ASSOCIATED AND CENTRAL PRESS SERVICE
All Decorations to be Illum
inated Between 8 and 9
p. m. for Judging
Judging of trees in th* Ht"derso
Gulden Clubs lighted, decorated
Chiudmas tree contest will la* done
tonight between 8 and 9 o'clock, it
w [ announced wtfW out-of
town judges here to make ’he deci
sions. All persons who have lighted
infs or ligntcd decotu'tons of any
kind an asked t,» line them illunii
n.ited ketveen the <• hour- when th
aielgf’s will be up thiir rounds of the
With < .sprchil prize being olfeied
to the coloied pcopie this vra to" ti.f
first time, there have bee" a number
ot entrants from them together with
» large numbet of ih-plays by white
IS LAGGING HERE
Far Behind Total to This
Date Year Ago, Miss
The sale of automoble licenses for
J'*33 heie is tar b-hi'ul *hc correspond
lug period a year ago. amounting to
only about half, it was said today b\
Miss Nell Jordan in charge of th'
local office of the Carolina Motoi
Club, which is distributing the licens*
Only about 50# licence plates hav»
l»een sold here thus far. Miss Jorda>
said as compared with around t.O*v
to this date a year ago.
The local offee is open daily frorr
830 a. m to 130 p m.. and will bf
open for the convenience of motor
Ists in this section until January 15.
AS CAR OVERTURNS
Mr*. H, II Rasa and Mrs. Mary
Boyd Kills In Car That Overturned
On Durham Highway
• Mrs. H H Hass. Sr., and Mrs. Mac
Boyd Ellis were slightly injured yes
ter day afternoon when the automobil
ih which they were riding turner
over near Tar river bridge bet wee,
Henderson and Dm ham. Mrs. Bas>
who whs driving the car. erceive'
body bruises and head injuries whic!
were sufficient to keep her in bed to-
Uav. Mrs. Ellis received slight bod;
jnjuries. Staten Bass, who was als'
In the car. was not injured.
, The top of the car was mashed ii
iind tlie hood was crumpled, hut othe
than this, damage was slight.
WAS HELD TUESDAY
Funeral services weie held at f
o'clock yesterday afternoon at Whitr
Memorial Methodist church for th<
late B. L. Ftoberbson. who died Mon
day morning after a long illness. Rev
D E. Earnhardt, pastor of the Firs:
Methodist rhurch. was in charge of
the funeral inlet ment was in Rock
Bridge rrmo'ery. and the Junior Ol
der was in charge. furnishing all
honorary pallbearers Active pall
bearers weie announced as being J
E. Hamlert. W. R. Fleming. H. A
Jordan. B S Hope. J. T. Adcock. L.
End Serious Coughs
Don't let th*m get a atr.oigle hold. Fight
germ* quickly. (.rr*>mul<aon •-'umbineo the 7
be*t iirip. known to nwxjrrn s< iencc. Power
ful but harmless. Ptrasani to take. No narcot
ics. Vnur «lruggi«t will refund your money if
■ny cough or cold no matter how longstand
ing ia not relieved by Creomulsion. (adv.)
We have a number of desirable houses for
rent. Modern, good locations, and
reasonable. Let us show them to you.
Henderson Loan &
Real Estate Company
SEASON’S GREETINGS FROM NEXT “FIRST CITIZENS”
V- —t~tV hi i J> 1
W m mUM 8H
->. * t - p j j |j|| Up jaßi.. .
nv,. A . _
Merry Christmas ano A Happy New Year -
1- % from The Governor an* Mrs. Roosevelt
j --- - —» —
An intiniHtc touch given this holi
day greeting card, tent to their
friends bv Governor nnd Mrs.
ILUENZA IS NOT !
EPIDENIC IN CITY
Mumber of Cases Over
County But Not In
Although :h.T e is considerable in
lueiiza in Vance county and Hender
;on at the present time, it is not a
.et in any proportion of an epidemic
iccording to one local physician, who
aid today there was much less oi i>
ban at this time a year ago.
The doctor further stated that then
vas little of any kind of a car.
agious disease in this section at th
iresent time. A mild ipidcmic oi
iiphtheria experienced a few. weeks
igo had virtually disappeared now. r
vas stated. The doctor urged, how
ever. that every possible precaution
>e taken to guard against the spread
T,uhy Wallace, Vepro. was tried in
recorder's court today on a charge of
u*ault.> Judgment w;.» suspended on
paymen* of the costs.
Will R?avis. Negro, was fined one
lollar and the costs on a eharg* ot
being drunk and disorderly.
On charges of non-support of hi ;
wife. Mike Alexander was ordered to
pay one dollar each week for the sup
port of his wife. Prayer for judg
ment was continued on payment of
the costs. j
RED CROSS REPORTS
NOT YET COMPLETE
R G Klttrell. chairman of the lo
cal Red Cross Campaign, stated today
that, owing to the inclement weather
during the past two weeks, no reports
had been received from the rural dis
tricts. He said that the Negro mass
meeting wnleh was to have been held
in December bad been put off until
next Sunday, and that no report could
be made for them until after that
LiciMse To Marry— Grant Hicks, and
Willie May Fogg, colored, both of
Vance Cougity. obtained license tlh
arry at the register of d*-cds office
| Franklin D. Roosevelt, is provided
by the photograph of the Roose
vcH tainilv home, at Hyde i’ark.
I CITY COUNCIL WILL I
MEET NEXT MONDAY!
The regular monthly meeting of the!
Hendepson City Council, which was
! to have been held last Monday iven
! ing. i*ill be hold on Monday evening!
of next week. It was said todav, the i
( postponement having been made he- j
j cause of the Christmas holiday Mon
: ENTANGLEMENTS IN
“WRITING OFF” WAR
DEBTS IS FEARED
(Continued \rora page One.)
, agreement on economies in which thc|
United States could share.
President -Hoover has been urging a
program of this sort ever since he
; has been in tbe White House. Now
is his last chance. The subject is «p
--i propriately before the country, with
! the present uproar over European
i debt repayments and defaults and Dr.:
I Klein has been one of Mr. Hoover's
j ablest spokesmen, dating baek to tne
> period of the Californian’s own in
j cumbency as head of the commerce
I department, and the doctor's, as his
! director of foreign and domestic bus
! incss activities.
I The plan has certain plausibilities.
On the opposite hand, it has the se
! rious objection hatt its adoption nec
essarily would involve international
negotiations, with the United States
as a participant and seldom in Am
erican history has Uncle Sam sat
i down at an international conference
| table without losing his eye teeth hc
| fore getting up from it.
It also comes with a doubtful grace j
from a president under whose ad !
| ministration the finishing touches
j were put to the destruction of the
; same foreign trade which it is now
j sought to rt vn i hy ihe proposed con
To argue successfully that the Unit
ed States is otherwise than prominent
among those responsible for the world
\ wide economic jam is impossible.
The war ended with Ihe erstwhile
allied pow« rs in debt to the United
States, in gold to ai, ii mourn great
ly exceeding the total of all the gold
on earth. It was obvious that a set
tlement would have to ho effected hy
a swapping back and forth of credits
which called for the maintenance of
brisk buying and selling between the
This was the juncture at which the
United States, it, 1t»22, clamped on the
Fordnoy-McCumbei tariff, with the
avowed intention of shutting out im
ports. following it up the Fordney-
McCumber schedule not proving quite
as airtight as was desired with the
Hawlcy-Smoot tariff, early in the
That turned the trick; imports
slumped like a plummet.
Europeans naturally resented it
Hoovers Off on Fishing Trip
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Off to spend the brief remainder of 1932 on a fishing trip in Florida and
Georgia waters, President and Mrs, Hoover are shown as they left tha
capital, enroute to Savannah. Ga., where they boarded the Department
of Commerce yacht “Sequoia.” With the Hoovers is Senator Warren
at Yimonva mcxabex of the Presidential fishing p«£t£>^
IN. Y. For the next four yeari
they will remember their friend#
I from the White House.
and began adopting retaliatory tariffs
Another of Mr. Hoovers' ambitions
throughout his entire presidential
term, has been to induce the leading
world powers to join the United States
in an armament reduction agreement.
Pacifistically speaking. disarma
ment does not promise as much as
many good folk appear to think it
Two countries, disposed to fight,
always could find weapons.
For example, lacking arnjorclads,
they could fight with merchants ships
Rut there is this difference —
Merchant vessels are useful ves
sels in peacetime, and armorclads,
ordinarily, are of no use whatever;
they a.v pure wast«, described in
economic terms. Nevertheless, if other
countries insist on having them.
Uncle Sam must have a fleet. If the
others would scrap theirs, he would
need none, and it would be an enor
These, notably, are two of the con
cessions in return for which certain
persons contend that perhaps it would
bo worth Uncle Sam's while to make
additional reductions in his claims
against Europe ~
1. Freer markets for his exportable
surpluses of many sorts
2. A treaty enabling him to econ
omize on warships.
Three Women Are
Burned to Death
At Michigan F arm
Stan wood, Mich., Dec. 28.—(AI*>
—Trapped on the second floor,
three women Initiates of the Me
costa county iMwir bum. were
burned to death shortly after 1
a. m. today when fire of undeter
mined origin destroyed the In
The bodies had no! been posi
tively identified this morning. All
three were aged inmates of the
poor farm. They were asleep when
the blaze started. Other inmates
made their way to safety.
Fight to Bring Insull
Back Will Be Continued
(Coounued trom Page One.)
frc_ exclaimed to a correspondent as
he went to luncheon. He said he will
remain in Greece indefimtt Ij. living
at the hotel for the time being until
Mrs. Instill can come down from
Further proceedings cannot he
taken in Greece against Mr. Insull on
the same charges on which s court
ruled yesterday he was um \t i editable
a. legal authority said today.
The decision was binding upon
Greek executive authorities, barring
tnem from further steps should they
be so inclined, it was declared.
Dense Fog Halts
Slows Down Autos
Norfolk. V*., Dec. 28—<AF)—
Fog so dense it shut out all sight
of shipping was reported today by ;
observers at Cape Henry. Norfolk
also had considerable fog, which
reduced the speed of motor traf
Cape Henry reported that ihe
light fog of yesterday grew
heavier during the night. Vessels
In the harbor felt their way along
sounding whistles Incessantly. No
accidents were reported, however.
DIES AT HOSPITAL
(Continued from Page One.)
described a* serious, but he bhowed
gains at times.* His acute illness was
ascribed to blood poisoning. However,
a heart attack caused his death.
The bishop's oody will rest in St.
F*eter's church here today from 11
o'clock until 2:15 o'clock, at which
time an informal service of prayer
will be conducted by the Rt. Rev.
Edwin A. Penlck, bishop co-adjutor.
The body will be taken to Raleigh,
leaving here at 3:15 p. m.
The body will reach Raleigh tonight
and will be taken to th e diocesan res
Funeral services will be conducted
from the church of the Good Shepherd
in Raleigh at 11 o'clock on Thursday
morning. Rt. Rev. Bishop Edwin
A. Psnick. of I his city, bishop coad
jutor of the diocese, will be in charge
of the services and will be assisted by
the rector, the Rev. Theodore Patrick,
Jr., and t.hs Rev. Milton A. Barber
S. T. D. rector of Christ Church in
Raleigh, president of the standing
committee of the diocese. A number
of bishops from neighboring dioceses
will be present. All of the clergy of
the diocese of North Carolina will be
present and will be vested for the serv
ice. Kinsmen of Bishop Cheshire will
serve as pallbearers.
Following the service In Raleigh the
body will be taken to Tarboro .where
interment will be made in the grave
yard of Calvary Episcopal Church, of
which Bishop Cheshire’s father was
rector for 50 years, and where many
members family are buried.
For more than a half-century the
Rt. Rev. Joseph Blount Cheshire,
bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of
North Carolina, was one of the
South’s outstanding church leaders.
He built churches, founded Hos
pitals and schools and wrote—books,
monographs and occasional papers on
North Carolina history*: Secular and
He was head of his church in this
State for 39 years.
A biographer said of him. “his man
ner in repose is suggestive ot the
literary recluse and his manner in ac
tion is just as suggestive of a min
isterial David among the Goliaths of
worldliness and apathy.”
Bishop Cheshire was horn in Tar
boro on March 27. 1850. He was a son
son of the Rev. Joseph Blount
Cheshire. D. D„ who tor more than
50 years was rector of Calvary Epis
copal church at that place.
He received degrees of bachelor of
arts and master of arts from Trinity
College. Hartford. Conn., and In 1872
was admitted to the bar by the Su
preme Court of North Carolina He
practiced bnly a short time- one year
in Baltimore and five years at Tar
boro-before turning to the church.
Bishop Cheshire's rise in the church
was rapid. Within two years he had
been ordained to the priesthood and
a year later. 1881. became rector of
fcSt. Peter's Episcopal church in Char
The young rector entered his work
at Charlotte with all the energy-he
possessed. A new church edifice was
erected; St. Michaels and All Angels
churches were organized and work
was begun on St. Martins and In an
adjoining community his missionary
work led to the organization of a
He was active and influential in
the establishing of St. Peters hos
pital and the Good Samaratan hos
pital in Charlotte, the latter the first
in the State for Negroes.
With the late Rev. Edwin A. Os
borne, of Charlotte, Bishop Cheshire
established Thompson Orphanage in
that city, and it has grown into one
of the leading homes for orphan chil
dren in the State.
His rise to the head of his church
followed active membership in the
On October 15. 1893. he was conse
crated bishop coadjutor of the dio
cese. becoming bishop two months lat
ter "upon the reath of Bishop Lyman.
Upon his rise to the head cif the
church Bishop Cheshire moved to Ra
An important feature of Bishop
Cheshire’s Episcopate was the found
ing In Raleigh of St. Mary’s school
by taking over a private enterprise In
Bishop Cheshire was twice married.
His first wife who died in 1897. was
Miss Annie Huske Webb of Hillsboro.
Six childien were born to this union.
His second wife was Elizabeth
LansdaJe Mitchell of Maryland. There
were no children by this marriage.
He was an active member es the
North Carolina Historical Society and
in 1931 served as its president.
CONDEMNED MAN IS
TAKEN TO RALEIGH
Asheville. Pec. 28;— MAP) __ q us
Langley, under sentence of death for
the fatal shooting of Lonnie G. Rus
sell, filling station operator here sev
eral months ago, left today under
guard for State’s Prison at Raleigh
Langley was convicted several days
ago of murdering Russell, although
he claimed he was in Wilmlngton at
the time the filling station operator
was shot and robbed.
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBE R 28, iy«2
Charming Joan Macomber, attrac
tive New York society girl, is shown
In the costume she wore in the re
cent “Dance of the Gold Girls,” a
production intended as a depiction
of 1980. The show was given by
the alumnae of the Spence School in
New York for the benefit of charity.
WINNIE RUTH JUDD
BEFORE GRAND JURY
Nothing Definite Known As To Rea
son for Condemned Woman Test
ify* ig In Arizona
Pheonix. Aiiz., Dec. 28 <AU) Win
nie Ruth Judd, sentenced to hang
February 17 for the murder of Agnes
Anne Leery, was called before the
Miiricopa county grand jury here to
ddy. She was brought from her cell
in the Stjtlg penitentiary at Florence
Nothing was., divulged as to the rea
son for her appearance.
A large crowd gathered in the cor
ridors of the court house, recalling
the huge throng that attended her
“trunk murder" trial here.
The condemned slayer and her hus
band. Dr. W. C. Judd, recently an
nounced they would “tell the truth
and the whole truth’’ of her case.
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A new Interest Period will begin in <>ur
Savings Department on January Ist, IhJJ
Deposits may be made at any time, but all
deposits made on or before January 7th.
will bear interest from January Ist, at
the rate of 4 percent.
I he regular semi-annual interest will be
credited on all accounts in the Savings
depaitment on January Ist, so bring in
your book to have the proper credit made
We pay four percent compounded semi
annually July Ist and January Ist.
Citizens Bank &
Henderson, N. C.
Capital and Surplus $500,000.00
2n< *’ bein # a lofifal holiday this Bank
January bUt ** open “ on Tuesday,
ON THE INCREASE
But Still No Epidemic Exist s
State Health Officer
Dnltr IHapafeb R nri|la
In (hr sir U'mirr
WT J. « HtMKKRIII.I,
Raleigh. Dec •>* While u, ,
her of influenza c.w. bring ~
to the State U...,i<|
increasing rapidly, wih is;>
reported yesterday and vuth Jin
cases reported la-t week ( * ,
no indication of a u< i s, at.-,
epidf mic. acocrding p, t>, j
Parrott. State health ..ft,. , , th , ,
number of new iiifim-, • , , ,
ported so tar m Decent)•• i j |,.,,
compared wiih only hk f.. (l . ,
month of De<<-mbei l!<Ji
“Out of a total population • ■
00.0 jieople. 1.000 r .rw ia .
fluenza is not much, and n ‘
000 cases would not bo mu.
Parrott said This i, not ,
any 'general t ■
though there have jiroli .l.lv 1...
er 5.000 cases of influeii/.i th
than only 1.000, since w, . ...
that not more than otu fidh * •
number of cases is actually i ~ r ,
to u-5. I would „av that tint. ■*
nearer 700 new cases ovm o>, w ,
end than the 182 actually i. j..,
The inra»enza repotted <- f u
North Carolina this yeat i-v< i. t „ j
in farm and in many ease - !•*• m •.
than a severe cold. Dr.
This is one reason only ,t ,-m . . j..
portion of the total numbet <>* , . .
is being reported . since nun , |,
pie who really have liiflu^n/: *u. ..
it nothing more than a cold :
not call a physician
A steady increase in the i,umi>. ■
of influenza cases is to be « \j•• •. i
from now on. especially who:
school reconvene after the Ovi-• r>
holiday recess, Dr. Panott said h
those: who have been out of >.!) ••
have come in contact with main w* .
have influenza. These in tun. v.
carry the getm of the disci-a b, r,
to school and still others will »«•« .
A diet consisting of plenty .f vex
tables, fruit and water will help pi.
vent infection, Dr. Parrott said who.-
frequent use of a purgative n
vised. No whiskey should b* iak<
since liquor of any kind j. :
help either to prevent or euro t;.
fluenza, he said.
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