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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - May 9, 1939, High Point, North Carolina Indus by at High Point offers Good Opportunity for year around work vol. 55�?no. 129 member associated press High Point n. a tuesday afternoon May 9, 1939 Romil Kwh aka ski vice Price five cents Pope Pius conveys desire for peace for gives Congress second reorganization nazis respond to efforts by it i no \ it i w Budapest May j. A a a count Stefan betide member of the lower hungarian House for a Quarter of a Century and prime minister from 191 to 1931 announced today his retirement from political life let a cause of disapproval of Hungary so present political Christmas deadline k an Sas Civ May 9. A up the new method set Church today set next Christmas As the deadline for completion of work of the Genera conferences existing under the three previous separate branches of methodist. January i i hid was set As the final Date for organisation of the new conferences boundaries of which now Are living fixed. The Doo delegates at the unit ing conference also adopted today the official name a a the methodist i i i Berson invest. Atli Washington May by a senator Taft it. Dido said today he was in it is tinting the record of William m. Laser son nominated by president Roosevelt to i a member of the National labor relations Hoard. Bill elec Ted Jacksonville ha., May p. Of i a Edwin cd ill of Raleigh n. C., was elected president of the Southeastern states probation and parole conference today. A. V. Patterson Charleston s. Was named treasurer and Biloxi miss., was chosen for the 1910 meeting. To meet again Washington May 9. Act the soft Coal operators and miners conference at the White House ended today with Only a a statement by John l. Lewis that the negotiators would meet again tomorrow in new York. Testimony conflicts Washington May 9. -4.t� the monopoly committee heard conflicting testimony today on whether the american brass company is the a Price Leader in the Alloy fabricating Industry. Ii. I. Randall president of the Riverside brass co., Riverside. N. J., testified it was a the custom of the Industry for smaller concerns to maintain prices identical with those published by the american brass a wholly owned subsidiary of the Anaconda Copper co. Ankers gather or convention president Pope of Thomasville will make animal report tomorrow Pinehurst May 9 aim a a rth Carolina Bankers began i hiring Here today for their re annual convention. Tonight the executive commit a will meet As a preliminary to three Day meeting opening to Jarrow morning president it. L. Pope of Thornville will make hts report to it Row and Robert m. Lianes evident of the Wachovia Hank d Trust company will speak. Mea is slated to become presi it of tile american hankers cassation this fall. Friday Preston Delano compelled of the currency and gov Noi Liney will speak Ai the colliding session. Thursday s speak-81 will lie Harvey weeks asian vice president of the tit to i Hanover Hank Ami Trust in Patio of new York and Thoni a. Boushall. President of the Irria plan Hank of Richmond. A Averick running or office again n Antonio Tex. May 9 Maury Maverick the former a Ess in an and grandson of the whose name is used to de a stray cattle in Texas tried to come Back politically As r of san Antonio candidate Iii a Field of six. The Oken Maverick faced mayor Quin Leroy Jeffers former ant District attorney mrs. V Pridgen Butler s. M. Hgt Ler a Harp s e. Hummel a Crick s race bad some a i significance. The election determine who will Lead the a county sail Antonio Dele ii to the Texas democratic tit Ion next year. The Leader delegation will dictate Ter san Antonio goes for or St vice president Garner for Lent. Verick Bas not mentioned a but Bis followers said the president did not assist the or congressman last year Paul ohday Young Hail a Ilia Viyar beat Maverick for t a v or Quien he it been i for Cai net a president new proposal would save $1,250,000 president sax no More changes ill be submitted this year Washington May 9. Map a president Roosevelt proposed his second government reorganization plan to Congress today involving 14 inter departmental Bureau transfers and consolidations estimated to save $1,250,000 a year. The president in a lengthy message declared this would be Ilia final reorganization proposal to Congress this session under the recently enacted reorganization Law. Quot in View of the fact that it is now May ninth a be said a and that any reorganization plan Inlet lie before the Congress for a to Calendar Days and because the reorganizations of an Intra departmental character require a great Deal of research and careful painstaking detailed work i do not propose to re end any further general reorganization plans to Hie Congress at this i Hist plan the first plan involving merger of a score of Independent lending welfare and Public works agencies into three new Federal agencies become effective june 24 because the veto Resolution failed of passage in the House last week. His second plan today proposes 1. Abolition of the National bituminous Coal commission and Transfer of its functions to the Secretary of the Interior. A the Congress a the president said a placed this commission in the department of the Interior j but experience a shown that i direct administration will be cheaper better and More effective than through the cumbersome medium of an unnecessary commission. 2. Transfer the foreign Commerce service of the Commerce department and the foreign agricultural service of the agricultural department to the department of state for consolidation with that department a foreign service. 3. Transfer of the foreign service building commission continued on Page 2 Clinton s mayor Dies from attack Clinton. May 9 in a it col. George a Peterson 69-year-old mayor of Clinton died today in i mount Alto Hospital Washington j d. Of a heart attack he suffered last tuesday. He suffered the attack during the mayoralty election in which he was named for a third term. He been adjutant of the american legion Post Here for j a a everal years. During the world i War he was a major in the quark Ter master a corps at Camp Jack a son. Columbia s. He is survived by his wife and two daughters. Mrs. Larry Gump of Linton and miss Hilda Peterson j or Washington. D. Cops would t take dare when strip dancer Yvette dare apm fire it on the crowded new York worlds fair Midway a pictured above and proceeded to Tiave her trained Macaw Public it undress her to Semi nudity it seemed like a sure fire invitation for a publicity Rich arrest. But the stunt Flop a d when Blase copa merely yawned crowds were indifferent and the lading Sun forced her Retreat. White House Calls soft Coal meeting president personally take hand in labor deadlock final decision Leet to Poland Star a ill deride Hellier to negotiate Danzig dispute with Germany Washington May 9 a a president Roosevelt undertook personally today to Settle the labor deadlock in the soft Coal Industry by calling operators Anil Cio Union miners to a White House conference. The scene of the two months old Parley Over a new Union contract shifted to the capital from i Paris May 9._ up France new York in a series of rapid de air j it ritalin were reported in dip Velo ments Llo Matic circles today to have left i John l. Lewis head of Iho 0 their ally Poland the final United mine workers and the Cio decision whether to act on feel blamed the Roosevelt adm Nistra a re a put f0lwar f by Pope Pius Hon and the labor department Xii for negotiations to specifically for the shutdown a a tension Between Poland a which kept 469,900 men from Jer Nany Over Danzig Coal mines in 26 states. Power Board asks project area increase Willi injunction dissolved. Commissioners i a Street City attorney to notify Martel in a formal meeting Here this afternoon the High Point Board of Power commissioners inst meted City attorneys to Issue notice immediately to counsel representing f. A Martel Winston Salem Inis line official whose injunction against the City sending its Power dam workers on his property was dissolved yesterday asking for More land in the promised Hydro electric Plant area in Yadkin county. Yesterday judge John h. Clement Winston Salem Jurist Dis spiral an injunction brought by Marie against the City s project workers trespassing on land in the Yadkin River area which will be j partially flooded by the Power darn a backwaters. It was stated i that satisfactory agreement i been reached Between Martel and High Point officials As to certain j parts of the Winston Salem Many a property upon which workers could invade and engage in Clearing underbrush in the proposed Lake area. Thirty Days notice judge Clement in his ruling stipulated that no further proceedings should be entered by either party without notice of 30 Days which resulted in the boards order. A Resolution was adopted by the Hoard granting chairman la Roy Briggs Power to sign the j agreement with Martel or his at Korneys. In strictly Busine procedure the Hoard voted to set each times i Day afternoon As its regular meeting time and sat 1 15 o clock As convening time. Another move saw f Logan Porter pieced to serve As Vire it airman of the newly appointed body. City manager k m. Knox addressed the meeting giving a review of the City Council s action prior to today a meeting on the Power project. Will urge action on rail problem double Slayer Knoxville m. Burgunder shown behind bar in Knox county jail is being Belli for Arizona authorities who charge him with the murder of two Phoenix ari., salesmen a Acme telephoto 2. Secretary of labor Perkins announcing acceptance of the invitations to the White House meeting said last night the operators been guilty of a a violation of the principle of the ethics of collective 3. Miss Perkins also said that the Coal commission would announce a Coal crisis in the near future and that a the Coal need is so great that the government owes it to the citizens to get the Coal the labor Secretary described the presidents role As that of a mediator. The conference marked continued on Page 2 Al Union fostered fight 7o discredit labor Board Washington May 9.�? up a a California state official charged before the Senate labor committee today that a a company fostered Al Union provoked labor violence at Westwood calif., in an Effort to discredit the National labor Board. The witness George Kid Well. Director of the California department of Industrial relations. Was disputed immediately by Al counsel Joseph pad Way who called the testimony a the worst kind of political testifying in the committees bearing on proposed change in the Wagner labor act Kidwell traced the history of a hitter controversy Between Cio and Al unions at. The Plant of the red River company in the isolated town of Westwood in the Sierra mountains of northeastern California. A member and former officer of Al unions himself. Hie witness said investigations by state agents convinced him that the lumber company aided in the formation and domination of the Al Union of which a majority of company employees Are said to be members. The Westwood ease previously been called to the attention of the committee As representing an instance where the labor Board was reported to have delayed unnecessarily the holding of an elec Tion which outward indications showed might result in a defeat for the Cio. The Al charged the Board with Bias in favor of the Cio und made this charge the Baals for suggested changes in the Abor act. Kidwell told the committee violence followed organization of the Cio Union in Westwood july la 1 938. Ile charged that company agents led a a a purge during which every Cio member was driven out of town within two Days. Negotiations with the labor Board followed. An agreed settlement was reached followed by peace until february when Hie Al Union Kidwell said. Threatened to picket the Plant to Force the National labor Board to hold an election to determine the bargaining agent. A there is further evidence that this joint company co Patty Union in the name of Al Campaign to sabotage the boards order and i he Promise of peaceful collective bargaining bused there on was motivated by political purposes a Kidwell asserted. A these political purposes encompassed particularly an attack on the National labor relations act and the National i a Bor relations Board in an Effort to Amend in these tildes it a said that Britain and France in Poland know that they were anxious to see the problem of the free City on the Baltic settled by negotiation if possible. The Pope s suggestions diplomats said were made to the Ger than polish British French and italian governments by envoys of Hie Vatican acting on personal instructions from the holy father. Tin British government was unde stood to be More receptive to the papal plan than the French government. There was no indication in Paris diplomatic quarters As to what Poland s attitude would be. Some informed sources said that the announcement of a formal military Alliance Between Germany and Dalys at Milan sunday coming after the Vatican approaches were made might have stiffened Poland a attitude and weakened chances for her acceptance of the Popes suggestions. Britain and France Are pledged to go to Poland s Aid whenever she resists any attack again her Independence rail executive Dies in capital Washington May 9.�? up a Carl la. Gray 71. Vice chairman of the Board o it he Union Pacific Railroad and its former president. Waa found dead in bed today at his Mayflower hotel. Dts very of Gray a death was made when associates went to his room to awaken him around to a. In. A son. Russell Gray of Wellesley mass., said his father was feeling Well when he retired last evening after having dinner with another son. Carl r. Gray jr., of St. Paul Minn. The elder Gray a Home was new York. The three Grays were Here in the City on different matters. Russell Gray said his father was Here on a National transportation Carl Gray or. Had served on president Roosevelt a join lube Washington May 9 a up a relieve president Roosevelt May a end Congress a message soon to ring action at this session on a two Vav heeler proposed associates reported today that chairman Wheeler a Nev of the Senate interstate Commerce committee would ask the president to support legislation worked out on the basis of suggestions from Railroad management and labor and the interstate Commerce commission. Wheeler proposed 1. Revision of the interstate Commerce act which would include placing water carriers under inc incantation 2. Creation of a new Federal court to take charge of Railroad , receivership and bankruptcies. Or. Roosevelt was said in congressional quarters to have agreed to make known hts approval of the legislation if Wheeler asks him to do so. Farmers failed to earn full payment Kasl Lenl rat director do Vaa i speaker it Exton non sen in meeting Farmers in 13 counties of the Northwestern Section of the state earned Only 67 per cent of the soil building payments offer d them last year through the agricultural adjustment administration it was announced Here today by Vav. G. Finn of Washington d. C., the fast Central director of the triple a As he addressed a District conference of farm and Home agents of the state College Extension service. The a Onfer eme being held at the Sheraton hotel opened i Day and will continue through j tomorrow at noon o. F. My j Crary. District farm agent Ami j mkt Ana Metie Plant District j Home a Kent ate in charge of j the meeting. Land use planning the newest program of the a s. Department of agriculture being j administered by the Extension service took up the entire first a Lay of the conference with j f. Criswell leading the discussion. work is topic aaa work was the topic of the morning session today for the farm agents while tile women Home agents reported on their work and mapped plans for the summer season. The men heard h. M. Ellis and in i. Broaddus Extension agricultural engineers discuss terracing at this afternoons session while the women continue on Page 2 seeks permanent Relief program socialist mayor of Milwaukee would finance it by direct taxation Washington May 9. Top Daniel Vav. Moan socialist mayor of Milwaukee for the last la years urged Congress today to establish a permanent work Relief Yale in financed by direct taxation instead of borrowing. Testifying before a House committing investigating the Vav a. The mayor said of the Federal Relief system a we re just going along hit or miss Lesii ing Bonds and issuing Bonds and Herr s one american Altizen who is worried about another witness mayor Richard Vav. Reading of Detroit urged the committee not to abandon vipa because of some a Fly so Eck a that might to found on it. A Detroit taken a mighty hard Licking on finances a he said in discussing local contributions to vipa. A we Haven to any j Money and wre have exceeded the Legal limit on bonded indebted j Ness by $50,poo.ooo.�?� Reading said he wan gratified i to report there been some improvement in private employment in Detroit in recent months. Reserve training called by Britain London May 9.�? Pic Britain plans to Call up Large hatches of her army Navy and air Force reserves for training. War Secretary Leslie More Bellshaw told the House of commons today with a warning that the nation a must sleep on its he made the disclosure in opening debate on tile second Reading of the Reserve and Axilla to forces Dill proposed to dispense with official red tape and enable the government to Call out reserves prime minister Chamberlain old commons that the Reserve and military training Hills would become Law before May 2s. Hore Belisha said the two Bills provided a the outlines of a system which will give our country in the immediate future a securer methodists Rush reports to get through in time fair strike new York May 9.�?All ii Gates of the new York worlds fair were picketed today by members of the International Hod carriers building and common labourers Union of America Al in a move to unionist All employees of the fair. Union official Aid 2,000 of the 50,000 employees the former and change the latter management committee appointed Iid not report for work today. It As Well Aji attempts a a a discredit to work out a pm. Ii for reviving fair officials said the expo Biol the stale administration. The nation a railroads j was a doing business As usual a Kansas City May 9a United methodism s 900 delegates jamming 75 committee reports into the final three Days of their uniting conference received today recommendations for setting up a 30-member financial commission Aud uniting All missionary work tinder one Hoard til committee on missions proposed that one Hoard administer All foreign Home and women a missions. This plan is used by the Southern and protestant branches. A minority report suggested a separate Board be established to administer All women s missionary activities. Several women have petitioned the committee for such autonomy. It was indicated a second minority report would be submitted asking separate boards for foreign Home and women s missions. This is similar to the present setup in the Northern Church. The committee on membership and temporal Economy proposed creation of a general commission on world service and finance to handle ail monies for general Benevolence the general administration fund and that episcopal fund til commission similar to that now operative in the Northern Church would comprise two ministers and two Lay delegates from each of the six jurisdictional districts nominated by the Bishops thereof and six members sit Large. Members would serve four years the committee proposed creation of a commission to promote Benevolence it would in similar to the million unit Fellowship movement started by the Northern Church in 1936 wit ii a goal of 1,000,000 members contributing 11 per month each. The conference last night elected nine men to the judicial Council or a supreme court a of the Church. Tiny Are the Rev. Francis r. Bayley of Baltimore h. R. Van Duson Scranton a. Vin event Paul Clark. Winchester mass. And the Rev. Walter Buckner. Los Angeles All of the North Church the Rev. Stewart French Bristol tetin., Martin Al Lawson Liberty mo., a a. A builders san Antonio Tex., and the Rev. W. G. Henry Atlanta All of the South Church and the Rev. George it Brown. Liberty v of the protestant Church. The conference also guv permanent assignments to 3 7 Bishops leaders Vatican head Berlin admits Friendly negotiations with Russia by the is striated press Pope Pius was disclosed to Day to be conveying to Heads of governments through diplomatic channels his a ardent desire for peace a and a prayer that Europe a problems be solved a by the peaceful Means to which All say they Are a Vatican news service said papal Nuncio in various capitals were conveying the message. Nuncio in Germany France and Poland were known to have conferred with government Heads or foreign ministers. The apostolic Delegate in London talked with foreign Secretary Viscount Halifax it. F him a \ y it Ekin it a is v e the peace moves struck a More i responsive chord in Germany than any such efforts made thus far. A j foreign office spokesman said such advances would be regarded As a a much More honest Effort of mediation than for example a British mediation offer yesterday. Soviet russians support was the i objective today of both groups of great european Powers trying to line up the nations in their respective blocs Britain France and Ger Many Italy the soviet government studied j the newest British proposals for j participation in a British French engineered Alliance but gave no i hint of its attitude toward the i note presented yesterday to Premier foreign commissar Yaches Laff Zolotoff. It was understood Britain favored russian assistance to All states bordering the soviet Union with promises of British French Aid of such assistance involved Russia in War. Increasing friendliness Between Russia and Poland gave Britain Hope however that her negotiations to bring Russia into a Security pact were gaining ground. I \ Izish 4ni reds Friendly but in Berlin German official j admitted that Friendship negotiations were in Progress Between j Germany and Russia London diplomatic observe r believed russians decision to Send an ambassador to Hie vacant Warsaw Post would dear the Way for cloner Moscow Warsaw cooperation. Poland a suspicion of her big Eastern neighbor hampered negotiations thus far. In Rome Premier Mussolini paraded a Sample of Italy a military might before visiting germans who found a further Opportunity to appraise the a Feist War machine which la Duce agreed to link with Germany a in a military Alliance. Mussolini spoke briefly in connection with the Parade part of an army Day Celebration saying that a when the time corneal Italy would prove the strength of her presenta arms and decisions. The Berlin Morgen Post said the get Man italian military Alliance agreed upon two a its ago by foreign ministers Joachim von rih Bentrop and count Galeazzo Ciano would he signed in Berlin Early in june. The foreign ministers of four scandinavian nations a Finland Denmark Norway and Sweden gathered in Stockholm meanwhile. To consider their reply to Adolf hitlers offer of non aggression i acts. At least three of them were believed ready to give Germany a polite a a not on the basis a such pacts violated their traditionally Neutral policies. Associates of the Duke of Windsor said he was a a delighted with i his broadcast yesterday from ver i Dun. France urging that a fall to a Litis Ai leaders Rise above a purely National interests for the preservation of peace. Matron to build Temple of peace Washington May 9.�? up a mrs. Lots h. Mcguire wealthy society Matron intends to establish a a Temple of peace in Virginia As soon an she gets authority to operate a radio station. Mrs Mcguire formerly of Asheville a c., said today so purchased an estate atop Granite Mountain near Wayn Borova. A Sim i was a child a Caid mrs. Mcguire �?�1 have a burning desire to do something glorious and wonderful for the world. I now have found what i liar been she said she hoped to establish a powerful broadcasting station on the 700aere estate which includes a huge Marble mansion. A it will be the focal Point from which to Send a message of peace to the world a mrs. My quire said. A i believe this method in the one and Only Way to bring peace on Earth a she emphasized that her peace foundation would he nonpolitical nonsectarian no racial and a most important of noncommercial site added that til Logia in the support of outstanding religious and Socal

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