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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - April 4, 1940, High Point, North Carolina W eath or Cloudy somewhat cooler peered re by showers Friday Cloudy. The High Point Enterprise High Poi Tho enter of diversified manufacturing Enterprise nol. .16�?no. 95 member associated pues High Point n. C., thursday afternoon april 4, 1910 Complete Nea service Price five Cen to Chamberlain confident winning was a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a Trade program passes another major test congressional approval Bill Dies in Senate of Mahoneyq a change would have forced Trade Bills Okay Vandenberg urges Senate inquiry of White paper declares revelation furnishes example of need for propaganda investigation Washington april 4.�? a a the administrations reciprocal Trade program survived another major Senate test today when the chamber Defeated 44 to 38, an amendment to require congressional approval of future Trade agreements. The amendment sponsored by senator of Mahoney a Wyo would have subjected agreements to approval by a majority of both House. Omahoney nought to write it into pending legislation to continue for three years the administration s Power to readjust Tariff by agreement with other nation rejected other proposal the Senate last week rejected. 4 4 to 41. A proposal to require ratification of agreement by two third of the Senate. Today Rote helped Quot Clear the i Way for final action on the Trade Norfolk Knoxville air line that would provide daily passenger Washington april 4,�? pm senator Vandenberg a Mich said today that it would be a unfortunate to close the incident of the so called German a White paper without an official inquiry on la part of Congress Vandenberg in a formal statement said he thought that publication by the nazis of Dot Amenta purported to have been hired from polish Archive furnished an example of the immediate need for a propaganda investigation proposed by senator Clark f do. Approved last week a a Clarks Resolution was approx air minded candidate a to make speaking engagements at Danbury and Elizabeth City on the same Day gubernatorial candidate j. M. Broughton flew from the Greensboro High Point Airport to Rocky mount tuesday. Red haired Pilot Clinton Johnson of Guilford county and candidate de last week by the foreign relation committee but a not been acted upon by the Senate. Quot if the White paper is sheer propaganda no Effort should he spared to Clinch the proofs a if for no other reason than to Arm our people against repetitions of this technique Quot Vandenberg declared. The so called a White books purported to disclose that William c. Bullitt ambassador to France and other american diplomats and officials had joined in Given annexes state title High Point boy will compete in regional tournament Broughton Are shown just after completing the hop. Brough Ion in his speech at Elizabeth City endorsed the proposed Vav Ltd who a. Nit 11 net a a a i i or Neni Ino reality no co Tirral. A a i a Quot a air mail service Cross the state of however end it was probie j math a1 whether a final vote s could be reached by tonight. Opponents of the administrations reciprocal Trade program sought to put a one year limit on the system. Pending legislation would continue for three years from next june 12 the executive Power to Atter tariffs in Exchange for foreign concessions. In a series of informal conversations. Opponents of the House approved administration measure decided that a one year Extension would be preferable to the Legia lation As it now is drafted. Indicate m Cort senators Townsend of Delaware and Austin of Vermont. Republicans. Indicated that their party would support the proposal. Even of a Republican president should be elected in november Townsend contended the authority to make reciprocal Trade agreements Quot is too much Power for any president to the Senate was working under a debate limitation in order to hasten a vote on an amendment by senator of Mahoney a who to require approval of future Trade agreements by a majority of both the Senate and House previously the Senate a rejected a proposal that agreements a ratified by a two thirds majority of the Senate. The vote on the of Mahoney amendment was expected to Fie close but democratic Leader j Barkley told reporters that Quot we be j got it the House worked meanwhile is s my Brunt clubs hearing of campaigning Luke warm pre primary speech making steers away from usual Brick tossing member with Clark of the munitions committee which investigated War propaganda several years ago said he accepted at face value the denials of state department officials of the charges in the Quot White a my mail which is a rather Good Cross Section of Public thought discloses a considerable St leanness and anxiety Over the Joe Given High Point High Wai j school student today sighted his guns at a possible regional or National oratorical championship sponsored by the american legion. Given triumphed Over three other sectional High school orator in the finals of the state contest in Greensboro last night to capture the state championship and the right to compete in a regional tournament in Nashville ten. Placing set end was Harris Proctor of Durham who won tells common Hitler hissed Chance by not fighting Early a ten times More confident a prime minister asserts London april 4.�? prime minister Chamberlai declared today he was a a torn times As confident of Victor now As he was when the Wai began because Adolpf Hitler a missed the Bush by failing Lei i use the arms superiority Dor i Many had at the Start. Maintenance of our ultimate Nau ser Jona re a stat Dunn Cottons i Eena envied by Many another South trility to the Light events a he said of recent third org a North Jones of Hick Ern miss is Lida Picton Willey Debutante daughter of a h. By the associated pres Brick throwing a not enlivened thus far the lukewarm race of those seeking the governorship of North Carolina. Most of the speeches of the candidate have been confined to civic club meetings although within the last few Days three democratic aspirant a a. M. Droughton a j. Maxwell and w. P. Horton have been appearing before full fledged political pow wow. I xxx Aper to ride it wont be Long before mayor Thomas Cooper of Wilmington equipped with a sound truck Start a tour of the state. Lee gravely. Rocky mount businessman a in Kinston today for a Parade of the Eastern Carolina music festival. He will talk in Greensboro monday. Lexington on tuesday Statesville. April to and West Jefferson april la. Another Democrat Psi us Grady of Kenly has distributed statements advocating a state wide liquor referendum and reapportionment of legislative seats. Arthur Simmons of Burlington Democrat has been calling for War veterans votes. Three Gopas Kinning three republicans Robert h. Mcneill of Statesville John r. Hoffman of Burlington and George m. Pritchard of Asheville. May cause a second primary for the i. 0. P. Mcneill spoke today at Carthage. In Active campaigning Broughton told the Whiteville Cvitan club last night that he advocated Quot the encouragement of the location of Small industries in agricultural areas to Quot afford a Market for local agricultural products and furnish employment for surplus labor arising out of the reduction in farm Arriage for Ory. Who won at Morganton and. Willey prominent Memphis tenn., Cotton producer. For miss i fourth James Wallace it j Willey has been chosen As the Queen of the 1940 Cotton car Texas playing Host to twin convention on the War department appropriation Bill. Landon certain French repel 1940 gop year German drive believe pair of Alcatraz escapees alive warns republicans against a Boss Ridden convention a super Many candidate Strong infantry attack set Back Reynaud Calls reds nazi accomplices Paris april 4.�? a Force announced today Strong German infantry had broken against a French that a attack French i outpost in the Nied River be Tulsa. April 4.�? Ltd it a the shooting of a taxicab Driver has renewed speculation As to whether Ted Cole and Ralph Roe. Oklahoma bad men. Survived their sensational escape from Alcatraz in december 1937. They generally were believed to have drowned in the treacherous water of san Francisco Bay. The cab Driver Don Calvin. Said he recognized Cole from newspaper pictures of the robber who shot him last night. Calvin was kidnapped by three men. Who fled in his cab. The Fri state Highway patrol and officers of several counties were searching for the robber Trio. Hitch hikers identify Quot Rowe two hitch hikers reported tuesday that they Rode to Tulsa with a Motorist who said he had escaped from Alcatraz. They identified him by pictures As Roe. Officer said Calvin related he was called to a Small downtown hotel where three men entered his cab and told him to drive to a club. On the Way they Drew pistols and forced him Down on the Hack floor. I Abductor drove to Kes-9voir Hill on the City limits id there he a shot robbed m $3 and pushed out. Wichita ka., april 4.-1 a j a Alf m. Landon. Confident that 1940 Quot is our year a cautioned the i is republicans today against i seeking a Quot super Man Quot for Prest Dent Aud counselled Quot we make a so Al it a German prisoner were generals from colonels who have j a a the 6nrepubh�?~an v conv Neri a ziment took place yes i Tion nominee in an address pre i May i pared for the staff Waco tex., april 4.�?<p a if theres an uncommon amount of double talk and you see triple Here today think nothing of it. It wont be caused by something you drank or ate. It s the second annual Texas College twin convention More than too sets of twins along with several sets of triplets will attend from at least in states. First delegates arrived Early today. They were Clara and Ruth Gru Rapley and Bill and Bob Allred appointed by gov. Clyde r Sloey to represent North Carolina. A of i aka figs All or. In c. Rife professor of biology at Ohio state University. And or. Iva Cox Gardner professor of psychology at Baylor University will use the multiples As Quot Guinea pigs for science or. Rife will test particularly the blood count and Eye pigmentation like thought patterns of the twins will he test d and evaluated by or. who won in the sectional contest at Greenville. I Given was the Winner in the j Greensboro area winning the sectional contest at Lexington. Prior to the contest held at 8 of clock before participants parents and friends the four speakers were honoured at a banquet by Hen a k. Burtner Post no. 53, american legion. Victor Johnson of Pittsboro state chairman of the oratorical contest presided last night. Subject for the contest was a How the United states Constitution Benet America and its talks were made at the banquet session by mrs. Weaver Mann of Newton department president of the legion auxiliary Nival outstanding social event of the mid South to be held in Memphis May 14-18. Churchill takes Over Britain s War machine Cabinet Cut to eight members and a streamlining activity is begun London april 4.i/p a hard hitting Winston Churchill climbed into the Drivers seat of the British War machine today with a big share of the Job of winning Public Confidence in the governments fighting qualities. A new shakeup in prime mini a # judge Don c. Macka of High to or Chamberlain s wartime Cabinet Point vice department command pm it the duties of chief War Strafer or. Johnson or. H. E. Cas Kje it on fhe boulders of the first Tevens commander of the local lord of the admiralty Post and others. Toastmaster i a con. On Page 8 Hee ii laps deny air raid Success of chinese i the shakeup answered clamor i to Quot fight the War Quot but there still was scepticism whether the prime minister had succeeded in plugging All the gaps in the nation flight Jing efforts. Press reaction to the new cab i inet setup ranged from the Dally j heralds brickbats Ofutile.�?� to the times More Subtile comment thai j it Quot is not calculated and perhaps was not intended to arouse any bulletins the prime minister add re his conservative party round proudly a Day after shaking his government to knit it into tight a a it i Iii i inn and t it it i chief responsibility for w a Cit t Ai egy on the shoulders of Winsto Churchill energetic first lord cd the admiralty. Britain still is building up strength. Chamberlain decl while Germany is close to the Lisp its of her strength. Chamberlain hinted at impending new measures to make allies blockade of Germany Cape proof. Holem being plugged you can take it from me said Quot that one by one leaks ant loopholes Are being stomped ant that As the War goes on the strangling effect will More ant More Drain the Lifeblood out our other hand the Prmt Iee Lared there is it f food in Britain. Tim a later on we want Ping space for Wai f we want to rest nil i change we May hate to do wit out some things that we a been used to but we can stand Jot of curtailment yet with feeling any the worse for i said. He said consideration for netral had hampered the Allied blockade hut warned that Quot it Ca not be expo Ted that we should i Low Germany indefinitely to Prol by our scrupulous Ness and to dra Ald and Comfort from neti trs who Are not free agents and we know Iii their hearts whates they May say. That our a Letoi on the minister shortage Quot if Soi Corial or secret session ailed for House of Coni Mons London april 4.impi Shang a i. April 4.�? do army . To i Day confirmed official chinese re ports that chinese planes bombed1 a Alec Jet mob said to have been taken while the French suffered no losses. Convention urged that the rank a and file have the final word at the Philadelphia National Convrn-1 Tion. Quot our Republican convention must not he the Boss Ridden kind that the democratic convention will be Quot he said Quot we must not permit one Man or Auy group of Money raisers to pick our a it a a the Western front then set eau j Hek into los routine of in activity except for sporadic Artel Levy duels East of the Moselle River and West of the Vosges mountains. Seek to Force Reynaud out today communique said Quot activity of Contact units is Radical socialist group ill ask for his resignation continued on Page two Turkey Given new earthquake scare Ankara april a. A cd floods and violent Earth shocks brought terror to Northern Anatolia today in the same general area in which about 40,000 lives were lost in the earthquake of dec. 17. At noon government Relief agencies said no deaths had been j reported. The floods then had i passed their Crest and Earth i shocks had ceased at least tem i Pora Rily. The floods brought on by Rains i swept the town of amass a about 1175 Miles Northwest of Ankara. I and 30-Odd North # Anatolian villages. Ped ally Between the Biles River and the Vosges where we repelled several unman Heyn Al d Speaks of the Homo front interest entered on Premier Reynaud declaration last night that the allies Are Quot Strong enough win and would conclude Quot phoney Quot peace wit ii Adolf Hitler and an announcement by Navy minister Camp nehi of a decision to Lay Down 200,000 tons of new shipping of All kinds to Quot maintain our maritime supremacy Over the Parus. April 4.�? Pic parliamentary circles reported tonight j 1 that the Radical socialist group i in the chamber of deputies had decided to ask for Premier Paul Reynaud resignation unless he j j could show that his government held a substantial increase in sup to j port Over the one vote majority no i it received in its first test on i March 22. The decision was reported taken at a meeting of the group this afternoon. Edouard Daladier who i Heads the party but is National defense minister in the government which succeeded his own was not two japanese bases yesterday but denied chinese claims that 30 japanese warplanes and quantities of Oil and other military sup i plies had been destroyed. A japanese spokesman said eight chinese planes attacked i Kunshan near Rochow in Hunan i province killing four chinese i Farmers at work in their Fields. I seven chinese planes the Jap Anes said bombed Yangcheng southwestern Shansi killing two and wounding four chinese civilians. Rochow is Japan a southwestern a most military base in the Yang Tze River Valley. Yangcheng i headquarter of japanese Force 1 operating in the Western yellow River area. For the most part the new cast is the same As the old Only in different roles. And in several eases the Chang were Mere swaps. One cartoonist pictured it j As a game of musical chairs with j Chamberlain playing the tune the Only new blood in the ministerial family is Iii the food ministry where lord Wool ton an in d list Ria list experienced in govern Pritne minister c him Herlau announced today that a secret session of the House of commons would in arranged for next thursday to debate the government s economic warfare policies. Before the prime minister announcement in ominous Ojo posit Ion Leader Clement r. Attlee said Here would in difficult Iii discussing economic warfare publicly. Al recognize that the subject is one of great importance and one which perhaps it might in difficult to debate in Public a i Iii Tom re Iii replied. So Ells Freedom for them whet our defeat would doom them slavery. Quot rest Assi ramen the recent British French to is rat Ion of a closer Alliance Gay the Quot Best ass tin men that ow4 shall not he. i out of the fruit Quot of Victory and that the essential elements of european Carity will to available to when the War is Over Quot he Tolt the Council. Quot when we embarked upon the War Quot he Quot Aid Quot i Felt we should hound to win it. After Svei months of War. I tee ton times Ai continued on Page two germans Gail attack Succes ment Trade and Supply operations Harrington s it is s�85,000.<mh� for i a the Only minister missing from the new alignment is lord Chat Field who was squeezed out by the dissolution of the ministry for coordination of defense. Primarily Chamberlain achieved three reforms in the Cabinet continued on Page two Washington april a up a colonel e. Harrington work Progress asked a hopi quote prop Rialon Mill committee today to recommend an appropriation of Soha too uni to finance a for the fiscal year Quot starting july i. About 10.000 tons of a Milit i shipping damaged or destroyed another defiant communist cited for contempt in Stormy hearing new England party Secre tary tells pres he was ejected by Dies group Camp nehi made his announce passant ment before the Marine commit it i a j Orit y increased tee of the i Hauber of deputies. While Reynaud received Only a Reynaud a i it Oke in Adlet margin March -2. I. Broadcast to the United states.? he outlined Frances purpose As follows a from the outset a we must i finish it has been the formula which summed up All our thoughts. And that Means no phoney peace after a War which los not a phoney in any respect. Quot madness a a Hitler a Germany will not majority was increased to 17 j within two Days As some deputies j switched their stand. The reported Radical socialist decision was interpreted by some sources to mean that the new i Washington. April 4.�?</p a the Dies committee met Defiance today from another communist a party Leader Philip Frank Feld of Boston and voted to cite hint for contempt in an uproarious session from we hich Frank Feld said he was ejected by Capitol police. The Boston communist executive Secretary of the communist a i will not answer a single question until you listen to the voice of the american people a the Chubby communist official shouted his Black eyes flashing. Permission refused chairman Dies a Tex of the investigation group refused permission to read the Resolution and Frankfeld roared a do you mean to silence the voices of 10.000 americans a Dies banged for order rebuked the witness for making such statements turned to committee members for a moment and then continued do Page two party in new England refused to government which is pledged to j answer a single committee ques wage the War against Germany Tion unless he was Given Permis with increased vigor must facet on 0 r it a t a Resolution which he another chamber Rote of conf said to too citizens of Massachi done soon after the Senate de setts had adopted in the Boston ordered him from the witness Bate of april 9. Arena last sunday. Is Aud. The Pudgy comm in Tai turned to the press table nearby and has Lily distributed copies of the Resolution he had tried to read. Someone in the audience shouted a put him put of Here the dirty rat in Frank id walked from the room with a Capitol policeman. Smiling broadly outside a told reporters he had been a thrown denies ejection piled that he had orderly announced the contempt citation. I of the witness ejected a the american people will Iszu miss Anne Burlak. Of Boston. A writ of Hareas Corpus against administrative Secretary of Ihen you Quot Frankfeld shouted As Dies i communist party Iii new England continued of Pago is Quot Berlin april 4 Aboul 40,000 tons of British War Ani merchant ships were destroy or damaged by German air raid on British convoys and oth it shipping yesterday afternoon the Billian High command report today. Los communique said Quot in the West no special development. In the i not the Aud off the British East coast German fighting planes in to afternoon of april 3 attacked i it i War v Cis. Cot Ivov armed merchant ships. Quot despite recurring air fight with British chasms and heed ant or Craft defense from w vessels As Well As merchant met the. Be i Man in a i in scoring definite Success. Destroyer damaged Quot one destroyer one Outi boat and two merchant Vest composing a total of 17, Tonj were seriously damaged. A three outpost boats and on merchant ship of 5,000 tons wer destroyed by fire caused bombs furthermore one out pus boat and three freighters total ing 17.000 tons were damaged Quot two German planes Tea it forced landings. The Crews w rescued one plane is Isaim one British Pursuit plane w shot Down la an air

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