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GATEWAY TO CENTRAL ' CAROLINA. NINETEENTH YEAR ROOSEVELT ********** Von Papen Offers Would Curb French Fear Os Invasion By Pact For The Two Former Enemies Such An Alliance Would Represent Lion and Lamb Lying Dow n To gether for Peace COLLABORATION FOR, TWO NATIONS URGED German Unable To Under stand French Attitude; Five - Year Consultative Pact Suggested by von Pa pen to Premier MacDonald Wednesday I anwanne. Switzerland, June 23. «AFl—Chancellor Franc von I'nprn. of Germany. today pro rated privately a military allance between France and Germany u a "<e»nt of meeting France'* de mand for security before disarm t-wnt U'ich an alliance which would re pr*<-*>n' the lion and the lamb lying <to*'n together in the field of Euro pean military affairs, would, hp said, be *h* best way of solving the pro btenns which face the disadmament coherence as a result of the French fear of invasion and their security plea. Speaking English, with a pronounc ed American accent —he was a Ger man agent In the United States in the early years of the World War — the greying dhanceltae added -that tre *u unable to understand the French security pleas, but that he intended to do every thing in his power to footer collaboration between the two countries It was he Whd proposed the memo randum on economic collaboration which was presented yesterday to Prime Minister Ramsay -MacDonald of Great Britain by Baron von Neurath. German foreign minister. The memo arndum proposed a ftve-yi(ar consul tative economic pact. , WOMEN CRITICIZE MARKET PRACTICE “Victim." of Wall Street Trading Te»TIFy For Sen ate Committee Washington. June 23. (API —In the role of "victim” of stock market op erations, two women today hurled savage criticism at the New York Stock Exchange and private dealers in testimony before the Senate Bank ing Committee Testifying In the committee's stock market investigation were Miss Grace van Braam Roberts, of Highland. N. T and Miss Ann Gushee, a Cheyen ne. Wyoming, bank employee. Miss Gushee said seh had been sold Continental shares at 83. although It had never brought more than 78 on th* exchange and now is selling for little or nothing. Miss Roberts said the New York exchange “condones a fraud when commit teed by prominent brokers." Surry Election Probe Not To Help Fountain Greatly lirKt OMpafr* fhiraap la the Sir Walter Hotel. BY J. r BUKKRVILL. RaMgh. June 23.—Although the In vestigation that will be made Friday by Attorney General Dennis G. Brum mitt into the charges made by Jamcb DeLaney. State campaign manager for Lieutenant Governor R. T. Fountain, that there were fradulent votea cast in SurTy county in the first primary of June 4. promises some interesting campaign fireworks, it is being se riously doubted here if either the charges or the investigation will help Fountain in his campaign to get the nomination for governor in tha sec ond primary of July 2. It is doubtful, also, if the Investigation which At torney General Brum mitt announced last night would make jointly with Solicitor Cartsle Higgins, of the eleventh judical district, will produce anything more than the usual crop of rumors and reports that always ao companv an atactior. us this sort. In view of the affidavit filtd with the Attorney General by K. R. Hoyle, HeniiprHmt Bailu Hisiratrh OF rwafS WIRE WtVICM OF TH * ASSOCIATED prmi L. S. Has No Idea Os Security Pact Washington, June 73.—(API—In sistence by the French government ■pon a security pact, reported in prese dispatches from Geneva con cernlng President Hoover's arms slash plan, brought the assertion to d»> in high governmental quarters that the United States, under no condition, would consider entering such an agreement. EDUCATION FUNDS~ TO STATES DENIED Senate Overwhelmingly Re. jecU Such Advocates To The States UNEMPLOYMENT IS UP Vote Near On Taro Billion Dollar Fea ture of Belief Measure; Veterans Fin Galleries Hoping For Jobs Washington. June- M.—<AP)—-Speed tng toward a final vote on the Demo cratic relief blit the Senate today re jeetde an amendment to make ad vances to States on thrie bonds for educational and hospitalization pur poses. . , The vote against the proposal of Senator Harrison. Democrat. Missis sippi. to make available $200,000,000 for this purpose was 37 to 15. Work ing under a drastic limitation of de bate rules, the Senate was rapidly approaching a vote on the controver sial $2,000,000,000 unemployment aid Mil. The galleries were filled with war veterans, many of whom hoped the bill would provide jobs for them. The Senate then added to the Dem ocratic relief bill the $300,000,000 mea sure it passed two weeks ago for em ergency jobless aid loans to states. This brought the total of the Demo cratic bill to $2,300,000,000. The $300,000,000 bill was originally a part of the measure, but was separ ated in an effort to speed its enact ment. House leaders, however, refused to consider the separate measure, and the Senate replaced It in the bill to get it into conference. Before approving it. however, the Senate amended the bill to provide for immediate advances to State gov ernments of one-third of the funds al located to them. MANY RESOLUTIONS BEFORE ROTARIANS Seattle. Wash., June 23. — (AP> — Thirty resolutions were before Rotary International for action today, Includ ing one to permit formation so addi tional clubs In cities with several well defined trade areas. said by Fountain headquarters here to be their special investigator, and "In charge of our finances,” tlomey General Brummitt had no other course than to proceed with an investiga tion since Section 12 of the Corrupt Practioes Act of 1831 specifically de clares that It shall be the duty of the attorney general and the solicitors In the various dbrtrlcta "to make diligent inquiry and investigation with respect to any violations of this act and said officers are authorized and empowered to subpoena and com pel attendance of any person or per sons before them for the purpose of making such inquiry and investiga tion.” The attention of all those interested in the campaign between Fountain and Ehringhaus for the gubernatorial nomination will thus be centered on the investigation that will be conduct ed by Attorney General Brummitt, Assistant Attorney General A. A. E. Seawall and Solicitor Higgins in Dob son, Surrj county, Friday, June 24, ONLY DAILY NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED IN THIS SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA. WON’T BE NAMED, MURRAY SAYS ********** * * * * * **********§ Franco-German Alliance To Solve Arms Riddle IN BATTLE FOR DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION CHAIRMAN mrrns JOUETT SHOUSE * ~ ISENATO^THOMA^^ALSI^^^^^®* With supporters of Alfred E. Smith backing Jouett Shouse, left, lor permanent chairman es the Early Adjournment Fades As Senate Wrangles On Relief Washington. June 23—(APT— A major effort by Senate leaders to break through dilatory debate, pass the unemployment relief bill and clear t.he road for early adjournment, broke down early this morning in quarrel some wrangling. After 13 hours of steady work on this last big controversial task before Congress, the Senate at midnight got COMMITTEE PUTS TAX ON CONSUMER Hoiue Group 12 to 9 Against Making Power Compan ies Pay Levy Washington, June 23. (API— The House Ways and Means Com mittee today rejected a resolution to transfer the new revenue bill’s three percent tax on. electrical energy from the consumer to the power companies. The decision was on a resolu tion Introduced try Representa tive Vinson, Democrat, Kentucky. The vote against its approval was 12 to 9. A similar proposal by Senator Norris, Republican. Ne braska, has been Introduced in the Senate, but no action has been taken. appomattcmTshaft is under protest Proposed Peace Monummt Insalt to Confederate Soldier. Memorial Association Holds 4: Richmond. Vs.. June 23.—(AP>—A., formal protest against the erection of the proposed peace monument at Ap-r pom&ttox, scene of the surrender of the Confederate Army, was voted to day by the Confederate Southern Memorial Association, after it had been termed an insult to the Confed erate soldier. THREE MEN ABDUCT PLANTER AND WIFE Cape Charles, June 23.—(AP) — Three men, two of them dollege stu dents, were killed and qpotfcer col lege student injured today In two seperate automobile accidents hear here. The dead are: Iceland Baker, 20, of Virginia Polytechnic Institute; Har wood C. Richardson. 22, of the Nor folk division of William and Mary College, both of Cape Charles, and Petty flay, a Federal government employee. • HENDERSON, N. C., THURSDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 23, 1932 I Democratic convention in Chica go, and Roosevelt supporters in sisting upon Senator Thomas J. to the point of limiting debate to a fe wminutes qsi eaeb topic. A final vote appeared in sight. Then, as new amendments were brought up. weary senators accused their leaders of bad faith in making the limitation agree ment. and within 20 minutes they forced a recess until noon today. At that time, the limited debate agreement holding, an early con Man Is Taken By Atlanta Police In Extortion Scheme Atlanta. Ga., June 23. -(AP)— An attempt to extort -SBOO from V. P. Warren, Atlanta manufacturer, under threats of death, was revealed today with the arrest of a man wjro claimed a package at a street corner desig nated in an anonymous letter as the place for leaving the money. He gave his name as A. G. Byrd, 26, and denied knowing of the plot. He claimed he just hapuened along and found the package. Hidden policemen watched as the manufacturer dpeoeited the package on their instructions' and seized Byrd a few moments later. 'QUARTERMILUON MEN JOIN SINGING Tonight’s Service One of Moot Inspir ing of Eucharistic Congress In Dublin. Ireland Dublin, Ireland, June 23.—(API- Massed In military formation before the high altar In Phoenix park, a quarter of a million men will lift their voices under the stars tonight in one of the moat Inspiring moments of the eucharistio congress. It will be strictly an affair for men only. The singidg will be led by a special choir of men and carried to the vast congregation through a mi crrtipßbne system. PUBLISHER NAMED >' TO SUCCEED DAWES Washington. June 23. —(AP>—Presi- dent Hoover today appointed Gard ner Cowles. Sr., publisher of the Des Moines, lowa, Register to be a mem ber of the board of directors of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation. Cowles will fill-the vacancy create ed by the registration of Charles Q. Dawes. However, It was said at the White House todayHhe presidency of the corporation, also vacated 'by Dakes. will not be filled until - later. WEATHER FOB NORTH CAROLINA. Fair tonight and Friday; slight ly cooler in northeast portion. __ I Walsh, of Montana, a battle royal is raging among pre-conventiaa force*, i elusion of the struggle «as in pros - peet. But so greatly had this break delayed starting the conference which 1 House and Senate must hold on the ' bill that the date for ftrtal adjourn r ment was tentatively moved to a week , from Saturday. The House, with nothing to do. did : not even meet today, recessing until , Friday. LINDBERGH WILL BE FIRST CALLED *' "• v • ; Colonel To Testify Against John Hughes Curtis aft Trial Monday Flemington. N. J.. June 23.—(AP) Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh will be the State's first witness in the trial of John Hughes Curtis, Norfolk, Va., shipbuilder, who Is accused of per petrating a hoax that served to ob struct the search for Colonel Lind bergh’s kidnaped and slain baby son. The trial is scheduled to begin Mon day. Prosecutor Anthony M. Hauck. Jr„ said he would call Colonel Lind bergh to take the stand immediately after the Jury Is empanelled. He ex pected the jury to be complete by noon of the opening day. boardlsTicking MADDRY SUCCESSOR Committee Do Make Recommenda tions to State Baptist Group Meeting In Raleigh Raleigh. June 23.—(AP)—The Gen eral Board of the North Carolina Baptist State Convention, meeting here today to a successor to Dr. wnarles E. Maddry, whose) resignation as general secretary becomes effec tive July l .appointed'a Committee to bring . recommendations .• this after noon. y , The committee is expected either to recommend a secretary to be elected by th board or to bring in rcommen detions that will provide for a tem porary solution of the matter. *~* • ■ * BRYAN GRANT GOES INTO SEMI-FINALS Haverford, Pa, June 23.—(AP) —Bryan Grant, of the University of North Carolina, the nation’s twelfth ranking tennis star, to day defeated Carl M. Namrathv University of Texas, 6-3, 6-3, to enter the semi-final brackets in the national intercollegiate ten nis tournaments. published evert aftbemoom EXCEPT SUNDAY. Move For Par amounting Economic Issues And Not Prohibition Is Growing 156 Women Now In State’s Prisons linllf Dispatch !■ the 3lr Wnller lloln nv a. c. n\>KKK\il l. \Juno 23.— Them wrtli 40 white women and 60 Negro wo men in the Btat# Prison at the end of May And 47 white wnnirn at the State Farm Oolnny for Women at Kinston, making a total of 1.16 women prison era of the State, ac cording to figures given out today by R. Rugeae Brown, director ol institutions for the State Hoard of Charities and Public Welfare. In addition, there were 73 white and SB Negro women serving sen tences in 34 county jails, and i* white and 70 Negro women serv ing sentences In 23 county prisons, such as workhouses, etc. The total number of women reported as serv ing sentences for the Btate and the counties heard from was 351. HOOVER CHOICE OF SANDERS POPULAR New Party Manager Liked By Republicans, Demo, crats, Wets and Drys PROGRESSIVES ANGRY They Are Frantic at Subordination of All Other Issues to Prohibition; Republican Wrts May Vote Democratlc By CHARLES P. STEWART Central Press Staff Writer Washington, June 23.—Everett San ders has a right to feel flattered. From politicians in Washington, news of his conscription by President Hoover as the Hoover campaign chair man elicited the almost invariable comment: "Well. Everett is a good selection.” Most of the political folk spoke in a tone of some surprise and with an emphasis upon “Everett", implying a widespread feeling that not all of Mr. Hoover's selections have been parti cularly brilliant. There is no doubt that Everett Sanders is popular. Democrats, as well as Republicans, wets and drys ,ven radicals evident ly think well of him. He will be recalled as the Terre (Continued on Page Six). FRAUD CONDONED BY THE STOCK MARKET Washington, June 23.—(AP> — An aaaertton that the New York Stock Exchange “condoned a fraud when committed by prom inent broken” wae made in the Senate stock market Investigation today by Miss Grace van Braam Roberta, of Highland, N. Y, State Fire Loss $505,821 In May, Less Than Year Ago F Doily Dispatch Bureau, ,* «•' is the Sir Walter Hotel. BT J. C. BASKEHVILL. Raleigh. June 23. —A loss of $505,- 321 . resulted from 241 business and dwelling fires In North Carolina In May, ’’neconling, to the monthly fire loss report issued today, by Commis sioner of'lnsurance Dan -C. Boney. In May, 1931, the loss was 1903,206 from 187 fires. t /■ I • . . s ' Os th# 241 fires In May,' 163 wfeie dwelling fires with a total Idas *of 382,185, while In May a year agfo the dwelling fire was $74,760 front 96 fires. Fires in. cities and towns numbered 203, with an aggregate loas qf $385,- 631, while 39 rural fire* caused a loss of $130,196. The greater pdrUoh of the total May Are loss resulted from 14 city and six rural fires, which caused an aggregate loss of $384,730, or an aver age loss of $19,237 per fire, re maining $121,106 resulted from 221 Dree, with an average torn of only 8 PAGES , TODAY FIVE CENTS COPTS Smith, One of Roo*eT«h*« Strongest Opponents, Looks for Decision on / First Ballot ' NEW YORK’S VOTE SPECULATED UPON Eager Eye Turned Toward Tammany As Democrat* Gathering for Chicago Convention; Two More Presidential Candidates Arrive for Big Gathering Chicago, June 23.— (API—A new voice was raiheri ngalnst the nomi nal Jor i of Franklin U. Rooaevett lnda> a* the force* of the New York governor took charge of the resolution-, committee and sought to make economic Inmin Instead of prohibition tlie douiinant i*n*3i paign theme. While an eager ear was turned to ward Tammany to learn to what can didate the bulk of New York's *4 votes would be thrown, two more president ail candidate came to town Governoi William H. Murray, of Oklahoma, and former Senator James A|L <jL MiasourL r - -'1- rel ■!>■! inee would not be Roosevelt. A little later Alfred E. Smith, the vigorous campaigner of 1928, told newspaper men he did not believe a 'andidate would be named on the firet ballot. He is one of the strongest opponents of Roosevelt. Gilbert M. Hitchcock, of Nebraska, .he Roosevelt-picked tentativ chair man of i he resolutions committee, said he opened its first session that tha prohibition issue would be met. but hat the platform should emphatic* conomic issue.-. VETS PREPARETOW NAME COMMANDER Nine States at Richmond Reunion Back Peters burg Man for, Honors | Richmond, Va., June 23.—1AP' Political machinery moved within the reunited ranks of Confederate vet erans here today as they prepared to elect the new conrimander-in-chief of the United Confederate Veterans this afternoon, succeeding General De- Saussure. of Memphis. General Homer T. Atkinson, of Petersburg. Va.. appeared to be the favorite with preliminary (endorse merit by delegates from nine states Georgia. Alabama Mississippi, Louis ans, Texan, North Carolina, South Carolina. Arkansas and Virginia Meanwhile, the name of General Harry Rene Lee. of Nashville, ad jutant general and chief of staff, was being mentioned among other dele gation*. . $540 a fire, one of the lowest aver ages in records of the Insurance de partment. Among the 20 larger fires that caused major losses .were the follow ing. Dunn, business block, 395.50 C; Jackson county, High Hampton Inn. $64,000; Statesville, store and contents, $30,000; Concord, wood-working plant. $27,000. also warehouse and contents, $20,000; Trinity, lumber plant, $lB,- 000; Enfield, store and contents, $lB.- 500; Erwin, teacherage. $15,000; Smith field, Ailing station. $12,000: Hender son, business block, $10,000; Four Oaks, lumber plant. $10,000; Grimes land, four dwellings, $10,000: Wake county, three dwellings, $10,000; State College Dairy Barn and feed, $9,500. The following towns reported no Are damage during May: Kings Mountain, Nashvlila, Aberdeen. Gra ham, Mount Olive. Farmvtile Siler City, LaGrange. Mooresville. Albe marle, Marion, Wayneaville, Lexing ton and Rox boro.