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V Henrfersonvin© New* Established in 1894 Hendersonville Times Established in 1881 Published every afternoon except Sunday at 22? North Main street, Hendersonville, N. C., by The Times-News Co., Inc., Owner and Publisher. J. T. FAIN C. M. OGLE HENRY ATKIN. TELEPHONE 87 Editor Managing Editor City Editor SUBSCRIPTION RATES By Times-News Carrier, in Hendersonville, or else where, per week 12c By Mail in Hendersonville, per year $5.00 Due to high postage rates, the subscription price of The Times-News in Zones above No. 2 will be. based on the cost of postage. Entered as Second Class Matter at the Post Office in Hendersonville, N. C. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1933 BIBLE THOUGHT ONE HOUR "And He cometh unto the disciples and findetb them asleep and saith unto Peter, 'WHAT, COULO YE NOT WATCH WITH ME ONE HOUR?' (Matt 26:40). * * * This was a telling rebuke to Simon, and it is a rebuke to us who so often grow weary of worship and neglect our devotions. "ONE HOUR," and compare the time we give to business, to meals, to sleep, with the time given to prayer and medita tion f—Floyd W. Tomkins. THE TIMES-NEWS AND THE ISSUE The Times-News offers no apologies tc : its public for devoting a considerable i amount ot' space at this time to the issue ' to be voted on in North Carolina Novem ber 7th. The far reaching importance of J the action of the State on that date justi- ] l^es the space and effort the Times-News is i giving to the subject. This newspaper is s on one side of this fight. It is not on the i fence or in the middle of the road. This ] newspaper does not speak with unalterable conviction except in cases where it is abso- 2 lutely convinced that its position is right. ] There are many things about which The 1 Times-News is uncertain, but the liquor is- 1 sue is not one of them. After forty years' ( observation and experience in opposing the , liquor traffic the editor of this newspaper ■ believes he has the background, the facts < and figures and general information upon which to take a steadfast stand against the liquor traffic, legal or illicit, and against the present efforts of the brewers, distillers and friends of the traffic to reinstate and enthrone the legalized traffic in this coun try. Upon the foregoing platform The Times News has taken a stand. It is prepared to support its position with arguments which the friends of the liquor traffic cannot an swer, whether they be common mine-run wets, prominent politicians or the hired propagandists of the brewers and distillers. In saying this, in saying all that has gone before or may come after, this newspaper maintains a spirit of sweetness and perfect equanimity. We are not mad at anybody, not quar reling with anybody, not abusing anybody. We have the facts, figures and arguments to sustain our position and upon which to base the faith that is in us. We are de fending our position with reasonableness and fairness and in a spirit of courtesy to gentlemen and ladies who may disagree with this newspaper. All along the col umns of The Times-News have been open to the communications of friends of the liquor traffic or those who claim to be ene mies of the liquor traffic temporarily aligned against the prohibitionists, or to any shade of opponent of the position this newspaper takes and seeks to maintain. The Times-News is not doing these things in any spirit of pride of opinion or desire to show off or in a bigoted or preju diced spirit. The Times-News never goes out of its way to seek controversy, but fre quently exerts itself to the limit to avoid controversy. The Times-News believes in peace where peace is possible, and prac tices what it preaches; but when it becomes necessary to fight for great principles, this newspaper is willing and glad to make whatever sacrifice is necessary to follow that course. This we are doing in fighting the liquor traffic. We have eliminated from our business calculations the substan tial financial gains which might come from the advertising patronage of the brewers and distillers and retailers of beverage al cohol ; we have discounted the losses which will result from the enmity and opposition of the liquor traffic and its more rabid friends; and we are voicing our opposition to the slick schemes and smooth practices which are being used to again enthrone th« legalized liquor traffic in place and power in the United States. At this time our particular concern is the issue in North Carolina, but it is not -our purpose to discuss that in this article. What we are here saying is being said for the purpose of keeping the record straight as far as The Times-News is concerned. In all that it may do or say in this cam paign the first and chief concern of The Times-News is the welfare of its State and country. We believe the economic, social and moral welfare of the State and nation is involved on a tremendous scale in the menace of the liquor traffic, illicit and le galized; and in that conviction we are de termined to direct our feeble efforts to as sisting the cause we believe to be right. Premier Daladier of France, whose cab inet fell this week, had finally decided a state of emergency existed over the gold franc. Until now, most likely, it was just a state of mind. French chemical firm has a war gas so horrible that the firm won't even tell the War Office about it. And it isn't talk, either. o NEWSPAPERS' OPINIONS EXTRAORDINARY LOGIC Senator Josiah W. Bailey has come out with a statement by which he hopes to influence the citi zens of North Carolina to cast their ballots for repeal of the 18th Amendment. Certainly, Mr. Bailey is within his rights, al though the role he now assumes is not that which his constituents had i-eason to expect. In fact, the senior Senator looks somewhat grotesque as he es-1 says to lock arms with "Our Bob" and head the errand march of those demanding legalized booze in America. If Senator Josiah had the natural grace and lebonair poise with which Senator Bob comes home ;o lead "his people,*' he would blend more perfeet y into the campaign setting. Even the extraordi lary logic with which he justifies his entry on the side of the wet forces, becomes labored and ap jears awkward, it seems to The Record. For while Senator Bailey would have us walk blithely to the polls and vote to repeal the 18th Amendment, he urges us to demand the right of i "plebiscite" later on, at which time we would be »iven opportunity to vote on the question of whether North Carolina shall retain her prohibi :ion laws. In other words, the senior Senator has joined :hat remarkable species of logician which assures as that our votes on November 7th really mean irery little, and assuredly cannot be construed as :ommitting us on the wet and dry issue from the standpoint of our own state. Thus by merely crossing one's fingers, it will lo possible to follow the Bailey lead and vote for peal. Once out of the election booth, quickly un cross the fingers, clear the throat and you are qua lified to join with the Senator in the chorus of "Onward Christian Soldiers" or whatever similar song shall be chosen by him in whooping it up for the retention of the Turlington Act. Fortunately, Senator, most good citizens do not possess a chameleonic conscience. They are either for or against prohibition. Those who believe prohibition to be basically right should not be encouraged to "kid themselves" by such specious reasoning as you incorporate in the following portion of your statement: "Since 33 states have declared by large majori ties against the 18th Amendment, enforcement of its terms is out of the question. Public opinion in more than half this Republic has already repudiat ed the 18th Amendment in elections duly held, and by overwhelming majorities. Manifestly, the 18th Amendment has lost its sanction so widely that it is futile to seek to sustain it. In 33 states, the people have spoken in no uncertain terms. How could we hope to maintain or enforce the 18th Amendment in those states? Having lost the sup port of the public opinion which put it in the Con stitution, to seek to keep it there is impracticable, even impossible under the circumstances. Why waste the fine energies and impulses that animate those who would reduce the drink evil to its low est possible terms, in a manifestly van undertak ing? Why involve the question of the State's pol icy in a question of national policy beyond the power of this State to determine, and which does not present the consideration attending the ques tion of the State's policy?" The people of your state are not altogether dumb. There is nobody being deluded into believ ing that the result of the voting in North Carolina on November 7th will have any effect one way or the other throughout the nation. We might just as well not vote, so far as the national fate of prohi bition is concerned. The only question actually at issue, therefore, is to determine the sentiment of our people with reference to legalized booze. What would be the sense of saddling the added expense of another and later election on the shou' ders of our already overburdened taxpayers, in order to hold the so-called "plebiscite" which you suggest for this state? There will be no need, Senator Bailey, to put the question in Latin, if it is properly submitted in plain English on November 7th—arQ you for or against the return of legalized booze.—Hickory Record. YO. HO, HO, AND A BOTTLE OF RUM Governor Rolph of California has added to his national fame, if not to his public stature, by the fact that wide publicity has been given his dona tion of a few quarts of whisky to a criminal doomed to the gallows for a cold-blooded murder. The news dispatches have described in detail the plea which the prisoner made to the executive, and how it touched a responsive chord in the great heart of the governor, who supplied the where withal to insure a very happy hanging. What The Record would make bold to inquire is how a man under the influence of booze can be said to have paid the legal death penalty in Cali fornia, while North Carolina judges hold that an intoxicated man cannot be found guilty of first degree murder. It would seem that liquor seeks to befriend the criminal "coming and going."—The Hickory Record. HARVEST MOON Germany Would Reduce Imports Of Foreign Fats Government Turns Atten tion to This After Wheat Problem Solved BERLIN, Oct. 26. — (UP) — After having succeeded in mak ing any wheat import superflu ous, the government now is con centrating upon eliminating, so far as possible, fats of foreign origin. In this field, however, no such completae success as yet has been achieved as in he case of wheat. Despite the Hitler government's drastic measures aiming to stimu late the consumption of domestic fats, Germany still is importing about 46 per cent of the fat con sumed by the population. In the spring, the import ratio was as high as 60 per cent. • The reduction of fat imports is regarded to be due in the first place of the anti-margarine law enacted by Hugenberg. Hugenberg, when minister of agriculture, imposed a tax upon margarine amounting to 25 pfen nings per pound, which doubled the price of margarine. Thus the margin between the margarine and butter price was reduced, and many housewives turned to German butter instead of margarine. For those who could not afford to buy buiter, or even to pay the new price of margarine, Hugen berg issued "fat cards" enabling them to buy margarine, or other fats, free of tax. In order to avoid such hard ships, Hugenberg's successor, Walter Darre, boldly revised his predecessor's "fat plan." Under Darre's new margarine decree, those possessing "fat cards" will have a right to de mand the delivery of nine kilos of tax-free margarine per annum. In addition to that, they will be entitled to buy three kilos of butter and lard at reduced price. There is no substitute for newspaper advertising. Explorer HORIZONTAL 1 Who is the explorer in the. picture? 12 Large water wheel. 13 Payment demand. 14 Blackbird. 16 Above. 17 Kind of hemr 19 Authoritative negative. 20 To exist. 21 He was the man who dis covered the 24 Senior (abbr.) 25 Deities (half man half goat) 2«» Auto joijrneys 27 Behold. '.'0 Credit (abbr.) Jo Like. 31 Dad. 32 Age. 'U Laurel tree 25 Wager. o7 Lair of a beast. n,9 Chevt bone. 11 Tiny garden Answer to Previous Puzzle S OjRjE- |BNiU|P|£ uMhapMnoti &EjjM ATlWlE PEBAV 5'OBBNJ ]&W~\ iI mm GUTZON up— tWMib bORGLUM eirQEj iNIEBSIC UlLlPjTI JoBq) IeBe i lMmoil IL ■ 1ST ONE-iMQ'UNT A I NI vegetable. 43 Nimble. 45 Radical. 47 Go on (music). 48 He flew over the North Pole in the Norge. Fish. 51 Maintains. 5»1 Having left a will. 58 Rented by contract. 5J> Opined. 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YOU MAKE ONE PASS AT HIM NOW AND POUF.' -THEY'LL TEAR YOU rro pieces: m/T* k>' J \ I WELL, MAYBE YOU'RE _ RIGHT, BUT HE'S GETTING^T,NnuJ_ f DANGEROUS/ why-/^uT ; [THEY MAY GET THE IDEA OF MAKING HIM KING - [THEN WHERE'LL ^ BE ? BUT » HAVE A PLAN WHEREBY WE CAN DISPOSE OF THIS TROUBLESOME PERSON LISTEN - is?_ " Chambergran^ High Spots in Numerous Activities of Chamk Commerce as Noted by Its Secretary *r We have often heard it stated that Will Rogers, the humorist and philosopher, was the son of one of the squaws who attended Judson college, the building of which is now occupied by Dixon's Health Resort. In order to au thoritatively establish the legend connected with this school we re quested information from Mr. Rogers recently when he was flooded with historical data about New Hern, N. C., because of one of his smart cracks about a fed eral appropriation for a post offiee building in that city. Mr. Rogers was then advised that his ancestry was connected with the Croatans, an Indian settlement in Eastern North Carolina. Mr. Rogers' sister writes as follows: "Both my mother and father ! were one-eighth Cherokee blood and both came from Alabama; received their education out here in what was formerly Indian ter ritory. However, your letter has brought up an inquiry and it may possibly be that my grandmother Rogers (nee, Sally Vann) was a Judson student. I shall try to find out. This will take some time as the only cousin who could give me the information is now over in Honolula, but I'll try." When a Chamber of Commerce operates for 28 years there must be something significant in con nection with its service. The Charlotte Chamber of Commerce has invited to be its guests the Chamber of Commerce secretaries of North Carolina on October 31, when it will celebrate its 28th anniversary. The gathering will be addressed by Dave .Skinner, secretary of the United States Chamber of Commerce in Wash ington. We wonder how many years have passed since the Hender sonville Chamber of Commerce was organized u?• i,., N or other names of Trad.', The ( . sonville Club, eu-. , runs hack into the of Mrs. Ola Kste | ' A. M. McWhirt. .'i :• A. W. Honeycut:. \ \: N. W. Miller, Jo!.'. \\ , T. R. Barrows, \: and Hans C. Mey< That is about ;4> memory crops hut stood that there : of Commerce <>; Pickens, Capt. \\ • : drop and theii : The life of thi . •...... those of its ances'.i been intermitten ■ S that the beginni; . back about as a. Charlotte. > Who will be . • ; give us some in: a., the early histoi • ;r tion that has \vi ■ ^ Hendersonville ; county for perL. a a century. First Ten ( Cotton LoanN NEW ORLEANS, h n (UP)—The fir,» - r - cotton, under ■„ . new lending ; ... , Eupene Field who received >1 200 bales, it va- ar.n - terday at the A:. ^ Cooperative as • ; - * The loan \v:i- tr-l jNew Brazos Vallc 1 ! which is affil a; c. A. j Advertise it or yoa I have to keep it. | BEHIND THE SCENES IN WASUNGIOJ BY RODNEY DUTCH EH -VEA Servira* StniV CorrwtponUtiil WASHINGTON—The censorship ** imposed by yjlA op its Con sumers' Advisory board hasn't pre vf-ctcd the ronsunwr renresenta t:res from making more progress than anyone ever supposed they would. One of these days they will be too strong to cnizzle. General Johnson's censor is Charlie Michelson, borrowed from the Democratic national commit tee, who permits no statements of a controversial nature from subordinates. It's funny the way that censor ship works with the industrial and kibor advisory boards. If the labor group wants to sound off. J'ember William Green can de tach himself temporarily and speak as president of the A. F. ct L» or John Lewis as head of the United Mine Workers or Henry Harriman of the industrial board can pipe up as president of the U. S. Chamber of Commerce —and so on. The C V P. is digging in so effectively that we soon may be hearing from such members as President Belle Sherwin of the National League of Women Vot ers, President Mary Dewson of the Consumers' League, Presi dent Gracc Poole of the Federa tion of Women's Clubs. President Fratvk P. Graham of the Univer sity of North Carolina and pro fessor-men-bcrs such as Dr«. Charles a. Beard, Walton Ham ilton and Paul H I>o»igins—in the ir.ttre.stfl vf th* public. » * * (O A. P. (Consumers' Advisory Board), under directorship »£ dexter M. Keezor, has raised .the devil on s;... ;i:. it now is an actual itfla*i code-makinp. It :.w| lie representation . istration bodies until it afcmost a stmdard NRA ;ra Although it won't I»a us for months win.:; reasonable and v.!. -.-I is getting real initr: I prices, which will «■:; > SC. I It is studying in■ ; parei! with pri« ;l 1 far that total purchasing i has increased faster than but that tho individual ;« ^ socked becau^o pries are ahead of the ;vo:ac>- 'r;lj income. The bip C. A B. vivtoryl Idefeat of the 10 per t| up provision in tb- er-.-.r code, which it i uti • ' 'a| nail. It won bcrati-*1 th cultural Adju«im<M A/ J tion, led by S< j threw its weight f form of pric»'-ti\i U'. T HP theory tint can bo wdm**'! :nf«' ity by free hooch r> "iv-.li' deserved knock in t?:«» h^adt the Dillon, J!ead liankinsb? latest objects or tli- * Senate invest teat- : liquor party i!- >• i it- i a- •< ; conference." Correspond" • their liquor and tl;ni ur-'fl ! ing stories -.!• "it .V 1 ' Dillon—a\d th~ rr> • jls no reason why I till'r ! pour for th" err- anv rr'M | for the popul.: n-• 1 | an old custom. < [• l'v :i° by visiting New Y< ; i fConvrirhI i:<. WA S ■ THIS CURIOUS WORLD c^L \— DID NOT ..EARN OP HIS NOMINATION FOR THE PRESIDENCY UNTIL ALMOST A MONTH' AFTER THE . ADJOURNMENT OF THE CONVENTION.. BEMUSE OF HIS FA!'.URE TO PAV POSTAGE ON THE NOTIFICATION LETTER 6IR0S ^ONC I HAVE to HOLC TO THEIP r>3PC:-«SS WHILLL THEV sleep/ AUTOMATIC TENDON ACTION LOCKS THE PEPT SECURELY »' WE* WWCt IXC A PERSON WHO IS 20 VEAR5 OLD N> SLEEPS ABOUT e HC NI&HT, /-(AS S/XT^f < " O^SlEBP AHEAD OPifA j IP HE LIVES TO THE A&E L ZA.CHARY TAYLOR lived In the days when tli' letter paid the portage, and Taylor grew tired of i<a>r CT» /an mail. When the letter of notification cam** van unimportant and refused to claim it. Later pocloffice to get it, but it had been returned tt V> •».-•• • did a.it rench him until almost a month lat*"