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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 5, 1940, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME H A R I 0 R H I S I WEM ft ART OF IOWA COUP S M 0 1 N E S 1 A HOME EDITION VOL XLVII ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS FULL LEASED WIRES PJVE CENTS A COPV THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANJ NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY DECEMBER 5 1940 MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT J AiiuivouAJL O THIS PAPER CONSISTS or TWO SECTIONS TTT SECTION OKE NO 48 GREEKS CLOSE IN ON SOUTH FRONT Tollin Air AIRLINER FELL WHILE NEARING CITYS AIRPORT Reason for Wreck Is Sought by Officials Eight Persons Injured CHICAGO IP The death early Thursday of two men brought to eight the number of persons killed in the crash of a United air lines plane near the Chicago municipal airport Eight others were injured From the lips ot survivors and an examination the wreckage investigators sought an explana tion for the accident which oc curred when the 21 passenger mainliner inbound from the east plunged nose first into avacant lot a scant 200 yards from the airport about 6 p m Wednesday night Witnesses said that the big craft apparently Ios flying speed when coming in for a landing and dropped from a height of about 150 fee The plane grazed a threestory apartment building at Keating avenue and 64th street broke an electric power line smashed the gable of a bungalow and demol ished a frame garage before com ing to a stop Flames shot out from the smashednose of the plane as it struck the ground City firemen confined to the plots compart menKThepilof copilot and four passengers were dragged from the wreckage dead or dying OT H Herlihy vice president in charge of operations for the line scouted lie theory that ice forma tion on the wings might have caused the crash He said that pilots are required to radio reports of icing and that none had been made by the plane crew Investigators for the civil aero nautics authority withheld an nouncement of their preliminary findings The dead Capt Philip C Scoll 34 Chi cago the pilof First Officer George S Young 30 Oak Park 111 the copilof Stuart W Moore U S ord nance engineers Cleveland IVilbert J Austin 64 Cleve land president of the Austin company a firm of industrial engineers and builders Miss Jane Selby 27 Akron Ohio employe of a Chicago candy company Lcc F Haneline 38 Downers Grove 111 eastern division su perintendent of reservations United Air Lines Keller F Mellon Id Chicago AVPA safely engineer Charles Manvillc 38 Cleveland general sales man ager National Refiners com pany Manville and Melton both of whom suffered fractured skulls and other injuries died early Thursday morning in Holy Cross hospital The list of injured Stewardess Florence M LiiHe 23 Chicago basal skull fracture inlernal injuries Owen M Frederick 52 Olm slead Ohio civilian engineer cm ployed al Cbveland by Ihc U S army Fractured shoulder broken nose and jaw George Haig 45 partner in the Jfaig and Francisco firm photo graphic advertis fractured arm Paul Ryan dent Nalional Leg arm and head injuries Rolliston GWoodbuy 41 New York City vice president Textile Banking company Fractured leg scalp wound and lacerations of hands Theodore F Paulsen 40 Wii mette 111 department head Montgomery Ward and company Fractured skull nose and leg Leo Wolins 37 Chicago con tractor Fractured collarbone Hichard R Fettite 26 Bostonia Cal and New York attorney Fractured spine and ribs concus sion of brain The flight began at New York and slops were made at Phila delphia Akron Ohio and Cleveland Dissatisfied wilh the performance of one motor Cap lain Scott was given another plane at Cleveland lo which crew and passengers were trans ferred Fair Building Falls nf r kille and wore hen Ihc roof of the railroad exposition buildins at the New York World fair ml lapsed while the beinff demolished Firemen are shown here probing the ruins for victims S33QPOUNF Steer Sells for 2 Times Price Paid lor Last YearVWmner CHICAGO IP Sillgo a 1060 pound Hereford owned by Evelyn Asaj 19 of ML Carrol 111 sold alS330 a pound Thurs day as grand champion steer ot Ihc 41st international livestock exposition The price was approxi mately two and onehalf times as high as last years winner brought The Firestone Tire and Rubber company was the successful bid der paying 53498 for the well groomed animal The bidding started at 51 shot up to in the first minute and then climbed io the sale price in 5 and 10 cent jumps The spirited bidding was a trib ute lo Sargos championship CAMPAIGN COSTS Republicans of Iowa Spent More 1 han Demos in State DES MOJKES H3 Iowa republican central committee spent S71534more on activities between the campaign 193B and 1940 elections than the democratic state centralcommittee reports of ihe chairmen of the two parlies showed Thursday V E II Birmingham Iowa demoeralic chairman reporlcd his party spent during the twoyear period while GOP Chairman Harry B Swans re port to the state secretarys of fice listed expenditures of SI35 051 The democratic report showed the party had a 51030 deficit at I COMMONS VOTE AGAINST PEACE PLAN IS 3244 Extreme Leftist Wings Proposal Meets With Stern Attlee Rebuke LONDON silent disap proving house of commons re jected by an overwhelming vote of 342 to 4 a motion by three members of the independent labor parly Thursday thai Britain slate her war aims and seek peace im medialely if necessary in a spirit of compromise because Ihey said there is no certainly of a great military victory The vote followed quickly the presentation of the moliou by J McGovcrn Campbell Stephen ind James Maxlon all from Glasgow Supporting Ihe trio Samuel Silverman Liverpool laborite de clared ihc moment defined by Prime Minister Churchill as the time for ihe statement of peace we have convinced the world of our capacity to sur now arrived The authors of the motion are members of ihe Extreme leftist wing Of Britains labor movement The four members voting for the motion were Maxton Dr Al fred Sailer laborile William Cal lacher the only communist mem ber of parliament and David Kirkwood another laborite Mr Govern and Stephen were named tellers hence could not vote are nqt asserted If Ihe war goes it is likely to do if the forces in opera tion today have their way with out any attempt to end February of next year f expect thu there will be intensive bomb ing from this country and if that is so ihc large reserves which Germany his been piling up will be utilized for Ihe purpose of sub jecting every industrial city in this country to a Coventry raid MOTION BITTERLY ATTACKED BY ATTLEE To the cheers of the house Clement H Attlee lord privy scil 1 replied lo the leftwing motion with an impassioned denunciation of the fallacy of suggesting that on one side was this terrible and on the other side all the beauties of peace The alternative he shouted is riot war and peace It is war and what kind of peace Attlee Prime Minister Winston Churchills deputy in the house l James Maxton one of the Morgenthau Also Believes Britain Is Good Risk for Loans From United States Senator Clark Much laiuf i lull Mctu cl oi C ranking and to Miss Asays vithe end of the campaign caanLTdnqllirk SmiC hich had i Expenditures included 510136 if comM toa and laptuied Ihe fancy of spectators for district expense S2 139 lor Uc refUSCS hstc to rcason al agricultures biggest show on Wallace acceptance ceremony n lrcfcls scheme two occasions Sargos choice as salaries eneral wllllhc member fight champion and as junior lion expense 5843fi headquarters 3VC WVX expense S49G5 speakers bureau S3169 national commillec SI010 agriculture committee for farm anniversary dinners The big contributor was he Jackson day committee which handles the Jackson anniversary dinners each January Its listed Santa Wants Down Will YOU Help PREVIOUS REPORTED K me Mothers Inilrumeiital Di visi Mr unil Mr G Bprtv v Mason CiijW It Conrrrcationa Primary CorLgretatjotnl Junio Uavey liissqniieue a neparl ileparimenl wJoll HOLD SANTA CLAUS HIM SELF in a ralh sad plight rand champion and feeding champion were popular Mild Flu Epidemic Is Moving Eastward SAN FRANCISCO epidemic of mild influenza which affected thousands in California Thursday moved Ari zona Oregon Washington and Idaho In Phoenix Ariz Dr J D Dunshee acting head of the slate health board noted an alarming increase in the number of in fluenza new cases last week 125 Ihe week before Jft tolaled The Iowa Democratic club was ncxl w conlributions totaling 313720 As parliament exploded this peace balloon the London air ministry reported the longest RAF attack of the smash of nearly 12 hoursat the big indus trial center of Duesseldorf in the German Rhineland Other RAP squadrons winging over the sJiOttcapped Alps struck al Turin in northern jin wha the air ministry described HS a formidable attack on the Contributions credited to indiI citys armament works viduals included John K Valeni tine the pnrlys candidale for governor in the November 5 elcc tion SI 030 Iaui S S300 F J Comfort S29 Richards Eugene j PLAN RIP PRFI1IT rancisco firm photo week 125 Ihe week before FJ Comfort S290 Eugenej 10 URLUM srliscrs Dayton Ohio T Burke S55D Meyer S Levitt m ITT 1 SIOO Gcol3e F Silknitlcr SUOO tlllf i 40 Cleveland prpM IfS f H T NolanS150 Ull ral Refiners company V T VCILUCJ E O Wallace 5925 W H Hamilj id head injuries J s TlT FORECAST IOWA Fair and warmer Thursday night Friday increas ing cloudiness warmer cast MINNESOTA Increasing cloudiness and warmer Thurs day night Friday mostly cloudy cast occasional snow north and central IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statis tics Maximum Wednesday 30 above Minimum Wednesday nisht 3 oclow At 8 3 m Thursday 2 below Snow 2S inch Frccip 01 inch YEAR AGO Maximum 53 Minimum Davidson and H J Schrocdcr S100 each Roger Warin S200 Giy M Gilletie I D LcCron and George J Keller S50 each Charles Vogel S120 The report showed a Si500con tribution from the democratic na tional committee and a 52000 loan from a Des Aloines bank Key to Sf Paul Reported Missing ST PAUL key to the city was missing Thursday The Junior Pioneers of St Paul who placed Ihe giant key on a welcome to St Paul sign at the Treasury Export Import Bank Consider in Funds WASHINGTON treas ury and ExportImport bank an nounced Thursday they planning a 5100000000 credit to Argentina Secretary Morgenthau said he was considering in Ihe lotal a S50 000000 credit from the treasurys stabilization fund to stabilize Ar gentineUnited Slates money Warren Lcc Pierson president of the ExportImport bank added I d hate lo see the treasury do better than us when asked how much money the bank would lend r uv I mucn rnon city limits considered setting up Argentina I a special investigating commillec I Thn i lo aid in Ihc search Makmenls came as Pier Hes on lop of a liill building and he wants lo get d o n to earth so he can go about doing good Hes con c e r n c d 1 e s I there be some youngster in this community who will wake on Christmas morning to an EMPTY STOCKING That mustnt hes depending on Ihe generosity of our people to keep it from happening Youll nolice in Ihis drawing done by Clarence Mellang Globe Gazette slaff artist that a ladder has been started Gifts totaling just a little less than in the first two days of the campaign have started help on its way to Santa Claus But lo get the lad der clear up to him a total of 51500 is needed Each day he ladder presumably of Ihe five de partment variety will stretch vip a little farther The entire prob lem is a ciiallsnge lo Ihc gener osity of our community Word reaches the Christmas Cheer headquarters that numer ous organizations hnve authorized 1 contribution These will be in cluded in the dally listing when they arc nctually in hand and lunied over to Miss Doris Bruce of the Social Welfare league ad ministrator ot the fund This organization giving is enormously appreciated But there is always the danger that indi viduals belonging lo groups which conlribule will feel lhat they have discharged their full re sponsibility through organization gifts That attitude universally held would doom the Cheer Fund to failure The early da3s of every cam paign always seem to result in a discouraging lag This can be remedied if all who are planning Startled by Statement Given by Jesse Jones WASHINGTON MjA second member of President Roosevelts cabinet Thursday described Brit ain as a good risk for United Stales loans bul al the capilol 1 senale critic of past administra tion foreign policy said he was very much startled al the idea The new indorsement of Brit ains credit ratine came from Secretary of the Treasury Mar Benlhau who replied with a ves at his press conference when asked whether he agreed with Jesse Jones statement of Wednesday that Britain is a cooil risk Jones is commerce secretary and loan administra tor In the senate however Clark D said he was very much startled by Jones statement Eng land obtained large loans from this country during the World war he said and instead of repaying lliem had applied to Uncle Sam the epithet Uncle Shylock Clark demanded that congress look carefully in to the very large resources of the British empire Another aspect of the war fi nances situation was brought up at the brief session by Senator Taft R Ohio who declared Mor genthau would be guilty of pation of authority and breach oE trust iC he carried out an an nounced plan to aid Chinas Uiungking goveramentjwith funds ls member of the senate banking committee before which Morgenthau and Secretary Hull appeared earlier this week The Iwo detailed their plans for using Ihe fund to help China md Ihc committee jointly with lliP cor responding house group voted ap proval V Tail maintained stich a Iraiis aclion would have lo have the sanction nf ranercss whereas proponents of Ihe plan said it needed no special authority that Margcnthau and Hull went be fore the commillce merely lo advise them of the jrovtrnmciUs intentions and the committees gave Iheir approval merely as a vole of confidence Laler Taft told reporters lhat on the question of financial as sistance to Britain he was open minded But it was nonsense he said to call Britain a good risk we are going to do any thing he declared it might per haps be better lo give Ihem ihe money than lend it to them Morgenhaii gave his view on loans for the British al a press conference held after he hnd ar ranged to meet Sir Frederick Phil lipp undersecretary of the British treasury Friday Sir Frederick ar rived in the United Stales Wednes day Asked when the British would need credits Moigciithau replied If 1 knew Ihe answer o lhat question it would nnl have been necessary for Sir Frederick lo nave come over But as far as he knew he added Sir Frederick came lo the United Slates only to present factual in formation on British finances and resources available for purchases m the United Stales and not to make a loan request He has been here twice be fore Morgenthau said and he for anything bc to give will rush their contribu I01c ions to the GlobeGazelle Names I senator Johnson RCii forcj will be used unless there is in 5arw a1 imminent drive for repeal pressed wish lo print only mittils or an assumed name The address is Cliristmas Cheer Fund LOOK INSIDE FOR DKAX W PEISEN Representative Named to District Judgeship PAGE 2 Says Former Mate Chained Her to Bed PAGE JO Dodgers Hope to Buy Worlds Series Chance SPORTS PACK MWlSKllLEO AT EAGLE GROVE EAGLE Thomp son 50 was killed Wednesday about midnight when his Chevro let car struck a signal post nt the corner of Broadway and Commer cial avenue He is survived by his wife and fanuly He wasanlemDlQyeattimcs6f the Heggen Orvice Sopheland 25 riding in ihe car suffered a broken leg JUKI other injuries The signal postwas demolished and the concrete base weighing a Ion or more was knocked 10 feet from Ihc foundation Boone Man Injured Fatally as Pole Slips BOONE will be held Friday for Ralph Harris 27 year old farm worker fatally injured when he was struck by a pole he was helping set on a Boone county farm The pole slipped and struck Harris across thc neck and shoulder ENLISTS IX NAVY Vane son of Mr and Mrs Oliver Stubbc his enlisted in the navy and left Mon day evening from DCS Moines for PLANES POUND NEW LINES SET UP BY ITALIANS Fascist Barracks at Tepelini Main Base Struck by Bombers BULLETIN BELGRADE Jugoslavia Greek sources said hat Greek troops entered Porto Edda Thursday and were expected In occupy Argirocastro Friday The Greeks here said these suc cesses spelled virtual collapse of the Italian campaign on the southern front which the fas cisls had aimed originally at Athens ATHENS Greek armies battled to encircle the entire south front in Albania Thursday while Grcck dive bombing planes hammered at Italian communica tions in iti effort to prevent sta bilization of a new enemy defense line A government spokesman said that Italian barracks at Tepelini now the main Italian base in the extreme south had been hit by Gveek dive bomber The barracks was said in he crowded with fascist reinforce ments rushed to the front in an effort to stem the Greek ad vance that previously had re sulted in occupation ot Prcmelt and carried Greek troops to the outskirts of Porto Edda and within a few miles of Argiro castro The Greek bombing attacks also were said to have disorganized Italian communications The only usable bridge across the riverwas bombed One reporfsaid that the Greek attack Thursday was rapidly re ducing Hie Argirocastro salient and that the Italians withdrawing from I he town had left onlv a rear gujrd lo hold off the Greek attack The Italian forces in the Prp ninli sector including part of an armored division were sail iji Greek dispatches to he falling hack along a narrow road ingr reached the Klisouri area H was described as an easy Inrjrd for Greek and British bombers f The Greek spokesman said that Ihe Italians wore now forced lo fight on cciuil terms1 with the Greeks because in Ihc mountains they could not concentrate or maneuver large forces He said the Italian armored di liability on the the Great Lakes Training Station Disabled lanks and armored cars after spending Thanksgiving home the Care GlobeGazelle Mason City Iowa Street department workers dis covered he loss when they went to clean and paint hc kcv son and Morgenlhau prepared to receive an Argentine financial mission Ui setUc some of Ihe de tails of laws now banIng loans to Bvil ain and announced he would fight it to the last rlitch Barring a miracle he said there is no doubt lhat the United States will go to war Significance was attached in some official quarters to the fact that announcement of the Mor genthauSir Frederick talks co incided with a seemingly uncon nected statement by Senator George DGa that the nations industry should be placed on a 21houi warlime schedule if aid was to reach Britain quickly enough lo be effective As chairman of the important senate foreign relations commit tee Gcoruc is in a position to obtain confidential information on Britains present position and h s Misgestion consequently caused spcculalion lie spohp only of material aid and not nf loans narrow mountain roads often have been tumbled into ra DURA220 TIRANA MOSKOPOLIS ARGIROCASTRO PORTO Greek troops pushing steadily rlccper into Albania throujrii icv rnounuins and snow covered valleys imperiled two cities ImporUnt Portn said ArRiroeasJro 1 and Porto Edda were in imminent danger Near Ircmct 2 Greeks were SS north feCUl nf IlalVS ickcd Far ther north Greeks pushed m two directions 3 through the Dcvol PMl O and IhJ ;