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gan:way to CENTRAL CAROLINA twenty-second year HITLER DEMANDS FORCE TO REPEL COMMUNISM SCHEME 10 KIDNAP DIONNE BABIES IS lALKLD IN CANADA As Result Ontario Provincial (government Orders Po lice Guard Station ed at Home automobile WOULD BE USED FOR TRIP At Michigan Border an Air plane Was To Have Been* Waiting for Night Flight to Get Famous Quintuplets Out of Dominion; Babies Wards of King I'oronto. < uuicia, March 25.—(API -Th* (hit'll io provincial governniHnt u i- umi»" •'iioH today to have ordered i t ;i( i sn irti stationed n* the Dafoe hosoita! near Callander day and night ■ pil ;m alleged plot to kidnap the Dionne quintuplets. (r whs rumored that the kidnaping plan had called for a 150-mile auto m ''il trip to Sault Ste. Marie, on the MichigartpOntario border, where an irplanew as to have been waiting. The babies, it was said, were to have been placed in the plane at night n ! carried out of the Dominion. The babies by law now are “spe cial wards of His Majesty the King," and Mu ii control is in the hands of th- 1 Ontario government. Senators Banded For Safeguard of Cotton Planters 'V-ihinjiton. March 25 'APl—:Sen p*'a Banlthend. Democrat, Alabama s' nciunced today a group of senators have entered an agreement to co ' i r[are in protecting cotton farmers gainst the attacks of organized h'rea wlm are trying to destroy the gains made by the farmers.’ The move followed the recent sharp drop in the cotton market. •For several months." Bankhead said in a formal statement, “enemies of th*» administration cotton program havo Don diligently engaged in ac i-* efforts to bring about a combina tion of crop control and Federal loans to aid the farmers in orderly mark eting of cotton.” American In Defense Os Spying f’arh March 25.—(AP) — Robert f L don Switz. the American accused r,f l Q ing a spy for Soviet Russia, tes h’if.d in his own behalf today that fe joined an international spy ring u order to serve France by ferreting f ’ anti-French espionage. Ho accused other members of the hand of trading in French secrets. P 1 during own participatipn as motivated only by a desire to aid the republic. Questioning of the American took t* ' * of the afternoon, and when -a I ■-f ‘ *he stand his wife, the for wl', Margery Tilley, was questioned. > r o repeated her previous declaration •' ’he police, implicating others NO lAW VIOLATION IN PRISON CHARGES No Criminal Action Expect ed From Prison Probe Report This Week. OrtliT Dlmimilcli Bnrenw. In «H» S|r Wfiller Hotel, nT J. r. RANKERVILL, March 25 —The report of ,v,r - investigation into prison camp rr, t ditions and practices by the joint '' “mittee on penal institutions is ex ''*<i.i to he completed by Wednesday y Thursday. Chairman R. E. Sen ‘ i <‘. of Southport, Brunswick county, 1 ‘ 'he house committee said today. He lined to say what the nature of the 1 ‘ doi t would be, but indicated that 1 ’"i sifting all the evidence and tes -1 nony that had been heard by the 1 uim.tt,,-, nothing to indicate any •» (Couiliitted on Page Five) Mcniicrsmi iktflit Blapatrh ONLY DAILY NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED IN THIS SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA. * LBASKD WIRED SERVICE OF ASSOCIATED press. Troops Guarding Flood Levees _ Mississippi National Guardsmen (top) patrolling levees at Phillip, Miss to avert further dynamiting of man-made dams stemming Mississippi River flood waters. Break seen below was caused by mob seeking to release water* from their own lands at expense of towns below. K l Central Press) LEGISLATURE MAY QUIT BY APRIL 13 Three Weeks More May Be Sufficient to Wind Up Present Session. BIG MEASURES AWAIT Textbook Bill, Old Age Pension, Liquor Bill and Other Bills on Calendar; Full Calendar For Today In the K|r Walter Hotel. Diillx DtMpnteb linreas, RY ,f. C. BASKERVILL. Raleigh, March 25.—'Adjournment of ♦he General Assembly is now likely by about April 13, in the opinion of most observers here, provided no se rious difference of opinion develops between the Senate and the House on the revenue and appropriations bills, it was agreed in most circles here today. It would be possible to secure adjournment within two weeks, pro vided no differences of any sort de veloped. But most observers believe that at least three more weeks will he required to iron out the remaining difference in the revenue and appro priations bills and enact the several other important measures that still remain to be passed Big Bills Wait.. Among the more important meas ures still to be acted upon by both houses, some of which are likely to cause extended debate, are: The machinery act containing the machinery for the enforcement of many of the provisions In the rev enue and other bills. The school machinery act which (Continued on Page Three). McDonalds Bloc Plans New Fight Dally Dispatch Bureau, In the Sir Walter Hotel. BY J. C. BASKERVILL. Raleigh, March 25—The McDonald- Lumpkin coalition of anti-sales tax ers and lower sales tavers —they have already been deserted by the free spenders —is expected to renew its at tack upon the revenue bill when it comes up for passage on third read ing in the house this afternoon or to night. They are hoping that during the week-end back home, a good many members will change their minds and vote against the hill as it now stands, containing the 3 per cent sales tax with all exemptions removed. They are also counting on support from quite a number of house members who did not stay here for the Friday night and early Saturday morning ses (Contiaued on Pago F!v©s HENDERSON, N. C. MONDAY AFTERNOON, MARCH 25, 1935 War Is Unlikely, Is Borah’s Belief Washington, March 25.— (AP) Senator Borah, who has specializ ed in international affairs during a long career, predicted today that there will be no European war within the near future. The Idahoan, who was for many years Republican chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Commit tee), forecast that, even if there was a European conflict, America would keep out of it. In an interview with the Asso ciated Press. Borah also suggested that the re-arming of Germany might, instead of bring war, lead to a more peaceful Europe. Senate May Add Million To Revenue Money-Raising and Money - Spending Bills at Last Balanc ed in House Vote. Hnllv Dlsiintrh Bnrena, In the Sir Wiilter Hotel. BY C. BA SKERVIIit, Raleigh, March 25 —Even if the sen ate removes some of the taxes written into the. revenue bill by the house, as many think it will, Senator Harris newman, of the senate finance com mittee, believes the senate can add at least $750,000 of additional revenue to the bill and possibly as much as sl,- 380,000, he said here today. Passage of the beer bill by the sen ate—and he thinks the senate will pass It when it comes up tonight or tomorrow —will increase the state revenue from the state beer tax at least $250,000 a year, Newman believes in which most other observers here concur. Senator Newman is also planning to introduce a bill to facili tate the collection of the more than $750,000 of the old 15 cents school tax still owing to the satte by the coun ties. He believes his bill will result in the collection of at least $500,000 of this $750,000 during this next fiscal year. These two items alone will, if enacted, increase the yield in revenue $750,000. Still After Road Money But that is not all. Senator New man is also going to renew his ef (Continued on Page Four) LEAGUE COUNCIL IS CALLED FOR APR. 15 Geneva, March 25 (AP) —The League of Nations today officially convoked Its Council for April 15 to discuss France’s appeal against Germany. _ _ peSkm 10 BRITISH ENVOY Says Germany Has Saved Western Europe From In vasion) of Bolshevism From Russia WAR OR PEACE NOW HINGES ON OUTCOME Hitler Host at Luncheon Be tween Talks With Sir John Simon and Captain An thony Eden; Adequate Army, Navy and Air Fleet Are Demanded Berlin, March 25. —(AP)—Reich fuehrer Hitler, in intimate consulta tion with Sir John Simon, British for eign secretary, was reliably reported today to have insisted that Germany needs an adequate army and a navy capable of controlling the Baltic, with a good sized air fleet as well in or der to defend western European civ ilization from invasion by Russian bolshevism. Hitler was said to have claimed that Nazi Germany has saved Europe from bolshevism. He went into conference this morn ing with Sir John, and at 5 p. m., six and one half hours after the meet ing began, the discussions were still continuing behind tightly closed doors Diplomatic circles said the conver sations were “likely to determine whether Europe turns back toward peace or continued on toward war.” Sir John entreed the chancellory ac companied by Captain Anthony Eden, Biitish lord privy seal; Sir Eric Phipps British ambassador, and a battery of secretaries. Baron Konstantin von Neurath, Reich foreign minister, introduced the British foreign secretary. Foreign diplomats eagerly watched the start of the negotiations, speculat ing on the reichfuehrqr’4 ability' to dicker with Sir jTolin, ah old hand at diplomatic maneuver. An kir of tense excitement prevail ed in the Wilhelmstrasse government offices as the conferees assembled. Several members of the cabinet dodged in and out of the chancellory before the visitors arrived. Many Nazi provincial leaders were in Berlin, ap parently to keep in close touch with developments. Lines of regular and secret police kept traffic moving in the streets outside the chancellory. Police also guarded the British Embassy and the hotel where the British delegates are stopping. The first conference ended at one o’clock this afternoon when Hitler es corted his guests to the dining room for lunch. The subjects discussed dur ing the morning were not immediate ly made public. The conversations were to be re sumed at 3 p. m. to continue until 5 or 6 p. m. ROOSEVELT LEAVING FOR FISHING JAUNT Washington, March 25 (AP) — President Roosevelt decided today to leave late tonight for a fishing cruise off Florida, after receiv ing assurance that Louis M, Howe his secretary, was considerably improved in his serious illness. All State Banks Give Approvals Raleigh, March 25 (AP) —Every State bank in North Carolina has in dicated it intends to take advantage of the new law allowing them to dis card the double liability now exist ing on stockholders in banks, Gurney P. Hood, State bank commissioner, said today. “This law has met with universal approval, and in our opinion, will re establish a market for bank stock in North Carolina,” Hood said. “Most of our banks are now making a profit.” WEATHER FOR NORTH CAROLINA. Mostly cloudy, probably show ers in west and north portions to night and Tuesday; warmer In extreme west portion tonight; cooler Tuesday in. southwest por- t h— i Work-Relief Bill Strikes' Snag When House Declines Consideration Immediately They Talk It Over With Hitler Jlv 4 . 1,. ' iiiillllllili Sir/ Joh* Sir John Simon. British foreign secretary, and Captain Anthony Eden, British lord privy seal, talked for hours and hours with Reichofuelirer Adolf Hitler in the latter’s offices in Berlin today over the shocking events of the past ten days growing out of Hitler’s junking of the Versailles treaty and the restoration of conscrip- Dust And Drought Damage In The Millions In West Government Expert Says Many Acres In Colorado Useless for 100 Years To Come MANY FARMERS ARE ABANDONING LANDS Most Complete Crop Failure In History of Western Plains Region Predicted; ‘ Black Blizzard” Contin ues as Farmers Pray For Rains for Relief Kansas City, March 25. —(API- Southwestern drought damage em braced in abandoned homes, salf starved herds and dust-«mothered crops ran high in the millions today as weather-beaten farmers prayed for a general rain to check ravages of sun and wind. “Many millions of dollars" was the nearest authorities would come to es timating the losses. However, Hubert L. Collins, Denver statistican for the United States De partment of Agriculture, said thous ands of acres of southwestern Color (Contlniied on Pag* Thr*«> mmiBLE Four-Cornered “Battle of the Century” On the Air Hard to Ferret. By CHARLES P. STEWART Central Press Staff Writer Washington, March 25—Future his torians may succeed in explaining some of today’s mystifying political developments. At present they make no more sense than a kaleidoscope. How account, illustratively, for Re covery Chief Donald R. Rlchebrg s re c— Pa£3 T!rroc). PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON EXCEPT SUNDAY™ Captain Eden tion for the German army. Hitler told the Britishers Germany wanted an adequate army and navy and air forme and maintained that Germany has prevented a bolshevik invasion of Western Europe. On the outcome of the deliberations is said to depend whether war in Europe will be near or far away. 1 Landlords Winner In Arkansas Court Little Rock, Ark., March 25. (AP) —In a decision vital to tne protracted share cropper-landlord controversy in eastern Arkansas, the State Supreme Court today held that a tenant could not sue a landlord to enforce the 1934-35 cot ton crop and acreage reduction contracts entered into between the landlord and the United States De partment of Agriculture. W’ith this holding, the high court refused to Issue an injunction to prevent an alleged tenant eviction. SENATORS ‘GANGED’ BY MANYFACTIONS Almost Impossible for Them To Vote Their Own Opinions Honestly. By LESLIE EICHEL Central Press Staff Writer New York, March 21.—Pity the sen ator who desires to be honest in his opinions, who actually seeks to serve the people. He is being "ganged” by all sorts of mass movements on one hand. And on the other hand the admin istration holds a patronage sword over his head. Wall Street, which has been de nouncing those mass movements, a gain has become one of the worst of fenders. Now there is a suggestion that own ers of utilities’ securities march on Washington en masse and intimidate Congress in refusing to pass the bill regulating utilities’ holding companies —the measure which President Roose velt desires passed. Already Congress is wamped with propaganda organized by the utilities. There are earnest and sincere crit ics who believe there is muca wrong with the holding company bai as Lt 8 PAGES , TODAY FIVE CENTS COPY HIE HOUSE VERY ANXIOUS FOR FULL APPROVAL SHORTLY Speaker Says Bill Contains Some “Absolutely Un favorable” Amend ments as It Stands FOE NO NRA ADMITS BUSINESS IMPROVED Farm Leader Wants Dollar Further Devalued; Presi dent’s Secretary Howe Is Much Improved; Supreme Court Advises Against Speeding Up Tests Washington, March 25 (AP) — Hope for final congressional ac tion on the S'J,XSII,IK)O,I)rtI) work-re lief bill by the week-end was ex pressed today by Speaker Byrns, after a talk with President Roose velt. Washington, March 25.—(AP)—The $4,880,000,000 work-relief bill, with Its 31 Senate amendments, today struck, a House snag that delayed any action until tomorrow, despite administra tion desires to get the measure' ! to President Roosevelt by Saturday., > A hurried visit to the Wlhixfe House, by 'Speaker Byrns and . _ Chuifrugn Buchanan of the approprlafionsj chn|- mittee, aroused hope of winding HP congressional action this It made clear also thaht the ad ministration was opposed t*d soopi bi the Senate changes, but l^rml l 'also (Continued on Pace Three! Ho use Asks First Bids Over Bonus Washington, March 25. — (AP) — An urgent plea that President Roosevelt forego any attempt to compromise on the bonus issue until the Senate ha* acted has been made to the White House by an administration leader in the House. Close friends of this member, who asked that neither his name nor theirs be used, disclosed this special plea. Back of it is the complaint by some representatives that the White House has done most of its compromising (Continued on Page Three! Silver Bloc For Speedy Relief BiU Seeks House Appro val as Passed Irt Senate, With Its In flation and All Washington, March 25.—(AP) More than 30 members of the silver Bloc agreed today to attempt to force immediate acceptance of all Senate amendments to the Senate $4,880,000 public works relief bill, including the Thomas silver rider. The group of representatives con ferred with Senator Thomas, Demo crat, Oklahoma, author of the amend ment, and then designated Represen tative Dees, Democrat, Texas, to make a motion on the House floor to con cur with all Senate ameiiauer.lt also appointed a commit cc ic i fer with Speaker Byr.jis t ; 's* e , at we are allowed >ur j] ri fc hte/ ?