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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 25, 1941, Mason City, Iowa                             NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME H A It t G ft R HIST ME V t AT r OEPT OF I COUP UOIUES I UNITED PRESS PULL LEASED WIRES THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AU NORTH JOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY BRIGHT SPOT MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY APRIL 25 atCT10M ONE NO D R HINTS AXIS IN GREENLAND NAZI ARMIES PUSH TOWARD ATHENS MultiParty Politics in Chile Told i parly or JJ IUCM hf Clrnc LniKmmcnt Inr International NUMBEK 40 By W EAKL HALL SANTIAGO would be a fool indeed to think that he could come into this South Ameri can republic and in one brief week master the intricacies of its polit ical system In the United States xve iiave t w o principa parties with a few minor par ties gaining places 6fr ballot just to go on proving that were a free land Were c s s e n tially a bipnrty nation B u t d o w n iv F4RT WAT V lleic a W EARL HALL m u 11 i P ariy system and not infrequently be cause of this fact some apparently unimportant group will rind itself in possession of the balance of the Power That seems to be just what has happened in Chile President Pedro Aguirre Cerda came into political prominence as member of the radical party not to be confused with our use of the word To win the election and even more important to be able to con duct his administration after elec tion it was necessary for Mr Aguirre Aguirre is his family name Cerda his mothers name to make an alliance with some other parties The radical party is what is known as a little left of center Aguirre had a choice between dealing with the rightists or the leftists anrl he chose the latter For purposes of expediency thc socialists radical socialists ami communists have lined up with him Jf As in our own eounirv there is no love lost between socialists and communists Socialists hold ing the balance of power have let air Aguirre know hat while they will support his program they do not wish to be considered part ot his administration The communists have not been Greek Government Established in Crete Action in War Crisis V Crete J50 miles frian the mainTand in me Greece the British established bases on the island r ancient eapila al AthBIB island of Ulbrcak of war between Italy and SUI ALUMNI HAVE ELECTION V C Shuttleworth Cedar Rapids Named President of Group IOWA CITY v Craven ShutUeworth of Cedar Rapids has r aps as been elected president of the Uni Iowa alumni associa ion the alumni office rcportefl here Friday Shuttleworth who received his bachelo Last Civil War Vet in Buchanan County Dies at Independence INDEPENDENCE services were being arranged here Friday for George Kays 03 retired merchant and last Bu chanan county Civil war veteran who died at his home here Thurs numerically strong enough to claim a ministry in the Aguirrc cabinet Tncy have gone along with Aguirre not because they love him or his program but becnuse they more greatly dislike the rightist alternative Adding to the ecncral confus sion of the scene is thc fact that Artura Alcssandri former Chil ean president and sponsor of Aguirrc in his earlier days in public life has broken away Thc affinity once cxisicnl between them has way li a vio lent and jislikc Thus while Aguirre and his o callcd popular front govern ment are attempting to carry out the program of social reform orig inated by Alessanuii the task is being performed without the ven erable expresidents blessing At present there i much discus sion of the likelihood of a new alignment of forces behind Aguirre A number of signs have pointed to this and predictions are being made that one day before long the president will come back day Kays who nlistcd at the age of lo m PlattLille Wis was wounded in the knee while om The knee wiuiul however1 forced him to have thu le tated in ism LIGHT FROST IS REPORTED Iowa Temperatures Coritmue at Average of 5 Below Normal DES MOINES Scattered light frost was reported in all sec lions of Iowa Friday as tempera tures continued an average of degrees below dropped as low 324 espectively has been prom aieinjn altiiiini work for several years He is recognized as one of the greats in Hawkeyc footuall his tory having played during the ycars of I92 Shuttleworth was a back was 5 n t r m a 1 and s at Decorah President Discloses US Is Counteracting Moves United States Neutrality Patrol May Operate in Seven Seas F R States No Convoys at This Time Is Claim WASHINGTON AP A possibilitv Ibut avi forces partly occupy Greenland big Danish island in the western hemisphere now under American protection w dscSsc s conference Mr Roosevelt said that utraiity patrol would operate as far nlo the waters of the seven seas as mav be ncccssarv r r the defense of the western hemisphere Lilt emphatically the president said that the aclmimstra liou was not thinking of convoys at this time He described as the reconnaissance of occin areas to determine an aggressor ship might be coming into the western hemisphere Convoying on the other hand Mr Roosevelt said WHS escorting merchant ships in a group to pre vent acts of aggression on them The American neutrality patrol he added could not be made a it one any more than a horse by calling it a horse The president also told report ers thai Americans whn have aken the attitude that the dic tatorships will be victorious had adopted a dumb altitude which was not ffood Americanism Declaring that he was agin and dial everybody was Mi Roosevelt said tluit America was willing U fisbt for democratic He for one thc president added would not lie down before dictatorship Mr Roosevelts remarks the huge Arctic island off northeastern Canada which the United Slates has agreed to de fend were brief andnot elabor ated A reporter asked whethcr tbe United States would have a safe sea road to Greenland After saying that lie hoped so and also hoped there would he no more acts of aggression Mr ern hemisphere and said it thus would come under the Monroe Doctrine Mr Roosevelt declined to be drawn into specific comments de signed to amplify his views on f c convoy situation But he said that for a year and a lialf vessels of the neutrality as a thousand miVuTintolltfAtl lantic from he eastern shorr of Maryland He said tliere were erroneous reports and assump tions at the time that the patrol was operaliiiff approximately miles from the American coast For T yciii and a half Mr Roosevelt said the patrol lias bcci extended bare and pulled in there It is being extended and will be j extended from time to time he I asserted He was gliifl e I hat n ro on I lnrt01 asked how far thc extension FRANK KNOX Is Our Fight might go It was then that he de clared it would be as far into Ihc seven seas ts was necessary for hemispheric defense He repealed several times ihc thought of hemispheric defense in response to nbout the functions of the patrol What it wold do if it encountered a bcl acs o aggresson Mr wo do if it encountered a l KoosevelUvent on to say he ent vessel and whether not at all satisfied field player but his career unique in that he never carried ine ball in three years of comocti Tir K OF c TO MEET MARSHALL Minn Knights of Columbus officers were notified by Grand Knight A 1 Henie Friday that the or ganizations state convention will be held here June 1 and 2 rco at DCS Monies h nthe state was Cily Skies were midtiu ampuj 5 do Thursdays hi 65 at Sioux clear Fair weather is forecast for t nday night and Saturday slight ly cooler in north and west por tions si view 1 I as from his chalet in Vina ciel Mar with the announcement o a new coalition Most Chileans with whom I have talked even ome who dont rec with Ins social reform prorim concede to him a full measure of sincerity That he sometimes ali cemg carried o jiw himself with persons and tics with whom he doesnt is cited as mere evidence of hi scnius for attaining the attain able Newspapers in Santiago nf which El Mercuric is by long odds the largest and most im portant gave a prominent dis play to thc message delivered by Affuirrc to our Carnegie ffroun There was thc inference at icast that in hisoutline of the governments objectives Jhc advancement of public health universal education and true de a precursor of realignments to come had been presented Aguirre is a quieUspokcn squat and swarthy man of pronounced Indian blood He was once a col e a co lege professor of sociology and tendency to approach Eleanor re Ls referred Roosevelt of Weather Report FORECAST MASON and slight ly cooler Friday night Light frost m favorable Lowest 31 in city 28 in coun try Saturday fair and cooler IOWA Fair Friday night and Sat urday slightly cooler north and west Friday nigh cooler Sat urday MINNESOTA Fair Friday mht WASHINGTON iAi Rcpre and Saturday colder Friday i lvc D Ga intro night except extreme cetl Jcgislilun by iclmjiistra jMrfrM i tion tridav lo give the dent Vittly broadened pow lo establish priorilic and lo for defense or not at all satisfied that part of Greenland was nol now occu pied by the axis The president added however that he wouldnt say positively that this was su He replied negatively when iskcd whether thc ovriipanl were j fifth columnists replied affirma mercury j Iivcly when asked whether the i United States was doing anything to cciuntcract axis move in Greenland mcl a moment Inter remarked that his GreenlaiKl statement was surprising GERMANS FLAY US PROPOSALS TOINCREASEAID Speeches of Hull and Knox Denounced Nazis Deny U S Faces Attack IHJLUvTIN DO N AP A Renters British news agency dispatch from the Cairo headquarters of the middle cast command said Friday night that accord ing to thc latest from Greece the were maintaining broken line against vancing Germans Uv IOE MOIUIIS United Ircss Foreign News Edilnr Axis armies were reported pushing on toward Athens in the face of bitter allied re reports British an un the ad COICDELL HULI Waif nr Invasion WOULD RATION DEFENSE GOODS coldcr southeast and extreme I outh warmer northwest Satur Some defence it was day EXTENDED FORECAST Extended weather forecast toi I tite social reform program arned out by her husbands period from 25 lo p m April 30 1941 UPPER MISSISSIPPI Tne temperature will average near normal in Illinois and Wis consin and above normal in Jowa and Minnesota with con tinued rather cool at beginning of period but gradually warm ing middle and last of period Precipitation will average mod erate occurring as recurrent showers or thunderstorms last half ot period IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette Weather Slal Maximum Thursday Minimum in Night At 8 a m Friday YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum j ration supplies British aid Vinson said he introduced the bill at the direct request of Wil liam S Knudsen defense produc tion chief and his associate Sid ney Hillman In addition lo thc presidents existing power lo establish pri orities for deliveries to be made under army or naval thc bill would give him thc right to establish them for deliveries under contracts or subcontracts for thc government of any nation whose defense the president r 1 36 WIXAXT ENTERTAINED LONDON George and Queen Elizabeth Friday cntcr lainetf rolin G Winant United States ambassador and nant at n Buckingham palace luncheon i LH v vni vjnui it i L said that axis forces in Greenland if any could include Uboatc bombers and weather observers fn naval Quarters it was con sidered a possibility that Ger many had established limited bases for Uboats amonj the jagscd fjords of the vast island Although ice makes Greenland waters hazardous to shippingat almost ail seasons it was said that American made submar ines have operated under worsc conditions Officials declined to say however whether there had been ship losses within the ranKC of such submarines Mr Roosevelt reported in an nouncing extension of American protection to Greenland that nazi bombers already had been sighted there this year Weather reports from Greenland are considered important to the air welfare over England because they assist in making accurate forecasts Informed of the presidents re marks about Greenland Senator Nye RN DAK told reporters that in his opinion this wasan attempt to scare the American people adding Lets have less of this scare with so little to substantiate it Senator Lee DOkla told re porters that if the try to get in Greenland weve sot to stop them and if theyre al ready there weve got to throw them out would be allowed to use belliger ent means was not made clear The president did say a patrol would not necessarily lie con fined In the Atlantic The nrcsi iltnt was asked exactly what was the difference between a ciinvoy and a patrol In the first itislanrr lie said H is the esrorl hiS of mireliant ships in n Rrnup In prevent an act aftressiim acainsl those merchant vessels A patrol he explained is a re of certain areas of lh nccan io find out whether Ibere is any possible aggressor ship in the area min the whole of the ocean Hint might he coming into the western hemisphere Theconcerleii demand by tlircc cabinet members for ticj cisivc action in the present war crisis was generally interpreted here as a pointed forewarning tlial a development of top mag nitude was near f secretary of Slate Hull Seci elated rclary of Navy Knox and ScoreI story1 lary of Asvkullmc Wicliird arti drains widely different aurii bc CIAUDK WlCKAUn Cant Be Ton Iatr chronicle nf Ihc war a uf loo little and loo latt1 lie de f that spokesmen loudly denounced American proposals lo guar antee thai increasing aid from tlic United States would icacii Great Britain A mm hiyh eommam statement that C er m a n armies in Greece had won heir way past he British defenses Tlitrmopvlac after a bitter Ihrceday battle and wore driving toward Athens was partly offset for he allies hy the wonLs of Washington ad ministration spokesmen Both Berlin uud Rome at tacked as war mongering administration speeches call ing lor America lo earrv through full aid lo Britain The axis powers momentarily look a comparatively moderate at titude in regard to threats that United Slntcx warshipswould bc sunk if they convoyed supplies mlo he war but in thepast both FJerlin and Homehad cmulia thai any Mich action would illniut with bnmtxLino Adolf Hitler il was in a pecrh that li kind The spcccIics nf Secretary Slalr Cordoll Hull im Secre tary nf Navy Frank Knnx were denounced in he German press as thr result of flood or me plirascs let loose by Presi dent Roosevelt to hiilc ibc fail ure of American aiii to Iiijrn slavia and Greece The slnuiKly repeated Ifnil only a lunatic iniild liclicvc that Grr inaiiy wimld attach the Lnitcil The Germans abi put cmpha i in ihc axis MRCOSC at bca althouah licrlin admitted ins of Iwo helclknovu Ubnat cutnnumdcis and Ilicuships Of ficial aimiiuniemrnli reported rcciillcd said bitais would rouic U KUP Acting Chairman Reynolds D A Car of the senate military af fai he regarded fairs committee said e regare Greenland as a part of the wcst ever resistance will be most ef fective To wait for actual inva sion would be utterly short sighted and extremely danger ous1 The declared policy of the na tion lie added meant that aidto Bnlam must reach its destina tton in Ihc shortest of time and i in the maximum quantify j must bc found lo do tms Knox struck an identical note We cannot allow our oods to be sunk in the Atlantic he said we shall bc beaten if they no ivc must sec I he job IhrouRh This is our fight Wicliaidi theme was that if he United States is to continue as a great nation it must act like a great nation He summarized thc Some capital sources deduced hat plans were in readiness lo utilize ships of the United Slates navy to protect shipping iallcs at Icast m that half of tlic At lantic which Hie administration considers in Hie western hemi sphere Some saw hints of s formal rcasscrtio Of Ancriras historic insistence on freedom of the seas issue in the ttar of 1812 and anain in 1917 One opinion heard was that i a major decision did materialise it probably would have dramatic Berlin ulso released a statement 1 that enemy voxels 1300000 tons had been eized by cntiiiny incc ihc start of the J Nortli Africa the BrilisU reported that another heavv Germaii Italian attack on the hesieeccl city of Tobruk had been repulsed and that 17 prisoners including Germans nad been taken tii Ethiopia the communique added more than 800 Italians were captured and pressure con iiounccmcrit of the transfer of de stioyeis to Britain and President oseyelfs first propoal of tlic iselcnd program were cited as Precedents tion for such an expedi Inc battle of Greece continued lo go agamsl allies but Ger man progress toward Athens much less rapid than d been expected a Berlin There were indications from souiccs that   

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