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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - March 16, 1939, High Point, North Carolina W Ealther fair and folder tonight Friday fair and colder the High Point Enterprise High Point Industry at High Point offers Good Opportunity for year around work vol. 55�?no. 75 member associated press High Point n. C., thursday afternoon March 16, 1939 Complete Nea service Price five cent Hitler lays Down Law for new victims last minute bulletins Complete Pardon Raleigh March 16.�?< Al governor Hoey gave a Complete Pardon today to Willis Lark Cah Arru county Man who escaped from prison in 11 32 and lived a the upright life of a Law kidding citizen in his Home Tow n of Kannapolis until March 8. Clark was sentenced in March 1931 to two to three years for larceny of an automobile. Prayer for judgment was first continued for two years upon payment of costs hut Clark was sent to prison when he could not pay the costs. The Man served 16 months escaped july la. 1932, and went Home. The Pardon statement pointed a i wish to make this observation when he walked away from the Caledonia prison farm about seven years ago he did not go to some Distant state and take upon himself an assumed name. On the contrary he went Back to his Home in this state without any Effort whatsoever to conceal his identity or his whereabouts. I have before me indisputable evidence of rehabilitation and a life Well lived openly and honestly in his Home killed by car Raleigh March 16.�? William b. Snow 66-year-old former City attorney died today at a Hospital shortly after being struck by an automobile at a Street intersection. Coroner Roy m. Ranks was investigating and said Pollee informed him Snow was run Over by a ear driven by m. In Holt of Raleigh route three. Holt carried Snow to the Hospital and is under Bond Pend ing further investigation. Formerly Snow practice Law in Lumberton As partner to former governor Mclean and once lived in Hendersonville. He once worked in the department of Justice Iii Washington also and was a Raleigh native. The funeral plans were incomplete. Surviving Are his widow two sons and two Sisters. Folk negroes escape Raleigh March 16.-Jcp a penal division authorities said today that four negro prisoners worked quickly during a heavy thunderstorm at 8 of clock this morning to saw out of the Bladen county prison Camp. Herring chairman Washington March 16.�? tip senator herring la incas been a hinted chairman of an immigration subcommittee to hold hearings on three immigration Hills introduced by senator Reynolds . Other members Are senators Stewart ii Tenn and Holman a Ore a hearings will of in next tuesday morning Quot herring said. Dunkelberger Moore lose St. Augustine fla., mar. He Elk the medallist team of Marvin Stahl and Hick Harbert Frank Moore and Bobby Runko Ygor last years Winnie one up Iii 19 holes today in the first match play round of the $3,000 National pro Amateur Best Ball Golf tournament. Stahl Lansing mich., professional and Harbert rattle Creek mich., Amateur qualified with a 86-Hole score of 127-17 under Par a yesterday while Moore Mamaroneck n. Y., and Dunkelberger High Point n. Amateur Star were exempt from qualifying play. Local bid held up Raleigh March 16.-jtv�? the state Highway and Public works commission approved Low bids today on 11 Road projects and held up contracts on five others. The bids were submitted tuesday in a letting. Chairman Frank l. Dunlap said three county jobs in Nash were held up because of difficulty in obtaining proper soil one in Guilford pending conference with High Point officials and one in Meek Enburg Cabar rus until the legality of one bid is investigated. T action on Revenue measure deferred by Senate nazi Empire 1 7 extended 200 Miles to East tax receipts showing gain says Maxwell larger Revenue to make More Money available Senate to act tuesday Raleigh March apr the Senate today deferred until tuesday any action on the 1939-41 appropriations Hill after being notified that income tax receipts apparently would exceed estimates and make More Money available. Revenue commissioner a. J. Maxwell carefully qualifying the report by saying this years figures probably ran a Day ahead of last years due to speedier processing. Said collection through yesterday were $7,033,995 As compared with $6,293,005 March 15, 1938. The Senate devoted itself to major health Hill passing a pure food measure to make state Laws conform to Federal statutes and approving on second Reading a proposal to require persons to have physical examinations before they May secure marriage licenses. The third Reading on the marriage Bill was deferred on objection of senator Prince of Henderson. The pure food act went to the House. Ill Kun tests senators also passed and sent to the House Bills to require blood tests of prospective mothers and sanitary toilet facilities at All Public schools. The House completed door action on the biennial Revenue Bill estimated a raise a record amount of general fund Money to finance a record $154,000,000 budget for 1939-41. The final vote on concurrence in Senate amendments was 94 to 9. It Likely will be ratified late next week. All chances for minimum wage legislation apparently faded when a joint subcommittee voted 6 to 2 to draft a substitute Bill dealing Only with maximum hours and providing a labor advisory Board to study the wage question and report to the 1941 legislature. The Senate passed and sent to the House a Bill to create a statewide pension system for county and municipal employees. A new Bill was introduced in the Senate to provide a committee of la members to have Power to coordinate services of the n. State College Extension service and i state agriculture department and eliminate alleged duplication. Another new measure would License and regulate sales of canned dog food. Representatives got a new Bill i to provide $100,000 during the i 1939-41 biennium for japanese Beetle control work. I revision discussion a House judiciary committee j heard extended discussion of a i Bill to pro if pensions and Dis-1 ability benefits for All state pm ploys including school teachers. And referred the matter to a subcommittee. The Only opposition expressed was to the feature requiring All employees to participate in the pension system Bank commissioner Gurney p. Flees ahead wage hour Bill breaking Czecho Slovakia s Back 0/Hungary s j Oscar be by troop drive Bucharest. March 16.�? Jap a Premier Augustin Volosyn of car Patho Ukraine today fled into Rumania ahead of Hungary a advancing armies taking Over the Eastern most Section of former Czechoslovakia. He crossed the Frontier at Siget at i p. In. 7 a. In. St j rumanian said Volosin who i had not heard of Hungary a for i Mal annexation of car Patho la a rained announced in the Budapest i parliament this morning considered his situation hopeless in Chust the car Patho Ukraine capital. Report in Budapest said be i vere St of it fighting had broken i out in Chust while hungarian troops approached from the West hoping to occupy it by night fall after identifying himself to rumanian Border guards Volosin was unable to find an automobile to carry him into Rumania. He climbed into a peasants cart and started to the Home of the orthodox Bishop of Signet. On the Way a Man who identified himself As a former sergeant in the car Patho Ukraine Force charged at the cart hearing Volosin. But he was overpowered by police before he reached the fleeing Premier. Volosin quit his mountainous District after Hungary rejected his conciliatory reply to an ultimatum demanding Complete surrender by 8 p. In. Last night 2 p. In. Est fifteen minutes before expiration of the ultimatum Volosin asked Hungary to halt the invasion of his autonomous District and said he was sending an arbitration commission to Budapest. The hungarian government found the answer unsatisfactory and today decreed annexation of Carp Mon Dom. The fleeing Premier was Only one of thousands of refugees j reaching the rumanian Frontier after the collapse of Czecho Slova sub committee committee Abandons virtually All pending plans for legislation Raleigh March 16.�? a in the Legislatures joint subcommittee working on labor i legislation discarded All proposals for a minimum wage Law for intrastate business today. It was decided to have an advisory labor Board created to report on the matter to the 1941 legislature. The committee also abandoned virtually All pending plans for a maximum work week and turned to consideration of a substitute Bill which would extend existing Laws to cover the retail Industry. Only i Hor change the Only major change which the substitute legislation would make it was indicated would be to limit the work week for men in retail business to 55 hour. Other industries exempted from the 1937 Law might also be included. The vote to abandon minimum wage proposals was by a 6 to 2 vote with senator Gregory of Rowan and representative to Bryde of Cumberland casting the negatives. Representative Vzzell of Row. An explaining his position said Quot any Man Worth a cent is Worth 25 cents an hour but at the same time i done to want to cripple any business or Industry. If we get nothing else we should have a labor advisory Board appointed by the governor to report on the mini Terri tory already lost by Czechoslovakia la i la to Hungary is to Germany a e3 to Poland this map shows How what was left of cd rho Slovakia after Munich partition crumbles under Impact of Klo Takian declaration of Independence. Vienna Only 80 Miles from Bratislava capital of Slovakia is concentration Point for German military. Likely route of possible German invasion of czech nation from North and South is Vienna Bre Laii Highway indicated by irregular thin line running North and South on map. Hungary takes car Patho Ukraine As Street fighting is reported a. Legislators in fist Battle bitter Dot words Over a reposed sales tax i a a hot a to Exchange of blows mum w that Thi the Only through Uzzell prop Bill we this sern two years or commented substitute Quot is he Able to get Tho Ukraine As an Auton part of the hungarian King Exzell then moved that the substitute Bill provide for the advisory Board and senator Separk of Gaston seconded. Would not pass representative Vogler of Mecklenburg told the committee Quot we i All know the Bain Hill would not pass a and urged that delivery boys and learners he exempted for the grocery Industry. Senator Thomas of Harnett argued for exemption of drug stores. Under the Bain Bill backed by the state inbox department a maximum work of 48 hours we Ould i have been set for mercantile and i service industries with a 44-hour j week for other employees who would have a maximum week of j 40 hours after three years. A Flat j minimum wage of 25 cents an hour would have been set for service and mercantile employees with the minimum pay of other employee set at 25 cents the first year but advancing to 40 cents after seven years. An even More inclusive Bill to give the state a wage and hour Law conforming to the Federal act was introduced by senator Gregory of Rowan. Hood or. A. Crittenden Sec-1 rotary of the historical commission and a dozen other state a a workers spoke for the Bill. Opposing the compulsory feature Smith is qualified j were assistant attorney general or Quot Tan Wade Bruton penal supervisor a adm in ii Zalun Oscar Pitts assistant local government director George Adams i Greensboro March Hitler agrees As Quot protector Quot and j. B. Ehringhaus jr., rep special be. Resenting employees of the Unem-1 town route i ploy ment compensation commission. The House passed and sent the Senate the Vogler Bill to Advance dates of All state wide primaries by one w Eek. Maxwells report on income taxes was read the Senate by fam. On Page 2 see. A 16.�? l. Smith James today qualified As administrator of the estate of his Mother mrs. Sarah Smith who died March i. Heirs to an estate consisting of personal property valued at $3,-421 were listed As follows e. L. Smith h. I. Smith and mrs. Lelia Modlin Jamestown route i j. R. A nil a of Kernersville and r. B. Smith of Winston Salem. President no objection to elimination of Guam items from naval Bill Washington March 16.�? Ltd a a chairman Walsh d., mass of the Senate naval committee said after a White House conference today that president Roosevelt had no objection to elimination from the naval air base Bill of a $5,000,000 item for Harbor development at the Pacific Island of Guam. Quot Tho president a Walsh said a thinks the item w Ould be More appropriate in a Rivers and harbours Bill Aud he probably will recommend Walsh agreed with a questioner that this would take the military aspect off the proposed work of the Island which is about 1200 Miles from Japan. Britain. May Call envoy from Berlin for Parley London. March 16.�? # a prime minister Chamberlain told the House of commons today that the government a has under consideration the summoning Home of sir Neville Henderson ambassador to Berlin to report on Germany a new Advance eastward. When he was asked whether the government Quot contemplates protesting to Germany against the invasion of Czecho Slova Kin a a inclusion of Bohemia Moravia and Slovakia in the reach As pro i Tector ates a the prime minister i declined to reply. Chamberlain announced that Henderson a recall was being considered when he replied to the Laberite Neil Maclean w to ask to that the government Quot with a draw Britain s diplomatic representation in Berlin. Sir John Simon Chancellor of the exchequer indicated in the House that Steps would be taken keep Gold held by the czech National Bank in London out of Germany a hands. Geoffrey Lloyd undersecretary for Home affairs said that nazi organizations in Britain were Quot being watched most the British press assailed Germany for breaking up the czechoslovak Republic and found in Germany a emergence As an imperialist Power further reason for vigorous preparedness. Chamberlain stuck to his policy of appeasement and simultaneous rearmament hut the emphasis was on the latter. The prime minister angered Many newspapers by his mild statement in the House of commons yesterday that Eric Hsueh re hitlers action was inconsistent with Quot the spirit of the Manchester guardian com continued on rage 2, soc. A Berlin. March 16. A by a Reich fuehrer Hitler today agreed to take Slovakia Quot Independent Central portion of broken Czechoslovakia. Under i. Protection. Or. Joseph Tiso. Who declared Independence of Slovakia tuesday under hitlers guidance and Promise of support appealed to t he German fuehrer to take the Little country of 14,600 Square Miles and 2,450,000 population under his Rule. Tiso telegraphed the fuehrer now at Prague Quot in supreme Confidence in you. Fuehrer and Reich Chancellor of greater Germany the slovak state places itself under your Protection. A a the slovak state begs you to a Ake Over this Hitler replied Quot i acknowledge receipt of your Telegram of yesterday and herewith take Over Protection of the slovak resident permits granted Negrin and Del Vayo Loyal leaders in Mexico City Mexico City. March 16�? up a a usually reliable informant said today that the government had granted residence permits to Juan Negrin deposed Premier of the Madrid Spanish Republic and his foreign minister Julio Alvarez Del Vayo who now Are in Paris. This source Aid the two Spanish exiles agreed to refrain from political activity Here. Ask m s franchise Raleigh. March 16�? up a the Gray Rabbit coach company today asked the utilities commission for a bus franchise to operate from Lansing in Ashe county to Hickory chief clerk r. 0. Self of the commission said. Atlanta. March 16.�? up a a fist fight threw the Georgia House of representatives into an uproar today and the speaker threatened to Call out the National guard of necessary before order was restored. Chairman Henderson Lanham of the ways and Means committee had moved to Cut off debate Over a bitterly contested administration 2 per cent retail sales tax proposal. There wag a wild moment of shouts from opponents who charged unfair tactics. Rep. Vvs. In Lovett strode across the front of the speakers Rostrum to where Lanham was standing. Lanham said Lovett told him Quot there a no use acting like a damned Rascal about with that Lanham said Quot i hit Lovett swung Back and a swarm of legislators crowded around the two with fists flying and hands clutching in an Effort to halt the fight. In the Middle of the fray was rep. H. B. Edwards who a moment before had warned the speaker Quot there a not agon a to be a Damn bit of order in this House if you try to put this Edwards jumped on top of a desk and took off his coat As other members crowded around to Calm Bim Down. Lovett who wears glasses was Cut under one Eye. The blood flowed freely. He left the Hall after order was restored. Shippers oppose clause repeals Charlotte. March 16.�? up a the Southeast shippers advisory Board adopted resolutions today opposing repeal of the Long and Short haul clauses of the transportation act and the granting of any addition control of intrastate rates to the interstate Commerce commission. Meeting Bere in Spring convention with the Southern traffic league the Board expressed its views on various phases of present Day transportation problems. Its action included opposition to government ownership and operation of railroads advocacy of Equality of treatment for All competing modes of transportation endorsement of carriers efforts to obtain Loans on basis of prospective earnings favor for voluntary consolidation of railroads support for the railroads pleas for taxation Relief advocacy of a Law requiring Federal Barge lines to be transferred to private investors and opposition to any rate making by legislation holding that this function should be restricted to the interstate Commerce commission. Birmingham ala., was chosen for the next quarterly joint meeting of the two groups. The meeting Here was attended by 400 shippers and others interested in transportation. Experts in various Fields of the shipping Industry led discussions at this morning s joint session. Music project opens Asheville March 16�? a a the North Carolina Federal music project opened its Western District Institute Here today. It will close saturday. Premier Teleky announces an autonomous Region i ill be set up Budapest March 16.�? up it a Premier count Paul Teleky told the wildly cheering hungarian parliament today that Quot car Patho Ukraine becomes a part of the kingdom of the Premier s announcement of annexation came As fierce Street fighting was reported from Chust capital of car Patho Ukraine. Easternmost Section of the smashed czechoslovak Republic which hungarian forces were occupying. Warsaw dispatches said hungarian troops had reached the Border Between Poland and car Patho Ukraine at two places. At the same time the hungarian parliament adopted new legislation for sweeping control of jews. Jews were barred from Many occupations and jewish participation in professions and business was limited to approximately six per cent of the total persons engaged in those Fields. Count Teleky declare car Patho Ukraine was Quot set up As an autonomous Region within Hungary and would Quot enjoy sweeping rights of besieged the Premier asserted that his government had been Hesi ged by ruthenian car Patho ukrainian delegations pleading that the Little land of mountains and forests be taken Over by Hungary. The government of car Patho Ukraine one of the three autonomous regimes of the shattered czechoslovak federation declared its Independence tuesday when Czechoslovakia ceased to be. By annexation Hungary achieved a common Border with Poland a an aim ardently desired by hungarian leaders. Although Germany previously had frowned on such a purpose there was every indication that Hungary was moving now into car Patho Ukraine with berlins approval. Occupation of car Patho Ukraine by hungarian troops was difficult count Teleky said because of weather conditions and occasional clashes with ukrainian Quot site he irregular bands but was proceeding satisfactorily. The Premier told parliament Hungary would respect the rights of other nations particularly new Slovakia and Rumania most scrupulously. The rumanian minister to Budapest last night had made con. On Page 2 Keo. A czechs resist Hungary drive bitter Trench fighting hugging seven Miles West of Chust in with the hungarian army car Patho Ukraine March 16. A i Jap a bitter Trench fighting raged seven Miles West of Chust this afternoon As the hungarian army of occupation approached the Little capital of car Patho Ukraine. A hungarian officer said that la i0 hangar wounded in had the severe losses had on czech forces Aryl invasion of Section of broken before in been killed of Battle. He declared been inflated resisting Hun a the easternmost Czecho Slova Kia. Dispatches from Bucharest i said Premier Augustin Volosin of car Patho Ukraine had fled to Rumania and that confusion prevailed in Chust the regional capital shortly before noon hungarian troops advancing to carry out the Budapest governments decree of annexation encountered trencher and barbed wire entanglements which were being defended by czech troops and ukrainian forces. Hungarian infantrymen after a Brief bombardment of the Trench positions with Field artillery charged the trencher with fixed bayonets at 1 15 . 7 15 am. Est an hour later the Issue of the Battle was still Uncertain. Marching through Snow and harassed by sniper hidden in the mountains the hungarians had made steady Progress until they were held up by the Trench system. The infantry had paused while Light artillery opened fire. Heavy artillery still far Back along the snowy roads leading to Chust. A being hurried to the front. Seven million czechs now under domination of German fuehrer by the associated pres Prague March 16.�?adolf Hitler stretching the arms of his expanding Empire 200 Miles further East today Laid Down German Law for Bohemia Moravia and agreed to take Slovakia under his Protection. As German Rule encompassed Tho a two parts of broken Czechoslovakia the third car Patho Ukraine disappeared from the european map by annexation to Hungary. In a decree issued from hrad Cany Castle of Prague the German Chancellor charted the future of the ancient lands of Bohemia and Moravia As that of Quot an autonomous protectorate within greater Germany. He showed himself on the Castle Balcony to the cheers of German University students and then left Prague by automobile for an undisclosed destination. Lay s Down the Law Hitler Laid Down the new fundamental Law for the country of 7.000,000 czechs a Day after he had sped into the capital of the crushed Czecho slovak federation behind the wheels of his i motorized army. German Protection of Slovakia answered the Appeal of or. Jos i Eph Tiso who declared the Independence from Prague of the Little country tuesday under hitlers guidance and Promise of support. The fuehrer acted barely two hours after his foreign minister. Joachim von Ribbentrop had broadcast the decree for future Rule Over Bohemia and Moravia. Bitter Trench fighting Between hungarians moving across car Patho Ukraine and ukrainians meanwhile left an estimated too dead and wounded in the East i Ern end of the former Czecho i slovak state. Augustin Volosin former car Patho Ukraine Premier who sent his appeals too late to Chancellor Hitler and Premier Mussolini of Italy the Only men who might have stayed Hungary a hand fled to Rumania. Receives Macha almost at the same time a the announcement that Slovakia would be a German protectorate. Hitler received Emil Hacha former president of dissolved Che it to Slovakia at hrad Cany Castle. Hacha had in his hand the text of the decree explaining the protectorate for Bohemia Moravia j a a set up which now May be duplicated la Slovakia. The decree made Clear to the j slavic Peoples than there will be two classes within the protectorates a preferred class the germans who will have All the rights and privileges of citizens of Germany and a class of non German w to will be subjects of the protectorate. J they Learned j their army fort ways and other i Post office Tele phone service their powerful p j they the hungarian troops join polish Border guards Warsaw March 16.�? pm Advance detachments of hungarian troops joined polish guards Early today at the new Frontier established by hungarian occupation of car Patho Ukraine Ruth enia. Marching through a blizzard they reached posts at havoc one and Sian i. The poles welcomed the hungarian Advance units with food and drinks. Further that in policy rail communications Raph and Tele Del be run by Rector and that will have nothing to say in matters. Although Hitler decree made All the Quarter million germans within the protectorate German citizens this was subject to the provisions of the Nurenberg racial anti jewish and other German Laws. In other words German jew can not be citizens. All other inhabitants of the protectorate Are subjects of the protectorate autonomous Quot the protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia is autonomous and administers its own affairs Quot the decree continued. Executive says spa Rolls May be Cut in half july i Washington March 16. A to a col. F. Harrington administrator told a House appropriations subcommittee today that Vav i a Rolls probably could be Cut in half by july i. 1940. Harrington appeared at secret hearings on legislation to give spa an additional $150,000,000 requested by president Roosevelt for its operations through june 30 this year. The administrator members said also declared that he did not consider the huge Relief Agency permanent and thought it could be liquidated eventually. Halving of the Relief Rolls by the Middle of 1940, Conin it tee men indicated would be predicated upon an increase in private employment. There Are about 3,-000.000 on spa rosters now. The sub committe decided to recall Harrington for further testimony today and some members said it might he possible to wind up hearings monday. That would mean that no attempt would be made to go into the controversial question of investigating and revamping the whole Relief set up. As some legislators have proposed. While Harrington was testifying senator Vandenberg a Mich proposed a substitute Relief program under which spending w Ould continue at the present rate until june i without any further spa appropriation appropriation. Vandenberg offered a Bill authorizing the president to continue spending from the recently voted $725,01 0,000 spa appropriation at the current rate. The fund we Ould last until june i under such an arrangement Vandenberg said. Quot that would give Congress two con. On Page 2 Sec. A \ Quot neglected Man Quot is urge to Medicine Baltimore March 16.�? a it a the Quot neglected Many is providing most of the urge for Quot socialized Medicine Quot f. V. Alt Vater superintendent of Duke Hospital Durham n. C., told Hospital executives today at a regional meeting of the american College of surgeons. Altvater said the Quot neglected Many a the patient who is Quot relatively poor gets a Small salary and is Quot socialized Medicine embraces a cooperative scheme to give regular medical and Hospital care for a regular monthly fee. From these payments the cooperative group hires doctors on a salary Balds to care for members. Quot whether socialized Medicine is a Good thing i do not know but from the Way we hospitals Are charging now i suspect there is a need for it a Altvater said. Quot trends in Hospital rates Are upward whereas i think we All agree they should be downward. How it is to be done i Jon to to vote on Pool rooms Gastonia March 16.�?<jp a the City Council will vote March 28 on an ordinance outlawing Public Pool rooms

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