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The Wilmington morning star. [volume] (Wilmington, N.C.) 1909-1990, June 11, 1947, Image 3

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"• p»ns"ring„ rV
With Police
. "Hanover High school
4e Newfietrucks, ambulances.
jiid,clt- ‘iVe -adio ears will be
's ciff F ,he parade today which
Jadedsafety show to be
d precCt: ctadium this after
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7. . ,ff ,er H. U. William
rityPollC7,, of ’>ie committee
r Wernbf the show, said that
' charge 017 tour the bus
:ept»ce^ „i Wilmington be
la ^77 m. today.
Mingat V " ’ will originate at
foe Par,aC\ sts„ will move
toot ar‘a, , sted Cross, and on
fit Fr0“'.,. Third st. where is
j Cross
3disbaf'l- show, slated for 3
Tiie saI, r. ;« being sponsored
IT, iod7;- Citv Police depart
0 * MacMiiiian and Cam
,ent and * . No admission
• coniPar^ • ,
J., will be made.
ivmEN'S league
l ELECT OFFICERS
r0 FOR COMING YEAR
He* °fcsf Janie's Episcopal
ague M , elected tonight at
"tfoX league at 6:30 p.
^ 11 narrish house.
business meeting will be
j-b bv dinner, and all lay
efof the ‘ church are urged to
1 ?rele"L to the election of of
fc'Ke'coming year, final
terSJof “he rear will be made
Settees as this will be the
. feting of the group until
J *f MrE. Henry MacMillan
jj] make a short talk._
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CAPE FEAR SCOUTS
TO OPEN CAMP AT
SINGLETARY SITE
Boy Scouts of the Cape Fear
Area are making plans to attend
the annual Boy Scout camp wh:ch
is to be held at Camp Singletary,
near White Lake, for six weeks,
beginning June 22.
Ray Sweazey, boy scout exe
cutive for this area, said yester
day that 100 scouts are expected
to attend during each week, and
that registration is now in ful
swing. Scouts may register for
the camp for a one week period
or for the entire six weeks.
Main emphasis this year will
be placed on the activities of real
Scoutcraft, Sweazy said, as cook
ing, pioneering and the like, but
all the activities usually associat
ed with camping will be carried
on.
J. Oattley Lee, Fayetteville, as
sistant executive of the Cape Fear
area, will act as director of the
camp for the six weeks. Charles
Bethea will act as business man
ager.
James R. Taylor, field execu
tive, wil act as program director
and will be assisted by Randolph
Lewis. Joe Barnes, as waterfront
director, will be assisted by James
Traywick.
VIRGINIA FIRM GETS
DREDGING CONTRACT
J. A. LaPorte dredging company
of Arlington, Va„ yesterday sub
mitted a bid of $6,000 less than the
government estimate on the proj
ect of dredging the Roanoke river
channel, to be low bidder on the
project.
The contract calls for 72,860
cubic yards of material t0 be re
moved from the channel in the
vicinity of Plymouth, and the bids
on the project were opened yes
terday morning by Col. B. C.
Snow, Wilmington district engi
neer, and the contract will be
awarded as soon as the necessary
papers are prepared.
The Arlington firm made a bid
of $16,102.06, while the govern
ment estimate for the work was
$22,603.65.
Only one other bid was submit
ted and that was by the Atkinson
dredging company of Norfolk, Va.,
for $24,480.96.
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NOTICE
The General Assembly of North Carolina has en
acted :-G. S. 105-422 baring tax liens for 1936
and prior years.
■ That this act shall be in full force and effect
from and after July 1, 1947.
This act provides for the institution of suits prior
to December 31, 1948, so that the city of Wil
mington and New Hanover County can protect
their claims against all parties owing taxes prior
to 1937. All persons owing taxes for the above
years, suit will be brought immediately.
DELIMQPENT TAX DEPT.
|h J, .lOILIHEWINS-COa CIHCIHHATJ«-fillia'
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FARMERS BUREAU
TO MEET JUNE 14
Col. Gillette To Address
Whiteville Meeting On
Flood Plan
Special To The Star
WHITEVILLE, June 10 - Pre
diction of the largest Farm Bureau
meeting in the organization’s his
tory was made today by B. H.
Small, president, in announcing
that plans had been completed for
the annual asembly here Satur
day, June 14, at 10 a. m.
Col. George W. Gillette, of the
U. S. Engineers, R. J. Arnold,
Southern representatives of the
national Farm Bureau, and R.
Flake Shaw, secretary and ex
ecutive vice president of the North
Carolina Farm Bureau, will be
the speakers.
Col. Gillette will talk on the
Waccamaw draingae project
which has been proposed for the
reclamation of thousands of acres
of fertile lands in Columbus and
Brunswick counies.
Small said that it was possible,
through' clerical error change of
addresses, that a number of mem
bers did not receive invitation
cards to the meeting. However,
he stated that all such persons who
did not receive cards should come
tc the meeting anyway and that
sufficient barbecue would be pro
vided to take care of these extras.
Judgment Suit Names
Two Local Companies
A $25,500 judgement was sought
yesterday in a suit filed in New
Hanover county’s Superior court
by James H. Benson, a youth,
as the result of injuries which he
said he suffered as the result of
being struck by a taxicab follow
ing a football game last October
25.
Named defendants were the
Drive-Ur-Self company and the
Yellow Cab company.
The accident, according to the
complaint, occured as Benson and
a girl friend walked along the
Carolina Beach highway at the
American Legion stadium after
the Wilmington-Wilson football
game.
Robert Goodin, driver of the
cab, was operating his vehicle at
more than 25-miles-an-hour and
swerved without warning striking
the plaintiff and hurling him into
the air, alleged the youth. Ben
son was forced to remain in the
hospital for a long period and later
was compelled to wear a cast on
his leg, he said.
The plaintiff asked $500 hospital
and doctor expenses and $25,000
for injuries. The action was
brought in behalf of the youth by
Mary Benson, a relative.
Lake Waccamaw Youth,
Injured In Accident
Reported Recovering
Special To The Star
LAKE WACCAMAW, June 10.—
Young Billy Riggs today was
considered in fair condition by his
attending physician after suffering
lacerations and abrasions, and
possibly fractures when his scooter
hit a sand bed and overturned.
The youth returning Sunday aft
ernoon from a meeting of the
Young People’s league at the Meth
odist church, said that his machine
hit a sand pit in the road and
wrecked, inflicting ‘serious
wounds’, and causing possible
fractures to his arm.
His physician said today that
young Riggs is “getting along nice
ly-” _
NEGRO SCOUTS OPEN
CAMP AT JONES LAKE
The Negro Boy Scouts of the
Cape Fear area will open camp
on July 6 at Jones Lake and will
operate for two one-week periods.
Douklas King, field director of
this area will act as camp direc
tor, and Guy Simpson will act as
business manager.
The acmp will accomodate 60
Scouts each week, and registration
is in progress now.
STOCK RANGE
NEW YORK,. June 10 — (JP)—
Range of 60 stocks Tues.
High Low Last Net Ch
30 Indust 87.7 86.5 87.6 Plus .7
15 Rails 29.9 29.5 29.8 Plus .2
15 Utils 41.9 41.4 41.8 Plus .2
60 Total 61.5 60.6 61.4 Plus .4
Good News!
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,
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Fire Destroys Residence
Of Family Of Nine Here
Fire, believed to have originated
from a small wood stove, yester
day morning destroyed the interior
of the residence of Mr. and Mrs.
Cliff Ludlowe at the foot of Nun
street.
Firemen and neighbors said no
one was at home at the time of
the blaze.
Mrs. Ludlowe was reported
spending the day at the home of
her father on the sound but efforts
to locate her and her husband had
not been successful yeserday aft
ernoon.
Firemen said that the fire ap
peared to have been burning for
sometime when they arrived ir
answer to a telephone alarm ai
9:55 o’clock. The interor was gut
ted and the exterior of the smali
structure damaged slightly by the
flames.
Neighbors said they believec
all belongings of Mr. and Mrs,
Ludlowe and their children were
destroyed. They also expres«ec
the belief that the large familj
might appreciate some assistance
as their home was a total wreck.
Plans to receive aid were held
in abeyance, however, until the
family could be contacted and in
formed of its loss.
RECREATION CENTER
TO BE CONSTRUCTED
AT LAKE WACCAMAW
Special To The Star
LAKE WACCAMAW, June 10—
The tract of land, known as 'the
tract at the foot of the hill, has
been purchased by W. D. Jones,
local developer who plans a recrea
tion center and ‘sparkling midway’
on the spot.
The plans of the new owner in
clude a theatre, besides other faci
lities which are not now available
at the resort.
The land was formerly owned
by the North Carolina Lumber
Company of Hallsboro, and is
situated at the South approach to
the lake shore.
Already the new owner has fill
ed in the tract with white sand
from hte lake bottom, and has an
nounced his development plans.
Jones has also announced his
plans for building a new home on
the site.
GROCERY OPERATOR
ON TRIAL CHARGED
WITH ASSAULT
Theodore Bonham, 39, operator
o£ a grocery store at the Carolina
Beach and the Shipyard roads,
yesterday went on trial before
Judge . K. Nimocks, Jr., in New
Hanover county’s Superior court on
a charge of attempted criminal
assault on a 12-year-old girl whom
he employed at his store.
The girl spent most of the after
noon on the stand telling the jury
that the man molested her late in
the day of last March 13 at the
store.
She said that the proprietor had
offered her boxes of candy and
gum and on the day in question
had allowed her to wear his wrist
watch.
The case which had been con
tinued from the April term, will
be resumed at 9:30 a. m. today.
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