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HENDERSON, I
GATEWAY TO
CENTRAL
CAROLINA.
NINETEENTH YEAR
$200,000,000
Bulwinkle Says Veterans
SAYS AMERICA HAS
HELPED SOLDIERS
MORE THAN OTHERS
Snell Asks If United State*
Has Not Done More Than
All Other Nations
Combined
NEARLY 8 BILLIONS
SPENT SINCE WAR
Does Not Include Outlays
Prior to 1920; Mississippi
Democrat Says, However
Country s Condition Will
Not Improve Until infla
tion Comes
Washington. April 9 (AP) Repre
sentative Bulwinkle. Democrat. North
Carolina, reminded World War vet
fians they owed the government aa
great a debt in peace aa during war.
in debate today on the bonus bill.
We have done more for our vet
eran.’ than any other country in his
torv." Bulwinkle said.
"Is tt not a fact that we have done
more than all the other countries com
bined " asked Representative Snell,
the Republican leader.
"Kncland was In the war for four
years" Bulwinkle replied. “Yet she
pay. her veterans only three-fourths
of the amount paid here."
The total speut by our govern
ment on the veterans for the fiscal
year to January 1. 1932. was over
#7.Srf¥>.«»i.onn. This does not include
some cost prior to 1920.”
Rankin. Dettiocrat. Mississippi, an
advocate of bonus payment, insisted
“the financial condition of the country
i* not going to get any better until
we have an inflation and expansion
of the circulating medium."
SWIFT CONCLUSION
HAWAII TRIAL SEEN
Directed Verdict Planned by
Darrow To Block Pre.
senting Evidence
Honolulu. April 8 <AP>—Attorneys
' o;rcd hope today for a swift conclu
sion of the murder triai of Mrs. Gran
\il|e Forteaeue and three navy men
arru.-*>d of lynching Joseph Kaha
hawai.
Mnn’Komerv Winn. associate of
Clarence Darrow in the defense. aatd
they sought a directed verdict which
would make it unnecessary for them
to present the testimony.
John C Kelley, public prosecutor.
’-I'd he would present his case in
three days, fighting, "as a matter of
course," any attempt to link the lynch
ing of Kahahawat January 8 with ait
a. -null last September on the da ugh*-
e>' of Mr-3. Granville Fortescue. Mrs.
Thalia Maseie wife of a naval lieu
tenant.
To Re Camp Cemnunder
Davidson. April 9 —Lieut. Crii W. R.
Broil command'r of the R. O. T. C.
unit nt Davidson College, has receiv
ed notice from the U. S War Depart
in'rtt of his appointment. for the
fourth consecutive year, to the post
of nmp commander fU ort McClellan
n-ir Anniston. Ala . for the summer
encampment of 1932, wdtich begins
in June 19th and concludes on July 20
] loover Approves Probe
Os The Stock Exchange
Washington. April 9. —(AP)—Presi-
dent Hoover gave his endorsement of
tli' Senate stock market investigation
today to Senator Walcott, Republican.
Connecticut.
Kt MORS OF BKAR RAIDS
INSPIRED MARKET TROBE
Washington. April 9. — (API —Ru-
mors of a huge bear raid planned for
today on the New York Stock Ex
change had a part in the sudden de
cision of the Senate Banking Com
mittee yesterday to call Richard Whit
ney. president of the exchange, to
testify Monday.
This word came out today as the
Senate leaders smiled widely at the
Mettitemm 53atlxj SJispatth
~ only DAILY NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED IN THIS SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA. *
WBE"
LEGION POST FLAYS BONUS 1 'YRBY
Top, Professor Hayes, left; Henry L. Stevens, right. Below, left U
right: Walter Lippman, Sidney Howard, Chauncey Waddell.
Cessation of further agitation for
immediate additional cash pay
ments on the bonus for U. S.
World war veterans has been de
manded by the Willard Straight
Post of the Legion in New York.
This post charged in a telegram
to Henry L. Stevens, national
commander, that congress has
been intimidated by a “paid
Washington lobby and high pres
sure propaganda.” The post avers
that the activity of some Legion
officers in thi3 respect degrades
Trend To Higher Taxes
Step Toward Socialism
We re Having a Revolution
and Don't Know It, Is
View of Editor Os
Labor Organ
TAXES LEVIED FOR
ALMOST EVERYTHING
U. S. Ownership of Rail
roads Nearer, Federal
Farm Aid Established, and
Vast Public Improvements
Program Inevitable If De
pression Continues
By CHARLES P. STEW ART
Central Pre*** Staff Writer
Washington, April 9. A countiy
can g'> socialistic just as certainly by
degrees as it can do it ebruntiv.
I hear it suggested in varioui quar
ters that America :s doing it n
For example, not long ago. ex Con
gressman Edward Keating, editor of
(Continued on Page Six).
abrupt upward swing of prices on the
exchange.
DETERMINE TO FIND CAUSE
MARKET'S SUDDEN PLUNGE
Washington. April 9.—(AP) —Acting
on a suddenly reached decision, the
Senate Banking Committee will open
the long awaited investigation of the
New York Stock Exchange next Mon
day. with Richard Whitney, its presi
dent. on the witness stand.
Scenting a far-reaching conspiracy,
the committee has determined to find
out what influences, domestic or for
eign, were behind the drive which
smashed dovfn security prices this
week, culminating yesterday in record
lows for many issues.
HENDERSON, N. C., SATURDAY AFTERNOON, APRIL 9, 1932
ECONOMY PLAN
the patriotism of war service.
Steven 3 himself has taken a stand
against further bonus grants at
the present time He is shown,
top, right. Others above are well
known members of the Willard
Straight post, top, left, Professor
Carlton J. H. Hayes, of Columbia
university; below, left to right,
Walter Lippman, noted writer;
Sidney Howard, the playwright,
and Chauncey Waodeil, son-in
law of Chief Justice Charlee
Evans Hughes.
Mull Says State
Is For Roosevelt
Raleigh, April 9 (AP)— Odu» M,
Mull, nf Shelby. Democratic State
chairman, said here today that he
believed Democrats of North Caro
lina "preponderantly” favored the
nomination of Governor Franklin
D. Roosevelt, of New' York, for the
presidency.
Mr, Mull said he believed the
State convention to be held here In
June would Instruct It* delegate**
to vote for Roosevelt. If the dele
gate* an* nol instructed he ex
preeed the opinion they still would
vote for the New York governor.
Federal Dry Men
Held For Murder
Os Texas Gas Man
Da lias... Texas, April 9. -<AP)—Mur
der charges were filed today in State
courts against N. G. Eaton and L. C.
Smith. Federal prohibition agent, in
connection with the fatal shooting last
night of Marion McClothlin. gasoline
station proprietor.
“I find that an honest, law-abiding,
peaceful citizen has been ruthlessly
murdered," said William Craw, State
district attorney in a written state
ment he handed a reporter just prior
to filing the charges.
McClothlin was shot to death and
his wife wounded in a gun play with
two Federal prohibition agents, ap
parently precipitated by a belief that
the officers were hold-up men.
E4THIE
FOR NORTH CAROLINA.
Cloudy, with rain In north por
er tonight in the east portion;
tion and on the coast. tonight; cool-
Sunday partly cloudy, cooler in
southeast portion,
Owe Government Peace-Time Debt, Too
Appeal Denied For
Seven Negro Boys
Montgomery. Ala., April 9 (AT)
The Alabama Supreme Court today
overruled an application for re>-hear
ing appeals of seven yvuing negroes
sentenced to die May 13 for attacks
made on two white girls near Paint
Hock. Ala a year ago.
The application for a relhearing
was filed March 25, the day after
the Supreme Court affirmed the
death sentences passed at the Ne
groes' trial al Scotteshoro. Ala. At
the same time the court reversed
the death sentence of an eighth
Negro and remanded his ease tor
trial
OTe CANDIDATES
UNABLE TO COMPEL
FOUNTAIN TO TALK
Jibes at Rocky Mount Gub
ernatorial Candidate by
Other Two Fail To
Register
HE MAY BE PLAYING
SMARTEST POLICICS
Ehringhaus And Maxwell
Both Deny Being Admin
istration Candidates, and
Week BringsJErom Former
the Declaration He Will be
Elected
Dully Dlxiiatrh lliirpiin,
In tkp Mir Wnltrr Hotfl,
BY J. C. BAMKKHVII.I,
Raleigh, April 9, - A goodly amount
of oratorical shot and shell was fired
in the campaign for the Democratic
nomination for governor during the
past week and plenty of campaign
smoke resulted from the verbal bar
rages of two of the three candidates
J. C. B. Ehringhaus and A. J. Max
well. A great deal o£_ the shot and
shell was directed towards the third
candidate. R. T. Fountain, evidently
In an effort to smoke him out and
force him to state his position more
explicity.
But with the smoke of the week’s
battle already clearing away, it does
not appear that the barrage has had
much effect either upon Fountain or
his followers, and more and more ob
servers are convinced that the lieute
nant governor is emulating the cam
paign of Senator Josiah William
Bailey and becoming more determined
to say nothing—that is, nothing to
hich he can be pinned down by either
of the other two candidates. Both
Ehringhaus and Maxwell have been
calling upon him—and in vain—for a
bill of particulars with regard to what
he would do or not do if he should
become governor. But these demands
have evidently fallen upon deaf ears.
While Fountain continues to express
(Continued on Page Six)
Chicago Doctor
Vanishes, May Be
Kidnapers’ Victim
North Chicago, April 9. (AP>- Dt’.
A. E. Budde. city physician, who
browsed from his bed early this morn
ing to attend the victim of a purport
ed accident, has vanished and his
friends fear he has been kidnaped.
Three hours after he left his home
the caretaker of the North Shore
cemetery, west of the this city.found
Dr. Budde's valise at the cemetery
gate. Dr. Budde is wealthy and about
40 years old .
State Placement
Report Shows 33
- Henderson Jobs
Raleigh. Aprtl 9.—(APl—Greensboro
reported within the past 24 hours that
jobs have been secured for 532 persons
through the American Legion employ
ment campaign, and a total of 604
placements were reported In the State
during the period.
Major Michael A. Perry, State di
rector, said that the State has placed
16,834.
Places reporting placements besides
Greensboro were Henderson, 33. Kan
napolis, 11; High Point, 19; Hickory,
6 ( and Raleigh 4,
Where Speed King Crashed
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The wrarkkgc or Vapv frank Hawk's pinna lollywing the nccutent
during the speed champions attempted takeoff at Grafton, near
Worcester, Mass- Hawks (inset), was painfully, though not critically
injured wh*n he crashed through a stone wall because of tho muddi
condition of the field. The famous plane was badly damaged as the
photo shows.
See Hindenburg Winner
In Germany’s Election
Old Field Marshal Considered Certain of Victory Over
Hitler Organization; More Than 37,000,000
Voted in First Election Month Ago
Berlin, April 9 <AP) —The second
political battle of Von Hindenburg
versus Hitler, the greatest electoral
corniest in the history of Germany,
was all but ended today, as more than
37,000,000 voters prepared again to
elect a president of the ReWh.
In contrast with that which pre
ceded the first (and indecisive) elec
tion four weeks ago, the campaign for
tomorrow's voting has been very bit
ter. Held down by the decree pro
Five Enter Race
For U. S. Senate
Rnlrlgh, April 9 (AP)—With the
entry of Arthur Simmon*, of Bur
lington, the list of candidates seek
ing the Democratic nomination as
United States senator in the pri
mary June 4 reached four today.
Simmons paid *6O and filed for
the term starting next March. Sen
ator Cameron Moryinon, who was
appointed to office, is m-eking to
succeed himself for both the terms
starting in November and the regu
lar term. He is opposed for the of
fice by Frank D. Grist, T. C.
Bowie and R. R. Reynolds.
George W DePriest, of Shelby,
has filed seeking the Republican
nomination as United States sena
tor.
DEMOCRATS DESERT
HEFLINCOMMITTEE
Refuse To Serve Longer As
Contest Is Returned to
Sub-Committee
Washington. April 9.—<AP> —The
Senate Elections Committee referred
the Heflin-Bankhead contest back to
sub-commitete ‘ today to determine
whether further evidence should be
taken.
Democratic members of the sub
committee immediately resigned say
ing thy edid not care to serve longr,
ande predicting that the contest would
last indefinitely.
The motion to send the contest back
to sub-committee carried by a vote of
nine to four, after former Senator
Heflin, who is contesting the election
of Senator Bankhead, Democrat. Ala
bama, contended he had not been
treated fairly and allowed to present
all the evidence be wanted.
PUBLISHED EVERT AFTERNOON
EXCEPT SUNDAY.
BEFORE HOOVER
claiming a political truce over the
Easter holidays, it did not begin until
last Sunday.
Followers of Von Hindenburg. the
84-year-old former field marshal of
the kalaer's armies, was confident to
day that he would win. They ha»e
their confidence on the fact that he
feH short of a clear majority over ail
candidates in thr election on March
13 by only 174.328 out of 37,658,036 vot«w
cost. I n tomorrow’s election, a sim
ple plurability will re-elect him.
FASCIST ITALY IS
TOR DEBT CUTTING
Would Renounce Repara
tions and Debts And
Disarm Sharply
Rome, April 9. (API- Fascist Italy
was before the world today with a
definite flat program for a renuncia
tion of reparations, cancellation of
war debts and concrete disarmament.
The tri-partite program was decided
upon and announced here today on
the even of the reconvening of the
world disarmament conference and
the League of Nations at Geneva
The grand council of Fascism an
nounced its decision to support re
nunciation of reparations and can
cellation of ar debts after an all
night session, over hich Premier Mus
solini presided. A settlement of the
problem, its resolution declared, is
the first step toward the economic
recovery of the world.
Lindbergh Baby Search
Shifts Up To Montreal
Toronto, Canada. April 9. (AP)
The Globe said today that two Lans
ing. Mich., detectives are attempting
to develop contact with an under
world clique in Montreal on suspicion
that members of the Detroit purple
gang are involved in the kidnaping of
Charles A. Lindbergh, Jr.
The ppaer said it was learned that
the clique would aid in the return of
the missing child in exchange for the
release of three members of the pur-1
pie gang now in prison.
NORFOLK GROUP HOPEFUL '
BUT WAIT DEVELOPMENTS
Norfolk, Va_. April 9.—(AP)—One
month of service as intermediaries be
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TODAY
FIVE CENTS COPYI
| PRESIDENT READY
TO SLASH OWN PAY
AND HIS CABINET
Suggests Furloughing Fede
ral Employees Month
Each Year Without
Pay During Time
WOULD CUT WAGES
TEN PERCENT ALSO
House Committee and Pres
ident Close Together On
Plan To Save Upward Os
$25,000,000 Through Re.
vision of Veterans Com
pensation Act
Washington, April 9. (API-Presi
dent Hoover and the special House
economy committee found at their
two hour and a half session today that
their viewß of hwo the government
might save more than 1200,000.000 a
year were along the same general
lines.
Both programs were held secret for
the time being, but it was learned that
both invdlved the same general prin
ciples.
Instead of an 1} percent cut in Fed
eral salaries above *I,OOO, aa some
member* of the committee are known
to favor, the President s salary sav
ing program proposed to steady em
ployment and readjust wages through
the personnel classification board.
The President was understood to
have suggested furloughing empolyees
approximately at month each yea K.
without pay, in addition t» imposing
the flat ten percent reduction. He also
suggested that the salaries of the
chief executive and cabinet members
be reduced.
The committed and the President
also were described, as very close to
gether on a plan to save *25,000,000 to
*30,000,000 through a revision of the
veterans' compensation act.
Asheville Woman
Suicide Attempt 1
In Nice, Mystery
Nice, France. April 9.—(AP»— The
condition of Mrs. Ella May Bjorkman
of Asheville, N. C.. continued grave
Inday. Mrs. Bjorkman waa taken to
a hospital in a critical condition laat
night after she was fouod in her
room at a hotal hree with her left
wrist slashed. A note was found in
the room which said:
“If today there Is nothing else left,
I will exist no more."
i
HUSBAND OF WOMA7J MITIf
SIRPIKSKD BY HER DEED
Asheville, April 9* <AP>- Edwin
Bjorkman. Swedish writer, editor,
and translator, today, said when In
formed his wife had been found in
a Nice. France, hotel last night with
her wrist slashed, that he knew of no
reason for the act, "unless she was
out of funds and ivhamed to ask for
them.
Bjorkman said his wife, who was
Mias Ella May Pdatt, of Asheville, ad
vertising manag/;r for several large
Asheville department stores when they
married in 193/ >, had communicated
■with him regu'ftarly since she left for
France March 16 to do some literary
work.
tween kidnapers and parents found
three 'Norfolk men waiting hopefully
for some devedlopments that ’may
lead to the recovery of Charles A.
Lindbergh. Jr.
It was one month ago today that
John Hughes Curtis, contact man for
thfe negotiators was approached by a
it .an who represented himself as an
•igent of the kidnapers. Today, after
two "contract" tripe to unannounced
destinations, and two conferences at
the Lindbergh home. Mr. Curtis and
his associates. Rear Admiral Guy M.
Burage, retired and the Very Rev.
Dean H. Dobson-Paacook. said they
had arrived at a point where further
, developmnetfi were awaited.

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