By GERTRUDE CARRAWAY
NEW BERN, May 19.—Celebra
tion of the 30th anniversary of the
tnsecration of the Rt. Kev.
lomas C. Darst, D. D„ of Wil
ihington, on the first day of the
«2nd annual diocesan convention
and election of a new bishop on the
second day assure an import*nt
Withering here May 23-24 and
targe attendance of visitors f-om
many parts of North Carolina.
Officially approved by the Of
fice of Defense Transportation, be
cause of its business importance
and religious nature, the convention
will bring 125 delegates from the
various parishes of the diocese,
which covers the coastal areas of
the state. These delegates will be
entertained overnight in l°cal
homes. In addition, there will be
numerous visitors to pay tribute
to Bishop Darst.
Bishop Darst’s resignation be
came effective May 1, but he has
been asked to preside as bishop
pro-tern over the convention pro
grams, which will begin at 9:30
Wednesday morning with a com
munion service at Christ church.
Organization of the convention
Will start at 10 o’clock, followed by
the bishop’s annual address.
Diocesan speakers will be heard
at the morning session of the an
niversary meeting. They will eu
logize the retiring bishop, and pre
sent to him written messages and
gifts. State speakers and church
leaders from outside this diocese,
including former Gov. J. C. B.
Ehringhaus, of Raleigh, will pay
him tribute during the early afte"
noon. The main anniversary service
that night will have for the chief
address the Rt. Rev. Henry St.
George Tucker, D. D., presiding
bishop of the church.
Business to be transacted during
the first day will include reports
by committees on elections,, and
new parishes, standing committee,
examining chaplains, treasurer, de
partment of finance, committee on
canons, committee on unfinished
business, state of the church, dio
cesan trustees, University of the
South trustees, executive council,
church pension fund, laymen’s
thank offering, St. Mary’s school
NOT SO SORRY
ST. LOUIS, May 19.—UP)—
Staff Sergeant John C. Cole
man, 27, who had to plead
for mercy after saying that
Australian girls were more
natural and less artificial than
American girls, isn’t sc sorry
he made the statement,as it
led to his marriage today to
his high school sweetheart.
It started last January
while he was on a furlough
after three years in the South
Pacific. He was swamped by
telephone calls, letters and
telegrams from protesting
girls, one of whom was the
new Mrs. Coleman.
I told him that if he felt
that way about American girls
he had better go back to the
girls in Australia,!’ the pretty
24-year-old bride, the former
Carmeletta J. Haven, of
Greenville, 111., said at the
at Raleigh, Thompson orphange al
Charlotte,, and chaplain of the Uni
versity of North Carolina at Chape]
HiU. , „
Luncheon will be served for the
delegates at the Queen Anne hotel
Dinner that evening for the dele
gates and visitors will be at the
Centenary Methodist church socia.
room. A luncheon will be giver
Thursday at the Episcopal parish
After a celebration of the holj
communion Thursday morning, the
election of a new bishop will be
gin at 10 a. m. Under the church
rules, a majority of all dioce^ar
clergymen entitled to seats in the
convention and a majority of al
least 20 parishes voting will be re
quired for election. All voting wil
be by ballot.
Other important matters to come
before the convention are the elec
tion of delegates to the provincia
synod, diocesan plans for serving
the many newcomers in industrial
areas and camp communities ol
the diocese, Camp Leach and sum
mer conferences, the 1946 financial
program, special work of the de
partments of the executive council
and the “Forward in Service” pro
Four Vessels Sold To
Eastern N. C. Interests
The sale and delivery of four ves
sels to successful bidders in East
ern North Carolina in April was
announced yesterday by the Wai
The boats were included in re
cent public sales by WSA on ves
sels requisitioned by the arm*c
services and later declared sur
The sales were as follows: M
A. Santos to R. G. Russ, Shallotte
for $4,000; the Capt. Fred for $6,500,
the Romie for $5,500, and the West
wind for $5,950., all to the Fisl
Meal Co., Beaufort.
Score Successes Against
Japs On Bougainville
SAN FRANCISCO, May 19—(iP)
Two Australian Army divisions
the Third and the 11th—have scorec
important successes against the
Japanese on by-passed Bougainville
Island in the Solomons, the Austral
ian war department reported todaj
via the Melbourne radio.
The broadcast, recorded by the
FCC, said that after bitter fightin*
Aussie troops almost completely r=
cut off the Japanese on bonis pen- [
insula, northern front, while in the
center of the island others captur
ed Berry’s Hill. In the south, tank
led infantry broke Japanese defense I
at several points along the Hon
Hitlerian Aryanism actually
originated with Darius the Great
of Persia. Like Hitler, he wanted
to be remembered for being an
Aryan, but, unlike the Fuehrer, he
i was lenient with conquered peo
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