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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - January 9, 1940, High Point, North Carolina I weal her fair continued cold tonight warmer wednesday. The High Point Enterprise High Point tile t enter of diversified manufacturing enterprises vhf. 56�?no. 9 member associated Tress High Point n. Tuk Day afternoon january it it. Out Complete Nea service Price five Cen tschamber lain pledges Aid to Finland a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a riot Breaks out As French parliament opens rightists Rise indignant As sex communists take old seats Premier Daladier unable to attend due to broken foot Paris Jan. 9. Map a a fight Between rightist members and a handful of former communist deputies today marked a riotous beginning of the 1940 session of the French parliament. Rile communist party in franc Van outlawed shortly after the a tart of the War. As the session opened 12 former communist deputies some of them in uniform appeared on the floor of the chamber. Georges Levy Alphandery Dean of the chamber was about to deliver a speech just after the session was declared open at 3 40 p. M. 10 40 a rn., est when rightist deputies objected to the presence of the former communist. Session suspended in the uproar that followed. Levy Alpha Flery temporarily sus Pended the session. Premier Daladier did not attend because of a fractured foot Daladier a injury Abo caused postponement of a Cabinet meeting scheduled earlier. The injury was announced yesterday but it was not disclosed How it happened. Previously French military sources Auld today German patrols attacked French Advance posts West of the Vosges mountains and the Baar River during the night with machine guns and hand grenades but were a easily these sources asserted British forces Sank a German submarine yesterday but did not give the place of the action. The Allied communique today a Aid patrols repulsed during the night enemy patrols were repulsed St various parliament was summoned for a debate on Premier Daladier s press saw s possibility the Coni conduct of the War. The French missa Riat of information might be raised to a full ministry on Cabinet changes. General lord Gort Coni Vanlier of the British forces in France Aud general str Edmund Ironside chief of the Imperial general a a to a shattered Romance Gavagan will move to Cut when screen Star Mickey Rooney Vinal inning at Miami Beach Fla Hoard that Starlet Diana a wis had wed Bill Powell he promptly registered a despair Quot above by tearing his hair. Four years ago. As a a kid of 15,�?T he went fir i for to Complete six hours of de Dinius a something terrific Quot he j Bate by Nightfall. Lynching Bill seeks to eliminate labor provision from old measure Washington Jan. 9. A i apr rep. Gavagan Cony announced to the House foday that he would move a at the proper time to eliminate from his anti Lynching Bill a provision exempting violence in connection with labor disputes. He stated this intention at the Start of debate on the measure which would impose penalties on peace officers who permit lynchings and on the political subdivisions in which they occur. The provision which Gavagan said he would attempt to strike out says a a a Lynching shall not be deemed to include violence occurring during the course of picketing or boycotting or any incident in connection with any a labor dispute x x a Quot i motion tomorrow Gavagan probably will offer his motion when the Hill is opened to amendment tomorrow. Only a handful of the legislators were present when the House i convened an hour Early in on of finns employ Indian tactics a How the finns employ american Redskin tactics against the russian invaders is graphically pictured above. A finnish patrol deep in the Forest has detected advancing russians. The troops scatter a disappearing behind Trees and Brush. When the russians come along they Blunder into a withering fire from the invisible Ambuscade. Terrified or death russians facing capture flee before finnish army nth tint. But boy i exuberance quickly Aimer Ted itself left a Quot he demonstrated his Lack of a broken heart. Agricultural service shows Broad Advance commissioner Kerr Scott pleased with department after three years rep. Wadsworth anyone of the few Northern opponents of the Bill told his colleagues it could never be enforced. As the oppositions first speaker Wadsworth was greeted by applause from Southern members. He branded the Bill Quot a snare and a a far better. Solution of the Lynching problem j he asserted la the program of de pfc cation already undertaken. J certain of passage a. M. Former Kentucky governor and senator passes at 71 ski troops round up reds As rout of division goes on Louisville. Ky., Jan. 9�? up j. C. W. Beckham former dem Ratic governor of Kentucky and cited states senator died at 5 St today. He was 71. Staff were decorated at the front yesterday with the grand Cross i training to detect Bangs of the legion of Honor by French land nearly too per cent Generalissimo Maurice Gustave it Nelin supreme commander of the Allied armies. Cooley it St of Honor Wake Forest Jan 9.�?- a rep. Harold a Cooley of the fourth District will be guest of Honor at a dinner Given by postmasters of the District Friday Dight. Dissension Breaks out in hearing Washington. Jan. 9.�?- a. Jct a Murdock a Utah already hat. Largest t with a complaint of in the nation the Cox the House honer had w Hile addition o acres of land to the upper coastal Plains station Star Rocky mount on record wit it a a unfairness Quot against committee investigating the Wagner labor act and its administration told the committee counsel today that Quot there a a lot of things you do that i resent Murdock a committeeman interrupted the attorney Edmund m. Toland when Toland showed displeasure at one of the replies Given by today a witness mrs. Julius Schlezinger. Toland was questioning mrs. But Slezinger 29-year-old attorney in the review division of the labor Hoard As to How she could summarize thousands of words of testimony for the Board without stating gilding. Quot i simply state what the witness said without stating any conclusions or findings Ness testified. Quot in a not asking about conclusion Stoland began but Murdock interrupted hotly Raleigh. Jan. 9.-- a agriculture commissioner a Kerr Scott reported to the state Hoard of agriculture today that his department had consistently increased its services to Farmers during the three years he has been commissioner. The Dairy division for example he said has increased its activities by 200 per cent the seed Laboratory increased its seed testings by 97 per cent the veterinary division did r0 per cent More Eusea be More poultry testing for Pul Lorum disease. A Market news service was inaugurated feed Insp Ion work doubled the state fair was operated successfully the number of credit unions increased too per cent improvements were made at All state test farms and much Progress was made in eliminating now analysis fertilizer. Hua Lem tested As a Protection to the general Public Scott particularly noted that Quot All drug store Scales and weights have been tested for the first the new soil testing work. He said Quot should save millions of dollars in increased Quality and yield of crops.�?T addition at the tobacco test farm at Oxford including a Federal office Aud Laboratory make i co research Numis of 24 3 housing director will be elected in City tonight a director for the High Point Boloing authority and probably other personnel Nill la named by Tho authority at a session to la held tonight at 7 of clock it was an non hied today following a luncheon session of Fri authority at the Sheraton hotel. Langdon Post formerly chairman of the new York housing authority add a ailed this afternoon s meeting Width was presided Over by u. M. May Nick chairman of the a Al authority. Finns running Short of Cash for use in Peanut research makes it have the largest Peanut research program ii the country. To acn�?T<�1 push ment Quot the most outstanding accomplishment of the three years so a con. On Page two in recess today hut is expected to give its Blessing tomorrow to a continued on Tage two Public debt nears statutory limit Washington. Jan. 9.�? up a the Treasury disclosed today that the Public debt passed $42,000,-000,000 on january 6, coming within $3,000,000,000 of the statutory limit. President Roosevelt advised Congress last week that further debt increases would be necessary because of deficits next year but said that if Congress voted $460,000,000 of additional taxes to pay for emergency National defence Costa the debt would not reach $4 5,000,000,000 in the next fiscal year. With the new taxes he said the estimated debt on june 30, 1941 would be i $44,938,577,622. Fin since the current fiscal year lands National income is Quot sinking began on july i the debt has rapidly a in the words of prime j increased $1,562,048,037, because minister Risto Ryal. And Slit must i of borrow ing to finance most of have foreign credits to finance the $2,115,71 1,637 deficit incur her defense against soviet Russia red in the same period. The rest Rytis statement picturing the of the deficit was paid out of Cash wartime crippling of finnish Exon hand at the beginning of the port Trade was issued last night. Year. Quot As a peace Loving nation we Bon to the munition Industry a admiralty says 5,911 ships tile prime minister said. Quot As a result of this now that the measure is certain of House Beckham then lieutenant gov passage probably tomorrow. It error became governor in 1900 won the right to consideration after the assassination of William yesterday 255 to 114 and will be Goebel. It ent to the Senate by about the the Veteran politician and Law same margin. Yer ill since a stroke of paralysis after that it faces a stiff go last August was a leading figure ing Over from Southern senators in Kentucky political history near a the same group which Fil Bui my a half Century beginning with tired a similar Bill to death in his election Over his own protests 1938. As a state representative when he the Senate not concerned with was 24. The anti Lynching Bill just yet was elected to sen ate he was elected to the United states Senate in 1914 and served one term. In recent years he tried in vain to a in again the nomination for both the governorship and the Senate. His most recent office was that of chairman of the state Public service commission. Beckham actively supported Copenhagen Jan. 9�? dispatches from Finland today declared thousands of terrified russians. Faring death or capture. Or a. B. Chan were aimlessly roaming the Bleak his unsuccessful i co Region East of Sonius Sanil. J Central Finland As a result of the Effort to win the senatorial Nom of in. Do strut on of if red nation from Senate majority army a Lith division. Leader Aben w. Barkley backed finnish ski scouts we by president Roosevelt. Handler rounding up the went to the Senate last fall to fill Siaris or annihilation gov. Now senat Dler in 1938 in used by the a m. Logan a the the vacancy it of senator m Democrat. Goebel shot Iman n Goebel was assassinated in january 1900, while in route to a joint legislative session while he and the Republican nominee. W. S. Taylor both were claiming election. His Slayer never was identified. Frankfort the state capital was an armed camphor six months. Beckham declared governor by the legislature after Goebels death set up office in a hotel. Taylor stayed in the Capitol. Both were surrounded by troops. In May Taylor left office after he in s. Supreme court ruled the legislature acted within its right in ousting him. Re said to fleeing Rua them As the rout continued. Great numbers death in the Inte said while other starvation. Remit Sian 163rd Divisi were doomed to ise cold reports i were dying of rats of the rus it a which finns German planes Jap Cabinet s attack 5 ships downfall seen president by to assert National income sinking rapidly Helsinki. Jan. 9 up thirty three men wounded by machine gun from air a to a Thor resignation expected soon is chinese state is formed Tokyo. Jan. 9 up Resig London Jan 9 to three men a pre mostly by machine gun fire and i Gen. Nobuyuki Abe As soon As or reported Cut to pieces late in december. As Well As the 44th were reported being mopped up. Mann Erh Eim pit used the finnish Victory Over the 44th division was attributed in i Helsinki to Field marshal Carl Gustave Mannerheim s instructions for Winter fighting in the North country to Quot hit the russians in the As a result the finn were j said to have concentrated their t attention on Dis organizing rus j Sian Supply lines and destroying Field kitchens. Even the hardiest russians found their morale slipping As they were forced to fight Day after Day without warm food these reports said. Reports from Many quarters agreed that in a week s action about Suomu Saimi about 6.000 russians were killed and More than 1.000 captured. Making Retreat Between 10.000 and 15.000 red army soldiers were reported to be making a hazardous Retreat toward tile russian Border. While the victories in Central minister says Geneva action will be More than formality asserts War under Way Only on sea strengthens tie London Jan. 9. Map via radio a prime minister Chamberlain in a militant address to the British Empire today declared Britain said to Finland a will be no Mere formality a and said that events in the War with Germany thus far were a merely preliminary to the main struggle to come. Quot it is Only on the he said. Quot that the War May he said to Bel in full the prime minister speaking i a Voic choked with emotion Dot dared that the British frenc Alliance should become permanent in the interests of Quot peaceful re construction Quot after the War i reviews Progress for 55 minutes Britain a War i Leader reviewed the Progress of the hostilities to Date in an address at Tho lord mayors luncheon at mansion House. It was chamberlains first Public appearance of the new year a year which he said would he a fateful one in the history of the world. He said the Quot unbelievable Quot quiet of the first months of the War could Only be interpreted a Quot the quiet of the Calm before the the solemn words of the prime minister were frequently interrupted by cheers and applause. His speech was broadcast in the United state Over the Abc. Lbs and Mutual networks. Speaking of Finland. Chamber lain said Quot and now it is the turn of Finland to be attacked by the Power soviet Russia with whom Germany made an unholy pact and for whom she sets the example of aggression. Finland x x x is fight-1 lug against the forces of uns Crudu i ions violence just As we Are ourselves. She in fighting for the continued on Page two wounded nation of the Cabinet of Premier Finland were received w Ith jul conveyed with loss of 12 continued on Page two Bishop Peele keynotes first Advance meeting Charlotte Jan. 9�? up a an the wit inspirational movement called a Quot the methodist Advance Quot sponsored by the Bishops was the theme of the Genera missionary Council meeting of the methodist denomination which opened Here the first methodist it seems to me the witnesses gnawed was responsive to the i today at question Aud in fairness to her Church end to the committee she should the session will last for four be permitted to finish it jays and will be attended by Quot in a not trying to Stop her Quot Many Church leaders including 15 Toland retorted Quot i resent the methodist Bishops from this cell Lin pm Lea Quot and there a a lot of tilings you do that i resent Quot Murdock retorted. He ignored Toland s suggestion that Murdock owed Birn an apology. Chairman Smith a a ruled that the Exchange be stricken rom the record. Try and one from Europe. In All about i Dot Church people from various parts of the country were expected to attend the sessions. Several speakers several Bishops were on today s program to speak on various phases of the methodist Advance. They were Bishop Vav. Vav. Beele of Richmond a Bishop e Hughes of Washington Bishop a. W. Leonard of Pittsburgh Bishop Mare Purcell of Charlotte and Bishop Paul b. Kern of Nashville Tenn. Bishop a. Frank Smith of Houston tex., and Bishop Ernest l. Waldorf of Chi cd go will speak tonight. During the conference sessions will lie devoted to both Home and foreign missions. There w ill to a Church Extension pageant wit ii a cast of 200. Quot Tho methodist Advance was born in a sobering sense of responsibility Quot Bishop peek said in the first address of the session a a one claimed that the Church continued on Page two London Jan. 9. A Pic the admiralty announced today British warships had conveyed 5,9ii Allied and Neutral ships since the Start of the War with the lots of 12 by enemy action. Shipping fared better during the first week of 1940 than in any other previous week of the War the admiralty said. Only two British ships the Steamer Box h Hui and the trawler Eta were sunk by mines. Three Neutral ships one norwegian and two swedish were lost. Twenty British seamen lost when vessel strikes mine London Jan 9�? up a the British Tanker British Liberty 8,-185 tons Sank in the North sea Over the week end and 2b crewmen Are nuking and believed lost it was announced today. It was believed til vessel struck a mine. The Captain was among the missing. Eighteen survivors arrived at a French Channel port yesterday they said one of the ship s lifeboats capsized. One danish vessel was bombed and sunk As German warplanes were reported to have attacked eleven ships off Britain a coast today. Crowd on Tho Cliffs of the Northeast scottish coast saw a bomb hit the Stern of a danish vessel w hich Sank in about three hours. The Crew of this shop the name of which was not disclosed was rescued by nearby vessels. So near the coast was part of the encounter that onlookers heard the rattle of machine guns. One More killed one of the vessels attacked it was reported was a lightship which was machine gunned intermittently for half an hour one Man being killed Aud 32 injured As the Aerial fire raked the deck. This vessel was relieving another lightship off the East coast of Scotland when attacked. Another ship was attacked in the same Region and two More further South. A fifth ship location of which was not Given was reported damaged by bombs from a German Heinie. The attacks were made under the cover of mists. British aviators failed to Contact the enemy due to the poor visibility. A animation is completed of a new japanese dominated Central government in China was predicted in political circles today. The Cabinet s failure to achieve any considerable improvement in relations with the United state was regarded As Likely to prove i the karelian isthmus the primary cause for the predict the finns knowledge of the de fall. Others were the inability terrain and their organized Alto end the conflict in China and a tacks were said to have Given Domestic Rice shortage which them Victory against the 44th dilation in the Finni Sli capital the finns were said to realize the successes May he Only temporary setbacks from tile russian military machine. Dispatches indicated that the finns expect the invaders to make another drive soon probably on Gold imports la Ign Elk Washington Jan. 9 Gold imports increased last week As Canada tile Gold shipper since the War sinned til at role. The week imports totalled $ .7.66s.fi 2&Quot w i j j. V 6 9 i i a Dill ii Ion i caused Steep Price increases. Puppet state approved formation of the new China regime to administer japanese occupied territories and be headed by Wang Ching Wei was approved by the Cabinet yesterday. Wang is a former Premier of China who has been at Odds with the chunking government of Generalissimo Chang Kai Shek for the past year. It was understood Here that his regime was to be launched at once without immediately Powers but a japanese military spokesman in piping said this could not lie accomplished in january. Predicted move observers predicted dec. 20 that i tile Aile Cabinet would resign of the United states did not react favourably to a japanese offer to permit foreign Trade on tile Yang i be River in China As far upstream i is banking. Japan Lias evidenced anxiety liver file Trade treaty with the j United states which expires Jan. Majora a tale United Staley reaction i o the Yangtze proposal included to move to extend this pact. Lit vision play Indian War while the russians motorized equipment obliged the red army continued on rage two first British officer taken German news Agency says captured Man died Iii Hospital Berlin Jan. 9.�? up a the official German news Agency dub today reported the capture of the first British officer on the Western front. The officer a seriously wounded artillerymen who later died in a Hospital was captured sunday by German Advance guards dub said. The Agency recalled that frequent German scouting Tours behind the enemy a lines had failed to disclose the presence of British troops in the front lines. Therefore said dub it we presumed that the British officer participated in a French reconnaissance unit. Quot As an reconnaissance flights Over toe North sea by the German air Force Ewere reported in this mornings communique of the High command Quot with the exception of local scouting activity and reconnaissance flights by the air Force in the Northern North sea no special Stark says Navy still working for Guam base up Aga i ii re system Nious 791, Une from Canada. The pre week total was $48,178, i pm in Lton. Jan let up a a dial Telephone system is being metalled Here. Washington Jan. 9.�? up a Admiral Harold r. Stark told Congress today that the Navy is seeking $4,000,000 to carry out much of Tho proposed improvement program it the tiny Pacific Island of Guam which the legislators rejected last year. Stark s statement caused an outburst of questioning by members of the House naval affairs committee who fought the Guam project at the session a year ago no Cox Ell-1 i Job Stark chief of naval operations had been included in the budget for the i 1th naval District tit hawaiian area a and explain that procedure was adopted of i cause the Navy did vol Hoed congressional authorization for work in that District. Quot we want you gentlemen to know exactly Why we did it that Stark said Quot there was absolutely no intention of trying to cover it the work proposed Stark said is chiefly dredging for Quot underwater runways Quot in construction of breakwaters. The project de i a it last year would have cos ,000.060. After the hearing recessed for Beday reminded new it it i u that present Guam plans were much More limited than the naval base program recommended for the Island by Tho special Hep cout a on Page two

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