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gateway TO CENTRAL CAROLINA. NINETEENTH YEAR JAPAN DEFIES LEAGUE OF NATIONS AND RUSSIA Veteran Wall Street Trader Denies Bear Raids BROOKHART SNAKES HANDS WITH BRUSH ID SNOW PLEASURE Senate Banking Committee Member* Lean Forward To Get Every Word ot' Testimony BRUSH’S ATTITUDE CAPTIVATES GROUP Admits Short Sales Could Depress Market By Creat ing Supply in Excess of De- 1 mand. and Draws Laugh | from Members in Joking About His Statements AVhinjrton. April 82.—<AP> A vntran Wall Street trader. Matthew V Bru*h. testified to the Senate B-mking Committee today that under ttr.tin conditions short selling could dtpre?.* the stock market, but he de- there had been bar raids in re cto'. months. O.itnmittee members leaned for ward over the long table to hear every *«rd as the gray-haired opera- j ti,r gave an inside story of playing J the marfte: and told of being as much 125. uV thates on both sides of the aaritet at various times. Bru;h said short sales could de press the market by creating a sup ply in excess of demand, and drew « laugh when he added he expected tv get shot' when he returned to New York tor that admission. After the hearing, senators express ed themselves as pleased by the at titude taken by Brush. Senator Brook hart. Rpubllcan. lowa, one of the *evfie»t critics of Wall Street, shook hands with the witness. AE CAPONE APPEALS IQ SUPREME COURT Gangster Asks Review of Conviction For Evading Federal Taxes Washington, Aprii 22. (AP> A! <’a|«.ne today filed in the Supreme <%nt. « petition asking a review of the action of the seventh circuit court of appeals affirming his conviction awl pemtntiary sentence on the ch'.itge of evading Federal taxes, lit his petition. Capone asserted • hat he had not been informed by ♦h* indictment filed against him of the nature and cause of certain ac cusations, ixv-ause the indictment had b*<-n diawn in general terms, which he .<aid was contrary to a rule of the Supreme Court. Capone cited as a second ground f‘4 asking the review that certain counts in the Indictment had been hrid by the lower court to set up an when they did not allege that he had failed to pay taxes. This, he asserted, had failed to bring him within the statute he was charged with violat ing. Butler-Davis Campaign In Pennsylvania Rip-Snorter Battle I* As Much Between Pinchot, Who Is Backing Butler, and Vare, Who Is Behind Davis; Butler Is Dry, But Davis Turned Wet To Suit Vare + Hv ( HARI.F.K I*. HTEWART | < entral Prt** Staff Writer Washington. April 22. Word cornea fi'>m Pennsylvania of a tearing cam paign between Senator Jamea J-j Davis and Maj. Gen. Cmedley Liar- 1 bngton Butler for the Republican sen aim iai nomination at the Quaker •states primary April 26. Any campaign in which General Butler is a participant Is certain to be a rip-»norter. especially with the dynamic Governor Gifford Pinchot as >t« enthusiastic backer. Senator Davis, however. Is no neg •igibie opponent, and If Governor Ptn *’bot is behind Butler, the Vare mar chine is behind Davis. B Is. in fact, as much a fight be tween William Scott Vare and tLa governor as between Davie and But- Ifenitersmt BatUj Dispatch 7KKF* VIRGIN ISLES INVITE EX-KAISER i* ' * r ) [doopnt HbhroSi' i BLEb flqpMg iStthomas] m Mb 1 vigto'N ii, ■ AEsfl Wilhelm Hohcnzollern, the former German kaiser, has been invited to pass his declining years of exile in United States territory, the Virgin Islands. In view of the report that the climate of Doom, Holland, is not suited for his pres ent condition, the Chamber of House Committee Lacks Courage, Fish Tells It Too Poor To Run, Baggett Retires Raleigh. April 22.—(AP)—State Senator J. R. Baggett, of Harnett county, who announced sometime ego he would seek the Democratic nomination a* attorney general, re moved himself from the race today, and asserted: “It** a shame that a |»oor man can't mn for office In this State." Senator Raggett said he did not have the money to finance a cam paign such as he felt would he neceoeary to secure the nomination, after Attorney General Dennla G. BrummtU withdrew from the gub ernatorial field and offered for re election. Ax an auxiliary attraction, the struggle between Congressman l»uis T. McFadden and the governor's wife, Mrs. Cornelia Bryce Pinchot, for the G. O. P- nomination as representa tive from the fifteenth district, over shadows all other congressional con tests in the state. On political form. Senator Davis should win over General Butler. In the first place, Pennsylvania pre sumably is wet. It certainly is very wet indeed as to Pitts burgh and in several other of its lar ger cities. The state’s rural districts are so dry that there has been some question how a state-wide referen dum would result, but the consensus (Continued on P»d* ONLY DAILY NEWSPAPE R PUBLISHED IN THIS SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA. • Commerce at St. Thomas has In j vited the former kaiser to take ui ) hi* abode there. In layout above j are photos of the ex-German cm ! peror, St. Thomas, top, and the ! entrance to the castle he has ot: j cupicd at Doom since ISMB. The 1 former kaiser was 7.1 in January .Charges Ways And Means Group Hasn’t Leadership To Meet The Econo, mic Crisis URGES BOND ISSUE OF BILLION DOLLARS Would Keep People Employ ed by That Method; Fish Testifies at Bonus Hearing as One of War Veterans in Congress Opposing Pay ment NOW , Washington. April 22. — (AP)— Re presentative Fish, Republican, New York, an opponent of full payment of the bonus, turned upon the House Ways and Means Committee today t and charged it with a lack of "nerve I and leadership" for not bringing out l legislation to meet the ceonomic crisis. He urged a billion dollar bond issue for a two year program to keep peo ple employed. Fish was one of several House vet erans of the World War who opposed payment of the two hilli-jn dollars outstanding on th* Lonus ceriif•.nates, contendin' ira tance of that amount of new v u ider the Patman hill would force the colintry off the gold standard. 5 Boone Man Given Penitentiary Term For Manslaughter Boone. lAprll 22—(API -Ephraim Wallace today pleaded guilty to man slaughter in the slaying December 26 of Thursday Oliver, and Judge P. A. - McElrov. of Marshall, sentenced him 1 from three to five years in State’s ! Prison. Wallace said he shot Oliver to i death after Oliver crowded him Into a dark corner and threatened him with * rock and knife! HENDERSON. N. C„ FRIDAY AFTERNOON, APRIL 22,1932 MOONEY’S FRIENDS 10 CONTINUE EIGHT EOR HIS FREEDOM Governor Roth s Refusal To Pardon Convicted Cali, fornia Bomber Is Not The Last fourth Governor TO REFUSE PARDON Mooney Himself Says Gov ernor’s Decision Makes Him Outstanding Figure in World's Labor Movement In Strubble of Workers for Their Rights Sacramento. Cal., April 22. -(AP) — As supporters of Tom Mooney gave notice his account with justice was not yet closed, filing clerks here set the covers on another chapter of the convicted dynamiter's struggle for freedom--the refusal of Governor James Roth, jr., to grant a pardon. The governor California—the fourth -setose wiiom tiie Mooney case has been brought--declared in a 700-word decision announced at the State Capitol yesterday he was convinced Mooney and Warren J. Billions, con victed accomplice, were guilty. Various comments greeted the de cision, but Mooney'and his support ers were confident In their prediction the fight would go on. Among these < was Fremont Older, San Francisco newspaper editor, who said: "The case is no more settled by Governor Roth's action than it was before he made it." Mooney himself, in a statement re leased by the moulders' defense com mittee over his name, declared the struggle had gained added eignifi cance. with the assertion, “This makes me the outstanding figure in the world's labor movement, and a symbol of the struggle of labor for its rights.” Drys Offer Terms To Wets On Issue Os a Referendum Washington. April 22 (AP)—F. Scott Mcßride, superintendent of the Anti- Saloon League .today proclaimed on behalf of the dry forces entire will ingness to meet the wets in a prohi bition referendum if the Constitution is first amended to permit all future changes to be made by popular vote. In a Statement Mcßride pronounc ed “the one real referendum proposed down U> date a plant under which to Constitution would be amended to per mit that in future, by majority vote In two-ehirds of the states, the people could intimate amendments making It mandatory on Congress to submit the proposals to popular vote in the states modification being by three-fourths of the states. One Dead, Another Dying as Bandits Fight the Police Detroit, April 22—(AP) —One bandit was killed, another probably mortally wounded and a policeman was shot in the hip in a pistol fight here early today. The dead bandit was identified as •WJIMs Irvin, of /Detroit. His com panion, Ben Mitchell, a bullet wound in his abdomen, was taken to a re ceiving hospital; The wounded patrol man also was was In the receiving hospital. His condition was thought to be not serious. RUNS FOR CONGRESS UPON G O. P. TICKET Coats, April 22.—(API—John Mc- Kay Byrd, nominated for Congress by the seventh district Republican convention, today said he would ac cept the nomination and would file his candidacy with the secretary of state. LEATHER FOB NORTH CAROLINA. Tartly dowdy. tonight and Sat urday; not much change ia tear Remember* the Maine a i J I Thirty-four years ago, April 25, the United States declared war on Spain. That date stands out vivid ly in the memory of Emil Severin, above, of Gary, Ind., now 57. Severin was given the task of bringing up the bodies of the 25S officer* and men who met death when the battleship Maine wan destroyed by an explosion at Ha vana. Cuba, in February, 18K8. HARVARD RIOTING HALTED BY POLICE Eight Students and Four Citizens Arrested, Two Officers Injured DEPARTMENT~STORMED j Police Headquarter* Attacked After Dormitory Is (needed By (Score of Students; Trouble Over Bell Clapper Cambridge. Mass., April 22.-MAP) A riot of Harvard undergraduates, characterized by police as one of the worst of recent years, was subdued early today after eight students and four Cambridge residents had been arrested and two police officers in jurde. Scores of students invaded the dor mitories of Radcliffe College, a wo man's institution; an automobile was overturned, the Brattle Square sta tion of the Cambridge police depart ment was stormed as hundreds of undergraduates attempted to rescue comrades who had been taken into custody, and bonfires were built in Harvard Square. The disorder started in the yard l when a group of freshmen, in search of the bell clapper stolen from Memo- j rial Hall several days ago. chanted the Harvard cry: “Reinhart." Freshmen were joined by upper clansmen as the group started for the Lampoon building, some distance from the yard, and the crowd had ?rown to several hundred when & false alarm was rung near the office of the Lampoon undergraduate hos pital. HEARS NEW PLANS OF RECONSTRUCTION House Committee May A»k Hoover To Have Scheme In December ; ! Washington, vAprU 22 iAFi- The i House economy committee today be gan work OB a new proposal by Chair man McDuffie to direct President Hoover to make certain recommenda tions to the December session of Con gress tor reorganization of the -govern ment to reduce costs. St turned to this plan after failing to agree on a 1 proposal by Representative WBLUntn i son. Republican. South Dakota, to em power the president bo reorgarilze the government, and on another proposi tion to give him limited authority to merge certain phases of the Federal structure. The group ran into difficulties over constructional provisions in seeking to work out away to give the chief executive authority to transfer sod consolidate Federal activities. , PUBLISHED EVERT AFTERNOON EXCEPT SUNDAY. Both Are Warned To Lay Hands Off Manchuria Region Baby on Farm at Syracuse May Be Lindbergh Child .Syracuse. N. V, April tt.~ (AO ’—Syracuse police, Investigating what they considered a poaslMc “hot tip” i n the Lindbergh kid naping rane, annonm-i 1 ibis afmr nnon that t.hev naJ fi ind a c h'.d resembling Char let* Augustus Lind bergh, Jr., on a farm nrnr Rmvcr lon. and were bringing into the 1 city under an open charge a Mr. and Mr*. Harry Scott. The Scott** had lived at toe fa.-m about two week**. They said they were the grandparents of the child and Hlk name wan Bernard \ r ;hur Lafullt. Sheriff Smith said the child appeared to be “a dead ring er.” for the Lindbergh bab\. He had a picture of the kidnaped liuhy in hit* hand. SIEDFLiFOR * TAX LONG PROCESS Owner* Have Actually More Than Three Year* Before Final Closing PROCEDURE OUTLINED Ample Opportunity Afforded Owned* To Redeem Their Property If It ia Worth More Than The Amount *>f Taxes Dally Dlapalrh ftureau, la the Mir Walter Hotel. IIY J. «’ lIASKKH Yll.l. Raleigh, April 22.—Although the low requires that the property a* all iax payers who have noi paid *heir texts by the first Monday ‘.it May nu.si be advertised and sold for taxes on the first Monday in June, the owners of, this property actually nave a period of three years, seven months andlll5 1 days in which they may pay the taxes and redeem the land before a foreclosure deed can be obtained to it and th owner* actually dispossess ed. "A great many people oelievc that when their property ia advertiied for sale for taxes or even sold, that it is gone and that there is nothing more (Continued on Page Three.) Heavy Damage By Stormy Weather on California Coast Ism AngHes. Cal.. April 22 (API —Southern California’s stormy weather of the past two days has left in Its wake heavy damage to grape crops and a loos of at lease *IOO,OOO to owners of fishing craft. Shipping was moving on delayed schedules. County Officers Seek To 1 “Pass Buck ” On' Tax Sales f Dally DlajuMeli Harraa, r la tfcr Sir Walter Hwlrl. IIY J. C. KAXKKNWIJ Raleigh. April 22.- While a great many county officials are reported to be almost 100 per cent for R T. Foun tain for governor because he advo cates less centralization of power in the State government with a return of more power to the county offi cials, many of these officials seem to be unwilling to exercise the power they now have and. to seek to make it a pear that some State agency com pels them to. do certain thtn.rs when , the law clearly defines their duties without any authority from "higher 1 up,” it i* being pointed out here. The Latest example of this tendency on the part of some county officials to “pas* the buck” to certain State department* or officials because their duties may not be jlartlcuiariy popu lar at this time, is the. effort some county official* have 'made to' make It appear .that land most be sold for taxes the firit M'.ndrv In June, “be cause the. attorney gcntial say* so” or “oecausc the Local Government Commission says so." The facts are that the law passed by the 1931 and 8 PAGES TODAY HTVE CENTS COPS Speech by Japanese Minister of War Is Informally Endorsed In Gov* ernment Circles SAYS NOBODY CAN FRUSTRATE PLANS Says Japan’s Mission Is To Make Manchuria a ‘ Para dise on Earth Cannot Understand Gradual Con. centration of Russian Troops on the Border Tokyo, April 22. (API A blunt warning to the League of Nation* ind Soviet Rusitii to keep hands off Manchuria was laid down today by Genera) S&dao Araki. Japanese min ister of war. The warning, issued in a speech in Pa&ka before the Kokuhonaha pa triotic society, nucleus of the Japa nese Nationalist movement, was later informally endorsed in foreign office and in other government quarter*. Japan's mission, be said, was to make- Manchuria, a paradise on earth, safe for everybody.” and noth ing the League or anybody else did could make her deviate from that course. After declaring Japan would resist resolutely any attempts by the League to apply the nine power treaty, he turned to Soviet Russia and called at tention to what he said was a threat ening situation in north Manchuria, due to Russia's massing troops on the frontier and strer.gthnniug her air force in the Far East. “We are unable to understand what these warlike preparations mean." he ; aid. "The situation is becoming se rious. Russia is concentrating four divtaioius in Siberia ot. the M<ti.- churian border. Wa can only wait; and see whether the storm break*.’* JAPANESE AMBASSADOR HERE THINKS REPORTS OVERDRAW V Washington. ' April 22 —<AP)—Am bassador Debiich) of Japan does not Petieve the relation* between Soviet Russia and Japan are as badly strain ed over the Manchurian situation as some dispatches from the Far East have indicated. Britain’s Tariff Upon Imports Will , Double on Monday London. April 22 (AP)— Begin ning at midnight next Mopday tba British tariff wall against foreign products goes up to twice it* present height The British Import* dutlea advisory committee recommended last night that the duty be raised from 10 to 20 percent on almost every kind of manu factored product Imported into the country, effective, April 28. On e limited number of articles the duty wiU be 18 ercent. and for some article? in the luxury or eemi luxury classification the rate wiD be 25 and 30 -per cent. other t receding leginlature* *ays that land ynd property must be Hold for taxes the fir.-it Monday in June. The 1931 legislature p.»»:' |-oned the date fort The sale of land foi taxes in lA3I from the first Monday in June until the, first Monday in November, but did not make any change In the diite for tax sales for 1931 laxeK. uche d tiled by law to take place the first Monday in June of thin year. It i.H not the duty of the attrerney Renerai or of the Local Govern*lent ’Commia.-non to point out these facts to county commissioners and -cuiimty official*, but rather the duty of the county attorney, according to opinion here. And while Attorney Gee erel firummitt has .unofficially givert his personal opinion pn this and other questions to county officials a* a Shat ter of courtesy, he has pointed out I that he has no power to advises pr tell county officiate what they roust or caii do. .since on(y the laws passed by the General Assembly do thiiL Many county -officials, howevet con . to seek some higher official to "pass the buck” to when their duUee become unpopular, __ __ .