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GATEWAY TO CENTRAL CAROLINA TWENTY FIRST YEAR FOUR NEW ENGLAND THEATRES BOMBED; ONE BURNED - ********* * * * * * ********** * * 7 ****** * m m Three CCC Men Burned To Death As Camp Is Destroyed By Fire BARRACKS SWEPT BY FLAMES NEAR TENNESSEE TOWN ?00 Are Left '.Shivering In Ten Degree Weather as Their Quarters Are Wiped Out a DAMAGE ESTIMATED ONLY AROUND $12,000 One of Dead Men Is From New York City, While Other Two Leave No Ad dress; Camp Records Are Destroyed by Fire, Leaving Very Few Files Norris. Tenn., Dec. 12.—(AP)— Fire vviiich broke out in ten degree woath < at the Clear Creek CCC camp, near Norris dam, early today burned three < ICC boys to death, cwept through the j camp and left over 200 others shiver- : tag in thtir night clothes. hour CCC workers were slightly burned as they fled from their bunks, i The camp is located on a hillside* and \ a high wind carried the fire through ! it almost before officers could give j i he alarm. The damage was estimated by officers at about $12,000. A tentative check was made by ending the roll. Lieutenant L. F. Fin der said the identification of the dead was not positive, but that pending a check he believed the bodies recover ed from the ruins were those of | Jacob Klein, of the Bronx. New York ] t’ity: Charles De Palma, no address, j nd Elwood Kramer, no address. Camp records were destroyed in the j 'be. Lieutenant Finger said, however \ hat the unit., commanded by Cap -.31n Douglas S. Mapes, of Buffalo, N. Y . was made up of residents of New York and New Jersey. Lieutenant Finger said the fire i Parted shortly after midnight in ba>- jacks No. 1 which contained head- j quarters for officers. He said he did not know the cause hut that the first alarm was when some of the boys ■woke up and yelled. “Fire.” lev Finger Os Winter Hits South Death and Suffering Reported; Record December Cold Felt In Miami (By the Associated Press.) Winter’s siege of the nation, biing ing death and suffering, reached to day into the deep Southland. Miami. Fla., was in the grip of the ••oldest December weather ever record < d there. The temperature stood at 30.4 degrees at 7:15 a. m. The pre vious December low was All over Florida the mercury hit below the freezing point, causing fears for the citrus and truck crops. New England reported a slight rise in temperatures. Boston’s lowest read ing in the last 24 hours was six above zero. State Auto Tragedies Blamed Upon Politics Officers Afraid To Make Arrests and When They Do, Petty Judges Afraid They Will Lose Votes if They Convict; Patrolman Tells His Experiences IJuil? Ulsputcli linreaw, In tke Sir Walier Hotel, By f C. Rmkrrvlllr. llaleigh, Dee. 12. — Policitis is as much responsible for the mounting li. t of dead and injured from auto mobile accidents in North Carolina au any single factor, according to those who have been studying the automobile accident problem here. I'oi politics is primarily responsible 'or the almost, complete lack of ef fort to enforce the traffic and motor vehicle laws by most police depart ments, heriffs, deputy sheriffs, and lirttihTsmi tUttlit Bistrairh LEASED WIRE SERVICE OF ...fciJii ASSOCIATED PRESS. View of Hungarian Exodus Flashed by Radio II MFilt d\ & IMP ~ % "*■ Ww. * fifl ~ • IH l - it! IF" wm inPfeiib a— mm W&m ' >*?:■■ m / imam ■ ... • ■+< ' i \ >P| I*l jp”r i ■■■ ' ow -4 ' \\ flilM j.- ,'b * v£v Silk,. J A revealing glimpse into coudi- j tion» of iuffering resulting from the deportation of 28,000 Hun garians from Yugoslavia i; as WALLACE DEFENDS AGRICULTURAL ACT IN ANNUAL REPORT ' ' ’ Calls It “Economic Demo cracy” Aimed at “Bal anced Abundance” For The Nation s SECRETARY UPHOLDS CROP RESTRICTIONS But If That Conflicts With Democracy, He Is In Favor of Abandoning It; Maui’s Right To Live, However, Transcends All Other Con siderations ! Washington, Dec. 12.— (AP) —Secre- tary Wallace defended t.he agricul tural adjustment program today in his annual report to President Roose velt as one of “economic democracy” aimed at. “balanced abundance.’ His report dealt principally with the work of the adjustment admin istration prior to June 30, scientific work of the Department of Agricul ture and emergency activities carried (Continued on Page Pour) NEW BUS SERVICE GIVEN TO OXFORD ltaleigh, Dec. 12. —(AP) —Stan- ley Winborne, State utilities com missioner. today granted the Car olina Coach Company a franchise to operate a passenger bus service from Raleigh to the Virginia line byway of Creedmoor and Oxforo. judges, those who are familiar with conditions say. “County and city officials, especial ly sheriffs and judges elected by the people and who must come up for reelection every two years, do not want to run the risk of making peo ple mad and losing their votes by arresting them or fining them for traffic violations,” an observer of the situation ‘ said here today. “As a re sult, the sheriffs and city policemen are not going to make any more ar (Continued on Page Three! ONLY DAILY NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED IN THIS SECTION OF CAROLINA AND VIKUNIA. j forded by this picture which was J flashed to the United States by i I radio. Scenes of indescribable privation were common ainon# j Assent From' Libby About Will Halted Dull Routine of Suit Over Reynolds For tune Turns To Sen sation Winston-Salem, Dec. 12.—(AP)—■ A legal matter that was to have been of dull routine became steeped with dramatic possibilities as attorneys for , Libby Holman Reynolds and her son postponed the filing of a paper in Forsyth court today. It had been announced that a. for mal answer to the Reynolds heirs’ of fer of settlement of Smith Reynolds’ estate would be filed early this week. It was understood this would be » formal acceptance of the offer, since lawyers had already announced Miss Holman was satisfied with the pro posal. THREE TRUSTEES OF ORPHANAGE PICKED Raleigh, Dec. 12. —(AP)— The appointment of Ihree members of the board of trustees of the Mas onic! Orphanage at Oxford was announced today at the office of Governor Miringliaus. The appointments are Or. K. L. Flowers, of Duke University, ee appointed; R. E. Simpson, of Charlotte, and Benjamin Cone, of Greensboro. 1 Probably Right in Urging G. O. P. Reform, But He Can’t Bring It By CHARLES P. STEWART Central Press Staff Writer Washington, Dec. 12.—Correct as Senator William E. Borah may foe in his contention that the Republican pfirty needs reorganization from the ground up, if it is to survive, ;there are indications that the Idaho states man was not the ideal individual to urge it. The senator made it clear that, by reorganization, he meant reorganiza tion on progressive lines. Now Borah is well known among his fellow lawmakers as an orator who speaks with great ability in tu vor of progressive principles but a a politician who generally votes with considerable conversatism when ac (Continurd on Page Five) HENDERSON, N. C. WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, DECEMBER 12, 1934 Central Press Undid Photo i the refugees at Kelevia, on th« ! border, where this photograph was taken. Calmer nations ar* i trying to maintain peaco. LEGISLATURE WILL LEVY FOR RELIEF Moreover, State Won’t Stand For Any Jawing From Washington About Its Part PAYING TWICE WHAT IT RECEIVES BACK And Hopkins and Rest of Then Will Be Reminded of That if They Hint North Carolina Isn’t Doing Its Full Share With the Relief Load Daily Dnt|»at< h Barraa, In Ihe Sir Walter Hutel, Ur J. C. Maskervllle. Raleigh, Dec. 12.—Although there is no doubt that the 1935 General As sembly will be asked to make a State appropriation for relief purposes, with which to augment or match the Fed eral relief funds, the outlook is not at all bright for the eventual passage of such an appropriation. In fact, there are already definite Indications that any move in the direction of a large State appropriation for relief will he vigorously opposed and that this opposition may be led by Gover nor J. C. B. Ehringhaus. It is the contention of thoses who have been looking into the question (Continued on I’uge Four) (10) Shopping Mays .till WEATHER FOR NORTH CAROLINA. Fair tonight and Thursday; ris ing temperature. FOR HENDERSON. For 24-hour period ending at noon today: Highest temperature, 34; lowest, 18; northwest wind; clear, no rain; temperature at noon today, 34; snowfall Monday and Monday night i-jj Roosevelt Starts Move To Eliminate Profits From War Conference Called To Dis cuss Program To Be Placed Before The Next Congress GENERAL ~MACARTHUR GETS A N EXTENSION Will Continue as Chief Os Staff Through Coming Session; Time - Has Come for Action To Halt War Trafficking, According to President Washington, Dec. 12.—(AP> —A con ference to map a program to “take the profit out. of war” was called to day by President Roosevelt. He alsos directed the re-appoint ment of General Douglas MacArthur as army chief of staff to serve thro ugh the coming- session of Congress, and to aid in formulating war profits legislation. The MacArthur appointment, is tem porary. Mr. Roosevelt called to the war pro fits conference, which meets late to day. Bernard M. Baruch, the chair man of the War Industries Board in the World War, and General Hugh S. Johnson, former NRA administrator, and assistant to Baruch during the war. Tim President emphasized the con ference was to frame permanent, leg islation looking to an event which he hoped never would happen. He said the subject was being taken up now because there is no war cloud on the horizon. “I believe the time has come," Mr. Roosevelt said at his press confer ence, “when legislation should be en acted to take the profits out of war." Gang Charges In I .indbergh Kidnap Case Are Ignored Flemington, N. J„ Dec. 12. (AP)—Attorney General David T. Willentz, chief of the staff that will prosecute Bruno Richard Hauptmann, Lindbergh kidnaping suspect, said today that the State will not investigate the defense claim that a New Jersey gangster wrote the second Lindbergh note. The intermediary of trie ransom negotiations, Dr. John F. “Jafsie” Condon was traveling toward Miami, Fla., on a mysterious mis sion. At Columbia, S. C., he said he was going to conduct a “per sonal investigation” of angles of the casexwhich h e declined to dis cuss further. SEED CRUSHINGS IN FOUR MONTHS LESS Washington, Dec. 12— (AP) —Cot- tonseed crushed during the four months period August 1 to November 30 was reported today by the Census Bureau to have totalled 1,767,722 tons, compared with 1,983,047 tons in the same period a year ago, and cotton seed on hand at mills November 30 was 1.232,067 tons, compared with 1,- 357,691 tons a year ago, old Sins Writer Points To Need For Aid, But This Is Not Way To Obtain It My LESLIE EICHEI. Central Press Staff Writer New York, Dec. 12.—We shall an swer many correspondent today—on the Townsend old age pension plan. The majority of the letters we re ceive pertain to that plan. The writer of this column believes in an old age pension. There will be one. But the Townsend pension plan does not seem sound. It might create more damage than good. For one tiling, it would not “redistribute” wealth. It would on the contrary (so it seems to this writer) take still more from the great mass of people and would further enslave the people (Continued on Page Five.) PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON EXCEPT SUNDAY, Manchukuo Ruler ■Mpl Gen. Jiro Mtnatni Designation of Gen. Jiro Minami aa Japanese ambassador to Manchu kuo and commander-in-chief of the 60,000 Japanese troops there, makes him ruler of. the stale carved oul of China by Japan. (Central Press) TO BEADJOURNED LATERTHIS WEEK Whether Disbandment Will Mean Permanent End or Temporary One Is Undecided CONVERSATIONS FOR PRESENT COMPLETED British Cabinet Decides To Propose Adjournment of Stalemated Discussions and American Delegates Are Advised; They May Sail Saturday London, Dec. 12.—(AP)—The pre liminary nava] conversations between the United States, Great Briatain and Japan will be adjourned this week, it was indicated today. The decision of the British cabinet to propose adjournment of the stale mated conversations was communicat ed to a meeting of the United States delegates for their approval. It was suggested that adjournment might be made in time to enable the American group to leave for home on the Manhattan, sailing Saturday. The present conversations, whicn have been in progress for two months may now be regarded as finished, it was stated. The next step appears to be to determine whether the step should be regarded as complete ter mination or whether postponement should foe made to some further date. Penrose Gave Order ForG. O. P. Command To Satisfy DuPonts Washington, Dec. 12.—(AP) — An order from the Republican high com mand in the Senate in 1920, when the American chemical industry was seek ing a dye embargo, “to give the Du- Ponts what they want,” was desscrib ed today before Senate munitions in vestigators. A letter from one DuPont company official to another told of a confer ence in which former Senator Pen rose, Rep iblio.an, Pennsylvania, was. 8 PAGES TODAY FIVE CENTS COPY j INTERIORS RIPPED OUT BI BLASTS IN OLD NEW ENGLAND Two In Boston, One In Lynn, Mass., One in Pawtucket, R. 1., Ail Badly Damaged reasonlforblast IS UNDETERMINED Definitely Established in at Least One Instance That Bomb Was Exploded; Theatre Damaged by Fire Is Located at Somerville, Mass. Somerville, Muss., Dec. 12. (AP) —A fired iHoovered shortly Indore noon swept the Davis Square theatre, causing loss esti mated as high as $20,000. Police Chief Thomas Damr.v Im mediately ordered an mvestiga lion, in view of the bombings ear lier in the day of three theatres io Massachusetts ami one in Rhode Island. Boston, Mass., Dec. 12 (AP)- Ex plosions ripped out the interiors of four moving picture theatres early today and sent the bomb squads of three southern New England police (Continued on Raise Three.) TRAINMASTER FOR SOUTHERN KILLED Columbia, S. C. Dec. 12.—(AP)— W. 1.. Williamson, train master of the Southern Railroad here, was killed early today while clearing the track of a. derailed freight wreck in the cdunty. Williamson went to the scene of the derailment with a wrecking crew and a derrick. He apparently was struck down in the dark by the switching •of some cars to the sidetracks. 23 Dead In Flo tel Fire Are Listed Search of Ruins Yields Ghastly Toll From Blaze In Lans ing, Michigan Lansing, Mich., Dec. 12 (AP) —As fire-blackened, ice-shrouded ruins of the Hotel Kerns began giving up their dead today, State police an nounced that 23 persons had been listed as victims of the flames that trapped the sleeping guests yesterday morning. The roster of “known dead" in Michigan’s most horrible fire tragedy included those whose bodies were taken from the icy waters of the Grand river .into which many guests plunged, those who leaped to the street, dying of injury, and those de finitely reported by relatives to have spent the night in the hotel, and to be missing now. Searchers began digging into the still smoking debris this morning and a temporary morgue set up near the scene contained the blackened bones of the first victims to be removed. said to have ordered Senator Watson, Republican, Indiana, tos “give the Du- Ponts what they want just as far as you possibly can without getting in to a row.” Irenee DuPont, testifying before the committee, explained he and oth er chemical manufacturers were do ing all they could to convince the nation that a domestic chemical in dustry was essential to the nation’s defense.