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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - February 13, 1939, High Point, North Carolina In Eathor a t rasing Cloit line and rising temperatures tiie Hijii Poi it Enterprise High Point Industry at High Point offers Rood Opportunity for year around work vol. .>3�?no. 1i member associated press High Point n. C., monday afternoon. February 13, 1939 Complete Nea service Price Fin e cent Chamberlain hints Franco recognition last a minute bulletins Avo die two Hirt k it rash Durham feb. La. A up a Lawrence Gossett grocery pm Doye died on the Way to a hos it ital Linwood s. O Neal died at in Early hour this afternoon Lulian Bolton grocery clerk la relieved near death and Archie Smith laundry employee is n serious condition As the remit of a crossing crash shortly before one of clock this morn no Here. A Are of Durham and Jim a a a unmarried. A a westbound Southern i i or train which left the Durham tation at 12 45 a. In., struck a mall Sedan driven by one of the Ming men at the Milton alone crossing. The car was draped some 2 h Yards. Short session in respect to Pope Pius i crash wrecks army s secret Quot fastest plane la disputes continue Over appointments Ami foreign policy in Congress Washington feb. 13.�? apr disputes Over presidential judgeship appointments Aud the administrations foreign policy continued today in a legislative session shortened adjournment in respect to he is murder charge London feb. in a owing Engineer with an Irish ame faced a murder charge Tony after police discovered the i Letton flashed body of a May air playgirl in her luxurious lat. Or their James Mahoney a la As ordered held Ltd a hearing on he. A ii on a a Barge of killing in girl. Georgina Hoffman 2<�, grimly known As a the Black Butterfly a Quot the girl in Rod a my Mary Iris Heath or Don a charges against Mahoney re re filed after Long police Mie stoning and discover of a Rood stained shirt and knife in is Home. Scotland Yard men had Ines gated the possibility sin had pen killed As a betrayer of sabotage sri rots of the Lush a Millican army. Actors of Spain Burgos Spain i he. Is Al v Blanket decree providing kilo or Ina of citizenship for a anal oils deemed a traitors in ire the civil War and anti Franco it Olit iral leaders after Jarl of the War was promo led today by the insurgent rime Al Unal Oto Eneix new \ul5k new \ Ork. I he Cardinal of Connell of Nofen senior Cardinal of the United states arrived today no Nassau. Bahamas aboard in Britannic in route to Rome attend the meeting of the allege of cardinals. Cardinal of Connell will sail or Rome wednesday on the later Nia Imes Hines Freedom new York feb. 15.�?<t _ Edge i Bai irs i Nett jr., do led a defense motion today for Missal of the Case against limes j Hines Poi anal Lead now being tried a second me on conspiracy charges that a used his influence to abet in 20.001he lottery Racket berated by the late Arthur dutch Schultz Liege n Bel Merkt in make pm i w a in. I on i cd. Is in the Senate military commit he Reje it Ted today an Effort to Lake Public testimony it had Ikon on the Sale of military a ors to i not r senator Lark la i had a ked that the testimony he Lade Public hut the vote against his motion was to to 6. Witnesses before the committee Tex lid Woodring and general lain Craig army chief of staff. Senator King a Utah blocked for the second time Senate confirmation of James a Allred to be a Federal District judge in Texas. Opposed to the nomination of the former Texas governor on the grounds he Ivas not a resident of the judicial District involved King Caid he would ask for a voice vote on confirmation later. It Evix Ted the Senate military committee rejected to to 6, a motion to make Public testimony it had taken on the Sale of american made warplanes to France. The House ways and Means j committee hearing substitute proposals for the social Security system was told by an advocate of the Townsend old age pen-1 Ion plan that ifs adoption would i increase a a the velocity of the civil liberties committee i of Tho Senate after summing up j results of its Long investigation j proposed new legislation to Stop labor spying and restrict the activities of company police. While republicans celebrated Lincoln Day with greater Jub Ilance than at any time in a de i. Ade democratic leaders in con a ares. Were looking today for j methods of uniting their forces. Tho sue Ess of the Republican i minority and dissident democrats in bucking administration proposals a produced evidences of concern among new Deal leu a tenants. J conference tomorrow House Democrat will discuss the problem at a conference tomorrow. This will be preceded tonight by a meeting of about j to House members called by continued on Page 2 for is getting Oyer the Grippe temperature Normal but Medico or tiers chief to Lake things easy Washington feb. 13.�? a president Roosevelt confined to his room for the last three Days with a slight attack of Grippe today was described As improving. Officials said Hie temperature was Normal but rear Admiral Row t. Mcintire White House physician advised that he stay in bed and continue to take things easy. This crumpled wreckage was what remained of the army a secret twin engined Pursuit plane said to be the world s fastest after a crash Landing at Mitchel Field n. Y. The plane capable of nearly 400 Miles per hour was ending a 7 hour. 45 minute two Stop transcontinental night from March Field. Cd three Are killed and five injured seriously in Quarry dynamite blast a a Tanker aground near Wilmington attempt to remove 3.936 ton freighter loaded i till Petroleum fail Wilmington. Feb. 13.�?lib a the 5,93 ton Tanker virginian remained aground in the Cape fear River this morning after two attempts by tugs yesterday and Early this morning to remove her from a mud Bank West of the Cape fear River Channel off Reaves Point five Miles above Southport where she grounded yesterday morning at 5 of clock the u. S. G. Cutter Modoc left this morning to go to the Aid of the stricken vessel and will attempt. With the ski of tug to remove the ship from the mud Bank at High water this afternoon. At the time the ship injured \ victim tells sheriff someone threw something into bucket of Oil Mars Hill feb. 13�? 4 a three workmen were killed instantly and five others injured seriously Early today in dynamite blast at a Roik Quarry six Miles from the workers were warming themselves at an open fire Slit n he explosion occurred at 6 45 a. In. Official of the Nello Teer construction company of Durham operators of the Quarry said they were unable to ascertain immediately the cause of the explosion. The dead Fred Thomas 45, of Mars Hill. Cling Shelton. 18. Of Laurel. Roscoe Metcalf. 43, of Laurel. The injured who were taken to a Hospital in Asheville follow Lincoln s birth observed by gop have eyes turned to duo Campaign As Soric of dinners Are held by the associated pres i Deans in Many cities will have an Eye on the 19 40 presidential campaigns tonight at dinners concluding a week end Observance of the 130th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln s birth. The largest gathering will be in new York where 1,800 persons made reservations to hear speeches by former president Herbert Hoover five Republican governors and other party leaders. National chairman John Hamilton keynote of the dinners tory through Unity in Francis Edwards. 20, of mar went Hill suffering from lot of High aground she had 4 4.000 barrels of be my or Frnk a injures Petroleum products aboard hav a Charles Franks 28, of Swain a said the was Quot 1040 a not j War i new formula to administer Relief sought flan submitted by senator Byrnes and representative Wood rum by w b. Ragsdale Washington feb. 13.�? apr a Hig Lity influential group in Congress is Hunting for a new formula to apply to tile Relief problem. Both democrats Aud republicans Are participating and they have several different ideas for changing the present form of the works Progress administration. Discussion started before the recent Row Over How much Money should be Given spa. That dispute and president Roosevelt s new demand for the $150,000,000 deleted by Congress gave fresh impetus to the search. Two plans thus far two definite plans have been brought out. One was produced by senator Byrnes Idso and his special committee after their investigation of unemployment and Relief. The other a ame from representative Wood rum i chairman of a House subcommittee which handles Relief appropriations. The two ideas Are pretty far apart hut they Are being used As a basis for Compromise. The Byrnes plan would increase unemployment compensation payments under the social Security act and also set up a new department of Public works to take Over activities of spa pea the Bureau of Public roads and the construction division of the Treasury. The Woodrum measure would trim the Relief appropriation for the next year and bring the states Hack into the administrative picture. Members engaged in the search voiced deep concern Over the extent of a politics in Relief in the last Campaign As depicted by the recent report of the Senate Campaign investigating comr the Winnah middleweight Billy Conn above temporarily became fist anal a masked Marvel after beating Fred Apostoli in new York. Conn entered a Hospital in Pitts Burgh for i nos i Facia repairs Hee. A i Vii no discharged part of her cargo at Norfolk before coming Here her How being Light at the time she went aground allowed the vessel to get into very shallow water before she stuck and stopped. The ship apparently suffered no damaging in grounding it was reported Here. The vessel was piloted by its own Pilot when she went aground. The reason for her leaving the Channel and going aground could not he Learned Here. Eastern Rivers push toward sea continued on Page 2 a double shooting in Winston Sale Lincoln i National i Chadwick said yester a the or preserved of statesmanship some Day con Las is the life a from resp there May yet the tributes to the Dent however were of a1 nature standing at Tomb at Springfield ii commander Stephen f of the american legion Isles of americanism it a us by Lincoln s and Success May e to be appreciated of Lincoln himself. Act of our exp come the Day Nolc Raleigh. Feb. 1 i a Secretary Marvin Mcintyre said swollen Rivers of Eastern North pushed slowly toward Ivy aboard i one listing in Alaska ii aka i of. A a k. I a Marine airways plane the five persons aboard which appeared while fighting a i to Juneau was sought Toby land and air. Ast word from the plane a Hild Pontoon ship was re a Dat 1 15 p in. Post yes Lav when Pilot Lon copy blood he had pm ii in off grand Island in Taku it Only a few Miles from his Lunation. The plane left at 1 i a in. Vith Cope were John Chap ii insurance agent e e the doctor saw no reason Why the president should not carry out i plans to leave thursday j night for Southern cruise. Or. Roosevelt was Able today to work on his mail and to receive several offic 1ai callers. Although his regular monday morning conference with Senate and House democratic leaders uvas cancelled the president received in his bedroom Secretary i Hull and undersecretary Welles j of the state department and Are ranged to lunch with rep Rutsen i native Rayburn of Texas the democratic Leader. Officials said that before leaving for the South the president i would receive or. Oswald Aranha. Brazilian foreign minister. A White House luncheon today in the visitors Honor was cancelled however. Carolina the sea today leaving thousands of acres of Lowland inundated but causing Only minor damage the streams the weather Bureau Here reported reached a Crest along their upper Reacher. The Cape fear crested at 40 feet a five feet above flood stage at Fayetteville yesterday. The Neuse River was rising slowly at Goldsboro and the weather Bureau predicted it would push four feet out of its Hanks there by wednesday. The Neuse is expected to overflow at Kinston tonight and Crest late in the week. The tar was in flood stage at Tarboro and Greenville and the Weatherman predicted it would continue to Rise until wednesday or thursday. The lower Roanoke was rising steadily at Weldon. Thousands file past Bier for last View of Pius i Vatican City Fob. up thousands More passed the lifer at St. Peters Cathedral for a last View of Pius i today As the congregation of cardinals began Elk i formal Persapa rations for the con i Clifford and George Chain lain All travelling salesmen. When the plane failed to Arbery the count guard Cutter Ida sped to Stephens passage. Miles South of Here where it is in forced Down. The Cutter reported after her real she could find no Trace the Craft. Guardsmen main bed a watch throughout the the for flares it Gas used Rangoon Burma feb. 13 ply police used tear Gas Toto disperse unruly crowds South b ast signalled the spread Mandalay disturbances to the nose capital. Two were under by the bomb which exclave which will choose a new Pope. Foreign cardinals who will participate in the election continued to arrive and today the congregation received the Man Char de with enforcing the secrecy of their gathering Prince Don Ludovico Chigi Albany. Prince Chigi acted at the elec Tiou of Pius. Members of his family As marshals of the papal conclave have had the responsibility coh tenuously since 1712. Those who went to St. Peters today gathered under a heavy Gray sky which drizzled rain Ane darkened the Square. Only a few Hundred a get it wait no Ai the Cathedral Gates when they were unlocked at b rn., hut Many troops were in for the funeral mass the second of nine successive Dally services which was again Sung before the giant cat Falque twice the height of a Man. At the far end of the Nave from the great Bronze doors. Archbishop Pietro of the Basilica celebrate the mass today. The solemn chanting echoed faintly through the vast Cathedral its gloom relieved but slightly by a few clusters of feeble electric bulbs High in the Selling and the flickering glow of candles from the sides of the altars. The Only other sounds were the steady shuffling of feet past the pontiffs Bier an occasional cry of an infant carried in a cuts Ains. And the constant my lugs of the to the crowd o move Forward. An estimated 200,000 to i to punt the body of the pontiff in the Hapel of the sacrament sunday Winston Salem. Feb. 13.�? <4 a enraged in a family quarrel l. Cd Dula 55, today killed his Ign nations will accept our was of wife seriously injured his son he Whon our a als will Jose and attempted to Cut his own Throat a former prominent piano dealer of this City Dula was charged with murder by police when his 4 5-year-old wife died in a local Hospital a few hours after he shot her through the breast and stomach. Richard s 2 2-year-old son was shot twice in the Arm and in the stomach. Hospital attaches described his condition As serious. Dula a not seriously injured in the suicide attempt police said officers said the son told them the double shooting followed a family quarrel. A father got a pistol and went haywire Quot the officer quoted Richard As saying. The son staggered to a neighbors House just after the shooting and summoned an ambulance. Recently employed by the works Progress administration Dula several years ago served a term in state prison for embezzlement of a piano manufacturer s funds oui their nationality and be accepted for what a it truly and reverently believe them to be the divine idea for Man s government and conduct toward his fellow Secretary Wallace in a Lincoln Day speech in new York criticized the nazi regime in Germany for teaching its youth to believe their race and nation Superior. That is a pure scientific faking a a Wallace said. Among the Many memorial semes yesterday was one Ai the Lin Oln shrine in Washington president Roosevelt unable to attend because of illness Cut a Wreath by his naval aide. Hied while the House of repro _. _. A m natives discussed Mandalay j the Square in expectation of an they were permitted to enter the killed j other crowd. Great Brome door to St. Peters gets to we Foteh 84 were those who same �?��?�>4 12 egress political posts out for spa jobs Washington. Feb. 13.�? up a spa officials said today some Tate administrators have ordered ides who filled political posts As county committeemen to resign from these committees or give up their we it positions. These orders they said were in line with instructions from Washington for complying with the a no politics in reef a provisions of the hot Congress passed in appropriating an additional $725,000,000 for Relief this year. The instructions from Washington Laid particular stress officials said on sections prohibiting spa administrative workers from participating or in directing any political activity. Trading markets closed for Lincoln Observance new York. Eeb. 13.�? a the new York Stock Exchange curb Exchange Cotton Exchange Chicago Board of Trade and most principal Security and commodity markets throughout the country were closed today in Oose Vanc f the Lincoln a birthday Holiday he u. Air lit of ii How Eves welts the new Orleans Cotton Exchange the Chicago and new York livestock markets and Savannah naval stores. All european and Canadian markets were groups Deal with nazis Merman sources say negotiation i under a Between Farmers anti Packer Washington feb. 13.-- up a German sour is said today negotiations were under Way for extensive barter tie ale Between Germany and Midwest organizations of Farmers and packers. Under such deals which official american sources said could he handled by non governmental agencies without any special permit the Farmers and packers might Exchange their agricultural goods for German manufactured articles. The negotiation began German sources said when representatives of cooperative farm organizations asked the German commercial attache in Chicago a or. Fluke whether a pure barter arrangement could by effected. Shortly thereafter the cooperatives representatives were said to have come to Washington to see or. Wilhelm Tannenberg first Secretary of the German embassy. Tannenberg and Fricky told them it a said Germany would be glad to enter into barter arrangements for lard and wheat taking several Hundred tons of lard and 150,000 tons of wheat. Pure barter is permitted by a regulation of the United slates Treasury of december 1936. Secretary Hull said last week ii did not object to Pun barter so Iona As it to id not interfere with his Trade agreement program he said he did object to barter accompanied by artificial currency device. It Eti la Ned to is mks Republican for their part began the session in the House with a demand for a Small appropriation to carry on spa work until a thorough revision of the Agency a set up could he worked out. The proposed that administration be returned to the states. The president study does not involve a coalition movement Between democratic rebels and republicans. Instead each group la moving along its own lines. Yet i j f it a f v lines Are not very far apart. As was evidenced by the extent to which republicans joined democrats in subscribing to the general i views of the Byrnes committee j report. I the administration has not disclosed it attitude toward the pro posed changes. Action on any j measure that is evolved not be hurried. It is Apt to be bound up a with the Bill which provides s i spa appropriation for the next j fiscal year. Nine Hundred students flee fire at school Bellefonte pa., feb. 13.�? i t4 nine Hundred students fled costless today As Are destroyed the four Story Brick High school j building Here. The Blaze started in the boiler loom and spread to the ventilate j ing system quickly filling classrooms with smoke. No one was injured. George in Hazel president of the school Board estimated the loss at $150,000. Rublee quits refugee Job conditional truce promised by Hitler to refugee Committer London feb. 13�? up a George Rublee american director of the intergovernmental refugee committee placed his resignation from that position and Chancellor Hitler s Promise of a conditional truce with jews before the committee today. The resignation a accepted if was understood and a new director not in american appointed. Ruble informed the committee that he had told president Roosevelt originally he could work Only temporarily at the refugee office. His stay in London was extended because German government officials had delayed receiving him about proposals for the emigration of German jews. Rublee expected to sail for the United states at the end of the week. He is 70, a native of Madison Wisconsin a pne time member of the inter Allied maritime commission and International lawyer. He was elected permanent executive director of the intergovernmental refugee body in London August 3, following a meeting a railed upon the initiative of or. Roosevelt of representative of 32 nations in evians Les Bains. The committee met this morning in the London museum and studied the Hitler refugee plan which was understood to stipulate 1. Jews would be permitted to return to their Trade ant Industrial jobs from which they were ousted until an emigration scheme is accepted or rejected by the committee. 2. Young Active jews estimated to number of the nearly 700,000 jews in Germany would be Given permission to emigrate provided they would arrange to finance the emigration of parents and other relatives. 3. Older jews would be guaranteed against further nazi anti jewish legislation while the emigration scheme is in operation. 4. A Trust fund would be created out of jewish property in Germany on which emigrating jews would be Ahir to draw for of ims age and equipment and machinery needed in countries to which they were Goin. Sec. Hull asserts . Will meet any Challenge Washington feb. 13 i is an assertion by Secretary Hull that America would meet any foreign Challenge with a determined defence and resistance served today As a prelude to the first congressional debate Over the $552,000,000 armament program. Hull told a radio audience last night that As Long As there was any possibility of attack it was a the sacred duty of any government worthy of the name to maintain adequate defensive the definition of Quot adequate forces will become an Issue when the House takes up tomorrow a Bill to authorize $300,-000,000 for new army planes. $23,000,000 for Parama canal defense and $32,500,000 for civilian Pilot training. Although opponents admittedly held Little Hope of making important changes in the measure rep. Martin of Massachusetts the Republican floor Lead of advocated spreading the i army a Purchase of 3,000 new planes Over three years instead i of two. Lengthening the program he i said would prevent possible i Over stimulation of aircraft production furthermore he declared. There la no immediate threat is to of War in which the United states might become involved. Another phase of the controversy Over National defense and foreign policies came before the Senate military committee t Hie morning. It faced the problem of deciding whether to make Public an official but edited record of its inquiry into the proposed Sale of american made warplanes to France. Foreign plane transactions brought from senator Nye Ltd and a charge last night that j president Roosevelt a foreign policy was a so dangerous As to convince Many that a War now in Europe would guarantee our participate of in in a radio debate with senator ii cd okla Nye pleaded for a Quot mind our own business Quot foreign policy. He advocated imposition of a strict embargoes against a Trade Boom based on outlawing of War profits for individuals. And a constitutional provision for a popular referendum before declaration of War. La a who i Ike Nve is a member of the Senate military com Mitten supported or. Roosevelt a foreign policies asserting that the president had steered a a straight course toward Pearl a a through on or Isis after another. France ready but decision is not final bombing of Minorca declared to have been made in disobedience of orders London feb. 13.�? apr prime minister Chamberlain hinted today before the House of commons at Early British j and French recognition of Tho insurgent regime in Spain but said no decision had been made yet. Chambr Euin also disclosed an insurgent explanation that airmen had disobeyed orders last week when they attacked Minorca i during surrender negotiations there aboard the British Cruiser Devonshire. The attacking planes according to diplomatic circles in London were identified As italian machines in the a a vice of insurgent Generalissimo Franco j Chamberlain read a Telegram fro the British Consul at Palma. Mallorca Francois Balearic Island air and naval base from which Minorca another Balearic j Island then in government hands was attacked. Minorca was sur a rendered on thursday. Orders disobeyed the Consul messaged that a i had been authorized to quote the insurgent commander a was saying i this attack was carried out in disobedience of orders and is very much Chamberlain responding to a question put by Laberite Arthur Henderson said his government a not the House of commons a would assume the responsibility in according any recognition to the Spanish insurgent regime. The speaker of the House refused to accept Henderson to j lion for adjournment to Pertl immediate debate on the recon a nit Ion Issue. The prime minister said that with the situation changing rapidly it a impossible for him to give Assurance the British government did not contemplate recognizing insurgent authorities As the de Facto or de Jure government of Spain. A de farm government is on actually function tag although not continued on Page 2�? mail order booze proposed in Bill Raleigh feb. 13�? a up a a Bill to provide for mail order shipments of liquor into dry i counties by the state Board of j alcoholic control will be introduced in the Senate tonight. Senator Umstead of Orange said today. Senator Umstead had the measure. Preparing a few changes and said he expected several other j members of the upper division to join him in sponsoring it. A this is a control Bill Quot said senator Umstead. A and i mean that. We have statistics based on Federal records which show that hundreds of thousands of dollars Worth of Legal liquor is being shipped to bootleggers in dry counties. This Hill provides up to to per cent of the states profits for use in state wide enforcement of dry Laws. We plan real enforcement in counties that vote dry but have big Bootleg sales. We also want enforcement in the counties that wont vote on it. The present Abc Law provides Only for enforcement in the counties with liquor Umstead had figures from Quot one Small and insignificant Quot distillery he said which showed it shipped $183,789.15 Worth of liquor into dry North Carolina counties in january 1938. The shipments included $32,000 Worth into Guilford county and $22,000 Worth to Granite Falls he said. U. S. Patrol moves to Hainan Island Hon Kong feb. 13.�? up a Cape John t g. Stapler commander of the United states Navy Schina patrols made arrangements today to go to Hainan Island occupied Friday by i japanese to investigate and. If j necessary to protect american i lives and interests there. Capt. Stapler transferred the Flag from the patrol flagship i Mindanao to the destroyer John i d. Edward in preparation for the trip. The Mindanao returned to Canton. United states Consul general Addison e. Southard informed the japanese consulate Here of the plans to visit Hainan with the request that japanese army and Navy authorities be advised also. The japanese occupation of the chinese Island of Hainan off the South China coast about 200 Miles from the undo China roast and 300 Miles from the British Crown Colony of Hon Kong was started Friday. French sources in Paris de. Dared the action violated repeat cd promises made by Japan to France and great. Britain. The Island is near British and French Empire lifeline. $

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