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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - March 4, 1940, High Point, North Carolina We a Titer partly Cloudy tonight and tuesday the High Point Enterprise High Poi ii Tho Center of diversified manufacturing enterprises vol. 56�? no. It i member associated be fees High Point n. A. Monday afternoon March 4, 1940 Complete Nea sekv1ce Price five Cen finns repel heavy assaults on Vii Pur a a a a a a a or a a a a a a a Britain a Coal blockade protested by Italy attack liner on English economic War stirs foes draw staunch of War leadership London press bitterly assails Heads of air ministry and Navy department �?108 persons die in air raid London. March 4.�?�/p>�?��T� rumblings of dissatisfaction with Britain a War leadership sounded in the press today with reports of the first German Aerial attack in the English Channel. A Heinkel bomber swooped on the 8,441-ton liner Douala with bombs and machine gun fire probably killing 108 persons the heaviest toll aboard a merchantman since the Athenia went Down with a death list of 113 on the first Day of the War last sept. 3. Never before had a German warplane raided shipping West of the Straits of Dover. The attack occurred about Dawn saturday hut it and four other week end blows to British shipping became known amid mixed foreboding and Confidence Over the course of the six month old War. Although the Dally mail found a a proof of our supremacy in the activities of the British Navy and air Force it warned of the necessity of knowing Quot we have the right men in the government he Kvick doubted Quot it May become necessary to inquire whether we Are As Well j served As we should be by the higher command of the Royal air retort in Rome London reportedly Cool to formal italian action by to. C. Jordan rom March 4.�? up a a rupture of the British italian a a gentlemen a agreement Reg-1 plating the Mediterranean Rel-1 at ions of the two countries appeared threatened today As a result of the British blockade of italian sea borne Coal imports from Germany. Italy asserting that her interests were Quot seriously injured by this blockade made Public a vigorous protest against the effects on non belligerent nations of Britain s Quot economic the note bristling with charges of illegality was delivered yesterday to the British embassy. The Coal blockade it said Quot is of a kind to disturb and Compromise the economic and political relations established by the agreement april i fit 19.18. While the Coal blockade was the immediate occasion for the a 3�?T k v re klan asks pm mgr of in american groups scattered groups of hooded members of the Kun flux Elan served warning at Atlanta ga., that the Elan a will not rest until protest the italian note Ines us the nation has been purged of Allun american organizations file infirm Quot tim"1 pm Henri ref declared the communist party should be outlawed. This the entire system of contraband. ,. / ,. Control. Picture shows klansmen a Block from the City auditorium at H. Protest Atlanta where they concentrated in distributing their warn Sec tiding the United states Inge in the form of a an open letter to Congress to Dele protects against interference with a hates attending the Southern labor conference of the Ameri the mails the note called such a a a a t a a acts a a flagrant violation of postal federation of labor. Tom i nut j on Page two income quiz eliminated f rom census Washington March Abs authoritative sources said today that a Senate Commerce subcommittee had approved a Resolution recommending that questions regarding personal income he eliminated from the 1940 census the committee agreed that its action should he kept secret until tomorrow hut a reliable source told reporters that the Resolution by senator Tobey i r., n. H lied been approved by a vote of three to two. Chairman Bailey i d., n. C l of the subcommittee was said to have supported the Resolution hut the other votes were not made Public immediately. Of was reported the committee voted to keep its action secret because the Commerce department had asked additional time to tile a statement. It was added however that the subcommittee intended to take no further vote. The Resolution will by voted upon by the full Commerce committee tomorrow and if approved will go to the Senate floor. Wounded in Finland a this american Volunteer am i balance Driver in Finland capt. Jack Hasey of Bridgewater mass., was wounded by a secrecy with the Lith Hague con Petit Lon of 1907 a explicitly intended to diplomats considered the its ban protest Strong and the newspaper ii Popolo i Roma described it As Quot measured in form but crushing in a i various informed italians Prev reported lonely had seen the blockade As Oviet bomb polite a1 pressure to Force Italy fragment during the russian to i England arms instead of attack on the Jiko i Doear Rul ural products in return altars on incl Anona for a bust Ltd Welsh Coal front. He s in a Helsinki hos j the newspaper la Tevere pita confident of returning j Britain with having at to his work of mercy for Fin land in about two months. No Way out of War deadlock Brit Crinan military experts Lorn Meed no suit Able solution daubed Washington March 4 Ltd it after six months of the european War. American military men were in substantial agreement today that the conflict has reached a deadlock and that the Way out is not in sight otherwise officers whose duty is to form judgments unclouded by sympathies Are divided both on the significance of events thus far and on the Outlook for the future. They differ on whether a military decision is Likely to result j from tile existing lineup of forces and without that whether time on to nerd on age two tempted to deliver Quot two blows in one against Italy through the blockade. Quot with the first seeking to Mono Poitie the products of italian heavy industries it obviously was aimed to disarm Italy under the protest of commercial ii Tevere said. Quot with the second England attempted Siren Pennsylvania Coal mine town caves in sixteen Block area of Shenandoah slowly being swallowed by abandoned cavity by Bill Bell Shenandoah pa., March 4.�?�?a 16-Block business and residential Section of Shenandoah let Egan to Settle into a Coal mine today. City officials said property damage would reach $1,000,000. Upwards of 2,000 persons fled their Homes aroused by a rumbling sound then the three blast alarm of the town fire budget whacked again by House committee Washington March 4 a i the House appropriations committee raised the total of budget cuts made in Congress this year to $293.oum, today. At tile same time a movement developed in the Senate to spend part of the Treasury a $1,000,-000,000 working Cash which Treasury officials c o n the n d should he kept on hand for use in event of an emergency. Both developments reflected the election year desire of members of Congress to avoid new taxes or an increase in the limit on the National debt. By till Kini be Al sed in its latest whack at president Roosevelt s budget estimates tile House committee trimmed $2,986,277 from the Interior department Hill. Of the funds refused. $260,000 had been ticketed for the Byrd ant i Arctic expedition in this con i Section the committee said it had been misinformed last year As to How much longer the expedition was going to be needing appropriations. The Senate resounded to Praise of accomplishments of Hie Roosevelt administration 1 which began seven years ago today. Senator Barkley the democratic Leader said in an anniversary speech that the new Deal had helped labor and business alike he added ale destructive Quot i have searched in vain among our critics including presidential candidates whose common theme song is now the alleged failure of the new Deal a to offer any constructive suggestions that contribute to a solution to the unemployment farm problem came up again in a Bill proposed by chairman Jones a Texas of the House agriculture committee and senators Wheeler Dumon Bankhead i Ala and i a Follette Brog wish they proposed that the farm loan system he altered to make land Hanks self supporting and at the same time Cut the interest rate paid by Farmers. A spokesman for 11 motion picture companies told the House labor committee that Congress in amending the Wagner labor act should declare the right of employers to discharge worker for Normal causes. Through devious Means to a quire the service of our merchant Marine. Having to go to i England to Load Coal it is logical that our ship would transport arms i the submission of Alt Mari time traffic of non belligerent i countries to contraband control. The note Bald a i manifestly i abusive Quot new protest the British were reported Roll ably already to have countered the italian protect with one of continued on Page two a. A. _ japs restrain salvation army plied under a proper regulations for prevention if espionage Tokyo March 4. I pm War minister general Sun Koku hat declared before the diet parliament today that the salvation army must he placed under Quot proper regulations for prevention of data said military authorities had started watching the religious organization s activities Quot aside from questions of it dependency on Britain or its religious beliefs a he declared. Quot i believe that the salvation army must be placed under proper regulations in order to prevent Farley for president slate May be voted on in Ohio Colp my us of. March 4. A a reports circulated Here today that a late of James a. Farley for president delegates May he entered in Ohio against a dem the ground began to Settle at i a. In. And by noon som it parts of the affected Region had subsided is to 20 inches chief of police Frank Vunsky said there was nothing to indicate How soon the sinking might cease. Sinh come in reported ire a it gently ill the Long a minded j Amil cd me Field. Sometime cont inn 12 to 24 hours. Widening crack gaped in the Brick Nail of business building Aud factories Boot a Gisl and Wall bulged in Many of the a Ami Homes in the Section. Quot a him be a be fissures Quot cracks described by townspeople As resembling Quot earthquake fissures a spilt Street pavements. Some were severs feet wide and six to eight feet deep. Resident attributed the steady subsidence to a collapse of Obi Anthracite working be Neath the Section. They said the collapse probably was caused by rain that has fallen for 21 hours. Soon after the first alarm some Hon had sagged so that doors were jammed Ami occupants had pies ape through windows. Police then organized a squad of volunteers to amuse the neigh my re Ltd a House by House. The area affected was roiled off. Water and Mains broke with the first sinking. They were shut off. Meanwhile amid fear of continued on a two j he s of democracy by Hendrik Van Loon copyright. Iwo. Tor tile Enterprise by Nea service inc the Rise and fail of democracy is a Story 2500 years old chapter one you will remember As a child when you had to take Medicine How your Mother persuaded you to Swallow the horrible stuff first of All. And when that had been done you received a cookie or a piece of chocolate to make you forget your agony. Today i shall follow a similar method. I shall ask you socratic organization slate favor reach following passages before we proceed to a Dis Root Educ if Quot header arcs Itne Quot us it no Cussion of the Story democracy through the Ages. Farley under Ohio Law would have to declare himself a candidate before a slate could be entered for him in the May 14 Pri Mary. Quot first of All comes a King a that is their Money into any chieftain a Man on horseback body who is not on his guard he is annotated by an aristocracy against them and recovering the a group of those who assisted him principal sum Many times Over. I during his he to Power but this that Jug the Way in which they several leading democrats ack aristocracy gradually makes com make drones and paupers to i now edged that a Farley Cam Mon cause with the Rich people j abound in the state pain might he waged in Ohio find eventually they Are succeeded Quot finally their victims can no unless there is a settlement in a by the Rich by the men of Busl longer stand it and they attack dispute Over selection of Organ Ness pretending never so much As the Rich. They kill Many and cd Patlon delegates in the Cleveland to be those whom they have Al lie some and to the others they area. Ready ruined inserting their sting j Continua on Page three i rising activity in West gives Rise to fears French say fresh nazi men pouring into trenches by Henry c. Cassidy Paris March 4. A of a French military dispatches reported fresh divisions were entering the German lines amid mounting activity today on the Western front. Reichs Wehr reinforcements of Quot several new divisions trained during the Winter were said to be arriving behind the Active front while Aerial feints Hack and Forth across it intensified Over the week end stressing the belligerents anxious watch of each other for a hint of springtime tactics. Other n it moving other German units were reported moving into the Region facing Switzerland. The germans simultaneously took the initiative in a series of week end raids Between the Rhine and Mosel in Rivers. A German raiding party succeeded in taking several French prisoners after an attack yesterday on the Edge of the Vosges mountains apparently in a search for information on French troop assignments. The French countered with an ambush in the w Fate in Bourg Gabon the Eastern flank of the front where a German squad was trap Ped and several of its members \ captured. A broader German assault on two French Advance posts in the vied River sector near the Center a of the front also was reported repulsed. I Mati be Batte pm these were Only Acme of num Emu miniature Battles breaking out All along the front with infantry skirmishes setting off heavy artillery barrages. The action however remained Al least temporarily on the local scale despite a combination of Spring weather and the Advent j 1 of Europe often momentous month of March a which some observers had been predicting j would bring a German Quot Blitzkrieg attempt. The Aillean reported victories in continued on Page two a Belgium gets nazi apology minister deliver a sincere regrets for killing belgian aviator Brussels March 4.�? a Germany presented a Complete apology today for the killing of a belgian army aviator in a clash Between three belgian planes and a German bomber on saturday. The belgian foreign office said the German ambassador Vicco Earl von Buelow sch wante called on foreign minister Paul Henri Spaak and exp emed Quot very sincere Eli ebs warned German aviators again have been warned not to Fly Over Neutral nations it was reported. An official German version of the saturday incident was that the Pilot of the big Hornier bomber j thought he was Over France and facing three Allied fighting planes w Hen he opened fire on the Bel glans. It was announced that Ger. Many was prepared immediately to examine any indemnity demand by the belgian government. The belgian government denied that any German plane flew Over this nation today apparently intending to Spike reports that one had been seen. Pursued by a British Craft. A a two nazi lifeboats found in Atlantic Washington March 4. I pm Navy officials disclosed today that two abandoned lifeboats apparently from a German ship had been sighted by a Navy flier late yesterday about 360 Miles South and West of the dominican Republic. The dominican Republic is in the West indies. The Only identification on the boats was the nameplate Quot a Page Coda name for the Hamburg Amel lean line and the North German Lloyd line which merged some time ago and together operated the Bremen Europa and other ships. One of the boats had capsized Aud the other tilled partially with water contained sails spars and oars. Knitting for 150 a too Busy knitting for the 150 children now living in her chateau near Paris to Stop even for photos screen Star Madeline Carroll is pictured in new i York where she recently arrived from France. She will Start knitting clubs in America. For observes anniversary president toes in Church on seventh birthday of new Deal by Harold Olin or Washington March 4 it up j a president Roosevelt reached the seventh anniversary of his precedent breaking new Deal regime j today in an atmosphere teeming with speculation Over whether he would continue to Challenge Trad-1 Hon and seek a third term. The chief executive told reporter on saturday however that he would not utilize the occasion to disclose i intentions. Third term or not the grading president at is still gets a kick out of his Job his associates say. Despite reports that he is tiring of it nothing definite rumours continue to float around Capitol corridors that he will favor Secretary Hull or attorney general Jackson As his successor if he takes himself out of the picture Btu no one apparently is ready to state with any definiteness what his position might be when the democratic convention meets on july 15. Many politicians believe the confidential report on peace prospects which undersecretary we Elles will bring Hack from Europe May help the president Chart his political course. Continued on Page two defenders hoi to key sea Poi City in spite of bombarded soviet airmen Joi in to make Attal More devastating Helsinki March 4.- the finnish High comma announced today that j forces fighting invading in sians almost at the Gate Vii Puri had repelled at Tao aimed at the City from thi sides. In addition the finns ported fighting in the arc Region far to the North r Petsako and Northeast Lake Ladoga where they m 1,200 russians were killed. The at larks against Vii Puri it beaten Hack yesterday Accord to he daily army nun in tinfoil As the russians attempted to i Ranee across the ice of the Ray a Purl at a second Point bet he Bay a re ri1p duo St Rier. L a a third Point near Ayra . Few Miles farther to the not East or attack on tin i is As the russian continued pour a heavy land fire into Dewar i Vii Puri the soviet air a backed up the attack with Aerial onslaught. The finns for their part their own air Force to Quot enemy Columna and Sites of Rombly on the Eastern flank of we isthmus front the finns rep org heavy artillery exchanges in Taipale sector but made no Hon of new russian attacks communique mentioned Quot heat. Russian looses in the of Tab a around Vii Puri. But did not mate the casualties. In the far North the finns their forces had driven the Sian Hack about two Miles Natsi to which he spearhead the red army drive Penneti last week. Naut is about 60 i Southwest of Petsako the communique said run War planes had Bei n Active you Day supporting ground troops the isthmus and bombing a behind the front. Lapp Eenra continued on a two Welles observes no Man s land a he i. Switzerland mar United states i Ndeki a rotary of state Soma Welles in mule from Berlin part on what Many i Uro Ltee i interpret As att Effort to tiler War saw tile it it front Quot no mans land today. President Roosevelt s fati fitter arrived Here by train of a. In. A a. Ut., e. V to j trait Ling through Bavaria Alo the Karla Tihe Rhine line. From the train window could i Xiii Germany slog Fried line on one Side of to Rhine and the t Rench mag line on the other Welles so in he planned to rest at i a Usa line Laking Simpson Orient i pre for i t i either i or it a Day night. . To stand trial on monopoly charges Washington. March 4 it the United states court of appeals today ordered the american medical association to stand trial on monopoly charges ruling that it was As illegal to restrain Quot the lawful practice of Medicine As it was to restrain any kind of Trade. This decision by the appellate court for the District of Columbia upheld the Validity of an indictment charging hat the a. M a two of its societies affiliates and 20 individual doctors restrained Trade in opposing the activities of group health. Inc., a Washington cooperative organization. Reverses decision Quot the fact that defendants Are physicians and medics organizations is of no the court declared in reversing a District court de Caslon that Medicine was a Learned profession and therefore not within the scope of the Sherman anti Trust act. Whether the defendants must stand trial in District court i not yet settled finally however. Tin doctors could ask the supreme court to Levier today order or they Mig go Back into cd i -1 r jct court i ask for a Bill of particulars to narrow Hie issues. Seth w Richardson counsel for the defendants said ii would be a week or ten Daj before a course of action we decided upon. Thurman Arnold head of Tom Justice departments anti iras division told newsmen he in Quot very satisfied with the appellate courts decision. Hewit of litigation at the heart of the litigation is the question whether the la it against Quot restraint of Trade applies to the medical Protea Aion. On this Point the appeals court said Quot we think enough has Bee said to demonstrate that Tig common Law governing ii strains of Trade has not hemp confined As defendants in ? to the Field of commercial activity ordinarily defined Trade hut embraces As Wel the Field of the medical i ton tin tied on rage two

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