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gateway TO CENTRAL CAROLINA. NINETEENTH YEAR LINDBERGH SUSPECT DENIES GIRL’S CHARGES Prohibition Big Issue As Republicans Move On Chicago WETS DEMANDING REPEAL AND DRYS OPPOSE THE PUN Dfgree of Wetness of Plat form Declaration Is Cen ter of Interest At Convention DEMONSTRATIONS BY GROUPS ARE READY Wei* Will Stage One Last, ing Two Days, While Sound Call to Arms; Dry Agents Raid Speakeasies In Advance of Gathering G. O. P. Army Chicago. June It. —•< AP> —The dust cf the prohibition rumpus continued to settle down upon the convention city today, obscuring virtually all else In the face of the march upon the Republican National Convention of the organized wet demanding repeal *n<l of dry? who oppose It the ques tion of whi will be the next chair man of the national committee, and whether there wiil be any definite move to replace Vice-President Curtis a» a running mate tor President Hoover were relegated to the side line*. .. (a tu- minds of arriving delega tion* who discussed the prohibition plank 'he Republicans will adopt next week the primary interest seemed to he the degree of wetness. The organized wets and drys ear ned their dispute fro mthe statements road* in* oa series of demonstrations, wi'h the former laying plans for a two-tlav demonstration to begin to morrow an dthe latter beginning a •rotes of meetings described by F. Scott Mcßride general superintendent of th- Anti-ltialoon League as a ''call to arms." As convention crowds flowed into th- ci*v. .Vi Federal prohibition agents under personal direction of Chief En forcement Officer AI Aon an raided 15 alleged saloons and beer clubs and ?eu*d 17 men last night. The raiders were aided by a list »t“akeasies which it swas reported were placed in the hands of the local enforcement officers by Amos W. W Woodcock, national enforcement di rector. at Washington. Moratorium Debt Funding Accord Is Reached by U. S. Washington. June 11 <AP)—The Treasury announced today that agree ment had been signed with four Euro pean countries, including France, p«o --vid ng for (funding over a ten-yefcr period of J59.000.6fi5 postponed by the Hover moratorium. S gnatory nations were France. *h-'te postponed payments amounted to 150.000 000; Belgium. *7.950.000; Roumanla *BOOOOO and Latvia *250.553. TOBACCO SALES IN KENTUCKY STATED Frankfort, K .'June 11 <AJ*>—Eu gene Flowers. Skate commissioner of •xricirgure. reported today Kentucky wn rehouses sold 5.898.245 pounds of tobacco during May for *194.153.04, or »n average of *3 29 per hundred. Debit Balance For State $3,475,180 Raleigh, June 11 < AD— Henry B'Jrke. assistant director of the North CeroMn* Budget Bureau, said today that appropriations allotments to s ’«te institutions and deparaments inpvitabty must be lees next fiscal >** r than they were this year." The act’al debit balance for the current fecal year is expected to be *3 <75.180 on June 30. Burke said. * w-auid have been $6,087,364 bad ,w *c* been no reduction in aJtotments bek>w appropriations. Tbe percentage the alkrtmeow will HiutlU'rsmt Batin Bfapafrti r Sw L T A* 4 f*p win* umvici w AMXoCIATHO PMtt. Gardner In Washington Seeking Assistance For Industry In This State Stadium Is Ready Ralph Williams, vice chairman of j the Republican national commit tee, has completed his work at chairman of the convention's com mittee on arrangements with ali in readiness, at the Chicago Sta dium for the opening G. O. P. session. Willianfe directed ,the elaborate decorations in the (A&m uioth halL FOUNTAIN DENIES PLAN FDR RUN OFF ONWETPLATFORM Still Undecided Whether or Not To A*k For Second Primary at All, He Declares REYNOLDS BACKERS URGING FOUNTAIN ON Would Tend To Divert In terest From Senatorial Fight to Advantage of Leader—But It Might En danger Reynolds Own Campaign, Some Believe Rail? Dispute* Barn«, In the Sir Walter Hotel., nr J. C. RAXKP.RVILL. Raleigh. June 11.—Lieutenant Gov ernor Richard T. Fountain is still un i decided as to whether or not he will call for a second primary with J. C. B. Ehringhaus for the Democratic nomination for governor, he told this correspondent here last night. In spite of persistent rumors during the day that he had decided to ask for a sec on primary. There were also rumors throughout the day that if Fountain did J enter a second primary with Ehringhaus. he would run on a “wet" platform, but Fountain vigorously de nied these reports. "Those rumors are Just bull and be cut next fiscal year has not been determined Burke said, nor has the time the reductions wW be made been decided. It is expected, however, to hold the debt balance for 1932-33 to less than $1,360,000, and, if necertary on account of oontimkng distressing conditions, to hokl expense* within the Income for the next year. Burke said the State would be ready Juno 30 to pay some $6,280,000 in in terest and bond maturities, including •bout $3,000,000 for retirement otf botxkj. 1 ONLY DAILY NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED IN THIS SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA. Henderson, n. c., Saturday afternoon, iune n, issa Governor Tells President Hoover North Carolina Textile Business In Stagnation SYMPATHETIC EAR BY CREDIT GROUPS Gardner and Senator Bailey See Chairman Meyer of Re construction Body; Has No Complaint Against That Corporation, Governor De clares * Wa.shington, June 11. —<AP>—After a lengthy conference with President Hoover, Governor Gardner of North Carolina said today he had Informed the chief executive that the State's textile industry was In a state of stag nation and that aid was needed. Gardner said he had conferred pre viously during his visit in Washing ton with drectors of the Reconstruc tion Finance Corporation. Asked if help had heen given by that source, he replied: "The Reconstruction Corporation has been very sympathetic. We have no complaint." GABF»Nf!R ANO- BAILEY SEE RECONSTRUCTION CHAIRMAN' Washington, June 11.—(AP)—Gov ernor O. Max Gardner and Senator J. W. Bailey of North Carolina had an appointment to confer with Presi dent Hoover today, presumably with icgard to the several relief measures pending in Congress or already enact ed. The governor And the senator yes terday talked at some length with Eugene Meyer governor of the Fed eral Reserve Board, and with offi cials of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation discussing the same sub ject. CRIMINAL CHARGE ON LONDON WOMAN London. June 11 (AP)-A second criminal charge was filed today agalnsk Mrs. Elvira Dolores Barney, young Ivondon society woman. who is accus ed of the murder of Michael Scot*. Stephens, following a oockXail party In hpr apartment May 31. She was accused in tihe court today of having shot at Stephens “with in tent to do him grievous bodily harm" one*. before on May 19. nearly two weeks before the fatal shooting. without any foundation, just like lots of other rumors that get started and get into the papers anyway," Foun tain said. “For I have not yet decided whether I will ask for another pri mary or not. and hence have not de cided on any platform. Besides, the emocratic convention writes the plat form. anyway, sis I announced several days ago, I do not intend to announce whether or not I will call for a sec ond primary until after I have care fully gone over the official results of the first primary and consulted with mere of my friends." The official vote announced last night by the State Board of Elcttons after canvassing the results sent in by alt the counties, still gave Etartng haur a lead of more than 47 000 votes over Fountain, giving Ehringhaus 162,489. Fountain 115.127 and Maxwell 102,032. Would Be Unwise. Because of this lead of more than 47.000 votes which Ehringhaus had over Fountai.i. the opln on persists in polHical ei.n.-r here that Fountain woa’d be v*-y unwise to call for a second primary. In fact, all except the most ardent of his supporters seem (Continued on Page Two) Find Dynamite In Bonus Seekers’ Camp Washington, Jun« 11 fA_P>—Pohee today destroyed a small quantity of dynamite discovered by bonus seeking war veterans In one of their encamp ments. • Officers of the police crime preven tion squad declined to comment on the i seisure, or to say whether they baked "bonus Army” Camp from the Air This striking aerial view oi Hit buiiu.- Alloys en campment at Washington recalls the days when the boys were fighting for another cause—when there was no lack of food, shelter and Dlentv of ammunition Developments In Lindbergh Inquiry (By The Associated Press) Today's far flung developments I from the suicide of Violet Sharpe, ! Morrow maid, yesterday, were as fol lows, in bri't<; Alpine, N. J. —Sanest BrinkeJt, with whom ‘Mias ftya'p nald btTbr ' taking poison that sbe had spent the evewireg the Lindbergh child was kid- i naped, arrived here after being at tended at Nw Rochelle. N. Y. He de nied he had spent that evening with ; Miss Sharp, and said be had been with : his wife In Bridgeport, Conn. Mamaroneck, N. Y. Claude W. j Moody disclosed that Brinkert had ; worked as butler for him for five j morWthe. giving up his job on March111, 1 the day tshe baby was stolen. He ex- PROHIBITION REAL ISM RUN OFF Other Considerations Fade Into Insignificance In July Voting REYNOLDS CONFIDENT Morrison's Friends Figure He Will Oct Enough Bowie-Grlst-Siiiunon* Strength To Put Him Across Next Month f Dnlly tllspntrh Burma, la the Sir Walter Itntrl. BY J. C. BASKERVI 1,1,. Raleigh. June 11.—The big issue be tween Senator Cameron Morrison and Robert R. Reynolds for the emocratic nomination for the United States Sen ate in the second primary is prohibi tion, with everything else incidental, it a more and more agreed here. In the frsb primary there were several other issues Involved in the opposition to Morrison, such as his vote for Mc- Nlnch, hie money and his praise for the Southern Power Company. But from no wuntil the second primary on July 2, the issue is clearly pro hibition with Reynolds favoring modi fication and repeal and Morrison for prohibiton • and enforcement—unless the State Democratc Convention should adopt a “wet" plank }n Its MTATHER FOR NORTH CAROLINA. Occasional rain tonight and pro bably Sunday morning; not much change in temperature. it with communist activities among the veterans. Meanwhile, the bonus army of occu pation reached formidable numbers, and still they trudged or rode into the capital. Registration at the veterans’ encampment reached 12,033. The dusty, dirt roads out through brambles and brushes into the Ana loere are veterans here from all corners of to United States, camping in rude shelters and wond"i ing where the next meal is coming from. But they'r* determined to Slav until thev receive oavment. pressed the opinion the laddcT m>ed i n tjhc kidnaping had been stolen from his grounds. Washington lmmigration records revealed that Edna Sharp, sister of the suicide, applied for' permission to make a vt»K <o England the day she baby waa stolen. She sailed four day after a *50,000 ransom was paid by Dr. John F. Condon in New York City. Stourbridge, England Edna Sharpe denied she knew anything about the kidnaping and said her sister was equatly Innocent, but that the police had ‘"driven her crazy." Trenton, N. J.—Colonel H. Norman Schwatxkopf, superintendent of Stat police, bays autopsy shows Violet Speaker Garner 111 With Grippe Washington, June 11 (AP)—An attack of la grippe this morning compelled .Speaker Garner to leave his Capitol office and take to bed nt his holel. The speaker reached his office at 7 a. m as usua., apparently able to work. After he had dic tated letters for several hours, how ever, hts temperature began t» rise. Dr. George Calver, House physician, was called and directed th c speaker to bed. State platform. But this is not con sidered likely. Reynolds Confident. The Reynolds forces are confident of victory in the second primary. With Reynolds' lead of more than 15.000 votes, given him in th final tabula tion of the returns by the State Board of Elections yesterday, togethr with the votes which his friends believe he will get from those who voted for Bowie. Grist and Simmons, the other thre ecandidates in the first primary, they regard his nomination as vir tually assured. They point out that Bowie. Grist and Simmons received 68.792 votes, that all of these were de finitely anti-Morrtson votes, since both Bowje and Grist made a more bitter personal attack upon Morrison than did Reynolds, that Reynolds can thus count on getting the larger portion of these 88,792 votes. They also point out that even if just as many votes are cast in the second primary as in the first, when 355.187 votes were cast for those seeking the Sena torial nomination, Reynolds will need to get only 28.000 more votes than the 150.763 he received in the first pri rContinued on Page Two) costa flats receiving camp was worn to ruts and holes as new members'en tered to be distributed in other more permanent camps ■ As vigorously as their leaden be sieged Congress for bonus payments, the men bee edged their leaders for blanlUs or earn protection from the unusually chilly nights.,, p PUBUtSHKD EVERT ATT SIMOOM ■XCMPT SUNDAY. Sharpe suffered no ailment which migiht explain suicide. Bridgeport, Conn.- Police have no information concerning Negro with whom Brinker* said he spent the night of March 1, but rumor is that Jersey police are on the way to check the alibi. Detroit Handwriting samples of Robert Burns taken by police ques tioning him in connection with the Lindbergh case. Englewood. N. J. -Body of violet Sharpe heki at undertaking tswablish ment. No funeral plans yet. New York CWy—Dr John F Con don, (cite Bronx district attorney Blinker* is nek, the "John" to wnom he paid *50,000 of Colooel Charles A Lindbergh’s money MORE SCHOOLS OF STATE ARE MERGED Equalization Board Turns to This Plan As Measure of Economy * A Dully Dlupnlrk Rarne, la Ilk Sir Walter ■l'vtel ftV J. f. IIAiKIRVIIiJ; Raleigh, June 11.- Eigh.'ty-nine ad ditional schools have N-. en eonsptidat ed for next year by the State Board of Equalization, in order to re duce operating expenses and make more fund? available for additional teachers, it was announced today by Leßoy Martin, secretary of the board. Os these 89 schools. 81 are elementary schools and eight are high schools. Last year more than 200 schools were consolidated by the board, when it put the new school law into opera tion. This law authorized the board to consolidate schools In any county when by so doing It can reduce op erating oosts without decreasing the educationa (opportunity of the chil dren affected. The board this year did not deem It wise to make extensive consolidations (Continued on Page Two) Congress Presses For Adjournment Washington, June 11.—(AP)—Sys tematically Congress today pushed its stride for adjournment, cutting fast into the pile of legislation which must be made law this morning. After an overwhelming majority of the Senate yesterday approved the $300,000,000 Democratic relief* bill and sent it over to a none too friendly House, the great stack erf appropria tion bills was tackled. The one pro viding for the Congress-regulated ex penditures of the District of Colum bia was first up today. Committees hurriedly turned out more of them. The House approached the passing 8 PAGES TODAY FIVE CENTS COM EX CONVICT SAYS HE WAS NOT WITH GIRL FATAL NIGHT # Waitres* In Morrow Home Makes Statement Just Before Drinking Deadly Poison POLICE CHECKING ALIBI HE SET UP Claimed To Have Spent Night at Negro Residence In Connecticut With His Wife; Goes to Jersey City Voluntarily After Waiving Extradition Alpine. N. J., June 11. iAP)-Er nest Brinkert. ex-convict, arrested in the Lindbergh case, told his story to State police today, and immediately hereafter officers drove away at breakneck speed for an unannounced iestination. Arrested in New Rochelle. N Y . ast night after the suicide of Violet "harpe, waitress in the Englewood. "i. J., home of Mrs. Dwight W. Mor ow. grandmother of the murdered Lindbergh baby Brinkert came here voluntarily early today, waiving ex tradition. He flatly denied tan antemortem -tatement bv Miss Sharpe that she had spent the evening of March" 1. the night the baby waa stolten with him. On the contrary, he insisted he and his wife spent most of that night and ‘he night following at a "very nice home," owned by a Negro in Bridge port, Conn. Booh after this alibi was made pub lic, Inspector Harry Walsh of tha T ersey City police, wtm has charge of he Brinkert ttxamlnaAlon. left the itate police station in an automobile with a trooper and an undentlfled man in civllan clothes. It was determned that this man was not the prisoner and It was learned that Brinkert would be held at Alpine at least until his alibi la checked. Presumably, he gave police the namee of the Bridgeport Negro, but this In formation was not made public. j CRAVEN DEMOCRATS * FAVOR ROOSEVELT New Born. June 11 (AP)—The Craven county DemoeraAlr convention today unanimously endorsed Frank lin D. Roosevelt for the Democratic nomination for president. SENATE TOlillE I ' FARM RELIEF BILL Philippine Legislation I* Al so Due Before Final Adjustment . \0 Washington, June 11.—(AP) — Tha Senate today agreed to consider farm relief and Philippine legislation this session as Republican leaders point ed for an adjournment of Congress at the end of next week. Senators from the farm states fi nally .after many unsuccessful at tempts obtained an agreement to con sider the McNary farm relief bill aa soon a sthe Senate has disposed of the pending District of Columbia ap propriations measure. Agreement then was reached to consider ihe Philippine independence bill for three a half hours Mon day night. Leaders predicted, how ever .that a vote would not be obtain ed within that limited period. vote on President Hoover’s home loa» discount system with the leaden con fident this final item in tbe original adminstraton reconetructon program would be sent over to the Senate by evening. Possibility developed that an agree ment would be reached today in con ference on the economy bill. Some forecasts were that the Presidn’a fur lough plan for cutting Federal pay roll costs approved by the Senate would be accepted by tbe House. It saves much more ihan the limited pay cut the House voted, and has the ap proval of employee group*.