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^,1, cloudy tonight and to n° bably UgHt rain to dr«id*d changr in tem pro (Tltr elmtrs -jNTi?tujs Largest Daily Circulation of Any Newspaperjn North Carolina in Proportion to Population GOOD AFTERNOON What moat of the nation's Tot al's want to see next on the stump is a ring-necked pheasant. $L 57—No. 280 HENDERSONVILLE, N. C., WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 1938 SINGLE COPIES, FIVE CENTS IANKSGIVING1 111 BE FULL PAY HERE «ra! Churches Will Hold Services; Public Of fices to Close US1NESS FIRMS TO BE CLOSED FOR DAY Thanks vinir will be observed Hemfcrsoiiville with a full holi .rd with special services of Living ui several churches. City aiui county offices, stores - jthci business houses, city li L ami the State Trust com »v i*il! !"•' closed all day. rfc m,.4 office will observe the :,iav Windows will be closed day. and there will be no city rtunty deliveries. >peoa! services have been an j^,i by f«»ur churches, the MAvteria!! Baptist* ^>t. .lames *pal and Grace Lutheran. pH'hftlule is as follows: -:15 a. m.—First Baptist, spe [ThankMrivinK service, \isitors, | members are invited. There | b*- ih> mid-week prayer ser-j itonk'ht. [(■30 a. m.—Grace Lutheran rh Will have a Thanksgiving tjK at the high school audito s. due to repairs beinp made the heating plant. hX) a. m.—Presbyterian, spe lThanksgiving service. An ot !K\vill be taken for the Moun l Orphanage. . 10 30 a. m.—St. James hpisco Llspecial Thanksgiving service Bbe held, consisting of prayers, km: and hymns. Special music ■ be pven by the choir and the ktor.Kev. James P. Burke, will U on -Thanksgiving, a Spir L Oblieation." The offering Ejo to Thompson Orphanage. On Fvidav a service will be held | St. Paul'-1 Fdneyville. at 8:30 and at 1U :30 M. in. at St. Lvs ihurch. loftiial program for the day BWv-n banned here. The sched K football £ame between Blue tee school and Porter Military Sraiy has keen called off due |ajurie> to the Blue Ridge i.. amber Employed Said to Advance 900,000 in Four Months Washington. Nov. 2.'.*. (L'h> ... ' Lab"1 Francos Por & ■-?■ • 'I ,;i>t niffht that about *■ 1 u. .cultural workers K '• ?. . tn-J to jobs in the ir-m.unth interval since July, the t ta! number of per at work *u 34.400,000. com fcdv.:t:i :;s ■ uU.0'>0 in l-'--' and •AjO.'ji ) September 11K57. *>• Perkiri- >aid that 248.000 lr"r~ h.;i ,ti placed in posi ^ " : 'U-:. a ith automobile, parts plants alone absorbing ' • •. Retail trade k ••soments, >iio said, hired *?• i4.Ui.ii) additional workers 'Woiv • 'r.a:.'!:e the increase business. as it whole, the ^ a l.li-d 156.000 em ^ -ayruils. exclusive of a 1 " u casual work ^ :a:::ier!fs. rose about $5, i mm of 3.3 per K. re -Y i y reported. ^ . <aid that jren 11 & "■- « w reported in ftesa., arV t«tail trade estab BRe:' ^ and bitumi ^•'^1 : \ Llllj private build itructUn, resulting in a r": x for October ® any »>th^ month during Riicago Chang Closes Orn Holiday ;vrip fled by Str'A CHICAGO. Nov. .* the Chiip live ' ^ exc. i itnnounc*, there ' i ■ aiket toda^heir -■ .: i bioupht cyifte market. V^dy - \ i ^tnke calle^0n l*y kj the Livestock Hayrs rc 5 t ite of the CIO. \ 1 Cnrtea Rice president oie Mugd said the board H-j ^ruriioii y to suspend tra tt&G» 4.L tuanki^ivmg holiday.) They "Sub" As fcnvoys During absence of the Uerman Ambassador from Washington, Reich diplomatic affairs will be handled through Dr. Hans Thomson, counsellor of the (Jer man Kmbassy. With the U. S. Ambassador to Germany recalled to Washing ton, Prentiss Gilbert, above, will act as charge d'affaires at our Berlin Embassy. WILL UNVEIL GRAVE MARKER Sunday's Event in Memory of Samuel King of Revolutionary War The memory of Samuel King, Revolutionary war soldier, will be honored with the unveiling of a marker at his grave in the Mud Creek Baptist cemetery on Sunday afternoon, Nov. 27, by the Joseph McDowell chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. Preliminary services will be held in the church auditorium prior to the unveiling. The opening prayer will be by Rev. Carl Blythe, pastor, and the benediction by Rev. A. I. Justice, pioneer Baptist minister. The memorial address will be delivered by the Rev. B. E. Wall, pastor of the First Baptist church, and Mrs. Charles R. YVhitaker will speak as representative of the D.A.R. Dorothy Gay Rockwood, of Bre vard, a descendant, will unveil the marker, and another descendant will place a wreath on the grave. Members of the King family were among the founders of the Mud Creek church, and a son o( the soldier, Rev. Benjamin King, served as pastor of the church. OFFERS JUDGE DRINK; IS JAILED 30 DAYS NEWTON, Nov. 23. (UP)—Ed Burns grew increasingly nervous while testifying in a murder trial here so he uncorked a liquor bot tle and took a drink. He offered some to Judge Wilson Warlick. Burns last night began a 30-day sentence for contempt of court and will face charges of possess ing and transporting whiskey, il legal in Catawba county. SEAL SALE TO PROVIDE MILK FOR CHILDREN Will Help Undernourished in Schools, Finance Tuberculosis War MRS. GEORGE WING ANNOUNCES PLANS Hendersonville's fourteenth an nual Christmas Seal Sale, spon sored by the Woman's club, the proceeds from which are used lo cally in the operation of free milk stations for undernourished school children, and nationally in the fight against tuberculosis, will open on Thanksgiving Day and continue until Christmas, Mrs. George Wing, general chairman, announced today. The Christmas seals will go on sale as usual at a booth at the post office and a campaign will be conducted for their sale in all schools of the county, in the busi ness district, and elsewhere. The civic department of the Woman's club will have charge of the sales at the post office with Mrs. H. Walter Fuller as chair man. The literary department, with Miss Iva Laing as chairman, will have charge of the school campaign. The music department, with Mi*s. Walter Carpenter as chairman, will canvass the busi ness district. Mrs. Almonte Jones, principal at the Kosa Edwards school, will have charge of the campaign there. The Junior Welfare club, Mrs. H. E. Bucha?ian, president, will have charge of civic group work. The seal sale is the only reve nue available for the operation of the free milk station, Mrs. Wing said. A survey is being made to determine the number of under nourished school children in city, schools to be served by these sta tions. l^ast year from 73 to 79 chil dren were given milk each day during the winter months. Mrs. Wing stated that the stations: could have served 100 or more' children last year if the money had been available. The largest percentage of money raised in the campaign remains here for local work. A small per centage is sent to the State Tuber culosis association for use in the campaign against this disease. " 'Protect Your Home From Tu berculosis', will be the slogan of the campaign," Mrs. Wing said. "The design of the seal suggests the slogan," she said. "A mother and two young children in cos tumes of the Victorian age are i shown lighting a candle in the; window of their home. The light-1 ed candle is indicative of the en- j lightenment on tuberculosis that1 has been kindled by the Christmas Seals and of their mission of pro tecting every home from the dread . disease. | "Tuberculosis breaks up more homes than any other disease. If a mother or father is stricken, this means separation from the family | if other members are to be pro 1 tected from the threat of the dis-1 ease." Tuberculosis usually brings a serious economic problem. Kach ' year tuberculosis, claims the lives , of 40.000 persons between 15 and 45, the most productive years. Many of these victims are mothers and fathers, who leave young or phaned children to face life alone. Christmas Seals finance a year round program to control tuber culosis and bv so doing, protect all homes from tuberculosis, it was pointed out. 4 COMMEMORATIVE ISSUES ARE PLANNED WASHINGTON, Nov. 23. (UP) Postmaster General James A. Far ley announced last night that the department will issue at least four commemorative postage stamps next year. | The new stamps, all of three ' cent denomination, and their dates of issue: Golden Gate Internation al Exposition, Feb. 18; Sesquicen : tennial of the inauguration of Washington as first president, April 30; New York World's fair, April 30; and 25th anniversary of the opening of the Panama Canal, Aug. 15. Two stamps in the new 32 stamp regular series went on sale I here yesterday. They were the ' 21-cent Chester A. Arthur and 22 cent Grover Cleveland. Four more | will be issued in December, bring ing the total for the year to 37, j believed to be a new record for the United States. $10,000 BANK HOLDUP ANGOLA, Ind., Nov. 23. (UP) Two bandits held up the Angola State bank late yesterday and es caped with $10,000. The gunmen fled in an automobile bearing New York license V-7253. The plates had been stolen in Indianapolis ; last week, according to the Angola I police chief. 'INCENTIVE' IN TAXES VIEWED AS JOB MAKER Industrialists and Leaders Divided in Stand Be fore Committee WASHINGTON, Nov. 23. (DP) President William Green of the American Federation of Labor to day told the senate finance com mittee that the federation is un alterably opposed to the use of federal taxing powers to promote profit sharing systems. Green said labor is not opposed to the principles involved in profit sharing but does not favor the way in which it has been devel oped and operated. WASHINGTON. Nov. 23. (UP) Reemployment of the nation's 11,000,000 jobless was described as possible yesterday by President Walter L>. Fuller of the Curtis Publishing company, provided the government adopt "incentive" taxation to reward industry for instituting profit sharing with their workers. Fuller was one of several wit nesses before a senate tax sub-. committee seeking incentives to, induce business to adopt profit sharing plans. He contended that by giving tax credits to employ ers who seek to better their workers' conditions, the federal government would receive addi tional revenue through generally improved business conditions. Head into the record by Sena tor Arthur H. Vapdenberg, R., Mich., sponsor of the inquiry, were a series of letters from bus iness executives endorsing profit sharing with employes and an incentive tax system. President George M. Verity of American Rolling mills, Middle town, 0., disagreed sharply -wittr'.' profit sharing plans affecting workers, on grounds that such plans should be applied on a cash basis "only to those responsible for management." 65 Barcelonans Killed By Raids BARCELONA, Nov. 23. (UP) This city was subjected to two devastating- air raids today in which at least 65 persons were killed and more than 100 injured. The first raid struck the lower business section, the second bomb ed congested workmen's section near the port. 'LOST BATTALION' SAVED BY REBELS HENDAVE. FRANCO - SPAN ISH FRONTIER, Nov. 23. (UP) Insurgent headquartei's at Burgos last night announced that the gov ernment's foothold on the west bank of the Segre river, near the vital Moguera - Pallaresa power plants, had been "completely liqui dated." Generalissimo Francisco Fran co's troops were said to have driven the loyalists back across the river and rescued their com rades of a "lost battalion" which had held out for 10 days on the east bank at Seros, completely sur rounded. The "lost battalion," cut off when advancing loyalists crossed | the Segre to the north and swung down to take the brideghead on the west bank, had been supplied with food and munitions by air planes. RESERVE OFFICERS' SCHOOL WILL MEET The Reserve Officers Group school for Henderson and Tran sylvani acounties will meet to night at 7:30. Lt. R. D. Bruce of Etowah will conduct the class at this time. HULL CAUGHT IN CROSSFIRE BY DIPLOMATS Snubs Come From Europe and Far East's Defiant Totalitarians WASHINGTON,.Nov. 23. (UP). Official dissatisfaction with the totalitarian powers' defiance of American diplomatic demands was expressed again by Secretary of State Cordell Hull yesterday in connection with Japan's rejection of the traditional open door policy in China. Caught in a crossfire of diplo matic snubs from Europe and the far east, Hull expressed impa tience with the recent Japanese reply to American representa tions, in which the Tokyo govern ment in effect demanded a "new deal" in Oriental affairs and characterized the open door policy as an, outworn international doc trine. He indicated that he did not consider the Japanese answerd a direct reply to this country's gen eral position regarding the in dividual and property rights of American citizens and interests, whether in China or in any other nation. He declined to go into detail regarding the matter at his press conference, but said he in tended to spend more time in studying the substance and impli (Continued on page four) FRANCE COMPLETES ANTI-WAR PACT WITH GERMANY; LABOR CRISIS REMAINS UNSOLVED PARIS, Nov. 23. (UP)—France today completed its anti - war agreement with Germany as the government of Premier Edouard Daladier fought for its life against1 the threatened general strike amid important internal developments. The crisis threatened to sub merge the Daladier cabinet and mixed acute French labor and financial problems with foreign af fairs. Sit-down strikes spread to in clude more than 20,000 workers. The general strike was voted by the National Committee of the Federation of Labor but the date was left to the council if such ac tion is deemed necessary in pro test to the recovery program of greater working hours, higher taxes and greater economies. A threat by Premier Daladier to call off today's state visit of Brit ish Prime Minister Neville Cham berlain and convene parliament for a vote of confidence early to day blocked attempts to force a showdown on the government's new recovery program. Daladier's dramatic threat and offer to call parliament to decide whether his cabinet would stand or fall was made before the cham ber of deputies finance commission when socialist and communist foes demanded immediate debate on his reform decrees. Unless the commission agreed to postpone all discussion of the de crees until mid-December, when parliament reconvenes, Daladier said he would ask Chamberlain and British :'oreign secretary Vis count Halifax and their wives to remain in London. They are to arrive in Paris at (Continued on page four.) YEAR-END INDUSTRIAL AND AGRICULTURAL ADVANCE NOTABLE DEVELOPMENT IN SOUTH Nazis Improve lies With Sudetenland Industry and Commerce in Upswing Expected to Push Past Christmas and Into 1939 By MERRIMAN SMITH United Preis Staff Correspondent (Copyright, 1938, United Pre«») ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 23. (UP) Business men and farmers in the south today had a dollars-and cents tfftsis for a bountiful Thanksgiving. The holiday eve found south ern industrialists and agricultur ists alike enjoying a year's end upswing j-n business conditions. Prospects for Christmas buying and new financial advances in 1939 were even brighter. The fact that business is better and still improving was confirmed by federal reserve statistics, crop figures and statements from in dustrial and commercial leaders. Reappearance of federal re strictions on cotton and tobacco in 1938 causde some decrease in volume and cash yield for these two specific products. Agricultui" al statistics, however, said result ant crop diversification and in creased soil conservation benefit payments virtually made up the difference in income. Autumn brought a marked up ward turn in textile mill activity. Cotton mills made a slow start in 1988, but showed rapid gains dur ling the fall. Daily lint consump tion of Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee mills during September was 6.7 per cent over August and only 9.5 per cent under the pre vious year. In February, however, the mills were using 39.2 per cent less cotton than in the correspond ing month of 1937 showing that autumn eonsirttiptloif' incre&seff thousands of bales daily. The pulp and paper industry in the state of Alabama, Arkan sas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina and South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas made new advances thfa year. In 1935, there were 31 mills in the south producing 4,040 tons of pulp paper daily from slash pine and hardwood. Today, the number of pulp plants had increased to 44 with a daily capacity of 7,612 tons. The increase represented a new investment estimated at $100, , 000,000. Cotton crop statisticians believ : ed the farmers enjoyed better times this season. Growers this fall received a three cents per pound subsidy from the federal government for cotton in 1937. This was in addition to cash in come from the 1938 crop and cur rent soil conservation benefits. In Georgia, a typical cotton state, the 1938 cash yield from lint and seed was estimated at $60,000,000, compared with the 1937 aggregate of $78,715,000. Georgia farmers, however, receiv ed about $13,00,000 in soil con servatio nbenefits as compared with approximately $10,000,000 a year ago. Tremendous increases also were made in corn, peanut and sweet potato production. Prospects for the south's 1939 cotton crop were brighter because of revised acreage allotments un der the Agricultural Adjustment administration's farm program. Georgia and Virginia tobacco growers were notably better off (Continued on page four) Fraud Is Charged I In Obtaining U.S. Loans On Cotton MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 23. (UP)—Six mid-south cotton deal ers were indicted late yesterday by a federal grand jury on charg es of fraudulently obtaining loans from the Agricultural Adjust ment administration. The indictments came as the result of a south-wide investiga tion of 1937 cotton loans by fed eral agents. Those indicted were: Ashley Downing, Dyersburg, Tenn., gin operator. D. F. Fowlkes, an employe of Downing. John F. Gilliland, Coldwater, Miss., merchant. A. T. Shipley, Memphis. W. T. Munn, Middleton, Tenn., cotton dealer. A sixth whose name was not revealed by authorities pending his arrest. The indictments charged that the men obtained nine-cent per pound loans from the government aa producers of cotton when they actually had bought the cotton from producers. Under the law, only the farm er, tenant or landowner may qualify as the producer, to whom the loan is limited, C. P. J. Moon ey, asistant district attorney, ex plained. German workers in the newly acquired Sudetenland are kept busy repairing damage done during t lie recent crisis. Here they build a nfcw bridge at Freiwaldau. It replaces one destroyed by the Czech3 lav the Nazi invatsiot) threatened before,.the Munich pact. FEDERAL AID • FOR GEORGIA BANNED BY F.R. Must First Set up Agencies to Cooperate With PWA RFC, He Says WARM SPRINGS, Ga., Nov. 23. (UP)—President Roosevelt today studied national defense problems and awaited the arrival of Hugh Wilson, American ambassador re called from Germany, to report on the Nazi anti-Semitic campaign. 1 Wilson is due here Sunday or Monday after first reporting to Secretary of State Cordell Hull. The President refused to com ment on the Jewish refugee prob lem but digressed from interna tional affairs to make known his impatience with the administra tion of his adopted state of Geor gia. He said that Georgia will not get another cent of federal grants 1 until it abolishes its constitutional ban against borrowing and sets up an agency to cooperate with PWA and the RFC. COURTGRANTS TWO DIVORCES Judge Pless Orders Recess for Thanksgiving Day Two divorces have been grant 1 ed in the November term of civil I superior court, which convened on Monday morning, and decision has been reached in one other case. C. J. Edney was granted a di vorce from Pearl McLemore Ed ney on two years separation. Stella Howard Comstock was 1 granted a divorce from George ! Comstock on two years separation. Title to a piece of land was awarded the plaintiff in the case of Nancy Flanders Sitterson j against Gene Troth, in an action I brought to clear title. Judge J. Will Pless, Jr., of Marion, is presiding at the term. The court will not be in session tomorrow, observing Thanksgiving Day. SUMNER CALLS OFF LECTURE FOR WEEK Dr. F. W. Sumner of Mills Riv-1 er announces that his weekly class j at the city hall, where he lectures on Christian psychology, will not be held this week due to Thanks giving. The class will be held on Thursday night of next week. AMERICANS IN GERMANY ARE SAID EXEMPT 20 Pet. Mulcting Follows Prediction of "Fatal Extermination" DEMOCRACIES CALLED ON TO SAVE JEWS BERLIN, Nov. 23. (UP).—The government today levied a fine of 20 percent on all Jewish property holding* of more than $2000. Its action was believed to be a means whereby the government will col lect its $4,600,000 fine on the Jewish community at large. For eign Jews are exempt. The levy will be exacted from Jews who are either German sub jects or who are without citizen ship. The levy must be paid in four installments, each amounting to five percent of the property value. Das Schwarz Korps, organ of the elite Nazi stormtroops, last night predicted the "actually fa tal extermination" of Jews who persist in remaining in Germany and called upon the United State* and Great Britain to save them from destruction. The stormtroop organ, explain ing that JewB must be driven into virtual ghettos "where they will have the least possible contact with Germans," said: "When this stage is reached we would be faced with the hard ne cessity of exterminating the Jew ish underworld by methods which we, in our orderly state, always use ia * dealing, with criminals, namste./jga awl «wor4J- - Das Schwarz Korps urged the democracies to 'make a positive contribution to the solution of the fate of Germany's 700,000 Jews. "Only the creation of a Jew state outside Germany can save the German Jews from the de struction otherwise threatening them," it said. "The United States and the British empire are large enough to give room somewhere to the 20, 000,000 Jews said to exist." T7ie organ denied that the Jewish faith had anything to do with German anti-Semitic meas ures. The article appeared as Propa ganda Minister Paul Joseph Goeb bels called Nazi party leaders into a secret session at the Kroll opera house and laid down a program of intensified anti-Semitism. Information trickling from the supposedly-secret gathering indi cated measures for mobilizing na tion-wide resentment against Jew ish sympathies in the United (Continued on page four). VIEW ALASKA AS POSSIBLE JEWISH HAVEN WASHINGTON, Nov. 23. (UP) Secretary of Interior Harold Ickes today suggested the possibility of considering Alaska as a haven for Jewish refugees from Germany or other European nations. Ickes pointed out that Alaska is the only United States possession not fully developed. He added that he favors doing everything possible to assist refugees in Al aska, however, subject to the same immigration laws which ap ply to continental United States. n/J Shopping Days Till Christmas sam w«& of»;irto- -me PboPlb -th« OAftceu Poer.M T OOKING BACK TO CHRIST. ^ MAS 26 TEARS AGO— As a New Year gift, Uncle Sam was giving the people the par cel post. . . . The Community Christmas celebration idea w. s launched. . . . "There ft to money trust," J. P. Morgan wt j telling the Pujo committee. . . . Turkey was being sliced by Allies after the Balkan War. . . . People shocked by r'lili labor scandal in N. Y. canneries. . . . You could get the latest MitcheU car lor $2500.