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Pair, continued cool today, tomorrow The Evening and Sunday Star la fair, slightly warmer; moderate north- delivered In the city and suburbs at west and west winds. Temperatures to- v 75c month. The Night Final ata>lipm ’ ' Pm': ' ’ ' Edition *nd Sunday Morning Star at From the United States Weather Bureau report. 85c per month. Full details on Page A-2. No. 1,841— No. 35,124. 'ASSo1*.t«iap?e!». » WASHINGTON, D. C., JUNE 30, 1940—126 PAGES. * , TEN CENTS Reds Seize Nazi Foodstuffs, Exciting Fears of Conflict; Turks Ready to Call Million Wheat and Sugar Taken in March Into Bessarabia % ■y the Associated Press. BUCHAREST. June 29.—Rus sian seizure of German-owned materials in ceded Bessarabia led to mounting fears tonight of complications between Germany and the Soviet Union. At Chilia Harbor, on the Dan ube, the German grain company, Dunarex, had a large quantity of wheat ready for export but all was seized by the Soviet Com mittee headed by the mayor. In the town of Baltzi, in North ern Bassarabia, long strings of freight cars loaded with sugar were ready to leave for Germany, but after the cession of the territory to Rus sia the population refused to let it go. Rumanian authorities were able to geit away only a few of the cars. :• --— *. French Fleet's Loyalty to Petain Doubted By the Associated Pres*. MADRID, June 29—A “serious" situation in French Morocco, with commerce paralyzed and the natives evidencing unrest, was reported to day from Tangier. African interna tional zone opposite Gibraltar. Official sources were quoted as de claring Northern Africa had "ab solutely submitted” to the French ! government of Premier - Marshal Henri Petain, which negotiated the j armistice with Germany and Italy. "However, there remains persis tent doubl as to the loyalty of the fleet, especially warships actually at Alexandria and other ports in the Eastern Mediterranean,” one corre ] spondent reported. Details of the Italian armistice terms were said to have been pub lished in Morocco only today. These call for demilitarization of various: colonial areas, but French authori- i ties at Rabat, Morocco, were said to have agreed to maintain the same defensive measures as during the ; war. There was no official explana- ! tion. _ _ _ Summons Reported Aim If Bulgaria Mobilizes By the Associated Press. ISTANBUL, June 29,—Turkey will call to arms at least 1,000, 000 men in the event Bulgaria mobilizes, informed military j sources said tonight. The nation went on daylight' saving time for the first time in ; its history to conserve electricity and oil. The fleet resumed its position at the mouth of the Bosporus after a cruise along the southern tip of Bulgaria's Black Sea coast. Anatolian soldiers marched toward the Bulgarian border. The general picture in Turkey was that of a nation marshaling its land, sea and air forces to demon strate her readiness to defend her self against attack if the Balkan powder keg explodes. The Turkish press emphasized the nation's desire to be friendly with 1 Russia, however. In general, Turkey appeared to be relying on the traditional con flict of big power interests as her chief hope for retention of the Dar danelles and the Bosphorus, gateway from the Black Sea to the Mediter ranean. The hope was expressed in po litical circles that the interest of Germany and Italy in the Darda nelles would cause them to curb any possible Russian aspirations in that ! direction. Meanwhile at Ankara a co/n munique said “perfect identity of views" was established in conversa tions between Iraq and Turkish ministers. Are Believed Deferred New Claims on Rumania BUDAPEST. June 29 UP).—Mili tary preparations continued in the Balkans tonight although it was believed that Hungary and Bul garia, under diplomatic pressure from Germany and Italy, had de cided to defer their revisionist claims upon Rumania. If this postponement of demands is definite and the crisis in the Balkans has been surmounted, it is assumed that a clear promise was given by the Rome-Berlin axis gieitneris *hat the claims of Bul garia and Hungary will be met in full later. Political observers expressed the opinion that Bulgaria and Hungary were told to wait until southeastern Europe has been “reformed” under a policy of “peaceful revisionism." Seen Diplomatic Victory. These observers viewed the pro ceedings as a diplomatic victory for Germany and Italy at a time when they need peace in this Important production area. Nevertheless, reports persisted that Bulgaria was considering gen eral mobilization and that Turkey would react by doing the same. Out of this conflict of opinion it remained difficult to determine the ultimate effect of the “bloodless” Russian invasion of Rumania. Berlin and Rome were believed to have assured Hungary she need have no fear that the Russians would advance so far into Rumania as to "jeopardize Hungary's Tran sylvanian claims. Unanswered is the vital question of German-Russian relations in view of the Balkan crisis. Bucha rest reports of Axis assurances against Russia emphasized again the belief that Moscow beat Berlin and Rome to the punch and that a grave new future issue is in the making. Power Politics Being Played. The was no question about the fact that power politics is being played on a major scale in South east Europe and that 3,000,000 sol diers are the pawns in the game. With Turkey, Rumania and Bul garia armed to the teeth and mov ! ing their forces about, disturbing : incidents are increasingly possible. As always, if the Balkan powder keg blows up, the minor nations’ forces will strike with major back ing, because of the eternal con flict of interest over possession of the Dardanelles and Bosporus, twin gateways from the Black Sea to the Mediterranean. . . . Finland Makes Trade Agreement With Reich By the Associated Press, BERLIN, June 29.—Trade negotia tions between Germany and Finland ended with an agreement today. At Helsinki it was announced earlier today that Finland had con cluded a trade agreement with Russia that included adjustment of Soviet war indemnity claims. Fin land, informed sources declared, prevailed on some important points. Axis Aid Promise Reported. Meanwhile Germany and Italy promised military and air assistance to Rumania, it was reported on high authority, if Soviet troops attempt to make further advances into this patchwork kingdom beyond the areas reluctantly ceded by King Carol. Informants close to both palace and cabinet said the axis powers had given broad and flat assurances that any more penetrations would be stopped. A number of government bureaus, however, arranged meetings tomor row to discuss plans for an emer gency seat of government in the Carpathian Mountains. Bucharest is in Southern Ru mania, near the Bulgarian border. A move to the Carpathians would place the government in the ap proximate center of the country. Foreign correspondents were told that fhilitary authorities had taken over the communications system, and military censorship becomes effective at midnight tonight. Some London correspondents and others already have had their telephone connections cut off in the past 24 hours because of stories they filed. Occupation Almost Bloodless. Bessarabia, which the Russians al ways have called the land of milk and honey, already is under the heavy tread of Soviet military in a comparatively bloodless occupation. Russian sources said, too, that the principal cities in Northern Buco vina—the other area yielded by Carol under a Moscow ultimatum —are now in control of the Red army. The chaotic state of affairs and the lack of good communications from Bucharest to the provinces made it difficult to learn at what point in the north the Russians had halted, but the latest semi-official word was that they had pushed on as far as Dorohoi, some 15 miles beyond the western boundary of Bessarabia and thus well within old Rumania. Russian informants declared, how ever, that this penetration beyond the agreed line was “probably a military error.” There were, at the same time, signs that at least two possible sources of conflict were quieting. These involved Bul garia and Hungary, which have claims of their own for Rumanian territory. It seemed clear, from Information received by diplomats here, that their demands w'ere being calmed. Carol Marshals 2,000,000. In Budapest it was learned that Germany and Italy were urging both Bulgaria and Hungary to stay at peace and continue their pro duction, with the understanding that their demands upon Rumania will be adjusted "in due time.” Nevertheless, King Carol, who al ready had appealed strongly foi Adolf Hitler’s help lest his country simply break apart under the Rus 6ian-Bulgarian-Hungarian demands was forming an army of 2,000,000 ir a “last man” mobilization. The highways of Rumania wert jammed with refugees and with hundreds of thousands of Ru manian troops answering the cal to service, while the Russian soldier; tramped down the winding, muddy roads of Bessarabia, taking contro of town after town. The army of occupation, which (started pouring down yesterday froir Russian Poland and also over th< only bridge over the Dniester River near Kisinev, continued streaming today through these bottlenecks anc then spreading into the territory. Waves of Soviet fighting plane; flew overhead as escorts and ther landed at Bessarabian airports ovei Which were hoisted the Red flag The first Russian units to entei Rumania were corps of heavy tanks followed by light tanks, artillery sup ’ (See BUCHAREST. Page A-5.) Industrial Britain Heavily Damaged By German Bombers Northeast of Scotland And Southeast Coast Also Are Raided B* the Associated Prers. LONDON. June 30 (Sunday).— Several casualties and heavy damage were inflicted in the populous mid j lands industrial area early today ! by German air raiders. Bombs also were dropped in Southwest England, but material damage was described as slight. No | casualties were reported. | The Air Ministry issued a com | munique saying: "Enemy aircraft crossed the coast i during the night. Anti-aircraft de | fenses are in action.” Other planes, believed to be Ger man, were heard over Northeast England. German Bases Bombed. German airdromes at Flushing | and Waalhaven, near Rotterdam, : Holland, and a seaplane base on the Dutch island of Texel were bombed Friday by British flyers, the Air J Ministry announced last night. An air field at Evreux in Northern i France also was attacked, and a | chemical factory near Frankfurt i was declared to have been set ablaze in a fire visible for 50 miles. The Admiralty also announced last night the submarine Grampus was overdue and presumed to be lost. The announcement gave no de | tails of the Grampus assignment. She was a craft of the Porpoise minelayer class with normal com plement 55 men and was completed ! in 1937. The commander was Lt. Comdr. C. A. Rowe. Other War Developments. These were among other wartime | developments yesterday: Anti-aircraft went into action against planes flying high over south west England and it was reported ] that British fighters brought down i one German bomber. Two were | felled last night. Heavy gunfire, apparently across l the English Channel, rattled win j dows in a southeast coast resort | town. In Cairo, the British Navy an nounced the sinking of one of three Italian destroyers in an engage ment in the central Mediterranean. Six thousand Polish troops, the Polish government in exile an nounced here, crossed the Syrian frontier into Palestine to join the | British forces. Urges Chamberlain Quit. A suggestion that Neville Cham berlain and others responsible for past appeasement of Adolf Hitler should quit the war cabinet to still rumors of a British move for armis tice was made yesterday by Lord Strabolgi, labor leader in the House of Lords. In an open letter to British editors, he declared the mere pres ence of Mr. Chamberlain, lord presi I dent of the council, and Lord ;; Halifax, Foreign Minister, in the government was having an effect "most serious in the two most im portant neutral countries in the world—the United States of America and Russia.” The mention of Lord Halifax's name along with that of former Prime Minister Chamberlain’s ap peared significant. It was the first time the Foreign Secretary had been so criticized by such a source. Meanwhile, the first authoritative estimate of Allied casualties in the battles for Belgium and France, made by French Gen. Charles jje Gaulle, was that 60,000 were killed, 300,000 wounded and nearly 1,000,000 (See LONDON, Page A-4.) Parachute Troops Used In Russian Occupation By the Associated Press. MOSCOW, June 30—Parachute troops were used in carrying out yes terday’s speedy occupation of the Bessarabian and Bucovina areas ob tained from Rumania, Tass, Soviel official news agency reported today Tire news agency said the para chutists occupied Bolgrad, a towr In Southern Bessarabia, and an ares in the vicinity of the confluence o; the Prut and Danube Riveras. Theentire occupation is proceeding “according to plan.” Tass asserted “Soviet troops entered the town! of Storozhinets and Gertz. in North ern Bucovina and occupied the sta tions of Novoselitsa and Lipkanv both on the River Prut south ol Hotin,” the statement said. "Mechanized units approached the River Prut 55 kilometers (about 3! miles) southwest of Mogilevpodolsky and reached the area of the towr of Pvrlitsa. 80 kilometers (50 miles) northwest of Kishinev.” By the Associated Press. PARIS, June 26 (Delayed).—(By Courier Plane to Berlin).—The once gay shops, cafes and bars are re opening in Paris and tills are vir tually empty. Well-dressed persons are stopping total strangers on the boulevards and asking for money. The prefect of the Seine depart ment, where most of the French financial institutions are concen trated, has stopped withdrawal of bank funds indefinitely. A neutral banker explained the step merely was a legalization of the bank closing which occurred Reynaud's Crash Hurts Are Reported Serious j By the Associated Press. BERN. June 29— Paul Revnaud, former French premier, is in an emergency hospital in Montpelier on the south coast of France in se rious condition as the result of an automobile accident yesterday, the Swiss Telegraphic Agency reported tonight. M. Reynaud was reported on the way to the Riviera from Bordeaux when his automobile overturned in a ditch. He suffered a head injury. Havana Parley May Clear Way For British Fleet Neutrality Revision Seen Likely to Offer New Bases By GARNETT D. HORNER. A move to revise strict neutrality standards of the American Repub lics, possibly clearing the way for offering New World bases to the British fleet, was indicated in action of the Pan-American Union gov erning board yesterday. The board tentatively listed a wide range of problems arising j from the European war for discus sion at the meeting of American foreign ministers to open in Havana July 20. including re-examination of neutrality standards "in the light of present circumstances.” Consideration of measures for in creased inter - American economic unity and co-operation to combat "fifth column” activity and pos- j sible attempts by Germany andi Italy to seize Allied possessions in this hemisphere also was recom mended to the Havana conference. The tentative agenda, broad enough to permit discussion of al most any conceivable problem con fronting the Americas as a result of recent war developments, was approved by the board here for con sideration by the governments of the 21 American Republics. Final action on the agenda is scheduled ! at a board meeting next Friday. Ministers Expected to Attend. Meanwhile, State Department of ficials said reports from Buenos Aires that the Foreign Ministers of Ar gentina. Brazil, Chile and Uruguay would not attend the Havana con ference in person were premature. While some of the foreign affairs chiefs—including Secretary of State Hull—are not certain whether they will be able to attend, most of them are expected to do so, it was said. | In any event, officials here in sisted. decision of any foreign min ister to stay at home because of pressing domestic problems would not necessarily indicate a non- J co-operative attitude or affect sue- ! cess of the conference. The tentative agreement to recon- j sider neutrality standards of this hemisphere at the Havana meet- f ing is in line with a suggestion advanced last month bv Jose Maria Cantilo. the Argentine Foreign Min- j ister. He urged that the Americas abandon some of their “rules and limitations” of neutrality, arguing that neutrality under international law "implies bilateral obligations” and Germany violated her obliga tions. United States officials frowned on his proposal, widely interpreted as advocating adoption of a "non belligerent” rather than a neutral policy, when first put forward be cause of a reluctance to give the appearance of sidestepping any established principles of interna tional law. Apparently the official attitude here now is more favorable to the Cantilo suggestion, in view of rapidly changing conditions. Hull Presides at Conference. Secretary Hull yesterday pre sided as chairman of the Pan Amer ican Union Board when it approved the tentative agenda providing for “examination, in the light of pres ent circumstances, of the standards of neutrality set forth in the third article of the ‘General Declaration of Neutrality of the American Re publics' which was adopted at the Panama meeting on October 3, 1939.” Under the Panama neutrality declaration, the American nations agreed to prevent their territory being used “as bases for belligerent operations,” and their citizens from enlisting in any belligerent armed forces or engaging in any other activities that might affect their neutrality. Other rules ban the “fitting out or augmenting the forces of armament” of any bellig erent ship in American territory, and limit the number of belligerent warships that may be admitted to American ports. Capitulation of France has been followed by increasing speculation that the British fleet might be forced to seek bases in this hemi phere. Without adequate facilities in Canadian ports, the British war ships would be banned from ports of this or other American republics unless the present neutrality decla ration is revised. Under the general subject of i See PAN-AMERICANPageA^lO.) Canal Sub Nets Described As 'For Training Purposes' By the Associated Press. PANAMA, Panama. June 29 Submarine nets being installed across both the Atlantic and Pacific entrances to the Canal Zone were described officially today as “for training purposes.” There were reports earlier in ihe week that the entrances to the canal had been mined and officials in Washington said at that time any mining being done was for routine training purposes. Paris Striving for Normalcy With 1,200,000 Out of Jobs before the German occupation took place. Arrangements for limited with drawals are expected to be made later. Some talk of municipal money being used was heard. In Versailles such money already was reported in use. A 30-day mora torium on negotiable paper and mer chandise bills also is in effect. The effort of Paris to be brave with a gay display of brightly painted chairs and tables on the terraces, colorful summer awnings, and smart shop windows is offset by the staggering number of unem* ~ (See PARIS, Page A-5.) I U. S. Army Models Two Divisions on German Panzer Lines 1,400 Tanks and 600 Pieces of Artillery Will Be Part of Equipment Br the Associated Press. Creation of an Army mechanized force of "great striking power’’ like Germany’s hard-hitting panzer di visions was announced yesterday by the War Department. Acting Secretary Louis Johnson disclosed the order had been given to organize an armored corps of two divisions on an experimental basis, to be equipped with some 1.400 tanks, 600 artillery pieces and more than 13,000 automatic and semi automatic rifles. "Apparent developments in the character and use of mechanized power in Europe,” Mr. Johnson said, contributed to the decision to create the force, first of the kind in this hemisphere. Tactical Doctrines Revised. Light and medium tanks and other armored vehicles hitherto assigned to the cavalry and infantry will be concentrated in the new corps of more', than 18,000 officers and enlisted men. thus revising Ameri can tactical doctrines followed since the World War. Other units of heavy tanks such as the Army does not yet possess, are to be organized later, it was announced. Brig. Gen. Adna R. Chaffee, pres ent copimander of the Army's sin gle existing mechanized force, the 7th Cavalry Brigade, was made commander of the Armored Corps. His headquarters will remain at Fort Knox, Ky„ and the mechanized cavalry will be incorporated into the new corps. Designated as commander of the 1st Armored Division was Brig. Gen. Bruce Magruder, former commander of infantry tanks. The division's headquarters will be at Fort Knox. Brig. Gen. Charles L. Scott, re cently commander of a mechanized cavalry regiment, was made com mander of the Second Armored Di vision, with headquarters at Fort Benning, Ga. Brett Is Chief of Staff. Lt. Col. Sereno E. Brett will be designated chief of staff of the corps. He commanded tanks in the World War Meuse-Argonne offensive. The new mechanized warfare in strument was made possible by the $1,762,513,000 supplemental defense appropriation which President Roosevelt signed Thursday, carrying funds to swell the Army's equip ment of tanks to more than 3.000. Of these, only about 500 are now In service. The War Department said the corps would combine all infantry tank components except the First Battalion of the 67th Infantry Regi ment at Fort Meade. Md., the mechanized cavalry components now at Fort Knox, and the First Combat Car Squadron now statio*ed at Fort Riley, Kans. Divided into Five Parts. Each division will be divided into five parts — command, reconnais sance, combat, support and service echelons. The reconnaissance echelon will include an air corps squadron and the combat echelon will be the main striking force. The War Department also dis closed that its special service schools, hitherto reserved for officers, would be used for intensive training of key soldiers. The infantry school at Fort Benning will teach tank and motor mechanics, among other courses, and the cavalry school at Fort Riley will give training in com bat car mechanics and allied courses. Chamberlain to Speak On Radio This Afternoon By the Associated Press. LONDON, June 29—Neville Cham1 berlain, former Prime Minister and now Lord President of the Council, will address the British Isles and overseas outposts over the networks of the British Broadcasting Corp. at 8:45 p.m. <2:45 p.m. E. S. T.) to morrow. Both WMAL of the National Broadcasting Co. and WJSV of the Columbia Broadcasting Co. will car ry Mr. Chamberlain's address, it was said last night. Radio Programs, Page F-5 Complete Index, Page A-2 ft ^OONT WORRY) CHARLIE. I CAN/ vTAKEJT^y Six-Nation Trade Talks Reported in Rome By the Associated Pres*. LONDON, June 30 (Sunday)—A German radio broadcast heard here early today said German, Italian, Rumanian, Bulgarian, Yugoslav and Hungarian representatives conferred ' in Rome yesterday "to discuss trans- ! port and trade questions arising | from recent events.'* — Japanese Army Men Call European War 'Golden Opportunity' 'Strong Attitude' Orders Sent to All Corps; Arita Warns of 'Sphere' Bs ;h* Associated Press. TOKIO, June 30 (Sunday).—War in Europe has presented Japan with a "golden opportunity" and she must take a "strong attitude,” a group of leading Japanese Army men decided at a conference last night, the news-' paper Nichi Nichi said today. The paper said the conference followed a broadcast to the empire yesterday by Foreign Minister Ha chiro Arita. who enunciated a for eign policy based on creation of a Japanese - dominated "Asiatic sphere.” Instructions relative to the “strong j attitude” were sent to all army corps, and were interpreted as orders to \ be on the alert for opportunity to consolidate Japan’s position. Disappointed in Arita Speecii. Observers believe, however, that the military men were disappointed in Arita’s speech because it advo cated co-operation in the formation of spheres of influence and also avoided encouragement for the axis powers, rather than coming out flat ly for a redistribution of the world's resources as a prelude to peace. Japanese language newspapers re ported the military services were attempting to squelch rumors that they favored avoidance of friction with the United States and Great Britain. According to these papers, the military view is that friction with these "old influences” (Britain and the United States) may become inevitable through future changes in the international situation. Actually, the Arita speech was an advance from the previous position in which Japan had insisted upon maintenance of the status quo in Eastern Asia. Arita Sees World Spheres. The Foreign Minister, broadcasting to the empire, visualized the crea tion of stabilized spheres through out the world between “closely re lated peoples" as a prelude to per manent peace. No mention was made of "status quo” or previous inferential warn ings to Western nations to stay away from colonies in East Asia and the South Seas. "The cause of strife mankind hitherto has experienced.” he said, "lies generally in the failure to give due consideration to the ne cessity of some such natural con (See TOKIO. Page A-6.) McNutt Dedicates Carolina Park j Bv the Associated Press. ALBEMARLE. N. C.. June 29.— Federal Security Administrator Paul V. McNutt told an. audience today at the dedication of Morrow Moun tain State Park that “America is not a Nation of Chamberlains. And if the time comes to defend demo cratic liberties there will be no ap peasement here.” McNutt and Gov. Clyde R. Hoey were the principal speakers at the dedication of the park, the largest recreational area maintained by the North Carolina State Department of Conservation and Development. McNutt, declaring tha tthe United States was a peace-loving people and had devoted comparatively lit tle time and money to building arm aments, said: “But woe to the man or the na tion that thinks America cannot or will not defend itself, its life and its liberties. The response to the Presi dent’s call for the Nation to arm itself leaves no doubt about the an swer. And if the occasion arises, it will appear how quickly this Nation of happy, sport-loving men and women and boys and girls will be ready to make the sacrifices neces sary to defend their freedom.” v M wrnm Jl i <wrojT-l Threat of Third Party Under Peace Label Seen Increasing ' Democrats Are Warned Of Break Unless They Nominate Wheeler By JOHN C. HENRY. Despite indignant denials from every source acutallv accused of "appeasement” sentiment toward the fast-growing totalitarian dom inance of other parts of the world, threat of establishment of a new political party under a "peace” label appeared yesterday to be spreading. Immediate contributing factor, of course, is the Republican conven tion action of naming Wendell L. Willkie, outspoken foe of totali tarianism. to the top spot on its presidential ticket. The vigor of Mr. Willkie's past expressions of dis like for the Rome-Berlin philoso Dhics definitely overshadows the rel atively innocuous G. O. P. plat form plank on foreign affairs, caus ing the extreme non-interventionists to launch charges at once that the “war-makers” have assumed con trol of the Republican party. Paralleling this development on the Republican side is the proba bility of Democratic renomination of President Roosevelt, whose anti totalitarian temper has been con sistent and unmistakable. In the event the Chief Executive chooses not to run, it is considered virtually certain the party leadership would fall on Secretary of State Hull, whose accord with Mr. Roosevelt on foreign policy has been complete. No Refuge in Major Parties. The result, therefore, is that those who would speak more softly at the dictatorial regimes of Europe and Asia—even though committed to every means of Western Hemi sphere defense—have no political refuge in either of the major parties. With the Republican die already cast, the energies of this so-called anti-war group are directed for the moment at efforts to temper Demo cratic convention action toward an unequivocal anti-war platform plank and selection of a candidate less bellicose in his anti-axis pronounce ments. Their hopes, however, are not high. Pattern of this strategy was out lined clearly in a statement yester day by Senator Johnson, Democrat, of Colorado. "Burton K. Wheeler (Democratic Senator from Montana) is the only Democrat who can win against Willkie,’’ Senator Johnson said. "Democrats must fight fire with fight. Willkie is vulnerable in his Wall Street connections and in his ~ iSee POLITICS. Page A-3.) Roosevelt Gets Colorado And Minnesota Votes By th* Associated Press. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. June 29.—Colorado Democrat.' pledged their 12 national convention votes to President Roosevelt today and notified party members, among them Senator Johnson, that the\ would be expected to abide by the decision. - A resolution inSfecting national convention delegates to vote for s third term nomination at Chicage was adopted with unanimous ap proval ofythe 1,204 State conventior delegates. Later the convention voted to sene a copy of the resolution to Senatoi Johnson "for his information” anc with a reminder that "this actior was taken without dissenting voice.’ Senator Johnson, who did not returr to Colorado for the convention, ha: threatened to bolt the party if Mr Roosevelt is renominated and ha; urged that Senator Burton K Wheeler be the Democratic presi dential choice. DULUTH, Minn., June 29 UP). Minnesota Democrats, in Slate con vention, today approved by voice vote a motion to draft Presiden Roosevelt for a third term. E.gh delegates at large were named t( the national convention at Chicage July 15. In addition, there will be 20 othe delegates to the national convention representing nine congressional dis tricts. Minnesota will have only 2: votes at Chicago, and 12 of the 2: total delegates will have half a tot each. Willkie Delays Quick Selection Of Chairman Subcommittee Named To Confer With G. 0. P. Candidate By G. GOULD LINCOLN, St*i Staff Correspondent. PHILADELPHIA, June 29 —Con fident they have picked a winner in Wendell L. Willkie, their presidential nominee, the last of the Republican hosts which descended upon Phila delphia a week ago were homeward bound tonight. Left to the final determination of Mr. Willkie himself is the setup of the Republican organization which is to carry the fight against the Democrats in the coming campaign. Mr. Willkie left Philadelphia on board the yacht of Roy W. Howard about noon, without having settled the question of a national party chairman. Nor did he set any date for his formal acceptance of the Republi can presidential nomination, which is to be made in his home town. Elwood, Ind. It is indicated, how ever, that he will not deliver his ; acceptance speech—the opening of | his speaking campaign—qntil after I the Democrats have held their na I tional convention and named their j presidential candidate and adopted ; their platform. Pledges of Loyalty Received. From all groups, those who sup : ported Thomas E. Dewey and those who supported Senator Robert A. Taft, Willkie’s chief contenders, to day came pledges of loyalty to the Willkie-McNary ticket. • The Republicans have come round to the belief—insisted upon by the Willkie campaign managers before McNary Will Meet His Running Mate First Time This Week By the Associated Press. Wendell L. Willkie. Repub lican candidate for President, probably will meet Charles Mc Nary, candidate for Vice Presi dent, some time this week. Senator McNary told report j ers this yesterday as he sorted through hundreds of congratu latory telegrams, answered a constantly ringing telephone, and took time to pose for mo tion picture cameramen. There has been no arrangement about I when and where they will meet. Although Senator McNary attended early sessions of the Republican convention, the two men have never been intro ! duced. 1 i -- ! the nomination was made—that Mr. Willkie is the real choice of the people. They expect great things i from the man who is now said to have “taken the presidency out of | politics.” The newly elected Republican I National Committee, at the sug i gestion of Mr. Willkie today ap : pointed a subcommittee of 12 to : confer with the candidate this week ; on the selection of a chairman, the ! vice chairman, vice chairwoman and 1 all other officers, including the members of the Executive Commit. tee. The presidential nominee and I the subcommittee are expected to ! meet next Wednesday at a place j to be appointed by Mr. Willkie, I Walter S. Hallanan of West Vir i ginia, its chairman, said. Were Prepared to Act. A majority of the committee was prepared to go right ahead and re elect John Hamilton of Kansas chairman of the national committee, when the committee assembled to day. Word, however, was brought from Mr. Willkie by Mr. Hallanan, Samuel F. Pryor, jr„ of Connecticut and C. B. Goodspeed, treasurer of the national committee, that ha would like to have a little time to consider the matter. At a press conference. Mr. Willkie said in reply to questions about the probable selection of a national chairman: “I have been concen trating on getting the nomination, and I haven't had time to give that question much thought.” Mr. Willkie added that Mr. Hamil ton was a “very able fellow,” and that a decision on the chairman ship would be reached next week. There is more than meets the eye in the selection of the national chairman. It is a position of great responsibility during a campaign, and if the presidential candidate is successful, the national chairman usually has a great deal to say about the distribution of Federal patron age—a vast number of offices on the Government pay roll. Col. B. R. Creager of Texas, one of the committeemen strongly in (See g7o7p., PageXT) Dutch Disturbances Calmed by Germans By the Associated Press. AMSTERDAM, June 29.—German ; and Netherlands authorities restored order in Amsterdam, the Hague ; Utrecht and Haarlem late tonight ’ after minor differences between ’ Dutch National Socialists and Neth erlanders who wore white carnation* ' to mark the 20th birthday of Princ* Bernhard, anti-Nazi German con sort of Princess Juliana. Some of the National Socialists appeared on the streets wearing \ black uniforms. Netherlands and ; German police calmed the popula ' tion with the aid of the blackout, ' which forced the people home. * The custom of displaying ths 1 Dutch flag was dispensed with. Of ficials recently requested citizens temporarily to forgo displays since > ‘‘our people mourn for what is lost ■ and manifestations of rejoicing seem ’■ unbecoming.” * But there were heavy runs on th* s flower shops for the Prince's fa vorite flower.