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Begins to look as if the talk of inflation was more than just hot air. Shi* StlttfS -Sterns WEATHER Cloudy tonight, Sunday fair and somewhat cooler. VOL. 52—No. 96 HENDERSONVILLE, N. C., SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 1933 SINGLE COPIES, FIVE CENTS HOSIERY MILL EXPANSION IS UNDERWAY J* A <$>. (4> 4> MRS. JUSTICE TO BE BURIED SUNDAY AT 3 Wife Of Pioneer Baptist Minister Was 80 Years Old HAD BEEN MARRIED MORE THAN 62 YEARS Funeral services for Mrs. A. T. Justice, age 80, who died at 10:20 o'clock last night at her home, will be held Sunday afternoon a: .*» o'clock at the First Baptist church here. Mrs. Justice was the wife of the Rev. A. I. Justice, pioneer Baptist preacher of Western North Carolina. She had been in poor health for several years and had been confined to her bed for the past several weeks. The services will be in charge of the pastor, the Rev. W. H. Ford, who will be assisted by sev eral other ministers who are closo friends of the Rev. Mr. Justice. These men are: Rev. N. A. Mel ton. Dr. D. B. Martin, Dr. E. E. Bomar. Rev. R. A. Sentelle, Rev. J. R. Owen, Rev J. M. Justice and Dr. W. H. Fitzgerald. The Bap-1 tist Male quartet will have charge j of the music. i The grandsons of Mrs. Justice! will act as active pallbearers and the honorary pallbearers will con sist of ministers of Henderson and Buncombe counties, the board of deacons of the First Bapt.it,; church and the members of Mr. Justice's Sunday school class. Before her marriage Mrs. Jus-| tice was Miss Minerva Fisher of Madison county. She and Mr. Justice were married in 1870, and on last October 16th celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary. Mrs. Justice is survived by he: j husband and by six children who | are as follows: J. Foy Justice,' Hemfersonville attorney *nd judge ' of the Henderson county court;! Mrs. Lillie L. Miller and Mrs. Lola ' R. Brookshire, both of Hender-! sonville; Mrs. L. D. Brookshire and Mrs. E. J. Grissette, of Ashe ville. and Mrs. John T. Redmon of Biltmore. She has also one brother, James Fisher, and on? sister. Mrs. G. W. Connor, both of Marshall. The ministers of the Carolina and Buncombe Baptist associa tion are requested to meet at the - church just before 3 o'clock to act as honorary pallbearers. Miss E. Shipman Dies In 88th Year Ebenezer Resident Is Given Burial There Miss Eliza Matilda Shipman, *7 year old resident of the Kben ezer community, died there on Thursday, April 20. at i) a. m., and wis given burial from the F.benezer church at 3 p. m. that date in the Ebenezer cemetery. The deceased, born in this county, April 15, 1846. succumb ed to an attack of heart trouble. The Rev. S. F. Huntley, and| the Rev. W. H. Ford, of the First Baptist church this city conduct ed the services. Acting as pall bearers were: Curtis BIythe. Jess Davis, Clarence Pace. Otho Bly the, C. Clyde Pace and Royal] Hoots. ] Miss Shipman was a member of the Last Flat Rock Baptist church. Noted Bible Man Here On Sunday Rev. W. N. Newell, nationally known Bible teacher, resident of Deland. Fla., and who is holding a series of meetings in Asheville has accepted an invitation to speak at the Grove Street Gos pel church Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock. I)r. Miller stated that all those "interested in the things of the word of God" will be greatly inspired by the visitor's address and urges all to hear him, since it ig possible for him to make but the one address here at this time. Rev. Newell formerly conduct ed a bible class with an attend ance of 4.000 in Toronto, Can ada. and has held large classes in a number of northern cities, including Detroit. He is now making his home in Florida, but is en route to Chi cago. where he will speak during the Century of Progress fair. TWO BURN TO DEATH GRAND RAPIDS. Mich., April 22.— (UP).—Two children were burned to death and their mother was injured in a leap from the second story of, the building when flames swept their home today. Eas ^an Heir Pleads Poverty Geonre Eastman Dry den of Chicago, who received a $100,000 trust fund from the estate of his grand uncle, the late George Eastman, < camera manufacturer, has pleaded poverty in answer to his wife's sui: for temporary alimony of $2."0 a week for herself and two chil dren. The Drydens are shown above as they appeared in court. ECONOMIC CONFERENCES ARE INSTITUTED AT WASHINGTON (VfacDonald Pleads For Cordial Accord In Mes ABOARD THE S. S. ILE DE FRANCE. April 22. (UP).—For mer Premier Edouard Herriot be lieves now that his talks with President Roosevelt and Premier MacPonald should center around currency stabilization looking to ward an early and universal re turn to the prold standard, hi? told the United Press in an exclusive copyrighted interview today. sage To PARIS, April 22.—(UP).—Fi nance Minister Geortre Bonnet emerge*) from a lengthy confer ence of the French cabinet today to announce that there is ro "question whatever" of France abondoning the gold standard. By RAYMOND CLAPPER United Press Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON, Apr. 22 (UP) Describing his mission as a war against unmerited poveitv in a conference held here with news paper representatives, Prime Min ister Ramsay MacDonald arrived here last night to consult with President Roosevelt over measures to combat the world-wide Wight of the depression. The gravity of the problems involved failed to shadow the smile of the tall, deep throated spokesman of Great Britain, as he stepped from his trai'i at Union Station at 5:29 p. n.. He was accompanied by his pre'ty daughter, Miss Ishbel Mac Donald. Thev were driven at once to the White House where they will stay until Wednesday. Last night President Roosevelt excluded all other business so that he and his distinguished visitor could sit before the fire and bo gin the series of momentous con versations intended to lead to an agreement among leading world powers for recovery. The president made known he hoped to keep the discussions down to "brasstacks" ir.anto-man basis. He hoped to banish diplo matic sparring. War debt revision, Mr. Mac Donald said in his press audience, was part of the general economic problem. He placed no special em phasis on it, however. He appealed fervently for deep and cordial Anglo-American co operation in ending suffering and distress caused by the depression. President and Mrs. Roosevelt awaited their guests on the White House portico. They greeted the MacDonalds in the same informal but sincere manner that an Amer. ican citizen would welcome a vis iting friend. Prime Minister MacDonald dis claimed any feeling of irritation over America's sudden cutting loose of the dollar from gold on the eve of his visit. On the con trary. he had already said in New York that it brought the whole problem into clearer relief. Mr. MacDonald after his first statement to the press, permitted questions, asking, with a smile that they be discreet. Asked if he would make a pro posal for the reduction of war debts, the prime minister said that these debts were a feature of the economic landscape, which he and (Continued from page one) Hull Seeks To Allay Ire In Europe Over Quitting Of Gold Standard WASHINGTON, Apr. 22 (UP) The White House issued the fol loking formal statement today on the morning's conference between Premier MacDonald of Great Bri tain and President Roosevelt: "A preliminary discussion was held this forenoon between the president and the prime minister, at which the following were pres ent: President Roosevelt, the Sec retary of State, Assistant Secre tary of State Raymond Morley, j Senator Pfttman of Nevada, Her bert Feis, economic adviser of the sta^e department; William C. Bui-j I litt, special assistant to the secre tary of state, the Prime Minister, the British ambassador. Sir Rob 1 ert Van Sittart, Sir Frederick : Leith-Ross, James Barlow an.l Arnold S. Overton. "The main problems of the world economic conference were reviewed and a decision was I reached that this would be alio | cated in the first instance to the experts who would commence* I !heir discussions this afternoon : and continue them tomorrow." Premier MacDonald cancelled several social engagements in or der to enter the conference. Sec 1 r»'tary Hull sought to allay indig nation abroad witn the statement j to American embassies at London, Berlin, Paris and Rome last night that the American abandonment of the gold standard was designed to meet domestic circumstances and not intended as a weapon to use in scheduled conversations. Miss Carter Of Asheville Dead I j Grove Street Church Mem ber Passes There Miss Virginia Caiter, Asheville resident for many years, hut. a I menj^sr of the Grove Street (Jos pel church of this city, died at her home on Charlotte street in Asheville this morning at two o'clock. Dr. R. V. Miller was called to; Asheville this forenoon on account of her <leath. Miss Carrie Carter, a sister of | the deceased and also a member I of .Qrove Street church here is very ill. Dr. Miller was advised, ! following a major operation which sh(> recently underwent in Ashe ville. Miss Kugenia Carter, a third sister, is also a resident of Ashe ville. | Solon Is Fatally Burned In Bed NASHVILLE. Tenn., April 22 I (UP) — Repi'esentative Joyce Humphreys. 29, Lauderdale coun ty. was fatally burned here early i today, apparently when a cig arette ignited the bed clothing in his apartment at a hotal. A bell boy investigating the origin of smoke found Humph rey's bed aflame at 1:30 a. m. He died at 5:30 a. m., in a hos pital. Humphreys was serving his first term in the lower house. FREIGHT TRAFFIC GAINS WASHINGTON, Apr. 22 (UP) The American Railway Associa tion today announced carloadings i for the week ending April 15 had j increased 6,919 cars above the preceding week. WILL ABANDON BREVARD INST. PERMANENTLY Closing Is Set For Julv 28 After 30 Years Of Operations EQUIPMENT TO GO TO VASHTJ COLLEGE RREVAKD, April 22.—Brevard Institute, operated here for the past -10 years, and conducted un der the auspices of the woman's missionary organization of the Southern Methodist church for *hree decades, will be permanent ly closed on July 28th, it was learned on highest authority here today. Action looking toward this end was taken by the Woman's Mis sionary council of the Southern; Methodist church, and received j the approval of the district con- ! vention of the Woman's Mission- I ary Society for the counties of I Western North Carolina in ses-1 sion at Waynesville recently. The fact that the school will conclude its long career the latter part of July was substantiated by Miss Daisy Hitter, the institute j superintendent, at the school to- j day. The institute plant comprises a hundred acre tract on which the buildings stand. It was stated that the movable equipment and assets of the establishment will be re moved to Yashti College, in Geor gia. That institution is also oper ated under the auspices of the missionary council. The second annual gathering of the alumni, to which all former students will be invited, and fam ilies of the students, will be held at the school on Sunday, May 7/ Smith Reynolds' j Children Each To Get $2,900,900 ' i CONCORD, April 22. (UP) — An agreement under which the I two children of the late Zacharyl Smith Reynolds will share equally1, I to the extent of $2,000,000 each! in their father's estate was re 1 vealed in Cabarrus county super ior court here yesterdav by Mrs. Joseph L. Cannon, wife of a; multi-millionaire Concord towel manu facturer. Mrs. Cannon is grandmother and co-guardian of Anne Cannon; Reynolds 2nd, child of Smith) Reynolds by his first marriage to Anne Cannon, of Concord. The other child is Z. Smith Reynolds, 2nd. son of Smith by his second marriage, to libby Holman Reynolds, former Broad way torch singer. WINSTON-SALEM, April 22— (UP)—William Graves and Ben et Polikoff. attorneys for Mrs. Libby Holman Reynolds, last night confirmed the statement made by W. M. Hendre'n, coun sel for the family of her late husband Z. Smith Reynolds, that an agreement had been reached to settle $2,000,000 on her son, Z. Smith Reynolds, 2nd. THREE KILLED AT CROSSING MORGANTON, April 22 (UP) —Roy Ramsey. Claude Hice and Tom Williams, furniture factory workers here, - were instantly killed at noon when an automo bile in which they were riding was demolished by a Southern railway train No. 11, at a blindl ciossing at East Morganton. Irene Castle Is Back on Stage Back on the stage for the first time in ten years, Mrs. Irene Cas tle McLaughlin is shown here as she rehearsed her role for a bene fit performance in Chicago. Its proceeds will go to her haven for pets and stray animals. baiiMcase IN HIGH COURT U. S. Supreme Tribunal Hears Arguments On Extradition WASHINGTON. April 22—The United States Supreme court yes terday heard arguments on the part of attorneys for the state of South Carolina and counsel for Kay Bailey, alias Ray Keith, of Yancey county North Carolina, whom the state of youth Carolina is seeking to extradite to Green ville to fact a charge of murder ing Policeman A. B. Hunt, of Greenville, on May 1, 1032. Bailey's extradition was grant ed by Governor O. Max Gardner, of North Carolina, but Bailey sought a writ of heabeas corpus before Judge Walter E. Moore, who ordered the defendant re leased. The North Carolina su preme court upheld this decision, and this affirmation was appeal ed to the federal supreme court. Counsel for South Carolina argued before the cfuirt that the North Carolina supreme court had not passed on the evidence and that the federal court there fore had jurisdiction. Clyde K. Hoey, counsel for Bailey, challenged the jurisdic tion of the supreme court and argued alibi evidence presented at the heabeas corpus hearing. Bailey was arrested for South Carolina as he lay wounded in a Sylva hospital, the neighboring state contending that Bailey had been wounded in the battle when Hunt was slain. Bailey was also identified by Greenville officers. Bailey offered an alibi that he was in North Carolina at the time, and that he had been wounded in his native state in an argument over a gambling debt. SELECTION OF HENDERSON COUNTY MEN FOR FOREST CAMPS WILL BEGIN SOON The work of selecting the 50 men from Henderson county who will be enrolled in the govern ment forest camps will begin as soon after Monday as application blanks can be obtained and other preparations made, R. G. Anders, county welfare officer declarsd this morning. The group to be selected from this county will be named by se-1 lective means, Mr. Anders de clared, and will not be worked on a first come first served basis. Other pertinent facts relative i to the selection of the men were j emphasized this morning by Mr. Anders as follows: The men must ( be from 18 to 25 years of age. but not more than 25 years of age. Thev must be unmarried, and will be selected from those1 who have been receiving aid. They must be it good physical health and fit to do manual work. Applications will be made in the relief office at the courthouse as soon after Monday as possible. Applicants must have needy de-1 pendents and must be willing to assign not less than $25 nor more than $27.50 to their dependent, relatives. A preliminary physical exami-1 nation will be given in the county J health office at the courthouse. A 1 final physical examination will be given at the U. S. Army recruit ing station at Asheville where ap plicants will be finally accepted or rejected. Applicants finally selected will I be given a two-weeks condition (Continued on page three) I iNEW CLASS OF INQUIRIES ARE COMING TO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FROM OVER (J. S. Interest In Community As Year Round Residence Is Revealed At Dinner Meeting | From Maine to Washington to Florida, inquiries of a new type I concerning Hendersonville are reaching the Chamber of Com merce, Noah Hollowell revealed las' night in the secretary's re port at the first quarterly all members' dinner at the Hender sonville Inn. These inquiries, Mr. Hollowell sawl, are from persons who wish to know the advantages of Hcn j dersonville and the community as ! a year round place of residence, j He interpreted this tendency as presenting Hendersonville's "greatest opportunity in years" and pointed out that in recent months 45 new families have come here to live. Several of these new families were represented at the meeting last night, the total at tendance being 102. Milo W. Strong, president, who ! presided, said the attendance and I interest indicated a revived inter est in the Chamber of Commerce and was a source of much encour ' agement to the officers and direc ! tors. Mr. Strom; announced that j in May an (\ffort will be made to have all one-membership members increase their pledges to two memberships and said this would i solve the financial problems of the organization. Mr. Hollowell reported also on the general activities of the Chamber of Commerce, with spe cial reference to publicity litera ! ture and the establishment of a government forest camp in Pisgah Forest in Henderson county. This camp, he said, will be the first of four camp to be developed in Pisgah, and added that a new scenic highway to Pisgah moun tain mpy? bq one of. the results. He also expressed confidence that the government will remove jet ties in the French Broad river, a 1 movement which originated in the Chamber of Commerce to remove flood conditions in the river val ley. Mr. Hollowell complimented The Times-News on its recent Chamber of Commerce edition, and said that single copies are available at this office at 5 cents each for mailing. A large part of the edition was supplied the Chamber of Commerce without charge, these copies to be mailed | to inquirers in other states and handed to newcomers who visit the Chamber of Commerce office | for information. C. H. Magoon, of the Bright waters Farm, the principal speak I er last night, said that Hender I sonville is on the right course as a tourist town in appealing to the "great middle class" rather than to the "gaming and sporting ele ment," but expressed the view that this community needs a greater diversification of incomc. | He advocated greater encourage ment to industries and continua tion of organized efforts to de velop agriculture. "Here where there is ample hydro-electric power, industries do not necessitate dirt and smoke or other disadvantages, and if there remains any degree of sen timent against industries I think it should be dissipated at once," he said. Mr. Maroon, who has been a resident of several states, coming to Hendersonville about seven months ago, said he had "never contacted as many fine people in a similar period of time." C. A. Seibert, manager of the Chipman-Burrowes Hosiery Mills Co., announced an expansion of operations in the plant at East 1 Flat Rock. J. L. Rarden, chairman of the publicity committee, reported on the erection of two large sign I boards near Augusta and Jackson ville. directing traffic to Hender sonville. and on other forms of publicity obtained for this com munity. Popular subscriptions to taling $342.50 were raised by the committee for billboards, he said, and this work will be continued. The boards were erected under the supervision of Mr. Strong, who said he was certain they would bring good results. Other committee reports were given by Thos. H. Franks on ag riculture, 0. Y. Brownlee on en tertainment, A. S. Truex on city beautilcation, G. C. Richardson on fish and game, Dr. J. G. Bennett on golf, and Yates W. Little, treasurer, on finance. All reports showed considerable progress and activity. 0. Y. Brownlee introduced guests and newcomers to the city and Roy C. Bennett led commun ity singing. The Rev. W. H. Ford gave the invocation. Miss Kate Dotson played the piano during the dinner. FROST KILLS COTTON UNION, S. C.. April 22. (UP). A 40-degree temperature and frost killed hundreds of acres of J early cotton and corn here yester- I day. I "Baby Striker" STRIKE —ON— SWEXHHOH One of the 400 children, striking against sweatshop wages in Northampton and Allentown, Pa., shirt factories. Frank Selthofer, 14, is shown with the banner he carried as a delegation of the "baby strikers" voiced their pro test to Governor Pinchot at Har risburg. Frank said he was paid 87 cents a week as shirt trimmer. DAVIS STATION Rev. Ross Residence De stroyed; Insurance Only Partial The residence of the Rev. and Mrs. E. G. Ross at Davis Station, handsome 12-room house on a five-acre improved property was lost by fire early yesterday morn ing. Mrs. Ross was in the hom*j with Miss Gladys Bruce, and both escaped. Mrs. Ross being forced to flee without gathering up her clothing. Hearing a disturbance in the' house, the ocupants, who werej sleeping in a downstairs front I room turned on the light and opened their door to the front hall to see fire sweeping down the stairs. Mrs. Ross had been occupying the home for the past five weeks, supervising grading, resetting of plants and changing of the fence. Rev. Mr. Ross, pastor of the Shaws Creek Baptist church for several years, later served in Vir ginia, and is now pastor of the Oakland and Eastside churches at Newberry, S. C. He was called home later yesterday and return ed to his pastoral duties today. He was not in position to reveal the exact amount of the loss and stated that there- was but small insurance on the home. One of the greatest personal losses sus tained by him in the fire was a library of 500 volumes, mostly of reference works which he said to day could not be replaced because many of the most valuable ones were out of print. He bought the property in 1921 and it had been occupied as a home for many years, and during parts of the year by the family, after he accepted work in other fields. Shots Frighten Intruder Away A thief, who attempted to en ter the store of James F. Harris, on Kanuga street, last night about 10 o'clock, was frightened away by a negro in the store, who fired three times at the intruder. The man first attempted to en ter the store from the rear, and then broke a glass at the front. The negro, who sleeps in the store, fired at the man three times thru the broken window and reported that the man ran toward the lily pond in Toms Park. WALKED OFF AFTER FALL SEASIDE, Ore. (UP)—The 18 months-lod son of Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Rudd is a tough boy. He fell out of a second story win dow onto the frozen ground, got up. and toddled back irito the house again. y • > • >'» i FLAT ROCK PLANT OUTPUT IS STEPPED UP 300 Employes With $2500 Weekly Pay Roll By July 1 Foreseen 4 machinerFmoved HERE FROM NORTH A program of expansion in tho plant equipment and output >>f the Chipman-Burrowes Hosiery Mills Company establishment at East Flat Rock until approximate ly 300 persons are employed om or before July 1, was announce! last night by C. A. Seibcrt, secrc tar.v-treasurer of the company and manager of the plant. The announcement, which had been expected for some time, was made as a feature of the program at the first quarterly all-member., meeting of the Chamber of Com merce at the Hendersonville Inn, and brought a round of applause. Mr. Seibert said the expansion is a result of a decision of tho company to combine one of its northern mills with tho one at East Flat Rock, and that 28 ad ditional machines already have arrived here, with 44 more sched uled to arrive in the next two weeks. Mr. Seibert said today that tho plant being abandoned is at La Crosse, Wis., and that the nam»* of the company here probably will be changed to the Chipman-La Crosse Hosiery Mills company. R. C. Stuart, manager of the La Crosse mills, will come to Hender sonville and East Flat Rock and will be associated with the man agement of the plant. All the machinery being moved here from Wisconsin is for tho manufacture of woo! hosiery. Mr. Seibert said. Heretofore, the East Flat.Rock plant has'fffiide purf silk, artificial silk and wool and mercerized half hose for men. Manufacture of all these types of hosiery will be continued, with tho production largely increased, es pecially in the better grades. Capacity of the East Flat Rock plant until recently hsa been 15»»0 dozen pairs of hosiery daily, but when full control was taken over by the present ownership la.-t June only 300 dozen pairs daily were being made, with 12.") persons employed. About 2f>0 persons are at work now, the ap proximate weekly payrool being $2,000. and by July 1 this num ber will be increased to 300 em ployes on a full-time schedule, with a weekly payroll of about $2,500. Mr. Selbert said the company would try to get through the year without erccting new buildings or enlarging present ones, but that he hoped that business will be such that this cannot be done. H<». indicated that the company is pre pared to enlarge its physical eqpipment at any time that it ap pears that the additional invest ment would be warranted. NATIONWIDE COTTON DRIVE IS PLANNED NEW YORK, April :22. (IT) —More than two millions of dol lars will be spent in advertising in most newspapers of the coun try by the Cotton Textile Insti tute during the National cottr.n week which will be held May 15 20, it was announced at the of fices of the institute bore today. GUNMAN MURDERS CHICAGO TIMES MAN CHICAGO. April 22. fUPl — Frank Hoh>rook, 54. circulation employe of the Chicago Daily Times was mysteriously shot to death early today by a gunman who forced Holbrook's automo bile to the curb. FROM WHERE DO MANXMEN COME? WHO UAS GRAV EAGLE' [u/hat state prepuces most ahwraote W? For correct an*vrer« to lb*«l fUMtioni, pktie turn fv p«fe 4.