Mason City Globe Gazette Newspaper Archives

- Page 1

Issue Date:
Pages Available: 24

About Mason City Globe Gazette

  • Publication Name: Mason City Globe Gazette
  • Location: Mason City, Iowa
  • Pages Available: 311,935
  • Years Available: 1901 - 1994
Learn More About This Publication


  • 2.17+ Billion Articles and Growing Everyday!
  • More Than 400 Years of Papers. From 1607 to Today!
  • Articles Covering 50 U.S.States + 22 Other Countries
  • Powerful, Time Saving Search Features!
Find Your Ancestors Now

View Sample Pages : Mason City Globe Gazette, April 20, 1942

Get Access to These Newspapers Plus 2.17+ Billion Other Articles

OCR Text

Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 20, 1942, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME iVENT CF I STCY AMD ARCHIVES t J THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS WE DELAYS Fighter Arrives in Australia General National policy to Be Explained jtti Message to Congress WASHINGTON tnt President Roosevelt intends tojutline general national policies foicontroling the cost of living ink message to congress and a sufcquent radio talk Monday the senate Monday post poid until April 28 consideration of estrictive labor legislation inator Connally DTex otained consent for the delay afjr telling his colleagues that Pipident Roosevelt personally ha requested him not io press a to lion to take up a bill au thtizinsr the sovernment to talj over strike bound war plats J president has authorized me j say that he made this re that he expects to send a to the congress relating to U establishment of a general policy regarding the cost of lung and all factors relating tnerb including labor Con nallysaid Thipresidents message which may te sent to the senate and houseMonday afternoon preced ing tt radio talk was expected to del in general terms with methcs of controling the rising cost living Some congress membx said they doubted that specifL legislative proposals advanced atthis time Umj the agreement reached by thjsenateConnallywould be Prlered to call up 6n April a totxm to take up his bill to with advocates of restrictive legislijm have said they in tend e to offer amendments sus the 40 hour week ana elosed shops union Bombs Siege Guns Assault Corregidor WASHINGTON WOpening batfer tl ph efrort lo ress of Corregidor into helpless ness by bombs and siege guns was reported Monday by the war de partment From new positions on the Ba sh ore of Manila bay foe6 began a intense artillery bombardment regidor or Defending gunners replied ef fectively to the new attack sil encing at least three batteries a communique reported and breaking up three motor truck and troop concentrations on Ba BAGLEY FILES FOR NOMINATION Has 15000 Names on Papers Including 2150 in Cerro Gordo DBS MOOTES With paper bearing more than five times th requisite G 0 Ms BcioretU agreement was reachedlSeator Austin Rvt asked Ccnnily if e had consicj cred the effect on the conduct of tV war declaring tnat congress is titled to know why after weeVi of delay which seemed to sne of us to be un necessary are now asked to ths Important ConnallyrilpHed that he had ot attitude toward the need fcjlegislation but that the DresittaV fnit v ralh th e War et rather thadelay it by giving a report onihe whole subject be fore congns acted Ihe senre labor committee o asrysfat Jreasurer Monday tfiled for repub hcan renomination here Of the more than 15000 names on his nomination papers 2 150 were from his neighbors in Cerro sate law is the required number of 99 counties names All of Iowas were represented on the papers fc Thus fnr the Mason Cityan is without republican opposition The last date for filing nomination papers is Wednesday of this week Mr Baglcy is now in his fourth year as state treasurer having succeeded Leo Wegman now seek i theyjtiight accept if Cori 3s were forced to a vote m theenate Before lk senate convened congressioni leaders announced f th hfisevelt would se r on necessary anti jmiatmn mliures in a message io inc lawTOBsis in a week or 10 House majrity leader wed shortly by a same avoided use of he which the pmdem has expressed ob jectIOj McCormicksaid the coneress would deal lh Ju i t and Wlth the factors thacnter into it f f Wges vyould be included as one rseufactors lc said alon wit such other things probably savings the chief executives mes Crpccled to more in the TB of policy than a definite re on C would not go into final fil e Prgram it vas under form Ot in its Dne of the aspects of this prob which has been causing par tfular concern is the issue of age uncompromising by organized labl Jw fight by labor to prevent in jaion of wage freezing or stabili jtion into the overall antiintla II camnagn was making itself im A dclayinS a congressional nowdown on restrictive labor 75 Watches Several Hundred Rings Are Stolen at Davenport DAVENPORT WFolice were Monday investigating a daylight burglary in the heart oE Daven ports business dislrict which lantTv lhieves a The pair escaped with 75 watches several hundred silver anel gold rings and about 100 wrist watch bands N S Plank proprietor of the store Plank and companv aid surprised the burglars in Ihe one nd erappled win fore he broke away and fledUvith his companion He said he then ran to Ihe po licestation to report Ihe YOU ARE THE ONE Romantic new serial story by Adelaide Humphries Starting in this issue Turn to Comic Page 2 Injured as Pickets and Deputies Clash at Vinton Windows in Truck and i uvn d1 n Cars Are Smashed in Melee at Picket Line VINTON 0 TWO persons vere injured early Mondaywhen pickets and special gled at the strikebound company plant Mrs Betty Roue one of the pickets and Sam Markland farmer living south east of Vinton Mrs Roue suf fered an injury to her back when she was struck by a club alleged ly wielded by one of the special deputies Markland suffered a fractured skull when he was nnuhe llead by a Both are in the Vinton hos Poiice arrested Kato Noeller and Robert Abernathy both members of the picket lire and charges of assault with intent to do great bodily injury were filed against them A charge of tres jassing and malicious mischief is to be filed against Laverne Schenk CIO organizer The trouble started when about 2o Pickets attempted to stop a and two cars which were rarrying workers into the plant n defiance of the pickets About JO special deputies Vinton busi nessmen sworn in by city officials vere on hand to see that the voruers went through Windows in the truck and cars vere smashed by flying hricks nd clubs and fists were sivunc reely is the pickets and deputies MARSHALL BACK Hurries toWashington AfteV Declaring Time for Action Is Near WASHINGTON George C Marshall army chief of staff was back Monday after two 6 n Five dive bombing raids were and Fort times from hi TOKIO TRIES TO LEARN HOW AIR RAID WAS MADE MacArthur and Curtin Agree on Concentration of Allied Strength BULLETIN GENERAL MACAKTHUKS EADQUAIITERS Australia A ITT e n e r a 1 Douglas Mac Arthur and Prime Minister John Curtin have reached complete agreement on plans for knock ing out Japan by a concentra tion of allied strength it Mas announced Monday after a three hour conference of the two By CLYDE A FARNSWOKTH rress War still tryinc they were One bomber was hit by anti Meanwhile near Zamboanga on 500 5indanao than 000 miles to the south an Ameri canFilipino patrol ambushed twrv Japanesc and lcted numerous casualties The three enemy batteries sil bhe forts Euns were in ition officials said o a lcyl and possibly five ivnicn U was announced Sunday had been put out of action In the past few days Bombing attacks on the besieged sland forts have been confined to high altitude level n fou n tout girls were ordered by ompany officials to stop talking on the ob Schenk said the strike called m an attempt to ob tain respect for workers rights and a increase Forty work ers taken through the picket lines Monday augmented 20 girls who had stayed in the plant through Saturday and Sunday 7nPnant normally employs t 100 workers Urge 10 Per Cent of Income Be Placed in War Savings Bonds WASHINGTON OP Every American who receives an income win be urged to invest at least 10 in England and northern Curing which he conferred with British war leaders visited American troops and forecast that the time for aclion is near The general and Harry Hop Kins close adviser of President Roosevelt returned to New York oy air Sunday and Marshall hur ried here immediately while Hop kins remained in New York Four unidentified persons de scribed only as three high rank British naval officers and untish civilian accompanied the general and Hopkins Soviet Big Guns Are Reported to Be Within Range of Smolensk LONDON soviet long range artillery was reported Mon day to be drawn up within range of 230 miles west of Furious new Russian attacks were reported launched along the Volkhov river front south of Len ingrad and against the Finns on the Svir river between Lakes La doga and Onega The Germans were reported throwing all the available Pm ght of their air force into support of counter attacks to prevent the red army from gaining a solid foot hold west of the Volkhov before stream tv on the Bataan lenses there were overcome They were particularly deadly after antiaircraft defenses had reduced been 3 Brewster Plants Taken Over by U S WASHINGTON PThe navy acling on orders from Presideni Roosevelt Monday took over Planls of the Brewster Aeronauti cal corporation al Long Island City N Y Newark N J and Johnsville Pa This aclion while house offi wilh With the Japanese to figure out how uiey were bombed in their own islands Sat urday the united nations drew up Plans Monday for an Australia n n R in the face lost based counteroffcnsive west Pacific mhiJ ri the bold daylight assault on the homeland Japanese gunners on Bataan peninsula and at Cavite S680 Sunday States insular lorts in rs n bayFort Mills on Cor and nearby Hughes and Manila regidor Drum Return fire silpnced at least thite enemy batlories and broke up truck and troop concentrations on Bataan Five divebomber laids were made on Corregidor from high level allacks and on Fort Hughes One plane was downed pen Douglas fllacArthur and aides discussed offensive plans Monday with Australias John Curtin at of dissatisfaction the management Presidential Secretary Stephen fjariy am not explain on what the dissatisfaction was based and he added that I dont think there is any labor trouble J Tnomas president of the United Automobile Workers union and a member of the presidents abpr war board said after a house conference Thursday FBI that there were oet of aliens in the management WaS throlSh the instrumen tal ty of an executive order daled ufe naavysthtaatkinC auhoriV the plants was given S3id thiswas deemed essential because the corporation wu as confirmed com mander for united nations in the southwest Pacific and in his concurrent capacity as de fense minister The specific subject was high ly confidential B American and Australian air men chalked up 40 more Japanese planes destroyed aground in two Tnnf 3t abUl New Britain Japan s kingpin invasion base facing Australia This was the score of raids Saturday and Sun the Sunday results also in cluding damage io at least one Japanese ship in Rabaut harbor of pounds of high Nazis Try to Put Blitz in Red Air War By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Adolf Hitler observing his birthday at eastern front head quarters was reported by the Rus t0 be UyinS to Put ultz back into the with attacks by as many as SO planes against single secret objectives The siens were that he had marshalled the bulk of his air force on that front at the ex pense of his air strength in western Europe Poor visibility over the continent Sunday Jiiffht however caused a pause m the British offensive in he w Small RAF fighter forces SWCD over northern France Sunday without opposition and the bes tne Germans could muster Mon day against Britain was a three plane strafing and bombing of a tram and a south coast town Three persons were killed and sev eral injured German bombers vast Russian front smasi railway stations airdromes and front line positions They were im pelled to this activity by improv ing weather the hope ot starting a general offensive sometime anc SAYS FOREIGN INFLUENCE NOT TO SWERVE HIM New Chief Declares France Must Collaborate or Lose to Russians VICHY France UR Pime Laval new chief of the Vichv niJhfT1 Monday night that no foreign influences can swerve him from loyal Dar ranged the smashing a and by the widening the Russians were perhaps also breach which me rtussians were exploiting against the Finns above Leningrad On the southern front the uermans were making a show of action by tankplane teams the Russians said but failed lo restore positions pierced by the red army tfi ff ff The German high command said its bombers had hit again at har bor installations and utilities on the Caucasian coast oE the Black sea with one big Russian tanker Serman Eghters were credited with otf22 planes without loss irr tfieTsoutSSrii sector Germans said that local Russian attacks collapsed in the central and northern sectors and that in Karelia Germans and Finns exacted heavy Russian losses in defensive bailies At sea the Germans claimed re cent destruction of 18 ships lotal Til nnn Plunged into explosives were planes parked on Rabauls LaV unai airdrome and flying boais moored in the harbor the thf r the flank and rear of the German bcfore the c claimed to have 1 it in war bonds per cent stamps Treasury Secretary Morgen au announcing that quotas vvould beset for each of the na ions 3070 counties beginning a 1 said 10 per cent of vey Pickup Day to Be Tuesday Twentyfive volunteer tnific 1 The Russians fhc inns at one point after batlerinz down new defense works HAVE YOU A BOMBER IN YOUR BASEMENT Sell your dont jvants help Uncle Sam Thc many things you no longer want that are stored away in your attic basement garage or storeroom probably are made of materials vital to nation al defense Help Uncle Sam re lease your materials for our all Wanted During National Want Ad week 7 insertions for the price of 6 4 insertions for the price of 3 Remember GlobeGazette Want Ads Bring Results of eP e of essential war materials lvar saviors bonds and Weather Report FORECAST SVr FTY Continued cool with light frost Monday night d ModnedaCllane em Tuesday forenoon Lighl frosl n casl and scattered light frost n low places in central por tion Monday night P IN MASON CITY lobeGazette weather statistics Maximum Sunday Minimum Sunday night t a a m Monday YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum Precipitation The figures for Sunday Maximum Saturday Minimum Saturday At 8 a m Sunday YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum JAPS TRY TO CONTROL BASELESS RUMORS Japan showed signs of jitters over the raids Two more alarms sounded Sunday evidently with no real basis and Domei Japa nese news agency said the gov ernment was trying to control baseless rumors concerning the Saturday smashes By their latest official ac count the Japanese appeared fairly convinced that the raid ers were United Stales medium bombers launched by three ivarshinsliiclcicd aircraft carri ers from considerable distance cast of Japan with instructions to bomb Tokio Yokohama and Kobe and then continue on to landings in free China ui jo smp5 loiai ing 131000 ions off the coast of the United States and in the Caribbean A German submarine was cred ited with shelling and setting fire to oil tanks al Bullcn Bay Curacao but the official Dutch report from thai Caribbean island was lhat all the shells missed The attack was made at 3 a m Sunday Bullen Bay is within 750 miles of the Panama canal although he attacked dd not mention the States which has sought to persuade Vichy to refrain from closer collaboration with Gcr In his first statement to the French people since he assumed nf fTi he champion of full collaboration with Adolf Hitler played upon the argu ment that the only alternative to cooperation with Hitler was Frances capitulation to bolshc vism This is a favorite argu ment of Hitlers speeches I submit lo no foreign in men tu no loreie f uences he said without men tioning any foreign nation bv name although he attacked Great Britain angrily No menoces can prevent me today from pursuing a policy of wilh Germany in ests Franccs 5uPeme inter Laval made il dear that he in tends to carry France into a rc concliation wilh Germany and a character of all peoples assailed the British for aitecks onFrances aver such issyria Flench West Africa what he called Britains at tempt to destroy the French allacks at It also appeared from reports that the venture great success earlier was a 61 27 42 59 35 57 59 31 42 70 The Uniled Slates was still offi cially silent on the raids To accept Ihe lalesl Tokio ver sion at its face value there were about 10 planes in all and only one of these went down in Japan this because of engine trou ble The crew of five was taken prisoner Tokio said and subjcct e to searching examinalion The Tokio broadcasl of the im perial headquarters announce menl said thai the names of Ihe prisoners and other matter would be broadcast when the in quiry is completed Some of the enemy planes which escaped being shot down are understood to have fled to the Chinese mainland the Tokio broadcasl said This suggested a unique way of delivering planes to Japan wilh bombs dropped enroule Chungking dispatch said that the raiders had arrived safely at their destination but dd not identify it Chungking declared Saturday that the raid om Chinese ipue declared carriers ap assault on Tokio and other cen ters of industry and shipping The carriers Tokio said fled away without approaching the Japanese soil m fear of the Japanese coun lerattacks It identified most of the planes as B25 type bombers and the one forced down as of the North American 38lype No 125 the put the number of attacking planes at around 10 and Mondays claim against the squadron was merely Hie plane lhat made n forced landing Sat urdays Tokio reports were thai nine attacking planes were downed nnmsir HOLD GROUND IN TAXJNGDW1NGW Heavy fighting continued on the Burma aproach to India with the British now helped on the wing by Chinese reinforcements reported holding their ground at Taun7riwinovi lhat if Germany were by the Russians on the eastern front France would fae come a victim of the Soviets whose in p llewarnod would over un tanceifrontiers with the onsenl of England Do you believe that if the sov ots conquered Germany the red and on Taungdwingyi No one could say yet whether invasion of India or Australia or possibly both at once was next on Japans timetable There was the chance that the Japanese might hrust at the Australian mainland landing before Ihe Mac Arthur counteroffensive could be mounted With lhat In mind the Mac Arthur command sent ils war planes Sunday against Ribaut v Brtain kcyslonc of the flying buttress of Japanese con quest in the islands facing Aus tralia ship in TleJolio that three aircraft h th main but there was no direct state that they had launched the hi sp n Rabaut harbor wasdamaged and the raid S Dlurned safely despite sharp ter opposition Observers have aJ as the ikeiest first target of the prospective counter offensive to smash the Japanese penetration of the southwest Pa The formal charier granted by J0 unted nations to General ATacArlhur as their supreme com mandcr in that region effective as of Saturday midnight removed v 13M impairment o MacArthurs purpose as Prirnc world and mankind Fnh consent the S rCSimc of anizatior on our workers eliminate our elite Laval asserted that with this menace France must either line up with the new order 0 lose her civilization Hitler he said will provide a European order in wlich our interests are respected Lava promised that liberties would be restored to French culture gradually but as rapfJlV sovcrnmcit is able and said tomorrow labor will be pro tected honored anI magnified Curing his speech did vil mention the United Stale his Cninrks lo ranees choice between Germany on the one hand and other1 and bolshcvism ihc lir H1 l havc facen in hc life I have stated that a rnnrt erm is a conduion to European peace he would Policy said For lhat to succeed it necessary for French be shorn of foreign wnich m our history and keep alive bur dissension Laval spoke to the French peo their chief of government foreign minister minister of in head of a new government members from top to bot tom arc supporters of greater col laboration with Germany Laval in a broadcast to Ihc French people called Frances declaration of war on Germany crime and said that rapproche ment between France and Ger Missouri Patrolmen No Longer Help Pull Motorists From Mud TiEFFEfRfON CITY Mo W The best thing to do is not Highway patrol troopers arent carrying tow chains heretofore M up their cars these days pull ing you out of a ditch ;