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J - CENTRAL
CAROLINA-
nineteenth year
JAPS PREPARE FOR
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Hoover Urges Reorganization Os Government
Support For Program Is
Sought By President In
Congressional Message
Necessity of Drastic Econ
omy In Present Crisis
Makes Action Import,
ant, He Says
FOUR NEW OFFICES
WOULD BE CREATED
Major Alterations And
Changing of Title of Four
Other Departments Al*o
Asked of Congress
Washington. Feb. 17.—(API—-
tsking support for a wholmlr
ir >rgmnti»tion of the fovrmmrnt.
KrrsWrnt Hoover today dlspetch-
H a special meaaage to congress
rv-nit mending the creation of
liiur new federal officer.
Ilr requested, simultaneously
the major alteration and chang
ing in title of four other federal
departments, t'nder the eight new
Mil altered divisions he would
(<Mt»»lidate present overlapping
activities in an effort to subtract
"millions of dollars annually"
from the tax burden.
Asks Authority.
Aithonty also was asked for the
chief executive to transfer and con
solidate executive and administrative
pmups merely through the Issuance
r-r executive orders each to lie be
fore congress for 60 days before be
coming effective.
In the present crisis." the presi
dent declared, "the absolute necessity
(Continued an Page Six.)
MARKETING ACT IS
DEFENDED IN TALK
Member of Federal Farm
Board U Heard At
Fayetteville
Fayetteville. Feb. 17.—<AP)-W. F.
Shilling, of Minnesota, member of
’h* Federal Farm Board, defended
•he Federal Marketing Act in an ad
dress here today.
He spoke at a promotion meeting
•>f the State Producers Mutual Ex
change. a poultry cooperation with
headquarters at Durham.
Tell the critics of the marketing
Hr| ' (he government will get out of
'he farm business when it gets out of
'•‘her business." He advised several
hundred fgarmers of this section, who
a'tended the meeting.
POSTMASTER TO FACE
EMBEZZLEMENT CHARG
Wilmington. N. C., Feb. 17*—
f \l*>—A warrant was placed In
•he of United S**«*es mar
“hal* today for the arrest of
»«iram B. Wades worth, former
,M, ‘tmsster at Nonenta, \\ (!., who
'*■ r harged with ••M's*
Tti<- i-ni- jnt of aiic^-d missing
d, was not gi c.,
Ummmitt Will Run For
His Old Office Again
UMiy iMtpnlrl Harraii
*kr Sir Wnltrr Haiti.
n.K,: J - V- "AIKI.I.VILL
r. ' *>**• 17.—Attorney General
nn ■' r ' Brummitt. now serving his
i.nd f our year tprm Attorney
formally announced today
* h< * Wi)l **• • candidate for re
lation in the June 4 primary.
h , l!i ar,ion came as no surprise
r«HIs S !w r * 11 haa generally con
_ hat Brummitt would seek re
">rnmat,on ever B , nc( . he announced
m °ntha ago that he would not
nr ( m lf /^ n,l,dale ,or the Democratic
T na,ion for Governor.
* t ‘-kin®°. t w* r Cand l da tes are already
r;* n f. » nomination for Attorney
e_ from Brummitt, namely
UK*™" Johß «<>*> Baggett of
o l **™ l * l count y. and State
Peyt °" McSwii ' l ot 3*“«>y.
'ii'iatr, d roun| y- Both of these can
it Wa annou «ced for the poet when
. ?eriftr allv belie> ed Brummitt
’inn tr,r £ candld.v.'. for the nomina
i K “ OV * rnCf
‘SS"" 4, tO<Uy ' Mr *
Heniicrsmt
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Roosevelt Manager?
Homer S. Cummings, above, one
of the McAdoo floor leaders in
the famous Madison Square Gar
den convention of 1924, has been
reported as selected to become the
national manager for Governor
Franklin D. Roosevelt, of New
York, in his campaign to secure
the Democratic presidential nomi
nation. The report has not been
confirmed. Cummings, whose
home is at Stamford, Cornu, was
chairman of the 'Democratic na
tional eommittea 1919-20.
ASSESSMENT BOND
HEARING APPEALS
Two Companies Fight
Against Increased Assess
ments For Taxes
Raleigh. Feb. 17.-(AP>—The State
Board of Assessment today heard ap
peals by the Norib Carolina Mining
Company and the Nantahala Power
and light Company from Increased
tax assessments in Wayne county.
The North Carolina Mining Com
pany property valuation was raised
from $25,000 to $175,000.
Property of the Nantahala Power
and Light Company was increased
from $383,959 to $411,962.
TWO SOLDIERS HELD
FOR ABDUCTING CHILD
Islington. Feb. 17.—(AP)—John
and Tom Harris, Fort Bragg soL
dlers, were arrested at the mili
ary reservation near Fayetteville
this morning and wtU be brought
here by Harnett county officers
trying to clear up the mysterious
and brief abduction of Helen
Bowling, seven year old school
child.
“I will be a candidate for Attorney
General in the Democratic Primary
of June 4, I seek renomination on
my record for seven years in that of
fice. Without immodesty, I can say
that they have been years fruitful In
successful service to ihe State.
"There have Loen hundreds of of
ficial opinio"..!, of which the baiu-t
few have been reversed by a court.
There has been a s large, or larger
number of advisory opinions given
local officials, aiding them in the per
formance of their duties and develop
in a uniform administration of the
law. There has been litigation of tre
mendous consequence to the State,
conducted with a success in which I
find an intense and abiding satisfac
tion.
“On the record ss made 1 <Hand.
Upon it I ask for renomluation. Os
it, I Invite the close and honest
scrutiny of every citizen.
"My views on public queetions are
reasonably well known. As occasion
offers, I shall continue to state them
with clarity and definiteness,”
ONLY DAILY NEWSPAPER
HENDERSON, N. C., WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, FEBRUARY 17, 1932
GARNER'S BOOM FOR
PRESIDENT EMERGES
AS NATIONAL DRIVE
Sturdy Texan, However, Re.
fuse* to Take Part In
Movement to Put Him
In Office
SENATORS OF TEXAS
SPONSOR CANDIDACY
Promise Full Support of
Texas Delegation And
Forecast W'ide Backing
From Other States
Washington, Feb. 17.—(AP) - The
Gamer boom came smasruug out as a
national drive today but the sturdy
Texan stuck to bis Job as speaker of
the House refusing to take any part
In the movement that seeks to put
him In the White House.
formally the two senators from
Texas, Sheppard and Connally. offer
ed the speaker as a Democratic presi
dential nominee candidte, not as a
“favorite son" of the Lone Star State,
but as a statesman, supremely quali
fied in national affairs.
They promised hi mthe solid vote
of the Texas delegation to the Chicago
convention and forecast that his can
didacy would gain wide support as
Democrats all over the nation learned
■nor* of his service and character.
MMETO
BE TRIED IN MARCH
Judges Daughter Charged
With Misappropriation
To Be Tried Soon
Raleigh, Feb. 17.—The case against
Miss Lola G. Harwood, daughter of
Special Superior Court Judge John H.
Harwood, due to come up in Superior
Court here, has been definitely post
poned until the March term of crim
inal court, hich convenews March 7.
Solicitor J. C. Little said today. Miss
Harood is charged with the misap
propriation of $4,828 of State tax
funds while she was an employe of
the State Department of Revenue.
The trial set on the calendar for to
day, was postponed at the request of
Solicitor Little and not at the request
of defense counsel, because of the
congestion of the present criminal
docket.
It Is not known when the case
against Judge Harwood, now charged
with being an accessory after the fact
in the misappropriation of the money
his daughter is charged with taking,
and with altering and changing rec
ords having to do with her case, will
be tried. Judge Harwood waived pre
liminary hearing in city court here
yesterday when he appeared in an
swer to the two warrants that had
been issued against him. The charges
in his case must now be presented to
the Wake County grand jury. If an
indictment is returned, as is expect
ed, he will probably be tried at the
next regular term of criminal court
here following the March term.
POSTPHONE HEARING
IN DRY RAID CASE
Two Men Arrested With
Truck Os Whiskey To Be
Tried Friday
Lumber-ton. Feb. 17.—(AP) —A hear
ing for two men found hefe yester
day with a truck load of whiskey, was
postponed today until Friday at the
request of their attorney. Former
Congressman Homer Lyon, of Pike
ville, who asked time to prepare evi
dence that they did not know what
was on the truck.
The two men who aid they were
Walter Scott and George Allen, of
Detroit, told officers they delivered
the truck *to unknown parti©3 at
Whitevllle for loading snd were told
their cargo was fabrics. Their truck
carried a Michigan license.
Recorder John Proctor reduced the
bond of Scott and Allen to *2,500 each.
They bod not been able to make them
this afternoon.
Batlu THiapatrlr
PUBLISHED
IN THIS SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA.
MAJOR OFFENSIVE AT
New Supreme Court Justice
3 • Y ii . > J
P" - ~ 1
.-c-Aifes. * . ...
A rv.v excellent portrait ol Benjamin Naiiiun Cuiuozo, Chiei
Jy.-’ice of the New York State Court of Appeals, who has been
apponted to the Supreme Court bench by President Hoover. Justice
Cardc.ro. a Jdk and Democrat, succeeds Oliver Wendell Holmes, re
cently The new justice is the second Jew appointed to the
Supreme CcuQ bench, the other being his colleague. Justice Louie
Brandeis.
Japs Sense Os Honoris
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Appea led T o By League
Bank Resources In
Nation Decline In
Reports For Year
Washington. Feb. 17. — (AP)—
Aggregate resources of 6.373 na
ti"i«n hanks in the United States
on Dse? V-cr 31 were $24,662,286,-
06CI u dectxase of $1,063,776,000
slnco September za and a drop of
$4,137,398,066 In the year.
The deposits of the banks ag
gregated $19,244,347,000 on Decem
ber 31, a decrease of $1,135,037,-
000 since September and a de
crease of $3,627,299,000 in the year.
LAVALSUGCESSOR
SOUGHT IN FRANCE
President Doiimer Expected
To Name New Premier
Before End of Day
Paris. France, Feb. 17. (AP)
President Paul Doumer took up the
task of finding a new premier of
France early today to replace Premier
Pierre Laval, whose government re
signed yesterday after it was defeated
In the Senate on an issue of con
fidence.
’ The president's conferences with
chiefs were hurried because
of the situation prevailing in the
world of international affairs and it
was considered advisable to establish
the new government with all possible
speed. The president was expected to
offer the premiership to somebody by
tonight in which case the new gov
ernment might take office early next
week.
NEW AIRSHIP TO
BE NAMED “MACO!*‘
Washington. Feb. 17.—(AP)—
Chairman Vinson, of the House
Naval committee, today said the
navy's new giant airship would be
named the "Macon” after the
Georgia city.
The new airship, already under
construction, will be a sister ship
o fthe Akron, world's largest light
er than air craft. >_
wiathlT
FOR NORTH CAROLINA.
Rain this afternoon and tonight
In east portion; colder in extreme
west portion tonight; Thursday
partly cloudy and colder; fresh
west; shifting to northwest winds.
I
Appeal To Halt Hostilities
In China Is Made By Lea
gue of Nations Council
COURTEOUS NOTE IS
FORWARDED TO TOKYO
Council Members Announce
They Will Not Recognize
Validity of Japanese Occu
pation Os China
Geneva, Feb. 17.—(AP)— The
League of Nations Council pub
lished today an appeal "to the
supreme sense of honor of Japan"
asking her to cease hostilities in
China.
The communication which was
given to Naotake Sato, Japanese
delegate to the council for trans
mission to the government at
Tokyo, said:
"The committee of twelve earnest
ly trusts Japan will admit her ob
ligations and justify the confidence
reposed in her by the powers of the
world."
The council members said they
could not recognize the validity of a
Japanese occupation of China because
of Article 10, of the League Covenant
which guarantees the territorial in
tegrity of league members.
"Thee Shanghai incident,"’ the com
munication said, “has made a deep
Impression upon the public opinion of
the world. It has exposed the lives
and property of many citizens to dan
ger, augmented the world's present
economic depression and it threatens
to menace the good progress of the
disarmament cbnference now in ses
sion.
SHORE WILL HEAD
MEDICAL SOCIETY
Raleigh Man And State Of
ficial Gets Post At ,
Meeting Today
Raleigh. Feb. 17.—(AP>— Dr.-<5. A.
Shore, director of the Laboratory of
Hygiene of the North Carolina State
Board of Health, was today elected
president of the Tri-State Medical As
sociation. The next meeting will be
held In GfeenvillAi N. C. •
Leading doctors of Ncrth GtroUna,
South (JajoUna 'and Virginia .are
members • of the body. The three day
convention of the association wax
brought to a cloee with the buslnes*
session and election of officers today.
PUBLISHED EVERT AFTBRNOOM
EXCEPT SUNDAY.
Heavy Gunfire Continues
As Japan Prepares Planes
* . •$ v
For Coining Aerial Attack
Japs Warn Chinese
To Leave Shanghai
Or Be Forced Away
Toyko, Japan, Feb. 17.—(AP)—
Iho Japanese government author
ised the issuance of an ulUmatum
to the Chinese at Shanghai today
threatening to drive the Chinese
army away fro mthe city by force
unless It withdraws voluntarily.
At virtually the same time the
government received official ad
vlees from Washington saying Sec
retary of State Henry L Stlmson,
was preparing to protest formally
against the landing of Japanese
soldiers In the international settle
ment at Shanghai.
MAN CONVICTED?
MING BROTHER
David Hyatt Found Guilty
By Jury In Waynes,
ville Court
Waynesville, Feb. 17— (AP)—David
Hyatt, on trial for his life for slay
ing his brother Buell, In a ease brawl
here last August was found guilty
of gaarystaughter ,in Superior court
here today. »
The jury received the cai.e last
night and returned its verdict thir
morning. Judge A. M. Stack deferred
passing sentence.
Hyatt shot his brother to death dur
ing a fight. His counsel attempted tc
build up proof at tne trial that he
was temporarily insane.
SLAYS FAMILY AND
THEN ENDS OWN LIFE
Stout, lowa, Feb. 17. (AP)
Nan no Andreeesen, a stock bujer
and farmer shot and killed
four members of his family and
then committed suicide
Andreesen who lived ulx.ltt si
half mile from this village had
driven Into town about seven u.
in and had left n note saying five
persons would he faund d>*ad at
his place.
Andreesen had lived hern all liN
life. He was about 45 yean old.
The authorities believed financial
worries were responsible for his
action.
SHORTAGE CASE IS
NOT CALLED TODAY
lUMth, Feb. 17.—(API— The
criminal case against Miss Lola
Harwood of Bryson City charged
with being short $4,838 In her ac
counts as a State revenue clerk
was not called In Wake Superior
court today.
It had been docketed but was
passed over as new indictments
will be sought.
Few Candidates Seeking
State Elective Offices
Dally DtepeteH Baraka,
la the Sir Walter Hotel
nr j. r. barkknvii.i.
Raleigh, Feb. 17.—With jobs of all
sorts admittedly scarce and with *4,-
500 a year considered a better salary
than in quite a number of years, po
litical circles here are frankly sur
prised that there are not more poten
tial candidates seeking the Demo
cratic nominations to the various elec
tive offices that pay for the most part
*4.500 a year to thei rincumbents.
So far the only elected state of
ficials that are goin gto have any
material opposition for renomtnation
are Secretary of State James A. Hart
ness and State Auditor Baxter Dur
ham. Former Commissioner of Insur
ance Stacy W. Wade is opposing
Hartness for the nomination for Sec
retary of State, while Chester O. Beil
at present chief auditor at the State
Prison, is expected to run against
Baxter Durham for the poet of State
Auditor. There will probably be a
spirited conest for the post of Com
. missioner of Labor, although Com
missioner Frank D. Grist is not seek
FIVE CENTS COPY
SHANGHAI
Biggest Air Display Since
World War Is Expected
In Next Few Days
TWO BRITISH MARINES
FATALLY WOUNDED
Number of Shells Fail Into
Area Patrolled By Ameri
can Marines Britishers
Wounded'At Riverfront
Shanghai, Feb. 17. (AP)
Shaken by the guns which had
bombarded Chapel *ll night,
Shanghai was quiet early this
morning as the cannonading came
> to an end.
More artillery was being
brought up to the lines of Compel
and Woosung but there was no
conceret Indies.rm that the ex
pected Japanese offensive was
ready to begin.
On the contrary both sides had
renewed their efforts to bring an
end to the fighting. The Japanese
command indicated they would
give ample warning before launch
Ing the thunderbolt and leading
Chinese officials were trying to
agree on a basis for peace.
Shanghai. China, Feb. 17^-(AP)
—Japanese and Chinese gune
boomed away at. each other today
In an earth shaking duel that
continued over from last night
and the »«t-to was followed to
night by an announcement from
Japanese headquarters that the
Chin caw would “be given one use
(Continued on Page Six)
FOSTER ACQUinED
BY GUILFORD JURY
Verdict of Not Guilty Re*
turned In Case of Re*
publican Official
Greenboro. Feb. 17.—(AP)—A ver
dict. of not guilty on all remaining
counts, recorded by a Jury in United
States district court here late Tues
day terminated the cases of the gov
ernment against W. H. Foster, sec
retary-treasurer of the Republican
state executive committee, charging
solicitation of funds for political pur
poses from, federal office holders la
government buildings.
The verdict was announced two and
one-half hours after deliberations be*
gan.
WET FORCES CALLED
TO ACT ON MEASURE
Washington. F«h. 17.—(AP)—
'Executive committees of the
House Democratic and Republican,
anti-prohibition blocs will be ask*
ed tomorrow to approve a MB to
legate beer of S ■! percent alcohol
by weight mid establish a tax that
proponents of the measure say
would raise SSOgJWOJWO a year.
ing the renomination, but is running
against Senator Cameron Morrison
for the nomination to the United
States Senate. Two candidates are al
ready in the field for the Labor post,
however, —Major A. L. Fletcher, now
deputy Commifwioner of Insurance
and Clarence 15. Mitchell, head of a
printing concern here—while many
believe that L. L. Lawrence, president
of the State Pede ratio nos Labor may
become a candidate for the poet. Law
rence last week vigorously denied re
ports current here that he would not
run. and indicated he was attll J con
sidering the matter.
But so far no candidates hs9 ap
peared on the scene to oppoqe Da A.
T. Allen for Super»nten<k*n* df Pejbi|c
Instruction and the *5,000 * a Jsnr
salary that with ft, or to Seek
the post of State Treasurer now held
by John P. Start man, pr the offlbe
of Commissioner of 'lnsurance, Idd
by Dan C. Boney. Nor dr*s it seem
likely that Stanley W.i.Uwtrte will
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