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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 12, 1941, Mason City, Iowa                             NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HOME EDITION MASON LONDON STATES DECISION UP TO TOKIOS CHIEFS Nippon Spokesman Is Concerned Over U S Aid to Vladivostok By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS In the far east crisis a series of swiftbreaking developments Tuesday indicated that events were moving inexorably nearer the explosionpoint J In London authoritative quarters declared bluntly that if Japan wants war in the Pacific there will be war if she wants peace there will be peace 2 In Tokio the militarist news paper Kokumin said the United States and Great Britain had been warned that any further antiJap anese pressure would bring about nothing but the worst situation and that Japan was bent on push ing ahead with her new order in east Asia 3 In Melbourne Australias Prime Minister Robert G Men zies called his war cabinet into a second extraordinary session and opposition Leader J H Curtin commented solemnly The time has come when Aus tralia asks loyal and devoted ser vice from her sons I put it as plainly as I canjo every Australian that the safety of this country is at stake ij4In Washington Senator George D Ga ranking member senate foreign relations comroitteeSaidaitdefinitelsris in of that the Honor Red Air Heroes For their exemplary execution of orders in the ssz Germans Declare New Drive Dooms Odessa to Surrender a e United States might break off all commercial relations with Japan 5 In Shanghai Japanese Army Spokesman LieutCol Kunio Aki yarna declared his government was gravely concerned over the possi bility that Russias big Pacific port of Vladivostok might become Americas first line of defense against Japan With the United States follow ing a virtual policy of encircle ment ot Japan it is only natural Report Hitler Has Massed 1000000 Men in Ukraine Fight By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS German military dispatches ictured Russias big Black sea pott ot Odessaas doomed to quick surrender Tuesday with concerned that that Japan American arms and munitions might reach the soviet Siberian forces he said Akiyama asserted that current Japanese military preparations in rnnnin01 Wll6le of Japanese troops are repor ed massing along the soviet fron tier were purely defensive British and U S Policy Outlined TOKIO States and British policy regarding further Japanese moves southward was outlined to Japan by their am bassadors in Tokio the past week it was learned Tues day as an official Japanese an nouncement said that Japan was urgently concerned over the ship ment ot American supplies to Russia by way of Vladivostok Reliable quarters said that U S Ambassador Joseph C Grew and British Ambassador Sir Robert L Craigie made the positions of their governments clear in foreign office discussions which were topped Monday by a 30min ute conference between Craigie and Foreign Minister Admiral Teijiro Toyoda A reliable source said Craigie told Toyoda that j Mcaurtj wan nazi troops storming down both sides of the Bug river and red army forces desperately attempting to escape by sea DNB the official German news agency reported German bomb ers already had sunk six troop ladeu Russian transports off the Ukraine coast near Odessa The Germans declared inland avenues of escape from both Odessa and Ochakov farther east had been virtually cut off Advices reaching London further emphasized the critical plight of Soviet Marshal Se meon Buflyennys army of the south reporting that Adolf Hit ler had thrown perhaps 1000 000 troops into the Ukraine con flict and that German armored lorces had advanced within 40 miles of the big grain and ship buildmsr port of Nikolaev about 65 miles east of Odessa Authoritative London quarters said the main German onslaught was developing from the Uman sector midway between Odessa Kiev where the nazis last eported the slaughter of red army troops On the Ru ssoGcrmati war tront Moscow conceded that the hard preyed on old toward Leningrad and Kiev pincer operation in a Heavy righting was reported trom the Smolensk area on the road to Moscow 235 miles distant DECISION FACED ON WAR LEGION CHIEF ASSERTS Th ie pincer movement was aimed Leningrad wi th German es 3 to the and Soltsi to the south where ess SCaC rigllting was Jn the Ukraine German armored columns in a two pronged offen sive appeared to be attempting lo isolate Kiev The northern arm of the pincer was at Korosten 80 miles northnorthwest of Kiev nnd the southern arm at Uman midway between Kiev and Odessa me communique said The communique however in 10 important shift in the dicated i hours iont in that a j Vj uwin in tit sny lapanese action threatening Thai land would threaten Singapore and would result in a most seri ous AngloJapanese situation Craigie was reported to have tx pressed hope to Toyoda I hat would heed the British warning Disclosure of British and American pressure on the foreign office and continued Japanese in terest m Thailand and Vladivos tok coincided with an audience granted lo Uar Minister Hideki tojo by Emperor Hirohito The audience lasted more than an hour and n half and discussions were said to have involved mat lers within the jurisdiction war ministers Killed on Way Home From Claiborne Visit SPIRIT LAKE WEnroutc home from Camp Claiborne where r son is in training E Brown about 47 of Apple ton Minn was instantly killed umm he car in which he was g a gravel de AT 71 northeast of Monday Sheriff Joe Me Finn Browns datwhter driving lhc car and st control She was not seriously r presse both flanks in the 52 day struggle J DNB described the German ad vance as impetuous with swift striking panzer colums throwing a gigantic net around Odessa mam base of the Russian Black sea fleet Battle maps issued in Berlin showed the nazi push forminp a Inige bulge deep into the southern Ukraine below Kiev frontine dispatches as serted German troops also were closing in ori Ukraine capital Violent aerial battles were re Ported raKiuover the bloodi rtrenchcd ficlrt as soviel nlr rlancs smashed at German in fantry and molomcd forces and i planes attempted n ficht them off said Jiiftnaffc baKtert 27 Russian planes in the Kiev re gion alone Tuesday morning All major arteries behind the soviet lines in the southern Uk raine were reported jammed with retreating red army troops under flailing attack by German war planes The Germans said rail traffic was disrupted with seven trains derailed or damaged in a single sector Berlin dispatches said German troop columns advancing on Kiev along wellpaved yS Icading straght PLANE OUTPUT SHOWS DECLINE WASHINGTON office production amanagemcnl an nounced Tuesday that miilory air roaiHifacturers delivered J460 airplanes during Julya de crease of 16 from tc prcccding month Officials gave no explana ttpn for the decrease They did not d sclose the typcs of planes com plete nor the number which went j Jhe army the navy or Great Warner Gives Address at Convention of Veterans in Des Moines DES MOINES deci sion facing the United Stales i that of war or peace ant Th American people are not airai to call them by those names Mil J Warner national commando of the American Legion declare Tuesday We think it is no longer nec essary o wait unon public opin ion If the danser is ffrcal the time is very shnrt If the deci sion is to help Great Britain to win even though it mav mean war let us make the decision now he said in x prepared for the annual Iowa Legion con vention Pointing out that the nation i committed to a policy of total de tense Warner asserted that it i ours to say democracy must suc ceed Commander Warner Monday glit telegraphed to Representa tive John W McCormacK D s house majority leader ihe American Legion favore keeping draftees in service beyond one year ln view of the mitionn emergency Amplifying this them nave an army a navy pre pared to fight immediately if nec Civniy prepared to fight as n co hesive effective unil offensively and prepared and authorized to wherever and whenever nec essary to defend our rights nur property and our country We must be prepared in everywav by authorization by training bv equipment by leadership and by support to do our defensive mg outside the United lie so prepared congress should AIRLINE PLANSAccorded Supreme 2 ROUND TRIPSiArmei1 Force Power HERE EACH DAY f 22 Die When Big British Plane Crashes LONDONThe death of seven American officers in the British forces along with 15 others the crash ot a large airplane without delay rcinwe the fetters eers from our army and navy and back them up with more priations than appro Britain LOOK INSIDE FOR ivere to the Heavy Fighting Reported by Reds MOSCOW uRLA third great offensive He recommenced a permanent system of universal military training as part of the American Ieffion defense program and de clared the American army must he trained for offense because thai is the safe defense Turning to the nations defense production problems the National Legon commander recommended all persons or groups seeking to overthrow the constitution be barred from defense industry nnd that naius and communists he tossed out of the national defense picture Warner said nothing in the pres ent war conditions justified a change in the Legions objections to communist party activities and that while aid Stalin can give in re sisting Hitlerism is incidentally of benefit to sincere peoples every where it does not call for a re vamping of the altitude toward the communist party The Legions annual parade fol 10wed Warners address Election of department officers and an address by Harrison F Anderson close the morning v A ulii airplane hscnbed as of the transoceanic type was announced Tuesday The plane was believed to have been a bomber ferry Announce ment of the crash also was marie m Montreal by the RAF ferrv command J Eight of the victims were Can adians The plane crashed on a hillside Saturday just after leaving a Brit ish airport The names nnd addresses of Ihe mencm dead were listed as fol FliSlH Engineer K C Reeves Roslyn Heights N Y Capl C T Harris Kansas Cnpt D j DUIJOIII wi ii Mass mimop H R Judy Dallas Tex Uipt T J Wixen 1os Angeles eachcil J Roulslone LGR Capt W M King Arkansas A number of lhcbodies wore recovered by more han searchers including holidavnvik ers and service men on leave Six of the dead were fromno United Kingdom and one Australia the Canadian from Earliest Opening Date for Airport Nov 1 Manager Barclay Says Two executives of the Mid Coiament Airlines waited upon City Manager Herbert T Barchv Tuesday with a request that the tity make plans I municipal airport us soon as ii N openet MidConlinenl expects to change its schedule lo provide for the southbound trip to ticli iisiin City the cori of the business day likely about 7 p m I Miller vice pros and general manager of lhc air line informed ihe city manager Possibly this fal and in ajv event within the next year the airline expects tn javn two trips daily through Mason y Mr Milter asserted Ihe airline estimated the cost lighting the boundaries and sliiiftions at the airnorl anrf lafl hfIMl nvnn t emc military powers ui tlic himself squarely on the side baTk back to Australia Summons parliament to Study ntical Situation MELBOURNE Australia Prime Minister Robert G Mcnxies AfZ parliament Atig 20 to consider the Far astern situation which he feels dangers Australia Curl in leadejof the labor any and of the governments op osilion said after a conference Menses that the nations ifety was at stakr He pleaded labors support in he defense effort WILI VOTE ON POOI IOWA CITY Wm response snvf S V moie 800 Iowa City residents the citv ouncil Monday night set Sept 4 s the date for a special city elec on to determine the question of municipal swimming pool here rnhc city Park pool was condemned last summer Weather Report FORECAST nation undoubtedly will provide a localized acio bccon U City when niyht nights lere Mr Dorrell said The On range beacons at Des Moines nnfi la Crosse intersect ht Mason Cilv he explmnocl making a low pmlor station sufficient at ihis pom i Oraclinjr the municipal air can begun no snoncr than Oct 1 at ULearliest and would take about 30 days tlle city manaffcr tjc airl line officials in answer to their imiiury avto a possible lanUine date here Mii1 Prepared bv the ciiy engineers have been ap provedI by City lL tKt office of the CAA HKj uerc D C ft will lake several weeks fin finaUheik by ihe CAA the capital hc believed Graded turf runuavK would lie approved by the CAA for weatlier landings Mr rcll believed Mr Barclay re pressed the opinion that the fmihl K altminislratim first developments approved bv w Runi IC ainori w R Lynn DBS Moincs dis nct Sili0s mnagol I Ciy ilane Marshal Pelain personally ap pealed to the United Stales for undcrsUiiidins and t FcnM for their cooperation Ho admitted that his socalled national revolution faiot f its nirns so far In iiiinmiliiiic liiinscif t ftlU rollalioralion with Ocrmanv Marshal Ietain said that I lines of c uar rc liii gwith astern intl In a larger perspcc Hve whirl by r livily Jen up a rciniirilcd rnntlnnnl anv t this is the aini towilld w j arc lieadnij In a broadcast to he entire n Jion which was the most sera jonal dexelopinent in Vichv since he otcr of romer Pcemiere t ne rs his Dec ho marshal declared he i had Kiven Darlan excentinnnl poucis despite thefact that pub lic opinion never was alvav MARSHALPETA1V l Geruui a clear sky Pelain ap the United States sny Out of peiUd to I wiiull to the fvxl American public the rea why It lmJ rcasojls Vl a f Knntl tlr t Bllt il luvr onimml cRinrrucv of iir Ihiil Stairs As for ilR inslinH of ivcs ahlavs Hi us priiml and vtmnir lie wcnl nn Tlio Amcnian pi ess has nfioi ol H to imrfcrstand UK f our souls the rtestinv nf a whose soil wsrlurins he of 1 y Secretory Hull j Indicates Unusual j Interest in Move ADMIRAI DARIAX of Defe w Wednesd Tuesday y slightly night cooler MINNESOTA Fair Tuesday night and Wednesday slightly cooler extreme southeast Tuesday mght warmer west Wednesday IN MASON CITY statistics Maximum Monday 91 Minimum Monday night S9 At R a m Tuesday 69 Afcr scorching temperatures Monday the mercury slomoed to of Minneapolis will a refreshing 59 during the nicht convention Wednesday K nECLAUES BRITAIN ESSENTIAL TO U S Richard G Casey Australian minister to the United Stales inlri iowa Legionnaires that the con tinued existence of Britain and the other British countries is es sential to the United States as the continued existence of the United States is essential States Ocrman was in full was n swing Tuesday and 3 soviel war communique reported nazi arm ored forces driving powerfully JACKIE COOGAN Overstays Honeymoon Leave Gets K P Duty PAGE 2 Junior Achievement Show to Be at Garner PAGE 8 Dodgers Have Slight Edge Over Cardinals SPORTS PACK oIdlCS tV Britsh empire arc like two blades of a pair of must work together to do the e C0n ot e Bntsh and American peoples the Australian The test is what would happen to usthe British peoplesif yoS woke up one morning and decided wcren t on our side any outlookfor us would be an unpleasant no more unpleasant than your out ook f wefolded up and said we i p ana saict we wercnt going to fighl any more geUing away f all m the same boat YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum Precipitation 81 SB EXTENDED FORECAST CHICAGO fore cast for the period trom n n Tuesday Aug 12 to KM p m Saturday Aug 16 inclusive C o i Upper Mississippi vaev lmois and Minnesota except those por tions that drain into the Great The temperature will average near normal except above in Min trend remainder period will average light except moder RAF FURIOUSLY RAIDS COLOGNE Several Squadrons of Blenheims Drop Bombs on Industrial Center I5y the Associated Press In ihe war in the iir war planes Tuesday began to carry out pledsc to turn Germanys cities vio Wisconsin Th a an isconsin Jnundershowcrs beginning Min nesota Thursday night or Friday and over most sections on Satur day into hells with lent laifiescale daylight on lhc Rhincland city of Cologne tsritish sources said the attack was possibly the heaviest dnv mid yet marie on German v witi infn nf illing large cargoes of bomb the industrial center Cologne is the third largest citv ii Rucker 71 Succumbs at Osage Rites on Wednesday Kurkor rlicd Monday night at the home of hs daughter Mrs Mix with whom lie had lived the DTI four years He was a barber for a few years m Crcsco and 11en came o Osage where be had lived since Survivins are his daughter and a son Lloyd of Bayporl Minn funeral services will be held Wednesday t 1 oclock ai arlan by fVe cli but withheld en n n c said tins was certainly m theUnited Vtnlc ivisheri verify and lo see ex what iis lcfre cormncntinp nn i s fcuon BrcmhAmcrican reln ils youth dcrimati being trrjublerl by the ff Europe in whose behind oeiunrt C hC Frenrh his Kovernmcnl He mentioned years Burial willat CrUco Other great uavcs of bombers and fishteis were re ported attacking the coast of nai Vmirii Art f British Women Borneo Reach Singaoore From momcn particularly lhp Upply and staterf or France at thr rr Withnul nicntinninz t frnt mister of fonil sippl islcr Ira iv name ihr marshal the nation 1lat lakc sanction capital of China arrived Tuesday Hotels I were jammed with refugees 34th Division Rolling Into Base Camp for Maneuvers us it Tuesday sus miunes vhich resulted from an auiomol oile collision Monday night JO miles north of Aitkin Minn ve Monday night The last unH Claiborne by noon Tuesday scheduled to leave Camp More than 1000 soldiers who arrived Monday night The n trucks and other vehicles helped tcst of transport incrs which have assured the rral commercial audits nf ex rJiisivc atut usurious control of an qiicshons of foni supply o i io ilelrirnciU of thc and ronsumcr VicePremier lean o a r I a n was named minister of naiion r thc I Mon of the FreiKJi cabinet i 1 militiiry poucis in A decree published in a special I edition of the official journal gave DaiJan greater powers than any person or combination of persons iin lvmccexcept Chief of state 1 Mrirsnal Pelain bimTif narlin who on June in rallcri for loyal roIUhwalinn with CCTOaixv and has nhllclv fhl r n rolc the fall of France was plcrl   

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