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Las Cruces Sun-News (Newspaper) - June 23, 1940, Las Cruces, New MexicoOur Home town preliminary census figures for Las graces place the City s popu lation at gain of .43.77 percent Over 1930 final figures ought to go to at least the 1930 record of 46 percent gain. Laser in Rue a Jin sunday news Sipeo. Sewing Southern new Mexico vol.60 the weather forecast Cool and Cloudy with posse he Thunder showers today. Maximum temperature yester Day 79 Low 41 mean 70. Precipitation .61. Cruces new Mexico sunday morning june 23.1940 Price five cents French say terms hard but honorable9 poor Richard s sayings since i cannot govern own Tongue Tho within my own Teeth How can i Hope to govern the tongues of others f by Wallace Perry the Skripps Howard. Newspapers two of which regularly in Vade Las Cruces Are conducting a determined Campaign to Force the Republican National Conven Tion to nominate Wendell Willkie As its candidate for president. In the recent words of Franklin Roosevelt in 1928, those same Scripps Howard newspapers which had been fairly consistently demo cratic in their leanings moved Over into the Republican sphere of influence and insisted on her Bert Hoover As their candidate hut before or. Hoover s term of office was half gone they were lashing him editorially As. A com plete washout in the Campaign of 1932, they vociferously acclaimed Franklin d. Roosevelt As the certain Savior of a nation in distress but be fire his first term ended they were criticising him at every step i like the Sailor who to have a sweetheart in every the present Scripps Howard High command apparently must have a new matter what his political complexion. F 4 Scripps Howard it be Gan to place Cash Register above editorial principle used to be v of All the. Lamasters of Public utilities ardent crusaders for Public ownership. Now its editorial writers who once pleaded government control for Public utilities Are rooting for a Utility executive to run the government. I m wpndering1 if old e. W. Scripps in his grave Benefit the sea was t turned Over couple of times by that change 1 tide. Also i m wondering in View o their Fidelity to Herbert Hoove far Republican delegates a Philadelphia will be willing t follow their advice on Wende Willkie. But Scripps Howard s is not the Only incongruity of the pre convention Campaign. There s Oil la flannel mouthed columnist Ani lecturer Hugh Johnson Thi nearest dictator under Era Thi country Ever had until Franklin Roosevelt Cut him ing americans against a Roose velt dictatorship. And there s Gerald Nye of North Dakota minority member of the United slates Senate demand ing that president Roosevelt re sign and turn the Gover Rimell Tail and Dewey deny rumours of Willkie Combine Philadelphia june 22 contenders for the Republican presidential nomination arrived in the convention City today denying re mors of impending deals and looking Forward to the party s first wide open contest since 1920. Both Thos. E. Dewey new York District attorney and Robert a. Taft Ohio senator denied that they Are teaming Gether to Stop Wendell Willkie new York utilities Man dark horse. Report Taft crowding up brings up with Taft crowding up in the ate running it had been reported earlier in the Day that he and Dewey would Combine their forces if Early voting failed to develop a majority for either to prevent the nomination of the common wealth Southern president who has been making serious inroads on Dewey s strength. Competition today Centre largely around who would go the huge vote of Republican Penn Sylvan la after. Gov. Arthur h James is eliminated. Favor hemisphere defense in spite of internal arguments the platform committee Toda seemed headed toward a polic declaring for peace and hemisphere defense As rapidly shifting sent ment veiled candidate prospects. The committee was except to t Complete its " draft late tonight failure , the final term armistice. ,-.jco France has kept the sub committe tin foreign policy headed by a1 i nominee in Doub As. To what course to advise. May curb Southern Vole saturday a new fight was threatened Over a movement to limit Southern representation in future National conventions. Eastern delegates proposed thai the convention next week up the Southern situation by re Quiring at least votes in an election to each Delegate seated in the convention. Admiral wins big Navy plea is. Reputed Over to vice president John. Garner in order to restore the Natrona Unity and Confidence in govern ment under John Garner who has t been Able to win a single Delegate in a presidential primary this year along the same general line or. Willkie in a series of articles sup posed to present the great Utility tycoon s new ideas of govern Tion ment offers the startling revolutionary suggestion that we must have Unity of spirit to meet the impending National crisis Evi Dently implying that we can at talk such Unity Only with him in the presidential chair. Just when i m wondering do we get if every state in the Union except two voting for president Roosevelt did t give it to us i if As some of the velt leaders insist a can t got naval expansion legislation to the amount of recommended by Admiral Harold r. Stark chief of u. S. Naval operations has the Okay by a House naval committee acting with unprecedented Speed. The legislation would author ize the Navy to build 200 additional combat ships designed to give the u. S the world s greatest Navy. Stark is shown right rep. Melvin Maas of Minnesota As he testified before the commit tee in was Kas Nices loses bid for legion Bayland honoured merchants Here plan Dollar Day the merchants committee of the chamber of Commerce has decided to hold a City wide Dollar Day event in August h. L. Winter chairman announced dates for it he said will be Fri Day and saturday aug. 16 and 17. All business houses in. The City will be asked to cooperate or. Winter said. The decision was made at a meeting of the committee Friday i night me tiers attending in Adf it american. Der ran .1. Oth Kin John Gatlin and a. P. Bak he closing its in Uon Here elected Charles Lorgan of arcs la. Pm Lander and instructed him raft a plan of action against subversive agents and Organiza on. Las Cruces delegates failed in Cir efforts to get Eph mention As it was award Oso. R c. Men honoured other officers included Harlow land of Las Cruces command r of area a and Vii gun of As Cruces Delegate to the nation convention j the new state commander me balloon observer How pm oyed by the artesl6 Oil refinery id the convention he would lose time in going into action in in cools Cruces half Inch reported a Shower Early yesterday morning and a hard driving rain that measured Over half an Inch gave Las Cruces its coolest Day this month with the tempera lure getting no higher than 79. Precipitation All Day yester Day was measured at .61 at the government weather station at state College. In Las Cruces the heaviest rain this year fell in about 30 minutes shortly after noon. Streets were flood cil and dirt and gravel were washed into main Street at intersections. The committee also endorsed both the coming Las Cruces fiesta to be held in july and the Coro Nado Estrada due in october. It decided to attempt to curb discriminate donation campaigns by asking business men to con tribute Only to such projects As Are endorsed. It is going to try to work out Horter hours during the summer months. 3irl and two boys 3rown in n. M. Lake Springer june 22 Hael Atta 22, his sister Helen 20, and Claude swing 24, were drown d in Miami Lake 17 Miles West f Here when their boat overturn d. Madeline Atta 18, Clung to the overturned Craft till she was asked ashore where she spread 10 alarm. Helen s body has been found Lilly Tho search for the other to bodies continues. Lan Angelo school Washington june 22 the or department has approved a new air corps training school at ticket sales to boost War fund members of Las Cruces luncheon clubs women s organizations and other civic groups Are expected this week to intensify a ticket drive started last week to com pm Etc Dona Ana county s quota the legion s in con j of red Cross War Relief by Sut Deming fifth columns also in urday night eludes a condemnation against for the Choice of any show or misguided patriots whose Over Fallows this at the Rio Gran or four billions in defense new tax Bill Are passed Washington june 22 a burst of activity Congress saturday sent appropriation Bills totalling four Bil lion dollars and a billion Dol Lar tax measure to the White House virtually Clearing its Calendar for a week s recess during the Republican nation Al convention. Senate passage of the tax ill raises the National debt limit to and Lowers income tax brackets to add approximately persons to the tax Rolls. Provides biggest Navy the four billion Dollar warship construction program which will make the american Navy the greatest sea Power the world has Ever known was voted by the House after scarcely two hours of debate. This Swift action together with final congressional approval of the billion Dollar tax defense Bill and in emergency appropriations for the army and Navy shared attention at the with reports of Strong opposition within the Senate naval commit tee to confirmation of Frank Knox s nomination As Secretary f the Navy. See trouble for Knox the naval committee voted in closed session to ask Knox to appear for questioning on i views toward the United states policy and the european War. One member who favored a Royal of the nomination declared hat a pal indicated if a Vole were Aken today he 1-5 Congress recessed late tonight mall july 1. Loose Eli fears Axis sea Power fighting goes on till Italy signs by associated press the French government officially announced late last night that France and Germany had signed an armistice providing hard but honorable1 terms. If the terms had not been the French spokesman said France would have been ready to fight on in her j prime minister Winston Churchill Early sunday morning said the Brit ish government had heard with regret and amazement that terms dictated by the germans had been accepted by the French government at Bor Deaux. Churchill pleads for frenchmen to Aid Britain the British government cannot feel that such or similar terms could have been submitted to any French government Winch possessed Freedom Independence and constitutional the Churchill statement said. Churchill appealed to All frenchmen wherever the be to Aid the British fight against Germany As the Only made decision Washington june 22

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