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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - May 15, 1940, High Point, North Carolina We a thee mostly Cloudy and cooler tonight anti thursday. The High Point Enterprise High Point Tho Center of diversified manufacturing enterprises vol. 56 no. 136 member associated pkg feet High Point n. C., wednesday afternoon May is 1940 Complete Mea service Price five cent Maginot uhe a pierced by Germany a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a. S. Defense program to Cost $976,000,000 expect Quick approval for tar emergency appropriation president Roosevelt is expected to present measure tomorrow Washington May 15.�? pm president Roosevelt Ltd work today on his re St for an extraordinary tense program expected to St $976,000,000 hut the Hite House said he still it uld be unable to whip it 0 shape for submission to ingress before tomorrow. The chief executive worked uo-2 a. In. Est the White use raid and then due Ted it i calling list for today he d to a minimum so that he could it nue drafting Tim request Irhn after his own rearmament veal and that of general John perishing yesterday seemed a1 j is certain of Quick approval by a Greta. A Hole the president has Decd on the amount he will request 1 bulwark the army and Navy it said that the figure would not i disclosed until the message i chert Capitol Hill. Is i Nii be of or. Roosevelt n appoint j lits today who with in. Paul j 1 Zeeland from belgian prime tilter. He rapid fire Pace of the War. Nad. A i evidential Wen Alary i tins made it extremely Indef a the Frei the chief executive Chi in i to i Oligh plan toi a no around Ute Comitia after Kress adjourn no itinerary or is a. Being w in kit a out. Loner i Pershing who led thai pc p. In f dance two de. Ide Rosseled against any Dela in up Public statement every Energy in this country did be devoted to the idea of hug tie 1�?Tnlted i a t is in a con rut of thorough Pipa i Del s inst the possibility of War Quot he on Arling yesterday Horn a ter a sojourn Iii the wed. Preparedness is As necessary a h3� it a when War was deed in 1917, and a find our titanic struggle involving Over 600,000 men imminent in the Quot Battle of the Meuse in France v a Quot a i. British Aik bombers kaid Oerman base a this radio photo from Berlin according to the German caption shows a column of smoke rising from the town of a straight Holland after a raid by the British Royal air Force. The town was in Possession of the germans when this picture was made. Britain claims successful raids behind German lines As conflict brought nearer Bergdoll knows about germans secret weapon continued on Pace two uce Calls off Dine War dogs Ali Allied demonstrations Aspersen by police Rompc May 15. A roller erased neatly 10.000 Pel sons Ostly Atu dented who gathered Vartou Parte of Home today the intention of launching lied Day of anti Allied Demon tons at the i a z a a reign Oheever interpreted action a placing an official per on the manifestations cd diploma in Cirri have de might result in copes is in w Inch w mid push Italy into War. Law posters however were id. I up on building Loai i lie sch embassy quoting an old a rial in Premier Mussolini spa be i la i Polo d Falla re recalled Liat Germany Ali Ped Italy during the. while France and Britain of gtd her Call w ii ii h new Law a. Inured in the f As. Isl chamber a a would increase from do to Miiller the i it Elt of territorial prs around the italian count. Wun said that thin he adige responded with the Width of Mali and French territorial Ira. Coop continued to guard the Lull and keen. Ii Iii in Mio. I Point of former demote St a i. Mention of the Demontra a waa lacking front the morn new spa Peru patently however the Utah have served tile Pill a a it it a log to cover any italians who continued on rage two Phi la Oki pm i a May i up a in. Bort iteration inform cell re Klent Koua Evolt by letter today that Hor world w a draft dodger husband Quot known a Kiuei Bing important Quot a in ii i tin Quot secret weapon Quot used by Germany. Tile native Horn German woman who became wife during the yearn he wan a fugitive in formally Weld she talked with him yen Erduy in the governors Inland \. V., army prison Vav i in re he in Nerving a sentence for draft ova Aion. Quot Ile told me lie knows mime thing tile we ret Cannon the German used Iii Belgium a Nile said in her letter to tin president. Quot he wants to Tell this to you no you will know lie known what he in talking attorn especially a new gun the germans fall of German held port of Narvik expected soon Stockholm. May 15.�? up a the newspaper tid Ningen said today that Allied bombardments in the last few Days had devastated the Arctic norwegian port of Nat Holland s capitulation puts nazi planes within easy reach of Isles London May 15.�? api i a a highly successful Quot British air attacks behind the Ger-1 Man lines were reported today As the nazi Conquest of Holland hammered Home to Britain her own exposure to Aerial raiders. Machine gun fire sounded t to i it morning near the Mouth of the Humber River along the English East coast. Berlin broadcast heard sharpened Britain a anxiety and spurred recruiting of a new Home front army to fight a possible invasion by Nail Parachute troops. Bombings near Quot German planes already Are within reach of the important English port of Harwich Quot a German announcer warned Quot More than that they have bases for direct attack against the whole of Hoagland. In this age of modern warfare the insularity of j the British Isles has Harwich is less than 125 Miles from the dutch Mainland. The air ministry said British j fliers had Given theft renew Quot valuable assistance Quot in the great Battle which developed at Sedan and the Crossings of the mouse yesterday. Bir Tain a air Force it said Quot destroyed permanent Bridges and two Pontoon Bridges and with anti aircraft guns brought Down 15 German planes in a terrific nazis prepare air raids on British Isles German High command asserts two forts of Namur also captured Berlin May 15. Map a the German High command declared today that nazi forces had a pierced Quot the Northwestern Extension of Frances Maginot line in the Sedan sector. A by crossing of the mouse in the Sedan sector Quot its communique said a the Northwestern Extension of Frances fortification system a the Maginot line a has been pierced in closest collaboration with the air Force. Quot Here too French counter attacks were frustrated with heavy losses for the the French admitted that the germans had launched a massive attack South of Sedan and had crossed the Meuse River. Dim in rack a military spokesman in Paris however said an original German penetration of to Miles beyond the Meuse or 20 Miles into1 Northern France had been re-1 diced to a four mile salient on the South Side of the River by French counter attacks coupled with the powerful i thrust into the French Section of the Mettle line was the nazi report that aiming at Vik and that the German Garrison j mar Sedan town j Quot repeated Low flying attacks on enemy troops and tank con Een id tot possibly hold the much longer. The nazi troops were said to have been kept supplied by planes which also have landed reinforcements by Parachute. They were reported Well equipped with automatic arms although lacking in artillery. The tin Ingeito Samodal correspondent said that fresh French troops and tanks had been landed from transports for an assault on the town. Cen rat ions were it acknowledged loss of 36 British platies. It yen with German motorized troops reported pouring into the Hague an authoritative dutch source Here said Netherlands troops in Southern Holland who were Able to reach Belgium were being made the nucleus of a new a out inned on Page two Netherlands opens up for German occupation asked to investigate of Strawberry cargo Leigh May 15�? up a tor Fred c. Handy said today state Bureau of investigation been asked to investigate the a a most for dam. May 15�? up a the Netherlands opened Tho Way today for unopposed German occupation of All but one of her eleven provinces. Under orders from general Henri Gerard Winkelman the commander in chief the dutch fast night Laid Down their arms everywhere but in Zeeland Lowling Island province in the Southwest which has. In the port of Vlissingen Flushing one of the main Points of sea traffic with England. Observers in Berlin expected that dutch resistance in Zeeland and by scattered unit elsewhere would he overcome Iii a Day or a Spearance of a $1,000 cargo two at most Ira berries a Transfer truck Driver. By said the truck and Driver mount Olive monday a Torii fun Rue us. I there was nothing else the dutch could do after five Days of stubborn hut for doomed defense. So the surrender was ordered by the 64-Yoai-Oid commander High est government representative since the flight of the Queen and the government to f England two Days ago. The Netherlands army was unequal to the task of fighting off Germany a High geared up to the a brute War machine. Her air Force was not Strong enough to give the troops effective Aid. Her defences had been pierced and outflanked by the lightning German Columna. Rotterdam and utrecht two of her four largest cities were in imminent danger of Complete destruction. In View of those circumstances and in the hop of saving Quot at least a Small part of our Beautiful country and preventing further bloodshed general Winkelman ordered his forces to cease firing and commanded the troops continued on tags two Berlin May 15. A up a ached hew soon s great air off cast would St ii it Gunis England authorized Nat source Misoo Rcd toys Quot whenever we Are completely ready at exactly the right moment when it i most uncomfortable for newspaper Are cd that Hie dutch surrender has Given Hie a cart Tana air Mart within Short Range of England. Quot there figure speak for to Lent Ives Quot commented the hamburger Freile Shlatt citing these air mileage 125 mile from Hie Hook of Holland to the English port of Harwick Anil i att mile from Vlissingen i Lushing i to Harwick. A a .��?�?�.<�. I bids received by commission eleven Road and Bridge constructions to Cost about s611,000 Kaleigh May 16.�? up a the Highway and Public works Coin Mission received bid today on la j Road and Bridge construction pro i a a cts estimated to Cost about $6 11,000. Commission members will meet i tomorrow to canvass the bids and dispose of routine business. Project and Low bidders were Pasquo tank county Bridge j Over Knob a Creek in Elizabeth City Cobb and Homewood of i Chapel Hiu $59,497.60. Carteret Bridge and Culvert i widening on route 70 Between the j Craven line and Morehead City j kure brother of Beaufort $18,- 472.25. Wake Aud Franklin grading and surfacing 6.55 Miles of county Road in the Vicinity of Youngsville Nello l. Teer of Durham $46,009.05. Randolph county widening a bulge Over Haskett Creek of route 220 Leon Ellis of Greensboro $2,649.36. Richmond Bridge and approaches on route 74 at Rockingham a Riddle and company of j Asheville $23,136.40. Richmond grading and con j Crete paving of 2.91 Miles of route 74 near Rockingham Brown paving company of Charlotte $72,979. Japs l0d6e str0hg protest against Peru demonstration Tokyo. May 15. Map a foreign minister Hachiro Arita lodged a Quot Strong Quot protest with the peruvian charge do affaires today against what he described As an Quot extremely regrettable Quot anti japanese in Lima. President Given eight months of necessary to spend appropriation Koval ref gel a Princess Juliana heiress to the m German spearhead dutch throne pictured leaving Buckingham Palace England belgian fortifies after visiting King George. With her daughters Beatrix and tons of Namur had Over helped two foe tor in that defense soc tor. Authorized source said me from German invasion of Netherlands germans had crossed the Meuse j .l1"r1a Quot River monday and the game Day had conquered the fort of Lantin i Louden South and West of it Liege and Namur both Are on the Mellow Namur about 35 miles1 to the we of Liege the Altfest j had acknowledged the loss of Only j one fort. Ebon email in the Liege militarized zone l Ite text of the High command j j communique. I Quot the a fortification of Hollands has capitulated because of the hopeless fight against Superior attack by German troops on land a and from the air. In Belgium our divisions sharply pursuing the i retreating enemy reached a position on the Dyle River. Quot a crossing of the Meuse was j a forced on a Broad front he tween Namur and give. French counter attacks with tanks on the j Western embankment were re j pulsed. Quot German Fig lit i a plane and destroyer plane unit participated i Iii this Fig he destroying a Greal it number of armoured cars. Line pierced Quot by the Eros jog of the mouse which in the Sedan sector the Northwestern Extension of Franca fortification system the Maginot line Lias been pierced in closest collaboration with the air Force. Here too French counter Irene and her Mother Queen Wilhelmina she fled to Safet from German invasion of Netherlands. $975 650 000 for spa is approved Stock Market stages upturn heavy buying Rush Breaks up opening Selling drive Cun ii ii in on Page two bulletins new York. May 15. A the Slock Market is a get a Quot Quick change net Quot today thai left Many traders gaping As a buying Rush broke up a heavy opening Selling drive. Steels Morrs and aircraft were the chief beneficiaries near the fourth hour of an Advance ran to 1 to 3 or More Points. These prices were Well under the Day Best which were registered in a swirling turnaround shortly after the opening that cancelled initial losses tip to 3 Points. Turnover in the first hour was More than 1,500,000 shares As stocks sold off. Then came Hack. Brokers agreed Ait acc Mula Llin Washington May 15. A j apr a $975,650,000 spa appropriation spendable in eight months if necessary was recommended today by the House appropriations committee which reported a j lessening of a abuses Quot in re-1 Lief administration. The spa appropriation which the committee approved As pips a tit Roosevelt had requested it was part of a $1,111,754.819 emergency Relief Supply Hill for the Asea year beginning july i. The committee sent the Bill to the House floor. At the so me time it reported to i Hie House that the administration of Relief heretofore had been j marred by abuses including in a pro vement of private property at i Public expense Over manned projects Quot padded sponsors contribution of Oer night Selling orders. I tons Quot and inadequate supervision a hangover from tuesday a bad land operation of project on which Hoover with belgians new \ Ork May i a. Map a Charles a Wallaert belgian Consul general announced today that former president Herbert Hoover a agreed to head a Belgium Relief . Hoover organized a similar commission during the last War. Too expensive Washington May 15. Map a the Cost of a War with Japan he Senate naval com Mitten said today would in so great that the United states should avoid one Quot by every Means Iii our hold Maneu vers London May 15. Map a Reuters British new Agency reported from Cairo today that the Allied Fleet had put to sea from Alexandria for scheduled Maneu vers. A a close bases London May is. Al a an official of the ministry of economic warfare disclosed today hat Britain was dosing two of her contraband control bases a at the Down on the Southeast coast and Kirkwall in the Orkney. Destroyer beached London May 15. Map a the British destroyer Valentine has been beached after being damaged by German air attack off the coast of Holland. The admiralty announced tonight. Break a responsible for the initial Selling. When this slackened traders rushed to buy. Among Issue up i to 3 or so were Bethlehem in. A steel Douglas Glenn Martin Lockheed american airlines general motors. Chrysler american Tole. Phone. Westinghouse general electric Down chemical and american can a High percentage of non Relief labor a required Loi isl a worst the worst situation found by tile subcommittee which investigated spa a in , where where some state officials have aced criminal charge. The committee report declared that it continued Vin Page two allies massed to make last stand in lowlands by Drew Middleton with the British expeditionary Force in Belgium May 15.�? up a i passed a f held censor a the full Power of the German armies swept Southw est today toward the tiny Triangle of Belgium where the allies were massed to make their last stand in the Low countries after the collapse of dutch resistance. The biggest Battle of Hie War Ami perhaps its most decisive appeared imminent. The nazi armies screened by Unno Ted cars anal Light divisions and accompanied by thousands of Parachute troops sped toward the British and French Battle positions. The situation probably was As grave As that of 1914, for the germans in five Days had forced i the dutch to their Knees overrun Large sections of Belgium and opened the Way to the vital Chan-1 Ucol ports rom which their Strat egy May dictate the Long awaited blow to in Glam. Air Power rises the situation seemed lightened by Only one factors the Rise to Power of the Allied air Arm which has been fighting the germans to a standstill. It was admittedly too Early to gauge the result of yesterdays air hat tie hut Royal air fore pilots and gunners Felt today that both their fighters and bombers came off Hest in the Battles which brought Down almost a dozen German bombers spread High explosives on German troop concentrations Bridges depots Aud Railhead far into the third Reich a hitherto inviolate territory. Mommies of the British expeditionary Force followed orders calmly going about their tasks As continued of Pago two French claim half of German forces driven Back Over Meuse by ii in by c. Cassidy Paris May 15. Map a ithe French command reported tonight that about half i the German forces which crossed the Meuse River yesterday had been driven Back. It estimated that 20 divisions on each Side a a total of 600,000 men a were pitted in a finish fight in the a Battle of the violent French counter attacks were reported after a a French War ministry spokesman had admitted that nazi forces smashing at Ike sit Lon South of Sedan had crossed the River and established a salient four Miles deep on it South Side. Sedan Center the major struggle apparently a entered around Sedan to Miles within f Rance from the belgian Frontier. But the f Rench also reported a successful counterattack on the Northwest flank in Belgium and solid defences to the Southeast in France. The German thrust orig tits my penetrated ten Miles South of the River or nearly 20 in in t franc a thi spokesman said. Gut a French counter attack reduced thi pocket below the River to about four Miles. He said the attack Ante late yesterday and a renewed German drive Tai expected today. The Meuse River runs generally North and South in this area and the f Rench have been holding the West Hank against the germans on the East German efforts in the Sedan Region. Till commentator said appeared to he the Quot biggest Quot of the 1 entire Meuse front extending i oui glued on Page two $1,479 spent by Cooper candidates file contributions and expenses with had Eure Raleigh May la. A up a Thomas fun Cooper of Wilmington reported today that he had received cont club t a us of $1,668 for his democratic gubernatorial Campaign and had spent $1.-479.06. Nine candidate for nominations lit the May 25 primaries filed Campaign report with Thad Faire Secretary of state but a number of statements had not come in. All were due during the Day. Cooper said that his contributions did not include his $1,500 sound truck which lie listed As property of his t. Fun Cooper mule company. He listed contributor As or. Vav. Ii. Cooper and family of Wilmington $500 w. Ii. A Loper of Washington d. Cd $300 Rev. Noah w. Cooper of Nashville term., $85 John p. Cooper of Mullins s. Cd $150 h. Jette retie of Jacksonville fla., $35 h. Crowder of Raleigh $50 miscellaneous $485. His expend a tines were largely for printing postage clerical assistance and i $4 75 for sound truck expense. Three other gubernatorial candidates Arthur Simmons of Burlington a Democrat and r. H. Mcneill of Statesville and John it. Hoffman of Burlington republicans also filed reports. Simmons said that fainter him Mons to brother of Aileron Mich contributed $200 and Charlotte War veterans $5 while expenses had been $272. Mcneill said he had spent $457.10 and had received $50 from l. Wagner of Statesville. Hoffman received no gifts and spent $365.50, he said. L. A. Martin of Lexington continued on Page two communist party declared illegal by Canadian judge Ottawa. Ont., May 15 in Justice of Edgar Chevrier of Lite on tar in supreme court today de i dared the Community party of i Canada to to an Quot illegal Organt i tat he sentenced Harry Binder i convicted of publishing and Cire i Outing anti War pamphlets in violation of the defense of Canada Reg Ilia i Ion to three years in the Penitentiary and fined him $2,

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