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Nebraska State Journal, The (Newspaper) - June 23, 1940, Lincoln, NebraskaInternational news service associated press intr my no. Am. Newspaper founded in 1867 Lincoln Nebraska sunday. 23. 1940 ten cents up fast As Taft Dewey supporters worried deny talk of deals Philadelphia. With the Republican National convention Only 48 hours away the race for the presidential nomination Satur Day was wide open but with Wen Dell Willkie moving in fast on the leading candidates senator Robert a. Taft of Ohio and new York District attorney Thomas e. Dewey. A big drive for Willkie was opened a few hours before the Mew York Utility magnate was to appear in the convention City. Smooth looking Young men Sud Denly appeared in the hotel lobbies with Willkie badges and every Delegate to the convention received telegrams from folks Back Home to vote for Willkie. The Willkie drive appeared to have the backers of Taft and Dewey worried. Friends of both backstage operators were negotiating for a Trade despite denials from Headquarters of each that any Deal was in the making. Both Dewey and Taft Are com ing to the convention City to Boom their campaigns. The Republican resolutions com Mittee meantime became embroiled in a terrific fight Over the foreign policy and National de sense Plank. A sub committee headed by former gov. Alfred m. Landon the 1936 nominee met behind closed doors for hours and failed to reach an agreement. Eastern members favouring Aid to the allies Short of War were battling against mid Western isolationists who want the Republican party to carry the peace party Label in the Campaign. Landon in difficulty. So divided was the foreign pol icy subcommittee that chairman Herbert k. Hyde postponed inde finitely the meeting of his full sunday to consider the final draft. Landon conceded his was having difficulty. A foreign policy Plank was submitted my former senator George Wharton Pepper of Pennsylvania chairman of the final drafting sub committee and or. Glenn Frank told the resolutions committee in hearings that the party while advocating non intervention should not adopt a strict isolation nazis string line for French talks new York. Over a Tele phone wire Strung across a Battlefield where French and Ger Man soldiers still Are fighting the French emissaries to com Pisegne Forest discussed Adolf Hitler s armistice terms with their government at Bordeaux. German army engineers Strung the line across a Bridge Over the River Loire near Tours where French Are holding grimly along the South Bank. The French hooked the line to a French Exchange. Over that Hookup said Wil Liam l. Shirer lbs correspond ent in comping be Contact was established by a German oper Ator who called hello Bordeaux hello Bor Deaux. Here is the Headquarters of the German army in com Pisegne calling the French government in 1st policy. Willkie backers claimed they action on first ballot not Nebraska gop delegates to meet today to decide their course. By Frank l. Williams. Aboard delegates train Enro Ute to Brown of Kearney chairman of the Nebraska delegation to the National Republican convention has called a meeting of the delegates for 3 p. Sunday at which time they will be asked to express them selves on what they shall do on the first ballot. What to do on the second ballot May be discussed also but definite action May be deferred. The Dele gation will elect a Secretary and suggest candidates for sergeant at arms and for doorkeeper. Are making inroads in both Taft and Dewey strength and that they were picking up votes pledged to senator Henry styles Bridges of new Hampshire senator Arthur h. Vandenberg of Michigan and Hanford Macnider of Iowa. Reports that Willkie had tried to make a Deal with Vandenberg were scoffed at by Howard Law rence the Michigan senator s manager. The entire Michigan delegation is in this fight first last and All the time for Law rence said. He will continue to see gop Page 3-a, col. 4. The weather. Nebraska unsettled showers and thunderstorms in Central and East much cooler sunday or by sunday night generally fair Mon Day somewhat warmer in West. Iowa showers and Thunder storms cooler sunday except in extreme East Cloudy becoming fair monday cooler in East and South. South Dakota unsettled and much cooler sunday showers in East and South generally fair and slightly warmer monday. Kansas partly Cloudy sunday with scattered thundershowers in Northeast warmer in extreme Southeast and cooler in Northwest in afternoon monday partly Cloudy scattered thundershowers in East somewhat cooler. Fingerprint ill asked would require record of All handling . Supplies. Washington. Legislation requiring the fingerprinting of All persons engaged in manufacture processing or delivering of All goods including War materials for use of u. S. Government was introduced saturday by representative Rich r., the measure would require All these persons to carry cards Bear ing their photographs and Finger prints and would fix penalties for non compliance at imprisonment of not less than one year and a Fine of not More than tax Bill to for for week provides billion in Revenue 4 billions appropriations passes. Nazi terms would turn France s Fleet and Empire Over to Hitler Churchill says in flaming Appeal Washington. Congress quit saturday night for a one week recess after sending to the White House a billion Dollar tax Bill and More than of appropriations legislation. A scattering of noes came from the Republican Side when the House adopted the Resolution which closed a ten hour Day for the legislators and recessed Congress until july 1. Acting swiftly on one item after another the Senate and House sent to president Roosevelt a score of Bills during the Day. Including a emergency defense measure and the annual appropriations for Relief the labor depart ment and the Federal Security Agency. In addition to the direct appropriations Congress also granted authority for various government agencies to enter into contracts totalling almost another the House unanimously passed a Bill authorizing the creation of the world s mightiest Navy to de fend the u. S. And the Western hemisphere against any possible combination of enemies. The measure granting authority to build 200 entire streamlined Fleet for the Atlantic a Cost of now goes to the Senate where any action on it will await return of Congress from the Republican National convention recess. It is not an appropriation Bill and the administration is not pressing for split second action. Experts Esti mate that it would require from five to seven years to Complete the program. Next came final congressional approval on the re Lief Bill carrying for red Cross Relief of european War refugees and for Dis posing of surplus commodities and Money for non combatant Mili tary training of acc enrollees. Of the total is car marked for the spa during the first eight months of fiscal 1941, enough to carry persons on spa Rolls each month. Defense projects will be Given preference with these funds and no alien communist or a member of a Nat bund May be recipient of these work Relief funds. See Congress Page 2-a, col. 1. Hamilton plunged into for trap on Knox and Stimson president trying to Force peace at any Price Plank on g.o.p., but internationalists on by William Allen White. Released by Kana the sunday journal and Star and other newspapers announcement that Frank Knox the Republican vice presidential candidate in 1936, and Henry Stimson president Hoover s Secretary of state would go into the Roosevelt Cabinet was an obviously planted time bomb de signed by president Roosevelt Outlook for the week. For the upper Mississippi Valley and Northern great Plains not much precipitation indicated Dur ing week temperatures will aver age about Normal or slightly be Low. To throw confusion into the Republican Republican the committee Leader ship Here fell into the trap and played the president s game. John Hamilton National commit tee chairman began sex commune Cating Knox and Stimson. While governor Landon began making it easy for the two republicans to go into the Roosevelt Cabinet. Thurs Day and Friday the Hamilton forces were in the Ascendancy. But saturday reaction began to set in and those who have seen John Hamilton s sunday night speech declare he is pulling his punches on Knox and Stimson. The regular party leaders Here see White Page 3-a, col. 2. Briton urges frenchmen to ignore truce declares armistice makes France partner in blow on England. London. Prime minister Winston Churchill expressing British grief and amaze ment at France s acceptance of German armistice terms appealed sunday to All frenchmen wherever they May be to Aid the British fight against Germany As the Only nope of France s eventual Restora Tion to Liberty. Declaring that the British government could not feel that a free Independent and constitutional French government could have submitted to the German armis Tice Churchill appealed to French men Over the Heads of the Petain government to Aid to the utmost of their strength the forces of liberation which Are enormous and which faithfully and resolutely used will assuredly despite the action of the Bor Deaux government he said a victorious Britain will cherish the cause of the French and pointed out to them that a British Victory was the Only possible Hope for the restoration of France and the Freedom of its the prime minister s statement As read Over the British broadcast ing facilities follows his majesty s government has heard with grief and amazement that the terms dictated by the Ger mans have been accepted by the French government at Bordeaux. They cannot feel that such or similar terms could have been submitted to by any French government which possessed Freedom Independence and constitutional authority. Such terms if accepted by All frenchmen would place not Only France but tie 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 at tacking their allies but the whole resources of the French Empire and the French Navy would Speed ily pass into the hands of the adversary for the fulfilment of his purpose. See Churchill Page 2-a, col. 5. Municipal band concert play sunday Antelope Park v Harmon is soloist. The Lincoln municipal band directed by John e. Shildneck will appear in a Public concert at p. Sunday on the bandstand at Antelope Park. Duane Harmon trumpeter will be soloist the pro Gram. Campus on Parade. Meretta. Witch of Endor. Hildreth. A. He s making eyes st me. Conrad. Sounds from the Hudson Clarke. Or. Harmon. Dizzy fingers. Centres. Amparito Roca. Texidor. Hio Rita. Niemey. Repasz band. Lincoln. Humo Reske. Dvorak Semper Sidells. Sousa. Star spangled Banner. Am eyes focus on Gas Model fliers sunday. 1tscols 1-30 2 30 Era 3 30 Sot "1 430 530 m "1 a to 730 am 550 to 930 French expected to receive Mussolini s demands monday actual fighting still goes on German armistice signed envoys Fly to Italy for negotiations Petain wins vote of Confidence England Renews bombing foil us surrender. Members of the French delegation Are shown As they arrived at comping be to hear the German peace terms from Hitler. Wide world radio photo Bootlegger was saved trouble of cutting stuff Birmingham Ala. An indignant Alabama Bootlegger saturday searched for the geor Gia Moonshiner who Short Meas ured him on 40 five gallon cans of purported Georgia Moonshine whisky. Federal alcohol tax unit director Joe Rollins said the Boot Legger complained to Federal agents that he paid for the whisky after being allowed to make the taste test of thrust ing a Finger into each can and sampling the contents. Later the Bootlegger said he found that the Moonshiner had soldered a pint Container inside the Mouth of each five gallon can and filled it with whisky. The remainder of the can was filled with Creek water. 130 so r m 3 to. 91 430 p 630 spin s3" hit at a. A saws. P. In. 0 73. Wet w. 74 k 30 a. F by Curc 73. Relative Era Mility that sum to be used in new j. Moore Hospital for Charity Beds. Trustees of the Emily j. Moore Trust fund met recently with the Board of the Lincoln general hos Pital of which the new Emily j. Moore Hospital is a part to make a report on Money available from this fund for Charity purposes. Mrs. Moore s will provide for Crea Tion of a Trust fund of approximately one and a half million Dol Lars income from which after specified deductions was to be used for charitable purposes at the new Hospital which is to be completed before aug. 18, 1940. The City of Lincoln is to be paid 000 for the building this amount to be taken direct from the fund. Principal then remaining in the fund will amount to the trustees estimate income from the fund which can be used for charitable purposes intended will be somewhere Between and yearly. Taking the lower figure for calculating Pur poses this according to mrs. Gladys Smits. Superintendent of Lincoln general will allow for 2.666 patient Days. More specifically the income will make it pos sible to keep 8 or 9 Beds filled every Day in the year with purely Chanty patients at the rate of s4.50 a Day. This 54.50 includes Board room. Care. A rays drugs operating but the physician s fee. There will be 57 Beds in the new see Hospital. Page 2-a. Col. 6. Repatriation act passes _ would Aid women married to aliens in u. S. Washington. Congress approved legislation saturday to facilitate repatriation of american women who lost their citizenship by marrying aliens. The measure provides that a woman now married to an alien. But who has resided in the u. S. Continuously since the Date of marriage May apply to a Federal court for restoration of citizenship paying a fee of is when repatriation is granted. Auto tag takes on new aspect excitedly a woman called police Headquarters saturday night to report they re playing a Uto tag around Hartley Wool honking horns and a not Orryl officer was prompt v to Stop Offir a put London. Raf fliers nazi warship Scharnhorst damaged British seize italian a boat. London. Great Britain reported officially saturday night that swarms of Raf planes had bombed the important Krupp Arm Ament works at Essen the Focke Wulf aircraft Plant at Bremen the German held dutch base of Wil Lemsford and that the crack Ger Man battleship Scharnhorst had been bombed and torpedoed. In addition the British announced a big italian submarine was captured by a British trawler after a gun Battle. The air ministry said that Sev eral squadrons of heavy bombers had carried out successful raids Over Northwest Germany and sections of German held Netherlands Belgium and France. The raid Over Essen was the first reported attempt by British planes to de stroy the Krupp works which produce most of the munitions for the German armies. The air ministry said the planes had scored several direct hits on factory buildings and important Railroad sidings. The air ministry said that Kas Sel Rothenburg and Gottinger also had been attacked by the planes which raided the Focke Wulf Plant at Essen. In raids Over Northwest Ger Many six Supply and ammunition trains Between Osna Brueck and Bremen near the town of Rheine were wrecked by direct the ministry said. Most of the raids took place during Friday night. At Kassel the ministry said several bombs fell on the Fieseler aircraft works. Hangars the air drome and military buildings were raided in an aircraft storage depot was said to have been damaged at Gottinger. The ministry also said that a Large Oil storage depot near Hanover had been attacked. The 26.000 ton Scharnhorst in frequent combat with British air or naval units since the invasion of Norway was considerably dam aged in a combined submarine and air attack according to a com Munique issued by the air ministry and admiralty. It said five British planes and two enemy planes were lost in the Battle in which 50 German planes participated. Daylight raids. The air ministry reported that a reconnaissance plane saturday Sank a Large German Supply ship in the North and that in Day Light reconnaissance Over North West Germany Friday two air domes and an Oil refinery were bombed. Two British planes were reported missing As a result of bombing operations in Germany Friday night. In Berlin a High command communique said that a German see Raf Page 2-a, col. 7. By the associated press. British prime minister Winston Churchill made a flaming Appeal sunday to frenchmen everywhere to fight on at Brit Ain s Side against Germany despite French capitulation Satur Day night to a German armistice which he said no free and in dependent French government could have accepted. Frankly going Over the Heads of the Bordeaux govern ment Churchill said that the German terms if accepted by All frenchmen would Force the French to work against their Al lies would use the soil of France As a Means of attacking Brit Ain and would turn the French Navy and Empire Over to Ger Many. Despite All this he declared Britain will cherish the cause of the French and a British Victory is France s Only Hope for restoration and Freedom. Actually the terms of the grim document which wet eyed French plenipotentiaries signed saturday night in the gloomy Depths of comping be Forrest were not disclosed. The French government described them As hard but Hon that if they had not been honorable France would have rejected them. Actual fighting in the once Lovely cities and Countryside of France continued on its weary course and will not cease until six hours after the French have concluded an armistice with Italy Germany s so newly belligerent ally. The French Dele Gates flew to Italy to hasten this consummation. The French peace negotiators Are expected to have their first meeting with the italians monday Exchange news a British Agency reported from Bordeaux Early sunday. 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 s claims against the French government pro poses to stay in Bordeaux the news Agency said and would not return to Paris unless the nazi captured capital was a free City and not controlled by German the French government declared that the fighting was not in vain As it had enabled France to hold out for a sol hundreds of cars stalled As water washes across Highway 6. Eastern Nebraska cooled off considerably saturday compared with the rest of the state where temperatures were in the nineties and at Overton touched the Hun dred Mark. Between three and four inches of rain fell in the territory about five Miles East of Ashland late in the afternoon sending water across the Highway Between Omaha and Lincoln. Some cars became stalled but the Highway patrol assisted in straightening out traffic difficulties. Bridges were not damaged. Several Hundred cars were lined up at one time when passage be cause of the High water became difficult. Omaha had a heavy Shower late in the Day and skies remained Cloudy. The thermometer there registered 79 at p. M., lowest reported by the Airport weather Bureau. Others included Lincoln 89, grand Island 91, Overton 100, North Platte 96. Big Springs 98, Sidney 91 and Cheyenne wyo., 78. Mud washed onto the Highway by the heavy downpour was being cleaned off by the Highway depart ment and traffic was proceeding altho slowly. Scottsbluff reported its most severe dust storm in the last two years followed by a Light Sprinkle. The Mercury fell from the High of 95 to 67 at 6 p. Taylor seriously ill. Florence Italy is. Myron c. Taylor president Roosevelt s personal representative to the Vatican continued in a serious condition Here saturday night of an illness which began several Days ago. Fire at plane. Jerusalem. Up. Antiaircraft guns at Haifa went into action Early saturday afternoon against an unidentified plane. Omaha police hold of non saluting witnesses Omaha m police dispersed a crowd estimated at about 200 which gathered saturday after noon in downtown Omaha around seven members of a religious sect Jehovah s witnesses i Selling publications for five cents each. Officers took the six men and a woman to the police for question intr. Aero the a rip was In. V. F. A. In Nikii s Sci hark a Mirava sri an or i o i by .v.ccr, ii a. And 3 p it., for s275 Worth of prizes be run i Groom Troy a ten t hit was a party. Iti a and the in the try Vulf in i 1 Ann 1 of Heve an saluting the Flag Lutho they Are willing to live under Eriksen another unidentified world War Veteran and Edward Curlee member of the sect were principals about whom the crowd congregated ends in Saad Curlee told him the fort did not believe in saluting the Flag. The unidentified Veteran out h Ard the conversation gave it quart t for two of the Tore than to hits and Flung at cal1, s3 id at the station it. I Jet oth t w Don t Sal 3t" Flag or Man Don t mave Andrj fall at i Wor ship the Fig has Noth ing to of with patriotism Dier s peace with Germany. Marshal Henry Philippe Petain the Premier who re Quested that peace got a Rote of Confidence from the French Senate. France s ally great Britain gave proof of her determination to fight on. Alone and tin conquered by announcing heavy Aerial attacks on Ger Many s great Krupp armament works at Essen and on air plane factories and storage plants at Bremen Kassel Rothenburg and Gottinger. Only when in Duce too has Ben satisfied will there be an end to the deadly struggle which in a Little More than a month has put half of France and substantially All of her Rich Industry in German hands at a Cost of untold casualties on both sides. Italy took a More Active part in the War saturday by sending four Waves of bomb ing planes against the British naval base at Alexandria Egypt. And also bombing i Buti. French Somaliland. Dam age was described As slight. Both French and British Fleet units fought bark. The French humiliation be fore 1he Power of Adolf Hitler see War Page 2-a, col. 4. In today s paper Section news markets. Section want ads. Section clubs. Section features Heaters radio. Sections. Special writers. John 3-b by 2-b or. William 9-a Ely 7-a Barney 6-d Mark 5-d Kathleen 8-b Mary 5-d Bruce 8-o features. 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