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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 7, 1940, Mason City, Iowa                             NORTH IOWAS APER HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAKR THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS NEICHIORV MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY SEPTEMBERT MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT IUWA gATUKUAY SEPTEMBER 7 1940 orrwo SECTIONSNO HUGE PLANE FLEETS ATTACK LONDON Rumanians Give BULGARIA GETS AREA LOST BY 1913 CONFLICT Southern Border Slash Believed Probably Last Suffered by Nation SOFIA Bulgailn surrendeied southein Dobiudja to Bulgaria in the third and piobably final carving of the little Balkan kingdom under the axis program for stabilization of peace in south eastern Europe Premier Bogdan Filoff told the nation Saturday in a radio address An agreement reached at the fronJier town of Craiova Satur day afternoon permits the enlry ot Bulgarian civil and military officials into South Dobrudja in the period between Sept and 18 the premier said South Dob rudja was lost to Rumania in the Balkan war of 1913 As a lesult of the cession of Dobrudja the kingdom of Ku matiia to be guaranteed by axis militaiy power in the futuie will have been reduced from a nation of 113884 square miles and 19 442000 population to about square miles juid possibly 12000 000 population depending on final settlement of details The cessions made by Rumania include To soviet 13158 square miles and3150000 population and part ot Bukovina 4000 square miles and population To Hungary About half of Tiansylvama ioughly 20000 square miles aud possibly 3500 000 population To Dobrudja The entire province of Dobruda is 9000 square miles but only the southern strip is involved It has a population of possibly 2jOOOD The Dobiudja aiea is mainly agiicultuul low mountain janges It produces big ceieal ciops and considetable sheep A settlement with Bulgaria was expected to complete the dismemberment of Rumania un der guidance of the axis powers with soviet Russia Hungary and Bulsrarli taking slices of ilie kingdom The entire Rumanian piovince ot Dobrudja is 9000 square miles but Bulgaria centered her claims on the smaller southern section in which live about 140000 Bulgar ians and 80000 Rumanians The piemier said that the Bul ganan aimy would enter thissec tion on Sept 18 v Bulgaria agreed to pay Ru mania an Indemnity of about M000000 to cover loss of crops and the Rumanian government pay certain indemnities to Bulgaria The accounts will about balance each other it was stated Pailiament was summoned for Sept 20 to adopt the tiecessaiy legislation incorporating the territory and approving the agree ment HEAW BORDER SHOWS RUMAHU AFtfRfllKr WORlOWAR me Jn Ms youthful life finds him self monarch of Rumania following the abdication of his father Kirir carol However the HumanJa which Michael ruled when Abdicated King Carol Goes Into Exile Rail Trip Begins Antonescu Is Busy TAX VALUATION ON UTILITIES IN IOWA With New Regime and Purging of Adherents BUCHAREST U f Abdicated King Caiol n went into exile Sat urday after being warned by Pre mier General Ion Antonescu that failure to quit the throne cueated FINNS KALLIO REPORTED DEAD tuiiLuc IAJ vimv uie mrone cueatetl Wab r resiacnt Ol danger of civil war and foreign Countrv at Timp of occupation ofBunjania y u u I KcAcrvmif Carol departed by train early Saturday morning wearing a derby liat and a dark suit and accompanied by about 15 men in civilian dress There were no in the party and the whereaiouls of the kings mis tress Magda Lupescu was un knoun although she may have boarded the train outside the city W Cniols paity including his foi mer lord chambeilam Ernest Ui duieanu anived in the station m automobiles traveling at high speed only four minutes before the tram departed As the former monaiclj depait ed Antonescu was busy ebtab his new regime m power The Weather FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Satur day night and Sundav not much change In temperature MINNESOTA Partly cloudy ioolcr north and central Satur day night Sunday partly cloudy shouers north cooler and central IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather sta tistics Maximum Friday go Minimum Friday Night At S a m Saturday 72 AGO Maximum g2 Minimum 55 Extended Outlook CHICAGO OT weather forecast for Sept 7 to 11 Upper Mississippi valley Gen erally fair and warm through Tuesday Illinois modeiate rain fall Minnesota and Iowa locaHy hesky west and central low a latter hair or peuod Cooler 111 masses will begin to displace the waim in Minnesola Saturday and Sun em Illinois Wednesday i Carol Is Expected to Arrive Sunday in Switzerland BERN Switzerland tlironed Kiny Carol of Rumania is scheduled to arrive in Swit zerland Sunday informed sources said Saturday Carol granted permission for a temporary stay in land will formulate his future plans only after he reaches here these informants said They saiil the abdicated mon arch might take up residence in one of his French chateau at Nice or Cannes on the French Riviera or in Normandy or might go on to Portugal and purging adherents of the former government About 50 per sons wcie reported under arrest or ordered to leroain at their homes pending im estimation These Included a number of high goveinment and military officials A message which Antonescu wrote lo Carol in order to force his abdication was released to JIMnctt spapers showing hat the premier had named Ihe monarch of grave dangers if he delayed The message delneied to Carol on Priday an hour before he ab dicated said that civil war 01 cupation of Rumania by a foreign power might result if he refused to give up the throne There had been lumors that Red War BERLIN German news agency reported Saturday night that President Kyoiti Kallio of Finland had died The dispatch came from Helsinki Kallio suffeied a heart at tack Aug 29 He became pieMdent of Fin land Feb 15 1937 and saw his countiy thiough he disastious Russian wai of last winter Piemiei Ryu took the presidents duties at the time lie was stricken K1TOSTI KALUO Dead ening to move further into Ru manian teiritoiy Antonescu told the king that he had been unable to foim a cabinet because the country demanded the monarchs abdication All demand yomabdication the message said In the face of tht5 situation and of the agitations have threatened to lluow the coumiy into civil and lead Jo foreign occupation I feel it my duty lo hand ypui majesty the countrys demands in wjitmg The departuic of the foimer king Satuiday Mas lacking in the pomp that has marked most of his TURNED OVER TO NAZIS ViCHY France gov ernment has turned over Herschel authorities Potential Increase Estimated by Some at Yearly TIES MOINES poten tial property tax increase esti mated by some officials at moio than a year faced iov a power gas and pipeline utilities Saturday as the state tax commis sion boosted the tav the properties by moie than S41 000000 The commission is composed of two republican members and one democrat set Ihe tax base for Ihe croup at 5128612765 an Increase of 16 per cent over the base on which the utilities paid their real estate levies this year Hi JB ift Chairman Fred NeJson of the commission announced that tba affected companies have 10 days in which to iilc objections The taxbase boost ib the sec ond in two years for the utility group The valuations were raised about 515000000 a year ago The figures finally arrived at this year will be the base on which the companies pay their next years property taxes Chairman Nelson declined to make any statement on the rea son for the boost The commission had available this yearthe figures of its own valu ations engineer on the taxable worth of the properties affected The boost was made public as tlie commission voted a onemill slateproperty tax levy collect ible next year Gov George A IVilson previously had an nounced the condition tlf the state treasury y as such that one mill would be sufficient for state government purposes next year The state collected a tuomlll year The onemill will pioduce 2990057 for the state treasury the commission reported Slightly lebs was collected for state purposes this year An additional 28 mill was lev ied to pay the 1941 principal and interest on the state soldieis bo nus bond levy The general tax base of all leal estate personal and utility proper ty in the itate was fixed at 990057212 up nearly 587000000 compared with the figure set last year DALADIERANO REYNAUD HELD VICHY Srance Maurice Gustave Gamehn Fian ces former generalissimo and foimer Premiers Edouard Da ladier and Paul Reynaud were placed undei administrative in ternment Saturday in connection with Fiances war blame trials They were taken into custody on ciders of the inferior department and placed in detention of Chateau Chazeron near Chatelguyon Apprehension of the former high officials followed the issuance of warrants for the auest ol Former Air Mmisteis Pieiie Cot and Guy JI Chambie United tody st IWeknes July uuijr mm ukriMinimi nMnmg Saturday charged withplotting against the afteinoon was expected to be in security or the French state Iowa Man Seriously Burned Near Glidden Boys Safe as Bomb Wrecks Home eI they left theTiOuse andI soughtsafety m FRENCH REPULSE Germans Admit British RAF CHINESE ATTACK Thu Border Patrols Are Reported Reinforced Against Incursions tioops n tO flee after a fierce fight Saturday The fight occurred along the Bed rwer and one French soldier was killed and 10 were wounded a communlque said The French were reported have reenforced their border pa trols against further possible Chi nesj incursions Generalissimo Chiang Kai Sheks Chungking government iiad warned formally that Chinese troops would Invade French Indo Cinna to combat Japanese forces it the Fiench permitted the Jap anese to pasr thiough the French colony to attack Chinese onMhe unnan boidei far East dis patches icpoited that the French agreed to allow the Japanese pas sage the HaiphongYunnan railway IOWA FORECAST GENERALLY FAIR Not Much Changein Temperature Expected Some of State Cloudy DES MOINES clouds were leported ei Ion a SUuiday morning but Ihe uea tiicr huicaii piediclcd seneiilly ftin weather for thestate Satui day night and Sunday without much change in tcmperatuie Tempeinture readings in the slate in the last 24 houis Mercury Goes to 87 in Mason City The mercury registered 87 Saturday afternoon at oclock in Mason City the high est reported here since Aug 4 ax ei aged about 7 degiees above normal Fudays high was 87 at Dodge and Friday nights aie in the low v as 59 at Decorah DCS ftiomeo which had a high InteiuiMinivtcr Geoi f 85 dcgieos Fiiday afteinoon Mandcl was taken into cus had 77 at 9 a m Satuiday and uie inavnnum Saturday the low 80 Only icpoifcd piccipilatum in the state Fuday 04 at Dn buquc 02 at Davenport and 01 at Albia BUYS LEROY SHOP Rotferath 7 Siknt Men Caught After Robbery Attempt YORK the still hours of the morning seven si lent men banded together as pait ncrs in trimc ami single silent and robbery committed unsuccessful a room in a diitnct poir pencil snap the seven iilenlly confessed to their cvime police re ported The seven all deaf mutes bc tucen the ages of 19 and 28 ucd countless gestuics and a ha a Bronx ay they unemployment become robbers and Armed with a knife they quiet ly crept up on a victim One Pjessed the Knife into his back the otheis enchcled him The vic tim SioundoPassanto a cleik pi oved no mule He yelled for po lice then lan to a telephone Polite caught foui of the deaf mutes at an elevated station alter one officer fired a shot into the were later at their homes Arthur Scyffert who did the questioning said it took 75 hand wullfn namesand addresses Centerof Berlin Claim Little Damage Is Caused Start Using Balloon Barrage Plan By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS German air force against 1 a series of morning attacks the high com mand announced In Ewt London and oil of the British capital were re ported set blazing by repeated hits from high explosive and In cendUry bombs The spouting flames were said to have been visible for miles In night raidi the daily com munique said port targets and airplane heaxily bombed while considerable dam age was icpoited in the big in dustrial centers of Manchestei UIG port of Liveipooi on the west coast and Derby 42 miles north east of Some personal and property damage was achnpwledged in flicted by British raiders m then spectacle which Beilui its neaieit junilauty o a in generations At least two tKilians ud weie killed Were injured and attack where on the German capital the high command said bombs were aimlessly dropped on nonmihtary objects m the center ot the city Sixtyseven Biitish planes 52 in air lights and 13 on the ground were declared destroyed in Fri days furious battles against the loss of 24 German planes The said 45 Geimanand 19 craft were downed Fri British British day One of the British planes re turning home from the attack on Berlin the most spectacular of Ihe war Saturday was re ported shot down north of Han over and another over the Dort mundEms canal A German bomber officer who participated in the night attack on London said fires and explosions weie set 00 in diving attacks on docks at Woolwich eastern London suburb where the huge Woolwich arsenal is situated The London scarchljghls dis tuibed our operations moie than anticraft fne which showed pooi marksmanship this officer de claied He said his plane Was caught in ht seaichhghls three times without any shells exploding anywheie near him In sea warfare the high com mand leported a 6000 ton Bntiib merchantman was sent to the bot tom by a squaiely placed an borab northeast of Aberdeen Scotland During August a total of 596000 tons of British meichant shipping was icported sunk by naval action These figures he high com mand brought allied mer chant losses to 4323000 tons since the wars start of which it asserted 2768809 tons were sunk by Uboats and 1555000 tons by German surface craft The British pilots obviously at tempting to improve thenbombing aim made long shallow dives over Berlin despite a furious barrage Oue railroad station in the duslrial suburb of Tegel damaged by an explosive bomb and a small warehouse in the center of the capital and a rail road yard were flreil threehour attack on Berlin was part of a general raid on ueYmany in which the Biitish bombei weie said to have uossed the Nethci lands boidoi m uave some going irrto the industrial Ruhr rind otheis continuing east ward to Berlin They dioppcd mmieious fiaips Potbdam and Spandiu urll as Jn Biandenburg 37 mile snuflnveM of Beilm a scaichhglit bittciy hit by a bomb One light sinashcd and ieveiil holdieis killed 01 injiiied In Behn banagc balloons long an impoitant pait of the defence of London were lafeed jn some sectionh foi the fast time Geiman spokesmen said the British were surprised anil confused nnd were forced to fly at a gieat height in these areas In the centet Beilm an in cendiaiy bomb Ket fnc to the old Moabit courthouic scene of many a famous tiul including that of the Evangelical Lutheiau pastor Mai tin Niemoeller Piisoneis awaiting investigation found hafqtyin a cellar but an officer was killed by a falling wall A doctor and one other were in jured This cnui house just the stieet dom 1 banatks uhile the in Ihe ol 1 uuluav Both ueie hit b Iov ftyniR LOOK INSIDE FOR UWAI ei lurious uarrage ol air The deaf mutes didnt hear antarcraft fire and in defiance the shot but they saw the upraised Hitlers promise of re arm and the gun The three others Cation made only Wednesday ijiuj cuiinauaj Fires were started inthecenter aid micoitu ai meir nomes WEIB siariea in tnecenter DetectKci William Colby and Of the dly and especially in the 111 i i1 northern section in nit northern section Blazes continued brighten the of JV KIOI mi QI gel the people lined the sidewalks staring for the most pan Mlently at a FRANK KNOX Attacks Opponents of Immediate Draft Law PAGE 2 1500 Freshmen to Report at Iowa U STATK PACIB NAZIS DECLARE DAMAGE FROM BOMBINGHEAVY Bombs Showered on Capital Cause Fires Germans Lose Planes By WALLACE CARROLL LONDON fleets ot German waipldiies balteied the Lcncion rone late Satuiday in the biggcbt aciial offensive o the wu slioweung bombs a nea and tailing fires that sent dense smoke clouds billowing aiins pait of thr lioi izoti Wuos of bombeis pio toctcd by hundreds ot fighting plane loairrt oer the capital and its suburbs wheeling through iiemendous antiaiiTiaft bai iage and battling with British haser Mi Berlin nazl officials aid that immense damage had been Inflicted on London by innum erable German planes of all types which dropped of pounds of In line SUlh Adolf Hitlers threat pf retalia tion for British raids on Ger inany Heavy German air iossel in Inn fightingr nere admitted The German planes tfatted out nl tie clouds time alter time la gionps o or tluee 01 ju long lines tiom which bombeis Wheeled giacefully to dive with a teuible screaming leaung sound toward ground targets At least 300 German planes dashed oyer one London le turning repeatedly to the attack in the face ot a stiong antiair ctaft bariage It was estimated that a fota of 500 German planes were in the London attack A latge number of German planes was iepoitedsliot down fiom a tower Mgli over London several faH toward the giound and m various parts of HIP uly pHiiUhutes wcie seen floating downward The German attack extended over a biff zone Including the Tlramcs Esluarv ami airdromes south and southeast of the cap Ilal An an iMid wjiden told a mem bei of the United Pi ess staff thai at one point alone three German planes had been ihot down and that he taw foui Gennan flyeis descending m parachutes In a Thames estauaiy distnct shops and houses wcieblown to pieces and the stieets weie lit tered with glass The district had been visited by 100 German planes Beaten bicK pielitninaiy thrusts at London the GDI man craft reformed and leturned to the attack Antiaim aft shells exploded mound them in one of the bauages of thr wai Gog fight de rncihcnd until the loai I of planoi dcMleiunK I number ot GDI man pljnes seen to plunge lowud the cjiih if In a soutlieasfeilv dnedinn thice wivet ot ciatt bombed objectives despite powetful anti fnc Butisii fighteis tackled them shooting down at least three A few later thiee Ger man planes loiued high overhead followed by 12 others in a lough airpwhead formation Ajitian ciatt shells bursting among them bioke up the fuimation But the Germans came on araiu and again striking at ob In the London section and raining dozens of bombs Ax telephone this dispatch to he London office smoke from at least 20 bomb bursts lie seen into the air tn the oulhcivi an aiidromr tpiwicully the objective ot flip Gcnrwn pTancs The second e tit flttnxtvinj came ei nt a low altitude wa scal tcipd by fnc fiom the ground but formed tgun and began bombing the edge ol the London area One foimatioji nt 15 plancx uas driven back and fled towaid the coast with British fighting planes m pursuit The Geiman planes ume in at least tluee while millions of peisons m the London area watched dog fighf high in the iny sky Small ciowds folmed mi sheet comets but is the battle diew closer Ihry scurried for Conn Knocks Out Pastor in 13th SPORTS PAGE I Sevpijd limes it appcjied that i aid wns dying out but cah tmir it fuucd uj again uiili Sieater intensity the battle ihR ncnrci each minute I Their Kiev aic A while hailed an raid harden near me   

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