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CENTRAL
CAROLINA.
NINETEENTH YEAR
CREDIT CORPORATION BILL FINALLY APPROVED
CHINESE SITUATION
IS GROWING WORSE
IN SHANGHAI AREA
Strained Relation* Between
Chinese And J*P* Re
ported to be Near,
ing Crisis
SHANGHAI merchants
SEEK MORE SOLDIERS
Japanese Admiral Demand*
Suppression of all Organi
zations Hostile to Japanese
In Manchuria
Shanghai, Am. ft. (AH)—SinUii
t4 rvtetktm Mwwn Chinnw and
jifiafiM' Imtr appraml to hm get
ting noMljr wnv»* t ixkkjr mm m
•pan — adwlral Untied m virtual
dlMtwn from hl» t)»t»hip la She
Mfter and Chlniwr mrrahuto
«at an appeal to Nanking for
m*r iroopa.
TV admiral demanded lmm«-
imU %appresalm> of all organtaa
tea» kiatUe to .la pan me resident*,
stew shop kfrprrt* formed a
“protr rtivr corps" and naked the
National government to provide
Item with guns.
nigh Tributes to
WARREN ARE PAID
A
Tar Heel Mentioned As
Next Speaker For Nr. 1
tional t^oufte
Raleigh Ja nZ2 —Tip)— LJnrfmy C.
Warren, congressman from the First
North Carolina District. U being
spoken of “ns the next speaker at the
House." Governor O. Max Gardner
uid today.
The governor who was in wanning'
ton this week said be heard some of
the highest tributes which could be
given a presiding officer paid to War
ren for they way he handled the
House while chairmen of the com
mittee of the whole during considera
tion of the Reconstruction Finance
Corporation bill.
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
SHOWING INCREASES
*W* Hiadenta In High Schools Os
Stale Than Kv»-r Before,
Highs mil h Says
Raleigh. Jan. 22. -A total of 126.176
pupils were enrolled In the public high
reboot* of the State during the school
year of 1930-31. while 5.<91 were en
rolled in private schools doing high
school work, making a total enroll
ment of 131.667 In high schools for the
hat school year, according to the fig
«es just assembled by Dr. J. Henry
Highsmith. high school inspector for
the State Department of Public In
struction. This is an increase of 10.-
in the enrollment ovtr 1930 and
an increast of mort lhan 36,000 since
the school year 1936-27. when only
were enrolled in the public high
schools of the State.
First Definite Budget
Cutting Moves Are Made
Dat:p Itlapatrh Karra*,
la the Kir Waller Helck
D , i r - R«SKRRVII,U
Raleigh. Jan 22 Although 25 em-
of the N. C. State College Ex
periment Station have been notified
~ h« V taill be dropped from the
rate 8 pay ro n beginning February
. ** a rwult of the expense cutting
i n * done by the Budget Bureau In
State departments and institutions
. e majority of the Btate employes
re not quite so blue today as they
»ave been. For they have been told
**** lb" reduction in salaries and
i'rrru will not be put into ef
rf February. and that they win re
”lve the same salary checks for Ja*>
j*! 7 ** th «y have been getting sinoe
- v when the legislative 10 per cent
JRition in salariee went Into effect,
or u more and more news of the
an * **pene# slashing ' being
« by the Budget Bureau and the
""■"•l Division leaks out. even
e r*^ em P*®y«s who at first were in*
10 Protest most loudly, ere now
to the point where they are
okful they will get one more
r 7j" ,h * **l*ry at its old figures. The
en,!i cn thml on »y comparatively few
p actually going to be ci^t
Hettitersmt Batin BtsrraiHi
W aIBoclBS) pggff»
Smith Believes Dry Law In
Constitution For All 'Time
ELIMINATES ALL EXCEPT HIMSELF
.
Among other things Gov. William
(Alfalfa Bill) Murray, Okla-
Wma'i rav,-boned chief executive,
dVcussed presidential possibilities,
during his visit to Washington.
Os the leading Democratic candJ
Roosevelt Expected To Get
In Presidential Race Soon
IIMr. y>T, Jam. *R—Uf>—Jaa
Msisncisiial from Governor
Franklin D. Bo one volt regarding
his cndidacy for the Democratic
Presidential nomination Is expect-
James A. Frley, Democratic
State Chairman, after a visit to
SPANISH SOLDIERS
END DISTURBANCES
‘‘Workers Republics” In
Catalania, Set Up Yester
day, Fall Before
Troops
Madrid. Spain, Jan. 22 (AP)--Word
from Cat lonia today said troops had
taken over a half dozen villages where
"workers republics" were set up yes
terdy during what the government
describes as a communist rebellion.
Meantime organizers tried to incite
a strike of building workers and sub
way operators here in Madrid. There
were minor street fights and police
made fifty or more arrests but the
uthorities did not believe this move
ment was connected with the troubles
in Ctalonia.
off entirely has also served to quiet
some of the suspense and restlessntss
that has existed since the salary cut
ting started.
The criticism that at first was di
rected almost entirely at Governor O.
Max Gardner as the instigator of the
salary and expanse cutting, has now
been transferred to a large txtent to
Henry Burke, assistant director of
the Budget Bureau and Frank Dun
lap, director of the Personnel Divtslon.
For the news has gotten out among
the employes pretty generally that
Burke and Dunlap are being pretty
“hardbolled” with department heads
thgt are not showing a ready disposi
tion to cut their operating expenses
down to the level recommended. How
ever, most of the department heads
are understood to be cooperating as
well as could be expected. It is also
true that some of the department
hands are finding it convenient to
“pass the buck” to Messers. Burks
and Dunlap in order to save their
faces with their own employes. Some
department heads are frankly admit
ting—but not for publication— that the
(Continued on Page Five.)
NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED IN THIS SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA.
ONLY DAILY
dates, Murray eliminated aM ax
cept himself, although he dM Sot
openly announce his candidvcy.
He is shown at right talking things
over with Representative Tom
McKspvn of Oklahoma-
s saying:
"Governor Roosevelt will be
openly in the field very soon.
“He win be aominted by ac
clamation oa the first ballot and
will sweep the ntlon as I said a
year ago.”
MING ON LONG
CASE IS SOUGHT
State Supreme Court Asked
To Say Who Is Louis,
iana Governor
New Orleans, Jan. 22 (AP) —A dele
gallon headed by Huey Long caned
on the justice of the State Supreme
court In private chambers today and
requested an Immediate ruling that
would settle the controversy over who
is governor of Ixmisiana.
The Supreme Court has before it an
appeal brought by Paul N. Cyr, as lieu
tenant governor to oust long from
the governor's office on the grounds
(hat he b a United States senator and
therefore cannot be governor also. It
came up from the Caddo District
Court which threw out the Cyr suit on
the grounds of “no cause for action”
in that Cyr had not proved his claims
of dual office holdings by failing to
show Long had functioned ae Sena
tor. , t
MURRAY BOOM IN
DAKOTAS STARTED
Brother of Oklahoma Gov.
ernor Sets Out To Elect
Him As President
Berthold, No. Dakota, Jan. 22.
(AP) —A farmer who finds, winter
work a bit slack right now. set about
electing his brother president tody.
Permission to enter Governor W. H.
(Alfalfa Bill) Murray, of Oklahoma,
In the state primary election hasn’t
come yet. But Georgs T. Murray,
proud to call himself a "dirt farmer”
says he is certain the governor will
spask affirmatively before voters ex
press themselves on March 15.
In his home community Murray baa
been active in politics, local and state.
Now he believes "Brother BUT is the
man 'to lead the nation to better
times. Ha plane an active campaign
for the close reltive hae han’t esen
, in twenty-five years.
HENDERSON, N. C. t FRIDAY AFTERNOON, JANUARY 22,1932
SAYS AMENDMENT 1$
PROBABLB SOLUTION
Believe* Amendment Allow
ing State* To Rule On
Dry Lewi* May Pats
REPEAL IMPOSSIBLE
Former New York Governor. And One
of Dry Laws' mmt Severe Critics
Speaks To Motel Owners
New York, Jan. JB.—(AP)—The pro
hibition amendment, Alfred E. Smith,
one of Ha most severe critics, be
lieves, is in the constitution to stay.
He etoid a meeting of the hotel as
sociation in New York last night that
in his opinion repaai of the amend
ment was impossible.
“I believe however, that another
amendment can be added which will
provide that any atate may with the
approval of the peo.ple, take control
of such matters, Itself." he said.
! TARIFPHBQRAM IN
on IS CAUSE
OE CABINET SPLIT
Contrary T* .Precedent,
However, Bbdy Will Not
Resign From Pres
ent Office*
LIBERALS HOLDING
OUT FQR FREE TRADE
Break Precipitated by Re.
port of Committee on Bal
ance of Trade—Political
Theories Cause Clashes
London, Jan. 22.—(AF)—Great
Britain’s cabinet split on the
tariff Issue today but contrary to
precedent the government will not
resign.
The break was precipitated by
the report of the committee on the
balance of trade but It really was
caused by differences between the
basic political theories of the free
traders and the protectionists.
It was understood that the com
ml tee, backed by a cabinet ma
jority, proposed a flat rate tariff
of ten to fifteen percent on .manu
factured and partially manufac
tured imports. The liberals In the
cabinet were believed to have held
out for free trade and the conser
vatives for a protection tariff.
LABOR LEADERS TO
STUDY ARGUMENTS
Are Undecided Whether Or
Not To Accept Ten Per- |
cent Wage Cut
Chicago. Jan. 22.—(AP)—Still un
decided about whether to accept a ten
percent wage reduction. 800 brother
hoods and union leaders today studied
the arguments of railway presided
that the Industry was threatened with
further bankrupticles and the 'oss of
credit.
The management made what was
apparently their final offer when they
promised to do "whatever may be
practical” to stabilise employment, re
fusing most of the other labor pro
posals including appointment of a
commission to study a six hour day.
WEATHER
FOR NORTH CARO VXA.
Cloudy tonight and Saturday:
probably showers In west and
north central portions Saturday
•ad In extreme west portion to
night; slightly warmer tn south
west portion tonight; somewhat
colder Saturday in went and north
portions; moderate winds mostly
southwest
U. S. DELEGATION SAILS TO GENEVA
mmmmm *
mto* mmlm
Hugh Gibson
Alary
*»wwhi f
w|
W ? j- if
Norman Davis Secretary of State Senator Swanson
Henry la Stlmaon
Kour American delegates, with
their aides, secretaries, etc., com
prising a party of 45, have sailed
for Geneva to attend the world
disarmament conference, sched
uled for February. Secretary of
Slate Stinson, named in place of
Ambassador Charles G. Dawes,
fasts withdrawn to fasad th*
Earnhardt Named
As Anti-Saloon
League Official
Greensboro, Jan. 22. (AP)—
Canada’s liquor system was con
demned here today by Ben Spence,
of Toronto, Canada and Washing
ton before delegates to the 16th
biennial convention of the North
Carolina Anti - Saloon league
which brings Its two day meeting
to a close tonight.
The Rev. D. E. Earnhardt, of
Henderson and Bishop Kenneth
J. PfohL of Winston-Salem, were
elected vice-presidents. L. O. Bul
lard, of Raleigh was named secre
tary and L. Clay Williams of Ra
leigh. treasurer. Among the di
rectors elected was the Rev. J. E.
Hicks.
LOSE ALL HOPE OF
RAISING POSTAGE
Postal Rate Increase Tb Cut
, Deficit Is Now 4 ‘A
Dead Issue” *
Washington. Jan. 22.-- (AP) The
postoffice department has given up
hope for obtaining postal rate in
creases as part of the administration's
method of reducing the treasury de
ficit.
F. A. Tilton, assistant postmaster
general in charge of fiscal affairs,
said today, the matter was "a dead
issue” so far as the postoffice de
partment was concerned, ,
EVIDENCE STARTED
IN TRIAL OF RICKS
Washington. N. C, Jan. *B.
< AP)—Hallett Ricks went on trial
for hfe life here today oa charges
of criminally assaulting a tklMeen
year old girL
Judge N. A. Sinclair, Is presid
ing. Presentation of evidence was
expected to begin today.
CROWLEY PAYS WITH
LIFE FOR CRIMES
Ossining. N. Y.. Jan. 22.—(AP) —
Francis "Two Gun” Crowley 20-year
old desperado, was put to death in
the electric chair at Sing Sing prison
last night for the murder last May
of Frederick Hirsch, Nassau county
patrolman.
Crowley entered the death chamber
at 11:02 p. m.
PUBLISHED EVERT AFTERNOON
EXCEPT SUNDAY.
$2,000,000,000 Reconatru c t i o n
Finance corporation, will sail
later. The delegates who depart
ed are Senator Claude Swanson of
Virginia; Hugh Gibson, ambassa
dor to Belgium; Norman Davi3,
former undersecretary of state,
*l|d Mrs. Mary E. Woolley, presi
dant of Mount Heivoke college.
TESTIMONY STARTS
IN PHOENIX TRIAL
Receptacles Used To Ship
Bodies of Two Slain
Women Are Offered
Phoenix, ArU., Jan. 22.—(AP)—Win
nie Ruth Judd 6 counsel started a
court battle wnen the state of
fered its exhibit of receptacles in
which the bodies of Agnes Anne Lerol
and Hedvig Samuelson were sent from
this city to Los Angeles.
Prompt objection was made by Paul
Schenck and Herman Lenkowitz, of
the defense as thee state brought to
the courtroom in the murder trial the
first of its major physical evidence,
a suitcase which contained part of
the body of Miss Samuelson when it
was found on October 19 in a Los
Angeles railway station.
The state contends both women were
slain by Mrs. Judd on October 16.
State Fire Loss In 1931
Less Than Previous Year
Dally DUsatea Barca*,
ta the Sir Walter Hotel.
AT J. O. BItKKHVIM.
Raleigh, Jan. 22. —A fire loss of $5,-
525.437 resulted In North Carolina dur
ing 1931 from 2.585 fires .according to
the official figures for (he year re
leased today by Dan C. Boney, Com
missioner of Insurance. This is a de
crease of $783,115 from the' 1930 fire
loss, when the loss was $8,308,552 from
2.822 fires. For the entire «United
States ,a decrease of $11,895,736 is in
dicated. according to Commissioner
Boney, though final figures for ail the
States have not yet been tabulated.
However, the total estimated fire loss
for the United States 1931 is $451,717,-
026 as compared with a total loss In
1920 Os $463,612,762.
More than one-third of the entire
fire loss in North Carolina was caused
by fires that destroyed tobacco barns,
pack houses, curing barns And stor
age and sales warehouses.' Commis
sioner Boney said. the .total loss from
these fires amounting to approximate
ly $1,900,000. Sevan fires, all of them
In tobacco warehouses, caused a total
loss of $1,222,060. Two of these tobacco
warehouse fires were in Greenville,
with a loss of 6207.059 and two In
Winston-Salem with a loss of $903,641.
A number of of unusually destruc
tive fires in December ran the De
cember fire toes up to $846,904 from
232 fires, thus more than doubting the
O PAGES
° TODAY |
FIVE CENTS COPY
FINAL APPROVAL OF
MEASURE IS GIVEN
AT SESSION TODAY
Both House And Senate
Favorably Approve Con
ference Report On
Measure Today
IS ALREADY APPROVED
BY CHIEF EXECUTIVE
Little Debate In Senate U
Heard As Measure Passes
—President However May
Sign Bill Tonight
Washington. Jan. 22 (AP) —Only
a fi*w |x»n nrralrhwi are neceaaary
to legalize a two million dollar
corporation tn give impetus to
American buainew.
President Hoover may admin
ister these to the bill creating his
reconstruct'on Finance Corpora
tion late today.
The measure received final con
gressional approval by the adop
tion today after little debate by
both Senate and House of the con
ference report reconciling the dif
ference between their Mils.
Neither House nor Senate re
quired a record vote.
Washington, Jan. 22 (AP)—The
House today approved the confer
ence report on the Reconstruction
Mil leaving only Senate endorser
ment necessary to send the Mil to
the White House.
Washington. Jan. 22 (AP)—Only
the flimsy formal barriers of adoption
by House and Senate for a report
agreed upon by a joint committee to
day -■kood between the Reconstruc
tion Credit Corporation measure end
the White House. __
At least one and possibly both of
these will vanish before nightfall. The
House took up the repot t witti a view
of getting it to the Senate this after
noon. Technicalities may force it
to lay over for a day theie.
NEGRO KEeTIN
FIGHT WITH POLICE
Is Slain After Firing On Po
lice Who Found Him
Burglarizing Car
Charleston. S. C.. Jan. 22.—(API-
Two Negroes fired on three railroad
detectives in the Cooper yards, four
miles north of here today and In an
ensuing gun battle, one of the Negroes
was killed.
The Negro killed was not identified.
He and his companion, who eecaped
during the exchange of shots, wsrs
discovered robbing a freight car by
th enfficers. As soon as the Neegroes
saw them, the officers said .they open
ed fire.
fire loss in December, 1930, which was
$400,137 from 309 fires, the report for
December showy. Os the 233 fires,
only 28 caused a loss of $586,502 and
nine of these f 8 fires caused an ag
gregate loss of $487,428. These nine
fires are as follows: New Bern, Be Ik
Department, store and exposures.
$167,402: Greenville, tobacco sales
warehouse, and contents, $85,000;
Rocky M'jrunt, tobacco sales warehouse
and contents, $31,500; Wilmington,
mercantile and apartment building,
$80.227; Henderson, tobacco salee ware
house. and road contractor’s equipment
$35,00); Raleigh, garage and contents,
sl9joy>; Dunn, store and contents,
$1(1.800; Henderson, store and con
tents, $12,000. Wades boro, railway
warehouse, $10,500; Granville county,
dairy barn, feed and livestock, tso,-
000; Guilford county, dairy barn, feed
and livestock, SIO,OOO.
The dwelling fire loss In December
was comparatively small, amounting
to only $85,036 from Is 4 firm as com
pared with dwelling fire losses in De
cember. 1030 of $150,710 from 100 Aim.
No fires were reported during De
cember from the following cities ««■*
towns: Burlington, Mooresrllls. 4Hu
marie- Waynesville, Concord. Roanoke
Rapids, Elkin, WilUamston, Louisburg
Spring Hope, Aberdeen, Graham. BUs:
City, Roxboro and Bast Spencer.

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