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meet deadlocked Mob'e Says Compromise Measures Offered By FPHA Head Rejected A spirited meeting in Washington (jay between top officials of the P deral Public Housing authority, Rational Commander of Vet ars of Foreign Wars and officers e, Veierans‘ Homes, Inc., resulted °; a deadlock, Ken R. Noble, VHI '■■erident, said yesterday upon his return. Dillon S. Myer, commissioner of j-pUA. was flatly charged with •paying lip service to veterans and' veterans priorities, while do ji’ nothing about it,” by Louis E. stan’ National Commander of yfVV. Noble reported. Hirer had just offered three com. p-ornise measures regarding prior ties of veterans’ cooperatives j„ .jie purchase of surplus housing provision for which had not been included in FPHA regulations, and Noble said he rejected. all three on behalf of his corporation. Noble reported Myer first asked if he would consider amending his VHI charier to include in the mem bership some 300-odd non-veteran tenants of the 584 masom’y units in Lake Forest, purchase of which is sought by Noble’s group. The pro pn=al was declined. ' Next Myer. aided at the meeting bv Phillip Mayer, deputy commis s Tier, and Col. Lewis, FPHA coun sel. requested that VHI amend its charter to allow non-veterans p-cmbe shin and to consider pur chase of the entire Lake Forest reve'opment. This would include the demountable frame structures, tip-e 4 5 units, and again the re quest was declined, Noble stated. Mob’e quoted Myer as then ask M-. ■ If the regulation is amended to permit purchase of surplus hous ing P ojects by veterans coopera tives. would you be will ng to give present non-vetc- an tenants until January 1, 1948 in which to move?” ' We will be able to discuss that when the regulations are amend ed." Noble said he replied. liver then declared the amend me'r* s sought were out of his hands i: would have to be made by Wison Wyatt, Federal Housing ex pediter. Noble stated. Commander Starr, according to Noble, then made his charge, and declared that as far as he was per sonally concerned the meeting was 6t an end. and left the room. Starr had told the conferees ear lier that the matter of veterans preferences in this case and simi lar ones throughout the nation would be taken to the White House or to Congress, if necessary. He pledged the continued full support of p” VFW national organization tb the project, the president of the VHI said. There are at the last count 37 troops in the nation seeking to nr. j purchases of surplus housing In 1 be same manner as VHI, with the Wilmington plan being the first, according to the Veteran of For eign Wars officials. Also attending the meeting were John Br'ght Hill, VHI attorney; Wesley D. Pearce, VFW National Housing officer; John P. Broome, of Atlanta, director of the South eastern region of the FPHA, and A R. Hanson, assistant regionaj d. ecior in charge of real estate. Wilmingtonian Attends Greek Church Meeting The ninth triennial national con vent on of the clergy and laity of the Greek Orthodox churches of Horth and South America in Bos ton. Mass., last week was attended by John Papson. representing the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox church in Wilmington. Paoson. owner of the USA res taurant here, reported the event a as both unusual and colorful, with the four Bishops of the church, in full vestments and wearing the ntowns of the Orthodox church, of ficiating. Write-In Ballots Elect Two Justices WINSTON-SALEM, Nov. 9—UP)— ;'v° residents of Abbotts Creek o'vnship today found Ihemselves in office—through no fault of their °un s‘nce each disclaims any as pnations to political life. • P- Snyder and Blayne Gray j'ere declared justices of the peace y the Forsyth county board of e actions today, all because two "known supporters of each man ^lote^in his name. NCEA Speakers TRICYCLES $11.95 - $29.59 CAPE FEAR BULB FARM (HUGH OOSTERWYK) TRASK BULB FARM (C. HEIDE TRASK) NUCKTON FARMS (JOHN NUCKTON) ' have merged Into CAROLINA FLOWERS INC. John Nuckton, President & Sales Manager. Hugh Oosterwyk, Vice Pres. & Farm Manager P. O. Box 1614 Wilmington, N. C. Dial 7835 Shown above are three participants in the North Carolina Edu cational association's convention held in Wilmington Friday. Left to right: Col. H. J. Hatcher, of the State Highway Patrol; Dr. Clyde Erwin, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, of Raleigh and C. W. Phillips, NCEA president. PHOTO BY BOB HODGKIN. Ckarlotte Land For VA Hospital Bought CHARLOTTE, Nov. 9 — OP) — Dwight L. Phillips, Charlotte land owner, announced today that the government had exercised its op tion to buy from him a 32-acre tract upon which it plans to con struct a $7,000,000 veterans hos pital. Phillips said he was paid $75, 000 for the property. His notice of acceptance of the option came from William Z, Bowie, Veterans Administration director of real estate service at Washington. Missionary Convention Continues In Tabernacle The fourth annual Missionary convention began in the Wilming ton Gospel Tabernacle Friday night, with the Rev. J. E. Nichol son, missionary from the Belgian Congo, giving the address of the evening. The Rev. H. M. Taylor of Cam bodia, French Indo-China is sched uled to speak Sunday night of his experiences as a prisoner of the Japanese in a concentration camp for three years. The Rev. Mr. Nicholson is sched uled to speak this morning at 11 o'clock and again tomorrow night. The Rev. Mr. Taylor is to speak again on Tuesday night. The convention in progress is scheduled to continue through Nov. 12, with services each night at 8 o’clock in the church, located at Sixth and Orange streets. The pub lic is invited . Armistice Day Program Planned By Warsaw Vets WARSAW, Nov. 9—Senator Riv ers D. Johnson and Judge Henry L. Stevens, past national president of | the American Legion, will partici pate in the 27th observance of Armistice Day here Monday. Festivities will get underway at 10 o'clock in the morning with a parade featuring the early ac tivities. The program has been arranged by veterans of World War II who have engaged Scott B. Berkley, mayor of Goldsboro as principal speaker. IN SANTA'S SHOWROOM at the ENTERPRISE SPORTS SHOP We Are Featuring SCOOTERS All Metal Streamliners and a complete line of other toys for Boys and Girls Jet Boats Pedal Cars Wagons Skates Footballs Basket Balls Tennis Rackets Model Supplies Baseball Equipment Boxing Gloves MRS. I. B. HINNANT NAMED TREASURER Classroom Teacher Group Announces Officers As Elected Friday Mrs. Inez B. Hinnant was elect ed treasurer of the Classroom Teacher deparnnent of the south eastern district of the North Caro lina Education association at a meeting of the group Nov. 8 in the New Hanover High School auditor ium. Also elected at the meeting were Mrs. Marion Corbett, of Fayette ville. president; Miss Elizabeth Maultsby, Whiteville, vice-presi dent; and Miss Miriam Revelise. Fayetteville, secretary. Mrs. Gladys Robbins, of Rocky Mount, state chairman of the teacher rec'uitment committee ad dressed the meeting. Her topic was ■Recruiting and Influencing Good Teachers.” Earlier the officers and district chairmen had convened in the Friendly cafeteria for a luncheon meeting. Organization of a new unit in Raeford was announced. Mrs. Ru ria Shelton was elected president of the new unit. Manufacturing employment in Pacific Coast states is two and one half times the pre-war figure. Dial 2-33X1 For Newspaper Service Beads are brightening the fashion scene. Beads on your dress . . . and beads, if you please, on the prettiest coats we have ever seen. It’s all a part of the fashion strategy to make this the most elegant season within the memories of most of us. Come and see a lovely collection of clothes . . . and all so beautiful for Fall, Winter and through the Holidays. I 214 N. FRONT ST. 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