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Consider- I I ^ 1 ^ 1 ^ I ^ ^ ^ HUi HlUHHi iU 41HHI ivU V0L> 80-—N0-_fi;____WILMINGTON, N. C., MONDAY, OCTOBER 21, 1946. ~ “ ESTABLISHEIM867 Says Hitler Lives Army intelligence offficer, Lt, Col. \\. F. Heimlich, Columbus, 0., declared in Berlin, Germany, that Adolph Hitler, his mistress Eva Braun and his deputy, Martin Barmann are still alive. Heimlich, «ho directed the search of Hitler’s chancellory after the presumed death of the former Xazi Fuehrer, said. "There is not one iota of p,oof el Hitler beintr dead.” (International) KiWANIANS BACK SAFETY PROGRAM Traffic Precautions To Be Sirred At Stadium Events Saturday Spoor-red by the Kiwanis club, a ;.b'e portion of Wilmington’s b:e cu-riding school children, boys ant! gi is alike, will converge on or, Legion stadium Saturday morn ing. November 2, for an instructive pr rram on traffic safety prob lems. The instruction side of the pro gram. according to sponsoring Kiwanians, will be in the hands of John Davis, retired Wilmington city police traffic captain whose hobby j in retirement is lecturing young- j sters on traffic safety. The stadium ' program will include actual de- j monstrations of the right and wrong 1 ways to handle a bicycle in congest ed traffic. To lend emphasis to the visual side of the instruction, Cap tain Davis will use an automobile : See SAFETY on Page Two DISTRICT COURT CONVENES TODAY Federal Judge Don Gillian To Preside At Fall Term Here A moderately heavy docket of criminal cases is expected to face federal Judge Don Gilliam, of Tar boro. when the fall term of U. S. District court convenes at 10 a.m. today in the Wilmington custom house. Slated for disposal are a few criminal cases left over from the spring term and a new crop which the grand jury is slated to return true bills on this morning. The grand jury will be picked _See COl’RT on Page Two BANBONE’S meditations By Alley r~.—— W£n You S£ES A SAY "PotLAH-f/sJ-A HA’f-djP"-KIT Gin ally M£AM THRiB JtoLLAH S>owK // IO-ZNI HIGH-HAT CITY Diplomats Of World Flock To New York Manhattan, Once Owned By Indians, Bids Welcome To Delegates To Historic UN General Assembly Session NEW YORK, Oct. 20—(>P)— The City of New York became the diplomatic capital of the world Sunday night as delegates from all sections of the globe flocked to Manhattan for the historic session of the United Nations General assembly be ginning next Wednesday. Delegates, advisers and sec retaries were coming by the hundreds atid one harried clerk at the hotel bureau of the Unit ed Nations summed the situa tion up this way: “They’re just falling from the sky.” The. city’s hotels, however, | were prepared to handle the I rush and it was expected that all newcomers would be housed expeditiously. New York itself put out the welcome mat at the urging of Mayor William O’Dwyer, who called upon “our -citizens to extend all courtesies and their warmest and most cordial hos pitality to these distinguished guests from many lands.’’ Approximately 7,000 organiza tions throughout the United States were helping in observ ance of United Nations week in this country. The week began Sunday with special prayers said for the United Nations and the General assembly in the churches of America. This was the last breathing spell for the delegations before the gavel sounds in the Gen eral assembly hall at Flushing Meadows to open the first meet See DIPLOMATS on Page Two BOARD OF INQUIRY REPORTS TODAY ON GOERING ‘FADE-OUT’ NUERNBERG, Germany, Oct. 20 —(U.R)—A three-man board of in quiry into me suicide of Reichs marshal Hermann Goering is ex pected to report Tuesday night to the Allied commission in charge of the execution of the Nuernberg war criminals, it was understood Sun day. The board of inquiry is now awaiting a laboratory report on evi dence connected with Goering’s suicide and is due to receive It Tuesday morning. The Allied Control council in Ber lin meets Monday and may at that time have a preliminary report on the means by which Goering ob tained the poison which enablea him to kill himself and how he did it. It was expected that the coun cil also would examine official ohotographs of the 10 executed Nazis, taken after death, and would decide whether they should be published. SEN/ i TO PROBE CR. H OF COTTON Agricultural Committee To Open Hearing Thursday At Washington WASHINGTON, Oct. 20. —(U.R)— The Senate Agricult -al committee opens hearings Thursday in an ef fort to find out why the cotton market crashed in the face of a world-wide crop shortage, forcing the three major cotton exchanges to suspend business Saturday. Chairman Elmer Thomas, D. Okla., announced as he left the capital for Oklahoma City that Agricultural commissioners from the southern states will testify that the nation faces one of the small est crops on record. In addition officials of the Department of agriculture and other government agencies will be asked to dis close their cotton purchasing and export progress. ‘‘I believe that the committee — after thoroughly investigating the situation in cotton where a con spiracy apparently is forcing the price down in the face of great shortages — will demand that the cotton exchanges be placed under the Security and Exchange com mission, as the stock market is,” Thomas told the United Press. He said he was unable to get an official denial from the Agriculture department of his charges that it soon will start buying 1,000,000 See SENATE On Page Two PROGRESS REPORT PLANNED TONIGHT _ Community Chest Drive Workers Will Hear New York Speaker The first progress report on the city’s five-day-old Community Chest campaign will be put on rec ord by 17 chest leaders at 6:30 o’clock tonight at St. Paul’s Luth eran church before an assemblage of workers in the $106,204 drive. James E. Gheen, of New York, a former businessman, journalist, and Chamber of Commerce leader, will deliver the chief address at the dinner. John Colucci, member of the drive’s arrangements committee, is scheduled to supervise operation of the chest progress blackboard uopn which individual reports of team captains will be tabulated. L. D. Latta and Alan Marshall, co-chairmen of the chest’s geo graphical section, will open the program by calling upon leaders of their subdivisions for reports. Lloyd Moore is chairman of the downtown division; Mrs. Lester Preston of the Women’s division;; and Mrs. Pender Durham of the county division. Division Tally A report from division leaders of the Employees Solicitation sec tion will follow the geographical tally. H. A. Marks and C. M. Har rington are co-chairmen of the sec tion. Their top associates are: Gardner Greer, chairman of the industrial division; Emory Souther land, of the commercial division; Wilbur D. Jones, of the public serv ice division;; and N. B. Avera, of the public employees division. Climax of the report session will come when E. L. White and Warren See REPORT on Page Two Clark Speaks Tonight Congressman J. Bayard Clark, will deliver the principal address tonight at a mass meeting of vot ers in the New Hanover court house at 8 o’clock, according to Nathan Haskett, chairman of the New Han over county democratic executive committee. Congressman Clark will speak in behalf of the Democratic ticket in the November election. The meeting will be open to the public and a large turnout is urged as the committee in charge has been informed that Congressman Clark will bring a message of vital importance to the Democrats of New Hanover County. ~ i Today and Tomorrow By WALTER LIPPMANN Let us take a look at the the ory, now being strenuously cir culated, that the Soviet expansion into Europe could have been rpe into Europe could have been pre not “appeased” Stalin. Senator Taft has made this theory into official Republican party dogma by saying in his speech of Sept. 11 to the Ohio State Convention that— President Roosevelt and Presi dent Truman at Tehran, at Yalta, at Potsdam, and at Moscow pur sued a policy of appeasing Rus sia which has sacrificed through out eastern Europe and Asia ihe freedom of many nations and of millions of people. Now President Roosevelt is dead and Mr. Harry Hopkins is dead, and so they cannot give their own account of what they did and why they did it. But there were others at the conferences when the agree ments with Russia were made, not ably Mr. Churchill and the British chiefs of staff, Admiral Leahy, General Marshall and Admiral King, as well as Mr. Charles E. Bohlen, who is Mr. Byrnes’s prin cipal adviser on Russia. None of them has as yet suggested that the agreements with Stalin were dictated by Mr. Roosevelt person ally, or that against their judg ment and advice he appeased Rus sia. See LIPPMANN on Page Two India Cabinet Worried Over Conjv A <^are May Fledgling government V /St_ >0 / ‘7 ‘CRITICISM’ Leaders Fear Trouble May Incite Vengeful Retalia tion Over Nation NEW DELHI, Oct. 20. — (/P).— The communal warfare in Eastern Bengal threatened Sunday to precipitate a crisis in India’s fledgling interim government and perhaps in cite vengeful retaliation in other parts of this vast sub continent of approximately 390,000,000 persons. A barrage of criticism was directed at Viceroy Lord Wa vell and Sir Frederick Bur rows. governor of Bengal, assert ing they failed to take prompt ! steps to protect Hindus, outnum bered five to one by Moslems in the trouble areas. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, form er president of the All-India Con gress party and leading minister in the new government, meanwhile was encountering trouble on his tour of the Northwest frontier far from eastern Bengal. Several hun dred tribesmen attacked his con voy Sunday within a fourth mile of the gate of Landi Kotal fort in strategic Khyber pass. Khyber riflemen and the tribesmen engag ed in a brief battle in which be tween 300 and 400 shots were fir ed, but only minor injuries occur red in the clash, the third in Neh ru’s trip from Peshawar to the Af ghan frontier and back. Tours Bad Lands J. A. Kripalani, president-elect of the dominantly Hindu Congress party, returned to Calcutta with other Congress leaders from a tour of the Eastern Bengal areas. Gov ernor Burrows and his chief minis ter, Sir Hassan Suhrawardy, a Mos lem, remained in Chittagong, af ter touring the Noakhali and Tip pera districts, where the violence was centered. A dispatch from Chit tagong quoted Burrows as saying See INDIA On Page Two OPA MAY REMOVE BREAD CEILINGS Decontrol Of Flour, Break fast Cereals Likely This Week, Official Says WASHINGGTON, Oct. 20—WV The goverment is considering re moval of price ceilings from flour, bread, other bakery products and breakfast cereals within a day or so. A high agriculture official who asked that he not be quoted said Sunday the OPA and the depart ment had “just about come to the conclusion” that these products should be decontrolled. However, present restrictions on the use of wheat will be continued Sec OPA On Page Two PITTSBURGH POWER STRIKE ENDS; MARITIME PEA CE NEAR; STUTTGART BUILDINGS BOMBED - i.-;_i - U.S. Military Jail Rocked By Explosion Investigators Link Blasts To Protest Over Proceed ings Against Schacht SOLDIERS UNINJURED ! General Clay Expresses Opinion Nazis Hoped To Destroy Records STUTTGART, Germany, Oct. 20. —(/P)— Three bombs exploded Saturday night against government building? in the Stuttgart area in what U. S. Army investigators call ed an apparent protest of fur ther proceedings against Hjal mar Schacht, German finan cier acquitted at Nuernberg. One bomb exploded against the American military jail, ap parently in the belief that Schacht was there. Actually he was in a German jail some dis tance away awaiting a hearing be fore a German Denazification board. The first bomb exploded on the windowsill of the records office of the German Denazification board at Backnang, 15 miles northeast of here, where the Germans arrested Schacht. Another exploded on the windowsill of a similar office in Stuttgart. No one was injured, al though ten American military po lice at the jail were shaken up. The Wuerttemberg-Baden dis trict headquarters of the regional military government said records were not destroyed. Clay Theory Lt. Gen. Lucihs D. Clay, deputy American military governor, said I in Eerlin he believed the bombings jwore done by “Nazis who hoped to destroy records in the German De nazification courts because they feared trial.” He declined to comment on ini See U. S. MILITARY on Page Two Talmadge Better McRAE, Ga., Oct. 20.— UP)—Mrs. Eugene Talmadge said Sunday that her husband. Governor Nominate Eugene Talmadge, was “doing fine” and was expected to return to his McRae home either Sunday night or in a day or so. Talmadge was stricken with an abdominal hemorrhage in Jackson ville, Fla., and has been confined to a hospital there for the past two weeks. Mrs. Talmadge said she did not know what her husband’s plans would be upon his return home. Along The Cape Fear By LARRY HIRSCH CHECK ONE — First, turn to Page Three and look at the four column picture at the top of the sheet. Okay. New check the one of the following descriptions which you think correctly identifies the pic ture: (1) Second prize in the Fishing Rodeo. • 2) Five men on a rubber raft. (3) The sperm whale which washed ashore on Wrights ville Beach on April 4, 1928. (4) A Japanese submarine. (5) An optical illusion. Those of you who picked (3) go to the head of the class. The rest of you sign up for our course on how to make a dunce cap out of this newspaper in one easy lesson. * * * LA MER MONSTER—Yes, that’s Wrightsville Beach’s famous sperm whale. We wrote several stories about it wfcek before last. Then, the minute we wrote the last story, the mailman started bringing us pictures of the monster of la mer. The pictures were all so good that We had a tough time select ing the best one. Then, after we had winnowed out the one we thought tops, we got tangled up in the tale of Wilmington’s living Christmas tree. In short, we had neither the time nor the opportunity to print the picture last week that you’ll find on Page Three today. * * • WHO IS WHO? — We hope you’ll agree, though, that the picture was well worth waiting for It was loaned to us by Mr. Louis Shrier, to whom we now offer our thanks. Mr. Shrier neglected to tell us three important things, however: (11 Who is the photographer? (2) Who are the four brave bare footed men? (3) Who is the sissy with shoes on? We’re also wondering what the whale felt like to the bottoms of those eight bare feet, but we don’t expect Mr. Shrier to come up with the answer on that one. He was just a child when the whale washed ashore, and we doubt that his mother allowed him to use the dead cetacean as a playground. * » • TOO BAD — If his mother had allowed him that pleasure it would See CAPE FEAR on Page Two Thoroughbred Workhorse Shown above is the sleek sea-going tug Albemarle, the thorough bred water-riding workhorse recently assigned to permanent duty with the Wilmington district U. S. Army Engineers. The Albemarle is one of three powerful units now carrying out the heavy-duty projects of the local slide-rule and drawing-board experts. Engineers Combine || “Brains And Brawn ”« The Weather FORECAST: South Carolina—Clear to partly cloudy i skies and mild temperatures Monday and j Tuesday. North Carolina—Considerable cloudi ness Monday, some occasional light rain in east portion, followed by partly cloudy weather Tuesday; not much change in temperature. (Eastern Standard Time) (By U. S. Weather Bureau) Meteorological data for the 24 hours ending 7:30 p. m., yesterday: Temperatures I 1:30 a. m. 62; 7:30 a. m. 61; 1:30 p. m. j 74; 7:30 p. m. 69; maximum 74; min i imum 60; mean 65; normal 64. Humidity 1:30 a. m. 98; 7:30 a. m. 93; 1:30 p. m. j 70; 7:30 p. m. 92. Precipitation Total for 24 hours ending 7:30 p. m., 0.00 inches. Total since the first of the month, 2.51 inches. TIDES FOR TODAY (From the Tide Tables published by U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey) : High Low Wilmington 6:51 am. 1:31 a.m. .7:17 p.m. 1:50 p.m. Masonboro Inlet 5:00 a.m. 11:05 a.m. 5:20 p.m. 11:32 p.m. Sunrise 6:22; sunset 5:31. moonrise 2:57a; moonset 4:llp. COMMISSIONERS MAY BACK PLEA City Attorney To Ask Board To Support Firm’s CPA Application The New Hanover courAy board will today be asked to pass 1 a resolution supporting the Garver Manufacturing company’s applica tion for a Civilian Production ad ministration priority on the ma terials it needs to construct a $150,000 shirt factory at 13th and Kidder streets. City Attorney William B. Camp bell announced last night that he will apear before the county com missioners this morning to ask that they pass a resolution sub [ stantially like one approved by the city council last Wednesday urg See COMMISSIONERS On Page 2 — New Member Of Cape Fear Fleet Helps In Moving Army Equipment The old “brains versus brawn” controversy has been neatly re solved by the Wilmington district U. S. Army Engineers. They use both. Whenever some difficult engin eering problem arises such as slic ing a treacherous shoal off a bend in the Cape Fear river, the local experts go to work with their slide rules and drawing-boards and come up with the right answer. That’s the "brains” part. It’s something else again, how ever, to transfer the brain-work of the engineering experts from them, technological sanctum on the third floor of the U. S. Customshouse to an on-the-job performance of the engineering feat. That’s where the “brawn” patt comes in, and it’s being handled in a tough but oh so gentle and skill ful manner by the Port City engin eers’ new fleet of three thorough bred workhorses. Two of these three river-riding, See ENGINEERS ®n Page Two Demands Rejected ISTANBUL, Oct. 20.—VP)—'Turkey , has rejected Soviet demands for < joint Turkish-Russian defense of i the Dardanelles and has declared 1 willingness to place the question of : administration of the important 1 waterway before a conference of the Big Four and other signatories j of the Montreux convention, the i text of her reply to Russia’s sec- t end note revealed Sunday night. ; The Turkish reply made clear ' that Turkey felt that all prelimin ary discussions concerning the 1 Dardanelles, as agreed upon at the : Potsdam conference, are complete ( ed. ’ The Soviet note demanded, among j other things, a share in the de- ; fense of the Dardanelles and the confining of its control to Black Sea powers. QUEER ‘NUFF MeatShortage Was Wacky Business In Many Places NEW YORK, Oct. 20.—Ml—The meat shortage is over (they say) now — but it was wacky while it lasted. The poltiicians blamed the Great Meat Drought on each other and the lady next door blamed it on the'butcher Butcher Johnny Kline of Chicago retaliated on women in general . . . his wife in particular . . . wouldn’t sell her any meat . . . promptly was divorced. In Brooklyn a lady standing in line at a butcher shop that gave priority to mothers-to-be hastily re treated when a pillow fell from beneath her coat ... a Philadel phia woman conked a leg of lamb on the head of a gent who had grabbed for it, too. Thieves took $10,000 out of the fiafe at Leonard’s market, Chester, N, Y., but . . . the dopes . . . passed up the steaks and roasts . . . and in Russellville, Ark, El mer Henderson’s calf swallowed a wallet containing $80 . . and soon was helping relieve the beef short age. Henry Cohen, who runs the City Market in Superior, Wis., adver tised: "Bear meat wanted!” A See MEAT on Page Two Union Orders WorkersBack Sunday Night Men Vote Heavily In Favor Of Accepting Arbitra- , tion Of Grievances ! HORIZON^LEARING Government Spo k e s m e n See Early End To Crippl ing Strike Of Seamen j By The Associated Press The nation’s labor picture brightened considerably last night as one of the country’s most crippling strikes, the 27 fay old Pittsburgh power walkout — was called off and prospects of ending the 20 fay old maritime strike struck an optimistic note. The Independent Power Workers union of the Du quesne Light co. voted Sun day in Pittsburgh to accept arbitration of their collective bar gaining dispute with the company. Union President George L. Mueller told (pewsmen after the balloting, “the strike is over.” The vote was announced as 1.197 to 797 in favor of the arbitration proposal. Ballots were cast by 1, 944 members out of a total 3.200. The union twice previously had voted against arbitration. Mueller said pickets were being withdrawn immediately and that first shifts would report for duty Sunday night. He said normal elec trical service would be flowing early Monday. The strike which gripped the city for almost a month curtailed electrical service and crippled business in an 817-square mile area. See UNION On Page Two JAPS GUARD U. S. OIL IN SUMATRA Interests Of British, Dutch Also Being Watched By Former Enemies BATAVIA, Java, Oct. 20. — WP'— A British spokesman acknowledg ed Sunday that 5,000 Japanese sold iers were guarding oil installa tions owned by Americans, Dutch, and British interests in the Palem bang area of Sumatra. He said that the use of the Japa nese troops was ‘‘no secret,” and was necessitated by a shortage in the number of allied troops avail able. He added that the Japanese would be repatriated soon. Other sources said that the Japa nese use their own weapons and are led by their own officers, un der general British supervision. Approximately 13,000 other disarm ed Japanese are used as laborers in Batavia and other allied areas in the vicinity. At Secret Meeting A reliable non-British source .See JAPS GUARD on Page Two And So To Bed Every |lark cloud has a sil ver lining, even those clondo which poured so much raan on Wilmington recently. Well not silver, maybe but copper-the copper of many pennies. Charles Sanderson, seven year-old naturalist of Wood lawn, made capital of hi* scientific knowledge and the watery pools left behind by the heavy rains. He safaried to the pools and collected several gross of tail poles. Woodlawn homes are now full of grown frogs. Charles’ pockets are now full of pennies—the profit from the sale of the tadpoles t<j his less-scientific playmates at one cent per dozen. Community Chest Workers - Report Meeting At 6:30 Jomght ■* i * j