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Lima News, The (Newspaper) - June 23, 1940, Lima, OhioThe weather a Kiazim m s p. Minimum 84 i m. Fair to fitly Wuner Macuy Cloudy m4 followed by la the Lima news full leased wire service of the associated press United press and International news 40 pages today 28 news pages 12 comic pages i l you 174 Lima Ohio sunday june 23, 1940 Price seven cents nazi pact signed Rome next Churchill urges v. H. Effinger sentenced to county jail two month term Given Black legion official for contempt Fine is imposed new View is asked by King Carol court takes action to uphold dignity of judiciary Virgil h. Effinger 1114 Harri Bon a admitted High official of the Black legion was sentenced saturday by judge Neal Lora of Allen co common pleas court to pay a Fine of and serve a sentence of two months in the county jail for contempt of court. K. Rockey attorney Tor it Finger also cited by the court for contempt was granted a continuance on plea of his attorney to prepare a Legal defense. Jailing of Effinger was the aftermath of an affidavit filed by Effinger charging judge Lora threatened him bodily harm while s he was testifying in his libel action against the Lima news publishing co. Immediately after the sentence pronounced by the court of Finger was taken from the court room by sheriff William Daley and lodged in the county jail to serve his sentence. His attorney made no statement on further proceedings and the Fine had not been paid saturday afternoon. Wjt fut vicious in their nature in pronouncing the sentence judge Lora stated that the acts committed by Effinger in his plea for a new trial after the court had sustained a defense motion for a directed verdict were so wilful and vicious in their nature that they could Only have been prompted by base and corrupt and As far As this court can determine there is not one sine1 ? extenuating circumstance which would justify this court in extending any leniency to Eufinger blood silent while the court was making the decision. The courtroom was crowded. At Torney Rockey made a few notes hut did not attempt to interrupt the court As the judge further of stated Bucharest june king1 Carol called upon rumanian today to revise their entire men Tal attitude to conform to the new nazi patterned totalitarian party into whose hands the government has been placed. It s aim the King said in a. Radio address will be to put aside per Sonal interests and aspirations in the interest of the no one must any longer think about himself but Only of Ruman Ian National Carol said. Its typical obligations Are imposed on All must work struggle renounce All per Sonal interests and sacrifice them selves to the new ideals of the the King said he created the party with the conviction that i have succeeded in realizing a totalitarian Union which is so essential now for no one knows what the future holds in store for i am sure i am doing my duty toward my country and in the realization that All political fac tors will consent to work under the direct leadership of him who All reports of political deals denied leading contenders in Philadelphia for wide open contest write platform has the rumanian destiny in his italian Aerial raids repelled British and French beat off attacks Alexandria base Dewey says Alliance with Taft to Stop Willkie is untrue this court therefore imposes upon you a sentence As follows that you be committed to the county jail of this county for a period of two months that you be sentenced to pay a Fine of and the costs of this proceeding and that you stand committed to the jail of this county until the line and costs Are paid or until i you Are otherwise discharged according to Law. That is As the court concluded Effing or attempted to make a state ment. He spoke Only four words have we any the court interrupted with the statement is All. The court does not care to hear anything from you. To permit you to say any thing at this time would Only aggravate the offence you have committed. That is sheriff Daley was in the court room when sentence was pronounced and he immediately took Effinger from the courtroom and to the county jail. The judge then directed his Alexandria Egypt june 22 italian air raids on this Allied naval base were beaten off today by the anti aircraft guns of the British and French fleets. Four of the attacking bombers were shot Down. Coastal batteries joined in a heavy bombardment of the enemy squadrons. Bombs fell in the Harbor but hit no warship and Over the City s seafront. The from Italy s dodecanese islands across the Mediterranean came in Waves which were driven Back by cooperative action of both fleets. Italian planes also bombed Jib uti French so Mahland several times today but there were no casualties and no known damage Malta was bombed the Day the attack led to predictions that Egypt might quickly declare War on Italy. Two persons were killed and 23 two injured in the raid a British naval communique said. Only last night French official sources predicted that France s big Mediterranean Fleet and mid dle East armies in Syria would fight on beside the British regardless of the Home government s decision As to armistice. Today s action bore this out. The British air Arm likewise has been striking offensively after a Dawn bombardment at Obruk italian Libya heavy smoke poured from a Large warship in the har Bor the British reported. By Richard l. Turner Philadelphia june 22 contenders for the Republican presidential nomination arrived in this carnival Bent convention City today denying fast flying rumours of impending deals and looking Forward to the party s 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 at Torney who swept the preference primaries and sen. Robert a. Taft of Ohio fresh from the firing line in Washington reached to fleets i join sen. Styles Bridges Frank Gannett and gov. Arthur h. James of Pennsylvania contend ers who had previously taken up their quarters Here. One of the prominent contend ers sen. Arthur Vandnberg of Michigan was not due in town until tomorrow. With the candidates came a u. S. Stand in Orient r e iterated Washington june United states government made Plain today Sis news Dis patches from the Orient reported japanese troops were moving toward French indo China that it would regard any attempt to alter that Colony s status by Force As a threat to Pes in in the entire Pacific area. Questioned at a press conference about the reported japanese activities Secretary of Stac Hull said he knew nothing other than the press reports but called at Tention to his previous statements concerning maintenance of the status quo in the Pacific. In the Field of foreign policy neater Home Hull said that All the 20 other american republics had replied favourably in principle to this government s suggestion that they consult shortly on problems growing out of the european War. He said he could not yet Dis close when and where the pan amazement at French action is expressed British prime minister goes Over Petain s head doubts legality colonies called on to join England in War to finish on continued on Page two Mammoth Navy program voted House approves plea for world s largest Fleet Knox to be quizzed Krupp works bombed by British violent explosions Are heard Rush of delegates and party Camp followers who jammed hotel lob Bies bars and restaurants talking excitedly of this Rumor or that and arguing endlessly about plat form planks and candidates. Dewey evasive on vice presidency Dewey holding a press Confer ence said flatly that there was no truth in reports that his forces were teaming up with those of sen. Taft in an Effort to Stop asked whether he would accept a vice presidential Nomina Tion he said i Trust the question is Aca at the same time platform sub committees were at work behind closed doors including the group at work on the foreign affairs plan. 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 for eign affairs sub committee asserted however that that was impossible in his Case. Landon s View repeatedly sex continued on Page four Windsor will shun embassy Madrid june 22 a the Duke of Windsor and his Duchess Enro Ute Here from Barcelona with their retinue will not stay at the British embassy but at a mid town hotel. An embassy attache asked Why the ambassador sir Samuel Hoare will not be the Duke s Host replied there is hardly room at the ambassador s Resi Congress recesses after Bill is approved Washington june quit tonight for a one Veek recess after sending to the White House a billion Dollar tax Bill and Over of appropriations legislation. A scattering of noes came from the Republican Side when the House adopted the Resolution which closed a ten hour Clay for the legislators and recessed con Tress until july 1. Acting swiftly on one item alter another the Senate and House sent to president Roosevelt a score of Bills during the Day including a emergency de sense measure and the annual appropriations for Relief the labor department and the Federal secur Ity Agency. In addition to the direct appropriations Congress also granted authority for various government pressed 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 prepaid Edness urge some degree of assistance to the allies and stress the Republican party As the peace party. Seated in a Pullman chair be tween North Philadelphia and thirtieth St stations Willkie Pooh poohed All talk of a Stop will Kie movement with an assertion that other candidates did not control their delegates to such an extent and flatly asserted he Washington june 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 tax defense Bill and a 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 col. Frank Knox s nomination 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 states policy and the War. One member who said he favored approval of the nomination told reporters that an informal poll indicated that if a Vole were taken today the nomination would be rejected 11 to 5. Whether or not the committee approves the nomination this member said May depend on his attitude toward possible United states intervention in the european War. The Navy expansion Bill swept thru the House with a chorus of ayes on a voice vote. The exact number of new ships proposed in it is a military secret the measure cloaking this by providing Only for tons of battleships 000 tons of aircraft carriers 000 tons of cruisers tons by Thomas c. Watson London june 2.t sunday minister wins ton Churchill Early today expressed great Britain s grief Zintl amazement Over France s sur Render to Gei Many and urgently called upon All frenchmen who do so to join the British in a War to the finish against the nazi fascist allies. Some eight hours after France signed Adolf Hitler s armistice dictate in comping be Forest last night and sent her emissaries to Rome to accept Bonito Mussolini s peace terms the British Premier issued a statement declaring in effect that the action of the French Bordeaux government does not represent the will of the French people. But he acknowledged the seriousness of that action to bit Ain s cause by saying that the Axis Crins .11111 to give Germany Aind Taly Possession of the French lined forces including the Navy and convert the soil of France into Spring Oaul for invasion of her ormer ally Britain. Virtually bidding the French colonies and their military men o revolt against the Bordeaux government s capitulation Churchill s spectacular declaration rated in its opening paragraph his m a j e s t y s government card with grief and amazement hat the Tenns dictated by the germans have been accepted by my f. Anon son London june two tremendous explosions Wen caused at 1he Gigantic Krupp munitions works at Kasson and hits were scored on the Focke Wulf aircraft factory at Lin men in one of the most successful British Iii raids Over Northwest Germany the Nir ministry announced to night. Marking intensification of Dar ing Aerial assaults which tin British have been carrying out nightly for weeks the in Ilith also wrecked six Supply and Jim munition i Rains Friday night be tween of Zuibi Iii a and Bremen. Royal air Force Plenc a ranged Over n wide territory for what appeared to be their Best record of the War. Other important fac the air ministry announced damaged in Bre men Rol Homburg and Gollinger. Two violent explosions Khaki several bombs it was stated stick the Krupp of the largest if not the greatest Imin Lions factories in the world according to the air Ini Jimiy. As the r. A i1planes swept away thru curtains of null aircraft fire pilots reported hearing two violent explosions. The Foeke Weir aircraft Plant founded Only in i ilm is famed chiefly for its Condor Pyssen her planes. In Usk a Condor flew from Berlin to new York Miles in 25 hours inn Stop. The factory has been concentrating on military planes since the War started Brno in for the Early attack on this Island Brit Ain also reported badly damaging the German battleship and capturing a big italian submarine. With never a night s Pauso the Royal air Force continued its at Lui its on important in North Western Germany. A Large Ger Man Supply whip was Mink i the North sen. At the same time Britain brought her fighting strength up to men with the re Girt to Linn of men of 20 years of age totalling about , for Active military duly. The one of the most powerful fighting ingils of the German Nivy was hit by n submarine torpedo and three French envoys Fly to learn italian terms armistice delayed until final signing with Mussolini continued on pane ten germans claim entire Maginot line As half million French give up see loss of Navy first meeting due Mon Day after accepting German demands j continued on Page four continued on Page four women playing leading roles at convention Philadelphia june Are getting More representation in the Republican National convention opening Here monday than at any party con Clave in history. Miss Marion e. Martin assistant gop National chairman revealed that 309 women were serving As delegates and alternates 26 More than four years ago. Of the total 78 Are delegates 31 of whom Are delegates at Large. The remaining 231 Are alternates. In addition a third of the seats in convention Hall have been assigned to women in Republican continued on Page ten citizenship exam simple for Einstein Trenton n. J., tune 22 apr. Albert Kinstein advanced another step today to wards american citizenship Whei to look his final examination be fore naturalization authorities. A nullified source said the self exiled German mathematician passed with flying colors. As Long As i have any Einstein said in a radio broadcast after the examination i will on stay in a country where i have political Einstein was examined with 1 other foreign born persons seek ing american citizenship. Ii must wait 90 Days before receiving his final papers. Politics. In further recognition of the ladies the gop nation Ai committee recommended change in rules to make the head of the women s division a member of the National executive committee. He French Eaux vowing that government at Bor Drill in despite the French defection will carry on the War wherever it May Ohi Riehill called on All frenchmen outside the Power of the enemy o disregard the Bordeaux and the join the fight for ment s surrender British forces in to declared that Britain s Vic tory is the Only possible Hope for the restoration of a free France. His unprecedented declaration was issued after British sources claimed French colonial administrations and military forces have indicated they Are of lady to stand Side by Side with Britain in continued War against Germany arid Italy. Churchill attacked the French government of Premier marshal Henri Philippe Petain casting doubt on its constitutional authority to deliver the French peo ple Over to the Axis by violating fhe Anglo French Mutual pledge never to conclude a separate peace without Mutual consent. After expressing Bis govern Mont s grief and Churchill s statement said they the British govern ment cannot Foel that such or similar terms would have Berlin june Fronch armies in Alsace Lorraine pit plated to German troops to Lay after being entirely surrounded the German High command an bounced tonight. The whole of France s mighty Maginot line fell into German mods with the dissolution of three drench armies and the in Uturo of French soldiers. This latest and perhaps biggest German Triumph was claimed in a special communique which also ironic Ted the Eoll Pho of All re naming French resistance within he briefest tune. Even is a cease fire armistice was expected to be is sued As n result of the comping be Pieace negotiations the High com Mand s communique told the Ger Man people and the world the French armies surrounded in Alsace Lorraine have Capitu lated. As a result the entire i whig Inot line is in German half a million French soldiers surrendered including the Eom Manders in chief of the third fifth and eighth French armies and Sev eral other generals. Sporadic resistance in some places will be broken in the shortest continued on Page four Germany and her italian play was rapidly turning to the War against great Hrim n. The official Ger Man news Agency duh reported that bombing planes Sank a transport ship in Bor Deaux Harbor and nearly men Wei drowned. Ii believed this May have been n British ves already the major attention of 1940 chivalry proves costly for Motorist Milwaukee june 22 a it would have been cheaper for William to buy an umbrella. Tie emerged from a tavern with a girl Friend today into an unexpected rain. Leaving the girl in the door Way he across Street to his automobile hopped in drove Back across the Street and up Over the sidewalk. There his Friend untouched by the. Pattering drops stepped in. A policeman More concerned with traffic rules than chivalry provided an escort to the. Police station. Foley who gave his address As fined Omaha neb., was continued on Pago four test harsh but honorable fighting continues thru out France pending armistice agreement Bordeaux the i Henoh june government announced officially late tonight that of narc and Germany had signed in armistice providing hard bul honorable terms. If the terms had not been honorable France would have been ready to fight on in her i Yieh sources said. The Price Adolf Hitler demanded for peace however will not be announced officially until after France i caches an agree ment with Italy and the cease firing order Given. In a heavily censored dispatch it was ii closed that the govern ment domains for the moment at Bordeaux the provisional capital. From 1hat Headquarters official spokesmen a ill fresh French troops were holding firm along the Alpine Frontier beat ing bark attacking italians from Mont Blanc to the sea despite the menace of German pressure from the rear. The germans were pictured pushing i spearhead Down the Rhone Valley behind the Frontier defense forces slowly steadily Valient resistance. The High command s night communique indicated that while continued on Page two French foreign legion holds beleaguered forts London june French Ponce negotiators Are expected to have their first meeting with the italians monday Exchange news a British Agency reported from Bordeaux curly today. Official in Bordeaux wore said to believe it would Tako two or three Days to reach settlement. It said also twixt French authorities expected Germany to in fluence n reduction in Italy s claim Ngn Hist Franco. Rock june Liuo and time it armistice negotiations Between italian representatives Mill the French emis Saries flown hero today from com Progno Forest were kept secret to night in Rome pending official announcement. Comping no Forest France Lino 22 Franco and Germany signed in armistice to night hint imposed upon the de Fon i i d French Republic what it chief Poi co Deu Tito described Joti very hard bowing before he might of Adolf Hollcr s Blitzkrieg machine Krone of than sped a delegation to Rome to negotiate a parallel Wilh gorm Niiya Al italian ally Luu assuring a Continental peace that will enable i to Axis Powers with Trio old of French resources to i urn ibor full fury upon great Britain. In the same historic railway conch where Germany surren dered in to the world War allies the French Gorman armis Tice was signed in a Brief but dramatic ceremony at o clock this evening i p. M. Ending a deadly and devastating. Conflict that lasted Only months and 10 Days. Await agh Kemont with Italy the armistice however will not go into effect until six Boun i tier Germany advises France that Italy too has signed a glm in truce in Rome. Thus All los Tillies on the churned Battle Fields of Franco in her Waters ind skies were expected to be baited either sunday evening or monday. Meeting in the same railway car that stands on a comping be Forest Clearing where the world War aim Stice was concluded col. General Wilholm Keitel and Gen eral signed the armis Tice in behalf of Germany and France respectively. General opened the history Iii Long session with a Brief declaration saying in a voice hoarse with emotion i wish to state that the French government has ordered me to High this armistice. I desire to rond a personal declaration first. By Cle Loat of arms to cease the struggle in which we were engaged on the Side of our allies France sees imposed upon it very hard conditions. France has a right to expect in negotiations of the future that Magazine says French ruined their refineries new York june All refineries in prance have been destroyed or so seriously damaged under direction of French military authorities As to Render them useless until rebuilt the Oil and Gas journal a Trade publication said today. Virtually All French Petroleum stocks also were removed or destroyed prior to the German occupation the publication added. Les Verriere on the French Swiss Frontier june thousand desert Tough ened fighting men of the French foreign legion met with their backs to the Swiss Frontier held two Mountain forts today for the fifth Day against heavy German assault. They Are Cut off from other French troops. Completely sur rounded they fought on As a Beau because fight ing is the tradition of the legion. The forts where they have re pulsed attack after attack Artle Jour and l re lust across the Frontier from this to dually sleepy Swiss town. The peasant Folk Call the legionnaires Les Joyeux Joyful ones and keep is far from the forts As possible. Nazi swastikas have flown for five Days Over the nearby forts of Pon Tarlick and be Larmont Mountain several Miles to the North which fell to the germans without a struggle after Premier Petain of France announced he was asking the germane for terms of peace. The German commander at received a Telephone Call from the legionnaires at be Jour and l Recluse inviting him to come and get the germans Are still trying. Hut their commander is not answering any More Telephone Calls from the defenders. In one attack five Parachute soldiers were dropped on top of be Jour fort. They were shot. The forts Well stocked supplies and ammunition Block the Way of German troops attempting on Page four continued on Page four Spain internet French fliers Madrid june 22 two More French warplanes landed near Valencia today. Crews of both wore interned. For the past week swarms of Krench pianos have been sighted from the be Earlc islands apparently headed South to Frencic colonial possessions in already More than halt dozen have Beon forced Down in Spain and in Spanish territorial Waters and their a new spa Peri newspaper

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