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HENDERSON GATEWAY TO CENTRAL CAROLINA twenty-third year Roosevelt Plan Is To Drive Through TheG reatSm okies Will Make Motor Trip from Knoxville to Asheville Thursday, Under Plans Approved TALKS THURSDAY AJ CHARLOTTE MEETING May Motor from Asheville To Charlotte Also; Starts Work Tomorrow on Char lotte Address, Returning to Washington After That Speech In Afternoon Washington, Sept. 7 (AP) —Presi- dent Roosevelt today approved final plans for a motor trip through the Great Smoky Mountains from Knox ville, Tenn., to Asheville, N. C, and then to Charlotte for a speech Thurs day at a six-state “green pastures" rally. The President will leave Washing ton tomorrow evening, arriving at Knoxville around 10 a. m., central standard time, Wednesday. From there he plans to travel by automobile to Asheville over 140 miles of mountain roads. He made arrangements to stop for lunch at Shenandoah and to spend the night at Asheville, whether he will go from Asheville to Charlotte by motor has not been determined, but aides said he probably would prefer to make the trip by car rather than train. Presidential assistants said Mr. Roosevelt would start work tomor row on his Charlotte speech. The chief executive is to speak around 5 p. m. eastern standard time at the Charlotte rally and plans to immediately afterward by train for Washington. EUGENE BAGWELL, 50, S. A. L. CHIEF, DEAD Prominent Official Dies Suddenly Following Heart Attack at Southern Pines Hotel Southern Jines, Sept. 7.—(AP) —Eu- E'nc Cleveland Bagwell, 50, general manager of the Seaboard Air Line railway, died of a heart attack at a hotel here late last night. He was a native of Raleigh, N. C., and the funeral will be held there, probably Tuesday. MR BAGWELL WELL KNOWN TO SEABOARD MEN HERE Mr. Bagwell was well known to Sea board Air Line railroad men in Hen deriian and this section. He was known as one of the most popular officials in the system, and as a “Folksy" sort of man who was easy of approach and sympathetic in his attitudes. He was a railroad man who to :<• from the ranks and climbed to high position with the company, and bad the respect and confidence of the highest officials with the company. Big Spending Is Justified By President Saved Business and Will Save Drought Area, He Tells Na tion in Talk Washington, Sept. 7. — (AP)—Weav ing a defense of New Deal spending into a two-fold address on re-employ t» ent and the drought, President Roosevelt was on record toady with •be contention that government ex pentitures saved business and will save drought-fdricken farmers. Denying charges of waste hurled at him by campaign foes, the Presiden 'ook ‘o the radio last night in a com bif.otinn Labor Day eve address and report on his tour of the drought area just ended. “Re-employment in industry is pro ceeding rapidly," he saidu .Govern ment spending was in large part re sponsible for keeping industry going and putting it in position to make this re-employment possible. To speed re-employment, he said he (Continued on Page Three.) ---- Tlroiirrsnn lUtiht Utapatrh LEASED WIRE SERVICE OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS On Health Mission flHik ate 'jHKm r. . Sir George Chrystal, official secre tary of the British Ministry of Health, is shown as he arrived in New York for a tour of American cities,. 1 He will study our methods of sanitation and public health - . measures. (Central Press) INTERNAL WAR IS THREAT TO LABOR UPONJTSHOLIDAY But It Joins With Rest Os Nation in Celebrating Annual Event With Great Vim LANDON CALLS FOR UNITED LABOR BODY Hopes Split Will Be Speed ily Healed; Ten Unions Under John L. Lewis’ Ban ker Are Officially Ousted from Federation by Events of Last Saturday Washington, Sept. 7 —(AP) —On this day dedicated to the interests of the American working man, organized la bor faced the threat of a tremendous internal war, but it joined the rest of the nation in celebrating the holiday with a vim. Parades and speech-making mark ed Labor Day the nation over. In some of the addresses were referen ces to the split in the American Fed eration of Labor, which threatens a long and bitter struggle. Governor Alf M. Landon, in a speech prepared for delivery at Wichita, Kans, called for a “united" organized iaobr “struggle for higher living standards.” He expressed hope the split will “be speedily healed." President .Roosevelt, who did not mention the schism, made a Labor Day address, saying the day “sym bolizes our determination to achieve an economic freedom for the aver (Continued on Page Three.) lOJMSES^ Total Held by Drivers Now 719,525; Revocations 5,194 to Date Dully Dimiiitcb Bureau, In The Sir Walter Hotel, By J O. BASKEM VIXL Raleigh, Sept. 7.—A total of 10,125 new drivers’ licenses were issued dur ing the month of August, bringing the total number of licenses issued to date to 719,525, according to the figures for the month of August made public today by Ronald Hocutt, Continued .on. Page.. Five.) ONLY DAILY NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED IN THIS SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA Good Politics To Spend Big State Road Surplus Ehringhau.s and Waynick Doing 1937 Legislature Fav or by Removing Bone of Contention; May Also Spell Doom of Road Refunds to Counties V Dally DtAi»it<-:. Rnieim, In The Sir Walter Hole. Hr J- C. DASKERVILL Raleigh, Sept. 7.—Governor J. C. B. Ehringhaus and Chairman Capus M. Waynick of the State Highway and Public Works Commission have not only played good politics by their de cision to spend $2,800,000 more of the highway fund surplus and thereby wipe out the so-called “surplus" which has been a bone of contention among politicians for the past two years, but have done the 1937 General As sembly a big favor by finally and ef fectively removing this surplus from the next legislative picture, accord- Landon Asks United Labor Organization G. 0. P. Nominee Also Says Strong Will for Peace Here Is Best Safeguard i Wichita, Kans., Sept. 7. —(AP) Governor Alf M. Landon, in a speech today, advocated a “united” organi zed labor “struggle for higher living standards." Coincidentally in his address before the State convention of the American Legion, he named a “strong will for peace” as the “nation’s main reliance in staying out of war.” Emphasizing three “present and fu ture duties” of war veterans—toler ance, citizenship and the preservation of peace —the Republican nominee in his address noted: “Disquieting evidence of attempts to stir up racial antagonism" which “would be tragic if it should become serious.” Expressing hope that “the recent split in the ranks of labor will be speedily healed,’’ he said “those of us (Continued on Page Three.) HENDERSON, N. C., MONDAY ! AFTERNOON, SEPTEMBER 7, 1936 PRESIDENT GREETS AN ADMIRER President Roosevelt Betty June Berger in Springfield, lIL, where he visited the tomb of Abraham Lincoln and held a drouth conference with Gov. Henry Horner of Illinois, President Roosevelt is snapped talking with little Betty June Berger, of Rosiclare, 111. The little girl, crippled by infantile paraly sis, came to the state capital to meet th« president at the governor’s mansion. ing senfimenf here today. They have likewise done a real service to the people of the State in’ that they arc going to spend this money for building roads, the purpose for which it was collected and intended, before (he biennial assemblage of politicians designated as the General Assembly, will have, a chance to divert it to other uses, it is agreed. May Bar All Refunds. The action of the governor and Ad visory Budget Commission in approv ing the expenditure of this last lump Continued on Page Five.) ■■■.■■! . ■ . . .4 New Auto Speed Set on Salt Bed BooneviUe, Salt Flats, Utah, Sept. 7 (AP) —Ab Jenkins, driving his ivory-hued “Mormon Meteor” over this racing course at dazzling speeds, snatched two records back to America from England today and roared on in conquest of more. Jenkins established a new mark for 500 kilometers at 164.47 miles per hour—surpassing the old rec ord of 153.30 set on this same course by Captain George E. T. Eyston, of London. Then, he cracked Eyston’s 500- mile record of 152.34 with a new world record of 159.03. DImUBLjITY Advertising of Poverty by Administration Grates on Farmers By CHARLES P. STEWART Central Press Staff Writer Washington, Sept. 7. —It is begin ning to appear that the Washington administration’s advertising of drouth conditions on the Great Plains has Continued on Page Five.) COMMUNISTS DECLARE FASCIST UPRISING IS THREATENING FRANCE Defending Troops At San Sebastian Fight Each Other With Fascists At Gates Os City, Anarchists and So-. cialists Fight Be tween Selves ANARCHISTS TRYING TO BURN THE CITY Socialists Trying To Pre vent Them; Madrid Jubi lant Over Reports of Block ing Fascist March on To ledo, Declaring Rebels There Are Desperate (By The Associated Press.) The anarchist and Socialist defend ers of San Sebastian, with Fascist rebel columns almost at the city’s gates, fought in the streets today. Armed with gasoline and torches, the anarchistg sought to fire the city. The Socialists struggled to stop them With the neutrality situation in nearby France made more grave by Communist charges that a Fascist up rising was imminent, insurgent troops with field guns assaulted Fort Trin cherpe, last government defense be fore San Sebajstian, famous resort city, on the Bay of Biscay. Madrid, jubilant over victories which high officers said had stopped a march on Toledo and the capital in the Talavera sector, announced rebel resistance had “given away” at Cordoba in the south, and said Fas cists, besieged at Zaragoza in the northeast, Were 4 ,‘desperate.” Henderson Man Is Held In Robberies Arlie B. Jackson, 19, Implicated With Two Others in Se ries of Hold-Ups Boydton, Va., Sept. 7. —(AP)—Vir- ginia authorities today investigated recent activities of three youths charg ed with holding up a Chase City fill nig station and suspected of a series of robberies in this State and North Carolina. The trio was captured by Town Sergeant C. L. Temple and three aides in a wood at South Hill early Sun day morning after Temple had punc tured a tire in their automobile with a pistol shot and forced them to aban don the machine. Temple fired three shots at the speeding car a few minutes after David Boushell, 17-year-old filling sta tion attendant, had telephone that he had been robbed of $37 and forced to accompany the robbers in their ma chine for three miles. After questioning the prisoners, Special Investigator W. Larkin Glaze brook, of the State motor vehicle di vision, and Sergeant Temple said Arlie B. Jackson, 19, Henderson, N. (Continued on Page Three.) FOB NORTH CAROLINA. Generally fair tonight and Tues day; not much, change in temper ature. PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON EXCEPT SUNDAY. IMew Madrid Premier K&x': ivi jHHi ; ij|||HH Francisco Largo Caballero' Francisco Largo Caballero is the new premier and minister of war of the Loyalist government of Spain. He formerly was premier and minister of labor in the gov ernment of Manuel Azana. The cabinet of Jose Giral went out as the rebels made further gains. —Central Press McDonald's Vote Plea Clarified Raleigh, Sept. 7.—(AP)—Dr. Ralph W. McDonald, who lost his fight for the gubernatorial nomination in the Democratic primaries, said today he had not asked the State Board of Elections to “reopen its primary in vestigation,’’ but had asked it to “take definite and understandable action” in regard to irregularities disclosed by investigations. “The purpose of my letter, as clear ly stated and developed, was to sug gest for the consideration of the board that, unless some definite and understandable action is taken by the board with respect to those frauds and irregularities which have been positively shown, the violation of elec Continued on Page Two.) GUT BRANCHES ,0F New Service Will Be Entire ly on Civil Service, Washington Says Dally Dispatch Bureau, In The Sir Walter Hotel, By J. C. BASKERVII,I- Raleigh, Sept. 7.—A total of at least eight and possibly ten offices will eventually be opened in North Carolina by the Social Security Board in Washington, although there will be only two main district offices, as orginally planned, one of these being here in Raleigh and the other in Sal isbury, it was learned from an offi cial source here today. Plans have al ready been made to locate branch Continued on Page Two.) 8 PAGES TODAY FIVE CENTS COPY amn for help One-Hour Strike of Metal Workers i ! n Paris Called To Protest Policy Os France WANT TO ABANDON NON-INTERVENTION Secret Meeting of Fascist Group Allegedly Held Sunday at Which “Shock Troops” Are Said To Have Been Planned, Along With Civil War In Nation Paris, Sept. 7 (AP) —A com munist call to 300,000 workers to strike today so rone hour to compel France to support the Spanish government in its civil war shut down the principal air plane and automobile factories in the Paris area. According to plan, metal workers laid down their tools for the hour demonstration. Company officials in the affect ed factories acknowledged vir tually all union members a#*- wered the summons. Paris, Sept 7 (AP) —Com- munists, seeking by strike threats to force official assist ance to Spanish Socialists, charged today that a Fascist up rising threatened France. The communist newspaper, L’Hum anite, laid the Fascist plot against the French Socialist party, to politi cal organizations headed by Colonel Francois de la Racque, which arose from the dissolved Croix de Feu Vet erans League. The charges followed Communist instructions to 300,000 metal workers in the Paris region to drop their tools for a one-hour strike today in protest against the French policy of non-intervention in the Spanish civ il war. The communist newspaper assert ed De La Racque, at a secret meet ing of thirty regional chiefs yester day, issued orders for the organiza tion of "shock troops” and "outlined a plan for civil war.” The newspaper, regarded as an official organ of the Communist par ty, strengthened its attack on the "blockade against the Spanish re (Continued on Page Three.) Begin Probes Os 10 Deaths In Big Plane Pittsburgh, Sept. 7.—(AP)—A triple investigation began today into the crash on a tri-motored sight-seeing plane in which the pilot and nine pas sengers died Saturday. The lone survivor, Linda McDon ald, 17-year-old Miami, Fla., girl, was to be visited by Federal, State and county authorities at the hospital where she was reported recovering from the shock. The slender high school graduate saw her “best beau,” John A. Powers young University of Miami student, and four friends enveloped by the flames after she had fought her way out of the ship. The ship fell on an isolated farm at 10:15 p. m., Saturday, a few min utes after the pilot, Eric Beckley, 35, had risen from the AUehhany airport after promising the passengers "a thrill or your money back.” One of the many reports to be studied was that the failure of a motor caused the tragedy, that the pilot had turned back toward the air port, his ship tilted and motors run ning full speed when it struck one tree, then bounded to another.