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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 2, 1944, Mason City, Iowa                             NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LI Press and United Press Full Leased Wires Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY NOVEMBER Z 1944 This Paper Consists at Two On NO Zl YANKS GAIN SOUTHEAST OF AACHEN DEWEY DEMOS IN SUBVERSIVE FORCESHANDS Sees Danger of World Peace Wrecked by One Mans Arbitrary Will Baltimore IP Gov Thomas E Dewey declared Thursday there was danger that the program for establishing a world peace or ganization will tie wrecked upon the rock of one mans arbitrary will if the nation does not elect a new administration ready to co operate with congress In prepared excerpts for an ad dress before a campaign rally in a downtown theater the GOP presidential nominee repeated charges he made in Boston Wednesday Jiijjht that the demo cratic party is being captured by a coalition of subversive forces including new dealers members of the political action committee and Here for a lastminute bid for Marylands 8 electoral votes after an osernight railroad jump from New England Dewey said that President Roosevelt has consis tently abused the members of congress so that todayan irrevo cable breach exists between the executive and legislative branches of our government Observing that a good start has been made toward a world peace organization the candidate paid that because congress even tually must approve the terms and scope ot American participation there must be mutual confidence and teamwork between the presi dent and congress If we are not to run the grave danger of seeing this whole pro gram wrecked upon the rock of one mans arbitrary will he de clared we must install next Jan 20 an administration that wants to work with congress that knows how to work with congress and that deserves the people and their elective rep resentatives Saying that today the 2party system stands in danger the New York governor asserted that the democratic party weakened by 12 years of oneman rule is being taken away from the democrats In past elections when the democrats won the republicans lost he said And when repub licans won democrats lost but it will not be so in this election lie declared adding it the republican party loses this election the demo crats irrevocably will lose their party This is not a contest between democrats and republicans he said It is a contest between on the one hand those who believe in our system of publicans and democrats and on the other those who have kidnaped the democratic party in order to change our system of gov ernment The only way for the real mem bership the democratic party to win in this election the only way for the democrats to recap ture their party is to join with the republicans in defeating the new deal the political action commit tee and the communists Dewey arrived in Baltimore after a 414mile railroad jump from Boston where he denounced the democratic opposition Wednes day night as a communistinfil trated collection of parties he said were for sale to the highest bidder Dewey topped a day of cam CRUISER AIDS THE Pacific fleet cruiser pours streams of water into the light carrier USS Princeton hit by Japanese bombs in the second battle of the Phil ippine sea The cruiser took Princeton personnel aboard and otherwise aided in relieving the stricken vessel which later sank The small group of planes aboard had been launched earlier in the day against the Japanese Associated Press wirephoto from U S navy Kayenay engraving MUCH COOLER IS FORECAST End of Indian Summer Weather Indicated BULLETIN Des Moines weather bureau in a special forecast Thurs day afternoon predicted snow for the northwest portionof the state Thursday night with tempera tures falling to freezing in the northwest and slightly above freez ing for the remainder of the state by Friday morning Des Moines forecast from the weather bureau of much cooler Thursday night and Friday indicated an end to the Indian summer which has prevailed over Iowa for several weeks Additional showers were foreseen for Thurs day and Thursday night Despite general cloudiness and threatening skies Wednesday the maximum temperature for the state was 79 degrees at Iowa City Thc minimum Thursday morning was 46 degrees at Sioux City Scattered rain fell Wednesday night the greatest amount 27 ot an inch at Dubucrue O t h e r amounts reported were Davenport 12 Iowa City 11 Cedar Rapids 08 Charles City 05 and scattered traces F R Orders Nelson to Form Chinese War Output Board Washington Roosevelt Thursday directed Donald M Nelson to return to China at the earliest possible date to organize Chinese war production board Following a long conference between Nelson and the president j White House issued a paigning through Wednesday with Massachusetts a nationally broadcast attack from Boston bn the new deal which he said had become a collection warring factions tied together by a con suming passion for power Both Dewey and Rep Joseph W Martin Jr minority leader of the house of representatives put a now note in the campaign Martin asked the cowbell ring ing whistling throng in the Bos ton Garden Do we want next Jan 20 a coronation or an in auguration He got a thundering for his answer Earlier in the day Dewey had New FRTOTALK THURSDAY NIGHT Address Is Substitute or Trip to Ohio Washington resident Roosevelt delivers his 6th major campaign address Thursday night in an effort to correct again what he has called republican misrep resentations Tne president speaks from the white house over a radio program NBC from 8 to p m His address will last 15 minutes and the remainder of the program will be taken over by the demo cratic national committee The address Thursday night was obviously a substitute for a trip to Ohio Democratic leaders had urged him to go to Cleveland and make a personal bid for Ohios 26 electoral votes but he told them his wartime duties were too heavy to permit both that trip and the one scheduled for this weekend in the ment which said As the presidents personal rep resentative Sir Nelson will con tinue his work with the General issimo Chiang KaiShek on measures aimed at strengthening the Chinese war effort and not ably in organizing a war produc tion board to increase the output of Chinas war Industries The announcement said Kel sons return to China had been urged by the generalissimo Thursdays White House visit was Nelsons first since Mr Roosevelt announced the recall of General Joseph W Stilivell be cause otxwhat he later described as a clash in personalities with Chiang and the resignation of Ambassador Clarence E Gauss Stilwell was chief of the Burma ChinaIndia conmand Nelson former war production board chairman was accompanied on his first trip by Maj Gen Pat rick J Hurley who remained in China On his return Nelson will take with him as his deputy Howard Coonley WPB executive He also will be accompanied by Eugene M a technical export on alcohol production and a mis sion of 5 steel experts headed by Herbert W Graham of Jones and Laughlin Steel corporation Kesselring Kiding in Car Is Strafed At the SwissItalian Frontier Marshal Gen Albert Zesselring commander of Ger man forces in Italy was reported wounded Thursday in an allied strafing attack similar to the one which cost Marshal Erwin Rom mel his life in France Information from Italy said the marshals automobile overturned near Bologna after an allied plane machijiegunned it The extent of his injuries vns reported not yet ascertained 2000 PLANES i told a crowd massed in front of the Worcester railroad station that by changing administrations the American people can forever remove the threat of monarchy in the United States For 12 years the great demo cratic party has been under the I crushing dominance of one man Dewey told his Boston audience As a result it is weakened and divided It is vulnerable to cap ture by forces hostile o every tradition for which that party has stood Beyond that Mr Roosevelt In his ovcnvheiming desire to perpetuate himself in office for 16 years has put his party on the auction sale to the highest bidder England Having vetoed the Ohio appear ance however the president was expected Thursday night to de liver an address tailored some what for audiences in that region of the country London jectives in Germany from Judd Claims Stilwell Is Made Goat Minneapolis Minn Valter H Judd said Tiursday that Gen Joseph H itilwell withdrawn commander f American forces in China had een made the goat of personal overnmcnt in Washington Judd in issuing his formal tatemeut Thursday said he had ept silent on the mailer up to low lest his report be construed as artisan criticism but broke si ence only after President Roose elt dismissed the Stilwell incident as one of those things Judd a former medical rnis ionary to China before 1933 and vho was in Chungking when the itualioa regarding Stilwell came o a crisis in late September said hat the ultimatum taken to Chi ang KaiShek by Stilwell him elf was made over the head of he U S war department and by passed Gen Patrick H Hurley vhom Roosevelt has sent to China 6 try to reach an agreement on he overall command of forces n the far cast The stories of returned corres pondents and from Washington purporting to tell the inside story of Stilwell are true as far as they go Judd said but their sources of information skilfully omit the hing that precipitated the action They fell of Chiangs ultimatum demanding Stilwells withdrawal aut if there is to be talk of ul timatum let it be on the record that Chiangs act was the result of an ultimatum presented by Stilwell as the agent of the white house Judd who said he talked to high Chinese officials and Chiang Kai Shek himself regarding the situ ation asserted that Hurley has successfully completed his mission geltinff prompt agreement with Chiang on most of the ma jor difficulties in Asia Chiang was even willing to ap point Stilwell as overall com mander in China Judd said When then did Chiang change his mind Because within a few hours after had reached a ten tative agreement with Hurley as Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Cloudy with scattered showers Thursday becoming partly cloudy and much cooler Thursday night and Friday Fresh winds Iowa Much cooler Thursday night and Friday with occasional light rain Thursday night and in the east portion Friday some the presidents Stilwell entered representative Chiangs office with fresh orders direct from Washington utterly ignoring and bypassing Hurley Judd said the ultimatum was that Stilwell who chief of staff be was Chiangs made overall commander in China with mili tary authority even over Chiang himself blew up1 Judd con tinued He had reached an agree ment in good faith with the of ficially accredited representative of the president of the United States and here came a subordi nate demanding to be put above Chiang in Chiangs own country No head of any selfrespecting government could accept such an ultimatum Judd said the ultimatum threat ened that unless Stilwell received command the United States would be unable to support the Chinese militarily Chiang said in substance Then the United States will have to withdraw its support Judd reported This put President Roosevelt in a position of having either to CLAIM FORMER BUS QUEEN HIT FLOYD SHERIFF Mrs Brewer Released on Bond 3 Charges Are Filed Charles City Mrs Helen Schultz Brewer known as the former Iowa bus queen was free on bond of 58000 Thursday noon following her arrest late Wednes day afternoon by Sheriff B F Atherton who states he has filed 3 charges against her assault with intent to commit murder ob structing of public justice and re sisting an officer The arrest was made at the Joe Schultz farm in Riverton town ship 12 miles southeast of Charles City The charges brought by Sheriff Atherton followed an altercation at the farm Mr Schultz is the father of Mrs Breuer Sheriff Atherton said he and Deputy McCartney went to the Schultz farm with a search war rant sworn out by a neighbor of the Brewers in connection with a cattle investigation When they arrived at the farm Mrs Brewer ordered the 2 offi cers off and threatened to get hei shotgun and put them off calling them vile names according to the officers Mrs Brewer struck Sheriff Ath erton with her hand and knocked a cigar out of his mouth the of ficers said at the same time mak ing the remark 1 see you slil smoke cigars The sherift said she referred if an instance several years ago when she came to the sheriffs of fice in the old courthouse an after cursing and abusing him struck him in the face knockin a cigar from his mouth with he hand The 2 officers went o the farm to search for stolen cattle ani when the farmer who had swor out the search warrant picked ou his cattle Mrs Brewer held th sate shut and refused to let the be sorted out the sheriff said The sheriff declared she drov thecattle out into a large pastur and when the officers tried i drive them she would run throug club and slampcc Weather was bad forces went for Buy your Mar Bonds and Stamps from your GlobeGazette Tier boy London Farr Daily Mail correspondent said Thurs day in a Stockholm dispatch he had been informed the Germans soon could certainly launch rockets against the United States Farr said he was told the Ger mans had completed a new series of experiments and were satis fied they could send V2 rockets against England on a fairly large His informar authority in a said he was ordinary bor on England iii me norinwest portion Thursday night LU me umeu States from the war against Japan tm M 1 1 to freezing in the Chinese soil to order American and slightly above to invade China or to with in the remainder of Slihvell he did by Friday morning only thing he could do he ards strong winds Stitwetl reported that while the 1 her Snow flurries was at a crisis Ambassador Gauss also had come in with of 2000 3 beat Thursday at ants and other obtral and western RAF had switched ating Cologne to til now the least he Ruhr ring Fortresses and oyed by 900 fightvast Leuna synMerseburg in rain changing to snow flurries south portion Thursday night Much colder Thursday night Friday snow flurries east and clearing west portion Continued cold northwest and much colder east and south portions fresh to strong winds diminishing Friday Temperatures falling to near 20 northwest ranging to slightly below freezing southeast portion Thursday strong demand from the state department asking that Chiang cooperate with the Chinese communists Chiang could do this only on their terms Judd said We fought a 4 year civil war in the United States rather than cooperate with a rebel government There could be no unity in China with 2 governments Judd said that Stilwell did not make the mistake nd other oil plants hey bombed MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather was merely the goal of personal government in Washington the congressman said We Wednesday to back down from an im Wednesday night position into which we os however kept upon Cologne 8 a m Thursday 37 Rain never have put ourselves nd other your War Bonds and Berlin the fifth ital in 6 45 Minimum from your GlobeGazette carrier boy ild Launch Rockets Against U it was termed also couid be at 800 to 1000 miles an position to the first V2s the Germans a ton of explosive and quoted his informant as ret weapons V2s have been that although the Ger iven the following the quantity of explosive is governed by the distance could reach the Unite c States with the rockets they ap a long fairly fat tail fins like is to travel That V2s propelled by to be concentrating on production of V2s for Britain There is no doubt that the 3 had been or some other liquid have a halfdozen sizes rom to flO miles into the air V2 and are experimenting to many and reaching their which is the most effec and and glide back and hit Farr said he was told them with the herd Sheriff Atherton said he warne Mrs Brewer repeatedly that she did not cease he would pi her under arrest and lock her u He said she then struck hi across the ribs with a club whic he took away from her and brok up The officer said she later ob tained another club and whe Deputy McCartney tried to open a gale to let the cattle pass through Mrs Brewer held it and refused to let him open it Sheriff Atherton said he then told her he would not stand for any more of her interference and was going to place her under ar rest whereupon she started to strike him and McCartney with the club which the 2 officers took away from her The officers finally jilacefl handcuffs on her and put her into the deputys auto after which the owner of the cattle drove them tome According to Sheriff Atherton on various other occasions it has been his duty to serve papers on the Brewers and he said he has taken a lot ot abuse from Mrs Brewer The sheriff said that Mrs Brew er and her son Don had at one time threatened to shoot him if he came on to the place Mrs Brewer was formerly Helen SchuKz and is the wife Don Brewer No cattle theft charge has been fiied Atherton said 13 stray calves from the herd of Sievert Reims a neighbor of Mrs Brewer joined the latters cattle and that Mrs Brcder turned out 7 of them into the roaci Atherton said she fold him she believed the other 6 were hers Ueints valued the calves at S 540 apiece The sheriff said the case would be heard in the No vember term of court which i opens Nov 20 Mrs Brewer has been in and out of the n e w s for 20 years starting with her ownership of the Red Ball Transportation com pany of Mason City one of the states pioneer bus lines She sold the line to the Jeffer son Transportation company H was in the role of bus line man ager that she earned the cogno men of bus queen and received nationwide publicity as a suc cessful woman business manager She formed the Iowa motor ve hicle association with 50 or 60 bus and truck operators and clashed with the state railroad commission for allegedly cutting bus fares She sold her company in 1930 Last April 28 a district court Fear 9 Died n Iowa Crash f Bomber Menlo Iowa 4engine rmy bomber crashed and burned a farm 4 miles south ot here arly Thursday with the possible iss of G of the S men in the Lt Col Sig Younff commanding fficer of the Lincoln Nebr air eld said the plane had left Lin oln earlier in the morning He aid 3 of the crewmen were ac ounted for Mrs L A on whose arm the crash occurred said ear eithat it was believed that 5 icn died in the flames and that ne was not immediately ac ounted for escaped A board of officers was named iy the Lincoln airfield to deter mine the cause of the crash Miss Beatrice Clark telephone perator at Menlo who said she alked to one of the 9 men aboarc he plane reported that 3 men vcre taken to a Dexter hospital ne with a broken leg one with i back injury and the 3rd with undertermined injuries Some of the men burned to leath but it was not determinec mmediately how many were in he plane when it crashed she ail The man with whom alked said the ship was flyinj at such a low altitude that his arachute failed to open before he hit the ground Miss Clark said she understoo he plane caught fire in the air and plunged deeply into th ground The crash occurred abou 4 a m The operator said the men who came to her office reporlec the plane was from the Lincoln air base Mrs Waltz said she heard th plane roar over her house am eras shortly afterward about 40 to 500 yards from the house Th fire was so intense that member of the Waltz family were unabl to get close to the plane immc diately The blaze set fire to a con field but farmers from the neigh borhood put it out before serlou damage was done and before ai of the Waltz farm building caught fire Residents of Green field 11 miles south of where th plane crashed reported seeingr afire in the air before it crashe One of the occupants of th bomber told the night telephon operator at Menlo that the plan was enroute to Lincoln and wa flying at an altitude of 9000 fee when it suddenly caught fire an plunged to the ground The man also related the oper alor said that the plane was its first trip out RETURNS BEFORE BOARD Spraguc Wash fP V n r in hand Roy Ice lost his gasoline ra tions for 20 days after his arrest on a speeding charge But he was back before the board the next he needed a special FIGHT THROUGH OREST IN NEW DRIVE ON NAZIS British Canadians in Last Phase of Battle to Open Up Antwerp London infantry Anting through the dense Hurt en forest southeast of Aachen dvonced from 1 to nearly 2 miles i a new attack Thursday over an 2 villages and reached a third British commandos and Canad an infantry assaulting dikegrided Valcheren island were in the last hase of the battle to uncover Antwerp They fanned out rapidly lone the 2 to S mile wide Dune one and flushed the Germans out if all but the northern outskirts t the post of Flushing Vlis Meeting stiffened rearguard re istance in the drive toward Bot erdam however Americans and Doles were forced to give up their narrow hardwon bridgeheads iver the Mark river last barrier icforc the Maas Meuse and Hollandsch Diep bridges With heavy preparation by ar illery stealthily placed the last 2 veeks infantrymen of the U S iist army hopped off to the attack hrough Hurtgen forest Thursday morning They overran the village of Germeter and reached the town of Hurlgen 7 miles southwest Duren on the road to Cologne for a gain oC a mile The village of Vassenack was overrun in another advance of nearly 2 miles British commandos who invaded near Westkapelle early Wednesday had bypassed the vil lage of Domburg and knocked out at least two of the five biff German Runs left in action Although the Americans and Poles yielded their Mark river bridgeheads in the drive toward the Maas they had forced the G ennaris to destroy therGeer truidenburg bridge north of Til burg The allies had the remain ing 2 bridges at Moerdijk under artillery fire and one of these was considerably damaged South of the Schelde allied troops captured Sluis and were well inside the coastal village of Knocke after the capture of the German commander Maj Gen Eberding of the 64th division and 2500 more of his men This divis ion was counted as knocked out A concrete bunker at Knocke where about 100 SS men were holding out a gun emplacement near Cadzand with a smaller group and the town ot Heysl were jury here awarded St Bonifaces Catholic church of Ionia S500 damages against Mrs Brewer for destruction of church fixtures Mrs Brewer earlier had pleaded guilty to a charge of malicious de struction of property in connec tion with the case and had been sentenced to a year in jail The sentence was suspended on condi tion she make restitution to the church all that remained of this former pocket Flamethrowing tanks were deal ing with the remaining knots but Eberding himself was quoted as saying that organized resistance had ceased south of the Schelde On Walcheren the value placed by the enemy on the approaches to Antwerp was measured by the fanatical fury with which the Ger man garrison cut off from all hops of escape contested every foot The allied communique reported some miles of the coast had been taken and the 2 beachheads at Westkapelle and Vlissingen were well established At last report allied forces in si NETHERLANDS oifi ALLIES STORM WALCHEREN indi cate allied moves at the western end of the Netherlands front British landed on southern and western shores of Walcheren island while Canadians drove in from the east German pocket on south shore of Schelde river was di minishing On Dutch mainland Canadians were pressing toward Steenbergen north of Bergen op Zoom Shaded lines indicate battlcfront sectors   

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