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GATEWAY TO CENTRAL CAROLINA. NINETEENTH YEAR • — A OUHL/A X , * * * «-■ v/«-*A S AKi V A HOOVER is re-nominated £1 - |-*y ******** ********** ***;* * ****., state Uemocrats Instruct For Governor Roosevelt Convention Elects Big Total Os Nine Delegates-at-Large C. L. Shuping, Greensboro, Offers Resolution Bind, ing State's 26 Votes In Convention GOVERNOR GARDNER TO HEAD THE LIST Lindsay Warren, Daniels, Shuping, Mrs. McKee, Sen ator Bailey and Others Are Named; Daniels, In Speech, Pays Tribute To Governor Roosevelt Raleigh, June 16 (AP) — North Carolina’s 26 votes in Democratic National Con vention were pledged to Governor Franklin D. Roose velt bv the State Convention here today. Th* instruction resolution was in troduced by C. L. Shuping. of reens boro. In accord with the urns) procedure l! was ordered referred to the resolu tions committee, but the convention, by a (moot unanimous vote, adopted a motion from the floor for imme di»*e consideration. Josephus Daniels, former secretary cf *h* navy, under whom Roosevelt served as assistant secretary, paid high tribute to the New ork gover nor as a "fearless leader, who was elected governor of bla State prac tically without a vote from New York City" Consideration of the Shuping reeolu tion came upon the heels of the key note speech of Colonel George K. Freeman, of Goldsboro, who lauded the Gardner administration in North Carolina, and declared that the wel fare of the country demanded defeat for the Republicans in the coming na tional election. The platform committee was busy ■t its task of drawing up a draft of principles to be submitted to the con vention. Nine delegates at large to the Ctai (Contlnued on Page Two.) Fountain In Run-Off On Governor P.aleigh. June 16. — (AP)—Raising the Issue of "machine control.” Lieute nant Governor R. T. Fountain today continued hte campaign for the Dem ocratic gubernatorial nomination. In a formal statement late yesteray. th* Rocky Mount candidate announc ed he had decided at the request of friends and supporters to ask a second primary against J. C. B. EChringhau*. of Elizabeth City, who led him by 47 non votes In the first primary. Pointing out that he and A. J. Max well. the third candidate, received a total 0 f 217. is® votes against 162.- for Ehrlnghaus, Fountain made known his intention to run. Col.Freeman,AsKeynoter, Praises Gardner Regime Raleigh. June 16— (A**) Col. Oeorge Freeman of Gold*boro, devot ing bu talk almost entirely to praise of the Gardner administration of the part four years, urged the North Car ina Democratic Contention today to place Democrats in power in the State and nation t< save “this almost pros trate coun'ry/* \ Freeman did * not mention prohibi tion a question expected to cause fireworks during the convention even ls the matter does not get outside of ’he platform committee room. Citing the history of the Democratic Party in the State, and how it took Hwitersmt Hatlu Dispatch 'thk . W,KB MRvie* HK AHJkMiATBD PRBflg. Died in Congress .* , uHn Wc .* m V/- > a u^,. Suffering a stroke while making an impassioned appeal for passage of the bonus bill on the floor of the House of Representatives, Repre sentative Edward E. Esliek, Derae- Tat, of Pulaski, Tenn., died a few -"oents after his fellow-members hed to his assistance. The ex ement is ■ i aid to have aggravated • n old heart complaint. CRUOUPDELEWfr DEMOCRAT MEET; FAVOR ROOSEVELT Districts Instruct For New York Governor For Party 's President tial Candidate WALTER D. SILER PUT ON PLATFORM GROUP Harold Cooley Presidential Elector for District; Sec ond District Names Eight Delegates, Each With Quarter Vote; Other Dis tricts Also Act Raleigh, June 16. (AP)— The fourth district congressional conven tion today instructed Us delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Chicago to vote for the nomina tion of Franklin D. Roosevelt of New York, and elected the following dele gates to the convention: Albert L Cox. of Wake; T. H. Crudup. of Vance: L. L. Gravely, of Nash, and C. C. Cranford, of Ran dolph. | Robert Ruark, of Wake, was named (Continued on Page TWO) control of the government from the Republicans 32 years ago when “Re publican misrule threatened to de stroy the State," the keynoter urged a mobiliaxtion of North Carolina Democracy. "We shall go forth from here.” he said, “determined to return our party to power in the next general election, and to lead In the effort to place in charge of our national government Democratic public servants. For only through these means may we hope for a return of peace, happiness .and pro*- (Continued « Pig* fttree-i j4* . ONLY DAILY NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED IN THIS SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA. SENATE COMMITTEE VOTES 14-2 AGAINST CASH BONUS BILL IS REPORTED ON SENATEFIOOR; VOTE IS BLOCKED Leaders Are Confident Os Sufficient Strength To Kill Measure When Decision Comes BUT ARE REASSURED BY COMMITTEE VOTE Senator Thomas, Oklahoma, Cash Payment Advocate, Prevents Considerat io n When Senator Smoot Calls for Showdown; Effort Is Made to Act Soon, How ever Washington, June 16.—(AP)— The $2.40,00041,000 cash bonus bUI was voted adversely today by the Senate Finance Committee. First senators to emerge from the meeting said the vote was 14 to 2 against the bonus. The bill will be reported immediate ly to the Senate and an attempt made to get a vote there as soon as pos sible. Leaders already were confident of a sufficient vote to kill the bill, but they were reassured by the size of the opposition committee vote. A request of Chairman Smoot of ;he finance committee that the Sen ate up immediately the cash bonus bill was blocked today by Sen ator Thomas, Oklahoma, an advocate of the measure. Bail For Means Pending (Appeal Denied By Court Washington, June 16 (AP) —Just- ice James M Proctor, in th? Dis trict of Columbia Supreme Court, today refused to free Gaston B. Means on bond after conviction on charges sos st sealing $104,006 from Mrs. Evelyn Walsh McLean in an alleged attempt to ransom the Lindbergh baby. In denying a motion for ball. Justice Proctor said he believed Means still has $106,660 and Indi cated he felt the former Justice Department inveosttgator might flee the court’s jurisdiction If re leased fnom judgment. , Candidate France Forcible (Ejected From the Stand Chicago Stadium, June 16 (AP) —Dr. Joseph I. France, of Mary land, wa forcibly ejected from the speaker’s platform at the Republi can National Convention today as he sought to get the floor. His name had just been placed in nomination and hte plan had been to make a nomination him self In behalf of former President Coolldge. ‘"They will have to carry out d presidential candidate to stop me.” France «us told newspaper men. Police dM practically carry him out a fe wmlnuteo later. River and Harbor Bill Is Favorably Reported Senate Washington. June 16 (AP)—A flsv orwble report on (to* Shtpatead bill for rivers and harbors development waa voted 11 to 8 today by the Senate Fi nance Committee. Chairman Johnson, Republican, Cal ifornia, declined to make public the individual vote on th emeasure. Under the bill, bonds would be Is sued as needed to pay for project*, in cluding the Great Lakee-fit. Lawrence waterway and connecting channels, If they ahoUld be authorized. , HENDERSON, N. C., THURSDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 16, 19*2 y- . r »• a L. ..<_aGO CHEERS WETS ON PARADE WF Voted as the most impressive float I In the huge anti-prohibition pa- I cade staged in Chicago by the wet I forces to influence the ReDubli- l MacDonald Asserts U. S. Promised Help On Debts Named Chairman of Lausa n nc Conference, Tell# Dele gates World Looks (o It For Relief; Sees Present Economic Crisis at World Catastrophe Lausanne, Switzerland, June 16. (AP) — Europe cannot act alone, but must have the help of the United States in solving the world's econo mic troubles. Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald of Great Britain asserted today as the delegates of 13 nations opened a conference on reparations and war debts here. "The United States," said he. "has encouraged us to believe it will co operate in some of the wider pro blems and join us in devising a poiicv for tne encouragement of trade and the enrichment of nations." FORMER OFFICER IS HELD IN BLACKMAIL J. J. Furlong, Sr., Accused of Writing Threats to Mrs. Kenan Wise Wilmington. June 16. —(API—John J. Furlong. Sr., former chief of police here and former county recorder, was held In $5,000 bond today on a war rant charging “blackmail of certain parties” by means of threatening let ters. While authorities refused to disclose the details of the charge against Fur long. the Wilmington Star-News fittb lished a story declaring that the in tended victim of the extortion plot was Mrs. Jesse Kenan Wise, wealthy society leader and philanthropist. *' Arrested last night, Furlong was brought before Recorder Judge Harris this morning, but the case was con tinued until next Tuesday. The warrant sworn to by Sheriff John R. Morris alleges that Furlong, did “unlawfully, and wilfully, felon iously and knowingly send letters de manding money from certain parties an dthreatenlng them with great bodily harm and their life ls such demands were not complied with.” WATHfR FOR NORTH CAROLINA. Partly cloudy, with local thun dershowers in north and weet I portion tonight and Friday. can party’s, platform, this jail on wheels symbolizes the effects of the present dry law. Thousands lined the streets cheerintr This address, after his election as chairman of the conference, waa the only one of major importance in a. session which lasted over an hour. The continuing economic crisis, he said, is the worst with which the world has ever been afflicted. It amounts to "a world catasthrophe." “We meet under the shadow of the most ominous economic crisis which ever afflicted the world in times of peace." Mr. MacDonaid said. "The whole world looks to us as it never has looked to an International con ference before." ADERHOLT SLAYER ARRESTED IN N. Y. Kelly Hendrix Living With Communists, Planning For Campaign New York. June 16.—(AP)—A man who described himself as John Gray when he- whs arrested, admitted in the police line-up today that he is Kelly Yale Hendrix. 35. who jumped $20,000 bail In Gastonia, N. C.. where he and six others were convicted of the murder in 1929 of Chief of Police G. F; Aderholt. Hendrix waa arrested last night by detectives of the radical squad in an apartment where police said he was ‘living with a number of communists. Hendrix came to New York City six days - ago. police said, from Kansas City, and under the name of Gray was about to become campaign manager for William Z . Footer, gommunist candidate for president of the United States. ADMITS KIDNAPING, IS GIVEN LIFE TERM Kansas City, Jone *l6 (AP)— Marshall Deputy, known also an Martha Depew, former Dowtzigton Pa, steam shovel operator, plead ed guilty’ today and was sentenced to life imprisonment for the kid naping of Mrs Nell Donnelly, Kansas City garment manufact urer* PUBLISHED EVERY AKTSKNOOH EXCEPT SUNDAY. Curtis Is Offered As Party Candidate As Vice-President G. O. P. Plank Too Wet for Tar Heels Chicago, June 16.—(AIM—The Republican administration'* prohi bition plank recommending sub mission to the people for a vote on the eighteenth amendment la not dry enough for Rome leader* of the North Carolina delegation. While they prefer thte to the substitute offered in the minority report la*t night, both Clifford C. Frasier, Greensboro attorney and candidate for governor, and ,lak< F. Newell, senatorial nominee, ol Charlotte, say they will not sup port It In the campaign against the Democrats. The Tar Heels lined up behind the administration platform by a 25 to 3 vote. The delegation looked to the ad ministration today for a hint n* to whom they will support for vice presidential nominee. repdblicanseoF RE SUBMISSION OF PROHIBITION ISSUE Chicago Convention Stage* Major Battle Over Ques tion of Eighteenth Amendment ABLEST SPEAKERS JOINED IN DEBATE Galleries So Riotous Con. vention Threatens To Oust Them; Convention Pre pares to Nominate Hoover And Curtis And Return to Their Homes Chicago. June 16.—(AP) Pledged in the fire of a history-makfng de bate to work for submission of & new prohibition deal, the Republicans moved swiftly on today to renominate President Hoover, settle the dispute over second place on the ticket and go home. They came together In the stadium weary and disturbed, nursing the bruises of a session which saw the party platform adopted in the early morning only after repealiets had roll ed up a strength that surprised party captains. They were In a mood apparently to renominate Vice - President Curtis along with the President and get it done with a minimum of delay. In many delegations, the Curtis opposi (Cootinued on Page Eight.) Its Finances Good, State Ready To Pay On July 1 / Daily niftpatch Bareae. la the Sir Hotel. nr j. r. pasKßuviLL. Raleigh. June 18.- With a cash bal ance of more than $1,000,000 on hand In the States general fund, the fin ancial condition of the State is bet ter right now than it has been in some time, according to State Trea surer John P. Stedman. In addition, the State has $5,962/42 already on de posit in New ork to meet its payments of principel and interest in this amount that falls due July 1, Sted tnan pointed out. Os this $5,862,342 of. principal and interest which the Rtate will pay ofT July 1, $2,600,000 is to retire matured bonds and notes, Is a general fund note for $1,000,000- highway bdnds amounting to $1,500,000 a*jd. SIOO,OOO worth of bonds Issued for educational and charitable Institutions. Os the interest due, the greater part Is on unmatured high way bonds and public school bonds. The greater portion of this amount, 8 PAGES TODAY FIVE CENTS COPY AH But Smallest Handful of States Rallied to Cause When Sole Ballot Is Taken LONG AND COLORFUL PARADE IS STAGED Hoover s Vote Is 1,126 1-2, With Four Other Candi dates Getting From One to 13 Votes Each, Latter Be ing Senator John J. Blaine, , of Wisconsin Chicago, Stadium, Chicago June 16, (AP) Hoover was renominated al most without opposition to day by the Republican Na tional Convention. In the fir*: ballot walk-away en dorsement. which rallied to his stand ard all but the smallest handful of dates. Mr. Hoover received from a 'heering party conclave a reaffirma tion of the grand of leadership voted him four years ago at Kansas City. An unofficial total of the balloUng Hoover 1,126 1-2 votes; John J. Blaine, of Wisconsin. 13; Jamas W. Wadsworth, of Naw York. 1; Charles G- Dawes, of Illinois. 1; Joseph I. France, of Marjdknd, 4. Not voting 4. A long, noisy and colorful demon stration had greeted the presentation of his name to the convention with his home state of California leading the parade. The renomination had been forecast (Continued on Page Eight) fg| FILM MAGNATE TOO ILL FOR TESTIMONY Washington. June 16.—(AP)—Wll* liam Fox, of the Fox Film Corpora tion. wax execused from appearing today before the Senate Banking Com mittee in its stock market investiga tion after two doctors sent by the committee to his hotel reported he is slightly ill. He is to testify tomor row. / * Wallace Scales Is Held Without Bail 1 On Burglar Charges Winston-ffaiem, June I*.—(AP) —Wallace Scales, member of a prominent Greensboro family, waa ordered field without bond today on a yer.r-old charge of burglary. Scale'* had been In jail here three -months following his arrest in Salisbury on charges of violat ing the prohibition law. Hts hear ing in municipal court today waa oe a charge of entering the home here of A. H. Galloway, locking 'him in a closet aad robbing Mrs. Galloway. * or $2,999,910, will be paid to the Chas National Bank, the agent for the bond holders. Only $164,937 will be paid to the Bankers Trust Company and $97,- 496 to the First National Bank, agents for the other bondholders. The $1,600,000 for the matured high* way and educational bonds will be paid to the Chase National Bank and the $1,000,000 for the matured general fund note to the First National Bank of New York. For several weeks State Teraaurer Stedman has been busy withdrawing State money from the various State depositories and concentrating it in New York, so that sufficient funds would be on hand In the States ac counts there to meet these payments of $5462,342 on July 1. By doing the State will be saved the collec tions chargee which the New York banks would impose if 'they bed to make the actual collections from the State for these matured bonds, notes and interest. . .. .