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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 10, 1941, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME VOL XLVI1 ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS FULL FIVE CENTS A COPV THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS SMIi MASON BRIGHT SPOT Earl Halls Articles to Start Tuesday The first of a series of articles by Karl Hall GlobeGazette managing editor on his tour lo South America as a guest ot tiie Carnegie Foundation will apear in Tuesdays issue These articles dealing with Mr j Halls experiences aboard ship liis j contacts with other members of I the Carnegie party Ins reactions to the lile of those living south of the border will appear daily in this space Be sure to read tile first letter Tuesday and then follow Mr Halt on this dream trip to visit our Good Neighbor to the south MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MARCH 10 1941 THIS PAPEH CONSISTS OK SECTIONS SECTION ONE 12 FIREMEN DIE AS ROOF FALLS Get Refreshments in Bulgaria ARGUE FEES TO PHYSICIANS FOR HEALTH TESTS Representative Study Bill on Examinations Preceding Marriages DES MOINES amend ment providing a ST limit on ihe Jee a physician would be permit ted to charge for a marriage health examination was tiled Monday in the Iowa house by Representatives Joseph N Wag ner Ottumwa and lames F Stanek D Callender Representative John R Gard ner R chairman of Ihe house public health commit tee immediately announced that the medical profession would light the amendment That sort of thing killed the marriage health bill two years he commented Tlic marriage health bill which would require altar bound couples to undergo syphilitic iesls within 20 days before applying for marriage li censes is expected to be argued in the house Tuesday The sen ate already has passed the bill f 9 The measure was slated for discussion earlier but the death of the mother of Representative Herman Kmidson R Mason City last Friday caused the postponement Kmidson is the No 1 author of the bill The house in 1939 passed a j marriage health bill with a S2 limit on the medical fee The physicians opposed the ceiling and the measure died in a senate committee The amendment in part pro vided physician shall charge more than 55 for any one exam ination including all laboratory tests in connection therewith The same representatives also sponsored another amendment to require the authorities to seal anv affidavits filed with the cleric of the court in marriage which would be exemjt from Ihe blood test provision because of preg nancy Checking syphilis is a social matter said The medical profession has been very cooperative at all limes in checking epidemics and plagues It also is a social mai ler nol lo place Ihc fees at such a level as to ccstricl marriages Stanok also said he would like to sec some sort of legislation to require school1 to include courses in social diseases in their cur ricula Reprccntative Gardner how ever said the fees the physicians charge under the senate bill which has no limitation would not be out of line I would venture to he DARLAN CLAIMS BRITISH ACTION mNewYork F R to Make Request for Aid to Britain Funds Soon IS IMBECILE Will Let Nothing Stand in Way of French People Getting Food j VICHY France Prc Iriicr Admiral lean Darlan formed American press tatives Monday that French ships would be convoyed if The British blockade of France continued Darlan who with chief of slnte Marshal Philippe Pelain atitl Sec retary of Food Supply lean Achard called the press conference de clared If Ihc British continue this blockade which I runsiilcr im becile I will be obliged to ask ncrmissimi to provide arms and protection fur mr mcrclianl incu I will let nothing stand in the way of Ihc French peoples online Go on Strike I YOHK m A crippling j strike oi bus drivers sent him drcds of thousands of busincss bound iVeuYorkers scrambling j for subway lines and into taxicabs Monday iis the citys first major j transportation tieup in a quarter 1 of a century jot under way LOOK INSIDE FOR A liredawn walliimt of 300 drivers threw rushhour trans litntatioii mil of gear on 7 routes serving SISDUO residents Miiihutlan ami Queens and ruinniiiturs fruin Stalcn Island anil Now Jirsey President Probably to Submit Askings lo Congress Wednesday WASHINGTON prompt presidential request for funds to speed aid to Britain under the leaselend program was forecast at the white house Monday by legislative leaders After conferring with President Roosevelt Senator Barkley of Kentucky the democratic leader and Vice President Wallace Speaker Rayburn said The president probably un if the bill is signed Tuesday iiigtu will sind up some estimates Thiv will be for cash anil contract authoriza tion IIEKKING JILLETTE Rayburn said that the amounts to bc included were with the president but that he say nothing about thorn The congressional leaders said that the bill as passed by the senate Saturday night would bo called up in the house Tuesday for final approval and sent to the uhitc house by nightfall Stephen Early rctary told reporters that he Iowa senators divided in vril ing for the Icmllease measure Senator Clyde I Herring sup PurliiTK the measure and Senator Guy HI Gillette joining the op position HKIV no thought Mr Hoosevclt would sign the bill passed by ihe senate laic baturday sometime Wednesday unless we hit a snag not now fore seen The request for ihc appropria tions Rayburn said probably will be in the form of a letter from the president to him Informed persons considered it probable that the vast sup ply il war materials made avail able to Britain by the hill would start moving across the Atlan tic a feuclavs President Roosevelts signature by midweek Once it is signed into lav the president is expected to make swift use of the authority thus gained to sell transfer title 10 I exchange lease lend or otherwise presidential sec tlispoie of planes ships tanks and all other armaments BULLETINS I ISTANBUL dip lomats from Bulgaijji reported Monday that Germany has massed an army of aOOOUO soldiers in vouthern Bulgaria possibly one third o them not far from the Turkish frontier o X r ATHENS Alex ander Korizis il hecMrae knovn Monday has placed liimself on record agrainst cession of a sin foot of Greek soil to any avsrcssor and for continuance t Gncces strugsjlc for honor independence anil lilierly broadcast on the wavelength of the Belgrade radio heard here Monday said iliid IDC German minister to Ath ens had handed Hie Greek foreign minister seme proposals Mo de tails were given but the radio said Germany expected Greece to make her decision the possibility of naval clashes resulting from the con vnyins uf French fouil ships raised lie expectation Monday lhat Ihc United Stales would work for i settlement of the blorkartc dispute bcdrccn Krit ain and France i llicrc nn disorder hui f considerrible confusion at major I I transportation centers and all ferry slips Trolley cars have dis Inplieared fruni Manhattan streets I niiikiim buts vital m moving the citys musses The strikers members of the j Transport Workers union demand a uniform Hhour day I 16 OTHERS ARE HURT FIGHTING THEATER BLAZE Snow Laden Roof Gives Way During Brockton Mass Building Fire BROCKTON Mass Twelve firtmen were killed and 16 in jured early Monday when the snowladen roof of the 30 year old Strand theater collapsed during a I iniiliiil destroyed the building liremtH and nolicc pokini Illouch he smouldering mass I mclal and plaster 1111 iMiverctl 12 bodies by n a m and continued KcvrrMnn A IlAltfUMAV Flies to London to Expedite British Aid the needs of humanity than the English he continued Petain said the Germans bad released 20000000 quintals 220 400 tons of wheat out of 2700000 which had been requisitioned for tile German yrmy DaiIan said he considered the blockade against Germany useless and declared he had tokl that to U S Ambassador William D Leahy Sunday night A few boatloads ot wheat will not ptfect the outcome of the war he Enid tf Achard read a prepared slatc nient in which lie said 18318 100 bushelsol ivlieat from the United Slates were needed for the unuiunpicil rune of 1raiicc drivers conductors mechanics and garage men Drivers for Ihe New York Om nibus corporation whose buses havo no conductors receive a maximum of 90 cents an hour Drivers for the fifth Avenue Coach company arc now paid a top wage of Rl cents an hour and con ductors on those buses a maxi mum of 71 cents Mayor La Guardia asserting a tragic mistake has been nude said the unions attitude was hullhcaded obstinate and stupid Austin llogun president of the New York local ol the union said the union regretted that the bus companies have forced the strike Boys Cage District Sites Are Announced SPORTS PACK Music Educators to Meet at Des Moines STATIC PAGK SCHOOL VOTE RUNNING LIGHT Only 224 Votes Cast aFT 30 OGlock 1940 Mark 450 at 2 OClock The lightest vonsince ap peared likely in Ihe election fUutiI day U choose two directors tori the Mason City school board I V The known dead were Captain F Carroll 52 William Mur phy 2 Daniel ODrien Ji Henry Sullivan 4r Malcolm McNeil 40 Matthew Geary Lieutenant laymond Mitchell Dennis Murphy Roy H Kcraghan Collins Fred Kcllcv and Marlin Lippc Approximately 25 men were rapped when the roof over the theater balcony caved in with a terrific roar Most were released quickly and given emergency pilal treatment but two bodies were carried out along with the living Six others were missing and the bodies of four of them were not freed from the debris until dav brcak five hours after the iiie was discovered Hundreds of ijun j day jught movio goos eft the tneatcr less than two hours before the fire took hold Trapped firemen screamed as lhcil and the debris they were caught in Seiiiiur Viindcnbcrs RMich told reporteiv that in two roll calls 8i of the senators had voted aid to Britain Thai number he said an 71c SCiiate action on the aid The Lisbon lawmaker liimsclfj physician said his profession its fccs set bvi dors not want legislation Liens on Farm Tenants Discussed plan Vancienbcrg said thus was a far more impressive demon stration it national mnly than the ffifil rail tali might discloi Shortly iiiicr ihc bouse con veucd to end its weekend recess i senate mfiserrgcr announced senate passage of the bill At Ihc the landlords lien of farm tenants the property Senator LCII Klthnn KFer tile explained that under pres ent law Ihc landlords lien cov ers all crops STOWH all the in crease of livestock and all live stock all machinery and cquip nicul ami anything else The bill introduced by the sen ate far m tenancy committee would limit the lien to crops grown and half of the increase from livestock Senator G W Hunt RGut speaking against the bill asserted tbst if it passed land lords would rent only to lhnc with other security lo offer This is one of those piece of legislation which will nol accom plish whal i was designed iic declined Monday night make possible Tuesday h Ui file reports final house action Small naval vessels uerc re ported to be the first defense articles slalcd for delivery im mediately after the bill becomes law with food supplies lo fol low Only house approval of relative ly minor amendments inserted by the senate before it passed the legislation 60 to 31 Saturday niglu was needed to speed the momen Bloom fDN Y of tilehouse foreign affairs committee pre dicted the approval would be Siven Tuesday Unless UKhouse leadership rims into an unforeseen ihc bill therefore ivill be ready for and food supplies Signing of tile bill loo will clear the way for him to ask con gress for the billions necessary to carry out the program lie may announce promptly just low the program will be administered Tile bill vests full authority in I him To decide broad policy qucs Huns however he is expected to I work through a cabiint commit too of Secretiiiic Hull Slimson Knox and Morjjentliau w i t h Harry Hopkins former commerce i secretary as aide lit is also petted to work throuslj the office of production on matters uf production and ihrouRh i army and navy chiefs on the re lease Hi existing materials i Some authorities estimated i Monday that during this year and the next Iwo the total cost of leaselend assistance would substantially cxrccd SlOflOO 000000 only Britain but any other nations ivliosc de fense HID president deems vital the defense of Ihc United States may benefit Thrsr may include Greece and China tllili designed to permit them great bUK of supplies t overtake destroyers n their ever will so to beleaguered Brit trials one of them was reported am with ali speed possible One reached a siccd of 4 auihoirly said the lirt weapons to knots be Uirnisjed wotdd be a number of 1 An Australian cruiser and Brit iiiuy mosquito boats fiUmilc an i deslioyers sent the Bartolo nour orpedobcavins craft ami I Coileoni to the bottom of Ihc piobairy some submarine chaser MMliterranenn last July 111 THINK ITALIAN CRUISER SUNK British Report Attack by Submarine on Fast Warship of Fascists IOXDON The British ad miralty announced Monday that one of Italys fastest cruisers a sistersbip of Ihr illfatrtl Bartolo mco Coileoni had almost cer tainly been sunk by a submarine attack in the Mediterranean An Italian miiicr of the Cori dottieri A class has been tor pedoed and almost certainly sunk by one of our submarines the admiralty said adding that an cs covt of Italian destroyers appar ently had picked up some of the survivors The Bartolomco Coileoni and her three sisler ships were reput ed to be among he fasteM cruiserin the world with n speed thai was designed The wheat the secretiiiv conj linucd would go to the unoc cupied aine only IKH to the licld aren and would be distrib uted under American supervision and a new agreement just as soon as tiie companies come forward with a reasonable and counter proposal to the demands of their employes GERMANS ARE NOT SURPRISED Official Comment on British Aid Bill to Be Offered Latcr The vote by wards as ioinixired iith tiie voti in he I as1 two elec tions at J oclock was as follows A Catholic priest the Iawreiicc Morrisoe of St Pal ricks church borrowed a fire mans helmet and rubber coal and went inl burning nininniE lo administer last rites to llc dvinc ai Inns srr imisly injiirnl Ward inn inin man First M Second Kl 1C y Third iiT 12 Fourlh il 7 Total 2H 150 U81 Lightest vole in recent school elections was that in 193i when only i7 votes were cast duritia tiie entire day Tile cimdidalus for directorsiiips are Dr G1 Crabb ind lraiil D c cuinbcnta and Harold 1 Lcake labor candidate The polls will closeat 7 p in Secretary ii L James announced Polling places are First ward i scJiool jidministrilioi building i second ward courthouse third i wnrd Lapiners Jisirage and fourth ward Central Aulu Klcctfir com piiny Most ot ihusc trapped were in tne theater balcony part of whiili collapsed under ihc Weight of the snowladen roof Several i Ihc floor uhere rescuers hurriedly pulled ndly Plaster Of to free them An cyxwitness Lornchus T Lyons a Brockton Enterprise re porter who was standing on the nUSC M lhvp P tnike he saw oaicony floor thcatcrwheo S and Fireman through the Car Crashes Into aser Plans for delivery to the to be made effective Both types of vessel it wis faitl will be great value to I Britain in what her officials have I termed the battle of the Atlantic1 and in event of a nazi invision at tempt The second major item in t h e i administrations present plans for i helping the which President Roosevelt ha Asks for Gas Masks for HorSCS WASHINGTON AP The army lias askod eon Kicss for funds members siid Monday for 107000 fas masks for horses IJERLIX of the British aid ijiil by the jiiifeci States senate caused nu surprise at the Theie was no official Gcrtnim i however and it was ini Home Hits Couch rlicated there would be none until 1 t ci it tinbin becomes law jieepcrs Unhurt Only when ihe birth of the j child is completed these sources AIIACK Idaho lli Ati said will we be in a position to lSt control Itor IEVV DARIAV Convoy say something Informed sources said Gcr manysnttitudc already iiad made clear by Adolf Hitler who said in a speech Jan 30 that any material on 1nc way to Britain of cai It into the Frank Forei Trr inaenai on inc vay to Britain 41k i sunlt regardless of VV 6311161 Kvhethur ii vis convoyed or who 1 ronvovccl FORECAST 1 A Million Men been Iomc and stopped against studio couch spraying il with broken glass ud plaster Domcroi vicli was cut and bruised Asleep on ihc couch vire Max and Don Foremans young son Unhurt they continued to slumber pciiicfully lne Iicutctiiint John Bucklev came tumbling tlirouyii altcr tnoiti but hc remained conscious Id talked to his rescuers as thev Hilled mm from the debris anil riihed him to tinhospitai Hours later the bodies of Dan iel OBrien Henry Sullivan Malcolm McNeil id Matiiev Oeiiry IB wiio taken from the Jiilfdtng IOWAFORECAST IS COLDER PrcSpring Snow Is Recorded 3 Inches Arc Reported Some Places advisers for several reported to be foodstutfi release of wlvich the aid bill specifically authorises ArrangcmcnSs for shippins tilco roniMioditics w c said lo have beet perfected by Ihr secretaries of agriculture war and navy 1 House to Beg Meal ROME Y lTaxi Driver ired Her three hours for Ins pay after dcliving a passengcr to i private residence Upon in1 miry ihc housekeeper told licit j Inr man hud begged it free meal artrt then departed by icar door lOUA Iarlly iIomly snmv flurrics rxtrcnucasl ciildlr past Minuluy nichi Tuesday partly iloitily rnldcr norlhwcsl and extreme rasl inudrralc In incasiimally fresh niulherly winds Monday nichl lircnminK fresh ti nnrlliwcsl Tucs rtuy MINNESOTA Iarilv clomlv Monilay niglu and Tuesday with Mtow fltirrips rstremc uorlh Monday nisht and northeast Tuesday colder northwest and extreme east Monday nisht ami south and rast Tuesday fresh west to northwest winds Tues day IN MASON CfTY wcot ties Maximum Sunday Minimum Sunday nig At 8 a m Monday Snow Prcoipilalion YKA1 AGO Maximum Minimum fUR T h e army Monday exceeded 1000000 men foi Ihe tirst lime since tnc uir The A iir kparlmcn placed the strength today at 1003500 offi ce and enlisted men including j regulars national guardsmen rc I serves oil active duty rind selec tive trainees The army lilaii to attain a strcnsHi of 1418000 bv Julv I The departments compilation showed there arc now 14000 rcg iifnr army ISoOO na tional guard officers and rescive officers on duty Tnei lf70DO in hc u 1 ii r army na guardsmen in the federal and 213000 selective trainee i3 Hurt When Auto Street Car Collide DKS MOINKS punsnow blnUct over Inva Moiid vtailici bue COLNX11 litUFKS called for c perns vere ImM one seriously Monday when mi automobile iid a car collided here Monday Moon jl suffered back injurir iinl shock Alo hospitalized was Floyd Gradncr tl with back ini juries The driver Edward Jensen i was thrown from ihe autonui ihi i oiie and dragged beneath it but roTlm apparently CMapcd with minjr belr VA p ictl n s general Centcast ider temperature ih ring vcst to lu wor iitciv inihcs IS inrli service service irjuric Mans Memory Causes Him to Lose His Car UISMAHCK X Conners memory tVi him iis i Taking a shortcut lie foiiovui i ions abandoned BismarckMam itigliWiiy and when hc uot o I nil niCKKVllACKKR Ci iUP ti t i of I the wet iimc down wu n ah about bovc the normal iut a degree iitic Monday lie Munv formed slush in street nd sidewalks Aa muih as throt iuchiv tit siluv1 had fiilleti in omc sections Mon day mnrtiiin and il vas stiil snow nj iivcr much ot the Uiic iovi Kalis hid three inciics OL iiiniimg City had of mixed now iuicl ii dl ul ii h mi Uatinpnrt iiile Ilalcs v LC cos n Monday itlcniooi rcs For liodge Ch i vi llls Mount Ayr I nu Divnpoi M irate l
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