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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 23, 1939, Mason City, Iowa                             NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME E R HIST tEM S tn T P T Of I C AA C C A k DCS A VOL XLVI THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS FULL LEASED WIRES FIVE CENTS A COPY MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY OCTOBER 23 1939 MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT After Maneuvers at Duck Front 3 Sons of Governor Bag Fowl in Firing Line at Lake as Game War Opens m 1 2 Die in Gun Accidents Is rrobiem for Hull By CHARLES P STEWART Central Press Columnist ARGENTINA is thc one west ern hemispherical country which makes complete PanAmerican solidarity difficult The Argentines and the rest of the LatinAmeri cans are middling harmonious but said Ar gentines by no means are in 100 per cent harmony with us of the U S A We on the opposite hand are in at least 99 per cent harmony with all the Latin Americas ex Cprdcll Hull cept Argentina With the Argentines were only about 50 per cent in harmony Be tween us there exisE no serious political differences of opinion Argentina is the richest and most progressive of the Latin Ameri cas Its people are pretty good democrats They are as anxious as we are to keep European bel ligerency out of PanAmerican waters Unfortunately we have certain clashing commercial interests Hulls Trade Policy Now a vital feature of Secre tary of State Hulls international policy has been the negotiation of a network of trade treaties be tween this and other countries such treaties to slash tariffs and generally to encourage active business relationships amongst us Its a policy which looks toward free trade the world over Hull argues that no one country can be satisfactorily prosperous unless all are But he realizes that his end can be attained only by degrees His trade treaties are degrees iri that direction As to the PanAmericas its a policy which has received a won derful fillip from present Euro pean conditions All the new world republics in perfect agreement at the recent conference in Panama City under the desirability of a com pact to compel the old world na tions to do their fighting at a long distance from our pair of continents and adjacent islands It also was the universal judgment ings to get together in a commer cial way Argentina is no exception Ar gentina snid so too as enthusias tically as anybody Argentina Differs But heres how Argentina dif zil for instance has coffee tropi cal woods and a potential supply of rubber Bolivia has tin Chile has nitrates and various metals that are in demand here The northerly hot weather republics offer equatorial fruits that dont thrive in our climate And we have manufactured goods that they require We can them to our mutual advantage Argentina also wants our man ufactured articles Hitherto it bought such supplies mainly in Europe but the war has cut off that source But what have the Argentines got to pay us off in Practicaliy nothing that we have not a superabundance of already The same kind crops that we raise plus meats and hides which we likewise have lots of Trade Pact Trouble So when Secretary Hull under takes a tradepact between the UnitedStates and Brazil or Chile et al its easy enough to arrange But now the state department is trying to fix up a dicker with Ar gentina The Argentines are per fectly ready take our manufac tures and our manufacturers wel come the opening of the Argentina market Our farmers and stock men are the folks who emit n ter rific howl at the idea of admitting Argentine wheat corn flax wool and meat at a time when we have such an oversupply of this same stuff that Uncle Sam is paying them to curtail their production The negotiation accordingly is tied up in a bowknot How its going to be untangled is a prob lem Yet the Argentines will feel that they have been discriminated against if they dont get a treaty like the others And it will be bad PanAmerican business all around if we antagonize as important a fraction of it as the Argentine re public LIGHT RAINS ARE PREDICTED Cooler Temperatures Forecast Following Batmy Iowa Weekend DBS MOINES if The weather bureau predicted light rains and cooler temperatures after a week end of balmy sum mer like temperatures The mercury ranged up to 74 only 38 Temperatures averaged five de grees above normal Monday morning the bureau said with no precipitation reported in the last 24 hours Skies were clear in southern Iowa but clouds covered the northeast section of the stale JPI WHILE HUNTING Nedved 23 Duncan and Marshon 35 Wells Minn Victims Two men were dead and one was recovering from a rifle wound Monday morning as the tragic re sult of hunting accidents Sunday as hundreds of North lowans opened thc duck hunting season Clemens Nedved 23 farm hand working near Duncan died in a Mason City hospital Monday morn ing from wounds which Dr C O Brewster of Britt said were self inflicted According to the physi cian the farm hand was found Sunday by his cousin Roland in a semiconscious con dition with a 410 gauge shotgun beside him in the cornfield ad joining the farm of his uncle Jim SMS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 12 FINNS AND REDS MEET Nedved The Brewster and brother Jim cousin called Dr the injured mans The farm hand was taken to a hospital in Mason City where in vestigation showed a hole lorn in his chest by the gunshot The shot pierced his left Jung and narrow ly missed his heart Surviving are four brothers John Jim William and Vincent all of Duncan and a sister Mrs tihodes Danes Funeral arrange ments have not been completed The victim of the second fatal shooting was Paul Marshon about So barber at Wells Minn who died from gunshot wounds Mon day morning in an Albert Lea hos pital Marshon was hunting with fnends Monday morning near Wells Minn when the shotgun was discarded by a slammed car door against which it was leaning The shot pierced his back and en tered his chest He died one hour later Surviving are his widow and six children Services will be held Wednesday afternoon Ben Lau 45 Klemme was re covering Monday from a wound inflicted by a 22 caliber rifle while he was hunting Sunday on he river bank near Garner The rifle EARL BROWDER IS INDICTED AND PLACED IN JAIL Communist Leader Charged With Illegal Use of Passport NEW YORK Brow der 43 year old former book keeper who became general secre tary of the communist party in the United States was indicted Mon day in the federal investigation of a fraudulent passport ring and locked up in the house of deten tion The indictment followed what U S Attorney John T Cahill said was an investigation continuing over many months It contained two counts charging Browder made false statements in applying for a passport and used the pass port illegally The grand jurys action took Brouder by surprise He had gone to the federal building to testify and was not aware of the indictment until defectives seized him Taken before Dis trict Judge William Bondy he was held in bail for a hearing after he pleaded inno cent Then he was fingerprinted and when it was discovered that the man who photographs prisoners was away for the day Browder was handcuffed to a man just sen tenced to 18 months for peddling narcotics loaded into a van with other prisoners and taken to the federal house of detention Browder testified Sept 6 in Washington before the Dies com mittee investigating unAmerican activities that he had traveled in Europe passport bearinga The indictmentreturned Mon day charged he obtained two pass ports under false names one in the name of Nicholas Dozenberg in 1921 and another in the name of George Morris in 1927 The indictment however was based upon his application for a passport in September 1934 and its renewal in February 1937 when on both occasions he denied he ever had a passport before lOWANDJESTN PICKER MISHAP Baily 20 Found in Machine in Lake Park Field by Employer LAKE PAHK fP Emory Bailey 20 of Fostoria Iowa bled to death in a cornfield near here Monday morning shortly after his employer Chris Schmidt found him with his arm caught in mechanical corn picker Ribbentrop to Give Important Address Zane Grey Noted Western Writer Dies in Calif ornia by Claire Tanner who was hunt ing at the time with Clem Hau dek The wound was not serious itler ign ce of BERLIN Foreign Ministe Joachim von Ribbentrop is t make a speech in Danzig Tuesday which officials Monday said would be an important statement on for eign policy Political quarters speculated whether Adolf Hit had commissioned his forei minister to make another pe gesture or express defiance Germanys enemies again Man Who Pioneered in Radio Has 95th Birthday Without Set PARIS Edouard Brarly French physicist who pioneered in development of wireless telegraph celebrated his 95th birthday Mon day without a radio in his house It bothers me the inventor told fnends to think I had some thing to do with inventing it 10000 TEACHERS EXPECTED DES JVIOINES Approxi mately 10000 delegates are ex pected to attend the eightyfifth annual convention of the Iowa State Teachers association here Jsov 2 3 and 4 Miss Agnes Sam uelson association secretary an nounced Meetings will be held at the Shrine auditorium and the Coliseum Published More Than 50 Novels in 35 Years With Much Popularity G ALTADENA Cal rey noted writer and sportsman died suddenly Monday at his home heart attack He was 68 years of a and cent the old Attending physicians said the author was suffering from coro nary thrombosis and succumbed o a sudden seizure Grey attained fame and for tune through writing colorful novels of lie west most of which have been produced many times as motion pictures His hobby was deep sea fishing he spent many months in re years following this sport in South Seas Gray was born Jan 31 1875 at Zanesville Ohio w h i c h was named after ancestors of his mother Alice Josephine Zane He was graduated from Zanes ville schools and in 1896 from the University of Pennsylvania and practiced dentistry in New York from 1898 until 1904 With the publication of his first novel Betty Zane in 1904 he deserted other fields for writing and achieved one of the most long standing reputations as a writer of popular fiction in the nations his tory VVHhin 35 years lie published more than 50 novels most of them with heavy salcs Several of his books such as Riders of the Purple Sage The Rainbow Trail and The Heritage Tr of the Desert have become stan I rlfl m dards of western fiction VJU11 111 VV CCQb ZANE GREY Says Confidence Is I is the only thing the United Staaes needs to start a business boom the Iowa Building and Loan league was told in convention here Monday by A D Theobald Chi cago assistant vice president of the United States Savings and Loan league All other elements including a sound banking system and opportunity for expansion are present Theobald said LOOK INSIDE FOR MRS EUDOHA CUNNINGHAM Her Husband Goes on Trial in Murder Case PAGE 2 Plan Legion District Meeting at Decorah PAGE 16 Two Hunters Die With Opening of Duck Dates PAGE 9 Allies Gain Turkey in EDITORIAL PAGE Hunt Motorist Who Tossed PHILADELPHIA by a fathers tragic tale 10 police men pressed a grim search Mon day for the motorist whojranrlqwn ttieathxnstbee body in a patcVof weeds A fragment of glass from a fog light and a license number were clues they hoped would lead them to the person responsible for the death of pretty 12 year olrl Eleanor OConnell Feeling ran high in the Holmes burg section when the girls an guished father Lawrence OCon nell 33 told of finding her body in the rain Saturday night and of desperately trying to stop auto mobiles as they sped by Finally one car slowed down and backed up where OConnell stood clutching his rainsoaked bundle But the driver OConnell said looked at thc girl in his arms shouted Stop the next car that comes along1 and drove on OConnell made a note of the li cense number At last a motorist stopped and took thc farmer and girl to a bos but it was too late If only the person who hit her had taken her to a hospital the dazed parent said I would have gone into court to defend him PINXED UNDER TltACTOR SIOUX RAPIDS a tractor upset pinning him under neath Owen Huntley 27 garnge mechanic was seriously injured By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Finnish dele gates return for further negotiations on soviet de mands soviet military mis sion arrives in Lithuania L 0 N D 0 Air raid warnings sound on Firth of Forth and nearby re gions but raids fail to materialize Britain counts mutual assistance pact with Turkey her prim a r y achievement of war B E R L I Nazi party sets out to consolidate home front Early floods protect only remaining French positions on Ger man soil southwest of Saarbruecken wester n front iuiet T 0 1C I 0 Japanese for eign minister plans series of talks with United States Ambassador Joseph C Grew after envoys speech expressing American dis satisfaction with Japanese policy in China SCOfLAlHEARS RAID WARNING Sigpai Continue Flights PERTH AMBOY N j val The Weather FORECAST IOWA Partly cloudy oc casional light rain in extreme northeast portion Monday night and in northeast portion Tues day cooler in west portion Tuesday afternoon MINNESOTA Cloudy oc casional light rain in southeast and rain or snow in northwest portion Monday night Tuesday occasional light rain in south and snow or rain in north colder in afternoon in southwest and extreme west portions IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statis tics Maximum Sunday 63 Minimum Sunday night 42 At 8 a m Monday YEAR AGO Maximum 35 Minimum 30 Precipitation snow 02 The figures for Sunday Maximum Saturday 72 Minimum Saturday niglil 13 At 8 a m Sunday 41 YEAR AGO Maximum 71 MinimXim 34 LONDON iP An air raid warning was sounded over th Firth o Forth area uf Scotlaiu Monday but was cancelled shortly afterward The all clear was sounded 1 minutes after the alarm had beei lifted about noon G a m CST in other regions of southeast Scotland The persistence of the German flights over the North sea toward British seaports and naval bases alarms have been sounded every day except Thursday during the last seven flays was regarded by flying students as a form of feel ing out the British defenses In other words despite British claims ot downing 13 German craft or inflicting losses of aboul 25 per cent on the invading squadrons these were believed by many to be doubleedged forajs having the purpose of spreading anxiety and mapping objectives more precisely for a wave o larger raids to come Cat Hunting Canary in Battle of Notes S E A T T L E ffi Ella O Tooles canary was threatened by a cat She tied a note to thc cats tail Keep this cat at home In 15 minutes it was back with this note substituted We dont own the darn thing SMALL NATION IS HOPEFUL FOR QUICK DECISION Anticipates Reduction in Demands Made by Russian Authorities MOSCOW Finnish dele gation headed by former Premier Julio Kusli Paasikivi returned to Moscow Monday to renew inter rupted negotiations with soviet Russia The atmosphere was consid ered hopeful by Finns as the diplomats stepped from their train anil were received by Vladimir X Barkoff chief of protocol in the Russian foreign office a handful minor soviet officials and the envoys here of all the Scandinavian states V V f Observers pointing out Russias declared intention remaining neutral in the European war ex pressed belief she would not try to push Finland too far and risk war with her northern neighbor On the other hand Finland was said to be prepared to yield some what to the Soviets demands pos sibly by allowing fortification of islands in the Gulf of Finland The Finnish delegate hopeful for a speedy conclusion of the talks unless Russia increases her demands expected to visit the Kremlin Monday night They stood by awaiting word that Jo seph Stalin and PremierForeign Commissar MolotofI were ready to receive them Meanwhile a Tass Russian official news agency dispatch from Kaunas said a soviet mili tary mission had arrived in Ihe Lithuanian capital Under a re cent pact i was granted the right to station troops In that country which borders Germany In Finland meanwhile there was no relaxation of intense prep arations for defense if necessary of Finlands independence The Russian demands have been described there as o a ser ious nature and it has been re ported that Moscow wants certain islands in the Gulf of Finland for naval bases a military alliance and a new arrangement respect ing the strategic Aaland Islands in the Gulf of Bothnia Although a vote almost 100 pel cent favorable to Russia was re garded by observers as n foregone conclusion officials were atten tive to Iotingr Sunday in Russian occupied regions oland to de cide whether they want to join the U S S R The voting was based on an election in which apparently there were lists only of advocates of joining Russia Opponents had only the alternative of scratch ing out names of those nominees PERTH AMBOY N J Four infants in the nursery of Perth Amboy general hospital two boys and two girls died of suffocation early Monday Coroner James Flynn Jr said a valve blew out of a radiator filling the nursery with steam Two other babies were revived oy three physicians who worked feverishly in an attempt to save the lives of the six children Coroner Flynn quoted Mrs Daisy McGuinness nurse in charge of the nursery as saying she had found everything all right when he inspected the room at a m Thirty minute later she ic turncd to find thc nursery full of steam and removed the in fants from the room Flynn said Hospital authorities Middlesex county detectives and local police befian an investigation The bnbics none more than o uccic old were unnamed YOUR STATE GOVERNMENT Its Departments Their Functions TURN TO PAGE 8 OF TO DAYS PAPER FOR AN OTHER OF THE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THE GOVERN MENT OF FOL LOW THEM EACH MONDAY in the Mason City GlobeGazette 2 British Ships Lost 14 Persons Still Missing LONDON sinking of two British vessels was disclosed Monday with a total of at least 14 persons missing and 30 survivors accounted for Fourteen crew members of the lC92ton steamer Whitemamle were missing and five survivors landed at an East Africa port Cause of the Whitemantles sink ing in the North Sea was not given The 2327ton coastal vessel Sea Venture owned by the Dover Navigation company of London was disclosed to have sunk alter an explosion Us crew of 25 landed on an island in one of the steamers boats and later reached a northern town in a lifeboat sent for them Bodies of 29 Victims of Nazi Boat Blast in State at Stege STEGE Denmark bodies of 29 of the 70 victims of thc explosion of the German mine patrol boat Kste lay in state Mon day id thc Stege hospital Thc bodies lay in a large room converted into a chapel decorated with Dmiih flags and flowers sent by Danish people The citys flrg were at halfmast j The Estc struck two floating mines off the coast here Saturday and sank within a few minuted Only five of thc rrcw survived   

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