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! tirvpERSON,
I r{ TEW AY TO
•• ASTRAL
CAROLINA.
nineteenth YEAR
BIG JAP
WARRANTS AGAINST
JUDGE HARWOOD ARE
LIED IN RALEIGH
Special Superior Court
Judge Charged With
Knowledge of Alleged
Embezzlement
CONFERENCE is held
WITH GOV. GARDNER
C harge* Are Denied By Jur
ist When Informed of War
rants Being Issued—His
Daughter Involved in Case
lUlrich. F«h. 13.—<AF>—War
rant!* rhartiuK Judge John H.
H»rw<x«t. <»■ the Stale Superior
«,.nrt with tampering with state
,-rcord- touching on rriminai and
civil canes against his daughter,
Miw* l-oia Harwood were served
o.i the jurist today.
Judge Harwood arranged bond
in the amount of SI,OOO.
Shortly before the warrants
were served the commission of
ll::rv*<»Hl us a special judge was
suspend"*! hy tlovrmor Gardner
*i Harwood's request. The action
r.iili.wtsl two conferences between
ih** governor and Harwood.
ualeigh. Feb. 13. (API -Two war
rants for the arrest of Special Su
perior Court Judge John H. Harwood
of Bryson City, were issued here last
ni?ht. tut had not been served on
him after a conference bewteen Gov
ernor Gardner and other state of
finals.
The warrants charged the jurist
with being an accessory after the
fact to an alleged embazzlement of
(Coot(sued oo Page Faur)
ISANNEIEETTO
BE HELD IN JUNE
British Foreign Office An
nounces Arrangements
For Parley Being
Made
London. Feb. 13.—(AP)—The P*or
'■(tn Office announced today that the
Lansanne Reparations conference will
be held next June and that Us object
ha.* been enlarged to Include not only
r*-para*ions but other world economic
difficulties as well.
The new date for the conference is
<h*> result of Pranco-British conver
sations on the reparations problem
vhich have been going on since Jan
uary. the announcement said, but
Belgium. Germany, Italy. Japan and
Great Britain have joined in recom
mending the new conference with an
«n larged scope to the other govern
ments concerned.
HIGHWAY EQUIPMENT
NOW IN GOOD SHAPE
Commission Has Been Busy
Repairing And Rebuild
ing Old Equipment
f»"llr OUpatrh Bar***.
.. Sir Walter Hotel.
BT f. HASH til v ILL.
P‘*!*igh. Feb. 13.—The repairing
n rebuilding of highway malnten
equipment taken over by the
'Snway Commission from the coun
was one of the biggest tasks the
ornoiission had to perform in con
ion with taking over the main
rianc» of all the county roads last
V ar eording to B. W. Davis, equip
'"’/"Smeer Between July 1. 1931
i* Jan *' 1332 - Commission re
, o r repaired USO trucks and
i„ r ors ,ak " n over from the coun
e',h"r > n the ctntral equipment
n 'ar Raleigh or in the five
w»rV hops and th< * 25 antaller re
r 'hop* maintained in the various
maintenance districts.
Hr-h". ef,U,pment taken over by the
. 7-ay Commission from the coun
m vJ“ , July was for moet part
,i bart condition, a great deal of
th- n 8 almost unusable, especially
• v . r ruc|tß and tractors. Now, how
'hat » most all ot this equipment
reHuiit capable of being repaired or
no® * has been rehabilitated and is
ComJ" Hrtive «*«• In addition, the
n<. SSl ° n has put into service some
cf v», W lruclls and 45 new tractors
tU '° U * typ€a - « wa>l as about 20
cad machines and graters.
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Henderson
Arthur Henderson, left, presiding
tead of disarmament meet, is
•VEfped chatting with Andre Tar
!&■» who bads the French dele-
MCLEAN APPROVES
PUNS OF HOOVER
Informz President of Hearty
Approval Os His Econo,
mic Program
Washington. Feb. 13 (AP)—Former
Governor Angus W McLean, of North
"Tarolina. informed President Hoover
oday he was in hearty approval of
'.is economic rehabilitation program
ind thought that some of the curbs
ipon It might be loosened.
The NortJh Carolinian declined to
jive details, however of how he
would amplify the program
Prominently mentioned ai one lime
or a post on the board of directors
if the Reconstruction Finance Cor
roraution, he was introduced at the
White House by Faul BeStor. farm loan
eommianioner. and a member of the
credit corporation board.
HUVYADVANCES
IN STOCK MARKET
Big Buying Orders Cause
Wall Street To Take On
Old Time Air
New York. Feb. 13 (AP)—A Wall
Street and street too —dumped
huge buyng orders, into the New-York
Jtock exchange hopper today and ex
citedly watched the over worked ma
chinery grind out juicy profits that had
the flavor of an old fa&hioned mild
bull market.
When trading closed at noon after
two hours of frenzied activities prices
wewre about $2 to sls above Thurs
days final quotaions. Scores of lead
ers showed net gains of $4 to $7 but
many did much better than that In this
session of seemingly Insatiable de
mand and it was Indeed a slow mover
than oouid n ot show a rise of $2. Union
Pacific made an extreme gain of $18.50
a share.
TEN YEAR PLAN BODY
TO AID AGRICULTURE
Raleigh, Feb. 13—Although the sti
mulation of the livestock Industry in
North Carolina is one of the most
immediate objectives of the Ten Year
Plan Corporation, through its commit
tee on agricultural rehabilitation, the
corporation expects to extend its in
terest and assistance to every branch
and phase of farming, according to
Tyre C. Taylor, president of the cor
poration.
The objectives of the entire Ten
Year Plan are three-fold, namely.
(1) To bring new wealth into North
Carolina; <2> To create new wealth
in North Carolina and (3) To retain
the wealth already In the State with
in its borders, Mr. Taylor pointed out.
Since the State’s greatest wealth is
in its agricultural and other natural
resources, the corporation of neces
sity must devote a large share of its
' attention to agriculture.
ONLY DAILY 3
DRIVE TO START NEXT WEEK
Tsrdieu
gation at the International Dis
armament conference at Geneva.
The United States presented a
nine-point disarmament program.
Gives Up $20,000 Job
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Because of hi., luce for the class
ics, Dr. Arthur Stanley Pease,
president of Amherst college, Am
herst, Mass., has startled academic
circles by resigning his $20,000-
a-yea» post to resume teaching
and research at Harvard at e
much smaller salary. Dr. Pease has
accepted a professorship in Greek
and Latin. Now former President
CoolMge fs menttomsd again for
the presidency at A mbs rat, hii
alma mater.
iIMAKESPLANS
FOR COMING MEET
Democratic State Executive
Committee Will Meet In
Raleigh Soon
DnMr lliipntrh Bairn*.
In itr Sir WBltrr Hotel*
BT J C, OtSKF.RVILL.
Raleigh. Feb. 13.—The State Demo
cratic Executive Committee will be
called to meet in Raleigh probably
between March 1 and 10, since under
the plan of organization ti must meet
before March 10. Chairman Odus M.
Mult of Shelby, who is here for sev
eral days conferring with members
of the committee relative to the meet
ing date, said today.
Chairman Mull, always cautious,
would not speculate* on what action
the committee might take either as
to the selection of a date or place of
meeting for the /Democratic State
Convention. But UjA-bellef is general
here that Charlotte will be selected as
the convention city this time and that
the date will probably be set so that
the convention will be over before
the June 4 primary.
The principal las* of tne committee
of course, is not only to set the date
and se'set the place for the State
Democratic Convention, but to also
set the dates for the precinct meet
ings and the county conventions.
NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED IN THIS SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA.
HENDERSON, N. C,, SATURDAY AFTERNOON, FEBRUARY 13,1932
HURLEY WALKS OUT
ON SENATE HEARING
ABOUT PHILIPPINES
\
Resents Statement Made By
Utah Senator Regarding
Testimony tie Offered
INCIDENT CLIMAXES
STORMY SESSIONS
Secretary Os War Leaves
Committee Chamber After
Making Objection T o
Statements Made by Sen
ator King
Washington. Fbb. 13 (AP)—Sec
retary Hurley agd Senator King.
Democrat, Utah, : patched up their
differences today after a sharp
verbal clash between them which
h-d the secretary of war to walk
out of a Senate committee hear
ing on Philippine Independence.
Washington, Feh. IS.—(AP) —
Secretary' Hurley today walkod
out of a Senate committee hear
ing on Philippine Independence
asserting he would not “remain
here to he called a lair.”
Hurley left the meeting suer
Senator King, Democrat, Utah,
had told the secretary he resent
ed “as untrue’ *a statement the
war department head had made.
His voice shaking with emotion and
ringing angrily through the commit
tee chamber. Hurley leaped to his
feet and asserted with vigorous ges
tures:
"You can run your star chamber
proceedings in here and call me a
liar and browbeat your witnesses, but
you can’t compel me to remain here
and take It.” *
‘ The incident cifmaxeA two stormy
sessions of the Senate Insular com
mittee. At the previous one Hurley
became engaged in an acrid dispute
with Democrats who advocated free
ing the islands.
DENYAIiTTALOF
ACCUSED OFFICIAL
Direcl Verdict Tn Greens
boro Case Denied By
Judge Hayes
Greensboro, Feb. 13. — (AP)—Judge
Johnson J. Hayes today denied a de
fense motion for a directed verdict of
acquittal on all but one count of
charges of illegal solicitation of party
funds brought against W. H. Foster,
secretary-treasurer of the North Car
olina Republican Executive commit
tee.
Judge Hayes ruled that mailing
notices of payments due on campaign
fund pledges constituted solicitation.
After his ruling court was adjourned
until Monday whe ntbe defense will
start presentation of Its case. Foster,
accused of soliciting funds from Fed
eral employes in federal buildings, is
on trial in United States District
court here.
CAMiEFOR
STATE IS REPORTED
General Fund pepleted,
However, And Other
Funds Have To Be
Called Upon
Raleigh. Feb. 13.—(AP)—The State
of North Carolina had a cash balance
in its treasury January 31 of $6,550.-
747.79. the combined statement of the
auditor and treasurer revealed today.
The general fund showed an over
draft ot $1,190,281.62 as compared to
a deficit of $114,569.74 on January 1,
and the highway fund had a balance
of $5,758,281.65 as compared with a
balance of $7,324,472.06 on the first
of (he month.
It waa shown that general fund,
bond interest aggregating $95,182.19
bad been met by obligating the high-
or other special funds as the
general fund was overdrawn.
WEATHER
FOB NORTH CAROLINA.
Slightly colder In central and
east portions tonight; Sunday in
creasing cloudiness; slightly cold
er the coast; moderate north shift
ing to northeast winds.
Government Circles Announce
Major Drive On Shanghai To
Take Place In Coming Week
To Study Sino-Jap Trouble
mmhr * RJ3 jP 1 \
En route to the Far East to investigate and report on the trouble be
tween China and Japan in Manchuria, four members of the commis
sion appointed by the League of Nations are shown as they were
S«reeted on their arrival at New York by Gen. Frank McCoy the
■mencan representative. Left to right are: Gen. Henri Claudel, of
France, General Inspector of French Colonies; the Hon. Earl of Lyt
ton, Great Britain, president of the commission; Count Luigi Andro
vandi Marescotti, es Italy; Dr. Heinrich Schnee, of Germany, and
Gen. McCoy.
75 Millions Being
Sought In Suit In
Court In New York
New York, Feb. 13 (AP)—A
summons was filed in Federal
court today in a suit for $75,000,000
brought under the Sherman Anti-
Trust law by the Mississippi-Kan
sas Pipe Line company.
The action is brought against
Henry L. Doherty and company,
the Standard Oil Company of New
Jersey, North American Light and
Power Company, Christy Payne a
director of the Standard 0.1 com
pany of New Jersey and Louis K.
Fischer, vice president and one of
the directors of the North Ameri
can Light and Power company.
LAWRENCE NOT OUT
OF RACE, HE SAYS
Hag Never Declared Himself
Candidate For Office,
However
Dnilr Dtssatea Barrs*.
I. the Sir Walter Motet.
BT J. C. BAAKCHVILIk
Raleign. Feb. 13.—" Since I have
never formally announced as a can
didate for the Democratic nomination
for Commissioner of Labor. 1 could
not very’ well withdraw from the
race." said R. R. Lawrence. Presi
dent of the State Federal of Labor in
a telephone conversation with this
bureau from Charlotte, "So the pre
diction on the part of any one in Ra
leigh that I am going to get out of
a race 1 am not yet in is not cor
rect.
"It i 3 a fact that I have not yet
decided to become a candidate for
the poet. However. I am convinced
that there is a stronger demand for
me to become a candidate now than
at any time so far and that if I do
become a candidate that I will be
nominated,” Lawrence said.
For some time the report has been
current here that Lawrence would not
become a candidate for the post of
Commissioner of Labor and that; his
prospective candidacy was not meet
ing with the approval either of tr
ganlzed labor in North Catalina or
with the American Federation of
iLabor officials.
COTTON CONSUMPTION
LESS THAN IN 1930
Washington,. Feb. 13.—<AP)—
Cotton consumed during January
was reported today by the Cen
sus Bureau to have totalled 435,-
337 bales of Unt and 50,241 of llnt
ers compared with 415,517 of Unt
and 44.491 of linters during De
cember last and 450,117 of Unt and
50,688 of ilnters during January
last year.
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PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON
EXCEPT SUNDAY,
EXPANSION MOVE
LIFE AND DEATH
ISSUE FOR JAPAN
Vermont Congressman, WJto
Toured Orient Last Sum.
mer, Visions Far Flung
Ambitions
PHILIPPINES/THEN
AUSTRALIA, SOUGHT
Both Are Thinly Settled and
Would Afford Vast Outlets
For Hemmed-In Popula
tion of Nippon Empire;
Control of the Pacific I»
Japanese Aim
By CHARLES P. STEWART
Central ress Staff Writer
Washington. Feb 13—'‘With a rapid
ly-growing population, already half as
large as this country’s trying to exist
on the narrow costal fringe of an
otherwise scantily-productive, moun
tainous island chain, totaling less
than the area of California, more
room is a matter of life and death
to Japan." observes Representative
Ernest W. Gibson of Vermont.
Col. Gibson toured the Orient ex
lensively last summer, studied its pro
blems thoroughly and discusses them
today in the light of perhaps the com
pletest fund of up-to-date informa
tion of any member of congress.
Recognition of the vital necessity
of an expansion program to the Jap
anese does not blind the New Eng
lander to the danger involved in it
fro mthe standpoint of occidental
civilization.
"Tokyo’s statesmanship.” he says,
"aims unmistakably at domination of
(Contiuued on Page Four)
Borah Measure Tip
Cut Salaries F6r
Congress Beaten
Washington, Feb. 13 (AP)—The
Senate Civil Service committee to
day rejected, bills by Senator Bo
rah. Republican, Idaho, to cut the
salaries of members of Congress
and Oie cabinet and *o eliminate
the allowances of mileage to mem
bers of Congress. >
Another Borah measure propea
* ing graduated reductions in sala
ries of government workers was
referred to a subcommittee headed
by Senator Brookhart, Republican
lowa, a foe of the proposed «• i< x'u
pay.
a FACES j
° TODAY I
FIVE CENTS COPY
Possibilities of Acceptance
of New Proposal To End
Fighting Are Reported
PRELUDE TO RENEWAL
OF FIGHTING NOTED
Jap jPlanes And Big Gunc
Pound Wreckage of Chapei
And Woosung Claiming to
Have Halted Chinese
Shanghai, Feb. 14 (Sun
day) (AP) — Fighting along
the Woosung front subsided
early today but under cover
of darkness the Japanese
landed troops and tanks, guns
and ammunition from seven
transports which moved up
the Whangpoo late Saturday
night.
Somewhere close to the
China coast on the way from
Japan more transports were
bringing additional men and
supplies for the big push Gen
eral Kenkiehi Uyeda plan
ned to start as quickly as hia
men and materials are ready.
Saturday’s fighting waa
limited to intermittent artil
lery fire although there was
one Japanese raid late in the
afternoon when fifteen men
and a sergeant crossed Woo
sung creek and were beaten
off by the Chinese defendon,
They took one captive.
{Tokyo, Feb. 12 (AP)-Tke
Japanese military ’ force*
strengthened by a /'new divi»
sion of reinforoements will
open their big-drive upon the
Chinese at Shanghai next
week, it was stated in govern
ment circles today, mdess a
new proposal for the creat
ing of a neutral zone around
the city and the withdrawal
of Chinese troops is accepted.
The proposal will be made
to the diplomatic representa
tives of the United States*
Great Britain and France to
who are now in Shanghai.
They will be asked to request
the Chinese to withdraw to
permit the establishment of
the neutral zone. If they de
cline to make the request, it
was said officially, the Japa
nese themselves will demand
(Continued on Pa®e Four.)
OFFER PRIZESf OR
FORESTY ESSAYS
Material Intended to Aid
Essay Writers Already
Sent Many Countiea
Dolly niopateh ltwream.
In (be Sir Walter Dotal.
«T J e. R4HKEBVIU.
Raleigh. Feb. 13 -Material Intended
to aid children entering the annual
forestry essay contest sponsored by
the N. C. Department of Conservation
and Development in cooperation, with
other agencies, has already been mail
ed to more than half of the 100 coun
ties of North Carolina, according to
State Forester J. S. Holmes, who Is '
directing the competition.
According to present indications,
more than 1-000 school children wili
participate in the context, Mr. Holmes
said. Approximately 700- have signi
fied their intention of taking part hi
the competition with a number of the
counties not yet having been heard
from. 1
The subject of the essay choeeq for
this year is "The Forest.in StelMion*
to Hunting and Fishing.”. Cdptal
prises for the best essays submitted
in l‘e entire State total $25, of which
slo will go to the student taking srst
jdace; $5 for second mad four swirdi
, of $2.50 each. >
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