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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - May 22, 1939, High Point, North Carolina Weather mostly Cloudy tonight and tuesday. The High Point Enterprise High Point Industry at High Point offers goo Opportunity for year around work vol. 55�?no. 112 Mhz Hek associated press High Point. N. C., monday afternoon May 22, 1939 Complete Nea service Price five cent Danzig nazis await Berlin reaction last minute bulletins London. May 22�?cpu-colonial Secretary Malcolm Macdonald declared in House of commons today that a proper safeguard for a jewish National Homo must be an Quot integral part of any scheme during the transition period leading tip to establishment of an in Deil Mel ent Palestine wants exports banned Geneva. May 22.�?< up or. V. K. Wellington Koo China a Delegate to the league of nations pleaded before its Council today that All plane manufacturing and Oil producing countries ban Export of planes and fuel to Japan. Koo cited action of the United states in halting shipment of warplanes to Japan and asked the league to do a at least As much As non members had done. Belgium advances Brussels May 22.lf a Belgium qualified to meet Norway in the third round of the european Rone in the Davis it up Competition today when a. La Croix won the fifth and deciding match from India. After git aus Mohammed had beaten Charles Naeyaert 10-8, 6-2, 8-1 to Square the series la Rolv came through with a 8-2, 8-2, 6-4 derision Over v. Savior. Bobby Bxs a 60 Charlotte May 22�?1upi�? Claxton Lle Afner. The sensational Rookie pro of Charlotte fired a six under 66 for the first 18 holes play of the sectional qualifying round Here today for the National open Golf tournament. Another 18 holes will be played this afternoon. Bobby Dunkelberger. High Point Amateur and Jack Tom or. Reidsville pro finished the morning round in second place with scores of 69 each. Co it divides Washington Lay 22�?ld a the supreme court divided five to four today to Rule that the 1933 Quot Gold clause Quot Law voided contracts for optional Taxman of already issued Gold Bonds in the foreign currency equivalent of Gold dollars. Justice Black delivered two opinions that held such payments May be made in present Day devalued i noted states currency at the face value of the Bonds. Chief Justice Hughes and justices Mcreynolds Butler and Stone dissented. Pendergast sentenced Kansas City Quot Max Pic Tom i Vandergast dethroned political to. Pleaded guilty Folia to evading tack a on sidi.-,Vio arid was sentenced to a it ear Anil three months in prison. To dist ass taxes esd i Noto v a v in pm a president Roosevelt informed sources said today will discuss tax revision in tonight a speech before tile american retail federation. Whether or. Roosevelt would arc Concrete proposals which might be used As a basis for tax Law changes or merely reaffirm ids stand that any alterations must result in no loss of Revenue was not disclose tried to organize defense for red revolution in socialite says country faces left civil War american people would have to fight Back a illicit testifies Washington May 22.�? Al a Dudley p. Gilbert new York socialite told the die committee on in american a i deities today he had been try Jing for months to organize a Campaign to a help the american people be ready for a i red i examined closely about letters he wrote to j. K. Campbell Owensboro ky., with whom he was associated Gilbert told the committee that Quot i figured that very shortly we would be faced with a civil War from the too risky a i though that if they took Over the country what was left of it a the country would have to Rise up under the Franco method a Gilbert testified. Representative Plealey i it mass inquired whether Gilbert meant a military dictatorship. A Elf something like that did take place we would have to do something like the witness replied. Quot we did not advocate a military movement but Only that the people would have to fight Gilbert said he was afraid that he revolution would be accomplished either directly or through a scheme of conducting raids on government Bonds and cutting off the nations supplies of fond and i water and a bringing the country to its pressure in answer to further questions i the witness Aid that the american i people Quot would have to adopt some form of the nationalist movement land that Quot pressure a would have i to be brought on both political i parties to improve the general economic situation throughout the nation. Three other witnesses were called. They were John Hamilton a i tonal Republican chairman Felix j Mcwhirter Indianapolis banker and George Deatherage com eight air crashes fatal to 15 in weekend in . By the associated press eight rashes involving army Anil private air planes topped by the spectacular plunge of an attack ship into California University fog shrouded lick astronomical Observatory killed 15 persons in the United stifles yesterday. Lieut. In f. Lorenz 2.n, of March Field. Calif., and private Xiv. E. Scott his passenger were crushed to death a their army ship Tore through two in Inch Walls of the lick administration building near san Jose Calif. Archives containing valuable photographic plates and other records were wrecked. Five passengers e shaped Witti their lives hut two others Arete killed in an unusual Accident in the Wasatch mountains to Miles East of Salt Lake City. A t. Sullivan it. Oak Park Iii., said Pilot William Duck 85, of tile Duck air plane serv vice. Oakland Calif., experienced trouble at feet and to land but Quot figured he could not make Safe Landing so he gunned it. The ship zoomed up then Down then we spun around. Duck and T. Gardiner 37, Chicago were killed. Other crashes Suitland Scott 19, Washington i. And Joseph Ryan 36, Piney Grove md., killed when Scott sold biplane fell at Little used Suitland Airport new Washington. Latrobe Cecil e. Davis 27, new station pa., and Andrew Sivak 27, Westmoreland homesteads killed in nose dive. Jamestown n. an a. Anderson and Woodrow Spitz both of Jamestown killed in crash three Miles East of Jamestown. Austin John and Sims i oat Nom student fliers. Killed in downwind forced Landing after motor Cut out at 24m feet. San Antonio Lieut. James Marion Jones 26, instructor at Kelly Field killed on test flight As his machine went into a sprit. Great Bend Davis 22. Student Pilot and Dave dunn., killed in training plane which dived while their wives and friends helplessly watched. Ickes working for pea appropriation Hopkins urges nation income be increased tells retailers would re great help to business Washington. Alay 22 map a Secretary Hopkins said today that because too Many american families were trying to live Oti if a week it was a imperative a that National income a the raised substantially by production of More goods and Quot one out of every four families Bow receives an annual income below $750�?or $15 per week a he said in a speech before the forum of the american retail association. Yoc know Quot you retailers familiar with buying habits know what would happen of we could lift the $15-per-week families into the $25-per-week income group. A there would follow a substantial increase in the Purchase of goods and services by these people. It would be reflected in higher profits for declaring that the administration a always has recognized the necessity of fair business profits a Hopkins said it Only opposed profits made by �?�1. Misrepresentation of things that Are sold. �?o2. Exploitation of labor. �?o3. Wanton destruction of a Union Miner shot in Harlan Eugene Mclaughlin above Harlan county United mine workers member is shown with his wife after he was shot in the hip. John Padgett mine company truck Driver accused of the shooting surrendered to National guardsmen and turned Over a involved. Germany and Italy sign Alliance pact Tural a it Mac Wagner act hit by Union fight Vilaree Griir asking Law applied Iii favor of one faction Washington. May 22�? i Donald Wakefield Smith retiring member of the National Tab or relations Board attributed criticism of the we Agner act today to organized Labory civil War and said that necessary claims there will be More need for Relief spending july i o4 abuse of monopoly position stronger strip c to re agree to Pool Xii resource in Lase of a for hither nation Lively on �00,000 a a Public he had such an mender of the knights of the i changes in the labor boards White camellia. The men were practices could be effected with intent loved last thursday in test j out congressional action. 1 appearing before the Senate loiter committee which is considering proposed amendments to the act Smith contended that critics were asking the Board not to administer the Law fairly but to apply it in favor of one faction. Smiths appearance before the committee followed within a few Days Senate confirmation of the appointment of Willis in m. Leis Erson former member of the National mediation Board to Suc a Reed him on the labor Hoard. President Roosevelt nominated Lesterson to the position Afulei members of the Senate had informed him that a renomination of Smith could not be confirmed i in the face of opposition of the american federation of labor and other critics of the Wagner act. Detroit plants closed by Law Twenty to Tousand worker of Freud Iii seven Briggs plants Detroit. May 22,�? up seven plants of the Briggs Man fac tiring co. Were closed Down by a strike of the Cio United automobile workers today affecting More than 20,Gou men employed by Briggs and the Plymouth division of the Chrysler corp. The Briggs plants closed Down promptly at a. In. As thousands of workers poured through the Gates As company watchmen turned off Power and closed windows. Picket lines were established shortly after the exodus. Special details of police were on hand hut no trouble was reported. At the big Meldrum Avenue Plant 500 men were reported in the picket line. The company has five plants in Detroit proper and one each in suburban Hamtramck and Highland Park. Spokesmen for the Chrysler corp. Said the Plymouth division employing 6,000 men on the Day a ii Ift would he forced to close because of the shortage of Bod a. A a a a Bro \ to join catholics new York May 22.�? up Heywood Broun columnist for the new York world telegu am and other Scripps Howard newspapers today said he would be revived into the Catholic Church suite gems this wee it. Roosevelt and Somoza sign agreement to loan Nicaragua 52,500,000 Washington. May 22 a up a president Roosevelt and president Anabasis Somoza of Nicaragua signed an agreement today to extend credit of $2,500,000 to the Central re. Publican Republic. Of the total. $2,000,000 would be used to Aid in improving Nicaragua a transportation facilities and in the development of other projects designed to increase the productive capacity of the nicaraguan people and their Trade with the United states. In a letter to president som Oza made Public by the White House. Warren Lee Pierron Export import Bank president said the institution would cooperate with United states manufacturers and exporters and with the nicaraguan government a in arranging for the financing in the United states of equipment materials and technical services not available in Nicaragua a Holt opposes 3rd term Washington May 22.�? pm senator Holt diva said today he would introduce soon a Resolution opposing a presidential third term because he was convinced that president Roosevelt wanted to run again in 1940. Washington. May 22�? feb Secretary Lekes was reported today to be working a Capitol Hill for it new $ boy appropriation for la works administration. Several senators said urged them to support outlay on the ground that Public works expenditures Are More effective that pea funds in stimulating business and in addition creating permanent National As sets. Ickes said last week that there would he need for More Relief spending in the year beginning july i. He said he had a always contended that there is no better Way to do it than through Public not included Public works were not included in a preliminary draft of a spending lending program under consideration by some administration advisers. On senator expressed the opinion that president Roosevelt regarded pm a expenditures As cumbersome and not immediately effective. Continued on Page 2 Pendergast plea is guilty today former bos of Kansas Berlin May 22�?Germany and Italy today signed a terse military pact of seven articles agreeing to Pool All their i military and economic resource nes men must support govern nth 9vent of ment in eliminating them so that we ran build a sounder and Strong a a profits so made a he declared a Are subversive to private capitalism and Forward looking Bual Japan lines up with Italy and nazis in stand or Busine St in his add taking a t h outlined Plant Ruitu re. Ssh his second since of office Hopkins for revamping the Commerce department. The new Secretary disclosed that he was consolidating several units of the present Bureau of foreign and Domestic Commerce into a new unit to be known As the a division of Industrial Highway deaths six on week end Charlotte. May 21.�? up a Highway accidents killed at least six persons in North Carolina Over the week end and caused serious injuries to at least five it hers. Persons identified As Willis a Wolaver. 53. His wife and mrs. I s Rowe 18. All of Washington. D c., were fatally injured near Washington n. When their automobile overturned. A Armil la Ward Henderson. 38-year-old Gastonia garage owner was killed when his automobile hit a Telephone pole on the outskirts of Rockingham. At Charlotte i Owell Davis 22, he event of a War in which either party might by involved. They further agreed even in Advance of War so to deepen their Mutual military and economic relations that both could strike effectively and quickly in care of need the Alliance bet ame effective As soon As it was signed it will last for a preliminary period of ten year during which the Axis a a1 i partners will agree on terms for extending it. The pact decided upon in Milan May 6 and 7, was signed by foreign minister Joachim von Ribbentrop and italian foreign minister count Galeazzo Ciano in the new chancellery in Adolf hitlers presence. In a radio address Hitler foreign minister declared it was a your determined answer Quot to British French a a encirclement plans. Tokyo May ibo up a the japanese government in determining its position in european affairs has decided to broaden the a basis for Eoo a a ration among Japan. Italy and Germany a High government source said today. Tile governments derision contains no military or political clauses he said. The ant my of Minter agreement of Japan Italy and Germany is described As strengthened and As being made into an a agreement of i inter this arrangement the three Powers would inform each other before any one of them took any derisive Steps it was said. The governments derision a rear bed hat Nadav by five be Cabinet minister after week of Cost Sider at Ion of the problem i listed states 4nihaador Joseph to grew Vav Assa i to have item Given the general outlines of the japanese i ii Iun before lie sailed last thursday for a vacation trip to the United states. Indicted for withholding wages first in America Raleigh May 22-�? up j a the Federal grand july returned Bere today what was said by government lawyers to be the i first indictment in the United i Stales charging that a company i wrongfully withheld to wages i of its employees by compelling them to buy Stock in an a Mem it Plover named As defendants wore the i Morehead City garment Coni partly. Inc., and its president and j manager j w. Jackson both of Morehead City. Douglas Maggs Duke University professor now acting As ape Elal assistant to the United states attorney general in charge of criminal prosecutions under the wage and hour Law said the indictment also was the first in the nation to charge a delivery of goods within the state to a person who the defendants knew intended to ship the goods in in Lei state Commerce. A earlier indictments a Magg explained a have charged thai live defendants themselves ship Ped in interstate Commerce goods manufactured in violation of tin Law the present indictment contains count charging that the defendants delivered goods in North Carolina to the Beaver shirt manufacturing company a new York corporation. With knowledge that the company in tended to ship the goods out of j testimony concerning 66-year-old the Pendergast s physical condition Muggs said it was a under an j for plea by both the gov stood Quot that a suit would soon eminent and the Bossy attorneys to filed in new York to restrain before passing sentence the Beaver company from ship specifically the government Ping across state lines shirts charged Pendergast w Ith failure democratic machine faces i to 5.rler ,.jr. Sentence Kansas City. May 22.f/p a Tom Pendergast Boss of the City a toppled democratic machine pleaded guilty today to violating the Federal income tax Laws. The Stern Jawed Pendergast one of the few remaining old line political Bosses in the nation. Looked on silently As his attorney John g. Madden stepped Forward before Federal judge Merriu k Otis and said his client desired to plead guilty to lax evasions for 1935 and 1936. I Pendergast charged with lax j evasions on $443,550 received As a payoff in a slate insurance j Ileal and on income derived j through Quot Straw men in Hie Busi j Ness firms threw himself on the. Mercy of tile Federal court after pleading guilty to All it barges. Judge Otis called for medical an official communique Des a tired Point of the pact is follows 1. Both contracting parties Aglee to a consult with and arrive at att understanding on Al matters touching their common interest or the general european i sit 2. Should their common interests be endangered in any Way by International events the two contracting parties a will immediately enter upon consultations j concerning the measure to be taken for safeguarding their towns seriously injured when their i should the Security or j inc or. Nee Burrt motorcycle and an automobile t other essential interests of one Ca pelted to Rel oven collided. Of the contracting parties be four year old Virginia Drake threatened from the outside the Benson was killed and two of other partner will a give the her playmate seriously injured threatened party his full politic when an automobile driven by Alai Aud diplomatic support in or-1 Cycle collided with an automobile negro booked As Wilbert Byrd Der to remove this at Coinjock North Carolina con Sall left the Highway and ran 3. If. Contrary to the wishes j tines unconscious and in a critic into the Yard at the Home of and Hopes of the contracting Cal condition at United states a l. I Kingston at Dunn parties either of them should Rine Hospital Here today. He is not injured were Eugene ii. Lang j become involved in a a military expected to recover according to youth injured in crash Norfolk. Va., May 22.�? pm Al. O. Midgette one of two youths injured when their Rotor who suffered a entanglement with one other j attending physicians. And internal in Power or with other Powers a the other contracting party will a immediately rally to his Side As an ally and support him with All it out Iii lied on lbs a 2 made by the Morehead City firm. The indictment contains 25 counts. Ten charge failure to the Legal minimum of 25 cents an hour or $11 for a 4 4-hour week. Four charge failure to time and a half for overtime. Other counts allege falsification of records failure to keep required records and direct and indirect interstate shipment of goods produce in violation of the Law. It is alleged Maggs said ilia1 i the defendants instructed pm i ploy not to we Lite on then a flatly cards the actual hour j worked. Instead lie said they were to figure How much intone they had earned on a piecework basis and to write the number of hours covered at 25 cents an hour by that amount of Mouay. To report $315,000 paid him in connection with Missouri a controversial $9,500,000 tire insurance rate Case. Settlement of that Case was engineered by r. Emmet of Malley whom Pendergast helped put in office As state insurance superintendent and whom gov. Lloyd Stark caustic critic of Pendergast Iem later ousted. The settlement involving funds impounded after a rate increase was ruled out gave 20 per cent of the Money Hack to policyholders. The rest to insurance companies and agents. In addition. Pendergast was charged with using a Straw men in his widespread construction a ton. Or. 6, broken Back juries Lynn Benson. 3, who had head injuries. Physicians said till Langston it Bild had Little Chance to recover. Byrdsall who a As also injured severely was ordered held without Bond by a coroners jury. Policeman 6. P. Pearce said Byrdsall had recently completed a term for Drunken driving. Seek to Settle soft Coal strike Harlan ky., May 22�? up a Harlan county Coal operators largest soft Coal operating group holding out against the United mine workers I. Cd today Are to sit Down with Union members and Federal and state Concilio the British French coalition actors to attempt a settlement of informed sources said Halifax Harlan s labor troubles. Would ask the British Cabinet on John Conner Federal conciliator j wednesday a without personal the other youth. Roy Davis 20, of Manteo North Carolina son of i Roy Davis. Dare county a representative in the North Carolina j legislature was reported resting comfortably today. Will submit three Point plan to include Russia Geneva May 22�? up a British foreign Secretary Viscount Halifax was reported today to have decided to submit to London a plan for a three Point Alliance among Britain France and soviet Russia As the Only Means of lining up Russia with and liquor interests to make profits of $128,550 in 1935 and and was the result of 19 36 on which a failed to j resisting at aet for a tales leu said the conference w As to open at 11 30 a. In. He has predicted an agreement during the week. The situation which has brought Many shootings and dynamic legs without casualties with some of Tho 1,250 troops on duty Here returning fire on two occasions was quiet during the a Ahbeth although h negro was killed by a Deputy sheriff. Civilian and military authorities said the shooting had no connection with mine troubles the negro minor of Coin Mentz to decide whether to accept an Alliance drawn along these line the minimum provisions acceptable to Moscow. 1. The three Powers to come to each other s Aid automatically of any one of the three were attacked directly. 2. Of any state guaranteed by the signatory Powers were attacked Aud asked help the i it Roe signatories to give immediate Aid. 3. Of any signatory considered an act of aggression against a slate not guaranteed As affecting j starting today. German citizen shot by pole near Border Butcher is killed by chauffeur for a polish i Nde commissioner by m. K. Whiteleather Danzig. May 22,�? apr Danzig nazis eyed Berlin today for reaction to the killing of a German citizen of Danzig by a pole in the first fatal Border incident of current polish German tension. Whether the slaying would have serious repercussions depended More upon Berlin and Warsaw than upon the free City. Marion Chodacki polish commissioner to Danzig reported the incident directly to the polish embassy in Berlin and it was understood that Danzig nazis were in close touch with German official officials of the free City said measures Fiad been taken to prevent a recurrence of mob action against polish customs officials which preceded and followed the shooting at Kalthof in free City territory opposite Marienburg East Prussia. Await answers both the Danzig Senate and poles awaited answers to demands they had made on each other in formal protests after the incident the details of which differed widely. There was agreement in the admission of two facts that Gustav Gruebner a Kalt Holf Butcher was shot and killed Early yesterday by the polish chauffeur of Tadeus Perkowski. Polish under commissioner to Danzig and that a mob had demonstrated before a building in Kalthof where polish customs inspectors live. Poles said the chauffeur opened fire because Gruebner menaced him with a gun. Danziger said the chauffeur shot Gruebner who a Between them. A mob of about 1,000, including 400 germans from Marienbad shattered windows and doors of the Kalthof customs House poles a a Aid and demolished the Interior of the building forcing polish inspectors to flee. Some of the mob was said to have been in uniform and the customs House was described As showered with stones and because of this the polish version continued Perkowski went from Danzig to Kalthof to investigate. While he was in the Village railway station with two other High polish officials it said the crowd fired at the automobile and the chauffeur Fili ally shot in self defense killing Gruebner. Without violence another crowd gathered yesterday afternoon at the customs House in Sieckel on the Danzig East prussian posh Frontier and threatened polish inspectors. This incident however ended without violence. The nazi dominated Danzig Senate demanded a Public apology continued on Page 2 supreme court favors negro buies Oklahoma violated Constitution in not allowing \ ote Washington. May 22.�? up a the supreme court held today that Oklahoma had unconstitutionally denied a negro the right to Register for the november 1934, elections because of his race and color. Justice Frankfurter delivered the decision on a suit brought by i. W. Lane a resident of red Bird against Marion Parks precinct registrar Jess Wilson. Wagoner county registrar and John Moss county judge. Justices Mcreynolds and Butler dissented Justice Douglas did not participate. Frankfurter said a 1931 Oklahoma statute requiring registration As a condition to voting was tin oust i it tonal. The ruling reversed a decision by the tent i Federal circuit court against the negro. Lane contended that Parks told hint he was a instructed by the higher not to Register any coloured Lane said the Quot High or were identified As Wilson and Moss. This testimony was denied by the others. Lane also attacked the constitutionality of provisions of the 1931 statute requiring registration As a condition to voting. County officials contended it placed negroes and we Hites on an Equality. Farmers All wrong again says conservation expert Kaleigh. May 22.�? up a w. G. Mccormick assistant state forester for the conservation department said today that Farmers a Are All wrong when they think that burning their Woods and Fields helps destroy harmful in sects such As ticks and hoi i Weevils. Mccormick cited reports Iron its interests there should be trl Power consultations to decide if Aid would be Given and what form it would take. The plan May include separate regional agreements. Tile first Point would cover russians de Mand. The second would take care of Turkey Rumania Poland and Greece and the third would cover the a guaranteed j Balkan and Baltic states. Both British and russian official sources said flatly that no agreement had been reached on the Tri Power Alliance but that the next move was leaning toward acceptance of this or a similar formula. The Ewing in tit British stand was said to have resulted from discussions Between Halifax and Ivan Mai sky. Soviet ambassador to London who were Here As i several Federal agricultural it their government a represents perts that investigations indicate five for the 105th session of burning of Woods pastures an the league of nation Council Fields did Little Good in control o4 insect

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