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•» *• Methodist society; ' footed doth., the ouothtc, thcth,. The >° * ~ AUSTRIAN POLICE BREAK NAZI GANG American Counter-Intelli gence Assist In Arrest Of 57 Members VIENN Austria. March 8.-—(IJ.R1 Austrian police, with the aid „< American counter-intelligence ,eTits. have arrested 57 members of° a Nazi underground gang, in cluding a former SS general, in ,.e United Slates zone of Western Austria. :: was announced today. The Austrian ministry of the interior announced that the arrests smashed thc underground gang ’■while it was still a germ.” Al though the official announcement ss:d 57 persons were ariested, it was reported reliably in unofficia quarters that at least 70 had been captured. It was understood the gang fi nanced itself from extensive black market operations, dealing mainly in saccharin smuggled across the border from France and Switzer land. A government spokesman said the gang carried, forged papers and was attempting' to build up a large underground organization by try ing to attract other active Nazis inti) its operations. The leader of the organization was identified as Nazi SS Gen. Walter Raffelsberger. who was liv ing under an assumed name. American headquarters declined to comment on the arrests and one official said that it was ‘'An Aus trian affair." By 1812 a number of iron-hulled canal boats were in service in England. In 1821 a steam-pro lelled iron ship, the Aaron Manby, was launched in Englhnd and is given credit as the first ocean-go ing iron vessel. Tired,"All-In Listless Feeling Brought To Halt As Vibrant Energy is Released To Every Muscle, Fibre, Cell Bo you get up In the mornings still tired, feel down-and-out all day? Have you checked-up on your blood strength lately? Overwork, undue worry, cold, flu or other Illness often wears down the red-blood-cells. Every day—every hour—millions of tiny red-blood-cells must pour forth trom the marrow of your bones to re place those that are worn-out. A low blood count may affect you In several ways: no appetite, underweight, no energy, a run-down condition, lack of resistance to Infection and disease. To get real relief you must keep up yourblood strength. Medical authorities, by analysis of the blood, have by posi tive proof shown that SSS Tonic Is amazingly effective In building up low blood strength in non-organic nutri tional anemia. 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 gees trie 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 your body with rich, red-blood, start on SSS Tonic now. Aa vigorous blood surges throughout your whole body, greater freshness and strength should make you eat better, Heep better, feel better, work better, Pmy better, have a healthy color glow In your akin—firm flesh fill out hollow Places. Millions of bottles sold. Get a bottle from your drug store. SSS Tonic helpa BuUd sturdy Health. OBITUARIES EDGAR CHARLES WOODBURY, SR. Funeral rites for Edgar Charles Woodbury, Sr., were held Tues day afternoon at 2:30 o’clock from the Chapel of the Yopp Funeral Home with the Rev. R. L. Jerome, pastor of the Centenary Methodist church in New Bern, officiating, and the Rev. J. A. Russell, pastor of Grace Methodist church of this city and the Rev. W. B. Gregory of Zion Methodist church, Town Creek, assisting. Interment was in Oakdale Cemetery. Mr. Woodbury, who died in St. Luke’s Hospital, New Bern, on March 3 after a short illness, was the eldest son of Edgar C. and Florence Olive Woodbury. He was born in Marion county, S. C., on February 2, 1881, and at an early age moved with his family to Wilmington, living here until 1913 when he moved to Town Creek, Brunswick county. He was engaged in the lumber business in this locality until 1942 when he moved to New Bern to accept a position with J. Herbert Bate Lumber company as General Man ager of their local plant, and was serving in this capacity at the time of his death. While living in Town Creek Mr. Woodbury was active in all things for the betterment of his county and community. He was an active member of Zion Methodist church, having server as Chairman of Board of Stewards, member of Board of Trustees, and also as Charge Lay Leader of Town Creek Charge for a number of years. He served as Chairman of the goard of County Commissioners of Brunswick County from 1926 to 1928. It was during this period that the present consolidated school system in Brunswick County was established and the present school buildings erected. He also had a large part in the establishment of the J. Arthur Dosher Memorial Hospital, Southport, N. C. He serv ed as a member of the Board of Trustees of this institution for a number of years, having been one of the original members. Mr. Woodbury is survived by his widow, Mrs. Susie Cannon Woodbury,’ New Bern, three daughters, Mrs. E. H. McDougal of Brunswick Comity, Mrs. E. E. McCrary. Wilmington, and Miss Mable E. Woodbury, New Bern, two sons, Edgar C. Woodbury, Jr., and Cannon Woodbury, both of Wilmington, a sister, Miss Daisy L Woodbury, a brother, Louis E. Woodbury, Sr., of Wilmington, and six grandchildren. Honorary pallbearers w*ere W. S McKeithan, Sr., E. V. Evans, L. A. Stith, Dr. C. H. Ashford, D. M Eoberts, Jr.. J. J. Knox, J. L. Knox, Bussell Wood. Sanford Dox ey, William A. McGirt, C. H. Dix on, Durwood Arant, A. L. Wagner. W. W. Miller, E. C. Lucas, and J.W.Euark. Active pallbearers were Odell Evans, Harlan McKeithan. Louis E. Woodbury, Jr., N. Burnett, James Cannon, and Harold Bate. Z. Z. HADLEY Funeral services for Z. Z. Had ley, of Badin, will be held this afternoon in the First Baptist church of Badin. Interment will follow in the Albemarle cemetery in Albemarle. Hadley is survived by Mrs. A. Z. Hadley; Jack, of Talledga; Z. Z Hadley, Jr., of Ml. Airy, and Charles Hadley, of Badin. Also surviving arc several brothers and sisters and three grandchildren. In-| OUTSTANDING MARCH PARADE OF Furniture SPECIALS S'P'ece Living Room Suite . All colors—sturdy, mas slVe construction. Excellent S259.00. r 1 a R Re*- Price MARCH special •SI 89.00 5 Tube Nationally Adv. Radios. Res- Price $34.50. MARCH SPECIAL S29.00 Pressure Cookers — Guar a“if'ed. Reg. Price $12.95. march special SI 0.9.5 Breakfast Suites — Well made, attractive appear ance. Leatherette seats, ex tension leaf. Reg. Price $49.50. MARCH SPECIAL $37.00 ^vo% % Ki H. BERGER & SOi\ Hitxmiti: company 1 ‘Once a Customer—Always a Customer!” £°7 N. Fourth St. Dial 5128 eluded in the grandchildren is Billy Hadley, of Wilmington. Hadley died, following an ex tended illness. He was a retired accountant of the Aluminum Com pany of America, in Bladin, and was a frequent visitor to Wilming ton, for business and social reasons. LINDA SHERLYN BRADDOCK Funeral services for Linda Sherlyn Braddock, eight-month-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Braddock of Leland, are scheduled to be held on Sunday at 3:30 p. m. in the Zion Methodist church in Town Creek. The Rev. W. B. Gregory will officiate and inter ment will be in the church ceme tery. Harold-Coble Funeral home is in charge of arrangements. REV. J. A. ROUSE Funeral services for the Rev. J. A. Rouse, who died in James Walker Memorial hospital Friday morning, will be held at Bethel church at 3 this afternoon. Interment will be in Clay Hill cemetery ith his grandsons act ing as pallbearers. ANGUS SHAWAGE CERRO GORDO, March 8 — Funeral services will be held to morrow afternoon at 4 o’clock for Angus Shawage, 87, of Cerro Gor do. He died Friday night at 6:30 o’clock after a long illness. The Rev. Hester, pastor of the Cerro Gordo Baptist church, will officiate. Burial will be in the Greenlawn cemetery. Tlie only survivor is his widow. J. FRANK BRITT LUMBERTON, March 8—Funeral services for J. Frank Britt, 72, farmer of Lumberton, Route 3, who died yesterday in a Lumberton hos pital after an extended illness, will be held today at 4 p. m. from Biggs Funeral Home. Enternment will follow in the New Hollywood cemetery. Surviving are his wife; three children, K. B. Britt of Bolivia; Mrs. R. C. Lamb of Lumberton, Route 3; and Mrs. David Prevatte, of Norfolk; one brother, Johnson Britt, of Lumberton, Route 3; and eight grandchildren. MRS. PRISCILLA C. NEWKIRK WATHA, March 8.—Funeral ser vices for, Mrs. Priscilla C. New kirk, who died on Thursday morn ing at the hopie of her step-son. Joseph S. Newkirk, were held in the Hopewell Presbyterian church, Friday afternoon. The Rev. J. O. Walton, of Wil mington, conducted the service. He was assisted by the Rev. P. L. Clark and the Rev. P. L. Poole, both of Burgaw. Enterment follow ed in the church burial grounds. She is survived by four step sons: B. E. Newkirk, Wilmington; J. H. Newkirk, Plymouth; M. W. Newkirk and J. S. Newkirk Watha;, two step-daughters: Mrs. John B. Davis. Watha; and Mrs. W. W Glisson, Wilmington; and a num ber of nephews and nieces. She is the widow of the late J. H. Newkirk. Under The Town Clock REALTY TRANSFERS J. E. Hall et ux to H. C. Boreman et ux. one-half interest in lot 3, Homeland Heights. H. C. Boreman et ux to J. E Hall et ux, lots 6 and 7, Homeland Height. G. G. Morse et ux to Everett Elm et ux, lot 17, Winter Park Gardens. George R. McKenzie et ux to W. C. Mclntire et ux, 16 128, Piney Woods. GENERAL ASSEMBLY RALEIGH, March 8—CR)—Legis lative record: SENATE New bills: SB243—Weathers of Cleveland, to put Cleveland county under 1945 act permitting local govern ing boards to ban sale of wine. Finance. Bills passed: SB186, relating to agricultural tenancies in Columbus county. SB191, fixing compensation of jurors in Haywood county. HB213, increasing number of persons to be drawn for jury duty in Forsyth county. SB233, authorizing Surry county commissioners to adjust or settle delinquent tax accounts. HOUSE New bills: None. Bills passed: HB385, relating to distribution of Dare county ABC profits. HB431, relating to the acquisi tion of Property and Civic im provements in City of Durham. HB464, relating to delinquent taxes in Henderson county. HB535, regulating foreclosures for taxes in Walnut Cove. HB545, providing for distribu tion of Pasquotank county ABC profits. HB572, relating to compensation of Caswell county officials. SB192. providing method of elect ing Statesville aldermen. SB98. relating to appointment of members ol Asheville school dis- i trict board. | PRICE REDUCTIONS SET BY M’CORMICK Farm Machinery Will Be Effected By Internation Harvester Move CHICAGO, March 8—(IP)—Inter national Harvester company today announced it would institute be fore April 1 “substantial reduc tions” in prices of approximately hall its line of tractors, farm machines, motor trucks and in dustrial power equipment, which would save consumers an estima ted $20,000,000 annually. At a news conference this after noon Fowler McCormick chairman of the board of directors, said the company was taking the action “because we believe there is noth ing more important to this coun try than to lower prices of the goods that people buy.” McCormick did not specify the items to be reduced and the amounts of reductions, but esti mated the price cuts would save Harvester customers $20,000,000 a year. “I want to make it clear,” Mc Cormick said, 'that these propos ed reductions are not a result of consumer sales resistance of com petitive factors they were Under taken because the company realizes it has a social responsi bility to consumers.” Ten - thousand-ton Great Lakes ore carriers can be loaded in only 90 minutes, according to the En cyclopedia Britannica. The ore is dumped into the ship through chutes. 13-Year-Old Boy Tries To Wreck Streamliner GENEVA, 111., March 8.—(U.R)—A 13-year-old boy confessed today that he had piled scrap iron on the Chicago and North Western rail road tracks in the path of the speeding luxury passenger stream liner city of Portland, because he “just wanted to wreck a train.” Robert Sims, whose father took him to the sheriff when he learned what the boy had done, told police he put irons and other pieces “ heavy metal 0n the tracks Thurs day. ..■dilroad officials said the ob | struction was big enough to have wrecked the streamliner, which was travelling at 75 miles an hour from Chicago to Portland, Ore. Spokesmen said many persons would have been killed or injured had there been a wreck. The kingdom of Westphalia wa» created by Napoleon in 1807 for his brother, Jerome Bonaparte. It was constituted out of part of the territories given up by Prussia in the treaty of Tilsit, and other do minions. The kingdom came to an end in 1813, after the defeat of Napoleon at Leipzig. Here Are Four New Styles In The Latest Member of our vast ‘Nationally Famous’ FAMILY (3as^a Roxspun's Speciaior Classic Heie is smart, up-to-the-minute styling created by Roxspun of lovely Warren of Stafford fabric that will make you the proudest lady in the Spring and Easter parade. See this beautiful coat in our ; Fashion Shop - Second floor. » ' $49-95 Colors: • RED • AQUA • grey Other Roxspun Coats l Zt geees from ?32.95 • POWDER BLUE ROXSPUN SUITS $39.95 - $55.00 - 59.95 * A BLACK CALF PUMP, smartly styled with open toe and perforated instep. Sizes 5M to 10 in AAAAA to B widths_$11.50 B BLACK PATENT D’OR SAY PUMP, a fashion first with open toe, a com pliment to your spring ensemble. Sizes 5 to 9 i^ A AAA to B widths - $11.50 C BROWN AND WHITE SPECTATOR, a leader in the parade of spring and Easter fashions. Sizes 5 to 9 in AAAA to A widths-$11.50 D BLACK PATENT SAN DAL to prettify your slim ankle. 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