BURLINGTON, N. C., WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 1939 FULL NEA SERVICE PRICE FIVE CENTS
Germans See Poles'Resistance Now As
Coast Defenses AreNot Penetrated In
Threat To London
London, Sept. 6—(AP) —The first enemy air force to invade England since the war started was fought off today by British anti-aircraft guns and defending planes in an early morning combat which halted normal activity in the world's largest city for 2 1-2 hours. No bombs were dropped and the ministry of information said the invaders apparently did not "penetrate our defenses at any point." They were attempting to raid the east coast, but anti-aircraft batteries stationed there opened up with a terrific din. Puffs of smoke filled the sky.
Air Alarm Brings
French Planes To
OTHER GAINS ONFRONT REPORTED
Paris, Sept. 6 — (AP)
The French army tonight was reported to have advanced across the German frontier into the rich Saarland Which once Was the backbone, of German industrial life.
BY HAROLD OLIVERWashington, Sept. 6. — UP)—
President Roosevelt, after clamping an embargo on arms shipments to warring nations, was arranging even further steps today to buttress the sweeping neutrality program and plug gaps in American.
Patrol Of CoastOrdered To Keep
Washing-ton, Sept. 6—(&)—Upon instructions from President Roosevelt, a patrol of naval and coast guard vessels and airplanes Is being established to spot vessels of belligerents off the American coast.
Stephen Early, a presidential secretary, announced that this step was being taken as a precautionary measure and for informational , purposes entirely..