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-BREW DEATH HELD AS ACCIDENTAL Coroner Asa W. Allen yesterday termed the death of W. R. “Woody” Brew, 31, who was killed when his car overturned on the Carolina Beach road about seven miles south of Wilmington Monday night, as accidental and said that he deemed an inquest unnecessary. Brew, part owner of the Plan tratin club and the Palais Royale restaurant at Carolina, and two companions were on their way from Carolina Beach to the Plan tation when the car, which police said Brew was driving, skidded and left the highway at the “Monkey” station. Brew 'was reported to have drowned while trapped in the automobile, which landed in a . ditch 96 feet away from the place it first left the highway. Floyd Whitman, special officer the Plantation, and LeGrand tpuncon, also connected with the club, were no# seriously injured. Whitman was reported by inves tigating officers to have suffered a fractured rib. Sgt. J. K. bmwn, 01 me oiaie | highway patrol, Patrolmen M. S. Parvin and R. C. Duncan, and county police officers investigat ed the accident, which occurred at the Monkey junction curve on U. S. highway 421 at approxi mately 3:40 a. m. According to Parvin, Brew was driving a 1941 Buick sedan, com ing around the curve, when the car started skidding. The officer laid Brew evidently lost control of the vehicle which went off the left side of the road, overturned, Jumped Mott’s creek and land ed upside down in a ditch. Par vin said the ditch, which was just wide enough for the car to j be wedged in, connected with the creek, which was 25 feet wide. Brew was penned under the au tomobile and it was impossible to remove the body until a wrecker had righted the car. Whitman and Duncan were able to get out of the car through a window'. The time of the accident was yet at 3:40 a. m. because Dun can’s watch, which received a severe blow, shattering the crys tal, stopped at 3:40. Brew’s body was taken to the Yopp Funeral home. The car was reportedly severely damaged. A native of Leland, Brew is survived by .his widow, Mrs. Maude Brew of Carolina Beach; his parents; one sister and foui^ brothers, including Earl Brew, of the Orton barber shop. Prior to his becoming affiliat ed with the Plantation club on; January 1, Brew operated the ( Chatterbox club, near Leland. ! Both the Plantation and the Palais Royale were closed yester day and will not reopen until fu neral services have been held. -v ACCIDENTAL DEATH VERDICT RETURNED BY CORONER’S JURY The death of Daniel Weyland Bland, of Burgaw, who was in stantly killed Monday when he plunged approximately 60 feet from the top deck of a ship un der construction at the yards of the North Carolina Shipbuilding company into its engine room hatch, was pronounced "accident el” yesterday by Coroner Asa W. Allen. No inquest will be held. Funeral services will be conduct ed from the Burgaw Baptist church at 3 p.m. today, by the pastor, the Rev. W. A. Poole, as sisted by the Rev. P. L. Clark, the Rev. I. J. Strawbridge and Dr. C. R. Taylor. Burial will be in the Burgaw cemetery. Pallbearers will be L. R. George, E. L. Durham, Bogue Johnson, James Henry Moore, John T. Wells and Gordon Paddison. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Helen Hayes Bland; two son, Dan iel Weyland Bland, Jr., and Wil liam Bland, of Burgaw; two daugh ters, Helen Bland and Adelaide Bland, of Burgaw; two brothers., D. H. Bland, Sr., of Goldsboro and W. B. Bland of Washington, D. C.; and four sisters, Mrs. C. C. Wagon er, of Lexington, Mrs. J. E. Crutchfield, of Greensboro, Mrs. J. H. Williams, of Burgaw, and Mrs. J. L. Sox, of Cary. -V FISHING REVENUE LARGE MILWAUKEE, Wis., July 17. (U.R)—Fifth among the states in the amount of revenue received from 1944 fishing licenses, Wisconsin collected receipts of $578,385. The U. S. Wild Life Service re ported that alifornia led the states with receipts of $902,188, followed by Michigan with $723, 451, Minnesota with $599,150 and New York with $584,619. inflamed Eves! 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Shepard, of Smithfield, former ly of Wilmington, has recently been awarded the Bronze Star Medal for heroic achievement in connection with military opera tions against the enemy at Saar iautern, and Quierschied, Ger many, from March 18 to March 20. The official citation reads in J part, “The exceptionally merito i rious manner in which he fulfilled I his mission and the courage shown by Lt. Shepard reflect great credit upon himself and the military ser vice.’’ REPORTS TO BLANDING Second Lieut. George Johnson, Jr., 19-year-old son of Dr. and Mrs. George Johnson, of 1803 Chestnut street, recently reported to Camp Blanding, Fla., for fur ther training after spending a ten day leave here with his parents. Lt. Johnson received his com mission after graduating from Of ficers Candidate school at Fort Benning, Ga. He is a graduate of ihe 1944 class of the New Hanovei High school and he also attended the University of North Carolina for six months before entering the Army. While at college he was a member of Phi Delta Theta Fraternity and the student legis lature. AWAITING DISCHARGE Recently r e - turned nome af ter three years service m Medi terranean and European t h e a ters, Pvt. Gra. ham Clemons, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Clem ons of 309 South 15th street, is now at Ft. Bragg awaiting his dis CLEMONS charge from the Army, Pvt. Clem ons participated in the North Af r:can invasion and the invasion of Sicily and Italy. He has served in the United States Army for the past nine years. AT CAMP BLANDING Private Dempsey L. Hewett, son of Mrs. Bertie Hewett, of Supply, is now stationad at Camp Blanding, Fla. Pvt. Hewett entered the arm ed forces in October, 1944. His wife and children are now making Ineir home in Supply with his mother. -V JAPS FALL FOR TRICK V/ITH THE 24TH DIVISION ON MINDANAO, July 17.—(IP)—S-Sgt. Joseph F. DeLuca, of 36 Beacham Ave., Belleville, N. J., commanded a squad of Japanese soldier — but only long enough to trick them into a death trap. Sgt. DeLuca was commanding a machine-gun position behind Jap anese lines when he noticed a col umn of enemy soldiers marching down the road. He motioned for them to come forward. The Japanese moved to within 20 yards of the machine guns be fore they realized they had been tricked. DeLuca ordered the Jap anese to halt and drop their rifles. One reached for a grenade and the machine guns opened fire All eight Japanese were killed. -V BUT WAR BONDS AND STAMPS c Used Vehicle Dealers Must Be Authorized Application must be filed with the Raleigh OPA office for au thorization to sell as. a dealer on and after August 1, by all concerns or individuals selling used cars, trucks and motorcycles for the warranted maximum price, it was announced yesterday by the local War Price and Rationing board. Former dealer authorizations for the sale of used vehicles are revoked as of August 1, and ap plication for new authorization must be made on Form 694-2163 to the district office before that date. Applications for authorization to operate as a used car dealer are available at the local office at 400 North Front street. HUNGRAY FOR CANDY CHICAGO, July 17.— (U.R) —De mand for candy will be double the supply in the second half of 1945, according to National Confection ers Assn., which predicts that for that period the American candy appetite will go unsatisfied to the extent of 862,500,000 pounds. AJiil, WILMIJNUIUJN MUKJNlNG &1A.K. +•■. GGP Senators Seek Vote Delay On Bretton Woods WASHINGTON, July 17.—(U.R)— Republican Senators opposed to the United States’ $6,000,000,000 contribution to the Bretton Woods monetary proposals served notice today that they would seek to have a vote on passage postponed un til a general economic conference has revealed the true condition of the world. ' Chairman Robert F. Wagner, D., N. Y. of the Senate Banking nommittee, opened debate with a lengthy plea for passage. He said Senate agreement to United States’ participation in the $9,100,000,000 World Bank and the $8,800,000,000 International Monetary Fund— both designed to aid global re construction and currency stabi lization—would “inform the world that we stand ready to cooperate in international economic mat ters.” These proposals and the United Nations’ Security Charter “lay a firm foundation for peace,” Via But Republicans, speaheaded by Sen. Robert A. Taft, R., O., attacked the proposals as “pouring $6,000,000,000 down a rat hole,” and asserted they would fight for a postponement of Senate action. Taft, remarking that we should find out more about general world conditions before spending more U. S. dollar*, added: “Thi* passage can be put off a year until things are more set tled. This would not be a defeat lor the proposals—it is the com mon sense thing to do.” In this st^nd, the Ohio Senator was supported by RepuDlican whip Kenneth S. Wherry of Nebraska and Sen. Homer E. Capehari, R., Ind. But Sen. Charles W. Tobey, R., N. H., co-sponsoring the agreement with Wagner character ized postponement as “unsound” “It is important,” Tobey said, “that the cooperation the United Nations have achieved in fighting this war be carried over in:o the peace. “The real risk is not that our subscription will be lost. The dan ger is that we shall do nothing to restore social, economic and fi nancial stability. I say that we cannot afford to postpone this thing now.” Tobey added that only one of 12 bankers who appeared before the committee during hearings fa vored postponement; the rest wanted immediate ratification. Wherry, however, asked why the purposes of the agreements could not be achieved by an existing agency—the Export -Import Bank —on which legislation is pending to increase its lending powers from $700,000,000 to $3,500,000,000. That comes up for hearings before the Banking Committee tomorrow. The Bretton Woods proposals un der which the United States would be the largest individual contrib utor in both the Bank and the Fund, were passed by the House 345 to 18. The Senate Banking committee reported the measure favorably, 14 to 4. The dissenters, who filed a minority report, were Republicans Taft, Eugene D. Mil likin, Colo., Hugh Butler, Neb., and John Thomas, Ida. In his plea for approval Wagner said: "We now stand at the threshold of another post-war period. During the past six years, world trade has been virtually at a standstill: political boundaries have been re shuffled, large producing and trad ing areas have been destroyed. As this war has been more devastat ing than the last, so the interna tional currency and investment problems we face are more serious than we have ever before encoun tered. whether by default, we will allow the world to repeat the tragic blunders of the 1920’s and 1930’s. This bill offers us the opportunity to initiate constructive steps to outlaw competitive currency de valuation and other economic war fare devices, to substitute coope ration for unilateral action in deal ing with international problems.” With these premises, Taft and other opponents heartily dis agreed. Taft objected that "this isn’t a currency stabilization fund at all; it’s just a fund for the United States to lend American money all over the world.’’ He joined other Senators in inquiring of Wagner what other “international lending” is contemplated by this govern ment. Sen. Owen Brewster, R., Me, said foreign economic administra tor Leo T. Crowley had advised him that we have agreed to loar France $2,750,000,000 when the ex port-import bank gets its increase. Taft asked how much of this in crease had been earmarked for Britain. “I don’t know,” Wagner replied, ‘‘they haven’t asked for any loan.'* “Is a billion dollars of this to provide an immediate loan for Russia?” Taft continued. ‘‘I have inquired into that re port and it is not true,” Wagner said. Taft said that economic diffi culties of the foreign nations should be settled before we be gin stabilizing their currencies. He said subsequently that if we could stabilize both the dollar and the British pound, "we have sta w« - bilized three-fourths of the world’s currency and then we can deal with the other nations.’’ Sen. Elmer Thomas, D., Okla., remarked that the United States already has stabilized the dollar, that the only purpose of the pro posals was to maket loans to other countries. When he questioned the timeliness of the proposals, Taft agreed with him. “The thing to do now," Wherry said, “is to go slow and protect the economy in America.” Sen. Burton K. Wheeler. E>., Mont., said that the United States "will be the most hated country in the world after the war be cause of her promises,” and he added: We’ve got to look after the United States. Some of these in ternationally-minded people say it’s a crime to want to look after your own country first. If that is a crime, then I’m an arch-crimi nal.” Taft and Millikin meanwhile pre pared four amendments which would force a nation to remove its currency restrictions be fore buying the currencies of other nations; would eliminate a pro vision that dollars may be “ra tioned” to other members; would restrict the time of stabilization loans, and stipulate that no na- i tion can use a “dollar scarcity as an excuse to renege on recipro cal trade treaty obligations. -V Three Transports Due Today With 7,000 Men NEW YORK. July 17.—(/P)—The U. S. Navy transport General Greeley, the transport Sea Porpoise and the S.S. George W. Woodard are scheduled to arrive here to morrow with more than 7,000 troops, the New York Port of Em barkation announced today. Among the larger units aboard the ships are the 10th Infantry Reg iment of the Fifth Division and an advance* detachment of the Eighth Corps aboard the Greeley. -V CRIME DOESN’T PAY CLEVELAND, O., July 17.—(U.R) —Gust Weber just laughed when a robber held him up in front of his home here and made off with his wallet—two cents. MALARIA CHECKED IN 7 DAYS WITH LIQUID for MALARIAL SYMPTOMS Take only as directed -! NAMED DELEGATE NEWBERRY, S. C. Tm„ „ —Lt. Col. Thomas H Prm'"^ the lone announced canHia "as Newberry countv voters ‘?“te » delegate to the state house J** 1 resentatives in a special ° ^ election today. 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Sludge—that gummy deposit resulting from wartime driving conditions—may be clogging your engine’s oil line, fouling piston rings, gum ming up valves, and gradually ruining costly bearings. And even slightly faster driving speeds can double that damage! So be wise! Let your Packard dealer check your car for little troubles that may develop into BIG ones without warning. A check-up today may prevent a serious acci dent in the months ahead—and spending a few dollars to remove sludge can well save you several hun dred in future repair bills. Ask the man who owns one . . . When new Packard cars, among all those studied, hart cars come back again, here’s something to keep stood up better-required less frequent repairs m mind: A wartime car-owner survey shows that and Packard owners have spent less on service. Packard-built Roll.-Royc* Aircraft Engin*. Packard PT Boat an# R*.cue Boat PRECISION-BUILT POWER Marin. Engin*. ^ Long Motor Co. 114 N. 2nd St., W ilmington, N. C.