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Madison Wisconsin State Journal (Newspaper) - February 25, 1940, Madison, Wisconsin The weather fair today monday partly Cloudy rising temperature monday and in West and Central portions this afternoon. Basketball scores Purdue 48 Wisconsin 45 the Wisconsin m in Iii journal a fact finding newspaper vol. 155, no. 146. 101st year Madison sunday february 25, 1940 26 pages a a a Price five cents Illinois 51 Michigan 28 Indiana 38 Chicago 34 Ohio state 48 Minnesota 43 Northwestern 39 Iowa 38 details in sports Section fortress still holds with second defense line russian losses total 86,000 bulletins As drive Moscow claims capture of Koivisto London a a communique issued by the Leningrad military command today and broadcast Over the m it. Of radio said that tile russians had captured Koivisto Bjorke Island on the i prot Wing of the Mannerheim line. The communique said the red army offensive also had captured Tensar and vie Sari Island a after heavy fight stopped finns say Sweden presents new protest Stockholm a a the foreign office disclosed Day night that Sweden had presented a written protest Ftp soviet government following Russia s rejection of a a a protest against the bombing of the swedish Frontier a it of Pajala it was understood the written protest a imply worded As a result of the soviet denial that Russ planes bombed the Village. Monroe girl survives rare ailment first of fates two Young victims wins fight for life Robert s. Allen to be Gridiron speaker Alfred Grove Dies at 74 i Grove. 74. Of 4117 Birch ave., a bookkeeper died Day at a Madison Hospital. They say today the news Index a i sat on a Bench with my Little hat Box with the things i had to have for that was in 1936�?but in 1926 Mae Murray was Worth $3,-000.000. Page 2. A miss Wilson is the nearest thing to the Petty Murray Kerman who ought to know chooses Marie. Page la. A i m for Garner because he v a Good enough to he Roosevelt s a Sam in it voter explains his views to ire american Institute of r i in opinion. Page 4. A i question the soundness of the production control plans of the present administration. A sen. Robert a Taft be Eves they represent a suicide theory Page la. Quot turkman did no to just say to Louis c. George a we re going to sell Continental Stork and defraud the Public lets go a a atty. Raymond Van Wolken ten submits an argument in circuit court. Page 5. A with few exceptions a Well rounded personality is More essential to Success than either a Brilliant intellect or a High in specialized prof. A. H. Edgerton reports on a study of occupational trends. Page 6. Mae Murray a a a a on the inside they were just two kids against the world three weeks ago. In Madison it was Herbert strand 6, of 2110 e. Dayton St., and a plucky Little fellow too. Two Days before that Herbert had lost both his legs under the grinding wheels of a moving Box car. And in St. Clare Hospital at Monroe it was Mary Ann Broughton 5, who also had lost her legs above the knee. She had been stricken with Purpura fulminant a leg disease in which the blood vessels break Down and cause profuse internal bleeding. At Wisconsin general Hospital after they a amputated his second leg doctors were mighty hopeful about Herbert a lad with so much heart it just seemed he be lost. Would Herbert recover yes saturday the Medicos were hopeful providing complications did no to set in. Would Mary Ann recover the disease usually was fatal within 48 hours and in 65 reported cases in medical history Only two bad survived. The doctors Shook their Heads regretfully. But in three weeks time Fate sometimes goes into strange reverses. From Monroe saturday came news startling news. Her doctor smiled at Mary Ann when he saw her in the morning j a a you re getting better Quot he beamed. A Mother and dad will be Here today to take you Home. A and the Little girl almost cried with Joy. Her Brown eyes lighted up and she did no to even play with j her dolls she waited so hard. Her parents came about noon. Into their Auto they bundled their daughter. Transfusions again and again. Several Wisconsin state journal stories brought him More than 1.000 Valentines More than head Ever even seen at one time before from persons who did t even know him but who did recognize courage when they read of it. At the Hospital Here an attendant saturday said a Herbert is definitely improved. He a quite a by i but would Herbert eventually get Well a gee its kind of hard to say that Quot the sympathetic attache groomed. Just two kids against the world. And Fate played funny tricks on them. Mercury drops to i above Relief from cold expected monday Madison Shook hands with its j this afternoon but Madison wont second cold wave of the Winter feel the change until monday the unwelcome i Mannerheim thanks swedes norwegians Helsinki finnish sources claim to have halted russian drive despite continued Onrush of attackers red losses estimated at 8fi, during drive. Copenhagen Norway and Denmark expected to follow Sweden in establishing foreign Exchange control. Moscow soviet newspaper Calls Sumner Welles trip to Europe an attempt to prolong the War for american capitalists. Santiago More peace proposals from president Roosevelt reported floating about latin America. Istanbul Turkey prepares to a protect its London British trawler and Steamer sunk by mines. Rome Mussolini takes a leading hand in a new italian nazi Trade agreement. Robert s. Allen but handclaps Wasny to quite the frigid grip experienced a month ago. The temperature had dropped to Zero at the municipal Airport at 10 30 p. Rn., and the Weatherman there did no to Promise much Relief until monday. His forecast predicted fair today partly Cloudy monday. West and Central portions of Wisconsin May get a hit warmer first Section a did on Reni news. Public opinion. Records. Outdoor news. It. Entertainment. Radio programs. Today and tomorrow. Page 3. In aka Page .5 Page 7 pro s Page rage it St on Section Pace is. 14. Is. Is Pace a. In is round. Page la c a Sif eds. Page to St Jet y a no it third c oui a in Ray Section. Pages a a s. Page 4 Purdue wins overtime game Story on Page 17, col. 8 unitarians May invoke vote Rule Story on Page 2, col. 5 progressive a plump Harvest ends Story on Page 6, col. I state gop May Call Early convention Story on Page 6. Col. 5 finn woman recalls peace of u. i by Fred l. Holmes visions of peaceful Madison Are the pattern of a perfect life for one finnish woman who lived Here with her husband in 1937. ,.,. When he was a student at the uni and with a Quick ride Home and varsity o Wisconsin College of agriculture. Fleeing from the bombs that rain on Helsinki a thankful prayer in their hearts or. And mrs. Broughton had Mary Ann restored to them. Suffers heart attack in Florida g. W. Kindschi retired businessman Dies Kindschi former cd leather co., 120 St., died saturday in at Wisconsin general Hospital or. And mrs. Strand were wondering what had sidetracked Fate for their son. Herbert has fought and fought and fought. He has received blood fish quits Illinois gop primary Springfield 111. A a a flurry of last minute withdrawals saturday night Drew Clear Cut Battle lines Between a regular Quot and a rebel Quot democratic forces and left Thomas e. Dewey unopposed for the Republican presidential nomination in Illinois april 9 primary. Rep. Hamilton fish of new York and mayor Fiorello h. Laguardia of new York both withdrew As morning the weather Bureau believed. Rain Snow and subnormal Tern j Pera Tures slipping southward i from the Arctic had spread across \ two thirds of the nation late sat j urday but their intensity is sex peeled to he considerably less than i the january cold wave. Temperatures began falling Dur ing the Day in North Central Plains i states which like Wisconsin had been blanketed by As much As six to eight inches of Snow since Early j Friday. Mercury readings ranged from Zero at Alexandria minn., and j Aberdeen s. D., to a few degrees i j below freezing in the Ohio River. Valley at noon saturday. Skies i were Clear but highways were left coated with treacherous ice and i Snow. The Snow Belt moved eastward j with expectations that it would j cover the North Atlantic coast Dur i ing the weekend followed by Low Jering temperatures. The weather Bureau said temperatures already were below Normal As far South As Oklahoma Arkansas and Tennessee and accompanied by rainfall from the Southern Ohio River Valley to the Middle of the Gulf of Mexico. Warm Pacific winds protected the Western coast and extended a moderating influence High into the Rockies. Robert s. Allen former Wisconsin state journal reporter and now co author of a the Washington merry go round a will be the main speaker for the University of w Wisconsin Sigma Delta Chi Gridiron banquet april i it was Learned saturday. Allen won the a red Derby for the most interesting speech in the traditional banquets Quot tastiest Quot in 1933. Sigma Delta Chi is the National honorary journalism fraternity and its Gridiron is similar to the one in which National figures Are a a roasted annually in Washington. By Hibert Lenk Ell Helsinki our a authoritative finnish sources said saturday night that the red army offensive against Vii Puri had been halted and that the russians had suffered huge casualties a one estimated 86.00ft dead in their 25-Day drive up the karelian isthmus. Finnish messages indicated a More favourable situation for the moment at least on the new defense positions along the Mannerheim line although it was pointed out that the russians were put Thig More and More Frosh troops into the fighting. Thousands of casualties were reported inflicted on the russians in Fin Nish counter thrusts along t h e killed. Normally the wounded Are several times the number of dead in such offensives. The second line of defences now held by the finns before a Puri continues to withstand All rus Sion attacks late messages said. Although wave after w ave of fresh red army forces were thrown against the positions around Naykki Jarvi and the Kamara Railroad station. Finnish military officials said at 7 saturday night they were certain the fortress of Koivisto had not be Eft taken although the township of Koivisto now is t a no Many a karelian front it Eastern Frontier. Authoritative so menting on the p russian drive on said that it was est the entire offensive had inst from 80,000 my on the Trees c o a Iwer of the the isthmus mated that in the red army i 86.000 were id in of re had in and again 1 tens of Nan troops the Battle Nom where her husband has been con j nested with the University the j woman details her feelings in a j letter to a Madison friends. The j i letter was turned Over to w. J. P. Aberg in charge of the finnish j Relief drive Here. Quot often i think of you there so far away Quot the woman writes. Quot you Are very fortunate there. No one is attempting to strike at j you. Be joyous and thankful for names and places mentioned in the letter have been deleted but Milwaukee a a Raymond carrying its poignant message of j j. Cannon Milwaukee who form suffering is was released press today. The letter follow Quot your letter made us extremely Happy during this time of severe trial which has come to our country. It is a Comfort to await and to receive letters from dear friends across the Atlantic Raymond Cannon collapses condition serious grand jury to hear complaints u. S. Starts probe of Louisiana vote new Orleans a a the the government s fight against a Federal government saturday peals from convictions obtained in night called for records from the two of the major scandals cases. Louisiana democratic primary Seymour Weiss former personal election and summoned the fed j adviser of Huey Long Monte Hart eral grand jury to reconvene on a construction firm official j. Pm monday. Ory Adams Nephew of former asst. U. S. Atty. Gen. Herman pres. James Monroe Smith of Rose a id and u. S. Dist. Atty. Louisiana state University who Rene a. Viosca announced they now is serving a state prison sen had subpoenaed ballot boxes tally tence for embezzlement and Louis sheets and returns from parts of c. Lesage former assistant to the Orleans new Orleans Parish president of the Standard Oil co. And their investigations would exp of Louisiana have appealed their about 3.000 russian de in fighting on Fri finial communique porting that the red been hurled Hack til on the karelian isthmus military sources said thousands of fresh Russi had been thrown before Vul Wiiri again thing hut that the finnish forces had held their new defense positions which run approximately from the Somme sector on the Gulf of Finland to a Point Northwest of the Kamara Railroad station and thence to Lake Mola and along the interlocking lakes to Taipale on Lake Ladoga. Russian forces were attacking with tanks massed to act As Snow Breakers for the soldiers. Artillery barrages were hammering at the finnish lines but there was an increasing optimism in Helsinki saturday night that a aided by the Snow the finns had halted the russian push for the time being at least. A o que a to f tend As far Over the state As complaints of irregularities warranted. Rosenw Ald confirmed that the government had taken a hand in checking the voting by which Sam convictions in the mail fraud cases growing out of a Quot double dip Sale of furniture to l. S. U. Their sentences Range from one year to of 30 months. To the Eric represented Wisconsin fourth Ruston Jones a Lake Harles atom t a it Psi j District in Congress collapsed in a a racy. Defeated Goy k. Loos South bide Kus former u. W. Coed becomes lbs vocalist <4, of 130 St. Petersburg fla., after a heart proprietor attack. With him when he died were his wife and a son or. Leslie kind i Dewey a opposition Sci a physician at the Mayo j the names of president Roose clinic Rochester minn., who went velt and vice president John n. To Honda when he Learned of his Garner remained in the running at Liers illness. For the democratic presidential the kind his had been in Flor nomination Ida for about two months. I result of the voting in the presi or. Kindschi a native of Prai dental advisory is not binding on Rie do Sac had lived in Madison for 40 years. He retired from the leather company last summer after he suffered a heart attack. He founded the leather com Pany during the world War. Be to icddd3 National convention delegates however so the fight entered on bitter Intra party Battles for positions on the state tickets. A High bid of $5.50 by mrs. J. Schmidt 2245 West Lawn ave., won the collection of 33 pennies on auction at Uphoff a 13 e. Main St., from tuesday until 9 p. In. Saturday. The pennies which were Quot Indian Heads Quot were the contribution of an unemployed sympathizer with the finns who hoped they might buy a pair of mittens for a refugee. A tavern saturday and was taken unconscious to emergency Hospital. His condition was said to he serious. Cannon was Given a suspended sentence in District court on drunkenness charge shortly before his collapse. He has been in court several times on similar charges in recent months. In in fore that he had operated a retail shoe store on state St. Other survivors Are a daughter mrs. W. L. Ragatz mad Ison and two Brothers Jacob and c. H. Kindschi Prairie do Sac. The funeral will be in Madison wednesday. Victims better Jerome Rollig 20. Driver of the car on which six Verona youths were injured in a Railroad Accident tuesday was a slightly improved but still in critical condition Quot at Madison general Hospital late saturday. Donna Westphal 14 a passenger in the car was reported in a Good Quot condition and showed definite improvement. As you All most certainly know what has happened in these Days to our dear a we finnish people at this time Are All of one mind and have but one thought of what is to be done. We did not want War. We love peace More than anything else but our a thousand year enemy i to to Jackie Panette Micquelyn a Jackie Quot Panette Kesha a former student at University of Wisconsin., become a vocalist on the broadcasting sys. And will be heard regu a in programs from the Vorko a Chicago studios. My them will be Quot Good a ring and Quot rhythm Ras a pan i in i Ras Active in French claim sinking of two nazi subs Paris a a two German i submarines were sunk in the North motorcycle rider sea during the last week French t t. Military quarters said saturday Hurt in Accident and Allied and German air activity has increased to a marked degree on the Western front and Over belligerent territory. The French War office communique said that there was nothing was taken to St. Savior a Hospital j to report from the Western front i Here saturday afternoon. Law checks Check forger it must be a habit to r t a g eth Row n off a Tor Cycle which was being towed in an Effort to Start it Ralph Eggleston about 40, Pardeeville suffered a fractured left Kneecap and Rice Lake. I. Or in prison for the up a Irvin to lies Fra i ii re a a Cep has again attacked us with much More brutality and barbarity than Ever before for the purpose of dissolving Little Finland into a communistic state and of destroying at one blow All that this nation has built lip during its Independence and All that which every finn holds dear holy and sacred. A but the finnish people stand As one Man facing this enemy. Side by Side fights worker Farmer and professor and everyone determination is not to he destroyed without a Price. Our Little nation is fighting in a manner which is piteously stirring and with a courage which is beyond comprehension and has thus far held its own heroically. A often i think of you there so far away. You Are very fortunate there no one is attempting to j strike at you. Be joyous and Ful for a finnish student at the University Here gave 35 cents to the Relief committee and ent it it the of spare time work i will he glad to have my employer turn what i earn Over to the Fini ish Relief fund. I can also sing finnish Folk songs in the native Miles c. Riley president of the j Madison chapter of the National 1 layers Guild saturday pledged j the chapters support for the Campaign now being conflicted there to raise funds for finnish Relief. Riley said endorsement of the drive was in line with the policy contained in a Resolution adopted by the guilds National executive Board recently. The Resolution urged that this country without endangering its own peace adopt Urh policies As will Aid Finland resist invasion by Russia. For the gubernatorial nomination a. 0 flast tuesday thus extending the Flea bet ii monday investigations of civil liberties and mail fraud complaints that began when the machine of the late a Kingfish Quot Huey i. Long first got a threat of defeat in the Jan. 16 primary. A several serious complaints have been registered a Rosenwald said. Two Federal attorneys left for Washington to join asst. Atty. Gen. O. John Rogge in preparing mrs. Eckford Dies on eve of 61st birthday a Public service hearing for an order requiring the Madison bus co. To operate South Madison busses on a 12-minute schedule will he held in the Capitol at to a. In. Monday. Ann Reiman to be Queen a second time a finnish Corr two russian detachments East _ Molann Jarvi were trapped inside the finnish lines and annihilated with More than 1,000 killed. In the Taipale Region it said repeated enemy attacks were driven off by successful finnish counterattacks. Northeast Lake Ladoga it was announced the russians retreated leaving 1,000 dead and deserting 15 tanks. Baron Gustav von Mannerheim in Arr order of the liar greeted swedish and norwegian volunteers and extended the a gratitude of the finnish people for your Noble Norse Danes to quit Gold base too 208 have following is the list of contributions for today previously reported $2,845 r4 Plymouth Church Outlook Chih Soo Lilann g Laster. Soo w. F. S. 5 i 1�?Ttkle Trower. 8 i or. W. R. Ball. 2 i mrs. I. 5.00 w. K. A finn. .35 Marian s. Kimble. 5.00 mrs. Emma g. Stevenson. To of or. And mrs. H Otis. 10 00 or. And mrs. A. V. Millar. To of Anonymous 2i7 50 total to Date. Fumia mrs. John e7 Eckford Monona ave., who would been i years old today died late saturday in a Madison Hospital after a seven weeks illness. She moved Here from Cedar rapids la two years ago. A member of the Wisconsin Dames and the daughters of the american revolution mrs. Kick Ford formerly belonged to the Cedar rapids chapter of the order of the Eastern Star. Survivors Are the widower and a daughter Jean both of Madison two Sisters mrs. J. A. Brandt Palo la., and mrs. Lucy Prentice Madison and Lour Brothers or. George h. Crary hot Springs Mont. Elisha chateau Mont. Avery los Angeles calif., and Arthur St. Olaf la. Fay of swamped by Fellers judges cry we can take it can we take it we can. We asked you to criticize the state journal and scores of you took us up on the request. We re finding out just what you like and done to like about us and we believe your Frank Friendly letters Are going to help us give you an even better state journal than the one you re used to Reading. Ann Reiman a photo by Phot Oart Gamma Phi Beta will reign As Queen of the a a we club Ball March i in great Hall of the memorial Union it was announced saturday. H e r escort and general chairman of the dance will be Riley Best Louisville ky., track Star and member of Alpha Epsilon fraternity. Copenhagen up a Noi and Denmark probably will Low Sweden in establishing Eton Exchange control to be their National defense positions it was reported saturday night As scandinavian foreign ministers met to discuss their countries difficult roles As neutrals pinched Between two european wars. Foreign ministers p. It. Munch. Denmark and halvdan Kohl. Norway discussed for five and a half hours saturday night the problems which they will take up formally today when foreign minister a f. Guenther joins them in a conference which May continue through monday. Both Norway and Denmark now exercise partial control of foreign Exchange but following Sweden a drastic action Are expected soon to establish More rigid regulations to prevent possible raids on their currencies designed to weaken their defense positions. Koht and Munch discussed particularly the problem of protecting scandinavian shipping and the need for finding new Export and j import markets a probably the Sigma of United states to replace Cut off by the War. The in time the ver a major Levine kidnapping fact Ai my of wipe h Vangy my Mimi it in 11 Faitt lamp mrinal nigh on a a second an Ersary of the abduction

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