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Jefferson City News And Tribune (Newspaper) - June 23, 1940, Jefferson City, Missouri News and�4vtribunea sunday combination of the morning capital news and evening Post Tribune it _ vol. La no. 49 Jefferson City Missouri. Sunday. June 23. 1940 Price five cent France signs hard but honorable armistice Quick approval Given big Navy Bill by House $4,000,000,000 warship program voted after Little debate by the associated press Washington june 22�? apr a $4,000,000,000 warship construction program to make the american Navy the greatest assemblage of sea Power the world has Ever known was voted by the House today after scarcely two hours debate. The Swift action together with final congressional approval of a $1,000,000,000 tax defense Bill i and a $1,768,913,908 emergency appropriation for the army and Navy shared attention at the Capitol with reports of Strong opposition within the Senate naval committee to confirmation of colonel Frank Knox a Nomina-1 Tion to be Secretary of the Navy. The naval committee voted at a closed session to ask Knox to appear before it for questioning on his views toward United Sta Tes policy and the War. One member who said he favored approval of the nomination told reporters that an informal poll indicated that if a vote were taken today the nomination would be rejected la to 5. Whether or not the committee approves the nomination this member said May depend on Knox a statement of his attitude toward possible United states intervention in the european War. Number of ships a secret the Navy expansion Bill swept through the House with a chorus of a a ayes on a voice vote. The exact number of new ships pro posed in it is a military secret the measure cloaking this by providing Only for 385,000 tons of battleships 200,000 tons of aircraft carriers 420,000 tons of cruisers 250,000 tons of destroy ers and 70,000 tons of submarines. There have been unofficial estimates however that completion of the program together with other naval construction a1 ready authorized would give the states Fleet of 618 warships capable of meeting simultaneous threats in the Atlantic and Pacific. This Fleet would be comprised of 26 battleships 4 air plane carriers,70 cruisers 338 destroyers and 170 submarines. This compares with the existing Navy of 15 battleships five air plane carriers 35 cruisers 219 destroyers and 95 submarines in addition to heavy combat ships the Bill also would authorize acquisition of 15,�00 air planes construction of $25,000, too of Small Harbor defense Craft and 100,000 tons of auxiliary vessels. Informed sources said the latter would include a new fast Type of ship capable of carrying completely equipped detachments of marines including their tanks and artillery. The Bill also stipulates that no ship boat or vessel in the Navy or being built now or thereafter could be sold or otherwise disposed of or be chartered or scrap 347 youths arrive in Fulton to attend annual boys state Fulton mo., june 22.�? apr by bus family car and on foot 347 High school youths arrived Here today for the annual boys state the american legions 8-Day period of training in governmental problems. The boys were assigned to the a a nationalist or a a federalist party and made a citizen of a a Sci Tyr and Ward committeemen from each City have been selected and these with City and county party chairmen will meet in convention to draw up platforms and nominate candidates for office. The Price of admission for the first meal was a Post card to each boys family telling of his Safe arrival at Camp. Later the boys at a general Assembly took the oath of allegiance under the direction of col. B. Marvin Casteel director. Lowell r. Johnson Kansas City senior Counselor explained the party caucus method of nominating officers in preparation for the City elections which will take place tomorrow after Church services. Dewey denies any move to Slop Willkie gop convention faces first wide open conies since 1920 parking meter violators to get tickets monday no parking Law on commercial Avenue also enforced poll of motorists indicates majority favor Nickel in Slot regulation two lose lives As boat capsizes on Lake of the ozarks two others rescued another swims ashore Neor Purvis Beach Lake Ozark mo., june 22 two men drowned one Man swam ashore and two were rescued after a Motorboat capsized in the Lake of the ozarks near Purvis Beach 15 Miles West and South of the dam Early this morning. The drowning victims were o. R. Charlton Joplin mo., and James d. Stevens Kansas City. Leslie g. Lovelace swam to Hore while t. H. Henshall St. Joseph Clung to an empty gasoline can and l. B. Sappington Wichita Clung to a seat pad until they were rescued. The men business associates of Lovelace in the general foods sales co., were guests at a weekend Stag party at his Lodge. The Accident occurred about 1 30 a. In. There has been considerable Driftwood in the Lake in that area and it was believed the boat struck a log. Stevens 42, was unmarried. He had been employed with the Western Salt company at Kansas City since his graduation from the Lyons kas., High school in 1915. He is survived by two Brothers Alfred Stevens Kansas City and Lacy Stevens la Jolla calif., and a sister mrs. Pearl Collins of Kansas City. Charlton is survived by his widow and two daughters 17 and 21 years old. He was 41 years old. Lions Good Fellows drive progresses satisfactorily the Lions club announced yesterday that the Goodfellow a club membership drive was pro Ped without the consent of con i grossing satisfactorily Gress. I this year the Campaign will chairman Vinson a a of j be climaxed with a two Day car the naval committee said it was j Nival and fireworks festival at designed to prevent such trans j City Park july 3-4. Actions As the recently disclosed j the playgrounds committee Al Transfer of 20 torpedo boats to j so reported that with seven play Philadelphia june 22�? apr leading contenders for Republican presidential nomination arrived in this carnival Bent convention City today denying last flying rumours of impending a deals a 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 primaries 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 Pennsylvania contenders who had previously taken up their quarters Here. Denies a Stop Willkie move Dewey holding a press conference said flatly that 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 planks ready for presentation to the drafting committee by Early evening. Alf m. Landon chairman of the foreign affairs subcommittee asserted however that that was impossible in his Case. Landon a View repeatedly expressed has been that the Plank should not be written hurriedly because of the Uncertain status of events abroad. The Plank is expected to emphasize peace and preparedness urge some degree of assistance to the allies and stress the Republican party As the a a peace party. Willkie doubt a any Deal a seated in a Pullman chair Between North Philadelphia and thirtieth Street stations Willkie Pooh poohed All talk of a a Stop Willkie movement with an assertion that other candidates did not control their delegates to such an extent and flatly asserted he would not accept the vice presidential nomination. A fall the candidates Are men of Fine character a he said a and i doubt that they Are entering into any deals or combinations or that it would do them any at a press conference Taft said he was contemplating a no combinations of any kind a saw no reason to expect a deadlock a Long drawn out convention at 9 of clock tomorrow morning the police department will begin issuing traffic tickets instead of warnings to violators of the City a new parking meter ordinance. The two traffic officers policed the metered District from 6 until 9 saturday night warning All motorists who had parked longer than the hour allowed by the machines. Thirty seven of the warnings were Given out. During the afternoon patrol cars also policed commercial Alley enforcing the no parking Law. Henceforth police said no parking will be allowed on the North Side of commercial Alley in the too and 300 blocks and no parking will be allowed on either Side in the 200 Block. No parking Laws regarding bus stops and the Missouri hotel zone also will be enforced beginning monday. Approve meter a poll of motorists parked in the 200 Block on High Street saturday night indicated that the majority of Jefferson titans favor . Jury to begin probe of fire risk Compromise monday to determine of obstruction of Justice lows were violated Kansas City june 22�? apr a Federal grand jury will Convene Here monday to determine whether obstruction of Justice statutes have been violated in connection with the Missouri fire insurance Compromise of 1935. The meter regulations. Here Are some of the comments meter 156�?�?oi�?Tm glad to pay a Nickel if i can find a parking space meter 155�?�?oi Kinda like Mem. Its better than driving around the Block forty eleven times trying to find a place to meter 152�?"it�?Ts a Handy for the Farmers who May have to pack a lot of groceries to their car and have to pay a Nickel before they even Start shopping. Of course its easier to find a meter 151�?�?oi think they re meter 145�?"i think they Are All right. I believe meter 41�?�?oi Haven to tried one yet. They should work out All right give the Cit it a Little Revenue and help the fellow who wants a parking space in a hurry. Meter 35�?�?othey Are too per cent All meter 32�?"good. A Guy comes continued on Page 3 y. E. Pine world War Veteran Dies in Chicago Hospital Well known Jefferson City succumbs after Long illness or and predicted his own nomination a on the last Britain and the reported but in. Confirmed Sale of 18 destroyers. To ask 175 million More Vinson said that As soon As the Bill became Law the Navy would continued on Page 3 _ a weather grounds now in operation last years attendance figure of 147,-500 probably will be increased to 200,-000. The playgrounds Are supervised by 22 experienced directors. Marriage License three couples were issued marriage licenses by Cole county recorder Henry Lepage yesterday. For probable citations the investigation was ordered May 20 by a 3-judge Federal court. The court directed t. J. Pendergast r. E. Of Malley former state insurance superintendent and a. L. Mccormack St. Louis insurance executive and possibly a a others he cited for contempt in connection with the insurance Case. Ordered jury probe judge Kimbrough Stone of the u. S. Court of appeals speaking for the 3-judge court instructed Richard k. Phelps acting District attorney to prepare the citations and take the Case before a grand jury. At that time judge Stone said a it is apparent xxx that there Are grounds to believe a very Gross imposition and fraud has been perpetrated upon this court by at least Pendergast of Malley and Mccormack and there May be others. It is therefore that we feel contempt proceedings Are warranted x x the contempt charges resulted from the rate Case settlement by Compromise. When Pendergast and of Malley pleaded guilty to j income tax evasion charges it was disclosed $460,000 paid in be half of the insurance companies j was divided among them and Mccormack. The latter acted As intermediary Between the late Charles r. Street of Chicago representative of the insurance companies and Pendergast. Some lawyers Here have advanced a theory that the statute of limitations May have expired of con Victor e. Pinet Veteran of the world War and Well known local resident died at Chicago late Friday night after a Long illness according to word received yesterday. He had been taken to Hines Hospital several Days ago for treatment for an infection which he was said to have contracted As the result of the mumps suffered while serving in the Navy during the War. The body was brought to this City and taken to the t. J. Gordon funeral Home. Definite funeral arrangements had not been made last night. Burial will be in the National cemetery. Pinet was born in the Tebbetts neighbourhood in Callaway county. He enlisted in the Navy when America entered the world War and served until the end of the conflict. At the close of the War he returned to Jefferson City and resided Here until several years ago when he went to Columbia to make his Home. He is survived by his wife and one daughter Julia Ann his Mother mrs. Evelyn Pinet 530 East High Street two Sisters mrs. Lynn Shackelford and miss Evelyn Pinet and a brother French. Britain urges frenchmen to continue fight Only Hope for restoration of Republic s Liberty Churchill says London june 23�? sunday map a prime minister Winston Churchill expressing British a grief and amazement 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 fool 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 hic utmost of their strength the forces of liberation which Are enormous and which faithfully and resolutely used will assuredly British Victory Quot Only Hope despite the action of the Bordeaux government he said a victorious Britain will Quot cherish the cause of the French people a and pointed out to them that a British Victory was a the Only possible Hope for the restoration of France and tile Freedom of its the prime ministers statement As read Over the British Broad German Price secret until French come to agreement with Italy fighting to continue until six hours ador beaten Republic agrees to terms with Duce French delegation leaves to Heel italians Bordeaux june 22�? apr the French government announced officially late tonight that France and Germany had signed an armistice providing a hard but honorable�?T1 terms. A if the terms had not been honorable France would have been ready to fight on in her colonies a 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 tho government remains for the moment at Bordeaux the provisional capital. From that Headquarters official spokesmen said a fresh French troops were holding firm along the Alpine Frontier a beating Back attacking italians from Mont Blanc to the sea despite the menace of German pressure from the rear. The germans were pictured a they were Forrest p. Wallace and Zona Marie Irvin both of Canton 111. Albert Hawkins Holt Summit and Lucille Warren Columbia Eugene Meyer Bay and Ruth Jane Shockley Bland. Tempt. They pointed out there is a 3-year limit in most criminal cases and for that reason any citations for contempt May not continued on Page 3 Missouri scattered thundershowers Northeast and extreme North partly Cloudy South and East Central portions continued warm sunday monday partly Milligan says America s duty lies laesj0 in saving democracy for ourselves open of Pool monday Seymour attacked by convict Al prison o. A. Seymour Alderman from the second Ward was attacked and painfully injured by a convict in the pants factory at the prison thursday afternoon it was Learned yesterday. Seymour said he had corrected the convict and criticized his work. A Why Are you always Riding me a the convict said and with that grabbed a scissors used the handle in the manner of a pair of knocks and struck him on the nose. Seymour a nose was badly lacerated and both eyes were discoloured. Guards came to his Rescue and the convict was overpowered. Casting facilities follows a this a 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. A they can not feel that such or Simitar terms could have been submitted to by any French government which possessed Freedom Independence and constitutional authority. A such terms if accepted by All frenchmen would place not Only France but tile French Empire entirely at the mercy and in the Power of the German and italian dictators. A 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 resources of the French Empire and the French Navy would speedily pass into the hands of the adversary for the fulfilment of his purpose. A to carry on War his majesty a government firmly believe that whatever happens they will be Able to carry on the War wherever it May be on the sea 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 cherish the cause of the French people and a British Victory is the Only possible Hope for the restoration of France and the Freedom of its people. A Brave men from other countries overrun by nazi invasion Are steadfastly fighting in the ranks of Freedom. A accordingly his majesty a government Calls upon All frenchmen outside the Power of the enemy to Aid them in their task and thereby Render its accomplishment More sure and More Swift. A they Appeal to All frenchmen wherever they May be to Aid to continued on Page 3 Krupp armaments works in Germany bombed by British aircraft Plant at Braman also hit in raids London says London june 22.�? a the Royal air Force slanted countless bombs Down on the great German Krupp armaments works at Essen and the big Folk Wulf aircraft Plant at Bremen during last nights far reaching Aerial raids the air ministry announced tonight. For an hour and a half British bombers hammered away at these and other objectives in Germany and the Netherlands touching off numerous explosions and fires while nazi attackers were carrying out their third major raid of the week on England. The nazi held Wille Soord base in the Netherlands the Weiseler aircraft works the Rothenburg Ai drome and air bases at Kassel and North of Hamburg were among objectives of the r. A. F. Along with a number of other military establishments. In a North sea attack the air ministry reported British reconnaissance aircraft Sank a Large enemy Supply ship. Several hits were reported on the factory building of the Krupp group at Essen. Direct hits were said to have wrecked six Supply and ammunition trains Between Osnabrock and Bremen and near the town of Rhein. Violent explosions followed direct hits on the Focke Wulf Plant at Bremen the air ministry said. One Salvo of bombs was reported to have a completely wrecked a train at Furstenau Northwest of Rhein. Earlier the air ministry announced that Royal air Force planes raided Berlin. The germans said the raid which they described As the first of the War caused no material damage. The British previously reported a raid on the German capital. British officials said the germans attacking Eastern and Southeastern Britain in Waves during the night killed three persons but failed to inflict major damage. Pushing a spearhead Down tha Rhone Valley behind the Frontier defense forces slowly steadily despite valiant resistance. The High commands night com Munique indicated that while tha fighting was less severe it continued in local combats All along the front. The germans apparently were pushing Forward with Advance and scouting units. Continue a useless fight a War office spokesman said the tired Poilu a Are continuing a desperate but not useless their resistance during the tense hours in which emissaries of their government discussed with tho germans the term of armistice wag said to have enabled France to hold out for the a Soldier e peace which Premier Petain demanded. There was no cease firing order the red Cross said yesterday Nevada mo., june 22�?cap i Honable possibilities of invasion a j that enrolment for swimming a Maurice m. Milligan declared and added classes will begin at the City Pool today a a american a duty in this a we must think of defending monday morning. Classes Are Cloudy scattered thundershowers j world at the present time lies not Only our lives and property opening for beginners Junior life and somewhat cooler North and not in saving the world for demo but our whole american Way of saving and senior lifesaving. West Central portions except i Cracy but in saving our demo living xxx we want to prove Finity of St. Louis High temperature 88 Low 58. River stages Keokuk. 3.7 fall 1.9 Cracy for ourselves and a even if we desired to attempt another salvation of democracy Kansas City. 12.4 fall 0.8 abroad by sending an armed Waverly. 12.4 Rise 1.6 Boonville. 9.9 Rise 2.4 St. Thomas. 3.9 Rise 1.5 Hermann. 5.6 fall 0.3 Lake of ozarks .2 foot below full Reservoir. Weather Outlook for week beginning monday for Missouri generally fair Force this would be useless As the Allied cause seem lost a the democratic senatorial candidate said in an address prepared for a political rally. The that democracy can defend itself materially and at the same time triumphantly protect its the candidate opposing sen. Harry s. Truman and gov. Lloyd c. Stark for the nomination warned against National maladjustment be blamed for the a maelstrom of hatred in eur classes will be held at 8 of clock and 12. Of clock each weekday. Bob Liles and Henry Sloan who have just returned from the red Cross aquatic school at Lake Tane Como will be the instructors. I say the Best Way for us to rope today. Save democracy is by protecting it and practising it in America x x x so far As i am concerned most of week except occasional you May believe this decision scattered thundershowers Central. Final we Are not going to Send americans to fight in Milligan asserted a your Only we must not let such Basic causes of War develop in America a he said. A it is imperative for us while watching events in Europe to devote our Wisdom and Energy to such problems As a employ cars in crash cars driven by o. L. Dothage 219 East Ashley and de Eggers 1312 St. Marys were involved in a collision at the intersection of High and Adams streets Early yesterday evening. Little damage was reported. Driver fined $5 Clarence e. Newcomer charged with careless and reckless driving my Eastern Kansas Northwest and extreme Northern Missouri and Central and Western okla certain Security is to Noma except Panhandle. Tempera selves with every adequate and the welfare of All our pee j of the peace John g. Leslie yes where a stove became overheat Fure mostly near or above Normal. I Means of defense against All Rea-1 iter Day. De. Little damage was reported. Arm our ment Relief farm depression was fined $5 and costs by Justice Cei Ved a Call to 1701 Jefferson adult educational club begins night classes the adult educational club started a week ago As a spa project is holding classes in English spelling arithmetic and government each Day in the Junior College building and three nights a week at the armory. The classes Are free to All Over 16 years of age. Two runs Are made by fire department the fire department made a Nual Encampment of Missouri a run yesterday morning to Extin j veterans of foreign wars Guise a fire at 110 r. West Elm. A a we must Arm America and some clothing had caught fire in j we must do it swiftly x x a a he a closet but the damage was i asserted. Slight. In the afternoon they re a your National preparedness Stark urges Navy equal to that of any combination of enemies meet italians monday London june 23�? sunday map a the French peace negotiators Are expected to have their first meeting with the italians monday Exchange news a British Agency reported from Bordeaux earlier today. Official Circle in Bordeaux were said to believe it would take two or three Day to reach a settlement. It a said also that French authorities expected Germany to influence a reduction in Italy claims against France. Apparently the troops must continue to hold their lines until six hours after agreement is reached with Italy. Not until then government spokesmen said is the armistice effective. It was understood too that the terms of the armistice will not be disclosed until that time. 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 part 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. Eldorado Springs mo., june 22�? apr a United states Navy a equal to that of any possible combination of enemies and one which will support the Monroe doctrine with Force if Neces Gary a was urged tonight by gov. Lloyd c. Stark. A we cannot ignore the fact that the downfall of France and England should the Victory of the totalitarian Powers be completed entirely alters the picture As regards our own National safety a Stark said in an address prepared for delivery at the an program should and will serve notice of the world that America will not is caught napping if the greedy eyes of a conqueror Are turned toward this Rich Stark also called for a nationwide a sixth column organization to help Block any attempts of a fifth column groups a to undermine our new National defense program a program so vital to the Security of the world War veterans might a Well provide the Backbone of that sixth column a he said. Stark in a Campaign speech at Nevada this afternoon declared the dictator nations of Europe have a their greedy eyes on the Gold buried at fort Knox on your farm and mine and on the armistice signed in historic railway car Berlin june 22. Map a France made a final surrender to victorious Germany tonight 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 to Italy and tonight men fought on in a conflict that was a War no longer. It was an agreement that will bring a real armistic 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 de industries and natural wealth of feat to marshal Ferdinand Foch on the United a America must be prepared and America is preparing today a he said. A we have the resources we have the brains my continued on Pege 2. Nov. La 1918, two ranking generals at 6 50 p. In 11 50 a. In Cost put pens to the French surrender of 1940. Tace weary French delegation continued on Page 3 a

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