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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 2, 1940, Mason City, Iowa                             N DAI EDITED VOL XLVI ASSOCIATED PBJESS AND UNITED PRESS FUULEASED WIKES FIVE CENTS A COPY THAT MAKUAll NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY BRIGHT SPOT MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 2 1940 1IUS PAPER CONSISTS O TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 309 NEWSOM TIGERS BLAST REDS 7 BERLIN ROCKED BY EXPLOSIONS PILOTS REPORT R A F Attacks From French Channel Ports to Lowlands Reich By SIDNEY J WILLIAMS United Press Staff Correspondent LONDON UP Four temfjc explosions rocked the northwest suburbs of Berhu during an attack by strong Royal Air Force squad rons on machinery and muni tions factories electric sta tions oil plants and other ob jectives in Germany the air ministry said Wednesday A brilliant white flash fires and explosions in the northwest suburbs of the German capitaj were de scribed by the returning British pilots who said that as they left Berlin a vast pall of smoke remained the blazing target they had attacked life H A F attack extended Jiom the Fiench channel poiu u Belgium and Holland and many pomtb in a sweeping offensive was earned out against Geiman war centeis But the air ministry said that the Jbombers concentrated on northwest Berlin part of the city which is chiefly conceined With the manu factuie of heavy machinery was described as blasted by four big explosions when one pilot dropped his explosives on the B I Telec tncal equipment pant The pilots plane was lit up by a iuilliant white flabh the communique continued and oth er bombers over thetarget ic ported further fires and explosions within the area The communique said that at Slerkrade a large fuel tank was hit and great fires broke out f One violent explosion fol lowed and as the pilots came away avast pall of black smoke remained over the blazing lar ger One pilot latter dropping bombs at Steikrade neav Dusseldoif in the Ruhr indubtual aiea went on to the Fokker works at Amsterdam which hud been bombed previously and emptied a load there Tno waves of bombing plane attacked the oil stoiage center of Gelsenkirchen in Piussia with high explosives and mcendiaiyjes stalling fues and causing many explosives and incendiaries also followed an attack Cologne the ministry said The Cologne power station was attacked and the ministry said that two particularly big fires were reported elouing 111 the darkness Electiic power at buis Vieig and oil at Holten aJjo I Nxeie attacked An air iiimMiy communique said that the British bombers also attacked fieight yaidb at Hanun Soest Westeiholt Grenibeig and Coblenz the jimctions at Steikiade and Hbiteu canal docks in the Ruhr an auciaft factoiy at Rotteidam and seveial enemy airdromes The ports of Rotterdam Flush ing Dunlchk Boulogne Calais and Le Havre arfd gun emplacements near Cap GHZ Nez also were heav ily bombed1 the communique said Thiec of our airciaft not leportcd to then base While the Biitish bombeit VCIG raiding Beilin other points in Geinirtny md Geunan Hases in Fiance and Holland the attacks on chdniicl ports possible babes Aveie seen fiom English shoica Tuesday nights laids maiked the second coiibccutnc poxiod ol intensive attacks on German mili taiy objectives inside the icidi and in occupied counlnes The day the Biitish stuick nut only at Berlin but at widely scat tered points in Geimany includ ing factories oil plants and com munications Gun emplacements on thexhanncl coast also were at tacked m the MondayTuesday raids and these objectives were bombed again Tuesday night Nazis Kept From Center of London By WALLACE CARROLL United Press Staff Correspondent LONDON fightei planes and ajitiauciaft guns kept Geiman bombers away fiom cential London Wednesday dui ing 1 eues of morning laid alarms which followed a lela tiyely quiet night Observers saw Geiman plane formations over the eastem southeastern and southwestein subuibs with British fighter planes chasing them then ma chine guns i atiling A blast from big antiauciaft guns diove off German fleets which attacked the capital duung the night and to the astonishment of Londoner now inured to nightlong attacks there was a lull in the early morning houis Damage vas reported to only one street in central London though 13 outer districts and eight towns in southeast Eng land were bombed Fne bombs weie diopped in the eastein London subuibs and m cendiaiy and high explosive bombs caused damage and casual ties in the southein and south caste n outsknts A hospital in east London Wat lut by a high explosive bomb but theie weie no casualties England suffeied night and there wcie casualties in foui towns in tile aiea Theie weie casualties in a town in the Liveipool aiea high explosive bbmbs weie dropped as townspeople weie leaving movie houses One mcendiaiy bomb only was diopped on Liveipool and it did no damage An air ministryhome security ministry communique aaid Enemy ajj attacks Tuesday night were widespread in many parts ofGreat Britain but were paiticulaily diiected against the London aiea and southeast Eng land High explosiveand incend iary bombs dropped on a Mer ieysidc town caused a number of casualties including several fatal ones lie communique said Houses and industrial buildings damaged and fues weie started in other northwestern towns the communique said but casualties ueie not laigc Bombs again weie scaUcied widely ei many paits of the London aiea but icpoits so fai show that damage and casualties ueie not serious it said The communique icpoited that bombs weie diopped at numeious points in southeast England and that a number of homes wcie de molished Theie were some cas ualties in an Essex ullage it was said but it was asserted that else where damage was slight and cas ualties were few Hurt in Willkie Demonstration No Abandonment of China Spokesman for Russia Says Mrs Johnson to Introduce Sen McNary at Northwood i f i F R CONDEMNS USE OF MISSILES Reprehensible Says President of Willkie Harsh Treatment WASHINGTON consideis miasiletlirow ing m a political campaign a thoi oughly reprehensible practice Mr Roosevelt spoke out at his press conference Tuesday when asked about the treat mcnf accorded Wendell L Will kic icpubhcan picsidential nomi nee while campaigning m Michi The question icfeiicd to inci dents duimg Willkies appealance at Detroit and Pbnliac At Detroit d sciap basket was diopped fiom a high windowas Willkie was passing and a bystander was in jured At Pontlac an egg was tluown at Willkicb cai spattei mg the diess v oin by Mib Will Voicing his disapproval of such demonstiations Mi Roosevelt said he that the laws of most states would classify the scrap basket incident as an assauit and crime He said he had been informed that an employe of the Hecon stiuction Finance coiporation was involved in the scrap basket inci dent H so he declaicd she should forfeit her position Daughter of Late Congressman Haugen to Make Presentation Mis J O E Johnson of North wood formerly Noima Haugen has been selected to introduce Sen ator Chailes L McNary of Ore gon lepubhean presideutiil nominee on the occasion of his important campaign address at Norlhwood next Monday aftei noon uas uioien is the siteof this appearance as a tribute to the memoiy of Mia Johmon fUiiei the late Rcpiescntdtue Gil bcit N Senatoi which bore their name Mrs Johnson was a gnlhood f end of the wife of Senator Mc Naiy in Washington D C Mis McNaiy may accompany her hus band to Northwood Haugen coaulhoi of iiie iaim bill Five Runs in Second Give Detroit Win in World Series Opener Nazis Ask US Reds to Tell Position BERLIN U Tues Uiy called upon HUSHI and he United States ttnough one of Jiei most authoiitatiVe oigans to an lounce then tmal positions in ho European wai cilhei on the ide of Gieit Biitain 01 the axis lowers The Hambuiger Fiemdenblatt icceinpamed its demand with a1 rediction that the Soviets will urn their backs upon Bi itam and inter into a new EuroAsian power bloc supplementing the lew ItaloGei manJapanese mili tary alliance men iiamrniuvvn m me inngies me ue Tins bloc it was stated will be Offers blahtfid big Paul Derringer out of the ball park diiected not only against Biitani Wednesday and defeated the Cincinnati Reds 7 to 2 in the but against teitam othci opening game of the World series to the in which they batted around and scored five runs on ffvc lilts fore Wlilley Moore came in to relieve Derringer and put out the fire Those five mns weie all that Detroit needed for out time on the mound fpi them sweating swinging ms big light aim was Bobo the human talking machine who told the Reds what he was to do to them md then made good on Ins threats r Od Bobo cave up eijfht lilts SCORE BY INNINGS 234 56789 R CROSLEY FIELD CINCINNATI UP Unleashing power as savage as their namesakes in the jungles the the Jnited States While the Hamburger Frcmden olatt called upon Moscow and Washington to come out in the open one side 01 the other m Ihe piesent war the Boersen Zeitung assailed U S Lfndei Secielaiy of State Sumner Welles for his recent statement that Bii lain is fighting a defensive battle SAYS SABOTAGE LAWS ARE WEAK Attorney General Asks Reshictions on Explosives Guns DES MOINES At torney Geneul John M Rankm Wednesday said the states laws are a bit weak for nipping sabotage and fifth column plots in the bud He added that liehad forwarded his analysis of Iowa law on the subject to the National Association of Attorneys General The latter gicmp a pail of the council of state gov eminent is studying the BUCK NEWSOM ODCUCJ subject uitliv view to suSKCstine A wi BB s An Easy Opener a uniform set of ms in next win ters sessions They are anxious lie said Bariell ss ABRH PQ A E McCosky cf Gehringer LONDON spokesman said no impoitance could to lumoi that the soviet union would abandon aid to China as the puce of an undemanding with Japan It wai said that Russia little impoitance to suggestions that Japan would lecogmze soviet predominance in outer Mongolia and Smkiang expand south waid at the cost of Biitain Fiance Siam and even tne Unit Legion Head afKactdlto Appoint Four Defense Assistants Iowa Civil War Vet Marries Third Wife MARSHALLTOWN jPi Its never too late to get mamed thinks David Sisk CUil war vet eian at the Iowa Soldiers home here Tuesda af lei noon he wis mn ucd to Mis Maisaiet Lu inglon of MnMiaIUown It v as the thud mintage foi both i j mj At an age when it is taps foi t Allen 82 will be held at tne MRSJ O E JOHNSON AllEiSEBVICES TO BE THURSDAY Rifes Will Be Held at Funeral Home Burialat Elmvvood which would not mterfei e with the legitimate use of dynamite and similar materials by mineii f ai mers and quarrymen Another possible souice of dan ger is the concealed weapon Iuv he continued The statutes permit issuance of gun peimits under widely spiead authouty he said and name a long list of piofessions mci industiiCb whose officeis and iniy cauy M cipons Fun ci il AIlje State The said that f miivi Midi Rusbian opinion s espan uould follov Ihe line of least resistance DES MOINES Com mandei Robeit J Shiw of Sigour ney said he planned to appoint foui special assistants to head national defense blanches of the Iowa department of the American Legion Shaw said the assistants duties would include aiding m icciuiting national guaid and cituons mihtaiy U aiming camp enhsiments intelligence work as sistance in oiganmng 1 state to icplace tlie nrttio tguaid and an naming ECU ice most of Ins Civil wai comiadcs 1 on fuilough fiom the sol maincd life U S Owned Trucks Seized by Japanese HONG KONG Japanese troops have confiscated nn esti mated 1000 American owned mo toj linUis eri a Haiphong tndoChmi ti invpoit to Chun he inMei of iVouvcyian which arrived from Wednesday icpoilcd Willkie Says Axis Thinks of America in Terms of War Pact Antagonistic Toward America L Candidate Declares ABOARD WILLKIE TRAIN TO CLEVELAND UR Japan Germany and Italy are thinking about the United States m terms of wai Republican Presidential Nominee Wendell L Willkie said Wednesday at Adrian Mich Commenting on the Gciman lUlianJapanese pact WilfUio iaid the ptfipose of the illi attitude oivly 750UO adecjiidtely equipped hoops and is weak economically Nobody m this countiy Willlsie said We peace yet here we aic in the year 1040 with three of the most bel hgcient poweis in the thinking of us m terms of v ar He utUcized Mi Roosevelts conduct of foieign affairs and iaid that as a iciult of bumbling the United States has little influ ence in the world today Our only danger of uis if we remain weak he asserted Willkie asserted it is icljie a who tlie Munich pact flu candidilcs cairn n s rf h He said that the thice countiics had igrecd to aMst me inothci iff the nhV Ullllllllc1 vn n Ihe Unco 11 incd Mule uul uinitinc mmu against us the United States UtJ LCIHCI of Michigm dicis home staits m Marshalltown CHAMBERLAIN RUMORED OUT Informed Quarters Say Former Leader to Leave Cabinet Patterson funcul home Trntiadrfy afternoon at 3 Ocloik with the Rev David L KraU pastoi of the Chinch of Chnsf m charge of set vices Buiial be at Elm wood cemetery Mis Allen was found muideied at the home of her daughter Mrs H P Gaidnei 1644 North Federal avenue Tuesday moirung Her divoiccd husband Rudolph J Al len SI who had also been making his home with his daufihtcicon fessed to Ilic nnudci accoidin to polite Mi Allen who attempted sui cide following the muidfr is ic polled lecovonng it the Park ihopittllfc had been inpom I health for some time accoidmg to o theldei and attempted suicide No council plans to icsign soon as a IhJtges have been died yet await caomet member and as leader of tnS he of Mi Alien the tonaeivotive party lehable ciiiai tci s i eported Wednesday It was said thdt an eaily announce ment legaidmg the foimer pume mmisteis plans was to be ex pected Usually well informed quailcis said that announcement of Cham berlains resignalion was expected shoitiy and was expected to result in assumption of the conservative paity leadership by Pnme Minister Winston Churchill Lloyd Geoigc it was iccalicd British Do Heavy Damage Vichy Hears VICHY Fiance U Official Fiench bouices icceivcd advices Wednesday that seveie cniualties and damage had been uiflicted by Btitish bombing attacks on French ports along the English channel especially at Lc Havic At Le Havre alone 93 French civilians were reported killed and 200 in addition lo heavy m ment vhen Churchill became to iinmotcd pume minister succeeding Clutm Ijerlain pjst two or ttuee days it bombcis wcie said to have mtlicted Beater damage Unit a Kovcin thni in laids bccuub thoy hnkcup nnfiht iiMhidc tiol hombitiij inciely he linn ol Home faccictaij Sn tti U and Uliimfiua irn i inl alUitcJ nthci cs j Tne poit il Lr IIHIT i ccl jiflh dam iscd indl by alnps mcnt ITCI tin ihihcilloi ul the u v UK i i t 13 i mini lei of i pofjutmii Very Liberal About Marriage Exemptions WASHINGTON U P Cou sciiption icgulations for deter mining who will tip drafted into the aimy and who will stay home weie repoitcd Wednesday to be liberjl about exemptions for married men The icgulUionq will be tiie foi by iocjt diift boads A final diaft ol them is being studied by the juiicc tiepaitment piion officials fed that i too stuct foi pcacf time that laws will be passed whnli wjllpicicnt tlie dcthuction of piopeity by bdbotage pmticulaily by means of explosives Laws on I this subject geneially aie a rr weak on pievcntion of crime We nothing leally on ex plosives except if somebody causes H blast he IST to be punished foi it The law is not icslnctive enough on the possession of cs The attoincy general suggested that the state adopt some ioit of an explobue licensing system 4 If Sullivan c Newsom p Totals M McCormick cf 0 5 0 i n 5 1 4 Z 4 1 4 1 31 2 2 z z 0 4 1 4 7 2 1 0 n 4 0 I 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 oi 1 0 0 D o 2 n o 4 4 3 1 2 1 Joost 2b 4 Myers ss 4 Derringer n o Moore ji 2 Goodman rf F McCormick Ib nipple If Wilson c Baker c 37 7 1027 11 AB K H IO A E I 1 1 0 but lie was in command of the game all the way and once he got that five run lead In the second they couldnt stop Tiini His fast one went through letter lilgh his lurvc swept in and nicked the corners and his change oT pace was too baffling for the Reds If the Reds infield hadnt col lapsed behind Dei ringer in Ihe second inning it might been a cliffcicnt toiy that was told heie on a bught sunshiny aftei noon before 31733 fans But CTIUIS committed by the Reds m that inning and those mis cues combined with the Tigeis slugging the downfall of Oeinngci Hanlc Giecnbeig slashed a single to left to open the inning and Rudy Yoik hit another single into right center Bruce Camp bell laid down a sacrificebunt to Bill Wei her al thud but the Reds thud bateman made a high throw lo Pianlc McCoirmck at All hands were safe and the bases were loaded Then Pinky smote a single for him self and Greenberg and York scored Billy Sullivan worked Dciriiiger for a walk and up to the plalc came the sreat New som Jiinjscjf Hu this was a pitciilng daj lor Bobo not a hitting one and he knocked a grounderdown lo Frank Mr Cdrmlck at first l McConmck Inert he ball to 11 Carchei Jimmy Wikon and Camp i bell wis foncd out it home 121 1200 100 710 200 9 1 0 301 1 0 Riddle p xxCraft 00 t I fl 0 0 J 0 2 2 o o D 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 00000 00000 0 0 U 0 0 That In ought Rowdy Bat tell up to bit and he hit a line dihc single second lhat suned Higgnu and Sullivan The lout VMS on Ihen nnd Barney M Cosky singled scoiing New som Battell stopped at second That was enough for Deirmgei and Manager Bill McKechme of the Reds waved to the bull pen foi Whiley Mooie lo Sake over Th fust thing Moore ti led wa to pick Bai tell off sctond but Billy Myn Red slunttop diopped thp throw InUls 1C11 Ivloou vrnl lotals 2 87 R 3 wink HeInn ed Gchi mgoi to ooii vBattci for in scArnlh i out I Wcibei Giccnhcig up fo for Moore hi eishtli the ecund tinit m Ihe mnmc Runs liatlcd in Bariell 2 Mej grounded to and was Cosk Campbell 2 UigBins 21 Ihiown tml it fnM Goodman nipple two base hits i M McCormick Goodman Uerber INNING three base hit York homerun swihg ing MiCosKy flied lo Ripple m left G6htinker grounded out Demuger to F McCoimick No runs no hits no errors none left gioimded out Higgins to Yoik M McCojmiPK doubled to light Goodman i oiled the law with with dependents The Woild aw i too stuct foi peacetime espca to dcfCimenis of men thlrdi timc dn S3 Campbell left on bases Detroit Cincinnati 6 bases on balls off Derringer 1 Moore 4 Newsom 1 struck out bv Derringer I Moore 7 Newsom 4 Riddle 2 hits off Derringer 5 hi 1 ij innings Moore 5 ii e 23 Riddle 0 in I double plays to Jonst out Hlffglnslo Gcliringcr York los K i r ine pitcher Derringer umpire tn Klem N plate Ormsbv A first f n Ballanfant N sc Basil 31 i io Yoik IXItCosky igriUst Ihe cqnterfield and nude A spectacular onp ttib ul F McCOTniifk Nn lulls one hll iu cr duift empted ifien uhohad inothei pei hon mainly dependent on them The pieicnt law icquirrs that a dependcrit must pendent in fact be v holly de The Weather FORECAST IOWA Partly cloudy daynight and Thursday warm er in cast portion Thursday MINNESOTA Partly cloudy Wednesday night and Thursday somewhat warmer in southeast andextreme south Thursday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette iHaximum Slondav MinimumMonday nijhl At 8 a m Tuesday YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum statitT 70 40 43 i rnrs one Icff SECOND smgircJ to ilclf Yoik mgied lo tight Cieen halting it econd Higgin i singled to nlitei scoimg Gicen bcig and Yoik and putting Camp bell on second Sullivan Walked fOued Campbell at thr Report Nazis Replace Italians to Handle War in Mediterranean LONDON tuililiryplvte Baitell singled to entci ii souiceb lepoited thrt icei si01 ing and Suihvm and Gentians had taken ovci Italian military opeiations with a v low to a big axis wintci olfcn sjve against the Sue canal An jttempt to dine on the ital Biitish Mediteuancan hfclme fiom Kyna as well av Africa was believed possible by B i i t i s h sources in view of recent charnct nau i that Italy has been seeking bases J5unncr oul Ftv and mditea contidl of lcru Syria Tho Bntiii claim1 that uouirced iVcwsom to second Mc smiled to left scoiing New0111 and sending Baitell to second Whitey Mooie i young ndci icpUiccd ticiiingei jov for Mooie caught Bjitell off second but Mjeis diopped the ball aftci Um pnc Ballnnfant had called the hits Hajy wasmaking dcniands icgnid ing Syria have been denied at Vichy The Geiman liaxc lak fn de fitlo chn ge of Italian opeii tion Butkh infonnants said Tilde i no icibon xliy icpoits of Gci man ti oop Gehnngev to Yoik Wilson popped to Oreenbetg Joost singled to i itlit Myeisforced Joost at ci ond Gchringer to Bajtell No runj one hit no errors one Icfl Italy liould not be Uuc INNING fanned winging Campbell singled to centri His gins fanned swinging and Camp   

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