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GATEWAY TO CENTRAL CAROLINA. twentieth ye Economic Parley Is Marking Time During Week-End Awaits Definite Word Re garding Washington’s Attitude on Currency Stabilization GOLD GROUP WONT BUDGE UNTIL THEN Woodin'* Statement That United States Has Not Agreed to Any Currency Stabilization Proposals Is Keenly Disappointing To The French Delegates London. June 16. —(AP) —The world economic conference, after important meetings of its monetary and eco nomic commissions today, decided virtually to mark time on the major problems over the week-end, pending definite word regarding Washington’s attitude toward currency stab.lization The bloc of gold standard counties, it was said in French quarters, do not intend to budge until approval of a stabilization project has been received from the American administration. French delegates and their follow ers expressed keen disappointment o\irr Secretary Woodin’s announce ment in Washington that the United States government had not agreed to any currency stabilization proposals, which are understood to have been considered by French, American and British financial leaders. It has been reported that plans were afoot to stabilize the American dollar at between $4 04 and $4.07 to the Bxjtish pound. GOVERNOR TO MAKE NEW APPOINTMENTS Raleigh, June 16.—(AP)—Gov ernor J. C- B. Ehringhaus said to day he “may” make other ap pointments to State positions to night. * The governor yet has to name the d rector of the Department of Conservation and Development and members of the board, and officers of the three State-owned railroads and numerous other boards and commissions. Four High Point Youths Held for Opening a Grave High Point, June 16 (AP)—Four youthful members of a secret high ‘■•hool olub, arrested in connection with the opening of a woman’s grave here, were releaead under bond to day while officers continued an in vestigation on the theory the boys wanted a skeleton to use in club rites. Bond of S3OO each was put up for the boys. 1 The four were arrested in a local cemetery last nigh: by officers, who had discovered that the grave had previously been tampere dwit-h and were on guard. The boys had with them a ropd, a fire poker and a sack. On each youth was a small pin in scribed with & skeleton. The pin. they said, was emblematic of mem bership in the “F. O. G.” which they first said stood for “Famous Order of Gambolicks.” Later, they said their club was call ed the “Friendly Order of Galahads.” All four denied any intention of tamipering with the grave- saying they intended only to meet there. Lobby Expenses Third Os Cost Os General Assembly nmiy s>iwp«tefc . la tke Sir Walter Hotel. BY J. C. BASKEI*VIIiI» Raleigh, June 16—Most of the 211 lobbyists who registered in the office of Secretary of State Stacy W. Wfc.de in accordance with the Ewing anti lobbying law. had sent in their state ments of lobbying fees and expendi tures by the time the office closed last night, the last day left on which these reports might be made. The tew tha were not in are expected to day or tomorrow, since any report postmarked up to midnight last night will still be regarded as coming with in the legal time limit. While the expense statements have not yet been officially tabulated, a ,prel minary es'imate made from a survey cf the statements already filed tln»w; 'hat the expenditures of the I'OO or more lobbyists during the 1933 geieral assembly amounted to be tween $70,000 and $75,000. This is mTttttersott DatUf Sits ptdth SERVICE OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. Germany Asks For Empire In Africa London, June 16.—(AP)—Ger many asked (he world today for on African colonial empire. A memorandum prepared by Dr. Alfred Hugenberg, German minis , ter cf economics, for th,e economic commit<cb of the world economic conference, said there were two possible ways of increas ng Ger many’s opacity to meet her inter national debt; first, by giving her an African empire, where large public works schemes could be carried through; or. second by opening other new territortes to this people who have not enough space in which to live.” $1 UWO.OOO ROAD FUNDS FOR STATE Renewal of Highway Con struction Begins at Once, Jeffress Says WILL CALL FOR BIDS 89,500,000 Under New Industrial Re covery Act To Be Available, To gether With $1,500,000 . as Yet Unexpended Raleigh, June 16 —(AP)—E. B. Jeffress, chairman of the State High way Commission, announced today that at least $11,000,000 will be avail able in the near future for highway construction in North Carolina thro ugh Federal aid. Jeffress said the renewal of new ljighwiay construction in the State would staft almost at once, contrac tors on some $500,000 worth which was suspended in March being noti fied today that they could carry on the projectors If they desired to fulfill their contracts. "As soon as the rules and reguia (Continued on Page Four.) Massachusetts To Return Negro for Trial In Virginia Boston, Mass., June 16 (AP) —The United States Circuit Court of Ap peals today reversed the decision of .Federal Judge A. Lowell in granting a writ of habeas corpus to George Crawford, a Negro, which would have prevented Crawford’s return to Vir ginia to face a murder charge. Craw ford was wanted in Virginia for the murder of Mrs. Agnes Boeing Ilsley, wealthy sport swoman. and her maid, Nina Buckner, slain at Middle burg Va., in January, 1932. The State of Massachusetts honored the extradition request of the gover nor of Virginia, but counsel for Craw ford appealed to Judge Lowell for a habeas corpus to bring about his re -1 lease. Judge Lowell, in approving the writ commented that since it appeared from the evidence that Negroes did not serve on Virginia juries, the Su preme court would hold his trial preme couilt would hold his trial there to be illegal. Counsel had contended tha ttrial of Crawford in a state in which Negroes did not serve on ju ries would be a violation of Ciaw ford’s constitutional rights. about one-third of the entire cost of the 1933 legislature to the State, ac cording to estimates obtained from the Budget Bureau. All bills are not yet in and paid, but indications are that the total cost of the 1933 Gen eral Assembly will amount to between $175,000 and $200,000. The cost of the 1931 General Assembly was $248,000. About half of this $70,000 to $75,- 000 paid to lobbyists by the various interests that employed them was for their services, while the other half is listed for hotel rooms and meals, for “entertaiinment” or for “miscellan eous expenses.” Those who were here during the General Assembly and know how the lobbyists work, know that a large amount of the money spent for en tertainment” and “miscellaneous ex penses” was spent for liquor, ranging from raw, white corn to bottled in bond, for dinner parties and various other forms of .. ■— DAILY NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED IN THIS SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA. ONLY As representatives and senators joyously flee the heat of Washington at the elope of a long and his tory-making session, President RooseveLt reviews the major legislative acts since March 4. History-Making Record By 7,3 rd Congress Is Hung Up Washington, June 16.—(AP)— The 73rd Congress accomplished a his tory-making record of legislation, passing every vital bill submitted by the President and starting the govern ment on new enterprises. Briefly recapitulated, here is what was done: Financial Legislation. Took the American dollar off gold, placed the banking system under em ergency Federal control, cancelled all public and private promises to pay in gold. Appropriated more than $5,270,000,- 000, most of it for extraordinary ex penditures to be bond issue f.nanced, and not included in the regular bud get: empowered the President to re duce enormal expenditures nearly one billion dollars to bring the regular budget to somewhat of a balance. Imposed new taxes to yield $220,- 000,000 a year to fund the extraor dinary bond issues: continued through 1934 all special excises levied by the salestaxlles NOTYETPREPARED Announcement To Await ■State Merchants Conven tion, Maxwell Says Daily Dlupateh Bureau. In (he Sir Walter Hotel., *»▼ J C. BA?KEHVIIiL. Raleigh, June 16. —Although several conferences have already been held by Commissioner of Revenue a. J. Max well and various groups of merchants with regard to the ru’es and regula tions to be prepared to reouire mer chants to pass the three per cent sales tax along to the consumers, the final rules and regulations w.ll probably rot be made public until kite in the month, Commissioner Maxwell said t oday. “While we have been msbing ex cellent progress in our discussions with the various g.oups with regard to the plans for passing along the salon tax, there is st U a griat deal of work to be done and many more con ferences to be held,” Commissioner Maxwell said. “As a result, it is very likely that the final draft of the rules and regulations will not be ready to be announced until after the annual convention of the North Carolina Merchants Association in Winston ,Salem on June 26 and 27. I expect to attend that mteting and am on the program for an address on June 27. After talking with those who will be at this convention, it is likely that the regulations will be made public very soon afterwards. But we want to get the opinions and the approval of as many of the merchants of the State as possible before we arrive at any definite decision.” There are still some merchants in (Continued on Pace Four) DURHAM MAN’S BODY Taken from river Cincinnati, Ohio, June 16. —(AP) The body of Lee Clarke, 39, insurance agent, formerly of Durham. N. C., who was drowned Sunday when thrown from an outboard motor boat into the Ohio river was recovered to .day. _ i( u _ -- HENDERSON, N. C., FRIDAY'AFTERNOON, JUNE 16, 1933 previous Congress; enlarged the Fed eral tax on gasoline and transferred ! the electricity three percent tax from consumer t 0 producer; limited the capital gains and losses provision of income tax law. Ordered far-reaching revision of ! American banking methods, limiting [ the» power of private Dames reducing j the opportunities for speculation with | bank credits, insuring deposits re-j strictly, and strengthening Federal Reserve supervision. Put issuance of all securities under Federal supervision, inaugurating policy of making seller beware. Measures for Rale gh. Authorized country’s biggest public, construction program, more than three billion dollars worth to create employment. Voted first Federal large scale di rect relief grants, of $500,000,000. Made possible anti-trust law sus pension for new. industrial policy of government supervised trade agree- SHESiFF KIDNAPED > BY 2 DESPERADOES < Brother of One of Them Identifies Pair for Boli var, Mo., Officers Springfield, Mo. June 16 (AP) Two men identified by Bolivar citi zens as Charles “Pretty Boy” Floyd, notorious Oklahoma, outlaw and Adam Rickitti, kidnaped sheriff Jack Killingsworth of Polk county from in front of a garage at Bolivar, Mo., today. ; The identification of the two des peradoes was made by Joe Richitti mechanic at the garage. He said his brother, Adam, accompanied by Floyd, stopped to have some work done on their autdhiobile. Richitti said the sheriff stopped in for a chat. He was forced into Joe Richitti’s automobile by the two men. ’ I Richitti said his brother, Adam, had been a companion of Floyd in many of the bandit’s ventures. The kidnaped car was driven north toward Hermitage Mo. A number of Springfield officers rushed, into the chase. The kidnapers abandoned in Boli via a coupo with an Oklahoma li cense. , j 4 ’ ARKANSAS BANK IS ROBBED ABOUT $3,000 Black Rock, Ark., June 16. —(AP) —Three men robbed the first Na tional Bank here of about $3,000 ear ly today and kidnaped the cashier, but released him about two miles from town as a posse headed by the presi dent of the bank closed in on them. WEATHER FOP. NOf.TH CAROLINA. Fnir tonight and Saturday: slo’ % g r : .-ing tempterature Sat urday and in central and west portions »o»ight. merits to control production boost prices, wages and employment. Approved creation of civilian con servation corps fto employ quarter million young men at conservation work on dollar a day basis. _ Gave secretary of agriculture power to boost *farm prices through a wide variety of alternative programs, com bining most of the farm relief pro posals of the past ten years. Made available four billion dollars for relief of farmers and home own ers hard pressed under big mortgage loads. Authorized reorganization of rail roads under Federal direction. Other Major Legislation. Legalized 3.2 percent beer. Approved government entry into power business by ordering operation of Muscle Shoals, with Federal sale land of (current, ipau guarating wide range program of de veloping the Tennessee river basin as a model rural industrial area. Hess is Ml’ DM SCHOOL SET-UP I Definite Policies As To New Districts Rapidly Be ing Shaped Dally DiNpatch Rnrenu. In the Sir Walter Hotel. «V .1 C.. iIASKERVILL. Raleigh, June 16. —Definite policies with regard to the creation of city and county school administrative units, as well as with regard to the use of school buses, were developed by the State School Commission in the two days meeting just completed here this week in addition to its ac tion in approving 40 cities and towns ias administraive units. None of the 40 administrative units approved have a school population of less than 1.500 children, it was pointed out today, and so far as possible the commis sion hopes to hold the units approved to this figure, although there may be exceptions where geographical or oth er conditions may make it necessary to approve units of only 1,000 school population. While the commission has not as yet decided upon the actual limits of any of the 40 administrative school units so far approved, it indicated that it would insist that the limits be determined with a view to securing the greatest educational efficiency and economy within the unit, rather than with a view to including areas that would be most likely to vote for supplemental taxes. There are al ready several units that want to ar range the boundaries of their units so that certain areas, such as mill villages, would be excluded, with oth er more prosperous sections included, 'evidently in (the belief that it will be easier to get the voters in these more prosperous areas to vote for supplemental taxes than in the others The school commission, however, is taking the position that the question i of whether or not a certain section of a city or town administration unit may be unfavorable to the levying of supplemental taxes should have noth ing to do with fixing the limits of a unit. In fact, the position of the com (Continued on Page Pour.) PUBLISHED EVERY AFTBRMOOB EXCEPT SUNDAY, Entire Roosevelt Program Made Law As Congress Ends Roosevelt Off On Vacation Tonight Washington, June 16 (AP)—Pres ident Roosevelt happjLly ordered his bags packed with old sweaters and a slicker today fjor a sailing cruise up the North Atlantic coast. By special tarin he leaves the capital tonight for the coast of Massachusetts. A brief stop $ pli »med tomorrow at Groton School, near Bostym to see his son, Franklin. Jr. Then, motoring on to Marion, he expects to b aboard the trim schooner Amerjack II by nightfall. taxevasiomprobT BY HIM STARTED Doughton Says Next Con gress Will Plug Escape Holes In The Law MAY REPEAL EXCISE Hope To Rid Country of Oltioxious Levies Now Plagung th© People, Tar Heel Ways and Means Chairman Says Washington, June 16. —(AP)— Rep resentative Doughton, Democrat, North Carolina, as chairman of the House Whys and Means Committee, today selected those members of it who will investigate income tax evasion with a view to a program to tighten the revenue laws. “We have pu- our staff of experts to work and by the January ses sion of Congress we will have plans to stop tax dodging and the escape holes in the law,” he said. “The recent disclosures before the Senate Banking Committee in its in vestigation of J. P. Morgan and Com pany and other financiers shows the necessity for such an investigation.. “In adaption, we want to study ways and means of getting rid of these ob noxious excise taxes, and if not repeal some of them, lower them. “We are going to study the> whole field of taxation with a view to work ing out a better and more simplified means of providing revenue for the operation of the government.” Rail Unions Will Ignore Demand of Roads for Slash Chicago, June 16 (AP)—Spokes men for the million union wlorkers of America’s 201 Class 1 railroads declared today they would ignore the demands of their employers for a 22 1-2 percent reduction In wages to replace a ten percent temporary “deduction” in effect at jtresent until November 1. EXTRADITION FOR MAYNARD HONORED Raleigh, June 16.—(AP)—Gov ernor J. C. B- Ehringhaus today honored extradition papers from Governor John Garland Pollard, of Virginia,, which asked that Bustard Maynard, now under ar rest at Henderson, be allowed to be returned to Mecklenburg county, Virginia, to face chargee of breaking and entering with in tent to commit larceny. Mattem Yet Unreported; His Wife Becomes Alarmed % Nome, Alaska, June 16.—(AP) — Sparsely settled northlands or the Bering Sea today held the fate of Jim my Mattem, round-the-world flier, unreported since leaving the Siberian coast two days ago. On the ninth and most difficult leg of hia solo world flight, Mattern’s gas supply, had he remained in the air would have been exhausted by 11:30 p. m., eastern standard time, last night. Along the 2,500 mile hop from Khabarovsk, Siberia, no ship or land settlement had reported sighting him. While searching plans were held in abeyance today, because of the fre quency with which “lost planes” have turned up in Alaska, aviation men re call that he had said before leaving Khabarovsk severela days ago on his first attempt to reach Alaska that his plane was “in fine shape.” 8 PAGES TODAY FIVE CENTS COFY Mighty Legislative Stroke for National Recovery Written at the Extra 1 Session SENATE GIVES IN ON VETERANS’ CUT Futility of Holding Out Against President and House Majority Forces Capitulation After Stub born Resistance; President Thanks Congress Washington. June 16.—(AP)—The Roosevelt Congress-carver of a mighty legislative program for na-. tfymal adjourned aft’ 1:21 o’clock this morning after chalking up a final notable victory for the President Its last act was accepting of his terms on expenditures for veterans, and that safgeguarding the Presi dent’s economic program, which lops off hundreds of millions to achieve balance of the ordinary budget. The Senate fought t 0 the last the same fight that had held up adjourn ment since last Saturday, but, block ed by the utter refusal of the House to accept an enlargement of spend ing for ex-soldiers, it gave in, voted 45 to 36 to take *he compromise of fered by the administration, passed the $650,000v000 Independent offices' appropriation bill and adjourned. The House that had lingered idly through the night quit, too, after cheering and yelling applause at a last minute letter from the President. In it he thanked senators and re presentatives "for making possible on the broad average a more sincere and wholehearted cooperation between the legislative and executive branches o 9 the United States government than has been witnessed by the American people in many a long year” Salisbury To Get Home Loan Credit Office for State June 16 (AP)— Reprcsen tatiwe Doughton, Demo crat North Carolina, said today , he was authorized lo announce that the main office h the State of the Horn© Credit created under the new home loan credit act, would be established at Salisbury. • Doughton said that two or three branches also would be located in the State, but h© did not know where. Thousands Die of Famine in Shenshi Province in Chine Shanghai, June 16.—(AP)—Ter 'i ribie suffering and widespread deaths throughout Shenshi pro vince from famine were reportpid in Chinese press dispatches 'to - day. * Once this area in Central China was a remarkably fertile wheat growing section but no rtf'a has fallen there esinc© 1928, the ad vices said, and the country luW been denuded of “any living ve getation.” Thousands of helpless ho ve died others have turned bandits, prey ing on countrymen not quite so badly off as they. Few farm ani mals remain. Cannibalism is wide spread, the report, continued. No severe storm had faced him on the “Post-Gatty trail” over which the globe-girdling record holders, Wiley Post and Harold Gatty, had flown two years ago this month, landing at Solo* mon beach, 40 miles east of here. He also had received the advice of Boris Lukhu, experienced oviet flier, before leaving Khabarovsk, and he gainec experience in Alaskan flying two years ago. WIFE’S ANgIETY GROWS AS THE HOURS PASS ON Walla Wallfll, Wash., June' 16. ' (AP)—The anxieiy of Mrs. Jimmy Mattern increased today as no word came concerning her husband, daring round-the-world flier. ‘‘We fliers’ wives never give up hope, but he’s been unreported such a long time now,” she said.