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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 22, 1940, Mason City, Iowa                             DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HOME EDITION THt NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT J LEASED WIRK MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JULY 22 1940 Z1IIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SUCTION ONE NO 247 URGES TRUSTEESHIP FOR COLONIES Britain to FightJJntil Freedom REPLY MADE TO Nazis Plan PEACE OFFERS Zero Hour FROM GERMANS Declares Hitler Wants to Continue Taking Away Peoples Freedom LONDON Lord Halifax British foreign secretary answered Adolf Hitlers peace offer Monday with a declaration that Great Brit ain will not stop fighting until freedom for ourselves and others is secure We realize the slruggle may cost us everything the foreign secretary said in a world broad cast but just because the things we are defending are worth any sacrifice it is a noble privilege to be the defender of things so precious Hitler made plain in his July 19 speech to the rcichstag Halifax declared that picture of Eur ope is one of Germany lording it over these peoples whom he has one by one deprived of their free dom Britains picture of Europe Hali fax said is one of a Iree associa tion of independent states and be cause of that contrast we remain unmoved by threats unaccompan ied by any appeal to our sense of right or justice In every part ot Britain he de clared there is a spirit of in domitable resolution The plesof the British commonwealth along with those who love truth and freedom and justice will never accept this new world oE Hitlers Lord Halifax said He asserted that across the wide Atlantic there arc mighty nations which view his works with growing detestation The people of the United States did not build their new home in order to surrender it to this fanatic We take heart from the certain knowledge that that great people prays for out victory The Germans directed their at lacks Monday at the industrial accept heart ot Britain late One Dornier wasshot down in flames bringing to 30 the raiding craft believed since Saturday The ministry of home security said some casualties were BALTIC STATES VOTE TO JOIN SOVIET RUSSIA Latvia Estonia and Lithuania Absorbed in Expansion of Reds RIGA Latvia UR Parlia ment voted to nationalize banks and big industrial concerns at Latvia Monday after unanimous decision by the parliaments of Latvia Estonia and Lithuania to seek admission to the soviet union All large agricultural estates also will be nationalized under the action taken by parliament Es tonia and Lithuania were sched uled to take similar action In London regret was ex pressed that the ihree Baltic states were joining the soviet union In Berlin H was slated by an authorized source that sovieliyation of the Baltics did not disturb German relations with the three slates or with Russia Many large German landowners have been repatri ated from the o wij jcLiiian The supreme soviet of Russia occupied Trondheim Norway was expected to meet within a four German planes failed to re few days to accept the three Bal tUm the CGmmumatie snM tl rpnnMire intn V4L for Britain By LOUIS P LOCHNER BERLIN zero hour will dome after Foreign Secretary Lord Halifax and Prime Minister Winston Churchill have replied to Adolf Hitlers final proposal for peace authorized German sources said Monday These sources intimated that official British answers are all Hitler is waiting for before start ing his threatened great offensive on the British Isles themselves It was said it was apparent however that the fuehrer is willing to wait even longer in case the English people disavow the leadership of Churchill whose answer to peace propos als it was taken for granted here will be negative The German high command re ported its latest air raids on Eng land had caused destructive fires and explosions at airdromes sea ports and oil storage tanks while an attack on a convoy in the channel sank a tanker and four merchantmen British aircraft losses Sunday were listed as eight planes one of them a large Sundcrland flying boat brought down off German turn the communique said Autorized sources said it was sdiu iv was ils loin i not quite clear why Lord Halifax republics would speak before Churchill Perhaps Lord Halifax is in tended to give the answer for the pious Churchill for the worldly minded one commentator re marked caustically As for the PanAmerican con ference at Havana it was said Germany intends to play the role solely of interested ob server Marshal Goerings newspaper the National Zeitung declared the British people bombarded with lies and deception by their own radio and press were not being given an opportunity to express their opinion on Hitlers offer The paper indicated however Britain will not be given long to make its choice Tlie German radio meanwhile continued to broadcast messages to the English people to listen to Hitlers appeal to reason and its offer before it is too BLAME ROOSEVELT downed FOR BRITISH ATTITUDE BERLIN President Roose flicted during incendiary bomb at tacks on three towns in Scotland but that property damage was slight i The admiralty announced the loss of the 1360ton destroyer velt is described by the editor of r Zeitung as the present adamant British atti newspaper the radio report blames Roosevelt oss o e on esroyer i Brazen sunk while being towed I SfJr6 lllusons prevailing in to port after being damaged nn air attack in Even as she lay founderins the Brazen cot in some blows of her own The admiralty an nounced her blazing pompoms blasted three of her atlackers from the skies The war of words was accom panied by fresh developments in the war at sea and in the air lowan Missing 27 Years Found 1 5 Miles Away SABULA Iowa For 27 years MIV John High and two sons liad been unaware that Mr High who mysteriously dis appeared from his farm had been residing less than 15 miles from their home in Mt Carroll III and when they did locate liim here Sunday it was only minutes before funeral services for the missing husband and father were scheduled to begin While at Mt Carroll where she resides when not in Frecport 111 with her two sons Mrs High on Sunday was shown a clipping from the Clinton Herald telling about the death of a certain John High 75 for manyyears had re sided alone in Sabula The woman ind her sons im mediately went to Sabula less than 15 miles away from Ml Car roH and there found the missing mail Ihui ending x search which iiac hccu pressed in every corner jt the U S England with regard to foreign reaction to the fuehrers speech nnd said the world at large apart from England understood cor rectly the reasons which induced the fuehrer to make this last and stirring appeal Roosevelt is the man who ought to hang his head if the appeal to reason is to end in the destruction of England Now thai he wants to be elec ted he openly admits that he sys tematically agitated for years PRIEST 49 WATERLOO fPj The Rev Michael Tooney 49 died here Sunday of a heart ailment He was chaplain at St Francis hos pital and a former priest at West Union Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning in In dependence tie republics into their union as its 13th 14th and 15th autonomous German news agency dispatches reported that President Konstantin Pacts ot Estonia formally handed Over his resignation to Premier Johannes Yares as the result oi the decisions taken by parliameni Sunday By the votes here and at Tallinn and Kaunas Russia gained 6000 000 people and 64000 square miles territory It had extended its frontier along the northern side of East Prussia to the Baltic and had reached a point within 60 miles of Koenigsberg key town Prussia East Action taken by the parliaments of the three Baltic republics was strikingly similar In eacii case bills providing for the incorpora tion of Estonia Latvia and Lithu ania were pushed through all stages at the brief sitting and in each case the final vote was unanimous to ask Russia to agree to incorporation in the soviet union as an autonomous republic At the session of parliament here Minister of Interior Vilis Lacis read a declaration asking Russia to include Latvia as a soviet republic and the declara tion was approved unanimously with shouts of Lens live the soviet union Lonjr live Stalin Parades and demonstrations in held through the day before par liament met M1vu Luii ifl VJCtS all the country to workers and I n A 1 Peasants a soviet regime W 011160 Lall AoQUt Man Who Stutters Marys Gidvila interior minis liament proclaiming Lithuania i soviet state with a soviet constitu mously OUSTED PRESIDENT REPORTED WOUNDED LONDON iJP An against national socialism For seven years it the United States government has agitaled and nourished many illusions il those whose belief in active help British News Agency for America has been their 5eBOi i ilom Goteborg quoted strongest hope France until the day of her collapse inEngland still today Swedish sources Monday as say ing that Karl Ulmanis former president of Latvia was gravely wounded and in a hospital at Riga Before transforming Latvia into a socialist republic and petitioning Convict Shot Captured MERCURY DIPS THEN RESUMES ADVANCE HERE Mason City Womans Death Results From Heat Exhaustion Mason City received unpredict 1 relief from the heat wave Monday afternoon when the mer cury dropped from a maximum of 34 at noon to 79 at a oclock after i heavy shower at Clear Lake Only scattered drops fell in Ma un City The lasting power of the cool vave was feared limited how ver when the mercury man iged to climb to 84 a little later Here is how the mercury beat j retreat Noon m 93 Lowell Ifaenze 27 a fugitive from the Forl Madison prison is shown after he ivas shot twice in the legs and captured at JUarys yille Kans Assistant City Blarslial Leo Schramm right assisled m the capture In rear is Dr J W Kandell who treated Haenzes wounds DAMAGE EH MAYTAG IN FARM BLAZE Farmer Near Belmond Suffers Burns Trying to Save Some Property of unknown origin caused damage estimated at on the farm tenanted by Ralph Carolus two and three fourths miles northwest of Bcl mond Sunday afternoon The pro perty is owned by Charles Beese of Lancaster Ohio The blaze destroyed the liog house corn crib well house tarn 700 bushels of field corn 200 tons hay harness machinery and part of a field of shocked oats as well as a hayrack Members of the family saw the flames shoot from the barn roof at Sunday noon The fire spread rapidly to adjoining build ings and the fields Members of the Belmond fire department were summoned but they were handi capped by lack of water Mr Carolus suffered slight burns on his face and hands when saved one calf in the barn and msraons n e ve one ca n e arn an favor of union with Russia were attempted to save some harness held thr rlrf and machinery 56 SUCCUMBS President of Newton Washing Machine Firm Heart Attack Victim NEWTON heart atlacl Salurday niglil claimed the life of E H Maytag 56 president o the Maytag Washing Machine company and chairman of its board directors at his summei home near Lake Geneva Wis He had been ill several days but his condition was not consid ered serious V V One of Iowas wealthiest men Maytag was the second member of the pioneer industrial family to die in the last few years His father the Jate F L Way tag died in Los Angeles Cal in 1937 His estate paid the larges inheritance tax in Iowas history Members of the Maytag family were at Maytags bedside when he died He had been at the summer home Ceylon Court since May after spending the winter at hib Miami Beach Fla home PITTSBURGH CSVA worried r voted ap voice on the phone inquired of a L proclaTlatlon was county morgue attache concern T a missing relative in fear he Ijmuania into the soviet union might have met with foul play inis also was accepted unani Hes fivp fppf piehi inn mniKjIv tall said Ihe caller and he was wearing a dark suit and a little gray hat Oh he stut ters We couldnt have him ans wered the attendant None of the fellows downstairs stutters for membership union the countrys the soviet new com munist rulers decreed the ouster last week 62 year old Ulmanis who helped write the Latvian dec laration of independence in 1918 MOSCOW The Weather FORECAST IOWA Partly cloudy and con tinued warm Monday nisht and Tuesday scattered thunder storms west Tuesday MINNESOTA Partly cloudy continued warm Monday nijht and Tuesday widely scat tered thunderstorms IN MASON CITY Maximum Sunday 95 Minimum Sunday At 8 a m Monday Despite the fact that rain fell Sunday at Clear Lake extending to Emory Mason City went Sun day without precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum 73 Minimum 54 Rainfall Trace The figures for Sunday Saturday fix Minimum in nurhl 7ft At 8 a m Sunday S2 YEAR AGO Maximum p4 58 had been associated with his father in the huee washing machine business he hiiilt here since 1903 directing the company during its expand ing years when the elder May lac was occupied with outside interests and legislative work He was graduated from tht Newton high school and attended the University Illinois spending six years following that as a May tag salesman in South America He became the companys president in 1926 and chairman of the board in 1938 following the death of his father K H MAYTAG in Wisconsin 1N7TJRED IN FALL WATERLOO iiP Raymom Licbcrl 35 of Diinkerton brok his neck when he fell from vagon He is in St Francis hos pital IKLC paralyzed from hi waist Panama Ship Reported Sunk by Germans LONDON ship belong g to one of the American repub lics has been sunk by Germany an authoritative source declared Monday adding that it is reared there was a heavy loss of life The ship identified as the 1282 ton Frossoula of Panama registry was bombed by German aircraft on the night of July 15 about 258 miles northwest off Cape Finis terre Spain this source said Its last port ot call was Barcelona Eighteen of the crew left in two boats one under the ships master the other in command of chief officer Nothing more has been heard from the captains boat it was 3aid The source also said that those in the chief officers boat suffered terrible hardships Some were washed overboard and others died of exposure After four daysthree survivors reached a British port They were the Portuguese chief officer the second engineer a Greek and a seaman who is also a Greek 79 1 p m p m 2 p m The contrast of heavy rain in Clear Lake and little in Mason ity Monday afternoon was prac tically a repetition of Sunday evening when Clear Lake had a generous cooling shower but Ma son City was arid Readings above are those re irded at the KGLO transmitter station there was some lag in downtown Mason City fluctua uanit oy 5 turns because ot buildings and 000000 so that it be WOULD ASSIST SOUTH AMERICA Roosevelt Advocates Increase m Export Import Lending Power WASHINGTON to increase the lending power o the exportimport bank by a pavement which held the heat Woman Dies Here Jt was believed that the neat wave caused the death of Mrs Ethel May Amos 56 403 Jefferson avenue south west who died at a local hos pital Saturday night shortly after being taken there Physicians said her death was due to heat exhaus tion Mrs Amos funeral services will be held at 2 oclock Tuesday af ternoon at the Patterson funeral home with the Rev J M Eaves of the Baptist church in charge Burial will be in Elrmvood cem etery Surviving arc a daughter Fios sie Lee and a son John both at home two sisters Miss Edna Roach of Milwaukee Wis and MrsMaggie Golden 611 Jeffer son avenue southwest and three brothers Earl and Roderick Roach both of Milwaukee and John of Chicago Mrs Amos was preceded in death by her husband John Dec 14 3937 She had resided in Ma son City for the past 22 BELIEVE HEAT CAUSED FATAL HEART ATTACK WATERLOO IP Buchanan County Coroner Paul J Leehey Monday listed the death of Grant Bearbower 45 of Waterloo as caused by a heatinduced heart attack Bearbowers body was found at 4 p m Sunday in a road side ditch three miles southeast ot Independence where the cor oner said he apparently collapsed last Thursday while walking to the Quasqueton home of his parenK NO IMMEDIATE RELIEF IN PROSPECT CHICAGO immediate relief was in prospect Monday from the midsummer heat wave which has engulfed most o the nation for the past three days Only two sections of the coun New England and scallered points in the upper Great the oppressive heat which caused death to scores of persons by prostrations and drownings Reports from 23 sunbaked states showed that 24 persons had died from the effects of the heat wave while at least 10 others drowned at ocean or lake resorts or in the nations rivers Abnormally high temperatures prevailed in most of the middle west nnd portions of the middle Atlantic states while the readings were about normal throughout the southern states and the Ohio valley The top marks of the recorded in Needles Cal and Yuma Ariz greater assistance to our neigh bors south of the Rio Grande In a special message coincidcn with the Pan American cpnfer Havana Mr Rooseve said that war in Europe was pre venting the flow of surplus pro ducts from the western iicmi sphere to their normal markets It is to be hoped he said that before another year work trade can be reestablished but pending this adjustment we ij the United States should join will Hie peoples of the other republic of the western hemisphere ii meeting their problems I call tin attention of congress to the fac that by helping our neighbors we will be helping ourselves ATo sensible person would ad vocate an attempt to prevent the normal exchange of commodities between other continents and the Americas but whatcan and should be done is to prevent excessive fluctuation caused by distressed selling results from temporary in terruption in the flow of trade o tile fact that there has not ye been reestablished a system ol free exchange Unless exporting companies are able to assist then nationals thy will be forced to bargain ns best they can Armored Train Is Given to Mussolini by Fuehrer Hitler ROME Mussolini received an armored train from Adolf Hitler Monday intended to protect II Duce against ait attacks during his travels HULL PROPOSES STEP TO MEET ANY TRANSFER Asks CoOperation to Safeguard Economy of West Hemisphere HAVANA W The United tales advocated to the 20 oilier American republics Monday a oint trusteeship for any Euro eau colonies in the new world ireatened with transfer o any Ihcr European powers and called or cooperation in a program to afeguard the economy of this emispliere Secretary of State Cordell Hull efined the position of the United stales on problems of the Ameri an republics in an address at the econd meeting ot American for ign ministers nnd prepared to ubmit resolutions embodying pro lOsals for dealing with them y if His address pointed the way for consultations aimed at con crete action by all ot the Ameri cas to safeguard the western hemisphere affairi military or economic threats from abrbud or foreigndirected subversive ac tivities In a sharp condemnation ot the forces ruthless conquest which ie said shrink from no means oC attaining their ends Hull de clared it would be suicidal not to recognize the time and not to pre pare to meet decisively the dangers to the American nations He said decisive remediaU ac tion was necessary to combat sub servisive activities which he called an attempt to acquire domination of the American re publics by foreign governments in their own interest Warning again fhatJjxe ynited Slates would not tolerate aiiiy ef fort to modify the existing sta tus of European possessions in his by ces sion by transfer or by any im pairment whatsoever in the con trol heretofore de clared we must he in a position to move rapidly and without hesi tation ft has been sugeesled Hull declared our action take the form of the establishment of a collective trusteeship to be exercised in he name of all of the American republics The government of the United Stales indorses this suggestion ami is prepared to cooperate shoulii the occasion arise in ilrf execu tion V if His indorsement of a proposal originally made by Cuba consti tuted a further warning to Ger many and made in aformal nny attempt o acquire French Dutch or Brit sh colonies in this hemisphere Secretary of Slate Cordell Hull Icfl welcomed to I T other prly r technical and trade experts arrived frnm the Lmlcd Mates for Ihc InlrrAmcricaii conference   

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