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fHENDEkriON,
! ijaVEWAY to
CENTRAL
CAROLINA.
NINETEENTH YEAR
Wintry Week-End
J
Leaves 25 Deaths
In The Southland
Accidents Respo nsib le,
Many of Them Traceable
to the Cold Envelop
ing the Section ,
FOUR OF FATALITIES
IN NORTH CAROLINA
Four Also in Louisiana,
While Georgia Leads With
£is?ht; 14 Due to Automo
bile Mishaps, While Six
Succumb to Exposure to
the Weather
V. air a. Ga.. Dec. 19 (AP)
' v in try left the
' nh with 25 dead from
v dents, and many of he
aiities were traceable to
. cold.
> «!• xths wero du<’ to auto
mvh ips on the icy Mreelsmnl
♦ix deaths resulted (from ex
v.( wer*- fatally burned n"d
• • - killed in a boiler explosion.
•\ * train and one mas drowned
. n’ub after being overcome by
ffrom a heater. t
- i led in deaths, with eight.
Ciioli"* and Louisiana report
; .r t-tch; Alabama Mississippi
• V r: nta tw 0 each, and Kentucky,
■> ~ Cato.ina and Florida one each.
I'M F LOSE UVKS WHEN'
I.OG HOCSE IS BtRNEI)
it i. Ohio Dec. 19 ( APi Four
• - .ns were burned to death early
r» wh.'n fire destroyed a log house
Gloucester, north of here.
Vote Soon
For Giving
Out Cotton
.1. i;* "it. Dec. l'J. — lAIM —Ar-
-.♦••it were made today for the
• u act on the Jones bill to give
“ “ b iles of Farm Board cotton
Red Cr«Ms to alleviate cold 1
•he unemployed, and on the!
!:•' imiMs measure to pay the Mexi- '
~ l• vi-tnment $30.1*10 for the deithj
’.v , ( .f its nationals.
Fi re Traps
Firemen In
Charlotte
1 11><‘ te. Dec. 19 »Al’> Two fire
r i upped under a falling floor
i ... .-ocd from a burning clothing
•h i today, while den.se clouds
•i "kc front the building impeded
•r. < fforts to cheek the flames,
• ' appeared to be spreading to
• :bv -ones.
nn .James Fluse and W. P. Aiw
■'i- fit omen, saved themselves
• phyxiation by remaining close
floor as far as possible, while
■in tiroke in the rear of the
'■•re to extitcate them.
• •• flumes raged on unchecked
firemen had fought them for
• h.in an hour, and downtown
was blanketed by heavy
. which opured from windows
' bunding.
Corbitt Company Builds
Huge Truck For U.S. Army
Makes Run From Aberdeen, Md., Proving Grounds To
F" ort Bragg In Record Tim e and Meets Every Test,
Measuring Up To All Requirements Promised
s
UUpatrk ■arraa, i
»■ the sir Waiter Hotel. I
J ntSKKRVILL.
-l) Dee. 19. What is prot>ably I
-•■-I and most powerful truck |
1 ' " here in the United States, j
built by a North Carolina. I
1 ! pawned through here several
1 -“- This u a specially built
.nti!l*iy transport truck built
i rm Uie United State* Army
" t ‘a i.itt Motor Truck Company
Henderson
L.XAAXD wihi annoa
or TUX AHSOCIATXD PRBBI.
New Cabinet Head
■k , i m
jbl
JoitpH Paul-Boncour
Paul-Boneour is the r.tw French pre
mier. having succeeded in forming a
ministry after Camillei CtiautcmpS
failed in the undertaking wlien the
Herriot cabinet resigned after it 3 de
feat in the French Chamber of Depu
ties over the payment of the Decem
ber debt installment to the United
States. Paul-Boncour dynamic states
man has represented France at Ge
neva conferences.
MORE POWERS FOR
COMIWSSIDN URGED
By RATE ENGINEER
Recommendations for Hand
ling Utilities Made In
Report of Dr. Charles
E. Waddell
reductiowTgiven
ARE NOT ALL ASKED
But $1,107,000 Cuts In Elec
tric Charges Considered
Big Accomplishment And
Achieved Without Litiga
tion and at rifling Cost to
People
Uuiir OUpatrk 11 area a.
In Ibr Sir Waller llnpl
nv J C B*«K KILVII.I,.
Raleigh. Dee Neither the State
Corporptvm Coran #s.'Sc,n nor Dr,
Charles E. Waddell, rate expert and
eng.neer .or ihe commission, regard
the total reduction in rates of $1,107,-
000 resulting from the recent “con
ferences” with the power companies
as entirely satisfactory. Dr. Waddell
says in his report to the commission
that was made public Saturday. But
he does consider it about the best
that could be accomplished under
existing laws and conditions and es
pecially within the short length of
lime during which the rate reduc
tion agreements were
i But Dr. Waddell does not stop with
these reductions. He submits seven
very definite recommendations for the
<Continued on Page Seven)
| on a test run from Aberdeen proving
! yrouhds. Aberdeen, Maryland, to Fort
I Bragg, where It is undergoing ftir
j ther tests. On the run from Aber
; deen to Raleigh It broke the world s
record for transporting heavy artil
lery having covered more than 8w
miles in one day. The truck
fully Inspected by engineers of the
Stajp Highway Commission here dur
(Continued on P*S* Ssvsa^
1 <
* . ■ < i
NEWSPAPER
ONLY DAILY
HENDERSON, N.
f —— ■ —*
HOW THE DEBT PAYMENTS STANpI
Bi DEFAULTED K
Extra Session Looms Now
With Jam Os Legislation
Increasing For Congress
Washiugion, Dec. 19.—(A I*) —
Prohibition, farm relief, approp
riations and economy—those were
Monte of the stumbling blocks fac
ing Congress today as it entered
the week before Christmas with
the conviction growing that a
special session next spring is in
m ttabte.
House Democratic leaders pre
pared for the vote this week on
beer, vetdently confident of pas-
Sentence In !
Pine Lifcvel j
Bank Theft!
Ralph Barbour Gets
15 Years and Rup
ert Wilson Five; Two
Acquitted
Smithficld. Dpt. iy.-tAP* Ralph
Barbour today was sentenced to serve
15 years in Suite's Prison, and Rupert j
Wilson was given five years by Judge
W. C. Harris for their part in the
robbery of the Bank of Pine Level,
near here last fall.
Barbour pleaded guilty to tli< crime
and attempted to take all blame, but
a jury found Wilson guilty and ac
quitted two others, Victor Barbour
end John Hamilton, of connection
with the affair.
Judge Harris.said he would recom
mend a parole for Wilson when he
completed one year of his terra.
— ~i —
Gardners Are To *
Entertain Public
New Year Sunday
Raleigh. Dec. 18.—(AT)—Gov
ernor O. Mu Gardner and Mrs.
Gardner will entertain North Car
olina’* "public” at a reception at
the executive mansion Sunday aft
ernoon, January I. as the final
act of the Gardner administration,
under plans now being formulat
ed.
Governor Gardner said today It
was planned to have the mansion
open to the general public from
3 until 6 o’clock, New Year’s af
emoon.
Round Trip Hop
Across Atlantic
In 1933 Planned
Dayton Ohio, Dec. 19. —(AP) —Ten-
tative plana for a roundtrip trans-
Atlantic flight in 1933, for the pur
pose of testing new airplane equip
ment and devices, have been an
nounced by Louis F. Green, of Day
ton.
The flight also would be in com
memoration of the 30th anniversary of
the first flight of Orville and Wilbur
Wright at Hawk. ft. C.
WuThM
FOR NOJtTH CAROLINA.
Cloudy . tonight and Tuesday;
slowly rising temperature in west
portion toulghkand In central and
wmt part»o» »!*«*?•
fJ'v- ~ 1 * - *
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Uatlu Btspalffi
PUBLISHED IN
. c., MONDAY AFTERNOON DECEMBER 19, 1932
sage there, hut conceding difficul
ties when Die proposal reaches the
Senate.
Both the House and the Senate
today devoted time to minor leg
islation. with the former also
continuing debate on the Interior
Hepahaiwt approinfottotM bill,
the second of the eievfo aaajor
supply measure* which mat he
enacted if a special session Is to
avoided.
‘ME’ FUNGS
1 WAT CRITIC
Chaingang Ward Wrathful
Toward Man Who Lays
Plots on Him
Newark, K. 4., Dec. If) (AIM
Mrs. Vlnent Bums Vincent
Burns, of l'allsadcs, N. -J., sister-
In kin' of Rnbeit Klliott Burns
Georgia chaingang fugitive said
-today R telegraoa- sent to her and
signed with the name of Murphy
Hal'ow-y, Atlanta lawyer, stated
that Miillmvii: was in possesion of
facts which cun save Bums from
extradition.
Newark. N. J„ Dec 19 i AH) -
Robert Ulliotf Burns, fighting a re
turn to a Georgia chaingang. flung
the word “lies’’ today at Sidney
George Flagg, of Seattle.
He declared Flagg was telling un
truth* when he declared that Burns
planned Hwo hold-up* and got Flagg
to take part in them. He also denied
lobbing his way to freedom from the
chaingang to which Georgia want.* to
return him.
Burns, author of “I Am a Fugitive
from a Chalngagng.” issued this
I statement when he read Flagg’s story.
“It is abosluteiy untrue. Every word
is a He. Flagg did not go to the same
chaingagng I went to”
POSSE HUNTS FOR
OFFICER’S SLAYER
Greenville, Miss., Dec. 19 lAPI A
posse of officers and citizens, led by
bloodhounds, hunted delta countiy
today for Cleve Kaiser. 25-year-old
negro who shot and killed Town Mar
shal W. J. C. Davia. 45. of Glen Al
lan, as the officer tried to arrest him.
f^pOGEltS
\j P 4oys:
Santa Monica, Calif., Ike. |».—
The United State* senate sen
tenced the Philippine* to 12 more
years of American receivership.
Wfil you tell me one thing?
How can one nation tell when an
other nation is ready for Indepen
dence? But oar government can
do it. Yes. sir, there is not a
dozen of ’em that’s ever been west
of the Holden Gate, but they just
could tel! you to a day It years
from now, just when the “Little
Brown Brothers” would be able to
mess up their affairs as bad as
ours-
Certainly lucky for us we got
our liberty when we did. Suppose
the House of Commons in Eng
land was holding a clinic over us
to decide If we were rradji for
H *etf-detenaiaation.”
lours, WILL*
THIS SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA.
leas Lose
Appeal To
U. S. Court
Ends Hope of Father And
Son of Escaping North
Carolina Prison lay
x Supreme Coprt
REFUSE TO REVIEW
HERE
Attorneys May Ask Recon
sideration, But That Is
Rarely Granted; Second
Time High U. S. Tribunal
Has Refused To Take Up
Appeals from ThL State
Washington. Dec. 19. tAP» Luke
‘Lea Tennessee publisher, and his .son.
Luke Len Jr. convicted of conspiracy
to defraud a North, Carolina hank,
today, were ilcniecj a review: by the
'Supreme Court of the refusal of the
North Caroline Supreme Court to
grant them « new trial.
Apparently this ended the hope of
I-Cfi- a former United States .senator
of release from his sentence, • through
the Supreme Court, although his at
torneys ntav ask for consideration
of the action today. Such considera
tion, however. Is lately granted.
The ruling today was the second
time the court has refused to take up
the convictions in North Carolina
Slate courts of the Leas.
On October 21. Lea. his son. and
Wallace Davis, former president of
tho Central Bunk and Trust Company
of AsheVille were refused a reviw of
a conviction on conspiracy charges,
which included cliims they had de
frauded the North Carolina bank.
Filipinos
Don’t Like
Their Bill
Manila, P. 1., Dec, tvt. —mF' -A pro
posal that the Philippine legislature
be given (ho right to reject any
Filipino independence measure or ac
cept anv provision "with reservations”
was made today by Manuel Quezon,
pi evident of the territorial Senate.
He issued n statement after con
ferring with other legislators on the
United States Senate’s pa-ssage of the
Hawes-Cutting independence bill.
His wad a more tempered comment
on the Senate's action following near
ly 12 houirs after revelations of a
threat to boycott American goods be
en us;: of objectionable features in the
bill.
U. S. TAXESFROM
STATE HOLDING UP
Only 12 Percent Less During
Past Fiscal Year,
port Shows
Daily IN*pati-h Rare**,
In Ike .*Mr Walter He tel.
ItT J C. HASH Est Cl I. L.
Raleigh, Dec. 19 North Carolina's
tax bill to the Federal government
'luring the fiscal year closing June
30, 1932. totalled $231,138,991 a de
crease of 12 percent as compare I with
tht. total payments of $262,849,801i d» i
ing the preceding year, p.ccord'ug
t gu'es received todry by Bryan W.
!=tpe statistician of th' Detaftmtr,.
of Conservation fro o ‘he *l. K, Tie i
sury Deparimont. i
Only in Nevada. Kentucky and
South Carolina, according to the
analysis by Mr. Sipe. did the tax col
lections hold up better than in North
Carolina. Virginia waa shown &a mak
ing equally as good a showing, the
deerase in that State being just 12
(Continued on Page Seven.)
PAYING CHECKS TO
CONFEDERATE VETS
Raleigh. Dec. 19. -■<APi- Checks for
$412,390 to Confederate pensioner* of
the State are now being distributed,
Baxter Durham. State Auditor, aaid
today. , •*
ai^WL^^^pl
PQBUteKD EVERT .A FT JMLUOOi
KXCXPT BDNDAT,
Cooperation With
Roosevelt Sought
Again By Hoover
Sorry for "'Fugitive’'
'' Wk ll if ‘
mm % mm wa
Although it was she who turned
him over to the authorities in 1929,
after seven years of being a fugi-,
tive, Emilia Pino (above), former
wife of Robert Elliot Burns, of
chain gang fame, says she is sorry
he has been captured again. She
also professed sorrow for having
betrayed him when he was a pros
perous magazine editor in Chicago.
Bums was recently captured in
Newark, N. J., where he had lived
for the past two years.
EHRINGHAUS BEGINS
PREPARING ADDRESS
Governor-elect Not- To Re
turn to Raleigh Until
Inauguration Time
REALIZES TASK GREAT
Fools Humble <i Fac. of Impending
Responsibilities; Has Divulged
No Data on Gmlcut ot
His Ma—gca
Bnllt Dlapare* noreoa.
In Ike Sir Walter Hotel,
nv j r DtxKCHViti.
Raleigh, Dec. 19 -Governor-elect J.
C. B. Ehnngliaus ,ias returned to hi*
home in Elizabeth City to complete
his inaugural address and his first
message to the General Assembly, fol
lowing his attendance on the aerie*
of meetings held by the Advismy
Budget Commission. Mr. Ehringhaus
intended leaving here Saturday, hut
was delayed by the bad weather un
til Sunday.
While he has already started work
both on his inaugural address and his
(Continued on Page Seven)
Revolution Plot
In Argentine Ends
. As Quiet Returns
Buenos Ayres. Argentine, ee. 19. -
'APi -Developments confirmed the,
government’s mastery of a revolu
tionary plot today, and the Argentine
political atmosphere became the clear
est it has been since constitutional
ism was restored 1n P’ebruary.
' Definite dispelling of a threat
which has been looming in thQ back
ground throughout the
tion of President Jnato and had be
come a major hazard in recent week*,
was forecast. •- :
McFadden’s Impeachment
Attack Was Aimed 'Chiefly
At International Bankers
By CHARLES I*. STEWART
Washington. Dec. 19. Because i
seven members besides himself were |
ail Congressman Louis T. McFadden j
of Pennsylvania was able to muster, j
to vote wit * l ljim 1
| when he offered an
Hmpt impeachment reKolu
a B ainst Presi
dent Hoover in the.
house of representa
tives the other day,
V s4ume< i that he f«il-!
ed to create a pro- j
found impression. ;
most lawmakers nre ,
afraid of the cat I
they think the Pennsylvanian might!
let out of the bag he is -so auxlous I
to open. J
Spaces
today
FIVE CENTS COT
President Especially Anxi«
out for Continuity of
Nation's Policy on
War Debts
MESSAGE IS SENT
TO THE CONGRESS
Hoover Says It; Is
To Proceed independently
■°f Congress; Interlocking
of Debts, , Economic and
Disarmament Questions Is
• President’s Idea
iWashington, E%\,19 (AP)
—Cooperation wish Presi.
R<*s&&lt to in
sure continuity of AmencaTi
, foreign pojl fey
as to war debts, the world
economic conference and
d isa loosed
today by er
in a messageHcr-ficngr^ss.
I-acktng rongressldPTl for
revival of the war
the F*resident dcclared~~ltVrnce.awCy foi
him to proceed independently, of Con
gress to act up machinery ror ffurther
liebt discussion with the*i- rvauops who
have not defaulted.
H* suggested an interlocking' of the
debt, economic and' dbta rmament
quMtions, and indicated that a corn
niiaeion on debt-s would be appointed
eoon by him. some of the member*, of
which would also be delegate* to the
world economic conference *et so:
Text year, while others would have a
Ini.sson with th e present, utaarmameot
negotiations. *
it ,is the us'iumption here that Mr
Hoover already has aaada soma over
lures toward Mr. ItooMweit and that
the peiaoimei of the group which 1
to handle the debt discussions will tr
mbmiiide to the Prealdciu-clrct for
hi sappioval before appointment.
U. S. Agrees
To Examine
War Debts
Stanley Baldwin
Informs Parliament;
France Wants New
Discussions
London, D«-c. 19 (41*)—Stanley
Baldwin, told Parliament today
that tha United Stated government
had agreed to undertake with
Great Britain a jo lift examinaU«*i
of the whole queatkin of war debt
payments.
A* spokesman for the government
he declin-d to accept a suggestion by
a member of the Hraise of Common'
that a five-power l€uropea" confer
ence be called to d/scuss the |Hjc*tii»i
lity of “common aettion” toward secur
ing a muia favor*Jiie ua.de balance
kntinurd on Pnx» Six)
That forf;lng an Inquiry into tb >
official conduct of President Hoove*
- whose tferm will end lees than tbre t
I months hence, anyway —was only It •
; cldenLal'y,- the object of the Keystor t
congees f mans’ resolution, scarcely r* -
quires saying. It is to lntematiom I
bankiirg that be ha* referred fr« -
quent fy as the mainaprotng of tfc »
expiring administration. As investiga
tion/of the president's record wouii
be. juore than anythin* else a pro! »
! in*o nctlvdes of the financiers who t
j M ’.i’ad'Jei: a« chiefly respo: -
• sific. if not for the present depre -
! at least for its severity.
The congressmans .own career h: *
| jo ?en extraoidinary. fie is one of ti s
i fhardesl of the public men of today )
| CConUoued ooFa** met)

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