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GATEWAY TO CENTRAL CAROLINA. NINETEENTH YEAR LEAGUE TO TAKE UP FAR EAST WRANGLES OVER JAP PROTESTS Lytton Report On Conditions In Mtn; churia and China to Be Published UP BEFORE LEAGUE AT NOV. 14 SESSION Reports Current That Japan Will Withdraw if Report is Unfavorable to (Her, But l ms Is Impossible Legally, Since Two Years Notice Required Bept. 24.—(AP)—Denying ;n- *n < in.-i-iten* requent for further ■ - h* League of Nations Council , •-« today to consider the Lytton c '•••■'*!< - t n'-i report on the Far East c —'vr>\ <>n November 14. The re i ■■ «;li be published October 1. l - had been reports ooili heic * : r-'kvo that if the r?p.*rt i< un <> • •!.> to Japan, and if the Coun h •nlii take too firm a position Japan's military policies in " hu::.i the Japanese government - zhf wrhiraw from the League., > <r.ithorities maintain that this: ! be impossible legally, for a Lea t number cannot resign while it .s es rill of its obligation, and a r -ruber ir. good standing cannot witb d- >'» except on two years notice. ' thought in some circles that if considers the report unfavor > he will merely continue her ob >! - to the League’s methods of k the Mnnchurian issue and to re the ruling of the League. Roosevelt Challenges Mr. Hoover Says Hoover Has Not Accepted Cam paign; Says Smith Is Great American Doo evelt Special. En Route to Loe A zr «s. Cal . Sept. 24.—(AP>— Laud z his outstanding rival for the ••nooratic presidential nomination. A 'rod E Smith, before a San Fran r audience as a "great citizen and 3 *rpq* governor." Governor Franklin Moos eve It declared the challenge of ■ v> * campaign has not been accepted *" 'h* distinguished gentleman who ■ r, mning against me.” Democratic nominee concluded 3 -T h->iir stay in San Francisco with • address to 12.000 person last night •he civic auditorium. Later he en ’■ ace-i for Los Angeles, where he will ’»dav. Th* auditorium talk waa the second ; an Francisco. Before the common ’'r3l'h club, an organization of Golden ’e business men, Mr. Roosevelt. aa jer’e'l: We must build toward the time n h»n a major depression cannot oc <" r again.” If this means sacrificing the easy Petits of inflationist booms,” he con- Vnued “then let them go. and good r Msnce.” Unusual Political Status Is Created By Defeat Os Wisconsin *s Progressives '(hula P. Stewart .noted "it *h inf ton correspondent, la • '■••ring the nation to ascertain po Hlleal ar.d economic trends.* P.y CHARLES P. STEWART •iix City, lowa, Sep?- 24.— Walter Kohler's defeat of Phil E. La Fol for the RepMhr.ror. Wisconsin • i '>» 'hip nomlnsti*. i and John ? Chappie •( vlctcry over John K. HhiK for th-i G. O. P. no mination for sena t' >r pmtnti ti ex traordinary a poli tical situation aa this year's campaign Islihely to witness anywhere In tha country. Progressives of the Hawkeys brand, of whom there Is a strong contingent «ven in this rather pjftm, >■ lintmoi Philip l-» Kollette ( corner of lowa, are com* Hcnhcrsmt Ballti Dtatrairh FULL LEASE WIRE SERVICE OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. Attacks Hoover ■ <*>■ * V n, ROBERT R, REYNOLDS RELIEF POLICYOF HOOVER ATTACKED BY 808 REYNOLDS Wants To Know What Fi. nance Corporation Is Go ing To ‘‘Reconstruct 4 * In America r?£ DOES NOT WANT MAGIC DATfcQf ‘29 Tells Audience at Boone That Democratic Party Of fers Constructive Leader ship Out of Wilderness of Depression; Sick of Hard, ing “Normalcy* 4 Boone, Sept. 24 (AP) RobeSHß*. Reynolds, Democratic candidate for he nited States Senate, today attack ed the reconstruction policies of Pres ident Hoover. Addressing a Democratic rally here. Reynolds declared reconstruction mea sures passed by the last Congress were "imperative," and he was "Inclined to applaud” the creation of the Recon struction Finance Corporation. "But since they have heaped a debt of billions of dollars a \ ca r on us - xve the taxpayers have a right to know what they propose to reconotruct. ’ he continued. “That is wheie the people of this nation differ with the Repub lican leadership.” Reynolds charged the Republicans “appareivtly want to reconstruct the magic days of 1928 and 1929. when we were raising more wheat than any body could eat. more cotton than any body could wear, more tobacco than anybody could smoke, and building more houses than anybody could rent, and buying more on the Installment plan than anybody could pay for." "If the Republican leadership de (Cemtinued on Page Pour.) pleteiy flabbergasted by the result. Undoubtedly the same disorganization exists momentarily whereever prog j ressives Is a considerable factor. However, the situation is not alto gether as promising from a regular Republican standpoint a:s repoicing G. O. P. conservatives are Inclined at first glance to regard it. As all poltticans know ths Demo crats have long been so weak n Wis consin that their state organization had almost disappeared prior to htis campaign. This was partly due to the fact that they are not ntlmiFoUs in the Badger Stats. Anyway, partly due to the fact that they have been in the habit of backing their progressive Re publican ticket In preference to their own. But this year, owing to obvious Republican dissatisfaction and dlssen tion, (the Jeffersonian element has concentrated on a fight of its own. Thus La Follette and Blaine have been weakened by the withdrawal of their Demolrattc support and Kohler fnd _&cgstm*a go w m NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED IN THfe SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA. ONLY DAILY HENDERSON, N. C., SATURDAY AFTERNOON, SEPTEMBER 24, 1932 i _ Z- * Represents Japan npr. 5 p" E, : -.. Hirosi Saito Hirosi Saito is shown upon fc’s - - rival in New York from Euiops to take charge of the Japanese embassy at Washington during the absence of Ambassador Katsuji Debuchi, who has returned to Ja* pan on a leave of absence. Saito was Japanese consul genera) in New Y’ork from 1023 to 1028. DEEPER RATE COT BY UTILITY FIRMS COMMISSION’S AIM Rejection of Durham's Pro posals Indicates Lengths To Which It Will Go COUNTER PROPOSAL IS MADE BY STATE Commission Gives Impres sion It Means Business, In Contrast To Original view Held By Many That In quiry Would Amount To Little Importance * Dally Dlupatrh Birrna, In the Mr Walter Hotel, fit J c. DABKERVII.L. Raleigu. 3ept. 24.—The State Cor poration Commission has refused the rate reduction schedule proposed by the Durham Public Service Corpora tion and has made this corporation a counter proposal that will bring about more than twice tne rate reduction it proposed, R was learned here today. If the Durham corporation does not accept the rate reductions suggested by the commission, it was intimated it will be formally summoned to ap pear before the commission to show cause why the rates shall not be put Into effect by formal order of the commission. The Corporation Commission for mally rejected the rate schedule pro posed by the Durham Public Service Corporation at a conference here Fri day and then submitted Its suggested rate reductions, which are now being studied by the officials of the cor poration. It is expected that several days will probably be required for (Continued on Page Flee-) Depositors Get Checks From Bank Elizabeth City And Beaufort Folks Benefit; One Bank To Reopen "gj Raleigh. Sept. 24.—(|AP> —Gurney P. Hood/' State bank con\misstoner, announced today that the Stokecriale Commercial .Bank, which closed last January, would reopen Tuesday, and that about $75,000 in dividends to de positors in closed banks In Beaufort and Elizabeth City were mailed to day. Depositors of the defunct Savings Bank and Trust Company, of Eliza beth City, will receive $86,804A0, and those* of the Beaufort Bank'and Trust Company. wilFget $16,080.0T. The Stokeadale bank was allowed to reopen when It reduced its lia bilities to $40,000, sod will have some $12,000 on hand in cash when the docnrs open. The bank had resources of about $106,900 when it closed, and some $65,000 of its liabilities have been satisfied. The Advisory State Banking Cona nrfsslen will hold its regular third quarter routine meeting here Monday, Mr. Hood said, , , REPUBLICAN HEAD DECLARES MEET CAN’T BE OUSTED J. S. Duncan, Greensboro, Slate Chairman, Says Both He and Commit, tee Lack Authority CANDIDATE WANTED ON CHECK CHARGES His Extradition To Georgia Honored bfr Gardner; He Is G. O. P. Nomlnea For Lieutenant Governor In November Election; “Dis grace* 4 , Jake Newell Says > \ ; Greensboro. Sept. 24—(API—James S. Duncan, chairman of the fte; publican Executive Committee, today said neither he nor the committee was empowered to remove from the party's ticket the name of Boone D. Tilletti candidate for lieutenant governor, wanted in Georgia on a bad check charge. Removal of the Charlotte attorney’s name from the Republican ticket was demanded, said Duncan, by Jake S. Newell, (the party's senatorial can didate, who described the situation as a "disgrace to the party." Tiilett was told during a campaign appearance in Kinston that Governor Gardner had honored a Georgia ex tradition request In the case that in volved two checks totalling $l2B. He said the action was an effort to em barrass him politically. Today Duncan said he would not call a meeting of the executive com mittee because it would be useless. tobaccoTollg ABOVE LAST YEAR Higher Afvrtges At Wilton Ancf ftocky“Mount This Seaton Wilson, Sept. 24 (AP)—Price aver ages on the tobacco market here so far this year are considerably above those of last year. The average so far this season is $10.92 for 5,334,162 pounds against last year’s average o# SB.BO. Yesterday’s sales were 1,050.716 pounds sold for an average of SIO.OB while sales for the wek were 2,245,510 with an average price, of $10.64. ROCKY MOUNT AVERAGE 18 sl2 28 A HUNDRED POUNDS Rocky Mount, Sept. 24 (AP—Tobac co sales here ye.,Lerday, when 550,- 574 pounds brought an average of sll.- 46 brought the Besson’s sales to 2,724 954 pounds, and the average price to $12.23. Yesterday’s sales were the heaviest of the aeason. VALUED FELLOWSHIP TO STATE GRADUATE Raleigh. Sept. 24 (AP—Everett G. Couch, of Darlington. S. C.. a gradu ate of the Engineering School of N. C. State College In 1930, Is now in Toron to. Canada, for a year s research work in ceramics with the Canadian govern ment. College authorities say Couch was awarded one of the moat valu able feHowshipa In North America. It carries a stipend of $1,200 and one year’s sGudy at the niveraity of To ronto. Probe Into Insull Firm Is Started Utilities Magnate Mdy Be Extradited From Paris If Crim inality Found Chicago. Sept 24.—(iAP) —United States District Attorney Dwight H. Green, announced officially today an investigation has been started into the affairs of the Insult utility companies with a view of determining whether any Federal statutes had been violat ed. Green conferred last week in Wash ington with other Federal officials of the Insull: Organization, which col lapsed with the loss of millions of dollars to investors. Another Investigation has' been started by Cook county officer*. State’s Attorney John A Swanson hap assigned an assistant to look into ex tradition treaties with apd Canada. Samuel Insull. brganiser and head Os .the Insull system, is in Parle and hie brother, Martin, is In Canada. Hindus Are In Agreement Upon Electoral Question And Gandhi May End Fast Melody That Sounded Good life jjjm • - ■ T-* ♦ , 'r. ■ % JH Here’s one iitlie gin who im? an i.pi uiu>i it.- .u uowrnui r ranklia D Roosevelt’s chances in the coming Presidential election. She is Melody Bresina and is shown with the Democratic nominee on the occasion of the Governor’s visit to the Orthopedic Hospital in Seattle, where she is t patient. Melody asked to he raised up <o 'ha: «he could shake the hand oC "the next President-’* Legislators End Asheville Meet Asheville, Sept. 24.—(AP)—legis lators of five southern states ended a three-day meeting here today after discussing problems facing them in their respective states. Just before adjournment, they beard addresses on taxation and State finances by William B. Belk nap, Go*ten, Ky„ president of the American Legislators Association; Paul Doyle, of Atlanta, chairman of the Georgia Tax Commission; Orville A. Park, of Macon, member of the Georgia lower house, and R. D. Weston, member of the Vir gins house. Board Sets Limits For Farm Loan Numerous Enterpris es Not Eligible To Borrow From Gov ernment Funds Washington, Sept. 24.—(AP) — The Reconstruction Corporation announc ed today that only stockmen or firms engaged in farming or raising, or breeding, fattening or marketing live stock are eligible for loans from the regional agricultural credit corpora tions. Managers of the regional agricul tural credit corporation officers were meeting tooay w»th l*’. K. Hovey, in charge of agricultural activities of the corporation. Regulations for loans were issued, the corporation saying these may make possible granting of the first loans soon after the managers return to their districts. Applications are be ing received daily. Canners, packers, procesaers and commission merchants are not eligible for loans. Security will consist of first mortgages on personal property, with real estate accepted only as addi tional security. The interest rate will be seven per cent. but there will be no service or inspection fees. This latter situation makes the credit corporation compar able to the lowest banking rate in this class of business, it was stated. All loans will be made direct to the applicants. Loans will be made in four general types on livestock —range, breeder, pasture and feed lots. A complete ap praisal of the stock must he made be fore the loan is completed. WEATHER FOB NORTH CAROLINA. Mostly cloudy tonight and Sun day; probably occasional showers tn southwest portion; Pooler to night and In southeast portion* Sunday. —^ PUBLISHED EVERT AFTERNOON EXCEPT SUNDAY. ID MORE MARKETS START NEXT WEEK Henderson Among Middle Belt Group To Get Sea son Under Way OLD BELT~TO FOLLOW Will Begin Its Season Week There after; Eastern Carolina Has Bern In Operation Ftor Three Weeks Already Raleigh, Sept, it—(AP)—Ten more North Carolina tobacco markets are scheduled to open next Tuesday for the 1932 auctions. They comprise the Middle Belt mar kets of the old Bright Belt. Seven old belt marts are scheduled to open a week later, leaving only the Asheville burley mart to open before all mar kets in this tobacco growing state will be in operation- * Markets scheduled to open next Tuesday include: Henderson, Durham, Louisburg, Oxford, Sanford, Aberdeen, Carthage, Roxboro, Fuquay Springs and Warrenton. Those scheduled to open October 4, a week later, are Winston-Salem, Madison, Reidsville, Stoneville, Mt. Airy .Burlington and Mebane. The nearly a score of markets in the New Bright Belt in Eastern North (Continued on Pag* Four) Population Fast Growing In State Highway Prisons Raleigh. Sept. 24.—The population of the State Highway Commission prison camps, which now number 67, is showing an increase with a total population to date of 4,589, according to J. B. Roach, assistant superin tendent of the prison camps. Part of this is attr.nuted to an increase in misdemeanor crimes brougb* about, by present economic condition* and part to the approach of cooler weather. Libby Holman Preparing For Two Great Climaxes — Her Trial And Motherhood New York. Sept. 24.—CAP)— Libby Holman Reynolds, facing tbs two great climaxes of her 26 years of life —motherhood and trial for the slay ing of her husband—Cole Ward More house. in a copyrighted interview pub lished by the New York Sun ttuotes .her as saying: „ . "God in Heaven knows that I did not kill Smith Reynolds.’’ The interview, obtained la the rue tic retareat where she Is awaiting the calling of her trial, and where she k preparing clothing for the baby to be born of a marriage severed by gun fire early last'July, quoted the for mer Broadway' torch singer as say ing? . _ ... _ 8 PAGES TODAY FIVE CENTS COPS HUNGER STRIKE IS SAPPING STRENGTH OF INDIAN LEADER Condition Becomes Weaker And Voice Fainter Dur ing Day at Exhaus tion Approaches agreement”cabled RAMSAY MACDONALD Hope For Approval In Lon don In Time To Halt ‘‘Fast Unto Death" by the Ma hatma ; Larger Represen tation In Legislatures Ac corded Lower Classes * Poona, India, Sept. 24.—(AP) Leaders of (he caste Hindus and the untouchables, who have been striving for three days to draft a compromi.-e plan on the electoral question, which would halt the death fast of Mahtama Gandhi, reached an agreement today. The agreement followed several anxious hours in the earlier part of tb- day. when a new rift among ths negotiators arose at the name time that physicians to Gandhi announced hia condition to be growing grave. The’ plan was to cable the agree ment to Prime Minister Ramsay Mac- ETTnald at London immediately in the hope that it might be accepted by the British government in time to per suade Gandhi to end his fast today. The terms of the agreement approv ed by the Hindus and by the depress ed classes and by the Mahatma pro vide that 148 seats in provincial leg islatures should be allotted to the first classes, for whom a percentage of the seats in the central legislature to be decided by the general electorate would be reserved. The selection of representatives will be by a system of primary elections. This system of reserve seat and pri mary elections will cease at th« end of ten years. Representation of the depressed classes in the public service also la provided for. Gandhi's condition grew weaker and his voice fainter aa the day progress ed. He suffered recurrent attacks of exhaustion, which prevented him from drinking water, which has been hia only sustenance during his fast. , ADMIRAL SIMS NOT MEMBER OF LEGION Commander Johnson Sayg No Honorary Member, ships Are Extended I Indianapolis, Ind., Sept. 24.—(AP)—• Louib A. Johnson, national comman der. issued a statement today denying Admiral William 8. Sims, United States Navy, retired, l san honorary member of the national organization of the American Legion. Admiral Sims announced from New* port. R. 1., that he had tendered hi* resignation as an honorary member o€ the Legion in protest against its stand on the soldiers bon as. "Admiral Sims’ letter reached me this morning.” Commander Johnson said. “The American Legion is not au thorized to accept honorary members, and Admiral Sima is in error when he states that the national organize lion of the American Legion made him an honorary member.” "It la known tfrat I am going to give birth to the child of the man I loved—that affords ms the only gleam of happiness that gives me aay.tto sirn to live at all. The fact that within four months I will have a child his child—makes me strong enough to fight for a complete and absolute vin dication." She spoke of the plans she said they had for their future. "He was to enter New York Unlven* sity. I was studying for the draaatlo stage. He was to continue at his avia tion, at which he ares a genius. We had many, many plans, and-then came that terrible night. I might have known he would do it some time. He threatened it so often."