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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 25, 1944, Mason City, Iowa                             NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME C 0 M Associated Press United Frasi ruii Leased THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH JOWANS NEIGHBORS1 Five Cents Copy MASON CiTY IOWA WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 25 1944 SINK LARGE This Consists of Two SecUonsStclion On MO 14 CARRIER Congress Alone Must Decide on Forces to Quell Future Aggression Enroute With Dewey turing President Hoosevelt as heading toward a disastrous con flict with legislators over the peace Gov Thomas E Dewey wrote into the presidential cam paign record Wednesday a decla ration that congress alone must determine the extent to which the Uaited States would furnish armed forces to quell future ag gression Declaring against any United States restrictions nullifying the power of an international secur ity organization the republican nominee said in an address at Minneapolis Tuesday night this meant that the American dele gate to any such council must not be subject to a reservation that would reouire our representative to return to congress for authority Dewey told cheering Min has the constitutional power to determine what quota of Ameri can forces would be made avail tion and what discretion H will give our In a state wherethe results may lie affected by the bolt of Sen Joseph Ball republican to the 4th term camp the New York gover nor thus gave Ms answer to a major campaign question posed last Saturday when President Roosevelt told the foreign policy association in New York City It is clear that if the world organization is to have any reality at all our representative must be endowed in advance by the peo ple themselves by constitutional means through their representa tive in congress with authority to act Sen Heririfc Shipstead intro duced from the platform as Min nesotas republican senator drew a big hand There was no mention of Ball from the rostrum but a few calls came from the audience of we want Ball Mrs Harold E Stassen wife of the former gover nor who still is the titular head of the states republicans sat on the platform She applauded many of the candidates statements Elaborates View in Milwaukee Parley Br JACK BELL Milwaukee Thomas E Dewey paying his first visit of the campaign to Wisconsin de clared here Wednesday that the foreign policy is loo im portant to be made a matter of political controversy Pausing in Milwaukee for con ferences before proceeding to Chicago for a major campaign 1 presidential nominee said he thought his definition of his for eign policy position in a Minne apolis speech Tuesday night was so clear there is no possible ques tion of the interpretation A reporter had asked conference if Dewey his outline of the powers to be given a delegate to a proposed international security organization substantially the same as that enunciated by President Roose velt last Saturday I think my position is so clear there is no possible question plied I leave the interpretation of the presidents position to you J A pLeary a reporter from the Washington Star asked Dewey if he felt that his Minneapolis speech had taken foreign policy out of the campaign Foreign policy is too important to be made a matter of political controversy Dewey replied subsequently told Dewey that hi question was directed pri marily at the international secur ity phase rather than at other po asked Dewey if lieved that at the present Jie president is an isolationist Stanton referred to the New York governors charge in Minne F R HEADS FOR FR to Make Along the Roads of CONFLICT i PEACEDEWEY Washington President Roosevelts 4th term bid took orr the trappings of a fullproduction political road show Wednesday with the president scheduled for train platform appearances speeches and automobile tours on a 2day swing to the middle west The trip will wind up Saturday night with a speech in Chicagos Soldier hours after the president speaks in Shibe park Philadelphia Both addresses will be broadcast nationally In connection with this activity Mr Roosevelt told his news con ference Tuesday that reputable newspapers are misquoting his statement that hed have no time for politics in the usual sense this year They are leaving out an im portant except he said his promise to go to the people to correct any misrepresentations Consequently he left the infer ence that his FridaySaturday trip will be to handle things he regards as misrepresentations made by his republican opposi tion In addition to his Philadelphia and Chicago speeches the presi dent will make a train platform day morning will drive 1 nounced Tuesday by Democratic National Chairman Robert E The nirirtpnt H i race nd y because But he left the clear impression that he s not through campaign ing political writers have been assuming that hell appear in Bos ton Cleveland and several other cities Mr Hoosevelt told the report ers he supposed a few of them were disappointed because he didnt even have a sniffle after his 4hour ride through the cold ram in New York Saturday Then he took an indirect jibe at what the democrats say is a practice by Gov Thomas E Dewey of using only partial quo tations in a misleading way The papers have gotten the same bad habit he said in quoting part of a sentence about foregoing poli ticsasusual What he did say he insisted was that he will not campaign in the usual sense of the word except to answer things which are misrepresentations or gross misstatements of fact What the president actually said in his prepared San Diego speech accepting the 4thterm nomina tion was this I shall not campaign in the usual sense for the office In these days of tragic sorrow I do not consider it fitting Besides in these days of global warfare I shall not be able to find the time I shall however feel free to re port to the people the facts about reations B29s Jap Targets OH Washington tar gets on the Japanese island of Kyushu were attacked Wednesday by a task force of B29 Superfort resses of the 20th airforce H H Arnold announced at i war department in his capacity Aa commanding general of the 20th airforce Kyushu one of the main islai the Japanese homeland is ihe southern tip ago The department said it was 4th raid by the giant sky destroy ers on the island The last Aug 2021 the ands the apolis Teusday night that Mr Roosevelts scuttling of the Lon don economic conference was the most completely isolationist m our 15U jtaia wx I think the presidents position has changed greatly in years Dewey answered i and Cruiser Russian Troops Cross Border Into Norway Kirkenes Is Captured RUSSia almy haS OSSea the frontier j I 1 Wednesday night The order of the f WSaM GenK T kovs Arctic army port of Kirbfnra had alreafly the Norwegian London Norwegian port and town of Kirkenes on the astbeenevacuated destruction of all military installa ial Stalin in an order of announced the capture ot Satu Mare last Romanian city by the Germans and nearby i Both are in Transylvania by the prewar Hungarian ier Satu Mare a city of 15 708 was a strone fortress position in armies in ia and those invad and Hungary Stalin the victory completed the capture of northern Transylvania His victory announcement made no mention of the invasion of Nor as suggested by the German i invasion across the Nor wegian border which they reached on a broad front Sun day followed by a few hours an enemy announcement of a new Russian offensive along the Narew river in Poland between Warsaw and the southern boundary of East Prussia A dispatch from Moscow quoted a soviet correspondent on the East Prussian front as reporting the Germans were evacuating the provisional capital of Konigsberg 18th Jargest German city with 368433 population and a major submarine training base Our air reconnaissance reports the evacuation of the main city of East Prussia has been going on for several days the Russian cor respondent said crowds of refu gees are moving towards the cen tral region of Germany Kirkenes is important because of its strategic location and be cause of its 400000 tons a year of iron ore exports It is 30 miles west of Petsamo the former Fin n Arctic port which the Rus sians captured recently and 30 miles from Murmansk Consider able iron smelter facilities are near Kirkens The war was re ported to have reduced the pop ulation ot Kirkenes from 4000 to 400 civilians since the wooden structures were believed de stroyed largely by bombs German airfields barracks and depots have been built there since the German occupation as well as camps for prisoners of war The port is open throughout the year because of the gulf stream flowing to the north The Germans said Russian thrusts east of Ixmgfjordcn were repulsed Hundreds of miles to the south m the erupting Balkan fighting Berlin said the Russians had at tacked Kraljevo in Yugoslavia on the last railroad available for German retreat from the Balkans The city is 75 miles south of Bel grade Buy your War Bonds and Stamps from your GlobeGazette carrier Ioy CALL BACKS TAKE TIME Your GlobeGazette carrier will call Friday evening or Saturday morning to collect Wont you have your money ready THE GLOBEGAZETTE NAZIS RETREAT ON 15 MILE LINE ALONG HOLLAND S Hertogenbasch Is Mapped Up as British Push Steadily Ahead London ff British troops turning flamethrowers against German bazooka nests struck through the big Dutch road junc tion of S Hertogenbosch in mop up operations Wednesday and the Germans fell back in retreat on a 15 mile front above and below that key city S Hertogenboseh was captured except lor isolated enemy pockets a front dispatch said and supply roads leading were snipped Even as the north and south British pressed in the eastern end of the German box alient in Canadians southwestern Holland bit deeper into the western edge and made progress in 2 drives to clear the water ap proaches to Antwerp One Canadian prong hit on to ward Hoosendaal and Bergen Op Zoom 22 and 20 miles north of Antwerp against strong resistance The enemy was reported making local withdrawals below Breda and Tilburg middle strongholds of their Jine across southwestern Holland from the coast to S Her togenbosch Another Canadian column strik aely farther Into the Up of South Bev eland Island German guns there and on adjacent Walcheren island command the Scclde estuary lane to Antwerp Canadians advanced in the diminishing Breskens pocket on the south shore of the estuary opposite Walcheren island Fall of Fort FrederikHendrik north of captured Breskens port was im minent said a front report Below Breskens the Canadians reached the edge Oostburg and cut the OostburgSchoondijke road The CanadianBritish offensives threatened the whole German stand below the Maas river German farces endangered in western Holland are known to in clude patched up units 01 8 divi sions 3 Pronged Naval Battle Continues Near Philippines earner damaged 2 other large carriers 5 or 6 battle ships 1 cruiser and several other unidentified warships in a STILL CONTINUING The U S S Princeton a light carrier in Adm William P Halseys force was lost when already badly crippled her magazmes exploded and she had to be sunk by American No mention was made in the a m communique is sued by Adm Chester W Nimitz of any great sea battle be tween American fleet units ant the Japanese fleet as claimed by the Japanese radio since late Tuesday The Tokyo radio has admitted the Joss of 2 cruisers and a de stroyer in the action while claim ing to have sunk 11 ships and damaged 5 others Jhe Princetons captain and 1 3GO of her officers and men were rescued In addition to the fleet units sunk or damaged the Japanese lost 150 planes The actions began Monday aft ernoon U S time extending throughout Tuesday and general action is continuing Nimitz said Nimilz said a strong force of landbased Japanese planes at tacked l u S task groupMonday arid succeeded in seriously dam agingtherPruicetpn whichis the first American carrier Jost since the Liscomb Bay went down in flames off the Marshall islands in early December 1943 Approximately 150 of these en emy planes were shot down dur ing the attack Nimitz said Besides the captain 133 other officers and 1227 enlisted men were saved The complement of Waterloo Policeman Thrown From Auto Rolls Under Train Waterloo J Nel son 49 assistant chief of the Wa terloo police department was killed late Wednesday morning in a collision between the auto mobile he was driving and a northbound Chicago Great West ern passenger train at Mullan av enue Nelson was thrown from the car and rolled under the train Weather Report FORECAST itsn4 cooler Wed nesday night Thursday fair warmer in afternoon Lowest temperature Wednesday night in Mason City 30 Iowa Fair Wednesday and Thurs day cooler Wednesday night becoming fair again Thursday afternoon Minnesota Fair Wednesday night and Thursday Cooler south and cast portions Wednesday night warmer Thursday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics Maximum Tuesday 72 Minimum Tuesday night 37 At 8 a m Wednesday 37 YEAR AGO Maximum 45 Minimum 34 CENTRAL PHILIPPINES PHILIPPINES ACTIONS BLAZEStars in the above man 3th of naval Battles in the Sibuyan top fWeI Star Seas The of Tacloban w S advance forces Units that ihh f l aided in forces that might have been rushed north to repulse the heavier U S S Wasted Oil dumPs Davao V stiafed shipping in the Cotabato area 4 and sank Jap freighters at Zamboanga the light EEP carrier is not hsted but probably is around I The at tempting a surprise 3 pronged at tack which they hoped would catch Halseys force concentrating on Japanese battleships and cruis ers in the Sibuyjn and Sulu seas a third force from Formosa This group included at least 3 carriers However there was no indication in ihe communique that any Japanese carrier planes were launched against the third fleet which possibly achieved surprise instead in its crippling attack on the imperial navy ships It was from this carrier force that Adm Marc A Mitschers planes sank at least I large car rier and severely damaged 2 oth ers Nimitz said reports of this car rier action south of Formosa yet are incomplete indicating the third fleet may have inflicted ad ditional severe damage upon the enemy The actions began Monday Car rier search planes discovered 2 enemy forces heading eastward through the Sibuyan and Sulu seas ostensibly intending to bom liard Gen Douglas MacArthurs ground forces on Leyte island One force consisted of 3 or 4 battleships 10 cruisers and about 13 destroyers Repeated attacks by carrier air craft indicate that EVERY BAT TLESHIP was damaged by bombs that at least one was torpedoed and one cruiser was torpedoed The 2nd force was sighted southAvest ol Negros island in the Sulu sea in the southwestern Phil ippines It consisted of 2 battle ships 1 cruiser and 4 destroyers Both battleships were damaged by bombs and the light units were strafed There was no hint in the com munique whether the Japanese battleships were of the older slower classes or their new heav ily armed and armored battle wagons which possibly have yet to see action The Japanese probably would I not risk their better battleships in such comparatively tight spots as these island seas and without carrier protection or a stronger landbased air force than was in dicated by their attack on the Princeton task group Nimitz never has reported whether any of Japans 6 new battleships participated in the June 1619 sea battle northeast of the Philippines which cost the Japanese nearly a score of war ships sunk or damaged Unless they figured in that rout or are accompaking the imperial crippled south task force so balj east ol Formosa Tuesday thej   

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