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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - October 12, 1939, High Point, North Carolina America acts to preserve peace in Baltic weal he r bight ruins this afternoon and tonight Friday partly Cloudy. The High Point Enterprise Point tile outer of diversified Mun u fact ii ring enterprises vol. 55�?no. 285 Mem Ber associated press High Point ivc., thursday afternoon october 12, 1939 Complete Nea service Price five cent Britain seeks revised proposal from Hitler urges Finland to Eek settlement Zolotoff opens discussions with Paas Kivi today More difficulty expected than in previous Parley Moscow. Oct. 12.�? apr Washington. Oct. 12.�? United states ambassador apr the american gov a re Nee a. Steinhardt con Ern ment it was Learned Allied for an hour today with tentatively today is sex Ach Slaff a. Zolotoff. Pre-1 pressing to soviet Russia its a Earnest Hope that nothing May occur calculated a to affect injuriously Quot peaceful relations Between Russia and Finland. Ier and foreign commissar soviet Russia. It in Washington it wan Learned Horita telvely that the United Tea government Wax express to Russia its Quot earn out Hope t nothing May occur calmed Quot to affect injuriously Cefulu relations Between rus and Finland. Instructions on representation wan sent to Enhardt Bailey assails restrictions on shipping North Carolina senator says clause Doughl disrupt la. S. Commerce Washington oct. 12.�? apr chairman Bailey . Of the Senate Commerce committee declared today that shipping provisions of the administrations neutrality Bill would disrupt american Commerce and a de Iroquois passengers lived in it was also Learned that the Stro much of the american american move was an entirely f merchant Independent action of the United he made the assertion in a states government. Statement prepared from data sup instructions covering the rep plied by the maritime come a resent elves were sent to Taneri m i. I it jts i Inland. envoy went 1f�&Quot Arnona Jador aurence stain la. Kremlin for la. Twat in a rat of Morrow. Series of conferences by which let Russia is expanding her or in the Baltic area. Lek begin x r. Juho Kusti Paasi Lvi one a Premier met soviet Premier reign commissar Yva Chesloff Toff at 5 p. In. I a. In. Est the lend is expected to learn what Cessions the expanding Kus h state desires of her. Slon. Chairman Pittman a Nev of the foreign relations committee official statement put the statement in the Senate an official statement by the records at the opening of today department was expected to Fol j session. Pittman said that allow receipt of a report from though he did not agree with Steinhardt that he had delivered i Bailey s estimate of horror Chamberlain wary of uneasy nazi peace settlement tells British House terms offered Friday Are vague and Uncertain says nazi government blocks peace London oct. 12.�? Al a prime minister Chamberlain told Adolf Hiller Imlay lie could have peace if he wanted it but it a must in a real Ami settled peace and not that outlined by the German fuehrer in the Reich Stag last Friday. Replying to hitlers peace overtures Chamberlain f j in his weekly War report to the House of commons scorned a an uneasy truce interrupted by constant alarms and repeated he said the proposals of hitlers speech were a vague and Uncertain and contain no suggestion for righting the wrongs done to Czechoslovakia and to Tho rus the representations Alan government. The american action . Tingly ruled out joint action by a rat of the talk in which the urls Norw a a Awe. of i inure unlit ,. _. Dan and Denmark on the Fenniah situation. Dispatches from several. 4. I. I a Seand Navlan capitals indicated envoys of Esonia a v i j hot r governments wore also con Iyuania who preceded Laas Kivi lamp a Ink diplomatic Steps at the Kremlin yielded there to yfogr0w a which made those Small a Tate departments had at tic Republic virtual russian Arst desired to wait until some Utec borates hut Finland was definite results were Learned of erred to he a much tougher the conversations beginning today a Mer. Inland once a grand duchy Imperial Russia had complied a soviet invitation to Par but did so without hurry it appeared that her answer j Ronald to to shipping. He it an Able statement. Quot undoubtedly the most far reaching provision of the pending Bill a Bailey said. Quot la the prohibition against shipping any article or material in american vessels to a belligerent country. It appears that this provision will disrupt american Commerce and will destroy much of the american merchant Bulow Oden senator billow d-8d opened the eighth Day of debate on the in Moscow Between Russia and neutrality Bill w Ith the argument Finland. However it was believed Here that if the negotiation broke Down their collapse might be followed immediately by military Safe at Home at last the american finer Iroquois supposedly threatened by a belligerent Power arrived safely in new York last night after a harrowing voyage from Ireland. U. S. Officials were warned by German nazis of the a torpedo in Berlin nazi naval officials went the full limit congratulating themselves. Wise would is unhurried a unknown of course t proposal would he Laid Beths finns when they retraced recent step of estonian. in Chuanlan delegates to conference table. I Nill i inns Lere Wras every indication that finns would refuse to heed into any pact especially involving territorial conces a. Foreign Quarter believed j continued on Page two that if a diplomatic move were to he made it had better he made at this time while peace was still possible. Second action this i the second action taken by the state department with regard to soviet Russia in the last be Earth in mothers to Day. The first a Secretary Hull refusal to recognize the Conquest of Poland. He termed that nation the Quot victim of Force used a an instrument of National without specifically naming them i he was referring to both Germany and Russia. Ermans suffer heavy casualties in thrusts patrol Ratter French outpost without gaining Inch nazis reported to have downed Allied plane in rattle South of Lauterio tire by John la. Martin Paris oct. 12. Map a German patrol battered nth outposts from the Moselle to the Rhine today conning a series of thrusts reported to have Cost the Sliazis and reds of casualties in the last three Days without gain a an Inch of ground a ranch advices which told of a a a a y hot Quot action in one Milden that a desire on the part of some people to profit on munitions sales was partly responsible for efforts to repeal the arms embargo. Quot a cannot close our Eye to the fact that there Are people in this country who Are interested in making a profit Quot Balow said. They want to sell guns to make a profit even if those guns Bathe he asserted the administration s Bill was not Likely to protect United states neutrality. Bailey in his statement said that no reason appears Why our ships should keep off practically a1 the highways of the seas because a few sea lanes Are blocked. Or purported to be blocked. By belligerent countries nor Why Normal Intercourse Between nations at peace should be it tit it la 8ts it is i its he forecast these results a among those Likely to come from enactment of the Bill in its present form Quot approximately Iso american dry cargo combination or passenger ships of about 860,000 Gross toil would be withdrawn from service the lines upon which the great majority of these ships operate would lie abandoned. Quot in addition to the Iso ship1-in foreign Trade. 16 american ships of approximately 80,000 Gross ions dry cargo and tank vessels usually considered a part of our Coastwise Fleet but Princi cont in m d on Page two new York oct. 12 terrific t lir6�Day storm of v h i i o w ing to Ream of til of Ort Tor lured 788 Ami 577 pits angers and 21 a who r ear bed new y night on the liner Ito i ship w Hie h the German a warned w Otilde he sunk in by an Ali lied belligerent ablaze with lights the old Verso i dropped Anele cheers of some 2,000 v gathered to Greet her. Spotlight played on a larg can Flag a t her Stern. Otho Ful Light i were directed other fit is 12 by 21 a a they in who for. To we dirty i id n it Day in i i started Sean my would t As go into the i holds to we me of us wer t go. When we it go the Mash our to the who d Jai tightening Board ship had been Rem agr of the t was that secreted we Tol told to trunk it cd the pee ii i a a Tim some i from Berlin we Tab warned to y the ship would be sunk near i a american coast under circus stances similar to those sur Roui yet ing the destruction of the Brit o liner Athold the germans i d contended the British not the i i were responsible for that a last s Quot i had the ship searched Evi Day until we got Here Quot the cd tin said Quot but found absolute tithing. Chamberlain s talk straddled say nazis Herlin oct. 12.-�?-<4> a the first Cecilian reaction to prime minister it hat Berlin s speech in the Hon of common a epitomized Iii the word of informal drek Quot till statement like Dandler i neither fish nor this Oft used Goman expression i to the american expression of a Latrail a a a the German government and a the German government alone Quot j Chamberlain declared stands in the Way of the Quot peace we Are de i Ter mined to secure Quot the prime minister said that lacking Quot convincing proof by definite acts and guarantees of i Hitler s will for peace Britain j and France Quot must persevere in our duty to the att Lek pc hoes when Chamberlain finished his i comparatively Brief declaration j Clement r Attlee Leader of the labor opposition spoke in sup painted on her sides. Ship of horrors mrs. Mary Stiegele More one of the Paw dared. Quot if Ever there of horrors this was it was so had that some Cera it and they expected the t the boat to blow off. Everyone i of Rialti angers de Ere a Quot hip the storm f the offi Kven two United states destroy Era which met the 394-foot Shir monday to form a Convoy on my Era of the White House caused alarm at first some passenger Rushing to the conclusion that the were hostile vessels. Reiel Ved message the master of the Iroquois. Cap Tain e. A Belton said lie was and p of i i i by a of an Ashington last thurs extraordinary message ail Herlin and Raeder con ii Ati l ate is Berlin. Get 12.�? ,4v auth i Opta Tive German quarters said today they considered the fact that j the refugee ship Iroquois reached i new York safely was Quot proof that j the German Navy s fraternal attitude toward America had yielded 1 i too per cent grand Admiral Erich Raeder i commander in chief of the German Navy had warned the i states government that the Quoin would be torpedoed. Repeal flailed by Lafollette i if Consin senator sees reeked defense program if dropped tired is for a with cd or British Navy captures Chase sees us German ship Cap Norte Asho. I nation fast South Atlantic ship captured after leaving brazilian port London oct. 12 -<4v the British Navy was reported today to have captured the 1.1,615-ton German Steamer Cap Norte. The report issued by the British press association said tile Cap Norte a ship in Trade Between Germany Aud South America had sailed from the brazilian port of Pernambuco sept. I 7. The capture of the Cap Norte had been hinted in yesterday s remarks by Winston Churchill. First lord of the admiralty in the of commons. / i 0 it t i a Vav 0 i 0 to p r two sector during the night said latest assaults had been red despite heavy preparation Merman artillery. Yet successful t no Point had the germans successful in attempts to prisoners according to these res. The French entrenched positions from which they Rah the advancing germans with Bine gun fire described their looses As s the fighting increased in i with artillery thundering in the 100-mile front the there which has been foggy Rainy suddenly turned cold. He French reported their resistance planes had taken e Quot very interesting photo Bis of German positions but to nazi airmen had attenuate Cros the lines since got when one was shot Down be downed Phis morning s German com ique said a French plane had shot Down in an Aerial fight h of Lauto Bourg France. It reported Quot minor reconnoitre troop Aud artillery activity Quot he Western front and Quot a Little routing activity Over the North and in the . End by increasing in scope and mystery of the Bremen made Public by dutch Sailor who served As a Cook reveal strategy of smart German sea Captain in Docking liner at Murmansk copyright 1939, by associated press Amsterdam get 12�? apr a Netherlands Seaman on the German liner Bremen declared today the vessel reached Murmansk North russian port after a thrilling voyage during which she flew the soviet Flag and preparations were made to destroy her rather than allow her to fall War. Aud told them the War had into British hands. E. Post a Cook and Only Neth a a a. Errands Seaman on the Bremen during the North Atlantic Cross when she sailed ext to. 30 from ing and the wireless answered no finns calmly await Parley Helsinki docs in for sandbag Protection just 111 ase by Lann Heinzerling Helsinki. Get. 12.�? 4p Finland prepared today for calamity knowing that peace or War bang on the demands of soviet Russia. The finn calmly sent their women and children into the country strengthened their Border. Fortifications and assigned civil guards to strategic Points. Helsinki authorities announced that work would be started today on the digging of air raid hellers in the capital a City of bout 291,000. Set for raids the grim looking sandbags which have been piled up in other european and scandinavian Captan for weeks also were expected o appear in this troubled Corner of the Northland. The Speed with which the a Iione a affairs were being put ill order for a possible emergency supported the declarations in responsible finnish sources that the former University head Speaks on Lapel Hill anniversary Chapel Hill oct. 12�?t7p>�? Chancellor Harry Woodburn Chase of new York University asserted Here today that of the present War continues for a Long period. Europe would he crippled economically America would be economically distressed and the United states Quot will inevitably become the leading Power on Chancellor Chase was in familiar surroundings. He spoke at continued on doge two Washington oct. 12 4 a senator Lafollette Prog a is told the Senate today that repeal of the arms embargo As proposed in the administration neutrality Bill might cripple the american defense program the Wisconsin senator who usually supports Roosevelt legislation asserted that Complex Domestic problems were being Quot relegated to the limbo of forgotten things by what he described As a step toward partial participation in the european War Sid >1 old in Ili a est instead of taking hit argued the United stat concentrate its efforts on build ing up in this hemisphere an Economy which would provide the stimulus for a sound business recovery. Lafollette asserted that records of the munitions investigation committee a How de that when this country went into the world War it found its munitions plants tooled to turn out foreign products which the army considered inferior to our own. Britain. Chamberlain could not accept such a peace As Hitler propose out forfeiting her Chamberlain said that oxen if Hitler s proposals contained suggestions for righting the wrongs of Poland and Czechoslovakia Quot it would still he necessary to ask by what practical Means the German government intends to con. Continued on rage two new High co Quot i for Weed crop a production Koti mate set record markets Settle Down to Pace continued on Page two new York told his Story in a copyrighted interview with the Amsterdam newspaper ret Yolk after hts return to his native country. Skirted ii tax Kade he said Captain Adolf Ahrens skirted tit blockade of the British Fleet with barrels of gasoline Calls. Post said that after some Days at sea to realized the Bremen was sailing far to tile North because of the cold weather but that he had no idea where she w As going there were no passengers or cargo Aud every precaution made to save the Crew in event on deck ready for burning the of an attack. Vessel rather Thun allow her to the vessel was painted Gray As Only one not be captured by the British. She sped across the Atlantic. She j it the voyage was veiled in such travelled much of the time in sadly increasing in scope and secrecy he said that the Crew heavy Mist which helped to con did not know the liner s Destine Sceal her from any skips near her lion All lights were extinguished course. Continued on Page two us Quot he quoted the Captain As saying Quot for i be sworn that the English wont seize me and my ship while i m alive. I would rather sink the Post brought Back pictures of Lew activity on the voyage showing among other tilings Bow they painted Lite Hull of the liner while was j suspended in lifeboats. One p Btu re showed a group in which Post was conspicuous As the iving the nazi a vim a Iton Quot sir sir what a journey we if i agreement Baltic neighbors yielded and necessary would resist. Commentators stressed Finland a membership in the so called Quot neutrality bloc Quot of Northern states and the Helsinki newspaper Uusi Suomi declared Quot any attempt to Force us to a Ive up our Neutral position anti Force us into Rome kind of new political scheme will receive absolute and uncompromising opposite Ion. Out of i Estrin Quot that sort of kowtowing positions which the Baltic countries is peace possible unless the British prime in insisted takes a hat Aud emphatic Island against negotiations along i lines suggested by the fuehrer a i Reich Stag speech last Friday. Germany s decision May not be i known immediately informed i son roes said of the British statement were j sea characterized by the Quot vagueness this Folk i which germans have attributed j air Force t to French Premier Daladier s j against the radio address tuesday they said i Der describe fit would have to be the Subj of close scrutiny by Usu it oui inned on Page two continued on Page a of this advisers. Raleigh. Ort. 12,�? 4 a flue cured tobacco Market in the Carolinas got Down to steady sales today after disposing of a huge Quantity of tips and inferior top he i ads offered during the two should j Days since the reopening meanwhile reports of the huge record breaking crop were released by the departments of agriculture. The in 8. And state departments said that North Carolina s Weed production this year was expected to be 692,120,000 pounds i i per cent larger than any Leaf crop Ever produced in the state. The output the reports said will be 3 1 per cent larger than last year s crop and to Pef cent More than the last 10-year average. Prop the n a belts old Belt production was put at 243,380,000 pounds the Eastern North Carolina new Bright Belt at .158,680,000 pounds and tile Border Belt at 82,620,000 pounds. Burley was estimated tills year at 7,440,000 pounds about one per cent More than last year. I the South Carolina department of agriculture forecast the 1939 Berlin Ort. 12.�? 4v\vhtle they pointed out that there cr0p at 119.ooo.ooo pounds Ieav Germany a War chiefs shaped had been a considerable change Jug about 25,000,000 to be sold their plans today on the pre in the German attitude toward j department reported that to sumption the War must run its Dander a demand for a Quot Guaran course diplomatic circles waited tee of first reactions for a hint and possibly a con they said were More favourable elusive answer from London on than judgments reached after Adolf hitlers conditional offer of careful study of the adress. Peace. Not a a iting Germany must have British German naval authorities incan prime minister Chamberlain s while were not waiting for the fax to ,239.975 pounds comment today to the House Oil slow processes of diplomacy to commons political commentators reach a conclusion. J said before deciding whether j German Campaign in the heavy a we of Nail Onmin d j of Var Fliniau nazis Ponder Over vague addresses of allies Heads i Lew soviet Flag Post said the Bremen flew the soviet Flag and the Flag of the North German Lloyd line but carried no German colors. He said Cape Ahrens called the Crew together sept. 3, the Day great Britain and France declared _ Virginia it exults started i Pons Ioie r Mnist sources mat me i or. % _ i i draw having attributed in 1 we a an Eye Bacco sold on the nine markets of that state during september totalled 19,407, so pounds and brought an average of $12.50 a Hundred. Sales since August when the markets opened and until they closed last month to increasingly confident its air Aud sea forces would be a tile to make matters uncomfortable for the British Navy Cia German news shed a commentary it sorting that German masters of the North dub. O age Tey to by experts warships a if to tobacco Market yesterday with prices holding to the level around 15 cents. Early Day predictions by warehousemen that Danville s opening Day Price average of $15-55 would in bettered yesterday by the presence of higher Grade Leaf fell Flat when official figures were announced. The 1,505,256 pounds sold brought $221,990.82, an average of $14.75 per Hundred-1 by an official ast weight. Most important an j the volume of sales at Danville gtd an order for the unleash its Power a Bish at sea an of and j Noum events since the polish War j compared favourably to the open hn8 Day total of 1,594,449

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