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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 8, 1939, Mason City, Iowa                             NORTH IOWAftKTiioT DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XLV MASON CITY THI BRIGHT SPOT ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS FULL LEASED WIRES five CENTS A MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY APRIL 8 1939 Picture of the Week EASTER SUNRISE Photographer Sees Theme of Resurrection Morn in Shadowy Silhouette of Rural Church STORY ON PAGE 16 A country church eight wiles northeast of Garner was the subject for this unusual portrayal at the Easter theme The picture taken by C C Kilgore Klerome won first place and S3 in the Globe Gazettes weekly uicture contest Lindbergh Sails for U S Aboard Acquitania Evades Passengers on Departure Wallace Device May Burrow Under Foes WASHINGTON rising wave of congressional opposition to Henry Wallaces cutrate sell dictators as well as de mocracies may be left hanging in midain The agriculture refary has been working with s u ccessful secrecy on a submarine de vice which may burrow under his opponents before they know it Paul Malton out and it will work out if Atty Gen Frank Murphy will only give Mr Wallace the necessary legal word Wallace 3roti know was hin dered by senators when he tried to get 5150000000 for his cotton export subsidy A similar plan to put a appropriation for the same purpose in the agri culture department appropriation bill also failed in the house i For Reducing Losses Ml Wallace needs only 000 to start his cotton plan which the president approved before congress disapproved Some in siders have heard he plans a 3 cents per pound per bale subsidy for a million bales until Aug 1 If he could swing a deal with Germany Italy or any foreign na tion for this amount now without disturbing the domestic market he vould be in a better position to wheedle money for the other 10 000000 bales later The deal would mean that Wallace would sell Hit er or the foreign buyer cotton far less than Americans are paying It would likewise mean a loss to this government the taxpayers of at least the 815000000 and possibly more But Wallace is about in the same situation as the Hoover farm board stuck with 11000000 bale of cotton His position is that thi would slit the taxpayers purse less than whafr might be taken by other methods a position which i disputed by his congressional ad versaries C 0 Secret Is Now Out Published FSCC figures indicate Wallace has sold Hitler more than 150000 bushels of wheat sinci March 23 while the current crisi has been on in Europe while Britain was withdrawing its trade proffers to Germany while his fellow cabinet members Morgen thau and Hull were announcing the 25 per cent tariff penalty against Germany and issuing ada mant statements against trade with dictators His FSCC kept this activity se cret until it was disclosed in this spot that the SS Donau a German ship had left Portland Ore for Bremen last week loaded with subsidy grain bought from FSCC Then inquiries brought from FSCC the information that 36000 bushels of grain were on the Donau that 336000 bushels had been sold to Germany up to March 23 and that the total sold to Germany to date was just under 500000 bushels Copjritlit Kinc Fealurej lac CHERBOURG France Charles A Lindbergh sailed for New York Saturday aboard the liner Aquitania Lindberghs sailing was unan nounced He hoarded the liner a few minutes before departure lime He was not accompanied by nis wife or children Jon and Land The only persons notified of his departure were special police offi cers attached to the maritime sta tion who unobtrusively guarded the famous flyer Theflyer eyadeafthe crowds of passengers hishat drawn down over his forehead to help avoid recognition There the slightest hint behind Lindberghs return to his native country after an absence of several years It lias been con sistently reported that he intendo never again to reside in the Unitec States because of the fear of kid naping attempts against his tw young sons Lindbergh has been dividin his time between his French resi dence on the island of Illiec of the Brittany coast and his hom near Seven Oaks in England He flew to England from Franc two days ago and went at once t Heading where he has carried on aviation experiments in the past Consequently it was believed pos siblethat his missiorrrio the Unite States might be connected wit aviation He has made no pro nouncement on aviation since th controversy stirred up by his un favorable comparison of sovte Russias aerial strength and effi cieney with that oE Germany GMEN ARREST STOCKS TOPPLE MRS DICKSON Widow of Bandit Had Participated in Two Robberies of Banks WASHINGTON Edgar Hoover director of tile federal bu reau of investigation announced Saturday that Estelle Mae Dick son young wife of Benny Dick son was taken into custody short ly before noon Saturday in Kan sas City Mo Dickson was killed Thursday by FBI agents at St Louis while re sisting sirest Mrs Dickson will be arraigned at Kansas City Mo the U S at torney there will decide whether she will be returned to Michigan on kidnaping charges or to South Dakota prosecution on bank robbery charges Estelle took part with her hus band in the robbery of the Corn Exchange bank of Elkton S Dak on Aug 25 1S3B and of the rob bery of the Northwest Security National bank Brookings S Dak on Oct 31 1938 the FBI said ESTELLE MAE DICKSON by GJIen grees here Friday The day befor rti uuitiif ut weeK it was SI A break in the un northern portions week seasonable temperatures was fore whole probably deficient cast 1 TO 5 POINTS Wall Street Focus of Nervousness Over European Events NEW YORK sellin Saturday toppled stocks to a share in Wall street only im portant world market to resum trading since the Italian invasio of Albania European securit markets were closed for the Eas ter holidays so that Wall stree became the focus of nervousnes in financial circles over swift moving events in Europe Aimee Scheduled to Talk at Des Moines DBS MOINES in charge of the 14 state convention of the Four Square Gospel churches here May 31 to June 4 announced Aimee Semple Mc Pherson Los Angeles evangelist would be the principal speaker at the session THIS PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 155 ZOG FLEES ALBANIA WHILE TIRANA FALLS U S Scores Invasion FEAR ALBANIAN Nazis Timely Blows of Fascism COUP PRELUDE TOBIGGERGRAB Think Hitler II Diice Convinced England Has Monumental Bluff WASHINGTON ffull in a statement approved bv President Roosevelt said Saturday the forcible and violent invasion of Albania is unquestionably an additional tineat to the peace of the world The invasion Hull said vio lates the will of all peoples in the world that their governments shall lead them not toward war but along paths of peace The state secretary condemned Italys action after consulting with the president by telephone The chief executive is in Warm Springs Ga Hull said the chief executive agreed the statement should be made Another high government offi cial said meanwhile that the ad ministration considered Musso linis Albanian coup a prelude to a more serious European crisis This official declared that Birth the state ments were inclinedto the view that Hitler possibly in a few days might precipitate a crisis over Danzigr Both Germany and Italy are convinced this source said that Great Britain was guilty ot a monumental bluff in nego tiating an alliance with Poland and otherwise acting to stop Hitler Some dispatches have told of new German troop movements toward Poland Mr Hull at his press confer ence said he Had no advices of sucn movements however The secretary indicated belief without expressing a definite opinion that Italy had violated the Kellogg antiwar pact signed both by Italy and Albania He re ferred a questioner at his press conference tothe phrase forcible The Weather FORECAST IOWA Considerable cloudi ness Saturday nieht and Sun day becomingunsettled freez ing temperature or frost Satur day night somewhat warmer in west Sunday MINNESOTA mostly cloudy Saturday night and Sunday ex cept fair in cast Saturday nijrht snow in northwest Sunday somewhat warmer in west and south portions Sunday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statis tics Maximum Friday 42 minimum Friday night 20 At 8 a m Saturday so YEAR AGO Maximum 37 Minimum 24 WEEKLY FORECAST Weather outlook for the period of April 10 to April 15 1939 For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys and the northern and central great o Plains Temperatures mostly LOS ANGELES OP Seven above normal in southern por and violent invasion at the out set of his statement SERIOUS PROBLEM TO U S TRADE PROVIDED WARM SPRINGS Ga President Hoosevelt gave full in dorsement Saturday to Secretary 1 Hulls statement that Italys vasion of Albania constituted an threat to peace wliili at the same time it was made known officially here the situa tion presented a serious problem for the future of American work trade The president told a press con ference lie had talked by tele phone with Europe and also had talked with Hull and approvec the latters statement on tin forceful and violent7 invasion o Albania 7 Are Prostrated by Los Angeies Heat LOS ANGELES OF S persons were prostrated by heat ertl normal in Potions except coo tions and near or above normal in northern portions except cool during beginning of week in most k as a in pre cipitation A white house source repeated 1 nf the presidents statement of sev ut era months ago that the disap Av pearance of small independent nartl1 lions by military aggression weak ened our own national safety anc prosperity The presidents statement to thi secret meeting with the senat military committees several month ago was tha the continued political economi and social independence ever smal nation in the world doe BERLIN Saturday jailed Spanish adherence to the anticomintern pact and tile Itai an invasion of Albania as timely ascist blows against Great Brit lins efforts to form a front igainst the RomeBerlin axis Nationalist General Francisco francos acceptance of the accord igainst the communist interna ioual was interpreted as the mly logical outcome ot the Span sh war and as killing lastminute Jfforts by the western democ to bring Spain into their ramp It was pointed out that Spain oined Germany Italy Japan Tungary and Manchoukuo in the anticommunist agreement at he very moment when new ef forts are being undertaken to set up a democratic front and to ning it in line with Moscow and when Great Britain fejt it lad won over Poland to an alli ance The National Zeitung of Essen a newspaper tliat is close to Field Marshal Hermann Wilhelm Goer ing declared that the future poli cies of nationalist Spain will be sound most closely with those of Lhe RomeBerlin axis While Chancellor Hitler gave Premier Mussolini complete back ing in the Albanian invasion the controlledGerman press charged of Albania had sold especially to the Brit ish and hence was claying a po litical traitors role toward Italy ENGLAND WEIGHS ITALYS ACTION Chamberlain Returning to London to Confer on Albanian Situation LONDON Minister Chamberlain will return to Lon don Saturday night from Aber deensbire Scotland to confer with his ministers on the Albanian situation it was announced Sat urday afternoon The prime minister left London tor Scotland Thursday for an Easter vacation Announcement of Chamber lains return followed quickly an After weighing the in London plications Albania the ministers issued forma statement declaring that the Albanian situation was stil important factors In informed quarters Ihi not decided to recall parliament years immediately as had been de manded earlier by leaders oTthe two its Eter re Defenders of Tiny Nation LOOK INSIDE Go tO Hills FOR tLOlD C STARK Governor Gave F R Tip on Pendergast PAGE 2 Parley on Production ofPlaysatlSTC PAGE 8 Baseball Plans Boom for Mason City Boys PAGE 9 JOSEPH SENIOR 84 SUCCUMBS Pioneer Settler Dies at Home Following Lingering Illness Joseph Senior one of Cern Gordo countys pioneers died Sat urday afternoon at his home 12 Fifth street northeast after a illness of several years Death fol lowed a heart attack the third ii the last two years Mr Senior was 84 years old am on had lived in Cerro Gordo count emergency meeting ot the cabinet since he was one year old comin in Lnndon to Portland township with his par invasion of cnts in 1855 from Kenosha a where he was born The family moved to Maso City in but returned to til uuuu slia omi in jouo uui relumed to In obscure in regard to a number of farm in 1871 Farming was his vo Tmnnvtant ned two farms in Falls j nu ii larms in raJJs statement was interpreted as in township He had lived in his dicating that the government had present residence more than 0 Tlrir 1 n innnll t He is survived by his wife and cess Thursday April 18 to extend until rangements have not yet been made The body was taken to the MajorRandall funeral home Again Expects Twins EAST THOMPSON Conn Lydia Fifield 41 has made preparations to enter a hospital as a maternity patient next July and says It will be an accident if it isnt twins Mrs Fifield has had 15 children L ff 7 nueia nas naa 10 cnnaren have an effect on the safety and 2 of whom are twins All but prosperity of the United States three are living Unsettled Conditions for Iowas Easter Are Forecast DES MOINES took another siap at Iowa Satur day and threatened the states Easter parade Sunday with in clement weather The weather bureau forecast freezing temperatures or frost Sat urday night with unsettled and cloudy conditions Sunday One ray of hope was the pre diction ot warmer temperatures in the western part of the state Sunday Decorah and Dubuque reported light snowfall and temperatures Saturday morning ranged from 4 to 11 degrees below normal Scattered clouds were reported over the state the bureau said The mercury reached a high yesterday of 56 degrees while the low Friday night was 20 at Mason City Forest City Iowa Falls and Marshalltown The bureau warned shippers to protect for readings 28 to 30 in northern Iowa Saturday night and 32 in the southern half TIRANA Italys roops occupied this capital of Al bania without hostile manifesta ion Saturday after a night of error and disorder that attended he rout of her proud little army of mountaineers and the flight of ier king to Greece The advance column of Italians rolled in from the coast 25 miles away just a little over 24 hours nfter the Italian advance began against the bitter resistance oorlyequipped Albanians fight ng for their independence No Hostile Manifestations Bersagliere on motorcycles their aces and uniforms grey with dust were first to enter the city Albanians in the square before Ciano Setting Up Italian Rule Over Fallen Albania TIRANA Albania ian troops occupied Tirana Sat urday and Count Galcazzo Ciana Italian foreign minister flew here to form a new government ivhicli would be under Italian tutelage Ciano arrived in his own plane after the Italians had land ed an entire reeiment of gren adiers totaling about 3000 men They were flown here from Tar anlo across the Adriatic It was one of the biffgest troop move ments by air ever accomplished Tlie new government will de pend entirely on Italy for its foreign policy and national de fenseits was disclosed the government offices apnlaude them as their cycles roared out o the dust of the DurazzoTiran road There were no hostile manires talions The tricolored Italian flag ap poured on the city hall beside th red Albanian banner emblazonec with the black double eagle Frighten Away Looters The Italian occupation came af ter a night of terror in Tirana a gendarmes fired continuously t scare off looters who earlier hai sacked the royal palace The American colony was she tercd Friday and Friday night b Minister Hugh G Grant at th United States legation Italian bombers blackened th ekyover Tirana shortly a tie Mussolini Plans Triumphal Entry in Tirana Sunday ROME Musso lini will make a triumphal en try into Tirana Sunday the radio station at trolled Iiy the nounced Saturday dawn Saturday and continued fly low over the city as the troop entered The Bersagliere were followe into Tirana by a tank corps whic rumbled through the princip square The Italians betlerequippe and larger numbers than th defenders were in command the principal points along the 17 mile coast JOSEPH SENIOR LAUDED BY FADEREWSKI SAN FRANCISCO Jan Padcrewski former Polish premier said Saturday the new BritishPolish accord is what I have believed for many years to be the true stand for Poland to Towns Heavily Damaged Durazzo San Giovanni di Mcdu and Valona were heavily damage by naval bombardments and aer ial bombers before Italian occu pation But Albania the smallest coun try in the Balkans served notic on her mighty neighbor across th Adriatic that she was prepared fight until her last man was dea and then mobilize her women Good roads from the coast Tirana built with funds provide by Italian loans facilitated th Italian advance toward Tiran but only winding mountain trai led to Elbasan the new capito 2 Young Pilots Are Killed When Plane Crashes Near Moline MOLINE HI youtl ful pilots were killed Saturd when their airplane crashed on knoll 14 miles east of the airpo here The dead are Arnold Johnsc and Alien Stamp both about of East Moline 111 Witnesses said the aiiplai went into a spin at about 101 feel altitude For a few minut the pilot appeared to have n gained control but later the sh went into a second spin at 3l feet then crashed to the ground KING GOES TO GREECE TO JOIN WIFE AND CHILD Mother of Infant 3 Days Old Carried to Hotel by Stretcher FLORINA Greece UR King og I fleeing Albania joined his 111 wife and their three day old on Saturday as the legions ascist Italy marched into Tirana is capital Realizing that defense was use the king after leading his oops and civilian volunteers in a itteifight against the Italians on le Durazzo front had left the apital during the night with members of the government and nade the mountain crossing to Fiorina to join his wife Hopes to Enlist Aid On foreign soil he hoped io nlist the aid the great powers ind to direct guerilla operations igainst the Italian conquerors He came here as the queen ap jealed to the world to aid heir ountry But already the Italians were in Tirana and fascist Italy had pro claimed a new triumph to the vorld Reports said that in some parts f the country however fierce Albanian resistance continued Wearing civilian clothes and looking tired and worn Hie king arrived with a retinue of 16 automobiles and two motoxv trucks after a drive ever mountains from his capital He went at once to Queen Ger aldine in the hotel suite where she lay prostrate with her three day old son Prince Skandcr Thirty Albanian army officers disheveled and unshaven a num ber of government officials and several women were in the reti nue A crowd of several thousand people watched in silent sympathy as the king his face lined walked into the hotel Folice Clear Square Police cleared the square in which the hotel is situated to pre vent any excitement which might disturb the young queen Geral dine before going to the queens room Just before he arrived ths young queen appealed to the world for aid She had asserted that before she left Tirana King Zog had re ceived reports that the Albanian of several tor pedospeed sunk an Italian warship Rejected Italian Appeal She said that the lung Friday personally rejected an appeal sent to him by ailplane envoys from Rome to the front near Du razzo to give the cease fire or der and submit to a peaceful Italian occupation which would leave him his throne The king sent her word she said that the Albanian nation never would submit to the Ital ians but would fight as long as they had to as they had fought the Turks for centuries So weak that three physicians including a specialist whom King George of Greece rushed here refused to permit her to see vis itors she delivered her message to the world through her grand mother Countess DEstrelle DEkna Pleads for Help The world must do something for our Albania she said Its brave people will resist to the KING ZOG Joins Girl Wife   

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