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(3nO. 286. ~ ~ -—— ....-- , - ' ;— _„_WILMINGTON, N. C., MONDAY, JULY 21, 1947 ESTABLISHED l6«f Senate Faces Long Session Taft, Wherry Confident Congress Can Adjourn Sometime Saturday v ASHINGTTON July 20—((TP)) — ,t ia:ors Taft tR-Ohio) and ",;errv iR-Neb) expressed confi ,.nee ":oday that Congress can ad iourn Saturday, tut the threat of 1 .,]>-night session tomorrow Taft, chairman of the Senate Penubhcan Policy committee, told reporter he is sure that “tall * jo;- legislative matters” can be *f°. (0 the White House before fhe week ends. Wherry, who lines up G. O. P. • es in his capacity of majority whip sa.d ‘‘we will stay , in ses ,0„ -aii night” tomorrow if nec essary 1o get a vote on the pro 's .1 'to investigate the Justice de partment’s handling of the Kansas CPy vote fraud case. This proposal was advanced by Senator Kem (R-Mo). He has ac cused Attorney General Tom Cisrk of whitewashing election frauds in the 1946 Democratic primary in Kansas City. Wherry to id reporters the all night session idea ‘‘is not a threat but a demand that we get down to business.” Taft, while support ing Kem and Wherry, said the ac tual decision will rest with the bovs. If they agree to stay to get , vote, we’ll be there.” Money Bills The worst snarl which might impede adjournment is on appro priation bills in the Senate. Senator Bridges (R-NH), chair man of the Senate Appropriations committee, told reporters: "All I can say now is I hope we can make it by Saturday.” The House, which originates money bills, is much better off f om an adjournment standpoint man the Senate. A number of tills, including the one on Army Navy unification, have passed bold Houses in varying form and See SENATE On Page Two PASTOR PREACHES IN PARKING LOT Rev. Ernest Wiedenmann’s Church Divided Over KKK At Service — MIAMI Fla., July 20 — (JP) — The Rtv. Ernest L. Wiedenmann, I s congregation divided because of a memorial service attended by robed members of the Ku Klux Klan, today held open air serv ices on a parking lot after being ruled out of his church by court older. A temporary injunction obtained by dissident members ot ihe con gregation from Circuit Judge George E. Holt prevented the min ister from conducting services in St. Paul’s Evangelical church. A plan to use a funeral home chapel was called off at 11 o'clock last night by the funeral director. The Rev. Widenmann called 30 members of his flock together on a parking lot belonging to a bar owner, Jimmie Cornick, in the 3600 block of Tamiami Trail. A rain storm ended a<* services began. Rev. Wiedenmann told the As sociated Press that he as not a member of the Ku Klux Klan and that his only interest in the me morial service attended by Klans men June 15 was “to save souls.” “I came here from Chicago 11 years ago,” he said. “Perhaps there is a Southern reaction which I would better understand if I were Southern born. I saw only human beings in search of God.” He refused testimony given dur ing the court hearing that he had resigned in 1938 from the Evange lical Lutheran church and was not "°w an ordained minister. "I had a difference, with the church over missionary matters end withd rew my papers in good order,” he said. “I can present my papers, still in good order, meantime remaining an ordained minister.” He said all this will be brought ont in court when a hearing iff held to make the temporary in junction permanent. Speaking on “Christian compas ‘’!0n for the multitude,” he said in hi* sermon: r jf 1 fulfill my obligations to mist I fulfill my purpose in ■lp. When the world turns against • °U| Jesus can share with you "M lift the cross ard place a !mile on your face.” The Weather s FORECAST T) f-aroJina—Partly cloudy with T^Wia -lemperatures Monday and rrjT'Carolina—Partly cloudy with lereitemperatures Monday, scat fn.orp ;ni.!ide.rshow€rs west Monday aft ^ iri ni2ht- Tuesday, clearing and !• 1 ’: Preceded by thundershowers easst sa®y morning. n. Tastern Standard Time) M,.- ,y .1 * ®* Weather Bureau) "r/i,'n'or-rlogical data for the 24 hours l? ,:”fJ p.m., yesterday. , . Temperatures . a rn • 73; 7:30 am., 74; 1:30 p.m.. P-m., 79. 81; Minimum 71; Mean 76; j.,n Humidity H , ,n- 97: 7:30 a.m., 93; 1:30 p.m., ^ ‘*30 p.m., 77. y< , Precipitation ° ior 24 hours ending 7:30 p.m., inches. 8 2ft°taI "ince tll€ first of the month * inches. ,p» Tides For Today V c *he Tide Tables published by | Coast and Geodetic Survey). W ]„ High Low STfm ,_ _12:07a 7:16a Ms*,. , 12:30p 7:30p i °‘*0ujo iniei__ . 10:29a 4:13a Surr - 10:46p 4:2Cp 5:1R; Sunset 7:21; Moonrise Mn».or,Set -R -17p. ** WEATHER ON PAGE TWO ON LABOR BOARD - Abe Mur dock, Democrat, former U. S. Sen ator from Utah, who has been ap pointed to the National Labor Kc lations Board, expanded under the Taft-Hartley labor act. “RED TIDE” HITS FLORIDA BUSINESS Scientists Claim No Known Method Of Stopping Fish Destruction MIAMI. Fla., July 20 —<U.R) —Worried tourist officials and com mercial fishermen on the Florida Gulf coast today were advised by University of Miami scientists that there probably is no man-made defense against the mysterious '“red tide” which three times has coated white sand beaches with millions of dead fish. In addition to hurting the tourist trade and the multi-million dollar commercial fisning industry, the smelly debris left in wake of the tide presents an expensive dispos al project. Sarasota was the latest city to finish olowing under mil lions of dead fisn after the latest outbreak. And the “tide” in its three oc currences, appears to be moving Northward along the coast—with St. Petersburg, Tampa and Clear water directly in its path. The phenomenon last winter piled the beaches for miles around Fort Myers with a three-foot wide ribbon of dead fish. As the fish decayed, residents in the area bombarded the .state and federal governments with requests tor ac tion. Incomes Cut Commercial nsnermen esti mated their incomes had been cat from 30 to 70 per cent. They speculated that dumping of war surplus material in the gulf, wartime bombings, or rust ing hulks of sunken ships had poisoned the gulf, creating what they called a “red tide” that kill ed fish. Tlie University of Miami marine laboratory, directed by Dr. F. G. Walton Smith, began a painstak ing investigation ot the mystery. The scientists analyzed hundreds of samples of sea water, perform ed autopsies on the fish and searched for the “red tide” by p’ane and boat. Two reappear ances of the pnenomenon, one m April around Fort Myers, and the last around Sarasota three weeks ago, aided their efforts. “We’re pretty certain that a micro-organism called ‘Dino Flag ellate’ is the killer,” said Dr. Gordon Gunter, chief fisheries technologist. “But the cause be See RED TIDE on Page Two CRIMINALCOURT WILL OPEN TODAY Trial Of ‘Cat Man’, Gause Murder Case Tops List For Jury Action Criminal term or New Hanover county Superior Court for July gets under way this morning with Judge Leo Carr presiding. Swearing in of the grand jury and commencing of. its work will be the first order of business. Thirty cases -are on the docket for the first day tut Solicitor Clif ton Moore, wno completed his work of lining up the week’s cal ender Friday, probably will not get around to calling that many before court adjourns late in the clay. There are approximately 50 cases on the docket for the entire w’feek. Included are those of Cor dell Williams, Negro, dubbed the “cat man” by the police, and four murder cases. Williams’ case i« scheduled for Tuesday. He is charged with bur glary. The case of Leon Gause, feeing a murder charge, is the first on the docket but may not be called until later, -Solicitor Moore indicated. Britain Sends Jew^%S'te A. 40^ternment Ci —iges Policy On Pal estine Infiltration JERUSALEM, Palestine. July !G —(U.R)—Some 4,500 Jewish refu gees seized aboard the President Warfield off Palestine last Friday are being returned to France in i major change of British policy, [' was reported today. Previously the British deported ali illegal immigrants to Cyprus tc await legal entry into Pales tine under the regular quota of 1,500 a month. Cyprus internment ramps contained 10,000 illegal im migrants at the last published re port. While not confirmed, reports reaching Jerusalem said the War field immigrants would be return ed to their port of embarkation. This was identified by British re ports as Sete. on the French Medi terranean coast. The Warfield was said to have left Sete on July 10. Seized Friday, the refugees were taken out of Haifa harbor early Saturday on three British trans ports. Ships Unrcparted Reports irom Jtamagusia on Cyprus said the three deportation ships had been expected to arrive from Haifa at 5 am. Sunday but had not appeared up to 2 p.m., nine hours later. British authori ties at Famagusta were unable to explain the delay. (A Colonial office spokesman in London would neither confirm nor deny that the immigrants were be ing returned to France. Answering newsmen who commented that the Famagusta report indicated they were being sent elsewhere, the spokesman said “that’s a very good deduction.”) Continuous attacks against the British for deportation of the refu gees, and for the battle at sea in which three aboard the War field were killed, swept through the Holy Land for the second day. One British constable was shot and killed, another wounded and three soldiers injured by a mine yesterday. Another British soldier was kill ed and a second wounded today when a land mine blew up their ttuck near Raanana. 10 miles South of Natanya. The township of Natanya meanwhile remained under martial law, completely cut off from the rest of the world for the sixth day, but there still was no clue to the whereabouts of two British soldiers kidnapped there last week. British authorities today clamp eo down a dusk-to-o'awn curfew on the Mount Carmel Jewish section of Haifa, where the two constables were shot yesterday. No one was See BRITAIN on Page Two FORTY FT EIGHT COMPLETES SLATE Mink Atkins, Wilson, Nam ed Grand Commis Voy ager Of Society GREENSBORO, July 20 — W— Additional appointments left un finished at the recent American Legion and 40 and 8 convention at Carolina Beach were announced here today following an adjourned session of grand cbeminots of the grand voiture of the 40 and 8 at Legion hall. Mink Atkins of Wilson was named grand commis voyageur; Fhil A. Warner of High Point, grande lampiste; L J. Phipps of Chapel Hill, grand advocate; Dr. Millard Pittman of Wilson, grand sumonier; George M. Harrison of Henderson and Frank Hines of Mt. Airy, grand drapeaux, and W. D. Gregson of Sanford, grand pub liciste. The session was presided over by Clarence E. Smith of Raleigh, grand chef de gare. Several com mittee appointments followed the namnig of the officers. 1948 m e a t Supplies TO BE SHORTER, WELL KNOWN ANALYST SAYS CHICAGO, July 20—OJ.R)— Meat supplies for next year probably will be greatly reduced because of a corn shortage resulting from adverse weather conditions, H. M. Conway, live stock market analyst, said today. Conway, writing his monthly livestock review in. the National Live Stock Producer, said impor tant adjustments must be made in production and feeding pro grams in view of the unfavorable outlook for this year’s corn crop. He said tht corn losses had re sulted “in an unfortunate situation not only from the standpoint of the livestock industry but also of the meat consumer." U. S. Has 27 W ashingtons^ 3 Lincolns, Many Creeks BY ARTHUR EDSON^ Associated Press Staff Writer WASHINGTON, Juiy 20 —M — What this country needs is a little more originality in naming places. There are, for example, 26 other Washingtons, 26 Manchesters and 23 Lincolns. Fortunately, there is only one Zylks, down in Louisiana. bu<. there are two Aids. (The recoid doesn't show whether the Ohio Aid or the Missouri Aid was the first aid). Furthermore, one Oregon coun ty has 31 Cedar Creeks, and there are innumerable Cottonwood Creeks and Mud Lakes. All this is enough to drive a body mad. Especially if that body is Meredith Burrill, director of the U. S. Board of Geographical names. Burrill’s job is to give the cor rect spelling for any geographical name used by the federal govern ment. And not only is the job complicated by duplicating names, but many spots have two names. “There's a fairly well known See U.S. mi Page Two _ _ _— — — --——— Dutch Launch Military Operation Against Indonesian Republicans; U. S. Fears Marshall Plan Split West Nations Are At Odds France, England Offer Threat To Full Accord On Aid Program WASHINGTON. July 20 —(.U.R) — American foreign policy makers, who a week ago were worried piimarily about the split between East and West, searched today for a formula on #ie “Marshall plan” which will prevent a split among the Western nations themselves. France has served notice that she can not go along with the “Marshall plan” if it involves re building Germany without satisfy ing French security demands — separation of the Rhineland from Germany and internationalization of the Ruhr. Since the West decided to pro ceed with the economic recovery program without Russia and East ern Europe, increasingly difficult obstacles have divided the West ern nations and plans for a speedy gc-ahead have been in a. taUspin for several days. The major difficulty is Germany —and the future of its industrial potential. The Western Europeans are nearly as widely split on that is sue as the West as a whole isv split with the East on general rehabilitation plans. It can be revealed authoritative ly today that there is far from unanimous agreement within the U. S. government over how fast Germany should be allowed to re build industrially. The trend for a year has been toward revival of a strong Germany with appropri ate safeguards against resurgent militarism. It also can be disclosed that va rious studies within the adminis tration are being made, some of which will caution Secretary of State George C. Marshall against taking the lid o'f in Germany — either for reparations payments or for giving priority to German reconstruction over other Euro pean countries in the “Marshall plan.” Marshall himself may review the situation tomorrow when he gives the House Foreign Affairs See WESTERN Oil Page Two LEAF CO-OP PLANS WIDER OPERATION Stabilization Corporation Will Enter Georgia Florida Market RALEIGH, July 20 —If— The Flue-Cured Tobacco Cooperative Stabilization corporation, which operated last year on tobacco markets of Virginia, North and South Carolina, has completed plans to extend its operations to Georgian and F'orida markets, L. T. Weeks, secretary-treasurer, an nounced today. Weeks said that the cooperative would pay an average of 4C cents a pound for tied tobacco turned over to it this season compared with 32.1 last season. The 40-cent figure is 90 per cent of parity as of June 15. The average for un tied tobacco will be 36 cents per pound. The tobacco cooperative buys tobacco from its stockholders when they are dissatisfied with bids they receive for their leaf on warehouse floors, and Weeks said that it had received satisfactory prices for several millions pounds cf tobacco it purchased last sea son. Weeks said that the cooperative, which has headquarters here, will open a branch office at.Valdosta, Ga., to handle its Georgia-Florida business. RELATIVES AT WORCESTER, MASS.—Have charged that Mrs. Vandermaras Carneekis, Ameri can-born former resident Of that city; her husband, a former premier of Lithuania, and their chii dres are being held “prisoners” by the Soviet Union in Siberia. The Worcester Telegram identi fied this group as the “Imprisoned” family. Twi n sons Peter and Paul stand behind their mother. Daughter Lucia, Buwa and Arda (left to night) ar e in foreground. A sister said Mis. Carneekis re tained her American citizenship, and had register ed her five children as American citizens in Wash ington in 1938.—(AP Wirephoto). _ _ Senator Brewster Subpoenas Papers Of Late President Loss Of Paint Cans Worries Recluse More Than $20,000 DAVENPORT, la., July 20—(U,R)—William H. Davis, 68, said today he wasn’t surprised when police found more than $20,000 in bonds and cash in his junk-littered home. “I knew it was there all the time,” he said. “I just didn’t know how much there was.” Police who were searching the house, jammed to the ceilings with junk, said they didn’t know either. They expected to find more money. Davis, described by police as an eccentric and frequently accepted handouts of food from hospitals here, was more troubled about three cans of paint he had “misplaced” than he was about money. “I left that paint somewhere around the house,” he told police. “I hope you can find it, please. I want to paint the " house. Don’t yon think H needs it?” MAY FLIES INTERRUPT RAILROAD TRAFFIC ON PENNSYLVANIA LINE PORT DEPOSIT, Md„ July JO —(JP)—Traffic over the Penn sylvania railroad’s Port Depos it-Harrisburg, Pa., line was halted tonight by swarms of May flies. Officials said three freight trains—two westbound and one going east—came to a full stop when they hit the swarms. Investigation showed the flies had gotten into the motors of the electric locomotives, short circuiting them. Steam locomotives were dis patched to haul bark the trains. NCEA PRESIDENT BACKS JOHNSON R. L. Fritz, Jr., Announces Support Of Treasurer For Governor HUDSON, N. C. July 20 —(U.R)— R. L. Fritz, Jr., president of the North Carolina Education associa tion, tonight threw his support as head of the state’s teachers be hind State Treasurer Charles M. Johnson ior governor. Fritz said, “I am actively sup porting (Johnson) for governor. I have carefully examined his rec ord, particularly in the education al field, and I believe that he is a true friend of the cause of pro See NCEA on Page Two Along The Cape Fear OLD LANDMARKS — While the current of time has swept many of the old familiar landmarks out to the sea of oblivion there are still many along the Cape Fear that are viewed with memories by the elderly folk. One of these is the landing for the ferry that used to connect Market Street and the highway across the river in Brunswick County. Another is an old iron pole, part of the structure of the postoffice when that government building was at the corner of Second and Chestnut streets. * * * FERRY LANDING — The old ferry landing, complete with slip and draw over which the vehicles drove to get from shore to the vessel, is on the western side of the river. The slip at the foot of Markgt is almost obliterated and few of the workings of the ferry are visible. While on the other side of the river almost the only thing lack ing is the ferry boat, and a few boards on the draw. Some rust has discolored the cables and counterweights of the draw, which was let down on het boat when it landed to bridge the slight gap between the road and the ferry. But the hustle and bustle is gone. * * + IKON POLK — The old iron pole mentioned afore, was probably a favorite device for match-strikers and leaners when the postoffice was at Second and Chestnut, across the street from where the Cape Fear hotel now stands. When the postoffice was torn down and moved to its present location some 50 or 60 years ago, the old pole vanished. But it is still standing today, doing its duty, holding up the sec ond floor of a bulding. Carl Rehder, who remembers when he used to get one cent from his daddy for running an errand to the postoffice, is sure that same pole is now part of the New York Cafe structure. Second and Prin cess, across the street from Fu trelie’s drug store. Rehder, who said he could buy a pickle at one store and a hand ful of candy from another with his one cent, remembers when the i See CAPE FEAK On Page TwJ VIOLENCE CLAIMS 11 LIVES IN N. C. Traffic Accidents Account For Only Two Of Weekend Toll By The Assoc aited Press Although traffic accidents cl imed only two lives, the violent death toll in North Carolina during the weekend was at least 11. Coy Miller, 50, of Hays, was kill ed Friday near North Wilkesboro when the truck he was driving was in collision with a train. Mrs. Elizabeth Eaker of Kings Moun tain died in a Shelby hospital Sat urday of injuries suffered in a traffic accident earlier in the week. G. P. Perry, Jr., 18, was drown ed in a pond Northeast of Bunn Sunday and Irene Mellon, 15, was drowned Friday while wading in Knobb Creek near Shelby. Clarence C. Gaddis, 30, and his wife, Margaret F. Gaddis, 30, of High Point, died of pistol tvounds Friday in what Coroner W. W. Harvey ruled was murder and self-destruction. See VIOLENT On Page Two ENGLAND’S RELIGIOUS PLIGHT PICTURED AS ONE OF HOPELESSNESS RICHMOND, Va„ July 20 —OP)— A Virginia Methodist minister, serving as an exchange pastor in London, has sent back word to the Vrgir.ia Mehodist Advocate here that England’s religious plight “is so deadly and the in terest in religion so apathetic” that at least one group of minis ters there considers the outlook “hopeless.” After attending a Ministerial union meeting in the London borough of Hammersmith, the Rev. Carl J. Sanders wrote the church publication’s editor: “I have never met a group of ministers anywhere so utterly pessimistic in their outlook, hope less in their faith and defeated in their work.” War Investigating Com mittee Seeks Light On Hughes Plane Deals WASHINGTON, July 20 -(£>) Chairman Brewster (R-Me) said today the Senate War Investigat ing committee subpoenaed papers of he late President Roosevelt for an inquiry into “certain war con tracts of the Hughes Tool com pany and the Kaiser-Hughes corp.” Brewster several weeks ago promised a “complete publis air ing” of details conserning a huge experimental plywood flying boat which Howard Hughes, manufact urer and Hollywood movie pro ducer, constructed under wartime contract. A brewster statement said the subpoena was served yesterday on representatives of the Roosevelt estate. Brewer did not state why the subpoena method was employ ed. An accompanying letter indi cated that final disposition of the papers is under consideration ol the courts, but that they still are in possession of the executors pending a decree. To Start Hearing The War Investigating group is expected to begin the hearings shortly after Congress adjourns. See SENATOR* on Page Two DERBYOFFICIAL SEES ERIE RACE Adam Smith Picks Up Ideas For Use At Downs Here July 30 At least one official of the Wil mington All-American Soap Box derby has experienced an official race this year. Adam W. Smith, physical director of the local YMCA and chief starter of the Wilmington Star - News - Raney Chevrolet company All-American Soap Box derby, has written Jack C. Lunan of the Star-News about the races held in Erie, Pa. on July 17. Smith, who is on vacation, was a visitor in Erie the day the races were held and he said in his let ter that he was able to gather some first hand information. Over 50 cars were entered in the Erie race, Smith wrote and he de scribed the event as drawing over 5,000 persons who lined the street in spite of a slight drizzling of rain. The YMCA physical director said he took special notice of the start ing of the cars down the ramp and the manner in which the cars were hoisted to the starting ramp. “I thing I have picked up a couple of good ideas,” he wrote. Smith is expected to arrive home See DERBY On Page Two Hopping Cat WithRabbit Paws Refuses Meat Diet HOUMA, La., July 20 —(U.R)— A cat is carnivorous and a rabbit is pure vegetarian, and never the twain shall meet-well, almost never. Mrs. Clifford Hebert of Houma owns a white animal spotted with gray. It has a cat’s whisKers and a cat’s face with short ears and cat-teeth. But its paws belong to a rabbit short in front. long in back. It meows, But it also hops. And no cat has black, bunny cottontail. Th# peculiar animal also has peculiar eating tastes. It insists on canned milk and spurns meat, which most cals like. It turns up it? nose at carrots and lettuce traditional rabbit food. Mrs. Hebert isn’t sure one way or the other, and has comprom ised by naming the animal “bun ny-cat.” But Veterinarian L. J. Barrios says “Bunny-cat's mother is an ordinary alley-cat. It’s the father we’re wondering about. “You never find a cross between a vegetable-eating and flesh-eating animal. “Almost never, that is." Troops Seize Many Offices Sound Of Gunfire At Dawn Signals First Clash Between Forces 4, BATAVIA, Java, Monday, July 21—CD— Dutch military operations against the Republic ot Indonesia were launched with startling ab ruptness at midnight last night, but not until daylight neared was any sound of gunfire heard in Batavia, Acting Governor - General Hu bertus Van Mook, announcing th« failure of months of negotiation, said Dutch troops had begun •‘police action" od undisclosed fronts. Gunfire in the direction of the Bekassi river perimeter indicated there as a clash about eight miles East of the city and there were two flurries of shooting near the British Cricket club on the South edge of Batavia. A Dutch officer reported the first casualty, an In ; donesian who tried to escape from a Dutch patrol in the Pengangsaan district. Indonesian republic establish ments in Batavia were seized with out bloodshed and without a shot being fired. They were under heavy guard and sentries were posted at numerous spots through out the city, hut there was no disorder. ‘•Everything has gone remark ably smoothly,’’ another Dutch of ficer said. At Key Points An Indonesian leader said last night before the Dutch operations began that th^ republic had no in tention of contesting complete Dutch military control of 3ata_ via. Van Mook announced that special Dutch units had struck unexpect ly at key points where sabotage See TROOPS on Page Two ! EIGHT HIGHWAYS UNDERGO REPAIRS Detours Around Work List ed By Department At Raleigh Detours on eight highway* in Southeastern North Carolina are listed in the semi-monthly high way conditions bulletin released by the N. C. State highway and Public Works Commission. All detours listed are plainly marked by detour signs and are in good condition. The bulletin does not include work being done ori county roads. Motorists are urged to proceed w'ith caution while driving where the roads are under repair. Roads under repair are listed as follows: West of Wilmington, U.S. 17-0 4 mile bridge and approaches at Al ligator Creek an! Brunswick riv er. Traffic is maintained over lo cal temporary bridges. Beaulaville, Junction of U. S. 258. 6.2 miles of grading and pav ing. Through traffic detour* over N. C. 24 and U. S. 287 on 18 miles of paved road. Duplin county line. 8.8 mile* of grading and paving, traffic main tained on N. C. 41 through local project. N. C. 53 Burgaw-Jacksonville. N. C. M. Culverts under construction for 8 miles. Traffic is maintained over temporary crossings. White Oak, N. C. 53. 6.9 mile* oi grading and paving. Detoura over N. C. 242 and county road*, 12 miles of dirt road. Kelly-Atkinson, N. C. 53. 4.4 miles of paving and grading. De tour over 14 miles of county dirt road. Lumberton-Bladenboro, N. C. 211. Reconstruction of two bridge* and approaches at Big Swamp. Local traffic detour over N. C. 41. N. C. 87 and N. C. 410 via Dublin, 27 miles paved. Through traffic detour over U. S. 74 via Whiteville. Bladenboro-Elizabethtown, N. C. 242. 11.3 miles grading and pav See EIGHT HIGHWAYS on Page * And So To Bed The young lady admitted she was embarrassed the other evening. Accompanied by an escort in uniform, she waited patient ly while he stepped up to the ticket window of a Market street movie to purchase pasteboards for a show she had waited long to see. MTien he returned a Tew minutes later to rejoin her, the young lady noticed that he was depositing change In his wallet. “Did you get the tickets?” she asked. “Good Lord, I forgot to pick them up. You see, the only place I buy anything on this street, they paste the ticket •n the outside.”