Long Beach Independent Newspaper Archives Jun 23 1940, Page 1

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Long Beach Independent (Newspaper) - June 23, 1940, Long Beach, CaliforniaAte to in City corruption Case Bench sign terms peace due today Ong Beach interpretive newspaper Long Beach California sunday june 23, 1940 241 e. Third St. Phone 696-41 envoys meet Mussolini 5 and House ene program recess p meet hears ongton1, june ate and House scared the he Trail tonight on a do that will total passed a do vex Bill and recessed for Pis. The recess will be permit Republican mom attend the Philadelphia convention. Londar of must legis As run through rapidly to in sunday night deadline to privations for the 1941 a. Only minor no propel Tom Alicd to be cleared a sea continued on into the ensures approved included re tax Bill raising income Ion and excise levies suf to produce the Bill also boosts the debt limit from to ind mint seeking to apply i Rotts taxes and drastic levies was eliminated measure. A billion Dollar providing funds for of special technical de erkers in the acc a pm supplemental defense mainly to provide tanks. 3 and other mechanized equipment were included ill passing Rush. Touane also approved and the Senate for action a authorizing a 70 per in naval strength. I Calls for the ultimate i of about amended in the House to in Xelle of naval vessels to governments without the of Congress. I approve u. S. In tax Bill Vincton june rate give final approval the billion Dollar National tax Bill and sent it to the Tousic or presidential Sig approved by 55 to 21 on of a joint conference mating an excess War a in vision from the Bill. The House had accepted i once report on the Bill nto the packets of Var. Ory citizen of the nation. Increases income excise taxes. Once flew on City of Flint Harry Frandsen Mobile ala., Messman with tha City of Flint now docked in Long Beach Harbor display the nuni Flag thai once flew irom the ship s Mast Whon it was held by germans last jail at Murmansk Russia. Harry is hold ing his Nosa. State dept. Plans to Washington june the slate department started a Survey of refugee americans in Europe today As n preliminary to plans for bringing them Back to the United states. Department Laid vessel or vessels May be sent Toa Como Ilia american citizens but evacuate refugees the plan will not be finally determined until it is known How Many of them would Avail them selves of such facilities american embassies at Bordeaux and a Drill and the legation at Lisbon were asked to report number of americans who wish to return Home. End of fighting in France set for six hours after italian negotiations after negotiating Chi armistice with Hitler today met with Mussolini in the second move that it expected to faring a Quick Continental peace to Europe both armistice conferences conducted under the most painfully humiliating circumstances. In dealing with Hitler France s envoys were forced to enter the same railway dining coach where under similar conditions Hie germans were forced to accept the armistice terms Laid Down by the allies including the United states in november 1918, during first world War. Following the capitulation at Forest Hie French peace envoys were flown by a German plane to a Point in Italy. In Deal ing with Mussolini France deals with the head of a state which the French could have easily disposed of in Battle were it not for Hitler s Blitzkrieg and an enemy who dared not show his hand until France was stricken to the death. The terms Are not known officially although there were hints that they were harsh to an extreme and meant the military occupation of France by nazi and fascist troops the surrender of All credits the toss of Alsace and Lorraine and possibly Flanders and finally Hie meeting of known italian de mands for Mediterranean lands and colonies. At comp Gene Forest More was written than even Hie most bitter physical terms at comping be was writ ten the tragedy of a great Popple and a great culture who followed wrong leaders at a time of National peril. As this chapter closed a new chapter dark with menace for democracy in Europe was opening. Soon will coma the nazi Continental division of Europe and through Small nations went tremors of fear As they hastened to embrace totalitarian government. Continued on Page 2 defense impeachment attempt on bribe trial witnesses predicted this week the bribe conspiracy trial which already has brought into evidence such theatrical bits of business As mrs. Olive our Ster s Little red will be resumed tuesday when former vice squad officer s. W. Tubbs is expected to be called by the state. Following completion of the state s presentation it was indicated the defense will undertake to impeach the prosecution wit Nesses in particular Robert w. Ramsey. Ramsey a former cafe oper Ator who was indicted with mrs. Wurster and three others for alleged attempt to bribe City councilman turned state witness after the charges against him had been dismissed. By hit worn testimony he conspired with ult continued on Page 4 i newspaper

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