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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 30, 1940, Mason City, Iowa                             NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED HOME VOL XLVI THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON crrr THE BRIGHT SPOT AND UNITED PRESS KUU UIASED WIRES FIVE CENTS A COPX MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY SEPTEMBER Tnia PAPER CONSISTS or TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 308 AXIS ACREES ON GIBRALTAR GOAL British Shoot Down 43 Nazi Airplanes MANY BATHES STAGED HIGH IN FOG OVER ISLES Fourth Wave oil 80 Planes Able to Get to London Outskirts LONDON fPl Fortytin ee German planes aic known to have been shot down m Mondays lighting over England the air ministry announced Monday night The tiizi warpJanes coming over tilth gradually increasing strength smashed again and again at Londons defenses Monday running info a contin uous thunder of antiaircraft lire and roaring dogfights with Britains swift fighter planes The actions took place in a haze of fpg The British declared they had turned back most But the fourth main duvc ot the day in which a foice of 180 nazi planes took part penetrated to the outskirts ot London Although the main body btoken up said the Biitish au ministry a few planes chopped bombs inLondons western sub uibs causing casualties md dam age The nazi raiders swjumed in landfrom the channel coast from dawn until early evening The raiders uere engaged heavily aver Surreys rolling countryside A plane which crashed near Tadwbrth came down in flames after a long burst of machine gun fire The fierce air fights occuired asnazi bombers flew to the at tack on Londons millions of people and miles of buildings and industries There were three alarms before midafternoon Anti aircraft guns boomed into action during the third alarmwhen a German plane came into view over a northwest suburb The people huddled in shelters look comfortfrom the air minis fays lepoit that bombers had carried out then own offen dunng the night peppering Germanheld pointson the conti nent and raiding deep into Ger many causing heavy damage to nazi war industries The British long range guns op ened up on the Germanoccupiec French coast shortly oefore dawn Fire burned from the quayside o Calais harbor German batteries replied with four salvos of shells at 20minute intervals Later they opened fire on the Dover area British bomber pilots reported pounding German gun emplace ments near Cape GrisNez dur ing the night and also attack ingthe French and Belgian coastlines and industrialGer many It Happened at High Noon No one was seriously injured in this collision but a photographer on the spot slous how exasperat ing a crash can be during the rush of noon hour southwest standing inlhe foreground was driving cast on Fourth slrcet southeast and Herman Thrun Clear Lake who is barelv discernible in the background to he rear Mr Lowe was driving south on Kentucky avenue southeast The streets crossed but the Thrun and Lowe cars didnt Thomas cousin of the driver is shown lying on the ground suffering broken nose The cai door struck Ins face as the car struck a post Miss Iva Hutton standing behind Mr LOC administered first aid to Die injured man Mrs Thrun is walking away from this wreck Lock photo Kayenar engraving WILLKIEGOES TO DETROIT Talks With Pew as Campaign Opens in Industrial Sections ABOARD WILLK1E T RA I N ENROUTE TO DETROIT A five hour conference with eph N Pew Ji Penjisylv anu oil man and piomment lepubhcan preceded tlie opening Monday of Wendell I Willktc s campaign toui of thickly populated Indus 2 Titonka Children Die in Crash Mother Badly Hurt trial states The jepubhcan presidential 10 LOSE LIVES IN IOWA MISHAPS Fourth Victim of Car Train Crash at Dallas City Is Reported DES MOINES ac cidents took 10 lives iri Iowa ctur ing the past week boosting th years toll to 367 as compared wit 384 in the conespondmg pcnoi of 193S Otis C Muydh of Dallas Iowa became the Jouitli vatun of an autotiam nash when he died at Foil Madison Satuidav night Otheis killed in the Fiiday clash ncai Dallas City wcic Mrs Otis C Moycs 57 Ailecn McCoid C and Mis Samuel Scott 57 Two othti persons died Violent deaths Gifford Inman 43 year old farmer was killed Saturday while stacking hay on his farm near Oakland He was stiucfe by a heavy pole Dave Longnecker 23 of Newton died Wednesday of burns suffered in a fire Carl Matthiescn 58 and John Carney both of Tiipoh weic killed Saturday near Denver in a colhiion William Bui k and lamco A Campbell no o Mu slialjtovvn were other auto acci dent victims Saturday nominee talked w itli Pew and Jay Cooke paity candidate foi senator fiom Pennsylvania while riding late Sunday from New Yoik to Syracuse N Y The meeting was undei stood to have been at Willkies Invitation We had a very interesting and satisfactory and delightful meet ing Pew told newspapermen when he left the tram at Syracuse We covered all pioblems Everything is in fine shape The Pennsylvania delegation to the icpublican national convention swung to Willkie on the final roll call just aftci he had icceivcd pnough votes to asiine his nom ination In the eaily balloting the bulk of the state delegates backed Gov Aithur H Willkje will dclivci a majoi speech at Detioit Monday rught befoie the National Federation of Womens Republican clubs The address will be broadcast over the NBC blue network at 730 p m C S T FromDetroit Willkie go to other Michigan manufactuung cities and then turn back to campaign m Ohio Pennsylvania New York City and Brooklyn New Jersey and Connecticut He will speak on foreign policy at Cleve land Wednesday night and will address Pittsburgh and Philadel phia rallies on Thursday and Fu day lospectively Schutter Boy and Girl Are Victims of Accident at Junction TITONKA Learuia Schullei 3 and Mai v m Svhuttci il weie dead Monday andtheir mother Mis Will Schuttei vvai in a cu ou condition a the of an automobile accident Satuiday eve ning it of the es t CitBaneioft highway neai Ihe Ed Aukehs farm The 11 ycai old Maiun rticrl eaily Monday of injuiies icceivccl in the crash Hissister died Sat uidny evening A car driven by Mis Schuller and one driven by Ferdinand Feldman 25 a hired man on the Ben Wesselman farm near here were involved in the collision Feldman and two other Schutter children Franklin 8 and Wilda 6 weie not seriously injured Feldman suffered head injuiies but after treatment was taken to the home The two childrensuffered sualches and bi uise Boih cms weie demolished TWO INJURED BY FIREWORKS Aerial Bomb Found at Fairgrounds Flaies as Boys Light It SIGNS POINT TO NEW OFFENSIVE FOR DIPLOMACY Same Secrecy Which Shrouded Previous Moves Is Observed By LOUIS I LQCHNEli BERLIN diplomacy tuined aggiessively Monday in two dn d soviet Russia and all signs in Beilin mislead The same secrecy which sur lounds all nMs diplomatic piep aiations cnshioudi Die piesejit new offensive It seems however that cilh bt German Foreign Minister Joacliim von Uibucntrop is go ing to Moscow in the near fu ture or that Russian Premier Foreign Commissar Molotoff or another Russian plenipotentiary Is coming io Berlin Officials of the WilhclnvstiasM said von Ribbentiop was lesting neu Berlin For this icason they said he wasnt at the inilwny sta tion Sunday to bidgoodbye to Italian Foreign Minister Count Giileazzo Ciaho when he left for Rome Russian souices in Beilin piessed belief it was quite like ly that von Ribbentiop would go to Moscow soon Unofficial usually well informed said also tlie new three powev pact of Germany Italy and Japan makes new conversations with Russia necessary since the treaty created a new set of facts Authorized German sources pointed with a show of elation to the editorial in Pravda organ of the communist party in Alas cow which said RussiaWas noti fied in advance of the thret ppwer pact and remains firmly neutral w This cditoiial llic Geimin souices vaid is the to all political tipsters in London Wash Nominee in North Iowa SENATOR CHARLES Senator Charles L McNary Northwood Speaker Monday Republican Candidate GERMAN GRAIN CROP IS GOOD ington licvcd uho be anti Kippci li stiect hospital nndei going for second degree PENNEY EXECUTIVE DIES TUCSON Aiu Thomas 42 of New York an c eculivc of the3 C Penney com pany ciicd Monday He came hcie about a year ago foi liu health TURNS DOWN KIDNAP REWARD Ive Got Kids of My Own Declares Wetzel in Los Angeles LOS ANGELES Cecil Wot sel says he has declined his share of the reward for the lescue of kidnaped 3 year old Hai old Eleventh the Paik treatment bums and Dean Clausen 14 who leside at 139 Tenth street south west has been dismissed fiom the hospital following treatment tot burns received when an aerial fireworks bomb they found near the North Iowa fairgrounds Sun day was set off The bomb was one of the sec tions of a colored aerial display that had apparently tailed to ex plode duung the fuewoikr dis plays at the ran last month ac coidmg to police It fkued vvlicn the boys touched a match to it Kipper icceued second clcgirr bums on tlie light aim face and 1 s a legs Clauaen was buincd on both L ma aims and the liaii was bingcri iom Ins head nd New York they mi note in the pad It also was thai cictci ucd 1 retort to those who claimed the Ihieepovvci pact was bom out ol a worsening of RussianGerman relations These sourcci with obvious icf eience to the Uiutcd States and Great Biitain said ccilam poli tical circles always forgef that the policies of the great authoritarian powers are initiated and carried out by strong governments not by cliques with international entan glements The visit to Rome of Spanish Minister of Government Ramori Senano Sunei is icgaidcd in Gei inati political quaiteib as highlv Is Expected to Pay Tribute to Haugen NORTHWOOD Senator Charles L McNaiy lepubjlican candidate ior vice piesident will speak hi Northwood on Monday Oct 7 it was announced here Monday Senator McNaiy is expected to pay tribute to his lale coworker in ajricultural circles and the man with whom he coauthored the McNaryHaugen bill the late Congressman Gilbert N Haugen of Northwood plans call fui the candidate to speak at he local fangioundi dunng theafternoon piobably at 1 p Gov Geoigo Agriculture Minister Says Occupied Areas Food Underestimated ITALIAN EDITOR CLAIMS PLANS ARE UNIFIED Gayda Reports Minister Joined In on Meeting of Chieftains ROME Joint HahatlGei man plans for fulfillment of axis including hav e been i cached at a Berlin confci ente which included Col Gen WUhelm KiMtel chief of tlie high command of Geimaii armed foiccs Vugnuo Gayda icporfed Monday The iuthoutjlive fascist editor in 11 Gloiuale DltnJia that a meeting between Spams minister of Govemment Ramon Senano SuncuItalian Foicign Minister Count Galcazzo Ciano German Foieign Minister Joachim and General Keltel had unified pnib of the thiee friendly powejs This taken In some for eign circles as a sign tjiat Spanish Generalissimo Francis co Franca may Have agreed to allow German troops to use Spain as a base for attack on Gibraltar Seiann Sunei who is on hi a to Home will settle any pointi at between Italy and Spain HI conversations with Premier Mus Gayda vlid Potable plans 1m loicei lo occupy Fiench Moiocco and tlui cloe thu Meditei lanean Kate by holding both sides of Hie Shalt alo weic considered a likclv topic for dicutfion be tween Musolim and Francos en vuv Foreign sources generally ex pected that Geunany had sought permission to use as a base both foi mizi tioops and Itaban BERLIN minister of Walter Diure agriculture declared A Wilson other prominent icpubhcans aie to attend A baibecue may be pait ol the outdoor progum HULL LOTHIAN HOLD PARLEY Indications Increase That Britain Will Reopen Burma Road Monday tliat Germanys vvaryear bread grains harvest would be only2 per cent under the pcacc limc average and would the stability of bread i ahons in Geimany foi a long time to come He put the 1940 giain yield at 24600UOU metric tons or 803 000000 biiihel Ilc said GeunaiTy bumpci uop of potatoes have hci oat staple estimating it it Gfl noOOOO metnc tons ui 5000flOO inctnc tons any picvious tncugc He asseitccl that there bp no special difficulties to ovcicomc in the occupied countnes The food situation there is badly underestimated abroad he continued If some French towns should suffer hunger next winter which I dont expect it only be their own fault lie ciiticizcd the Ia7incss of Fiench leiicultiae in Rcncial Maic dc Tristan Jr Wetzc billed the kidnap hcio is making personal appear ances at a theater The El Dorado county sawmill operatoi and companion weie credited with tl cnptuic of the child s abductor 33rd Fracture Is Suffered by Girl ISLDORA Roupe 16 1S 111 from a local hospital her thirtythud suffeung fractuie The girl fell m the yard of her home Saturday evening Miss Roupe suffers from blue sclcia known to doctois as ostcrogensii impeifecta which causes extreme fragility BANKER IS DEAD S 1 O U X CITY IP 52 of ths of the S2D of my own j of the Sccunty National iheip died Sunday nfteinoon aid said aftei rm wife found him i ve got kids j unconscious m the kilchcn of itbnfhome out that for rca the eternal scene of tlie of an alliance pact with Spain just as Berlin was the scene of conclusion of the pact with Japan Opinion was divided however on the psychological mo ment for come At any i or rj i i J iOWanS DUlned Spains signature had late theie was little doubt in these quatteis but that a full undeistanding will have ar nved bv the time Serrano Sunei leaves Premier Mussolini Iowa Woman Polishing Stove Badly Burned CEDAR HAP1DS 90 Delko yeai old woman Mis John A old vice piesident Gicen hung out miles noitli of icjheic was seveiely burned Mon WASHINGTON Societal y Hull and Loid Lothian the But isli discussed the new JapaneseGeinianItalian alliance Monday amid incicasmfi uidica lions that Butain would icoprn the Bianiu load month again JlMAN Inui IT Thrrc pci lo pcimit supplies to flow ovci ueic bunicd hue Sunday thai mute to China when fur buopt a combination Hpw closely Spain would be welded to the expanded axis houcvcr still was ouscure Re ferring lo Spain Gayda spoke of international a g r e c m en Is which arc not always those of Immediate intervention of new allies bill with concentric alms which arc those of total victory in the war and preparation of tlie new oriier in Europe anil Africa Spams tew aid Italians said would br poEsMoi of CibiaUai licld bv Butain moic than two centuries on how the Honle BeilinToUHi imliUny and polili cal alignment looks on United btalcs aid foi Butain hhed by a fascist authoiity who declaied it would not be ci cause of war Asked by a Spanish coirespond cnt whether sending arms to the enemy would constitute a reason to biing into force the militaiy cause of the alliance1 this infot maht answered The sending of aims fo the enemy could be a violation of neu itialily and it may be examined by us si an oppoitune moment I But n vouW not be an attack The tcUirs of the put piovide only foi ol attack and will keep to the letjei of the pact oxplo as she po ishcd a Kitchen lamje in hoi laim home She uffccd bum ov c L Uiuuillv hci cntne body British Believe Hitler Near Supreme Gamble 11 A Aslecl uhether the Amencaii government would welcome such n move Secietary Hull repeated that there had been no change in policy here since he expressed the governments opposition to the closing of the road in July Informed sources in Loriuon indicated that the British govern ment intended to reopen the road upon expiration Oct 18 of an AngloJapanese agreement for its closing ori the giound that the whole situation in the far cast had changed Some Washington soui ccs speculated that the 000 American loan to China last week might been granted with the understanding that the load would be reopened to facili ltc the movementof amis sup plies to China thui further conn teuns 7npancse militaiy opeid tioiis in French IndoChma By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A hint that gas waifare may be the next dread phase of the Euro pean dropped in Ber lin Monday while Bntons took warning of a heralded new crisis in October Informed Aiiciatt Pioduction Minister Loid Beaverbrooks London Daily Express declared pointedly that Adolt Hitler is approaching his supreme gamble The newspaper said the axis in London would likely attempt to looked foi a doublebaireted tuin captuic Gibraltar m an effort to of events bcfoie the onset of diaw the British home fleet in dnxe o cipluici Die Mcditciianrin thus leav ins f Gtbidll the EfijihIi tci an axib Biilams nick The puiposc of tile projected Gibraltar coup the Express said would be to seal ouifleet in the eastern Mediterranean Berlin authorities envisioned the possibility of chemical gases spilling from the skies on civilian populations advising lesidents of the German capital to be sure had a mask 191418 Berliners have suddenly begun discussing it as the No 1 topic in air raid shelters Nazi officials uiged 100 per cent tlis tributioit of gas masks British naval circles warned hat the danger of a nazi troop landing assault is not yet ended despite the approachof winters tornv TlYc Gciinans it was said tn cfjuplctl vvUli an Indian sumI foi merjittcmpt to invade England j barge Lluiiinr les Allliousjli is so tin has luivp a chance of calm chnn tnrhicis inv avion hccn u in the puciit MiuHglc ntl vvilcis Indim sumincr garage and genoial otoie causing damage estimated at Moi ns Pioctoi iuffeied iaceiadons and a buinecl hand he leaped fiom an opattment win dow Frank HaiLshom and his wife both from Council Bluffs were burned about the reef lit the World1 tvaiof i wcfllhcr inOctober Colorado Boy Hurt in Grid Game Dies FORT COLLINS Colo Jimmy Cholas Grand Junction Colo died Monday of a head in jury suffered in a high school foot ball game between Grand Junc tion and Fort Collins The 18 cai old player a tackle was m lincd 111 tlic fnt hilf rf Ihe ganir tiidij mclil and ncvei irgamcd Minimum FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Monday night Tuesday partly cloudy warmer east Monday nifflil MINNESOTA Considcratilo cloudiness Monday niBhl and Tucsda light rain north and extreme w est Tuesday Hlondaj nifiht and south and central Tuesday sligrlitly cooler extreme north Tuesday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather slatii Maximum Suiitlav Minimum Sunda night At 8 a m Monday YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum The figures for Sunday Maximum Saturday Minimum Saturday night At 8 a m Sunday 74 42 50 23 n CONGRESS GETS PROFITS LEVY Billion Tax Bill Is Placed Before House Senate for Debate WASHINGTON ps put a execs profits tax bill at the top of its calendai Monday attcr a senatehouse com mittee finished icdiaftmg the mocKine to include a boost in Ihe noi nial coipoiation income tax late fium ho pieuenl JOt cent lo 24 per cenl HIP Income tav increase would bp in iiddltion to the 25 ti 50 per cent excess profits lci prtuldeil In the hill and like the Utter would appU to IfiO corporation income Spe cial loner income tav ralcs for corporations earning less than 535000 would hot be affected by the income tax increase Imnl agieomcnt on the legiila tipn which is purl of the defense program was reached Sunday at an unusual Sunday session ot Hie conference committee appointed to compose differences between the senate mid house vhich ap provedtlicbill in dificreht forms fernatoi llanion D j conference ciiairniKii antiouiacd IUc wquld call up tiie Hprceinent Tucdiiy fur iippiov al vvithlhc snnair probably snil the next day   

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