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(U. 8 Weather Bureau Forecast) Cloudy possibly with occasional WItnirt atl Hour showers 'tonight and tomon-ow; not The Star’s carrier system covers much change in temperature. ,, . . , ,. Temperatures—Highest. 85, at noon every city block and the regular edi . today: lowest, 67. at 5:45 am. today. lion is delivered to Washington homes Puli report on page 9. as fast as the papers are printed. _Closing N. V. Markets, Pages 14 and IS_ _Yesterday's Circulation, 121,159_^ No. 32.187. £nr office* "Cv^hlngTon, Tc_ ***_<*> Associated Pr..a. TWO CENTS. NIGHT SESSION TO DEAL WITH LIQUOR QUESTION; DAW ES DECLINES TO RUN V I i — G. O. P. Recesses to Let States Study Plank. WILL TAKE RAP AT DISLOYALTY Power Regulation Proposal Also Considered. BY G. C.Ol'LD LINCOLN. CHICAGO. Convention Hall, ! June 15.—The Republican Nation al Convention will deal with the prohibition question at session opening at 8 o'clock tonight. Recess was taken soon after 1 p m. today until that hour to give the State delegations an oppor tunity to mull over the prohibi tion plank which will be given to them this afternoon by the Reso lutions Committee. The early plan had been to have the convention meet at 4 p.m. to deal with the platform. Vice President Curtis’ stock for renomination took a great jump forward here today, when it was learned that Gen. Charles G. Dawes had definitely declined to accept a nomination for Vice President if the convention offered It to him. The opposition to Curtis is scurrying around to find another candidate, with Dawes out of the picture. But the pre dictions are that Curtis will be re nominated. Organization Perfected. The convention today perfected permanent organization and listened to the speech of Representative Bertrand , Snell of New York. Republican leader of the House, denouncing the Demo crats and praising the Hoover admin- j Istration. before it quit until tonight. Senator Fess. chairman of the Na- : tional Committee, after consultation with Garfield, chairman of the Resolu- | tions Committee, announced that the j prohibition plank would not be ready j for the State delegations until 6 pm. j The platform, it was learned, will I conta.n a strong plank denouncing Re publicans who failed to stand by the party. It is aimed particularly at j insurgents like Senator Norris of Nebraska, who has given support to a Democratic candidate over a Repub lican. The Committee on Resolutions is con sidering a plank also to provide for Federal regulation of electric power that goes into interstate commerce. Such , a plank. It was raid, might be designed to make the power issue ineffective if brought against the Republicans by j Gov Roosevelt of New York, if he be the Democratic nominee for President. Nominations of President and Vice President candidates are scheduled for tomorrow providing, of course, it has been found possible in the interim to adopt the platform on which the candi dates are expected to stand. Whether these nominations are worth anything may depend on the outcome of the fight over prohibition: on the character of the liquor plank. President Hoover faces a contest for renomination with former Senator Joseph I. France of Maryland, and Vice President Curtis is face to face with a desperate fight for renomination. The contest of France against the Presi dent is regarded by the great majority of the delegates as a mere academic matter, with the President as good as nominated. Snell Permanent Chairman. The convention yesterday perfected A permanent organization, electing Representative Bertrand Snell of New "York. Republican leader of the House, permanent chairman. It was Mr. Snell s turn to sound the tocsin. He did it to the Republican taste. What he said about the Democrats and the mess they have made of legislation pro posed by themselves in the House dur ing the'present Congress was a plenty. But while he attacked the Democrats, Mr. Snell's principal emphasis was upon the ability of the Republican party to provide stable government and upon the genius of President Hoover to deal with the present economic crisis. “The Republican party.” said Snell, •'has its plow to the furrow and is not looking backward. It is now, as ever, the party of rehabilitation.”_ ~~ The way to resume specie payments after the Civil War was to resume, and the Republican party accomplished it; the way to restore prosperity following Democratic free trade depression was to open the mills, and the Republican party did it; the way to establish the gold standard was to establish it, and the Republican party did it, and now the wav to restore good times is to re store them, and the Republican party (Continued on Page 5, Column 1.) GANGSTER SUSPECT FOUND SLAIN AT BAR Three Women Held as Alleged As sociate of Fred Burke and Gus Winkler Is Killed. By the Associated Press. DETROIT, June 15.—The body ot Milford Jones, said to have been an associate of Fred Burke, notorious gangster, now serving a life term An prison, was found in a cabaret this morning, a bullet wound through the back. Police questioned Jack Green, pro prietor of the cabaret, and took into custody three young women who were in the place at the time of the shooting They said the shooting apparently oc curred about 6 a m. Fred W. Frahm. chief of detectives, aaid Jones’ body ivas found slumped before the bar of the cabaret when police arrived. Jones, formerly of St. Louis, was said by Frahm to have been a companion of Burke and Gus Winkler, recently ^reed of bank robbery charges. 6No!’ and Means It CHARLES G. DAWES. Delegates From Every State Parade Banners During Snell’s Spsech. BY BYRON PRICE. Associated Press Staff Writer. CHICAGO STADIUM. JUne 15 — With a new show of confidence, the Hoover helmsmen steered the Repub lican convention unfalteringly today through a second session, which raised enthusiasm to the peak of a 20-minute demonstration for the President. In old-time fashion, delegates from every State paraded their banners to the tune of "California. Here I Come." singing and clapping their hands, laughing and yelling, determined, it seemed, to leave no doubt that this is a Hoover convention. Then they got through seme routine business and adjourned until 8 p.m., when the battle over a prohibition plank is to go to the floor and probably sweep on far into the night. bnell bets Off Fireworks. It was a mention of the President's name by Representative Snell of New York, in his inaugural as permanent chairman of the convention, wmch set off the Hoover fireworks. After quiet was restored, Snell went on with a speech hammering the Democrats in picturesque phrase and praising Repub licanism in rounded periods that broke the big stadium crowd into repeated cheering. The only actual business of the short morning session was ratification of the work of several committees. It all went off with dispatch. Even a credentials report settling the explosive contro versy over Southern leadership, and ex cluding the veteran ''Tieless Joe” Tol bert of South Carolina from the con vention. was adopted without a word of d°bate or a roll call. Meantime, over in the politics crammed conference rooms of the Con gress Hotel on Michigan avenue, the Platform Committee still wrestled with prohibition, but nearing the end cf its road. It promised a tentative plank would be ready for distribution to State dele gations during the afternoon. The vice presidency remained as much up in the air as ever, although the second renunciation by Charles G. Dawes started at least a momentary upturn in the stock of Vice President Curtis. Representative Snell Appears. The lusterless aspects of yesterday's opening session were imprinted in large degree on the stadium gathering of to day. Floor and galleries were slow in filling. For an hour or more before the gavel tap an almost empty amphi theater echoed to the rolling notes of the great pipe organ, playing old fa vorites. Just after 11, Representative Bertrand Snell of New York, the convention's per manent chairman, appeared on the speaker's platform and took a good look around. He talked with Everett Sanders of Indiana, the sergeant at arms, about procedure. A few others gathered around. Empty seats were plentiful. Eleven-thirty passed, and still there was nothing but conversation and rest less moving about on platform and floor, plus more music by the organ, the band and a Chicago Glee Club in the gallery. The platform group of consulting (Continued on Page 4, Column 4.) -• HUNT HOLD-UP SLAYERS LOS ANGELES. June 15 (A1).—Two men who allegedly shot and killed Mer ton L. Jenks, middle-aged Beverly Hills oil and mining man, in an attempted hold-up late yesterday in the Lanker shim Park Mountains, were sought by police today. Jenks was with Mrs. Helen E. Moffitt of Venice, Calif., when he was fatally wounded. Mrs. Moffitt said they were interested in a real estate deal and had gone to the mountains to look at the property. Definitely Out, Says Formal Statement. QUESTION GIVEN LOT OF THOUGHT Curtis Is Expected to Be Named as Result. By the Associated Press Charles Gates Dawes, in a for mal statement, today said he could not accept the Republican nomination for the vice presidency if it were offered him. The former Vice President, who concludes today his tenure of of fice as president of the Recon struction Finance Corporation, said he had given the question of the vice presidency “considered thought.” He made the statement at his' i home in the Willard Hotel, per- j sonally telephoning it to the Asso- : ciated Press. Appreciates Honor. ' "The situation in the conven ; tion as to the vice presidential nomination, as reported by the press this morning, would seem to call for a more explicit statement of my attitude,” Mr, Dawes said. "To have been considered for this nomination is a high honor ar.d I appreciate the proffers of support. I have given the question consid ered thought. I could not accept the nomination if made.” Dawes, who resigned as Ambassador to Great Britain to head the Recon struction Finance Corporation, turned aside the vice presidency in his char-j I acteristic blunt manner. He had followed with deep interest | the continued flow of reports from , j Chicago of a growing movement to re- j | place Vice President Curtis on the Re- : i publican ticket. All Reports Set at Rest. The former Vice President previously | had denied he was a candidate for the j position. He felt today's statement would put at rest all reports he would accept the post. He declined to see personally the newspaper men at the hotel where he lives, saying when he was "ready to make a statement” he would tele phone it. He first made a rough draft of the statement, consulting close friends by telephone on the wording of it. Cl’RTIS EXPECTED TO WIN. Opposition Dwindles After Dawes Elim inates Himself From Race. CHICAGO. June 15 (tfV—Opposition to Charles Curtis dwindled today as word rapidly spread on the convention floor that Charles G. Dawes would not accept the vice presidential nomination. From many quarters it was generally conceded the Kansan's friends would have little difficulty now in getting him the nomination Even Texas, which took the initiative in supporting Dawes, i virtually conceded that with Dawes'! statement in Washington, Curtis would ! be named. The powerful Illinois delegation went on record for its favorite son before his statement w as received. Former Gov Len Small, friend of Dawes, appeared surprised when the announcement came and said, 'Some men change their minds.” | J. F. Lucey of the Texas delegation I expressed the view that since Dawes had eliminated himself, there was no other man on which sentiment could j crystalize to oppose Curtis. Reports from the Iowa, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Indiana, and other delc i gations indicate that Curtis is far in i the lead. T. V. O'Connor of Buffalo. N. Y.. head i of the Shipping Board, suggested John j D. Rockefeller, jr., for the vice presi | dential nomination. In the New York delegation there was I (Continued on Page ^Column 3.)"~ HARVEY FIRESTONE URGES DRY REPEAL Tire Magnate Insists That G. 0. P. Should Not Straddle Pro hibition Issue. By the Associated Press. CONVENTION HALL. June 15 Gilbert Bettman, one of the Ohio dele gates to the Republican convention, dis closed to newspaper men today that Harvey Firestone had wired an advocacy of prohibition repeal presentation to the Republican Platform Committee. Firestone's telegram urging the Resolutions Committee not be permit ted “to straddle the wet and dry plank.” was sent to J. R. Nutt, treas urer of the Republican National Com mittee. Nutt turned the telegram over to Bettman. Republican nominee for United States Senator in Ohio. Bett man said he would present it to the Resolutions Committee this afternoon when he will appeal for a wet plank. REPUBLICANS FACE EVICTION IF THEY DON’T PAY BY TONIGHT Manager of Stadium Says Convention Won’t Have a Hall Tomorrow Unless He Gets His $8,500. By the Associated Press. CHICAGO. June 15.—Sidney Strotz, general manager of the Chicago Sta dium, told the Republicans today to dig up $8,500 they owe him “or you won’t have a hall tomorrow morning.’’ Strotz said the amount Is the balance : due for construction work. I "I’ve got to have my money." he said. V “It must be paid tonight or the Repub licans won't have any hall tomorrow morning " Convention officials seemed uncon cerned. and there apparently was little fear that the $8,500 would not be forth coming on time. No one seemed to believe that the Republican National Convention would be like an indigent Uncle Tom show when the sheriff seizes the “props." clever Stunt THAT. IF THEY MADE SOL BLOOM STAND THE DECORATIONS / COST! /' c.c. I ll MacDonald Assured of Elec tion as Chairman of Parley Opening Tomorrow. __ | By the Associated Press LAUSANNE. Switzerland. June 15.— The ‘ big four” of the economic con ference, which opens here tomorrow talked over the program this afternoon at the hotel where Prime M.nister Ram say MacDonald of Great Britain is living Mr. MacDonald is virtually assured of election as chairman cf the conference, assisting him in the preparation of the agenda were Premier Herriot of Fiance, Chancellor Von Papen of Germany. Dino Grandi of Italy arid Paul Hymans, who will represent Belgium. Meanwhile statesmen of a dozen European countries began arriving for the conference. The first problem to be discussed is relief for Germany from the burden cf reparations payments, more than $300. 000,000 of which will fall due on July 15 unless a new arrangement is arrived at here. The eve of the conference showed the whole problem shrouded in deep uncer tainty. The most hopeful sign was the result of the conference last week end in Paris between MacDonald and Herriot. "A Common Viewpoint.” While MacDonald made it clear after the conference that there had been no bargaining or compromise, he said the British and French had discovered they were thinking along the same lines re garding the problems that have to be solved A communique issued after the parleys said the premiers had "reached a common viewpoint.” A new moratorium, from one to five years, was looked upon as the most likely solution of the reparations prob lem. No suggestion of repudiation of war debts in the event Germany is un able or unwilling to make further repa rations payments was advanced from any responsible quarter. The Young Plan Advisory Committee decided six months ago Germany was temporarily unable to make further payments on the total debt of $26,500, 000,000, fixed in 1929 by the Young plan. This was to. have been paid over 56 years, ending' in 1988. The advent of a new German cabinet of extreme Rightest tendencies on the e\e of the conference also has served to increase the size of the ques tion mark which hangs over the future of the parleys. Hitler Alarms French. France, in particular, has cast an uneasy eye on the succession of the German Right to power, with the pros pect. even more alarming t-o the French, of a- Hitler sweep in the German gen eral elections which are scheduled for late July. The conference opens tomorrow’ in the Beau Rivage Hotel and the prime ministers of the larger powers are ex pected to take the floor almost im mediately to enter their pleas for or against cancellation of reparations and other intergovermental obligations. The reparations problems of Hungary and Bulgaria also are included in the agenda of the conference. Plenary sessions will be held at the Beau Rivage Hotel, which is in Ouchv, the port on Lake Lemon which serves Lausanne, and the private committee meetings in the chateau of Ouchy. AGREE ON COMMON FLAN. MacDonald and Herriot See Need of Joint Program. BY PAI L SCOTT MOWRLR. By Cable to The Slar. GENEVA, June 15.—The main result of the conversations between Premier Herriot and Prime Minister MacDonald, which continued here today, seems to be an agreement that the ‘first essen tial to peace is a common Franco-British program. The American delegation is believed to concur in this diagnosis, which re sembles the view reached by Secretary Stimson on his visit to Geneva. The German, Italian and Russian delegations, however, feel differently. Openly they are working together, ob viously under the influence of a fear that the Franco-British program may in some respects be contrary to their interests. The Americans feel these fears are unjustified. The situation martially is somewhat embarrassing to the American delega tion. which is unable to be represented even indirectly at Lausanne. The League of Nations Committee on Aus trian Relief, now meeting here, will move to Lausanne Friday, but the American member, Norman H. Davis, who also is on the American disarma ment delegation, will doubtlrss feel unable to accompany the eonimlttee lest it be said that the United States Is mixing in the reparations talk. The French and British, it 1s be lieved. are perfectly agreed on the ques tion of prompt aid to Austria. On the reparations question they are believed to favor a brief moratorium lo Ger many. with the committee meanwhile working on a permanent solution to be reached after the American elections. (Copyright. IS]].) Mint Begins Making Washington Coins For Bicentennial By the Associated Press. PHILADELPHIA. June 15 Production of the new 25-cent piece bearing the likeness of George Washington and Issued in connection with the Bicenten nial anniversary, was begun today at the mint here. Dies for the coin have been sent to the mints in Denver and San Francisco, which will begin production shortly. John Flanagan, a New York sculptor, designed the new coin, featuring Washintgon somewhat as he appears in the Houdon bust. 10 HEAR TERM Two Penalties to Run Consec utively—Attorney Waives New Trial Move. Gaston B Means, convicted of steal ing $104,000 from Mrs. Eval.vn Walsh McLean in the course of a tantastic attempt to ransom the kidnaped Lind bergh baby, was sentenced today to serve 15 years in the penitentiary. In imposing the sentence. Justice James M. Proctor, who presided at the trial in District „Supreme Court, told Means he had "capitalized the sweetest sentiment of the human heart.” A master of his emotions throughout the days of the trial. Means was visibly affected and frequently mopped his perspiring face with an enormous hand kerchief as he stood and listened to the court's calm, but scathing denuncia tion of his crime. Planned to Get More. "The verdict of the jury in this case, when we have in mind the evidence and the counts on which you were found guilty.” Justice Proctor said, "can con vey to the court only that in the opinion of the jurors the defendant is guilty of having devised this scheme to steal the money at the outset and that this intention continued throughout the negotiations. The evidenoe also showed that he was laying plans to obtain $35, 000 more and only failed through the difficulty experienced by Mrs. McLean in getting the money. "The Lindbeigh case has revealed not only the most tender sentiments oi the human heart, but also the most sordio and depraved element which control some human beings. It brought out all the best in the hearts of men, and also used as an opportunity by some to dis play the weakness and wickedness of human nature. But I am not judging the guilt of Means—the jury has done that after an unusually fair trial. Their verdict reveals this defendant to have capi talized the sweetest and most tender sentiments of the human heart, and also the basest. He not only most cleverly played upon the sympathies of Mrs. McLean, but apparently, without the slightest pride, did not hesitate to boast of his criminal record—his con tacts with the underworld—that he sent one man out of a penitentiary re solved to go in for big crime—all with no other thought than his own greed, his own vulgar desire for money." Sentences >ot Concurrent. Means was sentenced to serve 10 years on the first count of the indict ment. which charged him with the larceny of $100,000. and to five years on the second count, charging the larceny of 54,000, the second penalty to become effective after the first has been served. The $100,000 was given Means as ransom money and the $4,000 as expenses. The sentence was imposed after Means’ attorney, T. Morris Wampler, had formally waived his right to file a motion for a new trial. This unusual step was taken because of Justice Proctor's refusal to admit Means to bail. Wampler said he would immediately file a bill of exceptions with the District Court of Appeals. A motion to free Means on bail will be heard by Justice Proctor at 10 o'clock tomorrow. The former Department of Justice Investigator will not begin serving his sentence until the appeal has been disposed of. When asked if he had anything to say before sentence was imposed. Means replied: "No, sir. No, nothing.” -• Alfonso Visits Sick Aunt. LONDON, June 15 UP).—Former King Alfonso of Spain today paid a visit to his mother-in-law. the Princess Beatrice, who yesterday underwent an operation for removal of a cataract from the right rye. Her condition was satis factory. BONUS ARMY PAYS TRIBUTE TO ESLICK Veterans Disheartened by Death—Some Preparing to Return Home. The rank and file of the bonus army solemnly brushed the mud from non descript clothing today and marshaled themselves into a strange guard of honor for the funeral cortege of Repre sentative Eslick of Tennessee, who died on the floor of the House yesterday with a plea for the veterans on his lips The sudden death of their champion in Congress, coupled with other set backs that have developed during the past few days, has had a sobering effect on the hitherto carefree expeditionary i force. Some of the veterans, plainly (J-scouragfd and disillusioned in their hopes for prompt enactment of bonus legislation, were pulling up stakes and heading for home today. Replacements Lacking. , Replacements for these men were , slow in arriving. About 48 hours have passed without the arrival of any dele gation of considerable numbers. Another break in the ranks of the "faithful" appeared imminent with the decision of the delegation from Kenosha, Wls., 54 strong, to leave for home to morrow. Their commander, William Detert, said he would remain here. Health conditions, already bad, were complicated by a decision to close the only clinic at which ailing veterans have been receiving treatment. Meanwhile plans were being worked ! out for hospitalization of sick veterans at Gallinger Municipal Hospital, under arrangements made by Police Chief Glassford with Dr. Edgar A. Bocock, superintendent of the hospital. Dr. Bocock agreed to take care of any patient* sent to Gallinger from authorized first aid stations to be set up in the various camps. If Gallinger is unable to accommodate all of the cases they will be distributed to other hospitals, it was announced. Red Tape Being Unwound. The first aid stations will hold two sick calls daily and seriously ill men ; will be removed to the central dis pensary at the municipal hospital. Red tape was being unwound by Federal officials in an effort to expe dite opening of a Veterans' Administra iContinued on Page 3. Column 5.) PRUSSIAN DIET ASKS REICH TO QUIT LEAGUE Second Communist Bill, to Cut Off Hchenzollern Payments, Is Defeated. By the Associated Press. BERLIN. June 15.—The Prussian Diet today passed a Communist bill demand ing withdrawal of the Reich from the League of Nations, and rejected an other which would suspend further pay ments to the Hohenzollerns. The demand upon the Reich for with drawal from the League has no bind ing effect, therefore it must be regard ed really as registering the attitude of the Communists and Nazis who sup ported it. The Hohenzollern bill referred to certain payments arising from the final statement of the Prussian state in 1926 with the former ruling house of Ger many. A picturesque touch was lent to the Diet session by the appearance of a number of Nazis in natty new uniforms. They were greeted by jeers from the left benches. AL SMITH HOPES DEMOCRATIC SESSION WILL LAST ONLY 2 DAYS Will Comment on Politics After Picture Now in Making , at Chicago Has Been Completed. i I By the Associated Press. NEW YORK, June 15.—Former Gov. Alfred E. Smith, in reply to questions today about the political situation, said: "The political picture is in the mak ing in Chicago. After it is completed I may comment on it." Smith said he would leave for Chi cago next Tuesday. He la a delegate to the National Democratic Convention. He expressed the hope that the con* r . . i.. Pilot of Autogiro Claims Record in 20,400-Foot Rise By the Associated Press. BOSTON, June 15— An auto giro piloted by William Campbill descended at the East Boston Airport today with Campbill claiming to have set a new alti tude record for that type of plane. He claimed to have reached an altitude record of 20,400 feet, sur passing the record of Capt. Louis A. Yancey of 19.200 feet set re cently at Burbank, Calif. DEBATE CONTINUES IN CONFERENCE ON ECONOMY MEASURE | Smoot Prediction of Agree ment on Furlough Plan Fails to Materialize. The prediction of Senator Smoot of Utah that the Federal economy bill would be reported out of conference to day with an agreement on the compul sory payless furlough for Government employes had failed to materialize at noon, as Senate and House conferees continued to debate the two economy plans behind closed doors. The conferees, however, said they plan to complete their work some time j today, and would either reach an agree- j ment on the controversial question or ; report a disagreement. Senator Smoot was so confident in [ his announcement that the bill would be reported out today with an agree ment on the furlough plan that the final sesion of the conference group was regarded as perfunctory. Work All Morning. Nevertheless, the conferees were in j session all morning, and reports leaking out of the conference room indicated} the House and Senate groups still have seme differences to settle. Budget Director Roop was closeted with the conferees throughout the morning session. He took with him | into the conference room a brief case i bulging with documents which were : said to contain data on the estimated sat mgs under the various economy plans. Senator Smoot was reticent today over the deliberations of the conferees. To questions propounded by the Cap: - , lol newspaper correspondents, he mere ly replied he did not know when th» conferees would complete their work. House Group Holds Out. Despite Smoot s announcement yes terday that they had reached an agree ment on the furlough plan, reports were circulated today that the House group is steadfastly holding out for a pay cut instead of a furlough, and pro pose to report a disagreement to the House and ask for further instructions. i The only confirmation of this was con- j tained in a statement of Represents- i tive McDuffie of Alabama, chairman of House conferees, denying an agree- ! ment had been reached and insisting ■ the House would not agree to the fur- l ! lough. The Smoot announcement followed a ' visit to the White House yesterday when j he is reported to have told the" Presi- | dent the conferees are ready to report out the economy bill, which would . provide for savings estimated at S131 . 000.000. The announcement was met with a prompt denial by Senator June; ! of Washington, chairman of Senate: conferees; Senator Bratton of New. Mexico, another Senate conferee, and Mr. McDuffie. Building Plans Put Off. While the conferees continued their discussion on the economy bill it was ] ! announced that the preposed new $750,000 heating plant for the Potomac Park group of buildings would not be built at this time. A definite decision . to abandon the project was reached today by Lieut. Col. U. S. Grant, 3d. director rf Public Buildings and Public Parks, who said the step was decided upon as an economy measure It is understood both Senate and House conferees are in agreement that the heating plant should not be built now. The plant is designed ultimately to heat the State. War. Interior and Labcr Departments as well as the Navy and Munitions Buildings and smaller structures. Col. Grant was getting ready to open bids for the building on June 21. having called for them June 2. Col. Grant addressed a communication to all prospective bidders today advising them of the decision. ALABAMA RACE CLOSE Allgood Slightly Ahead of Patter Son—Senator Black Wins. MONTGOMERY. Ala.. June 15 (/Pi.— With, Senator Hugo Black obviously nominated for re-election over former Gov. Thomas E. Kilby, chief Interest in : returns from yesterday's Democratic ! run-off primary turned today to the fifth district congressional race, in which Representative Miles B. All good is leading Representative Lafay ette L. Patterson. Count of ballots from 22 boxes out of 245 in the district gave Allgood 9,408 and Patterson 9.000. Votes in 1.700 boxes out of 2.136 show 91.751 for Black and 66,009 for Kilby. Mrs. A Y. Malone of Dothan, held a big lead for national .committeewoman. -« Radio Programs on Page C-4 I vention would not last more than two I days. j Smith is expected to be called today as a witness in the trial in Federal , Court of officers and directors of the | National Diversified Corporation, who ; are accused of making unauthorized use ' of the names of prominent persons, including former Gov. Smith's and John J. Raskob's, in the sale of stock through the mail. The company rep resented its business as production and exhibition of religious motion picture , films. i “FULL BONUS” BILL PASSED By BOUSE By MO-176 VOTE; IS SENT TO SENATE Immediate Cash Payment of $2,400,000,000 Certifi cates Is Approved in Bal lot—Veterans Win Move. THOMAS WILL PRESS FOR PROMPT ACTION Senate May Dispense With Usual Procedure to Enable Quick Deci sion—Presidential Veto Awaiti Measure in Event Upper Cham ber Gives Approval. Immediate cash payment of the $2,400,000,000 soldiers’ bonus cer tificates was approved today by the House. The vote was 209 to 176. The measure now goes to the Senate, where leaders claim enough votes for rejection. Presi dent Hoover has promised a veto if the legislation reaches the White House. The Patman bill passed by the House would redeem bonus certificates at their face value in new Treasury notes dis tributed to the veterans through the Federal Reserve Banks. Thomas to Ask Quirk Vote. Senator Thomas, Democrat. Okla homa, planned to ask for an immediate tote in the Senate. It would require unanimous consent to dispense with the usual procedure of referring the bill to a committee, but leaders indi cated they would accept the suggestion. Before final approval, tire measure was amended to provide an equal issue of Government oonds to be used for retiring the currency if the dollar be came too cheap. Former service men packed the gal leries as the vote was taken It repre sented one step toward victory in their demand for the bonus legislation. Debate Terminated. In an effort to speed action on the leg islation, the House on convening today agreed to terminate further debate and proceed at once to the consideration of proposed amendments. The request to dispense with the re maining two hours general debate was made by Representative Ragon, Demo crat, of Arkansas, an advocate of the bill, after an agreement between pro ponents and opponents. Ragon said he thought it fitting that, since Representative Eslick, Democrat, of Tennessee, died in the midst of the discussion yesterday, all debate should be ended with his remarks. It was agreed on both sides that more debate would not change a vote. Rep resentative Crisp. Democrat, of Georgia, said "We all know the bill is going to pass and I believe, therefore, it should pass as soon as possible." As has been the case every day this week, the galleries were filled with a host of veterans from the bonus en campment. Within a few minutes an effort to at tach a beer-for-revenue amendment to the bonus bill was lost through a par liamentary ruling that the subject was not in order. Representative Bankhead. Democrat, of Alabama, who was in the chair, de livered the ruling on an amendment offered by Representative Cochran, Democrat, of Missouri. The points of order were raised bv Representative Blanton. Democrat, of Texas, and Rankin. Democrat, of Mis sissippi prohibitionists and bonus sponsors, who contended the beer plan was not germane. Cochran argued to the contrary but lost the decision. The Cochran amendment was identi cal with the beer bill recently voted down by the House. It proposed a tax of 3 per cent on 2.75 per cent beer Meanwhile, in the Senate, creation of a standing committee on veterans’ af fairs was blocked for the second time as members exhausted in debate the time al’otted for consideration of the ques tion. Before laying aside the resolu lution. introduced by Senator Brookhart Republican, of Iowa, the Senate voted, 39 to 32. to delay formation of the group until the next session. Advocates were urging immediate formation, apparently so the bonus bill, when it comes from the House, could be taken up by the new committee In stead of going to the Finance Committee where a cold reception is expected. Oiler Proposal Loses. | On a viva voce vote, the House ' defeated an amendment by Represent ative Cellcr. Democrat, of New York, to pay the present accrued value instead of the face value of the bonus cer tificates. Representative Kleberg. Democrat, of Texas, then offered another beer-for revenue amendment. Like Cochran's, it was ruled out of order. CAPPER IS STRICKEN Illness of Senator Causes D. C. Committee Postponement. A scheduled meeting of the Senate District Committee this afternoon was suddenly called off on account of the indisposition of Senator Capper, who suffered a slight attack of indigestion, shortly after lunch. The date for the postponed meeting has not yet been fixed. Senator Capper was taken to his office in the Senate Office Building as soon as he complained and is said to be resting comfortably. FLYERS REPORTED SLAIN WYNDHAM. Australia. June 15 OT*!.— Native runners came in today with stories that the missing German avia tor. Capt. Hans Bertram and his com panion. Clausman, had been "murdered by blacks." Officials declined to accept their story until it was thoroughly checked, however, and went ahead with plans to send a launch to the spot where Bertram's plane was found yesterday near Drysdale mission. The two flyers vanished en route from Kupang Island, Australia, to Darwin, May n.