Monday, December 6, 1943

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 6, 1943, Mason City, Iowa i NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME VOL L Associated Press and United Press Full Leased Wires THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS Five Cents a Copy This Must Not Happen Here MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY DECEMBER 9 1943 HOME EDITION iTTTTTTl famous old picture is by way of announcement that the Christmas Cheer Fund i campaign is formally under way It will continue until the afternoon of Friday Dec 2A The goal will be If it its going to succeed just as its 16 predecessors hove will be no reenactment of this Empty Stock ing tragedy in Mason City Thats where YOU come into the picture No gift too large none too small Address Christmas Cheer Fund Mason City lowo The doily listing of donors will be started in the next issue Japs Admit 100 Planes Made Attack on Marshall Islands By THE ASSOCIATED PKESS American bombers struck at Japans defense perimeter along an everwidening line of aerial attack which the Tokio radio reported included a raid Sunday by 100 carrierbused allied planes on the Japaneseheld Marshall islands the central Pacific The Nipponese in turn carried out their 1st bombing mission against Tarawa and Makin islands since American capture of the GilbertsThey wounded 3 men and inflicted minor damage on Tarawa There was no damage on Makin the navys report said ground too the Japa nese failed in connierattacks seeking to throw back advancing Australians on he Huon penin sula in northeastern New Guinea In China the Chinese high com mand said Japanese forces in northern Hunan province had been defeated Prime Minister John Curtin of Australia declared however thai the offensive against Japan must not only be maintained but in creased in tempo Otherwise he the enemy will have the time to develop the rich natural resources of its conquered em pire and exploit the huge pool of slave labor Big American liberators made their deepest recent strike at guardian bases of that empire in 3 raids on Hare island in the Kap ingamarangi atoll 800 miles northwest of Guadalcanal and only 400 miles south by east of Truk Japanese bastion in the Pa cific The latest attack Dec 2 smashed seaplane base installa tions of the little bananashaped island v Army liberators bombed Mill in he Marshills and Nauru 500 miles west of the Gilberts Satur day without encountering any enemy opposition The Tokyo radio in reporlhi new allied raids on the Sunday asserted that 20 of the 100 raiders ivcrc shot down It quoted the Japanese imperial headquarters as admitting some damage The broadcast claimed that Japanese naval flyers had pur sued ihe allied task force and had sunk one mediumsized aircraft carrier and a large cruiser Two other ships wore said lo have been damaged There was no allied confirmation of the reported raid nor of the sinkings Iowa Pastor Wife Die as Train Carnes Auto for 360 Feet NAZIS MASSING IN BULGARIA Troops Are Reported Near Turkish Frontier London UP German troops are massing in Bulgaria near the Turkish frontier a Stockholm dispatch said Monday as specula lion mounted that the Roosevclt ChurchillStalin conference may was reported at southeastern Bul bring a Balkan invasion and draw Turkey into the war The German movement toward the Turkish border began during the weekend and continued at a rapid rate Hungarian circles in Stockholm said A large troop concentration Khaskovo in garia while a nazi motorized de tachment and 2 cars of officers continued on to Svilengrad only 6 miles east of the border Sunday The purported shitting of Ger man troops coincided with a Ger man radio report that President Ismet Inonu Foreign Minister Nu man Menemencioglu and Marshal Chakmak of Turkey had gone to Cairo to meet President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill presumably to discuss their coun trys position jn the light of the Teheran conference STALIN PRAISES U S PRODUCTION Says American Output Is Decisive Factor Teheran Delayed iP Premier Stalin solemnly got to his feet one night at a dinner attended by President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill He looked sobeTly about him at fue the assembled military and diplo malic leaders of the United States Great Britain and Russia and lifled his glass to American war production Charles Cityan in 34th Division Cited for Bravery the 5th Army in Italy of heroism about the troops of the 34th infantry di 11 o m Minnesota Paper Consists of Two Section One NO YANKSCAPTURE MORE HEIGHTS ON ROME ROAD British 8th Army Smashes to Moro River 10 Miles Beyond Sangro Allied Headquarters Algiers American 5th army by passing German strongpoints has captured new heights command ing the road 1o Rome west of Mig mmo while the British 8th armvs drive has carried to ihe Moro ifv er 10 mifcs beyond Sangro allied headquarters announced Monday The nazis launched strong coun terattacks against American and British infantry storming the heights in bitter handtoliand battles and threw in new rein forcements including mechanized grenadiers against the army in a desperate attempt to halt the smashing allied drives A flame throwins tank was captured by the British A counterattack west of Vena fro was hurled back by the 5th army with severe Josses LtGcn Mark W Clarks head quarters announced that the ene my wlto is fighting stubbornly for every inch of ground had been driven from 3 more commanding elevations by the Americans who arc smashing into nazi fortifica tions in the area of the rugged slopes of Mount Maggiore British infantry of the 5th army arc root ing out nazi defenders in the equallyrough area of Mount Ca mino From their newlyivon positions the allied troops could gaze out vision r 1 iniitki LI liclitT OUL Iowa and North Dakotaare across the valley lo Casslno and many and die list of citations for beyond it to the valley which bravery is growing On 1 patrol Sgl Thomas P Dowries of Sheldon Iowa into an enemy formation on top of a hillDowries split his paVyol sending 1 group around l side of tlic hill while he went around the other with a 2nd group He called to the Germans md demanded that they surrender but instead they opened up with a machine sun Downes charged headon killed the gunner and captured the gun His patrol killed 5 other Germans and cap tured another machinegun Two other lowans cited for bravery were Pfc Dale Vander lan ot Charles City and Pfc Wil liam Lyinan or Port Falls who went under heavy shell ire to give 1st aid and evacuate wound ed during a battle Boy With Wooden Gun Brings Back Pheasant Yafcima Wash Wooden gun in hand 7 year old Billy Mai lory announced he was going pheasant hunting His parents smiled tolerantly Their eyes bugged when he re turned carrying a pheasant He explained Oh there were lots of hunters but 1 said bang 1st so it was mine Body of lowan Found Burned From Brush Fire Anamosa Tj The body of Lon Waters 71 was found on his farm 5 miles northwest of here Satur day night near trees where he had been chopping wood Coroner F L Harrington said he thought death was caused by a heart at tack The body had been burned from nearby burning Weather Report Without American production the united nations could never have won ihe war the soviet leader was reported to have dc Ira Iowa Rev and i dared Mrs Monroe Jackson Rarick Mit chellville Iowa were killed while driving to churchwhen a Great Western passenger train collided with the rear of their car and dragged it approximately 3GO feet Sunday morning MrRarick 77 a retired minis ter had been preaching at the Methodist church here twice a month driving from his home in Mitchcliville Church members said I was slightly hard of hearing and may not have heard the approaching train Acting Coroner J A W John son said the ministers skull legs and arms were fractured and that lira Raricks neck was broken and her skull fractured Mrs Rarick was 67 The bodies were taken to a Newton Iowa funeral home Mr Rarick had helda pastorate in Red Ook before his retirement and outside the state in Illinois and Wyoming The response lo Stalins unex pected gesture was terrific Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your GlobeGazette carrier boy FORECAST Mason City Fair and colder Mon day night Tuesday increasing cloudiness uith rising temper atures lowest Monday night in Mason City 20 Iowa Fair and colder Monday night Tuesday fair in extreme east increasing cloudiness and rising temperature in central and west portions Minnesota Fair Monday night and Tuesday Warmer Tuesday and in fiorthwest portion Monday night IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics Maximum Sunday 46 Minimum Sunday night 27 At 8 a in Monday 29 Rain Sunday 03 inch YEAR AGO Maximum 24 Minimum Snoxvfnll Trace The figures for Sunday Maximum Saturday 40 Minimum Saturday night 28 At 8 a m Sunday 32 leads northwest into Italys capi In one sector small units at Germans still holding out defiant ly on the summit of a ridge were cut off by the allied drivewell be yond British warships steaming bold ly within range of enemy shore batteries were disclosed to have supported the 8Ui armys drive up the Adriatic coast in recent days with bombardments of German supply routes bases and shipping The British destroyers bom barded the coastal road between Pescara Guilianova sent shells screaming into the coastal towns of Ancona and San Bene detto and sank 3 enemy coastal craft and a merchant vessel Aerial support ot the allied ground forces was limited by bad weather but Ihe enemyheld Jugoslav port of Split was bombed Sunday by medium bombers and a floating doclc at Orbetello or Italys west coast was hit and left burning The British 8th armys drive to the Moro river represented a gain of about 2i miles from San Vito whose capture was announced Sunday and carried the Adriatic offensive to within 14 miles of Pescara Robbers Miss Held by Victims Son Indianapolis Buck a grocer was Sl700 richer Mon day because of a hunch When Buck closed his store Saturday night he had a premonition he would be robbed Sr he put the 51700 in a cloth bag and gave it to his 13 year old son Donald to carry Four men appeared slugged flic father and son grabbed a fish ing tackle box from Buck con taining and fled Donald had the bag with the 51700 tucked beneath his sweater ARRFF DrivesAgamst Nazis From East South West TRIUMVIR ATE triumvirate of Roosevelt Stalin and dunchill poses with its military staffs on the portico of the Russian embassy at Teheran Iran where confer ences directed at the defeat of Germany were held Seated left to right Stalin Roosevelt 9 u ght Gen H H Arnold chief of U S air forces uniden tified British officer Admiral Sir Andrew Browne Cunningham chief of naval staff Admiral William Leahy AP wirephoto from 12th air forces BRITISH PRESENT SWOUDIn the reception loom ot the Kusbun at Icheian Iran where Roosevelt Churchill and Stalin held a 4day conference on the conduct of war on Germany a sword in case on table is presented by the British to people of Stainjqad for their defense of that city Prime Minister Churchill in air marshals uniform salutes as does Premier Stalin 2nd from right during playing of Russian national anthem For eign Secretary Anthony Eden black suit is behind Churchill and Russian Foreign Sec retary Molotov is at AP wirephoto from 12th air forces Has Alaska Dealer Ship Shotgun Shells East PalchoKue X Y UR Unable to obtain shotgun shells for a duckhunting trip at nearby stores Tack Soule mailed his or dcr lo an Alaskan dealer whose sports publication The shells made in Connecticut and Pennsyl vania have arrived Conference Highlights The brief By UNITED PRESS Teheran conference THE 31EX Pranklin Delano Roosevelt president of the United Stale1 inorsciki Mlrtlll wlluiU advertisement he had read in a i Churchill prime min COOPERATION IS STRESSED Ames state farm labor advisory committee concluded at a meeting here that all labor agencies will need to cooperate under a carefully planned pro gram if 1344 food quotas are met Maximum use of machinery and training of every available helper were emphasized PLAX POSTWAR BUILDING DCS Moires executive board of the Iowa building and construction trades council in a meeting here Sunday took action to set up community committees to consider postwar construction plans in conjunction with city councils and boards of supervisors ister of England Josef Stalin premier of the soviet union THE PLACE Teh era n t capital of ancient Iran where the mechanized military might of Hie western na tions who have made Iran a sup ply route for Russia contrasts with the customs of the Orient unchanged for centuries WHAT THEY DID Agreed to work together in the war and in the peace to follow agreed on the scope and timing of the final assault upon Germany from east west and south agreed to write a peace welcoming ill enemies of tyranny into a world of democratic amity expressed the desire that the independence of Iran be recognized under the principles of the Atlantic charier PRESIDENT Roosevelt seated with Premier Josef Stalin of Russia left on the porch of the Russian embassy at Teheran ran appears in a jovial moott during an interlude in their 4day conference on plans for Germanys defeat AP wirephoto from 12th air forces LEADERS CHART PEACE ERA FOR WORLD FAMILY Atlantic Charter Principles Reaffirmed at Teheran Conference Cairo Egypt ff President Roosevelt Prime Minister Church ill and Premier Josef Stalin have agreed completely on the scope and timing of operations lo smash the German army from 3 sides an announcement signed by the 3 statesmen in an epic 4 day meet ing in Teheran Iran and released here Monday disclosed The allied leaders also charted a peace era in which all nations would be invited to join a world family of democratic nations based on the reaffirmed principles of the Atlantic charter The historymaking conference of the heads ot the worlds most powerful military and political combine was held jn the Iranian capital from Nov 28 to Dec 1 attended also by scores of top flight military chieftains and dip lomats from the United States Britain and Russia Heavily underscoring the ur gency of the military phase the combined British and American general staffs subsequently re turned to Cairo scene of the Nov 222S meeting of Chinese Gener alissimo Chiang Kaishek with President Roosevelt and the prime minister and staged concentrated planning sessions from last Friday through Monday Churchill joined in tiiese and other sessions leading to the prob ability that other disclosures of paramount international import ance are still to come President Roosevelts where abouts since the Teheran confer ences were not disclosed however Two Teheran declarations signed simply Roosevelt Stalin Church ill and dated Dec i announced these results WAR Our military staffs have joined in our round table discus sions and we hare concerted cm plans for the destruction of the German forces We have reached complete agreement as to the scope and timing of operations which will be undertaken from the east west and south The common understanding which we haxe reached euaran tecs that victory will be ours No power on earlh can prevent our destroying the German armies by land their Uboats by sea and their war plants from the air Our attacks will be relentless and in creasing are sure that our concord will make it an enduring peace We recognize fully the su preme responsibility resting upon us and all the united nations to make a peace which will com mand the good will of the over whelming masses of the peoples of the world and banish the scourge and terror of war for many generations We shall seek the cooperation and active participation of all na tions laree and small whose peo ples in heart and mind arc dedi cated us are our oivn peoples to the elimination of tyranny and shivery oppression and intoler ance We wili welcome them as they may choose to come into a world family of democratic na tions1 The concluding paragraph of 1 declaration devoted to the status of Iran as an ally of the 3 nations apparently was the keyto the en visaged world family of demo cratic nations After expressing their respect for Irans independence and terri torial integrity and promising ec onomic aid to that country which has facilitated the flow of allied supplies to Russia the 3 leaders said They the United States Bri tain md Russia count upon the participation of Iran togelher with all other peaceloving na tions in the establishment of in ternational peace security and prosperity after the war in ac cordance with the principles of the Atlantic Charter to which all 4 governments have continued to subscribe The Atlantic Charter declara tion by President RooseveU and Prime Minister Churchill after their historic sea rendezvous in August 1940 set out these general allied principles and postwar aims 1 They seek no territorial or other 1 No tcrriloriil changes lhat do not accord with the freely ex pressed wishes of the peoples con cerned 3 Rcsiicct for the right of all peoples to choose their own form of government restoration of sovereign rights and selfgovern ment to those forcibly deprived of them I Efidcavor with due respect for existing to pro mote a better distribution ot raw