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Reynolds Strike Over * Thousand Workers Vote Acceptance Of flew Wage^ontract vctDN-SALEM, June 8 — (JP) ffI>S n ' ...JO employ.|i of "wplBpv'wids Tobacco company B- J; * bpcn on strike since May unanimously tonight to ac I v0 d new contract and return (tioA ‘immediately. contract was agreed upon K company and representa * f Local 22 of the CIO Food. t*es and Agricultural workers I#baC « li-hour bargaining ses night. npW contract provides a rne “crease of approximately fiie .. nil hour, the union saia ' t\nit n had sougat 15 cents an »e J had said that the best !!lus company offer was about P" 19 rents an hour, id policy committee of the 11 ;Led the following state Jnt tonight after the mass met MLder the 1947 (new) contract “union will got union security. checkoff and wage in Is which, including the auto II Oro°ression raises plus two S'hoMays amount to an over if, 'rase of 12 cents an hour e the corn se of a year. ’ Ve union said its members ,,, beoin returning to work to ' ou on the basis of seniority " with shop stewards being the fest to return. __ ielephone union folds AT MIAMI (FTW Will Be Succeeded By Communication Workers Of America KAMI BEACH, Fla., June 8 Fi-The National Federation of ttphone workers, ten-year-old roup that led the recent tele hone strike, was dissolved today. In its place a new national un ,n, the Communications Workers [America, will start its existance nd its first convention here to iorrow. About 200 delegates had arrived ere tonight, including officers of iree unions which have not de ided whether to join the new or inization. Membership figures on the CWA we uncertain pending the out line of a hot organizing fight ith the CIO, which has set up a dephone workers organizing com littee (TWOC). The southern federation of tele hone workers, with about 35,000 lembers, sent a delegation here ithout having decided in ad ance whether to affiliate. So did the Ohio Federation of elephone workers, with about 12, 10 members, ana the Federation : Telephone Employes of Michi in with about 6,000. Decisions of these groups, which ere expected to be made by their [legates here, are highly import it to the success of the CWA. The new group said it had al ady issued 31 charters to unions presenting 177,399 workers. These lions will become divisions of ie CWA. Today's dissolving of the Nation federation of Telephone work ■s, headed by Joseph A. Bierne, uneautomatically at noon by pre rangement, and the CWA starts ’orations automatically tomor w. Officers will be elected Tuesday. The NFTW leaders have accused le CIO of starting a “raiding unpaign. Two important unions hose officers have advocated ’h’ag the CIO are not represent *, *• ’Cloey are the long lines op.oyes of the American Tele JT and Tf%raph company and her union of manufacturing •l0'es °T the Western Electric topany. LL INDIA CONFIDENT OSLEMS, HINDUS WILL •KAY BRITISH PLANS DELHI, India, June 8— t r,f aldance tnat the rank and 'to !6 Moslem Ieague and the R a,. will accept the dj. 1 ish Plan for partition of : evp'f .cvident here tonight on I iw01 3 Mosleln league coun isa> lngs t° set on the pro ^ exPected to ac orr0w n1rtFendt'nCe plan by t0‘ oposai or Tuesday. The >rsed by the6?7 haS been en' and. ' 'he ea8ue’s high com The Weather South r. roK£CAST l'i!5’jW ralher atTfairtly cloudy and ’’ a few wwi? 4 Monday Tues J'Wing thiu-rt acatter€d afternoon V er” sec ion,ttersh°y-«s in extreme ‘'orth p- , !e“Jeti rather aiT?arlly cloudy and ' a few win ^ol M°hday and Tues *''ening thunrW uSCaUcred afternoon (j Portions” e showers in west and tls8 S^p8* data for the 24 hours Pjn. yesterday. ^ a.m ~7emi)era*ures L';° p'W, :78.:30 a m - J:30 p.m., tw'^uni ijo ... . bid ;5 ' -Minimum 70, Mean 78, I* 5-tn., “UI»i<lily " 30 p.'m 76;“° a m., 78; 1:30 p.m., ^ for 24Pte„Ci?ila‘i on j [.^cH ours ending 7:30 p.m., tht lirst of the month, S the'^H ‘ 0r Todas' S' Coast and^r ^les Published by ™d Geodetic survey,. ‘ ‘^or. High Low Uq,. " 1:20a 8:49a “or° Inlet 1:44:) B:«p iw • - li:°7a 5:22a i u' 5:00, e li:'iOp 5: Kip ItoSud 9-sL et 7;72; Moon rise ** WEAIHE* uer eg ,AGE TWQ A A1LMBER of the TJ. S. Military Mission in Hungary, Col. John H. Stokes, Jr* of San Francisco, Calif., was refused permission to inspect military installations of the Hungarian Army by the new pro-Communist Government which has taken over control of Hun gary in a political coup.—(Interna tional). RAMADIER “DEAF” TO UNION APPEAL French Government Goes Ahead With Plans To Furnish Bus Service PARIS, June 8 —yP)—Union lead ers of France’s striking railroad workers appealed tonight to Pre mier Paul Ramadier to reopen negotiations toward ending the three-day-old strike, but the gov ernment, which has instituted an emergency motorized transport service, made no immediate re sponse. The government, giving every evidence of preparing for a long siege, announced tonight its im promptu long distance bus service would be trebled tomorrow ahd is sued an appeal for more buses to provide emergency passenger service. . The Transportation ministry added that its extra plane service would be augmented tomorrow and further increased Tuesday “if the strike is prolonged.” Buses and private cars already have been mobilized, some with army drivers, to carry passengers at third class rates to destinations in all corners of France. The rail strike, which started Friday after union leaders failed to agree with the Transportation ministry over workers’ demands for wage increases and •job—■re classifications, was complete to day except for a few minor lines in the provinces. Communist leader Jacques Duc lo;, tonight called Ramadier “stub born” for refusing to negotiate with the union while the strike was still in progress. He said in a speech here that the only per sons opposed to a strike settle ment were those who wanted to sell France out "to the interna tional trusts.” The National Railroad Workers federation said in a communique that it always was disposed to negotiate and that “we hope this appeal will be heard.” VIOLENEC TAKES LIVES OF EIGHT Traffic Accidents, Drown ings, Stabbings Make Up Carolina Toll By The Associated Press At least eight persons died vio lent deaths in North Carolina dur ing the wekend, John Worth Xaylor, 24, of the Boonville community near Elkin, was fatally injured in an automo bile accident near Crutchfield Sat urday night. Clarence Hamrick of near For est City drowned in Lake Lure Saturday while fishing. His boat capsized. Dewey Medlin, 26, of the West Mill section of Macon county was fatally injured in the collision of a motorcycle he was riding and an automobile on the Asheville highway on Cowee .lountain Sat urday. Etta Hayes, Durham Negro, was fatally stabbed Saturday af ternoon in Durham. Henry Andrews, 25-year-old Ne gro, was shot and fatally wounded Saturday near Warrant on. W. N. Carter, Norlina chief of police re ported he shot Andrews when the Negro attacked him Ben Rouse Odh3m, 31, ot Kins ton, died in a Kins’Cn hospital early Sunday. Deputy Sherrff Thomas Harper said he shot Od ham when he attacked him. John Calvin Thomas, Jr. 26, of Southern Pin' f: ■ as killed in an automobile accident Sunday near Acme. _ Kill Blasts Patton Plan Coloradoan Says Fartt^ Sized Farms cent” Of r V* WASHINGT' -QJ.PJ— Proposals for .ycP^-i farming act to encourage ..ily-size farms were branded tonight by Rep. William L. Hill, R., Colo., as “reminiscentof* that which started Communism on its way in Rus sia.” The proposal, which Hill called "the wildest piece of testimony ever put before Congress,” was outlined to the House Agriculture committee recently by James G. Patton, president of the National Farmers Union. The committee is considering suggestions for a longrange federal farm program to replace the 10 year-old Triple-A program set up during the Roosevelt administra tion. Actual legislation is ex pected to be approved next ses sion. Patton, warning that this country is sowing the seeds of an econo mic whirlwind, also proposed * food stamp plan to expand the market for agricultural products and to improve the nutrition of low-income groups. Blasts Proposals Hill is a veteran member of the Agriculture committee. He said Patton’s proposals were not only (See HILL On Page Two) DRUGGIST HELD IN $10,000 BOND Technical Charge Of “Vagrancy” Placed Against James Hanson A Wilmington druggist was be ing held in the New Hanover jail under a $10,000 bond last night on a technical charge of vagrancy,” according to the police blotter. James Hanson, 41-year-old oper ator of a drug store at Fourth and Meares streets was arrested by city detectives about five o’clock yesterday afternoon and lodged in jail. Sgt. L. B. Rourk, desk officer at police headquarters refused to divulge why the bond had been set at $10,000 on the charge of vagrancy, which usually carries a bond of about $25. »-The-warrant was issued by Rourk and signed by City Detective W. N. Leitch. Both officers refused to comment when asked about the high bond. Lieut. L. A. Teague, chief of the detective squad also refused to divulge any information as to why Hanson was being held. He said an investigation was un derway, but would not disclose any details. When a reporter questioned e prominent attorney as to how much bond could be placed on a person charged with vagrancy he said that it was up to the justice of the peace issuing the warrant and is usually set upon the recommenda tion of the arresting officer. “It is possible for the police to hold a man until his case is called in court, unless the person obtains a writ of habeaus corpus,” the attorney said. Hanson probably will be given a hearing before Judge H. Winfield Smith in recorders court this morn ing at 10 o’clock and at this time the charges against the druggist may be disclosed. C0R0NERPR0BES DEATH OF HORN Police And Coroner Inves tigating Death Of Audubon Resident Lonnie Brice Horn, 33 *year-old resident of the Audubon section, died at M5 o’clock yesterday afternoon while enroute to the James Walker Memorial hospital, according to Coronor Gordan Do ran. The coronor said late last night that an autopsy had been perform ed on the body of Horn by Dr. A. H. Elliot, city-county health officer, but Doran refused to di vulge the results of the autopsy findings. The death of Horn was being investigated by city police last night, but officers refused to com ment on the case. Coroner Doran said he would be unable to make a statement until a complete in vestigation has been made. "The investigation,” Doran said, "May take a couple of days.” He refused to confirm or deny that Horn had died from posion drugs. Plane Tail Out-Tales “Tallest” Texas Tale By HARVEY SCANDRETT Associated Press Staff Correspondent FORT WORTH, Tex., June 8 — (jP) — Texans are noted for tall tales. The tallest Texas tail this season is on the B-36 — and it’s all true, all 46 feet, seven inches of it. .. Other facts about the Army Air forces’ latest and biggest bomb er, now in mass production here, make some o' the frontier yarns look like solemn truths. For in stance* The polits’ cockpit is »o far from the tail turreat that the crew | commutes by railroad. A tiny car on tracks shuttles through the pressurized tube that connects the two crew stations. The B-36 carriers enough gaso line to take an automobile around the world 16 times and then tour the 46 states. The six wing tanks hold 21,000 gallons — two and one half railroad tank cars — of high test gasoline. Secrecy Lifted The Army Air forces and the Consolidated Vultee Aircraft cor poration, maker of the giant lee HANI <mi Firi Two FORMER director of European relief for the Red Cross, Richard F. Allen has been nominated by President Traman as field ad ministrator of the $350,000,000 for eign relief fund recently voted by Congress. Allen will work under the immediate direction of State Secretary Marshall.—(Internation al Soundphoto). BEACHES PREPARE FOR CONVENTIONS Production Credit, Nursery Groups To Meet At Wrightsville Two conventions are to be held at Wrightsville Beach during this week, whi.e Carolina Bead; offi cials and residents are busy mak ing final preparations for the turn out expected to attend the Ameri can . Legion convention this week end. The Production Credit associa tion will convene on Tuesday morning in the Ocean Terrace ho tel. Wrightsville, and approxi mately 230 members are expected to attend. The convention will con tinue through Wednesday. Delegates to the two-day con vention of the North Carolina Nursery association will begin registration at the Ocean Terrace on Thursday afternoon. A banquet is scheduled for that night. Fol lowing a business session on Fri day morning, a boat trip will be held. The final session will be a luncheon at the Marina at 1 p.m. on Friday. Wrightsville Aids A number of the hotels and rooming houses at Wrightsville are holding reservations for Le gionaires who are to attend the state convention at Carolina Beach June 14-17, according to Walter J. Cartier, secretary of the Wrightsville Chamber of Com merce. Other rooming houses are hold ing their rooms as long as pos sible, Cartier said, for the benefit of Legionaires and members of the Auxiliary. No convention is slated ior Wrightsville during the American Legion convention as the crowds expected during those four days are expected to tax the facilities of all local areas. Meanwhile, Mrs. Alice Strick land, town clerk of Carolina Beach expressed the opinion that the beach and convention leaders ere “very well organized’’ to take care of the large crowds. FIGHTING PASTOR B ITS UP NEGRO Attempted Attack On Wife, Ruffles Temper Of Brooklyn Minister NEW YORK, June 8 —(U.R)—A 69 year-old Brooklyn minister, arm ea with a snoe. a gon c.uu and one whale of a temper, today handed the thrashing of his life to a hulking, 20-year-old Negro who attacked the pastor’s wife. The Rev. Alvin E. Magary, pas tor of the Lafayette ave, Presby terian church in Brooklyn, emerg ed from the battle with little more than ruffled feelings, although his opponent had a gun. But the at tacker, George Smith, six-foot two inch pants presser, ended up in Bellevue hospital having his wounds nursed. Magary was sitting in the kitch en of his home early today, drink ing a glass of milk before retir (See PASTOR on Page Two) Floods, Tornadoes Account For 22 Lives Over Nation; Miners Protest Labor Bill I Workers Quit At Many Pits Approximately Six Thou sand Men Affected In Work Stoppage UNIONTOWN, Pa., June 8—f/Pj— Scattered, work stoppages through out the Rich Southwestern Penn sylvania bituminous region were reported tonight by union leaders who could not agree on the cause, but who indicated the troubled situation was allied to resentment over pending labor legislation. Mines affected employ about 6, 000 men. Andrew S. Rayner, head of Lo cal 6326 of the AFL-United Mine Workers at the Gates mine of the H. C. Frick Coal and Coke Co., Fayette county, said cutters stop ped work Friday night and stayed out yesterday. Declaring the union had not call ed a strike, he said: “A few men came over from other plants and said a general strike was on.” Rayner said he was not going to oruer a return to work because “I nad nothing to do with their com ing out. They were misinformed by outsiders.” William J. Hines, UMW District Four president, and Michael Hon us* district secretary-treasurer, could not be reached for comment. Men Hold Meet John Ozanich, president of Ro bena Local 6321, Fayette county, said the men held a meeting and “decided to join a general strike against the Ellender-Taft bill.” He also said “the men think Presi dent Truman will veto the anti strike bill if all the men come out on strike.” He said another meet ing was planned next week to dis cuss the situation. Lee Buckey, president of Max well, Pa., UMW Local, said a meet ing was held today at which miners decided not to go to work in the mine ‘‘in the morning.’ “There is no strike situation. They’re just not going to work. They said they would take a couple See WORKERS on Page Two COLLEGE TOGET MORE EQUIPMENT Roland Says Wilmington School Will Receive Electronic Devices The New Hanover county board of education expects to receive additional electronic equipment for use in the Wilmington Junior college, according to H. M. Ro land, superintendant of schools. The Federal Works administra tion has just announced that $13, 000,000 worth of electronics equip ment will be distributed to col leges, universities and some sec ondary schools, an^ Roland said last night that the Wilmington col lege had been promised part of that property. Similar equipment including a radar set w'ith a diesel engine, has already been received here for use in the curriculum of the local college this fall, and the ad ditional items will complete the requirements for setting up courses of study in electronics, Roland said. The equipment to be distributed by the Federal Works administra tion includes three radar stations, 118 radar transmitters, 540 radio transmitters, 1,275 radio re ceivers, amplifiers and detectors, 1,280,000 tubes ranging in size from half an inch to several feet, 715 power units, and other ma terial. ---- Along The Cape Fear NEW COMPANY — The build ing of the 262 type of ships later to be known as the Liberty model at the Wilmington shipyards in the history of five years of North Car olina ship construction as previ ously related, now begin to un fold. The Maritime Commission de cided, as one of the means of carrying out his program, to per mit already established shipyards to erect new plants and operate them for Uncle Sam. Under this arrangment, for example, the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock company agreed to erect a yard capable of turning out 25 ships of this type be March 15, 1943. That was late in 1940, A new company to operate the plant was organized. Homer L. Ferguson, president of the New port company, was named chair man of the board. Roger Williams, then executive vice-president of the Newport News firm, was named president. * * » WILMINGTON YARD — Select ed for the site of the new yard was where the present Wilming ton shipyard now stands. It is tract 56 acres on the east bank of the Cape Fear river, three mile* south of the city. The land V* was purchased outright by the new firm. Shipbuilding authorities con sidered the site ideal. It had deep fresh water, ample space to ac commodate all ships, adequate feeder railroads. The climate was good the year round for con-, struction. Construction of the plant was begun February 3, 1941. Two con tracting companies acting as a unit — V. P. Loftis Company of Charlotte and Orrell and Under wood of Wilmington — were given the bid to erect the plant. It was to be a six-shipway project at an estimated cost of $5,150,000. * * * The errection of this new ship yard marks return of large scale ship construction to North Caro lina after an absence that dates back to the end of World War I. At that time there were two com paratively small yards that built 14 vessels. Ferguson, the president of the new company, recommended the Wilmington site as the spot for the new yard after an inspection tour of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts In his report 10 the board of the firm he said "in mv judg ment it (referring to Wilmington) is the best place on the south Atlantic coast to build an addi tional shipyard.” I m SENATE SECRETARY Carl A. Loeffler is pictured above sign ing the resolutions of ratification of the Italian and Balkan treaties in Washington as Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg (left), president pro tempore of the Senate, looks on.—(International Soundphoto). Over30,000 People Thr ongTwoBeaches _t _____ OTHER USES, TOO KANE, Pa., June 8.—(ff)— When smoke poured from the hood of George Stroup’s car here, rescuers rushed to help. One volunteer sprayed the fire with contents of a chemical “fire bomb.” A second threw a pail of water on the blaze. Nothing happened. Then a third man stepped up, shaking a bottle of soft drink he had been holding. With thumb over the bottle’s mouth, he squirted the contents on the fire. The blaze was out in seconds. SOUTHERN PINES MAN LOSES LIFE Joseph Calvin Thomas, Jr., Killed In Auto Accident Near Acme Special To The Star ACME, June 8—One man was instantly killed and another seri ously injured early this morning when the car in which they were riding left highway 87 and crash ed into a field, 162 yards from the hard-surfaced road. Joseph Calvin Thomas, Jr., 26 year - old white man of Southern Pines died instantly and William George Roth, Jr., also from South ern Pines was seriously injured. Roth was admitted to the James Walker memorial hospital in Wil mington, where attaches reported his condition as “Satisfactory” late Sunday night. According to Columbus county coronor Hugh Nance, the two men were driving east on highway 87 about two miles west of Acme. The car, a 1938 coupe, ran off the left side of the road then (See SOUTHERN on Page Two) LEBANESE NEWSPAPER EDITORS TO BOYCOTT NATIONAL ASSEMBLY BEIRUT, Lebanon, June 8.—(/P) —Lebanese newrpaper editors, in a joint letter to President Bechara El Khoury, said the present na tional assembly “discredits the state,” announced they would no longer cover its sessions, and urged its dissolution. The letter was signed by editors of all leading dalies except Le Jour. It said in part: “It becomes notorious that the assembly which issued from the elections of May 25 does not rep resent the Lebanese nation. The success of a large number of members was dlue, as is well known, to falsification and fraud, which none dares to deny. The maintenance of such an assembly discredits the state.” ... Swing Bridge Operator Es timates 25,000 Cars Passed Over Sunday It was a big day at the beaches yesterday. In fact it was the big gest of the season at Wrightsville and Carolina Beaches, police at both resorts said last night. Chief Bruce Valentine at Caro lina said betwen 15 and 18 thou sand persons visited the beach there yesterday and the police at Wrightsville estimated the crowd at 15,000. Both departments re ported orderly crowds with only a. few arrests made for drunken ness. The operator of the swing bridge on the Carolina Beach Road estimated 25,000 automobile* had passed over the structure dur ing the day. At 10 p.m. yesterday the cars were still moving across the bridge almost bumper to bumper. The operator, who is required to check the number of cars that pass over the bridge, said that in one five-minute period 137 ve hicles were recorded. Traffic was backed up far above normal distances each of the eight times the bridge was opened to admit boats, the operator said. At Wrightsville, onp beachgoer wasted no time getting into the water. He flew his plane down to the resort and landed on the north end of the beach. SEIZED INFANTS KILLED IN FALL Young H o s p i t a 1 Patient Admits Dropping Two Babies On Floor MASSILLON, O., June 8.—(U.R)— A young patient at Massillon city hospital has admitted that he took two infant girls from their cribs in the pediatric ward and dropped them on the floor Friday night be fore they were found with their heads mashed in, peace said to day. The patient told conflicting stories and there still was no ex planation of why he had taken the babies—Diana Brand, eight weeks old, and Rosemary Morton, nine weeks—from their cribs. Po lice refused to disclose his name for the time being. Dropped Babiea However, a high city official said that the patient said he had pulled the babies through the bars of their cribs. Then he dropped them to the floor, an accident that easily could be fatal for babies that age. Police, who earlier disclosed that they were working on the theory that the deaths of the babies were the result of an “inside job,” now were centering all their efforts on trying to piece together a story that made sense from the patient. Taxpayers Have Stake In Tax Measure Action WASHINGTON, June 8 —(JP)— Several million taxpayers facing a quarterly income tax payment deadline have an immediate stake in speedy action by President Truman on the tax reduction bill. Their deadline for payment is the same as the President’s dead line for action—midnight, June 16. It would be June 15 if that were not a Sunday. These taxpayers are non salaried workers, business and professional people, and salaried workers earning more than $5,000. a year. | If the tax cut fails of enactment, | I • their June payment will be the same, as a general rule, as the one they made in March. But if Mr. Truman • signs the biU, they could take advantage of the reduction right away even though the official effective date would be July 1. Split Payments Say a salaried worker who earns more than $5,000 a year figured in March that he would owe $100 more in 1947 income taxes than his employer was go ing to withhold from his pay geo TAXPAYERS on Page Two Ottumwa, la. Hardest Hit Seven Drownings Record ed There From Swollen Waters Of Des Moines By The Associated Press The rampaging Mississippi riv* er, spilling over thousands of rich farm acres and wrecking property valued in the millions, remain ed a menace Sunday night as the nation counted at least 22 dead in floods' and tornadoes. Floods took eleven lives in Iowa alone. Five persons were killed by tornadoes in Pennsylvania and Ohio. Six additional flood deaths occurred in Canton, O., (2), Dalles, Ore., Gregory, S. D., Bethany, Mo., and Mansfield, O. Seven of the Iowa dead were at Ottumwa where the flood waters of the Des Moines river began re ceding after submerging large sec tions of the city of 32,000. An of ficial directing rescue work said “quite a few’’ other bodies had been found and predicted the toll would rise to 20. The other four Iowa fiood dead occurred else where in the state earlier in the week. There were no reports of lives lott in the Mississippi flood which poured through five broken levees to inundate 16,000 acres of fertile agricultural lands in Missouri and Illinois. Alexander, Mo., near where the Des Moines river enters the Mississippi, was completely under water. Other communities as far downstream as Louisiana, M.o., were partly submerged. — Hannibal Safe Hannibal, Mo., made famous by Mark Twain, and Quincy, 111., oil the opposite bank a few miles up stream. the most populous cities In the devastated area, are situa'ted on high bluffs and believed safe. Farms in the lowlands around both cities were flooded. Canton, Mo., a town of about 2,000. appeared the hardest hit of any place along the Mississippi, reported Associated Press Photo grapher George Facik who flew over most of the area between Louisiana, Mo., and Keokuk, la. Most of 600 homeless at Canton had moved to dormitories at near by Culver-Stockton college. In Southern Ohio, small tribu taries of the Ohio and Scioto riv ers, swollen by heavy rains Sat urday night, burst their banka, flooding homes, washing out small bridges and causing considerable crop damage. CLOUDBURSTS, HAIL RUINS FRUIT CROPS PORTLAND, Ore., June 8.—CU.R) —Cloudbursts coupled with violent hailstorms and resulting flash floods inflicted more than $2,000, 000 damage to crops and property in Northern Oregon and Southern Washington during the week-end, it was estimated today. At least one person was drowned See OTTUMWA on Page Two NEW YORK COUPLE JUMP TO DEATHS Wife Follows Husband In Leap From Balcony Of Penthouse Apartment NEW YORK, June 8 —(tf>—Hor ace S. Marshall, 36-year-old attor* ney, and his wife, Mrs. Amelie Marshall, also 36 likewise an at torney, fell to their deaths today, police said, in separate leaps from their 17th floor penthouse apartment. Police listed the deaths as self destruction and gave this ac count: Marshall stepped out to the bal cony of the apartment after spending the afternoon in the apartment with his wife, climbed a four-foot-high fence and leaped to the pavement. His wife, notified of her hus band’s death, went to the street and saw his body. Clad only m a nightgown and a coat, she re turned to the apartment, locked the door, and leaped from the same balcony in the pretence of police. Her body struck the pavement within five feet of the place where her husband’s body was lying. Police said the Marshalls had been married five years. And So To Bed Six-year-old Glen Herring, •Jr., Masonboro, returned home from his first day at Bible school and his mother asked him what he learned. "Nothing,” he answered. "What stories did they tell you?” "None.” “Well what did the teacher talk 'about,” his mother per* stated. "Moses.” "That was a story,” Ms mother smiled. Indignantly, the little boy smiled, "That’s not a story, that’s the truth.” V