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| IILNDEUSON
I GATEWAY TO
CENTRAL
j CAROLINA |
[\\ KNTY-SECOND YEAR
MAXIMUM TAX ON
TOBACCO WILL BE
LEVIED FOR 1935
.Secretary Wallace Sets Pen
ally at Peak Permitted
Under Kerr-Smith
Control Act
GROWERS REQUEST
THE HIGHER RATES
Hope In This Way To Dis
courage Outsiders From
Muddying Waters; Tax-
Exempt Production Is In
creased by AAA by 140
Million Pounds for Year
Washington. March 2 ' AP> The
t:ix allowed on tobacco pro
,n. imi under Ihe Kerr-Smith control
, will be levied for the 1935 crop
>.cr»'tary Wallace late yesterday
. • the rate of 33 1-3 percent in pro
. ming the control program in es
• ■ • another year, carrying out the
• ults of referenda amonji weed grow
The minimum rate of 25 percent was
t no-ed in 193-1.
The higher rate was requested by
, .oaerating flue-cured growers who
'.u'i expressed fears new grgowers
i , nting tobacco this year may make
production excessive.
The barm Administration has in
,•. , the tax-exempt production of
• (.-cured so? 1935 from 5t>0.000.000 ti>
i.uroximately 700.000.000 pounds, and
■ oi'cern has been expressed that pro
ion outside the program will send
• ur ■-1 to approximately 800.000.000
■jiyuud- and wreck prices.
With ft 3 31-3 percent tax rate in
Tyree, it will be harder for non-coop
• rating growers to compete with
iContimipd on Pan** Two 5
WIN TAXTO GET
1440,000 IN STATE
l.cvy Voted by Committee
Will Hit Big Concerns
Very Heavily.
Dully Di*|iul<-h Ilnri-iiN,
In lln* Sir Wlllter Mold,
Haleigh. March 2.—The State will
■oiled about $ 10.000 a year more re
v.-iiue from chain sto.es and about
Ltjo.OUd a year more from chain fill
tag -rations, it' the House and Senate
i" ! rait the new sections adopted by
' • finance committees to remain in
- revenue bill. All efforts to mat
-1 ally amend the new chain store tax
<('militiiipd on Png* Four)
811 Bills
Tossed In
Assembly
Raleigh. March 2.—(AP)—The 1935
I ■' ; i' ral Assembly up through today
•'I received 811 new oills, a mark
"jti than 200 short of the 1.023 which
' 1 1933 legislature had seceived up
" the same working day. the 46t1).
The House has had 512 new meas
given it. compared with 737 for
' " 1933 ower division, while the Sen
ha.- had 269. as compared with
' two years ago.
’('hough today was the 16t!i work
‘-g day of the session, it was the
‘>3 d day of the session, ana after next
'■ ‘ 'irday the legislators cannot draw
’ : further State pay at the rate of
*lO F>er day.
Long Session Looms
As Major Items Yet
Facing Legislature
Uullj UiNiiiKi'k Unr**ai», ,
In ihe **rr Walter Hotel. |
in J. r. UASKISIIVICL.
Lhdeigh. March 2—Only seven more i
2 - <>r the 60 day session which be-J
January 9 are left, today being
1 fifty-third legislative day. This j
thal members of the General ,
1 mbly receive pay for only seven I
oii- days Yet only two pieces of 1
1 Jot legislation have been anacted ,
9 neither the revenue nor appro- ;
1 ; at.ions Lilit: has been reported out
■' committees.
result of this situation, even
oio 1 optimistic members of the
"Oly now agree that they see no
I W FERRY RIAL
&mlu i&xspatth
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THB ASSOCIATED PROS*.
’'Help Me Save My Bruno”
to coUect n funi| C s h for her °" C ° f V? e co,,uiner * urea
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and then r ‘ chief defense counsel,
and men contributed $2,000 in small amounts.
'Central Pvcat)
LEGISLATURE WEEK
ENDS WITH LIQUOR
AND MONEY ARGUED
Holmes Is Losing
Ground In Illness
Washington. March •» (At*)
Oliver Wendell Holmes, former
Supreme Court justice, was exam
ined by his physician shortly after
noon today and found to have
taken a slight turn for the worse
in his battle against bronchial
pneumonia.
Liquor Bill
Won’t Pass
As Written;
Will Probably B e
Amended to Re

strict Its Operation
Over the State.
i
Hail v 'lisiiateh llt»ren»,
In tin- SI- Waller Hotel.
11l .1. C. II.VSK HIIVI 1,1..
Raleigh. March 2 The Hill liquor
control bill, to set. up State-opeijhied
liquor stores, does not have a chance
to pass the Senate in its present form,
providing for a Statewide refefendum
before becoming effective, most of
the members of the Senate are now
convinced It is expected, however,
that when the hill conies up for con
sideration Tuesday afternoon in the
Senate, several amendments will be
proposed in the hope that the hill may
he changed so that it can pass.
The principal objection to the bill
now is the referendum feature, since
most of the leaders in both houses err'
convinced it would be unwise to sub
mit the liquor question to a Statewide
referendum at this time, or at any
other time. They are convinced that
the Republicans would join forces .
with hte United Drys and thus gel a
majority for retention of the State
prohibition law as it now stands.
“While I would like to see a liquoi
control bill passed, I am convinced
that the Hill bill, containing the re
ferendum feature will not pass the
(Uiuit,inueri on Page Four!
chance for adjournment before the
middle of April, while the more pes
simistic ones think it will probably
be the first of May or even later be
fore adjournment will be posible.
j “When we first met, I said --ve would
be here 90 days, but now it looks as
if we will be here until the middle of
■ April at the earliest.” Representa
tive W. L. Lumpkin of Franklin coun
ty. a veteran of thre previous sessions,
; said today. “While the first 60 days
of this session are just about gone, we
have not reached any of the moie
important bills on the floor yet. We
(Continued on Page Two)
HENDERSON, N. C. SATURDAY AFTERNOON, MARCH 2, 1935
Finance Committee Votes
Keep Three Percent
General Sales Tax
In Bill.
SCHOOL FUNDS WILL
BE ABOUT $21,000,000
Nurse’s Testimony About
Conditions at Morganton
Insane Asylum Brings
Pressing Demand for In
vestigation; Driver’s Li
cense Is Enacted.
Knleigh, March *» (AP)—Repre
sentative Soarger, of Stokes, in
troduced a bill in the House today
proposing repeal of the seetion of
t-lie State laws on marriages which
requires a physical examination
or affidavit of physical fitness be
fore a license can be issued the
man.
Usual “vocal business” was
. transacted as Saturday sessions
were held by both divisions.
The House, however, for the
first time since the 19935 session
started, will hold a day meeting
Monday, when It resumes regular
business at noon. Tlie Senate will
resume reguglar work, as usual,
on .Monday night.
Raleigh. March 2.—(API— Public
health and alcohol vied with revenue
and appropriations for the center of
the legislative stage this week.
With tlie two money measures ap
parently nearing completion in com
mittee, most members observed the
customary week-end holiday and only
brief sessions for consideration of lo
cal bills, were held today.
' Yesterday the finance committee
adopted the three per cent sales tax
rate and a sub-committee schedule of
(UniitiniMul on Page Five)
HOLMES’ CONDITION
EARLIER UNCHANGED
Washington, March 2 (AP) —
Former Associate Justice Oliver
Wendell Holmes, suffering from
bronchial pneumonia, was report
ed early today to have spent a
comfortable night. His former sec
retary and close friend, Mark
Howe, told inquirers that the pat
ient's conditions was unchanged.
STRUGGLE ON FLOOR
ON IHE SALES TAX
Lines Are Drawn in Com
mittee Meeting for Com
ing Major Battle.
In the Sir Waiter Hotel,
Daily Dispatch Bareaa,
Raleigh. March 2. —The sales tax
levy will remain at three pre cent,
All exemptions in the present section
will be eliminated. That will be the
i status of the revenue bill when it
reaches the floor of the lower House.
All moves to eliminate the sales
tax. to reduce the levy to two per cent
or to substitute other levies for the
sales tax have met with overwhelm
ing defeat in the joint legislative ii
, nance committee. The motion to re
duce the levy from three to two per
cent could muster only 12 votes. More
(Continued on Page FJve)
TALKED 0 IN CUM
AVOID AN UPRISING
Colonel Batista, Chief of
Army, Says He Might
Take Helm To Save
Situation
FACTIONS UNITE TO
PUT MENDIETA OUT
Three Political Organiza
tions Go in Same Direction
as Students and Teachers;
Havana University Rector
Declines To Succeed Men
dieta Under Any Condition
j Havana. March 2. —(AP>—Colonel
; Fulgencio Batista, chief of the na
tion’s armed forces, declared today
the government might be forced to
resort to drastic measures to handle
! the island-wide movement for a gen-
I eral strike.
J Although lie hoped the government
I "could manage the problem without
| extreme measures." he wa»s afraid, he
! said “the moment may come. and. it
j may be very near, when the thing
; must be settled in another way.’’
j Dr. Jose A. Presno. rector of
I Havana University, who had been
j chosen by the united opposition of
j three hitherto irreconcilable political
organizations as successor to Presi
dent Carlos Mendieta. said he would
refuse to accept the office under any
i conditions.
The ABC. Authentioas a.nd Men
coalists had buried the hatchet and
j “the common front” had joined strik
| ing students and teachers in demand
ing the resignation of the president.
In the face of the threat of a gen
eral strike. Colonel Batista admitted
I thats hould the condition of Cuba be-
I come critical, he might consider tak
! ini the helm of the government in
his c-wn hands. He made it clear, how
ever. that he was opposed to setting
up a military dictatorship.
CHANGED BEER BILL
WILL FINALLY PASS
Would Have Passed Before
But for Poor House
Generalship.
Uiiil}' UiKpnlvli Hurt-un,
In Ihe Sir Walter Motel.
By C. A. PAUI.
Raleigh March 2.—The beer bill.
: after being defeated in the lower
j house only to be reconsidered the fol
| lowing day and re-ferred to judiciary
| committee No. 1. will be redrafted by
j a sub-committee. Chairman Morphew
: of the judiciary committee, is expect
ed to appoint Representatives Mc
; Queen, Bryant, and Blount, of Beau
fort, as the sub-committee to redraft
J the measure. It was indicated that the
j committee wil] not be appointed until
j Tuesday.
| It is highly probable that the pre-
I sent bill will be scrapped entirely and
j that the fQinal bill wil] be merely an
I amendment to the present beer law,
i simply raising the legal alcoholic con
j tent from 3.2 to 5 per cent. It is vir
-1 tually certain that the No. 1 judiciary
committee will give the bill a favor
| able report. It is generally conceded
here that the committee which now
has the bill is much morel iberal than
the judiciary committee No. 2, the
ironlliii.M) on Fftfo Knur)
SI9OOO Is
Placed For
Waterways
Washington, March 2.—(AP) — The
! War Department today allotted $19,-
j 000 for maintenance and dredging op
erations to restore the channel of the
j inland waterway from Norfolk, Va.,
i to Beaufort, N. C., to the full project
; of 12 feet.
I Assistant Secretary of War Wood
ring also approved plans submitted by
! the South Carolina State Highway
Department for a bridge to be con
structed across the Edisto river at
Givhans to replace an existing bridge
820 feet upstream from the site of
the new bridge.
The Nortff Carolina State Highway
and Public Works Commission was
granted extension of time to February
26, 1936. for commencing construction
of a bridge across Smith creek at
Oriental.
"Wathir
FOR NORTH CAROLINA.
Fair tonight and Sunday; wann
er tonight and in east portion
Sunday,
Use Os “Big Stick ” Hinted
Used By Administration To
Force Relief Bill Through ?
PROBE STATLER HEIRESS’ DEATH
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Mr. and Mr*. H. Bradley Davidson, Jr.
Circumstances of the death of
Mrs. H. Kiadlev Davidson, Jr. 22-
year-old heiress of E. M. Statlei,
hotel operator, at Pineluirst, N.
C., were investigated by a cor
oner’s jury. Bride of le.-> than
two months, the formei fclha Siat-
$8.49,075 Allotted
For State Relief
Washington. March 2 (AP) —The
administration today allotted *56,-
576,574 for general relief in March
All that except those to Alaska
and the Virgin Islands were for
the first 15 days.
North Carolina was allotted $839,
075.
Revolution
Is Checked
By Greeks
Five Warships Seized
But L.ater Consider
Offer of Peace With
Government
Athens. Greece. March 2.—(AP)—A
second rain of bombs upon five flee
ing warships loaded with rebels was
followed today by an offer to mediate
between tlie government and revolu
tionary forces. The rebels asked half
an hour in which to reply.
FIVE GREEK WARSHIPS IN
CONTROL OF THE REBELS
Athens, Greece. March 2.—(AP)—
Five Greek warships manned by rebel
officers were racing from the island
of Crete today closeiy pursued by gov
ernment aircraft and destroyers bent
on quenching the last remnant of a
sudden anti-government revolution.
After the capture of Salamis ar
senal from rebel forces, the city of
i
(Unnt.inii«>(t on Ffle* Four)
j Running as Liberal He
! Would Draw Support
From the President.
By CHARLES P. STEWART
Central Press Staff Writer
i Washington, March 2.—1 don’t be
i lieve that Senator Huey P. Long real
ly thinks he can be elected president.
I do believe that he thinks his In
dependent candidacy easily can weigh
! enough to settle the issue between the
I two old-line parties’ candidates in
1936.
Should economic conditions mate
rially improve, between now and next
| year’s election day, it hardly requires
i (Continued on Page Four)
PUBL.ISHBD B3V BUT AFTBXNOUM
aXCHPT SUNDAY.
ler, was found dying in the ga
rage of the Davidson’s wintei
home from carbon monoxidt
poisoning. Ihe Davidsons are
shown in a picture taken onij
a few weeks ago during then
honevmoon at Pinch" 4
New Turn In
Death Probe
In Pinehurst
Solicitor Gets Infor
mation at Variance
With Inquest Over
Society Bride
-
Pinehurst, March 2.—(AP)—Solici
| tor Rowland Pruitt, investigating the
mysterious death of Mrs. H. Bradley
Davidson, Jr., pretty 22-year-old heir
ess of E. M. Statler, said this morning
he had developed information appat
j ently at variance with testimony at
tlie inquest.
Among other things, Solicitor Pruitt i
said further investigation of the car
! bon nonoxide death theory was “cer-
I tainly necessary.” Found in her au
tomobile in her closed garage Wed
nesday morning after spending all
night at a charity ball and night clubs
Mrs. Davidson first was to have
(Continued on Page Four)
Campbell Is
Not Able To
I Set Record
!
iTwo Runs At Day
tona Beach Fail To
I Better English
man’s Record
Daytona Beach Speedway. March 2.
• —(AP) —Sir Malcolm Campbell got as
high as 233.463 miles an hour on a
southward run. 208.212 today, far be
low his old mark of 272.108 as he test
ed his giant. Bluebird, for further as
: sauit on the world automobile speed
record.
Under perfect sunny weather con
ditions, on a beach that was hard
and wide, but lumpy in spots. Camp
bell made one run south and another
north before calling off the test for
the day.
With his car running perfectly, ex
cept for leaks around the exhaust
manifold, Campbey is expected to go
tomorrow for a new record he hopes
will be as high as 300 miles an hour.
CAMPBELL ORDERED TEST
TO SHOOT AT OLD RECORD
I Daytona Beach Speedway. Fla.,
i March 2 (AP)—Sir Malcolm Campbell
| (Continued on Page Light)
8 PAGES
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| RESENTMENT OVER
‘Real Concessions” From
Some Quarter Looked for
During Week-End
Negotiations
ROOSEVELT LEAVES
WORK TO LEADERS
Capital Learns Roosevelt
Relative Is To Quit Farm
j Administration To Lift
$500,000 Democratic Debt;.
Distinguished Callers See
j President
Washington. March 2.—<AP»—Strug
gliug factions in the $4,880,000,000 re
lief wage dispute settled down today
so await “real" concessions after three
days of secret negotiating and a
White House conference had failed to
break the deadlock.
Meanwhile, the Washington Post
, said resentment over alleged use of a
public works “hie. stick" to force folks
i into line on the big hill is being voiced
j <>n Capitol Hill. The ill feeling, the
, paper said, is not confined to Sen
ators voted for the McCarran
i prevailing wage amendment, which is
opposed by the administration. It was
i said to have spread to legislators who
I contend that pressure is being brought
‘to heai' to effect an administration
victory.
A DMINI ST RA T I ON 1 , F All IKS
PRESS FOR OUTCK SOLUTION
Washington. March 2. —(AP)— Be
hind tlie capital-quiet of a recessed
Congress, administration readers press
ed anew today for the elusive troy fcu
, the $4,880,000,000 work-relief deadlock.
(rmiliniiml on I'siirn Two)
I ■’ -/! ; ,
Charges By
Long Come
Up Monday
Washington. March 2.—(AP)—Sen
ator McKellar, cnairman of the Post
Office Committee, said today the com
mittee in executive session Monday
would consider the charges submitted
against Postmaster General Farley by
Senator Huey P. Long, of Ixiuitiiana
Senator McKellar said no procedure
had been planned, hut the onmmitlee
would give consideration to all char
ges Long has made.
McKellar said Long had indicated
a desire to appear before the commit
tee. Long’s office said the senator
would return Alonday from Louisiana.
Secretary lekes has said data his
department had on certain building
material projects in which Long charg
| ed Farley was interested was ready
, to go to the Senate Monday.
MORGAN STRATEGY
IS GREAT PUZZLE
Be in Preparation for
Inflation or May Be
In Fear of Taxes.
By LLSLI K EICHEL
Central Press Staff Writer
New York. March 2. —J. P. Morgan’e
disposal of real estate and paintings,
“to put his estate into more manage
able shape.” may be in preparation
for inflation.
People would 1 ike to know what
Morgan will do with the cash.
1 His scouts in Washington probably
have informed him that President
Roosevelt lias lost control of Congress
and that a majority of the House, at
least, is hell-bent for inflation.
But Morgan is not likely to take
his money to England.
At last reports, money was in flight
I from England. Business has dropped
i in England, and there is talk of fur
ther depreciation of the pound—an
other “shot in the arm.”
Perhaps Morgan has some particu
lar securities in mind that would rise
or, better, that would remain safe
during a period of inflation.
But his disposal of real e,- •- .s is
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