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HENDERSON,
GATEWAY TO
central
CAROLINA.
.NINETEENTH YEAR
HERRIOT BLAMES HOOVER
drys begin appeal
AGAINST MODIFYING
PROHIBITION LAWS
Oppositian Voiced by Wo
men Claiming To Rep
resent i 0,000,000 Mem
bers Their Sex
AGAINST INCREASING
ALCOHOLIC CONTtNT
Senate Sub-Committee Is
Named To Hear Repeal
Legislation In That Body,
All Members of Group Ex*
cept Borah Being Favor
able to Making Changes
? h Dec 12 i APi Op
• : 'i: '<> modification of the Vol
.•i <w was presented today to the
H u ** 'V tvs and Means Committee
t<>zcn women prominent in the
;• nibition cause
V ;he .-um« time the Senate Judi
. *r Committee began » study of pro
’■> lepeal the eighteenth amend
r • with jtorm signals of a sharp
. ••ruvrr i y over banning the saloon
w i - >'d high.
Mr Henr>' W. Peabody, chairman
' 'fte Woman's National Committee
' r l.i»- Enforcement. headed the wo
r -t tvefore-the ways and means com
ru't- e. did two years ago wher
v uc, eifully led the opposition to
prjbiblfllon repeal profrexidlf before
•*- mean* committee, a.-
-fid twejeirs ago when she suc
bofully lari, the opposition to a pro
• •uni repeal before the
flou.-e Judiciary Committee.
\A» r-present in the woman's Na
t:’f;i Committee for Law Enforce-
ftid affiliations of nine great
rutinn-*! nrganteftttotts of women ag
iContlsued on Page Two.)
Former Tar Heels
Found Shot Pead
In Virginia Home
■' -i nr boro. Va. Dec. 12---(AP' -
r ['ton Cline formerly of Winston
'rtiom N C.. and his wife. Marie
J»ci. on Cline, were found shot to
in bed at their home here today
rV-T h believed to have occurred
'-•ur'ia> night, apparently was cau«-
. »• “hoigun wounds, and officers
*■ ••• »-d the theory that the woman
i' 1 her husband and then took her
'•vr if"
' coroners investigation is being
L'i 'hi afternoon. Guy Cline, broth
•' 'he dead man. found the bodies
when he went to the house to deiivei
nMi and forced an entrance after re
rr Mug no response to his knocks.
Lrge Fight
In Wake On
Loan Shark
Sinclair Cautions
Grand Jury About
l surious Interest
Charged
'■• •igh Dec. 12. -<AP»- Judge N.
A ''incliir. who opened a term of
r ‘ a • here today charged the Wake
‘ i' " grand jury to make a careful
v ■'! thorough Investigation to ascer
’ f any "loan sharks" are preying
’he people of Raleigh.
i ig that orgrufzed move
are under way in many cities
' ,f ’he State to curb loan sharks who
, i "Mein*r usurious interest. Judge
r toid the jury that he started
1 oroiiai crusade here a number of
‘ii- *<jr> which resulted in convict
,n - '*ne man and forcing others to
stop business.
ObRWLmtfPAUN
Hrttitersoit 23 aily Uispatrl?
JXr ...... ONLY DAILY NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED IN THIS SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA. i
mr vie*
ur TH > ABBOCLATKD PRIMi
To Die In Chair
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Convicted of murdering a rural
policeman. Elliot Harris, when he
stopped her husband’s auto to
search for liquor. Mrs. Beatrice
Snipes (above). 29-year-old expec
tant mother, of Columbia. S. C.. is
the first white woman to be sen
tenced to death in that State since
the Civil War. If the sentence is
carried out, aha will also be the first
womaq in tfre State to jftfe in the _
elect rife chair. Jetts, "Snipe* claimed
at her trial tharwhrrts was heat
ing her husband and that he had
drawn his pistol to shoot when she
snatched it and fired. She insisted
she did not intend to kill him.
3QNUSEVICTIONS
INQUIRY IS ASKED
McKellar Offers Resolution
For Procedure at Ses
sion of Senate
WOULD PLACE BLAME
Investigation of Acts Os Officials In
CV>nnecMo» With Attack of So
journers and History of
March Anked
Washington, Dec. 12. (AP) Im
mediate investigation by a Senate
’ommittee of eviction of the bonus
narchers from Washington was pro
posed otday hv Senator McKellar.
'democrat. Tennessee.
The committee would be directed to
‘investigate acts of District of Colum
>ia or Federal officials, causing or
banning, or Inciting or directing the
.tlack on the ex-service men and wo
nen and chldren, temporarly n Wash
ngton. in the summer of 192."
McKellar also proposed to investi
gate the history of the march, the
number participating, their purpose
and conduct in Washington.
Colorado Alleged
Bank Embezzler Is
NeU York Suicide
New York. Dec. 12. (API -A suicide
noose ended today the life of Wal
ter C. Davis. 5-year-old president of
the City Savings and Loan Associa
tion of Colorado Springs. Col., who
had fled from a million dollar embez
zlement charge.
Davis, seized here yesterday by a
detective who had seen his picture
in the “wanted" department oi a de
tective story magazine, was found
hanging in his cell in police depart
ment here today.
Prolonged efforts by an inhniator
crew and ambulance surgeons failed
to revive him.
He had fastened his necktie to the
upper part of his cell door, and his
swaying form attracted the attention
of a policeman as the latter made the
rounds of the cell block.
SENATOR DAVIS TO
FACE TRIAL JAN. 9
New York. Dec 12.—<AP'-Re-trlel
of United States Senator James J.
Davis on Federal lo|tery and con
spiracy charges today was set for
January 3,
HENDERSON, N. C., MONDAY AFTERNOON, DECEMBER 12, 1932
Fights New B. E. F.
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T& ¥ :4
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Declaring that a repetition of last
year's Bonus Army occupation of
the capital would constitute a
vicious attempt to exploit misery
for propaganda purposes. Charles
M. king.-olving. commander of'the
New York chapter ox the American
veterans, has sent out an appeal to
other war veterans’ organizations
asking their co-operation in pre
venting another bonus march. King
solving designated the last, B. E. F.
as an unorganized rabble.
LEGISLATURE MUST
GET TO IRK FAST
TO AVOID CRISIS
Small Chance of Deadlock
Because Blocs and Fac
tions Are Becoming
Unpopular
OPEN MIND POLICY
ACCEPTED BY MANY
Revenue Bill Expected To
Be One of First Under
taken as Safeguard For
State’s Credit; Members
Face Disillusionment As
To What To Do
Ilnily liiapitcb Rspcms.
In the Sir W'nltn Hotel.,
I\V ,| c. nASKI'KVII.I..
Raleigh, Dec. 12. The necessity for
prompt action by the forthcoming
General A-s.-vembly on a number of im
portant problems, especially for the
■quick enactment of a revenue bill
that will balance the oudget is going
to force minor issues out of the way
and compel the assembly to get down
to work right at the beginning, ac
cording to most opinion here. This Is
giving rise to the belief that no dead
lock between rival factions will arise,
as in the 4931 session, to impede leg
islation and cause a deadlock.
“I have talked with a large num
ber of the members of the new Gen
eral Assembly, and without exception
I have found that they realize the se
riousness of the problems before them
and that they are going to get to
work as soon as they get here in an
effort to solve these problems as soon,
as possible,” a well known State of
ficial said nere today. “I am also con
vinced that there are going to be very'
few blocs and lound robins this time,
since very few members want to tie
cn Page Four.)
Colorful Magnus Johnson 1
To Return To Capitol Hill
With More Sophistication
By CHARLES P. STEWART
Washington, Dec. 12. — Mangus John
son, who will return to Washington
as a member of the Farmer-Labor
party's delegation of Minnesota rep
resentatives , probar
bly will find the
rough - and - tumble
of the lower.congres
sionai c h amber
more to his liking
than ..the compara
tive calm of the up
per house, where he
spent a couple oi
winters, completing
the late Senator
Knute Nelson's un
finished term about
10 years ago.
The Minnesotan is
MPjljpr *
aa iadivididuai of considerable ability
TOBACCO FIGURES
IN NOVEMBER ARE
SHOWNTN REPORT
Henderson Total Given As
4,635,950 Ford Month at ;
Average of
$13.17 pel 100
STATE S AVERAGE
. IS GIVEN AS $12.68
Compared With SB.BI In
November Last Year;
Henderson Exceeded In
Old Belt By On|y Winston-
Salem and Durham, Both
In Pounds and Averages
Raieigh. Dec L 2 (AJP) ,North Car
olina fanners .sold 61.446)005 pounds
of tobacco,in November aj an aver
age of $12.68 per. hundred pounds, com
pared with 116.419.b91 pounds at SS.BI
ppr hundred the same month a year
ago. the Federal-Statti Crop Reporting
Service announced today.
The 19 markers Hated in the Old
Bright Belt, headed by Winston-
Salem. Durham and Henderson, soki
31.915.079 pounds at an average of
$ll.BB last month In November. 1931,
sales were 48,671754 pounds at an av
erage of $8.50.
Henderson sold 4.420.538 pounds at
an average of $13.17 per hundred
pounds. Durham sold 4.635.946 pounds
for an average of $1520. and Oxford
sold 4.302.950 pounds for an average
of $11.72 pe hundred pounds.
The 14 markets in the New Bright
Belt of Eastern North Carolina, with
Greenville and Wilson leading in sales
handled 29,494.926 pouads of farmers
tobacco an average of SID.SG per
hundred pounds. A year ago the bolt
sold 66,514.591 pounds in November
at. an average of $9.10.
The weed this season has averaged
sl2 30 per hundred pounds, or 28 per
cent. higher than last s. nson.
RUSSIA RESUMES
CHINA RELATIONS
Soviet Foreign Comissar At
Geneva So Informs
Chinese Delegate
Geneva.. Switzerland, Dec. 12. (API
- Maxim Litvinoff Russian foreign
commissioner, announced this after
noon resumption of normal diplo
matic relations between Russia and
China, effective today.
In a letter to Dr. W. W. Yen,
Chinas spokesman before the Lea
gue of Nations. Mr. Litvmoff wrote:
“In pursuance of our recent von
versation, I have the honor to inform
you that, being desirous of promoting
peace and friendly relations between
our countries, my government has de
cided to regard normal dip'omatic
and consular relations yith the gov
ernment of the Chinese republic re
established from this date."
COL. E. L GILMER, OF
GREENSBORO, PASSES
Greensboro, Dec. 12—(Aj?>— Colonel
E. I* Gilmer, retired army officer
and pioneer resident of Greensboro,
died last night at Walter Reed hos
pital in Washington, word received
here today said.
and of very pronounced personality.
That Is to say, he stands out In a
crowd. He has “it”—magnetism.
Nevertheless, it mutit be admitted
that he lacked sophistication -at the:
time of his introduction into the na
tional political whirl. He had had
some experience as a state legslator,
tout it had hardly prepared him for
•the larger life at Washington. Had
he started modestly, among ‘the rep
resentatives his initiation would have 1
been gradual, and doubtless all would'
have been well. Starting in all at once
however, as a senator, was too much
for him. He is beginning now where
toe ought to have begun In the early
1920'5; delayed meanwhile, in his rise'
in public life, by a decade.
Johnson’s head was not particularly
(Continued on Page Tour).
FOR DEBT SNARL
1931 Moratorium Cause
Os All Trouble, Premier
Advises French Chamber
COOLIDGE AND A L SMITH CONFER .
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\lfred E. Smith
Former President Calvin Coolidgc, I
right, and former Governor Alfred j
rT. Smith are snapped in New J
York City during the delibera- i
cions of the National Tra.isporta- i
tion committee in the Empire 1
Gas Companies Called To
Conference On Rate Cuts
Henderson and Oxford
Company Included In
Number Summoned to
Raleigh on Dec. 21
TELEPHONE HEARING
IS SET FOR JAN. 11
Hearing an December 20 on
Application of East Coast
Stages for Bus Line From
Durham to Henderson by
Oxford; Franchise There
Is Sought
Raleigh, Dec. 12. - (AP) The State
Corporation Commission today called
public utilities companies selling gas
in North Carolina to meet here De
cember 21 for conferences looking to
rale reductions
At the same time the commission
announced its investigation locking
toward revision of telephone rates
downward would be launched at a con
ference with telephone companies
here January 11.
The Southern Public Utilities Com
pany, which handles gas and elec
tricity will not be called to the con
(Continued on Page Tour.)
IJkWILL
f*? R9QERS
\7 p sgys:
Beverly Hills, Calif„ I*ec. 12.
Big fntthall game! One hundred
thousand of us sit there In the
cold and picked up wheat little
pnuemonia there was left.
Give a Californian a football or
an orange, and he knows more
things to do with it than a Har
vard guy does a dictionary.
Notre Dame had a fine tout
but taking one look at that CaM
foraia line should have started
’em throwing forward passes. Be
fore they got off the train I would
have sent players up in the stands
to grab off passes.
Pittsburgh is coming out to paly
chu team New Year's In what we
humorously call our “Rose Bowl”
Well, It’s a nice trip out here and
California will play their chamber
of commerce against ’em the first
half. Would have brought Colgate,
but everybody out here thought
they was a tooth paste team off
the radio. Yours,
- WILL.
PUBLI9HKD EVERT APTUNOOI
KXCBPT SUNDAY.
Calvin Coolidge
State building, This is one of the
few pictures ever made showing
the two outstanding politics,
rivals together. The committee is
trying to find “away out” for
railroads, on behalf of inve "ions.
Railroads Propose
Extension of Cut
Chicago, Dec. 12.—(AP)—Execu
tives of the naflonaks railroads
proposed to the brotherhoods of
employees today that the ten per
cent reduction in pay be extended
indefinitely past next January 81,
when the agreement of last year Is
due to expire.
The suggestion came from W. S.
Phiehoff, spokesman for the mana
agemerits at the start of their Joint
conference with heads of 21 shop
chafts. It caused a recess less than
one hour after the conference with
labor heads had convened.
STEDMAN PROPOSES
RADICAL WES
Some Will Be Readily Ac
cepted by Legislature
and Others Opposed
Do llv Dtsaarea Ssims
la the SI; Walter BrUl.
nr j. r saikesvill.
Raleigh, Dec. 12.—Most of the xe-,
commendations made by former Stato
Treasurer John P. Stedman in his re
port to Governor O. Max Gardner,
which has just been made public, art
undoubtedly sound from a purely fi
nancial point of view, it is agreed by
most of those here who have studied
these proposals. But many of these
recommendations are not expected to
get very' far in the general assembly,
(Continued on Fm* Two.)
Appalachian Coal
Case Is Advanced
By Supreme Court
Washington. Dec. 12 fAP)—Th Su
preme Court today advanced the ap
peal of Appalachian Coals, Inc., ar
organiaiion of bituminous coal ope
rators. from a decision that the or
ganization violated th kherman anti
trust act to January 9. * •
The order of th* court will greatly
sped decision of a case considered of
vital importance to the coal and nat
ural resources producing Industries.
6' PAGES
TODAY
■■HMnssssunmaHßßasivMMh
FIVE CENTS fittEl
CHARGES AMERICA
SHOULD HAVE KEPT
IlfT OF SITUATION
$ United States Wished to
Hold Aloof, Hoover
Ought Not to Have
Become Involved
SHOULD HAVE MADE
GERMANY TAKE STEP
That Country Could Have
Asked for Moratorium,
Herriot Declares; War
Debt Issue Will Be De
bated in British Commons
on Next Wednesday
Paris. Dec. 12 ~(AP) Premier Her
riot. blaming all Europe's debt trou
bles on the Hoover moratorium of
1931. told the Chamber of Deputies
today that his government propoee*
to pay with reservations the $20,000,-
000 debt installment dtte the United
States next Thursday.
Payment with oat -reservations, Be
laid, would be Inaeceptabte, and out
and-out refusal to pay would be "the
final imprudence."
DECLARES UNITED STATES
SHOULD HAVE STAYED OCT
Paris, lec. 12.-(AP)—The debt
moratorium which President Hoover
ieclared in 1931 was the cause »>r all
the present trouble in which Anrer
ica's debtors are now involved. Pre
mier , Herriot declared today in ouv
lining his debt , policy before tha
Chamber of Deputies.
"That is my interpretation of thd
Hoover moratorium.’’ he said
“If the United States did no* want
to concern itself with the probp'm of
(Continued on Page E»mv.)
Six Men Injured
In Wilmington as
Two Trucks Crash
Wilmington, Deo, 12.—(A P)—
Six unemployed mr-n temporarily
working on ,» itm timproi ament
project here wore Injured two
critically when a laundry truck
crashed into the rear of a truck
taking the men to work.
R- I Wand Hamer, driving tha
laundry truck, said the driver of
the other machine failed to hold
out his himd aa he pulled to a
atop on Un way to work, and that
be could not avoid the crash.
* Garner was arrested, however,
and chy rged with recldeas driving
All aix of the Injured were taken
to a hospital, where It was said
they received varying degree* of
ln.lp.rjr. Physicians said the two
eittlealiy Injured had a fighting
cfiance to live. _ ;
Roosevelt
Considers
N.Y. Affair
ALbauj, N. Y. Dec. 13, —YAP)
Franklin D. Roosevelt's attention to
i day was upon'Hew York. State’s Re
publican legislature, which wma to
! consider his proposals ty behalf qf
“draetic" reorganixatiofl In the Ntv/
York City government.
Mr. Roosevelt braved a snowstorm
and treacherous roads last night to
drive track to Albany from Hyde Park
for a conference-with Lieutenant Gov
ernor Yehman on the situation prior
to convening the special session sche
duled for 8:30 o'clock tonight.
WEATHER
FOB NORTH CAROLINA.
Cloudy with rain to night and
Tuesday; sllgixtfy colder Tuesday
sad In west portion isnlytofc

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