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25 Feb 1940

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25 Feb 1940

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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - February 25, 1940, Oakland, California Weather Oakland and Cloudy and mild with Occas ional rain monday Cloudy moderate South wind. Compleat weather Tepori on to Dak latib Tori butt last edition vol. Xxxii no. 56 Loc sunday g Oakland California sunday february 25, 1940 5c paily 86 Al to 12 legislature Calls recess until May 13 present session at end today Stormy finale in Assembly by Wesley e. Robbins Sacramento feb. Gators virtually closed up the Spe Cial session tonight when they called a until May 13 and agreed to adjourn tomorrow at noon. The Assembly held a Stormy ses Sion As a prelude to the recess agreement but the Senate met briefly to vote a joint Reso Lution calling appointment of a committee of nine assemblymen and eight senators to study the problem of Relief during the recess period. Both houses will meet tomorrow morning to finish up the pending business but it was agreed that the recess would take effect at noon. Veto heard silently the Assembly received without comment the message from governor Olson which vetoed the Bill providing return of administrative Relief control to the counties. The measure had passed both houses in spite of Strong administration opposition but both houses lacked the necessary two thirds vote to enact the Bill Over the governor s opposition. Since the legislature is recessed and not adjourned it is possible the members to consider the Bill when they return on May 13 and override the governor s veto if there Are enough votes. Fire marshal debate principal debate in the Assembly v revolved around the appropriation support of the state fire marshal s office the balance of the fiscal year. Passage of the Bill was recommended by Olson forces on the ground that state institutions needed fire Protection. The Bill pro Vides the training of fire departments in each of the institutions under direction of fire mar Shal Lydell Peck a recent Olson appointee. Cd sections were raised to passage of the measure by Chester Gannon of Sacramento and Seth Millington of Gridley both conservative democrats on the ground that the real objective was political patronage and the appointment of firemen at the various institutions. Payroll increased Millington pointed out that under the previous administration of Jay Stevens state fire marshal there were but eight employees in the department. Under the recent administration of Peck he stated the number of employees has been boosted to 21, and More Are threat ened this Bill is nothing More than a Rotten piece of political Millington declared. The measure was finally passed through the Assembly with 56 votes under the Promise from Cecil King Olson Democrat that amendments would be submitted in the Senate tomorrow providing appoint ment of the necessary firemen from civil service lists to be established. Fears allayed fears that the governor would Call the members Back into another special session immediately were allayed this morning when Olson announced through his Secretary that he contemplated no such move. He had previously stated that he considered it his duty to Force consideration of his tax pro Gram by laying it before them in a second special session which would break into the recess. As the situation now stands the governor has been walked completely on practically every Issue contained in nos proclamation. The members took his tax program into the committee rooms and buried them there future consideration after the Relief problem has been the Relief program of the Gover nor was also effectively killed when the members refused to consider his request unemployment Relief Doles and an sex continued Page 3, col. 1 state . Selects a pledged delegates sen. Jerrold Stowell Heads slate women youth represented los Angeles feb. Re publican list of 44 urns trusted delegates to the National Republican convention to Convene in Philadel phia on june 24 was announced today by the state wide delegation committee meeting in this City. This committee appointed to work out a fair and practical method of Selec Tion is made up of representatives of the six leading state wide re publican organizations the two representatives of the Republican National committee the president pro Tern of the state Senate and the chairman of the Republican caucus of the state Assembly. The two selections from each of the 20 congressional districts of the state made mandatory on the National committee Call were from lists recommended by the respective Republican county committees and other Bona fide party organizations meeting jointly in these districts. Seawell Heads slate state senator Jerrold Seawell was selected As the nominal presidential candidate to head the ticket in compliance with the California primary Law. This will obviate the necessity of marking each ballot 44 times. If this a pledged ticket is elected at the May primary the delegates will be released with Complete Freedom of action. William f. Knowland Republican National committeeman of Oakland was presiding chairman at today s meeting of the 17 Republican Heads. The list which it is pointed out represents All elements and sections and contains the names of an unusually Large percentage of women follows delegates at m. Melvin san matco Ruth Mitchell Young los gatos Leo e. Anderson san Marino and Edith w. Van de water Long Beach. District 1, Charles m. Mannon Ukiah District 2, Robert a. Peers Colfax District 3, Arthur b. Eddy Woodland District 4, Walter Mcgovern san Francisco District 5, Julia f. Bode san Francisco District 6, William f. Knowland Ala Meda District 7, Jesse s. William son Berkeley District 8, f. E. Day ton Salinas and District 9, Gilbert h. Jertberg Fresno. Others listed District 10, c. L. Preisker Santa Maria District 11, Willis Sargent Pasadena District 12, Lee t. A Shore Glendora District 13, l. D. Galloway los Angeles District 14, William d. Campbell los Angeles District 15, mrs. H. G. Redwine los Angeles District 16, Luther a. An Derson los Angeles District 17, Clifton a. Hix rolling Hills District 18, Frank f. Merriam Long Beach District 19, Charles e. Brouse Riverside and District 20, f. T. Cook Westmoreland. District 1, Harry f. Lutgens san Rafael District 2, Charles h. Sager Strom Sonora District 3, Virgil Chapman Sacramento District 4, Arthur b. Dunne san Francisco District a Frank j. Perry san fran Cisco District 6, Thomas m. Carl son. Richmond District 7. Jamrs h Phillips Oakland District 8, Worth a. Brown Capitola. And District 9, Gertrude Collins Fresno. Additional names District 10, Winifred Switzer Visalia District 11, Saydee a. Hoopes Glendale District 12, Preston Hotchkiss san Marino District 13, Julius c. Knau Blauch Huntington Park District 14, John a Molt los Angeles District 16, Mic Hael f. Shannon los Angeles District 17, Adelle Arbo los Anicles District 18, Glady o Donnell Long Beach District 19, Justus f. Craemer or Ange and District 20, Kathrun Kie House san Diego. The a pledged delegation it was announced will not be bound by the unit Rule. The six organizations comprising the state wide delegation commit tee in addition to the National committee and legislative representatives Are the following Republican state Central com Mittee California Republican As Sembly California chapter of pro America Young republicans of California California Council of re publican women and California re publican circles. . To probe election in Louisiana new Orleans feb. The Federal government tonight called records from the Louisiana democratic primary election and him Money the Federal grand jury to reconvene. Assistant United states attorney general Herman Rosenwald and United states District attorney Rene a. Viosca announced they had sub penned ballot boxes tally sheets and returns from parts of Orleans new Orleans Parish and that their investigations would extend As Over the state As complaints of irregularities warranted. Rosenwald confirmed that the government had taken a hand in checking the voting by which Sam Houston Jones a Lake Charles at Torney Defeated governor Earl k. Long the gubernatorial Nomina Tion last tuesday thus extending the investigations of civil liberties and mail fraud complaints that be Gan when the machine of the late Kingfish. Huey p. Long first got a threat of defeat in the january 16 primary. Complaints made several serious complaints have been Rosenwald said. We announced prior to the run off election that we would investigate All such complaints and the Jov Crement will proceed to prose cute any violations Viosca and Rosenwald called sunday Tribune Index screen and radio weekly 12 pages in color serial main news Section Complete news report Townsend sport development Section development and building classified Section advertising vital Complete weather report shipping playground act Vitta financial news commodity state society Section k society and clubs Nan Covert the girl scouts comp fire girl to fhe Hoire and Garden comic suction 12 pages in color aunt Elsie Section aunt Elsia Fenland Knave Section the Knave War map the world this week Book reviews poets Corner waiter Lippmann George a Sokosky crossword Puzzle Marian Miller radio Art and music boy scout Uncle Comer Calendar fraternal news Weare Holbrook stamp collector negro activities serf in stage news and review editorials automotive Section automotive news radio Bookie ring smashed in raids Here eight men arrested Bootleg sets found by police deputies new nazi grab hinted Britain tells War Aims had been sent the Louisiana elections. Two Federal some records that through the mails. They called Back into session be ginning monday the Federal grand jury which formerly was scheduled to reconvene wednesday to continue its probe of alleged violations of United states statutes resulting from scandals and the attorneys left Washington to join assistant attorney general o. John Rogge in pre paring the government s fight against appeals from convictions obtained in two of the major scandals cases. Weiss Appeal fought Seymour Weiss former personal adviser of Hucy p. Long Monte Hart construction firm official j. Emory Adams Nephew of former president James Monroe Smith of Louisiana state University who now is serving a state prison sen tence Lor embezzlement and Louis c. Former assistant to the president of the Standard Oil com Pany of Louisiana have joined in appealing their convictions in the mail fraud cases growing out of the Sale of furniture to , their Bootleg Short wave radio has re placed the state and Federal banned Telephone and wire services to provide horse racing information to illegal bookmakers. This was revealed Here into yester Day after Deputy sheriffs and City police armed with axes and Crow bars cracked Down in three Al eged arrested eight men and seized two Short wave radio receiving sets. The two radio sets still warm when they were seized were found in a Flat above a barroom at 4097 san Pablo Avenue Emeryville where a squad of six Deputy sheriffs smashed three locked doors to gain Entrance. Another squad of sheriff s deputies raided a rear room in the Santa be inn at 3992 san Pablo Avenue Emeryville while Oakland police entered an apartment at 202 East 12th Street and arrested one Man. Operators seized chief criminal Deputy Harry Adams in charge of the two Emery Ville raids said the four operators arrested above the barroom at tempted to hide the radios under cardboard Cartons. The tubes were still warm when we found he said and they apparently had been in use As we started in the Adams said he know the were being used to receive race track but he had no leads on the illegal transmitter broadcasting the banned racing information. Arrested at the place and booked on gambling charges at the Emery Ville police station were Harry Tib bets of 711 Mckinley Avenue Charles Ammann of 5211 Desmond Street Edward Cotton 4109 Market Street and Joseph Courtney of 902 40vh Street. All were released on Ball each pending the filing of formal complaints tomorrow. Six raiders in squad the six raiding officers entered the place by a rear stairway leading to Park Street. We were half Way up the Adams said before we were Dis covered. The three doors were closed in our faces and bolted. This apparently was done in an attempt to stall time to hide the sentences Range from thirty months. One year to the Legal staff also will work on the appeals of big Abe Shushan and four others from mail fraud convictions in connection with alleged illegal profits from a Orleans levee Bond refunding Deal. . Coed sister injured by Auto feb. M. Jacobs 21, freshman at the univer sity of California is in the Berke Ley Hospital with possible concus Sion of the brain after being struck by an automobile tonight at Durant Avenue and Fulton Street. Walking with miss Jacobs at the time of the Accident was her sister Dolores 19, who received a Frac tured leg. Both girls who live at 2035 Channing Way come from Crockett. The Driver of the car was not held. . Third term candidate in Illinois Springfield 111., feb. Roosevelt tonight be came a third Tom candidate in the Illinois presidential preference bal lot april 9 when the Midnight deadline passed without a with a Trawal behalf. Of Filart in i said Chamberlain Are fighting to secure the Small nations of Europe that they May henceforth live free of constant threat to their Independence or extermination of their people. We Are fighting to right the wrongs Germany has inflicted on Peoples who once were free. We must have some tangible evidence that will satisfy us thai any pledges or Ai us marcs Ghen us will be fulfilled. It is Germany to take the next Slep and show us that she has abandoned. The thesis thai might makes right. We our part should be ready to Settle with any government that had subscribed to these Aims and Given proof of their said Hitler did not create the world England alone. I have always had the bad Luck to fight against a lot of zeros. These old and ossified and desiccated no entities Bab ble of a new order in Europe. It will come but without them. Demand the return of the colonies stolen from us by the capitalistic plutocrats. Chamberlain says he does not Trust me my answer is thank you or. Chamberlain i am Happy not to be Friend of such men. If Churchill says he Hales me then i thank you or. Churchill the compliment. We must and will be the place said when was in confusion he the officers smashed their Way in but none of the 34 visitors tried to escape. The names of the visitors All men. Were taken but they were not arrested. More peaceful was the raid on the second san Pablo Avenue establish ment where five deputies under Douglas Webb walked in unhindered and arrested three operators who also were released on bail. Here the names of 49 visitors were taken. Property confiscated race scratch charts tables and chairs were confiscated at both places. Arrested in the second raid were Oscar Klatt of 1060 43rd Street Samuel Martin of 1007 39th Street and James Costa of 3992 san Pablo Avenue. Arrested in his room in the East Oakland apartment was Ben Masten 42, a bartender who was released on bail to appear in police court at 10 . Tomorrow. Police said he operated a Bookie establishment in his apart men. Telephone and Telegraph panics have refused services to the bookies in line with state attorney general Earl Warren s Blitzkrieg against illegal betting. Interstate transmission of racing information was blocked last fall by the Federal government follow ing the indictment of m. L. Moc Annenberg of Philadelphia owner of the nation wide news service. 8000 Dock hands strike Jacksonville fla., feb. Was tied up at eight Southern ports from Wilmington to Miami at Midnight tonight when Moro than 8000 Ion strike higher wages. Hand of . Seen in peace plan circulated in South America Santiago Chile feb. A source close to the foreign ministry reported tonight that proposals concerning future peace machinery and attributed to presi Dent were circulated among the american republics. Official confirmation or comment on the report was lacking. According to this source the chilean foreign ministry received it plan which was described As touching on world peace after the european War is ended. Limitation of armaments and International economic regulations were reported to be among the sub ject-1 discussed in proposals. Foreign minister Cristobal 1o have 1aken the plan to Vina Del mar this eve Ning conference with pret Dent Pedro Aguirra ii the the plan had been communicated to All of the 20 american republics with a request by Roosevelt their opinion indicating that whatever subjects were raised were 111 1 president s Cruiser on Way to new islands aboard the destroyer Lang feb. Cruiser Tuscaloosa carried president Roose velt tonight to an unannounced Desti. Action after being anchored until mid afternoon off the coast of Panama while1 the chief executive fished. The destination of hip Tuscaloosa was Given Only As new islands the Tus Calovi arrived off the panamanian after a night Long Tytrom Hitler Rule must end Freedom of poles and czechs abolition of militarism Given As Chamberlain s objectives Birmingham England feb. prime minister Neville Chamberlain today invited the German people to take the next step toward ending Europe s War by ousting the government of Adolf Hitler and joining with other including the United establishing a guaranteed and lasting peace. The prime minister who was interrupted three times by peace hecklers implied that the Allied Powers would Welcome american participation in the eventual reconstruction of Europe but he made no direct reference to the United states. France and Britain would no wish alone to Settle the question of the new Chamberlain said. Others must come in to help us above All to bring about disarmament which is essential to lasting peace. We shall gladly Welcome collaboration of others who share our hint to neutrals although recent speeches in eng land by prominent persons have called greater Aid to Finland or outright action against the soviets Chamberlain merely called Russin the apprentice of German brutality and indirectly brought out his belief that european neutrals shout join the allies because of the hardships that nazi sea War has imposed on them. Chamberlain said that Britain will never make peace with the present German government be cause Hitler could not be trusted and because the fuehrer s Aims arc the destruction of this nation and Awni motion of the nations Friend on the other he said we Are tight Ink to secure the Small nations of Europe that they Mav henceforth live free of constant threat to their Independence of termination we do not Rome Berlin sign a new Trade pact Rome feb. And Italy have concluded a new Trade agreement in which Premier Benito Mussolini personally i Terve cd to formulate certain poli a communique said tonight. The pact covers Trade and other economic and financial problems of interest to the two the communique did not explain the negotiations in which Mussolini intervened. A new turkish Trade pact also was announced. Of v their people want domination but ourselves nor do we covet anyone ? territory. We Are fighting to right the wrongs Germany has inflicted on people who once were free. We Are fighting to abolish the spirit of militarism and the accumulation of armaments which is pauper izing All of Europe and not the least Ger Many herself. Specific Aims How Are these alms to be secured first the Independence of the poles and the czechs must be secured. Second we must have some tangible evidence that will satisfy us any pledges or assurances Given will be fulfilled. Therefore it is Germany to take the next step and show us she has once and All abandoned the thesis that might is right in the re establishment of Confidence Ger Many herself can do More than any other nation since she herself has done most to destroy it. When she is ready to give reliable proofs of her Goodwill she will not find others lacking in will to help her Over come the economic that will accompany the transition from War to peace. Ready to Deal in our Aims there is nothing humiliating or oppressive anyone and on such a basis we our part should be ready to seek a Settle ment with any government that had subscribed to those Aims and Given proof of their Chamberlain reiterated that Britain will not treat with he Hitler Moscow claims capture of Finland s key Moscow feb. Estimated that in the entire the Leningrad military the red army had 1 to Mand announced today that the to killed. Nor army had captured the the wounded Are several finnish Island of Koivisto the number of dead in such heavy fighting through fog Snow in its drive toward 3000 russians were killed in the Koivisto fortress was of fighting according to an importance to the finns communique which said is it was believed to be largely died in two big but unsuccessful Spon sible slowing up the against the Mannerheim army drive toward Vii Puri by ing on the russian repulsed the communique also second line of defences now capture of two other islands in by the finns before Vii Puri Gulf of Muir Insari to withstand All russian Pii Saari and seizure of 28 late messages said although finnish defense after wave of fresh red army were thrown against the Posi Vii Puri drive around Naykki nerve and the russians Railroad station. The most bitter attacks today were Helsinki feb. to have been against finnish Thor Stative finnish sources said fortresses in the Bay night that the red army particularly the islands off against Vii Puri had been halted const of Koivisto Peninsula. That the russians had suffered attacks were from the casualties in their 25-Day drive and Kais Lohli sectors. The the karelian Peninsula of Somme North of authoritative sources said that appeared to be not Sci where fighting was heavy. Military Olf Icouls said to germans they were certain the fortress of Koivisto had not been taken although the township of Koivisto is a no Man the fort is on an Island and the town is finnish a Peninsula. Reds claim fort London dispatch quoted the radio As announcing Cap new mediation of Koivisto Island on which the forts Are situated. Moscow also rumoured As capture of 28 More forts on the Mannerheim line making a lands boost of 700 taken russians also were pounding Copenhagen Denmark the Naykki Jarvi and Hainan new rumours of a and along a strip of land lha attempt to mediate the Ayra Opane and Vuks Sian War gained impetus tonight the front follows the Sal tin apparent result of the Merlini of scandinavian foreign ministers More than 1000 russians were Ai 1 of swedish refusals recently in repeated attacks. Give direct military Aid to the argument advanced Herp Wilh qut definite basis was that Germany had told Sweden visit a would not let Russia press on scandinavian Arctic harbours As was originally feared but that Russia must have a face saving Victory even if it is comparatively prolong War portent in territorial these sources said that when feb. 24. the if the red army takes Vii Puri Moscow bolshevik germans May be expected to of a Alt a f today that the visit of continued Page 2, col. I showers to foil in Oakland today Northern California s storm weak ened intensity yesterday prompt ing the Weatherman to predict thai government and emphasized that Only intermittent Rains will fall in under the present German government there can be no Security the future. The German rulers repeatedly have shown that they can not trusted to their word to foreign government or own metropolitan Oakland today. Mild temperature1? Ana Light Varia ble winds also will be the Vogue today the Weatherman said. Rain is expected to extend As Soulhas the witty mow in Ott Makoti my my life room demanded expansion in Central Europe recovery of colonies predicted by fuehrer in assuring Victory Munich Germany feb. Hitler shouted a defiant Promise tonight that Germany with the help of Providence would win the War declared that the Reich must have still greater Security nazi living space and warned the reconstruction of the world would be achieved without the Aid of democracy s toothless old god did not create the world England hit or told a meeting of 2000 party leaders observing the 20th birthday of the nazi 25 Point program at the Hof bauhaus Argell and Best known Beer Hall in Munich. Hitler implied that Germany would expand still further in Central Europe when he said there Are still some regions in Central Europe which were built by Germany and there we shall live and in this living space we will not tolerate any threat or political combination against in another part of his speech demanded return of former colonies. Fighting zeroes i have always had the bad to fight against a lot of zeros. There is a god. I personally Hrvaj Felt the hand of Providence. I be Lieve in this Providence. Providence would not have been so Long with 1m if it were intended to let i this fight in the but Hitler speaking most of Tatj time in a Calm voice made it Clear that the nazis were counting on much More than Providence to achieve their goal. In this he said that Germany s War Aims Call foil Security of the Reich s living space in Central Europe and return of colonies taken from Genu util after the world War. Germany s military and nomic preparation the War were much greater than realized abroad. And would guarantee avoidance the world War collapse. Germany s allies and f a lend him elude Italy soviet Russia and a pfc which makes the Reich to economic warfare. Order 4 Germany s leadership into Cifu construction of Europe Tottka achieved without the Aid of leaders of the democratic nations and the reconstruction of the worm continued Skelton s sex wife Reno nov. Feb. Mac Keaton 29, divorced Buster Keaton. Motion picture Zengel tonight. Kit la Iii ii Lucil 1 48, of Fresno calif., Sion of the War and second to vhf it s to Kiu upe was Paul of an american plan to prolong the War the purposes of profit to the last drop of English French and German at the same time regimental commissar a n a t n i y Galin pro claimed a new Era in soviet relations with England France the United states and other capitalist countries and predicted the Triumph of communism in the whole the Bosh Vic asserted that Welles Mission was to wive civilization american War profiteers. The to life my Toft Means of crowding the Blu do French out of South american arts. The poor american Capiti the newspaper said Are of with bankruptcy owing to Ardice of the conscience Lei Pean governments who reasons Are afraid to the West needed in Britain a dose of the article Galin writing in pravda Orff of in youth a Mem of Ftp m

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