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BEER BILL GIVEN
FAVORABLE REPORT
Committee Substitute Would
License Higher Alcoho
lic Content
Dully* Dispatch Ittircan,
In lli«* Sir WnHer Hotel.
Ralcl.ah. 21 A liill to legalize
jhe 'ill? of beer with an alcoholic
content of not more than five per cent
jp Carolina, instead of 3.2 per
( ,pnt ,1-i at present, has been given a
favorable ’’opon by House Judiciary
t'ottinrii fee Number 2 of which Hepre
ventaiive Sullivan, of Buncombe, is
chairman. The bill is a committee
substitute for the (tills introduced by
■Representative Palmer, of Cabarrus.
, p.d Representative Cone, of Ouil
torJ. The Palmer bill would have (
fj P U the alcoholic content of beer at j
i ot mote than 4.5 per cent, while the
Pone bill would have permitted, the
of any beet* in North Carolina
that i:' permitted by the Federal laws.
The Cone hill would thus have pgr
pjjtted the sale of the stronger a’?;- as
v ,, v il of beer ’of almost unlimited
Jooholie content
\VTiile rio recoid, vote was taken by'
the committee. nqt mote than six o”
oven members voted against report
ing the bill favorably, while several
members who were from counties op
posing any change left the meeting
before a vote was taken. They were j
personal}, X’oi the bill, hut felt tney i
,’ould nor vote for it because of senti
ment in rheir counties.
The “ctrvs" on the committee were |
vet} - displeased at being defeated in i
ib-ir efforts to defeat the bid and
were predicting that the committee ;
substitute could not and would not j
pass the House. Most impartial oh- j
-ervers, however, feel certain that the
beer hill will pas.- both the House nrd
the Senate. Many* also believe that
if it passes it will more than double
the present State revenue trom beer. :
Legitimate dealers in 3.2 beer as
v.eil os distributors have maintained
for months that their business has
been growing less for month to
month due to the fact that most peo
ple who drink beer now want the
stronger beer and due to the fact that -
,o much of the stronger her is being
hoot legged into the state and sold at
filling stations and 'beer joints."
MY NEW YORK
IH .1 A M KS A SWELL
New York. Feb. 21. —The typical
Bowei.v hotel is a mine of color for
the wanderer who is not too well
lire.-;-* <1 and not afraid of an occa
sional rebuff or suspicious stare. The
lnr. re neatly graduated from the
.■m -a■ d-out flop house to the vaguely
ffsp* ciahl.* host dries which take on
sornr of the atmosphere of the hotels
it; a generation ago in small towns.
! -.i.• 11 \ tin office is up one flight
mm :he -’.reel, for protective as well
conomic reasons. .Second-floor
cash hoses are riot -o vulnerable to
holdup men and ground-floor rents
are iui> high, even along the Bowery.
• Anu ihais a story, too: The amaz
ing rent!- which prevail for the cubi
rle.s vending Bowery knickknaekery. >
T'. . i ren-shaded, extra bright light
i* lavoieti i,y most one-!light-up lob
!»|p-. fne• e i <- w-papers end
\ l.'.eu magazines L..ng bare wood
i >*v. . ni. *‘’i carved with initials
>■ rC.n'olr-1- uco • nturers. so.rve as
i. a os* i.v’th ovei-’tuffed. see-
BEFORE SUCH A
SMOOTH SHAVING BLADE
at this low price I
"During the pest few
£ , years l ot been driven
R J* because of oecesiiry into
L\V the lower-priced warn
W W blades-my beard Sttflfef
g_s,***7. ing becauseoftheshort-
P? rc. ,A comings of my pocket-
L' X v / book. Now your Probak
Jr. *»» *® ain brought
A back shaving comfort at
no extra cost.
|p\ yA “E. Eugene Leonhart
San Jose, Calif '
Unsolicited letters like
U\ , 'A this prove the amazing
quality of Probak Jr. Try !
|p.. this uniformly keen and
E v J sinooth-shavmg blade,
n A Get ProbakJt. from youi
nearest dealer's—a rc
markable value at 25
blades for only 59c or a
special trial package of
d for 10c.
W-> \yy Probak Jaamrfits all
L /& GiiUUt ami Probak razori
PTpr^baT^l
JUNIOR.
I I
«*Ot IH lit*. HM|jt
• *>' -A
ond-hchd chairs which the clerks see '
are erserved for star lodgers
**** * * *
TII.K MISERS
,' Your passionate hoarder is to be
' spot Ted here more often, perhaps, than i
i in Wdll street, his conventional pur- !
i lieu. Foi these men. most of whom
i have teen at least flashes of pros- :
parity in the past, know she power of j
j money through grievous lack of it. and
i thus sometimes come to worship it j
■ with a fixity no froekeoated hanker j
knows.
Thi> men are amiable but. view the
i stranger with askance. Between on^
| another there is a. certain restraint
! and one topic is generally agreed to |
j be taboo. The past. Few care to talk j
t about more gradiose days and most
ar e elderly. The assessing focus of ■
conversation of late has been the va
■ riotis Alice-ln-Wonderland schemes
! tor paying huge monthlv stipends to
{ the old.
But the dweller in the Bowery h<v.
iel with a secret cache of cash must. !
keep his lip s sealed and even then
be cannot be sure that his secret will
t emnin closed. The men have an un
j cannj instinct for spotting hoarder?..
GRAHAM IS ASKING
FOR SALARY RAISE!
Raleigh, f nb. 21—-A bill to inctease
i the salary of Commissioner of Agri
. culture Wiliam A. Graham to $4,500 a
! year from the $3,325 a year it was re
duced to by the 1933 General Assem
bly. is now before the House Commit
tee on Salaries and Fees, of which i
Representative Bean, of Rowan, is
chairman. The bill was introduced by j
Representative Carr, of Duplin. It
i would also increase the salaries of
(Commissioner of Labor A. L. Fletch- I
er and of Commissioner of Insurance !
Dan C. Boney to $4,500 a year from !
j $3,825, their present salaries.
In addition ot reducing the salaries i
; of these three elective State officials,
j the committee on reorganization of !
j State government of the 1933 General
1 Assembly also recommended sweeping !
changes in the Department of Agricul j
ture. But no action was ever taken
bv the legislature with regard to these
recommendations.
Spending Spree Continues
In Legislative Committees
(Continued from rage One.)
|
; would howl if the legislature should
allow them liberal appropriations with
nut providing the revenue for them,
making it necessary for the governor
and Advisory Budget Commission to
reduce all appropriations and all sal
aries. The 1931 General Assembly en
acted an appropriations bill that was
about. $7,000,000 a year larger than the
revenue provided by the revenue bill.
This made it necessary for former
Governor O. Max Gardner drastically
' to reduce appropriations and salaries.
But even with the reduction made, a
deficit of some $14,000,000 resulted at.
the end of the biennium. The 1933
General Assembly had ro authorize
a. bond issue with which to pay off
this deficit and even now some $3.-
' 000 000 of this deficit remains unfund- :
j ed.
The older, mere experienced me.m
--| bers cf the appropriations committee •
as well a.? o’ the Senate and Hours,
are convinced that it is much c-ttc.'
in the long tun to gMoe drum ropro- ■
priations and hold them to a figur*
which the’ - know can he provided,
rather than to boot!.' the oPotmen is up
so high the: {here is doubt as i.o
whether enough revenue m.. be found
to meet. them. Th'.v aim reel that
most of the S are departments and in
stitutions, eve i thr ciinoi teachers,
would rather have the appropriations
set at p figure they car »a sure will
he forihcoini .g instead rs at a higher
figure .‘'"-i no. be ru’.e whether they
will get ir
This conservative etemsnt in
It* the e'rn iii ree ■ r also ui’ging the
other group to go slowly for the time
being and to mark time until it be
come? more apparent, as to what the
finance committees will do with re
gard !n the revenue bill. At the pres- |
nr.t trine the finance committees are
admittedly going in toe opposite di- i
section from the appropriations com- '
mittem, with indications that, the re- |
venue ’ ill as reported may provide i
les~ revenue instead of more revenue 1
than was at first estimated. Cnnse- j
nusntlv th~ appropriations bills and (
revenue hills aie getting farther and ;
farther apart instead of closer to- (
gather.
Salei* Tax Secondary.
It is now generally conceded the j
’ main objective of the McDonald
.Lumpkin group, in proposing their !
new taxation plans, Ws*» to provide |
more revenue so that appropriations, :
especially those for the schools, could i
he boosted several millions of dollars !
and that, the displacement of the sales j
tax was and still is a secondary con- ;
.“’deration. But it is also becoming
more and more evident that the fi- j
nance committees are going to re- |
jec.t most of the McDonald-Lumpkin
tax plans with the result that when
the revenue bill is brought in, it may
i not raise as much revenue as was
; originally estimated, even with the
i sales tax retained.
T.f the House should decide to re
move the sales tax—and an effort will,
be made, to remove it in the House,
regardless of what the finance com
mitteess recommend—the revenue bln
will yield about $8,500,000 less than
present estimates indicate.
Bo with the appropriations bill sky
rocketing towards the stars and the
revenue bill heading towards less re
venue instead of more, the legislative
: outlook is admittedly knotty.
Morrison Flings
Political FUvot
(Continued from f-age OueJ
j mar was also excellent which was not.
the case with all other speakers. He
j said he had no desire to boast tha
| he does not drink whisky, but. that
most mortal fools do like to drink, e
| recited how he has attended many
( monventions of bar associations an
; medical societies and that
“there was plenty of liquor.” ‘ I
I know why,” he declared, “unless
! because the blooming idiots (i ar FL ,
j uninteresting to tEemselves.
I said that “we might as wel t
Uaafctay and that Jgwewiab
HENDERSON, (N. C.) DAILY DISPATCH, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY2I, 1985
Stevenson Tomorrow, Friday, Only
Laurel and Hardy and Cbarlotre iii Tovland’*
concoction known as Coca-Cola, and
barbecue as to ban liquor.” He ex
pressed considerable amazement that
the more than 400,000 “drys” who vot
ed in the .election of 1933 are unable
to control the appetites of the “puny
115,000” who voted to repeal the
eighteenth amendment. He climaxed
his remarks by accusing the drys with
dry voting and wet drinking.
At the beginning of the meeting,
Cale Burgess and Senator John
Sprunt Hill, author of the debated
bill disagreed as to the length of time
to be allotted the two opposing forces.
Burgess wanted two hours or more
while Hill wanted not over an hour.
A compromise was effected whereby
each side was given 1 hour and 15
minutes. The drys went far beyond
their time limit but the Hill group
failed to use all their time. It was
reported that Cale Burgess had sev
eral more speakers to present, but
that Morrison, who spoke about 40
minutes, went beyond the time limit.
Colonel John D. Langston, of Golds
boro. was the first speaker called by
Burgess. He said, “I am a Democrat
and have always been one and I hope
to continue to be one, but T can’t if
the Democrats of North Carolina, lam
per with the Turlington act. Why, we
might as well license bawdy houses.”
He estimated the revenue from the
latter source at $5,000,000. No one ask
WHIN ALL ELSE FAILS 9
; ,iii ||p i .
K 'll ifg. ljf '
: l w HU 'mm
t V m WSM W‘ H
am ar * ' n<^ A better friend top leaf nor a single coarse bottom
than others, because lam made only leaf to mar my good taste or my
°f fragrant, expensive center uniform mildness. lam a sooth
leaves. I don’t permit a single sharp ing companion, the best of friends.
CENTER LEAVES
OIVE 12“ w* MIIDKt «•«« _L, ,
JflpC- 742/ Tabpeu&l
‘ Copyrlibt 1935, Ih» Aneiicw Io»m*0 cwnd W
ed him how he arrived at the figure.
After waving, figuratively, the State
flag he went on record as opposed t»
any wrapping of that banner around
la snake (whisky) by establishing liq
uor femes. He criticized the press for
; saying that the drys were expected
lat the hearing to present ‘stock - ar
; guments, and advocated the establish
ment of a State department of jus
; tice so that the Turlington act might
be enforced.
i At tms juncture Burgess wanted
Hill or some of his proponents to
j speak, but Senator Hill very jovially
declined, and added, “We’d like to
hear one or two more United Drys—
they haven’t got up enough steam
! yeti”
So Cale Burgess, called on Dr. M.
T. Plyler, editor of the Methodist
j Christian Advocate, who said the Hill
j bill ought not to pass because “I know
the facts.” He. however, failed to fa
vor the committee by divulging Them,
; if any.
Next in the parade came Dr. J. S.
| Farmer, editor of the Baptist Biblical
S Recorder, who declared that “we are
I not going to have liquor back.”
Others who spoke for tlie United
Drys were Dr. A. J. Barton, of Wil
mington. Ed Cansler, of Charlotte,
j who arose just long enough to yield
: the floor to “my distinguished fellow
’ townsman, Cameron Morrison, and
Today is the Day
By CLARK KINNAIRD
(lopyrillhl, 1934. lor Ihia Nt-wapaper
l*y Central l*ma Asaociaiion
j Thursday, Feb. 21; 232nd day. 159th i *
year of U. S. Independence, may all j s
cherish it. Morning stars: Mercury, 11
Mars. Jupiter. Saturn, Neptune. Even
ing stars: Venus, Uranus. Moon: last i
quarter 26th. Zodiac sign: Pisces. 1
1
TODAY’S YESTERDAYS
Feh. 21. 1431—Examination of Jean- •
neton Dare. 20. called Joan of Arc, 1
was begun to the Inquisition. It dbom- j
ed her to die by fire.
! A visionary named Marie d’Avignon
had declared that France was being j
ruined by a woman and would be re- ,
stored by an armed virgin from tWe i
i marches of Lorraine, before Jeanne
• ton Dare was born! Jeanneton, the il- I
iliterate (she couldn’t read or write) j
i daughter of a Lorraine peasant didn’t
know of this prophecy until she was
head of an army restoring France. \
Feb. 21, 1795—Antonio Lopez de
Santa Anna was born, destined to be- :
! come the villian of the Tlamo, several
j times President of Mexico and seve
j ral times a. fugitive from Mexico, and
i the man who introduced chewing gum
j into the U. S.
He delayed the slaughter at the j
; Tlamo so he could seduce a pretty
: girl with a pretended priest and a
j fraudulent marriage, thfen had his
| bulger sound the dreaded “deguello,”
: which meant “throat-cutting,” or “no
1 quarter.” When his bloody job was '
i done, he threatened: “If the Ameri-i
i cans do not beware, I shall march i
'through their-country and plant the ;
i Mexican flag in Washington.”
! He did reach New York, alone, and
lone James Adams noted that the gen- j
; era! had a peculiar habit of slicing a ,
J piece off a tropical looking vegetable }
and chewing it. It was chicle, and j
•when the general departed he gave the j
remainder of xiis supply to young j
Adams. Tiro latter experimented j
i
j Burgess, who read telegrams from j
! prominent drys all over the State. I
Doyle Alley, president of j
j Democratic club of the State, said !
I that his organization favored modi
; fication and that he did also.
The hearing was completed with
j remarks by the amiable Senator Hill,
I who refused to get. ruffled by the on
slaught made against him.
FEBRUARY
SUN MON TUE WED THU FBI SAT
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34 5 9
101 112 l/ 0 -V. 19
17 IS 19214 Jr/2 23
24 25 26 2^/
with it. contrived to make the first j
sticks of what we call chewing gum !
today.
The whole gaudy story of this re- j
markable man who was once the most. ‘
bated figure both north and south of
the Rio Grande, is to be found in
“Santa Anna, the Napoleon of the
West.” by Frank C. Hanighen. recent
ly published.
Feb. 21, 1842—The first sewing ma- j
chine patent was granted in the U. S.
Not to Flias Howe for you’re wrong
if you believe he invented the sewing
machine—hut to John J. Greenough.
His machine had to he. threaded in
short lengths as in hand-sewing.
Howe’s first patent was obtained
four years later. Both men were 50
years behind Thomas Saint. English
man, who patented a sewing mach
ine for boots and shoe in 1790.
Feb. 21, 1885—Washington monu
ment was dedicated.
It had been begun 37 years before.
Construction was halted for years
when a marble block used originally
in in the Temple of Concord at Rome
and sent by the reigning, pope to be
set in the monument, was stolen my
steriously. It never was found.
Fet). 21, 1909—The main force of
the 11. S. Navy returned to Hampton
Roads, Va.'
It had been away 14 months, on the
first massed naval cruise ever made
l around the world. Purpose of the
trip was visits of good will to Japan
land other nations.
NOTABLE NATIVITIES
John Henry, Cardinal Newman, b.
- 1801. He wrote the beloved hymn,
; Lead Kindly Light, on an orange boat
|in ihe Mediterranean. He was the
first onetime Protestant to become a
( Roman Catholic cardinal . . . Clement
Philibert Leo Delibes, b. 1836, drama
-1 tic composer .. . Albert Henry Wig
j gan. b. 186 S. banker . . . Leonard Mer
! t ick, originally Miller, b. 1864. British
! novelist .. . Sacha Guitry, b. famed
j French dramatist and actor.
YOU’RE WRONG IF YOU
BELIEVE
That love-birds die of grief over loss
of a. mate.
That the North and South Poles are
farthest places from land.
PAGE THREE
They arenfE Hawaii is farther
away the nearest land than any
other place on earth.
That hte largest number of Orien
tals in the United States are Chinese.
They aren’t. There are nearly
twice as many Japanese in the U. S.,
340,000 of .them, as Chinese.
That coral is formed by insects.
That there is an Arab people or
race.
J. F. Gray. Philadelphia, Fa., doubts
this statement. In the first place,
there isn’t any country named Arabia..
There are a kingdom of the Hejazt
the Imamate of Yemen, the Sultanate
of Oman, the Sultanate of Oman in
the Arabian peninsula. The peoples
of these states are Bedouins. Jews.
Sharifs, Seyyids, Kadhis and Salubis.
A1 are called Arabians, but they do not
constitute a homeogeneous people any
more than the Americans constitute
a race.
Write a. wrong: Address Clark Kin
naird care this newspaper. If you
doubt any statement, send stamped
envelope.
CREDIT BANKS LOOK
FOR GOOD INCREASE
Washington. Feh. 21.—The Federal
Intermediate Credit Bank of Colum
bia. serving the states of North Caro
lina ahd South Carolina, Georgia and
Florida, is anticipating a much lar
ger volume of business this year than
last year, according to J. E. Cagle,
president, who is in Washington at
tending a meeting of the presidents
of the Federal Intermediate Credit
: Banks, of which there are twelve in
! the country.
Over 16,000 applications for loans.
| totaling approximately $6,000,000, have
| already been sent in by production
i credit associations, according to Mr.
] Cagle, and the number is being in
creased rapidly with each incoming
mail. While many of these applica
tions are from old members, a large
number of them, are from, farmers
who did not avail themeslves of the
services of the production credit as
sociations last year, according to Mr.
I Cagle.
Phone >4% 24-How
47A-J mAp' Service
Tires, Wrecker, Batteries
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