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(DOTED ORCHESTRA n j, Chester Booked For ° Dance At Pavillion Saturday Night - b Chester, generally acknowl B j to have one of the top 6 hestras in American dance band has been booked into ia pavillion at Wrightsville Pl'l;, for Saturday night, Relmon j/bhson, manager, announced last night. ' , ;op notch stagp band, blend ‘ .V-i'th assortment of rhythms ; / novel ties to suit a variety of Chester and his orchestra .^ appeared in some of the fore .beaters and hotel ballrooms Zv-!«hou: the country since his . "o thP front rank of popular ward leaders in the past few years. J jt,jred with Chester’s orchestra ‘/vocalist roles will be Lou Gard and Phyllis Lane to entertain, i/o/e voice will be familiar to //•-.ington record collectors and --eater fans who heard the orches -s on several top radio network shows. Chester’s is the third big-name band booked into Lumina this season under the pavillion’s new policy oI providing this area with J, ie'ast one big band a week. Among his recent engagements ljve ’been appearances in Los steles, San Francisco, Detroit, ana° paramount Theater in New York. Advance ticket sales open this afternoon at the Wilmington Travel Agency, 128 Princess street. deportees still here Sheriff C- David Jones yesterday morning reported that the two Ital ian stowaways, Antonio Astorina, 35i and Angelo Scaletta, 19, who •■ere being deported when their ship the S.S. Chester Valley, limped mto port Saturday after develop ing engine trouble, still were be ins held in the city-county jail ie'e. The two deportees were ex acted to leave with their ship aarly this morning. AT LASTf fast relief hn, PRICKLY HEAT • At last — a new heat powder containing super - absorbent bentonite! Johnson’s Prickly I Heat Powder quickly soothes and cools the itchy, burning prickly rash. And the bentonite — exclusive with Johnson’s — promotes quick healing by keep ing the skin dry. Try it today. JOHNSON'S PRICKLY HEAT SHOOT-TO-KILL ORDER OUT FOR TEL AVIV GANGS JERUSALEM, July 30 — f/P) — British troops, ordered to “shoot to kill' violators, clamped a rigid 22-hour-a-day curfew on the 200,000 residents of the all-Jewish city of Tel Aviv today and made an in tensive house-to-housg manhunt for terrorist suspects. A high ranking officer said ar rests might total up to 3,000 in a searc.a lasting several days for members of Irgun Zvai Leumi and the Stern gang, Jewish under ground organizations, “and other wanted persons.” The troops also were believed seeking caches of arms and clandestine radio trans mitters operated by the under ground. An official statement said the operation was the direct result of the bombing eight days ago of the King David hotel in Jerusalem. 11 MEN ACCEPTED INTO ARMY HERE Captain Cottle Announces New List Of Accept ances For Week • Eleven men were accepted by the Wilmington Army Recruiting station for enlistment in the reg ular Army, during the week end ing July 27, it was announced to day by Capt. N. G. Cottle. Among these eleven enlistees, were Robert Fulford of 613 Cen teral Blvd., who enlisted for a period of three years for service in the Signal Corps. Robert grad uated from New Hanover High School this year. Harry K. Cole man, ,85 Pinecrest Parkwaj, ,and Paul E. Smart, 814 N. 5th street, veterans of 4 years and 8 1-2 years respectively, re-enlisted in the Army Air Forces in the grade of Technical Sgts., under a new reg ulation, which authorizes the en listment of qualified Army vet erans, regardless of how long dis charged. Smart and Coleman are now serving at Pope Field Army Air Base. Coleman’s decorations include the Air Medal with 1 Bronze Serv. ice Star, Asiatic - Pacific Cam paign Medal with 2 Bronze Serv ice Stars, and the American De fense Medal. Both Coleman and Smart plan to make the Army a career. Other applicants accepted are as follows: Thomas B. Edge, 106 Meares street; Rex H. Every, 208 S. 3rd street; Thurman Rochelle, 303 Dawson street; Linward L. Gray, Atkinson; Morris M. Hum phrey, Richlands; Alvin C. Jenkins Richlands; Norman Williams, Richlands; and William E. Jeter,, Greenville, S. C. INDIAN’S CONDITION SERIOUS FOLLOWING ACCIDENT ON TRUCK LUMBERTON, July 30.—Roscoe Locklear, Red Springs Indian, is in a local hospital in a serious condition as the result of injuries received when he was allegedly struck by a truck driven by Ed ward Robinson, Florida Negro, who was employed by a pulpwood company near Red Springs. Rob inson is held in Robeson jail on a hit and run driving charge. Sheriff E. C. Wade said that he understood that Robinson pushed Locklear off the fender of the fender of the truck following an argument and that the moving truck struck Locklear when he fell, Locklear sustained a frac tured pelvis and other injuries. MEET ME TONIGHT AT FAMOUS CLUB — CAROLINA BEACH ROAD — SEE HEAR THRILL To The Lovely Frances Colwell VOCALIST . . The DEAN of music TICKETS NOW ON SALE At *• JEWEL BOX * KINGOFFS * CRYSTAL CAFE Admission 2.00 Per Person (Tax Included) DEAN SON .JL FRANCESCOLWELL i GEORGE NOWLAN ^ RADIO NETWORK w RECORDING STARS HERE'S THE SPOT TO DINE AND DANCE State Ports Authority Introduces Brief On 35 - Foot Channel Prouosal W. 0. Huske, Fayetteville, secretary of the State Ports Authority, is shown above introducing the SPA’S' brief supporting the proposed 35-foot Cape Fear river channel at the hearing on the project yesterday morn ing in the Customshouse. Among those at the hear ing, clockwise around the table and not including the two women stenographers in the foreground, were Col. George W. Gillette, chief of the Wilmington district of the United States Army Engineers who conducted the hearing; T. J. Hewett, Colonel Gillette’s executive officer; H. G. Robert, Atlanta, Ga.; Felix Grisette, di rector of the N. C. State Planning board; R. B. Page, chairman of the State Ports authority; E. L. White, president of the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce; H. E. Boyd, traffic manager of the Wilmington Port Traffic association; C. L. Crawford, Fayetteville; Col. John Bright Hill, Wilmington; Mr. Huske; J. T. Hiers, general agent of the Wilmington Port commission; and Jasper C. Hutto, manager of the Lumberton Chamber of Commerce.—STAR STAFF PHOTO BY PETE KNIGHT.____ VALDOSTA LEAF PRICES ADVANCE * i G e o r g i a-Florida Market Continues Rise On Fourth Day VALDOSTA, Ga„ July 30.—(TP)— Average prices for most grades of flue cured tobacco offered on the Georgia-Florida market today showed increases for the fourth successive sales day, the U. S. De partment of Agriculture reported The department reported new gains up to $5 but the majority was around $3 per hundred. Good cutters and top quality lugs brought record high averages of $58 per hundred. Thin nondescript, which has displayed an up and down tendency since the beginning of sales, declined $6.50 from the previous day's quotations. Because of Increases in the pro portion of common to fair grades, the general quality of the offerings was slightly lower than for any day since the opening last week. This was specially noticeable in the higher percentage of common leaf and nondescript. However, most sales were made up of fair to fine lugs, low and fair leaf, and cutters. Yesterday a new daily high aver age of $48.94 per hundred was es tablished for 9,325,996 pounds auc tioned. The average was $2.33 above that of last Friday. More than one-half of the markets aver aged $50 or better for the day’s sales. Through the same dates, season’s gross sales totaled 36,063, 014 pounds and averaged $46.29. Gross sales by states yesterday were a follows: Georgia: 8,284,846 pounds, aver age 48.46; Florida: 1,041,150, aver age 52-78; total, 9,325,996, average 48.95. Season through July 2iL Georgia, 32,121,960 pounds, aver age 46.04; Florida, 3,941.054; aver age, 48.33; total, 36,063,014, aver age 46.29. The use of asbestos can be traced to ancient times._ Southeastern North Carolina NEWS TIDBITS ★ ★ ★ Bladen — Brunswick — Columbus — Craven — Duplin — Onslow — Pender — Robeson_Sampson INDIAN JAILED LUMBERTON, July 30. — James Evans Locklear, an In dian of near Red Springs, is being held in the Robeson county jail on charges of killing Alex Locklear, another Indian of the same community, by cut ting his throat. LULL IN TRADING SOUTHPORT, July 30. — Brunswick county business people have been noting a big lull in trading, the quiet that comes before the big rush of the tobacco marketing season. While it has been dull for the merchants the tobacco grow ers have been going through the biggest rush work period of the year. They now have their crop well in hand for the begin ning of the tobacco marketing season, Thursday of this week. MISS NEW BERN NEW BERN, July 30.—Un der the auspices of the New Bern Junior Chamber of Com merce, Miss Peggy Jean Ter ry, an employe of the Caro lina Telephone and Telegraph company here, was chosen as “Miss New Bern,” to represent this city in state beauty con tests. Runners-up chosen were Miss Hazel Gaskins, and Miss Nellie Gray Dixon. Nelson Bowden served as master of ceremonies and presented W. F. Dowdy, Jr., chairman of the beauty pageant. HURT IN WRECK SOUTHPORT, July 30.-Wil liam Carrier, local ex-service man, was knocked unconscious and sustained a broken collar bone and numerous bad body bruises when his mortorcycle skidded, and hurled him to the pavement, near the J. Arthur Dosher Memorial hospital late Saturday evening. Recce Swan, another ex-service man who was riding with him was not injured. BODY RECOVERED NEW BERN, July 30.—The body of Lloyd Lester Nelson, 14, Negro, has been recovered from Neuse river within a mile from the spot where he was drowned three days pre viously. The youth was in swimming at Pitch Kettle beach with several friends when accidentally drowned. Dragging operations were un successful for some time. Finally the body floated to the top of the water. Coroner U. W. Daughterty listed the death as accidental, and said an in quest would not be necessary. FISH RUNNING SOUTHPORT, July 30.—King Mackerel (cero to the down homers in the more eastern part of the state) are now be ing caught rather numerously off Frying Pan and adjoining waters. A party of Wilming ton and Greensboro sportsmen out with Captain James Arnold got three of them one after noon this week. The fish weigh ed 10, 15 and 19 pounds each. The party also got over a hun dred blues and Spanish mack erel. < ORDERED TO NEW POST CAMP LEJEUNE, July 30. —Capt. Willis L. Fairbanks has been ordered to the train ing command of amphibious forces with the Pacific fleet. CONVICTS TAKE CAR SOUTHPORT, July 30.—D. Bert and J. Sam Frink are brothers and their fine farms adjoin each other, between Longwood and Grissettown. At four o’clock, one morning this week, the family of D. Bert was awakened when a couple of escaped Negro convicts tried to steal their truck. The men were frightened away from D. Bert’s truck and they went over to J. Sam’s and stole his Oldsmobile, instead. NO EXCUSE NOW JACKSONVILLE, July 30.— The excuse of no transporta tion cannot apply to members of the Kellum Baptist church Sunday School any longer, for N the Pastor solved that problem by buying a bus to haul the youngsters to and from church. TUG AT SOUTHPORT SOUTHPORT, July 30.—The Northside, an English tug, has been spending several days here, presumably waiting for a tow to come in from some point. PRESS OVERLOOKED? SOUTHPORT., July 30. — Capt. W. E. Bellamy, former ly master of the dredge Henry Bacon, says that the press has been overlooking one of the most potential beach develop ments on the Brunswick coast. Capt. Bellamy and R- P. Rob inson owns a large iraci ui land on the east side of the Shallotte river inlet. The tract has five miles of ocean and inland waterway frontage. A heavy saie of building lots has been taking place at this prop erty but,, so far, there has been no construction, owners of lots are waiting for a road and an ease up of the problem of obtaining building material. SHOPPING CENTER OPENS CAMP LEJEUNE, July 30. —After nearly four years of effort and negociations the Mid way Park Shopping Center will have its official opening Wed nesday, July 31st, at four in the afternoon. The opening cere mony in which Major General Thomas E. Watson, Command ing General of Camp Lejeune will take part, will be brought to the people of Jacksonville and Camp Lejeune through the facilities of the Jacksonville Broadcasting Company. MORE MEDALS CAMP LEJEUNE, July 29. —Whether he will have room for it' on his uniform which was already bedecked with 17 decorations remains to be seen, but another medal has been presented to Col. Lewis B. Puller. USMC. The Bronze Star medal was presented to Colonel Pullc- for meritorious action on Guadalcanal in 1942. While attached to the First Marine division there,,, he led many successful assaults against the Japanese. Despite being wounded seven times, he heroically continued to lead his battaP-i of 11th Marines. JACKSON DEPARTS NUERNBERG, Germany, July 30—(/P)—Justice Robert H. Jackson, chief U.S. prosecutor, said Tuesday he would leave for the United States late Wednesday and return here ‘'in the first days of Septem ber” for the verdict of the inter national military tribunal in the war crimes cases m TRUCK MEN j HEAR ETHERIDGE - Two Drivers Presented Safety Award At Meet ing Here Lieut. Coy C. Etheridge of the city police department was featur ed speaker at the regular meeting of the delivery truck drivers of National Biscuit company yester day afternoon at four. The police official spoke to the men on the “History of the Automo bile,” during which the era is charged with the cause of traffic congestion which has ultimately re sulted in a high rate of fatalties in America during the past half cent ury. His speech followed that of Hir am Jackson, local driver who had been selected to speak to his fel low workers on the 10 cardinals "of accident prevention and ways to reduce the high rate of accidents. Jackson told his fellow drivers that backing up their trucks is the cause of at least 75 per cent of the company’s accidents. His statement was substantiated by plant manager A. E. Rucker who also cautioned the drivers about safety as it applies to present day operation. Two drivers, C. L. Cook and Jesse Jackson were presented the company’s three year award for safety in recognition of their three year period of operation without an accident. In his speech Lieutenant Ether idge briefly traced the hi; 'ry of the automobile, pointing out that mass production of motor cars, has caused congestion in the nations traffic lanes. He told the men that during six wars, lasting 17 years the United States has had 510,889 people killed on the streets and highways through auto accidents against 244, 357 killed in all tne six wars. Eight thousand motor vehicles were registered in this country l in 1900, and by 1913 the number had leaped to 1.258.620. By 1939 the figure had reached a peak of 30, 750.000, the latest figure available in the officials data. He described accident preven tion of all kinds, as the primary police problem today, naming as number one the preservation of lives, and as number two of their aims, the protection of property. WILLFTTSSPEAKER AT JAYCEE MEET Local Realtor Answers Questions 'Pertaining To Rentals Frederick Willetts, director of the Federal Home Loan bank and president of Willetts Realty com pany, addressed the Junior Cham ber of Commerce last night at their regular meeting at the YMCA. Speaking on problems relative to the National Housing situation, the local housing official later answer ed various timely questions per taining to cost of rentals, and some of the purchase advantages and problems. The group balloted on the many questions, closing their ballot for mailing to the National Junior Chamber. Washington where the ballots will be tabulated. The Junior Chamber also enter tained Hugh Lackey as guest and welcomed Jaycee Wilbur Anderson, recently returned after a period of duty with the armed forces. Members of the local club plan ning to attend the state beauty pageant in Wilson Saturday and the North Carolina Board of Direct ors meeting to be held in the Cher ry hotel Sunday are; Ed Gilmore, Claude O’Shields, Ed Godwin, Jr., Luther Hodges, Clarence Moore, Ed Ward, Lloyd Dunn Woodrow and Archie Fountain. Wallace West Dick Rochelle, Aubrey Thomp son, R. B. Howard, Hal Love and Jesse B. Sellers. CITY MISSING OUT ONI FPROFITS County Agent Tells Rota rians Tobacco Passes Wilmingtqn By Members of the Rotary Club, meeting at the Friendly Cafeteria were told yesterday that "agricul ture is an art", by R. W. Galphin, county agriculture agent. The county agent went into detail to explain to the members that millions of dollars worth of to bacco ‘go right through Wilming ton’ on way to warehouses and auc tion blocks. ‘‘You. gentlemen here today can do something about this”, he said. "Wilmington and North Carolina seem to be working hard to build Norfolk and most of their tobacco farmers send away because there is no outlets here”, the county agent pointed out. Urges Farm Visit Saying that nearly all big busi ness deals are made over the din ing table, Galphin urged that busi ness men go out and ‘‘eat and sit” with the farmers. By doing this they can get first hand information of the problems the farmers are up against, he said. Walter Cartier urged that all Ro tarians who have not had their pictures made to do so at once. Gardner Greer read an interest sembly eld at Kinston ing report on the recent district as Club Guests Guests present were Dr. Walter H. Mclntire, past president of the Knoxville, Tenn., club., J. J. Hudi burg, past president of the Holly Ridge Rotary club, W. L. Mclntire and Davis H. Howes III. Whipped To Death LEXINGTON, Miss., July 30.— :u.R)—Six white men have been charged with the whipping to death of a Negro whom they accused of stealing a saddle. Holmes county Attorney Pat M. Barrett said Tues day. The body of Leon McTatie, Ne gro, was found in a Sunflower county bayou last Wednesday, Bar rett said, and the six men were arrested early yesterday morning. Sheriff W. L. Murtagh said' “It was evident" the Negro had been thrown in the bayou from a car end that he was dead at the time. “At least some of the six men charged have admitted whipping the Negro on Monday (cf last weekt over the alleged theft of a saddle," Barrett said. “The whip ping allegedly occurred on a farm near West, Miss., when McTatie denied stealing the saddle, which belonged to Jeff Dodd." ----- j BATTLESHIP SINKS IN BIKINI LAGOON, July 30— (U.R)—The battleship Nagato—flag ship of the former Japanese impe rial fleet—sank to the bottom of Bikini lagoon Tuesday to bring the Baker day atomic bomb total to five ships, totaling 91,820 ton*. We Teach WATCHES To Tell The Truth EXPERT Watch and Clock Repair Fast Dependable Service The JEWEL BOX I Wilmington’s Most Popular Jewelry Store, 199 North Front St. | | We own and offer a part or all of 410 Shares CAROLINA INSURANCE CO. 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