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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 24, 1941, Mason City, Iowa                             NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME ASSOCIATED PflESS AND UNITED THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWAN5 NEIGHBORS LEASED Am Arnsnlam Has Lynch With Official in Panama KDITOJTS h i s is another or a scries of articles written by Earl Hall Mason City GlobeGazette managing editor in the course of a tour through South America as one of a party of 12 guests oC the Car negie Endowment for Interna tional Peace NUMBER 12 By W EARL HALL ABOARD THE SANTA LUCIA AT ANCHOR OFF BALBOA we rctuvncd by rendy for 12 days of sailing to Val paraiso Chile I look back oti an enormously interesting and stren uous day It started with a 5 oclock ris ing at Hotel Washington iuColon at the pacific end of the ca nal an early morning train ride across the isthmus paral leling the canal construction a four hour mo tor ride under c o iu p e t e n t guidance about Balboa Heights and Panama City a de lightful 1 u n c h cials of the Panama republic an audience with the Panamanian secretary of state and a visit to the canal ad ministrations great building in Balboa Heights Even at the close of the days riding I hadnt yet accustomed myself to the Isthmian custom of driving on the left side of the road The practice dates back to the building of the canal when West Indian laborers brought up in the Britishtradition were brought into Panama in great numbers They insisted on driving their mules on the left side Near ihe canal administration building is an eleven hundred bed hospital bearing the name and honoring the memory of General Gorgas whose triumph over yel low fever made the canal a possi bility after the French had squan dered some two hundred million dollars on the project General Gorgas and Teddy Roosevelt arc names spoken in reverence down here along with Balboa Boliver Santander and other Latin heroes At the lunch it was my good fortune to be seated alongside lulio Ernesto Heurlemattc as sistant secretary of commerce Son of Panamas foremost mer chant Julio was educated in Europe and at Wharton school of commerce in Philadelphia His English vocabulary includes even the latest American idioms So hot etc Our party agreed that in manners and per sonality he is nothing short of a charmer Conversation during the lunch served on the terrace of Panama Citys ritxy Union club was pretty much dominated by Signer Hcur temalic Me to pre sent tinPanamanian viewpoint on economicquestions relating to Slates and his His regard for Panamas young presi dent tfarvardtrained AnuiHo Arias is little short of herowor ship In the past1 he said havent been interested even slightly in politics I had looled upon it as a for the grafters and raeket rerj But when I came io know Hi is fellow Arias I became con vinced that he was completely sincere and honest in his desire lo improve the lot ot our little coun try f count it a privilege to help him carry out his program even rt considerable financial sacri fice Heurlcmaltc dwelt on the fact that its a young mans ffnvcrnnicnt Arias who spent six years a Harvard training for surgery is only 3D years old Our host was graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1032 A number of others still more youthful were mentioned Speaking foithrightly on the charge that President Arias is pro axis Hcutcmatlc of FrenchJew extraction himself asserted the big boss is first and last pro Panama If Arias has any senti mental leanings it would be toward the United States our host in Fisted But this he admitted is definitely secondary to his zeal for Panamas welfare Tiiis I should acid is not a viewpoint shared by all or even 1 majority of those 1 met during my stay ir the isthmus Hcurtcmaite dwelt at some length on Panamas serious ceo MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MARCH 24 1941 MASON CITY BRIGHT SPOT THIS IfflS SSTWO sseaoKa NO 140 SERBS TO SIGN FEAR OUTBREAK Senate Passes 7 Billion Aid Measure K Discuss Common Problems photo was taken as members of the Carnegie endowment party had lunch with hlgh officials iu Panama Assistant Sec t iiCommeiec EHcurtemattc in white is seated at the head if the table at the Union club Malcom AV Davis head of tiie tour js llcmlema lies right Pictured at he right is W Earl Hall Sporfs Fans Ride High HORNS OF DILEMMA 2 Teams From Same Town in State Cage Meet for First Time Approximately 27000 towns folk Mason City were riding the horns of dilemma Monday all because two local teams the Holy Family Maroons and the Mohawks of the public high school will battle in the opening round of the boys high school basketball state meet at the Drake fieldhouse Des Moines Thursday night at oclock Like a bombshell the pairing announcement broke on Ihc town Monday and immediately Ihc Question of the day became Which side arc you rooting fur The unique predicament became possible for the first time tins year when parochial schools were in vited to join the public high school in Ihe animal race for the state prep basketball crown In the sectional district and sub state pairings t b e parochial schools were listed under the towns they came from The pair ings for Ihc slate meet are ar ranged alphabetically and thus the two Mason City schools were put into the same pairing A total ot 250 tickets arc on sale at the Mason City high school for the Mason City re served section at the boys high school basketball state meet Drake fieldhouse Des Moines Thursday night The tickets priced at 75 cents arc for Holy Family and Mason City high school fans and for the general public The tickets arc ffood only for Thurs day night and the scats will be lichl until shortly before the first jramc nl approximately p m The special Mason City section is located downstairs oil Hie cast side of the Drake ricldhouse Falls but the two Mason City quintets wiped out the possi bility when they put the Cedar Rapids clubs out of the run nine Mason City high school knocked off Roosevelt of Ce dar Rapids Thursday night in the first round and Holy Fam ily defeated St Wenceslaus of Cedar Rapids inthe finals Sat urday At the substate finals at Cedar rails Saturday night Mason City stood as cne solid block for its two teams in the last games there Vvhile Holy Family battled St Wenceslaiis in the finals both Ma roon and Mohawks cheerleaders led the large crowd in yells And it was the same story when the Mason City high school played Bui Thursday niglit ii will be a different storv PLAN TO SEND BILL BY PLANE FOR F R NAME Many Who Opposed Original Lendlease Support Huge Action WASHINGTON sen ate pushed and sent to President Roosevelt Monday a appropriation to finance the ad ministrations allout British nit program The vote was 6T to 9 The appropriation already passed by the house was ap proved without change During the two hours debate preceding the vote many senators who op posed the original Icmllcase measure said they irould vole for the appropriation to carry out the law Arrangements were made to fly the bill to the president now cruising in southern walers Two republican senatois who vigorously opposed theadminis trations aidtoBritain legislation of Michigan and Brooks of their full support Monday for a S7 000000000 appropriation to car LOVE BALM ASKED Charles City Man Files Suit on Alienation of Affections Charge Marriage Health Bill in Conference DES MOINES MThe Iowa house Monday insisted on a medical fee ceiling in the marriage health bill and sent that measure lo conference committee Several days ago the senate had refused to accept the maximum fee provision Speaker Hobevi D Blue imme diately appointed the following house conference committee to iron out differences between the two bodies in the measure Ueprcsentativcs II F Hissc 11 l Knowlton ft Claus Itandall R Manlv and Herman Knudson U Mason There was no debate Knudson merely moved that the house in sist on the ceiling and the motion carried by a voice vote Sponsor of Ihc bill later said they had decided not to press the medical fee issue on the house floor but to try to have it elim inated in conference committee HOCSE VOTES FOU STATE BOILER INSPECTOR Told by Representative Leo Hoegh R Chariton that explod ing boilers maim M or 55 per sons a year in this state the Iowa house Monday approved the bill providing for a state boiler in FLYERS SWOOP DOWN IN RAID AT CHERBOURG Medium Heavy Attack Made on Berlin German Planes Mostly Inactive ry out the law Whether we or not Vandenberg told the senate the die is cast arc confronted ivtih condition Hot a iheory If there is a chance of keep ing out of war under this theory of interventionitlies in swift ly and boldly proceeding In giv ingaid to oar quasiallies I hope the managers of this program succeed in keepint us out of war but if they 1ail I want lo be no part of their excuse Brooks told the senate he would vote for the appropriation on the express promise of the adminis tratton leaders that this is a peace bill and will keep war away Iron our shore Senator floor manager for the bill told the sen ate during debate that if this na tion aided other countries than Britain more money would have to be appropriated to carry out the leaselend bill Is the senator convinced askedSenator Vandenberg R Mkn that the money involved here will be sufficient tor the twoyear life of the bill I am very fearful that is not the case Adams replied There is no escape from the conclusion that additional funds must be provided if we arc to maintain Cliina Greece and other countries in their fight CHARLES CITY suit for charging alienation ot af fections was filed in district court here Monday by Jesse C Lynch operator of a superserv ice station against H A Davidoff groccryman fur the loss of his wifes thai he still thought this I afoc ions S7500 on the claim lion was sound nri In la j nit jjHviclolf hud completely obbring not only clanger but cntns i tamed Mrs Lynch confidence trophe and disaster lo ny coim and affection and that this was try He added however thai Adams who voted agi The high school also has on sale j deliberately and purposely tickets at 50 cents each for the two Thursday afternoon games at the Drake ficldhouse Season ticket at S250 each can be pur chased by writing Lyle Qiiinn 015 Valley National Bank building Des Moines Purchasers can ob tain their season tickets at the D club office Drake ficldhouse DCS Moincs Thursday night is when the two Mason City quintets Holy Family and Mohawks meet starting ai Mason City high school fell into he class A section during Die three previous tournaments and therefore did not meet Holy Fam ily which is rated in the class B division of schools under 100 stu dents However class distinction is dropped in the home stretch the state meet at Des Moinos Many Mason Cityans ing bow the teams were paired were hoping that it would be two Mason City teams in the finals of the state meet but the announce ment Monday smashed any chance of thaf The same situation also hart loomed for Cedar Kapids in the subslate meet at the Iowa Slate Teachers ficldliouse Cedar and asks on two counts of exemplary damages Lyntli also filed suit for di vorce on grounds of cruel and inhuman treatment The couple was manted in 1918 and separat ed last Friday accordinsj to the petition Lynch asked custody of since it had become law lie t garded himself as much bound by the bills requirements who voted for it as those h lliuMisttCitlly ihe Mirrcut AnasJ program to drive Chinese and 1 Hindus out of business as a means of giving our own people a He talked pointedly too about the adverse effects of the U S commissary system upon the Panamanian economy This was so interesting to me that I plan later article to discuss ii giving imiics Joins of view At this point our ship is wciahj inn anchor Buenaventura is the next slop The Weather M A SOX C I T and slightly colder Monday iiiRhl lowcsl aboii 33 in cilylo 20 in surrounding country IOWA Fair cast partly cloudy lo cloudy west Monday and Tuesday slightly colder northeast Monday night MINNESOTA Fair colder south Monday night Tuesday partly cloudy rising tempera ture northwest IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statis tics Maximum Sunday y Minimum Sunday night 27 At 8 z IT Monday 28 YEAR AGO Maximum 17 Minimum g The figures for Sunday Maximum Saturday 39 Minimum in 2 At 8 a m Sunday YEAR AGO Maximum ifi Minimum Precipitation Trace He declared that the 57000000 000 appropriation had been based on estimates of British needs only and added that the senate appro priations committee had received information on what aid wo may give Turkey or olhcr coun tries BRITAIN WARNS JUGOSLAVIANS BELGRADE Jugoslavia Britain in formal representation on Jugoslavias prospective axis partnership warned this nation Monday niglit that she is delud ing herself if she believes that joining the axis will be condoned by the British government The note referring to British Jugoslav friendship sealed as al lies in the World war expressed astonishment at Jugoslavias change from the longes tablished policy of strict neu The British minister Ronald Ian Campbell delivered the note to Foreign Minister Alksander CincarMarkovic Whether it contained any allus ion to possible British retaliation could no be learned officially but diplomats expressed belief that it pointed lo British action as threatened ii the case of now Germanoccupied Rumania and Bulgaria Vote on the measure which now returns to the senate for con currence in amendments was 77 to 22 The measure authorizes the state labor commissioner to ap point an Inspector and deputies It would assess a fee of from ttr 514 for the annual examina tion of boilers within Ihe scope of the act Requested by organized labor the bill would not apply to the boilers of locomotives heating units in residences and small apartment houses and boilers used exclusively for agricultural purposes X Uy a 5710 vofe the house Monday ainrnilei anil passed another senate measure a bill tu increase the minimum sur plus of new mutual insurance companies other than life from S5000 to SIOOOG The insurance commissioner would be empow ered to boost the minimum to if he saw f Opposing Ihc latter measure Representative Walter S Arant D Des Moines declared such a limitation not only would stop new mutuals it nlso would kill some of the companies already here He declared n reserve serves no good purpose but mere ly means that much capital tied up in cold storage iRohdeGets3 Year Sentence in Prison MT ffKASANT W alter Rolule Monday was sentenced lo Fort Madison slate prison for a term not to exceed three years on his plea of guilty to a charge in connection with the recent al leged attempt to hill Representa tive Hailan C Foster in his home near here Fosters scalp was grazed by a ballet fircci through the window of his farm home on the night ol Ian last IOXDOX aerial ma rhmcgun attack on German soldiers parading before break fast outside barracks near Cher bourg was reported Monday by British flyers returning from a daylifht air raid fin the Ocr manlicld French coast By TIIK ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON British bombers Turks Reds Will Declare Friendship TurUey unofficial but reliable source said Monday thit Turkey and soviet Russia would publish simultane ously at midnight Monday a common declaration of friend ship The declaration it was said will mean Russian aid for Turkey by every means short of war if she is attacked by Germanv iei iar luiiucasca junior In London a aeutcis British partnership in the axis military news agency dispatch from Belj alliance the Jugoslav government grade said large formations of night ordered stern mili Germnn troops in Bulgiri tnv antt nnlir wsmn tr a rapid advance Sunday afternoon down the Struma river valley toward the Greek frontier Previous Turkish reports fore casting a RussianTurkish declar ation had said it would reaffirm a nonaggression pact already ex isting between the Moscow and striking while w c a Lh e r NEW MINISTERS ENTER CABINET PROTESTS LOUD British Make llth Hour Appeal Train Ready to Leave for Vienna 15 V THE ASSOCIATED FltESS BELGKADE Jugoslavia All se for fullHedged junior government mean the same aid for Tuvkcv grounded all but a few German Winplanes raided Berlin Sunday night in an attaclc described Mon day as medium heavy although less intense than the big bombing ot the reichs capital the night of March 12 While the raiders hit at the rcichs capital for the 8th time ulhcr RAF forces were said tu have bombed objectives along Hie flight route across north western Germany and the navi liclil channel ports The targets in northwestern Germany ware Kiel and Hanover An announcement from Ber lin said most of the raiders aim ing at Berlin were checked at the outskirts but some penetrated to the center of the citybombing from great height Civilian casual ties were reported but the Ger mans snid only residential dis tricts were hit A German radio broadcast reported by CBS said fire bombs fell on Berlins diplo matic quarter Heavy explosions were heard across tiie English channel and flashes seen through the haze across the Strait of Dover were taker as a sign lit British again were pounding the Calais area Monday morning a flight of McsscrichmiU 10ls was sml to have divebombed the residential tary and police measures to cope with any outbreak when the power pact is signed A special train got ui steam to carry Jugoslav emissaries ti Vienna Monday night now that a patchwork job of smoothing over Jugoslavias cabinet crisis had been completed Premier D r si g i s a Cvetkovic principally suppliWas fi a has Tcr Da g s1 Cvetkovic been supplying China rounded out his arrangements for been supplying The declaration it was said will contain these three points I Denial if rumors spread abroad that if Turkey enters the war Kussia will stab her in llio bach Assurance that if Turkey is obliged In fight Kussia will maintain benevolent neu trality toward her 3 Reciprocal Turkish assur anccs tu Uu soviet According to this information it will be based on the Turkish Russian nonaggression pact of Some political sources said it was negotiated by Soviet Premier and Foreign Commissar Vyachcs laff Molotov and Atkay Alihay dar Turkish ambassadorto Mos cow They said the declaration would not be limited to a signed he border to offer their services agreement and that there were lc e Creeks Thcv were said io secret clauses specifically meninclude four generals and three tionniR the help lo be given officers of Ihc royal guard key by RtifSia in castof Turkish j 1amrjhleis calling for mas conflict with Germany meeting of protest Tuesday in a 1 Belgrade public park flooded this i capital Police deilnrcd however I HUH the meeting would be broken i up killing a small sons and later number of per flew along the departure by ordering police on M hour duty through the country and by forbidding all public meetings Starring at midnight Monday all army loaves will be cancelled and troops in large towns were in slructed lo keep their arm in 1 rcadines Authorised sources in ticriln inliuialcil that an important of ficial communique on the Jugo slaviaaxis situation could be expected Tuesday afternoon This was taken by trained ob servers to mean that by then at lung last Jugoslavia would be a member of the axis Reservists were being called to tho colors With opposition to the alliance growing hourly there were re ports from theGreck frontierthat Jugoslav officers were crossing LOOK INSIDE FOR coist machinegunning the shore The night was the second in succession during which Britain presumably because of bad weather over Germanys conti nental flying fields had a breath ing spell from heavy assault Only a small number of enemy aircraft operated against this country Sunday night a communique said A Few bombs dropped in eastern Eng land damaged houses and caused some casualties Neither were there any major raids OIL Kngland during the diy Sunday when the fAF swept i down the French const from Ca1 laix to Brittmy j A communique said a block German barraclis was destroyed byhigh explosives in an attack on the port of Quibcron near Lorierjt and a German escort ves sel described as an antiaircraft ship hit near Brest UAF KECEIVES HUGE BOMBERS FROM U S Britons were told meanwhile be RAF lias stirled receiv ing huge fourmotored bombers llown across the Atlantic from the United States and has vast liid j dcn stores of bombers and fight e BULLETINS ISTANBUL im Diplomatic quarters reported Monday night that Russia is likely to sign a non aggrcbsion pact with Japan lo uaiancc a communique expect ed late Monday night or Tuesday assuring TurUey that she need fear no aggression from Ihe soviet HELGltADE Jugoslavia ItP diplomatic quarters de clared Monday night that soviet Itussia bound to Germany hv nonaggression and commercial accords had forbidden cxpurt of oil to the rcich since March 1 the day Bulgaria joined the axis and German troops nourcd on lo Bulgarian sail LONDON 1Brilain Mondiw men in the year 1 couniricv A roinniiiiiiiiue announced that the cabinet split over pros jicilive adherence to the axis had been settled and that two new ministers already had as sumed their new duties DraR omir Ikonic as minister of pub lic welfare and Caslav Xikitovic as minister of agriuulturc V A third Serb minister who was reported unofficially to have re signed Minister of Justice Mi lajlo Konstanlino had been persuaded to reconsider and remain with the government His resignation had never been acknowledged officially There indications that antiaxis leaders in Jugoslavia were planning to organize free committees outside the country in much Ihc same mamier a other novel iiinci us vf German invaded BILLY CONN Rated in Top 3 lor Crown of Joe Louis PAGE 10 Mohawks Holy Family to Clash in State Meet PAGE 9 AAA Meeting to Be Held at Emmetsburg PAGE 16 old group to regiler for niiU tary service on Saturday April MATSUOKASEES RED OFFICIALS MOSCOW Ioi cign Minister Yosukc Matsuoka conferred Monday with Premier Viachcslav Moiotov on Russian Japanese relations and planned to leave Monday night for his viH Germany and Italy on which ready to lake a hand in thcllc foreign eorrcspondcnls battle of Britain question of peace or war may Lord Beavcrbrook minister for I aircraft production said in a1 MwlMcoka with li aides arrived j radio Sunday the aircraft and was guest of honor I rcerve secreted in storagen il dinner which Gen houses distributed everywhere j Yoshitsttgu Tatckawa the Japan surpassed anything that hasc ambassador gave at the CLII gonc before anything in the lory of aviation1 Bcaverbrooks ministry dis closed in a communique that the firit of the fourmotor bombers I flown across the Atlantic were longrange bomb1 er produced by the Consolidated Aircraft corporation of Snn Diego Cal said to have a speed of 335 miles an hour and a range ot 3000 miles Allhough Jujclnj lost li Ihe proBritish or even the neutral camp Britain appeared in be making Uth hour efforts to slave off her partnership in tiie axis H reliably reported in Cairo thai the Briiisj minister Belgrade had appealed to Ihc gov eminent not t betray1 lugn slavia in the face of rising public Opinion I British pros dispatches from Belgrade declared that Germany I seemingly assured that there I would be no flank attack from Jugoslavia was hurrying Jen y force of her army in Bulgaria down the Struma river valkv to ward the Greek frontier Hundreds of thousands ot Brit iVli troops were in Greece to ml slcr Greek resistance to any Ger man thrust acvoxthe fromie The start of the battle of the Bal Bug Forces Airplane Down in Open Field NASHVILLE Tenn A bug forced M P Jones airplane down i an open field near here Jones j a student flyer said the insect be came lodged in the air duel of the planes carburetor causing moor trouble lones escaped injuiy but the tail of the ship was damaged For Complete Listings Turn to the Classified Page NOW Remember Globe Garette Wont Ads BRING RESULTS 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