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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - February 6, 1939, High Point, North Carolina W Eathor fair Ami Wanner the High Point Enterprise High Point Industry at High Point offers flood Opportunity for year around work vol. 55�?ko. 37 Mem mfr associated press High Point. N. A. Monday it Kroon february 6, 1939 Complete Nea service Price five cents Negrin Calls conference for peace county tax q Chamberlain pledges Pidto France of j threatened jjt1 devaluation authorized commissioners \ Ole for revaluation effective in january of next year Apical toll. Enterprise Greensboro feb. a visit from a delegation about a in real estate men pm High Point and Greensboro their regular cession this orning. The Guilford county lard of commissioners voted for tax revaluation effective in Muary 194 1. The delegation was led by Mel it a Holjes of High Point and Dyt Boone of Greensboro presi its of the real estate boards their respective cities. The alters emphasized the fact that by had no quarrel with the sent tax rate lint with tax lations which proved unequal unfair in Many Case. In mentioning january 1941, the Date for Ute revaluation become effective. Chairman orge Stansbury stated that the it revaluation a in 1927, at state Law provides for Cartier in 19 ii and that the Genii Assembly is expected to a nge the tax effective Date to i ii i to january i. He dilated that the Board has Windy considered a revaluation that much data has been hefted. The revaluation would on a continuous Hasta he inhaled. Property valuation by cheeked at. Each Transfer of Sperty on the records of the Lister of deed. Aerial photo aph of All Rural sections in county Are already in the is of the commissioners. Other High Point men pres to in Tho delegation in addition or. Holies included a e. Of e. A Mendenhall Henry Koonts g. C. Smithdeal j. C. Bito. J a. Met ainu and f. A Euort. Mrs. Frank Sharp of greens of was appointed a trustee of county Sanatorium Ai James Vii during the session. The Wachovia Hank the High i Vinga and Trust cow int the til w Hoo approved Industrial Een Sboro s county a delegation composed of Troy in t of High Point w. In Ria i and my. John Story of onshore requested that Counrel resell Tat Ivea in the Assolin he requested to introduce a i raising the regulation pay registrars from $3 to $5 a last minute bulletins k f i it Ogk folds it Hollis Wood i la. Feb. it a oui f St Ream Park new race ack which opened feb. A annul cd in meeting was timing Ine Elled effector today. I he a made v John i be Temore. A managing ire Etor. In the rating see re try a office after a conference Ith Joel Hurt tire president the Hollywood jockey club. It was understood financial if Genii in brought about the mediation of the meeting he ruled to no 40 Days. English chief Hakes Strong declaration considered As warning to Italy and Germany against pressing claims London feb. 6.�? apr prime minister Chamberlain told the House of commons today a any threat to the vital interests of France from whatever Quarter it came must evoke the immediate cooperation of this his declaration followed a statement yesterday by Virginio Gayda italian fascism a newspaper spokesman in Rome a la Voce i italia that italian troops would stay in Spain until the Generalissimo Francisco. Francois political As Well As military Victory was assured. The prime minister said the British government was Quot in Complete Accord a with the statement Jan. 26 by French foreign minister Georges Bonnet that Quot All forces of great Britain would be at the disposal of France just As All forces of France would be at the disposal of great Batain Quot in Case of a War in which the two countries were involved. Greeted with applause his statement came in reply to questions by Laberite Arthur Henderson on Anglo French relations and was greeted with applause from All sections of the House. It was considered particularly significant in View of fascist agitation for concessions in the Mediterranean and Africa. Chamberlain qualified h i s statement by saying a it is impossible to examine in detail ail the hypothetical cases which might he added however Quot i feel bound to make it Plain that the Solidarity of interest by which France and this country Are United is such that any threat to the vital interests of France from whatever Quarter it came must evoke the immediate cooperation of this the prime ministers pledge of Aid to France was the strongest he has uttered publicly. It was regarded As serving virtually As a warning to Italy and Germany against pressing fascist claims against As yet Only unofficially pronounced to the Point of War. Font Anaed on pane 2 Warren has not heard about it Huntington under water ail. Ii this is How the Southern Section of the City of Huntington w. Va., looked from the air when the Ohio River overflowed its Banks and surged through the streets. Senate rejects Roberts 72-9, for judgeship Washington feb. A a a3 a the Senate rejected today president Roosevelt a nomination of Floyd h. Roberts to in a v Irginia Federal judge. Senators Glass and Byrd Virginia democrats had objected to the appointment. The vote refusing confirmation was 72 to 9. President Roosevelt told a press conference Friday that of Hie nomination was rejected he would write a letter to Roberts which would Law right interesting. Tile Senate judiciary committee Hail disapproved the nomination by a vote la to i. A lass and Byrd testified Reful the committee that the nomination was Quot personally of Tensive Quot to Rhein. Rot to North Carolina senator. Hailey and Reynolds voted against the appointment. Amlie says he s not communist inc appointee tells Goni Mitter in is Strorigl opt Luis to to a reds terrorist plan to blast British out of Ireland Washington feb it a Thomas r. Amlin nominal i the it ule killing new Vork l of. he failure of a bulldog to hark is usual greeting when Edward tub off went to tend the Furgey in his Brooklyn Rooming mss today led to the discovery i a double killing in a base Lent apartment. The two victims identified trough plasterer s Union cards Antonio Sisiliano 50, and a sate l a t t a it Osi were trawled on the floor near their tis clothed Only in to ode r Gar Lent s. Pollee sought two unidentified Omen who they said had been siting the men until a a. In. Both men had been shot Setal times. The dog also had been shot i killed. Chey own no new York i cd it a jul ranch Rickey today branded tutors that lie would sever his a notion with the St. Louis cardinals to team with Lairry Mcphail in the Purchase of the Rooklyn dodgers As a wild talk Ith no element of a Macphail does no to need any in a a Rickey said a and i have y hands full with my Cardinal ii an Deis Bac k on Job Washington feb. 6�?<> eighty two year old Justice Auis i. Brandeis who has been with the grip Etc for a month turned to his duties on the ii Romr ourt Bench today. Dian potentate Dies Bombay India. Feb. Ft.�?<16 Maharaja Sackwar sir Hayaji hoi Iii of Baroda the third Healthiest of the ruling princes India died today at the age 75. Washington. Fob. Ii. Ltd it representative Warrend no gave a six word reply today to reports published in North Carolina that he was being urged to seek the state s democratic gubernatorial nomination next year. Quot i Don t know anything about he said declining further discussion former governor o. Max Gardner of North Carolina now a practising attorney Here and mentioned in the reports As a probable supporter of Warren should the representative seek the governorship also professed no knowledge of such a movement. Quot congressman Warren has never spoken to me Abou anything like that. Germier said. Quot i know nothing whatever about a d by i silent Roosevelt to the inter j a Commerce commission told mate committee today he a. Ugly opposed to the Aims of i communist party. Quot i want to say that i am not a communist att have never been j a the former pro j Gressie representative from Wisconsin told a subcommittee of the interstate Commerce committee. The Wisconsin legislature recently adopted a Resolution protesting Arlie s appointment declaring he was a communist. Senator Johnson id., col chairman of the sub committee announced that the purpose of the hearing was Quot to establish to the satisfaction of the i noted states Senate whether or not Thomas it. Amlin is qualified for the duties of the Johnson recalled that tit More than six members of the i. C. C. Could he members of one party and that six democrats now Are serving. A the president a satisfied himself As to the qualifications of or. Amite Quot the sub committee chairman said. Quot it is no reflection upon the executive or the appointee that this hearing is claim labor would suffer in changes Washington. Feb the Cio contended today that amendments proposed to the labor relations act by the americans federation of would Benefit anti Union corporations and that Section of the Al leadership a which has moved Only by Blind hate of the Cio and Industrial organization of the nations an article in the Cio news to publication of John l. A Congress for Industrial filiation said the Cio s lode part had conf tided study of the amendments workers in the Al and the alike would suffer if they adopted. Curry testifies at Hines trial says defendant sought Transfer of cops who hit policy Racket new York. Feu. To. A a vat. Former tammany Leader j olm London feb. A Allega j f. Curry testified anew today tons that the outlawed Irish re that his erstwhile Friend and a i publican army had formed a plan social. James j. Hints had data the British out of Ireland bought the Transfer of policemen Scotland \ aril guards Royalty As Bondon outrages continue Offir Lew org juju i aft that Cio Hild acc limbs Charlotte feh. Ftp a David Blackwell 7, died at a Hospital today of injuries received saturday night when a truck struck a a Scooter Quot on which he and a companion were Riding. The companion George Williams 9, died almost instantly. Governor Hoey says state in Good financial shape Raleigh feb. 6.�? lha governor Hoey pointed to North Carolina today As being Quot in a fortunate situation As compared to several other states including Georgia and new York As he discussed the need for a balanced state budget. There was no legislative activity except a finance committee meeting in the afternoon. Representative Mallison of Pamlico said he planned to introduce a Bill tonight to Amend the Constitution to provide additional pay for legislators who now get $600. Speaker Ward of the House governor Hoey said he expected the administration Bills to be ready this week for creation of a department of Justice by coordinating existing agencies and to give judges and juries discretion in imposing death sentences or life imprisonment in first degree convictions. The governor said that a dozen budgets he had studied showed this state in a better condition than the others though school appropriations in North Carolina run proportionately higher than in the others. North Carolina he said is commented that he thought it j meeting All obligations when they was a Good thing Quot for the legis come due and no teacher has actors to go Home this week end Ever had to wait on a state Sal after he noted attacks on the As Ary Check. In Georgia Hoey sex Sembly men for practically desert j planned Many teachers have not ins Raleigh last Friday. Been paid since november and Quot the legislators have worked there is a threat the schools must hard said Ward. Quot the legislature is now just about the Midway Point of the 60-Day constitutional period. I think it was a Good thing for the legislators to go Home this week end and talk with the people. Its a lot easier to go Home and see your constituents than it is for hundreds to hate to come to Raleigh to see the close this month flue to Lack of funds. New York faces a deficit of $33,000,000. Though there will he a a distinct loss Quot in general fund revenues in this state this fiscal year Hoey said a. Surplus of $6, 000.000 in the general fund july 1, 1938 made Quot a remarkably Good showing compared with ail of our Suser new refugees fleeing flood Cincinnati. Feb. It. Ups new refugees were moved from the path of the flooded Ohio River near Cincinnati today As others starting returning to their Homes at Huntington. W. Va., and other up River spots. Light general Rains fell in the Valley As spa trucks evacuated some 250 Cincinnati area families in towns along the serpentine Stream. Because of falling or stationary stages from Pittsburgh to Portsmouth of. The rain Quot is not the Type to cause any said w. C. Devereaux. This City s Veteran meteorologist flood forecaster. An estimated refugees were cared for by emergency Relief agencies. Marshall College co eds evacuated a dormitory at Huntington w. A. City officials mobilized mop up Quot squads to Clear debris left there by High water. An estimated 2.000 Huntington refugees began similar tasks in their Homes. Schools w Ere dismissed in in my River communities. Authorities warned that dwellings must be cleared thoroughly to Avert disease dangers. To establish five radio stations to make hops across the Ocean Safe Washington feb. 6.�? the new civil aeronautics authority is planning establishment j of five powerful radio stations to make commercial flying across the i Atlantic and Pacific safer i spokesmen for the authority have told a House appropriations sub committee that part of $7,-i too too requested by the c a. A. For the year starting july i would be used for a new weather reporting and communication station our the Atlantic coast. Were made is the Bow Street police court today As Scotland Yard guarded the British Royal family High officials and Public buildings against bomb outrages. At the trial of 12 men accused of conspiring to cause explosions the prosecuting attorney spoke of a mysterious Quot aluminium powder Quot a new arrest of a considerable importance a an a plan designated As Quot a Quot and described As Quot most comprehensive and covering every Field of Public activity. Order the attorney said the plans were discovered in a search of toe Home of Michael o Shea and read Quot in order to exercise a maximum world effect the diversion presumably bombings must be carried out at a time when no major or world crisis is on. But if it is carried on when trouble is anticipated with the lumpiness and nervous expectation of the government As Well As the nervous potential panic of the people it can to exploited to the the alleged plan gave details of a four Day ultimatum sent foreign Secretary Viscount Halifax on Jan. 13. Four Days before three explosions occurred in various parts of the country. The ultimatum which referred to the a government of the Irish Republic Quot threatened Active intervention in Britain so military or commercial life Quot unless British forces were withdrawn from Eire Ireland. Extra guards were thrown about the Royal residences of Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle w hich ordinarily Are carefully a online ii on in nge 2 who harassed the Harlem policy Hanks which Hines is accused of having taken under his political i Wing. J Curry also repeated testimony he gave at Hines first trial last fail that the Harlem District Leader had pressed the candidacy of William c. Dodge As District attorney in 1933. Hines is charged with contriving a lottery and conspiracy. Curry was preceded to the stand by former chief inspector John o Brien who testified of a had eight men of his personal i squad transferred at Tho request of police commissioner Boland in i october. 1933. The state contends till order for these transfers of men was made after Hines had asked Curry to transmit such a request to the police department. Curry a District Leader from 1906 to 1934 when he became head of tammany Hall said he was Quot very close and Friendly with Hines in 1929. The state contended at the filet trial which ended in a delineation of a mistrial that Hines called upon the Schultx policy Banks to contribute to dodgers Campaign fund. Stryker moved again for a mistrial today but was overruled. Hague takes Case to supreme court Washington feb. 6�?up a mayor Frank Hague of Jersey City appealed to the supreme court today from a decision holding that he and his police unconstitutionally had denied the Cio and the american civil liver tips Union the right of free assemblage. Through attorneys the Jersey City mayor also asked associate Justice Roberts to hold up enforcement of the ruling by the Federal circuit court at Philadelphia until the supreme court could pass on the dispute. Hague s petition contended that a the sole Issue in this Case is the extent to which Public streets and places shall be made a forum for Large gatherings of persons upon particular Jersey City was enjoined by the circuit court from prohibiting meetings by the two organizations. The court also held unconstitutional an ordinance under which the meetings had been denied. The Cio and the american civil liberties Union joined is the request for a supreme court review contending that Quot the issues involved Are of a Paramount National appropriation Cut by group House committee recommends $1,898,312,769 to it Ter ale government agencies Washington feb. 6�?up a the House appropriations committee recommended $1,898,512,-i 769 today to operate More than a j score of Independent government i agencies for the year starting july in an increase of More than i $298,000,000 Over the current year. Despite the increase the com i Muttee lopped $1,580,670 from some of the budget Bureau s estimates. It withheld the $2,038,1 75 appropriation recommended for the i Federal communications Coninis Jolon pending action by Congress i on the presidents request for reorganization of the commission. I Toi n recently by internal Dissen a bion. The committee proposed slashing $2,000 from the salary of each member of the maritime commits Sion and each member and the administrator of the new civil aeronautics authority. Salaries of these officials were fixed by Law at $12,000. A year but the committee said the reduction to $10,000 was in line with the treatment accorded members of both the interstate Commerce and Tariff commissions. The net increase in the Bill a total a accounted for by inclusion of a new item of $ i , for the maritime commissions construction fund and a Grant authorizing the commission to contract for an additional $230,000,-000 of construction. Among other new items was $21,218,000 for the civil aeronautics authority. The committee recommended $1,189,600 for the labor relations Board. The committee approved a $4 80,000 increase for the National advisory committee for aeronaut tics giving it $2,180,000 for the year. Continued on Page 2 France and Britain talk Franco s Only terms 1 conditional surrender by loyalists by Charles s. Foltz or. Perpignan France feb. apr Premier jul Asp Negrin of the Spanish government called a conference today with British and French envoys to Spain presumably to take up mediation of the Spanish civil War. Negrino foreign minister. Julio Alvarez Del Vayo joined in arranging for the late afternoon meeting while Negrino a Defeated catalonian army poured into France. With Catalonia abandoned to the armies of insurgent Generalissimo Franco the Spanish government leaders were believed by diplomats to be discussing the possibility of ending the civil War by surrender of their remaining one fourth of Spain. London feb. a a Spanish insurgent authorities Wert reliably reported today to have informed the Brit la government their peace terms were a unconditional surrender Quot of tile Span a government. This disclosure came i the Heel of a rom it it in authoritative 11iia>i to is that Britain and France were making a fresh attempt to mediate tile two and one half car old our in Spain or govt Dis or Ament forces Aniced flight i French Hilt them and pm amps us arranged. Iii and t of had proposes future Relief Money slashed in half Washington. Feb. 6up a rep Esen Talve Avo drum Dyal a leading Economy advocate proposed today that Congress Cut future Relief appropriations in half and turn Relief administration Over to the states As far As possible. He introduced a Bill calling for a Federal Relief expenditure of $1,120,000,000 for the next fiscal year and creating definite standards of eligibility for Relief. Principal provisions of Wood Rumps Bill include 1. Congress would determine the amounts to be spent in each state for each month in the year beginning july i. 2. $1,000,000,000 would he spent through a Ura unemployment Relief administration on unemployment Relief projects by the government alone or in cooperation with states and mimic parities. The remainder would he available of the president Fot expenditure at his direction for Relief purpose including Cash Grants. 3. Before May to the Ura administrator would Send Congress a statement of his proposed expenditures in each state each month. He could increase. State s monthly allocation by in per cent. 4 no Grants could be made to any state or municipality unless the administration a nut factory plan of unemployment Relief. 5, to be eligible for Relief an applicant must by employable must have made a reasonable Effort to find a private Job. Must not be eligible for other adequate Federal Aid. And must show that he or his dependents would suffer hardships if he was not included on the Rolls. It a person could have Ura work for not More than 12 months at a time or More than 12 out of 15 months. After tha he would be placed at the Bottom of the list of eligible. 7. Refusal without cause to accept Ati available private Job w Ould Case a person to be placed at the end of the eligible list 8. Prevailing rates of pay must be met. 9. Heavy construction project would he prohibited 10. It would be. A felony for any Ura administrative employee to engage in political activity for any person to solicit or accept a contribution for political purposes from anyone on Relief Rolls and for any person to threaten another person in order to obtain contributions or sup port 11. The Bill would Levy a $2. Too flue Ami a year s imprisonment against any person who use fraud , threat discrimination on account of race religion political affiliations or membership in a labor organization to draw i in terms it was presumed Negrin and Alvarez Del Vayo would draw up term on which surrender of the Central and Southeastern Quot Island Quot territory might be carried out. Premier Juan Negrin of government Spain followed his Defeated Northern army into Fiance this morning. The Biol started tin sunday afternoon the authorities decided to pc entry to disarm them i them in concentration Ca til their future could be a Twenty thousand had into France this Mornin with the continuing flood Ian refugees. Sixty t More Wen expected. The till Northern Force of 200, died deserted or been taken prisoner. Insurgent Generalissimo Franco ruled the Rich catalonian provinces his enemy forsook. This included Madrid Valencia and the strip Between held by a Central government army Esti matted to number 500,000. Went into Franck the Premier and four Cabinet Iii in Liers entered France at be Perth at 3 45 a in., after a conference with other ministers Iii the Spanish Border Village of Agullana. President. Manuel Azana who was said to have favored peace along with the catalonian Aud Basque provincial government presidents preceded Negrin and was reported Enro Ute to Paris. With Negrin wore Tomas Bilbao minister without portfolio Segundo Blanco Gonzalez minister of education Ramon Gonzalez Pena minister of Justice and Paulino Gomez Saiz minister of Home affairs. Mattresses and suitcases were strapped on the roofs of their i govt automobiles. The Windshield of one car was Bullet punctured. Bodyguards handed Over to the French Frontier guards an Arsenal of pistols and Bitis guns the party drove away swiftly. Insurgent domination of the North made the route from France by plane or ship the most practical one to Valencia and Central Spain. Week end efforts toward peace collapsed As had previous efforts with the reported refusal of general Franco to accept anything Short of absolute Victory and unconditional surrender of government forces. Vented it had established a Sal deprive a person of Relief student Pilot training Safe Washington feb. 6.�?pp a the civil aeronautics authority has assured Congress that the proposed training of 20,000 air plane pilots annually for National defense would be carried out with the safest planes obtainable. Edward j. Noble chairman of the Agency told the House appropriations committee at recent hearing that Many private schools have Given aviation courses for years without any loss of life. Noble testified that the program. To lost $10,000,000 annually contemplated hiring private instructors owning their own planes at $5 an hour. Student selected for training Aud they need not he Colleg graduates would have to Pas rigid physical examinations and pay a $25 Laboratory fee for an course requiring use of certain materials. The chairman estimated i would Cost the government $ it to train each Piziol

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