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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - April 28, 1940, High Point, North Carolina Weather fair sunday and monday a lowly rising temperature. Vol. 56.�?no. 119 the High Point Enterprise Mem be it associated pke80 High Point \. C., sunday morning april 28. 1910 Complete Nease it vice High Point Jhu Center of diversified manufacturing Enterprise Price five cent Hitler seeks to shift blame for War spread a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a nazis crush British norwegian opposition a a a a president sure of state s vote How be you been Charlotte april 27�? up a tile Patella of president Roosevelt and ills wife Eleanor crossed tonight in Charlotte. The president was on ids Way Hack to Washington after a Brief vacation in warm Springs Ca. Mrs. Roosevelt planned to so end the night Here preliminary to a tour of nya projects Iii North Carolina tomorrow. State party chiefs effect Compromise vote for president until withdrawn urges committee Raleigh april 27.�?m a Compromise agreement \ a i Roosevelt of North Carolinas 26 votes in the National Dom ing his name is 601010 the convention was effected to Day by governor he to and loaders of the a North Caro-1 Lina for Roosevelt move-1 invent. The advisory committee of the 1 movement in a meeting Here today adopted a Resolution urging the state i Quot e11m�?� 1. Ii 1 convention to lust in no a to o a do a Gates tit the National convention to Vogt a in i i Imp it i i if la r nominate or hum name is withdrawn from the a lot governor Hoey. Who recently issued a statement asserting that j fir a vol d the candidacy of col doll Hull a a a a id Toni it he 1 a i ii t Ion Quot meets my approval and i Mil support its adoption at the t re preen the party Chokee 4ince the Coniti died leadership of the Hoey administration and i it he Quot Nort h cat Alina for Boose re 11�?T movement represents a1 Tost All the prominent democratic spokesmen in North Carolina of servers Here exp d confident e Hist the a a Tate was Quot in Ute bag Quot the president. 9 a doughboy sports new Type Gas mask a this private of infantry wears the newest thing in Gas masks As tanks and foot soldiers cooperate in an a a attack during Maneu vers at fort Benning. Forty five thousand troops Are taking part in the War games at the army Post in Georgia. Some of the Maneu vers were witnessed from a plane by Gen. George c. Mat shall u. S. Army chief of staff. War documents a prove enemy planned drive in Scandinavia von Ribbentrop asserts intentions of allies Clear by Lynn Heinzerling Berlin april 27.�?�? Adolf Hitler in a characteristic stroke of lightning diplomacy executed in the resplendent setting of the seat of nazi state sought today to justify his scandinavian invasion to the world with alleged secret a War guilty documents attributed to Britain and Norway declared the Reich at War with the Norse kingdom and absolved Sweden of in Neutral Connivance with the allies. Within a few hour of publication a sweeping proclamation from the fuehrer dated wednesday proclaiming a state of War Between Germany and Norway. Hts foreign minister Joachim von Ribbentrop was telling the Assern j bled diplomatic corps. German and foreign press and High German 1 army Navy and air officials that treat Britain and France began j on april 6 and 7 to spread the War to the North and the German Joachim von Ribbentrop. A since beginning of tin vent the allies hat e tried. To bring about a a tear. New scene or. Roosevelt ends vacation chief Heads for Capitol and National issues again allies gain Access to u. S. Munitions tanks orders few thus far but Large scale demand is expected for ammunition the Quot North Carol Ina for Roose Relt Quot advisory committee voted unanimously to establish an organization in every county and Tho 72 members present said remits from All sections of the Kine indicated that the people Impre backing the movement the governor made it Plain that in still believes or. Roosevelt will Bot he a candidate for reelection. Alks with Folger to said he had had a Confer continued on rage Tao town i discovers Tjin til a 4c Kics to Louie Jay. Of la. April 27.�?op this Community in Lite Ozark Foothills the neighbourhood from which John Steinbeck so Quot okies Quot slatted their tragic migration to California thinks it has found a Way to keep its folks at Home a co operative Community building program is teaching Young people to adapt themselves to existing jobs or to create new ones right Here in Delaware county. General i to iteration Back of the Enterprise Are Lite National youth administration several state agencies and a far sighted group of Jay business men. Headquarters is the High school which has 714 pupils in a town of 1,800. Jay b. Karp 36-year-old school superintendent figures most of his pupils will spend their lives Here and he tries to fit them accordingly. The result he said today has been that fewer and fewer people Are taking the route which brought so much grief to the to i the Quot ii by Quot a act ors it Steinbeck so grapes of Bult seven till Elings jays program in operation veil years Lias included construction of seven Community buildings i the labor was performed by High school and m a youths. The buildings contain shops i -4 Tim i la it ii of _ i in Ai ins and other departments tit which Young people Are learning occupations which will permit them to help build up their town. A Boa it d a it has go Glt Tjia in in Holte to Washington. April 27,--Lin tanned and test i of from eight of Sunshine and relaxation at w Arm Springs president Stoose Elt Rode j northward toward Washington to i night to tackle problems related to War in Europe and to the approaching adjournment of Congress. White House officials said or. 1 Roose Elt probably would have a Chat with Secretary Hull soon after he reaches Washington Tomor j Row Ainee the two almost invariably get their Heads together Over International affairs whenever the president has been away. Probably too the chief exec j live will Cheek up on legislative issues at a monday morning con i Ference with Senate and House j leaders. As or. Roosevelt s special train j rolled on a slow schedule across i Georgia and the Carolinas tonight several puzzling questions awaited answers. Among them were will Congress Call it quits for 1 the session in time for the pres j Idem to Start a speaking tour of tour of the country about june in j a tour which will compete for j attention with the National re 1 publican convention what future developments of possible grave concern to the 1 United states does the european War hold on the International situation the chief executive has had Little j to say of late although during his stay at warm Springs he proclaimed Norway and Germany to be at War and american neutrality in the conflict. Washington. April 27 eased designs of the army s Sale abroad hut officials re n few orders for such Mun representatives of great Britain. France and other govern a ments however were said to be continuing negotiations looking to possible Large scale orders for powder shells and weapons. Department polic y officials said the release of army ordnance designs was in a j Cord with a War department to i hey of doing All possible to build i up the nation s capacity to pro j Duce munitions in an emergency. The same considerations were in j solved in the decision which Secretary Wooding explained to Congress last month to permit the allies to buy the latest Mode american military planes. The designs May be used to was stressed Only if substantial orders Are Given american plants some weapons and devices classed As secret have been withheld. There were reports in Industrial j circles yesterday that a foreign Power had Given an $8,000,000 j Utun in i ions contract to the american car Aud foundry company i which is working at present on a $6,, War department order or 329 twelve ton army Light tanks. Tanks it or included whether the foreign contract also was for tanks was not disclosed but officials said tile War department would gladly turn Over the designs if a Friendly foreign government agreed to place a Large order in this country for the new army weapon. Assistant Secretary Louis Johnson said there was no proposal to apr lest tank red Todt ois. A re wars guns a y that thine Pari nth is far intent has or weapons there have expect intact pay hour Law major changes in act appear quite unlikely Washington. April 2 despite Early successes ter mined Southern bloc Juse. It appeared unlike 1.�? re of a in the by to Day that would in in Ute w the q it i re 1 this act age House train session of Congre any major Chang hour Law. Might vote to r invasion of april 9 merely beat them to the norwegian scene of by tile Roku woks imm tents producing documents which he said. Were taken by the German army from captured British officers from the Oslo foreign office and from Allied consular and other sources in Norway von rib Hention said it was Clear that British troops were on their was to Norway even before the British announced the laying of a minefield off the n or Egian coast april 8 to halt German ships in nor w Egis it territorial Waters. Chief among theve alleged documents was what put ported to be a British plan for an expeditionary Force outlined under the code name according to this asserted documentation an operation order of the eighth battalion of Sherwood foresters showed that on april 7, the battalion was on its Way to Norway in the British Cruiser Glasgow to be landed at Stavanger and the first battalion of Leicestershire also was scheduled to take part in the expedition. Sais Norsk aided von Ribbentrop speaking in Fon tinned on Page two a a a a a a Scalise resigns As president of Union allies bolstered by new arrivals French a Blue devils join in task of setting up reinforcement bases by Robert Renneker London april 27.�?<#>�?the allies doggedly clinging to a foothold in Norway s Rocky Midriff tonight put British infantrymen and rugged French Alpine a Blue devils with Light artillery and fighting planes to the Tough task of securing bases and communications lines for coming reinforcements before trying to fan out in a southward Offen Sive. German airmen strike warship Cruiser disabled two transports set afire 4 to pril 2 Berlin Matt bombing plane forays Over nor veg Day. Put on Britts of commission and 111 o Ger Sive it a a Waters to-1 Cruiser oui damaged a continued on Page two Lions of the act it week. Hut a set of fat reaching amendments would strike a Snag in the Senate there for one thing the leadership is pressing for adjournment by Early june to open up the whole wage hour Issue for debate and Bagle amendments might require weeks. Frowns on weakening too. Chairman Thomas i to i a ii has made it Clear that his Senate labor committee would not look with favor on any amendments which might weaken the Law. Quot we Are constructive minded Quot he said a not destruct i be mind 1 new York. April 27 of George Scalise accused of con j piracy and extortion in an indictment obtained by District at-1 Torney Thomas e. Dewey a aides resigned As president of the afle i building service employees inter National Union today and com j planned that a drive was on to t Voil labors influence in the presidential campaigns. A stills is a presidential year and j labor is he declared. Quot to serve the political aspirations of some it is desirable that not Only should this division continue but also that labor should he besmirched x x x to the end that it May or weakened and its influx once Iii the coming election j other set afire two British transports and Sank a third. Dub the j German new Agency reported to-1 night. Earlier the High command issued a communique claiming the j capture of some 400 British and norwegian officers and men during tile Pas five Days campaigning. In hiding an English staff commander who was carrying Quot politically and military important British operations orders and Pulst information this was the first official word i on recent land operations in nor j Way kept secret until now for military reasons. The Cruiser the germans claim j cd to have put out of commission was attacked off a Dalsnes. Allied troop Landing port South of trend i Helm. It was said to he carrying anti aircraft guns. The other f 1 Nisei was declared hit off Narvik. Ore port in Northern Norway which is being held by a Small German Force. One of the transports was said to be carrying a cargo of 40 tanks. A on a \. Program Chapel Hill april 27. It a the North Carolina symphony orchestra will give a concert May 5 at Tho University of North Carolina As a feature of the student entertainment program. Thomas of Kelley Statesville pianist will he soloist. Erwin addresses y. D. Rally in Thomasville special to the Enterprise Thomasville. April 27. A or. Clyde a. Erwin state superintendent of Public instruction addressed a gathering of Young democrats from the eighth congressional District at a rally held at the woman a club building in Thomasville tonight. The District is composed of Davidson Anson Wilkes Davie. Lee Moore. Hoke. Scotland Union. Richmond Montgomery and Yadkin counties. James Ai hum of Yadkinville. Was toastmaster for the occasion and the Adless of Welcome was made by h. R. Kyser local attorney. The speaker was introduced by j. Thad Reece of Yadkin county. Or. Erwin in his address declared that Quot youth is in the sad-1 die Quot Aud stated that statistics would show that the average age of executives Public officials and other professions is much lower than at any previous time. He lamented the fact that the age of the criminal was also much lower and that the policies of government should he shaped so that proper care May be taken of youth great strides made great strides have been made during the reign of the democratic party or. Erwin declared. He cited the educational system in North Carolina As an example. He pointed out that in 1900 the total school property was Only continued of Taga wot cd Quot that the Law would he weakened by the Barden amendments i most controversial of the proposed changes has been the View of the administration. In fact president Roosevelt himself entered the fight against Tho Barden measure which would exempt Large groups of workers from the labor standards Law. Chairman Norton a no of the House labor committee said she believed the president wanted no i amendments at this session. Apparently satisfied the Senate labor committee including its chairman Aud Southern members usually supports the adm Inist t a t ions views. Heretofore it has shown no disposition to upset the wage hour program. Nevertheless Thomas said he would present to Ute committee immediately any movements that Ca tit h Over from the House and would he guided by the will of the members. The amendments offered by representative Barden dec would exempt from Boih the hour and wage standards All work connected with the processing of Tai Iii mod it is a wet a of tentative thrusts which saw British and norwegian commands forced to pull Back Advance detachments under the deadly pounding of German no Chani Zed forces and bombing planes ended with the situation resolved into a fighting race for advantage in Central Norway in the sector around German held trondheim West coast Harbor Kali k Elt Hill Oun do with no outward show of perturbation the British admitted Quot we lost the first but the War office today offset Continuer reports of British inability to Pierce the hard German lines around trondheim with these announcements i a the position around Steinkler 60 Miles North of trondheim where Early in the week British Advance detachments had to Retreat is Quot unchanged a and British patrols now have captured Quot some German prisoners. 2%�?far Down the Gud brands Dalen Valley More than too Miles below trondheim and some 30 Miles South of the Allied concentration Point of Doha. The allies in the Kvat ii area have driven off a heavy German attack Quot with considerable event a German pressure at thin Point continued however linked with air assaults on the Long Allied Coin mimic Al Ion lines. Silence in far nor Iti there was silence from British forces above the Arctic or port of Narvik and a heavy Snow storm seemed to still lie hamper ing operations. Following the Lead of the French in dispatching their crack Chasseur alpines to the rugged norwegian battlefields the British were reported making the full est use of the Mountain experience of Indian officers. The French Alpine troops ii was revealed landed in Norway eight Days ago. Photographs of them in their unmistakable continued on Page i wan Republican leaders Call Stassen for preview of keynote address by Jack Bell Washington april 27.�? up gov. Harold e. Stassen of Minnesota will Confer with the party a congressional leaders Here monday of was Learned today on the keynote speech he will deliver at the National convention. Senate minority Leader Mcnary of Oregon has arranged a lunch Eon meeting with Stassen to which senator Austin of Vermont Mcnary assistant and House minority Leader Martin of Massachusetts were invited the arrangements committee recently recommended Martin for permanent chairman of the convention. Others will attend several other senators whose chief interest lie in the Fields of Affa i ill i i calf Al a legislation and banking also Are expected to attend. Mcnary said the conference was suggested by Stassen. He understood he said. That Stassen hoped to get suggestions from All factions of the party before preparing the keynote address. Mcnary said none of the Senate a Republican presidential aspirants would he asked to join in the discussion indicating that he Felt their presence might be embarrassing to Stassen Iii Bis announced Effort to maintain neutrality in pre convention mane vering for delegates. Austin Lias been one of the few republicans willing to go along with president Roosevelt on most of his foreign policies. He supported the administrations Suc trility Law after War broke out in Europe last tall. He said he hoped to impress on Stassen if Given the Opportunity the View that a candid statement of the party Saims with no Quot hokum would be necessary in Hie keynote speech. Both Austin and Mcnary indicated that they believed the reciprocal Trade agreement program should he made an Issue in the coming Campaign and Stassen is expected to hear much of this at mondays conference. Meanwhile rep. Hope a Kan chairman of a special Republican committee to investigate the needs of agriculture said that reports were coming in from us Pommitt Ese rapidly. He Aid that recommendations probably could defenders Are retreating in area South of rail Center German motorized units Speed Over 50 Miles in Day Grong Norway via Gad Dode Sweden april 28. Sunday of pm British troops attempting to Block the Advance of the germans up the Gudbrand Dalen Valley South of Dom Bas important rail Center were retreating Early today under heavy machine gun and Light artillery fire while attacking air planes aided the German forces. A decisive struggle apparently had not yet been reached however and there were indications that the fast German Advance had slowed temporarily for recon loitering. Fighting eases North of the Gudran Dudai in. Fighting in the trondheim sector proper virtually has ceased except for occasional patrol a title. At Steinkler. So mile Northeast of trondheim on trondheim fjord no change a reported. Indication Are that go min Force St Iii held Roros. 66 mile Sou t beast of trondheim and Only a score of mile from the swedish Border end that Thor had been no organised a re egg continued on Page two a a. Fascists still vague on War Grandi hints possible involvement Duce listens by re hard a Massoth Rome. April 27.�? up �?f01 the third time in As Many Days an important fascist Leader today hinted at ital a a involvement ii the european War hut failed u indicate if or when she might abandon her non Helliger enl stand. Count Dino Grandi. President of the chamber of faces and guilds told the cheering members of till 1 chamber that tile Quot fascist Emp in is not and knows it is not on the i Edge of this conflict of Mussolini listens listening to Grandi was Preim Lier Mussolini who also heard addresses in a similar vein by Twa a other fascists the Veteran Iea Dei i Francesco Ginn to and tile under j Secretary of the Interior. Outdo Buffarini Guidi thursday Ani yesterday. The Grandi address closing the i chamber session was prominent i by displayed by the controlled italian pres at Hie same time the new papers published without comment German foreign Minla tei Joachim von Ribbentrop declare Hon in Berlin that Germany had proof that Britain had planned to extend the War i Norway. A on Fer Enck cancelled the failure of an Ai Plani bringing document from Borlini to arrive on schedule caused the German ambassador Hana Geory von malt Kensen to Call off a pres conference. He had invited Cor respondents to receive a state meat in connection with von rib Bentrop a address in Berlin. Grandi former italian Amba ador to Washington and London told the chamber that the italian nation Quot in its profound political sense which it derives front i its thousands of years of expert once and recent glorious decade has exact consciousness of its responsibilities and duties. Quot it can never be otherwise when its Liberty its Power Iti very life and that of future Gen. Erat ions Are in predicted spread thursday Giunta predicted thi War would spread until a it be comes a War of Peoples again the world of wrongful property Buffarini Guidi toll lie chamber yesterday that Nom of the few remaining Oasis o peace Quot could lie certain of escaping Quot contamination Quot he Poki on the 25th anniversary of tin secret treaty of London whirl plunged Italy into the world a on the Side of the allies. Italy Contention that the promises la that treaty Wert no fully redeemed i on of the Bas reason Rome is pro German 1 rn., it i it 4 to

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