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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - March 23, 1939, High Point, North Carolina Weather fair and warmer tonight and Friday. The 11 Igi i Point Enterprise kiss spa in Industry it High Point offers go a pm it i Unity for year around Woi vol. 55�?no. 82 Mem bar associated dress High Point n. Thursday afternoon March 23, 1930 Complete sea service Price five Centi Memel gives rousing recept they got Memel for the fuehrer Cotton legislation s delayed England queries a a -------------7�? whether Germany House fails shadows of Var creep into Rumania s sunlit valleys cd further to Deal with Nea radio Holo years of agitation by Memel nazis led by or. Ernst Neumann right above resulted in Lithuania s surrender of the Memel territory to the Reich. In the radio photo above. Or. Neumann poses with German Consul general Reinhold Vonsaucken left in front of nazi Headquarters in Memel. Lint surplus Senate leaders agree to cooperate with Wallace in reaching solution Washington March 23. Map a senator Rar Klev Day announced today that Senate and House agricultural leaders had agreed to delay legislation dealing with the Cotton surplus situation. The Senate majority Leader said members of Congress would attempt to cooperate with Secretary Wallace on some plan for meeting the problem created by government Loans on More than la 000,000 Bales of Cotton. Agrees to of i a Barkley said chairman Smith dec of the Senate agriculture committee had agreed to delay consideration of Smiths Bill dealing with the problem which had been scheduled for today. Senator George a however. Said he would ask the Senate to record its disapproval of any Export subsidy plan for cot unless he was assured the no. Jim _ 4m he a or v3jpf few a pc % a 15 a Wal swim. A a �hew1 in v j mrs amp Kufe a amp a Faireda say. A a Quot would drop such hungarian soldiers move into Slovakia last minute bulletins Hitler leaves Memel March 23.�?<v>�? Adolf Hitler concluded an eight hour visit to this Baltic port latest addition to his expanding realm when he departed at 4 p. In. To a. Rn., . Today aboard the torpedo boat be Ojord for an undisclosed destination. Slovakia autonomous Berlin March 28.�?bib�?a treaty concluded today Between Germany and Slovakia provides that Slovakia retains its status of an a a autonomous Sovereign a Tate. Germany establishes no formal protectorate Over the Region As she did in the Case of Bohemia and Moravia hut agrees to protect it in Case of any attack from any Side whatsoever. Slovakia protests Budapest March 28.�?<�?�> the slovakian government today protested to Hungary against the entry of hungarian troop into Slovakia and Drew a reply that the vague status of the Boundary a responsible. A a a a a a. Rush petition to stay execution of six for killing prison guard Columbia. S. C., March 23.�? up a petition for a stay of execution of the six men condemned to die at Dawn tomorrow was rushed to Washington today for presentation to chief Justice Hughes of the u. S. Supreme court. Meanwhile plans went Forward for the mass electrocution sextet convicted of slaying Captain Olin Sanders in the attempt to escape from the Penitentiary december 12, 1937. A petition to stay the execution until the Appeal to the u. S. Supreme court could he perfected was denied this morning by chief Justice j. G. Stabler of the state supreme court. Ton administration plans. Other developments in Washington the House appropriations com i Mittee. Rejected president Roosevelt s request to Cut farm Benefit payments 30 per cent and asked Congress to appropriate $7 50,-000,000 to promote agricultural recovery a essential to the Complete restoration of our National the item was part of $1,067,274,427 agricultural appropriation for the fiscal year beginning july i 1939. Without delay chairman Marriner s. Eerie of the Federal Reserve Board suggested that if Congress believed balancing the budget would re hungarian troops moved into store Prosperity it should act a Slovakia today at several Points Cordingly Quot without delay and along the Slovakia car Patho us h a Quot Quot Compromise for the Hen. Quot. A a of fit of any special groups he Raine Frontier said reliable re made the before the poits from that Region and Diplo-1silver committee made quarters heard Hungary without a word of debate tin was occupying Slovakia on Ger Hougo parsed and sent to the sen Many s invitation. A a to a by providing for Deporta the reports supported belief j lion of aliens who advocate a any among foreign diplomats that changes in the american form with Rumania massing her army As a counter move to reported Large scale troop concentrations by Hungary and Bulgarin Transylvania a typically Beautiful View of Miriom apusen Mountain District is shown above May become Europe a newest danger spot. World War treaties ceded Transylvania to Rumania and Hungary has often signified its intention to recover it. Italy notifies France of Points in current dispute dipl Omatie quarters believe occupation made on German invitation Budapest March 23.�?- pm Adolf Hitler protector of Slova la since last week absorption of Czechoslovakia had adopted a policy of encouraging hungarian expansion to build up a powerful ally in Central Europe. Hungarian troops had been in carpal Houk rat be since their occupation last week of that easternmost Section of Czecho Slovakia. Some diplomats and deputies said they understood hungarian troops already had crossed the Frontier and were advancing up the aug Valley. In government quarters confirmation of these reports could not he obtained. But son a diplomats saw partial confirm Ion in the fact that last night government issued strict orders to hungarian newspapers and news agencies to publish nothing concerning military operations. In some diplomatic circles thire wag a belief that Reich fuehrer Hitler under whose Protection j Slovakia placed herself last week j had adopted a policy of favouring reconstitution of the realm of St. Stephen the pre War kingdom of Hungary of which Slovakia was a part. These sources said the first step in such a direction was Hungary s recovery of car Patho Ukraine easternmost Section of vanished Czecho Slovakia which Hungary continued on rage 2, Sec. A of government Secretary Morgenthau told a press conference that tax revision nogo motions Between the Treasury and congressional leavers were proceeding a in an orderly Way and according to charter granted Burlington Mill Raleigh. March 23.�? up a j the Monarch hosiery Mills inc., of Burlington. Which would manufacture and sell hosiery and other knit goods under $100,000 authorized capital received a charter today from Thad kure Secretary of state. The firm had Margaret e. Fogleman Coy g. Mccuiston and j. A Keulah All of Alamance listed As subscribing $900 Stock also chartered were Cummin diesel Sale and service of North Carolina inc. Of Greensboro to buy and sell machinery with 200 shares of authorized capital Stock. Donald l. Newberg Emanuel b. Seidel of new York City Aud John c. Pardoe of Greensboro subscribed three shares. Blount Mutual burial association. Inc., of fam Ishing a nonstick corporation to provide h funeral Beni fit for its members. Is legislators pass 61 Bills then adjourn for fish Fry Hudson in mom of Moscow. March 23.�? up a a Brit i Trade Mission headed by Robert s. Hudson overseas Trade Secretary arrived today for talks designed to Spur British soviet russian Trade. Cult Kal fact signed Tokyo. March 23.�? up a Japan and Italy concluded today a cultural treaty stipulating an Exchange of cultural works through science Art music literature the theatre photography and radio. Wayte radio License w Ashington. March 23.�? up a the Catawba Valley broadcasting company inc., asked the Federal communications commission today for authority to establish a new radio station at Hickory n. The ablation wants to operate on 1370 kilo cycles with Day Power of 250 Watts and night Power of too Watts. Raleigh. March 23.�? up a the legislature passed 61 local Hills in one division or the other then recessed today without acting on a single state wide Bill so the members could Honor speaker Ward of Craven of a fish Fry. Several score Craven citizens came Here to stage the Fry for the legislators. Both divisions voted to hold late 3 30 afternoon sessions to take up general Hills on the calendars. The House had just started consideration of the important school machinery act when members decided it was time to Stop. Representative Johnston of Ashe House education chairman had explained the measure designed to become a continuing Law instead of having to be enacted anew each biennium sets up the pattern for operation of All Public j schools. The House set for special order tomorrow the biennial Revenue machinery act which permits the j Levy of taxes by the municipalities i and too counties. J the House received from its labor committee a Compromise Bill to regulate hours of work in intrastate business. The group was told that the measure followed suggestions of governor Hoey after conferences with labor and employer representatives. The idea of minimum wages was dropped under the agreement. The main effect of the Compromise is to extend the 55-hour maximum week for men to Many businesses and industries now exempt and to create a labor advisory Board which would study the minimum wage question. Representatives voted to concur in Senate amendments to the Bryant Pollard Hill to regulate tourist Camps but the changes were rules material and the measure must pass two Roll Call readies before being ordered ratified. The Senate killed u House Bill introduced by representative Dobson of Surry a Democrat which we Ould have fixed the jurisdiction of the mayor of North Wilkesboro con. Enrage 2 Sec. A polish troop movement May be impending Danzig free City Mardi 23.�?i a Pic a All available rolling Stock of the polish railway administration Iii Danzig and Gdynia was being hurriedly withdrawn today from both cities lending some observer to believe Flint polish troops movements were in Memling. The withdrawal of freight and passenger car and locomotive recalled similar activity during the september crisis. Informed circles Hen expected Large scale troop movements in the polish corridor the corridor and the free City of Danzig separate the two parts of greater Germany. Gdynia Roland chief port lies at tile head of the corridor on tile Baltic near Danzig. Both Danzig Ami Lite corridor were German territory before the world War lithuanian army replaces troops Reserve i nits ailed up in blast of soldiers taken by Germany Karnas Lithuania. March 23. To the lithuanian government called up Reserve units today to replace gaps in the army caused by release of Memel conscripts who passed under German jurisdiction with surrender of the Memel territory by Lithuania yesterday. The German conscripts released from the lithuanian army entrained for Memel this morning. Not All seemed to be in Holiday mood. The government kept in Force a state of emergency a form of martial Law declared yesterday immediately after the announcement that the 1,099 Square mile territory which had been German before the world War had been returned to the Reich. In Exchange Lithuania got a i non aggression pact with her i Many. Reliable sources said that j the lithuanian government had been told bluntly to surrender Memel or to take a Chance the j whole country would be absorbed by the nazis. Some jewish refugees arrived Here but nazi storm troopers had entered Memel yesterday were said to have stopped a great Many with an order that no one could leave the territory. House passes Bill to Deport All Radical Quot in americans Quot Washington March 23.�? pm without a word of debate Tho House passed and sent to Tho Senate today a Hill providing for deportation of aliens who advocate a any changes in the american form of government. Representative Dempsey d., n. Atli Hor of the measure Aud a member of the House committee on in american activities called up the measure and it was a Provett within a minute t King Vittorio Etna nude Quot indicates Rome awaiting moves by Paris Rome March 23�? up a King Vittorio Emanuelle told the new streamlined legislature today that Italy had notified France of questions dividing them giving some of his listeners the impression his government was awaiting French moves toward settlement. His majesty in a speech from the throne also said Italy wanted peace to last a was Long As possible so she could develop her african Empire hut he declared it was necessary to continue rearming a in the sky on the land and on the because the speech had the obvious approval of Premier Mussolini diplomats considered it of hopeful significance. A regarding the King a a Aid Quot my government has made known the questions which Divide the two countries in this moment in an official note of last dec. 17.�?� while the King was speaking Pope Pius Xii again expressed his desire for a peace based on Justice and Mutual cooperation a a Vatican news service announced. This cum in an audience for too hungarian Pilgrim. The p it be also received to Young american priests with the1 r i relative. His holiness spoke to them briefly in English and blessed them and their dioceses. The to were ordained last sunday by Bishop Ralph l. Hayes reciter of the North american College. Vittorio Emanuele acknowledged that events in Eastern Europe had by ought uneasy times. A Europe has not yet and will not have times which can be called easy and the recent col continued on Page 2, soc. A a Randolph Register of deeds succumbs special to the t Nurr prise Asheboro March 23. A Richard a Lay Johnson 72, who was recently reelected to his third term of Randolph county Register of deeds passed away unexpectedly this morning at the local Hospital from heart trouble. Although or. Johnson had i been ill since tuesday his death i came suddenly. Prior to being elected Register j of deeds or. Johnson had been a prominent merchant in Asheboro for Many years. He was a member of the first m. E. Church Board of stewards and was a native of the Farmer Section. He was married to Carrie Kearns in 1900. She preceded him in death in 1936. He is survived by five sons William and Vernon of Raleigh Hal Robert and Clay of Asheboro one daughter miss Ethel Johnson of the Home two Brothers e. B. Johnson of Farmer and w. Burney Johnson of san Diego Calif. Funeral services will be conducted from the Home Friday afternoon at 2 30 with or. Howard p. Powell pastor of the first m. E. Church in charge. Interment will follow in the old Asheboro cemetery. Pallbearers will be w. J. Arm Field ii c. L. Cranford sr., Harris Birkhead Rufus Routh a. La. Clix Reid Hannah Zeb White Aud e. N. Earth shocks thought to be Start of War Budapest March 28.�? pm Earth shocks in the Region near the rumanian Frontier threw thousands of he Ilion and some of the soldiers hinged on tile Borders into a Short lived panic today. Hie hrs a continued intermittently for 40 minute. The Center was at birr Zero where Many troops Are Coneen Tratz a. Several chimneys toppled plaster fell front ceiling Anil pictures from Walls excited villagers thinking War had begun with a nearby bombardment leaped front their Beds and ran into the streets seeking Safe places. Some rushed into cellars. Order was restored after a Short time and report front the Region said the earthquake had caused but slight damage. American tobacco exports to Europe show increase Washington March 23.-- up a the agriculture department reported today that american tobacco producers supplied 367,000,-000 pounds or 43 per cent of the total Leaf tobacco imported in 1938 by Twenty european countries. In the previous year american exports totalled 316,000,000 pounds or 41 per cent of the total imported by these same countries. The British Isles furnished the largest european Market taking 271,000,000 pounds compared with 213,000,000 pounds in 1937. The department said that one reason for increased consumption of american tobacco in Europe was More extensive use of cigarettes. Chamberlain turns Down m Ove to line up former German possessions bulletin London March 23.�? up a soviet Russia notified great Britain today site would sign a Briti a so moored declaration for inic Melinte consultation among interested Powers in event of possible German aggression. Tile British Cabinet however was represented by reliable sources a having failed so far to make up its mind on this Issue. London March 23.�? apr prime minister Chamberlain told the House of commons today that Germany a recent Diplomat in actions raised the question whether Germany a a were perhaps planning to go even further Quot than to try to dominate Europe. The prime minister added Quot were this interpretation of the intentions of the German government to prove Correct his majesty s government feel bound to say that As similar attempts have done in the past this would Rouse the successful resistance of this and other countries who prize their Chamberlain rejected a suggestion by sir Alfred beit government supporter that he propose to France. Belgium Australia and the Union of South Africa that they incorporate the former German colonial possessions which they now hold under mandate from the league of nations a no. Sir the prime ministers reply was a no sir i not think the suggestion would have the effect that my Friend has in mind. Sir Alfred argued that his proposal would be a an answer to German aggression in Chamberlain made his Brief statement in commons after former foreign Secretary Anthony Eden addressing the Amer continued on rage 2. Sec. A Fayetteville to hold Celebration governor Huey appoints committee for 150th anniversary Observance Raleigh March 23.-�? up a governor Hoey appointed five men today to a committee to participate in the Celebration in Fayetteville november 21 of the Iloth anniversary of the states ratification of the Federal to Natl a tuition. He selected former governor Cameron Morrison of Charlotte attorney Genera Harry Mcmullan president Frank p. Graham of the University of North Carolina judge i. M. Pekins of the Eastern North Carolina Federal court District and congressman j. Bag a Clark of Fayetteville. The governor commented a it is interesting to note that in november 1789 Many not a worthy things happened at Fayetteville including the ratification of the Federal Constitution the granting of a charter to the University of North Carolina the ceding of the state of Tennessee and the meeting of the grand Lodge of masons. In addition to this november will Mark the 200th anniversary of the settlement of the upper Cape for by the scotch and Fayetteville is planning a great legislative committees Are also to he named to represent the general Assembly at the Celebration. Rush. Prances a Morgan Jimmy Hines Given four to eight years sentence new York. March 23.�? pm James j. Hines. 62, a Power in tammany politics for 26 years was sentenced today to four to eight years imprisonment on his conviction of lottery conspiracy charges in connection with the late dutch Schultz numbers Racket. Judge Charles c. Nott jr., suspended sentence of on j to two years on the first count in the 13-count indictment a Misdemeanour charging conspiracy. On each of Tho first four felony counts judge Nott sentenced the tammany District Leader to not less than one year nor More than two years the sentences to run consecutively on the last eight felony counts Hines received one to two years to run concurrently with the previous felony count sentences. Quot if it were not for your age a a said judge Nott in passing sentence a i would not be so lenient with it of. The evidence showed you were paid at least $30,000 annually to protect this vicious Racket and in All previous cases of this Type that have come before me i have been much More Hines was Pale and nervous As sentence was passed. He adjusted and readjusted his glasses. His lawyer Lloyd Faul Stryker blanched too As judge Nott announced the sentence. Stryker made two routine motions to dismiss. Both were denied. He told the court Hines had cooperated with probation officers to the fullest. Stryker said a emr. Hines has nothing to say a j. Richard Dixie Davis lawyer for the dutch Shutz mob and a big Harry Schoenhaus payoff Man named As fellow conspirators of Hines were sentenced yesterday. Davis was Given a year and Schoenhaus a suspended sentence Jon. On rage 2 Sec. A Mercl Lander told a no other Power shall subjugate us by fuehrer m Emil March 23. A a Adolf Hitler formally Well coined Meinel territory into Thi expanding German Reich today after receiving a tremendous Welcome. A few minutes after the fuehrer landed at his new Baltic port he told Memel Landers from a thew tre Balcony a in the name of the entire German people i Greet you and accept you into the great German Reich xxx. A even if our course Doe not please another world for this no Germany some eighty million stand a you Are a Frontier land and will Best appreciate having a a fat nation behind you. A a new Community has sprit it from need and adversity. Never to be subjugated a that no other pow r shall eve subjugate us for this we Shauf look out. A so i Greet you today As old Volks Genessen members of the German com Trinity a and As Tom youngest citizens. A and just As in this minute throughout the whole dermal Reich so too we Here want til give expression to our Faith Zuj Quot in Contido a a in th1 word. A siege Heil a a the fuehrer finished speaking at 2 30 p. In. 8 30 a. In. E. 8. To enthusiastic singing of the reieh4 National anthems followed. While warning the world the no no Ion on the could tear the unified German nation asunder Hitler declared a we germans have no Intel Al Hon of doing harm to the rest of the world. A the damage which that Otbo world did to Germany however had to he repaired again a a untrue reparation i i t c i i a v e a it Tow in that main we have arrived at an Mai to Iii s unique process of Rolaf this was interpreted As an Al fort to appease a nervous worn and especially Poland. Hitler came to Memel Anoai the 10,000-ton pocket Battiest deutschland but transferred to the torpedo boat Leopard for the trip through the inner Harbor. The vessel docked at 2 02 p. By 8 02 a. In. E. S to and Hill stepped on Memel Soli two my Ute later to be greeted by h i ing whistle. Hitler gave his latest Subj an impressive demonstration what Germany a might ii by Are riving with a Large part of to German Fleet by having unit int timed on Page 2, Hoe. A France seeking italian favor diplomats hurry Effort to win Italy for a anti Paris March 23�?i�h the French Goy eminent concentrate today on hurried efforts to Italy from Germany either by show of Force or diplomatic neg rations. Diplomatic observers said that immediate calling of an conference of France Britain soviet Russia pol my the Balkan states would so that the two Western pos meant business. Such a plan under discussion in London. They said the conference Migli convince Italy that it would dangerous to continue to tie her self to Germany a expansion policy. At the same time these observers said France might make general offer to discuss any pro Lem separating France and ital which would give Premier my Soltel a face saving Italy yesterday through the fascist grand Council reaffirm her Faith in the Rome Berlt Axis there was an appearance of Speed in the British French negotiations now underway in London concerning the conference that seemed geared to the necessity of making Contact with ital before Mussolini s speech next sunday the 20th anniversary of fascism in which it was Felt la Duce would outline Italy s future policy. Should the French British Man Euver fail however and should Mussolini make formal claim against France the machinery was being prepared for an immediate answer. Premier Daladier let it be known that he was planning a radio speech to the nation Early next week after Mussolini s address. Government circles said it would Deal with the International situation. French observers were cautious in consideration of reports that a French writer and Friend of Mussolini Hubert lag Ardeil had brought word that la Joie would to got Ste France pro. \ i Hilt a it. O no he c a me to Paris from Italy yesterday

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