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GATEWAY TO CENTRAL CAROLINA TWENTY-SECOND YEAR STORM BREAKS IN CONGRESS ON WEALTH TAX y, r y. 6 y jg jj . u Roosevelt Won ’t Ask For New NRA At This Session Os Congress rS oio mi YET AGREED UPON President Will Rely Upon Wagner Labor Labor Dis putes Bill and Guffey Coal Measure WAGES AND HOURS GO INTO CONTRACT Fatly Leaders Advised of Roosevelt’s Intentions As To Pursuing Recovery Pro gram Without Measure Held Invalid by the Su preme Court Washington. June 25 TAP)—(Defi nite word from President Roosevelt reached Capitol Hill today that since a satisfactory substitute for the old NRA has not been found, Congress, in all probability, coud exxpecl to go home without, enacting a new reeov ery law Authoritative sources said the Pres ident informed congressional chiefs that in place of NRA he will rely upon ♦he Wagner labor disputes and Guffey coal stabilization bills and a mea ,uie allowing the government to fix wage and hour stipulations in its con tracts. That word was given at the White House meeting yesterday after con gressional leaders had asked whether a new and time-consuming fight over th» N’RA would follow the President’s taxes on wealth, 3rd American Dead Os 15 In j Air Collision Medillin, Colombia, June 25 TAP) A third United States citizen died to day of injuries suffered in the crash of twm passenger airplanes here yes terday, bringing to 15 the total num ber of dead and leaving four others seriously injured. The most recent death was that of Alfonso Azaff, a Puerto Rican actor. The two other Americans to die were !Henry Sah’wartz and .Lester W. Strauss. A war ministry commission flew here from Bogota to investigate the tragedy, the worst in South American iir history. EMBASSY BOMBING IS LOCAL POLITICS Mexico, D. F., .fun© 25.—(AP)— the bombing of the United States tmbassay l Sunday night was at tributed unofficially today to per sons wishing to embarrass the government of President Lazaro Cardenas. Ambassador Josephus Daniels, entered no complaint and it was believed that an investigation into the tombing Sunday, which caus~ “d sliglit damage, would be clos. ed* Dry Ruling Mot Halting Liquor Flan Wilson and Ed£e- Counties Continue Wans for Opening I lieir’Stores Raleigh, June 25.—(AP)—A ruling* 'hat the. State local option liquor wtere unconstitutional today* ♦hn red North Carolina dry forces, ; authorities of Wilson and Edge ' rj Mbe counties, which voted over "heimingly for legalization Saturday m -nt ahead with preparations to open ,J 1 ) liquor stores within a few days. Judge J, Paul Frizzelle, at White vilJe yesterday, held that both thw -1... (Continued qu Page JTlvel iienheramt Batin Btapatrh ONLY DAILY NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED IN THIS SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA. Alaska Colonizing Conditions Under Probe h anfare of national notice attended transplanting of many farm families to new lands in the Malang SKa valley in Alaska from wnom now come reports of dissatisfaction and fear of epidemic due to un sanitary conditions and lack of medical attention. Telegram from Patrick J, Hemmer (shown with his tamny, right), and Mrs. I. M. Sandvich (center), who said they represented the colonists, also decried exnormtant food prices, delayed housing, poor roads and political plums. Harry L. Hopkins (left). Re lief administrator. ha 3 been ordered to investigate and report to the Senate. (Central Press) Harrison Outlines Proposed Levy On Fortunes Os R ich Washington* June 25.—(AP)— A storm of controversy burst in Con gress today over President Roose velt’s demand for quick action on his wealth tax program. House Ways and Means Committee Democrats, rebellious at the plan to let the (Senate Finance Committee deft legislation to put the program into effect, threatened open revolt. On the other side of the Capitol, Republicans on the Senate Finance Committee protested hajsty action on the President’s proposal. Chairman Harrison, of the finance committee, said a three-way program GASTGNHAS FIRST PARALYSIS PATIENT I 12 New Cases Reported, Half of Them in Gran ville County Alone Raleigh, June 25.—(AP) — Gaston county today reported its first case of infantile paralysis since May 1 when the State Board of Health was advised of 12 additional cases, mak ing 217 this year and 158 in June. As the list of sufferers continued to mount Tar above ail previous rec ords, Dr. Carl V. Reynolds, State tjfealth officer 1 , sounded a warning that steps should also bet aken to prevent typhoid fever, as 60 cases have been reported in North Caro lina this month- ' “We are supposed to have an im munity against typhoid fever, but there have been 123 cases this year, 60 thus far in June,” the health of ficer said. “Attention is being center ed on trying to check ‘polio,’ tout we should also strive to prevent ty phoid." . Addition of Gaston to the list ot counties reporting infantile paralysis since it flared up seven weeks ago. (Continued on Page Five.) COOLEY TO SPEAK AT TOBACCO MEET Wilson# June 25. —(AP) — W. T. Clark president of the Tobacco As sociation of the United States, today announced that Representative Harold D. Cooley, Democrat, North Carolina, will be the principal speak pr at the association’s annual (ban quet July 2 at White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., July 1, 2 and 3. L ®ASED wire service of the associated press. HENDERSON, N. C. TUESDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 25,1935 to raise $340,000,000 through inherit ance and gift, levies, higher taxes on big incomes and a, graduated cor. poration tax would be added to the pending measure to continue $500,- 000,000 of “nuisance” taxes another year. After a conference with Treasury experts, Harrison said the program would be offered, even though it would mean the nuisance and excise taxes might temporarily lapse at the end of this fiscal year The new inheritance tax, Harrison (Continued on Pace Three* lTquqrflares as Results in Wilson and Edge combe Counties May Have Big Effect Dolly Dispatch Boreas, Iss tlse Sfr Waiter Hotel, BY J c C, BASKERVILIi. Raleigh, June 25.—The liquor ques tion loomed larger than ever as a Statewide political issue here today as the result of the county liquor elections held Saturday in Wilson and Edgecombe counties, where the vote was ten to one in favor of setting up county liquor stores and cour'ty li quor control under the so-called “Pasquotant county* hilkf\ under which 17 counties and two townships were given permission by the 1935 General Assemlbly to hold countywide elections to determine if the people wanted county liquor stores or pre ferred to continue under the wide open bootlegging system now general over the entire State. The fact that the first two counties to hold these elections went “wet” by the tremen dous majority of ten to has had a very definite affect both upon the “wets” and the “drys” here, and es. pecially upon those who until now have been indifferent and inclined to (Onnt.lniio'l nn PajE© ThrM.t GARmInT INDUSTRY CODE IS HELD BACK New York, June 25 (AP) —Reprsen- tatives of the cotto ngarments indus try, meeting in an emergency session brought about by the collapse of NRA, were unable today to agree on a de finite plan for a voluntary code. FIGHT TaL eTtA IN STATE COURTS Will Lay Plans for Battle Toward Reduction in 1937 1 Session of Legislature MERCHANTS NOT TO RUN ANY CANDIDATE Court Fight Would Last Al most Until Next Legislature and Probably Then Go Against Them, Upset State Finances and Hurt Cause in General Hally Disfiateß Bareas. In the Sir Walter Hotel, BY J. C. BASKERVILL. Raleigh, June 25.—The North Car olina Merchants Association is not going to fight the sales tax in the courts, nor it is going to put an anti, sales tax ticket for governor and lieutenant governor in the field next spring, it was apparent following the meeting here yesterday of the direc tors of the State association. This does not mean that all the merchants have become reconciled to the sales tax and are no longer op posed to it. There are thousands of merchants still as toitterly opposed to the sales tax as ever and there were plenty of the directors of the State association here yesterday who were still opposed to it. But they realized that the tax is on the statute books for anoth retwo years, that no other body than the General Assembly can (Continued on Face Five) Would Stop Bulk Liquor Shipments Into Dry States Washington, June 25 (AP) —A pro hibition of shipment of liquor in bulk into states in violation of their re spective liquor laws is being urged by Virginia delegation in Congress, un der leadership of Representative A. J Montague, of Richmond, and A. Willis Robertson, of Lexington. They were requested by Virginia authorities to see that amendments are offered to the pending Sumner Doughton bills curbing the practice. WC4THIT FOR NORTH CAROLINA. Slightly warmer in extreme west portions tonight and Wednes day. PROTECTORATE OVER ETHIOPIA DEMANDED IN ITALIAN PROGRAM Mussolini Will Consider No “Patched=Up” Settlement Os East African Dispute EDEN TALKS AGAIN WITH THE DICTATOR Meantime, Ethiopia Sends Note to Rome Rejecting Italian Charges That Ethio pia Is Grabbing Province of Jimma, Claimed as Her Territory Already Rome, June 25.—(AP) —Captain An thony Eden, crossing the strong will of Premier Benito Mussolini, pressed today for an avowal of Italy’s inten tions toward Ethiopia. Great Britain’s special envoy and Geoffrey Thompson, British expert on African affairs, conferred with the Italian under secretary of foreign af fairs Ibefore another interview with II Duce himself. British circles said the preliminary conference was called to determine to what extent Eden might question Mussolini on his East African po licies. Italian official circles describe II Duce as impatient at the idea of stat ing Italy’s already well defined view point on the East African controversy but it was agreed that some main points of the Italian policy might be brought sharply to the foreground. These were: 1. Italy will not consider any “pat ched up” settlement of her differences with Ethiopia, such as territorial con. cessions. ! 2. Italy will be satisfied with noth ing less than a protectorate over Ethoipia, backed by Italy’s strong military organization, and Ethiopia’s expulsion from the League of Nations on the ground that she has violated membership. ETHIOPIA SENDS SHARP NOTE TO THE ITALIANS Addis Ababa, June 25- —‘(AP)—-The Ethiopian government, in a note to Italy today, rejected as “non-perti nent” Italian charges that Ehiopia was making the sultanate of Jimma another province of the empire. The note was dispatched in reply to Italian representations made June 23, in which the Italian government “took cognizance” of steps the Ethio pian government was taking to make Jimma another province under its di rect administration. Italy insisted she had rights in Jim ma as a consequence of treaties con cluded (directly with Sultant Abba Jiffar, and expressed formal reserves concerning the new situation. The Ethiopian empire replied that Jimma has always been an integral part of the empire administered un der the authority of the central gov ernment like other provinces. Neither Democrats Nor Re publicans Relish Stir He Has Created By LESLIE EICHEL Central Press Staff Writer New York, June 25.—A strange thing has occurred in regard to the charges of Ewing Y. Mitchell, ousted assistant secetary of commerce. Neither Republicans nor Democrats desired to hear them. But third party possibilities are giving them great heed. Mitchell attacked the shipping lob by. It is one of the most powerful. Its influence has been equally strong under Republican and Democratic ad ministration. •; But the queerest part of it all is that President Roosevelt himself may be, consciously or unconsciously, like ly in the end to be on the side of Mitchell rather than on the side of his secretary of commerce, Daniel C. Roper. The President urged not long ago that ship sulbsides be in the open instead of camouflaged, as at present UNDERSTANDABLE ? The President, in these rush.hour (Continued on Page Two) PUBLISHED EVERY AFTBRNOOE EXCEPT MONDAY, Mitchell Blames Him Hi i " ' Jill p||PjPfk J f homas J. Pendergast Thomas J. Pendergast, above, of Kansas City, Democratic political boss of Missouri, ia blamed by Ewing Y. Mitchell for his dis missal as U. S. assistant secretary of commerce. The above photo of Pendergast is his most recent. Amoskeag Sueing For $2,500,000 Concord, N H., June 25.—TAP) — The Amoskeag Manufacturing Com pany, of Manchester, largest single cotton textile unit of its kind, today brought suit in Federal court against the government for $2,500,000, charg ing that the cotton processing and floor taxes were unconstitutional. The suit, brought against Peter M. Gagne, of Somersworth, as collector of internal revenue for New Hamp shire, claims that $2,170,628 was paid to the government from August, 1933,- to March, 1935. The Amoskeag company contended in its suit, the first of its kind brought in the United States District Court in New Hampshire, that the taxes were unlawfully assessed and unlawfully collected. Gagne was cited to appear before the court in September, when the case against the government will be introduced. <* RECORD PEACE-TIME NAVAL BILL SIGNED Washington. June 25. —(AP) President Roosevelt today sign ed the navy appropriations bill providing a record peace-time fund for naval construction. Local Units Must Enforce Wine Statute " «• Raleigh. June 25 (AP)—A. F. Sea well, attorney general of North Caro lina, today notified Garrett and Com pany, wine makers of New York, that it is the duty of local peace authori ties ot enforce the new wine law and his department has no power or au thority to deal with the situation. Garrett & Company wrote Mr. Sea well saying it had been advised it was illegal to ship wine into the State when it was manufactured outside the State but that such beverages “are being indiscriminately shipped into State and publicly sold in apparent violation of the State law.” “The State of North Carolina has no Department of Justice, no central or other agency for the enforcement (Continued on Page Five) 8 PAGES TODAY FIVE CENTS COPY DEMOCRAT LEADERS START ACTION FOR PASIG NEW BILL Senate Finance Committee Meets To Map Course in Keeping With Roose velt Wishes NUISANCE TAX MAY HAVE SHORT STAY Sixty or Ninety Days Exten sion Planned To Give Time for Wealth Levies To Be Tacked Onto Re-Enact ment of That Tax; House Jealous of Rights Washington, June 25—(AP)—House Ways and Means Democrats threat ened today to kick over the traces on the weatlh distribution tax pro. gram agreed to last night by Presi dent Roosevelt and congressional leaders, Witli Republicans vigorously pro testing against haste, Chairman Har rison called his Senate Finance Com mittee to meet late today to map a course of procedure in accordance with the President’s decision to seek action at this session. The House situation was such that Speaker Byrns was called in to talk with the committee Democrats in a secret session this afternoon, urging upon them the idea of extending ex isting nuisance taxes for 30 to 90 days, so the Senate could go ahead and draft the new wealth distribu tion tax schedules. Unless the nuisance taxes are ex*- tended before June 30, the govern ment will lose more than $1,500,000 a day in revenue. Several memibers of the House com mittee, however, expressed in force ful language their objections to any move to let the Senate write ths new tax measure. One leading Democrat remarked: “It puts the House in a cheap light of yielding is perogatives on tax questions which were given to it by the Constitution. I would say that whoever advanced that suggestion doesn’t think particularly highly of the House and its dignity.” Hugli Johnson New Works Director In State ot New York Washington, June 25*—(AP) — Hugh S. Johnson, former NRA administrator, today was appoint, ed works progress administrator for New York City. The appointment was announc ed by Harry L, Hopkins, works progress administrator of the s*,- 000,000,000 works fund. Republicans Charge Politics Some Say Administra tino Fears Courts By CHARLES P. STEWART Central Press Staff Writer Washington, June 25. — Plans are discussed and discussed and discuss ed, for a start on the expenditure of President} Roosevelt’s 4,880-million dollar recovery-relief fund —but the expenditure don’t start, somehow. The Republican explanation is that the administration deliberately is stalling, with a view to keeping the bulk of the 4,880-million intact until the eve of the 1936 campaign, then releasing it in a perfect flood, which it expects, according to G. O. P spokesmen, to sweep it into office again in November. Another surmise is that administra tionists ate afraid to start spending lest Republican strategy succeed in putting an immediate stop to it, pend ing a long court fight over constitu. tionality. RESTRAINING ORDER? Presumably the method of tying up the program would be for some tax payer to seek a federal court restrain ing order against further expendi tures. Should he obtain one, it would be a dictatorial-looking proceeding for the administration to disregard it. (Continued on Page Two,).