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central
CAROLINA-
.NINETEENTH 1 EAR
miean expected
TO LEAD FIGHT TO
DUMP ROAD BONDS
Would Have State Assume
Practically $100,000,000
of Obligations of
the Counties
WOULD ALSO DUMP
THE SCHOOL DEBT
That Is Rumor, and Would I
Necessitate Raising Os
Vast Millions of Dollars In'
Excess of Present Reve-|
rues. Which Are Rapidly!
Shrinking
Pull? llNimirk j
In Ihr W il«fr llnlrl
n : t.. lU'KKIM IM.
c. \'i_ IT The recent sug- |
- -.,••• hv A D Mac Lean. of |
V'i?h •£’ r. P'ai.fort county, that the
■ ■ ; * new assume all the in- ]
assumed by the counties i
-’i sctn.n of roads, bridges !
gh ; at county expense, is,
•. <i nterpte' d by some that Mac- j
*. i wi :!••• <>niy lead the fight in •
•s'*33 *ial Assembly to remove;
f*nv- pioperty tax for school
hut ’ha* he will also either
• i-.-ist in a movement to un- 1
*he county toad indebtedness
t S f si s t*
‘Hit eastern Carolina counties 1
* . 1 r >nw ■ • Raleigh in th- 1933
'•-era As emblv determined to make!
j.i« - h»r raid on the State treasury has
p:f . much of a foregone con- j
' i.-ien '■ >r -.>me time For these i
r :tfie •*<•!* successful in 1931 in re
- v.ng V; county taxes for the sup
: - <f •h- six months school term,
”'h Ma'tci- I* the leader in this
T."**nef > h . ugh a 15 cents State
• V imposed instead of
- -i\ wanted by most of the
This victory)
t*. st\ed counties of about $12,000.-'
' y*tr in school *' |
-it t'»®n generally conceded for j
""'n’h: that the 1933 General
s “fi. will remove the 15 cents
' >i f r -chord revenue. But It |
>l ‘ i *" evident that the same'
r <*•»»• .-<i ;h“ fight for £tate school .
Ti'- - *»anr» and the removal from!
“ of th» cos* of the schools J
a 1 r a j- wou'd also seek to get the j
■ |rr >" either all local school ,
" •• - - or all local road indebt- <
? n'\.
V MW ■ in. first quoted as having !
'• W <• i*e a -sumption of allschooT
■ •( - has said that he did j
'j .., move, but that he is i
» * ab|c having the State assume
J v i'and district road indebted
“'hi'h now amounts to approxi
: ~' v J:*''* n!»5,785, according to the
r -• ■•■for,! figures compiled by the
'** I *' Commission. The county
c • di 'iirt school indebtedness
-=-n irv= to only $75,714,900. which is!
• ?3i>mo.nno less than the high
ndohetedness
and his bloc be
“ 'hat it will be just as easy to j
-• t i J 99 nfto.nno worth of county)
'■debt edit ess on the State as |75,-
. " : 'h of school indebtedness.
- he significant that Beau-1
'■"i-.'v ha-- $1,782,000 worth of,
' bonds outstanding which
- would be very glad
f K ' “ fh,> •' ; tate pay instead of the
••'•hils rh«* county has no school
-Inejs outstanding.
r movement should succeed,
'• would tv loaded down with
mo'her Jluonoo.noo worth of
/ ' '“'nds to pay out of its
hnnklng revenue from its
rn’inuod on Page Six)
Germany’s
Kioting Is
Halted
tstahl ishment of
cu Courts To Try
f Wenders Does Not
Disorders
r.*> !. AuR 17 <APi Germany's
gr., r courts authorized bv the
V ; 7 n ‘" nt ,n Provide swift re‘ribu
l • ,lf ' ,p rs acred violently today.
A v ,K ' ,in « went on.
„ ,l ‘' l '*"'ittar. and two farmers
.. 7 P,nc^' 1 ’’ { bre“ years at
H• ». v ” ; -! a' a meeting of
Rational Socialists. At Brieg
was fo,c ed to adjourn be
he heat after hearirg con-
A ' about street fights
o t , / \ and republicans. Two
' as R "«tock were sentenced
, ii h-i *'* j«'l for beating a
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Central Pns* Telephoto
This is the first photo of Gover
nor Franklin D. Roosevelt, Demo
cratic presidential candidate, and
Speaker John Nance Garner, his
running mate, made together.
Says Walker Assistant
Was Not Really Sought
fiy 4 Hofstadter Inquiry
Missing Accountant Was Located Twice, But Never
Was Brought in by Investigators for Questioning,
Walker's Atty. Draws Prosecuting Witness
Executive Mansion. Albany, N. Y..
Aug. 17 (AP) A templing to countor
ft'J the olvarge in the ouster pi-oceed
ngs against Mayor James J. Walker
that the mayor made no effort to
bring the mUaing accountant, Russell
T. Sherwood, back for questioning.
John J. Curtin today brought out
that Mr. Walker's assistant was not
sought by the Hofstadter cotnmJtTee.
With Jacob Gould Sctminnhn, Jr.,
on the stand. Curtin, Walker's legal
advisor, showed limit when Sherwood
waa located at Atlantic City, and lat
er at Mexico City. Mr. Walker's aid
wa anot soheifed.
JULY WAS SECOND
HOTTEST 30 YEARS
100 Degrees and More Re
corded at Many Weather
Stations In State
RAIN WAS VERY LIGHT
Less Than 50 Percent of Normal Re
corded at 42 Stations, and Crops
Greatly Deteriorated
As The Result
Raleigh. Aug. 17 (AP)—With one
except’on the pas. mtonth was the hot
test July- in North Carolina in 30
years, the Imordtfily meteorological
report of Lee A. Denson, in charge of
of the Raleigh weather bureau, show
ed .
Dpring the period of greatest heat
from the 2*Mh so 22nd. 100 degrees or
above was recorded at 41 stations..
The highest was 108 a,'
followed next by 107 at F-tvotteville.
(Continued on Page Pi** 1
Desire For Outlet To Sea
Basis Os Bolivia’s Claim
To Paraguay Grand Chaco
By CHARLES P. STEW AST
Washington, Aug. 17.—Analysing
Bolivia's and Paraguay's conflicting
claims to what he referred to as “Oran
Chaco” ([as one might mention Alas
ka or Hawaii perhaps the profoundest
of all Washington’s writers concern
ing International affairs explained the
ONLY DAILY
NEWSPAPER
HENDERSON, N. C., WEDNESDAY ,
They are seen on the flag-draped
platform at the laying of the cor
ner stone of a new armory at
Peekskill, N. Y., where they dis
cussed the coming camoaiam.
: Schunnan formerly was an assist
ant to Samuel Seatoury, counsel to the
Hofstadter committee. He conduct
ed the investigation of Walker’* fi
nancial affairs.
•Schurtnan, acq, of the former am
bassador to Germany, tes'lfied that
Charles Kerrigan, assistant to Mayor
Walker, told him the mayor did not
expect that. Sherwood would be found
The conversation with Kerrigan wns
before a subpoena was issued last
August, and while Mr. Walker was in
Europe.
Kerrigan promised to assist tfhe
: committee in reaching Sherwood.
Says Lea Offered
Bribes For Jury
AshetMlle, Aug. 17.— (AP) —Wiley
Noland. Haywood county farmer,
waa quoted today by H. L Justice,
* State witness in his trial for at
tempted robbery, as saying Colonel
Luke Lea authorized him to make
an offer to bribe a juror In Lea’s
bank fraud trial here last Septem
ber.
Justice quoted Noland as saying
he had talked to I-ca, and that the
Tennessee publisher was willing to
pay 82,000—8500 to Noland. SSOO to
Justice, and SI,OOO to Hurst Justice.
H. L. Justice’s son and foreman of
the Jury—for a “favorable re
port.”
GES LONG TERM ON
CHARGE OF FORGERY
Jacksonville, Fla.. Aug. 17. —(AP) —
Richard Gilliam, of Cleveland, today
was sentenced to 24 years imprison
ment following conviction on two
counts of an indictment charging for
gery In connection with a $131,000
swindle of Almours Securities, Inc., an
Alfred I. du Pont concern.
other day that the Bolivians really
must establish title to the disputed
area for the sake Os an “outlet on the
Pacific byway of the Paraguay
river.”
This is (exactly like saying that
(CooUnrcd on Page Fm.£
filatUi
PUBUSHED IN THIS
LANCASTER CASE
IS GIVEN TO JURY
IN MIAMA, FLORIDA
Judge Atkinson Refuses To
Admit Exhibits, Includ.
ing Dead Man*s
Skull, to Jury
DEFENSE ATTORNEY
REFUSES TO AGREE
State’s Attorney Pleads
With Jury For Fikst Degree
Conviction for Killing
Haden Clarke, Author, In
Keith-Jdtfiler's Home ‘Few
Months A»o
Miami, Aug. 17-—( API -The case of
Captain W. M. Lancaster. British
flier, in the love triangle slaying of
Haden Clarke, was given to a court
jury of 12 men at 11:45 a. m., today,
after Judge J. N. Langston had read
vhis instructions to the jury. Argu
ments were concluded at 11:03 a m.
State's Attorney N. Vernon Haw
thorne concluded his plea for convic
tion by asking the jurors to find
him guilty of a “cold, calculated mur
ler." The defense counsel, James M.
~arson. finished his plea for acquittal
yesterday.
was tried on a first de
cree murder indictment charging him
vith slaying Clarke in a bedroom h
occupied in the Keith-Miller home
after he learned that his flying part
ner and former fianoe had become in
fatuated with Clarke and intended to
marry him.
Judge H. F. Atkinson today denied
i request by Captain W. N Lancas
:er s murder trial jury that exhibits in
Iho case, including the skull of Haden
Clarke, be taken to the jury room.
The request was made after the jury
deliberated two 2<> minutes,
and was denied when4l*fense counsel,
James M. Carson, deckned to agree to
agree tt» grant the
PORTABLEIACHINE
SHOPIS PURCHASED
l
Modern and Mobile Road
Equipment Acquired For
State Highways
Unity tXvyatrk 1) nr* flat,
'*■- *‘e Walter lintel
IIY J f. nVNHKRVII J.
Raleigh, Aug. 17. -A machine shop
on wheels, capable of making almost
any repairs to trucks or road equip
ment. has just been purchased by the
State Highway Commission and sent
to Andrews, N. C., for use in tnat sec
tion of the State, according to E. B.
Jeffress, chairman of the commission.
This particular machine shop was
built during the war as an artillery
repair shop at a cost of about $6,000.
but was purchased by the commis
sion for only $250. although it has
never been used.
The machine shop Is mounted on a
four wheel drive truck, aiso built for
war use at a cost of about $4,000 each,
but which the State bought for $350.
(Continued on Page Pive.)
UNIONMINE HEAD
KILLED BY 1 MEN
Unidentified Couple Drive
Up In Car And Shoot
Illinois Leader
Renton, 111., Aug. 17,—< AP> Joe
Colbert, president of local union No.
303 at Orient, knd chairman of the
miners’ protest meeting at Beulrt Igst
Sunday, was shot to death today by
one of three men who drove,up, tq
his home, called him to their cqr, and
then drove away after killing him
with a shotgun.
Colbert and his father were in the
garden when the thred men, whose
Identity has not been learned, drove
up in an automobile and called Col
bert to the fence and shot him in the
chest.
The authorities said Colbert had
sought the new $5 wage scale for
coal diggers and said that he .bad
been spreading "communistic ideas.'
A case charging Colbert with drunk
enness was pending in Renton city
courts.
LEATHER
FOB NORTH CAROLINA*
Tmaaj cloudy, probably show"
on la weal portion tonight and
Thursday; not naaeh change la
temperature. r
Until Depositors Sign—Sign Now
SECTION Os NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA.
AFTERNOON, AUGUST 17, 1932
* Sett Flight Mark
n
\ v I
Robert Buck, 1;,-year-old Ooy ,’y
er, who holds the junior t nns
continental flight record, is sn.iv. n
here in the cockpit of his piano in
Mexico City at the completion of
a record-breaking flight from
Newark, N. J. Buck covered the
2,250 miles in 24 hours and nine
mimites flying time, a row recerd
for junior flyers.
TWO ARE DROWNED
WITH 1 MB
OKLAHOMA FLOOD
Women Lose Lives In Swift
Stream Following Near
Cloudburst In Enid
Vicinity
NEARLY lUNCHES
OF RAIN REPORTED
Two Men Try In Vain To
Save One Woman Victim
and Barely Save Own
Lives; Aged Man And
Wife Flee Flooded Home,
and Latter is Drowned
Enid, Okla., Aug. 17.—(AP) — Two
women were drowned and half a dozen
persons were reported missing today
in flood waters at Cherokee and in
,he vicinity of Enid.
Maggie McFarland. 47, of Marshall,
was swept to her death a quarter of
a mile east of Enid following a 10.76
inches of raJn. Two men who tried in
vain to rescue her clung to tree tops
for hours before they were saved. An
elderly couple living in a low section
of Enid was unaccounted for.
At Cherokee, where all but three
square blocks were inundated over
night by three and a half feet of,
water. Mrs. Sam Cellan. an elderly:
woman, was drowned in a swift cur-!
rent as she and her husband fltd!
from their Lome in tneir night i
clothes. Her body was found.
Woman Is Shot by
Sheriff Officers
* Blocking Miners
Taylorville, 111., Aug. 17.—(AP)— i
A woman occupant of an automobile
was shot and wounded today by
sheriff’s deputies guarding Christian
county highways against a threatened
Invasion of striking coal miners from!
downstate and Springfield. The shots !
barely missed her husband and daugh-,
ter. The woman, Mrs. Clyde E. Most.;
wife of an Edinburgh miner, was
crazed by the shot on the forehead
and arm.
Reconstruction Loans To
Be Made Public Shortly
Washington. Aug. 17.—(AP) —Con-
trary to the expectation of President
Hoover, the clerk of the Hnue intend*
to make public the re-sale of loans
made by the Reconstruction Finance
Corporation sines July 21.
The corporation’s first report on the
loan* Is due to be submitted to Con
gress this week. South Trimble, Hbuse
clerk, has written an eight page brief
giving his reasons for interpreting the
relief lew end making publicity matv
datory.
Trimble feels as Speaker Garner
and Representative Rainey, Demo
crat leader, that be has no choice. He
Dispatch
Jobless Leader
1
-PHONE r
grant, ;
4JW
Attired in blue shirt and cap,
! lymbolic of his “Bh'cshirt Army,”
'i the Rev. James R. Cox, Pitts
burgh, Pa., Catholic priest, leads
his unemployed legions »to St.
Louis for a political convention
- oi , jwiliiss. Fatter \
Cox rides in a truck.
plfCEonoßiT!
I EXPECTED TO RISE i
AS SEASON MOVES;
Heavily Decreased Produc
duction Relied on To Lift
Averages as Sales
Are Continued
PROSPERITY HANGS
ON TOBACCO PRICES
i
Many Elements Enter Into
Situation, However, Andj
Companies Are Reported | *
To Be Well Stocked With
Weed; Comparative Fig
ures Are Given
.
n»ltf I>t-patrh n*r.n, j
lA the dir XV— Iter Hotel.
HV A. C. HAtKKIt\ 11. L.. I
i Raleigh. Aug. 17.—There is every!
I reason why tobacco prices should im- ,
; prove as the season advances, espe- i
j cially since the prices paid yeslerday.'
i the opening day of sales on the South!
; Carolina market, were considerably
higher than last year, according to
1 opinion here. It is pointed out that j I
the prices paid at the first of the i
! season are rarely as high as those (
! paid later on, since most of the to- -
, bacco offered at first sales are'
, of the poorer grades. | .
I While sales yesterday did not reach j
•Continued on Page Four.)
disagrees that further congressional
action is necessary.
The puo'tcity .division threw the re
lief hill into a snarl that threatened
to prevent adjournment. At the in
sistence of Garner and Rainey, the
maasUtrfe included in sections that
monthly reports of loans should be
transmitted to the clerk of the House
and the secretary of the Senate.
Unless the House cleric changes his
mind or something else prevents, the
public.sobtv wfll. have a peek at the
loans of the government to banks,
rallroadrt, insurance companies and J
other ■ interests since July 2L
PUBLISHED BVSJtT AfTBBMOOM
EXCEPT SUNDAY.
Prices Hold Firm
On Tobacco Marts
In South Carolina
6 PAGES
TODAY
FIVE CENTS COW
Primings Constitute Major
Part of Offerings, SelL
ing 50 Percent High,
er Than 1931
BETTER GRADES ARE
LITTLE DIFFERENT
Most Growers Reported Sat.
isfied With Prices, But
Some Turning of Tags Re.
Ported at Darlington; Lum.
berton Average Placed
Around Nine To Ten Cent,
(By the Associated Press i
Prices held up on the South Carolira
tobacco auction markets under coi
tinued heavy offerings today.
There was no change from ye»ter
day's opening day prices in the early
sales this morning.
Primings continued to constitute
the majoi part of the offerings on
most markets, and were selling fro i
50 to 75 percent higher than a year
ago. Better grade.-; were little chang
ed from the 1931 prices.
Most glowers seemed satisfied with
the prices, but there was some turn
ing of tags at Darlington. S. C.. where
early sales were at an average if
around 8 1-2 cents a pound.
Kingatree warehouses re port ad 180.-
<XK) pounds offered, with the average
pvlce there about the same as at Dar
lington. Approximately 50,000 pounda
were sold at Dillon at an estimated
average of 10 1-4 cents a pound.
At Lumberlon. N. C.. there wera
approximately 275,000 pounds on the
floors, with sales prices averaging 8
and 10 cents.
The Gniied Stated Department of
Agriculture, which had observers at
the Darlington and Pamlico markets
said:
"in comparison with 1931 average*,
the better grades of lugs averaged
somewhat lower. Medium quality lug*.
X-3, averaged six percent higher, and
fair quality lugs, X-4, averaged 31
peicent higher. Common quality lugs,
X-5, averaged 76 percent higher.’’
Five Hee Flames v
On Boat, Which Is.
Burned and Sunk
Cape May, N. J., Aug. J7.—(AP)
Forced to leave their blazing fish- .
Ing schooner early today, four men
and a woman were toaaed about
for airnoat two huore In a ««mH
boat ten mUea at aea before they
were rescued. j
Taken aboard another ftablng
boat, they stood by for another hour
hour and saw thHr vessel burn
to the water’s edge and sink, carry
ing with It a cargo of about 88,
000 fish. i j
Telephone Keeps *il
Dividend Intact
By Usual Paying
New York, Aug. 17.—CAP)—The
American Telephone and Tele
graph Company dividend record
was kept inviolate today when di
rectors declared the regular quar
terly payment of C. 25 a share. N
Girl Dead,
Man Injured
In Collision
Bertha Hinson, 25,
Roanoke Rapids,
Killed, C. C. Barnes,
Warrenton, Hurt
Rocky Mount. Aug. 17.—( AP)
Bertha Hinson. 25, of Roanoke Rapids,
was instantly killed, and C. C. Barnes
45. of Warrenton. wnt probably fatal
ly injured early today when an au
tomobile driven by Bernes crashed in
to d concrete bridge abundment north
of here.
Barnes suffered compound fractures
of both side 4, legs and arms, and in
ternal injuries, and his condition wax
described as critical. His wife was
enroute here today. He is a district
circulation representative of the Nor
folk Ledger Dispatch, and had been
married a year. _

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