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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - January 3, 1939, High Point, North Carolina In Eather fair and warmer tonight. The High Point Enterprise Ali i Point Industry at High Point offers Opportunity for year around won vol. 55�?no. 5 member associated press High Point n. C., tuesday afternoon. Jam Auy 3, 1030 Complete aka ski Vick Price five cent Congress ready to hear Roosevelt last minute bulletins c chinese purge Hon Kong Jan 3. Map a usually Well informed chinese said today that a a considerable number of it croons had been executed in chunking with a hundreds More under arrest following the expulsion of for Lorner Premier Wang c Hing Wei from the chinese government party for a a deserting his Post and suing for peace in contradiction to National the a a purge first reported on sunday was said to be continuing secretly but none the less effectively in a Campaign to try to Block any further defection among what Loyal chinese termed a faint appeasement umbrella London Jan. S. Map a some of London a unemployed today tried to give prime minister Neville Chamberlain an a appeasement umbrella As a new Vearus gift today but imbue spoiled the presentation. The rolled umbrella was in a Black Coffelt which was labelled a unemployed. Ile asked in vain for a a Hearse rolled up before the door of ten Downing Street the prime ministers official residence and a Hundred men and women surged Forward into the narrow Little Street. A a Here a a present for a Nev a a one yelled As the doors of the a a Hearse a a truck a opened Dis gorging the Black coffin. Pollee sprang Forward and struggled with the men who attempted to dump the coffin on the Doorstep of the official residence. In the scuffle the coffin was dropped. There were cries of a we want Relief a and a Chamberlain must go Quot Chamberlain was visiting lord iveagh wealthy Brewer at the latter Suffolk Home at the time. Would use Boycott Washington Jan. S. Map a chairman Pittman a Nev of the Senate foreign relations committee said today he would favor a a ostracism Quot of Japan if that nation a fails to live up to our moral a understand a Pittman told reporters a i Don t favor ostracism right asked what form penalties against Japan might take the Nevada senator asserted that a there would have to he legislation. wants inquiry Providence k. I., Jan. 3. Apr governor William la. Vanderbilt it advocating an immediate Survey of Rhode Island Relief today told the legislature that welfare must lie considered a one of the regular functions of government and of economically possible should he on a a pay As you go the Youthful millionaire governor Victor in a Republican sweep last november promised that a every Man woman and child in the state who needs Ald will receive it Vanderbilt asked action a at the earliest possible moment on recommendations for reorganization of the state government and a civil service Law. Pressing the Light Llen Dave prance at Tho Spanish Frontier Jan. 3.apr insurgent commanders reported today that their forces had advanced to within a mile Aud a Quarter of Artesa River Hegre one of the Date objectives of the gent offensive toward Iona and the sea. Insurgent dispatches said Rol times striking from the Northwest were approaching % Rte a in fresh gains in the Central catalonian War theater. Took postal Money on the Iniste itt sur Barco Len Eland Jan. 8. Twit men Aud a a woman Tor tured a 22-,v ear old woman Post office clerk she reported to police today and escaped with in postal receipts. A $25,000 burglary was discovered at another Post office substation a few hours earlier. The woman clerk miss Anna Blae Broeck was alone. When she refused to open the Safe she told authorities the robbers seized Lier twisted Lier wrists and slashed the Hacks of her hands with pins. Mav be reunion London Jan. 3. Map a a reunion of the British Royal family a without tin Duchess of Windsor a was reliably reported tonight to he planned for March when it was said the former ring Edward Chi is expected to return to London ror the first time since his abdication two years ago. The Duke of Windsor and the american born Duchess for whom he gave up his throne Are now on the French Riviera at the Villa la Croc at Antibes. Reports that the Duke was hastening his visit because of anxiety concerning the condition of Queen Mother Mary a heart however were denied authoritatively. Three candidates claiming state speaker ship presidents go in person solons ready for caucus of tonight Short session of ratification and routine business in Prospect for Assembly tomorrow i Cummings Steps out insane convicts escape with murderous plans the retiring attorney general arrives at White House for his last Cabinet meeting. By Noel Yancey Raleigh Jan. 3.�? a attracted Early by what is regarded a a a wide open race Over the House speaker ship a goodly portion of North Carolinas 170 legislators were Here today for opening at noon wednesday of the 1939 general Assembly. A who do you think ii going to win a was generally the first question asked by arriving assemblymen who just As often avoided expressing an opinion on the three cornered speaker ship fight to he settled at the democratic caucus tonight. Despite opinions expressed by some members there would be a a Trade a the three candidates. Reps. D. L. Libby Ward of new Bern w. E. Fenner of Rocky mount and Victor Bryant of Durham continued to express Confidence in their chances. From senator a. G. Cousin Willie Clark of Tarboro came this typical expression of opinion Over the House scrap a it looks like a horse race to me with the candidates neck and neck. It s a Good place for some horse tile Senate president pro tempore Post apparently was in the bag for senator w. F. Smith of i stanly. The Assembly will Convene formally at noon wednesday 1 will elect those nominated at the c acutes will receive a few Hills and then will adjourn until noon thursday when governor Hoey Jig to deliver his biennial message. Speaker ship candidates had this to say today Bryants a i m confident of winning on the first Fenner a a in a in this race to the finish and there la be some surprises when the votes Are counted Ward Quot in a confident of winning tonight. Everything is Fine. They re still coming in. My list is checking too per after hearing of Bryants statement Ward added Quot Well he in t going to do it and you can quote me a saying so. He Isnit going to win at con limed on Page 8 Italy starts new demand upon France French Premier tells Rey of Tunisia that France will defend country Tunis Tunisia. Jan. 3,�? a a revived italian demands for larger share in the Rule of Tunis coincided today with French Premier Daladier a triumphal entry into this City Aud his warning that France was ready to fight if necessary to keep the Tricolour Fly Jug Over her tunisian protectorate. At tile moment Daladier was being welcomed to Tunis with martial pomp local italian fascist leaders circulated a notice demanding equal rights for italian fund marched on the state i nationals under Tunis Rule. The notice came shortly after i Daladier told Bey Sidi Ahmed. Tunisia s ruler that All the j French Empire s military might would be used to maintain the j present status of the country. A Small but noisy demonstration against France threw a discordant note into an otherwise of a court order directing the j triumphant reception at Bizerte. Evacuations of sit Down strikers a crowd of Neo detours a Palling the Lansing Othur tunisian nationalist whose or j fences a disgraceful Quot the Eora a animation had been banned by mince said a a courageous stand j French authorities took to fish a would have a avoided the loss of ing boats to demonstrate. While millions of dollars to both labor Dies report is bristling goes to the Public i a a Artma it of Libor denounced for neglecting deportation Law Washington. Jan. S.i up a the Dies committee placed responsibility on the labor department today for a a Large part of subversive espionage activities and propaganda in the United states. Reporting to the House on a five months inquiry of in american act ties. The committee accused the department of failure to enforce the deportation lats. A the laxity with which lh1 department of labor deals with Allen agitators would he unbelievable of we did not have before us the most convincing proof Quot the voluminous report Laid. Quot due to limited time and funds we were unable to go into Thia question a fully As it deserves. Hut from the facts which we did obtain we Are convinced that a Large part of the espionage and in american activities and propaganda carried on in this country ran to directly traced to the failure of the labor department to enforce the deportation Laws of the the committee expressed a be Lief that the National labor relations Board should be subjected to a thorough investigation to determine to what extent Hoard members and employees a approve the communist views expressed by David j. Saposs Norb econ i Mist. In connection with the so called lapsing. Mich a a Holiday when a throng assembled at j Ai Noote Capitol dosed stores College. Hie report criticized a fall Puhle officials involved for Lack of i courage in handling the situation. Attorney general Frank Mur-1 pity then was governor of Michigan. During its open hearings the committee received testimony that Murphy blocked enforcement one fugitive recaptured jells of program of killing and robbery Cleveland Jan. 3�? a by four mad felons who escaped from the Lima. O., state Hospital for the criminally insane intend to launch an orgy of a big time crime with a series of Chicago killings a fellow fugitive seized j Here insisted today. Detective sergeant James j. Mcdonald captured Russell nuck i Els 25, without a struggle yesterday surprising the convict As he walked on a downtown Street. Nuckels related a fantastic Story Mcdonald said about plans of Frank Haines of Chicago de a scribed As Leader of the Hospital break to take the fugitives into a big time claiming he left the others late sunday at fort Wayne ind., Nuckels told detectives a Haines said he was going to Chicago first to kill his wife and a couple of cops he did no to like and then they were going into big a time Chicago police informed of Nuckels statement deployed officers about the Home of Haines wife and places which the fugitive once frequented. A we wont disclose where mrs. Haines lives a said Lieut. Archie Kane a shut we have our men there in Case Haines shows Haines is under s 10-25 year sentence for robbing a filling station. Nuckels accused in Cleve land As a a lovers Lane Holdup Man pleaded guilty to attempted robbery. Others who fled the Hospital were Marlon fierce. In i Diana Polis negro sentenced to i from to to 25 years for shooting i to wound William Brucks life term Ohio Slayer and William i Blats native of Maine under a 10-25 year robbery sentence. The Cle Velander said Haines Al i Lowed him to separate because he said his Mother was dying and after promising to rejoin them a if you squawk Well finish you a Nuckels quoted Haines. Hospital officials termed the convicts a very dangerous and very fleas death Ray is up to scratch once fido had to put the bite on fleas in the inefficient manner shown above. Now thanks to the new Infra red Ray lamp shown in operation below his fleas Are killed for him quickly and safely Tva decision not reached by justices let. I Daladier was crossing the Bizerte j and capital i canal a Small boat filled with Neo detours pulled alongside. Clinging Drums they Heldt aloft banners inserted a Down with France a Down with privilege and a Independence for forged Landing Mollusk va., Jan. 3�? up a Pat Breen 30-year-old flier who took off last right on a projected i non Stop flight from new York to Miami made a forced Landing Early today aided ouly by his flashlight a on a four acre lot about 15 Miles from this Lancaster county Community. Breen was unhurt and the plane undamaged in the Landing. Breen was flying at 2,000 feet when a connecting Tod burned out. The flier put his Craft Down on Floyd Huzzard s farm. Supreme court on right of stale to regulate booze Sale Washington Jan. 3. A a a the supreme court gave Broad Power today to states to prevent the Sale of intoxicating liquor. It sustained Michigan and Missouri statutes barring the importation of alcoholic beverages from other states which enact discriminatory legislation. Justice Brandeis who delivered the decisions said that Quot the substantive Power of the state to prevent the Sale of intoxicating liquor is no dissent was announced. Chief Justice Hughes delivered the next decision holding that the National labor relations Board had the right to withdraw from a circuit court litigation involving Validity of an order against the Ford motor company. The Hughes decision affirmed a ruling by the Federal circuit court at Covington ky., permitting withdrawal. Before proceeding to hear arguments the court agreed to review litigation intended to test the constitutionality of marketing provisions of the 1938 agricultural adjustment act. A group of Georgia and Florida tobacco growers appealed from a decision by a three judge Federal court in Georgia upholding the provisions. It was the first Case involving the new farm legislation to reach the High tribunal. The court did not Rule today on the Challenge of constitutionality of Tva s Power program brought by 14 private Power companies nor upon the right of Kansas and Kentucky to ratify. The report bristling with con after Onoe Rej Hng. The proposed detonation of communism nazism i institutional amendment to Abol and fascism recommended that i a ild labor the Hon continue the investigation for two years with an appropriation of at least $150,000. The committee which expires today had $25,000 originally. A the Congress should also require the appropriate depart meats to cooperate with the the report said declaring the Justice and labor departments had failed to do so. Bonds sold Raleigh Jan la of the local government commission sold a $2,500 Whiteville 90-Day Revenue anticipation note today to the citizens Bauk and Trust company of Southern fines at Par with interest at thee per cent. Will defend him London Jan. 3.�? up a the British foreign office moved today to defend Ernest Golding British pro Consul at san Sebastian. Spain Aud mrs. Golding against espionage charges on which Spanish insurgent authorities arrested the couple. Receiving confirmation that the proconsul and his wife were Lucid by insurgent Generalissimo Francisco Franco in a ramification of the a dirty shut spy Case the foreign office instructed tile British agent in Burgos to demand the right to see Golding and to obtain the beat potable Legal Aid for him. Martin keeps to Middle of Road Leader if tile increased Republican minority in House is chosen Washington. Jan 3. To Foj a a pledge to restore a balanced constitutional government in the next two years came today from rep Joseph m Martin jr., of Massachusetts new Leader of the increased Republican ranks in the House. The 54-year-old newspaper publisher was chosen by acclamation at a caucus last right to Lead the party a 169 members. Rep. Wadsworth of new York withdrew in his favor. Described by some of his friends As a a Middle of the Road Republican. Martin has voted for some new Deal measures and opposed others. He voted for the new wage hour Law for instance but was against the crop control Law and the $3,000,000.00# lending spending Bill. He was an associate of Calvin Coolidge in the Massachusetts legislature floor manager for Alfred m. Landen at the Republican convention in 1936. And former assistant to retiring minority Leader Snell of new York. In a statement issued after ii in election Martin said House republicans would Gic a a constructive consideration to All legislative proposals a with a minority Patty of our present size a he said a we will have a real voice in the formulation of policies and programs during the next two years a butting 10,000,000 unemployed Back to work in permanent jobs a at american wages Quot is the republicans Paramount objective the Leader added. Martin was born at North Attleboro mass. He still lives thei a in a rambling new England House with his aged invalid Mother a brother and a sister and a dog that wandered into the Martin Yard eight years ago. Starting out As a newspaper reporter before he was 21. Martin owned his Home town paper the chronicle by the time he was 24 it has made Money every year since he took it in hand. Killed cow Ici Tallahassee fish Jan. 4. A up prison Bureau officials Here said today Roy Hazelwood. A Camp officer shot and killed Tony de Shosta. 29-Ycar-old convicted automobile thief at a state Road Camp near Noma in Holmes county yesterday. Relief funds diverted to vote buying Senate Campaign committee makes recommendation for new Law Washington Jan. 3.lp a the Senate Campaign expenditures committee charged today that Relief funds in several states had been diverted for political purposes. It made no specific criticism of j Harry Hopkins former Bra administrator who recently was named Secretary of Commerce but it called for legislation to a make impossible further offences of this cont lading a Long inquiry into the 1 938 senatorial contests the i committee offered 16 suggestions i for cleaning up elections. It cleared All the candidates personally j however of a wide variety of a i citations. The committee report of More i than 400 printed pages said Many i charges of political activity against i the Ufa had not been sustained i but it added a the committee believes that funds appropriated by the Congress for the Relief of those in need und distress have been in Many instances diverted from these High purposes to political a majority of 22 complaints against the spa administration in Kentucky it said had been sustained by committee agents. Hopkins previously had denied a1 except two. His nomination to the Cabinet must be confirmed by the Senate and in the meantime he May be asked about the a politics in Relief situation. Appropriations committees also May study the report in connection with a forthcoming request for funds to operate the j Ufa until june so. The report included such recommendations As these prohibition against political contributions by Relief recipients and legislation forbidding Relief officials to influence votes. A change in the Law to make in a felony instead of a Misdemeanour for officials to discriminate against Relief workers. Legislation limiting individual contributions to candidates preventing corporation donations and j requiring Complete reports of j Campaign costs. Laws to prevent candidates from obtaining Relief lists and forbidding promises of benefits from re Lief funds. Legislation curtailing tile use j of the congressional franking free mailing privilege. Consideration of Legi Staiton to make All political contributions j by Federal workers illegal. The report was signed by All j j five committee members chairman Sheppard a texans sen-1 actors of Mahoney a Wyo Walsh pointing to Job As Tva chief Washington hears senator James Pope. Above Defeated for reelection from Idaho flu of appointed chairman of the Tennessee Valley authority of president Roosevelt Navy demand for air base system Given i agent need fur strengthening Serai be presented today before body new members sworn in today and the organization if session perfected Washington Jan. 3.�? it i Congress. Its Republican minority membership heavily bolstered by recent elections assembled today to tackle National defense Relief and scores of other debate Laden problems affecting the nations welfare. Amid the Holiday atmosphere that usually Marks the opening Day this is the first session of the 76th�?gavels hanged Down at noon Sharp in both Senate and House calling members to their seats. Vice president Garner quickly obtained order in the Senate where galleries filled a half hour before the session began. The larger and noisier House took minutes to subside after South Trimble. Its clerk called for the members to be silent for the prayer. After a few preliminaries the Senate swore in its new members. House members took their oaths in a body. Soon thereafter. Representative Bankhead of Alabama was reelected speaker of the House. He Defeated his Republican opponent representative Martin of Massachusetts 250 to 167. Representatives Hull and Gehr Mann. Wisconsin progressives voted for one another in the contest representative Marcantonio of new York Only american labor party member cast his for mar a tin while the Only Farmer labor i ire Buckler of Minnesota favored i Bufflehead both branches will meet Ogeth a or tomorrow to hear president Roosevelt s message which is i Given added significance because i it will be delivered in person. Refore the session today senator Smith is a. Who some i Roosevelt leaders hoped would he Defeated in last Summers primary announced to newsmen that he would seek Complete revision of the administration s farm program. Chairman of the Senate agriculture committee. Smith said he would offer within a few Day a new farm Bill which would a junk All the production and marketing continued on Page 2 Washington. Jan in Navy department Ess today it was in u Ai 3 a a told cogent need of 30 new air. Submarine destroyer and mine bases in the United states and of outlying possessions to meet the a Normal operations of the Fleet. Secretary Swanson transmitted speaker Bankhead a 90 Page report of a special naval id mass Harrison a miss and i Hoard which surveyed the base White a Maine. Requirements of the Fleet. The Bulky document listed Cam listing 30 separate projects As j pain contributions and expend the ultimate need the Board titres by senatorial candidates headed by rear Admiral Arthur the latter ranged from Zero to j. Hepburn said it had no Hesi the $159,451.37 disbursed in the Tattoo in naming nine for the primary and general campaigns by mid Pae fio alaskan and puerto senator Taft a Ohio. Rican areas which it regarded a the committee found that sup a necessary of accomplishment at raters of governor Albert s. I the earliest practicable Date regard to the expansion ii a it a the big Nav Idio cratic primary collected j act passed last year about $79,000 from a state em-1 the most important projects. Pm Oyes whose salaries had been the Board said. Were naval air partly or wholly derived from bases at Kaneohe Baw Midway Federal funds. I Island. Wake Island. Guam Johnston and Palmyra islands in the mid Pacillo Kodiak and Sitka islands in Alaska and one Al san Juan puerto Rico. A an immediate expansion of gaining facilities at Pensacola Eta is mandatory a a the report i continued. The Navy a principal i a1 r school is located there. Other Fleet air Basos listed for Early completion included Lone at Hampton roads va., for the Chesapeake Bay area a Southeastern base at Jacksonville fla., and others at Coco Solo. Canal zone Sand Point. Seattle. Wash Ford Island in the Pearl hat Bor Hawaii area a Northeast Ern base at quonset Point Rhode Island Quantico a Cor pus Christi Tex. Guantanamo Hay Cuba St Thomas Virgin islands san Diego Calif. Ala Meda. Calif. Unalaska. Canton islands and Rose islands the Boa d recommended establishment of submarine bases at Guam san Juan Peruto Rico Balboa. Canal zone Unalaska. Midway Wake and Kodiak islands. All in the Pacific new London. Conn. Hampton roads va., and treasure Island san Francisco Calif. Destroyer bases were recommended for san Diego Calif., and Philadelphia. Mine bases Fot storage of depth charges torpedo whiteheads and Aerial bombs As Well As nines were urged Fot Yorktown a Hawthorne Nev. Mate Island Calif., and Oahu. A w ail. The Hoard gave no estimate of the Cost of the program it recommended asserting it was a Sun practicable a to do so a or i us Vapi Ulm Kiwi t o. I t by rat i int j Chandler who lost to senator Al without Rega then w. Barkley in the Kentucky i contemplated at the same time it said $24,-000 was collected from Federal cont into in on Page 2 rail problems not to yield As simple puzzles i. La ii. Tells Congress that it is against both extremes proposed Washington. Jan. 3.�? a the interstate Commerce commission told Congress today that the Railroad problem cannot be solved like a Cross word Puzzle. It blamed the carriers situation chiefly on increased Competition in transportation und said a the government has no magic which enables it to sweep Back the tide of economic change and reverse the the Long academic report offered no specific solution for the Railroad problem. It defended the inc Type of governmental organization and voiced a Sharp warning against politics in Utility Reg u la Ion. The report voiced opposition to the a two extreme Points of View regarding Railroad consolidations and coordination forced consolidation of the roads into one or several systems on the one hand and leaving initiative wholly with the railroads on the other. New faces Are in state group in Washington freshmen of the delegation re silent is to i heir purposes Washington. Jan 3�? i a there were three new faces in the North Carolina congressional Dele gation today when the 76th Congress convened. The newcomers were sworn in along with eight other re elected representatives. the Senate Side senator Robert r Reynolds again took the oath of office to begin a second six year term. Newcomers in the North Caro Lian House delegation were . Burgin of Lexington Carl t. Durham of Chapel Hill Aud Alonzo d. Folger of it. Airy. All three were silent about their legislative programs pre Fering in the words of Berglu to remain a a inconspicuous until the orientation period is Over. Folger said he would continue As democratic National committeeman for the state. Durham a Compromise Choice to fill a democratic election ticket vacancy caused by a candidates death spent a great part of his time admiring capital vistas. Assignments to committees will lie made later in the week. Folger is a candidate for the banking and currency committee with the choices of Burgin and Durham yet to he disclosed. One of the returning members. Representative John h. Kerr of Warrenton May shift from an elections committee of which he is chairman to a place of the More important appropriations committee. Representative Robert l. Dough ton delegation Dean said he probably would Call the state House representation to meet this afternoon. Committee decisions May be reached at that time. Houghton is chairman of the ways und Means committee which will make the assignments. The likelihood was that senator Josiah . Bailey would Transfer Fredni chairman of the claims committee to become chairman of the Commerce committee a vacancy caused by tile death of senator Copeland new York Democrat. All members of the delegation Leat lied the capital yesterday with Hie House delegation attending the democratic caucus. After the Day s business was Over various members gathered around available radios to listen to the broadcast of the Duke Southern California Rose football Gam

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