SNOW FOR 1946-47
ceVen Men Already Nomi
nated For Six-Man
Board Of Control
dominations for new officers and
ard members of the Wilmington
rvchange club were a highlight of
•sterday's regular weekly lunch
L meeting of the club here.
John M- Snow was named to suc
d Dr. Guy Pigford as presi
j t R. 0. Simpson and R. A.
Brha'dell were nominated for first
**. ” president, the post held last
'ear by Snow.
' jjarry :,1. Dosher was nominated
second vice president and Dr.
jd,vi„ L. Keever for chaplain.
T l AUegood. Ronald Stewart,
Charles Burke, Paul Woodson, Dr.
“T R0nner, Sam Berger and Dr.
Pigford have so far been named for
L six-man Board of Control.
Nominations will remain open
l : next two meetings prior-to
Action of officers the first Friday
’ Qavton Holmes and Past Presi
de3t b. A. Dunlea shared the
sneaker's program yesterday. Dun
,n gave a summary of officers’
Ki members’ duties and Holmes
rtad ;he club's constitution and by
Sterling Shooter was a guest of
Simpson reported on plan’s for
Exchange participation in the In
ter-Civic club Bowling League
which is scheduled to begin its sea
son Oct. 3. ,1
The Wilmington Association of
Life liiderwriters, meeting yester
da for its monthly luncheon ses
sion. unanimously adopted a resolu
tion endorsing the proposed 35-foot
Cape Fear river channel for Wil
Co. es of the resolution will be
sent to Col. George W. Gillette, act
ing head of the U. S. Army Engi
n-.jrs, South Atlantic division, the
governing bodies of Wilmington
and New Hanover county, and the
North Carolina Life Underwriters
Principal speaker at tne luncneon
gathering was John H. Farrell,
city industrial agent, who gave the
members a preview of the city’s
promising industrial future.
Among the underwriters at the
President A. C. Haithcock,
Brooks L. Joyner, Tom James,
Pate Fish. Dan Gore, Elwood R.
V.'illis, Herbert W. Slack, L. L.
Wood, A, Raymond Crow, D. H.
Howes, Edwin A. Metts, Major A.
Dukes, 'A. M. Lowrimore, R. Sam
Edwards, A. C. Jackson, H. H.
Bowles, W. G. Head, C. E. Dixon,
H. L. McPherson.
There are towns of Xerxes in
Kentucky, Alexanders in at least
12 states, a Caesar in Texas and
Napoleons in five or more states.
B. GURR, Jeweler
!64 N. Front St
ARMY TROOPSHIP LOADED BY Gls
ARMY STEVEDORES aid in the unloading of the troopship President Tyler
at a Staten Island, N. Y., pier, shortly after the vessel’s arrival from
Europe. Army was forced to unload the ship because of the paralyzing
nationwide shipping strike Tugs, halted for 3 days, are again moving
-food and essential supplies in New York harbor. (International)
WMFD Wilmington—1400 KC
7:00 AM—News With Martin Agronsky.
8:00—Wake Up and Smile.
9 :00—Leland Baptist Chufch.
9:15—To Be Announced.
10:00—Elizabeth Woodward’s Teen Age
10:15—Tell Me Doctor.
11:00—Teen Age Merry Go Round.
11:30—Morning Request Program.
12:30 PM—Johnny Olsen's Rumpus Room.
1:25—Round the Town Reporter.
1:30—46th Amateur Golf Championship.
1:45—Melodies To Remember.
2 :30—Round Up Time.
3 :30—U. S. Amateur Champ Golf Tour
5:15—Afternoon Request Program
6:00—Church of Jesus Christ
6:15—WMFD Sports Review
6:25—Round the Town Reporter
6:45—Barry Wood Show
7:30—Famous Jury Trials
8:30—Detect & Collect
10:00—News of Tomorrow
10:15—George Hick’s Presents
10:30—Hotel Edison Orchestra
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6:28 AM—Sign On.
7:00—Morning Headlines — Wilmington
8 00—Fairy Tales—TN.
8:10—Under the Capitol Dome.
8:15—Front Page News. _
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8 :45—Sally Ann Time.
9:05—Spotlight on Rhythm.
9:15—Songs of Hope and Glory.
9:30—In the Woman’s World.
9 :45—Melodic Moods.
9:55—Carolina UP News.
10 :00—Cecil Brown News—MBS.
10:15—Barry Wood Show—TN.
10:30—Your Hit Parade.
10:45—Hymns You Love—MBS.
11:00—George Putnam, News—MBS.
11:15—Coke Club with Morton Downey
12:10—On the Farm Front.
12:15—Greenville Tobacco Program—TN.
12:30—Joyce at the Piano.
12:45—John J. Anthony—MBS.
1:00—Cedric Foster, News—MBS.
1:30—Queen for a Day—MBS.
2:00—Up News—Wilmington News.
2 :30—Lady Be Beautiful—MBS.
3:15—The Johnson Family—MBS.
OVER THE NETWORKS
SATURDAY, SEPT. 14
Changes in programs as listed are due
to corrections by networks made
DAYLIGHT SAVINGS NOTE — All
times PM eastern standard.
To change to eastern daylight, add
one hour; central daylight same as
On the other hand, for central
standard subtract one hour: for
mountain standard subtraet two
Times listed are those supplied by
networks. Relay times by local sta
tions may vary in some instaneec.
1:30—The Baxter Family Drama—NBC
Of Men and Books in Review—CBS
Hill Toppers from Ft. Wayne—ABC
Chicago Concert Orches.—MBS-basic
Repeat of Opry Jamboree—MBS-west
1:45—To Be Announced (15 M.)—NBC
Adventures from Science Talks—CBS
Melodies to Remember Concert—ABC
2:00—Sat. Showcase in Variety—NBC
Orchestra from the Bandstand—CBS
Piano Playhouse with a Trio—ABC
Dance Band Hour in Afternoon—MBS
2:30—Laugh and Get Acquainted—NBC
Talks Time, a Guest Speaker—CBS
Roundup Time from Hollywood—ABC
2:45—Cross Sec. NAM. D. Cooke—CBS
31?0—Whitney Berquist & Orchs — NBC
The Chicagoans. Horse Racing—CBS
Dance Tunes of Duke Ellington—ABC
Dance Tunes Continued (1 hr.) _ MBS
3:30—To Be Announced (30 M.) — NBC
Harry Cool and His Orchestra—CBS
U. S. Amat. Gold Championship—ABC
4:00—No Happy Ending, Safety—NBC
Dance Matinee Lasts One Hour—CBS
Concert Time for a Saturday—ABC
Sports Parade with Interviews—MBS
4:30—Tomlinson with Comment — ABC
To Be Announced (30 Mins.)—MBS
4:45—Songs from Snooky Lanson—NBC
5.00—Rhapsody from the Rockies—NBC
News Broadcast for 15 Minutes — CBS
News ,& Comment for 15 Mins.—ABC
Paul Schubert with Comment—MBS
o:lo—American Portrait. Drama—CBS
Elmer Davis and Commentary—ABC
Radio Songs of Lorenzo Fuller—MBS
5:30—Boston Tune Party Songs — NBC
Harry Wisrrer’s Sports Report—ABC
Dance Music Orch. for 30 Mins.—MBS
"•45—The Art of Living. Talks—NBC
World News and Commentary—CBS
Labor USA & Guest Sneakers—ABC
s-oo—Our Foreign Polic^ Talks — NBC
Sweeney and March. Comedy—CBS
Tt.’s Your Business. Discussion—ABC
Hawaii Call® Native Musicians—MBS
6;15—Broadcast from Overseas — ABC
6:30—Dramas at Curtain Time — NBC
Tony Martin Show with Orches.—CBS
The Green Hornet, a Mystery—ABC
Arthur Hale in Comment—MBS-ea^t
6:45—To Be Announced (15 M)—MBS
7:00—The Li*e of Riley Drama—NBC
Hollywood Star Time in Drama—CBS
Dark Venture. Dramatic Series—ABC
Twenty Questions for Quizzers—MBS
7:30—Truth or Consequence Quiz—NBC
Mayor of the Town. Dramatic—CBS
Famous Jury Trails. Dramatic — ABC
Juvenile Jury, a Youth Forum—MBS
7:55—Fiyp Minutes News Period — CBS
6:00—National Barn Dance Show—NBC
Saturday Hit Parade Orchestra—CBS
Gangbusters Anti-Crime Play — ABC
The Gold and Silver Minstrels—MBS
8:30—Can You Top This. Gags—NBC
Detect and Collect, a Quiz — ABC
Leave It to Girls, a Round Table—MBS
3:45—Saturday Night’s Serenade—CBS
9:00—The Judy Canova Show — NBC
Concert of American Melodies—ABC
Chicago Theater of the A^: — MBS
9:15—Roundup from Oklahoma — CBS
9:30—Grand Old Opry via Radio—NBC
Hayloft Hoedown. Barn Dance—ABC
9 :45—Talks Time. Guest Sneaker—CBS
10:00—Variety and News to 1 a.m.—CBS
News. 3 Hours, Dancing—CBS-NBC
Korn’s Kracklin* Hillbilly Show—MBS
11:00—Hour of Dancing & news—MBS
FIRST ARBOR DAY
J. Sterling Morton first intro
duced a resolution setting aside a
day for tree-planting in the Ne
braska State Board of Agriculture
on Jan. 4, 1872. Arbor Day first
was observed there on April 10,
ON LEAF MARKETS
Lower Quality Tobacco
Down From $1 To $6
Per Hundred Pounds
Prices for lower quality leaf,
which is appearing on the markets
in large quantities, were down
from $1 to $6 per 100 pounds Fri
day, while lugs were registering
gains of from $1 to $5 on markets
of the Eastern North Carolina Belt,
the Federal and State Departments
of Agriculture reported.
Price decreases of from $1 to
$4 were recorded on markets of
the South Carolina and North Caro
lina Border Belt. A few grades
showed advances, the agriculture
agencies reported, but they were
far outnumbered by the decreases.
There was little change in the
quality of offerings on the Eastern
Belt where common to good leaf,
low and fair cutters and nonde
script predominated. On the South
Carolina and North Carolina Bor
der Belt the quality was slightly
better with common to good leal
and fair and good cutters making
up the bulk of the sales.
A total of 10,616,662 pounds was
sold on the Eastern Belt Thursday
at an average price of $49.93 per
hundred, and sales on the Border
Belt totaled 10,247,811 pounds at
an average of $45.22, a new low
for the season.
Average price lor a limited num
ber of grades on the Eastern Belt:
Leaf: Good lemon $64, up $1;
fair lemon $60, down $1; good
orange $60, up $2; fair orange $55,
up $1; low orange $45, down $3;
common orange $35, down $4; low
red $36, down $4; common red $30,
Cutters: Fair lemon $65, un
changed; low lemon $63, down $1;
low orange $61, unchanged.
Lugs: Fine lemon $65, up $2;
good lemon $63, up $2; fair lemon
$54, up $2; good orange $60, up
$5; fair orange $52, up $3; low
orange $38, up $1.
Nondescript: Best thin $21, up
Averages for a limited number
of grades on the South Carolina
and North Carolina Border mar
Leaf: Fine lemon $61, down $3;
good lemon $59, down $1; l°w
lemon $49, up $1; good orange $46,
down $3; fair orange $42, up $5;
low green $36, down $4.
Smoking leaf: Good orange $57,
up $1; common orange $35, down
$2; common red $29, up $1.
Cutters: Good lemon $65, un
changed: good orange $60, down
$2; low orange $54, down $4.
Lugs: Good lemon $55, down $3;
fair orange $39, down $3; low
orange $32, down $1.
Nondescript: Best thin $18.50,
North Carolina farmers during
August sold a total of 154,174,146
pounds of tobacco at an average
price of $54.04 a hundred pounds,
the State and Federal Depart
ments of Agriculture reported Fri
Because of a one-week sales
holiday during which markets were
closed in order to allow over-work
ed redrying plants to catch up, the
total sales were below the 161,867,
146 pounds sold during August ol
1945, but the average price was
$9.88 more than the average of
$44.16 received in August of last
On the Border Belt, which open
ed Aug. 1, a total of 83,954,790
pounds were sold at an average
price of $55.29 compared with the
85,118,192 pounds sold in the same
month last year at an average
price of $44,58.
The Eastern North Carolina Belt
opened on Aug. 19 and reported
the sale of 70,219,356 pounds at an
average price of $52.54 compared
with 76,749,210 sold in August last
year rat an average price of $43.70.
The Fairmont market, where a
total of 21,908,398 pounds were sold
at an average price of $56.19, led
the eight North Carolina markets
on the Border Belt in total sales
A total of 18,313,730 pounds were
sold at Lumberton at an average
of $56.24 and 17,860,192 pounds sold
at Whiteville brought an average
On the Eastern Belt, Greenville
led in sales with 11,235,434 pounds
at a $53.01 average, and Kinston
was second with 11,117,400 pounds
at an average of $54.45 and Wilson
reported the sale of 10,649,128
pounds at an average price of
Up to her ears in chains is
Marilyn Buferd, the newly-crown
ed “Miss America” of 1946, who
was wearing this chatelaine when
she got to New York.
Southeastern North Carolina
It 1r It
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Bladen — Brunswick — Columbus — Craven —
Duplin — Onslow — Pender — Robeson_Sampson
TO JOIN HEALTH STAFF
NEW BERN, Sept. 13 —
Monday, September 16, Wyatt
Jones will join the staff of
the city of New Bern-Craven
county health department and
will devote his entire time to
general sanatation in New
FARMERS TO ORGANIZE
JACKSONVILLE, Sept. 13
Meeting of farmers in five
townships of Onslow county
next week will wind up a cam
paign designed to enlist 1,000
farmers as members of the
Farm Bureau. First of these
meetings will be held at Rich
lands Monday night at 7:30 in
the Richlands school.
WINS STATE PRIZE
RICHLANDS, Sept. 13 —
Cherry Blossom, seven-year
old Jersey from the J. W. Tay
lor dairy farm, near Rich
lands, was adjudged second
best in the show at the state
showing of registered Jerseys
in Charlotte last week accord
ing to county agent Charlie C.
LEGION AUXILIARY MEET
CLINTON, Sept. 13 - The
American Legion Auxiliary
will hold its last meeting of
the year on Tuesday night,
September 17, at 8 o’clock at
the Community building. The
new State Department presi
dent, Mrs. Tom Byrd, of
Charlotte, will be present. The
District committee women of
the second area will also at
tend the gathering. All mem
bers are urged to attend.
CLINTON, Sept. 13 — Home
coming services at the Trinity
Methodist church will be held
Sunday, September 15. Rev. A.
M. Williams, pastor of the
church, will preach at 12:15 p.
m. A picnic will be served at
1 o’clock, followed by quarter
ly conferences at 2 p. m. con
ducted by Rev. A. S. Parker,
district superintendent. All
former pastors, members and
friends are invited at attend.
NEW BERN, Sept. 13 —
Jimmy Potter won the boys
cross-country event of the New
Bern Lions club’s bicycle
races. He was presented w'ith
a victory trophy by Buddy
Hill, club president. He rode
the five-mile course in 17 min
MRS. WALTER E. RENNEKER
ROCKY MOUNT, Sept. 13.—Fun
eral services for Mrs. Walter E.
Renneker were held from the
home in Rocky Mount at 10 o’clock
Friday morning. Burial followed in
Oakdale cemetery in Wilmington,
Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock. The
Rev. Norman Johnson, pastor of
First Presbyterian church officia
MRS. MIRIAM P. FISHER
SOUTHPORT, Sept. 13. - Mrs.
Miriam Pinner Fisher, 77, of South
port died at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. E. E. Wilson in At
lanta, Ga., Wednesday.
She is survived by one son: G.
W. Fisher of Southport. Five
daughters: Mrs. Mammie Aldridge,
Mrs. Ruth Hickman, Mrs. Wal
burg Moore. Mrs. Clayton Hickman,
all of Southport and Mrs. Sadie
Wilson of Atlanta. One brother,
James E. Pinner, Southport and 15
grandchildren and 16 great grand
Funeral services will be held Sat
urday afternoon at 3 o’clock from
the Southport Methodist church.
Rev. O. I. Hinson, assisted by Rev.
H. M. Baker will officiate. Inter
ment will be in the Old Southport
Active pallbearers will be; Capt.
Charlie N. Swann, Robert Wood
side, Capt. Ike Davis, J. W. Lan
caster, M. R. Sanders and Capt.
J. B. Church.
MRS. RACHEL B. NOBLES
FAIRMONT, Sept. 13. — Mrs.
Rachel Brigham Nobles, 69, wife
of Doss Nobles, was found dead in
bed Thursday morning at the home
of her brother, J. T. Brigham,
with whom she and her husband
had recently made their home.
A life-long resident of Robeson
county, originally from the Proc
torville section. She was the daugh
ter of the late John and Mary
Catherine Brigham. Surviving are
her husband; two brothers, C. A.
Brigman of Fairmont and J. T.
Brigman; and one sister, Mrs.
George Branch of ProctorviUe.
Funeral services were con
ducted from Stephens and Pre
vatte funeral home in Fairmcn'
Friday at 3 p. m. by the Rev.
I. P. Hedgpeth of Lumberton. In
terment was in the Mawson ceme
tery near Orrum.
J. A. SESSOMS
LUMBERTON, Sept. 12. — J. A.
(Sandy) Sessoms, 70, prominent
farmer of the Smiths Community,
Lumberton, died in a local hospital
utes and 23 seconds, followed
by Bruce Hodn*tt of Jasper,
whose time was 17 minutes, 40
seconds. Third place was
taken by Jack Gaskins in 19
minutes, 11 seconds.
FLOYD SYKES ELECTED
NEW BERN, Sept. 13 —
With Maj. Robert M. Hanes of
Winston-Salem continuing as
permanent president, mem
bers of the Battery A associa
tion of the 113th Field Artillery
of the famed 30th Division of
World War I elected Floyd
Sykes as vice president during
the week-end during the an
nual reunion held as guests of
Major Hanes in Winston
Salem. Sykes succeeds J. C.
Bland of Arapahoe.
W. B. Flanner was elected
secretary, and Charles T. Tur
ner was named treasurer.
Shickery Salem was elected
The battery reunion is usu
ally held at New Bern, but this
year the members were in
vited to Winston-Salem by
Major Hanes, the wartime
commander of the outfit. The
58 members attending were i
entertained at the Robert E.
Lee. They were given a bar
becue dinner Saturday night,
with short talks, at the home of
Major and Mrs. Hanes.
Mrs. Hanes was voted
“mother” of the battery as
sociation and was presented
with a corsage.
NEW BERN, Sept. 13 -
Lt. Col. Henry G. Webb,
USMCR, of Oxford, has been
ordered detached from duty
at the Marine air station at
Cherry Point and will return
home for relief from active
Last April Webb, then a cap
tain, assumed the post of as
sistant legal officer for the
Marine air station at Cherry
Point. He was shortly after
wards promoted to major, and
more recently to lieutenant
The assignment at Cherry
Point was his first official one
following his return to North
Carolina last September after
having spent more than three
years in a Japanese prison
camp. He was seriously
wounded in the initial assault
of the Nipponese on Wake
Island Dec. 7, 1941, and was
captured when that island fell
to the invaders.
at 9:30 a. m. Friday, some four
hours after suffering a stroke of
paralysis at his home.
A life long resident of Robeson
county, Mr. Sessoms was chair
man of the Smiths School commit
tee, chairman of the Board of Dea
cons of Zions Hill Baptist church,
and a member of the Woodmen of
the World. His parents were the
late Mr. and Mrs. Jack Sessoms.
Funeral services will be con
ducted frdm Zions Hill Baptist
church Sunday at 3 p. m. by his
pastor, the Rev. George H. Wal
lace. Interment will be in New
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mit
tie Wilson Sessoms; six sons, Mar
vin of Fayetteville, Girvon, Staf
ford, Alex, Chappell, Elbert Ses
soms. all of Lumberton; three
daughters, Mrs. Eugene Priest of
Tar Heel, Mrs. J. D. Hair of Eliza
bethtown, Mrs. Elwin Williams,
Jr., of Brewington, Va. One broth
er, R. K. Sessoms of route 5; and
19 grandchildren. Another son,
Vonnie, was killed in action during
World War II.
HENRY H. ROBERTS
TABOR CITY, Sept. 12—Funeral
services for Henry Hampton
Roberts, 68, retired merchant of
Tabor City, who died from a heart
attack in Wilmington Thursday
will be held Friday afternoon at
5 o’clock at the home of Mr.
Roberts with Rev. Winfrey Davis
officiating. Interment will be in
Myrtle Green Cemetery.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs.
Grace Phillips Roberts, two sons
Harry Hampton, Jr., and Wade of
Tabor City; one daughter, Bonnie
Faye of Tabor City; two brothers.
John Roberts of Green Sea and
Jess Roberts of Bennettsville; two
sisters, Mrs. H. B. Merrell of
China Grove and Miss Rhoda
Roberts of Green Sea.
Paulbearers: S. C. Gore, Dea
lane Leonard, A. V. Elliott, Davis
Stephens, . R u e y Hewett, Jack
The oil obtained from the stom
ach of the fulmar petrel is used
commercially in various ways. The
bird spits this oil at its enemies in
defending itself, with the pene
trating smell of the oil adding to
You can’t see t n e new moon.
When you first see the crescent
moon low in the western sky, it
is from one to two days old.
To Select Your
Crisp, Cool, Auiumn Days
Are on the way and Saturday brings you
an unusual array of Smart Fashions.
Were $28.50 Saturday $18.50
Were $18.50 Saturday $14.98
Were $14.98 Saturday $ 8.30
WINTER COATS AND TOPPERS
Were $49.98 Saturday $39.98
Were $39.98 • Saturday $28.50
Were $28.50 Saturday $18.40
SATURDAY FALL FEATURE
FUR COATS $45.00
Mink Dye Coney—Sealines and Beaverettes
YES! WE HAVE NYLONS!
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