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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 27, 1940, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HARUOtJ E ft HIST ART OEPT or I NES HOME EPITION THi NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY BRIGHT 4 VOLXLVU ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS FULL 1XASED WIBES KWB CENTS A COPV MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 27 1940 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 41 NEW TROOPS FAIL TO HALT GREEKS BRI1ISHREPORT RAIDON TURIN ARSENAL IS HIT Italians Acknowledge Attack Resulted in Some Casualties LONDON h c a v y bombers stacked the Italian royal arsenal at Turin Tuesday night the air ministry reported Wed nesday and greatly increased the damage caused there in a raid Saturday night Damage to buildings in the center and outskirts of Tyivin It alysleading industrial city was acknowledged by the Italian com munique Wednesday but the ar sepal was not inentioncd among the targets Roaring over Turin in quick succession the air ministry bul letin said the British bombers Ioundno clouds obstructing their View and were able to pick oiit their objectives by various land marks The first aircraft arrived just after H p the ministry re and dropped high explo sives and incendiary bombs which immediately started a num ber of fires Pilots of the next bombers the ministry said described how they saw on their arrival one of the larger factory build ings 200 yards long by 50 yards already well alight TSpl only was ii burning fiercely but as the flames reached explosive material there were frequent eruptions in the middle of the blaze New fires were started and about half an hour later when our bombers Jiad reached the Alps and none was over the city ob servers lookedback over the plain and saw that Turin was still being disturbed fay a number of explo sions Once the capital of Italy Tuiin sprawls on the Piedmont plains city of more than 500000 a cen ter of automobile and airplane manufacturing While the British bombers struck at Turin as well as Berlin tlieair attack on Britain lagged for ihe second successive night it was disclosed authoritatively Although nazi bombers laid off completely after midnight they were back early Wednes day morning and put London under a onehour daylight alarm at about 7 a m The raiders came up the Thames estuary and bombed two places on the capi tals outskirts A short time later London had a second alert which lasted only a few minutest No sounds ot bombs or gunfire were heard Axis planes were reported near unnamed Welsh towns Just before dawn a few bombs fell in the London area and at two points in eastern England with no casualties and little darii Bge a joint communique of the air and home sccudty ministries said f Geiman officials said same British planes reached Berlins em ncns Tuesday night causing slight house and terrain dam age butdeclared they failed to reach the center of the nari capi V Turin Is Center of Italian Industry ROME in the center and outskirts oE Turin Italys leading industrial city were damaged by British air raiders tiie Italian high command reported Wednesday It said thore were some casualties The communique said the high Germany sent large units of troops and armored trucks into western and southern Norway Wednesday where law had been de clared to combat sabotage to vita communications with nazinaval and air bases along the north At lantic coast Press dispatches from Oslo re ported that many mysterious mountain landslides had occurred in western Norway in the last two days disrupting transport on the railroads and highways Ger many uses to supply her Nor wegian buses Principal acts of sabotage were said la have taken place In VestlaQdct province and occu pation forces were hastily rein forced The railroad between Oslo and Bergen most Important the country was wrecked in at least 10 points It was said Many highways Oslo to Vosllandet from number oL province like Considered leaders at a number111 that I landslides of points btone and iron bridges and whom they bombing on the German airport ati wise were destroyed ndslides wereDie first phas laigo scalc SaboUgc to hariaSs were destroyed and telephone f the German forces of occupation service between Oslo and Vestj as well as disruptiho supplying of landct was interrupted in Vest navi air bases on the west coasU landetatleast 10 houses were reI from where German planes reJ ported demolished alter violent I poftedly havebeentaking off to dynamite explosions bomb British cities and towns It i Itwas understood herc that Cerfwas rcrallcri that the British Air man authorities had arrested a I Force recently repurtod a severe i Siuvangoi Aorway landslides had wiped out maiiy stretches ot the Oslo Bcscn railroad and adjoining highways German authorities had a hasty consultation and or dered Mihliers to patrol all stretches still open to traffic to prevent further sabotage It ivas understood that repairs to the road so that traffic can be re sumed would not be completed for several weeks Nazis Send More Troops to Norway to Halt Reported Sabotage MANY SUPPLIES STOCKHOLM Sweden two days disrupting transport on Manv hiehwrfvx Ipariin frnm nuntiir r i j lllFHl I lklhV ABANDONED BY FLEEING FORCE i The outbreak of organized sub otage followed three weeks of in j leniiiUcnt resistance to the neiv j Nurwcgian order ot Vidhun Quis ling GermanappoiiHcd Sul citci1 for Norway Various spcift crs ot llic Nasjcnal Samling Quis lings parliament had been booed at public meetings It Wont Fly Away Buddy MUCH OF lOWARumanian Iroil Guard Kills 64 to Take Bloody Revenge on Former Regime of Carol Baddy son of Air snifMrt CHrleion t Slewatf street southeast thoutht he ought ta keep at least one eye on the jobbJer tren whllejhe Messing ashed It idav disappear Buddy bat it wont fly any more Silhouettes of Buddys parents may be seen in the foreground Photo by Bob Swarncr Kayeiray engraving Britain Expects U S to Be IFRWARNING Arsenal to Insure Victory War Cabinet Member Says England Revealed All of Deficiencies Fascist Commander Urgently Requests More Reinforcements Dl AMLfCT III Ullr I UkfTllllbl By THE ASSOCIATED PKESS member of the British war cabinet disclosed Thursday that Britain had made a clean breast of her defi ciencies 16 the United States and expects North America soon to become a second arsenal suf ficient to insure British victory This came from a minister without portfolio Arthur Greenwood in vigorous Tiouse of commons debate on a labor lie assertion that the Churchill government had failed to face the facts that the dice of war are heavily loaded against us Almostat the same time Ernest BeVing minister of labor an nounced to commons that be tvsen now and nextJune there will be another enormous callup Britains manhood lighting services for the Green wood echoed PrimeMin ister Churchijls recent statement that Butain is fai fiom being fully ai med he uent on to say that her military potential is growing and eventually would triumph As for British manpower all men in the United Kingdom be tween 19 and 35 already have been called to icgistei The next GIVEN TO DIES Mason City Area Is Clear Iowa City Reports 4 Inches MS MOINLb blight aut distant tun culling shjiu tiee patterns on the thin nunv the wheels of giindpis vvagmi cieakmg shaiplv in the still cold clouds or Mcaui blowup out of his hoises niisttils that is the oldtime Thanksgiving day picture the wetitHer bureau has predicted for Iowa Thursday The mercury probably drop to the 15 or 20 degree mark here Wednesday night the bu reau said and will remain be low day Thursday Skies will be clear but mod crate cold Is forecast for the entire state Just enough hold over snow will remain on he ground to make a white Thanksgiving Iowa City reported lour inches otsnow during the last 24 hours the bureau said and amounts else Only Flurries Are Observed Here drily flurries of snow fell In the Mason City area Wednes day following a night of strong north winds The remainder of the state generally looked for ward to a white Thanksgiving i ATHENS troops and planes were reported I Wednesday to have stiffened the resistance of Italian forces in the southern Albanian sector but Creek dispatches said the fascist I retreat in northern and central i IT i zones was continuing bljUAPhSr Hungajv Rumanian Uon guard i Besides the newly armed WHS icpoitcd to have taken ii bloody revenge on the legimp pi j troops said information fro in the Monnei King Cuol Jl eu Iv Wednesday bv executing G4 political front Italy scnf additional planps i prisoners near the grave of Corneliu Zclea Codreanu founder of the j at the urgent request 01 General guard1 Ubaldo Soddu the new Italian i ThfN foil undoi thriifle fne of a Uoop of uon gundisls at Buthcommander in Albaniaiii an at inests gum Jilui pi ison accoiding to the Mungaiidn news agency empt to halt the onrushing 1 andnllier corroborative sources v Inch peneliited the c in Rumania guaid government Gencrjil Jon Antoncs lists a Buch nevvs agency jnsoiship mit by the iron of Pi cm ci This censorsliip virtually iso lated the turbulent Balkan na tion from neighboring countries liom midnight on but German and Hungarian sources man aged to send the story out ot Bucharest by using legation telephones W All judges and gendarmes al leged to have had 11 part in the killing of iron guardists j UJicn Carol was on the throne werereported s In the north and center the Italians were said to be rellrine In disorder and abandoning a wealth of material Suiking at one of the chief pomli of entiy foi Italian sup plies and Icmloicements British bombers aiding the Greeks were t reported to have made highly successful raids onValona shel tered Albanian port near the mouth of the Adriatic sea opposite the Italian port of Otranto An RAF communique asserted that heavy bombs made direct hits j in the harbor on a big ship which seemed to be in a sinkingcohdi i aCVIUCU IU UU HI ii illlKlngCOnOLr The filing hquad ptnge as Mid tion befoie oili ancraft tet off unemployment at the most criti cal moment of our whole history appears to be increasing1 Shipbuilding is behind sched ule HoreBelisha charged and the shipping minister has of fered us no hope except for ac cessionof tonnage from the United States which he said Is not a mercantile shipbuilding nation and has many preoccupa tions with its own navaldifficul ties both tn the Atlantic and the Pacific HoreBelisha declared that the real remedy would be to knock Italy out of the war The Greeks have opened the way this is our great opportunity Demandingto a pait of the Italian fleet peimitted to flee Taranlo for safer refuge after Britains armistice dayair nt tacK the foirner vvai senetaiy asked Are we to fight war offensively against Italy or not0 Gieenuood replied to ibm charges of government overopti mism timidity arid failure to mo bilize the unemployed lor a part in war production President Declares Premature Disclosures May Hamper Probes Roosevelt has telegraphed Chair man Texas of the house committee ot uriAmerican activi ties that care f u 1 executive plans to com bat subversive activities Imay be seveiely handicapjied or completely de stroy e by premature dis closure ot facts wheie ill the state ranged down to about a tenth of an inch at Omaha and Couiui Temperatures Wednesday morn ing averagedabout six degrees be low normal after dropping to a 7 i degree minimum Tuesday night at Cedar Rapids DCS Moines and Cedar Rapids reported DIES supposi to the Dies or of tions public The dcut told 1hatdcparrmcnliil invesiig also might tur hindered by hasty uE fcvidence 01 bv fining of inununities to witnesses be foie tommitlees The white house telegram went to Dies Tuesday night at Orange altei 1 piesidcntiil setie highestreading of 34 degree Shippers were wanted to protect Jor open county readings of 10 to 15 degrees throughout tiie state Wednesday night The clouds which blanketed the Wednesday moinmg pioin to melt away Wednesday night the buieau baid Tuesdays snowfall was blamed for two deaths in Iowa Both persons died while i inff it nr shoveling it OHO from a fall anil the other from a heart attack Xo drifting was reported and hifilmays willbe all bf open for ThaiiksfiivinH clay travel althougli icy spelt vveue reported Tlie briefstorm iiir hue service over IowaTuesday but it was resumed Tuesday nigh GEN GKOKGE AKGESEANU of victims MEXICOGHEERS HENRY WALLACE 50000 Wave Rags j as Vice President Tiavels Through Town MONTERREY Mexico ice Picsjclentcfect liemy A Wallace enroufe to Mexico City for the inauguration President elect Manuel Camaeho S u n d o y left Wednesday foi Valley on the second day of h i s triumphal progress to the to have been carried out in Hie same manner that many hundreds of guardists were executed ue forc thcr naxiinclined guard seized power in Rumania torced Carol to abdicate in September and began a close alignment of Rumania veath Geimany Among those idpotted executed at 130 a m Wednesday a few hours after Premier Antonescti returned from Berlinwhere he I the pict with Rtii mHiiiii were former Premier George Argesami General Gi briel Marinescu n former cabinet minister and prefect uf police in Bucharest find Ion Morusow for Damage also was registered on quays the dock area and airport buildings and a hangar and one defending plane were destroyed the RAF asserted The raids were made Tuesday itreported de spite intensive antiaircraft tire and enemy fighters An Italian commUnique denied any damage was done at Vdlona command had icliable mtoimation callup lefened to by that in an ail attack on the haiboi I piobably will take men up to 40 19 of Egypt Nov jasuit squadiont hit uai and the Suez Cshal companys re pair ship used by he enemy fleet The nationality of the war ships unmentioned in the com munique might have been British Trench or Egyptian In Greece it said our air force carried out continuous actions against enemy preparations and troops and again raided the Greek Island ot Corfu lowan in Coma Since Nov 9 Crash Dies IOWA CITY Paul Peifier 66 WashingtonIowa farmer died in a hospital here Tuesday night where he had remained in a coma snce when lie was injured in an automobile accident at Nortli Liberty Iowa Ilii sonin law Ed Vittctuc died soon atlcr the accident Leslie HoreBelisha founer war secretary joined the laborite criticis the governments policy Replying tn Greenwood Hore Belisha a conservative declared that the minister had offered us no remedy and declared that At the risk of being aceused of uishful thinking and of again be ing charged with resorces I still assert that our in creasing production in both quality and weight will finally crush the work migljl of the dictator1 ences He acknowledged that the mDies picv louK Ii id tel in the output ol vai equip1lc cmct csctutnt utgll cnouEh addeci Ooidinalion of justice I V m C1 la om lhe i mcnt ard United States is intieasing even if H is taidy aiy had icceivcd an acceptance from the Texan for i conference with Mi Roosevelt 1iidav on dividing spheres of jurisdiction of siorial and departmental against subversive intlu lulled clu ei depiii activ ities against spies Many Parts of Nation Dig Out By THE ASSOCIATED PHESS dug out nT tlie sca sonj first major spiouslorm Thursday Tcxans fought flood uid niriv tstempis slipped about on proeai icy streets Most of Refugees on Liner Saved After Blast in Haifa Port JERUSALEM of 1 800 Jewish lefugeei aboaid the liner Patria which sank after an explosion in Haifa harbor Mori day were saved dispatches from Haifa reported Thursday Many of those aboard the Pa tria swam to a nearby breakwater Some were injured but thcywere taken ashore quickly and were treated in government hospitals or by the Jewish Hadassah organiza tion The Weather vi FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Wed ncsday night and Thursday con tinued moderately cold MINNESOTA Generally fair Wednesday night and Thursday continued cold IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statis tics Maximum Tuesday 32 Minimum Tuesday night 17 At 8 a m 17 Snow trace Hi s mo t oi caravan w i 1 1 stop enroLilc at Cicidad Aicltiria where Wallace vv i JI visit i sugur relincry I WlllriCC Wls 1 suest of iionor WALLACE at D dinner givenby Dr Francisco i C istillo Najej i Meyuin ambas isador1n the United States Tues 1 day nijght nftei ne hnd been eli corned bv id 000 pel cms vvho Vvaved tiaCs cheered and showered confetti uli tile voraviin I cinnot hplp but feel Ibat the heartiness of lie reception here expression of Hie fine re crptin which the ratili and file of the Mexicanpeople have for the Roklrn heit of PiCaidcnt Roocvclt said The treatment actordecf thus far MCMCO hf est ceded oil my oxpectalions 1 wa nnpies Pc tlie such friendly faces of he Mexican people mer chief of the Rumanian secret service Rumanian justice also was reported to have dealt with a former gendarme commander General Bengliu and 14 gen darmes who were directly ac cused of garrotlni Codreanu at is other tuardists at Jiliva prison in 193 Tiie arrest of former Pvemieis Ion Gigurtu and Constanliiic Ai1 getoiami also reported by the Hungarian news agency Information was lacking ns to whethei tlie mass cxeciitions Until how he has been understood tooppose violent methodspreferring to use his personal influence to rpccin tile nntl unite dissident eleuieius in liienation The brief dispatches said it iva not learned who iscued the death order nor WHF it known publii h vvliethcr any conctcmnect j Iltd been guru sccint tiLilo For weeks tlic Iron Guard commission questioned Cornier officials regarding responsibility for antiguard measures but the communiques indicated this was merely a preliminary in quiry Although strong winds blew on Mason City Tuesday night there An official investigation into the was no More than a trace of snow explosion aboard the Patria was I in contrast to snow fallin other being continued The refugees j sections of the stiite fiom the hems ic AGO moved In a Bntrli colony foi tin MaMvmim 41 tation ol the wat Minimum 11 Is Sentenced for Setting Fire to Car at Filling Station BURLINGTON guilty to a charge of maliciously dcstroyingpvoperly of anotherf Raymond Stiles 33of WestBur lington Wiis sentenced Tuesday by Judge E O Newell to serve six Tiie inint squads lu svoik il was reported afterthe bone ff CodreftiHt and licuteiiauls were exluimed preparatory to 1 ccremcuiinl reinterment in the Green House Bucharest lion Guud licadctuarters ThcGieen Hotic i scene of gun fighnnj ago when right wing tempted a icvdlt unde Cocli en mi s ithci dgauist the Icadcisinp of Horia Sima ll was ofliciiilly aiinuiiiiccd that men e1 wounded Subsequent unconfii nicrl lepoits said scveial of tnr light guaida cstuuteci as tiailois A terse army communique merel reported t h a t Greek Iroojis contlnue with successIn Albanian territory and listed six abandoned Italian warpiancs as part of the Greeks boolv in the Korita area j Only in the southwest Albanian I sector of the 100mile front tlie Greeks said were the Italians putting up a stubborn resistance bolstered by troop and plane re inforcements InteiioC artillerylire washeard as clearing weather brought Greek Hnd Italian forces into sharper ac tion near the Jugoslav frontier The Greeks were reported to hive occupied the village of Ce rovit un the right bank of the inei and wcic digging in along the the front line south of 30milcs inside Albania Battle Imminent for Argirocastro BLLGHADK Jugoslav la U j Krojiticr dispatches said Ucdnes ddj thit 1 bjttle loi most important Ilaliun ni Mbama wji immin ent md it vvjs icpoited tlut Italian i lioops in Potto Kdda southwest of i Aignocastio wetc icticatmg Dispatches from Strugasaid that i tlie Gieeks now were within mo miles of Aiguocastio and that the Italians begun withdiawing fiom Poilo Edda Tuebday night mri vveie fleeing noitlvwaid along i ioastil load subjected to am j bushes bv Albanian rebelfoices Xoito Edda southernmost Ital inn port inAlbania vvss reported cut off from Argirocastro by the elf ui the f dn a few cinv j Liardislsil the CTieck 01 Buljjiruli v iiruO riotij The snow iaiiseil from 2 to 8 inches in New York stale where the weather contributed to two detths Yak City lesidcnls npcd thioviRh tvio inches of Ii Tiie stormcancelled 77 of 0 daily airplane flights to and froni Neu Yorks LaGualdia aii poi t undcithree to 12 inches of snov two deaths vveiC recorded there i and railroad triiffic v is slightly I delayed A nine inch fall covejedi north central Pennsylvania dull uig to 15 inches m the Pocanoj mountains Philadelphia and1 Pittsburgh however had imii but no snow South Atlantic states had tem peratures around 40 although At lanta and some other cities ex pected freezing weather tomorJudge E O Newell to serve six Bechlys court lmv months in jail tuined n veidict in a damage suit1 bnovUall up to b inches m the Stiles was uieited Sunday atlei awaiding Mis Euna Eib of Well had endec1 foi the mostlie allegedly ctiovc his cai into aman Iowa S12 348 SOAfoi pel onal pait v e1 uf Lake Mjchig m gasoline pomp it 1 tilling station injunes Mi hib tucci Waldo HiSluvrtjs m both the mulvvest scttiui fne to the cai md to the1 and Oml Moi Tnrt ilu eisi iveic passable but station noi both ol Wellman fo S12 dangnoiis because of MKIV and Offiteis saul pu viniilv that 53348 damages ft i iniunes Struga dispatches claimed Uiu tlie Greek advance winch cul cwiimuniciitions between Povln Ktlcla and Arghocaslro started iast lit tiom the frontici vil i tin md Kastdinani iicc dispatches said occupied the village nnd continued to acl secondary ruaci in i operation which resulted m pturc Tuesday afternoon of the of JiidULile stiategicaDy iDOitant road junction It was the occupation of Jordu cate Sliuna dispatches said which resultedin cutting Porto Kdda of from ItaliansiiiAigiror cast o Iowa Woman Given Verdict of i r hskimo birl Born WASHINGTON lovva jury in as ice shovelci dierl iuJMilc1 told themhe v as mad at the filling station opctatoi allegedlv susUmcd m an bile collision in October 1939 DUBUQUE K s k i m gM wys born hero Tuesday a Dubuquc received first thick snow blrnkel of the season She is the daughter of the Mrs Percy Ipalook of Point Bar ran Alaska who are enrolled in the University ot DubiHvWs then logical scminary
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