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central
CAROLINA.
nineteenth YEAR
GUARD SUPR
4 • 7 T T T T ▼ T *r ¥ H* «\* y» L y, y y
Japanese Cabinet Will Continue Following Assassination
PREMIER IS SLAIN
81 BAND OF CADETS
IN ARM! AND NAVI
Second Assassination Os
Premier In Japan Within 1
Brief Space of Lett
Than a Year
CABINET RESIGNS
BUT STAYS WHILE
Emperor Hirohito Requests
Ministry To Continue To
Function Until Change Can
Be Effected; Last “Elder
Statesman ’ Confers With
Emperor
Tokyo Janan. May 16. (API i
Premier Tsuyoachl Inukat. Japan's !
TT-vear-old “old grey. fox." was dead |
the second Japanese premier
to die by an assassin's hand in less
than a year.
Premier Inukat was shot down in
hi* home yesterday by a band of
young army and naval eadeta. who
apparently had attempted an abortive
plot to destroy the government and
setae the capital.
Following the death of the premier,
which occurred at 11:36 p. m. six
hours after he was shot, the cabinet
decided to resign, and acting Premier
Korrktvn Takahaahl. aged finance
minister, railed up on Emperor
Hornhito to hand in the resignation.
The emperor instructed Mr. Taka
hsehi and the rest of the cabinet to
continue in office until they received
further orders. In the meantime. It
wee announced that the aged Prince
Saoinjl laat of Japan's “elder states
men. was on his way to Tokyo from
hu villa at Okltau to confer with the
emperor about a new cabinet.
2D DEll RiOTS
AT BOMBAY, MIA!
Moslems and Hindus Clash
In Three-Day Struggle
In Great City
Bombay. India. May 16. —(API
Thirty were dead and approximately
•00 Injured by noon today as a result
of rioting between Moslems and
Hindus, which has been in progress
for three days.
Police fired Into the mob in several
parts of the city, and the situation
w *' considered so serious that Sir
Frederick Sykes, governor of tLe'
Bombay presidency, who left Saturday |
for Mahabaleshawrar. returned post
haste by airplane
The casualty lint rose rapidly yes
tnday from 16 to 24. and a few hours
sfter the riot broke out at daybreak
today, the list had risen to 30. Nearly
wore injured in the first few hours
of today’s fighting.
The riots began last week, when
t»o Hindu boys wrere attacked by a
group of Moslems. Moslems stoned
street cars carrying Hindu passeng
ers
E. B. M’LEAN OUSTER
TRIAL IS POSTPONED
Washington. May 16. (API— The
tfial of ouster proceedings to remove
Edward B. McLean, publisher of the
Post, as co-trustee of his
ftther’a estate, was postponed today
Bn tll tomorrow.
Justice Jennings Bailey brought
crowding spectators to their feet, an
nouncing that a proceeding docketed
■ head of the McLean case would
“take all day. I am sure.”
Strong Support Accorded
For Huge Bond Issue For
Relief Os Unemployment
Washington. May 16— (API
Strong support for the Federal
bond issue to finance a gigantic
public construction program came
today front a group of economists
college professors and business
,ru ' n «s Senate Democrats prepar
■<• their new program for unem
ployment relief.
Senator Wagner. chairman of
th<- committee In charge of draft
ing the Democratic program, an-
H^niteramt
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OP THE ASSOCIATED PRRBS.
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MORRISON REALLY
IN SERIOUS DANGER
DESPITE SPEECHES
Senator Resents Bad News
When Brought by His
Friends and Is Los
ing Thereby
HE IS SUSPICIOUS
OF ‘GOLD DIGGERS
Fears Many Who Represent
Situation as Bad Are Mere
ly Trying To Bleed Him;
Trying To Hold Expenses
Within Law, Despite His
Money
Dally DUpntrk Hnr*aw,
la the Sir Walter Hotel.
BY I. r. RAXKKRVILL.
Raleigh. May 16.—Senator Cameron
Morrleon may still have a safe lead
in the contest for the Democratic
nomination for dhe United States Sen
ate over his four opponents and may
have done his cause a lot of good this
past week as the result of the
speeches he made in a number of
eastern counties. But the opinion of
most of the observers here Is that
Morrison is being harder pressed
every day. especially by Robert R.
iContinued on Page Three.)
HOOVER DISCUSSES
ECONOMIES FURTHER
Sunday Night Conference Held At
White House With High Of
ficials of Government
Washington. May 16— (AP>— Presi
dent noover .went ahead today in
his conferences on governmental af
fairs that have engaged Him so fre
quently of late.
Following conversations in hlsstudy
Sunday evening with Secretary Mills,
J. C. Roop, director of the budget,
and other officials, he consulted with
Representative Snell. Republican lead
er. on prospects for House action on
the program of dispatching legisla
tive items.
DRINKING DRIVER
HELD FOR MURDER
North Wilkes boro. May 16.—(AP)—•
Oscar Vare. 20. of Ashe county, was
iin jail today charged with murder
, end driving while drunk folfowing the
i death yesterday of Miss Polly. Weatb-
I erspoon. 28 of Ashe county.
nounced he had received an over
whelmingly favorable response to
a questionnaire he sent out on
his bill proposing a $1,100,000,000
bond issue to finance public works
already organized.
Wagner made the responses
public as his committee prepared
to meet to consider a comprise
relief bill he has drafted, the key
note of which is a public con
struction program.
ONLY DAILY NEWSP
EME COURT
55.000.000 CREDIT
TO STATE GRANTED
BY TWELVE BANKS
Eight In North G&rolina and
Four In New York Join
In Loan, Gardner
Announces
CHASE NATIONAL IN
NEW YORK IN GROUP
Distinct Compliment T o
Credit of State, Governor
Says; Re-Financing Made
Possible by Rigid Econo
mies in Operating Costs
Inaugurated In 1932
Raleigh. May 16.—<AP> Eight
North Carolina and four New York
banks have agreed to lend the State
of North Carolina *1.200.000, and to
renew notes aggregating *3.800.000
which come due May 25, Governor O.
Max Gardner and State Treasurer
John P. Stedman announced today.
The total Issue of *5.000.000 will car
ry an Interest rate of six percent. The
new *1.200,000 is for general fund use.
as was the original *3.800,000.
The Chase National Bank, of New
York, which has not been listed as
lending money to the State for the
last ten years, will take *1,000,000 of
the new Issue. "This is a distinct
compliment to tfce credit of the State."
Governor Gardner aaid.
Re-financing of the *3,800.000 Issue
in sale of the new issue was made
possible only because it was found
that the State was reducing its ex
penditures. Governor Gardner said.
Expenditures of governmental costs of
the State for the current fiscal year
are now *400,113 leas than was esti
mated January 1, he said.
INTERPRETATION Os
ABSENT VOTE LAW
Brummitt Tells Only Two
Classes Eligible Thus To
Cast Ballot
Dally Dl<imlrk ffnreiia.
In the Sir Walter Hotel.
BY J. C HANKKIIVII.I.
Raleigh, May 16.—Only two classes
of people are entitled to vote by ab
sentee ballot under the trems of the
absentee voting, according to Attorny
General Dennis G. Brummitt, in ex
plaining the terms of the law to Judge
J. Crawford Biggs, chairman of the
State Board of Election, in a letter
made public today.
These two classes, according to At
torney General Brummitt, are (a)
those who are absent from their home
county on the day of the primary or
election or (b) those who are phy
sically unable to attend the {Killing
(Continued on Page Two)
ABERNETHY LETTER
ERROR CLEARED UP
Sending of Wet Propaganda To His
Constituents is Explained By
House Folding Office
Washington. May 16—(AP)—Finnls
E. Scott, postmaster at the House of
Representatives, today pointed out
that it was not his division of the
legislative branch that sent an anti
prohibition speech from Representa
tive Britten. Republican. Illinois, to
the dry constituents of Representa
tive Abernethy, Democrat. North Car
lina.
It was the House folding room Don
nelly F. Davis, the superintendent,
who mailed letters to the constituents
of Representative Abernethy, a dry,
explained the error.
EMBEZZLING CASE
IN WILSON GOES ON
Former City Clerk, His Sob And
Woman Street Collector Are On
Trial Under Charges
Wllpon, May 16—< AP)—The em
bezzlement trial of three former city
officials was resumed here today aa
Charles N. Goodno, author and State
witness, was called back to the
stand.
Goodno left the stand Saturday
after he had testified for two days.
Those on trial are T. A Hlnnant,
clerk; his son and former assistant,
G. G. Hlnnant, and Miss Mary Boger,
former street assessment collector,
>APER PUBLISHED IN THIS SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA.
HENDERSON. N. C„ MONDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 16, 1932
Batlu Dispatch
Where Murdered Eaglet Was Found
It i
—JHBE • ' .
An air view of the hour-land district in New Jersey
where the murdered body of the kidnaped Lindbergh
baby was found by the two men shown in inset. They
are William Allen (left) and Orville Wilson. Lower
LINDBERGH SEARCH
HAS TURNED AGAIN
TO RANSOM MONEY
New Vigilance in Country
wide Hunt for Currency
Asked of Treasury
Department
CONDON NEVER SAW
BUT ONE KIDNAPER
Evidence In Bronx End of
Negotiations To Be Turned
Over to Grand Jury In
Hearing Tomorrow When
That Body Convenes For
Its Session
Hopewell. N. J , May 16 (AP)—
Police turned again today to the
ransom currency bills as a chief
hope for success in running down
the kidnaper-murderers »i the
Lindbergh baby.
In his morning news bulletin. Col
onel H. Norman Schwarzkopf, super
intendent of State police, disclosed
that he bad telegraphed the treasurer
of the United States asking new vigi
lance in Che countrywide Dank search
for the notes.
Fifty thousand dollars ransom was
paid by Colonel Lindbergh through
Dr. Jdhn F. Condon, aged educator,
who negotiated with persons he be
lieved to be the kidnapers through a
series of newspaper advertisements
signed "Jafsie."
Colonel Lindbergh kept a fist of the
serial numbers of every bill and when
the baby was not returned, he appeal
ed to the treasurer of the United
States for anMance in tracing them.
The treasurer sent a list of the num
bers to every national bank In the
country.
Ooionel Schwarzkopf also disclosed
in his morning bulletin that Dr. Con
don never had seen but one member
of the gang with which he negotiated
While Jersey police were appealing
to Washington for help in tracing the
ranaocn money, offletelfe in New York
CDty announced that ail evidence avail
able cancerwing payment of the ran
som by Dr. Condon In the Bronx
woufld be presented to the Bronx
county grand jury tomorrow.
P. & N. RAILROAD’S
APPEAL IS DENIED
Washington, May 16.—(API—
Piedmont and Northern railway
lost Its attempt to connect its
electric lines in North and South
Carolina today when the Supreme
Court hel dlt must obtain permis
sion from the 'lnterstate Com
merce Commission.
WEATHER
FOR NORTH CAROLINA.
Generally fair, somewhat war
mer In extreme west portion to
night: Tuesday showers; cooler In
k neat and north central portions*
’ n *
FROM COMMUNISTS
Revenge Is Considered
Most Probable Motive
In Lind berg h Tragedy
By CHARLES P. STEWART
Central Press Staff Writer
Washington, May 16. - Dr. E. E.
Dudding. founder and head of The
Prisoners' Relief Society, whose un
derworld acquaintance perhaps sur
passes that of any other man in the
country, accepts the finding of the
Lindbergh baby's body as verification
of a theory he has expressed from the
first—that the kidnaping was at
least as likely to prove an act of re
venge a san attempt to extort ran
som.
“Fantastic as the idea may seem,"
the doctor told me ony a day or two
after the crime was committed, “the
colonel has many bitter enemies.
"Jealously is, of course their inspir
ation.
"To make this frame of mind clear
let me quote a conversation I had
with one of my own charges directly
following the theft of the baby.
“The Individual I mention could not
possibly indeed have been connected
Nudist Parade Is
Again Broken Up
Nelson. B. C.. May 16.—( AP)
A third Sunday raid on a parade
of nude Doukhohors resulted in an
Increase of tile Jail population of
members of the sect 511 today.
For the third Sunday In succes
sion, the nudists gathered in an
orchard at Thrums yesterday and
began disrobing. Police Immediate
ly ordered trucks sent from Neltw,
and loaded the 254 naked meiv, wo
men and children and Lrought
them to the Nelson jajl, There was
no resistance.
Mt. McKinley Is
Scaled, But Death
Is Found at Peak
Washington. May !6. (API
Tragedy and success mingled in
a tale that reached here today of
the first scaling of both peaks of
Mount McKinley In Alaska by a
[Airty which found dead on Its
descent a member of the Allen
Carp* band that attempted to
rear If the Icy height.
Harry J. I .elk. superintendent
of the national park there, sent
the world news he had found the
body of Theodore Koven and
“dear Indication of Carpe dead
dead in crevice" near the Muidrow
glacier.
SAYS BEER WOULD
BOOST CONFIDENCE
Washington. May 16.—(AP)— An
overnight return of national confid
ence was predicted in the Senate to
day by Senator Barbour. Republican,
of New Jersey, if Congress would
legalize and tax beer.
Barbour said the country wants
relief in the form of a balanced bud
get and pointed out that *284,000,000
was raised by taxing liquor in 1927.
Prohibition, he said, is “definitely
Involved in Um economic situation,"
PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON
EXCEPT SUNDAY.
arrow points to the spot where they discovered th*
baby’s body covered with soil and leaves. Upper arrqw
points to the Lindbergh home at Hopewell. iwst.f{iui
and a half miles away. -
with the Lindbergn atrocity. He say
service, however, In France, during
the war. as an aviator. Hack home
and demobilized he served a prison
term for an offense of which he un
questionably was guilty. Recently his
eyes failed and he applied to the vet
erans’ bureau for assistance. It was
forthcoming, but, he thought, grudg-
Jngly.
"Relating his experience to me he
said. 'Lindbergh ran not half the risk
Jn flying the Atlantic that I faced
day after day on the western front
and here he is at least a millionaire
while I have trouble to get a pair of
cheap glasses.’
Add to that fellows rankling an
ger at what he con.sigeYed the in
justice of fate and la his desire some
how to give it the concreteness of
some personality— add to these the
streak of mental abnormality which
is 'common to the criminal tempera
(Continued on Page Two.)
IVERASKS NEW
$17,306,750 FUND
Would Be For Army And
Npvy Pensions and Homes
For The Disabled
Washington. May 16. (APl—Presi
dent Hoover today requested supple
mental appropriations totalling *17,-
306.760 to be made available imme
diately for army and navy pensions
and for maintenance of homes for diß
abled service men.
With *3.000,000 requested Saturday,
the chief executive has asked for
more than *20,000.000 to be carried
in the second deficiency appropriation
bill yet to be formulated by the House
Appropriations Committee.
The funds requested today Include
*12.650,000 for pensiona; *4.233,000 for
military and naval insurance; (24,480
for State and territorical homes for
disabled soldiers the current fiscal
year, and *98.280 so rthe 1932 fiscal
year.
In another supplemental estimate,
he requested *200.000 tor deportation
of destitute aliens.
Norris Calls Fov
Glover Dismiss al
Washington. May 16. —(AP)— Dis
missal of W. Irvin Glover as second
assistant postmaster general was de
manded in the Senate today by Sen
ator Norris, Republican. Nebraska,
for his order to Missouri postmasters
to “go out on the firing line for
President Hoover's re-election."
Norris asked for a repudiation of
the official by President Hoover for
bis speech to the postmaster* Sat
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TODAY
FIVE CENTS COFIB
EXTRA POLICE GET, f
ORDERS ON REPORT
OT DEMONSTRATION
Firgt Time Such Precaution*
Have Ever Become Necefr
cess&ry In Nation's »
High Court |
URGED TO ACT IN
SCOTTSBORO CASE
Letters From Distant Coun
tries Have Been Received
Demanding Intervention
For Seven Negroes Con
demned for Assaulting
Two White Girls
Washington. May 16. (APl—Extra
policemen watched the doors of the
Supreme Court today after reports
that communists planned a demon
stration. but the justices took their
placea with nothing to interrupt the
calmness of judicial atmosphere.
No one among the spectators was
questioned.
In the clerk's office It was said this
was the first time that extra offiaers
had been detailed to the court to fane
stall a reported communist demon
stration.
While R has not yet formally reach
ed the court, many letters have been
received from communists In distant
countries urging the court to inter
vene in the Kcnttsboro, Ala., case. In
this case seven Negroes were con
demned to death for assaulting two
white girls.
owenTyoung NOW
IS DEFINITELY 01) T
Declares He Cannot Accept
Democratic Nomination
For President
LiUie Falla, N. y.. May 16 j
(APl—Owen I>. Young ha hdeft* j
nitely and dually declared he ran i
wl accept. a Democratic nomilt*- |
Hon far the presidency. il
Ills Nlnimi'-nt was contained to- )J
day lit a letter to John ( rowley. I
piililishei of the Little Falls Time*. |
an bid friend of the mduntraJUt. , |
“'l'd wbowe paper la the “homo |
t’own paper' of Van Hornesvlllo, i
Mr. Young's ham. / JQJ
On April 28 Mr. Oowloy. In
hi* newspaper, made a plea for f
the nomination of Mr. Young by 4
the Democratic National Convco- 1
lion.
Durham and Oxford
Ladies Winners In
World Bridge Pjlay
Chicago, May 16—(API—.Mrs.
H. G. Hedrick and Mrs. R. M.
Gantt, of Durham, N. C, wow the
North Carolina championship for
North-South In the world's 1 ridge
Olympic played April 1.
Miss Olivia Hurwell and Mrs.
C. K. IsMilrr, of Oxford, ft'. C..
won the North Carotins east-west.
These and other winners of the
international contract hridg-* pair
championship in the Olnipic were
announced today hy Kb Oflbert
son before the Culbertaon nattional
teachers convention.
ILLINOIS BANK IS ' T ~
ROBBED OF $?25*000
Streator. 111., Msy 16.—1(AP) —•
Streator's largest hank, th* Union
National, was robbed of bet’»een *25,-
000 and $30,000 today by six: robbers,
who held the assistant casliler cap
tive In his home all night and forced
him to open the bank vault after tbs
time lock was released at 61-0 o'clock.
The men escaped in an aut (.mobile.
urday at Springfield, MoV
"If the President of (the United
States wants to retain tFa: confidence
of the patriotic people of th ecountry."
Norris said, "he will repudiate in the
name of his adminietratlc>n these sen
timents expressed by the; second as
sistant postmaster general
“He will not only repudiate them,
but Mr. Glover will be a pm ate cit
izen nightfall,' t

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