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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 10, 1940, Mason City, Iowa                             NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER HOME EDITION THJ THAT MAKES AU NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS A MASON CITY IOWA TUJBSDAY PAPEB CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS ONE MASON CITf THE BRIGHT SPOT SCREAMING BOMBS1 BLAST LONDON GO P Margin Wide in Maine DECLARE TREND FOR WILLKIE IS AMPLY SHOWN Brewster Is Winner Over Candidate Who Supported New Deal PORTLAND Maine Maine lepubliean claimed Tues dy to have given Wendell WHUiie s white house aspirations 1 major boost as G O P nom jnces piled up smashing plurali ties for all topranking offices in the fjist statewide election of 1940 Dow nins their Gemocraiic op ponents by majorities that for tile moil part far exceeded those of 1936 the last presiden tial year as well as those for the offyear of 1938 republican candidates captured a United States sejiate seat the gover norship and three places in The Unted States house Representative Ralph O Brew stei the new senatorelect who defeated former demouatic Gov Louis J Biann by appi oxtmately 45000 votes in a race for the toga of lething Senator HaJe is sued the statement The mounting majority in Maine means a change of admin ibtration in Washington My op ponent elected this year ior the first time to embrace the new deal hook line and sinker The lesult was cUsastious to the lote getting poner he has demon strated m the iast four Maine elections when he took a more in dependent posfUon His attitude made a square issue of the new deal The country may interpret the significance of the Maine elec tion accordingly William S Lmnoll republican national committeeman for Maine likewise asseited that the lesults showed Maine had confidently accepted the leadership of Wen dell Willkie xxx They show also that Maine i sUonger than ever in its lepudiation of the new deal Maine has once again pointed the way Jn which the countiy will go i The gubernatorial vole in Mondays balloting produced evena greater margin than did the race more than 70 000 for Sumner Sewail R over Fulton J Redman and close lo the 75000 asked by Republi can National Chairman Joseph W Martin as encouragement to national supporters of Will The unofficial tabulation For United States senatoi 601 Piecmcts out of 629 Brewster R 146814 Brann D 100990 For govcinor 601 precincts out of 629 Sew all R 158264 Red 86040 ioi United States repiesenta tn c Fust clntMd precmcts out 151 Ohvci R 53437 Mac Donald D 32023 Second district 198piecincts out of 209 Smith R 54021 Beaucliamp D 27029 Thud distuct 256 precincts out of269 Fellows R 46138 Cur ran D 23617 Rain fell much of the time the polls were open and the total vote of approximately 240000 was far below the record 311000 of 1936 Then Brann came within 4600 of a United States senate seat and the G O P guboinaloi ial maigm 37000 M Landon subsequently cauicd the Hitler Strategy Now to Try to Smash British Morale by Pouring Terror Over London jLABOR ADDRESS ON WEDNESDAY By DeWITT MACKENZIE Foreign News Analyst the moment u to LOOK INSIDE FOR bombs a as me LCU nun St Pauls which was built on the ruins of the llth centuiy cathedial that destroyed in the gieat fne of 166S A British communique charges hat the enemy has now thrown off all pretense of con fining himself to military tar gets Be that as may there is no question that the battfe cen ters In London The trend ot the conflict will depend m no small degree on how well the stouthearted Cockney and his broadbeamed wife whom he affectionately calls his Old Dutch can stand the hell to which they are being subjected Monday night the enemy struck close to the vitals ot Cockneydom for they menaced the ancient church of St MaryLoBow Ail who are born within the sound of Bow bells cim call themselves tiue Cockneys Tuesday morning Imds morale apparenly intact I think the yard stick by which we may mcasme the position is the lact that a fieice British antiaircraft bariage WILLIAM S KNLDSEN Says U S Can Build Best and Most Planes PAGE 2 Iowa Cityan Wins Model Plane Meet PAGE 16 Vanishing Indians Falter In Home Stretch Race PAGE 9 Poisons Her Daughter and Kills Self HAWKEYE Coroner 1 B Wood of Fayette county said Tues day that Mi6 Ait Weideman took a fatal dose of poison heie Mon day and then attempted to take the lives her two small daugh ters in the same manner Dr Wood said one daughter luarllvn 4 apparently was re covering Tuesday from the ef Buys Time on Two Networks to Carry Political Address HYDE PARK N Y Stephen Early presidential iene taiy baid Tuesday he expected the president in all probability Wednesday night will deliver the labor speech ot the camRaign The executive is scheduled to speak Wednesday m Washington at the convention of the Inteina tional Teamsters union Early said the demociatic na tional committee would pay for radio time toi two national nel woiUs to cany the addiess The addies theieforc will mark a departure in the presidents ac tivities smce his thud term norm nation in that it will be his Ijrst speech bioadcast under the fman ual sponsorship of the demociatic national committee V Early called attention to Mr Hoosevelts acceptance speech July 19 in which he said he would have neither the time nor inclination to engage in purely Political debate Tuesday morning thiew back the n t German ipdm And that dviiing i clllci also said thenight the Royal Air Boice ul among loathe to call to attention ot Ihe nation to cte libeiite 01 unwitting falsification of fact by a political candidate At a press conference earlier the president had meiely raised question without answering it whetherhis talk to the unionwould be polilical or non political again plasteied Berlin other German objectives A reader has asked me lo lecon cile recent bombing developments with the prediction by expert ob seiveis generally that the bad weather wbjch will aujce ihoitly may be evpected to England a lespite Special letciencc is made to a British official admis lhe of laboi SIOH that the Gciman laideis ovcrl c labt c8hl yeiis London Sunday mghl benefittcd by the heavy clouds and i am That is a cjucsfion Veil consideration in view of the im portant pait the atmosphctic to i dittons undoubtedly will play Theie is no inconsistency in volved it you Know yom English ueathci First off so far as London it self is concerned there rarely uillbe a timeseven in the worst weather wheu some bombers beabc to gel over he capital by instrumentflying and dump their cargoes oT bombs blindly to fall willynilly into the metropolis It would be dif fiout to miss a target the size nf the worlds greatest city Nazis Report Air Fleet Is Roaring on London Again Declare Offensive to Be Pressed Until British Capitulate BERLIN Nazis angered by Butish bombing of Beim md othei cities lepoited Tuesday nuiiiii uuiei ciues lepoueq Tuesday He saici he might discuss ttlat Geiman an fleet e hislniv of laboi jnWili 1Odlng against London again f Asked ulicthcr lie could sav anjthinf about the address to the convention lie re plied that he could it reporters would define political and what wasnt We would have to see the lust a newsman ic iniirkcd E en t h e n Mi Hoosevelt quipped no one could tell The speech he added probably will iiy something about American history And he said whether American histoiy is political 01 not he did not know and not even the bi odd cast ing companies know If he mentions what happened to f T Such bombing would be vv hotly indiscriminate It would do dam age to be sure and it might kill a lot of people but the chances o mihtaiy objectives being de r1 i 41 u c i n g cie cdiy announced that th f i M be small m shoii national commUee state by 42000 he did 1ak Koosev elt f Jjt It one ot from President ilic mother Mrs was diacoveied while she was tiyni to coax her oilier daughter Kalhryn 6 fiom under a bed in the family s home here he lepoited The coionei taid Kathryn had not been ghen any of the poison woman died befoie a physi cian could do anything to counter act the effects of the poison Di Wood said the woman had been in ill health and that no in quest would be held o organized labor in the last eight years he said that would be a part of American history But no body knows whether that would i be political or nonpolitical of White House Secretaiy Steohpn e r Bally announced that thf was loanng against London again i MI mi offensive that vvoulrf be Pressed iclenllessly until the British capitulate NPWWJVCS of Gcunan bombeis flying against London will caiiv out icmoiseless and incessant vtaifjie ilazis saici until the smoking lums of industrial and mihtaiy objectives decimation of Ihe Butipb an foice and shat leicd morale ot the British people bung into power a government that will accept Geiman terms The Geiroan teims weie ic gaicled heie ai unconditional capitulation Official Gei man quarteis were silent vegaiding any peace term but there were many unofficial suggestions that the collapse of Butain is only a mallei of weeks The daily communique said waressential targets in the British capital again were blast ed by bombs of all calibers and admitted the British inflicted more or less serious flamaffe on scattered apartment houses in Hie neighborhood of Berlin and other cities In addition to thrinland the hiKh MAY POINT TO NAZI INVASION CITY SENT TO RAID SHELTERS 4 TIMES IN DAY Flash of Explosions Renewed as Darkness palls on Capital LONDON itm German aiders dropped screaming bombs in the London area Tues day night and several large ev ploiions Mere heard in one dK tricl The constant flash of homl explosions coiihl be In an other direction LONDON Wine iftci uue of GDI man hnucd Liondonei toui times in daylight Tueciiy H s The fourth alarm mailed at p m a m C Si TI as the gathering dusk brought anew the threat of deadly night long laids which have krpt ibis citvs millions huddled in shel terseachnight since Sftturdaj Tim alaiin like its Tuesday compuitney Ijuef the nil dejii signal coming 31 UitcK Tjie German pliiics wvi Kus lmd Tuesday wcie to bc sent WEI to deteinmie the Uuoc done m Uic pieccdmj thiee iiighls of unptecedcJUcd attdck Butish IiglUci aid to Jiive Unned them bick Olliei naii planer ueici lepmtcd ovpr Wales Tuesday The fouith dljuii tjne onh H minutes after the illdeai signal had ended the thud at 6 41 p m 1041 a m C S T Those who had scuri led for shelter barelv jiad Ijine to icicli tlte surface be unt again high ist alii wealhei stole up to Dip Goimm held Fieiich coast aimlessly lucd eCiaid Imd were spelled by au Lonciolx M Gcimmvs severe leiy Supplementing the London lauls olhei attacks were said lo hv o been earned out JUomlay against English Avesf coast and the cast coast vr the il il nnontime the Monday s an looses were listed as 44 Butish planes to 21 GeiiUdn Submarine Commander LieutCapt Gunther Brien who was credlled with the sink iiiff of the British battleship Itoval Oak early in the war in a darmg raid on Scapa Flow wasreported to have sunk 40 250 tons of British merchantmen In one recent voyage New Reports of German Preparations to Cross i Channel Are Studied I T in n c iftit M LONDON UP London s fiftlifnic pliuiRing below itoi 1 air raid aiirm of the day bdimdccl J One JJigla nl rtcor it 8 1J i clod 112 p in CST 1 plinos had bren Tuesday lURht as lospoiisiblc Bui quick bj of Geiman ptcpniitmns rui a pos siulc iitiick acioss tde English i Thousand oi an laid Wrtidens and fioni fighteis if tlus vv ai ushed to on Ihe BiUish meliopohs their posls aflpi a vviaiy riiglu may well be Ihp oveiluie lo the timing vvimli aiithoiitntivc quai longllHcalmed Geiman attempt cl M tJpimm bombeis lo nvv ide England dropped sonic VPIJheav ric H vts pointed out luip dial befofe lacitichmg an invasion Get nf PIERCED BY GLASS DUBUQUE Picg lei Dubuque lecovemig m a hospital heic Tuesday fiom the effects of an automobile accident near here His abdomen was pierced by bioken glass The Weather FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Tues day and slightly cooler Tuesday njght ulth scattered light frost north portion slightly warmer west portion Wednesday MINNESOTA Generally fair Tuesday night and Wednesday scattered light to locally heavy frost Tuesday nigbl somewhat wkrmer west Wednesday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statis tics Maximum Monday eg Minimum Monday tilght 39 At 8 a m Tuesday mwmy lumped it would contiibnle little ID i tory in the battle ol mileis it ieivcd to clack civilian morale As for the icst ot England the Jail and winter weather should provide leal relief You must know that Britain is a law unto itself when it comes to dirty weather Day after day the land will be shrouded with fogs and mists which start from the ground and reach up thereby making aYi impenetrable blanket You never saw a fog unless you experienced the English variety Ive seen cm so bad tor days on end that when you opened an outside dooi a solid white wall would loll into the house thick Uts Mulrv enough to cut with a cheese knife was toiccast fo Cross my heart but many a time Tueidav night Ive scon the fog terrible m Topcoat wcalhc London that 1 crossed the narrow street from my front door to a letter box I couldnt tmd my way back without people calling out to gtude me The fogs London and elsewheie ottcn ot so thick ihat lifein general Juit sits down on the curb and waits uith chm in hand and the only people can find their way about aie blind folk who dont have to depend on sight It is to prevent the British from getting arespite and to save him self from being strangled by the blockade that Hcrr Hitler is meet costs ot putting the ad uitss on two major netwoiks to give nationwide qveiagepiob ibly the National Bioadcastine company and the Columbia Broad Costing Sjstem KGLO will cairy the actdiess LIGHTFlSf IS PREDICTED Forecast Is Made for North Iowa Mercury 15 Degrees Below Normal MOINES fiost noiiheui Iowa aheady had amvcd as iPnipeialuic leadings m the slate dvriaged 15 degiecs be low noimal Tuesday morning Invvoocf tepoited i low of 35 degrees Monday three degrees above Dos Momes with 46 had not seen it so coo bince Moy 26 Mondayshigh reading in the was 83 at Clannda Along with the piospect of scafteied light fiost for the noith portion of the state Tuesday night was the weather buieaus predic tion of generally fair weather Tuesday night and Wednesday It Lignt frost is not unusual for this date the wcathei buicay said winter England probably not only could repair damagrf done by the RALPH XTBRKWSTER onslaught low would be able to pile up but The average date uei of the state for the first S Where Nazi Bomb Fell an 18 foot deep hole across the sce many natuially vjould try to uip plq the gieat puil of London smash tfie Butish netrtaiKof com mumcalions fanning out tiom th capital and divcit av much hoyal Air Foice fighter stieiigth fiom the coastal legion as possible Details of evidence ot mvision piepaiations noted on Die Fiom have not been niicle public il seemsappal cut that the Germans have set up new for waid audiomes and possibly con tentiated some hcawci waiships in the poils eloicst to Butain There also aie signs of mucas ing i onientiadons of tianspovt vessels or all in poits Uoie lo Hntain Nazis Charge British Are Dropping Self Igniting Leaves BERLIN Ger man souicos declaied Tuesday that Bulish flyeis ford consider able time had been dropping thou sands of selfigniting leaves with by their very natuic cofild only set tuo to sheds houbes for csts but not rnise damage to mu nitions plants and other mihtaiy objects Also the Gei man somces iaicl these leaves i ause poisoning and bums among the uvilian popula tion RAF Drops Tons of Bombs on Hamburg Attacks Berlin Plant molitioii bomus centcr tho ciljv flip Geinian mghl iudits usjog giant bombs Muclied xlyvv M one huge business building in the n nmcidl distuct and blew the top flooisolf anotheij set gieat con flifii ations vvJiich cndangcicci Si Pauls ialhcdiil and HIP Guild Jiall city hall hit tun hospitals unhiding a mateiuily hospiiil shoulc Kkct sheet newspnpct vcith there tremendous blasts md battled wilh Bntish fjghiois light ovn the houses of pailiamriH moth er ot paihamtnls In spite tl thr Icuific blisimg millions of uoaiv tunkmcii huiiir ssiurn sli ugalrd back to thru duly libks morn ing Unoiifih tirfffw jmn tipslcrt by nccfssaiy iciouting of buses and ttixicabs lf thr weathci buieiu said Interchange of Speakers Beluein Great Britain a Th London LONDON dioppcd tons of high t and many mcendiaiy bombs tlio llambuig uaval clucikyards Tuesday night and attacked an important submban gas works at Beihn Hie nunisliy an nounced Tuesday i Hamfauig uhaivcs vvcie fned i Bremen the docks at the Kiel and Williclmbhavtn naval bases and fetetours dt Essen and Bain slorf Gprmaiiy veic also mnbod Ihe mnnstiy said In lUssrls a pov ci station locked The Beilni atlaik the 111 clcclaied s t a i 1 r d about midnight in the netof m lensp rfiihut tall lur he bombs caused hoav y Londons great armv of work ers in the heart ot the city paused tn look at ruined buildings then moved doggedly nn The Gentians also batieicd the coast ncu Dovci Monday night and Caily Tuesday IOIIK lange aitilleiv fiom near Cip in 1 ranee Uillms fntu neisoivi but diHwmg a reply Jiom Biilrhli navnl rifles mounted ashoie and Biiiish bombpis But all tin vatfirc vas uri I onowaj Biitish Ihniiiative Rnyal An Koice iuii Seis thrubombtr iigni Isarl iunfd out opeJatiOfts DVPI Cln mmv and iHaclerf Uu JRrtsii atlaoks vvlmli tlir cciso If hr of London is to lie lit up i Loul Wool ion iliinister 01 tttwl rlesi i ibed tlir amount pi climigo done to food sitpnlic duiing tu weekend Geimnn lauis on Lonijon as annoying but rntno unnn poilmf eithei in icfiiirf to But 01 Londons foot suyphcv A Rritish communique said night raiders showered the bombs at random sUthout anv distinction of objectives and abandoning all pretense of confining tliraKackuto military 1 lie Bnin of London Lniidiu biclKO UKhiK law iomts and luc fmaruiil di tin all nr witlim n blcxks m the imdcity 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