The Oldest Newspaper Published In North Carolina The Carolina Watchman . - "The Watchman Carries a Summary of ^All The 'News>> FOUNDED 1832—100TH YEAR SALISBURY, FRIDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 7, 1932 • " VOL IOC - NO. 10, PRICE 2 CENTS 166 Haded Into County Court Last Month _ -- -- - ■■ ■ Install Legion Heads Here October 10th Rum Cases Lead With 58 Total V Motor Offenses Next With 28 Court Records Reveal Increase Of Crime In The County During Month Of September fudge Gocoh And Solicitor Dunn Are Kept Busy In Trial Of Large Criminal Dockets Another very large criminal docket was disposed of in the Row an County Court during the month of September, there being 166 cases docketed during the month. A little more than a third of of all the cases tried before Judge C. E. Gooch arose out of violations of the prohibition laws. There were 34 drunk and disorderly indict ments, 19 liquor sale charges and 5 defendants were tried for driv ing while drunk, making 58 case-, in all. Traffic violations were se cond with 28 cases. The various assault cases ^were third in number there being 27 indictments involv ing simple assault, assault with deadly weapons and assault on a female. According to J. Allan Dunn, prosecutor of the County Court, the past three months have seen the heaviest criminal dockets in several years. Drinking and fight ing cases take up about half of the time of the court. Frequently, the criminal docket has continued into the afternoon with all day sessions of the court. The following types of cases were docketed during the month: Drunk and disorderly -34 Driving drunk - 5 Violation liquor laws - 19 Total liquor cases - 5 8 Assaault with d. weapon 18 Assault on female - 6 Simple assault _ 3 Total assault cases - 27 Motor law violations - 14 Reckless driving - 10 Speeding _*- 4 Total motor- violations — 28 Larceny and receiving - 17 Burglary _ 3 Total larceny cases —.— 20 Gambling __._ 9 Aiding and abetting- 7 Non support - 5 Carrying concealed .weapon 5 Attempt to commit felony 3 Illegal train riding _ 2 Rape __.__ 1 Prison escape _ 1 Manslaughter _ 1 Ordinance violation _ 1 Total all other cases _ 3 5 Ohio’s Maschke Case New York Democrats had their “Walker case” and now Ohio Repub licans have their “Maurice Maschke case” . . Masche, above, former G. O. P. leader at Cleveland, is now on trial with five others charged with embezzling $177,273.00 from the county treasury. The Presidential Candidates 1 Jrloover, Republican, Roosevelt, Democrat; Thomas, Socialist, Upshaw, Prohibition, Cosey, Farmer-Labor; Foster, Communist. QOOD MORNING CYCLE Rags make paper Paper makes money Money makes banks r Banks make loans, Loans make poverty And poverty' makes rags - —By John Hix OH, MOTHER She: We’ve been waiting here for a long time for that mother of mine. He: Hours, I should say. She: Oh, George, this is so sud den! He: Are you hungry? What do you say we eat up the street, She: No, thank you. I’d rather have a steak than asphalt. Father (entering unexpectedly) : Well, I never. Daughter: Oh, Daddy, you must have. "Do spectacles help your eyes any?” "Do they! They’ve kept three guys from hitting me.” "I hear the college girls have taken to wearing corsets again.” "My Wawd! Don’t tell me they have sunk that low.” Joe: I did not marry beauty, my boy; I did not marry wealth or position; I married for sympathy Bill: Well, you have mine. Did you hear the birth control ■s)) song ? "No, what is it?” "Go home and Tell Your Moth er.” Biff: (talking business): But suppose our store should burn? Bam: Oh, don’t worry about that. We’re doing too good a business. Expert (examining radio): Now if you will take me upstairs and show me your antenna— Housewife: How dare you, sir. . . . She: It doesn’t matter whether I wear chiffon or velvet; you. will like me anyway, won’f you? He: I’ll always love you through thick and thin! Her: Gee, it looked cute to see you and Art kissing. She: Well, it was cute, but it wasn’t Art. "Hello, Mamie. I understand Bill gave you a new Ford for your birthday.” "Yes, he did. What did Jerry give you?” "Only the Willys, dear, only the Willys.” | First World Series Fan j Wm. Cunningham, 28, former rail road fireman of Kansas City, bought the first general admission ticket to the Yanks-Cubs world series game at New York September 28. Cunning ham sat himself down by the Yankee ticket window on September 19th, where he held vigil until tickets went oa sale .the. .day of the game. Water School Is Conducted At City Plant W. M. Franklin, sanitary engi neer expert, and M. E. Miller, sup erintendent of the waterworks, are this month cortducting a school at the Salisbury water works, Kerr Street plant for the purpose of instructing interested persons in the bacteriological and chemical analysis of water. This school is being sponsored by Mayor Hedrick and the city council. The training will con tinue for several weeks. Several high school and college graduates other than the employes at the city department are daily at tending these lectures and instru ctions in water purification. In addition to the lectures, practical chemical and bacteriological tests are made daily, enabling the stud ent to determine the purification of the water under examination. The students are taught the a mount of chemicals to be used to get a proper coagulation of the river water, the proper filteration, and the chlorination necessary to kill all bacteria carrying germs. This school is being conducted for the purpose of not only in structing these students in the purification of water, but in ord er that the public may better un derstand and appreciate the extre me care that the waterworks de partment is taking in order to fur nish a water free from all disease bearing germs. Mr. Franklin has been connect ed with the state board of health and with several of the largest sanitary engineers in the state for the past ten years. State Fair Next Week At Raleigh The North Carolina State Fair at Raleigh will open its gates next Monday for the fifth annual ex position under direct state control. It is now operated under the sup ervision of the State Board of Ag riculture, composed of Commis sioner William A. Graham, ex of ficio chairman; D. H. Bridges of Warsaw, George Watts Hill of Durham, D, Reeves Noland of Crabtree, J. G. Staton of William ston and Charles S. Young of Shelby. Admission prices have been greatly reduced this year. Single tickets for adults will be sold for SO cents, instead of 75 cents as formerly, while those desiring to do so may purchase season tickets before this Saturday for $2. These tickets are good for 12 admissions and may be had by addressing T. B. Smith, secretary-manager of the fair, at Raleigh. Also, there will, be on sale block tickets good for four admissions at $1, while child ren will be admitted for 25 and 15 cents. , inc exniDits, to iustturc cveLy phase of North Carolina’s agricul tural, industrial, social and educa tional life, will be on a larger scale than ever before, while the amuse ment features will eclipse anything ever held here before. The free acts, which may be seen from the grandstand day and night are such as visitors to New York often pay several dollars to witness in the great metropolitan playhouses. The midway will be much larger than ever before and there will be forms of amusement there for old and young alike. Premiums this year will aggre ■ gate $15,000 or $20,000, while the horse racing will be especially at tractive. The fair will be open day and night betwen Monday and Satur day, and transportation companies operating in and out of Raleigh will give attractive rates to the Capital City this year. The big gest crowd of any fair week in history is expected. FREEMAN HEADS 30TH DIVISION Col. George K. Freeman, Golds boro, was last week at Knoxvilk chosen president of the World War 3 0th Division association, in the sixth annual reunion. USE WOMEN AS SHIELDS Two women hostages were used as shields by five bandits who rac ed through a gauntlet of gunfire at Wahpeton, North Dakota, Fri day, to escape after looting a bank of $5,800. Both were wounded. Looking For Best Dressed * Lisbeth, Viennese fashion designer, her pipe and Daschund pups, are in the U. S., looking for America’s best dressed woman, so 'tis said. She proposes to send American fashion^ hints back to Europe. t This Is Robert R. Reynolds of Asheville, the Democratic nominee for the United States Senate from North Carolina, shown in his famous car which he used with telling effect In the primaries and in which he con tinues to campaign. Mr. Reynolds, known to his thousands of friends throughout the state as “Our Bob" and who Is a vice president of the American Automobile Association—the A A A.—has Just been named Na tional President of the Roosevelt Motor Clubs of America, an organization of car owners which Is aiding in the Roosevelt campaign for President This distinct honor came to Mr. Reynolds through National Democratic Headquarters In New York. news BRIEFS SEARCH FOR 30 SAILORS Despairing search is being made around the middle Aleutian Islands off Alaska, for 30 men feared lost in the gale-wrecked freighter Nev ada, last week. Three were rescu ed from a lifeboat by a liner. CHILD KILLED IN AUTO Two cars crashed at High Point, September 29, and Minor .Wood inger 7, was k'hed outiigh*". His parents were injured. Manslaught er charges were placed against Mrs. L. S. Parker, driver of the other machine. FOURTH WRECK VICTIM The fourth victim of the Sep tember 13 accident in which an auto ran into a freight engine at Fayetteville was Miss Florence Olive, 21, who died Friday. Two were killed outright. 8 PRISONERS' PAROLED Eight state prisoners, including a Beaufort county negro, who lost both eyes in an accident while ser ving time for murder, were grant ed paroles by the governor last week. HOOD HEADS PHARMACISTS J. C. Hood, Kinston, was an nounced last week as president of the N. C. Pharmaceutical associ i tion, when ballots cast in the re cent state meeting in High Point were canvassed. LAWRENCE IS FREED Wade J. Lawrence, 27, Wake county, was freed at Raleigh on Friday by a verdict of not guilty in his trial for a criminal assault of Miss Lynda Morgan, 28, Cary. The case had state interest from prominence of both families. ^ Miss America of Farm J1 Henrietta Bakker, 18, Downey, Calif., is declared “America’s Cham pion Farm Girl for 1932,” over a large tield of farmerettes who competed in a novel farm yard pentathlon at Los Angeles County Fair. 15 KILLED BY TRUCK Walking along the road west of Sanford, Isaac Brantley, 17, was hit by a truck driven by Tomy Matthews. He died Friday morn ing. The coroner’s jury held reck less driving and deficient lights caused the accident. 16 HURT IN COLLISION An electric railroad engine crash ed into a street car on a Charlotte crossing, Friday night, with 16 on the street car injured, Motorman J. G. Norris seriously. OPEN $290,000 ROAD BIDS Bids for five road projects, total ing $290,000 were opened by the highway commission last week and approved Friday. The next letting is October 18. Bob Doughton To Speak At China Grove Tonight And At Rockwell Saturday Night Congressman R. L. Doughton will speak at China Grove tonight and at Rockwell Saturday night, according to an announcement made by Ross M. Sigmon, chair man of the Rowan! County De mocratic Executive Committee. Mr. Doughton will Return to this county later in the campaign for speeches at Salisbury, Kanna polis and probably Spencer. Clyde R. Hoey, Shelby, spoke to a record-breaking crowd in the county courthouse Tuesday night. Thursday night P. S. Carlton and Charles Price spoke in Kanna polis in behalf of the Democratic campaign. Other speaking assignments fol low: Oct. 14—Felix Alley, of Way nesville, Spencer. Oct. 18—R. R. Reynolds and Mrs. Arthur Wagner, of Asheville at Salisbury. Oct. 19—P. S. Carlton and T. F. Hudson, Granite Quarry. Oct. 20 Clyde E. Gooch and Charles Price, Kannapolis. Oct. 22—Zeb V. Long and J. Allan Dunn, Liberty school house, in Morgan township No. 2. Oct. 25—R. L. Dough ton and Walter Woodson, Kannapolis. Oct. 26—Charles Price and E. W. G. Huffman, Salem school. Oct. 27—Walter Murphy, at Granite Quarry. Oct. 28—J. C. B. Ehringhaus, Salisbury. Oct. 29—R. L. Doughton, Sal isbury (midday speaking.) Nov. 3—Zeb Long and C. P. Barringer, Kannapolis. Nov. 4—Zeb Long, Granite Quarry. Nov. .7—Walter Murphy, Salis bury. Bryce Beard New Chief N. C. Legion Gala Event Is Arranged Parade, Installation Ceremonies, Golf, Theatre, Dance, Speak ings, Provide Entertainment Salisbury Honored By Selection Of Local Legion Leader As Head Of American Legion Bryce Beard sFill be installed as state commander of the American Legion here Monday, October 10. Thousands are expected to attend and participate in this event. The program follows: Parade 5 P. M. Installation Ceremonies, 6 P. M. at Brookdale Park. Presentation of Department Commander Henry C. Bourne, presiding officer, by 14th District Commander Hubert E. Olive. Presentation of Past National Commander Henry L. Stevens, Jr., who will install all Department of ficals and Post Commanders of The American Legion, and all Depart ment officials of the American Le gion Auxiliary, and the Grande Chef de Gare of the Forty and Eight. introduction or Mrs. rranx Johnson, Department President of the American Legion Auxiliary. Introduction of Marvin L. New some, Grande de Gare of the Forty and Eight. Introduction of Harry M. Ar thur, Department Commander of South Carolina. Introduction of Department Commander Bryce P. Beard. Address: Department Command er. Presentation of Master of Cere monies, D. C. Dungan. Stunts by Legion Posts. 7:00 P. M. Barbecue. 9:30 P. M. to 1 A. M. Dance. Barbecue, Golf, Theatre, Dance and other entertainment features will be provided at reasonable cost to visiting Legionnaires. Department Headquarters are now located in Salisbury, connect ing with office of Bryce P. Beard, Department Commander-elect, who is now directing Legion activities. Every Post is expected to be re presented at this Installation. Manslaughter is charged in New York against Alexander Forsyth, captain of the labor ferry, Obser vation, which exploded in the East river, September 9, killing 71. New Commander BRYCE BEARD.