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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - March 29, 1939, High Point, North Carolina Weather occasional rain tonight and thursday slightly warmer. The High Point Enterprise vol. 53 no. H8 Tumbler associated press High Point n. It Edn Kosdan \f1 or noon. M Hugh 2<. Ply Complete Nea service High Poi ii Liolu of in ii ii in _1 a i i11111 of it i i Opportunity for year around non Price five Cem delegation May wreck Hydro project last minute bulletins is i i Memphis ienii., mar. Recap a Polit e inspector Clegg Richards said he received word today from the Sherif fat Helena ark., that i Hope Brewster missing Ainee monday Aud believed to he paddling Down the. Mississippi in a a a Skiff had been found Safe. At Helena the clerk at the Gregg hotel said Xii Brewster registered there yesterday after arriving about 9 a. M. Minix in a la Ehi x Paris mar. �?~19. A up a dispatches from Oran Algeria today said general Jose Miaja chief of the last Central authority in Republican Spain arrived there with his staff by air plane today after fleeing from Valencia shortly before that port surrendered to the nationalists. Mill i y a Warsaw mar. �?~19. A cd a foreign diplomatic circles expressed the belief today that Poland and Germany might reach an agreement Over Danzig following nazi assurances that Adolf Hitler wished peace with this country. Hitler was said to have indicated to Poland that he wanted Complete annexation of the free City of Danzig a German controlled motor Road connecting Germany with East Prussia across the polish c corridor and a Broad a economic understanding a with Warsaw. Granted next Tri Al Kaleigh. Mar. Re a Cpl a new trial was granted by the state supreme court today to j. Xxx. Xxx Atson sr., convicted in c Carteret county of manslaughter in connection with the death of his son j. Xxx. Xxx Atson. Jr., and sentenced to 18 months to two years in prison. In x k i i i its la skins xxx Asim Egton mar. Re a in in the House appropriations committee approving a $30.-ut?.? appropriation to run the labor department for the next year recommended today that control of funds for the wage hour division be restored to Secretary Perkins. President granted a id Iii on ulu lating agencies pow or a of Enid Ziental a a Kyt hands group slashes a go to Raleigh for s request double Field for spa funds army forces arrested for robberies in Many cities Bachelor Murphy and girl Friend Hotot Mil Attalena taken Burgos Spain re a to a nationalist Headquarters announced today radio advices had reported that Cartagena naval hasp and the last Large City remaining in Republican hands had abandoned resistance to Generalissimo Francois Conquest of Spain. Hearings ordered Washington. Mar. Re map a overriding its chairman by a la to 9 vote the Senate foreign relations committee ordered today hearings beginning next a wednesday on a half dozen pending proposals for changes in the neutrality aet. Chairman Pitman a Nev who has proposed revision of the act to tiring munitions within the a Cash and carry clause sought to obtain committee action without hearings. Organization 0 White House William wiling 22 Nathaniel Bryant. In Nettie Sis Clinard All Long est three High Point negroes today confessed to a series of shocking crimes including the murder in Hoke county of Tommy Moore service station operator. Police officers who procured j the confessions shortly after noon today stated they would hold on i charges of murder William Young. A 22. And Nathaniel Bryant is. Both of 212 Cordy Street and not to a Sis a Clinard of 210 Gordy j Street. I detailed confessions of the i three officer said. Included a series of criminal escapades in which automobiles were stolen and Rob Berley committed in High Point and in a half dozen surrounding counties. The negroes the. Police depart ment reported admitted they stole a car in High Point belonging to o. A. Kirkman on saturday night. March 18. They said the three of them drove to Hoke county below Montrose and stopped at a filling station to perpetrate a Rob Bery. Bryant said he got. Out of the ear while Young went around to the Back of the station. Young said he flashed a Light through the window and saw a Man lying in bed. The Man. He said awoke and groped for a curtain near the bed and when he did the shot was i fired which killed Moore. Fired Gin Young officers said admitted he fired the gun which killed the service station operator. The Airest of the these to i aether with another negro in Salisbury last night also created police records of unsolved Auto i Mobile larceny and Many other cases in High Point Thomasville. Greensboro Salisbury Danville and Biscoe. The police department Here started cleaning its slate of unsolved Auto theft and breaking i and entering rates Early last night with the arrest of William Young who ran berserk alter assaulting a negro girl with a i pistol stole an automobile while being pursued by officers held up two men to shield him from arrest and finally was caught. On information they had at baud the officer Early this morn i ing apprehended Nathaniel Bryant. And soon the two boys were tied together in a confession thai j linked them with car thie veries that led to robbery forays throughout this Section of the state. Girl \ or Ester then after questioning the boys the officers shortly after noon arrested Nettie Clinard. Of 210 Gordy Street to implicate continued on rage 2 manager City City attorney j to capital to \ men comm is Knox Ani one go fight frequent companions on Washington s bridle paths Are one of Ute capitals most eligible bachelors attorney general Frank Murphy and pretty Ann Parker pictured on horseback gazing into each others eyes. Miss Parker is the daughter of major general Frank e. Parker retired. House refuses to give vote officials right to Quot Mark Congress is left with major rows o Roo sex it it Lake i0-i a \ git to Spring a. Off for a a no Washington Mardi 29 up Congress granted president Roosevelt Broad authority to consolidate govt i no agent in my eliminate their overlapping unctions when the Hon a ap-1 lion i 11 today and sent it to lie White House. The Mea no re was approved on voice vote and thus ended or. I Rith Congress Over reorganization legislation. It was not a Complete a Tri Rould have desired however Duce Congress wrote numerous a Yesti lotions into i he Bill Ami de feted most of the Poitr around a which greatest strife had entered in the Lai t m s Ion. Congress retained for itself the right to veto presidential reorganization orders. Such orders Rould become effective automatically within 60 Days of their it Mission to Congress however. Unless both Senate and House turned them Down within that period. The legislators insisted too in riling into the Bill a declaration i of. Ill lilo i 111 the Congress hereby declares Bat by reason of continued National deficits beginning in Ishii it is desirable Tau tally government expenditures and that sin ii reduction Lay be accomplished in some Leasure by proceeding in Merit it Cly under the provisions of ii act a. Huge flying boat leaves on Long commercial hop Baltimore. March 29.�?<7p the huge flying boat pa-20 took off at 9 09 a in. Today for Bermuda on the first leg of the largest commercial passenger carrying flight in history. The pan american airways i Chip left Baltimore with five passengers and a Crew of 14. A. J proximately 50 More passengers i will be picked up in new York for the Over water flight along the route pan american Bas been flying with smaller ships. Pan american officials announced the Yankee Clipper i might take off tomorrow from j Horta the azores for the second leg of the flight to Lisbon. Washington. March 29 up it president Roosevelt departing in mid afternoon for a 10-Day visit to his a other Home at warm Springs ga., is leaving Congress embroiled in a half dozen major scraps. Neutrality labor relations Relief. Tarn Aid social Security and tax legislation will key p the legislators Busy while he is away. Some of the issues May come to a head during that time and produce the most heated arguments of the session. Before going to warm Springs or. Roosevelt will Stop tomorrow at the famous Tuskegee Institute negro school founded at Tuskegee ala., by the late Booker t. Washington. He will make a brie talk to the students. Then he will drive to nearby Auburn to visit the Alabama polytechnic Institute second oldest coed cat Ion school in the South. In route to warm Springs he will make a Short Stop at Opelika. Ala. In addition to congressional developments. Or. Roosevelt will be kept informed about the foreign situation. The end of the Spanish civil War place two problems before the administration when to recognize the victorious Franco regime and when to lift the embargo on munitions shipments to Spain. Officials said that removal of the embargo which was applied under the neutrality Law need not await recognition of Franco. Secretary Hull is collecting information on the whole Spanish question before deciding on the latter step. Bill. Key to election reforms now referred i r i i conference committee fatal sex cuban chief Xii Ami Beach fla., mar. Re a lib a Gerardo Al Meliado to Quot dictator president of Cuba who a deposed in 1083, died Here today. Al Meliado who bad been living Here Iii exile Stine amhed while under Anaesthetic for an operation for tin removal of a tumor which had entered Bis liver. Machado entered the Hospital sunday for observation preparatory to undergoing the operation. He had been in poor health for some time. Secretary Perkins charges labor War balks program Washington March 29.�?-j looking for someone willing to p a Secretary Perkins contends that the Cio Al controversy handicaps virtually every function of the labor department. She told a House appropriations subcommittee in testimony made Public today that the department had maintained a a very Fine balance Between the two groups even though one Infra i Quentlyn accuses it of favouring the i other. A a i would like to say that the controversy is one of the most difficult things we have to Deal j with because it complicates every single thing we she said. She disclosed that the department liver lakes an action affect i ing one of the labor organizations a without advising the other. Her testimony was Given out along that of Elmer f. Andrews. Wage hour administrator who i told the committee i division it tart a Long fight against the fair labor standards act so that the supreme court May get a Chance to Rule on constitutional questions. Andrews said that generally speaking Industry had shown a a wonderful spirit of Andrews also told the committeemen 1. That about 7,000 of the 10.-000 cases involving Viola on of the new Law need investigation. 2. That the administration has no intention of asking Congress to include Farmers in the act. 3. That without giving direct credit to the act. Labor department statistics show employment has risen since it became effect Ive last october. L. Metcalf Walling adm tit Rator of the Public contract do chit Inual on rage two Raleigh. March 29 i the House refused today to accept a Senate proposal that election officials be permitted to aet As markers in primaries and elections. There a no discussion of the motion by representative Cherry of Gaston that Lite House Refuge to concur in the Folger amendment written into the Bill to prohibit professional markers. The l>i11 is regarded As a Keystone in Tho election Reform program of the state elections Board and will now go to a conference committee. Chairman Vav \ Lucas of the elections Hoard said that markers cause More corruption in election than any other feature of the set up. Without a word of discussion the Senate ordered the biennial Revenue machinery act ratified into Law. The House took from its unfavourable Calendar and sent to the welfare committee the Senate Bill to require physical examinations before persons May secure marriage beet be. An immediate bearing was ordered on the Bill and another to require blood tests of prospective mothers so that j health official May explain them. I representative Bryant of Bur i Ham who asked the re reference j told the House that the marriage Bill was regarded a vital to the states anti syphilis Campaign. I a now 164,099 persons ale being treated for syphilis in North Caro j i i ii a. A said Bryant a and every child has the right to he born with a healthy body Aud free of this1 Mallard of Columbus opposed the motion. Plans for an immediate tension system for teachers and other state employees apparently ended i when a House Judic iary commit a tee Voic d an unfavourable report to j a teacher pension plan and recommended passage of a Bill to create a commission to study the matter further. Similar action is expected by the House appropriations committee on a Bill for a pension system for All state employees including the teachers. The House appropriations committee approved a Senate Bill to provide a special master to consider Road claims of upwards of $50,000,000 lodged by Many counties against the Highway commission. The representatives put in an amendment that counties would pay the expenses of the master Oil a pro rata basis. Representatives refused a request of representative Tompkins Jackson Democrat that a Bill to provide for the convention system of nomination instep of the primary system in Republican Avery county be taken from the unfavourable Calendar. Republican representative Pittman of Young fascist conscripts demonstrate Rome claims in i la is Wmk 10. 100 request and approve Only $100000,000 Washington March 29. Map a the lit miso approx Imp if tons Jinni ittes disregarded president Roosevelt s estimate of Relief needs today voting $ 100.000,000 to run wow until july i. The president had asked $150,-000.000. Referring to the chief executives request the committee said in a report criticizing some spa operations that a a it feels that its proposal i on the Side of Liberal the $ 100,000 too it said. Would make the total available for spa in the present fiscal year $8,163,868,406. Compared with si.427,701.994 in the preceding year and $1,833,4 56,971 in the year before. A this expense should not be building tip a the committee said. A a however recognizing that time is the essence just now be. A use of the pressing need however brought about to project administrative procedure for the remainder of the fiscal year the committee pro Force Bas pursued a More Liberal policy than a searching inquiry probably would justify a Farsi Belt is imm he congressional Economy leaders mounted on support of disappointed farm Belt members in their efforts to hold Down the spa annulation to some figure less i Hun $150,000,000, when the measure reaches the floors of Tho House and Senate. The House threw out a $250, 000,00# farm parity fund by a 204 to 191 vote last night after having approved it tentatively a few hours Many Sena edits cult u r Hill it earlier 175 irs however restoration when department appt considered in tin Iti. D to t cd Rill Ion Lam i Outing tree be Able to economies \ scary expel additional j admin Sti win were that o miss i a d that Kead which will my it me of $ i of too rat Ive exe a a unjust Felt there i Minnie nth for i $150,-Tat purport Ionia i costs no absentees in municipal ballot attorney general me Mullan rules out proxy \ voting i uder new Law Raleigh March 29 a attorney general Harry Mcmullan ruled today that Absentee voting cannot lie permitted in municipal elections Thi year. Mcmilian ruled that the new j Law ratified by the legislature last week which prohibits use of Absentee votes in anything except Genera elections also applied to j municipal voting. A a municipal election Quot Mcmillan ruled a is not a general j election in the sense As used in j t la i act dozens of North Carolina Mut ii a dualities hold their primaries land elections during april and i May. Most of them Are conducted under provisions in the municipal Charters or in special municipal election Laws. Ami Are not generally governed by the state wide election Laws. The new Absentee act Mcmilian said a repeal All existing Laws relating to voting by Absentee ballot in conflict with it. That strikes out provisions in the Charters or elsewhere for municipal Absentee voting. The House spa should i Hist rat Ive make in next the entire i too. It Sui petites of the Tiabl High a could be a i Hong for an Avera of about $500, travel and subsist to e Ai 000 for communications. Eels occasioning Quot distr lately High labor and mate should be frowned upon a in the latter connection the committee said a Case in Point was use of More than $300,000 for Relief funds to erect an exhibit building at the new York world s fair. 1 favor a the committee is constrained to look with Disfavour a it informed the House a upon the employment of Relief funds in lain Way As it does upon other portions of Tho program which could and should be restricted and curtailed a and thereby release or make available funds for the employ ment of a Gre Ater number of persons in actual need and at the same time remove some of the Public criticism of this recalling that col. F. Harrington spa administrator had testified Thor probably we re employed on spa projects about 55,000 persons who Are eligible for assistance under the Aid to cd pendent children and old age assistance programs of the social i Security Board the committee asserted i a this is cited As just Cene instance of an unwarrantable monthly Levy upon funds provided continued on Page 2 Gainin consider inscription measures to Lake Lead against nazis London March 29.�? apr prime minister Chamberlain announced Iii commons today that the strength of the British territorial held army would by doubled giving it a total of 340, xxx men. Chamberlains Anno u Neemen came shortly after a Cabinet meeting which considered conscription and other measures to fit Britain to take the Lead in efforts to unite several nations against nazi Gei Man expansion. Previously Chamberlain had told the House that compulsion National service in Britain had been discussed with French leaders during president Albert Lebrun s state visit. Dem he report when pressed further on this Point the prime minister refused to deny reports that he had promised French foreign minister George Bonnet to introduce compulsory service in Britain referring to the frenc h conversation Cha in Bor lain said. A i valiant divulge what took place at a private diplomatic circles said the prime minister in those conversations indicated he personally favored some form on conscription but had to consider serious Domestic obstacles such As the attitude of Trade unions. Chamberlain was asked by conservative Robert Booth by for Assurance the government would a maintain the closest Contact and cooperation with the government of the soviet Chamberlain reined that London was a in touch with Moscow. He was expected to make a Fuller statement on government policies later today fallow ipg it the ministers assembled amid growing clamor for action to rally other countries into an anti Hitler front with corresponding compulsory military measures to fit Britain for leadership of such a bloc. Some form of co pulse Sere no w in Iii de Yert peeled Revie for a pit. Aft a the a t Ion a i chalet d a that Bel Ial at my maid was the review Appeal is sched Alicr the end of be in it of an App service volunteers Ber la in a assertion recruiting for the Britain s a National a most of the Voi unto tiled to tie mad this month. The probabilities of a decisive test bet wee the in syst and the non fas Clat states of Europe increased As a consequence of the nationalist Victory in Spain. The question of concern to England and France was whether the nationalist general Francisco Franco would retain his ties with Germany and Italy to the exclusion of other allegiances. Charlotte Man is named treasurer of railroads Greenville. >5. A up directors of the and Northern railway and the Durham and railway meeting her of March 29 Piedmont company Southern a today Ted e b. Hardin of Charlotte n. C., treasurer. Hardin will continue to act As general auditor of the carriers. The directors announced. Hardin a native of Blacksburg began Railroad work with tin Southern railway in 1x9,. As a water pumper. He botanic clerk in the accounting department of the Piedmont and Northern in 1912. Nazis warn poles against great Britain and France opposed Tompkins request. The Jackson legislator said be was acting under request of senator Bowers another Avery Republican. Rome. March 29 a up a Young fascist conscripts of a new army j monitory class reported for their regular Day in military service today carrying placards in striped a Tunis. Djibouti aver to. Suez he italians awaited a Warsaw. March 29. An authoritative German nit Ion that Poland turn a deaf car to a foreign sirens was regarded in some polish quarters today As the signal of an approaching change in relations with Germany. Warsaw morning papers published the full text of the and Anatiole carried yester Deutsche diplomatic pol Illsche kor respondent mouthpiece of the Berlin foreign regarded the at of German polish Corig free Civ. Tent to Poland y Tiv ii in u lets in Opp web Burlington March 29. a mayor Earl b Horner will be unopposed in the primary april 4. French reply to Dalys claims. The new troops most of whom showed up in fascist uniforms Are mostly 2n years old. The government has called All born in 1918 and those born in the first four months of 1919. They Are expected to add More than 250,000 to the army. Italy s municipal army at Home and abroad totalled their overtures to Poland to join 450,000 men in 1938. A anti aggressor bloc of a Matiy poles tides As a hint Lions regarding rider and Dan tonner German now constitute on the Baltic. In Berlin it a believed that by a foreign sirens kor Rospond Enz meant Britain and France in amp a dons to Deal with German expat rating i Aion uncertainty Over Germany a j intentions despite formal Assur ances. And the fear dint Germany i might turn next to polish spheres of influence have brought about a drive for a psychological mobilization Quot in Poland. Poles were uneasily aware at the same time of internal difficulties revolving about demands for Cabinet decision to put tip an All Patty front in mapping pol office Jan is Furuie course. To Ity officials Here this after Coon received information fro j it authoritative source tile de Ira Lions from Forsyth and vac Kin counties Are Pujji Neeru amendments to the City a pow commission Hill which if Pas eel Iii it lit destroy the prop cd $ >,500,000 Power develop ment of the City of Ilith porn the amendments according 1 the information would Render to proposed municipal Power boat ineffective in both Yadkin at Forsyth counties and in View the fact the Bill contains a pre vision which terminates the Cor tool of the project by the Cit Council in May of this year tin measure of adopted with the amendments might have the a feet of destroying the entire or Jeff. Hirry to Raleigh City manager e. M. Knox a City attorney Grover h. Jon made a hurried trip to Raleig leaving at 2 of clock this Atte noon in a desperate Effort to a what Steps could be taken to bloc the amendments. The Council had reconvene this afternoon after a Mornin session to it award two major con tracts in the project w Hen the r ports from Raleigh reached the office of the City manager. Amazed at the suddenness the action the five councilmen present went into a huddle an advised the City manager and the City attorney to leave for Raleig at once if the amendments Are no killed the High Point Delegat will attempt to have the in Bill tabled. It is probable if the amendments Are killed or if the Bill is tabled that a special Sci Aion of the Council will be Cade thursday for awarding the co tracts. Condemnation proceedings o certain property needed hmm Diatel in connection with the darn site for the City s Hydro elec Trie project on the Yadkin Riv were authorized instituted to morning in a special session the City Council. The Council authorized instil Don of condemnation proceeds on certain tracts of the Mart property c. By. Davis proper and the Yadkin county her property the latter comprise about 2u acres. City manager c m. Knox pointed out that or. Davis h a been employed by City and that the City cons Quentlyn Felt thai it should not undertake to Purchase land fro conic Niit on Page two la smart boys to take new duties six no Iliff House join i Titica reorganization slated for lord orate fit Washington. March 29. Thomaa g. Corcoran Aud it he administration Legal Aud Economy aides were reported auth orly Lively today to be scheduled a the six new jobs of while Gnu of cd to tire assistants authorized i the government reorganization Hill. Reliably informed persons i closed that changes in the orig dial draft of la Bill Hail Mao die new jobs unacceptable to Many of the career experts fore Erly slated for them when pre Dent Roosevelt said he Wam i trained men a with a passion f a specifications for the appoint ment now make it Clear the every president Wilt select h. Own assistants men who a been in the government serf if for 15 or 29 years do not War to be promoted to jobs fret which they probably would evicted in s change of administration tile favourites include be it in a Corcoran loader la bin com to Edward of. Foley. Jr., acting Genera counsel of the Treasury Leon Henderson executive Secretary Chi him monopoly i in e t i. A i in g j Muttee. Benjamin v. Cohen. Corcoran a associate and James Rowe secret Ary to James Roos Felt when the latter a one on his fathers secretaries. I frequent Calls by foreign dip a Lomaris Al die foreign office and j recurring consult a Lions Between president Ignace Moscicki Aud marshal Edward smugly Rydz tended to highlight these difficulties. Most Warsaw papers printed Deutsche Diplomat Iseh poli Tsehe correspond Enzy article without designer and the daughter of famous u. S. Flyer marries French woman he rescued Southampton England March 29.�?</p a Clyde e. Pangburn. American aviator who Vav i Hugh Herndon flew non j from Japan to the United staf in 1931, was marred Here lode i i pulled her out of a show dry at a Swiss resort two years ago the Bride was mile. Swat Beaucaire Duval of Paris a Dre i continued on Page two late Henri Duval a French insure Anco company executive

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