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FOR JOBS HERE Civil Service Announces Openings At Engineers Local Office Civil service examinations to fill five positions in the United States engineer office at Wilmington are now' open1, according to G. W. Martin, secretary ot the board of civil service examiners here. The examinations are for the positions of quartermaster: fire man. marine (oil burning): oiler, marine (steam); oilei*. marine diesel ; and dragtender. Applications must be . received by the secretary of the board of civil service examiners at the United States engineer office. Cus tomhouse, Wilmington, n ot later than March 17. Most appointments will be pro bational, it wa s explained. They will become permanent upon sat isfactory completion of a pro bationary period of one year. No written test is required. .Ap plicants will be rated on the basis of their training and experience as described in their applications. Complete information and appli cation ’ blanks may be obtained from Mr. Martin at the post office or from the secretary of the board of civil service examiners at the Customhouse. The broad-breasted bronze is a breed of turkey particularly im portant for hotels, restaurants, and other users of food in quan tity. This specially developed; bird has fifteen per cent more j breast meat than the standard turkey. Dial 2-3311 For Newspaper Service Don’t Neglect Slipping FALSE TEETH Do false teeth drop, slip or wabble when you talk, eat. laugh or sneeze0 Don't be annoyed and embarrassed by 9Uch handk aps. FASTEETH. an alkaline (non-acid) powder to sprinkle on your • plates, kee*'*? false teeth ipore firmly ! aet. Gives confident feeling of security And added comfort. No gummy, gooey, pasty taste or feeling. Ge’ FASTEETH ; today at a. drug siore. 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This is due to the SSS Tonic formula which contains special and potent activating ingredients. Also, SSS Tonic helps you enjoy the food you eat by Increasing the gastric digestive juice when it is non-organl- : cally too little or scanty—thus the stom ach will have little cause to get balky with gas, bloat and give off that sour food taste. Don't wait! Energize vour body with rich, red-blood. Start on SSS Tonic now As vigorous blood surges throughout your whole body, greater freshness and strength should make you eat 'better •leep better, feel better, work bet'er' play better, have a healthy color glow In your skin—firm flesh All out hollow places. Millions of bottles sold. Get a bottle from your drug store. SSS Tonic helps Build Sturdy Health DELEGATES REPORT ON CHURCH MEET HELD IN COLUMBIA Five ministers and two laymen, delegates from Wilmington to the j Bishops Council of the African 1 Methodist Episcopal church, have i returned from Columbia, S. C., ! where last week they attended ses sions of the council’s annual con ' mention at Bethel A. M. E. church. More than 5.000 ministers anf I laymen representing churches in ! many sections of the United States [were reported in attendance. ' The delegates from Wilmington were Rev. R. G. Thompkins. Rev. John Holmes, Rev. G. D. Carnes, Rev. R. E. Leagon, Rev. D. L. Grady and John H. Green and James H. Smith. One of the convention activities was the organization of a laymen’s movement to effect a closer eco nomical relationship in the church. For this purpose 15 Episcopal districts were created with T. H. Hooper of Wilmington as head of the second district, - composed of North Carolina, Virginia. Mary land and the District of Columbia. Rt. Rev. William A. Fountain, senior bishop, of Atlanta. Ga., pre sided. It was announced that Bis hop M. H. Davis will be returned to the district. Bishop J. H. Clayborn announced the raising of more than $12,000 at the convention as an offering for Kittrell college, at Kittrell in this state. WRIGHTSVILLE CLUB PLANS SHAD FRY _ Members of the Wrightsville Beach Lions club will be enter tained tonight at 7:30 o'clock at a-shad fry. Host to the club will be Ernest Rogers, a member of the organi zation. ! Weather permitting the shad j fry will be held out-of-doors near i Rogers' place of business on Har- j bor Island. _j Sew And Save 9177 ! SIZES ■; 10-16 ; Oh Sugar, what a line on you! Pattern 9177 plans a popular future for you with this slick-chick prin cess frock. Gaze on those wide shoulders, that tiny waist with the criss-cross laces! Easy sewing too! This'pattern gives perfect fit, is easy to use. Complete, illustrated Sew Chart shows you every step. I Pattern 9177 teen-age sizes 10, ' 12, 14, 16, Size 12. 2 3-8 vds. 39-in. 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Grace St. Phones 60-61 'More Opinions Voiced Over New Track Lane SHOULD SKIRT THE CITY To the Editor: As residents and property own ers on Third street, .we wish to enter our protest of the recent proposal of the State Highway Commission, that Seventh street be used as a truck lane for the heavy traffic crossing the city of Wilmington. This protest is not against the use of Seventh street, only; but against such use of any other street within the city limits. Residents of Third street know what it means to live on a crowd ed thoroughfare of inbound and outbound traffic; nor would they willingly see any other part of the city subjected to a hazard posses sing such a high nuisance value. A heavily congested highway through a town is bad enough; but when to the normal flow of traffic there is added the great roar and rumble of huge, heavily laden oil ltruclcs, passing and repassing every few minutes day and night; the screech of grinding brakes added to the odor of evil smelling gas fumes—well. Third street people know all about that; for not everybody living on Third street leaves town for the sum mer, and while the situation is Jjad enough in winter, in summer —and particular, summer nights when the windows are opened,— (he situation becomes well-nigh unbearable. Perhaps modern progress is necessarily accompanied by noise, confusion and elements of danger; and we would regret any action which would hamper the progress or prosperity of Wilming ton; or do any injury to business enterprise. However, it does not appear that any good interest is server by a plan for a heavy truck line to be routed directly across the city, as is now under consideration. It would seem that there was more at stake in this matter than appears on the surface; although that in itself is serious enough. A city is a wonderful thing: a won derful experiment in living where all kinds of people by merging their lives and interests form a community of which the central core, or heart, is the spirit of co operation, neighborliness. and inter-dependence upon one an other for the well-being of the en tire group. A city stands for more than business and industry or any form o f collective commercialism; although they are important ele ments in a city’s life. A city is first of all a collection of homes where family life (that great bul wark of any nation) is developed: where the rearing and training ol children takes place: where char acter is made which will under gird the citizens of tomorrow. The best type of family life depends upon tile stability of the home and household surroundings, and a strong sense of continuing security and neighborhood values. It is no -ight thing to uproot the homes of a community; and a city is a place of homes: a place of churches where God is known, and worshipped: a place wl*re the schools meet the great respon sibility of the education of the people of the town; a place where tlie very best recreational facili ties are available to every citizen, where municipal government will safeguard and promote every ef fort and interest, which is of mu-, tual value and benefit. The idea of a belt line traffic ■ mte around the outskirts of the city seems to be the best possible solution. In hundred^ of communi ties this is the accepted plan. We realize the difficulties of the High way Commission in attempting to solve this traffic problem: but at least it has the clear indication of the wish of the people It has been suggested' that the presence of the monuments on Third street were a saving factor in the elimination of that street as a traffic lane; prehaps therein lies an even deeper truth. The beauti ful monument honoring the Con federate dead which stands at the intersection of Third and Deck streets, bears an inscription in La tin which seems most happily chosen: one which characterizes in a lather singular way the in tangible or spiritual elements which should be found in every city; and which we believe is peculiarly true of Wilmington. The Quotation reads: Pro Aris Et Eocis—for altars and firesides' These men gave their lives to pre serve the things clearest to men;— their homes and their faith; faith in God and faith in man; to pre serve the beauty and the peace of iheir communities, and the deep, simple things which make life sweet and strong. Wilmington is truly a city of homes and churches; and we shall be a finer, greater city. if. along with pro gress, we are able to preserve something of the old-fashioned charm and grace of living. Let The Memory Of The Past Be The Inspiration Of The Future. Mrs. and Mrs. Walter P. Sprunt Wilmington, N.C. February 24, 1947. SHIPPING NEWS ARRIVED Tanker S. S. River Rising from Bay town, Texas via Charleston with gasoline for Standard Oil company. Pan Delaware, from Norfolk, with oil products for American Oil company. IN PORT Tanker S. S. Pure Oil from Norfolk with cargo of gasoline.'Cape Fear Ter minal, agent. -• , INWARD BOUND Tanker S. S. North Point Irom Savannah with cargo of Petroleum products Cape Fear Terminal, agent. S. S. Morton prince from Aruba, West Indies, via Norfolk with cargo of petroleum products for Standard Oil Terminal at Morehead City. S. S. W. W. Mills from Texas City, with gasoline, kerosene and heating oil. Cape Fear Terminal, agent. Tanker Great Isaac with S. S. Kowel under tow from New York. C. D. Maffitt, agent. CLEARED AND SAILED Tug S. S. Ferguson from No folk | with cargo of gasoline for the Na ! tional Oil company.* i Dial *-3311 For Newspaper •ervice PROPOSED TRUCK LANE To the Editor: In regard to a proposed truck j lane around the city of Wilmingto'n. I would like to call attention to a 1 few facts as I see them. 'That is, the heavy oil truck traffic on Third street. Tire oil trucks are far more dangerous than ony other traffic or. the road, as the potential strength of gasoline is equal to that of dynamite, and far more inflam- i mable, especially if a high wind j were blowing from the east oi west. This is the longest straighti traffic through the most valuable | part of Wilmington, some two or three miles, and the greatest pos- i sible danger to the life of our people through a little carelessness on someone’s part may take the life of one of our best friends or some little child. To reroute this dangerous traffic to some other street is only placing the danger on someone else and should not under any conditions be d-one, because the fire and accident hazard, especially if high octane gasoline were involved in a wreck, would be much greater on any other street than Third, as there is no street as wide as Third street, anjj the houses are nearly all of Wood construction and much closer to the street. To shift this traffic around the town would greatly in crease the distance and still have the dangers. The proposed route out Dawson street north through Delgado and East Wilmington would run into Oakdale cemetery (and please don't bother them), then over the Atlantic. Coast Line tracks. The traffic would have to come back to Ninth street then out to Nixon, which in time will grow, and then you would have the same objections as Third , street or Seventh street. According to the Highway Commission tile Seventh street route would cost between $300,000 and $400,000. as the street would have to be made much wider from one end to the other, and a large bridge would have to be built across the A. C. L. tracks, which would no doubt be objected to by the railroad. The most practical solution, as well as the cheapest way out, is to lay a pipe line across the rivei to Eagle island from each of the oil companies, or carry this line across the island and across Bruns wick river, where a station for the companies could be established and these trucks could be fil led there, and thereby save from 5 to 10 miles in dangerous traffic, over 30 minutes in. time, or from $2 to $3 for each truck. As it is claimed 300 trucks a day come to Wilmington, a saving of from $603 to $900 per day could be saved, or $18,000 to $27,000 per month. A trench could be dug below the bot tom of the channel through the co quena rock, which is a soft shell rock and easily dug, about 10 or 12 feet below the channel of the river, so the future dredging oi the river would not interfere with the pipes laid there. A two and one half inch water line now crosses the river to the U. S. Engineer yard on Eagle island. This line was laid by the crew ol the Henry Bacon, at a very reason able cost, to furnish fresh watei for boilers of the bridges. This line is laid on top of the bottom of the river .and not in a trench. A hard surfaced road runs down Eagle I island to the government yard and it is not very far below to a point opposite the oil terminals wheie the pipes would c oss. These savings to the citizens of Wilmington! as well as the oil companies, are well worth con sidering. when they amount to. a yearly' saving of from $200,000 to $300,000 plus the interest on what the road would cost and the up keep and additional insurance. Also to be considered, is what a lawsuit would cost if there were a serious accident, which might cost over a This Funny World ' C'CJ MeNaught Syndicate, Inc —<© Collier's / r'f v / i. ■ ■—" .-- ----— -——-.... ■ , “He hasn’t learned to jump yet/' I --- - Radio Programs WMFD -TUESDAY— ! 6:30— Daybreak in the Barnyard ! 7:15—Top of the Morning 7:30—Zeke Manners . 7:45—Musical Clock 7:55—North Carolina Highlights 8:00—News with Martin Agronsky i 8:15—Round the Town Reporter ! 8:20—Musical Clock I 8:55—UP News 9:00—The Breakfast Club with Don Mc Neil 10:00—My True Story 10:25—Hymns of all Churches 10:43—The Listening Post. 11:00—Breakfast in Hollywood — Tom Breneman 11 :30—The Hollywood Story 11:43—Treasury Salute. 12:00—Carden Gate Quartet 12:03—Noon Day Musical 12:30—At Your Request 1:00—Baukhage Talking ^ 1:15—Musical Interlude 1:25— Round the Town Reporter 1:30—WMFD Concert of the Air 2:00—Walter Kiernan’s News 2:13—Ethel and Albert 2:30—Bride and Groom 3:00—Ladies Be Seated 3 :C0—The Baptist Hour. 3:45—Hollywood Studio Tour 4:00—Tommy Bartlett Show. 4:30—Let’s Dance. 5:00—Terry and the Pirates, i 5:15—Sky King, j 5 :30—W’jVIFD Lamplighter. , 5:45—Boogie Wroogie Symphonie. 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