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   Oelwein Daily Register (Newspaper) - June 27, 1940, Oelwein, Iowa                             WEATHER Partly cloudy to ckwdy local sfaowen or thunderstorms to niffht or Friday cool er Friday in west and northcentral w Full Leased Wire Report of TODAYS Impertmat Event9 of the World by Auiomuttie Printer Sender 16 CENTS THE Hi FIRST BALLOT ON WITH DEWEY AS FAR AS GON DEWEY HAS A GOOD LEAD ON FIRSljBALLOT Iowa Cast Her Entire Vote For MacNider On First Ballot With Dewey Taft And VVillkic High Total for the three leading candidates on the first ballot Dewey 364 Taft 184 Willkie 105 Editors time of this afternoon when the reports went off the wire the first ballot had got down as far as New Mex BIG CHURCH PARADE AT MARSHALLTOWN Marshalltown la June than 40000 persons gathered here yesterday for the sixth annual church and Bible school The feature attraction was a huge parade the largest in Mar shalltowns history in which each of 53 churches presented floats de picting hymns Fifteen bands participated RUMANIA TO LOSE BIG SLICE TO RUSSIANS ico At this time Dewey had a strong lead but until the entire poll is counted no one can tell anything about thc result We givethe poll as far as reached when the fire went oft Convention Hall Philadelphia June 1940 re publican national convention con vened at P M CST today to start balloting upon the GOP presidential nominee j Russias position facing Europe Thc first ballot of the republi today by carving a deep slice into can national convention today the frontiers of Rumania follows 1 Taft 6 6 7 Dewey 2 Willkie 2 Gannett 1 7 Taft 7 Vandenberg 5 Gannett 2 Willkie 7 MacNider 2 McNary 2Hoov er 7 Martin 3 Bridges 2 1 Taft 4 Willkie 3 Gannett 1 Cridges 1 Hover 2 16 1 Willkie 3 McNary 1 Martin 1 6 Taft 1 Van denberg 1 Gannett 1 James 2 MacNider 1 7 Gannett 3 Hoover 1 Georgia delegate requested poll New Move Made Soviets Will Reduee Rumania to Minor Country By JOE ALEX MORRIS U P Foreign News Editor The Soviet government moved swiftly and forcefully to bolster the frontiers The Soviets demanded and Rumanias King Carol was re ported to have bowed to the ulti immediate cession of Bessarabia 18000 square of northern Bukovina province and of the naval bases of Con stanza and Tulcea in the Dobrud ja territory along the Black sea The Soviet demand said to have bee nmade after informing Germany and Italy and possibly in conjunction with Bulgaria came as Great Britain heard that Adolf Hitler was massing hun dreds of small vessels in prepara tion for a possible offensive 1 IIUI1 AVI a Taft 3 against the British Isles of delegation 8 42 Toft 2 Will Hie 4 7 Taft 7 Will kie 9 Vandenberg 3 Bridges 2 22 18 12 Taft 8 Vandenberg 2 5 Taft J MacNider 2 13 16 1 Mar tin 33 38 3 Taft 4 river Willkie 6 Vandenberg 7 MacNid cr 2 3 Tatt 8 10 Taft 3 Willkie 6 Vandenberg Gan nett 1 James 1 Bushfield 1 Hoo ver 2 Martin 2 8 14 2 Willkie 2 Vandenberg 1 Bridges 1 The Russian move was report ed to have started wild demon strations in Bulgaria for recovery of Dobrudja 3320 square miles 353000 population from Ruma nia and was expected to renew Hungarian claims for Transylva nia If all three territorial moves are successful Rumania 113884 square miles 19422000 popula tion would be returned to the little kingdom size that existed before the world war At that time Rumania held northern Dobrudja The Soviets now shoving their frontier father into Europe have gains which now include Half of Poland to the Vistula The Karelian isthmus mclud Continued on Page Seven SENFRAZIER IS DEFEATED j North Dakota Senator Defeated j rt New 7 por Nomination By Langer Hoover I New 20 Willkie 12 New 3 Taft 1 Willkic 2 FINAL SESSION OF Bismarck N D June Lynn Frazier R a leader of the isolationist bloc and sen ate member for 18 years was De feated for renomination in Tues DEFENSE BILL SIGNED TODAY BY PRESIDENT Supplemental Funds To Increase Army Navy and Airplanes Washington June President Roosevelt today signed the supplemental defense bill giving the army funds to raise its enlisted strength to 375000 men and buy 3000 more planes and the navy money for starting construction on 68 new warships The measure carrying 777147 in cash and in authorizations boosted to 362319478 the record peacetime total voted by this congress for national defense But the expenditures will not stop at that figure Pending is the 70 per cent expansion pro gram for the navy which ulti mately will cost and the army is prepared to ask for more money approximately matching the navys request The measure was signed short ly after authoritative sources had disclosed that the army high com mand will oppose any proposal to boost regular army strength above 500000 men on grounds that that is all it can train and equip for immediate service The supplemental bill carries a item for the purchase of 3000 Rolls Royce aircraft en gines from an American manufac turer The purchase was to have been made from the Ford Motor Company but this deal collapsed when Ford refused to sell to the British government The army increase In enlisted strength would add 148000 men to the 227000 already in the ser vice A bill is pending to author Continued on Page Seven DESTINATION OF FLEETAJECRET U S Fleet Ordered To Leave Hawaii Heads Toward Secret Destination Washington June Mystery surrounding movements of the fleet indicated today that President Roosevelt acted on se cret naval and military intelli gence reports in ordering it to leave Hawaii The fleet is three days out of Lahaina Roads Hawaii steaming toward a secret destination Officials usually informed on naval movements professed com plete ingnorance of the fleets mis sion and of the specific interna tional developments that precipi tated the order to get under way They suggested that Mr Roose velt acted on highly confidential intelligent reports which have not even circulated among higher gov ernment officials here Fantastic rumors found cur rency as no news remained the only official comment on the shi2 momcments Unconfirmed reports BRINGING HOME THE BACON days primary by former Gov j circulated that a foreign submar PRESBYTERIAN SYNOD William Lunger almost complete ine had been sighted by the neu trality patrol near the Pacific en trance of the Priama Canal An other report likewise unconfirm ed asserted that the movement of the fleet was related to movements of Japanese fleet units in the Pa cific Extraordinary precautions or returns showed today Amos I June With only 388 of the 2200 pre plan to sot aside October as a emphasis on to month for special Christian education as related collctfc men and women in the slate was inaugurated here today at the final sessions of the Pres byterian synod of Iowa Oct 20 was designated as Ses cniiccnlcnnial Sunday when spe cial sermons will be given to the nrorl of strengthening the church as a mriins of meeting the chal lenge of war Purpose of the program will to brirg religion to the college campus with a oowcr appeal md a dignity that is worthy of this sunrcmc interest of mankind OP rarth The synod voted yesterday to hold its next four conventions at Iowa State College cincts missing Lanjjcr had 50713 votes to Fraziers 41648 State Sen Thomas Whclan ran third with 37641 Frazicr had campaigned with the help of Sen Gerald P Nye R his colleague and fellow isolajt ist who defeated Linger in the 1938 senatorial campaign Lancer who did most of his from a hospital bed drew his heaviest support from the western part of the state Charlei J Vogel was assured dcred in the Panama Zone including sowing of live mine fields around both csvial entrances suggested that the fleet is hcad u canal ing toward Balboa for transit Withdrawal of the fleet from the Pacific at a time when Japan is of the democratic senatorial nompromulRatini a Monroe doctrine ination as he accumulator a for eastern Asia and is reported toone lead over E A Johansson Gov John Movcs D was ronnm inated and Jack Patterson defeat ed Lewis Orlady in the G O P gubernatorial race Continued on Page Eight ITALIAN NAVY IS BECOMING QUITE ACTIVE Preparing to Take a Part With Germany In Attack On Britain By REYNOLDS PACKARDD United Press Staff Correspondent Rome June Units cf the Italian navy have bomb arded the British base at Sollum Egypt with considerable effec tiveness Italys 16th commun ique of the war said today The communique issued from general headquarters of the Ital ian armed forces said also that Italian planes again had raided Malta British Mediterranean base At Cairo the Royal Air Force middle east command admitted that in the 24hour period end ing at 6 P M Wednesday Ital ian planes had bombed Malta five times killing 12 civilians wound ing many others but causing slight property damage Our bombing planes have suc cessfully flown over Malta again hitting with destructive action aerial and naval objectives on the island the communique said All our planes returned to their bases In North Africarepeated aer ial actions took place against enemy warehouse and motor trucks All our planes returned Units of our fleet have bomb arded the British base of Sollum Egypt with considerable effecti veness Enemy raids over Mas sawa and Assab East Africa die not achieve any results Italy in addition to attacking the British Mediterranean fleet may send an cxpiditionary force to France Belgium and Ilollanc to aid Germany in a direct attack on the British Isles it was report ed today Italian authorized quarters ask ed regarding the reports said It is natural to suppose that Italy will be represented in the moin attack on thc British Isles This however might mean that Itly would send airplanes and possibly warslvps instead of troops HITLER FRIDAY MAY PROPOSE A GENERAL PEACE If It Is Done The British Govern ernment Will Reject It London June today was reported concen a vast fleet of small ships r BRITISH RAID KILLED SEVERAL IN GERM ANY Germans Claim Britain Was Pre vented From Making Landing By FREDERICK C OECHSNER United Press Staff Correspondent Berlin June man troops have advaiced to the Dordogne sector east of Bordeaux in accordance with the terms of the FrancoGerman armistice a communique issued by the Ger man high command said today The high command in a com munique issued from Adolf Hitlers field headquarters said also that reconnaissance attempts by weak British naval forces to land on the northern coast of France had been repulsed without trouble At London yesterday the minis try of information said that Bri tish land sea and air units had made landings at several points in Germanheld coast and had ob tained important information The communique said that sev eral civilians had been killed and injured in British air raids on Germany last night At London t was announced that last night British planes raided east of the iver Ruhr in Germany German planes again bombed aircraft factories in England last night the high command said The official German news agency D N B earlier said that British forces had attempted to and at two unspecified points on he French west coast but that Prettiest Woman At Convention Philadelphia June A quick but thorough survey at the republican national convention disclosed today that Miss Marjorie Thompson of Baker Minn is the prettiest of the women delegates Miss Baker has blue eyes She is not only pretty she is enterprising She and her sister Marie have been running a farm near Baker for five years and she said mak ing a profit too MARSHALL PUT MAC NIDER NAME IN NOMINATION Convention Will To A Some Time Today U S TO TIGHTEN PASSPORT LAW List Those Nominated At Convention reported aspiring toward leadership in the area of French IndoChina and the Dutch East Indies found no ready explanation among officials here i The secrecy surrounding the Continued on Page Three Four French Ships Pass Gibraltar ports facing Great intense speculation as to whether the hour was near for Adolf Hitlers ex pected blitzkrieg invasion of the British Isles Reports reaching United States sources in London said it was in dicated that the predicted Ger man attempt to invade Britain was near while British parliamen tary quarters reported that Hitler might make a speech the anniversary of the signing of the treaty of the way for general peace negotia tions Any such proposal if Hitler speaks would presumably be for peace on nazi terms and in event would be met with an un qualified rejection by the British government these sources insist ed Thereafter it was believed the axis powers might launch theii invasion attempt As a result considerable im was attached to reports that many small ships were ccyi centrating in i Germanoccupiec ports in the North Sea and else where for a possible invasion o Britain regardless of whether the German fuehrer speaks One report said that hundreds of small fishing craft recently had been sent by the Germans to the Norwegian port of Stavangcr which is but 365 miles from Scot land These small craft were de scribed as suitable for transport of German troops across thc North Sea if such an attempt is ordered Experts pointed out however Continued on Page Seven the maneuver was shamefully nsignificant The high command said that one German submarine returning to its case had reported the sinking of 35000 tons of enemy shipping and it admitted that a German plane had failed toreturn from last nights raids on England Continued on Page Three PRODUCTION OF PLANES DOUBLE Aircraft Factories Are Expanding Rapidly To Increase Output Los Angeles June Pacific coast aircraft manufactur ers who build an estimated 60 per cent of this countrys war planes today accelerated an expansion program designed to double or triple production by the years end A survey released by Vultee Aircraft Inc revealed that pro duction facilities of seven leading manufacturers would be increased 70 per cent by 1941 and Vultee an nounced that its output would be doubled Simultaneously Doug las Aircraft Company and Lock heed Aircraft Corporation an nounced huge expansion programs Richard Millar Vultee president said the seven tified but presumed to include ioeing Aircraft Company of Seat le Consolidated of San Diego and North American of Los Angeles in addition to Vultee Douglas and 60 per cent of he airplanes made in this coun try and will be able to double or riple this output by the end of the year A survey of the industry on the Pacific coast he said reveals that orescnt floor area of 4800 Continued on Pace Eight United States And Canada Will Enforce Stricter Passport Laws Washington June The United States today was ready to carry out a drastic revi sion of passport regulations re quiring official identification of every alien crossing the boundary into this country The new policy promulgated June 5 in an executive order of President Roosevelt and effective July 1 affects primarily travel from western hemisphere nations between which passports and visas heretofore have been waived The immigration and naturali zation service announced the form the new regulations would take as Canadian Prime Minister W L MacKenzie King told the house of commons in Ottawa that the Can adian government has found it desirable to continue for the pres ent the practice of not requiring passports from United States citi zens King said Canadian immigration authorities have tightened their border control and increased the number of guards but will not re quire American citizens todo more than show that they are entering Canada for a legitimate purpose The immediation service said all aliens entering the United States must carry passports or other travel documents valid for reentry to the country from which they came Continued on Page Three By LYLE C WILSON United Press Staff Correspondent Convention Hall Philadelphia June republican national convention drove toward the first ballot barrier today ana permanent Chairman Joseph W Martin Jr warned delegates that he is prepared for a lengthy ses sion tonight in an attempt to a nomination at one sitting Martin said he hoped the vention would pick a candidate without delay to avoKl charges that party leaden OUTLINE OF THE GOP PLATFORM Biref Outline of The Platform Adopted at The Philadel phia Convention stalling in an attempt to make tha selection in a smokefilled roam Front runners on the conven tions fourth day still were Tho mas E Dewey of New York Rob ert A Taft of Ohio and Wendett L Willkie of New York The first convention ballot is expected to show them running in that order The convention convened at a m CST today 49 minutes late Todays first convention the second installment of nomination oratory Four candidates were placed before the assembly last nieht They were Dewey Taft Willkie and Frank E Gannett Rochester N Y newspaper pub lisher Six more go up today They aie Hanford MacNider of Iowa Sen Arthur H Vandenberg of Michi gan Sen H Styles Bridges of New Hampshire Sen Charles L Mc Nary of Oregon Gov Arthur James of Pennsylvania and Gov Harlan J Bushfield of South Da kota in that order If a presidential candidate Is picked tonight said Martin selection of a vioej nominee will be put over until morrow so the delegates will r time to think it over In these days said Martin vice president is just about as important as a president As the hour for the first vate neared Taft presented his per sonal prediction of the first ballot count He forecast it would show Taft about 240 votes Dewey 320 votes Willkie 150 On the third or fourth ballothe said the convention would nominate him The invocation was by Dr Frank F Buner of Washington a mem ber of the Christian Science pub Continued on Page ThrW Oubuque Gets Order For Two Cutters Tangier June 27 UP Four large French warships passed through Gibraltar and into the Atlantic for an unknown destina Philadelphia Juno York City The republican notional convcnFrank E Gannett 53 news tion chooses nmone these men publisher of Rochester for their preridcntial nominee i N Y ThTWs E Dcvvcv 38 district Arthur H Vandenberg 56 sen ff Now York county frPm Michigan New Yoik famed as a racket Charles L McNary 66 senator husUT 30 of I FARMER KILLED former national rommander FELL FROM WAGON Artpian Lesion tion yesterday it was today reported Bad Fire at Yakima Wash Yakima Wash Juno destroyed two warehouses Washington June UP The coast guard ioday awarded a contract to thc Dubuquc Boat and Boiler Works Dubuquo la for the construction of two 113foot 230ton cutters The ves sels will be used for patrol work an apartment building and 90 caJon the Mississippi and Missouri bins at Tieton 20 miles northwest rivers of here today Damage was esti mated at injured Two men were LOCAL SHOWERS FORECAST FOR IOWA IOWAS SPRING PIG CROP NORMAL DCS Moines la June 1940 spring pig crop in low was estimated today t 10050000 i pigs by Leslie M Car federal Des Moines la June UP agricultural statistician averaged two deI Tnc 1939 crop vas estimated at grees below normal in Iowa today 10648000 pigs 1 I Robert A Taft 50 son of a farmer president and chief jus ticc of the United States Senator H Styles Bridges 41 senator from New Hampshire from Ohio Wendell L Willkie 48 presi nf CmmnnwCrilth nd Southern Corporation a native Hirjpn Rnshfield governor of Indiana a resident of New South Dakota Atlantic In June UP Ervin 47 farmer of of h i gon while working on his farm I He suffered a broken neck and cooler weather was forecast for tomorrow in vest and north centra portions The highest reading in the state during the past 21 hours was 89 at Burlington and Des Moines while the low was 52 at Charles City and Forest City By WILLIAM H LAWRENCE United Press Staff Correspondent Philadelphia June Republicans asked the nation to day to return them to power on the basis of a peace prepared ness and prosperity itform They charged that the new deai administration has failed America in both foreign and domestic fields In the city where the constitu Snite Can Never Lose Iron Lung Chicago June Snite jr happily looks forward to fatherhood is pleased with gains in his condition but knows he never will win complete free dom from the artificial respiration devices which have kept him alive for four years his physician said tion was adopted 153 years and to which only 21 amend The physician who declined use ments have been added since then of KJs pledged themselves There be continued im to seek congressional and state Drovemcnt There is no possibil approva for two more amend jt compiete recovery ments One to prohibit third term j Snito 29 son of a wealthy Chi presidents to insure against the oan cornpany executive re turncd i1ome yesterday from a U C T Elect New Officers Columbus O June UP John B Bailey McCook Neb was elected supreme counselor of the United Commercial Travelers at their annual convention today Other new officers Harold C Smith Racine Wis supreme past Counselor W C Risse Red Wing Minn supreme conductor Bailey was elected chairman of the board of governors overthrow of our American sys tem of government the other to guarantee equal rights for men and women Opponents of the second claimed that it would im pair special legislation designed to prevent thc exploitation of women in industry After 10 days of committee wrangling primarily over the foreign affairs plank the conven tion delegates roared unanimous approval of the finished platform a few minutes after it had been presented by resolutions commit tee chairman Herbert K Hyde of Oklahoma Seconding speeches were made by C Wayland Brooks of Illinois Sen Henry Sabot Lodge jr of Massachusetts and Continued on Page Seven winter in California during which I he learned to take a few steps I supported by attendants while j wearing a portable breastplate re i spirator He wears the portable I resnirator during his hours of freedom from a 600pound iron lung in which he lay when he was wed last August to the for mer Teresa Larkin of Dayton O They announced last month that thev exited a child in September Snites walking again simply indicates a Rain his physician Ho is able to walk with considerable support I dont know whether he ever will be able to walk unaided He never will able to breathe without the aid of a respirator The number of sows farrowing in the spring of 1940 was 1653 000 cr six per cent less than a year ago but the average number of oics saved ocr litter was slightly higher than a year ago The 10 year 19301939 average croo was 9505000 KNIGHT TEMPLARS ELECT OFFICERS Spirit Lake la June C Petty DCS Moines was elected grand commander of Iowa Knights Templar today Robert B Grapengeter Maquo ket was named deputy grand citine subversive doctrines Will Bar WPA Work Relief To Washington June 27 UP the provision requested by Presi President Rooseve oday signed t RocveH that it may be the relief approp nation biU bearing WPA work relief persons advo ditions require WPA officials L ii VTI il wnlllfl AllAlV s o thc nscj ycBr begin jujy l if emnloyment eon said that schedule would allow Local showers or thunderstorms i in the entire corn belt thc are exoected tonight and tomor soring Dig cron this year was es row Scattered showers fell yesjtimated al 36201000 compared terday in the northeastern part of iwith 38095000 a year ago a de the state Icline of nbout five per cent commander Earl S Daggett Ot UnSer tfce ensure every ptran tumwa generalissimo T H Knut son rcCeivirtffcfcderal work relief of 2000000 monthly enrollment son MarshalUown captain genmut sign a sworn statement that For the first time in the seven eral O L Leeper Leon senior he is nol a communist a mem year hirtory of federal relief out wardenD L Crissingcr Iowa ber of the GermanAmerican lays congress included special City junior warden Martin H Bund a member of any orga provisions to tuiRmont the na Driftmier Shenandoah treasurer tnization Jadvjccattng overthrow of inal defense program U Mi Clinton Kastncr Boone secrelthc by force or vio thcnzed the civilian corawvifr tary and S B Wisccarver Des Sence W ticn corps tc begin training Moines trustee of the charity The total aside for tnrollees in noncombutaut fund appropriated services   

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