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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 30, 1941, Mason City, Iowa                             NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME DEPARTMENT HISTORY OE S ttO I Hi CQWP OF A c H t v 1 1 HOME EDITION THf NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XLVII ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS FULL LEASED WIRES FIVE CENTS A COPY MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY AUGUST 30 1941 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 279 10000 ATTEND FIRST SHOW AT FAIR WEATHER IDEAL AS HUGE CROWD WATCHES SHOW Jimmy Lynch Death Dodgers Perform at North Iowa Fair Ten thousand persons swarmed the quarter mile long midway filled the grandstand and nearly tilled the bleachers as well as the North Iowa fair got under way Saturday The big show not only came to town Saturday It went to town with crowdearning exhibits an opening thrill program and ihe promise ot further perfect weathei Warm sun a cool breeze and hosts oE youngsters were bis Hems in the North Iowa Fair scene Saturday as the exhibi tion began its fiveday sland in Mason City Admitted to the grounds during he day were all children under 16 years ot age Free gate admission will con tinue throughout the fair for all children under 12 years of age Only sign of dampness on the warmest day since Aug 11 was on the haltmile track where Jimmy SUNDAY PROGRAM Auio Races Open 8 a and buildings open to public Children under 12 admitted free throughout day Sols Liberty Shows on midway throughout day State Conservation commission exhibit open beside Floral hall 9 a and education judging continues Ip Lake high school band concertingrandstand X p m Consolidated association champign yWpi automobile races Drivers Collins worlds track champion Lcs Adair Nicholson Hal Shaw and Hippodrome acts 7 p by Clear Lake high school band in grandstand p by Mason City saddle club on racetrack p Younjrs 1941 North Iowa Fair Revue with a cast of 75 persons including the Paul Pagano dancers Jimmy Kvans and company the Four Alleys the Monroe Brothers Pyramid Skating Girls and others MONDAY PROGRAM Labor Day Features 8 a buildings mid way open to public Free admis sion to children under 32 Judging of county 4H club exhibits a of 1H club colts followed by oncn class horses 9 a of open class livestock starts Pantry stores and education continued a e r r o Gordo comity 4H club demonstrations 1 P high school band concert in grandstand p George A Wil son introduced to grandstand crowd 2 p championship auto races continue p dnhstvlc slmw p home pro ject booths 7 p high school band concert Open class livestock ade p dav address by the Rev T J Petlit Boone 8 p Youngs Revue and hippodrome acts par Lynch and his Death Dodgers crashed their way through the thrill events of the afternoon and that was provided by Maon Citys shiny new streetmaintaining equipment Dust will be kept at a minimum through further speed events on the fair program Sun day and Monday Immediate interest late Satur day was centered on the arrival of Ernie Youngs Revue grand stand entertainment unit which planned its first curtain call at 8 p m Sunday and Monday will more roaringroad action on the fairgrounds track as Consolidated States Racing association events bring motor speedslere here Na tional speedways championship races the featured appearance of Emory Collins and sweepstakes dashes on the halfmile oval arc scheduled through both afternoons Collins will drive a threelap solo dash Sunday afternoon seek ing to lower the record hold by Gus Schrader The mark was set two seasons ago in a similar special event Towering equipment of arrjal Axis Powers Admit Urgent Oil Need left and Tvctte Arlejare of the clave variety o devils Theyre just shirting down Thev work So 1eet above ground for the entertainment of North Iowa fair visitors They also join with their father Willy Arley aerial artist with the Ringling Brothers circus for 38 years and their brother Dick in a stage act titled The Four Arlcys The aerial performance is featured on both the afternoon and evening shows Lock photo Kaycnav engraving Meredith Makes Music Sols Liberty Shows on the lengthy midway tops of huge tents and gaudy signs announced the full swing of the fair Saturday Midway arrangement indicat ed that first emphasis of the fair is still on agriculture Farm im plements with every latest cte vclcpment of national manufac turers went on display Satur day just inside the fairs main gate on South Federal avenue Accent most definitely was on youth at the barns Saturday with judging under way in 411 club livestock departments County of ficials of rural youth organizations said that more than 130 boys and girls were entered in the prize competition for baby beef nlone All club livestock except colts was completely judged Saturday with open classes scheduled to so under the critical eye of experts Monday Judging was also under way at the fairs opening in Floral hall center of pantry stores tex tiles horticulture and agriculture exhibits A dozen judges several of them from the Iowa Slate col lege staff were on hand to begin the detailed survey of exhibits Manufacturers exhibitions and livestock were in place early Sat urday with n few liitecomers ad mitted despite a Friday night dead line Exhibits were not released from showings it the lawn State fair until Friday evening in some instances and could not complete trips from DCS Moincs until Sat urday morning Two of the largest exhibits other than those nf wholesale and retail outlets were in place Saturday mornine and attracted swarms of boys The Iowa Con scrvatinn Commission exhibit of native animals and fish housed in its ViK Inp at lhc north en trance of Floral hall was highly popular wSlh the young aucli cnce The Iowa Safety Council exhibi tion housed in the Manufacturers building held interest of young mechanics A complete unit of drivertest equipment was in stalled as the fair gates opened 3s A The sleek little racers which will take over the track Sunday and Labor day kept arriving through out the day much lo lie enjoy STUDY FURTHER TIGHTENING OF EXPORTTOJAPS Oil Restrictions Probable in Spite of Peace Overtures By IXOYD LEHRBAS WASHINGTON fur ther tightening of restrictions on 3eholeum shipments Lo Japan is under study by export control authorities it was learned in in formed quarters Saturday des pite Japanese overtures designed o achieve a peaceful solution of the critical situation in the far east Oil tias been responsible in part for the strained relations between the United States and Japan The tense situation cul minated in Japanese represen tations to Washington ant Mo cow against American oil ex ports lo Russia at a time when shipments of highgrade oil anil gasoline to Japan have been embargoed and all other petro leum products placed under a strict licensing system Pending the outcome of talks to be held by President Roosevelt Secretary Hull and Admira Kiehisaburo Nomura the Japan ese ambassador however olficials indicated that no final would be made on the expor control administrative measure under consideration The RooseveltHullN o m u r a conferences are expected as a re suit of a personal message from Prince Fumimaro Konoye tin Japanese premier to the presi dent While the text of Konoyes message remained a closely guarded secret between the white house state department anil Japanese embassy it is I generally believed to open the way for a candid discussion of conflicting American and Jap anese policies I Officials explained that the pro posed tightening of oil export rei v v t strictions was not a regulation ij but revolved around the imcrpre WlllCrVn I tation of President Roosevelts or IVltJl CU1 til VV HloUll der placing all petroleum exports on a quota basis and limiting the issuance of licenses to usual prewar quantities Willson former Mason Cityan and composer of the Hit Parade tune You and I visited his liome town tliis week while oimnitc from New York to California Friday he visited the studios ol KGLO in tho Hotel Hart ford and with a score of You and I in arm stepped up to a microphone and showed how lie would his own sonif currently one of the nations favorites I1 S U was a dead microphone and Meredith wasnt really Kinging He said 1 sinjr best silently Lock photo Kayenay en Clarion Crash Kills Two and Injures Three persons were killed and three others MM iuusly njurcd in an automobile accident iear the potato farm 10 miles south of highway 10 on highway 69 near here at a in Sal irday The dead were Mr and Mrs Chris Johnson of Klinawha an aeed couple in their 70s The injured were James Kevane 36 and his sisters IHar cella Hi and Beverly 15 all of Spirit Lake They were taken to Hie Bird hospital in Clarion where they were in serious condition Satur day afternoon James suffered a lacerated head and face and chest injuries Mar cella a fractured left leg and severe facial lacerations and Beverly cerebral hemorrhage All three were suffering from shock No cause for the accident was known It was a headon collision on a straight stretch of pave ment in particular but older persons stopped also to watch the speed sters being rolled off their trailers Gov George A Wilson will be introduced to the grandstand crowd at the Monday afternoon performance Charles Gasswint president of lie fair board an nounced Saturday Jlusy at his ex ecutive offices in DCS Moines the rjvernor had not previously been cxpecicd to attend this years ex position but at the last minute agreed to come ove from his weekend cottage at Clear Lake HALDEN ADMITS DRUNK DRIVING Suspended Secretary of Executive Council Is Fined Costs ATLANTIC Haldo suspended secretary or the Iowa executive council pleaded guilty iri district court here Saturday to a chaigo of driving while in toxicated and was fined 5X00 and costs by Judge H J Mantz Halden was arrested April 2 on the charge He pleaded Saturday j to a county attorneys informa tipn He had been at liberty on a SoOO bond since his arrest Hnlden was suspended as coun cil secretary after charges were filed here The state government body has taken no further action in the case an acting secretary from the council office filling the job meanwhile When the order was issued on AUK 2 it svas authoritatively re ported that picwar meant be fore the Japanese invasion of China in July 1SJ37 but it was learned in informed quarters Sat urday that export control author ities were considering setting the quotas on exports made before Japans invasion of Chinas churian provinces Manciiukuo in 1931 which would drastically reduce the amounts permitted lo be exported Officials said Saturday ilial oil had been shipped to Japan since issuance of the presidents new restriction orders of Hit Song Writes Sequel Noted Musician Visits Home I own Leaves for Work in Hollywood Cal By DAVID KAUFMAN Motion Picture Editor Nazis Claim22 Red Merchant Ships in Finnish Gulf Sunk BERLIN German aiiforce was reported Saturday to have sunk 22 Russian merchant ships in the Gulf of Finland in the past 2I hours as the luftwaffe hammered ceaselessly at the ves sels carrying Russian forces cast from evacuated Tallinn makes a song hit Ask Meredith Willson composer of the currently popular You and 1 anri the native Mason City maestro will confess he wish he knew It look me 30 years to find the uinl ity necessary for one he said bow 1 wish I bad a recipe lo write one every week Willson who left Saturday with Mrs Willson for Holly wood Cal to renew his Max well House CoffcrTimn hrnnit rasts on a national network next Thursday ran however point out a few tilings which caused the amaxinz rise in jnpularity of his You ami I through the na tion You and I has a natural sim better than the first After hear ing the former Mason Cityan play the chorus of Two in Iove on ihe pinno it is our prediction that this number too will soon become one ff the nations favorites Willsons advice on sotigwrit iiiK is in a nutshell Get a simple melody and you have half Hie battle won Friday was a banner day for the Willsons I lie dny marking their tsventyTirst wedding anniversary which they spent with Mrs Will sons mother Mrs KP Wilson Kirst street norlhwcsl whom ihcv visited here They motored to Rochester Minn Saturday took a phme for Chicago and were to fly from there lo ljs Angeles TwcrUyonc years ago the couple eloped lo Albert Lea Minn HITLER DUCE ALSO DISCUSS FAR EAST CRISIS Capture of Viipuri Is Reported by Finns Say Reds Flee Tallinn By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A crying need for oil for the axis chariots and means ot bulwark ing the European continent vrainsl the possibility of British or Ameri can invasion were among the most urgent problems discussed at lie HitlerMussolini meeting on the eastern front dispatches from Home acknowledged Saturday The German press was busy extolling the conference of the two dictators as scaling an axis plan for permanent European on a decisive Gcr iniitIlalhiti victory Janumsp said the rnnicrcnci also dealt with Amcrican Japaitcse relations In Homo the fiveday sessions which ended Friday were under stood by political circles to have dealt with raw materials and the means to supply them to continue the war in its third yeir X Of food here is enough it was but other necessities of mod ern warmaking remained to he pariicularly nil withonl which Ihe panzers and planes nnri submarines might well not exist Coming through the Italian censorship along with this un usual acknowledgment w u s word froih wellinformed in litica sources that Premier Mus solini had agreed supply as many Italian soldiers for IIP front ami workers for Germany as Hitler might require The same sources said it was assumed Hint the fuehrer and il rliice tticiissed means of bringing nil Kurope including nervously neutral Portugal and Turkey into a solid new order front against Hie possibility of British or Ameri can invasion Both in Home and Berlin bc axis meeting was pictured as an answer to tintalks of President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill at sea earlier this month rjcrmin writers contended the nitlerMussoliiii program was clearer and more constructive than UKejghl points enunciated by Roosevelt and Churchill TVnvr YIC mi points Hie Germans said con TJKS MOINtS Amcr 1jnct nf neu ica First committee of DCS Monies Ilfi repeated Wilsnnian eagle md BUD WARD 4 UP AT END OF 18 OMAHA great three on the fourth hole birdie on the 522yard 17th helped Marvin Bud Ward ol Spokanui Wash to a 4 up lead over Pat Abbott of Los Angeles at the end or the first 18 holes ot their 30 hole match for the national ama teur golf championship Saturday GIANTS WIN 43 OVEIl BROOKLYN DODGERS NEW YORK single with two away in Ihe ninth inning drove jn the run to breai a tie and give the Giants a 4 to i victory over the Brooklyn Dodg ers in the first game of a double header Saturday Earlier Oil hit ja homer for Ihc Giants Lew RiflKS I clouted one for Brooklyn LINDBERGH TO SPEAK SEPT It MacNider Also Booked on Des Moines Program by Isolationist Group career Song such nol contemplating n pop sonjl as You and i Salurdiiy announced tlutt A Lindbergh will speak here at IB p m Sept II instead of Sept K as previously scheduled The change was made so that radio time could be obtained for the isolationists lalk committee officials said The Muluil Broad casting System will carry Hie halfhour nn a coaslJo coast hookup the announcement added Cnl Hnnford MacNider ol Mi son City Iowa favorite son candi date for president last year fir mer national commander of the American Lesion md former United Stateminister to Canada also will speak Ilic committee an nounced piicity and personal quality in its Two in Love come lo a com in the infield and ottmcnt of the boys on the grounds Slight Improvement in Lavals Condition VICHY France Pierre Laval who was wounded serious ly by an assassin at Versailles was reported Saturday in an of ficial noon bulletin to be show ing slight improvement quiet night His general condition is good the bulletin said The condition of Marcel Deal who was also a victim of the wouldbe asisfcin was reported stationary but doubtful Weather Report FORECAST MASON CITY Highest tempera ture Saturday ufternoun about 96 fair Saturday night Sun day highest temperature about 91 followed by thundershowcrs Monday occasional showers and cooler IOWA Fair Saturday night Sun day partly cloudy and warm followed by thundcrshowers north and west portions MINNESOTA Partly cloudy Sat1 urday night and Sunday with occasional local showers cooler south and westcentral portions by Sunday night IN MASON CITY after a I GlobeGazette weatfier statistics Maximum Friday 90 Minimum in Night 72 At 8 a m Saturday 80 YEAR AGO Maximum 77 Minimum S3 Precipitation trace lyrics In a boy and song this is absolutely necessary I just hap pened to hit upon the lucky com bination of a simple melody with lyrics which fit it ideally be ex plained modestly You and I Nn 1 on the Hit Parade last week and fas moving lo the lop on that popular KGLO CBS Saturday night show has led the nation in sheet sales for the past few weeks Here vilh the permission of the copyright owner Meredith Willson is the chorus YOU AXO I Darling Ynii ami I know Ihc reason why A summer skv is MIIR And know why birds hi the trees Sine mftlortirs tlo And why lovp will crow From Ihn first hello Until Ihc last gontlhyr So to sweet romance There is hist one answrr Vou and I1 Simple isnt it But that very factor is one of the reasons for the songs outstanding popularity as its composer points outo Willson has it has just been sequ1 to You and 1 a beautiful number called Two in Love and the charming Mrs Willsnn confided lo me that poser only occasionally he main tains He has penned a symphonic tone poem Jarvis Bay which is to be premiered soon by Pierre Montcaux and his Snn Prancisco Symphony orchestra The maestro is also going to have charge of the music for a scries of transcribed programs starring Ken Hurray anil Kenny Baker His chief work however xvill be on the Max well House hour which will again have Frank Morgan John Coiitc ami Baby Snnoks in the cast Fanny Baliy Snooks Krice has been granted an ad ditional months vacation but Eiiesl stars will fill in in the meantime with Allan Jones lined up for Thursday nighl Aurnra Miranda sister of the vivacious Carman has hccn signed for the program also AVillsoit hasjust vimplctod rec ording an alburn for Decc records and this fail will record H second entitled Thoughts While Stroll ing The recordings for Dccca were al in his chiffon stvle of music I definitely intend to write an other symphonic work this coming winter he told me but Im post poning my third symphony1 Sept 14 and Sept 21 thcformrr Mason Cityan will lead the Ford Mrs Mary Hunt 60 Dies Suddenly pbraics and injustices FINNS ItKIOIST viiruKi CAVTUISK News of direct action in the war was comparatively scarce but Leningrads peril grew ominously closer Tlic Finns a tlirusl to KivrnnaiKi tt miles mirth of the old capital with rapliiri of the mined city of Viiputi 75 mitos nnrlli The Finns said three soviet di visions were smashed in ihe re taking of their second most im portant rify Viipuii The GerjiKins reported a slrady cleanup nf tnc Estonian pocket rvf Russian resistance lo the west was costing the red army and navj many men and ships and increas ing the o Leningrad by sea and air I Though Viipuri was a smoking Mary Hunt I waste when the Finns pushed in fiO dropped dead suddenly Kri1ils capture was a sweet victory for Finland which was forced o con cede that second city of the repub lic to Russia is part of Ihc spoils of the war More than Finns whci had left rather day afternoon at the II C Iick wick home in fine health Mrs Hunts death appar ently was due to heart disease Mrs Hunt came here five years ago from Hampton where she had Russian rule nl livcd for many years She was liivc declared Ihcy will re widow of Bert Hunt Hampton tllrn to Vnpuri is soon as the army contractor who died about in Pcnits years ago lc Germans reported tliat in Survivors include a daughter I Mrs Glenn Jones and a son j 1 Hunt both of Hampton A niece Mrs G w Banker lives in Mason City Funeral arrangeJ merits were incomplete Friday 1 night i she likes the latter number cvon I Sunday Evening Hour Symphony orchestra nn Columbia BrotdiaFt ing System programs He has recorded thr spiritual Never Too Weary to Pray Mhirh was in the score he wrote for Samuel Goldwyns The Iit tlc Foxes Mr and Mrs Will son were in New York for thai pictures world pcmiern When the Willsons would enter a cafe or night club and were rec ognized the Manhattan musicians would instantly begin playing his Ydii and I as a tribute Its very very definitely a rase of local boy makes good flecinc from Tallinn and the naval base of Ialiliski the Kiis sians had lost at least 13 anri possibly as many as 82 trans ports and a cruiser four destroy ers nine niincswrcpers and three patrol boats in the Gulf nf Fin laml willt many others hravily rlimazci by German mines and bomliinc planes Will the elimination of ihis pocket of rrsjslantc on Ihe cuif tile Germans declared the soviet naval Iwsc of Kronsladt and Len ingrad were menaced even more than before British bombers swcnl across he channel asain Saturday to attack the French coast after raiding southwestern Gcrmany Friday nishl German raids on England were reported relative ly liRht Ksrculion of rich more pnrsrsnp including a French cnunt and a   

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