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The Carolina Watchman __ "The Watchman Carries a< Summary of ^All The TTgws” IOUNDED 1832—100TH YEAR SALISBURY, FRIDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 21, 1932 VOL. 100 NO. 12 PRICE 2 CENTS That New York Political Situation .. ■■ i,^ ____ Political eyes of the nation are on New York state where Republicans and Democrats are in a knock-down, drag-out fight which started months ago and came to white heat in the Rooseveh-Al Smith-Jimmy Walker, investi gations, split, etc., situations. Here are photos of the heavyweight candidates in the state fight; Left, Col. Wm. J. (Wild Bill) Donovan, G.O.P candidate for Govornor; Upper circle, Lewis H. Pound, G.O.P. candidate for mayor of New York City; Lower circle. Judge John P. O'Brien. Tammy compro mise candidate over Walker for mayor on Democratic ticket; Right, Lieut Gov. Herbert H. Lehman, Democratic candidate to succeed Gov. Roosevelt '“Outstanding in 1932~ ! The honor and title of being “The outstanding woman in America for 1932” was awarded Amelia Earhart Putnam, in civic ceremonies at Phil adelphia. Her solo flight across the Atlantic, the first woman, was the feat which won for her. NEWS BRIEFS HEADS AMERICAN BAR Clarence E. Martin, of Martins burg, W. V., was chosen president of the American Bar association, which held its 5 5 th annual meet ing last week at Washington. DEDICATES MEMORIAL Thousands gathered at Rich mond to witness the dedication of Virginia’s memorial to her World war heroes, a carillon housed in a beautiful tower. ■ - FOIL PRISON BREAK EFFORT One convict was killed hurt at Montgomery, Ala., when 16 tried to escape and around 500 prisoners took part in a general uprising against authority. NURSES NAME OFFICERS The State Nurses association have concluded at Raleigh a three day convention. Miss Flettie Reinhardt, Winston-Salem, was re turned as president and head of the officers. Winston-Salem won the 193 3 convention. PITTSBORO HAS FIRE The Fields building, most mod ern business structure in Pittsboro was destroyed by fire of unknown origin, with a theatre and four mercantile firms on the first flqpr and a number of private offices on the second floor gutted by the flames. STABBED IN FIGHT Paralyzed on his left side as re sult of a knife stab in the spinal column, Marlow McCraw, 14, Burlington, is fighting, for his life. Contane Ball, 15, is held for the stabbing. He says McCraw and others attacked him as he was es corting a girl t«j her home. GUILTY OF MURDER George W. Courson was found guiky, by a Jacksonville, Fla., jury of manslaughter of Arthur Maillefert, young convict who died in a prison camp with shack les on his feet and a chain about his neck. Courson and Solomon Higginbotham, guards, were ac cused of murder. Higginbctthfim was freed by the Jury. Courson noted an appeal. DIES OF BASEBALL BLOW Struck in the head by a baseball in a game at Low Gap, Mont Is aacs, 23, died at his home near El kin, a week after he had received the accidential blow. CHILD BURNED TO DEATH Effie Jackson, 2, of southwest Lenoir county, burned to death October 13 when her clothing caught from an open fire. LUTHERANS PROBE PENSION, RELIEF FUND The Lutheran biennial confer ence at Philadelphia ordered an in vestigation of investments in pen sion and relief funds of the church. It resulted from criticism of the real estate and morteaee holdings. All Voting Is To Be Secret November 8 Everyone To Receive Same Kind Of Slips On Entering Booths On Election Day North Carolina voters on Nov ember 8 will find themselves vot ing _a„ Straight Australian bj.'iet i the first time, IF was pointed out yesterday at the office of the coun ty board of elections. All candidates for office will be on the same ballot, and there will be this fall no Republican tickets as distinguished from Democratic tickets, said Chairman E. C. Gre gory of the election board. In Rowan county there will be only four ballots, and in each of the 31 precincts identically the same ballots will be cast. CJne bal lot will contain the names of the Democratic, Republican and So cialist, presidential electors. The second will be the state ballot, which will contain Democratic and Republican candidates for state officers and for United States sen ator and congress. The th:rd will be the county ballot, listing all Republican and Democratic candi dates for county officers, including township constables. The fourth ballot will be for voting for or a gainst the proposed constitutional amendments. Can vote Straight 1 ick.et If a voter wishes to vote a straight state ticket or county ticket, he merely makes a cross mark at the head of the column of his respective party. If he wish es to vote for Ehringhaus for gov ernor, for example, and Jake New ell for the senate, he does not make a cross in either the Democratic or Republican circles, but merely makes a cross in the square op posite each candidate he votes for. In other words, he votes a mixed ticket. When the voter goes to the polls, he is handed the ballot. He goes into the booth and votes for the candidates he prefers. There is no way to prevent his ballot from being secret, as would happen in event each party had differenet tickets, for everybody gets the same sort of ballot. It is a secret ballot in the full meaning of the word and a pure Australian ballot. Two Weeks To Register Two Saturdays remain for reg istration, said Chairman Gregory. The registrars will be at the polls from 9 o’clock to sunset each Sat urday and at their homes on other days. STATE HOSPITAL HEAD DIES Dr. Albright Anderson, 73, for 19 years head of the state hospital for insane at Raleigh, died Sunday morning of uremic poisoning. 76 Killed By Autos _In Sept. Automobile accidents claimed 76 lives in North Carolina and in jured 482 during September, the motor vehicle bureau has reported. The toll included seven children who were run over while playing in the streets. Drunken drivers killed two people, while reckless driving claimed 18 lives. Speeding resulted in 12 deaths. There were 315 motor accidents reported in September. Male driv ers were at the wheel of 423 auto mobiles involved, while women were driving only 44. Forty-five motorists figuring in accidents were intoxicated at the time. A total of 1,005 persons were killed in automobile accidents in North and South Carolina in 1931, while 6,165 ^others were injured. The first nine months of this year, in the two Carolinas, 644 persons were killed and 4,324 hurt. Although only 20 days have passed this month, records reveal 26 have been killed in the state during that period. FATAL EXPLOSION Pouring kerosene on live embers to kindle a fire, was a fatal mis take for Mrs." W. L. Harrison, wife of a Caledonia prison farm guard, October 13. An explosion ignited her clothing and she was burned to death. Jake F. Newell Speaks Tonight At Courthouse Jake F. Newell, Charlotte at torney and Republican nominee for the United States Senate, will deliver an address in the Rowan county courthouse tonight at 8 o’clock. Preceding the address, there will be a torch light parade down Main Street. The parade will form on Main Street at the Kress build ing and proceed down Main Street to the courthouse. Mr. Newell, dry leader in this state, is expected to discuss this issue at length, as well as the leading issues confronting the people in this campaign. RUM DEALERS DRAW STIFF PRISON TERMS Federal Judge Hayes Hears Many Liquor Cases-Several Probations Are Revoked - —--- l - ' " GOOD MORNING WORD COMES FROM PARIS that skirts will be "even longer.” Which goes to show how silly it was to mistake style for common sense in the first place. — STRAW VOTES AS IT WERE show which of the candidates is making hay. THE TROUBLE WITH THE Government is it can’t seem to get on its feet without getting on ours. _ ORATORY IS THE WIND that blows the chaff. HUNGER IS NOT APPEAS ed a whole lot by the things poli ticians would have us swallow. - - IN TTMES-UIKE THESE many a lover finds the engagement dia mond a stumbling stone. "Why so blue, Rastus?” "Ah lost mah chickens.” "Don’t worry, chickens go home to roost.” "Dat’s de trouble, boss, they went!” Blanche: Didn’t you and Harry take a walk alonjj toward the end of the dancing party? Pauline: Yes, we simply had to stretch our legs a bit. "She fainted and was resuscitat ed.” "Another good woman gone wrong.” George: Say, there ought to be a cooling system in Mary’s house. Pat: There is. Her old man sits downstairs whenever I call. Voice from Upstairs: Jane, tell that young man to turn those lights on. Jane: But, Father, we haven’t turned the lights off. V. F. U.: Oh! All right. I thought I heard the light button snap. Jane: No, Father, that wasn’t the light button. "How far are you going?” said the coy young thing as the car jerked to a standstill on the lonely road. First Model: I said some very foolish words to my boy-friend last night. Second Model: Yes? First Model: That was one of them. He: I’ll bet there’s one dance you won’t sit out. . . . She: Which is that? He: The St. Vitus Dance. "Your son has very fine man ners. He opened the gate for me.” "Oh, that’s nothing. He does that for the cows every evening.” "Say, Tom, what’s that piping around your girl’s waist for?” "That’s a water cooler. The curse of drink is paying for k. "My, how you must love that girl.” "Gee, does she look that bad?” ; Helen Jacobs* New Role Helen Jacobs, women’s national tennis champion, has quit California and year-around tennis and from her headquarters in the Panhellenic Hotel for girls in New York, joins the lit erary ranks. Miss Jacobs is writing a book on tennis for beginners. She has no fear of going stale physically. "Plenty of walking, squash, indoor tennis and sleep will keep me fit,” says Miss Jacobs. rake Money Gang Sent To The Pen Cases against several counter feiters arrested a few months ago in a roundup in this state were dis posed of in federal court here. Judge J. J. Hayes sentenced J. D. Kelly to three years in Atlanta penitentiary in each of four cases and fined him $ 1 in each case. Frank Webb'was fined $180 and placed on three years probation in one case, in another judgment was suspended. Eugene Click was sentenced to Atlanta to two years and fined $1 in each of three cases, the terms to run concurrently. Joe West was fined $180 and put on probation for three years. DeWitt Bost was sentenced to Chillicothe reformatory for two years and fined $ 1 in one case, but judgment was suspended in anoth er. Raymond Herrin was sentenced to 18 months at Chillicothe in one case and a year and a day m anoth er, the terms to run concurrently. In a third case he was sentenced to a year and a day at Chillicothe, the terms to begin at the expira tion of the first. ROCKINGHAM STRIKE ENDS Gaining none of their demands, 1,200 textile strikers at Rocking ham voted by big majority to re turn to work in the Pickett and Entwistle ir^lils. TT^e 'company stores reopened Monday and Wed nesday was set as date of mill op eration. The workers had been idle eight weeks. • GORDON MANAGES HOME BANK Hugh H. Gordon, Miami, Fla., has arrived in Winston-Salem to become manager of the fourth district home loan bank which opened for business. Number Of Offenders Sent To Atlanta While Others Given Time In County Jails Violators of the national prohi bition laws fared hard in federal court here this week. Judge John son J. Hayes, presiding over the October term, meted out a number of sentences to the penitentiary and to various county jails. In several instances, probations given at former terms were revok ed, A large number of booze sales men pleaded guilty to the charges preferred against them. A summary of the leading cases follows: Earl Smith and Olin Smith, pos session and transporting iiquor, plead guilty; 18 months each in C.hillicothe reformatory. Mary Strockton and Febe Grif fin, possession and transporting of liquor; Griffin plead guilty, 18 months in Atlanta prison: verdict of not guilty as to Mary Strock ton, by order of the court. Henry Marks, violation of nat ional prohibition act; jury verdict of guilty, 18 months in Atlanta I and $200. Leo Franklin Fry and Glenn Lester Beauchamp, violation of national motor vehicle act. Fry plead guilty, 14 months in Chilli cothe reformatory; nol pros as to Beauchmanp. Roy McKinney, violation of na tional motor vehicle theft act, plead guilty; two years in Chilli cothe reformatory. Joe Lentz, Stanly county, viola tion of national prohibition act, plead guilty; $150. Charles Dees and Eddie Spivey, possession and transporting of liquor, plead guilty; both on pro bation three years. Earl Burroughs, manufacturing and possession of liquor, plead guilty; six months in Montgomery county jail. Charley Talbert and Jesse Thomason, possession and* trans porting of liquor, plead guilty; on probation until the April term of court. J. Robert Melton and J. Pres ton Crisco, manufacturing and possession of liquor and conspiracy, plead guilty to manufacturing and possession; probation until April term. A. L. Hinson and J. J. Hatley, manufacturing and possession of liquor; six months each in Cabar rus county jail. Floyd Ledbetter, Cabarrus coun ty, violation of national prohibi tion act; capias for non-payment of fine is extended, defendant in state prison for a term of ten years. George Floyd, Davidson county possession and sale of liquor; plead guilty; six months in jail and $200. John Hunt, Davidson county, possession and sale of liquor; plead guilty; probation two years. Ernest Snyder, Davidson coun ty, possession and sale of liquor; plead guilty; on probation three years. Dave Leonard, Davidson coun ty, violation national prohibition act; plead guilty; $100 and placed (Please turn to page two) " Oh Yeah," said Bert 1 Bert Lievsay, Hollywood butcher, had been songht for fir* years by attorneys who wished to tell him ine speculation in four sections of New Mexico land, years ago,—is now the home of many oil wells and wealth for him. Bailey Blaines G.O.P. Leaders For Depression Indicting the Republican party for policies that have isolated the United States, piling up taxes un til they are unbearable and foist ing upon the country a banking system that could not endure, Sen ator Bailey in a speech to a large audience here Wednesday night pledged the Democratic party to a readjustment of taxes, a world wide po'icy that will put us on friendly terms with other nations and a relief program for the far mers that will really relieve. Senator Bailey very forcifully outlined some of the proposed measures for bringing' back pros perity. Federal taxes will be cut to the bone, with the Democrats promising at least a 25 per cent re duction, he statejl. Further, the agricultural difficulty will be ad justed so that the farmer will be protected and make a fair profit on his farm products, thereby pro viding a market for industry. The banks will be safe deposits for the depositors, Mr. Bailey said, and the Democratic program proposes to seek a new system whereby a person may not be able to borrow money for gambling or speculation. Another of the Democratic measures is to pursue an interna tional policy for peace, and read justments of tariif laws so that all trades of all nations will be aided. Ross M. Sigmon, chairman of the county executive committee, opened the meeting, afterward turning it over to Lee O. Gregory, chairman of the Rowan Roosevelt Garner club, sponsors of the meet ing. Charles L. Coggin,. local at torney, introduced Mr. Bailey, and spoke of his honesty, faithfulness and loyalty to the interests of the common people. During Mr. Bailey’s address, he paid a beautiful tribute to the late Senator Lee S. Overman, of this city, and his closing words attri buted to Franklir\ D. Roosevelt, whom Mr. Bailey predicted would be elected by a large majority.