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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - November 22, 1939, High Point, North Carolina V a i ii r r rational rain tonight Hines Day mostly Cloudy. The High Point Enterprise vol. 55 no. 326 Mem bar associated dress High Point. N. Wednesday. Be 1 Kroon. November 22. 1939 Complete aka service Point the outer tit diversified a u ii far tit risk Enterprise Price div e cents lanes raid English islands a a a a in a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a italian liner strikes mine ship disabled Cdr returns but afloat off to Georgia English coast for Hok Dat incident Comet of intensified sea warfare on Heel British i. Ike j r. W thanks Boss df8r Ross Fie been writing so Ninny caption underneath photo of dinking ships and Shell wrecked town and marching troops that my Friend hate Nick named me a Heath n. in fact Lins i a just about to ask you for a vacation to cure my Jitter when you handed me Thi picture of Ada forties sunning herself so charmingly at Miami. To Franks Ross a in a convalescent now. This is what i Call real War Relief signed c. I. T. Links m a chief caption writer the enter pole. Reich connects British with blast at Munich Gestapo announces plotter confessed to manufacturing complicated bomb by Melvin k. Whiteleather Berlin nov. 22.�? apr two captured British secret service agents were blamed today by German authorities As direct links in the Munich bomb explosion which missed Adolf Hitler by eleven minutes nov. 8. a officials declared the agent m j were responsible for the Beer Hall Rrt ii blast jointly with Riser a Jill a inv former Munich resident said by i the nazis to have confessed setting the time bomb and Otto Strasser German exile who lives in France. The two agents listed As Captain Richard Henry Stevens and j Sigismund Payne Best were seized at the Netherlands Frontier i nov 9. German secret police w to have questioned them since then i declare that capt. Stevens is chief Lorn Loans slated Bane Wallace announces hate at 57 cents per Bushel Washington nov. 22�? up a Creary Wallace announced to by the government would make Atis to Farmers on surplus 1939-j grown Corn at the base rate of 57 cents h Bushel. Eligible for Loans at this rate Yvell be Farmers in the mid Western commercial Corn Belt who did not j Plant in excess of this years agr-1 cultural adjustment administration Corn acreage allotments. In Farmers who planted in excess i of such allotments will not been i j Gable. The rate is the same As that provided in a similar program last year. The commercial area comprises 686 major Corn producing counties in Iowa Missouri Illinois Indiana Ohio Kentucky Kansas continued on Cage two continued on Cage two London nov. 22.�? a the italian Steamer fianna 6,660 tons was reported today to have struck a mine off the Southeast coast of England. The ship was holed badly by the explosion which of cured last night it was said but still was afloat today while tugs tried to pull her into port. None of the Crew cd a3 was reported injured. It was not at once j Clear How Many if any passengers the fianna carried. The italian ship ran afoul of die j accelerating War at sea As great j Britain undertook measures of re i Tali Atlon for what prime minister Chamberlain Doser Bod As the i a ruthless brutality of German at takes on merchant shipping. Exports in danger stirred by the sinking of 15 ships including five neutrals in the last five Days the admiralty moved to intensify the blockade against Germany by seizing ail German Export on High seas. The blockade hitherto has been directed Only against German imports. Tile new measures to which Britain resorted in the second year of the world War is aimed at throttling sources of foreign i Exchange with which to buy War materials. Sie. Glt Alt did explaining the order which Chamberlain announced to a j cheering House of commons yesterday a government spokesman said German exports in Neutral ships go through the Suez canal in Large quantities. He added that Germany had consigned Large shipments of machinery and other products to South american nations to be transformed into local production and the proceeds sold in the United i states for chamberlains a n n o ii Keement described the measure As a justified reprisal a for a Many Viola dons of International Law by Germany including he said the illegal laying of mine to which the British attribute most of the a continued on Page two newspaper editor Dies in Florida Gastonia nov. 22.�? up a a in la. Far Atlee 57, editor of the Lakeland Fla Ledger and form Erly connected with newspapers in Hickory Raleigh and Winston Salem died suddenly tuesday afternoon of a heart attack at the Home of a daughter in Brad i Enton Fla relatives Here have been informed. Or. Farabee had just returned fro a fishing trip when he was stricken the message said. Or. Farabee a connected at one time with the twin City Sentinel in Winston Salem was for a time editor of the Raleigh times and was one of the found Jers of the Hickory record which he edited for several years before going to Lakeland As editor of i the Ledger about seventeen years i ago. British May Check flow of u s. Goods to Reich first candidate files Raleigh nov. 22.�? up a Gile Yeomans Newton of Gibson today became tin Hist person to ale for off be Iii next years primaries and elections in North Carolina Newton paid it m to Raymond Maxwell Secretary of the slate Hoard of elections to seek the democratic nomination to Congress from tin eighth District. To o years ago new ton sought the slime Job in a held of five candidates. He got 1,117 votes had ran lift ii. Washington nov. 22.�? up t a great Britain s plan to expo Dite american exports to Neutral countries May Aid her in checking any flow of american goods to Germany. The arrangement announced yesterday by the British embassy provides for issuance of cer j Tif locates to exporters showing that 1 consignments Are a a unobjectionable to the British. The certificates called a Nav certs a will be j issued by British consulates be j ginning dec. I. Pre examinations the system amounts to a pre i examination of cargo and is de j signed to prevent delays involved when British contraband patrols search vessels for contraband. It i will operate on american ship intents to to Neutral countries to Belgium Denmark Estonia. Fin j land Iceland. Italy Latvia tile j Netherlands Norway and Sweden. One authority predicted today that the British would maintain a Centra control Over the ays tem in London. He declared that by Douglas r. Cornell warm Springs a. Nov. 22.�?</p a the reds and golds which autumn lavished on the Hills of Georgia gayly welcomed president Roosevelt Back today to spend thanksgiving and a few extra Days at a famed infantile paralysis foundation. A special train brought the president from Washington and he motored from the station to the Little Pine Mountain cottage which he rails his a other first hinge Spring it was Spring when last the president saw the quiet Georgia Countryside. He left with a statement that he would be Back in the fall if we done to have a War. While Quot we have not been involved. The conflict in Europe began since last or. Roosevelt visited the warm Springs foundation and his annual thanksgiving visit was to be Shorter ban usual partly because the chief executive does not care to remain too Long away from Washington during critical times. Like the Heads of Many a family in 22 states president Roosevelt will carve a thanksgiving Turkey. His a a family at thanksgiving time includes not Only mrs. Roosevelt hut also a group of children and other patients at the infantile paralysis foundation. Scotch clans have big Day Fayetteville turns second Day of Celebration Over to clan Day Fayetteville. Nov. 22�? up a approximately so scottish clans paraded today Down crowd lined streets in a March highlighting a scottish Day at Fayetteville a Celebration of the 150th anniversary of the settling by their ancestors of the upper Cape fear Region. Each clan was headed by bearers of its colors and other banners and members were attired in tartans. Some wore Kilts. The procession was headed by Graham Finlayson of Washington is. A native of Scotland who brought with him his Bagpiper. John Gaff Loch. It. He agg joins also in the Parade were the Fayetteville High school band and a troop of horsemen from it Bragg wearing Kilts. Numerous bagpipers also took part. After the Parade a Boulder was unveiled to the scottish settlers of this area. Among the speakers was or. Frank p. Graham president of the University of North Carolina who also took part in the Parade. On the afternoon program were a review at it. Bragg and games Iii th3 Highland bowl. Tonight the drama a the Highland Call a will Cap the Days activities. This pageant written by Pawl Green especially for this occasion will he Given nightly throughout the Celebration this week. Bombing Squadron makes ineffective attack in North British Navy follows up intensified sea warfare announcement by taking Reich freighter off coast of Ireland London nov. 22.�? apr German planes today dropped bombs in a raid Over the Shetland Island off the North pm coast of Scotland. Air raid alarms in one of the Island towns were followed quickly by the Quot All Clear Quot signal. Tracer bullets were fired As the planes circled dropping bombs. A six Phi be took part in the raid. But failed to score any hits Brit it met it ii a Roosevelt teaches Yong England to shoot a declaring the allies have a Quot Clear Cut moral Issue Quot Kermit Roosevelt now serving As an acting major in the British army announced he would soon become a British subject. This latest photo of the son of the late president Theodore Roosevelt shows him right instructing a machine gunner. Eleven merchant ships unreported say nazis Berlin report blasts Churchill a claim submarine battleship menace licked Berlin nov. 22.�? a dub. Tho official Gorman news Agency asserted today that la commercial ships eight of them British had failed to reach British ports since Winston Churchill declared two weeks ago the submarine menace had been Defeated. The Agency said three English fish cutters and the 5,000-ton British freighter Arlington court had been torpedoed by German submarines two English freight German planes soar Over London third straight Day London nov. 22. A a a driven to a High Altitude by antiaircraft fire a German warplane flew Over villages near the Mouth of the thames today As the nazi air Force reconnoitre a the English coast for the third successive Day. No air raid warning was sounded and crowds collected in the streets to watch the plane. The British probably would keep an up to the minute compilation of goods covered by the Nav Cert. If american shipments to any Neutral should increase substantially above Normal he explained i the British might assume that the Neutral was permitting their trans shipment to Germany and j might be effective in curtailing american shipments reaching that nation by Way of neutrals. Although the British program will be voluntary exporters Gen really were expected to accept it i As a sort of insurance against it the stoppage of american goods by British warships. Shipping companies previously had complained to the maritime commission and the state depart j ment that belligerents were de Taining their vessels for unreasonably Long periods. Sumner Welles acting Secretary of state told reporters yesterday he could see no reason at present to regard the Nav Cert plan As an interference with this nations Neutral rights. Bulletins dutch shipping cancelled Amsterdam nov. 22.�?< 1> Netherlands ship owners on advice of their government today cancelled ail sailing from dutch ports. No explanation was Given but the step followed announcement by the British yesterday that German Export cargoes on Neutral vessels were subject to seizure on the High seas. A a a a seven Reich planes felled with the British Aik Force in France nov. 22. Pic British and French fighter planes were reported to have swept the skies Clear of nazi reconnaissance planes today shooting Down seven. An eighth enemy plane was destroyed by anti aircraft tire from the ground. Japs take up pamphlet War bomber Loose mixture of bombs and leaflets Over chinese City Hon Kong nov. 22.�? up a japanese planes were reported today to have made repeated attacks on Nanning Kwangsik province capital loosing mixed cargoes of bombs and propaganda leaflets. The japanese reported to further Progress in their drive toward Nanning and China so Aback door to the outside world through French indo China and British Burma but chinese told of heavy fighting and numerous casualties on both sides. The zone of hostilities was the Hilly Border Region of Southern Kwangsik. North of the Point where the japanese started a Landing in Force just a week ago. Tre Atyim Art Nanning lies about 80 Miles North of the Landing Point on the West River which reaches the sea through the Canton Estu Ary. It has a population of about j 68.000 Aud is a treaty port in j Der an 1897 agreement Between China and great Britain the bombardment damage was not specified in the War reports but the japanese pamphlets were said to urge the Poilu j lace to cease resistance Aud co j operate with tile japanese. Fresh chinese troops Kwang continued on Page two old love note enrages Kuhn letter of proposal to mrs. Camp Bead in Cross examination new York. Not. 22.�? a it it a Fritz Kuhn bespectacled fuehrer i of the German american bund blushed Scarlet today when the prosecution depicted him As a shipboard Romeo and read a Billet Doux he wrote to his a heaven sent woman Friend. Or. Flor i once Camp spectators littered. While Kuhn s Cheeks reddened and his Eye blazed with anger As pros a editor Herman j Mccarthy read i the letter at the bund Leader j trial on larceny charges. Quot Florence a it said a i Ani Ter a Rible in love with you i leg you to become my beloved wife i will always he real True to you and will love you forever can the without you any More because i realize heaven did Send you and i never will forget that. Signed i already married Kuhn who already has a wife had denied just a few seconds earlier that he proposed marriage to mrs. Camp during an Ocean cruise on the steamship Western land. A mrs. Camp was too much a lady to listen to proposals of marriage within four he said. Ers attacked in the Atlantic and one English freighter off the coast of Iceland. Ships not Wei the Agency did not name the eighth British ship or the non British ships involved. Churchill first lord of the British admiralty told the House of commons nov. 8 the Navy had whipped the German submarine and pocket battleship menace reconnaissance Flims Over England yesterday Cost Germany one plane dub official German View s Agency stated today while the German Navy was reported to have sunk an unspecified number of ships in the North sea. The Agency said one German plane had a not returned from the flights which yielded a elucidating British sources in London reported shooting Down a nazi plane yesterday enemy dispersed German artillery dispersed advancing infantry on the Western front North of Glandorf and six Miles South of Merzig dub said. The Agency said the French had advanced their positions on French soil to the Southern Edge of the Forest South of the Road continued on Page two Ich sources announced. Intensified Cox for t warfare Between great Britain and Germany entered an intensified phase today As Britain planned an unrestricted blockade on German Export Trade in reprisal for recent shipping losses. The admiralty announced a British warship had sighted a 4,-110-ton German freighter Bertha j Flusser off Iceland a coast stating the Crew started to sink the ship took to their boats and were then i picked up by the warship. A dispatch from Reykjavik Iceland indicated the German ship May i have been shelled a German plane flew Over Vii Lagos along the Mouth of the thames in Southeast England. The plane was beset by antiaircraft fire Aud Royal air Force fighters. It dived and hedge hopped to shake off the pursuers. No air raid warning was sounded. Pm myth imprisoned the government announced that three German fliers who piloted i a reconnaissance plane to the j Eastern outskirts of London monday had been rescued from a rub i her boat in the North sea and taken prisoner by the British. Two were said to be badly wounded. Previously it had been re a ported simply that the Craft had been driven out to sea. Yesterday a German plane w As shot Down Over the East coast j As ithe Export it seizure reprisal was clamped Down on Germany i the British government Haid that i Neutral traders would receive Quot the i most sympathetic consideration the new measure Call Days on for seizure of All German Export on the High sea regardless of Mccarthy then produced the 1 whether they Are in Neutral ves note. Which brought a protest or German from Kuhn that it was a fall in sole aim a spokesman said the sole aim a it a done the night of a was to drive German products off ship Kuhn said. A every to >ea8 and thereby shut off for a body does that sort of eign Exchange to Germany Mccarthy continued delving Ltd Paris it was announced of i into the bunder fuehrer a romantic finally that France had decided life finally impelled judge James ,0 blockade measures similar g. Wallace to question Kuhn to those of Britain himself in bold terms. Quot do you Ever have a love of War on Western line settles continued on rage two Back into every Day routine Graham denies report Fayetteville nov. 22.�? up a or Frank Graham president of the University of North Carolina asked today to comment on reports that lie was a candidate for the presidency of i Iii state University said merely a i Ani not a candidate he declined further com mint. Members of the Ohio school s Hoard of trustees have interviewed two educators As possible successors to or. George a. Right quire As president of tile institution. Board sources were quoted As saying they still might interview or. Graham who was referred to Iii the report As a Paris nov. 22.�? up a Tho waiting War on the Western front settled into routine the French High command indicated today. Its terse communique said a nothing important to report during the last nights communique reported destruction of three German planes without loss to the French airmen and said a the Day has been notable for an artillery Duel to the East of the Saar also East of the Dies from gassing Baltimore. Nov. 22 a up Poison Gas inhaled at Edgewo Arsenal Center of the Arm chemical warfare service Caus the death today physicians Marine Hospital said of a Rockwell 4 2. A chemist. Baptist publication Given Liberty Only Minnesota markets will stick to tradition new York. Nov. 22.�?,/py�? thanksgiving Day a week earlier than the traditional last thursday in november will be widely observed tomorrow by the country a principal financial and commodity exchanges. The new York Stock and curb exchanges Banks and commodity futures markets will close. Outside of new York Grain Market in Chicago Kansas City and St. Louie the new Orleans Cotton Market Savannah and Jacksonville naval stores and various livestock markets will suspend trading. Only one state with important markets Minnesota a will stick i to tradition. Recorder freed from committee ties Greer makes orphanage report Winston Salem nov. 2 2.�? up a the North Carolina Baptist convention meeting Here today granted its publication the biblical recorder Complete Independence from any Board or committee making it responsible to the convention As a whole. The convention heard report by or. Forrest c. Freezor of bal High and John w. Inzer of Asheville on foreign missions and by i. C. Greer of Thomasville and t. P. Pruett of Hickory on orphanage work. Peacock Leader a committee of 15 headed by j. L. Peacock of Tarboro entered the report upon which the biblical recorder charter was bused. Five considerations were listed by the committee in drawing up the charter i. Ownership whether human or divine involves the right to control. In purchasing the re Corder the convention thereby acquired the right to control it but such right inheres in the convention itself rather than in any of its Agenesis 2. Conditions and policies Are always in a state of flux while the principles that undergird Bap list life and liberties Are As eternal As the Rock ribbed Hills. Because of the permanent rights and requirements of a free press amendments should be made subject to approval of the convention itself free Dom j Kopa Kriz is 3. If the recorder should Ever cease to be free the Freedom of All of the agencies might be jeopardized and the recorder should be free to turn the blazing Light of truth on shadowed or diseased it pot of the Baptist life. 4. The committee has been impelled by a burning conviction that the editor of the recorder should be As untrammelled and free to carry on his work As both Epresi deut of Wake Forest col i lege or the superintendent of the i orphanage. 1% 5, the committee has done its i work in the Light of Long centuries i. J. Greer general superintend Jent of Baptist orphanages made his annual report in which he cited the valuable work done with boys and girls at Mills Home in Thomasville and Kennedy Home Iii Kinston. He presented evidence of the work done in music at Mill Home with the introduction of Young and older singers from the orphanage. Latimer Speaks a ugh Latimer of Memphis ten ii., addressed the convention shortly after it convened at 9 of clock on the Baptist brotherhood and the work it is doing throughout the world. I. S. Mcelroy of Richmond va., reported for the american Bible society. Judge Johnson j. Hayes of Wilkesboro was named chairman of the committee on social Erica continued on Page two

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