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gateway TO CENTRAL CAROLINA TWENTY-SECOND YEAR WALLACE TELLS FARMERS TO HOLD ON TO TAX STATE CONVENTION OF PATRIOTIC SONS IS OPENED IN CITY 150 More Visitors Expected for Two-Day Gathering Being Held In Henderson mayor and others EXTEND A WELCOME Sessions Are Held in Com pany C Armory; Lieuten ant-Governor A. H. Gra ham To Be Chief Speaker at Banquet Tonight; Busi ness Sessions Tomorrow With a representation expected to reio* 1 IPO in all the annual State con vfntior of the Patriotic Order Sons of America was opened here this aft emcon at 2 o'clock for a two-day gathering' The sessions are being held in the Company C Armory. Mayor Irvine B Watkin* and others representing various local organiza tion? spoke brief welcome to the visitor? at the opening session this 9e*e-rron aprt tonight the annual banquet will be held in the basement of the Methodist church, with Lieutenant Governor A. Iv Graham as the chief speaker. A ball will follow the dinner and will be held in the armory A business session tomorrow morn ing and another in the afternoon will end the convention. J T Graham, of Cleveland. Rowan county. State president of the order, is presiding over the session. The election of new officers for the com ing year will be held tomorrow morn ing. In addition to the welcome address by Mayor Watkins, this afternoon's program included other greetings by T P Gholson representing the Red Men; A W Gholson, Jr., representing the Junior Order; Rev. I. W. Hughes, the Pythians. J C. Kittrell, for the (Continued on Page Eight) Virgin Is. Inquiry Is Postponed S’ Ihomas, Virgin Island, May 14. AJ)—a senatorial investigation in to the administration of the Virgin -si-ir,(j, today was suddenly postponed until October. Senate! Reynolds. Democrat, North -arolira. chairman of the senatorial SL ' .commute*, took the adjournment upon the authority of Senator Tyd- Democrat., Maryland, of the full ‘ committee. Lack of time was #h"en as the reason . rhp Noith Carolina senator prom that the full Senate committee , ' c °rne here in the fall for an austive inouiry into charges and against the supporters of Paul Pierson. Kockingham In (Quandary Over Liquor County Put In One and Omitted From Other of Assembly’s Ciquor Laws May 14.—(AP)—The ques conrt 0 / status of Rockingham er ' ’ -yzy under liquor 1m c' r the General Assembly has a i ltor L H Fltts - of recorder’s ; i„ V a Leaksville, to ask a con- V l ' e of ab cases in which persons lh t-t, dtpPd with violation of the Tur torlay ' proh * b ition law, he wrote here . ( lt "d Stacy W. Whde, secre cy , t '’ ' to forward him a copy cLu,', • K, "" r ,aw at once, so he could mne what action should be ,j' r ' m such cases. tlf solicit or said ne had been in. (Continued On Pagv, Four.) HrmYrrsmt Datlit Btsmrtrh L.BASBD WIRE SERVICE OE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. State President of P. O. S. A. sSssssj J. T. GRAHAM of Cleveland, Rowan county STATE WILL SHARE IN JOBJNSURANCE Last-Minute Bill Passed by Legislature Furnishes the Authority Dally Disiiatch Bureau, In the Sir Waiter Hotel. Raleigh, May 14.—North Carolina will share in any Federal unemploy, ment insurance plan that may be set up by Congress as the result of the last-minute enactment of a law to per mit the governor and Council of State to set up whatever State machinery may be required. In the closing hours of the legislature Saturday this bill was almost overlooked in the rush and in the controversy over the county liquor control bills. But today this law which will enable the State to re ceive at least SBO,OOO of Federal funds as soon as Congress passes the pres ent Social Security Act, and more for the succeeding years, was being point ed to here as one of the major pieces of legislation adopted during the en tire session. As a result of the enaction of this law, the State will also be able to get up to 90 per cent of all the rev enue colteeted in the State by the Federal government from the Federal government from the Federal payroll tax which will be impsed under the (Continued nr> Paso Two ) PRINCESS BARBARA BECOMES COUNTESS Reno, Navada, May 14 (API—In a solemn Presbyterian ceremony, wit nessed only by her parents and a few close friends, Princess Barbara Huton Mdivani today became the Countess Kurt Haugwitz-Reventlow. The fa mous couple was married by the Rev- William Moll Case, of the Reno Fede rated church, in the five minute book common worship service. Fifteen Miners Injured In Battle Os Pickets And Miners At Wilkesbarre, Pa. Wilkesbarre, Pa., May 14.—(AP) — Fifteen miners were injured today in a battle between pickets, miners and State police at the Nottingham mine of the Glen Alden Coal Company at nearby Plymouth. Police reported that several cars of miners on route to the colliery were stoned before daybreak. The disorder was resumed as the men prepared to go into the mine. Clubs and stones were hurled. State police also were rushed by the pickets, it was said, and shooting broke out. Five wounded men were taken to hospitals. ONLY DAILY Speaks to P. O. S. A. Here Tonight |i|§ i, %. » '•••-•a# 1 --:-:- jflß II jjflc ‘f H, GRAHAM of Hillsboro, lieutenant-governor of North Carolina tostopeSon ON LIQUOR LIKELY State Administration Will Sit T ight for Present and See What Outcome Might Be NO EXT R ASSESS ION IS PROBABLE SOON View In Official Circles Is Legislature Enacted Worst of Half Dozen Different Liquor Plans It Considered; Issue to Head for State Supreme Court. Dally Dispatch Bnreaa, In the S|r Walter Hotel. BY J. C. BASKERVILL. Raleigh, May 14.—N0 special session of the General Assembly will be call ed to deal with the liquor situation, at least no time in the near future, It was learned today from a source very close to the administration. Tne pres, ent policy is for the State government to sit tight and see how the various county election go—if any are held— before making any move for a special session to enact a Statewide liquor control plan. If it becomes necessary later on to hold a special session of the General Assembly to deal with measures which Congress may enact. (Continued on Page Two) Shipyard Strike May Extend Over Entire Country Camden, N. J., May 14.—(AP) — Striking employees of the New York Shipbuilding Corporation an nounced today they will make an effort to tie up everyj shipyard in the country in sympathy strikes. John Green, executive secretary of the local union of shipyard workers, said: “Plans afre being made to poll the workers In the other nine lo cals of the union throughout the country to see whether they will go out in sympathy with us. We want to close the yards in Ches ter, Wilmington, Bath, Me., New Inndon, Conn., Quincy, Mass.: Newport News. San Pedro, San Francisco and San Diego, Cal. About ten others wer taken to their homes after medical attention for minor injuries. Members of the United Mine Work ers of America and the United An thracite Mines of Pennsylvania have been in controversy in Luzerne coun ty for several months. A strike was called at Glen Alden collerles in February by the anthra cite miners, organized several years ago after a break with the parent union over policies. The strike was called in demand for recognition of the new union. JMEAVSIARLR PUBLISHED IN THIS SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA HENDERSON, N. C. TUESDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 14, 1935 INDUSTRY SHOULD ABOLISH TARIFFS, SECRETARY FEELS Advises Growers From South and West To Swing On To Present Proces sing Levy FARMERS LOUD WITH PRAISE OF THE AAA Expect To Hear Roosevelt Address to Them During Afternoon; Wallace De scribes Mass Meeting As “Most Inspiring” He Had Ever Attended Washington, May 14.—(AP)—A plea to hold on to the agricultural pro cessing tax until industry removes the tariff was sounded today by Secre tary Wallace to a mass meeting of upwards of 3,000 farmers from the West and South. The planters and ranchers who came here with the avowed intention of voicing to the country their sup port of the AAA. looked forward to hearing an address from President Roosevelt at the White House later in the afternoon. They received Wallace’s remarks enthusasitically. especially when he described the mass meeting as “the most inspiring” he ever had attended. Roosevelt Deluged By Bonus Plea Washington, May 14-—(AP) A streatn of messages urging President Roosevelt to approve or veto the Pat man cash (bonus bill continued pour into the White House today as the Senate approached a roll call on send ing the disputed legislation to the President for formal approval. The White House reported that a larger proportion of the messages re. ceived in the last 24 hours favored a (Continued on Pace Komi FOUR PERISH WHEN FARM HOUSE BURNS Birmingham, Ala., May 14. (AP) —Four persons died and a fifth was seriously burned today in a fire which destroyed a farm house near Bradford, Ala. SKY TRAIN PAUSES AT KEY WEST, FLA. Key West, Fla., May 14.—(AP)— The international sky train, enroute from (Miami to Havana, landed here today aF noon for fuel and customs clearance and will leave about 1:30 p. m., for the Cuban capital. The trip was made without incident and the pilots said they anticipated no troulble on the 90-mile hop. NEWBRIDGEOVER SOUND IS LIKELY Highway Commission Can cels Negotiations for Wright Bridge In the Sir Walter Hotel. Dally Dlapateh Bnreaa, BY J. C. DASKERVILIi. Raleigh, May 14. —All negotiations for the purchase of the Wright Mem orial bridge over Currituck Sound have been cancelled by the State Highway and Public Works Commis sion, and the commission is now ex pected to proceed with its plans to build an entirely new bridge across the sound, it was learned here today. At its meeting here last week the members of the commission adopted a resolution cancelling all offers that have Ibeen made to the owners of the (Continued on Page Two) WEATHER FOB NORTH CAROLINA. Showers tonight, probably cleatr ing Wednesday morning; cooler Wednesday and iA north and west portions tonight Asks New U. S. Trial f > SuL. HBg' • ■’ •• H If \ gUT • HL ' '-'M, l lEk '"j gPl* ggtfgg It Gr?Ver Cleveland Bergdoll (above), millionaire draft evader in exile in Germany, again offers to return to United States for trial by civil jury If government sets aside court mar tial sentence. His wife and mother aza asking Presfdent Roosevelt’s aid. (Central Prets) 3fol«EßSir WASHINGTON SHOUT APPROVAL FOR MR Leaders Say It Is First Time In History Group Has Come to Thank Government WALLACE IS GIVEN A GREAT OVATION Tar Heels Take Prominent Part In Great Gathering and Praise Efforts of Ad ministration That Brought Prosperity To Them In Fall of 1934 Washington, May 14.—(AP)—Three thousand farmers from the South and the West, jammed Constitution Hall today, shouted praise of the AAA and looked forward to hearing an address in the afternoon by President Roose. velt. Yelling wildly, the farmers stood and cheered for several minutes while their convention chairman, W. H. Robertson, of Alabama, asserted: “This is probably the first time in history when a group has visited this city merely for the sake of thanking a great President and his administra tion for their helpfulness." On the platform with him was Sec 'Cnntlnnad on Pago Tbrwii Major John Colien, Atlanta Democrat And Editor, Dies Atlanta, Ga., May 14.—(AP) —Major John Sanford Cohen, 65, who rose from reportorial ranks to become one of the nation’s outstanding editors and a leader in the Democratic party, is dead. Major Cohen, vice-chairman of the Democratic National Committee, pre sident and editor of the Atlanta Jour nal, and former United States senator from Georgia, died at his residence here last night after an extended ill ness. Ethiopia Fears Hostilies With Italy In September; Italy*s Army Is 950,000 Addis Abaiba, Ethiopia, May 14. — (AP) —Fears that hostilities between Ethiopia and Italy would begin in September, when the rainy season ends, were expressed in government circles today when word was received of Italy’s action in mobilizing 200,000 more troops. ITALY WILL HAVE ALMOST MUTTON MEN UNDER ARMS Rome. May 14.—(AP)—Jtaly may have 950,000 troops mobilized by Fri day, it was indicated today as her re lations with Ethiopia wavered be tween conciliation and increased bel ligerency. A pnwrnmpnt spokesrmß.p. announc PUBLJSHHD EVERY AFTERNOON KXCHPT SUNDAY. SENATE REFUSES TO INVESTIGATE FARLEY AS HUEY LONG ASKS Flying Dnce Kc’ ■ fggjflS # . : Jg§ > » S llw My> HJF ; Piloting transport plane, Premier Mussolini flew with staff from Romo to Florence for important confer ence with Chancellor Schusnigg of Austria. II Duce, who has long flown sport planes, is now an expe rienced airliner pilot. (Central Preas) ioEsslwT VERY SURLY MOOD Wouldn’t Pass Any More Roosevelt Schemes If It Dared Not To. By CHARLES P. STEWART Central Press Staff Writer Washington, May 14.—Congress is in a surly mood. Yet it is doubtful that the lawmak ers have the courage of their major ity inclination. If they can muster up the nerve to do it, unquestionably they will ad journ without enacting much more of the legislation demanded by President Roosevelt, in the course of his recent radio chat with the country in ful fillment of his reform program. But can they? It is extremely doubt ful. ROOSEVELTIAN ADVANTAGE President Roosevelt does possess nerve. When he has occasion to call on it, for the purpose of some defi nite show-down, there is no danger that it will wobble. Congress’ nerve, however, is collec tive. It has to be gathered together. Moreover, it is a poor quality of nerve, on an average. A few senators and representatives very likely do have, man for man, as the president’.’ hut it is a nerve which is diluted by the lack of the same quality in their fellow solons. Capitol Hill’s average, then, is low. Politicians notoriously are cowardly—not all of (Continued on Page Two) ing that memibers of the class of 1912 had received mobilization orders, re ferred to Ethiopia’s “evident attitude of hostility.” He added that while Italy is prepared to name conciliators to promote settlmeent of the East African dispute, under, the arbitration treaty of 1928, she would not do so until assurance of like intentions has been received from Emperor Hailee Salassie. It was learned British pressure to force, conciliation and prevent the is sue from embarrassing the League of Nations Council was far from pleasant to Premier Mussolini, but chat he fi nally acceded to the concilaiion pro posals when ■p’rapee hn .ivd IL.m 8 PAGES TODAY FIVE CENTS C9PIS Vote Is 62 To 20 Against Any Inquiry Into Con* duct of the Post master-General NEW AFFIDAVIT IS OFFERED BY LONG But It Has No Noticeable In fluence; No Democrat Votes for Resolution, and Some Republicans Merely Want All Suspicion To Be Removed Washington, May 14.—(AP)— The Senate refused to investigate Post master General Farley, as proposed by Senator Long, Democrat, Louisiana. The vote against the investigation was 62 to 20. The Long resolution was defeated after the Louisianan had introduced a new affidavit in his campaign a gainst the postmaster general, and Chairman McKellar, of the post of fice committee had asserted > Long was “trying to destroy the character of a man who doesn’t agree with him.” The Louisianan had charged Far ley, *•**•* also is chairman "of the Democratic National Committee, with seven specific acts of alleged, wrong doing, including the use of j*is In fluence to change government con tracts with private firms, and £benflt ting indirectly through publift Works jobs. ‘ 1 A majjority of the Senate Post Of fice Committee had made an advance report on th resolution bhv MArch‘,B* • contending Long had (based his a& cusation entirely on “hearsay and ryt mor” and had not presented a cats#.? warranting an inquiry. ; j. , , ; , * A minority, composed ot JMpubiih cans and the Progressive Senator ali-'f Foilette, of Wisconsin,, agreecL: twa£ Long had failed to furbish sufficient; evidence, but favored the i|&; “allay suspicion in the, pctblic TihindtJ- Not a single Democrat yojtftd resolution, but Senator WneSlei*. Democrat, Montana, was paired for it.' Chevrolet Strike In Ohio Ends Toledo, Ohio, May 14. —(AP)— Tha there weeks strike at the Chevrolet automobile plant here ended today and plant officials moved quickly to return to full speed production. The union workers, who voted 732 to 385 to end the strike, were divided, however, in their opinion of the set tlement. James Roland, chairman of the strike committee, described the result as a “dirty deal.” The vpte followed a stormy meet ing, during which Francis J. Dillon, American Federation of Labor or ganizer for the automobile industry, once declared the local United Auto mobile Workers Federal Union sus pended from the national org&niz** tion. Philippines Nearly Unit For Charter No Trouble In Elec tion for Constitution; To Lead To Islands’ Freedom . s, Manila, P. 1., MJay 14.—(AF>—A tremendous majority for the f. .-op >sed Philippine constitution, unde- which the Philippines will be wean..i lrom American supervision, was s own in early returns tonight from u. :iai 'n wide plebiscite. Twenty.nine Manila pv u, -is vot ed 5,423 for ratificatLi o ct m monwealth charter, anc. ns’ i. The vote was cast withe , ow >i* the rumortJ violent*. ; j u,it extremists, represented ; electorate in tr. ore:.