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1 GATEWAY to (KN'TRAL CAROLINA- YEAR Seven Men Are Injured In High Point’s Strike As Auto Crashes Group I O R e Reported A* Seriously Enough Hurt To Be Tak. f n To Hospital For Treatment cjLK mills PLANT CLOSES FOR TIME Work Ordered Suspended j-or Indefinite Period, and Notices Posted To That Effect; Strikers Call Meet, ing To Chart Their Course cf Action i' • 1 i AP> Seven ii 1 on** seriously, when , '* 'he Sf.-hii Silk Mills . . . :n into h group of - ■. vh ifempring to get to the T < '. v •< \ -• wns arrested ore a i driving The se-I . . .vie nnn was taken to a I - ; •> f • •reatment. the others '■ injured. Meanwhile . . ' h* null whete 400 work* .. •’ *"i ke on protest of a , ► ■ ;> -st'd a notice on tpe * ••■'■■ ••• n.<ard that the plaht - <• .'*•<! down today for an Manufacturers Max Make Loans From the R. F. C.i •• •-‘i-r >" Sept I. (API— The Tr 'n Corporation is study ?•» 7 - ihiiity of lending money , .*.•!- t buy raw materials and • r.i- /r-'urures n a larger scale v --nt. v - v-'*irthy. a director of the : --v - nd today if such action - •. • .•*- i» would be under the ■ •* law r-lating to orderlyj -*■ * taw material. ln n eeriee of confer- | 'a rm board is working to- j *’ t ; ;on on what will be done | - -- 0,-tn.noo the Reconstruc- j allotted to withhold j • *»• cotton and cotton held ; ■i*'rives from the market un ■ :-3? -e FIVE SPEECHES BY REYNOLDS ARRANGED D-T" ■«.«••*ir Senatorial Candidate Ta Appear In Thin State And Also In Georgia -t-ron Sept 1.-(AP)- Five r.g engagements for Robert R - << Democratic senatorial nom _'■* I■* *''“p announced by John ; ir.: U ■" of Wilmington, “ecretary ’t* *-* i‘e Democratic Executive r and Reynolds, primary manager. :r ii 1 Pevnolds has accepted the ■ i I'itaMon.v. ' ■ " a«• Atlanta. Ga . before '•'* ’ • • riemocratic league of Geor -7 5. at Sanford, before i 4 i-ig of the Loyal Order of 4 Septnjmber 8. a 4 the Wil 'vm in Pender countv; Sep - Asheville before the Na '* -I-• ‘••'.non of the Red Men of y ‘ * rvl September 17 at the r ralv and barbecue at OMAHA MAN HEADS CREDIT DIVISION ;v,n Sep* I—(AP> Ford f o:,nha. Neb., today was * i head of th“ agricultural - -'ion of the Rec -ns'i uc nro c - rporatlon. Open Bids On 15 Road Contracts Estimates Call For "ork Aggregating] •'hour $790,000 On H^hways <e P* I—(AP)—More than ''T- and interested persone t i- ds on 16 North Carolina . t'-ojectH read in the hall of • "f Representatives here. v - et e for roads in Beau "'■•mpton. Robeson. Craven. k 'nke. Mecklenburg- Cat , ‘' »- Alleghany. StokCs. Ruth -1 ■■ k-iiii and Swain counties. y ■!•••* had been announced •" nirin r. < ‘^ <y, " > Another letting will be 1 s “ptf-mber 15. HtntJirramt : Hill "'Oust Hindenburg!” ©: ifew m m I | • Y' Celebrating the occasion with noth >ng less than a demand for the im peachment .of President Paul von Hindenburg and the Cabinet of I Chancellor Franz von Papen on chargenof having violated the consti tution. Frau Clara Zetkin (above) German Communist leader, opened . session of the new Reich •tag. The 75-year-old woman, called the grandmother of the German re\oJution. presided in her capac ity of senior member. HUGE LOANSMADE WADS PRESAGE! OWNERSHIP BY U.S. Senator Fletcher Predict* Government Taking Them Over When Payments Come Due TREND IS STRAIGHT TOWARD SOCIALISM Solon Thinks R. F. . C. Has Gone Further Than Was Intended For It In Placing Credits In Some Quarters; Has Guaranteed Loans By CHARLES P. STEWART Washington. Sept. I.—How rfiuch value will any sort of railroad bonds have 68 years hence? The financial straits of the roads are a matter of common talk at pre sent. Not are the companies pinched by the depression. Transportation methods, at least in considerable part. | are changing. The auto bus and the auto truck are cutting heavily intoj both their passenger and freight busi- j ness. They even feel the effect of air competition. Waterways threaten them. The rail lines, owners and holders of their securities are trying to offset their rivals' advantages by taxation handicaps and troublesome, expensive regulation, and maybe they will have a measure of success for awhile. But can they stave off progress for two generations 0 If not. will there still be any railroads in the year 2000? And if the railroads are extinct them, how can their bonds of today he worth anything. Nevertheless, the Baltimore and Ohio, seeking the Interstate Com merce Commission's permission re cently to borrow an additional $31,- 625.000 from the Reconstruction Fi nance corporation (the B and O. al ready has had $32,500,000 from the R. F. C.) listed, among other securi ties for the luoan. “$31.6625,000. prin cipal amount of its refunding and < Continued on Pa*e Fonr) Beauty Unknown On Earth Seen In Eclipse By Flier Boston, Mass- Sept. I.—<AP> — Three miles above the ground In a plane during the total eclipse yesterday rainbows were seen such as man possibly never before ob served. There were two, as described by the filer, a member of tae Boston Herakl staff. His plane was above a cloud field about SO miles broad and lying in three layers. Tar off to tow north,” the ob ONLY DAILY FARM PRESIDENT WANTS STATE TD TAKE OVER DEBT Watson Proposes To Con vention In Raleigh That School and County Debts Be Lifted FIGHT LOOKED FOR NEXT LEGISLATURE But Whole Amount Is About 175 Millions, And Consti tution Will Not Permit As sumption of That Much Additional State Obliga tion lUlelgh, Sept. 1 (AD—The State Farmers’ Conventlm voted unanimously today to request the establishment in Raleigh of the South Atlantic branch of the Ag ricultural Credit (Corporation. The annual convention, now In Its third day at N. C. State Col lege, heard D W Bagley, a Moy ock farmer, ex planted the opera tion of the Currituck Mutual Ex change, while C. A Barden, of New* Bern. (Uacunsed the work of the Craven exchange. l)l«pnt>-h narena. la the Sir Walter Hotel. I*Y J f HASKEHYIM, Raleigh. Sept. I.—Agal nthe demand has been made that the State take over all the indebtedness of the coun ties for schools and roads, which would amount to approximately $176.- 000,000. This time the demand comes from President W. Warren Watson, of Hyde county, president of the State Farmers’ and Farm Women's Conven tion, in session here this week at State College. This demand is regarded as sig nificent. For many here see in this de mand & well laid plan on the part of certain counties—most of them east ern—to unload the larger part of their indebtedness upon the State. This suggestion for the State to take over all the existing road and school indebtedness in the couwiiew as well as well as remove the 15 cents property tax for school purposes, is also con sidered a tribute to the leadership of A D. Maclean, of Beaufort county, an dan indication that the eastern counties will accept hlmas their leader again in the 1933 General Assembly. Mac Lean was the first to suggest and advocate State assumption of county road Indebtedness several weeks ago. though he did not advocate assump tion of the county school debt. Within the last few days he has said he does not favor assumption by the State of all the road debt in he counties. But he does not say explicitly how much he favors putting over on the State. President Watson of the farmers convention would go even farther than (Continued on Page Pour.) AIR OFTENSENESS IN FARMER STRIKE War for Highest Price* Halt* Nine Days; After Men In Shooting Des Moines, la.. Sept, t.—(AP) The farmers' war for higher pr:*lnce prices was officially suspended for a nine-day period today, but. an air of tenseness still hung over th'3 affected area, as the news of the action pre meated over the mid-west. Some of the farmers remained on the highway in an attempt to keep produce from go ing to market, and were inclined to accept the means and others kept at their posts to run blockade. 200 MEN GATHERING TO GET THOSE IN SHOOTING Cherokee. lowa, Sept. I.—(AP) A farmer holiday report was that 200 men were gathering at Walnut Grove with the avowed intention of coming here for five persons they said were responsible for shooting 14 pickets. Sheriff Tilton today stationed 75 arm ed deputies in the court house to guard against trouble. server writes, “well above the top most layer of clouds, there appear ed an eerie spectron, like a rain bow only in its wealh of colors, but unlike a rainbow in the range of depth of colors. “In this spectron were Green, yellow, violet and blue so deep and harmonious as to defy com parison with any spectacle we know on earth.” The second rainbow appeared as If lying on the surface of a cloud layer beneath toe moon's shadow. NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED HENDERSON, N. C., THURSDAY, AFTERNOON, SEPTEMBER 1,1932 Biatlu Dispatch IN THIS SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA. WHEN AAIZLIP MADE AIR HISTORY, Ten hours and 19 minutes after leaving Los Angeles, Jimmie Haiz lip of St Louis brought his plane to an easy landing at Floyd Ben nett airport. New York City, let ting a oew transcontinental speed Poor' Utility Earnings Challenged At Hearing E. B. Marshall, President of Southern Public Utilities, Claims His Company Getting Return Under Five Percent; Greensboro Attorney Disputes It Raleigh. Sept. I.—(AP) Statistical reporta purporting to show that the Southern Public Utilities Company, largest distributor of electric power in North Carolina, is “far from getting & proper return" on its investment, were challenged before the State Cor poration Commission today by Her bert S. Falk. Greensboro attorney. E. B. Marshall, president of the Southern Public Utilities Company, aj wholly-owned subsidiary of the Duke Power Company, presented a brief for his company containing exhibits show ing the earnings, receipts and fiscal condition of the company for recent y Tropical Storm Changes Course Mobile, Ala., Sept. (AP)—The weather man here said today that the tropical disturbance which blew In from the Bahamas from the southwest between 1 and 2 a. m. was moving in a northeasterly dir ection. The wind velocity was 62 miles perhour Ln Mobile proper be tween II p. m. and midnight, the burea*’ announced, leaving only slight damage. No loss of life wu reported, and the greatest damage was can ' ’ v - - falling limbs from trees, and a fe,y windows were broke. COiIiTTEEWIL SKETCH HANDBOOK Group Meets Saturday To Outline Document For Use In Campaign Daily Dispatch nnrenn. In the Sir Walter Hotel. BY J . C. BASKKR VI 1.1,. Raleigh. Sept. I.—The committee ap pointed by Chairman J. Wallace Win borne of the State Democratic Execu tive Committee to prepare the State Democratic Handbook, for the use of candidates and campaign workers, will meet here Saturday September 3, to start work on the book, it was learn ed today. The Committee is composed of A. J. Maxwell, chairman; Congressman IJndsay C. Warren; Congressman Frank Hancock; A. H. Graham, Demo cratic nominee for Lieutenant Gover nor; Charles M. Johnson. Director of Local Government; Major L. P. Mc- Lendon. campaign manager for J. C. B. Ehringhaus, Democratic nominee for governor, and R. O. Self, of the Corporation Commission, In the past, and exhaustive hand book has always been prepared, giv ing the rules of procedure, the party platform, key-note speeches and gen eral historl&i sketches of the various State departments and what they have (CJontinuod on Page Plea.) WEATHER FOB NORTH CAROLINA. Moatiy cloudy tonlgfet and Fri day; probable toowera in extreme southwest portions tonight; slight ly cooler Friday. FOR HENDERSON. For S44MOT period ending nt noon today: Highest temperature, 104.5 degrees; lowest, 74; south-: west wind; ae rate; (dear; twuplft store at bom today, UR* degrees. mark and winning the Bendix derby, from Los Angeles to Cleve land. during his flight, Haizlip, who maintained an average speed of 245 miles an hour, is shown waving to greetera on landing. yea re. The ompany contended that the net returns of it and its subsidiaries was 5,167 percent on its book value for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1931 and 4.281 percent for the year ending June 30, 1932. Falk, basing his statement on an article published In “The American City.” and on information he said the commission could investigate If It de sired, challenged the statement of the utility, and asserted “physical facts and common sense, from the point of view of the layman, contradict these exhibits. 69 PERCENT PAID ON 15 CENTS LEVY Countie* Have Made Partial Settlement To State On Property Tax VANCE AMONG HIGHEST Has Paid 87 Percent of *31,096 Levy, Or *27,031.52, Leaving *4,0*4.48 Unpaid; Cabarrus Leads With 94 Dully Dlspati-h Barren, In Ike Sir Wnltrr Hulrl. BY J. C. BASK Kit Yl 1,1,. Raleigh, Sept. I.—A total of $3,083.- 797 has been collected by the State from the 15 cents state tax on pro perty, or 69 per cent of the total of $4,461,691 expected from this levy, ac cording to figures released today by State Treasurer John P. Stedman. This leaves $1,377,893 still uncollected. 'However, If cotton and tobacco prices continue to increase or even stay where they now are, I believe that we will eventually oollect from 80 to 85 per cent of thp amount still un collected and that the collection from this tax will run well over $4,000 000,'” Stedman said. “Most of the counties have cooperat ed with the Treasurer’s office in every (Continued -x Page Five.) Walker At The Burial Os Brother Mayor’s Friends Are Worried by His Ap-! pearance; Hearing Resumes Friday Neyr, York, Sept. 1. —(AP)— The mayor of New York, James J. Walker, wept beside the grave of his brother, George, today, while his friends er pressed deep concern because pt his appearance. The chief executive, who must again take up the defense of his adminis tration before the governor tomorrow, was extremely pale and throughout the rites of hie brother’s funeral, he appeared to be exerting great effort to save himself from collapse. • Many notable attended. They includ ed James 4* Bhfcy, chairman of the Democratic- National Committee, and Mrs. Farley. PUBLISHED EVERT AFTER* OOE EXCEPT BUNDAT. New Temperature ’ Records For State A re Pro ba bly Made Germany Sending Note On Treaty J (By the Associated Preae.) Germany has sent a communica tion to the French government on the revision of the treaty of Ver sa!'lee to permit Germany equality with, other nations in the strength oi he, - army and navy. German officials explained that the communication was not a for mal note hut that the foreign minis ter provided the German ambas sador with a “loose aid memoir." The disclosure that the issue had been discussed created great in terest in Paris. TEXTILE INDUSTRY IN MASSACHUSETTS PICKSUPRAPIDLY Some of Plant* At La wren, ceville Operating Day And Night To Fill Or. der* Received PRODUCTION EQUAL TO THAT LAST YEAR Some Factories Report A* Good Volume Now A* Then; Large Quantities of Supplies Being Brought in for Use in Manufacturing Process Lawrence, Mass.. Sept. I.—(AP) Encouraging reports today came from various branches of the textile indus try' in Lawrence. Four of the leading mills repotted improvement with substantial in creases in the number of workers. Tut Wool mill of the American Wooling company reported several de partments working night and day, with employment of over 6.000. The worsted division of the Pacific mills was manufacturing as much ma terial as during the same period « year ago. and was much busier than the earlier part of this year. Some of its departments are operating night and day. Some of the plants are now putting In a supply of wool and tre mendous quantities of the domestic types are being received. DEMOCRATIC RALLY IN SEVENTH SEPT. 7 Wilmington. Sept. 1.-JAP) The executive committee of the Demo crats of the seventh congressional district will meet September 7 at White Lake to officially open the fall campaign in this section. The gathering. Hill said, will be a forerunner of similar meets to be held throughout the State in the eleven congressional districts. « NEW JUDGE BEGINS COURTS IN STANLY R&leigh, Sept. 1. — (AP)—Special ! Judge Frank S. Hill, of Murphy, whose I commission was forwarded him today | after his appointment by Governor O. i Max GardiSr late yesterday, will bold his first court in Stanly county. Judge Hill was ordered today to ‘ start a two weeks term of special j civil court at Albemarle September 5. j M’ADOO VS. TUBBS i FOR CALIFORNIA! I % _ Former Treasury Head Nom inated For Senate; Short, ridge Defeated San Francisco, Sept. 1. —(AP) - V.'. G. McAdoo, member of the Wilson cabinet, and young TaHanl Tubbs. . Saji Francisco n>|»e manuf'v’turer will be opponents in the November ele'*- tion for the California Senate seat held by Samuel M. £hor*ridge Re publican. W«th only 3)6 precincts unrecorded from Tuesday’s primary' indicated de finitely the nomination of Tubbs. Re publican, and McAdoo, Democrat and the defeat of Shortridge, for 12 years junior senator. 8 1 PAGES , TODAY FIVE CENTS COP* At Many Points High Level* In Forenoon Indicated Peaks During The Afternoon GREENSBORO FEELS MERCURY UP TO 102 Only Slightly Below Yetter. days All-Time Record; Few Cloud* and Breeze* Temper The Heat In South Carolina; Columbia Is the Coolest (By the Associated Press.) Temperature rocketed in North Carolina again today, hut South Carolina was visited by a few clouds and breezes which held the mercury' below recent levels. As the thermometer began its mid morning dim, it gave evidences cf possible new records to be established later in the day. Before noon, the temperature in Greensboro had risen to 102, hu* thre» degrees below the all-time record set there yesterday afternoon. Weathe forecasters held out no hope of r-lie*. In Raleigh at the same time thv high mark was 99. and the humidity was Intense. A half hour later, Wilmington, nea the sea. had a temperature of 90. and it was 91 in Charlotte. Elizabeth City had 95.. Columbia. S. C., was the coolest Carolina spot reporting, the mercury there in the forenoon having remain ed a few points below the 87 mark. HOTEL MEN MEET ON SEPTEMBER 9 Greensboro. Sept. I.—(AP) The quarerly meeting of group 4, of the Southern Hotel Association, will be held here September 9 with some 50 to 75 hotel men from central North Carolina expected to attend. Robert Reynolds. Democratic senatorial lominee, has been invited to address the* meeting. Ferguson Calls Gov. Sterling’s Hand In 1 exas Austin, Texas, Sept. I.—(API James E. Ferguson, husband of Mrs. Miriam A. Ferguson, said today he would meet Governor Sterling 4 chal lenge to determine the regularity of the vote in last Saturday's Demo cratic primary - . "Everybody knows that the Fer guson campaign was the cumpnign of the poor people of this State, who hid neither money nor official pnfongae with which to corrupt and influence the voters," Ferguson said. “If Sterling will just have his high way commission furnish the affidavits showing how many thousand ex’ra employees were put on the pavro!! in the last six weeks before the el«c*ion, and the amount of money paid them the public won't hear any more talk about contesting the election. | Roosevelt Ready For Big Drive '*»*•« *j Starts Speaking Campaign to Pacific 12 Days Hence, Up In High Gear Albany. N. Y.. Sept. I.—(AP)—With the presidential election still more than two months away. Governor I Franklin D. Roosevelt is ready to step his presidential campaign into high [ gear. When the governor boards a train 'l2 days from now for his western : speaking tour, his picture as the ] Democratic nominee, his close sup | porters feel, already will be indelibly painted in the minds of voters. Since July 2. when he dramatically flew to Chicago to deliver his accep tance speech, events have kept Mr. Roosevelt constantly in the public eye. Among guests who have called on him have been Governor Albert C. Ritchie,'<of Maryland; Melvin Trayer. of Chicago, dark*horse at the Chicago convention; Owen D. Young. Vincent Astor and four men who were strong supporters of Alfred E. Smith at Chi cago. Governor Joseph B. Elv. of Massachusetts; Mayor Frank Hege. of Jersey City: Senaton David I. Walsh, of Massachusetts, and Herbert Bay ard Swope, former New York editor* !