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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 18, 1941, Mason City, Iowa                             f NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY AND ARCHIVES DEJS KOINES IA HOME EDITION S VOL XLVIII ASSOCIATE PBZSS LSASEB THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY NOVEMBERmlfldT MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT j THIS PAPEB CONSISTS or TWO SECTION M rxiy aq UDILJJAZLACUIIES IN ACCIDENT Governor of Alabama Orders Home Guard Units to Mobilize I WASHINGTON including the shooting of two men tiroke out at strikeaffected cap Jive coal mines in West Virgin pnd Pennsylvania Tuesday a resident Roosevelt was reportec ready to exert the full powers o I he government to get production esumed The United Mine Workers Mon day called out its membership in the captive mines owned by stee companies which use the coal About 53000 miners in Pennsyl vania West Virginia Kentucky Alabama Tennessee and Illinoi work in captive mines and the UMW claims 95 per cent are mem bers President Roosevelt has said the coal must be mined to keep k the vital steel mills in opera tion on armaments There have been Insistent demands on Capi tol Hill for antistrike legisla tion and persons closely in touch v with the president said Tuesday he was convinced now was the time to act to stop interference with defense production In Alabama Gov Frank Dixon ordered home guard units mob 1I plant of the Tennessee Coal Iron and Railroadcompany About 200 men were moved into the Birmingham area center o that states steel industry Thelirst serious coal strike dis iorderj was a fight at the No 10 mine of the U S Coal and Coke company at Gary W Va in which a Negro stableman William Hairston and a Negro motorman li William Lawson were shot anc wounded An official of an in dependent union opposing the United Mine Workers walkou f said UMW pickets fired 15 or 20 shots A foreman said 163 men out of a normal force of 220 wen to work in the mine Pickets closed No 6 mine a Gary largest of six which op erated Monday despite the strike call There was a brief but blood less fight at aU S Steel mine In Fayette county Pa when 50 nonstrikers started through 100 pickets The pickets dispersed after arrival of state police The mine operated Monday company officials said with about 200 of a normal crew of 700 at work In northern Cambria county Pa a union official said about 500 of an estimated 10000 mem bership in commercial coal pit had voted a sympathy walkout Three hundred miners at a Terre Haute Ind mine which supplies coal for a public service company of Indiana power plant also were out in sympathy with the captive miners John L Lewispresident of the UMW and his policy committee i met again Tuesday here to con 1 siderthe strike situation as the CIO in annual convention in De troit considered an allout in dorsement of President Roose velts foreign policy The CIO voted Monday to approve the strike in captive mines The president s losing pa tieace one reliable informant de dared He is getting ready lo crack John L Lewis UMWs president anybody else who is holding up defense production There still were no indications what specific course Mr Roosevelt was contemplating but the be lief was widespread that the mo ment for action had been reached UMW meanwhile concen trated its energies on making the captive coal mine strike 100 per cent effective and already the miners in some commercial pits were quitting work in sympathy walkouts to demonstrate onion solidarity The captive mines differ from the commercial mines in that they are owned by steel compares which use their output for the steel mills instead of marketing it commercially A general sympathy strike of any duration in the commercial mines would affect not only many fields of manufacturing but rail road operation as wefi The com inronns emPloy approximately 1000 and all are for the CIO con with the commercials After working their regular shift nonstrikers left the Ked Lyon mine a subsidiary of the United States Steel corporation at Uniontown Pa CIO Workers remained on strike in the captive coal mines jjcsj CopHve Coal Mines PENNSYLVANIA OHIO COLUMBUS NCINNATTI MORGANTOW FAtRM WVA Shaded areas on this map locate the nations major mnes whch are the subJeet of negotiations among steel company officials the United Mine Workers and President Roosevelt Only captive mines not shown S Tiui 11 f one in IllinoisThc caPtive mine in Illinois is at Wcstville vides for a union shop the bone of contention in the present cap tive mine dispute Union officials expressed sat sfaction with the first full day of work stoppage in the captive pits nonday but they resorted to picket lines in an effort to end the iroduction in those scattered mines where nonunion and un on workers ignored the strike call and reported as usual Despite this United Stales Steel Bethlehem and YOHIWS town Sheet and the three major steel companies in volved in the captive dispute planned to keep their colieries workinr if possible Connally said he had high hope hat the chief executive would pprove the measure in principle the legislation the qiies on of OP6 or closed shop would be frozen at the status quo vheneyer the government took ver the plant fire some who ls a socialistic re Connally told reporters If rers re want to get production this is and labor cant run a plant there is nobody but the governmentleft lo run it Government control would last onlylfor the duration of the emergency There is no ef fort to socialize the government there is only an effort to keep up production the integrity of this court and the man on the street believing i the integrity of this court Judc Hnft rf aM o VAJ TwoMen Shot in Coal Mine Strike Disorders R BELIEVED READY TO USE ALL Of POWERS NonStrikers ot Mine Farm Publication to Address Bureau SEE STORY ON PAGE 3 DBS MOINES Clifford V Gregory associate publisher Wallaces Farmer and a director of the Chicago Federal Reserve bank died at a m Tuesday in the Methodist hospital here where he had undergone an appendectomy Monday Gregory 58 was a widely known speaker on agricultural questions and bad been sched uled to discuss parity legislation in an appearance Tuesday morn ingbefore the Iowa Farm Bu reau Federation convention He also was associate publisher of the Wisconsin Agriculturist and Farmer of Racine Wis and a trustee of the Farm foundation of Chicago He was born Oct 20 1883 in Mason City Iowa He was a bachelor of science degree in animal industly at Iowa State col lege m 1910 He served as an in structor in agricultural journalism at Iowa State in 1910 and 191 He served as editor and vice president of the Prairie Farmer in Chicago from 1911 to 1937 He became associate publisher of Wallaces Farmer and the Iowa Homestead in the latter year CLIFFORD V GREGORY The widow three sons and three daughters survive The sons are Merrill Clifford Howard and David Walter The daughters are Gwendolyn Ruth Mrs Paul Barbara and Shirley Ann f He also served as vice president or the Agricultural Broadcasting company in Chicago from 1928 to 2937 During the World war he was a member of the agricultural committee of the state council of defense Stop Defense Strikes Now Herring Says troduced legislation SR 114 to provide a method for settlement of labor disputes called Monday night for immediate action on to forestall defense legislation strikes One man in this country with full knowledge thereof and with utter disregard tor the conse quences of his act has boldly chosen utterly to defy the presi dent of the United States in clos ing the coal mines directly serving the vital steel mills of our count try Herring declared in an ad dress broadcast over the NBC Blue network This labor leader leaves no al ternative other than to bring the United States army directly into line in our country I am supporting the president chosen by a majority of all of Ihe people in a free and untrammelled election one year ago So will you and before he gets through so will John Lewis the lowan as serted County Attorney Told by Judge to Push Bluffs Dog Race Case COUNCIL BLUFFS ty Attorney Roy Smith who Mon day formally approved dismissal rney be substituted as plaintiff stead of True and set the Janu ahearinS aesK m the office of Dr C W 2 ot JoAeteher college here were robbed of S650 2 in Waterloo Hurt When Train Hits Car WATERLOO Held 9 and Miss Lucille Center 28 both of Waterloo were injured early Tuesday when Holds sedan was struck broadside by a north bound Chicago Great Western passenger train less than a block irom the Waterloo station Held iis left hip fractured and Miss fonter cut and bruised were COLLEGE SAFE OSKALOOSA safe and desk in the office of Dr C W over the weekend Mahaska County Sheriff F C Vangernder en said Rents Raised in 1 Outol 8 Quad City Homes WASHINGTON labor department record showed Tues day that rents were raised in about one out of eight of the ren ted homes in the Quad City area Davenport Iowa and Rock Is land Moline and East Moline 111 the period from October 15 1939 to Sept 15 1941 In creases averaged or 13 per cent in Davenport MASON FORECAST CITY Fair to partly ui tl 11 jf cloudy Tuesday night Wednes day partly cloudy to cloudy with light rain or drizzle and much cooler southerly winds 2D to 35 miles an hour shiftinr to northerly Wednesday south and east part ly cloudy to cloudy west light ram or drizzle and colder ex treme nest Tuesday night Wednesday cloudy showers east west and central portions wind southwest 2555 MPH Tuesday shifting to north and northeast west and central por tions Wednesday and extreme west late Tuesday night MINNESOTA Partly cloudy and continued warmer southeast and extreme south light rain or drizzle and continued cold north and westcentral Tuesday and Tuesday night Wednesday rain southeast rain or snow west and north portions colder much colder southeast portion IN MASON CITY GlobeGazelle weather slatistics Maximum Monday VI Minimum Monday 52 At 8 a m Tuesday 53 The mercury soared to 71 Mon day highest temperature recorded since Oct 12 when 73 was re ported YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 26 EXTENDED FORECAST Extended forecast for the period from p m Tuesday Nov 13 to p m Saturday Nov 22 1941 Upper Mississippi valley and will aver age near normal except below normal in Minnesota and western and central Iowa Unseasonably warm at beginning of period ex cept below normal in northern ui HVLllltJlII and western Minnesota followed sy sharp cooling in Iowa Wiscon sin and southeastern Minnesota Wednesday and Wednesday night and in Illinois and Indiana Thurs day and Thursay night Precipita tion will curring prii part of period IIUFLET GIRLS BORN YNEAPOLIS and rs Fred Jensen Rosemount coness hospital They were borr five minutes apart on 20 Thomp arrested Monday on charge of assault with intent to omrmt great bodily injury but bail bond which his father signed to nswer to the charge in prelimi ary hearing in West Union Sat rday Thompson admits having shot Baede 27 Monona a pheasant hunter Sunday after noon while chasing Baede and a companion Donald Huffman 21 Monona who were hunting on the farm of young Thompsons father Vern Thompson two miles south east of Alpha Baede and Huffman assert that they ran when they found that Ihompson was shooting at them without warning that Huffman of Shooting Pheasant Hunters r hid behind a corn shock but that Baede found a 22 rifle bullet had imbedded ilself in his right thigh and had to quit running The two Monona men assert that they had gone through a line fence on to another farm when Thompson caught up with Baede and lookhis gun away from him Thompson asserts that he first yelled at the men to get off the farm and when they ran he shot to scare or stop them without in tending to hit comPain that IJUlltCIi shot one of their cows and that recently hunters shot a guinea and thirSteetric fence else to hunt on their farm U S SOLUTION i Intimates Kurusu Visit to Determine Tokio Duty to Axis WASHINGTON Ambassador Kiehisaburo Nomura voiced optimism Tuesday over chances for settlement of Japanese American difficulties Arriving at the state department at oclock with Japans spe cial emissary Saburo Kurusu for a conference with Secretary Hull Nomura asked waiting reporters Why are the newspapers here all so gloomyV We arc very hope With a smile Ihe ambassador added You Americans are always in a fighting mood Why are you so war minded When a reporter suggested that Hie newspapers in Tokio Tuesday did not sound exactly peacemind ed Nomura laughed Obligation to Axis Will Be Determined TOKIO Minister Shigenori Togo told parliament Tuesday that Saburo Kurusu Ja pans special envoy to Washing ton carried no new instruction but intimated that the outcome of his mission would determine Ja pans interpretation of her obli gations under her axis alliance Premier GeneralHideki Toio and Navy Minister Shigetaro Slii mada declared same ses sion that Japans army and navy were fully ready for an eventu ality but these statements replied to questions concerning relations with Russia rather than the United Stales The foreign minisler replyin to a queslioner said the outcome the talks which Kurusu began m Washington Monday with ident Roosevelt and Secretary Hull is unpredictable It is still too early he went on lo state what effect the out come will have on the third clause of Ihe tripartite clause which obligates each signatory to lend all aid including military to ils allies if they are attacked by a power not yet involved in the European or China wars The diet gave swift approval of an extraordinary military budget of 3800000000 yen and the organ of the foreign office declared the choice of peace or war in the Pa cific is that of the United States ROMEfOLiCE ARREST RECTOR The Rev Hiram Woolf Held Incommunicado for Inquiry by Authorities ROME Rev Gruber Woolf of Elmira N Y Hiram rector of St Pauls American Protestant Episcopal church in Rome was arrested Tuesday and held incommunicado for question ing by police The United States embassy was given to understand in responsible quarters that Woolf was held for investigation on sus picion or intelligence activity pending formal charges Railroad Conference Reaches No Solution loa rs rrea Jensen Rosemount wouia see President Roosevelt The presidents words were rc Mnn were parents of triplets aSa Wednesday While discus layed to the convention at a time Tuesdayall girls The babies sions will continue Alvancy John when the CIOs larest unit he were born Monday night at Dea ston president of the Brotherhood United Mine Workers was en COnCSS hospital Thev Of Locomotive TI I Locomotive Engineers said that orders for a strike on Dec 7 slill stood T L f 1 Lymphatic Leukemia CORNELL Funeral ser ices will be held Wednesday at Sioux Center for Evonnc Vanden bcrg 7 only child of Supt of ichdols and Mrs G J Vanden erg of Cornell who died of lym ratic leukemia a rare disease in vhich the body fails lo manufac ure blood corpuscles Lands Safely by Using Parachute Raymond I Togcrson above son of Mr arid Mrs T C log crson route 4 north of the suear plant was one of five men who parachuted lo safety when a two motored bomjjcr crashed in a blizzard in Utah killing two of the crew Togcr son did not have time to buckle on the harness of the para chute when he had to leap but managed to keep his hold on the parachute until he reached cround WILL ARM SHIPS TO BRITAIN FIRST Knox Lists Order in Which Guns Will Be Mounted on Vessels WASHIGTON Secretary of Navy Prank Knox announced iuesday that American merchant ships destines to serve iheBritish Isles and northern Europe will be the first to be armed under the amended neutrality law Second preference on arms will be given to ships operating to and from the Red sea Knox said Third priority will be given merchant ships plying to and from the south Atlantic Knovs statement indicated that armed American merchant ships might tarry cargoes to Murmansk or Archangel the soviet Arctic ports These are the only north ern European ports outside the British Isles that arc not under axis domination F R ASKS FOR C 1 0 SUPPORT Declares Goverment Determined to Get Guns Tanks Ships DETROIT Mich President Roosevelt called upon the CIO Tuesday to cooperate in the pro duclion of arms without delay and without interruption In a message o the CIOs an nual convention the chief execu tive said We need guns tanks plnncs and ships and we must produce guns tanks planes and ships without de Uiy and without interruption and the American people and iheir government are determined that shall have them I have every confidence that your members recognizing the im perative needs of the American people in the interest ot American defense will cooperate with all other American groups in the com mon and the patriotic interest Americans will demand such a contribution from labor and from all other groups for the preserva tion of home family religion and nation Mr Roosevelt also called for the reestablishment of peace in the WAUTTWfTrvw fD A ratlks organized labor as a WASHINGTON tJPi A white patriotic step of great iniDortanre jiaiivua Kin ruaa 10 ine delegates by CIO nresi roads broke up Tuesday with both dent Phillip Murray and evoked rail executives and labor rcpre applause Murray promised that an no conclusions appropriate reply would be were reached They added they forthcoming later would sec President Roosevel The presidents words were re imc the jaged in a strike in the defense vital captive coal mines Earlier the delegates cheered a of call for formal indorsement President Roosevelts foreign poli y a denunciation of Charles A Lindbergh and a plea for extension 3f all possible aid and cooperation lo Hitlers enemies BURIED WATERLOO ser vices were held Tuesday for Bert S Strayer 61 who had been president of the Hudson Stale sank since 1933 Strayer died Sunday at his farm near Hudson after a twomonths illness WAS TESTING GUNS REPORT GERMAN CHIEFS Pioneered In Many Improvements Which Gave Luftwaffe Victory By JACK FLEISCHER BERLIN luflwafte suffered a severe blow Tuesday with announcement of the death while experimenting with fire arms of Col Gen Ernst Udet World war ace and originator of the nazi parachutist technique Udet 45 was head of the technical bureau of the air min istry and was responsible for many of the technical achieve ments of the luftwaffe in the war f AdoH Killer ordered a state fu neral tor him in recognition ot his achievements and named luft walfe squadron No 3 the Udet squadron in his honor Udet was Germanys No 2 ace of the World only lo the great Baron Manfred von 62 planes to his credit His record lias since been exceeded by some of the young flyers of the luftwaffclo which he had devoted his energies since the start of the nazi regime W this war Udct had no chance for actual combat He was tied to his desk by a mass of details But he sttll spent his spare time in the air whenever possible and he had retained his trim youthful figure and appearance Last July rumors cir culated In foreign countries that he had fallen into disfavor united Press correspondent at his office in the reich air min istry and smilingly denied the rumors V 3ft An announcement by the of ficial news agency Tuesday said Udet died Monday of injuries suffered from an accident while experimenting with firearms He died enroute to a hospital it said Udet had been Germanys greatest surviving World war ace He was well known in the United States having appeared at Ameri can air meets as an exhibition and stunt flyer Until Adolf Hitler came to power Udct was only a stunt flyer But three years after the nazi regime was established Udct had risen to the post of chief the techni cal section of the air force He pioneered many of the tech niques which brought the luft waffe its great battle successes He was regarded as the brains behind the development of the parachute corps and the strategy of its use as first displayed in Norway and Holland Udets death was regarded as one of the heaviest blows suf fered by the luftwaffe since the start of the war For the last three years his pot gave him responsibility for the development of all luftwaffe ar mament and lechnical processes His specific innovalions in Ihe use of parachute troops were said to have been the improvement ot methods ot landing supplies and men a reorganization in the com position ot parachule unils to in clude engineering troops and a new technical means of guiding parachutes in the air Udet was promoted by Hitler from the rank of lieutenant gen eral to colonel general for his work in parachutist develop ments COL GEN ERNST UDET chief dies   

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