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Study To Begin Monday Brunswick and Sampson coun ties are among eight North Caro lina counties selected for inten sive study of educational facili ties by 15 advisory committees of the" State Education commis sion, according to an announce ment received here from Ra leigh. The school system of Clinton is also slated to be in cluded in the study. More than 250 professional and lay men and women from every section of the state are schedul ed to meet in Raleigh Monday to begin their assignments as the mission was authorized by the 1947 General Assembly tos tudy all phases of education in the state. The commission, headed by R. Grady Rankin, Gastonia, has divided the huge assignment into 15 fields, asigning a professional lay study and advisory commit tee to study the situation in each field and report its findings to the commission. Morphet To Serve The 250 professional-lay com mittee members have been aug mented by numerous professional and technical people from out side the state, who will serve as consultants. Chief of these con sultants is Dr. Edward L. Mor phet of the State Department of Education in Florida. Work of the project is being coordinated by W. H. Plemmons, executive secretary of the commission. The commission will assemble the results of the study and re port the recommendations to the governor and the 1949 Gen eral Assembly. Field of research assigned for study include: or ganization and administration, finance, school transportation, school plants, teacher education, instructional personnel, ir.struc S H A W’S VENETIAN BLINDS Featuring Style and Quality • CUSTOM TAILORED • FREE ESTIMATES • FAST DELIVERY • FREE INSTALLATION 314 N. Front Dial 5232 —FOR— CORRECT TIME Call 2-3575 —FOR— Correct Jewelry VISIT 109 M. FRONT STREET Wilmington’s Largest Credit Jewelers tional prdgram, elementary edu cation, secondary education, pu pil personnel and personnel services, instructional materials, adult education, education of ex ceptional children, vocational education, and resources. City Briefs The Bureau of Internal Rev enue at Washington has de clared over assessments of in come and victory taxes on favor of two Wilmington women, ac cording to word received here to day. A total of $62.98 overassess ment was found in favor of Mrs. Bertha D. Jackson for the years 1940 through 1944, and an over assessment of $57.23 was declared in favor of Mrs. J. J. White for the years 1941 through 1944. Notice that a number of job openings for qualified engineer ing and skilled workers offering attractive salaries and working conditions are now available at the huge research laboratory of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, Langley Field, Virginia, was received yester day by the Wilmington office of the Employment Security Com mission. The meeting of the Leaders’ association of the Girl Scouts of America, will be held in Lounye B of the Community Center, Tuesday morning at 10:30 o’clock. Churchgoers of All Souls church, Carolina Beach, have been notified that there will be no services Sunday, This move is to permit the members to attend special services at St. John’s in Wilmington. Gaither Bean, district governor of Lions International, discussed the five cardinals comprising Lionism before the Wrightsville Beach Lions club in their Thurs day meeting. Nine other State executives of the organization were present. Election of new officers by the Carolina Aero club will take place Sunday at Kinston, preced ing an aerial show by members of the Kinston club in dedication ceremonies for the airport there, retiring President Ai Wooten of Wilmington, revealed yesterday. Mrs. James Pennington of this city is secretary-treasurer of the organization. BEST BALL GREENSBORO, Nov. 14—OP)— John H. Davis of High Point, and Lou Heilig of Sedgefield, captured honors in a preliminary best ball event at Sedgefield to day prior ttf opening of action in the annual Mid-South Seniors golf tournament tomorrow. SUNDAY SPECIAL - 10 A. N. TO 2 P. N. TASTY PASTRY SHOP Our Famous WHITE LAYER CAKE “JUST r.IKE MOTHER 3AKES” 618 Greenfield St. 2-8189 Be Wise And Choose Early \ USE BERGER’S LAY AWAY PLAN TODAY ‘ COMPLETE SELECTION OF TOYS H. 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CHANDLER REES ON SCHOOL BOYS CINCINNATI, Nov. 14—OT—A year’s suspension from baseball will be imposed by Commissioner A. B. Chandler on any one who violates the rule prohibiting the signing of high school players, he announced today. In the past the penalty has been $500, with the player being declared a free agent and the club prohibited forever from ac quiring his services. The new penalty became effective today, the commissioner said in a di rective to all major and minor league clubs. Chandler said in the order: “Any club official or employe conducting any such negotia tions who does not establish that he did not know and by exercis ing reasonable care and dili gence could not have known such interference with such player’s eligibility shall be ineligiblized for one year.” He also told the club officials to re-read the rule prohibiting negotiations with high school boys and said “attention is again specifically called to the fact that this rule is being interpreted as applying to all high school stu dents in the United States and Canada.’’ POLICE RECEIVE TWO REPORTS OF CITIZENS BEING BIT BY DOGS Q. C. Russ, 408 North Fifth street, was treated at James Walker Memorial hospital yes terday for a dog bite on the left leg; and John Session, Number 12 Spofford Village, owner of the dog, was notified to confine the animal for 10 days, police reported last night. Paul Burris, Negro, 408 Bladen street, told police he was bitten yesterday afternoon by a dog while delivering handbills in Hill crest. He did not know the name of the owner of the dog. American Association Opposes Dual Status COLUMBUS, O., Nov. 14—M5) —President Frank Lane of the American Association predicted today the directors of his league would oppose, at the annual meeting Nov. 30 in Miami, Fla., the Pacific Coast loop’s request for dual major-minor status. The Coast circuit, Lane said, is seeking “fast action on its bid for a new classification which would place it between the pres ent Triple-A and the majors.’ Lane also blasted at the Coast League’s request that it be per mitted to retain players for six ;-ears, instead of four before they would become eligible for the draft, but said he had no objec tion to the loop changing its name. Unbeaten Wolverines Battle Badgers Today MADISON, WIS., Nov. 14—UP) —The Wolverines of Michigan, unbeaten in 11 straigh’ games and never beaten at Can p Randall here, face the University of Wis consin’s Badgers tomorrow with the Western Conference title and Rose Bowl hopes at stake. A crowd of 45,000 will jam the historic Horseshoe stadium to watch the Badgers attempt to snap their home field jinx. An other 20,000 would be there, but all seats were gone a month ago. Michigan has been installed a two-touchdown favorite by most experts, but the vociferously partisan fans in this state capi tal-college town think otherwise. So do the Badger players, who’ve shown more zip in practice this week than at any time during the season. Jack La Motta Kayoed By Billy Fox In 4th Round Of Garden Fight NEW YORK, Nov. 14. — m - Billy Fox of Philadelphia knock ed out Jake La Motta of New York City in 2:26 of the fourth round at Madison Square Garden tonight, referee Frank Fullam stopping the one-sided bout to save the Bronx Battler punish ment. La Motta, never before stopped in his rugged career, was no match for the hard-hitting Negro. For a full minute before Fullam stopped it, La Motta had been reeling from corner to corner and taking terrible punishment. His knees had sag ged repeatedly, but he refused to go down. _ VILLANOVA WINS PHILADELPHIA, Nov 14. — (&) — The good right foot of big John Siano gave bowl bound Villanova college its second extra point victory of the season tonight as the Wildcats rallied in the sec ond half to edge Georgetown University 14 to 12 before 15,000 at Shibe Park, NAMED CAPTAIN DURHAM, Nov. 14—W—Roger Neighborgal, of Huntington, W. Va., was today elected captain of the Duke University cross- coun try team. Announcement! Hooper Johnson . — Real Estate — NOW IN NEW QUARTERS Upstairs Over McClelland’s 5c & 10c Store 25 No. Front St. “Service With A Smile’’ DAY NIGHT Dial 6118 Dial 6749 I i—— _! DAILY CROSSWORD ACROSS 2. Self 20. Edge Kk X /Br X. Sources, 3. Blunder' 21. Half an em UloMcUftBrL of sugar! 4. Gull-like 23. Give up [elolfUlTwlBfrhj 6. Little bird 25. A barbed quarrels. 5. Metal! spear ■f£0£E@3£)Bl 11. Long- 6. South 29. Kind of, |£]£|JJj|£ifL|£PPEiEI5] legged bird Dakota apple pp^H$r Ms W*\A 12. Kind of r (abbr.). SO. Muscular Et/MbM? IflC.M holding pin 7. Small twitch HhH' UB^LLLLI 13. Reddish- explosion 31. Devoured hfek.it I^BsUUIaAB brown, as 8. Tossed 34. Greek letter a horse ” about by 35. Fragrant, Yesterday's Answer 15. Father. the waves coniferous 16. Tidy 9. Conical tent tree 48. Female 18. Clique (Am. Ind.) 36. Sheep-like deer 19. Native metal 10. Laths 37. Courage 47. Conclude 22. Sudden 14. 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Carter of 2120 Gibson avenue, who died Wednesday night in James Walker Memorial hospital after a short illness, were conducted Friday afternoon at 3 o’clock from the Gibson Avenue Baptist church by the Rev. C. E. Brisson assisted by the Rev. E. W. Pate and the Rev. Walter G. Phelps. Interment followed in Belevue cemetary. Mrs. Carter was the daughter of the late Mason and Susan Moore Gurganious and was born in Pender county, September 23. 1888. She made her home in Wil mington for the past 33 years. Surviving besides her husband, L. B. Carter are: three daugh ters, Mrs. C. R. Griffin of Fair mont, Mrs. J. W. Garner and Miss Eva Carter, both of Wil mington; two sons: W. L. Carter and Charles Daniel Carter, both of Wilmington; three sisters, Mrs. J. A. Clemons of Wilming ton, Miss Agnes Gurganious of Burlington, and Mrs. W. F. Dyer of Whiteville; three brothers, Floyd B. Gurganious of Wilming ton, E. W. Gurganious of Bur lington, and J. E. Moore of San Francisco, Calif, and three grand children. Pallbearers were: honor ary, Tom Martin, J. T. Baird, Mack Leitch, J. A. Priest, R. E. Piner, and Dr. D. R. McEachern; active, Louis J. Coleman, C. E. Rivenbark, Dewey Clemons, Aus tin Phelps, Casper Norton and Jessie Willett. ALONZO FRANK GANEY Funeral services for Alonzo Frank Ganey, 29, who died at James Walker Memorial hospital Thursday, will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock. Surviving are his mother, Mrs. A. F. Ganey of this city; four sisters, Mrs. Janie Lenn, Mrs. Bernice Parker, Mrs. Betty Pearce, Mrs. Alease Moore, all of this city; brother, Joseph Ganey. MRS. JANIE J. MERCER LUMBERTON, Nov. 15—Mrs. Janie Jackson Mercer, 45, wife of P. W. Mercer of Lumberton, died at her home Thursday at 3:30 a. m. after an illness of about 15 months. She suffered a third stroke Wednesday after noon. Funeral services were held Friday at 2:30 p. m. from Biggs Funeral Home, and inter ment was in the family plot in Philadelphus cemetery. Mrs. Mercer was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Jackson of Laurinburg. Surviv ing are her husband and one son, P. W. Mercer, Jr. MRS. JOHN M. DAVIS WHITEVILLE, Nov. 15—Mrs. John M. Davis, 82, died Wednes day at 4 p. m. at her home two miles east of Clarkton. She had been seriously ill for only a few hours. Surviving are five sons, J. W., of Chadbourn, C. S.f of Ever green. W. A., of Garmon, Texas, J. J., of Douglas, Ga., and Aus tin, of Clarkton. Three daughters, Misses Vida and Ernestine Davis of Clarkton, and Mrs. James J. O’Brien of Detroit. Four broth ers, John Elkins, of Whiteville, and George, Jim and A. C. El kins of Clarkton. Twenty-three grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. LIEUT. ROBERT MERCER BLADENBORO, Nov. 15—The body of Lieut. Robert Mercer arrived in Bladenboro Thurs day morning. Funeral services were held Friday at the Big Swamp cemetery conducted by the Rev. B. F. Ormand and the. Rev. R. H. Poole. Lieut. Mercer is survived by b* peawum Mr. and Un. C. Q. VRIES Mercer of Bladenboro. Three sisters; Mrs. T. F. Hester, Mrs. L. B. Lennon of Bladenboro and Mrs. John B. Toumbacaris of Co rona, N. Y. Four brothers; J. D. Mercer of Bladenboro, Gerald and William Mercer Goldsboro and Walter J. Mercer of Clinton. JOHN L. THURSTON WHITEVILLE, Nov. 15—John Lonsdale Thurston, 66, retired lumberman of Whiteville, died Thursday at 10:20 a. m. follow ing a brief critical illness and failing health for several years. Mr. Thurston, formerly with the Richmond Cedar works and Waccamaw Lumber company, came to Whiteville 15 years ago and was president and part owner of the J. L. Thurston Lum ber company until his retirement five years ago. He was a member of the Bap tist church and a Mason. Surviv ing are his wife, Mrs. Birdie Snell Thurston, two sons, Kent of Whiteville and Lonnie of the U. S. Army in Fort Worth, Tex as, a daughter, Mrs. H. R. Sanderford of Whiteville. Funeral services were held here Friday afternoon at 4 o'clock from McKenzie Chapel by the Rev. S. N. Lamb, his pas tor, assisted by the Rev. J. R. Kennedy and the Rev. C. P. Her ring of Fairmont and the Rev. J. E. Allard of Wilmington. A graveside service will be held this afternoon at 4 p. m. at Mr. Thurston’s home in Columbia, N. C. MARTHA PEARLEASE mcdowell TABOR CITY, Nov. 15. — Martha Pearlease McDowell of the Sandy Plains section of Co lumbus county, died this morning after a long illness. She was born Jan. 29, 1933, the daughter of Henry and Dorothy Hewitt McDowell. Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2:30 in the Sandy Plains Baptist church with the Rev. Mack Gore of ficiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Surviving besides the parents are one sister, Shirley; two brothers, Vernon and Harley, all of the home. MCDONALD INFANT JACKSONVILLE, Nov. 15 — The three months old son of Mr. and Mrs. George McDonald, of Circle Drive, was found dead in his bed this morning. An autopsy failed to reveal the cause of death. Funeral services will be held this afternoon at 3 o’clock from the Chapel of Quinn Mc Gowan Funeral home with the Rev. Carl B. Craig, local Presby terian minister, officiating. Burial will be in the Jacksonville ceme tery. The baby, named Bradford Leif, is survived by his parents, three brothers, and one sister, Edward, Gary, George, Jr., and Kathaleen. ALONZO FRANK GANEY Funeral services for Alonzo Frank Ganey, 29, of Summer Hill, who died at James Walker Memorial hospital Thursday morning at 7:30 o’clock, will be held this afternoon at 2 o’clock from 409 Church street. The Reverends Alexander Miller and Harvey W. Glazier will officiate and interment will follow in St Andrews Episcopal church ceme tery at Wrightsville Sound. Active pallbearers will be Leon Graham, and Charles' Ward, Alonzo, Silvestri, and Joseph N. Ganey. , Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. C. J. Powell, Alton Ketchum, Archie McGirt, Authur Sue, G. D. Parker, and W. L. Hilburn. Mr. Ganey is survived by his j mother, Mrs. A. F Ganey; four sisters, Mrs. Janie Lenn, Mrs. Bernice Ftrker, Mrs. Betty WALDEN SERVICES SET FOR SUNDAY Victim Of Highway Ac cident Dies Of Heart At tack At Clinton Home CLINTON, Nov. 14. — Funeral services for Lonnie Gilbert Wal den, 47, Clinton policeman who died suddenly at his home here yesterday from an illness diag nosed as a heart attack by the attending physician, will be held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 from the Clinton Baptist church. The Rev. Lowell F. Soderman will officiate. A firing squad from Fort Bragg will be present at the burjal service in the Clinton cemetery. Walden had retired from the Army with the rank of sergeant only a few months before he sustained a fractured leg on the night of September 13 when.he was struck by an automobile driven by Troy M. Honeycutt, Clinton town com missioner. The accident occurred only a few feet from the police station on Main street Honeycutt was arrested and jailed on a drunken driving charge. Walden was car ried to the Fayetteville hospital for treatment and later returned to his home for convalecence. The cast was to have been re moved from his leg next vtgek. After his sudden death yester day Walden’s body was brought t James Walker Memorial hos pital in Wilmington for an autop sy on request of members of the . family. The results* of the autop sy have not been disclosed. | Mrs. E. W. Walden, Wilmington, vors include his parents, Mr. and In addition to the wife, survi two sisters, Mrs. W. C Bradley, Fayetteville, and Mrs. C. R. Garrett, Wilmington, one brother, Harry L. Walden, Wil mington, and three stepchildren, Katrina, Charles, and Luther Tyndall. GIRL GRIDDER GETS HER MAH IN CONTEST AND SAVES LIPSTICK STINNETT, Tex., Nov. 14—(IP) — Frankie Groves, Stinnett high school pretty, little linewoman, made football history here to night getting into eight plays as her team lost to Groom, Tex., 14-6. With her brown hair curling from out her headgear, the blue eyed, diminutive 16-year-old girl athlete got knocked down only once and astonished spectators on her last play by somehow' bowling over two opposing line men. All this, fans, without ever smearing her lipstick or without losing her enthusiasm for the game. “It was great fun,’’ she said as the gun sounded on Stinnett’s final game. “I’ll be out there with the team again next year.” “I’m not hurt a bit, just my face mashed in the mud is all.” The game W'as played under clear skies in freezing weather. Pearce, and Mr,s. Alease Mor rell; one brother, Joseph Ganey, all of this city. MRS. LILLY A. THOMPSON Mrs. Lilly A. Thompson, 95, died after a lengthy illness at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Clarence D. Maffit, 219 S. Fifth Ave , yesterday afternoon. She is survived by five daugh ters, Mrs. Clarence D. Maffit of Wilmington, Mrs. George L. Morton of Atlanta, Ga., Mrs. C. R. Richards of Mobile, Ala., Sis ter Mary Leoba of Buffalo, N. Y., and Sister Mary Immacula ta, of Cincinnati, Ohio. One sis ter: Mrs. W. B. Lockett of Phila delphia, Pa. Three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Andrews Mortuary. The word “jealousy” is derived from the Greek word meaning to boil or ferment, according to the Encyclopedia Britannica. Fuel Oil PROMPT DELIVERY GODWIN OIL CO. Phone 7765 DRUMS — TANKS Photographic CHRISTMAS CARDS Made From Your Own Snapshots ORDER NOW CAROLINA CAMERA 121 Market Street * Dial 2-2882 HOME rOBKITOBE a. X3 Market St. Dial 5478 KELVINATOR. DUO THERM Dealer REALTY TRANSFER Joseph T. Brown to J. L. 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