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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 3, 1945, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME ror jjHISTORV AND MO I NEB I A THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AU NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOU LI ess and United Press Full Leased Wires Five a Copjl MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY AUGUST 3 1945 aper Consists of Two One NO 256 Laval Admits Talk Against Republic Paris Laval ruefully admitted at the trea son trial of Marshal Petain Friday that he had said here is where we overthrow the French republic when he was push ing through acts which made the old soldier a virtual dicta tor He contended his remark was a jest I am not a fascist I am not a nazi I love the republic shouted the haggard whitetied former chief of government of Petains Vichy regime After recounting numerous secrets of France in the days before and after the armistice including a military alliance with Mussolini after against German aggression Laval was confronted by M Pomaret former secretary general of the senate Pomaret recalled the fateful July 10 1940 meeting at which 3 constitutional acts were passed the marshal lull powers He said Laval asked him to get the signature of Jules Hennenery senate president commenting This is where we overthrow the republic Judge Paul Mongibeaux who had propelled numerous hostile Questions at the former premier brought under heavy guard from Frenses prison asked if he used those words I cannot deny it Laval said I may have pronounced those words tout only as a jofce An angry murmur arose in the sultry courtroom delaying the trial Answering a question by Mongi beaux Laval admitted he had said I desire a German victory He testified that he made the state ment to make the Germans be lieve he was on their side Laval will continue his testi mony Saturday Guards escorted him back to his ceil when court recessed at p m His disclosure about the secret pact with Italy came early in his estimony He denied too that he hated England He asserted that in the turbulent 3tts while war was be tne spawned King George Vsent Sir Samuel Hoare former British toreign secretary who is now Lord Teznpleivood to Laval to find a solution together with me He told of a secret conversation with the Prince of Wales now Duke of Windsor in an effort to solve the crisis with Italy over Ethiopia Laval asserted that the Hoare Laval agreement between France and Britain whereby Mussolini would have gained control of two thirds of Ethiopia was negotiated with the full knowledge of Stan In de clined comment Laval excoriated the British German naval agreement which he said was executed in contraven tion of an agreement with France and without French knowledge He testified as a witness for court that his celebrated break with Petain came about because I insisted on continuance of the republic ley Baldwins government England Lord Templewood Iowa Pilot Rides Out Typhoon After Bailing Out Near Japan Was Afloat 6 Days Before Rescue by Allied Submarine Iwo Jima army pilot who bailed out near Japan dur ing a wild June typhoon rode out the storm in a tiny oneman life raft was afloat for 6 days before being rescued by a sub marine it was disclosed Friday Lt ArthurA Barry 21 Dav enport Iowa spjnehow survived the typhoon which damaged many American warships and ripped off the bow of the USS Pittsburgh Awaiting transfer to a Hawaii an rest camp Burry told the story of the ordeal during which he was swept off the raft 5 times by waves His engine failed enroute to Japan Forced to bail out at 2000 feet Burry hit the water with out sighting any friendly planes The first day he tried to signal a B29 but failed The 2nd day he used smoke bombs flares and tracers in a futile attempt to sig nal another B29 On the 4th day t examined the emergency water kit and made a pint of water that later saved my life I tied the container to the end of the raft to keep It cool Early on the 6th day 40 and 50foot seas buffeted the smal raft The great waves washed Burry overboard 5 times but he managed to cling to the sides Al his provisions except the water were lost Exhausted and undernourished Burry battled the storm all night He was plagued by hallucinations that he was attending a party Someone would offer him water but the glass disappeared before he was able to drink He was awakened in the morn ing by singing voices which he imagined were those of the rescu ing party It was onlya few hours later that a submarine discov ered him GIRLS ATTEMPT PRISON BREAK 2 TeenAged Youths Discovered in Time Fort Dodge lola Wertz 16 arid Darlerie Breeden 15 who furnished hacksaw blades to en able Kenneth Worrick 14 and Frank Grell 17 to saw their way out of the city jail Sunday night attempted their own escape from tha county detention home here Thursday night The girls smashed a section of j glass in the window of their quar ters in the detention home broke off a screen and dropped it to the ground and were apparently planning to force their way out when discovered police said When their escape attempt was learned the girts were immedi ately transferred to a cell in the womens ward of the city jail The youthful pair was sen tenced Wednesday by Judge John M Schaupp to the girls training school at Mitchellville Iowa for their participation in the Grell and Worricfc jail break and then given paroles Provisions of their paroles were that lola attend a church school at Nevada and that Darlene be taken to a Sioux City religious home They were in the detention home awaiting the com pletion of necessary court papers Gpmar Davis custodian of the detention home told police the iris informed him at supper time Thursday night they were going to be gone by morning but he said he did not take their remarks seriously County Attorney Thomas M Healy said the girls would be held in jail here pending further court action against them SUPPLY PORTS Reveal Master Plan for Future Europe Washington master plan for reconstructing a peaceful Eu rope out of the ruins of war emerged Friday from the decisions of the Big 3 conference at Potsdam But Russias role in the conflict with Japan remains cloaked in the same secrecy as ever The plan provides for a strippeddown Germany shorn of terri tories wealth and power The nation that once aspired the world dominion is to be limited to farming and peaceful domestic indus tries And it is to be subjected to years of allied control until it earns its way slowly back into the family of sovereign nations The plan provides also lor a reshaped Poland augmented by huge slices of Germany and stretching westward to within 50 miles of Ber lin and for the addition to Russia of onethird of the territory of German East Prussia It leaves most other however to future peace settle ments And for these the big 3 agreed on a 5power council in cluding China and France inad dition to the United States Britain and Russia Assuming China and France agree to the plan the live foreign ministers will hold their first meeting in London by Sept 1 The bigpower pattern of peace for Europe was disclosed in a 6000 word report on the Potsdam meeting of Mr Truman General issimo Stalin and Prime Minister Attlee released simultaneously Thursday in Washington London and Moscow The conference ended Wednesday night It began July 17 The report deals almost ex clusively with political questions A single reference to the war with Japan crops up in a section on Italy It notes that the former axis nation has now joined with the allies in the struggle against Ja pan Since Stalins signature as sured his approval of the entire report Tokyo can read into that passing reference whatever sig nificance it desires The specific accomplishment carried in the Potsdam report fall under a halfdozen heading 1 Peace Tru man Stalin and Attlee agreed on a United States proposal for crea tion of a 5power council consist ing of the foreign ministers ot the United Slates Britain Russia the AiigloAmericaiisovietFrench control council in Berlin until its people are judged ready to rule themselves peacefully It is to be deprived of all its warmaking industries and allowed only ttiose industries necessary to maintain m average European standard of living for its people It is to be enied airplanes and merchant hips and to be made so far as ossible selfsustaining with ap iculture and peaceful mamifac urcrs The Germans will be permitted oljtical and religious freedom arid ree speech Thfy can have trade iiions Control of their local af airs will be put into their own ands and the political structure f a new German nation will be uilt on these local beginnings 3 the indus ries which the Germans might sc to build a new war machine nd those which they do npt need o sustain life will be taken away y the allies as reparations Hus ia will draw her reparations from he eastern zone of Germany vhich she occupies and out of hese will give reparations to Fo and The United States Britain and Trance occupying the western zones will be responsible for fur nishing reparations for themselves and all other allied claimants Furthermore 25 per cent ot what JAPAN SHIPPING CUTTOSHADOW BY MINE LAYING New Blows Hit 91 Enemy Vessels in PreInvasion Strikes Guam ports of be sieged Japan have been scaled off from desperately needed food and war supplies by mines parachuted from B29s while disastrous new blows hit 91 more Japanese ves sels navy and army air officials B29s BLAST METAL FACTORY AT Jrombs dropped by Superforts of the 20th air force explode on the Sumitomo light metals industry at Osaka Japan Army air force said approximately 80 B29s participated in the mission achieving 95 per cent destruction of this enemy target with 4000 pound missiles AP wirephoto K A engr Plans Set for Governors Day 5J Ik Program of Events Buy your War Bonds and Stamps from your GlobeGazette earner boy Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Partly cloudy Friday and Friday night becoming mostly cloudy Saturday with occasional thundershowers Lit tle warmer Friday Iowa Partly cloudy in north and mostly cloudy in south Friday and Friday night with occasion al thundershowers southwest and extreme south A little warmer in north and central portions Friday Mostly cloudy Saturday with occasional thun FRIDAY p m Band concert at lake front p m Grandstand Griswold and All American Aqua quaitette Frank Rande company the Dancing Debutantes at the lake front stage SATURDAY a m Registration of officials and guests at Lake Shore hotel a m Speed boat rides p m Tour of Mason Citys new million dollar airport con ducted by Mason City mayor and officials p m Ladies bridge and tea at Lake Shore hotel p m Governors banquet P M Park auditorium across the p m Band concert at lake front p m Aqua Follies before the Grandstand featuring Larry Griswold International diving star AllAmerican Aqua Quartette Frank Rande and Company with his Balanc ing Dog The Dancing Debutantes and other artists and entertainers p m Venetian Nights parade p m Midway attractions Official Bail at Surf Ballroom with name band SUNDAY a m Amateur show auditions at lake front a m Union services at Methodist church Governor Robert D Blue will speak p m Sailboat races p m Band concert at lake front p m Governor Blue speaks from reviewing stand at lake front before grandstand Water balletand exhibitions Ama teur show Midway attractions at lake front Band concert at lake front Aqua Follies before grandstand water ballet exhibitions pm p m p m p m prizes p m Midway attractions Ball at Surf ballroom with name band dershowcrs west and portions Warmer cast central HITLER BROTHER GIVEN RELEASE Twentyfirst Army Group Head quarters Germany UR Alois Hitler halfbrother of Adolf has been given a clean bill of health by British security authorities and released from custody it was an nounced Friday Alois Hitler was not associated with Adolf and was blameless for German war crimes the British announced They said he had been arrested almost a month ago in the Hamburg area He was absolutely scared stiff Aboard USS Augusta With of being associated with the fueh president Truman Venetian Nights parade final judging and awarding of Minnesota Partly cloudy Friday night and Saturday occasional thundershowers west Friday night and west and north Satur day warmer west and north Friday night and south Satur day IN MASON CITY Maximum Thursday 80 Minimum Thursday 57 At 8 a m Friday 61 Precipitation in Mason City Thursday 02 YEAR AGO Maximum 90 Minimum B9 President Says No Secret Agreements Made at Big 3 Truman Works on Broadcast While Heading for Home rers activities in any way a British statement said Alois Hitler had fled to Ham burg ahead of the Russians from Berlin where he kept an obscure tavern in a working class district He was believed not to have seen Adolf in years except as one of a crowd in Berlin streets during a Hitler procession He disclaimed all knowledge of Hitlers death v Commander Dies Los Angeles Paul Mooney 45 Los Angeles attorney and past national commander the Disabled War Veterans died Thursday at the veterans facility in west Los Angeles Truman told reporters aboard this warship Friday he made no sec ret agreements of any kind in his conference with Generalissimo Stalin and Prime Minister Attlee at Potsdam Mr Truman is working on a ra dio report he will make to the people of the United States shortly after his return to Washington next week With James F Byrnes his sec retary ofState tne president was represented as having gone into the conference armed with a se ries of proposals prepared for sub mission to the British and Rus1 sians in advance of the parley The establishment of a council I of foreign ministers to deal wilt various phases of future collab oration to smooth the path t peace has long been an America objective The ability to dea quickly with arising problems is believed may obviate the nee essity for future Big 3 meetings An elaborate communication system keeps him in close touc with the white house and wit developments in the Pacific wa where a quick victory has bee his continuing primary concern Mr Truman told reporters tha he had from the beginning in tended for the American public 1 be fully advised on agreemen fashioned at his first Big 3 mee ing and that in the decision reached there are no seer agreements of any kind Gala Show 2 Days at 31ear Lake Clear was plenty f sideline advice Friday as com littee members and workmen urried last minute preparations or the most elaborate 2day cele ration ever held at Clear Lake i honor of Iowas governor and ther state officials The usually crowded city park enches were empty as Clear Lake esidents and summer visitors ncd the sea wall on the lake ront to watch huge oil drums put nto place beneath heavy timbers n which box seats will be placed or Gov Robert IX Blue and other istinguishect guests before the review showing of the grand land program Friday night Ilar ied workmen ceased ivork only ong enough to wipe sweating rows and retort to some of the udible comments of bystanders Giant microphones were being vired on the huge floating stage vith sound equipment run to the ea wall reviewing stand for the evening shows and Gov Blues ad and China Theseare the nations which plan to take ma jor responsibility for maintaining peace in the world as permancn members of the projected united nations security council Franci and China were not represented a Potsdam but the big three invitee them to subscribe to the declara llon creating the council The councils first job would b to work out and submit to the united nations a peace treaty fo Italy Then it would work ou treaties for Romania Bulgaria Hungary and Finland Once thes former axis allies had signed the treaties they would become eligi ble for membership in the unitec nations Countries which were neutra in the war against Germany ar invited to seek united nation for Spain s long as it js ruled by the Franc government The big 3 barred th Franco regime on the ground o its axis origins and the presen record and nature of the Marfri government 2 German control policies Germany is to he administered b hearsal will be the Dancing Deb utantes 5 song and dance artis who will be accompanied by the Clear Lake band under the di rection of John Kopecky Frank Kanrie and company and Snyders Educated Bears The entire show was to be rehearsed at Fri day evening for place and timing for a perfect performance and was to be preceded by a specially ar ranged band concert directed by Mr Kopecky heyseize will be turned over to Russia In return Russia will pay food coal oil and other natural products to the western allies equivalent in value to threefifths of the reparations she gets from them 4 Truman Attlee and Stalin reaffirmed their sup port of the new provisional gov ernment at Warsaw and officially look cognizance of Its promise to hold free and unfettered elec tions as soon as possible They said any final fixing of Polands bound aries with Germany would have to await the peace settlements but subject to that they agreed on a tentative border This gives Poland virtually all the German provinces ot Pomer ania and Silesia and a big chunk of Brandenburg Poland also gels the southern twothirds of East Prussia the northern 3rd with the pity of Koenigsberg going to Russia This is intended to com pensate Poland for the loss of much of her prewar eastern ter ritories to Russia as formally agreed at the big 3 Yalta confer ence 6 months ago 5 War big 3 re affirmed their intention to bring German war criminals to swift and that disclosed Friday The 20th air force announced that every important harbor in the home islands and the entire coast line of Korea to within 21 miles of Russia have been mined by Superforts and that enemy ship ping has been cut to a shadow There are now no major ship ping lines ports or harbors re maining that offer safety to Jap anese shipping the announce ment The Japanese are so desperate that they have been forced to re sort to still another suicide meth small craft through mined waters to clear the way for larger ships The 20th estimated that many hundreds of thousands of tons of critical Japanese shipping have been destroyed by mines naval vessels or loss of their sorely needed the 4month blockade Other official reports told of fiery desolation of the big ship building center of Nagasaki un challenged strikes around Nagoya and Kobe at factories and air fields and the air blows that hit 91 enemy vessels including at least 5 warships Tokyo radio said American planes ivere back ovec again Friday with 100 Mustangs and a small number of Super fortresses attacking in Ihe Tokyo area for an hour and a half this morning and in 9 prefectures sur rounding the capital area The broadcast said they attacked in 2 waves 15 minutes apart From an American carrier an Associated Piess dispatch told of marine flyers in training for their assigned sup port for troops landing on Japan itself In a censordelayed account the dispatch from an American escort flattop disclosed that a new marine air group The Beachbus ters already had used Japanese sure justice and promised the first list of defendants would be published before Sept 1 G Southeastern controls for exaxis satellites Ro mania Bulgaria and Hungao which are dominated by Russia are to be revised from the war time basis on which they orig inally were set up One of the big problems has been for the western allies to find out what is going an in those countries Buy your War Bonds Stamps from your GlobeGazette carrier hoy dress Sunday afternoon Six huge megaphones will be used to insure perfect reception from stage to randstand according to Sid Hal ord who was supervising the work Carnival men were setting up concessions stands and rides one of which will be the Spit Fire one of only in the countryThis is the first time the 810000 ride has been brought to Clear Lake Larry Griswold star of thoj aquatic events scheduled Friday Saturday and Sunday evening j practiced his famous dives while I testing the diving board before the grandstand being completed I by laborers With Griswold wasj Cid Canale aquatic comedian who signed a contract Friday morning to appear in the water events Canale played Governors Days here last year and was well received The AllAmerican Quartette 4 lovely girl swimming champions who will appear individually and with Griswolds trampoline act were resting at the Rogers hotel preparatory to the rehearsal Fri day afternoon for the evenings show The quartet includes Mar j ion Mittlocher Phyllis Bumell and j Doris Dieskow and Polly Wesner all of Chicago Included in the afternoon re ol KORCA Mjita QVi JSHIXOKU JAPAN taul KfVSHU Jrf held Pagan in the northern Ma rianas boring realistically through antiaircraft fire to practice foi the future invasion of Nippon This was the latest picture of the mounting air offensive as pieced together frcyn official com muniques and advices of spokes men More than 100 army Mustangs from Iwo swarmed on Nagoya and Kobe on Honshu Thursday noon rocketing and strafing airfields factories railroad trains and small by General Spaalz of the U S army strategic air forces They followed up historys greatest air assault by 820 ot Spaatz Superforts in the pre dawn which heaped heavy damage on i Honshu cities and a Tokyo bay oil center at a cost of one B29 and damage to 0 others Wednesday more than 250 Oki nawabased bombers and fighters of the far east air forces followed by a 500plane raid the day before to churn to new heights the in ferno started on western Kyushu at the shipbuilding center of Nagasakirepotred Friday from Manila by General MacArthur The latest and final account of Mondays devastating sweep by British and American carrier planes from Tokyo west to Mai ziru added48 more enemy ships smashed including one destroyer sunk 2 destroyers and a destroy er escort Fri day in a communique of Admiral Nimitz 36 Points Nciv York Mundl 28 has just presented her soldier husband with 36 girls and a boy The healthy triplets were born Wednesday night Their father Sft Frederick Mundt of the Bronx was sent to Germany with occupation forces INCREASE LIST OF ADVANCE B29 eye symbois locate cities that have been listed as future B29 targets including 8 new ones added to a list previous ly announced by 20th air force Bombburst symbols locate 6 cities on the original list of advance targets that have already been hit by the Superforts Announce New Train Chicago Sunday a nexv day passenger train the Des Moines Limited will oper ate between Chicago Rock Island and Des Moines Rock Island rail road officials announced Thurs day The train will leave Chicago daily at a m and reach Rock Island at p m and Des Moines at p m ;