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HENDERSON GATEWAY TO CENTRAL CAROLINA 'WENTY-SECOND YEAR MORE BRITISH TROOPS BEIHG SENT EAST * T T ********** ****** [/. 5. Moves To Protect Americans In Ethiopian Capital liar ID ABOUT PROPERTY SITES IN EVENT OF BOMBING American Firms Advised by U. S. Envoy To Fly Large Americai* Flags At All Times U S. INSTITUTIONS EASILY DISCERNED May Be Observed Aloft By Means of Maps; Secretary Hull S ays information About Property in Addis Ababa Has Been Sent Au thorities In Rome Washington, Oct. B.—(AP) —Seeking to protect American in Addis Ababa, the United States has furnished the Italian government with data concern ing American establishments there in the hope that an invading aerial army might not drop bombs on property protected by the American flag. The United States has not special ly requested Italy to refrain from bombing buildings flying the Ameri can flag, hut Secretary Hull told newts men the information had been trans mitted to Rome. Hull said Cornelius H. Van Engert, American charge d'affaires, informed the State Department he had re. rjupsted American institutions In Ad als Ababa either to r:y large Ameri can flags or paint a large flag on the roofs of their buildings. The American Legation, he report ed. already has taken that precaution Engert explained that the Ameri can Legation is at the opposite end of Addis Ababa from- ofttier foreign le gations. and, without' the identifying marking-;, might not jescapc a bom bardment. American institutions jn the Ethio pian capital, chiefly miHfconary schools and hospitals, are easily ob served from maps of the city, En gert reported, and their Uombing could be avoided. kilmerTaralysTs SERUM DANGEROUS Milwaukee, Wis., Oct. B. — (AIM —Warning that the Kilmer of Philadelphia infantile ]*aralysis vaccine may not be safe was is sued to the Americatn Public Health Association today. The somewhat similar Brodie, or New York, vaccine was declar ed apparently safe but probably ineffective in preventing infan tile paralysis. John N. Branham, Advertising Man, (Tailed by Death Nashville, Tonn., Oct. fy—(AP)— John N. Branham, nationally known in the newspaper advertising field, died todav at his home on the Fox- Hall estate in Summer county, Hf ier an illness of two weeks. He was bl years old. Mr. Branham, former publisher of Arkansas Democrat, Little Rock, W:is head of the John M. Branham Company, which maintained offices in Chicago, New York, Atlanta, Kan- City, Detroit, San Francisco, Los Angles and Seattle. Britain Will Keep U. S. Fully Advised Ijondon, Oct. B.—(AP) —Ambassador Robert W. Bingham, of the United States, went to the British foreign of f‘r': today, presumably to discuss with So Samuel Hoare, foreign secretary, tho United States neutrality proclam ation, and the British viewpoint in Co l>nedtlon With the Ital-Ethiopian War. An authoritative source said that, _'. le no ofi dal information was available on m t „ ’biect of their con novation, it coulu cc assumed that the British government was taking Untitersmt Hath} tHsnntrh ONLY DAILY NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED IN THIS SECTION OF NuKTH CAROLINA AND * LJDASBD Wilt* BBJRTICH OF THH ASSOCIATED PRBSB. Doorly-Emiirmed bur Patriotic, They March to Front as Italy Invades -■ it- - > j&~ **p 3fr * ■ t.-> f . WdjT W WOl> ' lliib sj ? * x 1 Rirar —Rk* < wp* - jek dSKR : ; y- BBSIL > x ' T '* , t ’—— r ' Carrying every available type of arms, ancient and modern, Ethiopian warriors are pictured on the march from Addis Ababa to the Eritrean HOEV SUPPORTERS NOT WORRIED OVER SWINGTOGRAHAM Shelby Candidate’s Friends Counting Strongly on Ninth, Tenth And Eleventh Districts HE ALWAYS HELPED THEM WITH TICKET Democrats There Have Been Swept In Many Times by Hoey’s Oratory and He Will Not Be Forgotten; McDonald Not So Strong In That Section Dnily DiN|int<*h Bureim, In the Sir Walter lintel. IIY J. C. IIASKKRVIIiLiE. Raleigh, Oct. 8. —Friends and sup porter of Clyde R. Hoey for governor are not in the least worried or alarm ed either at the reports of a heavy swing towards Lieutenant Governor A. H. (Sandy) Graham in many coun ties or at the progress which Dr. Ralph W. McDonald is said to be making. They maintain that Hoey can still count on 80 per cent of the Dem ocratic votes in the ninth, tenth and eleventh congressional district, that these districts usually center on one candidate and stick with him, with the result that these districts are us ually the ones which elect the gover nors and senators in the State. So if Hoey can count on a majority of the Democratic votes in these western districts he can be pretty sure of win. ning the Democratic nominafVjn for (Continued on Page Four.) the opportunity to inform Bingham of the line of action Great Britain has adopted and would adopt in the future in the League of Nations. The British said it was their policy to keep the United States constantly advised on their viewpoint on the war situation. However, authoritative quarters most emphatically stated that Great Britain was not making any unila teral approach to the United States to determine the American attitude in connection with possible League sanctions against Italy. _ HENDERSON, N. C. TUESDAY AFTERNOON, OCTOBER 8, 1935 Ethiopian warriors advance on sun-baked African roads. 1935 Cotton Crop Forecast Is Less Than One Month Ago Washington, Oct. B.—i(AP) —A cot. ton crop of 11.464,000 bales for 1935, a reduction of 5,000 bales from the September 1 estimate, was forecast today by the Department of Agricul ture. The indicated crop this year, based upon conditions as of October 1, is 1,828,000 bales more than 1934, but 3,202,000 bales less than the average production in the period 1928-32. A decline in prospect of 18,000 bales in Oklahoma and 192,000 bales in Texas was reported during the last ON iSoi Platform, Standard Bearer and Funds Giving Them Plenty of Worry By CHARLES P. STEWART Washington, Oct. B.—Participants in the recent Republican "confab” m Washington talked confidently, for publication, of the G. O. P.’s 1936 pre sidential prospects. In confidential chats they were not so optimistic; not by a great deal. For one thing, their 1936 platform? Second, their standard bearer and his running mate? Third, funds? There was plenty of disagreement as to items 1 and 2. As to item 3 it was heartily agreed upon that funds must be ample. But how raise them? Nobody convincingly answered that question. WHAT KIND OF PLATFORM? The platform? Should it be simply denunciatory of the New Deal or should it outine a constructive pro. gram, too? One element among the confereees favored a policy confined to viewing Rooseveltianism with alarm; with hor ror, in fact. These folk argued that the American electorate votes not so much for the candidate it likes as a gainst the candidate it opposes. They reasoned that the 1922 result was anti-Hoover rather than pro-Roose velt. They advocated, for 1936 the stir (Continued on Page Five.) HIGH AVERAGES FOR ROCKY MOUNT MART Rocky Mount, Oct. 8 (AP)—The average price on the local tobacco market for Monday’s sale was $25.22 per hundred, the highest yet this sea son by more than sl. Sales were 988,- 532 pounds. , _ .... I front to meet the Italian invasion. The natives ar« poorly equipped, I compared.to thp armipa nf Ttalv which have the newest equipment* 30 days, but the department said thla i was nearly offset by increases in Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Arkansas. Only slight changes from the September 1 forecast were shown for other states. The October 1 condition and indi cated production gave North Carolina 72 per cent with an expectation of 615,000 bales. Ginnings of this year’s crop prior to October 1 showed North Carolina 101,- 729 bales. The Census Bureau, at the same time, announced cotton ginned from this year’s crop prior to October 1, Admits To Poisoning Man s Wife MineoTa, L. 1., Oct. B.—(AP)—Un emotionally, a middle-aged housewife who twice before was acquitted of poison murder charges, confessed to day, Inspector Harold R. King, of Nassau county police, said, that she and Everett R. Applegate had poi soned Applegate’s wife by giving her arsenic. The alleged confession came from Mrs. John Creighton as a sensation al climax to an investigation into mysterious circumstances surround ing the death of Mrs. Applegate, 36, at her Baldwin, L. 1., ftfltoe on Sep. tember 27. Since Sunday ni gh* Applegate, 38, and prominent in American Legion circles on Long Island, has been held on a charge of criminally assaulting Ruth Creighton. 15-year-old daughter of his accomplice. Inspector King said Mrs. Creighton had made her confession early today after almost continuous questioning all night by police and District Attor ney Martin W. Littleton and his staff. OUR WEATHER MAN FOR NORTH CAROLINA. Partly cloudy and not so cold; possibly light frost in western portion tonight; Wednesday part ly cloudy and warmer, becoming unsettled, totalled 4,230,367 running bales, count ing round bales as half bales, and exclusive of linters, compared with 4,963,384 bales to that date last year, and 5,908,071 bales in 1933. The condition of the crop October 1 was reported 64.0 percent of a nor mal, compared with 64.5 on Septem ber 1, and 73.6 on August 1, this year; 55.9 on October 1, last year, and 57.9 the 1924-33 October 1 average. The indicated yield was reported as 191.5 pounds per acre, compared with 192.0 a month ago, 198.3 two months ago, 170.9 produced last year, and 177.1 the 194-33 average yield. NEUTRALITY OF U. S. WILL BE DIFFICULTY Will People Remain So? What About Their Emo tions and Propaganda? By LESLIE EICHEL New York, Oct. 8. —If the war spreads to the Mediterranean, will the American people remain neutral? Millions of people are asserting that the American government had better remain netral or else —! But will the American people re main neutral? How will emotionalism affect them? What reaction will propaganda have on them? Will they recognize propaganda when they see it, hear it, read it? Can they overcome their emotion alism by clear, unemotional think ing? If so, they will be the first people on earth to rise above such mas 3 ap peals. SUPPOSE Suppose a war should last several years. Suppose a persistent but subtle flow of propaganda should depict during those years that only by coming to the “defense” of a certain country could “democracy” be saved from "die tatorship” or “communism.” Suppose a wave of anger should sweep over the nation and people de (Continued on Page Five.) LONG’S ASSOCIATE TRIED FOR TAXES New Orleans, La. Oct. B.—(AP) The jury, with one Negro on it, was completed Shortly before one o clock today in the income tax trial of Abra ham L. Shushan, high political as sociate of the late Senator Huey P. Long. PDBUBHHD EVERY AFTERNOON ■XCHPT SUNDAY Another Town Is Taken by Italians London, Oct. 8 (AP)—The cap ture of Edagahamus, ten miles beyond Adigrat, by Italian troops was reported today by the Ex change Telegraph correspondent with the Italian army in Ethiopia. Almost at the same time the agency’s Rome correspondent re ported official Italian sources had stated that the Italians had not yet entered Aksum, another goal of the advancing troops. IS. STOLLADMITS SAVING DEFENDANT “SAVED HER LIFE" Defense for Mrs. Robinson Brings Statement from Kidnap Victim While on Stand SHE WAS GRATEFUL AFTER BEING FREED Mrs. Robinson Had Stayed With Her in Closet Prison In Indianapolis Apartment Where She Was Kept Dur ing Negotiations for $50,» 000 Ransom Money Louisville, Ky„ Oct. B.—(AP)—Mrs. Alice Speed Stoll, cross-examined by defense counsel today at the trial of Mrs. Frances A. Robinson and Thomas H. Robinson, Sr., of kidnap ing charges, admitted that she had told Federal agents Mrs. Robinson "saved my life.” The Louisville society belle, for whose $50,000 kidnaping a year ago Thomas H. Robinson, Jr., is being hunted by Federal agents, said she made the remark as Federal agents intercepted the automobile in which she was returning with Mrs. Robin son to Louisville. The wife and fath er-in-law of Robinson, Jr., are being (Continued on Page Four.) M NEW DEAL SW Says Same Opposition Ini North Carolina Opposing Him and Roosevelt High Point, Oct. 8. —In address here today before the High Point Civitan Club, Dr. Ralph McDonald, candidate for governor of North Carolina in next year’s primary, charged that the same opposition in North Carolina is opposing him and President Roose velt’s New Deal. He said, in part: In their basic elements the national political situation and the North Car olina political situation are dientical. The people are faced with the clear cut issue: shall the government be dominated by those who would use it for the advancement of the selfish in. terests of a wealthy minority or shall the government honestly seek to serve (Continued on Page Two.) Warren To Support Potato Act Change Washington, Oct. B.—(AP) — Com menting on the amendments proposed by the Department of Agriculture to the potato control act, Representative Warren, Democrat, North Carolina, author of the measure, said today he not only approved the changes in de. tail, but has offered to introduce them 0 n the opening day of Congress in January. Earlier Mr. Warren had conferred by telephone with a growers’ commit- 8' PAGES , today FIVE CENTS COPY ETHIOPIA ORDERS ITALIAN MISTER TO LEAVE CAPITAL Declares Legation Is Hotbed of Espionage With Use of Official Radio Station LEAGUE CONSIDERS KIND OF SANCTIONS Britain May Be Entrusted With Mandate To Super vise Sanctions; England Wants To Be Sure of France and France Wants England’s Pledges (By The Associated Press.) Emperor Haile Selassie, massing 750,000 tribal warriors in the field to maintain Ethiopia’s independence from Mussolini’s Fascists, asked the Italian minister, today to leave Addis Ababa immediately with his entire staff. This information was conveyed to the League of Nations by Teckle Ha wariate, the Ethiopian delegate. "The Legation,” Hawarlate said, "is to create internal disorders. The Italian Legation’s radio station the delegate reported, was being used the center of espionage, intrigue and plots against Ethiopia.” Asked To Prevent Air Attacks. The League also was notified of the action of the diplomatic corps at Ad. dis Ababa, asking II Duce to refrain from aerial attacks on the capital and Deridawa to the east. It will be for warded to Rome through League channels. All the diplomats in Addis Ababa, except the Italian minister Joined hi the appeal. As the League—after declaring tha Italian Fascist government an ckU law among nations—considered tha nature of sanctions to be imposed a gainst it, it was disclosed In Geneva some power wished to give Great Bri tain a mandate to supervise such sanctions. Shortly afterward word came of the passage through the Straits of Gib raltar, bound east into the Mediter ranean, of the British liner Camer onia, with 2,000 troops aboard. The first battalion of the Manches ter regiment i?s bound from the West Indies to Egypt. France’s Aid Sought. For days, in anticipation of any emergency that may arise from the imposition of sanctions, Britain has be on strengthening its forces along this “line line of the empire.’’ Some doubt has arisen in London as to othe extent f aid England may expect from France in the event of (Continued on Page Four.) Wake Man Dies Os Knife Wounds Made By His Own Friend Raleigh, Oct. 8 (AP) —Vernon Knight, 31 .dairy. supervisor of the State Hospital here, died in Rex hos pital today of knife wounds said by Coroner L. M. Waring to have been Inflicted Saturday night near Garner by Beecher Patton 30, a friend of Knight’s. The coroner ordered Patton held without bond. Coroner Waring said he was with out any information on the case un til he was noticed by Knight’s death. He said Patton told officers where they could find the knife with which Knight was wounded, and also learn ed that the men and their wives went out to supper Saturday night and the cutting followed an argument after the meal. Tee now in Washington. He termed the amendments "minor clarifying changes,” but said that in justice it should be stated that he affd his as sociates desired to incorparate nearly all of them in the original bill, but kept them out at the suggestion of the Department of Agriculture. The North Carolina congressman, said “false and malicious propaganda” against the bill made it appear it would injure the small grower, but that actually it would help him.