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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - January 25, 1940, High Point, North Carolina Weal her Cloudy continued cold tonight and Friday. The High Point Enterprise vol. 56�?no. 25 member associated press High Point n. A. Thursday afternoon january 25. 1940 Complete Nea service High Point the Center diversified manufacturing Enterprise Price five cents Morgenthal pushes warplane output a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a russians Shell finnish City Vii Puri furniture Market boosters Loyal boosters for the Southern furniture Market Are these gentlemen from South Georgia and Florida. Left to right Are a. R. Hood e. A. Spence f. T. Macon w. W. Hood and b. Valero . They represent the Walker Hood furniture stores in Waycross ga., and Tampa Fla., and the gentleman at the extreme right is connected with the ybor furniture company Tampa Fla. Mart rallies after deutschland Wallop weather Safe at Home despite inclement weather Good restriction noted this morning brisk trading reported by those in attendance German pocket battleship sniper ill be rechristened Berlin. Jan. 25.�? up a the tuesdays weather Wallop was still being Felt today by i &Quot%nedb8homebl?? the mid Winter Southern i Umi ture and Rug Market but warring merchant shipping in the groggy furniture Mart was rallying As the opening week j the Atlantic since the Start headed for the usual weekend slump. surpassing expectations lower railroads can meet demands Institute engineers hear transportation official at state College Kaleigh Jan. 25. A up a railroads the United states Are ready for any new demands which May be made upon them j e. Teal Richmond va., transportation Engineer for the Chesapeake and conditions and the Sharp cold. 120 buyers registered today at the Southern furniture exposition building. There was evidence brisk trading by those Here today which includes a Large number buyers who arrived before the 19-Inch Snow hammered wednesdays registrations to a new Low. Groups buyers huddled con Quot Ohio railway aunty with exhibitors this morn told the Institute for engineers ln8. Indicating that a Large at North Carolina state College amount business was being to cujo by contracted despite the sparseness Teal outlined the condition i numbers railroads pointing out that rail j yesterday could be marked Road Revenue decreased 45 per j Down As Quot Black wednesday a As cent Between 1926 and 1958 j far As the local Market is con line the tax Cost increased 56 corned. Judging from the vigorous pc cent and asserted that the opening two Days. Market Man main reason for their difficulties a Ager Paul . Casey described is that competitive forms monday and tuesday As Quot very transportation get government omitted wednesday and subsidies while railroads do not. Termed today As Quot highly Satis fac to a Silt it Tatu it a theme Quot transportation Quot was the Gen j i lists expected the War the German High command announced today. The Complete communique de by the heavy fall Snow j. Attendance today a described As Quot no special events in the Quot Good Quot by Market officials who i weat a i. I Quot air Force units carried out noted a re i Al the hard h1 re con Naif Ance flights Over France Exchange. And Britain. Bio Register Quot the armoured ship Deutsch in pile hazardous driving Quot a a a it Wlch he be Quot conducting 1 mercantile warfare in the Atlan other dial theme the session speakers included Oswald a it Ting chairman the c Ivil aeronautics authority. Brig. Gen. Thomas m. Robins Wash-1 Hinton assistant chief Engineer for the v. S. Army and Harry Tucker professor Highway engineering at North Carolina state. Or. Roy v. Wright new York who spoke last night will deliver another address tonight. Tomorrow the states society j engineers will hold its annual meeting Here and saturday the Institute will end after a third a Dies by Dock r Wright. Teal warned that in event War conditions abroad cause heavy i eight traffic Here freight cars j must not be allowed to be used As storage containers As they were 20 years ago. A nothing Radical Quot there is nothing Radical to i be done to the Teal continued Oil Page iwo norwegian ship sinks drowning 38 Amsterdam Jan. 25.�? up a twelve passengers mid 26 Crew men lost their lives today when the 1,752-ton norwegian a Teamer Biarritz struck a mine Aud Sank in a to seconds in the North sea. The norwegian Steamer Borg Holm rescued 12 passengers and seven the Crew bringing the survivors to . Tile Biarritz went Down at 2 in. In. Jilt Miles Northwest i a Iii ii Den Aller a tremendous explosion. Which la e first officer a Aid was due to a mine. He said the fact that one Lifeboat Hung ready in the Davit permitted the id survivors to Flat it away. The Bornholm was a Carby and rescued them. Buyers contacted said. Ihm that Ryan. I re sea in prices due to the Federal october i. 1959, application the wage hour Law. Were negligible factors in the purchases. Quot we expected certain justified increases Quot said a representative Market visitor Quot and they Are consistent with what we indications were this morning that next weeks opening Days will see record registration and sales. While some buyers Are expected Friday and saturday nor Bially Light trading Days the heavy influx la due to begin monday morning. Tic since the outbreak War. Returned Home it was also announced that Reich fuehrer Adolf Hitler had ordered the deutschland renamed the Luetzow to Reserve the name deutschland for Quot a bigger it was not disclosed whether such a ship was already under construction. The original Lutzow a heavy Cruiser also will be renamed. The Lutzow fifth a new German series 10,000-ton cruisers was launched at Bremen july i. What its new name will be was not disclosed. The deutschland was one three 10,000-ton pocket battleships which Germany had at the Start the War. The Admiral Graf Spee was destroyed by its own commander dec. 17 Oft Montevideo Uruguay. Lour Days after fleeing to that Point in a running tight with three British cruisers. The other the Admiral Scheer was reported widely Active Iii the first months the War but the Admiral Graf speeds Crew said they frequently masqueraded As the Admiral Scheer. British aviators said that in a raid Kiel sept. 4. The Day after War was declared they badly damaged the Admiral Graf Spee but the germans never acknowledged the claim. When the Admiral Graf Spee showed up in Montevideo it was continued Page two finns inflict heavy losses in Lake sector defenders warding off blow after blow in South Helsinki Jan. 25�? apr costly russian attacks Northeast Lake Ladoga and the resumption Long Range shelling Vii Puri by red army artillery were reported today by the finnish High commands communique. Quot heavy losses Quot for the red army were reported by the finns to have resulted when the Quot especially heavy Quot attacks continuing All Day were repulsed near Ait Tojo i. The soviet forces Quot again lost several Hundred killed by the time the attacks were turned Back this morning the finnish communique said reporting additional Success in repulsing enemy thrusts in the far North. Roi and defences russian pounding against finnish defense lines near Bollaan Joki Quot continued at intervals throughout the night Quot the communique said asserting that three soviet tanks were destroyed this front the Central front a soviet blow was warded off near Sarajarvi and two similar attacks repulsed in the far Northern Petsako Region where two More tanks were destroyed the finn declared. Artillery shelling Vii Puri coastal City near the karelian isthmus fighting zone failed to do any damage the finn said. Snowy weather prevented air activity Over Finland yesterday Quot except for minor raid Quot Kun Samo and the Aland islands the sea route to Sweden across the Gulf bothnia. A finnish merchant ship was sunk in the a d Iii skin tactics hit skip tactics Finland skiing sharpshooters Are frustrating soviet russian mechanized i units and Are in Large measure responsible for the entrapment pc a big red army Force Northeast i Ake Ladoga finnish source reported. Russian tank Crews Are so i provoked by the while Clad i phantoms that they often Send i their theoretically formidable machines barging about in futile circles in search their tormentors the finns said. Excitement is growing in Helsinki where finns made it an open secret that something Quot big Quot is brewing Northeast the Lake. Behind the Brief finnish communiques telling heavy fighting for the past three Days in that sector the finns said there was this unofficial Story flankers smashed Large russian forces Early in the War pushed northwestward around Lake Ladoga in an Effort to flank the karelian isthmus defences the Mannerheim line. Their two columns were smashed at i Zimola and Sysky-1 Jarvi about 20 Miles inside Finland. Another heavy drive started in less Pell Mell fashion was stopped at Kite la also a score Miles from the Border and continued Page two a a a v a. Mine workers Union adopts asserts nation resolutions backing for Norb forced Bridges upon Al says Green Washington Jan. 25.�? i a William Green accused the National labor Board today forcing members Al West coast longshoremen a unions to be represented in collective bargaining by Quot an alien communist Quot the Cio Leader. Harry Bridges. Criticizing the Board with Sharp phrases and calling for four amendments to the National labor relations act Green Al president shouted to a House investigating committee that the Board had Quot wiped out Quot his West coast longshoremen a unions As bargaining Al control the Board held that the proper unit for West coast longshoremen extended from san Diego to the state Washington which meant. Green said that Quot the Man Bridges and his Crew were clothed with authority to t a present Al Quot it a bad enough Quot Green said. Quot to compel the american federation labor unions to be merged with rival groups but it was increasingly we orse when they were compelled to be represented by a Man most All us know to be a communist. Quot judging from the evidence about All the people in America accept Bridges As a communist except Dean Landis and Secretary Perkins. Definitely opposed Quot we Are uncompromisingly opposed to such procedure and we Are coming to Congress for Relief. Quot we done to want to be represented by a communist in collective Dean James m. Landis Harvard Law school recently submitted a report to Secretary Perkins in which he said he had found no justification for a charge that Bridges was a communist. Secretary Perkins upheld the report and dismissed deportation proceedings against Bridges japs take Steps against British Tokyo. Jan. 25.�?up a an admiralty spokesman declaring Japan a National sentiments had been Quot outraged by British removal 21 German passengers from the japanese Steamer Asama Maru said today Quot the Navy is making preparations to prevent such incidents in the he declined to divulge the nature such preparations but said he personally was Quot deeply interested Quot in the american republics 500-mile neutrality Belt and patrol program. Observers considered it highly probable that Japan might adopt similar measures. Sharp contrast to a Lewis address rapping president Columbus o., Jan. 25.�? j apr forty seven Resolu-1 tons supporting a third term j for president Roosevelt were i introduced today before the United mine workers America convention provid-1 ing an anomalous aftermath to John l. Lewis split with the new Deal. No immediate action was taken by the 2,000 delegates the re j solutions from locals in Ohio West j Virginia Virginia Kentucky. Ala i Bama Tennessee Pennsylvania Wyoming and Maryland. Campaign issues several resolutions were offered opposing use . Funds i for political campaigns. Lewis president the . And con i Gress for Industrial organza dons put up about $500,000 for j the 1936 democratic Campaign. A Hope that Lewis Quot someday would by president the United states Quot a expressed in a resold Hon from a Sharon w. Va., i group. The delegates taking up Sev eral Hundred 1.800 resolutions submitted before the Jubilee session opened adopted one opposing continuation the Dies committee investigating in american activities. It suggested that the Money be turned Over to the la Follette civil liberties commit j tee. Shari contrast the Roosevelt third term resolutions contrasted sharply with Lewis prediction yesterday that a Campaign to re elected the president would result in Quot ignominious while there May be some de i Bate these resolutions there was Little likelihood any being adopted in View Lewis Strin i gent control Over the convention. Talmage facing government claims Atlanta ga., Jan. 25.�? up a the Federal government has registered claims for $1,621.94 in bark income taxes against former governor Eugene to i Madge. Democratic critic new Deal Trade and agricultural policies. A hearing is set before commissioner John a. Tyson the u. S. Board tax appeals feb. I charges that Talnadge was i deficient $1,525.47 in 1934 and $96.47 in 1935 payments. An Atlanta lawyer and Farmer Talnadge contended the Basic j amounts in question. $17,095.68 i 1934 and $2,709.12 for 1935, i were Quot contributions and gifts transfers in Bank accounts Inci i Dent to his successful Campaign j for reelection As chief executive i Georgia in 1934. Danish planes bomb Island with food for starved swans Copenhagen Jan. 25.�? up i a As gently As possible two Dan j ish military planes Quot bombed Quot the Island Althom near Copenhagen today with wheat and Corn. The Quot raid Quot was made at the request the animal Protection society we High reported 2, wild swans living the Island were in danger starvation because the severe Winter. While rumbles orow louder in Europe the heart sex Kaiser Wilhelm grows weaker. The exiled former ruler Germany shown in his most recent portrait above is reported seriously ill at doom Holland. He will be 81 january 27. Dutch reject British bid for cooperation assert they Are More less at Side league because allies domination House passes deficiency Bill Little debate Over measure to provide naval armament Register More soldiers London Jan. 25.�? a the government announced today 250,000 men aged 20 through 23 would be registered feb. 17 for military service we hich we As considered Likely to Start about the Middle March. Washington Jan. 25.�? up a the House passed with Little debate today a $58,502,600 deficiency appropriation to provide Money for naval armament and for internal Revenue Bureau tax refunds. The measure was shoved thru ahead the $1,032,000,000 treas Ury Post Ofhie Bill which the House started debating yesterday because appropriations committee members said the Money was needed immediately. I n voice vote the Bill passed a voice continued Page Woi a the Hague Jan. 25.�?�? the Netherlands rejected today Britain s recent bid for cooperation neutrals against Germany. Closing a foreign affairs debate in parliament after speakers had opposed the plea for Quot United action a sounded saturday by Winston Churchill first lord the British admiralty foreign minister Eelco n. Kleffen said the Netherlands was under no obligation to depart from her policy strict neutrality. C Churchill not mentioned Kleffen did not mention Churchill who said that the safety Small european neutrals depended upon Quot United action Quot with the allies. The foreign minister however did say a Quot from the British Side there has come a voice we hich declared that Neutral nations have a juridical obligation As members the league nations to go into the War. Quot i strongly deny there is a Jur Docial a moral obligation continued Page two City schools won t open till monday the High Point City schools will not reopen until monday morning according to an announcement made this afternoon by superintendent Charles f. Carrolljr. The weather Bureau at the Greensboro High Point Airport is anticipating a Low 12 degrees tonight and supt. Carol said it would be unwise to attempt to reopen the schools tomorrow because the icy condition. No Relief from cold wave in sight nation benumbed after t heavy snowfall Mercury sinks Low by the associated press a new cold wave besieged the benumbed nation today and no immediate Relief was in Prospect. The Middle West and Rocky Mountain regions again suffered the Brunt the frigid weather but few spots the Contu tent escaped the Arctic chill. Sub Zero temperatures prevailed Early today in Iowa the Dako tas Indiana Wisconsin Nebraska Minnesota. Missouri and Illinois. The Mercury Sank to -28 yesterday at Napoleon n. A Freh Snow swirled across Eastern states which still Felt the paralysing effect the seasons worst snowstorm yesterday. Reached 21 inches the snowfall reached a depth 21 inches in some sections Virginia and 19 inches in High Point x. Some schools in both states were closed. Snow and ice blanketed much the East South and Middle West. Some highways in Maryland. Delaware new Jersey Virginia and West Virginia were clogged with Snow. Washington n. C., was engaged in digging out from 9 Ujj inches Snow. A Lake Erie Gale piled up 7 feet Snow the Sandusky Ohio Bay Bridge closing it to traffic. The Snow storm missed new York City causing some disappointment the part City officials worried about the Dwing ing water Supply. The storm left Only a few flurries in the Metropolis As it veered into the Atlantic. Water Supply disrupted freezing temperatures disrupted the water Supply at Henderson k.v., Morris okla., and other communities. Several factories in Henderson were closed after the we Ater Supply was Cut off tuesday. Water was being hauled from Wells in other Kentucky towns. Morris residents had to carry water from Okmulgee okla., seven Miles Distant because a 4-Inch water main froze. Part the Guthrie okla., water Supply was Cut off also. Schools there we Ere closed because the cold a forecast 4 5 degrees today sent Miami Fla., residents scurrying in search fuel and extra h items. Many persons drove into the country to gather Pine stumps As the firewood Supply neared depletion. Record snowfalls disrupted traffic in much the South. Jackson miss., was blanketed by a 10-Inch fall and the Snow measured 10.3 in Atlanta. Officials estimated the damage to North Carolina highways at $2,.. Carolina roads general were ice coated and travel was hazardous. Must keep up with demands from abroad engine output will hold up belligerent orders Washington Jan. 25.�? apr Secretary Morgen Thau said today that the nations air plane engine productions must be increased to meet the potential demand by the army Navy and civil Domestic services and by foreign countries. Morgenthau president Roosevelt a Liaison Man with an interdepartmental committee coordinating Domestic and foreign air plane purchases said that Quot Enfin production Isnit big enough to take care the Quot i know american air plane manufacturers could handle a lot More orders if they could get the engines a a he added. Interference in Hight saying that the potential bottleneck in the engine Industry had not impeded fulfilment present air plane orders but might interfere with future orders. Morgenthau reported that Quot everybody Quot was studying Means expanding production. The need for More engines he explained was one the principal reasons Why he and other officials were visiting air plane and engine factories. Morgenthau and army and Navy representatives were supposed to have been in Buffalo n. Y., today to inspect the Curtiss Wright and Bell aircraft plants but were prevented from going by yesterday s heavy Snow. Visited Buffalo however Captain Harry e. J Collins. Treasury procurement i chief and chairman the coordinating committee went to Buffalo by train. Morgenthau also Desclos conf Blued Cage two n. Highways in bad shape damage done by wintry storm estimated at around $2,000,000 Raleigh Jan. 25.�? pm most North Carolina s highways had Slippery ice coatings Early today. Chief Highway Engineer w. Vance raise warned and extremely dangerous Icey spots probably will be found again tonight highways nearly Clear Snow. Raise said he estimated Quot As a rough guess Quot that tuesdays state wide storm had done damage around $2,000,000 to highways. He added Quot you can to really do any figuring until you find out what conditions Are under the Snow sleet and ice. And that won t be possible for several is too work ice around 12.000 Highway workers including convicts Laboured throughout the Day yesterday Clearing main Roa is Snow and sleet breaking up ice coatings when possible and sanding icy curves Bridges and Steep Hills where machinery would not remove the 1 Glaze. Early this morning the work was resumed and Baise said All main highways were open so far a he knew except those in Caswell county where the Snow was 30 inches deep and route 107 into the great Smoky mountains National Park where there were 24 inches Snow word from Virgin was that All main North South highways we Ere open for travel Quot but in extremely dangerous Baise emphasized that it was impossible to place too much stress the need for careful driving tonight and Early tomorrow. Danger tonight tomorrow Quot people drive carefully highways covered with Snow and he pointed out. Quot but when the highways appear cleared they Speed up. The trouble tonight is going to be that Many Miles Road will be Nice and dry and a Driver will Speed along then suddenly an awfully Slick ice spot will be encountered and no telling what will happen. Those spots May show up anywhere due to trickling water from melted Snow onto the roads. Personally i anticipate More serious accidents late tonight and tomorrow than at any time since since the torm started tuesday Quot j

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