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TaSKrr.KNTH YEAR
LINDBERGHS
Conditions Will Improve
If President Hoover Will
Stop Talking, Garner Says
PRESIDENT SCARES
HEM EVERY TIME
PEOPLE CHEER UP
J
Speaker Says Statements
Have Done More To
Freeze Confidence
Than All Else
ir HOOVER SILENT.
WOULD BE THAWING
Garner Guarantees Improve
ment if President Keep
Quiet 30 Days; Have Made
People Lose Confidence In
Hii Judgment and His Pat
riots m
Washington. May U.-(AP) - Ir
stinging terms. Speaker Garner ir
hi? press cmif«t«ner today, -asailot’
President Honv?r for ‘ Issuing so many
statements he keepn the people un
certain about the future.”
Th» speaker said:
The f resident's sfatem»n* ; hav»
done mnrf in the last sox months u>
frreze the confidence of the American
people than ail other forces put to
gether About the time they begin to
gc» encouraged, be issues another dou
ble-barrelled statement and gets them
unsettled again.
'lf he were to refuse to issue a
statement for 30 days, I would guar
antee things would thaw out.
These 'contrary'' statements. Gar
ner .-aid. "in my opinion, have made
the peopio | ( >se confidence in not only
hi- judgment, but his patriotism, ex
cept a selfish standpoint.'’
l ast Presidential
Primaries Will Be
Held Coming Week
'Tty 'he Associated Press.)
Th» last :wo party presidential pri
maries of the year will be held next
Wr *'» <n New Jersey and Oregon.
w h']» nine other states will contribute
then- share of delegates to the na
tional convention*.
The Drdrirt of Columbia will hold
a Peniorratic primary next Wednes
d*v and Florida Democrats will
ch*-*-e delegates In primary June 7.
all political selections ended
f' t *hi- week, attention centered to
d»v on the events of next Monday
whp'i Democratic conventions in Con
ner*irut. Kansas and New Mexico will
Pir’k <2 delegates.
U. S. Dictatorship Is
Seriously Considered
In Official Quarters
'This k thr first of a wrifs of
"hvlee on the •UKtmlrd “Ameri-
r *n dtctorshlp.")
By CHARLES I*. ST CH ART
Ontral t‘m» Staff Writer
Washington. May 14.—Startling as
idea may seem, there are not a
public men who believe that “big
fcusine-is" and "high finance" are flirt
ing wi»h the notion of something very
Tn, J’h like an American dtetorship
n> least wondering if one could be
established without an upheaval.
■enator Hiram W. Johnaon was first
actually to utter the word "dietor” in
formal debate recently, in answer to
Senator David A Reed’s declaration
that, “jf thin country ever needed a
Mussolini. it needs one now."
Democracy." rejoined the Colifor
ni,n hotly, “is good enough for me
®nd it ought to be good enough for
you sir.
need no Mussolini and no dis-
U*or.“
' is a matter of interpretation, but
'awmakers on Capitol Hill ven
iiie the guess of Congressman Ber
trand H. Sneii. Republican leader in
he house of representatives, intended
to voice practically the same thought
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G.-oup of men assembled at spot n ear Hopeweil where tihe body of Chas
A. Lindbergh, Jr., was found.—Certtr ul Press Ansti
JEER PARADE HAD
ON FIFTH AVENUE
Mayor Walker Gives Signal
and Leads Line of March
In New York
CROWD NUMBERS 5,000
I *|H*cted To Continue March AH I>ay
Down Gotham's Street un Many
f’aradea; Want Bt'er To
Cut Tax lead
New York, May 14 <AP) —To the ac
c*>mpHniment of shouts of "AWa boy,
Jimmy, atta boy," Mayor James J.
Walker today gave a signal that start
ed his "beer for taxation' parade down
Fifth avenue.
A oright sun shone down on the
marchers as the pa rede, expected to
continue all day ared well into the
night under way at 11:20 a. m , at
Fifth avenue and 79th street. At the
head of the procession marched the
mayor, dressed in formal morning at
tire. which included striped trousers,
black coat and black derby.
Police estimated that more Than
5.000 persons were gathered at the
starting point. The crowd Cheered
the mayor and a woman on the aide
Tinea shouted. “We're for you ad the
time.”
ns Senator Reed, when he asserted
in the low relegislative chamber, a
couple of days tater. that “the only
way to effect economies is to put the
esponsibillty on one man.”
Both Seneator Reed and Represen
tative Snell were inspired to speak
as they did by President Hoover's
message to congress May 5, taking
the lawmakers severely to task for
their delay in agreeing on a financial
program.
The presidential message was not
the only evidence, however, that the
legislative branch of the government
has had lately of executive impa
tience with the prolongation of dis
cussion at the other end of Pennsyl
vania avenue, concerning' revenue
raising and appropriation measures.
Mr. Hoover himself followed up hjs
communication to congress within 24
hours by a broadcast of similar im
port through the White House corre
spond eats to their newspapers thro
ughout tile country.
The same day there appeared In
the press a Nespv York dispatch un
dre the signature of David Lawrence,
a journalist whose standing with the
Continued on Page 8U). j|
ONLY DAILY NEWSP
ILL FROM WORRY OVER
Says Hanging Too
Good to Kidnapers
Washington. May 14.—-(A»*)—The
view that hanging is too good for
kidnaping was expressed today by
Senator Patterson, Republican.
Missouri, sponsor of a bill to make
interstate kidnaping a capital Fed
eral offense.
Toiling a newspaper man he hop
ed for action on his hit! hy the Sen
ate Judiciary Committee Monday,
he explained “death Is the only
kind of punishment these racket
eers o.an understand."
AKRON MOORED TO
CALIFORNIA MAST
Great Celebration Held For
Arrival of World * Big.
ge*t Dirigible ''
Sunny Vale, Cal.. May 14 iAP)—The
nwvy's new lightex'-Uian-air craft .base
here and tts first customer today, tire
dirigible Akron .swinging from a port
able mooning mast.
Riveters beat a tatoo on the skeleton
of the new airship hangar and civic
and governmental dignitaries gather
ed to celebrate the ship’s coming.
The giant airship was moored suc
cessfully h»s*t night after crulfkng all
day around the San Francisco Bay
ai-ea. Circumstances combined to de
feat her contemulated early morning
landing and her voyage from San
Dingo. where the world's large;* air
ship Mopped to replenish a fuel supply
on a flight from Lakehurst. N. J.
Senior Owner of
Charlotte’s Club,
Felix Hyman, Dies
Charlotte. May 14 <AP)—Felix Hy
man. senior owner of the Ohartotte
Piedmont baseball leagu eclub and
prominent in business here for more
than a quarter of a century, died sud
denly today at his home here from a
stroke of paralysis.
Death came unexpectedly. Hyman
worked in ihris office yesterday as us
ual, although he complained that he
was not feeling wrfi. During the
nigh* he became serknurty na and died
after suffering the stroke at 2:20 a.
m. He woe about 56 years aid.
LIBERTIES UNION
TOLD TO GET OUT
London. Ky„ May 14 fAPI-
Warning that they must leave
town by,or before departure of a
northbound train leaving here at
4:07 p. m today, was given the
American Civil Libert fee Union
delegation on Us return here today
fnom an unsuccessful attempt to
visit the Belie county coal fields.
‘APER PUBLISHED IN THIS SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA.
HENDERSON, N. C., SATURDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 14, 1932
Bailey’s Contest
Again Postponed
Washington, May 14.—(AP)—An
attempt to get Senate approval of
a resolution directing investigation
of the 1930 North Carolina sena
torial election was Mocked today by
day by the demand for action on
the revenue bill.
Chairman Short ridge, of the elec
tions committee, brought up the
resolution of inqulf'y approved hy
the committee in the contest of
George M. Pritchard, Republican,
against Senator Holley, Democrat. .
Senator King, democrat, Utah,
warned there would he debate, and
Chairman Smoot, of the finance
committee, objected to eoiuddera
tion in the intereo* of working on
the tail bill.
HIGH IN* TAX ”
URGED IN&NATE
IN REVENUE BIEL
Wealthy Senator Couzens, of
Michigan, Pleads for
High Levies InNew
Tax Measure
WOULD HAVE SURTAX
MAXIMUM OF 65 PCT.
Two Democratic Senator*
and Independent Norris
Join With Republican from
Michigan in Defending In
creased Levies Upon
Larger Income* *
Washington. May 14.—(AP)--Dis
daining flourishes, the Senate today
drove straight toward the vitals of
’.he billion dollar tax bill by seeking
a decision as to what income taxes it
will oppose.
A vote on a proposal by Senator
Couxens, Republican. Mtcnlgan. to put
int othe bill the highest Income taxes
in history was first in order. It would
make the first *4,000 of income six
per cent and alt above that amount
12 percent, with suxtaxes graduating
upward to 65 percent.
Senate leaders determined to let a
vote on the income ctax go over until
Monday.
The bill now carries norma! taxes
of three percent on the first $4,000;
six percent on the next $4,000, and
nine percent on the next similar
amount- Surtaxes are graduated up
to 45 percent.
In debate, the Couzene proposals
gained the support of the Democratic
Senators Dill, of Washington, and
Cohen, of Georgia, and the veteran
Republican independent leader, Norris
of Nebraska.
KILLED WHENCAR
CRUSHES HIS BODY
MicaviHe, May 14 (AP) Charles
Whitson, 39. merchant of Erwin. Term,
was found dead beside his wrecked
automobile at Green Mountain, 12
miles fnom here, early today.
Whits»on's head and cheat were
crushed. Apparently, he had been
thrown from bis oar ae it wrecked arid
the oar had rolled over him. The
automobile’s hgfrts were burning wtmn
it was found at 5:30 a. m.
Whitson was the son of JuVe Whit
son, of Yancey oounyt.
DECLINE SHOWN IN
COTTON CONSUMPTION
Wa.'4htngton, May 14 (AP) Cotton
consumed during April was reported
today by the Census Bureau to, have,
totalled 367.280 bales of tint and SO--.
936 bales of. Uniters, compared with
488.655 and 54.229 In March this year
and 508,691 and 67,415 in April last
yfihr. ;
FOUR MEN HOLD UP
HOTEL AND GET S4OO
Kenosha. Wia.. May 14. -f AP) —Four
men armed with sub-machine guns
terrorized the village of Trevor, west
of Kenosha, at 2 a. m. today They
held up the hotel, herded guests into
the lobby and tossed tear gas bombs
into the room before escaping with
S4OO. __
WEATHER
FOR NORTH CAROLINA.
Generally fair tonight and Sun
day; slightly warmer tonight and
In west and north central portions
Sunday
Whole World Sympathizes With Them
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This to a picture of Colonel and Mrs.
Chnrtes A. Lindbergh, to whom the j
sympathy of a world is extended in
the tragic death of their infant son. I
House Vote On Beer Now
Assured By Signatures
As He Was Stolen
A m
This is tihe costume little Charles A
Lindbergh, Jr., wore the night he was
kidnaped from the home of his fa
mous parents near Hopewell, N. J.,
the night of March 1.
Hoover Joins In
Wide Celebration
Os the Telegraph
Washington. May 14 (AP)—Prewi
denl Hoover in a message dispatched
over the most modern and fast moving
of telegraphic instruments, today join
ed In praise of the memory of Samuel
F.. B. Morse, upon the' centennial of
his conception of the telegraph.
The ohief executive pressed in the
White House a gold studded tutegraph
key. itself a part of telegraph, btobory
to open a wortdwide centennial cele
bration of Morse’s invention, and its
evohrtionising of the world's cooa
mtiLhic&ttoQß system. __ j t ,
PUBLISHED EVERT AFTERNOON
EXCEPT SUNDAY.
LOST BABY
Charles Augustuj, Jr., who was killed
i by kidnapers whr stole him from h4s
crib in the Lindbergh home the ixight
•of March 1.
Expect Division Monday
After 145 Members Sign to
Force Bill Out of Commit
tee; Volstead’* Successor
Is Among Those Joining
The Movement
Washington, May 14.—<AP)~ A
House vote on a beer-for-revenue biil
Was assured today when 145 members
signed a petition to force the ballot.
Sponsors of the petition said the
vote will be had Monday, May 23.
The vote will be taken on the bill
sponsored by Representative O’Con
nor, Democrat, New York, and Wil
liam E. Hull, Republican, Illinois,
member of the organized wet bloc. It
would legalize beer containing not
more than 2.75 alcohol and apply a
tax of three cents a pint.
The last signer was Representative
Bachman, of West Virginia, the Re
publican wiup. representative Lee.
Democrat. California, just preceded
him.
Earlier Representative Kvale. Far
mer-Labor. who represents the same
Minnesota district once held by An
drew J. Volstead, author o fthe pro
hibition enforcement, had signed.
A loud cheer and much applause
greeted Bachman's signature, break
ing into consideration of the artr.y
appropriation bill, then before the
House. /
Candidates For Governor
State Views On Schools
t
AH Three Agree on Importance of Public !;.ducation, and
Give Answer to Questions Propounded, by Education
Group; Carried In Teachers Ma/gazine
n«<lr DUpatrk Birr**,
In'the Blr Walter Hatel.
nr J, V. B4XKKHVIM,.
Raleigh. May 14.—How do the three
candidates for the Democratic nomi
nation-. for governor stand on the
more important school problems fn
North Carolina, and especially on the
issues in which the school teachers,
the county superintendents and school
politicians are most interested?
The average voter may not know
and may not care because of their
greater interes tin other matters, ak
though all three of the candidates —
R. T. Fountain. J. C. B. Ehringhaus
and A. J. Maxwell—have stated their
positions either in their platform or
speeches.
But the teachers and the officials
of the North Carolina Association evi
dently have not been satisfied with
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FIVE CENTS COPX
MOTHER OF INFANT
IS ORDERED TO BED
BY HER PHYSICIAN
Colonel Himself Exhausted,
With Only Tortured Slum
ber During The
Last 75 Day*
CURTIS JOINSHUNT
FOR THE KIDNAPERS
One of Norfolk Intermedia,
rie* Off With Detectives on
Mysterious Trip as Fresh
Forces Are Thrown Into
the Searcn for Slayers of
The Child
Hopevitn. N. J.. May 14.-(AP) A
baby's asues In a simple urn rested
today in a crematory chapei, the
solemn symbol of human hclpleßanc'<t
when madmen roamed free.
There were the ashes of the Lind
bergh baby; the body of a murdered
child reduced to a tiny pile of dust
by cremation.
In the lonesome Sourland Hills
home Mrs. Charles A. Lindbergh lay
ill. For more than two months her
fortitude has been remarkable. Last
night a physician ordered her to ired.
The baby's father was near ex
haustion. He had been long without
sleep, save the tortured slumber of a
parent who had lived 72 days on the
brink of an emotion chasm.
Yesterday had been his black Fri
day. His baby -his heir and namesake
in whose veins had run the blond of
congressmen ana of a great adven
turers- had been taken In a simple
casket to Rose Hill cemetery. Linden.
Questioning of Dr. John F. Condon
<"Jafsie">. the Bronx negotiator, and
of John Hughes Curtis, the Norfolk.
Va., intermediary, satisfied State po
lice that the negotiations of both men
’n an effort to effect the baby's re
turn. were undertaken in good faith.
Curtis, accompanied hy two detec
tives. was off today on another mys
terious journey, this time In quest of
the men with whom he • bad been
negotiating. y
Where they wen: was not rrvealed.
Federal agents were lending thelf
support to the hunt for the mur*
dcrers.
Coast Guard traft were joined tuda)(
in the search for the xronp ot meu
•with whom Curtis conducted ransom
negotiations. ■
Morris Rosner, another Interme*
diary, whose services were held prom
ising of success, because of certain
lines of communication he had Into
the underworld, was questioned at
length last night and again today.
The Treasury Department today di
rected the United States secret ser
vice and the intelligence units ot the
Internal Revenue Bureau to do what
they could in the search for the kid
napers and stayers.
Working secretly upon the bask of
tracing certain clues, the Norfjolk po
lice were joined there with, other
searchers in the hunt for the mur
derers.
The metal sci-vip of a brokefn shovel
was found in the undergrowfth today
close to the spot where the body of
the Lindbergh baby was x'dscnverod
Thursday. Police said therje in
dications it had been recetntty used.
The New York World-T'elegram to
day said there is a report 'current that
Colonel and Mrs. Charles A. Lind
bergh will sail for Europe on the Isle
de France June 4, there; to remsfn in
the chateau of a frie#id until their
second bahy is born.
thene siatemc M« of the candidates.
So the North ‘Carolina Education As
sociation a*k»»-i the candidates to an
swer specifier-ally five questions In
which they are primarily interested
and to definitely outline their views
and attitude toward the Suit's school
problems. TThe answers to these ques
tions are f-iven in full in three ar
ticles in tf.e May issue of The North
Carolina Teacher, the official organ
and moirt hpiece of the North Caro
lina Education Association. The first
seven pages of this publication, sup
posed to be devoted entirel yto school
matter:#, is devoted to political adver
tisements by the various candidates
and to the three articles written by
Khrin ghaus. Fountain and Maxwell.
The. first article, by Ehringhauf. in
> (Cor.Li.uod on Page Three..),

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