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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - January 28, 1940, High Point, North Carolina North sea London France a Mediterranean sea scale of Miles Page twelve Sec. Athe High a Viii Chi Terni a a Piedmont Center of Industry High Point North Carolina sunday january 28, 1940 air blockade of Britain land attack against France Are on nazi Calendar Bryson asks probe into Jap Miami passes Reno Cotton importation in la. S. In divorce records Power of plane in War soon May meet great grim test by Thomas m. Johnson of x service military writer a aggressive spirit boldness Shock a a so preaches the nazi Reichs wehry a Bible its Field service regulations. Such is the total War that in these tense Days is being whetted into a terrible Swift sword. Soon that sword will slash away the diplomatic and political Fetters binding nazi strategy. As the Franco British blockade begins to Pinch and As Germany s supplies Are delayed from Russia by the finnish War and from the Balkans by Frozen Rivers then through the air the sword will strike. First it will attempt a total air blockade of Britain s islands fortress by striking at the Commerce that is the defenders life shipping and ports. That failing to starve Britain out then will come assault on Frances Field fortress the strongest in world history. Today s driving Effort is to prepare for both conflicts which must come in a matter of weeks barring some utterly unforeseen development. With , Wah what can be foreseen is that not until about easter will weather Over Britain favor Large scale consistent raiding and accurate bombing. About the same holds for ground operations in France. In the world War the bigger German attack on Verdun came in february and failed. The German weather Bureau picked March 21, 1918�?and aided by wonderful weather the germans broke the Western front. But that was a Rifle pit compared to the present fortifications. Those fortifications Are the French Maginot line and its extensions North behind the Luxem Burg belgian and South behind the Swiss italian frontiers. The Central portion alone forms the a Western front where the nazis have been raiding for information and to develop Quot aggressive spirit in troops soon to launch a great attack. Probably they will attack where they have been raiding the Hun a Washington Jan. 21.�? up a representative Bryson pc said today he was preparing a formal request for the Tariff commission to investigate Quot the problem of increased importation of japanese Cotton Bryson said he hoped to have and Valorme duties on japanese textiles based eventually on the american production Cost of equivalent goods rather than on a claimed japanese costs of product Miami fla., Jan. 27.�? up a Nevada papers please copy until the i it Florida legislature passed a of Day divorce Law Miami bad fewer than 500 divorces a year. Iii 1050, there was a record 3,124. Keno nev., publicized As the nation s divorce capital had 2,251 divorces in 1050. The record there was 1.7 45 if i 1051. All figures Courtesy Miami municipal publicity Bureau. Trailers make heat with Sun lamps 10-quart cans Tampa fla., Jan. 27.�? of it a Many Traile rites caught unprepared by Florida s worst cold spell in years had to Rustle up some form of Heater. Some found that a Sun Ray lamp placed in a ten quart tin can punched full of holes makes a right workable miniature stove. War has brought a Sharp revival in Belgium a textile Industry. Tile allies furiously forge a defensive War machine designs to resist an expected German offensive it one or several of the i hints within the White Circle Oil the map above a against England s channels and of la cry port la through the Netherlands and Belgium c through Luxembourg la against a tricorn fealty a a vulnerable sector of tile Maginot Kine k across the frontiers. Dred mile strip Between Moselle and Rhine. Here including some old a. E. F. Ground the Maginot line is most vulnerable. But even a a terrible Swift sword Quot is poised to strike Frances Field fortress the Maginot line. First at Britain a shipping then at Here the terrain is roughly Acci dented. Its underground labyrinth marked by a 25-mile zone of new Field works and a Chain of cities Long fortified. The germans Call the Maginot line a Strong but Aib Arm is or Kat unknown indeed that Frontier would seem to be impregnable but for the greatest of All this War s great unknowns. As Marshall retain puts it a the fundamental military Laws Are in danger. The air plane May impose its own Spain and. Lately Poland seem to prove that with enough help from the air. Infantry can still break through despite modern automatic arms. Now if on the Western front it is proved that shells cannot penetrate underground fortresses can air bombs Seal them up by wrecking their protruding steel cupolas and re verse slope entrances and hinder their reinforcement by breaking communications rearward Only a trial can answer. And even then Eastern France offers no such tank country As did Poland. Behind the Maginot lines Quot weak links East of Nancy wait surrounding mountains and fortresses to trap the nazi mechanized forces. Of Mana Are flank frs a head Down butting attack is for the nazis not Only risky with morale a bit doubtful but contrary to their Bible. That Bible preaches the glories of cannae where 216 by Hannibal crushed the romans not by Hutting hut by squeezing from flank and rear. His carthaginians enveloped them As von Brauchitsch enveloped the poles. Against the Franco British the germans May first feint As Hannibal did. At the front door hut really break into the House by going around to the Back. The 1914 route is barred today by a Strong belgian army and fortification dutchmen and Dykes with traps beneath canal ice. Then comes the difficult Ste nay Entrance to France via the Rocky Meuse Argonne a. E. F. Battlefield. I even if the germans Stop Short on Holland s Northern coast in closer bombing Range of Britain they Are exposed to counter at tack not Only by British but by i French the worlds finest mane vering Force. The Strong hut rela Lively Jerry built rely How or j having won the break through it might thereupon lose the War like i the Kaiser at the Marne. Ditto if they tried Complete imitation of cannae by a thrust through the not impassable Northern Region of Switzerland. Still the Reichs Wehr Bible say a the first demand in War is de i Oilive action. In doubtful Situa Lions it is More advisable to proceed actively and retain the initiative than to await hostile Rule of by in it is a stupendous Gamble so the germans May not try the Back doors until their blows have the front door shivering on its hinges. Rule or ruin if Germany wins she can Divide up Scandinavia and the Balkans and perhaps the British and French empires too. With a Russia that will have become their full partners if Germany wins until that a Elf a becomes certainty. The world toils armies form factories hum. Any Day now we shall begin to see the answer to the great Riddle upon which ultimately the answer depends the greatest Riddle of All can great air Power fully and ruthlessly exerted crush great sea Power and Industrial Power. Of so it is tile end of democracy in Europe. The bi99�. Us a car bargains in a lure a n9 w. Or. It Quot quoted Taar of maw. Room or a a of a of a red cd Rod no on a pro and Quot us a. New Chevrolet. How and save 6,647,437 pm opt bought us cd Cora and truck from Cho Rolot doa Iora during Tho loaf four Moora. Sei the classified Section of this paper for listings of your Chevrolet ? dealers bargains now in Stock i 5 reasons Why you should buy your used car from your Chevrolet dealer now i i buy a reconditioned used car 1 now and save costly repairs on your old car. 9 save further depreciation on your old car. Trade up to a late Model used car now. It buy now before prices Rise and save the difference. J save Winter conditioning expense on your old car. Sah used cars Are priced to sell fast to make room for More Trade ins. Buy now and save. Char la Ltd tar Ara far mud truck value Al All popular makes and models Lyles Chevrolet co. 727-23 North main Street phone 4966 Jefferson Standard reports Good year but its fair and warm by Telephone All outdoors May be frowning the thermometer close to Zero Street travel an exhausting task. Yet to your Telephone it is As Clear and fair As a june Day. Without moving from your chair at Home or in your office you can Send your voice across the Snow swept Miles. Wind and weather need not delay the necessary tasks of business or break the ties Between friends and relatives. Through All the Days of the year the Telephone is your Contact with the world beyond your door. It knows no season no letting up when the going gets hard. Through storm and flood an army of trained employees works ceaselessly along the highways of speech. This very Day As you talk so easily from the warmth and Comfort of your Home a lineman May be scaling a pole far out on a Frozen Mountainside so that the service May go on. So that you May talk to almost anyone anywhere at any time. A nothing gives so much for so Little Quot North state Telephone co. Vinitial mewling of Stock holders hear report Robert j. Terry local represented of the Jefferson Standard life insurance company of Greensboro a received the annual report of the company operation in 1939, As presented by president Julian Price at the animal meeting of the stockholders and director. Payments to policyholders and beneficiaries amounting to $6.-350,000 an increase in assets of approximately $7,500,000, which makes total assets $87,500,000, and continuation of the highest net interest on invested assets of any major insurance company were reported to stockholders of Jefferson Standard life insurance company by Julian Trice president. Declaring 1939 to have been the Hest year in the company a 12-year history president Price in his annual statement to the stockholders said that the High Quot your warmest Friend Quot Only the Best grades of coat City fuel co. 520 Park St. Phone 5555 Model Supply company a a Complete in ii in him and heating services 504 Xiv. Broad St. Phone 82iu Sprinkle gasoline service from seaports saves serves satisfies tax a or pfc paid i / c Galia Sprinkle service station 1808 n main St. An lights of the past year a appear to he the rate of interest earned on our invested assets the favourable mortality experience and the satisfactory gains in insurance issued and in insurance in in reporting on the investment situation Price stated that the net interest on invested assets last year was 5.1 per cent. It is expected that the Jefferson Standard will again Lead All other major life insurance companies in the United states in the rate of net interest earned. A your mortality rate a he said a was again less than 50 per cent of the expected which Means that our mortality for two consecutive years has been lower than in any of the la years preceding 1938. The average mortality rate for 1927 to 1937 was 58 per cent. All members of the Hoard of directors listed As follows were re elected by the stockholders Julian Price Ralph c. Price Pierce c. Rucker Julius c. Smith. Charles Vav. Causey Julius Vvs. Cone Kory c. Green Howard Holderness. C. Elmer leak and Joseph m. Bryan All of Greensboro Selby Anderson Wilson William a. Blair Winston Salem Vav. It. Brooks Charlotte Vav. G. Clark sr., Tarboro Shepard Bryan Atlanta ga., and a. G. Myers Gastonia. Officers other than president Price Are c. Elmer leak vice president Julius c. Smith vice president and general counsel Joseph m. Bryan vice president Howard Holderness vice president Ralph c. Price vice president ii. P. Leak Secretary and l. M. Johnson treasurer. A dividend of 75 cents a share was declared on All company j Stock As of january 22, this being payable january 26. Judge jails wife who sued husband for non support Union own pa., Jan. 2 7.�? to a judge w. Russell Carr reversed the usual procedure in common pleas court and jailed the wife who brought a non support suit against Lier husband. The judge found William j. I Maines innocent of the charge and ordered mrs. Sarah j. Maines to the county jail until i she pays the costs of the Case. A i has old Man i Winter got the Quot grip Quot on you old Man Winter May have closed Down your washing facilities at Home but the dutch laundry is a on the jobs ready to serve you in a most efficient manner with your laundry problems. Protect your health during this Winter weather. Send us your laundry. Give us a trial. Our work is not Only economical hut it is Good. You la be delighted with the snowy White Wash when it is returned to you from the dutch. Over five economical services to choose from. For Complete laundry service dial 3319 829-833 South main Street dutch la Chi do

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