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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 28, 1941, Mason City, Iowa r ep ASTVEN r or NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGKIOK VOL XLVII MASON CITY THE BRIGHT FIVE CENTS A COPY MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JULY 1941 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTION SECTION ONE NO 250 RUSSIA CLAIMS BLITZ IS WASHOUT Japans Troops Reported Entering IndoChina LARGE FORCE IS ALSO READY TO GO INTO SIBERIA Tokio Council Urges Government Be Ready ior Any New Situation By The Associated Press In the far easl crisis Japans new order armies were reported on the march toward both Indo China and Siberia Monday as the Japanese privy council meeting in the presence of Emperor Hirohito ratified the JapaneseFrench ac cord giving Japan new air and na val bases in the south Domei Japanese news agency said the council also encouraged the government lo be prepared to cope with any situation which may arise in the east Asia coprosperity exhortation interpret ed as looking toward the need ot still further action in the soulh wesl Pacific Dispatches from S a i K n French IndoChina said 1900 Japanese military trucks had ar rived there from Hanoi to trans port incoming Japanese troops to nine bases in southern Indo within striking dis tance of Britains great stronir hold of Singapore and the rich Dutch East Indies i A reliable source at Saigon sak Japan would land at least 24001 troops in southern IndoChina a a point withineasyrangeotThai land Chinese intelligence operators in Chungking reporled that Japan iias increased her forces in Man chukuo and Korea to 17 divisions and that they were in position fo a drive into Siberia if Japat should decide conditions were fav orable on the RussoGerman front In Shanghai a flood of rumors swept the stock exchange cre ating nearpanic among traders These rumors wholly unsub stantialed included reports of JapaneseAmerican clash a Jap nnese blockade of Hongkong am prospective blockade of Shanghn Traders were further alarmei over the possibility that Japai would lake over the Shanghai in Lcrnalional settlement Leadingshares on the Shangha exchange dropped from two to 1 points with buyers scarce Japan applied her freezing 01 der to United States British Can adian and northern Ireland asset after indicating officially tha elasticity might be permitted American and British freezing or ders were not applied rigidly Masalunc Offura new Jap anese finance minister said Ta pun had enough human and ma terial resources available in Asia tii proceed with her plans for a greater cast Asia order Reuters British news agency reported from Batavia that one big phase of Japans coprosperity sphere program had blown up during the weekend in nn order by tlie Netherlands East Indies government clamping light control on all foreignexchange transac tions with Japan or territories un der her influence Even after failing through months of negotiations to win in creased trade rights from the Netherlands Indies Japan had looked to the rich islands for much valuable raw material Monday the Indies government quickly added another blow to the Japanese suspending last years agreement whereby Japan was to receive 1800000 tons of oil an nually All monetary and commer cial dealings between Japan and the Indies were pluccd on a special permit basis Fokio Stock Market Seen TOKIO panic spread londay among traders on the okio stock exchange and the overnment ordered the official ecurities company to advance unds to support tumbling prices Action by the government in ushing support to the falling narket quieted the fears of trad rs to some extent and caused irices of issues to remover be ween five and six yen the yen as a nominal value of about 24 The government support of slock exchange prices was brought into pfay as the foreign office organ the Japan Times and Advertiser said that the way still was open to continue economic relations with the United States were it not for ihe American press which was said to misprint news of the situa tion Retaliatory freezing regulations against the United States and Britain were made effective Mon day and the Domei news agency said they would be extended the Dutch East Indies and Hongkong Tuesday WOMEN ORDERED NOT TO FORM QUEUES The Yokohama silk exchange remained closed silk rayon and cotton interests conferred in the great industrial center of Osaka and Tokio police ordered women o slop forming queques in front of food stores as government spokesmen announced thai the American and British freezing or ders would have little effect on Japan It was announced also that the Yokohama specie bank had in structed its agents at Batavia to negotiate a new monetary agree ment with the Netherlands East Indies and thai if il proved im possible to negotiate one within two weeks the existing agreement should be abrogated However news reached here thai the Netherlands Indies gov enment had already suspended its monetary agreement with Japan and had frozen Japanese assets Newspaper headlines were such as N E I too commences pres sure against Japan They said that the foreign office was watch ing the situation closely The Japan Times and Adver tiser subsidized by the foreign of fice said Tokio police had ruled that housewives must stop queue ing in front of food shops because DUTCH NOT TO SEND OIL FROM INDIES TO TOKIO All Monetary Dealings Put on Permit Basis by Chiefs at Batavia BATAVIA Netherlands East Indies The agreement of last year whereby Japan was to receive 1800000 tons of oil an I nually from the Netherlands East I Indies has been suspended by the Dutch and all monetary and commercial dealings with Japan have been placed on a special per mit basis The extent of the economic measures was outlined early Monday at a session of Hie peo ples council of this Dutch colony by H J Van Mook director of economic affairs who iuis been the chief economic negotiator with the Japanese Japans prospective intake of oil from the largely American and British owned properties here had been stepped up from 484001 Ions a year to the 11100000 figure by an agreement announced last Nov 13 I It was worked out among Dutch colonial officials the nil A Little Home by the Side of the Rood Sd Strength STATE 2 Mighty ARE DESTROYED companies Ichiro Kobayashi representing the Tokio govern ment and Tadaharu Mukai chairman of the vast Mitsui in terests of Japan Some observers have held that a sharp need of oil would send Japan against the Dutch East In dies to take it by force if neces sary Japan must import all but 11 per cent of her petroleum and its by products She has been get ting most of the 89 per cent from the United Indies Stales and the East 8 m Family Killed When Train Hits Car DAYTON Yorkbound Ohio A Pennsylvania New pas senger train speeding 70 miles an hour to make up lost time struck an automobile at n cross ing one mile from here late Sun day causing the deaths of cisht persons including the entire family of Walter H Reel MUST BE CITIZENS DES MOINES The 8000 persons who will build the 30 of an outbreak of disorder among million dollar Des Moines ord women who crowded shops which deal in bread vegetables and other foods of which there has been time a shortage here for some nance plant near here must sig affidavits declaring themselves to bo citizens andjiol advocaters of overthrowing the United States government For Eastern Points The trailer truck had brought this model demonstration house to within one block of its destination in White Plains N V when it a curve in the road truck and house part ed company as shown above A section of tlie house had previously heen successfully moved to its new location Pola Negri Star of Silent Films Barred From Entering U S JERSEY CITY Ne gri star of the silent motion pic tures was barred from entering the United States Monday Her fiveyear permit has lapsed and has not been renewed immigra tion authorities said when they took her to Ellis Island Authorities took Miss Negri into custody when she sought to leave the American Export liner Ex calibur which docked after a trip from Lisbon with 213 passengers Miss Negri a Pole has spent the last seven years making pic tures in Germany and France I MONGOLIA v i i zed THINK JAP LINER IS NEAR FRISCO Believed Hovering Off Shore 150 Americans Much Silk Are Aboard SAN FRANCISCO big Japanese liner TatuUi Maru j Monday was believed to be still hovering off the California coast with ISO Americans and a 000 silk cargo aboard afraid to come in and dock lest she be At other smaller Japanese boats were believed to be anchored beyond thr three mile limit awaiting onicrs from Tokio No Japanese boat has docked al an Ameri can Pucifie coast port since Frcsiilcnl Roosevelt ordered Japanese funds frozen II was suggested that Ihe Ta luta Maru may have been re fueled and revictualed by smaller Japanese boats which scurried out to sea before Ihe order be came effective and may have turned back to Japan but coast guard officials deprecated these suggestions They said however that they had not seen the boat The Tituta Marus raw silk cargo is highly perishable nrul it was not believed the 150 Ameri cans ammg her U70 passengers would illow themselves to he turned about a few miles from I their destination and taken back to Japan without protest Officers of the twelfth naval district said it would be Ihe duty of the coast guard to remove the passengers if the ship was or dered to return to Japan jf Since the Tadita niaru usual lv is fueled and supplied for a round trip in San Francisco it was believed she was low both on fuel anil fund Her radio has nol been heard since Friday night when ptie re porled she would dock Salurday i morning ifler series of mys j torious delays The ship was to i have docked Thursday morning bul she hove lo Wednesday night Later she radioed llic Nippon Yusen Kaisim lines here that she would dock Saturday Customs officials ind longshoremen were ready o clear the vessel and un load the cargo A special Irain stood by lo rush it lo New Jersey silk mills LOOK INSIDE FOR JUDY GARLAND Little Songstress of Films Weds Musician PAGE 2 Coach Howard Jones of Trojans Is Dead SPORTS PAGE Algona to Be Scene of Gladiolus Show STATE PAGE World in Mess CLEARFIELD Pa juggling with headlines on eigh or ten stories on the intcrnaliona ituation the editor of Ihe Clear field Progress scrapped them a and informed his readers in a five column 72point page 1 hcadlini World in nn Awful Mess In an editors nole be lisle briefly the faslbreaking intern tioiinl developments and told til readers If you can think of a bettr leadline lo summarize all this 1 us know He then old the news of Ihe da n an Associated Press roundup Weather Report N MASON CITY MASON CITY Partly cloudy am continued warm with scattered tbundershowers Monday night and Tuesday Highest tempera tures Monday anct Tuesday afternoons about 100 degrees IOWA Partly cloudy scatlered thundershowers Monday night and Tuesday locally cooler Tuesday and extreme west portion Monday night MINNESOTA Partly cloudy scattered thundershowers Mon day night and Tuesday cooler Tuesday and west portion Mon day night FORECAST GlobeGazette weallier slatistics Maximum Sunday 89 Minimum Sunday night 72 At 8 a m Monday 74 At 2 p m Monday 91 Rain 39 inch YEAR AGO Maximum R3 Minimum 71 Precipitation Tlie figures for Sunday JMavimum Salurday Minimum Salurday night At 8 a m Sunday Grease Used to Get Out Woman Wedged Between Log Pilings CHICAGO Miss Olg Syw IS spent an anxious ha hour stranded in Lake Michigan I until a fire department jieutcn anl rushed lo the rescue with a bucket of grease The girl acci dentally wedged her knee ben tween two log pilings and was trapped for 30 minutes in chin deep water until Lieut William Hughes arrived with the grease which he daubed on Ihe logs and her knee thus allowing fright ened Miss Syss to wriggle free n Allied View Bv DEWITT MACKENZIE Foreign News Analyst The RussoGerman war which liters its sixth week with tlie olshevists not only holding Ihe tie against the hituherto invin ble navi fighlina machine but nding strength for counteral icks is in re a s i nsly a nighty factor the allied of ictory Six week s go the world n gene r a 1 vasnt inclined o dispulc Ihe azi boast thai hey would be Moscow by his time The MACKENZIE radition was rapidly growing thai he German army couldnt be topped Now however each day that he Reds hold that heaving straining lino is a golden one for he allies The Muscovites arc bleeding the Hitlerites as Britain couldnt have hoped to do feu months to come Time is addinir rapidly to the vast amount of incrKV which Hitler is expending in man power and equip matter of incalculable importance Ami il increases the likelihood lhat rapidly ap proaching winlcr ovcrlake the nais nn the bleak plains if Russia and kill all chances fur the quick conquest upon which the fuehrer was banking Dispatches from Turkey reiterj nle in greater detail lie reported German plan lo offer Britain pence as soon as a quick nazi victory had been achieved over Russia Miller would make the allies large concessions providing he was recognized as master of the con tinent of Europe Bul his plan which probably loomed large in Berlin six weeks ago now must seem like i dim cloud on tlie far distant horizon Then there is another aspect nf the world turmoil which is being greatly influenced by the fircc Russian resistance That is the Japanese program of expansion There can be small doubt thai the Nipponese will be largely gov erned in their further moves by llic outcome of the great battle now being waged in western Rus sia f Germans Assert Battle of Smolensk Nearing Successful Conclusion By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Hussia declared officially Mon diy that Adolf llitlers 37 day old blitzkrieg was a washout with the contlict now settled down to an old fashioned siege and re ported the destruction of two German divisions about 30000 men over the weekend A red army bulletin in that soviet troops were the initiative in several sectors iif the 2000 mile hatllcfront where the Germans wire dc clarrii to have run into an other Verdun if f While previous communiques mentioned only stubborn battles or fierce fighting Mondays ac count spoke of fighting actions by our troops throughout the nighl in the Nevel and Smolensk sectors on the central front and at Zhitomir in the Ukraine on the southern front Countering the Russian asser tion Hitlers hish command re ported that the haltle of Smo lensk a phase of the German onslaught toward Moscow was drawing to i svucessful con clusion if if The nayi high command said all Russian attempts to prevent an nihilation of their trapped red armies in the Smolensk sector 230 miles west of Moscow had failed Nazi military leaders also claimed the annihilation of two Russian divisions near Mogilev at the southern base of the Smolensk salient with thcapture of 23000 red army Iroops 81 cannon 80 antitank guns and 750 vehicles It was apparently in this same area arntinrl Mogilev hat the sovirls reported the smashing il German divisions in a violent twiiday battle At Uic ciiil of the seconrt days fighting our as Sllmicl tin offensive a red army bulletin saic I Our tmks annihilated rem minis nf ihe enemy batteries ami machine juns Our tanks and Britain Reported to Be Urging Iran to Expel Nazi Tourists ANKARA his strength Tokio is likely to sit very tight and avoid trouble with Britain and the United States tilers at pointblank range According to preliminary re ports 4000 German officers and soldiers found their graves on the field of battle Our stretcher One grim point emerges from tlp nbout the bloody European conflict It iiloc lfiIlurau01 of mcreasingty apparent that this is no ordinary passage al arms but j that a batllc of extermination is i the German press proceeding warned its readers bat the cam The nazis began their conquest i be finished between with the avowed aim of destroyj rig the red army And ever and S A Ltwnvsky soviet vice for thoritativety reported Monday to forces out to exterminate the be bringing strong pressure to bear on the govcrnmenl of Iran lo expel German tourists H was pointed out significantly that British imperial forces in Iraq have been strongly reinforced recently British sources estimale there are 5000 German tourists in Iran Iranians assert there are only 500 Germans there fins map indicates approximate distances to important far eastern points from Saigon and Tokio focai points in the far east as a result of the Vichy governments capitula tion to tlie Japanese plan of joint defense of French IndoChina Italian Planes Again Drop Bombs on Malta ROME a 1 i a n planes bombed Maltti again during the night a high command com munique said Monday and Bitish planes raided Benghazi Libya and Gondar Ethiopia where an Haliart pocket remains British troops were repulsed in an attack on the German and Italian lines at To bruk Libya the communique said Ram YKAR AGO Maximum Minimum 02 R8 R9 7fi HEADS LETTER CARRIERS OSKALOOSA B Knobbs of Montrose Iowa was reelected president of the Iowa Rural Mail Carriers association sit The have been expe red air fleot had forced HIE liiftwnffi to fil bick upon bases had great energy on encircling menU calculated to wipe out le cmlin Micep Gtfmil territory and ha move1 of tnc Rumanian oi lions of the red army That the j i Ploesli except he us reported destroy loss of life has been mountainous there can be little doubt However as the botshevists ing two German torpedo boats two tankers a submarine onri several ats in an aerial sweep over the Baltic and said on Moscow and had fizzled have recoveed from the first tierce fjve blows of Ihe surprise attack Ihey m have accepted this gage of lo the dcnlli and have neon no ing the Hitlerites own tactics reds themselves now are encircl AINIKSS IfcACI FIAN ing units of nayi infantry with j ProBritish circles in Turkey tanks and then destroying them minted n diplomat of an with the assistance of war planiv Only lime can tetl whi harvcst will be 132 inches 7B 64 the final session of the state con vention here Saturday j Ti7 o Telephone Iolc Takes Koil VV 3S OpeCCling 1 BUTTE Mont D if A 1 1 digging a draining dilcli here iintlO KepOU TlfC Aided I covered a lelcphonc pole which i they found was growing roots Called to investigate County Com missioner Joe ODimnell opined it was probably a diehard tree which was not nuitc dead when converted into a telephone pole ihc O r r Traffic Officer John Ballack to the woirwni driver Going to a fire to report onr1 Officer Ballack run interference e nation i outlining a pur ported plan lo offer a pain loss peace to Britain if the Ger jiniin pushed the rrd army cast ol the Ural mountains i Under Ibis plm it wis said thr i Germans would ccise hostilities hiRiiiit Briiin if Britain would I rocngnizr the rcjcli ns the control Ming power f Kuropc The scheme inlso was siid to propose a par titioning df Kuropeui Russia with Germany taking over the Ukraine ind apportioning ihe rest to Tur key Rumania nnd Poland Sar geant 55 New Hampton farmer Saturday night was arrested by Sheriff George C Murray who said that he would file charges of driving a motor vehicle while in toxicated against him Sargeant attempted to drive his automobile home Saturday eve ning driving easl on Prospect slreet toward highway 63 Sergeants speeding car struck the rear ends of three parked cars Still careening past the sheriffs residence il struck another car bul in Ihe meantime Sheriff George C Murray who was sit ting on the side porch of the sher iffs residence in the courthouse square starled in pursuit on fool Indicates German Pressure Relaxing Sheriff Afoot Catches Motorist Alter hitting the fourth car the auto slowed just long enough for llov the sheriff lo leap on the running wiped out half a division of en board and turn off the ignition omy troops in a 13 day battle 01 Getting into the drivers sent the the Finnish front and lo hav Alter hitting the fourth car the j MOSCOW Russian forces auto slowed just long enough for were reported Monday to officer drove the car iround the block and up the drive to the county jail which is Mlarhrd lo the roar end of Ihe courthouse and placed Sargeant in jail on e driven back survivors of the di vision in a rout I The exact location of the rp i ported Russian success was not rcvcnlcd by the dispatch trom
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