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TOMORROW _.BY_ \ Frank Parker Stockbridg^ QUEEN . • • arrives I saw the biggest ship ever built come into New York Harbor on her first voyage, the other day. I have seen all of the other big ships of the past forty years and traveled on sfome of them, but the "Queen Mary” is the biggest and the fastest of them a IT. A great deal has been said and printed to the effect that big ships in the thousand-foot class are un economical. They cost a lot to build, of course. The "Queen Mary” cost about $50,000,000. But ship ping experts tell me that with full toads of cargo and passengers, these big ships are more profitable to operate than smaller ones. I would like to see our own country build a ship ts big as the "Queen Mary.” + * » PORTS . . .. • channel There are very few seaports in the world into which ships of the size of the "Queen Mary,” the "Nor mandie” and the great German and Italian liners can enter. From the ocean up to her dock, the “Queen Mary” had only five feet of water under her keel, most of the way. She would not have had that much —would not have been able to en ter New York at all—if it had liot been for the foresight of a New York merchant named, Am brose, to whose memory a monu ment was unveiled at the Battery the day the "Queen Mary” arrived. Mr. Ambrose devoted much of his life to urging the dredging of a deep, straight channel from the sea into New York at all—if it had the old bed of the Fludson River, the Ambrose Channel, 40 feet deep at low tide, is all that has kept New York from yielding its supre macy as a seaport to Boston. The Erie Canal, which gave an easy and safe water-route between the Hudson River and the newly opened regions of the West, more than 100 years ago, started New York on its way to becoming the nation’s largest city. Up to then Philadelphia and Boston were both larger. The Ambrose Channel has enabled New York t<j hold first w ^ w SCRAPPING . . of ships Some day they will scrap the "Queen Mary.” The great "Maure tania” has just been junked, and the giant "Majestic” is on her way to the ship-breakers. In the past 20 years a dozen giants of the ocean have been broken up, because it no longer paid to run them. , Our town "Leviathan,” which Was the German-built "Vaterland before the war, a sister-ship of the "Berengaria,” is due for the scrap yards before long. The 'Levia than,” however, has earned her keep since the United States Govern ment took her over as a prize of war in 1917. She carried more than 5,000 American soldiers every voyage tb France during the war, and the boys of the Rainbow Di vision still have an affection for the old "Levi Nathan,” as they nicknamed her. * » » SIZE . . • . 1858 miracle The biggest ship afloat before the "Queen Mary” was the German bilt "Majestic,” 915 feet long. The "Queen Mary,” is 103 feet longer than that. But 77 years ago, in 185 8, British ship builders in one jump launched a ship that was nearly twice as long as the biggest then afloat. The jump from the "Persia,” 360 feet, was as much of a miracle then as it yould have been today had the "Queen Mary” been 1,800 feet long. The "Great Eastern” was re garded as the Eighth Wonder of the World, but she was too awk ward and too slow to be profitable. After a few voyages between Liver pool and Boston, and a brief ex perience in laying the first trans Atlantic cable, she wound up her career ingloriously, for many years as a floating hotel ancMored off an English coast resort, and then as a ooal hulk in the marbor of Gibral tar, and finally was scrapped for old metal. TRAVEL . . . Investment There never was a time when it was so easy to travel swiftly and at so little cost to niove around the world, as it is now. Speed and luxury have to be paid for, of course. But there are a couple of dozen safe and comfortable ships that will take ytou to Europe and back for around $1.50. You can fly across the Atlantic on the "Hindenbery” for $300. Air (Continued on page Four) r | ^ yyi - Boosters For A > ™ * U-i Greater Salisbury ^ A NEWSPAPER DEVOT UPBUILDING OF ROWAN COUNTY V* __ ____' _ _; \ — ■ . ■ ■ r.V;/ =' ■ ■ ■ = FC 1832—104TH YEAR SALISBURY, N. C., FRIDAY MORNING, FRIDAY, JUNE 12, 1936 VOL. 104 No. 46 PRICE 2 CENTS ——Sir — :.: -• 1 - " z . County Primary Results COUNTY TICKET The official canvass showed the following results: State senate— Jamison, 1,322; Barringer, 1,582; Gregory, 3,470; Kesler, 2,193. House of representatives—Owen, 2,511; Bean, 2,687; Uzzell, 4,276; Murphy, 4,508; Simmers'on, 2,430. Solicitor county court—John C. Kesler, 6,844; Tresler, 1,571. Sheriff—Krider, 6,262; Goodson, 2,602. Board of Education-—Safrit, 4, 209. County commissioners—Linn, 6, 346; Long, 6,343; Bernhardt. 6,152 Byrd, 6,114; Graham, 5,971; Link, 4,898; Current, 3,806. STATE TICKET In the state ticket the following were official results: Governor—Hoey, 4,034; Mc Donald, 3,000; Graham, 2,019; Me Rae, 15. U. S. Senate— Bailey, 4,533 Fountain, 2992; Griffin, 552; Strain, 232. Lieutenant governor— McNeill, 2,873; Grady, 2,604; Horton, 2, 086. Secretary of state—Wade, 4,659; Eure, 2,250; Dunnagan, 1,031. Auditor—Pou, 4,525; Durham, 1,369; Dowell,1,095; Miller, 1,062. Treasurer — Johnson, 5,860; Allderman, 996. Commissioner of Agriculture— Scott, 4,951; Graham, 3,104. ---— Graham Concedes Primary Win To Hoey, McDonald Sandy Graham, defeated Demo* cratic gubernatorial aspiriant, sent the following telegram to Clyde Hoey and Dr. Ralph W. Me Don ald, both of whom defeated him at the polls: "Please accept my sincere con gratulations upon the vote of con fidence in your leadership mani fested by the Democrats of North Carolina in the primary on Satur day. My heart is filled with grati tude to the thousands who so loy ally supported my candidacy but I assure you that my elimination leaves no trace of bitterness. Should there be a second primary, I sincere ly hope that throughout its course the first thought of all will be that we are Democrats who in November must be united against a common foe and in a position to assure Pre sident Roosevelt that North Caro lina will support his leadership as enthusiastically as it did four years age with unbroken Democratic ranks in which I will be fighting with my usual vigor. "Sincerely, "SANDY GRAHAM” CHINA GROVE MAS HURT SERIOUSLY IN WRECK Lewis Eddleman of China Grove, about 60 years of age, is in a criti cal condition at the Rowan general hospital as the result of an auto ac cident here Sunday afternoon. While turning into a driveway on East Innes street, his car was struck by one driven by W. R. Jul lian of Spencer, which was going in the opposite direction. Eddle man was hurled from his car to the sidewalk, and sustained critical hurts. C. R. Brown of this city started with him to the hospital in a pri vate car, and while en route his au to and ambulance, which had been called to the scene, sideswiped. Both vehicles were damaged, but no oc cupants hurt. Julian was placed under $500.00 bond pending further inquiry into the accident. In TAe WEEK’S NEWSl1 GREETED BY PRESIDENT— Mrs. Alfred Watt, of Canada,' president of the Associated Country Women of the World, is greeted by President Roose velt during the third Triennial Conference in Washington, D.Cj RURAL PRESS RECOG- ®j NIZED — The second an nual contest for country !|§ newspaper correspondents, conducted by The Country Home Magazine. Is In full. . swing. Picture shows wlnJ ner of last year’s contest. Country CorrespondenH Mary E. Mahnkey of Oasis, ^ Mo., who won free trip to New York, cash prize and silver trophy. £1 ZIONCHECK CHECKED FOR LUNACY—Lodged In a ward of a Washington, D. C.f hospital for; observation as to* a his sanity Repre sentative Zioncheck gives his version of a “man bowed by; grief.” ' ; ! i i |! CHORDS— ! Clem McCarthy, right, and Edwin C. Hill ; have been In heavy training for broad : casting the Louis-Schmeling fight to be | held at the Yankee Stadium, New York City, the night of June 18th, The broad cast, sponsored by Buick, will be over the Red and Blue NBC networks. NOW ON RADIO —Blonde and charming Joan Marsh of screen fame has left Hollywood to join the ranks of radio stars. Miss Marsh is heard on the "Flying Red Horse Tavern” program every Friday night at 8:30 o’clock, E.D.S.T, over the Columbia network. KING DONS STRAW HAT j —King Edward who sets ; men’s styles for the world, ! recently appeared In a j new straw hat—and thus! the season was officially opened. 1935 Relief Costs Rose 300 Millions Washington—in a final report ion the Federal amergency relief ad ministration, Ffarry L. Hopkins said that relief activities dost the Federal government nearly $300, 000,000 more in 1935 than in 1934 His report showed also that from January 1, 1933 to December 31, 1935, when the Federal govern ment ended the so-called dole, the total cost of relief was $409,433, 367.. Of the amount the Federal gov ernment supplied $2,905,701,29<>, tor 70.9 per cent; State governments $522,779,649 and local communi ties $667,952,422. Although the new work relief program which was started last August attained its goal of 3,500, 000 jobs in December, FERA spent $1,395,080,575 during the year. This compared with $1,065,004,451 in 1034 and $480,716,270 in 1933. Because of the delay in getting the new program under way, $93 5, 930,085 was required to taper off FERA. instead if the $890,000,000 estimated when the $4,800,000,000 work relief fund was made avail able. Hlopkins report, made as Senate and House conferees strove for an agreement on a new $1,425,000,000 Salisbury Is Golf Winner Winston-Salem—Salisbury’s jun ior golfers, with 45 1-2 points, won in the fourth-city league here Mon day. Winston-Salem was second with 40 points, Charlotte third with 25 and Greensboro trailed with 15 1-2. Leading the winners were Pal mer Laughridge, Frank Harris, Richard Randleman and Clarence Klutz. Roy Tinsley of Charlotte was low among the assistant pros compet ing with a 78. penditures, or activities of other gress administration, did not include the $83 3,965,000 of Federal funds spent in the old CWA, WPA ex penditures, r activities of other agencies such as PWA, and the Civilian Conservation Corps. During the three years State and local relief constructions amounted t0 $663,000,000—$196,697,393, or 24.9 per cent of the total cost in 1933; $224,564,038, or 15.3 per cent in 1934; $241,745,894 or 13.3 per cent in 193 5. ROWAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL RODEO. The Four Bullet Ranch outfit which is to present the Rodeo and Wild West, June 24, 25, 26 and 27 under the auspices of the Rfc>wan Memorial Hospital is a well and long known group of western riders who have appeared at every stam pede, at sofne time or other, throughout the entire country. The west tof yesterday brought vividly to you by people who know cattle, horses and how to handle them. Presented to the people of Salisbury by that master producer Major George W. Sc|ott who has been offering sensational events of this character all over the country for years. Local events will interspersed through the regu lar program by home flown boys and girls. Within the next week a suitable lot downtown will be se cured for the local folks to practice under the direction of a champion roper who will instruct any and all whp may wish to enter, every one in town may contest in this event. A local merchant will sup ply the ropes for the contestants, so all you have to do is to come to the point designated in the near future and get in the swim. Real Texas long horns, brahma Steers, wild outlaw bronchos, cowboys, cowgirls and Indians participating in the wild mellee of a real cow camp in full operation, just as it was in the days of your granddad dies. NOMINATE LANDON Governor Alf M. Landon of Kansas is the Republican nomi nee for president under a mandate handed down by the G. O. P. con vention now in session at Cleve land, Ohio. His nomination was made with ] l little or no opposition. Frank Knox, Chicago publisher was the choice for the Republican nominee for vice-president. 516,766 Votes All-Time High By Big A Margin SALISBURY TO OBSERVE JULY 6 AS A HOLIDAY Merchants and business firms of this city, including the banks, will observe July 6 as a general holiday instead of July 4. it is announced by J. O. Sparks, president of the merchants association. The agreement has been reached in order that business may proceed as usual on Saturday, July 4, and so that employes and workers may have a holiday on the Monday fol lowing. The probability of a sec ond Democratic primary on July 4 was another determining factor in the decision. Church Sells Gasoline Indianapolis, A $204,000 debt, and no money in sight, confronted the Rev. Ambrose J. Sullivan when he came to Holy Rosary Church, an Italian parish, two years ago. Last year spaghetti suppers and bingo parties netted $35,000. But Father Sullivan, a scrappy six-foot er, affectionately known tk> his parishioners as "Father Sullivano,” was impatient for more money to pay off the debt. Then he had an idea. That idea has jfust culminated in the dedication of a parish-controll ed filling station on the corner next to the church. He said today: "I believe we can net $5,000 or more each year from the station. He cited as reason for his optim ism: 125 Italian families in the parish, each with a vegetable, pro duce or fruit business and owning about 100 trucks and almost as many automobiles. OFFERS SCHOLARSHIP IN JERSEY CALF CLUB WORK The four-year scholarship to State College offered annually by Senator and Mrs. Cameron Morri son has been renewed for this year and will be awarded this fall tfc> the North Carolina 4-H calf club member making the best record with Jerseys. The Morrison Scholarship is open to all bona fide Jersey calf club members from 10 to 20 years old who will have completed tvA> or more years of calf club work,i said L. R. Harrill. 4-H club leader at the college. The entire Jersey record of each member seeking the scholarship will be considered in selecting the win ner, whether it be two, three, or four, or mbre years, Harrill point ed out. j To compete for the scholarship, the club member must exhibit a calf at the State calf club show to be held in connection with the State Fair next. October. In the event that no fair is held, another time and place fbr the exhibit will be designated. The following score card will be used in determining the winner: (1) As shown by the club mem ber’s record book—his financial gain, 30 points; dairy management. 10 points; leadership activities 10 points. (2) Type and condition of animal exhibited, 3 5 points; club member’s showmanship ability 15 points. Selection of the winner and the awarding of the scholarship will be made under the supervision of the 4-H club department of the State College agricultural extension ser vice. The scholarship is offered annu ally by former Senator and Mrs. Camerion Morrison to stimulate more interest in high quality 4-H calf club work, Harrill stated. The scholarship will be available next fall, and must be put into use not later than the beginning of the fall semester in 1937. Otherwise it will revert to the scholarship fund. Hoey Received 193,846; McDonald 189,504; Graham 126,682 and McRae 6,734 Rowan Gave Hoey A Lead Of 1,034 Final results for state offices in Saturday’s primary are as follows: FOR GOVERNOR Hoey, 193,846. McDonald. 189,503. Graham, 126,682. McRae, 6,734. (Hoey’s lead, 4,342.) FOR U. S. SENATE Bailey, 23 8,244. Fountain 175,83 5. Griffin, 23,543. Strain, 13,065. It was indicated that a second primary would be called for by McDonald. If this develops, the next voting day would be July 4th. Paul Grady, president pro tem of the Senate, was leading, and it appeared he would enter a second contest with W. P. Horton, a legis lative veteran, but the third man, George McNeill of Fayetteville, was less than 10,000 votes behind Hor ton. The standing in the lieutenant Governor’s race was: Grady, 154, 887;Fforton 132,058; McNeill 123 855. Incomplete unofficial returns showed only two State officers, Charles Johnson, treasurer, and Clyde A. Erwin, superintendent of public instruction, to have com fortable majorities. Commissioner of Agriculture W. A. Graham trailed W. Kerr Scott, Grange leader, by 10,000 votes, with more than two thirds of the precincts reported. Secretary of State Stacey W. Wade was leading his nearest rival Thad Eure, principal clerk of the House, but lacked a majority in the three-cornered race and a run-off was indicated, July 4th. State Auditor, Baxter Durham, was behind George Ross Pou, high man among the four candidates, but a run-off was also indicated in this contest. Food Dealers Elect Roebuck R. B. Roebuck of Wilmington, who filled out an unexpired term last year, was elected president of tre North Carolina Food Dealers association at the close of the ninth annual convention here Tuesday. Other officers are: L. S. Wig gins of Charlotte, and E. L. Rufty of Salisbury, vice-presidents; R. P. Covington, of Charlotte, treasurer. J. B. Vogler of Charlotte is the ex ecutive secretary. Vogler was re elected for the ninth consecutive year. The 19 37 convention city was left for selection of the board of di rectors. A number of resolutions were passed at the concluding session this morning. One expressed re gret at the death of Dr. Jiohn T. Burrus of High Point, an "ardent admirer and worker with the mer chants.” Other resolutions urged a fair trade law for North Carolina; op posed any special commodity tax or license ;on oleomargarine or foods of any kind; and opposed the sales tax in any form, especially on food commodities.