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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 3, 1941, Mason City, Iowa H HEM 4 AS OEPf OF IOWA DES MCI NES COMP NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME VOL XLVII AXSOCJATED PRESS AKD UNITED PHESS PULL LEASED FIVE CENTS A COPY THE THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS Ann Arnwkom Civilization of Ancients Unearthed EDITORS h i s is another or a series of articles written by H Earl HaH Mason City GlobeGazette managing editor in the course of a tour through South America as one of a party Of 12 guests of the Carnegie Endowment for In ternational Peace MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY APRIL 3 1941 JUWA TJHUKSUAY APRIL 3 1941 TWS U S TO ITALY RECALL ATTACHE in Ford Strike Number 21 By W EARL HALL LIMA amazing civ ilization of a dead past was un folded before our Carnegie party again today during our stay in Perus capital Lima and its sister city Callao on Ihe sea Even moie impressive than in Ihe region about Tiujillo Chan Chan and Cluclsn are the e v i dences on band here of that an cient culture O u v day started with a visit to tvo mu seums set up for the purpose of preserving the handiwork o C he Inca and prcInca civili zations and was W EARL followed by visit to the ruins of Pachacamac about 20 mites south of Lima un der the direction of Dr Julio Tello of San Marcos university rated as one of the worlds oulslandinc arehcologists Whereas the museum al Cbiclin majors on the pottery of the an cient Indians the museums here give special attention lo the lex tiles and the mummified remains of the ancients themselves In HID exhibit presided over by Doctor Tcllo one rotunda ii devoted to a lifelike reproduction of the old chieftains wearing the very clothes found with them in their burial places W if Ihe embroidered desijrn on the woolen blankets would be the envy of any present day worker in textiles both as to design and color Except for the deep purples which were de rived from snails al of the dyes were of vegetable origin Their formulae have never been re captured and there is none amonff South Americas Indians today ivho can even approach the textile skills of the ancients PRODUCTION AT STANDSTILL AS PARLEY IS HELD AllisChalmers Strike is Turned Over to U S Mediation Board DETROIT Murray D Van Wagoner announced Thurs day that the foundation has been laid for successful mediation of the strike that has closed the giant Ford Motor companys Rouge plain largest single factory unit in the world Both the company and union officials have made definite and binding commitments to me to meet certain basic requirements for mediation the governor de clared in a formal press state ment The governors statement was made as operations at the great Ford Rouge plant employing more than 85000 hourly rated workers al a standstill and after renewed but isolated outbreaks of figMing occurred near the mile Ions factory in suburban Dearborn Coincident with me governors announcement James F Dcwey ace mediator for the automobile industry left his downtown hotel headquarters for a personal in spection the situation at the factory He said lie hoped to meet with Ford officials and get a start on the conference was post poned Thursday morning after re newed fighting in which a time keeper seeking to enter the plant gates was severely beaten one man reported a knife wound in the abdomen and other clashes occurred The strike called by the United Automobile Workers CIO be gan Tuesday night Ford company officials the governor said gave me their word that they will not try to Battered in Strike j men JII iiy O The best of the work is assumed I reopen ihe plants while mediation f Dr Tcllo to have been done in is in progress by period before the birth of Christ A superarid climate is 4 responsible for the perfect prcscr vation Although there are almost daily rains in the mountains 40 or 50 miles inland from Lima there are thousands living here who have never so much as seen a rain storm The average here is said to be one rain each 35 rears when the Humboidt and Japan currents ol the Pacific ocean lose their bearings temporarily The drive from Lima topacha camac look us through some most interesting agricultural country all highly irrigated of course Cotton is a principal crop At ono I saw a field of tall slender stalked corn with a cotton field on one side and n banana planting on the oilier The decadence of Ihe culture under the Incus referred lo in con nection with my visit to he Chan Chan adobe ruins was evident in even more marked degree in the stone masonry at Pachacamac In the preInca masonry the stones were so perfectly fashioned that they lay together perfectly with out mortar whereas the Incas paid little attention to the fit of the stones relying on adobe mortar to fill the crevices Excavation has been inten sive over an area of perhaps 160 acres but Tello ex plained that tlic ruins extend for miles in all directions Relics found up to this time constitute a small fraction of the rich store thus far untapped Cities appear to have been built on cities in much he same manner as at the base of Vesuvius in the Mediterranean althoush the reasons lor doing it were not the same The exact explanation r this superimposing of cities on cities is not known Drifting sand from the ocean beach nearby may have had something to do with it although such an explanation dnesnt fully explain Stone encircled pools found a several points in he Pochacamac ruins suggest that the ancients knew the value of thermal baths These remain watertight after twenty centuries or more o weather and earthquakes For the time being Ive seen enough of the Soutl American civilization of the ages past In the articles ahead I shall be dc Union officials gave me their word that they would cooperate with the Michigan state police in maintaining law and order and in keeping peaceful picket lines Governor Van Wagoner said he had every confidence that both sides would abide by their word While this status is pre served mediation can go for ward he said Actual mediation of differences he said is the responsibility of the company and union represen tatives and my own special medi ation commission working with James F Dcwey of the U S conciliation service Mediation Board ncsday ordered soft coal ni7cn at the March 28 level in Allis Case In ihe AliisChalmer case the Other labor medlation board took jurisdiction WASHINGTON TiedU lion m p in00ic vbich board Wisconsins No 1 automobile the mic in which Gov Julius I HCJI rides was one of the casualties of the AllisChalmcrs Manu Milwaukee Stones throw by strike disorder participants battered it ani broke a window Here the governor wha took refuge in the plant while his car was being down Jc damaBC aflci lhc machine was driven to a downtown parkin place Hungarian Premier Kills Self Because of Politics PAL TELEKI Diplomatic Quarters Say Teleki Didnt Want to Aid Attack on Serbs BUDAPEST Hungary Count Pal Teleki Hungarys pre mier died by his own hand Wed nesday night it was revealed of ficially Thursday for reasons said to be connected with the interna tional political The official revelation that Tcl cki committed suicide was made after hours of denials by the for eign office and othcer sources of reports that he had killed him self Friends said he took poison Belgrade said thnt diplomatic quarters there heard that Teleki took bis own life rather than sub mit to German demands to take over Hungary as a base for an at tack upon Jugoslavia Teleki was Ihe second loprank ing Hungarian leader to die un tdcr mysterious circumstances Leon Henderson defense of IDweeks old dispute prices ificiaily iS poisoning I was said liiit Tcicki killed i hiniscli ior renons onnecled j i with ihc political j orth of national defense orders including machinery ur gently needed for powder Following rioting Tuesday inci dent to a backtowork movement the plant at Allies Wis was closed upon order of Gov XFV Julius P ifeil CIO employes are f i demanding a union shop and striUe avcncd increases I raising wages SOME PROGRESS IV BUFFALO X YOneday COAL SETTLEMENT SHOWN i work stoppage ended at American Soft coal operators and CIOj United Mine Workers who are ne annourccd that company signed an agreement for continu ing production at International Harvester plants in Chicago but that CIO representatives had not i signed Union recognition was the strike issue NEW tug recmcnt of goliating at New York on a new contract recessed for rest early Cal aml Foundry plant where being made for Britain but there was no plnnation here or the meanin this phrase The foreign office at first said the premiers death resulted from aheart ailment and denied first reports by friends that Count Teleki hai taken his oun life Earlier dispatches also had said the counts wife died an hour before her husband but the roreijrn office said she was still alive although very in at a sanatorium NWAREAGETS ONE MORE SEAT IN IOWA SENATE House Sends Senatorial Redistricting Bill to Wilson for Signature DES MO INKS first Iowa senatorial redistdcting1 pro gram since ISJIO was completed Thursday with house approval of bill granting northwest Iowa one more seal in the slate senate Adopted by a vote of 80 to 7 the bill which now goes to Gov George A Wilson for his signa lure provides j 1 That Jaclisun enmity be joined uitli Cedar and Jones I counties in a new 23rd districl 2 That Lyon Osccola and Sioux counties shall the 31 til district 3 That Dickinson Clay and OBrien shall make up the 47th district 4 That Emmet 1alo Alto and Kossulh shall be the I9lh dis trict The redistribution would nol become effective unlil the 10tJ elections As was predicted representa tives in the central eastern Iowa area put up a stiff fight aguinst the change Jackson county now is a senatorial district all by it self the 23rd while Cedar and Jones are joined in the U4tb The 47th largesl in point of area in the state at present is made up of Dickinson Clay Em mei Palo Alto and Kossulh while the 49th now includes Lyon Os ccola Sioux and OBrien The seven representatives who voted no on lhc final rollcall were Bert Dotlds R W N Judd Ft John Hermsen D 1 w Mauley D n S Moylc R C F Shimanek R Monliccllo and E L Stewart R Washington Why not put us over in Illi nois demanded tuilil Thats where we have been mnsl of the time so far as cctfiiiET anything is concerned But we will go alone and lake our trimming even though we know you have it all framed up for us Shimanek sponsored amend ment which would have main tained the status quo in the Jack sonCedarJones area but would have extracted one senatorial seat from northeast Iowa districts to quiet the demands of northwest ern Iowa The house voted thai idea doivn 70 to H Representative A H A very R Spencer said the 47th now is the equivalent of six counties and has more than 80000 people while Jnckson county has a population of only a little mor than 19000 UP in id the ijvonosed changes constituted only token rcdis tricting but I think tcr grrb this bill rw no rt all II f lhc matter is returned German Legation Leaves as Nazis Charge Jugoslavia With Committing Atrocities Axis Motorized Units Reported Massing in Rumania and Hungary BELGRADE Jugoslavia Germany ordered all of her lega tion staff save two men home to Berlin Thursday in a flurry of ominous military activity and dip lomatic circles expressed belief r lhal Adolf Hitler had decided thai war with Jugoslavia was inevi table Only the German charge daf faires and military attache were exempted from the recall order which a legation secretary said would be fulfilled by nightfall V Gc iin a n troops were reported mussing in Ku mania opposite the Jugoslav frontier town of ISela Crkva only r0 miles from Belgrade and at in southern Hnn Vladimir Macck veteran leader of Croat autonomists announced lie was entering the new govern ment of Premier Gen Dusan Si movie as a vice premier and the nation thus seemed assured of unity despite German and Italian efforts to split it Macck said he hoped that de spite all difficulties piling upon us ive can with collaboration and a common effort preserve peace and overcome the difficulties which dark times recently have brought upon us The German radio in early morning broadcasts reminiscent of those which preceded the nari entry into CzechoSlovakia ac cused the Jugoslavs anew of comnullfafc atrocities against llic German minority in the country f Indications that the recall order was unexpected were seen in the fact lhal Wednesday night Ihe slafC members had been making extensive preparations to barri cade themselves in the legation if war came Large supplies of food had been stored in the building and firearms and ammunition were concealed there We worked out a scheme to defend ourselves one legation member said during the brief period while our troops were crossing the frontier and captur ing Belgrade German circles here Predict ed that Belgrade ivould be in the hands of the naiis within 4S hours after their troops had crossed the Jugoslav frontier Airliner With 16 Aboard Missing in Florida Storm MIAMI Flsi iani euiiern air lines plane with 13 passengers and a crew of three aboard vanished on a northbound flight from Miami Thursday after encountering a hail storm over Ft Pierce Fla The plane had not been heard from by ibc air line officials since it Icfi West Palm Beach 55 miles north of Miami al a m CST but a ship identified by its num ber as the missing plane wa sighted by Ihe coast guard flying over Ft Pierce al Tiie coast xuard al Jacksonville said the plane flew into an ab normally heavy hail storm near Ft Pierce and lhal strong wind prevailed along the coast Two coast guard planes were dispatched from Jacksoiuillf to assist four army bombers from Miami in the search for the over due plane Sanders Named Head of Iowa Auto Dealers DES MOINKS San ders of DCS Moincs was choseii president of the Iowa Automobile Dealers association at the close of the organizations 23rd annual convention here Other officers elected included Vern Nail Iowa City vice presi dent O F Sully Council Blufls treasurer The 142 convention will be held al Cedar Rapids Money Rains NEW YORK on Ihe Bowery where anybody with 15 much as 15 ccnls is a veritable Croesus they have drcaincci of this for years Money rained in Ihc streets A robber who had snatched SI50 from a restaurant till dropped all but SH as he fled He was captured after a fourblock chase Of some 50 hoboes who joined in the pursuit not one could bo found to explain what happened to the rest Weather Report FORECAST MASON CITY Cloudy occasional rain Thursday night und Friday no decided change in tempera ture lowest about 34 j lo tliL senate i amendments fo Somo ages were raised thc conferences would continue When lhc old labor contract ran out Monday midnight most of the bituminous mines in the nation shut down Tolm Slcel nian federal conciliator had predicted that a satisfactory agreement could he workcil out by midnight Thursday night John L Lewis UMW president Wednesday opposed turning over ilic dispute to the national media tion board He expressed distaste for what he said was the boards the strikers to1 go back bust their strike then I have them come to Washington to mediate for the remains of it I The coal mining stoppage affects about 400000 men and threequar ters of the nations bituminous AY X 1500 employes of PhclpsDodgc Copper cornora on strike Thursday reporting thai come i progress had been made and that i tlon Thursday on slrikr premier Xocnc KcrcHicsFischcr mini r of the interior and head of police and gendarmerie bc BULLETINS BELGRADE LUiRumore cir culated Thursday night thnt Ger many has massed her air force near the Jugoslav frontier and the government radio broadcast re peated announcements that BelI grade is an open city The gov1 eminent radio broadcasts started I Whether the Jugoslav general staff would elect to defend the capital in vert of an attempted invasion remained a mililary se cret Jugoslav uarplaiies circled over the city constantly however German quarters declared frankly that recall of the legation staff lo Berlin carries grave im plications of the inevitability of t soon the German dip lomat were leaving spread en voys of other nations hastened to their offices to keep in close touch with the rapidly developing silua tion Officials of fnc Italian legation said preparations for evacuation of the staff already bad been made but declared no orders lo I leave the country had been re ccived from Rome n rcciis 01 inc had beti Wiir breakinj out or tlicrci evs lnal call Ask union ship ancl other con cessions L TlrL o lod r f union iias i rnt ay7t1f SI a day wage increases paid v riaes back to the coming of i tRtioiis and a guarantee of 00 he Spanish conquisiadorcs somedays work a vear dung less than five hundred years To prevent runaway or CNCCSj xivc Prices due lo lUc shutdownl i EASTER SUNDAY APRIL 13 8 Shopping Doys Left Icki visited his wifes sickroom laic Wednesday night tlien returned home where he i uas found dead in bed by his seri vantf Thursday morning tiic fori cign office statement asserted Teleki was chief of one of Hun garys great landed families anJ often was regarded as Regent Ad miral Horihys right hand man remaining in the cabinet largelv lo circumvenl complete German domination The premier personally was known as proEnglish rather than proGerman but sought to main tain tiic appearance of neutral in dependence in order to make his influence lhc greater on the Ger mans whose drain of Hungarys food and other supplies aroused cabinet controversies at p m a m Again and again the announce menl was read over the radio Ma tion that tiic Jugoslav capital is an open city WASHINGTON itc Thursday voted ior farm parity payments in ihe record agricultural appropriation bill despite econ omy bloc protests and administia tion opposition just short of itiviiiB in plclely o Adolf Hitler corn He was known to the public as the treat tiehlropc walker because Hungarians saw him in lhc role of a man attempting to keep balance with Germany S In recent days he had been j conferring clay and night with i army leaders and government ofI ficials concerning the Jugoslav situation His death was the second trag often I cdy among members of the Hun s garian government tins year For eign Minister Count Istvan Caly died Jan 27 of food poisoning contracted during a friendship visit to Jugoslavia where he signed A fascist spokesman expressed belief that despite the gravity of the situation war is not in evilable and said the Italians still wjprc seeking some basis on which to establish contact between tiic Italian and Juso slav governments lirpJyinK jo German aim city charge tiic Jugoslav ncw pancr Poiitika declared Thursday The only anMvcr we can make lo Ilicsc charges is to remain mini and strong in our unity and pre pare ourselves to defend our in dependence integrity and ti cc ctom The Jugoslav yrmy of men meanwhile was being held ready for any emergency and it appeared that the nation would stand solidly behind the govern ment should war come Observers agreed the ontlonk was more serious than at any time since last Thursday when young King Peter II and his military advisers deposed tlic regency government which had joined the BerlinRonicTokio alliance IOWA Clondy occasional rain Thursday night and east and southcentral Friday colder extreme west Thursday night and southwest Frickiy mdy oc caional hgh rarn or snow cast rcntj11 and sou Ii Timrrljy nigiu and extreme cast Inday Mmcwhal colder Miulhcai and extreme south Thursday night rimg tempera ture 1101 thwcst iud extreme wcsl Kriday IN MASON CITY GlobeGirettc weather statis LINK SABOTAGE WITH FASCISTS IN WASHINGTON Hull Asks Ambassador Recall Admiral Lais to Italy Immediately WASHINGTON UP P United States Thursday the immediaate recall of lhc Ital ian naval attache in Washington Admiral Alberto Lais on Hie grounds that be was connected ivilh the sabotaging of Italian merchant ships in this country Secretary of State Hull sent a note lo this effect lo the Italian ambassador Prince Colonna on orders of President Roosevelt Y if The mile made public by tin state department declared Unit Admiral Lais was persona non Kiala to this government as naval attache of the royal Ital ian embassy al Washington and requested that your excel lencys Kovcrnnicnl withdraw him immediately from the United States Tlic note said the action was taken because of various facts and circumstances which had come to llic attention of ibis gov ernment connecting1 Admiral Lais with the commission by certain persons of acts in viola tion of lhc laws of the United Slates President Hooscvch lhc note said had decided lhal tlic con tinued presence of Admiral Lais would no lunger be agreeable to this country U was recalled that the cap tain of an Italian ship seized last weekend in Texas ivas quoted by officials assaying that he had orders from the Italian naval attache in Washington to destroy his engines Two German and 2S Italian merchant vessels have been taken into custody in American harbors and only Wednesday tin state partment said it had received new and vigorous protest from the is powers Thursday Secretary llurgcn tiiiiu said he and Attorney Gen eral Jackson were studying1 pos sible action to forfeit these ships to thf United State Although each embassy has sent two notes demanding the rclcasr if the ship and crcivs the United States has not ycl made outright rejection The governments tctmn hi ask ing the recall of the llalian naval attache followed precedents set prior to the United Stales en trance into the World war when it forced Germany to recall its naval attache here and also a member of the embassy staff Franz von Tapen who is now German ambassador lo Turkey An Italian embassy official said the state departments note had been transmitted to Rnmc anil thai lhc embassy was awaiting in sir nc lions While tinunit was phracrl x a rciunsl i is tantamount demand Admiral bad incn attache here since February lOlu This is Hrond assignincn in Washington lie attached lo the cmbasy hcic from IfliC ID Maximum Wednesday Lais muri icd voninn Klcanor and they have a Under m American Kvans in Italy daughter procedure the Minimum Wednesday jiiqlit tr At 8 a m Tluufdiiy YEAFt AGO Maximum Minimum Precipitation been in ice Mm lo i itiJiirt crks and and 01 Thc order recalling hc German i legation staff was received bv Or shin ma feme the young cfc p d in a coded telegram I irom fioln i m in 1 l Koine who ha f tlic legation sii iter Viktoi vim Hcmn rchn earlier tins vcck imiDcdiiilciy touted id 1 attaches from their beds dcicd them to pack the only ncws men m Uilgradc were 01 dercd to accompany the dipio matic staff Sonic o tiic clerk at once set burning legation docu ments The United Stales minister i Arthur Blit Lane and the heads of various other neutral legations were expected to remain in rcl grado ending a part of their staffs wish the govem should it decide to remove to omc Knith Serbian nnHintain town for rcaliT alcty The entire staffs oi c Uriiih ami Greek legatum were cxpuct fcllow the government United Siiitcs would arrange safe Ir admiral Lai It svas 1 expected that his family would accompany him MorgentlKUj in his lii prcs iinifriencc since the ship wen taken into custody declined to discuv the of forfeiture Kind referred ID liic at torney general The law under uhich tlic axis ships were seized hc cansr of sabulasr by the crcMN also provides that tlic covcrn mrnt may ask fnrfrilurc of the ships as a penally for MIIII ed t whotlier lie had any m tonnutiiii tluit abotatc of tiio ships was ordered by any diplo matic representatives of the in hicmintry tlic secretary said the facts speak for themselves1 New and mure vigorous pro tct against the from the axis powers z Asked whether the ships of any other nation nviffht he taken into custody MorRenthau re plied that no advance notice nf surli action could no Kivcn if it were contemplated The sci rclary added that Hie coast cuard which is a treasury unit had rccoivril letters of commen dation from many officials of tlm government for tlir May in ;