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GATEWAY TO CENTRAL CAROLINA. NINETEENTH YEAR MANY ARRESTED IN BRITISH D RIV ETO END INDIA REVOET Practically All of Prominent Leaders of Nationalist Congress Are Jailed MANY WOMEN AMONG NUMBER ARRESTED Congress And Allied Organ izations Declared Unlawful Associations In British Ul timatum IViiiUn. tndiu. Jan. ti. «AP>— Klnit of the government 1 !! drive agiiin*t organisation* of the Na- Congress were completed thi- morning with the arrest of prac tically all of the prominent leader* of ihr congee**. They w»re taken in by scores. A number of women were included ntnong those arrested. The wunirn fired the first "gun" a* hr mj»|"*nleH* war of the rank and file of Mahatma Gandhi’s millions heyan their fight for independence. The women established pickets In j la*nt of stores throughout the coun try defying arrest and urging shop per.. not u> buy British made goods. i The arrest* of the leaders was fol- i lowed by an announcement In the ; Honibeiv government gazette that the congress Itself and over 80 allied or ganizations throughout the city and suburtv ar« declared unlawful asso ciation*. ! iawyerlayeace 1 CONTEMPT CHARGES Is Threatened With Arrest When He Is Late In Court For Second Day- - • Southport. Jan 6. (AP)—The trial j of E. H. Smith, former Brunswick J county attorney, charged with embes 7lcment of. $50,000 in‘ public fluids continued today while the defendant > hovered near additional charges of <vntempt of court. Yesterday Smith was an hour late to hi* trial and today he was half an hour late. Judge Walter L, Small itiil if he i* late tomorrow he will k put in jail on contempt charges. Evidence today centered uround the presentation of check* drawn on tle- D*" , 'itf in the National Bank of Chcrry dlle and the Home Bank of WUmlng ton. BAILEY PROBE IN i SENATE IS BALKED Senator Robinson Asks That Matter Be Considered In Regular Order IVu.diinglon. Jan. 6. (AP) A re solution authorizing the Senate Elec tion- 'ommiitcc to make an inquiry i»’L. the con tent against the election ‘ ,f Junior J. W. Bailey. Democrat "f Curolina. was blocked from immediate consideration in the Senate Ljdnv by Senator Robinson, of A>- hansa*. Democratic leader. Senator Robinson voiced no views ' ,n ih* l resolution but asked that It I" considered in regular order- The reseolution was reported frorti ~M* u "dlt committee with approval for f,| "'i* for the probe. The contests was brought by George •” i’dirhurd, of Asheville, Republican didntc for the Senate in 1990. GUARD FOR PRISON CAMP IS ROBBED Goldsboro. Jan. 6. -(AP> — Ames Johnson, guard at a state highway KUon camp, was asleep on a cot in bis i|uurters. Two armed white men came in, 'obbed him of his money, took his “ ln and departed leaving-no cluee. WET DEMOCRAT WINS new HAMPSHIRE SEAT Man'Tlic*trr. N. H- Jan. t-(AP) -* lodgers, of Wakefield, a wet •N- UK*,rat, stood today as the > h<»ice of the find New Ham petal re '“"CreMitoaal district, nominally UepuMlenn and represented by a ~r > "luce tt*s. 'JKGE ENACTMENT OF FINANCE BODY BILL IWhlngtoa. Jan. a—(AP>— '■conijM enactment of the reeon •*' cin iion corporation bill was urg ' ■' i" » formal reoort on the mea sure today by the Ben blag commiftMb Htniteramt Brnht Hisnatrh rasE* Victims of Younc I tesnersdoe i * Sprin-r'i.'id ‘ S’ "in l “''* 1" 1 »T-Tnall« • n-tr. -_oo.H,g d3jpr.-ado.rs v/h, wit.t ; - jVc . :i more o.’ her „ .v;U jy police far :,g. Captain Nathan O’Berry, State Treasurer, Passes Away At Goldsboro Iloim Beaten Diplomat Ignoring hij credential and ths fact that he wa.i riding in the au tomobile of thr American Consul- General. Japanese troops set upon Culver B. Chamberlain (above), U. S. Consular agent, and gave him a bad beating. The attack took in Mukaiea. Manchuria, as Chamber; »n c-a* on the way to the station ••> <r train for ! Harbin, where ui ! 'vcenfly been transferred from «’anton. His home W ia Kansas City, Mo, GLENDMtALEVEES" BEING ABANDONED Hopes To Keep Off Onrush Os Waters In Mississippi Is Given Up Gicud >ra. Miss., Jan. B.—(Al*) Wearied flood fighters today aban doned Glendora's levee to the ‘ham mering of roaring Tallahatchie River after exhausting efforts as reinforce ments against a rising tide or water. Armed guards patrolled the banks here and to the south with instruc tion sto fire fulilades of shots to warn inhabitants to higher ground as soon as a break is discovered. All last night water coursd through breaks at Albin and further south in Marcel levee, near Charleston, spreading over acres of ' land. Hope was abandoned here with news that the river will continue to rise a foot or more. FAVORABLE BALANCE OF TRADE REPORTED Washington, Jem. 6.—(AP)~Fore ign trade of the United State* in November resulted in a favorable trade balance of $43£55,830. In a statement issued by the Com merce Department today the total value of exports during the month waa placed at U**,Wa.«2l and imports as jatftTlMW. ONLY DAILY NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED IN THIS Heart Ailment Fatal To Prominent Figure In North Carolina Politics DEMISE IS SHOCK TO OFFICIALS OMTATE *s Praised For Work With State Funds; Death Fol lowed Illness of Thirty Minutes of Heart Attack Goldsboro. Jun. G. (AH' -Captain Nathan O’Berry .treasurer of North Carolina and prominent in State edu cational, manufacturing and political circle*, died at hi* home here early today, thirty minutes after being stricken with angina pectoris. Yesterday he had been in his usual health which was considered excel lent for a man of his age. He was 7D year* old. About 12:30 thi* morning he became ill. He died at 1:00 a. m. He was in excellent spirit* a few hours before and hi* sudden death came as a shock to this community. Captain O’Berry journeyed every’ day from Goldsboro to Raleigh to carry on his duties as State Treasurer ! and made the 52 mile trip and return ed in usual fashion yesterday. Funeral services will be conducted here at 11 a. m. tomrrow morning at (he Goldsboro Presbyterian church. The Ucv. Peter Mclnlryre, will of ficiate. Tlie death of Captain O’Berry, who spent all of yesterday in his office here, came as a shock to Governor O. Mux Gardner and all who heard of it early this morning. C-overnor Gardner issued a brief statement in which he declared: “Hi my generation, the State has never had a more patriotic or valu able public servant.” It is expected that the Capitol will be closed In hi* honor, and that all State officials will attend the funeral. To Name Successor. As wa* the case with his own ap pointment, which was made one day after the death of hi* predecssor, Benpamin R. Lacy, the vacancy will be fitted with more haste than is us ually the case when a public official diea. This is necessarily true, for when the State Terasuiier die; the whole fiscal machinery of the State stops, a* all funds are deposited in his name and can Be drawn upon only by his signature. Captain O’Berry brought to his of fice a ripe experience in business and booking, but the outstanding achieve ment of his administration IsT con sidered the care with which he safe guarded all State funds. Although ap proximately 156 banks fin .the State failed during his . adoUhistratlon- and th« State had deposits In ittores of the closed institutions, the State did not lose a dollar in .any at the failures, all of the deposits being amply se cured. Good Official. He was most Jealous of the State’s credit ar.d rejoiced greatly when the State secured the lowest interest rate approximately $2,500,000 at 3 1-3 per emit. Yesterday he spent the last hour* at his desk in telephonic con -1 muni cations with New York bankers (Cont wrt on Pago ThrosO HENDERSON, Nl C., WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, JANUARY 6 1921 sm^Mir SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA AND Virginia JAP TROOPS EXTEND CONTROL OF CHINA TO TOWN ON COAST City Os Hulutao Taken Without Resistance By Japanese Armies Today CHINESE MILITARY BARRACKS OCCUPIED Chinese Commander Had Planned To Make City Foremost Seaport As An Outlet for Manchurian Trade Mukden, Manchuria. Jan. li.— (AP)—Japanese tro|m captured the town of Huhitao, a port only a shortd Istance south of Chinchnw n the Gulf of lJaotung today. There was no resistance. Marshal Chang Hsuh-liang. who commanded the Chines* force which eiacuatedl Chlnehow, plan ned to make a seaport j rivalling Dairen as an outlet for Manchurian trade. A company of Infantry marched in this evening and took over the Ibbim military and na\al shore establishments. ADAMS DENIES HE HAS BEEN DISLOYAL Resents Statements Made Before £iouse Nava! Committee Washington. Jah. 6. -<AP)--Demo cratic suggestion that Socrctary Adam* resign because he is not In accord with President Hoover’s naval Policy/ drew a T-afSy. today from the Navy department- 'head that he was “ajisolutoty loyal.” Representative McCllntic. of Okla homa. reminded the House Naval committee that Adams yesterday had approved a bill for construction of ,3616,250,000 worth of new ships to bring the United State* up ty the London naval treaty allowance. Then came (he resignation mention. The navy head asked permission to reply. With a quaver in his voice he said he knew of no difference "be tween what 1 testified here and the president’* attitude.” "I resent the implication that I’m here in any disloyalty to the president of the United States," he said. PLEA FOR JOBLESS FUNDS BEING MADE Chicago And Cincinnati Witnesses Appear Be. fore Senate Committee j Washington, Jan. 6. —<A!'» Wit nesses from Chicago and Cincinnati j testified to a Scnute committee today j that private funds would be trade- ; quate to relieve distress. E. L. Ryerson, Jr., of Chicago, chair- i man of the Illinois Governor’s Coni- 1 mission on Unemployment, estimated ’ that Chicago and Cook county alone needed $26,500,000 for relief with only ’ $10,000,000 available. Local Government Act Slowing Up Borrowing DeMr Dtepairb Hama la (kr Sir Wnll/r Met**. A av J. G. RiKKESrtLL Raleigh, Jan. 6. —During the first six months the new Local Govern ment Act was in effect, the various local governmental units in the State paid off $7,916,240 in indebtedness and borrowed only $804,5t0, thus paying off over $6,000,000 more than was bor rowed, according to figures released today by Charles M. Johnson.. Director of Local Governmentl These figured are from March 18, 1981. .when the Local Government Act went -into ef fect ,to December 18, 1981. For the same six months before the Local Government Act went into ef fect, when the State Sinking Fund Commission passed on bond issues by local governmental units, a total of $1,940,900 in new bonds were approved, although a total of more than $25,000,- 000 worth of bonds were requested by various local units and permission to Issue them refused. **The3e figures, of course, do not take into consideration the various funding bonds which have been per mitted by the commission to enable counties, cities and towns to refund INDIA READ* FOR “WAR” AGAIN -** liy^rtnyir || - liiisl HsF m j*? fl J* Wm . • - i a ’~ 6 Gandhi With lhe arrest of Mahatma ’ Garniui, iiolni Indian leader, and President Valtabhai Batel of the ; Indian Nationalist congress, Na tionalist India has girded itself again for “non-violent” war on Great Bri»a>i’ Coil' ve.. vr<vt TELLS HOW FUNDS LOST WITH LOANS Finance Officer * Os Com merce Department Tells of Defaulted Bonds Washington, Jan. 6. (AP) How a government gave it* approval to a Bolivian loan because diplomatic relation* with the country were “a little upset, aa* related today to the Senate finance committee. The bor. lt rre now in default. Grosvemr Jones, head of the Fi nance Division of the Commerce De partment. told the story. He said approval of the $23,000,000 loun had been given “reluctantly" be cause of a feeling that Bolvia wa* over-borrowing. Jones explained that he conferred with the economic adviser of the State Department over such matter*. City Finances in Rocky Mount Are In Perfect Health Hocky Mount, Jan. «.—<AD Thi* city today’ wa*. financially speaking, in ncrfcct health. 1 The city finance* arc in the last condition in year*, tot tnere lx s sizeable cash surplus on hand, the tax rate l* the lowew tin five year*, there I* no floating debt and a sinking fund for the payment of bonded Indebtedness in is well in advance of legal requirement*. debt* and bond issue* already incur- I rod," said Mr. Johnson. “These figures I do show, however, that the Local Gov-1 ernment” Commission has clapped (he \ lid oii the issuance of new bonds and ha* permitted thetn only when ab soluteSy necessary. As a result, the va rious subdivision* are now uaying off ■ their indebtedness more naan eight j times faster than they are incurring j new indebtedness. “Out of the 801,500 worth of new bqnds sold in the last six months un liqrtthii Local Government Act, $127,- 000 was for yfater and sewer Improve ments. is municipalities needed to comply’ jfith the sanitation Id***’, $298, 000 was Yor new school buildings need ed to keep the schools operating and $230,000 for the construction es a court house and jail to replace one that had been condemned as unsafe, with the county commissioners threatened with Indictment If a new building was not provided.” Within this same period, more than $1,000,000 in sinking funds formerly on deposit in banks with no security, have been property gequfed against loss to the taxpayer^ PUBL.ISHKD EVERY AFTERNOON EXCEPT SUNDAY. Fate, 'loo) mg Lord Willingdo, ed upon orders of Viceroy Lord WHlmgdon undej » Bombay r< « ulation of 1827 jnd removed to I'oona. Gandhi expected the ar rest. Gandhi is at left. IV. : upper right, and WiHingdo;; ’• low lu Utiucbt* i abmft Be*:- ■' v. > ' .<• * • flm I'hif is a recent photo of Kugene Chfcn, new Minister of Foreign Affairs, whose appointment to tne recently formed Chinese Cabinet has just boon announced at the plenary session of the Kouminlang ( Nationalist) Party. The new gov eminent is headed by President Lin Son, who l- approved by both the Canton and Nanking in^nt-s. FBEENIiLKW IN WILSON Ml Virginia Attorney Dismissed By Judge. Hayes After Heqjdng" Evidence Wilson. Jan. 6. (API A charge of conspiracy to obstruct justice brought against W. Shepherd Drewry. an at torney of Norfolk. Va., was dismissed by Judge Johnson J. Hayes, in United States District court here today. * Judge Hayes ruled the Government had not introduced sufficient evidence to warrant the charge against Drewry who was indicted with three other men and a woman. His ruling was issued when the gov ernment rested its ease. HOLD UP NAtMNG OF / OBERRY SUCCESSOR Raleigh, Jan. B* <AF) — A suc cessor to Captain Nathan O’Berry, State treasurer, who died today will not be named until utter the funeral sendees have been held, Governor Gardner said today. WEATHER FOR NORTH CAROLINA. Cloudy with rain this afternoon and in east portion tonight; cold er in west and central portions tonight; Thursday generally fair and colder; moderate to fresh South shifting to west winds. 8 PAGES TODAY FIVE CENTS COPY RASKOB DETERMINED TO KEEP DRY ISSUE BEFORE PUBLIC EYE j i Pressing Demand- to Have Democrats Declare For • Referendum Made Last Night URGES PARTY NOT TO TAKE DRY LAW STAND Would Keep Democrats On Fence Until After a Refer, endum Vote Had Been Taken on Prohibition Washington. Jan. (». (AIM Kighty-etght pervert of the North Carolina Democrat* who contrlbut «*d to onto’* Utt* eampalgn fund and who re*|ionded to Chairman John J. Raitknh’s queationalre fa vored a referendum on prohibition, u recapitulation of the answer* here show*. The chairman did not gi\e the number of replic* reeeiml from the *tale. ; Washington. Jan. 6. iAl»l The Democratic party found thrust upon it today the clear determination of Chairman Raskob to keep the prohibi tion issue to the fore in thi* year's presidential election. Under a warning that Its virtual destruction would be the alternative, the chairman laid down a pressing de man<j that the party declare at It* convention this summer for submit ting the entire question te the people for a new decision. Jle wa* equally emphatic in urging that the party Itself keep on the fence going neither *et or dry until the voters have had their say. Raskob made public his views last night in a lengthy letter to the national com mittee head, supplementing this with remarks evoked by questioning re porters who surrounded him as he arrived for the committee meeting on. Saturday. MAY ALLOW NEGRO LIFE PRISON TERM i Man Who Stole Pair Shoes May Not H ave to j Die In Electric Chair | Raleigh. Jan. 6. -(AP)—John U66H Negro, who has stood under -tha shadow of t he death penalty for weeka because he stole a / |iair of shoes la Winston-Salem, is no tto die for hi* offense. After a hearing, Tyre C. Taylor, exe cutive counsel' 1 ' to Governor Gardner announced he would recommend com mutatioif of- Moore’s sentence to life imprisonment. The executive counsel’s word is practically final In such matters. FACULTYAT STATE GET SALARY CUTS Budget Slash Makes Move Necessary, Dr. E. C. Brooks Tells Members Raleigh. Jan. 6.- (AP)- Membebra of the faculty at N. C. State College, already working for ten. percent less than before the 1981 legislature con , vened, today faced a new salary re duction. They were informed by Dr. E. C. Brooks, president, tlfat the executive order cutting the school's budget $lO7, 900 below what h*d been originally allotted could noy' be met without a _£*daction in existing salary schedules «»d curtailment jot extension and agri cultural experiment work. l . 166 CARS STOLEN IN STATE IN DECEMBER Raleigh. Jan. 6.- A total of IS6 au tomobile* were stolen in North Caro lina doling December, according to figures released today by the Theft Bureau of the State apartment of Re venue. Os these 166 cars that ware stolen, only 63 were recovered .-al tbc ugh 3i car* stolen in previous month* were recovered. a. 'otal of 97 cars recovered in Decem -1 ber. This leaves 93 o fthe can rtuitu in December still «5Uh more than 200 can* sto)bn in previous months still missing and unaccounted for. , , ’ I A large number al cars stolen in December were taken out 'pflhe state, according to L. S. Harris, chief Of'the Theft Bureau. From December thro ugh Feebruarv '.thefts of can usually increase in North Carolina, with g. \ majority of the cars being taken,out | of the State, either south t* Florida [ or north towards New Tort.