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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - November 23, 1939, High Point, North Carolina Weather artly Cloudy tonight and Friday slowly rising temperature. Vol. 35�?no. 327 the High Point Enterprise member associated chess High Point n. C., thursday afternoon november 23, 1939 Complete sea service High Point the Conter of diversified manufacturing Enterprise Price five cent subs and mines claim six More vessels last minute bulletins dec e Simmons of m in Home nov. 23.�?jll a Premier Mussolini today summoned the fascist grand Council to meet at to p. In. 6 p. In. . Dec. 7 in the Palazzo Venezia. There was no immediate indication whether Italy a highest policy forming body had been called to consider the International situation or internal problems. O decision Raleigh nov. 23�?.i�? attorney general Harry Mcmullan and his staff conferred for two hours today with John i. Chalk state game commissioner but said no decision had been reached regarding an Appeal from a court decision giving the Federal government jurisdiction Over game in Pisgah National Forest. O form c Abinet Bucharest. Nov. 23 a a lining Carol today asked former Premier George Tat Rescue to form a new government to re a a a a a a a a a a a a rumanian Cabinet succumbs to Berlin pressure nazis seeking nazis worm of Neutral lower prices secrets from on exchanges British spies tributes paid to memory of t. W. Andrews memorial presented by rotary Chili dedicated in ceremonies today in Bronze a portion of the address made by t. Wingate Andrews at the dedication of the senior High school building Here stands today As a memorial to that speaker the former superintendent of schools. The rotary club inaugurated the movement to German planes sow mines in thames Estuary by parachutes Andrews memorial Ute shown above is the memorial to the late or. T. Wingate an erect the memorial and was Drews superintendent of schools in High Point which was dedicated by the rotary club aided by the City school Board in ceremonies at the senior High school this afternoon. The memorial stands in front of place the Cabinet which resign in setting it up on a Marble the senior High school building. Staff photo a Quot to a a i base on the Campus. At noon1 today the rotary club went to the High school and held sex i excises before the student negotiations with Germany. The nazis nought to obtain More Oil and foodstuffs from Rumania at in reduced Cost. S i i Raleigh nov. 23 a it a governor Hoey received a letter today from la. P. Edwards who operates the state owned Atlantic and North Carolina Railroad under lease saying that a is too adv Anre patient had been made on the rental charges for the line. Edwards advised the governor that business had been unexpectedly Good since he took Over the route Between Goldsboro and Morehead City and that he could make another $.5,-000 payment of it was needed to wind up the affairs of the Railroad. A a a # a a a. College football Hirning games at College Park my. Syracuse to Maryland 7. At Delaware Baldwin Wallace 22 Ohio Wesleyan 7. A a a a omber on Wing Natal Brazil nov. 23.�?< a it a seven United states army bombers winging their Way homeward from a Good flight to Brazil landed Here today from Rio Ile Janeiro. Major Gen. Delos Emmons in command of the flight planned to take off tomorrow for Maracaibo Venezuela on the second leg. Ten brazilian army officers members of a Mission which will study United states defense methods Are passengers. A. Lanes destroyed Des Moines la., nov. 28.�? a one Workman was killed and two injured critically today As flames destroyed the Des Moines municipal Airport Hanger destroying 19 air planes valued at $70,000. City authorities fixed the total loss at $106,000 covering the building planes and equipment. An airlines Hanger nearby was not damaged. Or a be Downs Ter is College Park md., nov. 23.�? to a Syracuse s fighting orangemen came from behind today to turn Hack a stubborn group of Maryland terrapins and wind up their Golden Jubilee football season with a to to 7 Victory before a Turkey Day crowd of 3,000. Syracuse scored on a Field goal by Mcphail and a one Yard touchdown plunge by Windahl. Maryland a touchdown Cann on a pretty 39-Yard run by Murphy. Body dedicating the memorial. Present As Honor guests were the widow and Mother of or. Andrews. Noble t. Praigg president of s the rotary club presided Over the i exercises. Or. A. B. Conrad of the first Baptist Church prayed mayor o. A. Kirkman As the chairman of the school Hoard com Mittee on the memorial spoke briefly of the importance of Community Honor for me. A. He was followed by Carter Dalton chairman of the rotary committee who addressed himself to the character of or. Andrew. Cecil Prince member of the student body responded and the meeting closed with the singing of a my Faith looks up to or. Dalton said a shortly after the passing of Wingate Andrews the High Point rotary club of which he had been president held a service in his memory and at that time planned the erection of a memorial Tablet thinking that it would he placed upon one of the Walls in this building however the school j Board generously enlarged upon that plan and provided the out i doors memorial plot and the mar i Hie base upon which our Tablet rests and i have just Learned that appropriate shrubs will he added j by inem Bera of Wingate s family. I i am privileged to take part in the i dedication to the schools school children of High Point of this memorial to one who walk cd and worked and loved with us As teacher philosopher and Friend. A Baa a serious student and profound scholar he sought for i i truth. Goodness Aud Beauty and was Ever la quest for knowledge from Hooks travel men things the stars of the heavens and the i Waters of the seas. But towering j j above this scholarship Wras the j i great humanity of a lovable Man i who preferring and Holtig a simple hut Rich life so completely j mastered the great Art of Friendly j living. While at night he loved i to lose himself in the works of great philosophers and writers. Plane turned War tactics discussed Back by guns by Hitler and leaders invading plane does no to drop any bombs in excursion Over Paris polish Campaign Ami extern front main topics of talks Paris nov. 23.�?t/p Dering anti aircraft guns after Midnight today Back an invading plane while parisians huddled in air raid shelters. Alarms gave the City a five minute margin of warning. The plane was sighted 12 12 a. In. 7 12 p. In. Wednesday est it wheeled Over the Capi Tai and then flew out of Range of j anti aircraft guns. There were no i reports of bombs dropped. Tile Alt Clear signal came at i a. In. One minute before the Paris alarm Northwestern France was put on a state of Alert. Several i hours earlier two air raid warn a Ings were sounded in Northern i France. The French High command reported today that six German fighting planes were shot Down yesterday five on French soil and the sixth on belgian territory. Three of the Crew of the Lart plane were reported to have died in a flaming crash in we and i Banders last night while Pilot parachuted to safety this mornings communique j said Quot a fairly quiet night on the t front. Artillery Are at various j Points. A during the Day of nor. 22 we brought Down five enemy fighters in our territory More i Over a German recon loitering plane attacked by i Berlin nov. 23.�?/p>�?adolf i Hun Hitler discussed the Progress of shortly War t0 Jay with the leaders of turned j Germany a armed forces in a meet ing at the chancellery it was the fuehrer s annual fall reception of the Heads of the three branches of the armed forces with their staffs at which he gets a rounded report of the past years military activity. Leaders at the chancellery were Field marshal Hermann Wilhelm Goering. Number two nazi and chief of the air Force col. Gen. Walther von Brauchitsch commander in chief of the army grand Admiral Erich Raeder commander in chief of the Navy and col. Gen. Wilhelm Keitel chief of the armed forces High command. The reception regularly is the largest regular military Council held by Hitler. Main topics it was assumed the polish Campaign and the future Campaign on the Western front were Tern the main topics. The dub official German news Agency. In a report on War developments asserted German submarines had sunk ave fishing steamers guarding the Northern Entrance of the English Channel. The German High command reported a unusually valuable recon loitering results from Aerial excursions Over France and great Britain a despite Strong Pursuit or fighters plane and anti aircraft this mornings communique re t thanksgiving Philadelphia nov. 2.3.�? it pts for in is Anthony Palazzo i and his wife. Josephine 79, had looked Forward to a thanksgiving visit with their daughter and son in Law. I lie son a in Law Eugene Conte came from ids Home in Waterford n. J., yesterday to get them. He found the old couple dead. A pot of Coffee had ladled Over quenching the Gas flame on the Kitchen stove. Under the door of the Palazzo s ins Liou a was a Relief Cheeky and a Gas Bill. Continued on Page two Princeton denies Browder right to speak on Campus fell on belgian a dispatch from Headquarters j ported five French Pursuit plane of the British air Force in j France said seven German reconnaissance planes were shot Down j yesterday in Aerial combat and an eighth destroyed by anti air j j Craft fire. Two French planes i were said to have been lost in j the action the French also reported sue j were shot Down in Border patrol combat yesterday but acknowledged no German losses. This mornings French communique reported destruction of six German fighting planes yesterday while London dispatches told of another shot Down off the East roast of England last night Arth Shock jars Illinois Missouri no major damage reported from shakes in St. Louis area St. Loris nov. 23.�? up a an a Arth shuck which lasted an averse of 30 seconds but apparently id no major damage was Felt in Lany Missouri and Illinois cities a tween 9 16 and 9 20 a. In. Conia Standard time today. Continued on Page two the Netherlands protests Princeton n. J., nov., English decision to seize a a Princeton University also nazi exports on neutrals has denied Earl Browder com j Monist party Leader privilege of speaking on its Campus while under Federal indictment. An a official spokesman Quot for the University pointed to Bro Der indictment for a a criminal offence against the Law of the United states and thus took a stand with Harvard in refusing to permit Browder to speak under such circumstances. Browder faces trial on a charge of obtaining a passport under an alias. The German communique follows Quot Southwest of Parma Lens an continued on Page two the Hague nov. 23.�?</p a the Netherlands government announced today it had protested strongly to great Britain against her decision to seize German exports on Neutral ships. The Netherlands envoy to London was said to have told the British government that the measure. I although directed against Germany would strike heavily against Neutral countries which carry i goods. Justice department stand asked by Al William Green barges Arnold statement is a perversion of Laws re elect Simms Baptist convention president Washington nov. 23.�? la j the american k a duration of j Jor purpose. Iat Bor angered by government prosecution of labor unions under the anti Trust Laws has j Drifting mines in North sea believed to have been set adrift to Man shipping no Many a area by Edward e. Bomar Washington nov. 23.�? i a a Navy announcement that 39 Drifting mines had been sighted in the North sea in the last two Days deepened the convictions i of some maritime experts today that they had been set adrift to make British Waters a no Many a area for All shipping. Stormy weather often has wrested mines from their moorings. But Seldom in such clusters i As indicated by the incomplete in ports broadcast by the Navy a hydrographic office. Most of the reports a ame from the u. S. S Trenton. Treaties prescribe automatic devices to assure that mines Are ideally set adrift will be rendered. Harmless within an hour j hut those afloat in the North sea have accounted for Moat of the 16 ships sunk or damaged in the last five Days. The latest development in the j european sea warfare suggested j tiles tentative conclusions to qualified experts 1. The recent heavy shipping losses Are due to the numbers i of the mines Aud their free Drift rather than to tile perfection of revolutionary new undersea Wea Pons. 2. Virtually All the mines have been Laid by submarines built King Carol expected to Quot All Crown Council to consider crisis Bucharest nov. 23. Map a the rumanian government resigned today after a breakdown of Trade negotiations in which Germany brought pressure to obtain More Oil and foodstuffs from Rumania at a lower Cost. Premier Constantine arg Etoi Anu handed the cabinets resignation to King Carol who asked him to attempt to form a new government. Arg Etoian formed the Cabinet sept. 28. German pressure Carol was expected to Call a meeting of the Crown Council to consider the crisis and Auy emergency Steps to be taken. Informed persons said that German pressure caused a Cabinet split some members wanted to yield to demands of the Reich while others held out. Arg Etoian was named Premier a week after the assassination of Premier Armand Calinescu by members of the outlawed fascist Iron guard. His appointment ended an interim military Rule with Gen. George arg Esanu As Premier. The resignation followed closely upon rumanian a refusal to Grant an increase of nearly 50 per cent in the Exchange rate of the German Mark a a blow at German Hopes for greater Trade with this country. What of any connection there was Between the two developments was not at once apparent. I leaves for Berlin a German economic Mission. Having failed to get the rate Raja red from 41.5 rumanian Lei to 60 Lei for Aith Mark left for Berlin by air last night. In terms of american Money such a change would have raised the Mark purchasing Power in Rumania from 30.3 cents to 43 8 cents Rumania also declined to furnish tank cars which Germany w Ould need in buying rumanian Petroleum hut did agree to lift an embargo on the Export of Oil bearing seeds to Germany. Maintains 21-Day wireless Contact with intelligence Headquarters the by James b. M a i Wane Winston Salem nov. 23.�? up a n Orth Carolina Baptist t. Louis University seismologist j churches meeting for the final Laid the Center apparently was 25 of 30 Miles from St Louis hither rest or East. One of the Needles on the uni session of their 109th annual con Elution in Winston Haiem this morning re elected r. N. Simms sc., of Raleigh convention presi re sly Seismograph was knocked Dent for the coming year. Simms Iff los hinges so Sharp was tin Hock. Shocks were reported at Kanas City Jefferson City Ste. Gene Ieve Columbia Festus and hasnt-ip.1, mo., and at Belleville Alton Ipi Ingfield Aud Chaster 111. Was elected by acclamation after or. A. Barton of Wilmington refused to be considered a candidate. Today marked the beginning of Simms third term. A Leslie la Campbell of buies mrs. Nora rolling an at Clayton Creek was elected first vice Prev a to near St. Louis said she was Dent or. E. Brewer of Raleigh mocked out of bed by the tremor. Second vice president and or. A j. Auer Wabash Railroad pos Enger agent shaving at his Kun a City Home said the shocks sated a minute and a half and described them As dishes rattled furniture was Ralph herring pastor of the first Baptist Church in Winston Salem was named third vice president. Rev. A. Mccall of sir Ifield announced that the general Board meeting will be held on january Baken and some buildings Shook j 13 instead of during december. At an organization meeting Early today of the general Board j selected by the convention last night Louis Gaines pastor of the first baptists Church in Lexington was elected president. The Genera Board corresponds to the executive committee of the convention. An Appeal for Temperance Crit ing liquor As a Public enemy number one was included in chairman i g. Greer a Rei Porter for the social service and civic righteousness committee to the convention. The report specified five topics to which Greer said the convention should give is Earnest attention the Home Freedom Temperance. Ministering to discharged prisoners and the churches and War. Strong appeals for the Sanctity of marriage and the Home and continued on rage two i asked attorney general Murphy for a a Frank statement a of policy. President William Green of the Al made the demand on Murphy yesterday in a letter replying to the announcement of Thurman Arnold assistant at Orney general that anti Trust prosecutions would be instituted against any labor Union engage lug in a unreasonable Ort in said that if Arnold a statement was the policy of the Justice department it was a a grave perversion of the he argued that the Sherman anti Trust act was amended by the Clayton act to a completely exempt labor unions from antitrust prosecutions. Arnold said sunday in a letter of the Indianapolis Centra labor Union that Union practices May become illegal where tiny have no reasonable connection with such legitimate objectives a a wages hours safety health undue speeding up or the right of collective bargaining. Arnold said the department had a no Choice in this but Green replied with the statement that the anti Trust Laws do not permit such prosecutions. 3. Setting them adrift has raised difficulties calculated to tax British and French Means i of keeping open vital Commerce j lanes. 4. The Allied blockade and the i German fight to create a counter i blockade has not differed basically from the 1914-18 pattern. In the world War Germany Laid 43,636 mines by official count. Ninety per cent were put out by mine laying submarines. A special Type that originated from the earlier struggle. Parliament is adjourned King George i says War being fought to preserve Liberty London. Nov. 23.tip King George i prorogued parliament today. A new session is scheduled to open nov. 28 with a full dress debate on All aspects of the War. The Kings statement ending the present session declared the War with Germany As being fought to preserve the Birthright of Liberty. He called the invasion of Boland a a Challenge which we could not have declined without Dishonour to ourselves and without peril to the cause of Freedom and the Progress of the Kings statement loud to the members said that despite efforts of Britain to preserve peace. A Germany in violation of her solemn undertakings wantonly invaded of Britain s Aims he said. A we seek no material gain. Liberty and free institutions Are our birth continued on Page two Berlin nov. 23.�? a greetings from your affectionate German opposition German Gestapo. With those we ords according to a dub official news Agency account published today were ended 21 Days of wireless contacts Between the German secret police and British intelligence�?21 Days in which the German operatives wormed espionage secrets from their foe by posing As anti Hitler revolutionists. The whiplash disclosure of the real identity of the a a revolutionists was said by dub to have been Given Only yesterday. That was one Day after the Gestapo had announced obtaining a confession from Georg Kiser of Munich that he planted the Buer Ger Brau time bomb intended for Adolf Hitler. The announcement said Riser had British financial backing. Arrest two in the same connection the Gestapo also had announced the arrest of two British secret service men identified As Captain Richard Henry Stevens 42, chief of the european intelligence Divi Aion and Sigismund Payne Best. 54. An aide. Yesterday the two men were accused of direct connection with the Munich bomb plot from which Hitler escaped by Only la minutes on november 8. I ast night dub distributed for publication an at count of 21 Days of coded wireless contacts Between the Gestapo Aud the British intelligence quoting Quot competent quarters the news Agency said that the contacts were ended at 10 10 a. In. yesterday with the following message a in the Long run conversation with self important foolish per sons is bore some. You will under-1 stand if we break off. Hearty greetings from your affectionate j German opposition German Okay this grimly humorous finale to i the Gestapo s cat and mouse game j was said to have been taken As a matter of routine by the British radio operators who got in the last i word by acknowledging receipt of the Farewell message dub said a since the exposure of the English espionage action despite the German announcement at this j time apparently it still was in known to the English secret serv i ice wireless station. Both English operators Inman and Walsh even i acknowledged this final message?.�?T the Gestapo had asserted that the British agents operated from a Headquarters at the Hague j Netherlands capital but the Loc j Ion of the wireless station was not i specified in the new disclosure. According to Gestapo the two British agents were arrested no vember 9 when they attempted to j enter Germany from Tho Netherlands at Venlo. The British foreign office has j denied that any British agent knew of any German a described As i having placed a bomb in the Munich cellar and called the arrest a of two British subjects at Venlo a kidnapping Kelly urges Unity Indianapolis nov. 23. Pm Raymond j. Kelly. American legion National commander said today a there is a positive need for All organizations interested Iii preserving the fundamentals of it the american Way of life to join together in an effectively Coordie j rated Effort to protect our inst Tut ions As a free fear hundreds killed in Earth shocks in Turkey Ankara Turkey nov. 23.- up a hundreds were feared today to have be a killed and Many villages destroyed by violent intermittent Earth shocks Over a period of 2 4 hours throughout Anatolia the Western Section of Turkey. Six villages were reported levelled in East Anatolia. Deaths were High especially in or Xung Ang on the Eastern Edge of Anatolia one report said. Icy weather increased the stiffs ring among hundreds of homeless. Thanksgiving observed in Twenty five states by the associated press famines in in states sat Down today at the a first table of the nations dual thanksgiving joining in president Roosevelt sex pressed Hope that the world soon will be at peace. The a second table will not be served until next thursday in states whose governors declined to follow the president s decision to Advance the Holiday a week. Despite the confusion Over the 1 Date there was unanimity in j pulpits and in quiet households j in echoing or. Roosevelt a proclamation a a Jet us give thanks to the ruler of the universe xxx for the Hope that lives within us of the coming of the Day when peace and the productive activities of peace shall reign on every tue president and mrs. Roose velt led today a celebrants. As usual or. Roosevelt will carve a big Turkey tonight at the warm Springs. Ga., infantile paralysis foundation. Seven patients chosen by lot. Will Ait at the same table with lha president while he piles their plates with Turkey dressing cranberries and All the other trimmings of a Holiday dinner. Even though the Calendar does t say so its a red letter Day for All the 350 patients invited to the party. But ifs just another thursday in Plymouth. Mass., where the first thanksgiving was held residents of Plymouth will Cele brate next week along with the whole of new England. Three states Colorado Texas and Mississippi got around the argument Over dates by assign continued on Page two London nov. 23.�? apr six More British French and Neutral vessels today were added to heavy maritime losses of the past week from mine and submarine warfare. Losses disclosed today were the British Steamer Darino 1,351 tons sunk by a submarine nov. 19. Sixteen of the Crew were believed missing eleven survivors landed on the East coast after spending three Day in a submarine before being transferred to an italian ship. The 4,576-ton greek freighter Elena a sunk by a mine 24 persons were saved. 2 1 Hay Edthe British Steamer Geraldus 2.494 tons formerly named the candles ton Castle 26 saved. British trawler Sulby 237 tons sunk by a submarine off the scottish coast seven saved and five missing. French fishing trawler Saint Clair b-922 sunk by mine eleven of 12 Crew members feared lost. French fishing trawler Baylet ii sunk by submarine 16 saved. Geoffrey Shakespeare parliamentary under Secretary to the admiralty told the House of commons that 15 mines All German had come ashore on the Eastern English coast within the last fortnight. In addition the Exchange Telegraph Agency reported that German planes flying Low Over the thames Estuary last night had sowed miniature High explosive mines by Parachute. The admiralty related that the destroyer Gipsy was beached on the East coast tuesday after striking a mine. Forty of her Crew were missing and 21 injured. Built in 1926. She carries a Normal complement of 145. Aik Kaider Doh Ned a partial Consolani. Britain had the spectacular destruction of a German air Raider off the ear to coast which witnessed Aerial combat for the third successive night and the third time in one Day. Villages Over a wide area heard the hark of anti aircraft batteries and saw searchlights Grope the skies while fighting planes went up to give Chase. It was officially announced that a German plane was shot Down at sea and another driven off. The British and French forces on the Western front also reported Success in the air. With destruction of eight German planes yesterday. The new shipping losses were added to the toll of the War which great Britain estimates officially is costing her $23,580,000 a Day a the most expensive conflict in history. A a a Ark Royal mystery partially explained a Miracle saved British aircraft Farrier from destruction new York. Nov. 23.�?f/p a the latest explanation of the Ark Royal a a mystery is that German planes actually did attack the British aircraft Carrier and that Only a Quot Miracle saved it from destruction. The Story based on an eyewitness report and related to the overseas press dub yesterday said a bomb explosion heeled tile Carrier so far Over that the Side of the flying deck was washed by the Seh. Hut that the ship miraculously righted itself. Sir percent Hall Caille former member of parliament and adviser to the late British prime minister j. Ramsey Macdonald told the Story. He said he got it in a letter from an unnamed officer on the Ark Royal. Germans have claimed a bomb Sank the Ark Royal sept. 26. British have denied it quoting from the officer s account. Caine said the Carrier and four other ships were escorting a disabled submarine to port win n six Heinkel bombers attacked them. Anti aircraft fire repelled the raiders and a then u saw one of the machines turn against toward the Stein of our ships. He swooped Down in a Power dive x x x when he wag just off the deck he dropped a 500-Pound bomb. It fell in the water Only a few feet from the ship. The ship heeled Over Aud the port Side of the flying deck went awash xxx then the Miracle happened. The ship righted itself and came Back to even keel. Quot by this time the bomber had turned and gone on its Way Back to Germany. The ship was not damaged in any Way. No one wag Hurt. Quot the boy who dropped the bomb and saw our ship go Over on the Angle it did was quit entitled to go Hack to his bad and say he thought he had Suu the Ark

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