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; GETS START HERE _ | -Wilmington Chapter Of - “World Government” Launched - Wilmington’s chapter of ‘'World Government” formally w a s launched yesterday by a group of dozen business and professional Tfflen. . First step was the naming of a; •general chairman and a chairman 'to handle a speaker's bureau of !which speakers will appear before •virtually every civic, church, pro fessional and labor group in tbe .'city, both men and women, to en • list their support or world-wide rpeace through an international or ' ganization. - The local chapter is one of sev eral score already established 'throughout the nation and with .'membership of business. _ profes sional, religious ar.d labor leaders. Named temporary chairman of .'tie Wilmington chapter at a din •ner yesterday at the Friendly ca feteria was Robert Dannenbaum. .Wilmington chain store manager. • Jesse B. Sellers;, insurance man, -•was placed at the head of the speakers bureau. Officers decided to open a mem bership drive July 13 running a .week with speakers talking before -various groups. Already scheduled 'are speakers for that weeks 'meeting of the Civitan and Lions ■ dub. Later in the month a general membership meting will be con ' ducted with a nationally-known .pcrce leader appearing. > of a zxmr\ A long tall drink is 4/5tha mixer! So be sure the one you choose is made right to make your drinks taste right. Be sure you use Canada Dry! Whatever your taste — tangy ginger or sparkling water — you will recognize Canada Dry’s superiority.This is why: 1. Pin-Point Carbonotion 2. Exclusive Formulas 3. Special Processing 4. Uniform Quality JAYCEES ' (Continued From Page 0 ne) ent a switchboard operator in the Wilmington Hotel. Her ta’(4 nt is singing. Christine Herring is originally from Greensboro, but shk has been in Wilmington about t w o and one-half years. She is a grs duate of East Carolina Teachers qpllege. Sara F;elds, another eiotrant who is local talent, also graduat ed from New Hanover Higrt. Her talent is singing. Evelyn Barefoot calls WiD/ming ton her diome though she is; orig inaily from Florence, S. 01. At present she is employed as a mail clerk in the office of the cle rk of auditor tmssenger receipts, ACL. Vivian Capps, a 1946 graduate of New Hanover High, is ^-ersa tile along musical lines, alfc she plays a violin and a double: bass and is also a singer. Guests Next Week The other entrants in the beauty pageant, which will be staffed on July 10 at Lumina. will be guests of the club next week. Tommy Tucker and his TVt cker Time orcnestra will providle the music for the dance at Lmininn that nigh?, and tickets for the event are now on sale at laun der's. Lloyd's, and McMillaii and Carneron company. An “open house" for all pho tographers who wish to taker pic tures of the entrants in the pag eant will be held on Sunday after noon at Lumina. Rebder saidl that all the girls will be at the bi’ach at that time, dressed in banning suits and playsuits, and that any photographer who wished to take pictures is invited. New Members Two new members, Frank: Op penheimer and Paul Lutreil. -were inducted into the club last m.ght bv Ed Godwin and Ed Gibe ore. 'Other guests at the meeting were Wilbur Eryant. Bob !Fon vielle of Burlington, and Lansing Brown. Jesse Sellers, immediate past president of the group, presented plaques to the officers who sepved during his administration. ISiose receiving the Dlaaues, which bear the Javcee embiem and the. of fice held, were Claude O'Sh'Klds. Ed Ward. Corky Fountain, and Hal Love. Love, who is now president- of the group, read a letter to the chib from the Wilmington Ex change club congratulating the Jaycees on their “outstanding rec ord of the past year.” WHITEVILLE I — (Continued From Page OneJ) have a better gales record, Ifara more said. t Warehouse* Listed The following warehouses -will be open on August ". PararHore’ listed them a's follows: Brooks Warehouse operated by Latane and Elair Motley: Crvd ch-; field's, operated by Gaither .and Raymond Crutchfield: Farrrners. operated by L. R. Jackson: Litia’s. j number one and number two. twill j be operated by Townes Lea tandj Louis Love: Kelson’s, will be op erated again this year by J. H. ' Nelson. M. 0. Nelson, Sr., and M. 0. Nelson, Jr. Tuggle's warehouse will agpiin! be operated by Dial Gray e nd Jack Neal. Two new houses Will open here for the first time tSiis year. Paramore said. The Flalnt ers will be operated by J. W. 'Buck! Peay. veteran Tabor Qity operator and A. 0. King. Jr. These two men operate warehous es on many of the Border Jlelt markets. A. H. fEert) Moore ’full j open a new warehouse under (his.' r.ame this year. Peak Late July Harvesting already has befBin in many of the Border E>elt coun ties. Priming for pulling.) miure than likely will be started the sec ond week of July in many of ttjie i counties. The peak of the harvest-; ir.g season will be about the latstj week of July. ParamoVe said. Reports reveal that, plants ha*ie suffered from disease and insedts at various stages of growth. Okie county has reported that over -40 per cent of the tobacco crop hra.s suffered damages. Extremely dry weather in fbie section has retarded the grov,(j h of the weed plants. This, combin ed with late transplanting, hats contributed to a late harvesUmjg season, farmers reported. CROPS OVER STATE '8 SHOW GOOD PRGRESS RALEIGH, July 1 —l-P'i—Tobacco and corn crops in North Caroling are showing “good progress” fol lowing a week of favorable weath er and cultivating conditions, tfe« Federal-State Crop Reporting service reported today. Tobacco is overcoming some ofl the lateness caused by the dry aatfl late spring, but in some areast stands are “spotty”. Most of the burley crop has been transplanted! to the field, and reports indicate! that cultivation of the flue-cured: crop is over 50 per cent complete in most areas. Recent rains did much to im prove com prospects, and cultiva tions of the crop is about 75 pert cent complete. Cotton Crop Fair The cotton crop was reported ats being “fair” to “good” in thfc coastal counties. In the Piedmont and mountain districts, how-i ever, conditions were only “poor'i to "fair.” Boll Wevil damage wasj reported in Polk county. Prospects for the peanut cropj continue favorable. Late truck crops were reported! as being in “fair” to “good” con-* dition. The fruit crop was report-* ed as being generally "good” to* "fair.” The peach crop in the^ sandhills area is expected to bel excellent. The apple crop wasj damaged by frost in early May, causing some reduction in cropi production prospects. TAX CUT LIKELY WASHINGTON, JULY 1.—(A5)—+ [ Speaker Martin said today early’ house passage of a new $4,000,-+ 000,000 tax cut is likely. It wouldtj become effecive January 1 instead of July 1 as in the measure vetoed by President Truman. TERMINAL PAY BONDS . WASHINGTON, July 1.—<JP)— The House Armed Servcie com-! mittee unanimously approved to-j day legislation allowing former! service men to cash their terminal!* pay bonds starting September l.f WILMINGTON (Continued From Page One) Brunswick hotel, refused to com ment, and stated that he “had no statement to make” as to the probability of increased rates. RENT HIKES VARY IN NATION’S CITIES by The Associated Press Many permanent hotel residents in cities throughout the country were notified Tuesday that their loom rates are going up. A spot check of representative cities from coast to coast indi cated that with the death of OPA controls on hotel rents, the ma jority of permanent hotel residents could »expect some upward re vision in their rates. The situation varied radically, even witnin individual cities, but a 15 percent boost was the figure most frequently reported. Some hotels said no increase in rates was comtemplated. Other hotels reported increases ranging from a “moderate adjustment” to isolated boosts of 300 percent or more. Reports from the various cities included: New York—The New York Ho tel association said it does not ex pect anything “very drastic” al though there “may be some ad justments to balance inequities in rents.” One hotel notified a tenant that effective August 1 his rental would increase from $100 to $118 monthly. Chicago—The Edgewaier Beach he tel said it would boost rates lor its 400 permanent guests “no high er than 15 percent" next month. The Southrr.oor Hotel announced a similar boost for 243 permanent guests. However, an official of the Huge Stevens Ho.el said no rate increase was planned. Up. Down Policy Philadelphia — Most hotels were planning 15 percent rate boosts and elimination cf “inequalities” which favored some tenants pay ing less than others for compar able quarters. One hotel dropped its $100 monthly rate in favor of a straight $5 daily rate—a 50 per cent boost. One $425 monthly suite was hiked to $35 daily, or about $1,050 monthly. Denver — Gov. Lee Knous of Colorado said he received reports of several ‘‘sharp’’ rent jumps. Cne man earning $170 monthly, he said, had his tourist camp rent boosted 300 percent to $240 a month. Most hotel managers told reporters they planned increases ranging from 25 to 60 percent. St. Louis—Most hotels reported they planned increases "aver aging just under 15 percent” ef fective August 1. Seme permanent residents report rent boost from $50 to $150 monthly—300 percent. Dallas. Tex. — The Baker Hotel discontinued entirely its perma nent rate: the White Plaza siad no increase was planned: the Cliff Towers Apartment Hotel said it was "equalizing” rates. Seattle. Wash. — Charlos Hun lock, president of the Seattle Ho tel association, said some "mod erate increases" were probable. Los Angeles — Leading hotels sr.id they had not done any calcu lating yet on *he rental question while the Southern California Ho tel association said "nominal ad justments” were certain to be made. One apartment hotel raised its rents from $45 to $120 monthly to “equalize heavj’ overhead in creases.” Kansas City — Hotel association said “no concerted effort" to raise rates was expected as most ho tels have only few permanent pa trons. New Orleans — Hotels report "some adjustments” will be made. Boston — Four Sheraton hotels will raise rates 15 percent: the Somerset says it will not increase rates. Some independent hotels say they are planning “individual adjustments.” San Francisco—The Hotel Own CAPE FEAR (Continued From Page One) larperoso” sink at her moorings, she would slide into the center of ihe Cape Fear channel, and block all shipping up the river to the warehouses and terminals in Wil mington. • • • MORE COMMUNICATIONS — In March, 1941, Col. Hill wrote to Commander Raymond V. Marron. of the USCG and captain of the port of Wilmington. In this message he related the experience of George Carlton. Carlton, it seemed, went aboard the “Villarperoso”, which was be ing chipped and repainted at the time. While talking with one of the seamen about the possibility of the U. S. seizing belligerent ships, the crew member <?aid, “You think we paint ’em up nice for you but if America take over, we burn ’em and sink ’em before they get 'em.” Little did he knew that his re mark heightened the suspicions of others on the prolonged visit of the vessel in the Port of Wilming ton. VA TRYING TO GET GOVERN MENT MORE MONEY WASHINGTON. July 1.—(JP)— j The veterans administration re I ported today it is trying to get iback for the government $43,000,000 in benefit overpayments to vet erans under the GI bill of rights. Dial 2-3311 For Newspaper Service ers association reported rates would be “revised” but did not say how much or when. Detroit—The Fort Shelby Hotel lowered discount rates to perma nent residents from 33 1-3 percent to 15 percent. One small hotel raised rates from $15 to $35 wek lv. Most hotel have not announced their plans. “The Lost Colony” Gets Off On Seventh Season MANTEO. July 1 — (JP)—‘The cur tain went up tonight at the nearby Fort Raleigh waterside open air theater for the opening perform ance of the seventh season of ‘•The Lost Colony” symphony drama, with seveeal newcomers in the cast of 200. Julia Meade, a student in the Yale University drama depart ment. played for the first time Virginia Dare, first child born to English parents in the new world. The play, by Norlh Carolina's Paul Green, is based cm Sir Wal ter Raleigh’s colonists oi 1587 who disappeared into the wilderness near here with hardly a trace. Performances will be given every day this week through Sun day. Then the show will be on a Wednesday through Sunday sched ule each week to Labor Day, Sept. 1. Local Talent More than 100 Roanoke Island ers were in tonight’s cast. Major roles were taken by Broadway professionals and members of the University of North Carolina s Carolina Playmakers. Samuel Selden, head of the Un iversity drama department, di rected* as he has done since the show was first presented in 1937. It was discontinued for the dura tion in 1942-45 and revive^ again las: year, when it played to 52, 000 spectators. Carolina Playmakers who ap peared for the first time included Irving Noble Smith as Governor White; Porter W. Van Zandt as Father Martin: Gene McLain as Simon Fernando, the colonists’ pi lot on their voyage to America and Marilyn Kraft as Joyce Arch ard. Clifton Britton, head of the Goldsboro High school, is the new stage manager. New rain fetters have been built at the theater this season and the lighting system for the multi-'evel stage improved. The theater seats d.000. MULL WRITES SHELBY SHELBY, July 1—W— °dus M. Mull, state representative from Cleveland county and former speaker of^he house, has written the Shelby board of aldermen that he not be considered for reap pointment as city attorney. 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