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/;ATE WA Y TO CENTRAL CAROLINA. YEAR ROOSEVELT ®[S DETERMINED LOCAL EFFORTS TO MEET RELIEF NEED p, Fred Morrison Address es Municipal Officers of State at Henderson ville Meeting federal AID ONLY SUPPLEMENTAL. item Nfpds Tfiis Winter To Be Substantially Greater Than Last Winter, Because Os Less Food Due To Drought and the Probability of Colder Weather - A c 20 i Al'i v i >ff:• t :rtf Norht Carolina. . h i c ’h<• r »nnvtl conwr. . - • v.. today byy Dr. 7 . M r n '.t R ilelgh. Slate d;- - - ':r'. ** i bend every post-ibl ri i-. in e'loh Irtcal community t' .«• -• *'f reed.-* this fat! and win er. *h*' fact that the Fedora’ •' if *n i he instructions of *he • n t ' r. Finance Corporation :'v aid is *o be avnilnbl* . - ;>:* »*m .Mai” help. Dr. Mor * •! ■ p funds are “to be appor • ; •• ’he \ ral states on the * •■». * t'c n«vd a Ter the local n! ’he sttate have ex - !• -minces. ** '• . ■ v atj-eed that rePen' - h Carolina will be sub . -•. 'p r th's win'er thar ’ • .•• -• Dr. Morrison said u" c < ’iral arena in the eaa! - -*”t**lv punished by con ir u*h- this summer. It 1-* • i r ’ feed and feed crops *>•..- yet:- will be $100,000.1)0 ft- \ar‘s production. We ik •• m* nih.-r that increased pro - - - • wi and feed crops last • . ’ * r w.th a mild winter, was r he. prevented desti r 1 i vint ert a large scale.” p r Morrison asserted *"• r • of the Reconstruction r-i- c - rtv r i*inn is that North r • m-is- present convincing evi i - 4 i- o -*s n-ed and convincing “’ i‘ n ‘ tt - eh community has ex -> i-| ■. «-«- n ahi!i'iy to meet its ” i ' i I* - 'he-efore. a matter of importance that each local f county and municipal. ‘' r h prtvnte agency, put forth k - fefert o meet their local *-'*■ n •" words, the most convlnc ’-■« »'«: mien*, that can be made tn •Continued on Page Eight ) Pasquotank Youth Seriously Injured When Hit By Auto I onhe'h City. Aug. iO.—fAP) N,, rm,;n Knight, son of Mr. and ' ,rs librum Knight, of Camden 1 "'nt\ vuis seriously Injured to- I,a '' struck by the automo of «>. M Midgett. of Norfolk, 4 • a-. h«* rode his bicycle along lu;hwa\ in ( urritucl| minty. Fh. leiy's »r:n wan severed at h' -h .iiider and loss of blood be ,r' h< reached » hospital made ~s '"nilillon serious | CATHOLIC PRIEST IS FOUND POISONED Is Discovered Few Hour* After Body of Girl Found In Parrish House r '*”n.. Aug. 20.-(AP) ’ ’’ ~f Rev. Joseph P. Cour . priest. whose body was ' ' Karaue a few hours after .. r ’ ’ M'»ran. a public school v discovered dead in the '**■ vv •’** attributed to car r , x ‘‘“ poisoning today by - F ’nuv- ,j Corrigan. , l declined to state, how h . '' : . *ho tt-year-old priest . . r " while seated in his ' ir d innounced an autopsy .■ . Moran’s Ikkl>- had not been ,T Ran. after studying the r . ' ' futopsy report of Medical M M Scarbrough, declined ’heone< of the case or to 'a , ifM believed the deaths r ' ! *’esiiits of the autopsy, ; . ' r ' o! be made public be 'X' wet k. Hi'nJiprsmt FULL LEASED WlK* —Stuns or THE ABBOTIATBD PICCARD SETS NEW ALTITUDE MARK 'flHt' fk? r^- r ** x * "; v By Piercing the stratosphere to a . distance of 10.2 miles in his quest for information about the cosmic rays. Professor August Piccan], Belgium scientist, has set a new record for altitude in balloon flights, ’at Zurich, Switzerland, i Dr. M. L. Kesler, Head Os Baptist Orphanage ; Is Killed By A Train Thonoasville. Aug. 20.—(AP)—With in sight of the Mills Baptist Or phanage here, at which he had been general manager for 27 years a South ern railway train at 12:30 this morn ing struck the automobile of Dr. Mar tin Luther Kesler. 72, and killed him instantly. Dr. Kesler was known to thousands of Baptist homes in North Carolina. The orphanage head was driving across the Boyle street crossing near the home. A southbound train had just passed and this fooled him. He drove on the tracks to be struck by PELLAGRA GROWING RAPIDLY IN STATE Between 25,000 and 40,000 Cases In North Carolina At Present POOR DIE’TTs CAUSE Either Ignorance of Proper Food Or Inability Do Obtain It Results In Increased Number of Patients Wait,- IHapitrh Bareaa. la the sir Welter Hotel. BY J. C. BASK KR VIM,. Raleigh. Aug. 20.—With the num ber of reported pellagra cases increas ing daily and with the recent survey indicating between 25,000 and 40,000 cases of pellagra in North Carolina at the present time, the State Board of Health is becoming more and more concerned about the situation, accord ing to Dr. J. M. Parrott. State health officer. Since pellagra cannot he cur ed by drugs and is caused almost en tirely by a defective diet. lackinK in vegetables, milk and fresh meets, it can be controlled and cured only by a diversified diet that contains these foods, Dr. Parrott points out. The first part of this year, the board of health was hoping that the State would continue oi show a de-, crease In pellagra, as it did last year. But In June 318 new cases were re posted and in July 188, while so far in August 171 new cases have been re ported, compared with a total of only 146 new cases for the • entire month August, 1881. This Is the largest num ber of cases to be reported In any August since 1880, the peak pellagra QOaatoamc o» Fir Ttam-l j _ONLY DAILY NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED FAVORS Professor Piccard indicated by radio that his observations of the cosmic ray were successful, before beginning his descent. He was accompanied by an assistant, Max Oojyna Photos show Piccard, bis balloon and metal gondola. a northbound train. The widow and 1 three sons survive. Dr. Kesler was a member of the board of trustees of the State School | for the Blind, and was a member of | the State Board of Welfare. 1 The train crew was not aware of the accident, until it was reported at * the next stop. S. H. Gardner, said he heard the crash, and that it occurred ’ after the engine and several cars had passed the crossing. ! Funeral services will be held at the Mills Home Baptist church at 3 p. •m., Sunday, with burial there. Women Set Record But Still Fly On Valley Stream, N. Y., Aug. 20. (AP)—Mesdamm Frances Marsalis and Louise g'haden, holders of a new record for endurance flying for women, entered their seventh day in the air at 1 p. m, EST„ today. Valley Stream, N. Y., Aug. 20. (AP)—Already up longer than any other women In the history of aviation, Mrs. Frances Marsalis, and Mrs. Louise Thaden flew on today with a full week in the air as their next goal. They established a new women’s endurance record at 124 hours at 5 p. m.. EST.. yesterday. At 1 p. m. tomorrow it whl be Just a week since they left the ground. PURCHASING OFFICE TESTS COMMODITIES Slate College and U. N.'C. Laboratories Assist In Analyses Dully Dispatch Bureau, la the Sir Walter Hotel. BY i. C. BASKEKVIIiI. 'Raleigh, Aug. 20.—Not content with acceptidg' things at their face value and merely taking the word of the other fellow, the State Division of Purchase and, Contracts, of which A 6. Brower is director, is not only par ticular in setting up certain specif t (Oonttaued an Page Bem) j HENDERSON, N. r •• -%£****-"’" * 3 atlit Btsnatrh IN THIS SECTION OF C., SATURDAY AFTERNOON, AUGUST 20,1932 STROSGER RECALLING OF TAP AMBASSADOR HERE CAUSEOFANXIETY Debuchi Was Regarded an Able Diplomat, And Fire-Eater In His Place Is Feared TOO CONCILIATORY TO SUIT MILITARY Warlike Cliquq, In Control In Tokyo, Thbught He Got Along Too Well Here Dur. ing Japanese Grab of Man. churia and Invasion of Shanghai By CHARLES P. STEWART Washington. Aug. 20—Not in a long time has Washington seen a member of its diplomatic colony de pa. tment for home witn the regret that it felea at Katsujt ydwwa good, because Japanese militarists think ho was too conciliatory toward Uncle Sam during the aeries of Inter national diecuosiOn#’ * Jim img/hs ago, over the mdkado’e grab of Man churia. from China, and his subse quent raid on Shanghai. If this surmise Is correct, the feel ing is general in diplomatic cirdee ’hat the ambassador may not even be a very satisfactory life insurance once back In his native country. It wall be recalled that the militar sts there killed Premier Inukal, mere ly for being unable to finance a con tinuation of the Shanghai venture. Considering the premier's fate, the maximum of luck that the most opti mistic of Ambmnssador Debuchl's friends care to predict for him la that he w'll be permitted to retire and live in ch —• •"’dl military seo'-i --■nent against him has subsided, lx it does. “ Aside from the fact that M. Debu chi was greatly liked personally in (Continued on Page Three.) Tobacco Farmers Receive $30,000 Kingstree Mart Kings tree, 8. C, Aug. 39.—(AP) —Tobacco farmers received ap proximately $30,000 on the Kings tree market this week, figures for sales indicated. Sales of 313,810 pounds of the weed for an average of about 8.95 per hundred was reported. Fanners were bringing in addi tional offerings today with Indica tions of heavier hales Monday. REYNOLDS' LAWYER OUTSIDE OF STATE Coynor*s Aunt Declines To Say Where He Will Meet Smiths Brother Asheville, Aug. 20.—(API—Strdton Coyner, attorney for R. J. Reynolds, brother of the late Smith Reynolds, has “gone outside the State” for a conference with his client. Miss Eleanor Straton. Coyner’s aunt, with whom he has been visiting, said here today. Miss Stratton declined to say srhere Coyner would meet the heir to the Reynolds tobacco millions, saying she knew they did not “want to be both ered.” She said Coyner came here .to visit her and his mother early this week, but had left. She would not say when he left. ..■ , • 'j, weather FOB NORTH CAROLINA. Probably showers on the coast tonight and Sunday; act much change In lutpiniw* . the department of Ambassador Kat- Wii'- Debuchi for ■^okyo. Ostvnsibly Am ba*Bido’ Debuchi’ simply is taking a vacafttoA Wash i n g t o n lans, however, do not expect to see him here again. Their impres sion is tlhat he is being recalled for J. A. MolHson, noted British flyer, wiho yesterday became the first avia- i tor to make a westward solo flight j over tbe Atlantic. He Is shown here Public Utility Hearings Will Begin On Tuesday North Carolina Corporation Commission Will Ask Companies to Show Ccufe e Why Their Rates On Commodities Should Not Be Reduced Raleigh, Aug. 20 (AP) -The NorJi Carolina Corporation Commission Tuesday will start a series of heal ings at which public utility companies ope rating In North Carolina will be re quired to show cause why their rates on electricity, gas and ‘telephones should not be reduced. * The Caropila Power and Light Com pany. serving cities and towns in Eastern and Western North Carolina, will be the first company to present Its cfcse. Representatives of every place serv- ROBBERY THEORY IN DEATHOF RECLUSE Negro Shot Dead Identified As Probable Slay er In Mississippi Natchez, Miss., Aug. 20— (AP) The slaying of Jane Surget Merrill, belle of the Old South, who turned recluse was evidently attributed to day to an attempt at robbery by a Negro now dead, but Sheriff C. T. Roberts said he was convinced that others were implicated. Maurice B. O’Neil, head of the ber tlllon department of the New Or leans police, informed the sheriff last night his test disclosed tha bullets that killed Miss Merrill were fired by a postoi recovered from the Negro, George Pearl, alias Lawrence Wil liams. Pearl was shot and killed three days after the murder as he resisted ques tioning by an officer at Pine Bluff. His body was sent to a morgue at Chicago and O'Neil and Roberts went to Chicago- and identified him. • f DRIVERS' LICENSE LOWERS ACCIDENTS , Dully Dispatch Rsrrai. In tha Ntr Wfilter Hotel. BT J. C. B ASKER VI LI,. Raleigh, Aug. 20.—Ignorance of the motor vehicle and highway laws of the State on the part of thousands of drivers causes just as many ac cidents as carelessness and wilful recklessness, according to Captain Charles D. Farmer of the State High way Patrol,' who believes that the only way to combat this ignorance of the law is to require a state drivers’ license. }f North Carolina required a State drivers’ licence, as most other states do, it would require all auto mobile and truck owners and drivers to study tb* highway and motor ve hicle law* and become faftiiiiar with them before they could get a license. NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA. V • First Westward S 010 Flier Arrives a&■ V I m 9 HmHl % PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON EXCEPT SUNDAY. BANKING LAWS with his bride of three weeks, whom he immediately called on trans-Atlan tic telephone after reaching the shores of New Brunswick. The flight con sumed 30 hours and 20 minutes ed by the company have 4>een invitejl to attend the hearings, which will start at 10 o’clock Tuesday, but only Raleigh has detiinitely notified the co-tin (,<f.U>n it will be represented. Asheville has indicated that some one will attend. One month ago tomorrow the com mission issued a general order lo all utilities to appoint accredited repre sentatives to confer with the commis sion "with a view to effecting such immediate reduction in rates as may be legitimately possible under present conditions." WIFE LET 16 NEW HIGHWAY PROJECTS t 104 Miles of Road Costing About $1,000,000 To Be Let Shortly Dally Dl-tpatel, Hnrrnn, In the Sir Walter Hotel. TIV J. t\ IIASK FH % 11.1, Raleigh, Aug. 20 —The 16 additional highway construction projects for which bids will be received by the Highway Commission August 31 and to be constructed with Federal funds recently made available by the enact ment of the Federal relief law, calls for the improvement or construction of 104,14 miles of highway at a cost of approximately $1,000,000, it was an nounced today by Chairman E. B. Jef fress, of the State Highway Commis sion. It is hoped to get the actual work on these projects under way by September 15. provided the approval of the bids by the government can be secured by that date. The more important of these pro jects are as follows: Robeson county, 14.37 miles of bituminous surface treatment from Red Springs to intersection with (Continued on Page Eight.) Mollison Will Continue Ocean Hop To New York St. Johns. N. B. Aag. —(AF) —Captain J. A- Mollison brought his trans-Atlantic plane oat from Penltell Ridge today, intending to go on to. Montreal tel the Canadian air earnivnl, bnt the fog was so dense that he decided to remain la St. Johns wttll the ' wrath eg cleared. ' PAGES TODAY FIVE CENTS COPS PROPOSES BAN ON ALL ISSUANCE OF UNNEEDEDSTOCKS Advocates All Possible Pro tection of Masses Who Are “Forgotten by Those in Power** HE CHARGES HOOVER MINIMIZED CRASH Federal Regulation of Hold, ing Companies Urged In Columbus, Ohio, Speech; Urges Separation of In. vestment and Commercial Banking Businesses Columbus. Ohio, Aug. 20. -<API | Governor Roosevelt, opening his road campaign for the presidency, today proposed that sellers of legitimate se curities be required to reveal bflnuse* and commissions, urged that every ef j fort be made to prevent issues of un necessary securities and favored mote stringent banking laws for the ’great mass of the avetsge American men and women who. 1 am not ashamed to ! repeat, have been forgotten by those | in power." I The candidate, in a speech, here, j said the Hoover administration "en [ -oraged a vast speculative boom, and when the reckoning came it was not honest with the people.” "I sum up the history' of the last administration in four sentencea." Governor Roosevelt said. “It encouraged speculation and ovar ! production through ita false economic policies. "It attempted to minimize the crash and misled the people as to Ita gravity. "It erroneounly charged the cause , *o other nations of the world, i "It refused to recognize and cor rect eveils at home which had brought it forth, delayed relief and forgot to reform” “Remedies," Mr. Roosevelt codified | tn a speech a* the State Democratio Convention were: | "Prevention of the issuance of menu facturers and unnecessary securities which sre brought out merely for tha purpose of enriching those who handle their sales to the public, and tha further provision with respect to legitimate securities the sellers shall tell the users to which the money is put." "Federal regulation of holding com panies which sell securities in inter* state commerce. "Governmental regulation of ex changes in the business of selling and buying securities and commodities that can be the expedient of moving (Continued on rage Sight) jj DEMOCRATS® OE ELECTION WIN Gathering At Columbus, Ohio, To Hear Pronounce ment by Roosevelt || i Columbus, Ohio, Aug. 20. (AP)- Radiating with confidence for election success, Democrats gathered here to day by the thousands to hear tha first away-from-home address by tha presidential nominee, Franklin D. Roosevelt. The address, expected to answer President Hoager’s speech of acceptance, was scheduled for 4 p. m. EST.. in the American baseball park. Cool weather was forecast and pre parations were made for a large crowd possibly 50,000. In choosing Ohio for hi* first away from-home address. Governor Roose velt invaded in what, in normal presi dential elections, has been a Repub lican stronghold. The youthful British (Her, who yesterday became the first man to cress the Atlantic from east to west isJoae, has |iislp*aul until’ tomorrow the eonttnuattoa of Ms flight to New York. His westward crossing of the Atlantic was “the toughest flight** he ever made, he said, and he waa “jolly-well all In."