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MINISTER RESIGNS Rev. Winfrey Davis Gees To Beaufort Church In December TABOR CITY, Oct. 23. — Rev. Winfrey Davis, pastor of Mount Tabor Baptist church and a lead er in civic affairs here for near ly eight years, has resigned to accept the pastorate at First Bap tist church of Beaufort, N. C. Rev. Mr. Davis tendered his resignation to the local congrega tion at the Sunday morning ser vice He will conclude his work here on the last day of November. The Mount Tabor pastor came her* from Lamar, S. C. in 1939. He is president of the Colum bus county ministerial and is moderator of the Columbus Bap tijt Association. Since coming here, he has been acth e in civic and fraternal af fairs, being a member of the Ro tary Club, American Legion, Ma sonv Lodge, Eastern Star and the Merchants Association. During his ministry, the local Baptist church has enjoyed a con tinued growth and Rev. Mr. Da vis lias been recognized as one of the county’s outstanding pastors. The minister and his wife will g0 tc Beaufort early in Decem ber. FLOATING “LAB” (Continued From Page One) personnel, has been termed the "navigational trio” — radar, loran. and th gyro compass. Loran tells you where you are; the gyro-compass tells you where you are going, and radar tells you what’s in your way. Captain W. R. Griswold from his station at the radar scope indicating unit calls out all or ders to the helmsman as he demonstrates the radar equip ment aboard the floating labo ratory. Solely on the basis of the map-like picture presented him on the 12-inch viewing scope, Griswold calls out course changes in restricted channels and picks out landmarks, buoys, ships, and floating objects with in 80 yards to 40 miles. This procedure will be dem onstrated here, giving ship op erators and guests of the Sperry company an insight into new snip-handling techniques made possible by postwar develop ments in marine eiecuuiuca. City officials will be invited to join marine experts in a dem onstration cruise Monday, Nov. 3, Duffy announced. Technicians Approve The image on the radar scope can be translated instantly into a range to any object in de grees of bearing. At a recent international meeting of marine technician , the delegates gave full support, to this type of ma rine radar as a pi'otage aid and anti-collision device. The Sperry equipment, devel oped for commercial use since the war. is in the “3-centime ter” band, where high resolu tion is possible. Cooperating with an oil com pany. Sperry last winter made the first successful tests of ra dar as a means of full-schedule, all-weather operation of tow boats on the Ohio and Missis sippi rivers. Loran, an electronic, long range navigation device used extensively by the Air Forces during over water flights in World War II, permits ships to locate their position in from three to five minutes, day or night, in any weather, and with out recourse to celestial obser vations. It has a range of T50 miles during the day and 1400 mnes at mgnt. The Sperry company reports more than 60 Loran equipments and numerous radar installa tions sold to shippers since June of this year. Many of the new compass and automatic steering develop ments installed aboard the craft are designed to fit the needs of small craft and will be of general interest here, said Duf fy. Leased From Navy The Wanderer, which is leased by Sperry from the U.S. Navy, is a 100-foot, diesel-elec tric which aided in the defense of the eastern seaboard during th war. Concluding a two - month cruise in the Gulf area, the craft, operated by the marine engineering department of the Spm-ry company, has visited New Orleans, Galveston, Hous ton. Port Arthur, Pascagoula, Mobile, Tampa. St. Petersburg, Pensacola, Miami, Jacksonville, Savannah, and Charleston. r~~ j&caviH’s APRICOT feivoned BRANDY CODE N*. M2 31.10 FULL fINT | 70 70007 CHAR1IS JACQUIN at Cl*. In PHUADIIPHIA, PA. • 1ST. IP"* GARY COOPER (Continued From Page One) reeled off 28 names, many of them mentioned previously in the hearings. The 43-year-old Montgomery, veteran of 22 years in the movies as actor and director, was the first star on the stand. His famous smile turned grim suddenly when he was asked if there ever had been any at tempts to inject Communist or Communist or Unamerican propaganda into his pictures. “I have heard these people re ferred to as the lunatic fringe,” he said slowly. I agree with that definition. But I don’t think any of them would be foolish enough i to try to inject any of it into any picture I am directing. "1 gave up my lob, like mil lions of others to fight against the totalitarianism of Fascism. I am quite willing to give it up again to fight against a otalit tarianism called Communism.” A thunder of applause came from the onlookers as ^hc former World War II Naval Officer bit I out the words. And Reagan got as big a hand when he Climaxed his appear ance with this short speech: “I abhor the Communist philo sophy. More than that, I detest their tactics, which are the tactics of a fifth column.” “However, as a citizen, I hope that we never are prompted by fear or resentment of Commun ism into compromising any of our democratic principles in or der to fight it.” Cooper, the tall, lean portray er of he-man roles, told the com mittee he could “never take this pinko mouthing very seriously because it is not on the level.” But, he said, Communists have infiltrated Hollywood and operated mostly “by word of mouth’’ and through “social ga therings.” “I’ve heard people say we would have a more effecient government without Congress,” Cooper remarked dead-pan. As spectators guffawed at that, the 46-year-old actor laid a finger alongside his nose and said he considered such state ments “very Unamerican.’’ His stint on the witness stand lasted „nly 10 minutes before Chairman J. Parnell Thomas (R-NJ) ad journed the hearing until tomor row. BURGYWN TO HOLD — (Continued From Page One) day, October 27. Judge Burgwyn will preside over the special ses sion beginning November 17. Then Judge Carr will return to the New Hanover court room on December 1 to preside over a two-week session of civil court. Other assignments reported by Governor Cherry Thursday in clude Judge George A. Shuford of Asheville to preside over a five week civil term in Mecklen burg, starting November 3 ; Judge W. H. S. Burgwyn to pre side over a wee* of criminal court in Gaston, November 24. Judge Luther Hamilton, More head City, two weeks of civil court in Guilford, October 27, and two weeks of civil court in Alamance, November 10. Judge George B. Patton, Franklin, a week of civil court in Cabarrus, November 10; and two weeks of mixed court in Buncombe, November 17. Judge Charles L. Coggin, Sal isbury, a week of civil court in Robeson, November 10‘ and two weeks of mixed court in David son, November 17. Judge Henry A. Grady, New Bern, one week of civil court in Pitt, November 17, and one week of civil court in Wake, November 24. POULTRYMENFAIL TO MOVE LUCKMAN Food. Committee Chairman Sticks By Eggless Thurs day Program WASHINGTON. Oct. 23—iff— The Citizen’s Food Committee decided today to keep Thursdays as “poultryless days”. In announcing this, Committee Chairman Charles Luckman said that an alternate grain-saving program offered by the National Poultry Producers Federation” is not an adequate substitute” for one day a week without eggs or poultry. luckman said that he snd the President’s cabinet food com mittee are in complete accord on that. He declared “The assignment of the Citi zen’s Food Committee is to save grain. The poultry population of the United States has been eat ing too much of the grain that should go to hungry people abroad. “The only way to save grain consumption by poultry is to re duce the production in raising of birds. Poultry-less Thursday has been having precisely this ef fect.” , , Luckman emphasized, how ever, that he will not continue poultryless Thurdsay any longer than is absolutely necessary to meet grain export requirements. KENNETH CORBETT 'Continued From Page One) H, 120th Infantry, Hickory; Ed ward W. Paul, Jr., named first lieutenant, headquarters Battery 690th Field Artillery Battalion, New Bern; and Louie H. Davis, named second lieutenant. 3624th ordnance Maintenance AAA company. I Portugal cioes not touch the ' Mediterranean sea. Evangelistic Services For Tabor City Church TABOR CITY, Oct. 23. — Be ginning Sunday night, Oct. 26, a series of evangelistic services will be conducted at the Full Gos pel Tabernacle in Tabor City and will continue with services each evening at 7:30 o'clock for two weeks. Rev. J. G. Pope, pastor of the Fuquay Springs Full Gospel Tab ernacle and well known radio evangelist who is heard regularly each Sunday over WCKB at Dunn, will be the guest preacher during the meeting. Special singing will be provid ed by the Brown Quartet, local radio artists. Rev. J. M. Pope, Jr., is pastor of the tabernacle here. WHITE DEATH (Continued From Page One) sheriffs death for 8 p.m. next Thursday, said that Dr. Bur dette would teQ of the findings of his autopsy on the body and give his opinion at that time as to whether Whte died of nat ural causes. Tripp Quoted Acting Sheriff John G. Caison, who as coroner automatically succeeded White on a tempo rary basis, said last night that White had complained of head aches since Monday night at 7 o’clock, at which time he helped arrest Captain Conway. Deputy D. T. Tripp was quoted as say ing that White scuffled wth Conway. “He (Conway) was arrested on charges of reckless opera ton,” Sherff Caison said last night. “They said that he was drinking and I'm under the im pression that a cha; go of re sisting arrest was included in the case.” According to Caison. White was in the vicinity of Shailotte serving papers Wednesday aft ternoon and stopped in at the home of Burt Jacobs to ask for an aspirin for a headache. While there he toox the aspirin, lay down on a bed and became unconscious, according to Cai son. Physician Called Mrs. Jacobs, who supplied White with the aspirin, then called Dr. M. M. Rosenbaum, of Shailotte, who found the sheriff dead when he arrived at the Jacobs home, Caison ex plained. Captain Conway was being held on an “open charge of murder,” Caison said, pending the outcome of the coroner’s in quest next Thursday night. Brunswick County Clerk of Court Sam Bennett said last night that the only charge lodged against Conway, when he was arrested Monday night, was that of reckless operation. “I made out ‘he warrant my self,” he said, “and there was no charge of operating under the influence or resisting ar rest.” The clerk added that he had never seen Conway before Mon day night but so far as he could tell the prisoner was “not a bit under the influence. . . At least, in my opinion, he was not un der the influence at that time.” Arrested Monday He said that when Conway was arrested Monday he was told that he was being charged with driving while under the in fluence and that he asked for an examination by a doctor. Dr. Wingate Swain, of Shallotte. conducted the examination, and according to Bennett, reported that Conway was not intoxi cated. Conway also made a state ment at the courthouse n South port after his arrest, Bennett said, that he thought h« arrest was a case of mistaken identity and that another c ar had passed him at a rapid rate of speed shortly before he was arrested some four miles west of Shal lotte. A. R. Boatwright, a Trov busi ness man, was visiting Bennett at his home and accnmoanied him to the courthouse to make out the arrest papers for Con way on Mondav evening. 1 h e clerk said. He said that Boat wright concurred with him in his opinion that Conway was not under the influence at the time. The case charging Conway with reckless operation is slated to be heard in Brunswick Re corder’s court in the regular session Monday morning, Ben nett said. TWO YOUTHS (Continued From Page One) and stealing about $3.50 in mon ey and ham. October 13: forcible trespass at the school park at 13th and Ann streets, tampering with and driving an oil truck at the said park. Forcible Trespass October 16: forcible trespass at 13th and Ann streets and tampering with and driving an oil truck in said park. October 18: breaking and en tering Forest Hill school and stealing about $3.50 in money and ham. October 20: breaking and en tering Chestnut school. The three Charges against Campbell were listed by police as follows: October 13: forcible trespass in school park at 13th and Ann streets and tampering with and driving an oil truck parked there. October 16: forcible trespass at 13th and Ann and tampering with and driving an oil truck parked there. October 18 breaking and en tering Forest Hil) s'kool and stealing about $3.50 in money and ham. BRITAIN WILL (Continued From Page One) Britain’s greatest financial problem was in obtaining dol lars for the purchase of essen tial food and raw materials, warned that even stringent eco nomies would not avert further heavy sales of gold reserves. In recent weeks Britain has sold $200,000,000 of her estimated $2. 400,000,000 gold reserve to the United States to cover “general commitments” in the United States. The economics minister esti mated that by ’he end of 1948 the entire sterling area’s gold reserves would droo to $1,080, 000,000. Cripps warned of still sharper austerity to come as he gave details of the 4abor govern ment’s program, broadly out lined Tuesday by King George VI at the opening of parliament. “Can we discipline ourselves to the task before us, or are we going to invite the harsh discipline of events to impose some tragic solution upon us?” the economics minister asked. Cripps Challenged He was challenged immedi ately by Viscount Hinching brooke, who called for an “ab- 1 solute reverse” of the govern-1 ment policy. Urging big invest-j ments from exporting countries, ! he said the Labor government was “afraid of the tags’’ which might be put on loans and would not accept them “because the government was frightened of the effect of nationalization on opinion in the U. S. and Cana da.” Cripps declared that by cut ting down imports and stepping up export production, even at the expense of taking goods from the home market, Britain was expected to reach “an ap proximate balance” of her total export-import trade by the end of 1948. This would be six months later than the govern ment’s original target date. He warned, however, that the “dollar deficit” would continue for years because Britain ex ports only about 21 per cent of her export production to the United States and other dollar countries while importing much more from the same area. FOREST FIRE (Continued From Page One) and one-half of Burbank hospi tal, city’s largest. New Hamshire Rochester — Fire roars into northern outskirts of residential area. Sunapee — Forest blazes top the summit of wooded Mount Sunapee. Vermont Montpelier — Gov. Ernest W. Gibson tightens restrictions on hunting and fishing effective Friday. New York Albany — Strong winds re ported in parts of state with 30 fires still burning, most under control. Harriman—Twenty nuns from Catholic convent in the Ramapo mountains and a dozen boys from nearby Catholic school form bucket brigade and save summer camp site ignited by forest fire. Michigan Lansng — Two firefighters drown while crossing the Man istee river and a third reported killed whn a tree fell on him. New Jersey Trenton — State Fire Warden William J. Seidel reported fires have swept 3,500 acres and “thought is being given to shut ting off a11 woodlands”. Pennsylvania Harrisburg, Pa.—Gov. James H. Duff halted all hunting and fshing in woodlands from Oct. 27 until rainfall ends present dangerous forest conditions. West Virginia v,naneston — Hunting sea sons suspended in five West Vir ginia counties as two four-dav old forest fires burn unchecked in the woods of Mineral county. There were an estimated 1,000,000 displaced persons in Eu rope at the end of 1946 in spite of the repatriation of about 500, 000 during the year, according to the Encyclopedia Britannica. The Weather Weather bureau report of temperature and rainfall for the 24 hours ending 8 p. m., in the principal cotton growing areas and elsewhere: Station High Low Precip. WILMINGTON _ 81 59 — Alpena _ .50 47 — Asheville _ 77 45 — Atlanta - 72 56 .03 Atlantic City_ 78 60 — Birmingham _ 81 00 — Boston _ 84 57 — Buffalo - 68 56 — Burlington _ 74 52 — Charlotte_ 82 53 .50 Chattanooga _ 79 47 — Chicago _ 61 57 — Cincinnati '_ 85 52 — Cleveland _ 66 38 — Dallas _ 86 62 — Denver _ 47 23 — Detroit _ 61 37 — Duluth _ 42 34 — El Paso _ 76 49 — Fort Worth_ 86 62 — Galveston _ 85 70 — Houston _ 88 62 — Jacksonville _ 81 68 01 Kansas City _ 73 63 .30 Key West_ 85 72 . 26 Knoxville _ 82 30 — Little Rock_ 75 05 .70 Los Angeles_ 79 55 — Louisville _ 85 52 — Memphis _ 78 65 . — Meridian _ 80 64 — Miami __ 35 76 — Minn. St. Paul_ — 46 — Mobile _ 75 66 .10 Montgomery _ 81 62 .05 New Orleans_ 81 70 — New York_86 57 — Norfolk _ 96 54 — Philadelphia_ 87 53 — Phoenix _ 82 42 — Pittsburgh _ 82 51 — Portland. Me. _ 82 48 — Raleigh _ 85 54 — Richmond __ 87 50 — St. Louis __ 81 55 — San Antonio _ 89 59 — San Francisco _ 67 46 — Savannah __ 80 67 — Seattle _ _ 60 46 .14 Trmpa ___ 87 09 .80 Vcksburg __- 81 59 .17 WashL^t on _ 85 54 — -SS> COUNSEL FOR THE Motion Picture Association of America, Inc., at the House Un-American Activities Committee hearing in Washington, Paul V. McNutt (left) talks to reporters following a session of the committee probing alleged Communism in Holly wood. He said the committee had refused to give him a list of “suspect” pictures which they believed contained Communist prop aganda. Continuing his statement to the newsmen, McNutt said “We are being given no chance to defepd the films even though they need no defense.” _(International Soundphoto) TATER DAY SET FOR 26TH ANNUAL DAY OF MARKET WHITEVILLE, Oct. 23. — Ta bor City, probably without realiz ing it, has set its “Tater Day” festival on the 26th anniversary of organized sweet potato market ing there. Records at the county court house here reveal that on October 31, 1921, J. L. Lewis and R. H. Burns, Sr., were the incorporators of a firm for handling sweet po tatoes and went into business. Mr. Burns, now living in White ville, and Mr. Lewis, still a resi dent of Tabor City, built the first potato storage house. It had a capacity of 6,000 bushels and af ter 26 years is still used for stor ing yams. AID FOR EUROPE (Continued From Page One) one had somewhat faded; then the disclosure of the unexpected ly early date for it; and, finally, the inclusion of a call to Congress to “put an end to the continued rise in prices” as well as to deal with Europe's crisis. His news conference followed immediately an hour-long session with the Congressional leaders whose committees are the first hurdles in the path of winter aid for Western Europe. Rep. Martin (R.-Mass), the speaker of the House, broke the news first. “The President did it on his own,” he told newsmen who asked whether the legisla tors of both parties were sharing responsibility for the decision. Mr. Truman opened his news conference by reading a prepared statement, setting forth rapidly and soberly his reasons for pro claiming the special session: First, to present to Congress “suitable measures for dealing with inflation, high prices, and the high cost of living ’ — perils, he said, which are “endangering the prosperity and welfare of the entire nation. Second, to deal with the crisis in Western Europe,” which he called a problem of outright sur vival for the populations of those nations. He asked $580,000,000 in stop gap aid for that purpose. Third, to provide an opportuni ty for more rapid consideration of the Marshall plan of long range aid in European recovery. “I have just signed a procla mation convening the Congress at 12 o’clock noon on Monday, No vember 17, 1947,” he closed. “Tomorrow evening, at 1U o’clock, over all the networks I shall make a radio address to the American people describing e present situation in detail and ex plaining why action by the Con gress is necessary prior to the reg ularly scheduled session in Jan uary.” _;rY,cj Reporters. r , with scores of questions on poui tryless Thursday, foor conserva tion and other issues, waited for no more. With a shouted thank you, Mr. President,” they broke for the door. Anyhow, Mr. Tru man said he would save is re plies to further questions until he speaks on the radio. Brewster Agrees First congressional reaction was favorable, Senator Brewster (R Me.), said the call was well war ranted.” Grain prices, he saia, “obviously are getting out ot hand and something has to done about it. ’ DOTTBLOW (Continued From Page One) ly. . . . largely preventable,” Randolph wrote: method “The keystone of the m of prevention is the re-edu of the patient in the matter of the time honored habit of no bl“This habit must be broken because blowing creates poSI tive pressure in the upper re spiratory passages. There is a ways a certain amount of se cretion about the small open ings of the nasal sinuses which is forced back into the sinuses by blowing.” He said such congestion tends to impair the normal me"h anisrr by which the sinuses ^et rid of secretions which other wise would be a fertile field for “secondary invaders’*, CAPE FEAR (Continued From Page One) an enthusiasm uninterrupted and contagious.... “He constantly put himself in to the jury box, as it were; that is he constantly made a sort of confidant of each jury man...He had one central, com manding theory, and all the evi dence squared and dove-tailed into and upon this one ruling center-, which commanded like a sentinel every portion of the whole variegated field... “If he wished to break a wit ness in the confidence of the jury he made no direct assault on him...He described the wit ness generally, remarking, per haps, that it is of very little con sequence whether he was be lieved or not, but then he would go on to insinuate rather than ex press a thousand disparage ments.” The editor concludes that Cho ate's whole theory of argument was an exhaustive one and that he exhausted every line of thought directly bearing upon his theory. His emphasis, the writer declares, was to talk di rectly to somebody rather than to speak to the audience as a whole. PALMIST ARRESTED (Continued From Page One) with the selling or handling of numbers. Crouse said that approximate ly 10,000 of the handbills have been distributed in the city dur ing the past three months. A package of 25,000 such bills was found in his house by sheriff’s officers. Crouse was released under $500 bond. He will be given a hearing in recorder’s court this morning. Sheriff Davis, in company with a Morning Star reporter, questioned Crouse in the Sheriff’s office. Crouse said he was work ing for Benjamin Boswell, whom he said was now in Miami, Fla. When asked about the license, Crouse produced a state license issued to B. Boswell and a coun ty license issued to the Benja min Psychic Studio. He did not have a license issued in his name. Crouse admitted that several of his clients have asked him for numbers and he gave them num bers obtained from reading their astrology charts. He also said he used numerlogy in obtain ing the numbers. He denied any connection with the numbers racket and said ne knew noth ing about the wording on the handbills that were passed out. “I received a shipment of them every month to be distributed.” he then said, “Frankly, I do not even know what was printed on them.” Sheriff Davis said he was con tinuing his investigation into the numbers racket here. Narva is a medieval town in Estonia. It was founded in the 13th century, and contains a fortress built by the Russian Grand Duke Ivan III in 1492. TOBACCO PRICES (Continued From Page One) ranging from $1 to $3. However, a few red and greenish leaf aver ages dropped from $4.50 to $7 Some lugs and nondescript showed advances. Quality was up from Wednesday's sales, and some markets reported blocked sales. Gross sales Wednesday on the Border Belt of South Carolina and North Carolina totaled 1, 000.810 pounds for an average of $38.66 — this was $1.29 above Tuesday's sales. Deliveries light ened considerably, and two mar kets, according to the Federal State Departments of Agricul ture, plan closing dates: Lum berton, October 29, and Fair mont, October 30. LABOR TO SEEK (Continued From Page One) President Philip Murray recent ly told newsmen that wage in crease demands by a number of CIO unions “wouldn’t surprise me,” President Truman’s call on Congress to “react legislation” dealing with the domestic price situations poses a question whe ther labor will hold off wage demands while waiting to see if the White House suggestion is followed. The CIO has been thumping for a return to price controls and rationing of food, clothing and other necessities. It passed a resolution to that effect at its recent convention in Boston. It also asked for new tax laws to “recapture speculative and ex cess profits.” The AFL is against any re turn to wartime price controls or rationing, contending that such controls particularly “won’t work” in peacetime. But the AFL has favored legislation to allow allocations of scarce [materials and curbs on specu lation. WHITE PROCLAIMS (Continued From Page One) here today, will be two native Wilmingtonians — Herbert H. Pierce, seaman 2-c, of 819 Orange street, and Chief Horace M. Scott, of 2406 Chestnut street —and eight otlvu North Caro linians. The Gyatt, which was named in honor of a young hero of the Marine corps, Pfc. Edward Earl Gyatt, who gave his life on Aug. 7, 1942, while single handedly holding up a Japanese counterattack on Tulagi in the Solomons, was substituted for the USS Stribling, which was -originally scheduled to be here for Navy Day. Ten Officers Commissioned in July, 1945. the destroyer is manned by 10 officers and 257 enlisted men with a wartime complement of 21 officers and 350 enlisted men. She is of the 2250 long-ton class. Open house will be observed aboard the Gyatt on Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. and Monday from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. The ship will sail at 8 a.m. Tuesday. Following is the Mayor’s Navy Day proclamation: Proclamation WHEREAS, it is the custom on one day of each year for our citizens to join hands across the nation to render grateful tribute to our mighty Navy, and give well deserved honor and recognition to the achievements of the men and women who compose its ranks; and WHEREAS this year is an es pecially appropriate occasion to honor the veterans of World War II and to emphasize the importance to our nation of maintaining a strong peacetime Navy with a trained reserve ready to man our fleet in the event of national emergency; and WHEREAS it is fitting that our citizens be informed and aware of the current aims and activities of our Navy, victor in war and guardian in pear''. THEREFORE, I, E. L. White, mayor of Wilmington, hereby proclaim Monday, October Twenty-Seventh, Nineteen Hun dred and Forty-Seven, as Navy Day and call upon all citizens of Wilmington to take part in observance of this day through the many channels open to them. Herein unto I have set my hand and seal this Twenty Fourth dav of October. 1947. E. L. WHITE Mayor, City of Wilmington HABBONFS REDITtTHHB By Alley ’p£-o4ijt>rH*p—:Ezr-' A M Awfci-lJCri FURNfbl' Pis Las' Pas' Sc/ajpay So 1 ke^k'm peg'll 5FAHT F<JlU>p4' PiTRTY SoOM / ^ I KHeaaed by The Ben Bvb- J di^ie. Iiw.» Trade Mark * i He* p «v rat. Ofllr* I t sta vj^O wK-b SMALL CRAFT (Continued From Page One) estates of the nation's wealthy, the residents turned to the ocean in this most seriously endanger ed of New England’s fire threat ened communities. Details of the situation at the little resort town were sparse. Shortly before all phone circuits went out about six o'clock, a police officer called the Coast Guard at Rockland. Appeals For Help The policeman said that the town faced destruction by fire before morning unless the winds abated. He told of the people fleeing to the docks. He appeal ed for all the help from the ocean that could be sent. Within minutes, Coast Guard craft were headed for Bar Har bor. bmall picket boats and motor lifeboats were sent from surf stations. Larger buoy tenders and inshore craft were sent from Rockland. Ocean-going cutters started North from Boston. The Navy ordered available vessels alerted in port as far South as Newport, R. I. A Navy destroyer escort was sent out of Boston, while officers asked commercial radio stations to send out calls for crewmen to report back to their ships. Which of the famous summer places may have been destroyed was not known immediately, 'out reports of police before communi cations went down indicated that destruction was extensive. Towns Evacuated Many New England communi ties were being evacuated to night as moie than 200 forest fires swept the area, but none were in as immediately serious a situation as Bar Harbor. Shifting, increasing or decreas ing winds constantly changed the seriousness of the threats in many spots. At least three persons were dead and property damage mounted into the millions as the wind-whipped flames spread with no relief in sight on this 23rd day of a dry spell. Even as the residents of Bar Harbor fled to the ocean side, Governor Horace A. Hildreth was appealing by radio to the people of Maine to organize on a wartime basis to combat forest fires causing "the greatest eco nomic catastrophe in the state’s history.” TOBACCO LEADERS (Continued From Page One) olina Farm Bureau Federation are among the industry leaders conferring here. Businessmen Meet Earlier today Hutson, Morgan and Shaw met with a number of tobacco men and business leaders of Winston-Salem and discussed the tobacco situation. Joe R. Williams, secretary of the Winston Tobacco Board of trade, said the trio was “doing everything possible to get Im perial (buyers) back on the market.” The meeting got underway shortly arter 9:30 p.m., but what was done by the group was not immediately made known. 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