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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - February 5, 1940, High Point, North Carolina Weather Clouds occasional Rains tonight and tuesday the High Point Enterprise High poin Tho Center of diversified manufacturing Enterprise vol. 56�?no. 36 member associated Park so High Point. N. C., monday afternoon february 3, 1940 Complete Nea service Price five Cen finns kill 500 reds seize equipment a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a or a 7 a o i a i to Quot it three new drives 6 Yio cycles seeking solid Javont a sector of Lak British ship goes Down carrying 49 seamen to Botto British ship was being towed into port after suffering heavy damage from German bombing attack saturday London feb. 5.�? apr the British mine sweeper Sphinx badly damaged by German air raiders saturday Sank Oday As she was being towed toward port heavy weather. Our officers and 45 men were missing and believed lost. One officer and four men were a a a a. Mown dead additional of the amalgamated engineering forty four Man and two a he Union it b us a Hal the government s ire were saved. I pr0gran, armaments expansion was the most ambitious Ever seen i the Tow line broke and the ship a prize As she entered port. The Sphinx was one of at least Al vessels attacked by nazi raid to saturday a damaging sweep Lunk lit it Ain h Ca t coast from Scotland to the Humber Estuary i Niimi i m inn i one other vessel the 629-ton norwegian Steamer Tempo was link and several others were damaged badly but were Able to Lake port. The 875-Tob Sphinx was computed dec. I at a Cost of pout $500,000. Normally she carried a complement of men. It More were aboard for War Only meanwhile Trade Union leaders r to engineering Industry gathered at the Call of labor minister and a great amount of new labor would be required. British Prehn lit ate i meanwhile the anger of the i British press Rose against what newspapers termed a murderous Quot i German attacks North sea i shipping. The attack a tenth vessel i saturday was disclosed today by Edward min tender of the trawler Wilia who said two German planes flew Over his ship so Low that we could have hit them with a Quot we dived into the Galley where we Beard bullets spatter Jing the ship Uke peas tin-1 plate a he said. A we found no damage and shortly after the pianos loft heard explosions As irent Brown to help find ways. Nudon up munition and a a a a ?,?,?.,.n is production. Steamer la. Distance. One government objective was p increase the number of plants forking around the clock. Alioth a question was whether Limo. Us women the War industries Auld receive pay equal to that f men similar jobs. Fred Smith general Secretary Germany called the raids a Quot counter blockade and Berlin a sunday communique declared i t ships were sunk yesterday at a Cost of three German planes ill till Gla Imp British sources called the Ger continued Page two Canvas shows senators approve to Rad program entente seeks to avoid War Balkan a tend Vii Lance for seven ears a Parley lose Fig i to if i b Imp kor Belg it a do Yugoslavia feb a up a Rumania Greece Turkey Tad Yugoslavia have extended heir e entente for seven years fledging continuance of their resent Neutral status so As to i Reserve this part of Europe from by trials of ending a three Day conference ast night Balkan entente diploid to set out for their capitals a Ai ii determined to work out actions with larger Powers and one another individual basis. The conference called to seek ton Crete ways of barring War from out Heastern Europe was believed foreign observer to have failed to unite the four nations trept for broadly worded de halons neutrality Independence and promotion of Trade with the entente. So i \ r \ \ the i it there were no absolute Guarani. Rumania caught the lied German Trade pincers Wax a ii by Neutral observers Asfa Ling her aim to turn the entente a to a military Alliance to assure issuance Case of German or soviet russian threats to her Iii dependence. The partners however declared their Quot will to remain United wit h i to the entente Aud a to watch common Over the safeguarding m the rights of each of them to dependence and to National a communique said the conference recognized Quot i a the common interests it die four states the maintenance continued Page to administration leaders put out feelers prior to \ ote Washington feb. 8.�? up a a preliminary canvass by administration leaders was reported today to indicate Senate approval of extending the reciprocal Trade program. Although the Survey was incomplete one of the senators who has been making it said there was every reason to believe that not More than a dozen democrats would join the 23 republicans opposing the legislation stronger sentiment administration strategists there apparently would stronger sentiment the Senate for Senate ratification of each Trade pact hut they expressed confident that they had the votes to defeat amendment of that nature. The canvass of senators views has been proceeding quietly under the direction of senators Lyerly dec and Harrison a miss while the House ways and Means committee has been Busy with hearings the program. House action is expected shun after these hearings end and administration followers have been confident of Victory that continued age two said be Farley voices Confidence at leaders meet san Francisco puts leading bid for summer convention Washington Fob. 5. Map a chairman James a. Farley told the democratic National committee today that the party a biggest Job was to win Over some 10,000,-000 Independent voters a who will cast their ballots for the Best candidates and the Best program that is the committee was gathered for All Day session of the Willard hotel to pick a convention City. Farley predicting a a very Active pre convention Campaign a noted that there were Many who would like to have the democratic presidential nomination. He mentioned by name however Only vice president Garner. Only vice president Garner. Garner thanked i chairman a expression of thanks for the assistance Given him by members of the committee a including sturdy Stalwart John Nance Garner a Quot i confess that i have no great apprehension As to the result of j the forthcoming election a said the Man who steered Eian Klin d Roosevelt to easy victories 1932 and 1936. A to null or unless Tho Republican Are Able to formulate a better program to tak the place of our program i do not think there is any danger of the voters of the j United states consenting to any interruption o Tho course that has brought us so far the Road to recovery. A it has Long been a political Maxim that a political Campaign you cannot beat anybody with nobody. It is equally True that you cannot heat any program with no program a skips third term i the third term question found no mention Farley s address i hut if was predominant Normal discussions and overshadowed the question of whether Chicago j san Francisco or Philadelphia would be the High bidder for the convention. Quot the opposition is bitter and resourceful a Farley continued Quot the eminent gentlemen who possess the greatest wealth this country Are hungry for a return to the old conditions by which they dominated the government continued past Wui a. Presbyterian vice crusader Dies j Seattle. Feb. 5.�?f/jp>�?th Rev. Or. Mark Allison Matthews 72, noted presbyterian a tor and vice crusader died of pneumonia today he was pastor of the largest presbyterian congregation the nation killed by train Pembroke. Feb. 5�? the Lofton Mcmillan 36, was killed and Lawrence Locklear. 25, was injured a collision today be tween their automobile and eastbound Seaboard air line passenger train at pates crossing near Here. Ladoga repulsed seven tanks four guns Large Quantity of arms and thirty automobiles Takei by defenders bombs fall by night Helsinki Fob. 5.�? apr finnish forces norther of Lake Ladoga killed More than 500 russian soldiers a capture much Booty repulsing three new russian at Tad the finnish army declared today a communique. A. A two of the russian Attal of Fartin Welcome for Wise Haipt when Howard j. Wisehaupt arrived Here this morning to begin his four Day series of analytical lectures sponsored by the Enterprise the mayor of the City and other civic leaders were hand to Greet him. As snapped the office of r. B. Terry president of the Enterprise the group Reading from left to right included c. A Patterson Enterprise advertising manager or. Wisehaupt or. Terry Charles f. Carroll jr., superintendent of City schools d. A. Hawley Enterprise publisher mayor o. A. Kirkman Frank j. Sizemore Secretary of the chamber of Commerce and g. E. Hutchens president of the merchants association. A i Ai nazis repulsed Wisehaupt series with grenades to open tonight French capture i to germans drying bark attack Advance lines Paris feb. 5�? Typl a French military sources advises reported today a German St tack French Advance lines the wooded Hills East of the Biles Rier had been repulsed with hand grenades. The a sources said the germans were forced to Retreat so quickly the French captured two prison ers. Patrols Active German scouting \ reported Active than us lion but fog and a aviation both sides the report last Western front said the morning encounter a my scouting party a uti a ceremony at to Church Paris it american ambulances de before their depth Pershing Section o can volunteers corp line duty Gnu for the i sunday ened to our were Blesser ure with the Anteri for front Ward not 1940 race Mcdonald gets answer bulletin dodgers sign cd , new York feb. 5.�? a h to Brooklyn dodger iou need today they Hail signed Mit Ficler Roy Cilien Bane one i ill Detroit players and Tai ands recently declared free red to by baseball commis loner Landis for a Bonus of and a one year Eon us t calling for unspecified Alai \. Still engine old dodger off Isis he Hail received offers rom eight club. Raleigh feb. 5.�? do cd. L Ward of new Bern said last night that he would not enter the race for governor hut indicated he might be a candidate eight years from now. Ward speaker of the 1939 souse of representatives declined to pose with announced gubernatorial candidates for a picture at the Gridiron dinner of the Carolinas press photographers association. Saying a i am not a candidate this later he explained that he might make the race 19 48. Mcdonald gets Rise saturday s declaration by or. Ralph w. Mcdonald runner up to governor Hoey for the democratic gubernatorial nomination four years ago that he was not supporting Paul i. Grady of Kenly for governor brought statements from Grady and j. M. Broughton of Raleigh also announced candidate. Grady said Phi t a i have offered the people a sound workable and honest program which if elected i pledge the gloat Power or the office it governor and my own energies to encourage business promote education. Protect labor develop agriculture Stop diversion of High Way funds permit the people by their own votes to determine the policy of the state liquor Sim i a iffy the state government to save minions of dollars and revise tii i Revenue Structure so As to abolish i the unfair sales he did not mention Mcdonald by name. No Valliant e said Broughton part a. I am running my own responsibility and have not made or attempted to make and will not make any Alliance whatsoever with any group or faction within the democratic party. My candidacy is addressed to ail democrats North Carolina regardless of whom they May have supported the last gubernatorial Campaign or any previous contest. I shall Appeal for and Welcome votes of All democrats whether 1 they supported Hoey Graham or i Donald the Lam Campaign. I have not made and will not make any commitment whatsoever to any group faction or individual with respect to appointment to Public office or with respect to the future candidacy of any person tor Public office ibis Mcdonald indicated his statement that he would throw his support to Broughton. Diplomats present French and american diplomatic representatives were present. A America always has been magnificent her gifts and today is no exception to the Rule a said monsignor Dan Gaston who blessed the unit. Thirty american Drivers and Stretcher bearers under the leadership of or. James v. Sparks president of the american ambulance corps and world War be eran planned to leave today with 2b of hip ambulances. A Gandhi confers with Viceroy Britain tries again i o soothe Leader of hindu government new Delhi India. Fob. 5.�? Pic the third Effort since the outbreak of the european War to assuage indians grievances against great Britain brought Mohandas a Gandhi face to face today with the Viceroy. Lord Linlithgow. Once again the Viceroy sought a formula which would Weld what Gandhi Calls the moral Force of India into Britain a War Effort and dissolve the constitutional deadlock the country. Long conference Gandhi and the Viceroy conferred two and a halt hours and lated today lord Linlithgow planned to meet with Mohammed All Jinnah president of the All India moslem league. The essence of Gandhi Sarge nuut is that Britain must extend to India the same democracy for which she professes to be fighting the Western front the bit i a. reply have avowed a determination to give India Dominion status similar to Canadas As rapidly As possible View of defense and commercial problems and the questions of minorities Aud Prince ruled Stales. Enterprise lecturer has solutions for All problems male or female you done to have to get married to find out that the female of the species is More deadly than the male. How she buys what she buys when she buys and what it takes included the four free lectures i to sell she wants Are All to he delivered Here starting tonight by Howard j. Wisehaupt expert the Art of influencing people who is being presented under the auspices of the Enterprise. Lectures will he held St the Junior High school. Despite the fact that he la a Bachelor. Wide Haupt knows women from a to a and his lectures Are equally As interesting to the fairer sex As they Are to the men he a studied women both with respect to Romance As pure Romance and As to the Romance of business wherein dollars play the love interest. Tips for All la has much to Tell women about what makes the wheels go round offices if they Are business and the Home if they Are housewives. It is his Contention that a homely woman need not he any More homely that she so desires nor any less attractive. And by the same Token that pretty woman May open up new avenues of attraction if she knows the ropes. Wisehaupt is looking for the Type of people who have without being conscious of the fact submerged their personalities taken i a Back seat the w hurl of things looked enviously and sometimes a bit spitefully upon j those who have stepped to the i front and Are heating the drum at the head of the Parade. To those i who have grown a bit weary of j strumming the second fiddle j Wisehaupt is Good Medicine he i Washington feb. 5.�? up a i teaches How to shake the shackles the wage hour division from imprisoned personality no need today that for enforce How to make it Bloom and most ment purposes it was adopting a important of All How to make it weekly rather Thau hourly a work intr Success rail bombing is protested French envoy formally adds toll s. Representatives Paris feb. 5 a the authorized spokesmen announced today that Frances ambassador at Tokyo j had protested Japan s bombing j last thursday of the Kunming Hanoi railway which several europeans died. The Lim connects indo China with Central China. The French said the japanese spokesman told the ambassador a his government had heard of or bombing Only through news reports hut that principle the government observes Complete a a Solidarity with army actions. Against Jai wishes previously. French had intimated the bombings had been railed out by the army against the a i wishes of the japanese govern Oral reply to the French protest which was made yesterday was not considered sufficient and a formal written reply was awaited. Murphy takes oath of court former attorney general sits first session of High tribunal Washington feb. 5.�?up a president Roosevelt s fifth appointee to the supreme court a Frank Murphy of Michigan began service the tribunal today after taking oath to administer Justice impartially. Justices appointed by or. Roosevelt thus constitute a majority of tile nine Man tribunal. The oath was Given open court by Charles Elmore Greeley Hie clerk after Murphy bad marched into the chamber with his colleagues. Justice Black was absent because of illness. A Large number of the new Justice s friends were present to witness the ceremony. Black Robe Murphy was attired the traditional Mark Robe of a Jurist he repeated the judicial oath a Low voice and then was escorted to his sent at the extreme left of the Bench. There before he sat Down he Shook hands with associate Justice Frankfurter whose place the Bench is immediately to Murphy s right. the Only decision handed Down today Tho court ruled that a private mail user cannot sue for damages the Bond of a postmaster with the consent of the government. Justice Reed delivered the opinion which upheld the government s argument. New York socialite Falls to stories suffers Skull injury new York. Feb 5-�? do a Richard Jaeckel �4-year-old socially prom inert t fur company executive fell to stories onto apartment House Entrance canopy yesterday suffering Only a Skull injury which physicians Aid was not serious. Jaeckel was visiting a brother at his apartment 73rd Street at the time. The fall Tore the Canvas off the canopy and Bent the Ltd and a half diameter Iron supporting roads. The canopy supported flights reported one of Jaeckel. Heaviest raids last night were against Island positions third was against Shore dons the Lake Tho com my que said a your troops captured Anothy enemy stronghold killing majority of the defenders a communique continued. Enemy dead numbered Over 5 seven tanks four guns Biti quantities of other arms than 30 automobiles of Varim types and other War Materia fell into our hands. Other Dri xes repelled the finns said that rugs a Attal is also were repulsed Summa the karelian ii mils the extreme Southern and at Mark Jarvi the nor near the Arctic Circle they said that nine rut planes were known to have shot Down and that four no probably downed the air the attack the Summa tor occurred yesterday the it unique said. Quot the attack was stopped fore it had time to Devegh whereupon the enemy attempt to dig before our Static hut was driven Hack to his ing positions a it said. The finns said their air fort a carried out successful red Woltering and bombing flier during Whit h enemy troops bases it Cetera were bombed i irk Breaks olt communique reported the appeared to have Brol the fire out a monastery at Mala after a Ruslan air raid. A new russian practice my air raids Finland a Black out cities was described Delia by by finns As a doomed eff to break their morale the night forays a phase intensifying soviet air warts have developed during Lenting red army land Offens which so far has found t Mannerheim line impregnable two of Finland s main Riti meanwhile were hard hit russian air raiders bomb Ign cd fires burned through t night the seaport of Tut and Lipuri a City of Abo 73,000 population at the he of the Gulf of Finland Plosives rained Down from Shiy after Dawn until far night. For the past few night. R army planes have been try far behind the finnish finns charging the re ii bombed at random the wage hour division weekly basis and of fail ure. Marriage Al thok1tv he knows the difficulties of t continued by t to j p Cess photos mimic slate politicians Sis of determining whether employer has complied with the wage hour Law. said the announcement a if a piece worker earns $12 at his piece rate for 4 2 hours work one week and $11 at his piece rate for 4 2 hours work the following week the employer has not met the requirements of the act during the first week even though the employee earns More than the equivalent of 30 cents hour for the total hours worked Tho two week period. A the employer will be required to pay the employee Fin cents extra to make up the minimum wage of 30 cents Houri for the first week. This will be True even though the employer pays biweekly or at any longer interval. There is no objection of course to a biweekly Semi monthly or monthly pay period a 4 Mississippi River ice Jam Breaks freeing Laden boats Memphis Tenn feb. 5�?</t a the Mississippi River s worst ice Jam this Century a loosed its frigid grip Steamer traffic today and freight Laden boats moved for the first time Iii 16 Days. Vessel travelled cautiously warily dodging floes whose White leaps bobbed the Swift current. One. A ribbon of jagged ice deposited a was presented a Folio of news to the broken Jam moved South pictures the photographers have Ward yesterday lined both shores taken of him since the beginning from St Louis mo., to Friar of his administration. Point miss. Fort Bragg officer Dies after suffering gun wound Fayetteville fat a. 5 Corporal James la Arcdie 39 of Hie 36th Fie d Arti Lery died Al the fort b a a a Post Hospital late yesterday of a Bullet wound Hgt suffered to Aday. No West was held. Bodle was a native of Durham he is survived by his widow and two Sisters mrs. It. John son of Baltimore and mis. H. Vav. Knight of Durham. Robins show i i Hickory. Feb. 5.�? to a of the groundhog saw his Shadow last Friday and predicted bad a it Athel As a result he did no Tell the Robins about it. Anyway the Robins which Many declare Are harbingers of Spring have reappeared Hickory. Continued Page two child Bride pos to stay married Xin Ennes ind., i he. Jaq a a child Bride from it Southern Indiana Hills jail after Only two weeks of married life allowed today she Ltd her husband and Law or Law was hound shed stay him and make him a wife. Rig blonde Dorothy Jean be ter Harrell and Blat Khai James Harrell �?~21-year Ricknell xxx worker Archt Here jail. 21. Both were jail the county clerk Aid that the lied about Lier age get i j their License Ami that die a it Only . Raleigh. Fob. 5�? up a state officials and would be state officials were treated Here last night to a heavenly fish Fry minus the fish modelled after the famous scene from a Green and Many of them were roasted. It happened at the first Gridiron dinner of the Carolina press photographers association. Quot de Bawd Hoey Sang a a ainu to Gonna let nobody ride my machine and a pseudo a. M. Broughton reported he had taken up coca cols drinking and sunday school teaching. The half dozen skits were written by Bill Sharpe of the state advertising division. A feature was newsman Tom hosts famous imitation of senator j. A. Bailey. Governor Hoey the real 1,100 american planes delivered to allies Washington Fob. 5.�? up a american aircraft plants have delivered More than Lido warplanes to the British and French fighting forces authoritative compilation showed today. The two governments together have placed orders for approximately 4,000 planes since they first turned to the United states for help 18 months ago. Current negotiations for upwards of 8,000 additional bombers. Pursuit Craft and other types which Secretary Morgenthau is watching to protect this government s interests testify further to Allied Reliance american Fao tories. Delivery increase i these and a Ising unfilled orders coupled with the pressure i for Speed from purchasing mrs Sions Promise to step up materially the recent delivery rate of More than too Craft a month. More than 300 planes have been loaded merchant ships or lugged across the Canadian Bor Der since the european started most of the other plat were delivered last Spring Ai summer. France first turned to to United states to supplement by own lagging warplane output mid-1938, but British and urea orders did not become Large not after the Munich crisis dramatic the threat of the nazis air of 1,004 other orders addition to the British French contracts about to american planes have been it exod by other governments. The compilation covered to years ending january 31, by Many details were confidential. Rials would permit disclosure Only i of lid ii g u i e t totals. Actual deliveries thus roughly equal a months full auction of Britain a aircraft Dusty. Expert information Here that British and French prom lion is far below the 2,000 to 200 pianos a Mouth credited to nazi factories

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