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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 22, 1943, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME DEPARTMENT H I 3T CES Or THE NEWSPAPER THAT VOL L Associated Press and United Press Full Leued Wires MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS Five Ctnts a Copy Reds Press Drives to TrapHuge Nazi Force TRY TO ISOLATE DNIEPER BEND CRIMEAN AREAS MASQy CITY IOWA FRIDAV OCTOBER 22 194X Nazis Admit Russian Attacks Boiling Over to Additional Sectors London red army threw tested veterans ot the battle ot Stalingrad into Us bold drive to isolate some half a mil lion Germans ill the Crimea and the Dnieper bend Friday A Roii ters dispatch placed the Russian vanguards only is miles from Krivoi Rog iron ore city in the bend The Germans themselves ac in their daily com munique that soviet attacks are boiling over into additional sec tors adding these assaults were particularly strong north of the Sea of Azov A feussian landing effort on the east coast of the Crimea also was reported in the Gorman com munique which said the attempt was made with weak forces Thursday and was repelled The Reuters dispatch reporting the new advance toward Krivoi Rog said the German air force no longer has enough fighter planes to prevent the attacks of the soviet air force At Melitopol the red army gained more ground and now commands three quarters of the citys area The Germans consider Melitopol the key to the Crimea and are fighting desperately for it and flinging reinforcement into the struggle A dispatch to the Russian Newspaper Izvestia said Melito pol was ablaze and the beautiful orchard country around it mined by the machines of war German resistance at Melitoporas showing signs of giving way after well over a week of battle German positions north of Krivoi Rog have lost all sem blance of a line and the nazis are fighting hastily improvised ac tions from first one point and then another dispatches asserted German broadcasts said Ger man naval forces were bombard ing soviet positions on the north coast of the Sea oE Azov in an ef fort to halt the squeeze offensive toward the throat of the Crimea The Swiss radio reported that Dnepropetrovsk at the Dnieper bend was now completely en circled by Russian forces According to the best informa tion available in London 2 Ger man armies in the Melitopol area and the Crimea were threatened with entrapment These were the reconstituted 6th army destroyed at Stalingrad which was now be lieved fighting in the Melitopol Between the Pinsk marshes and inhJ ie Spa nf Arir pioje ooiainmg the Sea of Azov the Germans werc said to have between 70 and 90 divisions Besides the 6th and 17th armies the Germans also were believed to have an SS armored corps somewhere between the marshes and the Sea of Azov ii this are the Gross Deutschland Todtenkopf and Reich divisions which comprised the main strik ing force in the unsuccessful coun terattack at Kharkov last spring The battle of Melitopol last major German stronghold east of the lower Dnieper river cap ture of which would render un the of some iiaii troops crowded in to the Dnieper bend raged to ward a climax with he Ger mans sustaining enormous loss es in men and equipment Plunging down from Kremcn chug lo the norlh meanwhile red army columns backed by mobile Dnepropetrovsk GERMANS QUITTING CRIMEAGerman armies in the Crimea were reported evacuating the Crimea over the i erckop land bridge and were rushing reinforcements open arrows in an effort to stem the onrushiiig Russians boviet forces solid arrows raced south toward Krivoi Rog steel center threatening to trap the Germans in the Dnieper bend and also cleaned up lastditch defenders of JMehlopoI Stalin Takes Personal Hand in Conference By HENRY C CASSIDV Moscow Premier Josef Stalin took a personal hand in the I Moscow tripartilc conference by I receiving British Foreign Sccre lary Anthony Eden a 1 the Kremlin Thurs day and there was every indi cation Friday that he also would see U S Secrctarv of State Cordell Hull soon At the con ference itself the talks were said lo be pro ceeding so sat isfactorily that spokesmen in STALIN limatcd deci sions on a number of subjects might stand without going before President Roosevelt Prime Min ister Churchill and Stalin It now seems generally under stood here that a personal of the heads of the 3 great powers definitely will follow the present conference A British spokesman had said early in the current talks that they were not solely to lay the ground work for n subsequent Roosevclt ChurchillSUilin parley but he added Thursday i would say that too will be included The nature of Edens talk with Stalin Thursday like those in the conference council chamber at Spiridonovka palace was not disclosed but it presumably was connected with the Spowcr deliberations on military po litical and economic coopera tion during and after the war Secrecy surrounding the con ference deepened as officials said that even identities of those called in could be revealed if there f jk was any chance this misIll disj uaKedy n I3 so easy to observe 1 even great minds brooding ovci This Paper Consists of Two One E E Gildner Marshalltown DiesFollowing Convention Clothier Had Been Appointed to Board troops storming Melitopol anc alsoin the direciion of Sea port of Nikolaev at the mouth of the Bug river through which passes the last escape railway tor he German garrison in Crimea of Iowa Baptists E E Gildner 63 Marshalllown the businessman who was appointed to the executive board of the Iowa Baptists state convention for 1944 in the closing session of this years convention at Mason City Thursday afternoon died early Woman Driver Thinks Bus Too Crowded She tSlS his brother w F niiro 01 oteps Out Walks Away Seattle Wash loader insisled on cramming 6 more passengers aboard an alreadv bus The pert driver felt she heavilyloaded young woman couldnt manage safely with any more passengers so she stepped out and walked away The pas sengers had to follow suit Offer Rewards to Those ieved fighting in the Melitopol r KT tir i of tho Sea of Azovand vietting Mew Workers the 17th army which once arri defphhiadTphia fl The pwia the Cdmea and Ten dollars reward to any em who stays in service at least 10 consecutive Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Not much change in temperature Friday afternoon Friday night and Saturday forenoon Iowa Little change in tempera ture Friday night and Saturday forenoon Minnesota Little change in tem perature Friday night Rising temperature late Saturday fore noon Scattered showers south west and extreme west tions Saturday forenoon IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics por artillery unils and augmented air power battered their way to with in 23 miles ot Krivoi Rog a AGO reported j Maximum Maximum Thursday Rl Minimum Thursday night 29 At 8 a m Friday 35 Their spearheads were pointing toward a junction with soviet Minimum Precipitation S3 33 14 W E Gildner 217 Sth slreet N W following a heart attack For many years Mr Gildner had been a staunch member of the Baptist church and he was also a member of heLions club and the Masons He was one of the Gild ner brothers who founded the Gildner Brothers stoves now op eratins IS stores throughout south ern Minnesota and northern Iowa and had served as vice president of this organization for a number of years STATE JOINS IN TRIBUTES PAID W G C BAGLEY Iowa Officials Headed by Governor Attend Funeral of Treasurer A delegation of approximately 100 state officials and employes headed by Guv B B Ilicken looper arrived in Mason City Fri day to attend the funeral services I of W G C Bagley Iowas state I treasurer who died Wednesday following a heart attack at the age of 60 They paid tribute at the First Methodist church hern to the man wlio held the treasur ers post since January 1933 Ill the memorial service con ducted by Doctor Marvin Koner pastor of the church he sjid Tlicie is a lonesome place against Iowas mortal skyline to day for Willis BaKlcy one at the rnnimomvcaltirs most use ful citizens has received a new and higher commission To the writers who inscribed their experiences in the Bible life was never an easy thins and even with their gloriously valiant faith to help them they never pretended that it was They confronted mysteries that haunted and enigmas that confused and shook the soul and dark tremendous facts that need ed to be faced and taken into lull account in any reading of thing Fur thorn and for so many who have come after them the great world has rolled unconcernedly upon its way and Cod has seemed never tu notice or to care has done nothing at least to avert their pain and suffering Our world is dark today with so little of triumph and so much 5th Army Captures Alife in Gain of 10 Miles in Italy close pertinent information terrible problems of li An official spokesman insisted r DI common the secrecy was not intended to e balaiue mcl conceal any divergencies of views 0 I r th llouse TELL OP THROWING Coclmin and Patricia Fricdli both 7 show Deputy Sheriff W J Dea luinly left how they said they threw a switch causing a Kan Francisco passenger train to overturn at Kansas City The other man is Normans Ijilher In the wrecker is clearing the tracks and warned correspondents specu lation on the subjects under dis cussion might do more harm than good The spokesman said n sincere atmosphere of friendly cooperation persisted The 3 national groups sat around the conference table for jwursThursday as ou the previous Bay II uas said there nas very full and frank dis cussion of the first topics on the agenda It was suggested againthat the talks were of a military nature for the American and British military S Mnj Gen John R Deane and British Lt Gen Sih Hastings Ismay were called in for the 2nd straight day Moscow newspapers continued to give prominence to news or the conference One Russian military commentator Col Nikolai Aki tnov also touched anew on the subject of an allied attack on western Europe else simply hysterical We come today tu share a common sorrow and pay the best tribute that we can U a life bat for 3 score and 10 years lacking a week looked upon life and found it Rood continued Doctor Kober We who sit here in thoughtful mood F R Suffers Cold Cancels Meetings Washington white house announced Friday morning that a slight head cold and a He was in charge of the Mar1Iew aches in the body had com shalltown store and had resided there for 30 years Mr Gildner was born June 7 1880 at Rock Falls Iowa the son of Mr and Mrs Henry Gildner pioneers in Cerro Gordo county He attended Des Moines college and the University of Iowa and entered the clothing business in 1DOO He was married lo 1907 at Cassvilic peralure Franc Elly in Mo Surviving Mr Gildner are his wife n daughter Mrs Jim Boyd Marshalltown pelled President Roosevelt to cancel all appointments for Fri day including his press and radio conference and his regular cabi net meeting White House Press Secretary Stephen T Early said the decision to cancel all of Mr Roosevelts appointments w a s purely precautionary and Ihat the chief executive had no lem will never forget Willii Bagley for his life corroborated the Masters words Creative good will works lie who exemplifies it in life allies himself wilh Ihe Supreme Power of the uni verse and Willis Bagley had learned whether consciously or not that deep secret I doubt if there is anywhere a waitress who served him or a bootblack who blacked his shoes who did not feel the im pact and impression of lliat good will Consider the puzzling Words of j the Master To him hat hath shall be given and to him that hath not the same shall be taken away even that which lie hath We arc unit sure that Jesus meant that though men vary in i their several capacities the spirit of faithfulness and dependability in the performance of their trust is equally required of all Modern psychology amply verifies the teaching that such a quality of character enriches endowments and qualifies men for larger I Col Arthur T Wallace head of 1 Ihe iowa slate guard Charles W Barlow clerk of the supreme court numerous state senators and representatives and all mem bers of the state treasurers office including field auditors Mrs Bertha Patenen played se lections on the organ including Horns1 from the New World Symphony a favor ite ot Mr Mrs Carleton Stcwarl Miss Mabel Sherwood Mrs Charles Grippcn Mrs Frank Pearce Miss Marvyl Stevens Mrs Ward Hamilton were in charge of flow ers Relatives who attended from out of town included Mrs Fred Representatives of 5 R R Brothers Report Strike Vote Imminent By EARL AlKUOID Chicago of 350000 members iit the alins railroad brotherhoods meet ing in an atmosphere of general dissatisfaction declared Friday a strike vote was imminent lo bring to a lienl their 10month fight for higher wages PURSUED FOE IS UNABLE TO SET UP NEW LINES American Warhawks Support Operations of Jugoslav Partisans Allied Headquarters Algiers Pursuing ho retreating ene my loo close to permit him to es tablish new defense positions American troops of the Slh army captured the important road junction town of Alife in a 10 inile advance and beat off a fu rious G e r m a n counterattack Gen Dwighl D Eisenhowers headquarters said Friday The t o w n if Iicdiiiionle DAlife near Alife also fell be fore the American assault while on the alh armys left flank British troops beat off a massive German attack aimed at Cau cellu on the north bank of the Volturno 8 miles in from the sea Allied fighters and fishier bombers swept over the battle area in force bombing and ma chmegunning American warhawks support ing the operations of Jugoslav partisans intercepted a forma tion of G German suikas southeast of Zara and shot down every one of them in the 1st air battle bv Americans lo slop the murderous and lierelofore miopposed Ger man bombing attacks on Jugoslav villages For good measure the war hawks also found 3 small enemy ships off the Jugoslav coast and hil ihcm nil with bombs and at tacked the harbor ot Split where they set a 75foot coastal vessel ablaze Still other American planes attacked shipping in Albanian waters and liffhtninjri com pleted the days activity over the Balkans by returning lo Skoplje in Jugoslavia bomb that key railway junction be tween Belgrade and Athens The violent German counter There is no question but what j attacks both at Alife and Cancello obviously were designed to dis trusts while neglect and laziness result in loss and deterioration of ncr Va Gild cr Mrs Henry dildner Los An geles Cal 3 brothers J H Gild ner Los Angeles Cal A J Gild ner Waterloo and W E Gildner Mason City and a sister Mrs S T Willis Ottawa Canada He was preceded in death by his father Funeral services will be held at Marshalitowji where the body will be taken to the Purccll funeral home Burial will be at Marshall town The Major funeral home was in charge here Reveal British Carrier hnlb We who knew Willis Itaglcy nave seen it incarnated Si of ten was it said to him Thou hast been faithful over a few now be set over many tunes1 a son Hughes O J W 1 I T C fl I T m Nuys Cai his moth1 Served With U b r leet enry Gildner Los An universe from LEWIS REPORTED IMPROVED Alexandria Va John L Lewis president of the United Mine Workers who is il with in fluenza bordering on bronchial pneumonia was reported some what improved Friday At his home here where he is under m Combat Operations Washington of a British aircraft carrier with the United States Pacificfleet in combat against the Japanese was disclosed Friday by the British admiralty delegation The flattop the 23000ton Vic torious served with a fleet task force for Pacific several months covering the Coral Sea southwest and mid Pacific areas and averaging 9000 miles of sail ing monthly monic forces of evil let loose in the world our belief that Coil is Rood and that the world ground of our moral universe is creative sood wil and rcinforccd In addition to the governor of St Paul Mr and Sirs F E liogardus Chicago Mr and Mrs E N Crate Minneapolis Mr and Mrs II W llerrman ami son Kenneth Davenport Mrs John Morris Busiinell III Willis LettcnciR Gardiner Me and Airs Moray Eby Cedar Pallbearers were R C Kcisier R E Wiley Roy Johnson Karl Waggoner Wilson Abel and Peter Anderson Burial was at Elmwood cemetery The Patterson funeral home was in charge GRIMES TAKES OVER AS STATE TREASURER DCS Moines I banker was officially Iowas state i treasurer Friday j Ho came to DCS Moines late j Thursday after being appointed by Governor B B Hickenlooper lo succeed the talc W G C Bas Icy and qualified formally for of fice by filing his oath and a Sr00 000 bond with the secretary of state as required by law However the treasurers office closed since Bugleys death Wed nesday will not reopen for busi ness until Saturday morning State offices were closed Friday in re spect to Bagley whose funeral was held at Mason City Grimes appointment is for the I iiitiie is IHI question out wnat j ucre designed to cns a call for strike veto will issue I allied plans for close pursuit from the meeting1 said one union foe and to give the Ger and Donald Bislcy both n the said one union f th of St Paul Mr and Mrs FE declined use of I his name Harry Frascr president of the Order of Railway Conductors said that railway workers wont be satisfied with any more heat asked the attitude of the unions rank and file We have volumes and volumes of telegrams from hundreds and hundreds of the rank and file urg ing us to issue a call for a he replied HIPOCKETS Jesus down through countIcss les ser lights creative good will in carnated in human personality has flamed and lighted a naughty und dark world of these lives of persuasive quality Willis Baglev was one inspitc dc PPointmcnt I monic forces of HIM L term or until the next election which is Nov i 1944 v I Buy War SaviiiRs Bonds and k bullrc5sc I carrier boy Prince of Wales and the battle cruiser Repulse were sunk bv ij Miaii C NtlnK tj V care of a physician ii was said he j Japanese planes north ot Singa silrinr slept well Thursday night rly year 2 TeenAge Girls Reported Injured in Moonlight Duel Ingcles A handto While Miss Rhnriri c Los Angeles A handto hand knife duel by moonlight be tween 2 teenage girls over the affections of a married man says Detective Lt William G Man left both contestants injured and one in a hospital Friday The attractive combalanls met at midnight in the presence of seconds following a formal challenge Marr added He said the married mans identity was not disclosed Doris Rhodd 17 telephone operator is in a hospital wilh deep arm wounds Betty Reeves 19 drugstore clerk is at home nicks on hands While Miss Rhodd declined to see interviewers Lt Marr said Miss Reeves told investigators Doris had been picking on me for a long time She started go ing with a fellow I had gone wilh for quite a while and was always making cracks when she saw me She came into the drugstore and said if I wanted to fight her to be on a certain bus when got off work She said she would be there said o k f Manquoleri Belly as saying On the bus Marr quoted Betty as relating the Rirls en countered Doris likewise ac companied by a friend Bertha Cook 17 They rode to a va cant lot Doris was much larger than I so I pulled out tio knife and showed it to her telling her 1 dont want any trouble the de tective quoted Betty Then she came at me with what looked But suddenly there was blood dripping on my face and 1 said Please Doris dont lets fight any more Siic was on lop of me Irv ing to grab the knife and I fell the blade cut my fingers Miss Jackson told detectives Both girls got up and slarted crying about their wounds Then we split up Betty said she invited Doris to come home with her and wash up Ijn letter opener or a Ions Ihir Stivf but that Doris refused CONSCIENti CLEAR IM RID up IN APVrtNCE This is the first time that com n Iclclltlon u lhe Sovernor the bat operation of a major British s Molncs delegation of officials ship in the Pacific theater ha vlllch Spthcrcd at the Hotel Han DJ j Nazis Claim Badoglio Tried to Kidnap Hitler Mussolini Lt Gov Robert D Blue Sec retary of Slate Wayne M Rope Auditor of State C B Akers the governors secretary Daniel OBrien Attorney General John M Rankin C Fred Porter state comptroller Willis York chair man of he republican stale ccn Iral committee Ed Kimball chair man of the state industrial and defense commission Adj Gen Charles H Grohl Rodney Q Sel by executive secretary of the in dustrial and defense commission Ed Curtis secretary of the bo nus board Curtis Gregory assist ant attorney general Gemgo Hes alroad state car dispatcher R J Laird adjutant of the Iowa de partment of the American Legion more time to withdraw i their mnjor forces to their new MonclragoneMt MassicoVenafro line But Ihe Gentians found LI Gen Mark W Clarks 5th army troops ready and waiting With the capture of Alife the banks of the Volturno toward Venafro 13 airline miles to the northwest where the Germans are fortifying their mountain line overlooking the roads to Rome Meanwhile Gen Sir Bernard L Montgomerys Stli army of British Canadians and Indians consolidated their positions in he eastern sectors of the trans peninsula line and sent patrols thrustiiiK into enemy territory These met what irapofficially termed varying resistance The air war was raised In a suddenlyincieascd tempo and n total oC Hi enemy planes vcre knocked down in nir combats Marshal Albert Kessclrings battered air force sent out 15 fighters t battle tiiii marauders which allackcd Ihe railway bridge at 55 miles north of Rome A lightning escort promply shot down G of the en emy Hitting at the coastal line of communications north of Rome Mitchells also attacked the rail bridge at Orbetcllo 75 miles northwest of Home while flying fortresses smashed at 2 bridges near Santa Di Albinia 6 miles to the north and marauders bombed the bridge at Montalto Di Castro miles to the south oC Orbetcllo For good measure liberators also struck at the rail and road spans near Orvicto 60 miles novth of Rome and flying fortresses hit the railway at Term 50 miles north of the capital Lowers Cockpit Seat London German high command Friday published details I rv f i r n H of an alleged plan by Marshal Pictro Badoglio to kidnap Hitler as well One InCFV laO DU let as Mussolini The plan was said to have brrn vyllc jap Creases Top of Helmet j en tvUUJttn Ml I Id 3S WOU as Mussolini The plan was said to have been discovered among cap lured military documents The nouncemcnt was made by Berlin racUo in a broadcast recorded by Reuters The kidnap plot story by DNB naxi new ments su high command to the Voelkischer Beobachter chief nazi party news paper revealed the plot in which King Victor Emanucle as well as BadogJio planned to deliver both Hitler and Mussolini to the allies sistancc against the common enemy DNB said quoting these documents decided and scaled Today it is known1 con tinued that the king and Ba doglio arranged with the enemy to place iiito his hands the fuehr er as well as the ciuce1 as a prccaulion she lucked a kmie tknifc and grabbed y hVr aC Wh hw a 1ew me down and kept i I i nuiit anci grauoefl my nnir Man siiri nn in ueiiicr ai nis ncactouaricrs Badoglio requested the Ilalian i Badoglio and the kin were military attache in Berlin to call wrong to believe that their base Headquarters 5 o u I h Pacific Forces Oct 11 Marine 1st U William X Case Van couver Wash lowered the cock pit scot in his Corsair lighter 1 inch The following day during a sweep over Bougainville a bullet from a Japanese zero creased the top of his helmet and scratched ployed at the drugstore t detec Judge H 1 Manu of the supreme court Mark Tnornbur fnimri1 r mn ixiv t ccretary or i his skull before dropping harm lessly beside him He got the zero Im aoina to leave the scat just idon toT i CUl WiUl Estate Tom P rccU mender of hokm in the wiVciess Buy War Saving and I don I know when t happened the purported duel the amic boa ST l fo of newsi Stamps from X v tul MK nml oanoguo sov transmission for us Henry I crnmcnt measures to intensify reI papers in j Stamps from yniir carrier hoy k