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Fair. col<,*r in e*St P°rtion - J,V Wednesday fair. Tu*»da>' (tin1 %wxt& GOOD AFTERNOON Maybe the new Washington 25 cent pieces were coined in the hope of bringing business im provement from a new quarter. 52—No. 44 HENDERSONVILLE, N. C., TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1933 SINGLE COPIES, FIVE CENTS [JAPAN REPORT Ik price 1,41! LEADER m STRIKE l^onstrations Feature Holiday's Developments in Wisconsin ItfE-UP PRECEDES ZERO' HOUR THERE y WILLIAM A. MUELLER Press Staff Correspondent JH.WAUKEE. Wis.. Feb. 21. rp— Fighting broke out yes on many fronts in advance i ^ violence deadline set by liKoas farmers in the Wiscon « milk strike. (V^iJent Walter M. Sinjrler. of u cooperative milk pool, had ned picket-* to use no violence after today. farmers grew impatient, how Mr ami launched advance at widely separated sections, jy i:>t> to force up milk prices C the product from mar ,VW greatest dairy state in iW:2ioR i t^ bombs were hurled. I I. 'hreats were cheese factories. C*impi -plashed over b«ays kets engaged in I--, they re "just prelim i IP "s* j The H >st effective in I Thousands of I milk • re damped. Sev ier - jm'- ude closed. I ence bi kt ut in central LiMu:.: ountie*. JaiRM »a> >ropoed while at I •: . n 4."> cans of milk I-..:<;> r plant at Clinton l-j K '-ached the market Mhm'iu. Hi.i face was cut and ■ jwcif His milk cans were I tr:r I "7V»v Inat hell out of me." I explanation. I • Vaakeafca county, deputv ■lab ?::>-;ed "ear gas bombs at |- • arrested tour Bbcite their efforts, more titan I. a i- of milk were dump I- it county. I Dw :ies and pickets clashed in I istem counties, which r.• st of the milk for Mil I' I - pitched tents along the Hm.rs and stood guard ni.iihi p:: :iv. They stooped .veiv r contained milk, they r " Deputies saved some fcc.v. ;h,. odds were against I Borden Condensory at paawa was cut off from its sup ■tsource. Every road leading 0 l~i- blocked. More than 35 l: ■ t l ies shut down. I - ' .-: Manawa and Clinton I Mrs. George Shenk tried to I i path to her husband's f- :.i t try. Sn^ threatened to r- with a lead pipe unJ I" lispersed. They retreat r: ntinued stopoing truck f:;- Stance away. Henk close I | -a.: : y. Miagier was jubilant over de parts. He predicted the f ild become state-wide p a. rhen spread to other ■ ', lw la (thed when shown adver :un by Milwaukee op ^r.ts v,h11 termed the strike : or' a personally am ;er, self appointed." lr.ey'ro just starting to cry." ai'! Ma«.n. "They'll cry like hell re **•".rough with them." «THEATRE 10 BE NAMED THE CAROLINA fcnaper Buchanan Ar ranging Attractions for Opening Weeks fcacei^nvilli^ new theater ; hi* Carolina. lr" nnv playhouse, which >s 1 . iiunlction on th«* the r>l<l Rox theater, will tnd will he dedicated i ' '--rtainment needs of ami the thousand* * ' - i ach year, Harry E. *3nan. manager, said today, -met there probahlv is no ^•r t'mn in the s'ate that i> *.■- '.•!■■••■a Carolinian, it is that the name 'Caro ls. 1;j Perfectly fit the new 'V" "f recreation," he said. ^ irg date is to be an "Hi. Meanwhile. Mr. ;; anan is busy arranging at .* ' ~ wili be presen'ed y'i»rate> in the first few ► T' -c booking*. he said, tr.-sen carefully from largest and best i-. ' ■"< theater was destroyed ia-.. ^'ast year, since which have been given in the >•. /''' ! auditorium. The new V '■ 1 lit by Capt. Ellison : ' ' • the Publix-Kinceji ^Pany. On Edge! An uninvited guest was this aii plane which dropped in on a Brooklyn apartment house. Jerry Longobardi, a student pilot, was aloft at 2,000 feet when his motor failed and he had to make a land ing some place. lie chose this nice Hat roof, pancaked down, ripped a few shingles and bricks and made i a safe landing:, coining out un scathed although the airplane was damaged some. DIOCESAN MEET WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY 11th Annual W. N. C. Af fair To Be at Grace Church, Morganton The 11th annual convention of the Episcopal diocese of Western North Carolina, will be held at Morganton, with Grace church as the host Wednesday. The ses sion has been confined to a sin | gle day this year, and was post | poned from earlier in the month , to this date. I Rev. James P. Burke, rector I of St. James church, Miss May i Goodrich, president of the dio cesan Y. P. S. L., and Miss Sum ner of the mission at Upward, who is an educational field worker in the diocese, will leave ! this afternoon to attend the ses I sion. James A. Hatch, senior war den and Frank Eubank, both re cently elected delegates from St. 'James will go to the convention ion Wednesday morning. The Rt. Rev. Junius M. Horn ier. D. D., bishop of the western (North Carolina diocese, will be unable to attend the convention > this year, owing to an illness which* has confined him to his home at Asheville for some time. Owing to this circumstance, I the convention will be called to order by the clerk, the Rev. Mr. ; Burke, and the standing commit tee of the diocese will have charge until a presiding officei i for the convention has been elected. The usual procedure is J to elect the chairman of tb« i standing committee as chairman I of the convention. The Rev, George Floyd Rogers, rector of J Trinity church. Asheville, i chairman of this committee. Although Bishop Horner is nol well enough to be at the conwn tion in the capacity of presiding officer he has completed instruc | tions for carrying forward the details of the program. So far as known in advance i the time of the convention thi> year will be consumed by roti 'tine matters. Special- emphasis I will of course be laid on the ti nancial affairs of the diocesi and reports from all diocesan in stitutions, including the schools will be heard. Bishop Touret. residing ir Tryon, was expected to be a visiting speaker at the conven tion. He will appear in the roll , of a visitor and will be heard m (Continued on page three) ■V. Stimson Speeds Action For States' Repeal Vote FIVE GOVERNORS AND NINE LEGISLATURES ARE SET FOR EARLY AMENDMENT ACTION Scirc States Already Have Provisional Measures Before Them BY UNITED PRESS i The fate of prohibition today ! rested with the 48 states. I By a vote of 28i> to 11! I tlu* house of representatives yester |day passed the Blaine resolution j tailintr for repeal of the 18th amendment. , The measure already had pass 1 ed the senate. Secre'ary of State Henry L. i | Stimson received the document \t. 5 p. m. He immediately ordered a corps of stenographers to work : last night preparing 48 certified i copies to 'oe despatched to state | governors. The repeal amendment must be ; ratified bv two-thirds of the | states. Within an hour of the i house action yesterday, plans wero ; underway in several states to set i un tht> necessary machinery to j pass upon the controversial proh I lem. Governor Herbert H. Lehman sent a special message to the New • York legislature last night, urging early action. He has asked the ■ state alcoholic beverage control ! commission to report at once o:i i ! the calling of a convention to ; ratify the repealer. President-elect Franklin D. 1 Roosevelt, former governor or' i New York, also indicated his hearty approval of the house ac i tion. in isosion, uovernor r.iy reau a message to his legislature enipha j sizing the need (if a law providing for a constitutional convention, i Governor Schmedeman said he i expected Wisconsin to complete | ratification early in May. A law providing for a consti j tutional ratification convention al ready is in effect in Wyoming. A resolution asking fof» a con stitutional convention was intro duced in the Arizona legislature soon after the repeal measure had passed the house at Washington. A member of the Michigan •house of representatives proposed to save time and money by hav ing the legislature there sit as a convention for ratification. Gov ernor Comstock commented fa vorably on the suggestion. Separate bills to regulate the sale of beer and alcoholic bever ages. embodying two plans of liquor control, were approved by both houses of the Montana legis lature. Georgia was the first of ten states in the Old South to act. A resolution providing for a state convention to consider ratification was submitted in the house there. It was referred to committee. Meantime, the smallest brewery in the United States with only a two and a half barrels capacity reopened in Chicago after being (Continued on page three) TokiolYill Give Required Notice, Quitting League i —— i GENEVA. Feb. 21 —(UP).— | The Japanese intend to give two years notice, as required under | the covenant, when they with j draw from the League of Nations j this week as a result of the Man i churian dispute, it was learned ! authoritatively today. The withdrawal of their delcpa j tion from Geneva the end of the | month will not constitute formal | departure from the league, it was : understood, although it will be the ! first step in that direction. The j cabinet in Tokio already has de j tided to quit if the league assem bly approves its committee report and recommendations concerning Japan for her military activity in Manchuria since September 1031. I The assembly will approve the draft this week, and Japan's with J drawal under the two-years' no j tiee clause of the covenant will (follow, according to present plans. Peru Calls Out Fighting Force ARICA. Peru, Feb. 21.— (UP). Peru has decreed a mobilization of all citizens from 21 to 45 years of age. Advices from Tacna, Peru, said today a larere mass meeting1 was held at Tacna at which Colombia was denounced ' and crowds shouted "On to Bo gota." HOUSE OKEHS A RELIEF BILL AS TO TAXES Substitute Measure Abol ishes Penalties and Discounts RALEIGH, Fob. 21— (UP).— Far-reaching: rolief to taxpayers is provided in the Womble-Wilson Thompson bill, passed by the house today and sent to the sen ate. The act is the sub-finance committee's substitute for 25 or 30 similar bills introduced by va rious representatives. It abolishes tax penalties, gives five years in which to pay back taxes at six per cent interest, removes the discount for prepayment of taxes, allows partial payment of taxes, and greatly reduces the cost of prop erty sales for taxes. The senate today killed the Co rey bill to license automobile and truck driver?. The senate passed a bill today to require applicants for marriage licenses in North Carolina to file affidavit of physical fitness. Thf law replaces the present one re quiring physical fitws? -4 PASS BUCK AS TO KIND OF SALES TAX Tho Tii>i«»*-N«?ws ltiticiiu Sir W'jilt.T RALEIGH, Fob. 21. — The finance sub-committee has passed the buck as to what kind of sales tax the state shall have, if any, on to the joint finance commit tees, which in turn are expected to pass it on to the general assem bly. For without recommending the adoption of either, the sub committee lias brought out its new revenue bill containing two op tional sales tax sections, one a general sales tax of 2 per cent on retail sales, estimated to yield $6,000,000 a year, and a second "selected commodity" or so-called "luxury tax" plan, estimated yield about the same amount. The committee estimates that its new revenue bill will yield, with either sales tax. approximately $25,000, 000 a year. The committee stated in its re port that after careful study and consideration that it became "con vinced" that the "budget as out lined at present cannot be bal anced without new sales taxes if the general assembly is to avoid levies on productive business that would be confiscatory or danger ously discouraging to industry set up in the state but which may b? regarded as mobile." This means that the committee was convinced that a sales tax is the only way to avoid levying or increasing other taxes to the point where the businesses and ir.du? tries taxed might either be taxed out of existence or be forced to move to other states. Under the re-written revenuo bill as brought out by the sub committee. providing for a total of approximately $25,000,000 a (Continued on page three) ACREAGE, TEAM AND FARMING IMPLEMENTS DONATED FOR FURTHERING REHABILITATION 5-10 Committee Is Working Out Details; Instructions on Planting To Be Given and Survey of City's Arable Land Planned Donations of about 20 acres of land, a team, and farming imple ments were reported last night at a meeting; of members of the 5-10 Year Farm committee, welfare workers, and others at the court house. The meeting was held for the purpose of working out details of the farm program for the coming year during which time the re habilitation of the citizens of Henderson county through their own efforts will be sought. Reports from G. W. Justice and Noah Hollowell indicated that about 20 acres of land near Hen dersonville had been donated and that one man had offered the use of a team and implements in ex change for hand luf-or. Mr. Justice and Air. Hollowell were named as a committee to make a survey o£ ihe city to de termine how much land in the form of vacant property would be available for the making of gar dens for the needy. A committee, composed of home economics teachers in the county, was named to make recommenda tions for the canning and drying of vegetables to be grown in these community gardens. A committee, composed of County Agent O. B. Jones, L. H. McKay and E. T. Frisbie reported a program recommending the kinds of vegetables to be grown, the number of rows of each, planting dates for these vegetables and other information. This re- j port was adopted and 1.000 copies will be prepared for distribution among those who will plant gar dens, Mrs. P. F. Patton. a mem. j ber of the auxiliary commmittee, will assist in this work. 1 Forces Work at Night to Issue Messages All Governors Advised of i Congressional Action on Dry Amendment i By JOSEPH H. BAIRD United Press Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON, Feb. 21. (UP). The state department's machin ery was running; under "forced draft'' last night to submit tlie; Blaine amendment to th(> IS, states at the earliest possible mo-! ment. I A senate clerk delivered the! amendment to the state depart-1 ment at 5 p. m. only a few hours after it had passed the house. He acted, it is understood, on the request of Secretary Stim son who, being consulted, said he preferred not to wait until today to receive the legislation. The department ordered a j corps of stenographers to work last night preparing 48 certified copies and a covering letter to be despatched to as many state governors. Stimson was expect ed to act today at the latest. Such swiftness was in strik ing comparison with the time i consumed in legal "red tape" in submitting other amendments. For instance, the "lame duck'' amendment, recently proclaimed! was received in the state depart ment on March 3, 1932. It d'd not go out to the states until \ March 8—five days later. ^ • i — *ii l- . I 1 \vu uui: mucins win uc m mes^agi to the gov ernors. One will be a personal letter saying:, in effect: "I have the honor to enclose a certified copy of a resolution of congress * 15 * with the request that it may be submitted to a constitu tional convention of your state, etc." The second will be a copy of the Blaine amendment itself, certified to be true and correct, and bearing: the great seal of the! [department of state. The amendment will be sub-! niitted by the 48 governors to j special conventions called in • each state to act on this partial- J la»- matter—nothing else. Then,! when the conventions have actcd, ! the governors will certify their! I action to the secretary of state. I When .SO atifications have been! received, the secretary will pub licly proclaim the amendment as a part of the constitution. Informed yesterday that the Wyoming legislature already had arranged to summon a constitu tional convention to act on the Blaine amendment, before re ceiving it from Stinison, depart ment legal experts were of the opinion that such action was valid. They declined to make a form al ruling', holding that a matter for the courts. 150 Believed Dead From Explosion j SHANGHAI, Feb. 21.—(UP). One hundred and fifty people were believed killed when two gasoline tanks at Zung Dab rub ber vulcanizing plant exploded to day. - _ ! Bullet Victim Improved Mrs. Mary Cermak Kenlay, daughter of Mayor Anton Cermak of Chi cago who was critically injured when Giuseppe Zangara attempted to assassinate President-elect Roosevelt, is shown (right) chatting with Margaret Kruis of Newark, N. J., who was one of five persons wound ed by Zangara's attempt. She was reported "much improed.'' QUEEN MOVIE THEATRE HAS MORNING FIRE Stubborn Blaze Fought on Second Floor; Damage Placed at $1000 An early morning fire did dam age estimated at $1,000 to the Queen Theatre building on North Main street shortly after midnight this morning. The building is owned by H. A. Stepp and the damage is fully covered by insurance, Mr. Stepp said this morning. Origin of the blaze was unde termined, but the fire started in a small office on the second floor back of the projection room. The building was unoccupied and had not been used for about three months. It was operated for a number of months prior to that time as a picture house. The fire proved stubborn t o fight and the fire department was on the scene about two hours he fore the flames were extinguished. Two hose lines were iaid and wa ter was played on the flame* l'rom the roof of an adjoining building and from windows in front and at the side of the buil 'ing. poweTl "opens REVIVAL HERE Many Turn Out for In augural Service of Bap tist Revival Dr. W. F. Powell, who is hold ing a meeting this week at tlie First Baptist chu»*ch, has an nounced that he will preach to night on the subject, ''In Ilis Steps, or What It Means to be a Christian." The student body of Fruitland Institute will attend this service and Dr. Powell is urging both young and old to he present. On Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock he will preach on the sub ject, "When Water Turns Into Wine." Those who have h^ard this sermon pronounce it one of his best. He will speak Wednes day night on the subject "Sixty Seconds After Death." A great congregation attended the first service Monday night and heard Dr. Powell's inspiring message on "Come Unto Me All Ye That La bor and Are Heavy Laden." Special music is being rendered by the evening chorus under the direction of Roy C. Bennett. Miss Mamie Perry was the soloist Mon day evening; Spencer B. Kiner will sing tonight, and Emmett Davis, Asheville singer, will give the spe cial music on Wednesday night. Dr. Powell's schedule for Wed nesdav includes a sermor at the Mills River high school at 2:.T) Wednesday afternoon. This morn ing he spoke at Fruitland Insti tute and at Fletcher high school. HOOVER OPENS Ilast minute jRELIEF DRIVE !Sends Bristling Message! | to Capitol Hill Urging s Varied Program 1 By FREDERICK C. OTHMAN | WASHINGTON, Feb. 21. (UP) President Hoover unexoeetedly be gan a last minute drive yesterday to push his many-sided reconstruct-; tion program through the waning, days of the "lame duck'' congress. ( With his departure from tho | White House only two weeks j away, Mr. Hoover sent to Capitol i Hill a message bristling with such ! phrases as "critical importance," j "grave dangers" and "exaggerat ing fears." The message urged t adoption of eipht measures "look I ing to the promotion of economic recovery." The bankruptcy bill must be j passed, the president said, if de- j i structive receiverships, particular- | j ly among the railroads, are to be j avoided. The complicated domestic allot-; | ment plan would do more harm, ! than good to agriculture, said Mr. j Hoover. ' He urged that the house of rep resentatives quit making public the loans of the Reconstruction | Finance Corporation, declaring such revelations are drying up tho ! verv sources of credit. These three subjects were con- j I sidered by some as the most ira-! portant in the eight pithy para-1 ' (Continued on page three) ! Insane Filipinos Run Amok. 7 Others Killed MANILA. P. IM Feb. 21. (UP). ! Two Moros. crazed by the dread | jungle madness slashed seven na ( tives to death today with bolo j knives, and wounded three others j before thev were shot down by j members of the constabulary. The crazed natives ran from | hut to hut with huere bolo knives, i slashing indiscriminately. ! Screams of horror and suffer I ing warned many persons, who I fled from their barrios or native I huts. "Jnramentado! Juramentado!" I the villagers cried—the dreaded ! warning that men have gone amok. The two Moros. insane with blood-lust, ran from barrio to bar rio. slashing with their huge kn'ves. Constabularymen who heard the cries drew hasty and fired, to pre vent more killings. It was impos sible to take the men alive, it was renortcd. The wholesale killine was the first recent outbreak of the dread ed "junple madness." Once fairlv common, such out breaks have been almost ended. WAR ON WIDE SCALE LOOKED FOR i ORIENT Jap Fighting Machine Is Held Up as Chinese Wreck Bridge CHINESE INVOKING ANOTHER BOYCOTT GENEVA, Feb. 21.—(UP).— Japan officially rejected today the committee "veport to the as sembly of the League of Nations, blaming Japan for events in Manchuria. TOKIO, Feb. 21. —(UP).— Twenty thousand persons, most of them former Japanese sol diers, attended two mass meet ings here today and adopted res olutions urging Japan's imme diate withdrawal from the Lea gue of Nations. NANKING. China. Feb. 21.— (UP).—Boycott of Japanese mer chandise and labor will be sought by China as the result of Japan's refusal to accept the committee report to the League of Nations. PEIPING, Feb. 21.— (UP).— The Japanese war machine in Manchuria posed for an onslaught aimed to drive 150,000 Chinese troops from Jehol, was crippled today by Chinese raiders who de stroyed a strategic iron railway bridge. Japanese attacked Chinese positions at Nanling and Pei yingtze. Tuesday, Japanese mili tary attaches said today. TOKIO. Feb. 21.—(UP).—The Japanese war office closed down today on all reports regarding troop movements and declined to confirm or deny reports that the Japanese had started a drive :n Jehol. JAPANESE BEGIN DRIVE AT DAYBREAK GENEVA. Feb. 21.—(UP)—A large scale Japanese military op eration against Chinese in tho province of Jehol began at day break today, the United Press was informed in an authoritative source. Advices received here said that 30,000 Japanese and Manchcukuo troops have started a major offen sive around Kailu, aimed at driv ing 150,000 Chinese soldiers from the province. Meanwhile, the Japanese dele gation to the League of Nations prepared to issue a press com munique explaining that the of fensive is merely "police opera tions," since Jehol is claimed as an integral part of Manchoukun. The Japanese will furthermore charge the Chinese with responsi bility for the operations. CLASHES IN PROGRESS THE PAST 24 HOURS PEIPING. Feb. 21— (UP>.— Clashes between Chinese and Jap anese forces in the last 24 hour* were reported in dispatches from the war zone early today. Thest« were regarded as preliminary skirmishes in a "death struggle" for possession of the province of Jehol. The dispatches, indicating that Chinese irregulars were takin? the offensive on widely separated fronts, reported their capture of Chinchow, in southwestern Man churia. one of Japan's chief troop concentration points. Destruction of the railway bridge on the Tahushan-Tungliao line, paralleling the eastern Jehol border, retarded Japan's offensive against the Kailu irregulars, the Chinese reported. Secret reports emanating from allegedly mutinous Manchoukuo military police sources, said that Chinese guerilla troops had occu pied Chinchow, a major Japanese military point between Shanhaik wan and Mukden, in Manchuria. The dispatches were not con firmed. The Chinese generals in tho war (Continued on page tnree) TUDttrUKSK FOP. WHAT ui\V PRESIDENT IS \ ^ THE MUSCLE SHOALS DAM NAMED ?^M What is the > NAME GIVEN * THIS RAETOF A-STEP ? Name the jockey WHO RODE 212 WIN NERS IN 1932. Fop correct »n$wer» to then questions ple«»e turn to page 5.