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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - March 3, 1939, High Point, North Carolina Weather not so cold tonight Cloudy nod warmer saturday. The High Point Enterprise High Point Industry at High Point offers Good Opportunity for it ear around work vol. 55 no. 62 member associated press High Point n. A. Friday afternoon March 3, 1939 Complete Nea service Price five cents Pope Pius Xii makes Appeal for peace last minute bulletins paroles Civ in Raleigh. March 3. Him a Hugo Hockaday Nerving from la to 18 yearn on a second degree murder change imposed in Granville county in duly 1931, received a parole today. John Spivey sentenced in Guilford last september to five years for attempted rape was also paroled As governor Liney granted clemency to two other prisoners. They were Carl Nicholson sentenced in August in Wilkes county to a year and Willie Simmons Simm sentenced in december in Johnston county to six months both for larceny. Propaganda threat Washington March 3. A Imp the Senate heard a warning today from senator Nyer and that it must keep a close Cheek on developments in american foreign policy lest some propaganda Campaign carry the nation to War. Discussing the administrations $358,000,000 army expansion Hill As it heard a vote Nye outlined a half dozen Steps he said might fit in a pattern of events leading to conflict. For arrives Karia Charleston s. March 3.�?ji.im�?the Cruiser Houston returning president Roose Elt from the South Atlantic War games arrived at the Navy Yard Hen at 12 50 p. Rn., Eastern Standard time about two hours ahead of schedule. The president planned to remain aboard until late in the Day then go to his so Elal train and leave Between 7 and 8 p. In. For Washington. Rescue efforts Halifax Nova Scotia. Mar. Canadian press a a Gale whipping heavy seas today foiled efforts to Rescue 132 men aboard the leaking sealing ship Ranger 12 Miles off the Southeast coast of Newfoundland radio reports said. The steamship Newfoundland and Imogene were standing by hut battering Waves prevented them from getting a line aboard the Ranger to Tow her to the nearest land cd a be St. Mary s on Placentia Bay. Appropriation Bill passed Washington mar. the House with almost unprecedented unanimity and Sam de passed and sent to Tho Senate today a $199,000, Mai army appropriation Hill tarrying funds to Start a proposed expansion of the air corps. Dimaggio signed St. Petersburg Fla. Mar. 3. A Gim a manager Joe Mccarthy of the new York Yankees announced today Joe Dimaggio had signed his 1939 contract. While no figures were announced it la believed Dimaggio signed for $27,000, a $2. In increase Over his 1938 salary. Patty Berg wins St. Augustine. Fla mar. Jim a Pic freckled Patty Berg of Minneapolis continued her unbroken string of Winter Golf triumphs today with a 8 and i Victory Over Laddie Irwin of Montclair n. J., in the semifinals of the Florida East coast women s tournament. Betty Jameson of san Antonio tex., Defeated mrs. Helen Llo Kenjo of Lake Hopatcong n. J., 3 and 2 in the other Semi finals. Administer matrix named for Farrington estate git kens Boro March 8. Special a or. Annie Kiser Jamestown route one. Qualified today in Tho office of the clerk of Superior court As administer matrix of the estate of Sadie Farrington. Who died february 27. Heirs to the estate estimated Al $125 personal property and $275 real. Are mrs. Kiser Tell and t p. Farrington of Jamestown route one 0. La. Farrington and mrs. L Hendricks of Kernersville route two. Rig trans Pacific Clipper completes Maiden voyage Hon Kong March 3a5 a pan american airways new 10-ton, 74-passenger clip ire completed her Maiden trans Pac Lilc flight today slighting Bere on the final leg from Manila she carried mail express and to persons ail members of the staffs of pan american airways of the Boeing and Wright com panics. The big Clipper known As no. 18, is scheduled to begin her return flight tomorrow and to reach san Francisco March to. T recommendations asked for la. S. Tax revision first address a broadcast to a. F. Of l. Asks . Failing entire world revision of institutions labor Board says Graham Boughten and Harrison head Money groups Senate finance Ami House ways and meant committees make request Washington March 3.�?</p> a chairman of the Senate and House tax committees railed on the Treasury today to submit recommendations for revising taxes which a act As a deterrent to business Quot chairman Harrison a mass of the Senate finance committee and chairman Houghton dec of the House ways and Means committee. Said in a letter to Secretary Morgenthau that their committee members were in sympathy with the administration s efforts to encourage business. The chairman referred to recent statements by president Roosevelt Secretary Hopkins and Morgenthau and added Quot we appreciate that it is the intention of the Treasury to make no recommendation to the Congress concerning the Federal tax i Structure until after the March 15, 1939, tax returns Are recely j cd and examined. Quot As chairmen of the respective i committees having to Deal with 1 the subject of taxation in the Congress. And believing that we i express the sentiments of our the spectre # committees we would i like to have As soon As possible after the March is returns Haxe Bern received and examined the views and recommendations of digging for the dead after Snow Avalanche in a mass of Snow and broken timbers workers search for bodies of three miners killed when a Snow Avalanche swept Down a Mountainside at Pomr mining Camp near Salt Lake City Utah and do in Deb through the roofs of Ore Bias. Teachers retirement fund Hydro project presented House today the Treasury department relating to any provisions of the tax Law which in your judgment act As a deterrent to business and which in your opinion come within the scope of the statements to which we have Call for curtailment Harrison in a statement yesterday called for a Quot Radical Quot curtailment of government spending As a Means of encouraging business. Government Economy was not mentioned in today a letter to Morgenthau. However. Another development viewed As relating to government Busi Ness cooperation was the appointment by Secretary Hopkins of general Robert e Wood hair Nian of Sears. Roebuck and company. As the Secretary s advisor on business relations. Wood will serve for about four months. Harrison and Houghton told Mot Gentha that they had read Quot with gratification Quot recent statements by administration officials regarding taxes. Morgenthau recent declaration advocating a tax study was referred to As Quot your very Fine statement in the newspapers relative to aiding business through the modification or elimination of any provisions of the tax Law which act As a deterrent to the letter or the two committee chairmen concluded Quot we want to express to you and others in the executive Branch of the government our Earnest and sincere desire to cooperate in effectuating the purposes recently announced by those in High authority in the administration. Quot it is our belief that the members of the committee on ways and Means and the committee on finance hold definite views relating to these matters which Are generally consistent with the purposes recently announced and we believe that any Well defined recommendations concerning such modification of the present tax Law As will encourage private Industry to increase employment add to the purchasing Power of the people and stabilize the Rev cd ont in lied on Page 2 Wood appointed Hopkins advisor chairman of Sears Roebuck to counsel Oil business relation Washington. March % Tif Secretary of Commerce Harry l. Hopkins has appointed general r e Wood of Chicago As Hie official advisor on business j relations. General Wood a former regular army officer who now is chairman of the Board of Sears. Roebuck and company will serve i for about four months without title or administrative duties. A Hopkins aide said Wood had accepted the Job on condition that it he temporary. Wood who is also a former member of the Commerce departments business advisory Council was described by department officials As a Quot business his Job will he to help Hopkins find out what he can do to help business and also to Tell j business what it can do to promote government business cooperation espoused in re it ent statements of president Roosevelt and several administration leaders. A Wood is in Washington attend Ina s Cen Ana Bureau meeting. A told newsmen he bad Dos cussed the matter informally with Hopkins several weeks ago i but had just returned from a Caribbean cruise and did not i know if the Commerce Secretary had Given him the assignment. Bodies he i Jerusalem. March 3 Ltd it i the bodies of 12 arabs believed killed by terrorists were found in i a rave by troops searching Arab villages near tul harm today. Two arabs w Ere killed when they i attempted to break a military i cordon during searches of the i Samaria and Jerusalem districts temperatures in state drop to freezing Point fun had loses St Hool Kenansville March 3.�? pm to. P. Johnson superintendent said today flood water from Muddy Creek and Northeast in in or forced closing of the Chinquapin school in Duplis county. Raleigh March 3.�? up a i temperatures Over most of North Carolina dropped below freezing j Mark Early today but Lee a. Henson Raleigh Weatherman forecast fair and warmer weather for tomorrow. The Mercury started its nosedive shortly after dark yesterday in the Wake of Snow flurries that extended Over most of the state. Generally the Snow melted As soon As it hit the ground. The lowest temperature Here this morning was 27 degrees. Low Marks for Acme other cities during the 24-hour period which ended at 7 30 of clock this morning were Asheville 28, Charlotte 29, Greensboro 22, Hatteras 4 2 and Wilmington 32. Meanwhile flooded Eastern North Carolina Rivers which left their Banks during record setting Rains last month continued to cover thousands of acres of Low lands As the overflow moved slowly toward the sea. The Neuse River reached a stand at Smithfield where it was five feet out of the Banks but was still rising at Goldsboro w Hen a stage of 18.8 feet 4.8 oui of the Hanks. Was recorded. The River is expected to push two and a half feet More out of the Hanks at Goldsboro by monday or tuesday and to Rise at Kinston until late next week. The stage at Kinston was 16.1 feet two and a half out of the Hanks. The tar was one foot out at Tarboro and rising two and a half feet out at Greenville and rising and slightly Over the Banks at Rocky mount where it was beginning to recede. The Cape fear started to fall at Fayetteville but still was five feet in flood and reached a stand at Elizabethtown it was i 5 Fet out if the Hanks at the former and in slight flood at the la tier. 4 Start work on permanent tax measure favourably reported last i Eek Raleigh March 3.�? apr the House of representatives today received Hill to establish a retirement fund for Public school teachers and to organise a a a a ape fear Valley authority a to develop navigational Ami Hydro elect heal facilities of the Cape fear River. The House then started work on permanent tax measure which was reported favourably by the Flun Aee committee last week. The tax Hill designed to finance a Revot a setting $154,-360.000 spending program during 1939-41, was considered Section by Section in committee of the a no appropriation yesterday the representatives considered briefly an appropriations measure hut decided not to pass on any appropriations until the Revenue Bill had been approved. The teachers retirement fund Bill was sent Forward by representative Bryant of Durham Cherry of Gaston Horton of Martin Allen of Wake. Kimzey of Transylvania and others of provides that the state and teachers shall contribute to a joint fund which will be set up to provide pensions for superannuated Public school teachers retirement would be optional at 60 and compulsory at 70 years of age. The Cape fear Valley authority measure was sponsored by representative Mcbryde of cum Ber and. It provides for the appointment of a a Public and corporate body a to promote Quot water Commerce Hydro electric Power development and flood it Fayetteville the principal office of the authority would be located in Fayetteville the authority would he composed of la persons a one from each congressional District Aud a chairman All appointed thy the governor. The authority would have sweeping Power to borrow Money from the Federal government for projects such As construction of canals and locks construction of dams construction of Power plants and erection of distribution lines reclamation of swamps and flood cd lands and re forestation. Quot it is hereby declared that it i is necessary and in the Public interest that provision he made i for tile development of the Cape fear River the principal navigable St i Carn in North Carolina by creating a Public and corporate body to promote water Commerce Hydro electric Power development and flood control that the benefits of water Commerce should he brought to persons living in the Interior of North Carolina that an abundance it electric Power he provided to enhance the Industrial development of the Central and Southeastern sections of the state and fro add to the living comforts of a Large Section of the population and that Relief he provided from flood water. The Senate adopted a revolution Mei normalizing Congress to i continued on Cage it for expected in Charleston s. I ill land i her fait i Iii afternoon before going Bilo a Liing Toni in ill Wold Olin lit Charleston s. C., March 3. 1.4v president Roosevelt was ailing up the South Atlantic coast for this port today after a two weeks voyage that gave him an Opportunity to see first hand How the United states would go about defending itself Ami its Stater republics from a South Atlantic attack. The fact that the Fleet Maneu vers were uppermost in his mind and that Congress is now acting on his emergency defense proposals while debating foreign policies la general gave Rise to speculation among some members of his party Bere that he May touch upon world affairs in his speech to lie 150th anniversary session of Congress tomorrow. The Fille of executive was due Here on the Cruiser Houston late this afternoon. He will entrain for Washington Between 7 and 8 p. Rn., and arrive tomorrow morning. Before going to the Capitol for the joint memorial session around noon he will attend services at St. John s episcopal Church near the White House in accordance with the custom he established of his first March 4 inauguration. During his journey Here from the Caribbean he has worked on hts Washington address and was believed today to have about completed it. The belief that he May at least refer to foreign affairs in the talk was strengthened by the fact that this subject was the keynote of hts two Brief radio talks on feb. 18 just before embarking for tropical Waters at key West Fla. In those speeches he spoke of the determination of the american republics to maintain the institutions of democracy Iti the Western world and to Quot lift de j in Mcraey High above the ugly i truculent be of autocracy Quot the usual honors were to he accorded the chief executive upon his arrival today a 21 gun Salute from Navy Yard batteries was planned As Tho Houston approached the Dock. To Congress that a five Man group should succeed present staff Washington March 3. A aim rite american federation of labor asked Congress today to set up a new five Man a Federal labor Board to replace the present three Man Agency which administers the Wagner aet. The request a put Forward by representative Borden dec who also introduced a series of other proposed amendments desired by Tho Al and previously proposed on the Senate Side by senator Walsh a Mas federation leaders say they believe creation of a new Federal labor Board will give president Roosevelt an Opportunity to appoint an entirely new set of administrators for the Wagner act. The Al has Heen highly critical of some rulings by the present three Man Agency. In a statement issued coincidentally with the introduction of the amendments in the House Al president William Green said Quot we Are convinced that these amendments will prevent future bureaucratic blundering. The rules of the game will he written into the Law. The new Board will have to conform with them. As a result All sides and All clashes will he assured of fair play and an Opportunity to he heard before being Green gave notice the federation was determined to fight for the passage or All its proposed amendments Quot at the earliest possible be said Quot will be permitted to stand in the Way of this vital this $ lenient was taken to indicate that the federation would oppose strongly any indefinite postponement of congressional hearings on the amendments because of prospective peace negotiations Between a if and Al. The fio is opposed to amending the Wagner aet at this time. Quot prompt enactment of the amendments Quot Green said Quot is vitally necessary to safeguard the act from being entirely destroyed by the present National labor relations Coronation Date i set for March 12 follows policy of predecessor Britain dispatches Mission to Spain in Effort to get Back commercial advantages London. March 3 i Britain is expected to dispatch a Trade Mission shortly to nationalist Spain in a hurried attempt to recapture commercial and political advantages now enjoyed by Italy and germane. Now that Britain and France have recognized the nationalist regime As the Legal government continuation of the Spanish civil War Only embarrasses their program. Roth Hope for an end soon o the resistance offered by the Spanish republicans under Premier Juan Negrin. The government was reported reliably to have asked the Spanish nationalists to accept sir Maurice As British ambassador the Diplomat who will be 50 years old March to formerly served in Madrid and for a time was in the British embassy in Washington Washington March <7pi�?a University president told a Senate Committer today that the i listed states had failed to carry out Quot the american system Quot in might a it rating its Public schools. Tile witness Frank la. Graham president of North Carolina University. Chapel Hill n. It urge congressional approval of the Hill prox Ming More than ssi i. Too he in next six years in new Federal Grants to states for education. Federal support for education Graham complained had not kept Pace xxx till Federal sex for roads defense , health agr cult lire and social Security. Ile urged support for the measure introduced by be Artois Thomas Italy and Harrison a miss which would begin with Grants of $75,000,. Too Ami increase to More than 3200.000,000 in the sixth it Rar. Negrin s hold is threatened apposition reported to re i Ryin to form new government Iii Madrid Avila Spain. March 3. a the Spanish nationalists have received reports that Republican political leaders opposed to Premier Juan Negrin Are attempting to form a new government in Madrid. The nationalists regard this situation As holding the possibility of unconditional surrender which Generalissimo Franco has demanded As an alternative to a nationalist offensive against the Madrid Valencia Alicante zone the leaders of the so called Republican dissidents Are said to he opposed to communists which form much of Negrin s support and to represent a Large part of Madrid s population which nationalists said had Heen calling for Quot bread or the nationalists found other immediate signs of Republican collapse a reports of mass desertions despite stringent control to prevent the flight of Madrile nos to nationalist siege lines Halfway around the City. Nationalist officers said hundreds of residents of the Republican capital had run the fire of Republican machine guns to reach nationalist lines across no titans land areas in University City Parque de Geste and Casa Del Campo. Some of the refugees were said to have swum the Manzanares River while others fought their Way through barbed wire. Nationalist officers said the refugees told of scores dying of starvation each week in Madrid and of Many who searched garbage cans for food. Jose Maria Alfaro one of the founders of the powerful falange Espanola party was said to have been among those escaping from the beleaguered capital. Vatican it March 3. Aim Pius Xii opened his pontificate today with a Strong Appeal for peace and a special prayer a in these troublesome and difficult hours Quot for those who guide the destinies of nations. His Appeal was broadcast to the entire Christian world less tha 24 hours after his election to the throne of St. Peter and Short after he had set his Coronation Foi sunday March 12. Speaking for five minutes is latin from the sistine Chapel i expressed his Hope and Appeal it a a that peace Sublime gift of Beaven. Which is desired by All hone son is and which is the fruit it Charity and Flat l among nations Quot we invite everybody to pea of conscience tranquil Iii the Friendship of god to peace off Hies United and harmonized holy love of Brist and. Finally peace among nations through Numal. Brotherly assistance am Friendly collaboration a lie Aid a Iii these troublesome end diff Fie ult hours while so Many diff bullies seem to impede attainment i profound inspiration of hearts raise to the lord a special Pra for All those who Are cuties with the High Honor and the in Burden of guiding Peoples on the Road to Prosperity and Prog re. Thus like his predecessor pin i Pius Xii made peace the Stone of his policy. His holiness began lits an expression of most found emotion Quot before the or Mendouse responsibility to who divine Providence in its insert Able designs has called he gave his a paternal embrace to 11 i College of it a Dinall of which until yesterday he a member As Eugenio Cardinal pm Celli and then extended his by rigs to the Brothers of the Cpl Pate the priests and nuns in Sions Catholic auction and our sons throughout the world. Is iils i it he a Erv Milt the pontiff said his thous a nmn also to All those who Are in Side the Church to those who be pleased to know that the to raises for them to the highest a greatest god prayers and Wist for every lit response to the Rno Sage congratulation on his ele Ltd from Premier Mussolini Pius it invoked divine Aid for the ital government and bestowed i apostolic Benediction. The Secretary of state s Oft acknowledged la Duce Green sent last night with a Teleg which said his message Quot in f name of beloved Italy Quot confirm Quot what the people of Rome e Quentlyn Quot grateful to your excellency a to All members of the goer Nikont Quot it added Quot the holy fat a invokes divine assistance on y and sends the entire nation on his first apostolic Benediction his holiness personally j dressed a Telegram to King v Torio in Manuele thanking him i his congratulations and with we is for the welfare of the King a Queen a Well a a the Christi Prosperity of our very dear ital nation a new Powers Tofor would create no new agencies All Church property tax exempt in Spain Burgos Mardi 3.�? i the nationalist government of Generalissimo Franco today decreed All Church property in Spain exempt from Taxa on. At the same time Franco rewarded six nationalist brigadier generals for service in the catalonian Campaign by promoting them to the rank of division major generals to reopen Pian Detroit. March 4. Up it a officials of the United automobile workers Union announced today that employees of the Dodge forge and truck division of the Chrysler corp. Had reached an agreement in their dispute with the management and would Lelu. U to w Ork monday. Washington March 3.�? to the majority of the special House reorganization committee declared today its proposed Grant of Power to president Roosevelt to revamp the government a creates absolutely no new agencies Quot despite Republican contentions to the contrary. Minority members of the committee said the sole purpose of the reorganization Bill approved by tile committee yesterday Iii two hours was the creation by Transfer of functions of two huge Federal agencies to handle Public works and Public welfare. Rep. Taber Rny asserted they would be a efficient for propaganda purposes Only and not for formally recommending the revised measure to the House the Inamori y report of the committee declared it was much less drastic than the defunct Bill which passed the House in August 1937 and had As its objective Quot solely the reduction of emphasizing the need for reorganization of the executive Branch of the government the report said there Are approximately 13 5 departments Aud Independent Federal agencies in existence today containing about 500 bureaus. Quot this in itself is justification for a general reorganization that will result in grouping and consolidation of the executive agencies of the government Quot the report declared. Although the committee said governmental reorganization had been recommended by various presidents for More than 50 years Quot it Bas Long since been determined that the Congress itself will not intimate the necessary specific legislation to bring about a general reorganization of the executive while the proposed legislation directs the president to perform the task the committee said tile measure specifically retains for the House and Senate Power to prevent reorganizations that do not meet their approval. Republican House members scheduled a party conference for tuesday at which they might de a id w hat stand to take on the reorganization measure. Some of them protested because the committee approved the legislation so swiftly without holding hearings. Briggs qualifies As administrator g r e ens Roro. A i cd 3 special a a. Gurney Briggs High Point duly qualified Tod in the office of the clerk of ? Peri or court As administrator the estate of mrs. Annie rag Armfield. High Point who i december 31, 1938. The estate is estimated at $3 personal property $10,000 re and $1,500 in yearly rentals t Only heir is mrs. Martha a. Gal of Westbrook me., who surreal ered her rights As administrate i in order for or. Briggs to Fig charge of the estate. A a a a a two vessels hover by leaking sealing ship Halifax Nova Scotia Man 3.�? Canadian press a two vesels hovered by the leaking Nev found land sealing vessel rang today too Miles off Placentia a ready to remove 132 members her Crew if necessary. Distress signals from the 35 ton Ranger Early yesterday said was Quot impossible to keep afloat Iii huh Quot i pounding t in i old wooden vessel. The steamship newfound Wui was reported to have taken Abos 18 of the 150-Man Crew while to sealer Imogene also stood by give Aid if necessary. The rangers Crew work ceaselessly bailing with Buck and barrels. High seas of it Vav ? i Over ii it 1 it Rda v. A ii mushing fires and rendering fad pumps useless were Mode Rahi i today

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