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GATEWAY TO CENTRAL CAROLINA. NINETEENTH YEAR SEARCH FOR House Declines Further Cuts In Agriculture Bill On Two Measures Member ship Refuses To Cut Be low Appropriations Committee Draft BEER BILITcOMES UP BEFORE SENATE Will Get Consideration There Next Week; Five- Day Week Bill Also to Get Early Consideration; To Dispose of Philippine In dependence Soon W i.hmßion Pec. 28 i AIM Ade • .•<* refusal to economize hevond the • •mmendation* of the nnproprta • - committee showed itself in the H i e today as it pushed on toward •<: Iv passage of the big agriculture .-.ipiny bill. On tw>. separate occasions the member-hip refected proposals to • un -ome hundreds of thousands off i0.n00.000 appropriations mea- One propo reduction was in • ‘ ttnount for printing agricultural 7ubMcntiona. The other was $1,000,000 •he $4,381,000 tota.l of the Federal < >iment for agricultural aid to eand territories. The House was at work alone, the Senate remaining in holiday recess, which again prevented action by its ’ ■ ticiary committee on legalization of brer. Chairman Norris set consideration of the question for next Monday and v»n«»«4 Hid opposition ’to holding hnrings on the bill. He proposed re •nr ting It to the Senate immediately •r.ete are enough members voting in Me committee to make its action for- Norris also named a committee to j v *rr work January son the five-day i a. rk bill introduced by Senator Black j Democrat* Alabama. Tltis measure '• uld prohibit fix>m interstate coni r et<*> merchandise in whose manu : ‘lire employees worked more than v hours a week. disposition of the Philippine . !< pendence bill was promised as < . nnaan Hare. Democrat. South « > iiia. of the House Insura! As s - Committee, presented to the it .i-e the compromise agreement w • h ?he Senate calling for indepen < u <:e in ten The Senate al •• o|v ha* appro. _d and House action • morrow or next day will send it to President for signature or veto. Taxation and nudget balancing j : s of Democratic House leaders appeared much disrupted as they ■ greed that President-elect Roose vpM - disavowal of sponsorship of a gcneial manufacturers’ sales tax had killed any chance of enacting it now. Waves and Means Committee hear ihowere. will be started on gen cial government financing i;rxt \Wd nt.-day. . ? JpM Mrs. Forsythe and Durham Doctor to Be Tried in Wake Raleigh. Dec. 28. i AFi- Solicitor 1 C lat tie said today he would le ,t any move to prevent trial of Dr. MiUe Kobetson. of Durham, and Mrs. ! K poi .ythe. of Raleigh, in Wake "ipetior Court, on a charge of mur <i<• r in connection with the death of Mi-. Myrtle Gardmr. 29. Four Oaks -rh-Ktl teacher, from an illegal opera ' I*ol. Roberson and the woman were be un |i*'|d in jail heie without privilege • f bond, although R O. Kverett. Dur b *m attorney for the physician, was *\prc*ed Thursday or Friday to seek • • procure his freedom on habeas •oipus. Japan To Enlarge Force In Manchuria Immediately Tokyo, Dec 28- 'API Plans to ■ '•“lsier Japan's military strength in ■Manchuria were announced today by th*» war office. Basic changes in the nation's en tire military establishment and Us administration also were tc be ef fected. Modernization of arms and equipment and the training of at Uan lu0"00 officers and men in their u>i' wtic important phases of the re f»roi plan. It was announced that, although itmwmm Bmlu Bx&patth newspaper published in this section of nukth Carolina and Virginia. * WIKB 8I&VICI °* TH* ASSOCIATED FRBSS. Home from Geneva 1 wbL Norman Davis, distinguished Amer ican statesman, homeward bound for the New Year, is’shown as he arrived at New York from Europe on the S.S Manhattan. Davis headed the United States delega tion to the recent disarmament con ference at Geneva. GARDNER RELIEVED AT RELINQUISHING DUTIES OF OFFICE Governor Regrets To Leave Raleigh, However, He Says Week Before His Term Ends MANY EXASPERATING RESPONSIBILITIES Big Decisions Ultimately] Get to Governor, Who Must Be the ‘Goat”; Par dons and Paroles and Bud get Responsibilities Carry Great Weight nnllr l>l*r>n«rh Rnrnia. In the Mir Walter Hotel. BY J C. ntSKERVILL Raltigh. Dec 28 —Governor O. Max Gardner, witn only one week remain ing of his administration, is experi encing a feeling of distinct relief at the prospect of dehnqulshing office as governor, although in many ways there is also a feeling of regret in leaving public life, he said here today ‘lt aonie one had the power to of fer me another four years as gover nor. and would tell me that I might remain here in ibis office for another term, nothing in the world could In duce me to aceopt it." Governor Gardner said. "For. while I appreciate the great honor that came to me when I was elected governor, and while I have enjoyed the four years I have spent as gnven.oi of this great State. II Is with a distinct feeling of relief that I approach the end of my ad i " (Continued on Page Thrw.) the number of units would be but lit tle increased, the quality of equipment of Japan's forces in Manchuria would be greatly improved. More airplanes, tanks, heavy guns and r>otorized units and improved methods of com munication would be provided. The war office declared its purpose was non-aggressive, and that Japan was merely trying to close a gap by which it hitherto had lagged behind the military progress of other world , powers. . » HENDERSON, N. C., WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, DECEMBER 28, 1932 M’COIN SHIFTS WILL HOOVER SEEK RENOMINATION7 L *- a t pC .JEWS**) ,jk «'•>*. x ISB jg ■HBBppa W -v ■ 'x : :'HKnßr dial I* si» itiij. s P|Ti>i<lvnt Hoover is reported a> displaying an interest in reorgani zation of the Republican jjirty i sufficient to convince G 0 l - -a-n- j a tors that he desires to he renomi nated in lityt;. White House source.* have intimated that Law renee Hichev, one of the secre taries to the president, l>» given the task of party reorganization, which would put the Hoover forces in control. Old Guard and Fight To Bring Instill Back Will Be Continued But Next Move of Chicago Authorities Is Big Question Mark; Greek Law Prohibj ts Further Charges of Same Nature Against Utili ties Magnate There Chicago, Dec. 28. iAP» The fight to biinc Samuel tnsull. Sr., hack to the United St;>i« .> I*> face his ac cusers is to go on. but there wa> a big question mark today as to the method r-f procedure. This was indicated today by the prosecution, which accused the for mer utilities czar of larceny and em bezzlement. on which the Grerk court of appeals at Athens refused to or der his extradition to the United Stales on tlie ground depositions fail ed to support he allegations. There wa sn possibility that State's Attorpey Thomas J. Courtney would ask the State Department at Wash ington to request the Greek govern WILSON IS LAUDED IN DANIELS SPEECH Will Be Center of Epochal Era, He Says In Birth day Address • Wilson. Poo. 2«—f APl—Wood row Wilson will l»e the central figure in "the mn*t ethical ora in modern history." Josephus Daniels, former secretary of the navy, told ihe Wo men's Democratic Club of Philadel phia today in a speech commemorat ing the 76th anniversary of the birth of tjie war presideht. He quoted General lan Smuts’ ap praisal of Wilson: "Americans of the future will yet proudly and gratefully rank him with Washington and Lincoln, and his fame will have a more universal sig nificance than theirs." “As we observe Wilson’s birthday." Daniels said, “we rejoice that this celebration comes on the eve of a re turn of Democratic leadership in America. It is not prophetic that we stand upon the threshold of as en during a period of Democratic ad ministration as that inaugurated by Jefferson, and which would have fol lowed Wilson's two terms but for the repercussions of the World War? From 1800 to 1860 the Federal govern ment was directed nearly all the time by DemotjpiUc presidents.” V . V Jr Jp . -lane - Wa*ls»dorlli K Law relive lie |ie> I'rogressivc Republicans alike aro said to object strenuously to tijis. Cdiarles D. Hilles, New York’s Re publican national committeempn, is said to be desirous of taking charge of the party’s destines. And Representative-elect James W Wadsworth, former senator and a wet,- A' leadmgl x movement in Washington to wrfrst control of the national committee from President Hoover. ment to deport Mr. Instill to some country from which he might be ex tradited. but he declined to give a definite answer to this phase of the case. FURTHER ACTION ON SAME CHARGES BARRED IN GREECE Athens. Greece, Dec. 28. (API Samuel Insull. liberated yesterday after the courts denied a petition for his extradition to America, returned today to his hotel from the hospital where he was taken short ly after his arrest several weeks ago. “Thank God, the truth was piov*-d" (X-tDtinuod on Pag* Six) HOOVER ABANDONS FISHING A WHILE Cruises Leisurely Dow i ! Florida East Coast To ward Palm Beach With President Hoover in Florida. Inland Passage. Dec. 28.—< AP* Abandoning plans for fishing before Friday or Saturday, President Hoover today decided upon continuing his slow cruise down the Florida east coast waterways, and starting his an gling off Palm Beach. Favored with almost perfect weath er soince starting his cruise, the chief executive awoke to another perfect day this morning, after his flotilla had heen under way since sun-up. The small fleet, passed Daytona Beach shortly before 10 a. m., without stop ping. The President, assembled a small medicine ball cabinet on the top deck of the U. S. Sequoia this morning. WeaThlr FOR NORTH CAROLINA. Rain touight and poMibly Thursday morning; slightly cold er Thursday and in went portion tonight. TO MARYLAND CITY Automobile Identified In • Columbus, Ohio, And Search Quickened More Than Ever Anonymous Letter Tells Os Man Killed Thursday Also Leads To Location of McCoin Automobile In Co lumbus, Ohio, Leading To Belief Henderson Man Was Killed by Hold-Up Men Near Petersburg, Va. Following is the complete text of an anonymous letter bearing on the mysterious disappearance last week of R. S. McCoin. of this city. The let ter was mailed in Chicdgo'-CfHrlstmas night at 9:30 o’clock, special delivery ind addressed to "The Supreme Judge >f the Supreme Court. Raleigh, N. C." Chief Justice Walter P. Stacy, vho received the letter, yesterday morning turned it over to Henderson authorities. The spelling and gram matical inconsistencies in th c letter are according to the text, as supplied in copies from the original. It follows: Dear Judge: I dont know you and you dont know me but I must tell some one what has just happened to me. I met three fellows in Jacksonville last tuesday they called one of them Jumbo one Aged Bishop Dies ■ ■ BISHOP CHESHIRE BISHOP CHESHIRE DIES AI HOSPITAL Venerable Episcopal Divine Succumbs After Illness In Chariotte Chnrlulte. Dec. 28 Th e Rt. Rev. losenh Blount Cheshire, widely be loved bishop of the Episcopal Diocese oi North Carolina, died at Charlotte Sanitarium here at o'clock last night. Bishop Ciu'shne. who was in hts 83d year, was brought to the hospital on December 16 to und-orgo treatment preliminary to an operation, but short ly after hg entered he took a rapid change* for the worse and th e opera tion was never pevfornm d. From tne first his condition was (Continued on Page Six.) AjWILL Rogers \7 *jgys: Beverly Hills. Calif., Dec. 28. So. "technocracy" wants to do every thing by machinery. Well, if they can Invent some machine that will kill more people than automobiles, why their plan will work. i Three hundred and eighty over Christinas and prohibition not re pealed. That’s more people than died by pestilence during the same three or four days In all the countries combined where we send doctors to teach ’em how to be “civilized.” So, machinery Is Just doing fine. If it can’t kill you, it will put you out of work. Yours, WILL, eUBLIIHID KVERT AFTIIMOOH EXCEPT SUNDAY, t Slim end the other one they Shorty. They had a targe buirk sedan but no money I had six dollars we agreed i that 1 would spend rAy money for I gass and cats and they would tiling me to Washington. Wp started and after breaking into two filling ata | tions v/e reached Petersburg Va i thursday about two Oclock money I was gone and ga.ss was getting low. We tried to beg gass but could get j none. Between Prtersbuig and Richmunc Jumbo was driving he said there are four of us and we must have gass the | next'’ man I meet thats alone 1 wjj I biush against hi.s car and we will make him pay us damages enough ! pay gass and eats. The next car we met was a Chrysler sedan with one (Continued on Page Three.) ENTANGLEMENTS IN ‘WRITING OFF' WAR DEBTSJS FEARED Some Guarantees for Future Trade of United States Highly Desirable In Deal RESPONSIBILITY OF U. S. IS INESCAPABLE Has Place in World Econo mic Jam and Tariffs Must Play Big Part In Negotia tions for Restoration of Normal Conditions of World’s Trade By CHARLES I\ STEWART Washington. Dec. 28. Assistant Secretary of Commerce Julius Klein expressed himself exceedingly to the point the other night, in a radio talk, he sirid (hat thc United States is un likely to progrr ss far toward world trade's restoration, which many eco nomists consider the main essential to renewed prosperity, unless the na tion makes some of the concessions required to set the wheels of interna tional exchange again in motion. In short, it may safely be taken for granted that Dr. Klein was hinting at an effective use the United States is in a position to make of a substan tial part, at least, of its outstanding war debts—by "writing them off" in return for future profits and for an (Continued on Page Six.) Four States Searching For Missing Local Man Hagerstown. Md.. Dec. 28.—(AP) Sheriff Bruce Downin. of Washington county, accompanied by one of his de puties. today began a search of the area north of Hagerstown, in which R. S. McCoin. Henderson. N. C.. at-, torney is believed to have been buried. EVERYTHING POSSIBLE IS BEING DONE IN VIRGINIA Richmond, Va.. pec. 28.—(API—T. McCall Frazier. Virginia State motor vehicle commissioner, and chief of State police, today said hts men are lending every possible effort In run ning down clues in the case of R. S. McCoin. prominent Henderson. N. C.. attorney. Commissioner Frazier, who has been asked by Governor Pollard to 6 PAGES , TODAY FIVE CENTS COPY LANGSTON LEAVES FOR HAGERSTOWN TG JOIN IN HUNT Police Chief Here And Car vin Linthicum To Assist In Search For Body Or Clothing CAR IS IDENTIFIED FROM THE NUMBERS Billfold, Glasses and Bloody Glove Found In Chrysler Located In Columbus Gar age, as Stated In Anony mous Letter Sent Chief Justice Stacy With the Chrysler Sedan of R. S. McCoin. mysteriously missing from Tiis home here since last Thursday, found and definitely identified In Columbus. Ohio, search for 'Mr. McCoin was quickened and today In following up clues given in an anony mous lei ter received yesterday, and which led to the finding the auto mobile in a storage garage fn the Ohio capital city. The anonymous!, letter, which wan rent to the chief justice of the North Caroina Supreme Court, was received by Chief Justice Walter P. Stacy and turned over to Henderson authorities gave directions for findings the car and also said that the man from whom it was takoii between Petersburg and Richmond last Thursday dM' i irnon was killed bv hold-up men and bis body buried several miles oil ti > main highway between Hagers 1 own. Md . and Dniontown, Penn., after the cloth ing had be<n stiipp. d ofi and depos ed of. The letter was signed ‘A (-•»•• in Distress." and told of bow tin wntei had gotten up with three of I i ; men in Jacksonville. Fla., start m north and run out of gasoline and f*»id. and decided to sideswipe the lustL auto mobile they saw with a ma:j tid ug alone, and then stop and c|a ,u dam ages. It said the man w«,s slugged with a blackjack, but without inten tion to kill, but that he dic«i a few minutes later and the dead body whs transported many miles inbo Mary land or Pennsylvania before being buried. The fact that the letter led to the discovery of the McCoio car. and that he was supposed to fc*e coming south from Richmond the £*ime after noon of the tragedy redded Itu, the letter led the belief on Pse part of many here who have read the letter that Mr. McCoin had beem slain After the letter was sen! here yes terday by Chief Justice Stiu:y. brought from Raleigh by M-iyor Ir? ine B. Wat kins and M. cr. Pearce, .'local attor neys. accompanied by John A. Liv ingstone. librarian of the State Su preme Court, the authority v in Colum bus weTe communicated ’wilh by Al. B. Wester, secretary-treal urer of the Henderson Loan and Real Estate Com pHiiy, which Mr. McCoin. headed, and (Continued on Pag a Three.) leave no clues wittiout investigation, .said that his men today were busy seeking witnesses fio an accident near Petersburg, reported to have preced ed McCoin s prof .able murder. M. A. and L. fr\. Sltton, nephews of McCoin. left he,ve today for Hagers town. Md.. to p a rticipate in the search for the body g traces of the clothing of their uncle. COLUMBUS fTNGERPRINTS CAB POUND IN A GARAGE Columbus, Ohio Dec. 28.—<AP>— Police here today were ask id to ex* - amine fing>y prints on an automobile, apparently the machine driven by R. S. McCoin. missing Henderson, N. C., attorney, Which Was removed to herd i quarters from a garage where it wad > left: by &R unidentified person.