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gateway TO CENTRAL CAROLINA. | twentieth YEAR )V , OAvJBI* A OUIII/A1 m a * T -ms vajai kj \_/ yr g. HOUSE ECONOMY BLOC FORCES CUTS THROUGH Beer Bill Rushed In House To Get It To President Quick Consideration of Sen ate Amendment Forced In Lower Branch of The Congress CONFERENCE LOOMS NOW AS INEVITABLE Senate Reduction of Alco holic Content Disagreeable to Beer Group in House, and Wine Producers De sire Separate Bill Covering Their Product Washington, March 17 (AP) —De- termined to get the beer legislation to the President for signature by Monday, House Democratic leaders forced qtrick consideration today of the amendment tacked onto the bill by the Senate with a view to getting an adjournment of the differences in conference with the other branch. House Democratic leaders decided today to send the beer legislation to conference with the Senate to adjust differences between the two branctoet on the alcoholic content, the House til having allowed 3.2 percent and the Senate bill limiting it to 3.05 per cent. i Representative Bums of Tennessee the Democratic leader, said at a press? conference tbit proponents of the bill desire that the House iddiugree to the Senate amendment. Chairman Doughton of the ways (Continued on Page Six.) Gastonia Banker Jailed For Theft Os $20,000 Total (jas<onia, March 17.— (AP) — Thomas B. Carpenter, 36, assistant cashier of the First National Bank of Gastonia, was in jail here in lieu of $15,000 bond today on a Federal warrant charging embez zle nent of approximately SIO,OOO, Authorities said he had confess ed »he shortage. Carpenter was arrested late last night on a warrant issued by Harold E Andrson, of Charlotte, special agent of the United States Bureau of Investigation, who came here at the rcpiest of bank officials to whom Carpenter is alleged to have /com leased yesterday afternoon. Authorities said the confession came shortly before R. N. Aycock was to tike over the bank as conservator under appointment of the Treasury department. Carpenter was taken be fore Judge Bismarcq Capps, United State? commissioner here, who fixed bond at $15,000. Bond had not been given by 2 a. m today and he wa* lodged in the city jail. Income Tax Collections Slightly Up Higher Rates Pro tluce Some Increase 0 v e r March 15, 19.12, Payment Washington, March 17.—(AP)— In come tix collections for March 15 ex uded the amount collected on March 15 a year ago by approximately sl,- 011 000. Hi making public these figures 10,,av. ~av . 'he Treasury said also that the ejection fop thU month thus far approximately $2,000,000 more 'han for the same number of days * ast Month. The tax paid before the Internal Avenue Bureau ahnounced an exten «ion for filing returns to March 31, Counted to $13,659,901, as compared Wlf h $12,648,765 a year ago• For this j^° nt h income has amounted to $34,- as compared with $2,052,628 1,1 'he same period a year ago. Since ust j U ]y j the t}tx for tlie y e a.r " ’ ■ amounted to $417,414,269, as com i ’red with $690,173 961 the previous >'cai\ 4 -he increase in tax is due to higher tax rateßi HEN DEI Untilrrsmt Daily Lltspatrit ONLY DAILY NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED IN THIS SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA AND VIiRINIA * F.O. R. Kin Gets Rost There will be another Roosevelt as Assistant Secretary of the Navy. President Roosevelt, who formerly held that post, has appointed his cousin, Colonel Henry Latrobe Roosevelt •above), to the office. Col. Roosevelt, whose home is in New York, served as an officer in the Marine Corps during the war- TOGIVEBENERTS FI STATE BANKS institutions Not Members of Federal Reserfe Would Be Allowed Right To Borrow EXPECTED TO PASS IN HOUSE BY NIGHT Senate Has Already Passed Measure by Robinson Tak ing Care of State Banks; Chairman Stegall Looks for Speedy Action In Lower House Washington, March 17.—(AP> Chairman Steagall, of the House 3anking Committee, today told news paper men that he expected an amend ment to the emergency banking mea sure extending its benefits to State banks that arc not members of the Fedreal Reserve system to pass the House before adjournment this aft ernoon. Steagall called a meeting of the House Banking Committee, and said he expected a favorable report on the measure without delay. ‘T think it will get through before we quit tocray," he said. “There is no opposition to it. The President, Sec -etary Woodin and Senator Glass, Democrat, Virgin a, all approved it. It may ask unanimous consent to get it through. If not, we can get a rule which will do the work’’. The Senate has already passed ia measure sponsored by Senator Robin son, Democrat, Arkansas, 'extending to the Slate banks that are not mem bers of the Federal Reserve system the privilege of borrowing dircetly from the Federal Reserve on security hitherto not eligible. World Disarmament Hopes Now Turned Toward Rome Rome, March 17.—(AP) —Hopes of the world for disarmanent and relief from the threatening tent ion on frontiers of European countries turn ed toward Rome today as final pre parations were made for the British- Italian conference this week-end. Italy, which has been silent so long while watching its neighbor, France, carrying on its negotiations for a united front with England and the FULL LEABED WIHB RRRvin* OF THE ASSOCIATEDPrSs»* HENDERSON, N. C., FRIDAY AFTERNOON, MARCH 17, 1933 faSEought Organizations Warn Senate and House Committiees That “Delay Will Be Fatal” ACTION NEXT WEEK IS NOW PREDICTED Administration Is Whats Farm Forces Have Advocated for Years, and Provides Surplus Control and Greater Parity With Industry Washington* March 17. —(AP)— The Senate Agriculture Commit tee decided today that the Roose velt farm measure was a revenue bill, and. os such, must originate in the House?, necessitating that any Senate action on the bill be withheld until it has been passed by the House. Washington, March 17- — (AP) — Seven farm organizations joined to day in a statement demanding im mediate action on the President’s farm aid program, and warning Congress that “delay will be fatal.” It was issued as the Senate and House Agriculture Committees studied the broad relief measure proposed by President Roosevelt. Both hope to have the b*ll before their respective houses by the middle of next week at the latest. The brief statement addressed to the two committees, said: “The administration farm bill pend ing before your committee today is in accord with policies advocated by farm organizations for several years, and agrees with the outline of prin ciples for surplus control and estab lishment of parity between agricul tural and industrial prices as agreed upon last Friday by representatives ■of farm groups. “We trust your committee will re (Contlnued on Page Three.) Industries May Accept Dictators Chicago Magnate Submits Plan For Restoring Lasting Prosperity Here, Chicago, March 17.—(AP)— A plan for setting up “economic dictators” over half a dozen of America’s basic industries, in an effort to restore last ing prosperity, was outlined today by John P. Torrence, one of the nation’s (leading manufacturers- President of the Link Belt Company the largest concern of its kind in the world, Torrence described his plan for meeting recurring depressions as a “purely selfish but economically sound —it is simply control the supply and the price will take care of itself.” “America is ready for the upswing toward prosperity,” he said in an in terview. “Banking (conditions are where they belong, and we’re ready to start. “But if prosperity returned tomor row, we wouldn’t be able to keep it. Good times would put every manu facturer to work producing goods. It wouldn’t be long before over-produc tion, the thing that caused this de pression, would be greater than ever before.” United States, proposes to keep the center of the stage for some time to come. Other government chiefs will follow Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald of England to this city, Premier Mus solini’s newspaper, II Popolo d’ltalia, declares. It pictures all roads leading to Rome as they have for the re ligious pilgrims for centuries, and a new era in European parleys. BEER TO BE AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY IN 23 STATES fr [ —1 1 mm hj .■ v:. -. x .. :• ' 'Jf fv A f'r T' •• ••*•*, 1 ■j | "T"" A glance at this map will tell you just where immediate sale of beer will be possible 15 days after President Roosevelt signs the bill from congress—in the 23 states Regardless of Passage by House, Measure Will Not Be Acceptable Te~ The Senate UPPER HOUSE WILL MAKE ITS CHANGES House Wilt Then Refuse To Concur, andTEffort Will Be Made to Harmonize Dif ferent Viewpoints; May Take Three Weeks To Straighten It Out Dsiily DiN|>nt<‘h Itnrenn, tke Sir Wnlter Hotel. BY J. r ' nASKERVILL Raleigh, March 17. —Regardless of what the House does with the ap propriations bill now before it — whether it adopts the figures in the Cherry-Bowie compromise bill or those some where between that and the committee bill, as now seems like ly—the bill will eventually be rewrit ten in a conference committee, it was agreed here today. Present indications are that ihe Senat will reject any ap propriations bill passed by the House that does not make provision for an eight months school term. And there is nothing right now to indicate that the House is even going to consider an eight months school term. As a result, when the House finally completes its consideration of the pre sent appropriations bill —and this bill when finally passed by the House will conform more nearly to the Cherry- Bowie bill than the committee bill, it is indicated —it will not be accept able to the Senate. The first thing the ■Senate will do, if it continues to run true to form, will be to refuse to con cur in the House bill, then adopt the bill a sdrawn by the joint appropria tions committees, amnd it to make [provision for a State-supported eight (Continued on Page Three.) WILL 7 ROGERS fsgys: Beverly Rills, Calif,, March 17*— —The Milliminum (whatever that is) has arrived! On a Senate vote on economy, only thirteen Sena tors voted that they could run the country better than the President, among ’em Huey Long and Champ Clark. California passed the racing bill. Maby Texas, the greatest horse-raising State in the union, will allow one to run for his oats. Beer is coming back, wine is coming back, Great Garbo is com ing back, Sister Aimee is coming back. Senators’ out 15 per cent—that’s fair. Movie salaries cut 50 per cent (not so hot); newspaper columnists’ salaries cut (that’s a crime); stage come dians’ sa’aries cut (that ain't fair). But if Roosevelt says it is, why it’s O. K. Yours, WILL. that appear in black. In these states either there have never been state enforcement acts or they have been repealed. Lib eralization measures are now Diplomatic Relations Os Britain, Russia May End Arrest of Six British Subjects Employed In Moscow Pre cipitates Crisis; Embargo On Russian Goods View, ed As Certain by Great Britain London, March 17.—(AP)—A bl’ehk in diplomatic relations between Great Britain and Soviet Russia was anti cipated today in both business and [political circles. The second crisis in affa'rs of the two countries within five months, this time the arrest of six British (subjects employed in Moscow, was considered likely to cause the recall of the Britr'sh ambassador, Sir Es mond Ovey. An embargo on Russian goods was also viewed as a possibility to take effect when the present trade agree ment with the two countries expires a/i n i ito ni ji rnu ni rm/ OF COURT SHIES Report! Due This Week on Audit of Edgar Hay wood’s Accounts Troy, March 17—(AP)—Edgar Hay wood. 65, for 22 years clerk of Mont gomery county court, was found fatally wounded with a bullet thro ugh his head in the basement of the court house here today. He died two hours later at his home. Sheriff C. c. Howell said Haywood “committed suicide.” An audit of Haywood’s books had been under way for the last two weeks, and the auditors were sche duled to report their findings to the county board of county commission ers this week. Haywood went to work about 7:30 o’clock this morning, somewhat ear lier than usual A janitor working in the building half an hour later heard groans in the basement. He inves tigated and found Haywood dying. Authorities searched without success for a note. Beside the clerk of court was an old rusty pistol which a deputy sheriff had confiscated three vears ago. Since ithat time it had been kept in the sheriff’s office, directly across the court house hall from Haywood’s of fice. No one knew how the court clerk secured the weapon. v Conservators for ' 3 National Banks In N. C. Appointed Richmond, Va. T March 17.—(AP)— Officials of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond announced today they had been advised by the comptroller of the currency of appointment of conservators for three Federal Re serve member banks in North Caro lina. The conservators and banks are* Charles O. Robinson, First and Cit izens National Bank, Elizabeth C'ty; Allen H. Simms, Citizens National Bank, Gastonia H. T. Brandis, First National Bank, Salisbury. PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON EXCEPT SUNDAY. pending in a number of other states which still have the Vol steadian limit of one-half of one per cent on the statute books or in their constitutions. April 16. Negptiations were begun ©m ly recently for a new agreement. The government is convinced that is oo ground for charges r of sabotage brought against the six Britishers and 25 other employees of the Metropolitan Bickers Electrical Company, the Man chester firm which has been fulfill ing contracted work in Russia for. the •past ten years. The government has protested the apparent lack of defense facilities for the prisoners, who were jailed for three days and later required to re port daily to the police in Moscow. It also objected to the lack of informa tion concerning the case. MANCHURIA TRAIN Majority of Victims Chinese, Rest Japanese; Wrecks Frequent; Mukden. Manchuria, March 17. (AP) —Fifty passengers were killed and more than 70 others injured last midnight when a freight train crash ed into the rear end of a passenger train between Changchiatun and Supingkai. The passenger train had been de layed by a parial derailment. The ma jority of the victims were Chinese. The rest were Japanese. The freighter was eastbound from Changchiatun for Liayuan, which is less than 100 miles east of the north ern Jehol border, and about the same distance north of here. Since the Japanese military occupa tion of Manchuria there have been numerous cases of depredation on the railroad lines bl'ameu on the roving Chinese bands which refuse alleg iance to the state of Manchukuo. The tearing up of tracks near Muk den, allegedly by Chinese, was the act which set in motion the Japanese invasion September 8, 1931. This was on the Southern Manchurian railway, the only railroad owned by the Jap anese in the territory at that time. 28th Anniversary Os Roosevelts At The White House Washington, March 17 (AP)— A family party with just a few old friends was the program when the President and first lady today marked their 28th wedding anj» niversary. * * The Roosevelts have no intention of throwing aside, even, ttr this occasion, the simplicity and in fnrmaliyt they took to the White House. Few were the guests in vited to a dinner tonight. Anu*ig these were several who took part in that New York wedding 28 years ago. 6 PAGES TODAY FIVE CENTS COPY a Facing Defeat, Mac Lea n Eight Months Termers Lead Fight for Further Delay SUBSTITUTE SUPPLY PROPOSAL ADOPTED Bowie-Cherry Group Holds Sway in House; Aycock Bank Bill Passes Senate Abolishing Double Liabil ity Clause on Stocks for New Institutions Raleigh, March 17.—(AP)—Reject ing all onslaughts, the Bowie-Cherry economy bloc in the House today forced adoption of its figures for many State functions as the House worked on its biennial supply bill as a committee of the whole. Detailed consideration of approp riations by the State for the next biennium started in the House today, with th e economy bloc holding sway, •as the Senate voted temporarily to postpone further debate on the eight months school bill. In committee of the whole, the House had before it the Bowie-Cherry substitute appropriations bill to allot $73 ; 000,000 for the next two years- The substitute was adopted early today in preference to the committee bill car rying $83,000,000. Senate proponents of the eight months school term led the fight io postpone action on the Mac Lea n measure, as they practically ad (Continued on Pace Three.) Warrants Issued 1 For 17 Leaders In 1 Burlington Strike Burlington, March 17.—(AP)— Bench warrants for 17 men who participated in the forceful ous*- ' ing of about 1,000 textile workers from their posts in three mills here Tuesday was given officers today for service, while the leader of the group made bond following his arrest. The men were charged with for cible trespass and breaking and enter ing. They are alleged to be members of •, band of about 150 strikers and strife sympathizers originating the mov - ment in the Standard Mills, who for ced the others from their posts. Since then, however, all mi'lls have resumed operation- Senate Now Dividing On New Plans Split on Ehringhaus Prgoram' More Nearly Even Than At First Thought Daily Dinputoh lltirenn. In the Sir Walter Hotel. BY HENRY LESE.SNE. ißaleigth, March 17 —It now appears that the upper branch of the Gen eral Assembly is less solidly behind Governor Ehringhaus’ program of an eight months school term and some form) of sales tax than was at first supposed by every one here in Ra leigh. The opinion has prevailed here that regardless of wlhat the House might do, the Senate would hold out to the bitter end for both an eight months term and a sales tax and that it would pay little heed to the deirriands of the so-caliled economy bloc kin the House, But while the Senate is dtill con sidered to be more favorable to the administration program than the House, and the administration leaders at the present time are still in con (Contlnued on Page Three.) WEATHER FOR NORTH CAROLINA. Generally fair, somewhat war mer tn west and south portions tonight; Saturday cloudy, prob ably showers in west and central portions.