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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - February 10, 1939, High Point, North Carolina V Cather Fly Cloudy rain tonight cooler saturday. The High Point Enterprise High Point it Industry at High Point offers Good Opportunity for it eur around work vol 55�?no. 41 member associated press High Poust n. C., Friday afternoon february to 1939 Complete Nea service Price Fis e cents 0 reveal military committee affairs o continue ight from. Entry zone i Amitio feb. a Numier Juan Negrin arrived a Iti the Central of. Tin All that is left in gov j ment Possession for the wed purpose of carrying on stance to insurgent Gen-1 Missimo Francisco Franco Egrin was accompanied by his Ign minister. Julio Alvarez. Vayo. And several other Mem of Ilia Cabinet. He Premier and his ministers tied it Alicante after a flight France the civil governor Gomez Osorio announced. He i they had left at noon for nets. Negrin left this morning from Louse France by regular Birne for Aiu Ante. While on neb territory he would make state men of i intentions f the same time. General Jose a. Appointed Only last night command of All five coverall armies in Central Spain led a absurd Quot reports that his a ral staff was negotiating for e. My Genera staff would never k of doing such a thing a la said at Valencia. Quot i my a the government in persons were reported kind t5 wounded by insurgent aids on Alicante and Alcoy ii of Alicante. Seven persons killed and 20 injured in an agent air bombardment of y yesterday. Last minute bulletins and guilty Lumberton n. a feb. To. Lha a Robeson county a upe it a court jury today found Joey Hammon 21-year-old Dian. Guilty of first degree Arder in the faxing of let Pitt Les to prison Camp my. Last sunday. Grumbles us shot to death Ith his of ii pistol while rotting an automobile tire near a broke. Hool i i nos i t Raleigh feb. int appropriations committee is afternoon reduced by $241,-8 the budget commission rec Amon tattoos for Public schools 1980-11. Till allotment left it with the ate school commission As to tether another increment is ded for teachers. Conquest Perpignan. I Ranee feb. Ill a Spanish insurgent roes completed the Conquest Catalonia today As Rosemont leaders took up a last and in Central Spain. Small column of Generalis no Francisco Francois troops ached Puig Curda on the fron or. At 8 15 p. In. 10 45 a. In., a it and raised their Flag Oxer e government s last Border Post Ace predicted of Ritina. France feb. To. I a peace Iii Spain within a Avda a was foreseen today by importers of insurgent Gener Missimo i i int Keo i Ranco. After the insurgents double la torn it St. I <1 in reaching Ranee a Eastern pyrenees fron or and taking the med Terra Rati Island of Minorca the sur Der of the Madrid Valenzis 1�?the last territory left to in Spanish government was in Fidentia predicted. To switch cop Deputy palier com Luiss incr Lyons testifies Al Hines trial saw York. Feb. 10.�? a put police commissioner John Lyons testified today at Thi Terv conspiracy retrial of Mea j. Hines that in the fall 1933 he received orders to Quot get of a Ike Quot a a detective e then raising mob henchmen of duty raising mob henchmen of Teh Schultz. District attorney Thomas e. Wey has charged that Hines his political influence As a in m a n y District Leader to reak Quot detectives who annoyed Hultz gang hoodlums or who ded Banks in Quot the dutchman a Quot ,,000-a year policy Racket. Commissioner Lyons said the Ler to get rid of detective jus sulky came from police com Ioner James s. Rolan and he Jorod acting thief inspector in j. Sullivan As telling him Quot the commissioner directs Jou to rid of Salke Quot Salke had been assigned by ohs to work with Federal ends in an Effort to locate Hultz then a fugitive and also tapping the Telephone of j. Chard Quot Dixie Quot Davis Legal and Sor of the Schultz mob. I will rewrite unemployment compensation law0pen hear,n9s voted Down on Trio of Bills proposals Are enacted sent Franco by Assembly by Britain lax reductions new scale and seasonal workers covered in acts Raleigh feb. apr tile legislature enacted into Law today three Bills to rewrite the statute on unemployment compensation. Representatives approved the Bills 103 to 0. They provided for tax reductions on employers who stabilize employment for a new scale of Benefit payments and for coverage of seasonal Industry. The Houe passed and sent to the Senate the Bryant Pollard j Gass Thornton Bill to License and regulate All tourist Homes Cabin Camps tourist Camps dance Halls and the like. Raish fee Fok Rah also passed by the House and ordered ratified was the Senate j approved Hill to raise the annual fee for membership in the state bar. A House sub committee working on election Law reforms named a special committee of three members to draft a new Bill to abolish Absentee voting in primaries repeal All present Absentee voting Laws and provide tighter salutes for absentees in elections. A House judiciary committee unfavourably reported the Roper Bill to abolish capital punishment. The joint finance committee this afternoon considered proposals to increase taxes on wine and Beer. A sub committee working on taxation of bottlers of soft drinks was ready to report amendments which would increase the taxes on bottling machines. It was estimated the Levy would bring in $100,000 instead of $50,000 now being received. The sub group abandoned the idea of a Crown tax. The joint group on appropriations took up allocations for the Public schools for the next biennium. New Hoise Hills new House Bills would extend j to additional orphans of world War veterans who died or were killed in service provide for a printing school at n. State College with the equipment of the prison printing Plant to be transferred to the College if the trustees set up the school provide that the state textbook commission could handle Library books put trucks operated by corporations under regulation by the utilities commission prevent Sale of fruits and vegetable in a sterilized containers. New proposals offered the Senate would tax non Stock foreign corporations which domesticate at the same rate As Stock corporations Amend Law on decrease of capital Stock by corporations and on naming of Domestic corporations and put quarries under the same department of labor regulations As cover mines. House members debated a motion by Bryant of Durham to re refer a Bill to give the supreme court Rule making Powers Over inferior courts then sent the measure Back for study and revision. Diversion at Najm i Lish de Enterprise Bureau sir Walter hotel Raleigh feb. All the current argument about Highway fund diversion is but a new Angle on an old question. There Bas been diversion before. The agricultural fund for instance More than 20 year ago appropriated $50,000 for he construction of Patterson Hall at state College and the present agricultural department building was erected almost entirely out of the agricultural fund although about half the space in it is used for other departments and commissions. London feb. 10._ apr great Britain dispatched proposals to insurgent Spain to Day in the Hope of bringing a speedy end to the civil War with the Best possible terms for the remaining government defenders and to the London Paris sir Robert Hodgson British agent at Burgos the insurgent capital left to return to his Post where he is due sunday. In London he received instructions on Britain s attitude and her proposals to Generalissimo Franco and is expected to push efforts for a peace favourable to Britain. To Tell of visit prime minister Chamberlain told the House of commons he would give members a statement monday on the visit of the British Cruiser Devonshire to Minorca feb. 7 to 9. Unofficial reports said sir Robert would assure Franco of British French help in ending the War and of Loans to rehabilitate Spain in return for assurances that italian and German troops would be sent Home and that government defenders would receive human treatment. Thus Many quarters in London predicted the surrender of the Madrid Valencia zone despite the announcement of general Jose Miaja supreme commander of the Central zone in Valencia last night that he would fight to the finish. The als March Britain already Felt she had stolen the March on the fascist Powers by carrying an insurgent negotiator to Minorca on the Cruiser Devonshire yesterday and paving the Way for the Island s surrender to Franco. The Devonshire which took off 450 government leaders and others fearful of their lives was due at Marseille today. Minorca now is wholly occupied by insurgents and Britain and France Are Happy to have achieved one that no italian or German troops should participate in the capture of the Island. Both the italian and German continued on Page 2. See. A seek was to sell state owned or ask Reg to release claim of $426,000 on slate Bonds Washington. Feb. big North Carolina officials arranged to ask the reconstruction finance corporation this afternoon to Clear the Way for private operation of the state controlled and operated Atlantic and North Carolina Railroad. Harry Mcmullan North Carolina attorney general and d. L. Ward speaker of the state House of representatives were to Confer with chairman Jesse la. Jones. They were to be accompanied by representatives Warren and Balden. My Mullan said the Reg would be asked to release its claims against $326,000 in a. And n. Bonds deposited in the stale Treasury As collateral for Bonds of the Morehead City n. C., port terminal. The Railroad in guarantor for the port constructed with Public works funds. Mcmullan said the Railroad would continue As guarantor but release of the rfcs claims against the Railroad Bonds would enable it to pay its taxes and thus Clear the Way for its leasing to private operators. The Railroad runs from Goldsboro to Morehead City. The late holy father of the Catholic Church claim funds current plans Quot embezzled Quot in handling Pope Pius i Washington feb. To. Map a the House ways Aud Means committee heard two of its Republican members level Harges of a a embezzlement and a a steal at the government to i Day because of the Way social Security funds Are handled. Representatives Knutson re Minn and Gearhart a Calif interrupted testimony on social Security act amendments to protest against the use of social Security funds to Purchase government i securities. In it a n right the Al a a taking this social Security i Money is a downright steal a Gearhart remarked. Quot what would happen to an in a Durance company that would take j he Money of its policyholders and then spend it on its own debts a Knutson asked. Quot somebody would go to jail a replied rep. Elliott a Cal who was appearing before the committee on behalf of the Townsend old age pension plan. Quot both would he guilty of embezzlement a Knutson declared referring to the government and insurance company rep. Buck a Calif protested that a a embezzlement was too Strong a word and that it should be withdrawn. Stronger word Quot if the gentleman knows of a stronger word Quot Knutson anal Ped a i will withdraw a embezzlement. A Quot we have enacted a statute which in effect has legalized in i embezzlement a misappropriation. A theft a swindle a downright misapplication of the Peoples Money a Gearhart put in. Elliott started the furore when he had told the committee Lite people of the country demanded that Congress approve an old age pension but not with a pay Roll tax Quot that is now being defied Quot i refer to the social Security tax strike now existing in California a Elliott went on. Quot the attention of employers and workers the nation Over is focused on Fresno Calif. Where hundreds of san Joaquin Valley business men had pledged themselves to go to jail rather than contribute any More payroll taxes under the social Security Pope Pius i succumbs in 18th year Oun Tants off As head of roman Catholic Church 0h rail rep0rt today Mcninch. Takes spotlight in reorganization plan Washington feb. To. Up a the congressional spotlight soon May be focused upon a Calm soft spoken but firm presbyterian elder from North Carolina. Chairman Wheeler a Mont of the Senate interstate Commerce committee has just introduced his Bill to reorganize the Federal communications commission and Frank r. Mcninch of Charlotte ., probably will loom Large in its consideration. Mcninch brought to Washington by former president Hoover to be a member of the Power commission is serving now a chairman of the communications commission. President Roosevelt shifted him to Bis commission to Quot straighten out its tangled affaire. Siree Mcninch a incumbency As a Quot troubleshooter Quot there have been Many change in the body which regulates the nation s radio and Telegraph facilities. First there was a delegation of duties to the various members of the commission and then personnel shake up that made loud noises. Lately Mcninch has made frequent visits to the White House and to Capitol Hill for conferences on proposed revisions in the communications regulatory set up. Senator wheelers Hill would create a new Federal communication and radio commission having Only three members instead of the seven constituting the present body. Contoured on Page 2�?Sec. A president held in bed with. Grippe Washington feb. up a president Roosevelt wha ordered to remain in bed today for treatment of what a ice Riboud an a Quot Light touch of rear Diu iral rows t. Mcguire House physician reported that tile chief executive had one degree of temperature Arni was suffering from one of Ilia a it curing head colds. It was said the president probably would he required to remain in Ihmi Over Hie was a raid. His usual Friday morning press conference we a called Tiff and no trailers were scheduled for hit1 Day. He rotary of stale Hull also was ill. Because of a cold he cancelled a conference with brazilian foreign minister us Waldo armilla. Under Secretary Welle went to the brazilian embassy to hold the first conference with Aranha. Fourteen found guilty at trial Albuquerque. N. Feb. Ion i pm a Federal court jury today acquitted 14 of 25 persons charged with political manipulations of the new Mexico spa and reported itself hopelessly deadlocked on the remaining eleven. The jurors Small ranchers and business men reported to Federal judge Colin Neblett at la . Most after ritual deliberations of about 14 hours. Verdicts of acquittal were returned in the cases of mrs. Anita Tafoya Cinter of senator Dennis Chavez charged by the defense with being the object of Quot political persecution a the senator s Nephew Sal amp Mon Tafoya mrs. J. A. Werner and Mariano Werner wife and brother of the Albuquerque postmaster and ten minor spa supervisors. End comes at 5 51 it a. M. For Hie a Pope of peace on verge of new task by Richard g. A Sam i Vatican City feb. up a scholars peace Loving Pope Pius i lied quietly this morning just before the Church Bell of old Rome sounded morning Angelus and while the closest of his churchly sen ants Knelt in prayer at his Side. Approaching his 82nd birthday anniversary on May 31, he had been ill since tuesday of cardiac asthma which caused death although he had weakened Grad-1 rally in general health since a severe illness in december 1936, and another attack november 25 last year or. Aminta Milani called from a sick bed nodded that the end had come at 5 31 a. Rn., for the Quot Pope of peace Quot on the fifth Day of the 18th year since his election a head of the Catholic Church. During the administration of the last rites witnesses said they saw the Popes lips move. Some close to him thought they heard him say Quot our last rites like those of All mortals sister Therese of the infant Jesus Art near to us. God is merciful. May his will be 1 Saint Therese whom Pius canonized was the Saint to whom he had entrusted his health. On Vouge of new t or death came while the holy Kather was preparing to embark upon a new task an extraordinary address tomorrow to All italian Bishops on the tenth anniversary of the Lateran Accord with Italy a by which he became the first Pope in 59 years to emerge from the Vatican Walls. He had been expected to Deal with the status of the concordat. The news was Given officially to All Rome by the deep throated Quot Campanoni a 11-ton master of the great Bell Tower on St. Peters we hich started tolling its requiem at 6 38 a. In. The hell sounded for 20 minutes. At the order of Cardinal Sel Vag Giania As the Popes vicar in the Rome diocese proclamations 4 a a Blued on Page 2, my. A Secretary Hull sends message of condolence Washington of bit a ply a Secretary Hull expressing the a a profound condolences of president Roosevelt a aided the Vatican today that Pope Pius death was a received with deep sorrow throughout Hie United Hull s message to Cardinal Pacelli papal Secretary of stale. Rind a the president desires me to express to your Eminence profound condolences on the death of his holiness Pope Pius eleventh. His great spiritual qualities Aud his Zeal for peace anti tolerance won him a place in the hearts of All rate s and creels. Word of his missing furs been received with deep sorrow throughout the United Gert Fieh non existent $5,200,000 Deposit in 1934 for Missouri Pacific Washington fab to up a Railroad finance investigators reported to the Senate today that Price waterhouse and company new York accounting firm certified to Slot holders of the bankrupt Missouri Talt Ift Railroad in 1 934 a financial report that Quot de a muted from even minimum j standards of correctness accuracy j and the report w As one of a Eric by a special sub committee of the interstate Commerce committee headed by senator Wheeler a Mont. The accountants the commit tee said certified a 1934 Missouri Pacific trustee report despite knowledge that $3,200,000 listed a a special Deposit of the Railroad company was non existent. At the same time the committee said a report was made to a Quot privileged few showing that the Deposit had been stamped. Chairman Wheeler said in a statement accompanying the re con to need on Page 2, Sec. A new Levy on Bonds would Cost . 3 million Washington feb. a the state must be provided for a a Harry Mcmullan attorney general of North Carolina told a Senate committee today a Federal Levy on state and municipal buds would Force North Carolina to raise at least $3,000,000 additional Revenue annually. In a statement prepared for delivery before the Senate finance committee studying the proposal Mcmullan said by conservative estimate Federal taxation would increase the state and local government interest Cost on a $515.-900,000 Public indebtedness in North Carolina by that amount. Many authorities estimated he continued the increase would be considerably in excess of $3,000,-000. Quot but whatever the amount May a the increased interest Cost for the North carolinian added. Quot our Revenue system is already overburdened with demands and our taxes Are now considered As High As they should go. Quot the tax rate in the various cities and municipalities of North Carolina could not be substantially increased without endangering their financial Mcmullan declared North Carolina stood to gain Quot very Little from the reciprocal right to impose a tax upon Federal Bonds. He reported one third of the state s Public indebtedness was state one third municipal and one third country. Quot in the first place a he said Quot the municipalities and counties alone would have no right to Levy Roii tinted on Page 2, Sec. A both Houe and Senate in recess As committees continue pc Ork Washington Fob. To. Map a the Senate military committee agreed today to permit members to make Public All information they obtain in future closed sessions except military secrets. It voted Down however a motion to hold open hearings on the administration current defense program and Defeated by an 8 to 8 tie vote a motion by senator Austin a it to hold open hearings on future Bills. It postponed until monday action on a motion by senator Clark do to make Public the record of its investigation of the proposed Sale of the latest Type of military planes to France. Senator Austin said he interpreted today s action to mean that committee member would to fre to discuss with newspaper men All that had taken place in the committee room in closed sessions except matters involving military secrets. With senator Johnson Ltd Colo and Lund men Al Minn absent the vote on austins a motion for open hearings in the future was As follows Reynolds Oaks yes Aye Austin Jewis Dill Reynolds i no Thomas ii Utah Nyer nil Bridges a no Gurney red and Holman a Ore. No Logan pay Minton id Idlee a okla Schwarts of Wyo Hill a Al Clark Dodo Ney a Calif and Sheppard a tet. Both House and Senate my a cars in recess today but committees were buy. The metropolitan life insurance company assured the Federal monopoly committee through counsel that in future elections of directors company agents would not sign the name of policyholders to ballots. Attorneys general of 39 states opposing a proposal for reciprocal taxation on government securities. Federal state and local told a Senate subcommittee Congress had no constitutional Power to tax state and municipal Bonds. Secretary Wallace said a Price fixing farm Bill pending before the Senate agricultural commit Lee might increase consumer Oats $1,000,000,000 a year. In connection with the que a Ion of publicity on military committee meetings Secretary Moreen than said he had suggested that the committee withhold parts of his testimony on the Sale of american planes to France but declared these portions would not conceal the Treasury a part in the Deal. What he wanted held Hack he said were incidental remarks a oppression of which would not hide any part of the True Story of the plane transaction. There appeared to be Strong sentiment among committee members for making Public the evidence of various officials providing military secrets were omitted. I or Al i re dial the committees inquiry a continued on Page 2. Hee. A flood warnings issued in n. W Callier Tan Denson a Atimion Eastern part of state after heavy Rains Raleigh Fob. To. A up a Weatherman Lee a. Denson issued advisory flood warnings for All Eastern North Carolina River today in the Wake of excessive Rains in this area. The floods will be Quot rather heavy in the tar definite stages probably will be forecast late today. The Roanoke la barely out of its Hanks at Williamston. No flood damage had been reported. At Neuse station the Neuse Rose so feet Between yesterday afternoon and this morning to a stage of 17.4 feet three feet above Bank level. The St spam was a foot below Bank level at 12 it at Smithfield with a heavy flood expected there Neuse had 3.76 inches of rain during the 2 4 hours ending this morning and Raleigh had 2.72 inches. At Moncure the Cape fear Rose 14 feet Between yesterday afternoon and this morning to 2 4 feet three above Bank level. The tar at Rocky mount was leaving its Banks. New Hill do is Washington feb. up a Louis Johnson assistant Secretary of War approved today plans of the Maryland state roads commission for a Bridge across sine Puent Bay at Ocean City md., the Massachusetts Public works department for a Bridge across quash net River near East Falmouth mass., to replace a Structure demolished by the storm of last september and the North Carolina state Highway commission for a Bridge across Smiths Creek at Oriental n. C

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