Mason City Globe Gazette Newspaper Archives

- Page 1

Issue Date:
Pages Available: 14

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, August 13, 1940

Get Access to These Newspapers Plus 2.17+ Billion Other Articles

OCR Text

Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 13, 1940, Mason City, Iowa HIST MCU ABT DEPT or IOWA cow OES UOl HES 1 A NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HOME EDITION THAT ALL NORTH IOWANS MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT SEEK 3 YOUTHS Torpedo Attracts Attention of F R OF WRIGHT JAIL ZERO HOUR IOWA NATIVE TO TAKE POSITION IN OAR FALLS New Head Prominent m Executive Work of Detroit Schools CEDAR Mal colm Price Iowa born and Iowa educated but for the past 11 years identified in important exe cutive capacity with the public school system of Detroit Mich has been selected to succeed Or val Raymond Latham who died last month as president of Iowa Teachers college at Cedar Falls Announcement of his selec tion and acceptance was made luesday afternoon by Miss Anna B Lawther of Dubuque chairman of the faculty com imltee of the stale board of education The appointment will become effective on Sept f Doctor Piice who was born at Carroll on July 6 1893 received his bachelor of arts degree from Cole11 Mount Vernon in 1918 In 1928 he qualified for a masters degree at the University of Iowa and in 1929 he was award ed a doctors degree from Iowa majoring in educational adminis tration and supervision Mrs Price formerly Mary Nebr but she too was graduatec from Cornell college in 1919 with took seyera DOCTOR MALCOLM PRICE I S T C Chief Hie tniivei She taught in high schools Omaha and Stoux Falls The Prices have two chiidren Nancy Jane 15 and John Day ISmonths old The new Iowa Teachers college president went to Detroit in Sep tember 1929 as administrative as sistant to Charles L Spain deputy superintendent of schools Since 19H he has served as director oC personnel under Supt Frank Cody He has also had charge of the site and school building pro gram for the system which in cludes a personnel of some 10 000 than 7000 of them teachers Only this week the oppor tunity for further advancement m executive responsibility in the Detroit school system came to Doctor Price but he chose to return to his native state for the position which he regards as possessing a challenge unsur passed in the entire field of teacher education Mr Price lived his first H years at Carroll Then his father a building contractor moved t Newton where the son was grad uated from high school in ID 14 After his graduation from Cor nell college in 1913 he served ij the army rising to a second lieu tenancy in the machine eui branch of the senice To obtain a practical fo science teaching in high school b worked lor two years as a com inerciai chemist in Chicago atfe lhe army Hc was married After teaching in the high school at Harrisburg S Dak was made superintendent and served for four years during the summers of which hc did gradual work at Iowa In 1927 he entered upon his resident work for his advanced degrees at Iowa City combining a research assistantship an teaching with his studies Sensing the need for adminis trative experience on the lare scale he accepted an offer from the Detroit school system in 1919 after receiving his doctorate in preference to the school superin lendencies which wcrc open to him His rise has been rapid since His father N A Price died several years ago His mother lives with a brother K L Price in Sioux Falls S Dak N D Pricean other brother resides in Portland Ore Mrs A H Meyer of Brenda is his only sister mi M J Nclson dean the college has been serving as acting dav president since the deth of Dr y Think Nazi Blitz to Be in 3 Days BERN Switzerland eign military attaches in Switzer land the last neutral left m western Europe generally T11eday that an attempted German blitzkriegon Britain may come any timewithin the next T hours They savy in Tuesdays air raids against Dover and the German claim of ancontrol over the point where the English channel is nar rowest the longexpected move exposed runs ti nfft I to German longrange RECORDED AS SUICIDE ST PAUL death ol Edward Olmschenk 30 was re corded as suicide at the county coroners office Tuesday His body Mas found in his automobile with a piece of garden hose run ning from the exhaust pipc Reports that could not be con firmed here were current in these quarters hat 40mile Ger around Calais and Dunkerque already had bejrun Jayinjr down a barrage behind Although neutral observers took both London and Berlin com muniques describing their respee losses with much salt they laid the Germans now have the peak of their prein vasion air attacks against Ports mouth and Dover The next move expected here is mass attack by dive bombers or main military airports and emergency landing fields This attack they said was to be evpccted a few hours before or possibly simultaneous with the ist fast movement of mine Jy the by Boyj Throw Ammonia Into Face of Wife of Sheriff Wilson Three young des peradoes who broke out or Wi ght county jail here Mond by throwing ammonia into fe0t Mrs Rw E II n c wove hunted Ihioughout north Iowa Tuesday Airs Wilson Tuesday was re ported fo be suffering from shock as the result of her ex perience wcrc Sieved to we stolen a car belonging to M Irazier Hoimes farmer and later abandoned it in a ditch near of of its license plates anri lustration Plates the car were numbered 993613 if The escaped youths are Harold Keough 18 Clarion Gordon For i88 gfs J ames yei 18 Ottumwa The three fujltives overpow ered Mrs Wilson when he opened the jail door to admit 0vi escaped from the T fi school at Eldora on 54lnwere recaptured lu irfo Wrfght ail inconnectwp with s fnd entering of an oil station at Eagle Grove Last Thursday hey waived a preliminary SEES PROGRESS FOR DEFENSE Roosevelt Completes Inspection Tour on hannel guarded spceoboats nnd Over the last weekend ihc odds of Britains chances of de fcndmr herself successfully a midAueust offensive dropped again here lo 5050 Previous 6040 were base on Germany s delay in launchin an offensive Information reaching foreign d were bound fo jurjf Bond was set at for each Aged Muscatine Man Hit by Auto Dies WUliam isber e deily jught watchman at ic Roach and Mussciplant here died Tuesday in a hospital of in juries suffered when struck by m automobile Monday evenin Police said that Donald Bliven 5o tte ieDOLted to them that he was the driver of the car caec that while British RAF bombing more accurate than the Ger ITAUANFORCES TAKE ADADLEH Battle for Berbera m British Somaliland Reported Under Way caPjtaI chief Somaliland have Adadleh at the foot of Edging their Ob Sea 3n communique claimed Tues that of the he veen ine mountain raises in middle coast and the Dispatches placed the fighting scribed as noarinjr clinax in mscorched stretches oulh of Berbera 40 DUTIES ARDUOUS CHICAGO threeman regency directed publication of the Chicago Daily News Tuesday and the name of Secretary of the Navy Knox was dropped from he editorial page publisher and editor Knox prin cipal stockholder in the News told directors last week that hij cabinet duties were too arduous to allow any time to the paper LOOK INSIDE FOR WASHINGTON Hoosevelt returned lo fhe white iiouse Tuesday from an inspection tour of defense projects in New England where he expressed a conviction that the national pre paredness program though not fully under way was malting pro gress That was the way lie appraised the defense program in a chat with reporters at the end of an inspection of defense projects from a corner of Maine to New London Conn The inspection four ended Mon day night at New London with signs pointing to his starting an other before the week the maneuvers ot tlie first army in upstate New York The trip hod supplied himwith evioence in New England he said of the speeding up of the intricate processes of turning dol lars into guns warships sub marines and torpedoes It showed him too expanding facilities for training recruits to man and oper war equipment iVIi Roosevelt touched every New England state except Ver mont on his trip He stopped Sat urday at the Portsmouth N H navy yard actually in ma at the Boston nivv vav r7 Watcrtown Mas armyarsenSu He ciuised and fished Sunday otf Massachusetts He Monday on submarines and the loipedoes which are their damaging weapon British Warn Crescendo Yet to Come in Nazi Air Raids By UNITED PRESS Rival claims LONDON 1Jltl uice oiittsti ri day s bag ot German planes as aiid ing Unofficial figures gave losses Sunday 65 British announcements Altenburger Is Iowa Socialists Candidate for Gubernatorial Post WThe social n SS candidate governor jn the November election will be Herman Altenburger 55 Ankeny Party disclosed uesday Robert Marsha partys newly elected state sec retary who made the announce Faorr revealed that Mrs n Conrad member of the Gunnel college faculty WOUM be lie socialst candidate for Hcu tenant governor ADMIRAL HART Due in Shanghai to Back Marine Proposal PAGE 2 Palo Alto Fair to Open at Emmetsbure STATE PAGE Cars to Zoom at North Iowa Fair SPORTS PACK The Weather FORECAST y cloudy lo cal thundershowers Tuesday nifflu and Wednesday continued arm ers extreme south Wednesday IN MASON CITY Monday Minimum Monday night At 8 a m Tuesday YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum slatis SB THINK GUNS SHELL ENGLAND World Veterans Believe Fragments From Blast Come From Big Guns By DAN CAMPBELL SOMEWHERE ON THE ENG LISH SOUTHEAST COAST UR war veterans who know about shell fire said Tuesday that German guns across the English channel may have been shelling Britain xviih longrange artillery i series of plosions late Monday when no planes were about this correspondent personally picked up a IarBe Piece of steel which appeared to be the nose of a shell Var erans living in the neighbor hood insisted thai their homes reduced to wreckage had been destroyed by shcllfire One of the fragments which I picked up had threads on one side and while gunnery officers could not say whether it was a shell or a bomb fragment there was strong belief that it was a shell fragment I picked it up on a hillside a few reet from where a woman nurse and a man had been killed High quarters in both London and Berlin denied that German guns had shelled Britain from the French side of the The explosions which occurred before we found shell fragments aparently were not connected with earlier air raids on this port They lore away the anrffl r and the roofs of rnjr houscs wcrc peppered with what appeared to have been artillery shrapnel Windows within a half explosions First reports were that tluee rour persons had been killed 12 wounded in what Big Scale Combat Fought Behind Low Clouds in Britain GERMANY TRIES TO RUIN PORTS R R FACILITIES Strategy Following Same Tactics as in Poland West Europe By LOUIS P LOCHNER Ti sisns poiiited Tuesday to an early zcra lour ota nazi offensive against Eng and with its climax an attempt to land German troops on the British lo anybody who observed Ocrman tactics in Puland Nor way and western Europe it is Perfectly clear that Germany is Win irymg to bring maximum destruction to railways airports naval harbors industrial plants and gasoline tanks before order ing her troops lo move The thunder of scores of motors and the crashes of several planes told the slorv to ground observers although the clouds hid most of the fighting It was the climax lo the third successive day or power as sault and again on Sunday and were usingr from 400 to 600 Planes From Berlin and neutral Switzerland too came predic tions lhat the zero hour for ac tual invasion xvas approaching AI one southwest port einly luesday evening a flaming fight er spiralled into the sea at a vil lage six miles away a German bomber clashed with two dead and one captured Air raid warnings were in elfect over a wide area embracing in land gunnery ot them within half a mile of where big Dornicr bomber crashed These mobile batteries and troop n tint ih silenced Onh 1 i r mis has been Jirgfelv eel us the hazardous task of ndiiig troops likely to be tackled German bombers set trcmend us ires storehouses and houses in an attack Tues ay on Ihe harbor of Walsend be wecn Newcastle and South northeast ews Gcrman ews agency reported Declaring that since Monday the ntish airfonc flyers are seek o avod fights informed German ources said the tactics lo force them into combat or sJc having heir airports hangars nd shops destroyed and plane emoiied on the ground official German news the East Church s Six hangars according to ency aft batteries silenced sasolinp inks gnitcd by heavy bomb 1 iipitfnes destroyed on the I 12 barrage balloons had bcen some cvi deuce indicated bursts Veterans of the great war the scene said that there were at least four explosions and tha at the time no planes were in the air hey believed that Germans across the channel may have been experimenting with bat enes which they were reported to have installed on the French coast especially near Calais af ter collapse of French resistance Nazis Claim British Lost 16 Planes in 2 Raids on Aaiborg BERLIN UR The official reiinan news agency DNB said that in two raids on Aaiborg Denmark Tuesday the Brits royal air force lost 16 planes The British lost 11 planes if the first raid when 12 planes attacked aid It claimed British Bombs Started 20 Fires in Holland Vazi Sources Report K AP Via bombs started twenty ires in a densely populated area Amsterdam Monday night One erson was killed and many in ured Outside of Amsterdam two eisons were killed when a bomb it a women s dental home The air fight still vas ton timumr early Tuesday mKlif the agency sail with new waves of German bombers and riivc uombnrs again and again roar mr over the British coasts in the lae summer twilight Almost every wave it said con lams tight wedges of highflying bombers escorted by swift mobile Messerschmill fighters and des troyer planes So effective are these flyins wedges DNB declared that they have broken through the British defenses and apparently have not been compelled once to veer off before reaching their objectives Earlier in tlir day it had been announced tliat air battles were waging over Portsmouth Alder shot and other points over the English Channel and elsewhere as the Germans soiiRhl to homb miiifary targets I Exact figures on plane loses at me moment were not available but he Germans insisted in gen era that their losses were Jight and those of the British heavy a German bomber raid on the larbor of Walsend between New castle and South Shields DNB said numerous high explosive and ncendiary bombs caused wide spread fires in storehouses and warehouses Five minutes after the missiles fell the agency said a terrific denonation was heard British chasers and antiaircraft batteries trying to repel the be oredawn nazi raiders were un able to prevent the attack or even nflict damage DNB declared U said fierce air battles devel pmg over the channel and alone the coasl cost the British a great number of chasers as German fliers succeeded in breaking1 through aerial defenses 0 bomb previously designated targets coast to several miles inland On ew tyjie Barricades aesigned to block invaders and yet fo Permit swift movement of de fendmg troops are being erected mere were indication fhnl 400 to 600 German planes we e involved in Tuesdays luftwaffe anwar about the same scale s Sunday and Mon beparate accounts told of group after group of fifty A few casualties some fatal were officially admitted The authorized accounts how ever stressed the damage done by the British Spitfire and Hurricane fighter defenders One squadron of Spitfires it was stated chased a large forma on of DonncL bombers across the channel toward franco and damaged at least five Another engaged more than ill above the Kentish coasl A British flying officer was de clared to have attacked four Ger man bombers one after the other the rear gunner in two i and seeing thick clouds of pouring from a third as it lived crippled toward the sea Over the Thames estuary thr waterway to London two dozen Dorniers in ftt vedc lormation attacked by a SpUfircsThe official t who already had shot down l German planes saw the kUH r hc hild d jump out Repoits from 010 southeast coast town said at least six Germin Planes were shot down off twn Points in that area Ominous undertones to thp dav of aerial struggle were continued jeports trickling belatedly through the censor of the reported shelling by longrange cannon Monday of one southeast coastal town House holders weic unanimous in their boof uwt shells not bombs laiiaed damage lo houses How over nuthorilies said there was no confirmation at all of the re Ported cannonade The Germans by British MO drove their strongest wave Tuesday across an go mile path way from the Thames estuary to the Sussex coast of southern Ire llnd th and the n h all but and and the neu was expressed completed its familiar for direct assault invasion at actual sibly towns anri counlrv ;