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CAROLINA.
.NINETEENTH year
DEMOCRATS CANT
AFFORD TO PERMIT
STATE SALES TAX
f: l)!ic‘s Bru*h With Federal
Tax At Present Time Ig
Causing Serious
Thinking
people ARE BEING
AROUSED ON ISSUE
Ccming to Understand Gen.
rr»i Sales Tax Would Cost
Them More Than They
A-? Paying Now; But EfJ
fort Is Certain To Be At
tempted
*' ■ - ■ - 1
Ui.iiairk Hama,
la tkr Mr Walter tlatrl
M J ( D.VtKEHVILL.
17 The people of
• »do not want and will
- ‘he enactment of a sales |
v :•( *hc Democratic party in j
- •••■ ' innot afford to permit a
\ to he enacted, is the •
■ •pinion in political circles 1
■ i' agreed that the tobacco*
•- m i power companies will!
! "aith a battery of highly,
r powered lobbyists when [
• leneral Assembly meets to,
‘hiough a general sales,
■* jii'T a.- they did in 1931. It i
; irent that these large cor-I
which would really be the I
•hat would benefit from aj
x law. are again counting on
- h- -uipport of most of the!
>t the House and Senate!
eastern counties, where the,
irrußt for a sales tax is to!
• •• .A.
I n popular In Piedmont,
i tax idea has never been!
*he Piedmont and western
however, and seems to be j
iiar there than two years ago, ;
i to reports reaching here.
> reported that there ii much '
husiasm for a sales tax in|
- f the eastern counties now.
i merly in spite of the coo
-1 ■mmtring of the Rgtolgh'
o'd Observer. A. D. Mac Leafe 1
- -
•r M iauTd oo Put F&mj t
J ike Newell Says
He Will Be Winner
Against Reynolds
-:gh. Sept. 17 —(AP>—Jake F. l!
Republican candidate for the j*
* r 'rom North Carolina, said here i
• • he found “no trouble In recon - j
. hi; stand on the prohibition!
' • n with that of President Hoov- •
’« •v“!l. an *»+4ni-dry. came here to j
with local supporters. He]
'• ■ * "'■d he expected to be elected;
'• ■ «”ober 8 over Robert R. Rey
i- who won the Democratic nom
'n tunning On a modified plat-'
I
Mrs. Wise Is j
Witness On |
Extortions j
Rich Wilmington
A oman Tells of Get
ting Letters Calling
for Big Sums
'Tiington. Sept. 17.—(AP) —Mrs. j
- Kfnun Wise, wealthy widow,
for her philanthropies, testified
• *he state today In the trial of
'■■rmer Wilmington officials for
•i'>n. that she received letters
I Captain Ravnee.” demanding
and 520,000 on threats of
harm.
Kenan, one of the chief State
‘ »■- said she turned the let
°r to her attorney. J. O. Carr,
" ig*on.
') Moore, former mayor, and,J.
- ■ >ng Sr, former police chief,
•'‘•ndants in the case.
'•rn Bennett and William
•wo Negroes, who were arrest
'll a package supposedly con
- ’ b«> extortion money, also tes
,l o„
•• -aid he knew nothing of the
•K'* ion. saying Bennett had aak
'•< drive to a filling station to
> package; that this was done,
'hat they were arreeted
returned to Wilmington. •
•' ncit said Furlong had engaged
*" get the package and that be
• ’old to "wait a minute” until
• nir got some money.”
•• Negro said he met Furlong at
■ f> nn*ed place, that he saw Moore
R‘irlong a $1 bill and a note, and
furlong then gave him the SI
h« note, with instructions to ob
■ ri'fkage from the filling sta
. _ ...la'
Utettitersmt
wag*
WHEN TOPEKA PLAYED HOST TO DEMOCRATIC TICKET
Hy v iMj v THHr JflKaHk *jgKs
IP?' ■< Jpißßfip
.. -■ •*. . I
Topeka, Kas., had the honor of
playing host to both the Demo
cratic presidential and vice presi
dential candidates when Speaker
Huge Losses Are Likely
On Sinking Fund Loans
\
Even interest Is Unpaid on Many, and Other Counties in
Flight Similar to Present Revelations In Wake;
Foreclosures N ow Agitated
Ra'etgh, Sept. 17—(AP)—Char- ,
lea M. Johnson, director of the j
Local Government Commission,
today notified treasurer* in all
cities and counties having sink
ing funds to foreclose on all mort
gagee given to secure loans from
these funds, on which Interest la
not paid up to December 1.
“You should immediately notify
all parties against whom you hold
mortgages of this order, so that
they may have sufficient notice,”
Johnson said In a letter to the of-
Petals . .«, -— — •
Commenting on the sinking
fund loans, Johnson said all of
them were made prior to March
M, 1931, when the Local Govern
ment act went Into effect.
•Y J . C. BnSKKHVII.I,.
Dally Dlasntrh Tlareaa,
In the S*r Walter Hotel.
Raleigh: Sept. 17. —The part which
city and county sinking funds have
{ played in local politics is shown by
:the lists of real estate loans that have
Gardner To
Confer On
Labor Row
«
Plans Conferences
With Mill Owners
And Strikers in
Thomasville Strike
Raleigh. Sept. 17.-(API- .Governor
i O. Max Gardner will hold personal
conferences at High Point this after
noon with Thomasville strike leaders
and T. A. Finch, owner of the Thomas
ville Chair Company, in an effort to
end the strike prevailing there.
The governor arranged the confer
ence at noon today in long distance
telephone conversations with Capus
{ Waynick. of High Point, who has act
ed as the governor’s personal rep
resentative. and Mr. Finch.
The governor was going to High
Point to attend a political rally there
this afternoon, but, with the pos
sibility that his invervention “right
now" might settle the strike, he ar
ranged for the meeting before he goes
to the rally, where he will speak.
Three Persons Are
Seriously Hurt In
Auto Collision
Winston-Salem. Sept. 17 (AP)
Three poisons, including J M Ixuitz.
Forsyth county register of <:«*><* and
Mrs. Lentz, were severely invei to
day when two automobiles collide.;
Plemroons. near here.
Mr. and Mrs. Lentz and Theodore
Cllnnard. of Plemroons, driver of one
Mrs. Lentz and Ctinnard were un
car. were brought to a hospital nere.
conscious. All three were badly lace
rated.
ROCKY MOUNT SALES
AVERAGE IS $13.18
Rocky Mount, Sept. 17 (AP) To
bacco sales on the Rocky Mount mar
ket this week totalled 382.956 pounds
at an average gs #l3-13 £® r pounds.
ONLY DAILY NEWS
I John N. Garner met Gov. Frank
lin D. Roosevelt there as the lat
ter made his first address of his
I western campaign. Garner u
been made from these funds to in
dividuals in many counties, now on ]
file in the office of the Local Govern- 1
ment Commission here. These reports
aie still only partially complete, with I
more than 20 counties not yet heard 1
from and about as many cities and,
towns. But these reports show that in
those that have reported, more than'
$2.k00,000 has been loaned from sink
ing funds to individuals on real estate
collateral, with most of the real es
tate worth much less than the
amounts of the loans. In mqst cases.
Dm. recipients o< ikt loans either are-.
or have been of local political impor
tance.
Wake Very Liberal.
Wake county seems to have been
more liberal in making grants from
Its sinking funds than any other coun
ty In the State, having real estate
loans now on its books amounting ■
to $906,156. made to some 260 indivi-;
duals. Os th*?e 260 borrowers, among !
(Continued on Page Four) \
- IN— 11.-... I - I
325 Bales Cotton
Destroyed In Fire I
Dillon, S. C., Sept 17.—(API—A
match carelessly dropped In a pile
of lint cotton Is believed to have !
started a fire that destroyed 325
bales of cotton, at Atlantic Coast
Line coach, and two freight cars !
here today.
A stiff wind fanned the flames
that were so hot that nearby tracks
were twisted and mated.
Most of the cotton was owned by j
buyers and was insured.
I
COUNTIES BLOCKING
THEIR OWN RELIEF
Indifference About Supply,
ing Data Is Delaying
Federal Funds
i
Daily Dlmpatrfc Bureau,
In the Sir Walter Hotel.
BY J. C. BASKEHVII.Ii.
Raleigh. Sept. tr. —The slowness
with which counties and cities are
compiling and sending in the inform
m&tion concerning the amount of
funda expended for relief work up to
September 1 is causing serious delay
to the relief organization here, ac
cording to Dr. Fred Morrison. State
director of relief. There is no poesl
bilKy of securing the needed funds
from the Federal relief agency until
reports have been received from at
least half the counties in the State
and no county can expect any Fed
eral relief funds until it has aent in
Ka report, Morrison points out.
So far. reports have been received
from only 20 counties and the infor
mation from most of these is Incom
plete. In fact, only two of these 20
counties that have so far sent In re
ports In the form required by the Re
construction Finance Corporation
have Included all of the really essen
tial information. These two counties
(Continued on Page Four.)
WEATHER
FOB NORTH CAROLINA.
Fair (onlght and Sunday; slight
ly cooler In west and north cen-
portions tonight.
PAPER PUBLISHED IN THIS SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA.
HENDERSON, N. C., SATURDAY AFTERNOON, SEPTEMBER 17 1932
2Ba!Ut Hisnatrfi
j shown, at left, wit* Gov. Harry
Woodring, of Kansas, center, and
t Governor on the way
I to the state capito> ;
FRANCE PUNS TO
CONVERT BIG LOAN
OF $3,400,000,000
Largest Re-Financing Un.
dertaking Nation Has At
tempted Is Approv
ed by Chamber
NEW BONDS ARE TG
RUN FOR 75 YEARS
All Present Bondholders To
Be Given Six Days To Con.
vert Holdings or Accept
-■ Reimbursements; Lower
Living Costs Are Expected
To Result
Paris, Sept. 17.—(AP)—The largest
loan conversion plan ever undertaken
providing for converting about $3,-
400,000 in bonds as a French govern
ment fund was approved by the
Chamber of Deputies today.
The vote on the measure in the spe
cial session called for the purpose
was 540 to 48.
The issues affected are five percent
rents of the years 1915, 1916, 1928, six
per cent issues of 1920 and 1927, six
percent obligations of 1927, and seven
peicent treasury- bonds of that year.
The new bonds will mature in 75
years. Ah ;-.c e..t bond holders are
to be given six days to convert their
holdings or accept reimbursements.
Finance Minister Germain Martin
predicted the measure would result
in a lower cost of living as a result
of reduced interest rates
South Carolina's
Baptist Newspaper
Is For Roosevelt
Greenville, S. C.. Sept. 17.—<AP)
—The Baptist Courier, organ of
300.000 Baptists In this State, while
still opposed to any change in the
existing laws, says In Us current
issue that the temperance views
of Governor Franklin D. Roose
velt arp “acceptable to all.”
In the same editorial the paper said
"President Hoover’s acceptance
speech. In Its prohibition part, was
unacceptable to many prohibitionists.
His party platform on this subject is
unacceptable, and Mr. Hoover Went
beyond his own platform.”
Referring to Roosevelt’s Seagrit. N.
J., speech, the Courier says:
“Os course, all of ua agree with Mr.
Roosevelt that every moral agency
and thought ought to work for tem
perance."
Ontario’s Power System,
Operating Without Taxes,
Serves Customers At Cost
By CHARLEB p. STEWART
Washington, Sept . 17.—“ Ontario's,
experience In public power production
and service ts continually being refer
ed to, In contrast with the experience
of the United States in private power
production and service,” says Director
Judson King of the National Popular
Government League, “because Ontario
has the only public superpower system
on this continent and super-power
systems are rapidly displacing local
generation.
"The Canadian province of Ontario
serves its power customers at cost.
This not only means low public
rates,” he points out; “It furnishes. «'
base on which to estimate reasonable'
$21,000,000 Suit Started
Against K Y. Stock Market
- Arid Exchange’s Officials
State Democrats Start
11 * »
Campaign In High Point
Leaders From Over North 1
Carolina Gather at Young
Democrats Barbe
cue Meeting
PREPARE FOrl>,ooo
- GUESTS FOR EVENT
Gardner, Ehringhaus, Bailey
and Reynolds Scheduled to
Speak, Also William B.
Umstead, Congress Candi.
date; Held at Municipal
Lake Site
High Point, Sept. 17. (AP> The
opening kick-off in Democracy'!! fall
Campaign for votes in North Carolina
was to be booted here today by- lead
ers from throughout the State.
Preparations for more than 5,000
guesta were made by the Young Dem
ocratic Club of Guilford county,
which is sponsoring the rally in the
form of a barbecue at the High Point
municipal lake.
Among party "big shots" who wilt
speak are Governor Gardner, and the
party's gubernatorial candidate. J. C.
B. Ehringhaus. Senator Josiah W.
Bailey, and Robert R. Reynolds, Sen
ate nominee, and William Umstead,
candidate for Congress from the sixth
district.
GARDNER’S SPEECH WILL
BE PRINTED VERY SOON
Raleigh. Sept. 17.—(AP)—J. Wal
lace Winborne, State Democratic
chairman, said today that the address
Gov. O. Max Gardner will make at
a political rally at High Point today
will be printed in pamphlet form and
distributed throughout the State.
The governor has taken “Franklin
Roosevelt, a Man of Courage" as his
subject.
Winborne said he soon planned to
make "a direct appeal" to the Demo
cracy of the State for funds to fi
nance the campaign in North Caro
lina this fall.
"We do not care for large contri
butions," Winborne said In discussing
finances. "When Mr. Ehringhaus is
sworn in as governor next January,
we don't want any one coming around
saying that he thinks he deserves
something in view of his contribu
tions of a financial nature. We want
volume rather than large single
amounts."
Winborne said the campaign would
be run “within our income." and ven
tured that It would be one of the
most economical fights in recent
years.
HOOVER CART RODEO WAS
REAL BTART OF CAMPAIGN
BV J C. lIASKKRVILI>,
Raleigh, Sept. 17.—While the for
(Continued on Page Six)
Mother of Garner
Is Critically 111
In Detroit, Texas
Detroit, Texas. Sept. 17.—(AP)
—Mrs. Jack Garner, Sr., mother
of the Democratic vice-presiden
tial nominee, lapsed Into a state
of coma today and physicians ex
pressed grave doubt that she
wonld recover.
Informed of her condition.
Speaker Gamer, who arrived In '
Washington yesterday, left the
capital early today to rush to her
bedside.
. private rates. Ontario's costs include
depreciation, annortlxation, interest,
etc., all paid from rates; nothing from
. taxes. The system pays no taxes. Its
! 24th annual report, 1931. shows capi
tal .investment—no water—s373,ooo,ooo
1 reserves. $115,000,000; annual surplus.
$685,000 and all bills paid.
“The total taxes paid by American
■private companies, as shown by U. S.
trade commission investigation re
ports, average leas than 2.:5 mills per
kilowatt hour sold. But these com-’
! panics must likewise yield a profit.
'The question Is:
“How large a profit V , ,
r
(Continued no rage Btz^,
ID EVERY AFTERNOON
A1 Toots Own Horn
I*
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mWM KjS rm
r
mW AW -'
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Kecognize the fireman? It’« none
other than former
who missed a firemen’s
night at Coney Island in years.
A1 viewed this year’a parade from
a balionv filled with friends.
aWaTmmoiT
PARAGUAY CAPITAL
URGED BY BOLIVIA
Crowds In Streets of LaPaz
Demand Reprisals for
Alleged Atrocities
By Troops
STRETCHER BEARERS
REPORTED ATTACKED
Battle In Chaco Between
South American Armies
Enters Ninth Day In Fierce
Encounter; Bolivian Lines
Are Reported Broken By
Cavalrymen
La Pax. Bolivia. Sept. 17.—<AP)~
An aerial bombardment of Asuncion,
the capital of Paraguay, was demand
ed today by crowds of people here
aftes reports said Paraguayan troops
were bayonetting Red Cross stretcher
bearers in the battle of Fort Bar
queron in the Chaco.
The battle entered in its ninth day
today, and officials said the Bolivian
flag was still flying.
The Bolivian defenders of the fort,
officials said, numbered 2.000 and
there were placed between 8 000 and
10,000 soldiers and civilians there
armed with all kinds of weapons (re
ports that stretcher hearers were be
ing bayonetted were denied by Para
guayan officials at Asuncion).
- Great crowds surged through the
streets last nigh' shouting their dfr
mands that the Bolivian air fore?
g-ve retribution by bombing th • Para
guayan capital.
PARAGUAYAN CAVALRY
BREAKS BOLIVIAN LINE
Asuncion, Paraguay, Sept. 17,--
(API- Reports in Formosa today paid
the Paraguayan cavalry had broken
the Bolivian lines near Fort Acre in
the Chaco region, where a bitter bat
tle waa in progress for the ninth con
secutive day.
$50,000,000 FW'
North Carolina’s
Waterway Set Up
Washington, Sept. H—(AP)—
The War Department today ap
proved a (SOrNMM allotment for
the Inland waterway, Beaufort to
the Cape Fear river, North Caro
lina, Including waterwaya to Jack
sonville, N. C. ‘
6 PAGES
TODAY
E CENTS Con
BOYCOH ALLEGED
BY THE PLAINTIFF
ON IIS BUSINESS
Hag Devised And Launched
Plan For Distribution of
Stocks Throughout
Country
ASK THREE TIMES
ALLEGED DAMAGES
Plaintiff Corporation, Pir
rinine and Simms, Inc-,
Brokers, Not Member of
Exchange, But Operated
Through Agency of Stock
Exchange Members
New York, "ept. 17. <Al*> -Suit for
521.000.c00 was instituted today
against the New York Stock Ex
change its president, its treasurer,
and 40 members of its governing
committee hy Pairrinie and Simmons.
Inc., stock brokers.
The plaini.Tf charges that through
a resolution of the governing com
mittee. the defendant started a boy
cott on a selected port!folio plan
which the plaintiff corporation had
devised, advertised and permitted for
the sale and distribution of stocks
throughout the country.
Demand is made in the suit for
three times the alleged (4.000.000 ac
tual damages sustained as a result
of the boycott and three times (3,-
000.000 of punitive damages. Court ex
panse and attorneys' teas are also
asked.
The complaint declares that the
plaintiff corporation which is not a
member of the stock exchange, con
ducted part of its business through
the agency of stock exchange mem
bers.
The suit was filed In court by David
Codell, as counsel for the plaintiff.
Mysterious Attack
Sends Aged Woman,
Child To Hospital
Nashville. T?nn., Sept. 17. (AP'—A
mysterious ambush attack sent an
aged woman and her four year-old
grandchild to a hospital h"re todav
with 20 bullet wounds in her back
and seven in the back of the child.
The grandmother. Mrs. John W.
Carney. 63, hasn’t the slightest Idea
who shot her or why. All she recalls
is tat a barage of sots roared out
as she played with the child in her
back yard.
NEW ELECTION IN
GERMANY ORDERED
Berlin. Sept. 17.—( AP)— The
government ordere a new Reich
stag election today for November
6.
Notables To
Attend Meet
InNewYork
Reynolds And Battle
Expect to be Present
At Roosevelt Club
Luncheon
New York, Sept. 17 (AP) —Promi-
nent-Democrats, including Robert R.
Reynolds, equatorial nwounee In North
Carolina, and George Gordon Battle,
also of that State, are expected to at
tend a luncheon of the Roosevelt Sou
thern Club at the Roosevelt hotel here
next Wednesday.
The luncheon ia to honor the na
tional advisory committee. Mr. Battle
will preside, and the discussion, will
concern plans to urge Southerners who
have moved north to register for the
coming election.
The list of expected guests include
Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt, Mrs.
James Roosevelt, Mayor Joseph V
McKee. Lieutenant Governor Hebert
Lehman, John H. Curry, John H. Me-
Ocoey, United States Senator Pat Har
rison. of Mississippi: Attorney General
John J. Bennett. Jr., John D. Davis,
Irving S. Cobb, Samuel Untermyer
■ and others.

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