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Published Every Friday Morning At SALISBURY, NORTH CAROLINA E. W. G. Huffman, — Editor SUBSCRIPTION RATES Payable In Advance One Year _ $1.00 Three Years - $2.00 Entered as second-class mail matter at the postoffice at Sal isbury, N. C., under the act of March 3, 1879. The influence of weekly news papers on public opinion exceeds that of all other publications in the country.—Arthur Brisbane. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1932 Common honesty should be more common. —Chicago Times. What the world needs is more starters and less cranks. —Florida Times-Union. All those "human dynamos" we used to read about back in 1929 and before must be short-circuit ed. —Dunbar’s Weekly (Phoenix) What this country needs is fewer needs. —Atlanta Journal. What the farmers want to know is how the officials on - the R. P. C. are going to help the people on the R. F. D. —Virginian^Pilot. The Literary Digest’s Pennsyl vania reports are fully as unbe lievable as Its Texas reports were four years ago. —Daily Oklahoman. This year the voters are going to cast their ballots for the man whom they think can drain the red ink out of their fountain pens. —Florida Times-Union. DANGEROUS DRIVING MONTHS ' and winter months are the most dangerous of the year for automobile driving. Rain, snow, sleet, hail and ice; early darkness, haste to reach Lome home and escape the' cold, tightly closed cars an,d low visibility, all contribute to the hazards. Skidding is a chief danger of cold weather driving. The motor ist must confront not only a visi ble wet or dry surface, but one hidden under a bed of fallen leaves. Last year 1,740 persons were killed and 51,720 injured in 44, 510 accidents due to skidding cars. "The automobilist cannot carry the driving practices of the late spring and summer over to the fall and winter without running a great risk of accident,” says Maxwell Halsey, Traffic Engineer of the National Bureaa of Casualty and Surety Underwriters. "Conditions become vastly different in the last three months of the year, and the driver must take them into con siderat:on.” Mr. Halsey lays down certain rules for the dangerous driving months. "Have your car thoroughly in spected for any mechanical defects that may have developed during the summer. "Be especially sure your brakes are effective; be sure your tires are in first-class condition, aljso your' lights and your windshield wiper. "Cut down on your summer speed. "Allow for early darkness and for decreased visibility. "If you find your car going into a skid, do not jam on your brakes.” Available statistics indicate that automobile fatalites in the United States decreased about 12 per cent the first 7 months of this year. If that record were to be maintained up to, and. including December 31st, it would mean that the num ber of human lives taken by motor cars during the year would fall Ic low 30,000 for the first time since 1928. However, the supreme test is now being applied. Every a gency nowadays is endeavoring to bring about a reduction in auto mobile insurance rates. A winter driver should realize that he can contribute most to the success of this movement by driving which will decrease the number of acci dents. Under the most perfect condi tions the driver of an, automobile should exercise extreme care. And when the bad days come, that care should be stretched to the utmost. MISPLACED INGENUITY The artists who conceive and execute illustrations for advertis ing matter are supposed to be quite smart. Some of their work shows them to be too smart. Bill board advertising for instance. The highways are lined with bill boards on which huge illustrated advertisements are placed. These are changed with a certain frequ ency and new ads for other pro ducts take the place of former ones. For the space of the time that an ad is allowed to remain on the billboard, we have passed it daily and tried to study out what it meant. The idea illustrated is of ten so far fetched that a man would never catch it from passing the point from which it is expect ed to be read. Some of these ads are equal to Chinese puzzles and road maps. To understand what i is driving at you’d have to stop and spend some time in figuring it out. Now bill board advertising, if it has any value whatever, is valu able for its symplicity, quick sug gestiveness and the ease with which it can be comprehended—a glance from a moving car. The bill board artists and the advertising managers who sell this stuff to the manufacturers are sell ing them a lot of spoof and noth ing else. An artist may work out a picture which he can sit down in an office and explain easily to a numbskull manager, but when that picture goes out on a bill board it goes to the ash can so far as any returns it brings for the money is concerned. WHAT, JAKE A GOSLIN? Republican Senatorial Nominee Jake Newell tells the people that he is the hope of the drys, mean ing we take it, that he must be sent to the United States Senate if North Gairolina is to retain Sts present degree of aridity as con cerns the liquor question. The vit rolic tongue orator who is fighting it out with "Our Bob” may know whereof he speaks but if he is the hope of the drys we are fearful that the battle is lost. Jake is a capable sort of a fellow and not void of understanding nor does he lack many qualities we would welcome in our United States senator but we cannot help but feel that he is a bit bashful when he attempts to tell North Carolinians that prohibition is a gone goslin if he fails of election to the office of which he aspires. —Durham Herald HOW TO TORTURE YOUR HUSBAND "I’m happy and ail that, of course, old chap; still I wish my wife wouldn’t talk so much about her last husband.” "Forget it! Mine’s always talk ing about her next. —Boston Transcript. WHILE WE don’t try * »■ it TO MAKE this a it it it COLUMN OF * * * NATIONAL WOE, * * * IT SEEMS that every * * * ONCE IN a while >’r * * THE INFORMATION for «• * * THIS BIT of fun * * * RUNS IN the direction — * » * OF THE pleasures of WEDDED BLISS. For * * * INSTANCE, A certain 9J- * 9j* OUT-OF-TOWN friend si Si si OF A local chap said si si Si TO HIM, "Is your wife si si si A BUTTERFLY?” To si Si si WHICH THE local si si Si CITIZEN BITTERLY si Si Si REPLIED, "SHE thinks * * * SHE IS, but the way Jfr 9’e 95 SHE GOES through si si si MY POCKETS, she’s si si si MORE LIKE a moth.” si si si I THANK YOU. COMMENTS THE DIFFERENCE To The Editor: I clipped the followng edtoral from a recent issue of the Balti more Evening Sun. I think it is very appropriate at this time and 1 will appreciate it very much if you will publish same. —A. T. D. Away back in 1922 the late Wayne B. Wheeler was announc ing that the Literary Digest poll on prohibition taken that year was unworthy of consideration, be cause drys do not vote in news paper polls. In 1928 Democrats in large numbers denounced 'the Literary Digest Presidential poll taken that year as unworthy of consideration because it did not show the "sil ent” Democratic vote. In 1932 Republicans in large numbers are asserting that the Lit erary Digest poll of this year is un worthy of consideration because it does not show the great support they claim will come to the Presi dent on election day. Without doubt, if any Literary Digest poll had shown a dry ma jority, the wets would have de clared it unworthy of considera tion for this, that and the other reason. The principle seems to be that if the Literary Digest poll shows a majority against your side, then it is unworthy of consideration. But if it shows a majority for your side, then it is an important and sgnificant indication of which way the wind is blowing. As AEsop (at least we hope it was AEsop and not some other fel low) discovered many long years ago, it makes a difference whose ox is gored. CRIMINAL WASTE To The Editor: America has become a great na tion in the past by making use' of its waste materials. Yet there are millions out of work who are ready and able to work now, but if this keeps on may not be able to work. Many things we let go to waste, such as the dumping of food and burning corn in furnaces. How many hungry mouths would this feed? Why should they freeze and sleep in the rain and wooden boxes when we have thousands of empty factories and houses and churches which could be used in the even ings? Many of these have been empty for more than a year, bring ing in no profit; let them at least bring in a profit by saving lives. The churches claim to save souls, and are glad to come to many for money to help or build their churches. How about help ing those who helped them? They could easily let them sleep on the pews in the churches. "As ye do to the least or my bretnern ye do unto me.” "Come all ye who are weary and heavy laden and I will give thee rest.” Even the public schools and halls could be used. Many of those who pay high taxes think those who don’t own any property and don’t pay taxes should not have anything to say in the regularing of the govern ment. Yet when it comes to war, they expect these people who don’t own any property and have no property to protect, to go and risk life to save their property. One cannot get along without the other. To have good government the people and the government?, must co-operate. Let us save the waste to give to the needy? 1 —F. M. /. Salisbury, N. C., November 3, 1932 Editor of Carolina Watchman, Salisbury, N. C. Dear Mr. Editor:— On my way to the courthouse the other morning I found lying on the ground a pamphlet, issued by the Republican National Com mittee, entitled, "Hoover Friend of Worker”. This had perhaps been cast aside by some one who did not believe in Santa Claus. When I read the title, I said to myself, "What a friend”. It said that Mr. Hoover moves for shorter work week. (In fact he has so handled the situation that no one works at all.) The statement that attracted my attention more than anything else whs: "Practically every move that President Hoover has made in combatting the de pression has been in the interest of American wage earners.” We un favored many would answer that by saying, "It is to laugh.” He said that he had constructed a program to relieve the unemploy ed. He has already relieved them of their jobs. I wonder what else he intends to relieve them of, if he is reelected. He said that he had expanded the federal employment service to provide aid for jobless veterans and others In every state in the Union. I wonder if he means the same kind of aid that he provided the bonus seekers in Washington last August, when he ran them out of the capitol they had fought for, and the only place they could call home. He said that he would provide easier credits in home financing and thus save the homes of wage earners in distress. Hasn’t he real ized yet that we do not want soft creditr w e want naru casn. wc want a decent price for the fruits of our labors and fields. He says that he has provided jobs for a bout two million men during the coming winter and spring. If you were to ask him about the other nine million, he would say, "Why bring that up?” or "Aw, forget that.” He is asking the American peo ple to try him again, that he will not do any worse. He is sincere in that statement, and we believe him because it’s impossible to get any; worse. He has told us time and time again that prosperity is just around the corner, and I honestly believe that if we push him hard enough, he in return, will promise to re-iterate that statement on the day of his inauguration. I have heard some intimation that he intends to go back to the Old Country, if he is defeated on November 8 th. If that is true, then Franklin D. Roosevelt can send an official message from the White House to the President of France, as follows: "Lafayette, here he comes.” Or perhaps he will enjoy the fog of his dear old London again, and he can say, "Andy and Me—Me and Andy—we two, no more”. Very truly yours, —George R. TJzzell. PARTY LINES FAIL TO HOLD VOTERS IN THIS CAMPAIGN Continued front front page were Funifold Simmons, of North Carolina, and Tom Heflin, of Ala bama. These two Senators were promptly retired to private life be cause of their failure to remain re gular. But the fact remains that Southern Democrats in the rank displayed theiir independence of party regularity and as a result the "Solid South” was torn asunder. A Republican Picture Consider the picture in the Re publican party today. Senator George Norris is cam paigning for Governor Roosevelt. Senator Hiram Johnson has pub licly stated that he cannot and will not support President Hoover for reelection. Senator Robert LaFollette in a statement to the press has an nounced that he will vote for the Democratic nominee. Senator John G. Blaine will' fol low the course of his colleague from Wisconsin. senator Smith w. rsrooKnart, after denouncing President Hoover and the Republican administration, is running as independent for re election to the Senate. Senator Bronson Cutting is lead ing a Hoover bolt in New Mexico. Senator James Couzens refuses to turn a hand to hold Michigan in the Republican column. Senator Lynn Frazier has ex pressed opposition to the Hoover candidacy. 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