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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 8, 1941, Mason City, Iowa NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH OWANS NEGHORS 4 NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME NAZIS MAKElpAOOUTlTlSf 700 Ana hrmiwm Water Chief Problem in Mollendo js EDITORS NOTE Tins another of a series of articled written by H Earl Hall Mason City GlobeGazette managing editor in the course of a lour through South America as one if a parly of J2 suests of the Carnegie EnilnwmeiU fur In ternational Peace NEW CONGRESS DISTRICT SETUP Returns Measure to Senate for Approval of Winnebago in New 6th DES UPiEarlv iUe concurrence in one county change m order lo send the con gressional icdistrieting bill to the i governor was predicted Tuesday oy Iowa republican leaders Number 25 j Uy Uf KARL HALL j IN THE HARBOR OF MOL LENDO PERUAbout the news story that could happen in this little port city of 12000 would i he a rainstorm Only a few of the older in habitants can remember a n instance in which precipi tation amount ed to anything more than a heavy dew If I seem to be coming back io this phe nomenon again and again in my daily let ters its be cause this pro Tlie Iowa house Monday an praved the measure bv an 84 lu 20 majority after makingthe snislc Win jJcbaso county from the new third to the new sixth district beating off successive al Ihcbill anlclld of substitute The measure designed to give Iowa a full republican represen tation m congress in genera dis members thc fourth district lo cated m the north and northeast and divides most of its counties between the new second and the new third districts Redistric sary becau nine to sional delegation following dis closure that Iowa had raited to Keep pace with the nationpop ulation flrmvih tn imn iyoi lo company the new naUoual cfcmc medTatton T thc United Automobile Workers n mi and the f I O left to riKlt ter clusf le Max Babb preside i r Atliscn of the ND1IIS panel hut medi i i llllam chairman r WEAUHALL Jcas Pacific coastline from Ecua nor to the southern tip has im pressed ilseU on me more than any other one thing Except in an occasional valley where irrigation is possible there district the measure slighted rural rep csenlahon in thc nations capital first district objections rested on i tic tiansier of Scott count v io that southeast Iowa district Scott has UC tet our liner skirts the shore Not K Districting was made neces T T T Jwa House Passes Bill to put Limits on Beer Sales Legislators Told Liquor Is Sold bythe Drink Throughout State MOINES even a cactus will grow in such a state ol perpetual drought It was so the entire Icrigih of Peru a nation which boasts twice the iirca of Texas and the same con dition will prevail along the shore of Chile OL in is 15 CHIC to tlic cold Iluraboldt cmrent This ocean stieam as important to raphers as our own Gulf stream is solely responsible for both the coolness and the rainlessness of Americas western seaboard V How pronounced it is in effect may be gathered from the fact that at 9 oclock one night our liner pulled out of Guayaquil Ecuador where there is an annual rainfall of more than 200 inches the grcal cs1 in the western hemisphere and when we awoke the next mormlfr vc vcrc passill territory wind hadnt experi enced a rain in tltirfvfhc years Eight of the twenty rcnrcscn tativcs opposing tlc measure from thc first district seven from tlc fourth three irom the secoml one from the fourth and one from the ninth opponents Allen Claypool Dodds tckcrman Foster Guernsey Ir Kmppmtg Known on P V Manley Pie r7 Rissc Seott of fav clte bharp Stewart and Wcich Substitutes turned down by the lower chamber Kepresenlativc Clan Jlulenoo s set on a somewhat elevated expanse of sandv oil I inclosed lo the rear bv a circle of i foothills as Weak and barren the coastal sand Water is c icwns principal problem Deep wells supply drinking wa ter m limited quantities and crude tlttches from the mountains Provide a wholly inadequate siipf Ply of water for irrigation Dras tic rahonmg has to be resorted to at this season late summer What vegetation there is has a pietty sorry appearance Because of the shallow harbor vm35 l transfer our i lighter for lir trio intr Jic city We were hoisted to the wnarf in n IIURC chair opera by i crane By Representative F A I it chaw FiWilton Uould havc left the first district uiichanscd Rejected 71 to Itrprcscntatixr iirnnan Kiuid son ll Mason City Described wi IIncasurc as a Political c IlroPaffated across the way the senate and Inch very definitely robs the jnncr of rcprcsentalion in nastuiigton to which agricul ture is entitled that throughout Iowa under payon systems a crackling dry i house Tuesday passed andsent to the senate 1 A bill to deny beer ncrmits to operators who buy federal retail hUur Iowa la wtechmcaUy allows only state stores lo sell liquor A measure to prohibit aancinj where beer is sold A bill to require city coun cils lo pass ordinances limitiir the issuance of Class 15 permits to business zones Class B permits allow or beer for consumption on the premises superintendent of the state beer and cigaret tax de partment appearing on invitation of the house told that chamber In one city alone the operators aic paying S21000 a month across the table for protection I have occn told this by the operators revenue dropped off 359000 The tax is 4 cents a gallon is not being boot legffcd he commented It just is not hcinsr sold Selling it S328 en a pint Of vlisky com iwicd with S221 profit on a case of Ijccr Dailey also asked thai the islature the state the power o review actions of city councils GAINS BY SERBS ARE MOSTLY IN ALBANIA FRONT Greeks Fight Hard Where Jugoslavs Left Strnma Flank Exposed BnrvE SSSOCATED IUKSS BERN merman blows apparently WCrc ucljling part of the Jugoslav lic in southeastern Jugoslav Tues day imperiling Greeces Struma river front Elsewhere on he 730 mile iruul m southeast Europe how ever Jugoslavs were said to n akinjr counter Kains lately 11 llalian expense anil he Greeks were reported holding These piincipally were the sains claimed by or credited to j the Germans j 1 Advices in Budapest said yz forces had taken the Jugo Slav cities of Nis and Skoplje Jugoslav force withdrew in southern Serbia where their line let the Greek line leavinc Greece s left flnk endangered lie greatest nazi effort evi dently was being made in the Sa lon ka area which Adolf Hitler as predated will be anothe Dunkerquc for the British v x Paced by lowflying bomb ers and fighting planes fol lowing the wartested pattern of blitzkries German forces were driving through the Sruma valley rist nl the Aegean port as battered Croat Germans Apparently Putting ttDRC Mam Stress on Attack in MltW South Serbia Against Greece T MASOV United Press War Expert coming IroiH rcvokingbccr perj l y to Albania Their pressure m issuing mils Uc want I 8 i 1IK demand that the situation be cleaned up Skoplje is a rail center of the Vardar valley and Ais is on tho Morava river one of the tribu taries of the Vardnr German strategy seemed t be up ourselves he or to clean said Before taking up thc ment plan beer bills of which there are tix all told the house refused to substitute an allin clusive beer measure offered by thc revenue in reduced Her it would give indus o control of five of thc eight islets wnen Iowa is basically an agricultural state j Under the p p r o v c rt i measure Ihc new district would include Btarfc iwk Brcnier Chickasaw H0v Marshall Grundy Builc Mitchell CVrrn tordo Franklin Hard in Hedeclined to name the Uailcy appeared to plead To viMiii uf the stale brer ITUISC he aid hard Si rKlc is etittins deeply in0 sales and therefore is rostin Siate some tax receipts year Weather Report FORECAST MASON CITY Mostly cloudy oc caiional rain Tuesday night and y tcnlcralurcs abovc IOW A Motv cloudv wot id central Tuesday and rat and central Wed Tuolay uC Thc Aelson ineasurc was said to have tile approval of some senate leaders House refusal to accept the socalled coalition measure was viewed by Kcp rescntative F A Dillon Junction and other louse members as Ki linff chances of senate con sideration f brrr lcsislation mis session Adjournment is srhciJiiled fur Tlmrsitay I he vote mi Jhc rcliijl litiu 74 ayc I Kxemnted fnm the pro r mclsllc vcrc pnysicians pharmacists dentists jim veterinaria vlo have ob nned special permits from the liquor commission Also exempted were railroad club cars The bill to prohibit riancinw beer is sold obtained a vote of approval vrliilc the measure to icquive limitation of sale or beer to zones went over push across join Italian southern forces in it will be able Glccceihrealcnins Salonika ami semicncii clement of the Greek nn hc Jne Germans apparently bnve icilorccdtheir drive n tliis area I between Bulgaria and southcast n Jugoslavia as their principil movement fol nipii 1ow ing the stubborn Greek resistance i n the Struma re 8on This Ger man attack is thc most dan gerous to t h c allies for the i m m e d i a t c present J h e tinlist may have come ihrough t li c MASON Jtnna pass aver the southern Bul gurJugoslav mountain It rims east and west and is more than aO miles north of the Rupel pass which enters the Greek Struma valley southward from Bulgaria By movingthrough the luma pass westward into Jugoslavia and then turning south int Orcccc the Germans would gain access to thc plains of Var dar valley near Salonika fur use of their heavy mechanized units incy havc not yet made suffi cient headway however to jus tify a full Greek retreat west of Salonika v oy a crane Sixth r304 OVn vtiw Atiiough Peru Uls a law rather Wright milS i enforced elsewhere i Oecne Wcbtc M no I v oegging we were ftirroimded bv i boidi Kossuth FmmlT cKircmc oiu iff af Wc slcpPcd Ai0 Calhoun Car out of thc rope suspended chir TOl1Crawford J cc All except one dispersed as we uvri Oiihcci tcrcst in our v AMI R1PLEY KAILS Minn seventh corps army officers Tuc day inspected Ripley asw JPC camp lor draf also was felt northeast Jugoslavia however fl in lma1 rePOls siid the region hact been net Pied The Jugoslavs were said lo be showing a strong front to th Germans and hammering back at the Itahans along the sectors Jugoslav advices claimed cap urc of Scutari Italianheld M baman base and Zara on Italys Dalmatian coast UNB official German news agency said some Greeks had been taken Sofia Bulgaria as prisoners The numbcr was not given sought ti pcnctraic ilie Slnima j Th withdrawal 1 in a Crcok ff communique I It did not say whether vis arter contact with nazi divisions mahing toward the Vardar rrC1i iJ thai the Gicek left tlnnk had been thrown he0 break through clceccs Struma river line Despite Athens war bulletin continue to with great sc sacrifice defending t fatherland inch by inch Although German armored Ic That possibility however un doubtedly has been taken ito consideration at Athens If the osivs cannot liolcl the Ger nans in thc south compcllinj a cw allied defensive line west of Salonika it may ri from Bitolj m southwestern I I v ii through Edessa Greece k the Aegean a few miles west of Sa lonika Bitotj commands the Mon nztir pass the only good roadway Ihevanlfr1 Grcccc wcst rucsdayireport of hundreds1 f nUPS jusi completed iiansportation of British roops and munitions to Greece indicates quick strengthening of the rie mstve positions fn northern Greece Tiierc is some reasc to bchevc that the British tiK because tant to to be made whethc inwsible tliat allur thc wurk of convoying troops lii Greece is wholly the British i crnmean fleet can contribnt to dcrendns tile Libyan coaslal rouls ritnevinff ltc situalion Only rutiire dcvclopmonts can M ny uhelhej Ihc recall ut tlic traoiis iias military ficsuion or whether political in iiuences doininiicd the decision Some or the British troops that r oPcialms in Italian The report that German troops hne penetrated the narrow pas4 01 the bulsar inountains in the extreme eastern Greek area to the as no immediate stratcic mporance These detch fe picsumahiy have been assigned to lch V TurloCreek lhim K osav octu Scutari commands an ex to and n irtnies lr the drive fonxfullv alc thnt road the Italians will be in grave tactical position RUGGED ROUTE COULD BE USED Unconfirmed Reports Received That Nis Skoplje Are Occupied Uv UXITEW PRESS Adolf llitlerV southeastern b izkiies cut tiirouyh the narrow linger of Macedonia Tuesday sev eiin coininunitations between Greocc and Turkey ant ncl to smash the Vardaivallcv ilavh UVtC1 Greeec Unconrirlm1i r r 0 Budapest that the Ger mans smashed their way into jMs ami Skoplje the chief of south central Jugoslavia jut lf tonrirmed would inn the Germans astride the nnin northsouth Jugoslav railroad l ivc or e about 125 miles loathe into Belgr n aims Greece lilc There still was no authentic count of hovthe fiKhUn Ri3 frontiers showed rrom thc 50L1 biiemed that r major nazi threat was building up fasl jn thc Conviction of 2 for Conspiracy Is Upheld A surprise offensive by a Ocrina mechanized f o t mountains which lc TrKfic M hoiwlu too rrVrri a najor VIZ snearhend to ne thc Greeks were reluc t was uncertain court Tuesday upheld the conviction of Perry Davis ad Claude Bledsoc Sioux City de lectives on conspiracy chaw The pair was tried in April 1940 he operation of houses of nrns itution The iiuliclment charKe that Ihc officers conspired to demand and accept money from unknown persons1 crossed la apparently spur from to reach Iowa Girl Asphyxiated While Taking Bath I here no lonKcr can be anv dimbt that Ihc ISritish seriously ucaknctl nuli lary position in eastern Libya to lace he Germans in the Balk ans Further British rclrcat jn iiia may be expected but it is OSKALOOSA Il 13 if Osic Germans had mi cs of wild terrain fpllowinj railroad tnc Struma Strumica north of tho 1CJV ci within easy strikinc dis uncc of the Varriar Here the Royal Ah orce cnt but tln C 7 Oit the c was no indication that drawal in E r shr t said the I H stjfl lit the vs discovered but o Haustcd moM thc jn anol thc room irrck h fensc hue along vvhu irilish expeditionary rnnc is drawn in ar ray is Innscd on tle Vardar WIIllh rf the Germans read l this V C from the rear an to chair All except one dispersed as we proached the first policeman but inat one remained w i t h hroughout our extended wa rough the city serving more or ess as a gtuae Our payoff to him n Amcncan currency him to great exuberance Most of Ihc slrcets were at llic narrow type peculiar lo cilics but a central avc micr extending the full length ni tnc town was suffgcsfivc of New Orleans Canal street in its jviatn An occasional automo oiie would leave a vast cloud tercst in our T T i J illink 1 shall never sec so many I I IN MASON CITY e v ones were nursing in hcir mo aps and old enough to walk or even creep were makin themselves at home on the s de or m the dusty street kvcepl for thc railroad station Mollendo pronounced Moye o being a rather important rail mnal and the cathedral the most impressive structure in he Ihc stadium in which soccer football KrMdcnccv as well a shops are lush againsl the tree with c hymp quarters j0 siuialccl make the casual uedcstrian ali iimes are thc appear to be Ataximum Slonday 5S Minimum Monday niqh 0 At S a m Tuesday jj YEAH AGO Aiaximuiii Jf Miniiiuini Precipitation EXTENDED FORECAST above EASTER SUNDAY April 13 4 Shopping Days Left md across western Thrace hrrcs of the Aegean n iron wedge between Grcocc Turkey the twi hini hf SO the southcasiern front an no specific claims of U reported only that the Ger man a tack was effeclivelv on Imuect despite difficult ter reported The Ankara nTiVlnGCmm iavia VS Italy too evidently ef hsaxs 10 cooperate with the Greeks in squeezing the Itnlians out of Albania in a j If thc Jugoslavs and Grceccan joiii forces in Albania the Ankar radio predicted Italy will bc t blc to save in per cent of Her troops there ;