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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 18, 1940, Mason City, Iowa                             NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HIST MEM Wf or IOWA COUP UOIHES HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT VOL XLVII ASSOCIATED PftESS AND UNITED PRESS IULL LEASED FIVE CENTS A COPY MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY NOVEMBER 18 1940 THIS FAFEH CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 33 MUSSOLINI NO ONE CAN STOP ME Greeks Closing In on Koritza NEW FIRES IN ALBANIAN BASE ARE REPORTED Greek Artillery Attack Resumed Outpost Is Evacuated by Fascists BELGRADE re ports said Monday that the Greek circle around the Italian South Albania base of Koritza is drawing tighter and that Italians have evacuated and set afire the outpost village of Mboria about four miles southeast of KoHtza New fires Ilaye been started in Koritza it was said by inten Greek artillery bombard hienl The Greek artillery at tack resumed at 6 a m Monday it was reported and set afire seven houses in the southern jjart of Koritza Six Italian ofliceis ami 90 diers were said to have been killed by the Greqk shells Greek guns were firingon thetown from poI sitions on the road leading into Koritza from Cohgon and from the IVIoravamountains It was reported that long columns Italian artillery and trucks carrying tired soldiers passed through Mboria Sunday eilroute to Koritza The townof Mboria burned all night and was said Monday morn ihg to be little more than astjes and debris The Italians were said to be continuing to withdraw forces from Koritza sending the m scfuth toward Bobostica and Dvoran Cathedral Razed by Air Bombs This is all that left of St Michaels cathedral in Coventry tlvecentur old edifice considered one of the finest pieces of architecture in England Nazi staged 10 and a half hour raid on the city This photo was cabled from London to New York It was reported that live Ital ians had launched several des perate handtohand attacks in an attemptto recapture positions around Koritza which they have lost at tlic foot of the Morova Suha Gramos and Ivan moun tains Italian planes boiubatdcd Greek infantry positions and motorized columns but it was said that the Greeks clung strongly to all posi tions Time Bombs Increase Loss From Air Blitz in Coventry Death Toll Estimated at More Than 250 Canteens Are Set Up MAN WHO HELD IOWA GROUP AT BAY IDENTIFIED Gunman Who Killed Man and Self Had Escaped From Insane Hospital V1NTON gunman who went berserk near Luzerne last week and killed another nian be sides himself was identified by the federal bureau of identifica tion Monday as August Nelson about 50 an escaped insane hos pital inmate from New Mexico By DAN CAMPBELL REPORT JAPAN SEEKS PEACE Rumors Heard That Negotiations With Chiang Are Sought HONGKONG Eepoits ciedited to Tokio souiccs that Japanis seeking to open direct peace negotiation1 uith General issiino Chiang KaiShek were current iiere Monday Ni official Chinese or Japanese coufinnation was available Rcpotts of J4pance peace fecl cis dtso ueie cuiient cek in t ChunfiUing whcie Chinese aimy spokebinen said China fai fiom contemplating peace was piepail mg foi tluec moie jeati of it i COVENTRY England city destroyed by an aerial blitz kilegtrembledMonday vyith the explosions ot time bombs of dyna mite planted by demolition squads and ot tinnried goodslying in the smouldering debris now was estimat ed at moie than 250 Many bodies have not yet been recovered 1 asked an airraid protection ward en how many wore killed and he tcok me to the wreckage oE an un derground shelter A reinforced concrete floor studded wiin steel girders covered tlie space The floor had beeil raised by a huge j jack The warden said Look un dei theie I approached the hole cau j tionsly and the warden assured me thai Its safe now Under 1 the floor there were more bodies than I could count while gazing as long as I could endure the sight The explosions go on continual ly The nazi bombers apparently strewed the city with time bombs which were still causinga casualties among rescue and demo litionworkers Dynamiters level ing what was left of the eiazily hanging walls setOff their charges with clockUUe regularity There is no water gas or clec fridlyhere Survivorsare fed at mobile cantccens and tjuartciccl ou the outbknts of thr fonnci n duitiiil citj of 180000 Jud vutp in a 10houi attack Thuiaciay LOOK INSIDE FOR KAJION SERRANO STJNER SOUTH ENGLAND HIT IN RAIDS i Germans Strike at Several Towns Despite Unfavorable Weather LONDON bomb ers early Monday centered their principal attack on the south coast ot England sinking several towns despite adverse weather conditions The German official news ugency reported in Uorlin that duung the last 24 liouis a heavy laid was dnectrd against South ampton striking chiefly at naval centers taeie Throughout the night were made on many points in Britain Liverpool and the Southern coajtai towns appeared hardest hit al though it was behexcd that weoln ci conditions had hampeied opcia tions of the iazi laideis Repoils indicated Ihat the raids were not particularly vigorous although they were prolonged London undeuvent a nightlong alarm Bombs believed tnbe of the very heaviest caliber caused sorne of the biggest explosions yet seen on Londons outbkuts eaily in the raid Lewis Pleads for Unity in CIO as He Announces Hell Step Down From Presidency Green Uiges AFL and CIO Split for Five Yeais Reunite Powers NEW ORLEANS Phillip Muriay Is Expected to Be Named Successor to Chief ATLANTIC CITY Meets With Hitler DNB Ageticy Reports PAGE 2 BACK FROM CRUISE WASHINGTON Hoosevelt returned Monday from a four and a halt day cruiseon Chesapeake bay and the Potomac river The Weather FORECAST Mostly cloudy Monday night anil Tuesday occasional light rain Tuesday ami extreme west Monday night uarmcr night colder west and extreme north by Tuesday aft crnoon or night MINNESOTA Cloudy occa sional rain northwest warmer east Monday night Tuesday cloudy and slightly coldcr with occasional light rain changing to snow north west IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statis tics Maximum Sunday Minimum Sunday At 8 a m Monday YEAR AGO Coventry soon uIII be one great heap of charred steel glass and mortar strewn ttith broken furniture clothes and household articles The spue of St Michaels cath edral virtually the only section of the building left standing nas shifted and hangs piecariously The paushioners held senices Sunday at the home oE the pio Ivost the Rev R T Howard who said we are met in holy commun ion so that the cathedral tradition may be carried on without a break I think we all feel in spirit Unit the cathedra Is still with lit Annual Fair Being Staged at Ackley T Iron Hawkeyes Build for Test With Illini SPOtlTS PAGE SheriffJ B Franklin said a report he received from AVash ington showed the man to have been committed to a Las Vegas N Mex Insane hospital after his arrest at Silver City Nf 3Iex June 6 1936 on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon He escaped in July 1937 and never was apprehended Identification Franklin said was obtained by compaung fm geipimts obtained fiom the body with those in the FBItiles Killed himself and Ai tliui Knoke 32 eaily Fiiday on the Knocke farm near Luzerne Two other perxons were wounded One of the latter Mrs John Lid die 29 a sister of Knoke was re ported to be iiv serious condition Monday in a Cedar Rapids hos pital One of the bullets reportedly penetratedher kidneys The FBI said the rnaji pre viously had reported Colorado as his home but thatlie always had refused to disclose his birthplace in that state County officials meanwhile were1 uncertain as lo what dispo sition theywotllej make of the body The official FBI description I said the upper portion of his left earwas missing that he had inch1 long seals neai his light and on the back of his neck and that he was fair complcxioned and had blue eyes About 300 personshad Viewed the body here in a vain attempt to identifythe man the sixtieth itnnual convention here Monday urged that the AFL and CIO split for five years iron out their differences around the conlerence table and reunite Green declared the president o the United States hs willing to help us get together and accused John L Lewis head of the CIO without calling the name ol IV time as CIO piesidcnt Jolm L Lewis with tears in his eyes tcld CIOs convention delegates Mon day that ho was stepping down as their leader and urged them to unitp their ianks and support 1 n they name as his sill censor To a huhcd lliums wlnclt a feuminutes earlier hadgiven1 him a thunderous ovation Lewis said STATES BRITISH NAVAL VICTORY CLAIMS FALSE Complete CoOperation With Hitler Indicated in Address to Nation I Benilo IVlu solini said Monday in his fiivsL speech since Italy entered the war that Greece was tricky and hateful but Italy would defeat her because once I started no one tan stop CIO while Green wasmaking hi address before opening session of the AFL Informed of Lewis announce ment Green at the end of his ad dress commented Istill maintain that his resig nation is Lhdh nan ot the CIO yill mean nothing unless he Lettib alto lesigns fiom the United Mine Worker As piesi dent of the United Mine Workers Lewis will actually still be chair man ol the ClO he was in faVor of all aid short of war to Great Brit I ain und hoped the AFL conven tion would support that platform He also asked the pi esei of social and economic gains ai jeady by the oigamzation un der furtherance ot the national defense program It was liis keynote speech serious and emotional hi tempo and carrying in it an urgent plea to the CIO lo remain united or it would not long endure Lewis teini as pi evident expiies at Ihe doe of the coiuention U is expected that Philip MuuaV will be named as In suiccsioj In giving uotiLC thit he was about to get out ot the CIO Icabeiihip Lewis fulfilled the promise he made to retire if President Roose velt was reelected for a third term Lewiscalled on CIO unity among themselves and con fidence in their leadership On thelabor front be said CIO had demonstrated its strength and piled up a iccoid of accomplish ments were 46 26 IOWA WEATHER IS MODERATE Readings Monday Night to Be Above Freezing Weatherman Predicts D E S M 8 IN E S VPi a weathei continued easy on the coal piles again Monday butthe foiecast indicated that lovei tcm pcLituies miy be m the off nig be ALLEN TO FACE SANITY TEST V M Nelson Fined on Guilty Plea to Dmnken Duvmq Rudolph Alien under indict ment formurdering his wifewas auaigiied tn chstnct couit hcic Monday btfoie JudRc M H Kep Ici but chd not plead to the chaise i pending in fui m The court appointed Dr N C Sttim to make Ihe cxaminn I tion and Hincs Mrtunt as Allcn attoruey V M NcNon plodded guilty o a cuuntj attoineys mfoimation chaining him intoxicated cind was fined SJOu 5th Down Is Admitted by Cornell Team SPORTS BULLETINS NEW YOJiK nf pictures ot last Satur iayK PartmouthCornell football Same Monday showed Cornell had five downs in scoring its touch down and Cornell athletic au thoutics piomptly wired Dait mouth they were conceding vic tory to the Indians by 3 lo 0 The showed Coinell Daitmouth 3 at the games end WILSON AGREES TO MANAGE CHICAGO CUBS CHICAGO Wilson 10 year old hero of the 1940 world seuet letuincd to he majoi leasuc tanks Tucsdnj when lie agreed to a two year contract to pilot the ChicaCi Cubs i NEBRASKA CONSIDERED FOR SUGAR BOWL NEW ORLEANS X Goldberg president nf the New Oi leans MidWintci Spoi Is i cuition said Monday Ncbiiskar teamsbeing considl cicd in tonnection v ilh a pos stblp Sugar Dovl invitation Is Found Shot to Death on Top of Freight TAMA IF Officer bunting some Monday to lie fatal shooting of William J Ful lei about 52 of Peiry who was found Sunday on top of a car on an eastbound Milwaukee rail icad freight tiain On which he was the conductor A brakeman said he discoveied the body while the tiain was m Marshall county west of Tama A J Wcntzien o Tama said he found a bullet hole tinder the IiSht arm He said the wound 10 scmbledthat of a 22 caliber bul lel Ciexs member expiessed belief that Kullei may been hit by 1 ages n stiay bullel i open It can go forward he said But if you consume your time in criticism and vituperation you wont have an organization Jonff if f drew a thunderous np plause as he declared thatthose who claim the CIO policies are in I spued by communistic or any other such pliilcfsbphy He and tluH he shouted fines fur 1 Old Lady Green down iu New i Orlectts v The body of Chai its L Hum IK lekiciue w a tn I New Hampton band director who i Leader William G reen who was died in a local hotel it midnight reported foictasl a CIO Sunday taken to pPlit ovei ihaigts of communism NewHampton Monday Tlic CIO clnelUui iud to BAND LEADER DIES IN HOTEL C E Kime Heart Disease Victim Was New Hampton Director He baid Britiih claims i an aeiial victory over the llalian fleet at Tarant6 were false He said threeKalian ships were lamaEedat Taranto but none was sunk lie spuUe fiom Venice palace Hia speech allied to i ciosvd of tein of thousands in the palace square by load speakers and lo the nation by radio Not until tnc 30iniiutfe speech was ended dtti While He Talks B THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Premier Mussolini swore Moiidaj that whatever hap pens I will never turn back in the Greek campaign and even as lie spoke Ills fascist invasion army was reported falling back to a defenseline 25 miles the Albanian frontier Adtfr three weeks of warfare it appeared the Italians are now preparing to resist a Greek counterinvasion Dispalclies from Athens said that Mussolini legions Here relieatinK from the kcS cit of Koritza 10 miles inside Albania and that a motorized column of 130 Italian tanks v as rut off on a mountain road Mr Kime a World war veteran was born March 3J 18SB at Rolf hushed delegates Keep your ilisc jo Mu oJIni appeir oil thr paiase balLOtryMn to the uouds The uoucl called hun baik Among those suiYnmgliis 1 organization represents the bailuny f hull yb w 2 c wife Fay common people cioed Funeral arrangement werein Lewis tinned the couisc of his complete Monday f speech into a valedictory expres sing his thanks fm tlio CIO s and the honors he said the organization had conferred upon them Body of Minnesota Trapper 70 Found RED WING Min OIR The body of Paul Steinberg 70 year old tuippci and fisheiman uas found in the channel at the head r Lake Pepiii near here Monday Steinberg lived alone in a cabin at the end cif Ibc lahp On Sit urdiiy lie Had crossed Ihe ice to Biy Cilj foi upplic The Mrs R H Milligan Dies After Illness Mrsn H Milligim mother of Letor Milligan MasonCity Cham ber of Commerce secretary died Monday afternoon at tocul nur ing home follov ing cveuii mimtbs began foi him Siindiv aftci pin ki She alsQ is survived by her in ihc hnusbtind The made tiitn home U 600 Koinlh sotaiiwPft found tloatmg uUei of the lake Reviews Troops on Jugoslavian Border Kfinirnunl The rigtires for Ku Maximum Saturday Minimum in night At S a m Snndav YEAfl AGO Max mi it m Minimum it counties late Tuesday The shippersforecast saidall readingswould be above fi coins in this state Mondij night Rices e noun a 1 Moudn CN crpt fui eistcih uhPic the nicuuiy ciglil d el He was incited Oct 16 by high way patrolmen on highway b north of Mason Citj A fluid test the time ol his ane t thorittes consider 150 to 200 milli j 1U vullsLiVL JJU IU UU II i i cBiams evidence ofintoxication utTIRED CHIEF Dlth VICTORIV B C Fun rnlcc bo LieutCon Sn Like lcfncd ihicf or tlic goneiat Milfs Rices below of India mid Canrii anrl foimoi The T a m mspcttiiqcncial nf Canada uha 80 15 leading in DCS Monies uas 19 died licic Siluiday Digs Into Snow and Discovers Dozens of Thanksgiving Dinners NEW ULM Minn Berberich dug into a snow duft Monday and found dozens of Thanksgiving dinneis Berberich a farmer who lives near Courtland believed he had lost 1 500 turkeyj in the Armistice day blizzaid During the end he stuted digging into the snowbank where he supposed the birds had perished Instead of findinghundreds nf turkeys he found niunv ol thebirds alive Berberich con tinued the rcacitc work Monday and estimated that lose only ahoul ROfl of the birds H v an a departure from Musso j lini custom of facing his aucti 01110 It luicj rained during the morningbut the sun came out minutes before he started speak ing Speaking of Greece he said We will break tlic backbone of Greece Whether it takes two weeks months is unim portant The war has just slart I ed Of tlic wwiingcncia he said Tilere bo im general inobih although we have rlastes whichcan still be mobilized Wr liive lOOOCOtl men under arms I mcl can mobilize addi tional Italy and Germany form H block of 150000000 men iblin1 hii Mctoiy in its fist Greece he continued is a j Iriokjenemy TheGreeks hate Italy move than any other nation Their hate is profound aiidincur j rtblc Greece s liaticd has been the basis of Greeces poluy v inch Bi itnin uppoits she proof nf Greeces trickery aitaliist Italy German officers ill France tounil luiumeiils proviiiff that Grccro nffrrcd air and naval bases In Britain and France II r Uiii llill 1 ii at laiantj he nur v 1 seiiou 1 fldmigecl and ill pjc jipiiucl iftn a tinii 1111101 bp icpaucd quick b iTm Biiliij jdmnalli liici i r parted jpial tlnec Italian taattlr sli ps o u in eis and IAO un eve dam aseil sit Taiaiitu We have inflicUci hacd blov i aguiit tlip nny uhah VUT unable lo bicok oui sea line LOm I munaations 10 said Tho in VCIIILC sctifait booed and h men I1 on of fintish Pnmc Ministei Chuiclull laughed Muslim smd thai the DutiIi had fled fiom Bcibcid I Snmahlind telling us had niiidr ttctKil CMOS by dc fpitine UK in jt thccrcd all Musulini s ciiLOinaEinn HitsMilliii denounced IlriUin hiltcrh saMint this H Hr oisivc war like the tliiid runic arid tt must end with the   

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