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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - November 3, 1939, High Point, North Carolina We a ther partly Cloudy tonight and saturday slight change in temperature Iii High Point Enterprise High Poi ii i the Center of diversified manufacturing enterprises vol. 55 no. 307 Mhz Mill a so Cia to i it i it i ass High Point. N. C., Friday afternoon november 3, 1939 Complete aka service Price five cent British warships trailing City of Flint a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a nazi troops make heavy push in West a a a a a a a a joint committee approves repeal French troops Alert after new movement two people die in Lincolnton Hospital fire Poilu concentrating returning l ire in attempt to break communication Paris nov. 3. Map a French military sources Lincolnton nov. 3�? pm two Persona were killed and several others injured seriously i when Are damaged the Gamble clinic Here Early today. The dead g. B. Goodson Btl. Former up. Lincolnton postmaster and Formor treasurer and sheriff of Lin ported Strong German troop Coln county movements today Northeast mrs. W. B. Reeves is. Of West of Sarre remines Accomma Jefferson a Niece of or. A r Nied by heavy artillery screen Gamble head 4the. In a. # f. Both were said to have died of suffocation. They said the French Homedi Transfer Patik its lately placed their forces on the danger of suffocation Over Alert against the possibility of a shadowed the threat of the fire German thrust in the area be fire chief b. J. Ramseur tween Sarre remines and Ohren j sa4 for to hours ambulances for expresses safety of Crew pleasure with neutrality Bill admiralty give no hint concerning possibility of attempted capture freighter proceeding in safety zone Washington nov. 3.�? apr the German government gave the United states today formal assurances that the safety of the american Crew aboard the seized freighter City of Flint would be respected. Alexander c. Kirk american charge do affaires in Berlin cabled the state department that a foreign office official Washington nov 3 in Orlef him that the foreign office had requested the i api a Init it Nat Hen Usa appropriate German naval authorities to respect the wishes con Ference rom i nit tee a p pro v-1 of the America Quot government. Senate House action it Par via for i Mal draft by tomorrow thai leu than a mile from the Frontier and about five Miles South of the German City of we Bruecken. The French held a four male wide salient near Ehrenthal. Between the Biles River and the Vosges foothill and report said they were concentrating their a lowering artillery tire in an attempt to smash German Conine in Leaf ions. Patrol unit fought on the wooded slope of the voyage. These sources said and about nine Miles East of Sarre remines. They said the French had taken another German prisoner. Making Takht German artillery and patrols apparently were testing the whole length of the Northern flank of the Western front Between Luxembourg and the Rhine River by shifting their Adion from one sector to another. There still a no sign of a major Nasi offensive but every j time a concentrated artillery barrage starts the French set themselves against that Possi j vilify. The action of the United stale House of representative toward ending the embargo on arms for Europe s warring nations was hailed in France As a major Victory for the allies Over Germany. Premier Delft Ter was understood to have devoted much of his analysis of the general Situ at Ion at a Cabinet meeting today to Prospect of buying a pit j input particularly air planes in tile United states. Greet vote a the vote of the House of j representative at Washington j which makes lifting of the american embargo henceforth certain said a Semi official note issued after the Cabinet session a is regarded in Paris As an event and cars were Busy transferring 14 or More other patients to the Jordon Crowell memorial Hospital Here. Firemen said the Blaze apparently began in the Furnace and that smoke from clogged flues flied the whole building. Flames penetrated All three floors of the Structure but several rooms were not damaged. The Lincolnton fire department sided by about to volunteers brought the Blaze which started shortly after Midnight under control about two hours later Thome removed those taken to the Gordon Crowell Hospital follow j. M. Hagerman Alexis route undetermined h. Kerd Lincolnton ived heard by teachers or. J. Henry Highsmith left director of the department of instructional service of the North Carolina department of education addressed the first general session of the annual convention of the Northwestern District teachers association Here this morning. Center is t. E. Story of Wilkesboro president of the association and right is Jule b. Warren Secretary of the state association who is also participating in the session Here. Joyner District new Hea Neutral zone teachers too in in 11 injuries mrs. W. Possible serious injuries reel while being removed from burning building. Ikerd infant unhurt. Mrs. A l. Turner and infant Lincolnton route 3, unhurt. Mrs. J. Taylor Lincolnton condition fair. Mrs. Flossie Peeler Maiden Winston Salem Man elected president of Northwestern District teachers association Claude r. Joyner of r. J. Reynolds High school Winston Salem was elected president of the Northwestern teachers association of the North Carolina education association this morning in the first general session of its seventeenth animal convention held at the senior High school. Or. Joyner selection was by acclamation. Also elected by acclamation were the vice president j. T. Cob continued on Page two a. Jury to hear aluminium Case Large american. Foreign f inns face charges of conspiracy continued on Page two textiles show few accidents Mill i it. Thomasville trophy for perfect record in state Competition ins Pink Hurst nov. 3 a up a forty three North Carolina textile plants employing 7,644 persons during ii,4 18,04 i Man Houi s i introduced of operation did t have a single of to Lief proof. Accident causing any one in so j a time from work during the 1939 state wide textile safety contest. T. A. Wilson chairman of the j state Industrial commission made the report today to the North j Carolina Cotton manufacturers association holding its Convell j lion Here he said 28? textile plants entered the Competition conducted from january through August but that Only 228 plants completed it. Higher a Krage an average of 86,920 employees in the 228 plants worked 107, 221,912 Man hours w it ii an average Accident frequency of Only 10.97 lost Tinie accidents per million Man hours. This was an increase of .095 Accident per million Over the 193 8 contest but an average of 14,017 More employees were included this year. Though there were 90 deaths in Industrial accidents in Tho state during the last fiscal year Wilson Caid Quot not a single compensable death or permanent total disability Case was sustained by a textile Plant competing in and completing the safety trophies Are awarded contest winners All Mills being grouped according to tile number of pm Washington. Nov. 3.�? pm the Justice department announced i today receipt of an opinion from Federal judge Francis g. Caffey i presiding in the aluminium to i no poly trial at new York holding t ing that tile government had presented sufficient evidence to War a rant a jury in finding the existence of a conspiracy among the i principal defendants. The action is a civil suit against the aluminium company of America aluminium limited a Canadian firm and 61 other defendants charging that these companies and i the British. French Swiss and German aluminium companies controlled production and Price of the Metal through a world Cartel known As Alliance aluminium company the trial began june i 1938, and will he resumed november 8 after a three month recess. The government completed its evidence june i and the defendants Only a portion the j superintendent of Rockingham county schools and the Secretary. Miss Beulah Atkinson of Cooleemee. The Northwestern District s representative on the Board of directors of the North Carolina induration association will be elected by secret ballot this afternoon from a Choice of two nominees mrs. Blyth Winningham of Greensboro and miss Bessie Holmes of the Alexander Wilson High school near Graham. Greetings to the several Hundred teachers from 15 counts who Are attending the convention were extended by Charles f. Carroll jr., superintendent of High Point City schools prior to the nomination of officers. T. E. Story of Wilkesboro District president presided at he meeting. Highsmith heard the theme of the coating. Quot evaluation a quantitative and was discussed briefly by or. J. Henry Highsmith or Raleigh president of the North Carolina education association. Or. Highsmith asked the questions a How Good Are our schools How can we make them better Quot and indicated that proper evaluation for the elementary and High schools of the state must be on both qualitative and quantitative bases. Quot we must ask ourselves a he said a what the schools Are doing for these Hoys and girls x x x in a physical Way x x x in the Way of mental stimulation and growth. We must ask what they Are doing socially xxx emotionally xxx and spiritually xxx when we teach them to sing a America the Beautiful. There must be the spirit of doing As Well As singing. For said or Highsmith the american school today must above All inculcate in identify body of Oil truck victim As dog and hair the the that continued on Page two red paper disrupts soviet finnish Parley coup used on in Agu two by Witt Hancock Moscow. Nov. 3. A up a a note of alarm was injected into russian finnish negotiations today by pravda Organ of the communist party on the heels of indications that the two nations a while not entirely in agreement at least had a working basis for reaching a solution of their problems. The finnish delegation was called to the Kremlin for a renewal of their talks with russian officials at 6 p. In. To a. Rn., by. S. To. Pravda declared that Finland a foreign minister Eljas Erkko had Quot directly threatened Quot the soviet Union Aud that his remarks of wednesday night Quot cannot be appraised otherwise than As an Appeal for War with the in. S. S. Erk pkg s statement Erkko asserted that Finland a n read to make arrangements lot improving be Mug Rad Devieu Sive positions and increasing the safety of the Gulf of Finland but that Quot any guardianship which a foreign Power might receive Over finnish territory must be regarded As Quot endangering Finland s neutrality. Pravda intimated that Finland As Well As tie scandinavian nations particularly Sweden were hacked in their opposition to russian concessions in the Baltic area by other Powers it emphasized that in the pre world War Days when Finland was part of Russia and the russians controlled the area there were no expressions of fear from Scandinavia. Pravda said Erkko s position was Quot precisely like that of former polish foreign minister Beck. It i is known that he too made pro Vocative speeches before the polish German War and the result i coulis Ltd of Page two a Cloud of mystery surrounding the identity of the second victim of the Asheboro Oil truck tragedy of last saturday was cleared away last night when a prominent physician identified i the charred remains As the car i Cass of a dog. Or. Dempsey Barnes of Asheboro after making a thorough i and minute examination of the j remains at Farlow a funeral 1 Home pronounced it As Detz Lite in that of a Large dog. The sex i lamination was made in the course of investigation conducted by a group of High Point men. I some of w Hom were connected with local Oil transportation firms. Said or. Barnes in a signed statement Quot i definitely recognized the body to be that of a Large dog. Pertain skin on the body had not been burned there was a thick Matty on it like that of a dog. Head was recognizable and whole Bone Structure waa of n new theory a rinks from tin report of the investigation was adduced a new theory of the cause of the Accident. Which claimed tile life of the Driver Jacob Ray Robbins 3 7. Of Thomasville. It is believed that Robbins swerved the vehicle to avoid hitting the dog and that the truck turned Over As a result. It was slated Here today that no thorough inspection of the remains of the Quot second victim Quot had been made until last night. After viewing the object in tile funeral Hall or. Barnes promptly made his pronouncement stating that he was satisfied beyond a doubt that it was the body of an animal and in his opinion a dog. The hide was said to have been intact in Many places and Long animal hair was discernible. The St cond body was found underneath the tank trailer and was believed to have been that j of a Man or woman. Police authorities went to considerable i lengths to identify it. Hut had made Little Progress in that direction. Robbins was killed and the 3.-500-gallon truck and a Baptist Church parsonage were Complete i by destroyed in the Accident which occurred in the Balfour Community Early last saturday morning. The Carrier was in route from Wilmington to Thomasville. In Force for president refuses to elaborate on action in Case of violations Washington. Nov. 3�? pm. President Rosevelt told his press i conference today that the Decla ration of Panama creating a Neutral safety tone around part of the Western hemisphere was in Force but he did not elaborate Ion questions about what action would follow violation of the one. Asked what would happen it British armed vessel sought to intercept German merchant ships in the zone. Or. Roosevelt remarked that the que Taion was iffy. He a told there were reports that about so German merchant ships were in South american ports and his questioner suggested the zone gave them Protection to engage in Commerce among the american nations. Mentions Haviland the president said he did not think so. He added that he had not heard of any German vessel actually proposing to engage in inter american tired. The question of such trading by merchant vessels of other belligerents was not raised. He mentioned the German ship Haviland which entered a Millican Harbor with a United states naval vessel nearby. The Haviland. The president said was i merely trying to discharge copra i and was not taking on any other cargo. The nations now patrolling the neutrality zone according to information received Here Are patrolling nations the United states. In the North Atlantic and North Pacillo. Brazil Uruguay and Argentina off the East coast of South America. Chile and Uruguay off the East coast of South America. The function of the various patrols at this time according to officials Here is to keep the respective governments minutely informed of the activities of belligerent ships in the neutrality zone. The patrols do not have instruction to interfere with any belligerent activities. Should such activities take place within the zone officials believe the matter would be taken up through diplomatic chanels with the infringing nation. The administration neutrality Bill today preparing the Way for final congressional action today or tomorrow. The conference committee agreed shortly after president Roosevelt expressed to the press gratification at the congressional decision to repeal the embargo against arms sales to belligerents. Quot in a very glad that the Bill has restored the historic position of neutrality of the United states Quot or. Roosevelt said authorizing the direct quotation. He announced simultaneously an intention to work today on proclamations necessary to give the new legislation effect w Hen it becomes Law by his signature. Only assured final approval by the Senate and House was necessary to Send the measure to president Roosevelt the Senate arranged to vote this afternoon. Leaders were hopeful the House would act immediately thereafter but some declared that chamber might wait until tomorrow. In response to a press conference request for comment on the legislation As it now stands virtually approved by Congress or. 1 Roosevelt authorized this quotation we i Anim Etoia stand Quot i m very glad that the Btu has restored the historic position of i neutrality of the United the chief executive Lin tier fur it ther questioning disclosed that he probably would Issue it Rai i proclamations under the new measure once he has signed it. I he hoped to get the proclamations out of the Way he said be i fore leaving for his Home at Hyde Park n. Y., tomorrow or sunday. He told newsmen that after they left he would see a. A. Berle assistant Secretary of state i to discuss the proclamation in a i preliminary Way. Later today he said. Secretary Hull will come in for a conference. Or. Roosevelt said that he hop i de to Issue the proclamations As soon As possible after the neutrality Bill come to the White House from confess that May be some j time tomorrow although there was a slight possibility it might arrive late today. The president expressed the Hope that congressional leaders i would remain in Washington and London nov. 3.�? apr the British admiralty tersely disclosed today that its warships were within sight of the american freighter City of Flint now slowly making her Way in charge of a German prize Crew to a German port. Allies cheered by lift of ban Delight undisguised but German officials withhold comment bar the a sgt rotated pre there was undisguised Delight in Paris and London today Over United states congressional action in voting to lift the arms embargo. In Berlin an official spokesman said there would be no German government comment until the i embargo was off the United state statute books. A Semi official note issued after s French Cabinet session at which Premier Dalater was understood to have devoted much of his an City of Flint passed at 9 30 a. M est several Brit in what some observers interpreted is an indication the British would seek to avoid entanglement in the controversy Over the ship seizure by keeping Quot hands the admiralty announcement said it was possible for the captured Steamer to stay inside scandinavian territorial Waters until reaching the Baltic. A communique said proceeding Soi Tow Ard a the admiralty announced that it the steamship City of Flint has been sighted by our Light forces proceeding to the southward inside norwegian territorial Waters. Quot it is possible for the City of Flint to remain inside Norweg Laa and swedish territorial Waters until she enters the the admiralty gave no hint whether the British ships would attempt to seize the City of Flint before she reached a German port in Possession of her German captors. At re Gen. Norway where the Alvils of the situation to the prospects of buying equipment in the United states said the action of Congress Quot is regarded in Paris a an event of great material and moral kill of Praise Quot of is greeted with great Satis-1 possible that the British men of a faction and homage i paid to the a it in would try to seize her after sense of fairness which inspired she leaves Hau Gesund where she 3 30 a. Rn., ish warships were observed apparently keeping watch As the German prize Crew sailed the ship southward toward Germany. Capture possible observers Livre said it was debate of the american Congress and the personal action of president Roosevelt Quot it said. The note added that a France and great Britain gain a definite advantage since Mastery of the seas and their financial resources permit them alone in fact to take delivery in american ports of products they need Quot they also find immense moral satisfaction since the vote at continued on Page two was expected a in. St. About 4 p. In. La from Haughe Sund i about 75 Miles below Bergen she would Cut into open sea a Ronal the Entrance to Lukken fjord. Below Stavanger still furth1 continued on Page two corporations face charges of fraud continued on Page two a a a a famous Massachusetts tech geologist Dies at Brookline brookline., nov. S a up a or. Waldemar Lindgren internationally known geologist and for 21 years head of the department of geology at Massachusetts Institute of technology died Early today at his Home Here. The was 70 years old. Pittsburgh. Nov. 3.�?of a a Federal grand jury investigating building costs in Pittsburgh indicted 13 corporations and 45 individuals today on charges of conspiracy to defraud the Federal government. Acting u. S. Attorney George a Shank said the indictment charged a fraud on the government that May total 1500,000. The jury we As recessed after the indictments were returned but m. Nell Andrews a special assistant to the la. S. Attorney general who has been in charge of the monthlong inquiry asked judge f. P. Shoonmaker to reconvene the jury at Quot the proper new development Rocky mount nov. 3�? Pic City manager l. B. Aycock said today development of a 25-i acre Riverside Park hero would i begin soon with is,073 in tedium t buds. Durham Man re elected to head Telephone group Greensboro. Nov. pm the North Carolina Independent Telephone association which tonight concludes its two Day convention at Sedgefield inn. Re elect a k. Ii. Hauner Durham As president and chose k. O. Freeman Aberdeen As vice president at this mornings business session. La. D. Holderness Tarboro was elected Secretary and treasurer and w. A. Carpenter Hickory was added to the Board of directors. The other directors Are t. A. Tilden High Point h. W. Dewey Elizabeth City and l. D. Col Traue jr., Concord. Mineral prices raised Raleigh. Nov. 3.�? up a the War state geologist h. J. Bryson said today has increased the demand and raised the Price of metallic minerals found in North Carolina such As manganese Copper Zinc Aud Lead. Two months pass and War still a whisper by the associated press despite deadliest weapons in history or perhaps because of them the european War two months old today has lagged behind tile world mar. The conflict on the Western front has lacked tile huge casualty lists Battles with Hundred of thousands engaged and Swift mane vering that Mal ked the corresponding period of 1914. Only in the polish Campaign starting september i two Days before great Britain and France went to War against Germany were there any urge scale or decisive Battles. Casualties there were vastly greater than on the Western front but less than on the Eastern front in 1914. Kew casualties now dead and wounded in the opening Days of the world War were counted in the scores of thousands 1939 Western front reports count them in the Low hundreds Lei Man reported oui 196 killed and 356 wounded in the West up to october 17. The Royal air Force Only British service issuing casualty sum Marie re ported 122 d and up to last night. There have been no French casualty figures. Since great Britain and France declared War Germany a conquered Poland sunk an estimated 4 33.168 tons of Allied and Neutral shipping destroyed a British battleship and an aircraft Carrier and conducted a few scattered air raids on the British Isles and on British ships. Germany blockaded Britain and France have blockaded Germany by sea France has made a Short lived invasion of the Reich along the Western front and Britain has carried out a few air raids on German naval base. During the first two months of Cunt Uleu on in ago thu nazis prepped for Long figh tax figures show Reich financially Able i or Battle to end Berlin nov. 3 4b that German press published tax statistics today which it said showed the Reich was prepared financially to carry the War to Quot victorious tax revenues for the second Quarter of 1939�?july i to sept. 30 a were reported to Havi amounted to 6,1 79 ,000."oo Marks i approximately $2.47 1,960,Moo to which the newspaper said. Was 1.500,000,000 Marks about >1 during the same period last year. The High command meanwhile i and reconnaissance activity Quot of tie Western front. Release indians i citizens of India caught in this country by the War to Leavi without being treated a a Nenmei was announced today. Thirty Indian citizens Are to he taken to it the Netherlands Frontier. Dub official German Newi Agency commented that the Reich regarded the indians enemies Only technically and Quot by Force of a circumstance Over which they had no it held that India was being Quot dragged into the win against in will Quot and that Germany Felt in hostility against India Balkans Erke a it Horiat h e quarters also diet disclosed that the government a no intention of calling Bai for resettlement persons of gee Man origin or citizenship what live in Yugoslavia. Fuehrer hitlers resettlement plan whereby germans abroad it Are being called Home to Stab a bsh Homes in occupied areas Poland is being restricted temporarily to the Baltic states. It was indicated. These sources said that German w to had 11 eel for Gynn a a dons in the mild climate Yugoslavia probably would by unhappy in the More rigorous polish climate

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