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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 29, 1941, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME c c DE PAS fME NT Of HISTORY ANO A8CHI VC oes KOINES IA HOME EDITION XLVII ASSOCIATED PKESS AND UNITED PRESS FUU LEASED F1VT CEKTS A COPX THI NEWSPAPtR THAT MAKCS ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY AUGUST 29 1941 MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT 4 THIS PAFEIt CONSISTS Of TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 278 THRILL PROGRAM AT FAIR SATURDAY Lundberg Business Leader WAS BELIEVED RALLYING FROM 2ND OPERATION ReadytoWear Merchant in Mason City for 21 Years Leaves Wife Son D K Lundberg 55 highly suc cessful retail readytowear mer chant in Mason City for 21 years died Friday morning at a hospital in Rochester Minn Mr Lundberg was apparently making a successful recovery from a series of two operations for n tumor when a sudden turn for the worse came Thursday night Mrs Lundberg and their son Marcus Lundberg who was asso ciated with Mi Lundberg in the business were at his bedside The two drove to Rochester from Ma son City Thursday night Mrs Lundberg remaining while Mar cus returned Early Friday morn ing the son was called back to the hospital Mr Lundberg had been in ill health the past year He under went operation about two months ago made a successful recovery and returned to Mason City for a lime before going back two weeks ago for a sec ond operation It was in the spring of 1920 that Mr Lundberg launched his career as a merchant as D K XiUndberg and company at 28 East Statestreet in Mason City Con ijtKUal expansion marked his eh the time of his death he owned a readytowear establishment at Oelwein and at one time or another in the past two decades had stores at Mar shalltown Charles City Winona Albert Lea Storm Lake and Eni metsburg Mr Lundberg was born in Red Wing Minn Sept 19 1885 He attended high school in that city and upon being graduated ob tamed a job as a bill clerk foi Wyman Partridge company Min neapolis He first entered the readyto wear field as assistant to the buyer of the Young Quinlan com pany of Minneapolis After that he was offered a position with Golden Hule cpmpany as assistant buyer In nine years the business of that company grew more than three quarters of a million dollars Mr Lundbergs next position was with the J Mandelbaum and Sons firm at Des Moines as buyer After holding this position for two years he went to St Paul where he became associated with the Bannon company as readyto wear buyer j It was on April 19 1920 that Mr Lundberg first unlocked the door of his own business That anniversary of his business was observed every year since Mr Lundberg was a member of the Lions club and of the Central Lutheran church where he served as superintendent of the Sunday school for a number of years Mr Lundberg was active in the Chamber of Commerce and Com munity Chest having served on the boards of both organizations The body was returned to Ma son City Friday afternoon by the Meyer funeral home Funeral ar rangements are incomplete D K LUNDBERG 3RD ARMY WILL RELEASE 461 War Department Tells of Plans to Discharge Men From Service WASHINGTON war department announced details Friday of plans for releasing 20D 000 coldiers from military service by the end of the year and dis closed the largest group would come from the third arnjv An announcement said that 46 OOQJiheri would be released from the third army which has head quarters at San Antonio Tex 39300 headquarters at Governors Island N Y 11300 from the second army with headquarters at Mem phis Term and 10200 from the NAZIS DECLARE Hitler Duce Meet Seek to TMI III T A ur u End Bolshevist Danger and IflLLIH I ARtH Plutocratic Exploitation1 SHIPS PURSUED Claim Russian Beats Fleeing From Attack in Gulf of Finland By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Adolf Hitlers Invasion armies have captured the longbesieged city of Tallinn capital of Estonia the German high command an nounced Friday and a violent na val battle was believed raging in the GuU of Finland with the Ger mans attempting to smash a flee ing armada oE soviet warships and troop transports The thunder of gunfire in he gult was heard in Helsinki 50 miles across the gulf from Tal linn and Finnish llyers reported seeing many dozens of Russian ships steaming out of Tallinn and heading eastward Thursday night German and Finnish fleets and warplanes were said to be attack ing the Russians in their flight from the burning capital Finnish aerial observers also reported great fires reddened the skies Thursday night over Viipuri indicating that the Russians were destroying that Karelian capital 75 miles north of Leningrad The flames were visible 32 miles away the Finns said Besides the capture of Tallinn after ahard the German high command anhouncefi that ex cumuiaiiu announced mat from the first army with na7 troops had seized the modern ar fourth army headquarters at San Francisco 8700 from the armored force and 5100 from services with the army air forces The third army includes forces at Camp Claibornc Ln where Mason Cify guardsmen are sta Fish Caught Near owder Factory Put m Pan Explodes BECKLEY W Va a Radford Va powder planl comes this tale A plant engineer went fishing in the New river and hooked a catfish cleaned pnn In which he and placed took home in a frying PLANES AGAIN ATTACK NAZIS 10 British and 10 German Planes Lost English Sources Report LONDON UP Ten British and 10 German planes were de stroyed during Royal Aair Force offensive operations over north S ern France authoritative quarters I said Friday aftera great armada of British bombers and fighters had roared out in a cloudy dawn to attack objectives on the Euro pean coast The daylight offensive opera tions were conducted after a night in British bombers blasted Duisburg Germany caus ing heavy explosions and great fires Docks at Ostend also wore attacked during the night The roar nf British planes fly ing lo daylight attacks Friday awakened people in coastal areas a moment an explosion blew fish skillet and hot grease ail over the kitchen The engineer concluded that the fish living in the slrean below the powder plant became so impreg nated with nitro cotton it exploded in the heal Weather Report FORECAST IOWA Fair to partly cloudy Fri day night and Saturday a few widely scattered thundershow ers northwest Friday night and northwest and extreme northeast Friday night MINNESOTA Considerable cloudiness Friday night and Saturday with scattered show ers and thunderstorms east and south no decided change in temperature IN MASON CITV GlobeGazette weather statistics Maximum Thursday SI Minimum Thursday night fi5 At 8 a m Friday 75 YEAR AGO Maximum 75 Minimum 55 Precipitation 23 EXTENDED FORECAST CHICAGO IUR Extended forecast for the period from p m Friday to p m Wed nesday inclusive Upper Mississippi valley and Indiana Iowa and Illinois In diana Wisconsin and Minnesota except those portions that drain into the Great Lakes The temperature wilt average near normal Minnesota Wiscon sin above normal elsewhere Warm beginning of period cooler Monday Minnesota Wisconsin and southern sections by Tues day Rainfall will average heavy with showers and thunderstorms through Monday little or no rain fail thereafter port of Paldiski 20 miles west Meanwhile the Russians ac knowledged another major set fall of the great Ukraine city of Dnieperopet rovsk and destruction of the SllttDOOOOO Dnieper dam f A nazi war bulletin declared several thousand prisoners were taken at the Tallinn naval bae along with 32 loaded transports six coastal batteries and vast lores of booty A soviet destroyer and nine other warships were sunk in th said and vessels were dam harbor the other naval aged Once a keystone defense point on the Gulf of Finland with a normal population of more than 110000 Tallinn was reported in I Im Whatre You Waiting For 5 Day Secret Session on East Front Takes Up Goals of Axis BERLIN Hitler and Beniio Mussolini concluded a se cret five day meeting on Ihe east ern front Friday with the an nouncement that they aimed at re moving the causes of war and de veloping an harmonious and prof itable cooperation for all the peoples of Europe predicated on complete axis victory Their meeting began on Monday within sound of cannon tire on the front Jt started just 11 davs a Tier President Roosevelt mid Prime Minister Churchills Atlantic con ference and expression of war and peace aims were announced The communique disclosing the conference which was attended by the highest military and po litical officials of both nations said Hitler and Mussolini dis cussed all political and mili tary questions concerning the development and duration of the war It listed destruction of the Bolshevist danger and of plutocra tic exploitation as necessary to create the political economic and cultural cooperation envi sioned for Europe The RooseveltChurchill state ment of aims for world peace freedom and prosperity envisaged the destruction of nazi It was indicated hat he fuehrer and the duce paid par ticular attention in their dis cussions lo he length of lime the war will continue The text of the statement From the fuehrers headquarters said The fuehrer arid il duce mel at Ihe fuehrers headquarters be tween Aug 2529 in discussions which took place at Ihe fuehrers headquarters lor the north and south fronts There was thorough discussion of all military and po litical Questions concerning the development and duration of the war The questions were studied in a spirit of ciose companionship and BULLET IS NEAR LAVALS HEART TO BE REMOVED Temperature Mounts to 103 Infection Feared by Physicians PARIS IP Doctors decided to attempt an emergency operation on Pierre Laval late Friday after noon to remove a bullet from just below his heart to save his life Since it was 8 p m in Paris at 1 p m EST the operation may already have been performed at that time Communications from the German occupied French capi tal are slow Fears for the 58 year old French leader mounted through the day as physicians attributed a suslained fever to a possible infection from the builct wound inflicted two days ago The doctors anxiety increased as Lasals temperature which stayed at 39 degrees centigrade 1022 degrees Cahrenbeit from early morning until late afternoon rose another half degree centi grade to slightly over 103 de Steps I n Jenny was just finishing her breakfast at the North Iowa fairgrounds the photographer came around Shes only two clays old Itorn Wednesday evening on the River Road Jersey farm of Elmer Nabliolz and Sons Inde pendence but shes already showing signs of impatience for the fair to get under way She started down the mid way Friday to see the sights but Milforcl Nahliolx one of the sons in the farm firm induced her to postpone the lour tmtil Saturday at least Lock photo Kaycmiy engraving fahrenheil in early eve T possibility or peritonitis J apan Repeats Desire to Set is a mortal poril I T T un T i O 1 o Up CoProsperity Sphere umstanccs i u Konoye message to F R Prompted by Delicate Relations flames by Finnish days ago and observers U was said that unity of fate which characterize relations of the axis powers The discussions were pcrme nil atcd with the unchangeable will of shot Lnvil both peoples and their leaders tojncdav an wage wiilo a vielmions end toriicy wer was regarded as a mnital peril Physicians were said sidcring an operation tAllu the bullet in those circumstances even though they had rejected surgery at first as tor dangerous and had ordered the bullet left untouched The sudden turn for the worse occurred overnight If the high temperature should prove due lo the beginning of an in fection it was pointed out vifal organs may be affected since the bullet is lodecd only aboul onetenth of an inch from Lavals heart TOKIO Prince i Konoycs messige to President Roosevelt was prompted by the very delicaterelations existing bc twccu Japan and the United States following outbreak of the Ru4sian Gcrmnn war the Japanese news agency Dome said Friday night nd it reaffirmed Japans dcsirc mutual conversations between ln pan md the U tilled States Earlier brief official announce ment snid Ilial Ihe Konoye nies saiie outlined ihc imperial gov ernments altitude toward Ihf Pa cific to establish Because of Ihe danger of dis sphere and turbing Laval the examining peace JOprnsporily i pennimcnt Pacific a the citys garrison was preparing to attempt a mass escape by sea Presumably the capture of the is loaded transports and destruc lon of soviet warships meant that the escape was frustrated at least in part With the fnll of Ihe port Ger man troops now held control of ail letTiloly cxcept a is magistrate for Paul Colette w and Marcel Dent lid the prosecuting ai iey were barred from Ihe ho pitnl room when called lie fore noon At the same time it was learned that French police Jiil broadened their counter drive against opposition elements to in clude the empire A military tii J bunal at Mekncs French Moroc co sentenced two men to six I at hard labor for an attack 1111 Alone with the naz capture of Dnicperopetrovsk pop 500 marking the end of the preat battle of the Dnieper riv er bulee the Russians conceded that German assault troops had penetrated lo the approaches of Leningrad Nazi military dispatches said that German divisions were with in 32 miles of the old czarist cap ital Russias second biggest city and that Ihe Finns were steadily advancing from the north Tersely the Red army command reported only that soviet troops fought the enemy along the en tire front Russian frontline dispatches however saici Red armies were The new European order which will emanate from this victory shall remove as exten sively as possible the causes which gave rise in the past to European wars Destruction of ihc bolshevisl danger and of plutocratic exploi lation will create the possibility nf peaceful harmonious and profit thiee years in jail able cooperation of all peoples of the European continent in the po litical as well as in Ihe economic and cultural spheres In the course of these discus sions the fuehrer and 11 Duce went to important points on the eastern when also one of the Italian divisions employed in the fight against bolshevism was inspecled The Domci comment wus after all members of the rabinul and some of the highest military officials rf flic nation had held an cmnrKniirr meeting to ilis cuss Atnericanlapancse rela tions following delivery of llift Konoye message lo Roosevelt in Washington Thursday Dojnci said Wellinformed circles of Ihc URGES US BUILD 100 OIL BARGES Admiral Land States Method Is Speediest and Least Expensive WASHINGTON Hi Admiral j j Emory S Ijiincl proposed Kridwy construction of 10U oil carrying j barges as the speediest and least i I expensive solution for shortages j j of gasoline and fuel oil along the j the external security of the slate j Pinion that what Japan is aiming j bluntspoken I at under the prevailing complex intcrnatintiiil situation is disposal tho commi of the China affair and construejvvas lion of the east Asia coprosperity huge new pipeline from sn sphere with the ultimate object of j Wcstci takl sideration of the very delicate rei of steel badly needed by the navy laflons existing between Japan and i and maritime commission Ihe United States follmvinf out break of the RussianGerman wnr WASHINGTON Konoye conveyed Japans firm conviction on this broad A woman wis condemned to j lee years in jail GYPSUMPLANT STRIKE SETTLED WORK RUSHED FOR OPENING OF BIG EXPOSITION Grounds Hum as Final Touches on ManySided Fair Near Completion The North Iowa fair opens Saturday morning but there was plenty of activity on the fairgrounds Friday as final preparations were rushed to completion before the 0 p m deadline when all exhibits were to be in place Tlic raspine voices of the sideshow barkers and hawkers were still missiiiR the hum of fronds wns IjickiiR But the sounds of stock in the barns the sizzling of hamburgers on grills Uic clank nricliiiiery ticing tested ucrc already there The administration building was a hum of activity as the judging clerks and the members of the secretary managers office force made ready for the rush of the morrow Only Secretary It V j Wilkinson with his usual shy smile seemed unhurried despite the throng ol1 persons setting in structions and advice from him First livestock judging events on the program arc those in the 4H divisions which Rd un der way Saturday at 1 oclock All of the lII livestock classes except colts are in ie com pleted Saturday The canvas roof of the grand stand flapped in the breeze ready for the thousands it wrtuld shelter or the Thrill day exhibition on Saturday Program Thrill Day 4H Club Day Chil drens Day a and Iiuildinjcs open U public Free Kale admission to alf children un der ll years until C p m All under 12 admitted free liirimzliout lie fiir a begins of eluh livestock poultry agriculture horticulture ed ucation textiles a Liberty shows open mi midivny continue throughout fair a of pantry stores and rtalry products starts n h u t i n x of 4H club baby beeves and open elass swiue p h i K ii school hand concert in xrantlslaud p i in m y 1 y n c hs Death Dodders and stage acts before the grandstand Ilipliodronie acts p h i c h school band concert p elnb livestock Intrude p Youngs 1911 rcvnc and stage aels in cluding Jimmy Kvans and company the Four Arleys the Mcinnie the rvramiil Skating JirK and others fcnse mediation board announced Friday that a CIO union had agreed to end a strike in 17 plants Ihe United Stales Gypsum corn pn tsoard official said that the aa Farlhermore visits were made byproducts coko and chemcai On the occasion of Iheir to the south front the fuelre au ine il duce were greeled by General pany field Marshal von Runcfstcdl Boar visit and viewpoint to President Roosevelt The Important newspaper Chugai reichsj workers said it was notify From u ol rcichsj workers said it wa of ing 3000 employes on stri Commander m chief of the army turn to their jobs at once Mussolini was accompanied hv belief llur crisis roulrl commercial indicated a AmericanJapanese sclllort amicably ike to re time iid M uomc om of hr niu diuiics were battling fiercely lo save Kiev the Ukraine capital on the west bank of the Dnieper river while Red sailors and soldiers trapped in the siegegirt Black Sea port of Odessa fought to execute Marshal Semeon Budyemrys order for a defense lo the last drop of blood The fall of cutting oif the production of a large part of the Soviets cast iron Dnieperopetrovsk and steel set in motion a new phase of the vast struggle as the Red armies established positions on the cast bank of the river Soviet Spokesman S A Lozov sky said the giant concrete Dnie per dam he largest in Europe and the pride of Russias first fiveyear plan had been blown up in line with Premier Stalins scorched earth policy to prevent the Germans from using it i Mussolini was accompanied by Dino Alfieri Italian ambassador to Germany General Ugo Caval Icro chief of the Italian general staff and olher high Italian mili tary and civil officials Count Ciano Italian foreign minister was not pres ent because of illness The German ambassador to Italy HansGeorg Viktor von Mackenscn and the German mili tary attache to the embassy went with Mussolini from Rome German Foreign Minister Joa chim von Ribbentrop and Field Marshal Wilhelm Keitel partici pated in both the political and military conferences there has been no prnb shijs Then rh could not he settled by said The admiral told a senate com mittee that the barges could be towed by tankers and other ships and could be constructed at the rate of 20 a month starling in January with about 100000 tons i jof steel i I dont know where they arc i Soius In ict this tons of steel for Ihc pipeline hut if ilss my j Imd i against it1 DIES OF INJURIFS ONAWA Cunning ham 29 of Sioux City who was injured in an automobile colli sion near here Tucsdsv night died Thursday night Crashing Opening Planned CRASHES INTO THIS CAR opposed to construction of a Saturday the auto races on Sun uthday and Iiibor day md the rodeo on Tuesday and Wednesday With reports nf record break ing attendance at the Iowa state fair just closing and at county fairs throughout North Iowa tiie of Ihe district exposition here were prepared to handle capacity crowds The weathermans promise of warmer evcninis following the low lomncralurcs of previous rlavs seemed the final trump lo fill he hand held by the fair board as guarantee of tnort at Icmiincc Thr varied enlcrfain menl of even heller lafcnt than years was counted on li hrinj mil thr 1 crowds I Grandstand rcscivnlionr nt the f Knplcr Drui rompnny 5 South i Federal avenue began to move i in blocks Friday Saturday after noon and evening performances were fivorcd followed closely in demand for Mondny admissions vilh Sunday Tuesday and Wed nesday requests trailing Long streamlined house trailer were blocked up in various parts of the fairgrounds as show people began to arrive for their five day routine except in the case of the Ernie Young troupe which plays Ihc first Ihree days and hen gives way for the CircleA ranch rodeo cowboys and cowgirls Booth in both Floral hall and the Merchant building vied with each other in colorful decorations build in the on in o a T n vaiulrviL I m r hill Picture by Staff Artist Clarence center giving additional spncc for Oblivious In all the vtivity and aying no itteniion to inn noise ;