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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 12, 1941, Mason City, Iowa                             NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME PRESS AKD UNITED Good Will Delegates Described EDITORS This is another or a scries of articles written by W Earl Hall Globe Gazette managing editor in the course of a tour through South America as one of a parly of 12 guests of the Carnegie Endow ment tor International 1cace Number 2 By W EARL HALL ABOARD THE S S SANTA LUCIA IN THE CARIBBEAN I received a tele gvaphic invitation from Nicholas Murray Butler Columbia univer sitys distinguished president to make this trip I noted that the party was to be made tip of jour nalists and scholars One of my daughters observed that more properly t h o re f e r c n c e should have been to jour n a 1 i s t s OR scholars And that 1 confess was a lair statement o f m y o vi n feeling I came to the assign in e n t wit h some misgiv ings as to how I a small town editor would FARI HATT be accepted by EAKl HAUj both the scholarly members of the party and the more metropolitan representatives of my own pro fession Any fears however that I had along this line were quite thor oughly dissipated an hour aftci my meeting with the others Now week after that am seriously doubtful whether a more congenial party could pos sibly have been drawn together Each myself seems definitely to have been chosen with a regard to thespe cial interest orabilityhewould bring to the party But in every case back of the specialized mas tery of some important field of knowledge is a friendly person ality The friendships made on this jauiu f slialf always cherish Ot that I am sure Lets go down the list alpha betically for what might be termed a thumbnail sketch of each Harold R Benjamin dean of Maryland universitys college of education Born and educated on the Pacific coast but spent much of his teaching career at Minne sota and Colorado universities remembered our pleasant THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WAN5 NEIGHBORS 7wEDNESDAYll ARCH MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT F R PLEA THIS PAPEK CONSISTS Or TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONK NO 130 House Puts Fee Limit on Health Tests DES MOINES of another marriage health dead lock in the Iowa legislature de veloped Wednesday when tlie house voted 49 to 36 to place a limit on the fee a physician might charge for a premarital blooct test The senate previously had passed the bill without a medical ceiling Two years ago the house ap proved a marriage health bill with a S2 maximum fee provision and the bill died in the senate committee after the medical pro fession came out against the measure Before accepting the Sa limita tion for any one examination the house refused to approve an amendemcnt limiting the charge liepreseiitative Joseph Wagner tD author of the S5 amendment asked its adoption as a safeguard against those few unscrupulous doctors would charge all that the traffic will bear V The amendment reaci physician shall charge more than Sa for any one examination including ail laboratory tests in connection therewith That was interpreted by ncr and Representative James F Stanek D authors of the amendment as meaning that the maximum blood test Jecs which would be allowable in marriage would total or S5 a person Representative Herman Knud son R one of the sponsors the original bill said it would be a serious mistake to approve a medical fee ceiling The doctors as a jtroup have enough sense to realize that a marriaffc establishes a home and potential customers as lonjr as that family lives he declared Besides if it becomes a prac tice of the profession to charec exorbitant ices public senti ment would kilt the law in mighty short orOcr Agreeing with Knudson Rep resenlatne J JJ Gardner R Lis a physician said When you get stung once you usually dont go back Representative G H Kecney R Mallard asked defeat of the amendment because it would tend to standardize the fee at S3 a person whereas most physicians would charge much leas than that or perhaps nothing at all1 British Take French Ship Into Gibraltar ALGECIRAS Spain other French freighter intercept ed by British warships was taken into Gibraltar harbor Wednesday The ship about 1500 tons is one of a number of French vessels runnicar which haxe been escorted to Gidenblatt meeting at Boulder Colo three years ago Veteran of Second di vision m World war Lead tenor in Carnegie Endowments impro vised quartet Grand combination of scholar and good fellow Donald Dihvorth Brand Univer sity of New Mexico anthropolo gist Possesses an amazing scope of information about every sub ject that ever comes up ior dis cussion From him we learn such ilimgs as the depth of the ocean rt any iven spot the geology and the botany as well as the an ilHopulugy f the islands pa which we sail and the distance to the water surface vanishing point miles from outdeck i chairs Eugene Butler editor of the blaltar iccpri1 Texas Progressive Farmer Al In though southern born he got his graduate work in agriculture at Iowa State college With bis back ground he is able to check this loiva spokesman when he becomes too ecstatic in his boasts about the wonders of the Hawkcye state A thoroughly good feeler Malcolm Davis associate di rector of the Carnegie Endow ment Tf there is a sizable spot on the globe to which his travels have not led I havent leirncd about i This trip was conceived and planned by Mr Davis und it is a matter of comment that he nen Iccieci not even one slight detail two of the worthwhile men 1 vc ever been privileged to mcp William H Messier chief edi torial writer and foreign news specialist for the Cincinnati En quirer Author o Our Ineffective State a widely used textbook on political science in American uni versities and colleges Featured foreign affairs commentator on WIAV Although identified with a conservative newspaper he is pro Charge Monroe Doctrine Abandoned U S Enters World Politics Field BERLIN URGerman spokes men and the uazi press chorused Wednesday that the United States seeks world dictatorship1 and that President Roosevelts aidto Britain program has handed over the United States to the revolu tionary movements which lill Europe How Mr Roosevelt deals with tins revolutionary threat said inc newspaper TSachunisgabc is In owu affair The uress anU official com mentators took the line that German submarines and air planes would prevent Uuiltil States aid from reachingBritain and thai a powerful axis answer to American aidtoBritam woulrt be Riven when Japans foreign minister Vosuke IUal suoka arrives here for axis dis cussions The axis powers a nazi spokes man said will not submit to any effort by the United State achieve world to set itself up world affairs The leaseend to dictatorship or as an arbiter of bill it Vichy Monday Vice Pre mier Admiral lean Darlan ot Frsiice warned British that the French navy would provide con voys for its merchantmen unless the British ceased to interfere with shipping mind scarcely equaled by anybody in our party Clarence Roberts editor ot the Oklahoma FarmerStockman Like All Butler the Texas farm editor he has major interest in the cot ton pioblcm both and marketing utllt II claimed ihas launches American policy on a course which abandons the Monroe doctrine and the United States into world poli tics There was no amplification of the suggestion that Mr Roosevelt has now opened the way for entry into the United States of European movements The press and German spokes man repeated again and again Adolf Hitlers warning that all ships carrying war materials to Britain would be torpedoed They said that the German spring submarine blitz has not yet opened Passage of lie leaselend it was claimed was effected by Mr Roosevelt use of means by which he deceived and betrayed the American people Certain Jewih circles it WES alleged aided Mr Roosevelt in this effort The authoritative Hamburger tremdcnblatf which frequently forecasts nazi policy with accuracy charged that the United States de liberately was seeking to prolorg warfare both in Europe ind Asia Not only does it appear ncccsary to speak of American joint suil ji he outbreak of ihc Kuroperm conflict said Ihc Krcm but of American respon sibility for its senseless proloia tion at both enrls of the KurasTati continent which has been pro vided as a result of the snpporl which Roosevelt hns given to the hopeless British resistance against tlie fundnmcntal new world order The worldwide extension of American interference efforts lias become evident through tancous U S partisanship for Bri tiin and or China VOTE 7 BILLION AT ONCE TO MAKE ALL POSSIBLE SUPPLIES GUNS AND AIRCRAFT FOR DEMOCRACIES PLANlPLANTS WOULD Wont Get to USEDBYFRTO ENACTMEASURE Salonika Key to Back Door of Europe Magna Charta Churchill LONDON rli Minister Churchill formally lhanlicd the United States Wednesday fur pass aye of the British aid bill which he termed a new mufiia thaila an inspiring act of faith With a United States military mission in the later rccc i ved the A m e r Scans in a private room u rch i 1 1 solemnly read the following state mcnt to the house of Indications of Approaching Balkan Zero Hour Are Seen British Quarters in Istanbul Say Bombs Dropped on Greece By THE ASSOCIATED IRfSS German warplanes have already begun bombing Greek towns from bases in Bulgaria it was reported Wednesday as Adoiniitler massed 100000 troops on the frontiers uf Greece and Turkey and sisns pointed to an imminent showdown Indications that the zero hnm might be near were seen in these factor 1 The steady s i u t h u r d movement of navi Ii oops tliruiiRh Bulgaria under way fur 10 days suddenly dwindled to a trickle German staff officers wcr reported to have disappeared frnm Sofia the Uulgariau capi tal and headed for field licad iliiarlers at Plovdivin milrjj from the Greek tinnier 8n milis from Turkey 3 Thousands crnian nid K u I g a r i n n wariluirs cip placed for action iiiihiding sireiixcrcamiiic nazi bombers exploited with cffcil in western Europe last sprin Britisl soiircoat lanbul quot ed a Greek army officer as savin German planes had raided the town of Dee Agach in Grecian strikingpoint of a German attack Belgrade tfispnfchej said Russia had promised Turkey the has in months driving at taiit persons roin their homes and I burying others killed and wound cd in ihc wreckage Siv persons kilJcd in other raid in the English Midlands 150 ITALIANS AUK CAPTITKEO BV GREEKS On the Albanian war jront the Greek high coinmund reported the capture of JUitian prisoners as Greek troops counterattacked aft er stemming an Italian assault of great violence The mountains covered with lumdreds of dead and wounded an Athens spokesman 3aid JUKOhlav dispatches said the Greeks iiaci gained in recklessly successful attacks in the Tcpeleni and Lake Ochrid rcRions Premier Mussolinis liiRh rom mand said Hie Creeks attacked in the Vira valley sector around Blii1 Tepcleiii and were repulsed with REPORT BRITISH TROOPS LANDING commons lease and lend bill as the house is aware became I a w T u csclay uitu ii re ceived imme diately the signature of the presi dent I am sure the house would ivisli me to express on their behalf and on behalf of the respectful GET 2 BILLION FUNDS Roosevelt Declares U S Must Increase Flow oi War Materials WASHINGTON AP Presidonl Roosevelt sent In Lonjfrcss Wednesday a re quest ior a ap propriation to carry out a Iixwi politry of his tfovuni tnejit to niiilco for dciiiocracics every gun plane and tnunition of war that we possibly can In a letter to Speaker fiaybiun IranmittiiiK detailed estimates ot the budget director tor the 57000 000001 cxpcn 1 i 1 u r e Mr Ii u u s c veil asserted monument of generous nation our deep s appreciate otjiy llvgc lhc farseeing cheers loud power ti pact is I definitely a defensive undertakiti growins ul le 5oc objective of keeping conditions The vo scParate wars in Kin ope nrl niuatc industry of Chile is to liavctllc fiii cnst within their His special attention too with a special side trip planned by him and Mr Butler Roland Hall Sharp Latin American specialist for the Chris tian Science Monitor A native of California but a product of Har vard with an extensive experience as a journalist at Genera and nothing armies to fear in soviet red the Danube Nazis Claim 2 Million Tons of Merchant Ships Sunk in Four Months London Wont Comment on Claim of 40 British Transports at Greece By lo KAY BKLGRADK lUfi Diplomatic manors reported Wednesday that British empire troops were land ing at Piraeus the port of Athens thiit transports were about to land empire troops at Salonika Attempts to confirm de reports were unavailing British authorities at London refused comment According to the reports 40 transports were used to take the British empire troops and cfiuip mcnt from Africa to Piraeus and the ships arrived Tucstlny ncpnrts had been circulatin here foi sonic time that Great n iiirl aacinblcfl it least I isions possibly as many n HI men for transportation I remained uncertain when j rr Drasisiia Cvctkoviuh and n Minister Alexander Cin rirMarUovild most pmvcrfu lenuu raiy tins in effect declared in solemn statute that they will ilcvute their ovcrwlielmiiiK In ilustrlul and financial strength to ciisurinir the defeat nuiti ism in order that nations reit mil may live in security liilcranec and frecilnni By so doing the government and the people tt Die United Slates have in fact written a new magna carm which not only has regard to the rights md laws upon which a healthy and ad vancing civilization can alone be erectedbut also proclaims by precept and example the duty of free men and free wher ever they may be tu share the responsibility ami burden of cn loreing them Noisy cheers imirhcd the cloe of Chuixhills statement Although the floor ol commons ivus filled there were only eight men in the u the United States army mission here to CD oidinatc AmerieaiiBritish njri plans They were in uniforms After ihc Cltuivliill received Hie mcinlicrs in t private room and tallied with them for Iri minutes about American aid in Kritniji KOOSEVELT he had signed the Folloxvins the American oriitcijs ucii to Itiitch with a ntlin aroup of members ol parliament nnnrSfii headed by Captain L pliiRc chairman rf the parhnmcnuiry I science committee and induclinq ci Admiral Sir Murray Suctcr Wing Commander Wright and Col Ar thur Kvan The appearance of the Ameri cans in commons was tlie first ot ficial disclosure that siltli a mis sion uvi5 heir The is of Maj feii Ciirlyli11 Wash Mai Citi Alillnrd F Harnitm Col 1 1 IliiUhcr Col B M cik Mai H C5 Moore Mj A Chysl K and mediate enact ment of this np P r ii p r i a tion1 The chief ev e t u t i v o d c f I a r e d tliat A m c r i c a lias felt that it was i in u e r a ti v c lii the security uf America that ive encourage tlie democracies heroic resistance tu aggression by not only maintaining but also incrcanins he tow of material as sistancefrom thix country Therefore he said congress liiu enacted British aid bill In London Prime Minister Churchill announced to the house of commonsthai the British aid bill had become Jaw and termed it a new Magna Charta x x x an mspirmti net ol rcdiiest fnr tlic hisBest peace time ajinropri uum bill j nations liis tiiiv MLiit d foitgrcss Uss than Innirs aftrr he signed the hilt iiiti Imv and apunived the first list it supplies In lie shipped In Hiilain and i Crccrr V Tlie appropriiiliuii tvlijiwic f Director Smith broke the STUOOOOOOOO down into various CHlciones of viiidi tie largest by far was for aircraft and aeronautical material includ ing engines spare parts and ac wco r ordnance nul spine nils ijiclurims armor nnd aminunilion and their for affrknltmal industrial and other cummoditic and articles for tanks armored trucks nnd and i Si automobil amomrjtivi partsUK atcessruie rr vsscis si otiicr upplic material fr ics iiiri J kl make ihcir prospective visit 1 r t itc BERLIN Attacks on Brit ain s supply lines during the touv months from November through rcsiillprl iit t r OTTonn tn r S Sffi total the hiivc I RAf inmb FOUMER FLORAL PARK X Y f ion ift Ot vvas Jo ru of lan navy Onk LiC1 tlicnimrc the communi Apparently it was certain hat iiaci agiccd to sign n nonagsrcsHiOn treaty with Ger many but ii was indicated that oerinany had made neudemands and thai the gowcrnmcnt bad rc i sistecl them j Prince Pfiil ciiief regent fnr Boy jKiii Peter his two corcycnls i I tiic premier and foreign minister firmicr Vladimir u IVtar IVsic war miisle and Uatcr Knlencivic Sim cnc leader met Tuesday iiiuiit to dLi cnss tlie foreign situation The Weather nouncedly liberal in nis personal views A most stimulating cabin inale lor an Iowa editor who in clines to the right in things poli tical Lee Henry Morrison Columbia University Press associate direc tor of the tour One of the partys inoit skillful users of the Spansh tongue A thorough scholar and a thoroughly likable young man Samuel Dale Myrcs Southern Methodist university Dallas Texas Doctor Myres is a political cicfitsf uiifi a specialized interest in iiitcinational relations His close n other world capitals where inter national relations history has been written Graham Henry Stuart head of o political science at Stanford uni versity Native of Ohio and former professor at Wisconsin he was regarded my friends tell me as an extraordinarily inspiring teacher His effectiveness on for mer Carnegie good will junkets es tablished him as a natural for this venture Harlow Leslie Walsler dean of gricultural college at North Da kota university Xativc of Spring Green Wis educated at sin Harvard and Chicago uni j Ranks as one of the best atithnl it cm proximity to Mexico has given him American Indian Related loWa in understanding of the Latinlstcrs Marble Rock Iowa Iowa iitry announced and blasted the docks at Brcmcrliavcn The Ger mans acknowledged damage to a teacher in i Kiel with two killed5 Uinjured Juesday Nightraiding luftwaffc bombers j subjected a city in northwest Eng land to its heaviest sustained as ihips by bomb bit It added that from mines were enemy losses ot included DKS Nash GKS WORLD MOIXKS rTi Yrrnon journalist now aTfilia cd I FORECAST IOWA Fair Wednesday night and Thursday colder Ucrincs lay sliKlllv 0iicr casl and central Thursday MINNESOTA Iair Hcdn ilay iiiRlit and Tliursilay colder Wednesday night and extreme southeast Thursday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette ivcadier stiids Maxinium Tuesday ni Uiiiinnim Tuesday nijrlit 2 At 8 a m Wednesday 27 Snow tra YEAR AGO iMiniimim Precipitniiot Snowfall DEVON FRANCIS Associated Press Aviation Editor NEW than 500 flyers drawn from a growing American reservoir of civilian pi lots have enlisted in Englands iioyal Air force and the Royal Canadian air force iince midJuly last year than 100 air flying in structors in Canada About 10 arc fcrryins Englandbound bombing planes across the At lantic About 80 arc transferring orics A few squadron iilancs from lac airdromes have joined the Kagic the American fighting rsi The full story oC the American volunteer flyers became available Wednesday for the first time a the Clayton Knight committee established last summer to handle applicants sifted through 3 000 applications ji liaif dozen points in United State applicants arc given pivysical and flying before being sent to Canadian authorities Now British Forces i for service in the dominion Lngland or in ferry work The examination points are ad jacent to Dallas Chicago An geles Kansas City Oakland and New York X Anthony Hanzlik of Fliuhiiif N Y who handles examinations in this area for he committee headed by and named after the war flyer and commercial artist emphasized that enlistees are accepted from neither the airlines nor the United Stales armed services Xo flyer needed in tins country being accepted he said Only one of five applicant has proved capable enough for occep1 tsnce The committee hopes to obj tarn about 600 additional pilots j The safety record of the men I now in service has been extraor dinarily Rood Two Americans have lost their lives in crashes in Canada One was killed in Eng land Allaniic crossings in Loc Givcn teniBorary commissions without loss nf American cit izenship they have had to learn to fly not only singleengine liglil planes and multiengine trainers the rase of Americans In cane and spitfire fighters and bombers such as the Blenheim u vSW crs and J en ot dgc c been in their middle twenties All j crs and Consolidated patrol Dombcr flying boats have been i without incident arc required to have a minimum of 300 hours aloft S7WOOOODU for furijilirs and equipment for the munufacuu c r procfuctinn nf frfense articles inl Hurling ncqtiii iiun miiintciunuc and operation nf lcstinc Jnspc iiiR iii sooci vorkmg order any dcteiiMiliiclrs for the fiovcii mcnt cr any country dc lciistur president doom vital to tir tickuse of State riiiJiist item jresumably c used in pur U cffcctuic tcnn I tinIJrititi lir warships of Grra Britain migla be repaired in American basei The bmlgei dirctois sitctticiit that the president be l lowcd to transfer up 21 per iout of 1iy of these varioussums n i me category to another but viil iiv ipprnpnilioii to be in creased by ihat process bv mote than pr cent Plans mcanwfiCc were fornui I a led tu rush thr rctjiiesl Ihrousli Speaker liaylmrn announced a press conference that the appropriation bill probably ould he ready for lousc de hat on Monday or Tuesday of next week at the latest We arc ToiiiRr to put anything else aside wlirn a thins like that nomes up lie said In addition to the larecr items SI0000000 was rccom mended for payment of expcnscs to carry out purposes of the act not specified or included in thr various general categories of proposed appropriations llier 10000000 rccom   

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