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HENDERSON DAILY DISPATCH Atut IS, IWi Published Every Afternoon Excep* Sunsday By HENDERSON DISPATCH CO., INC. at 109 Young Street WBNRT A DENNIS. Pres, and Editor M. L. FlNtiH, 3co-Treaa and Bus. Mgr. tulrphonbs Bdltorlal Office Society Editor Jit Business Office 111 " The Henderson Dally Dispatch Is a member of the Associated Frees. News paper Enterprise Association. South ern Newsptper Publishers Association and the North Carolina Press Aesocls- U< The Associated Press is eacluatvel? ••titled to use (or republicatlon all •ews ilispatchea credited to It or not Otherwise credited In this paper, and •Iso the local news published herein. All rltrhte of publication of special dlepalcho* herein are also received. tIHSCNM'itOS ritltHS. Payable Slvivtly la idtaxe. •ns Year UM •lx Months . l.sv Three Months I.JJ Per Copy »W item'H TO SI'MSCIUBKW*. Look at the printed label ou your Kper. The date thereon shows when e subscription expires. Forward pour money In ample time for re newal. N nice date on label carefully | and If not correct, please notify us at Once. Subscribers desiring the address aa their paper changed, please state tn their communication both the OLD and NEW addrese. Rational Advertising Representatives FRONT, I.AXIMS * ROUX 111 Park Avenue, New York City; IS ■set Wacker Drive, Chicago; Walton Building, Atlanta; Security Building, ■t. Louis. Bntered at the post office in Hender son. N. C., as second class mall matter SPEAK THE GOOD WORD: Heaviness in the heart of man mak eth it stoop; but a good word mak leth it glad.—Proverbs 12:25. THE GOLDEN RULE:—As ye Would that men should do to you, do ye also to them. —'Luke 6:31. THE FLOWING BOWL. (Hickory Daily Record ) Beer is legal again. After a quarter of century the brew js once more on sale —more openly, ■perhaps, than ever before; which is to our notion the most hopeful aspect of the return of the prodigal. The comeback which beer has stag fed is just another phase of what Mr. Hoover was pleased to term “the ■noble experiment.” If legal beer does not Rehave pro perly it is very likely that its days are already numbered. On the other hand, if beer “above-board and in the open” tends to curb bootleg traffic 3n illicit booze and thereby contri butes towards temperance as its friends contend it will —then the brew (business may live long and prosper. Some of the reports Saturday were not especially encouraging, however, from the standpoint of what legal beer is expected to do in the way of breeding greater respect for the law. Charlotte newspapers writers told in glowing terms of how the flood gates were lifted ahead of time and the foamy suds were permitted to flow freely and openly forty-eight lhours ahead of time. The police were •aid .to have closed their eyes and. turned their backs Not a very auspicious way in which to welcome home an old friend who is expected to become one of our chief enforcement officers! If legal beer is to accomplish any (good at all, the officers of the law must take an attitude of strict en forcement. That means that places which sell beer must follow the very iliberal regulations that have been laid down by the legislature. Above all else, beer must not be permitted to serve as a "front” for illicit booze joints. Os course, there are many citizens who are saying very little at present, ibut who are extremely opposed to this beer experiment. Nevertheless, a very larfce majority of the people are ffj|ndly, we think -in their attitude and if the'iraffic'irt.the 3.2 per cent beverage is conducted with proper respectability and jority will continue generous and vote ou the side of so-called "per gonal liberty.” The fate of beer, therefore ik "hi! the hands of its friends,.-."They alone will be responsible ts ; “Sweet Adeline” and other similar favorites of hop harmony fame iare again banished from our repertoire.—Hickory Record. INSULT TO INJURY. (Durham Herdld ■) -J The state legislature is not content to saddle upon the people a sales tax but persists In its campaign to ,wreck, the financial stryctqre of even local taxing unit in* the commonwealth., Despite vigorous protests from coiin-: ty and municipal authorities the 1933 |e |lslators have the tax collectors, remitted taxes due since 1927, authorized the refunding of tax Bales certificates for 1927-31 under a five-year installment scheme, abolish ed all penalties during that period Stave forbidden the jimposiflion for (penalities for 1933-35, and further re stricted the collection of taxes by pro-f ihibiting the advertisement of delink »quent tax lists< In the face of the very obvious eveils of such legislation the house now last Tuesday—undertakes to go still Further by abolishing penalties for 1932 taxes and commanding the tax ing unit sto remit penalties already collected during the current year., This Is about the most vicious sort of legislation that North Carolina has ever experienced. If members of the (legislature had spent years in search of a plan to destroy local government In this state they could not have (found no better scheme. Surely our legislators do not understand the full meaning of the program they es pouse. Legislation of this type does not give tax relief. It means greater tax burdens, disorganization of local gov ernment, repudiation of obligations', a destruction of property values and a general break-down in local govern ment.. if thie la v#hat our legislator* wish they will not have to wait lo*g for the realization of their wishes. 1 The act abolishing penalties, on 1932 taxes was approved by the house last Tuesday. It is applicable to 47 coun ties, including Durham. Whether Re presentative Brawley or his colleague, Mr. Everett .added the name of Dur ham county to the list we do not know. Wp were advised Wednesday morning that neither Mr. Brawley nor Mr. Everett communicated with county authorities here concerning the matter.,Such behavior on the part of our representatives in the general assembly is not justified. Mr. Brnw ley and Mr. Everett are advised of the at ‘it Ode of county » fflcials to ward the tax remit Mr,g measure here tofore passed this session They knew or ought to have fc io\vn that Durham county would suffer by reason of such legtsla. on. The !•»:?*' they could have uone was to talk tli rr.atiei over w h county authorities. This they did not do and 'he only reasonable explana tion is that they did not choose to pursue this course. It Is no excuse to say that time did not permit consul- I tat ion with county or municipal au thorities. The bill must pass both houses before becoming law and the decision did not have i>t. be made im i mediately. The only explanation left | is that the Durham representative who added Durham county to the list favors such legislation in principle or figures that it is politically wise to advocate such measures. With the first we disagree and. the second no ono can condone. The destructive features of the 1932 penalty abolishing bill is obvious even to tlu* disinterested. In the first place Durham county already has collected r considerable amount in 1932 tax penalties. Such revenue has been dis tributed in the usual manner and in seme instances paid out by the coun ty. It is preposterous to talk about remitting such small amounts to go .great a number. It would require the employing of additional personnel in the tax office and the complete re tar rangement of tax records. Os all the fool things we have ever heard cf, a legislature proposing this takes tho prize. r Os course the real injections are of e more fundamental nature. If all tax penalties are to be abolished and the de inquent taxpayer allowed five years in which to redeem his property nnd then get a 10 percent, discount, ? what excuse does a person nave for paying taxes? If the 1933 legislature can abolish back taxes for 1927 and ■ wipe all extra charges save six per cent interest from the date of de- i jlinquency. the 1935 legislature can (go further in the same direction. The legislature proposes to reverse the procedure and, instead of offering the taxpayer an incentive to settle his (account, encourages him (to let it elide. itl iL mhjh yjiWaJ *1 jamesT aswellT 1 New York, May 6—People: Famous friendships: Ruth Brya n Owen and Fannie Hiurst . . N<oel Coward and the Lunts, Alfred and Lynn F'ontanne . . . Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., and Clifton Webb . . Katharine Brush and Alice Duer Miller . . Mary Pick ferd and Frances Marion . . Arthur William Brown and Sport Ward . . John Golden and Rube Goldberg . Russell Patterson and Norma n An thony. Little Lunacies: The salesmen for Communist red hats—natty and sup posedly highly revolutionary ciha -1 eaux—who deserted the cause in Union Square and sold out theft stocks to the capitalistic proprietor of a night club, who planned giving them away as favors to merrymak ers . . The barber who said he wias tired loafing around the shop and would appreciate it if I’d bring an yold razors needing a n edge;, i „ The gardenias i n the,, b«tt6iyhdiep bf bootblacks in 4>hat f/ ' swanky shin cry* off Mgdisdta aveatie. ■„ • i lVm ; Once more the mischievous set seethes with an utterly idiotic excite ment. 1 , ■ Somebody got hold of the telephone number or a lady with a spinsterish voice who is slightly d'affy. She sits home all day waiting for the phone to ring and when it doe s she laun ches forthwith into a detailed account of her betrothal td a gilded man; about town with an aristocratic name The poor soul seeks advice from the telephone caller, without eve*- troub ling to ‘inquire whom she Is address ing. She asks about trousseau, about whether it is proper. now, to ask him in - J Thissituation, hohbing suddenly out ■ of the strange plethora of the town, serves to amuse the disciples of biz arre amusement. I was tricked into calling and fl il kteanvW;b SHRDLe calling and felt like an idiot for hours There was, curiously, an element of terror, along with pity, in the situa tion . Now the up-to-date deb carries this number in her addres s book, to spring on uninitiated friends. The benighted lady must spend a good eight hours a d ayat the phone. TO 1)4 V i* ; TODAY’S ANNIVERSARIES 1758—Roberpierre. famous French revolutionist, born. Guillotined, July 28, 1794. . ; 1806—Chapin A/ Harris, Baltimore professor of dental surgery and au thor, one of the founders of dentistry as an organizer profession, bopi at Pomipay, N. Y. Died Sept. 29; 1860, 1829 —Phoebe Ann Hanaford, Uni versalist minister, born at Nantucket ICM*. Die* mt Bochwter, N. Y., f HENDERSON, (N.CJ DAILY DISPATCH, SATURDAY, MAY 6,193 S Tells How Linbank Road First Received Its Name By .TORN B. WATKINS. ,IR. Recently I asked a young lady from Floydtown wihy her road is called Linbank road. j “Don’t know.” she replied. Last week at. old St. Joseph’s church at Williamfeboro I found the graves of George Bums, born 1788 in Linbank, Scotland; died 1815; and his wife, An n Burn s born 1797, and died 1830.. In 1818 they came to this country and settled three miles west of Bear pond. naming their new place "Lin- Jußfe 2, 1921. 1856 Robert E. Peary Arctic ex plorer, discovered of North Pole, rear admiral, born at Cresson, Pa. Died in WaWishington Feb. 20, 1930. TODAY IN HISTORY 1840 Adhesive postage stamps first issued in London. 1896—Flight of the much-discussed Langley mtodel over the Potomac — first successful flight of an aeroplane. TODAY’S BIRTHDAYS Dr. Edwin W. Rice, Jr., noted General Electric engineer born at La Crosse. Wls., 71 years ago. Amadeo P. Giannini of San Fran cisco, noted banker, born at San Jose Gal., 63 years ago. Dr. Edward T. Devins of New York, noted socal worker, author and lecturer, born at Union, lowa, 66 years ago. Sigmund Freud, world-famtous psy cho-analyst Vienna University pro fessor of Neurology, born 77 years ago. i TODAY’S HOROSCOPE Today indicates a person of much self-reliance, with a studious nature; one whose mental vision will see things hidden from the ordinary ob server. Though not much disposed to seek friends, there will be many who will be attracted, as well as by the magnetic qualities. Stafjdln^sl PIEDMONT LEAGUE Club W L Pet. Richmond 9 2 .818 Charlotte 6 4 .600 Wilmington 6 5 .545 Greensboro 4 7 .3b* Durham 4 7 .364 Winston Salem 4 8 .333 NATIONAL LEAGUE Club; W L Pet. Pittsburgh -'l3 4 .765 New York 10 6 .625 Boston 9 9 . 500 St. Louis 9 9 .500 Cincinnati 8 8 .500 Brooklyn 7 9 j .438 Chicago 7 11 .389 Philadelphia 6 13 .316 AMERICAN LEAGUE Chi*»: W L Pet. New York 12 5 .706 Chicago 11 7 .611 Cleveland 11 7 .611 Washington 10 7 .588 Detroit 9 9 .500 Philadelphia 6 11 .353 St. Louis 7 13 .350 Boston 5 12 .294 PIEDMONT LEAGUE All postponed, rain. * NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincinnti 8; New York 5. Boston 2; Chicago 1. Pittsburgh 4; Brooklyn. 2. St/ Louis 5; .Philadelphia 3. , . * < \ y: I vj y -■ ■ *-■- AMERICAN LEAGUE All postponed, bad weather. RAIN BLOCKS HIGHS GAME YESTERDAY Rain blocked the Henderson high school nine’s game with a. local All- Star aggregation at League Park yesterday. The game had been card ed after Oxford Orphanage cancelled their game with the locals. All Games Postponed. Rain washed out all games in the Piedmont League yesterday. Double bills were on tap for the clubs today. [jaa’igGfoties PIEDMONT LEAGUE Greensboro at Charlotte. Winston Salem at Durham. Wlmlngton at Richmond. AMERICAN LEAGUE New York at Cleveland. Boston at Chicago. Washington at Detroit. Fhiladelphia at St. Louis. NATIONAL LEAGUE > ;Pittsburgh at Brooklyn,,-' vCincinhati at York. at Boston. v ! •t* Louis st Philadelphia. bank.” after their home in Scotland 1 . This place was later the “Riat Ful ler place” and id now the home of W. H. Harp. They brought a daughter, Mary H. Burns, then years old. She married Joh n Henley Bullock, living at Nut bush four miles north of Drewry. This place is now the sum mer home of our Mr. Meredith Bul lock, who, with our late druggist, Phil H. Thomas and Miss Kate T. Bullock, writer of Wiilliamsboro news, and their families, are her grand children . MUSICAL PROGRAM IS WELL RECEIVED Large Audience Hears Or chestra and Glee Clubs At Auditorium The musical progra moffered at the Central school auditorium last night by the Henderson high school musi cal organizations was well received by the audience .that packed the hall The presentations was the comic op era, “Heartless Huse,” a comlic opsra in three acts. Mrs. I. W. Hughes, director of the orchesitra, wias in charge of the over ture number given by that group, whiclh sihe accompanied, and which was well rendered throughout, adding greatly to the evening’s program. Good acting characterized the par ticipants in the girls glee club from the opening chorus, “Sleep,” to the final number “We’ll Wied the Man.” But st no time wias it overdone in the least. ■ Mlisg Jeanette Stallings took the leading role of Strayfair, treasurer of the society. Her solo work was high ly praised and of a high order. Miss Marjorie Gerber took the part of Cantwright, an authoress, in a most commendable manner, and the duet of Miss Gerber and Miss Stallings in their roles i ntihe second act was one of the outstanding features of the evening’s program. Misses Charlotte Wester and Ethel Miller were twin sisters brought to the society by two old mlaid aunts. There was plenty of action i n their parts, and their duets were well done as Was also the solo parts by Miss Miller. Misses Elizabeth Shaw and Jean Dunn took the parts of the twins’ old maid aunts and were unus ually fine and well suited. It was theirs to add the comedy touolh, and their success was afeeested by the approval of the audience. Added animation was also ftfumished by Miss Anne Mills as Sharpridge, who had an inspiration; Miss Dorothy Hunt as Du Busy, an active member cf the society, arid Miss Emmla Lou Noell as the serving woman. oR , , i The whole operetta was a perfor mance of high order, and the fast moving melodies, choruses and selec tions were greatly enjoyed by the big audience. The acting of the girls was easily on a par with their singing, and both were just about all that could be asked. One of the best num bers offered during the evening was the trio, “Times Have Changed,” by Miss Jeannette Stallins, Marjorie Ger ber and Helen Whitemore. The boys’ glee club appeared in two numbers between acts. Their voices were well blended and their part in the program added a great deal to rounding it out in more perfect style. Their outstanding number was “Sun set.” W. B. Harrison as director and Miss Maxine Taylor as assistant drew many favorable comments for their work with the young people, all of whom showed the fine training they had received. Both glee clubs gave a performance that was most credit able to them and their instructors, and equally as much is merited in de scribing the work of the orchestra, under direction of Mrs. Hughes. New Farmers of America Banquet At the Institute The New Farmers of America com posed of those students taking voca tional agriculture in Vance county held their second annual Father-Son banquet yesterday afternoon at 3:30 o’clock in the dining hall of Fulton Hall at Henderson Institute, the lo cal Negro high school. The banquet was well attended by both fathers and sons. There were over 140 boys and men present. The hall was decorated in blue and white, the state colors for the or ganization. The menu was as follows: Ice tea punch, chicken salad, deviled eggs, sandwiches, rolls, pickles ice cream and cake. Th e entire menu was fur nished by the boys and was prepared wonderfully by the girls in the Home Economics Department of Henderson Institute. Several talks were made on the pre sent agricultural situation and words of encouragement were given to the fathers and sons. Those making talks were: rof. A. A. Lane, Charlie Sneed, Thomas Bullock, Leonard Bullock, Prof. O. T. Robinson, Prof. W. H. Barnes, Dr. J. A. Cotton, and Prof. Blum, vocational agriculture at Mid dleburg high school. The boys were given a chance to talk also. Those taking part were Romeo Rowland Williard Walker, Philip Freeman, James Durham, Preston Lewis, and Thomas Burwell. Romeo Rowland, president 0 f the local chapter of New Farmers of Am erica, served as toastmasters. A very unique badge of clover was TyWMXvr t>o u hWAN/CENTURV yrSl:7 ;i «t' J x OF < : X'<?'.; 'M fifcr KI . .2> f w .- X 4: A jHI \< ' EH^^tlilU 4 ’' \,«A l ; 'Tjfc*‘ <*%<*■' > J ffawwwßl jgfca, ; - W i T a Mm|H 7 MH R Mw* ' ■ • wBBBt Ji - / JE. jb f'MT r SOL. As B>AI •ff /f ! ‘ Jfl ■* 1 BHxVxVH' .^ : ' »•*••••* 3 ,fJ I ij ■ffiiw?; ».« h ; ■ a ■ ■*. ' XkU: Mak--- ■w’ r 'Tfc<-’*^-■ < fe? . jg worn by those taking part in the ban quet and much attention was attract ed to it. Those present seemed to have en joyed themselves to the utmost and claim that they will long remember the Father-Son banquet.—Reported. House to Accept School Machinery Bill from Senate (Continued from Page One.) An attempt to amend the bill in the Senate to permit the larger city char ter dfstricts to levty supplemental taxe s for a ninth m|onth was made by Senator Long, of Halifax county, but it received slight support and was vot ed down overwhelmingly. Another amendment byi Senator Moore, of Craven county, to permit schools in rural districts to give eight months instruction in six months by operat ing longer hours and six days a week, was also defeated. It was contended that this plan violated the uniform eight months school plan. This Senate school machinery bill, of which Senator Griffin is the prin cipal author, is du,e to get to the House today and go on the calendar, but will not come up for debate until the House reconvenes either Monday afternoon or Monda ynight. If the House passes the bill on s econd read ing Monday night, as now seemls likely, it will be able to pass it on third reading Tuesday, If any amendments are added in the House, it will then have to be returned to the Senate for concurrence. Present indications are, however, that the House will add very few if any, amendments .. £>ome~~ are even j predicts 11 pass the bill, just as it passed The Senate yesterday, so that it will not be ne cessary to send it back to the Senate at all.| This belief is based on the size of; the vote by which it passed the Senate, indicating that the Sen ate will not be in any mood to change the bil from its present form. The ;refusal of the House to even consider the Aycock machinery bill brought out by the school group in the Hduse, although an effort was miade to take this bill up Friday, in dicates; to most observers that a ma jority of the members of the House are opposed to the Aycock bill and in avof of the Griffin Senate bill. In fact, mos-t observers here believe the House will rot take up the Aycock bill at all, but go ahead and enact the Senate bill virtually as passed by the Senate. The House last week revoted against the attempted dicta tion of the school forces through the Aycock-Martin - Ray-Pope coalition, when it refused to pass the textbook bill flavored by the school people and textbook publishers and passed the Oameron-Thompson textbook bill in stead 1 . It is believed that this revolt will be even mjore pronounced when the school machinery bill comes to a vote and that the Senate bill will be adopted by an overwhelming vote. It is agreed, of course, that some of the representatives ffrom the larg er counties containing cities that want a nine months school term will make a determined effort to amend the Griffin bill so as to permit the city schools to have a nine months term, provided the people will vote upon themlselves a property tax for this purpose. It is also agreed that the spokesmen for the school forces will make an effort to amend the bill so as to permit the supplementation of the eight months term or for a nine months term without a vote of the people, which is th e pla n con tained n the Aycock house bill. But a survey of the House today The March of Civilization indicates that there are not more than 35 members wh 0 will vote for supplementa ltaxes for a nine months school term, while some doubt if there will be that mla,ny for it. Al though Senator Kirkpatrick, of Mecklinhung, voted against the Grif fin bill in the Senate and for the amendment to permit cities to ope ate nine months of school, supported by supplemental taxes, the Mecklen burg delegation in the House is ex pected to oppose this. The Forsyth delegation, with the pssible exception of Representative James, is also ex pected to oppose any move to permit supplemental taxes for a ninth month. The Durham and Guilford delegations will probably support a move for a ninth month, while the Buncomlbe county delegtion will probably divide with Representatives Martin favoring it and Representative Sullivan oppos ing it. Representative Aycock of Wake county, will of course, favor supplementation for both the eight and ninth months school terms, but Representatives Douglass and Wom ble, of / Wake, will probably oppose it. Representatives Cherry and Froneberger, of Gaston county, are expected to support the Griffin Sen ate bill as it stands and to oppose any supplementation for a ninth month. This means that the most influen tal leadership in the House is going to support the Griffin bill as it pass ed the Senate, limiting the public school term for the Senate as a whole to eight months and no more, and permitting the levy of supplemental taxes tor th<* eight months term only. Players Fight Here’s that fist at secohdv base between Infielder* ;Buddsj Myer, Washington, and Ben Chap-f roan, Yankee base runner. A third ; fchtyer is attempting to separate them. The fight resuited from an alleged near-spiking of Myer and woond up in the suspension of tliree players—Myer, and Dixie Walker, Yankee, and ! the arrest of five fans. The break 4 t. came in the fourth inning. > . f ir. The school olbfoyists have transfer red their activities ffrom the Senate to the house already, and are doing everything possible either to defeat the Griffin hill or get it amended at least to permit the continuation of a nine months school term in the larger cities. But a majority of the mem bers of both houses maintain that there is no demand for a longer school term or for the permission to levy suppemental taxes coming from any source except the school people and their allies. As a result the ef forts of the school forces to secure these change s in the Senate bill are expected to result in failure. Eastern Star Meeting. The regular meeting of James B White chapter No. 199, Order of the Eastern Star, will be held in the Masonic Hall on Monday evening a! & o’clock, it was announced today A full attendance is desired. Masonic W Notice All Masons are requested to meet at the lodge hall at 2 p. m. Sun day. May 7, to attend in a body the funeral of our brother. Rev. C. J. Edwards, at the Methodist Protestant church at 3 p. in. J. R. STEVENSON, Secretary. NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION. l and- fjiis clay qualified before the <slerk of the,-Superior Court as ad triinistrator (estate of W‘. B. Henderson, deceblletfc and this is <o notify all holding claims against the estate of said deceased, to present them to me or my Attorney, properly verified, on or before the 6 ; h day of May, 1934, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery All persons indebted to said estate are requested’ to make 'immediate pay ment. ! ‘This 6lh day of May, 1933. WILLIAM GRfiEN, Admr. of the estate of W. B. Henderson, deceased A. A Bunn, Attorney. ' NOTICE Electric current will be off from 2:30 p. m* to 4:30 p. m. Sunday in order to carry out necessary repairs. Carolina Power and Light Co.