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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 17, 1940, Mason City, Iowa                             V NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED H J S T U OF THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AU NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XIA o E s tf o i c 3 i JHUI MASON CITYIOWA TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 171940 HOME EDITION MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT THIS PAPZn CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE WE MUST KEEP THREE STATES CAST VOTES IN PRIMARY RACES Labor Partys Results in New York WU1 Be Closely Watched By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS New YorU Massachusetts and voted in primary elec tions Tuesday Connecticut ispufa licans met in a nominating con venlfonAnd the outcome ot New Mexicos dingdong demociatic contest for nomination lo the U S senate piomised to have a se quel In New Yoik wheie 162 con tests weie listed for nominations to congress and the state legis latuie much inteiest attached to the battle in the Ameuean labor party between the sccalled right wing which supports President Roosevelt and the left wing umtn opposes a third teim Since ALP contributed 275 000 votes la Mr Roosevelt in 1936 and 430000 to democratic Governor Lehman In 1938 HIE intraparty conflict was watched ffltvart sen IfmentT Another aspect of the election lecetving attention was the come back attempt of John J CTConnor the only congressional incumbent to be defeated among the several opposed by the administration in 1938 OConnor seeks to regain She nomination fiom James H lay administration stahsait In the Massachusetts prrroarv Senator Walsh demociat and Henry Paikman foimer Boston icipoiatioir counsel lepublican wcie without opopsition foi U s senate nominations Majoi mtei cst centeied on the demociatic subernatoual content between At tomey Gcneial Paul A Dcveiand Foi met Lieutenant Governor Fiancis E Kelly Voters in Wisconsin where Senator LaFollette is unopposed for the progressive partys nomi nation found the name of a dead man among the candidates for the republican tFt S senate nomination Dr Glenn Frank one of the seven entered in the contest was killed in an auto accident Sunday night after the ballots had been printed car ryinghis name Slate officials in an informal opinion said that if a vote plu rality shouia be cast foiDr Frank the lepublican state central com mittee would select a sen atoual candidate In Ihe Connecticut state con vention of the republican paity theie was a thicecomered fight foi nomination to the U S sen ate The weie Paul L Coi nell prepaialoiy school owner Toimer Lieuienant Goiemor Chf f 01 d B Wilson and Bi igadterGen eial John Paiker of World war fame The convention also will select a nominee lor repie sentative at large and for state offices Out in New Mexico final unof ficial tabulations in last Satur days primary gave Senator Cha a small but appaienlly ade quole lead ovei Representative Dempsey for the democialic bcna tonai nomination Attacking political bosses Dempsey thai ged that Ihe people have been intimidated He an nounced that 30 to 40 FBI agents would arrive jn the slate agents who investigated and disclosed the woiknigb of the Pendeigast gang m Kansas City In Washington the FBI said that Dempsey had icquested last week an investigation of alleged toei cion and intimidation ot What action was taken on the ic quest was not indicated Rumors Heard of New Russian Ultimatum Served on Rumania By UNITED PRESS A lieih crop of rumois biolc out Tuesday in the Balkans Tney lonceincd repoits of a new ulti matum fiom Russia to Rumania clashes between Russian and Hu manian tioops in noithcin Buko Miia and suggestions that Hu man ans in 1101 them Uouuirtja wctc seeking a fiussian pioteclui Jlc Scatters Invasion Say Guns Shell London German Bombs Fill Londons Streets With Rubble Super Cannon Boasted by Germans Autumn Storm Fails to Halt London Air Attacks B THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Geiman longiange guns on the French coast firing from a distance of at least 90 miles have begun to shell London itself in a new phase of the 10 tjay old assault on the British capital informed mm quarters in Berlin said late Tuesday Simultaneously the London air ministry reported that agaje sweeping through the English channel all Mondav night scattered Germanys invasion fleet and sent her ships scurrying to shelter The German report of shelling was un venlied in London the giins were super cau hitherto held in Typical of Hie destruction Visited upon tal is the scene above of a London street after German bombers had ITALY CLAIMS GAIN IN EGYPT Repotted to Have Reached Important WaterBase in Desert ROME foices duv ing into Egypt toward the Suez canal jeported by the au thoritative Dltalia Tues day to have i cached Sidl Barram about GO miles from the Libja Egyptian border Vngmio Gayda often a spokes man lor Piemier Benito Mussolini said in the Gioinale Dltalia that Italian tioops had aimed at the impoitant Bidi Bairam base after sliff fighting with British tioops m a sandstorm orMhe Mediteiran ean coast The battle was reported still in piogiess Sidi Baiiani was icgaided by Italians as an important poinl in the Egyptian campaign because it is a water base in the desert It is about ISO miles from Alexan dria and 350 miles from the Suei canal Gayda estimated British forces m Egypt at about 230600 com manded by Geneial Sir Aichibald about 500 al planes 1000 aunoied cats various motomed umfs and tens of thousands 01 machine guns and automatic ann TEXAS HEARS WILLKIE SPEAK G 0 P Nominee Urges South to Break Away From Demo Tradition AMABILLO Texas dell L Willkie mged southpnlcis Tuesday to abandon their tradi tional demociatic affiliations be cause he said President Roosevelt in ieekmg a third term was bieak mg a still older tradition Addicssing an audience in Kl wood paik the lepublican picsi dentla nominee said southeineis say to me we believe in every thing you believe fn But they say they have n teat tradition in the south a tradition 80 yeais or mote old and that H the tiadition of voting democratic The say its difficult for us to abandon that tradition No one in all this land could be more sympathetic with that view point than f Traditions have a way of being true I would say that under tioimal cncumstances for the people of the south to live up to that tia ditton would be a very proper and a veiy wise thing to do But tbc people of the south are faced with a conflict of traditions In order to keep that BO year old democratic tiadition they must abandon another tradition That tiadition is 50 ycois old When Ihe icpublu or Tcsai uas established Sam Houstonsaw thst theie was vviittcn into the law a picivision for lotution in office dropped their missiles The shattering pouer of be bombs has wrecked one building completely and littered the street with debris LOOK INSIDE FOR SENATOR BENNIS CHAVEZ Strengthens Hold on New Mexico Nomination PAGE 2 All WesternWorld Is Forecast PAGE 9 Swine Grading to Be at Osage on Thursday PAGE a North Iowa Awaits Draft Board Names PAGE 15 CHILD OF IOWA U HEAD DIES Priscilla Hancher 2 to Be Buried at Rolfe Thursday Afternoon E Pi rscilla Handier 2 year old daughter of Mi and Mrs Vilgil II Hanchcr of Bvanston 111 will be buucd heie Thursday afleinoon it was learned Tuesday Death resulting fiom a laic type of cancer occuned Monday night Ur Handier newly chosen president of the Umveisity of Iowa was leared heie and his raotheiMIS M P Handier is still a Rolte resident The Hnnchci child will be buueri in the family lot along side Mi llanchci s luthci wlio died in Their aie two othei hildienin tjie lianchci familv li 9 yeais old and Maiy 6 Bond forGypsy Wanted in Georgia Is Put at Fortune Teller Is Charged WitH Fraud With Intent to Steal Maicella Haiuson 38 gypsy foitune tellei aucsted at Spencei last week sent lo Sioux Cily U S distnct comt Tuesday aftci noon wheie Judge Gcoige Scolt is to issue papois foi hci lemoval to Geoigia wheie she is wanted on chaiges of fraud with intent to steal The woman uas taken befoie U S Commissioner Fiedenck B Shaffer heie tins noon on infor mation of U S Disfucl Atty E G Dunn on a fugitive vvairant fiom the state of Geoigia She waived hearjng and held for 500 bond which she didnot provide She is charged with tiansportmg money and jewelry valued at fiom Tif ton Ga into Floinda Miss Haruson has been known by the aliases Mrs William Harrison Madame Louise and Mavcella Boswell She was attested at Spencei at the Cay county fan Wednesday mght an automobile dcalei fiom NoifolU Nebi hei ai as one bought tiom IIITI She had allegedly talcn 51 700 in Noifolk by riaud the distLKt at lomcys stiltd DIES SAYS BLAST WAS SABOTAGE Reports Committee Told U S Year Ago Agents Planned Explosion Martin Dies cbaumai of the house committee on un Ameuean activities Tuesday m an mlei lew that Ihe recent Hci titles powder planl explosion in New Jeisey was an act of ssbo tage He 6aid his committee a yea ago bad disclosed that foreign agents planned to blow up the plant but that the ftqveniment meiely laughed at us The icpresentative piediUed an inciease in acts of sabotage during the next year unless the govern ment lakes steps to pi event it The mdustiy paiticulaily threatened he snid Rioting Between Vichy and DeGaulle French in Casablanca Reported TANGIER INTERNATIONAL IZED ZONE Morocco noting in Casablanca French Moioceo between supportcis ot Ihe Vicliy gotemment and nf General Chailes De Gaulle lead ci of the fiec Ficnch faction still fighting iwth Biitiiin ic poited Tuesday in usually icliablc Moroccan id lo iew au Ihe quaitcrs Stcnch woe t ituation onccntiat ing this v eck end at all fionlici zones GOV TOWNSEND TO SPEAK HERE Willkies Home State Executive Supporting Roosevelt an3 Wallace Gov Clifford M Tovvnsend ot Wendell Willlties home state ot Indiana will make a speech m suppoit of President Rooscvell Hemy A Wallace and the AAA in Mason City Tuesday it was announced Tuesday by the Iowa Committee loi AgiicuHurc cnioi ToMilsend Mill dcfjvci at a lunchrun m the llulol llan non and that the crosschannel bombardment was expected to increase daily EiuUcr Butons had taUen iiupc that the chances of invasion wejc dimmed by Ihe fust autumn stourt lagms the channel But an accompanying log first of the autumn lnch blanKeteit attack had been a large force ot cnil that the countered bv mit British BAF planes in probalily one of tbc greatest mass air battles of history De tails were One of the Gevman iiigla bomb uas icpoiled destsoyed by cable attached to aulumn which blanketed militaiy i Cls icpoiled destioyed 1 objectives failed to slop the vvhip1 ashing mlo a cable attached lash or stiaying Geimaij planes a Bntibh banage balloon Foui iu laid ilaims Bounded Pocloif and nurses work in IhcLondon aica duung the A westerly gale vhlch the channel and nightly bomb hiKs from the British air force wore declared by the air min istry lo have forced the Ger man fleet concentrated in coves und harbors of the French Bel gian and Netherlands coasls lo scurrv for cover frantically m the attack lo ic movc 160 jialicnts fiom a London lioipilal hit bj a delayedatlion bomb The lime missile hiniihhed through the uiof of one seclton of Ihe hospital and buucd ilself m a vvairi flooi vvlnle a high explore bomb wicoked an cmply icccn ing vvaid 50 yaids away New fires plaited iji Lon least one of lliem in the cenUal city Fhemen tiyuig to put out flames thai lit a nai taigel T uui aiames inai in a nai taigel The new posilions quickly weie blown to bits by a bomb A locnted by icconnaisance planesl ipsidenlial distuct was hil The big nhich scouted the channel aiea citys antianciaft banage at thp inirf times the most thunderous yet heard took an Undisclosed lolfol the rdidere German spokesmen pieriirled for Blitain no JKIOSP for breath the mini Many Butish convoys passed thiougii the channel Tuesday uilhout any Gciinan attempt to molest them it uas sad Auiaid snens sneamed then gainingstwite clunng the moin aimngs twice duung the momI he trim reality mg and the air mmistiy iepoited shovefon through the realit war ARE STILL SHAPING INVASION PLANS England is Warned to Expect More Severe Attacks From Planes LONDON Minister Winston Churchill Tuesday called upon the peo ple to maintain constant vigilance against the con tinued throat of German in vasion hut declared that Britains strength grow ing while crushing inroads were being made on the enemys enormous supeiionty of numbers Ue may await Hie decision nt iliht air battlcjvvlth sober but increasing confidence t li e lrlme minister jaid while ad initlln about 10000 civilian casualties including 30011 j result of German bombings hi Hie first two weeks of September injiny has been tinur to Adolf Hilleis ships and loncentialod for invasion ot Gienl Butain Hiid li eland Churchill snd wJnle out own Sliength de velop steadily by land sea and above all in the an lit the if Jtjids Vjstnimt Caldecot dominions sectelaiv sdid that Butain ulUmalciy have jn superiority Gei m any We Jiill shoillv be teniiiK flow of highly skilled pilots and rieus to redtcss thp fold one of foiu addiessos to be KIXCII in lova iccoiduiy lo an anxiously and spaiiiln i dPatch The troops uric lepoitcd tnnrnntiii iMonrtav nijiht that nai bombs had considerable havoc in Londons exclusive iUayfaii dislnct and in the smait end hopping htiectf The InigcK included Bond liei sent and Ovftjid bliocH Piccadil ly Paik Lane BeiUclcy and Sloan lu New Yoiks Fifth and Paik av piompted the semi official Pi ess asboualion lo ic nirfik Hitleij bomboib aie cultivat ing move expensive tastes Wed nesday fashionable shopping sheets caipeled uitli glass as thiclv as snow Slorjii blowing at 35 lo miles an hour whipped the English channel waters and defenders of the Island kingdom promptly dubbed it Churchill ueather in contrast to the dear dry which aided Hitlers conquests in Poland Holland Belgiumand France I rfr ifl 1ft I An Pics toncpoii dent posted on Ihe Doiei coast telephoned London Theies a nasty cioai sea uin ning and Hie channel be bad for legular steamers n tune let alone for any flatbot tomed tioop baiges Elsewhere over Britain the skies weie thick withfog fuither hampering the nazi aetial siege ot the western Egypt plateau Ihe British defenders ac knowledged an Italian advance of 40 miles In Ihrce days TJie Bi itjsh aid houcvei tlial lepeatcd bombci altatks uu the slou moving column lvMtting along just inland fiom the lUerii teiiancan and shaip advance guaid bknmishes look a heavy loll of the imadei Some of the battles wcie fought m 110 and 120 degiee hcdt by ioldieis vliosfc neaiesl vyntei supply miles avsoj The Italians vveic said to have Ihc poil Milage of Buqbnti 2aO milea of hot sand and Biitiah defense units slill be tween Ihciu and Alexandria Band Leader Harris Divorced by Actress LOS ANGELES UP Band Leader Phil Hains vns duoiced m supciior court Tuesday by Maicia RaLstori Ausllalian at reti Mis Halston icccived hci decicc after testifying that bci husband had cmbaiiasscd hci in their social engagements and had refused to take her on one single yeais of vacation duung their marriage it Oclwcin Tocsdav mglil at bpen cei and aitcriman nl Shciiaiifioah The Kincheon uill be 11 12 ir oclock and be open to the sencial public it uis antioimccd here Italians Are Reported Using Desert Sleds ROME opcnrng cf the dcseit bhlyltrieg against tgypt saw the Jiiit use of Kalian dcsoit sleds as vanguai d columns pushed across the sand Dispatch es from Benghnsi describe those Even brightci news was leflect ed in the headline of Londons gieat metropolitan dailies which old of new RAF assaults oi Ger man baige conccmiations and m bases along the ihannol coast Some of hcsc exclauncd INVASION ARMADA IN CHAOS II A V O f IX ClIANXfcL INVADER HITLER GETS HIG 8ATTKIUXG AALFS WANTED AT DES MOINES Youth Is Accused of Oil Station Robbery as Wqll as Kidnaping DKS MOINES Pi Deteclue Captain Paul Castellme said Tues day LeRcy Ad 17 held at Mon loe La after his companion was killed in an attempted inbbery theie is wauled heie for investi gation lonncclion withthc ctiiaitcis in Beilm cited that the Geiman hittwaltel Jatiiiclicd the heaviest idids of the vvai ots London duimg the rnglil v ilb divebombing Stukas smash i ing at the rmpue rnpitais tiaffic t junclions and subivay stations especially Many of these mcnpaci tatcd the Germans said rcpoiti ing also that many new burning in London s bombrav aged industrial areas An official British communique acknowledged the fury of thei holdup Sept fl of n filling station Castellme said Aalfs and n com panion aie aicused of nibbing F 1 Roland the station atlvndanl of SJi in cisd and H gallons ol i gasohnr 1 No lUtemptuill be made to ir linn him licie buvvcvci since lie be tned mi a lobbery iliaige i al uul litnlo lie turned jovei to ledcidl autlioutius Cas j tclline snid Aalfs the kidnapinu ol Mi nri Mis Stanley Voel al Noi nod ySept 8 SINKS DUBLIN The hish einment mfoimalon buicau an nounced Tuesday that the 1 071 ton IiKh vessel Ruunneicli had ris macbmeEun mounted on a chassis only a iool off he Siound toui piiDctiiLcjjionf balloontucd heels u mi nightlong Geiman iaids spioad over mauv parts of the countiy I faces on the sled in nil dnrctions as the cm ss uunneici a m been icpoi ted sunk m HID Atlantic tfoit ov ci the sand by a submarine j lstc of 5n 111llcs an but mamly concontialcd on Lon Bomb ueic dipppcd m ninny pails of London and viiiounding subuibs the comintmiciuc said lead i Grrniin said that the storm oxer Iniulim at a liad reached imparallclcd in tctisltj during llir past 21 hour Weather FORECAST IOWA Parilv cloucli Tuesctiv nighl and vvarmei cast Tuesday niirht and east Wednesday MINNESOTA Partly scattered north and cen tral Tuesdaj night and north east WcdncsSa sliRhtlj warm er extreme southeast conlcr Red Utvcr vallcj TursiUv nilIll IN MASON CITY iveallici statis 7i Minimum nlcht 5 At 8 a m 6i YEAR Minimum give us that ansuperiority which uiH be our oC the c s in idueuils luloiy Jip W Tlic speech delivered o llir bouseof commons during adiv of air raid alarms regard ed js tlie most optimistic made by Cliurtbill but lie bit terly accused the Germans of indiscriminate bombinjr nt civilians and of deliberate re peated attacks on Buckingham palace and upon the persons of our beloved hint and queen These nttuk he said apii t fiom tlieir geneial baibanly 11 e intended to linc an unsettling effect on public opinion The Gen man inidcis nol only have failed to BMon CliuuhiJl said but then bombing ittacks had 1lic opposite effect FmUieimQiF he dec1ncd Biilaui lias been ible despite il most tonsfnt bombings to main Um nuieases in uar pioductTnn and thus fiiicUalP uai apnal intended In dctiny Bnlish moiiilc uid BiiUsh to ic M4 Chin tin II iud that the effect t Hie Geitnan shown by the fact that theie hart been only 250 casualties m the fighting scivites thus in Scp tcmbei ompaied 10000 civilian casualties Both CbuuIiUl and Laid Calrte cotc rlominioiis secretaiy spojic in the of loids snid the ci jimenl was movnig oioubly to caic for icfugecs and honieless in the bombed The hj a numbci of London borougtia to lequiMtinn unoci upiecl hnubcb snri irMke tiicm nulablc lo thousands of homes dc stioycd Loul Cildeiote iud w Cburcliill said amid laughlcr thai Ihe sovernmeni faced a heavy task in maintaining a community of 8000000 fn Ibe Thames valley under artlflrlal conditions of solentinc tion if 1 urn tu sa Cnuiihul ontiimcd this lieu and m lucatc task i eaig cffiuenlly anA suctcistully and OKI iiolc system of life and liboi is bciiifi adapted to conditions hilit eitn unknown in modern socicu These statcmcnls followed tnt icisin of the alleged failuie to pioudc adequate ntcom tniciitiuiivr fo the homclcst After lifs speech Die piimc min i islci innsed tliat tlic house RO stMct session In disuios niiaiiRe linents foi meeting an atlJck He said that spiUen tn public an uc iiblctl to UI liuls of the There K nnicasoii keep the rnemv informed nf llic dctalli of our arrange   

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