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BY CITY COUNCIL Terming' the session “very suc 5Cj,] " Councilman J. E. L. Xadc yesterday reported briefly citv council on the con 10 * .eme Monday night between city officifls and rnernDers of the city ‘ ji Lrvice commission. C -While no definite action was , J. 1 think we are ready to w'orf together now.” Mr. Wade told C°X conference, he pointed out. ed in closer understanding re,' tooperation between the two *n up! and in a more successful mferp-etation of the civil service set • The nain discussion between the wo holies'concerned the applica nt aid interpretation of the act . rco;rd to the promotions and operati*ns of the police and fire departments. Coundlman W. E. Yopp ex ssed the belief that the main difficulty in the past had been the misinterpretation of the law. was decided not to forward a„; names for promotion to the commission until after its first meeting following the joint session. jt js Understood that they plan to meet Friday night and the council probably will forward recommen datioi/s immediately thereaf' Xhd meeting, held in the city council chambers, was presided over by Mayor W. Ronald Lane, gnd a tended by Councilmen Wal ter F. Yopp, Robert S. LeGwin, Garlaid S. Currin, J. E. L. Wade, Citv Manager A. C. Nichols, City Attorney W. B. Campbe \ Nor wood S. Westbrook, chairman of tnc commission, and Robert L. fryer Robert H. Williams, and Dr David Murchison, members. _\t_ Cape Fear Area Scout Leaders Plan Meeting Trie executive board meeting of ihe Cape Fear Area council of the Boy Scouts of America will be neld at White Lake at 7:30 p. m. today to adopt a budget for the ;:ose if adopting a budget for the coming year. Repirts will be made by the rhairnan of the various commit tees o: the governing body, as well as the chairman of the district. Wilnington delegates will be. IV. Eugene Edwards, the Rev. Mor timer Glover, Ranald Stewart, E. A. Laney, J. C. Roe, W. J. Riley, Louie E. Woodbury. Jr., W. E. Jenkins. Robert Strange, D. M. Darien. Tom Lawther, and Court land W. Baker. Scout Executive, and Carroil Tinsley, Assistant So it Executive. -V STRVICE RESUMED NEW YORK. June 20.—(^Pi— Radotelephone service between the Unit'd States and Great Britain agaii will be available to the gen eial oublic Saturday, the Ameri can "elephone and Telegraph Co. anr.omced today. -V BUY AAR BONDS AND SI AMPS MateTC C T For Petroleum this K C w I Jelly Quality Press Moroline between J Z' thumb and forefinger. / ( / / Spread apart alowly. Long \\ } ■V f silky fibres prove Moroline a ' j top quality ^petroleum jel- tL 1/ ly. For minor cuts, burns, V f chafes and abrasions. 6c, J f triple eize Moroline, 10c. I . , Interpreting The War By KIRKE L. SIMPSON (Associated Press News Anaylst) Suprising earlier advices from China that Japanese forces were evacuating Hainan island, a pivo tal strategic position at the mouth of the gulf of Tongkin, appear at least premature if not wholly un founded. Yet there are evidences of growing enemy uneasiness in. that sector. Chungking reports of Nipponese offensive activities on Hoihong Peninsula in southern Kwangtung in dicate Japanese fear that Hainan might be isolated. If that were done it could fall into Allied hands as an advance base for the merg ing east-west air attack on enemy mainland and sea communications. In Chinese hands Hainan would offer glittering possibilities. It lies due west of northern Luzon some 700 miles and within close air striking distance of the China and Indo-China coast line along which run highly vulnerable Japanese land communications with forces to the south. For that reason if no other a desperate enemy stand on Hainan would seem indicated. Chinese military spokesmen now report that while an enemy detachment was withdrawn from the island, presumably for the action in prog ress on Hoihong peninsula, the main garrison on Hainan still is intact. It is a vital safeguard for what its left of enemy life line contacts with Indo-China, Thailand and the Malay peninsula; even with Su matra and Java. Its surrender would represent final abandonment by Tokyo of all forces deployed south of China. Hoihong peninsula juts due south ward from the Kwangtung coast west of Hong Kong. It reaches within a virtual stone’s throw of the north coast of Hainan island like a draw bridge and is the route for maintaining contact between the Hainan garrison and Japanese forces on the mainland. Chungking has disclosed that two Japanese columns were in opera tion north and northeast of Lim kong, an important junction point of the Kwangtung coastal,rail sys tem crossing the base of the penin sula. Limkong lies over 270 miles southeast of one of the two main points of Chinese attack from the west on the China-Indo-China en emy corridor. Liuchow. At last reports the Chinese had driven to within three miles of that former American 14th Air Force base at two points. Its capture seemed imminent. South of the Liuchow sector, where Chinese forces at last reports had crossed the upper arm of the West river on a broad front, they were within 60 miles of Limkong The motive of Japanese offensive on Hoihong peninsula has stirred speculation in Chungking, turning largely on the assumption that it is a move to protect communica tions with Hainan. There can be no question about its strategic values, or ihat its loss would be a blow to Japanese hope of rescuing any part of the armies to the south. -V Out of 103 collegiate institutions in California, only 25 of them grant degrees. Ohio has approxi mately 64 collegiate institutions and 44 of them grant degrees. JUST RECEIVED! GENUINE SAMSON BRIDGE TABLES 2.50 and 3.50 The Table of Enduring Beauty ♦ Strong Enough To Stand On ♦ Double Braces Absolute Rigidity « Color Fast Tops Clean Playing Surface « Washable Not Harmed by Any Liquid ♦ Continuous Tops Nothing to Catch Dirt ♦ 59 Square Inches More Playing Space Relk William* flfc Gen. Buckner And Successor Lt. Gen. Simon Bolivar Buckner, Jr. (left), U. S. Tenth Army commander who was killed by Jap shell fire on Okinawa June 18. is shown with Maj. Gen. Roy S. Geiger of the Marine Corps as they walked along an Okinawa road sometime before death struck. Gen. Geiger was placed in command of American (forces on Okinawa after Buckner’s death. <AP Wirephoto). N. C. Adopts Its Share Of Super-High way Plan RALEIGH, June 20.— UP) —The State Highway Commission threw its policy of “closed door’’ sessions into the discard today, thus re versing a stand it took a month ago, and in its first major action looking to post-war years adop ted the State’s portion of a pro posed interstate “super-highway” system. In a day long meeting crammed full of organizational work, the commission followed Governor Cherry’s recommendation and ap pointed George B. Patton of Macon as general counsel; named W. H. Rogers, Jr., as assistant to com mission Chairman A. H. (Sandy) Graham, and appointed H. A. Honeycutt as director of the State’s prison system. Patton, a former assistant at torney general, will succeed Charles Ross, general counsel for 18 years and acting chairman for the last year. Ross will be retain ed on the commission’s legal staff during pending litigation on a fee basis. Patton’s salary is $6,000 a year. Rogers, now assistant motor ve hicles commissioner, will take over a post created at the first meeting of the new board and will have charge of personnel. His salary was set at $4,800. Honeycutt has been acting direc tor of the penal division since last December, when he was ap pointed to succeed Oscar Pitts. He is a veteran of 44 years of service with the prison department and for many years was warden of central prison. His salary is $4,800. The commission renounced its “closed door” policy in the form of a resolution which was adopted unanimously. Introduced by T. Max Watson of Forest City, the resolu tion said that at its May meeting the commission felt that “the many matters pertaining to organi zation could be better handled in executive sessions and adopted such a policy.” Beginning with the July meet ing, the resolution said, "it will be the policy of the commission to have its meetings open to the pub lic, except at such times as it is deemed advisable to go into execu tive session. Reporters were not admitted at today’s meeting, but a summary of the commission’s action was handed to the press in the form of a Statement by Graham. ■Under the proposed interstate “super-highway” system, on which approximately $34,500,000 in Feder al funds alone will be spent the first three years immediately af ter the war, these North Carolina sections of highway will be used as links in a chain spanning every section of the continent: 1. Over U. S. 301 from Emporia. Va., entering the State near Wel on, to Rocky Mount, Wilson, Fay etteville, Lumberton, and into South Carolina at Dillon. 2. Over U. S. 1, entering the State at Wise, Va., to Henderson and Durham: from Durham on U. S. 70 to Burlington, Greensboro, High Point, Lexington and Salis bury; from Salisbury over U. S. 29 to Concord. Charlotte and Gas tonia to the South Carolina line. 3. From Greensboro over U. S. 4221 to Winston-Salem; from Win ston-Salem over U. S. 158 to Mocks ville, Mocksville over U. S. 64 to Hickory, from Hickory over U. S. 70 to Asheville and on the Tennes. see line. 4. From Asheville on U. S. 74 to Rutherfordton, and from Ruther fordton over U. S. 221 to the South Carolina line. WHITE COATS ..$2-25 WAIST APRONS . 59c BIG APRONS . 69c CAPS . 35c Made of heavy double-filled bleached Duck. Caps of While Twill. Ideal for home or com mercial establishments. (Rdk dhilliaitii) &>. __ __ 7 ^ ' 7 EX-WILMINGTONIAN1 IS AMG OFFICIAL A former student at.Miss Aimie Hart’s private school here, Edwin Parker, now Major General Par ker, today is a military governor in the U. S.-Occupied section of Germany, according to word re ceived here by friends of the gen eral, who spent his boyhood in Wilmington. Born in Wytheville, Va.. Major Gen. Parker returned here with his mother, Mary Hardin Parker of Wilmington, and entered Miss. Hart’s school. In his early teens he moved to Washington, D. C., with his family, and prepared for West Poiht at a military school in capital city. Though he never attended the Miyitary Academy, Gen. Parker took the examination with the Academy class of 1914 and came out among the first five in the class. Commissioned as a second lieutenant in 1914. he trained troops in this country during the first World War. Inn the current war, Gen. Parker was stationed fcr a long period a* Fort Bragg, and was at one time commanding vfficer of the post From there he went to Camp But ner, where he organized the 78th division of the First army, which he commanded ard led overseas in November. J944 His division vvu] be remembered as one of the first to crack the Seigfried Line, a no for its action in bisecting the superhighway? leading to the heart of Germany. He was an eyewitness of the col lapse of the Remagen bridge, which gave way under the pres sure of our troops and supplies. Miss Maude Parker, sister of Gen. Parker, now residing in Washington, D. C . was a recent visitor to Wilmington, and while here stayed at the home of Mrs. W. G. Head. -V ASSUMES DUTIES TALLAHASSEE. Fla., aune 20— (U.R)—Olin Hill today assumed the duties of acting director of the highway patrol following the res ignation of director J. J. Gilliam of Lakeland. The state cabinet ac cepted Gilliam’s resignation yes terday, and deferred action on a suggestion by Gilliam thr' Capt. S. A. Senneff, commanding officer of the patrol’s southern division at Fort Lauderdale be relieved of his post. SWEATIN’ IT OUT By Mauldin I C**. IMSfcf Sy*£c*t«. !*«• 4 “1 see you told ’em they’re goin’ home.” COMMUNITY CHEST PI NS NEW SHOW Special music, written and di rected by Jon Gart. will be heard in each of the eleven dramatic stories in the transcribed radio series “Crisis In War Town” to be presented weekly over WMFD un der the auspices of the Community War Chest beginning June 22nd. According to Rabbi M. M. Thur man. Jon Gart, recently named musi cal director for RKO Pictures Radio Promotion is well known for his original contributions to the music of the Airwaves. His loose-leaf, copyrighted tome “Jon Gart’s Network Theses” is a mar vel of musical cataloging. From it he can pull any kind of a mood a hero or a heroine needs. In great demand, Russian-born Gart is one of radio’s most versa tile artists, and besides his new assignment, his music is heard on some 30 shows a week, including the Repertory Playhouse transcrip, tions dramatizing famous plays for NBC, the Ellery Queen program, Big Town, and numerous others. All the music for the radio promo tion of “The Enchanted Cottage” was composed by Gart. who also wrote a popular song of the same name with lyrics by Carley Mills, which was introduced recently by Guy Lombardo, and Ferry Como. Bing Crosby is recording it. The new "Crisis In War Town” series presents dramatized stories typical of the problems social work agencies must deal with in most American cities. Gart's music makes these outstanding and charming pictures of real life. -V daiLy except scunday BOGOTO, Columbia.—UP)—Radio newsmen in this capital will rest on Sundays without the fear of the other fellow’s scoop. Directors of radio news progAams have signed a pact whereby they will suspend their Sunday broadcasts. At Al) Dealers Not Exactly 1 as Illustrated Just Received! Shipment Nelly-Dons Cool summery cottons — Stripes, prints. Black and Navy sheers—in | shantungs and crepes. Perfectly styl ed and tailored for a perfect summer season. $2-98 To $]Q.95 Sizes 12 to 44 and Half Sizes , Come Early and Avoid Disappointment * * > 2ND FLOOR • ; -1 HOLLY RIDGE CLUB PLANS BOND SHOW The Holly Ridge Rotary club will sponsor another bond and auc tion show at the Holly Ridge Com munity house Friday at 8 8p. m„ continuing its series of success ful rallies already staged. As in the past shows, the free prizes given to bond purchasers, will include many hard to get items, such as: gun shells, alarm clocks, paper tissues, film, liquor, cigaret tes, cigars, chewing gum, sheets, fountain pens, cigarette lighters and butter. Through the cooperation of Captain Ned E. Hood, Public Re lations Officer at Camp Davis, a special treat will be offered. First Lt. Roy C. Schmidt of Camp Davis will be guest speaker. Lt. Schmidt is a former pilot with the Eighth Air Force. He has flown 35 mis sions over Germany and holds the Air Medal and the Distinguished Flying Cross. Music has been secured through the cooperation of Captain Flenni ken, Assistant Special Service Of ficer. of Camp Davis. For the auction and show, C. C. Hines will be in charge of bond sales, and Porter Ward, Heyward Campbell, and John D. Jenkins will be in charge of securing and giving away the prizes. RED-ITCHY-SCALY ECZEMA Doctor’s ‘invisible* Liquid Promptly Relieves Torture! First applications of wonderful soothing medicated Zemo—a doctor’s formula — promptly relieve the itching and burn^ ing and also help heal the red, scaly skin. Amazingly successful for over 85 years! First trial of Zemo convinces! Invisible —doesn’t show on skin. a||s|||a All drug stores. In 3 sizes. J nil! 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