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fair and warmer tonight; Wed moitly cloudy, probably rain and falling temper*. VOL. Jlri' (Etmrs -^sxUvjs "ft GOOD AFTERNOON Purge news from abroad will ba tidatracked for tka aaxt few week* white football coachea are liquidated. Largest Daily Circulation of Any Newspaper in North Carolina in Proportion to Population 57—No. 279 HENDERSONVILLE, N. C., TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 1938 SINGLE COPIES, FIVE CENTS ambassador IE RECALLED [forma n Tiff With Hungary Hore Grave as Hungary Expels Czechs CZECHS REPLY WITH PROPERTY SEIZURE PRAGUE, Nov. 22. (UP) Hungary today ordered the expulsion of Czechoslovaks from territory she occupied titer the dismemberment of Czechoslovakia. The Slovakian government retorted by ordering coniz ation of Hungarian proper ly within its borders. LONDON. Nov 2J. (UP) — Germany m:»y recall Herbert Von Dirkson, her ambassador to Great 3ritain. it was reported here as a whemcnt display of disapproval • :f an .American-iniated and Brit ah-spo 11 sored plan to aid the Jew ish refugees. The program as outlined by» Prime Minister Neville Chamber Iain :n the House of Commons, brought hitter condemnation fr?-n the Nazi nr. ss which appar tr.'./ bt-i-n r ii;y inspired a"- : t:.<- rep--.-: that Pirksen ■ •••? I hum.f lu-Uilain's pi•• jK/sal to find r.">rr.es ! r a number ol German J-n« : fugeos in Tanganyika : rr.c: German colony in Africa, *ij> r.terpreted by Germans as a •' J t German's colonial de aaaik v.u: . it*. Italy's press opened - ••• 'l »ttack on the United Statse •a .:nt with recent German edi criticism of President Roos '■•c.'.'i p'jiiciti. fascist newspapers based this feck on arguments that wealthy 1 faocratic countries detest the **? much as totalitarian states, *i that the United States in ®ds to rule South America spir ally and economically. | k Central Europe the war of «eni< between Germany and Hungary assumed greater impor tant in the struggle over Ruth easternmont Czechoslovak province, am! one of the Nazi »'.>r.ue> for eastward expansion. Prime Minister Neville Cham statement in the house commons pointing to a mass a«rat!"n ti> Tanganyika, which Br.^r. took from Germany after > World War, aroused instant '•^th in Berlin. Uitier is demanding the return w iMjfanyika, as one of the car -na. points of his colonial de and the Nazi press assert w that Britain has no right to un "iu Jewish refugees in such a aar.dated territory. A chorus of anti-German at on the floor of the house 1 -ummons, including a laboriate fcmar.u that both Britain and the | -itwl States immediately inform ™»ny that "cordial relations" Quid cease until the anti-semitic ^ures end, added to the Ger «a I ^mbeiiain, in his announce-, ^ efforts to find homes for !*!y,°f Germany's 700,000 Jews, ^'1" asked Hitler to cooperate * P»an of settling them in the ntinued on page eight) Nude Girl's Dance Brings Arrests ^ High School Boys Jailed; Girl Freed ^unchNT,ELES' Xov- 22- <UP> *h:>h i-eroned house party at' to r * l°-year-old girl was said *v»r u ,nce^ the nude for: W ,.'U!:t,nKt°n Park high school wl V'1!iay ,ent six °f 5wi0t?e C0UntV jail. 18 V(.«;01 fagging from 16 to (ion of u' vere looked on suspi-, be*n "in danger of lewd, dissolute and ^rrh ij a misdemeanor. The th« ou , jV Wa» reported to be in fir! \«a " ' ,°^ hi.* parents. The [*** not held. *siuvpr'I *• Graeb of the sher h0iH: " bureau said the party \\ at the home of one of !»»» >N. A»>le his parents were fitted na four of them ad ; V:r|e improper relations ^ nurf». L\'suggested All th nct? ^ by ik 0 >l 5 ave been suspend- ' high school, i Guest of Civic Clubs Tomorrow Appearing right are: First row, left to right: E. Drake, L. Morris. R. Coffey, F. Yar borough. J. Magness (cap tain), B. Sims. J. Reese, M. Dorn. J. W. MeCrary, J. C. Cost on; 2nd row: J. Chan dler, l>. Miller, 1?. Quarles, B. Shepherd, B. Bates. D. Chapin. J. English, A. Bry son, R. Garrett, J. Orr; 3rd row: S. Shipman, V. Kdnev, B. Staton, R. Osteen, G. McCorkle. R. Beeghley, A. Stepp. S. Maynard (assist ant manager), B. Williams (manager), John Stephens (coach); absent: A. Grif fith. I>. Hedge. G. Bowman, B. Patterson (asst. mngr.) The Hendersonville High School Bearcats shown here vvill be the guests of honor •i? a joint meeting of the Rotary and Kiwanis clubs it a luncheon tomorrow at the Skyiand hotel. The Ki wanis club, which usually meets on Thursday h;:s I'hoto by Baker's Art Gallery moved me day or meir meeting to Wednesday on account oi inauKsgiving m-ing a nouuuy. NAME CHARTER MEMBERS FOR LODGE OF ELKS Steps Taken Assure Organ ization of Club Here; Committees Chosen At. a recent meeting ~hcld in the Skyland hotel for the organiza tion of applications for dispensa tion of a new B.P.O. Elks lodge in Hendersonville. steps were ta ken which will assure the estab lishment of an Elks club in this city. Those present at the meeting included? W. I). Lohman, chair man of the organization commit tee, C. C. Oates and S. J. Full wood, secretary of the same com mittee, all of Hendersonville. Others present included: Sam Cathey, Exalted Ruler of Ashe ▼iUe B.P.O. Elks No. 1401, N. P. Mulvanney, secretary of Asheville Elks and past present of the state association; and J. C. Burke, sec retary of the B.P.O.E., No. 78, Atlanta, Ga. This meeting witnessed the vot ing and approving of the follow ing men to become charter mem bers of the new Elks lodge here: R. R. Arledge, Jack Atkinson, A. F. Barber, Jr., Dr. R. Hyatt Brown, Dr. W. E. Brackett, V. C. Burrowes, L. C. Boyd, L-. A. Blair, H. E. Buchanan, W. H. Britt, Jr., G. F. Blythe, B. M. Cantrell, A. P. Cox, J. R. Crye, Albert W. Drake, John W. Farmer, H. Walter Ful ler, S. J. Fullwood, E. E. Har relson, H. D. Hernandez, W. B. Hodges, G. P. Jamison, J. W. Jackson, Fred S. Justus, Sam Kalin, H. B. Kelley, W. D. Loh man, Worth K. Lyerly, C. E. Liv ingston, J. H. Lampley, A. J. Mil ler, O. D. Michelove, M. Marko witz, A. T. McCarson, A. A. Mc Call, G. H. McFarlan, C. C. Oat es, Addison O'Neal, Philip J. O'Mara, J. W. Odom, A. Patter son, L. B. Prince, M. M. Redden, A. J. Redden, Sam Rosenberg, R. C. Staton, F. C. Shelton, J. D. (Continued on page five) MERCHANTS MAP CHRISTMAS fTRADE PROGRAM AND WILL * CLOSE ON THANKSGIVING DAY I Householders Contest ror Outside Lighting, Deco rations One Feature Hendersonville merchants last night adopted a co-operative pro gram of Chriatmaa activities, in cluding the decorating of streets in the business sections and other methods of attracting holiday shoppers from a wide trade area. The program will supplement two projects previously authorized by the chamber of commerce—a community Christmas tree and carol singing service, and a con test in which householders in the jcity and immediate suburbs will be asked to install lighting equipment and other decorations outside their homes. Stores will be closed all day Thursday of this week for Thanks giving. The merchants' program in cludes the opening of the Christ mas season next Tuesday night when all store windows will be ap propriately trimmed and the pub lic will be invited uptown to in spect these displays and the street decorations. No merchandise will be sold that night. The city's col ored lighting system was tested last night but will not be operated again until next Tuesday n:ght. After that date, the lights will bo on every night through the holi days. The largest item of expense in the merchants' program will be the purchase and installation of about 100 10-foot pine trees, each sprayed with aluminum paint, on both sides of Main street from First to Seventh avenue, on sec tions of Fourth and Fifth ave nues, and on Seventh avenue east, if business firms on this street wish to co-operate with uptown merchants, it was said. Funds for the purpose are being solicited to day. The merchants agreed to co-op erate with the local office of the North Carolina State Employment (Continued on page eight) RAIL RELIEF PROGRAM GROUP CALLS FOR REPEAL OF ALL TAX ON UNDISTRIBUTED PROFITS By WILLIAM H. LAWRENCE United Press Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON, Nov. 22. (UP) Fifty representatives of shippers, bankers, businessmen and trans portation interests, meeting in an attempt to draft a program to save the $26,000,000,000 railroad in dustry from financial chaos last night demanded that all business be relieved of the new deal's un distributed profits tax. The thrust at the tax, which has been championed by President Roosevelt personally, came as the delegates, all members of the 1938 transportation conference, consid ered a proposal that the railroads only be relieved of the tax so that they could lay by surpluses in prosperous years to carry them through depression periods. After brief discussion, President Arthur M. Hill of the Atlantic Greyhound Corp., chairman of the meeting, said the proposal was amended to declare that all busi ness should be "relieved" of the tax. Hill said the vote was unani mous. Mr. Roosevelt's dissatisfaction with changes in the tax was one of the reasons why he refused to sign the tax bill enacted by th» last congress, and he let the meas ure become a law without his sig nature. He made a nation-wide radio speech in defense of the tax and explained why he was with holding his s,ynature. Six points of a broad rail re habilitation program won unani mous approval from the delegates but the most controversial propos als—including demands for revi sion of the rate making rule to give the railroads a "fair return" on the value of their property and for removal of the federal govern ment from the barge line business —were postponed until today. In rapid fire order, the dele gates also asked: Repeal of the land-grant stat utes, under which government traffic is hauled at lower rates. Relieving the railroads of the expense, in excess of net direct benefits to them, for elimination of railroad grade crossings. Authorization of government (Continued on page five.) CATS TO PLAY I IN ANDERSON Meet Yellow Jackets There at 7:30 O'Clock Wed nesday Evening Coach John Stephens' Hender sonvillc Bearcats will meet the Anderson, S. C., Yellow Jackets, on the Anderson field tomorrow I night at 7:30 o'clock. Although defeated 13 to 0 by Marshall last week, the Cats are in good shape for the fray tomor row. Yarborough, center, is out; with a broken wrist, but Captain Magness, tackle, is back in uni-1 form and will see service. The Anderson team outclassed the Cats last season, winning 25 j to 0. After the encounter tomorrow,1 the Cats have only one more game j this season, against Sumter, S. C., on December 2, at Sumter. Two teams will make the trip tomorrow, and the probable start ing line-up is: Dorn and Drake, ends; Magness and Morris, tac kles; Sims and Coffee, guards; Orr, center; Quarles, McCrary, Miller and Chandler, in the back field. THANKSGIVING FOOD PRICES CHANGE LITTLE Some Minor Items Advance Slightly Since Last Holiday Housewives will pay approxi mately the same for their Thanks giving dinner this year as last, a glance at the local food market situation reveals. Some minor items have advanced slightly since last year, but the bulk of food prices remain about the same. There is plenty of good turkey meat on the market, the survey j shows, and white-aproned butch ers are asking, and getting, about 30 cents per pound for the deli-1 cacy. This figure represents Mr. \ Turk in his undressed, or rather dressed, condition, and is being asked for native Henderson coun ty fowl. Some quotations on ship-1 ped turkeys run slightly lower. However, the price is just the same as last year's 30-cent quo tation. Housewives who dish up the oysters, either as dressing or stew, find a slightly lower quotation. The current price is 18 cents per pint, as compared to about 25 cents last year. Sweet or Irish potatoes and rice are at about the same quotation.1 Bread is the same and creamery butter is quoted at a few cents, under last year's figure. I Cranberries, always a good Thanksgiving dish, are quoted at j about two cents per pound over last year; celery remains the same, and olives, nuts and fruits will not exceed last year's quotation. A Thanksgiving dinner, consist-! (Continued on page eight) BOY SCOUT ACTIVITIES FOR i ENSUING YEAR ADOPTED BY DISTRICT COMMITTEE Full Survey Planned Look ing Toward Expansion; to Train Leaders A program of Boy Scout activi ty, as ouilint'd by A. W. Allen, Scout executive, of Ashville, was adopted for the coming year by the Ilendersonville district com mittee in session yesterday after noon at the city hall. The program as outlined by Mr. Alien and approved by the committee, calls for a thorough survey looking toward extension of scouting in the communities of the county, and for an inten sive program of scouting for of ficials and scouts. A committee was named to make a survey of possible loca tionos for troops and possible sponsoring institutions or organi zations. With this survey in hand, by the next monthly meeting, the committee will set up a goal for troop establishment over the next five years. Under the plan, the survey will be followed by a troop committee conference to which representa tives of possible sponsoring insti tutions will be invited. Next in the plan in a scoutmas ters' course of training, it being the opinion of the committee that more training for leaders results in better work by the troops. The plan also calls for scout masters' meetings, to be held monthly or bi-monthly for a dis cussion of mutual problems. Other features of the plan call' for: A patrol camp-o-ree, for competition in camping among the patrols. A scout-o-ral for competition among scouts in a district-wide basis. A parents night for each troop at least once during the year. The observance of anniversary week. An en ore to seeK mac every i troop in the district gets at least one week in camp next summer. Participation in the annual Council meetings of all districts. Chairman Nathan Patla ap-' pointed R. S. Gibbs, F. M. Waters I and John Farmer as a committee to make the survey of possible troop locations. Chairman Patla also named A. V. Edwards, Mr. Farmer and H. E. Buchanan as a committee to recommend a chairman, vice chairman, and members to the district committee for the next! year. Announcement was made that Troop 13 had been reorganized with Frank Rozzelle as scoutmas ter and John Wilkins as assist ant. Members of the troop com mittee are J. C. Cotson, H. E.1 Buchanan, and A. V. Edwards. This troop is sponsored by the; Rotary club. The committee yesterday adopt ed a resolution, commending the Council officials on the employ ment of Floyd A. New as assist ant executive. The resolution ex pressed the opinion scouting in the council would be improved with the aid of Mr. New. Attending the meeting yester day were Chairman Patla, F. M. Waters, J. H. Lampley, A. V. Ed wards, J. T. Fain, Jr., John Far mer, and R. S. Gibbs, committee members, and Mr. Align, execu tive, and Mr. New, assistant. 7 Boy Scouts Given Honors Are Promoted or Given Awards Monday Night Seven Hendersonville Boy Scouts were promoted or given awards at the court of honor, held at the city hall last night. Tenderfoot rank was conferred by A. W. Allen, Scout executive, of Asheville, to C. R. McMana way, Jr., troop 4; Jean Williams, Jr., troop 4; Albert C. Johnson, troop 4, and Eugetie Kelly, troop 1. Merit badges were presented by John W. Farmer, district commit-1 tee member, to George Wilkins, troop 1, and J. M. Good, troop 4. The rank of Life Scout was con ferred on Jack English, troop 4, by Mayor A. V. Edwards. The honor penant was present ed to troop 4 by Nathan Patla, chairman of the district commit tee, for having the largest num ber of awards at the court. Dr. L. T. Wilds, chairman, pre sided over the court, and Floyd New, assistant Scout executive, was recognized and spoke briefly. AIR PROBLEMS OF SOUTHLAND Freight Rates And Poll Tax Are Declared Two Restrictions BIRMINGHAM, Nov. 22. (UP) Discriminatory freight rates and poll tax were condemned today as restrictions to the development of the South by speakers before the Southern Conference for Human Welfare. Governor Graves of Alabama warned that if railroads refuse to give the South fair freight rates shippers will turn to a greater ex tent to truck haulage. He also predicted that the South would be victorious in the fight for freight rate equality. Educators, politicians, govern ment officials and social workers, encouraged by a message from President ftoosevelt, last night studied proposals for raising the standards of living in the South which he had described as the "Nation's No. 1 economic prob lem." The conference opened Sunday. Dr. Frank Graham, president of the University of North Carolina pleaded for more federal assist ance, to southern schools; - Yesterday and last night there were seven forums dealing with farm tenancy, credit, constitution al rights, education, labor rela tions and unemployment, prison reform, and housing. Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt will address the conference tonight and it will be ended Wednesday night with a speech by Associate Justice Hugo L. Black who will accept the Thomas Jefferson medal given him bv the organization for liberal statesmanship. Beneficiaries Of Rockefeller Will Get Six Millions NEW YORK, Nov. 22. (UP) — Out of the $26,410,837 estate left by John D. Rockefleler, Sr., about $6,000,000 will remain for beneficiaries after payment of es tate taxes. This was disclosed when a transfer was made of Documents. The estate he left when he died at the age of 97 was only a frac tion of the fortune made in oil and other industries which totaled about one billion dollars. During his life he had given more than $530,000,000 to educa tional, scientific, religious and other projects. REACHES WARM SPRINGS WARM SPRINGS, Ga., Nov. 22. (UP)—President Roosevelt last night came here for a fortnight's stay during which he plans to for mulate a new legislative program. AMERICAN ORGANIZATIONS IN CHINA FORMALLY DENOUNCE JAPAN; SEE NEW AGGRESSIONS By ROBERT BELLAIRE United Preia Staff Correspondent SHANGHAI, Nov. 22. (UP)— American organizations in Shang hai today issued a formal state ment denouncing Japan and warn ing the American people that Ja pan plans new aggressions after she has completed the conquest of China. The statement was signed by the "American relations commit tee* representing the American Chamber of Commerce, the Amer ican association, and 10 leading missionary societies. Asserting that it represented the "views of Americans in Shang hai" the statement said: "Japan's reply to the United States note of October 6 (protest ing against "unwarranted" inter ference with American rights in China by the Japanese) left no doubt in the minds of Americans in the far east as to the real in tentions and objectives of Japan ese imperialism. . . . "A situation has developed af fecting-American interests which | no longer can be met by the or thodox methods of diplomacy." The statement described the as sertions made in the Japanese re ply, explainine specific incidents about which the United States government had protested, as full of. "sophistries and observable misstatement of fact." It cited "the rapid decline of | American trade in Manchuria" af ter Japan sponsored the creation of the independent state of Man chukuo as a prelude to what will happen in the rest of China. Japan's announcement that she intends to create a political and economic bloc of Japan, China and Manchukuo means that the Japanese intend to bulwark their military control of the orient with the full power of the vast popu lations of China and Manchukuo, the statement continued, warning Americans against giving credits to the Japanese. If Americans do give credit to Japanese, the statement said, it will be tantamount to "underwrit (Continued on page five) v ———————— Army Bomber's ; Crash Victims Seven army onsets were killed I outright and the eighth, United Press dispatches said, died today as the result of the crash of an army bomber near La Grange, Ga. Included among the dead were, top, left to right: Lieut. Robert Black, Lieut. Allen How ery, Lieut.' Robert McKechnie, lower left, and Lieut. John Ma dre, lower right. The bomber fell in a forest Friday night Three bodies were burned be yond recognition. Madre's death occurred without his regaininf consciousness and no statement was possible as to how the ac cident transpired. GERMAN PRESS RENEWS GIBES: AT AMERICANS Assert F.R'S. Defense Pro gram "Shows Germany Lied About" By EDWARD W. BEATTIE, JR. United Pre*» Correspondent BERLIN, Nov. 22. (UP)—Af-| ter a week-end lull the Nazi press; struck again at condemnation in the United States of the anti-Jew-j ish measures and President Roose velt's Fan-American defense pro gram. The newspaper "Nachtausgabe" in a dispatch from its New York correspondent, August Halfeld, ac cused the United States govern ment of "stirring up war psychol ogy." . i "Reports of President Roose- i velt's armament program and his . intentions in South America clear ly show that again lies about Ger~ i many are being used to disguise plans of pure politics," the dis patch said. "The vast press cam paign is not meant to serve the E^or Jew millionaires in Germanv ut to help United States imperial- : ism." The "Hamburger Fremdenblatt" < (Continued on page eight) 1 RENEW DEMAND U. S. CITIZENS BE PROD Note Today Follows Unsat isfactory Nazi Reply on Austrian Debt REPLY LONG DELAYED; IS NOT MADE PUBLIC BERLIN, Nov. 22. (UP)— The United States today de livered a new note to the German government asking for assurances that recent decrees excluding Jews from business in the Reich would not be applied to citizens of the United States. The American note was delivered by Prentiss Gil* bert, charge d'affaires of the United States Berlin embas* sy since the recall of Ambas sador Hugh Wilson to Wash ington for a report to Presi dent Roosevelt and the state department. NO EASEMENT AS TO CRISIS NOW SEEN WASHINGTON, Nov. 22. (UP) —Strained relations between the United States and Germany reach ed a still more critical stage yes terday when Secretary of State Cordell Hull disclosed that he had received an unsatisfactory reply to demands that the Nazi govern ment assume Austrian monetary obligations in this country. The German reply, details of which Hull did not reveal, con cerned hia representations to Ger many-immediately, after Austro Gertntff Atochlust last April, in* forming Nasi officials that thS United States expected Germany to assume responsibility for pay ment of Austrian debts and bonds held by this government and pri vate citizen*. He said that the German, note did not undertake to. be a final statiment on the situation, and that further exchangee with the BerHn foreign office would be con ducted. He declined to discuss the matter further, although it was re called he had renewed bis first rep resentations a month later and had received no reply until now. . Tne Austrian debt includes $24, )55,708 owed to this government for grain and Hour purchases in L920 and an unestimated but large (Continued on page eight) Rabbit Season Opens Thursday Other Hunting Periods An nounced by Warden Henderson county game warden 3. S. Whitaker today announced :hat the rabbit hunting season will >pen Thursday, Thanksgh ing Day, ind run to February 15. Other seasons, now open or soon ;o be in effect are: Ruffed grouse—Dec., 1 to Jan. 16. ?uail—Dec. 1 to Feb. 15. urkey—Dec. 1 to Feb. 15. Squirrel season, now open, will *emain open until Dec. 15. The qplit season on doves :vill >pen again Dec. 20 and continues ,o Jan. 31. The duck season, which ope.ied tfov. 15, continues to Dec. 29. Shopping Days Till Christmas l T 00KING BACK TO CHRIST* HAS 27 YEAR8 AGO— Mother would have been de lighted with e huge ribboned hat or, a Fleur de Li* watch tor Christina*. . . . The Montesr7ri teaching method and Synge'a play, "The Playboy ef the Western World," had everybody all agog. . . . Italy was con quering T|ipoli and Chin *se rebel* were fighting at Hankow. • . . You would have needed $6000 to buy an Alcp Six for Christmas.