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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 14, 1940, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HARUON E R HIST MEM a ART j DEPT OF IOWA COMP OES UOINES I A HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT VOL XLVII ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS FULt LEASED WIRES FIVE CENTS A COPX MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY NOVEMBER 14 1940 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 30 AXIS AGREES ON SPHERE FOR REDS British Again Blast at Italian Base RAID BERLIN AS HITLER MEETS WITH MOLOTOV At Least 3 of Englands Aircraft CarriersAre Now in Mediterranean By ASSOCIATED PItESS Biitis wai planes heavily bombed the heart of Berlin where Adolf Hitlerwas conduct ing mysterious secret negotiations with Russian Premier Vyachcblaff Molotov London repoited Thurs day and struck another success ful blow at Italys big naval base of Taranto x Dispatches ftom a British bat tleship off laranto said loyal navy bombeis attacking by moon light blasted at Tarantot inner defense in the lust raid Monday raght leaving one great Italian warship aflame and two otheis beached or half sufameiged Aerial torpedoes and high ex plosive bombs crashed against Ibe fascist men owar the dispatches said and bheets of fue leaped from the 35000 ton cribed by Italians as the fastes warship in the world Pilots lepoited that files burs iiom the other damaged battle ships both belonging to the 23 622 ton Cavour class with om of them left half under water and the other beached From London it was reported that at least three of Britains slant alrcrift now operating in 4hoMediterranean with the fleet air arm com manded by Kear Admiral Ar thur Lumlcy St Lyster Iionically Admnal lister is a cavalier of the Italian order of the Crown appoirttediti rec ognition ol the World vvaiser vices The British air ministry said RAF bombeis raiding in the face of extremely adverse weather showered explosives on Berlins Schleslscher railroad1 station and the Grunew aid Ferry Aground in Lake Storm Tile Pcre IVIarquetie railway car ferry City of Flint vUth four passengers and a crew of 43 was run aground in the sands of the beach at Ludington Mich duringa severe storm on Lake Michigan Here coast guardsmen are shown after they had attached a breeches buoy to the vessel tual trust and led to mutual ac cord on all important questions of interest to Geimany and the U S S R Informed quarters in Berlin said that as a result of the Hitler Molotov conveisations it now was up to Britains friend Tui key to decide whether she would join the axisproclaimed new or der in Europe TURKEY WELL NOT i BE TAKEN UNAWARE In Ankara a high Tmkish of Iicial said bluntly that if any de cision at Berlin was un favorable to TuiKey this nation will not be taken unaware Tlie official Turkish radio de clared the RomeBerlin axis pow ers were in a hole because of Italys mv abion of Greece and that Berlin navingIailed to help fiom Fiance and Spamv is now Uyiifg to win aid horn Hussia1 In ihe 18iiayold Balkan war 51 Sailors Missing After Worst Lake Storm Recorded Icy Blasts Again SwfeepNctrtkPartof Nationv 108 Dead By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Icy blasts again swept tlie north ern sections of the nation Thurs day with temperatures ranging fiom freezing to below zeio but i leliel was m sight j The weathci bureau foiecast 1 ing temperatures in flic plain i states by Thursday night or Fri day CAPTAIN TELLS OF VICTORY BY GREEK FORCES Declares 2000 Cut to Pieces Italian Army of 20000 BULLETIN SOFIA from Ath ens reported Thursday night Ibat Greek troops have broken through Italian defenses in the coastal sector and arc advinc iiir northward after 48 hours of stiff fighting Bv MAX HAKRELSON ATHENS 20000 ot talys finest mouritameei Uobps vho matched gnly into Gveece on Oct 28 weie cut to pieces and oiited by a compaiatwe handful of 2000 Greeks m an eightday lattle which began on the SOtli i wounded Gieek captain declaicd Thuibday The captain 37 year old Panos Kjriakou propped up in a hospital bed to tell his Homeric talc said his men tolled SI miles through the Plndus moun tains in a continual downpour of rain far two days to make victorious contact with the in vaders If If y The Italians weie caught flat footed he iaid and from that moment the stoiy was one oJ deadly Gieek bayonet charges up ciaggy slopes of closequaiter combats with ritles and machine guns in ravines and passes and of a pamcky Itdlial jetreaf On NoV 6 Greek reinforce ments took over the job and the weary 2000 got a vest Hcic in pait is CapUin Kynt kous account of the savage battle The encounter took place Oct 70 in the eaily Cerro Gordo Draft Boards Receive First Call for Men Local Officials Expect Call for 2 Each to Be Filled by Volunteeis LOOK INSIDE FOR MERCURY WILL filSEFRIDAY But Subzero Readings for North Iowa Are rp i M i oa 30 m lc eaiy moijnng on rOlCCaSt Ihursday INlght Mount Goumau peak 5900 fee D I high west of Mount Smohka and if if Few details were available on 1he new attack at Taranto where eailier this week the British ioya navys air arm reportedly ciippicd half of the Italian navys batlle thips Infoimation officially leceived in London shows that a success ful attack was made by RAF bombers Wednesday night on the docks and harbors at Taranto a brief communique said AH our aircraft returned safely Italy issued a denial of Brit ish claims that half the fascist capital ship strength was dis abled dcclmihg Ue report FRENCH FLAKE UP WITH RESENTMENT Meanwhile an open fiaie ot ic Eentment against GcrmanyB treat nicnt as a conqueior was voiced by the French goveuiment Thuis day in a foimal protest against tne the Greeks reported that Italys invasion army was retreating from tlie Pindus mountain sec tor ifi the center of the 100 mile front to escape being cut into segments by advancing Greek Infantry Athens dispatchessaid counter attacking Gieek troops weie movang rapidly fonvaid jn the Epnus sectoi in the northwest Vhere the Italians had diiven soine distance into Greek temtory along the Ionian sea Picmier Mussolini s high com mand mentioned the GreekVvar briefly in its daily communique In fhe Epuus sectoi out local iictioiWhovcbeehcarried out sucr LCssIully in the Kalibaki one A few enemy attacks in the zone 10 miles inside Albania iijve been completely lepulsed with the aid of the ur foicc which hit enemy tioops m the Meanwhile the number of known dead In Ihe storm rav aged areas reached 108 not in cluding 51 missing sailors Eighteen sailors were known to have perished in Lake Michigan during the weeks storms Hopes of finding the missing uewmen weie viitually abandoned Crews ofboats thatrode out the gale termed the stoim the vvoibt in theii cxpenence The oil tanker New Haven Socony i cached East weath i er menu calls for subzero tem pciituics in again Thuis itjy night but using lempeia I tui es is the foi ecast for Friday While Iowa readings continued ALFRED P SLOAN 6 Day Week as Step for Defense Is Urged PAGE 2 Heavy Losses Seen in North Iowa Storm STATE PAGE Mason CityCharles City Grid Game Cancelled PAGE Wednesday cov and extensively expulsion of Fienchspeaking sub jects fiom the province otLoi ramc An official French communique said the Germans had told iesi dents of Lorraine that tlie faction was fakeiVas a Result of analleged accord between Berlin and Fic mior Maishal Philippe Pctdns Vicljy government The issues i moot fuimil denial of this allegation the French said adding that Ihcie had never been any questionot i such ineasuves involved in icrcn FienchGoimm As concerns the fact of the expulsion ilic French mcnt protests to the German armistice cum mission the com munique said The protest marked the Lake Presba legion BULLITT WANTS TO RESIGN POST Roosevelt Declines to Accept Decision of Ambassador to France Chicago Irid ereL with ice damaged Weve been tiuough hell Boatswain Fiank Myeis And weve been practically all ovei Lake Michigan One lifeboat a raft and the pilothouse ucrc swept away by the wind and Waves The ship reached port compass dead navigation cliailsWashed away and the radio out of order but with all hands safe Capt Robeit W Parsons of the lake freighter Thomas F Cole biought his htp into Milwaukee Wednesday aftci being swept al most from one end of Lake Michi gan to the other Parsons a eian of 30 yeais on the Great Lakes said the stoim surpassed any m his memory Two lake Ireielileis and two fishing tugs believed in have gone lo the bottom beTou nbimil Thuisday weather bineau advised Bhippeis Mason City Mercury Climbs to 13 Above The mercury battled upward at oclock Thursday after noon to 13 degrees above zero after registering the seasons lowest mark of 4 below early Thursday morning to piotect against open country msht North temperatures Thursday kilomelei about 33i miles northeast of the town of Samar im I The Italian toiisisled nf the third Alpine division two battalions of Bersaglieri two battajion5pf jnd two hidependent companies sup ported b mountain aitillerv 19 12 machineguns to eacn battalipn automatic rifles and rouititude of other equipment of all descriptions W V The Italians weic taken com pletely by surpiibc HITLERS WORDS LASH ENGLAND Cries Plutocratic Capitalistic England With AntiSocial Trend BERLIN Hitler ad diessmg voikeis and labor gioupsThursday de Uaicd it was a plulociatic capi talistic Kngland dominated by antisocial that Was waging war against the Gclinan MXialtSllC Sidle Tins sti nggle is being tamed on not only by Gcniian soldiers uljO aic the best CM the woild said Hitler but also bymany millionsTH vvoiKcis in Geunan Jiiclories and armament plants The fuehrer declaredthat tiic woikeis had given the soldiers tlie best weapons in the woitd con tribiiling to lie German success sothai iacf7jice tould be held to the minimum He addedtlvatUhc modernGer vvele maicinng an four iriari statc was establiihed on the firmest and btiongcst foundation possible half ol 10 xero I Southwest Iowa 5below Southeastzero t The tcmpcidUnc imsc the ou ieni added will be about five de giees higher in citict The states appaicnt official low was R below zeio lepoited al Cherokee Siflurc City icported of live degiees below ycro Wed nesday night Mason City 4 be low and Iowa Fallsrepoited mi columns of three each As soon as the fight began and the fust machinegun buists were fned the Italians weie tluown back and stalled retieating in a northeasterly duccliOn A company of deck attacked Samarina a Greek toown in EJIHII dud foiccc nbout 200U lliluni there to leuc Hitlcrsaid that with her ex panded pioduction and laboi fiont Geimany will carry thiough the fight and ailoi vic tory the German socialistic slate will be built as amodel for the world The fuehrerconcluded Ceno Goldo county draft 3bards received their first call for men foi the army Thuisday Two nen aie to be selected and sent o the icception ccntctat Foil Des Mofhes from each of the two ooaids on Nov 27 The oidci came from Lieut Robert L Fufton at DCS Muincs Loial offiualb baid they cv pected thecall to be filled by volunteers Each board has had live voluuteeis foi scivice to datQ Both Ceno Goido county draft bojuds aic now engaged in final tabulating of oidei nuiiibeis and in filing individual uiids and rccurds The fust quesliuniiaiirs to men with tlie lowest oidei numbeis Rome out Tliuifday Fuday and Satuiday Befoie any men can First Contingentto Be Inducted Tuesday WASHINGTON tary of War Henry L Stimson said Thursday that the initial contingentof trainees will start being indurted into the army beginningnext Tuesday be sent lo selective seivue head quarlcis in I3cs Momes question iianes must be letuined and classification accoiding to avail ability completed When volunteer ate the fust dioftecs will come liom tlie men with the first order num bcis depending of touise upon their being classified in the gioup of men physically fit and olhei wise able to Msrvc Men with the first 15 oidci numbeis together with these order numbers follows DRAFT BOARD NO 1 1 William Carl Owens 2 James Schirly Leake 3 Steve Ptlcoff 4 Laurice DotioCair Huntley Harold Charles Hide 0 Richud Hamson Baikcr Kenneth Jolin Bcclci Tdgai Louis Plaggc Emanucl Ayiblis Daijle Mai IIP bmilli II Eriieat Fred Pctcr lLDynald Lee Ctirr 13 Donald Victor Fisher 14 lesus Quliiones 15 Lowell Tincher Oldham DRAFT BOAKD NO 2 Kail Emevsoti Gtanvitfe George Walter Atkinson Heiiiy Rcampie Fliilncsi Paul Jjmcs Evans r Robert Jncob Obrnehl fi Cliailcs Fvedvick Eminebcrg 7 Roger Helm 8 Dale Lamout Upluun 1 Fied Otto Gielk 10 Oscar Franklin Ketchum 11 Artemus Thomas Schmidt 12 Frcdeiick William Pitziick IX Raymond Arthui Campbell 14 Lylc Peicy Wiight 15 Melvin MOLOTOV ENDS BERLIN PARLEY WITH FUEHRER All of Europe Except Turkey Soviet Put Under Axis Leadership B LOUIS P LOCHNER BERLIN Hffleiand Soviet Premier Molotov have agiocd upon a Russian spheie ot interest Jyuig generaliy between Japan tarcastei n sphere and Europe and Africa which Home and Berlin have allotted to thein 7 8 9 10 1 souices usually in tne divulged Thuibday aftei Molotov had stai ted for home Wltli he cvcepfion of Luio pean Ilussia and Turkcj all of Europe and Africa will stand under theleadership of the creators Germany and Ital these sources said Official ionfii mation oC this was unobtainable bince the Wil helmstiase has made it plain that nothing will be said beyond Thuis day noon s communique which slated that Goimany and Russia have i cached a mutual atcoid on all impoiUnl questions of mtei est to both Inquiues ni quailei al ays prove ichable on matleis ot loieign policy developed this plc tuie hovvcvel Russia will IrSve lier gios laum1 ui vast space domina tion just as the aMS and 5span arianged to have Hiens by Hie tcims of the thicepowei pact they signed on Sept 27 2 grossraum will not be created m the expense ot paities not involved in the piesent Euro pean conflict In other words no further sljce will be taken out of Finland nor will the Dardanelles be taken fiom Tuikey provided slie behaves in a matter not in imical to theaxis and Russia 3 Turkey must make up her mind delmitcly and finally ancnt her place in the future scheme of things Gcrman ffalv and Russia all feel confident that Turkey will in tine time seek an aiiscliluss Ihc totali tarian powers It any further argument is need ed lo ince Turkey wheie liei bicad is butteicd Rusiii with hn fiicndship pact with Turkey is the obvious partner to present the ad ditional arguments 4 halav cr lompensation Ilus sia may desire in return for her support of Hie BerlinBomeTo kio arrangement a new vyorld must come from a bank ruptcy inventory of the British empire German sources iecm ecrlain that Molotov speakius for Stalin considersBritain al readj defeated just as does the axis in Lake Erie fibheimen Ibaied that this season would be then 16 yeais because of nus one and Mount Ayi 7ero Wcdnetday shigh was 23 at Dav enpovt The state highway patiol le potted a tempeiatuie langq eaily ifrom six Ijcltnv ist Iowa to Iiich leads toward Distvato In a iiviue locally called Pno nia we took om 11 Italian pusoneis without resistance Our march forward was de layed by material such as ma automatic guns and boxei of hand Rrcnadrs and ammunition strewn over the pass At 3 p m my battalion at tacked piecing nound Dishato A fight develciocd in the lavme CLT ONE PAY HOLIDAY IOWA CrfY Univcisily of loua sUidcntq will gel a one day holiday on ThanUbgiving 28 it Vvis announced diy The bnef vacation it explained will maUe it possible to lengthen the Cluistmas vacation period direction of Korifza when the rcfrcat devclopEl into an irrcR ular flight the Italians throwing auav their equipment SENTENCE8WHO DIDNT REGISTER Theological Students Orderfed to Serve Year and Day in Prison sloim damaRo to net MmneiolaV tianspmlalion and ir n I communication fticihtic disiupt r j ed by a wcie rapidlv io BUo T lading to noimal The tatc count that PiCMdent Roobevelt had de ed 40 stolm Kilms 19 lhcnl ort csl II was ovcitast in the soutn position the patiol said Road Wcie n V noimal foi otti moic 7Cio mlwncJ VXRS living to climb Momvt Up to R oclock that night stiiitnlSmolika to gain a dominant filing had lauen abuut BOO oiler iind killcii about 1100 On Uie summit dinp the Itahnnl ol Mount Sniolila which is 8300 launched hy bjiK nrjith of Smnliks and liifh highest in Ibuficgion tlicin into tlie ravine Tf the ict union should cic 1 to icahie hei agelong dieani of fiblaming access to Ihe woilds Ian ami Butib India he will find the povvPis lu i olhpi thoe pcmcis v ill j no objections 6 All paities taiKcincd will jum i in eflorts to bung about a non aggicwion pad between lUubii andJapan a a result of wliiili Japan loo will show hci dism NEW YORK tnij Iciest m those legions whith Rus logicul students who ictuied lolsij icgaids as jiait of hci legister foi selective vveie hauin sentenced in federal court Thiusi Molotov and Ins ictmuc left day to heivc a yeai and a dayjBeihn at U a m 3 a m C s in a fedeial piison to be dcsigIT aller tvo daya of conference ndted by the atloincy gcneinl with Adolf Hitlci and othei high We that oui attempt to Icadcis live ab losely as possible aftci the The4ummuniquc lasiicci soon af tcathmgs of had to CLIUSCICT his dcpailutc lljia fiictiun and inionvcnicnLC DunnR In MMI to Bcilm David Dcllmgei foimei Yale ilhNov 12IJ Dm Molotov cHai latc and one of the eight bald in man nf lln people1 cuuncil and a statement to the touit But oui i foitlgn immslci tiatl talUb w uh lhr dined to accept his resignation as ambassador to France Bullitt issued a statement say i nig that he had to the bt t piebident adebiie to lesjgn last open discoid between the fallen j August and submitted the resig Ficnch i epublipand nctioh m wilting on Nov 7 many and contrasted sharply wilh Thc ambassadorsaid he had be thc lecent elaboiatelyitaged coid meeting between Pelain and Adolf Hitler The expelled iBbidents weie iettn ported shunted from their homes j duck hunters New Yoik Cily cnduitd a day i of dii7zly lain Wednesday and more rain or snow forecast Pennsyhama and olhei tatCb along the seaboard also had nun but temperatures wciemodeiaic t FORECAST aie mote moving lhiiiifuchici nml Reiclis Ioicign about 230 Italians weie killed by I any nrtmmade penalty Wai il von Kibbcntiop hcic 1lc fighting continued hajonct thaigcs and inathuiegun which is systematic mass rauidei An of view sis day The Italians bemgifne of oui human btothcis erl back fiom hilltop lo lull Al nlluck wi the piglit o Nov G an JtaUan cavahy column into unoccupied Franco at a 1ate of seven Uainloads dally since Monday Londons ail ministry said nu merous were started in the night raid on Berlin whereSoviel lieved he could bo service to the country if he weie iiec TT T nl rite and speak without icstuc IOW3 U faculty Flans Of public office I n f TT 1 ttatement baid the picsident j ixeception tor flancner IOWA Fair Thursday melit and Fridav sliehtly northeast and southcentral j Thursday night rlsinc tempcra lure Fridai MINNESOTA Gcneralls fair Thursday night and Friday 1 top mannsed lo InKe advantage of the terrain to civclc about coming fiomthc direcljun qf Kor I At 1 p in Nov 1 icceivcd ilza to assist ihc icUeat was held oixlen to attack and otepy a stiatjaiid dipersed ilseif ictieatcd height with one company of however wish that Bullitt bhould not icsign and tlial was how the matter stood now Still left open however was the question of whether hewould re turn to France or be assigned to IOWA CITY A icccption some otherdiplomatic post sucli as I the inslitBtioh andMvs Handler Premier Molotov ended his two day visit with still noauthpritaj London in eonncdiouwith which the disclosureof what wenton his name has been mentioned communique It was believed in well informed qiuuieis that Buliittwas not likc exchange ot cacJy tt be sent to Vichy capital of lied oui in 111 atmosphere ot munonoccupied France will be held heie 20 by the University of lovvab faculty md administrative staff in honor of Virgil Haricher new president of infantryThe height vvis held by aboirt400 Halians vvith full equip ment They batteues on were supported lull 1000 by pletely Lontiiny lo our bcbt nHcli mutual nils md led tu mutual Jigencq as wcll asto the teaching Wcoift on ili impnilant of Jesus nlrirst to Gcimanj and tnp Those seiileliccd in additiun of whom wcie pie paving Tor the ministry at Union Panic spjcud ID Ihe whole Theological Geoigc M Hausei Demci Jo seph Bevilluacciua Buffalo Htnv slightlv colder southeast rising 1 avvay hut by 210 p m the height iimn They thievx away crciything j they had iii order to flee more quickly We lied oui pusoncis tugcthci a n d taken with the Italians diiri vvilti iopcs in groups of 18 and niciit j en oack leaving bclund 84 deadled them back each gioup being and wounded and 27 pusoneia eicoitcd by two Greeks I was wouttded in this engage They mode no resistance On j Wuhlci Birighainton N Y Under tlie selective scivjcc An cjffieial IJOTBI MANAOGR DIES Robert K Kcllcy in manager nf lintel President here died Wednesday after an extended illttcsi temperature northwest northcentral Thursday warmer Friday N AflAbON Cl T j ment Thc fighting in the ionliar they seemed pleased GlobeGazette wealhei Rioups of about 25 ictreatcd Rt their tapluic I in panic My forces carried on the j all the prisoners we light through Nov 6 when rcin foreemcntsarrived My men were so cnthusiatK that I i ould no hold thorn bac U f On 6 Die Ilaliani still were brinj hotlv pursued in the Mi PomlL ard Spi age Maiden ditli L Dallif Mich William Lovcll iSV Y Donald Benedict and Richard J tic Maximum Wednesday IS above Minimum Wednesday nigrlit At B a m Thursday YhAll AGO MnNinium Minimum 4 below J below h 20 av tlicy faced a possible maximum senlenicof fivre Ui prison ot louk wereyounc men 20 to fine or both United Stite Ally John T Catnit vvHo had The figvucsciv 111 by KyiufUuu ascd Ihe fcdcial juiy la find tliem did not lovci tile pci loci SHKC KDV guilty as an cximnli to ulhfis tluriiig which the government who might attempt loevad the has riimouiKCd annihilation of Hit draft asked foi n eutcnLo nl n gicalci pail ot an llalian division jeai and a day if Although it was staled au tlioritatlvclv hat iitdc if anv bcvonrt this communique voulrt be disclosed about tlir tonfertiicei informed sources Inillrtid that it was now up lo Turkey lo decide whether slit would join lic forces creating a new order in Kuropc or whether she would stand aside from or even oppose them As the ItifssiaiiGctmaii on eiCMie bogati their was v idc fumed in Hcilin hat the lalX v ould tonlci 111 jjcly upon Ihe i ie of Britain m tiic neat eastern pliiise of the Imoiinert cspirsscd tlie opiiuun thnt new riev elopmeiil
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