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«al T 0 CAROLINA. nineteenth YEAR HOOVER Says Young Reynolds Often Threatened Suicide Curtis Gets Year In Jail And SI,OOO Fine For Part In Lindbergh Hoax Scheme DEFENSE UNABLE ! 10 DEFER ACTION I OF lUDGE ROBINS Court Says Careful Consid eration Was Given Judgment Following Conviction APPEAL IS SOUGHT TO HIGHER COURT Defente Lawyer Had Said He WouJd Not Appeal If Sentence Consisted Only of Fine; Attorneys Argue at Length and Judge De.! nies Motion Made Flfm-.ij- <n. V .1.. July 11. * IPi-Ji'hn Hughr-s Curtt*. con- [ '■riH of hinilrrinit the capture of [ ffc" lodnapeni of Ihf Undbcrflt **At. «mPnrrd Indty to one i *»*r in Jail and a fine of SI,OBO. ; Thr maximum possible sentence j •fclch could have been imposed un- 1 d»- ’.he Indictment on which Curtis •u found builty was three years lm- < prlronment and a SI,OOO fine. The sentencing followed a fervent | ttrempt on the part of the defense to 1 ka!*. action against Curtis before sen tence was imposed. As soon as sentence was imposed. Curtis called to the bar. where he feted Judge Adam O. Robing without epperent nervousness. You have been convicted by a Jury i of committing a misdemeanor " said Judge Robins “It n«w becomes my 1 unpleasant duty to impose sentence.! In my ten years of experience. I have sever given a sentence so much con- ! «4ert»ton and thought. The jury recommended mercy, j 'Continued on Page Fivs.i Split Over Name New l.N.C.Head! Board Told Under Merger N. C. C. W. a nd State To Be Secondary Schools ftaleifh July II —(AP)—Ex tended debate tr> whether the J. ratter head of the great Ifc" h T nMv M Carolina r ul<t t»e called “chancellor” or president" today tied no the new 1 r<'nso|iriated hoard of trustee* as | tO'>k under consideration the rr-nnimendatlon of the merger j l, h * r * Wfre member* of the new tu present for its first meeting, as , - •tnor Gardner called the session [ x*ni r an<l tt P |l,in<(l that the com-I t "« ntotive behind the considera- C V s X C 9tate and N. C. rv ‘ w, th the University of North rv o* was one °* thai»x^ ,>rg * A Works, expert In f^T 9 . 0 * s h“ merger survey, and Dr. l rw J Kp Hy. of the United States Unu >f Educa tion In Washington. P-iitied »he printed reports which «ven to the board. i n« engine ng 9choo , at the Unl . ' at Chapel Hill, is superior to 1 .V jn the South. Dr. Work said, and jy P ra >aed the University library. 1 “niphaaized the importance *->rk » * rrin * *" hl » her educational (.W^,? r^ nab ° TO * nd R a»«‘»h to r ~JT‘ Hm «* *a‘d that what are rVa N o e C W »* G™na bith I C College at Rar which U d #v * ntu *>'y become schools **'lere w 'e 01 ' ,n *‘ f>nt tw ° yon of *'• c*ntj-»i> rk^ With f, ‘* “'a* l * l "tudiea Unvalued ,t Chap e i K.u. HnuVrson lattu Utauatdt FULL LIAIKD WIKB llgvici Os THE ABB«K:tAT*D PR*BB Roosevelt’s Holiday Boat J ■ M ‘ • J.aa. as -.ox. . Here is the 40-font yawt. “Myth 2nd." In which Governor Franklin D Roosevelt » inset > and his four sons will cruise along the New England coast on a “relaxation trip” for the Democratic Presidential nomine*. Although the Governor'* primary purpose in making the cruise is to obtain rest in preparation for the coming campaign, it is expected that many important detail* of the Presidential battle will be settled during the trip Several Democratic chieftains will follow the yawl and confer with the Governor when he anchors at the end of each day’s sailing. May Cut Off $2,000,000 From State School Fund Budget Commission And Co uncil of State Scheme Way To Live Within State Income During Coming Year; Two Plant for Econo mies Are Considered Dally Dlspateb Bareaw, i In Ik, Sir Walter Hotel. BY 4. C. BASKERVILI Raleigh, July 11.—In addition to the reduction of $1,000,000 in the expenses of the State departments and insti tutions thi3 year over last year, which the budget bureau says Is necessary, it will also be necessary for the State to withhold approximately $2,000,000 from the appropriations for the pub lic schools, it was apparent here to day as the Advisory Budget Commis sion and the Council of State met with Governor O. Max Gardner to decide on what plans to follow to carry the State through this present fiscal year. It is also a foregone conclusion that fully $2,000,000 will be withheld from the school fund, in spit* of the laws decreeing that it shall not be reduced, for the simple reason that the State does not hav ethe money, will net have it. and would have to close down almost all of the State departments j and Institutions if it should try to | pay out the total of $17,50,000 to the • Eleven Drowned From Rainstorm Charleston, W, Va. Charleston. W. Va. July 11.— (AP) —F/ievesi persons were re ported drowned today by flood waters of Paint and Armstrong creeks, near here. Eight bodies were recovered. Reports that more than 150 homes on the two creeks had been washed away were received here. It was not known how many were occupied. Mute evidence of the havoc caused by a sudden rainstorm was seen in the Kanawha river at Chgrloston. Both creeks empty Into the river Sides of houses, staircases, mat tresses. brooms, telephone poles and various articles of furniture floated in great profusion down the river. Navigation was almost Impossible ex cept ut email craft, .NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED IN THIS SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA. ONLY DAILY VETOES RELIEF BILL schools as originally appropriated by the 191 General Assembly. But by trimming another $1,000,000 from the appropriations for the State depart ments and institutions and by holding back $3.000 000 from the amount ap propriated for the schools, it will be possible for the State to keep Its ma chinery running throughout this fiscal year, though on greatly curtailed budgets. , . Two Pbuw Proposed. I Two plans will probably be propos ed today for the reduction of $2,000- 000 In the school appropriations, as follows: 1. To eliminate the tax reduction fund for the aid of the extended term, amounting to $1,500,000, and to reduce the fund for the six months term by only $500,000, or less than five per cent. 2. To withhold approximately 12 1-1 per cent of the six months school (Contmu-xt on Pace Fire.) Treasury Inquiry Is Waste of Time, Official Declares Washington. July 11.—GAP) — A treasury spokesman told a committee today his department would cooperate If the House decided on an Investiga tion of government fiscal agencies, but indicated strongly be felt the In quiry would be a waste of time and money. . |j Under Secretary Ballantine made his statement befote the House Rules Committee, wtjjeh ha* a resolution pending for an investigation of the Treasury and Federal Reserve Board. A little while before Representative McFadden, Republican. Penneylavnis, had charged the administration was trying to block the inquiry. HENDERSON. N. C., MONDAY AFTERNOON, JULY 11, 1932 user han is AGAIN WITNESS AS INQUEST RESUMES k Reporters Present For First Time As Coroner's In quiry Takes Up Brok en Thread* reynoldjTtrailed HER MANY PLACES Came to Florida to See and Also Followed Her to Paris, Young Widow Tells Jury; First Mfet Reynold* In Baltimore; Telit of Mar. riage In 1931 Wl nston-HaVwn, July 11.—(AP) —l.lhby Holman Reynold, today tcMtlfled at a coronet-’* InqoMt In to the death of tier youthful hus band that he had threatened to ah not himself on several occasions. She Mid It happened seven or eight time*. With reporters present for the first time, the inquest into the fatal shoot ing of Smith Reynolds, tobacco heir, was resumed this afternoon. The coroner's jury assembled In the i library of Reynolda, the palatial home erected by the late R. J. Reynolds, tobacco magnate, whose youngest son nnd heir died Wednesday morning four hours after a pistol bullet plowed through his brain. Libby Holman, Broadway favorite, j and young Reynolds -bride of a few, months, waa re-examined this after-! noon. She had been under guard as a (Continued on Page rive.) NUMEROUS THIRD PARTIES IN 1932: i Beckon To Diitentert From The Onhodox Tickets And Platforms Washington, July 11—(AP)—Almost "numberless third parties” again this '■ presidential election year beckoned to the dissenters from orthodox tickets j and platforms. To millions of voters course, Novem-1 ber offers just a choice between Hoov- j er and Roosevelt, but there remain' the aspiring organizers of new groups j with their wide assortment of ideas j and candidates. Backers of at least three of these minority movements hoped they can 1 play a role comparable to Theodore! Roosevelt’s “Bull Moose” party of 1912, or to Bob LaFoilette's Proges sive sorties of 1924. They are: The Prohibition party, representing one wing of the country’s dry senti ment; the "Liberty party.” grouping the more radical Independents of the | central and western agricultural zones, and the League for Indepen dent Action based largely on the strength of political reformer* in the east HEAD HER FOR NORTH CARODINA. Local thundershowers this aft ernoon or tonight: slightly cooler In extreme west portion tonight; Tuesday generally fair and cooler. Occasional Wife A thrilling new serial based on the experience# of a girl and her man ta a modern marriage Begins Today Henderson Daily Dispatch End of World Flight jf± i- -MOSCOW Minsk, Russia, terminus of the ill fated world flight of Bennett Griffin and James Mattern, ia shown on the map, above. When the flyers arrived at Berlin, Ger many, from Rarbor Grace, N. F., it seemed possible that they would beat the record of Wiley Poet and Harold Gatty, but the crack-up ended such hopes. QUESTION OF NEW STATE CHAIRMAN DEMOCRAT WORRY Reynolds and Ehringhaut at Yet Unable To Agree on Man To Handle Com ing Campaign * v THUMBS DOWN BY REYNOLDS ON TWO Oppotet McLendon and Shuping, and Suggests Woodson or Bowie, But Neither Has Been Select ed; No Preference Express, ed by Mr. Ehringhaus Raleigh. Julv 11. — CAP) —The ques tlon of who win oe tne next chairman of the State Democratic Executive Committee otday continued to trouble party leaders and those interested in North Carolina politics. With Robert R. Reynolds, senatorial nominee, and John C. B. Ehringhaus. nominee for governor, each proclaim ing there last week there would be no trouble over the selection of the chairman, it looked like the matter was secretly settled, but week-end de velopments indicated otherwise. There was no doubt existing today as to who would and who would not be acceptable to Reynolds, whose ma jority of 107.00) votes over Senator Cameron Morrison set a new primary .record. Ehringhaus, on the other hand, did not voice his preference, but promised to at a “proper and in ample time." Reynolds emphatically let it be known that he would not consider Major L P. McLendon, of Durham, who managed Ehringhaus’ guberna torial race, or C. L. Shuping. of Greensboro, who guided J. W. Bailey s fight for the Senate in 1930. Both sup ported Senator Cameron Morrison against Reynolds. At the same time that he announced ((Jonttnued on Page 8lx.) ABANDON HOPE FOR SUBMARINE VICTIMS Cherbourg. France, July 11.— (A^J—AIL hope «f rescuing alive any of the more than SO men who went dbwn with the French submarine Promethee last week was abandoned - today. Garner Apparently Thinks tie Carr Attach Importance - To Vice-President Office [ By CHARLES P. STEWART , Central Prana Staff Writer Washington, July U.—The congres sional atmosphere is filled with spe culation as to the reason for Speak er Gamer's willingness to exchange his presiding officership of the house of representatives tor the vice presi dent’s gavel in the senate. The consensus seems to be that the PUBLISHED *VIRT APTBRNOOM IXCIPT SUNDAY. President Carries Out Threat Against Garner Unemployment Proposal Prohibition Candidate '’ST • M fv Former Congressman William D. Upshaw, ardent dry of Atlanta, Ge., is the Prohibition party’s presidential candidate, with the understanding that he would with draw if Senator William E. Borah could be persuaded to head the ticket. Upshaw is shown at th« party’s convention at Indianapolis Gold Standard Is Urged on Nations BaeH. Switzerland, July 11. (APl—Directors of the Itank of international settlement toda> adopted a resolution calling for a return to the gold standard us the "best available monteary mechan ism and best suited to make pos sible a free flow of the world's trade.” REYNOLDS TO OKETT THE NEW CHAIRMAN Senatorial Candidate Confi. dent Ehringhaus Choice Satisfactory NOT SELECTED AS YET Neither' Nor Shaping De sired by Reynolda Supporter*; Want Man Who Support ed Both Candidate* Dully nispntrX Itarena, la the Sir Wniter Hotel. BY 4- C. BAIKEKVILt, Raleigh, July 11.—Robert R. Rey nolds. Democratic nominee for aena tor who defeated Senator Cameron Morrison for the nomination in the second primary July 2, has no parti cular candidate for the chairmanship of the State Democratic Executive Committee, but is confident that the new chairman, who will be suggested by J. C. B. Ehringhaus, the Demo-1 cratic nominee for governor, will be j entirely acceptable to him, he said j here Saturday. “I have conferred with Mr. Ehring- i haus and while no decision was reach- j ed, the conservation was most plea- j sant and I am sure that whoever is i suggested for the chairmanship by | Mr. Ehringhaus will be entirely ac-j ceptable to me." Some of Reynolds’ friends have bean suggesting former Senator Walter H. Woodson of Salisbury for this post, (Continued on Page Five.) Texan thiaks he can invest the vice presidency with an importance it ■ never' has possessed hitherto. If so, it is understandable that an ambitious statesman should prefer the i post of White House understudy to i j the speakerghip. on the qff chance -j that the former may land, him direct -11 (Continued on Pag* Three.) 6 PAGES TODAY FIVE CENTS COP* Violates Every Sound Prin ciple of Public Finance and Government, Mr. Mr. Hoover Writes uRGES COMPROMISE BEFORE ADJOURNING Say* Congress Mutt Not Quit Until Relief It Given; Never Before Hat So Much Power Been Given Seven Individuals As Garner Would Confer W'aahington, July II (AF)— Carrying out his throat. President Hoover today vetoed the tt.ltt,- tHKi.uoo W aguvr-Garuvr relict mm- Mile. Ihe president's i eto message, running more than 2,000 words in length, was placed I • ithe hands ot new»p*|»ermen at the White House within 15 minute* alter * thy measure i cached the chief executive. In it the President launched an .ilhcr b>tter attack againat the pro visions insisted upon by Speaker Gar ner to make loans to individuate. “This proposal." the Preeideat *e »eited,’’ violates every sound principle cf public finance and government. Never before has to dangerous a sug gestion been seriously made to our country. Never before has so much power for eyvil been placed at the unlimited discretion of seven indiv ■duate." Having in mind the wish for evtry adjournment, the President in his message recommended that “a com promise should be reached upon terms suggested by members of both hous es and both parties, and that Congress .-houki not adjourn until this si ac complished." SUBSTITUTE ACCEPTABLE TO HOOVER IS PLANNED Washington, July 11.—(AP)—Con gress concentrated today on tax-enda of its legislative program, with every body confident that the $2,122,000,000 lelief bill could not be passed over President Hoover's veto, but that a substitute acceptable to the admlnte trattoh would be sent to the Whit* House. The Garner-Wagner bill, on which he Senate Saturday completed con gressional action, was ready for Speaker Garner’s signature after the House convened *t noon. Since the House was in recess Saturday, he could not sign it then. The President’s veto message, re commending elimination of the pro f tntinued on Peg* Six) Announce Result Os Elections Official Results Os July 2 Primar y Are Given By State Board of Elections Rairlgh. Ju'y ll^-(AP)—The State Board »f Election* today formail) dwell* red Robert Rice Reynolds. Asfiwville antl-prohiM ttnnUt, the 'Democratic nominee for the United Staten Senate to succeed Kerator Cameron Mor rison, an-V namd John C. B. Ehringhaus of Elizabeth Cttv as gubernatorial nominee over R. T. Fountain.,, Reynolds, got 227 864 votes in tbs July 2 primary for the short term compared with 120.426 for Morrison, who campaigned as a prohibitionists. For the long term, Reynolds got 221,- 669 vote* and Morrison 116.012. Rey nolds bad a majority in 93 of the State's 100 counties, and hts lead set a nsw primary record. Ehringhaus got 162,005 vote* and Fountain 168.917. The Elisabeth City man carried 56 counties A. L. Fletcher, of Raleigh, got 184,- 203 vote* for commissioner of labor, to became the nominee over Clarence E. Mitchell, of Raleigh, who got 114,072, Fletcher carried 6$ counties.