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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - February 15, 1940, High Point, North Carolina Eat Lier y,4 tonight Friday warmer d increased cloudiness. The High Point Enterprise digit pain i tile t enter i diversified manufacturing enterprises of. 56�?no. 46 member associated press Fugh Point. N. A. Thursday afternoon february 15, 1910 Complete service Price five cents inns Call up More Reserve classes Helios Way damaged Leigh feb. 15�?l la the Way and Public works Ion received reports dare county today that t 500 feet of the hard sur Highway along the Ocean been a half eaten away by s blown Over the Road in a Day a storm. Boulders were washed away ,000 feet or More but no be was done to Bridges in Rea. If Fie was being maintained he wafers were still Block repair work. J boost expenses Shin ton feb. 15.�?lf special committee set up by wage hour administration Termine a minimum wage he Railroad Industry was today that the establish of a to cents an hour base rate would add $14,255,000 in railroads annual wage match Leigh eeb. 15.�? ii a y Hawkins promoter of g and wrestling real eyes said today that Ken Over claimant to the Middle it boxing championship of South would fight Eno 7.1 of Italy in a to round Here february i. Steers Stream in noon i he. 15. A Ltd it a \ y Stream of in British and Canadian min called at t iting station in London leis a result of the governs Sanction of general in int for the finnish armed a. I is i on by in feb. Lye a marshal Hermann we luring tonight called on any s Farmer to prepare a the Battle of production 40.&Quot Winter of extraordinary it is not year an end. Celeb economic chieftain in a broadcast but the a is to isl prepare for a Effort to contribute to r in the War Leat achievements Are a i of you Quot he defiant. Winds sworn r entire state use Hoof ripped Tiff Greensboro Bridges imaged Irlotte. Feb. 15. Amp a e wrought by the years windstorm was counted throughout North Carolina. High wind swooped from mountains to the sea yester Bing Gale Force on the Snow sleet and rain fell in pm sections lightly around it h City and heavily ii Boone. Perty damage was extensive. Roanoke Island Highway. Ting the historical Island in Beach was washed out in by a tide four feet above ii. At Raleigh w Vance chief Highway Engineer exd fear that about 1,000 feet Highway Between nags and Roanoke Island might Laird out by water blown tie Roadway by the Gale Pat a were erected and workmen Here today. G Eena Horo House roofs ripped off in some areas and us shingled. Several persons Hurt by Glass flying from cd store fronts ool was dismissed Ludell at Elkin because the school no was a roofed. Children n their classes and none was Power and communication were affected spots on Mountain Road sanded and no highways dosed. Tee appointed a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a Winston Salem. Is swept by $100,000 Blaze flight tests prove Merit of huge new army bomber length 64 feet height 19 feet wingspan us feet a no Speed 300 . Radius. 3000 Miles i Rumm in in it m Crew 6 9hycrs performance and military record of u. S. Army a huge new super bomber xr-24, is charted on Phonogram above after initial flight tests at san Diego proved the ship would live up to advancements predicted for it by army officers. Party Leader germans claim opposes Carol 58 too tons of shipping sunk urges close rumanian cooperation w till Xiii rather than Middle ground by Daniel de Luce Bucharest feb. 15.�? a it a former Premier Puli Marti to. Leader of millions of rumanian peasants before King Carol abolished All political parties except his own party of National rebirth said today Rumania categorically must come out in favor of the British French allies if the nation i yesterday in is to find salvation. Fees soul Day flt in an interview he attacked authorized what he called the King s present i time sought policy of attempting to strike a precipitated i balance Between economic de j fences t mends of Germany and the allies. J mining Rumania s Only salvation he contended was for her to be openly in favor of great Britain and Fiance in the european convict and to return to democratic parliamentary life. Nails boast of particularly successful Day of sea warfare mania whose now dissolved Britain pea Ham party formerly Drew As much As it per cent of the votes in National elections declared i Here were Only two alternatives to a return to free institutions i. Bolshevism. 2 partition of Rumania by foreign Powers. The Bluff peasant Leader whose attacks on Magda Lupescu led to constant clashes with King Carol said Rumania could not agree to the slightest change in her l Ron by Alvin j. Steinkopf Berlin feb. 15.�? to a the go command today reported 5$, >0 tons of shipping were Sun particularly Suc Gernan sea a purees at the same dispel some fears yesterday s refer a Mer Iran shipping sub to British contraband control by saying no suggestion had been made that american ships under certain circumstances might be sunk without notice. A spirit of optimism Over the j German counter blockade against recapture three after jail break paring escape from Gottily Camp ends in few minutes tiers to meet hungarian bulgarian or russian claims. After tile world War Rumania gained Transylvania from the break up of the Austro hungarian Empire Bessarabia from Russia and Dobrija from Bulgaria. New England states face storm of great intensity Washington feb. 15.�? a the weather Bureau warned new England today that a storm a a of great intensity had been found to be entering at a Point about 150 Miles East of Nantucket mass. Tho Bureau said Quot Northeast storm warning continuing North of Boston to Eastport Maine and change to Small Craft warning South of Delaware breakwater to Hatteras 8 a. In. Storm of great intensity approaching Central at 4 30 a. In. About 150 Raleigh feb. 15.�? a3 a three prisoners made a daring escape from the Lee county Camp of the state penal division today but were caught quickly. Oscar Pitts penal division superintendent named the escapees a Robert Griffin. Willie Fred Fox and G. Traylor. The pervaded government i three left the prison Camp carry a matters Over the reports of sue lug two shotguns and a 30-30 ceases in the sea War particular j Rifle. By by submarines. I Pitts related what happened the press and sources authorize As follows de to comment joined in charging j Steward d b. Locke opened that Britain was striving to in the cell Block at about 9 30 this voice neutrals in the War by re morning to take Medicine to a Quiring Neutral ships to enter contraband control bases and other Means. But officials authorized to comment said that apprehension in Washington As indicated by press reports from the United states Over the possibility of ships being sunk wit ing was ill founded. Competent quarters said Ger sick prisoner. The three men who escaped jumped on Bim. And one had a knife. They forced Locke to take them to the quarters occupied by the guards secured the weapons and ammunition and made Locke give them his Auto a Merit an j Mobile keys. They took his tar it warn a and left going toward Jonesboro. A few minutes after the escape f the men was reported to the Many heartily approved a state Lee county sheriff the sheriff meat attributed to senator Pitt notified the prison Camp that the Man a Nev that danger to three had been caught near Cam Anie rican vessels would be mini-1 econ by his men. Mixed if the British ceased haul Pitts said he was informed lug vessels into British ports for that the Quot officer or officers Quot who search. 1 made the recapture fired at the but the fear attributed to automobile of the escapees and Pittman that american vessels that they stopped and surrender were in danger of Quot being sunk without notice is based on misapprehension they said. They described the German attitude As being that the German naval forces have the right to prevent the entry of Neutral ships into British ports and that this right exists even if the Neutral ships Are forced into such harbours by warships. Quot american be cd by american and Miles East of Nantucket mass., ing English ports moving East northeastward attended by gales Over a wide mule wind nor Folk va., feb. The greatest danger is obviated at Hie outset by wife american cd without further trouble Quot nobody was Griffin 17 years old entered prison from Vance county last March to serve three to five years for breaking and entering Fox. 23, had a five to seven year sentence imposed in november 1938 in Davidson county for breaking entering larceny and j receiving and Traylor about 30 is Are prevent j year of if had 2g to 38 years to w Nom touch j St rvs for robbery breaking entering and larceny in Pitt and Bertie counties in 1933, it not said up i fit claims 1,355 the Northwest storm left in its Wake a number of windows blown nut and damage to roofs As the wind reached a height of go Miles an hour at i a. In. Today but no serious damage was reported. London feb. of health Walter e. Elliot disclosed today that 1,355 persons had died of influenza in England and Wales during the six weeks ending feb. 3. Corps chieftain Roosevelt swings into annual seagoing Jaunt Litaris Zaniou if games Iii still be opposed Shing ton feb. lies j. Mcentee acting i was nominated by presi room event today to become or of the civilian con Aurva Lorum subject to confirm a the Senate. He will a us the Lute Robert acc Beer As thief. In teen a selection is expected tan continued resistance by Jug administration against Riza Tion of the corps which Ains 1,500 Camps and an be enrolment of 300,000 men to whom it gives sup my training for jobs in pro Industry. To european War began have been various moves to the acc a military twist. Or consistently fought this. A his executive assistant 1933 until his death in heir shared his opposition and a in tinted the fight. Santee is a native of Jersey n. J. By Douglas b. Cornell aboard Roosevelt train. In route to Pensacola fla., feb. up president Roosevelt swung into the deep South today heading for a seagoing vacation on a Navy Cruiser whose sailing orders were As secret As if she were on a War Mission. The presidents immediate destination was Pensacola fla., where the Cruiser Tuscaloosa stood by to pipe him on Board and nose out into the Gulf of Mexico. Reporters accompanying the president hoped to get at least a hint of the cruise plans at a press conference during the Day. Or. Roosevelt agreed to see them before leaving the special train on which he left Washington yesterday. The Only Well established fact about the voyage were that it students expelled for demonstration Young Harris College students demand More privileges Young Harris ga., feb. 15. A Pic suspension of student government and the ouster of five youths was announced today by president t. Jack Lance of Oung Harris College in the Wake of a student demonstration for Quot More Liberal Quot the faculty will not tolerate bolshevism a Lance said. About half of the student Hody of 500 was reported to have participated yesterday in Quot sit Down strike in the school auditorium. Quot we sent Home five of the boys we Learned were the leaders whether fishing was a primary in the movement but we do not objective of the trip particularly plan to curtail the privileges the since there have been some Navy j students had the training and Landing exercises in president said. Die Caribbean. Lance said the principal de one reason advanced for the i lands were for student body secrecy was that it was desired i dances which Are denied by the to mask presidential movements j methodist institution for Liberia Waters where or. Roosevelt Ali Zed dating privileges and for reported the sighting of foreign an additional Sandwich for each submarines last fall. While the cruise was intended to give the president a measure deny Massey s parole plea Mecklenburg big shot criminal serving year s term for i Legky \ violation Raleigh. Feb. 13�? up a paroles commissioner Edwin Gill announced today denial of the petition for a parole for Jim Massey 65-year-old Mecklenburg county negro serving a years sentence for violation of the prohibition Law. Massey is serving the term in the Mecklenburg jail. Gill said a petition for parole of the Man was made by the Mecklenburg sheriff and Jailer supported by Massey physician and the county health officer on the ground he should be hospitalized. A the criminal record of this Gill said Quot indicates he has become somewhat of a Symbol of lawlessness in Mecklenburg county. We feel therefore that the cause of Justice will be advanced by his further incarceration. Quot Massey s physician has stated to us that he has a chronic disorder common to old men and should have daily treatment by a specialist in this Field of work and that incarceration is injurious and that Hospital treatment is preferred. Quot common humanity dictates that even a Man of Massey a character be Given reasonable medical attention made necessary by his physical condition. Our investigation Dis loses that he is getting proper treatment while confined in jail by virtue of my order issued a judge Howard. It apr ars that Massey is receiving treatment from his own physician similar to that received by him heretofore Over a period of several years. Quot while our decision is in a sense final if it should appear subsequently that Massey has taken a decided turn for the worst we could make such order As his physical condition would require. In any event this would take the form of allowing his hospitalization and would not excuse him from later service of his Sharpe gets charter for Winston publishing firm Raleigh feb. 15.�? lip a press publishers inc., of Winston Salem to do a general publishing business got a charter today from Thad kure Secretary of state. W. P. Sharpe Sally herring i Sharpe and Frank Henry subscribed 52 shares of the i Guo shares of authorized capital. Sharpe is Quot Bill sharper who resigned As director of the state publicity program to get Back into newspaper Field. He will publish a tabloid size weekly. Entire City Roosevelt May Block cleaned Combine play out by Blaze with. Business fire chief Brown is injured when trapped by i ailing Brick Winston Salem feb. 15. Map a a $100,000 fire swept the entire second Street Block Between Liberty and main streets just before Day-1 deny in Rcd Kine to a question. Aboard u. N. S. Lang feb. 15.�? to a president Roosevelt remarked cryptically at a press conference today that la might be fair of assume ids pending sea trip would As so often happens Combine business with a vacation. The statement aroused ail sorts of speculation since or. Roosevelt did not choose to Light Here today. Another $100,000 was estimated in this Vicinity for the damage done by a howling Gale which was experienced Here for some 2 4 hours. The Clinard electric company and the Central hotel were virtually destroyed while lows paint shop h. And w. Barber shop and other smaller places were heavily damaged As the Haines roared through the Block four engine companies and one Aerial unit fought the tire from All sides and from the air and managed to confine into an area one Block Long and something like a third of a Block wide. Fire chief m. G. Brown trapped under falling Brick when he Liberty Street Wall of the hotel crumbed was injured and pushed to the Hospital at the height of the Blaze. May abolish labor Board a possibility Bat tie might Contact French British and italian authorities during tile course of a cruise on tin Cruiser Tuscaloosa. Although he was advised that reporters Quot thought that would get an awful Kirk Iii the punts the president asserted merely that in did not think lie could comment. Nor would lie amplify his declaration about combining business with a vacation or say whether the business would in More than routine consideration of mail. Four German subs Are sunk by British attention is turned toward speeding \ of i integers to Finland committee expected to recommend legislation for Wagner act London Fob. 15.�? apr welcoming Home victors in one great sea Battle Britain today counted four More Ger was Hing ton. Feb. I it put Man submarines As victims of the House committee invest Joe past sex fays of warfare Cating the labor relations Board i a a a was called into an executive aes turned attention Tow Al i Mon today presumably to decide speeding volunteers on their whether it should recommend Way to Finland some Wagner Art amendment at once before completing its inquiry. Even before the hour of the meeting 2 pm., of St. Some informed per on predicted the group would recommend within the next two weeks legislation abolishing the present labor Board and replacing it with a new organization Public hearings of the committee were recessed yesterday a first lord of the admiralty Winston Churchill voiced the nations Welcome to the Cruiser Exeter which steamed into Plymouth scarred by her victorious fight with the German battleship Admiral Graf Spee off Montevideo december 13. I la i de the Exeter s Crew was congratulated especially for fighting a Battle in Quot the old style instead of til tuesday after j. Warren he Long and intricate struggle Madden labor Board chairman with mines and had disclosed that his organization had an arrangement with the reconstruction finance corporation whereby the Board recommended that loan disbursements be withheld from Eom an admiralty statement said two More German submarines had been sunk making four in six Days and an unofficial total near go for the War. Authoritative sources reported i Antes against which w Agner British were prepared to offer Convoy Protection to All Neutral slipping whether parsing through contraband control Points or not.#. I because of German insistence yes .7.�?o? 1 Quot Day that it Murines had the Iglus to sink any ship bound for he control Points. Act complaints had been issued. Madden had been criticized previously by committee Meni it the Treasury to withhold government contracts from firms which the Hoard decided were aunty of unfair labor prattle. I a a 0�rman Apok amen Asa arled to. i . A. Day. However that american a 15-Day Battle rages without cessation at Summa front Mannerheim line withholds attack but several it posts i Aken by hods by Wade Werner Helsinki feb. 15.�? a Finland called another class of reserves to the colors the second in 24 hours today As furious fighting on the karelian isthmus was reported to have Cost the invading red Irmy 3,500 dead. The class of 1896�?men 4 3 and 44 was called up for service against the russians who sent a Squadron of 27 planes droning Over Helsinki today to cause the capitals first air raid alarm in weeks. No bombs were dropped however. Instead they were reported to Nave roared to the town of Riihimaki. About 20 Miles North of Helsinki and bombed it heavily. Starting numerous fires heavy fighting a finnish communique Deer bed heavy fighting on the isthmus front now in its 15th Day of Battle and declared russian attacks had been repel Sod on numerous sectors. The finns shot Down 16 soviet planes yesterday and russian fliers fighting among themselves downed one of their own aircraft the communique asserted without shedding any further Light on the front line troop reported they saw soviet planes suddenly turn against some of their own bombers. A few moments later a russian bomber crashed behind the finnish lines a thousand russian were killed while attacking Over the ice at Muolo Jarl and 2.500 in a series of blows near Taipale. At the Eastern end of the isthmus front where the two armies have been locked in Battle for 15 Days. In one of the attacks the finns said they captured two tank turned them around and put them into immediate service against the russians. Tanks wrecked thirteen russian tanks were said to have been wrecked in the attacks. On the Summa sector where the russians have concentrated some of their heaviest blows against the battered Mannerheim line continued enemy attack were repelled As were other assault Northeast of Lake Ladoga the communique said Finland avowedly with no Choice but to fight to the la it a Man against Odds of fifty to Oue hoped that successes in the North might Force sonic diversion of soviet russians trip Hammer blows on the forts of the karelian is thu. In the 10-mile strip of inferno at Summa the finns acknowledged that relentless russian assaults now in their fifteenth Day. Had caused abandonment of some of the Mannerheim lines Advance fortifications. A soviet army communique today reported capture of 16 More finnish positions bringing to too the number claimed with he told the committee that the arrangement with the Reg had worked out in a conference Between official of the two Quot any a peaking Only theoret i i jilt la in a prehension aroused by the statement was ill founded and that Ger agencies. The question had been broached originally by the Reg he said. The lending corporation had a similar arrangement with the wage hour administration. He added. Committee appointed a s Hing ton feb. 15.�? to a vice president Garner appointed senators Gillette a Lawai Miller dark Hill a Ala. Reed a Kant and Tobey a Nhi today As members of the senatorial Campaign investigating Eom invitee. Gillette was expected to be named chairman. Ally other authoritative quarters said the government was considering special machinery to expedite mass permits for British volunteers to Finland without putting any age limit on those who May Volunteer. A Speaks Oft Washington. Fob. In. Up a senator Glass d., a declared today that this country a neutrality Law Quot has encouraged Hitler to make the threat that american vessels passing through British continued on Page two would last about ten Days and that or. Rosevelt wanted to get in some fishing. As far As official unum a ments were concerned it was just another of the president s annual Southern fishing trips. But never before has such secrecy been thrown around one of or. Roosevelt a journeys. That fact gave Rise to conjectures Clark offers of searching Mea sure in protest of mails in Bermuda would outlaw Blunt stops at British territorial Island Washington feb. 15�?cp a senator Clark do urged Congress today to write into the neutrality act a provision outlawing any except forced landings of american airmail planes at Bermuda. Asserting that British action in Quot rifling american mails at Bermuda hat caused a great Deal of by the state department with a Menta to the Wagner labor Law. Patently Little result. J one proposal under careful con ins amendment was referred Side ration would eliminate the to the foreign relations com i present three Man Board and sub Mittee. On a related aspect of foreign affairs senators Glass a Asaid that the neutrality Law Quot has been encouraging Hitler to make the threat that German a has the right to attack american vessels which pass through British contraband control stations. Statute a new organization. Secretary Wallace told the House agriculture committee that his a income certificate system of processing taxes offered the Best method for aiding Farmers to Quot withstand the stresses of the present chairman Dies cd Tex of the committee investigating Nanier Conti Mikeil on Page two student on the sunday night menu. Young Harris is the Alma mater of governor e. D. Rivers of Georgia. Quot i think we ought to Ope rat International friction Clark of-1 under International Law instead of Ica ism returned to town after a lured a Bill in the Senate to a1 the neutrality act a Glass sail. Lengthy illness with the alter the Section which specifically other developments at the Cap nou Cement that he was looking into a report that Quot the Hollywood the House committee invest fam Industry had somehow got gating the labor Board wan sum j hold of a confidential committee moved for a closed session at rep0rt on Quot subversive activities which members were expected to in the movie Colony. He said he discuss the advisability of i in my excluded Bermuda mall planes from restrictions of the neutrality Law. He declared that the Quot insistence of the British government in rifling the United states malls at Bermuda had provoked protests lately recommending Amend ment in cd on Page two republicans study convention plans May decide site and Date of meeting behind closed doors by ill Arold Oliver Washington feb. 15.�? state gatherings for the Republican National committee meeting Hoard today that the convention Date might be decided behind closed doors although the site would be chosen at an open session. Officials at party headquarter said this system would give divergent factions a Fuller Opportunity to air their views on the question of holding an Early or late nominating convention. The democrats have picked Chi ago but have empowered National chairman Farley to set a Date after the republicans have acted. Republicans Annot debate this Power so they must do their Date fixing at tomorrow committee meeting. Many party leaders have proposed a Date somewhere Between june 18 and july 20. Philadelphia appeared to be leading tor the convention City although Chicago was reported in the running if it makes a Cash offer. Harrison e Spangler. Iowa committeeman said that he had an open mind on a Date and place but hoped that the convention would meet in the Middle West. Mrs. Grace b. Reynolds. Indiana co in in i t tee worn a a said sin be Lieveld that most committee members Quot Felt we should go ahead and fix a Day which would Best fit our picture without regard to what the democrats do

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