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»',r* Frid»> with possible
h-^fterooon or night.
GOOD AFTERNOON
Now that each has written a
book on his life. Chancellor Hitler
and Senator Huey Long are quali
fied to collaborate on a modern
"Comedy of Errors."
HENDERSONVILLE, N. C., THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1933
SINGLE COPIES. FIVE CENTS
UM STRIKE WANES AS RELIEF SEEN
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plREMENT SALARY
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HOME LOAN DIVIDEND GIVEN
A dividend cheek for $1)5.830. representing- the first return of the
eovernment's investment, is shown being presented to President
Roosevelt by H. S. Kissell, chairman of the board of the Federal
Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati, first x>f the 12 regional banks of the
Home Loan bank system to pay the 2 per cent dividend. Looking
on are John H. Fahey (l°ft), and J. D. Webb.
NATIONALIST
FOES ACTIVE
Attempt Made on Life of
Cuban; Family in
Miraculous Escape
HAVANA, Oct. 26.—(UP).—
A large bomb exploded at the i
home of Col. Carlos Mendieta,
leader of the Nationalist party, j
today. '
The family miraculously escaped .
injury althougn the political lead- J
er's study entrance porch was
shattered.
The Grau San Martin govern
ment is apparently unperturbed
bv the outbreak of strikes here
and in the provinces and has an
nounced its determination to re
main in office until formal elec
tions are held next year.
NEW ATTEMPTS MADE
UPON LIFE OF GORE
SAX JUAN, Puerto Rico, Oct.
26.— (UP).—Further attempts on
the life of Governor Robert H. i
Gore of Florida, who has been the '
object of severe political attacks,
were revealed yesterday.
Gore announced that a bcmb
had exploded last Sunday night
on the roof of the summer palace
at Jajome Alto, 40 miles from
San Juan. It was disclosed yester- i
day that a dangerous bomb had
been found in the grounds of I
Portaleza palace, the governor's
official residence here, on Mon
day.
A commission wa< appointed to 1
investigate the Jajome Alto at
j tempt, which was reported by the '
j caretaker only yesterday morning,
f The governor also said he had
received a letter signed 'A Friend,''
I warning of a plot to poison him.
! The kitchen help at the palace
! were instructed to be on guard
I against any such attempt.
I Gore defied the threats, deny
j ing a report that he and his fam
I ily were leaving here today. He
! added that he expected to be here
: today and every day. The palacc
police were ordered to stop and
question all unknown persons try
I ing to enter the grounds.
Princess Irene
Opposes Showing
Of Film In London
Says Depicted Relations
With Rusputin False;
Did Not Know Him
LONDON. Oct. 2fi.—(UP).—
Princess Irene Youseeoupoff will
' ask a London court Friday to re
j strain the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer :
' company from releasing their j
film, "Rasputin and the Empress," 1
i in Great Britain, it was learned 1
today.
The Princess objects to the pic-1
ture on the grounds shows j
her having been assaulted by Ras- |
putin or alternately as having
been the Black Monk's mistress. !
She maintains she never had any
contact with Rasputin.
Fanny Holtzmann, a woman
lawyer from Hollywood, is repre
senting the Princess in her case,
which was briefed by Sir Patrick
Hastings, a noted barrister here.
SATURDAY IS
REGISTRATION
DAY IN STATE
Only Day to Qualify to
Vote Nov. 7 on Amend
ment Issue
Attention was called again to
day to the fact that Saturday,
Oetober 28, will be the only day
in which to register to qualify as
a voter on the 21st amendment,
the amendment to repeal the 18th
amendment, on which an election
will be held in this state on No
vember 7.
The fact that no absentee votes
will be cast in the election has
also been called to the attention
of the public.
In order to register in a new
precinct, a voter must first appear
before the registrar of his old pre
cinct and obtain a certificate of
removal and present it to the reg
istrar of the precinct in which he
expects to vote. This ruling does
not apply to voters who have re
moved from one county into an
other.
Although absentee voting is le
gal in the regular general elec
tions of the state, it is specifically
set forth in the law providing for
the vote on the "general" election
on the 21st amendment that it
shall not be used on that occasion.
"No vote shall be cast or count
ed except such votes as are cast
by electors who represent them
selves in person and cast their
ballots at the polling place, in the
precinct of which they are elec
tors," reads the law governing the
November election. "Any person
who is physically unable to enter
I a voting booth, or to mark his
i ballot, may be assisted in enter
ing such booth and in marking his
I ballot, by the election official
I upon whom he may call for assist
J ance."
Otherwise the qualifications of
!the voters are generally the same
,'as in other elections.
GRAF CRUISES
OVER CHICAGO
Eckner Remains Guest of
Fair; Will Rejoin Ship
at Akron
CHICAGO. Oct. 26.—(UP) —
Tne Graf Zeppelin, Germany's
giant trans-Atlantic passenger air
ship, arrived here at 7:05 a. m.
today, ending an 8.000-mile trip
from Friedrichshafen for a visit
to the "Century of Progress" ex
position.
Twenty minutes later, the Zep
pelin, after passengers had land
ed and mail had been discharged,
took off for a cruise over Chicago
and the World's fair before re
turning to Akron.
Dr. Hugo Eckner, the Graf
commander, remained here as a
giiest of the World's fair. He and
other officials planned to rejoin
the ship in Akron,
The ship with her regular crew
rnd 24 passengers left Akron at
111:35 p. m. last night.
NEW CABINET
FOR FRANCE IS
FORMED TODAY
No Direct Conversations
on Arms With Germany,
Serraut's Policy
SIX members"of old
GROUP TO BE KEPT
PARIS, Oct. (UP).—Al
bert Sarraut, successful today in
forming a cabinet to succeed
Edouard Daladier's defeated gov
ernment, immediately announced
that France would enter no sepa
rate disarmament, negotiations
with Germany.
Addressing a caucus of his rad
ical Socialist group at ihe cham
ber of deputies, Sarraut interp
reted as an invitation to direct
negotiations the radio speech of
Chancellor Adolf Hitler, October
14, after he withdrew from the
League of Nations.
"We want conversations with
several nations but no direct con
versations with Germany. I in
tend to follow out the foreign,
policies of previous governments
during which all roads led to the
League of Nations at Geneva,"
said Sarraut.
Sarraut's ministry differs little
from that of Daladier, in which
he was minister of marine. At
least six members of the old cab
inet will retain their posts, it was
understood.
EXPECTED LINE-UP
The line-up for major posts was
said authoritatively to be:
Sarraut, premier and marine.
Joseph Paul-Boncour, foreign.
Daladier, war.
Georges Bonnet, finance.
Camille Chautemps, interior.
Pierre Cot, air.
These all are holdovers, as Dal
adier was his own war minister.
All are of the radical socialist
bloc.
Francois Pietri was selected as
budget minister, succeeding Lu
cien Lamoureux.
Pietri will be busy day and
night until Tuesday drafting a
new financial program, based less
on new taxes and more on new
economies than Daladier's.
Sarraut arranged to submit his
list of ministers to President Al
bert Lebrun this afternoon, an
nounce it tonight, and publish it
in the official journal either to
morrow morning or Saturday |
morning.
BILLIE DOVE IS ILL
AT HOME OF MOTHER
i HOLLYWOOD, Oct. 26.—(UP)
Billie Dove, former stage and
screen actress, has been confined
to her mother's home for the last
month by an attack of pleurisy,
physicians disclosed today.
Miss Dove, who recently was
married to Robert Kenaston,
wealthy Santa Monica sportsman,
is responding to treatment and is
expected to return to her own
home in two weeks, it was said.
Her condition was complicated,
her doctors s*aid, by the faci that
she expects to become a mother
next April.
Explains Bank's
Loans to Cuba
NLA
That the Chase National Bank
paid $55,000 to a friend of for
mer President Machado for his
services in connection with the
bank's loans to Cuba was brought
out by the senate banking inquiry ;
at which Shepard Morgan, one of
the bank's vice-presidents, was a
principal witness. Morgan here is
shown on the stand as he chal
lenged any impression that the1
bank had acted as "Lady Boun
tiful in any private way."
TO PARADE'
TO BE SHOWN
Local Players Will Stage
Drama in City Thursday
Night, Nov. 2
A company of young people of
Hendersonville ha.-? arranged the
presentation of a well known
stage and motion picture play,
<The Wet Parade." at several
points in the county, including
I Hendersonville, at the high school
auditorium, Thursday night, Nov.
2nd.
The first presentation of the
olay will be at Etowah school on
Friday night.
The cast of the play includes
several stars of the Theatre
Guild of Hendersonville and other
young men and young women of j
the city. The cast is composed of
more than 20 persons, and is di
rected by Mrs. W. K. Shipp, with
| James Brown as stage manager of
the production.
German Rally Day
Banned In N. Y.
NEW YORK, Oct. 26.—(UP)
Mayor John P. O'Brien last night
made a final decision to prohibit
a German day rally of the United
German societies in the 69th regi
ment armory Sunday.
The decision was revealed in a
letter to Dr. William Popcke, hon
orary president of the societies,
several hours after a hearing in
city hall yesterday at which the
mayor heard the proposed meet
ing denounced as a Nazi-sponsor
ed affair. More than 800 persons,
many of them Jews, attended the
hearing:.
GOVERNMENT PEGS STORED
CORN AT 50 CENTS A BUSHEL
Peek Promises Farm Rebellion Area Money Will Flow
Into Area "By the Millions"
WASHINGTON, Oct 20. (UP)
The agricultural adjustment ad
ministration last night extended
to corn its crop loan and price
pegging plan already operating as
to cotton.
It applies only to states having
farm warehouse acts, however. I
Loans will be made on ware
housed corn on the basis of 50
cents a bushel for No. 2 Decem
ber corn at Chicago. Only farm
ers who sign agreements to co
operate in the corn-hog reduction
program will be eligible for loans.
Shortly after announcement of
this move to aid the farmers of j
l the regions where agricultural re-!
j bullion is most, widespread. Agri
cultural Administrator Georpe N.,
J'eek promised farmers in an ad-1
dress that the administration pro
gram would "bring money to the
farm country, not in dribbles but
in millions."
The goal is permanently higher
farm incomes, he said, and added:
"This is the kind of a new deal
which, after many lean years, the
, President and his administration
' are fighting to assure the farm
er<" . I
) He did not mention directly the
farm strike, but it was evident
that his address was directed at
the restless Middle West and that
it was an effort to convince the ,
strikers that patience and co-op
eration promised them more than
violent dissent. He outlined the i
corn crop loan program in detail.
Five states now have ware
housing acts making their farm
ers eligible for loans: Iowa, Illi
nois. Minnesota, South Dakota
and Kansas.
The corn loan plan was drawn
up at a conference yesterday be
tween President Roosevelt and
Secretary of Agriculture Wallace.
In effect, the plan pegs the
price at 50 cents a bushel because
if the quotation falls below this
price the farmer has his money
and can let the government keep
the corn as collateral. In addi
tion, no corn would be shipped to
market to sell for a price beiow
50 cents as long as the farmer
could warehouse it instead and
borrow 50 cents a bushel. No. 2
December corn closed on the >
Chicago Board of Trade yester
day at 47% cents.
Details of administering the
plan have not been worked out,
but it was expected the loans
would be handled by the commod- j
ity credit corporation, set up
originally for cotton, but empow- j
ered to deal in any farm coni-j
modities.
ROOSEVELT IS SHATTERING
PRECEDENTS ALMOST DAILY;
MOVES MORE AGGRESSIVELY
RELIEF OFFICE"
STILL CLOSED
Appointment of Local Di
rector Held in
Abeyance
Miss Pearl Weaver, state-federal
relief director for Henderson and
other Western North Carolina
counties, has left Hendersonville
for a few days after a series of
conferences here with the board
of county commissioners with re
spect to future activities of the
relief office in this county.
Work of the office has been
practically at a stand-still for the
last week, due in part to shortage
of federal funds and partly to a
controversy between Miss Weaver
and the board of county commis
sioners over the management of
the office. The office in the court
house was closed last week after
the county board had indicated
that it could well be used for oth
er purposes and Miss Weaver had
ordered the practical suspension
of relief activities as a conse
quence. Relief was expressed here
that a local person could best di
rect relief work, and the confer
ences this week had to do directly
with the selection of a local direc
tor. While the conferences were
closed to the public, it is under
stood that W. M. Sherard, former
mayor of Hendersonville, was rec
ommended for the post. No ap
pointment was made, however,
and Miss Weaver left for the time
being.
Geo. W. Justice, county com
missioner, directed the relief work
until a few weeks ago. when Fran
cis S. Wilder was sent here by the
state relief administration office.
When, and if a local director is
appointed, it is understood that
Mr. Wilder will be retained by
the state-federal relief adminis
tration as a special "case worker"
in two or three counties in this
section. Belief was expressed to
day that the office will be re
opened next week.
AUXILIARY
MEETING HELD
St. James Episcopal Group
Hostesses for Gather
ing Wednesday
The fall meeting of the second
district women's auxiliary of the
Western North Carolina Episcopal
diocese was held yesterday at St.
James Episcopal church with Miss
Rlair, district president who re
sides at Saluda, presiding and the
local auxiliary, of which Mrs. B. i
P. Burckmeyer is chairman, act
ing as hostesses to the visitors.
About forty delegates were
present for the district meeting,
the program of which, in addition
to the business reports of the va
rious district auxiliary officers,
was featured by addresses by a
number of diocesan auxiliary offi
cers.
The Rev. H. Cary-Elwees. rec
tor of Bat Cave and Saluda par
ishes, outlined the work and his
tory of the Oxford movement.
Sheldon Leavitt of Asheville dis
cussed the status of church fi
nances as affecting the diocese.
Mrs. F. VV. Thomas of Asheville,
chairman of the auxiliary educa
tional body in the diocese, Mrs.
Sheldon Leavitt. president of the
diocesan auxiliary, also made
short addresses. A report on fi
nances was made by Mrs. F. W.
Ewbank, treasurer of the diocesan
auxiliary, Mrs. June Adams of
Asheville discussed social service
in the diocese, and Miss Mary
Wood Sumner, missionary field
worker residing at Upward, dis
cussed educational work in the
diocese.
Mrs. Bunrckmeyer, as chairman
of the local group, welcomed the
visitors to St. James church, and
the program of the district meet
ing was preceded by corporate
communion, celebrated by the
Rev. James P. Burke.
Luncheon was served to the vis
itors and local participants of the
gathering at the parish house at
1:30 p. m., and all business hav
ing been disposed of at the morn
ing session, adjournment was tak
en after the luncheon.
The following parishes are in
the second district auxiliary or
ganization: Brevard, Saluda, Hen
dersonville, Upward, Highlands,
Franklin, Bat Cave, Edneyville,
Flat Rock, Mill Spring, Tryon and
Green River. Most of these were
represented in the visiting dele
gations here yesterday. i
Further Advances in Re
covery Drive Follow on
Heels of Every Com
plaint Reaching Him
Bv RAYMOND CLAPPER
United Press Staff Correspondent
Copyright, 1933, by U. P.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 2fi. (UP).
In action that shatters precedents
almost daily, President Roosevelt
is turning into tangible form the
powers handed over to him whole
sale after March 4.
He has moved more aggressive
ly than ever in thp last few days
as the popularity of his program
was threatened by incipient re
bellion in the farm belt.
He has applied the new deal
in new form the prescription of
Jefferson or somebody, who said
that the cure for democracy's ills
was more democracy. If there is
complaint against the recovery
program.
Whether President Roosevelt
should "be called a dictator or
something less jarring to Ameri
can ears is a purely academic
question. What has happened is
that in his inaugural address, Mr.
Roosevelt marched up to the
Rubicon and announced he ex
pected to cross it; then he dangl
ed his toes in the water for a
time, and now with the bold,
calm, confident smile which has
marked this precedent smashing
president, he is wading in.
Headlines yesterday reporting
current developments in Mr.
Roosevelt's revolution suggest
the high spots of- the advance.
There is no turning back. Even
the original brain trust now is el
bowed aside for" what is being
called in Washington the "new
professors." Most prominent of
these is Prof. George F. Warren
of Cornell, whose money plan is
understood to have formed the
basis for Mr. Roosevelt's new
gold policy. .
On price control, even rrol.
Rex Tugwell, regarded as the
most brilliant and advanced on
the regular brain trust group,
favors caution. Yet a majority
of industrial codes so far approv
ed involve price control, and
more and more the government
is taking over agicultural price
regulation.
This story in Washington is
too vast to be understood or ade
quately told hot off the wires.
History will have a hard enough(
time telling it. All that can be(
done now is to try to give the
"feel" of it, to suggest by a few
rough strokes, the general out
lines and the direction.
Fascism has had it easy com
pared to the new deal. Mussolini
worked in a small nation accus
tomed to a strong hand at the
top. Hitler has the emotions of
a defeat-wracked nation behind
him. Mr. Roosevelt is dealing
with a spoiled people, a nation
spoiled by the unreal prosperity
of the last decade, a nation still
wedded to the individual freedom
of the frontier.
There are many indications
that, except in the circle around
Mr. Roosevelt, the real meaning
of the new deal has not yet been
grasped. Actions of Mr. Roose
velt since the first serious chal
lenge appeared last week are suf
ficient to convince Washington
that he has no thought of turn
ing back. He told the nation
Sunday night, "we are on the
wa-v*" , u . *
But not on the way back to
1929.
TWO IN HELD
WITHOUT BOND
Kidnap Attempt Charged;
Burlington Girl
Beaten
BURLINGTON, Oct. 26. (UP).
Tommy Coleman and Marvin Holl
man, Burlington white men, were
held in jail without bond yester
day for an alleged attempt to kid
nap Miss Williard Ruth, who was
found bound and gagged in a
ditch near Ossippee earlier in the
day.
It is charged the men went 4o
the girl's home and told her the
overseer in a mill nearby wanted
to see her. She accompanied them
and was beaten, she said. Exam
ination failed to reveal any injury
save a bruised neck.
SALISBURY ROBBERY
SALISBURY. Oct. 26.—(UP).
A daylight robbery in the office
of the clerk of court here Wed
nesday netted $400. The thief
prized open a small locked vault
while the office was deserted dur
ing the lunch hour, _ I
GOVERNMENT
PUSHES GOLD
UP 18 CENTS
U. S. Foreign Trade
Reaches Highest Levels
in Nearly Two Years
TO SEND AGENT TO
FARM RELIEF MEET
WASHINGTON, Oct. 26. (UP)
The United States had a favorable
balance of $13,000,000 in Septem
ber. as foreign trade reached its
highest levels in nearly two years,
the department of commerce an
nounced today.
DES MOINES, la., Oct. 26.—
(UP).—Opposition to the farm
strike called by the Farm Holiday
Association developed among mid
western farmers today as statu
and federal officials prepared for
a conference to discuss agricul
tural relief.
Eight hundred farmers from
Southwestern Iowa, led by a sher
iff. defied pickets stationed at the
Missouri river bridge near Platts
mouth, Neb., and escorted 50 live
stock trucks to market today.
Sheriff Demoss of Glenwood,
Neb., warned the pickets, who had
turned back all livestock ship
ments previously, that any at
tempt to interfere with the con
voy would result in "serious con
sequences."
The group of farmers expressed
confidence in the national admin
istration's ability to solve farm
problems if given time, and
charged that most of the farm
strike pickets were non-farmers
and transients.
Farm leaders, including Mib
Reno, president of the Farm Holi
day Association, endorsed the call
of Gov. Clyde L. Herring of Iowa
for a conference of representa
tives of 10 midwestern states to
be held here October 30.
U. S. GOLD PRICE GOES
HIGHER AGAIN TODAY
WASHINGTON, Oct. 26. (UP)
—The federal government today
boosted its gold price 18 cents to
$31.54 an ounce as the next step
in its ambitious price lifting pro
gram.
With London cables telling of
a 13-cent rise in the world price
to $31.06, the United States gov
ernment was forced to make a cor
responding increase in its price to
keep well above the world level.
The federal government yester
day began offering to buy all new
ly-mined gold in an effort to boost
American commodity prices by
raising the price of gold. Under
the government's theory, a rise in
the price of its buying rate for
(Continued on page four)
HEAVYFROST
IS FELT HERE
Disastrous to Flowers;
Overcoats in Evidence;
Furnaces Started
The heaviest frost of the season
visited Hendersonville and the
county last night, bringing disas
ter to flowers and perhaps other
vegetation and causing sundry
citizens to start furnace fires this
morning and resurrect overcoats
from closets.
Preceded by several lighter
frosts, the one last night put the
"finishing touches" to every ten
der plant outdoors, gardeners and
others said. All field and vegeta
ble garden crops had been laid
by, they added, and the only Iom
of consequence was suffered by
householders who neglected to
bring flowers and plants indoors.
Continued fair, with slightly
warmer weather is forecast for
the next 24 hours.
WHO
WAS
BENJAMIN
DISRAELI,
?
Yte ts
MOUNT
Everest
Where isthe
DEEPE5T PART
OP THE ATLANTIC
?
For coirecl answer* to ih—t
question*, pleate turn to page 7,

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