Mason City Globe Gazette, April 24, 1941

Mason City Globe Gazette

April 24, 1941

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 24, 1941, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HARUOM E H His r MEU A r OEPT OF 1C COUP DES its THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XLVII MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PBESS FULL LEASED WIRES FIVE CENTS A copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY APRIL 24 1941 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTION OJT NO 167 Ana Arnmom Democracy Is Sacred to Chileans EDITORS is another of a scries of articles written by W Earl Hall Mason City GlobeGazette managing editor in the course of a tour through South America as one of u party of 12 guests of the Carnegie Endowment for Inter national peace Number 39 By W EARL HALL SANTIAGO came to Chile to fulfill an honorable mission Mow we are giving you another one Take our greetings to the students of the United States tell hem to work for peace and for good American im ders t a n cl i 11 g Tell them that we promise to work tirelessly for BATTLE NAZIS AS BEF EMBARKS Schoolboy Fight Results in Death Will Mean a Week More in Local Plants Paychecks An8 per tent wage increase for all hourly and piece work em ployes of Jacob E Decker and Sons packing plant was an nounced Thursday by Fred Out field general manager The higher wage scale becomes effective as of Monday April 21 The increased wage wjll mean more a week or democracy molc yen Iln Dcekcr cmploves a word which is statement issued at the most sacred to I Thursday Mr Duffiekl said i cnueans iieepjnj wjlrl Armour and I h e s e o r d s that a clear s y e d young chieai boy tt EARL HALL about I3 yea old ended his greetings to us at the famous licco experimental Manuel dc Salas school here this mornng The dramatic charge from the student who heads the institutions self governing council given as part of a program which included a singing of the Chilean national anthem and a Stephen Foster song concluded an inspiring visit at this high school said to be the most distinguished in all ol South America Miss Irma Salas a senoriia of ijimgressiije earnestnessreceived usin net off ice and explained the ideal of this school is seek ing to blaze a new trail in Chilean education trying to throw off the shackles which have held Latin education to a restricted pattern For one thine Hie Sains school is coeducational Other Chilean schools are attended bv either bovs or girls not both The only compromise made with this es tablished custom is that in the Salas school the girls arc dis missed 15 minutes ahead of the boys on Ihc presumption that they will not be seen on the streets together keeping company policies of paying to hourly and piece work plant em ployes the going wage rates that are generally paid in the packing industry the management is an nouncing an 8 per cent increase in all hourly and piece work rates for male and female employes at the Jacob E Decker and Sons packing plant This increase will be effective at tile start of the business day Monday April 21 This wage increase covers ap proximately 1200 employes LYLE CAltMAN fatally But a more pronounced de parture from educational ortho doxy has been effected in the em phasis on character development by Miss Salas and her associates Boys and girls attending this I school are specially chosen by ex aminations and they remain in scliool by proving from day to day that they are capable of profiting from their courses of study In the first week of each school year it is impressed on them most effectively that they have been chosen because of a superior cle pcndabloness as well as because I of a superior mental capacity They arc with utmost 1 ii is upon them I that Chile is relying for tier Huai and political leadcifhip PLAN EXTENSION FOR DEFENSE Creation of Broad Security Zone Would Be Help to Britain WASHINGTON major extension of hemisphczc defense patrol of the North J Atlantic halfway to was reported being p 1 a n n e d Thursday by the high command of the United States navy The creation of such a broad security zone might have the in cidental effect of relieving some of the strain on part of Britains most important supply line but in the absence of details the full significance of such a policy was a moot question FRED itlULIIERN to grand jury WRECK HALTS RAIL TRAFFIC MclNTlRK Traffic was layed several hours Wednesday on the C G railroad because of the derailment of five loaded freight cars The wrecker was summoned from Oclwein to clear the track in the yards at Mclntirc MULHERN HELD TO GRAND JURY IN FATAL FIGHT H S Senior Charged With Manslaughter Carman Is Victim Fred Mulhcm 18 waived pre liminary trial in police court here Thursday and was bound to the grand jury on a charge ot man slaughter in connection with the death of Lyc Carman 17 Carman died as the result ot1 a street fight between the two high schoolstu dents on the night of April 15 acj cording 10 Chief of Police Harold E Wolfe Iyle died at oclock Wednesday afternoon from a cerebral hemorrhage apparent ly the result of a blow Dr Kalpu K Smiley county cor oner reported following a post mortem examination made Wednesday evening by Dr Harold E Morgan The Carman buy was taken to a local hospital the night of the fight and had improved slowly since until his sudden relapse and death Wednesday according to the chief Tlic Muihcrn boy a heavy weight wrestler on the high school team and a football tackle was taken into custody after he came to school Thursday morning and was being held at the police station Reconstructing the happenings of the evening from the story told by lUulhern the chief related that on the evening of ihc fight the Carman boy was on his way home in an auto with other boys When the car stopped near Ninth street 1101 thcast and Elm drive another car containing the IHuihmi boy and oilier lads drew up and stopped also Wages Booste d 8 Per Cent at Deckers ALL OTPIECE WORK HOURLY JOBS INCLUDED Escape Route for Allies MATRUH SID1 BARRANI EGYPT British and Greek troop may be forced lo flee Greece via the Peloponnesus by sea transport direct to Egypt or to Crete 2 and thence to northern Africa if the German drive through Greece results in Athens fall The British Mediterranean fleet is based at Alexandria Sergeant OLeary Gets 3 Year Term in Penitentiary Pleads Guilty to Impersonating U S Recruiting Officer BRITISH SEEK AEHINDBERGH DUBLTQUE Marion Tay lor who masqueraded as a re officerunder the name o Sergeant OLeary pleaded guilty here in federal courl Thursday to a charge of imper sonating a federal agent and was sentenced to three years in a fed eral penitentiary Judge George B Scott proi NEW YORK Col Charles nounccd sentence on Taylor who A Lindbergh says Great Britain broke into the news in a big way sctks another A li F to turn last Jan T when he duped 35 Kl he tide in a losing buttle dora training school boys into be It is British Fight Bitter Rear Guard Action in Thermopylae Sector Hy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS British expeditionary troops were reported still fighting desperately Tluirsday in the Thermopylae sector 100 miles north of Athens in what was apparently a rearguard action to check Germanys blitzkrieg armies until the main body of Hie B 1C K has embarked from southern Greece The Herlin newspaper Heitunjv asserted that the iorman army was approaching Athens by way of Thebes about miles northwest of the Greek capital as the crow flies In London the rJrilish radio quoted Australias acting Prime Minister A Kadden as saying There is no ground for hope that the fightingin Greece i can take a Itirn o our advantage 1 are seeing I lie last slaves of a very gallant rear guard action v German aviators described scenes of the wildest confu sion as StuUa divebombers rained death and destruc tion on troopjammed ttriiish transports lieilii sources asserted that at least 160000 Ions of ships had already been sunk and an official Greek communique acknowledged that assaults by of screaming Stukas had inflicted considerable damage to ships and other in stallations While the fall of Athens and the end of the IJ day old battle tit lie Balkans appeared imminent authoritative quartersin London jn sisted that B E F troops were clinging stubbornly to defense posi tions in the Thermopylae zone n wls n sector the scene ot bloody strife 11400 years ago that the Germans claimed Wednesday their panzer columns had smashed the British rearguard and plunged on toward Athens Aviator Says England Has One Last Desperate Hope British Press Critical of Balkans Loss LONDON writing off the diplomatic and military campaign in the Balkans as a de feat the British press and public x de Soon after school takes up each year a student solfgnvcrn inff council is elected sat through a session of the council today and heard the youngsters debating most seriously a pro posal to alter the bylaws of their organization It was biff liusincss for them and they were in dead earnest No teacher was present Officials here gave no encour agement to the reports of the widened defense patrol but the informed quarters where they originated cited the statement of New Yorks Mayor Fiorello II LaGuardia that provisions had been made for offshore defense beginning at a line 1000 miles out to sea LaGunrdia speaking as chair i man of the joint Ij SCanadian i defense board made iiis assertion i j dining an address at Ottawa j Wednesday The circumstances i fed to the belief here that lit I spoke with while house approval It was pointed out that LaCtiar dia made a hurried visit here Tuesday for a conference with President Roosevelt before de parting for Canada It was like wise considered important that before making his address at Ot tawa he was quoted as saying that it would contain a line giving the whole answer to the question oflyF how far the United States would i go in convoying war supplies to How well does this honor system Britain 1 work1 Weil let me tell you of a i Weather Report FORECAST MASON CITY Partly cloudy Thursday night and Friday with scattered light showers Friday warmer Thursday night cooler Friday IOWA Partly cloudy scattered light showers Friday and north west and extreme west late Thurday night warmer Thurs day nielli and extreme south cast Friday cooler west and noilh central Friday MINNESOTA Partly cloudy scat tered light showers Thursday night and ens I Friday warmer 1 Thursday night coaler Fridayj IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics Minimum Wednesday SO Minimum Wednesday nigiit 2T At 8 a m Thursday 43 Mulhcrn admitted hat they were tollowinc the ear contain ing Carman He stepped over to llic iither car and asked Arc you feeling lucky Come on out jj ff When Carman stepped out laughing Mulhern struck him and when Carman attempted to strike back he was struck again accord ing to the chief and knocked un conscious Mulbcrn and the oilier boys with him then took Carman to a hospital where he regained con sciousness lie was examined by a physician who permitted him to go home with instructions that he should go to bed immediately Mulhern bellied him to return to his home by obtaining transpor tation for him but later in the evening he boy complained lo iiis parents of 11 severe headache and poor sight ami his liihcr took him back to Ihc hospital where he remained until his death licving he the army OLeary enroling them in a heightening critical mood and chafing under a blackout of dpfi nite news from the Greek front grimly awaited unfolding of the full picture of Britains reverses t is now obvious that England were dominant ising the war lie said at an I arc the imperial forces A ijritish spokesman declared that reports the British flank had been turned were basis He said it was very doubtful too that the Germans had seized the island of Lemnos near the Turkishcontrolled Dardanelles Hitlers high command gave few details ol the climactic strug gle and made no claim lo a major drive through the allies last ditch defenses OLeary loaded the boys inlon bus and brought them to Fort DCS Moines here He disappeared after pictures were taken and army officers here spent a hectic night trying to figure out what it was all about and also what to do with the recruits All finally were returned to F1 dora and the sergeant finally was arrested Jnn 2 in Syracuse Kans where he again was en gaged in signing up young men for the army As recently as Wednesday he still insisted that he was a genuine recruiting officer Mrs Sarah Taylor of Oclwein however identified him as her son from a newspaper picture taken at the Fort DCS Moines post AGO Maximum Minimum grape arbor which stretches from ihc school building an old pri vnlc residence converted into a school to Hie street a hundred yards to tiic rear Hanging rum those vines in the school play grounds were some luscious grapes f was even templed myself But the pupils of this Manuel dc Salps school have remembered that they are honorbound Some of of arc from families with an income of no more than 50 cents a day V The grapes will be harvested but according to plan They will not be siviped by the pupils That would affront the ideal of honesty and good citizenship which Irma Salas is instilling in the boys and girls who come un der her influence Classes arc operated on a dis cussion basis We sat in on a half LaGiiardia spuke at the St Gcurgcs day luncheon of ihc Ca nadian club and Canadian Fed eration of Mayors His words were Offshore as we un derstand it is to defend our shores at three hours distance from the farthest point of either the Ca nadian or the United States coast And when I say three hours I mean three hours by airplane do ing 333 miles an hour That is our St Georges day message to the people of England self with he social needs of Santi ago An educator such as Dean Har old Benjamin who led our dele gation to the Salas school today would write of these significant curricular innovations which give promise of being spread some day to all of Chile and perhaps to all dozen of them and saw the young of Latin America stcrs evidencing their eagerness to But to me the most remarkable answer questions or offer ideas Under n special courc of study al fccbra and geometry arc presented in relation to building homes gecavaphy stresses the physical Despite reports circulating that the boys fought over a girl the cause of the ill feeling between the hvo was not revealed by Mut liern vccording to Chief Wolfe Fred is the son of Mr and Mrs j Fred C Mulhern fl03 Twelfth j street northeast i Miiihorii appeared in police t court with hiV attorney Hugh H i Shcpard Comity attorney M L Mason SOCIETY JKKSIDENT BUKIEI AMAiVA werc to held here Thurday leased under S25DU bond for Guslav Miller TO president Funcrl tcrviccs for on appeared for the slate Funeral services Mulhcni after the trial was rc 1 WHO IlT TIES OV K R SKNTENCEO Judge Scott also sentenced two Waterloo defendants to three year sentences on charges of interfer ing with interstate traffic by plac ing ties on a railroad track pleaded guilty The defendants in the taller case were Verne s Hinds 41 and Robert F Franklin 21 Franklins sentence was sus pended and be placed on pro bation for three years Both had been charged with placing the ties on a track over which the Rocket n fast Rock Island streamliner between St Louis and Minneapolis was tojv pass a short time Inter Pasing motorists removed the tics in lime is lo America First Committee rally Wednesday night but they have one last desperate plan remain ing They hope that they may he able to persuade us to send an other American expeditionary force to Europe and to share with England militarily as well as financially llic fiasco of this war Making his first appearance here as a leader of organized opinion through his membership on the committee Lindbergh re iterated parts of an address made in Chicago last week in which lie said U S aid could not win the war for England A crowd thronged Ihe streets j oulsidc packed Manhattan Center as Lindbergh mafic Ins antiwar plea and for a brief time there were sceitos of disorder as police pickets and byMandeis clishcti 1 One man was arrested and later i i sentenced to one day in jail for seizins the bridle of a mounted 1 patrolmans Rnthl s norsc during a kick ing and slugging melee as pickets with antiLindbergh placards were dispersed Lindbergh declared he did not blame England for its hope of an A E F But now know lie added that she declared a war under circumstances which led to the de feat of every nation that last reported Wednesday falling back on Athens Where ivilJ Hie blitz Ic I gions strike next I British saw a lone note of eni couragement in North Africa t where Gen Sir Archibald P vell commander of British middle east forces was reported to have poised his army for a decisive clash with the axis mechanized spearhead that has struck across Libya into Egypt London newspapers which until now had scrupulously avoided criticism on the conduct of the Balkan campaign Thursday re flected a mounting inclination lo call for an accounting The Daily Mail said The government would do well lo there is a feeling of grave uneasiness in the coun try at recent events in the Medi terranean This uneasiness is horn of the conviction that soimthintf more could have been done or some IhhiKs iouhl have been itone differently or more The Daily Mail recalled David Lloyd Georges assertion m that the allied foices in the World war had been dogged by the mocking specter of too lale added In a fight with British rcar ffuards uc succeeded in break ing into Thermopylae positions which were situated in espe cially favorable terrain the German communique said Belueen Larisi and Lamia 30 British tanks were captured A spokesman Wednesday bad asserted that Ihe Germans annihilated1 the British rear guard British middle cast headquar ters in Cairo reported tersely that B E F troops yesterday were in cortact with the enemy but no important engagements took place Dispatches from Athens said that despite the tidings from the battlcfront there was no indica tion of a mass exodus from the Hellenic capital already aban doned by King Genrgc II nnd hi government who lied Wednculav ti the Isle of Crete her from Poland to G On the of tlic Amaua society who died at j man ills llomc TllCSdav Ol ill juries hUf mum ll in nVInrl lln imcl f 1VA I fcrcd in B fell a week ago ITihc Son fungal UetcnSe Mediation subject of any s entry into tiic war he said country is not prepared to wage war in KlUopc successfully i nt This time That is the criticism not that we should have withheld support from Gi eece but that ovn effort both diplomatic and nuli fccblc and too late t sided effort both reece I tarv was too assets of Chile civics concerns it tcature nf this wholly remarkable institution is to be found in its contribution of an educated lion city to the citixcivhip snd the goxcrnmcnt of Chile on the mor row NATIONAL WANT AD WEEK April 2 April 26 During this week 8 INSERTIONS FOR THE PRICE OF 6 4 INSERTIONS FOR THE PRICE OF 3 Remember GlobeGazette Want Ads Bring Results PHONE 3800 iliomc mc with Doctor Roy C D VJ f 11 in pastor of the irst CongreI DO3I Q gational church officiating Burial will be in Memorial Park ceme tery llc was born July 24 1923 at i Kockford but came to Mason Cty as a baby with his parents Mr iand Mrs Cecil E Carman 515 j Fourth street northeast Ho would have been graduated from City high school in June He is survived by his parents bis grandparents Mr and Mr John Carman Rockford a brother Buehl and a sister LaBonna two aunts Mrs Harry Cordle Msson City and MIT Clifford Henderson Potomac III and four uncles Gciald Carman Sheffield Walicr Clinc Charles City and Waircn i m Wilbur Clinc both of Mason City The body will lie in Hate at the i McAulcy and Son funeral home until time for the services Operators to Parley WASHINGTON de fense mediation board Thursday summoned operators and miners to meet here at 10 a in Friday m an effort to end the 24 day shut down of soft coal mines H is not only our right he said but it is our oblhratimi ns American cilizcnslo look at this war objectively and to weigh our chances for success if we should enter it i HURT IN FALI I have attempted to do this I WATERLOO J especially from the standpoint of 42 Waterloo plumber suffered Of German plans after lion tit Greece the Daily Herald quoted foreign diplomatic sources as saying Berlin bad demanded IVim Turkey full military con liol it the Bosporus and DarI dandles straits in exchange for n j slice of Grecian had demanded an immediate reply from Ankara aviation and I have been forced to the conclusion that we cannot win this war for England regard less of bow much assistancc we extend brain conclusion when he tell from a ladder in the basement of 1 home here Wednesday He was reported in critical condition at St Francis hospital In Ilrrliu least imp Ger man newspaper called fur the drulli of a wholesale Iwlch nf royal personages driven friim tlHir thrones by Adolf Hitlers war c IT a 1 1 i n K Ihr liaiiit the kaiser cry f the lpilIS World war Thus Ihe Berlin neepapcr andiXwoclf Uhr Blntt demanded to the gallows with tficsc deserters i tivci photographs of 17 year old King Peter II of Jugoslavia King 1 Xog of Albania Kinii George If 1 of Greece exKing Carol of Ju mania King Itaakon of Norway hard of tiic Ncn erlands rpoccs high command cx i plaining tlic collapse ol the Greek armiiin the northwest after they I had been cut off by German pin xer columns summed up that debacle in seven words j These forces did not poscss antitank guns Even though reports in Ixjndon said the pace of the motorized nazi drive had slackened Britain waited impatiently and in an in crcasingly critical mood for word i of Ihc Grecian finale and was I prepared to hCir the worst subjec muc lowan Builds Pyramid for Burial Place AVERY Axel Pe terson past 70 is called by death he will go to a last resting place like those of the Pharaohs of an cient Egypt Peterson a great reader re cently came across a volume con taining construction details vT the Egyptian pyramids Following on rather a minute scale the plans ot the ancient structures he has built three pyramids in a small rural ceme tery where ho expects to be bur ied near here Concrete and sand stone were the materials used Beneath the largest of the three he is building a small catacomb for his burial place Describing himself as a great fellow to use everything he said the roof and the top sidewalls of the burial room formerly were the iron bed of a dump truck It fits over the lower of stone and cement i Metal doors were salvaged from an old vault The builder says lie hopes his relatives will place his body seat ed at a small concrete tnblc which iie expects to place in Ihc center of the room Avciy is in Monnic county Iowa Uhat fiRlitiiiK still was in progress alone the 100 miles be tween Thermopylae and Athens evidently consisted of desperate rear Ruard actions lo give the rctiriniT allies time to salvage as much as possible Already lost wore all of north ern Greece and Greeces north western army ot about 250000 men which had accepted uncondi tional surrender under the com bined might of Germanv and Italy Premier in ni order of the day exprcsed Italys pride in victory over Giccks declaring ;

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