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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 30, 1942, Mason City, Iowa                             NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY AND ARC 0 S I 0 I r THE NEWSPAPER VOL XLVIII MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION imnri MASON CITY IOWVWEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 30 1942 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ut I wu SECTION ONENO 305 YANKS BEAT CARDS 74 IN OPENER Airport Gets Final Approval WORKTO START SOON HERRING WIRE INDICATES Engineers Surveying 3 Runways of 5600 Feet Long and 150 Feet Wide Development of the Mason City airport for the war department has received final approval by tile secretaries of war navy and com merce who constitute the cviil aeronautics board according to a telegram received late Tuesday from Senator Clyde L Herring Work will commence as soon the title to the port is in the bands of the government Sen ator Herring wired the Globe Gazette The approval presumably in volves a 5650000 program which Senator Herring announced Sept 18 was scheduled construction to be done by the civil aeronautics administration for the war depart ment The senator indicated in a second telegram Sept 19 that the project eventually would involve a million dollars It was assumed here that the title referred to in the senators telegram was for the present 312 acre site This can be done imme diately upon receipt of a formal request City Solicitor Charles E Cormvell stated If title to additional land is re quested from the city it might necessitate condemnation proceed Mjg which would Jrequire a 10 day notice to the tion proceedings would be neces sary only if the city made an of Jer to the owners which was re fused the city solicitor explained Senator Herrings telegram followed by a few hours the re Port by City Manager Herbert T Barclay that CAA engineers now are surveying three 5600 foot runways 150 feet wide long enough to accommodate any yung except heavy bombing planes BURLINGTON CEDAR ALSO WIN APPROVAL WASHINGTON A Senator tlydeL Herring said that the airport approval board has given final approval to the construc tion of civil aeronautics adminis tration airports at Burlington Cedar Rapids and Mason City The senator said they probably would be used for bomber train Ing and medium bomber opera tional activities Each airportwill nave three paved runways 5 000 leet long and 150 feet wide Herring said these airports are the same as those he announced Oil Companies Share Supplies on East Coast WASHINGTON IP A gov ernment order directing oil com panies to share petroleum sup plies and terminal facilities was in effect Wednesday on the At lantic seaboard Announcing the w TPetTroIeum Coordinator Harold L Ickes said that while the companies will be taking gas oline kerosene heating oil and industrial oil from the same stor age tanks marketing will be con tinued under individual brands War time specifications will be established OPC said to assure uniformity Senate Votes Compromise to Include Wage Increases in Fixing Farm Price Ceilings Adoption Ends 8 Day Fight Between Farm Bloc Administration WASHINGTON sen ate voted Wednesday to strip from the administrations anti inflation legislation n provision changing farm parity standards inserting instead a compromise amendment directing the lifting of farm price ceilings whore they did not reflect labor anct othcr cost increases since Jan 1 1941 The amendment was offered bv Democratic Leader Barkley Kentucky The vote was 86 lo 4 It would require that an adequate wage should be ac cordedto farm labor in com puting the increased costs over those prevailing on Jan I 1941 which farmers have had to bear in producing crops Its adoption ended an eightday controversy between the adminis tration and the senate farm bloc over the terms governing the pro posed directive to President Roosevelt to stabilize prices wages and salaries at Sept 15 levels so far as practical In going along with the revised the farm bloc advantage it Barkley proposal surrendered an gained Tuesday when forced insertion into the bill of a pro vision requiring the recalculation of present parity standards up ward to include farm labor costs A similar amendment to which President Roosevelt has said hewas unalterably op posed previously bad been written into the antiinflation measure when it passed the house As previously drawn the Bark ley amendment would require the president to take farm labor and other costs into account if ceilings proved too low but would fix no 3ate from which increases could be calculated Farm senators have contended that only future in creases which occurred after the Dill was signed could be consid ered under its terms GILLETTE HERRING VOTE FOR COMPROMISE WASHINGTON roll rail by which the senate adopted 86 to 4 a compromise amendment directing that price ceilings on arm products shall reflect in creases in labor and other costs since Jan I 1942 included the fol lowing votes Democrats for Gillette and rterrmg of Iowa IOWANS HAD SPLIT ON THOMASHATCH PROPOSAL fP Senator juy M Gillette of Iowa voted for he ThomasHatch amendment to the antiinflation bill providing for recognition of all labor cost in establishing farm price ceil ings Senator Clyde L Herring voted no PUT PUBLIC INTEREST FIRST Farmers Union Chief Urges Agriculture Be Unselfish in Demands DES MOINES G Fatten of Denver national presi dent of the Farmers Union urged here Tuesday that if farmers wil be unselfish now in their demands for higher prices and more credit they will be in a better positior later to make legitimate de Patlons address closed a one day meeting held here lo dra matize the organizations sup port of President Koosevells antiinflation program If we are to win this war Patton said the public interes must come first concretely this means that we wil not selfishly seize the needs of our nations armed services and civilian pop ulation and of our allies to jack up prices far beyond panty anc thereby bring on inflation We can only ruin ourselves by such tac tics It means that we by our vol untary action will limit to the minimum our demands in prices in incentive payment and farm sup credit in subsidies and in plemental wage payments neces sary to insure an adequate sup ply of farm labor It means that we will pass up the chance to make a kill ing because we understand that to take advantage of that chance we would have to wreck the whole effort to stabilize prices wages salaries and profits Fatten concluded The Farmers Union always worked closely with organized la bor he observed but he de nounced efforts of John L Lewis to organize dairy farmers I believe it is the responsibility of farmers to organize them selves Patton said Im unalter ably opposed to Lewis attempt to organize the dairy farmers Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your GlobeGazette carrier boy Tarachute Spy Is Cadet Bailing Out NEWBURGH N V parachutist spy scare near West Point wns cleared up by telephone after witnesses reported that man leaped from a plane The report was corroborated by the public relations office at Stew art Field the academys training school Yes a man did leave the plane was the answer But it was during a routine training flight Lt Joel R Barton Jr of Sterling City Tex sent his plane into a twist and out of or in the thin air ordered Cadet John R McNie of Camden S Get out ot here McNiel didnt waste a moment He followed orders and bailed out War SavingTllonds and sumps from your GlobeGazette carrier boy 1000 WAVES to Be Taken to Cedar Falls for Training Instruction to Be Started Dec 1 5 at Iowa Teachers College CEDAR FALLS Malcolm Price president of Iowa Staie Teachers college Wednesday awaited the arrival of navy repre sentatives to make detailed ar rangements for the housing of 1000 members of the womens naval reserve to be brought here for instruction Dec 15 Doctor Price said it is possible that some of the instruction may be by Teachers college faculty membcrs Only enlisted members of the Waves will be trained here ac cording to the navys announce ment Tuesday in Washington The women will undergo a fivc week period of drill and physical education They also will study naval organization administration and correspondence During the second and third weeks of training the navy an nounced a series of selection tests will be given to the women to discover special aptitudes for the ratings In which the navy offers service training Those selected will be sent to naval technical schools Some of the women will be pre re MALCOLM PRICE Pred duties as aviation ma u chinists mates and gunners mates The first class of 900 Wave officer candidates begins train ing Oct 6 at Smith college ftorthamptoii Mass About 10 enlisted Waves will be trained al various midwestern schools including the Teachers college here Members of the womens naval reserve will receive the same pay as men of equal rank Interest in the establishment of a training school for enlisted Waves here was heightened by the fact that more than 3000 mem bers of the Womens Army Aux iliary corps are now in training at Fort DCS Moincs CITYS OUTLOOK STILL GRAVE IN FLAMING FIGHT Violence oi Attacks Grows in Spite of Heavy German Losses By ROGER D GREENE Associated Press War Editor Soviet headquarters reported Wednesday that the red armies surging down upon the German left flank had defeated two nazi divisions along the flaming 40 mile corridor between the Don and Volga rivers while inside Stalingrad the crisis remained acute A bulletin from German field headquarters said a new section of northern Stalingrad hadbeen taken by storm if if Despite staggering losses the Germans continued to throw great masses of troops into the 37 day old assault and the army newspaper Red Star declared1 gravely V Conditions in the city remain serious The Germans have big losses but the attacks do not les sen and violence grows Nevertheless the Russians still displayed no sign of collapse after withstanding more than fivc weeks of violent assault And us September ended confidence rose in both soviet and British quarters m London that the red armies had blighted Hitlers two most chei 1 A new onslaught against Moscow 2 Conquest of Russias rich TiflisBakii oil region Soviet war news published oy the Russian embassy in Lon don declared that after having lost several dozen picked divi sions squandered several thou sand tanks and planes and strewn every captured mile with their onn dead the Ger mans have failed lo victory Soviet gunners were reported to have slaughtered more than 1300 Germans Tuesday as the in vaders launched repeated futile attacks to widen a wedge in Stal ingrads northwest section The enemy suffered particu larly heavy losses capture one height in trying to the Bussian command said In this battle the enemy lost over 700 men Red Star said the Germans fearing sudden night attacks were sending rockets flaring through the skies and floating down by para chutes to light the battle scene Dry grass blazed across the steppes northwest of the city shrouding the countryside with a pall of yellow acrid smoke While acknowledging the sravity of the situation within StahnRrad Red Star declared that Russian troops had repulsed nazi shock forces which knifed into a factory district on the northwest outskirts Monday Only the sparsest details were orthcoming on street figluin in side the Volga metropolis with red army headquarters announc ng merely that our troops fought lerce engagements against enemy anks and motorized infantry A guards mortar unit commanded by Nikitin wiped out 800 Hitler tes Nor did the soviet command di vulge more than the bare an nouncement that two German di visions had been routed by relief attacks on the north flank where Marshal Semeon Timoshcnko has been hacking at the nazi barrier the main German siege armies Dispatches to the soviet newspa per Comsomol Pravda declared hat the initiative remains in our hands on the northwest stcppcs although the Germans were re lorted massing tremendous forces o replace defeated divisions On the central Moscow font Russian shock troopi mar shaled in such secrecy that they were not allowed to smoke were reported to have cut through the line of the fuehrer above Rzhev 130 miles northwest of Moscow In an attack launched a barrage by hundreds of Pravda dispatches said the Rus lans fighting in autumn colored voods where red and yellow eaves mingled with the green of irs drove the Germans to retreat nd reached a curve on the upper Half of Men on Dieppe Attack Lost LONDON allied in vasion test at Dieppe met lank barriers of unforeseen strength and the attackers losses were very nearly half the total of the troops involved Prime Minister Churchill said in the house of commons Wednesday As at the first meeting of the reconvened house Tuesday when the Prime Minister em phasized the undesirabiliiy Of speculation on the time and place of a second front his re ports were in answer to a bat tery of questioners expected snortly how male a more thorough He is ever to report on the war situation For the third time since the war began the house received a gov ernment bill for a oneyear ex tension of its own life Thus the government rejected repeated de mands from critics of the present commons for a general election Most of the members were elected in 1930 for the normal term of five years but have sat on under a political truce aimed at keeping the parties numerical representation fixed for the dura tion Churchill said hat British tanks were held up by he al together unexpected strength of defense blocks placed at the ends of Dieppes streets by the Germans It had not been anticipated he added that the barriers could not be destroyed by British guns Making a statement in response to questions Churchill said the military force commander at Dieppe had described the support given by the RAF for the opera 4tions there as faultless The RAF fought the greatest air battle of all time over the coastal town destroying nearly 100 Ger man planes for certain and pos sibly bring down many more Churchill said James Henderson Stewart asked the prime minister to reconcile his announcement of Sept g that most of the Dieppe force returned and Ihe official Canadian statement that of 5 00 0 Canadians participating there were 3350 casualties in cluding 2717 killed or missing In my statement of Sept 8 Churchill answered I was re ferring to the assaulting forces as a whole the greater part of whom were in fact brought back by the royal navy There is no inconsistency in this with the statement of the Ca nadian minister of national de fense who was referring only to casualties among Canadian troops who took part He declined to give the Ger mans the benefit of precise figures but said that the losses were very heavy and went up to nearly half of the total Churchill told Ihe house that the government of northern Ireland was satisfied that the situation created by Irish republican army outbreaks was weli in hand Redbirds Fall Short in Last Inning Rally as World Series Opens Yanks Cards SCORE BY INNINGS 234 5678 9 R DO in B SPORTSMANS PARK ST a furious last inning rally the Cardinals marked up 4 runs in the final frame but were defeated by tlie New York Yankees here Wednesday afternoon 7 to 4 in the opening game of the 1942 world series Put 3 Eagle Squadrons in U S Army Forces AN RAF FIGHTER STATION IN BRITAIN WThree Ameri can Eagle squadrons of Britains Royal Air Fon ce were formally transferred Tuesday to the United States army air forces in the Eu ropean fighter theater group as their carrying fourth on v vii 4ji khaki uniforms the lethal work they began in RAF blue IS FOUND CENTERVILLE DEAD John Clark 9 retired railroader was found dead in his home here Tuesday Weather Report FORECAST MASON CITY Warmer Wednes day afternoon Wednesday night and Thursday forenoon IOWA Somewhat warmer Wed nesday night Thursday forenoon MINNESOTA Somewhat warm er Wednesday night and Thurs day forenoon IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics Maximum Tuesday Minimum Tuesday night At 8 a m Wednesday YKAR AGO Maximum Minimum Precipitation 65 30 43 54 43 120 FIRST INNING Yanks Rizzuto grounded out Marion to Hopp on the second piteli Rolfe struck out Cullenbine walked McCarthy came out lo confer with Magcrkurth claiming Cooper balked while pitching to DiMnggio Dimaggio singled to deep short Cullenbine stopping at second Marion made a nice stop but his throw to first was late Keller struck out No runs one hit no errors two left Cards Brown grounded out on the first pilch Rizzuto to Hassclt TMoore walked after fouling off fivc pitchesSlaughter also walked T Moore going to second Musial flied to Cullciibiuc the runners holding W Cooper w called out on strikes No runs no hits io errors two left SECOND INNING Yanks Gordon out Brown to Hopp Dickey was safe at first when Brown threw wildly aftei fielding his grounder but W Cooper backing up the play re covered the ball and Dickey was trapped oft first and run down W Cooper to Hopp to Marion Hassett lined runs no hjts one error none left Cards Hopp fouled toRizzuto who made a nice running catch Kurowski struck out Marion struck out No runs no hits no errors none left THIRD INNING Yanks Ruffing singled against the right field screen Harry Gum bert began warming up for the Cardinals Rizzuto walked Ruff ing going to second Rolfe was called out on strikes Ruffing was picked oft second M Cooper to Marion Cullenbine was out Hopp unassisted No runs one hit no errors one left Cards M Cooper out Rizzuto to Hassett Brown walked on four pitches T Moore flied deep lo DiMaggio Slaughter struck out No runs no hits no errors one left FOURTH INNING Yanks DiMaggio singled to left Keller popped to Marion Gordon popped to Hopp Dickey walked DiMaggio go Ing to second Hassett doubled down the left field line scoring DiMaggio and sending Dickey to third Gumbert began warming ui again iji the Cardinal Ruffing out Marion to Hopp One run two hits no errors two left Cards Musial flied to Keller Cooper flied to DiMaggio in left center Hopp struck out No runs no hits no errors none lefl FIFTH INNING Yanks Rizzuto grounded out Hopp unassisted Rolfe singled to center Cullenbine doubled off the right field wall sending Rolte to third Gumbert again started warming up grounded to Kurow ski who tagged Cullenbine on the base line but threw too late to first trying to double Di Maggio Rolfe scoring Brown threw out Keller One run two hits no errors one left Cards Kurowski Gordon threw out struck out Marion M Cooper was out Rolfe to Hasselt No runs no hits no errors none SIXTH INNING Yanks Gordon struck out Dickey singled off the right field wall Hassett struck out Ruffing fhed to T Moore No runs one hit no errors one left Cards Brown popped to Gor don T Moore flied to Keller Slaughter walked It broke a string of 11 consecutive batters Ruffing had retired Musial also walked Slaughter going to second Marvin Breuer began warming up for the Yankees W Cooper popped to Gordon along the right field line No runs no hits no er rors two left SEVENTH INNING Yanks Musial made a circus catch ot Rizzutos fly after mis judging it Rolfe flied to Slaughter Cullenbine grounded out Hopp unassisted No runs no hits no errors none left Cards Hopp flied to Keller Kurowski struck out for the third straight time Marion fouled to Hassett No runs no hits no er rors none left EIGHTH INNING Yanks DiMaggio singled to left center for his third hit Max La mer and Harry Gumbert started warming up in the Cardinal bull pen Keller was culled out on strikes Gordon struck out Dickey singled to right send ing DiMaggio lo third Hassett singled to right scoring Di Slasigio Dickey stopping at sec ond Slaughter dropped lluf fings fly for a two base error Dickey and Hassett scored Southwortli went out to the mound to confer with M Cooper He was taken out and Gumbert replaced him Rizzulo out bert to Hopp Three runs Ilirce hUs one error one left Cards Walker batted for Gumbert and struck out Brown popped to Rizzuto in short left T Moore singled to right for the first hit ott Ruffing It was a line drive be tween first and second base Slaughter flied deep to DiMaggio No runs one hitno errors one NINTH Yanks Lanicr a left hander now pitching for the Cards Rolfe singled to right Cullenbine bunted along the third base line and when Lanicr threw the ball into the right field bullpen scored and Cullenbine went to It was scored as a sacrifice third for Cullenbine and an error for Lanier DiMaggio out Lanier to Hopp Cullenbine holding third Lamer made a nice stop ol a hard hit grounder Keller walked SAYS GERMANY READY TO MEET SECOND FRONT Fuehrer Is Determined To Hold This Year What We Now Have BERLIN From German Broad IP ReichsfuehrciHitler pledged Wednesday that Stalin grad would be captured and told his people that Germany was pre paring for a second front wherever his foes might strike We are determined lo hold this the coming year what we have he said in a widely broad cast address to a nazi partv audience and to attack where we believe it to be necessary f If f A version ot this statement as heard by radio in London said Our program for next 3car is first to hold on to what we have and secondly to wait and see who will be exhausted The fuehrer ventured no guess where Germanys enemies would attempt invasion If I had an enemy ot greater military caliber lie lold the crowded SportspaJast I could figure out where he would at tempt to attack but as 1 have to deal with an enemy who is a mili tary idiot one cannot say where the invasion attempt will be made lie declared however that the hour will come when we will an swer Englands bombing of Ger man cities Referring 10 the Dieppe raid which the Germans purport to Jiave been an invasion hesaid Botisb tried again no matter can deem themselves lucky If they stay for nine hours on continent as at Dieppe for we have made thorough preparations to welcome them eastern front Turning to the Hitler told his audience which in cd wounded the answer to the question that n of why the Germans were sud denly stopping in Russia was the necessity of building Cooper threw to Hopp in an attempt to catch Keller off first Germany out Lanicr fumbled Hopps externally tlirow back and Cullenbine scored It was an error for La nier Gordon struck out for the third straight lime Dickey was out Hopp unassisted Two runs one hit two errors one up com munications in the rear He declared we have finished off the bolsheviks internally in r aml v Cards Musjial fouled to Dickey W Cooper singled to third the ball took a bad hop as Rolfe set to field it Hopp flied to Keller W Cooper holding first Sanders balled for Kurowski Sanders walked W Cooper going to sec ond Alarion tripled down the right field line scoring W Cooper and Sanders ODea batted for La mer ODea singled over second scoring Marion Crcspi rin for ODea Brown singled lo center Crcspi stopped aC second Ruffing was taken out and given a big ovation He had set a new worlds series record by pitch ing a nohit game for seven and twothirds innings The previous record of seven and onethird was Herb Pennock of the Chandler replaced Ruf held by Yankees fing T Moore singled to left scoring Crespi Brown stopping at second Slaughter beat out a hit to Riz zuto filling the bases The ball look a bad hop as Rizzuto moved in to field it Musial out to Has sett to Chandler who covered first six hits no errors three left and four runs Talks Fail to Ease Russ and Jap Tension LONDON Well informed dip omatic quarters said Wednesday that a series of talks between Rus ian and Japanese representatives n Moscow had failed to case tcn iion Russian quarters expressed belief that relations would remain n the present state so long as Russia maintained its powerful far eastern army in Siberia DIES CROSSING BRIDGE FORT MADISON Helen Bartelli 24 of Peoria 111 died in a trailer as it crossed the Mississippi river bridge here Tuesday night enroute lo Cali ornia where she hoped lo regain her health Buy War Savings Bonds and Slamps from your GlobeGazette carrier boy Hitler declared that no bourgeois country will survive this war which is completely changing social conditions all over the world He told the German people that arms production in the reich was unbroken and added Up to now each year the Ger mans have presented a new weap on which has always been supe rior and and this will Hitler talked for 70 miriulw On the same occasion last 6ct 4 Hitler tok the nazis that Vnow it can be declared that the enemy already is broken and will never rise Field Marshal Eruin Rommel was in the galaxy ot top ijazi leaders in the huge sports arena to hear Hitler Surprised by his return from North Africa the crowd earlier had greeted him with tumul tuous cheers and Hitler empha sized Rommels presence by slopping on the way to the speakers stand to shake the desert generals hand x Gestapo Chief Heinrich Himm ler Field Marshal Wilhelm Kei tel chief of the high command and Propaganda Minister Goeb bels who prefaced Hitlers own winter relief appeal with a plea for generosity faced the crowd alongside their leader Long cheers hailed Hitlers ar rival just 11 before he started speaking The cheers turned to laughter when Goebbcls who had denied any rifts within nazi ranks oi deaths of nazi leaders turned to Hitler and remarked on his joy of seeing the fuehrer so hale and hearty The Berlin radio commented that this was an obvious refer ence to rumors abroad presum ably rumors that Hitler was ill Alter three references lo Dieppe Hitler said we shall not pretend that we are not preparing for a second front He told the crowd For our enemies it is nothing if we take Stalingrad if we pierce through to the Caucasus if ve capture the Ukraine and the Don and if we gain grain and oil for Europe if they are able to make a landing and painfully succeed   

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