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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 10, 1940, Mason City, Iowa                             VOL TED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS FULL UEASED WIRES FIVE CENTSA COM THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS Welcome Kiwaiiians MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 10 1940 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 1 CATHEDRAL HIT AS RAIDS CONTINUE Americas Future Bright Kiwanians Are Told STEVENS TALKS TO 250 SERVICE CLUB MEMBERS Opening Session Follows Luncheon at Hotel Hanford Assurance that the future of Amenca is ttill blight was given by Di Samuel Nowell Stevens piesident of Gnnnell college to moic than 250 persons at the open ing session of the lowaNebi aska district convention following a luncheon at the Hotel Hanford Thursday The millions of dollars spent and the thousands of hearts dedicated to making this a good land toliye in are our guarantee of an optimistic future the edu cator asserted in his address Cultural Values arid Economic Progress You and I aie a living protest ogaiiist the contenlioii that democ lucy is decadent he pointed out RegaidHss of Jiow discouraged we aie about world affaus we i obviously aie not pessimistic about our futuie development lo cally The Mason City libiaiy is suf ficient pioof that futuie geneia tiont are being pioyided for The music of the Mason City high school band which we have just heard gives no lesson for feeling that the future is dark And what is true in Mason City is true throughouttheUnited lie in the tangible and intangible things which prove oar faith in the future he asserted and the really important natural re sources are the grey matter be tween the ears of 130000001V people A disciplined mind and a dedi cated heart are as important today i as m the times of Washington and i Lincoln the new Gnnnell college head continued Other pertinent points made during his address included the foilowingr Whether Roosevelt or Willkic is elected iscompatatively unnn poitant in the futiuc of the nation Our economic or social progress is not going to be determined by the piesident or the If cithei does not lit into the pioper development the country1 they will be pushed aside as in the past There nevei has been a de pi cssion out of which social and economic gains have not come No society can become a closed dictatorship as long as the schools are free politically re ligiously and historically Keep the educational program as broad and general and as cultur ally rich as possible in order to promote mental growth and thus guarantee our economic and social progress Our capacity to fucnds la appreciate tlie beautiful and our avvaieness of spnitual makes our livestichf Fice mmds liee schools and a fiee society are make this country great The best is yet to be he said in closing Pure hearts clear mindj Dr Samuel Nowell Stevens Grinncll coUese president is shown here welcoming his fellow townsman F W Tomasek district governor of Kiwanls International to tile convention headquarters at the Hotel Hanford Doctor Stevens arrived Wednesday arid was honored at a banquet Wednesday evening by Gridnell alumni Waiting to be Introduced arc left to right Balplr C Barker Durham N Car inter national trustee and Dr W Eugene Wolcolt Des Monies international treasurer of Kiwanis Doctor Stevens was the speaker at the opening session of the district convention Thursday noon Lock photo Kaycnay engraving Tension Rises in Balkans Opposing French Forces Near RUMANIA BEGINS Struggle for African Colony Viohy t Indicates May Be Under Way INVESTIGATING STRANGE CRASH A stiuggle imminent Thuis day betwesn French West lind equatorial Africa embracing opc fourfh the dark continent over conflicting loyalties to thewarring nations of Europe Gen Charles do Gaulle leader NORTHWOOD Just betoieluf ihe faction allied midnight Wednesday night tuiffic1 u Cheat Butain landed at mas halted on No G5 about lwoiDuala on lhc Camcuoon coast to I miles noith of KeiTctt bv ml consolidate his hold on equatoiial abandoned coach bcarm Ccrrcl A11 ths region a 900000 Abandoned Car Wreck No Victim Found on Road North of Kensett THE UNITED PRESS 1711442 icgisteietl in he nnme of L A Skuttlc First sdcci southeast Masoh City which liad crashed into the guard uui on tht right hide of the budge going south and swung sideways acios the pavement The car was badly smashed tlie windshield gone and glass scat tered aaoss the bridge No identi fication caids or other marks were j comprised of the Frencn and Belgian meropns Congo the found within No blood was found in the caror nearby and a search levealed no body in the stream below or ori its banks TV o tiucks the iiist lo ipioaeh the budge after the The dm eis sutinj tlie damaged i automobile to one side ith a j 1 c able allowing one vv ay Oubangi and Chari dis tricts iiad declared allegiance to him foi a small part or the Gabon urea Gen Maximo Weygand once geneialibsimo of the allied French and British armies arrived iri French West Africa to hold that regionfor the Vichy governrnent which has capitulated to Germany FrenchWest Africa embraces 1 820000 squaie miles and has a population of 15000000 s foices held the thiec impiulant West Afucdii polls Dakar where a coinbincd ficc FrenchBritish landing force was RAID SHELTERS at Turkey Is Seen in Diplomatic Circles BUCHAREST Ru manian high command oidcied immediate construction of airraid shelters iri Bucharest Thursday and diplomatic circles speculated oivthc possibility of a southward axis1 drive against Turkey The high commands order coincided viith a series of developments thai increased tension in the Bal The Gcruiin uiiclcss rej ported from Bucharest that the government had confirmed offi cially the discontinuation of oil deliveries lo Turkey and Greece A German report from Moscow said that largescale air raid protection drills were held at Sebastanol in Die Cri mea and that the city was com pletely blacked out Wednesday night Other developments weie 1 Geneial Lorenz chief of the Holder of 3 Hero Medals Found Dead Hemy Ludwig Naumann G2 who hud been In ing in jetuement at the home of his daughfei Mis R J Rice 1017 Pennsylvania ave nue northeast died suddenly shortly after noon Wednesday following a lingering illness At one time he was the only man in the world to hold two Cuinesie meerals foi biaveiy a well as a medal given by a con gressional act of Fob Zj 1925 with a special letter tiom foimer Piesident Calv m Coolidge He was cited for biavely With a spe cial aw aid on safety by the New York Central railroad The Carnegie medals weie awaided for his biavely in lescu mg two women fiom death at crossings of the York Central lailiond one of the icscues costing Mi Naumann a leg He was awarded one medal for trying Mis Adeline Robinson June 16 1924 and the otlici foi the saving of Miss Anna Smith March 30 1827 Air Naumann vias Ijoui June 30 1878 in Germans He came to this country at an early age and settled at Sheffield where he spent most of his life until lie moved to Hammond Incl where he employed the New York Central railroad For the past two yeais he had jeen ictiied and had been lesid ing with his daughter m Mason City He was a member of the Biolheihood of Locomotive Engi neeis and the Lutheian chuich at Hammond Smviving Mr Naumann aie his mother Mrs Henry Naumann ST Sheffield a sisfer Mrs Alvina Boelk also of Sheffield two daughters Mrs R J Rice Mason City and Mis Fueda Noiberg Minneapolis and two sons Carl Naumunn Minneapolis and Rob eil A Naumann Cleai Lalce and three grandchildren Betty Nbr berg Minneapolis arid Dixie and Larry Rice of Mason City Funeral arrangements are in complete Services will be held in Mason City and Sheffield Buiial will be at the Sheffield cemetoiy The bodj will lie in stale at the McAuley and Son funeral home Sheiiff A E Weieneth u as notified and had it icmovcd to a gauge Sfieuffs nf Ceiio Goido and Woith counties vveic in the accident Thursday lepuisod tvo Yiceks ago I ville and Port Gcntil British ships blockadiiic all thii Hitler guaids arrived in Galatz big oil poit neai the soviet lion tiei by special plane and in spected ttiatcgic ccnteis theie 1 Tlie high command an noumcd mcasuics designed toJThuisdjy inoinuig speed up Die nnpoil of ll jnileu A note vas left whiih tcadi ibie needed toi vvai Mothcf died Wednesday Givehni 3 A scoie 01 moie Butons left a good buna It docn Human i a dining tlie past hours j ROWAN MAN WOMAN DEAD Officials Investigate Apparent Suicide of Walter Barker 30 Emma Baiker about 80 was found dead in hei WILLKIE CALLS F R DOMESTIC POLICY FAILURE Says Administration Has Bungled Foreign Address ABOARD TRAIN ENROUTE TO PROVIDENCE R WillKie asscited Thuisday thit the best apologists loi the admimsliation admit that its mestic policy lias been acoinplcle failure Continuing Ins campaign swing thiough New England the repub lican candidate also told a ciowd at the New London Conn nul load station that the ddmuiifctia tton has bungled foreign affaus and again uiged the nation to change hoises m midsticam V UIB crowd estimated bs Po lice Chief William T Babcock at 10000 sang we uantAVUlkic In the white house UiUkie assaiJed tlic newdeal for attempting to bieak the 130 yeai oldantithird term tradition The only excuse offered lie said they make no they say Euiope is m a cusis in volving the demociatic system of government and therefore should violate oui tradition winch 1vasestablished for the purpose of pieseiving oui demociatic form of goveinment No mun appreciates more Lthari I the seriousness of the cusib abioad and its consequences lo the United States In ray judgment this admin istration has been one of the principal contributing factors In producing the crisis RepresentativeCharles H Hai Jr Ind who placed Wilkkies name in nomination at the Phila delphia convention rejoined the party Wednesday night Willkie appealed for he sup port of little business as lietoured into industrial northern Connecti cut and Rhode Island whose econ I British Embassy Asks large scale employer The new deal has put a brake in production the republican presidential nominee told an audience which jammed tlie in New Haven Conn Wednesday niffht I Intend IQ put my foot on the accelerator He spoke to a noisycrowd esti mated by police Bt 42000 after he had campaigned 110 miles by automobile through Connecticut manufacturing communities Both Willkie and his aides expressed Say British Break With Rumania Near BUCHAREST UP German and Italian cnclos said that a luptuic in ButiMiRumanian dip lomatic iclatiotn a mat lei of houi and that le gation officials had ptepaied to go to Istanbul Tuilcej t Nii7i solaces in Beihn sud thal an official announcement soon would be made lhat Geuiian aimy and air foice units being sent lo Rumania to piolecl im portant industrials and to nid Rumanian armed forces in up holding the guarantee which Ger many had given of the countiy E mtesuty It vi as reported meanwhile usually reliable diplomatic circles that the first mcnt tit it huge Rumanian order of German munitions and arma ments had airivccl in Rumania Commenting on icports of an imminent rupture in BritishRu manian relations a Bntlsh lega tion spokesman said that the Brit ish mimstei Sn Reginald Hoaie vas awaiting cluilication of the The legation said that Wednesdays Rumanian ep1y to 1 BriliBh quciy on activities of Geiman tioopi m Rumania both utiiatisfactoiy and cv a It disclosed that the Buhsh legation had idMed not only Billons in Rununidn oil nelda but also all Billons in any v av con nected with the pcliolcum nidust tiy to leave the They j should loe np time in ilcpaiUng p legation udvised Biitish aiilhonties disclosed thit I in his eftoils lo obtain a tion of the situation Sn Reginald I had gone duectly to dictator Gen Ion Antoiioscu High mihtaiy quaiteisleporled that the Rumanian military coun cil already had taken measures to build the necessary storage depots for munitionsarid arms arriving fiom Germany Tightci legulntions ueie f01 ced hcic Eind it anuoLinccd that hotels and icstaiuants vvouldl not be permitted to serve meat onI LONGEST NIGHT ATTACK OF WAR MADE BY NAZIS St Pauls Famous World Over Struck by German Bomb LONDON iTi Destruction of the high altar ol St Paul s cathe dral was announced by the British an mmistiy Ihiusday as warplancs returned to the attack on London euily Tluiiiday fore noon after the longest night as sault of the St Pauls famous lor cen turies as a London landmark contains the tombs of Welling ton and Nelson two of Britains greatest fighting men A single Geiman bomb missing the gieal dome already menaced many times in the past two months plunged through the roof at the eastern end and with a ler ufic ioar smashed to dusty frag ments the altar gcneiatioji oC englishmen had worshipped The chau stalls the air numstiy said ueie undamaged No date was lixed for he des UiKlicm but it was disclosed that a famous chinch was hit shoitly bcloie midnight Wednesday The southwesterly Rale which whipped the channel Wednes day vas still lagiusr Thursday with intermittent periods of heavy showers and brightsun shine when the first waves nf German planes moved against England The lust alarm sounded only a shoit time after the last of the night raiders had gone The alarm was brief The royal air force with the tre mendous job of defending London thiatigti day and night carried on its usual defensive work and at Uidlly mci cased the extent of IK counleialtat k said lip Wednesday ThinstlnTranrt iui tlie some time it was anoniliiced that important Ru woulri begin in Bcrliji on Oct J8 i London Concerning bedioom and hei son Walter BaiKei about 30 was found dead a gun beside him on a couch in unolhci loom of their home 011 the Hcmv Aldudge place hcic pleasure at the size and enthusi asm of the gatheimgs which put himUvo hours behind schedule His itinetaiy Thursday in east em Connecticut and fihocic Island L a icpetitiUd of tlic motorcade with a maior acldrcs SHANGHAI U embassy has cabled the foieign of fice office at London asking whether it should prepare to evac uate Biilons tiom China it was understood Thursday News of the embassy s action came as Chamber of Commerce called a meeting for Fuday to consider iln appeal to the United Statet goveinment for forced emergency reduction in steamship lates as a means of speeding acualion of Americans iii China in view of a threatened air ministry tho Geiman vat maciiiuc the Bulili bombci s penetrated deep into Germany and lhc naziiield areas of the contincnlWednesday High it re poilcd The ministry said that cnr 1115 dcsli overs moored at the French seaport of Blest were hit and that bombs fell qn the biff Krupn munitions plant at Essen an oil plant al Cologne and v 11 loiis factories supnlv depots railway v arils barffe concentrations ami shipping Btjihn said that little damage vas done by theButih and thai some wcic foiccd to tui n back fiom western Germany A railway siding 50 miles cat of Munster was hit bv bombs which sent up a shower of dm bioKen mils and ties Some appeal 11 President Roosevelt to Speak Election Eve anddevoted spirits all around us guarantee Americas future NEW YORK demo Doctor Stevenswas introduced cratic national committee un by A fellow townsman F W uounced Thmsday that Picsidcnt TomaiClt district got einor of would addless the ua 11 anis The also irstioI tion in a ladio bioadcast election duccd Ralph C EaiUei Duiham jcvc piobabiy iiom his Hyde paik N Cai intcinational hustce and home Di W tugene Wolcott DCJ Motncs International treasurer Addresses of welcome were Riven by Mayor Arletgli Mar shall and Llovd L Gecr presi dent of the Mason City club Ullliam F Zimmerman mont Nehr immediate past dis trict governor save lie re sponse Fiom other soincc it leaincci dial the national commit Ice has cDiitiactcd foi laoio time fioni a p m to II i m CbT on major un the msltt An announcement of the French admiraltyindicated that hostilities had begun It said the Fiench sub maune Ajax had been sunk its crew rescued and taken to Free town Sisrra Leone a British col ony in West Africa It wasnot an nounced how the Ajax was sunk but the Fiench admualty said its information came fiom the Brjtihh admiUilly DC Gaulle believed picpai ing ior an attempt to ILIIC West Afuca to the ficc Fiance bide His cffoits expected to be dnect ed at Dahomey and the Hencli j and it was icpoitcd that the But jjih legation was beginning to pack up 01 destioy documents pending instructions from London which it vvjb believed would determine Vvhethei diplomatic relations would be broken oft Construction of one of Hie Hrst air raid shelters began promritlj Thursday afternoon in a garden within a few yards of Hit rov al palace Rcpoit ol plans ior a Geiman Ihiust soutlnvud owaid T about mjsclf The by themselves Mi Alclndgc discoveied the bodies Local authoiitics weie notijied and aie mvcstigatmg the deaths Boston ruday night at i lovvoi and lie tally foi CHIPI iitcs both foi fiimilics in but they persisted Some openly discussed lie possibility K ivoiy coast vvhcie free Fiance shipments of Geiman militai sentiment was icpoilcd stiong i equipment lo Rumania In the icgion imdcr Weygands j beloie election with the exceptionconnnaiid weir also Tunisia Al of an hom tiom S to 10 p in JToKiccfi Mtuiictmia hene1 ovci Cultimbiu BioadcasltiTg sisi Bal Glilnci Togo and the i tern already engaged by the ic tciiiloi publicans U SCanadian Board Will Open Hearings CHICAGO joint United StatesCanadian board announced Thuisday itrwili open a series of heaungs at Sault itc Marie Oil Oct 17 on methods of piesctvmgj and developing fishing of the Gieat Lakes Al New Haven lold his hearers that the iicw deal had been stepping on tiie neck of the little businessman He offered proposals to aid that group I 1 propose that ve stop changing the rules under which business operates Instead of mak ing it as difficult ns possible for the little businessman lo pi edict what v ill behappening nest month or next year let us make it as easy as possible i H is essential that the little SECRET PAPERS ARE DESTROYED Severance of British Diplomatic Relations With Rumania Seen The Mason City high school band save a conceit immediately preceding the luncheon and fol lowing tile luncheon Carleton L Stew ait high school band directoi LaiigeTSac City Ralph Svvaiison offcied two comet solos The in Omaha Nebr Chailes B Mesh vocation was given by Dr Clar ence E Flynn pastor of CiossmIn Omaha Nebr and NaZIS Deny seven lieutenant governoit They n Jrlam G Rd Be Comman 1 der j M Matthias Waterloo H F of War in Africa Some seeking n ica1 on foi llii sucldrn fiucMp of in tcinational developmenU m Ilu nuimi sau a posbibuity that cui itnt RuminianHungaiiun tension u SLICCII tor Geiman militaiy activities tn Rumania iiihcr in the day tinman and Italian circles heic taid that rupture of diplomatic relational Rumania and Gieal BiiI Ltain was a matter of hours First ier TecumseJi Nebi Coveit T Methodist church B L nolton Waterloo dis trict secretary announced that the registered attendance at the convention already totaled 250 persons Heading the visiting delegation Mi Toiiuscl foi me flistmt fiovfinoiv n past mtciniicctoi r r Council Blufis and Ralph H Lancaster Kearney Nebi BFRLIN jsouice taid Thuisday lhat ic jpoili that Field Marshal Wilhclm i Keilel chief of the supiemc com i mancl of the Gerntar armed The district governor pieidcd i forces would become comman with Hemy K Pcleison Council del in chict in Afuca xvcie pui s pcst district govcinqi as Sons leodcr Was tjeorif founci Euena Vii Lfil musu dnrctcn and now di Picr i Icqc nonsoixsc The riichrrr rjuld iievcv scnil tional president Uiiymond Mfchool of the IvanKiLcc concert band Hi iltfLI inie V1 functions if ho arlually for Promoting Hate NEWTON N J ois uunty giand jmy Thursdav indicted AVilhelm Ktinze national GcnniinAmerican buiidcsfneHrei AiiRust Klapprutl eastern Icadei uid otliois toi ptomotiiiK nLUcti against ncopli of the sn al lhc bunds Camp Minimum Vtiidlmd Pietipitit The Weather FORECAST Mostly clouiiv oici sinnal showers cast and central Tluirsday night Friday partly scattered showers ex treme east jn forenoon warmer extreme cast Tliursdav nielli cooler east tfnd central Friday MINNESOTA Generally fair Thursdav night and Fridaj ccpt partly cloudy with scattered liitht showers extreme southeast Thursday nijfht coolei cast and south Thursday night IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statis tus Maximum fig Minimum niulit At 8 a m Thursday 2 YEAR BUCHAREST gallon ofliciais bcKia set let dot um nls aiioa Knov that n IlulKllllna blolk ioi hili not asainst mj pKltllsM1 icpublicai admmst Gcinln llul into the 1 crpmcnt is him Undei t tralion lligi P v ill be no doubt whatever about this I 3 We lyiust wmplily business H1vnB R regulations In business tutcs 16 make out nearly 136000000 re1 1C uslid foi HJ11 u to biL stationed ttuou illtlsll dcsti o ny ppu hplo v1 a iiltcied tlirns for the federal I Mo vsondri he added oxteni i poianeouslj businessmen hove 1 no limu to attend to their nessi We mvit icusc Hi 1 t Gtunan tilnctis IpadniR lintd i confcrciKr to k Bi itisrr utlioi Hie liati no new inioimHtion conccrninsllie i sttucUue cvcr betoie in histoiyl has little business had Uu siieh a heavy burden oftaxes 3 Another pioblcm thai lit tle business has laced is the ptob leni of raising hew capital The SEC regulations nre too coinpH cated X N x 6 I propose that the govern ment undertake to build the best possible I lUotatoi ics in v al ions parts of the country And 1 pro pose thai LliC ornncnt put Uipae laboratories at tho dispoal itlittle industry iind little nt a lunniiKil loc oflicial sntl lit hid n llaluii Ji my otli ON 28000 MILK TitH LIMA Iciu Kay pen a physitiiin and one of the lead ers o the Chinese colony of Lima has stalled on a f mills nuuni tup by iii to CliunsUiiiB China where liryill IIIJK nt Uic Cli noe of Peru itlie CtiinoxIW titinil toiiu u Nij uiOf winch H iililj Ine nr I unx r oecuucd the RH mmistiv ncus bulletin said in a daylight laid duimi which OIIP bombei lOamm an oss the fiat Dulclt uis giceted i viliaiis vvitli vavis of thtit hanri Uiiluefs athey tne hAt on the piano tVtscless of pUnc participated in the niglit Inng assault pcnetratins the inner defenses ami loosing 1 ram of inccucliarv and bombs matir ihe raid one of the worst tho capital has experienced if if More thdit 50 disAucls of UIP battened1 city vveic lut but ine govmnmcut fust report m dicrtcd the casualty hst would be Heavy aNo weie can led out agamt Wales and aouthv estci n noiUieastein and noithvvcsicin England but Uioy ttirt not coiupaiiin violence vvitn me SIK ting attack on London Mu t t the dmagc in London v i i itlictrd befoie nudiuclit Oneotlbc i ily oldct hotels piomcnade KHOAII ho v cit Id ov ci iiospitals and inlci nationillv Known buildmso vin Tho guvoimiKnl said lsu in the lty uncl in subuibiii arcss vcic ijiomptiy dealt with and alt weie binughl undei conhol siveiil points houses were lul and cHue indiisfila pienusci wcie A numbci ot people weie in juicci sonic tilaliy ui n buiWnis in Lundon vvns hit by high it c Ijomb No icpoits oC aiy liiR nuinbii prisons Uillcd pi injured Irave been rcicivcd fiotn any v In thn dislrlct of Prime Min istir Churchills ronstlfucncv northiast nf London an anti nittraU hatlcry liroiielit down a ruiilir in full view of the prime ministerTfir plane was hit At ercal hcighl hut scanhliglits picked oui three narachittlne   

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