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Dubuque Telegraph Herald (Newspaper) - June 23, 1940, Dubuque, Iowa / the weather sunday partly Cloudy local Shower or thunderstorms Likely. Not much change in temperature. Sunday morning edition Price. 7 cents volume 104 Dubuque Iowa sunday. June 23. 1940 number 26 �?20 Page French sign truce with nazis a oks Kex it a / n a. Quot a a. Quot a a. A a a in a a a too a it Ltd it a oooo of German terms a hard but honorable fighting to go on until pact is signed with Italy contest wide open on conclave eve leading candidates deny rumours of deals Wisconsin River flood warning issued Here pronounced Rise due As heavy Rains soak area Philadelphia up a leading contenders for the Republican presidential nomination arrived in this carnival Bent convention City saturday denying fast flying rumours of impending and looking Forward to the party a first wide open contest for the nomination since 1920. Wendell Willkie the new York utilities Man risen from dark horse ranks Thomas e. Dewey the Young new York District attorney who swept the preference Pri Manes and senator Robert a Taft of Ohio fresh from the firing line in Washington reached town to join senator styles Bridges. Frank Gannett and governor Arthur h. James of Penn Sylvania contenders who had previously taken up their quarters Here. One of the prominent contenders senator Arthur Vandenberg of Michigan was not due in town until sunday. With them came a rash of delegates and party Camp followers who jammed hotel lobbies bars and restaurants talking excitedly of this Rumor or that and arguing endlessly about platform planks and candidates Dewey holding a press conference. Said flatly there was no truth in reports that his forces were teaming up with those of senator Taft in an Effort to a Stop asked whether he would accept a vice presidential nomination. He said a i Trust the question is at the same time platform subcommittees were at work behind closed doors including the group at work on the foreign affairs Plank. All the groups had been advised to have their planes read for presentation to the drafting committee by Early evening. Alf m. Landon chairman of the forego affairs sub committee asserted however that that was impossible in his Case. London a View repeatedly express has been that the Plank should not be written hurriedly Quot a cause of the Uncertain status of s abroad. The Plank is sex cd to emphasize peace and Prepa Ltd iness urge some degree i assistance to the allies and stress the Republican party As the peace party. Seated in a Pullman chair Bredeen North Philadelphia and thirtieth Street stations Willkie Pooh poohed an Taik of a �gt0p Willkie movement with an assertion that other candidates did not control or delegates to such an extent daily asserted he would not son the vice presidentil11 Nomona Ai the candidates Are men of Del Fracter Quot he 8ald> Quot anti i an i that they Are entering into a deals or combinations or that would do them any a a press conference Taft said tip a Contemp Atins a no comb Nate of any kind a saw no reason pet a deadlock or a Long in out convention and predictor a Quot Nora nation Quot on the last Bairn Rua Nins our own Cam lion it Faldu and r shows every 4 Ein a the Day the convention he rules. Adopted a sweep senti would deny repro and pin in conventions to failed ?"gref,8,?Nai strict which twill w 1�?T000 votes in a a event to Electie Quot prior to the farm Bureau submit panty Price platform a Ltd Mph a a a committee Era tinn i6�?T. N farm Borcau fed 000 fam no a no to represent 400, oed lev to Tui the 80il> in had a the f Republican party sat obtain Ert pm arty Price could be Fuir he tl0ut government Price Prat ?or4try me cures and ,.plafforra submitted to the ass subcommittee of the in add re8olutl�ns. Meeting a Republican a a in Ion the federation lion not 4e welfare of the a Luikert ust be to agriculture res , a a 8tei>8 a Brin fan prices and income to parity Levels with the prices j Industrial products and the ser nce of labor. Can be accomplished in ays a the platform set Forth a Tor ten on Page two l. Walter Dick meteorologist in charge of the Dubuque office of the United states weather Bureau. Saturday issued an advisory warning that a pronounced rises will occur in the Wisconsin River. Quot because of heavy rainfall a the warning read a pronounced rises will occur in much of the Wisconsin River during the next few Days and baneful conditions or flood stages May be reached. A figures As to the probable crests cannot yet be the area affected in the warning runs from Knowlton to Portage. And includes such towns As Wisconsin rapids Stevens Point Wisconsin dells and other Small communities. Excessive Rains continued to fall Over the Wisconsin River area saturday morning and afternoon or. Dick reported in addition to totals ranging up to 3.68 inches on Friday and Friday night at Knowlton it still was raining at 4 of clock saturday afternoon and 3.20 inches had fallen since seven in the morning. This add cd to 1.32 inches during the previous 24 hours made a total of 4.52 inches in less than 36 hours. The River at Knowlton. Or. Dick said had risen 1.1 feet Between 7 of clock saturday morning and four in the afternoon. At Wisconsin rapids which had reported 3.68 inches at 7 of clock saturday morning an additional Inch of rain had fallen by four in the afternoon and it still was raining there too. The River stage at 4 of clock was sir feet a Rise of 0.7 of a foot since seven in the morning. Other rainfall totals up to 7 of clock saturday morning included 3.09 inches Al Milwaukee and 1.41 at Portage. These amounts of rainfall Are a a critical for the Middle Wisconsin River at least. Or. Dick said especially in the face of the probability of additional showers or thunderstorms saturday night and sunday. Hitlers Price not yet told French people Poilu fight to hold lines until Duce a terms Are known French delegation signs armistice Relief fund hits $2,014 Aid of �?~4-h�?T members asked in drive is letters appealing for Volunteer service in the War Relief fund Campaign were sent to �?o4-h&Quot club members throughout Dubuque county As the american red Cross mapped plans saturday for final stages of the drive toward its second $3,880 quota. The Dubuque chapter had passed the half Way Mark toward its second quota reporting $2,014 saturday noon and drive leaders expressed Hope that the Campaign might be completed before wednesday evening. Appeal is made an Appeal was made that boys and girls living in Fine Homes on prosperous Iowa farms a give a thought to the Many thousands of children in France who have become homeless orphans As a consequence of the War. The letter called attention particularly to several half starved girls found on a Refuge crowded Road w to were still wearing their Best Lacy frocks in which they were dressed when word of invading armies came to them during sunday Church services. All �?o4-h�?� club members Are to conduct solicitations in Rural areas in the Early Days of the week. Regular club officers will direct the Campaign. Boys officers boys club officers Are Francis look for three on Page two help it Rise �?$3,880 �?$3,500 �?$3,000 �?$2,500 �?$2,000 �?$1,500 �?$1,000 �?$500 week s recess for Congress appropriation measures and tax Bill passed i the a a Mercury in the a a thermometer above which records the daily Progress of the local red Cross drive for an add tonal $3,880 to Aid War refugee. Saturday had climbed past the $2,000 Mark. Keep the Mercury climbing by tending in your contribution now Washington up a Congress quit saturday night for a one week recess after sending to the White House a billion Dollar tax Bill and Over $4,000,000,000 of appropriations legislation. A scattering of a a noes came from the Republican Side when the House adopted the Resolution which closed a to hour Day for the leg gators and recessed Congress until july i. Acting swiftly on one item after another the Senate and House sent to president Roosevelt a score of Bills during the Day including a $1,� 68,913,908 emergency defense measure and the annual appropriations for Relief the labor department and the Federal Security Agency. Contracts authorized in addition to the direct appropriations. Congress also granted authority for various government agencies to enter into contracts totalling almost another $1,000,00.-000. The purpose of this High Speed action was two fold to allow an interlude for the Republican National convention beginning monday at Philadelphia and to get vital appropriation measures enacted into Law Well before the new fiscal year starts on july i. In addition to giving Quick approval to Senate House compromises on the tax and defense Bills the two branches of Congress accepted and sent along to the White House a Compromise $1,157,711 357 Relief appropriation Bill. War profits Levy out As finally passed the defense tax Bill was shorn of a Senate approved proposal for a War profits Levy. It carries provisions to increase the National debt limit from $45,000,000,000 to $49,000,000,000 Lowers personal income tax exemptions increases the number of individual tax payers by an estimated 2,000,000 and imposes increased taxes on theater tickets Cigar ets whiskey gasoline and numerous other products. The income tax changes will cover 1940 incomes payable on March 15, 1941. The excise increases become effective immediately the president signs the legislation. The $1,768,913,908 emergency defense appropriation was the latest of president Roosevelt a recommended defense expenditures. The bulk of the fund will be used for army air planes tanks guns and other munitions but part will go for Navy needs including a Start on construction of 68 new fighting ships. Passage of the emergency defense Bill brought the total of defense appropriation measures approved up to my to $5,377,552,058. In addition numerous items intended for defense purposes appeared in other routine Supply Bills. Cath for labor department the Senate completed congressional action and sent to the White House during the Day legislation to provide $1,023,282,690 for the labor department and Federal be i purity Agency during the coming fiscal year. Originally the democratic Lead Bordeaux up a the French government announced officially late saturday night that France and Germany had signed an armistice providing a hard but honorable terms. A if the terms had not been honorable France would have been ready to fight on in her colonies French sources said. The Price Adolf Hitler demanded for peace however will not be announced officially until after France reaches an agreement with Italy and the cease firing order is Given. In a heavily censored dispatch it was disclosed that the government remains for the moment at Bordeaux the provisional capital. Holding italians Back from that Headquarters official spokesman said Quot fresh French troops were holding firm along the Alpine Frontier beating Back attacking italians from Mont Blanc to the sea despite the menace of German pressure from the rear. The germans were pictured As pushing a spearhead Down the Rhone Valley behind the Frontier defense forces slowly steadily despite valiant resistance. The High commands night communique indicated that while the fighting was less severe. It continued in local combats All along the front. The germans apparently were pushing Forward with Advance and scouting units. Fight not useless a War office spokesman said the tired Poilu Quot Are continuing a desperate but not useless fight their resistance during the tense hours in which emissaries of their government discussed with the germans the terms of armistice was said to have enabled France to hold out for the Quot soldiers peace which Premier Petain demanded. There was no cease firing order. Apparently the troops must continue to hold their lines until six hours after agreement is reached with Italy. Not until then government spokesman said is the armistice effective. It was understood too terms of the armistice be disclosed until that French envoys Fly to Italy to meet Duce conflict to Stop six hours after second truce is signed bulletin London sunday a up a the French peace negotiator Are expected to have their first meeting with the italians monday Exchange news a British Agency reported from Bordeaux Early today. Official circles in Bordeaux were said to believe it would take two or three Days to reach a settlement. It was said also that French authorities expected Germany to influence a reduction in Italy a claims against France. A a id m ii the German censored caption on this radio photo reads a the time of reckoning. It shows. E French delegation that signed the armistice with Gyp any standing beside the historic railway car n France comping be Forest. A Short time later the wrench envoys boarded a plane for Italy where they will attempt to negotiate a truce with a peace terms stun. Churchill that the will not time. No new gains along the Western half of the front the germans were reported to have made no new advances South of the River Loire. Eastward however they pushed ahead Over a wide front. On a narrow Plain Between the Loire and Cher Rivers stiff French resistance had slowed or stopped nazi columns. Scanty information available in Bordeaux on the position of the remaining French troops in parts of Alsace and Lorraine along the German Border indicated they Are not completely Cut off from the main French armies. Contact was believed to be maintained along deep valleys through the mountains bordering the Swiss Frontier. Italy warns threatens Empire with total annihilation Board orders a Rescan Vass i vote Victory in new wine township to be checked members of the Dubuque county Board of supervisors tuesday will re canvass the vote for committeeman cast at the june primary in new wine township it was announced by chairman Thomas Mcdermott saturday. Chairman Mcdermott said that the vote would be re canvassed on the strength of an opinion handed Down by county attorney John l. Duffy that the Board had jurisdiction in a formal request filed recently by Charles a. Hogan candidate for committeeman from new wine who declared in a petition that an error had been made by the election judges in counting two absent voters ballots. Hogan polled a total of 284 votes according to the original count while his opponent. Ray link was credited with 285 votes. Should the Board throw out the two contested absent voters ballots Hogan would be elected. The matter however will be de Rome or a the Semi official weekly relation a said saturday that a the final hour for the British Isles is about to strike and that a England will be totally occupied and the British Empire Cut into discussing the French armistice negotiations the publication said a either France will accept peace terms for All of French territory or it will be annihilated. Half a Victory is not Victory at All especially when there is an enemy to be disposed warn Egypt earlier the newspaper Popolo i Roma sharply had warned Egypt against continued use of her territory by British forces and it said that last nights attack by italian planes reported to have razed the egyptian town of Mersa Matuh should be regarded As a warning by the egyptian government. Relation a Internazi Onali said a once the French problem has been solved italian and German armies must crush the British Hegemony. The fatal hour for the haughty British Isles is about to strike. For the Rome Berlin Axis this no longer is a question of time but a question of method. The last Effort will be carried out look for six on Page two British bomb issues plea to frenchmen great Britain famed Krupp arms factory cited at the regular meeting of the Era of Congress had aspired to a i supervisors tuesday when the final adjournment of Congress sat-1 new wine to Reship vote for this look for eight on Page two particular office will be re checked. Gop meets we a party asked to credit use of party song Washington a up a Republican Leader John d. M. Hamilton was asked saturday to give the spa full credit for the a Ballad of americans a billed As the opening song for the party s convention at Philadelphia. Senator Minton a ind directed Hamiltons attention to the fact that the song was written for spa by John Latouche and Earl Robinson former employees of the Federal theater project a will you be Good enough to extend my congratulations to the arrangements committee for its Good taste in music a Minton requested in a letter to the Republican chairman. London up a the air ministry announced at the Krupp armaments works at Essen were bombed by the Royal air Force Friday night. Important German aircraft factories and storage buildings were Internazi Onali reported attacked by heavy bombers in raids which lasted an hour and a half. Direct bomb hits were scored on the Focke Wulf aircraft works at Bremen the air ministry said and six ammunition and Supply trains Between Bremen and Osnabrock were wrecked. Saturday night s air ministry communique important German aircraft factories and storage buildings at Bremen Kassel Rothenburg and Gottinger were attacked Friday night by heavy bombers of the Raf in a series of raids lasting for nearly an hour and a half. Heavy bombs dropped at Bremen the attack was directed against the Large Focke we Ulf aircraft works. The first bomber reached the target five minutes before Midnight and in the bombardment that followed a Large number of heavy and incendiary bombs were dropped. Hits were registered in the Center of factory buildings and two violent explosions were observed. Fires were started at various Points of an aerodrome and one of the hangars was extensively damaged. The objective at Kassal was the Weiseler aircraft works and in the course of the attack several bombs were seen to fall on the target hangars were damaged at Rothenburg As Well As the aerodrome and military buildings. An aircraft storage depot at Gottinger was Alco considerably damaged by High explosives dropped by another attacking Force. Planes set afire i another bomber attacked an aerodrome at Hunt Losen Southwest of Delmenhorst which was clearly visible in the Moonlight and set fire to a number of aircraft lined look for one on Page two Britain in fight Duke and Duchess leave for Madrid Barcelona Spain a up a the Duke and Duchess of Windsor ref Uge from France left Barcelona for Madrid by Way of Tarragona saturday. It a a said that they would Dine at Tarragona and spend the night at Zaragoza. Their plans after arrival in Madrid were not known. I by Louis p. Lochner berlins up a France made a final surrender to victorious Germany saturday night signing in the Forest of comping be a peace based upon the Broad dictate Laid Down by Adolf Hitler. It was an armistice still conditioned however on a second capitulation Italy and saturday night mr0401 on in a conflict that was a War no longer. It was an agreement that will bring a real armistice Only after the French have made their terms with Premier Mussolini. Six hours after the notice of this second armistice have been received by the nazi High command the guns will cease to speak. In the same old railway car in the comping be Forest where the Kaiser a delegation bowed in defeat to marshal Ferdinand Foch on nov. La 1918, two ranking generals at 6 50 p. In. 11 50 a. In. Cost put pens to the French surrender of 1940. Take plane to Italy the weary French delegation took a plane almost immediately for an undisclosed City in Italy to begin their conversations with Mussolini. This French surrender at an old asks people to Aid great and bitterly remembered scene of German defeat the railway car in the Forest was signed by col. Gen. Wilhelm Keitel for Germany and by general Charles Huntziger for France. Just what France had agreed to at the end of a Short and bloody struggle which in 43 Days left half her country in German hands was not disclosed pending the italian negotiations. But when Hitler took his dictate to them Friday he stated in a preamble to his detailed terms three Broad conditions that must be met. France was to agree to halt any form of resistance. Give a a guarantees to Germany to help her wage War on the historic French ally England. Submit to a a a new peace in Europe which would be designed above everything to help to wipe out the Quot wrong done to the German Reich by Force in the last War. Hitler not present the fuehrer was not present at saturday s session. Even during the last hours of the solemn discussion in the shadows of comping be Forest the French armies were being pushed by German forces in the Field. The fact that this struggle might go m for agonizing hours seemed Plain in the terms of the German communique announcing Capitula tit a the cessation of hostilities is not connected with the signing of the treaty. It will follow six hours after the italian government has notified the German supreme command of the text of the Italo French armistice while the Berlin press took a very reserved tone toward events in the Forest of comping be propaganda minister Goebbels newspaper Der Andriff gave an insight into the status which the nazis believe France must occupy in the a new a com Pisegne a the paper said a was the end of an entire order of the economic and soc logic amp i system of the French Republic. A after this War France will make the first step into a new age which the Young authoritarian states of Europe have Long since taken. The responsible men of France ought to think about that when they have to present guaranties to a victorious War goes on a special German wireless program bringing to Berlin the signing of the peace at comping be closed look for four on fag two London sunday a a it a prime minister Winston Churchill expressing British a grief and amazement a at Frances acceptance of German armistice terms appealed today to All frenchmen wherever they May be to Aid the British fight against Germany As the Only Hope of Frances eventual restoration to Liberty. Declaring that the British government could not feel that a free Independent and constitutional French government could have submitted to the German armistice Churchill appealed to frenchmen Over the Heads of the Petain government a to Aid to the utmost of their strength the forces of liberation which Are enormous and which faithfully and resolutely used will assuredly Witt cherish French cause despite the action of the Bordeaux government he said a victorious Britain will a cherish the cause of the French people Quot and pointed out to them that a British Victory was a the Only possible Hope for the restoration of France and the Freedom of its the prime ministers statement As read Over the British broadcasting facilities follows his majesty a government has heard with grief and amazement that the terms dictated by the germans have been accepted by the French government at Bordeaux. Such terms if accepted by All frenchmen would place not Only France but the French Empire entirely at the mercy and in the Power of the German and italian dictators. Not Only would the French people be held Down and forced to work against their allies not Only would the soil of France be used with the approval of the Bordeaux government As the Means of attacking their allies but the whole r4-sources of the French Empire and the French Navy would speedily pass into the hands of the adversary for the fulfilment of his purpose. Will carry on War a this majesty a government firmly believe that whatever happens they will be Able to carry on the War wherever it May be on the seas in the air and upon land to a successful conclusion. A when great Britain is victorious she will in spite of the action of the Bordeaux government look for seven on fag two

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