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gA TEWAY TO CENTRAL CAROLINA "Twentieth year DEBT MORATORIUM PRO POSE D ''l'******* •****. , * Senate Inquiry Chairman Condemns I SENATOR CONNALLY I IS BITTER TOWARD PRACTICES THERE | State Administration Says Restricting Order Against Printing I Ballots Useless I already printed, IS ANSWER GIVEN I Tomorrow’s Sixth District Election for Congress To Be Held With No Names on Ballot Except Woman Named By Senator Huey I P. Long I Houston. Texas., Dec. 4. (AP) 1 Senator Tom Connally, Democrat. I Texas', chairman of the Senate sub- committee which has been investigat- B tiio Overton-Broussard election in ■ Louisiana, condemned election prac ■ -jces in that State in a statement is ■ here today. IfSTRUNING ORDER NOW IS HELD TO BE USELESS Baton Ronge. La., Dec. 4.—(AP) — T!i* administration tot'.ay inform *d the Cast Baton Rouge uistrict court, which last week issued a re straining: order to prevent State au thorities from printing ballots for to morrows sixth district congressional election that the restraining order was without effect because the ballots had already been printed. With the status of the ballots thus in doubt. Judge George K. Farraut, presiding in the court, ordered to trial the case of six district citizens against the secretary of state challenging the printin gelitof cmfwyp etaoin shrdu printing of the ballots. The case was that J. O. Bounchaud and nine other citizens of the district who have attacked the legality of the administration, moved to send Mrs. Bolivar E. Kempt to the vacant sixth district congress seat in a special elec tlon called for tomorrow without the holding of a party primary. By order of the administration to the district Democratic committee, the ballots at issue contain only the name of Mrs. Kempt, Senator Huey P Long’s selection for the congres sional post. In a series of violent demonstra tions during the past few days, citi zens in several sections have seized the printed ballots from the parish court houses and burned them pub licly and a majority of the parishes in the district have declined to share any expense of the election. State Rests In Second Os Negro Cases Samuel Liebowitz, Defense ICounsel, Shoots Fiery Ques tions to Witness Decatur. Ala.. Dec. 4 (AP)—The * atc ,R sted its case against Clarence or, is, second of the seven Negro defendants in the Scottsboro case to h' l re-tried on a charge of attacking Mrs. Victoria Price, at 10:08 a. m. to day, Except for a brief moment, when the jmy was remo ved while Judge W. Callahan took exceptions to ,>,p action of Samuel S. Liebowitz, (hiof 0 f counsel f or the defense, the hial moved rapidly toward a con clusion, the interruption came during the rross examination of Orvel Gilley, of A!t>ertville, Ala., who had testified that, h e waa a witness to the attacks 'hoard a freight train on March 25 which Uorris is on trial. Luring the direct examination, j iebowtz i punctured Gilley’s testi mony with objections which Judge ' 'M* a han overruled in most cases. How many times have you re hearsed this story you have told here ' ,,,la y you and Victoria Price togeth- Liebowitz shot at Gilley to open 1,1 cross-examination. Gilley did not reply as Judge Cal (Continued on Page Two.) Hcniicramt LEASED WIRE SERVICE OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. Forest Fires Overcome By Rains Over Week-End Over Most Os The State Extradition Ordered lUjjll HHf' JHH Hr 8| |p -/ |lw ■ ; <> y ••}]&«£...• >s I % • ' V ' V m' - Martin 1. Insult After two years of residence in Canada following collapse of Insull utilities empire, Martin J. Insull has been ordered extradited by To ronto judge. He is brother of Samuel Insull. whose extradition from Greece was denied by that country. <Central Press) illloHearings No Date Set for Arraign ment of Slayer of Her Daughter-In-Law Chicago. Dec. 4.—(AP) —Dr. Alice L. Wynekoop was too ill in the coun ty jail today to appear before the bar in criminal court for arraignment on her indictment for the murder of Rheta, her daughter-in-law. In a brief hearing. Chief Justice Philip L. Sullivan assigned the trial to Judge Joseph B. Davis. Judge Sullivan, who retires from the circuit bench today to become a Fed eral district judge announced as court opened that Warden Monepenny had informed him the elderly woman pri soner was not stronge enough to Bp brought into court. There was no plea entered in her behalf and no date was set for the trial. Since her incarceration nine days ago, Dr. Alice has been prostrated by exhaustion, as severe bronchial cough and perilously high blood pressure. Charles S. Daugherty, assistant State’s attorney, said he would ask Judge Davis tomorrow to set a date for the trial. Earle, son of Dr. Wynekoop, and the second suspect in the enigmatic mur der of his wife is still held on a war rant charging he was an accessory to the crime. He will be arraigned next Monday. The grand jury failed last week to indict him. Will Be Organized Soon as Possible by Adminis tion in State. Dally Dlapotc* Borcaa In tae Sir Walter ‘Hotel 3Y J C 8a SK KitVII.I Raleigh, Dec. 4.—While it is definite ly known that projects are to be or ganized for the employment of un employed women in North Carolina as soon as possible, under the direction of the Civil Administration, it is not known for sure yet just what these projects will comprise, Mrs. (Continued on Page Four.) ONLY DAILY Efforts of Volunteer Fire Fighters Also Effective In Extinguishing the Flames EASTERN CAROLINA FIRES DESTRUCTIVE Million Dollars Property Loss Reported in Four Western Carolina Coun. ties; Unemployed Men Put To Work Fighting Fires in Eastern Area Charlotte, Dec. 4.—(AP) —Scores of scattered forest blazes today had been reduced to smouldering embers or else brought under control by volun teer fire (lighters with the aid of copious rains, which extended thro ughout the State Scattered fires which had burned over thousands of acre 3of virgin sp'ntre in four mountain counties were under control after raging un checked for the better part of a week, while blazes extending along a wide front in the coastal section were also quenched. For the four western counties yes terday's showers brought relief for the second time within two weeks. Several days before the last fires broke out, rains had quenched blaze* in that area after an estimated toll of $1,000,000 to timber and property had been exacted. Extensive damage was done by the fires in the eastern part of the State, where a prolonged drought caused the blazes to reach alomst unprecedented proportions. In many of the counties in the east ern section of the State men on the unemployment relief rolls were called into service to battle the fires. Price For Gold Held At $34.01 Washington. Dec. 4.—(AP) — The government’s gold price was held unchanged today at $34.01 an ounce. The figure at which the R. F. C. will purchase newly-mined gold v. as fixed within less than an hour after Acting Secretary Mor genthau returned from a Thanks giving holiday at his New York home. It remained at the same rate maintained during the last two days of last week, after a 25 cents boost in three previous business days. London's price for bar gold was $32.28 an ounce on the basis of an opening sterling quotation of $5.- 19 1-2 to the pound. After the opening, however the dollar streng thened appreciably at $5.14. ROOSEVELT HOME OFF OF VACATION Washington, Dec. 4.—(AP) — President Roosevelt reached Washington today at 11 a. m. from his two weeks vacation stay at Warm Springs, Ga. body”of missing GIRL IS LOCATED Prncess Anne, Md.. Dec. 4.—(AP) The body of Miss Edna Morris. 20- year-old white farm girl missing since last Friday, was found by two Negroes in a woods five miles from Princess Anne today. Lindberghs To Hop By Night Across Atlantic Bathurst, Gambia, Deo. 4. (AP) —Colonel Charles A. Lind bergh indicated early this after noon that he intended to take off before night, presumably on a trans-Atlantic flight to South Am erica. Mrs. Lindbergh assisted her hus band as the flying colonel spent the morning overhauling their big newspaper published HENDERSON, N. C., iiSIJt H E l R n V MEMORWL ÜBp HENDERSOn, N. G. Batty Btspatrir IN THIS SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA. MONDAY AFTERNOON, DECEMBER 4, 1933 Four Are Killed In Train’s Crash Spokane, Wash., Dec. 4,—(AP)— Four were killed and two injured when a Great Northern freight train crashed into a rock slide at Milan, Wash.. 24 miles north of here, last night. The dead included an engineer, a fireman and two brakemen, while a conductor and another brakeman were injured. The dead and injured were all of Hilliard, a suburb of Spokane. tdbeSbuc TROUBLES BRITAIN London Cabinet Wrestles Two Hours With Ques tion Arising From Newest Crisis MESSAGE SENT BY DE VALERA HEARD Wants To Know What Brit ish Government Would Do If Ireland Declared Itself a Republic; Free State Au thorities To Be Urged Not To Demand It London, Dec. 4.—(AP) —The' British cabinet wrestled nearly two hours in a special meeting today with problems trising from the crisis which has been reached in relation between the Irish Free State and the British common wealth of nations. The ministers had before them a dispatch President Eamonn de Valera, of the Irish Free State, sent Dom inion Secretary J. H. Thomas. In it, it was understood, De Valera 3aid lie was awaiting a statement as to what would be the British govern ment's attitude toward the declara tion of an Irish republic. It was gen erally expected in political circles that the cabinet’s reply to de Valera would be dispatched today and the cpntents of this answer would be disclosed to morrow in the House of Commons. This announcement would thus coin cide with Thomas’ reply to a mem ber's question on the matter. Thomas was asked if the dominion secretary would bring to the notice of the natives of the Free State the dis advantages both this country and their own would suffer if the Free State were declared a republic. Wife and Cousin Os Noted Outlaw Believed Nabbed Fort Smith, Ark., Dec. 4.—(AP) Two women identified by Constable Jack Pace and Deputy Constable Ot ton Kuykendall as the wife and cousin of Charles Arthur (Pretty Boy) Floyd notorious Oklahoma outlaw, and a man believed by the officers to be Floyd were under guard in a hospital here today following an accident in which the three were injured. Another man, Fred Stiles, Fort Smith, believed by officers to have been the driver of the automobile when the crasr occurred late last night, died in a hospital here early today. Pace and Kuykendall said the wo men were Mrs. Ruby Floyd and Stella Holland, both of whom are known to have lived in Fort Smith for some time. The man believed to be Floyd gave his name to newsmen and hospital at tendants as Bob Carney, of Fort Smith He was not questioned by police, but was placed under a police guard pend ing the arrival of Raymond Drake, of ficer of Sallisaw, Okla., with finger prints. Floyd was born at Sallisaw. monoplane, following their failure to leave the water last night. They made several futile at tempts to take off by moonlight and twice under a broiling sun yesterday the American fliers were balked in efforts to hop west ward because of unfavorable winds and a too heavy load of fuel. TO pan-americanmeeT * * * * * *********** Louisiana Election Practices SORT of ‘BUSINESS’ VACATION fumii bs aJF . * 3§| %T H f * •■ wm R>/•;/ ; .£> ;3gßSsß' illiil * s >' Roosevelt Vidal Wallace Mixing business with pleasure on his vacation at Warm Springs, Ga., President Roosevelt is photo graphed on the front porch of the ittle White House a’s he ’conferred'"j jvith Secretary of Agriculture j ’!en»'v A. Wallace right, and Eu Swanson Takes Big Navy Appeal To The President Secretary of Navy Says America Has Too Long Set World Example In Disarmament NATION’S POSITION GREATLY WEAKENED Condition Jeopardizes Peace of the World; Washington Scans Foreign Reactions to Swanson’s Proposals for Bigger Navy For United States Washington. Dec. 4.—(AP)—Secre tary Swanson today sought opportun ity for conference with President Roosevelt in furtherance of plans con tained in his annual report for an American navy second to none, and an abandonment by the United States of its “lead in disarmament.” The navy secretary also studied re actions from abroad to his frank sug gestion. First reports from London in dicated little stir over his statement, while from Tokyo came word that Japan was dissatisfied with its small end of the 5-5-3 ratio. In submitting his annual naval ac tivities report to the President, Swan son remarked that this country’s dis armament moves since the World War had set an example for the rest of ■ UnnMniiHfi <»n Page Four) wlTihlr FOR NORTH CAROLINA, Fair, slightly colder in east por tion tonight; Tuesday fair, WM PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON —“ 1 EXCEPT SUNDAY. FIVE CENTS COPY gene L. Vidal, standing, director of aeronautics in the department of commerce. The president con ferred with Wallace on the liquor control problem which led to the appointment of Joseph H. Choate as code administrator. 3 Million Jobs Reply To Smith Washington, Dec. 4.—(AP)—Sec retary Ickes thinks that his an nouncement that 2 993,360 men were employed under work allot ments November 25 should be suf ficient answer to Alfred E. Smith’s charge that the CWA is a “failure.” Without mentioning the former New York governor by name, the CWA chief announced that job total figure, and added: “The facts speak for themselves. Nobody can intelligently appraise the public works program without studying these figures.” SAYS P. I. GROUPS BACKING TEACHERS Campaign To Be Launched Sooin for Legislators Favorable To Them. Dully DUimtcfe Ra^-oa, In the Sir Walter Hotel. HV J. C . II ASK LR VI LI, Raleigh, Dec. 4. —Tacit admission that the parent-teacher association in in North Carolina are already active ly in politics and are going to use their influence to elect only those can didates to the 1933 General Assembly who are in sympathy “with the needs of North Carolina schools” is contain ed in a news story in the Winston- Salem Journal of November 28, under the heading “Parent-Teachers Will Choose Only Legislators Who Are Sympathetic With the Needs of N. C. Schools.” The story tells of the meet ing in Greensboro on Thursday, De cember 7, of a Statewide conference on the ‘‘emergency, in education in the State,” at which the plants to line up the parent-teacher associations back of candidates favorable to the program of the school people will be discussed. It further states that this conference will be presided over by Mrs. J. L. Henderson, of Hickory, pre sident of the State Parent-Teacher Council. Those here who know the facts, however, know that this Conference (Continued on Page Two.) 8 PAGES! , TODAY| M =S L T 0 N Would Apply To Both Pub lic and Private Obliga tions Throughout the Americas URGES AMENDMENT FOR THE AGENDA Wants Debts, Silver and Monetary Questions Alter. ed in Considerations; Steering Committee To De cide Tomorrow on Mexi. can’s Amendment Montevideo, Uruguay, Dec. 4. (AP)—Dr. Jose M. Puig Casaurano, foreign minister of Mexico, revealed his nation’s intention to sponsor a six to ten year Pan-American mora torium on public and private debts to day when he proposed an amendment to the Pan-American conference agenda. The Mexican diplomat protested that the conference program dealing with debts silver and monetary ques tions be altered. The steering committee indicated it would decide on the Mexican’s amend ment tomorrow. The amendment suggested an in ternational court to deal with these debts without the intervention of bankers, that a common bi-metal!lc monetary system be established, with domestic price levels as the monetary basis, and the use of silver for a por tion of the reserves and coinage. The amendment also would provide for uniform centrals banks in all coun tries, linked through one continental master bank. Jake the Barber To Be Extradited Back To England'. Washington, Dec. 4 (AP) —Extra- dition to England of John (Jake the Barber) Factor, of Chicago, for trial on a charge of participating in an $8,000,000 swindle was approved to day by the Supreme Court. The court upheld the action of the seventh circuit circuit court of ap peals directing extradition. Factor fought extradition on the ground htat the offense charged against him of having received mon ey knowing it was fraudulently ob tained was not a crime under the law of Illinois, and, therefore, not extra ditionable under the treaty with Great Britain. Since the extradition proceedings were begun, Factor and his son claim ed to have been kidnaped and held for ransom. 27 Violent Deaths In 2 Carolinas 13 Caused by Auto Accidents, Two By Trains, Two by Pis tols, 4 Homicides (By the Associated Press.) Violence snapped out 27 lives in the two Carolinas over the week-end, ft survey by the Associated Press reveal ed today. Thirteen of the deaths were caused by automobile accidents, two by ft train derailment, two by accidental dis charge of pistols and four by homi cides. Two persons apparently were kill ed when they were struck by trains when walking along railroad tracks, and another apparently committed suicide. Thirteen of the fatalities were re ported from South Carolina and 14 from North Carolina. They all occur* red between Saturday morning and Sunday night.