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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - February 12, 1939, High Point, North Carolina County filers seize 220 cases n assorted whiskey hero county officers seized 220 rates com prising 5,280 pints of assorted brands of whisky on Prospect Road last mid night. The seizure was the largest made in the City a history officers said. A Man who gave his name As Willard Ham 22, of Walkertown Driver of the truck was taken into custody and lodged in the City jail. A warrant charging violation of the prohibition Law by transportation was issued and Bond was fixed at $1,000 Early this morning. Participating in the seizure were Colita Hie l. G. Jones Ami deputies j. K. Jones Ben Dillon and e. Ii. Burrows. The officers said Ham asserted he was taking the whiskey from Baltimore to at Lanta and had Lieen told to come by High Point. La told officers he had Mads the wrong turn Here and had gotten lost. Deputies said Ham Hail a Hill of lading stating that the whiskey was consigned to Atlanta a. One Bill called for delivery of 30 cases and another for 170 cases there they said. However they Are holding him for a Complete investigation. The consignee listed on the Hill of lading was tile american distributing company hut officers said no endorsement of any shipper was listed. The officers said their suspicions were aroused when they noticed what they termed a known Bootlegger driving in front of lie truck and another behind it. They halted the Driver opened the truck and discovered tile whiskey a enough to St retell nearly a mile if the bottles were Laid end to end. The whiskey included several popular brands Haig and Haig White horse scotch four hoses Paul Jones Cobbs Creek w likens family old drum Calvert deserve Mattingly and Moore and shipping port. The whiskey the officers said came from Baltimore. The truck bore a North Carolina License tag and one granted by the interstate Commerce commission. Trio truck was building where loaded and then basement. Interested spectators who gathered at the scene helped officers unload the huge shipment. Brought to the county the whiskey was misfired in the building in e tithe r ten Era la it fair sunday warmer in North portion monday the High Point enter poise High Point Industry at High Point offers Good Opportunity for year around work vol. 55�?no. 43 member associated Buess highpoint n. C., sunday morning. February 12, 1939 Complete Nea Seh Vick Price Uve cent important issues develop in Assembly adopt extreme measure to safeguard military secret controversies r y to be used in Ray and Navy o ban sales o foreigners Row touched off by crash of bomber Ith French official aboard Washington feb. La. A Al a a Sod official a entitle of policy disclosed the tar anti Navy departments Ila pc adopted extreme measures to lifeguard secrets of military Lim a it from foreign govern ends and spies. Informed officials said one practical effect of the policy was to it an Tho abroad of any pianos the army uses for two year after his country starts tests with an Reg dual experimental Model. Disclosure of the policy a 14 Ute summary of regulations sued As a guide to Mau fat turn s a focused attention on the Contention of is me senators that the Pion permitted a Radi Al departure when it authorized French air official to participate in a test of a new experimental a liner imn warplane. Poi had off How it was the presence of a French or ministry official aboard a Douglas attack bomber which Rashed january 23 at Loa Angeles Radell iou eyed off a in on administration Aid to France and England. The official policy statement a Omu gated by Louis Johnson sting Secretary of War and Admiral William d. Leahy acting lend of tile Navy. And revised six non is ago. Said Leahy a Pilot and passenger flights by Oreion representative for Denton to rat Ion purpose in aircraft coning within the scope of paragraph free above shall not be permitted whether or not such aircraft have it Een released for foreign further it warned that a foreign inspection at aircraft plants manufacturing for the War or Navy department will be permitted Only then specifically authorized by he War or Navy department and Hen Only under special the paragraph referred to said in regulations governed. 1. Articles which in whole or lit. A have been or Are being de looped or manufactured by or Lri the War or Navy departments r with their participation. 2. Articles being used by either enactment or involved in pro lenient contracts. Arts into ded included it was explained were Prcraft engines or parts a the de elopement of which has been con a acted for by either of these heart moots or which have been de boned in accordance with army r Navy specifications and Subrati cd to either department for Eval action for the Douglas bomber was built to an entry in an army air corps a petition closing in mid March meet army specifications but and not been formally submitted. Before the crash of the Douglas. In War department had rejected a quests for photographs or in Irma Ion on other platies conflicted for the same Competition. The statement of policy was instead for circulation Only among Ian Ufa it lures who might seek of optioned on Page 2, Sec. A vaccinating Little refugees safely across the French Border tiny Spanish refugees were lined up for vaccination As pictured above. It a pretty painful process for the youngster in the Center. For looking Forward to seeing War games makes Progress in fight to throw off slight attack of Grippe Washington feb. La a up a president Hoo Sevela made Progress today in throwing off a mild attack of Tho Grippe and looked i Forward eagerly to the Start of hib j Southern sea voyage to witness i the Fleet s War games. Reporting his patient better. Or. Ross t. Mcintire White House physician said the chief executive probably would be Able to leave on the two week trip As Early As monday night of he desired. Unless the tentative schedule is altered however or. Roosevelt will depart some time thursday j to Board the Cruiser Houston j probably at Miami or key West Fla. From the closest approach to a grandstand seat that the circumstances afford he expects to Fol i Low the spectacular mimic War tailor is held in murder plot for insurance Philadelphia feb. La. Map a a heavy set Little tailor from Philadelphia a teeming lain Quarter described by detectives As a witchcraft pro ulcer who conversed with a old Nick himself a was held without bail today for grand jury action on charges he was the a evil Genius of a widespread plot to murder for insurance. Witnesses unfolded at a magistrates hearing a bizarre tale of fare of the most powerful Amer a Black magic conjured in what j lean sea Force Ever Assam Lod in investigators said was a Contin Atlantic the War games will up Rafy a Jujj persons in new test the Eastern defences of the. Panama canal it a Tim when con York n. W a Eganjr and Penn Al i Kress is considering measures to Vanla after placing insurance on reinforce the Protection of the Ca j their lives. Polson was the chief Nal and the entire hemisphere. Wapon of the plotters author although or. Roosevelt was a Harp better he remained Abed in org. Much for the second Day and cancelled his scheduled participation tomorrow Lincoln s birthday in annual ceremonies at the Lincoln memorial. Or. Mcintire said the chief executive s temperature had declined to 99.2 degrees. At the naval Maneu vers Only the president and the fleets com Mander in chief Admiral Claude c. Bloch and their staffs will be continued on Page 2, Hee. A a if information now in our hands is True this Case will make the famous bluebeard murders in France some years ago Pale to detective sergeant Samuel Riccardi told magistrate Nathan Beifel. The magistrate held the Stocky tailor Paul Petrillo 45, and bespectacled. On charges of conspiracy to kill and soliciting to commit murder. In Hest profits go to executives by John Leah new York. Feb. 11�? up a he richest profits of american siness go to the few men who Oss it not to the thousands who or it or to the millions who keep running the twentieth Cen try fund reported today to the residents committee investigate monopoly. With salaries a was much As ilog a Day a this comparative Bandit of executives a on the whole i Good times and bad xxx fare tier than the wage earners or vectors a the fund said in sum i zing its findings in a four Star study of big and Little Busi Ess. The report was requested by Joseph c. Dam a Honey a Wyo chairman of the monopoly committee. It was based on Ata obtained from Treasury de Arment records and the books of business itself. Some of the Fig res covered All of business oth were scientific a a samplings rom hundreds of representative corporations of All kinds and sizes throughout the country. Officers highly paid although stockholders Are far More numerous than the a corporate officers covered by the study the income of the latter was Alin a half As great 42.2 per cent As total dividend payments in the year 1931. A was the depression deepened a he report continued a the proportion Between executive salaries my stockholders income Rose to. 53.3 per c tit in 1932 and 62.4 per cent in 1933.�?� even in this latter year at the depth of the depression the study hewed executive salaries totalled about $2,000,000,000 a a More than All the rent paid by corporations and five times the corporate income a still bigger slice of the profits for a the big Bossy was indicated by the report for a these figures the $2,000,000,-000 do not include dividends tin Stock owned by officers the total of which is unknown nor do they include the profits which officers of companies May have made through speculation in the Stock of their own the More pay the executive gets in comparison to dividends the less successful the business is As a general Rule it was pointed out a whereas the corporations bowing a profit in 1932 paid heir officers aggregate salaries a mounting to 23.8 per cent and i 35.9 per cent in 1933, the unprofitable ones even in 1931, were it aying their officers almost two Birds As much As they paid their common Stock investor. A in 1932, officers compensation and dividends of the unprofitable corporations were about equal in amount while in 1933 the officers of these corporations received almost one and a half times As much x x x As the investors comparisons when executive salaries were continued on Page 2, hex. A France asks explanation insurgents turn toward Madame Perkins in self defense of seizure Central zone japanese occupation of Hainan violation of repeated promises Paris feb. La. Map the French government in close cooperation with Britain demanded today that Japan explain her seizure of the chinese Island of Hainan flanking French and British Empire lifelines. French source declared the occupation of Hainan was a violation of repeated promises made by Japan to the two democracies. Diplomats said Britain probably would present a separate but identical demand As a result of conversations Between French foreign minister Georges Bonnet and British ambassador sir Erie Phipps. Xvi pied thursday the occupation began Friday Oriental time a thursday. European time a and diplomatic sources contended it was too timely to be a coincidence coming As Britain and France were trying to prevent Germany and Italy from gaining too Strong a foothold in Spain. The occupation assumed increasing importance As the foreign ministry studied the Situa Tiona armed forces of Japan on an Island about 200 Miles from the indo China coast and 300 Miles from the British Crown Colony. Hon Kong. Diplomatic sources said Advance discussion by Tokyo. Berlin and Rome gave the occupation the full earmarks of a a squeeze play worked out by the anti comintern pact partner to take advantage of France and Britain while they were so involved on the other Side of the world they could do Little protest. Asked Why the French government strutted Charles Arseno Henry ambassador to Tokyo to ask the japanese government specifically Why and to what extent the Island had been occupied and How Long the occupation would last. If the japanese answer in the expected vein a that the occupation is a temporary measure necessitated by military operations in China diplomatic circles considered France would have to Shelve the incident for the moment and await developments. The press at chunking provisional chinese capital declared the japanese move marked the Start of a southward expansion program Likely eventually to threaten the French hold in indo China the British in Hon Kong and Malaya. The Netherlands in the East indies and the United states in the Philippines but in Ennis linked with killing brother in Law testifies High Point m an burned bloody shirt on night of murder Newton feb. Llu of a a convicts testimony that his brother in Law burned a bloody shirt the same night on which the state charges r. O. Hawn of Hickory was murdered was the High spot today in the prosecutions evidence against three men and a woman accused in the slaying. The witness was Frank Barnes. Buncombe county prisoner. He named James Jack Ennis of High Point formerly of Hickory is the Man who burned the shirt. Ennis is on trial a second time with Sam Bost and Mary Boyd of Hickory and Mose Brown of Burke county on charges of first degree murder in connection with Hawnn a death. Hawn was a former township Constable. The first Case resulted in a mistrial last november. Barnes testified that he saw the shirt burned in a fireplace at the Ennis Home in Hickory while he was hiding there he said As a fugitive from Justice. He testified that he first told the Story while serving a term at Caledonia prison farm last summer. He also was a witness at the first trial. Barnes continued on Page 2 Sec. A government administration scarcely reorganized before rebels attack Perpignan France near the Spanish Frontier feb. La. A Al a tile Spanish insurgents conquerors of Catalonia turned their military might today against Valencia As peace efforts in the Spanish civil War marked time and the government stuck to its refusal to surrender. Seven minister flew from France to join government Premier Juan Negrin who was reported from Alicante Spain to have quarrelled with military commanders in the Bare fourth of the country i troops still hold. Insurgents attack Negrin scarcely had time to reorganize his administration in the Central Spanish zone before insurgents again began air raids on Valencia the govern meat a key port. At least 20 persons were killed and 40 injured in five air raids believed to have been made from the italian controlled air base on the Island of Mallorca off Spain a Mediterranean coast. The 1,235-ton British freighter Lucky was partly sunk by a direct hit while unloading supplies. Negrin presided at a Cabinet meeting with All hut three of his ministers reassembled after their dispersal in France when insurgent Generalissimo Francisco Franco s Advance to Catalonia s Frontier with France put the government to flight. Cabinet ministers Cabinet ministers who returned to Valencia today officials said at Madrid were Francisco mender finance Paulino Gomez Interior Bernardo Giner Rios communications Antonio Vela Public works Jose Moix Regas labor Vicente Uribe agriculture and Tomas Bilbao Hospitalet minister without portfolio reports reaching the Border from Alicante said the Nebr in. Backed by his influential foreign minister Julio Alvarez Del Veyo had differed with military Leader. Whether the reported rift was Over peace negotiations or i ians to continue the War was not apparent however. Despite Francois refusal to consider anything except unconditional surrender Negrin still insisted that Spain s Freedom from foreign influence a plebiscite to determine her future government and clemency for government supporters be conditions for peace. U. S. Cardinals leave for Rome new York feb. ppm two of the three United states cardinals were on the High seas tonight bound for Rome and participation in the solemn ceremonies attendant upon the selection of a successor to the late Pope Pius i George Cardinal Mundelein of Chicago boarded the italian liner Rex about 30 minutes before sailing time 2 p. In after a whirlwind journey from Florida where he was on vacation. He was whisked from the station to the pier behind a police escort. Dennis Cardinal Dougherty of Philadelphia motored to new York accompanied by the Rev. Salvator m. Burgio and went to his Cabin in the Rex immediately upon his arrival at 10 30 a. In. William Cardinal of Connell of Boston is aboard the canard liner Brittanie which is scheduled to arrive Here monday from Nassau the Bahamas. He has hooked passage wednesday on the italian liner Saturnia. The a Turnia is due to reach Gibraltar at noon feb. 26. The same Day the Neptunia bearing South american cardinals arrives there. The balloting for a new Pope must begin not less than 15 nor More than is Days after the death of the pontiff it was believed the ceremonies would not Start until feb. 2s, the last Day possible under Church Law in order to give american cardinals time to reach Rome. Stating that her record shows a consistent purpose to support the ideals of democracy Secretary of labor Frances Perkins is shown being sworn before the House judiciary committee just before site defended herself against an impeachment Resolution. Cio to carry Battle to a. F. Of l. Mem assert advocated changes Iii agile act not endorsed at Houston convention Washington feb. La up a the Cio announced today it would carry to the rank acid file of the american federation of labor its fight against Afi sponsored amendments to the Wagner labor relations act. In a statement the Cio asserted the amendments introduced by senator Walsh a Dass at the request of president William Green of the Al a go far beyond anything authorized or favored by the Houston convention of the the Houston convention last year recommended changes in the act the Cio the statement said will conduct a Naton wide Campaign to defeat the proposed amendments and will make a special efforts to reach Al unions Many of which Are far from agreeing with the proposed in connection with its Campaign the Cio already has pre re red a pamphlet discussing the amendments. This pamphlet pamphlet which it said would lie Given wide distribution charge the amendments would a break Down the present Protection afforded to workers against company unions Divide workers in every Plant into Large numbers of Craft unions which must Deal separately with the employer bring the court into the administration of tile Law at Many Points open the files of the Board and the unions themselves to examination by employers giant Many privileges continued on Page 2, Sec. A miss Talley s Hubby dodging paper servers i new York feb. a a court Battle Over the custody of 3-year-old Susan Sekstrom newly disclosed daughter of Marion Talley operatic sensation of More than a decade ago was complicated tonight by the assertion of miss Talley a lawyer that her estranged husband was a a dodging subpoena servers. J the attorney. George z. Ferris of Harrison. N. A. Said detectives had trailed the husband. Adolph Elk Florom her former singing teacher for several months in a fruitless attempt to Hale him into court. A we be watched his studio and apartment Day and night and hunted him everywhere hut he a always been one jump ahead of a a Ferris said. The disclosure that miss Talley the a american Nightingale Quot who made her metropolitan opera debut in 1926 at the age of 17, was the Mother of a child came j yesterday w Hen she opened her fight to regain custody of the child in supreme court. The Singer said in her petition she had not seen the child since december 1935, eight months after her daughter was born. She married Eek St rom be Crecely on March 23. 1935. In her suit miss Talley charged that Eckstrom was a a Man of immoral character and a a fun Anci Aliy unable to give the child a suitable 1940 Campaign several expected to toss hat into ring for governorship by Frank b. Gilbreth Raleigh feb. apr a multiplicity of issues for the 1040 gubernatorial race Are taking definite shape in the Halls and committee rooms of North Carolina s general Assembly. Repercussions from controversial legislative question a such is Highway diversion appropriation for the greater University sales and intangible taxes election Law reforms and salary increases for Public school teachers Are certain to he heard on the political stump next year. Some observers predict that More than one hat will be sailed into the gubernatorial ring before adjournment of the legislature now expected about the Middle of March. Four years ago a. H. Sandy Graham of Hillsboro then lieutenant governor announced i candidacy during the Senate love feast on the closing Day of the 19.45 Assembly. Although or. Ralph Mcdonald of Winston Salem did not announce formally until some time after adjournment of the 1935 legislature he was known throughout the session to be a gubernatorial candidate. Governor Hoey entered the Raca May 15. 1935. Warren Heifort a principal political development this month was a report that rep. Lindsay Warren of Washington. N. C., was being urged to run for governor. Warred has been in Congress since 1925. Representative Warren however. Dismissed the report with a six word statement a i done to know anything about j. M. Broughton of Raleigh emerged from the legislature s Highway diversion fight As a possible candidate for the anti i version lists. Appearing before the joint finance committee As an attorney for contractors Broughton asserted that Transfer of Money from the Highway to the general fund would sow the seeds of distrust in government. Closely backing gov. Hoey a stand in favor of the Transfer in the event of a general fund deficit was Revenue commissioner a. J. Maxwell also frequently mentioned As a gubernatorial possibility. Three other state office holders a treasurer Charles m. Johnson auditor George Ross Pou my Secretary of state Thad kure a also Are viewed As potential candidates. Mayor Tom Cooper of Wilmington. Another Prospect has been seen frequently in Raleigh since the legislature got underway and appeared before the finance committee to ask that horse and mule traders be exempt from the general sales tax. Before the legislature convened there was talk that Victor Bryant of Durham a candidate for speaker of the state House of representatives would run for governor. Bryant was Defeated for speaker by d. L. Libby Ward of new Bern. Now some sources say Ward is considering making the race. A a East and a a West the speaker ship race brought up the old custom of candidates continued on Faire 2, Sec. A body of Pope rests in St. Peters by Richard ii. Massoth t Vatican City feb up a Pope plus Al a tiny figure to the vast still Basilica of St j Peter the apostle Lay in death tonight in the Chapel of the sacrament lighted by 24 candles Aud watched by four Noble guards. Ids body had been borne from the sistine Chapel to St Peters with , medieval ceremony on the very Day he had expected to address the italian Bishops on the 10th anniversary of the Lateran Accord the pact be tween the Church and italian state which gave him the name of a the Pope of the the removal of his Bier from the sistine Chapel on the shoulders of eight attendants was made in a reverent and picturesque procession within the Walls of the Vatican. First a of Greg Attix it followed the first general congregation of the cardinals he princes of the Church in intern Accord were Given the preparation for the conclave. Contents of his intended address. Which will elect the next pontiff. Thirty one of the 62 cardinals attended the session held while Prince and peasant were passing by the pontiffs body in the sistine Chapel and swore to observe the Constitution which governs the period until a new Pope shall have been selected. The conclave probably will be convened feb. 28, the last Day by Pope Pius own order on which it May be held to give american and other foreign cardinals the greatest possible time to reach the Vatican. In today a first general congregation. The late pontiff s Tisherman s ring Symbol of papal Power was broken and a new one will be Given his successor soon after the election. As the cardinals met the Ballon Bishops who had been sum thousands of the faithful some of whom at Hest caught Only glimpses of the ceremony today in which the Pope s body was borne from the sistine Chapel tomorrow will have a Chance to pay their homage to the pontiff in the Basilica and to kiss his skippered foot. The first of nine funeral services also will be held tomorrow in St. Peters where burial will take place wednesday. Several Housand persons visited the Bier this morning in the sistine Chapel the Chapel was open to the Public for five hours except for a Brief period when Crown Prince Umberto and other italian dignitaries went to Pray beside the body. A Prince of Asturi a soon after the Crown Prince had left the third son of form Money by the Pope to hear him speak on the anniversary of Hie j continued on Page 2 Sec. A

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