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   Biloxi Daily Herald (Newspaper) - June 29, 1832, Biloxi, Mississippi                                 ASSOCIATED PRESS LEA&ED WIRE—NEA SERVICE  HERALD BUILDING, BILOXI  MISSISSIPPI COAST, WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 29. 1932  HERALD BUILDING, GULFPORT  15c A WEEK—VOLUME XXXIV— NUMBER 273  Platform Committee Adopts Straight Repeal Plank  SAYS CURTIS INTERFERED WITHJ5EARCH  Prosecution Witness Claims Norfolk Man Delayed Hunt for Lindbergh Kidnapers to Some Extent.  Dawes' Daughter to Wed Ensign  V. .T., .imi- 29. OP)— •h. a federal operative  Fb'niington Frank J. \S\ "iio invest¡gated the activities of John Hughe- Curtis, on trill fur hindering titj;turp uf the Lindbergh baby kidnapers. tc-tificii today that he had no way of knowing that Cur! is knew tap whereabout.-• uf the kidnaper-.  WiKuu was a prosecution witnpss and v.i« u;:(i• ■ r crux exaniinat ion this ahern<>«n by Lloyd Fisher, ehief coun-scd for ("iirt is. iff expressed his "pinion that Curtis' activities had in-!erfcred, tu some extent. with the search for t!:e kidnapers.  ••J i j mii know who kidnappd I'LarUs Aiign-m* Lindbergh. Jr.?'' l'i'-)]('r a-keij Mi'iib-iily.  Co!. Ciiarl-s A. Lindbergh eyed the steadily from the prosecution  ■ t!i  "No." Wil-on answered.  Col. Lindbergh looki'd down and kept iiis ^¡-/o ]uwere(i until the examination turned to other matters."" SMILES AT STORY  Co], Charles A. Lindbergh was described in teMiinuny today as having at one time tried to leap into a stormy sea and to swim to a boat on which hp belicvd his kidnaped baby was held for random.  As this statement was made Col. Lindbergh, seated at the prosecution table smiled broadly and turned to make a laughing remark to some one ,seat°d near him.  W. E. Haskell, a newspaper executive, was on the stand at the third day's session of the trial of John Hughe? Curtis for hindering capture nf rfie kidnapers nlien this testimony came out.  "What did Curtis say of Col. Lindbergh's effort? to swim to the alleged kidnap ship'/" Prosecutor Anthony M. Hauck asked Haskell.  "lie said they sighted a boat but high seas prevented getting close." J1 askcjl replied. "Hp said they had to test rain Col. Lindbergh from jumping overboard to swim to the other ship." j  Haskell told of Curtis' offer to sell his story of alleged negotiations with the kidnapers anil said he was with him in New Jersey the day the baby's body was found. After this news was received Curtis asked hi in to telephone Mrs. Curtis nt their home in Norfolk. Ya.  "Tell her no matter what she reads in the next few days I am all right,'' Haskell quoted him as saying.  Under cross examination by Lloyd Fisher, chief defense counsel,- H'iskell naid he had visited Curtis in "jail after he had coni'essd that all his negotiations were a hoax .and Curtis at that time emphatically reaffirmed that he had been in touch with the actual kidnapers.  (Continued on page five)  SAYS EFFORT MADE TO BUY TRAYLOR OFF  Roosevelt Group Disclaim Connection With Man Said to Have Offered §10,000 for Withdrawal From Race.  DRAFTING THE 1932 DEMOCRATIC PLATFORM  Chicago, June 2!). i/P>—Roosevelt headquarters promptly disavowed any connection today with an attempt attributed by Frank Scofield, manager for Melvin Traylor. to Roosevelt supporters to have Traylor withdraw lrom the campaign.  When reached at his office at the First National Bank, Traylor said: ■•I never knew of the thing until newspapermen called me early this Morning. Then 1 verified it from Mr. Scofield, I have the highest regard for Mr. Scofield and have known him for many years-. This will in no way change the relationship between us in his el fort in my behalf. I have been too busy in tlie banking business the last few days to pay much attention to the campaign."  Col. R. G. Dunham, retired Chicago business man and Traylor's "floor manager" said his only information on the subject came from Scofield.  The Chicago linker said he had no intention of withdrawing his name from the convention.  Delay In Report On Liquor Issue Causes Convention to Recess  Wedding day will bp "in a year or two" for Miss Virginia Dawes (above) rlaught'er of General and Mrs. Charles G. Dawes, and Ensign John Gardner Tennent (below), son of Commander and Mrs. E. Hunter Tennent of Washington- Their engagement has just been announced.  GODDARD WILL SPEAK TONIGHT  Bishop Hoyt M. Dobbs. Shreveport, La.. Leaves After Delivering Several Lectures at Campgrounds.  Consider Bill For Philippine Freedom  Washington, .Tune 29.—OP)—Consideration of the ITawes.Cutting bill for Philippine independence was begun in the Senate today immediately after the last of the appropriation bills had been passed and sent to conference.  Til" bill immediately struck an obstacle when Senator Copeland. (1)., N. Y.'i an opponent, demanded that ! it be rend in full. I  Copdand has contended it would bp unconstitutional for Congress to five the Philippines without a vote of the people of this country.  Democratic leaders were insistent that the bill be held before the Senate until voted upon, but there were hints from the Republican side that it would be laid aside if debate was too prolonged.  Sena'or Hawes. (P., Mo.), one of the authors of the nieasui to Copeland to confine his remarks ■ to the subject, indicating he fearM a filibuster.  Chairman Bingham of the insular, affairs committee said he regretted j Copeland "as "taking devious means I to prevent a vote on the bill." >  Bishop Hoyt M. Dobbs Tuesday night, continued his addresses at tli* Seashore Pastors' School in session at the Campgrounds with a striking delineation of the life and character of John Ormond Keener, Me:hodist, preacher and educator. i  Dr. John Ormond Keener was a son of Bishop John C. Keener, long a bishop in the Methodist: church and for years one of the dominant figures in the affairs of the old Seashore Campground.  Dr. Keener was converted at the altar at the .Seashore Tabernacle one Sunday night while on vacation from Southern University. He went back to the university and prepared himself for th>' Methodist ministry. Bishop Dobbs portrayed him as a man six feet four inches in height and weighing over two hundred ninety pounds and with a character in pro-porton to his physical build, lie -was a ffreat. teacher and a great: educator. Bishop Dobbs defined a teacher; as one who creates a hunger for knowledge and a thirst for virtue. He. said education is the ability to react correctly to every experience of life. He prophesied that tiie great shifting in emphasis in the next decade would be from the field of pedagogy to the field of psychology and declared that tiie ministry should prepare themselves for this change.  Bishop Dobbs, in speaking of Dr. ,7. O. Keener, said that often a man I might preach a s- rmon in his (ball appeal j ^ ¡¡ I)f .  ( . on ],i „ PV ,. r  utter, and  iContinued on page fire)  SCOFIELD'S STORY  Chicago, June 29. OP)—Frank Scofield, the Traylor campaign manager, chtuged in a statement he dictated to newspaper men today, that an unidentified man whom he said described himself ns a Roosevelt worker had offered him $10,000 to sign a statement withdrawing Traylor's name.  Scofield called a group of newspapermen into his office and dictated the f(.dlowing:  "Last night about midnight a man I never snv before approached me and said, "Are you Scofield'/' 1 told him I was and he said, 'Can I have a private conference with you'/' We ■went into a corner o£ my office. He held up a statement for me to sign. When I asked him to let me t.ake it he said, "No. Just read it.' The statement byre my name as manager of the. Traylor campaign and read as  follows :  " '1 have just received a wire from Melvin A. Traylor thanking me for my activities in his behalf and re-(pies-ling me to withdraw his name from the race.'  "1 denied that the statement was true and refused to sign it. He replied, 'Don't be foolish. The anti-Roosevelt machine is going to crack. You might as well be the beneficiary.'  "I told him I had nothing to do with the Illinois delegation and could not release them if 1 wanted to. lie said. 'Listen, I'm serious. This means Si0.000 to you and a million votes for Roosevelt if he goes over on the first ballot and this statement from you will do the job.'  "I promptly told him I would not be a party to any such transaction. He said he was sorry if he had offended me. 1 told him to take it anyway he wanted to. He got up and said, 'Think it over. I'll lie back.' I told him in forceful language not to come back because I would not see him. He said lie was doing publicity work for tiie Roosevelt organization. 1 had never seen him anywhere before."  Scofield said he did not ask the man his name.  It was a hot session, indeed, when eôatless members of the special committee appointed to draft a 1932 Democratic platform gathered at Chicago—and this picture indicates as much. These men, picked by Resolutions Chairman Gilbert M. Hitchcock, are: (left to right) Senator Carter Glass, Yirgina : Senator David I. Walsh, Massachusetts; A. Mitchell Palmer of Washington, D. C. : Senator Burton K. Wheeler, of Montana; Jos. C. O'Mahoney. Wyoming; Senator Cordell Hull, Tennessee; Wm. G. McAdoo, California and William A. Comstock, Michigan.  SOLIDIFIED UNITY APPARENT IN BANK ORGANIZATION PLAN  Ushering in a half holiday called by Mayor J. W. Milner to give opportunity for the proponents of the new bank to crystalize efforts toward bringing to a successful conclu-sion the campaign for signatures of creditors to the new bank plan, 133 Gulfport citizens assembled at the noon hour today for a luncheon at the Hotel Markham.  Presided over by Mayor J. W. Milner, the luncheon event was marked by a 'spirit of friendliness and cooperation that indicated a m"re solidified unity of effort behind the bank reorganization movement than has been exhibited heretofore.  The Mayor giving an array of figures relative to the proposed new bank plan as contrasted to what might be expected under liquidation, spoke at some length and then presented B. C. Cox, secretary of the Chamber of Commerce, who made an impassioned plea for community effort in regard to the banking situation.  R. 0. Bickerstaff. member of the citizens committee working in behalf of the new bank, made an address along specific and definite lines relative to the work of procuring signatures of depositors to the creditors agreements.  In accordance with his plan, lists of depositors not yet having signed were passed out to those who would agree to contact them, each volunteer working being given the names of ten. In addition to obtaining signatures, under the Bickerstaff plan, reasons given by those declining to sign ai to be reported and efforts made to iron out objections.  Rev. .T. L. Neill. pastor of the First Methodist church, spoke at some length upon the advantages of the new bank plan as. amended, following a citizens meeting some days ago and gave as his opinion that the depositors would receive from 20 to 25 per cent: more in returns under the amended plan than-tinder the original plan or by liquidation.  At the suggestion of Rev. Neill. whose talk was for the most part along the spiritual aspects of the banking situation, the blessings of Deity were invoked upon the workers who are going out to obtain signatures and Dr. Oscar E. Goddard of Nashville, Tenn., a Coast visitor, was called upon for this prayer.  Entertainment in the way of a musical program for the luncheon was furnished by Mrs. C. B. Foster, violinist, and Mrs. William Estopinal, pianist.  BIG DEFICIT AT END OF YEAR  Government's Fiscal Year Draws to Close Today with $2.900.000,000 On Wrong Side of Ledger.  Meeting Called To Order Twice But Committee Not Ready  8 DIRECTORS ARE ELECTED  WeH-Knovvn Men Chosen in Second Primary to Serve Gulfport Cham-Iht of Commerce.  ROGERS HELPS AMUSE CROWD  Nominee Couldn't Bo Weaker Than Opposition. Will Win If He Lives I'ntil November. Comedian Says.  Closed Banks Add To Dividends Paid  Jackson. Miss., June 29. (JP'i—Superintendent of state banks J. S. Love . announced today that three closed; northeast Mississippi banks have com-,' pie;ed arrangements for paym r nt of: 'additional dividends amounting to , approximately SI2.000. j  Tiip inst iruf ¡'"m* are: The Bank of j Y-vona at Yerona. the Bank of j Shannon at Shannon, and the Bank of Fulton at Fulton.  The Yerona and Fulton banks will pay five per cent dividends, bringing the total dividend payments of the Yerona institution to t'>3 per cent ami of the Fulton bank to 22 and one-half  (  per cut. Love ¡¡aid. i  The Bank of  f  Shannon dividend j wit! be ten per cent, to be added ro j 50 per cent already pa n.  Veterans Consider Election of Chief,  Refuse to Leave  •  Washington. June 29.—i.-P'—While Congress and Washington .police sought to encourage disbnndmenr of the capital's "bonus army," the veterans 1 'day seemed solely concerned with settling the leadership of their tattered ranks.  They showed liulp interest in Senate adoption yesterday of sent to the Horse . runic  a resolution which the  former service men would receive fed-  1   T. S. Clower, Wade Haiten. Fd T.ipse,nib. Judge' ]). M. Russell. H. M.' Rollin*. Clayton Rand, Joe Sal-botni and Frank DeL. Smith were elected directors of the Gulfport Chamber of Commerce for a three-year term, it was announced by the election committee this morning following counting of the ballots in the second primary of the local civic organization. These new directors will beidn their term July 11. the first meeting of the board for the new year.  Tiie eight director? elected today with sixteen others and the past president will comprise the new board which will elect officers of the association at tli" first meeting in July.  The election committep who counted the ballots comprised .T. C. Waeker. i B. C. Cox. Mrs. Fannie Byrd and E.  eral loans for tran-p^ nation home. Hardly had the police, prompted by nearly deplored provisions. passed word to the veterans it was time for them to leave Washington, than new strife began ro brew over the "'army's" > rganization.  "Confirmation election" was called at all camps today to decide if Walter ! religious affairs, W. Waters of Portland, Ore,, should j morning after an be chosen permanent co:umander-in- ■ ! chief after his re-election to that po«t j  P. Wilkes.  Indianian Elected Kiwanis President  • a came a  Detroit. June Fndicott, Huntington. Ind., today was elected president of Kiwanis international for 1!),"2-1033 at the organization's seventeenth annual convention. I-Ie succeeds William O. Harris Los A n geh Daytona B treasurer.  The delegai s s lecied Los Angeles tiie 1033 cöuvestioa eitf.   1  by tlip acclaim of s"i  :  n : glit.  Water*' re-.isc. ns hours after Thomas Keiiy of Cam-j den. N. .!.. who had been acini chief 20.—(VP)—Carl E. was succeeded by George Kleinholz, also of Portland.  If the Senate-approved proposal by H-well. (R. Neb.) were enacted, transportation would be provided up to July 13. with travel subsistence of 75 cents a day. The money would be advanced as loans without interest, but if not repaid would be deducted from adjusted e- inpeusatiou certificate*.  Marvin Enochs Dies After Long Illness  Jackson. Miss.. June 20.—Marvin S. Enochs, for many years a recognized leader in business, civic and died early this illness extending jver several months.  Funeral services will be held at .000 men last i-th* Capitol Street Methodist church i Wednesday afternoon at 4 o'clock, few j Intemi' iit will be in Lakewod Memorial ceme'ery.  Chicago Stadium, June 20.—<VP)— The Deni"crats waiting on the serious busiiipss of platform making and nominating, devoted a recess interlude today to laughter and applause of the offerings of a bevy of entertainers.  Will Rogers, invited to the speaker's stand bv the uproarious demands of the Oklahoma delegates, accepted the nomination and said he'd try to carry on until "we can get enough of the platform committee members sober enough to turn in a platform."  Eddie Dowling, the stage star, introduced Rogers.  Will struck a pose and declaimed : "I always knew that any convention was a joke and now I know it.  "All I have to do is to stand here and act the fool until the Democratic party can agree on prohibition—and that means I will be here from now on.  "As soon as we can. get enough of the platform committee members sober enough to turn in a platform, we will get under way,  "As I look over these smiling faces. I don't know what to do. It seems like old times to be up here with Tom Walsh—like being hack in— what year was that—1024.  "The applause you gave yesterday to John W. Davis not only showed a fine spirit but it showed that you've got long memories.  '"I had breakfast this morning with Jimmie Cor. Does anybody rememf- *.r that far back?  ;   "I was here during the late Re-(Continued on page five)  MUSIC STIRS DELEGATIONS  Organist at Democratic Contention Has Appropriate Songs Ready for All Occasions.  By L. A. BROPHY  Chicago, June 29—(7Pi—High up in the rafters of the Chicago stadium, be-spectaeled, nimble-fingered A1 Mel-gard regulates emotions of the volatile delegates to the Democratic national convention and the easily swayed thousands of spectators who sit perched around the galleries.  His magic wand is the full-throated great stadium organ, and his musician's sixth sense tells him what to play to move the immense throng to tumultous enthusiasm, sympathy, or demonstrative action.'  For twenty-five years, Melgard has pulled the stops of a pipe organ, in theatres, in churches, and before the attentive gaze of students in his town school.  No musical assignment, he said to-(Continued on page three)  of  Walter R. E wiser, ■h. Fla., was reelected  Dr. Joseph A. Smith.  pa-tor of  the church, will officiate, assisted by Dr. T. M. Brownlee of Shreveport and the Rev. T. J. Leggetr, presiding elder of this district.  Surviving Mr. Enochs are his widow, four daughters. Misses Margaret. Dorothy and Anne Enochs and Mrs. Richard St 'ckett; his father, J. I.. Enochs. Sr., a half-brother, .T. I.. Enochs, Jr.. and one lister, 3Irs. A. 1".  WortuiaB.  Skeleton Identified As That Of Youth  Hatfield. Ark.. June 20—(JP)— The mystery surrounding the disappearance of Walter Smith one year ago was believed solved today when J- I'. Smith, a farmer near here identifie C ]  a  skei'ton found about five miles from his home as that of his son. The skeleton was found Monday.  An empty gun lay beside the bones. A charge had pushed through the head. Smith said the gun and clothing indicated the skeleton was that of his son.  Young Smith was 20 years old when  day.  Charters Signed By Acting Governor  Jackson, Miss., June 29.—(/P)— "The depression must be over," said Acting Governor Dennis Murphree today.  He had just completed signing chtriers for new corporations, all Mississippi firms starting businesses at widely separated points- Several of the n»w concerns are capitalized at SI0,000 each, more than the' average for local merchandising enterprises.  The group of charterg signed today follows another spurt in the charter business, records in the office of Secretary of State Walker Wood show, which brought in several mil- j lion dollars in charters from "foreign" corporations.  Among new domestic charters issued were: Chickasaw Motor Company, Houston, $10,000: Kirkland Funeral Home, Quitman, S3,000 ; W. F. Thurmond and Company Inc., Bi-loxi. $10.000 : Home Ice " Company. Laurel, $10.000 ; Superior Oil and Supply Company, Hattiesburtr, SIO,-000; The Yogue, Jackson, S10.0<mi ; Fnique Cleaning Service, Inc., Meridian, $5,000; Investments Inc., Jackson, 25,000 shares at ten cents a share; Picayune Ice Company, Picayune, $10,500; John Hadad and Company stores. Inc., Yicksburg, $10,000 ; Peoples' Bank of Indianola, S23,000. and the Natural Gas Company. Jackson. 30.000 shares common  By CHARLES P. SHAEFFER  Washington June 29.—(JP)—One day more, and the closing entry of the darkest financial chapter of this, or any other, peace-time nation, will be written—in red.  When the clock strikes 12 .tomorrow night the United States will close its fiscal year, wipe its slate clean and embank on a brand new period with additional revenue-producing machinery, together with an auxiliary economic plan, which promises to produce income to keep the treasury in order.  The books for the year will be closed with about $2,900.000,000 on the wrong' side of the ledger. Today the deficit was $2,S;;7,644,914 as of June 23; last year it was S002.71G.-000. The year before an SSIS.000,000 surplus was established and tit en ended eleven consecutive years of profitable operations.  The fiscal year 193?, should be different however, government officials aver. With the new revenue bill of 19."2 as the spearhead, there is expected to aceure $3.2nl.OOO.OOO in taxes, a sum sufficient, says President Hoover '"impregnably to establish the credit of the federal government."  A total of $1.118.500,000 is added to revenue by the new tax provisions which will supplement $2.143.000.000 accruing from the 1928 measure. The government's original program of spending amounted to $4.113.000,000 or $.S31,500.000 more than the revenues now believed possible. To bridge this gap $426.000.000 originally allocated to the sinking fund will not be, covered by current receipts, while the remainder will be saved through curtailment of expenditures.  The huge deficit was accumulated by a 33 per cent decrease in receipts and an increase of about 20 per cent in expenditures.  that  such will  Sandino Agrees to Peace Conference  Tegucigalpa, Honduras. .Tune 20.— >fP i—General Augustino Sandino. Nicaraguan insurgent leader who has kept up a constant warfare against the Nicaraguan government and American marines for five year«. ha> agreed to a peace conference, it was privately announced here today.  The plans for the conference, which is to be held at San Lorenzo, a Hon-duran port, was brought about through the negotiation of General Manuel Oalladares, a prominent Sandino follower, who recently talked with American officials from Nicaragua and with General Sandino, the private advices said.  There is a possibility, it was said, that an American observer" may be asked to join in the parleys, a: which powerful Nicaraguan xiolitical leaders, probably the four liberal candidates for president, will also sit in. together with General I-Irado Porto-Carrero, General Sandino's candidate.  he disappeared oa his last birth- j stock and 5,000 shares preferred  stock.  New Beauvoir Head Takes Over Post  ■Tos. W. Havens and Mrs. Havens today took over the positions of superintendent and assistant of the Jefferson Davis Soldiers Home. T. II. Nay lor. Lauderdale, and Allen Bridge-forth, directors and members of the Piecutiie committee of the Beauvoir board. w< be here today to check in Mr. Havens.  Mr. and Mrs.,Tarf. who have been at the home about 10 year 5 , have left for Galveston. Texas, and Hot Springs Ark., and will be away several months. Mr. T. rt already has announced his candidacy for the sheriff's position of Harrison county ia the election several years away.  Mr. Havens had nothing special to say concerning taking over the post and Mrs. Havens said they were busy setting acquainted with the home ¿ad tie work.  Chicago. June 20.—(JP)—After five hours of wrangling over the next Democratic campaign document, the Democratic resolutions committee today adopted a prohibition plank committing the party in favor of repeal of the 18th amendment and immediate modification of the Yolstead act.  This declaration was put into the Democratic platform by the resolutions committee after the majority report of the subcommittee for a sub-eommi-'sion piank which did not commit the party was rejected 33 to IS.  FLOOR FIGHT POSSIBLE  The surprised advocates of submission were undecided momentarily whether to carry the cause to the convention floor, but it was predicted they would make a minority report tonight.  The prohibition dispute was reached after the committee had waded through extended disputes over the silver and tariff declarations the party would take to the people in the coming election.  The committee worked throughout the day while the convention was idling to await its report.  The vote on the prohibition plank was adopted 35 to 17.  TEXT OF PLANK  The text of the prohibition plank follow;-' :  "We favor the repeal of the ISth amendment.  "To effect such repeal, we demand that the Congress immediately propose a constitutional amendment to purely representative conventions in the states called to act solely on proposal.  "We urge the enactment of measures by the several states a actually promote temperance, effectively iirevent the return of the pa-loon and bring the liquor traffic into the open under complete supervision and control by tiie states-  "We demand that the federal government effectively exercise its power to enable the states to effectually protect themselves against importation of intoxicating liquors in violation of their laws."  "Pending repeal, we favor immediate modification of the Yolstead act to legalize the manufacture and «ale of beer and other beverages of such alcoholic content as is permissible ttn-dpr the constitution and to provide therefrom a proper and needed revenue.''  STATES' YOTES  The full committee vote on the plank pledging the party to repeal follows :  For: Arizona. Colorado, Connecticut. Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri. .Montana. Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Xew Mexico, New York, North Dakota. Ohio. Oregon. Pennsylvania. Rhode island, Yermont, Wisconsin. Alaska, ('anal Zone, Hawaii, Philippines, Puerto Rico, and Yirgin Inlands—Total 33.  Against: Alabama. Arkansas, California, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas. Kentucky, Mississippi. North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee. L'tah, Yirginia, Washington State, Wyoming and District of Columbia— Total 17.  Absent: South Carolina and West. Yirginia.  Passed: Te\;n.  Total vote in committee'33.  Some of the high points of the platform as finally approved are:! "Tariff—a  ECONOMY BILL IS APPROVED  Senate Sends $1.500.000 Measure to President by 35 to It Yt.fe. Ending Long Dispute.  Washington, June 29.—OP)—The $150.000,000 economy bill was out of the way and relief slowly being moulded into its final form today as Congress plugged along its legislative path.  A 33 to 11 vote in the Senate yesterday ended the dispute ever the measure to cut federal expenses $130,-000.000 next year. This was a reversal of the Senate's previous position, marked a concession to th» House on controverted provisions and left final action up to President Hoover.  At the same time, conferees on the $2.300,000.000 Garner-Wagner relief bill attacked the remaining and important differences between House and Senate measures. They had behind them an agreement that $200,-000,000 should be loaned to states by the Reconstruction Finance Corporation on the basis of population and $100.000,000 distributed by President Hoover as he sees fit.  This latter provision had the approval of the administration and was included in the measure introduced by Speaker Garner and passed by the House. The Senate, however, had proposed simply that $300,000,000 be loaned to states on the population basis.  Additional progress was made hi the drive to get essential appropriations bills on the lawbooks by midnight tomorrow although Senate leaders doubted that all would be there when the new fiscal year begins. Consequently, some of them believed Congress could not adjourn until about next Wednesday,  The Senate, having passed the ?L-05(5,000.000 treasury-post office measure. took up the $22.000.000 second deficiency bill, the las» of the money bills it has to pass-  BIG DAY FOR SENATOR LONG  Kingfish of Louisiana Hits His Stride After Getting Delegation Seated—Takes Rap at Robinson.  By RALPH WHEATLEY Chicago, June 29.—OP)—Hney Long has hit his Louisiana "Kihg-fish" stride in Chicago.  Until last night Huey had been unusually quiet, purposely so until he had seated his delegates over the protests of a delegation of his mortal political enemies. .  But after he had won the contest by the slim margin of 03 votes, he cut loose and "Kingfislipd" for the multitude. He went on a visiting rampage and called on any and all delegates to tell them how to cure the ills of democracy.  He broke the boredom of newspapermen drowsing before the locked door of the resolutions committee by appearing suddenly from around a corner and demanding:  (Continued on page three)  prohibition plank, the Democratic national convention killed time with odds and ends tod'-i.v, listened to an hour and a half of stump speeches and wi«p-crafking. and then rece-sed until 7 o'clock tonight.  The session which was to have begun at noon transacted no business, competitive tariff for rev- j It did not actually c>tue to order un-  enue with a fact-finding tariff commission free from executive interference. reciprocal tariff agreements with other nations, and an international economic conference designed to restore international trade and facilitate exchange.  "Unemployment relief-extension of federal credit to the states to provide unemployment relief wherever the  i til nearly 1 o'clock, and then only fur a moment, to stand in recess while a long succession of spellbinders and, professional entertainers did their stuff for the waiting and restless  delegates.  An hour and a half later, Chairman Walsh again called the convention back officially into session, but only long enough to announce that the  diminishing resource., of the people I platform committee could not report make it impossible for them to pro- ' vide for the needy ; expansion of the federal program of necessary and useful construction affected with the public interest : the spread of employment by substantial reduction in the hours of labor, the encouragement of the shorter week by applying that principle in government service; advance planning of public works.  "Unemployment and old age insurance. under state laws.  "Farm relief—for the restoration of agriculture, the nation's basic industry. better financing of farm mortgages through reorganized farm bank agencies at low rates of interest on an amortization plan, giving preference to credit for the redemption of farms and homes sold under foreclosure, extension and development of the farm cooperative movement, and affective control of crop surpluses so that our farmers may have the full benefit of the domestic market-"  CONVENTION ADJOURNS  By BYRON PRICE Chicago, June 29.—(JP)—Its platform committer deadlocked ovc* tht  for at least several hours.  He suggested a recess and toe delegates cheered their assent.  Tonight the prohibition dispute is to have right of way on the convention floor, with th r 'se who want to commit the party to repeal seeking defeat of the committee report, which is expected to favor submission of a repeal plank, but without recommendation whether the states should accept the repeal amendment or not.  The postponement means that most of the nominating speeches for president, at least, will be delayed until tomorrow, and no ballots taken until lare tomorrow afternoon, at :iie earliest.  GARNER HAS NOT TRADED  Chit-ago. June 29.—!.-?>—Anion G. Carter, Fort Worth, told a meeting of fellow Teian and California delegates today, that John N. Gamer had turned deaf ears to all overtu?t>3 for "trades" on the presidential nomination. '  "I talked to Mr. Garner at the capital this morning," .«aid she Fort .(Continued oa page ten)   

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