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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - November 13, 1939, High Point, North Carolina Nazi planes Roar Over Paris Wea Klier fair tonight and tuesday slightly colder tonight the High Point Enterprise High Point the c enter of diversified manufacturing enterprises Al. 55�?no. Ill Mem Dek associated press High Point n. C., monday afternoon november 13, 1939 it aka service Price five cents allies Jar Hopes for peace a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a Moscow Parley deadlocked finns leave again anti aircraft fire repulses scouting Fleet second Early morn attack of week end spreads alarm Paris nov. 13.�? apr shilling air raid sirens sent h e civilian population of no is to cover Early today for to seventh time since the Ivar stalled and military sources announced later i i a Lianes had flown Over the ires. The announcement raid the Anet had been driven off by int 1-aircraft fire hut did not specify the number involved. Following this warning Roundel at 4.20 a. In. To 20 p in Munday est and in effect for in hour there was anti aircraft gunfire thin afternoon beginning in i 9 a. In i. I i the guns which ring Paris. A it i Iii mum ii in Fri j ii la 11 a a hut no alarm was sounded n parti. This mornings alarm was the cond Early morning warning of lie w Eek end one a Vine put City on the Alert for 70 min i Tea before Dawn saturday. I la i i i i Mil i ski Lounds of heavy anti aircraft ire could lie ii Aid today and he faint sound of air plane Mot irs was believed by observers to Lave come from Herman recon Lais Sanee planes attempting to approach Paris. The War ministry a morning loin in unique reported Only a Inlet night on the front As a Hole Jenera Raymond Pigeaud. A Livaniou commander and Holder it of the 0 mix de Suerre both irom the world War and this Par. Died of wounds in Val de j Trace Hospital last night. I the announcement by military int Bori ties of Ira the the rust if an a lated general in the to Breeks of War gave no details of j when or where he was wounded allies reply is expected of Maul Lake answer to peace proposal w it lion t Surprise by Mills in Michner Berun nov. 13 or a aug Horl Zed sources said today the British and French replies to the belgian Netherlands offer to tend a the in the european War were i line with recent Public internees in London and Paris and and caused no Surprise Here. Inspired press comment in both Irit Aln and France during the ast two Days forecast clearly. Lese sources said what the rely would lies namely a further dictation of the will to War. Der Herman official nows gency. Said political circlet a a Delate these notes differ neither i spirit nor Content from the me previously used by the Bindi government in the Hope of provoking the German in at destruction the same circles dub said Virther claim that a destruction i Germany is Britain s War aim lid that the mediation offer a alias sen sabotaged on the War front an increase i activity was noted As the b ran High command reported that con. On Page two Tiru killed n collision South carolinians crash into negroes car Spartanburg s. Cd nov. 13. Al pm a automobile collision on e Spartanburg Union Highway j lilt mile South of Here resulted death to three persons and j rious injury to three others yes Day. Tho dead were John Graham i owner of the Carolina Cash i Ain of dry goods stores with j a quarters Here mrs. Adel la i dwell Graham and mrs. Frank j Les of Spartanburg. Mrs. Giles husband and two Groes were seriously injured i e grahams and Gieses were in i e car the negroes in the other the Driver of the negroes car in. Detained while officers in-1 Ligated the crash. I two Hea Oki baby Savko by set in Cen this Bright now Normal 3-Vvooks-old baby son of or. And mrs. Emory Herron of Indian Springs tenn., was saved by a operation for removal of the second head at the base of the Normal head. Or. J. Statzer says the baby now is thriving. Soldiers open mass training Nill army Camps Iii soul ii and Northwest scene of military activity by Edw Ard e. Bomar Washington. Nov. 13.�?op a butlers at nine scattered army posts in the South and Northwest signalled today the full Start of mass training by the 40,000 troops to provide the nations first sizable in filed fighting Force since the world War. Five a a streamlined infantry divisions one cavalry division and auxiliary units will be put through four months of Field Maneu vers ordered after president Roosevelt proclaimed a limited National emergency meanwhile intensified training of other regulars and of National guardsmen is in full parallel moves to As work. Woman takes death instead of sentence Evanston hi., nov. Gig ppm mrs. Katherine Cochran til who believed she was scheduled to begin a Jim Lay jail in truce today for driving an automobile while intoxicated committed suicide yesterday. Detective William Owens said. Owens said that mrs. Cochran had left notes indicating she feared the disgrace of going to jail As a Drunken Driver. Other notes to two sister disclosed that she had mourned for her husband Robert Ever since death six years ago. Or s. T or bran did not know that officials planned to vacate tile jail sentence and impose a so of Fine instead thy in said police guard Auto factory w ing in e team threats Gause copa to i Ake Detroit precaution tank battalion a Pioneer anti tank battalion will be among the new auxiliary units. Its 310 officers Puiul men will handle 12 of the army s new 37 millimetre anti tank guns. The general staff expects that by March is the new smaller divisions of about 9,000 officers and men each will have been welded by Drill and War games into fighting forces such As the United states never has had except in four of the infantry divisions the n will concentrate at a Central Point such As the Desoto National Forest in Mississippi or fort Ben Ings ga., for the first peacetime Maneu vers As a corps. Hange plans when this training is finished. These divisions will return to their permanent stations and four others. Organized in the meantime will be put through Maneu vers. Of Congress provides the funds the Winter training will he Given annually. Tho regulars were mobilized smoothly enough War department reports indicated. The first division which massed at fort Benning. Ga., moved from its posts in the Northeast largely by troop ship from new York to Charleston a c. The second division concentrated at fort Sam Houston san Antonio tex., the third at fort Lewis wash., the fifth at Camp Mcclellan ala., and the sixth at Camp Jackson s. The first cavalry division concentrated at fort Bliss. Texas and the auxiliary corps troops at fort Bragg n. And fort Knox ky., with a few at Camp Ord Calif. The pickets no Othi Detroit nov. 13.�? a police. Warned of a possible Baek to work movement and reinforced picket lines at four plants of Chrysler corporation gathered Lluch Strong about the plants this morning but had nothing to do but watch the usual picketing activities. Foremen and maintenance men who have continued to report Dur tie up which has kept an cd too too workers Idle j than a month passed the As usual without incident is reported for work. James f. Dewey Federal labor conciliator and Arthur e Bali chairman of the state labor Board 1 reconvened contract negotiations today after a week end recess. Several major issues remain to be settled though Dewey reported Progress has been made. Pleads in not ence Harrisburg. Pa., nov. 13. Up a David l. Larence Pennsylvania democratic hair in a u. Pleaded innocent today to charges of blackmail Aud selection of a jury was begun for the third in a series of trials resulting from a grand jury investigation of charges brought against several prominent democrats a year ago. One by k miser Milwaukee to file on the woes of Uncle same a illicit still Hunters Federal alcohol tax unit agents Lane Maloney added this message from two of men a Deer ran in front of our car while we were driving North on Highway 53. To Miles North of Rice Lake was. Deer killed. Car wrecked. Send us another quake Felt in Northwest Large portion of w a to n jarred by biggest Shock Iii years Seattle. Nov. 13�? up a an earthquake described by uniter sity of Washington geologists As the heaviest in their seismographs records rocked Large areas of the Pacific Northwest i shortly before Midnight. The Seismograph registered the Shock at 11 48 p. In. 2 48 a. Rn., Mon i Day est. Officials and businessmen in Portland Tacoma Seattle. Van i louver b. And other cities surveyed damage caused by the Shock that lasted approximately one minute. Damage however was not sex ported to be great consisting j mostly of cracked Walls in some buildings broken water Mains and broken Power lines. None injured a Check by state and other officials indicated no one was in Jared. In All parts of Seattle residents i rushed to the streets in their night attire and Many spent the remainder of the night in Auto Camps. I a Corner Section of the na-1 tonal Bank of Washington in j Tacoma weighing approximately 2ri0 pounds crashed six floors Jinto an Alley. Home plaster dam i j age was reported in the state Capitol at Olympia. N. M. Breck Capitol watchman said it Felt As a though the i whole building was jumping up 1 j and Down. He said it broke i some Glass by did no serious i damage. Olympia reported hundreds of persons fled into the streets. Wide Arra the quake appeared to extend i Over an area from Portland j i North through Longview a Ber j i Deen and the Grays Harbor Dis j i strict Tacoma Seattle Everett con. On la be two Barracks of Hitler s elite guard destroyed by flames k r e Ubungen Switzerland. Nov. 13 to a a Large Barrack of Adolf Hitler s elite guard the Schat Staffel burned during the i night at Konstanz. Germany. Just across the Frontier from Kreuz a Lingen. Telephone service Between Kon i Stanz and Kreuz Lingen and Alii other communications were Cut j shortly before the fire was of i served from the Swiss Side of the i i Border. Baltic nation stands ground on concessions late modifications might restrain delegation Erkko Helsinki nov. 13.�? apr the finnish foreign office announced today that its delegation in Moscow would leave for Home tonight suspending the lengthy negotiations by which Russia has been seeking concessions from Finland. The foreign office announcement was made shortly after 2 p. Rn., 8 a. Rn., e. S. To previously foreign minister Al Jas Erkko had said that Only a last minutes modification of soviet demands for territorial concessions i could prevent recall of the finns i from Moscow. The negotiations were initiated october 7 after Russia had won concessions from Latvia Estonia and Lithuania strengthening her j military position in the West and North. Dea Diak ked a there Are no indications that further Progress through negotiations is possible Erkko said in an interview. A there is a last minute Chance but we have come so far it is asked whether the negotiations might be resumed later in event of a breakdown Erkko replied a that depends on the foreign minister did not specify the Points on which the 1 negotiations were stalled. Observe ers expressed belief however that the stumbling blocks were rus i a la s demands for a naval base on finnish territory at the Entrance to the Gulf of Finland and revision of the Southern Border Between the two countries on the Karelia isthmus. Finnish comparison Erkko hinted at this interpretation when he said to an american Newspaperman a i believe there is a place called Sandy Hook outside new York Harbor. How would you like to hand that Over to some one a he shrugged off As a part of the game Quot a week end barrage of russian press attacks on Finland s obstinacy a but added a when press attacks Are inspired we have to take them into consideration As part of the British reply insists nazis restore land Churchill harsh in re stating fight to end a a it i to through barbed wire passing through barbed wire entanglements Premier edouard Dander right of France is pictured on a recent tour of the Western front. He was accompanied by mayor Frey left of Strasbourg. Netherlands minister discounts invasion fear making first speech in office de Geer says reports from abroad cause alarm the Hague the Netherlands nov. 13.�? apr Premier Dirk Jan de Geer told the Netherlands today a there is not a single ground for uneasiness in the nation or Empire despite a Many rumours causing alarm in the past few Days. A a. A. A making first radio speech i Ince he became prime minister soviet press opens attack on Finland issues warning the russian press comment in a eluded a warning front the news-1 paper trud soviet Trade Union Organ that Finland is playing a a i dangerous games w hich a May have grave an article in the red Fleet russian naval newspaper said that to protect Leningrad the soviet must gain control of both sides of the Gulf of Finland As Well As finnish areas on the arc a tic coast West of Murmansk. All russian newspapers also carried a dispatch by taws official j soviet news Agency accusing the finns of intensifying their Aiti tilde of a in the Moscow negotiations. Moscow. Nov. 13. A a Russia waged a Campaign of a press pressure upon Finland today after disclosure of widespread russian naval demands upon the finns. Soviet newspapers printed a Long official news Agency dispatch from Helsinki painting a Nind gloomy picture of conditions there and predicting that the finnish government would reject russian the dispatch alleged that there had been frequent conflict Between the men of the regular finnish army and reservists be cause the reservists favored agreement with Moscow. Lat summer de Geer said the fear of imminent dangers for the Netherlands was caused by reports circulated abroad and by Quot certain measures of our % the belligerent nations he said have the darkest expectations about the intentions of their enemies and think of their own safely. Thus de jeer said they prepare Tor the worst suppose that he worst already is at hand and Quot in Good Faith easily believe that lie violation of our neutrality is Usy hol Huv a therefore i advise you to gird yourself against this belief a he London nov. 13.�? apr authoritative British quarters asserted today that King Georges reply to the nether lands belgian peace move meant Britain would a insist Ion. Full reparation of wrongs done by Germany to her Small it was also reported that Brit ish russian Trade negotiations j have reached the Point of a a change of lists of commodities to be sold under Anc a ii reached Britain showed no sign of Hope i that a peace making Germany would step through the door technically left ajar by the King s j response. Churchill dubious a caustic speech by Winston Churchill first lord of the admiralty just a few hours after the King replied showed Bow slender the present chances for peace w Ere considered. The Picas again recited Britain s broadly j stated alms and called attention i to a Nio a specific proviso in French president Albert Lebrun s answer to Queen Wilhelmina and j King Leopold a that Germany should repair a the injustices j High Force has imposed on Austria. Czecho Slovakia and to i Adolf Hitler has said repeatedly that Germany would make no peace which called for restoration of Poland As an Independent state their answers to the proposal of King Leopold and Queen evil Helmina just one week ago that they help the embattled Powers find a Way to peace were mad yesterday by King George and i president Lebrun. To consider King George said Britain would give a most Earnest consideration Quot to any German proposals which j might a afford real Prospect of achieving Britain s avowed aim to halt German but Churchill declared the allies would fight a until the other Side have had he. Too listed restoration of Poland and Seeho slovak to As an aim of j the allies. The British sovereigns answer j sent after consultations with the Dominion governments and France Drew on the words of prime minister Chamberlain for id. A and remember that neutrally also requires a certain state of con. On Page two the news Agency Tass predicted that the finns could not con. On Page two de goer said that Hollands own defense measures had been misinterpreted and a it would he a Atal error on our part to conclude from these measures that threats to our frontiers had he decal ared that recent Netherlands precautions a for the strengthening and intensifying of our mobilization were necessary because the tension on the West con. Outrage two Princess sues aged English lord Harp Rothe Mere owes fees for services As foreign representative London nov. 13�? Are lord Rothe Mere testified today that he had paid Princess Stefanie Hohenlohe Waldenburg about $250,000, from 1932 to 1938 and said he a thought she a treating me with an utter Lack of chivalry when she sent gifts and also the Hills for them. Rothe Mere testifying in defense against the Princess suit for alleged breach of contract. Said he had paid her a considerably More than �51.000 before retirement in 1938 when he was 70 and a did not contemplate any More political mis j Sions such As those for which j he had employed the Princess. It Harges contract broken the Princess a hungarian charges that Rothe Mere noted i publisher had broken a contract by which she said she was to receive �5,000 about $20,000 annually for acting As political representative in Europe. Rotherie re said he offered to t contribute to funds for Restora. Ion of the hapsburgs because a Hungary w As so poor that she Ould not reestablish a monarchy without a proper income a and added a it was a great pity it did no to come he said Campaign for Tien ship with nazi Germany a was before Hitler ran amok and retorted a i am not a sover i Ign state yet when asked if he Princess had acted As a am beat to the draw he denounced As a a preposterous the suggestion that to had agreed to keep the Princess a for Lite rest of her life a and added a there was no Opportunity it a giving her Money because she was always asking for a the Princess a he continued. A would become dumb if she did no to talk about Money. She v As always pestering and badgering me so i sent her away to Budapest and a but it surely was a Little Tough on Hitler x x a a asked Lite Princess attorney. \ do its mistake a ooh urn not Rothe Mere replied a Hitler richly deserved it. In 1935 i thought Hitler really wanted peace above everything. I was wrong and so was half the the publisher agreed that when the Princess went to Berlin on behalf he a expected her to live a hut denied that he Ever told Hor a i never let a woman �?�1 never say that sort of Ihirg a he continued three Meh killed when plane crashes on football trip farm Haven. Miss., nov. 13. Ltd a an Aerial football trip ended in disaster near Here yesterday when three men crashed to death in flumes. The victims were Pilot Syd nor Hall 32. West Memphis ark., Public Utility executive if. P. Thompson 33, Jagt a Angeles cal., business Man and Elkins Crawford 32, West Memphis insurance broker. The Light plane was one of a party of three aircraft which left Memphis saturday for lie Alabama Tulane football game at new Orleans and took off yesterday on the return flight. Kuhn 5 Ole handler of bund funds testimony reveals Jerman Silt attacked London nov. 13. A i pm the air ministry announced today that a Royal air Force plane attacked a German submarine yesterday dropping a Salvo of bombs one of which a appeared to the Pilot to make a direct .�?� Veteran judge Dies Philadelphia nov. 13.-i/p judge John k. Walsh of municipal court who once sen lanced Al Capone to a year in ail for carrying a pistol died today. He was 59 and had been ii for seven weeks. La served the municipal court 18 years. New York. Nov. 13.�?uy testimony that Fritz Kuhn Stocky Leader of the German american Rune a the Only official permitted to withdraw funds from a certain Hank account of the bund was offered today at trial on charges of misusing $5,041 of bund Money. Sections of the bund Constitution showing the virtually unlimited authority vested in its a a fuehrer also were read into the record. The Hank account was opened by tile bund Iii the Yorktown Branch of the manufacturers Trust company in May. 1937, when the organizations National Headquarters Frere moved from Detroit to new York. Irm ukes Opy through Sebastian distiller chief clerk of the Hank Branch assistant District attorney Hetman j. Mccarthy got into evidence a copy of a bund Resolution Abed with the Hank in open lug the account As an unincorporated organization. The Constitution provided however that the bund president and the National treasurer were jointly responsible for the disbursement of All funds. Opening of the trials third Day before general sessions judge James j. Wallace and a jury was delayed while the court imposed the death sentence on a Young negro convicted of participating in a murder. Klein impassive Gray Lively the r bullit the siding on tit it iou. Leader Kuhn wearing i Ness suit Sal Impat counsel table Durini from the bund which provided that it was to a exercise general supervision Quot of its affairs. The Constitution gave Kuhn Power to interpret All Laws relating to the bund and to decide All controversies subject Only to reversal by the organizations National arbitration Hoard among the bund a purposes. As stated in its Constitution. Were a to uphold the Laws of the United states respect the Flag and institutions of the United states promote Goodwill lasting Friendship and beneficial relations Between the United states and Germany to defend Mother e o to n t r y Germany against base defamation wilful lies and poisonous malice made through ignorance or malice a and to combat anti German pro mine i frowned Hen i Anions Span collapses Mcallen. Tex., nov. 13.-- it it sudden collapse of the International Bridge at the end of the nit Kle plated Roud to hell dumped nine persons into the Rio Grande last night. Francisco Delgado 30, of Edinburg tex., is missing and feared drowned. Eight persons escaped drowning or being crushed to death in the wreckage. Two cars Torero plunged into the water As twin cables at each end of the Bridge snapped. Firemen dragged the River for possible victims after hearing reports that others went Down with the Span. Mro too Bridge the $50, Bridge built in 1928 and reconstructed in 1933, connected Reynosa me., with the american Border. It was the terminus of the costly 11-mile Highway from Mcallen to Reynosa a rip roaring Border town in the Days of american prohibition. Rio Grande Valley residents facetiously culled it the Nickle plated Road to hell. Two men passenger in the two cars known to have the ii us Dolored water Are near death. They Are a bund i no Amador of Hargill. Tex., and Anasta Cio Espinosa of Edinburg one of Delgado a three companions. Four others were Hurt slightly. Four other automobiles at the american toll Gate rolled Down the River Hank hut stopped Short of the water

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