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I r**tfSSpERSON, Ttewayto CENTRAL year Norlh Carolina To Give! Roosevelt Big Welcome Near Raleigh Tomorrow Train Will Pause 15 to 20 Minute* at Fair Ground* For Brief Speech By Candidate 10 000 PEOPLE OR more looked for Elaborate Plans Worked Out for Handling Traffic To prevent Accidents or Con gestion; Dignitaries Ac company Governor To State From Atlanta Or* W (AIM—I-rs-e r<uir leaden* were |r ,<,, rP M*<l t**day that Go* fnmr | rjnkl.n I) Bo<w»evelfs special ir. m would Mop here ten ni»iute* _,r 4 in o'clock loimirrew morning n h.mt.v are planning to clonc tlicir ' >r »hr occulon. IMIu lU»|inlc* Rnrraa, la (hr Mr W niter Hotel m J i H %**•» EllVlCt r.'.ri O.t Fifteen minuter *l* . v '.f’ff'n minutes and a >f time in which to wel t m<> 'he ; e\’ president. But Raleigh #">d »ts e--' <»n of North Carolina are i • > rrsn: big a welcome into , . . : of in hour as can possibly I y j, -e when Governor Franklin D. i p.t •. *h Democratic candidate *-r ;rr t.l-n* ,md likely to be the next! fops here tomorrow morn a; The -penal train is scheduled to j j .» .• -r>e State Fair grounds, out- i f > R* - ;h a* 10 o'clock and to leave ! S • ivr 'ban 10 20. thus allowing *'• t.' ,K .ir. 15 minutes for the rear I -r>*f h Mr. Roosevelt is ex- 1 p*-.r -a mak". M> making another careful sur-j v. f . ’he ivailable locations both w "i-r ,r- iu’ of Raleigh where the! *i-fcu, aught 3top. the commit- i •- atr-* i headed by I Oirgr lit- pr,u. superintendent of' S'lte Piitzain decided that the' -» • » r.f »u M th? stretch of track : ctpoip* ‘he State Fair grounds, about 1 'j- m ; we>* of Raleigh, on Route Th:s particular sections forms a 'C'ht’r.’jftl on Page Flee.) Roosevelt Is Greeted In Atlanta Thousands of School Children See Demo cratic Nominee Dur ing Parade A- Q rt 24. iAP>—Oover . _ r F ™ r ’hlin I) Roosevelt wa v>V his '""“‘1 hat to thousands of m ll ’ ~ r h'>ol children who were , 1 ” ' ft’ strategic centers today for . s ' n Ps<* »f *he Democratic presi riommee s T " ur he made no stop but * |,,,mf >hiie moved slowly past the ~ r bhdreen. who greete-* him h '~h»-f>rs. ' '"i- nar.Hp through the main rec p 'A’ >nta In honor of Governor a ‘ ’ W!, ' i ,h « high spot of the B "* Tf’etam. ’’ ,ral luncheon at his a ? conferences with Qsgnocra • s ‘ f r..m the southeast and a ™P-«ujn address at the city auditoi-. P 'b will complete h f / ' v,sit T he governor’s artecial •, ' “ l“ a 'e at io o'clock tonight 1 ’> “aletgh. Roosevelt Train Expected Here 11:30 A. M. Tuesday ' *"*•*"« Special./ the train I*l 'ovcrnor Franklin D. Room* „ for pro ’ll d. 'h ::r ,ln ‘ ,n th * s °®‘ h ’ «>u •*» J l makr * |lve-m*»ute «op r ~ :w * >n. tomorrow, O. hrd h. f M,ffee H * ,d this afternoon ho h ud ,id ''** d by stnt- Democratic <h|uanrr> fl** P » U ': “ ‘hr sute Mr (round. » fUr ,U ' e ‘ ch ,or mlnntc mon t, ‘ r * ,d »bont an hoar to k,< h q ‘ lor th * «* ft®* r , , »''*»«t*r»on Mr. BoomwoH to *"«* a swla, h Nrw >ork and Mlto W«t> itpnfiprsmt 23 at lit Btauatrb j£jrki*is&,ztz: D ?sk" Heads Surgeons Jk m m- ■ m K JeM ■ Dr. William Haggard Dr. William D. Haggard of Nash ville. Tenn., is the new president of the American College of Sur geons He was chosen at the annual congress of the country's leading physicians held at St. Louis. INSULL COLLAPSE HELPSJOSEVELT World 4 * Biggest Bankruptcy Center* Interest on His ’ Power View* VARIATION IN RATES Something Lik« Huge Utilities Crash Necessary To Arouse Elctrtc Cc*i sumers To Rate Comporl- ! non With Canada By CHARLES P. STEWART 1 Washington. Oct. 24. Governor Roosevelt frequently has been referred to as politically lucky. He certainly has had the “breaks'* of late on the power issue. His position on this question look ed hazardous for his presidential as pirations, as recently as five months ago. It was a position which won him the pre-convention indorsement, as he has had the post-convention support of Senator George W. Norris of Ne braska. Senator Norris, as. everyone knows, rates as a radical, and espe cially In his attitude toward the, pow er interests. Now the approval of the Nebraska senator and other statesmen of his type is a valuable asset at present in the farm belt, which normally is ultra-p»ogreasive in spots and which promises to be uniformity ultra-pro gressive this year. It did not seem so sure, however, that such backing would not prove to be a liability to the governor in the comparatively conservative east. What obviously was from (Continued on Page ThreaJ rooseveltTsmith TO SPEAK TONIGHT (By the Associated Frees.) The time for delvery of to night’s principal political ad dressee Is: Atlanta Governor Roosevelt, 10:10 p. m. * Newark—Al Smith. 10 p- m. era >tai« and several In the Soath. A u umber ot telegrams were sent today to State Chairman J. Wallace Wiaberne. in Atlanta, where he was with Governor oooeveit, and will make the retain tri pto North Carolina with the oomiaoe. These telegrams. frsan local pntiHlr urgently requested that the special step hew *«■ flve minutes, n -p-- naM tods afternoon Utah la all iw oils Mill j the train would be hailed ham in am (or the vast throng •xpeeted at the static* 1 to (Umpse the candidate, who appears certain to be elected and bo the next pmtodeat of the United States. newspaper ONLY DAILY New Bar President s-— —f fi ■ mL **a Clarence Martin Cb.rence K. Martin of Martine villv, W. Va. ( is the new president of the American Bar association. He was chosen at the lawyers’ re cent convention in Washington. d. a LEASJAVIS LONG ~ WAY FROM PRISON Many Legal Technicalities Still Block Road to The Pen For Them ’ DAVIS IS THE NEARER Leas, Being Residents of Tennessee, Could Hide Behind Extradition If Governor Then* Should Side With Them Onllr IHapstrh Bureau. In Ikr Sir Walter Hotel nv j i:. DAiKpaviu,. Raleigh. Uct. 24.—Attorneys for Colonel Luke Lea and Luke Lea, Jr., of Nashville, Tenn.. and for Wallace B. Davis, of Asheville, will appear be fore the State Supreme Court here to morrow morning at 10 o'clock to ask for a stay of execution of the sen tences they are now under. Both Luke Lea and Davis were sentenced to terms in the State Prison here and Luke Lea, Jr., to a prison term unless he pays a fine of $25,000, as the result of their trail almost two years ago In connection with the failure of the Central Bank and Trust Compaiiy, of (Continued on Page Three.) HEAD OTWOES ASKED TO RESIGN C. M. Blankenship, At Mar shall, Accused of “Dis reputable Conduct 44 Marshall. Oct. 24. (AP)— C. M. Blankenship, Medison county school superintendent, who was asked to re sign Saturday following a hearing on charges of “disreputable conduct,” re sumed his regular duties here today, refusing to leave his position. The county board of education, which conducted the hearing, asked for the resignation. The board stated that while the charges against Blan kenship did not lead to conviction, the evidence did not “by any means allay suspicions in the minds of the people.” Meanwhile. Miss Eluise Price, Blan kenship's secretary- and the woman involved in the case, was not at the office today. Blankenship said he would appeal his case to the State Boprd of Equali zation at Raleigh. Queen Helen Baclc- In Bucharest Home Arid Rumors Start Bucharest, Oct. 24.—(AP)—Former Queen Helen of Roumania, the di vorced wife of King Carol, arrived in the capital today and was escorted to her palace in the small hours of the morning with the greatest of secrecy. Princess Helen had been in Lon don, where her eon, Prince Michael, visited her briefly. The visit was ter minated after two weeks by King Carol. Reports were that he objected to the publicity resulting from it Meanwhile. Bucharest newspapers provided i. new sensation with a story that Prince Nicholas, the exiled brother of the king, was planning to return home from abroad about No vember 3 without Mme. Lucia Deletj the woman he married in defiance of the king. This was • unverified. PUBLISHED IN THIS SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA. HENDERSON, N. C., MONDAY AFTERNOON, OCTOBER 24 1932 HOOVER ID CLOSE HIS CAMPAIGN IN TWO WEEKS DRIVE Plans io Visit Chicago And Indianapolis In Addition To New York City Address WESTERN TRIP AT COMING WEEK END Will Speak In New York We\k From Today; Vigor ous Finish of Re-Election Drive Planned by Presi dent; Returns From Speech In Detroit Saturday Wn-ihinglon, Oct. 24. (API-Preai-| dent Hoover Is engaged with plan« for | closing his campaign for j with a vigorous two weeks -drive, j which today included a speech in New j York City and another swing inland through midwrstern territory. i Just returned from jhis third v.est- . ward trip and Detroit address. Mr. ! Hoover already had settled tentative- j ly on going a fourth time into th- in-J terior for appearances in Indianapolis:] and Chicago. White House i suggested this trip for the corr/ing I week-end, beginning Thursday * night and ending Sunday. For the present, this plan hinges on completion of the address the Presi dent will make in New York City a week from today. If Mr. Hoovei does not finish hia New* York speech in time, the tentative agreement will per mit postponement of the fourth mid western tour until latef. CHILD IDENIfIES MAN AS KIDNAPER J. - Newark Girl, 8, Taken From! Near Home to Woods Sunday Evening Newark, N. J„ Oct. 2,. —(API—An- na Kleinhandler, eight-year-old kid nap victim, today Identified Samuel Morris as the man who lured her into a woods near Springfield and attempt ed to attack her. The girl, who pre viously had exonerated Morris, told Chief of Police McGrell she feared Morris wmld kill her if she identified him. The girl, abducted from the vicinity of her home last night, emerged Oom a wooos near Baitusrol golf club early today and knocked on the door of a farm house. A farm hand heard her story and took her to Springfield po lice headquarters. Morris is a neighbor who attempted to cash a check at a store operated by the girl's parents last Friday. When Mrs. Kleinhandler refused, Morris went away saying, Mrs. Kleinlumdier told police: “You’ll be sorry.” Police Surgeon Mitchell examined Anna and found she had been cut on the throat with a penknife and nab bed above the heart, in addition to an attempt to assault her. None of her injuries is sreious. She was token to city hospital. Maxwell Attacks Hoover • Roxboro, Oct. 24.—(AP)—Allen J. Maxwell, unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic gubernatorial nomina tion, flayed President Hoover’s at tack on the Democratic House in a campaign speech here today. Maxwell said If there had.ever been & “more gr&ciou sperformance in our political history than President Hoov er’s vicious criticism of the present Democratic national House of Repre sentatives, I do not recall it.” Hoover did not have a Democratic House “until after two years of com plete Republican failure to deal with the depression,” Maxwell said “and the program that the president now so boastfully claims is winning the war against depression could not have been aet up without the cooperation of this Democratic House of Repre sentatives.” WEATHER FOB NORTH CAROLINA. Party cloudy; sßgbtty colder on north coast tonight; Tuesday in creasing cloudiness, followed by rain In was tpertton. U. S. Supreme Court Again Declines To Hear Appeal From Leas And W. B. Davis Boomerang on Henry ~ !<j Isl "Ifflß v«^4 rder 1° co “" ter * t l lnt ’ espouse, of ihe Hoover cause u. 11 nr» ?.°:±>!!' iU>n lZ b ' 1 * ,u *B:n at <*- John T. Harriman. of Washington, D. C U E thl * nov *! ,dea Harriman drives one of Ford's products to pJr u * i? cked * B , t,cker bearing the legend: “This Ford Votee for Roosevelt. Harriman s idea has caught on. and an army of Demo cratic rord-owners are following his example. Reconstruction Credits Over BiUionT Money Advanced To Banks, Trusts And Insurance Compan ies For Relief Washington. Oct. 24.—(AP)— The Reconstruction Corporation today an nounced that up to September 80 it had loaned $1,016,328,228 to bauks, trusts and insurance companies and building and loan associations. Loans totalling $853,496,289 were au thorized to 4,573 bank 3 and trust com panies. Eighty-c.’ght insurance companies, with 14.898 000 policy holders, received $75,193,000. Advances of #87,638.738 were author ized to 736 building and loan associa tions, with 1.544000 members. The statement said that 3,482. cr 70 percent, of the loans for banks amunt ing to $14,729,867 went to towns of less than 5,000 population British Aviator Capt. Lancaster, Will Fly Again Liverpool, England, Oct. 24 (AP) The British aviator. Captain William N. Lancaster, the centi rl figure in a recent Miami, Fla., murder trial, ar rived today from fihe United States and said he intended to make another long distance flight. “I am no 1 , yet decid 'd when I shaH make my next flight." Captain Lan caster said, “and I shall have no other pilot than Mrs. J. M. Keith-Miller.” He referred to another figure In that trial who is due in London later to day aboard another vessel. Sees Beer Tax About $750,000 White Sulphur Springs; Va.. Oct. 24. —(AP) —Legal beer and a Federal tax thereon would bring the government as much u 754 million dotl&ra addi tional revenue, the Investment Bank er* Association convention was In formed by its Federal ax&tioc com mittee today. 'l+P* Without giving an opinion or. pro hibition the committee reported that a tax up to 40 cents a gallon on beer might readily be levied which would bring this large sum and which is roughly squlvaient to thrjf-fourths of the Federal income tax collected in the last fiscal year. PUBLISHED EVERT AFTERNOON EXCEPT SUNDAY. France, Germany Continue Stalling Arms Conference London, Oct. 24.—(AP)— Sir John Simon, foreign secretary, reaccal ed today that the European doui lock continues over the proposed four-power emergency diaaTtna ment conference because France and Germany still unable to agree on r. meeting place. l*ressed for a statement Conor ru ing the possible danger of German re-arming while the disarmament conference is progressing. Sir John said ihee purpose of the emergencj conference was to prevent such h course, hut that no definite state ment of Germany’s policy has been made. COMMISSION WiC DEMAND RATE CUT Will Have Abundant Data When Power Companies Come Back Thursday Dally Dispatch nareaa. la the S*r Waiter lintel nV J. C. R.nHKKHVIM, Raleigh, Oct. 24. -The State Corpor ation Commissioa will be well for tified with facts and figures concern ing the earnings, properties and rates charged by the four larger power com panies doing business in North Caro lina when it confers with the repre sentatives of these companies here Thursday. The members of the com mission bciieve that as a result of the charts and graphs that have been pre pared by Dr. Charles E. Waddell, the rate expert that has been assisting it, that it will be able to persuade these companies to set up new rate sche dules very much lower than the pre sent ones. It has already been revealed by the commission that from studies made by Dr. Waddell, the rates charged in (Continued on Page Three.) COAL OWNER'S SON WIPES OUT FAMILY Hsatfcig«a«, W. V»., Oct. 24 i (AF)—Samuel W.) Fsfrtmi. a wealthy coal operator, and hi* wife , and sen, Thomas, 27, were found • dead in their home today. A cor oner's jury decided the path shot ■ hi* mother and father art that started his wrist. 6 PAGES TODAY FIVE CENTO COP* UPHOLDS DECISION IN NORTH CAROUNA PM TO APPEALS Attempt To Delay Action Until Appeal Were Filed From This State Is Also Denied COX WILL ASK FOR STAY OF EXECUTION Further Postponement of Sentence To Be Sought In North Carolina Supreme Court Tomorrow by Cou i sel For Lea; Basis For Ac tion Is Given Washington. Oct. 24. (API— The Supreme Court today refused to .’s 4 - view an appeal by Luke Lea, Nash ville, Tenn.. publisher, his son Luke Lea, Jr., and Wallace B. Davis, for mer Asheville, N. C., banker, from ‘heir conviction in North Carolina courts on cha.ges of conspiring to mis apply bank funds. The action, in of. feet, upholds the lower court actions. An attempt by the three detendants to have action , r their appeal po-t --ooned until they could file an appeal r from the refusal of the North Caio- Tina courts to giant them a new trial also failed. The Leas jnd Davis were convicted on r charge of conspiracy to misapply the funds of the Centrel Bank and Trust Company of Asheville, N. C The proceedings against the tHo grew out of the failure of the Cen tral Bank and Trust Company of Asheville In November, 1930, nv.s be ing its president. STAY OF EXECUTION WILL BE ASKED BY GENERAL COX Raleigh, Oct. 24.—(AP)— General Albert L. Cox, Raleigh coun*"l for Colonel Luke Lea, Tennessee news paper publisher, and former United ■States senator, now under prison sen tences for violation of the State Link ing laws, said this afternoon that he would ask the State Supreme Court tomorrow to stay execution of Lea'a sentence despite refusal by the Unit ed States Supreme Court today t > le view the conviction of the publ*eh"r. Cox said the stay would be asked on the basis of an order he has from the chief justice of the United States •Supreme Court granting him until November 3 to prepare an appeal from the State Supreme Court ruling last week in docketing and dismiss'ng a second appeal of Lea, Wallace B. Davis, former Asheville banker, and iLuke Lea, Jr., who were jointly coin victed of conspiracy. Man, Woman Found Dead In A Field Bodies of Minister’s Daughter and Man Father of Three Dis covered Gadsden. Ala . Oct. 24.—(AP)—Tha bodies of Miss Velma Groover, daugh ter* of a Methodist minister, and Tom Russell, a married man and the fatner of three children, were found tn a field near here today, and eloxe by lay a gun somebody used to shoot h m in the chest and beat her unmerci fully. Police believe they were “take'*, for a ride,” slain on a nearby highway and dragged to the field. The gun gave mute evidence of the killer’s fury. Its stock was shattered, obviously as blows were rained upon Miss Groover’s bead and body. The coroner found fingerprints mi the gun barrel, buL otherwise there were no eluee of the slayer’s identity or motive. Russell ores 40 years old, and was employed as s salesman. Miss Groover was 20. Her father is Rev. W. 1, Groover.