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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 22, 1940, Mason City, Iowa I Lou Af r lA H IOWAS Y PAPER OR THE HOME THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEICHIOJIS MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST 22 1940 HOME EDITION MASON CITY THE k SPOT A PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS atAliUK ONE JJy4 BIG BERTHAS SHELL BRITISH SHIPS Grand Finale to Fair Will Be Thursday Nieht ERNIE YOUNGS REVUE IS SMASH H1TINPROGRAM Fireworks Circus Acts and Other Features in Concluding Events Another throng tiled through the gates at the North Iowa fail Thursday for the final days pro gram which included a thrill repertory of daring feats in the afternoon and Ernie Youngs Re vue in the evening Youngs colorful rhythmic re vue witt appear in the grand finale program starting at 8 eclock Thursday evening fol lowed by fireworks With appetites whetted for new sensations by the crashes of an airplane and several cars in the Wednesday afternoon race pro gram the final afternoon crowd flowed into the grandstand for Crash Collins and his troupe of Super Thrill Aces Such daring acts as a Tbone crash and the rolling of a car completely over by another were what the crowd came to see They also came to watch Haiiis break a fiamin board wall with his head as he roars down the straightaway on the radiator of a car traveling a mile a minute Harris also was on the program for a slide for life fi riding ohtherear bumper of a car until it of burn Debate Conscription in Corridor Broad jumps oy car and jump ing cars over others by means of were among other acts of the troupe Musical entertainment before he program got under way was provided by the Nora Springs high school band Center of attention Thursday morning was the sale of more than 100 baby beeves which got under way at 0 oclock with representatives of packing houses nn North Iowa and Southern Minnesota as well as local businessmen bidding on the prize stock Rating high with audiences for three nights Ernie Youngs Re vue was expected to draw a rec ord throng in the grandstand and bleachers Thursday night when Hs grand finale program will be presented The that practically packed the grandstand for the auto races Wednesday afternoon got more than the menu provided in thrills when cracked up and smashed into the fence or were stalled in the track The big event off the after noon when an airplane was to take off and land on a moving automobile ended in a crash as he pilot saw he ivas unable to get enough lift to clear the wires on the east end of the tracfc When a few feet off the ground on the north side of the track Capt Don Voge the pilot turned his plane to the right into the track landing on the right wing and the propeiler The plane stopped and nosed into the ground before it reached the crowd which was esti mated at 4000 persons Captain Voge climbed out of the plane unhurt and waved to the i throng The propeller was broken and the landing gear damaged rne crowd gave him an ovation as the httie red cabin monoplane was lifted back on the car and carried back in the front of the grand stand to the infield cussing the controversial measure The two in thp fnilirn i L two zrmy officers ihs Bavid A Watt military aide to the senate thclr backs the camera arc Col the war department general staff Others are itn J anU V Kcesling Jr of tor Lister Hill D Senator Burkl SV M Sena Shcppard D Tex chairman nf Ncbr coauthor of the bill Senator Morris committee andjenaior II H Schwart D champion lost control of his car when the gas line clogged and turned into the infield on the west end of the track Blinding dust almost caused fol to smash into the e Ui 113 siudbi mto jftp stalled Continental Midget Special driven by Mather But tinills didnt stop with the completion of the afternoon pro an airplane several cars Climaxing the Wednesday eve ning show Bobbie Jean Bernhardt a cannon She was the platform as usual but slipped out of the arms of her catchers as she landed She was uninjured and walked off the plat form as spry as ever Rumors however spread over the fairgrounds that Bobbie Jean was hurt A call for a doctor and the sound of the ambulance siren i in the midway a few minutes Jater increased the rumors The call for the doctor and am bulance came from the United American shows carnival acts in the west end of the grounds wheie the throng was thick after the night grandstand show Fern Siel 28 East Moline 111 and Helen Ford 18 Mayfield Ky Pjaymg in one of the girl shows of the carnival had become sud denly II They were taken to the Ked Cross first aid station in the administration building There it was stated the girls were suffering Irom ptomaine poisoning The girls told officers they be came ill after taking a drink ofI fered by another girl who had been around the show Local physicians attended the LOOK INSIDE FOR IOWAN KILLED IN ACCIDENT Car Turns End Over End 3 Times Stops 250 Feet From Highway OTTUMWA Rainbolt MOBILIZING OF GUARD PASSES IN HOUSE VOTE Measure Is Sent to Senate for Expected Prompt Acceptance WASHINGTON if Legisla tion for mobilization of 400000 national guardsmen and army re serves was approved finally by the house Thursday and sent to the senate for expected prompt ac ceptance The house accepted a report of a joint committee named to re solve differences between senate and house versions of the legisla tion which President Roosevelt had requested House action was by a voice vote The legislatiun would involve about guardsmen llti 000 reserve officers and 50000 enlisted men It would permit them to be sent any place in the western hemisphere and possessions anil territories of lie United States including the Philippine Islands The guard legislation has been considered by military men as a necessary preliminary to any soil of draft program The guard and reserve units would furnish offi cers and men for organizing and training conscripts The senate heatedly debated the draft program provided for by the U S Exports Show Gain of 35 Per Cent WASHINGTON War de mands for airplanes steel ma chinery and other vital military supplies boosted United States ex 5 pcr eent to 53273000 000 total m the first 10 months of the European conflict The commerce department re ported Wednesday that ship ments from Sept 1 1939 to June 30 1910 went in larger quanlilies to the major parts of the British empire Latin America and the Far East Gains in these territories over balanced lost markets in the coun tries occupied by Germany and blockaded by Great Britain When war products were sold in greater volume foreign custom ers cut down on tobacco fruit au tomobiles and other tials Cotton on akam Although France Italy Scan dinavia and the Mediterranean countries were open to American goods for substantial parts of the 10 month period the gain ji Brit ish purchasing made theempire he outlet for 3T2 per cent of all the goods sent abroad This pro portion was growing steadily eover and in June reached per cent Psychical Research Worker Dies at 89 nonessen exports picked up KEXSUKE IIORINOUCIU Jap Envoy Recalled in Sweeping Changes PAGE 2 First Grid Practice at High School Planned PAGE 15 IIUUUCU lllC girls and they recovered soon after being taken to the station That was the end of a day at the North Iowa fair vhal commented tvuijjj ad Martin public safety director Jf the exposition as he awaited the verdict of the doctors attend ing tiie two carnival employes Outside hundreds packed around the building eager to learn what it was all about Preceding the evening show was Top Is Paid at Baby Beef Auction Page 12 lowan Kills Himself on Excursion Boat BURLINGTON John Clif ford Dye about 28 of Cedar Rap ids reported a member of Owens Cowboys band shot 4J vljj the events looked forward to exhibitors and audience alike HANGEFFIBY OF PEPPER and lulled niht I IIIHJ the boat ncared the dock here fol lowing an excursion trip Coroner Robert o Giles announced there would be no inquest and termed i the death suicide i Nation Extensively LIU ruiiu mi tt south of here on highway 63 The ear failed to take a curve turned1 end over end three times i a pui on a love down two sign posts went its conscription bill through a fence and stopped in a unlil Tuesday hoping the senate deep ditch about 250 feet from i would act before that time the highway rim ouse commee om inated by a republicandemocratic roup favoring delay put off Rainboll Dorothy Lane 20 and Ossie Foudree about 24 were thrown clear of tile car on the highway William E Bryant i stayed with the machine until it stopped All are Ottumwans The three passengers suffered minor cuts and bruises This is the fourth motor vehicle i fatality in Wapello county this Aged lowan Struck by Car Succumbs MADRID Iowa So der 7o bachelor farmer was Killed Wednesday night when struck oy a car while walkiing on a dusty road northeast of Mad rid Coroner Harry Schrocder said the car was driven by AIvy Tor gcnscn 19 of Dcllcy Gen George C Marshall chief of staff look cognizance at a press conference of the argument made by draft opponents and others that the military lacked suf ficient equipment to train men who would be drafted under the BurkeWadsworth bill marshal said the war depart ment has plenty of material for that purpose In the senate debate Senator Holt said he was convinced that tile same group of New York fi nanciers and businessmen who ad vocated compulsory military train ing before the last war now was active in the support of the Burke ITALYCLAlS SEA SUCCESSES Cianps Paper States Fascists Aim to Drive British FromAfrica ROME high communique command asserted Thursday submarine had a i British submarine in the sunk eastern Mediterranean that t submarine had torpedoed a British destroyer unt ftaiinn air plaies had struck two of a group of British cruisers which heavily bombed Sllt OLIVER LODGE OLIVERTiGE SCIENTIST DIES Believer in Life After Death Had Claimed to Talk With Dead Sou AMESBURY Wiltshire Eug Oliver Lodge famous scientist and staunch believer in lite after death died Thursday o pneumonia contracted several days ago The great electrician physicist and psychical research worker died peacefully in his sleep in the presence of three married and two unmarried daughters and one grandson His one surviving son is in Canada The time of Lodges death was a m H furnished opportunity for a test he had longed to make to prove that ho dead can communi cate with the living Years ago he claimed that he had communicated with his son Raymond who was killed in the World war thev i interests were wide He behoved that telepathy is m ob served fact which can he ex Italian planes raided Cibrallir T Uhich cln ljc the communique SlidI andone f P imd he believed that thorn failed to return Official dispatches amplifying He communique said that in the I Til I cm t IT Wadsworlh bill The same firm f J p Morgan nttack Italia fnf two 10000 an four DOOO ton cruisers as special I targets and carried out their bom bardment in waves An article in the newspaper of Leghorn organ ot Count Galeazzo Ciano foreign minister said Thursday that Italys aim was the elimination of Great Britain from Africa Jl intimated that the next Italian drive would be against Aden but Californian Killed in Iowa Car Accident LADORA Iowa seeking engagement of con rrouiman about 40 of Lodi legislation liacl sent n is putting on the same pressure now he declared naming also the Carnegie corporation of New York as a contributor of what he called socalled paigns Holt said tit mill LIC ation of lite in the laboratory is inevitable In 1308 he startled the world bv announcing hibelieved in com munication with the dead Sir Oliver believed that the day would come when inin would con trol the weather We are only at the beginning of things and hardly civilized yet he remarked on his 79th birthday D KCSlgH as it might come it reater thnn the al that wherevc would be far lack on British Somalihmd Some military observers cx pressed belief that the next attack preparedness might come against British foice Allen L Lindlcy whom he described as one of VUI iU UL JUUI was kiled and two fellow passen gers injured in an automobile ac cident a mile west of here Wed nesday night on highwav No 6 Egypt with one Italian army striking from Ethiopia and an other from Libya letterto every member of the i new York Stock Exchange asking I contributions to finance a cam1 paign for tiie bill j rivwiiMi The West Virginia senator also I LillCAGO Rcckc celared that the social lobby is I j feller grandson of one of the nal ehinJ lhis drive I dons best known multimillion Senator Ashurst D Ariz told jrtires has indorsed economic I 1S colicagucs that if congress ap pump priming as helpful to re j Pmved covcry durYg depression ould Argentina President BUENOS AIRES dent Roberto Ortiz resigned Thurs day afternoon ifler a conference with Vice President Ramon S Castillo on reorganization of the government Ortizhas been ill for I some time and early in July hid turned over his duties to Castillo For Suez Campaign NAZI GUNS ARE CONCEALED ON FRENCH COAST Long Convoy Escapes 80 Minute Artillery Fire With Smoke Screen By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Heavy Gorman artillery opened up from concealed positions on the French toast from Boulogne to Calais and Gerhxaiv dive bombers went into action Thursday against a long British convoy threading the English channel off Dover The convoy escaped without fnim lie 80 minute ar tillery fire through a smoke screen despite churning of the waters by about 100 shells from the distant French shore It was later attacked by the dive bombers one of which was shot down The loss brought to an even I 000 the number or nazi planes which Britain couuis as certainly destroyed since Adolf Hitlers lensificd air war about the British Isles was launched June 18 The roar o the German artil lery from 20 miles distant which could be heard in London over telephone connections from the Just Practicing BERLIN German quar ters said that their longrange cannon mounted on the French side of the English channel were only practicing during Thurs day mornings bombardment of a British convoy They said that lonjrranirc cannon had been mounted on both the channel coast and the Atlantic coasl Thursday morning the Ger man sources sail runners started fardel practice in order to get the feel of their nuns They denied that the German gunners were actually bom iKirdSiiff llic British convoy as sertmg that the ISritish appar ently misconstrued the activity the longrange batteries southeast const followed i pause in the mass air attacks But the British government warned that even greater air attacks might be expected al any tme The firing started when the milelong convoy entered the biraits with protecting warships Observers estimated that it times the German batteries were sending the biff shells over from Trance at the rate of one a minute The German guns fired in bat icrics of four Every time they fired their po sitions were betrayed In crs who noted the blotches of bright flame from their cordite cntrgeK The explosions shook he ground on the English side of the channel uthoring on the Crowds be The curve on the vuitu me group southeast corner of the track o women shouting opposition to caused two accidents in the auto i compulsory military training rann i a dummy effigy of Senator Pep D Fla on the capitol i grounds in front of the senate Wednesday Members of the group said they NEW Willkie noininee conduct wh a campaign trip ttl eronn I niadc summoned Repub ositinn la National Chairman Joseph Women Assemble on Capitol Grounds to Show Draft Opposition a peacetime draft bill it o insicn sliticlilcs on this 1 n ins doctor of philosophy thesis Country that will stay forever i Chicago re shouted thai he would be YORK L I Rockefeller U4 mlhug to accept defeat for rcclcc 1 lion if thnt would assure rejection of the legislation er republican presidential receive his doctorate in ccl decided Thursday mic mtnec decided Thursday to i i lnc legislation idiict a stumping campaign TT i 7 he Weather iMan Hejd on Charge de Willkic summoned Reoub f A 7 T j illtlll J w Martin to come by plane from j Washington late Thursday to dis cuss itinerary details with him and Samuel Pryor vice chairman and eastern campaign manager FORECAST Assaulting Iowa racing program repetitions of Sundays mishaps Lcn Curry St Paul driver crashed the fence about three car lengths from the spot where Wallv kelson cracked up Sunday in the second heat The second crash of the day came when Eddie Nicholson llinf fnl caIlt1 in DBS AIOINES mWhen K neapolis driving a Lake Special 11 rfm lha1 for Miller 22 of Oden Util senmH smashed into the fence at end rfcmonsiratlon thc a bu Wcdnr niS t lllv i 11 ii night Aivimjtio me saici tney represented the congress of Mlcf on the United States ofi ed stales ofi JUbL dn W1Q rnend here to fight i From Utah Gets of the trophy dash the last j7 x Benedict Arnold Both diivcs wcreimliiirt cllt fro ls tlcP woman The car was sighty damaged1 hc A near serious misnnp otcurrcd when Al Mather Wisconsin state service is ure a preparedness meas tinier frm Utah of this and that matched dimes and cvcrytiiinsj went fine until Mdlcr nulled out his wnlli conlnining S2o The old timer the wallet and disappeared in ihe rrowd Miller told police otut trcme southeast generally fair rriday slightly cooler south MINNESOTA Generally fair Thursday and Friday cooler extreme southeast Thurs day night IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather staiis tic Msximnm Wednesday 7fi Wednesday nicht 32 Partly cloudy and Woman Hirrhh LPr cooler Thursday night occasional nilCnniKCl showers or thundorslorms ex 1 FORT DODGE ItP A man I giving his name as Richard Cos jtello of East St Louis III was I bound to the Webster cotmtv grand jury on a statutory charge Thursday morning on a plea of in nocent of an assault Tuesday night on Miss Eleanor Lysoger 2 of i Sioux City Miss Lysoger who told police I she was hitchhiking from Minne apolis to Sioux City declared she i was asaultcd by Costcllo near here j alter he had given her a in his car from somewhere north of Alsona to Fort Dodge Police picked up Costcllo here Tuesday night after Lysogcr had furnished them with the li cense mmiucr of his car Costcilo us in jnil ssnno bond j AC S a m rain YEAH AGO Thursday fit Trace SAUDI ARABIA in HriVT nrUh ul Somalihmfl Italian fo i 0 ant Mediterranean 1 Tlio nm part of the ritiiMj on i southeast const shore to watch Shortly after jL twooE tiie British warships laid a Mnore screen to keep the German7 from spoiling their targets and note where their shells fell II was believed here that the Runners Here retting firing range from a plane riymjr hiRh in the skies Tiie convoy stretched nut morr Dan a mile sailing in close to the towering English ciirfs ihe warships wcived j and out in the smoke screen Brit ish air fighlers suddenly appeared There were no German I bombers on hand however After a while police cleared lie waterfront or all save soldier sailors and newspaper men Earlier three German air tivi chines had attacked a convoy off I the northeast coast dropping icral bombs but without apparent damafic as Spitfires gave chase I 1 hese were the first attacks on j convoy off tiie British cast coast j in several days I Apparently IfriliMi i resuming the use of the chamul for shippiiiff during the 3day breathing spcJI this ucrk in the intensive air war instituted Attc 8 I Whilesome Britons exulted nt Ihelull was a siKn Ihc uy lorco hid shotDie inn t cxprrsd dnubl Air Secretary Sir Aixiibald Sinclair was warnins ihat tlir Cinnins c iictl up only smalt fraction Iheir heavy bunions and lint fui ;