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Served By Leased Wires of the Wilmington and vicinity: Fair and ASSOCIATED PRESS cooler today t id tonight; Tuesday, fair and U*® with slowly rising temperatures. UNITED PRESS j With Complete Coverage of " - State and National News V’OL- 80- NO.—217. fr"- -- ESTABLISHED 186? Atmosphere Tense On Eve Of Meeting United Nations General Assembly Opens Age-Old Problem Of Palestine At New York Today; Three Blocs FLUSHING, N. Y., April 27 — mp}_The first special session f the United Nations General assembly eets tomorrow to try to solve the Palestine problem — an issue which has plagued the world since 1 OOf B. C. 'Tne atmosphere will be tense but'not optimistic. On the eve of the meeting, lele ates from UN’s 55 member na tions were divided into three ma ini* bi^eS* i The Big five powers lined up solidly for the appointment of a fact-finding committee to investi gate Arab-Jewish rivalry in Pal * tine The committee, which '.ould be the 19th commission to investigate the Holy Land in 25 years would make recommenda - t;ons to the Assembly in Septem ber. It would defer a real session unti' then. 2. Arab states want UN to end the British mandate over Pales - tine, and set up the territory as an independent, Arab - controlled state. 3. Zionist sympathizers wanted to increase Jewish immigration into Palestine until Jews control the country. Delegates Fly In Aircraft from all parts of the world landed in New York today (Continued on Page Two; Col. 7) POLICE CAPTURE ELUSIVE ‘CATMAN’ Prowler Identified As Cordell Wiliams; Has Long Police Record The case of the ill-famed and elusive 1'Caiman is thought by police to have ended with the ar rest late last night of Cordell Wil liams, alias Albert Melette, Wil ming’on Negro.' Williamss was arrested by four alert police officers at 10:15 Iasi night near the corner of Sixth and Dock streets shortly after police headquarters had been notified by the residents of 125 South Fifth street that a Negro was prowling around the house. Mrs. Lena Berry and Richard Toomer reside at this address. According to. police reports, a man was heard just outside the window of the house at about 10 o'clock, calling softly, “Lady, Lady’’. It was thought that the man was trying to learn if anyone was in the house before attempt ing to enter. When Williams was picked up, his clothes were marred by white paint stains, and following his arrest he was taken to the house where the prowler had been and dried paint collected on his brown coat by rubbing it slightly against the side of the structure matched with the paint on the garment at the time of his arrest. Another clue tentatively identify ing Williams as the prowler were footprints in several places about the yard. His shoes were removed from his feet and the imprints left by the prowler matched perfectly with the footprints found about the house. Williams was taken to police headquarters for questioning. At the time of his arrest he denied having been responsible for the prowling. He has a long police record, ac cording to police reports. Among notations are convictions in Cum berland county and in Wilmington, officials said. He was convicted in Fayetteville for attempted criminal assault and sentenced to 15 years but was paroled after serving five years of the sentence. Lt. L. A. Teague, Sgt. E. B. Mur ray and Detective Norwood Wolfe (Continued on Page Two; Col. 2) U. S. WINS BACK OVERSEA RECORD Pan American Plane Recaptures Gander Shannon Mark SHANNON, Eire, April 27 —CAP)— The speed record for commercial flights between Gander, Nfld., and Shannon airport returned to the United States today, after one day in British hands. The Pan American Constellation Invincible flew from Gander in five hours and 23 minutes — five minutes faster than the record es tablished yesterday by a British Overseas Airways Constellation. Pilot Alpheus O. Powell, 30, of New Hyde Park, N. Y„ and heavy tail winds, prevalent over the North Atlantic for two days, helped him, as it had the BOAC plane. ''I was tipping well over 400 miles an hour at one stage,” Powell said, “but my average speed was 378. We heard that the British Over-Seas airways had broken the record, and we went all-out. The trip was the smooth «st I have ever done.” The Weather FORECAST South Carolina - Fair, cooler in the *’erior Monday. Tuesday fair with little change in temperature. North Carolina—Fair and cooler Mon ^8V and Monday night. Some frost likely north and west portions Monday night. /"May, fajr wjth siow]y rising tempera tures. Meteorological data for the 24 hours ending 7:30 p. m.f yesterday. Temperatures a. m.. 56; 7:30 a. m., 54; 1:30 p- m,. 7;30 p. m., 65. Maximum 71; Minimum 51; Mean 61; Normal 66. Humidity 1-20 a. ;n.. 79; 7:30 a. m- 95; 1:30 p. m. 7:30 p. m. 52. Precipitation Total for 24 hours ending 7:30 p. m. •■00 inches. Total since the first of the month *■'2 inches.s Tides For Today (From the Tide Tables spublished by ” Coast and Geodetic Survey) High Low Wilmington _„_ 3:50a 11:12a 4:20p ll:32p *k>^onboro Inlet _ 1:43a 8:14a 2 :25p 8:30p Sunrise 5:26; Sunset 6:53; Moonrise 12:10p; Moonset 1:50a. CURTAIN RINGS DOWN ON STAR-NEWS-REEL UNTIL SEPTEMBER 7 The final show in the cur rent series of the Sunday Star News-reel radio broadcasts was presented yesterday in a narrative dramatization and musical salute to Wilmington and New Hanover county, as the center of activity in South eastern North Carolina. The broadcast of the Sunday Star-News-reel will be resumed on September 7. Yesterday’s program, writ ten and directed by Ben Mc donald, Round-the-town-report er, pointed out the growth of Wilmington from the time of its incorporation to the present. The cast included Ruth Davis McDonald and soloists W| O. Page, Jr., and Frank Emmert. Special announcer was Tom Gause. WILMINGTON BOY NAMED EDITOR Wake Forest Student Publications Names Staff For Coming Year WAKE FOREST, April 27 -(.'Pi Editors and business managers for Wake Forest’s student publi - cations next year, as announced today by Herb Appenzeller of Newark, "N. J., retiring president of the publications board, include; Bynum Shaw, Wilmington junior, editor of the Old Gold and Black, student newspaper; Doug las Turner, Leaksville sophomore, business manager. Bill Robbins. Wmnabow junior, editor of The Student, college liter ary magazine; Graay Patterson Jr., Wake Forest junior, business manager. Campbell McMillan, Whiteville junior, editor of the Howler, col lege yearbook; Jim Howerin, Washington, N. C., junior, busi ness manager. PUBLIC TO HONOR HEALTH NURSING Proclamation By Mayor Sets This Week Public Health Nursing Period In recognition of the services of the public health nurses in New Hanover county, Mayor W. Ronald Lane has officially proclaimed this week. April 28-May 3, as Public Health Nursing week. This year marks the 33rd anni versary of public health nusing ser vice in this city, and the proclama tion states that the week has been so designated “that the people oi Wilmington may have a better knowledge of how public health nursing service promotes better in dividual and community health.” Dr. A. H. Elliot, head of the Health Department, has announced that city and county officials will meet this afternoon in the first of a series of open-house afternoons at the Health Department. The pur pose of these meetings is so that the people may become acquaint ed with the personnel of the health department and the public health nurses. Exhibits On Display Exhibits, prepared under the su pervision of Miss H. Lillian Ba> ley, public health nursing super visor, which give an overall pic ture of the work done by the nurse? during the past year, will be or display. ... On Tuesday afternoon the health (Continued on Page Two; Col. 2) EBB TIDE WASHES MAN TO SEA, BACK South Carolina Resident Clings To Kapok Pillow On 18-Mile Ocean Trip BEAUFORT, S. C„ April 27—m —Coroner Roger Pinckney reported to.' that nine hours after Clayton Boardman of Augusta was last seen being washed to sea by a strong ebb tide, the sea swept him ashore again, still alive, at Hilton Head. Boardman, an oil company exe cutive, was one of four men be lieved to have been drowned yes terday when their boat was swamp ed and overturned at the junction of the Broad river and Port Royal sound. The coroner said that while he had not talked to Boardman who is under treatment for exposure and shock at his Land’s End sum mer home, he had pieced together ' :s story from relatives: When the small craft capsized. Boardman, and the other three were caught by a strong undertow. Boardman estimated he was carri ed about six miles out into the ocean. Pillow Saves Life Beardma.t clunb to a tiny kapok pillow, which served as a bouy, re moved his clothes and shoes and waited for the tide to change. For nine hours he clung to his tiny life saver and then, about midnight, he felt sand beneath his feet and crawled ashore. Cnee on the beach, Boardman burrowed into the sand, still fair ly warm, and remained until ’->y light. He then staggered to the shack of a Negro family and ma > known his plight. The coroner reported also that the body of p . Harry Goodrich, 73, former Georgia medical school dean and a companion of Board man, had been washed ashore. Still missing are two Negroes, identified by the coroner as Nat Sweetman, 36, and Nathan Jenkins, 16, both of Land’s End. MCLEAN FUNERAL WILL BE PRIVATE Famed Washington Hostess To Be Buried Tuesday; Pneumonia Victim WASHINGTON, April 27 — (U.R) — Private funeral services will be held Tuesday for Mrs. Evalyn Walsh McLean, famed Washington hostess and owner of the fabulous Hope diamond. She died at her home, Friendship, Saturday night of pneumonia. The Rev. Edmund A. Walsh S. J., a close friend of the family who administered last rites of the Catholic church , will officiate at the services, for which no time or place have been announced. One son, John, arrived here to daj from Dallas, Tex. The other, Edward, was expected shortly from Beverly Hills Calif. Mrs. McLean, 60, had been in ill health since her knee was brok en in a fall last year. She re covered somewhat and returned only 10 days ago from a visit to Sarasota, Fla. But, due to her rundown condition, she contracted pneumonia and died 48 hours later. Mrs. McLean’s only daughter, Mrs. Evalyn McLean Reynolds, wife of Former Sen. Robert Rey nolds, D._ N. C., died only seven months ago of what her doctor said was an overdose of sleeping tables. This also was reported to have affected Mrs. McLean’s health. ROY GRISSETT, 27 year-old former Wilmington police officer., above, was found guilty of a charge of larceny and receiving by a New Hanover county jury ytsterday and sentenced to serve seven to 10 years in the state penitentary by Judge Clawson L. Williams. * Pastors Tour Ginmills But Call For Lemonade by ED CREECH Associated Press Staff Correspondent LONDON, April 27 — Four clergymen went out today on a tour of ginmills—as well as pris ons, movie houses and night clubs — as part of the 'Christian Commando” campaign, an inter - denominational movement to preach the gospel where it is sel dorr, heard. From the look that came over the faces of the regulars in the Bunch of Grapes—a big, brassy tavern in suburban Brixton - you would have thought that a troop of cavalry had burst in. ‘‘Look—I’m seeing things, ’ one red-nosed type gasped. ti not. brother. a clergyman responded. “It’s often beet said that we don’t have e nough contact with the people. Wei', we're trying to remedy that now. We’re not here to preach—”. He talked for about three min utes on the Christian way of life and then two other ministers said a word. Everybody listened, even the barmaids. Get Invitation “Well, that’s the lot,” announc ed the first parson. “We don't want to break up the party but —are there any questions?” “Yus,” said an elderly pipe smoking customer. “What are yov lads having?” \ Everybody laughed. “I’d like £ (Continue* on Fate Two: Col. Ill MAJOR BREAK IN PHONE STRIKE NOW EXPECTED ON HEELS OF WAGE OFFER; GRISSETT SENTENCED TO 7-10 YEARS Jury Remains Out 27 Hours G r i s 8 e 11 Exonerated On Breaking, Entering Charge By Panel The long drawn-out case of the state vs Roy Grissett drew to a close shortly after two o’clock yes terday afternoon when Judge Claw son L. Williams sentenced the former Wilmington police officer to a term of seven to 10 years in the state penitentary. A New Hanover county jury - > liberated for 27 hours before find ing the 27 year old, heavy-set de fendant guilty of larceny and re ceiving charges. He was found in nocent, however, of breaking i :d entering. As soon as the verdict was re turned, a plea of guilty to three other charges of receiving stolen property knowing it to be stolen was entered for Grissett and Judge Williams promptly sentenced him to seven to 10 years on each of the three counts with all the sentences to run concurrently. The defendant had been charged with three counts of storebreaking, larceny and receiving in addition to the count on which he had been tried but the plea of guilty to the three counts of receiving was ac cepted. Immediately after sentence was passed, Grissett shook hands with his three attorneys and thanked them for the fight made in his be half. He was then confined in the N i Hanover county jail. Judge’s Charge In his charge Saturday morning, Judge Williams told the jury that verdicts of guilty might be return ed on any of three separate counts, breaking and entering, larceny, and receiving. The charge on which Grissett was found guilty was of having received an outboard motor and disposing of it to his brother-in-law, Jack Ward of Brunswick county. He was acquitted of a similar charge at the February term of court here, and Solicitor Clifton Moore chose to try him this ti, ; on a second count involving an other motor. The trial of Jrissett got under way Wednesday but it was Thurs (Continued on Page Two, Col. 4) PLOWING QUARREL ENDS IN KILLING Nash County Farmer, Food Dealer Held In Fatal Shooting Of Neighbor ROCKY MOUNT, April 27 — (TP) — Charlie A. Johnson, 46, Nash county farmer, was fatally wound' ed late Saturday afternoon and Sheriff C. V. Faulkner said today that Nick Demai. farmer and food dealer is being held in Nash county jail in connection with the shoot ing. Faulkner said that the shooting occurred on the Johnson farm, which adjoins Demai’s property about four miles from Rocky Mount. The sheriff quoted Demai as saying that one of his tenants was plowing near the boundary of the two farms when Johnson ordered the man away, saying that he had plowed beyond De mai’s line. Demai was summoned by the tenant, the sheriff added, and went to the scene armed with a rifle. Funeral services for Johnson will be held tomorrow. He is sur vived by his widow; three sons, Charles Leonard, Ira Howard, and John Duncan Johnson, all of Rocky Mount, Ralph Johnson of Enfield, and Woodrow Johnson of Richmond, Va.; and two sis ters, Mrs. M. P. Lenk of Rocky Mount and Mrs. J. S. Howard of Wilson. ___ Along The Cape Fear PRESIDENTS — Sometime back this column discussed the presidents who had visited the city. Today we take up the sub ject again with the visit of Henry Clay. From old records we find that Clay made a visit to Wilmington in April of 1944. A committee went to Charleston for he pur pose of escorting the presidential candidate to this city. The party, the records reveal, returned with him aboard the “Gladiator , which served Wilmington and Charleston. * * * SALUTE — When the ship was approaching Wilmington, it began to fire its cannon. This in turn brought responses from guns here. The ship docked at he loot of Market street, where a large crowd greeted the party and its iistinguished guest. While here Clay was a guest in die home of Mrs. Joseph Hill on the corner of Front and Dock treets. George Washington also ad been entertained in this house n 1791. Clay addr«i»ed th« p«opl# of 'vjiminrton l®*pr In the day of his I ■ CHAMPIONSHIP FLIGHT WINNERS in the first annual Star-News Advertisers’ Golf tournament, held yesterday at the Municipal golf course. Shown immediately after receiving their prizes from James L. Allegood, Star-News advertising manager, Left to right — Glenn Herring, medalist; Ben Washburn, fourth place; Louis Orrell, third if ace, Leon C. Walsh, Jr., second place and Jesse W. Ellison, champion of the tournament. (STAFF PHOTO) Jesse W. Ellison Shoots 75 To Win Star-News Golf Meet “WORK STOPPAGE” TIES UP TUGBOAT Crew Of S. S. Trinidad, Berthed Here, Seeking Increase In Wages The S. S. Trinidad Head of the Moran Towing company, New York City, remained tied up a) Broadfoot Iron Works, foot o) Church street last night follow ing a work stoppage called Satur day by the Seamen’s internation Union, AFL. Predictions were that the tug boat would remain here at least until Wednesday as arbitration is now scheduled to begin until then The unlicensed crew members, numbering 24, remained on the ship but stopped work Saturday called a “work stoppage” asking sortly after noon when the SIU for a six per cent pay hike. Captained by Bill Duprey, the ship carries a full crew of 31 men, but officers are not affected by the stoppage. All Affected The Moran company acts as gen eral agent for the U. S. Maritime Commission in the moving of all government ships and operates approximately 20 wartime seago ing tugs, all of which will be af (Continued on Page Two; Col. 3) ANIMALS BITTEN BY RABID FOXES Infected Beasts Create Reign Of Terror Among Tennessee Farm Folk ASHEVILLE CITY Term., April 27—(JP)—Wild, rabid foxes which created a reign of terror among Cheatham county farm folk last week are disappearing rapidly, Sheriff Verner Harper said today. The situation is just about nor mal now, he said. The sheriff said he had received no reports of the foxes biting any humans, but that livestock of all types have been attacked. During the past wtex the foxes (Continued on Page Two; Col. 7) arrival from the balcony of the residence of Samuel Potter on Market street. He was introduced by Governor Dudley. Following his address, a recep tion was held for Clay in the drawing room of the Potter home. Many citizens of the town were presented to him. BANQUET—A banquet was held in Clay’s honor in the front yard of John Walker’s home on Prin cess street. Among those present was Alex ander Stephens, the Georgia statesman. He addressed the as sembly. * * * FISH COOKING — The column has received a recipe for cooking fish from a reader who forgot to sign her name. Here it is: Heat heavy frying pan with close fit - ting top, sizzling hot. No grease. Have prepared fish slashed cross wise about every two inches on skin side. Drop fish in pan; quick ly toss in 1-2 cup of water, clap cover on and let fish cook in this live steam for five minutes or little longer, without removing cover. Take up and season as you like—butter, salt and pepper and lemon. L. C. Walsh, Jr. Captures Second Place In Adver tisers Tournament By JACK HULLETT Star Sports writer Zooming back with a 37 on the last nine holes, J. W. (Jess) Elli son fired a thumping 75 to win the championship flight and trophy of the first annual Star-News Adver tisers Golf Tournament at the Municipal Golf course yesterday. Ellison, after having scored 38 going out, had dropped behind the 37 marked up by Louis Orrell and L. C. Walsh, Jr. But he knock off pars on the last six holes to go in with a final 75. His score topped Walsh’s 79. and Orrell’s and Ben Washburn’s 80s. Second-place winner Walsh slip ped to the 79 by missing out where Elllison cashed in—on the last six holes. Walsh had a 42 on the last nine holes, with a par only on the 11th. Orrell found the 13th hole an abyss of bad luck, blowing up with a fourover-par eight. However, he straightened up to take the rest of the course in par, with the ex ception of the loth, and push across an 80 to tie with Washburn. The latter played a markedly steady game, both going out and returning with 405 In the second flight, Walker Tay lor salted away an 84 to slip first place out from under the noses of T. M. Womble and C. R. Williams, who both degistered 85s, and Charlie Blake, who bounded into fourth place with an 87. E. P. Crawford, who had quali fied with a 96, got the springtime feeling all of a sudden and ticked off a smooth 87 to grab the top prize in the third flight. R. F. Phelps, Ed Carr, and Lester Cud dington tied for second place with 95s. George H. Brinson, chairman of the advisory comimttee at muni, took matters in hand in the fourth (Continued on Page Seven; Col. 1) SHERIFF OF JONES COUNTY DIES AT DUKE OF CRASH INJURIES POLLOCKSVILLE, April 27 —(#) —John Walthall Creach, Sr., 49, of Pollocksville, sheriff of Jones county for the past 14 years, died at Duke hospital today of injuries he suffered in an automobile acci dent on February 1. Funeral services will be held to morrow at the Pollocksville Pres byterian church. Jones, a veteran of World War I, was active in the civic and polit ical life of Jones county for many years. CLINTON PEOPLE KILLED IN CRASH Two Men, Girl Lose Lives, Fourth Critically Injured Saturday Night Special To The Star CLINTON. April 27—Three Clin ton residents were killed and an other injured seriously Saturday night about 10 o’clock, on the Dunn highway about eight miles from here, when the automobile in which they were riding apparent ly went out of control and was demolished. Wallace Ethelbred Davis. 23, and Ivey Oscar Hollingsworth, Jr., also 23, were killed instantly. Janet Sandy, 16-year-old Clinton high school senior, who was sup posed to graduate this year, died eight minutes after being admit ted to the Harnett county hospital at Dunn. Joe Vann, also of Clinton, the fourth occupant of the car, was found pinned under the wheel of the car. He is in a critical condi tion, suffering from head injuries at the Dunn hospital where at taches said he is expected to re cover. Hit Bridge State highway patrolmen N. H. Parrish and H. M. Petty, who in vestigated the fatal accident said (Continued on Page Two, Col. 3) MARSHALL TALKS WITH PRESIDENT Says U. S. Has Adopted Unbending Attitude Toward Russia WASHINGTON, April 27 — (U.R) — Secretary of State George C. Marshall told President Truman and top congressional leaders to night he had emphasized at the Moscow conference that the Unit ed States had adopted an unbend ing, unappeasing policy on the un settled Axis peace treaties. In a one hour 50 minute White House conference, the secretary gave the President and Republi can and Democratic leaders ol both house and senate a "pre view” of his radio report to the nation tomorrow night on the Big Four peace conference which end ed in disagreement. ImpTession ."They were my impressions of what took place,” Marshall told (Continued on Page Two; Col. 3) Repentant Killer Pays Tribute To His Victim VATICAN CITY, April 27 —W— A convicted murderer, repentant and his prison sentence ended, at tended the beatification today of his victim 11-year-old Maria Gor etti. Semi-official Vatican sources, in reporting this, said Alexandro Serenelli, now 63, apparently was not recognized by anyone in the crowd of 25,000 who attended the ceremony at St. Peter’s Basilica. Maria Goretti was stabbed by Serenelli in 1902 after she had suc cessfully resisted his attempts to attack her. He served 27 years. While in prison he expressed re pentance and said the little girl he had killed had appeared to him several times in his dreams. At the investigation for Maria’s 1 beatification, Serenelli was the principal witness in her behalf. After his release Serenelli entered a monastery, where he is known as Father Stephano and performs mainly menial tasks for the other monks. The girl’s mother, Mrs. Assunta Goretti, 83, also attended today’s ceremony , occupying a prominent position near the altar. The Basilica was draped in gold and crimson tapestry and lit by hundreds of candles. White-veiled girls were included in the audi ence, many of them from Maria's own district near Anzio. The child’s body lies in a gold and j glass casket in the Church of Saints .Tnhn and Paul In Pomp Workers May AnswerToday Northwest Bell Company Makes First Definite Offer Of Pay Hike ST. PAUL, Minn., April 27— Ifl— Gov. Luther Youngdahl announced tonight that the Northwest Bell Telephone com pany had offered its striking workers a $2.50-a-week In crease in wages. The governor added that the increase would be “across the board.” The Northwest Federation of Telephone workers will give its answer tomorrow at 2 p.m., Central Standard Time. The offer would affect strik ing phone workers in five states—Minnesota, North and South Dakota, Iowa and Ne braska. Henry Mayer of New York, counsel for a number of strik ing unions, said that If the offer were accepted, it would serve as a basis for a national settlement of the telephone strike. Roy S. Anderson of Minneap olis, president of the North western Federation of Tele phone workers, said the union representatives at a conference called by Youngdahl would deliver an answer after con sulting with the federation’s five state boards. WASHINGTON, April 27—(A>) Prospects for settling the 31-day old telephone strike grew brighter tonight. Optimism stemmed from these developments: Gov. Luther W. Youngdahl of Minnesota said that the Northwest ern Bell Telephone company had made a “definite money proposal’’ for settlement of the strike in five Midwestern states. Edgar L. Warren, director of the Federal Conciliation service, said discussions here had reached the point of “possibility of a wage increase.” Joseph A. Beirne, president of the striking National Federation of Telephone workers, declared that “a major break” might come at anytime. After being advised of the Northwestern developments, he said “it's up to the people out (Continued on Page Two, Col. 6) VIOLENCE TAKES HEAVY LIFE TOLL At Least Eleven Persons Meet Death In State Over Past Week-End By The Associatde Frets At least 11 persons died violent deaths in North Carolina during the weekend. Three Clinion residents were killed Saturday night when the automobile in which they were riding went out of control and crashed near Clinton. The victims were Wallace E. Davis, 23; Ivey O. Hollingsworth, 23, and'Janey Sandy. 16. Buster Staley, about 35, of Roaring River, was killed instant ly Sunday when his automobile overturned three miles East of Wilkesboro. Nancy Elizabeth Bostian, 6, was fatally injured when hit by a truck at the Landis ball park Saturday afternoon. Ernest Toler. 1, Moses Toler, 18. Negroes, of Oxford, were killed Saturday in the crash of two au tomobiles near Oxford Saturday. Sheriff Dies John Walthall Creach, Sr., 49, of Pollocksville, sheriff of Jones county for 14 years, died in Duke hospital Saturday of injuries suf fered in an automobile accident Feb. 1. Ike Cheek, 47. a construction worker, was killed Saturday when he was hit by a truck on a con struction project near Concord. Charlie A. Johnson, 46, a Nash county farmer, was fatally wound ed Saturday in a shooting fray at his farm. John Henry Trotter, 44, vice president of the Salem Steel com pany, was fatally injured Friday night when he was pinned beneath a tractor on his farm near Win ston-Salem. And So To Bed It was a warm sunny after noon and thousands of city res ’dents visited the local beaches. One visitor in particular, visited the beaches for the first time in several years. After walking along the boardwalk for a couple of hours the elderly an was heard to remark. “The last time I was here thought the bathing suit' vere just about as skimpy a: lossible,’’ he continued, “thf lesigners must have spent nany sleepless nights trying to 'igure a way to make them more abbreviated," he chuckl 'd as a beautiful blonde walk ed by and added last remark. “And they done a very goaf inh of it. too.”