Spokesman. Grundy Center, ia
FARM BUREAU FAVORS LEGISLATION TO ACCEPT DISPLACED EUROPE&N^ IN IOWA
The Hardin County Farm Bureau at its February meeting went on record as favoring the acceptance of displaced persons of Europe ill the United States and in Iowa. The fallowing letter was mailed to Senators George Wilson and Bourke B. Hickenlooper and Congressman John W. Gwynne:
"We believe that the bill now before congress relative to the proposed admittance of 400,000 displaced persons, now in European displaced persons camps, into the United States, deserves favorable consideration.
"We believe that such of these displaced persons who can qualify under j the provisions of this act and whose ! transportation, housing and employment will be guaranteed by friends, relatives or other interested persons in this country should be allowed to come to Iowa. The number permitted to enter Iowa under the provisions of this act should not exceed the 4,000 that has been suggested by Rollo Bergeson, secretary of state of Iowa, as our proportionate share.
i "We believe that this is the humanitarian thing to do and feel that it will | help immeasurably to aid in our inter-S national relations. We want to urge that I all religious groups be given a fair and i equal chance to be permitted admit-i tance under the provisions of this act."- ^Yours very truly, H. V. Snyder, president cte^t^ Hardin County arm Bureau
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