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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 31, 1940, Mason City, Iowa RUMANIANS AND HUNGARIANS FIGHT ARMY MEN AND PEASANTS DEFY CAROLS ORDER Trouble Breaks Out in Balkans Despite Mauled Fist Peace BULLETIN BUCHAREST UP Foreign Minister Mihail JWanozleseu told the nation broadcast Saturday night that Germany will fight for Rumania if the future frontiers of this country are violated 1 BUCHAREST to the general staff said Saturday night that peasants had occupied trenches and other fortifica tions in ceded Transylvania and had sworn they would die fighting before yielding the area to Hungary The peasants vho had staged demonstrations against the governments of the cession L f Of TransJlvania took over the trenches aft er they were ordered evacu uejLbLumanian i rj s and soldiers vama had I that f Transyl high the shoulder to shoulder with peasants it was asserted CJSU V3S Ported in one Transylvania district hen were told that they wee to be incorporated into Hungary Hungarian 2 ot lhe it was messages reach inr the Bucharest military ofji Sad the clash was of a serious nature The council of ministers met Saturday night and announced that a program fo be carried out by eacli department of the gov ernment in connection with the NAZI BOMBERS HIT AT LONDON IN DAY THRUSTS Undetermined Number of Casualties Left After German Attack AED FRESS LONDON German bomber hilling steadily harder and more frequently clamped an ing air siege on London Saturday niBht as the Luftwaffe ended its itte y6taj ar Wifh an aPParen attempt to strike a crushing blow In at least two instances low y 9etmn Panes dropped Building vu n ndo streets A number of bombs were dropped fn Veieral houses Demolished m he London area duringSat urday nights fourth raid of the by four fast top a night raid lasting more than six and a halt hours Royal Air Force airdrome s e xvo admittedly were ii oE German it bases and headquarters for nati tank corps and motorized wilts on Rumanian soil was re urda d crcles Sat at the Vienna conferenc Friday which gave half of Rumanias to Hungary German planes and soldiers liad not put n an appearance in Rumania Saturday although he Rumanian general staff bc fh most of the Balkan kingdoms 1300000 men under arms i Other plans were being rushed to vacate the northern Transyl vania area cededto Hungarybv in an arbitration 15da3s 3mUStbet0mpICtCdin Otjier plans were beinjr rU3hecto vacate the northern Transylvania area ceded to Hungary by the axis powers i ail arbitration award This must be completed in 15 days K at M take advantage of the new Ger man minority pact signed as a companion measure to the Vienna award The first development ex peeled was me authorization of the formation of a nazi party Under this concession as one price for lie return of northern Transylvania to Hun ary Germans here now will be permitted to organize freely exPeccd All of Rumania went into over the axis dicta ed Bral intonal cessions Liberal Leader George St todHl Wth JUIJU Maniu nt leader m opposition to thc cesson during heated debate at COUncil lasted ough most of the night Carol worn and lled iled for silence and in a tired declared it had beer ue most sorrowful moment of hut that u other timi was possible Walker to Postmaster General Post HYDE PARK N Y Iff President Roosevelt disclosed Sat urday he was naming Frank C W ft IkfM nf TVT Tl i tbe air ministry said British fighters broke up both attacks be toe senous damage was done So far then there was no in by awavethat aids arts ing planes were missing after the The third alarm of the day came at p m a m c S T and t was Londons 21st aiarm whetl the Mns j German planes had been de strojed axainst only 16 Briieih fKhters lost Fliers of 11British planes it added escaped to fight 3aui J W of New York to be post ut iltw AMIR 10 ue post master general succeeding James A Farley The chief executive told a gatlicrmff of his Dutchess county friends and neighbors that Uaikcrs nomination would be submitted tothe senate Monday or Tuesday Walker alawyer and motion picture theater operator formerly was director of the old national emergency council and once served as treasurer of the demo cratic national committee ance would have possible ever to restore the council finally ralliprl around the throne by drawing up an appeal to what is left of n solidaritv witn the crown without which them T w no great hope lure in oemonsUations of pro i tion capitula Tens of thousands of Ruman an peasants flocked tn Cluj an cient Transylvania capitaE Here and elsewhere in Transylvania were frequent antifascist FARM GIRL iT m and another nazi flleidrifted into stance that at ac one more German plane liad downed gh the British acknowl some air bases chiefly in the southeast and some casualties a commuAique de clared that no reports of any serious damage to airdromes so uwae German air arm stiuck fiist m the London area with a aivebomber attack on the Croy signal sounded oo minutes later Ace Gehiianjilots of thc vel V schmitt fighters reported a bitte a coast town after what 1 at UM f CalIed tacks on balloons Some of the raiders droniiuc 111 across the chanel penetrated M H dtfense C1 third raid The British safd he two moriimg thrusts beat en back uaniase 10 airi far have been received With the brilliant early after noon sun at their tails the at tackers executed a as sault which left an undeter mined number of casualties in a suburban town at the height of Saturday shopping Men women and children scat tered to shelter A resident said eight bombs dropped in that sector Buildints were shaken and douds of dust plumed into the shy A direct hit was made on a small factory Houses were damaged when one Jns were he London zone but aft er a brief sky battle beyond watders in the out Ru hB one put it u lenslon m Bucharest itself shaipened by the resignation Rflnster ot Public Health d guard is tepped out as an admission in address to iS closest council he On mass meetings jn those who signed agreement were branded Church bells lhc night in German minority of half cant milk She cant plow Sh cant you gc as a stcad diet qnthe farm these davs aren t to do farm iork she grinned Friday alter she was selected to represent her county i the state farm fiirl beauty contest She IE a student at Randolph college FKAMv C WALKER Tno earlier attempts to breach Condons screen of antiaircraft re barrage balloons and firhtcr Plane pahols were reported to have been beaten back with several planes downed on the southeast coast lnd over the channel Messerschmitl fighters at tacked Dovers balloon barrages with aerial cannon and machine 80t awayAs fast as the were brought down they patched up or replaced Great aerial battles were fought erhe coas One plane dived out of the sun SeactWn thC arenIJle itieets were crowded with shop pers There were a halfdozen ex and children ran tor shelter and the fire brigade and ARP air raid precautions services rushed into action Sirens sounded seven minutes after the Jast Buildings in the center of the suburban town were shaken and clouds of dust billowed into the sky About the time of thc third thrust against London an elderly bwiss couple was remanded in custody at a West London cour oaviuy miiac torch nals three days ago under cir cumstances which authorities charged indicated they were try ing to guide raiding planes yie Prisoners Emil Wirth 62 AUna dcnied charge A dogfight raged over a south east town as the Germans sought S n Rebellion in French IndoChina VICHY Frend government Satur day night that a rebellion ha broken out in French IndoChin and French West Africa following the action of French JEquatoria Africa in going over to he British war cause The extent of the IndoChinese by the colonial min suy tohave been under the lead ership of French General Catroux Unknown here The uprising In Frencli West Africa the government main tained was confined to certain Europeans and had not yet spread lo the native population J3St Gen Charles de Gaulle Ihe French Kcneral who refused to accept surrender and now is organizing a force to fight on at Britains almost tllc This occurred when the French and Congo followed dP f the Chad tclTiloiT and deeded to become belligerents GClmany Thus square miles of territory were aligned with Britain he whole oC middle Africa ex c Atlantic to the GlMAJTSLAiN ON BROADWAY Unscheduled Drama Takes Place in Lobby of New York Theater NEW YORK unsched uled drama unfolded before last niirmte theatergoersin ihe Times Square sector night i disclosed Thursday hat General Catroux who had been Usted by hc Freich Ovhad the The lis flcnm iujstery ended his own life with a bulet through the templeas lie leu wounded from the of rC Patroltnan Joseph Schecker and James Mitchell Negro porter at the Plymouth Broadway and fciRJith avenue on 45th street 11 ere wounded in the battle Customers hurrying for an 840 as bullets whistled over their heads Schecker wounded in the left PpvoadcTiSl0ry a That mair pointins has a guu Hes going to shoot me The informant melted info the rowd and Schecker started in i a sht mstachodroan v ho held a pstol Both broke into lun As they iieared the PIv mouth the Kunman fired n Vot Mitchell aucmpted to lackle the but tot his arip The nnd LARGE GERMAN PLANT STRUCK IN BRITISH RAID 4000000 Residents of Berlin Huddle in Underground Shelters By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BERLIN war plaiies bombed the center of terhn for the first time in history early Saturday with a rain of explosive and incen diary bombs wrecking sever al apartment houses and busi ness buildings startingscat tered fires in the southeast section and damaging the bijr Siemens Scliuckert electrical equipment factors The 000000 residents of the metropolitan area huddled in underground for an hour and 37 minutes as the British planes striking under cov er of darkness carried out their most extensive as sault the German cap ital since the start of the war The German high commands communique said 98 Brit si planes were destroyed Fridav while Germany lost 34 and un n 36 Biitisli re said to liave been shot down fights north of Londoiv morning In the same period hese informed sources Slid lhe lost six aircraft British rlaims or Friday verp nazi planes destroyed o i 3nlsh planes lost The high command also dr f areU three British merchant ships totalling 29000 of them a 12000ton tanker e In their raids Friday on Britain e air Xolcc mi acknowledged es lad TS PARALYSIS nv Stanley Robert and ruesdale is the first in s e rst in S Paralsis case reported in 36598 ITALIANS BOMB BRITISH FORCES Claim Cruiser Hit Bombarded in Red Sea by Fascists Italian planes 1 Habra on the Egyptian Wiit or and FIT million prepared to I Dubuquc Iowa Creels and Fremont in in Dar Communique claimed i he Red sea hit by an Ital acknowl and nine atlacks the war Airbesieged cheered by an were a followup night raid Londoners were air ministry an t a strong force of igain attacked mil least S T showed fht ana jn the air Tan considerably AU the oHicial count that lhc third cmPT th Lononers lustily to h air mnistry announced mat at least six enemy planes were shot down Saturday andI one T i mes from The Dover col3 Spitfires British planes which can climb to 11000 feet in ies than five minutes were re Ported to have checked a Jai4 bomber formation before it crossed the channel A movie cameraman filminr action on he Dover battlc f which pierced ms tin hat German pianes uer attacking a balloon barrage at inc time Several raiders were shot down ana live parachutes were seen aeSndas thc A photographer reported nayi fessfschinitts brought down a lot of balloons at Dover Waves of more than 70 bomb ers flew over three southeast coast towns accompanied by strong es corts fighters 5 persons wee found dead a no thy m CeIai in The Weather FORECAST MINNESOTA Generally fair Saturday nurht Sunday and Monday cooler east Saturday S fnrf central bnnrtay warmer Monday lhe As ihe nn i KK thc Jnw s ihe lobby he sent a bullet imVScheek The5 f0 Lohblrt lo iCl Ot a Car and the man in the chest Nofhing was found in the mans pockets to identify him and the person who had accused him V Miriam Blakely to Be Principal of Malvern School DUMONTMis Miriam BJak el daughter ot the Rev and Mrs Sunday and Monday south and cast Saturday niiw warmer west and central Sun day warmer Monday JN MASON CITY weather statistic 67 57 Trace Maximum Friday Minimum in Nijfht At 8 a re Saturday Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum jjj WEEKLY FORECAST iP Extended Auf fW thc Great Lakes Showers north and east portions beginning of pe nod scattered showers laic Tues day or Wednesday temperature averaging subnormal f ValleyGen fa weather TuCSday and nm of normal end of period de on LindSi blasting a sevenfoot ho7e concrete floor and windows m the eishborhooc g nuir r C heart nuarlers fln Jniicn nnlv four blocks cast of thc Mil lemstrassc OH wliich he rcichscliancEriery he fore Ign other important Vni enrnnt building are Authoiilics snid damage to c A number of bombs alyo fell in the southeast section of the cj v causing large firesThis va Vhi Action bombed FAIRWEAfHER IS PREDICTION Fair Conditions and Rising Temperatures Seen by Weatherman DES M01NES weath ei bureau gave September a fair weather start in Iowa Saturday The bureau predicted con ditions Sunday and Monday with rising temperatures Monday and Forest City only mea surable rainfall reported in the stale i cmperafuiDs Averaged seven degrees below normal Saturday morningafter droppin to a low 43 degices Friday night at n wood Fridays highest reading was 84 degrees at Keokuk Most ot the state reported clear SaVlrdf y morning The bu eau said Des Moines probablv culd have a maximum fempcra ire of 4 degrees Saturday aflcr The raiders cut uffh thr 1 atiCiUs lhc were Underground shelter h tThe c nit the corner of saw the effect e bomb which onestory brick ibcr was be out about seasoned The bomb ripped il feel of thc wall In anoiher part of the biz far lory twoincendiary bombs 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