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GATEWAY TO CENTRAL CAROLINA. TWENTIETH YEAR J, P, MORGAN OBJECTS TO REGULATION OF HIS BANK Japanese Delegation Given Welcome To Washington By Roosevelt PRESIDENT HOST MM Conversations on Interna tional Problems Slated To Start During he Afternoon FAR EAST PEACE IS AMERICAN AIM President Also Hopes To Dispel Japanese Opposi tion to Reduction of Arm aments; Outcome of Con ferences Watched for Ef fect Upon World Peace Washington, May 24 (AP)—After welcoming Japanese delegation from th? portico of the White House. President Ro>sev-lt today en tertained the foreign visitors at lun cheon preliminary to conversations on international problems. “I am very glad to se eyou again,” said Mr. Roosevelt to Viscount Kiku jiro Ishii, of Japan as they shook hands. “Welcome to Washington." The viscount was accompanied by the Japanese ambassador, lgo Mrs. Roosevelt was with the Presi dent on the portico. The Roosevelt leadership today aimed it otuli influence at bringing peace in the Far East and to dispel Japanese objection no reduction of armaments. With friendly diplomacy the Presi dent turned to face a delegation of Japanese officials, whose chief al ready had expressed disagreement ■with the Roosevelt definition of an aggressor nation —one whose troops are found beyond its own frontiers in violation of treaties. The arrival of the group, headed by former Foreign Minister Kikujiro Ishii for a series of White House con versations- followed close on the Pres ident’s appeal for a non-aggression (CoMttnusd »r Page Five.) Murder Trial of Will Hessee Will Start In Durham Durham, May 24. —(AP) —Motion to quash murder indictment against Will H. Hessee, Durham furniture dealer, and Theodore Cooper, Negro, in the fatal shooting February 25 of J. N. I. wer denied hree today and Judge Walter L. Small ordered the F?ir to trial tomorrow. Hessee and Cooper were arraigned todya. and Judge Small ordered a spe n' venire of 50 men from Alamance county drawn for duty. Attorneys for the prisoners made ‘he motion to quash the indictments cn grounds that Negron had not been included in the grand jury panel, but Judge Small held that the motion was ineffective because the defense had faild to advance evidence that any bad been illegally excluded from the drawing. A mot on of attorneys for Hessee that the case be thrown out because “O. B. Smith, a grand juror, has not paid his taxes,” also was denied. Roosevelt Type Asked By Baptists Washington, May 24.—(AP) —Dr. C. = car Johnson, president of the Northern Baptists, wants another Franklin D. Roosevelt to lead his church through hard times. Xeyno’ing a convention whose : heme is “The Present Challenge,” vie has on said today: "We must have in our situation semething akin to the daring courage he business sagacity political acumen .the wholesome confidence of h t fellow men the straight-forward frankness, the rudiness of attack, which has been evidenced by that tunable human dynamo now resid ih« in 'he White House, Franklin D. Roosevelt." Johnson added that “this sort ' *' idership vested in some Moses ' diicc’ed toward our present de i 'hin&tiono.l distress would right ear -1 ‘ve us on our way out- of our J 'e"ypt.” lirttiuntsmt t) aiht Siaiiatrfi ONLY DAILY NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED IN THIS SECTION OFNURTH CAROLINA AND VlfilNlA. ‘ F of L thk A ?s£^ wirlb mwvior UF THE associathjd press. Bell Telephone Company Claims Rate Cuts Would Be Disasterous For Firm Inherit* $5,000,000 Albert C. Allen, Jr. '‘lt’s nothing to get excited about.” That’s what Albert C. Allen, Jr., 28-year-old farmer of Central Point, Ore., remarked when informed he had been named heir to the $5,000,000 es tate left by his eccentric aunt, Miss Margaret Keith of Beverly Hills, Cal., who recently com mitted suicide. FOUNOW FORGING TO THE FRONT FOR NEW HIGHWAY JOB Battle of Endorsements Seems Momentarily At Least To Be Leaning His Way NEWS ITEM~STIRRED ACTIVITY FOR HIM Wrong Impression Toward Him Created by Jeffress’ Newspaper With Result That Pou’s Friends Are Go ing Down the Line for Him NOW * § Dally Dispatch Bureau. In the Sir Walter Hotel, nv J. C. BASKERVILL. Raleigh, May 24.—Telegrams, tele phone messages and letters are pour ing into the office of Governor J. C. B. Ehringhaus in increasing numbers each day urging the appointment of certain individuals to certain jobs, while many delegtions are also ap pearing in ehalf of various ones de spite the fact that Governor Ehring haus has given no indication of what he intends to do. In fact, the gover nor has already indicated that he does not intend to announce any appoint ments of any kind until ext week at the earliest ad that it may be con siderably longer than that. The two appointive jobs in which there is the greatest interest right now and about which there is more speculation than any others, are those of chan-man of the new State high ways and Public Works Commission, which will combine the State Highway Commission and the State Prison un der a single board and a single exe cutive en dthe post of commissioner of revenue. It is agreed that these are the most important appointments which the governor has to make. Battle of Endorsements. The battle of endorsements now go ing on btween the friends and sup porters of Chairman E. B. Jeffress of the State Highway Commission and Superintendent George Ross Pou of the Stat e prison, is serving to focus more attention upon the new job as chairman of the h ghway-prison com mission than upon the revenue post, (Continued on Page Five.), HENDERSON, N. C., WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 24, 1933 Would Result in Deficiency In Earnings Necessary To Meet Operating Necessities SHOWS EXTENT OF 25 PERCENT CUTS Would Deprive It of More 1 Han $722,000 Revenue on Basis of 1932 Business, Carol inas Manager Tells jCorporation Commission at Its Hearing Raleigh May 24 (AP)—The South ern Bell Telephone Oomuany today presented data to the State Corpora tion Commission purporting to set forth that any reduction in telephone rates charged in North Carolina would result in a deficiency in earn ings necessary to meet operating ex penses and fixed charge requirements. Fred J. Connor, of Charlotte, act ing Carolinas manager of the com pany, read the commission a lengthy statement reviewing in detail the ope ration of the telephone com|pany and its fiscal condition. The hearing was one of a series being held with a view to possible ef fecting rate reductions in the State. The last will be held tomorrow, when the Hickory Telephone Company will appear. Turner set forth in his statement that the average resident telephone subscriber of his company in North Carolina pays $2.70 per month for service. A 25 per cenS reduction “would amount to thre cents a diay, he said, for each user, but in 1932 would havev reduced this company’s present in adequate gross revenues by over $722,- 000 although under present rates we earned noly slightly more than our interest requirements.” FLIER KILIM BLACK MOUNTAIN Clyde Marshall, 23, Loses Life When Plane Crashes at 7 a. m. Asheville, May 24—(AP) — Clyde Marshall, 23, Asheville aviator, was instantly killed when his plane crash ed at Black Mountain airport, near here, early today. Marshall was alone at the time. He was making a turn several hun dred feet above the landing field when the ship turned on its back and went into an inverted spin. The pilot was unable to pull it out, and the plane nose-dived to the field. The plane was demolished and its motor was buried several feet in the ground. Marshall had gone to the airport to take an early morning flight before the sun rose. He crashed before 7 a. m. v MAN IS DEAD FROM WOUNDS Greenville, S. C, May 24—(AP)— R. B. Samms, 54, of West Asheville, N. C., died in a hospital here today of an abdominal pistol wound, and James Creasman, 30, was in jail in connection with a shooting that oc curred during a quarrel 18 miles from hern yesterday. New Proposals For Security Os World Offered At Geneva Geneva, May 24.—(AP)— Inspired by jPresident Rooteevqflt’s doctrine that the United States is ready to consult the powers in the event of a menace of war. Great Britain today intro duced at the disarmamnt conference revised clauses daling with interna tional security. ... New Infantry. Chief Hi Col. Edward Croft Uncle Sam’s newly nominated chief of infantry is Col. Edward Croft, at present commander of the Tenth United States Infantry, at Fort Thomas, Ky. He will be raised to the rank of major gen eral, succeeding Major General S. O. Fuqua, whose four-year term has expired. * Commission Disagrees With School People That State Schools Will Be Wrecked EIGHT MONTHS TERM PIONEER ADVENTURE But North Carolina Has Blazed Trail Before and Will Do So Again, Is View of New Members; Governor Confident Plan Is Only Way Out In the Sir Wnlter Hotel. Daily Dispatch Bureau, BY J. C. BASKERVILL. Raleigh, May 24—The new State School Commission, which held its first meeting here yesterday to or ganize and starts its machinery run ning- for the operation of a Statewide, State-supported eight months school term on an appropriation of $16,000-, (Continued on Page Five.) Mitchells Tax Tricks Shown Up New York, May 24.—(AP)—Thro ugh Gerald Swope, the government obtained testimony today that after Charles E. Mitchell sold stock to Mrs. Mitchell “to record a loss” so that he would have to pay no income tax in J. 929, he then made a claim on the National City Company in an ef fort to avoid loss on the stock. Mitchell, former chairman of the National City Bank and National City Company, is on trial for evading in come taxes in 1929 and 1930 by al legedly lake sales of stock. Swope is a director in both the National City Bank and the National City Company. These clauses stipulate that in case i of a breach or threat of breach of the j Briand-Kellogg pact, the League of j Nations or any non-member, such as | the United States or Russia, may pro- j Iposo general consultation. The objects in this consultation would be: | 1. To exchange views for the pur- ; Administration Directs Drive For Quick Repeal Os The 18th Amendment New York’s Overwhelming Vote Yesterday Inspires Action for Even More Speed MARCH 15 NEXT IS GOAL OF CAMPAIGN Hope To Have Liquor Leg alized Again by That Time, When New Income Taxes Are Due, and Hope Levies Made by Congress Atlanta, Ga., May 24.—(AP)—Do forty-six thousand youths and season ed woodsmen will be paid approxi mately $8,500,000 to plant trees in for ests of ten southern states within six ■months. More than $7,000,000 of the money, will be paid directly to dependents of the men under President Roose velt’s plan for reforestation and re lief for the unemployed. Because of the financial stringency back home, where whole families have been without work for months, ad ministrators believe the entire $7,- 000,000 will find its way into trade channels and further bu&inss chains. The approximately $1,500,000 re maining w.ll be sent to the men in the forests to be spent as they desire. Purchase of tobacco and payment for other incidentals and a few neces sities relief administrators say will also release most of this sum to the retail trade. The majority of the youths are in the r late teens and early 20’s. None ure married, but they have been se lected because their home folks are in greater financial stress than others in their communities. Some experi enced woodsmen regardless of their age, are or whether they are married are to go with them to aid mak ing a success of the Federal pro gram . South Carolina’s quota is 3,500, with 1,350 now in camps and the total amount to be paid to South Carolin ians is $105,000, with $87,750 of this to be sent home. The quota for North Carolina is 6,500. with £,027 in camp. The pay will be $195,000, of which $162,500 will be sent # home. Roanoke Island. Celebration May Yet Be Launched Manteo, May 24—(AP) —D. F. Fear ing, chairman of the Dare County Board of Commissioners, says “there is going to be a celebration in 1934 of the birth of English-speaking people on Roanoke Island, if the sentiment of the people I’ve talked to is sincere.” in spite of announcement that the event has been postponed. Some time ago W. O. Saunders, president of the Roanoke Island His toric Commission said the event would ihavs to be postponed because of lack of’funds. Fearing said "a number of citizens” he had talked to were in favor of cele brating next year the 350th anniver sary of the landing of the first colon ists on Dare county land. MURDER CASE JURY OPENS DELIBERATION Rutherfordton, May 24.—(AP)— A jury hearing the murder case of Lloyd Cooper, charged with the slaying of Grady Harris, retired at 1:20 today after arguments and the judge’s charge had been completed. Judge P. A. McElroy, told the jurors they could bring in one of four verdicts: First or sfecond degree mur der, manslaughter or acquittall. Coop er was charged with, first degree mur der . pose of preserving peace and avert ing the conflict. 2. In the event of a breach, to use good offices for the rstoration of pea ce. 3 If it is found impossible to re store peace, to determine which party or parties to the dispute are to be held responsible. PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON EXCEPT SUNDAY, Youngest Jurist M f. ' ■ kj'fj Believed to be the youngest judge in the entire world, Judge David Elmer Ward (above), of Fort Myers, Fla., only recently reached his 22nd birthday. Judge Ward holds the benches of both County and Juvenile Courts at Fort Myers. In this capacity he has charge of practically all legal matters in hii county. WORKERS WILL GET $8,500,000 WAGE More Than $7,000,000 Will Be Paid Directly to De pendent of Men Back Home NORTH CAROLINA’S QUOTA NEAR $200,000 Os That Amount, $162,500 Wt ill Be Sent Dependents at Home; 3,027 of State’s Quota of 6,500 Already in Camp; Most of Men In Camps Are Unmarried Washington, May 24.—(AP) —A full fledged drive by the administration is under way to speed prohibition re peal. The New York vote and the pros pect of eliminating the next taxes for public works financing through re venue from liauor sales combined to spur the Roosevelt forces to action. Postmaster General Farley, the chairman of the Democratic National Committee, is the spearhead of the repeal campaign from the capital. He announced last night that he will ask every Democratic worker in the last election to turn to for rpeal. Parley, who neither drinks nor smokes, carried this campaign into New York State last week. He em ployed there the Democratic machin ery which had brought overwhelming victory to Franklin D. Roosevelt. “The Democratic party pledged it self for repeal,” said Farley. “Presi dent Roosevelt endorsed it. The pro hibition has been put up to the states. We should work for it, and we will. It means a new source of revenue that will eliminate the new levies about to be imposed to provide new jobs.” The announcement was regarded as improving prospects that th« 36 states necessary for ratification might be in line before next March 15. When the higher income taxes now pro posed would become effective'. So far six states have signified ratification of repeal. >♦ E lT il IMP FOR NORTH CAROLINA. Generally fair tonight and Thursday. 6 PAGES TODAY FIVE CENTS COPY Didn’t Pay Any In United States, However, In Eith er 1931 or 1932, He Declares SOME LARGE LOANS TOLD BY WITNESS Morgan Saysi Credits Ex tended to John W. Davis, Ambassador Davis, Vice- President Dawes and Others; Senate Hearing Continues Sensation Washington, May 24.—(AP)—J. p. Morgan testified today to the Senate investigating committee that, al though he paid no income taxes in this country in 1931 and 1932, he did pay sue ha tax in England. Senate investigators today dug deep ly into the Morgan banking secrets, developing objections from J. P. Mor gan to having his private firm under regulations applied to commercial banks, obtaining names of bank of ficials to which Morgan money had been loaned, and finding out where more of that money was deposited. George Whitney, partner of the firm, testified its members had paid about $11,000,000 income tax for 1929. “And practically nothing since then,” dryly remarked Ferdinand (Continued on Page Six). Columbia Claims Agriculture Bank Will Move There Columbia, S. C., May 24.—(AP) —William Lykea, Jr., secretary of the Chamber of Commerce liere, said today he had been assured from “all quarters” in Washing ton tha* nothing was known of any change in plans to make Columbia the center of the farm credit facilities for the fifth re serve district. He made inquiries, he said, after a statement yesterday by Congressman E. W. Pon, of North Carolina that the Regional Agri cultural Credit Corporation at Ra leigh would not be moved here High Point Man Held in Jail In Durham Robbery Durham, May 24.—(AP)—T. E. Hyde, of High Point, was held in jaM ihere today "positively” identified by H. E. Motsinger, secretary-treasure.’ of the KnitweM Hosiery MS 11, as one of two men who kidnaped and rob bed him of the company’s $l,lOO pay roll here on May 13. Hyde was arrested In High Point yesterday and brought here, where Motsinger said ‘he was one of the men Meanwhile, a search for the second bandit was under way today, while E. iS. Sanders, also of High Point, was •being held for investigation. San* ders was formerly employed at the hosiery company mill. Congress Plans To Speed Up Washington, May 24.—(AP) —J. P Morgan was on the stand again toda; In the Senate banking committee', invest gation into his financial in •stitution and . crowded just abou . everything else out of the congres sional picture. However, the Senate, inpatient pn be under full speed again in advanc ing Presidnt Roosevelt’s emergency program, neared the end of the dawn out impeachment trial of Federal Judge Harold Louderback of Califor nit. Meanwhile, the House, making ready to attack the huge public workn industrial control-taxation bill, adopt ed the conference report on the $998,- 000 third deficiency bill. The join' congressional investiga tion commit'ee of the Akron disas ter, continued with Commander H. C. Wiley, executive officer and one of the three survivors, on the stand.