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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - April 16, 1940, High Point, North Carolina Page two Sec. Athe High Point Enterprise Piedmont Center of Industry High Point North Carolina tuesday april 16, 1910 chamber Commerce directors state endorse Junior chamber plan death p b in arty Welcome to a move ship Between the two bodies than in in t in behalf of organization the two interlocking directors Here of a Junior chamber of j but approval was Given on under Commerce was Given today by the i standing of the Fine work in directors of the High Point Cham leadership and in the developing of Commerce. Ment of civic interest that Junior i no Chambers have done the directors named then ii the directors heard reports of president James. I ode ant recent membership Campaign o. A. Kirkman to represent the dealt with budgetary matters senior chamber in an Intel lok insuring the luncheon meeting at ing relationship. Elwood hotel. Or. Poole i the motion of approval was i president and Secretary Frank made on motion following formal a Sizemore made reports. Sixteen petition of a representative group of the 25 directors were present of Young men of the City. There in a meeting which lasted from would be no other direct relation a 12 15 to 2 of clock this afternoon. Food dealers to hold meeting Here tonight there will be an important meeting of the Independent food dealers association at the coca cola bottling Plant on East Washington Street Here tonight at 7 30 o clock it was announced today. All members of the association were asked to make a special Effort to attend. Today Center a whirl of homa Nee. ,. With Deanna having a l ulu of a time in Honolulu Deanna Durbin a a a in a a it a a Date with Kay Francis a Walter Pidgeon Louis Howard a Harry Owen j Broadhurst today tue o afraid of him. Quot the invisible Man returns Quot a with sir Cedric Hardwicke non Rev More about Stark says continue from Page one guard the flank adjacent to the Topmost part of South America. Allied possessions the islands in those Waters Are British and French possessions. J their acquisition in lieu of War j. Debt has been suggested frequent-1 by in Congress but not until last j i night did the Navy officially men j i Tion these proposals in discussing i the desirability of a base to the South East. Admiral Harold r. Stark test a flying yesterday at Senate hearings on the $655,000,000 Fleet expansion Bill advocated a 25 per cent increase in the Navy construction program and cautioned against any delay in current building. Toi ring seniors return Wallburg april 1 6. A the seniors of Wallburg High school who have been visiting new York and Washington arrived Hack Home sunday night about 8 of clock. They visited interesting places in Tho following states Virginia. Maryland. Delaware Pennsylvania new Jersey. New York and Washington d. C. A a too dents Carolina Norm a join Shearer Crawford Rosalind Russell a the women rut it s All about men i Aljy shh waked thrills a a pity of a Hance a with Lynn at Kiy Iori Smith a Smith owl my me j in scrum with rat a Wirt a m Hay miso Lucille Ali 0chhis Miff. I0wab8 Haiti to Tok a Roscoe it not Obi Oisin end a Hyma s Meo fit Tawf Mhz Cir Simms a Karry Nulf Bassitt. Sky Masok a in is Earis Ile Aal a Tbs w loft a if Mimi eaewws1 Stodgen old directed by Damo i tuft Sci a 9 a Fco i Ute Quot co Quot a 4 v t to Samuel y. Ramage Durham. April 16.�? apr Samuel y. Ramage 86. Multi millionaire Oil Pioneer of Oil City tailed at Duke Hospital Here last night he had been a patient at the Hospital six weeks. He was owner of a greenhouse at Sanford. He kept a summer Home at Pinehurst. It was expected that the body would be sent to ii City for burial. A. I. Ward new Bern april 16.�? apis a. D Ward prominent lawyer and Dean of the new Bern bar died in his sleep last night. His body was found shortly after 9 o clock this morning. Or. Ward who celebrated his 80th birthday last Christmas Day. Had been in Normal health and monday attended to business As usual at his office. The deceased was a former state senator and at one time was a Law partner of former senator f. M. Simmons. Continuance Given on whiskey charge several other cases tried in jury court term Tho it ase of Harry Carson fort Mill. S. Arrested driving a truck loaded with 305 cases or whiskey on Highway 10-a March i was continued this morning at the opening of a weeks term of court by jury trial with judge d. C. Mac it a presiding. The continuance was granted on request of the defense attorney who was absent from the City. The cargo of whiskey is valued at $4,500. A a. Fowler was found guilty of violating the Purohi fion Law and was Given a suspended sentence of 12 months and fined $15 and the jury Cost. Wesley Grant waived jury trial on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon and the Date for Healing was set for april 24. He will be tried by the jury on a charge of violating the prohibition Law. Charlie Davis also waived jury trial on an assault count and the Date was set for april 24. Others who waived jury trial and the dates set for hearing Are As follows j. B Pruitt violating prohibition Law May Ray Cook assault. April 26 t k. Hill driving drunk and violating prohibition Law. April 26 an abandonment and non support charge against l. J. Hill was continued for the term. A charge of abandonment and non support against Pete Caval nos was granted a nol pros with leave. Capi ases were issued for the following r. J Wall drunkenness Cletos c Towson reckless driving Wyatt p. Cole reckless driving. Reich strikes mrs. Cohen denies knowledge of identity of mothers killer a hrs. Humphreys claimed by death of tee. To c a. X Ria t Ftp Ala c e theatre Salem Street 1 Kujovi if Thomasville enjoyable Lant to men today lib j j a amazing or. Williams it of i Joan Blondell and Melvin Douglas admission $ adults a children i to 9 for 9 Kex in a Elk so i ult l to 60l and saturdays to a j a i St Ioc president should mind own business nazi say after condemnation Berun. April 16�?i# a commenting on president Roosevelt a recently expressed disapprobation of the nazi invasion of Norway authorized German sources suggested bluntly today that he would do Well to mind his own business. A fall we these sources said. A is that american history be examined from the viewpoint of necessities at various times for National expansion. We believe that fair minded americans will Short funeral service conducted by Rev. C. N. Royal mrs. Mary Alma Humphreys 62. Widow of j. L. Humphreys died at the Home of her daughter mrs. W. G. Clary 522 Worth Avenue shortly after 2 of clock monday afternoon. Mrs. Humphreys had been in declining health for the past several months and in a serious condition for the past six weeks. She was born in Crozet va., october 23, 1s77. The daughter of or. And mrs. White Garrison. Shortly after the death of Hei husband three and a half years ago she moved to this City from Crozet va., where she was a member of the Baptist Church. Surviving Are six sons. Robert Humphreys this City. William Humphreys Henry Humphreys and Linwood Humphreys All of Danville. A. Marvin Humphreys. Crozet va., and Earl Humphreys Waynesboro a. Three daughters mrs. W. G. Clary this City and mrs. A. M. Gentry also of this City and mrs. R. H. Harris of Danville a five Brothers. George Robert and Jack Garrison All of free Union. A. Al to Garrison Covington Ca and John Garrison. Akron. Ohio nine grandchildren. Brief funeral services were conducted from Koonce funeral Home at 9 of clock monday evening by Rev. C. N. Royal pastor of Green Street Baptist Church following which the body was carried to Crozet. Va., where the funeral proper will be conducted wednesday at 3 of clock and interment will be made in the Hock Gate cemetery Wilson hears demo lineup six of seven candidates appear before Jaycees in Eastern tobacco town by the associated press six of the seven democrats seeking the governors chair spoke from the same platform at a meeting of the Wilson Junior chamber of Commerce last night and they All took a stand on the three per cent sales tax. Paul Grady. L. Lee gravely and Tom Cooper said they favored the repeal of the Levy j. M. Broughton said he favored exemption from the Levy of Ait foods bought for Home consumption a. J. Maxwell said he favored retention of the tax until certain of the states obligations Are met. Simmons missing the seventh candidate. Arthur Simmons was not present. Said Maxwell a fall candidates unite in advocating More Liberal support of the Public schools hut i am the Only candidate specifically pledged to maintain our present tax Structure until increased yields make it possible for the state to meet adequately its obligations to our Public school system and other humanitarian causes we Cannet meet these obligations by reducing die tax tells court she heard slain woman yell Woodrow you have shot me at time the Man who tamed 4 Dodge City goes gunning. For new action new adventure new thrills a West of Dodge City there was no Law. For there was Virginia City then realize there Are striking parallels Between american needs in the past Aud German needs at present. A in urging that nobody mix in the affairs of another country or. Roosevelt perhaps unwittingly addressed himself to the allies for it is they who keep saying Hitler ism must go. A that certainly is mixing in the affairs of another nation. But beyond that. Europe demands that european affairs be regulated in a european manner and not according to american principals or a production of Lignite is to he expanded by the italian government. Raleigh. April 16.�? up mrs. Woodrow gotten testified today in the trial of herself and her husband on charges of slaying her Mother that her husband denied the shooting though she had heard her Mother scream a Woodrow you be shot the state charges that the Cottons shot mrs i a Herndon 50, last february 19 and that they Stod to gain financially through the slaying. Confessed. Dented both the defendants made alleged confessions each taking the blame then each repudiated the confessions. The state rested its ease yesterday and gotten denied that he had shot mrs. Herndon and accused his wife of being intimate with a neighbor who was a states witness. Mrs. Gotten was allowed to testify for herself hut judge Clawson l. Williams sustained numerous objections made by lawyers for gotten and directed that her testimony was not to be considered against her husband. The woman testified she was near the Well digging a ditch the she heard a gunshot. She heard her Mother scream a Woodrow you be shot her two children were on the front porch she spoke to them and went to the barn. Woodrow came around the Northeast Corner wringing his hands. He went in the barn Aud she followed he lifted up mrs. Herndon and she suggested. A lets see of we can to do something for Woodrow picked up the gun and she warned him a put it Down because they might want to take galled neighbors Woodrow told her to Call the howards nearby neighbors. To told her to say she was on the porch watching him work at the pig pen. She asked Woodrow of he did it and he said he did not. He told her to wipe his Finger prints off the gun put hers on it and stood Over her while she did so. Or. Gotten denied any inti Macy with Oscar Howard As charged by her husband. She denied that she shot her Mother and a Aid that her husband told Lier to confess and a play off crazy a a she quoted gotten As saying a Well get you out of she said she was scared of him and afraid not to carry out his instructions As a the would flare up get mad and go on a when she did not obey Lii i. She said she did t know who allot her Mother and that she did t know anybody was planning to shoot mrs. Herndon. Two die when plane crashes Florida bound Small privately chartered ship crashes in Connecticut Higganum roan., april 16. Two men were killed and two other were injured Early today when a privately chartered plane clashed and burned in a thick Forest Here. State police sergeant Irving t. Shu Ber t said tile dead had been identified As Harry e. Noyes to a prominent Boston automobile dealer and Robert Rideout one of his employees. The injured Charles Smith 40, of Marblehead mass. Also an employee of Noyes and the Pilot John r. Hartwell 28 of Brookline mass., suffered Bone fractures and cuts. The men were flying from Boston to Palm Beach fla., where Noyes maintained a Home after Smith stumbled from the Wren k seeking Ald. It took searchers two hours to locate the wreckage. A a housewives of Japan have been ordered to use electricity. Weather local weather today noon. Low last night. Itt High yesterday. 82 War developments in Norway based on official British and German reports this map highlights scandinavian War developments. The British reported a Landing troops at several Points in Norway and on cargoes islands Stockholm said the British were reported to have landed at Narvik by firing of a German transport in an air raid on Bergen in an air raid on Stavanger id two German transports sunk in the Skagerak. Germany reported i an acknowledged Brit ish blockade of Narvik. 2 defences strengthened at Bergen Stavanger trondheim Kristiansand and two British planes downed at Bergen. 3 further successes in the Oslo area. 4 two Allied submarines sunk in the Skagerak. North Carolina a partly Cloudy and somewhat unsettled tonight and wednesday possibly showers in the mountains wednesday slightly warmer in West portion tonight. South Caro Lina partly Cloudy tonight and wednesday. Becoming unsettled in Northwest portion slightly warmer extreme North portion tonight. Virginia a occasional Light rain in extreme North Cloudy and local showers and thunderstorms in Central and South portions tonight and wednesday not much change in temperature. Winds Sandy Hook to Hatteras a moderate East winds Over North portion and moderate Southwest Over South portion weather Cloudy with showers Over Central and occasional rain Over extreme North portion tonight and wednesday. Hatteras to Jacksonville a moderate to fresh southwesterly winds partly overcast weather tonight and wednesday. Charlotte. April 16.�? apr official weather Bureau records of the temperature and rainfall for the 24 hours ending at 7 30 a. In. In the principal Cotton growing areas and elsewhere More about British minister Coni nuts from rage one at least 18, tons by British submarine attack. On the debit Side however the 4,511-Tou British Steamer Stancliffe was disclosed to have been torpedoed off the Northern scottish coast Friday with a probable loss of 24 lives one scottish trawler was sunk by German air raiders and another missing. Seventh Stavanger Haid for the seventh time since the germans occupied the norwegian port of Stavanger. British air a la lies raided the nazi air base there last night the admiralty reported. A of Munique said that in rend Iury and heavy bombs had telling effect and that ail the British raiders returned. A later unofficial amplification of the communique said the British subjected Stavanger to continuous attack for almost an hour a during which extensive damage was caused by High sex and incendiary 1 account said that fires by the first bombers later wave to the scene scored direct hit on one bomb it said. A Good Little girl or a Good Little sport. That is the question see the answer in this merry mix up of wild parties Blind Dales and thrilling excitement. Free blonde and 21 Plosive this started guided and they i in ways burst near the Airport com tool Tower buildings were destroyed and aircraft could be seen burning on the Field. The Allied commands purpose in sending troops to Norway apparently was not Only to oppose the German invaders but also to convince wavering neutrals of British French offensive Power. Veiled m Seeree the very secrecy with which details of the movement Are veiled emphasizes its importance. A War office admiralty statement yesterday that British forces had a landed at several Points in Norway was amplified by unofficial reports and indications that the follow up forces in lode both British and French Soldier with Large stores of food and ammunition and such equipment As truck armoured cars and tank. It was announced Early this afternoon that prime minister Chamberlain would answer a question in the House of communal today relating to the position of Greenland in the scandinavian situation. There was a possibility the prime minister would make a More Complete statement on the scandinavian situation although informed quarters thought he would refrain from doing so at this crucial stage of events finnish forge it appears that the expeditionary Force represents All or part of the 100.000 men the allies offered to Finland before her peace with soviet Russia or other troops facilitated by the arrangements for transport and Supply that were completed at that time. Diplomatic Quarter underlined lie importance of the Allied counter offensive in Scandinavia and expressed belief that successes thus far had thwarted any nazi attempt to Stampede lieu More about germans continued from rage one ment would be recognized even if the King withheld his approval of it a w Egi a is agree the germans insisted that establishment of the new government was in accordance with the will of the norwegian people and was formed without any pressure on Germany a part. Military authorities said that they were in direct radio communication with Narvik and that no encounter with British troops had occurred there they asserted the town was still in German hands but its Possession was relatively unimportant As compared with Possession of Stavanger Bergen. Trondheim and Oslo. Asked Why losses suffered in the naval Battle at Narvik a i not been announced spokesmen said that military reasons made it impossible to give out full information. Sai i fifes Worth Hile they added however that any sacrifices which had been made were fully worthwhile and asserted that the German Navy had fully solved the task entrusted to it. A we done to need any ships any More a a one commentator observed enthusiastically a but Well soon show the world what we have in the Way of a speaking through dub. The official German news Agency. Nazi authorities said that King Haakon had been held a a a captive by his advisers and been kept ignorant of the a actual situation in his country. Station h l r fall j Asheville. 80 47 of j Atlanta. 82 56 of i Augusta. 83 56 of Birmingham. 80 61 of Charleston. 72 58 of Charlotte. 82 58 .00 j Chicago. 70 40 of Columbia. 83 58 of j Denver. 71 40 of j Detroit. 64 34 of Evansville. 79 60 of Galveston. 76 66 of Greensboro. 80 42 of Hatteras. 66 61 of Jacksonville. 76 58 of key West. 74 68 of i Little Rork. 0 67 of los Angeles. 66 49 .38 a Memphis. 76 64 of Meridian. 80 60 of Miami. 62 of Minn St. P. 5 35 of Mobile. 74 63 of it Mitchell. 58 39 of new Orleans. 76 64 of new York. 50 43 of Raleigh. 82 58 of san Antonio. 89 63 of san Francisco. 62 51 of Spartanburg. 82 56 of Wilmington. 72 59 of Tampa. 73 56 of Washington. 52 46 .19 More about sniping i thinned from rage one the occupation has been extended to dram men. Kongsberg. Ifon Foss bid Voll Eire rum. Asking Sarp Borg. Fredik stad Balden and Tornsjo. No air restrictions there Are no restrictions against listening to radio broadcasts from abroad. Some Noton picture theatres Are open. Food and milk Are available. Church meetings and services Are held As usual. There is a Complete blackout in the olo District but there is no restriction on the movements of citizens in the streets. Men Between the Ages of 18 Aud 55 Are not allowed to leave Oslo. Ital nations into climbing on the German bandwagon. Italy especially diplomatic observers said. Would be impressed by the Allied display of sea Power making t h e expedition possible Aud think twice before switching from non belligerency to Active belligerency. In tin week that has followed the nazi occupation of Denmark and the first German landings on norwegian shotes Allied naval Fortes a i in o s t entirely British have cleared the seaways sufficiently to permit a Large scale movement of manpower with a warship Convoy. Lynn Bari a Mary Hughes a Alan Baxter Joan Davis a Chick Chandler on our stage direct from new York world fair radio and vaudeville stars you be heard on network shows rut Nea for seen Quot Jack Shea and his radio round up Quot 8 big acts 8 pretty girls e t a of Edv a Musk a novelties look at these Low prices til 2.20c 2 til up ,. 25c after 6 30c Fri. Is a Schaen a Brice cart a my son is guilty a sat. U. S. Restores British Pound acceptance of valuation will hike prices of English merchandise in America Washington april 16.�? a it a the Treasury acting to stave off possible harm to american business adopted today the British government a a official valuation of the Pound. The customs Bureau ordered its collector to value British merchandise at the fixed a a official Price of $4 02 i per Pound when assessing custom duties instead of the free Market rate currently about $3.50. Mero noise costlier in effect the action will make some British merchandise More expensive in this country and prevent the British from increasing sales Here through currency depreciation. However the Treasury gave no official explanation of its action and some officials pointed out that the difference in rates affected Only those commodities upon which Tariff duties Are assessed on att a had a Loremz basis. The a a official rate is one fixed by the British government and is the Only Price at which British currency can be purchased in England. High school film shown to Civitano Stephen Clark and Grady Payne seniors of High Point High school presented pictures taken by the High Point news reel club portraying activities in the High school in class room and on Campus at the luncheon meeting of the civilian club today at noon at the Sheraton hotel. The pictures showed the students at work in the Laboratory Domestic science department study periods orchestra rehearsal As Well As showing scenes of the football teams in action the debating teams and How students elected their officers on the student Council. The High school students were presented by Silas b. Casey who was in charge of the program. W. F. Freeman presided Over the meeting. Australia is having difficulty in storing its record 1939-40 wheat crop. W i pm i w i 0 w i i a \ 4 Ducj Owji of Loti Haven to tried our delicious Steak Sandwich with Suzy a potatoes you a Heller Stop today Rainbow diner 301 North main Street Sci a 4hmjb

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