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CATEWAY TO CENTRAL CAROLINA TWENTY-FIRST YEAR ROOSEVELT ASKS STILL SHORTER WORK Generous Lending Urged Upon Banks By The President With Banks, Industry and Agriculture Pulling To gether, “We Can’t Be Stopped” NEW YORK’S MILK TRICE LAW UPHELD Supreme Court Divides Just As It Did on Minnesota Mortgage Mora torium; Upholds Much Recent Fed eral Legislation; Trail Leak on Air Mail Ruling Washington, March 5. <AP> Pres ident Roosevelt beckoned the banks toward a more liberal lending policy today at a time when the Supreme Court was rendering a decision vital to the administration's program. By 5 to 4, the same margin with which the Minnesota mortgage mora tetium low was upheld, the court sus tained the New York minimum milk price law on grounds that the emeV ncy justified it. Should the finding Imv< been to the contrary, much re- j ■‘tit Federal legislation would have; !>► "ii considered jeopardized. Mr. Roosevelt's message to t;ie , ii.mk.s was in his address to the NRA i ••ndc authorities, saying: If tiie banks come along,, my fijotids we will have the three great j elements of American life working to- | "ether industry, agriculture and j then we can't be stopped." Tiie Senate, meanwhile, heard more attacks <ni the naval construction bill, hik! tiie House passed several mea (Continued from Page Two.) Wvnckoop Defense Rests Its Case In Trial at Chicago Chicago, March ft (AlM—The de fense in the trial of Mrs. Dr. Alice Lindsay Wynekoop rested its case at 11:01, central standard time today. It marked the beginning of the third wek <if the retrial of the 63-year-old physicians on charges of murdering h* i daughter-in-law, Rheta, on an op etating table. The rest followed a brief appear ance of the defendant and her son, Walker, on the witness stand. The defendant, weak and white aft “i a night of illness at the county mil. testified in a low and trembling voice. Kills Wife, 31 )a lighters And Himself Middle - Aged South Carolina Mill Work er Wipes Out His kntire Family Uurens, S. C., March s.—(AP> J. 1 ’ Ross, HO, killed his wife and three early this morning fend "on iiiinied their home down around lii own body, announced ,lu, ing Mie course of their investiga tion. At a hastily convened coroner’s in 'l'o* 1 meagre evidence indicated Russ w his wife and daughters with an >,x *' and then shot himself after set t'pß the home afire. The d<-ad are the wife, Cynthia, 4b, ;, "'l Helen, 16, Ruth, 13, and Ruby, 11. Tin family lived slightly apart front "•her families in a. mill village near ti'ic and the deaths were not dis < i< d until flames from the burning home attracted attention, although oMßiiboiii had previously noted a dla huia.nce when Russ went home late in the night. The bodies of Mrs. Russ and two 'I, the children were found in the • V; od. while that of Russ and the ' l(i, u daughter were taken from the "•ins of the house. Physicians testified at the inquest "•'U Russ had suffered from ill health h>r some time and that he had been '•'■pressed mentally. Iflrniicrsmt Datlu Btsuatrh Congressman and Four Judges File Raleigh. March 5 (AP)—Notices of their eaiuiidueies for reitotnina tion were filed today with the State Board of Election* hy Chief Walter I\ Stacy and Asociate .lust ice lleriot Clarkson and W. ,1. Adams of the State Supreme Court, and Congressman Edward W. Puu of the fourth Congressional dis triet, and Judge Michael Sclienck, of the State Superior Court.. HABEAS CORPUS IS DENIED QUARTETTE TRANSYLVANIA MEN . . __ Judge T. B. Finley Refuses j Writ for I* our Seeking To Avoid Terms In State Prison WITHOUT AUTHORITY TO ACT, HE ASSERTS Lawyers For Defendants Given Two Hours To Look Up Law Giving Him Right To Stay Sentence Pending Certiorari iln the State Supreme Court Hendersonville, March ft.—(AP) Judge T. B. Finley today refused a writ of habeas corpus for four Tran sylvania county men who are seeking to avoid service of prison terms in flicted for bank law violations. The decision followed a hearing at Marion February 22 on the original petition. The men, who have been at liberty under SIO,OOO bonds, were remanded into the sheriff’s custody. They are: Thomas H. Shipman, Joseph Pickel seimer, C. R. McNeely and Ralph Fisher. They were convicted in Au gust, 1931, of selling Transylvania county bonds, and depositing the mon ey in the Brevard Banking Company in an effort to prevent its failure. Immediately after this mornings decision, counsel asked Judge Finley to continue the defendants bonds un til a writ of certiorari could be ask ed of the State Supreme Court, but the judge ruled he himself was with out authority to do so. He then gave counsel two hours in which to gather authorities by which they said they hoped to prove him empowered io allow the bond. NAVY AIRMAN LOST IN HAMPTON ROADS Norfolk. Va., March S.—(AP) — At least, one navy flier is believed to have lost his life this morning when a navy amphibian plane plunged into Hampton Roads and submerged. Insull Is Ordered To Leave Now Athens, Greece, March 5 (AP)—■ The ministry so the interior an nounced tonight that Samuel In sull, Sr., must leave Greece to morrow. Athens, Greece, March 5. —(AP)— The foreign minister telephoned the American minister to inform Wash ington today that he had ordered the immediate expulsion of Samuel In sull. The minister of the interior, the American embassy was informed, was directed to see that the former Amer ican utilities operator left Greece and his expulsion was expected at once. There were no signs around the In sull apartment that preparations were being made for a departure. Insull has not applied for either a Greek travel permit or a new American passport. ONLY DAILY NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED IN THIS SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA. L JFt^ ED WIRE SERVICE OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. HENDERSON, N. C. MONDAY Dillinger, Notorious Killer and Bandit, Escapes From Indiana Jail Li one of the most daring jail- InPsnks in the history of Indiana, John Dillinger, notorious des perado, below, escaped from the Lake county jail, shown left, at FAYETTEVILLE HOST TO IS. ROOSEVELT Coast Line Fast Train Stops For Her To Take Walk In The City SLEEPS RATHER LATE Enjoys Rare Privilege as Train Rolls Through North Carolina; On Way South for Flight Over Ocean Area. Fayetteville, March 5.—(AP)— The crack speedster train, the Havana Special was stopped here this morning to give Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt a. morning walk -long enough for her to walk up the streets of Fayetteville and visit the old market house. MRS. ROOSEVELT SLEEPS FAR INTO THE MORNING Rocky Mount, Aboard Havana Spe cial with Mrs. Roosevelt, March 5. — (AP)—Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt re velled this morning in a rare privilege to her —the chance to sleep as long as she wanted -as she sped southward for the first over-the-ocean flight ever taken by a President’s wife. She is bound for Porto Rico- and its poverty problems for “first-hand information.” and after this visit she will pay a. call on the Virgin Islands before returning to the White House. Today—the first day of her seedad year as first lady—she sped quietly through North Carolina., where no crowds were at railway stations to greet her because of a sudden change in plans for her trip. And she -slept. At first she planned to take a plane and leave Washington at 10:40 a. m., but fog prompted her to start by train at 3:25 a. m. With her dictation of ar ticles all done, and her income tax made out. in advance of her thip, Rfra. Roosevelt still had along two catch up pieces of work today. “There are some letters I have to write and some bills I have to pay— but I have them all right here with me,” she said. She had no secretary with her, so whatsoever she did would be by her own hand. WEATHER FOR NORTH CAROLINA. Generally fair tonight and Tues day; not quite so warm tonight; colder Tuesday. FOR HENDERSON. For 24-hour period ended at noon today: Highest temperature, 65; lowest, 56; trace of rain; south west wind; partly cloudy. AFTERNOON, MARCH 5,1934 Crown Point, Irrth, with the aid of a negro " gunman, who held eight guards at bay with a ma chine gun while the gangster lied from the heavily-armed jail. Some Farmers Waking Up To Burden Os Tobacco Tax Saturday’s Meeting In Raleigh Indicative of Attitude of Growers About Federal Levies on Manufactured Product; Mr. Falkner Is Speaker Daily Dispatch liureau. In the Sir Walter Hotel. BY J. C. BASK lilt VI LI,. Raleigh, March s.—The tobacco far mers of the State are at last begin ning to wake up to the fact that they, as well as the consumers, are paying a large portiion of the $400,000,000 a year which the Federal government collects from taxes on tobacco and that -t. is time for them to begin try ing to do something about getting the Federal tax reduced, if the meet ing of representative tobacco grow ers here last Saturday is any indi cation of the trend of thought among the farmers as a whole. This meeting also indicated that it might be well for the tobacco farmers to give serious thought to cooperating more with the tobacco manufacturers in trying to get lower Federal taxes and thus in FARMERS TO M Increase in Price About Equal to Government Payment to Growers Dully Dinpiitrli Boren*. In the Sir Wiilter Hotel, BY J. C, BASKERVILL Raleigh. March s.—Dismayed by the present outlook for increased prices for fertilizers, farmers of Nortlh Carolina and of the South are begin ning to gear themsedlves for a price battle with the companies, according to information reaching the agronomy department at State College. In some instances, farmers have denounced the prices os “extortionate” and say that unless there is a radical rever sion downward, less fertidlizer will be used than was anticipated. Buying has been heavy in the past few weeks, as many growers were an ticipating higher prices. But the great bulk of the growers are not in a posi tion to buy until they arrange their credit facilities for the year and in the meantime the fertilizer code will go into effect and the farmers say (Continued on Page Two.) of the 24 guards assigned to pa trol the jail, where Dillinger was being held for trial on murder charges, are shown right, below. At top, Dillinger with Lake Coun crea.se consumption. For if consump tion of tobacco can be increased to the j oint where it will balance with pjoduction, the tobacco farmers will rot need any more aid from the gov ernment, it was pointed out. It was also pointed out that tobacco is the only agricultural crop taxed by the. Federal government now re ceiving aid from the Agricultural Ad justment Corjx>ration. The govern ment. does not tax cotton, or wheat or corn or hogs or cattle or hay or peanuts or potatoes, although it is spending millions of dollars right now in helping the producers of these crops. Yet it is collecting at the pre sent. time approximately $400,000,000 a year from tobacco, with the tobacco (Continued on Page Two.) CI iEHOTINEAST Second, Third and Seventh Districts Scenes of Pres ent Combat Dally Dl'patch Bureau. In the S»» Walter Hotel. BY J. C. BARKERVILL. Raleigh, March s.—Several candi dates seeking the Democratic nomin ation for Congress in several eastern districts, especially second, third and seventh, are reported as becoming more and more active by various ones from these districts visiting here dur ing the past, few days. Rejx>rts from the seventh district (the old sixth) are that Clayton Grant, of Wilmington. New Hanover county, is doing a lot of active campaigning throughout the district against Con gressman J. Bayard Clark, of Fayette ville, the incumbent. For a while there were reports that there would be sev eral others in the race against Clark but so far Grant is the only one that seems to be out and busily at work. It is further reported that Grant has made a considerable gain in New Han (Continued on Page Two.) PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON EXCEPT SUNDAY. ty Prosecutor Robert G. Estell, center, and Sheriff Lillian Holly, in whose custody Dillinger had reposed. Sheriff Holly was re ported in hysterics. WILMINGTON’S CWA STRIKE IS PARTIAL i Work Going Forward as Usual Except on Five of 16 Projects SKILLED LABOR OUT Only Five of 16 Prospects Under Way Are Affected, According to Mrs. O’Berry, After Talk to Wilmington. Wilmington, March 5. —(AP)—To- day’s CWA strike in Wilmington and New Hanover county was far from general as labor leaders went into con ference with CWA officials. Check of the 16 projects in the city and county revealed that with the ex ception of five upon which skilled labor is being used almost exclusively work is going forward as usual. E. F. Bland, secretary of the trades council, which called the strike, for warded messages to Washington thi» morning asking the status of the wage scale and he will submit replies at a. meeting of CWA workers called for tonight. Bland termed the call for the ces sation of work a “temporary suspen sion,” emphasizing that it was not a strike. He said, however, pickets would be posted at. all projects today. ONLY FEW PROJECTS ARE AFFECTED, CWA HEAD SAYS Raleigh, March 5. (AP) Mrs. (.Continued on Page Five.) Steamship Halts Fire Out At Sea New York. March 5. —(AP)—A fire which broke out aboard the City of Montgomery of the Savannah Line early today was reported ,under con trol shortly after 9 a. m. in a wire less message from the master to the coast guard. The City of Montgomery first wire lessed notice of the blaze at 6:25 a. m. Her position is about 46 miles from Chesapeake . Lightship, off Chesapeake Bay. Two coast guard cut ters were steaming to her assistance from the Norfolk base. 8 PAGES TODAY FIVE CENTS COPY HOURS MOF INDUSTRY JUST NOW IS JOBS FOR IRE PEOPLE Only In That Way Can Re covery Continue and the Balance Hoped For Be Restored LOW INCOMES MAKE “WHEELS GO ROUND” President Addresses NRA Code Leaders and Con trasts Conditions Today With Those Year Ago; •Reorganization “Must Be for All Rest of Our Lives” Washington, March s.—(AP)—Pres ident Rooseveu, presented today to the assembled NRA code authorities a summons for further reduction of working hours as a means to spread employment. ‘‘l give to industry today this chal lenge,’’ he said to the industrial lead ers confronting him in Constitution Hall. ‘‘lt is the immediate task of in dustry to re-employ more people at purchasing wages and to do it. now.’**' “Only thus can we continue r«»- covery and restore the balance we seek. It. is worth while keeping in the front of our head the thought that the people in this country whose in comes are less than $2,000 a year buy more than two-thirds of all the goods sold here. II is logical that if the total amount that goes in wages to this group of human beings is steadily increased, merchants, employers tyiXl investors will in the long run get more income from the increased volume of sales.” The President said that a year ago today, the day after inauguration day, (Continued on Page TWO) Tax Officials of State Will Meet Soon In Raleigh Chapel Hill, March 6—lt was an nounced here today that, in prepara tion for the annual listing of real and personal property for taxation which begins in every county in the State on April 1, the Tax Supervisors’ Divi sion of The Institute of Government will meet in Raleigh on March 14 and 15, at which time intensive discus sions of the problems of tax listing and valuation will he led by Revenue Commissionerr A. J. Maxwell, Attor ney General Dennis G. Brummitt, As sistant Attorney General A. A. F. Seawell and O. S. Thompson, Secre tary of the State Board of Assessment The meeting, which has the official sanction of the State of Assessment, will be devoted chiefly to discussion of problems regarding the listing of solvent credits, the Constitutional exemption on homesteads, the listing of property by corporations, trustees, estates and guardians, the methods of valuing various types of personal pro perty, and the discovery of property escaping taxation. All discussions will be informal and questions from the floor will be permitted at any time. i s2s,oooSum To Princess In Her Suit MGM Loses Libel Action In London Court Over Filming Rasputin Picture London. March s.— (AP)—The jury in the libel suit of Princess Irrena Youssoupoff today awarded her 25,- 000 pounds — $125,000 —against Metro- Goldwyn-Mayer. Ltd., makers of the film Rasputin and the Empress.” Ihf award was made after a dra matic trial in which Prince Youssoup off testified that he killed the “mad monk of Russia,” featured the film. The attorneys representing Metro- Gold wyn-Mayer contended that the character Natasha was purely fic tional. The film company promised that it would make no further showing of the film.