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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 26, 1941, Mason City, Iowa                             NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HOME EDITION THE NIWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA MASON CITY iRiGHT SPOT FRCALLS UP FORCES IN PHILIPPINES Japan Freezes U S Funds X Posse Captures Man Sought in si si Retaliating for American Order ENGELBY 42 IS LYING IN FIELD WHEN CAUGHT Hiding Place Revealed After Request Is Made for Water to Drink Engelby hunted since Friday for the slaying of Ins wife was captured in a corn field near his farm home Satur day noon by a posse of officers and deputized deputies Engelby a farmer near Frost Minn had been sought for the murder of his wife at their farm home Friday noon Just 25 hours afler lie slay ing the 42 year old farmer was captured by three armed posse men Engelby was lying flat on the ground hiding from the pos se which had surrounded him when the three men discovered him As they pointed their guns at him he seemed quaking with fear and made no attempt to re sist arrest The farmer was taken to the Blue Earth Minn jail where he hcld Pending charges Officers stated they believed En gelby after slaying his wife had gone to the cornfield and con sumed some beer They found a partly empty beer case near the farmer A tip on Ehgelbys whereabouts was received after the farmer had emerged from his hiding place at Saturday morning and asked some Mexicans residing on his farm for a drink of water They reported to officers and a posse was hastily organized and sur rounded the field It had previously been be lieved by Sheriff A Mathies of Blue Earth county that En tfclby had escaped from the cornfield and was in Iowa near Atjona and Rake Included in Hie posse hunlinp Engclby Sat urday were airplanes plus IS men armed with machine Buns rifles and shnlgum Mrs Henry Engelby wife of the fugitives oldest son told authori ties she had struggled with Eng elby in an attempt to wrest a 33 caliber rifle from him but that he overpowered her He was too strong for rrV she said As his wife turned to run into the house Engelby shot her in the back the daughterinlaw said The couple had been quarrel ins before the shooting she said Engelby had been drinking heavily and quarreling with his wife she said As his wife turned io go info the house he shot her in the bach Engclby then got in the car and I drove to a field where set oral of his sons were working telling one of them to get in the car so they could go to Frost for Dr Louis Hanson The son did so When the car got to the first corner Engelby got out and ran into the cornfield after telling his son to go on after the doctor it was reported Sheriff IMathies said neigh bors reported Engelby had not been getting along very well H f yi IS being sought n connection the slaying ot wife at their farm home near Frost Minn 1nclay is pictured above seated beside his oldest son Henry Ihe slayer is holding his youngest son on his lap Henry is seen with his youngest son NAZIS DECLARE 2 Overcome SOVIET IS POWERFUL Claim CounterAttack by Russians Beaten Off in Vyazma Area BERLIN UR The German mn MVLHI uut high command said Saturday that j Thursday afternoon and nevei a powerful soviet counterattack has been launched northeast of Smolensk Bad weather and pooi roads are hampering the nazi of fensive in Russia the statement said The official communique re vealed that the Russians had massed powerful reserve forces in the Vyazma area 85 miles northeast of Smolensk on the road to Moscow and thrown them into a strong counter at tack in the region to the west and southwest of Vyazma The his V command claimed tnVn u the dining room near the tnc fan that Orvm Engelby shot and killed his wife dur ing a struggle at their home Friday LOWER of the Orvin Engelby farm home scene of the slaying near Frost Minn is pic tured Photos by Mrs Susan EiseJe of Blue Earth Minn i Collecting Aluminum Find aluminum drive Friday spared Mrsl mcnt Lucy Herrmann BO considerable discomforl First word of the shooting came when a 14 year old son of Engel by came to Dr Hanson in Frost The boy lolri the doctor he was i nJUred Woman working in the field when his father drove up ind snid Go pet Doc Hanson your mothers been hurt Dr Jlmson accompanied by Village Constable George Carlson went to the Engelby farm and found Mrs Kngelby dead She had been shot through the back The victim was the mother of 10 children ranging in age from 1A to 20 years The slaying victim was the for mer Oma Johnson of Jewell She is survived by her family and a and two sisters Engelby had been to the Keely institution twice for liq Hor cures and had returned from Kccleys only last spring Five empty beer bottles were found in a case in tlic cornfield 11 was Ihe opinion al Frost that the drinking had driven Enjrolby lo murder urday in the portion of the inter national settlement occupied by he Japanese military The shoot ing was in the area north of Soo choiv creek and again caused the Japanese to close the bridges over the strcsm The incident height DES MOINES C7i The rjify eiled tension arising in the result of British and I however that the soviet counter attack had been beaten off by German forces with heavy losses to the Russian troops The high command admitted that bad roads and bad weather are hampering operations on the massive eastern front It was the third successive day that the high command had noted difficulties in the nazi offensive due to soviet resistance and coun terattacks Nevertheless it was claimed that at al points on he long front pursuit of what was described as he beaten enemy was in progress and in the Ukraine the high command claimed the stand of soviet rearguard forces has been broken Reds Say 2nd Nazi Drive Is Stopped MOSCO W UR Russia has slopped the second German of fensive of the war on both the Moscow and Kiev fronts and Hie Germans are now suffering terrific losses in a vain attempt to get their blitzkrieg restarted it was blistering heat wave claimed two victims in this vicinity Lester Watts 30 Wan coma who died of sunstroke in a Mason City hospital Friday and John Hughes 70 who died Friday of a paralytic stroke attributed io Ihe heat while milking a cow Watts was stricken while work ing as a thresher on the Jewell Formanack farm north of Duncan gained consciousness The body was taken to Waucoma for bur ial Hughes died instantly when overcome while working on his farm northwest of Brill CONTINUED HOT WEATHER FORECAST DES MOINES cooler weather brought lowans a measure of relief Saturday the fifth of the current heat wave but temperatures were still about 7 degrees above normal and the weather man forecast continued warm Saturday night and Sun day Although much of ihe state escaped 100degree weather Fri day the mercury climbed to 101 Dli Cily lt Council Bluffs The thermometer showed a low during the night of 63 at Inviood and Decorah Sides were clear Saturday High temperatures were expected to be in the 90s A small tornado IS TAKEN BRITISH ASSETS Tokio Finance Circles Apparently Taken by Surprise by U S Act TOKIO Saturday froze the funds the United Slates acting in swift retaliation for a concert of action in which the United States took similar ac tion against Japanese assets and Great Britain declared her inien IMTHUR B BY THE ASSOCIATED IKESS The first won of the Japanese counterstroke of freezing u S credits came by way of London where the British government had followed suit in the United States freezing of Japanese credits American circles at Shanghai said Japan probablv would oc cupy the international settle ment and the French conces sion the principal parts of the which out of deference to evfraterrrtorial rights of Oc LIL cidenlal powers had lieen ion of abrogating hecommercial unoccupied when the JaTanos T M invasion of China cnvrloped At the same time the govern Shanghai tnoiopen ment announced thnt a British freezing order would result similar action by Tokio The French concession and the j international settlement be yielded without re vj niicrn These were the rapid developl likely to ments growing out of completion sistance of an agreement officially anj The first is under the adminis orZdr Iratlon of the Vichy government I o IndoCluna by Japan France The Japanese freezing order effective Monday applies Io all financial transactions of United States nationals and applies In the Philippines and United Slates territorial pnssesshnis property damage Friday on farms near Estherville British notice i abrogation of her commercial treaties applies to India and Buima as well as the United Kingdom The Japanese foreign office said the United Kingdoms treaty under its terms would be effective for a year aft er notice of abrogation and the did some Burmaand Indian treaties for six two more months however i Illllun L and j whose capitulation to ihe Japan ese plan of joint defense of Jreneh IndoChina was followed by the economic countersteps of the British and Americans against Japan The international settlement virtually undefended and indel fensible against the thousands of Japanese already in Japanese 1 Despite the quickness with The state has marked up three ullich the Japanese acfed hi ie ree heat deaths and four drowning during he current hot spell WELLEUUSS MISSION CONFER CoOrdinating of War Supplies Is Purpose for Officials Visit WASHINGTON aci mg secretary of slate Sumner Welles conferred Saturday after soviet military mis war communique reported ferocious fighting throughout the night on the Po lotskNevel and Smolensk sectors of the Moscow front and the Zhit omir sector of the Kiev front It asserted hat lie Germans were losing heavily as iev threw fresh forces into the lines in a vain attempt to resume their offensive as the fifth week of he war noon with a sion Welles said the mission which arrived in New York Saturday by plane flew to Washington imme diately and conferred with him ant with General Marshall army chief of staff later The mission has come to the The order lalialion financial circles in Ja pan evidently were taken some what by surprise by the extent of United States and British moves giouing out of lutloCliina de velopments A selling wave swept the Tokio stock exchange and raw silk markets Shares of Tokio slock exchange lately a bell wether of Japanese shares slumped to n in year low when it dropped to 94 yen 30 son off seven yen fill sen The freezing rder said United States nationals re ceiving morn than 500 yen a monlh ajout S11S must re ceive permission if the fi nance ministry Also the dis posilion of personal real and olhcr properlies including se curities and the lendhiR and borrowing of funds and prop erties was placed under fi nance ministry control MOBILIZED UNIT World War Hero to Be in Command of About 75000 Men WASHINGTON AP Alt land and air forces of the American army and lie Phil ippine commonwealth in the P li i 1 i p p i i e islands were grouped Saturday under com mand nl Jen Douglas Mat Arthur former chief of staff of the army The war department an nounced he action shortly after President Roosevelt at Hyde Iark ordered all forces of the Philippine commonwealth made a part of the army of the United Stales MacArtluir since 135 has directed the training of Fil j for i and holds the controlled parts of lie city The i of Held marshal settlement is garrisoned by the i Kccalled to service in DIP fourth regiment of United Slates United States artnv hi vvill marines and has a corps of lightly in OLlLls He will armed volunteers whose functions l Hle temporary rank of Mvc been of a police nature i lieutenant general Thus he Japan was held likely Io take ill be superior to lUaj Gen er the third nnwcr a r f a n vv vjun through Mie Tokio sponVoreS ofTlf king government for Chinn which I at my s Philippine de has long threatened toabolish Paitment eign holdings The British and Americans in dicated they still had many a trump to play in the economic ffiime The controversy promised Io become a series of retaliations and connterrelaliafions The British followed up heh General MacArthur a World war hero will head a force of Ihe war depart i The Mnnotmcement sud Prosj jCieut Roosevelt had created a new command designated United jStales uiny forces in the far east ancl orcferai the military forces of nj Liiun niv u im itii v lorces of freezing of Japanese funds by eommoiuvciilth of flic Philio suspending al commercial treaties i into Ihe service of the with Japan Hecording In a reliable Slates London informant The United I Presumably the arrnvs Slates on Jan 21 19iO let lapse i 75000 nien excluded i her own 28 year old treaty of camj trained reservists Earlier it had jmerce and navigation with jnpan been estimated ihat the order praoo since then had been on a fectctl upward of ISO inn trained i day to day basis and partly trained Filipinos I The supreme weapon tt Ihcj MacArthur army chief of staff economic nrscnal of Britain 1935 personally cnnimandcd the United States remained uti1 federal troops which dispersed the blnckarfc Economic onus army in the national capi experls in London said that 1932 Hr voluntarily retired could bring Japanese industry to alivc duly Dec 31 lM7 bo the United ils knees in six months The Brit ish press called the British American moves proof that the cause of his duties as military ad viser ti President Quezon of the Philippine commonwealth The communique said captured ambassador will CU nail V M jir1 M I She slipped and fell at her home and although uninjured was unable Io rise After 30 min utes Iwo Boy Scouts collecting aluminum knocked on her door They heard her call for aid helped her up and received several old pots and pans as a reward The city collected 14 tons two more than its quota American freezing of Japanese retaliation 01 American credits was unable Io rise After 30 p t i T 1 utes Iwo Boy Scouts collecting t KetUlTl U 31 aluminum knockerf nn j T T 1 T i Unless He Gets Paid Jap in International Settlement Shanghai Is Shot and Wounded SHANGHAI a i j council lnday night set Aus 26 for i wounded a Japanese marine Sat Bluffs DES MOJNES W Raymond Bark a bug exterminator who penodically is hired to delouse the city jail paid S2360 in traffic fines Saturday rather than spend four days in the jail I am not going back into that jail unless I get paid for it Bark declared to be a Blizzard in the PhiHp in August Scond Lieut German officers confirmed that the German losses were mounting seriously Russian planes continued cease lessly to batter German tanks mo torized formations and infantry masses on all fronts in close co ordmalion with the ground forces the communique said Revised figures the commu nique added showed that at least German planes were shot down Thursday The weight of German pressure remains on four chief sectors be tween Porkhov and Zhitomir well informed quarters said These arc the Porkhov PolotskNeve and Smolensk sectors of ihe Moscow front and the Zhitomir sector of the Kiev front Russian forces have delivered a smashing counterattack on the Smolensk front it was under stood and neutral militarv ob servers said the German drive them seemed definitely spent On the other three sectors also H was indicated the second great drive had fizzled out aKainsl a Russian defense in depth Moscow spent a quiet night alter three successive German at tacks There was an air raid alarm at p m Friday but no planes appeared and the all clear was sounded 75 minutes later at 7 p m accom pany them on tlieir calls Various United States agencies are now considering what military supplies desired by the soviet can be shipped to them in the imme diate future as a result of the request transmitted to the state department by the ambassador No details of the supplies have been made public and Welles Sat urday declined to discuss any pos sible items on the list except to designate them as militarv sup plies The Russians arrived at La Guardia field New York aboard a Canadian Colonial airliner which they had boarded in Mon treal Their manner of crossing the Atlantic was not disclosed mains to ho seen Til ere was no indication or Ihe extent of ihe In plication or President Roosevelts order and some Iradn circles in lokio seemed to think a limited sort of trade would be possible The newspaper Chugai said however thai Ihe scope of the freezing of assets by the United States may be tremendous since u affects Japanese in the rnf H re n e United States Central and South America Britain and their Weather Report rN MASON CITY MASON CITY Partly cloudy and continued warm Saturday night and Sunday with highest tem peratures Saturday nnrl Sunday policy of appeasement was dead I Possessor of 16 foreign decora The Japanese march into uons fo1 World war and other em has held coni services the general also holds the trol in the north for many months fllstinguisliod service cross for expected to reach its full France in 191H swing with the arrival of naval air ami land forces at the start of i the next week j R Up Philippine Forces JIVDK PARK y AT Koosevell tvilled into Die armed services of the United Slates Saturday all of thfi organized m i I i t a r v Car Crash on What Is Called Cemetery Road LOUISVILLE Nebr A j r headon automobile crash a half I lorcs of the Philippine mile east of Louisville killed four j ernment persons Friday night and injured afternoons degrees between 90 and 95 mir council Friday night set Aug 26 for I pin franchise to the Gas company Council Howard L Blizzard signal tu Ms officer has been assigned to the islands from Fort DcsMoines IOWA Partly cloudy and con tinued warm Saturday night and Sunday with widely scallered showers extreme west MINNESOTA Partly cloudy and continued warm Saturday night and Sunday widely scattered thundcrshowers west and north FORECAST GlobeGazette weather statistics Maximum Friday 91 Minimum Friday night 68 At 8 a m Saturday 7S VKAn AGO Maximum RR Minimum fig Rain 80 inch move by establishing selfsuffi cicncy in east Asia oniiuri luoted a Japanese industrial leader as saying the freezing orders may work great er hardship on Ihe United Males because Ihe United Stales has more assets in Japan than Japan has ii the United Slates Such larac concerns sin and Mitsubishi inteui known however Io have great assets in the United States United States Ambassador Jo seph Grew remained close to the embassy to keep in touch with the situation He had conferred with Foreign Minister Teijiro Toyoda three times in the last 24 hours He also conferred with Sir Robert Leslie Craigic British ambassador and Sir John Lath i am the Australia minister three seriously The dead are Rosalind Reiners I Nebraska City William Heine man Plattsmoufh Charles son and O H Hanscn both of Louisville Sheriff Joe Mrasek snid Ihe i crash occurred about p mi what is Know as ccmelery j road j Riding in one car were Daniels Miss Rcincrs and Miss Blevins Hobbs and Heinernan Nelson and i Hanscn were in the olhcr car There was no im medial e official explanation of ihis step bill it was Minnesota Woman on Hunger Strike After Arson Charge Is Filed vcrv SHIP TANKS TO BRITAIN HAMMOND Ind ment of the irst two 28ton medium armored tanks built for Great Britain by the Pullman hlandarri Car Manufaclunne com pany was announced Saturday I jailed July 9 GLENCOE Minn McLeod county authorities hoped Saturday that physicians would find ways of Mrs Eleanor Jeffrey 42 to end an 18 day hunger strike Mrs Jeffrey her weight down from 200 pounds to 170 sat in a jail cell and announced she would eat nothing until arson charges against her were dismissed She and her son Robert 2 were charged with instructing heir hired man Clyde Weaver to burn their chicken to collect S18500 in insurance eis who were I GKX DOUGLAS MVCARTHWK   

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