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TO BE INDUCTED City Draft Board number one ha* released the names of 23 white men to be sent to Fort Bragg for induction March 16 and of 37 sche duled for pre-induction examina tions two days earlier. The induction list, comprising men of mixed age-groups, includ ed the following names: Lem Kai, Albert G. Ottaway, Benjamin Brown, Elbert J.Horn buckle, Augustas B. Smith, Jr., Maurice F. Canady, Robert E. Lee, Edwin N. Small, Jr., Robert W. Misenheimer, William W. Roberts, Charles Edmund Thomp son, Jr., Alexander R. Justice, Cecil G. Smith, Jr., James M. McCorkle, Chambers C. Murray, Dorsey A. Jackson, James L. Dickens, Douglas L. Hobbs, Shel by L. Turner, Howard G. Trout man, Richard C. Fulghum, War ren B. Bowen and Luke J. Piner. Those to receive pre induction physical examinations are: Lawrence Hood Mathew, Harlee Batson, Elbert Woodrow Sikes, John Norwood Smith, William El bert Stanley, Harvey Lee, Robert Henry Gray, Dallie Alton Lanier, Samuel Andres Troy Jr., Atlas Bordeaux, Robert Labon Mercer, Lester Lee Wallace, Johnnie Thomas Jordan, Cecil Odrin Woods, Samuel Thomas Bennett, Floyd William Justice, Morris Bearden Haskett, Charlie Richard Zellars, Clarence Allen, Henry Isaac Rhodes, William Arch No bles, Joseph Shepard Morrison, Earl William Garris, Walter Mi chael Powell, Haywood Edward Dew, William Basil Wilson Jr., Charles Eric Franks, Harvey An derson Shirer Jr., William Alex ander Nurnberger Jr., George Thomas Williamson Aiken, James .Augustus Perrett, Enis Woodrow Johnson, William H. Breazeale, Willie C. Holliday, Hartford S. Robinson, Roby C. Leonard and John B. Smith. -V Better plumbing facilities in the army camps in the United States during World War II has doubled and sometimes tripled the ordinary water requirements of present day trainees over the requlremnts of World War I doughboys._ London Pres$ Features Story Of Roosevelts’ „ Plan To Visit London LONDON, Feb. 22. —(U.R)— The Evening Standard gave top play today to a dispatch from its New York correspondent . which said that President and Mrs. Roosevelt will visit London in the spring. The dispatch said the date nas not yet been set, but added that President Roosevelt might parti cipate in an inter-Allied victory march down the Mall and a mass review in Hyde Park. The American Embassy, com menting on the report, said, ‘it is just anybody’s guess whether President, and Mrs. Roosevelt will visit London this year. No ope here has heard anything about it and, honestly, we don’t know any thing.” _v_ FRENCH OFFICIAL WILL MEET EDEN PARIS, Feb. 22. —(fl5)—Foreign Minister Georges Bidault will leave for London, probably to morrow, . to confer with Foreign Secretary Eden on details of »he Crimea Conference, the French government announced tonight. (A dispatch from London, where it was announced that Bidault had accepted Britain’s invitation to make the trip, said the visit was expected to help relieve tension resulting from French resentment over being excluded from the Cri mea discussions, but that the real purpose was thought to be negotia tions preliminary to a Britfsh French military alliance.! An authorized official said today France was satisfied thus far with the position accorded her in the postwar world by the Crimea Con ference but was reserving decision on participation in the San Fran cisco United Nations Conference. This official declared France would delay the decision until full information is received concern ing France’s postwar role. Satisfaction thus far was derived from some additional information on the Yalta decisions which nas been received from French ambas sadors in Washington. Moscow and London, ip reply to French inquir These aswers, the Quai d'Orsay official said, indicated the Big Three powers want to give France full equality of sfatus in dispos ing of the questions pending before the United Nations. Among the most important of these questions is the blueprinting of a world security plan, including the occu pation of Germany, in which France has demanded a full share. -V An instrument used by astrono mers to study the stars can detect the heat of a candle 100 miles away. Yanks Battle in Ruins of Pruen PII ., M Three riflemen of the U. S. 4th Division ferret out German snip ers in the Reich town of Pruen after capturing this former Nazi strong hold. Wrecked buildings are all around them. Tins picture was made during the fighting February 14. tAP Wirephoto from Army Signal Corps Radiophoto). ___ Warsaw Group Notes World Day Of Prayer WARSAW, Feb. 22.—The World Day of Prayer was held Friday at the Baptist church with Mrs. G. Van Stephens presiding. Mrs. A. M. Williams presented the devotional from First Peter. Responsive readings were given and prayers were offered for men and women in the armed forces and for the leaders of the Nation. A roll call of men and women in service was given by Mrs. H. R. Hipp, Mrs. B. C. Sheffield and the Rev. G. Van Stephens. Tonight the members of the Warsaw Rotary Club were hosts at a supper at the American Legion Home, honoring the Rotary Anns and visiting members of the arm ed forces. A chicken salad plate and dessert were served, and after supper card games were played. -V MOTORISTS VEX HIM HUNTINGTON. Ind., Feb. 22 — (U.R)—City Fire Chief Ernest Geider was amazed by the necessity to is sue a notice requiring private au tomobile drivers to wait or detour when they find their way blocked by fire equipment. City firemen twice were asked to ‘‘move that truck and let me through.” HOSPITAL NAMES NEW PATHOLOGIST The appointment of Dr. J. How ard Smith as Pathologist and di rector of the laboratory of James Walker Memorial hospital was an nounced yesteray by the institu tion’* Board of Managers. Dr. Smith is a graduate of the Medical school of the University of Pennsylvania and served his in terneship at the Philadelphia Gen eral hospital, Philadelphia. He taught histology, the inter pretation of healthy tissue as com pared to pathology, the interpre tation of diseased tissue, in the medical school of the University of Pennsylvania for ten years and during that period was Histologist at the Philadelphia General hos pital. Later, he was Pathologist and Laboratory director at St. Agnes hospital, in Philadelphia, for near ly 12 years. He comes directly to James Walker Memorial hospital from the Davis hospital in States ville. The securing of Dr. Smith com pletes a long-planned program de signed to afford physicians and patients with laboratory service equal to the best, it wa# said. The hospital now has one of the most modern equipped laborato ries in the state, officials stated. -v ASSEMBLY GETS TEXTBOOK BILL BALETGH, Feb. 22.—<#)—The Legislature held busy, lengthy sessions again today and receiv ed among an unusually large number of bills two measures by Rep. Stone of Rockingham to provide free eighth grade text books and to place kindergartens under the supervision "of the State Department of Public Instruction. The General Appropriations bill, already approved by the As sembly. carries funds for the textbooks. The other bill would allow the State Board of Educa tion to change administrative unit boundaries of administrative school units, to make school lunch rooms non-profit, and to allow the aoard to determine which school afficicals shall be bonded. Two other measures placed in the House hopper would create commissions to study the eastern and to assist in the fight against North Carolina potato situation, and to assist in the fight against cancer. . -V NOT A NEW PLANT The rubber-producing gauayule is nt a recent discovery. It was identified more than 90 years ago by Dr. Bigelow, near Escondido, rexas, and is a relative of sun "lowers. 1 AXV, VV XJLxi— farm loan body REPORTS on YEAR The annual meeting of the Clinton National Farm Loan Association was held in Clinton and Kenans ville last week, during which it was revealed that the organization was in its strongest financial posi tion since its beginning. Reports on 1944 reflected a suc cessful year. The Associations’* stock is being retired at 100 cents on the dollar when members pay off their loans, offices said. Dur ing the past year 79 new loans were made for $151,0255, while 16f loans amounting to $255,382 were paid off, a substantial amount oi advance payments were made on outstanding loans. ‘This is ample proof tliat many farmers are following a sound policy of gif ting their debts in good shape, C. F. Lee, president, said. A round table discussion on “Farm Land Values and a Sec ond Investment Program”, was led by McDonald Davis. Luther W. Register, of Wallace, was re-elected to the Board for a three year term. Other members of the Board are Lee, of Faison; W, g. Peterson of Clinton; A. G. Warren, of Roseboro; and G. D. Murray, of Warsaw. At a meeting of directors, fol lowing the stockholder’s meeting, Lee was re-elected president, Pet erson, vice-president, DeWitt Carr, secretary-treasurer, and Gladys Upchurch, assistant secretary treasurer. 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