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gateway TO central CAROLINA TWENTY-SECOND YEAR FDR SAYS NEW DEAL HO W ABOUT COMPLETE Two Deaths And Property Damage In State From Hurricane fflO ELECTROCUTED By POWER WIRES AT HOME IN NEW BERN Three Homes Also Burned There As Gale Winds Blow and Rains Are Are Very Heavy PRECAUTIONS TAKEN IN SOUND COUNTRY Fort Macon CCC Camp Quarters Wrecked But No One Is Injured; Scattered Tornadoes Do More Dam age in This State Tham Backlash of Hurricane Raleigh. Sept. G (AP) —Pee A. Denson. Weather Bureau ehief here, said this afternoon he ex petted “overflows” within the next 21 hours in the Neuse, Tar, Cape Fear and Roanoke rivers in Pastern North Carolina due to torrential rains in the State yes terday afternoon and last night as a hurricane moved up the coast. Rainfalls of three to five inches were reported, Denson said. (By the Associated Press ) Two persons were electrocuted by falling wires, wharves were battered, a few' houses damaged and communi cations interrupted in the Carolinas last night and early today by the backlash and fringes of the disas trous hurricane that roared up from the Florida keys. High waves and high winds along the coast were reported as having (Continued on Page Four.) Price of Tobacco Is Still Hovering Around 20 Cents Rocky Mount, Sept. 6.—(AP) Thursday's tobacco sales here ap proached a season's record with 886- 726 pounds being bid in at an aver age of $20.21 per hundred. Nearly 1,- 000.000 pounds were sold on the floors today. BIG BREAKS AT WIESON BUT PRICES REMAIN LOW Wilson, Sept. 6.—(AP)—Warehouse men estimated 1,250.000 pounds of to bacco would be sold on the Wilson market today at an average price of S2O per hundred. Sales yesterday totalled 1,241,940 pounds for an aver age of $19.82. Offerings were describ ed as of inferior grades. Magistrate Says German Steamship Only Pirate Ship New York. Sept. 6 (AP)—Denounc ing the Hitler regime and describing the German liner Bremen as a "pi rate ship, with the black flag of pi racy proudly flying aloft,” Magistrate Louis B. Brodsky today dismissed charges against five defendants who participated in the Bremen’s riot last July 26. The magistrate held a sixth defend ant for asault and violation of the Sullivan gun-carrying law. Everybody To Help Pay Federal Tax Load Soon i "Don’t Kid Yourself,” Babson Says, and Cites Levies, Some of Them Invisible, Exacted From Rich and Poor Alike; Tax Bill Soon Will Be Doubled BY ROGER W. BABSON, Copyright 1985, Publishers Financial Bureau, Inc. Babson Park, Mass., Sept. 6. The Passage of the National Security Act *be most revolutionary step which administration has taken. Be it, legislation such the Guffey roa l act, the public utilities act, and banking act of 1935 is picayune, yteel, however, that those who have Pinned their faith on it may be great disappointed. Its immediate result he to encourage the sale of labor saving machinery, to increase the Ifotiiteramt tlnUu TDispitfrli ONLY DAILY NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED IN THIS SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA. LBASHD WIRHJ BBRTICBI 0» THBJ ASSOCIATED PRBBS. Passengers From Liner Go Through Special Train Bear ing 216 Taken Off Storm- Battered Dixie Head Home Columbia, Sept. 6.—(AP) —A spe_ cial train bearing 216 persons, nearly all of them passengers of the storm buffeted liner Dixie passed through here shortly after 2 p. m. The 13 cars of the train were filled with persons who showed signs of the strain of their ordeal aboard the ship. Several of the passengers were un der the care of physicians aboard the train, but none was in series condi tion, it was said. The train was headed for New York byway of Raleigh, N. C., Rich mond, and Washington. VESSEL’S MASTER STILL ON BOARD GROUNDED SHIP Miami, Fla., Sept. 6. (AP) — Re scued passengers of the hurricane wrecked Morgan liner Dixie sped hap pily homeward today while the ves sel’s master remained on his ship with a skelton crew. RELIEF TRAIN DUE HERE NEAR 7 O’CLOCK TONIGHT Advices from Raleigh in mid-aft ernoon were that the special tram bearing rescued passengers from the hurricane.lashed liner Dixie off Miami would pass there around 6 o'clock this evening. That would mean it would pass Henderson about 7 o’clock, or an hour or so later. number of permanently unemployed, to retard wage increases, and to host the cost of production and the prices of goods. Three Things To l>arn. The really unfortunate point about the drive for old-age pensions and urn employment insurance is that so many voters believe that Utopia can be brought about by legislation. These shortsighted voters and their con gressmen forget that Federal enues are collected from the people (Continued on Page Six.) Map of Hurricane’s Course and View of Keys Where 260 Were Reported Killed \ * aPunta \ I 1 J Arrows w tb« map show oath of hurricane. Death toll approaching 260 was reported after a tropical hurricane swept northwestward along the west coast of Florida across the Florida keys. Many of the victims were veterans in a camp on Upper Matacumbe key, HENDERSON, N. C. FRIDAY AFTERNOON, SEPTEMBER 6, 1936 Peace Plan Puzzles League; Rome Paper Attacks Britain Geneva, Sept. 6.—(AP) —Leaders of the League of Nations Council failed today to reach an agreement for the appointment of a subcommittee to deal with the Italo-Ethiopian con flict. Premier LTval of France said “an agreement has not yet been achieved” as he cmeiged from the meeting with representatives of five other nations. The French premier furtner indi. cated the whole council might be call ed on as a committee to consider the dispute rather than to assign the task to a body of three or five men. It was learned the conferees had PROBE STARTED OF HURRICANE DEATHS “Great Carelessness Some where” Governor Says; Recovering Bodies Miami, Fla., Sept. 6. —(AP) —Wear- ing gas masks, armies of men moved into the hurricane-devastated Florida keys today for the gruesome task of bringing back the dead, already totall ing 256, according to a Red Cross es timate. There were conflicting reports as to the exact damage and deaths dealt by the hurricane, which, after sweep ing through the keys, generated storms in other states to tne north, killing a woman, injuring 12 persons, and causing extensive property dam. age. The Red Cross announced that of 817 war veterans caught by the hur ricane as they were engaged in con struction work in the keys, 320 were (Continued on Page Two.) A— Trying To Play Up Pope and Play Down Borah, Who Is Up Next Year By CHARLES P. STEWART Washington, Sept. 6.—Notwithstand ing Senator James P. Pope’s declara tion that he is traveling in war threatened Europe at his own expense purely as a private American citizen and in no sense as an unofficial in vestigator for the White House, the story persists in Washington that he makes daily reports to President Roosevelt. Just why he should have been (Continued on Page Four.), _ shown on the map. Similar reports of death and de struction came from Rock Harbor and Tavernier. The picture is an excellent view looking from the mainland out across the keys toward Key West, with the rail- encountered difficulties in determin ing what scope a sub-committee could have. ITALIAN PAPER DEMANDING ENGLAND EVACUATE AFRICA Rome, Sept. 6 (AP) —The semi-of ficial Journale Avione Coloniale (Col onial Action) stated today that Italy will demand the exclusion of Great Britain from Egypt if Great Britain poses the question of Italy being a threat to the British Empire by go ing into Ethiopia. “If Italy’s presence in East Africa is recognized as damaging to the im perial interests of England,” said Doughton Not To Run; Favors Hoey Winston-Salem, Sept. 6.—(AP) Congressman R. L. Dougnton, tak ing cognizance of a reported “draft Doughton for governor” movement reiterated with finality today that he would not run for the office. While he would not formally an nounce his support of Clyde R. Hoey, of Shelby, an already an nounced candidate, the congress man said it was generally known that he was in favor of the Shelby man. REYNOLDS PRAISES” ROOSEVELT’S IDEAS Tar Heel Senator Tells Yan kees Most Folks Still With President Boston, Mass., Sept. 6. —(AP) —The policies of President Roosevelt were praised by Senator Robert R. Rey nolds, Democi’at, North Carolina, in an interview at the Massachusetts State House today. Senator Reynolds, who is making a motor tour of America, said he be lieved the President still had the good will and support of the great ma jority of the people. The North Carolina senator made this statement without reference to an exchange of letters between Presi dent Roosevelt and Roy W. Howard, newspaper publisher, regarding the New Deal. Senator Reynolds had not seen the correspondence at the time of the interview. RED OAK DISTRICT STRUCK BY TORNADO Rocky Mount, Sept. 6.—(AP) A tornado struck in the Red Oak section of Nash county last night, wrecking four homes and a Ne. gro church and destroyed several Nbarns of tobacco. Damage was im -1 officially estimated at. $4,000, Looking from the mainland out over storm-swept keys. the Journal, “the same thing must be admitted for Britain.” England at Alexandria, Egypt, is as dangerous as Italy’s in Addis Ababa. “Aden, Malta, and Gibraltar are a menace for our Mediterranean. Cyp rus and Haifa are a danger for Rhodes. “For our security we can very well demand Great Brit Vin’s exclusion from Egypt.” The Jfurnal asks that it be recog nized that Italy was not pursuing any anti-British or anti-imperial ends, saying: “Otherwise we must pose the prob lem of our imperial security.’ twolledwheT VEHICLES COLLIDE Third May Die From Bus- Taxicab Crash Near Dan ville In Morning Danville, Va., Sept. 6.—(AP) Luther H. Hancock and L. M. Frank lin both of Washington, D. C., were killed early this morning when the taxicab in which they were riding crashed into a bus nine miles south of here. Lawrence Baysinger, of Gastonia, and Jimmy Franklin, 22, son of the dead man, wtere seriously injured. The taxicab burned after the crash and the two injured men were se riously burned by the flames. SK Third District Congressman Says Washington Not Denying Funds Dally Dlapntch Rareat, In the Sir Walter Hotel. BY i C. OASKERVILL. Raleigh, Sept. 6—Congressman Graham A. Barden, of the third dis trict, paying his first visit to Raleigh since Congress adjourned, declined to express a:V opir>*» concerning a special session of the General As- pas scooperating social se curity laws, the liquor situation or the sales tax, taking the position that since he no longer had any connec tion with the State government and (Continued on Page Four.) "weather FOR NORTH CAROLINA. Fair tonight and Saturday; slightly cooler tonight, I road, mentioned in dispatches as badly damaged, shown clearly. A relief train sent down the keys on the rail road shown was marooned with bridges down on either side. The liner Dixie went aground on French reef. FUBLIBHBD HVBRY AFTHKNOOW BXOBPT SUNDAY. New Session Still Needed On Pensions Also To Enact State wide Liquor Con tr o 1 Legislation, Many Citizens Say Dally Dlapatoh Bureau, In the Sir Walter Hotel. BT J. O. DASKlsn^H,!'.. Raleigh, Sept. 6.—A special session of the General Assembly is needed just as much as ever in order to pass enabling State laws to cooperate with the Federal government on old age pensions and unemployment insur ance and to pass some type of State wide liquor legislation, according to many here. They maintain that the failure of Congress to pass the de ficiency appropriations hill, cnotain ing the $75,000,000 for old age pen sions, has in no way removed the necessity for North Carolina to pass a State old-age pension law and point out that this appropriation will he passed as soon as Congress meets in January. The resultw ill be that those (Continued on Page Three.) $200,000 AVAILABLE FOR RELIEF WORK Washington, Sept. 6. —(AP)— An initial amount of $200,000 for relief of Florida hurricane vic tims was approved today by Harry L. Hopkins. Spending of the fund will be in charge of Gov ernor Scholz, who was given au thority to use it for any relief purposes he considers advisable. FDR Letter Brings Out Praises And Criticisms Democrats Gratified 1 “Fundamental and Reforming Legislation” Is Over; Capper, Republican, Demands Assurances of Bolancing the Budget Washington, Sept. 6.—(AP)—Praise criticism and insistence that even more was necessary to complete re covery met the assertion by President Roosevellt today that a “breathing spell’’ for industry has been reached by the New Deal. Democratic leaders cheered private ly and expressed gratification pub licly because he wrote Roy W. How ard, publisher of the Scripps-Howard newspapers, that his “basic program.” has attained “substantial completion.” Mc(st Republicans disagreed with the President that enactments since 1932 had stimulated business and held again that real recovery would come 8 PAGES TODAY FIVE CENTS COPY BREATHING SPELL FOR INDUSTRY NOW HERE, LETTER SAYS Conditions at Present Offer Substantial and Wide spread Recovery, Roosevelt Thinks WRITES VIEWS TO NEWSPAPER HEAD Tells Roy W. Howard Con fidence Is Returning; How ard Demands Assurance of Let-Up in Experiments, Saying Patriotic Men Re gard Tax Bill One of Revenge Hyde Park, N. Y., Sept. 6. —(AP)— President Roosevelt today declared the New Deal’s basic program had reached “substantial completion,” and a “breathing spell for industry is here—very decidedly so.” He asserted rurther “that at this moment conditions are such as to of fer substantial and widespread re covery.” The President gave his views in a letter to Roy W. Howard, publisher of the Scripps-Howard newspayers, who reported fears of business men and asserted: “There is need to undo the damage that has been done by misinterpret ers of the New Deal.” In perhaps his most complete ex. position of his administration and his ideas for the future, the President said he claimed no “magician’s wand” but “we do claim that we have help ed to restore that public confidence which now offers so substantial a foundation for our recovery.” ‘‘l take it,” he wrote, “that we are all not merely seeking but getting the recovery of confidence, not merely the confidence of a small group, but that basic confidence on the part of the (Continued on Page Six.) NON-STOP FLIERS ON TO ARGENTINE New Orleans, La., Sept. 6. (AP) — James C. Prosser and Gil bert C. Stoll, the Cleveland fliers, took ctff from Shushatn airport here todaM at 10:05 a. m. for Brownsville, Texas, the next stop on their leisurely flight to Bahia, Argentine, where they will begin a non-stop flight back to Cleve land. Troops Called for Run-Off Primary in Kentucky Tonight Frankfort, Ky., Sept. 6.—(AP) —On the eve of Kentucky’s Democratic gubernatorial primary election, Governor Ruby! Laffoon ordered National Guard troops to. day to proceed to Harlan county immediately. The reason, he said, was “that the lives, constitution al right and property of Harlan •ounty citizens may be protected.” The order came after Thomas S. Rhea, supported by Laffoon for the nomination in tomorrow’s run-off primary, charged that County Attorney Elmer Middle ton, of Harlan county, was assas sinated Wednesday because he had evidence of irregularities in the first primary at Harlan Au gust 3. only with budget balancing. Wall Street studied the statement as stocks and private bonds went up. Representative McSwain, Demo, crat, South Carolina, expressed the general Democratic reaction with the assertion that “the country ought to be gratified that we are to have no more fundamental and reforming leg islation change.” The Republican keynoter was Sen ator Capper, Republican, Kansas, who insisted at Topeka that the budget must be balanced. He contended the statement would have been more rc • assuring had it given some ideas aj to future financial policies.