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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 8, 1940, Mason City, Iowa                             NOF DAIL EDITED HOME EDITION VOL XLVII THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOVVANS NEIGHBORS ASSOCIATED PRE FIVE CENIS A COPY MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY NOVEMBER 8 1940 MASON CITY THE BRIGHT THIS PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS ONE NO 25 BRITISH GET HALF OF U S OUTPUT INCREASED GOP STRENGTH FOR TUSSLES SEEN Many Demo Policies Will Face Determined Opposition in Congress WASHINGTON Resurgent republican stiejigUi leflectcd in the steadily growing totals of Tuesdays presidential vote pre saged Friday some stiff political tussles over domestic issues m the months ahead As new tabulations swelled President Roosevelts third teim vote to greater propoitiOns and si multaneously raised Wendell L Willkies record republican ballot total it became increasingly clear that on many policies the demo cratic administration m the next four years would face a more de termined and enthusistic opposi tion than it has in the last eight f Whether that legislative con flict would center entirely on controversies already familiar or whether new elements might appear lyasstill a matter of con jecture pending declarations of intentions by the leaders of both parties President Roosevelt gave no in dication in his campaign of con templating a major program new legislation ior submission to the next congress in January On the contrary all his utter ances tended to discount such ex pectations In effect he told the voters that his first term had been given to launching what he con sidered necessary reforms his sec ond term bad been devoted to con solidating his Jorwardingthose accomplishmems while helping the nation weather the gieat world storm now i aging The fiist broad new statement of republican to be made since the election will be given by Willkie Monday night in an addrefs broadcast fiom New York WiUkies decision to addiess the nation recalled the one made by Gov Alfred E Smith in 1928 after Herbert Hoover defeated him ior the presidency Smith at that time urged lus suppoi ters to cocperate with the Hoovei administration but called upon the demociauc pariy to remain alive and vigor ous Latest tabulations oE the election iesuJts meanwhile this pic ture the standing of the tvvi candidates with 120444 voting units already counted out of 127245 President Roosevelt Carried 38 states with a total electoral vote of 449 His popular vote stood at 36265134 Wendell L Carried 10 states with a total electoral vole of 82 His popular vote stood at 2r781102 The lepubhcan icaction to this total the highest ever won by a republican candidate was summed up Thmsday by Joseph W Martin Jr chairman ot the pailys na tional committee Announcing for national unity and for a strong defense ho said it is our purpose to take full SOVIET PARTY WELL ATTENDED uii Improvement in U S advantage ot thenew and pro Russian Relations gresswe leadership and support i i that has come to us in this cam UDServed by Diplomats paign We shall stipport the president1 he added when not in confhc which we fought in this crusade1 To this he that in 1942 will elect a publican congress and piepare lh way for a gi cater victory in 1944 SHERIFF HUNTING STOLEN CATTLE J 3 Head of Western Stock Reported Taken From Lake Sales Barn Sheiiff Tim Phalen and his dep uties are looking for 13 head of nllll white faced western cattle re Constantino Oumansky m an ef the Pedelty fort to obtain a closer working were branded and weighed 650 pounds each The cattlewere shipped in from Colorado and were valued at about S800 Tracks of a truck showing that it had been backed up to the barn en Washington Gives F R Welcome President Rwpsevelt only man ever to be elected to a third presidential term received ihi arclain WILLKIEWILL British Ship j SPEAK MONDAY 20000000 Supporters of Plans for Future NEW YORK U BAVendell L Willkie began woik Friday on a message to the more than 20000 OOOpersons whovoted for him on the role he believes they should play in President Roosevelts third leim He gave eveiy indication that he would be as un usual as a defeat e d presidential nominee as he was as a candi date He obtained 30 minutes on all three NBC CBS and M Monday to tell the nation which would not elect him presi dent how he intends to continue a ciusade for governmental poli cies which differ in mqny respects from those advocated by air Roosevelt whom the voters gave another term WASHINGTON lct matic officials Friday legarded the with the great principles for large attendance of American gov wch we ernrnent representatives at Thurs the prediction day nights Russian embassy le ception as a cleai indication that Sov letAmerican eolations aie def initely improved A few months rgo Soviet and Amei LI an offi i laK weie on little better than baie speaking terms Relation have been improving steadily how ever and Un dersecretary of State Siimner Welles has held WELLES frequent e o n fcrences with Soviet ported stolen from tne Pedelty fort to obtain a closer working auction barn at Clear Lake Wed agreement between the two Coun D J M L D 1 nesday night tnes Band Members Back Sheriff Phalen said the cattle Welles and his wife headed the f r 1 A ughed about American governments delesalTOm Uame at I A M t cattloworr tion to Thursday nights reception held in celebration of the 1917 Russian revolution Many officials of the btntc War and navy depart ments thenational defense com mission and other governmental agencies were among the more than 900 persons who jammed the building to were reported by Sheriff Phale who believes it might be the work of an organized gang since similai lepoi ts been made over the 1 pilntial counliy Sinking Asks NEW YORK freighter Empire Dorado radioed Friday that she uas sinking slowly about 300 miles west ol Ireland and that there veie aboard Mackay ladio picked up this message Sinking slowly No mejiis of getting a wa y All lifeboats smashes Two rafls still along side Help urgently requested Casualties aboard Latitude 557 north1650 west LOTHIAN have resulted in an agieement in puJlciple under which an emer decision might be governmnts gency defense taken by the three jt sboit notice CHAMBERLAIN GRAVELY ILL Wife Reveals Former Prime Ministers Strength Is Failing LONDON VPt Mrs Neville Chambeilam wife of the foimer prime mmistei sent this message to the London piess FucUy Mr stiength has been failing the last few days and he is giaveiy and ChalnbciLun 71 is United Stnles battle fleet to be in the countiy vtheie lie has been icsting since lus leaisnaj tion Oct 3 as lord president of the council He lebigned as piimc minister May 10 giving to Wm ston Churchill the ddy Germany began her drive into the low lands and France DISCUSS USE OF NAVAL BASES T Resume Negotiations After Lothians Return LONDON UP Negotiationo for AnieiicanBntjshAustrahan defense coopeiation m the Pacific are to bo resumed when the Marquess o Lothian now ir Gieat Britain ireluins Io hii posv as Bntish ambassador a Washington i w a sr believe Friday Reliable In iormants as re poited by th United Pr e s s say that nego tiations alread It would not be surprising in epolts to oimnnfs nrtrisri irTrfJ offensive foimants added Fiiday that if without formal advance commit ments an understanding had been NAZIS DECLARE LARGE BRITISH CONVOY IS LOST Report 15 to 20 Ships Destroyed by Surface Warships in Atlantic BERLIN surface warships operating on Britains ital north Atlantic supply lane rom Canada and the United States were reported Friday by the high command to have de stroyed a British con oy consisting of 86000 tonsof ihippiug The communique did not amph y the announcement but in Jormed quuitets said that Die convoy was made up of fiom 15 Io 20 commercial vessels and that all the tonnage destroyed was commercial The convoy was said Io have been heavily guarded by Bntish wai ships SOS messages fiom two Brit Ash merchant vessels three days ago indicated that attack took place about midway between lie land ani Newioundland They leported that one oJ Geimanys pocket battleship was shelling thern With the scuttling of the pocket battleship dabs Leader Admiral Gi af Spee in Montevideo haiborlast December Germany is known to have only two of the pocket battleships left the Luetzow and Admiral Scheei These 10000ton vessels mounting 11inch guns and capa ble of 26 knots wcie designed under naval limitations to out gun any cruiser and outrun any battleship The Geiman radio declared that the following conclusions attach of the German units was made with striking quickness because fiom the other ihips sunk not even SOS signals wete caught by Amcucan ladio stations a false feeling of jecuiity the leadeis the convoy had not icckoned dangcis from at tacks in this pait the Atlantic ocean confidence in the scope of Biilish naval pi election thus has been solely destroyed The bioadcasl sjid that the Geiman success had caused con sternation in British admiralty circles A London dispatch how ever said that British authorities vefused to comment on the Ger man claim Tnfoimed German quaiters elatedly commented that Gei many had dealt a hard blow to Britains vital Norlh Atlantic lifeline supply loute from Canada and the United States For the past two days Geiman epolts ve tod a growing Greeks Declare Italian Big Push Has Been Repulsed Declare Gains Have which in certain contin gencies would make the enlne Singapoie and Aushahan bases to the NEVItLE CHAMBERLAIN Is Gravely Hi Members of the Mason bus trom the Fovt Dodge game about la in Hatuiday moinmg Caileton Stewai bnd dncctoi aid Fiiday The buses will take the band member to tlie music cathai instead of slopping at Ihe bus 21 KILLED IN AIR CRASH IN BRAZIL Transport Plane and Military Ship Collide Over Botofogo Bay RIO DE JANEIRO tyone persons weie killed Fiiday when a twmenginecj tianspoit ptane of the Biazilian V A S P line collided with 1 mal advei tismg plane and fell into Botofogo bay The clash ocLiuicd J Ihe big tiansport was taking off from Santos Dumont aiidrome While it plunged into the water in full view of thousands along Rio de Janeiios walerftont the small plane plummeted into a house and was so battered that the bodies of its thiee occupants could not be removed immediate ly Of the 18 killed on the tians port three were crew membeis and 15 were passengers including Hernandez Sata the Cuban minis ter to Brazil and Evendro Chagas a Biazilian scientist well Jcnown in the United States A spokesman for the aviation authority said that despite lescue cffoits all aboard the V A S P plane were killed and is bodies have been recovered V A S P airlines began opers uons about Ihiee yeais ago German and pilots Re cently it had been iisiug Brazilian pilots and acquiied modem tidnsports built in the United Stales against Bntish shipping as a supplement to the counterblockade by Uboats and surface jaideis Geimans boasted that their planes had canied their leeent attacks moie than 300 miles wet of Ireland into legions whcie hitheito the enemy felt safe The high command bait lhat Biitish naval foices which tried to appioacli the IMandeis coast under cover of darkness had been diiven off by naval and aimy ar tilleiy Commons Not Meeting in Parliament House NEW YORK house of commons has abandoned tempor arily the house of parliament and is meeting in another place a Biitish wireless broadcast picked up by the Columbia Broadcasting Systems Hitenmg sta tion revealed Friday The house of parliament i a conspicuous bomb The Weather FORECAST IOWA Mostly cloudy Friday night and Saturday scattered light showers Friday night and In east and central portions Saturday warmer east Friday night colder north west Saturday MINNESOTA Cloudy occa sional light showers northeast warmer southeait Friday night Saturday partly cloudy and cataer snow flurries extreme north IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statis tics Maximum Thursday g Minimum Thursday nljht 26 At 8 a m Friday jj YEAR AGO Maximum 32 Minimum 24 Been Made Against Invaders in Center By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Gieek all dloiig the JOO mile Balkan war fiont wete leportcd by Athens Fiiday with Italys big push m the north west lepulsed and oilier Italian columns tin own back m the cen ter and northeast Reports from the ancient Hel lenic capital said Important gains scored in ihe center sector around Koritza where 30000 Italian troops were re ported trappea under the shell fire ot Greek mountain guns Remnants of the Italian imasion columns in that aiea aie now being encucied the Athens ic portssaid Dispatches from the nearby Jugoslav border said lighting in the northeast was intense with heavy artilleiy action on both hides Big foimations of fascist bomb ing planes were reported attacking Greek troops east of Ihe Koritza Phloima highway and pounding Greek mountain fortifications in the Pibodeu pats Three Kalian du isions armed j with far supenor equipment wete reported pitted against sev ej Greek divisions Advices the battle zone said the Greeks Indian style guerilla tactics yiere making sharp inroads against the massed Italian mechanized on slaught V Piemier Mussolinis high com mand gave a sevenword desciip tioti of the fascist the west in the 12dayold conflict Operations are proceeding on the Epirus official immiquesaid terselytmittmgaH mention of actual troop gains or losses The Greek high command said flatly tliat Italys mechanized forces attempting to knife thiough Ihe Melaxas defense line m a drive toward loannia had been lepulsed by Gieek artilleiy and antitank guns The situation is thoroughlysat isfactory a Greek government spokesman declared j the Greeks had acknowledged a slight retreat while the Italians said they had crossed the Kalamas river and left it behind in the thrust to ward loannia In Istanbul the semiofficial Turkish radio said the Italian failure in Gieece might open the wayto axis action in presumably to strike at Salonika via Jugoslavia Reports from ILa Unea Spain saidheavy gunfire was heard In ihe Mediterranean shortly after 14 British men a battleship two cruisers eight destroyers tivo submarines and an aircraft Gibral tar harbor Details of the action were not immediately Toitncoming HEAVY ATTACKS BY AIR ARE CONTINUED The Geiman lugh command acknowledged that RAF war planes attacked some towns m the Rhinp province duung Die night damaging houses killing and wounding an undisclosed number The Royal Air Force sub jected the great Krupp arma ment works at Essen to an ex ceedingly heavy bombardment during the night the British re ported and also hammered at nazi Invasion ports air dromes and oil targets Geiman night lairieis again scatteieri bombs ovei a neii of England conccntidiing then j attacks as usual on London The i Bntish government sud damage1 had been done to public utilities private homes and business piop Thc laids weie less pin longed thm on lecent night houevei tapenng off shoitly aft er midnight Casualties weie said be comparatively few LOOK INSIDE FOR SEXATOR GILLETTE Asks for Samples of Vicious Pamphlets PAGE 2 Maher Out of Line as Hawks Meet Huskers SPORTS PAGE HITLER TALKS TO OLD GUARD Speaks on Anniversary oi Beer CetlarJPutseh Reports News Agency x BULLETINS BERLIN Wj Hitler old old guard imis in Munich Friday night Die fight will be continued until vie eiifl It bv our victory said1 the German wireless In a broadcast report of his speech if if NEW YORK Brit ish radio claimed Friday night in a broadcast heard bv CBS that Britain air attack threats prevented Gentian stations from Biding a direct broadcast of Adolf Hitlers Munich speech BERLIN Hitler FM day addressed a select gioup of the old guard of the party m the famous Lowenbiau cellar at Mu njch on the occasion of tlie seven teenth anniversary f thd nazi bcei cellar putsch the official news agency DNB iaid Dr Alfred Rosenberg Gestapo Chief Heinrlch Himmler nazi treasurer Franz Schwarz Gen Adolf Hueltnlein anil other party and military leaders flanked dcr fuehrer as he spoke to the jammed hall The meeting rviidlv dif fcientiated fiom ycai DNB The hill nuclei cly dcco laled with xnastikris hung JtieHU lar aiound tlie Onginal plans to Hit lers hpeech appaiently cilled off It was announced lalei that any lepoi ts of the speech woujd be ieleased through DNB Stationed aiouhd the paltfoim from which Hitler spoke woe members of the shock troop Adolf Stosstrtrf Adolf Hitler Relatives of tnoSv killed in the onginal putsch in 1923 together with relatives ot the victims of last yeais bombing had seif of honor m the centci of the hall LIST INCLUDES PLANES OTHER DEFENSE ITEMS Negotiations Approved for Order ofl 2000 Additional Airplanes WASHINGTON Wl The pn oiitie boaid announced Friday that the Bntish pmchasmg com mission would be permitted to negotiate orders with the Amoii can aviation industiy for an addi tional 12000 planes The action was announced shprllv after President Roose velt old his presi conference he had established a rule ot thumb policy whereby Britain and Canada would be supplied 50 per cent of American defense items now coming off factory lines including large bombers anil other things needed both here and abroad Mi Roosevelt did not go into details of his interpretation of tule of thumb The dictionary defines tuth a policy as loughly piaclical lathei than scientific The 12000 planes the board said will be built in existing plants and in olhei facilities now developing Gieat Britain ahcady has or deis in effect in this countiy for 14000 planes President Roosevelt said m his Boston campaign ad dress last week At the sime time he announced that Britain had asked peimfsbion to older 12000 additional He said then that he had asked the defense commis sions priorities board to give most sympathetic consideration in the request TheTJoaJtf said Mday it intended under plans now being devised to gear construction of the Butish planes to Amencdii piodueticm in such a way as to prevent jnteifeience wait Ameu raii defense requirement Centerville Veteran Bums to Death When Home Catches Fire CENTERVILLE Stearns 44 Woild waiveteran burned to death at his home north west of here shortlybeforenoon Friday Stearns an invalid since the var was alone in the house at the time When the fire was dis covered neighbors broke into the house but Stearns apparently had died of burns andsuffocation On previous occasions he was rescued injury when neighbors put out fires started by his cigarets The question of delivery pn nrlties is being studied the hoard said In a brief formal statement They will be fixed at approprale times as produc tion progresses if If ii Tlieie was nn announcement to when ihe ilupa might be leady for dehveiy At his fust pies coufeicnte Mnce lie uis elected to a hud leim Mi Roosevelt also lepoi ted tljat Arneiicau and Mexican anny officers iive camcd on convei sations icgaidmg join similai to those with othCL Latin Ameiican counlues The cluef executive said thit hei elofore m icgaici tt defense items needed both by the United Stales and Gieat Britain this irmnttv was soiling to Britain about 4r pei crnt of oin neu pio duction mrt letaining about 01 porccnt here Making plain that llierp fluid be some exceptions to his lulc of thumb policy the presi dent said that generally speak Jng Britain woulfl get half of needed munitions and olhpr armaments and that tills would apply fo large bombinp planes now coming off the line For a while he said the United States might need more than 5t PCI cent oE some items and less in others The picsicicnt said the question about division nf nnpoitant de fcnsc itemwill Britain and riiiidj iinc up nbout three or 1 foii ago He said he lair i ilnv n Ins iule of thud policy then butemphistijed tlicie would be i He said there hirl been nndp i Fuday the vv Br dcpatmcnt had tnoio WmpathctJC abandoned plans for the establini ment of a seven coips aiea tiainj ing center in south centval Iowa and would esUbhh tlip centci Goodwin Says Plans for Camp in Southern Iowa Area Abandoned iear Rolla Mo instead said he rcceiyed this information from Brigadier General Eugene Reybtdd assistant chief of staff m charge of the supply section In ability to obtain a satistactoiy water supply at the Iowa site was LxrjlmuiiK thp cotninission puoutics biiard doing nt this time Mr Roosevelt said it uis not considering ordeis on completed articles such as an aiiplfine but only UUmg up pri oiities for component paik of ai ticlcs ot which more might be the reason for its abandonment Goodwin said Hc said Ihe boaid was I into manufactui ing facilities labor and the assembly and ahn fiKuunK on possible shortages nf materials RITES TO BE SATURDAY TORT MADISON services will be held Saluidav luur was con afternoon for Mis S W Milchrllcicd Thmsdai e added and the wife of the founo cdtcn of conclusion walien their Soit Madison Evening Demon HI would no ingot shoitase this uhn niprl d I Mis law The steel situationwas conid   

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