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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 28, 1940, Mason City, Iowa                             Ilsf r ED JO VI a u 1J 3 i THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AU NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XLVI ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS FULL LEASED WIRES FIVE CENTS A COPY MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 281940 THIS PAPEB CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 307 U S PREPARES FOR EVENTUALITIES Japan to Aid Building New Era KONOYE READY TO SHOW NAVY ARMY POWERS 3 Signatories Pact Declare Area Provided for Soviet Control TOKIO Piince rurmmaro Konoye warned hi a nationwide radio address Sunday that Japan Geimany and Italy are ready to display the power ot their military alliance in tabe of necessity Declaiing the treaty signed Fri day in Beilm was an outgiovvth conflicts between old and new oideis which are manifest m Die waib in both Europe and Asia the premier said Japan now comes not only to settle the Cluna mu dentbut also to paihcjpate in the formidable taskof ci eating a new era in the entire woild The punce warned his country however that it was facing an unprecedented crisis dnd would I need all its courage and stead fastness X Konoje said Germany and Italy were leading the attack on the status quo in Europe and Roosevelt Cites Advances in American Aviation as He Dedicates Washington Port i i that Japan was similarly en gaged in Asia It is inevitable that Japan in East Asia and Germany and Italy in Europe should assume the leadership in forming these spheres of coprosperity I believe that at tempts to hinder this inexorable Declares Exhibition of 400 Planes Shows Ail Power U S Must Have WASHINGTON Roosevelt Saturday liailed the roar of some 100 milltary and commercial planes over Washing toris new airport as symbolic of our determination to build up a defense on land and m the air capable of overcoming any at tack Laying the cornerstone oE tlie airpoiljj administration building he spoke after the planes mostly army and navy had passed in ic view overhead They represent in a small the power ultimately must will soon have air Roosevelt said Rather let me describe this as just a gratifying flexing the kind of fighting muscle democracy can and does produce Noting that the mission of these Planes was peaceful HIi Roose velt expressed the hope that it would always be so and pledged to strive with all of our energies and skills to see to it that they are never called upon foi the mission of war1 He added that the moie planes the United States has the less will be the danger of attack from abroad The president recalled that it had once been anticipated by George Washington and his col laborators that the capitol would force of nature are responsible JOF Become a center cf channels of the outbreak of the second Euro pean war and the creation of Vrtiat may be characterized as a state of quasiwar in East Asia he de clared Claim Reds Given Area for Control BERLIN The thine signa tories to the GermanItaUanJap ahese militaiy pact have agieed on the area in which the red star soviet Russia is to be the con trolling symbol the authoritative commentary Dienst Airs Deutsch land said Saturday The three povveib which have agreed aheady to the piecise in Europe Afuca and Asia in which they aie to have toe final word have agreed on Russias spheic so there can be no question of enaroacnmfent in foreign spaces by these powers the commentary said The commentary defined the relation of the individual states to their respective spaces as lead ership and not as monopolistic rule VuLW iutuii icid U t transportation He noted that there was a dispute over that plan as there was over the building of the present new airport close to LOOK INSIDE FOR SENATOR KEY P1TTMAN Cites Havana Treaty as Solidarity Evidence PAGE 2 Federal Program Is Aid to Iowa Poultry STATEPAGE Mohawks Nose Out Black Raiders 2014 SPORTS PAGE 1ST DESTROYERS REACH BRITAIN Former U S Warships Pass Unscathed Through Apparent Sub Attack A BRITISH PORT first flotilla of the 50 overage des troyers transferred by the United States to Britain arrived here Sat urday and a Canadian press le porter who made the tiip re ported it passed unscathed through an appaient Mabmaime the last night at sea mey Hie us icaay i The dispatch comamed no fui come militaiy piloU a vcu iler details of the fiutncis of Washington d the Potomac rnvers edge The new aiipoit one of the vvoild s finest vull be placed in seivicc in December A few years ago he noted the an teimiiicil problem heic became dream in which he saw a pljne igei and bum on BRITISH START FIRES ON NAZI INVASION BASE Germans Claim Great BJankfiLof Smoke Observed Over London LONDON air minis try baid Satuiday that Butish bombers dropping high explosives at the i aie of five a minute iiad stalled gieat fues at the new mzi invasion base of Loiient on the Fienh Atlantic ocean coast Smashing jt German objpct tives from the west coast of France tomunitions factories deep in Ihe reich the British squadrons reported that an in tense three and onehalf hour attack had left the Loricnt har bor in flames that could be seen 70 miles awas ffi ff Loiient lies southeast of he Jand pioviding an ideal subma imc base and with Blest is one of the most westerly pointb yol attacked in foice by British bombers Other Butish bombing planes ranged deeply into Geimany damaging railioad yards and mu nttions plants as far as Dussel dorf the ministry said In the attack on Loiient the ministry added Plies spiead lapidly in the dockside buildings and otheis were started near a block of ware houses on the east bank blaze engtniecTblifiS ings near the harbor power station TKli imoe and lit up a great part of the ou5 and lhe gun dls docksand the Scroff river purged he bullet giazed hi t mi i i IlCiICl AXIS AND JAPANESE BRITISH axis tics with Spain A and Japan helped along ppssiblv bv the T A offensive might he aimed at India IndoChina the Nclh I c a Singapore I and Australia Black areas on this map are dominated by the axis or Japan shaded areas by Britain HUNTER SHOT ACCIDENTALLY Henry Schachterle 56 Grazed by Bullet in Faulkner Mishap FAULKNER Heniy Scha chteile 56 was shot Friday aft ernoon while hunting at the Chris Dass farm three miles toutheast of Faulkner when his gun acci Nazis Declare Alliance Red Light to U S Aid to British piescnt bmall aupoit The dent IcnUnvth tci minuted dis putes over new sites and oideicd construction of the new one to be undertaken with PWA funds To Catcher TOf Beating Injuries dentally discharged The farmer who lives on the Dassfarm was hunllna JOT chick en hawks when he climbed dis Serofifnvei charged iThe bullet glazed Ins Following raiders weie guided S by Die fires and added to the damHe was for a time age Incendialv bombs set a timthim Covered and walked back beryaid ablaze t lo le Dasi home He was taken j Lancnt toi tifiod scdpoil Aellcl medical ticalment and militaiy base of peilraps ll liom hod lut 000 population uitli hitboi fatili J1 tolldlt0n vvab icpoitcri bitin IliCb foi both Lommeicial md naviday Cu juud nl ihipi It has big naval estab lihmenti and ship bujiaing yards British fighter planei attackm EVULAND uemendous altitude faioKe up a 28 stocky ice truck aenal tinLists at ta be 13 00000a fn U Saturday m com London Satuiday m battles over lions defense we can make comparisons with Washingtons day Mr Roosevelt said He had a citizenry ready to spring to aims because nearly every tfitizen had arms and knew how to use them Every gentleman wore a sword and every farmer had a musket which he used al most daily to bring food to his table Tebbetts it was charged struck Guerra in the belief that he was the fan who dropped a halfbushel basket of tomatoes from the upper stand into the Tiger bullpen hit ting Tebbetts on the head Police admitted that Guerra was a victim of mistaken identity after heai mg several v itnesses who said he thicw nothing at the players ff w ies But two 25000 of oui people fiftieth of one per cent of the how to fly an mplanc H only that pjopoitioni of the Aniciican people had i known how to use a musket in Washington day the continental aimy would have consisted of little Tnoie than a coiporals guard In contiast Mi Roosevelt rioted 50000 licensed iljers are available and then number is growing at a rile of aimost 2000 a month They aie not all militaiy pi they aie as leady fo be come militaiy piloU a the ther details of the faitncis of Washington ddy to The destioyeis uevvs sighted j become iiflemen ot the tine he only two vesselsin the open At lantic on the 2500 mile voyage fiom a Canadian poit and both these were Butish One passed in the distance aftei acknowledging the destroyers sig nal to identify herself The othei was a passenger vessel enroute to Montreal For a few minutes some of the destroyer personnel thought the passenger boat might be a raider reported a Canadian piess lepie sentatlve who made the voyage and theie was an undercut rent of tense excitement on the bridge in anticipation of a fight SO TO TAKE AIE COURSE SHENANDOAH doah will particupate m this fate noncollegiate civilian pilot train ing program Fifty students will be chosen to take the tluee months ground cdiuso after which an air course will begiven YANKS LOSE TO SENATORS 43 SPORTS BULLETIN WASHINGTON The New York bid for sec ond place in the American league hit a snas Saturday when they lost to the Washington Senators 43 in the first game of a doubleheader as young Sid Hudson held them to nine hits FORECAST IOVVA Partly cloudy widely scattered showers north blight tv warmer east and centra Sat urday night Sunday partly cloudy cooler north MINNESOTA Fair fooler north and central partly cloudy extreme south Saturday night Sunday partlv cloudy cooler south IN MASON CITY weathei ttatis Maximum Friday Minimum Friday night At S a rn Saturday YEAH AGO Maximum Minimum 53 south England Bombs crashed in the London larea during the daylight laid I I after 24 hours of intensive jeiial operations ovei the capital and suuoundmg teuitoiies Incendiary bombs stalled big blazes in vvaie houses in central London but dur ing two daylight an alarms the nazi pilots flew so high to avoid defense fire that their aim was poor Many casualties resulted from bombing of an apartment block in east London Report Blanket of Over London BERLIN iccbn j nniisance Rlancs letuuniig liom England Satuiday icpoited a Rieat bjanlet of moke over Lon IOWA MERCURY BELOW NORMAL Grid Weather Reported But Slightly Warmer Is Forecast for State DES MOINES UP Madetb order foolbali weather prevailed over Iowa Satuiday Tempeiatuies were a chilly 7 degieesbelovvnoirmil and bkies veie clear The biVenu Hitler Continues Berlin Conference With Count Ciano BERLIN U Ger man quatteis Satuidoy described the TokioBerlinRome pact as a red light on the horizon against any material aid by the United States or Russia that Would affect the outcome of the war in Europeor Asia The transfer of 50 overage United States destroyers to Britain was cited as a parallel in response to a question as to whether Russian supplies of war material to China would bring the three axis partners into collision with Russia V if The decisive point Js uhal ef fect material aid have on i tlie uf the vai duj thoiized Gcimjn quaiteii said We me not oC the opinion lhati the sale of 50 old whichprobably will be used for convoying will affect the out come of tlie war H y ib indicated in this con nection Russia could con tinue to supply China without in voking the tluec powei alliance as long as tlie signatories did not icgnd Russian aid to China as af fecting outcome of hostilities in eitliei jcncucles Russia 01 exclud ed it from collaboration with the signatories The alliance on the contraiy cleaily delineates bpheieq of in terest a spokesman said the far east Japan Russia its own huge continent Geimany anc Italy Emope west of the German Rusiian demaikation line anc Afuca This does not mean that any nation is excluded fiom the oth ers spheie but that each recog nized the others leadership in hi sphere the fai east Authorized quarters said that the pact was directed against anyone attempting expansionor prolongation of the war They said it was not directed against any countiy but only against the vsarmoriger spirit Recalling that uhtilJapan joined YEAR BROUGHT BRITISH CHANGE England Warns Japan She Is Now Steeled in War Experience LONDON U a p a n e s e to entei the vvu on the Mde of her new BMSJ pailners met a prompt British waimng Satuiday that Britain is steeled m wai ex perience and in i differentmood fiom i yeni jgo A British spokesman commented on the speech of Japanese Foreign Minister Tosuke Matsuoka Fiiday that Japan might enter the war if provoked by obstiuctionibt pow howevei foieuast iliglitly waim ei widely scattered showers in omo ections Saluuiay manl the IMS povveisin a miliUny alh SuiKiav it added the writhci mce Gcimanx Italy and Japan miv be Pditlv Iluudj and cooler ueic bound in in inticomintcin in noi them to The Fnday WELLES MAKES STATEMENT OF FOREIGN POLICY Believes Problems in Far East Could Be Solved by Negotiation CLEVELAND IP Sunnier Welle undeibccictdiy ot sUte dechued in a new statement of foieigu policy Saturday that theie was no pioblem in the far east rut could not be peacefully solved thiougli negotiation He added owtvej init the United States MS picpHiiifi foi any eventuali ties In the most detailed analysis of ioieign polity in many months by an goveinmeiit ipokes manWelles bet foith the quiicmcnli of Hie United States in the oueiil The dedaiation wis coniideicd especially significant since U followed Fuddys an nouncement that Japan had joined Geimany and Ifjly m a formal military alliance IVcilcs also reasserted Ameri can Intention to render all ma terial support and assistance in the form of supplies and mu nitions to Great Britain and the British dominions in what ve hope will be their successful de fcnsc against armed aggression The speech was piepaied tor delhciy bcfoie the Foieign Af faiis The Cleveland Foreign Affan council formed by busmes and professional men was organised tu fostei a closer study ot inteina lipnal affans and sponsor the ap pemance of leaders in the field Theimdeisecietary leiieivrd foieign policy thidughout the Roosevelt administration and warned that the United States faced a danger as giave as any in its history Japans itssault on French Indo Chura he condtmncrt as a llnent to the Inleguly cif the Fiench colony contiajy 1o piomiseb ol Die Japanese government to re spect the status quo in that area In declared the primary requirementsof tlie i United Stales in the fai east may be Dm Minply set foitli I Complete icspctl by M pov ITISfoi the legitimate iightb the United States and of its nationals as stipulated by existing tieatie pled tenets of international law Equably of oppoi tumty foi the Hade of nil Foil Dndgc while indiy Uiich Maneluikuo ddhcLcd The nnti don as new waxes of bombeis nights lov vis35 it werc sent across the English channel to sustain the heavy at tacks of the past 24 hours The German high command 10 viewjng incessant day and night attacks said that British harbois factories gasworks and power stations had been bombed It was admitted in the daily communique that Bufiih planes Fnday night bombed civilian taigetb1 111 vest Geiirwny but it town and Decouifi The only lain icpoited was0 of an inch at Foiebt City and a Uacc at Mason City Townsend Scores F R for Advocating Draft MINNEAPOLIS Francis E Townsend told 4000 old age pension comintein pict ib tlnected n gains I the ipi cad of communism and au thonzed Geiman quarteis sjid Saturday hat it stilj is fn exist ence Sf it If Continuing German Italian conferences here Adolf Hitler received Italian For eign Minister Count Galcazzo Jiano in the presence of Ger man Foreign Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop They con ferred at length How Ciano Would remain In Berlin was not disclosed Offiuil souues Suluiday CHARGED WITH CAR THEFT INTERNATIONAL FALLS Minn Ford Carr 18 was accused in municipal court of taking the wrong car Carr de manded a pieliminaiy healing on a charge ofnutomobilc theft Extended Outlook CHICAGO fP Extended vveatbei forecast for the period September 2B to October 2 Upper Mississippi valley Tem pciature rising entire district be normal Saturday in Wisconsin and on Sunday in Illinois Above normal indicated remainder period except slightly cooler northern Minnesota north em Wisconsin Sunday and Mon day rising trend thereafter cooler end of period in Minnesota Total rainfall next five days slightly above average western Iowa Min nesota northwestern Wisconsin with scattered light to moderate showers Monday through Wednes day these sections Elsewhere little or no rain In stiong an battle Fudiy ESTIMATE 6 MILLION LOSS LONDON UP Reliable souices estimated Saturday that Geimany losmg 133 planes in at tack on Britain Fnday suffered a money lobs of about in addition to about 350 trained aviatois It was said that about twothirds of the planes shot doun were expensive bombers or bomb erfighters BLOWOUT CAUSES CRASH JANESVILLE Rob ert Swehla 29 of ffiteiloo was injured senoubly late tiiday when a blowout caused their car to crash into a guard rail on acurve heie Her husband also wasin juredbut not so seriously the western hemisphere Ab icgaids the United States a spokesman said So long United States pursues the Monroe Doctrine ns practiced by Washington and Lin coln it will not have anything to feai fiom Geimany Official sources outlined the vast scope of the alliance in deny ing foreign suggestions that it The British spokesman Japan might find the govern ments of the British common wealth steeled in a wai cncc ajd in a different mood from a vear ago It reported here thai Ma moiu Jjpaiuc im babidot to London iig in pinlcsl against the tuple pitt was icpoitcd is peiImbed by icccnt dustir changes in Hie Japjncio diplomatic seiviLC and he wathaid to havecomplained lo his associ ates iccently that AngloJapanese iclations continued to cletciioiatc despite hi strenuous efforts io impiove them Slugemitsu is a formci MCC miniitei foi foreign affairs Police Firemen and Farmers Have Best Draft Delay Chance cop he farmer have of being deterred the glamor boy big league basc iscription officials said Sat urday that detcVrnetits will be decided on the basis indiapens valuable aic you to the country in youipresent job Major Joseph F Battley occu patlonal defeimeiit adviser to the joint armynavy selective service committee said lie would suggest gnneral deferments in agricultural states during harvest season V And finallj respect for lliose international agreements or treaties concerning the far cast to which the United Slates is a party although with the ex pressed understandingthat the United States is always willing to consider the peaceful nego tiation of such modifications or chahees in these agreements or treaties as may in the judgment of the signatoi IDS be Lonsiderert ncocssarv in the of chanced conditions llicJipjttuvc Koveinmenl lunv evci he continued Iii0 dcUared that it intends to cteate a new oidci in In this endeavor the undei said it hdb iclied upon the instinimmtahty of aimed toree tnd it Ins made jt ileJi that it intends that it alone shall decide to what extent the histoiic iiitcicsls ot the United States and Uie ticaly ot Ainci itin in the Far East to be W He declared that many hun drcds of incidents have or currcil m American rights had been vioUtcd But he Sdld Tticio i urfpiob 1cm piciented which tould not be peuctully solved tluough nc goluition piovided there existed a sinceio deiuo on the pait of all Lonccincd to find an equitable and fan solution vslmh would gue just ircoBmtion to the liRhti and to the leal need of all LOII Farmim Seeks One Foot in Heaven Role tTft T Vii Washington Minnesota Final Pittsburgh Ohio State Final HOLLYWOOD UP Wil liam Firnum venerable ictoi of the stage and screen bid Satur dty foi Ihc lole of Pastoi Wil liam H Spencc in Warner Biothers movie version ol the yet unpublished biography One Foot in Heaven by Hart SpeiKC loimcr Mason Citjui AlllioiiRh Jiick AVarner that lie would make a nation wide for a sUgommded Methodist muiislei to play the1 pan Farmim was umibahherl He pointed out a letter to Waincr that he had spoken tuitc from the pulpit of the Wilshire Methodist church of which he is a member If Ihii not ciioush to ciueilify him for the part he added that eachyear helook part in tlio Hollywood boivl Easter sunirse services Wainer ccrnccl Tuiniug to piiied tlie Liuope Welles of the people in defending successfully their homes and their liberties and added It 11 the policy of your goverri ment as approved by the congress of the United Statct anc I beiicve by the overwhelming majority ot the American people to render all rnatciiaJ support ana assistance through the fuimshmg of supplies ind 1o the British gov tusit suinisc services vainer Jand nui saidcv ciy auor woukt be guen Uinmcnt md to the government an opportunity to try for the the British dominions in we liopc will be their successful Irfcno ifr int iimrcl part only one so far un derconsideration is tlcdiic Maiili FainUm ipLcntiv tclcoiilctl Ihe 50th atiniveisaiy oC cii tisncc in theacting profession Krvicwiiifc the tragic history of the intcrnalional relations nt   

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