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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 7, 1941, Mason City, Iowa                             NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME H AR L CM C H i s r wr M m r Ptcr cu IP A o e s v 3 IN e s i THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOYVANS NEIGHBORS VOL XLVII MASON CITY 8RIGHT IPOT FIVE CENTS A MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MAY 7 1941 PAPEB CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 178 Tnmj Too r r J AM Anwuma I Umpire in Argentina Gets Cheer US ARRESTS 115 NAZI SEAMEN Votes to Take Foreign Vessels it nollr tlHTOKS of scries of articles by IV Earl JUII Uaaon City GlobeGazelle manaclDf editor tbe course Qt lour through Soulh America as one or a parly ot 10 of the Carnegie NUMBER 50 By EARL HALL BUENOS play ling baseball in the Argentine too 1 I saw two games this afternoon on a playground in Palermo a softball game between two high school teams and the other a regulation hardball contest bej tween two adult teams j My compan ion in this in teresting e x pcricucc a s Scnor Attredo Wood of the Buenos Aires Y 3M C A staff and from him I learned the background of the current en deavor lo make Uniled States national past iimc an import IV EARL HALL he pointed oui ant sport in Ar gentina First ot all a team game calling for operation on the part of Ihe play ers We need much of this sort of thing pulling together toward a common goal Another point in fa vor of baseball from our point of view is that it is not a personal contact game Throughout the suftball gumc between boys 16 or 17 years olii I Jiad the feelinff that most of the players would ever so much rather kick the ball than catch it I mentioned it to Mr Wood You have something there he commented Thats the very problem we face In trying to in Your soccer want to As a guest on a good will mis sion I am not at liberty to say that the soflball game was not as well played as 1 see on a play ground across the street from my office almost every day dunns the North American boys only a little more than half of the age of the players in to days game But lhat would be the fad if 1 were allowed lo sav it The most remarkable feature of the softball games was a cheer at the end by Ihe losing learn It was directed lo 1 Ihe other team 2 the crowd in atlendance and i this is umpire Who ever heard of a losing team cheering the umpire The sccimd game between a group of native Argentines ami a team of foreigners seemed to lose interest after the first three or four innings and we moved over to a nearby race track whre the final races were in progress before a crowded Saturday afternoon crandstaril Then we walked leisurely through the famous gardens of Palermo where among other APPLIES TO 38 SHIPS VOTE IN HOUSE 266160 Measure Is Sent to Senate to Authorize Step by Roosevelt WASHINGTON e gisla tion to permit President Roosevelt to requisition idle foreign ships in United Slates ports for national defense was passed by the house Wednesday and sent to tlic sen ate Approval came on a roll call allcr the members had defeated two attempts to prohibit Ihc presi dent from transferring any ship taken over from one belligerent lo another The vote for passage was an nounced as 2GG to 120 The legislation specifically would authorize the president to purchase requisition or take title to any idle foreign merchant ship deemed necessary for national de fense for such use or disposi tion as he shall direct1 It would apply to 83 foreign ships including 2 German and 28 Italian vessels and would ex pire June 30 1342 unless the present emergency ended before that date The in r i t i m e commission would be given authority to pur chase or charter foreign owned power it does not now have At the last minute We house provisionstopermit the existing lawsrelating to masters briicers aridcrew and crew Twb attempts were were make certain that those sections would not lead to changes in wages hours and working conditions that might be detrimental lo labor While the legislation still was bclore the hovisc reconditioning of 28 axis ships found damaged j when taken inlo custody con 1 tinned apace Churchill Gets Vote of Confidence MEETING OPENS ATMESERVEY Auxiliary Societies in Annual Sessions Slaufiacher Preaches meetings of three auxiliary societies were held Wednesday morning as the Slsl session of the Iowa confer ence of the Evangelical church got under way here The animal meeting of the con Tncs U S Has to Do More Says Lloyd George LONDON m Winston Churchill won Wednesday from the house of commons a tremen dous 447lo33 vote of confidence despite a strident charge from David Lloyd Geovjje World war premier lhal America has got to do more if she is to enable Britain lo beat Germany T h c whitem a n e I elder statesman in his mosl out spoken utterance in m a n y months warned the govern ment against the speed or amount of ijnilcd Slates aiii and declared Ameri can war organization tradition ally is full of for the British He demanded a real war cab inet and an end to the kind of blunders which have discredited and weakened us However Lloyd George cried I thank God1 for Secretary of WaiStimsons speech of Tuesday night and said it was clear that President Roosevelt by his changed1 attitude and Stimson both realized the gravity of Brit ains position Nevertheless Lloyd George was not among the trio who voted no on the confidence test They were communist William Gallac her socialist Dennis Pritt and Dr Arthur Sailer a laboritc As theprime minister made his way out of the crowded chamber aftertheWvotei groups mem berscollected around hJlfiarid cheered him enthusiastically He paused and bowed Beginning h i s speech in a breezy manner he gradually moved into more solemn tones Never did he make a violent jfesture and not once did he raise his voice lo shout Churchill restive under the old mans hourlong tonguelushing retorted that nearly 300000 Brit ish imperial troops now stand guard lo defend Ihc middle easl and that Britain can count on enough new American merchant ships to help her through 1942 in the battle of the Atlantic The vote was 447 lo 3 anil thus ended a critical twoday debate Britains grravc re verses on both shores of the Mediterranean It was climaxed ay a sharp duel of words between Churchill this wars prime minister and white Navy Ready to Assure British of WASHINGTON Knox said Wednesday lhal the navy is readier now than ever to undertake the job of assuring delivery of war supplies lo Brit and when it is assigned lo such duty The navy department chief made Uic statement at a press conference in commenting on a speech Tuesday night by Secre tary of War Stimson in which Stimson advocated use of t he United Stales navy to assure a victory lor Britain in the battle of the Atlantic At the same time Knox dis closed that the navy was taking over the seagoing activities of he coast guard The process lie said amounts to a transfer bodily of the coast guard ships and their crews Knox was asked by reporters for comment on Slimsoivs plea for naval action right now and he said 1 thought it a forth right courageous and very en lightening talk animated by a high spirit of A reporter asked Knox whether the Stimson speech was designed to pave he way for action by the administration toward the objcc lives which Slimson sponsored and Knox replied no comment Is the navy ready to do the job Stimson suggested the sec retary asked The navy is already ready than was Ihe things was made acquainted Terence ass a whole opened with Argentinas national tree the afternoon seibo and its national bird the liuich here with Bishop C H horncro The seibu tree thrives Slauffachtr of Kansas City Mo in wet places and flowers in bri presiding One hundred twenty liant red twice a year The hor ncro has two maned David Lloyd George who carried the empire through the World war Confidently Churchill declared We have every reason to believe r we shall be successful in holding I tl TV i iiic Villlcv f thc Niic midMediterranean island of Malta Thc prime minister spoke after Nazis Stress Consequences of Such Plan BERLIN Slim sons suggestion that the United Stales fleet be employed to pro tect shipments of material to Eng land prompted in Berlin Wednes day the comment Thc conse quence of such a policy would be clear Authorized spokesmen referred again o the oftstated German warning that any ship sailing through the blockade to England which comeswithin the range of our torpedo tubes will be sunk But the spokesman appeared more interested in a statement at tributed to Stimson that thc Ger man blockade of England is con trary to international law How come was the gist of the German comment It is impos sible to support the thesis that its BRITISH CLAIM CAPTURE OF OIL LINE TO HAIFA Iraq Encirclement of Besieged English at Habbaniyah Is Broken CAIRO forces in Iraq declared Wednesday they had wrested control of the vital MosulHaifa oil pipeline from Rashid Ali Al Gaiianis troops and had broken the Iraq encirclement of the besieged British air base at Lake Habbaniyah w An KAF said the posl which Iran forces had taken along the oil line culling off llic flow of fuel lo Britains fcaslern Mediterranean fleet was occupied by British ground troops after the Iraqis signified that they wished tn surrender by waving while fines when a British scouling plane ap proached r The post probably was Ihe sla lion at Rutbn in the wastelands o western Iraci which the British announced Monday had beei seized by the Iraqis soon aftc lighting started last Friday How British ground troops re occupied the station was not clea but possibly they were ferriei there by transport planes Putba halfway along the pipeline be tween Mosul and Haifa is 32 miles northeast or Jerusalem ii Britishmandated Palestine am 200 miles west of the British basi at Habbaniyah At Habbaniyah pounded inter mittenlly for five days by Iraq ar tillery on surrounding highlands the communique described Ih situation as much easier It said night patrols found th Iraqi had withdrawn from at least some of the highland positions and that the plateau south of the cantonment is clear of rebels all right for England to blockade distinguishing marks It builds a mud nest re sembling an oven horno in Span ish and it is one of the feiv birds that walks rather than hops As had been the case earlier in the week on a jaunt throush the zoo at Palermo nearby hunrtrcds of Argentine mother and countless children were visiting the park having the ministers and delegates from 80 Iowa churches are in attendance The auxiliary societies meeting Wednesday morning were the con ference Missionary society the Conference Tire Insurance society and the Conference Benefit so ciety Preliminary reports indicate increased offerings during the last year it was said Bishop Stauffachcr an hour of lashing by David Lloyd George Britains World war prime minister who sharply demanded a real war cabinet and better organization of manpower With a ouch of acrimony Churchill rclorlci that the speech was not particularly helpful at this period and not the speech one would have ex pected from a great war leader and even nonwarring neutrals but that is all wrong for Germany lo liy to do the same tiling to Kngiand The Germans or showed little disposition to excitement one spokesman calling Slimson a man of much temperament but hardly as an authority on in ternational law It also was asserted Hint his ut terance was not regarded as a stalemenl of official United Slalcs policy Bus Queen Hits Statues Sacred imaffcs bore the brunt if a hammer attack on St Boni face Catholic church at Ionia Monday evening by Mrs Helen Schullz Brewer Stic was Riven a oie year suspended sentence by Judsc T II Goheen at New Hamploii Tuesday when she pleaded guilty lo malicious dcslruclion of properly ABOVE The statues of llic Adoring Angels the bases of which are emblems of tile faith of tUe Catholic church toiiilt by Philip Goetzinger brother of the parish priest were smashed by blows of airs BrewerVham mer The brass candelabra also were battered1 AT RIGHT The statue of Our Iady ot Lourdes in the vestrj room of tlic church also was destroyed It was an exuel duplicate of tlm iiriEina in Hie shrine at Lourdes France jHuge Portraits of Staim Printed in U S DECISIVE HOUR IS NEAR British Newspapers Forecast Early Entry of America in War By UNITED PKESS Great Britains newspapers hopefully forecast early American entry into the war Wednesday to offset powerful blows struck by Adolf Ilillors air and sea forces in the battle of the Atlantic The speech of Secretary of War Henry Stimson calling for di rect United States naval action to keep open the supply lines to the British Isles was described by London newspapers as showing that the decisive was near The question the London Star said is not whether the United States will fight but when At Ber lin nazis merely repeated that the consequences of sending American warships into Ihe bel ligerent zone were clear Work of Ten Years Destroyed Tiic work of 10 years was de stroyed for Philip Goelzingcr brother of the St Boniface parish priesl at Ionia when Mrs Helen Schultz Brewer once Iowas bus queen raged through Ihe church Monday night swinging a hammer Principal items in the damage listed by Father C B Goelzingcr the priesl were an exacl dupli cate of he famous Lady of Lonrdes statue which was sent crashing In the flour in the vestry of the church and two images of the Adming Angels which flanked the altar at each end Tlie statues nf llic Adoring Angels originally came from the Catholic church at Charles City which was burnc about 15 years afo Kalhcr GoelziiiKcr said They rescued from lie Imniingr church by the housekeeper of the laic siffiior Convcrcy Jtalin rVinieCl 111 il lues lo Father GOCI c in i Weather Report boviet Newspapers I FORECAST i r A t r j i I 1 i f ing sportsmen They let me win proving anonthat the Argentines arc above all else polite to vis itors An interesting story could lie written about Hie V SI tmild injr here in TSucnos Aires In ami in its appointments I sus pect it is the equal of any Y buihinff in the United Stales II surpasses any Ive ever seen In both Lima ant Santiago the Christian associations have lo set along with far less than their buililinsor program ncerts and finning such a structure derc surprised me grcally Our parly has now added iti visitmg cards to one more United States embassy the one presided over here by the scholarly and universally respeclcci Norman Ar mour was host to our Carnegie fonp t a luncheon yesterday al need a ministry like thai i assurances of Pentecost supported by a lailv j as of that kind stalcs xvhicl The iUcscrvey church was re cently improved and redecorated including fluorescent lighting The churchmen attending tlic confer ence are guests in local homes for j thc nighl and for breakfasts while the noon and evening meals are served at the church Stalin of the construction ol s assumed soviet Russias prc lips by Ihc United iniership added to our rnvil j Tiie change was greeted Wed large program of new building I ncsday in the soviet press with and repair should see us through publication of huge portraits of j the leader and prominent dis MASON nighl cooler FORECAST CITY Fair and Thursday Wednesday night The nionsignnr Rave the sla in Father Goctxingcr with the ilip GoeUingcr i Tlic church at Ionia was then under construe dncsriay Uon and Mr Goctingcr an ill 52000 Establishment of ihe value will be made by Father GocUiiig er under authority nf ihc arch bishop assisted by ihr tvu lay trustees nf the congregation vhiiii is incorporated After they have consulted with aitists architects and church supply hotiscs to appraise pieces dcslrnyrd their decision musl be reported u and approved by Ihe com I which originally handed down the judgment against Airs rrewer WILL BE SENT TO INTERNMENT CAMP IN WEST Warrants in Roundup Charge Sailors With Overstaying Leaves NEW YORK limit lln German seamen were taken into custody Wednesday in a secret beforediiwn roundup by squads of city detectives and im migration move which one high immigration official guessed was a precautionary measure against fifth column ac tivitie y Tlu rmmdni in Vcvi ami suburban areas part of a nationwide action ordered by Attorney General Jackson lo bring into official custody 60 German sailors im formal Iharses of having overstayed their leaves in this country Commenting on the swift un announced maneuver Byron Uhl district director of immigration said that as far we know these men have been behaving themselves and have not been engaging in propaganda or any thing like that When he was asketi if he thought the action had anything o do with precautions against rifih column activities by he sea men he replied Well Id bp just guessing the same as you hut Id say yes The roundup started at 4 a in EST as the officers armed with warrants began invadinghotel rooms furnished rooms and other places Two hours later tile formerly employed on Standard Oil company tankers iterated into S customs barge office with Ellis Island their next stop belore being sent The move n day after the transfer of 125 Italian seamen from Ihe island to an internment camp in an unnamed western city Tiie Italians had been in terned since the U S took over C axis and Danish ships six weeks ago in American ports Byron Uhl district director immigration said the roundup was ordered Iy llic attorney general in Washington and ex plained thai Inc seamen iiad iirdcrcil deported after hearings several months aso hut had been kept here because of the impossibility of sendingthe men to Germany X Me said 11 sailors had been rounded up here thus far and that agents were still searching for a few The men probably would be sent to one of several intern ment camps being constructed by the government he said when Washington made final disposi tion of ihcir cases The Italian seamen leavijig Wlis island Tuesday were cnroute to Misjouia Mont Ulil said They were skilled mechanics wio wul licljj convert llic roiiner aiiny camp there into an internment Camp As sunn the is icaiiy the embassy home off Given Life Term for Mercy Slaying SUNBURY Pa II Hogendobler 52 year old farmer faces life imprisonment for shoot ing his wife lo put her out of her misery because she had thc asthma and was sick A jury of eight men and four women convicted him f j first degree murder Tuesday night i recommended life despite picas Alter Lloyd George criticized Secrelaiy Anthony Eden for withholding the fact thai Turkey allowed German ships In pass through Bosporus into the Dardanelles to seize Greek is lands Churchill said Turkey not being a belligerent had no right to prevent merchant vessels trom going through thc Dardanelles The prime minister added that Turkey had no right whatever to stop German troops from going through thc Dardanelles To do so would be to quit their neutral ity play of tlic orders for thc cabinet shift by which he replaced Yvacheslav M Mololov B u t there was no further explanation Both Pravda he communist j MINNESOTA lightly valid diabetic who lives with his Fresh brother was working on the easterly i n d s diminishing i allar night i The image were badly dam IOWA Partly cloudy Wednesday atcti J frcvater and heat and night cooler 1UO ttioic Italians now at KIlS island will be sent there il wjj said Tile German roundup extended into Weslchcslcr county where agents seized one man in White father Goctziiiffcr did tint learn Plains and one in Harrison ot the damage until lie arrived Police Capt Conrad Hohcngast home at a m Tuesday to find said nfi to ISO German seamen the church and rectory were to be taken inlo custody with light He had attended thc here funeral of a priest al Norway i X V Iowa Monday and later visited with iis brother priest at Greatly grieved by the damage to obiccls have a senti mental value which can never be replaced the priet neverlhcles made a mint of expressing hi and Thursday slightly northeast and extreme casl Wednesday night fresh westerly i n d s diminishing Wednesday nighf parly paper and the gov ernment organ printed the same fourcolumn photograph of Stalin dircEsing military a c a d c m y graduates Monday Girl 2 Crushed Under Wheels of Fathers Car Partly cloudy south considerable occasional light rain north ex ca r v e d by Mr appreciation for the the people of his congregation He will celebrate May 28 the complc j Tlir seamen liid been em ployee on various oil tankers and as the vessels arrived in liort were replaced by Ameri can sailors The oil ifliniiunics had no way of re turning them Germany so they wcrr brine houscil here at company had lo be i cc i v e ci oy iviri f Coclzinscr tlic priest explained I I yras f in Itic Then began thc arduous task of tolSC3atim handpaiming them Paint on the EuropeTa Aviator Hutt When S150 and is no longer available father Goctziiyjcr said UUCK OlUKeS 00111061 Thc robes of thc angels were IOHT GEORGK WUIGI1T iT ttrong winds west and northwest ASKED BV P T V Avcnida Alixar Wl ecmmncndedlife dSpffc picas cs injured j jocjilily It has been my pleasure of defense counsel that Hoben1 e lul 7 n vas crushed VEA1 to bvma greetings So him from Ins oblcr lacked an adults mind and akm the cilv l ni f ll old onaw friend Col Hnnfoid could not I iJ l lo C1 drive by her fuiher who Maximum cept rain or snow extreme north handpainlcd to simulate lace cov Wcdnesday night and Thursday crctl vith colored embroidered slightly cooler east and north emblems Wednesday night fresh lo mass could be held in the desecrated church for the rest of the week the priest asserted The statuary must be restored ami reconditioned aflcr which a one himr service of atonement must be before masses can IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette Weather Statistics Maximum Tuesday 7fi Seventyfive immigration in spectors tool part in the round up their warrants charging the seamen hid violated the immigra tion law of in overstaying thenleave without permission The agents std sailors from passenger were permitted to remain on American soi 30 days and lhose from freighters or oilier cargo ships liO days Lieut Harry V Hubbarcl of the 17th bombardment group h rei covering in the pol hospital from i the effects of too much duck He i caught the ciuck in his face its it crashed through Ihe windshield of j Minnesota VV 011130 a B23 bomber during a training rv A r I A Dies at Age ot 102 AGO of Mason City i right and wrong distinguish between mil ig in DCS Moines beer bacUing the car uut of the at his farm north of here Minimu Precipitation again be saiii in thc church he Damages for the destruction i required under tlic law to be three limes the actual value of Ihc pieces which he estimated al UKTIRKI VUISUSIIKU VKAZKK Minn fURFuncral RED Minn URI runci services were inranged for Ml T al services were avrrngcd WcdinvJI Coliins who was OL ycarsoki diy for K Grondalil 71 lisher of ncvpaper here fur mmc tllPli years Grondahl who died late Tuesday retired two year ago as publisher of the Red Wing Daily Republican ksl Keb 18 Mrs Collins who hud lived here 71 years died Wiiinesday iftcr a months illness She was one ot the founder o iiie Krazcc Womens Chrirtian Tempcnincc Union   

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