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GATEWAY TO CENTRAL CAROLINA TWENTY-FIRST YEAR FARLEY PREDICTS CONTINUED DEMOCRATIC CONTROL Bodies Os Three Infants Found In Warehouse Trunk Had Been Stored In Brook' lyn Since Being Checked in There July 15, 1932 WOMAN QUESTIONED BUT MAKES DENIAL Extremely Composed Dur ing Grilling, But Shows Signs of Collapse Near End of Questioning; Gives Her Address as Upper Nyack, N. Y. New York. Nov. 21 (AP) —Discovery i ' the bodies of three infants in a ‘ unk which had been checked in a Broadway warehouse on July 15, 1932, ■ as disclosed today in the line-up at ; .ilioc headquarters. The discovery led to the arrest of woman, who identified herself as 1 üby Clarke. 30. of Rocky Road, Up ner Nyack, N. Y. Questioned in tho line-up. she said the trunk belonged to her, but denied she had known what it contained. Since the summer of 1932. the trunk had gathered dust in the warehouse, located at 25 Lexington avenue. Vocoklyn. Suspicious workmen finally opened it and made their gruesome find yesterday. Police speedily traced ownership of the luggage. Miss Clarke said she was married 10 years ago to n man named Mayod. »d that on his death six years late: ■he resumed her maiden name of Clarke. At the time, she sent the trunk to *,'•(_> warehouse to live at 1000 Prcsi '< it street. Brooklvn. I’pon learning Miss Clark’s present •dress, police communicated with • r parents in Upper Nyack and ' timed she was on a hunting trip nr Lake George, N. Y. Detectives got in touch with her Cu-co and she returned voluntarily to Grand Jury Hears 60 Persons In Its Honea Path Probe Anderson, S. C., Nov. 21 (API —iA *al of 00 Persons, all of whom were ’ esent on the morning of September ‘ when seven union textile strikers * are killed in a pitched battle in front of the Chiceola mill at Honea Path, v ere examined by the Anderson coun ty grand jury here this morning. Indictments charging four men with murder and six others with be in k accessories were handed to the jury by Solicitor Rufus Fant. All of the defendants were held after a cor oner's investigation following the riot At noon today the jury had finish ed examining witnesses and a report on the indictments was expected to 1 handed out during the afternoon ssion. .starting at 3 o’clock. Ginnings In 1934 Off By 2 Millions 8.632.991 Bales To Nov. 14, Against 11,248,200 Same Date Last Year Washington, Nov. 21—(AP) —Cotton tiiis year’s crop ginned prior to * ■> vein be r 14 was reported today by li'c Census Bureau to have totalled 632.991 running bales, exclusive of biters, and counting 163,400 round bales as half bales, and including 9,- 921 bales of American Egyptian, Lust year to that date, ginnings totalled 11,248,200 running bales, in cluding 476,587 round bales and 3,912 bales of American Egyptian, and two i" ars ago ginnings totalled 10,533,684 •’tinning bales, Including 474,442 round bales and 5,073 bales of American Ljyptian. The indicated crop this year has b en set by the Department of Agri <- tlture as being 9,634,000 bales of 500 pounds gross weight each. Ginnings to November 14 for North r nrolina totalled 504,339 balesl, as compared with 624,484 on the same date last year. /•frf u, (.ssisiAT perry Ma^cMKu'ubw# ilxntiun’smt Datlit tHsuatrh Found With Hiket MiJ lnyiraHyl -■ J Jackie Gibbons , Missing from his home in Lexing ton, Ivy., four days, four-yeav-clo Jackie Gibbons, above, was found in Chattanooga, Tenn., in com pany of Bernice Lou Givens, 18- year-old hitch-hiker. A kidnaping charge was placed against the girl who said Jackie followed her from in front of his homo when she gave him candy. Chattanooga detectives expressed the belief the girl had taken Jackie in order to excite motorists’ sympathy and make it easier to pick up rides. SCHISM MAYRENO DEMOCRATIC RANKS Big Crop of Ultra-Radicals Due in Senate That Meets in January By CHARLES I*. STEWART Central Press Staff Writer Washington, No”. 21.—Perhas the, Democratic party is threatened with as bad a split as the stlit that the, Rcpublican party has suffered from in recent years. Ever since the war Republican ad ministrations have been handicapped by a group on Capitol Hill, which, while calling itself Republican, has re fused to be bound by Republican partp discipline. In the House of RepreseiK Latlves, where rules are exceedingiy strict, insurgencp hasn't mattered so much, tout in the Senate it has kept orthodox Republican strategists in a state of continual uncertaintp. DEMOCRATS The Democratic senators hung to gether prettp consistently while in a minority. Hitherto there have not been so many ultra-liberals in their ranks, anyway. Senator Burton K. Wheeler of Mon tana has been and is one. Senator Huey P. Long of Louisiana is anoth er—though of too erratic a type to classify with anyone or anything very definitely. Senator Edward P. Costi gan of Colorado is mildly “utlra.” Sen ator Homer T. Bone of Washington is decidedly so. But they haven’t amounted, thus far, to a Democratic insurgent blot, (Continued on Page Five) Four Perish When Steamers Collide Alpena, Mich., Nov. 21.—(AP)—Four members of the crew of the steamer W. C. Franz were lost early today in a collision 30 miles south by east of Thunder Bay island, Lake Huron, be tween the Franz and the Edward M. Loomis. A message from the steamer Reiss, standing by, verified by O. K. Fallor, operator of a radio station at Rogers City, said the Franz sank and that only daily newspaper published in this SECTION OF north CAROLINA and viplhnia. LEASED Wirt EC SERVICED OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS* HENDERSON, N. C. WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, NOVEMBER 21, 1934 WALL STREET MAN DENOUNCES STORY OF GEN’L BUTLER Publicity Stunt Devoid Os Truth, Declares Gerald C. MacGuire, Bond Salesman HAD BARED STORY OF FASCIST PLOTS Former Marine Corps Head Revealed He Had Been Asked To Become Dictator of United States by Coup To Seize Government At Washington New York. Nov. 21. (AP)— Gen eral Smedley D. Butler’s reported story cf a “fasci4 ’’ plot to made him dictator of the United States was labelled today by Gerald C. MacGuire, a bend salesman, a “publicity stunt” devoid of truth. Nevertheless, the congressional com mittee on un-American activities con tinned its investigation of the for mer Marine Corps chief’s purported charges that he had been approached by Wall Street brokers to head an j army’- of 500.000 former soldiers and others to march on Washington and seize control of the Federal govern ment. Chairman John W. McCormick, ot i the House committee, promised a | thorough investigation, saying, “We I arc going to get at the bottom of this | matter, and we are going to call wit nesses and records that will bring out the truth—whatever that may be.” Asks Freedom of Mother of Youth Escaping Death Richmond, Va.. Nov. 21 (AP)— commonwealth’s Attorney D. Gray Hadden today requested the court to nolle prose the murder charges against Mrs. Elizabeth Mais. held as on accessory in the escape of Robert Mais and Walter Lcgcnza from the inil as ouster proceedings against City Sergeant John G. Saunders were resumed before Judge Don T. Hals ley. Mr. Hadden, in asking the court to nolle prose the case against Mrs. Mais. said his investigation indicated there was not sufficient evidence for conviction. Find Books Os Kidnaped, Slain Child Nashville, Tenn., Nov. 21 (AP) The closed school books and lunch •box of six-year-old Dorothy Distle hurst were found today buried about 20 feet from the grave where her body was discovered last week. Firemen digging in the vicinity of the grave at the direction of the prosecutor’s office made the discov ery. The clothing and books were buried under about a. foot of earth. Tiie body of the little Distlehurst girl, who disappeared September 19 while on her way home from kinder garten, was discovered the afternoon of November 13 by two Negro work men digging riower beds on the ground of the Davidson county tuber culosis hospital. It was buried under two inches of soil. WEATHER FOR NORTH CAROLINA. Occasional rains tonight and Thursday; colder Thursday after noon in extreme southwest por tion; colder Thursday night. 14 survivors of its crew had been taken aboard the Loomis, whicli was proceeding south under its own pow er, with considerable water in its for ward hold. The Franz had a crew of 18. Radio messages said the Loomis was ibadly damaged in the collision. The sea was moderate, the mes sage said, but visibility still was very bad. The collision occurred in the ear ly morning hours in a heavy fog. Liquor Taxes Increase But Internal Revenue Declines' Boy Fraud Suspects George GouTd (top), 18, and Willis Bennett, 16, were arrested at Mt Airy, N. C., when, police allege, they removed a package containing S2SOC demanded in a note sent to J. D Sargent, millionaire manufacturer. Gouid was shot resisting arrest. (C cv t ru! Press ) Will Delay Decision On Phone Rate Announcement, O f Cut Expected To morrow Not To Be Made Then lJujl.v (mn-Hi, -- In (br Vi* Walter Mi •*. (', liiiskm lilt*. Raleigh, Nov. 21—No decision by the State Utilities Commission with regard to telephone rates is likely to be handed down until the middle or ’latter part of next week, despite the fact that the entire membership of the commission will meet here tomor row to study the briefs submitted by the Southern Bell Telephone and Tele graph Company, Utilities Commission er Stanley Win borne indicated here today. While tho members of tho commis sion have a general idea of what they expect to do with telephone rates, the commission has not yet reached any definite agreement. Commissioner Winborne pointed out. In addition, it must prepare an order that will fix the different rate in all of the 58 different cities and towns served by the Southern Bell Telephone Com pany. the various rates to be deter mined by the telephone population in each city and town, Commissioner (Continued on Page Five.) OFFERS PLANS FOR ENDING CHACO WAR Geneva, Nov. 21 (Al»)—Dr. Ra mon Caballero Bedoya, Paragua yan delegate to the League of Na tions, today proposed immediate cessation of hostilities and demo bilization without delay of the op posing armies as prime steps to ward ending the Chaco war. (27) Shopping Mays Till INCOME TAXES FOR OCTOBER ARE LESS THAN SEPTEMBER Processing Taxes Account For Most of Quarter Bil lion Increase Since July 1 CIGARETTE OUTPUT SHOWS LARGE GAIN 10,718,132,697 for October Compared With 9,176,- 407,703 in October, 1933; Miscellaneous Revenue Payments Drop Sharply From September Total Washington, Nov. 21. —(AP)— Oc tetoer’s liquor drinkers paid the gov eminent $3,000,000 more in taxes than September’s but internal revenue as a whole dropped off. Most of the decline from $379,737,- 000 in September to $2u9.697.000 in October was in income tax collec tions. Fourth quarter payments in September boosted this item to $171,- 176 000, but in the next month it dropped back to $19,188,000. Figures of the internal revenue bu reau showed today that during the first third of this fiscal year the Treasury collected sl.Ol i. 575,000, as compared with $777,107,000 in the same four months of 1933. Farm pro cessing and income taxes provided (Continued on Pago Five) South Carolina Banker Is Given 4-Year Sentence York. S. C. Nov. 21.—(AP)—Wiley D. Meacham, Jr., cashier of the de funct Savings Bank of Fort Mill, pleaded guilty when called to trial ir. general sessions court here today on charges of misuse of $45,728 of the bank’s funds. After hearing a plea for leniency from John R. Hart, counsel for Meachem. Judge Wayne R. Rice, sen tonced the former toanker to four years in the State penitentiary, or on the county chaingang. Meacham’s bond was continued un til tomorrow to allow him to attend to some personal matters before be ginning his sentence. Wants New Laborßody On Textiles Washington, Nov. 21.—(AP)—Rep resentative Rogers, Republican, Mas sachusetts, said today she would ask tiie President to create a separate labor relations board for the textile industry, upon which the North would have representation. At present the same labor relations board is acting for both the steel and textile industries. “It seems obvious to me,” Mrs. Rogers said, “that the work of both industries is too much for a single group. “The very much more important consideration, however, is the fact that the personnel of the present steel and textile industrial relations board is composed entirely of southerners.’ Methodists Start Annual Conference Washington, Nov. 21.—(AP) — The North Carolina Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, convened here today for its 98th ses sion, with approximately 400 minis ters and delegates in attendance. Aside from the opening address of Bishop Paul B. Kearn, presiding, and the organization of the conference, the principal item on the program this morning was a memorial service for ministers who have died since the PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON EXCEPT SUNDAY. “Draft War Profits” Lammot du Pont Urging abolition of excessive war profits, a letter from Larnmot du Pont, above, president of the E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., munitions makers of Wilmington, Del., has been received by Sena tor Gerald P. Nye, chairman of the munitions investigating com mittee, before which the du Fonts recently appeared. The du Pont proposal suggested a thorough and detailed study of the problem by “such agency as congress may determine”, and “legislation per mitting export of arms only after the vise of orders by a govern ment commission " NEW HEALTH HEAD Dr. Reynolds Sees His Job One of “Selling” People of State lioil; Dispatch flarvaa, In the Sir Walter Hotel, i«r J. «J. Uusker vllle, Raleigh, Nov. 21—The principal job before him ?*s State health officer of North Carolina is that of “selling” public health to the people and the physicians of the State, Dr. Cari V. Reynolds, the quiet-mannered, soft spoken physician from Asheville who has just been elected head of the State Board of Health, said today in dis cussing his new job. “There is nothing mysterious or nothing difficult to understand about public health administration and there would be no opposition to it either on the part of the public or from the doctors if both really un derstood what wc who are in public health work are trying to do,” Dr. Reynolds said. “It is my hope to be able to bring about a greater and full (Continued on l’age Five) SMITHFIELD BANK INTO FAYETTEVILLE Fayetteville, Nov. 21.—(AP) — An nouncement that the First Citizens Bank and Trust Company of Smith field has acquired a controlling in terest in the Caledonia Savings and Trust Company of Fayetteville and that a merger of the two institutions will be effected around January 1 was made here today. last previous conference session. The delegates were welcomed by C. G. Morris, who traced the develop ment of Methodism in the commun ity from 1784 to the present time. Bishop Kern responded briefly for the visitors. Dr. Angie WL Smith, of Washing ton, D. C., in the first of his sermons, urged that the church do what it could to direct the “New Deal” in spiritual lines. 8 PAGES TODAY FIVE CENTS COPY OFOTTOM 10 AVER! DEFICIT Postmaster General Thinks People Prefer That Ex tra Penny to More Taxation ELECTION REVEALS PEOPLE’S SUPPORT Speaks at Completion of Work in Enlarging Post Office at Charlotte; Thinks Party’s Majority in Con gress Will Back Roosevelt, as Pledged Charlotte, Nov. 21. —(AP)— Post master General Farley predicted in an address prepared for delivery hero today that Democratic direction of national affairs would continue In definitely if the party showed it wa.» “fit for the trust” given it in the recent election. At the same time, he warned that if the party failed in this trust “tlie people will not tolerate us and will turn the government into other The postmaster general spoke at the dedication of the enlarged Chai lotte post office. He said the nation had demonstrat ed complete confidence in President Roosevelt’s methods and policies, and added he had no doubt Democratlo majorities in Congress would live up to the party’s promise “to give un qualified support to the President and (Continued on Page Four) THREE KIDDIES DIE WHEN HOME BURNS Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 21. (AP) —Three small children losi, their lives today in a fire which destroyed their North Cambridge home. Firemen were able to rescue their father and mother, Charles and Hilda Smith, and a two-year old brother. The children were sleeping in a room off tlie kitchen ol the home as fire swept through the room. Satterfield Will Re-Enact Slaying Os Herbert Grice Goldsboro, Nov. 21. (AP)— Rufus Satterfield, reported by L,. Oi ijlMiodfsJ Goldsboro detedtflie to have confessed Monday that he killed Herbert Grice, will be brought from his Death Row cell in tlie State penitentiary tomor row to re-enact his story of the killing here. An order permitting the con demned man, convicted of the murder of Griee, hut once given a reprieve when lie eliarged tlie slaying to Donald Sasser, brother of Mrs. Grice, in a purported con fession, to la* brought here, was signed by Judge M. V. Barnhill In Rocky Mount late yesterday. Greens Lose In Plea For Their Lives Supreme Court Up holds Conviction In: Taylorsville Bank Killing Raleigh, Nov. 21.—(AP) —The Stata Supreme Court today denied the ap peal of Baseom G. Green and his son, Lester Green, from death sentences imposed on them in Alexander county February for the killing’ of T. B. Barnes, bank official, as they sought to rob the bank in which Barne3 worked. The court decided 27 cases. Chief Justice W. P. Stacy wrote the opinion, finding “no error’’ in the trial of the two Greens. The decision, brought to a total of four the men whose convictions for the killing of Barnes were sustained by the Su preme Court. Mike Stefanoff has already iteeu electrocuted for his part in the crime, and R. E. Black, a son-in-law of Baseom Green, is on Death Row at State Prison living under a re prieve pending final disposition of th® case ofthe Greens. .