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gateway TO CENTRAL CAROLINA TWENTY-SECOND YEAR SAYS CONSUMER WILL PAY COST OF UTILITY LOBDY ********** #»*»**»»»# ***** * ** * * %319 sflgfl| Selassie’s Desperate Plea Makes War A Certainty, Rome Thinks TeiSSrise IB DEFEND NATION New Patriotic Society Spon taneously Springs Into Being In African Empire BRITAIN’S EFFORTS FOR PEACE PUSHED Cabinet Meeting Considers Country’s Attitu.de In East African Crisis; Japan As sures Italy She Will Not In terfere in the Controversy Addis Ababa. July 19.—(AP)—Em percr Haile Selassie's militant call to his people to defend Ethiopia’s inde pendence “to the death" arouse fer vent demonstrations of enthusiasm today. The cheers and cries of she almost fanatical tribal warriors resounded in Her.eliV: Square—its dust trodden by the bare feet of provincial soldiers learning the rudiments of modern war fare where leaders from all classes of life organized a new pa triotic society. Ministers cf state, leaders of the clergy, military chieftians and other dignitaries united in sponsoring the society Amour Pour la Patrie" (love tor the country") in response to the emperor's demand: ‘Soldiers, traders, peasants, young and old men and women: Unite and cooperate for the defense of your country.” The blackbearded “king of kings and conquering lion of Judah" turned his personal attention immediately to his army, announcing the promotion of several officers, with whom he of fered to shed his own life's blood, if need be. for independence from Italy. BOME THINKS EMPEROR’S STAND MAKES WAR SURE Home. July 19.— (AP)—Italian un. official circles asserted today that. Emperor Haile Selassie’s exhortation tc his people to “fight to the last man" rendered certain an armed set (Cnnhunwl nn Page Two) Fugitive In Gaston Slain By 2 Police Gastonia, July 19.— (AP)—Jimmy Chalk alias Jimmy Johnson, escaped convict from York, S. C.. was •hot and instantly killed at the en trance of city hall here at 5:25 c’clock this morning by Patrolman J. Ed Armstrong after the Negro had attempted to takfe Armstrong’s gun, a od had knocked another patrolman, Brocks Parrish, down, and was at tempting to get the officer’s gun. The local officers had picked Chalk up a few minutes earlier a few blocks from the city hall on advices from Tcrk county officials, who said he es caped from the York chaingang yes terday and was a desperate character. Chalk gave no trouble until he was teir.g taken from the car to the city jail. Suddenly he attacked Patrolman Armstrong and got the officer’s gun °ut of the holster. When Patrolman Parrish jumped from the car to go to Armstrong’s assistance. Chalk attack ed him. knocking him down and mak. ' n £ an effort to get Parrish’s gun, w -ich, however, was locked in the bolster. It was while the Negro was a.t'Cut to take Parrish’s gun that Arm strong shot him- Cabinet In Greece Topples In Crisis .Athens, Greece, July 19.—(AP)— cabinet resigned in a Oiock today. : -'- p cabinet was headed by Premier Panayoti Tsaldaris. Fi cabinet ministers who favor *'• General George Kondylis, war min " a!. m support of his project for an f-PHy restoration of the monarchy, - mi agreed to ask the premier for an "(it>qui VUI . : ,p’ statement of his at. titude. IHtfttiteraim UaUit Utapatrii ONLY DAILY NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED IN THIS SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA. * , l.iiH ABBOCIATHD PRESS. Five Robbers Take s4B,oooLoot From Chester,Pa.,Snatch No-ing Yesman llllr * ' PW® filililililllik Wp; M * 111 !» V Diplomats are supposed to be ths more boys” of their governments, but Yetaro Sugimura (above), Japanese ambassador to Italy, is giving one version of his conversation with Premier Musso lini«#ver Japanese attitude toward Italb-Ethiopian war, and Japanese foreign office is giving another. Europe’s chancellories are reading deep significance in their difference. (Central Press) MANY OBSTACLES 10 TEACHERS’ PAY \ McDonald Has Pointed Way However, in Using Emer gency Fund HALF OF IT NEEDED Governor and Council of State Fear Lest Some Later Emergency Might Arise To Require Funds Also Dally Dispatch Bnreaa, In the Sir AVnlter Hotel. BY J. C. HASKERVILL. Raleigh, July 19.—While Dr. Ralph W. McDonald, of Forsyth county, has undoubtedly pointed out one possible solution of the controversy that has been raging over teachers’ salaries and over who was responsible for the State School Commission not having enough money to give every teacher a 20 per cent salary increase, there are still obstacles in the path of his proposals If Governor J. C. B. Eh ringhaus shoiitd accede to Dr. Mc- Donald’s suggestion that the differ ence needed to guarantee every teach er a 20 per cent salary increase be appropriated from the State emer gency fund t 0 augment the school fund, all the members of the Council of State would have to agree. It might be rather difficult to get all the members of this Council of State, composed of all the elected consti. tutional State officials to do this, de spite the fact that all of them come up for renomination and re-election rCnntinnMl on Page Threnl The capital was full of rumors, one of which said several members of the army air force demanded that the government declare a monarchy im mediately. Premier Tsaldaris denied the report. » .. An authoritative source said that Mavor Kotsias was en route to Lon don with a message from the premier ?o former King George, asserting Jhat the movement for a monarchy restoration was finding an unfavor able response in republican groups. HENDERSON, N. C. FRIDAY AFTERNOON, JULY 19, 1935 Masked Men Raid Bank Just Before Payroll Mon ey Is Sent to Indus trial Plants EMPLOYEES, PATRONS COVERED WITH GUNS Forced To Lie on Floor While Hold-Up Gang Scoops Up Cash; Sedan Used in Robbery Bore Deh aware License; Flight Is Toward Philadelphia Chester, Pa., July 19. —(AP) — Five robbers today held up a branch of the Delaware County National Bank and fled with $48,000. t The hold-up men, all masked, cov ered employees and patrons with guns, forcing them to lie oh the floor They scooped the money from the cashier’s cage and fled in an auto mobile. The branch bank handles the pay roll money for several industrial plants here and in nearby Marcus Hook Police said the hold-up was timed to take place just before the money was sent to the plants. Police said they learned the sedan in which the robbers fled bore Delaware li cense plates and Headed north in the direction of Philadelphia. $1,117,930 REQUESTED FOR FT. BRAGG JOB Washington- July 19. —(AP) The War Department today ask ed the Works Relief Adminictra tion for $1,117,930 for improve ments at Fort Bragg, near Fay etteville, N. C. The largest single item in the proposed program calls for expen diture of $363,175 for rehabilita tion of barracks. Bankhead's Cotton Act Held Void Sherman, Texas, July 19 (AP) — Federal Judge Randolph Bryant, today ruled the Bankhead cotton control act unconstitutional. He signed an order granting an in junction against its enforcement. Doctor and Guard Face Only Misdemeanor; Arguments Are Beguin Charlotte, July 19.—(AP)—Charges of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, brought against Dr. C. S. McLaughlin, former prison camp physician, and R. C. Rape,! former guard, in connection with alleged cruelty to two Negro prisoners, were dismissed in superior court here to day by Judge Wilson Warlick. Judge Warlick declined to dismiss the charge as to Henry C. Little, for mer superintendent of the camp, and third defendant in the trial. The judge’s action left Dr. Mc- Laughlin and Rape facing only a charge of neglect of duty, a misde meanor- Dismissal of the charges came after completion of evidence in the case, which has been on trial here for near ly two weeks. Arguments of attor neys were begun after a short re cess. Yviathir FOR NORTH CAROLINA. Generally) fair tonight a»d Sat urday, except probably local. thundershowers Saturday after, noon in southwest portion; slight ly warmer Saturday in northwest portion. , ’Unknowing’ ’Hero’ 1 g p I - ( Mystery surrounds story that Mid shipman E. W. Wood, one of large group of United States Naval Acad emy students visiting Berlin, saved woman from attack during anti- Semitic riots there. Wood now denies all knowledge of affair, as do German police. United States diplomatic agents are investigating. (Central Press) Ire is one of BEST TAX SOURCES IN THE STATE NOW Ranks High Among Coun ties, With Mecklenburg and Forsyth Standing at Head of List HIGH UP IN LISTS ON THE SALES TAX Also Pays Considerable Mo ney in Income Tax; Guil ford and Durham, in Order Named, Are Next to Lead ers; Statistics Are An nounced by Maxwell Dally Dispatch Bareai, In the Sir Walter Hotel. BY J. C, BASKERVILL. Raleigh, July 19. Mecklenburg county pays more taxes into the State treasury than any other one county in North Carolina, according to the fig ures released today by Commission er of Revenue A. J. Maxwell, show ing tax collections by counties under the various schedules for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1935. During this period Mecklenburg county, including the city of Charlotte, of course, con tributed $2,444,443 to the State treas ury under the five principal tax sche dules, as follows: Private tax $ 104,313 Franchise tax 1,047,402 Income tax 596,440 Sales tax 648,019 Beer tax 48,269 Total $2,444,443 In these five tax schedules, Mteck lenburg led all the other counties in the amounts collected with the one (Continued on Page Six) Liquor Store For Franklin Being Talked In the S|r Walter Hotel, Dally Dispatch Bnream, BY J. C. BASKERVILL. Raleigh, July 19—At least one li quor store and perhaps several will be opened in Franklin county in the near future, despite the fact that the citizens of Franklin county were de_ nied the right t 0 vote on whether or not a county liquor control system and county liquor stores would be set up, it was learned here today from a reliable source. Franklin county is the only one of the 19 counties included in the Pasquotank and New Hanover county liquor bills which was not per mitted to hold an election, since Su perior Court Judge Clawson L. Wil liams granted an injunction which en (Conttnued on Page Five) Muddled Condition Foreign Commerce Is Hurting Cotton Ascar Johnson, AAA Cot ton Pool Manager, Re turns from Trip of Investigation TRAVELS ABROAD BY PRESIDENTS ORDER Says Europe Is Trying To Develop Sources of Cotton Supply in Other Nations Where Trade Situation Is More Favorable To Their Use Washington. July 19 (AP) —Oscar Johnson, AA. A cotton pool manager, after a visit in Europe at the direc tion of the President, investigating conditions affecting foreign markets for American cotton, said the out standing fundamental factor reduc ing cotton exports and destroying for eign markets is the international com mercian or trade situation. # Reviewing the international cotton situation in a letter to Senator Bank head, Democrat, Alabama, made pub lie today. Johnson said: “For some time to come, Europe will be compelled to take a considerable quantity of American cotton but will continue her efforts to promote pro duction of cotton with countries with which European nations enjoy more favorable trade relations, and will con tinue her efforts to improve and in crease production of artificial fibres until and unless America sees fit to make use of her greatest asset, namely her buying and consuming power. “I do not intend to suggest that we should abolish tariffs and expose American industry, both capital and labor, to ruthless competition with cheap foreign labor. I believe that a careful study of our tariffs and a re vision of those laws so as to permit, the importation of those commodities which are not seriously or materially (Continued on Page Eight) North Carolina’s Navy, Its Fighting Boat, Is Salvaged Raleigh, July 19. —(AP) —North Car olina’s “navy”, the good ship John A. Nelson, has been raised from the bot tom of the ocean just off Ocracoke, and will be repaired immediately, R Bruce Etheridge, director of the De partment of Conservation! and De velopment, was notified today. Captain John A. Nelson, State fish eries commissioner, told of the rais ing of his namesake in a letter to Mr. Etheride today. The boat sank Sunday in 15 feet of water, and after it was raised it was found that the intake pipe had broken, causing the leak, which sank the boat quickly. PARALYSISSHIS 9 CASES FOR DAY Total for Year 405; Increase In Virginia Brings Warning There Raleigh, July 19.—(AP)—Nine cases of infantile paralysis were reported from as many North Carolina coun ties today to make 405 sufferers in the State in this year’s record-break, ing flare of the disease. \ The new cases came, one each from Buncombe. Cleveland. Columbus, Cum herland, Durham, Granville, Halifax, Randolph and Wake counties. The Cleveland case was the first in that county. Though 148 cases have been report ed this month, a number of them had their onset in June, and health board officials figure only around 100 are still in the contagious and dangerous phase. INCREASE IN VIRGINIA IS ACCOMPANIED BY WARNING Richmond, Va., July 19.—(AP)—The S+ate Health Department today made more emphatic its warning to keep children out of crowds as the number of infantile paralysis cases reported in Virginia since June 1 rose to 155. PUBLISHHD EVERY AFTERNOON BXCBPT SUNDAY. Ruling Appealed \ JSjjSK; ■ 038 * 'k M w JS jb| gap w « | Decision by Judge Scott Wilson (above) and fellow judge in two-to* one opinion of the United States Circuit Court in Boston that the AA A * processing and floor taxes were unconstitutional will be ap- Bjaled by Government to Supreme ourt as Administration attempts to prevent crash of the important New Deal venture. /C antral Press) Germany To Push Drive Upon Jews Berlin, July 19.—(AP) —Indications of a Nazi drive against politics •in Germany’s Protestant churches, as well as in the Roman Catholic, were seen today with the appointment of an avowed anti-Semetic as head of the Berlin police. Magnus von Levetzow, who failed to chase the Jews out of Berlin, or at least restrict them to the ghetto, re. signed today, under fire, as Berlin police president, and his post was filled by Count von HeTTdorf, regard ed as a violent antbSemetic. It was he who in 1929 organized the first anti-Semetic demonstration on the Kurfuerstendamm, where several Jews were beaten up this week in anti Semetic outbreaks. He was appointed to the post by Wilhelm Frick, minister of the in terior, following a stormy meeting of Nazi party leaders and officials. COMMUNISTS SHOW COLORS IN FRANCE Paris, July 19 (AP) —Several thou sand demonstrators, many with clen ched fists raised in communist salute, swarmed into the Place de L'Opera to night, shouting: “Police with us! Laval resign!” Babson Cites 15 Reasons For Unemployment Today Wagner Act Is No Panacea and in Long Run May Work to Great Disadvantage of Labor; Employers Going to Reduce Laborer s As Far as Possible BY ROGER W. BABSON, Copyright 1935, Publishers Financial Bureau, Inc. Babson Park, Mass., July 19—Labor leaders feel that they have scored a real victory in the passage of the Wagner act- This is open to serious question. The Wagner act may turn out like many other measures which have been., adopted presumably for labor’s benefit. Its long range effects may serve only to hinder rather than 8 PAGES TODAY FIVE CENTS COPY ASSOCIATED GAS’S ATTORNEY WITNESS BEFORECOMMIHEE Witnesses Called To Testify At Senate Inquiry Had Previous Midnight Meeting ADVISED, HOWEVER, TO RELATE TRUTH Congressman Named In Connection With Probe of Dealer in Surplus Army Supplies; Senate Debates Ldcker Against Suits Against Government Washington, July 19. —(AP) —The ultimate consumer was described be fore a Senate investigating commit tee today as the one who will pay the cost of the campaign hv power com panies against the utility holding company bill. William A. Hill, of Boston, an at torney for the Associated Gas and Electric Company, was the' witness who expressed this opinion Previously his company had ack nowledged spending $700,000 in an es. fort to defeat the legislation. The Senate investigators received further evidence of Ihe destruction of records of the utilities fight against the measure, and heard that witnesses summoned to testify before them had met at midnight in a hotel to discuss information they would give. Wit nesses asserted, however, that they had been advised at this conference to “tell the truth.” The story of another hotel confer ence unfolded, meanwhile, before tn* House Milithry Committee, which has been investigating sums spent in Washington by Joseph Silvermann, Jr., a. dealer in surplus army supplies. Thomas J. Ryan, New York attor ney, who had represented Silvermann, testified that he had heard of ar rangements for a meeting at a New York hotel between Frank Speicher, once widely sought as a witness in a grand jury investigation here; Alex ander Williams, a War Department official since dismissed from the ser (Continued nn Page Three) Three Killed In Crash Upon S. C. Highway Monks Corner, S. C., July 19.—(AP) —A woman fatally injured last night in a highway accident at, Oakley, which also cost the lives of J. Frank Gooding, United States deputy mar shal, and a Negro prisoner, was iden tified today as Mrs. Verna Joyner, 45, of Charleston. Miss Margerie Tingle, of Charles ton, fourth occupant of the car, was seriously injured She was brought to a hospital here, where attaches said that while her injuries were serious, she was expect ed to recover. The car, driven by Gooding, struck the side of a concrete bridge. Good ing had been to Sumter to get Joe Mitchell, the prisoner, to answer a charge at a special ter mos Federal court here. Mrs. Joyner and Miss Tingle had no official connection with the trip. Mrs. Joyner was formerly Miss Vera Light, sey, of Varnville, Gooding’s home. help the cause of labor. Employers and Labor Leaders Have Same Goal. While I am an employer, my sym pathies have always been on the side of labor and I favor any measure which benefits employees. In this pre sent situation, however, I feel that labor leaders have made a great mis take. In their innermost hearts, sane (Continued on Page Three).