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GATEWAY TO CENTRAL j CAROLINA. NINETEENTH YEAR Insull Extradition Refused By Courts In Athens, Greece American Petition for Sur render of Former Utili ties Magnate In Chi cago Rejected BEST LEGAITtALENT IN GREECE IS HAD Insull Is Under Indictment In Illinois for Grand Lar ceny and Embezzlement in Connection With Collapse of Middle West Utilities Company Uhens. Greece. Dec. 27. (AP>—The '. rrk courts today rejected an Am mean petition for the extradition of S imuet Insull. former Chicago utili ties official. Mr. Insull is under indictment in I '.mois charged with grand larceny '••il embrittlement in connection with •lie collapse of the Middle West Utili *ic.s Company. II %.s BEST LEGAL TALENT IN COUNTRY IN DEFENSE Athens. Greece. Dec. 27. (AP) Simue! Insull. debonair ind talkative. vi"..l;cd into u court roo n of *hii-' an i i<»ni Greek capital today with the h- -• legal •» lent the cr*un*-v afford c.i 10 d * C.».l himself against nn ex t: idition demand from Chicago. Tlie former multi-millionaire utili ty- operator ts charged with embet i rment and larceny. ‘ r h- hearing commenced at 9:80 a. m Mr. Insull asked for a translator rt.rt a lawver was r. ppointed. Mr. Inaul! gave his Identity and declared he had no profession and that he agr-ed that the hearing be public. Sharp Cut Sought In Spendings Washington, Dec. 27. (AP>—A spe cial appropriations sub-committee was designated in the House today by Chairman Byrns to attempt to re duce six annual appropriations the total of which Byrns estimated to be more than $140,000,000. excluding the puhMe debt. These expenditures, which are fixe* hv legislation, continue from year to year, and ordinarily are not subject to change by the committee. There naa been recent discussion ( f the possibility of abandoning for a time the annual appropriation of around $430,000,000 for retirement of the pubilo debt. Resolution Would Halt Groupings Bill In House Com mittee Would. Dis approve Hoover Reorganization Washington, Dec. 27.—(AP)—Chair man Cochrane, of the House Expendi tures Committee, prepared for intro duction today a resolution disapprov ing President Hoover's program for government agencies. Cochrane, whose commitee has h"id hearings on the changes recom mended by the chief executive, said i h» resolution was "very brief and idvocates disapproval of the entire Hoover plan.” The Missouri Democrat said he Manned to call his committee togeth er “within a couple of days’’ for ac tion on the resolution and that he be •i>v, d it would be approved. House Madera believe the resolution will pass. Disapproval by one branch ' f Congress Is regarded as prevent ">sf the recommendations of the Presi dent from taking effect. Md. Hoover proposed and transfers of more than 50 agen- r ' p *. including the transfer of river and harbor and flood control work Hum the army engineers to the De partment of the Interior weathlr FOB NORTH CAROLINA. Bain tonight, probably clearing Wednesday morning; not psqwfr change la temperature. Ufcttitersmt WUtB okvici o» th* associated pr***. Re*tudymg Debt*? ■ : k p IfPW? MBKm JM Owen D. Young Bernard Barucb An informal restudy of foreign debts by Owen D. Young, top, ano Bernard M. Baruch, has already been arranged by President-elect Roosevelt, according to some close to the New York governor, to be, presented to the next president for action after March 4. Young and Baruch are considered two of the foremost financial experts is the Democratic party. STATE OFFICIALS GETTING NERVOUS OVER THEIR JOBS Group Serving by Appoint ment Uneasy as Ehring. haus Comes Into Of fice Next Week MAXWELL BELIEVED CERTAIN TO REMAIN Pou Likely To Stay at State Prison and Jeffress Prob ably Safest in Highway Office of Any in Entire Group; Most Others Fairly Hopeful Dally Dispatch flares*. In tk« S»r W*M« Hole!., PV J C. BAfKERVItt. Raleigh. Dec. 27.—Those State of ficials who are dependent upon ap pointment by the governor for their jobs are about as comfortable as if they were sitting on hot stoves right now, despite their efforts to appear unconcerned and nonchaient. The other State officials and ail State em ployes are always more or less ner (Continued on Page Five.) Legislative Economy Talk Is Little More Than Talk Always Plentiful In Advance of Session, But Scramble for Job* In qnd Out of G eneral Awembly Frequent ly Causes Members t o Weaken s Stand Daflr Diapateh •**£“?*, ta the Sir Walter Hatal, ■T J 6 UASKJCRVIbIs. Raleigh. Dec. 27 —There te already much talk about economy In the State government and many axe pre dicting that the new 1933 General As sembly la going to wield the economy more vigorously than ever before and let the chips fall where, they may- Yet the old timers here point out that there la nothing about this talk of economy before the legislature meets NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED ONLY DAILY HENDERSON, N. C., TUESDAY AFTERNOON, CONGRESS RETURNS TO WORK TO SPEED LEGISLATIVE -WORK Democrats Expect Extra Session, but Will Get a« Much Done Now As Is Possible USUAL CHRISTMAS RECESS CURTAILED Reports That Hoover Will Veto Farm Relief and Bee r Legislation and Controver sies Over Budget Convince . Leaders Extra Session If ; Certain Washington, Dec. 27. (AP)-Demo cratic leaders hav e little hope an ex tra session of Congress can be avoid ed, but they are determined to force through the short session ns much of their legislative progrant rs pos sible. This was evident today as Speaker Garner cut short the usual Christmas lecess and called the House together to speed action on appropriation bills —a major item on the program for the present meeting, ending March 4 —and possibly dispose of Philippine independence before the week ends. Reports that President vetoes will pile up the Democratic farm relief and beer legislation, and impending controversies surrounding proposals to balance the budget have all but cenvoinced the leadership that Presi dent-elect Roosevelt must summon an extra meeting soon after March 4 if campaign pledges are to be speedily fulfilled. Garner yesterday told newspaper men that he personally thought pros pects for escaping an extra session were “not bright," in view of frequent reports of Mr. Hoover's opposition to immediate modification of the Vol stead act and to the domestic allot ments farm relief plan.C which House Democrats are pushing. Would Call Upon R. F. C. To Report On First Loans Washington. Dtc. 27. — (AP)—A re solution calling upon the Reconstruc tion Finance Corporation to report to the House laons it made during the first five months of Its existence was introduced today by Representa tive Howard, Democrat, Nebraska. The corporation was not required to submit a report of loans to Con gress until July 20. when the relief act was signed by President Hoover. It had loaned about $800,000,000 up to that time. Floods In South Are Impending M*mphis. Tenn.. L»ec. 27. (AP) — The deep rivers down south are mis behaving again and some of the tri butaries of the Mississippi are even trying to get “the old man” fulL A flood warning for the upper Bt. Francis river district was issued here last night by the United States meteo rologist as the stream rose in Mis souri and Kansas. It was above flood stage at Chaonla, Mo., and St. Fran cis, Ark., and a stage of 22 to 23 feet was forecast for Friday. Farther down the valley another western tributory of the Mississippi was getting slightly out of hand in Its upper reaches. Fed* by the swollen Poteau, the Arkansas river went above flood stage at Fort Smith, Ark. and flooded lowlands for Arkansas and Oklahoma was predicted. Livestock and property in the af fected areas were evacuated against further rise. and that this talk usually .subsides very quickly after the legislature ac tually gets In session. For every time the legislature gets ready to apply the economy axe or pruning hook ot gome department, division or bureau, there is always a delegation of po liticians and lobbyists ready to shout: (Woodman, spare that (tree.’" Mine times out of ten it is spared- Fre quently the appropriation for the P«r tContinued on Page Eight.) v • Batlu Uis patch ) IN THIS SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA. SALES TAX URGED BY SENATOR SHOT TO SQUARE BUDGET Would Exempt From Provi •ions Only Farm Pro ducts As They Come From tlje Farmer WILL NOTPREDICT REPUBLICAN STAND House. Ways and.'Means Committee Begins Study of Fiscal Affairs and Speaker . Garner Says If Sales Tax Is .Necessary It Ought to Be Imposed Washington, Dec. 27-. (AP)—Chair man Smoot, of the Senate Finance Committc-, said today the "only way to raise the needed revenue" to bal ance the Federal budget was to adopt a general sales thx. exempting only farm products as they come from the farmer. Discussing plans of House Demo cratic leaders to revise the sales tax, rejected last session in that body, if that is the only path left that will lead to a balance* budget, the Utah Republican said he (would support such a levy. Smoot would not predict what the Senate Republicans generally would do about a sales tax, but in the past there has been considerable support in these ranks for it. RENEWED DISCUSSION IS HAD IN HOUSE COMMITTEE Washington, Dec. 27. (AP)— Re newed discussion of the advisability of levying a manufacturers’ sales tax sprang up in both the Senate and House today as the House Ways and' Means Committee laid plans for b»v ginning its study of the governmental fiscal situation. In the Senate the veteran chair man of the finance committee. Smeet of Utah, said the sales tax Is the only means that can be found to bal ance the budget. A somewhat similar statement came from Speaker Garner. He said that if it were necessary to pass such a measure, “I’d do It.” Meanwhile the House Appropriations Committee tackled the budget problem from an other angle. Its chairman, Byrns. of Tennessee, appointed a sub-commit tee to see what annual appropriations could be lopped off. $1,118,145 Paid Out To Old Banks More Than $713,000 of Amount Paid De positors; $307,263 Was Secured Raleigh. Dec. 27.—(AP) -Gurney P. Hood, State bank commissioner, to day reported the liquidating division of his department had paid $1,118,145.- 92 to 28,710 creditors of closed banks in North Carolina since October 1. Oif tfiis amount. $713,485.71 was paid depositors; $307,263.76 to .secured creditors and $97,296.45 to preferred creditors. Only $123,497.65 of this amount was borrowed from the Reconstruction Finance Corporation. Hood said. One loan of $6,927.27 was made to the liquidating agent of the Citizens Bank, Mt. Olive. The loan has been paid in full. One loan of $116,570.58 was made to the liquidating agent of the Merchants Bank, Durham. This loan has been curtailed $14,781.94. AWILL Santa Monica, Calif. Dec. 27. Beet story In the paper today— and there was ‘many of fine charitable acts on Christmas—hut away out oir the Escalante desert, between Los Angeles and Salt Lake. I have flown* 7 over it many times. It’s one of the most de solate places you ever saw. One lonely ranch. The father had died, leaving the mother aad a whole house full of children. Well, the pilots on the Western Air ran took up a purse of SBO and got the children clothes and toys; sad then flew low on Christinas day and dropped ’em. What a Godsend the and the radio Is to out-of-the-way places. Yours, WILL. * 27, 1932 R. S. McCoin Missing From Home Here Since Thursday; Possible Clue Is Rumored Missing Five,Days fcrom Home Here v JiMHi - K j&BR ' SHF R. S. McCOIN. 64 HOLIDAY DEAD COUNTED IN SOUTH 38 Die in Automobile Mis haps; No Fatalities In North Carolina Atlanta. Ua. Dec. 27— (Ap> The South counted 64 dead from its Christmas holiday pocAdentp as routine activities were resum ed today. Thirty-eight, died n» automobile mishaps, five from eating a Christmas cake that contained poison, one of alcohol le poisoning, six from drowning, five in ac cidental shootings, four in rail way accident*. one in a faulty parachute jump and others in miscellaneous accidents. TELEPHONE EXPERT DIES IN BALTIMORE Baltimore, Md„ Dec. 27. —(AP) - John F. Catty, 71, retired vlce-presi dent and chief engineer of the Am erican Telephone and Telegraph Com pany, today at Johns Hopkins hospital ot cardiac complications fol lowing an operation which was per formed last Friday. Many developments in the field of telephone, telegraphic and radio com munication were attributed to Carty. hoover"party now AT ST. AUGUSTINE St. Augustine. Fla.. Dec. 27 - (AP) —President Hoover and his fishing party arrived here at 1 p. m. today. Circumstances Will Guide Policies Os Roosevelt In y Bringing Back Prosperity % w By CHARLES P. STEWART Washington. Doc. 27. If any man in public life Is preeminently quali fied to 'express progressive-ism's ttopes and expectations of the com jjfcg 'Roosevelt administmtirn, ,it should be Senator Bronson Cutting of New Mexico. Senator Cutting | not only is one of the most advanced of the upper congres sioral chamber’s in dependent politico economic thinkers; he is one of the ablest and most en lightened. He is a shy individual, still in his earlier 40 s. but unquestionably gravitating rapidly into the leadership of his group in I* ’ B ■? -' I \ * ; - ; Washington. Incidentally, ho Is a PUBUEHBD 11 VERY AFTBRUOOS EXCEPT SUNDAY. 54 IMPRISONED IN MINE ARE ALL DEAD Illinois Village Turn* to Funeral Arrangements For Victims Mowraqua, 111., Dec. 27 (Al*) Hope was stricken from Mpwta qua’a vocabulary today as this vil lage of 1,499 moved to bury its dead—victims of a coal mint* dis aster. No longer was (here a vestige of belief that the remaining 15 men trapped some 700 feet underground could be alive. Saturday 54 min ers were oiiomhed after an ex plosion loosened an avalanche of debris clogging avenues of escape. •Already 39 bodies have been un earthed A.s o the other* —“mot even a miracle could save them now.” That was the way the director of the rescue squads put it. FOUR NEGROESHELD IN DEATH OF WOMAN Daindt idge Tenn . Dec. 27 (API- Four Negroes were held in Jefferson county jail today for questioning in the assault and .slaving of Addey •Rainwater. 53-year-old inmate of the county poor farm. Her body, the clothing torn and bloody, were found In a thicket rteai hero yesterday by a Negro youth. Examining physicians said sh e had been dead since Saturday. A wde sproad investigation was launched to day. I 1 Groton and Harvard product, precise ly like the president-elect; magnulfi cently educated and In office as a conscript, not from any motive of per sonal interest or ambition. JrAning such outstanding Repub lican insurgents as Serrator George •W Norris of Nebraska Hiram W. Johnson of California and Robert M. |La Follette of Wisconsin in support of Governor Roosevelt during the last campaign. Senator Cutting spent con siderable time in the New Yorker's company throughout the latter half of the Democratic candidate’s pre election activities. Later, "he was call ed Into consultation .with the presi de nt?elefct at Warm Springs. Generally. Senator Cutting is re garded as among those best acquaint ed with plans for the White House term, beginning March ,4. s "Sly understanding," said the sen ator, in response to my query as to (OonUnmd on Page Plm) 8 PAGES TODAY FIVE CENTS COPY CONFERENCE HELD DURING AFTERNOON IN PRIVATE OFFICE Mr. McCoin’s Nephew, M. A. Sitton, With Whom He Talked on Tele phone, Is Here OFFICERS IN TWO STATES JOIN HUNT Nothing Learned Other Than Unannounced Information In Hand Here Today; Last Contact of Friends With Missing Man In Richmond Thursday A development in Hie mysictn*"* disappearance of R. S MoCoin. wii . has been missing from his home hei-* since last Thursday, was thought like ly late this afternoon. While ft was understood a possible clue had been unearthed, those who were in poei lion to know something refused flat ly 1o make a statement, merely sat ing that they could not tell all that was known just now. M. A. Slttin, nephew of Mr. McCoin came here today from Richmond and was in conference with a local group thia afternoon. It is also understood that a private detective is active in the case. Cards sent today to police In other cities announced a liberal reward for the location of Mr. McCoin or his automobile, but named no specific sum. No word has been received today and no clues of any nature whatever had been obtained to furnish the slightest indication of the where abouts of R. S. McCoin. prominent Henderson attorney and real estate and insurance man, member of tho State Advisory Budget Commission and former State senator, who has been mysteriously missing from hi.t home here since last Thuist .y. Every (Continued on Page Eight.) Theatre Employees Robbed of $485 In Rocky Mount Bank Rocky Mount, Dec. 27.—' M’)—- William 'Parrish and Mtrvln Barnes, employees of a theatre here, were held up and robbed nt $485 late last night In the nallway of a bank building. Parrish and Barnes, who had gone to the hank to deposit the theatre's receipts, told police that a man with a white handkerchief over his face stuck a pistol into their faces and forced them to hand over the hag containing the money. Police are without clues. Woman Held In The Death Os Teacher Mrs. E. E. Forsythe, of Raleigh, Denied Bail in Alleged Criminal Operation Raleigh, Dec. 27.—<AP>—Mrs. E. E. Forsythe, Raleigh, woman, was or dered held today without privilege of bond following the death In a hospital here las nigtht of Miss Myrtle Gard ner. 29-year-old Four Oaks school teacher from what doctors said was a criminal operation. Bond was set at SIO,OOO for George Clifton, of Coats, ordered held as an accessory before and after the facts in the case. * Miss Gardner, who formerly lived in Angler, Harnett county was re moved from the home of Mrs. For sythe to the hospital yesterday after noon, Chief of Police Clarence Bar bour said. Mrs. Forsythe and Clifton pre viously had been arrested on charges of being accessories In the alleged criminal operation, hut the more se rious chary,-e was lodged after Miss Gardner's death.