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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 27, 1941, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWA FAIR ISSUE DEPARTMENT OF AHO ARCHIVES OES MOUSES I A HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT VOL XLVII ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS FULL LEASED WIRES FIVK CENTS A COPY MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST 27 1941 THIS TAPER CONSISTS OP TWO SECHONS SECTION ONE NO 276 Oh Boy Look at Em Whiz BelCollins Is in the Big Red One Hope Dad Takes Me Both Days LAVAL FRENCH NAZI SERIOUSLY WOUNDED II S SHIPMFNTiNazis Claim Russias 22nd u o onirniLiii Army of 70000 Annihilated Declare Bonslav at Mouth o Dnieper River Is Captured Cresco Girl Is Iowas Healthiest See complete program stories on inside pages Oh boy oh boy I hope I get to go is the hum of boyish voices in Mason City this week as they pedal tricycles furiously around the sidewalks to an accompaniment of at tempted roars They stop occasionally to look at the posters showing brightly colored cars on a racetrack I bet Collins is in the big red one says Jimmie Finlayson son of 31 r and Mrs R E Finlayson 705 Hampshire avenue northeast as he sits on his tricycle dis cussing the coming fair with Jerry Van Note son of Mr and Mrs Wayne Van Note 718 avenue northeast The North Iowa fair opens Saturday The races are Stin day and Labor day Lock photo Kayenay engraving Start Saturday THRILLS FUN TO BE FEATURED Roaring Autos Cowboy Yippees Are Few of Sounds lo Echo Forth The roar of racing motors the noisy laughter of clowns shriek ing of brakes and crash of metal on metal bawling cattle and the drum of hoofs with an accompani ment of arc only a fcxv of the sounds which will echo from the board walls and fences at the North Iowa fair grounds from Saturday through Wednesday For the program of the 1941 North Iowa fair stresses variety Those who want entertainment to get it fair officials haTO decreed and theyll see something hew about as many times as they care to come Jimmie tynchs Death Dodg ers Ernie Youngs revue the national championship dirt track auto races the CircleA Ranch Rodeo and a big vaudeville bill will be the principal features on the entertainment schedule tirdny Children under 12 are ad mitted free at any time Sols Liberty Shows the larg est carnival on wheels will cupy the midway with dozens ot rides and shows for children and adults opening at 8 a m Sat urday The afternoon grandstand shoxv gets under way at 2 oclock each lay The evening shows start at S u m Each is pre cede by a band concert how ever The Osagc high school band will occupy the bandstand on Saturday the Clear Lake high school band on Sunday and the Hampton high school band nn Monday Ernie Youngs 1041 North Iowa fair revue with a cast o 75 per sons will be the night production Saturday Sunday and Monday offering the Paul Pagano dancers in addition to a complete vaude ville program Outstanding acts include Jim my Evans and company he juggles a full sized bed on his the Four Arlcys in a perch pole act 85 feet above the ground the Monroe Brothers trampoline BLAST WRECKS ROOF OF HALL Endangers Lives of 1 25 at Legion Program m Honor of Selectees OF OIL TO REDS ROUSES JAP IRE Russia Warns Japan Not to Try to Hinder Trade to Vladivostok By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A sharp new crisis over lhc shipment of American aviation fuel to Russia developed Wednes day as the soviet government made public a warning to Japan that it regard as an un friendly act any attempt lo hin der trade realtions between Rus sia and the United Slates via far east ports Swiftly following upon this disclosure Domei Hie official Japanese news agency reported that Japan had made represen tations to both the United States and Russia against the shipment of American gasoline o Vladivostok Russias great Siberian port The Tokio gov ernment it said was awaiting replies i Domei asserted that 10000fiOO Sal Ions of highoctane gasoline had already left American west coast ports enroute to Vlad ivostok and said the Tokio gov ernment was viewing the situa tion with the utmost concern The Tact that highoctane fuel denied to Japan was reported passing under the very noses of the Japanese was described by Damei as greatly irritating Japa nese sentiment To reach Vladivostok such shipments must pass through the sea of Japan In warning Tokio against in terference the Russian govern nient assured Japan that supplies purchased by the U S S R in the United States were destined in the first place to fulfill grow ing needs on the westcrn front in the 67 day old war with Germany in Tokio the newspaper Kuko min declared the imperial gov ernment was unable to remain in different to aid shipments from By UNITED IKESS Germany Wednesday claimed two smashing victories on the eastern front including tion of the soviet 22nd army on the Moscow sector Rapidfire developments on the diplomatic front where Japan I protested to Russia and the United j States against war shipments to Vladivostok and London sought loj negotiate a settlement protecting j the Iran supply route to Russia indicated the determination of the allies to maintain the red armys fighting power this win ter PLEA BY IRAN TO END WAR IS REPORTED SENT Shah Said to Have Guaranteed Most of Nazis to Be Expelled By DAMKL DE LUCE TEHEHAN Iran Tuesday was told sternly by Mosj Delayed British and cow that interference with the IC Vladivostok supply route would be an unfriendly act1 and the British Russian occupation of Iran went steadily ahead as the Persian shah was pressed to ac cept an agreement which London believed might later eliminate German elements from Iran with out serious warfare although Iran I proposals so far were turned j down Hut the necessity for speed to bolster the eastern front was em phasized by German official re ports that Russia had lost 70000 men in a great encirclement battle and that Borislav at the mouth of the Dnieper river had been taken after bloody street fighting The Germans also reported de struction by artillery units of 15 Russian gunboats on the lower Dnieper afklsaid that Gerrrian shells wiped out an enemy arm ored train and railroad gun in a barrage fired across the river trans milled an Iranian with the shah have lo their governments pie guo mans would be country within a week it re ported reliablv Tuesday ea that the war cease and a TJ laranlee that virtually ll Gci JD6LLV inns would be expelled from the jWins State 4H Title A fcw Germans in indispen sable technical posts wuuld be kept for a while until substi tutes could lie trained In take their places under the reported offer Premier Ali Mansur in a ten Oil the central front the Germans said that recent weeks of apparent deadlock actually had been a tremendous en circling battle uhich lias resulted in destruction of the enemys 22nd army the killing of 40000 Russian snlilicrs and capture nf 30000 at Velikie Luki The battle of Irans second largest city JO south of the border with a great number of troops The Russians say they have taken the standpoint of preserving peace j m1 in East Asia j wcst Qf MoscoWi centered foughtmidway between Lake 11 and Smolensk and about 2Ga were striking swiftly in the three day old campaign in Iran in an effort to win a quick decision that would open a Gulf of Persia supply line to Russia and possibly form the basis of an allied Caucasus defense line cast of the Black sen pounds She is i catcher for the Russian troops were reported Cresco kittLMibnll team and a i have captured Tnbm Irans guard on the Assumption basket encirclement secondlargest cily Tuedny after i biill team DANNEBROG N c b r A bomb exploded on the roof of a two story community hall here last night endangering the lives of between 125 and ITiO men and women attending an American Legion program honoring Howard Japanese officials have ex pressed anxiety that United States war supplies sent to Rus sia might remain in the far east for use along the Manchukuo Siberia frontier where upwards of 1000000 soviet troops and 500000 Japanese soldiers are said lo be massed The fair days will be holidays in more ways than one 3NTot only do the dates include Sunday and La bor day but Mason City young sters get a full weeks reprieve from school The school board agreed to defer the opening until j Sept 9 to leave joy unconfincd and unrestrained during the fair days The grounds were bustling Wed nesday with preparations stands jS were going up in all corners of the grounds booths already were being decorated in Floral hall and the Merchants building the latter clowns the Pyramid Skating girls and others The auto races arc scheduled for Sunday and Monday after noons with ace speedsters such as Emory Collins the worlds dirt track champion limmy Wilburn Lcs Aclair Hal Shaw Nicholson featured driver 1940 North lova fair nnd other stairway leading to the auditor ium and tearing the coping and tin trimming on top the building cursion in China At the same time the United States announcing that a military mission would be sent to Chun king in two weeks gave Japan i u i ncw evidence that Washington in county youths about to enler mil tended no change in its alti iiiiy service tiule toward Japans military In rortunatcly the bomb exploded on tjie north side of the hall above a store room and not above the auditorium where tiic patri otic program was taking place No one was Injured but one woman fainted from fright Sheriff C A Jacobson said the explosion tore a three foot hole in the roof sending debris into the near the crossroads of the Lenin gradKiev and RigaMoscow rail road lines and supplemented lhc German efforts to push toward JMoscow in the Smolensk sector I to the southeast On the southern central front there were further indications of bad news for the red army which had been pressing an important counter offensive in the Gomel Shampnr fit miles west of Tabriz area Nothing has been heard of the progress of this drive for sev eral days and London military sources expressed fear that it might have been blocked which would be a tremendous gyin for the Germans by Jiifcguardina heir push southeastward from The sovet government was rei Gomel in an effort to flank the ported to have given its statement Ukraine defenders to Tokio in reply to Japanese Q ukraille rront lhc Rus in the northwest Iranian moun tains and Arclcnil 120 miles to the east near the Caspian sen The British using airborne troops reported virtual control of Irans bis southwestern and west ern oil fields and there was spec ulation in London that the govern ment at Teheran might suggest terms soon to end the hostilities IS SHOT WHILE IN VERSAILLES FOR GATHERING Doctors Expect Former Vice Premier to Live Marcel Deat Wounded VICHY Unoccupied Frincc Lavil former vice pre mier under Marshal PeUiin and the leading French proponent of strong col labor 11 ion with Ger many shot Wednesday morn ing iis he itLtcnded an anticom munist demonstration at German occupied Versailles and was re ported Wednesday niyhl to have been seriously wounded Laval shot in the ehcsL Due tors said Wednesday niffhl they hilieveil he uimid livr Shot at the same time although less seriously hurt was Marcel Deit former air minister and rightist journalist anl like Laval a lending col Inborn tin nist Laval swarthy whitetied poli tician who brought Pctain nnd Ililicr together after the armistice was shot both in the arm and butJy while Deal received only n wound in thearm i The two xicro sitting hcsulc i ouch other receiving registrn thms nf imtiLiimimmists to fiKhl in a vnliintccr force siile Gernuiiiy in the against Kussia when the shoot iiiK occurred The xvfrre taking oats of allegiance In the midstof the ceremony a young ma it not yet identified and started firing wounri both mon bcloni tie coukl he overpowered He was arrested 1 immediately I The prisoner was identified as a 21 year old communist one Paul Colette Reports Wednesday nijiht said that doctors had extracted the feet 2inches tall and weighs 124 from the 58 year old Lavals ehesl and that lie asked imme diately afterward to talk to his wile by telrphotie Staying at Die Laval estate near Vichy Mrs La val left immediately lo be at her husbands bedside The swarthy I aval who is f8 lias bcLn 1 f eollaborti tionist group since the armistice when he was made vice premier in the regime and IOWA STATE KA1 R G HOUNDS DCS Moines A uurlyhaired 17 year old Howard county girl who drives a tractor and helps milk 23 cows was named 11 1 club minute address before parliament Eiil health champion at the Iowa charged that the Russians bombing open undefended Topping 90 county champions in towns in Azerbaijan province Uio contest Betty Byrnes o Cresco along the Russian frontier He told nosed out Theresa Cullen Hi Wi the legislators that the soviet Iowa farm girl who was run army was driving toward Tabriz ncrup Scores on the girls imlgin announced are The new girl health champion is the daughter ot Mi and Mrs Louis Byrnes and lives four mites north ami Russian forces alike f Cresco She has two brothers Robert and Jackie M She will be a senior this year at the Church of the Assumption school The blueeyed lass with rosy cheeks and polished nails stands 5 nn advance of if miles from lie She likes dancing and skiing and soviet frontier j plans to take nurses training She The Moscow radio was quoted lots of meat and potatoes and reporting too the fall she can cook too Getty and Keith Koch of Waverly fowa tlie boys health champion named Tuesday night will repre sent Iowa at the National 411 health contest in Chicago later in the fall rescntations that var suppJy ship ments via Vladivostok created extremely delicate and difficult situation for Japan GREENBERG HELD FOR SPEEDING t shining with a new interior coat iti of white and a new concrete floor in the center and fair officials s scratching their heads to find a place for the overflow of entries in the dairjcattle section of the stockbarns y J J horned steers and yipptng cow The fair eefs off to breath boys and cowgirl will take over taking start Saturday with Jimmie j the racetrack and infield They Lynch s Death Dodgers on the i will put on both afternoon and Thrill Day program All children evening performances with more under Ifi years of age will be adI than 50 riders and ropers taking millerl free until 6 p m on SatI nart Uun under the sponsorship of the Consolidated Slates Kac inp association the races are sanctioned by the national rac ing association and points won on the lonal rack will count in determining the worlds cham pion for 1911 when he season is ended A special feature on Labor Day evening will be a speech by the Fie said residents of this pre dominantly Danish farm commu nity at a loss to explain the incident No reports of any sjb vcrsivc activity have been made to Jacobson from the community The explosion was a violent Eddie I one almost bowling over persons at the nearest tilc point where the blast occurred i ORT CUSTER M i c h The sheriff called the KB I i Corporal Henry Greenberg for agent at Grand Island to invcsti mcr outfielder of the Detroit Tig gate Wednesday and threw a ers baseball team w a s arrested guard around the building Tues by military police at a m day night j Wednesday for speeding inside It was Jacobsons theory hat the Fort Custer grounds the bomb was a home made affair Press relations officers at the but designed by a person familiar with explosives Former Tiger Star Deprived of Driving Privileges in Camp FORT CUSTER M i c h sians apparently were holding off an j any German crossings of the lower Dnieper after losing the big industrial city of Dnepropetrovsk j but the enemy flanking thrust from Gomel was regarded as an increasingly grave threat lo en circle Kiev and take the Russian southern army from the rear of the east side of the Dnieper Sue cess of such an operation would i menace the heart of Russian war industries in the Done basin Rev T J Pettit Boone who is appearing under the sponsorship of the Mason City Trades and Labor assembly Tuesday and Wednesday will be devoted to the CircIeA Ranch rodeo and bucking broncos long WILLSONS STOP IN MASON CITY Troops Rush Bridge in War Games Get to Throw Colonel in River WITH THE SECOND ARMY IN ARKANSAS Car Hobart told his 108th regiment il engineers from Chicago that they could throw him into the Red river if they completed a bridge across it by noon The bridge was completed at a m Colonel Hobart was thrown mlo the river Visit Here While on Trip From New York to Western Coast Bought Old Uniform to Impress Girls i Now He Is in Jail MILWAUKEE Wis r IIowu tl Kin nibs efforts to mi press the girls taught him those devices on a soldiers uniform I have move than decorative si nificoncc Klumb bought a uniform in a secondhand store to win feminine admiration and wore a military policemans arm band to command respect from soldiers Federal ngents picked him up and charged him with wearing n 1 uniform illegally A sharpeyed soldier hnd reported Klumb was j wearing a corporals chevron on j his sleeve and a commissioned liccrs insignia on his collar I dcslynnted stiivrssoi In Mirshi II Petain Kill in a shakeup lust Tier I lnvil wis ousted Sinci Inhas spent most of i his lirm in Germanoccupied 1 Paris i The Versailles climax n series of iisordtTs which have increased simrply in boll oecu pied ami unoccupied Krnnee in ro cent weeks is i result of demon strations md against German rule md lollabnrnlinn wrlh Gcrnumy The activities ol the groups op pose 11 to col In br nit ion with Ger many have been becoming in creasingly bold More than eoinnutnisl Jews nnd others politically op posed to German power have been arrested in he past 10 diys and several person have been exe cuted PAIILEVI Seeking Peace fort quoted the military police as saying Greenberg who has his own automobile was driving 40 miles an hour along Dickman j road where the speed limit is 25 I are visiting friends in M miles an hour j for a few days while on As an immediate result they i from east to the west coast 150 Manhole Covers m Cleveland Stolen Mr and Mr MeredithWiUson j ty tripi explained Greenberg automatic Mr Willson Mason Citys most ally is for famous musician came from New 30 days of the privilege of driving j York where they attended the on the military reservation Arrest of the former major leaguer disclosed for the first lime that he had not accompanied the fifth division on its trip to the second and third army maneu vers in Louisiana Greenberg was one of three members of the sec ond infantrys antilank company to be left behindfor what the army calls housekeeping detail i premier of The L it 11 e Foxes for which he wrote the opening score Mr and Mrs Wilison who ar rived here Tuesdny will leave Wednesday for Lo Angeles Mr Willson will serve as conductor of the Ford symphony hour Sepl H and 21 and is preparing for the opening ot the Maxwell house show Sept 4 CLEVELAND Cleveland suburbs their residents to look out for open manholes Encouraged by the boost in scrap prices thieves hive been lifting the metal covers off catch basins and manholes in South Euclid Garfield Heights and Miple Heights Offtcals saul nonrly 50 have been stolen their vjilur ranging fmm 5250 to S10 To foil lie Ifds will be replaced with wooden I Weather Report 1 FOKECASI MASON CITY M o s t 1 y cloudy Wednesday night and Scattered Thurs day N7ot mud change in loin pcraturc ilOWA Mostly cloudy Wednesday night and Thursday willi scat tered showers and thunder storms Thursday heginning in the extreme Tiiesday night no decided chmigc in temperature i MINNESOTA Mostly cloudy Wednesday night and Thursday occasional rain Thursday Sinning in the west late Wcdnes Man in ml day night not so cool north and lu west Tuesday night IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics Maximum Tuesday 67 Minimum Tuesday niaht 1 At 8 a m Wednesday Rain Tuesday inch YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 03 I Precipilatinn RS IAVAL Wounded i Again for Stealing From Jails Kitchen SYRACUSE Y lTi Ivan Stonr 13 is three months in counly penitentiary for Ihclt of foorl finm the kitch en ff lhc ST lauiciKT crunty i inl at Canton serving an inlher 60day jciitcncc ;