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Independent (Newspaper) - June 23, 1940, Helena, Montana The weather weather in Montana partly Cloudy West showers and Bun. De storms East portion sunday and monday Little change in temperature. Daily vol. Cents Sun Day Helena mont., sunday june 23, 1940 associated prow Aba feature service n. Y. Stock nod Bond list Montana oldest publication it blankets Helena s trading territory Complete surrender by France is seen Buff huge new Navy expansion Infuso peace pact signed armistice conditioned on acceptance of Italy s terms Berlin june 22. France made a final surrender to victorious Germany tonight signing in the Forest of com Pisegne a peace based upon the Broad dictate Laid Down by Adolf Hitler. It was an armistice still conditioned however on a second capitulation to Italy and tonight men fought on in a conflict that was a War no longer. It was an agreement that bring real armistice Only after be French have made their terms Iveth Premier Mussolini. Six hours after the notice of this second armistice have been to lived by the Nail High command he guns will cease to speak. In the old railway car in he Forest where tha Ival ser a delegation bowed in defeat .0 marshal Ferdinand Foch on nov ii 1918, two ranking generals it p. A. . Put Lens to the French surrender of 19-10. T i Cave for holy weary French ook a. Plane almost immediately or an undisclosed City in Italy to continued on Page 2. Senator Glass is married in quiet Church ceremony Washington june senator Carter Glass of Virginia ind mrs. Mary Scott Meade of am i Cost va., were married at am least at p. Re. Today. Mrs. Glass is the daughter o he late or. And mrs. Charles Ion Scott and widow of Rober Meade. Wedding was a quiet Cere Nony at ascension Episcopa Hurch. The Rev. Barney Phillips Hapl Aln of the United stalls sen lie officiated. Senator Harry Byrd son Llor Glass colleague was Best Man senator and mrs. Glass left am lie St for the senator s country is late near Lynchburg being compelled by the senator s to sent illness to postpone a Content plated wedding trip. Senator Glass is 82 years old an mrs. Glass is 50 Yomara of h has been married onco before. I first wife died about three year ago. Biggest sea Force in world history authorized in act additional fund of four billions allocated Strong opposition to confirmation of col. Knolls reported in Senate by the associate pres ii Washington june warship construe on program to make the american Navy the greatest Assam Lac of sea Power the world has Ever known was voted by the ouse today after scarcely two hours debate. The Swift action together with final congressional approval f a tax defense Bill and a Emer ency appropriation for the army and Navy shared attention t the Capitol with reports of Strong opposition within the sen the naval committee to confirmation of colonel Frank Knox s Omin lion to be Secretary of the Navy. French to meet italians Monda London French peace negotiator lire expected to have Thor tors meeting with the italians monday Exchange n evs i British Agency reported rom Bordeaux Early to Jay. Official circles in Bordeaux War Laid to Bellona it would take to or three Days to reach a settlement program is voted in House recess for i week . Boy is fatally Hurt fighting fire serious injuries Are suffered by 2nd in big Park Blaze june Hester 10, Ono of two . In today while fighting to clip Nink Creek fro in Cyl own Sonc National Park died his r ening a Culillo being to Ken to to Asp Leal no in Nicolli hot Springs strict . Headquarters Micro in Uncort tonight. Word was received Forl mis Oinila that Hester had died shortly before 6 o clock. His Mother mrs. Lara Fischer of 2gtz March St 01 Wood Ohio has been informed c his death. By thei3 Yellowstone Park wyo., june j. Two . Eau Ollices continued on Page 2. The naval committee voted at a closed session to ask Knox to appear before it for questioning on his views toward United states pol icy and the War. Ono member who said he favored approval of the nomination told reporters that an informal poll indicated that if a Voto were taken today the Nomina Tion would to rejected 11 to 5. Whether or not the committee approves the nomination this mem1 Ber said May depend on Knox r statement of his attitude toward possible United states intervention in Tho european War. A us incr so rect Tho Navy expansion Bill swept through the House with a chorus of ayes on a voice vote. The exact number of new snips proposed in it is a military secret Tho measure cloaking this by providing Only Tor tons of battleships 000 ions of aircraft carriers 000 tons of cruisers 250.000 tons of destroyers and tons of submarines. There have been unofficial Esti mates however that completion of Tho program together with other naval construct Lon already authorized would give the United slates a Fleet of g1s warships capable of continued on Page 14. Italy Bills passed to houses quit till after Republican convention Washington june Congress quit tonight for a be week recess after sending o the White House a billion Ollar tax Bill and Over 00.000 of appropriations leg Slat Ion. A scattering of noes came rom the Republican Side when he House adopted the resold Ion which closed a 10-hour Day or the legislators and recessed ingress until july 1. Acting swiftly on Ono item after nother the Senate and House Send o president Roosevelt a score of ill during the Day. Including emergency defense measure and the annual appropriations for Relief the labor depart nent and the Federal Security gency. In addition to the direct Annrob rial Lons Congress also granted a Brolly for various government Gentles to enter into contracts to continued on Pago 2. Highway department is in the midst of Montana s largest Road construction program Tho Montana Highway depart ment in the midst of Tho biggest my busiest construction and re Lull link program in Ita history is pending this year almost seven and one half million dollars to increase he state s hard surfaced Road mile age to jobs for More than men Havo been furnished by Tho Road building work. State huh Wuy Engineer Don a. Mck Nuon yes erday in outlining the program. All the work is in addition to the state s regular maintenance pro Gram. New construction under Way includes 68 of grading 119 Miles of Graveling and t35 Miles of oiling which will Cost 892.93, and the building of 98 Bridges at a Cost of . This work 68 projects in All is Der the Federal Aid program paid or partly by the state and in part by the u. S. Government. In addition to tha contract work the state Highway maintenance de department has under Way am bilious special reconstruction pro Gram which includes 32 Miles Roll aug and 25 Miles of new oiling other maintenance Depa men work will include Raisin of tin Grado on approximately 106 Miles of Highway Seal coat and Armor coat oiling of 305 Miles of existing pavement gravel surfacing 15 Miles erection of guard rails am guide posts repair of slides am washouts and placing of now Drain age structures. This phase of Tho Laid High a program will Cost provide Man hours of labor bore bad news to stricken France big Krupp works violently bombed by Royal air Force London june t h o air Force planted countless bombs Down on the great Gorman Krupp armaments works Essen and the big Folk Wulf aircraft Plant it Bremen during lout no Gnu s far ranging Nerval Lalap the ministry tonight. For hour sol a Liaf British Homborg hammered away at these and other objectives in Germany and the Netherlands touching off numerous explosions and Flroes while attackers Wero car Ryan out their third major raid of the Creek on England. The wll Lemsford base in the Netherlands Tho Fot Seler works the Rothenburg and air based at Kissel and Merlh of Hamburg were among recon Large objectives of tha . Along with a number of other us Lutary Catali ugh Mentor. In a North sea attack the air ministry report ii British Naissance aircraft Cank a enemy Supply Alp. Several hits were reported on the factory build Long i of the Krupp Essen. Direct Hlls Weie said to Havo wrecked Sli Supply and ammunition trains Between on Shruck and Bremen and near to town of Heln. Violent exp Lalona followed direct hid on Tho Folk cult Plant at Bremen the air ministry said. One Alvo of bombs was reported to Havo completely wracked train at frat eau of Rhein. Jose Felix Lequerica Spanish ambassador with Tho new French Govor Mont at lord Calix was to ported Trio intermediary who transmitted to Heller Mussolin terms to Premier to lain. Highan starts runaway train is halted from rear Galbralth Juno Lont wind with a Peak pc locally re mated it 75 Keileb por hour forced seven empty Railroad lion cons on to Trio main Ino and drove them 42 Miles Down Rade. Tho Waltl runaway Caluph rom behind by a work train in Ino and halted at cold a linings. I Miles cast of Vananda and Only hero Miles Irest of i be Railroad Patlon at Forsyth. Railroad men said Tho Gale up Laren Tlly was Strong enough to blow the cars from the siding up Light Grade hero Anil compel the wheel flanges to spread the tracks Hus forcing the main Lino switch prom that Point the route Lay Down Grade. The cars roared through Lugo mar. A telegraphed notified an sex gang on the work train it Anda 29 Miles cast am the work train ducked on to a siding. Whei the Cara flashed past the Worl train engine returned to the main no and quickly overhauled the runaway. Nazi peace terms in old setting All forces will be demobilized nation occupied Dormer Secretary to Reynaud says Complete capitulation is result of acceptance of terms criticizes government London june do Gaulle for Mer assistant to Paul Reynaud resigned French Premier said n a broadcast in French Over the British broadcasting corporation today that the effect of the conditions dictated by Ger Many would be that French land sea and air forces would i completely demobilized arms surrendered and the territory of France completely the English translation of the broadcast issued by the min Stry of information stated general do Gaulle declared France has undertaken not to Lay Down her arms except in agreement with her allies. So Long As these allies continue the War her government has not the right to surrender to the a bad military system faults committed in the conduct of operations the defeatist spirit of the government during these recent combats made us lose the Battle of he said but added there remains to us a vast Empire an intact Fleet much Churchill is grieved Over France s act German terms of peace for beaten France were delivered in .1 scene of settlement of another ill Long cur in comply no Forest whore terms of world War in j9is Wero in coded. This Iho historic scene then with Allan re lenders shown leaving tin car marshal Foch second from right Anil Generalissimo Gand second from left. Thus Germany wiped out one of Hor most ranking humiliations by compelling France s plenipotentiaries to come to com Legno for Tho 1340 arms Loco British waylay German battleship in revenge for sinking of Carrier London june British naval and air units seeking to Engo the sinking of Tho aircraft Carrier glorious waylaid the 2g.ooo-Lon German battleship Scharnhorst Ott trondheim fjord and damaged her the admiralty Bald today. Shortly afterwards the admiralty announced that a Large italian sub Marine attack Nellh Drill in Gulf of Aden had our dared to Iho British trawler Moon Tho communique on tha Scharn Horst said the battleship reported damaged Early this month a Orlly after Slid and her sister ship the in Elsenau Sank Tho glorious in North sea Juno s. Was spied by a submarine leaving tha fjord. Inns damaged the Battle Eom Mun que said was clearly on pass age to a Safe port a hero she could repair the damage sustained when hit by at least one heavy bomb Axis naval Power will be third stronger than . If French Fleet is taken during no not nov by an aircraft o Tho British Fleet air Arm on june 13." the Scharnhorst was under escort but Tho torpedo regardless and it Hli m.1 her. Tho Royal air Force coast command was notified and Lor Pedi bomber aircraft opened up. To Scharnhorst escape but a destroyer was lilt. Two of Tho Jur Llesh planes fallen to return. A hour later. Bald the Brills communique despite the escort c destroyers and a guard of at Leas 50 Fisser Schmidt fighting Limea continued on i age 14. Toga seekers gathering in Philadelphia deals strongly Denie by leading . Candidates Hyde Park n. J., june president Roosevelt was under stood tonight to Havo re Elved from naval experts data showing that if Germany took the French Fleet. Tho nations would Havo a combined sea Power one third greater than that of the United slates. The president was represented ?.l very much concerned with this prow eni of relative naval strength a it affects the Western Hemi sphere. The rough figures indicate in and Dillon that should the British Navy full into the hands of Tho Axis pow ers their superiority at sea Over Iho United states would to in the Ralio of two and one third to Ono. It Learned furthermore that the naval ohse Vcra have rated the japanese and United Stales Alcele shout on a Par in the data Laid no fore the president. That incl took on significance inasmuch As japanese naval strength generally has Chen Herb Rcd us Ronald crawly Pielow that of this country. Japan has shrouded her naval building program in secrecy and the figures relayed to Tho pres ident May reflect information which the Navy department has obtained in secret. If it were operating in Tho at lactic the american Fleet would he rated at 100 by the naval observers whom president too Sevelt has consulted. Tho British Fleet also would Aland at 100, the French and ital Ian at 50 each and to German at 3.1. Thus the rating of the Axis pow ers would to 13.1 if the obtained French Fleet and 23.1 if they got the British Navy too. Or. Roosevelt appointed James Forristal. President of the new Vork investment firm of Dillon read and company Ono of his and nil stand today. Appeals to All French citizens to j o i n with Britain tune mint nor Winston Chur chill Cpru Weltig British pro of and it Frai Irr n of terms no in nil French men Uli Ertmer her to to a Fol the flirt it form nor the Only Liopo or i in acc t eventual torn Ion to utterly. Declaring Hinl Tho hrs Tanh Rov non Manl could not feel a to n re French Rovern mint could have sub Mil Ted to Tho Fern inn Churchill to frenchmen Over Tho hearts of lilo i Ollari of for intent to no to Tho utmost of their re Rocth Tho forces of libera Tion Whir h arc mormons Nyrl Frlj till fully and resolutely used n my assured in Only Topo or Salto Tho Cllon of Tho bar it Niit government to raid a in to Kluun url Nln will cherish Iho of twin French and Nle. out to whom that n. I was Ihn Only possible for Iho restoration of France and Iho Freedom Ocita the prime minister s Kent Cmunt continued on pane 2. Is sift n h2 ism there remain to us allies Rhoss resources Are immense and dominate the seas. There remain in the Gigantic possibilities of american Industry. Honor common sense the in Terest of the country demand that All free frenchmen should continue to fight wherever they Are and by whatever Means they to form army general do Gaulle said to under took the National task Here id England of Kroup Loi together Obero possible the great pos Sybla French everything which can to Gath ered together la military units and in Nina is to produce armaments should be organized wherever there Aro any such he said. He said to invited the leaders Tho soldiers the sailors the air men of Tho French forces to get in touch with him. He invited All French people who wish to re main free to listen to him and to follow him and concluded Long live France free in Honor and terms Hart Bordeaux june French government announced officially late tonight that France and Germany had signed an armistice continued on Pago 14 Juno leading contenders for Iho Depuhl can nomination nor had in tills cur Nival Bent convention City Toda denying fast flying rumours of in pending Meak and looking for Ward to the party s first a Lac open for the nomination since 1020. Wendell wll Kllc the n cd York utilities Man risen from dark horse ranks Thomas e. Dewey. The Young York District attorney who swept the preference primaries and senator Robert a. Tuft of Ohio fresh from Tho firing line in Washington reached Lown to join Senate styles Hildroa Frank Onn Nett and gov. Arthur e. James of i Enn to Ylva Ala contenders who Hod previously taken up their quarters hero. Unitt lot res Ono of Tho prominent contend incr Len Juno ii Alpo for Well in formed quarters said tonight. As this View widened in Ger Many to Day s communique told of increased pressure against eng land from Trio air and on the nearly 100 to in hers 01 in plus roast communities last night in another muss demonstration of nor rower. They will go Back. h0 German press emphasised that Aciu ally based Placos need j not far sea Power. The news san Diens Aua deut Schkud declared that England is an Ideal Suh Jert for attack in that it is a for Quick first Ruc tue air forays and for blockade. Place of peace talk with Italy is to be secret Rome Juno and time of armistice negotiations Between italian representatives and the French emissaries flown Here today from comply enc Forest was kept secret tonight in Roma Pend ing official announcement. Kali ans first Learned that French Hart signed the terms of Gorman armistice in a special Ger announcement at p. P. M., Tho German broadcast said the terms could not yet be disclosed. A later italian radio announce ment said the terms probably fall into three groups 1. German occupation of France s King Misti Channel ports until the War with England is ended. 2. Military measures to assure that the French will not Aid Brit Ain. 3. Economic measures to preparation for peace in which reparations will he made to Germany for tha wrongs she at and of Tho world War. Hamilton Veteran elected commander Montana . Miles City. Juno w. Atom of was elected department comma ukr of the of wars Toiny. Ilo succeeds Jack Ronnau of Phr Why. The chose Irwi Stormi As the site Tor 1041 Stirn moment. Officers name 1 besides Waters include of. S. Fulti. Senior Vlco commander f. E map Klus Lewistown Junior vice com Mander Lii Mph w. Sloan or. Shelby ers senator Arthur Vandenberg of the Rev. Melodia. Chaplain or. A. Ptter Gosoir Cir tvs a n quark Michigan was not due in town until i t Lippy by Resolution the called for of Tho vet Onmi Hospital at fort Harrison favored legislation re Quant g registration of nil Hill Etc foot in connections Montana Law requiring school cell Dren to swear it Berlanca to to United Stattum. Roqu rated stricter enforcement of the state preference Law Roger Dong employ ment urged Mure Burl Nicut Federal to combat Irtle Lulea to this country and Domando tomorrow. S. Crown. Navy and air f with candidates car Glasgow judge Shiva to of and e Ruhh of and party ramp ant f h. King Laura. Conn Unity of us Micro. T million men be produced be made second not loss us i ago newspaper spa erf

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