WISCONSIN IN THE CAPITAL

Mobley, Radford E.

Wisconsin i in the Capital [By RADFORD E. MOBLEYJ WASHINGTON, D. CIf the war picture doesn't change, National Committeeman Charles E. Broughton of Wisconsin and others selected on the...

...Bring forward a Democrat (Willkie) who also believes in short of war policies...
...He voted against the senate-approved resolution approving- sending abroad arms which the military services feel can be spared to the Allies at present...
...A postponement ls improbable but it Ls news that it actually will be considered...
...In fact, there Ls talk here of a bob-tall convention, and further talk of delaying the date until September...
...The enormous advantage which the Democratic party now holds in the 1940 presidential race will enable the party leadership to sit back complacently as their Republican opponents struggle in Philadelphia's heat to name a candidate of their own and write a foreign relations plank...
...He is giving virtually his full time to the international situation, watching the cables from abroad, studying precedents, seeking new ways to aid the Allies ahort of war...
...On the floor, he continued to scrutinize administration moves which he feared might lead this nation into war...
...One, already passed in the senate, authorizes the president to establish Oct 9 as Leif Erlckson day...
...picture of FDIC's accomplishments...
...The other makes a federal contribution to the statue proposed foT Jean Nicolet, to be placed in the capitol or on the grounds at Madison...
...Leith took up his new duties at once...
...Postmaster General James A. Farley, expected to remain for the "duration" as the party chief of the Democrats, takes his cue from the white house in doing nothing to magnify the importance of the Republican meeting...
...But as a member of the finance committee La Follette did not agree, and set to work to write war profit levies into the bill...
...Because of the president's confident attitude, and his close attention to the European picture, these recent visitors would not be surprised to see other bold, Rooseveltian strokes in the near future...
...Leo Crowley...
...La Follette has made an appeal to house leaders to speed action on two measures of importance to the state...
...There is no time in the president's day to worry about what the Republicans 'will do at Philadelphia...
...coal companies operating in interstate commerce may not employ minors below 18...
...In asking for action on the former resolution, La Follette pointed out that the nation at present "is acuely aware of the Scandinavian extraction of many of c> ¦ rople...
...Back of closed doors in the senate finance committee this week-end Sen...
...He paints a pre...
...Willkie would introduce interlocking directorates and pyramided government agencies modeled after the power trust...
...See what the Republicans are trying to do...
...The senior Badger senator gave time this week to the tax bill to the virtual exclusion of other matters...
...If Willkie, the power magnate, Ls the Republican nominee and should win, the New Deal alphabetical agencies would be nothing...
...Miss Katherine Lenroot, Badger chief of the U. S. children's bureau, of the labor department, has ordered a public hearing this month to consider a proposed order declaring work in coal mines to be hazardous for minors between 16 and 18 years...
...Shrewdest administration minds are working at the moment at how far the administration can go to aid the Allies and remain within existing laws...
...The latter idea has a strong appeal to some party leaders on the ground that such action would show the country that the president waited as long as possible for the international situation to clear before he yielded to the demand that he run for a third term...
...Total deposits amounting to nearly $300.-000,000 were released promptly to depositors no longer faced with uncertainty and delay when au institution guaranteed by FDIC is forced to close Sen...
...Typical comment from New Dealers convinced of Roosevelt's re-election: "The Republican convention will be a poor side show at the moment...
...The university professor and Mrs...
...has called frequently, was again drafted by Edward Stettinius, Jr...
...Badger head of the FDIC...
...Wisconsin i in the Capital [By RADFORD E. MOBLEYJ WASHINGTON, D. CIf the war picture doesn't change, National Committeeman Charles E. Broughton of Wisconsin and others selected on the Democratic convention arrangements committee will be hard put to stretch the Chicago July 15 meeting over the customary five-day minimum...
...As it is now shaping up the new tax bill will adopt the broadened base for income taxation advocated by La Follette for about a decade...
...Leith, a handy man oport whom this adminLstration...
...Bob La Follette of Wisconsin waged his fight to write strong excess profits tax provisions into the defense revenue measure...
...Dr...
...Fax-ley tells his lieutenants that he can lick Taft, Dewey, Willkie, or any one else the Republicans may bring forward...
...hr> made public his 1939 annual report, possibly t last he will Issue if lie continues in his decisi to return to private industry...
...If the order is approved, under the federal fair labor standards act...
...Miss Lenroot says a children's bureau study reveals that work in or about coal mines "involves an exceptionally high degree of accident risk...
...Charles K. Leith, of the University of Wisconsin, opened the eyes of the American scientific congress here recently when he told this pan-American group how important it is to dovetail conservation and use of natural resources in the Americas...
...His fingertip information on mineral deposits throughout this hemisphere will assist ia preventing bottle necks in raw material supplies for the national defense industry...
...The house let this question slide by suggesting that this matter will be deferred until the next session of congress...
...member of the national defense advisory commission in charge of raw materials...
...Leith moved to the capital last week, and Dr...
...Since its r ception in 1934, it has extended financial aid to protect approximately 870.000 depositors in 312 banks...
...Recent visitors leave the white house with the impression that the president is firmly convinced that his policies are right, and that the country is increasingly back of him...

Vol. 10 • June 1940 • No. 25


 
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