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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - January 22, 1940, High Point, North Carolina Ural Iier partly Cloudy warmer tonight rain or Snow to it Day the High Point Enterprise ii Iii ii Point the Center of diversified manufacturing enterprises vol. 36�?no. 22 Mem ukr associated Pii ska Hill Point n. C., monday afternoon. January 22, 1940 Complete aka service Price five cent hundreds of reds die in isthmus drive a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a v All passengers rescued from burning liner a a a if. Of of a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a raps protest seizure of nazi sailors eleven states Are British halt represented Here a Ner san a. Mara capture at Market opening returning Obs i Ota of Rufi up Southern 3 16 Perron i Al noon at Kur Lilure show furniture buyers from l l states and the District of Columbia converged today on High Point As the mid Winter Southern furniture and Rug Mai Ket swung into St i id. At noon today 34 6 persons had registered at Tho Southern Eurn-1r i. Exposition building. Where Blore than 200 exhibits Are Bons cd to compare More than favourably with the total of 349 registration during the entire fir4 Day of last pummel a show and of 407 for the first Day of hit january s Market. As is always the Case on tile a pen inc Day the buyer spent a considerable portion of thir time eyeing the display on the ten floors of the exposition building but ii Quot a to t i i in a i i tors expressed gratification Over activity in that department. They s i the. There i a it to Blore buying of floor coverings today than had been the Case in i that this presaged a very Good show. The first buyers registered this morning at 7 20 of clock and in the our of the first five registering were three Jacksonsr All from different cities the five were w. E. Jackson Neon. By i a. Jackson Pond. A. W. P. Jackson try Siva Joe Reynolds Pound va., and Smith setter Neon by. There appeared to tie Little i. E chair sex it for slight it i \ ii Sun it it is Over those w h a i to i a lest imme n n 111w� a a a a a Quot a i a in teased leu if up Huering and other materials Aud advancing overhead Coats. With the Spry activity under a it gum i i Gnu it Hilt in Utti an the Pat Quot a 11 \ t Iii i be a rut away mat Ket. Tomorrow night at 7 of clock the Sheraton hotel the furniture men will Haw a banquet under the sponsorship of the Southern retail furniture association the Southern furniture manufacturers asset tat Ion and the Southern furniture exposition building i hound to. Hard lug. Noted humorist of Washington. N. xviii speak. Or available at the building or the Sheraton Wood hotels. Famed silent film director succumbs Hollywood Jan. 22.�? pm Edwin Carene noted director of the silent film Era a found dead in Iii Lac Ltd today. An ambulance surgeon said his death was caused by a heart attack. Care a who would Hare a in 57 next March was born in Carnesville Tex. Ile was on the stage for several years until Ipi i when lie joined tile Lublin film company. Ile directed scores of films the in Ost remembered being Quot Ramona a a a resurrection and a revenge. To a Largo extent be was responsible for the Rise to Fame of Dolores Del Rio Francis Bushman Gary i a Loper and Wallace Beery. Dies group Given boost nip ponese attach High importance to sea incident Louise committee i an i Mousey approves ii Reso lit Ion for continuation Washington Jan. 22.�? up a the House rules committee after a Brief but Stormy hearing and debate unanimously approved and sent to the House today Resolution to continue the Dies committee on in american activities for another year. Administration leaders previously had agreed that the measure would be called up for passage tomorrow. The committee rejected pleas i representatives Dempsey Ltd no and Caney do amp ssi of the ides group that the Resolution to amended to provide certain restrictions on procedure of the Tokyo Jan. 22.�? apr Japan today protested formally to Britain against halting of the japanese liner Asama Maru and seizure of 21 germans who were passengers on their Way Home by Way of Japan and Siberia. The incident was characterized As Quot a serious unfriendly act by the vice foreign minister Masa Yukl tan in an interview with British ambassador sir Robert Leslie Crangle. Important incident a foreign office communique maid that sir Robert summoned of the foreign office was told that Japan attache a the greatest importance to the occurrence. The Asama Maru bound for Yokohama from san Francisco a halted saturday by a shot across her How. A British hoarding party removed the 21 germans who formerly served on Standard Oil company ships in Central and South America. Earlier Yaki Efro sum foreign office spokesman reported that japanese embassy officials at Washington would approach the state department on a technical matter so regarding japanese american Trade relations. The commercial treaty Between Japan and the United states expires Friday. Rescue ships Rush to Aid of burning italian boat futile attempts made to destroy finnish defense heavy seas hamper vessels standing by crewmen lost Marseille France. Jan. Invading russians using Loudspeaker warfare in Effort to break morale Gulf of Finland freezes completely Helsinki Jan. 22. Map a hundreds of russians have been killed the High command reported today in each 99 ap1 italian off icing a number of futile attempts to crack finnish resistance on announced late this afternoon ithe karelian isthmus and the Eastern front. I ,. On the karelian lath in u a where a that All of the 412 passengers the Flung Havn reported almost i aboard the burned italian to Dally attacks the army said the invaders sought to give effect their drives by Loudspeaker tickets Market or Elk front to be broadly probed father Coughlin conies to defense of i captured conspirators new York Jun. 22.�? up a a j broadened grand jury Lux i lion was promised today in the a revolution conspiracy Case against 17 Quot Christian front defendants As the Rev Charles k. Coughlin calling himself no Friend of the accused a came to their defense. The it. Arrested 1um sunday Iii raids that also netted arms j ammunition and bomb making paraphernalia Are in jail in lieu of $50,000 bail each. Each says he is innocent of any attempt to j overthrow or sabotage the government i Iii fiber activities attorney general Robert h. Jackson said in Washington last night that the grand jury meeting this week in Brooklyn would cover the activities Quot of any individual group wherever located who May have aided abetted directed financed or incited the defend fonts. A i have asked United states District attorneys John t. Cahill of new York and William j. Campbell of Chicago to cooperate by furnishing All helpful evidence in their Possession. These instructions do not constitute a accusation against any person involved but Only Call for a thorough going inquiry in accordance with our traditional grand jury system a a Jackson said in a statement. To said the investigation als was aimed at supporters Quot of any a the r subversive group working coup Uund of Page two investigators few unused changes rep. Voorhis a calf had proposed such changes suggesting that the Dies committee meet in Hind closed doors to go Over prospective testimony and evidence that no member make a Public statement about evidence unless it had been approved by the full committee and that efforts be made to give persons accused of Chanco Quot As soon As possible to reply. At the White House the usual monday morning conf rent e touched on cuts in appropriations Aid for Finland and Relief president Roosevelt Vic president Garner. Speaker Bank head Senate majority Leader Barkley and Nous democratic Leader Rayburn attended. A no definite agreements were come Barkley said. Quot nothing was agreed to As to the form of any Bill for Aid to Finland. Secretary Hull is coming up before a Senate committee wed i Veasy for japs a the Trade situation not Only is uneasy for the japanese hut also for the americans and we deem the state department should consider this thoroughly Suma declared. Suina declared the government was watching with Quot grave concerns the next moves in the negotiations which he said would be decided in Washington. The spokesman termed Hie removal of nazi seam n by a British warship As Quot very regrettable because the a search and arrests took place so near our passengers aboard the ship said the liner was stopped shout 35 Miles off the japanese Shore legless Hea i to marries a Jessie Simpson legless Beauty accompanies her new husband James Steward advertising Man from Hackensack. N. J., Church following ceremony. Miss Simpson lost her legs after train Accident in 1937, she has since Learned to dance play Golf and drive an automobile. British suffer severe week end sea losses cont in tied on Page two continued on a two Duke of Windsor leaves b. E. F. For business trip London Jan. 22.�? /pl�?1the Duke of Windsor came Home a on business yesterday taking leave from the British expeditionary Force in France. His brother the Duke of Gloucester arrived at Buckingham Palace Friday also on leave from the b. I. F. Windsor a major general is taxing at a West end hotel on i second visit since his abdication Der. La 1936, tile Duchess of Windsor did not accompany him. Washington pays final tribute to sen. Borah Washington Jan 22�?up a leaders of the government he served for More than three decades joined today in a solemn state funeral for the Senate a Quot great opposition St a William e. Borah. President Roosevelt sat silently in front of Borah a Gray steel i casket in the Well of the chamber which had echoed for year after year to the mighty eloquence of the Idaho statesman. Members of the supreme court the Cabinet and diplomatic corps j were seated nearby. Senators and i representatives occupied the re Maunder of the floor space. Mrs. Roosevelt was seated in the diplomatic gallery. Desks left vacant the Idaho Republican 74-year-old Dean of the Senate died from cerebral Haemorrhage last Friday after four Days of a virtually continuous coma. Borah s desk toward lie rear of the chamber the one he had i used for years was left vacant. I a Spray of dark red roses rested i on its minho gaily top Flower xxx Ere banked about the j casket. There were Pink carnations from president and mrs. Roosevelt and a Wreath of White carnations from the Senate itself. The simple episcopal funeral 4�?~rvice was conducted by the Rev Zebarney Phillips Senate chaplain. Assist1 by the Rev. James Shera Montgomery House chaplain reserved spec i in gallery the Senate convened at 12 15 p. In. Est and after a prayer by or. Phillips suspended business while the mourning guests wire escorted to their seats. A special gallery was reserved for More than 150 Idaho citizens the Public galleries were packed and Many persons stood in the doorway. There was not a sound in the chamber As or. Phillips began the services. Mrs. Borah the senators beloved Quot Mary a was seated in the Senate lobby just outside the chamber. Miss Cora it thin. Borah s Secretary for More than so years Aud miss Grace lineman the senator s personal Secretary for 20 years Sci o xxx ilk her. Destroyer sunk and 81 seamen go Down a three neutrals suffer losses London Jan. 22.�? apr four British ships one of them a sleek destroyer were sent to the Bottom in a wave of week end shipping losses. Three Neutral victims also added to the heavy toll of men and ships especially in icy Waters around the British Isles which some sources attributed to a Sharp increase in mines. Sinking of the destroyer Grenville 1.4 5 i flotilla b Ducr a by a mine or torpedo was announced by the admiralty yesterday. She was the fourth British destroyer sunk in nearly five month of War and Britain a 21st acknowledged loss to her Fleet. When she Sank was not disclosed. 11n saved the admiralty said is officers and men had been saved but Quot eight Are known to have been killed and 73 Are missing and must he presumed to have lost their among survivors landed at an East coast port xxx Ere some gravely wounded. To britons the disastrous week end was a sad sequel to words of Winston Churchill first lord of the admiralty a who declared saturday Quot things have never gone so Well in any naval but they found Consolation for their losses by citing the fact that hundreds of warships and merchant min Yvere moving in and out of British ports w Ith a of supplies and food and in Churchill s Assurance that the chances against a conveyed ship being sunk Are 500 to one. Brings headache Britain s own sea offensive particularly her far Flung patrols to blockade Germany also brought her a diplomatic headache while United states officials in Washington were watching anxiously the apparent shrinking of american Farmers Export markets continued on Page two Deane Burgin to meet again Rockingham attorney tosses hat Iii eighth District King worship Orazio had been rescued despite heavy seas and Speed with which fire ravaged the vessel yesterday off the South coast of France. Local agents of the italian line owners of the vessel said that a Only a few a members of the Crew of 231 still were missing after a new Check up of survivors taken aboard half a dozen Rescue ships. First survivors of the burned italian liner reached Here today with harrowing stories of a sudden explosion which enveloped the it,669-ton ship in flames and destroyed All but two of her lifeboats. Dived into sea the 4 7 survivors brought to safety by a French auxiliary Cruiser said most of the Grazios passengers and Crew threw themselves into the Stormy Mediterranean where they were picked up by Lifeboat launched from three italian merchant ship and two French warship standing by. More survivors were due this morning aboard two French destroyers. Special hospitals were ready to care for those who had suffered Burns and exposure. Refugees from the abandoned South America bound liner said the explosion occurred about 5 a. In yesterday in her engine room while she was fighting her Way through a tempest 6&Quot Miles off Barcelona. Two warships Aid while two French warships the .23,350-ton italian liner cont Biancamano the 11.760-ton italian liner Colombo and the 5,441-ton italian freighter Recca put out their boats the two remaining Orazio lifeboats were launched. Survivors said one believed to have carried an italian Diplomat a lost. La had been Enro Ute to his South american Post. The italian minister to Panama senator firenze was aboard the burned motor ship. Former belgian Premier Paul Zeeland was reported to have been a passenger. Another Lifeboat was said to Haxe been picked up by a French auxiliary Cruiser one of the Rescue Fleet summoned by two distress Calls from the Orazio. The United states liner Washington bound from new York to Genoa. Ii Iso ans Vered her sos. Ill Itali an German ail survivors who had reached to sex Horta ions that the finns or Render under the threat that the German were coming to help their foe. Reviewing developments in the 1 conflict yesterday the High command reported in its regular evening communique 120 dead counted in the Taipale sector of the karelian front a about 120 enemy i dead were counted in our Foremost positions and on the ground j in front of our lines were the bodies of several Hundred others after russian attacks were driven off. On the Eastern front Northeast of Lake Ladoga the finns repulsed the russians who left Quot three officers and about 120 men killed a further North but still on the lower Eastern front in the Loi Mola sector the russians were driven Hack with Quot about 450 men killed and five Tanka destroyed. In its announcement of the Loudspeaker Campaign the army said Quot the enemy tried to give effect to his attacks by loudspeakers mounted in his positions which exhorted our men to surrender declaring that Vii Puri would be taken within is hurs and threatening that were coming to help would kill All Quot nothing a Kwh in the far North above the Arctic Circle where russians earlier had been reported Brae Browder sums up own Case attorney s motion for dismissal denied. Red faces jury Leader germans Bim and continued on Page two Hoey a recovery progresses slowly 4 out inned on Page two Durham. Jan. 20.�?</p a governor Clyde r Liney who underwent an operation for hernia at Duke Hospital january 5, contracted Quot slight respiratory infection a few Days ago but now is much better and is on the Way to recovery Hospital attaches said today. Because of the Quot relapse Quot governor Hoey May have to remain in the Hospital a Little longer than Hie thro weeks originally estimated. Attaches attributed a lie relapse to recently the governor has attempted to carry on some of the work of his office from his Hospital bed. By Pat Vale new York. Jan. 22�?bp a Earl Browder National communist Leader summed up his own Case today in his trial on charges of passport fraud. Standing calmly before a jury of la men and one woman Browder said at the outset that he had notion that he was a Quot better Law. Yer than my attorney George Gordon Battle Quot Quot my own qualifications to argue the Case Are that i am infinitely familiar with the facts and that j have a Laxx degree a degree obtained from a correspond Nee school a he said motions denied Browder took personal charge of his Case after his attorney made a series of motions for dismissal of the indictment on the ground the government had failed to prove its charges. All of his motions were denied by Federal judge Coxe. The communist Leader did not testify in his own defense nor did his lawyer Call any other witnesses. Browder holding a sheaf of typed notes summed up his Case slowly and quietly real Issue obscured he told the jury he believed the real issues had been obscured by Quot irrelevant and immaterial Quot there is no charge a he said Quot that i had any Arish to secure rights to which i am not entitled Quot he said. A Tho prosecution has presented a Case compounded of technicalities. It is necessary therefore to make a technical dutch soldiers May be Able to take up leaves wednesday Amsterdam Jan. 22.�?<p a unless Quot unexpected unfavourable circumstances arise a periodic leaves in the Netherlands army will be restored wednesday. They were cancelled last sunday. At the same time Belgium took the last a Ulep Short of Complete mobilization because of Quot certain less favourable symptoms in the International in he and the Rockingham Jan 22, a rep a. O. Burgin of eighth congressional District c. B. Deane of Rockingham principal in one of the hottest election disputes in the states history will meet on the hustings again this summer. Deane announced yesterday that he Dould run for the eighth District congressional seat again in steady i lox Jle democratic primaries. Burgin is a candidate for renomination. Still a third democratic candidate is Giles y. Newton of Gibson. In the 1 939 primary returns originally certified by the county election boards gave Burgen a majority Over Deane Deane protested the return to the state Hoard of elections which eventually declared him the Winner. Soap producer draws top salary it i Claudel in co Leaf is ii Oil Yoou $391,110 Stipel with taken to courts five killed when transport crashes Batavia Netherlands East indies Jam. 22. A a up a life passenger and the new of three were kilted today Evhen a trans h it plane of the Batavia Xuy Ira Haji service crashed into tin a Ca after taking off from the Island of Bali. I j the fight a taken to the courts and when it appeared no j final decision could by reached j before the general election both Deane and Burgin submitted the lease to a Board of arbitration i which decided in favor of Bur 1 Gin. The dispute hinged chiefly on alleged irregularities. Tartly tie a Caudle of the disclosures in the controversy the 1939 legislature banned Absentee voting Iii pin Manes and made other changes in i tile election Law a. Washington Jan. 22.�? up a a soap manufacturer shoved aside All the fabulously paid motion picture Colony to rank As Hie nations High t paid corporation employee in 1938. The $469,713 salary and Bonus of f. A. Countway president of lever Brothers company in Mas i Sach setts topped All others in last year s corporate income tax return. Under a next lax the Treasury made Public today the names of those who received More than $75,000, instead of $15,Gou As in pain years. This change cut1 the list from 50,000 to an even too. Ford Rockefeller not in the list was not however �?�400�?� of the nation s wealthiest people because it excluded income from dividends or other sources not tailed thus names like Henry Ford and John a Rockefeller jr., do not Appeal at All. Thomas j. Watson head of International business machines corporation ranked second with $453.4 to and not until i place hid a ties Claudette Colbert a $u0i, 4i4 appear As the 1 Hest that Hollywood could do. An unexplained technicality however excluded from the list All the wealthy exe it olives and artist of Loews incorporated and its subsidiary metro Gold Wyn Mayer pictures. Louis i Mayer my a head who led All others on the 1937 salary list with $1,161,753. Was not shown for 193s, nor were celebrities like Lark Gable Myrna Loy it tie Davis Paul Muni and Greta Garbo. Some of these names May appear later on a supplemental list. High movie salaries the film paychecks listed however included Warner Baxter $279,807 producer Darryl f. Zanuck $265,000 Bing Crosby $260,000 Jack Benny $250,-"00 from Paramount pictures alone any income from radio Aud other sources apparently did not exceed $75,000 from any i Quot a employer Shirley Temple. $11 l-848 Leslie Howard $141,249 Loretta Young. $181,615 Fred Mac Murry. $183,333 Henry Fonda. $103,000 George raft $186,964 Gary Cooper $14&Quot,-119 John Barrymore $105,-<833 Bob Burns $155,952 Joel a orca. $152,000 Marlene Dietrich $130,000 Charles Boyer $1 61,000 Fred lit March $136. Nil Tyrone Pover $140,750 j director Roy Dei Rush $216,- 7 41, Samuel Good Wye $la6,0u0. A the Only stage celebrity in the us was Helen Hayes who got $113,458 from Heron productions. Inc. Although 1938 was not generally As Good a business year As 1937. Few important changes in compensation appeared the biggest was a reduction from $500,000 to $ i for William Randolph heal St from his vast publishing and other enterprises count Way s no. I salary of 1938, however was More than double the $20 4,301 he eol let led in 1937. Watson a $4 53.-4 4o in 1938 compared with $419,398 of 1937. Gra4 k no. It no 3 salary Man was e. G. Grace Bethlehem steel magnate whose compensation d r o p p e d from $394,976 to $378,698, and no 4 was George Washington Hill xxx Hose american tobacco company remuneration declined from $380,976 to $331,348, the motor Industry supplied its usual crop of headliners with w. A Knudsen of general motors advancing from $247,219 to $303,400. The fifth highest salary reported Edsel Ford dropping from $146,056 to $113,291. And Walter a Chrysler from $1.89, 136 to $162,083. Alfred a Sloan jr., received $164,450 and Cheries u Kettering received $192,923, both from Geatal motors

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