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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - November 19, 1939, High Point, North Carolina Duke trips Carolina 13 to 3 we a i h e r a a cation a i rain today and tonight cooler monday the High Point Enterprise la in Gill Point the Center of diversified manufacturing enterprises vol. 55 Ino. 323 member associated dress High Point n. C., sunday morning november 19, 1939 Complete Nea service Price five cent dutch liner sunk by mine a a a a a a a a a a a k a a twelve czechs dead after nazi purge Nii Klein my his i i Cuba i i Era Sui no i r a Legal staff that is defending him in his trial on charges stealing funds of the German american bund. Bund Lead Fritz Kuhn is pictured in court following adjournment of s trial. I Eft to right seated Kuhn and chief defense coun-1, Peter Sabbatino. Standing left to right Walter Keegan Anthony armore and Sylvester Garamella. An. Norris disapproves defense appropriations unemployment agricultural distress need Relief says Nebraska legislator Washington nov. apr senator Norris Indio who usually supports administration legislation said play that he would oppose increased defense appropriations t the next session of Congress because he believed the Money Auld be spent More wisely for Relief of unemployment and agricultural distress. A Bank violates neutrality act allies reported making purchases through new York Federal Reserve new Youk. Nor. 18�? up a retie a of Quot unemployment and i the British and French govern voicing the opinion that enacted of the present neutrality at Ute had minimized the lances that this country would a come involved in the european a the Veteran Nebraska Legator said he thought Congress Iota old Al e its attention Prima by to Domestic. Problems. A if we did no to have any other jul Norris told reporters. Would t feel so strongly inst spending Large aunts for in army and Navy. But we us to atop the expenditures for in Ricu Tural distress eco rth conflict reports a to the amount that ingress May be asked to a probate for National defense Haw in highly conflicting some Well informed Legisla it a said they understood that resists for the army might to-1 $1,700,000,000 and those for p Navy $1,300,000,000 but detrimental experts have protest-1 that these figures were too High. In an interview today secrecy of War Woodring indicated Tat the War departments an Al budget would exceed $700,- >0.000 compared to this year s pure of approximately $459,-00,000. Without mentioning any specimen. On in sgt two Utch tragedy climaxes i till week of War by the associated press eleven weeks of War at sea in climaxed yesterday by the ors disaster of its kind since in conflict s beginning a the liking by a mine of a Neutral Nee with official sources fear i. The loss of 140 lives in id g women and children. The sinking of the ship the the lands Steamer Simon Boli or ended a week of sea raid g that stretched from the it Aat of England to the East last of Africa invading the Luau Ocean for the first time of threatening Cleat Britain in Tai Quot lifeline to her colonies. The British admiralty charged in Simon Bolivar with 400 perms aboard bad been sunk by mine Laid in Trade lanes by in germans without notification Neutral shipping. It we As the Oil. On Dago two ments Are making payment for wartime purchases in the United states through the new York Federal Reserve Bank it was reliably reported in Wall Street banking circles today. While some leading hankers defended the action of the Reserve Bank in paying out on order British and French funds for these purchases others asserted some competent Legal opinion Here raised the question of whether the Bank s action May not collide with International Law covering neutrality. Officials of the Reserve Bank who rarely talk for publication declined to comment and Bankers said the Reserve had undoubtedly received assurances that its action was Legal and proper. Those who raised the neutrality question said part of their interest naturally stemmed from the fact that the Reserve was doing we hat was formerly an important function of commercial and private Banks. The reserves action in making these payments for wartime purchases was said to Date from the passage by Congress of the revised neutrality Laws. Its action in paying out funds of the Bank of England arid the Bank of France does not represent a new policy in banking mechanism these hankers said but rather an absence of change of banking policy As the business of the Bank a customers changed from a peacetime to a wartime nature. Tension High after two Day treason drive a hot headed followers of Benes Quot blamed for Prague outburst Prague nov. 18.�? apr nazi a tons blazed anew today to claim the lives of three More czechs in the second Day of the drive in Prague against anti German demonstrators. Nine students were shot to death yesterday the three executed today were two policemen and an unidentified czech. The Berlin newspaper Deutsche All Gemelle Zeitung announced further that the German Law against treason had been imposed on the whole to Heinla moravian protectorate of which Prague is the leading City widening the Power of the nazi authorities. Serious penalty the Law makes crimes of Many acts not punishable under the old czech Law and provides serious penalties. The death sentence is applicable in extreme cases. Flags were lowered to half staff in mourning at the czechoslovak legation in Washington colonel Vladimir Durban minister of the vanished Republic said in a statement that fridays Quot arbitrary execution Quot of nine students Quot is further proof to the civilized world that Lebensraum living space for nazi Germany Means Todes Raum space for death for the rest of the German authorities issued a laconic announcement that the czechs shot today were executed for Quot acts of violence against a they declined to give the names of the persons involved or other details. Number arrested besides the execution of nine persons. It a it a a. Measures against the czechs included the arrest of Quot a Large number Quot and the closing of czech academies for three years. Authorities asserted the protectorate was Calm. They charged that the incidents which Drew nazi punishment were provoked by Quot hot headed followers of Benes Quot the latter a reference to former president Eduard Benes of the now vanished Republic of Czechoslovakia. These. Czechs one nazi said. Quot must learn Germany is in a state of approval reported in Berlin the authoritative continued on rage two blasts shake London London nov. 18. A Ltd a three Sharp explosions blamed by authorities on members of the outlawed Irish Republican army tonight Shook the pie cad Illy circus area London times Square. Theatregoers were thrown into confusion hut police said no one was injured apparently Bee a ii be of the Small crowds As a result of nightly blackouts. The windows of one shop was shattered and its steel shutters twisted across the pavement. Glass in front of one theater also was smashed. A fourth explosive which failed to go Iff was found in the fashionable Park Lane District next door to a Hank. id bed a As punishment for a misdeed Georgie Woods 8, was sent j to bed by his father and chained there for 48 hours. If the father. Grant Woods 40, is Well enough to stand imprisonment los Angeles police May arrest him for mistreatment of a minor. Stamp program races death Uncle Sam angered at Rochester group s plans to assess charge Rochester. N. A. Nov. 18.�? it pm the Federal surplus commodity corporation s food stamp a land conceived in Washington Orn in Rochester and dedicated o the nations poor a tonight faced sudden death december i in the City of its nativity. Uncle Sam angered at the Rochester tearing House association decision to ases a i per cent charge for caching the food Stamps of which the government gives one free for every two sold to Relief clients declared Quot make the charge and we will abandon the to which adamantly replied the a tearing House association Quot their redemption costs Money. We charge one per cent for their redemption december the of Sec started the food stamp plan which Ainee has spread across the nation on May 16. Designed to distribute through the Corner grocery store foods designated by the government a surplus it met a favourable reception and grew in scope a the months went by. During the six months the local of Sec office reported this week. 896.906 Worth of Orange Stamps were sold. At the same time half that amount $448,453 in Blue Stamps was Given free to Relief clients and went into retail grocery stores in payment for surplus foods. Formerly the of Sec distributed these foods through depots. A a be unlucky legislator Waynesville. Nov. 18 _ prep. Zebulon Weaver of North Carolina went Bear Hunting with 24 other men today and. A1 i though the congressman did t j get one four Quot a bars Quot were bag ged. Devils spurt in last half for Triumph Hailey and Siegfried score pushing far heels from unbeaten list by soc charades Enterprise sports editor Duke stadium Durham november 18. A sheer Poer triumphed Over finesse and deftness Here this afternoon. Duke University a bruising Blue devils threw a cordon of fierce charging linemen around the North Carolinas hitherto magnificent Aerial offensive then uncorked two mighty explosions of dynamite to blast the tar heels from the undefeated ranks in the nation. The score was 13 to 3. The Brilliant spectacle a witnessed by 50,800 persons reported to be the largest crowd to Ever see a football game South of Baltimore. The White Jersted gallants from Chapel Hill struggled valiantly against the steady Stream of Topflight linemen sent into the conflict by coach Wallace Wade to Barras the passing gestures of Carolina s Quot touchdown twins Quot George Star Weiss and Jim la Lanne. The tar heels three Points were scored by Harry for Chaka Lex graphic running account and statistics of the Duke Carolina game turn to first sports Page. A a Jeyuson in us Bunkie on a 27-Yard Field goal in the opening moments of the second Quarter and the successful kick sent coach Wolf a men into the dressing room at the half time with a 3-0 advantage. Touchdown hardly had the second Quarter got under Way before Tony rut continued on i 6. Sec. 1 Power leaders waging heated verbal Battle japanese army makes 50 mile Advance in chinese territory Bono Kono nov. 18.�? put a the japanese army announced today that it had made a 50-mile Advance in four Days and entered Kwangil province in its thrust at China a southwestern Quot lifeline a Supply routes. If this is True Kwangsik famed for its fighting men becomes 14th of China a 24 provinces to be invaded since the japanese began in july 1 937, their Effort to conquer China. Lafayette ala., nov. 18 a up a Sharp words Between executives today broke quiescent relations of the Tennessee Valley authority and the Alabama Power company a Commonwealth and Southern corporation subsidiary. Tva director David e. Lilian to ii a i declared in a speech Here the company maintained a policy of Quot antagonism and obstruction Quot j toward cooperative Rural electrification expressed Hope for an end to Quot this dog in the Manger policy j if fighting Farmers Lilienthal accused at a s h i n k t o n. President j Thomas . Martin of the Alabama j Power company accused Lillen t a i of Quot continuing the Campaign of defamation of utilities and called upon him Quot and others in similar positions to cease Quot their unfair and untrue a Long controversy Between government and Public Utility leaders was ended last August i it when Tho Commonwealth Aud Southern turned Over its Tennessee electric Power company properties to the Tva for $78,425,-1 j 096. Lilienthal criticized the Ala i i Bania subsidiary at a six county j gathering Here celebrating energizing of the Tuscaloosa River electric membership corporation s j 337-mile lines financed from a $325,000 Rea ii i lot Iii but it is j Alabama eleventh such Coop he j Tulve. Differences ironed out Quot last Winter a lie said Quot tile i j Power companies of the Southeast 1 and the Tva after years of con a trove Ray worked out their differences in a spirit of Compromise j and reasonableness. Quot i thought that the Alabama i Power company would in a tie j spirit and following the Lead of j s other utilities inaugurate a i of Harmony with cooperative ask relations like your own and with coup Juuru on Cage i no j neutrality act now a problem administration of measures proving arduous for state department Washington. Nov. 18.�? administration of the new neutrality act has proved far More arduous in its first fortnight than the one it replaced but it is unlikely that the state department will ask Congress for any new legislation. Deluged with inquiries concerning the act and interpretations of particular sections the department has had to Issue a Long analysis of the Section relating to Commerce with warring nations. Some officials would like to have seen this Section written More simply hut they will not make any Effort to change the wording. Issuance of licenses for the Export of arms a nun u nit Ion and implements of War is rapidly pyramiding. Before the previous neutrality act was invoked the state department was issuing about 125 a week. After the embargo was imposed licenses fell to Between 70 and 80 a week. Now in one Day they have touched 50, mostly owing to the heavy backlog of order piled up by the embargo. A a a Palmetto Baptist Leader succumbs Columbia s. C., nov. Is a if it apr. Charlet in of St Matthews a Leader in the Baptist denomination and in Temperance work died tonight Atter Over a weeks illness. A former general Secretary of the general Hoard it Tho state convention he was admitted to the Baptist Hospital Here a week ago. Apparently he was improving until thursday night when his condition changed. He was placed under an oxygen tent in an unsuccessful attempt to save his life. The minister whose towering Frame was always in evidence at state Baptist conventions was the retiring president of the state Baptist con von Ion and was president of the South Carolina red Lialos Luicus for . Labor front announced the longer working Day and said that pay for the ninth and tenth hours although at the same rate As for the first eight would be tax free. Women will not be asked to work nights and an extra pay rate will be established for night and Holiday work. The announcement closely followed a series of moves to boost production and meet a labor shortage. The economic Institute in Berlin reported the Reich faced an acute labor shortage As Long ago As May 27. On. On in age two continued on rage two a sweethearts on Parade a no relation a declares the Union picket right being heckled by a coloured Man in woman a clothing during drive to organize waitresses in Michigan City ind., restaurants. The movie sign just added that extra touch. Nazis boost Industrial labourers working Day government moves to meet shortage in labor forces two hours added Berlin nov. 18.�? apr nazi Germany increased the Laborera a working Day in essential industries today from eight to ten hours. A Robert Ley Leader of the nazi a j a a Meekins rules against state Federal government granted exclusive jurisdiction in National Forest Raleigh. Nov 1�.�? it pm Federal judge t. M. Meekins ruled today that the Federal governs during the summer and fall Mont has exclusive jurisdiction decrees placed women under 15over game in the Pisgah National and students at work on farms i Forest and granted the United harvesting the crops and drafted states a permanent injunction re czech manpower bringing 52,000 straining North Carolina from in czechs into German Industry from Ter Fering with the National bark Bohemia Moravia i service in the supervision of Deer a decree yesterday introduced i i the 97,000-acre tract labor service for Boles in Ger i judge Meekins said he based Man occupied territory in Boland his decree upon a special act of informed persons said the new the 1915 general Assembly of Law included All jews hut Only j North Carolina which granted a he Boles who were without work Federal government authority to meanwhile Adolf Hitler pub make Quot All needful rules and regu plundering nazi pocket warships worry British by Kirke l. Simpson associated press staff writer War even this oddity among wars in Europe is just what Sher i Man said it was no laughing matter by very free translation but it sometimes has almost comic aspects. If it is True that one of thei most menacing nazi threats at sea a 10,000-ton Quot pocket Battle j ship a has sunk a tiny 704-ton British sea tramp the Rel activities of the particular Al pined e of this War put it on the ridiculous Side. Germans Ink Ker using an 11-Inch gun Fly swatter to Squash an unarmed British 1 midget of the sea must make even German admiralty Folk laugh. Nevertheless this new glimpse of where the nazi Navy Pride. Deuth land or her sister ship. The Admiral Scheer Are roving j i is a grave matter for British and j Miralta big wigs. Until those twin trouble makers Are accounted for in Lavuia amp boasted Rule of Hie Waves is Only a boast. British tars aboard such Battle wagons As the huge Hood a 42,000 tonner and other big fast powerful units of the British Navy will continue to be seeing a lot of seas they might otherwise never have glimpsed. British Hoatson search just How seriously the British Navy and merchant Fleet must Lake the prolonged Freedom of these two nazi pint sized warships is made Clear in rumours that the Hood has recently been Iii sight of new world shores. Other British heavy ships Are said to have joined in a patrol of the North Atlantic sea lanes. And to maintain them on that duty to keep them fuelled and fit for a sudden dash in any direction to follow up the slightest clue to the whereabouts of their German foes will require continuously the Jiuu. Of Page two 140 passengers go Down with big Steamer. British open till bitter verbal attack on planting germans London nov. 18.�? apr the Netherlands passenger liner Simon Bolivar Sank in the North sea with a possible loss of 140 lives today after striking a mine which the British admiralty Cha r g e d the germans had Laid without notifying Neutral shipping. The 8,309-ton vessel carried 400 persons including women and children. A total of 260 survivors of whom 140 were said to be crewmen were landed at an unnamed British port. Many of the rescued were reported a badly official sources Here expressed fear that ail those missing were dead. Second to ath Ema aside from British naval losses it was the worst sea disaster of Europe a current War. The heaviest loss to a no fighting ship previously was in the sinking of the British liner Athena Northwest of Ireland september 3. The Day Britain and France declared War on to the Athenia s loss was reported at 112 persons. A British admiralty con Iii unique said British charges Quot the mining of the dutch passenger ship Simon Bolivar off the East coast of England is a further example of the utter disregard of International Law and the dictates of humanity shown by the German government. Quot the mines were Laid without any notification in the Channel followed by merchant shipping both British and Neutral and there is no doubt that they were Laid for the specific purpose of destroying such Lloyd Register lists the Simon Bolivar As an 8.309-ton Sel whose Home port was am dam. She was 419 feet Long was built in 1927.1 among the survivors Hospit de tonight was a 11-Nionth-old baby and a Little boy who called continuously Quot where is my daddy a the British sunday morning press with one voice attributed the sinking to a nazi gangster methods and described it As Quot another ruthless blow at peaceful the last listing of the Simon Bolivar in the new York maritime Register showed the vessel sailed oct. 17 from Barbados West indies for Amsterdam a probe ordered in collision Only one of nine bodies removed from submerged tug Beaufort nov. 18.�?i/? a the fishing boat Southland lasting on the Bottom of the Inland waterway six Miles North of Here still claimed late today the bodies of nine of the ten men who perished after she and a Barge towing tug collided two coast guard Crews worked for hours before they extricated the body of n. It How it of Southport a negro. Authorities listed the other dead As e. J. Fulcher Aud Charlie Fulcher Brothers of Stacy i in Carteret county and the following negroes Hewitt Joi eagles and Robert Lee Alloi Southport Henry Claridy of Bolivia. Julius tootle of More head City. Janus Yarborough of new Bern and Jim Johnson and John Wilson both of Mayport Fla. Crushed to death at the time of the crash the i victims were below deck. It a believed that they were crushed to death ten members of he Southlands Crew escaped noun with minor injuries. Tile fishing boat bound from Ocracoke to Morehead City Witt a cargo of 390,000 menhaden collided head on with the Tut is Peen northbound from wit Ivington to Norfolk va., with a Crew of six. The tug suffered no a in us it and after standing by the South land until after Daybreak pro needed with the Barge Espee in i Tow. The tug and Barge an owned by the Solvay process company of new York Aud an under charter to the Mil lord transportation company also new York. The Southland was owned w ves iter Iii i oui Bucu of Page two

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