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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - May 1, 1939, High Point, North Carolina W Eather fair tonight and tuesday the High Point Enterprise Industry at High Point offers go Opportunity for year around to vol. 55�?no. 121 member associated press High Point n. Cd a mond Pter noon my i. 1939 Complete Nea Servic e pm Ink Kuk go polish nazi dispute nearing showdown russian eagles grounded Short of goal Roper named minister Ocanada offers sex Commerce a they seem fairly Happy a armed might after a fort re Landing on Long Dot Mim ii i land. Von Brunswick ended their attempted nonstop a two vew Vork flight and wrecked their plane the two soviet russian airmen Arr pictured awaiting revue. Brig. Gen. Vladimir Kokkinakis left suffered two broken rib in the crash. Major i Klatil Gordienko Lilit was unhurt. Below their wrecked monoplane is pictured where it Era a died in the Marsh. Kokkinakis in kitting before it on a pneumatic life rat. I off my i k is a. A v. A the Mumm chief enters new service i res id ont Roosevelt sends name to Congress for confirmation Washington May 1.-4 apr president Roosevelt sent to the Senate today the name of Daniel c. Roper former see retard of Commerce to be minister to Canada. Oft Foh time Roper had been out of office since the Middle of last december Dis nomination to the diplomatic Post brought Bim into a new Field of sender although be has been in government work almost continuously since 189 4. When he left the Commerce department Post later filled by Harry Hopkins the South carolinian. Who has just turned 72, explained he had to give a needed attention to his personal affairs. Born in Marlboro county. South Carolina in 1867, Roper was graduated from Trinity College now Duke University. He taught school before entering the legislature at 25. He became a Senate clerk in Washington in 189 4. Served subsequently in the census Bureau. Post office department Tariff commission and As internal Revenue collector. Norman Armour who was appointed ambassador to Chile in 1938, was this country a last minister to Canada. President Roosevelt hastened ropers appointment so As to get him to Canada in time for car Mon los there this month in the reception of King George and Queen in High spirits As befitted the occasion. President Roosevelt new Yorkus mayor a and mrs. Roosevelt Are pictured at the opening of new York worlds fair. High spot of Day ceremonies a a speech by the president from the Federal building. It Hardin the first russian nazi Jap showing drop tie up is predicted Al i a of flighted. Last minute bulletin s Congress still faced with major problems Raleigh May i a governor Liney today appointed if v. Sisk of Charlotte and i. A Vaughan of a c. State College a new members under a i Ash Law of the state examining and licensing Hoard for plumbing and heating contractors. Methodists Combine Al Man Kansas City May ��?1three corporations of the previously separate methodist churches with endowment funds totalling $29,000,006 for pen Sioning ministers and their dependants were Federated today in the first major business step of the methodist uniting conference. The 909 delegates awaiting a a pee cd on foreign relations wednesday night by Aff n. Bandon 1930 Republican presidential nominee who is a conference Delegate plunged into their second week of work with a heavy Agenda ahead. N am fit to Board Raleigh May i�?1.11�?-governor i Lory worked today on apm it into cents he must make due to expiring terms and said he had decided to reappoint t. Toddle Ward of Wilson for a Aix year term on the state Highway commission. Other a hint ments probably will in announced within 24 hours Ritchie note Kansas City has., May i. �.j/f1u�a suicide note was found today in the automobile of Edward l. Schneider Secretary treasurer of seven corporations headed by Boss t. J. Pender Gast. The car was parked on the Fairfax Bridge Over the mis Ouri River near Here exceed Al to Jority Charlotte. May la it i1�? Xiv n Blanton a Federal re Enue collector said today Mecklenburg county authorities had exceeded their authority in requiring holders of Federal liquor licenses to give them up. More than 89 persons were frosted in Charlotte and its Viny late saturday by orders bunty solicitor Hugh 91c-y, who announced that he d charge violation of the liquor Laws against All a of such licenses. De in Crish Williamston. N. C., May i. A ambers Owens 60, prompt Washington county Fanner business Man was killed Jotty today in an Auto Nobile Ler collision in a Plymouth trailer became unattached an automobile. It old Tenn Emmer plants a York. May i. Up the t Goodrich company an aced i v Oil id Start construe immediately of a new Plant Lark Ville trail., to manuf mechanical rubber goods. Legislators enter fifth month w Ith Hulk of w Ork still ahead Washington May up a Congress entering its fifth month this week still has to do the bulk of its work. Aside from some of the routine appropriation Bills the Only major issues out of the Way Are National defense and govern intent reorganisation. This fact caused administration lieutenants j to predict today that the Seaman would continue until mid i a ii Iii Mer although Little new legislation a been enacted so far tin i pit Idem a congressional loaders appear satisfied w the the course a of events or. Roosevelt in fact i offered few new proposals pre toning to utilise the sea Slot for polishing previous new Deal la a. Dri Sci in let work thus revision of the Neutral i Ity social Security and want i hour Laws Extension of the j presidents monetary Powers anti possible Chance in tile business. Tax set up constitute the Prigot i pal Woi k before the lawmakers. Administration forces feel cer i lain they can forestall any Legh a to lion which they oppose such j is any drastic changes in the i Wagner labor relations and senator Burke a neb author of several proposed amendments said last night that. He and his j associates ritually had Given up Hope of revising the Law thin Yea r. In the items on the administration program however then is material for plenty of controversies. When the president s continued on Page to military unit for Caribbean will establish Baw on Inland of puerto Hico Washington May i a up a Secretary Woodring announced to Duy the forthcoming establishment of a new military department embracing the Caribbean area ii will be known As the puerto rican dept r intent. I action taken by direction off resident Roosevelt will bring under the control of the new department beginning july i the Island of puerto Rico including All adjacent keys and islands together with the Virgin islands belonging to the United states. The new department is designed to further United states defences in the Caribbean see. Secretary Woodring announced the department would lie under Tho command of brigadier general kid null l Daley with Headquarters at tile military reservation of san Juan. Puerto Rico. Uncle Sam s defense Bill for the year beginning july i appeared Likely today to reach the unprecedented peacetime total of $1,894,-458,552 plan pageant Wilmington May i a up a a mass meeting will he held Here tomorrow to consider plan for staging a pageant commemorating the 200th anniversary of the chartering of the City of Wilmington. Green charges labor act Quot oppression instrument1 Washington May 1<zp>�? j charging that Tho National labor relations Board Haw distorted the Wagner act into a an instrument i of oppression a president William Green of the american federation of labor recommended today that j the three member body be Dis a placed. Appearing before the Senate j labor committee Green proposed substitution of a new five member a Federal labor he also testified in support of Al amendments to the Wagner act offered by senator Walsh a mass. Among other things these j amendments would broaden the right to Appeal labor Bourd decisions to the courts would restrict the boards Power to i Tiva ii i Date labor contracts and would 1 permit employers to petition for election to determine which Union j should represent their workers. A stated generally a Green said i a your opposition to the Board is i that in deciding cases it has est a j listed precedents whereby the so Chahid economic philosophy of one labor group is encouraged and see tallied while that of another is suppressed or even obliterated. A the Board has taken sides in what has been called an a ideological controversy and has rendered decisions which promote the rivals of the american federation of labor to the injury and detriment of tile american federation of in a 14.009-word statement. Green detailed esses in which he said the Board had discriminated against the Al. He strongly supported the principles of the Wagner act and said it was to preserve these principles that the Al had offered its amendments. Green expressed opposition to amendments proposed by senator Burke a neb saying they would be a destructive of the purpose and theory of the act a Burke fold reporters yesterday thiere was Little Chance that the labor Law would he amended Al tidal session Auto accidents take 5 in n. Charlotte. May in up a at least five persons were killed in automobile Accident in North Carolina during the week end. I Vaughn w. Hint to. 24, of salts a Bury was killed w Hen a motor i Cycle he was Riding and a truck collided on the Dunn Mountain Road three mile from Salisbury. William Lawrence Anderson 23, a killed when his automobile overturned near Mocksville. Near it. Airy Jeff easter 41, a furniture worker was hit by an automobile and killed. S. L. Smith 75, was killed near Walnut Cove when he was hit by an automobile driven sheriff John Taylor said. By laude Southern. Smith a on his Way Home from Church. Of Fayetteville w. W. Elkins. 6 7, a Railroad Section master a standing on a sidewalk talking to a Friend. An automobile got out of the Driver control and ran Over and killed him. Coal Price to state soaring to High Point Raleigh May in i pm a. Benton Stacy director of Purchase and contract said today that the shutdown of Coal mines in the i appalachian area had forced the state to pay $3 More a ton for Coal a ended to meet emergencies than would have been necessary a Mouth ago. A Coal to meet absolute emergencies is costing $3.75 a ton now for the same stuff we bought for 75 cents a Mouth said Sta y a a that a a jump of $180 a car. On top of that when we order they Tell us they can to let us have but one or two ears at a col Lect ions re per cent i Miler same period lad \ ear Raleigh May i a i North Carolinas Revenue collection through april of this fiscal year j totalled $59,525,799 99, or 2.25 i per cent less than the $69,894. 585.1 4 collected by the same time last year Revenue commissioner a. J. Maxwell reported today. Last month n receipts were $4.-826,22 �?~.39, or 7.71 per cent under the $4,478,069.09 total in april 1938. Returns from the income tax through april this year were $9,-473,735.29, compared with $10,-376,599.67 for the same period last year. This source yielded $217,165.32 last month and $281,335.60 in april 1938. Sale tax returns were up from $868,182 in april. 1938, to $926, 998., Nile 43�?Tj.i 38 to it month though re e Levy fell from $ i 10 months of i Titi for to Tine col Lee-12.621.-nt Over month North Carolina textile Mills consume most of Cotton used in South Raleigh May in it a North Carolina textile Mills used 474,-780 Bales of Cotton during the first Quarter of ish More thin half of the 869,1 41 consumed in i the five states and Hie District of Columbia which comprise the i fifth Federal Reserve District. The District Bank at Richmond. I va., reported today that North Carolinas consumption in March was 169.1 47 Bales As compared with 135,218 a year ago while lie districts Mills used 310.642 Bales in March As compared with 251.149 Iii March 1938. Earthquake hits Japan Akita j a Pau May i. It pm earthquake described As Hie strongest in 25 year today disrupted traffic Cut communication lines and caused other damage throughout Northern Honcho the main japanese Island. The Shock lasted 27 seconds. Its Center was believed to be in the Japan sch. J declare dividend 8 new York May i. A a a directors of Standard Oil company of Civ Jersey today declared a Stock dividend of 2 shares of Haft ital Stock for each 20u capital shares held plus the regular semiannual dividend of 59 ecu to a capita share both payable june 15 to holders of record May 16. Period this year. Motor vehicle Bureau Lions last month totalled 687.60, up 8.25 per a april 1938. And for la of this year were $28,7 49,893.10, an increase of 4 4 4 per cent Over the same period last year. The decreases in total collections were accounted for by the Revenue division which realized $2,204,535.79 last month a drop of 7.21 per cent under april 1938 and $30,775,906.80 for to month of this year. 7 76 per cent under the same period last gasoline tax receipts Rose from $1,903,975 89 in april 1938, to $2,041,207.41 last month and from $19,379,442.52 for to months of 1937-38 to $20,191,-048.29 for the same period this year. Six on trial for obstructing press Mobile ala., May .1.�?cp six persons charged with conspiracy to interfere with Freedom of the press went on trial in United states District court Here today. Attorneys for the government and defense called approximately too witnesses. The defendants Are Bart b. Chamberlain jr., assistant state solicitor Sam b. Bowe political figure John Bowe brother of Sam Bowe Peter a Crolich. Former barroom operator and George and Miriam Mckenzie. The government charge the six conspired to interfere with rights of Henry p. Ewald who As former executive editor of the Mobile press Register directed an expose of lottery activities in Mobile. District attorney Francis h. Inge charges Ewald w As trapped beaten and photographed in a House Here on the night of february 13. Ewald later resigned i and left Mobile. Court to Ai Moi in May so Washington May up a the supreme court announced today that it would adjourn for the summer on May 29. Barring unix i peeled developments visits u. S. New Orleans May i. Pre it we it Iii a it souk a month s visit to the i nit a Cap social a l Ltd i it if in Tat Ivr sat in s. Would be surprised Washngton May i Pic j Philip Marshall Brown re pres it i ins the american peace society told the Senate foreign affairs i committee today that an a a arrangements Between Russia Ger Many and Japan was a perhaps an immediate possibility he de Laird such a lineup would result from an agreement bet we n Russia and Germany which he said la the aim of russian present a Power politics a a and freon the existing Alliance bet Veen Japan and Germany. A this May of we become too antagonistic to these latter two countries put us Way out on a limb Brown said. The Only course for this country to pursue. Brown contended is to adopt and stick to a policy of a real Little by reply declaring hat in Ridant Roosevelt could accomplish Little Ivy a reply to Adolf Hitler senators George Smirti Aud Nye and suggested today that great Britain take up negotiations for Kur Peati peace within the framework of hitlers Reich Stag speech. They offered this proposal in Advance of the expiration of Midnight of the a Cash and carry neutrality provisions which regulate american Trade we Ith warring nations. Contrary to the opinion held by George and , some legislators believe or. Roosevelt May discuss Hitler address in a a fireside Chat to the nation. The German chancelor in response to the president s Appeal for a 10-year non aggression pledge sail Friday he was willing to give peace assurances to countries which requested them and which accompanied their requests with proposals to Hie Reich. It rth for conversations saying hitlers talk a opens the Way for further conversations Between great Britain and the cer cont inned on rage 2 Japan is struck by earthquake sixty thou am set a safety in icle open spares Akita. Japan May i a a j sixty thousand terror stricken i residents of this Northern Japa a Nese coastal City fled to the open j spaces today during a series of i Earth shocks described As the i most severe in 25 years. Reports received up to tonight i disclosed no casualties but it i was understood that parts of nearby Oka Peninsula and of the i Southern coastline of Akita pre a feature had sunk beneath the sea. The quake the epicentre of 1 which was believed to be in the Japan sea. Shook widespread sections of Northern Japan. The town of Funakoshi was burning and known damage Iii Akita in i eluded the collapse of Homes and the shattering of nearly All Glass a showcases in the store. Only fragmentary reports were fronting in tonight from some see Lions railway and Telegraph rum i mimic Al Ion having been disrupt de by the Shock. The first tremor lasted 27 Sec i end. The Shooks continued to i night. Three White men and negro hold up filling station Wilson May i aft three White men and a negro held up a Wooten Hobbs filling station near j Walstonburg Early today. An undetermined amount of Cash was taken. F Wayne Speight said the three j w Hite men searched him Aud five Luther customers in the place systematically at the Point of pistols. The negro. Speight said stayed in the car with a Shotgun. Surrenders while sought in Poison ring murders Philadelphia May a i a Morris bother called a i Amie jibe Rabbit a witchcraft practitioner by persons under arrest in the investigation of the East a Man Seaboard insurance i under Poison ring surrendered to de tee fives today. On a warrant charging murder bother had been nought four Days in the Long investigation of a plot t nut detectives say May have taken too lives in Pennsylvania new York new Jersey and Delaware in the past to years. Police Captain James a. Kelly has said Bolber May have been one of two principals who originated the scheme that sent victims to 1 heir Graves and then collected Hie insurance on their lives. With the surrender of Bol Lier a dozen persons were under arrest on homicide Charlies. One. Herman pet la to. Has mc., convicted of one poisoning with Tho death Send i Nee mandatory. Another airs. Fauna Favalo in t i erupted her trial to confess that she murdered three men. Many of those under Ai test Are women widow of men investigators have listed is vis Tims of the Ting. Detectives Simi seeking at least one More or Jot figure a woman. A murder Barge names her mrs. Rose Carina a widow and says she was used by the tug a a a simultaneous a t h Bulbul a surrender came reports that police were holding a Man believed 0 have furbished Poison a in wholesale Iota to members of the ring. Meantime questioning of two other prisoners continued. One was Cesare Valenti alien sex con vie. I county detective William j. I Connelly said Valenti signed intern it last night 4 i he helped Poi in us a leu in Gro for $9,039 in Gnu Nee Tuu j state men i Carnet mime round a to bit bickering in whim the Rte of the i be i a amused cull other. Soviet Kurt a stages annual May Day display armament. By the Savori Atco pros it and allies were Kab ropes May Day keynote toils As the Issue Between it Iconium and Poland Over the in rec Cit of Danzig and the polish Cor Ridor apparently Drew closer t a showdown. In Berlin Reich fuehrer hit Ler proclaimed Germany one o the a a Sci to heavily armed nation of the world and nazi Diplo mat premed Effort to coat Poland to make her Ripe Foi yielding to German demand. Soviet Mav Day soviet Russia staged her an n a i May Day show in Mosca with emphasis on her military preparedness. Artillery and tank thundered by and the Bayonet of in of thousand of soldiers glinted in the Bice military display the red Square Ever a seen. A a Ali Over dare to s of on Tbs the re hold of our Home will be declared soviet defense commissar element e. Woroshiloff. Virginio Gayda. Authoritative fascist editor of Rome indicated today that Germany and Italy Warp working out a joint military plan to counter what he charged was an Anglo French at of Quot Etc encirclement a the visit to Italy of colonel git Cai Walther von Brau Rhca it chief of staff of the German army Gayda said was for that purpose. Pui old air strength in part. An authoritative of Rico said Premier do lad Ler and or minister Guy la Chambre had mapped plans to strengthen France air Force a a Conn Mertian to i Britain expansion of her army and plan for military conscript Ion. In i Anit on. Foreign Secretary vis mint Halifax pm a my Poland a reaction to Hitler speech before the Sabine and a reported to have said British negotiation to living soviet Russia into the Anglo French front were a making excellent Billa it Allting for military conscription of men aged 20 years for six months of training and enabling the government to Call up Reserve forces when it deem necessary were introduced today in the House of commons. Seek control the possibility was raised in Warsaw that Poland might seek control of Danzig to Block any continued on Page 2 a a. A Hood nov far a behind the times Wilmington. May i a a Bishop Collin Denny though a one of the honoured aged and retired Bishop of the methodist episcopal Church South is a emotionally 75 years behind the times in i opposition to the merger of the three branches of methodism. Or. A a. Cade presiding elder of the of Wilmington District said today. Or. Cade said Bishop Denny a alias rendered a High and honorable service to the Church. He still live in the spirit of the civil War and reconstruction Days. Emotionally he is 75 years behind the time. The tide moves on it did out to sea. And he remains stranded High and dry by his determined i purpose not to move in unison with the almost unanimous mind and purpose of the Church. His is one of th1 tragic Case where a i Man puts his feet in the wrong i path and l unable or unwilling i to change his our a deadlocked committeemen meet again in Coal dispute new York. May i. Up a the deadlocked eight member subcommittee seeking to Sigil a new Basic soft Coal contract for the appalachian Region resumed negotiations today amid reports that operators would submit a Compromise proposal. The four mein hers representing jibe United mine workers Union i co rejected the operators Oiler several weeks ago to recognize j the Union As sole bargaining agent. The us we a insistence on a i closed shop or elimination of strike penalty clauses has kept 350,999 bituminous miners Idle Iii the eight state appalachian area and Alabama since april i. Approximately 199,099 More in outlying states have been ordered to walk out thursday and Friday if no agreement is reached. Opposed to Independence Manila. May in up a the Commonwealth association inc., said today it plans a widespread Campaign in the philippine islands to acquaint people with the a unnecessary clangers of Early Independence. The association advocates indefinite postponement of the Island a Independence now scheduled for i94b. Wix loft Mai m my i hit i cd and if been dropped. Lins ii�-1 to i were found to need the i

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