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GATEWAY TO CENTRAL CAROLINA. TWENTIETH YEAR INPUT ON Bill STARTS TNROUCH CONKS REVENUE BILL IS SENT TO SENA TE COMMITTEE BEER REGULATORY ACE IS PASSED ON SENATE'S READING Provides For Licensing and Taxing Wholesale and Retail Trade In Beer In State TRANSPORTATION IS LEGALIZED BY BILL Permits Bringing of Bever age In Prior to Legal Sales at Midnight April 30; Man. ufacturc, Distribution and Sale of Fertilizer 'Regu lated Pale.;;:, April 21 TAP) —The bien n'a livenuc bill containing a two parent general sales tax was sent to ibe Senate Finance OomfnlsgUwt this afternoon for study and probab ly revision as beer legislation again asscr'cd itself in the center of the legislative stage. The money raising b‘ll. passed by the House yesterday, was referred to the cenr.inrXtt?e without, comment from tho Senate floor. After brief explanation, the Sen ate, 38 to 2 pass'd cn second read ing t.’ie sul fl'.iiJj beer regulatory ret se t.’ng up machinery for licens ing and tax'ng the retail and whole sale trade in beer in the State when the beverage becomes legal at mid night April 30. Both th House and tho Senate rush ed through another bill to legalize (Continued on Base 81x» School Bus Crash Fatal For Four Iwo Others M a y Die; Number Are Injured; Two Row an County Buses Collide Salisbury, April 21—(AF) —Four pupils were fatally injured three serious'y hurt and a number bad ly shaken up when a bus loaded with 18 school children was side swiped by an empty school bus in the Pot Neck section of Frank lin township of Rowan county to dt*y. .. Salisbury t April 21 (AP) pupils were killed four seriously inured j*>d a number badly shak en up when a bus loaded with 48 school children was sideswtped by empty school bus in the Pot Neck section «f Ihuiklin town ship, Rowan county, today. The deiid: ( Fiances Louise Broadway, 11. Maty Jane Broadway, 8, a sister of Frances. William Curtis Hartley, 12. The injured: Amanda Broadway, 6, not expected to live. • i Drady Weant, 11, “slight chance” to live. , , N’oll MoCulougih, 17. i’oy BroadWay, 12. All of the children lived in the community in which the wreck oc curred. The injured were brought to a hospital here. WORKING CONDITIONS FOR WOMEN APPELL NATION—HERE ARE FACTS “Vlorkiing conditions ( for women appall nation,” slays a newspaper Whet are the fcotvel facts? i \ I ~ : Centra 1 press sent a. young woman, whiter out to ascertain the facts. Ted (te fust, cf four articles by her today. In their br.ef state- Micnt cf ftictfc, they read like (an epic in our industrial saga. A Mrttorrsmt tl atln iltGuatrh ONLY DAILY NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED IN THIS SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA AND VlftlNlA. ' * r OF L THE A fs^^ IK * BHJRVICH THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. MacDonald Says England Not Hurt By Gold Action British Prime Minister Lands In New York on Arrival for Roosevelt Ecorpmic Conferences; Says Dropping of Gold Emphasizes World Distress New York, April 21.—(AP)— Arriv- , ing in America to help map the cam paign for a world war against what j he called “unmerited poverty,” Prime Minister Ramaay MacDonald said to day that America’s abandonment of the gold standard “affects England not at all, so far as I am concerned.” In a brief interview on the liner Berengaria at quarantine before he was taken ashore on the city tug Macon, MacDonald was asked if he was disappointed in President Roose velt’s action in respect to the gold standard: “Oh, gracious no,” he replied, add ing that he really was without infor mation concerning this development, aside from the bare fact that this country had for the time being aban doned the gold standard “lt only brings out in higher light,” he said, “the distress of the world, and that is what your President and I are trying to face, and I hope to face jt successfully.” At the beginning of the interview, (Continued on Page Pour.) Big Area Flooded As Levee Breaks Mo., April 2L—(AP) —Tho St. Francis river levee gave way about three miles west of here today, fooding an area of 2,500 acres. Another levee prevented the water from inundating a large area reaching os far south as Senath, Mo. The le\ee broke a moment after a, Missouri National Guardman had walked over it in the course of his patrol duties. In a short time the break widened to 80 feet and en gineers said the break probably would be 250 feet wide by noon.. The area inundated is low farm land and stock and farm imple ments had been removed. TAX REFUND BIEL MAY BE REPEALED Senate Realizes Mistake and Will Likely Backtrack , ( on the Law Daily Dispatch Barcas, In the Sir Walter Hotel. BY HENRY LEBESNE. Raleigh. April 21—The Senate bas come to the conclusion that the act passed earlier in the seccion refund ing tax sales certificates for the past five years was an imperfect piece of legislation, and it is now regarded as likely that the General Assembly will repeal the provision of the act which permits delinquent tax payers to get a 10 percent discount by making a oash settlement. This piece of legislation, hailed as the greatest relief the 1933 session cj> the general assembly could gtive to the* taxpayers of the State, amd sponsored by the administration, was introduced as Senate Bill 180. It (permitted taxpayers to pay their back taxes for the years 1927 to lffll inclusive, in five annual installments less all penalties and interest. This bill, however, was amended exten sively before it was finally ratified. The Hlpuse amended the bill to (Continued on Page Six) HENDERSON, N. C., FRIDAY AFTERNOON, APRIL 21, 1933 ’ Here For Parleys Irak fIBV i-tjv .Ramsay macdonald WAY CLEARED FOR TENNESSEE WORK House Rules Committee Bans Amendments On Floor for the Project ASSAIL So Vastly Sweeping, Yet. So Vague, That It Threatens To Increase Debt To Point of Im pairing U. S. Credit Washington, April 21. —(AP) —A re solution granting the Roosevelt Ten nessee valley program a right of way in the House, and blocking all but committee amendments, was approved today by the rules committee. REPUBLICANS CRITICIZE PROGRAM AS DANGEROUS Washington, April 21. (AP) President Roosevelt’s Tennessee val ley program was assailed today by 'House Military Committee. Republi cans as “so vastly sweeping, yet so vague in its extent, that it threatens dangerous to increase the bonded in debtedness of the nation to the point of impairing its credit.” The criticism was made in a fminor ity report to the House signed by Re presentatives Ransley and Cochrane, of Pennsylvania; Goss,’of Cincinnati; Carter, of Wyoming; Andrews of New York;- and McLean, of New Jersey. The committee’s other two Repub licans —James, of Michigan, and Christianson, of Minnesota—did not sign the report. u Double Murder and Suicide End Fears In Lincoln County Lincolnton, April 21.— (AP)— The “end of a reign of terror” in *a small community near here came carry today with the find ing of the body of C. Z. Putman, 66-year-old farmer, who apparent ly crazed from long argument over a strip of land, shot to death Mr. and Mrs. Ben Dellinger and then committed suicide. Sam Warlick, coroner, said he and Sheriff A. S. Reinhardt had investigated the shootings and that no Inquest would be held. Warlick said witnesses bore out the fact that Putman had slain the Dellingers, and that a pistol found in the farmer’s hands in dicated he had taken his own life. The investigators said they learned that Putman nad ter rorized his neighborhood for a long tslme, threatening everai persons an outgrowth of an argument over the ownership of a strip of land, HOUSE ID ACCEPT SENATE’S CHANGES IN REVENUE BILL Lower Body Weary of The Fight and Anti-Sales Taxers Are Showing Less Fight ELECTRICITY TAX WILL BE REMOVED Probably Also Corporate Excess Proposal Will Be Dropped, in Which Event Sales Tax Rate Will Be Boosted to Three Percent; House Will Agree Daily Barmn, In tlie Sir Walter Hotel. BY J. C. BASKERVILL. Raleigh, April 21. —Already weary of the long fight over the revenue bill and the general sales tax section and with the anti-sales tax group showing less and less fight, the House is now expected to agree to almost any changes made in the revenue bill by the Senate, according to the op inion of members jof both groups. The revenue bill is liqt expected to come back to the from the Senate for at least week, since it is agreed tha.t. it will at least that much time for the Senate to adopt it sec tion by section and pass it on three readings, even if ho material changes are made in it. Well informed members of both (Continued on Page Six) Markets Hesitate After Shiirp Gains In Past Two Days New York, April 21 (AP)—The financial markets hesitated and turned about uncertainly today after the spectacular advance of the past two sessions. Heavy profitrtaking appeared in stocks and in raw staples but it was in a large measure offset by freslhl buying. Many traders showed an indication to await clear indications ot the effect of proposed inflationary step. Th P drop in the American dollar slowed up in foreign exchange deal ings. line re w~s "me further de cline in the initial transactions, then much of the loss was regained. In commodities wheat declined about a cent a bushel, then recover ed. Cotton pushed up 75 to 90 cents a bale, only to lose part of its gain. Hides, rubber and sugar were irregu larly higher. HOUSEGETSTWO TEXTBOOK BILLS l Designed To Change Meth od of Selecting and I Adopting Texts Dally Dispatch Bnrean, In the Sir Walter Hotel. BY J. C. BASKERVILL. Raleigh, April 21.—Two bills'design ed to change the method of selecting and adopting school textbooks in the State are now on the House calendar, having been reported out by the House Education Committee after many weeks of study and discussion. One of these is a bill prepared by Representative Martin, of Buncombe tntinuod on Pag* Six) Daniels Heavily Guarded On Vera Cruz Anniversary Vera Cruz, Mexlico, April 21 (AP) — All business was ordered halted so a period of mourning today as Mex icans honored 12 countrymen killed 19 years ago when the United States navy occupied Vera Cruz. The 12 bodies, after lying in state overnight in the municipal palace, were t obe re-interred in the crypt Qf a new memo rial erected at the inter acton of Main street. ’ The memo rial honors several hundred Mexi cans who died in the fighting. Some students passed a resolution declaim Jailed bv Soviet WLM WTitWIIMHIWIIIIIII IMHllllimi William L. MacDonald, one of the six British engineers recently tried by a Soviet court in Moscow on charges of sabotage and espionage. MacDonald, the only one of the six to plead guilty, was sentenced to two years imprisonment. One of his co-defendants, William H. Thornton, got three years, three others were ordered out of the country and the sixth, acquitted. ON 111 FLIGHTS Uncle Sam’s New Goliath of Air Takes off From Dock for First Tests Aloft TO REMAIN IN AIR MOST OF THE DAY Ground Crew Released Un til 5 p. m.; German De signer and Naval Board of Inspection Are Aboard as Great Ship Takes to Air for First Time Akron, OU.-o, April 21. —(AP)—The U. S. Macon, sister ship of the wreck ed Akron, took olf on her maiden, flight at 5:59 a. m. today. Several hundred persons braved the crisp early morning air to see Uncle Sam’s new Coliath of the air begin a series of test flights preliminary to her acceptance by the Navy. The Macon’s stern was freed and water ballast was dropped to level her off to the proper buoyancy just before Captain Alger H. Dresel gave the command to send her aloft. The silvery ship, almost a duplicate of the Akron, which crashed at sea •with a loss of 73 lives early this month, headed into the northeast breeze 35 minutes after Captain Dresel gave the signal to walk she 785-foot long vessel out of her dock. A radio message from the ship to Navy- headsuarters said the Macon would remain within a 50-mile radius of Akron. Visibility was good and (Continued on Page Six.) SUMNER WELLES TO BE ENVOY TO CUBA Washington, April 21 (AP)—Pres ident Roosevelt is ready to name Sumner Welles, now assiiisltant sec retary of state, as ambassador to Crtba. Welles is expected to take the im portant Havana, post permanently and to resign as assistant secretary of State. ing U. S. Aamlbassador Josephus Dan iels in persona non greta because he was secretary of the navy of the United States at the time of the oc cupation. j , EXTRA HEAVY GARD FOR DANIELS AGAIN PROVIDED Mexico City, April 21 (AP) —Ex- traordinary precautions were taken to guard Ambassador Josephus Dan iels on the 19th anniversary of the occupation of Vera Cruz. Guardis were increased to prevent any situ dlent demonstrations. . > PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON EXCEPT SUNDAY. Committee Places Halt On Expansion IfFo und Necessary Youth Is Freed Jerome Factor Jerome Factor, 19 (abo' ; North western University stude, as re turned to his heme in Ch? O o today after being- held! by kidnapers ten days since Wednesday niglht of last week. KIDNAPED BOYT ’ RETURNED SAFELY Part of $50,000 Ransom De. nanded by Abductors Believed Paid WAS GONE TEN DAYS \ out,h. Student at Northwestern Uni versity, Professes JKot To Know Where Captors Held Him Near Chicago Chicago April 21 (AP) —Appa- rently unharmed, Jerome Factor, 19- year-old Northwestern University stu dent, 'held captive by kidnapers for $50,000 ransom, was freed early today by his abductors and returned to Ms %other’s apartments in the ogers Park district. He professed not to know Where he had been held pris oner since his abduction a week ago last Wednesday niglht. Some of the police were inclined to believe that at least part of the $50,- 000 ransom bad been paid, but John Factor, international speculator and father of the boy, denied this. Throughout the long investigation of .the boy’s abduction, Factor ex pressed a desire to deal with the kid napers himself rather than have the police attempt to solve the case. He left bis suite early last niigh'bt on a secret trip Which gave rise to the be lief that he made arrangements for the youth’s release. It was not until about 2 a. m., however, that youung Factor appeared at the appartment of his mother, Mrs. Leonard Marcuis. (fIhWILL m Rogers XJ7 *sgys: Winslow, Ariz., April 21—All 1 know is just what I read in tine Albuquerque, N. M. papers. They say we are off Ule goicL- Well, I am flying over Arizona; and New Mexico as I writh tails, and you could takje 'a parachute and jump out any place. Th* best way to tell ’when ealch onp of us wkmt off thje gold is to figure back how many years fb was since we ha daily. Weil, that’s when we went off. ” The last I remember getting , clutches eta was % Johannesburg South America, some five dollar English gold Pieces that we car ried around in a belt around our wais|. I tised the la St one to pay a third class passage to Australia so I went off the gold in 1902. So, this move strikes me as no great novelty or calamity. Yours, ; WILL. 8 PAGES TODAY FIVE CENTS COPY Secretary Woodin and Bud geted* Douglass Explain Plans for Boosting Prices MILLS’ ACTIVITIES WORK AGAINST IT House Resolution Would Have His “Lobbying” In vestigated ; Motion to Mod ify Gold Provision of Bill Is Lost In Senate Banking Committee Washington, April 21.—-(AP) President Roosevelt’s “controlled in flation” program started through Congress today with endorsement of the Senate Banking Committee. The committee approved it without -i record vote, but with an amendment authorizing the Federal Reserve Eoard to place a check on inflation by requiring member banks to in crease or decrease their reserves against deposits as the situation re quired. The committee action making the legislation ready for the Senate dLs put« in store because organized op position from the conservative Re publican ranks, followed more than ■wo hours of eecutive session. The secretary of the treasury, Wil liam H. Woodin, and the budget di rertor, Lewis W. Douglas, had en dorsed the Thomas bill and explain ed administration plans for proceed (ContMued on Page Six.) Two Children of Reynolds Are To Get Equal Share Concord, April 21.—(AP) —Libby Holman Reynolds’ child and An i Cannon Reynolds II would share equally in the estate of their father, Smith Reynolds, under an agreement revealed in a court action here today. Each would ultimately receive $2,000,- 000- ,Mrs. Joseph F. (Annie L.) Cannon co-guardian with the Cabarrus Bank and Trust Company, of Ann Cannon Reynolds 11, revealed the agreement in an answer opposing the trust con - pany’s petition asking the superior court to direct it and Mrs. Canno.i to join together in an effort to hav; it set aside a court decree creating a $500,000 trust fund each for Aft.: Cannon Reynolds Smith and he: daughter, Ann Cannon Reynolds II The answer was contained in a letter dated March 4, received bv counsel for Ann Cannon Reynolds 1' from W. M- Hendren, of Winston Salem, counsel for the brothers am sisters of Smith Reynolds. Peterman Rated Big “Drinker” Caused "HiTwife T< Drink; She Is Tried For His Murder In Charlotte Charlotte, April 21. —(AP> —Prey 1 Peterman, for whose death his widov is on trial on a charge of murder was pictured in testimony today as a “heavy drinker,” os the defense at tempted to establish its contention, that the power company executive committed suicide and was not slain. (Starting back as for as 1920. the defense attempted to show that Mrs. (Continued on Page Six.) WWathWr FOR NORTH CAROLINA. Cloudy tonight and Saturday; probably rain in northeast port ion tonight; somewhat warmer in central portion Saturday. FOR HENDERSON. For 24-hour period ending vt 1 p. in. today: Highest tempera ture, 54; lowest, 85; northeast wind; cloudy; rainfall .86 inches.