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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 2, 1940, Mason City, Iowa                             NORTH IOWAS EDITED F HOME EDITION VOL XLVII THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH JOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITV THE BRIGHT SPOT FIVE CENTS A COPX MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY NOVEMBER 2 1940 TttlS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 20 ITALIANS BOMB MANY GREEK CITIES RAF Heavily Bombs Berlin Nazi Rases Push A9qinst Greece M X w K SURPRISE RAID CATCHES MANY ALONG STREETS At Least 26 Killed at Amsterdam Hits Made on Oil Targets BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BERLIN A surpuse attack on Berlin by royal air loice rajd cis shortly alter other British planes had bombed Germanheld Amsteidam caught thousands of Berhneis in cales and on the streets Friday night and set the capitals defense guns thundering m a volume not often equalled here A communique Saturday said at least 26 persons were killed in Amsterdam while several Bei lin civilians were killed and in jured if if The extent of damage in Ber lin was not Immediately dis closed but every phase of the raid was marked by intensive counterfire tbat indicated the Bauer of defense batteries had beett strongly The British came overat an unexpected eaily evening hour At some points the surpuse was EO complete that numbers of Ber Imeis were tuined away from public refuges jammed to over Weakening of Claimed by British BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A gradualweakening of German effort in the aerial siege of Britain claimed Saturday by the British air min istry news service even while other sources forecast a mech anized offensive by Italy on the Greek war front The Britishair ministry news service in a summary placed nazi plane losses at 2433 since the intensive air raids on Brit ain startedAug an average of silently more than ZOO planes a week for 12 weeks The air ministry estimated over 6000 German airmen have been killed or taken prisoner hi that period and declared Ger man losses in bombers and fighters were about 3 planes and 14 airmen for every British plane and man lost British pilot losses were placed at 353 Duties at U Taken Over by Handier IOWA CITY the ex citement and hubbub of home coming Vugil M Hancher Chi cago attorney Satuiday assumed the presidency of the Univeisity of Iowa ceiemony Dean Chester A Phillips who hai been acting fciesident said no foimal induction ceremony was held Satuiday because the inaug Uiation of a new Iowa president traditionally comes some weeks after the beginning of his tenuie The piesidentelect spoke at the homecoming mass meeting Fuday night piaismg the spuit of the fans and Iowa loyalty to the team and coaching staff Hancher a graduate of the university and a foimer Rhodes scholar was a guest of the Tri angle club faculty mens organ ization during the evening His assumption of the presi dency followed action by the state board of education at Vmton day Hemy C Shull boaid presi dent said that Hanchei who had not been expected to begin his duties until December was asked by the board to assume the pres idency asof today The motion Shull said was passed m executive session altci a lepiesentative the Alumni association was allowed a healing on new and vital information Thomas IV Keenan Shenan doah board mertiber aeportedly voted no on the motion Keenan earlier had asked that the election be rescinded Shull said mat on Oct 4 the board decided to ask Hancher to move from EVanfitofy III to lows City and begin his duties befoie December The presideVitelect Shull said had planned to attend homecom ing here and it was agreed that he would be inducted into office at that time flow and had to take shelter m doorways until a lull permitted to seek safer quarters or hurry home At one time early in the attack a Butisli plane via caught in honxVihghls and tycld thcie foi a minute ii io of hdiiovMUR lire but appal entry escaped The official communique made no mention of any plane being shot down A mihtaiy hospital at Amster dam vsas damaged severely the communique said Nineteen wounded German soldiers under going treatment there were re ported killed together vvrth seven Dutch residents m other parts of the city WIDESPREAD BOMBING ATTACKS REPORTED LONDON bombers attacked railway communications jn Bcilin 01 in Geimany and 15 airdromes in Germanoc cupied leiiitoiy oveunght the air inmistiy said Satuiday Swiss sourcesreported that foreign bombeis crossed the Alps southwardearly Saturday morn ing and weie seen returning later It was presumed the British Jlso were diiecling anothei laid at Italy after their attack for the first timeagainst Naplesearly Friday The laids an Germanheld au diomes caught several nazi planes on the ground the air ministry said and Sonic were seen tobe damaged The Krupp armament works at Essen and a factory near Gelsenkirchen vvere listed as other LABOR RALLY HERE SUNDAY Ed Breen Forl Dodge to Talk at Program in Armory Families of laboieis and their friends from all over North Iowa will join m the Labor for Roose velt lally at the local armory Sundayafternoon at oclock according to a committee of Mason City labor repiesentatives which is sponsoring the meeting Senator Ed Breen of Foit Dodge has been engaged as the mam speakei Special music is also being airanged foi according to Adam Heibenei of the Mason City Tiades and Labor as sembly will seive as mastei of ceicmome Also to be hcatd on the pto gram will be the following demo ciatic candidates Moigan McEn any foi congicss and Oscar John son of Kanawha for state senator as well as those who are seekmf county ices Mason City labor organizations embracing more thsfii 1500 mem bers and their families are spon soring the rally WILLKIE IS IN N Y TO CLOSE VOTE CAMPAIGN Declares Roosevelts Speech Designed to Stir Up Class Hktred NEW YORK declai ng that Piesident Roosevelts Siooklyn speech Friday night was designed to stir up class hatied and divide our people Wendell Willkie arrived in a rainstorm Saturday to close his presidential campaign at a Madison Square Jarden rally The republican presidential nominee whose special train has laid over on a New Jersey sld Ine for 24 hours reached Penn sylvania station at noon His ex act arrival time had not been announced and relatively few Bersons were In the station con Buttoning his topcoat aiound us neck Willkie smiled and waved as he walked through a Imp of policemen to his car He went at once to his campaign headquai ers to check ovei the filial draft of the speech he will make Satur day night In a statement Issued before leaving the nominee said Mr Roosevelts address Friday night was his fourth defense of his own ad ministration Saying Tins opponent that the republican ticket has the support of manjrr different ele ments of ouc continued The answer to that is obvious It is because oui paity is today the only one which offeis unity to the country In a desperate effort to block Couppee this movement of unity the thud1 knockec term candidate stooped to the use kicked of an alleged quotation which if clue 17 madev was discreditable This quo tation is supposed to have come from someone m Phjladelpuia having noconnection with the tional republican ticket Ml Roosevelt in IusBrooUn speech said A prominent leadei of the Philadelphia bar had been quoted in the New York Times as saying the presidents only sup porters are paupers those who earn less than a year anc aient worththat and the Roose velt family all too prevailing repub lican sentiment was described by the president as a direct vicious appeal to class hatied to class STRICTLY PRIVATE Theies something about a sol dier and theies something special about Puvate Petei Purdue Leads Iowa 7 to 6 at Half Time IOWA boilei makers had a 7 to 6 edge ovei the owa Hawkeyes at the half Satur day afternoon in a game played befoie a throng of 40000 home coming fans Rankm won the toss and chobe todofend the north goal Petty s kick was taken by Youel on the nine and he returned to his 31 picked up sev en around his own leftend On the third play Youels lack was tak en by Anderson on the Puiduo 12 and he ran to the 23 failed to am twice Andeison got 2 Diehl lut Petty after a yaid gam Green took Pettys kick on his own 30 and returned to Purdue 49 smashed to the 43 heen jumped over right guard or a first down on the 37Green lost 7 Gilleaid went to the 30 Couppee took Youels pass on the 25 and wined it to the 21 for an other fust down Gilleard lost i heeu gained 2 Two passes weie incomplete Pui dues ball made 3 Petty dived to the 27 Petty made 4 Petty s punt was paitly blocked by Emch Rankm caught it and was downed on the Puldue 43 Iowa Anderson took Youels kick on the fourth play on his own 10 and returned to the 19 Purdue Youel took Pettys kick on the tlmd play on his own 33 and returned to the Purdue 49 SECOND QUARTER kick on the thud down was fumbled by Petty The ball rolled over thegoal and Burk ett lecovered for Iowa and touch F R LASHES AT EFFORT TO HINT WAR INTENTION Cites Untrue Rumors Spread to Give U S Public Wrong Opinion ABOARD ROOSEVELT TRAIN ENROUTE TO CLEVELAND ft Roosevelt campaigned in uppei New York state Saturday charging the man ducctmg the icpublican national campaign with an action moie dangerous to our peaceful international re lations than anything that has ever been done m Washington by this government He said this did Jiot name told a pi ess con ference off 1he recoid but with pelmission foi repoiteis to spiead it aiound that the president of the United biatej has aheady started the Ameiican fleet west ward from Hawaii in the direc tion of the faj east and that as you know would be regarded piopcily as a hostile act by Tfauan and would lead us into ai And then this republican leader the piesitlent said in an informal speech at Koclidster N Y went on and said And the orders have Tieen issued that the day after election the whole of Hie United States fleet will proceed further westward out to the Philippines And Jhat ou know would be an act of against Japan Gilleards kick was blocked Gilleards kickoff was taken by Berto vvho fumbled into the end zone and was hit by a swarm of the 6 punted out of bounds on the Purdue 34 Ion long pass to incomplete Avion knocked down Youels pass Youel kicked out of bounds on the Pui ic 17 gamec two yaids Galvin s lack on the thud was downed on the Iowa 32 fumbled Youels quick kick on the 25 and he re covered on the 19 had gone west of Hawaii the thief executive said a falsehood had been peddled smreptrtiouIy to the pi ess by the dont quote me process The same facloiy he said had pi educed othei untiue lumojs tending to indKe the people be heve that this countiy is going to i Italian troops drivlne Into Greece from Albanian frontier 1 Jiave launched two attacks against defending Greek mountain troops Principal attack starting from Koritza apparently is aimed at Greek positions in ancient Plsoderla pass at the northern end of GreekAlbanian frontier This drive according to Belgrade sources apparently has as its immediate objective the Greek city of Fiorina capture of which would open way to Salonika The secondary drive isdimed at Janlna further to the south 1n the border area Rome sources claimed that Italian troops had reached the crossroad point of Kallbaki northwest of Janina Belgrade also reported that the water approaches to Salonika had been mined 2 bv British ves sels and that a steady stream of British supplj ships and transports Mere belli convoyed across the Mediterranean 59 ARE KILLED IN SALONIKA BY PLANE RAIDERS Greek Claim Lines Holding Firm While Fascists Boast Gains ATHENS GICOCC Wj The Italian an foiie ieumed ts al taiUs Giecte Satuidav bombing Cinei in Corfu island and the port of Pitlias where about 10 casualties caused About 50 bombs ueie diopped in the latest attack OQ Patias In another raid directed Sgainst Perama on the island of Mj tileife near tile Turkish coast all bombs were reported to have missed theii targets Athens also luid an an laid ataim of 20 minutes but its vvateheis biglited jio planet These attacks followed vvidc spiead laids in which the gov einment said nearly 300 Killed and wounded Fiiddy The sUatcgic Lily of Salonika lepmteci hairiest lilt m the sudden burst or icual waifaie With 59 kjled and 84 injuied in HULLGALLS FOR FR SUPPORT Scores Opposition or Misrepresentation of Established Facts WASHINGTON U j Ot StutcCordeli Hull Friday night urged the reelection of President t afaciting it would be a tiagedy i and of foieign policy aitilicially ueated to mislead the Your Mi Roosevelt voters tuined the election against Purdue Gahm nfled a to Berto on the 31 and a first down Youel took Gah kick on the 20 and he returned to the Iowa 20 Iowa Gilteard lost four yards Green picked up thiee Youel kicked to Beito on his own 23 and returned it to the 36 Purdue On a reverse Beito made nine befoie Gilleaid lan linn out of bounds Maher leplaced Moore at right end foV Iowa Snid Hes the heio armylife cartoon of the feature targets Attacks on Berlins railway communications Were described here and success ful Several stations and freight M yards were bombed it was claimed Two British planes failed to return STRICTLY PRIVATE which stait soon in this papei Pnvatc PUnk is orlc ol the thousands of Uncle Sam s neph ews who ate going to take a year of mihtaiy tiaming He may not be as blight as some of his bud dw but he makes up foi his I Q deficiency by his invariable good natuie and by his willing ness to ovei look his own mistakes Private to adjust himself to versa will and easytotake antidote for the serious business of peacetime con scription Peters slogan is Selec tive service with a smile STRICTLY PRIVATE is the creation of the nationallyknown newspaper artist Quin Hall army life and vice provide a humorous I could as well condemn the third term candidate and his uhole new deal parly for the irresponsible act of his oun sec retary in kicking in the stomacli a SCRFO policeman vvho was only doinjr his duty Willkie said I utterly condemn the al leged utterance of that Phila delphia lawyer just as tire third term candidate shoulft condemn the act of ihs secretary V whole purpose of the third term candidates speech was to stir up class hatred and divide our people That was the tactic of Lenin the strategy of Hitler and the preaching of Trotslcy Willkie heard the presidents speech by ladio on his campaign train paiked on a siding at Man hattan Transfei N J only a few miles from New York Just befoie Mi Roosevelt went on tlie an Willkie bioadcnst fiom G his private cai a talk contending uiuriau that neglect and abuse of the iutllel er picked up a fan down for Pur due Petty went to the Iowa 45 GaUm took Beitoi pas on the 41 and was pulled nut ot by Gilleard on the 23 Pettj bucUed to the 2 GiKm declaicd sab this lounliv is not going towar And I feel quite cer tain that the good people of Ro chestei ale going to icsent un founded chaiges like the good neople in eveiy state in tile na tion Tuesday 5 He spoke on a no war theme both at Rochester and a bit later at Batavia and he said he did not have a finger on the trigger Then hii special train rolled into Buffalo at noon and lie brolse the rail trip with a motor inspection tour of plants mak ing righting plane and steel if The piesident was heading for foi anothei political addiest Satuiday night with an infoimal talk scheduled EDO Pa in the into aflcinuon for nearly JO Tn Ins fust political speech of the cam paign Hull as sailed the op Tor j e s o i 11 n g to mimtopi ela tion a cleat record and mis representat i on of established acts jconcem nig Ml Roose velts foieign policy To thiow fiiebiands of hysteua into Die clectoml campaign at one of the most ciuual moments in the hitoiy of the nation may veil jeopjidve the safety of the coun tiv he said Todav the balance of advan tage lies with continuity of ualion This is nr time The Weather FORECAST IOWA Fair and slightly war mer Saturday nhjht Sunday In ev easing cloudiness followed by light rain extreme In aft ernoon or at night MINNESOTA Partly cloudy scattered light showers north east Saturday nhjlit Sunday In crcaslnir cloudiness occasional rain west not njuch changrc in temperature IN MASON CJTY statis tics Maximum Friday sir Minimum Friday 35 At 8 a m Saturday 3 YEAH AGO Maxilnum Minimum 2f Snowfall trace Extended Forecast CHICAGO Weathci cast for the period 1 to Nov 6 inclusive Upper Mississippi peiature will aveiage near 1101 inal Satluday and Sunday be coming stationary by Sunday ovei noithem Minnesota Tailing tiejid Minnesota and Wisconsin Monday and Tuesday and clsc vvheie Tuesday and Wednesday TeiTipciaUne jieai or below noi mal last ol peiiod Pi capitation light about avciage ot slightly he ld Greece Expected BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Authorised military sources in London said fascists were mor Inir mechanized tanks armored cars and artil Albania toward the western coastal zone of Greece and they expected a blj scale drive to follow Ihc battle outposts under since Mon daj foui laids Friday The govern ment said geneially no military target was hit and charged that alf the laids weie directed agtun1 civilian Fouileeii persons were killed and 10 Larisa while eight were killed and 87 injured m five raids oh Corfu a communique said the Tcvslsh fluarter an Italian school and illnics were bombed A Catholic rhurch said to have been Jiil at Salonika Othei utics which felt tne might of the fascist an aim weie Canei dele where sis died Pnaeutile poit of Athens Coi inth fllctsovon IVfcgairt Kastoiiri Thebes Milea Peiama and Rc timo Cicle the Lpini disli ict in tlir 1101 invest the Kalians dioppcrt pamphlets declaims the invaders had good dispositions tovvaid the Greeks and uould leaped then women tiaditions and cus toms The tiny Greek an force pitched in to ud the nations 5iaid fighting gioLind foicesT bombing and stuf ing fascist tioops vvhoicver they coutd find them mountainous atea GieekAlbantan bolder as biought down on the sis Emch hit Petty on the foui Petty went over foe a touch down Iowa 6 Fuidue 6 Galvms placekick was good Scoie Pui due 7Iowa 6 THt UNELFS Pcmt Walker Hawkfns KiDhl Snirfcr Enifh Burnett Couppce t LT LG c RG FIT HF OB LI I RH FB Rant in Nttt Tjmperman Combi Sincrke Carler Andprsoii Peltv aviation industry by the new deal would pi event Ameucan factones from pioducmg 50000 planes an nually for a peiiod of Similary he contended it will ake years to fill orders for British planes in the United States V We must arm Britain With planes not disarm her with political speeches he said In his statement Saturday the lepublican nominee said Mr Roosevelt attempted to defend his record of continually unbal anced budgets and astionomical expenditures by citina the abnor mally low interest rate atwhich some government notes recently were sold umpire Anthdni Klines head Imesman J j Ljpp chi Predicts Willkie to Get Generous Majority IUONWOOD Mich Ilurja political analyst credited vvrth inspiring James Farleys foiecast m the 1936 presidential i li0 Pledicted Saturday that Wendell Willkie would win by a generous majority Hurja in a radio address Friday night urg ing Willkies election said indica tions even point to a landslide for the republican candidate Hur ja is editor the Pathfinder magazine A few minute latei the tiain made an unscheduled stop at Ba Roosevelt said tavia where Mi to a station ciowd You know that your admin istration is seeking through arma ment to provide an adequate de fense against every possible at faek You know that youi ad ministration is seeking as it has for man many years the vva of peace and you Know that youi administration intends to keep you out of vai He lode into tipslate New Yoik on the way to eland loi anothei major political after telling a dcmouatic umfu1011 and He iaid thai ueation of an ade quate defence is oui country s fast and foiemost task Suth a defense he bard calls for a gov ernment willing to leahze and face dangers confionting the na tion and capable of tellrng tlic na tion of those dangeis CJndci the Piesi dent Roosevelt he taid this cowiliy hi a goveinmenl Its lecoid it an open booK Theie are no secret commitment md no en lmglfincuts in he quancls of foreign countries in the wild along the r low Minnesota and Wisconsin oci iscbangr Tclegiajjh Britain cumng batuiday again Monday agencv said GiccL planes 01 Tuesday Little ui no pepcipir Mastid it nui Italian audtours lation southern Illinois at Albania destiovmj no and damaging thp othci Tle j ujKjit added Dint GieeK tioop 1 fighting at closi qiraiteis with cold steel iiad occupied a sliategc height doininating Km Another British news agentv rieiilcis a siinilar MIC cess abseiting that the defendets had stormed and captured an rm Sfjgffd Albanian area embracing seveial In all seitois of the front vhcre IhcV have not actually succeeded in pushing the jltal ians back the Greeks sairt the defenders were holding firm the official Italian npv agones icpeatcd the fiscicl claim that the Greeks veip ic ing within the icpiiblican paity between the extreme icartionary and the ladaal elements ot this countij Each of those elements M I Senato Roosevelt said seeks dictator ial ends and may bring a threat to the future of democ racy In this country I am very certain be de clared that the rank and file of patriotic republicans do not the nature of this threat I Wagner Claims Clique Captured GOP Control They should remember and imi Wagner New Yoik Ftidny night lecom mendcd the of Pici dcnt Roosevelt to keep out of what he descubcd as ic pubhcan leadeis who yeain for IOWAS FIRST HUOTA IS 222 Adjutant General Grahl Expects Number Will Be Filled by Volunteers DES MOINES General Charles H Giahl said Satuiday he expected Iowas fnst quota undei the selective service act 222 men would be filled by volunteers Major General P P Bishop of Bcfiinmne NO T lulds Lollclucied Ciicck tcmtoiv sfjirgHaSs post m groups or 74 1 day rPl JeUcatmg Giahl said he didnt tlnnk it ru i vvoulrf be rh l ll nr the rctuui to the fleshirots of He told a democrat ic rally a clique of power ful and cynical men have captured the icpublican leadeiship from the ILIMUJJIULT ana me patnotic ianK and file of party must remember what the col membership The campaign laborattve itndeistanding between foi the secunty and wellbeing of communism and nazism has done the people he said cannot be to the processes of demociacy ouRht v ilhout abroad land sinceie leaders champions order mimbci essity to employ Hie ii because of lie num ber of men vvho have they would volunteer REPORT SLIGHT QUAKE LOS ANGELES earthquake which appaiently did no damage was reported at 659 oclockFriday night in Redonclo vvotKing svMftty to piepaie Beach Inglenood Compton Santa cooneintion with the Giceks Monica Hawthorne Huntmgton Park and Hollywood cntlv fiom sides of Albania and fiom the Dodecanese islands in the east ern Mcdilcuanean which foreign abeiiera behoved might be an ob jective in the none future ot the British fleet Rcutcis said Butiiii naval of ficers had arrived at Athens and a niimbci of Gieek islands and Iowa Purdue Final The Butivh picis naval OHesRoncIent in London Minnesota Northwestern Final Illinois Wisconsin m Indiana Ohio State Final Notre Dame Aimy Final   

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