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FATHER, SON Third Man Wounder; Of ficer Denies Man Ar rested With $25,000 JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 30 *xtR'—A burglar killer at dawn to iav blasted the life out of two father and son, wounded an 'thel and apparently escaped with Jbat police called “a lot of hard 10 Deputy Sheriff A1 Humphries jd the name of the killer was ojven him by the critically wound °d man, and that a search for Y was under way. He denied widespread rumors that a suspect '‘'7 $u,000 in cash had been ar ;'victims Were James Melvin, 74, ... c son Richard, of Miami, 'and “ w Lee, 69, who although bad wounded was able to reach a neighbor's home a quarter Of a rflilc 3 AT3y« 1 “We have reason to believe that ■ lot of hard money was kept in .. house,” Humphries said, “and ,ve found was a jelly-glass full , pennies and dimes. We are working on a straight robbery theory and we kn0w first man we want to talk to.” The shooting occurred at about 6 a m. today. Officers summoned bv the neighbor found James Mel v’jj, dressed in underwear, dead on the kitchen floor with a bulletu „ his heart and a pistol near his body. On an upper porch they found the body of Richard, killed by a .hot in the head. He wore only his pajama bottoms, and beside him also there was a pistol. Two other weapons were found in the nouse. One of the numerous blood stains which liberally sprinkled the Lee. home bore a complete handprint, perhaps that of the kill' er Lee is an uncle of Richard’s wife Mrs. Richard Melvin had left here only yesterday to return to her Miami home, and she flew back to Jacksonville immediately on being notified. A friend on Miami said her husband “dabbled in stocks and all sorts of busi ness.” Kermon, Johnsoh Will Address. Barbers’ Meeting Rep. R. M. Kermon, Harbor Is land. will address approximately 40(1 delegates to the North Caro | lina Association of Masters Bar bers tomorrow morning at the Royal Palm hotel, Carolina Beach, as the tonsorial two day convention gets underway, C. P. Murray, local chapter president, and program chairman reported last night. Eep. Kermon’s spebch of wel come will precede the featured address of the day. State treasuer and gubernatorial candidate Char les Johnson will address the dele gation after Kermon. Election of officers and business sessions will close the two day meeting Tuesday, after a banquet tomorrow night at which State enator R. D. Johnson, Duplin county will be toastmaster. M. E. Meadows, Asheville, is the'president of the association. Tobacco Heiress Reported To Wed In Paris Tdmorrow ' _ NEW YORK,- Aug. 30—(A3)—The New York Journal-American said today that Doris Duke, tobacco heiress, and Porfirio Rubirosa, Dominican diplomat, would be married Monday in Paris. Miss Duke and Rubirosa, charge d'affairs for his government in France, will be married at the Dominican legation in a ceremony to be attended only by close friends, the paper added. Miss. Duke is Paris fashion edi tor for Harpers Bazaar. She form erly was the wife of James 'H. Cromwell, foromer U. S. minister to Canada. Rubirosa was divorced May 21 from Danie.lle Darrieux, Fre ich film star. He previously was the husband of Flor Trujillo, daugh er of the Dominican dictator. Cotton Farmers * To Get More Aid From Specialists KALEItrH, Aug. 30 — (JPj—The Agriculture extension, services throughout the south are adding •Peclalists to give more attention v* 'otton growers and lint pro duction', Dean I. O. Schaub di rector of the N. C. State College . t5tt«nsion service, today told dele attending the fourth anrtual 5Pjr.ner-breeder conference at the couege. 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Present crawled on boards to reachjhe animal._________(International) CROOKS ARE DUMB HOO\ FBI SAYS ‘Rely On Force/ G Man Chief Tells Star-News Yesterday In spite' of the popular miscon ception 'of the underworld and the general public that criminals are clever, J. Edgar Hoover, director of the Federal Bureau of Investi gation, yesterday declared to the 3. EDGAR HOOVER Wilmington Star - News that “crooks are not clever—most of them rely on force to accomplish their misdeeds.” He said-criminals try to make up for their lack of mentality by assuming an air of “superficial cleverness.” Hoover, ■ once a choir boy in the Lutheran church, took over as di rector of the FBI in 1924. Credit ed with solving the Lindbergh kidnaping case, he has been hon ored dozens of times with medals and honorary degrees. In 1935 he organized the FBI National Police Academy, in which hand-picked representatives of law enforcement agencies were given the training required of his “G-men’’ and then sent to preach the lessons to their fellow officers. “I have known or a numoer oi criminals who considered them selves clever, and realtively speaking, some have been more clever than their fellow criminals and many of their victims. "But in general, few criminals are so clever that efficient law enforcement techniques, augment ed' by the cooperation of the gen eral public and unhampered by political influence, cannot eventu ally bring them to justice.” • In explaining, Hoover pointed out thgt, “cleverness, of course, implies quickness of mind, skill and dexterity.” He admitted that “a very few criminals possess these characteristics although they are in the .minority. ‘To my mind, wisdom is the main quality that is lacking in those who choose crime as a ca reer. - “Even those who are not parti cularly Well equipped mentally must know that the rewards are not worth the sacrifices. They must realize that they cannot win.”'_ Customers Beat A Path To Spinhirny's Restaurant To Eat His Better Frog Legs By ROSETTE HARGROVE I NEA Staff Correspondent PARIS—Roger Spinhirny leaped to international fame on frog legs. Spinhirny had worked hard to rise from kitchen boy to maitre d’hotel. Finally he saved enough money to open a Left Bank res taurant of his own. Tucked away on a side street that makes it, difficult even for Parisians to find, Spinhirny’s “La tables and a small marble-top self-service bar. The menu is writ ten in chalk on a blackboard. Cooking utensils are archaic and the stove is coal fired. But night after night, hundreds of Frenchmen and tourists line up for a chance to eat Spinhirny’e frog legs. Spinhirny became a frog legs specialist almost by accident. The night he opened his restaurant he found he had only enough left from his savings to buy frogs for his first menu. They were the cheapest item he could find in Paris markets that night. He sprinkled the frog legs with salt, tossed them into a frying pan where garlic cloves had simmered in butter. They tasted eo good the customers have been coming back for seconds ever since. In postwar Paris, he has man aged to keep his prices moderate. The house specialty costs only $1.50, a full meal with wine and coffee around $4. “You understand,” Roger ex plains, “if I wanted to, I could charge much more but then I would be under certain obligations Jo Davidson, American sculp tor, at La- Grenouille: Like AU customers there he east frog legs witji his fingers. to my customers. Like this, peo ple take the place as it is—and like it.” ‘‘La Grenouille” serves more than 150 dozen frogs a day. Spin hirny, always generous, keeps soup always hot on his kitchen range for free handouts to Paris vagabonds. They in turn keep him supplied with frogs by scrambling for them jn the marshes. He pays good prices for' them now. Eight Members Of Tanker Crew Missing After Fire EDENTON, Aug. 30—(#)—§. D. Allen, agent for the Standard Oil company here, reported that one of his companies tankers had caught fire in Edenton bay today and that one man of the crew of eight was missing. Allen said the ship apparently was struck by lightning during a storm about noon and that an ex plosion had resulted. All the crew except Capt. A. G. O’Neal and the engineer, whose name he did not know, jumped overboard and one of those who jumped is still missing, he said. The missing man was not identi fied. The ship was identified as Esso Tanker Number Six; out of Norfolk, Va. Allen quoted Captain O’Neal as saying the explosion had blown off the dome caps on two or three compartments and the fire had damaged connecting hoses. Pinehurst Editor Boosted As YDC State Chairman SOUTHERN PINES, Aug. 30— (JP)— The Moore county young Democrats will endorse H. Clifton Blue of Aberdeen for state chair man at the North Carolina YDC convention in Raleigh Sept. 19-20, according to an announcement today by Hubert McCaskill of ■ Pinehurst, county chairman. Blue is editor of the Sandhill Citizen and served as Moore coun ty’s representative of the 1947 General Assembly. He was chair man of the Moore County Young Democratic club for four war years and is chairman of the YDC eighth district. Championship RICHARD G. WESTBROOK, JR., son of Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Westbrook, Sr., 1S1 Ward street, Maffitt Village; former student at New Hpnovfer High school,. Wil mington, and graduate of Sta e i college, was a member ol the 1 camp championship softball team at the ROTC summer camp, Ft. Benning, Ga., June through Au gust. A-BOMB SUSPECT IS ARRAINGED Brooklyn Former Serge nant Consents To Removal NEW YORK Aug. 30.— UP) — Former army Sergeant Arnold Kivi 26, holder of the Good Conduct medal was arraigned before a U. S. commissioner today and con sented to removal to New Mexico whe^e he will face charges of stealing secret photographs of Los Alama atomic installations. Kivi, a tall thin sallow - faced Brooklyn resident, was arrested last night near his home by F. B. I. men. J. Edgar Hoover, F. B. I. director said that agents seized 37 photographs and 10 negatives when they searched the apartment he shared with his widowed mother. Arraigned before Commissioner Jacob Visel, Kivi unemotionally stater that “if they want to remove me, it’s all right with me.” Visel held him in $10,000 bail and the prisoner was removed to the fed eral house of detention, manacled to two deputy U. S. marshalls. Hoover, who first announced the arrest from Washington, said that Kivi had in his possession photo graph showing atomic research ap paratus used in the production of the bomb, as well as pictures of visitors to the project. 700 PHOTOGS PLAN TO ATTEND ASHEVILLE MEET ASHEVILLE. Aug, 30.—UVt—Ap proximately 700 are expected to attend the annual convention of the Southeastern Photographers’ association here at city auditorium Sept. 15-17, it was announced to day by B. A. Culberson, president of the association. There will be stiff competition for honors in the print salon, which will be on exhibit' at the auditorium and will be open to the public. Mills Steele of Green ville, S. C., is secretary and treas urer of the association. Fearless Dame Thwart Anxious Purse-Snatchers SALISBURY, Md„ Aug. SO—W —Mrs. Louise R. Barr, visiting here from Oakland, Calif., told to day how she repulsed a would-be purse snatcher. "I just held on tight, looked him in the eye, and said, "no,” she explained. ‘‘He walked off.” he was given a suspended 30-day She identified the man later and he was given a suspended jail sentence <>nd fined $50 on dia" orderly conduct charges. PUBLISHER SEEKS DIVORCE .LOS ANGELES, Aug. 30.—(JO— Publisher Arthur Little, Jr., filed suit for divorce yesterday from the former Letha Smith, New York socialite, charging cruelty. NEW MINISTER TO TAKE DUTIES Army Chaplain To Take Resort Pastorate Sept. 6 The Rev. Allen C. Edens, Prot estant chaplain, United States Army, has moved his family to the Wrightsville Beach Methodist Youth Center, and he will take up pastorial duties at the resort Methodist church this fall. Dr. John C. Glenn, superintendent of the Wilmington Methodist district has announced. The Rev. Mr. Edens succeeds the Rev. Ralph I. Epps who has returned to his studies at Duke University. The new minister, not yet offi cially separated from the Army, will' preach his first sermon next Sunday in the resort church. The Rev. Mr. Edens was ap pointed an Army chaplain in April, 1944 and after graduating from Chaplains school at Harvard University was assigned to the 259th Infantry regiment, Camp Shelby, Miss. He saw overseas duty in France, Germany and Austria. He also served with the Office of the Chaplain United Kingdom base in England, returning ' to the United States in April, 1946. At Fort Bragg he was made assistant post chaplain. He now holds the rank of major in the Chaplains Reserve corps. He will make his residence at the Youth center during Septem ber and October, and until an other residence can be found. POLITICIAN SURRENDERS McKissick, Kansas City Leader, Indicted In Election Fraud KANSAS CITY, Aug. 30.—(JF)— Henry McKissick, second ward Democratic leader, today sur rendered to a federal indctment charging he attempted to tamper with the special grand jury which investigated alleged vote frauds in the 1946 primary election. Named with McKissick in one of four indictments returned yes terday by the jury in its final re port, was Robert H. Reed, un dertaking establishment employe. The two were accused of at tempting to influence Mrs. L. H. Hodges, Sedalia, Mo., a member of the jury, so as to prevent a true bill from being returned against McKissick. Nine other persons, including Joseph M. Tanner, a Democrat and member of the Missouri House of Representatives, also surren dered today. Tlie nature of the in dictments against them were not disclosed pending the apprehen sion’ of those accused. Richard K. Phelps, assistant at torney general who has been work ing with the jury, said Reed made a telephone call to Mrs. Hodges last Sunday in behalf of McKis sick. The assistant attorney general said conviction on a tampering charge carried a maximum sen tence of five years in prison. . Previously the jury had indict ed 17 persons, the majority of them on charges of conspiracy to make false returns of the ballots cast for national offices. Before its discharge, the grand jury recommended to • Federal Judge Albert A. Ridge that an other jury be impaneled to com plete the investigation into the primary, which attracted national attention v/hen President Truman endorsed Enos Axtell, a politically unknown candidate, against in cumbent Roger C. Slaughter for the Democratic nomination for congress. Axtell won the nomina tion but lost in the election to Republican Albert L. Reeves, Jr. Ecuadorian Exile Government Set-Up By Ousted President BUENOS AIRES, Aug. 30—(&) Foreign Minister Jose Vincente Trujillo of Ecuador said today that Mariano Suarez Veintemillas, vice president under Jose Maria Velasco Ibarra until the latter was deposed as Ecuador’s president last week, has established a gov ernment in exile in Columbia. Trujillo said berth the exiled gov ernment and the government head ed by Col. Carlos Mancheno, who engineer the ousting of Velasco Ibarra, had asked him to con tinue serving as Ecuadorian fore ign minister. Presbyterian Synod To Convene At Red Springs RED SPRINGS, Aug. 30—(JF*)— The 134th annual session of the Presbyterian synod of North Caro lina will meet here at Flora Mac Donald. college, Sept. 9 through 11. Preceding the synod, the 10th annual conference on home mis sions will be held here Sept. 8. A new moderator will be elect ed at the first session of the synod Tuesday afternoon. Dr. O. C. Wil liamson of Charlotte is the re tiring moderator. The population per passenger auto in the United States varies from 3.5 in Nehraska to 9.8 in Mississippi. J. M. WEEKS DESKS - CHAIRS SAFES - FILES 18 Princess Street Dial 9906 Wilmington, N. C. , J REV. AIXEN C. EDENS TRUMAN LEAVES FOR RIO TODAY President Enthused A t Prospects; Family Go ing Too WASHINGTON, Aug. 30.—(£>)— President Truman relaxed today and looked forward with pleased anticipation to his takeoff tomor row for a week’s state visit to Brazil and a speech at the inter American conference there. With 12 others, including Mrs. Truman and their daughter Mar garet, the President will leave on the 4,900 mile hop at 8 a. m., Eastern Standard Time tomorrow aboard his new plane, the Inde pendence. A commercial plane carrying more than 40 newsmen, cameramen,' radio representatives and secret service agents will de part two hours earlier. The President will fly non-stop to Waller field, Trinidad, scay overnight and depart early Mon day for Rio De Janeiro after mak ing a brief fuel stop gt Belem, on Brazil’s north coast. He is due at Galeao airport, near Rio, at 1 p. m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday. There his party will board small boats and cross the bay to be officially welcomed by President Dutra of Brazil. Chinese Claim Soviet Protection Applies To Jap War NANKING, Aug. 30.—OP)—The Chinese foreign office issued a statement tonight declaring Dai ren was supposed to be under Russian military supervision “only in case of war against Japan” and spurning a Soviet contention that it was to remain in Russian hands “prior to a peace treaty with Japan.” The statement was issued as a reply to an Aug. 28 dispatch by the official Soviet Tass agency advancing the theory under which the Russians have held the big Manchurian seaport ever since the Japanese surrender two years ago. SELZNICKS PART LOS ANGELES, Aug. 30.—OP)— Mrs. Irene Mayer. Selznick today filed suit for divorce from movie producer David O. Sleznick, charg ing he wrongfully inflicted grie jvous mental suffering upon her. American Students Held By Russians Released Yesterday FINLAND, Aug. 30.—(&)—'Two American students and a British artist, the object of a widespread search since they disappeared on a sailing yacht, arrived' here to day. They said they had been detained more than three weeks by the Russians in the forbidden Porkkala area. The trio were Miss Ann Blumen feld, 20, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Abe Blumenfeld of San Rafael, Calif.; Robert Storch, 25, son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Storch of Newark, N. J., and Gordon Thom as McGill Lawson, 32, British artist and owner of the 30-foot yacht Smeorach. The trio had sailed from Stock holm for Finland July 26 and were last reported, before today, when they picked up nautical charts in Hango after crossing the Gulf of Finland. PAT McCARRAN BETTER RENO, Nev., Aug. 30.—(/Pi Sen P. A. (Pat) McCarran, Ne vada’s veteran Democratic leader of the western silver bloc, is feel ing ‘‘quite a bit better” and out of immediate danger, his physi cian said late today. 27,248 DRIVERS SEEK PERMITS 3,296 Fail To Pass Examt During July; Response. Slow RALEIGH, Aug. 30.— VP) —A combined report of the state’s 100 drivers’ license examiners, re leased today by Major S. L. Gay nor, Jr., assistant director of the highway safety division, show* that during July, 23,952 license applications were approved and 3,296 were disapproved. Revenue collected from licenses during thfe month amounted to $41,548.50. Breaking down the approved list, Gaynor said that 13,503 were op erators’ licenses, about 13.000 of which he estimated were new li censes issued to persons whose last names begin with either A or B, who are now being re-examin ed. The remaining 503 were is sued to motorists getting a license for the first time. Gaynor said 4,237 licenses is sued were duplicate licenses, is sued to old drivers who had lost or misplaced their permits; th® remaining 6,212 licenses were is sued to chauffeurs. Judging from the figures, Gay nor said about one out of every seven or eight persons taking the new driver examinations* flunked during July. The new examination was instituted on July 1, when the state’s new safe and sane driving law, requiring reissuance qf ail drivers licenses, went into effect. Stating that there were roughly 165,000 A and B drivers in North Carolina, Gaynor aiddod that 'peo ple “are not responding to the re-examining program as rapidly as we had expected.” He said the response was much better in the Piedmont and west than in the east, and added that he had transferred several license ex aminers from certain sections in the east to take care of the heavy licensing in the west. HOPE ‘AID’ ARRESTED ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 30.—(U.R1—> A man identified as James E. 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