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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - October 2, 1939, High Point, North Carolina Weal ii partly Cloudy hint unsettled alight warmer tuesday to the High Point Enterprise Ibi 14la pain the Center of diversified manufacturing enterprises vol. Vav no. 275 i Chi associated Altess Mich Point. \. Monday \ Futek noon i Omer 2, iwo Complete Mea Sei vice Price five cent neutrality debate begin a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a English ship sunk in revival of sea was a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a Axis Powers in Accord after Quick Parley one swedish vessel sunk one captured armed German Haider relieved to be Knacker of Steamer Clement London get. 2.�? apr the ministry of information announced today that an armed Raider had attacked and sunk the 5,051-ton British ship Clement of the Booth line in the South Atlantic. I or five year old Clement had railed at new York August 29. Quot the Raider has not yet been identified but Tho Correct Steps Are boing the ministry said. It said it was believed the Raider was either a Cruiser or a Quot pocket battleship Quot i Lem ent Chew Hae e Hio de j a Nei to Oil. J5.�? Fly the Crew of the British freighter Clement which was sunk off the brazilian roast was reported Balai to have Rea it Heil the City of via to. These reports said the attack on the freighter look place off the brazilian town of Indra. In he state of Lagoa it a Short distance Northeast of Macelo. Poland a Nln Hlad Wladyslav Raczkiewicz. Governor of Pomerania until the German invasion and former minister of Interior now Heads the refugee polish government in Paris following resignation of president Ignacy Moscicki. Here sub a i ii. T Britain preoccupation tutors has been chiefly Marine and Only last night Aion Churchill first lord of the admiralty said that Quot a week a passed Ainee a British ship alone or in Convoy has been sunk 01 Ren molested by a i boat on the High seas Quot i. Roath i Ash t Ess i i Churchill added that a it would seem that the i boat attacks upon the life of the British Isles has not an far pinged lip to the announcement of the sinking of the Clement at least la British ships had been sent to the Bottom since the beginning of the War. Largest was the 13.581-ton passenger liner Athenia sunk sept. 3. With the death list set at 12ft of which 28 wore american citizens. The last previous report of the sinking of a British ship continued on base two u. S. Continues polish relation the Gorman soviet russian treaty of Amity. Chamberlain will give the House his fifth War review at another session tomorrow. Nit of fat Hek Goteh but no further statement from the War Cabinet was expected before the British government the details of hitlers Hull suns Al Ort fails to break tic exchanges seizure i i la i Small or u a plan. Prof gue of or for Danzig in last n German Chi Carl j but k hard t. Lea a ions High rom Mission the former free City of now reincorporated with arrived from Geneva and arranged Tor foreign British make Ivor mrs Gill it or lilt London of 2.�? up a the air ministry announced today that British planes have made a night i reconnaissance flight Over Berlin. In making the announcement of the first British flight Over the German capital the air ministry said Quot successful air reconnaissance by Day and by night have again been carried out Over Germany by the Royal air Force. Quot the night reconnaissance in eluded Berlin and Potsdam is the site of sex Kaiser Wilhelm s Palace. I meanwhile the government As Sui d the House of communal to j Day that any enemy planes which try to raid London Quot will get the reception they r. A. Butler foreign undersecretary. Made the statement in re i plying to questions from Laberite Josiah Wedgewood who sought j detailed reports from British of i fit dais formerly in Poland on the effects of German bombings there Wedgewood said such reports Woald give Quot some idea of what it would lie the undersecretary said de jailed reports were not available Ai this time Washington. Ort. 2 a it it to it the baited state refused today j to recognize the disappearance of Poland which Secretary Hull termed a the victim of Force used As an instrument of National pol i Hull said that a Mere seizure of territory does not extinguish the i Legal existence of a government. The potted state., therefore he added Quot continues to regard the government of Poland As in existence in accordance with tile provisions of the Constitution of i Ile said this government would j continue to recognize count Jerzy Polo Klas poli a ambassador to Washington. A reporter recalled that the soviet government had informed the j United slates of its occupation of Poi a territory and asked whether that made any difference in this government s attitude. The Secretary replied hat the soviet announcement was a unilateral declaration meaning that it was not concurred in by the american government. Hull statement follows a More than 20 years ago the i tilted state recognized and has since maintained diplomatic relations with the polish government. Quot Poland is now the victim of Force used As an instrument of National policy. Its territory has been taken Over and it government has had to seek Refuge abroad. heh not basis a Mere seizure of territory however. Does not extinguish the Legal existence of a government. The gaited states therefore continues conference today with Secretary lord Halifax meanwhile King George s first plot tarnation under the armed forces act approved by Parlia meat at the outbreak of War raised Britain men called to the colors almost to a potential 500.000. The King called up for service about 250.000 additional soldiers summoning All youths Between the Ages of 20 and 22 to Register for military service at a Date to be set later Quot dogfight Quot an information ministry communique told of a dogfight yesterday Over Germany Siegfried line Between five Roval air continued on Page two italians fear spread of War snubbing of Prate offer by England France Gause for alarm the i merely the lag Quot local created in evian i t Monte car up the bait ton w As it oat Ion said a con German and sox a estonian excellent h Are for Riga and i a natural russian ship Latvia Whit h h harbours some of lifted on the Gulf on the Baltic prove Trade outlet for intents to the West Simila it in Beem in i an agreement with Latvia similar to the one Russia already has made with Estonia would strengthen further the soviet position in the Baltic. Unofficial reports from abroad said that Russia had shifted 20 divisions of troops from the estonian Border to the latvian Routier but there was no continuation of these rumours Here. Announcement of the ministers impending visit was coupled with indications Russia is seeking to Holster position in the Southeast by mutating a plan to keep Balkans Neutral under the i Iship of the Kremlin. I cited sidles May abandon 5 America Ilia Adon it Aret in kf1 tit further that her for the continued on Page two Adolf in politics Philadelphia it. Ii Adolf Hiller receive i two Vole Iii Hie recent primary in Philadelphia lilt official tabulation disclosed today. One a for lie democratic nomination for Hie supreme court and the Oiler for Hie Republican nomination for receiver of laves. Rome. Oct. 2.�? in a italian and foreign diplomats expressed a growing concern today that Italy might he forced into the european War if Britain and France turned Down a peace offer by Adolf Hitler. Officials were silent on foreign minister count pianos visit to Berlin bul Many italians said they thought Hitler was asking Italy to present a peace proposal by the fuehrer and Oil in Hie War ii the. A a. Us iter ,i�?z07as Irby. Of Lithuania re Joe on. Would follow the ministers of newspaper radiated a ugh a pkg tool an 1 Latvia to Moscow offer might include a proposal to or Bronco on the changing create a new Poland much smaller j Baltic lineup or Gays is i tomorrow by he ready to Kaunas a of event of its than the old one and with a government similar to Slovakia a. Behind the neutrality fight Gatton gives composite background of what s going on in Washington during the week strange moves Are being made in Washington. Party lines Are being broken in the big scrap or keeping the u. S out of War. To understand the background of this colossal struggle read Bruce Catton s Washington column on the editorial Page in today s paper and every Day exclusively in the Enterprise. Slovakia is a protectorate of Germany Kordek i n8ettlfr ii Messaggiero published a dispatch from Berlin saying that some observers there Felt that the Frontier agreed upon by Germany and soviet Russia for their occupying forces was not necessarily final and that a new set up might he agreed upon. Through the russian German declaration in Moscow last week Hitler has implied that if Britain and France did not come to terms he would a Loose a severe War. In such event it was regarded Likely Here thai he would insist upon Italy fulfilling her obligations under the italian German military Alliance and going to Germany a assistance. Among italians it was believed widely that la Duce might suggest a five Power peace conference. Reliable informants said that the invitation to Berlin was addressed to Mussolini but that he declined because of an italian Cabinet meeting in tomorrow and sent Llano hts Ann in Law tub Iead. Washington oct. 2 the United states May Quot Little America Quot in the i to British claims and to instead to territory lying East. Officials of the forthcoming government expedition to the South pole disclosed this possibility today when they removed their Headquarters from Washington to Boston. There they will Complete preparations for the trip the party will embark from the Boston Navy Yard Early in november and reach soul h Polar Waters Early next january. The move would put Hie american Flag Over an area never before claimed by any a Hon. They explained and would avoid possible conflict with rival British operations. A definitely defined american minis i Possession at the South pole experts say. Would make possible accurate weather information for aviation and naval operations in the South Pacific. Tiu would he i of value to the United states in expected to depart j event of War and would make pos plane or invitation i is Hie weather forecasts for the Lith win minister to follow neighbors Berlin oct. 2 fat Man news Agency reports Aid foreign get from of the soviet government. The lithuanian Cabinet my continued on Page two new unit Zeal airmail <1 state my Ervilee Between the Australia and new French forces remove German planted mines by John Ludd Paris. Oct. 2�? of French j military reports today Aid French j forces had consolidated their positions Ami removed thousands of Small mines left behind by get-1 mans on the Western front. They said the French had taken i advantage of the absence of heavy i fighting and that Only numerous i localized encounters continued. Unusual Aerial activity marked the past few Days it was asserted. With nazi fliers making stiffer efforts to urn Back Allied recon nuisance flights Eig to i us i n la Dom n i Llau account of a Bania iou us it saturday Over German territory disclosed today said three French and five German planes were shot Down. The account said that two French reconnaissance planes and nine protecting fighters were attacked by 15 German planes. After a a Long Quot fight eight of the French ships returned it was said bringing Quot valuable a photographic information concerning German positions. Army report Aid the Crew of one of the French planes shot Down was observed descending in Parachute. Officers a Fini aled the French continued on Page i to Hitler Ciano Rush through conference italian minister on a Home kith now i a scr Hamlin believed result by lots i. Lochner Berlin oct. 2.�? apr italian foreign minister count Galeazzo Ciano left Berlin today to return to Rome concluding the first conversations Between the Rome Berlin Axis partners since the outbreak of the War in Europe. Although there was no official i comment on the result of Cianos j conversations with fuehrer hit Lor and German foreign minister Joachim von Ribbentrop the Speed with which they were concluded indicated to observer that both countries were in Cut to plete agreement on future moves. Piano arrived Here Only Pittman declares existing embargo leans to German crowds throng nations capital when Senate launches history making session huh is ii duty rim is s wat state Washington get. 2.�? apr senator Pittman a Nev began a momentous Senate debate Over the nation neutrality policies today by asserting the existing arms in Bargo was a a discrimination in favor of speaking As chairman of the foreign relations comm ii tee Pittman offered the administrations neutrality Bill to repeal the arms embargo As a the most important legislate that has Ever been proposed to Congress and said it a designed Quot for the purpose of keeping us out of a european Long before the Nevada Sena t or a a a a a a a. Dies in Chicago Ella partition pleases Stalin Joseph Stalin right dictator of soviet Russia and Vya Chesloff Zolotoff his foreign minister watch Joachim von Ribbentrop German foreign minister sign nazi red pact that splits Poland Between the two Powers. I. Ail it visit Hulk Circle d the con vet d in full Lions arising european sit he new re any Aud Sot soviet to attempt new Baltic pacts minister from Latvia k lid Lithuania summoned to Moscow for negotiation a hit official juice coming freemen similar to Estonia a Moscow. Oct. 2.�? apr the latvian foreign minister William munters and Tow secretaries of the latvian foreign Trade commission landed at the Moscow Airport at 5 15 p. In. 9 15 a. In. Est today. They were met by foreign office officials and the staff of the latvian legation. Be n new Premie the r i near Ervi i sat i Ion said they hellion had re clarification of from the a palliation in pen ablation Between ivies Russia s saw in Cia no a in for believing mini May As mediator in a of offensive Quot by the 13 Berlin 6 02 a von no Iii a lit by train at Iii., k s t. It. To the top the ital Tri numerous in Lacy staff King nazi official included w lift Al me Illier of the secret Cabinet Council and chief commander of the German armed Forte a Secretary of War Heinrich Himmler thief of the secret police Robert Ley Hiller Trade Union commissioner continued on Page two it air Quot i ,�hh1# a a a a nine convicts escape Camp Long term negro prisoner make getaway through Ell door Raleigh. Oct. 2�? i Niue Tong term negro convict escaped from the Surry county prison Camp Early today. Oscar Pitts. State penal superintendent announced Here. Pitta said lie was Given no detail except that it appeared the men had escaped through a door to their cell Block without damaging tile door. He said he did not know whether a guard had left it open or the convicts had obtained a key some Way. Est \ evil two the prisoners got out at about 2 of i lock Pitts said and the alarm was Given some 30 minute later none had been aught seven hours later so far a Pitts knew. Two men serving murder let is Willie Lee Greer 2 5. Sentenced in Guilford in april 1958, to to to 25 years and Harvey Green 58. Sent up from Wilson in May 195 7, for 20 years were among the nine. The other Pitts said were Robert Wynne. 29, sentenced in March 1957. In Durham to five to eight years for car breaking and larceny. Thomas Madden 27, Given 12 to 25 years in Surry lit february 1938. For second degree burglary. Robeson Esca pee Jesse Graham sent up in october 1938, from Robeson for eight to ten year for Highway robbery James Henry Askew 21, set v i my 15 to 2u years imposed Iii Columbus in september 1 955. For larceny and Highway robbery. Johnnie Bragg 21, sentenced in Vance in june 1957, to live years Tot assault with a deadly Bryant 25, Given two to i live years in Montgomery in october 1938, for larceny. Tom Smith alias Tom Jones sentenced in Guilford in july 1935, to eight years for breaking. Entering and larceny. The prison Camp is located near Dobson All the convicts wore Quot a Quot Grade Brown Denim prison uniform so far As Phi knew. A puss of prison of fir to is Aud to Al Unicof Ata cued Lur the if to. J opened debate for proponent of new neutrality legislation crowds had ignored a cold rain to throng tile Capitol and overflow the Senate galleries. They were drawn by Prospect of a Dehate expected to rank High among i Torie Senate discussion. Horah spa is after Pittman concluded senator Borah a Adadean of the Senate and Leader of Force opposed to repeal of the embargo on the Sale of Arm to warring nation. A scheduled to make the fir address for i Side of the tense neutrality controversy. The administration Hill would wipe out the present embargo against the Sale of armaments to warring countries would require belligerent to take title to Good purchased in this country before shipment Aud would require that american Good be carried to belligerent in non american vessel in addition the president would be authorized to designate combat area which american vessel and i citizen could not Pittman told i colleague that j a no such grave situation a j threatened the world in All his tory a the current conflict j abroad. He said these development abroad had aroused a feeling Quot of fear and distrust in the mind of All people a but added Quot there would seem to be. Fortunately. No sufficient ground fort fear of being drawn into this War a we were forced into the world War so Long As we Ion form to the admitted Precept of International Law and prevent our citizens from subjecting themselves to destruction in the mad War raging Iii the Rev. Zebarney Phillips chaplain opened the session with a prs yet for Cace. Vice president Garner warned the galleries against conversation packed though they were. With Spectator lining the Walls. Casual visitor helped fill the diplomatic Section. Harkley suf Akk senator Barkley of Kentucky the democratic Leader arose to urge member to keep their Dis-1 Mission Quot on a High plane befitting no a the United state Senate Quot Barkley said he Felt he was not exaggerating in saying that Quot this debate May go Down in history a one of the historic discussions of the United states he said he hoped that All members would co operate in Quot speedy j prompt and yet deliberate Ronald elation of this measure Quot and added that the Senate Jot old meet daily at noon for approximately five hours of debate. Replying senator Mcnary of Oregon the Republican Leader Aid All that the republicans desired was the Opportunity for the legitimate discussion of the Hill. He said his group would co-1 continued on Page two Cardinal Mundelein a a a fiery Cardinal w Mundelein Dies it Imago archbishop found dead in bed Early today Chicago. It. 2 dbl Geol. Cat dins Mundelein the a Thiol c churches first Cardinal of the West died unexpectedly today at the a of 87 in i country residence at t in Deleon Asem of official word Lancer off e it a imminence died of a he if f though he had worked a Hurban in tiie from the lived his a Lineni at i task a late and Aid Iii Winner Day in the Seminary t colleague had Bel Lei is saturday a yester i u outlets d the car Djin Quot perfect lose Friend of president Roosevelt and outspoken critic of Adolf Hitler Cardinal Mundelein it Hest known for his piety and h great building program Whit made the Chicago archdiocese or of the Large Aud wealthiest i the world. Found in lit h Fri a chancery office spokesman said Magr. Patrick Hayes seeking to learn Why Cardinal Mundelein did not appear for his customary Devotion this morning found his Eminence dead in i room. Immediately i death was mad know la the Telephone tines at in chancery office and Mundelein Seminary were flooded with Cali continued on Page two broken exile smugly Rydz shunned As army deserter Bucharest. Oct. 2.�? up a i once proud Field marshal de i Ward smugly Rydz. Commander Oft Roland vanquished legion was described by refugee today a a broken exile shunned by fellow officers who coldly regard him As a general who deserted i doomed hut fighting army. The Field marshal along with a number of Oiler polls la off Cera is interned at a Craiova hotels Germany was reported at the i same time to have protested to Rumania because refugee pres Dent Ignace Moscicki of Poland j was allowed to resign and name a successor while on rumanian soil. Moscicki resigned saturday and named Wladislaw Raczkiewcz. Who is in Paris As his successor. He had Bren kept in Quot limited Donth re but left for Peri Swift i signing. Kef Lugena Dom or Aluta Laid i smugly Rydz and other ranking officer were allowed to use the hotel dining room and lobby under the surveillance of guards but thai the marshal Seldom joined other member of the staff in conversation and ate at another table alone. Many polish officers were reported to avoid their former commander because they held him responsible for the Quick demoralization of polish armies under the German onslaught. Others asserted they could not understand Why he did not join the fighting forces around Warsaw or Lwow or help reorganize the polish legion Iii Fiance. In addition to the leaders. Some 12.000 polish officers and men Are interned in Rumania. Hunt of the refugee Are air corp personnel a Large number of. Til hic and other army equipment also Ais held

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