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HENDERSON
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.

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