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gateway to CENTRAL CAROLINA TWENTY-FIRST YEAR FEBRUARY PAYROLL INCREASE BEST IN FIFTEEN YEARS Sf St St St St St St 3t St St V „ „ *************** *********** Steel Industry Strikes Hard A t Wagner Labor Bill In Senate FLANS 10 OUTLAW COMPANIES’ UNIONS DECLAjeUNFAIR Measure Is Termed Vicious and Destructive In Testi mony to Senate Committee INDUSTRY COULDN’T FUNCTION, 75 CLAIM Advocates of Bill Declared To Be Union Officials, Government Officials and College Professors; Would Tend to Destroy Industrial Peace Washington, April 5. (AP) - The! steel industry massed its mammoth j weight today against the Wagner bill to outlaw company dominated unions, terming the measure “vicious,” “de structive." and “grossly unfair" in testimony before the Senator Labor Committee. Spokesmen were hirnest T. Weir, chairman of the National Steel Cor poration; Arthur H. Young, vice president of the United States Steel Corporation; and Charles, R. Hook, president of the American Rolling Mills Company. Weir, whose opposition to NRA la bor policies has ceen taken to court by the government, contended that "industry cannot function under such a handicap as would be imposed” by the bill. Young said advocates of the mea sure were union otficials, government officials and college professors. Hook said the legislation would tend to destroy industrial peace and demo cracy. Instill Now Is Writing Oil Memoirs l ruler Guard In Is tanbul Hospital Waiting for U. S. To Come for Him Istanbul, Turkey, April 5. —(AP) — Ssmuel Insull spent today writing notes for his memoirs so the world w, ll have his side of a spectacular story. Sitting under guard in a hospital v '-ud, he. jotted memoranda of his desperate sea flight from American authorities. I hi' Turkish government which Pped the flight unceremoniously, ‘*''iKht to sweep away the last legal ''tbwebs and have him ready for the I nited States when it comes to get him. Hub lie Prosecutor Ken a announced Hint Istanbul legal authorities w eie examining the new protest lodged by ' !J ''.Vers against. Insult's arrest. He re al turned. that the penal tribunal had dfliriitely rejected a petition for an appeal. Missing U. N. C. Senior Is Found In Florence, S. C. Florence, S. C., April s.—(AP)—The ni .\ Mery surrounding the uisaippear- H,|, “ on March 21, of George Holland University of North Carolina ''J* .senior, of Pensacola, Fla., was c ' f Vf< * l* ere today when he was dis u ' ‘ registered at a rooming house h ''' r an assumed name, i. °_ Un £ Malone at first denied his q ] later admitted it when ed "! Police E. R. Mclver confront 1101 with a photograph of himself Tt ! w lth questions. i' Univo -rßity senior was recogniz ,ns landlady, Mrs. Mary Mc- | h. Q. iirttiirrsnit Bailit Btsmrtrfi Mrs. W. C. Hammer Heads M. P. Woman’s Auxiliary For Twenty-Sixth Year Assails Miss Perkins Bflor: v ' v ' Verbal fireworks marked the res ignation of Charles G. WAod, above, from the U. S. conciliation service, who announced his resig nation in a letter to Miss Frances Perkins, secretary of labor, in which he chargecTTier witlthaving “fallen down on the job”. Wood insisted Secretary Perkins caused President Roosevelt and General Hugh S. Johnson to devote time to work which she should hav* done herself. WIYEAFE SEEN Fast Stepping Continued In Congress Giving Rise to New Hopes BIG JOBS LIE AHEAD Stock Regulation, Continuing of Bank Guarantees, Public Works Supply Bill and Few Others Wait Action Washington, April 5. —(AP) — Fast stepping by Congress of late—and to day was no exception I —impelled Speak er Rainey to speak hopefully again of ‘‘getting out of here by May 15.” The Senate still was working will ingly on the tax bill, possibly to vote It back to the House late in the day. Arid the representatives, upon whom the white-thatched Rainey looked from hie date so constantly, had an other one of those “unanimous con sents.” Beforehand there was some wonder whether it again would be difficult ito get the House acting with the un -1 animity required for approval of the insignificant bills to be handled. Now and again when one member oain’t get his way he starts objecting •so others can’t get theirs; but. there was none of that today. Rainey was all optimism. He spoke (Continued on Page Four.) Laughlin, when she saw newspaper pictures of the missing young ipan. Malone said he came here March 22 and that he found employment m the Jones Auto Paint Shop, where he had been working the past ten days. He refused to divulge his reasons for dropping from sight at the University at Chapel Hill, N. C. Mailone, son of a Pensacola had registered under the name of George Murphy. He said he had been promised a permanent positK>n here with the looal motion P i o ture and that he had intended informing Ihla parents ais soon as he was located ONLY DAILY NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED IN THIS SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA. L t E hI E a ser vice of J.HE, ASSOCIATED PRESS. HENDERSON, N. C. THURSDAY AFTERNOON, APRIL 5, 1934 Officers for Coming Year Elected as Two-Day State Convention Here Is Is Closed SIX AUXILIARIES ASK TO PAY MORE Volunteer To Increase As sessments for Coming Year; Missionary Workers Heard; More Honor Ban ners Are Announced; Hen derson Ladies Are Chosen For the 26th time Mrs. W. C. Ham mer, of Asheboro, was this afternoon elected president of the Statewide Wo mans Auxiliary of the North Carolina Methodist Protestant Conference at the concluding session of the two-day convention of the group held here. All other officers were also named for the year at the final session. Mrs. Hammer is publisher of the Asheboro Courier and widow of the late congressman from the seventh North Carolina district. She has for many years been a leading lay wo man in the Methodist Protestant de nomination in this State. The forenoon session was marked by . the request of six auxiliaries for increased assessments during the com ing year, an almost unprecedented incident. The six were in churches a-t Whitakers, Enfield, Spring church near Weldon, Eden church at Halifax, First church at ThomasvilLe and Asheville. One-minute reports from auxiliaries Showed that in their work the past year they had endeavored to meet the needs in their own communities as well as raise funds for foreign mis sion work. Additional banners and awards were announced today by Mrs. A. H. Ragan of Thomasville. for young people’s cir cles. Maple Springs, near Winston- Salem, was named for the most out standing work: and First church, Winsto n-S a Lem for the most outstand ing mission work. For the greatest achievement among Sunshine Circles Hickory Ridge, also near Winston- Salem .was named, and for the best work in Precious Jewels societies First church, Thomasville, was nam ed. Numerous reports were read at the morning and afternoon sessions today, all of a highly encouraging character, and the conference ended in a most optimistic mood over the outlook for the year. At last night’s session addresses were given by two returned mission aries, Mrs. J. Clyde Orman, of Graham who with her husband has lately re turned from Japan; and Rev. J. F. Minnis, who has served many years in India. Among the reports given at the aft ernoon session Wednesday was one by Mrs. C. L. Finch of Henderson on “Life-, Memorial, Perpetuall and Sustaining Members.” Officers elected today, in addition (Continued on Page Seven.) BEMADEGREATER Encumbered With Too Much Government, U. N. C. Professor Asserts Athens, Ga., April 5. — (AP) —Coun- ties should be enlarged to conform with natural trade areas and certain functions transferred to the State, Paul W. Wager of the University of North Carolina, said in a speech pre pared for delivery today before the Georgia Association of County Com missioners. Interest in local government has waned, he said, due to “ailure to adapt its structure and methods to •meet changes in economic and so cial conditions ” Professor Wager, who is associate professor -of rural social economics at the University of North Carolina, said fanners and country people ar© entitled to a local government, but “it meed not be so local as it was i)n their grandfathers’ day.” Survives 3 Weeks From Andes Crash Call, Colombia, April 5.—(AP)— Newton C. Marshall, Milwaukee, was reported found alive today, the only survivor of an airplane crash March 17 in the Andes. The report of the discovery was made officially by the Bolivar-Valle department. It was said that five bodies wer<- found in the cabin of the airplane, the Von Krohno, of the Schetha Air Line. Details of hoir Marshall ma; have survived ttfree weeks in the jungle after the - crash were not immediately available. ■ BUDGET OF SIAIE WILL BE BALANCED AT CLOSEOF YEAR No Likelihood of Salaries of Teachers or State Work ers Being Reduced Further HIGHWAY FUND HAS HEALTHY SURPLUS Governor, Revenue and Bud. get Bureau Officials Opti mistic Over Conditions, Despite Failure of Some Taxes To Yield All That Was Expected Raleigh, April s.—(AP)—Gover nor Ehringhaus today asserted “teachers’ salaries will be pain for eight months, as contracted” at the same time that a general curtailment of expenditures by State offices and institutions was ordered by the budget bureau. The governor, asked about the re port that funds might not be avail able to pay the teachers their full salaries for the last month of the term, said: "You can say the teacn ers will be paid their full salaries.’' Neither the governor nor Frank Dunlap, assistant director of the bud get would, reveal the extent of cur tailment from the general fund. “I do not think that it amounts to any great amount,” the governor said. Dully Dispatch Borens In the Sir Walter Hotel. BY ,1. C KASKKBVILL. Raleigh, April 5. —No def-'cit in the State’s general fund, from which the cost of operating all the public sc! ools and all other branches of the State government s oaid is ecto.l at the close of the present fiscal year on June 30, with the result that there is no indication that the pay e school teachers, professors and ins*'uctors * Continued on Page Three.) Car Sales Now Most Since 1929 Daily Dispatch Bnreao, In the Sir Walter Hotel. BY J. C. BASKERVILL. Raleigh, April s—Sales5 —Sales of new auto mobiles reached the highest figure ini march for any single month since j 1929, with a total of 3,562 passenger cars and trucks sold in North Caro lina in that month, Director L. S. Harris of the motor vehicle bureau, announced today. Os this total of 3,562 cars, 2,980 were passenger cars and 582 trucks. This is 2,456 more cars than were sold in March, 1933, when only 907 passenger cars and 199 trucks were sold in the JJtate. The new car sales for the total new car sales for the first three months of this year to 6,642 passenger cars and 2,104 .txatfiks, as compared with the first three months in 1933, which showed a total of only r,r > pimp# Thr** > WEATHER FOR NORTH CAROLINA. Fair tonight, and Friday; some what colder in extreme west por tion tonight; rising temperature in central portion Friday. Legion "Lobby” Under Fire ' 9k ' j* (MWiSto. Dr. W. Russell Bowie John Thomas Taylor Attack by Rev. Dr.’Walter Russell Bowie, 52-year-old New York Epis copal clergyman and World War chaplain, on American Legion’s political lobby at Washington, headed by John Thomas Taylor, lawyer And wartime lieutenant-colonel, is backed by 61 nationally-known min isters, including two bishops and three rabbis. (Central Press) 25 Persons Feared Dead As Floods Engulf Areas Roosevelt Having Genuine Vacation Miami, Fla;., April 5. (AP)— Fishing is the proV gram for the day for President Roosevelt as he enters his,second week of vacation on the warm waters of the Ba luimas in complete relaxatin. Reports fro mthe Nourmahal say the President is really getting into the vacation spirit. He and his crew of shipmates are devoting all attention just now to fishing. Special Election Might Also Be Required for Pou’s Unexpired Term Dally Dispatch Bnrean, in the Sir Walter Hotel. KY J. C. BASKERVIIjL. Raleigh, April s. —a special pri mary election as well as a special general election to select a successor to the late Congressman Edward W. Fou in the Fourth district for the unexpired term, is regarded as being necessary despite the fact that there is no law requiring a special primary to be held according to prevailing op inion here today. For while the State election laws provide specific mac hinery and directions for the selection of a candidate where a vacancy oc curs in the lower house of Congress between the filing time or between a primary and a general election, there i no law that sets forth the procedure where uch a vacancy oc curs before them regular party pri mary, it is pointed out. It is thought possible, however that thq attorney general may rule that 1 while no special primary is express ly indicated a candidate for the un expired term should be selected in the same manner as the candidate for tne .regular term, and hence rule that a ispecial primary is necessary. If he should rule in this manner, it would then be possible for Governor J. C. B. Ehringhaus to issue a writ calling the special primary election in the Fourth Congressional district on June 2, coincident with the regular .Democratic primary to be heid on that date. Thu's the same candidate for the nomination for the two year term in Congress beginning January 5, 1935, could also contest for the nomination for the unexpired term of Representative Pou, ending on this same date. If a second primary should be necessary, it would automatically he held on the fourth Saturtray after the regular primary, which would be June 30. The governor could then call all the special elections to take piaoe about 30 days after that date, (Continued on Page Three.) PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON EXCEPT SUNDAY. Property Damage Estimated at Nearly Million Dol lars In North and Southwest S WISCONSIN DEAD LARGEST REPORTED One Man Killed by Lightn ing in Ohio and Oklahoma Reports One Flood Death and 15 Others Missing In Lowlands Lying Along Washita River There (By the Associated Press.) At least 25 persons are believed dead, a number are missing and the property damage is nearly a million dollars as a result of floods in the north a/nd southwest. As the high water receded today, the Elk City section in Oklahoma listed one known dead and 15 missing in a seven-mile stretch of lowlands through which the Washita river roared sweeping all before it. A Fed eral emergency relief engineer esti (Continued on Pase Three.) * TI Eeimed Not Being Removed From State at All, But Given New Assignments Dully Barca*, In the Sir Walter Hotel. BY J. C. BASKERVILL. Raleigh, April 5. —Three Civilian Conservation Corps camps, which have been under State supervision since their establishment in North Carolina, have been ordered to be transferred to new locations in the State, according to orders from Fea (Continued on Page Seven) Fortune Hasn’t Turned Head Os Dick Reynolds Baltimore, Md., April 5. —(AP) — Richard J. Reynolds, having signed the last of the documents by which more than $25,000,000 was turned over to him, said today that he had no •plana except to go on living as I have always lived.” “You see, it isn’t as if I had not known that I was to have the money” said the heir to a large part of his father’s tobacco millions, who became 8 PAGES TODAY five cents copy IWvS™ 15-YEARS PERIOD Possible Further Improve ment in March Expected To Supplant Even These Figures FACTORY WORK IS SIX PERCENT MORE Industry’s Taking Hold I» Cutting Hours May Relieve NRA of Necessity of Ord ering Flat Ten Percent Shortening in Hours of of Employment Washing ton, April s. —(AP)— Pay-l rolls in American manufacturing in dustries hit a new high in February, creating peaks in both wages and em ployment untouched since early 1931. The Department of Commerce, an nouncing this today, cited that pro bable further improvement in March would supplant these figures, but that only incomplete estimates for the month were available. The department stated that a swell ing in manufacturing payrolls of 12 percent in February, as compared to January constituted the greatest one month improvement in 15 years. A six percent gain in actual factory employment during the month, as compared to January, was recorded as having been exceeded only three times in 15 years. None of the figure® included the siplurge of pay increases recehtly an nounced in the steel, automobile and other industries, many of which go in to effect this month. The NRA was declosed today to be watching such data intensely, while gathering more of its own. On good authority it was indicated that quick general action by industry to shorten working hours for re-em ployment is not now expected by blue eagle officials, but within a reason able period voluntary cuts are looked, (Continued on Paste Four.) PlaiiiTaik Is Shot At Huey Long Harrison Tells Him Respect for H i s Opinion Less Than for Any Others Washington, April 5 (AP) Antago nism between Huey Long and admin istration leadership burst forth in the Senate today, with Pat Harrison, of Mississippi, saying “the opinion of the senator from Louisiana is less re spected by the membership of this body as a whole and by the country than any other senator here.” The two legislators had been in several lesser dispute a while before at a Senate Finance Commit tee hearing on the confirmation of D. D. Moore as internal revenue col lector in Louisiana, opposed by Long. Edward Rightor, Moore’s attorney, was invited by Long ‘to go outside” (Continued ou Page TUree.) eligible to receive the money on his 28th birthday yesterday. “I have known for years I was to have it.” Reynolds, with his wife and attor ney came to Baltimore from his home in Winston-Salem, N. C., yesterday. His father had left his Share of the funds in trust when he died in 1918. Dick, Jr.,’s share at that time was $1,718,921, hut during the past 16 years it has grown to more than $25,- 000,000.