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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 10, 1940, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME R H isr KCM A A OEPT of IOWA DCS MOJNES HOME EDITION THE THAT MAKIS ALL IOWANS NIIGHIOU PAPEB ASSOCIATED PBESS AND OWn MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT N0264 2 WHO TOSSED BODYFROMCAR ARE CAPTURED Prison Fugitives Wound Police Chief and Kidnap Farmer OILTON Okla flVTwo prison fugitives who hurled the shottorn body of a woman clad in red from their speeding automobile wounded Oiltons police chief and kidnaped a farmer were held Sat urday as officers hunted a motive for the womans death The gunmen Bill Hall 25 and Joe Lovelace 24 surrendered to highway patrolmen west of here Wednesday nfeht after a ruanin sun tight Hall had been five times Bill Glimp of Drumright the farmer hostage had a flesh wound in one leg Patrolmen mistook him for one of the fugitives Sheriff L L Fisher said Love lace declared the slain woman whom he identified as Jeanne Culp 30 Asher Okla was thrown from the car because she seemed to be dead and Hall complained that her body interfered with his driving As they drove through Oilton following a pistolshotgun duel in which Police Chief Ben D Clark was critically wounded Lovelace said he noticed the woman was badly hit He contended Fisher sa hat he did not know who shot her nor did he account for her presence in the car Clark and Constable C I Ir win hunting three men who robbed an Oilton restaurant Sheriff Tim Phalen and Depu ty Sheriff E C Kudej got their man in the wee hours of the morning but he wasnt very tough x For several mornings neigh bors in the vicinity of the Ma son City Air Activities airport had noticed a car parked in a lonely spot nearby Sylven Sl But Did Man Get Job BERBERA Hugelen manager of the air port had noticed it also After a few mornings of this an uneasiness began to grow among fliers and farmers alike concerning the meaning of the strange car That was when Sheriff Phalen was called into action With his deputy he went out to investi They Prefer Jail to Russia V V 1M r gate Sheriff Phalen crept up on one side of the car and Deputy Kudej on the other They opened the two doors oE the coupe si multaneously and found a mu sician practicing on a saxophone When he had stopped trem olmg the musician who came here to try out with the Bobby Gnggs band explained that he drove out into the country each morning o practice so as not to disturb anyone band is travel mg all of the time the fliers and farmers near the Mason City AnActivities airport have not heard whether the saxo phone player joined the band or not but he isnt practicing near the airport anymore Where Bombs Fall SCOTLAND The officers leaped to the run ning boards A pointblank shot gun charge knocked Clark to the pavement Irwin emptied his pistol mto the car fell off as it sped away The body of the attractive red haired young woman was found on a business street a short time later Undertaker J D Hurley said she was shot twice at close range with a shotgun one charge entering her left thigh and the other her left I breast Speding southward over a country road the gunmen took another car from Earl Williams OiUon Later near Drumright they kidnaped Glimp and com mandeered his 11yearold au tomobile The Negro was gone when the fugitives reached Glimps farm and Lovelace told Fisher he ap parently jumped out of the car after the Oilton gunfight Forcing Glimp to replace the wounded Hall behind the wheel the gunmen speeded As they crossed the Cimarron riv er bridge near Perkins they were challenged by Highway Patrol men John Boyd and J R Butler After a short chase the car was stopped Glimp darted out and was shot in one leg Hall and Lovelace came out with their hands high Hall who escaped from the Oklahoma slate prison at 3Ic Alesler last July 7 while serv ing a 10year term for burglary from Shawnce was taken to a SI ill water hospital His cttndiiion was reported critical Lovelace who on July 26 fled the Nebraska state prison farm at Genoa where he was doing five years for forgery from Lincoln was placed in jail at Stilhvatcr Fisher said Lovelace relalcd that he and Hall planned the rcMaurant robbery leaving the woman in a field before the holdup and back for her afterward as crew members of ships jumped the and made their way to Maine Willkie Claims Unhampered iVvli i GOVERNORS DA Y Public Discussion Right Commitments With Demo Administration SPRINGS coio Ls the republican nominee Wendell L Willkie wants no advance commitments and im dersiandings with the democratic administration regarding foreign policy and claims an unhampered vialif right of public discussion policy of such The chief executive ana con gress must bear their appropriate responsibilities and the candi date for the presidency of the United States should reserve to himself an unhampered right of public discussion IVillkie said m a statement The nominee issued the state ment late Friday after telling his press conference thft unnamed pelsons had approached him re cently with suggestions that I enter into certain commitments concerned with the foreign policy of the United States provided the ad ministration would take certain positions thereto Some of the persons Willkie said stated they did not reprc t A i i Polite Boy Refusing to Take Bath lice NEW YORK IPj ok a po quell 12 o LW UU year old David Hcrshkowitz tium over his mot that he take a bath David really put on a show alks from all around his east de neighborhood came to watch he spectacle of a husky lad stand U r lre ing to his mother 1 II take a jump tC the ani shout me alone Somebody called the cops Two patrol cars answered and out of Edwaid of th v yieldecl at sight of the and took his bath KT AJ1ES growers from all parts of Iowa exhibited thencn nes at the Eleventh nual state gladiolus show an 50Vt Irif bfraal CuricrT Saturday Noon as Clouds Dim Program Fifly persons attended an formal luncheon honoring Gov George A Wilson at the Nortl Shore Country club Saturdaj noon as Clear Lakes Governors clay and water festival celebration got under way under lowciin clouds Dr A B Phillips mayor 0 Clear LaUe W H Ward presi dent of the Clear Lake Commer cial club and other committee members were hosls Among the guests were Willis G C Bagley Mason City treasurer of state Senator A J Shaw Pocahontas ami state Representatives Jen Thompson Rolfe F O Hocum w nocum Newell and William Krusc Rock HHJT uiu nuu sent the administration while others left their status in doubt U llw Weather jjifbuiii national situation are well known As to specific executive or islative proposals I do not think H appropriate for me to enter into advance commitments and under Willkie added that if any re sponsible administration spokes man wanted to take a public po sition on foreign policy Willkie might on appropriate occasions comment thereon lie pre viously expressed willingness to reply lo President Roosevelt on any question the chief executive ask him IOWA Mostly cloudy occa sional rain Saturday night m central and cast Sunday be coming fair ivest Sunday after noon warmer west Saturday night cooler northwest and ex treme west Sunday MINNESOTA Mostly cloudy occasional rain Saturday night and east portion Sunday becom ing fair ivest Sunday warmer They met the Negro when they ent back for the woman he added He wanted to come along with us and he had a shotgun so we took him Fisher quoted the tu gitive BULL SMASHES CAR WALAHALLA S C Bauknight parked his auto near the home of a farmer returned a short time later to see it being smashed to pieces by a ferocious bull The bulls ire was aroused by the sight of his image in the cars headlights Bauknight said LEGION UILL CONVENE HIBBING Minn OlR state American Legion leaders met in business sessions Saturday as linal preparations were made tor lie Legions annual convention Sunday through Wednesday The republican nominee recalled ToK11 electee m 1912 had declined to enter any agreements with Herbert Hoover then chief executive I Willkie said that while there was some doubt about the wisdom of President Roosevelts postelection position men no one could doubt the correctness of that position IN MASON CITY statis I Maximum Friday s Minimum Friday niirht fi At 8 a m Saturday e YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum WEEKLY FORECAST ford Women attending the two day festival lunched simultaneously at the Lake Shore hotel headquar ters for the honored guests and also registration headquarters The afternoon program included a band concert by the Clear Lake municipal band sailboat races a birhng exhibition by nationally known log rollers and a ride around the lake in a speedboat un the evening program was a O clock dinner card at the Lake Shore hotel and dancing at the Surf ballroom Sunday mornings program in eludes sailboat races an aut n trip around the lake at 10 o clock and time off to attend church services at 11 oclock Governor Wilson will hold a re ception at the reviewing stand on the akc shore at L30 oclock Sunday afternoon to be followed by sailboat races races for class A and B outboard motorboats and an unlimited outboard event Bil For the upper Mississippi valley Frequent shower periods 1 peraturc slightly above normal A gettogether at the Lake Nazi Pre V B Shore hotelal 5 oclockSunday evening will close the celebration Grundy Center Theater Destroyed by Flames GHUNDY CENTER Fire destroyed ihe new Grundy theater here Fnday with a loss estimated John Marshall the operator at Sl000 The 35 year old buildino was modernized three years ago FR AIDES COOL IN COMPROMISE TALK ON DRAFT Barkley Declares Maloneys Substitute Would Not Succeed By JACK BELL istr tion leaders VP Admin turned a cold ti shoulder Saturday to talk of compromise in the senate over conscription Senator Barkley of Kentucky the democratic floor leader ex pressed the opinion to reporters that conception and voluntaiy en listments could not be linked suc fight n such a m as that offered by Senator Maloney D Conn as a substilut t BmKeWadsworth bill would require the registration of all men from 21 through 30 as would the Burke nadsworth biH but he would draft until Jan 1 while voluntary enlistments were sought If nese enlist did not fill the armys qnpta be orderea enlistments totaled 23 m June and 31958 in July a peacetime record The armys strength was 270183 on July 31 and will be brought to 3 a1 as quickly as possible Maloney said his proposal ap peared to be attracting increasing support despite administration opposition and the reluctance o conscription opponents to asree that the draft might be needed while the nation was at peace V One of the latter group Sen ator Xye KIV said he wasi willing to have men from 21 through 30 registered in or der to have the draft machinery ready if war came but could see no reason for abandoning Ihe traditional American peace time policy of voluntary enlist ments AS He predicted that supporters vould find it necessary to com iromise the BurkeWads worth bill before they could obtain sen ite approval This view was echoed in pri by one administration slrale ist who said he had no doubt that omc sort of conscription bill vould be voted by the chamber ie said it was touch and go lowover whether he Maloney roposal or some similar compro mise would be adopted The senate will resume debale n the BurkeWadsworlh measure Monday after a weekend recess The discussion began Friday in a inse session LOOK INSIDE FOR arm Bureau Group lans Meeting on uesday Evening CLARKSV1LLE The Butler ownship Farm Bureau members meet at the Lawrence Kim nil home on Tuesday evening Motion pictures will be shown y County Agent Wayne Tvicr Irs Y G Wesscls chairman of ie 4H Girls clubs of the county HI address the meeting and arm Poppen wil give a talk on The Duty of Voting On the committee on arranHe enfs are C C Green and A O uhs A lunch will be served JAMES A FARLEY Takes Export Job in CdcaCola Company PAGE 2 Worth County Fair to Open at Northwood PAGE 8 Espinosa Benefit Game Is Set for Monday PAGE NaziSwiss Trade Pact Is Signed BERN Switzerland mg of a GermanSwiss trade agreement was announced Satur day in which Germany agreed to supply Switzerland with coal for the countrys biggest XVnriV fVirt f CUDAHir STARTS FOR AMERICA British Press Stresses Calling Envoy Home for Belgian Statement LONDON W J0hn Cudaliy U S ambassador to Belgium whc created a sensation in London by advocating thatthe United States iced nazioccupied countries left by plane for Lisbon Saturday en route to the United States to which he had been called home o report to President Roosevelt London newspapers w h i c h have been attacking Cudahy bit terly for the remarks he made in a recent interview headlined the news of his recall and reprimand Friday by the state department The Daily Mail Saturday quot ed Cudahy as saying I do not re tract one word from what I said ihe ambassador told he Asso ciated Press Friday night that invc no comment to make The Daily Mail saict Cudaliy as serted undue publicity had been given his remarks He had said Belgium and oilier Germanoccupied territories now blockaded by the Briiish navv would face famine this winter ff they did America not receive food from He also commented BERLIN nazi press took a rosy view Saturday of Ger manys winter food prospects but was less confident about occupied lands over which it said Ger many could not be expected to be too greatly concerned Jjlc PaPcrs said an adequate food supply Germany is as suicd and that even the Balkan ciops while not record break ers avc morc suffj feco the southeast re leased by the Rumanian Institute which said HJL CUlllllldllCI favorably on the conduct of Hi German army of occupation Turner Confers With Willkie and Pledges Support to Nominee COLORADO SPRINGS Colo Wendell L Willkie republi can presidential nominee dis tloscd Saturday thai former Go Dan Turne his ranks Tlimer is vciy s WjJlke said After a conference Friday with Turner and Fay Williams an Iowa farmer Willkie told a press con ference that tlje former Iowa gov ernor had been very complimen tary regarding the results of his conference with a group of farm Iowa has joined for me AERIAL BLOWS ARE TRADED IN EUROPE AFRICA Fascist Forces Progress to Possibly Decisive Fight in Somaliland BULLETIN ROME iroofs hive passed Adueins in their drive toward he coast of British Somaliland the high command announced Saturday in a com munique reporting also the bombine of Berbera capital and chief port of the Briiish colony and damajre a British battle ship By UNITED PRESS It n61 Brilain Germany and italy traded aerial blows in Eur ope and Africa Saturday as fascist lorces moved toward a possible decisive battle against the British n Somaliland On the European front German war planes again bombed many areas in the Briiish Isles sweeping down over southeast England to machmegun important objectives workmen at one town drop bombs that the British said fell chiefly in country sectors Ihe German raids beginning dur ing the night were on a scale and many places were at lacked resulting in casualties he nazi high command near don as among the places bombed In return the Germans ad mitted British bombers ranged over northern France the nazis claimed their were Jnefleciive In Africa slill heavier aerial blows uere reported while Brit ish forces were said to lc di ems in alonjr the hills soulh Berbera eapifal of Somaliland to stand off Italian columns ad vtncfar from the desert area and possibly alonj Vhc coast from the port of Zcila Pously occupied by he n r gypl 5t In addition the British said I 1 orce through Somalilanti and bases in Eritrea ad thiopia Direct hits were reporl d scored by the British on the ran rfas ot Massawa and on ots and air fields in the Maia Dnga sector ot Ethiopia At Rome where Premier Bc et artrf 1IUJ llis war bi ef acted on various war meas communSJ rfleS porl Berbera bee ombed one ship and two air Plancs bcfns hit Italian Berbera occupied It was added if On the Egyptian coast ihe lisl ns reported they had bombed the larsa Matruh railroad station and ritish concentrations at Sidi Ba aerial attacks on alum African objectives were escribed by Rome as ineffec In the far cast the in f T ri n Bucovina ciuaed io per cent of the Human ian wheat crop 38 per cent of bar ley o3 per cent of rye and 23 per cent of cornenough to have sup plied Germanys import needs While emphasizing Germanys werc not opumistie aoout the occupied countries par toilarly the low countries and ranee which they said were be ing pinched by the British block aoe Germanys first obligation to Hie Press asserted hile Germany will be actuated i oy humanitarian motives to some degree she cannot be expected to POnrPrn 4 fought many and now face want because they have ruined neglected or deserted their own farms This stand was emphasized in a German broadcast addressed to the United States and heard Sat urday by CBS in New York in which the nazi propagandist known as Okay suggested Brit am could avert i serious food shortage without aiding Germany by relaxing of the continent After referring 0 a recent British statement that sending Hml would relieve Hitler of the necessity of supply ing lke relief to the people of the countries he has occupied he then said save the friends of former friends of England whom England her self now wants to destroy bv famine in England has the righl to speak of Ihe necessity on ihe part of Hitler to supply relief lo the people of u lias who in the world ever expected a victor lo provide iii cnermcs or former enemies wilhj is no necefsi could expect liitler foH OL out occi ontal influence hailing the uiti ini tiSh from a advance getting no response to their suggestions that American ma rines abo be withdrawn Japan ese authorities were expected in Shanghai to follow up the Briti gestures toward appeasement of Japan by seeking to take over Ihr large British defense sector of e Internationa settlement which would put Japanese marines ad hcre aPPeared to be the beginning of a press campaign fiE patch to the newspaper Y0 miuri from French charged that a grange Amerkan official named Reed had been at tempting to interfere with JjTn for with IndoChina IlS disPatcl apparently Jf disrupt ;