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LIONS OF LELAND
SEEKING SURVEY Civic Club Holds Supper Session At Wrightsville Last Night The Leland Lions club was in formed last night that its petition for a lower highway speed limit in the Leland area will be given im mediate study through an engi neering survey assured by T. T. Betts of Fayetteville, division high way engineer. The club, in supper session at the Wrightsville Marina with Presi dent Rufus V. Williams in charge, has for several weeks agitated for the restricted speed rate, as one of its major projects, because of the hazards involved in the load ing and unloading of school buses. The restricted zona would extend from the Brunswick river bridge to Robbins service station on high way 17, a distance of about one and one-half miles, and to Mills service station west of Leland achool on highways 74-76, a distance of between four and five miles. Two new members, H. W. Ben ton and Robert Lee Rabon, Sr., were received by the club, the principles of which were explain ed to them by Glenn M. Tucker. SENATORS SHOUT DOWN ANY DELAY (Continued From Page One) are going to be plenty of squawks from the passengers on that train.” Senator Cain (R-Wash), a World War II veteran, contended the Army and Navy can take some cuts. As examples, he said Con gress should abolish extra pay for flying duty an^ demand that some integration of supply, facilities and services be started by the Army and Navy. He said he supports the House approved $6,000,000,000 resolu tion because he assumes the Pres ident “guarded against a sizable cut by fashioning his budgets ac •ordingly.” Senator Ferguson (R-Mich), who led off the day’s debate, as aerted that if Congress does not cut out “shameless duplication, overlapping of functions and waste of taxpayers’ money” now it will never do it. Truman Scored He took Mr. Truman to task gor what he called a budget that “is neither fish nor fowl—neither a peacetime transition nor a war time budget.” “Justification for some of its billions appears to be based on the possibility of immediate war,” he said. “Other billions are proposed on a ‘now-the-war-is-over-we must-catch-up’ kind of reasoning Still other billions are excused on what seems to be little more foundation than that ’we have the money—let's spend it.’ ” The shortage of soda ash, need ad in glass manufacture, is one of the reasons for the shortage of milk bottles. CLOTHES HAMPERS Wicker Type $8.95 up In Assorted Pastel Colors TAN-SNO Poap Saver and Cleaner | Pkg. 35c i Gregg Bros. I FRONT & MARKET | Dial 9655 I TWO SMALL FIRES EXTINGUISHED BY DEPARTMENT HERE The local fire department answered two culls yesterday to extinguish fires neither of which did any appreciable damage. The report said that tfac de | partment was called to 13 N. 10th i St., at 1:29 p. m. to extinguish a I blaze in some old automobile : bodies. A second call was received at I 9:45 p. m. to 924 North 4th St. to the residence occupied by Mrs. Audrey Neville, where a fire had started in some trash under the stairv. a;. Little damage was dtne, the report said. Mm:: while, the wood fire on the Carolina Beach highway, which has been burning for the past two days, has spent itself, the report said. FIREMEN APPROVE HOTEL MEASURES (Continued From Page One) Hicks, and George W. Serrett, all of Durham, and E. G. Hines, Ro land Mumford and Robert I. Lee, all of Raleigh. Firemen were represented by Palmer, Gox and Butts, all of the Fire Chiefs association; George F. McLaughen of Gastonia, Eli K. In gram of High Point, and John L. Miller of Concord, all of the North Carolina Firemen’s association; W. H. Copley of Raleigh and Keet er all of the North Carolina Fire Fighters association, and Fire Marshall BrockwelL The firemen also voted to sup port two bills — one to extend workmen’s compensation to include firemen answering calls beyond a 12-mile limit now covered, and would declare tuberculosis and heart disease to be occupational diseases for firemen within the meaning o f the Workmen’s Com pensation Act. LYNCHING SUSPECTS RELEASED ON BONDS OF $2,500 MONDAY PICKENS, S. C., Feb. 24. —OP) — The trial of 31 Greenville men charged in a blanket indictment with the murder of Willie Earle, 24-year-old Negro, moved a step nearer today when bail of $2,500 each was set for all but one. Earl Martin, the 31st man nam ed In the indictment. ;as not serv ed with a warrant because he is in New York on a business trip. All but four of the men are cab drivers. At Washington, the Federal De partment of investigators said the roundup of suspects in the lynch ing was the largest in which the FBI has participated with local au thorities. Judge George B. Green set the bonds after agreement on the amount among Solicitor Robert T. Ashmore and four defense attorn eys. The attorneys were W. E. Bowin, J. G. Leatherwood, Bradley Morrah and Hoke Black. Solicitor Ashmore previously had indicated a special term of general sessions court may be asked for the trial. The next regu lar term is scheduled to start in Greenville March 10. MAY CHANGE POLICY NEW YORK, Feb. 24 — (^>) — Hinting that Notre Dame might change its policy against post sea son games, Ed Kraise, coach of the Irish basketball team, said to day he believed the noted Mid Western University might be recep tive to a post-season basketball bid this year. ATTtHTION ALL CITIZENS WHO ARE INTERESTED IN REMOVING THE TRUCK LANE FROM THE CITY ALTOGETHER AND HAVING HEAVY TRAF FIC ROUTED ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF THE CITY PLEASE ATTEND AN IMPORTANT MEET ING TONIGHT AT THE HEMENWAY SCHOOL AT 8 O'CLOCK. Railroad Division Launches Fund Drive Leaders in the Red Cross campaign’s railroad division are shown above following a kick-off meeting of division chairmen, captains and workers yesterday in the Atlantic Coast Line assembly hall on Red Cross street, where the division’s go al of $3,100 was stated and solicitation plans were outlined. Shown in this group are, left to right, standing, G. D. Daughtry, C. J. Keen and P. J. Baschon, and, seated, J. S. Davis, D. H. Crenshaw and Miss Emmie Belle LeGwin. Crenshaw acted as chairman of the meeting In the absence of C. S. Morse, division head.—(CAROLINA CAMERA PHOTO).___ JUVENILE CRIME IS EXAGGERATED (Continued From Page One) Offenses, she said, ranged all the way from playing dice to skipping school. The real cause behind most of the offenses, she said, is broken homes, fathers and mothers leaving children at home while they work, and similar rea sons. What the situation is beyond the 16 year age group, she said, might be a different matter. And she qualified that statement by point ing out that the youth in the 18 and 19 year age groups had been used to a lot of money during the war. Since the war. she said, they have been unable to get as much money as before. Because of this very fact there probably is an in crease in delinquency and crime. “But this age group,” she de clared, “should not be brought in to open court and branded as criminals in the public prints. They should be under the juris diction of the juvenile courts.” She said that recently Virginia had changed its juvenile laws to embrace 18- year-olds. “I haven’t yet had the time to investigate its workability. But I believe our laws should be changed to include that age group.” Mrs. Layton said she she had no idea if and when the legisla ture would get around to acting on the matter. But she said she would like to see something done about it. “When a boy or girl reaches 18,” she said, “they are right on the border line between manhood and womanhood. What happens to them at that time may influence the course of their lives.” She said that most of the judges who come to Wilmington are un derstanding men, and seldom send a first offender of this age group to the roads or penitentiary. However, she pointed out that despite the fact that they are put on probation, they are branded in the public prints. But even so they are not confined among hardened criminals. Under the juvenile court sys tem, she said, their cases would be heard in private, and they would be advised the course to pursue to keep out of the public prints. Strong Quake LA PAZ, BOLIVLA, Feb. 24.—((P) —An earthquake strong enough to break the seismograph at Calixto observatory shook this capital around midday today. The tremor lasted three seconds and caused grave concern. The earth movement caused the bell in the spire of the Church of the Jesuits to ring. Clocks at the observatory stopped at 1:35 P. M. (12:35 P. M., Eastern Standard time). T he breakdown of the equipment made it possible to esti mate the epicenter. .77333 If you lived on the moon, you’d see the earth 40 times brighter than you now see the moon. Along The (Continued From Page One) identified a Mississippi Kite on De cember 29, 1946 which is apparent ly a new record for Eastern North Carolina, according tp The Chat * * * FAMOUS FATHER — Dr. Hall, son of a Milledgeville, Georgia, physician, comes by his love of birds naturally. His father is wide ly known for his private bird sanc tuary and visitors from all sections of the globe have found their way to that Middle Georgia community to witness an almost unbelievable sight. It has been our good fortune to meet and know Dr. Hall’s father and we carry with us many pleas ant memories of the marvelous feats he has accomplished in train ing wild birds. Numerous species answer his call and apparently take delight in lighting on his shoulder, know CITY BRIEFS TO DISTRIBUTE BOOKS The record books for the 1947 4-H club projects have come in and will be distributed to 4-H club girls over the county dur ing the first week in March, Miss Nancy Ingram, assistant home demonstration agent, said yesterday. COMPLETE TOUR Miss Ann Mason, nome dem onstration agent, Miss Nancy Ingram, assistant agent, Mrs. Fred Jordon and Mrs. Albert Seitter yesterday made a tour of the State experiment sta tion in Willard; the tour was made in connection with the strawberry project of the home demonstration club women that is now underway. JOIN COAST GUARD Major Joe Cobia and Wil liam Conyers, both Negroes, yesterday enlisted as Sl-c in the United States Coast Guard and have gone to Norfolk for assignment, local recruiting of ficials reported. ENLIST IN RESERVE Lewis Winfred Costin, Sic; George Calhoun Field, Jr., PhM 2c; James Victor Warren, ARM 2c; Franklin Parrish Spark man, AMM3c; Robert James Hobbs, Sic; Lawrence Grover Cook, Cox; and Leo Cecil Jar rell, MoMM2c, all of Wilming ton, have enlisted in the Or ganized Surface division 6-29 of the Naval Reserve, local offi cials reported yesterday. ACCOMODATIONS LACKING The lack of accomodations in Wilmington has been given as the reason for a decision by the Federal Council of Churches not to hold one of the three an nual conferences in the city, it was learned yesterday. It was felt by officials that in view of the usual large attendance at the meetings a site offering more facilities would better serve the purpose, it was re ported. 1*‘Well, maybe I’m not as romantic as Tyrone Power or Charles Boyer, but I might be if 1 had Hedy LaMarr or Cape Fear ing they will be rewarded with some choice morsel to eat. If we remember rightly; cracked pecans were the food that Dr. Hall used to reward the small feathered friends that came at his beck call. • * * SALUTE TO OBSERVERS — Those participating in the record winning oount here were Sandy McCulloch, George Williams, Bill Craft, John Carr, John Trott, Jr., Bob Holmes III, Dr. Tbomas Hall, Jim Smith, Steve Smith, Ruth Loman, Anne Blackwell Payne, the Rev. K. R. Wheeler, Helen Lovering, Mrs. W. C. Mebane, Claud McAllister, Mrs. Sibbel Turnbull, Cecil Appleberry, and Mrs. Cecil Appleberry (complier.) To each and all. Along The Cape Fear extends its heartiest congrat ulations for a job well-done. BUS SERVICE CUT A shortage of business has been given as the reason for the recent cut in bus service from the main part of town to Princess Place, according to T. J. Baird, transportation de partment of the Safeway Trans it company. NOT GUILTY Dewey Huggins, of Rocky Point, has been found not guilty of driving drunk in recorders court. During the trial it was brought out that he was under the influence of Insulin and not intoxicants. ROTARY MEETING The regular weekly luncheon meeting of the Wilmington Ro tary club will be held this af ternoon at one o’clock at the Friendly Cafeteria. The board of directors are slated to meet at 12:30 o'clock. Bishop Thomas Wright will be in charge of the program. MEETING PLANNED The Welfare Division of the Community Council Will meet in the Conference room, fourth floor. Tide Water building, this morning at 11 o’clock. JOINT SESSION A joint meeting of the Com mercial and Public Service di visions of the 1947 Red Cross funds drive will be held in the Tide Water Assembly room this morning at 11 o’clock Robert Dannenbaum is chair man of the commercial group. The public service unit is chair maned by L. S. Hubbard, Jr. « - * MEETING POSTPONED The regular bi-monthly meet ing of the Wilmington - New Hanover Airport authority, scheduled for today, has been postponed until Tuesday, PUBLISHER NAMES SOCIETY EDITOR Miss Katherine Goodman Joins Staff Of The Morning Star The appointment of Miss Kather ine Goodman as society editor of The Morning Star was announced last night by R. B. Page, publisher. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sieg Goodman, of 10 North Fifth Avenue, Miss Goodman is a grad uate of New Hanover High school and Duke University. Receiving her degree in 1945 after majoring in literature at the uni versity, Miss Goodman returned here to enter newspaper work. Miss Goodman has one sister, Miss Marilyn Goodman, a student leader at New Hanover High school. NEW HOUSE MEASURE PROPOSES GREENLAND AS ONE U. S. RAMPART WASHINGTON, Feb. 24. -(JFh Legislation to authorize the Presi dent to invite Iceland to become part of the Uhited States as a state and to negotiate for the purchase of Greenland and all islands off the U. S. coasts was introduced to day by Rep. Gearhart (R.-Calif.). “Americans must give thought to the ramparts we watch, not merely to the ramparts we once watched,” Gearhart declared in‘ the House. “It is time we give some consideration to the ever avari cious outside world.” “With Russia extending herself in all directions and England and France clinging tenaciously to their respective empires,” Gearhart ad ded, the islands should be acquired to insure the defense of the U. S. and possessions “before the last flicker of gratitude among our erstwhile Allies dies out.” BOLIVIA PRIVATE COMPLETES COURSE AT FORT BENNING BOLIVIA, Feb. 24—Word was re ceived here today that Pvt. Lester L. Edwards, Jr., son of Mrs. Lester L. Edwards has completed six weeks of combined parachute and glider training at the Infantry School, Ft. Benning, Ga. Edwards is now entitled to wear the “Boots and Wings” of the U. S. Army Airborne troops. March 4, Albert Perry, chair man, said today. NATIONAL GUARD Company I. 119th infantry, N. C. National Guard, will meet tonight at 8 o’clock at the Marine Hospital, Eighth and Nun street, Lt. Bobby Jones, announced las# night. The com pany is now accepting enlist ments of all men between the ages of 18 and 35. Men with or without previous military train ing are eligible, he added. I DRIVE QUOTA ACCEPTED A quota of $800 was accepted by the worker* in the Indus trial division in the 1947 Red Cross campaign during the kickoff meeting yesterday in the Assembly room of the Tide Water Power company. Robert P. Andrews is head of the di vision. JOINT MEETING SET A joint meeting of the pub lic service division headed by L. S. Hubbard, and the com mercial division, headed by , Robert Dannebaum, of the Red Cross drive, will be held this morning at 11 o’clock in the AssAnbly room of the Tide Water Power company. MEETING HELD A regular meeting of the lo cal chapter of the Woodmen of the World was held last night with two new members, WT. C. Ramseur and W. Ray Bar wick, being accepted. SENCBA SESSION The approval of an operating budget and the adoption of an official insignia will be among the matters of business to be considered by the South East ern North Carolina Beaches as sociation at a session at 7:45 p. m. today at the Woodrow Wilson hut. A program of sum mer activities also will be dis cussed, according to Walter Cartier of Wrightsville Beach, secretary. _________ M It f J III ■ I I Hi I TIME IN WILMINGTON ! TODAY Thru SAT. . JOHN JUNE PAYNE HAVER. 2a CCNTURY rox Wake Up And Dream with . ‘f£CflN/COlORt nJ7JlSbacON * C°nnte Marsha,,•John ,r8,and * WALTER MOROSCO Mat. 10:45 to s S?^7x.mis week ADULTS l° 5‘3° P*M. I CHILDREN JL. | Uncle Bud Says: (By Bill Baldwin) »'s 'Hyix. rsPKiAL i' meeting ■ ELKS' ) CARNIVAL COMMITTEE The best thing about being a lodge member is not the folks you meet but the people you get away from. i The Weather WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 — (jP) _ Weather Bureau report of temperature and rainfall for the 24 hours ending 8 p. m. in the principal cotton growing areas and elsewhere: STATION High Low Precip. WILMINGTON_ 39 25 - Alpena- 34 20 . 04 Asheville_26 12 - Atlanta_— 17 - Atlantic City_ 30 20 - Birmingham_ 40 21 - Boston_32 16 - Buffalo_24 14 .16 Burlington_23 16 .07 Charlotte_39 14 - Chattanooga_31 20 - Chicago-31 13 .02 Cincinnati_26 14 .03 Clevealnd_25 12 .05 Dallas-— 21 .05 Denver-25 18 .14 Detroit - 33 14 .01 El Paso_ 70 29 - Fort Worth_ 45 23 - Galveston_ 53 36 - Jacksonville _ 52 35 - Kansas City_ 31 19 - Key West __— 66 .17 Knoxville' ...._ 28 16 .91 Little Rock_ 28 23 - Los Angeles_ 82 45 .58 Louisville _27 16 - Memphis_ 33 23 - Meridian_ 46 24 - Miami- 74 62 1 03 Minn.-St. Paul _ 25 10 .01 Mobile_ 48 31 - Montgomery-_ 44 24 - New Orleans_51 36 - New York_29 17 - Norfolk _ 32 16 .02 Philadelphia_26 16 - Phoenix_ 80 40 - Pittsburgh_ 20 9 - Portland, Me._31 — - Richmond_3 15 - St. Louis_33 17 - San Antonio_ 53 29 - San Francisco __— 46 - Savannah_ 47 31 - Seattle_ 52 44 - Tampa- 58 51 - Vicksburg _ 46 25 - Washington_34 15 - TRUDY RILEY WEDS WILSON, Feb. 24. —UPy— Miss Trudy Riley, “Miss North Caro lina of 1946,” is now Mrs. Wil liam Kerney of Henderson, N. C., tier mother, Mrs. Gertrude Riley, announced today that she was married last Wednesday at Ches terfield, S. C. RESCUE PLANE LEAVES THULE, GREENLAND WESTOVER FIELD, Mass., Feb. 24.—CU.R5—A transport plane carrying the 11 American fliers rescued in Northern Greenland took off from Thule, Greenland at 5 p.m. EST, and is due at West over Field at 9 a.m. EST tomorrow, the Air Transport command an nounced here tonight, Capt. David A. Me Kown, public relations officer at Westover Field, said the trip ordinarily takes 15 or 16 hours. He said the transport plans no stops enroute here but early reports indicated it was slow ed somewhat by a strong headwind CHILD HURT WHF» STRUCK BY STovt KEY_^I ft, Police last nigh*. W. 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