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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - June 23, 1940, Cedar Rapids, IowaIowa weather Shower and thunderstorms cooler sunday except in extreme East portion Cloudy becoming fair monday cooler in East and South. I o w a i n t e r e s t s f i r s t a c i t y f in a l 8 cents in City. 10 cents on trains. Volume 58number 166. Cedar rapids Iowa sunday june 23, 1940. Associated press United press International news urges frenchmen revolt c h u r c h i l l a s k s p o i l u s t o j o i n b r i t a i n Congress Puis final 0. K. On defense Bills levies $1,050,000,000 in new taxes and then recesses for one week. Washington up con Gress a p p r o v e d the final phases of president Roose veltus $5,000,000,000 defense program levied 51,050,000,000 in new taxes and then recessed until july 1 so that re publican members could at tend their National Conven Tion at Philadelphia the break neck Pace of legislative action at the usual Satur Day session had All the appear ances of the annual Rush for sine die adjournment. This time the vacation from Law making will be Only a week and the Rush had the dual purpose of letting the republicans go to Philadelphia and to Complete action on vital appropriation Bills before the new fiscal year starting july 1not Only did Congress put its final approval on the last big de sense Money Bill the $1,766,917, 908 supplemental deficiency Bill but the House initiated another defense measure destined to Cost at least s4,000.000,000it approved the 70 per cent expansion Bill which would add 200 warships to the Fleet. The Senate is scheduled to take up this measure after the recess when the administration is scheduled to Send up requests for even More billions in authorisations to make the americas impregnable to aggression. Met hour earlier. Both Chambers met an hour earlier than usual in a rare sat urday session to Complete the work on the must list of appropriation Bills and the tax measure. First major item to receive final congressional action at this pre recess session was the s1.766,917, 908 supplemental defense Bill carrying $1,47.9,777.147 in direct appropriations and 5289,126.761 in contract authorizations. Both House and Senate agreed to the Confer ence report on this measure bringing defense layout for 1041 fiscal year Over .$5,000,000,000, be fore 1 30 . And sent it to the White House for president Roose veltus signature. Next came final congressional approval on the si.157,711,357 re Lief Bill carrying 550,000,000 for red Cross Relief of european War refugees and 550,000,000 for Dis posing of surplus commodities and Money for non combatant Mili tary training of civilian conserva Tion corps Carol Les. Of the total $975,650,000 is earmarked for the spa during the first eight months of fiscal 1941, enough to carry 2,000,000 persons on spa Rolls each month. Defense projects will be Given preference with these funds and no alien communist or a member of a nazi bund May be recipient of these work Relief funds. With scant debate the House approved the conference report on the Bill by rep. Howard w. Smith dva., requiring the registration and fingerprinting of All aliens and making it unlawful to advocate overthrow of the government or to influence the Loy Alty morale or discipline of the armed forces. The Roll Call vote was 381 to 4. It was sent to the Senate for approval. Hep. Sam Hobbs dala., speaking for the Bill said it would reach such people As Harry Bridges West coast Cio Leader who would be deported in a specific Bill de signed for that purpose but which has not been approved by the Senate acted quickly on the alien fingerprinting Bill and a continued on Page 2, this sect rain helps break latest heat wave m i r u m i i intermittent showers saturday night brought a Welcome Relief to a new heat wave which struck the City during the Day. At 11 . The rain had totalled .30 of an Inch and the temperature had dropped to 74 degrees from the Days High of 94 at 3 ., according to the Chambers Inskeep Point in the readings came at 5 30 . When the Mercury registered 69. At 10 . The line stood at 84 and by 2 . Had risen to #2. A p p r o v e s b i l l f o r g r e a t e s t n a v y i n w o r l d Washington up the House saturday night unanimously passed a Bill authorizing the creation of the worlds m ight Iest Navy to defend the United states and the Western hem is phere against any possible combination of measure granting author Ity to build 200 warships an entire streamlined Fleet for the Atlantic Ocean at a Cost o f s4, 000,000.000 now goes to the sen ate w Here any action on it w ill await return of Congress from the Republican National convention re Cess. It is not an appropriation Bill and the administration is not pressing for split second action. Experts estimate that it would require from five to seven years to Complete the Bill carried a provision that no naval vessel can be sold bartered or scrapped without specific congressional authorization and chairman Carl Vinson of the House naval affairs com m it tee said that this would prevent Sale of such ships As the Mosquito boats to great naval expansion Bill in creases the u. S. Fleet by 70 per cent earlier this session Congress authorized an 31 per cent exp an Sion of the Fleet at a Cost of $654, 000,000. Contracts have been let for the 22 ships that measure pro idea the Navy now has 307 ships in operation 160 being built or appropriated for and it is rcom mis Sioning 35 old destroyers and 36 addition to this Force the new Bill written by Vinson after Admiral Harold r Stark chief of naval operations said that world conditions make such a huge pro Gram imperative authorizes construction of 1,325,000 tons of warships including 385.000 tons of battleships eight 45,000 ton Craft 200,000 tons of aircraft carriers 420,000 tons of cruisers250.000 tons of destroyers and70.000 tons of submarines. An additional 100,000 tons of auxiliaries is the naval air Force from 10.000 to 15,000 planes.$25,000,000 for a Fleet of m of Quito torpedo boats$150,000,000 to expand ship building facilities at both private and government Yards. Sunday outstanding Day for children at health Camp s e n. C a r t e r g l a s s. 8 2. A n d v i r g i n i a w i d o so. M a r r y sen. Carter Glass. Washington ins virginians 82-year-old senator Carter Glass Secretary of the Treasury under president Wilson was mar ried in Amherst va., saturday to mrs Mary Scott Meade 50, of announcement which sur prised Glass colleagues in the Senate was made at the senator s office the marriage took place in the ascension episcopal Church in Amherst. Sen. Harry Byrd virginians Junior senator was Best following the Cere Mony the senator and his Bride left for the Glass country estate. Month ice near Lynchburg. A contemplated wedding trip to Lake George n. Was postponed be cause of the senator s recent ill Ness. The senators first wife died about three years ago. Camp Good health fund. Previously acknowledged 52,132.87 Bishop cafeteria Cedar rapids. 10.00 a Friend. 10.00 two friends of children. 4.00 total .52.156.87 Lazy june Days will be ignored at Camp Good health sunday in a spurt of activity. At 9 . The children Are to be dressed to m of Tor into town where they w ill be guests at the first lutheran Church sunday school. The Cath Olic children w ill attend services at immaculate Conception following the ser v ices they w ill return to Camp for a Chicken pie dinner. The trim mings w ill include cabbage and pineapple salad creamed new potatoes buttered peas milk bread and butter and sky rockets an ice Cream dessert naps Are scheduled for after lunch and at 3 30 . Parents Are expected to arrive for the v is iting period that lasts until 5 .in preparation for the sunday program the children spent a quiet saturday afternoon. Some enjoyed them selves on the swings that Are in Shady spots others played bean bag some played the Victrola and a few read. The More Active ones had a Gay Tim e with the Volley balls sent to the Camp by Fred Winter director of athletics in the Public schools. The continued on Page 2, this sect sunday Index s e c t i o x o n edit news Rac t 1 Walter w in re r la Pate #. L a w a in b he i e l in r la in Section two. Page 13 Watrt a 4. S. Fia facial Page sect Ion three Flat Tea new p to to 15. Arena lie i # f u e ?. Feree Aat of Ere to Par 4. Mori pane rail Psge ?. S e c t i o n room. Mate by pages 1 x farm new pages m Ari Page .1. Of intoxication. ,

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