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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - May 4, 1939, High Point, North Carolina Weather fair tonight anti Friday. The High Point Enterprise pistil Nhut Industry at High Point offers Good Opportunity for year around work vol. 55�?no. 121 Memmer associated press High Point n. C., thursday afternoon May 4, 1939 Complete Nea service Price five cent Germany ready to March into corridor last minute bulletins trial orders Washington May 4.�? a v French official Mission marked today a Survey of ican industries which May Lead to the placing of a educational orders to Aid Frances rearm met i Lieut col. Emmanuel Lombard French military attache so a a perhaps trial orders which could he expanded Quick in in Tho vont of a european nor would to p aged for Semi military materials. Expelled in six bar in May a a a a a in Brill Subj sets including Berlin correspondent i London Dally t. Len Raph were under order of exp do it. From Fie Many today in what Brm a sources said was a reprisal for Britain ousting of 51 Nuria. Hugh Carleton Greene the correspondent and five Brt Tisl Busine men were ordered to leave the country by Lay a miners drow ski Tokyo. May in a to e miners drowned and 28 were missing after a ferry capsized at Kita Seene of an Earin quake Soo Miles North of Tokyo monday. Rain for Derby Louisville May 4.�? up a showers were predicted for Derby Day saturday by the went Lier Bureau today. The last Derby to be run in the mod was in 1929 when c Lyde \ an Duson won. There were showers on Derby Day in 195, but the track was classed As Good. Omaha won that year. Lower House dissolved Budapest May 4.�?lr>�? Regent Admiral Nicholas norths today dissolved the lower House of parliament and orderly elections for a new chamber to take place Between May 28 and june 8. Henderson confirmed Washington May 4.�? a the Senate confirmed without dissent today the nomination of i Eon Henderson 44-year-old economist to be a member of the securities commission. Can expand Raleigh May 4.�?lyu-approval of an 888,000 Greenville Power line allotment has apparently opened the Way for other North Carolina municipalities operating their Public utilities to extend lines to adjacent Rural territory without increasing bonded indebtedness the Rural electrification authority said today. Must be notified Raleigh. May 4,-j.u�?the school machinery act requires that school teachers now teaching or those who wish to apply for positions must be notified in writing As to their election or rejection for the coming year by the end of the actual teaching term. Attorney general Harry Mcmullan said today. Election Pav effective Raleigh. May 4.�?�?~i1�?the 1939 Law increasing the pay of election officials was effective on and after the ratification Date March to attorney general Harry Mcmullan ruled today. Armour envoy Washington May 4.�? a president Roosevelt nominated Norman Armour of new Jersey today to be ambassador to Argentina. Shoots himself with 21 Rifle purchases gun and i Hen fatally wounds himself in Raleigh store Raleigh May 4.�? up or. P Jones 24, shot and fatally wounded himself today Coroner r m. Banks said while he waited for his change after purchasing a Rifle at the Bra a is hardware company in downtown Raleigh. Banks said Jones shot himself in i he Center of the forehead with a 22-calil>er Rifle and died in the ambulance Rushing him to s Hospital. J. L. Vinson clerk at the store said Jones came in asked to see Lorn 22 rifles bought one Aud a Box of cartridges. The clerk said he made out the sales ticket received a $5 Bill rom Jones and was at the Cash Register when the gunshot sounded. A the never even got his change a a Vinson said. Jones was a truck Driver for the sanitary laundry company Here. He was a former employee of Duke univ Errity acquaintances said. He is survived by his widow the former miss Efthmia Allen of Wendell and a three Moat hts old daughter Eldora Allen Jones. Coroner Banks said he would investigate reports that Jones wrecked his truck this morning in a collision with a train. Ii said no other motive for the act had been found. Lewis to shut Down nations soft Coal Industry negotiations break Down in new York Lewis threatens to Call oui Anthracite workers if agreement not reached new York May 4.�? apr a shut Down of the nations soft Coal Industry with some few exceptions by Midnight Friday was assured today by John l. Lewis Cio chief and president of the United mine workers of America. The clo Leader made the announcement after Vav. L. Robison chairman of the bituminous miners and operations negotiating committee announced the conferees had failed to reach agreement on a new contract for the soft Coal Industry and that sin h disagreement would be reported to the joint wage conference tomorrow. The disagreement following eight week of negotiations which has left 338,000 miners Idle a i month will be reported to the appalachian conference composed of 300 representatives of operators and u. M. Vav. Miners at 2 . Tomorrow Robison said. I mox refused the announcement by the chairman indicated that the Union had refused to accept the last Compromise offered by the operator which called for exclusive bargaining rights for the u. M. Vav a., and an agreement by the Union for a checkoff system under which non Union employees would pay the same dues to the labor organization As those paid by the Union members. The break up of the conference came dramatically at the end of the morning session which a attended by or. John Stedman chief mediator for the it. S. I Abor department and his aide. James f. Dewey. The stalemate was reached Only a few hours before the a shutdown in the eight state appalachian area was to be extended to outlying regions under control of the United mine workers of America. Failure to end the controversy that has kept 338,000 Miner in the eight state appalachian area Idle since april i would extend the work stoppage to five More states a Kentucky Indiana Illinois Ohio and Iowa. It would automatically pull 50.000 soft Coal miners from the pits tomorrow and an additional 60.000 on saturday As temporary agreements expired. To fall olt others unites an Anthracite contract also is signed by saturday mid j night Lewis has threatened to extend the shutdown to the hard Coal mines. This action would throw 100.-000 More Northern Pennsylvania miners out of work. As the bituminous deadline get by i new is neared the Union Lead a Era weighed a last minute ofter by the soft Coal operators provid a. On a jute 2 soc a Ickes telis news Hawks he Quot Hopes Quot to become a father three killed v a Grenada mu., May 4.�?this is the w Reckage of the Memphis commercial Appeal plane which crashed wednesday in Grenada while advertising the Memphis Cotton carnival. The dead were John Crump 2m, son of Tennessee a democratic National committeeman George Stokes Pilot photographer and Ted sort Hington telephoto. Barter plan is announced it. S. To Trade Britain lotion and wheat for rubber and tin London May 4.�?ll a prime minister Chamberlain announced j today negotiations had been opened Between the United states and great Britain a a for Exchange of a certain raw materials required As j strategic reserves in both the prime minister j specify the materials i was understood the j states proposed to sex Cotton and wheat for rub-1 Ber and tin from Britain. Speaking in the House of com-1 Mons in answer to a question j Chamberlain said a the initiative in this matter came from the United states government and his majesty s 8� a eminent Are fully alive to the importance of the suggestion. A while fully sharing the i oiled states governments objections to attempts to substitute barter for Ordinary International Trade the govern the special Chamberlain conscription urges Okay although declined to involved it United Sta f Iii Washington May 4.�? pm Secretary Ickes told reporters today that he had a a Hopes of becoming a father. The Secretary who was 65 years old in March was asked by reporters to comment on congratulations at a United states chamber of Commerce dinner by senator Clark do on his forthcoming fatherhood. Ickes who usually to Quick at repartee hesitated blushed and then said a i have ent agreed that in circumstances of the i present time the Exchange of materials which would not enter into Normal Commerce was not open to the same objections provided world prices were not increased. Chamberlain s statement came in reply to a private notice or a urgent question by Clement a Attlee Leader of the labor oppose a members of the House broke into laughter when Geoffrey l. Wander opposition Liberal injected the question a May i ask whether the i United states would be prepared to Exchange some of their ministers for ours a Chamberlain declined to an a Ive rotary of state Cordell Hull disclosed april 2 4 that the United slates had begun negotiations with great Rrita ins Belgium and the Netherlands to Trade surplus american Cotton and wheat for rubber tin and other War materials. He said that instructions sent to Joseph p. Kennedy United states ambassador to London had mentioned 11,000.000 Bales of Cotton and 80.000,000 bushels of wheat As the basis on which the envoy could work prime minister appear before House of commons for measure London May 4�?of a prime minister Chamberlain urged the House of commons today to enact the military training Bill estimating that conscription would give the government a something in the neighbourhood of 800,000 men altogether Over a three year period. Chamberlain spoke As labor reiterated its opposition to conscription and As British attention was turned toward Poland and soviet Russia. British government and diplomatic quarters awaiting polish foreign minister col. Joseph Beck s reply tomorrow to Hitler on the Danzig question expressed belief he would avoid provocation of Germany. The sudden resignation of Maxim Lif Volnoff As soviet russians foreign affairs commis meanwhile had cast doubt the results of British French forts to bring soviet Russia a new Security system. The British labor party and trades Union Council issued a joint statement announcing their decision to oppose the governments move to conscript 20-year-old youths. No Dot it moving second Reading and passage of the military training Bill. Chamberlain said a there can be no doubt that bombing wave hits England believed to be reprisal for sentences to Irish republicans London May 4�? Abs a wave of bombing incidents in four cities today followed the sentencing yesterday of two Irish re pub a bean members for an at i tempt to blow up the Hammer Smith Bridge in London. P hundreds of theatregoers rushed from two buildings in Liverpool after tear Gas bombs exploded under the seats. A bomb shattered part of a i House in Birmingham. Shortly afterwards explosions wrecked four shop fronts in convento. Two shops in a North London District were shattered by blasts. A policeman at another shop found a bomb in time to prevent its exploding. Fifteen persons were taken to hospitals for treatment at liver Pool where authorities expressed i the View the bombings were re a Prikals for the sentencing of two j members of the outlawed. Ira w hich wants ail Ireland s connections with Britain severed. The i two Ira members were charged with setting a bomb which dam i aged the Hammersmith Bridge the determination of the British j March 29. Poland Cairn on eve of Beck s talk feel certain the foreign minister will answer a no to Hitler s demands Warsaw May 4.�? apr the polish people certain that foreign minister col. Joseph Beek will answer a a not tomorrow to German demands for Danzig free City and for a 15-5-mile-wide artery across Orze polish corridor waited the speech today without excitement. The entire nation will gather at 11 15 . 5 15 ., est around its radios to hear Beck address the Sejm parliament the original speech will be broadcast outside Poland by Short wave followed by translations in English French and German. Not to Mase door Semi official sources said the address was not expected to close the door on further negotiations but would be a very the tone of the press has made Clear that both pole and their government were determined to resist any attempts to Cut Poland off from the Baltic. The fact that German foreign Minster Joachim von Ribbentrop would be at Lake Como Italy conferring with italian foreign minister count Galeazzo Ciano at the time of Becky a speech caused Little impression Here. Vie w de Oit Imi St la a i meanwhile in polish political quarters the resignation of soviet russian foreign commissar Maxim Litvinoff was viewed optimistically. Litvinoff successor Vya Chesloff Zolotoff was regarded As Friendly to the principle of bilateral pacts with Britain. France and Poland instead of the league of nations fair visitor pictured As she arrived to lengthen the roster of european Royalty and notables attending a., i ult new York worlds fair is styled Rouen Ivy my in i it j Poland a Crown mrs Aleksander Borkowski daughter of president Moscicki. Strong speech by Beck would set off spark moderate address would leave was open for negotiations and further peace by Louis p. Lochner Berlin May 4.�? a a Diplomat with intimate knowledge of the German situation expressed the conviction today that the tone of polish foreign minister Joseph Becky a speech tomorrow would decide whether War fears again would be lifted from Europe for the time being or whether Adolf Hitler would take almost immediate action against the free City of Danzig and Orze the polish corridor. If Beck is moderate and leave the door open for negotiations be i tween Germany and Poland la is source predicted the Specter of War once More will have been ban i is bed. British and italian diplomacy it was believed in reliable quarters were urging the polish statesman to make every Concession compatible with National dignity. The Diplomat however gave bit opinion that if Beck should disregard these warnings and deliver i an uncompromising speech then German troops May be expected to March against Danzig and to Inore almost immediately.1 ready Foh action he said he had authoritative information that German armies in East Prussia were ready for action at any moment. Germany ambassadors to Paris and London. Count Johannes von Welcheck and or. Herbert von Dirksen will return to their posts this week end since the French and British ambassadors to Berlin have returned Here. The retirement of Maxim Litvinoff As soviet Russia s commissar of foreign affairs meanwhile was a on in people to put position fully to takings which giving As Vidor themselves in a carry out under they have been by this great departure from our old tradition has created profoundest respect All Over his mention of undertakings was a reference to Britain a pledges with Fiance to help Poland. Rumania and Greece defend their Independence. British officials professed to have no indication yet of the Tia Tuie of foreign minister colonel Joseph Beck s address to the polish parliament tomorrow. The official position was that Britain was refraining from a one word of unsolicited advice to Poland on How she should answer Ger Chang Many a demand for Danzig and a another bomb exploded in the Entrance of a North London automobile dealer s store just before the 9 a. In. A Rush hours of workers. A woman in a nearby tobacco stand we As thrown into the Street and slightly injured. Launches attack on labor Board con. On Page 2 subcommittee approves increase for farm plan Washington May 4.�? pm a we thought this should he a $378,000,001 inc Rease in farm fought out on the Senate floor a appropriations was approved to the georgian said. Day by a Senate subcommittee. Russell said that even with i hair Man Russell id a of the increases approved by the Tho Senate group said the la amount appropriations subcommittee the had been added to the $8 3 5, farm program expenditures for 000,000 voted by the House More the next year would be than a month ago. A Only $72,000,000 above the cur Russell said the Senate group rent approved a $225,000,000 in the j225,000.000 additional for parity payments would be in initiation farm surplus re add lion a a a �<>0.000 voted cooperation is urged by Hanes crease for a parity payments a $113,000,000 addition for the and Moval program $25,000,000 additional for the farm tenancy act and $15,000,000 additional for other agricultural department activities. Russell said the full Senate appropriations committee would meet tomorrow to consider these increases which the subcommittee voted after weeks of hearings. Although funds were provided to carry qut a government subsidy program for Cotton exports Russell said the committee did not authorize this is Ogram. By the House for soil conservation payments to Farmers participating in the administrations crop control program. Russell said the additional payments would be made Only if grower of wheat Cotton Corn tobacco and Rice received less than �?o75 per cent of the parity payment a parity Price i the level which give a farm product its pre War purchasing Power. Russell said tobacco now was above the parity level and so would not share in the increases. Indianapolis. May 4.�? pm a Robert m. Hanes first vice president of the american Bankers association urged Here today that government and business a with open minds and a co operative attitude sit Down together to draft legislation Lianes president of the vac to in favor via Bank Aud Trust company Winston Salem n. C., spoke Washington May 4.�? to a representative Hartley a no directed a seven Point attack on the labor relations Board today As the House labor committee opened hearings on proposed s in the Wagner act. Saying he was one of the sponsors of amendments requested by the american federation of labor Hartley said the Board which a created by the Wagner labor relations Law w As guilty of these charge 1. A aggravated strikes which have caused a great losses to employers. 2. Board hearings have been biased partisan prejudicial and unfair. 3. Decisions have been based on incompetent irrelevant and hearsay evidence. 4. In Many instances decisions have been deliberately delayed. 5. There has been definite Bias of the Cio against All of i other labor unions. At i. In some instances the boarded by Litvinoff Poland opposing Reich fuehrer Hitler demands reasons that to yield sovereignty Over the strip of Orze which Hitler wants to link East Prussia with the rest of Germany would be to give up part of the most cherished province of Poland one of the provinces with the lowest percentages of alien elements. Pole form 91 per cent of the Orze population and granting the Highway rights would place a Large number of poles under German control. Refunding Issue offered monday Washington May 4.�? Pic Secretary Morgenthau announce today a refunding Issue of Home owners loan corporation securities would be offered monday to holders of $325,000,000 Worth of one and one half per cent Hoiu Bonds maturing june i. He added that he had an a top n mind Abou suggested refunding of an additional $900,600,000 Worth of Hojic securities which Are callable in August but. Not necessarily due then. Explaining that the Treasury was acting merely As the holc agent in the refunding Morgenthau also said the offer did not indicate whether he thought any International disturbance would affect the Bond Market. Leahy urges Quick action ranking naval officer outlines development of foreign sea Dowers Washington May 4.�? up a Congress heard today from the Navy s top ranking officer that asks hearing Charlotte May 4.�? ply w. S. Creighton special committee chairman said today the Southern traffic league had asked the interstate Commerce commission to hold a hearing in Washington in june to investigate Southern class freight rates. A the Prospect of International disturbance in the Uear future makes it imperative for the United states to Complete its now defense program As speedily As possible. Admiral William d. Leahy chief of naval operations told a House naval appropriations subcommittee during testimony made Public today that this country i instruments of War especially ill could not reduce its present prep Bary planes than any other separations a without jeopardizing our Bon of Germany National Security. All that is necessary is for the in View of the rapidly Chang command to be Given and German ing alignment of european under divisions will swarm into Danzig interpreted in diplomatic quarters As in the words of one source a a hard blow if not a Knock out one to attempts to expand the Anglo French front. Foreign office officials were More cautious however saying that final judgment on the development must be withheld until it was Clear whether Litvinoff s departure from the Post would be follow. J by ending of negotiation for inclusion of Russia in the front nazis generally were enthusiastic. They also pointed significantly to the plans of foreign minister Joachim von Ribbentrop to visit in Italy with italian foreign min if it a count Galeazzo Ciano to measure the results of Axis efforts against the Anglo French front. In the discussion of German troop preparedness for action it a said that there was no question of a a mobilization in the accepted sense because that was not necessary. Greatly armed East Prussia by the Frank admission of German government officials is More heavily garrisoned and More adequately supplied with standings and alliances a he continued a and the agreements As to Community of interests Between nations of Europe and Asia it is essential that America should take Steps toward an Assurance of be j purity even against possible alliances Aud without depending j upon assistance from any foreign i detailed analysis in a detailed analysis of foreign Powers political and military activities Leahy told the sub committee that the United states should take cognizance of the Fob j and to Morzet from East Prussia ton. On Page 2 Hee a body approves funds for Navy House appropriations committee okays $770,-473,241 for defense Washington May 4.�?<>t> a lowing contemplated moves on the i Uncle same mounting defense Bill received another boost today when the House appropriations committee recommended a $770,-473,24 1 appropriation for the pm. On Page 2 Maxim Litvinoff quits Fligh Post with Russia the annual convention of the Indiana Bankers association. He Gaid the Barkley Bill to regulate corporation trustees we As a has acted As an organizing agent for the Cio. 7. The Board has discriminated against Craft Union. Man Board and create a five Man Agency. Before outlining his seven a perfect example of what could Hartley has introduced Legisla be a Coom polished through co oper j Tion to abolish the present three Ationo government Aud business. In two years of conferences Hanes explained the securities Aud Exchange commission and Bankers charges Hartley said that under association have ironed out some the boards administration there 40 Points in the Bill on which were 2,000 strikes the first year they differed of the acts operation 4,700 the Hanes said Bankers a have real second year and about 2,000 in sized that most of the legislation j 1938. One of the causes for last proposed in Washington was put years decline the witness said Forward in a perfectly honest manner and with a desire to improve the banking service. He said his associations efforts had been aimed a toward helping draw legislation which would be practical and helpful instead of being destructive Aud punitive a was a decline in the a a belligerency of the Cio. When Hartley attempted to place Iii the committee record excerpts from letters criticizing the Board representative Keller d-111 protested they were complaints from losing lawyers in Hoard litigation. By Wade Werner Moscow May 4.�? pm Yva Chesloff Zolotoff soviet Russia s 4 9-year-old Premier and Joseph Stalin a right hand Man took Over the direction of soviet russians foreign affairs today replacing the Veteran Maxim Litvinoff. Who had been an important figure at International conferences for nearly 20 years. Litvinoff father of the soviet policy of collective Security and the Man against whom some of the heaviest artillery of nazi propaganda has thundered for years partly because he is jewish was a a released from his duties a commissar of pc eign affairs last night. The appointment of Mold Toft was front paged by Moscow morning newspapers without comment while a four line item on Back pages reported Litvinoff had asked to be relieved of the Post a. Navy including funds to Start construction of 23 new warships and 500 air planes. Leaders arranged to bring the measure up for debate immediately but said filial Ai Tion would be deferred until monday. Although tile committee Cut $19,956,212 from the budget is announcement fluid bin ate the huge Supply Bill a released from i still carried $143,876,047 More than the Navy a current appropriations recommended the Bill also would empower the Navy to negotiate contract totalling $50,-708,050. Little More than a week ago Congress approved direct approx the radio he had been duties at his own request a the same words used last september in announcing the departure of Nikolai Yez Hoff from his Post of commissar of internal affairs. Yez Hoff whose Post included supervision of the political p lice was removed dec. 8, but re-1 privations of $508,000,000 for the trained As commissar of water including funds for mod transport Erni Patlon of its weapons and to foreign observer the Elm to Start expansion of the nation of Litvinoff was More of air corps. A sensation than the removal of Yez Hoff. Many believed the Navy a new shipbuilding program which will bring to 144 a vital turn in the number of new ship under russian foreign policy had come. I construction nails for two 45,-but what effect it would have 000-ton battleships a the fleets was not Clear and there were largest two cruisers eight Des Many conjectures. I troyes eight submarines two the change in supervision seaplane tenders and one repair of soviet foreign affairs came at ship. They would Cost $369,-a crucial time in european i 6,000 but the initial appropriation recommended was $10,590,- c on on it Vav 2 i too

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