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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - February 24, 1940, High Point, North Carolina Eat lie a Cloudy with occasional rain tonight possible sunday the High Point Enterprise High Point Tho enter of diversified manufacturing enterprises of. 56 no. 55 member associated pre8j High Point n. A. Saturday afternoon february 24, 1940 Complete Nea service Price five cents eds smash finn defense seven Miles rom Vii Puri after Koivisto Conquest i islands were formation. If True German submarine losses reported by the British now total 50. Two submarines said in i French advices to have been de amp Dahl reads Good news surrounded by chorus Jutro Jred yesterday in the North in a Philadelphia theatre where she recently appeared o Hwo Otth tour a the i lilith Rogers Dahl Center reads the news of release j British Aid had been sunk. Ler husband Harold e. Dahl of Champaign 111., from w ipe a a nue scouting so prison. Dahl an american Volunteer in Spanish War it the Roll a Aerial scouting Over British boat sunk to lost 4 subs downed Allied scouting plane penetrate Czechoslovakia London feb. 24.�? apr in the grim give and take War on the seas Britain today announced the sinking of the naval trawler Ben Volio by a mine with loss of to men while press reports said four German submarines had been sunk by British fliers and a merchantman. In the air there a give and take also with the air ministry announcing a night penetration of greater Germany As far As Prague while German planes scouted France even to the outskirts of Paris. The 35 2-ton Ben Volio was the British Navy a 30th loss of the War. Poch or is St or Hubby must work a a 26-year-old wife does no to have to support her 84 year old husband according to the ruling of a Pittsburgh court. Judge tossed out a support the reports that four German suit brought against mrs. So submarines had been sunk. Three a be a Gan above by her aged husband. Married six years Steamer Astatic off the Shetland j ago couple has t lived to by Royal air Force bombs and through ramming by the British to thou official con get her in six months. Sentenced to death after his plane was shot Down by a on lists in 1937. He was spared when mrs. Dahl sent Tai Franco a plea and enclosed her picture. Secrecy cloaks visit f Welles to Germany Eich indicate All publicity concerning Parley unde arable i i the a the need a the far Royal air Force one plan Pilot lost his bearings and in a belgian beet Field who Crew of six was arrested. The reconnaissance was the second in As Many nights and the third of the year to carry deep into Germany. Run Offu on listed hot feb. 2 4. It a a ,1 Clamp was placed la news of the visit states undersecretary Miler Welles to gee bulletin Ltd Man will i of ails Arval so the of a they ased. Take the a Gram said Germany takes serious View u i s 0\ i it la not Able Elles Comini Luie of inters by Naples ital Day it Wai id read tiber Tea Day and a r soon after Knelt whether regarding til to the Gen oried source and de Divot to time lire of Lew. He is to a sunday and t indicated he in tuesday or a reach fuehrer hts arrival. The ban on in visit referred Nan press the in said it also led As Nan a Day to the Forel any idiom it Elt an Apt ill info Lait. La i i v spokes a emits the hint on he b Leith com attitude \ to that seemed c it nok Cornell on from s concerned. As in marked of yesterday it it Ain of tip la i would give Ilion available in i Nuesi Hable Nan of the United Isy expressed belief ,., y in a a a a May have indicated tin government that Ming the visit he undesirable spokesman said Hie pm Bari had nothing to do the shutdown on news but Ted out that Welles before arture said he would a e in to say until he had red to president Roosevelt. Hooke a a Niu Date a Desboro feb. 24 up a jul Gaskill. Goldsboro lawyer today the Republican District nit tee would meet Here before h 15 to name a candidate for yeas from the third District represented by Graham a. In. New Bern Democrat. Sale of i. S. \ fuels to Belgium regarded is neutrality Compromise Berlin. Feb 24. Map sources close to the government indicated today that Germany takes a serious View of the Sale of eight United states lines vessels to a belgian firm. The general attitude Here most forcibly expressed by Adolf hitlers newspaper vol Kischer Boe Zachter. Is that the Sale a seriously compromised the neutrality of Belgium. Quot is this neutrality a was Boob Achtert a headline Over critical comment a which authorized sourced indicated was inspired a on the transaction Transfer Ulch ked the newspaper asserted that the norwegian government recently blocked a plan to Transfer United states lines ships to norwegian registry but that now a a Sham a Neuvert hoisted belgian Flag Over ships la said presumably would begin plying Between the United states and English and French ports. A while the belgian government meanwhile explained it had nothing t Odo xviii the transaction a j be Bichter said. A it nevertheless gave the necessary approval to change flags. A the belgian government by tolerating the Deal made itself guilty of a serious breach of its obligation As a the Deal was announced in new York last saturday. They shall have Force a Hitler say Munich feb. 24.�? Ai via radio a Adolf Hiller declared Imlay that he preferred to Kettle problems by Way of peaceful understanding a but if they want Force they shall have Force. The fuehrer spoke at lie historic Moth rain Man in Observance of the 20th anniversary of Iii in palliation of the nazi Wirtjis Psi Point program. After a seven minute introduction by Adolf Wagner a nazi District Leader. Hitler opened his speech by describing chaotic conditions Iii tier Many after the world War and before lie came into Power. Dies proposes in american hearings be held privately Trade plan s Success seen ravage of Bill in Hoiet foreshadows Victory for Hull s program Washington feb. 24.�? up i Senate opponents conceded today that the Triumph of Secre i tary hulls Trade agreements pro i Gram in the House last night i foreshadowed continuation of the policy in some form they served notice however i that they would make a vigorous Effort to attach restrictive amendments to the Extension Bill which the House approved 216 to 168. Goes to Nen at j the House vote which gave the administration a Victory in the first big legislative test of the session and strengthened British prime minister lauds Little Finland Chamberlain make bristling attack on soviet Germany Birmingham eng., feb. 24.�? apr prime minister i Chamberlain today lauded 1 Finland so heroic struggle against what he called a a Gigantic and unyielding adversary the russian apprentice who has nothing to learn from the master in speaking in his Home City in the last of a series of Quot Pep talks by British Cabinet members Chamberlain declared of Germany a the German tyrants not Content with Conquest seek the extermination of people who resist their aggression. Neutrals he said Are fearful to maintain their neutrality before the a Germany bristling referent it he made a bristling reference to the a Mark Case in which a British warship on feb. 16 freed captive merchant seamen from a German ship in norwegian Waters. Germany said the prime minister has sunk Neutral ships without warning and helpless Crews have drowned. However he said Quot a Neutral must not complaint of Britain a co Malta a Mere technical breach of neutrality taking no Neutral life and touching no Neutral prop arty in rescuing �?�300 men Mega by made the nazis he commented a a exhaust themselves in hysterical exclamations of Independence of the poles and czechs and proof that Germany a has once and for All abandoned the thesis that might la rights were summed up As Basic War alms of the British French Al Louisiana a next governor victorious Sam Jones a kisses the future first lady and is off to work on mapping plans for the Elean up of his states government. Jones de scribes his Job As a the greatest any official has faced since reconstruction he takes office May 14. Scandinavian ministers joined in War Parley three Neutral seek mean of halting Loe Cau de by bombing Torp doing by Max Harrelson Copenhagen feb. 24.�? apr with the flames of two wars threatening to engulf their countries the foreign ministers of Denmark Sweden and Norway jointly sought today Means of halting the sinking of their ships bombing of their towns and violation of their territorial Waters while still maintaining their neutrality. Position is being dem Secretary Hull s time when he was dolled As a Possich presidential nominee j Battle Over the Trad i to the Senate Side o up to the sent the question sits jul ant the executive j the government for t years Power to enter j pro Cal agreements w countries concerning to Lions and other Aion the pit at a Mono crat in cd t he Amenia annul. I c repeats War Aims Chamberlain said the allies were fighting a to free ourselves from the barbarities of the Middle Ages and establish an order More in keeping with the fundamental principles of he gave Germany s War Aims phrase which he attributed to German propaganda. Minister or. Paul Joseph Goebbels and foreign minister Joachim von Rob Bentrop a a destruction of this nation and domination of the world a the next move he said is up to Germany. A we have no reason to fear a out inned on Page seven ufos real a other z Tariff red a Trade conceals Grant of Washington. Feb. 24. Fth a chairman Dies a Texas pro i posed today that the House committee on in american activities conduct it hearings behind closed i doors until after the november election. A i want to try my Hest to keep the committee work out of politics and want to avoid a charge 11irat some one might make that we were trying to influence a presidential election a he told newsmen. Authority along these lines expires june 12. Bac King these proposals the Senate opponents said they would line up behind these proposals 1. An amendment requiring that the agreements be ratified by a two thirds majority of the Senate before they could become effective. 2. A proposal to set up a congressional a a yardstick providing limits on Tariff reductions 3. An amendment to eliminate the Quot most favored Nat Long theory of the existing reciprocal Trade program by which concessions i granted one country arc extended j to All others which the government decide Are not discriminating against United states goods. Eek s weather oui i ooh South Atlantic state some rain about Middle and again toil and close of week cold at beginning warmer tuesday and wednesday colder latter part of week. A scribers Are asked i Telephone Early if Iper is not delivered tilt tiber to i lie i fail to get their papers at time Are asked to Telephone Enterprise office or to. Before 7 80 p. In. Those who Filiti to get their daughter born to Crown Prince Umberto s wife Naples feb. 24.�? up a a daughter wag born today to Tho Princess of Piedmont belgian wife of Crown Prince Umberto. The eight Pound 10-ounce baby third child of the Crown Prince and Princess and her Mother were reported doing Well. Younger sister of three year old Prince Vittorio Emanuele. Who May be Italy s King some Day Aud five year old Prince Maria Pia she will be named Maria Gabriela. Advance clocks i Condon. Feb. 24. Pm As s i wartime Economy measure great r will Telephone either of j Britain and France will return to e numbers before 7 3t� a a Summa time Daylight saving. Time at 2 a. In. Tomorrow two a i month than usual hoi i promptly Ami without glum and Portugal also will arg a. Nance their clocks one hour. Communications Cut turks deny mobilizing Budapest feb. 24.�? in a the official turkish a a i Olla news Agency today said the turkish government categorically denied a Moscow report a a that Turkey had mobilised. Tile Agency dispatch containing Hie denial was received Here As nor Natl communication throughout the Balkans were disrupted by heavy Snow Hail and windstorms sweeping across Southeastern Europe. Breakdown in communications with Turkey had caused report in the Balkan that the turkish government had shut Down the lines for strategic reasons wild then were wild rumours that a state of emergency had i men declared. All diplomatic Quarter were unanimous however in ascribing the breakdown to abnormal weather condition. The Peak of excitement was reached in Athens and Bel Grade where citizens gathered on Street Corner discussed rumours of a Turke it is general mobilization a Only one of the Ninny Rumor sweeping Southeastern Europe. There was however no confirmation of such reports Iii official quarters. Advices from Turkey meanwhile told of even More trouble on top of recurring earthquake and told. Hollowing torrential Rains in Southern Anatolia the River be san overflowed it Hanks inundating Large Cotton area and threatening to engulf a Tow it. Taft outlines farm program stresses gradual abandonment of a suicide theory of Cut production Springfield. Ii feb. 24.�?j amp a a senator Taft a. Ohio pro posed today a Federal farm program incorporating some major features of the present system hut stressing gradual abandonment of the Quot suicide theory of curtailed production. He urged Effort toward a condition in which a Price fixing production control and High government Loans amounting to Price guarantees can he sibs by justified Taft a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination said in an address prepared for the mid Day luncheon club that As Long a the income of tile Farmer was relatively lower than that of other groups he believed Quot subsidy to the Farmer is particularly he added a when we consider the Large payments that Are being made to the cities tor he endorsed a continuance and Extension to other crops of soil conservation payments costing at the present time about $500,000.-000 a year. A the Hest form of subsidy a Taft declared a is the soil conservation payment combined with incentive payments for Hie raising of crops not produced in sufficient Quantity in the United states. If there is to be a subsidy it should he spread Over All phases of agriculture including the Berry Farmer the poultry Farmer and the livestock based on inc Rease Taft said his program was based primarily on an increase of agricultural markets rather than a fancy Patent Medicine schemes to avoid the inevitable Law of Supply and demand a the program of the present administration cannot he abandoned overnight a he added Quot hut we should work As rapidly As possible to a sound basis for government Sweden ired by red denial Riksdag galled into special session for discussion of bombing Stockholm. Feb. 24 to a Sweden parliament the Riksdag today a summoned to meet in two extraordinary sessions tomorrow presumably to discuss wednesday bombing of the swedish Border Village of a Jai which the government says was done by soviet russian planes. It was announced the government would Issue a communique later today die losing Sweden a attitude on the official denial by Moscow that red army planes made the raid. Denial serious political circles said that of the russian denial issued last night by Tass the official soviet news Agency As a matter of the utmost seriousness holding that Sweden a National prestige is directly involved. Sweden has protested formally and vigorously to the Kremlin against the raid and the russian denial is considered tantamount to ignoring the protest. Polo tidal circles said that if Russia failed to give Sweden satisfaction diplomatic relations Vint in tied on Page seven i it Aoi. The Enterprise bring it ii tin late amazing development in tile attempt of modern newspapers to he of sen ice to their readers. Tel Mats a daily service of picture gathered from All part. Of the world and Tran Mit de to newspaper by win1�?just As you make a Telephone Call. The pictures Are transmitted from coast to roast in Only right minute each matted at a Central Hgt int and rushed to this newspaper. Fallon the news in the Enterprise through associated press photos begins tomorrow foreign ministers or. Munch. Denmark halvdan i Norway and Christian gut Sweden scheduled meeting afternoon and sunday. Anxiety mounts anxiety mounted in the Dana plan countries As these blare faced their statesmen to repeated sinking of Weglian swedish and i ships by submarines and n the three countries already lost More than 50 ships tot about 160.000 tons with a of Hoo live. It settlement of Hie Alt incident in which British ships invaded norwegian tonal Waters to seize 209 b seamen imprisoned on a ship. <3> the bombing of the or ish town of Talala near Peter Koht Ither i this nor i to i s ii i no have finnish Border. Russian planes did Russia has denied the conference ministers is their last dec. 7 when Oslo to consider m nazi a i he of i but Sweden the Bot it. Of the three second since they met at eau of negotiating peace in the finnish rus Sian War. Two More sinking even As Koht left Oslo last night for the conference the sinking of two More norwegian ships and the setting tire to a third in the North sea were reported. Norwegian newspapers attacked unrestricted submarine warfare As the a purest piracy and the shipping times asked whether it a would not be a fair situation if deliveries to Germany from Norway were reduced by one loading each time the germans sink a norwegian the ministers were expected to seek some Means of baiting Hie sinking and also to get Britain to modify her blockade measures so Neutral ships would not lie forced through danger zones to control stations. Norway was concerned particularly with the ramification of the Ait Mark Case. Among these were reports indicating that Allied warships were patrolling the Arctic Toast Oft Northern Norway apparently with the intention of halting German shipments of High Grade Iron Ore from Kir kones. Northern norwegian port. Russians lose heavily during slow Advance thousands die marshal Mannerheim invokes Hope with message of help by Paul Sjoblom Helsinki feb. 24.�? a i the red army has driven to i within about seven and one half Miles of strategic Vii Puri. Finnish reports indicated for the first time today and without a pause is pressing to Widen the wedge despite heavy losses. The finnish High command admitted russian Conquest of the coastal regions of Kail Slahtic which is 7 1-2 Miles due South of Vii Puri a and of Koivisto 17 1-2 Miles further South in a communique which said the russians had made those places the starting Points for attacks to clean up finnish resistance on islands in the Bay of Vii Puri. Concurrently the finnish High j command reported the russians j attacked heavily yesterday in other sectors along the Mannerheim line hut suffered sever losses More than 2.3 50 dead being listed in addition to Ann Hila i Hon of two detachment of unstated size. Specified russian j losses on the previous Day were j in tile neighbourhood of 2,800. Today communique did not i give the result of the attacks j from the a in att and Koivisto regions except to say that Quot enemy i losses were Western Anchor the Koivisto Region a been the Western Anchor of the Mannerheim system of defences across the karelian isthmus fortification an batteries on hip j Mainland at the town of Kot Visto being augmented by coast artillery on the nearby Island of Koivisto. Guns in the Region have been i Espelt rally effective in faking russian concentrations further Inland. To the East. Almost in the i Center of the isthmus front the High command said two rus Slan detachments a which had penetrated our positions were wholly annihilated and at Sal the Kaita a tile attacking enemy a a hurled Back and compelled to leave on the Field Over a thousand killed x x the finns said a about a thousand russians were killed on the Eastern front in one sector Northeast of Lake Ladoga and Quot so others in the Kishino sector just below Finland a narrow Waist. Russian activity yesterday was reported to have extended Over Finland a entire length. Invading russian warplanes ranged Over the Petsako area in the far North where the commune continued on Page seven a a a a a president s caravan Heads Back to canal aboard u. S. S. Lang. At sea. Fob. 21. Map a president Roosevelt headed for tile Panama anal today in the Cruiser Tuscaloosa after bidding goodbye to Cocos Island in the Pacific for three Days the scene of Busy fishing sessions. Heavy swells outside picturesque Chatham Bay touching on the Remote Pacific Island delayed departure of the presidential party on ifs second visit to the canal within a week. The Tuscaloosa was attended by the de Tryens Lang and Joliet on a circuitous route to Hie canal. Attaches of the president indicated til rep stops were probable before reaching the canal. The arrival time there was Uncertain. Woman Breaks neck faces birth of child without Ether Baltimore feb. 24. Map a physicians wife soon to become a Kotlier Lay in Franklin Square Hospital today with a broken neck and facing the ordeal of child birth while conscious. Or. I. T. Battaglia said his Wile fractured a vertebrae in her neck in a fall Down the stairs of their Home. He said she was resting comfortably but her condition was Quot dangerous straps and weights were arranged in a a a traction to keep her head in the proper position and doctors planned to make a special Collar for the patient. A an operation might prove fatal to hot ii my w Ife Aud the child a or. Battaglia said. A tin birth is expected within two weeks. At present we eel Ithie ii eat thing to do is let thin run a natural course. Quot she can to be moved. That $ where the greatest danger lie and she can to be Given Ether. She must remain

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