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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 25, 1941, Mason City, Iowa                             T OF HISTOSY ANO ARCH DCS MO I Hi 3 I A VtS NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HOME EDITION THS NIWSPAMR THAT MAKES AU NORTH IOWANS NEiGHEORS MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY AUGUST 25l94T MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT IVm I BRITAIN RUSSIA INVADE EH CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 274 ON FAR EAST IS STUDIED BY US Churchill Indicates Jap Menace Greater Than Is Apparent WASHINGTON Winsto Churchills pointed emphasis o the delicate situation in the fa east attracted much attentio here Monday for the Britisl prime minister seemed to intimat that the danger oX trouble bctweer the United States and Japan wa greater than between Japan am Britain Although there were many passages in the prime ministers address Sunday that provoked interest most of the diplomatic speculation centered on Church ills pledge that Britain would stand by the United States in the event of a showdown in the Orient Pending a careful study o Churchills report on his histori Atlantic meeting with Presiden Hooscvelt congressional commen was slow in forthcoming but tlu opinion among administration supporters seemed to be that la pan had been given a warning thaCe6uldjpt be misunderstood VChurchill noted bracketed am the Philippines specifically as the two spots immediately menace by the present Japanese expansior southward in Asia Thereafter however the stress was on the efforts of the United States to pre serve peace in the far east The United States ChurchI said is laboring with infinite patience to arrive at a fair anc amicable settlement which vvil Rive Japan the utmost reassur ance for her legitimate interests We earnestly hope these ne gotiations will succeed But this I must say that if these hopes fail ive shall of course range ourselves unhesitatingly at the side of the United Stales Until Churchill spoke Sunday the general belief was that British interests would be the ones im mediately menaced by any new Japanese move However the prime ministers words indicated that the situation contained ele ments of importance to the United States that were not apparent on the surface Besides the far east another discussionprovoking topic wa the length to which Churchill went in admonishing the United States to have no illusions about its place on Hitlers program of conquest It was the first time thai the prime minister has dwelt exten sively on what he conceived to be the German intentions re garding this country He recited he resultsof the nazi one by one list of na tions overcome said the turn of the United Slates would come if Russia and Brit ain could be disposed of In some diplomatic quarters this part of his Speech was looked on as an oblique appeal for active American participation on Brit ain s sideIt pointed out that he cited the fate of the manv countrics that failed to take united and positive action against the German danger until it wns too late Others however preferred to interpret this section of the ad dress as an effort to bring home to the people of the United States a realisationof the undiminishcd gravity of the situation and lo impress the nation with the vital importance nf its role as the ar senal of democracy This part of the speech never theless was expected to receive considerable study in the legisla tive camp which is opposed lu administration foreign policy It seemed probable too that there would be congressional requests for information on the nature of tiie continual council which Churchill said the high British and American military and naval of ficials held during the Atlantic TTiccting DIES IN PARK IOWA CITY P Charles Smith is of Hills dropped dead of a heart attack in the citv park here Refused to Oust Nazis T TTT JB Landed by Navy to Open Kearny Ship Plant Tuesday By UNITED PRESS N aval authorities prepared Mwjday to reopen the comman deered Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock company strikebound since Aug 7 while the wheels of Detrotts transit system turned again after afiveday strike Naval officials announced the shipbuilding company at Kearny IV J seized by a presidential or der Saturday night would resume work Tuesday on naval and mer chant ship contracts totaling 5493000000 Members of the industrial inion of Marine and Shipbuild ing Workers which had asked government seizure of the shipyard voted Sunday night to end their walkout The strike of 16000 men was called when the company rejected a defense mevi alion board recommendation for a maintenance of union member ship clause in an agreement President Roosevelt had shown reluctance to seize the plant and delayed issuance of the order hop ing the dispute could be settled by negotiation The company re fused to grant the concession and announced its willingness to co operate in government operation Mr Roosevelts order provided for release of government control when such action appeared con sistent with the needs of naliohal defense 4 Injured in Crash Near City Iowa Car Smashed From Front and Rear in Heavy Line of Traffic DES MOINES Hazel Tinner about 28 of Marshall town was in a hospital here Mon day with two broken legs follow ing a freak accident 12 miles northeast of DCS Monies Sunday The car in which she was was smashed both from the from and tear in n heavy line of traf fic Deputy Sheriff John Vecn schoten said it was a miracle Mrs Turner was not more seri ously injured when she was thrown under the dashboard New Ship a Day to Be Reached by December WASHINGTON commission officials said Monday hat the emergency ship construc ion program would be producing a new vessel every day by Decem ber By the middle of 1942 the commission expects the rate of aunchings to reach two a diy At present about seven ships a month are being launched BIDDLE NAMED PROSECUTOR Nominated By Roosevelt to Succeed Jackson Now on High Court WASHINGTON ff Presi dent Roosevelt nominated Fran cis Biddle solicitor general of the usticc department Monday to be general of the United States Biddle will move up to the when Robert H Jackson vas appointed to the supreme court It is expected that Charles any assistant solicitor general vill become Biddlcs successor Bidclle before going to the jus ice department had served as a cderal circuit judge in FRANCIS BIDDLE General 5 WRECK CAUSE IS NOT KNOWN Autos Collide at Point Where Three Persons Lost Lives in 1939 Four persons w ere believed seriously injured in an automobile collision six miles west of Mason City on Ihe Twelfth street road late Monday morning The acci dent occurred at the same inter section where three lost their lives in a truckcar collision on Dec 6 1939 The injured Erwin DeRons Clear Lake Mrs DeRoos DcKoos baby Clear Lake Herman Mueller 62 St Ans sar The four accident victims were taken to the Mercy hospital where they were being given treatment for injuries Hospital attendants described the condition of Mr and Mrs DeRoos as poor and that of the baby as critical Accorflins to the sheriffs of fice the Stucllcr car was iieudcrt north and he DeRoose aulo was going west at the time of the crash Cause of Ihe collision was not known Mueller his face blood stained and suffering from in juries received in the wreck was removed from his car and placed on a blanket near the overturned vehicle He told a reporter I dont know what happened I aont remember the accident All I know is whenI came to I was pinned in llic car looking up at the flooring It all seems like a dream A man ramc over to me and helped me out of the car and thats all I know abouf it I know I wasnt over 40 miles an hour The Hudson driven by overturned nnd was demolished in the collision DcRoos Ford tudor crashed through a fence into a cornfield II also was wrecked completely One Killed Score Hurt as Heavy Wind Hits 3 States 1 1 Airplanes Smashed at Wilmington Five Smokestacks Topple PHILADELPHIA storin that approached cyclonic proportions swept through a tri state area Monday killing at least one person and injuring a score or more of others toppling factory smokestacks and homes and leav ing a trail of other property dam ages The wind hit with terrific force at Swcdesboro and Woodbridge N J and Wilmington Del about I p m EST Philadelphia streets were flooded Eleven airplanes were smashed at the duPont airport in Wilming ton and airport officials said only three appeared to be worth repair ins NAZIS SAY US GAVE APPROVAL Newspapers Declare British Reds Moved After America Agreed BERLIN Belief that Rus sia and Britain moved into Iran after etting an approving nod from Washington was expressed AGENTS SOUGHT UTILIZE IRAN Declare Move Against Nation Is Purely Measure of Defense as Well Crossing Borders sources was described officially as due to n threatened German the point of cntlV for soviet I By THE ASSOCIATED IRESS army of about 190000 men was report MOSCOW CUB The soviet i y resisting BritishRussian in unions armed forces in the first lng spreading the war across that oilrich kintr joint military operations with j om edged strategically between the Persian culf and Great Britain moved into Iran Caspian Sea h Monday to oust German TIlP pxlnnf m r n protect the backdoor to Russias i hm lhc was not rlis oil fields and keep open the vital l near eastern route for war II Ho Uerman w i r e 1 e s cotrT have been reported Die Caucasian Cairo autliorttie said the mosl dangerous agent probably way Yunis Bngri nephew of an Irnoui radio announcer in Russians moved down from Kritibh desert I north Britons from the ivcst and south Their prime objective was to mated Iraq and from the n rnco time and pre sabotage and destruction ot vital oil pipe lines and fields by Uerman specialists alleged to have infiltrated into the country t ailure of Iran to expel these agents was given by the British as he cause of he aclion Moit of Iran 5 nil is controlled by British interests The chief purpose of the Rus sians m joining in the invasion was to secure the U S S Rs plan to strike at Russias great troops Caucasus oil fields from the south The soviet union iicted It was added under the treaty of 1S121 In oust unzi agents estimated at 4000 whom the Tehran govern ment had failed to eject Foreign Commissar Viaciie slav Nololov announced the march lo Mahommed Saed the Iranian ambassador early Mon day morning He said that it had been neces sary to act to prevent German agents from carrying through lo fruition plans to attack the sov iet union Molotov said that the occupation was not directed against the integ rity of Iran but was intended ex clusively fpr the defense of the o he i witl the British Veteran British desert fighters moved cast and north from British dom Persian jjulf formed a frontier threat at lialuchis tan which lies southeast of Iran Some of the British landed from ships in the Persian gulf Russian cossatks and mounted infantrymen made up the soviet invading forces moving toward junctions syn ns the danger from German mn chinntions had been obviated In a note lo the Iranian am bassador Molofov said the soviel government three times had warned Iran of increased anil open activity of German affcnls which was threatening lo drag Iran into war against the sov iet union Iran did not heed the warning the note said and therefore the soviet government was compelled to invoke the RussoIranian treaty of 921 which empowers Russia to march into Iran in the event of menace by a third power 8 Dead 6 Injured s southern or side door frontier plains and mountains Ouster of German agents wnsiwhid up c r 1 J J from the possibly disruptive in fluences of a German fifth col umn in Iran which the Russians have said was attempting lo en Sinccr a coup detat such as that he aim announced RussianBritish I From Cairo headquarters of i tie British middle cast command it was reported that Indian mech Monday night in the Berlin press i tin n I A Newspapers held that the Unit1 W 11611 DUS 3110 Auto ed States is so deeply involved in the war it was sum to have been informed of all plans concerning flan at he Atlantic meeting of tive smokestacks tumbled down i President Roosevelt and Prime upon the Edwr F Hurff canning i Minister Churchill Collide in jersey City WALDWrCK N 1 members of one family returning from a Sunday outing were killed amzcd forces strongly supported I by IMF squadrons were in the i I vanguard of the inasion i An authoritative London source said some BritTsh roops had landed from ships at Ban dar Shahpur at the head of the Persian eulf but that nf course is not he jiolc point of entry Opposing the invaders was an army estimated in Cairo lo consist of about 19 divisions of approxi mately 10000 men each Cairo sources said Iranian ar tillery was mninly of Swedish make and arms included both hKht and heavy machine Runs Jncre are a few German tanks they said and the air force con AnelnSnviel occupation of tile land it uas pointed out by observers also ivotitd establish a Juncture of British and soviet forces and a lineof communica tion from Hie Persian culf in lhc event the German drive in thiUkraine develops inln M threat against Russian oil fields In the Caucasus The British operations were directed from Simla by Sir Archi bald p Wavell newly appointed commander in India who engi neered Britains brilliant desert campaign against the Italians in Libya last winter But the British doubled that Iran resistance would develop on a major scale nnd were counting on diplomacy to win is much as aims Diplomatic quarters saitl plant at Sivcdcsboro njurins cmi Government attention was I ant at lcast 16 other ersons were sists of a single Tomahnu rJrtxrotr 1II1 11 i 1 f1 i n mri 1 V m i T1 f i n i cnt 1 U wiuci J en in a collision about n dozen Hiirricnnes ployes and killing George Hemple focused on developments in the about 35 a milkman passing by in Asiatic kingdom but there still truck was no indication whether there A synthetic rubber plant at j would be some German counter woodbridgc was reported aflame i measure after Ihe passage of the storm I Authorized German sources de rrueks inthat vicinitywere over dared Monday that Great Britain f and Tliev urned About 20 houses blown down Hospitals at Woodbury N T and Perth Amboy were crowded with the injured Broadening of Income Tax Base Is Favored WASHINGTON sen ate finance committee voted Mtm day to broaden the income tax exemptions Irom 52000 to SliOO for married per sons and from S800 to for single individuals The lower exemptions would bring an additional 6000000 per sons tinder the income tax struc ture and would add between 5300000000 and S350000000 to federal revenues Most of the in crease would come from persons already paying income taxes Boy 11 Declares He Stole Car So He Could Ride to Sunday School MINNEAPOLIS 11 year old boy admitted to police Monday That he stoic an automo bile so he would not have to walk to Sunday school The boy was arrested Sunday after a chnse through city streets which ended when he crashed the stolen car into a tree He told of ficers who held him for juvenile court that he took the car from a garage because he did not want lo walk the mile to his church In the stolen car police found the boys Sunday school book undeniably guilty of as sault on Iran and had delivered a neutral country over to bolshc be Irans neutrality cannot doubted they added The limousine of the Iranian minister to Berlin was seen in front of the German foreign min istry at noon A foreign office check Monday was said to have indicated some uhar less than 600 Germans in Iran and one spokesman said the majority was of elderly gentle men in technical occupations1 Mother of 9 Held on Drunkenness Charge MINNEAPOLIS Rose Kozak 35 year old mother of nine children was held on a drunk enness charge Monday while physi cians treated her two months old son who was found suffering from near starvation Mrs Kozaks husband told police he had quit his WPA job lo stay home and lake care of the kids He said his wife bought liquor with the money he gave her for food jr Dubuque Man Riding Motorcycle Killed DES M01NES Despite heavy traffic incident to the Iowa State Fair only one Jowan lost his life in a motor vehicle accident over the weekend He was Emil Honkamp 2i of Dubuque who was killed when the motorcycle he was riding and a car driven by James A Felz of Chicago collided about 12 miles west of Dubuque Saturday night Carl Frommelt 2o also of Dubuque was injured CAFETERIA IS PICKETED DES MOINES Bishop cafeteria here was picketed Sun day by workers affiliated with Bakers Local 34 Frank Frost business agent of the union said approximately 27 cafeteria employes did not repor for work in sympathy with three bakers who he said had griev ances Dead were Joseph Bason 38 his wife Blanche their daughters Charlotte 8 Marian 6 and UrJ sla 4 and Basons sisters beth 25 and Ann 19 all killed outright and Basons brother William 31 who died Monday All were from Jersey City Bergen County Prosecutor John J Breslin Jr said after an all night investigation of the crash I am satisfied the accident was due in great part to the negligence of the bus driver The driver Carl Ramsey 30 Al bany N Y was charged with causing death by recklessdriving Weather Report FORECAST IOWA Partly cloudy Mondav msht and Tuesday light rain or drizzle norlhcast early Monday night cooler Monday night and east Tuesday MINNESOTA Partly cloudy and cooler Monday night Tuesday considerable cloudiness followed by showers northwest at night IN MASON CITY GlobeGazelle weather statistics Maximum Sunday 83 Minimum Sunday night BO At 8 a m Saturday fig Rain 44 jncn YEAR AGO Maximum 55 Minimum 53 Precipitation 133 The figures for Sunday Maximum Saturday Minimum Saturday night At 8 a m Sunday YEAR AGO Maximum Kl Minimum 51 Precipitation 06 every effort would be made by British Ambassador Sir Readin Billiard l Tehran the Iran capi tal n convince the Iranians of sv j flc futility anil wislc nf fighl yith little knowledge of navigsi 7t was assumedHit maTn Britih K 1 Pusl was developing from Basii in Iraq on the Persian gulf omc Brilish estimates of lie There was a chance however total number of German that Britain would use undisputed ists and technicians in tran naval mastery in the gulf lo land rose as as 8000 although j Iroops along the coast particularly Iranian police declare there are against Busliire the principal Iran New War Theater HABANNIYAH IRAQ BASRA The new theater of war is pictured in the above man Figure 1 indicates Syria already in British hands through war with Franco am 2 rat taken over by Britain while to the right is Iran invaded Monday hv Britain and Russia   

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