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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - December 19, 1939, High Point, North Carolina We a i ii e r showers tonight Eric mesday fair and colder. The High Point Enterprise High Point i lie a enter of diversified maim fart ii ring e n t reprises \ of. 55�?no. 355 mum ukr associated i Kess High Point. N. Cd tuesday afternoon december 19, 1939 Complete Nea service Price five centred bombing raid thwarted a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a German raids on fishing fleets denounced one sunk four Dies at Home in Sussex struck during attacks today London Dee 19.�? a it a mrs. A Rudyard Kipling widow of the author and poet died at Ber Home Oday in Sussex. Mrs. Kipling the former Caro Ine Starr Balestier was the laughter of h. Wolcott Balestier f new York. She and Kipling were married j n is�2 in London but returned j o Vermont for a honeymoon and i a Emal Ned four years while Riping wrote some of hts most fatuous works. Ill Long time mrs. Kipling who had been ill i r an extended time w Ould have Eon 74. December 31. The american born woman met he writer in 1890, when he was collaborating with her brother Wolcott Baleather. On a the they were married two i ear later the year a Barrack Ooin ballads was published. They had three children two blighters and a non Lieut. John j Kipling. Who was killed in the world War. News of mrs. Kipling s death j As telegraphed to friends in London by a daughter mrs. George Ambridge the Only surviving Ember of the family a second j Aughter. Josephine died at the j be of six. La old at in Tom we mrs. Kipling died at the bite lans Burwash Home where her Ulhand spent the last years of it life. He twice had been a patient at Mhz. Rudyard Kipling Middlesex Hospital where she had kept a Vigil at the death bed of Lier husband. During his stay in America Kipling wrote a captains courageous a the Jungle and some of the poems in a the seven seas Quot he grew tired of the attention Given him As a literary celebrity continued on Page two British say nazi planes machine gun boats by flying Low London Doc. 19. A apr German bombing at tacks on British fishing ves j Sels a new phase combining j sea and air warfare was de j bounced bitterly by Britain i today As fresh raids Sank one More fishing trawler and at j tacked four others. One of the four lost three i men. Another was damaged two reached port Safe. Declaring that unarmed fish a lug trawlers were machine gunned by Low flying planes by j j is classed this activity with the j laying of magnetic mines by Germany. Press and Public echoed the j i gibe of Winston Churchill first i lord of the admiralty that Ger warships rarely venture Forth i and then a Only for furtive dash attempted Squadron attack on Helsinki Falls Short finns fall Back in North \ id am opt the admiralty made Public an Eye witness account of the fight of three British cruisers against the German pocket a h a As a example of Quot British Uruguay where it had fled from British ships. The pocket sailors bravery the account cited battleship with 186 men on Board was reported deliberately one Seaman with both legs shot destroyed. A Kay up key a Gra Vuk a Down into a sea grave went the nazi Raider of the seas. Cross Marks the end of Germany a Admiral Graf sign be a Short run from the port of Montevideo Iez of British Uruguay where it had fled Felt insistence grows stronger on plan or country study a Boxer admits killing envoy grimly in badly Cir u m representative i organizations who made proposal Psi detailed statement position a definite assertion that the six Ivic organizations in nigh Point of ire Shoro which submitted the Board of Guilford county Rommel Soonei s a Coop in Jit Ive pin it Chi for a study of the county a ivern ment now propose a to take e necessary Steps to secure per Mission to exercise a the Fula rental Sud inherent right of evry citizen and tax payer to full formation and knowledge of very function and activity of his minty government1 a was made iday by representatives of the a animations in question. No unfavourable reflection upon de Hoard of commissioners or by other officials in this county As made or intended in 1 lie pro a1, a detailed statement made representatives of these or and nations declared. A the sole purpose a the state Lent adds a was to suggest a copers i Ive plan which would lie of Anent to our Public officials and a the citizens that in proposal was a political move vigorously dented. Away who commented that he was a not doing t under somewhat Adverse the press contrasted this a j count with what was termed the a a inglorious refusal of the Graf pee to renew the fight with Al j lied vessels waiting off the coast j the trawler Active one of five i attacked was sunk by an Portal j bomb which killed one . J three men on the trawler Kituria it pop killed by a half hour bomb lug and machine gun attack. In another encounter British fighting planes drove off a German Raider North of the shot land islands. Luss i by lift Xii with fierce acceleration of War j at sea and in the air britons j have been warned by Winston i Churchill first lord of the add w Odin ii responsible for arrest of Ernie Haas Iii Toronto a ont Linued on a Page two new York. Thu j. Ryan As e inspector a Tat Ernie Haas id been arrest Amula for the alter knee Leer in dec. 19.�? to a Sis Ani chief poll bounced today28, a pugilist de in Toronto. Killing of or. A Secretary of a the German consulate Here. Ryan said Haas acknowledged in heat in Gelberg to death in i his Brooklyn Home on dec. 5 Haas statement Ryan said was i made to Captain Frank Bals Brooklyn detective woman led to Ca pit of a woman Ryan said unit i tingly led to Haas arrest. The woman went to a Brook j Lyn department store to Liny an electric train and other toys while she was being waited on i i lie talked with a sales girl about i the in Gelberg Case and mention i eel Haas s name and the fact that the statement declares that the organizations which the Opsal a regret exceedingly hint i Iii conscientious Effort to con 1 i but to the Public knowledge j f our county government and s improvement has been appear j fitly misinterpreted and Misc on used by our county commission the statement today goes into by is i i As to the origin it the propel i for a study of the it minty Avert ment and Points out that far Hack As june 19 37, the Eal chamber of Commerce he pile especially interested in a Udy of the county government id its services anti functions. Answering the objection of the int missioners who r e cent i y Reed to such a study under refit conditions to the study he a made by an out of state ency the representatives Reed that a we think it just us he was going to Toronto. The sales girl secretly notified the store management a olice were called and the woman was trailed. Continued on Page two army flier killed in Parachute jump Hill City has., dec 19. Up a the Pilot of an army bombing plane Ord red his three com Anions to Hail out after the hips twin motors failed at 9.000 feet but on noting Only two parachutes in the air he guided Hie ship to a belly Landing. Only then did he learn that private Kenneth c. Seamans had jumped with the rest hut died because his Parachute failed to open. The Pilot Lieut. Harold Neely and the two other members of he Crew Lieut. John o. Neal and private Henry f. Al it lit isl escaped with Only bruises in the mishap which occurred late yesterday. Seamans body was found too cards from the ship the partly opened Parachute tangle on a barbed wire Fence. The heavy mittens he wore apparently made j it impossible for him to pull the i tip Cord. Helgoland Battle biggest on record germans say British losses steadily increasing raise estimates to 52 Berlin dec. 19. A and a the great Hattie Between British and German warplanes Over German Bay Helgoland bight yesterday was the biggest air fight in history the German official news Agency dub said today. The High command today raised figure for the total of British i _ allies pledge finns moral material Aid motorized russian army snapping at heels of defenders Copenhagen dec. 19. Map a a motorized soviet i russian army rolled South along Finland a Arctic High Way it was reported today on the heels of retreating finnish advices reaching Copenhagen were that the finns lost a Battle yesterday near Pitk Jarvi about j forces. 53 Miles Southwest of the Arctic i port. Petsako. On the Wasvik i River separating Northern ment Finland from a narrow neck of j norwegian Terr tory. Pith u Xvi capt to red an official Moscow report that Pitk Jarvi itself had been Cap i hired had not been confirmed by finnish sources hut observers at norwegian Border Points said thei finns were burning buildings i apparently in preparation for i abandoning the town. The Birkenes correspondent of the newspaper pol kens said the j russian Vanguard was nearing i j Rense fora Sou them me it Border station in South Var anger a and was Likely to pass that Point be j nazi vessel chased into Florida port two bombers shot Down eleven hits fail to damage place russian than too Miles northernmost attacking planes from 44 to 52 i and repeated its claim that 3 4 i British Craft were shot Down while the germans lost Only two. The British air ministry said that Only seven British Craft were j missing and that 12 German i planes had been shot Down. Aug Thori Talve British sources agreed i however with earlier German Battle the pro was sent Battle sat dub to statements that the the biggest air clash o War id comparable in asserting that to the greatest of All til Day stated Only two previous encounters both in the world War were even com Para file. These dub said. Were at be Gateau France on March 3, 1918, and at conf ans France on october 9, 1918, whole air squadrons flying in closed formation clashing in each. But the 1918 enemy losses observed dub. Amounted to Only from 33 to 40 per cent of the units sent into Battle. Yesterdays wore much higher dub asserted arid no that they were without precedent and would tie remembered a for All Primos ebb seized dub further asserted that Brit ish losses would prove to he Bigge Paris. Doc Allied supreme a ported today o give All no 19. To a the War Council was to have decided Ira i and material Aid possible to Finland without weakening their own War with Germany it was tenders main subject it lion at the ism Vas the pos Schilit Teeth Aid to the stand against in prime minister who has been in France ins ing British troops attended meeting. Dal uric attends Premier Daladier also att nod that the Ier considers hour meeting of giving of films in their Ala. Chamberlain. Met the fore night. This would i troops for More along Norway Frontier. A More serious threat to the finns was seen in an unconfirmed report in Stockholm that there army had broken through the Kola Jarl front in Central i Finland and reached Kemp Jarvy w hich is linked by rail to Tor no on the Gulf of both la. I Mem Watkins endangered should the russian army reach Hoven lend 50 Miles to the East i where highways and connecting j railways run to the swedish Bor j Der Helsinki a land Eom Mulca a thins with Sweden would be Cut off. Earlier reports from the North Jem front said the russian troops j were poorly trained and their equipment inadequate. Advices today however stressed that modern equipment was j being used by seasoned troops. New russian losses continued however and it was reported the finns retreated Only where they were greatly outnumbered. 21-1101 r drive the russian attack was dels filled As working under a �?o24-hour�?� schedule permitting no rest for the embattled finns. Some reports from Helsinki it Ald the russians had thrown a half million men into the invasion j with 200,000 of these added in the last few Days. Russian casualties were estimated unofficially Al More than. 30.000 men and 200 tanks. Nearly 400,600 finns were re j ported mobilized to meet the in j varies. Edict Lai Dei Cdale ma., Recti up a a Oast guard Headquarters reported today an Oil freighter believed to Lee German was Cut cent the Harbor at port Everglades apparently with a i Bish Cruiser in Pursuit. Id. J. Malin executive officer of tile Oast guard has Naid lie had kept the two vessels under observation since mid morning. Shortly after noon he left Iii a coast Iniard limit to establish their identity. Tin Oil freighter whose name was not visible was men to break out its quarantine Flag As it approached the hat Lair. Dobie Given court Post \ in Jiining Jurist oppo Duteil to fourth circuit court of appeals a West to the Washington dec. 19 a president Roosevelt Toda moved judge Armistead m. Of the Federal court for the Ern District of Virgin fourth circuit court of appeals embracing Maryland. Virginia Vest Virginia North and South Carolina. The president also gave a re Ess appointment to Alfred Barksdale of Lynchburg. Aas a listed states District judge for the Western distil t of Virginia. Dobie former Dean of the c diversity of Virginia us school where Franklin i. Roosevelt. Jr., is a student succeeds fudge Elliott Northcott. Of West Virginia retired i Fly endorser Barksdale the White h Aid. Had the endorsement senators Glass and Byrd Virginia democrats and Many members of the Bench and bar. Both appointments Are subject o Senate confirmation and will have to be submitted when Congress convenes next month. The president s first nomination for the Western District Edge shop in Virginia was Floyd Roberts. He was opposed by Glass and Byrd in a party factional controversy and subsequently rejected by the Senate. Roble had the approval of the two senators when he was named last june 2. Continued on Page two first flock find War Camp in England have accommodations never heard of Back Home of Canadian soldiers a lace curtain affair a Outi Iun Gnu Page two 4 a a t �0c 0 f Christmas seals v protect your Home prom a tube caul Osis a i Simsa seals promote the use o Jer Cullen tests and a rays for Earl discovery of tuberculosis. I re11 som Ewh Kre in g r e a t Britain dec. In up a Ca nudist doughboy awoke in steam heated a a luxury Barracks today wondering whether this is a a place curtain War. The first contingent to arrive in great Britain for a period of intensive training before leaving for the Western front the astonished troops faced their first workout today. After debarking sunday and monday from liners in which Many i had private Baths in their the troops found their j quarters in this sleepy Little town equipped with filly equipped a gee its swell a grinned a i brought hundreds of curious to foreign o Young private. J the docks. I daring shopkeepers of the Village were a hello. Canada a and a Welcome on the bewildered As the canadians pro a boys a were shouted from the Ary Dispi the War Council tinfoil Loaid Finland and in keeping with the league of nations Resolution condemning Russia As an aggressor and calling upon league members to give Finland material and moral As a Potance. The councils concern with diplomatic As w Ell As military i affairs was indicated by the presence of Auguste de Champ Etier de by bes under Secretary of foreign of fails and Alexis Leger Secretary general of the French mrs. Roosevelt mentioned i four British airmen forced As possible College head reported de Down in fight found at sea London dec. 19 a Ltd four British airmen who took part he air Battle Over Helgoland yesterday were picked up at sea today by a naval trawler Aud brought to a Northeast port. The fliers came Down at sea i Schuse of Lack of fuel and were n a collapsible boat when res led Helsinki dec. 19. A i apr at least two soviet bombers and possibly More were downed today during an air raid in which eleven i bombs were dropped on a Helsinki suburb without Daj Mage. Seven russian planes roared Over Helsinki hiding behind i Clou Banks from volleys of i anti aircraft fire. They disappeared to the Northwest and later Only j three were sighted returning. The bombs dropped harm i Lessly in Fields outside subur-1 ban Malmi. When the air raid sirens sound i de. Resident of the capital poured quickly from restaurants and stores into shelters. Within three minutes the streets were cleared except for air raid wardens sol a hers and an occasional Straggler. I streets filled the All Clear signal was sounded at 12 18 p. In. 5 18 a. In. E. S. To two minutes later the streets were crowded again. Paddlers of silvered Evergreen branches were Hack at their posts. Big department stores were thronged with Christmas shoppers and the Normal wartime Tempo of life in the capital was resumed. J As the populace started for the shelters anti aircraft shells could tie been bursting above the Boom of guns however o sounded As of they were about a it obie away. There were occasional hurts of machine gun fire. In one Small shelter 150 persons sat calmly on mattresses or j stood and chatted. Pii lot leaps an observer outside reported seeing one Pilot jump from a plane which was wobbling As of hit. The finnish composed Juno Klant phoned a newspaper that he had seen a plane full several Miles from Helsinki. The invading aircraft apparently were flying at about 5.000 feet. In another Helsinki shelter about 460 persons gathered among them Charles j. Leisio who lived in Chicago for Twenty years before returning to his Homeland in 1938. In a Tower outside a woman Lookout called a none in sight after the All Clear signal. Finland a last minister to Moscow Haron Aarno Yrjo Koskinen arrived in Helsinki last night after a roundabout journey through Germany. From the far North came reports of heavy fighting today in the Petsako area South of Kuo to Jarl. Soviet planes raided Eastern Finland yesterday from the karelian isthmus North to the Kutni Valley. Finns said one Hospital had been machine gunned but no casualties were reported. One woman was said to have been killed in a nearby Village. Perfect flying weather a a break in i i overcast skies that had protected Helsinki since the first three Days of the War a aided the attackers. A Parachute was sighted As the in of Philadelphia dec. 19 a the evening bulletin said today a some prominent alumnae of Bryn mawr College Are urging the i raiders were repulsed but whelp appoint client of mrs. Franklin i. Or it carried a flier from a Strick i Roosevelt As next president of the in ship or a bundle of propaganda College. I Marion Edwards Park incumbent is due to retire next year the bulletin said. She has been president since 1922. Needed to a take Over the town j on their first leave. Their Dollar j Hills Nickles and quarters Trot bled j the counter men As they bought i j Knick Knacks and Bric a Brac. They had arrived almost unnoticed. Citizens failed to see identifying shoulder tabs and Cap badges and cast Only h casual j glance at the troops As they stepped from their train. Crowd As the cheering singing i a Trot no throng disembarked. Raid save a we know this is not a glorious lines adventure Blit a Job that has to he done a general Mcnaughton said. Dominions Secretary. Anthony raids Western front Mill itches said. A French de a daring Daylight a1 Miles w within go a to defeat a nazi Rie and carry off its four vet in command major Gen. Andrew g. L. Mcnaughton world War Veteran was in command of the Active service Force which landed in secrecy it an undisclosed port. They were the first combat since the War steam radiators hot and cold j not its. Arrive running water showers arid Bath i Shrley tubs and even receptacles for old shouts of razor Blades. They slept on Spring bed instead of the traditional hunks equipped with t blows mattresses and three blankets. Quot where the hell is Hitler a Aud strains of Quot Roll out the barrel pierced the air Sis they stepped Down the gangplank tile fanfare of a mystery Convoy Aud warplanes overhead soon Eden one of a group of official greeters addressed the men. Hight attitude a it be the struggle on which we Are engaged be Long it certainly will he Tough a we All know that. But in the Assurance of Unity of All Peoples of the British Commonwealth is the certainty of final the troops included a battalion of infantry from the maritime provinces and a Hospital corps from British Columbia general Mcnaughton said there were Quot a Hundred or so americans a in the contingent. Asked Why he had joined the Canadian army one from Chicago replied a just for the hell of pachment officers. Tho French patrol left its Advance Post in the heart of the Vosges Forest and slipped by German positions until they encountered Tho nazi detachment the dispatches said. After a Sharp engagement they made their Way Back to French lines. Leaflets could not be discerned. A red army bombing Squadron flew Over Al Purl Finland s second City on the karelian isthmus yesterday. One plane was shot Down. The City was not damaged. On land the finnish High command reported the invaders were turned Hack on the East Central front and in the karelian a Rea. Uruguay Interne German Supply vessel . Manufactures planes for finns Hoover wires $100,000 to suffering Finland new York dec. I up a a Perl a to to Hoover chairman of the finnish Relief fund. Today cabled $100,000 to prime minister bisto Ryti for immediate i vessel by ii Arold k. Montevideo. Dec. 19. To it the uruguayan government today took a step toward internment of the German Supply shit Tacoma which tarried Oil supplies interned for the ill fated battleship Admiral Graf spec before a Battle with three British cruisers sent her to her doom. Government vessels escorted the Tacoma from an outer Harbor Anchorage into the inner Basin where she must pass Between two narrow breakwaters us under the guns of a uruguayan warship to reach the sea. Officials said detention of the was not final interment Relief of suffering non combatants. The Money taken from the \ t is receipts is to be used for civilian rehabilitation Only. Or duration of the War hut was a a step in that a i fat in under arrest the Tacoma a Captain is Pudei to Chniel a i a i Tir violating a title against movement of merchant ships when the Graf Spee sailed out to he scuttled. A great plume of Black smoke a ont Linued to Rise from the Burn a bulk of the nazi battleship i a naval inspector said she prob j ably would continue to Burn for j 18 hours More. Naval sources intimated the Admiral Graf specs encounter with three British warships in the South Atlantic was no a eel Washington dec. Ii. Ltd a officials disclosed today that 4 4 High Speed righting planes being manufactured for the Navy will be sold to Finland. The army and Navy joint aeronautical Hoard approved the Sale after a Navy report hint immediate delivery of the Craft to the Navy was not imperative Aud that an improved Model was available. The planes timing manufactured Dent but really a trap that had i by the Brewster aeronautical British sold fuel Oil As the bait. Corporation Long Island City n. Y., were designed for use both on these sources said a German freighter attempted to buy Oil from a British concern at an undisclosed brazilian port to Days before the engagement of last wednesday. At first it was reused. But later was supplied outline d on Page to j land or to operate from an aircraft Cartier. They were said to he Superior in major respects in the Hulk of the Navy and Arm plane Quot already in service in this country and to the lighting Craft sold to France

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