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"HENDERSON,
GATEWAY TO
CENTRAL
CAROLINA.
NINETEENTH YEAR
FIGHT TO DR
Conferees Agree On $300,000,000 Relief Fund
FIGURE PROVIDED
IN SENATE BILL IS
FINALLY ACCEPTED
Two-Third* To Go To State*
on Basis of Population,
Rest of It Where
Most Needed
attempt to meet
PRESIDENTS WISH
House Sends Conference Re
port on $150,000,000 Na.
tional Economy Bill Back
To Senate For Another
Vote, as Requested by Ac
tion of the Senate
w>«hlngton June :8 ( \P>—Con
jT*«Monsl conferees on the unemploy
ment relief hill agreed today on a
jym.vyinon emergency aid fund to be
idmunutered partially by the Presi
dent on the basis of need.
in* conferees determined upon the
JJhnoon.ono figure provided In the
Senate bill, but compromised on the
distribution of It to meet President
Hoovers wishes for an allocation on
the basis of distress rather than en
tirely on population.
I’nde frthe compromise plan, tha
HOOOOOOOO fund will be created by
adding to the borrowing power of the
P.tconstructlon Corporation.
Os this amount. 1200.000,000 will be
allocated to the states on the bests of
pooutatton. and the ether $100,000,000
will be distributed by the President
u he seee fit.
Another meeting was called for late
today In an attempt to Iron out the
remaining differences.
NATIONAL ECONOMY BILL
SENT BACK TO SENATE
"'ashtngtoi*. June 28. (API— The
House today agreed tp the con
ference report on the 5150.000.000 na
tional economy bill back to the Senate
for another vote on its adoption. •
The Senate had voted to reconsider
its action in rejecting the conference
report. The bill makes reduction In
the operating expenses of the govern
ment next year.
Soon after the House convened.
Speaker Garner presented the Senate
request and it was approved without a
record vote.
Charges Fountain
Has Machine Made
Giving Patronage
"hiteville. June 28— (AP- Willie
Smith. oF Raleigh, speaker of the
House In the 1931 General Assembly,
charged in a political soeech here to
day that R T. Fountain, of ltocky
Mount who is seeking the Demo
cratic gubernatorial nomination, "has
been constructing a mighty machine
in many parts of North Carolina by
wav of patronage at the expense of
the State."
Smith spoke advocating the nomi
nation in Saturday's run-off primary
of John C. B Ehringhaus. of Eltra
beth City, who led Fountain in the
first primary by 47.000 votes.
WEATHER
FOR NORTH CAROLINA.
Partly cloudy, with probably
showers on the const tonight;
M edneadav nartly dandy.
Republican Progressives
Must Decide Promptly On
Plans Os Their Campaign
By CHARLES P. STEWART
Central Frees Staff Writer
Washington. June 28.—With both
conventions out of the way, It will
be up to the Republican progressives
to decide promptly on their coming
campaign policy.
They never were moi* effectually
cut loose from the regular O. O. P.
organisation.
The Hoover platform of 1932 not
only Is the most conservative party
declaration in <> generation, econo
mically speaking, but u fc r«.*at oppor
tunity was afforded to oitaodox
Hamiltonians at the recent Chicago
UrnJuu*
THX W,Ki SRRVICR
OF Ttlg AMOfUTBD I'RBHB
TAMMANY MAY SWING NOMINATION TO NEUTRAL
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John F. Curry, boss of Tammany
Hall, whe virtually controls New
York state '■ 94 votes at the Dem
ocratic convention, is in a posi
tion to swing the presidential
Britain Thumbs Down On
Hoover’s Arms Proposals
Would Leave Empire Without Sufficient Naval Vessels
f6r Needs, Cabinet Decides; Fewer Larger Ships
And More Smaller Ones Just As Economical
London. June 28.—(AP)—The Bri
tish cabinet was understood today to
have turned down more orless dip
lomatic thumbs on President Hoover's
disarmament proposal.
After a discussion of the Hoover
plan for more than two hours last
night, the ministers were reported to
have agreed the plan did not provide
for enough naval vessels for the needs
of the empire.
Hutton’s Defense
Attacks Past Life
St. Pierre Woman
Los Angeles, Cal., June 28. —(AP) —
The “past life” of Mytrle Jones St.
Pierre waa the object of attack by
defense counsel today In her suit for
5200.000 for alleged breach of promise
against David Hutton, choir singer
and husband of Aimee Semple Mc-
Pherson, evangelist.
Defense attorneys said Hutton pro
bably would take the witness stand.
His appearance will follow the testi
mony of witnesses who. Hutton's at
‘orneys said, will reveal that the 30-
vear-old twice-married attractive
burse entertained men at her home
brlor to and subsequent to her al
'eged romance with the baritone.
gathering to afront the insurgents,
and several of their orators did it
with enthusiasm.
In the past the progressives have
dominated at least the Wisconsin de
legation at every Republican conven
tion sine early in the elder Senator
La Follette’s career, and thus have
had a voice in the proceedings—have
been represented on the resolutions
committee, and consequently have
had an opportunity to submit a minor
ity report and the draft of a plat
form to their liking.
At the last primaries, however, 30
on Page Four.) ,
ONLY DAILY
newspaper published in this section of
OP
nomination away from Gov.
Franklin D. Roosevelt. Tammany
i« reported as favoring Newton D.
Baker rather than either of the
two New York candidates, Roose
Sir John Simon, foreign secretary,
and Sir Herbert Samuel, who remain
ed here for the conference last nigh',
prepared today to return to Geneva
to report on the confernce to Prime
Minister Ramsay MacDonald. No for
mal announcement was made here.
The cabinet was reported to have
been of the opinion that a plan which
permitted fewer larger ships and more
small ones would save jus', as much
money and suit Great Britain.
Court Is Asked To
Rev iew Leas’ Case
Raleigh, June 28. — (API —A mo
tion “to consider and review" its
opiinion upholding conviction of
Colonel Luke Lea. Tennessee news
paper publisher and financier; his
son, Luke Lea, Jr., and Wallace B.
Davis, former president of the de
funct Central Bank and Trust Com
pany of Asheville, was filed In the
State Court today.
R. R. Williams, of Asheville,
counsel for Davis, filed the petition,
apd the court understood another
In behalf of Davts, who was In
dividually convicted In another
case, would be here tomorrow.
RfVAfMANAGERST
REITERATE CLAIMS
Morrison's Nomination Fore
cast and as Promptly
Denied By Reynolds
Dally Dispatch Hurras,
la the Sir Walter Hotel.,
nr .«. r. BA9KK.RVILI.
Raleigh. June 28.—"1f the primary
should Ere held today. Senator Cam
eron Morrispn would win by a good
majority, and every day will make
that majority increase,’’ Colonel Don
C. Scott, State campaign manager for
Senator Morrison said today. “The re
ports we have been receiving for the
last few’ days from every part of the
State indicate that the people have
at last awakened to the real iasues at
{Continued on Page Four)
MEMORIAL Ui-oMrt*
_ -
smt Datht ©ispatrli
HENDERSON, N. C,, TUESDAY AFTERNOON,
TWO-THIRDS RULE ADANDOHED
velt or former Gov. Alfred E.
Smith. Photos show, Ctirry, left;
Roosevelt, upper right j Smith,
lower center, and Baker, at lower
right.
BONUS LEADERSHIP
ISCHANGED AGAIN
Food Shortage and Down
pour of Rata Aggravates
Tattered Veterans
Washington. June 28, —(AF)—
Faced ''roWema, the bonus
army's leadership today changed
hands again. !
Thomas Kelly, of Camden, N. J.,
who had been acting commander-ln
chief of the tattered war veterans
since the resignation of Walter W.
Waters, of Portland. Oregon, vacated
his post and was succeeded by George
Kleinholz, of Portland, Oregon,
A steady downpour of rijin ag
gravated the temper of the rank and
file, now facing a food shortage.
Stocks now on hand were sufficient
for only a few hours.
With the expenditure of the last
of the bonus marchers’ benefit fund,
police withdrew from the veterans’
financial administration and left them
! to solve their own problems.
Metropoftan police Also followed
Maryland State police In refusing fur
ther transportation from the city.
MEDIARYOFMEANS
PUT UNDER AH
Norman Whitaker, “The
Fox' 4 , Nabbed In Brook
lyn by U. S.Agents
New York, June 28—(AP> Norman
Whitaker, “the fox,' through whom
Gaston B. Means promised Mrs.
Evelyn Walsh McLean of Washington
to return the kidnaped Lindbergh
baby, was held here today as a fugi
tive from justice .
Police said ne was wanted in Wash
ington, D. C. ,on a charge Os con
spiracy and grand larceny growing
out of the case in which Means, a na
tive of North Carolina, and a -termer
government oprative. was Convicted
of defrauding Mrs. McLean of $104,-
000. Means is under sentence of 15
years in the penitentiary.
Whitaker was. arrestd in Brooklyn
last night by detectives and Depart
ment of Justice 'ugfipts, who had been
“covering" a house at *l7 Lake street,
where Whitaker had been living with
his wife and wife and father-in-law.
He was taken to police headquarters,
where police disclosed today Mrs. Mc-
Lean and her maid identified him ps
the man taken to Mrs McLeait’s
Aiken, S C .cottage by Means ddking
the “widnap negotiations.'* ;
1 NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA.
JUNE 28, 1932
ROOSEVELT DENIES
HAND IN SMASHING
TWO THIRDS RULE
Meantime, Governor’s Lead
ers at Convention Aban
don All Proposal*
for Any Change
HIS SPOKESMAN NOW
DEMANDS RETENTION
•Chairman Kremer Confer*
I With Roosevelt Manager
and Inform* Minority of
Rules Committee of Spe.
cial Meeting on Floor of
the Convention
Alhany. N. Y„ June 28.—(AIM
Governor Franklin P. UiHwe\«lt
said today ho had no part whal
nrr In Ihe adoption by the rules
committee of the Democratic Na
| tional Convention In Chicago last
night of a resolution* that would
do away with the two-thirds nun.
Inating rule after the sixth hailot. '
j ROOSEVELT’S LEADERS NOW
ABANDON PLEA FOR CHANGE!
Chicago, June zo.- i a.-< noosevelt |
I leaders called off all proposals for any i
change In the two-thirds rule today
as the report from the rules commit
tee impended.
A new meeting of the rules com
mittee was ordered by Chairman,
Kremer after James A Parley-, spokes
man for Governor Roosevelt of New
York, made a surprise appearance be
fore the committee this morning, and
announced he favored retention of the
two-thirds rule throughout the con
vention.
The majority of th.> committee,
which last night \uted for a special
rule permitting abrogation of the two
thirds precedent by a majority vote
after six ballots, withdrew from the
committee and went into conference
with Farley. >.
Later Kremer, who is supporting
Ihe special rule calling for abandon
ment of the two-thirds requirement if
six ballots fail to nominate, returned |
to the committee room, where the 5
minority members were assemble.l. j
and announced that a special meet- !
ing of the committee would bo held
on the convention floor later today. I
MACDONALD READS i
RIDT ACT PLAINLY
Tells Germans and French
They Must Bury Hatchet
or Face Failure
Lausanne. Switzerland, June 2A
—(AP)—Prime Minister Ramsay
MacDonald called In the French
and Germans today and told them
that If the reparations conference
is to get anywhere they will have
to bury the hatchet.
He was making a determined
effort to prevent the conference
from breaking up without accom
plishing anything. That danger
was threatened yesterday when
Chancellor von Dapen of Germany
told Premier Harriot of France
that his country insisted upon can
cellation of reparations,
i That brought the two right track
where they started, for the French
premier cannot retreat from the
stand that Fra arc will not permit
cancellation until she is assured
of adequate compensation for the
money she would lose if the Ger
man payments stopped.
Democratic Vets
Form For Battle
To Demand Bonus
Chicago, June 28.—(AP —A new
born national Democratic war vet
erans organization was ready todjsy to
fight for the caah bonus -payment and
other platform demands of ex-sol
dlers in the Democratic Nrtienai Con
vention.
It was formed last night by repre
sentatives of 28 states, among them
many well known war veterans who
have served or serve In As >
president they elected Ralph T j
O’Neil, of Kansas, past national com
mender of the American Legion. 1
PtiBUSHKI > EVERY AKTBKNOUH
EXCEPT 9UNDAT.
Friends Os Shouse
Concede Defeat By
Senator Tom Walsh'
i That Ritchie Smile
Li I
I rs I
B J
ay SMWPMR M
ir
That smile of Gov. Albert C.
Ritchie ol Maryland accounts in
part at least for his unusual pop
ularity at the Democratic conven
tion in Chicago
SAY FOONTAINIT
GETTING MOST OF
STATE EMPLOYEES
If There Is a Machine, He Is
Benefiting In Depart
ments, According to
Observers
THEY WANT TO GET
OLD SALARIES BACK
Five Departments Listed In
Which Heads and Employ,
ees Are or Have Been For
Lieutenant Governor ;
Wake Expected To Go’Foy
Fountain Again /
Daily Dlapalrk Bureau,
lu the Sir Walter ftutel.
BV J. V. BASKKKVILL.
Raleigh. June 28 —Lieutenant Gov
ernor R. T. Fountain, who has been
making his fight in this campaign for
the Democratic nomination for gov
ernor almost entirely against what he
cal lsthe “Gardner machine" instead
of against J. C. B. Ehringhaus, his
opponent, is receiving much more sup
port from this so-called machine than
is Ehringhaus. as far as Raleigh and
Wake county are concerned, it is gen
erally conceded here. There is little
(Continued on Page Four)
Dripping Wet Plank Is
Offered By Wet Leaders
To Democrat Convention
Chicago, June 28. —(AP)—The text
of the prohibition repeal plank agreed
to by the wet leaders was announced
today by Senator Walsh, of Massa
chusetts. as follows:
"We favoa the repeal of the
eighteenth'amendment.
"We demand that the Congress im
mediately prbpdne snch repeal to truly
representative conventions in the
skates, called to act solely on’ 'that
proposal. i '
“We urge that the Democratic party
cooperate in the anaotmeig • of.
measures by the several* StgVes ti wjft
actually, promote temperance, effec
tively prevent the return of the saloon
and brtitf the liquor traffic into the
6 PAGES
TODAY
FIVE CENTS COPU
! North Carolina Votes 20 to 6
To Support Walsh A*
Permanent Chairman
Os Convention
j ROOSEVELT FORCES
!. GAINING ADVANTAGE
| They Scurry To Recover
Ground Lost By Advocat
ing Abolition of Two-
Thirds Rule and Quickly
Drop That Fight; Huey
Long Seeks His Seat
Chicago, June 28 (AP)
Bringing into the open the
first of the disputes which
have threatened the domin
ance of Franklin D. Roose
velt, the Democratic con
vention was swept by an
outpouring of fervent ora
tory today as it moved on
from the opening formali
ties to grapple with the prob
lem of credentials contests
and election of a permanent
chairman.
Backing Senator Thomas J. Walsh,
of Montana, for the chairmanship and
the delegate* .of Huey Long of Louisi
ana and Einar Hoidate of Minnesota
in their contents rot a place among
•he convention membership, the Roose
velt managers sent a succession of
speakers to the platform and a num
erous group of workers among the
delegates to work for the solidarity
of the Roosevelt lines.
The opposition fought stubbornly,
but theie was some evidence that tha
(Continued on Page Flee.)
LINDBERGHAGAINI
WITNESS IN TRIAL
Says Curti% Told Him Kid*
" naping Arranged by Girl ’
In Household # J
Fleiriington N. J., June 28.—(AP)
- Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh testi
fied today that John Hughes Curtia
told him he had Information that tha
kidnaping of the Lindbergh baby was
arranged by a member of the Lind
bergh household, and that be thought
that person was a girL
For the second day. Colonel Lind
bergh took the stand in the trial of
Curtis for hindering capture of tha
baby's kidnapers and slayers.
He told of a long series of Jour
neys with Curtis In efforts to make
contacts with the kidnapers, all of
which were futile.
And then, he testified, Curtis told
him the kidnapers had disclosed to
him that a member of the flier's own
household was implicated.
Curtis' story of the kidnaping, as
he told Lindbergh he learned It from
the kidnapers themselves, was re
counted by, Lindbergh.
open, under complete aupervision and
control by the states.
"We demand that the Federal gov
ernment effectively exercise Its power
to protect slates against importation
of intoxicating liquors in violation of
their laws.
“Pending repeal, we favor imme
diate modification of the Volstead act
to legalize the manufacture and sale
of beer and other beverage* of auch
alcoholic content* as is permissible
under the Constitution and to provide
therefrom a proper and needed re
venue.’
Senator Walsh said that 20 mem
bers of the resolutions oommittee ap
proved this plank.

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