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gateway TO central CAROLINA. nineteenth YEAR PRESIDENT TO Independence Day Deaths Number24s Half Os 1931 Total Automobile Accidents Chief Cause of Fatalities This Time. With Total Number 119 DROWNINGS ARE 81; WERE 181 LAST YEAR Only 10 Fireworks Fatali. ties; Middle West Leads AH Other Sections of Coun. try. With 90; Seventeen killed in South In Automo bile Wrecks i By the Associated Press) America celebrated the 15h:h anniversary of the bn th ot the nation at a cost of nnne than 245 lives. i* ■ •* vi only about half 1 r< w n nearly 500 per | - v • lives for their r‘ -•>: • n ' Fourth of July \ • only a compara *. • -■ who died thli year v ; fireworks, which c* - • i-a'.hs in all. Automo b - i ’ere the chief cause. ■ - * • . in motor mishaps. ”* ’ wningc-—Bl for the na ‘ r ' n iderably from the pre hen about 181 perished " ' 1 • due to in all probabii ■ fi'” that cool weather de- C nued on Thr»e > Debt Conference Still Deadlocked Without Agreeing l.visanne, Switzerland. July 5. U’ —An hour's conference be t"ee<i Crime Minister MacDonald in-! ( hanceiinr aon Pa pen of t-n-ianv brought the two no rl or t alav on a compromise set t!» "-nt of war debts and repara tions. Dn* < han* *>||or sltook his head >. h- l#*ft >lr. MacDonald's hrad ii" uters. ‘V\.. Hre still far apart/’ he *■o-1 ■We have made no pro »res«.” IS FORM RANKS FOR HARD BATTLE Raising Funds To Back Own Candidates; G. O. P. Vic tory Predicted -• n. July 15 (AP)—Prohi - place today at the top ■=• t- • - 'invention discussions. - >aders tried to avert an il legalization of 3-2 per ' I>r Daniel A. Poling. p ‘ • .» Allied Forces of back to Washington t ' and warned that his -'"'••rr, u rais i n g funds to sup r mdidates for the House ' -e Bishop James Cannon, Jr. “ >r r,rove - N. J., I n depend- V.-' i Addre-.« predicted that the ’■ -an« would win in November. Communist Revolt Again Disturbs Veterans * Ranks Kadieai* Distribute Circulars Urging Ousting of Com* mander Waters While He Is In New York To Get Food; Bonus Marchers Parade Down Avenue i '" r * r ‘ on ' Jul >' 5 (AP>— A ragged of war veterans marched down r . : pEn nsylvania avenue to the k '.7 * r di> to renew their demands r *“ for immediate pa>- * ’he soldiers bonus. y i tor one drum and two ' h, ‘ parade was silent. ■ ' -<*ot»nd time the for , ni*n had paraded form- T . ■’*’' Onp'ltol. gnflormal however, have been con -1 ’ n * .»u.nher of occasions. iHwtiteramt Baflu ©tauairh FULL LBA6KD WIHB SMRVICB or THB AMOCUTID rain. Dry Convention Dares Wet Group, Indianapolis. Ind.. July S.—(AP) —Clinton W Howard delivered the keynote address today at the open ta r seaalon es the ProMbtttoi party's national convention, hurled a challenge at the wet element of the two major parties. The Rochester, N. T, man at tacked both the Republican and Democratic national platform Planks dealing with tke liquor question. STATESPEGULATES ON SURPRISES FROM SATURDAY PRIMARY Ehringhaus Now Leading Fountain by About 11,. 000 Votes With Most Precincts Known REYNOLDS’ MARGIN MORE THAN 102,500 Fletcher’s Majority Over Mitchell Over 7 60,000 Votes Official Tabulation To Be Announced Next Monday Afternoon By State Board of Elections Charlotte, July 5 (AP)—Latest tabulation of primary races: Governor. 1,747 precincts: Ehringhaus. 178.525. Fdinitain, 167.624 Senate, 1.714 precincts: Morrison, 114,624. Reynolds, 117.046 Commissioner of Labor, 1,615 precincts > Fletcher. 165.186. Mitchell, KMLSS2. Raleigh. July 5. (AP>—Outwardly North Carolina today was taking a Dolitical holiday to recuperate from s he most intensive political campaign staged In the State in recent years, but under coyer political gossip, spe culation and activity hummed persis tently. The official declaration of the re sults of last Saturday s run-off Dem (Continued on Page Three.) Garner Is Given Great Ovation by House’s Members Washington. July s.—(AP)—Speak er John N. Garner, Democratic vice presidential nominee, was greeted with a tremendous burst of applause today as he walked into the House chamber to take the chair for the first time since his nomination. By previous arrangement, an un usually large number of members were present, both Democrats and Re publicans. The speaker delayed bis entrance, however, until Just a few minutes before the noon meeting hour. An open communistic revolt against the dictatorship of the vHtnn*' com mander-in-chief. Waiter W. Waters, broke out just before the parade swung up 15th street toward Penn sylvania avenue. Waters was in New York seeking food supplies for his men. aktng ad vantage of bis absence, the radical Wing of the bonus army distributed handblKs among the rank and file urg ing thwt a rtunp election be held s t the oagtyol le tMegcac Uts ieadefo _ NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED IN THIS SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA. AND VIRGINIA. ONLY DAILY DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL IKMINEE AND HM FAMILY •- JflHPg / f|l~ jHrU iM IHB < 9BBK s MiM wi Jzm&m BRf - jHKsg •- . ■ft s JuUUk- nHu l^. 1] Ij - ' wmmEm JHMB.aa: : wmm 'J&m U Bk#lr w | ■ 4 B '' iHBB'' p ■ This interesting group photo of the Democratic presidential nomi nee, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, shows, left to right, standing, El Sentiment Fast Growing Against Primary System Os Selecting Candidates Alleged Tremendous Cost to State and Individual Candidates Is One Objection DEPRIVES PEOPLE OF VOICE, IS CLAIM Candidates Select Them selves, It is Argued, and Results in Mud-Slinging Between Candidates, To Exclusion of Real Issues Involved Dully DlMpnlcl lliimn, I * the Sir Walter Hotel. IIY J C. HtsHKHVIU. Raleigh. July s.—Sentiment in fa vor of the abolition of the Statewide party primary system and a return to the convention system for the nom ination of State officials, has develop ed rapidly in all sections of North Carolina as the result of the two re cent primaries. It is recalled that an effort was made to repeal the State primary law in the 1931 General As sembly, and many believe that the 1933 General Assembly will give much more serious consideration to a move ment for its repeal than did the 1931 session, as the result of the excessive cost of primaries. It is agreed that a conservative estimate of the cost of even one party primary in the State Is fully SIOO,OOO I Continued on Page Three.) JERSEYDEMOCRATS TO AID ROOSEVELT Washington, July s.—(AP)—As surance that Mayor Frank Hege of Jersey City and New Jersey Democratic leaders would support Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt "wholeheartedly” came today from Representative Stewart of Plainfield, candidate for the Sen- Republicans Will Open Quarters At .Chicago Tomorrow Chicago, July 5. —(AP) —The na tional campaign headquarters of the Republican party will be opened to morrow In Chicago. This was announced today by Everett Sanders, chairman of the Re publican National Committee, on his arrival from Washington. The former secretary to President Coolildge was silent on the out-look for Hoover’s re-election. He was like wise silent on the speaking program President Hoover will follaw, , HENDERSON, N. C., TUESDAY AFTERNOON, JULY 5, 1932 VETO HUGE RELIEF MEASURE liott Roosevelt (son) Jnd his wife; James Roosevelt (s4n) and his wife; Mr. and Mrs.*Curtis Dali (daughter): Mrs. franklin D. ! Dead F,x-King Mttm >■ v Hft ' * ..*^b ’ r: ■ “ flaw as *\ ns WSSHaL-- R wneuMnam ■- A recent picture of ex-King M xnuel of Portugal, whose sudden death at his residence in Twickenham, near London, shocked society in the Eng lish capital. The deposed ruler was • familiar figure at all British sporting events and attended the recent tennis championship matches at Wimbledon. BritlsK Launches Retaliation Upon Irish Free State London. July 5. —(AP)—Great Bri tain today made good its threat to retaliate against the refusal of the Irish Free State to make furhter land annuity payments. A 100 percent tariff on Free State goods was authorized last night by the House of Commons by an over whelming vote. The vote was upon a resolution Introduced by J. T. Thomas, secretary for the dominions, who re cently conferred with President de Valera In Dublin. FREE STATE BUSINESS PURTUBBED BY ACTION Dublin, Irish Free State. July 5. — ( AP)—Some Free State business In terests were purturbed today over the British retaliation against Irish Free State goods for refusal to pay an nuities. 1 WEATHER FOB NORTH CAROLINA. Partly cloudy tonight and Wed nesday; probably showers la west and north central portion Wed nesday and In extreme west por tion tonight. Roosevelt (wife). In lru:,t are Mrs. Sarah Delano Roosevelt (mother), and Governor Roosa velt, himself. MONEY IS SOUGHT FOR PRESIDENT'S BOAKD ON RELIEF $120,000 Asked To Continue Unemployment Organi zation Headed By Walter Gifford VOLUNTEER HELPERS MIGHT END EFFORTS Unless Funds Are AvaTTaSle Committee Cannot Func tion, Congress Is Informed By Hoover In Brief Mes sage; Appropriation Had Been Omitted Washington. July s.—(AP)—Presi dent Hoover, In a brief message to Congress, today, asked for a special appropriation of $120,000 to continue the activities of the President’s or ganization on unemployed relief. The chief executive pointed out that Congress had omitted an appropria tion for the unemployment organiza tion headed by Walter S. Gilford in the second deficiency bill recently en acted. Should no appropriation be given. Mr. Hoover oaict “there would be grave danger of national, state and local volunteer groups concluding that service, such as they have rendered no longer necessary." The committee is composed of lead ing men and women in every state, whose efforts have been to stimulate private aid and coordinate local ac tivities. Mr. Hoover said It was “obviously of the utmost importance” that there be no diminution In the voluntary ef forts "which combine the intimate knowledge of local conditions with the sense of responsibility toward fel low citizens and neighbors in dis tress." Dictatorship Suggested To Fight Present Crisis Not Popular With Masses ‘ By CHARLES P. STEWART Washington, July 9 —The country's financial, commercial and industrial nobility may favor tbs methods of a Mussolini in dealing with, the econo mic crisis, but the masses of Ame rican people do not, according to Sen ator Elmer Thomas of Okiahdma. It was Senator Thomas wfjo recent ly introduced the reablution tor re peal of the tew under which President Wilson's wartime council of national defense was created and under which the old auttioriiattan sUjU remaining FtIiLUHBD SvkllT AKTNUIOOM »XC*PT StTKDAT. Hoover To Force Own Relief Bill Or Hold Congress Rumor of Drafting. Smith As Governor New York. July s.—(AP)—The Evening Post says today It has learned that a Tammany move ment is under way looking to the aomlnation of former Governor Alfred E. Smith for a fifth term •• the State’s chief executive. Paomlnent Tammany leaders are said by the Post to want Smith drafted for the poeltlon, hnd from persons close to John 9. Curry, leader of the Hall, tt is understood Smith’s selection would be welcomed to the Tam many chieftain. Two Airmen Off To Make World Mark St Johns, N. F., July S.—(AP) —Two American aviators. James Mattem and Bennett Griffin, were fighting valiantly to defeat a thick fog near WesieyvlMe, they were sighted over Cape Freeie, and Griffin dropped a note reading: -Please point direction of Har bor Grace airport” Vi* BMft shu lest H was -ap parent After dropping the note, 1 plane circled low over the ground to receive directions from the toWns people and. then purred off southward. t New York, July 5 (AP)—.lames Mattern, one-time jazz drummer, and Bennie Griffin, who strafed the enemy from the air In the World War, hopped today for a round-the-world spin they hoped will take them only six days. Their red, white and blue plane, heavily loaded with gaaolk.ie, took off lumbering!)- from Floyd Ben nett airport at 4:01 a', m., EBT., today, and headed for Harbor Grace, N. F., the end es the first leg of the flight. # Following approximately the route pursued by Harold Gatty and Wiley Post, who circh-d the globe In the -Winnie Mae”, they I hoped to knock the Post-Gatty record of eight days, 15 hours, 51 minutes. Into a cocked hat. LAKE TOXAWAY MAN KILLED BY KINSMAN Brevard, July 5. —(AP)—William Fisher. 55. prominent business man o the Toxaway section died in a hos pital here today with what physician? *aid was a blow that crushed his face, and Clifford Fisher, a relative, wa. held in jail charged with the assult. Police said Clifford Fisher recentl) had been released from the Federal Prison at Chillieothe. Ohio. He wa held without bail pending an inquest % _____ FIRMS SUSPENDED BY CURB EXCHANGE New York, July s.—(AP>—The New York Curb Exchange today announc ed suspension of two firms for fail ure to meet their engagements. They were Rhodes and Miller, of Hunting ton, W. Vau, associate members of the exchange; and A. K. Shaw and Com pany. of New York, regular mem bers. effective) President Hoover has re peatedly been urged to act in the present emergency. “And although h ebaa refused hith erto,’’* says the senator, “the fear that be may yield, following congress’ adjournment, to pressure for me es tablishment of some'system amount ing practically to a dictatorship s widespread." “I have received hundreds of de mands,’’ continued the Oklahoman, (Continued oo Page Three.). 6 1 PAGES , TODAY FIVE CENTS COPY meantime, Conferees Put Final Polish on Measure Strongly Opposed By President THREAT Is BROUGHT TO HOUSE BY SNELL Minority Leader Spent Week End With Hoover at Moun tain Camp and Learned Persident’s Purpose; He Is Against Public Works Bond Issue Idea Washington, July 5 (AP) —Senator Watson, the Re publican leader, said today that President Hoover would veto the $2,100,000,000 un employment relief bill, and insisted that Congress stay in session until a new measure has been passed. The Republican leader said in a tatement off the floor that this vir ually ended any chance for an ad ournment of Congress this weak. Approved by Confereoa, The $2,100,000,000 compromise un employment relief bill finally was ap >roved today by House and Senate conferees. Representative Rainey, of Illinois, ,-b* Democratic leader, and .a mem »er of the conference committee, said he report would be taken up tomor ow by the House. The conferees approved the final 'raft of the compromise agreement in he same form in which it was ten atively agreed to last Saturday, carry ng $300,000,000 for direct relief loans o states; $322,000,000 for public con truction and $1,500,000,000 for loans hrough the Reconstruction Corpora ion, both public and private. A copy of the compromise measure ■vas sent by the conferees to tha White House today for President Hodver’s study. b Washington. July 5.—(AP)— A threat that Congress must enact the kind of relief bill President j Hoover wants or stay In seaalon f met House and Senate conferees today as they put what they con- i sidered the final polish on their } $2, 106.006,000 program. The threat appeared In a statement >y Representative Snell, of New York. Republican leader In the House, and hairmnn st his party’s recent nation al convention. After a week-end at President Hoover’s Virginia mountain camp, <nell told newspaper men: ’We are going to have relief legte ation, no matter how long we stay lere. If the President should veto the 'ill and Congress adjourn without any -elief legislation, the President will •all us back witbln 24 hours. He will lot let us leave here without enact ng an acceptable relief bill." Snell did not say what portions of he bill as already agreed to by the conferees was objectionable to the Vhite Houses There was little, if any, >elief, though, that Mr. Hoover had etreated from his stand against sl owing $300,000,000 for public works, is the mexsure would provide. ROOSEVELT AND HIS BOYS ON BOAT TRIP Albs ny, N, Y., July 5 (AP)—Carry ing out a four-year-old Idea, Governot Franklin D. Roosevelt and his tour sorwi will next week go on a short erriise i n a 40foot yawi up tha Near England coast. The Democratic presidential nom inee said today he with his boys, Tames, Elliott, Franklin, Jr., and Tohn, would put out next Monday from some undesignated point on Longg Island with Portsmouth, N. H., as their destination. CITIES INUNDATED BY FLOOD WATERS Portsmouth, Ohio, July 5. —(AP)— Three small Scioto county villages were inundated by flood waters of numerous creeks which left their banks last night and early today. Pro perty damage was believed heavy. WEST VIRGINIA SUFFERS. Charleston, W. Va_, July 5.—(AP)—. Southern West Virginia rivers over flowed their banks today causing much damage to highways, farm lands, homes, and railway and tele phone lines, .