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of the Wilmington and vicinity: Partly cloudy ASSOCIATED PRESS and Slightly warmer today and Sunday. ^ UNITED PRESS With Complete Coverage of State and National News ESTABLISHED 1867 Warplanes loBomb Fanatics Of Punjab Joint Indian-Pakistan Defense Council De cides On Use Of Air Fighters In War On Blood-Crazed Natives r _<EW DELHI, INDIA, Aug. U* __ (U.R) — The joint Indian Pakistan Defense council today abided to use warplanes ijainst t h e blood-crazed tics slaughtering men, [omen and children by thou iands in the Punjab. j, dered Indian and Pakis tan troops and police to shoot sight any person caught * the act of committing a trime And the council rec ommended that both domin ions set up cencentration lamps for arrested members of irrned rands. These measures apply equal ly to Hindus, Moslems and Sikhs, since all a ’ equally guilty in the killing, plundering and torturing. Hindus murder Moslems in the Eastern Pun jab. The Sikhs murder Mos lems when they catch them in Hindu or Sikh territory. The governor generals, pre miers and commanders-in chief of India and Pakistan met in Lahore today. Their first decision was to dissolve the Punjab boundary force un der a British major general’s command effective Sunday night, and hand over the job o£ keeping order in the area to the dominion governments. Leland Man Puts Bullets Into Wife, Ends Own Life tsaldaris names NEW GOVERNMENT Greek Leader Leaves Out Zervas In Deference To U. S. Demands ATHENS, Greece, Aug. 29—C^P)— populist party leader Constantin Tsaldaris formed a new Greek government of 10 Populist mini ,ter.c tonight, with himself as pre mier and foreign minister, after other Greek political leaders fail ed in a week’s efforts to form a broad coalition government of all eight parties. Tsaldaris gave in to reported American pressure, however, and did not include in his government the outgoing minister of public or der Gen. Napoleon Zervas, who has' been severely criticized for permitting armed Rightist bands to terrorize the Greek population. Instead Tsaldaris recreated a post-Governor-General of North ern Greece—which appeared for the first time in a cabinet he for med on Nov. 4, 1946. He also named the same minister to that post, Constantin Rodopoulis, who was forced out of the government when it fell last January and Tsal daris was replaced as premier. J Tsaldaris in his new cabinet to nite did not name a minister of ! public order. The new government, which re presents a smashing political vic tory for Tsaldaris against the op position of King Paul and the sev en other parties of Greece, was sworn in at the palace at a late hour. Tsaldaris’ victory came amid a dramatic political tug-of-war high lighted by an unimpeachable re port that U.S. Ambassador Lincoln McVeagh had virtually ordered Zervas to stay out of the new government. McVeagh reportedly told Zervas that American public opinion had been greatly shocked by the mass arrests indiscriminate gendarm erie attacks and general “dicta torial and Fascist’- methods he authorized to combat guerrilla activity while Rightists armed bands flourished. Earlier reports said that Tsal daris exercised his power as head of the major political party to gain King Paul's reluctant approval ot » new government of all-Popu liat ministers. The King had de •ired a broad eight-party coali tion government to replace the •even-party coalition, dominated by the Populists, which toppled ■att Saturday when three min cers resigned in opposition to fcaldaris. RUSSIAN PRAESIDIUM RATIFIES TREATIES WITH FIVE NATIONS London, Aug. 29—(£>>—The Roseow Radio announced tonight *' Russia had ratified the peace 'T'aties with Italy, Hungary, Ro *snia, Bulgaria and Finland— Mnpleting action by the four ma ?*>*«* on the treaties drafted 10 Paris last year. Pinal formal ending of hostili ,» againstthe wartime allies of «!l. Germany will come when ■instruments of reification are Tnsited in Paris and Moscow. “e Moscow radio said the trea "1 ware ratified by the Praesi USsp ttle SuPrerrle Soviet of the •5.R. The broadcast was heard * London by the Soviet Monitor. The Weather Worth r FORECAST: Httiv :olina and South Carolina — *>«ti -LUdy Saturday and Sunday, not ffifttiv in temperatures except WrJ!!a™er coastal area. «4ito 7?.«gIcaI data for the 24 hours "•O p. m. yesterday. II*. . temperatures W; T:sn T" ,4; 7:30 a- m. 74: 1:30 p. m. r'Jta m 77* Maximum 85; Mini Mean 79; Normal 76. 1* , HUMIDITY % I* “• 89: 7:30 a. m. 89; 1:30 p. m. ,w P' m. 84 total PRECIPITATION * lathe? M hours en<J1ng 7:30 p. m. *,**Schw'r* tb~ T’r,t of the month .Wrom F0R TODAY 1 cMst ?J‘d~ Tables Pnbliihed by U. and Geodetic Survey). HIGH • LOW Hon-8;50 a m 3;44 a m inborn • 9:16 Pm. 3:50 Pm. ”0 Inlet _ 6:37 a.m. 12:46 a.m. i,UBfts» > l, . 7:07 Pm. 12:45 p.m. Moonaet OSS? 6:": Moonrl*e Funeral Rite* Set For Vic tims Of Woodburn Murder, Suicide FAYETTEVILLE, Aug. 29 — Funeral services for Mr. and Mrs. Walter G. Piner, both 40, of Leland, will be held here Sun day afternoon at 2:30 and 5 p.m. respectively. The couple were killed in a murder and suicide at Woodburn in the early hours of Saturday morning, according to Brunswick County Coroner John G. Caison. The shooting took place at the home of Spurvey Sneeden, a quar ter of a mile south of the junction of highway 17 and 74 in Bruns wick county. Sneeden said thai he was awak ened by the sound of pistol shots shortly after midnight. He said he went to the upstairs rooms oc cupied by Mrs. Piner since she and her husband hau separated. According to Sneeden, he found Mrs. Piner slumped in a sitting position between the door to the room and a dresser. Two .38 pistol slugs had entered her right brest, he said. Sneeden said that Piner was sprawled on the floor near his wife’s feet, a bullet role in his left temple and a .38 pistol lying between his legs. According to Coroner Caison, Piner apparently shot his wife from a standing position since the two bullets ranged downward from her breast into her body. Caison said that the shooting occurred during Piner’s second visit to his wife’s room last night. The first visit was at 9 p.m., he said. The second visit was at 11 o’clock as Mrs. Piner was about to leave the Sneeden home with some friends. According to the coroner, Piner finally persuaded his wife to ac company him to her room, where the fatal shooting took place. Both Mr. and Mrs. Piner had been married before, Caison said, and both had grown children by the previous marriages. Mrs. Piner was employed by The Williams Cafe, ana accord ing to Liston Williams, proprietor of the cafe, the Piners had been having family trouble. “There was just too much fam See LELAND On Page Ten TRUMAN TO MAKE MAJOR SPEECHES President Will Address Brazilian Congress On Friday Afternoon WASHINGTON, Au«. 29 —t/P)— President Truman will address a Joint session of the Brazilian Con gress next Friday at 2 p.m. East ern Standard Time (4 p.m. Brazi lian time), the White House an nounced today. This will be the second major address Mr. Truman will deliver during his week’s stay in Brazil. The White House said the speech before the Brazilian Congress will be brief. His principal speech will be a 20-minute affair address at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (10:30 a.m. Brazil Time) next Tuesday at the closing session of the Inter-American Defense Con ference. This speech will be broadcast. Mr. Truman also will give a brief informal talk aboard the Battleship Missouri on Tuesday at a buffet luncheon for delegates to the conference and ranking Brazilian officials. Eisenhower, In Speech To Legionnaires, E^^rses Universal Military Training; S., Britain Up German Industry Goal 1936 Production Mean Set In Zone Western Powers To Go Ahead With Self-Support ing Plan For Reich BERLIN, Aug. 29 —(U.R)—The United States and Britain today gave German industry in their zones permission to produce about as much as it did in 1936 and announced they were going ahead with their plan to make the Western Reich self-support ing, no matter what objections Russia and France rajse. More Russian objections were almost certain. The Rusian ob jected last week when raising the level of production was discussed by American, British and French representatives in London. Under the plan announced today, key industries in the two Western zones are practically eliminated as reparations. ine soviet will not like that. And France is traditionally oppos ed to anything that might enable Germany to engage, in more ag gressive war. But it was certain that any plan for turning Ger many into an agriculturel state, with a minimum of light industry, had now be$n finally discarded. One item in the new permis sible level of industry showed that steel production was, fixed at 10,700,000 tons a year, about twice what it was under a previous agreement of March, 1946. Metal, machinery and chemical factories will produce to within 10 or 15 per cent of what they did in 1936, a year that was selected as a mean because it was not "char acterized by either boom or de pressed conditions.” Gen. Lucius D. Clay and Air Chief Marshal Sir Sholto Douglas, the American and British military governors, said in a press con ference that the plan required a 70 per cent rise in Ruhr coal pro duction. It will take at least three years to achieve. They emphasized that achieve ment was dependent upon Ruhr coal production and that until the mines turned out 380,000 to 400, 000 tons a day, German industry couid not produce all it was al lowed. Clay said he hoped the Ruhr mines would be producing that much coal "within a three year period.” The essentials of the new plan follow: Steel — 10,00,000 (M) tons a year. Crude copper—128,0C I tons. Refined copper—215,000 tons. U. S. BREAKS OFF PARLEY ON KOREA State Department Informs Russia That Further Talks Unecessary WASHINGTON, Aug. 29. —OJ.R) —The United States today broke off its futile, two-year negotiations with Russia over creation of a provisional government for Korea and proposed that a Big Four con ference be held here next month to plan early and complete Korean independence. The American action was inter preted as a move to get the trou blessome Korean queston before the United Nations General assem bly where Russia could not exer cise its veto power. If the Big Four and the UN Gen eral Assembly were incapable of settling the problem, the United States presumably would go ahead on its own with a program of eco nomic reconstruction in the-U. S. occuoiedg Southern half of Korea. Informed sources have indicated that Congress would be asked to put up as much as $100,000,000 a year for that program. In a sharply worded note hand ed to Soviet Foreign Minister V. M. Molotov in Moscow yesterday, the State department made it clear it sees no further use in dragging out the bilateral negotia tions between American and Rus sian commissions in Korea. The note proposed that repre sentatives of the United States, Russia, Britain and China meet here Sept. 8 to take up a concrete seven-point American plan that would speed withdrawal Korea and and Soviet troops from Korea and enable the Koreans to choose their own government. Many Disappear Nightly In Hungary, Sulyok Says VIENNA, Aug. 29 — MV-Dezsoe Sulyok, former leader of the now dissolved Hungarian Freedom party, told the American-li censed Wiener Kurier in an in terview today that he had fled from Hungary "in fear of my life” and that an official Hungar ian report he was on vacation was "a flat lie.” Sulyok, accompanied by his wife, said he had not been issued a visa to come to Austria as re ported by the Hungarian minis try of the interior. “We had no passports or any other valid documents when we left and we are not on vacation,” he said. "I do not intend to re turn to Hungary before the na tions of the world have realized the threat of' Bolshevism and have risen to break its yoke. “I did not feel safe in Hungary anymore,” Sulyok declared. “Dozens of persons disappear every night—but one cannot say ‘disappear’ because these persons are killed.” INSPECTION OF THE CAPE FEAR River below Wilmington late yesterday afternoon highlighted a visit to Wilmington of a group of North Carolina bankers who were guests of Albert Myers, member of the State Ports Authority. The above group, left to right, were snapped by the cameraman at Bluthenthal airport: Albert Myers, Jr., Fred Willetts, Mayor E. L. White, John Land, Albert Myers, R. B. Page, Allen H. Simms, Representative O. L. Bulwlnkle and W.F. LaPorte. (Staff Photo by K. B. Hampton) UN Committee Report May Recommend End Of British Mandate In Holy Land Irate British Press Demands Cabinet Shakeup As Coal Strike Spreads Manchester Guardian Calls For Ousting Of Shin well, Dalton LONDON, Aug. 29 —(U.PJ— Coal miners in two more Yorkshire pits walked out last night and to day in defiance Of union ana gov ernment orders. They brought to 16,701 the miners idle in a wild cat sympathy strike threatening Britain’s national recovery. More than 100,000 tons of coal vitally needed by industry have been lost in the strike, a Coal Board official said, and additional losses are piling up at the rate of 30,000 tons a day. Will Lawther, head of the miners union, condemned the strike as “more than criminal, it herders on insanity’’ and urged the Nation al Coal Board to prosecute the strikers. Miners at the Grime thorpe colliery, who started the strike, retaliated by hanging Law ther in effigy at the entrance to the strikebound pit. "It is tragic the National Coal Board are so lackadaisical and do not apply extreme measures to these people when they have had See PRESS On Page Ten SEAGULL, DROPPING CLAM, BREAKS RAIL ALONG BOARDWALK OCEAN CITY. N. J.. Aug. 29—(At — A seagull on a "dive bomb” mis sion to break open a clam knock ed out a section of rusty railing along this resort’s broadwalk. Jack G. Jernee, lifeguard cap tain, reported to the Rotary Club that gulls generally fly high into the air with clams in their beaks and then drop them to break the shell*. “Well, one gull dropped its clam smack on this railing,” Jernee said. ‘The clam knocked out a whole section.”__ Radio Appeal Locates Woman Exposed To Rabies; Bit By Cat CINCINNATI, Aug. 29.—(TP)—Mrs. Louis E. DuBuque, Cin cinnati housewife who left on a vacation last Saturday unaware she had been exposed to rabies through a cat bite. Reported at General hospital yesterday for the first Pasteur treatment—after learning of her plight via an automobile radio. In a radio broadcast late Tuesday, Cincinnati police Asked of ficers in Ohio, West Virginia and Virginia to help locate Mr. and Mrs. DuBuque, reported on a vacation motor trip, to advise her that a cat which bit her on the heel two weeks ago had died of rabies. Mrs. DuBuque has shown no indication that she suffered an infected bite, the husband said, adding that he and his wife felt confident the treatment was started in time. PRICE AVERAGES UP ON LEAF MART Border Belt Has $1 To $4 Increase; Eastern Sales Prove Steady Price average on the flue-cur ed Border Belt of South Carolina and North Carolina yesterday showed increases from $1 to $4, while the Eastern North Carolina belt found prices remaining in moet instances steady with a few losses for a limited number of grades. Good lemon cutters established a new high of $61 on the Border Belt, and the majority of leaf and lugs gained from $2 to $4, The Federal-State Departments of Agriculture reported. There was more fair quality and nondescript on the Border, but lese good and fine. The bulk of sales was composed chiefly of low to good leaf, smoking leaf and lugs and low and fair cutters, with volume of sales heavy. The Eastern Belt probably had it* heaviest sales of the season, The Marketing Service said. The See TOBACCO On Page Ten Along The Cape Fear BALD HEAD — Bald Head, a point near the mouth of the Cape Fear river is a spot that has play ed a large role in the story of the stream since the earliest days of recorded history. One of the first mentions of this spot comes from several histori ans who tell that it was famous in its early days as a rooet for wild pigeons. About the first men tion of the pigeons is made soon after the beginning of 1800. Gen eral Swift, then a commander of what was Fort Johnston near that point, makes mention of the pigeons in hie memoirs. At one* place he writes, “that some of those flocks were miles in extent and that the sound of their wings was like that of a roaring wind.” In those days, it is added, many eportsmen came to the spot to kill the birds. But of still greater interest are tales told regarding exploits of fights, pirates and Indians in con nection with the history of Bald Head. • * * SPANISH SHIP WRECK — One of those talee concerns itself with the wreck of an early-day Spanish vessel. According to the best historians, the event was about November 1803. There was a large Spanish ship christened the “Balboa.” It wae thrown upon the shore* by huge waves at the height of' a storm. The vessel carried a crew of approximately 20 men who are described in one history book as “of villianous aspect.” When they came ashore and without any of ficers, men stationed at Fort Johnston nearby became suspi cious. Lieutenant Fergus, apparently in command of the fort at the moment, had the crew arrested and placed in the block house at the fort on suspicion of murder ing their captain and mate at sea. The men told what historians say was an unlikely story. It was that the captain and mate had died at sea and that the crew being ignorant of navigation had allowed their vessel to drive be fore the wind until it was driven ashore. * » • SPANISH SILVER — The crew members had sashes about their waists and the sashes filled with Spanish silver pieces. The crew related that there was much more silver aboard the wreck. It is re lated that for nearly 20 years thereafter, silver pieces at inter vals were washed ashore and pi lots living at Bald Head were kept busy picking them up. The crew was eventually sent to Charleston for trial but in the absence of testimony againet them, the men were freed. NYLON HOSE SUPPLY TO BE SCARCE AGAIN COME CHRISTMAS DAY NEW YORK, Aug.29. — UP) — Nylon hoiery for Christmas gifts may pose a prablem again this year, hosiery sources said today, because previously an ticipated increases in supplies probably will not materialize. “We do not expect any material increases in monthly production and shipments of nylon hosiery for the balance of this year beyond the pattern which has existed to date this year,” the National Associa tion of Hosiery Manufacturers said. PATIENT BANDITS NET LARGE HAUL Sweet Home, Oregon Bank Looted While Ten Custo mers Look On SWEET HOME. Ore., Aug 29— VP)—'Two bandits wearing sun glasses walked into the Sweet Home bank today, forced 19 per sons to the floor, and strode out with nearly $56,000, in cash de spite employes’ 20-minute attempt to stall them. The bandits — an old, short, stubby man, and a taller, young er one—fled the scene in a car after two shots fired by a neigh boring auto park clerk missed. The two entered during crowd ed morning banking hours, while nine employes were on duty and 10 customers tood about the bank. They ordered Allan Eames, cashier, to open the bank vault. Document Will Stress That Present Palestine Situ ation Must End GENEVA, -Switzerland, Aug. 29. —<P)—The United Nations special committee on Palestine was un derstood tonight to be readying a report to the U.N. General Aesem bly calling for termination of the British mandate in the Holy Land at the earliest possible moment. While implying no criticism of the mandatory power, the com mittee report will leave no doubt that the present situation in Pales tine can not be permitted to con tinue, it was said. The committee also will stress the need for a transition period for. Palestine beginning immedi ately under the administration of an authority responsible to the United Nations. However, committee members failed to designate the administra tive power or to lay down the conditions under which the respon sibilities of the United Nations should be exercised, informed sources said. The committee members were pictured as feeling that such de cisions must be taken by the Gen eral Assembly itself when the As sembly meets in New York Sept. 16. The committee’s agreed draft re See UN COMMITTEE On Page Ten GRAND JURY HITS USED CAR RACKET Fulton County, Georgia Panel Accuses Atlanta Of Abetting Crime ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 29. —UP)— The Fulton County (Atlanta) grand jury assailed tod'iy what it term ed a “national racket” on re-sale of new automobiles at excessive prices, and accused county and city employes of using their po sitions to buy and sell cars at ex orbitant profits. In official presentments, the grand jury said its investigation disclosed that a majority of over priced new and nearly-new ve hicles came from individuals who place multiple orders with dealers and then sell the cars for much higher prices when they get de livery. It declared also that numerous employes of Fulton county, the City of Atlanta and other munici palities in Fulton county “have made an extensive practice of buying new cars and immediate ly selling them at a big profit.” The jury accused the City of At lanta with "aiding and abetting” the racket by allowing public auc tions of such cars at public-owned Lakewood Park. Baby Sitter Gets Hubby, Baby Too, Wife States ATLANTA. Aug. 29—(ff)— A 25 y^ar-old mo.hei complained to the Fulton County grand jury today that her lt-year-old aunt and chief Da by sitter ban not only run off with her husband but the baby as veil. And, said Mrs. Ob'e Porter, she wanted her son, Billy, aged 18 months, back. Her husband, Mere dith Porter, 43, she said she didn’t want. She asked that hfe be in dicted for abandonment of their older child, Tommy, 3, and the grand^jury complied. Mrs. Porter told the jury that her mother’s half sister came to live with her, keep house and mind the baby. Not long ago, Mrs. Porter continued, the baby jitter called and said she and Mrs. Por ter’s husband were living with the baby. “When I got home,” said Mrs. Porter, "they had all gone.” She charged her hurband had taken the baby to MeafiviUe, Miss., his home, and refused to release him. Mis. Porter, a former beaury operator, said she is now living with her parents in Cleveland, Ohio. She said she is' not work ing. “I can’t keep my mind on mak ing other women beautiful,” She explained. # Roaring Welcome Accorded General “Ike” Reminds Veterans Co-Operative Spirit Has Lost Ground NEW YORK, Aug. 20 — OJ.R)— En dorsing the swelling American Legion demand for universal mili tary training, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower told its 29th conven tion today that America had to "face the haid fact” of the co operative spirit among nations having lost ground since the war ended. America’s army chief during World War II spoke in terms of “aggression” and of America re ceiving the “first hlow” in any future war He was one of the three chiefs of the armed services during the war who addressed the second day convention session. The others were Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz and Air Force Gen. Carl A. Spaatz. Both Nimitz and Spaatz called for a strongly armed America as imperative to combat surprise attacks. Asserting that no nation is in a position deliberately to start a war with any hope of gain, Eisen hower warned that the United States, as the champion of free dom, would be hit first by an aggressor nation. “We must so gird ourselves,” he said, “that a predatory aggres sor will be aware of the risks he rune and will realize,' should he provoke war, it will likely be fought over his territory. This means that we must be ready not only to endure and survive the first hard blow of an enemy, but to recovery immediately, to strike back, to hit harder than he does —to win.” Roaring Welcome The No. 1 Allied combat gen eral of the Second World War, who will retire as chief of staff somtime after Jan. 1 to become president of Columbia University, got a ring welcome form coat less Legionnaires crowded into the hot drill hall of New'York s bastille-like 7ist Armory. Few more than 4,000 of tile es timated 150,000 Legionnaires in town for the second day of the four-day convention had sat through earlier speechea, but shortly before the scheduled time for Eisenhower’s address the au dience quickly doubled. WILMINGTON SET FOR BIG HOLIDAY Business Will Be Standing Still Monday; Beaches Ready For Crowds Wilmington today begins its two-day Labor day holiday under cloud skies but with prospects of warm temperatures that should bring thousands to the beaches for tiie week-end — the last long one of the season. While holiday crowds frolic at nearby resorts, the city of Wil mington will virtually close Ms doors to business Monday. Private and government office*, stores and most other establish ments will close bringing business to a near standstill. Postoffice windows will be clos ed and, there will be no mail deliveries Monday. Offices at the customhouse, the courthouse and city hall will be shut. Most of fices and store* will not open their doors. About the only businesses re maining open will be theaters, a few restaurants and scattered neighborhood groceries. The weatherman promise* rea sonably pleasant weather al though skies will be overcast, there maybe a few showers but temperatures will remain high. Baseball, boating. swimming and fishing will be on the agenda for the pleasure seekers. Poliee last night were prepared to han dle heavy traffic on it* way to and from the beaches and at the same time warned motorists to drive carefully to avoid accidents. And So To Bed The family of a Carolina Beach man, who hails from Brunswick county, because rather alarmed In the wee Hours of the morning yester day when they awoke and found him miming from his bed. A search of the entire house 1 failed to show any signs of his whereabouts. His clothing was Just as he had left it, and nothing of value was missing. Mystified and thoroughly alarmed, they began to talk of notifying the police. At that moment he walked into the house from the porch, innocent of the anxiety he had ! caused when he decided to change beds in the middle of the night and retire to the porch. “What’s all the exciteiren' about?” he asked. Space limitations aad censor ship prevent giving fti NfiltU