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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - March 26, 1940, High Point, North Carolina Weather fair slightly warmer scattered Frost tonight. The High Point Enterprise High Poi i in Lic Center of diversified manufacturing Enterprise vol. 6�?no. 86 Mem Hud associated Peteso High Point n. Citi Psi \1 in noon. M Mich 26. 1910 Complete Nea serv ice Price five Cen five Man War Cabinet hinted in Britai a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a Mauretania Points toward Pacific on m Harrison sees Early passage of Trade Bill Mississippi senator emerges from Parley with the president Washington March 26. Map a chairman Harrison a miss of the Senate finance committee predicted after a conf exec with president Roosevelt today that legislation to extend the reciprocal Trade agreements program would be passed by the Senate unamended within to Days. Quot we be gut a close fight Harrison said Quot but the chances Are the amendments will he Defeated and the Bill will he passed Harrison said he Quot apprised the president of the situation Aud that or. Roosevelt Quot is of course intensely anxious that the Pittman amendment and All others be senator Pittman a Nev la sponsoring a amendment to require Senate ratification of Trade pacts. Do ctn amendment that amendment Harrison a tested. Would Quot make it impossible to carry on the program of reciprocal Trade turning to another subject. Harrison said he billeted there would he no tax Mil at this Serai zip. Although he had not taken up that matter with or. Roosevelt. He said. Too. He was hopeful Pongee would adjourn by june i. At the Capitol senator Micah Rand Nev asserted in debate that 19 of the la countries with which the United states a signed Trade agreements submitted them to legislative approval before they could become effective. In this country he said. Ratification involves a constitutional continued of Page woj a a a Buckner gives i up to officers Playboy promoter a ill Pepin two year term for mail fraud new York March 26.dpi�? Quot William p. Buckner jr., Playboy promoter who tried his hand at Washington lobbying with Champagne and chorus girls surrendered to Federal authorities today to begin serving a two year sentence for mail fraud and conspiracy in the philippine railway Bond swindle Dapper and Hal dome in a Gray suit the 32-year-old by Kner. Who a year ago was making Long distance Telephone alls to Loretta Young in Hollywood observed smilingly that imprisonment Quot won t kill Quot i Haven t been to a Broadway night Chab in two he said when asked about his recent nocturnal activities. A How about Hie Side streets a different matter a ooh. That a another matter a Buckner grinned. Virtually All the Quot Broadways night clubs Are on Side streets. I Federal judge Henry w. Goddard rejecting yesterday a idea for delayed surrender remarked Quot it seems to me that this Man might be better off in prison than leading the life he had been reported to Buckner was t there to hear that but he appeared today As Nom Balant As he was in the Days when lie was interesting Hollywood people or trying to interest them in philippine railway Bonds and trying in Washington to get legislation to redeem the defaulted securities. Subpoena served on governor Hoey shows first lady easter Basket a cold faster weather in Washington did no to daunt 2-year-old Marsha Williams daughter of a Marine corps Captain. She attended the annual White House faster egg Roll a and Here she shows her easter Basket to mrs. Franklin d. Roosevelt right allies end War week without loss at sea squadrons of subs and destroyers Block German path to Iron Supply London. March id.i4b a week without Allied merchant shipping losses was announced proudly by the British admiralty teds amid reports Germany had summoned Home outbound ships to avoid Britain newly tightened patrol of sea lanes to Scandinavia the week ending sunday mid a a. A a a. A a a night was the first without Allied merchant ship losses since the War i started though eight Neutral vessels were sunk and two German cargo boats were sent Dow n by the British path Elk in possible informed source declared that i Squadron of British destroyers and submarines attempting to i choke off swedish Iron Ore ship ments to Germany had made Pas a Sage impossible through the Skagerrak. The Arm of the North sea which leads to the Baltic. As a result Berlin was reported vessels to return to port. Tile ska Deviak has been thickly mined by the germans but Ore boats have been Able to reach Germany by hugging the Shore. In Winter swedish Ore must be shipped through Narvik. Norway j Down the Atlantic coast some ships go through the Skagerak to Baltic ports and some Are reported to be risking mine Fields and British submarines to sneak Down the swedish coast headed for a Iii bin g lion he import Xvi e in summer the Skagerrak route is not so important to German for As soon As the Gulf of both a Nia is ice free swedish Ore can he shipped direct from Sweden with out leaving the Baltic which the British Navy a not penetrated i alabamian appointed envoy to Thailand by president Washington. March 26 a i to president Roosevelt nominated j Hugh Gladney Grant of Alabama today to be minister to Thailand Siam. Grant Secretary to supreme court Justice Hugo l. Black during Blacks service in the Senate j was minister to Albania before that country s absorption by Italy. Canada votes on War today week end blizzard sex peeled to gut Down number of ballots Ottawa. March 26�? it up a a conduct of the War against Germany was the Central Issue in voting today As Canada s Liberal party government staked its existence on the first National parliamentary election since october 14, 194 5. The Only Pat ties w hich could command a majority of the 245 a Mats in the House of commons unaided Are the Liberal Ted by Prim minister a. L. Mackenzie King and a National government group headed by or. Robert j. Manton. Conservative Leader. Blizzard hinders voter a week end blizzard which blocked Many roads was expected to reduce the number of today a voters previously estimated Al about 6,009,000 oui of approximately 6,500.000 eligible the liberals have received support in the past in the Rural sections most Likely to he affected by the weather. While the main Campaign is j sue was conduct of the War. Other issues relating to War and postwar problem were debated in the eight week Campaign. Mackenzie King dissolved parliament Jan. 25 and called the election in answer to critics of his War policy. Spokesmen of the National gov continued on Page two giant Steamer going through j Panama canal believed on Way to Australia for Anzac soldiers Cristobal c. A a a March 26. Map a Britain a big new liner Mauretania Bent on a secret War Mission went through the Panama canal to the Pacific Ocean today. The 35.739-ton liner on Germany official list to he attacked on right As an armed Raider was believed to be Enro Ute to Australia to carry troops from there to the near East. She began her passage through the canal at 9 45 a. In. E. S. T. The Mauretania completed her passage through Gatun locks about noon. She will Stop at Balboa on the Pacific Side to take on supplies. Headed across Pacific her agents said a the Mauretania is headed across the Pacific and is sailing tonight. Stripped of her usual elaborate furnishings with which she nor i Mally carries passengers in style the Mauretania s capacity As a troop ship is presumed to j have been increased about ten fold. The Gray liner presented a sombre aspect against the tranquil background of Limon Bay As a Squadron of United states army. Pursuit planes circled briefly Over head. Three canal pilots were aboard a she passed through the locks. The Mauretania reached Here i last night dark except for Hor. Running lights after a voyage from new York she left new i York last wednesday under sealed orders. Foli it it wed by i Een last thursday the 81.235-ton Queen Mary followed the Maure i Tania out of new York also on a secret Mission. She too was be lived to be heading for Australia to serve As a troop ship but because of her sire she is unable to pass through the canal. If she is bound for Australia she will have to round the Cape of Good i Hope. Both the $26,0t>0.0i�h Queen i Mary and the $20,000,000 Mauretania Are on Germany official list of vessel to be attacked As armed raiders. Gallogly dons Frison Denim a Richard g. Gallogly scion of a socially prominent family of Atlanta is shown exchanging his fashionable clothes for prison Denim in the Tattnall state Penitentiary at Reidsville ga., after he was returned from Dallas to which he escaped in quest of a Texas Justice while serving a life term for the a a thrill slaying of an Atlanta drug store clerk in 1928. He lost his flight against extradition from Texas. Unions ruled subject to anti Trust action seen As important Triumph by lawyers piloting Campaign a Man in i hide Indi of ruled it role anti r by m it a by of comedian Bob Burns sued for kidnapping sex Friend Washington. March 26 4b a Clov Root Clyde it. Hoey it North Carolina Hud his doubts today about Southern How vitality Washington style All because a guest at a social function handed him a court subpoena. The subpoena was to require him to testify at my extradition heating for William Dudley Pel Loy Silver shirt Leader who Atter an appearance before the die commute was arrested Here As a fugitive from North Carolina Justice. James a. Quinn Deputy United state marshal served it by paving admission last night to a North Carolina society re option attended by the governor. I Sci u a i a i a i a <1 1.1 elley�?T5� lawyer. Los a pkg Les March 26. Up a a #70,000 false imprisonment suit involving allusions to love theft faced film and radio comedian Bob Burns and others today. Tile Middle aged plaintiff Daniel w. Hose civil Engineer. Charged lie was abducted from his Home in nearby Wilmington Dee. 29, 1938, and Force to sign a denial trat Burns had stolen the affections of his wife Millie and to sign a similar statement releasing Burns studio Paramount from any claims. Burns flabbergasted informed of the suit. Burns declared Quot i did no to have any More to do with his wife than you did. Burns said however that huge threatened Paramount officials to file Stilt about a year Quot Paramount lawyers went to the District attorney office a lip comedian asserted Quot the District attorney men or somebody brought huge downtown to find what it was All about i was t there myself but they told me he broke Down and cried saying there was nothing to it. Then he signed a paper admitting Hoge apologized Burns said huge later came to him twice and apologized declaring a i must have been crazy. Bobs i Don t know Why i did it a Cut Luud of t wat Woi crooning Texas governor plans a newspaper Austin Tex March 20.�? 4b�?from a Reno a Mexico. Radio station gov. W. I pc o Daniel Texas Hill Billy songster. Told texans he was starting his own newspaper the w la a o Daniel news. It will he a weekly with a subscription rate of 25 cents for the next four months. It will be published at fort Worth and will give texans Quot All the tile governor show Ming Imi Eliis and talks Are broadcast on some Texas radio stations each to inlay morning has complained of his treatment by some newspaper and some stations. A no recent governor has been so unfairly dealt with As the press has dealt with me a he said in the mexican broadcast. 1910x44 his Best the Man who wrote and made famous the song Quot pass the biscuits. Pappy a and a the boy who never grew too old to Brush his mothers said i newspaper would publish Quot ally of his speeches a portion of which have been in rhyme from time to time. The former flour Salesman who campaigned two years ago with a hand that played Mountain music said his paper would give Al its profits to the red Cross. Its columns will contain a important state documents minutes of the mate Bourd and commissions and ail facts of Laws and proposed Laws in order that the Public May be Given the truth. Some Texas radio Staviotis require Advance copies of Bis speeches. He asserted this a Washington. Man Peyton Glt the Federal District a it today that labor unions Jeet to criminal Cona Pir cution under the so Trust act. Dismissing a he which Al Tea Matet ileitis sought to tie sex prosecution on an charging restraint of Trade in jurisdictional dispute. Just Gordon said report forge i hed Quot the Justice depot intent i legation As to the prevent threat of Force and by of delivery of Concrete in trucks not operated by no of the Deien Davit Union to v construction prove is wit Iii District shows a direct lint Able anti unlawful Vostral Trad and Commerce in the i the just ice department tattling indictments charge the defendants tried to companies operating the trucks to employ members teamsters Union rather than of the engineers Union coerced Hie companies to break contract with the engineers coerced Driver to resign from the engineers local and join Hie teamsters tailed strikes and otherwise acted with in i lot hit in obit that induce mixer of the labor and Liberal will not line up with Chamberlai Attlee and Morrison reported to prefer right to criticized week end a peace votes gets Little nationwide attention by lit ill Wagnon London March 26. Map a demands for chans in the British government for a harder hitting War again Germany were coupled today with predictions that Liber and labor opposition leaders would refuse to join the adm is ration of prime minister Chamberlain. Tiu urfi on in a a la airlines end perfect year it i Derris ship Given go \ congratulations for wonderful record Washington. March 26�? ,4b commercial airlines in the United states completed today a year of flying without a fatal Accident or serious injury to passenger or Crew member. The record a made a few minutes before 4 a. In. Est. To signalized the event. Chairman Robert Hinckley of the civil aeronautics authority dispatched this message to airmen Over the Agency a teletypewriter circuit Quot Heartiest congratulations to ail airline civil aeronautic authority and weather Bureau personnel upon completion of an entire year of airline i afet this l one of Hie outstanding achievements in the history of in she no ers 4.171 souvenirs this menage was re Timis mated by radio to 2o8 airline plane then in flight passengers travelling in the planes were Given copies As souvenirs. The aeronautics authority also noted that for the first time Pas continued on rage two there were reports that a five a j Man War Cabinet would replace the present nine Man inner group and that Chamberlain would ask Laberite leaders Clement Attlee and Herbert Morrison a lid the Liberal sir Archibald Sinclair to join a broadened government but these men were believed to prefer remaining in a position from which they could criticize. Prok Hilk lineup this smaller group would tie composed of Chamberlain first lord of the admiralty Winston j Churchill who would be Given in creased authority As spokesman for land sea and air forces and for the ministries of Supply and shipping. Chancellor of the exchequer sir John Simon lord Halifax and lord privy Seal sir a Samuel Hoare. Scattered a end the War votes by labor unions and peace organizations Over the week end which members of parliament criticized but the government left in Muz i led gained Little Public Atten a Hon. Instead the Public was intent on the tightening of the blockade of Germany and upon beating German propaganda. Peace front candidate were Given Only a negligible vote in recent by elections. Indicating that Public opinion generally favors pressing the War rather than making peace with fuehrer Hitler in the last such election at inserts March 14. A conservative backed by Chamberlain. J. J. C. Henderson Defeated a peace candidate 23.882 to 722. Diss Tise it tiv a rises nevertheless d i s s a to faction with the Pace of the War was expressed despite government statement of satisfactory Progress and Espito Chamberlain a announced strategy of fighting a safety first War. The blockade has Quot gaping the evening news declared today. The paper said a a Chat it cml inn it on Page two Navy launches new destroyer named for late Admiral Mayo Quincy. Mass. March 26 4bthis w As launching Day for the nation s newest warship a sir cd. 3ts-foot destroyer named for the late Admiral Henry Thomas Mayo commander in chief of the Atlantic Fleet during the world mar. Mrs. Chester g. Mayo wife of the admirals Ali. A Captain at the Portsmouth Navy Yard was Given the Honor of sponsoring the new fighting Craft. Barlow s bomb splinters two logs in test before invited newsmen Baltimore. March 26�?<4> a Lester Barlow gave a demonstration today of the Power contained in his liquid oxygen car electric Detonator the Only inventor said of releasing the Bon bomb an explosive he con destructive Force. Soaked for 15 tends is capable of wiping out every living thing within a 1,000-foot radius. Were hurled More than a Hundred he arranged to fire the heavier feet into the air. I charge out of a mortar at a piece the explosive was set off by an j of heavy Armor plate with the spectators safely protected by sandbag. The test arranged after a joint minutes in liquid oxygen before it was fired the bomb looked More like a Sodden bag of sugar than As reporters and photographers in instrument of death crouched behind sandbags Barlow having shown How 8 ounces of set off an 8-ounce charge of his the explosive could splinter the explosive and made match Wood of i logs. Barlow planned later to two heavy logs. Several pieces5 demonstrate a five Pound charge. George c. Mathews resigns securities commission Post mex lost at sea London March 26. Of pm several men were missing after a Light hip tender capsized off the Southern roast of England to l a. J Washington March �?�41.�? i tip 4mal How Imp resigned from hic securities commission effective Pretl 15 to take a position with hic Northern states rower coif pail. Tile resignation was announced today by the Sec with a statement by chairman Jerome x. Frank that the government was a closing one of its Ablest Public Mathews is one if the original members of the commission and Stevio Tisaj hades Ved with the Federal Trade commission. He was appointed As one of Hie two Republican member of the Sec Nad i from Wisconsin. Expressing regret thai vial liens Felt it necessary to leave president Roosevelt said in a letter to him that a your service with the government has not Only been a Long one but one of great he added a word of appreciation for what in said Mathews had done to make hic Sei Quot an instrument of constructive state of siege declared after bolivian revolt la Paz Bolivia March a a ,4b a the bolivian gov in men today declared a a Tim wide state of siege a form c martial Law after an Earl morning revolt by a regiment a uni is Leer had in in put Down a file rebels were marching tin the government my Lake. The government said the military forces under Lienert Ait nor . Chief of the army general staff had Emir the revolt by halting the Marc i ing rebel. If fiend account asserted i i the majority of the rebel i in regiment a Limiter arrest t Barracks but informed person said a Winn her of rebel Soldie had est a red with several tank Fez. Bolivia Larch a a 4b�?the bolivian Genet mein this Hico Mug put Down Short lived revolt by 2,0 member of a regiment 4 Arald tiers National my Lic which government spoke san said was due to discontent i the outcome of the recent pre Ich in Jai elec Tion. Government Sou ret Aidt it rising and it suppression we bloodied. The regiment quartered in suburban Mil Flores and apparently the it Els never left their Barracks. Shots were head in a. Federal Enrique Pena Raml former head of the army w victorious Iii the election March Iii and is scheduled assume office april i. The government announce that the rising had been cd foaled Ami its leaders bad in rendered. Their names were it disclosed. Major 4 Destine Pilo was he regimental rot Lamier. Government soil i a indicated that leaders if to rising might face deals a i be fences. Provisional president Carli Ijiri Stanilla ordered goner in Azo army Elt Lief of staff inspect All military units Lea re aired that All elements of Hie army totalling him Iii Ace Tum. Except part of the Carabiner Ami lie Federal guard. Were Loyal to the government. Quintanilla announced a noon Ila. Iii. E. S. I that conditions w Ere peaceful throughout Bolivia. 4 Rowels gathered outside government House Aud cheered Quintanilla and Penaranda. Hearing of Senate and House naval and military committee was to prove or disprove Barlow s Contention i device is Safe to handle n ear m t Rte n Plant Barlow took the invited spectators to a testing ground Ai the Glenn l. Martin air plane factory on wide Middle River for the demonstration. Critic met Barlow s claims with assertions that such an explosive was too delicate for practical use Barlow replied that his formula made it immune to fire or Shock and that it was safer to handle than int. Today demonstration was a preview of official tests by the War and Navy departments bar Low wants to conduct one of these in an isolated area testing the explosive s Power to kill with live animals staked out in a Field. A mass murder the 53-year-old inventor who. With George Holdover produced the liquid oxygen bomb after Many months of research told the congressional committees his device would keep enemy warships i ton Miles from american shores and spread Quot no murder if Tut lied i Louse us a hoop Tauf Cyota a i bulletins Heyn Aud via Keh first speech As Premier Pabis. March 2tt,�? up it \ to radio a a France new Premier pm ii i Beyn Aiice making Iii first address to his countrymen since he took office last thursday. Said today that when he succeeded Daladier lie had Only one tiling in mind to face his a difficult task und to give men of every party a Chance in his Cabinet. A Poe a moment Iii the middy of the War France gave the appearance of having a re infused government but now we take firmly the reins of ibis government Quot he said. Cromwell to continue a Canadian minister Ottawa Mardi lift 4b�? James la. It. Cromwell returning from a Brief visit to his new Jersey Home today declared he had Quot no Oiler plans than to continue the duties of my of Hee a a a Merkau minister to Canada Quot

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