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GETS AUTHORITY County Commissioners In struct Hollis To Issue Warrants For Deserters J. R. Hollis, county welfare of ficer. yesterday expressed delight a: the county board of commis sioners order that he at once secure a warrant for every wife deserter whose family is now un der the welfare department’s care. The board handed down its in si ruction 3 after discusing state ment’s in yesterday’s Star by Mrs. I.. 0. Ellis, executive secretary of Associated Charities, that the families of philandering husband; were "a never-ending problem” to the county’s relief agencies. Comments by county board members preceding their unani mous decision to instruct Hollis to enlist the aid of local and state law enforcement officab to bring deserters to book indicated some hope that the army of missing hus bands might bring life blood into me county s straitened prison labor force. Commissioner George W. Tra=k suggested that erring husbands be p it to work digging ditches to re lieve the recurrent drainage rr sis in Winter Park. Carolina Beach and other areas. Commissioner Louis T. Cole man told Hollis. “Get the war rants: it is up to the sheriff to find out where the man is.” Afkeci about Mrs. Ellis's state ment that alcholi ;m was the maior cause of broken homes. Holds declared that attachments to o‘her women are. in his view lust as much the season for hus bands falling from grace. KnowWg-e of modern hortieul- ; tore and development of plant stir'ns led scientists to estimate 20.000 years as the time required to produce from wild grasses the various kinds of corn we grow* to ds v. ^-WETIAN BLINDS 'I 1 SIZE BUNDS MADE AND REFINISHED ’TBir^lAFD VENETIAN BLIND WORKS | hone 6404 Castle Hayne Road 1 fivORWBj iH 1_J Choice morsels of deep j£ sea cod and haddock, ■ flaked and blended. B;: Ready to use—hot or R cold —in dozens of de- *? Jicious ways. BRITISH PAPERS WIN APPROVAL TO INCREASE SIZE LONDON, Sept. 23. — LI’)— The British government partially lifted its 1940 restriction on newsprint Monday and newspapers will henceforth be permitted to print twice the wartime number of pages three times a week. Jnder the new allotment, stand ard size journals will run 12 pages and tabloids eight. Restrictions on circulation were also lifted with the provision that no unsold copies might be return ed. The change was preceded by a month-long circulation drive and most papers indicated that they expected an increase in sales. As a result of the change many papers added new columnists, comic strips and other features. LOCAL JAYCEES PLANT TO ATTEND DISTRICT MEETING At least seven members of the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce will attend an Eastern Carolina District meeting of the junior chamber in Goldsboro next week end, Jesse Sellers, president of the local club, said today. Those in attendance, besides Sell ers, will include Hal Love, eastern vice president and corresponding secretary of the Wilmington junior chamber, R. B. Howard, Troy Hodges, Lloyd Dunn. John N. Atk inson, and Edward Ward. The local club is scheduled to meet tomorrow at 7:30 p. m. in the \ MCA here for a meeting which will feature discussion of proposed amendments to the chamber’s con stitution. SLAVS HOLD YANK BELGRADE, Sept. 23. — (U.R)—The j Yugoslav foreign office today ad mitted Yugoslav officials were holding Roy H. Stoeckel, an Ameri can civilian who disappeared near the Yugoslav-Austrian border July 15. The foreign office charged Stoeckel with ‘'illegally crossing the frontier and taking photo graphs of different prohibited ob jects.” THIEVES CAPTURED DUBLIN. Sept. 23.— UP) —Three men armed with sub-machine guns held up the Munster and Leinster bank Monday and escaped with funds estimated by the bank at be tween $32,000 and $40,000. Police laler reported the capture of two men with $36,000 and four pistols. For Newspaper Service Dial 2-3311 - Growing children burn up ' - energy fast. Replace it with wholesome sweets, the quick est source of energy. "Headaches Yield Quickly When I <fo to Work!" The quick-acting ingredients in “BC” work fast to relieve headaches. That’s Decause “BC”is a special combination of several time-tested relief giving ingredients. Keep a package handy. Caution: Use only as directed. CITY BRIEFS SERVICE CHANGED The regular mid-week pray er and song service at Oak Grove Chapel, Carolina Beach road, will be held Thursday at 8 p. m. instead of Wednes day, as customary. The service will be conducted by Dr. Sandy C. Marks, who will present as the main feature, the moving picture sound film, “The Prodigal Son.” No ad mission will be charged, but* a silver offering will be taken at the conclusion of the ser vice, to assist in the purchase of other films and equipment for use of churches and chap els in the Presbytery. The pub lic is cordially invited, Mrs. C. D. Parker, secretary, an nounced last night. JAYCEE MEET Discussion of proposed amendments to the local Junior Chamber of Com merce’s constitution will be the chief business of the chamber’s meeting at the YMCA here at 8 p. m. tonight, row. JURY LISTS DRAWN The county commissioners Monday morning ordered jur ors drawn for the two weeks’ civil term of Superior court commencing October 7, and for the one week’s criminal session starting October 28. GOING ON VACATION The board of county commis sioners Monday morning au thorized Addison Hewlett, chairman of the board, to take a week’s vacation, commenc ing next Monday morning. The chairman said he planned to visit the mountains of Tennes see, where-upon the commis sioner said jokingly that he probably was going to climb a mountain to get away frtm the floods. The chairman smiled and replied that last year he had seen more flood waters in the mountains than ever had been observed here, here. MISSING PERSON The Police Monday received a request from E. W. Stevens, 15 Summit Walk, Lake Forest, to institute a search for J. D. Justice, 46, of 1416 South Fourth street, who, he reported, had been missing since Sept, lo. Justice was described as being six feet tall, ruddy com plexioned, and wearing a blue suit of clothes when he was last seen. SOUTHPORT TRAFFIC DETOURED Traffic to Southport was be ing routed over Route 17 to Supply and 130 from that com munity due to a washout on Route 303 Monday'. The detour adds about 15 miles to the journey, according to state highway officials. VISITING HERE Mr. and Mrs. Otiio B. Ed w'ards and their two small children, Anna and Carolyn of Montgomery, Alabama, are visiting their mother, Mrs. Lucille B. Edwards, 1914 Perry Avenue. Mr. Edwards holds the office of safety' engineer at Maxwell Army Air Base. NAVAL DRILL MEETING The third weekly drill meet ing of the local division of the U. S. Organized Naval Re serve will be conducted by Comdr. John Wilson at 7:30 Forest community building. Now composed of five officers and about 25 enlisted men, the division is aiming at a full strength of 10 officers and 200 enlisted men. HIERS IN CHARLOTTE J. T. Hiers, executive general agent of the Wilmington Port commission, has gone to Char lotte to attend the annual meet ing of the North Carolina Traf fic league. He is expected to return to Wilmington late this week. SENCBA MEETING The Southeastern North Caro lina Beach association will hold a meeting at 7: 3ft o’clock to night at Carolina Beach to dis cuss the current Fishing Rodeo and other activities. The as sociation may also discuss and endorse the proposed inlet to be cut from the ocean to Myrtle Grove sound about three miles north of Carolina Beach. PIANO STUDIO TO OPEN Edwin D. Clark, M. M., re cently appointed organist and director of music education at the first Presbyterian Church, will open a studio this week at the church for instruction in piano, organ, and theory. Clark, who holds a master’s degree from the Eastman School of Music, comes here from Rochester, N. Y., where he was organist and director of music in the Third Presby terian church and taught organ in the Eastman School of Music. He was also a mem ber of the piano faculty of the Hochstein School. Auditions W'ill be held on appointment by calling the First Presbyterian Church, dial 6688. LABOR UNION SPEAKER Earl R. Britton, director of organizational activities for the American Federation of Labor in the Carolinas, will be principal speaker at to night’s meeting of the Wil mington Central Labor Union, AFL, at Labor Temple, 107 1-2 N. Third street, it was announced last night. Britton will stress the need of AFL organizations in this locality, is was said. T1ICYCLE STOLEN City Manager J. R. Benson last night informed local police that his son’s bicycle had been stolen in front of the Bei.son residence at 1903 Ann St. The bicycle’s is a black Niagara model trimmed in cream with chrome wheels and a basket in front. TRUCK ROUTE Wilmington’s truck route will be the ch’ef subject on the agenda of a City Planning board meeting at 8 o’clock Thursday night, J. Fred Rippy, the board's secretary announ ced yesterday. George W. Sim ons, the city’s planning consult ant, will attend the meeting. TO PURCHASE VEHICLES The city council will open sealed bids for the purchase of five trucks and two passenger cays at its Oct. 2 meeting, ac cording to an announcement yesterday by Gilbert F. Morton, city purchasing agent. The trucks are for use by the street and park departments, while the passenger vehicles will tak en over by the police depart ment. Kapok is the seed hair of tha Bombax tree, native to Java, the Philippines, Malay states, Ceylon, West Indies and tropica] America.’ Southeastern North Carolina * * * NEWS TIDBITS ★ ★ ★ Bladen — Brunswick — Columbus — Craven_ Duplin — Onslow — Pender — Robeson _ Sampson CHAMP FISHERMEN CURRIE, Sept. 23.—Milton Marshall, of lower Canetuck, Pender County bears the name of-, being the champion fisher man of this section. Recently Milton caught from the waters of Black River a trout that tip ped the beams at 7 and one-half pounds. ROBESON COUNTY FAIR LUMBERTON, Sept. 23.—The Robeson County Fair opened here today and will continue for six days and nights. \PTURE STILL FAIR BLUFF, Sept. 23.—A 100-gallon copper whiskey still was captured two miles west of Tabor City on the left side _ FOR - CORRECT TIME CALL 2-3575 —FOR— Correct Jewelry VISIT The JEWEL BOX Wilmington' Largest Credit Jewelers 109 N. Front St of the Fail' Bluff highway along with approximately 600 gallons Canady, J. Bright Stevens, and George Canady. It was not in operation at the time. REVIVAL STARTS DELCO, Sept. 23.—Revival meetings started in the Delco Free Baptist church Sunday night with Rev. Jesse Hilbourn of Fair Bluff doing the preach ing. The meeting will run for an indefinite period of time with services beginning at 7:30 o’clock each evening. BUSINESS SOLD CERRO GORDO, Sept. 23. — The Shell service station which for some time operated by Mr. and Mrs. Willie Long was re cently purchased by Limmie Allen who has assumed active management. It was understood that Mr. and Mrs. Williamson will reengage in farming in the Dunn Swamp area. BUYS FARM TABOR CITY, Sept. 23. — Ducker Nealey has recently purchased a tract of land near Emerson from the Columbia Land company. He plans to build a home and set about clearing up a. farm in time for next year's crop, he says. Obituaries MRS. MARY NASH MILLER Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Nash Miller of Wilmington, who died Friday, were held at 12 noon Monday from St. James Episcopal church. The Rev. Mortimer Glover, the rector, officiated. Interment followed in Oakdale cemetery. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Nash, of Washington, D. C., Mrs. William Blun and Hugh Nash of Savannah attended the services. MRS. IRENE SCHLLKEN POPE Funeral services for Mrs. Irene Schulken Pope, wife of Lacy Pope, formerly of Wilmington, who died Friday night in Columbia, S. C., were held at 2 o'clock Monday aft ernoon from the chapel of Ward Funeral home. The Rev. J. A. Rus sell officiated. Interment followed in Oakdale cemetery. RODERICK INFANT Funeral services for Edna Lucille Roderick, two-months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Roderick, Jr., 1502 Marstellar street, who died Friday morning at 9:30 following a short illness, were held yesterday. The services were conducted from the graveside at the Pine Grove cemetery, Winnabow, by the Rev. Tom Johnson. MRS. CELEST H. PORTER TABOR CITY, Sept. 23.—Mrs. Celest H. Porter, prominent wom an of this city died Monday morn ing at 2:30 in a Wilmington hos pital after an ex ended illness. She was born October 9, 1902, the daughter of the late J. W. and Ma tilda Strickland Howard of Ameri cus, Ga. For the past few years she has been affiliated with the Post Of fice department here. Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of the Jessup Inman funeral home Tuesday afternoon at 3:30 with Rev. Winfrey Davis of ficiating. Assisted by Rev. J. F. Coble. Interment will follow in the For est Lawn cemetery. Surviving are the husband E. A. Porter, one daughter, Virginia, of Loris, S. C., one sister, Mrs. F. C. Graham of Hamilton, Ga., and two brothers Robert Howard of Cleveland, Ohio, and Jessie Howard of W’arm Springs, Ga. MISS ANNIE L. CAMPBELL ROWLAND, Sept. 23 — Miss Annie Louise Campbell, died Sun day in Charlotte Memorial Hos pital after a long illness. She was the daughter of the late George R. and Ella McCarthur Campbell of Rowland. She is survived by one sister, Miss Janie Campbell of Rowland. Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at four o’clock in Ashpole Presbyterian church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. MRS. CORA LEE WRAY WHITEVILLE, Sept. 23.—Funer al service for Mrs. Cora Lee Wray, 68, who died yesterday morning in the Columbus County hospital, were held Monday afternoon at 3 o’clock Services were conducted from the Western Prong Baptist church with the Revs. S. N. Lamb and A. D. Frazer officiating. In terment followed in the church cemetery. She was a life-long resident of Columbus county and was the daughter of the late D. H. Cook and Mary Ann Thompson. Surviving are her husband, F. M. Wray. Three sons; Howard of Bunnell, Fla., Gordon of New York City, and Milton of Whiteville. Seven daughters, Mrs. J. C. Hooks, Mrs. E. A. Thompson, Mrs. A. B. Bailes, Mrs. Harold Pope, all of Whiteville, Mrs J. C. Warren of Charlotte, Mrs. F. M. Fryer, of Washington, D. C., and Mrs. D. N. Simpson of Memphis, Tenn. One brother, H. V. Cook of Whiteville; one sister, Mrs Dora Fore of Whiteville. Fourteen grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. MRS. LESSIE O. HORRELL CURRIE, Sept. 23—Funeral serv ices for Mrs. Lessie Onsby Horrell, 72, who died at her home in Currie Saturday morning after a long ill ness, will be held Tuesday at 11 o’clock at her home. Burial will be in the family cemetery. She is survived by her husband, J. B. Horrell;. four grandchildren and five half-sisters. WELCOMES SUPPORT CHICAGO, Sept. 23.—(JP)—Post master General Robert E. Hanne gan said today the Democratic party would welcome support of its candidates in the November 5 election from Henry A. Wallace, ousted secretary of commerce. Lady Nearly Choked While Lying In Bed— Due To Stomach Gas One lady said a few days ago that she used to be afraid to go to bed at night. She was swollen with stomach gas, which always got worse when she went to bed, and the gas would rise up in her throat after she lay down and would nearly choke her. She couldn't lie flat. Had to prop herself up on pillows. Recently this lady got INNER-AID and now says gas is gone, stomach feels fine, bowels are regular and she can go to bed and sleep soundly. INNER-AID contains 12 Great Herbs; they cleanse bowels, clear gas from stomach, act on sluggish liver and kidneys. Miserable peo ple soon feel different all over. So don’t go on suffering! Get INNER AID. Sold by all drug stores SHIPPING RETURNS ALONG CAPE FEAR Settlement Of Maritime Strike Brings Renewal Of Port Activity The settlement over the week-end of the nationwide American Fed eration of Labor merchant sea men’s strike resulted yesterday in the resuming of port activity in Wilmington. At the North Carolina Shipbuild ing company, the S. S. Santa Luisa, Grace Line ship delivered last Tuesday, was finally crewed and set sail for New Yor~. Shortly after her arrival there she will be placed in service on Grace Line's routes to the Caribbean and South Amer ica. Meanwhile, at the Brunswick riv er surplus ship lay-up basin, sea going tugs were once more ar riving with vessels for storage at the reserve fleet project. One Ties Up One Liberty ship tied up at the basin yesterday morning and two others arrived late Sunday. Barring any future maritime strikes, the tugs are expected to continue tow ing the surplus vessels into the ba-! sin at the rate oz about three a week until some 400 to 500 ships are stored there. Oil tanker traffic, unhampered by the recent strike, went on as usual yesterday as the Pan-Dela ware steamed up river and dock ed at the Cape Fear Terminal com pany wharf to unload a cargo of petroleum. LOCAL WELFARE WORK HAMPERED BY SMALL FORCE T'oe death last Friday of Mrs. Mary Nash Miller, child welfare worker, has seriously hampered the functions of the county welfare department, which was already short one worker, J. R. Hollis, the department’s chief officer, said yesterday. Mrs. Miller’s passing leaves tw'O vacancies unfilled in the depart ment’s child welfare section, Hol lis said. Dr. Frank T. De Vyver, of Dur ham, superintendent of the North Carolina merit system, is expected to recommend three qualified per sons for the vacancy left by Mrs. Miller’s death, he declared. The de partment can select either one or two workers from Dr. De Vyver’s list. About a year after the rootstock of the banana is planted, the plant has attained a height of from 15 to 30 feet. ★ TODAY Ai\ D TOMOBBOW * WILMINGTON MON. SEPT. 30 TUES. OCT. 1 TWO DAYS ONLY BELLAMY PARK Dawsrn and 19th Street BAILEY WORLD FAMOUS ELEPHANTS CAPT. ENGERER’S LIONS RUDYNOFF’S STALLIONS WALTER POWELL KING OF THE SILVER THREAD LABLOND TROUPE ACROBATIC MARVELS AND MANY OTHERS 20—CLOWNS—20 TWO PERFORMANCES DAILY 3:00 and 8:00 P. M. DOORS OPEN ONE HOUR EARLIER THIS IS THE BEST SHOW KIDS! Present This Coupon And Attend The Afternoon Performance F°r oaq Tax Only OU Included Star Shower Due PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 23.—(U.R) —The most spectacular shower of shooting stars seen in this country since 1872 may be visible on one or all of the nights of Oct 8, 9 and 10th, the American Meteor society said Monday. Dr. Charles P. 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