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HENDERSON,
gateway TO
CENTRAL
CAROLINA.
NINETEENTH YEAR
DEMOCRATS
GARNER IN PERSON
URGES CONFERENCE
10 ADOPT PROGRAM
Speaker Smashes Precedent
In Assuming Personal
Direction of Com
promise Effort
EMERGENCY RELIEF
IS INSISTED UPON
Also Pleads For Provision
To Expand Borrowing
Powers of Reconstruction
Corporation For Building
Purposes; Won’t Divulge
Any Details
Washington. June 27 —(AP'—Speak
er Garner shattered precedent today
bv assuming personal direction of ne
gcUi-tlons oe tween the House and
Senate for a cotnpiomise on the $2,-
300 000 000 unemployment lellef bill.
Garner appeared personally in the
meeting of conferees who are striving
to iron out differences between his
b‘ll and the Democratic program ap
proved by the Senate.
Asked by newspaper men afterwards
if he had pointed the wav to a com
promise. the speaker said he had done
considerable “orating ." hut would not
reveal the details of hla discussion
He ssid. however, he had confined
hi« remarks to the sections of the bill
dealing with emergency relief funds,
and expanding the borrowing power
cf »he Reconstruction Corporation for
construction loans.
Jobless Demand
Food and Clothing -
From City, County*
Fr vettovilla, Jsne 27. (APi—
' demand for food and clothing
"a* presented city and county of
ficials here today by a group of
unemployed. Thirty-five former op
erstlves or the Victory mill, two
miles from here, marched in mili
tary style to the court house, 1
«here they presented their de
mands st the sheriffs office.
Within a few minutes the crowd
bad grown to 130. Many of them come
from the Victory mill, which has been
closed for seven months.
Their leaders told officials the men
came to "talk in orderly fashion, if
possible. "hut wera determined to get
relief."
The demonstration was ascribed to
he closing Wednesday of an emer
gency relief station which had been
assisting the unemployed since Jan
uary 15. lack of funds caused the
cessation of activity.
Endurance Flier
Os 1930 Is Killed
) By His Propeller
Rosedale. Miss , June 27 (API
John Turner, one of four brothers who
set a world’s airplane endurance rec
ord at Chicago two years ago, was
killed here today by the propeller of
h:s ship that struck him on his head
First reports of the accident said
that after th* motor* of the amphibian
Pl’ne had been started. Turner climb
«d out on a wing to untie it from the
dock He was en route to New Or
leen, with one of his brothers who
participated in the endurance flight
at Chicago. They planned to open
an air mail route from New Orleans
to Gulfport, Mins Their plane was
forced down here by a heavy rain late
yesterday afternoon
Prosecution Draws First
Blood In Trial Os Hughes
Flemlngton, IS'. June 27.
( —-fudge Adam O. Robbins re
fused today to dismiss the indict
ment against John Hughes Curtis,
on trial as hoaxer of the Lind
bergh baby case.
The motion for quashing the In
dictment was presented by W. C.
Pender. Norfolk attorney on the
defense staff. He argued that It
deprived the defendant of his con
stitutional right, was vague as to
detail and placed Curtis In double
jeopardy.
Flemington, N. J„ June 27—(AP>—
TVie prosecution won the first eng&ge
the trial of John Hughes
-urtis. alleged Lindbergh case hoaxer,
which opened today. A motion by the
'lefens* for removal of ont of the
prosecution's attorneys was denied by
Hwtiteramt Batin B {snatch
kSSS,
COMMUNIS? GROUP
PUT UNDER ARREST
I
Aftermath of Internal Dis
putes In Ranks of the
Bonus Seekers
Washington. June 27.—(APi—Re
newed communistic activities stirred
the bonus seeking war veterans en
campments today as an aftermath of
internal disputes within the ranks.
Six members of the Workers Rx-
Service Men’s League, a communist or
ganization. were arrested at one en
campment and held for investigation
They were distributing a two-page
bulletin attacking the veterans' lead
ers who are frantically tryin gto hold
the rank and file in line
The bulletin urged increased "pan
handling" on the streets and claimed
credit for the resignation of Walter
W. Waters, the veterans' recent com
mander-in-chief.
SERIOUSLY ILL IN
ILLEGAL OPERATION
ZChulm Girl In Raleigh Hospital, and
Warrant Out for Dr. Mike
Robertson, of Durham
Raleigh. June 27.—(AP) Miss
Daphne Cann. 26. of Zebulon. waA in
a serious condition In Rex hospital
here today following an alleged illegal
operatio performed on her Saturday.
Mrs. C. C. Forsyth and R. M. Jack
son. Jr., both of Raleigh, were being
held in jail for investigation, and
Chief of Police Clarence Barbour, of
Raleigh, said Durham authorities have
j a warrant for the arrest of Dr. Mike
I Robertson, of Durham.
Judge Adam O. Robbins.
As soon as court convened this
morning, the defense applied for the
removal of Harry Stout, special as
sistant prosecutor, on the ground that
when he was being considered as a
defense lawyer, he learned secrets of
the defense strategy. He was not em
ployed by the defense, and later was
selected to hip with the prosecution.
Judge Robbias heard argument on
the motion in his chambers, the argu
ment lasting more than half an hour.
After secret agrument on the Stout
motion eras completed, the Judge and
attorneys returned to the court room
and the prospective jurors were sent
from the room. The defense then be
gan public argument on motions for
dismissal of the indictment and for a
bill of particulars on the charges
against Curtia. , (
ONLY DAILY
Setting And Leading Characters In Dertiocratic Drama
T J °. h> N I Roll | | Jount Shouiw | | John J . Rfrkob | jA. W Burklty) | M«lvtp A. Traylor | [Aibjrt^CJiUtchieJ
NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED IN THIS SECTION OP NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA.
HENDERSON, N. C., MONDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 27, 1932
Keynoter Urges Dry Law Referendum
Chicago. June 27 -(APi— In a key
note speech bristling with denuncia
tion of the Hoover administration,
Senator Aiben W. Barkley today urged
the Democratic National Convention
to favor a vote by the people on re
pealing the eighteenth amendment
and called upon the nation to turn
the Republicans out of oftict.
Describing the Republican plank on
prohibition as "a promiscuous ag
glomoration of scrap-lumber," the
Kentuckian said the Democrats should
recommend passage of a congression
al resolution repealing the 18th amend
nient. to be voted on by state conven
ventiona chosen solely for that pur
pose.
Barkley denounced the Republicans
and President Hoover for the "ex
horbitant and indefensible rates" of
the Smoot-Hawley tariff act and pro
KING OF SIAM IS
SHORN OF POWER
Ascends Throne Under Con
stitution After Last
Week’s Uprising
Bangkok, Siam. June 27.—<AP>—
King Prajadhipok re-ascended the
throne of Siam today a plain con
stitutional monarch, and the meagre
ranks of the world's absolute king
doms was reduced by one.
A new Siam, with a constitution,
was born of last week's revolution.
By a proclamation signed yesterday
by the king himself, his powers were
limited and all the acts of the peo
ple's party, which supported the re
volt. were legalized.
The somewhat frail king, whose
word a few days ago was the law.
and who was held in semi-divine re
verence as a descendant of Buddha,
immediately set to work to study the
new ccnstitution.
MAN WHOATTACKED
UPCHURCH IS JAILED
Raleigh Legislative Candidate Gets
Broken on Refusing To
Talk to George Wilson
Raleigh. June 27. (AP) —A candi
date who refused to talk has been
found.
George Wilson, of Raleigh, today
was sentenced to 90 days on the roads
for assaulting J. Sherwood Upchurch.
Wake county legislator, up for re
nomination in the July 2 primary.
Wilson admitted he struck Upchurch
when the candidate declined to talk
over campaign matters with him Sat
urday. Upchurch's nose was broken.
OPEN CONVENTION
mised to "lift tariff-making above the
s sordid processes of log-roilers and
( back-scratchers."
He excoriated the administration s
I farm policy and said the Democrats
would undertake "to remove from the
shoulders of agriculture a portion of
the unnatural burden which it bears
because others have been able to shift
it there through special legislation in
their o"'-i hohslf."
PromLc, Turn to Ashes.
Paying his respects to the Hoover
administration, the keynoter recalled
that the President "and his Repub
lican Congress took charge of the gov
ernment ’ on March 4, 1929, and ad
ded
“But every prediction, every pro
mise. every assurance made by them
to obtain votes has turned to ashes
*%i their hands, and every pretense has
MINORITY REPORT
BY WETS IS SEEN
W a 1 s of Massachusetts
Wants Pledge for Repeal
Put In Platform
Chicago, June 27.—<AP)—The Dem
ocratic platform committee was given
notice today by Senator Walsh. Mas
sachusetts, that he would take a re
port to the floor of the convention
asking for a plank pledging the party
to repeal of the eighteenth amendment
and immediate modification of the
Volstead act.
Decision on the prohibition issue
was deferred by the resolutions sub
committee until late in the day, but
there was every evidnce that Roose
velt-dominated forces would approve a
plank calling for submission of a re
peal amendment without committing
the party to repeal.
Walsh is a member of the sub-com
mittee. In taking a minority report to
the eonventjon. he will have the sup
port of; Alfred E. Smith and expects
aid from most of the eastern states
with a big vote.
Tbe/ committee expects to conclude
labor tonight after a public hear
ing on farm relief. The unemploy
ment relief, prohibition and agricul
tural planks remain to be drafted.'.
WEATHER
FOR NORTH CAROLINA.
, Partly cloudy, with local thun
dershowers tonight and Tuesday;
not much change In temperature.
been exposed in all its naked affecta
tion.
"Agriculture has continued its col
lapse Industry has languished bevond
any previous record Credit has been
restricted until finance and productive
enterprise are frightened and stag
nant and there is constantly march
ing a greater army of unenr.piojed
men and women in search of honest
toil than has ever been experienced
by this or any other nation."
Country’ Mismanaged.
"There is nothing wrong with this
republic" he added, "except that it
has been mismanaged, exploited and
demoralized for more than a decade
by a leadership incompsrnbly short
sighted and bereft of true causes, and
incapable even now in the midst of
(Continued on Page Three.)
BOTH CANDIDATES
CLAIM ADVANTAGE
Reynolds And Morrison
Managers Optimistic as
Primary Nears
Dnllr Dtnpnfrfc Rirene,
la (be Sir Walter Hotel.
nr .i. r. baxkkrviu
Raleigh, June 27 —The managers of
both Sentor Cameron Morrison and
Robert R- Reynolds are claiming a
decided advantage for each candidate
as the final week of the campaign for
the Democratic nomination for the
Senate gets under way. Each of the
managers also announced an exten
sive speaking schedule for the final
week of the campaign.
Colonel Don Pcott. State campaign
manager for Senator Morrison, is de
lighted at the results that have been
obtained during the past week, and
especially at the hearty reception re
ceived by Morrison tn Asheville and
the western part of the State on Fri
day and Saturday. He is: convince!
that Morrison has made so ne very
substantial gains this past week and
that these gains are going to increase
even more decidedly between now and
the primary Saturday, July 2.
The Reynolds supporters are equally
confident that Reynolds is going to be'
nominated and insist that the reportsi
they have been getting indicate a de-.
cided increase in the Reynolds
strength in almost every section of the
State. They also point to the tremen
dous crowds which Reynolds is hav
ing wherever he speaks.
Reynolds spoke three times Satur
day—at Chapel Hill. Hillsboro and
Burlington—to enthusiastic audiences.
Today he is scheduled to speak in Hn
j[Cootinued on Page Fouri 4
PUBLISHED K VERT AKTUNOOR
RXCBPT SUNDAY.
! TAR HEELS UPHOLD
| TWO THIRDS RULE
Vote 41 to 8 Against Propo.
sai of Roosevelt Board
of Strategy
Chicago. June 27 <AP)—North Caro
lina delegation, which Governor Roose
velt las', night had urged in a speech
over the telephone fiom Albany, to be
“good Democrats,'* today voted 41 to 8
for keeping the two-t'hirds rule.
The main delegation, the first to
conclude rts caucus, voted 8 to 4 sot
maintaining the rule.
The Roosevelt-instructed Nevada
delegation agreed, however, to vote for
abrogation of the two-thirds rule. V,
has six votes. /’
The Tennessee delegation took no
action on the rules question, but
chose a Roosevelt for it®
j member of the committee on perma
ment organization. The delegation’s
24 vo*es are pledged to Roosevelt.
The lowa delegation, voted 14 1-2 to
11 against obrogating the two-thirds
rule Its 26 votes are pledged to
Roosevelt.
ONE MAN IS KILLED
IN MINE SHOOTING
Mnrganown. w. Va., June 27.
(APl— One man was killed and
several others injured, two se
riously, in a coal mine shooting In
the Maysvillc mine of the Kelly’s
Creek Colliery Company today.
The killing was the first to oc
cur in the northern West Virginia
mine strike that began about two
weeks ago.
South May Force Roosevelt
To Drop ‘Two-Thirds’Fight
Chicago. June 27.—(API—Dis
content in the ranks of Roosevelt
Southern delegations led tome of
the numbers of the board at
strategy for the New York gover
nor today seriously ot consider
abandonment of the fight against
the two-thirds rule.
These leaders of Governor
Roosevelt asserted that the votes
were available by a narrow margin
for abrogation of the two-thirds
rule, but they were concerned over
the sharp reaction among some
southern delegations friendly to
the New York governor.
As the convention opened, the
6 PAGES
TODAY
FIVE CENTS COFX
BARKLE?, KEYNOTER,
URGES DRY REPEAL,
RAPS PEPUBLICANS
I
A1 Smith Say» Roosevelt
Force* Will Get 4 Cold
Feet’ 1 and Not Start
Rules Fight
RASKOB IN APPEAL
AGAINST DRY LAW
Wants Question of Repeal
Submitted to States;
Troule Stirring Under,
neath, But Is Seared Over
By Harmonious Opening
Exercises of Convention
Chicago Stadium, Chicago,
June 27, (AP) —Cheering
and demonstrating as its
irators lambasted the Re
publicans and asked for
prohibition repeal, the Dem
ocratic' National Convention
began today with a session
peaceful enough on the sur
face, but encircled with a
Ightened ling of contro
versy.
True to the promise of months of
umultumi* pieparntion, the Dem'o
ratic party opened its convention to
la \. ieved high with cognizant en
husinsm. hoi torn by interna! strife
ver the hid of Franklin D. Ftoose
elt for the presidency.
In the saddle, temporily at least, the
toosevelt complete charge
tenijK.raiv organization ~ YlaVthjf
heir way on every convention com
nittec.
The trouble stilling underneath was
reared ovei for the moment by out
vat d harmony as The big party con
•lave went through the prearranged
notion of yet tine its work under way.
It was a cheering, seething co/iven
iop, nevertheless, in old-time style,
•t almost started parading and de
nominating before it came officially
nlo being. ✓
Tempo!ary. organization of the Dem
ocratic Ntyrinnal Convention was ef
ected toefay with Senator Alben W,
(Continued on rage Four.J <*^l
Convention
Program
7"
Chicago, June 27.—(AP)—Here
is today's program opening the
Democratic Notional Convention
at the Stadium: !
Noon—Convention called to or
der hy John J. Raskob, chairman
of the national committee.
Invocation hy Commander Evan- ’
geOne Booth, jol 'the HrUvatton
Army. T
"The Star Spangled Banner.”
sung hy Mme. Rose Zulalam. of
Massachusetts.
Reading of Jefferson's first In
augural address by National Com
mitteeman Isadora Dockweller, of
California.
Formal election of temporary con
vention officers.
Keynote address by Senator Al
bert W. Barkley, of Kentucky, tem
porary chsirman.
Roll call of state* for formal
selection of members to conatltata
the credentials, permanent organ
ization, rules and platform com
mittees.
Consummation of committee by
convention.
Adjournment for the day.
Roosevelt hoard of strategy wait
into a new- session to check np on
the last minute result of state
caucuses.
James A. Farley, New York head
of the board of strategy, Insisted
that the Roosevelt group was go
ing through with its fight, but
there was a division of opinion
among the members.
Alabama and North Carolina
voted overwhelmingly at their
meeting today against abrogation
of the rule. It was these votes In '
delegations otherwise friendly to
Roosevelt that caused diseasslon
of the change in policy by the
governor’s leaden. A

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