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CWA Labor Fighting Forest Fires “Burning Everywhere” In East
Only 3.2 Inches
Os Rain For Area
In Three Months
Weather Bureau Man In
Raleigh Sounds Empha
tic Warning Against
Forest Fires
Reported Due to Forest
Fires; CWA Funds To Hire
Fighters iV Bertie, Hert
ford, Northampton, Edge
combe, Warren and Hali
fax, Forester States
p k3 |(<jgh, l)cc. 2.—<AP)—With for-!
cat fires reported as "burning every-1
(There" in the northeastern forest tire j
wn trol area, of North Carolina, tm
Stair Civil Works Administration to-
Isv authorized employment of fire
i %tcr in six counties through civil
whs funds.
Korester J. S. Holmes said
Hi District Forest ei Carter, of the
noCVastcru district, reported this
momiiiE fires were burning ‘‘every
rfiopin the district.”
[wiiately Mrs. Thomas O'Berry. |
civil works administrator, authorized]
I,?* us civil works funds to fight the
hla/r< in Bertie, Hertford. Northamp
ton. Edgecombe, Warren and Halifax
counties. Holmes said.
Only 32 counties of the State are in- )
eluded in the group which cooperate
in forest fire control, and reports of!
fires in other counties are not for
wardol here officially, but the Con
,ovation nnd Development Depart
ment lui'l unofficial reports of con
flagrations in nearly every part of the 1
State today.
Ralegh was heavily shrouded with
moke thi. morning, the United States
Weather Bureau attributing the con
dition to nearby forest fires.
Ire A. Denson, in charge of the I
Weather Bureau, also warned that ex- i
treme care should be exercised, as on
ly 3.2<) inches of rainfall, an excep
tionally small amount, had fallen ill
this section since August
No Favoritism Will Be
Shown In Placements,
Way nick Declares
Dully Dlspntch Bnrenw
In the Sir Walter Hotel.
Raleigh. Dec. 2.—The 34,000 unem
ployed i M be placed in jobs between
now and Dec. 15 by the Civil Works
Administration, all of whom must be
drawn fr o mthe files of the National
Reemployment Service offices in the.
State, are going to be selected for
Hteir fitness to do the work for which
hiey are unemployed and without any
(Cuuti'iued od ’’age Two.)
Jobs Given
To 50,000,
CWA Says
Includes 395 Men
Given Work In
Vance With $30,050
Payroll Here
Uftllr OtspHteh B»rcaa,
1b the Sir Walter Hotel.
IV .1 c HASH Kit VII, 1,.
Raleigh. Dec. 2.—Projects calling for
* ,e employment of more than 50,000
nien with a payroll in excess of $5.-
"th.oon have already been approved,
according to figures obtained from
ic Civil Works Administration here
/’day. Up f 0 i n ight projects call
'"8 for the employment of 43,413 men
J nd w ‘th a payroll of $4,579,661 had
* !en tabulated by administration sta
ticians, it was announced, But it was
* so said that this did not represent
lH entire number of projects so far
fContinued on Page Two.)
Ifentoraatt Satin
Liquor Control Czar
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Joseph H. Choate Jr.
With full power to enforce its regu
lations, Joseph H. Choate Jr., New
York attorney, has been appointed
administrator of the Federal liquor
control code by President Roosevelt.
An advisory board will assist him.
(Central Press)
Roosevelt Accepts Instru
ment Regulating Amount
of Importation
BASED ON 1910 TO 1914
.Four Million Gallons Annually Os
Hard Liquor and 7,000,000 Gal
lons of Wine Are To
Be Permitted
Warm Springs, Ga.. Dec. 2 (AP> —
President Roosevelt today signed the
liquor import codes regulating the
amount and manner of importations.
The Import code will be adminis
tered by the Federal Alcohol Control
Administration. A minimum amount
of importations based on the five
year average, 1910-1914. roughly esti
mated to be 4.000.000 gallons annu
ally of hard liquor and 7,000.000 gal
lons of wine, is provided.
By signing this code, the Presi
dent has set up machinery to regu
late and supervise the liquor indus
try after repeal of prohibition next
week until Congress lays down a per
manent method.
Premier Os
France Is
Paris, Dec. 2.—(AP)-Premier Ca
mille Chautemps was given two votes
of confidence in rapid success today
by the Chamber of Deputies after he
announced that he rejected the idea of
any separate agreement between
France and Germany.
The new premier, whose early over
throw from power was predicted free
ly until the actual voting, insisted,
as had his- predecssors, that all de
cisions on the German matter be made
in association with other powers.
He said this theory must be carried
out, even though the problems might
be discussed by ambassadors through
regular diplomatic channels, a meth
od which ho said was acceptable to
Frß«nc6 *
His policies brought forth a vote of
confidence of 391 to 19 after he ap
pealed for a balanced budget.
Shortly afterwards the Chamber
gave him a second vote of confidence,
569 to 11, approving as "extremely
urgent" the consideration of economy
Was $2,506,234, or $655,539
More Than for Same
Month Year Ago, Max.
well Reports
AMOUNTS TO $595,391
Showed Marked Increase
and Is Most Satisfactory
Phase of Month’s Revenue,
Commissioner Says; No
vember Beer Taxes Lowest
Any Month Yet
Unity i>H|inlrk Rnrrn*
In Ihr Mr AVnlitr Boirl
Ralegh. Dec. 2. -Collectons of State
revenue n November from all sources,
ncludng the sales tax and gasolne
tax, amounted to $2,506,234 accordng
to figures made public today by Com
missioner of Revenue A. J. Maxwell.
Os this total, $l,O-17,776 was from the
various taxes that go into the State's
'mnernl fund, while $1,458,458 came
from the gasoline tax and the sale of
motor vehicle licenses and titles, and
went into the highway fund. The total
collected in November this year is
$655,539 more than was collected in
November. 1932—but it must be re
membered that the three per cent
sales tax was not in effect then. The
revenue from the sales tax last month
amounted to $595,391, or within about
$60,000 of the difference between the
November collections this year and
last year.
The most satisfactory aspect of the
November collections, according to
Commissioner Maxwell, was the in
-<'*■ ownuiC no Two)
Approve Plans of
61 National Banks
To Reopen Shortly
Washington, Dec. 2 (AP)— J. F.
I*. O’Connor, comptroller of the
currency, announced today that
33 national banks, with $36,644,-
000 frozen and $3,265,000 unre
stricted deposits, completed reor
ganization plans ;d uring the last
20 days of November.
These institutions either were
issued license to resume business
or were granted charters for new
In the same period, 28 unlicen
sed national banks, with $34,-
906,000 frozen and $2,745,000 un
restricted deposits received ap
provals from the comptroller of
their organization plans.
Mark Shank, of Akron, Ohio,
Faces Death Penalty Ira
Arkansas Court
Benton, Ark., Dec. 2.—(AP) — A
jury, unconvinced by his plea of in
sanity, has ordered the death penalty
for Mark H. Shank, Akron, Ohio, at
torney. charged with the poison mur
der of four members of the family of
Alvin Colley.
The verdict was returned late last
night by the jury after deliberating
nine hours. The defendant showed no
emotion, but his wife, given credit for
much of the work of planning his de
fense, collapsed and was carried from
the court room to her hotel on a
Defense attorneys announced they
would renew the fight to free Shank,
who was tried only for the death of
Alvin Colley. His wife and two of
their children died from poison
placed in grape juice at a picnic last
August 15. __ , ,
Shank has until next Thursday to
file motion for a new trial, notice of
which was given after the verdict was
reported. If the motion is overruled,
the attorney will be sentenced to
death immediately. He will have 60
days in which to file an appeal.
Partly cloudy; probably occas
ional rain in extreme west portion
tonight, and in west portion Sun
day; slowly rising temperature.
Sailing for Russian Post
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Ambassador William C, Bullitt and daughter Anne
William C. Bullitt, first U S Ambassador to the U. S. S. R embark*
from New York for Moscow with his daughter, Anne, to’establish
actually diplomatic relations brought about by President Roosevelt’*
recognition of the Soviet government. (Central Press J
Martin Insult Loses In
Canada In Fight Against
Extradition To The U. S.
Toronto, anada, Dec, 2 (AiP)—Mar- j
tin J. Insull, former Chicago utili- ;
ties director, lost his fight against 1
extradition to the United States tej- ]
day when Justice A. C. Kingstozie, of
the Ontario Supreme Court, granted i
the appeal of Cook county, Illinois. | ,
for his return ’
At the same time Justice King- ! ■
stone gave Insull the right to appeal |
against the judgement within 15 i
Cook county sought his return to j
Attack By
Ambush At
Laurinburg, Dec. 2. —(-A*F) — Two
ambushings within a 14-mile radius,
witli four Scotland county young men
presumably as targets, were reported
to officers today.
Roy McLaurin said he was fired on
last night near McArthur’s Cross
Roads as he was en route here. He
said he heard the report of a gun and
that a bullet grazed the windshield
of his car.
Open fields were on each side of
the road, and he believed the shot
must have come from a ditch. Of
ficers investigated but made no im
mediate arrests.
Thursday night Crowell Hunter,
William Norman and John L. Mc-
Lean, of Laurinburg, said they were
fired on just east of Hamlet. They
said a load of shot crashed through
their windshield, but no one was hit.
McLean was slightly cut by the
broken glass.
face charges of embezzlemen tand
grand larceny growing out of the col
lapse of the Mid-West Utilities Cor
poration last year.
Insull’s counsel, J. O. Mcßuer, had
argued gaainst the extradition on the
grounds that such an act would set a
"dangerous precedent” in Canadian
He argued that the transactions
that caused the grand jury to indict
both Insull were entirely out of the
realm of theft.
$5 Per Ton
Rise Asked
On Peanuts
Washington. Dec. 2. —(AP) —After
hearing pleas for immediate action
and higher prices, peanut millers held
an executive conference today to con
sider a motion that the proposed
base marketing agreement prices for
each five peanut types be boosted $5
a ton.
Governor J. C. B. Ehringhaus of
North Carolina said that “there is
danger and dynamite” in the peanut
situation because of “low prices and
delay in fixing a marketing agree
A E. Gibson, representing Georgia
peanut growers, moved that the pro
posed price scale be increased $5 a
ton for each type. Gibson said he
came to the Farm Administration
hearing on the peanut marketing ag
reement with instructions to accept
the proposed figures, but that Eh
ringhaus had painted the picture so
clearly that he was moved to propose
the increase.
Haywood County
Man Given Term
In Manslaughter
Waynesville, Dec. 2.—(AP) —A ver
dict of manslaughter was returned by
agreement against Sam Blalock in
Superior court here today in the slay
ing in December of last year of Tom
Cathey .and the defendant was sen
tenced to five to ten years in the
State’s Prison. Blalock testified he
was drunk and knew nothing about
the shooting.
November Rise Is
Near Half Billion,
Report Indicates
Deserts Ghandi
Nila Cram Cook
Jazz bands, speed and the thrilb
of this modern age are going to
supplant the Hindu mysticism, the
calm meditation and the rigid
rules of Mahatma Ghandi in the
life of Nila Cram Cook hereafter
The 22-year old American girl,
shown in tier garb as one of
Ghandi’s followers, lias deserted
the Indian religious leader.
Ready To Go Back on Terms
Existing At Time They
Walked Out
Workers in Asheboro Silk Mills Con
tended NBA Regulations Had
Been Violated rfnd They
Quit Their Jobs
Asheboro, Dec. 2 (AP) —A majority
of striking employees of the Catwick
Silk mill here, in a meeting today,
cast an almost unanimous vote ask
ing the management to reopen the
mills on terms existing when the
walkout occurred October 20. '
Two hundred and twenty of the
mill’s 317 employees gathered for the
purpose of deciding whether they de
sired to return to work, and of the
number 216 votes were favorable.
Only four votes against the plan
were cast.
The mill management, howevez,
made no immediate announcement.
' The NIRA Compliance Board with
drew from sponsorship of today’s
meeting late yesterday, but the ope
ratives decided to hold the meeting
The strike began when mill work
ers contended the mill had violated
NRA rulings.
Warm Springs, Ga., Dec. 2 (AP) —
President Roosevelt ha 3 named Delos
M. Cosgrove, of Watertown, N. Y., as
a member of the New York Up-State
Advisory Committee of the Public
Works Administration. He takes
the place of Peter Ten Eyck, who
took a temporary appointment.
Deficit Still Exists For First
Five Months of Present
Fiscal Year Since
June 30
Amount to $772,465,574, In
cluding Emergency Ex
penditures, Compared
With $1,151,985,519 at
Same Time L&st Year; In
come Items Are Shown
Washington, Dec 2—(AP)— The
United States public debt increased
$483,859,000 during November to a
total of $23,534,115,771, a new peace
time high.
Receipts during the month were
Ordinary expenditures were s2os f >
But emergency expenditures for va
rious phases of the recovery program
were $293,514,399 to make November's
outlay $499,420,221.
While emergency expenditures ac
counted for approximately half the
increase in the public debt, a gain in
the general fund accounted for an
other $200,000,000.
At the close of November the Tera
sury's cash balance was $1,107,325,-
902. as compared with $909,261,293 at
the close of October.
For the first five months of the
fiscal year, Terasuzy receipts came
to $1,136,504,402, while the ordinary
expenditures were $1,216,143,172.
Emergency lecovery expenditures
over the same months were $692,826,-
The deficit at the end of the five
months, including emergency expen
ditures was $772,465,574* as comfUir
ed with $1,151,985,519 at the same time
last year.
North-South Double Track
Near Greensboro Tom
Up By Freight
Greensboro, Dec. 2. —(AP) —Four-
teen cars of a northbound Southern
Railway freight train were derailed at
Jamestown, near here, today, blocking
the railways Washington-Atlanta main
No one was injured. Trainmen said
prospects were that the line would
be blocked until 4 p. m. delaying all
passenger trains, including the South
ern’s crack Crescent Limited.
A broken truck on one of the freight
cars was blamed for the derailment.
The Southern has a double track
from Atlanta to Washington, but sev
eral cars, after leaving the northbound
tracks, bounced over and piled up on
the southbound track blocking both
north and south traffic.
Approximately 100 feet of track was
torn up
Keeps Gold
Same Price
Figure Maintained
After Three Swift
Advances During
the Past Week
Washington, Dec. 2. —(AP)— The
government’s gold price remained un
changed today at $34.01 an ounce.
This figure was maintained for the
second day after three swift increases
within a week.
The net increase during the week
in the price offered by the R. F. C.
for newly-mined domestic gold was
25 cents.
The London price was $32.52 an
ounce for bar gold, on the basis of
the sterling opening at $5.20 1-2 to
the pound.

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