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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 31, 1940, Mason City, Iowa                             NORTH IOWAS HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XLVII PRESS AND UNITED PRESS tUW LEASED WIRES WE CENTS A COPY MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 31 1940 TU13 PAPER CONSISTS Of TWO SECTIONS Whassat Noise Twins Check Up on Stories About Halloween NO 18 GREEK FORCE REPELS FOE The proper place for Spooking enviously would be tn the ccrae SJ and dennore twin children of Mr and Mrs JeHerwjn anenuisonthwesfc cheddne to Elm wood Tie would g Photo by Bob Swamer Bauman Captures Husking Title Sets Up New Record Marion Link of Iowa Finishes Close Second in National Contest DAVENPORT corn belt acclaimed a new national husking champion Thursday m Irvm Bauman youthful Illinois farmer who became the nations top farm athlete on hts third try He bested 25 opponents in thif 17th national coinhusking cham pionships Tmiiirirtjlo lapluic he title that eluded him in 1933 ana 1938 When he finished second Bauman a slender 27yearold tenanf farmer set a record of 4671 for the event The old mark of 4152 was established in 1935 The new king of the nuli liin pickers operates a 160 acre central Illinois farm near Eu reka is married and has one child a boy of three He won the Illinois State title twice but this year finished sec ond to Ecus Vaughn of Piatt county The latter scoicd 41 G2 for fifth place in Ihe national dciby Mai ion Link 35 Iowa sUle champion of Ames scoicd 4636 to finish a close second to Bniman Carlson of Madrid Iowa was third with 4497 bushels and Law ence House of Goodland Kans fourthwith 4303 Baumans net load was 32699 pounds after de ductions of 891 pounds for husks and gleanings Links net was 32451 after deduction ol 93 9 pounds Tile 21 contestants were the best of approximately aspirants who competed lu county elimination contests in 12 slates A croud estimated bv police officials at 125000 watched them compete for the coveted title gold trophy and S100 first place prize The husking contest is called the worlds most gruelling sport be cause it exacts sustained speed foi a longer penod than any othet Huskeis voik vuthoul payc foi 80 minute fhcie is no time out no between halves CALL FOR FIRST CONTINGENT IN ARMY SENT OUT Most of Nov 18 and Dec 1 Needs to Be Filled by Volunteers W A S III N G T O N my corps area commander al ready calling lor the initial con tingents ol men national selectvo s c i v i c e officials concentrated Thursday on dealing tho way for local hoards to begin actual se lection the 800000 trainees who will be summoned by next Jims 15 lor a ycaxs military training Just a few Hours after Tues days hisloriu conscription lot tery was completed Maj Gen George A Woodruff corps aret commander at Boston called on the six New England Rovei nors in that area to provide 984 men by Nov 18 under the se Icctivc service system Simultaneously on thePacific coast the ninth coips oiea at San Franciico dispatched to the gov ernors of seven lai western Us opening leqmsition for a tola1 of 3630 men to lepoit to induction stations between Nov IS and 22 Tne eighth corps aiea head quarteis at San Antonio issued notifications to the ststes in the southwest on Hie number ot men Clear Way for Boards to Select Men FIGHTING ALONG FRONTHARDEST NEAR IOANNINA Zog Hopes to Lead Albania Against Italy LONDON Zog ex iled monarch of Albania has teuded his one man wai against Italy to the ItaloGiecian front wheie his secret agents battle for Albanian freedom and his vcstor ation Heliable souices ieportad Thurs day that Zog hopes for Italian le veiscs in the war against the Greeks which will give him an oopoitunity to lead Albanians against Italy Soon after Italv declaied war on Great Butam Zog was said to have plaeeci himself at the service of the Biitisn goveinment Zogs associates claim that Al banian resistance to the Italian occupation never has ceased The king and hrspait American prin cess Gevaldme were foiced 1o flee for their lives The Albanian loyal family came to England shoitly aftoi the fall of Fiance It was undcistood that the Brit ish foreign office has tionfencd with Zog since the htait of the ItrfloGiecian war but thusfai Biilisli leaders have any specific announcement of polity egarding Albania Fire Sweeps War Deportment Wing Predict No lowans JtaBeCallqd Into Service Nov 18 DES MOINES a state selective service officials Thurs day predicted that not a single lowan would be called into mil itarj service under the national conscription act Nov 18 And if the volunteer rite comes up to expectations they said it is piobablc that no lowans will he drafted in the first six months of army ex pansiDn Caplajn Garcth Braincrd act ing chief of the national field section of selective service said the Iowa quota under the Nov 18 fall has not vet been set The total for the whole nation is 30000 conscriptecs lionever I think you Pan safely count on that quota not being more than two men per local board lie said He was here Thursday to confer with Iowa officials Major O P Bennett estimated that there now Is an average of three volunteers per local board in Iowa and at least three more have signified their in tention of volunteering F R Approves Defense Area Housing Projects WASHINGTON 1KVIN BAtMIAX action The Weather FORECAST lOttA Iartiv cloudv show ers extreme cast early ThursfJav night cooler west ind central ThuisdJv night Friday fair risinjf tcnipcraliuc west MINNESOTA Cloiidj rain north and extreme east cooler southwest Thursday iiifhti Iri day fair and w armer IN MASON CITY GlobeGazelle v pjthei liCs Maximum i Minimum UcdncvLu night IT At 8 3 m Thuisdav tf Although Ihcic have bun fiosts K I P Chai lei Palmei dcfenc housing co ordinator announced Thursday that Piesident Roosevelt had ap proved immediate construction of housing in 63 vital dc fcnsl iicasjt with nf defense funds tnis fall iujne liav e qua they wento fuinish Other at my areas eithei weie fglloumg suit or planning to swing into aciioi bcfoso batuiday This fust scleitne call designed to bung 30000 young was in accoid with the wai dcpailmpnts pieviously an nounced plan of inducting ap pioxnnately that numbci of tiain CES into scmcc between Aov IB And DCL 1 Most if not all of this pioneer contingent expected to be filled by selective service vol unteers men who uant to take their years training Immed iatclj cxen though their con scription numbers may be so far down the list that tlics might not be railed for months or cars Stith vcluiitceis will be priority over all other icffistrjiils in being certified for service A second and niiinciiiilly laig cr cill loi sclcctne scivjcc icgis tiants it wns mduated will be fen incoming about Dec 2 With this call the strablr floxv of non volunteers was expected to begin Officials estimate that about I in eciv ao icgistianls be m umfoirn uhon llic fust yeu t fliiolrf yf is filled With the aimys timeUiblp m nund selective officials Uriil ofloi ts rjii gcl Report Japanese Lost 74000 in Campaign Efforts at Nanning CHUNGKING Cen tial Chinese newa agency rc poisted Thuisday that the Japanese campaign centering around Nan ning in Kwsngsi pvovince had cost the Invaders 74000 men through death Injury or illness The Jap aneSer were ployed about 114000 troopsinthe operations Kwangsi is notorious for its epidemics and illness was said to have been responsible for Ihe greatest havoc among the Jap anese Joiies Reds Report British Prevented Italians Landing at Crete MOSCOW UP British aid to Gjeece pi evented Italian landings on the islands of Crete and Cpifu Red Star official or gan ot the Russian dimy said Thuisdiy but it predicted an eaily fascist attempt to seize Coifti Red Star said that Italy is piepaiingnew opeiations aimed at the occupation of Coifu and it added that Butain is liymg ID stieiigthen its stiategic position in the eastein Mediteuanean SECOND IN CKASH DIES FAIRFIELD Nel son 73 of Fanfield died heie Wednesday the second victim ot an automobile accident near Lock ridge Tuesday The other victim Aithui Nelson 60 was no rela tive of Frank LOOK INSIDE FOR from F R Favors Priorities to LBritain mPlaneJEactories Declares England Will Undertake to Purchase 26000 American Planes Willkie If Elected Would Gear Output Far Above That Now 1 BOSTON Roosc ABOARD WILLKIE TRAIN vert has given his suppoit to a fcmouteto Camdcn N I mnniKnH uhjth Mid WendeU L Willkie tolda cheei ing nnn a Butain oidei 12 ciowd at Wilmington Dei Tbuis OUO moieAmencan planes and oy day that if he J elected mesidenl building up pi eduction capacity a British icqucst for IoSo help make the United States the i American planes would be in POWC1 m thc wolld 11 J production would be geaicd to a new high Speaking in blight sunshine to a crowd which filled city hall iquaie tho icpubhcan piesidenlial nominee quoted Piesident Roose velt ps saying he wanted sympa thetic attention to such a pioposal TAMES WARREN cnVBIJ Youth Involved in Murder Case Is Dead He selected a political speech in the Boston Garden Wednes day night to announce that he had asked the defense priorities board to give most sympathedo consideration to a British re quest for permission to order thc planes Wfirn Ihcse cudcis die api pioved he I hupe they will be would have tindei taken to pmchdse a tola of 20000 Amciicm planes and still moie new plant facilities would be needed The productive capacity tnc United States that I talk which has made it the greatest in dustrial country in the woild he said is not failing now It is going to make us itis making us thr skongest nu power in the world A capacity ciowd in the Guden sent up a loud cheei vvhpn he j added And that is not just a campaign promise The president returned In Washington for a speech at p mj C S TV Thursday dedi cathifi the National Institute of Health and a final brief inter lude In preelection campaign ing before traveling to Brook lyn for another political ad dress at the Academy of Music Friday night Thc Boston speech ended a day TW agsmst Joe Mal in which he campaifincd in up m Massachu necticut and Massaehusells which i have a total of 25 clectoml votes and appeared in Boston bcfoie ciovvds which Police Supeunten donf Eduaid J TVtllon cUmalcd at r00000 In this addicts ho denounced what he said vvas the recoid of republicanon farm legislation and angled out foi cuticism their If Its Joe Martin against Boss riynn the vote will be 93 to 1 he said with a smile In a parade through the area the candidate was Well wlio vonldn1 Will kie asked if ou elected me Piesident such a rcqucst Hill not even because it vill be SQ insignificant wilt lie turning out planes by the hundreds where vsc now are turning them out by ones Haveyou any doubt that Wen dell Willkie with thc confidence of American labor can do more than Franklin Roosevelt can to bung about peace and keep us off this mad of stagnation Willkie also devoted fmlhei paits of his talk to a discussion of Piesident Roosevelt saddress in Boston Wednesday night When he said he had heaid Mr Roosevelts speech by adio tlieic was booing flora the ciowd at the mention of thc president Don t trifle with a jjieat name thc candidate said I couldnt decide Wiilkie added whether he was running against Bruce Barton for senator in Now York 01 agsmst Joe Mar CANDIDATES IN lOWHRE HEARD Wilson and Valentine Make Talks MacNider Heard at Builington Bj THE ASSOCIATED PftKSS A cluiigc llwi John 1C Valen tine dcrhociaUinominee foi gov cinoi has been making mislead ing staterhents jelative to appio puatiom was made at Webster City Wednesday mglit by his publican opponent Gov George A Wilson At MurshalHown Valentine do dared thcie aie only five days left foi the Wilson Jdmimstiation to tell elderly people of Iowa whethei they aie going to get imothel CO cent inciease 01 ical old age benefit payments Wilbon contended that by plac ing he highway commission com meice commission and motoi ve hicle dopaitment under the bud get Ins administiatioil had ef fected an annual saving of 500000 rather than an increase of 6500000 as repeatedly ad vanced by the democrats Valentine said he favoied ex tension ond improvement of the old age benefit progiam but so fai jn the campaign my opponent has been so busy talking about filp economy lhil he lias foi gotten to say anything about the leal issues At Burlington liaiifuid Mc Nidrr of Mason told a ic liublictn inlly that I believe that a fire Amencin people can whip all the Emopem nations put to gether and what I Want to see next lanuuiy is an inauguration and not a coionatlon Much of Battle Rages in Torrential Rains Slowing Fascist Moves By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Oieelc coiinleirftUck of he besieged town of loanmni janma was icported lo have hrovvn back invadipg Italian loops on the northwest fiont Jhmsday with Gicck soldiers toimmg and iccaptuinig a lull V Dbpafchcs from Athens capij lal of Greece said Greek rlors rushed the hill under heavy fire and seized biff nuan tltlcs of abandoned arms and equipment This vvis inlinialitii hat the city of loanmna 3D miles inside the Gicck fiontiei was tin der siege Pleviously thiItalian hlgu command had icpoited only a fivemile thrust mtc that sectoi reaching to the Kalairvas uver The heaviest lighting along tlie whole 100 mile front much ot the battle laging in tonential tains and mud was icpoited in Hie loanmna legion Athens iald there was little change tn the line with ne Greek armies reinforced bj a steady flow of reservists still well out hi front of the main 56000000 Blctaxas line The Gieeks lepoited jp sistmg the Italian invasion so sm cessfully that Greece has decided she does not need Turkish help at least for the present Semiofficial QuarteWjjuHa kara capita at Turkey said Greece bad informed the Turk ish government that she can stem he Italian assault alone a icsult these quaiteli said UiUvcj will enter the louidnv BalUan bluiggle only in case uf a Hulganun attack on Gieece 01 if Juikey s nalioiial intdcsls aie en national chanmm and house lead ei Rcpiesentativc Joeph W Mai tin Ji whose home slate is Massachusetts J Republican campvtfii oirrtois iidiculfLis Mr ting copies of the constnption lot ot chrysanthemums which ordi narily bloom late have been to blossom out of doors this fall fov thc first lime in sevcuil years YEAH AGO Minimum t tcij mastei list of numbeis on ate diaft Ji they could tribucd to cvciy local selection io boaid in the nation The boards must have the lists in older to begin sending out llic iuosticm iniiics fium which thry will de termine what men U cull fur scivuo S U I Homecoming to Begin on Friday PAGE 12 Cornell Again Paces Nations Grid Teams SPORTS PAGE Wiilkie said that if the issue in the campaign wis whether Mr Booseveit lias a better trpe of campaign manager than t haxe I would jc glad to have the issue dctcrmincil bv the American people in a feu spots but there was vvrTsn thev surd those applause most ol the way drclaicd ciotudilc teajs oiei the plight contended icclcttioli of c Houses clt might bung uai o Apul on the baMt of his past The Amcucan fiimcis will not he doccurd he incited by pic tuics of old guaid candidates pat ting cov s and pitching hay in Jionl of moving Dictine carncioi Tho president cited republican votes which he said had been cast fn congress against the first and second agricultural adjust ment acts parity payments Uic slimp plan to distribute food tn llic necdv and commodity loans pcrfoi aod Team of Horses Dies FORT DODGE when his team ran over him Mi chael K Sullivan 54 county laimcr died in A hopital 1 hcic Wednesday Morgenthau Reveals Britain Ordered Many Freighters in US WASHINGTON fViSeueiaiv MoigcntHaii disclosed Thimday that the Biituh goiciiimcril has oideiecl a laisc numbei ol freight ships in this muiitiy The tieaoui liead said that la did not know whether the outeib involved constiuction of i new shipyaid in the United stucs Butish use iut added They juletuci a l numbci tf one i of height Ttic Pi I Thuidfiy Iiiit tin fiiiin Arntnciii nmuit disnissmK pKin foi of t luigc jssrmbb plant ttluth would be able lo hoidlc 28 keels simultaneously on a mass pi eduction basis h PL JUDGE MUNGEK DIES blOUX CITY Judge Hubert II MuiiRe W v no has been on the bench foi inc ls I jous died night folluvvms in opemlion While Ptemrei Mtisiolnns high Lommind icpnited fastcat legion had made a fivemile advance lo the Kalamas a diive ap paicntly aimed at the Greek ih dustnal city of loanmna 25 miles Gieek general staff sain the Itahm invariew had been held m check thioughout Wednes day jftei a slight vvuhctrawal on the northwest fiont accoidijig to 1 pieairanged plan Gieek tialegy it was was to hue Ihe asci1 columns into naiiow mountainous bottlenecks wheie Gicc shaipsliooteis on Ihe chlfs could poui down a inuidcious fne If In Ihe absence of any decisive successes the Italian press com plained that incessant heavy rams were hindering the fascist advance The Koine newspaper II JIcs sageros war correspondent said iiie rdliur Jud transformed the Into from which the mountain peaks emcigc dark and spectral Authoi itauvc m i li t a i y qllnl Icis m txindcil said uic Italia wui maihme hampered bv mud and tho piccipitqus gircn ten am JWO not icached the main Grecl hue Built by Picmici John John MeldAas the lines newl tonstitioted lortilications fnclndc cpncietc toils carthwoilts nirt chmcgun pillboxes baibod uuc taiil tinpt UlJtk Olltpost flgnijnjj Jilous the cnltie fiont vvas icpoilctl jn chvpulchcs London Imt iiitlionct quaitois said they luirt no mfoimalion On upoitedHiit jsfi tioop ldidmgs in Gieccc fleports from Salonika Greece siiU however that British Irooils maing under the JJUHS of British warships have alrcadj occupied seicril strategic Greek islands The Italian high coinmaiid iscist wttiplunos bombed loidcd tiunpahips t tho poil 01 atlas out ihc did Dot the tumps wcic BntKh Hrulcis B i 11 h new li patch irojn Siaiunili H4 Hussian planes have ai lived in Gicece in Ihe Usi few a iccentSovictGiccK i tmc Ttus uio Diolcsscd liienaship w itli liic RoinuBcrlin asi jowcls GrecceV small air force list IIIB an estimated to 150 planes was reported to have I struck Us first blov agiinsl the Italians swccjilnjr low In jnachinc sun Italian T   

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