OCR Interpretation


Henderson daily dispatch. (Henderson, N.C.) 1914-1995, December 15, 1932, Image 1

Image and text provided by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library, Chapel Hill, NC

Persistent link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn91068401/1932-12-15/ed-1/seq-1/

What is OCR?


Thumbnail for

' HF.WERSON,
GAVE WAY TO
CENTRAL
1 CAROLINA.
NINETEENTH YEAR
another big slash
IN APPROPRIATIONS
MADE IN COMMITTEE
Interior Department
Bill Trimmed Even Be
low One-Third Cut
in the Budget
OVER ?18 MILLIONS
already curtailed
This for Only Three De
partments; Boulder Dam
Appropriation Reduced by
Iwo-Thirds from Present
fiscal Year Allotment by
the Government
IVr I V i APi An-j
i. i- ct..y cm -upply bill, cur-!
a <l3t«C.iM«i for I hr* Depart-:
f bf* interior next year was
••• the House today by its!
t.s committer.
• <t ’ha: department had $67.-
1 was contributed to
■ \ :l. Budge: Bureau and the I
•,< ’he former iecommeudinp
‘ nut the latter cutting $2.-
* * • • of: that.
.ail the Treasury-Post Office
mcasuie pending bbefore the
when the second annual ap
' ior. measure was reported to
• \|»-'n<litur&s recommended so far
’>• 11*31 fiscal year are J215.R22.-
ihan the current year, and
• ol two bills carrying only
. • . Ml* I i*)« t
• biggest single cut in the In
rsoasure involved Boulder Can
..an; ere that huge project
» toiHMinn for this year, the bud
• I’ommended only $10.1)00000 and
K »ti.-- committee approved $8,000.-
* ■ e -urn on which the House must i
\n:..n!i the amounts recommended
• p committee in the bill fat ex
i.ture in 1931 «»n parks were the
i-o/rd Great Smoky Mountains
k s_'K. 130.
Vw Heavy Guard
I nr White House
From Bonus Men!
W Hshington. Dec. 15.—(AP)—A
;imnl of 26 additional inetTo
i- h;an policemen today war, sto
"• »> I ai the White House, with
:• *till larger force held In re
‘i«. i, after reports were received
ih.<t n croup of bonus marcher*
oit.-ndr I to visit the exec utive
snsion.
i’olire had reports that more
than lihi niemhers of the “rank j
•mil liV' veterans would visit Ar- .
lincton cemetery this morning and j
• hro j.-turn toward the Htitte
Mouse.
Two Rivers
Co In Flood!
t
IK Saturday!
Ruins To Push Xeuse
•md Cape Fear Out
‘»f Banks, Weather!
I a pert Says
igi* Pec. 15. (AIM If the
• i i •.; is right and he usually
K istern North Carolinn rivers
!*• .ond their banks by Satur
\ lii-imm the meteorologist, in.
• of the Kilcigh Weather Bu- i
d-dieted the Cape Fear and 1
rivers would be too big for
’■••l* by day after tomorrow, but
' mage was expected.
* '“'l \NI»S KI.OODKP WITH
LITTLE DAMAGE IN MOUTH!
Ain . Dec. 15. <AP>--|
goi'len with mud washed over
w lands of Georgia. Alabama and i
ippi today, but slackened rain-j
loomised abatement of flood
I
• twin streams that went out of
'•inks into the bottom Rinds in
■vi-'t Georgia were receding and.
nv"is still were boisterous in
a. i md Mississippi, the rise was
h’d with decreasing apprehen
™~ ri 1
Mettiterson
PULL) LEAFED WIKI auvio
OP TH* ABBOCIATBD pSSr
j Spud Wizard
i K
,1 w f
. JV I
A magic touch that seems to charm
the “murphies" out of the ground
is one of the accomplishments of
William Henderson (above), of
Fort Fairfield. Me. William /let’s
call him Bill, it’s chummier) re
cently won the potato raising con
test in Maine with a yield of 184
barrels from a single acre. The
•Vat broueht him a SIOO prize
EXTEND WAGE CUT
YEAR. UNIONS SAY
Counterproposal Offered to
Employers at Confer
ence In Chicago -
BASIC RATES REMAIN
; No Change Suggested by Either Side.
I Bui Employers Had Suggested
Si* Months Extension,
Then N egoiiaiions
Chicago. Dec. 15. (AP>— Union
railway labor suggested in a counter
proposal to employers today that the
present agreement for a ten percent
reduction in wages be extended one
yrar its expiration date of next
January 31.
j The ra.:.oai:s tnul suggested that
* the present, agreement be extended
1 for six months and the ijuestion of
wages then be negotiated under the
tailroad labor act.
No change has been made in basic
wage iatos and none is suggested in
th*. proposals by either side.
WOMEN AT NEW BERN
WON’T VISIT FRANCE
New Bern, Dec, 13.—(AIM— Or
i girnlzation of a group of New Bern
{ •‘octet) women who pledged them
j selves not to visit France so long
J as that country refused to pay its
war debt* to the United State*
was perfected here.
In ttie group are several wo
men who said they are planning
European trips next summer, but
that France will not be included
In the itinerary unless the war
i debt* are settled before they sail.
TEXTILE BRITS
FILED WITH I. C. C.
' Manufacturers Enter Their
I Claim Involving Rates
on Piece Goods
j Raleigh. D.c. 15 (AP)-The brief
j of North Carolina and South Carolina
textile manufacturers in their cases
1 before the Interstate Commerce Com-
I mission involving transput- l ion rates
1 on cotton piece goods and related ar-
Mcles charged by rail oj.ds 1 ;*s just
betxi filed In Washington.
Though North Carolina anufactur
ers launched hte fight, they hr v- been
j joined by the North Carolina Cotton
Manufacturers Association, the Ame
rican Cotton Manufacturers Associa
tion. and the Cotton Manufacture
Association of South Carolina.
I Hearings in the case* storied April
I 5 and were concluded July 27.
Much evidence was introduced on
behalf of North Carolina cotton mill
interests in support of their conten
tion for uniform rates throughout the
eastern portion of the United States
for cotton piece goods and related
. articles.f The brief sets forth tha.
this position is opposed by the car
| rlers In “official territory" and by
New England cotton manufacturers.
ONLY DAILY
newspaper published in this section
Attacked President
j -
KL. J r JB
V ..
■fk (F7B
Charging, among other things, that
the President “has unlawfully dis
sipated the financial and other re
sources of the United States," Rep
resentative Louis McFadden, Re
publican, of Pennsylvania, flung a
verbal bomb on the floor of the
House by demanding the impeach
ment of President Hoover. Rep.
McFadden created a similar sensa
tion last year, when he charged that
Hoover had “sold out" to interna
tional bankers.
ANOTHER RAID ON
STATE FUNDS NOW
LOOMING IN WEST
Buncombe County Would
Like To Unload Some of
Its $53,000,000 Debt
On State
WOULD SEND BACK
PART OF SALES TAX
A. D. Mac Lean Wants State
To Assume Highway Debts
of Counties-; +Ks —Own
County Would Thus Get
Relief on About $1,000,-
000 of Obligations
Dally DlnMtrk Berea*. .
In Ike *lr \V niter Hotel.
I* V J C. n4.M<F,|IVILI,
Raleigh, Dec. 15—The effort to re
move the 15 cents property fax and
thus dump another $4,500,000 hertofore
raised by property taxes in the coun
ties, back into the lap or onto the
ntek —of the State, is not going to
be the only cf/ort made by the couu
(Continued on Page Seven.)
2 Negroes
Due To Die
Tomorrow
Raleigh, Dec. 13. <AP) Two Ne
groes today were being prepared for
electrocution at Slate’s Prison to
morrow. while two white men who
had been scheduled to die tomorrow
had been granted executive clemency.
Warden H. H. Honeycutt said every
thing v ns iti readiness for the execu
tion of Alex Grier, convicted in John
ston county of the murder of a filling
station operator, and Harvey Wallace
sent to the chair from Lee county for
the killing of a Cumnock store-keep
er.
Tyre lay tor. executive counsel, who
investigates ail capital canes for the
governor, said, when asked about the
Negroes:
"I can see no reason why I should
recommend any change in their
cases.’’
Beer And Cigars Compared
As Entirely New Angle To
Wet-And-Dry Controversy
By CHARLES P. STEWART
Washington. Dec. 15.—Had any one
told them that they were about to get
a really new “slant” on the wet-and
dry question, when they began hear
ing* the other day. preparatory to
drafting a “beer bilT for Congress
to act on, members of the House of
Representatives' Ways and Mean*
Committee assure me that they would
readily have bet 100 to 1 against it.
To a member, they were convinced
that the subject already was exhaust
ed, from every essential angle.
However, they were aware that nu
merous wets and drys were fairly
bursting for a chance to discuss it.
{They h(* rt DO notion that an additional
N. C„ THURSDAY AFTERNOON,’DECEMBER 15 1932
Ballu Utswatrb
OFFERS PLAN FOR ,
VETERANS 10 GET
CASH FROMMS
__
Would Permit Sale When
Loans Paid Off,, Provid
ing Cash forJSoldiers
and Government
SAVING OFBILLION
ON HOSPITALS SEEN
Hines Tells Committee Also
of Proposal of Slashing
$12,000,000 Annually from
Present Appropriations;
Extend Existing Hospitals
If Needed
Washington. Dec. (APi -Legi.s
lation to authorize veterans to *«-ll
their bonus certificates) providing the
1 buyer pay* off loans {advanced on
them by the government was propos
ed in the House today by Representa
tive Bftchmann of Wogt Virginia.
Buchmann, Republican whip, said
the measure whs his individual idea.
He said it “will give the veterans the
immediate benefit of their certificates
ceaae agitation for cash payment of
the bonus and return more than XI,-
500.000,000 to the Federal treasury."
BILLION DOLLAR SAVING
IN CONSTRUCTION SHOWN
Washngron. Dec. 15.-<AP> having
approximately one billion dollars in
veterans hospital construction over a
period of 33 years and ana dditional
slash of nearly $12,000,000 annually
from existing appropriations were re
commended to a joint ©ongreasional
committee today by Ftonk T. Hines,
administrator of veteran affairs.
The committee nameg to study eco
nomies in the operatioO of all veter
ans' benefits heard Hines testify that
the billion dollar savings could be ac
accomplished by 1965 if extension of
existing hospital facilities were made
instead of continuing the present po
licy cf building new institutions.
Coast Line Clerk
Takes Own Life in
. Hope Mills Store
Fayetteville. Dec. 15 (AP) —Burt
Jonea. 40 clerk in the Atlantic Coast
Line railroad depot at Hope Mills,
.seven miles from here, was found shot
to death i»> a warehouse therp today.
Officials said he had committed sui
cide.
Jones walked through a store at
Hope* Mill*and hito a warehouse at the
rear A shot was heard and when by
slanders investigated Jones was found
dead. -’
He had off his glasses and
placed them carefully on his hat near
by. He left also in a neat pile by his
side letters addressed to his wife and
other relatives.
His widow and two children survive.
Youth Kills Both
Parents and Tries
To Take Own Life
Newton. Maas.. Dec. 15. — (AP)
Charles Jonah, 58, Newtonville car
penter, and his wife. Amanda 60 were
found slain in their home and
a half hour iater. police said, their
son, Robert, 19 confessed to the sda>-
ing.
Police quoted young Jonah as say
ing he had killed his mother to save
her further suffering from an illness
and had then killed his father to save
him from anguish that would follow
the death of his wife.
Police said young Jonah, after con
sidering his act, cut both his own
wrists with a razor and smashed his
left wrist with the blow of a ham
mer, according to the purported con
fession.
Robert was placed under a police
guard at the Newton hosptial. where
his condition was said not to be se
rious.
ray of fight would be thrown on pro
hibition.
The committee, to be sure, did have
in mind a couple of technical details
actually to bis settled before proceed-,
ing with the session’s beer legaliza
tion program.
In the first place, inasmuch as the
eighteenth amendment still is in the
Constitution, the beer must not be
too potent to “get by" the United
States Supreme Court as “non-intoxi
jcatlng In fact." On the opposite hand,
ti must be as nearly intoxicating as
'possible, in order to give it popularity
The committee recognized as the ini
(Continued an Pag* PovrX
OF NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA
SIX NA TIONS PA Y UP
OBLIGA TIONS TO U. S.
Listen to Beer Opposition
Bp w W ’i*
Repr?-en.ai.ve Kotert L,. Houghton, of North Carolina and Renreuu.ta
tive Henry T. Rainey, of Illinois, members of the House Committee which
is conducting the hearing on the beer question, are shown as they
L.vfened to the testimony of a large number of women drvs One of the
most prominent witnesses, Mrs. D. Leigh Colvin, president of the New
ork W C T. U., dramatically displayed a suit case full of dolls, bread
and milk, asserting that ts “father gets his beer, babv won t eet these **
Beer’s Alcohol Content
Increased To 3.2 Percent
Shaw Would Give
Ireland to L. S.
London, Dec. 15.—(AP)—Bernard
Shaw’S fare well jut to London ws
he left today with Mrs. Shaw en
route to the south of P rance to join
r, round the world liner, was:
“Give Ireland to the United
States and liquidate ail the war
debts.”
The Shaws will viait the Holy
I anij . India, Shun, iCiuiwt and
America.
2 White Men
RobSafeAnd
Fire Office
Bookkeeper And
Night Watchman at
Fayetteville Bound,
Gagged; Get $125
Fayetteville. Dec. 15. < API-- Two
nnmaskeu white men early today en
tered the office of the Southern Oil
Company here, bound the bookkeeper
and night watchman, set the office
afire and then fled with tF“”> fre-w
the company safe.
The bookkeeper. W E. Holcombe,
was working late on his books when
lie said two men entered the office,
hound and gagged him. and then roll
ed him outside the office.
The safe was open at the time and
the men rifled it, found the money,
fired the small office building and
fled. m
The fire was extinguished, but Hol
combe said all records were destroyed
The inside of the office was gutted.
4 Tm a Fugitive”
Author Now Held
For Extradition
Newark. N. J- Dec. 15.—(AP)—
Robert Elliott Bums, chxingmng
fugitive from Georgia, was held
in $25.W# ball today to await ex
tradition to the South. The
amount of ball was fixed after
argument between Burns’ counsel
and Police Judge Harold SltnaaM.
Charles Handley, counsel for the
fugitive, argued that ball should not
exceed $1,500. He said Bun* was a
good citizen who bad made one mis
take and had suffered heavily for it.
Since his escape, be said, he has been
living <i model life.
Burns—“l Am a Fugitive from a
Chaingang”—attained nationwide pro
minence by his -book and the motion
picture based on his experiences, was
arrested quietly last night.
PUBLISHED EVERT AFTUUOOI
, EXCEPT BUND AT
Measure Under Con
si dera ti o n Had
Limited Amount to
2.75 Percent
Washington, Dec. 15. —(APj— The
Hoiue Ways and Means Committee
decided today to Increase the alcohol
content allowed in beer, if legalized
under tho Coll.or bill to 3.2 percent
by weight.
The blit under consideration had
limited it to 2.75 percent. It also
decided to levy a $5 a barrel tax
Meanwhile, Speaker Garner said at
his p*css conference that he would
not commit himself at this time on
whether a general sales tax bill wouk
be undertaken at. the short session.
“I have not surveyed the situation.''
Garner said when questioned about
Secretary Mills' demand for a sules
tax to provide revenue to balance the
budget.
BOARD
WILL MEET FRIDAY
Raleigh. Dec. 15. ‘AIM The State
Board of Equalization will hold its
monthly meeting heio tomorrow. De-
Roy Martin, secretary, said only rou
tine business would be considered.
budgetTcommFssion
WORKING OUT BILLS
Raleigh Dec 15 * API- The State
Advisory Budget Commission toda>
continued its private sessions, as it
worked on the administration's appro
priations and revenue bills to be sub
mitted to the 1933 General Assembly.
Beverly Hills. Cal., Dee. 15.—Got
some news for you:
Fellow wrote the N. V. Times
(my mother pa|»er), took excep
tion to some fool things 1 bad
written and forgot about. The
Times took it serious, and so did
people arguing over it. They
thought the fellow was some au
thrrity.
Now what do 1 find out? He is
a young Harvard graduate, Chart
ton Ogbum., 22 years old. And
like ail Harvard
“Junior" wanted to do something
“worth while" for the old abna
mater. But Americas sense of hu
mor has taught ’em there Is three
things they must never take se
rious: A columnist on any paper,
political speech by any candidate,
and a Harvard graduate, if he
hasn't been out four years. Har
vard is an eight-year school,—four
in and four out. But after then
they are just as human and fine
as any college graduate.
So don’t take the debt thing too
serious from either Harvard or O.
C. C. (Oklahoma Cow Camp).
Their information on the subject
is about equal. Tours,
Spaces
today
FIVE CENTS CWI
SIX FAIL TO PAY 1
DEBTS TO AMERICA
NOW FALLING DUE
Tolal Due From 12 Coun
tries Today Was $124,-
934,421, in Principal
and Interest
t
BRITISH $95,550,000
IS PROMPTLY PAID
Gold Bullion Set Aside In
Bank of England and
“Earmarked” for America;
Italy, Czechoslovakia, Fin
land, Latvia, Lithuania
Pay; Fra nee Fails
I’ari*. Dw. 15.—(AP)—I’mrnier
Herriot refused a rommi*«l«>n to
form a new cabinet thin afternoon
and I’rcKidrnt 1 iiumediata
!>’ eaJie<i in (’arniilr Uhatitrinp*.
min’*ter of the interior, a* hi*
newt choice.
**Fretrtdeni the pre
mier told the pres*, “did me the
honor to invite ine to form a cab
inet."
“I thanked him with the re
spectful affecttoi; which I have for
him. but 1 declined thin honor for
rtaM>n» of (confidence to which I
am determined to remain faithfuL
1 will not enter any cabinet.”
(By the Anuxdated Frees)
Six nations owing varying sums to
the United States by reason ol luxtu
made as a result of the World Wbr
had paid or were ready to pay today
what is due. ,*
Six—France, Belgium, Greece. Kt
thonia, Hungary and Poland—hmre
•ndicated that they would not pay.
The total due today from the twelve
.s $121,934,421, principal and intwest.
Os this total. Great Birtain today paid
$96,550,000. which aum in gold bullion
was set aside in the vaults of th# Hank
of England “earmarked’ to m<et ti<S
obligation. •
The five other nations ready :o pay
were Italy, $1,245,437; Czcr^oslowaki»,
$1,500,000; Latvia. $148,H52: Finland,
$186,235; amd Uthuania. $92,286
The .ium due today from France,
and which the French Chimber of
Deputies voted not to pay thereby
overthrowing the ministry of Edouard
Herriot, is $19,261,432, all in«>-i^-st.
NAME ILLINOIS MAN
MINISTER TO CANADA
Washington. Dec. 15 *APi— Colonel
Nathan Willlas MacChosney. ol Illi
nois. was named by President Hoover
today to be Americans minister to
Canada. He will succeed Hanford,
MacNlder, recently resigned.
Education
Conference
Is Called
mm ~" i i
Hoover Summons
Leaders To Discuss
CurtailmeritS With
Minimum Damage
Washington. De<y. 15.--fAP)—Presi
dent Hoover has decided to call hi
conference on thjp “crialp in edu<~ac
tion." and invitgtiotw will be issued
so morrow for a group of educational
and other leaders to meet him Jan
uary 5.
The opening e«ssion wffl be address
ed by the chi'if executive, who wi’l
set forth as trte conference’s prlmar:
purpose the working out of “method*
of making necessary retrenchments in
school expenditures with the least po *
sible injury to the coming genera
tion.”
A second goal will be to secure ef
fective participation in constructive
action by t itizens of widely differln:
nontr of '/lew. but with a common ir
tereat,” in reducing educational cost .
WttlTHfß
FOB NORTH CAROLINA.
Partly cloudy and colder to
night; Friday cloud) ; colder oa
the c paaL
I
d

xml | txt