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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - November 16, 1939, High Point, North Carolina W e a i ii e r partly Cloudy tonight and Friday. The High Point Enterprise High Point the Center of diversified manufacturing enterprises vol. 55�?no. 52 1 member associated dress High Point. N. C., thursday afternoon november 16, 19.19 compete sea service Price five cent Germany Aims at British supremacy a a a a a a a a a a a k a a last minute Bolle Tims Capone in Hospital Baltimore nov. 16. Map a Al Capone entered Union memorial Hospital today for observation and treatment. His physician or. Joseph e. Moore declined to discuss the Case but Hospital officials Haiti Capone was admitted under his own name. He arrived at tile institution after noon accompanied by several men understood to Lee relatives. Hospital officials said they believed lie had been driven Here from the Federal Penitentiary at Lewisburg pa., from which he was released this morning. Smith to talks St in do Haton , la., not. I us Ltd a sheriff Newman la. The Bret ton announced that or. Fame Monroe Smith former Louii it India stale i diversity president attempted to rom Mil suicide thu morning in Ilia jail cell by a dashing Ilia foot with a razor Blade. Smith was helped u let i to in taken to the late penitent teary tomorrow to it Ere sen tent is totalling from eight to ult yearn for misuse of a a Clisol fit Nils. Delta Otton said Smith was in a very weakened come it Ion but not in Flanger of death. Smith bed was covered with blood Ami he a in a Bat lit ii ii into which water a running when he a Diacovo Vereti by a jail attendant who went to serve him Toffee. Pity Siena ii called by the abet Iff found that Smith s mood pressure had Taro Pic etl from ills Normal i til to nil. A transfusion will lie Neces Star if ids byte it Nee tire Doe not build up quickly they said. Allowance i t Washington nov. 16.�?cpi a a Coin me Roe department spokesman said today the ouster of major general t. Q. Ashburn from the presidency of the Inland Waterways corporation resulted from the rutting off of the general a $5,000-a-year personal expense account. The spokesman said the allow Atlee which Ashburn had been drawing in addition to his fit Khi annual salary was disallowed shortly after the Cor my ration was transferred from the War department to the rom me fee department Oft duly i. Sti dents in k kid it \ Liao la. Nov. 16.�? fat a four students of Ary High school were injured when their school by overturned on a country Road about six Miles from Here today. The injured were listed a Mirl Robert son Pressley Franklin Oil or Robinson and Raymond Dean. None was seriously injured. A Lam an of memorial Washington nov. Ih.�?4.11 a a Burlington n. �,., delegation urged the Interior department today to designate he site of tile revolutionary War Battle of Alamance Iii North Carolina As a National memorial. Soviet press intensifies attack on Finland Iron cavalry stumped great Britain also target of communists estonian newspaper quoted As reporting finns hurting selves by a obduracy Moscow nov. 16.�? apr the soviet russian press intensifying attacks on Fin supreme court Justice Butler is taken by death president Roosevelt appointees will have majority in highest court Washington nov. 16.�? apr associate Justice Pierce Butler of the supreme Nish foreign policy today i court died Tod Visna this 66th infantry tank literally was a Stum i necks. Tank trapping was part o 11�?o i Quot b y the obstacle of tree trunks built by the 5th Engi i s Ai my demonstration at fort Belvoir a. Reconstruction of Lagunilla will be denied Capone whereabouts unknown freed today car to los Venezuela nov. Id. A up a informed Quarter said today the venezuelan government would forbid reconstruction of the Stilt supported shanty town of a Tgu Nillas on Lake Morar Ailt which was destroyed monday night by a Dis. Astro us fire. The Village had Long teen Ranii do Rcd a fire tap it was said hut efforts to remove the inhabitants to new Homes on the Shore of the Lake had Protist futile. Exact figure on the number of dead remained unavailable As authorities Coni inned lie search for Bodle. The Maracaibo press estimated that Lino had perished hut the government press indicated lie actual number might in Les. Condolences were received by Lite venezuelan foreign minister from representative of numerous foreign government. It a announced that Hie papal Nuncio at a arara bad been instruct re to convey a message of sympathy from Pope Pius i and to Send the apostolic Bene diction to the families of hit victims. Hain Storr Tan voided Ati Anta not. 16�?the Georgia supreme court Imlay ruled void the Chain store tax levied by the City commissioner of Columbus declaring the tax to be a discriminatory confiscatory arbitrary and urn in Holte Home w Ashington not 16�?< 11 a president Roosevelt arranged to leave Imlay for a weekend at i Home at Hyde Park. N. A a a and accordingly advanced Tho usual Friday Cabinet meeting to this afternoon. Violated crop act Asheville nov. 16.�?ll�? the Federal grand jury indicted cig lit Cleveland county Cotton grower and winners today on charges of violating the i ohm aaa aet. The Hill named a defendant e. Y. Spangler. A. P. Spangler. Worth Spangler la. Ii. Spangler c. R. Spangler Ell. Spangler a. L. Spangler and l. J. Spangler. Vic head elec Ted Charleston. S. Nov. 16. A i ply or. Charles e. Rolling of Richmond va., was elected president general of the United daughters of the confederacy Imlay at its convention Here. She succeeds mrs. Walter i. Lamar of Macon ga., who took a rap yesterday at Winston Churchill first lord of the British admiralty for what she termed a a gratuitous insult Quot to the South in a recent speech. Krepps to enlarge Herlin not. 16.�?-cp�?the Friedrich Krupp company of Essen Germany a largest munitions maker has floated a four and per cent loan of 40,-000.000 Marks $16,000,000 to finance Plant enlargement. The loan la to Ruu to year. South Carolina Highway employee Dies in Accident Rock Hill s. C., nov. 16- to a Lowry t. Shillinglaw 65. A i construction Foreman with the late Highway department was killed today when struck by a truck. State Highway patrolman t. Vav. Herrick said Shillinglaw. Who had been connected with the Highway department since its organization some 22 years ago was marking Timber to be replaced on the Catawba River Bridge Between Here and Charlotte n. C., when the Accident occurred. Derrick said the truck Driver gave his name As Wesley Messer. Former Gangland overlord liven unconditional release from prison Washington nor. 16.�? up a Al Capone Chicago a fabulous gang overlord in the Lush Days of j i inhibition went free today after i seven years in prison a but w hat that Freedom meant to him other than removal of the Handcuffs and an end to barred cells Federal a prison authorities refused to disclose. The ailing a Oscar face was Given his unconditional release at Law Isburg pa., Penitentiary in the Early hours of the Day according to director James v. Rennet of the a Federal prison Bureau. Rut then j he disappeared still in company j of Federal officer a As effectively i As if to had been put once again j behind the grim Walls of Alcatraz. Hours after his release was effected Herm it gave this acc Oil it i a lox de Capone who had been held in i terminal Island prison California. For to Mouths after having been removed from Alcatraz be i i cause of ill health he was re a ported suffering from Paresis a j brain disease arrived at Lewis i Burg pa., Early today. There he was Given his �?ouncon-1 edition Al release. He was not met i j by relatives although there were a a Lions he was to be met soon to afterwards by his brother Capone. He was Given a clothes but not the $10 Ca warily handed to Federal upon discharge. He had been taken prison through to but when he left by another Gate company of fed Ralph suit old Ord i convicts it into the main Entrance was probably Aud still in the ral officers. For Warden Henry c. Hill. Or. George Hess chief medical officer at terminal Island and another official went with him. The former gangster who had nerved Lime for income tax Law violations was not handcuffed. He was guarded for his own Protection although Leunett said polio closes Fayetteville City schools fax Etter Ille nov. 16. Pic Fayetteville Public school were ordered close a a precautionary measure Talay after two Rase of infantile paralysis had been reported from the Hay mount grammar school. Or. J. Knot of Raleigh stat epidemiologist said la disease was not considered epidemic in lie cooler months Aud that tile two Case Here Wen probably in menial or a Kina dec hut City authorities derided to take precaution. Children under is were banned from attending moving picture shows. Sunday school and other gatherings. Those in charge of Fayetteville a sesquicentennial Celebration w hich i gins sunday after months of prepare soon decided to continue with their plan although they feared the discovery of the two Rase would have an Adverse effect. Or. Knox and or. I. I. Foster Cumberland county health officer said Young children should in kept away from tin Celebration Lait expressed the opinion that adult could attend All the events in perfect safety. No Date for reopening tile a Bool was fixed. Ainoi too pupils Are affected by the closing. Oil of la Case developed about two week ago Ami the Oiler a week ago hut they were not diagnosed As polio Illy Litis until yesterday. One of the victim is about 12 and the other h. Quoted an estonian newspaper As saying that Finland so a obduracy Xiv a s impairing her relations with the u. S. Is. R. In a dispatch from Tallinn. J Tass official russian news Agency. Said the estonian newspaper us Pestl had criticized Finland s military preparations and urged that she a regulate relations with her great Eastern neighbor As soon As Herting herself a Finland is hurting herself no one can deny that Quot the dispatch quoted the paper As saying. In another dispatch from Helsinki capital of Finland. Tass charged that finns were being taught to a hate re Slans with the encouragement of a the English Bourgoise Quot these attacks reminiscent of soviet newspaper comment preceding the russian March into Poland two months ago. Were interpreted by foreign observers As part of a Campaign to induce Finland to Grant russian demands for territorial concessions. At the same time great Britain was the object in pravda communist party newspaper which commented on a deplorable conditions in India under Rolt ish Rule. Pravda said that India had the a largest army of unemployed 1 i in the world and that 92 per j cent of the population wag Miter i ate. In the Helsinki dispatch. Tass declared that finnish a or Catlon Ary elements were fostering an j a Santl soviet policy and preach j ing a doctrine of a hate in the t army and in the schools. A the leaders of the Antl soviet j Campaign of lies Are the most i reactionary elements who Are dreaming of spreading the hound Aries of Finland All the Way to i the reals 111 Russia the Dis a Patch declared adding that a the i English Bourgoise has supported this anti soviet denied that Russia had i made any a a impossible demand during recent negotiations with Inland which were suspended j last monday by recall of a Fin i Nash Mission from Moscow. I in Helsinki it was indicated that the talks would not be re suited unless the russians Pio a video a new basis for negotiations presumably modification i of their demands for readjust ment of frontiers near Leningrad i and naval bases in Northern Fin a land and at the Mouth of the Gulf of Finland. Tass said that the finnish gov i eminent had tried to mislead world opinion by falsely Declar ing it wanted an agreement with j Moscow the dispatch said however that a wide masses of the i population Are striving to establish Friendly relations with the j soviet. In the immediate cause of the at ack apparently was the finnish government s action in con fiscal ing an Issue of the Magazine j Soic Htu which has printed Are. Tides Friendly to Rusia. I the soviet press Campaign also scored the United states for i her a anxiety concerning pin-1 land. The 73-year-old Justice entered a Hospital for treatment of bladder trouble last sum Mer and with the exception of two weeks when he was Able to return to his Home he had i remained there since. His death. Meant that president Roosevelt a appointees would be in the majority on the court. Or. Roosevelt has named four of those on the nine Man tribunal. Butler was a Democrat but officials of the Roosevelt administration had termed him one of the two a a conservative members of the court the other being Justice James c. Mcreynolds. Although Butler was the third oldest of the justices chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes like Mcreynolds. Is 77 a he had been reported in robust health during the term of court which ended last june. Dissenter Butler ranked next to Mcreynolds As the tribunals leading dissenter. Major decisions to which Butler dissented last term included rulings holding constitutional the 1938 agricultural adjustment act. Holding that a group of private Power companies could not attack the constitutionality of the Tennessee Valley authority Power program and that a state May impose an income tax on salary received by Federal employees. Butler was the Only Catholic on the court. Forgiving Are or. Butler and the following children Pierce Butler jr., William Butler Francis Butler Al of by. Paul Leo Butler and miss Margaret Butler of Washington and mrs. Edward k. Dunn of Baltimore. Death came so suddut Illy that neither his doctor nor members of the family were present. The attending nurse called the doctor. Flags in front of the supreme court building were soon lowered to half staff. Hohn in log Cabin born in a Minnesota log Cabin Butler practice Law at St. Paul until appointed to the court in 1922 by president Harding a Republican because he had been attorney j for several railroads and Many Cor i Intra Hon. Several midwestern progressives fought his confirms 1 Hon by the Senate. They contended he would be a reactions y. Sitting on the Bench he frequently asked questions while at continued on Page two Hanes denies tax plan set says Eccles speech did not reflect administration or Treasury Early supporter of Hitler in Switzerland can to Tell Why he left the third Reich Lucerne Switzerland nov. 16 of Fritz Thyssen German steel magnate and an Early supporter of Adolf Hitler was in Switzerland today for an a indefinite stay with his wife and one child ii was discovered yesterday he is at the Locarno hotel in this resort near the italian Frontier. Thyssen barred from talking politics by the Laws of Neutral Switzerland controlling foreign residents replied by Telegram to a request for information concerning Why he left Germany a i infinitely regret i am unable to give the information you Washington nov. Is. It a John whanes acting Treasury Secretary asserted today the administration had not decided on a tax program and that recon i menu sons for higher taxes made by chairman m. S. I of the Federal Reserve Board not represent official views. Hanes talking to reporters had i this to say about recommendations made by Eccles in a speech fat St. Louis last week a Well say i Don t think he spoke for the administration. A i doubt seriously if he spoke for Congress. A i am certain he did t speak for the Treasury a the acting Secretary said the administration had an a open mind about taxes and was still studying suggestions from thousands of business men and particularly wanted to study the prospects for increased Revenue from present tax rates. Haying that cosiness prospects for the next six months were i a optimistic a Hanes expressed belief that present tax rates probably would yield considerably More Revenue. The former Wall Street broker grinning despite a wrenched right i Arm As the result of a Squash game last night said he saw no signs of any serious business setback this Winter although he looked for a moderate seasonal slackening after the Peak of Christmas shopping although Hanes would not say just what parts of the Eccles recommendations he did not like informed sources indicated the was particularly disturbed by Eccles recommendation for restoration of a modified tax on undistributed corporate profits. I Ter Heer licenses Raleigh nov. 16. Up a Edgar h. Bain state director of the Beer Industry a Campaign to a clean tip or close said today he had flied petitions with the Wake Guilford Catawba and Buncombe county hoards of commissioners asking revocation of retail Beer licenses of one dealer in each of those Conn t for. Peace moves Are walked by assertion no peace terms to offer until objective has been achieved by Melvin k. Whiteleather Berlin nov. 16.�? a i a an authoritative source announced today that Germany had decided to a fight lint British supremacy in the world is j Germany tins c one Sald Quot will have no peace terms to offer until a Victory has been the statement was made it connection with the German re ply to the mediation offer of the Netherlands and Belgium and it answer to to question a Whit might. Germany a peace terms be a a not Germany s reply to the med Hon offer made orally by t foreign minister Joachim v Ribbentrop. Was a polite Franz von Papen German ambassador to Ankara Saidye Ter Day that Germany was fighting to a avoid a repetition of the tragedy of Versailles and to build a better a it is no longer a question German peace terms a the b unofficial stated. A Bruch a question might be raised in Paris and London but not in Berlin. We Are far beyond that and there will he no peace terms until we reach us Cess. We Are As ready to fight As we were for this source said there was speculation throughout the world Over Why Germany did not attack. Tho speculators assert we need to attack to keep up morale a a said a for we must attack the Southeast for foreign minister i von Ribbentrop needs a Success to show the fuehrer. No fear a we have no fear of attacking j but intend to let military judg intent choose the time and not Tobe goaded info it by foreign pro his statement emphasized that a it a would be a great mistake fori the outside world to get the impression there was weakness Eccles today communique of the German High command was confined to four words a no special events German sea warfare is More a five than communique indicate the official German new Agency dub asserted discounting British and French claim of mice against German submarines. Dub said an a uninterrupted flow of reports reached German i s Ter Day and today of i British shipping losses. A meal of the vessels were not specified however annoy in fluent a Erduy that one submarine had reached Peru after sinking 26.000 tons of enemy a a limited picture of actual German sue. Ceases Quot the Agency declared. Washington nov. 16 a a Secretary Ickes said today he longed for the time he can take an armoured tank Down a a truck infested Quot Highway a bumping these pests from the advising americans to mend their Highway manners so As to attract foreign visitors the Interior department chief said in an address prepared for the convention of the american automobile association Quot we would like canadians and latin. Americans to visit the United states and we would like even More americans to visit can Ada and vastly More to visit latin a in then saying that a we should not undertake to induce tourist to come to this country if the it ire to be disappointed a Ickes died a few idiosyncrasies which might he corrected to make american motor travel More attractive. He said inst Ling d Irving metropolitan up a traffic Light. By without which the Motorist would hardly know a town existed. A Home motorists when they approach such traffic Lane lines seem to imagine that they Are tight rope walkers. Quot the lord of the Highway is the truck Driver. I have promised some Day to give myself the pleasure of driving Down a truck infested Road in the biggest armoured tank i can find and humping these pets from the Road. A but what particularly annoys me on a Holiday or week end trip is to see emerge out of the Dis malice a Leviathan that has just had a litter of motor cars that m is transporting from the lying in factory ill advocated that trucks lie a Reed from main highways on holidays and week ends Aud that transporting new automobiles Over highways he totally prohibit Al Union to Call out 35, Hio of to per cent increase not granted Hollywood nov. 16.�?lf a the threat of a general walkout of 35,000 american federation of labor worker to motion picture studios faced the film Indus try today. Unless All Al Union men working in the studios Are granted a wage increase of to per cent by 2 30 p. In Post next monday there will be a general walkout of the Al workers the Fol a a ,.i lion wide news service lowing morning Union leaders i_., said. William Bioff chairman of the newly formed conference of studio unions an Al organization delivered the Union ultimatum after a producer labor committee meeting which lasted nearly two hours. Twelve thousand technicians bearing cards under the Al International glance of theatrical a in my judgment a minimum i de. I stage employees Are already Ben Speed Law is even More justify a likes told the association that a fitting by the to per cent wage Able and necessary than a Maxi the Federal government hoped to increase. Bioff declared the 2 4,. Mum Speed Law overcome in the near future an too additional Al workers a will a there Are too Many hamlets Adverse travel Trade balance of Benefit by the wage increase or Jiu Ilia urn led slate that affect a More Sihau 11 us Usu too annually. It none Chicago nov 16.�?- a the bookies loudspeakers were As silent As a Tomb today. In thousands of betting rooms from coast to coast the voices re i laying information from the nation s race tracks were missing i for the first time in Many years. A rendered inarticulate by the dissolution of nationwide news service inc., a vast wire network the loudspeakers remained As silent testimonial to Federal opposition to the Bookie business. On orders from m. L. Andrien Berg and his associates in in who acted Nee a Tise of government opposition the flow of turf information to clients throughout the nation Canada and Cuba w As stopped la i night. Many bookies apparently viewed the development As a Challenge to their ingenuity and started devising new methods of getting turf news. Some planned to relay turf information from track to bet to Fig Parlours by private wire others expected to payoff on the basis of reports in newspapers or racing publications. Air mall was even considered by one group. Britain s Navy greatly Superior to Germany s London nov. 16.�?dp a figures showing great Britain a overwhelming superiority in numbers Over the German Navy were published today in the latest Issue of Jane a fighting ships authoritative British naval annual. Only in torpedo boats and submarines did Germany Lead. A comparative Tablet follows showing the class of vessel and i number possessed at the beginning of the War by Britain and Germany respectively capital ships 15, including two under reconstruction five. Aircraft carriers six none. Heavy cruisers 15 two. Other cruisers 43 including two under reconstruction six. Anti aircraft ships six including two under none. Torpedo boats none 12. Motor torpedo boats 26 30. Since the beginning of the War great Britain officially has acknowledged the loss of the aircraft Carrier courageous the battleship Royal Oak the submarine Oxley and an unidentified destroyer. Germany has acknowledged the loss of Only three sub Murines Britain s determination to maintain this advantage was shown by a construction program including nine battleships. Live cruisers and six aircraft cur Liers against Germany a four battleships. Four heavy cruisers Aud two aircraft carriers. Heavy programs of construction by France Britain and the United reconstruction j states were reported. Scant infer i mation on new naval building destroyers 179 22. Submarines a it 65. Was available and Japan. From soviet Russia emphasize Unity in wage hour Law Aini Mittee recommends stale follow n. In making inoperative pacts xxx \slv.-t��n. Nash the movement for greater co open at111ii but ? w ten Ilie fed rail and state governments in enforcement of the National wage Timur Law received impel us a committee at the sixth National labor legislation conference Here. The committee of which f. H. Shuford. North Carolina Laburl commissioner was chairman recommended other states follow North Carolina la working out cooperative agreements. Under Tho tar Heel agreement the state la Lair department Pilj work with the Federal department in making inspections amt Iii f sri at ions under the labor standards Law. I states had found it impossible to enter into agreements because of lie inability of slate governments to Advance funds on reimbursement basis. I recommended the i Ai Bor department. Lore the possibility of other financial arrangements. Shuford and a Rhett Harley i South Cai Olma labor Tommis of Stoner headed the Carolina i Ferenee called annually by Secretary Perkins. Others from the two states included Seth Brewer. Charlotte n. A. Of the textile xxx Orken i Wilson Raleigh. North Carolin i Fink Spencer president of the i labor Paul r. Christopher Spartanburg. S of the textile workers Union Ami a Loyal in i the South Carolina federation to. Labor capital Max so in Dies Laurens s. C., nov. Patrick la Mcgowan Peterm Washington correspondent Chi in a Hospital Here today after Brief illness. He was about a years old

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