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Warmer and partly cloudy to night and Tuesday, followed li) probable shower* Tuesday after noon or evening. GOOD AFTERNOON Chicago investor seeks to at« tach Samuel Insull's $18,000-* ycar pension. After all Insull's years of faithful service, tool VOL. 52—No. 85 HENDERSONVILLE, N. C., MONDAY, APRIL 10, 1933 SINGLE COPIES, FIVE CENTS CHINA TO RECOGNIZE 'FREE' MANCHUKUO FIND BODY OF REAR ADMIRAL W. A. MOFFETT Commander Of Akron And Airport Commandant's Bodies Also Found LIEUT. LARSON NOT ABOARD THE AKRON NEW YORK. April 10.—(UD. The body of Rear Admiral Wil liam A. Moffett, chief of the na val bureau of aeronautics. lo«t with more than 70 others aboaid the Akron when it crashed off th<? New Jersey coast early last Tuc.~ dav morning was recovered today, accordinc to a naval communica tion received in a message from the crew of the coast £uard boat Daphne. The body was estimated to have been found about te:» i miles? from the scene of the crash. News was received in the city j late Saturday that Lieutenant R. , W. Larson, aviator assigned to the ill-fated Akron, and a former j visitor in Hendcrsonville. was not i on the Akron at the time of her, disastrous flight on Tuesday of last week. He had been previously report-» ed as a member of the Akron do- j tachmcnt, and since he was not' reported amon? those saved, was i believed to have been amonc those who perished. The unconfirmed rumor had been reported her«? i that he was rescued, but later in the day it was learned he was not on board. ABOARD 1*. S. S. PORTLAND OFF NEW JERSEY COAST. Apr.; 10.— (UP).—The bodies of Com mander Fred T. Berry, command ant of the Lakehurst naval air sta-i tion and of Commander Frank C. McCord, master of the dirigible1 Akron when it was wrecked last j Tuesday, wcic recovered at sea Sunday. Both were found about eight' miles from the spot off BarncRat Lieht where the Akron went j down, by the destroyer Tucket* and were taken to Atlantic City, • N. J.. for transfer to Lakehurst. Commander Berry's body was found first. It was the third of tho| Td lost in the Akron wreck to be recovered. Of great importance to the in- • vcstjgstion of the disaster was the discovery by the navy tup Owl yesterday morning of an officers' coat, containing a notebook with a record of numerous events of the Akron's last trip. It recorded details of the departure from Lakehurst. maneuvering of ballast prior to the crash and other im portant notations. The jacket bore the name of Lieut. (Jr.) Dujran. The record was placed on a coast sruard plane and sent to Lakehurst immediately for exam ination and for use in the inves tigation. Another bit of wreckage was] picked up yesterday in the form i of an aluminum floorboard. be-| lieved to have broken from one of i the Akron's fins. SPANISH WAR VETS TO MEET Important Session Set For Tuesday At 8 P. M. The local camp of the Spanish American war veterans have been called to meet Tuesday night at 8 o'clock at the city hall by Com mander W. A. Keith. Adjutant j Harry Bowne said this morning I Mr. Bowne pointed out that the j meeting is of importance and that papers are here from national headquarters, which each member of the camp is expected to sign for return. Broad Program Of Propaganda Is French Plan PARIS. April 10. (UP)—The French government has organiz ed an amazing program to flood the United Stat'-s with pro-French propaganda ntilizin? prominent press services, newspapers, maga zines and public speakers. The radio program projected contem plates a setup of an allembrac ing department. American publi city to counteract German, Ita lian and other agencies. The plan adopted bv the chamber of deputies calls for exnenditure of approximately $1,320,000. MRS. WARD ILL Friends of Mrs. E. C. Ward will regret to learn that she is ill at her hom« in Hyman Heights. Enlists U. S. 'Forest Army' Robert Fechner, above, is in I charge of enlistment of 230,000 1 men in President Roosevelt's "for- ■ est army" employment plan. Fcch ncr fur 20 years was an officer of J the International Association ofj Machinists. WORK PUSHED j ON COMMUNITY GARDEN PLOT Several Individual Relief Gardens Also Being Made During the past ten days, work has been pushed on the commun ity garden which has been laid out and is being planted by the relief organizations, under the di rect supervision of G. W. Jus tice, county commissioner. This garden comprises 14 acres, lying on the right side of the Greenville highway, at the edge of town. Being fertile creek bottom land, which has been cultivated for several years past, this garden spot gives every promise of a large yield. To make sure that there shall be no danger of overflow, should the season be a rainy one, additional ditches arc being cut to provide drainage. Six and a half acrcs of this ground, after having been well prepared, has been planted with Irish potatoes, Green Mountain | variety, and after maturity of this crop, cabbage will be set as a fall planting. Seed beds are being prepared right on the loca- i tion and first class varieties of fall cabbage seed sown, to pro vide for the later planting. The balance of this 14 acre tract will be planted in corn, beans and pumpkins. While no definite decision has been announced, whatever food supplies are grown in this com munity gardens will be utilized for relief purposes in the fall and winter. The city of Hendcrsonvillc has furnished the tools which are being used, and three two-horse teams have been hired to break no the ground and make it ready for planting. Adjoining this community gar den, six individual relief gardens have been laid out, allotted and are beinsr planted, under the di rection of the relief organiza tion. with seeds and fertilizer procured through relief chan nel;. Just off the Spartanburg high way. at the sub-station of the Southern Public Utilities rotr-' ?)any, eight gardens have been! laid out, allotted and am being planned. Nine acres of land at Fast Flat Rock is now in posses sion of the organization. Mr. Justice stated that a portion of ♦ his would be allotted for relief I gardens, and should there he a I remaining tract not. needed for' 'thi' purpose, another community garden would be made by the organization. W. R. Arledge, a thoroughly experienced farmer, has been ap pointed as supervisor of the community, as well as the relief gardens in and around Herdrr sonville. while additional super visors will be adder! later for the work through other sections of the county. FASSIFERN CALLS FIRE DEPARTMENT The fire deoartment answered a call last night shortly after 8 o'clock at Fassifern School for Girls, on Fleming street. A motor in the electric refrig erating equipment burned out, causing a large amount of smoke, but no damage was done to the building. _ REU'UE BILL COMES BEFORE HOUSE TODAY Rough Sledding Ahead Of Coin Raising Measure For This State CONSIDERATION TO REQUIRE SOME DAYS By J. C. BASKERVILL Tlit? Times-News Ifitrenu Sir VVullt?r Hotel RALKIOII, April 10. _ Hard sledding is in prospect for the revenue l»ill, with its provision railing Tor ;t "per cent general sales tax, when the house takes it up as special order at .'*> o'clock Monday afternoon. The l>ill was reported to the house Saturday morning by Representative It. A. Doughton, chairman of the houso finance committee. It is not be lieved that the house can possiblv finish consideration of thi.-; bill be fore Thursday or Friday at the earliest, and Speaker Norris of th*> house today said that lie did nol believe the house would complete consideration of the bill as a com mittee of the whole before Thurs day. So there is little possibility that the senate will got the bill before Monday, April 17. The section providing for a per cent general sales tax is ex pected to prove the most contro versial section in the bill and much opposition to this section is expected from house members op posed to any form of sales tax. Hut other sections are also going to have much opposition. In ad dition to opposing any form of sales tax, it is certain that Repre sentative Tam C. Bowie of Ashe county and members of his bloc will make an effort to materially increase the franchise taxes on power companies and possibly other utilitv companies and also put an additional tax upon soft drinks and theatre admission*. There is a possibility that Bowie may support the plan of Repre sentative W. C. Ewing of Cum berland county, to put a tax of 2 mills on all the electric energy generated or sold in the state. Bowie and his followers maintain that if the measures they advo-j cato arc incorporated into t h j revenue bill, enough new revenue can be obtained to balance th" budget without recourse to the C per cent general sales tax. It is also apparent that a great many in the house arc convinced that a much larger proportion of the property tax reduction given as the result of the removal of ai! property taxes for school pur poses. should be recaptured from the la reel corporations than is povided for in the bill as reported by the finance committee. This bill provides for increases in the corporation franchise and income taxes sufficient to recapture about $800,000. or less than half as much as was proposed to recap ture in the revenue bill prepared by the advisory budget commis sion. Representative R. Gregg Cherry of Gaston county, how ever. has already said that he thinks franchise and corporation income taxes should be increased sufficiently to recapture at least $2,000,000 of the $8,600,000 in property taxes that will be re moved. He points out that the ccncral assembly is removing both the $.S,800,000 obtained from the 1.r» cents state tax for schools and an additional $4,800,000 so far levied for the support of the ex tended school term, making a to tal of $8,600,000 in property taxes that will be removed. There is also much difference of opinion in the house with re card to the type of sales tax to be adopted. For a majority of the members rcem tn be convinccd I hat. regardless of what is done with regard to theso other pro posals, some kind of a sales tax will still be necessary. But a good many arc still of the opinion that a luxury tax rather than a gen eral sales tax should be adopted. As a result, it is expected that th:> luxury sales tax plan which Rep resentative Harriss Newman of New Hanover is cxpcctcd to of fer as a substitute for the general jales tax provision in the revenue bill, will set a jrood deal of sup port and that discussion of it will take up considerable time, even if it is not finally adopted. This so called luxury tax plan, it is re ported. not only puts a tax on soft drinks, cigarettes, soft drinks and candy, but likewise imposes i\ tax on consumers of gas and elec tricity and upon users of tele phones. The prevailing opinion here, however, is that the proponents of the 3 per cent general sales tax outnumber those favoring the lux ury sales tax and that eventually the house will adopt the latter plan, though not without a bitter fight on the part of the luxury tax backers. The fact that the senate seems to be decidedly in favor of the general sales tax plan i$ also going to have some effect in the house, it i§ believed. HOLY ALLIANCE OF GERMAN FASCISTS AND ROME WOULD BATTLE GERMAN COMMUNISM Von Papen's Mission to Vatican Indicated To Be For Purpose Of Pressing Solid Front To Exterminate Reds In Germany RKRMN, April 10. (IT)—, Herman Jews won a concessionj I from <li" Nazi cabinct today with the promulgation of a new law removing most of the rifjicl re-j | strictions placed on Jewish law-1 ROMK, April 10 (UI*>— Gcrm-j an Vice Chancellor Franz von Papon, seeking Papal approval i of ihe Hitler government held I the first of a series of confer-1 ernes at Vatican <"ity today with Cardinal I'acelli, Papal secretary of state. Bv THOMAS B. MORGAN United Prcs* Staff Correspondent | ! ROM K, April 10. (CP)—Kn 1 wctment of a Holy alliance he-1 j tween the Catholic church andj j Fascism in Germany for the ex | termination of Communism was i believed the purpose of Vice 'Chancellor Fran/, von Papen, who [arrived in Rome yesterday from; Berlin. The United Press was informed] that Von Papen came to Hii "eternal city" on Palm Sunda.vl oil a dramatic mission designed to lay the foundation for a con cordat between the Holy See and! Germany, defining the powers oi church and state. He intends to confer frequ ently with Premier Benito Mus solini during his scheduled 10 day sojourn here, in an effort j! to arrange also with II Duce fori tlio forthcoming visit of Chancel lor A'iolph Hitler, of Germany. The vice-chancellor, however, came on a mission more religions than distinctly political, and ex pected to pain the approval of I'ope Pius XI for the anti-com munist program now under way in Germany. The correspondent was inform ed on excellent authority that the Pope will let it ho known ho is ready io conduct negotiations for n concordat with Germany as long as llitlcrism stays within the bound* of civil governments, is seon I»y th" Catholic church, ;k well as continues its campaign against communism. Some felt thnt as a result of the vice-chancellor's visit at the Vatican that decisions settling I he future conduct of Cat holic political parties throughout the world may l>e reached. The development of a solid front with Fascism against Com munism will be the basic funda tion of any idea of a rapproach ment which the Hitler govern ment eventually may consummate with the Holy See, it was indi cated. The rumored concordat to be liscussed would define a line of lemarcation between what the Catholic church claims is its ■.phere, and the powers of the ?tate, along the lines of the ateran accord with the govern ment at Home. MODEL GARDEN CONTEST !S GIVEN IMPETUS AT MEET OF 5-10 FARM COMMITTEE <•> DEATH CALLS CHAS. S, ORR Local Magistrate Rites Set For 3 P. M. Tuesday At Home Magistrate Charles Sherman Orr died suddenly in his slee]) at his home on Second avenue cast Saturdav night or early Sunday morning. Death was as cribed U> a cerebral hemorhage by J. F. Brooks, coroner, who was notified of the death Sunday morning. Mr. Brooks fixed the hour of death at about midnight Saturday night or possibly early Sunday morning. The body was discovered Sun day morning when a member of | the family went to Mr. Orr's I room to call him. Funeral services are expected to be held on Tuesday afternoon ! at 3 o'clock at the residence 330 Second avenue. Other funeral I arrangements had not been an nounced this faternoon. Pallbearers will be J. L. Orr, Lawrence Orr. Fidel Orr, IJubcrl Orr. Edwin Maxwell, and James Davis. Mr. Orr is survived by his wife and several children. NOONlETING SERIES OPENS Dr. Wilds First Speaker Of Week At Carolina Theatre The first of the noonday serv-' I ices beine: held the week preced ing Easter Sunday at the Carolina 1 theatre under the auspices of the City Ministerial Association, was conducted this noon from 12 to! 12:-S0 o'clock, with the Rev. Dr. L. T. Wilds, pastor of the Firsti Presbyterian church as the special J speaker. The Rev. Jas. I'. Burke, i rector of St. James Episcopal church will speak Tuesday at this hour. Dr. Wilds, who discussed the topic. "Back to the Old Paths," based his theme on the text, Jere miah 6:16: "Thus saith the Lord: stand ye in the ways (the ways that men are walking) and see j (see what is in them and whither: they lead) and asks for the old paths, where is the good way and walk therein and ye shall find rest for your souls." The speaker said in part: "The voice of the prophet was God's final effort to save the j southern kincdom from the cal-j (Continued on page four) Plant Exchange Day Set' For May 2 At City Park The women's committee of the 5-10 year farm prog-rani met at the curb market Saturday for a conference with regard to the en tries of the Model Little Garden contest now being inaugurated in Henderson county. Good interest was evinced by the county women, and Quite a number signed entry blanks. Still others carried blanks home and these will ho filled out and re turned this week. Following the conference, an executive meeting of the commit tee was held with 0. B. Jones, county aerent, as guest. Plans were formulated looking to the installing of a rest room at j the °urb market. Mr. Jones wa3 asked to confer with the city j water commissioners about this, and Mrs. Belle Abbott Roxbv and Miss Maud Searcy were appoint ed to take the matter up with the county officials with regard to obtaining workers from the relief organization to carry forward this work. It is hoped to have re ports from these sources within a few days in order that the may be undertaken at once. This is a plan which the sponsors .of the curb market have been hoping for sonic time to carry out and it is felt that incorporation and taking over the property will make it finally possible. Being told that many requests were coming to the committee for a plant exchange day this spring, the committee decided to hold a flower show and plant exchange on Tuesday, May 2, on the small park on Main Street. This flower show will have several May Day features, a special class being en tries of May baskets, nnd the maypole dance given by the chil dren of the city. In the wild flower classes, pro vision is being made for the entry and judging of botany note books made by public school children, showing different specimens of wild flowers. Mrs. J. E. Shipman of the city beaut if icat ion committee. Mrs. . . C. Morrow. Jr., of the Woman s club, Mrs. W. B. Byrd of the. Business and Professional Wom en's club, Mrs. R. L. Coston of tho curb market, and Miss Pearl Jones of the r>-in farm committee hay.i been asked to serve as a commit tee for arranging this flower and plant exchange. It was decided that all prizes will be ribbons and in connection with the flowers, all women of the county are to be urged to bring plants, shrubs, bulbs and surplus seeds of flowers and vegetables, either as gifts to others or for ex change for some other offerings which they may desire. Mrs. W. E. Hamnett, of Ed neyville, was appointed as chair man of arrangements and the members of this committee will be added. TT „ It is hoped that Mrs. U. G. (Continued on page four) Head Of National Com mecc Chamber Outlines View To Secretary Hull FRANCE WILL OFFER TO PAY SUM DUE WASHINGTON, April 10. (l;P).—A nrw moratorium and 'subsequent reduction in war debts , based upon a cut in armament. ex. penditures by foreign powers was | recommended to Secretary of j S'alo Corded [lull last night in a letter from Henry I. Harriman, ' pro Mont of the Chamber of Com- j merer of the United States. The letter, it was said, was in-. tended to place before Secretary Hull an American business view point on .some of the major trade and financial subjects to come be fore the world monetary and eco nomic conference. Tariff and intergovernmental debts were listed as two important I factors in world 'trade revival. ' Harriman said American dele-j gates to the economic conference1 should insist upon a principle of "reasonable protection with ade quate provisions for meeting un-l fair competition such as dumping, I convict labor and depreciated cur-i rencics." He also recommended adoption i of some provisions for expert ad-1 justmont of rates which would j tend to remove tariffs from the plane of purely political consid erations. The letter noted that war debts were not included on the agenda of the conference and then pro posed : "Further postponement of pay ments on the government dents due the United States should be authorized by congress on a tem porary basis in the ease of those debtor countries showing inability to make present payments; that j congress should give authority fori negotiation of a modified agree ment that will promote the best interests of the United States upon a debtor country showing material changes in the basis of its existing debt agreement with the United States; and that any modification of an existing debt agreement should be conditioned upon reduction in expenditures for armament." Harriman then stated his or ganization's position on other is sues. Transport—;■> u p p u i t wX merchant marine should be con tinued. Balancing budgets—Budget bal ancing should be urged upon the J governments of the world. i Currency stabilization—All pos sible steps should be taken to ef fect stability in the monetary sys tems of the world. Investments abroad — Future capital investments in foreign countries will be contingent upon removal of present exchange re strictions and creation of condi tions that will give confidence. Freedom for American export and import trade to function out side of our domestic market un restricted by anti-trust laws and the elimination of competition by governments in the field of pri vato business, so far as possible, also were recommended. PARIS, April 10.—(UP). Therc is a stroncr likelihood that J former Premier Edouard HerriottJ will announce France's intention to pay the defaulted war debt payment immediately on his ar rival in Washington to confer with President Roosevelt, it was foreseen in authoritative quarter!? today. LONDON, April 10.—(UP).—J Prime Minister MacPonald will be prepared for "limited conversa tions" but not for actual negotia tion when he talks with President! Roosevelt, it was learned hero to-' day. DR. VAN DYKE PASSES AWAY Noted Educator Passes Peacefully At The Age Of 81 PRINCETON, N. ,f., April 10.1 (UP)—Dr. Henry Van Dyke, world famous educator author, philosopher and clergymen died today at his home at Princeton, at 81 years of age. He was rev ered as "the sage of Princeton". He enjoyed a career that brought! international fame, professor ships in foreign universities and high acelaim in the field of let-1 ters. Death came peacefully while he was in bed. ' And Now Comes The May Queen On*' of 111" first of IIKi.r.s crop <f May Queens is Miss Dorothy New sum, above, of Durham, N. C. She's the choice of the Women's Collect* of Duko University. DANA GIRL IN HOSPITAL WITH SHOT WOUND Ola Pauline Hoots Used Gun On Self, Coroner Believes Miss Ola Paulino Hoots, 21 year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Hoots, of the Dana scction, was in the Patton Memorial hos pital today suffering from a pun shot wound, thought to be sclf-in flictcd, in her left breast below the heart. Miss Hoots was reported as resting comfortably at the hos pital today. It was thought that the shot missed her heart but punctured her left lung. Miss Hoots was shot yesterday morning about 3:30 o'clock in front of her home near Dana. Members of the family, awakened by the shot, found her in a seri ous condition in front of the home. She was shot with a IL'-guage single-barreled shotgun, which had been taken from the room of one of her brothers, and the gun was found near her in tho front yard. Coroner J. F. Brooks and mem bers of the sheriff's department investigated the rhooting and i were of the opinion that the wound was self-inflicted. The young woman had not been questioned today due to the seri ousness of her condition. Miss Hoots was graduated from the Dana high school last year. She is a teacher in tho Sunday school of her church and is well thought of in her community. She had been in ill health for three or four months following an attack of influenza. She lived with her mother and father and threo brothers and three sisters. Drys Organized In Transylvania Will Support 18th Am endment BREVARD, April 10 (Special) —Organization of a dry force in Transylvania county who will work to maintain the 18th Amendment, was started here Sunday when stato workers were heard on four occasions during the day. Dr. Jesse C. Owen, as;istant superintendent of the State Anti Saloon league, was heard in ad dresses at Brevard Baptist church, in the morning and at. Rosman high school in the af ternoon. Mrs. Owen spoke Sun day morning at the Methodist church, while Dr. G. W. Burnett, head of the Anti-Saloon league in North Carolina was heard in a mass meeting at Brevard Bap tist church Sunday evening. Plans outlined at an executive meeting held Sunday evening fol lowing sex-vices at the Baptist church call for organization of working organizations in each of the seventeen precincts of the county, with a central organiza tion in Brevard. JAPS' MONROE DOCTRINE FOR ASIA AVOIDED London Paper Has Word From Head Of Chinese Government ALL UNEQUAL PACTS ARE TO BE ABOLISHED LONDON, April 10.—(UP).— Chiang Kai-shek, head of the Chi. nese Nationalist government, h*» reached an understanding with Japan whereby China will recog nize the independence of Man choukuo and Japan will abolish unequal treaties and disclaim h<*r "Monroe Doctrine of Asia," F.k chango Telegraph dispatches f»on Canton said today. PEIPING, China, April 10.— (UP).—The United States mini tor, Nelson T. Johnson, yesterday rleelared he had not been in formed officially that bullets fell into the camp of United States forces at Chinwangtao, on the sea. near the Great Wall. Johnson paid he had no id«vi where the report that the camp had been indirectly under tin originated. and asserted that ad vices to the legation said Chin wangtao was quiet. The camp, occupied by soldiers in the 15th U. S. Infantry regi ment on duty in North China, wn .^aid to have been endangered during the recent fighting near Chinwangtao. CHANGCHU N. Manchuria, April 10.— (UP).—A demand for 4,000,000 gold rubles indemnity will be made on Soviet Russia by the "Independent State" of Man choukuo for alleged seizure of Chinese Eastern railway equip ment, it was understood here to day. Rolling stock of the railway has been seized by the Russian* at Manchuli. on the Manchurian Russian border, it was charged. In recent weeks, Manchoukuo railroad officials have been im pounding rolling stock to the bor der. charging it would be seized. As a result of the dispute, con nections between the Chinese Ka - tern and Trans-Siberian roads -a Manchuli have been severed. Manchu railroad officials will ask revision of the Manchurian Soviet agreement for operation of the Chinese Eastern, it was b - lieved. The road, built by Russian cap ital before the World war, wa • operated jointly by Russia an<l China until Manchoukuo succor ed to the partnership. Dr. Dahl Home; Sees Big Tourist Trek From South Dr. Oliver Dahl has return*"! o Hendersonville after spending the winter in Clearwater, Fla. and reports that many peopln ire planning to visit this section :his summer. While in Florida Dr. Dalil dis tributed much literature on Hen iersonville and this section, an<l lie stated this morning tha' a partv of people came to Hendrr sonville with him and that m:»ny others were planning to com»! here this summer. CRAB CREEK ROAD MAN NOT DEFENDANT Everett E. Brock of the Crab Creek road said today he is not the Everett Brock who was made defendant in a damage suit filed in superior court a few days ago in connection with an automol»ilo accident. kbsqus/oco? nominal swabql perote? For correct answers to tfieij location*, please torn to pofo 3.