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N. C. Good Health Plans
Approved By Gov. Cherry State’s Chief Executive Says Time Is Ripe To Tackle Big Problem RALEIGH. Nov. 9. — Governor Gregg Cherry tonight gave his en thusiastic approval to the Good Health association’s program to ratse state health standards and assorted that “the time is now ripe for tackling this big problem of health.” “Certainly, in the past and under less opportune conditions we have met the challenge,” the governor laid. “In our poverty we built a great school system. In spite of debts and deficits we built a great public highway system. Now we should complete the triangle and build a great health system. “If we did it with schools and did it with roads when our actual solvancy was in question, surely we need not be afraid to do it now with health. The voices of the sick cry out to us. at this time, for help. These voices have gone too Ion's unheard. They cannot contin ue to be ignored.” Observing that the foundation; for “a balanced and more humane program for rr.ort adequate medi-: cal care was laid at the 1945 ses sion of the general assembly."! Cherry declared that the next legis-1 lature meeting in January “will face the responsibility of develop ing the program.” Cherry’s stirring appeal for popu lar support of the health program was made over a state-wide radio hookup openirjj the Good Health association’s educational publicity campaign. The broadcast, heard by an ostimated million people, was direct from Hollywood over a leased wire. Every full-time radio station in the state carried the program. The show featured all North Carolina movie and radio cele brities in Hollywood. Heard dur ing the half hour were Tar Heel stars Randolph Scott and John Scott Trotter, of Charlotte; Kath ryn Grayson, Winston-Salem; Anne Jeffreys, Goldsboro; Ava Gardner, Wilson; Skinnay Ennis. Salisbury. Also Dinah Shore, Red Skelton, and F Kay Kyser and his orchestra with Ish Kabibble. Kyser, who served as master of ceremonies, lauded the efforts of Good Health leaders in the drive for a program of better health for North Carolina. “A beacon light is being lit,” he said, ‘‘which will lead the way fur other states to follow—a precedent in American history is being established.” For the remarks of Governor Cherry the program was switched from Hollywood to Raleigh where a [number of Good Health leaders met with civic and state govern ment heads to listen to the broad cast. Dr. I. G. Greer, of Thomasville, superintendent of the Baptist or phanage there and president of the Good Health association, introduced Governor Cherry. ‘‘North Carolina’s number one need is good health,’ Dr. Greer stated. ‘‘And the state is going to do something about it. Big peo ple, little people, rich people, poor people . . . all^are joining hands together, .*jnd» nothing can stop this progressive march.” CASH GRAIN CHICAGO, Nov. 9.— (&) —Wheat No. 2 red 2.18 nominal; No. 2 hard 2.16 nominal. Corn No. 2 yellow 1.24 3-4 to 1.29 1-2; No. 3. 1.17 1-4 to 1.26; sample grade 1.12 3-4. Oats No. 2 white 80 1-2; No. 1 heavy white 83 1-4. Rye 2.60 to 70 nominal. Soybeans No. 1 yellow 3.34; No. 3.33 3-4. Barley malting 1.55 to 1.70 nom inal: feed 1.15 to 1.25. Field seed per hundredweight nominal; Red clovver 38.00 to 42.00; timo thy 7.00 to 7.50. TREND OF STAPLE PRICES NEW YORK, Nov. 9.—The Asso ciated Press weighed wholesale price: Index of 35 commodities to day declined to 156.14. Previous day 156.74. Week ago 156.96, Month ago 147.03, Year ago 112.49. 1946 1945 1944 1943 High 158.73 112.81 108.73 107.54 Low 112.02 107.90 106.03 103.43 (1926 average equals 100) Carolina Insurance Co. WILMINGTON, N. C. Established 1689 The Carolina Insurance Com pany has paid a dividend on its capital stock in every year since 1889. The current annual divi dend rate is $1.40 per ghare, which, at the present offering price of $35, affords a return of 4% on the investment. Since this stock is exempt from North Carolina Intangibles and Income taxes, the above re turn is equivalent to 4H% on investments, which do not enjoy this privilege. A INQUIRIES INVITED Allen C. Ewing & Co. INVESTMENT SECURITIES Wilmington, N. C. 909 Murchison Bldg. Telephone 5221 CONSTRUCTION, INDUSTRIAL AND LOGGING EQUIPMENT _ DISSTON CHAIN SAW We maintain a well-equipped repair shop at Raleigh and Charlotte to give you complete overhaul jobs on Disston Chain Saws, as well as minor repairs. COMPLETE STOCK OF PARTS For Prompt and Efficient Service Cali— NORTH CAROLINA EQUIPMENT CO. RALEIGH CHARLOTTE ASHEVILLE 3101 Hillsboro St. 2 Mi. South—Rt. 21 Sweeten Creek Road Phone 8836 Phone 4-4661 Phone 789 Local Representative James H. Sloan, Wilmington — Office Phone 2-2178, Residence Phone 2-2427 : * Wilson Beauty On Good Health Show Ava Gardner, promising young actress from Wilson, appeared on the Good Health show heard over all full-time North Carolina radio stations last night. Six other Tar Heel stars, plus Dinah Shore and Red Skelton, were heard on the big broadcast piped to North Carolina over a direct leased-wire from Hollywood. Stoek Market Quotations By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS I Alleghany --- 4% 4% A1 Chem and Dye-16312 161 % Allis Chal Mfg. _33% 34% American Can ...-87% 8714 Amer Car Fdy --47% 49% American Roll Mill . . 34% 35% Amer Smelt and Ref__ 49% 53% A T and T ..._165% 165% Amer Tob B __82% 82% Anaconda ...—__38% 40 Arm 111 _ 12% 13 ACL _•— 52% 53 Atlantic Refinery __ 34 35 Aviation Corp ___ 7% ' Baldwin __ 20Vs 20% ! Balt and Ohio ..•._13 15% ’ Barnsdall _23% 2.3% Bendix Aviat __ 31% 32% , Beth Steel _92% 93% Boeing Airp ._21 21 % Borden -- • 48 j Budd Mfg ..— 11% 12 I Burl Mills . 17% 17% 1 Bur Add Mach _ 54% 54% 1 Cannon Mills __.54% j Case J I ...__ 35 35% ! 1 Caterpil Trac _ 59% 58% I Ches and Ohio __ 53% 53% j Chrysler __ •__ _ 84% j !Coca Cola--137% - Coml Cred -__40% 40% Coml Solv _ 20% 20% Com and South_3% 3% Consol Edis _ 27% 27% Cons Vultee _17% 18 Cont Can __37% 38% Corn Prod _67% 67% Curt Wright _ 7% 7% Curt Wright A ..:__ 20% 2044 Dow Chem _• 165 162% Doug Aire _ 75% _ Du Pont _175 175% Eastman Kod _...-220 221 % Firestone __ 58% 58!/ Gen El . _ 37% 37% Gen Foods__ 46 46% Gen Mot _.._50% 52% Goodrich ___ 63% 64% Goodyear __58% 58% Gt Nor Ry Pf __ 48 48% Int Harvest _.. 72 72 Tnt Tel and Tel ... 16% 17% •Tohns Manv_•._12942 123 Kennecott _45% 47% ‘ L'gg and M B .. 94 94 j Loews _27% 27% j We Teach WATCHES To Tell The Troth EXPERT Watch And Clock Repair Fast Dependable Service el Box Kni1 rr'.'VMJ; /.’i ■V 109 N. FROMT *TIWET Wilmington’s Largest Credit Jewelers Lockheed _•— 23% 23% Lorillard . 21% 21% Mont Ward _ 65 65% Nash Kelv _15 15% Nat Bis . . •_ 28% 29 Nat Cash Reg.. 31% 32 Nat Dist _22% 23 N Y Cent... 16% 16% No Am Av ... • 11% 11% No Pac _ 21 21% Packard - 6% 7 Param Pic _ 31 31% Penney J C _ 46 46 Penn R R .. 27% 28% Pepsi Cola _ . 26% 27% Phillips Pet_•_ 54% 54% Pitt S and B ... 8% 8% Pullman _ .... 52% Pure Oil __ 22% 21% Radio __ .... 10 Radio K O _.... 16% 16% Rem Rand_39% 38% Repub Stl ... 27% 27% Reynold sB .. 39% .39% Sears - . 38% 38% Soc Vac __15 15 Sou Pac -45% 45% Sou Ry .....40% 41% Std Br --36% 38 Std Oil N J ..67% 67% Stewart War_15% 16% Swift ---- 33% 34% rex Co _■_ 58% 58% Pn Carb _90% 91 % Pnit Airl ..23% 23% Jnit Aire .... __19 18% Jnit Corp _._ 3% 4 Jnit Drug _ Jnit Fruit - . 47% *48% Jnit Gas Imp _23% 23% J S Indus Chem _41% 42% J S Rubber _56% 57 ' J S Smelt and Ref_ 42 46% J S Steel ___ 72% 72% Vanadium __20% Va Care Chem__ 6% 6% Varner Pic ..18 18% West Un A _20% 20% West El __23% 23% Woolworth ___48% 48% CURB Jan Marconi_.__ S 3 J:ties Service__24% 26% ^olon Dvmt . ...._ 3% El Bond and Share ... 15% 16% CHICAGO LIVESTOCK CHICAGO, Nov. 9.—l/P)~(USDAi —Salable hogs 1,000 (estimated); total not given; compared week ago barrows and gilt, 75 to 1.00 higher; sows 1.00 to 1.50 higher; top at week's close 24.10. Salable cattle 500 (estimated); total not given; compared week ago; receipts measurably smaller than week earlier both locally and at leading market centers; cur tailment at twelve large markets amounted to approximately 95.000 head; local drop down about 12, 000 head; general market im proved sharply over late last week; medium to choice steers and yearlings, including yearling heifers, gained 1.00 to 2.00 top 33.00 paid for high-choice 1240 lb. averages; next highest price 32.00; moderate supply 28.00 to 31.00; most medium grades 16.00 to 21.00, offerings at 22.00 to 23 00 carrying a small good grade end; top heifers at 29.00 were not strict ly choice, and strictly choice 940 lb. mixed steers and heifers reached 32.00; all grades heifers in demand, most medium to good offerings 16.50 to 25.00; beef cows 50 to 1.00 higher, but closed weak and canners and cutters lost 50 75 on late round; bulls 50 to 1.00 up; good and choice vealers firm, but culls and common kinds 1.00 to 2.00 lower; good native and western beef cows reached 16.50; canners and cutters closed top heavy at 10.00 to 12.00; heavy sausage bulls reached 17.00 also the general price limit on heavy beef bulls even though a few' specialties m ade 18.00; choice vealers 21.00 down, with culls and common at 8.00 to 10.00; stock cattle slow, steady, medium to choice grades 15.50 to 18.50 with quick-turn heavy feeders to 20.00. MIDDLING COTTON NEW ORLEANS, Nov 9_(jp)_ The average price of middling 15-16ths-mch cotton today at ten designated Southern spot markets was $2.40 a bale higher at 30.39 cents a pound; average for the past 30 market days 34.25; mid dling 7-8ths-inch average 26.88. Bank President Describes Growth Of Insurance Firm _ + Assets Have Increased} With Heavy Dividends Paid Stockholders The phenominal growth of the Carolina Insurance company was j described yesterday by Warren S. Johnson, president of the People’s Savings Bank and Trust company, who reported that the company’s assets had increased from $183,760 in December, 1923, to $3,262,929 in < December, 1945. 1 Johnson reported that the com- i pany has paid dividends to its ; stockholders amounting to $1,353, 000. It was organized in Wilming- i ton in 1887 by Martin S. Willard, : Henry C. McQueen, Clayton Giles, G. W. Williams, and D. L. Gore, ; all deceased. The company was organized in 1889, and in its early days con- < fined its operations' to the writing : of insurance in Wilmngton and North Carolina. During the following year inter ests identified with the Home In surance company, of New York, acquired a controlling interest in the company and entered into a management agreement with the Carolina company. When it became an affiliate of the Home company, the Carolina company experienced its greatest progress. Its capital was increased by $900,000 through the issuance and sale of 45,000 additional shares of stock at twice its par value, thereby adding $450,000 to its capi tal and $4t>u,uuu to its surplus. An illustration of the growth of the Carolina company is shown by the following figures: Net premi ums written in 1923 were $34,251 compared with $1,140,907 for 1945, or almost 34 times as much as in 1923. Assets had grown to $3,262,929 by the end of 1945. When the $450,000 surplus that was paid in by the stockholders in 1924 is deducted, the net gain in the surplus account during the period that the company has been under the management of the Home company has been increased from $886,000 to $1,426, 503 in 1945. The company has also paid divi dends to its stockholders each year since the business was started. To taling $1,353,000. The company has also paid pol icy holders $7,267,020 in fire losses incurred during the 56-year-period. The president is H. V. Smith, president of the Home Insurance company. Directors are: Eugene M. Beery, W. W. Bell, Marsden Bellamy, J. A. Carruth, vice presi dent, Home Insurance company; C. McD. Davis, J. A. Forrestel, vice president, Home Insurance compa ny; A. E. Hill, vice president, Home Insurance company; R. P. Holding, president, First Citizens Bank a d Turst company, New York; Warren S. Johnson, Wilfred Kurth, board of directors, Home Insurance company; C. G. Meyer, vice president. Home Insurance company; Howard A. Penton, and Sol Sternberger, retired. Wilming ton. $765 OTTfILED; FOOD HELD RUINED, Court Action Claims Meat Was Allowed To Spoil In Food Locker Suit for $765 was filed in the of fice of A. L. Meyland, clerk of New Hanover Superior court, by R. W. Fountain against Walter D. Bass and Wilbert E. Cherry, who operate the Frozen Food Locker and Pro cessing company. The complaint, which was pre pared by Attorneys F. C. Paschall and J. F. Hackler, contends that on July 17 the plaintiff delivered 4,254 pounds of freshly killed beef that had just previously been siaughtereed by Moore’s Abbatoir on the Castle Haynes road. The plaintiff further claimed that he went off on a 10-day vacation, and that when he returned 1,700 pounds of he beef had spoiled and and was codemmed by the health department. MARKETS AT A GLANCE NW YORK, Nov. 9.—(>P)— Stock—Higher; coppers, lead advance. Bonds—Mixed; changes nar row. Cotton — Firm, textile mill buying. CHICAGO: Wheat — Lower with feed grains. Corn — Sharply lower; cash prices down. Oats—Weak; cash prices low er. Hogs — Nominally steady; quotable top $24.10. Cattle — Nominally steady. — Dial 2-3311 For Newspaper Service Ugly Eczema No Joke The itching torment of eczema is enough to make anyone wretched and anxious for relief. If you suf fer from the itching of eczema, pimples, angry red blotches and other irritating blemishes, get Peterson’s Ointment, 35c all drug gists. If one application does not delight you, money refunded. Pet erson’s Ointment also wonderful for i itching feet, cracks between toes. WOMAN REQUESTS | LONG JAIL TERM) Says Time Will Kill Drug Habit; Warsaw Doctor Is Given Blame Margaret Virginia Pope, 26 years old, formerly employed by the Blue Moon in Warsaw, yesterday appeal ed to Judge H. Winfield Smith to give her as much time ori' the county farm as possible as she claimed that she wanted to get away from the drug habit. The recorder sentenced the wom an to serve a term of 60 days on the farm. The young woman declared in open court that a doctor in War saw was responsible for her addic tion to the drugs. She also asserted that the only way in which she could break herself of the habit was to be placed in confinement. Judge Smith said that the case was one of the most pitiful that had come before him in years. The woman was arrested Friday night on a charge of drunkenness. She had previously appeared in court on the same charge. THREE ASSAULTS REPORTED IN CITY Stabbings Net One Arrest As Police Book Negro; Others Being Sought Three assaults with sharp In struments were reported to Wil mington police yesterday, and the arrest of Jefferson Walker, Negro, 1107 N. Sixth street, resulted. Walker was charged with assault with a deadly weapon, after James Willis, Negro, 120 MacRae street claimed a man named “Jeff” had stabbed him during an argument at 1113 Love’s alley. Willis was treat ed at James Walker Memorial hos pital, and released. Earlier, Thurman L. Rhederick, Negro, 505 S. 14th street, had re ported an unknown man had stab bed him with an ice pick at 607 S. Ninth street. Henry Lewis, 44 Spofford Lane, told police an unknown white man had stabbed him while he was at Fourth and Red Cross streets. NEW YORK COTTON NEW YORK, Nov. 9.—(JF)—After futures closed unchanged to $2.50 a bale higher than the previous close. Open High Low Last Dec 30.08 30.90 30.08 30.48 up 38 Mch 29.42 30.45 29.31 29.95 up 50 May 29.12 29.81 28.80 29.60 up 45 Jly 28.04 28.75 27.98 28.40 up 28 Oct 25.50 25.82 25.35 25.50 - Dec 25.19 25.50 25.05 25.15bup 15 Mch 1948) 24.40 25.10 24.40 24.75bup 35 Middling Spot 30.88n up 28. n—nominal; b—bid. SPOT COTTON NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 9,—UPi — Spot cotton closed steady $2.25 a bale higher today. Sales 1,321. Low middling 24 85, middling 30.25, good middling 30.65. Re ceipts 7,943; stocks 208,644. 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