The High Point Enterprise, High Point, NC, morning edition, Dec 7, 1941

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The High Point Enterprise, High Point, NC, morning edition, Dec 7, 1941 - <;•• WEATHER •.'•». WHIM* HMruu....
<;•• WEATHER •.'•». WHIM* HMruu. Ui**n>k«i«-HI|h H.mi '\ *&»*r<-Mlt* faint • •* Vin»it» fUr lUMtoy and Monday; r»Ui*r cold .followed ky rhinc temp. Mon. THE HK;M POINT Southern turuilurc ->n« 'tus *>uu.»«t Hosiery MiJJ rapacll? SttlNHt an/.rs pain tall*. VOL. 57—NO. MEMBER ASSOCIATED PRESS ,\ HIGH POINT. N. C, SUNDAY MORNING. DECEMBER 7, 1911 COMPL'CTE NfcA SERVICE 1'Ria-; FIVE r.KNTS RUSSIA'S CAPITAL DIRE PERIL * * * * * * * * * * * SENDS MESSAGE TO JAP RULER U. S. Will Seize Skips Of Finland (»y The As«oicia,ted Preis) WASHINGTON, Dec. 6.— The United States tonight Cindered Finnish ships in American American ports put under protective protective custody—finally and reluctantly taking the view that her one-time close inter- More Troops Are Reported In Indo-China Department Of State Fears That Invasion Of Thailand Is Imminent ' • (By The Associated Press) WASHINGTON Dec. 6- Pl . csident Ro05evc)l lo ai . bitl ., lc President Roosevelt has dlS-iihr> issiio. aiYnmim-ed thai he Captive Coal Settlement Is Expected patched a personal message to The President^ direct message national friend was now part Emperor Hirohito of Japan in and parcel of the axisr j the midst of darkening war 'Announcement,of the action was j clouds in the Far East, it was made through the Navy Deparl- \ disclosed by the State Dement Dement which said it had instructed mpr .<. the coast guard to take over Fin- i lllc;M - riish merchantmen tied up in ports i . ,. ., of this country- The order was Io the _ emperor, who is regarded timed to fit the hour at' 'which as divine by the Japanese, was Great Britain formally declared .immediately ^interpreted in well- herself at war with Finland. Hun- informed quarters 35 a" .reflection gary:and Rumania-one minute [ °[»"« dissatisfaction Wlth the ex- *ft*r midmVht. British time. planation made by Prcmicr'Tojo of Japan 'through the-Japanese'en- voys here as lo th'e reason for Japanese troop concentrations in French Indo-China. LAST RESORT The message also was viewed as possibly a step of last resort to avert an open break with Japan since it was considered unlikely that Mr. Roosevelt would communicate communicate directly with the empcr- midnight, British time. "Hjalmar Procopc. (.lie Finnish niinister, had called at the State Department a few hours cariier and presumably the decision was made .known to him at that time. * The. navy announcement listed tut, chips known to be in American ports at tin's time. M SHIPS SEIZED 'lFp:.tb tonight, the United States Nad-seized or taken under protec- i Rostov Defeat Is Disastrous To Nazi Plans Hitler, Thought To Be Run-; .ning.Short Of Oil, In Dire . • -Need Of Caucasus ^ By KIRKK T,. SIMPSON \\orld \Vid« War Analyst U1L jadui. dju iuuii^cu inai. in . . . . ... .. ... -- hoped. hoped. Aut was not certain, that! Aside -from its prestige Slg- ' NEW YORK, Dec. 6.— (&)— An arbitration board settlement appeared appeared imminent tonight in the thorny controversy over the union shop issue in the major steel companies' companies' captive coal mines. Dr. John R. Steejman, chairman of a three-man board appoint cd^by th'c board could- complete its task within 48 hours. . • To observers this statement in-. tJJcated tjmt the board, composed also, of John L. Lewis, president of tjie United Mine Workers, of America AGIO) and. Benjamin F. Fairiess/ president of the United States Steel Corporation, was approaching approaching decision. The eight affected steel companies companies who own their mines and the union have agreed to abide by the board's award, whatever it might be. The board will convene again tomorrow. Russians Cut Supply Route Red Troops Moving Info nificance as the first real-Nazi military set-back of the v war, the German retreat from' Ros- tov under furious RUssiah counter-attacks is a "major disaster for Hitler. - ; .- •'•.. Unless Russian. British. American American and all other students of Nazi war economy are wrong, .dwind- ; . ling oil reserves led Germany to attempt the Russian "crusade." *•": Oil. ESSENTIAL ' • >> Only in lush Russian fields along the far distant Caspian Sea. could Hitler find the oil essential not" • •only to his vast war effort but to his proclaimed "neW order" economy economy in Europe. . , "• With Nazi forces knocking "at the Rostov gate to the Caucasus and also menacing it on the flank from- the Crimea, the Germans were dangerously close to their tfve custody'.'« tqtnl of about SO! 01 ' 'mires virtually alt hope had foreign 'fjag ships.' Virtually all of; i)( ^n abandoned of a saiisfaclory Ihesc vessels, with the exception ' adjustment, of Japanrse-Amr-ricar. r _ . ._ of 11 French merchantmen, have i difficulties through the usual dip-i Aftnraarhoc Of TithuJn- been requisitioned lor the Man- i lomntic.channels. . j ApprBflCneS Ul IIRrtVin, time Commission. .The- French j The Slat.- Department's, terse i Claim SuCCCSSCS Ifi Nor! ships, including the big liner Nor- ! announcement that a message was • x - lomi Ju»-».c»ca.iii nun niandie, arc still in protective cus- j being sent by the President lo tho , totly of the coast uaL'd. (Mikado gave no intimation of its Claim Successes In North (By Tht Associated Tr«s) W^yi^jiiilKKl^KKic * * GOERING, PETAIN AND DARLAN MEET FO.R POWWOW—No representative of Premier Mussolini of Italy was on deck as (left to right) Admiral Jean Francois Darlan Great Battle Is Raging On Moscow Front Both Sides Claim Successes !n Flanking Actions; Red Ski Troops See Action (By The Associated l'rc=s) LONDON, Dec. 6. — Moscow Moscow . appeared tonight to be in her direst peril although informants here could provide provide no confirmation for an axis declaration that the Russian Russian capital had become the target for 1,500,000 acivanc- "ing troops, 8,000 tanks and 1,000 guns. The Italian radio, which relayed the Axis claim, said that this great mass of men and arms, although opposed by concealing cold of 31 degrees below zero ifahrenhoit) and a blood-hoi defense, were executing executing "the most terrific offensive offensive of all lime." USE SKI TKOOl'S The .mounting danger confronting confronting that citadel of all the Russias \vas illustrated by an "extraordinary "extraordinary series of sweeping claims both for the offensive and the dc- and Marshal^Henri Petain of France and Marshal Hermann Wilhelm Goering of Germany! f 5 nsive - with'both Russians and that Hitler m ™t oc*un ; , a then was peS I- ! released by Berlin shows also that . Schmidt man again. Schmidt, the German mterpre- . Wo ,. e attcmpiinn to enfold i\ios- . ... .- "J-^t. _ - . r _ ... _-., . « j~^ , . I * '^ On June 6 .of - thisAvear Ptcsi- i consents but w=is pointedly coiipled ,-eat : Kooscvcit issueti the shipj w ''*» an assertion that .125.CKX' 'requisitioning order for vessels Japanese troops were reported ousiy close to oil starvation^pf j ter, brings up the rear (between Petain and Goering). much of his war machine. •:;/ ' 'Columns of. figures have -rt marshalled to pi-ove the Among.them perhaps t i pressed arc; from • Russian -sqj up to the tirhe of the Hitler Turn-i Russian troops wer.e reported" to-1 about .against Russia, Soviet rep-i day moving gradually into the approaches approaches of Tikhvin after cutting rcsentatives dickering with Ihcj Germans over trade pacts must Trial Of Spies ' -• • . Starts Starts In Rome cow; the Russians" were striking at northern and southern flanks of the enveloping movement. Wintcr-har'den'ecl Russian ski troops were said lo have gone inlo action on deep snows all along the Moscow front. Tlic Moscow sitiia- tipn, by. IfUmks, was outlined «£ follows' in- Russian advices: •

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