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’central CAROLINA. YEAR GOVERNMENT rests TUL OF WATAUGA atCTION CHARGES £ight Men Under Accusa. t,on in Federal Court Now In Session At North Wilkesboro HAYES RULES OUT 1928 ALLEGATIONS pefense Moves For Non. Suit But Is Overruled; De. fcndant Is First Witness «t Hearing; Tells of Trouble That Arose at the Polling Place \ ’V ke-boro. Aug 25—tAP>— i *h-mi merit re-sted today 'ln its j . <,• > ■ virf eight men of vtolat- 1 . f* t»i'';i»n laws in Laurel Creek » -h.C 'f Watauga county in ‘ the* ].» ■ 1; K. .r >f 'he morning was consumed' -■ arguments of counsel over the ...-cu'w.' attempt to yet into the , t? .n't.- of the defendante in the > as having bearing: on •■rn: in IM<V Judge Johnson ; Havt* in Federal district court, • < \ 'he evidence was not i‘t, -ib «* , i-'en-e then moved for a non r a directed verdict, but was . e-1 ard Eddie Hagaman. re . -rjr it 'he precinct involved, was • i •> 'he -itand as the first wit-] i ■--- H»- - one of the defendants. H- to- .'i d trouble arose at the T firs pucr when Alvin Cannon, Re- ! r.b.van judge. was refused in his ( : xand ’.ha' a third judge be ap-, n’ed on the grounds that Haga- j sw hit r - authority to make such an ! J ————— l I State Cotton I I » Crop Value Is Up 58,807,500 fksrktte. Aug. 25. —(AP)— last June North Carolina’s IB? r«tt«n crop has increased In *•*»* roughly about SIM.4MW a day. TV farmer who expects to make j '"'l' alxiut ten bales has a crop <175 more now than last i •Inn* The rise of 3 1-2 cents a pound ! in coPon since June means an in -msed ,*; U e of gpjg * bale to | the farmer, and, since North Oaro *inr s cotton crop U estimated at i jfll.tvo hales, the total value of | the crop has increased SAStTJiOO slncr the low mark of Jane. j MRS. McCORMICK IN AN AMAZING RALLY: I 'hiesgo, Aug. 25.—(AP)—Art r?h’’r amazing rally brought Mrs. ! IdUh Rockefeller McCormick bn-k from the brink df death to* t <!«-. Ih« family had been called to »h* 10-Kid*. expecting an end of ' 1,,n K illness that Is certain to be f»tsl Miniu'nnts had been admlnLv '-rei. however, and Mrs. McCor- s heart and pulse became ! Mron^^r. 20 Injured In Rioting In Germany Hitler s Followers In Determined Protest gainst Death Sentences p’ " Germany. Aug. 28.—(AP) — *hich followed Tuesday’s “Mce against five Facists V-crs continued through last ’ i*t dawn today 20 persons jured in varying degree. f -h'ing continued spas mod I - , . -wing attempts by a group T ' ’ ' rationalists to stage a de ',n wh en the rumor came /• ’ • f oulemned followers would r Tiom the local jail to the t , i ~v During the struggle with ‘■veral Jewish stores were V " 1 ’done*. r • ’ whti*. Premier Luckascheck of si> M „ i -siue< j two decrees io ,. - cope with the situation. I’-ole transportation of poll ■it ' in huge buses, and a»- f. ■ "'f'ihited political harrying In • • ' The penalty was a fine of about 536 in American Hwtiterjamt •^T^asscjsassa* Family*’ Took Off on Ocean Hop \ j /WL \ | ijjjiv t3| jkb h mmSßm Y vMI (As HgM ran w i « ' V BH ' v| -fIUU 1 i ML.. W&m I 1. ffllB*”-' 1 ■- v *?T2jr j IBw ’ * Jj "iliirl'' srt mi -11 t w ieja| ”,*" ** T mmoua Hutchinson “Flying Family”, ?**”* . mT ! d ’^ 8 l ? r f* cr * w - Pictured a few minutes be-1 vT f L 'T too . k ° ff fr l om rioyd Bennett Airport. New York on the first lap of the 4.200-mile flight to Lon on. Left to nght are: Normaa Alley, movie and«still ' Mayor’s Witness Claims Bus Offer Best Received Seabury Claimed Equitable Coach Company Unfit To Receive Franchise For Bug Operation, and Got It Through Friendship of Mayor Walker Albany, N. Y„ Aug. 2fi.-(API—John H. Delaney of the New York City Board of Transportation, testifying for Mayor Walker in the ouster hear ing, said today the Equitable Couch Company bid for a bus franchise was the best the board received. Samuel Seabury. .counsel to the Hofstadter legislative committee, ad vised Governor Roosevelt when he submitted his 14 conclusions that the “Equitable was not fit nor qualified GUILFORD NEGRO TO DIE TOMORROW He and Companion Accuse Each Other of Slaying Sedalia Merchant Raleigh. Aug. 25. (AP) —Nord Don nell. Negro convicted in Guilford county of the murder of A. B. An drews, Sedalia merchant, will be elec trocuted at State Prison here tomor- 1 row, unless there is a last-minuW grant of executive clemency. Donnel and Leßoy Lee were jointly convicted of the crime. Lee has been granted a 30-day reprieve for further investigation of his case. This post pones his death day, which had been set for tomorrow. Donnell denied in nis ceil on Death Row this morning that he killed An drews. "Lee killed Mi Andrews," the Ne gro asserted a few minutes after he had been baptized. In an adjoining cell, Lee asserted: "Donnell killed Mr. Andrews. I don't know why he wants to take me down with him. The gun that killed Mr. Andrews had Donnell’s name on It.” Tyre Taylor, executive counsel, said today, he "could see no reason for recommending to the governor that he interfere in Donnell's case. Party Leaders on Advisory Body of Young Democrats I>aily Dlapateh Barran, la the Sir Walter Hotel. 11V J. C. BAWKRVILL Raleigh. Aug. 25.—The following have been appointed members of the National Advisory Committee of the Young Democratic Clubs of America: Newton D. Baker. Harry T\ Byrd. James M. Cox. John W. Da*-K O. Max Gardner. John N. Garner. Albert C. Ritchie. Nellie Taylor Ross. In making the announcement pub lic. Tyre Taylor, president of the Yoltng Democratic Clubs of America, made the following statement: “In consenting to serve as its Na tional Advisory Committee, these dis tinguished leaders have rendered a very great service to the Young Demo cratio Clubs of America. ‘Their willingness to assist actively in the furtherance of this youth movement within the Demoeratlc party is added confirmation not only of Ms vast potentiality for good, but la another and heartening manlfas tation of the ever warm and cordial attitude of the Democratic party to wards young people," ONLY DAILY NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED to receive frsmehise.” He held It re ceived the right to operate buses be cause Mayor Walker used his in fluence for the company, with which ; friend, itate Senator John A. Hastings, was concerned. ; The Board of Transportation report ed favorably on the company, and the I City Board of Estimates and Appor | tionmentx granted the franchise. The mayor is a member of the latter jag,--'*- BUSINESS BETTER, MAXWELL THINKS Better Feeling And More In dustrial Activity, Com. missioner Says Dully Dlaputrh Kama, la the Sir Walter Hotel. BY J. C. BASK Kit VI 1,1,. Raleigh. Aug. 25. —Business and econp.rtkic conditions generally un doubtedly seem to be Improving, A. J. Maxwell.' commissioner of .revenue, be lieves. He is convinced that there is a better psychological attitude among most people and that there has been a decided upturn in industrial ac tivity within the past several weeks. "A much better attitude is already : evident among the people generally as a result of the better prices being received for both tobacco and cot ton. although the increase in these prices does not begin to compensate for the losses already sustained," Com missioner Maxwell said. “Nor Is it likely that the increase in the tobacco (Continued on Pace Btx>. Illinois Miners Go Back. Home In Face of Repulse Coafterville,' 111. Aog. 25.—(AD —The 4,000 miners, all that Is left of the army of striker* repulsed In Franklin county last night, left Coußervilie today for their hames In tfcfi central Illinois coal field after holding a mass meeting here this morning. The ■ evacuation of the strikers marked the end of what strike leaden termed one of the largest tabor marches in the history aif the country. Air Derby From West Moving On Out Os Oklahoma Martinsville. Olka., Aug. 25.—(AP> — John . Hardesty, of Loe Angeles, led the west end of the trans-contlnetal air derby out of Bartlesvltle today, taking the air for Jefferson City 224 miles away. The 42 planes of the west wing cleared the field within as many minutes and the eastern rontingent prepared to follow. Webb Dorsey, of Augusta, Ga„ who got git hts course late yesterday and lan4.fi at Coffeville, 35 miles north of here, was the first of the eastern fliers to take off. Leaving the field at 9:iQ a. m., Dorsey was closely fol lowed by the other contestants. _ HENDERSON; N. C., THURSDAY AFTERNOON, AUGUST 25 1932 [ cameraman, George Hutchinson. Mrs. LH Lite hi neon and their two children, Kathryn, 8. SndiJane. 6- ¥ t SSB*! “• v , l ? ator ; Joseph Ruff. enjrineC. and C. J.i Altfiliech. radio operator. All were if. a Kappy-moMk •i the take-off. Inset shows the plane iath* air. " . s; •* • Bally Blayatrfa IN THIS SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA. RAILROAD WORKERS UNITE AGAINST ANY FURTHER WAGE CUT Presidents of Big Systems At Recent New York Meet, ing, Said To Have" Favored It HIT ON THAT IDEA INSTEAD OF LOANS 1 Remark In Hoover Accept, ance About Holding Up Wa f e« Liv ing Was -Adjusted 41 Also Perturbs Employees off the Carrier Systems By CHARLES P. STEWART Washington, Aug. :2a.— Railroad workers show signs of going to the mat with the theory that business can be improved by wage reductions down to the supposedly greatly lowered level of living costs in the last year or so. For one thing, living costs are not as much lower as employers contend, the railroad men's leaders say. • Bc-ldes. they argue the railroaders (Continued on Face Four) Deputies Unable To Open Road Tear Gas and Black jacks Ineffective Against lowa Farm Picketers Council Bluffs, lowa, Aug. 25. (AP)—AH highway* Into Coun cil Bluffs except one were cleared of Farmers Holiday Association picketers shortly before noon to day. At least temporary respite fol lowed nearly 24 hours of appre hension, during which Sheriff T. A. Lainson’s special force of de puties armed with tear gas bom be and guns struggled to make the highways safe for trackers. Meanwhile, Lalnson, sheriffs o? a few nearby counties, and 5S de puttee prepared to offer armed ee- ' corts to tracks. t _ Council Bluff. lows. Aug. 25. (AP) —The tear gas, blacjacks and weapons of Sheriff Lenson’s deputies failed to clear highways here as members of the National Farmers Association were picketing the highways in an effort to force higher prices for farm produce. Sheriff Lenson was against mobiliz ing his forces for another attack. Nearly a score of special officers, armed heavily, guarded the county jail and court house to prevent re currence of what was thought by the authorities would be another jail de livery. Weather fob NORTH CAROLINA * Fair tonight, partly cloudy Fri day; not much change ia tempera ture. . _ ' STATE SUPPORTED 8 MONTHS SCHOOL SEEN ASCHEAPER State Could Operate , It Without Worry of Local Tax Levies and More Economically SPECIAL DISTRICTS WOULD BE CUT OUT County and District Lines Would Also Be Abolished; School and Fiscal Experts In State Government Give Much Thought To Proposal Now Heard Drill) DiMiialch liumiu, la the !»lr IViilt.r Hotel. HI J. V UAKKKIIMM, Raleigh, Aug. 25 —If the S'.ar.e would take over (the operation of the two month.-! extended school term as well as the six months term, so that there would tfe a State-operated eight months school lerm, the taxpayers would be saved at lc\»i.i SIOOO.OOO a year in special tax a ,i i cnaxter dis tricts. according to who have been otudyiug the situation. The Stats Board of Equalization would also be relieved of the task of having to examine supplementary budge. 3 from 1,080 special tax and special charter districts for the extended term in addition to approving the 100 coun ty supplementary budgets. The Board of Equalization is in ses sion here today to complete its ap proval of the 100 county budgets and to start work on the 984 special tax district budgets and the 96 special charter district budgets, making a to tal of 1,080 special district budge's for the extended term. The special (Continued on Page Six) Rumor Roosevelt Courts Privilege Os Firing Walker By RODNEY DUTCHES NEA Service Writer Washington. Aug. 20—Opinion around here has been trading more and more toward csianlmHy In the belief that Governor Rosas velt of New York hopes to have privflegg of removing Walker of New York City Court action may temporarily block the removal, but the gover nor’s attitude during bis examina tion of the mayor left little doubt In moat political minds here that the omens were darkening fog Jimmy. Not only did Roosevelt seem incensed at some of Walk* er’s answers, but he appears t 4 have beoi the first inquisitor og critic to get under the wlse-crudb* lng, debonair burgomaster’s hard boiled shell of defense. For ttta * first time Jimmy seemed to weak en and his defense of some of the , things disclosed b ythe Seabury btr ” vestlgatlon obviously astonished the governor. It didn’t seem possible but the maze <>r national political comptV- ' cations with which the case was surrounded has actually Increased. Stocks Go Up Higher; r I Cotton Up Wheat Gains Nearly Two Cents, Impart in g Strength T d Other Marts New York. Aug. 25 <AP)—Maß lihn«M »|dn lurjtd through the • prtndp ilflundat maAete today. Wall Street was particularly chert- ■'“ et by (he sharpest advstioe in, wheat ta weeks. That staple ik(t • up mare then two cents Ln the j Chicago pH. Large scale i.uyiag order* egafctf ‘ poarrd Into ‘he New York gtoMf.. Exchange, lifting many Imps • new high levels for the summer . recovery, and some to new tope If MX. , * Advances ringed from St to n| share by early afternoon. ' f, Cotton ecntlnaed ha rising more than ft a bale to wr* ; highs fsr the sesson oh top gs 4 yesterday's uprising of about j bet tt was falling into the hiM • prooeaslon of wheat tarty lmpioee il Wall Sheet; Hr } that staple has been lagging es r late. . ■* PUBLISHED BVXRT AFTMMOOM JtXCBPT SUNDAY. Edrhart Completes Cross Country Hop, First By A Woman Bares RFC Report j ■himbbbmm| * WmM South Trimble, above, clsrk of the house of representatives, followed what he believes the intf nt of con gress in making public report of loans made by the Reconstruction Finance Corporation since con gress passed the publicity feature just before it adjourned. Presi dent Hoover opposed publicity. U. S. RELIEF FUND TO BE RESTRICTED * _ V Only Those Who Have First Helped Themselves Can Get Money MUST USE RESOURCES Os. Fred Morrison, Director for North Carolina, Has Rules Impressed On Him M*)i> Than Ever In Washington Dully Hlapnlek Rurrnn, Is the Kir Walter Hotel. HV J V. n A9K KH VH.I,. Raleigh, Aug. 21. —Only those cities counties or communities that have already made a real effort to take care of their relief problems and have exhausted all local funds, may ex pect to get any aid from the Federal funds for relief to be dispensed by the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, according to Fred W. Morrison, re lief director for North Carolina, who has just returned from a trip to Washington, where he conferred with R. F. C. officials. “One thing is more certain than ever since talking frith these in Wash (Continued on Page Six.) COTTON growers to SAVE ON HAULINCS Raleigh. Aug. 25.-- (AP) —The North Carolina Cotton Growers Cooperative Association will save an average of 42.5 cents per bale on transportation of its cotton this season under a lower schedule of freight rates, which go Into effect September 6. I. M. Porter, branch traffic manager of the Ameri can Cotton Cooperative Association, said here today. FOUR BANDITS ROB WEST DURHAM BANK Make Getaway With Unde termined Sum; Officer* Here Notified j * Durham, Aug. 26 (AP) —Four un- Jnasked bandits held up tha West Durham branch of the Fidelity Bank early this afternoon and escaped with an undetermined amount of money. LOCAL OFFICERS ASKED r TO LOOK FOR ROBBERS Local officers were notified by tele phone at 1:30 p. m. today by Dur ham police to be on the look-out sot a 1030 model blue Chevrolet sedr n. the occupadto ctf «Ucb ’ the West Durham branch of the Fidelity hank. The automobile headed west from Durham, but: Officers believe that the robbers beck-tracked and headed ln this direction. The four Ijpapn were described as being very young, between 30 and 25 years of age One wore a white sailor cap, tt wa > stated. _ 8 PAGES TODAY FIVE CENTS COPS LANDSATNEWARK AFTER MAKING THE BEST SPEED FLIGHT Completes Trans-Continen tial Distance In 19 Hours And 20 Minutes For Record LEE AND BROCHKON TAKE OFF FOR OSLO Expect To Travel 3,150 Miles In 30 Hours In “Green Mountain Boy 1 * Which Is Carrying Enough Gasoline to Stay Aloft Seven More Hours Newark, N. J., Aug. 23.- (APl—Mrs. Amelia Eat hart Putman landed at Newark airport at 10 28 EST today, completing the first crosa-country non-stop flight made by a woman Mrs. Putman dropped her Lockheed Vega airwing airplane In a perfect thiee-point landing, and was greeted by Lieutenant Alworth, airport mana ger. The crimson and gold plan* came over the airport from the west and after circling around the field laxity, came down to land. Mrs. Putman was tired but happy and was smiling in the ahip. The official time for her flight was 19 hours and 20 minutes. The non-stop flight record Is held for men by Frank Hawks at 17 hours 3S minutes and 59 seconds. Mrs. Putman, who left T Angeles at 12; 26 PST., wax -righted on her (Continued on Page Pour.) SIO,OOO FOR REPAIR OF CAPE FEAR DAM Washington .Aug .25.—(API—Allot ments of SIO,OOO for repairs to dam No. 2, Cape Fear river, North Caro lina. was made Today by the War De partment. WARREN ASKS NEW TEACHER AT WISE Raleigh, Aug. 25.—fAP)— The State Board of Equalization today heard delegations from l-ee and Warron counties plead for more teachers to he allotted and prel pared to consider county school budgets. | Representatives urged the board to Increase Its teacher allotment to the Wise school In Warren county and the Big Bpring school In Lee. Both requests were taken under consideration. Rebel Head Gets Death Sentence General Jurgo Given Extreme Penalty For Revolt Against Republic gv Madrid. Aug. 25.- <AP> —One of the moat famous Spanish soldiers of mod ern times, and commanding general of the army. General Sourjutgo was sentenced to death today for leading a rebbellion against the republic. A mixed civil and military tribunal of the supreme court reached the ver dict after 20 hours of deliberation, while the nation waited and demon strations for and against “the hero of Morocco” were restrained with difficulty by government forces. General Sanjurgo’s lifelong friend and companion at arms. Herranc- was given a sentence of 90 years in pri son. General Sanjurgo’s attorneys imme diately at rated efforts for clemency. He appealed to the president against a sentence he oalled “a disgrace against the government and the coun try." France was asked to intervene because San jurgo was given the medal of honor for heroic work in Morocco against the Riffs. There were no recommendations of clemency in any of the sentences. The government alone has the power to alter the verdict.