Textile Trade Seeks Basis Of Fair Load Yard Stick For Human Effort Being Sought Number Of Machines Is No Criterion, McLaur ine Says, But Actual Work Is Needed Textile mills which may b£ undfer questflWFSJ8*Sft*eqpCbple because of propaganda given out on the re cent strike will welcome a fair'and impartial study, and, if any work able standard that is fair to all concerned can be found, it will be most cordially received, W. W. McLaurine, secretary of the Ameri can Cotton Manufacturers associa tion said. Mr. McLaurine pointed out that ordinarily the public is not inter ested in industrial problems _ and, least of all, in controversial ques tions, but said that, since the cot ton textile industry is one of the chief industries of the south and has recently been through a period of extreme industrial strife the is sues are still fresh, and there re mains a question in the minds of the public as to the truthfulness of the charges and the final settle ment. The Winant Board s report on handling one of the charges, ex cessive work load or labor task, he continued, contained certain para graphs which were ambiguous and had a tendency to "freeze” prog ress or at least "freeze” work as signment until February 1, 193 5, when the committee 9ft code a mendment on this subject krill sub mit its final recommendation. The amendment, which will be in force until that date, provides that the textile labor relations board shall appoint a cotton textile work assignment board composed of an impartial chairman, a repre sentative of the employers, and a representative of the employees; that no employer shall make change in work assignment of any class of employees which shall increase BETTER READ ALL OF These Offers BETTER USED CARS— ’3 0 Chevrolet Coach ’29 Chevrolet Coach ’29 Ford Coach ’29 Ford Coupe ’31 Nash Sedan. CHRYSLER-PLYMOUTH DEALER FOIL MOTOR CO. 211 E. INNES ST. PHONE 1862 USED CARS AT THE DODGE AND PLYMOUTH PLACE ’29 Chevrolet Coupe ’3 0 Chevrolet Roadster ’29 Dodge Sedan ’27 Buick Sedan ’28 Chrysler Coach ’28 Chrysler Sedan ’29 Chrysler Roadster ’29 Ford Roadster ’29 Ford Roadster ’29 Dodge Truck ’27Chrysler Roadster ’30 Chevrolet Panel ’26 Chevrolet Touring ’27 "T” Ford Coupe ’26 "T” Ford Coupe ’29 Oldsmobile Sedan. WE SELL AND TRADE McCANLESS MOTOR CO. 122 E. COUNCIL ST. PHONE S9 Pooling Of All Rail Box Cars Proposed Washington.—Pooling of all box cars owned by American railroads was proposed to the carriers by Joseph B. Eastman, the federal co ordinator of transportation. The recommendations, made to the regional co-ordinating com mittee, called for a corporation un der the Association of American Railroads which would have the task of providing cars for all rail roads through five central distri bution headquarters. The title to the cars would re main with their present owners until such time as they elect not to replace equipment, and the pool has cars built. The recommenda tions do not include ventilated cars, automobile box cars, flat cars, or gondola coal cars. Not only cars owned by the rail roads, but also those owned by private car lines, such as various packing houses, would be assigned to the pool. The ultimate object of the pool would be to acquire ownership of cars assigned to it, together with necessary facilities for repairing them, and to assume full responsi bility for providing and maintain ing a car supply adequate for the needs of shippers on all participat ing railroads. Owners of the cars would be compensated on the basis of the appraised value of equipment, and the pool would maintain them. Daily rentals would be collected by the pool to meet fixed costs of ownerships and the cost of repairs and operating expense of the pool would be pro-rated among parti cipating railroads on the basis of car mileage. v The pool would operate through a central office which probably would be in Washington with dis tribution districts having division headquarters at: New England at Boston; east ern, Cleveland; southeastern, At lanta; western, Chicago, and south western, St. Louis. It was estimated that there were 2,100,000 box cars meeting the pool requirements. The proposal by the co-ordinator suggested that the railroads voluntarily agree to the arrangement. However, it wasj added that, should it become nec-j essary for the co-ordinator to issue an order or for congress to pass a law requiring such a pool, some minor changes might be necessary in the plan. Cars received or sent to Cana dian or Mexican lines would be handled on a per diem basis, and those sent to non-pool lines, short lines, and switching lines would be charged for at the rate of $1 a day. Each railroad would arrange for maintenance of its cars, although such maintenance would be the ob ligation of the pool management. [Running repairs would be made by the holding railroad at its most convenient and economical repair point. _ ^ ! Davis Bound Over On Murder Charge Solicitor Advances Theory At Hearing That Outlaw Killed Iredell Sheriff With Sheriff’s Gun Statesville.—Following} a preli minary Fearing before Squire Geor ge R. Anderson, lasting for six hours, Ralph Davis, 2 5, Davidson county outlaw, was held without bail for Iredell superior court on a charge of first degree murder in connection with the fatal shooting of Sheriff G. C. Kimball at a ten ant house 10 miles east of States ville August 17. Solicitor Z. V. Long led the pro secution, presenting evidence to show that Ralph Davis shot the Iredell sheriff while he and two of his deputies were trying to arrest Davis. The defendant, through his counsel, Fred S. Hutchins, of Wins ton-Salem, presented ballistic ex perts to show that the bullet which killed Sheriff Kimball came from the gun used by Kimball’s deputy R. L. Gilbert, holding that Deputy Gilbert accidentally killed his chief. Solicitor Long advanced the theory, in his argument that Davis probably took Sheriff Kimball’s pistol, of the same make as Deputy Gilbert’s, and fatally shot the |sheriff with his own pistol. The 'sheriff’s pistol has never been lo |caced since his death, the solicitor I stated. After hearing all the evidence' and argument, the magistrate,' found probable cause, and ordered; Davis held for the November term, of superior court, without bail. j Ralph Davis also is indicted for robbery of Mayor E. P. Rankin of! Statesville on the night of August; 10, and kidnapping the mayor, tak-1 ing $40 in cash from the mayor and; his new car; assault with intent to; kill on Deputy Sheriff R. L. Gil-1 bert; and store-breaking and lar-| ceny at Elmwood. On all these counts, the defense I waived hearing in the magistrate’s I court, and the cases went up to superior court. The preliminary hearing was at-' tended by an audience which pack ed the courtroom, great interest being manifested in testimony re garding the fatal shooting of the sheriff and the wounding of his deputy, following the hold-up and robbery of Mayor Rankin a week j before. Ehringhaus Calls Attention To Red Cross Roll Call Raleigh.—Governor Ehringhaus calls attention to the annual Red Cross roll call to start Armistice day, November 11, and continue until Thanksgiving day in a state ment just issued. "Recognizing the peculiar worthiness of this appeal by an organization which has rend ered such signal and humanitarian service to the state and nation in both war and peace, I earnestly hope that our citizens will heed this call and make adequate res ponse to the appeal which it makes. The opportunity for participation in such an enterprise comes but once a year; let it not go unheeded; let our response be generous,” Gov ernor Ehringhaus asks. the effort required over that pre vailing on September 21, 1934, before February 1, 193 5 ; that pri or to February 1, 1935, on petition of an employe or employer affected or his representative, or on its own motion the work assignment board may investigate any work assign ment which has been increased since July 1, 1933, at any mill, and the mill shall show the reasons for such increase. It provides also that, if after a hearing the board finds such as signment requires excessive effort, it may require its reduction ac cordingly. N. C. Woods j Are Dry And Ready To Burn Raigigh.—N o r t h Carolina's woods are dry and "ready to burst, into flames as soon as fire is ap plied,” but the fire loss in Septem-1 ber was among the lowest in dam-j age in a long time for this period of the year, W. C. McCormick,! assistant state forester, shows in j his monthly report. Forest fire damage in September; was only $1,289 in the 44 coun-'i ties organized for fire protection, and was practicalty nothing the' |preceding month. Only eight for-; est fires were reported in Septem-' ber, covering 630 acres. Careless ^ smokers caused three of the fires, j railroads and hunters and fisher men causing one each. One was jdue to lightning. | In anticipation of a destructive! fall period, Mr. McCormick and his j forces are preparing for strenuous fighting. Contract has been award ed for eight forest fire truck trail ers equipped with water tanks and other apparatus, to the Council Toll company, of Lake Waccamaw. Organizations are being formed in Anson and Union counties, latest to enter the state’s protective sys tem. L. P. Snyder, Wadesboro, is Anson’s forest warden and Sykes Sanders, Monroe, is Union’s. Both are also game and fish wardens. ------ I The Lindbergh Case Moves Into New Jersey TRENTON, N. J.' . . . Above are pictured new faces which appeared in the Lindbergh case when New Jersey returned an indictment against Bruno Hauptmann, eaptured in New York with some $14,000 of the Lindbergh baby ransom money in his possession. . . . Upper left, Anthony M. Hauck, Jr., youth prosecutor of Hunterton Omnty, who will handle the state ’a ease. Upper right, Sheriff John Henry Curtis who now has Hauptmann in charge. Lower left, Bruno Hauptmann, charged with “murder”. Lower right. Warden Harry O. McCrea of the Flemington P-riTtfv ilil. ^ U. S. May Forfeit Cotton Prestige Officials Are Watching Exports Decline With Much Concern Washington.—Fear was expressed in some official circles that the United States may lose its domin ance over world cotton markets. Noting the recent drastic shrink age in exports of U. S.-grown cot ton and the apparent inevitability of a marked total 'decline in ship ments during the current market ing year officials said privately that the administration has a new and genuine problem with which to contend. The condition is partly attributa ble, it was admited to the AAA production control program parti cularly the 12-cent a pound loans to producers. Whether it will become sufficent ly serious to merit, a radical change in AAA cotton policy was not dis cussed although one official sug gested that if worse came to worse the United States might eventually remove all restrictions and subsi dize exports. "The government would loose as much as if it had to carry on relief rolls all the families who would be deprived of their liveli hood if a large part of the export market were lost.” he said. The discomforting prospect re lates to possible conditions two or| three years hence and apparently j eaves Secretary of Agriculture; Henry A. Wallace unruffled. C'.nrrfrnnrrrl with figures showincr chat exports of cotton during \ugust and September declined 47 per cent from the corresponding nonths last year and were 28 per cent under the average for that period during the 10 years ended 1932, Wallace indicated a prefer ence to attribute the loss to tem aorary maladjustments rather than to domestic control policy or to conditions threatening permanence. He minimized the possibility of the United States losing its dom inating position. A number of officials said there was room for concern in the fact that the new cotton areas apparent ly were being developed abroad. This is particularly true of Brazil. Wallace observed however that in creased Brazilian production pro bably was due to low coffee prices. When coffee brings better returns cotton planting will become corres pondingly less popular there, he believes. UNCOVER 165 GALLONS OF BOOZE One of Mecklenburg county’s largest bootleggers lost 165 gal lons of his stock in trade when of ficers raided the home of one George Griffith, located off the Plaza. When found, Griffith de lied knowledge of the liquor. He s charged with possessing, and' will be released on bail. PRESIDENT GETS LL. D. DEGREE The honorary degree of Docror of Laws was conferred upon Presi dent Franklin D. Roosevelt Satur day by William and Mary, at Wil liamsburg, Va. The occasion was also one of inaugurating John Stewart Bryan, Richmond publish er, as the nineteenth president of the institution. The past six years have been devoted to restoring the three-centuries old city of Wil liamsburg to colonial orginality, and the college Is 241 years old. Drunken Driving Is Increasing In State As Whole Raleigh.—Drunken driving is steadily increasing over the state, as is reckless and careless driving, despite the efforts of the highway patrol to bring about a decrease in these offenses, according to Cap tain Charles D. Farmer, command er of the patrol. During Septem ber the highway patrol made 98 arrests for drunken driving, which represents only a very small per centage of the total, since these 98 were only the ones out of 450,000 drivers that came under observa tion of the 56 highway patrolmen. In addition to these 98 drunken drivers arrested, there were 65 automobile accidents ascribed dir ectly to drunken driving. No arrests have been made by j patrolmen for drunken driving j either preceding or following re- i cent football games, however, Cap- j tain Farmer pointed out, although | he agrees that there has been as t ,<• 1*1* mucn II IIUU II1UIC luv/t-i ball games this year than ever be-j fore. The reason for this, Captain Farmer believes, is that those who| go to the football games know the [highway patrolmen are on duty land that they will be arrested if they attempt to drive while drunk. As a result, they either get one in the party who does not drink to drive or employ a chauffeur to drive for them. "We have been noticing an in creasing number of cars going to and from the football games in which the driver is apparently the only sober person in the party, or with colored chauffeurs to do the driving,” Captain Farmer said. The increase in the amount of reckless, fast and careless driving is attributed to the large number of new and faster cars on the roads during the past few months and the desire of the owners or drivers to "step on the gas” and see what they will do, Captain Farmer said. Say "I Saw It In The Watchman.” Classified Ads WANT AD' RATES This type, 10 point—5 cents per line—5 words to the line. For the convenience of cus tomers we will accept want ads over the telephone from anyone listed in the telephone directory. PHONE 133 WANTED TO BUY—I pay high est cash prices for old timey furniture and dishes, must be 100 years old, also confederate postage stamps. Write J. Daly, P. O. Box 1313, Greensboro, North Carolina. FOR HIGHEST QUALITY COAL AT LOWEST PRICES POSSIBLE PHONE 1594 YADKIN FUEL COMPANY, ROGER EVANS, MGR. COURTEOUS SERVICE MYSTERY! ROMANCE! For an interesting novel of ro mance and mystery read "FULL MOON,” new serial which starts on October 28 in the American Weekly, the big magazine which comes each week with the BALTI MORE SUNDAY AMERICAN. Buy your copy from your favorite newsdealer or newsboy. A FULL WEEK’S radio schedule of your favorite programs will be found each Sunday in the BALTI MORE AMERICAN. Buy your copy from your favorite newsdealer or newsboy. GREAT JEWEL ROBBERIES Another article of a great sc ries written by the wife of the master criminal known as "the King of Jewel Thieves.” One of many interesting stories in the American Weekly (issue of Octo ber 28) the magazine which comes each week in the Sunday American. Buy your copy from your favorite newsdealer or newsboy. ^PRINTING I ...THAT... SATISFIES j Letter Heads | ’ I .Bill Heads 1 . . Statements — Envelopes Special Forms Let Us Quote You Prices • • • The Watchman Printshop PHONE 133 _————^^—■—i

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