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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 29, 1941, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME DEPARTMENT OF AftCHJVCS umn Eighmey Named to Arrange to Courses in Iowa BERGENRAIDED DAMAGE HEAVY British Destroy 2 Ships Oil Tanks and Ammunition Stores ammunitions stores and a Quilting fwncd fdustrial plant were de stroyed during a British raid on the small island of Vaagso 100 mite north of Bergen Norway it waj announced officially Monday Jf16 carried out Sat urday by the mysterious com mando force of the British armv aided by light forces of ihe fleet ana by the RAF The story of the daring thrust noin a communique issued oifVrT the war office and the air ministry Vaagso is the assembly point for German convoys carrying supplies to the far northern front in RuVs and an officer who took part in lie raid said the destruction o shipping had harmed German communications to that front German garrison on an island involved in the attack was captured or killed the com munique said A wireless station and a cer tain industrial plant owned by a Quisling and known to be oner sting for Jof lhe headquarters said the Uerman casualties totaled 120 prisollers were of1Norwegian civij ed TOul 1 lvilh tte LOCAL BOY 6 HITBYSKIDDING CAR IS KILLED Richard Burgener Is Victim Funeral Rites Will Be Held Tuesday Cerro Gordo countys ninth auio I941 was registered unday afternoon at a local hos 6 yar old urgener son of Mr and Mrs Omar Burgener of 703i Accepts Position of CoOrdinator to Train Men for Signal Corps sta ii sa tion KGLO lias accepted an ap pointment as radio coordinator in Iowa representing the national defense committee of he Nat Association Broadcasters it wns announced Monday Mr Eighmey was offered the position in T tele phone call from Arthur Stringer War at a Glance By UNITED PRESS The commandos suffered some casualties but the raid was called a complete success sma seale this laid was a good example of the combined operation in which the Royal Navy Army and Royal Air Force each played an equally im portant and interdependent part COmmnnH the combined dared communique de lhe raid of me home began the action when they ar rived of Vaagso island just be fore daylight and under cover an airiaid smoke screen landed commandos and some 1 troops in naval assault German coast defense guns opened fire on the British ships but were silenced by the guns of tne neet and by aerial bombs ITie planes gave further sup port by laying smoke screens to mask lhe shins and by ma chinefunning batteries and barracks on nearby Kassundo island There were two main militarv on the small island of Maaloy and the other at the southwestern extremity of the town of South Vaagso sarrison of Maaloy is as killed or captured and the military store houses and ammu intion dumps were blown up A battery of four guns also was de At South Vaagso the Germans put up stiff resistance and in street fighting we suffered some casualties before the town could completely under our control the communique said An enemy lank vas put out of action and oil tanks and am munition stores were destroyed A wireless station and a cer tain industrial plant owned by a Quisling and known to be on cratins for the Germans were destroyed A total of eight enemy including five merchant vessels two armed trawlers and one armed tug totaling 15650 ton destroyed The merchant vessels beacheri themselves to avoid capture and were destroyed by our naval CANT TRACE GUNMANS HAT State Agents Join in Search for Man Who Tried to Rob Bank CRESCOSheriff Percy Haven and state agents assigned to the case Monday were unable to trace ownership of a hat thought to be long to the Jonc gunman who at tempted to rob the Ventura State bank at Ventura Saturday The hat carrying a Cresco store label wasdropped from the bandits car as he fled from the bank It is the only clue to the gun man s identity officials have been able to uncover JAPAN CLAIMS WCAPTURED British Forces in Northern Malaya Are Reported Falling Back SINGAPORE UR forces in northern Malaya were reported falling back Monday un der Japanese pressure and it ap ranTu ihat UlC Japanese hwe taptuied or gravely imperilled ajor communications cen miles north of Singapore r i s struck by a car on a M a s o n City street Driver of the car was Fred OG r e e n 740 Fourth street southwest who told local police that the Bur gener boy stepped into the street at Madi son avenue and Sixth street southwest and did not see his HIGHWAY FATAL I TV NQ FOR CERRO GORDO COUNTy IN I94i Washington Consequently Mr Eiehmev has authority to arrange foTa number of schools in the state which will offer courses in radio technic The schools will be sovernmentfinancea and it is the goal of those in charge in iiuL act 1115 car as it approached OGreen said apUe ti f7 ame e ca P0 an important tin e by applied the brakes but condition of the sllccl Jilt The car skidded against a telephone pole after hi ting the before shortly qualify for the army or navy signal corps Mr Eighmey announced that M i Coover head of the electrica engineering department at Iowa r 5oilcg0 H o head of the mechanical eri gineenng department at the State University of Iowa Iowa City arc draftng pns at tjc present time foi teaching radio technician trammg courses under the ESMDT V the we biini Many air alarms Out no Japanese bombing of civil Jan objectives during dayJo It hours Corrigedor Manila harbor fortress attacked for two hours by Japanese planes Japanese pres sure increasing on Luzon but 1 ne 0 Ver 85 Enemy Lands Tank Cavalry Units on Isles north Mann 61 G3 mtles of Manila hold four towns reported recaptured and unconfirmed re port claims 12 Japanese tram ports sunk at Davao SINGAPORE Japanese pene trate south of Perafc river and NPSh Important commut nications northwest u nd tin center 300 miles of Sing uers from radio stations throughout toe state and Mr Eighme I query oye forces The armed sunk vessels were An offensive patrol in conjunc tion svith this operation was car ried out by Blenheim aircraft of the bomber command They en countered and attacked a convoy of enemy merchant ships Many bombs fell among them and one ship was sunk While the operations were proceeding al Vaagso British bombers svere attacking Rerdla the nearest enemy airdrome 100 miles down the coast The communique said eiht bombers were lost in the opera and three fighters CANADA HOST TO CHURCHILL Prime Minister Will Address Dominion Parliament Tuesday OTTAWA URPrime Minister Winston Churchill arrived from Washington at a m Monday two days of war discus sions with Ca nadian offi cials He will ad dress the do minion parlia ment Tuesday afternoon fol lowing the pat tern of his visit to Washington where he in terrupted h i s CHURCHILL conferences Roosevelt to fed by Prime Minister uvKcnzie King anri aides Churchill arrived by sDccfal train from Washington P The high commands munique admitted across the Perak Th T Japanese advance at Ipoh No tuitn of ridi tuition is to be charged All courses will be at night S Announcements of instructors f for will Le wn a IaJer IhJL Cated in citics Marcf facilities available for laboratory ivork f1 M3t bc lo caicd m iIason City Air Eighmey said Those seeking to apply for the Japanese fight for Medan and control of sSaits of Malacca Japanese cruiser se afire transport hit and 12 downed hv TlMtol r and 12 downed by Dutch aircraft TOKIO Japanese asserts drive on to win Phj i Pines and Malaya by New Years LONDON Successful raid on Norways and Maatoy hinds destroys 15G50 tons Gcr propaganda win Philip RAF blasts emshayen Emden Rhine area Dutch airdromes forced defense lines north a communique Monday id been heavily rein MatArthur has consolidated ho invasion thrust started Reporting that American and Philippine troops were in spints and offering stubborn rc Ar Aithur said that losses have been heavy on both sides The text of the war depart ments communique No 23 oil YOUNG FILIPINO SOLDIERS HALT RUSH OF JAPS Manila Has Respite But Corregidor Fort Is Bombed by Planes By RUSSELL BRINES MERCURY DIPS TO 11 BELOW Letup in Frigid Wave Indicated in Shippers Forecast Monday Night patch h of church in charge i S The Another German broa heard by the United I Press n said to have erected strong for 5 ye imposed Mainly oflndianJT ovaf said the Toll for Week Reaches 13 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS rnatics and one year of physics Mi Eighmey stated inauguration of such boTh a reque t o Lieut CoJ Henry L Kin of the United States signal COTO fn a communication to Mr Strfnger declared that there is a definite Seo courts n the installation operation and maintenance of radio equipment He further added that he num ber of men which could be used s pracUcally unlimited I Philippine theater Ilic commanding gcnciil Umted States wnyr tVc east has consolidated the m y of his troops in Pan panga shortened his nnesS In hni rCV days llle has been heavily reinforced by several infantry divisions tank regments and horse cavalry Jap anese units arc composed of vet ean soldiers with modern rini nnd PhiliPPine despite constant fighting against inforcements Army advices otherwise wore Manll B ana rom Vi reporter back SS sectqrtom orK of he suicide squads V ween 5UBZERO southeast and weather chilled Iowa A d c f i n i I e letup was indi c a t e d how e v e r in h e shippers fore cast for Mon day night A minimum of 15 above was pre dieted for northeast Iowa 20 in the north in6 the south on pa similar WSre Air Minister c trowel Navy Minister A L Mao yonaid and Supply Minister C D Howe Sir Shuldham Redfern repre senting the governorgeneral Majwr Stanley Ottawa and members of e diplomatic corps met the train Churchill went directly from the station to Rideau Hall tS craft bombed and machine gunned which came after EARTHQUAKE IS FELT QUETTA ta ThaiJafd Imperial land forces in western Malaya dealt heavy blows alainS Charles Lutter 7 year son of Mr and M Vernon Lulter of Marshalllown nh cast of Sioux City Mrs ovan Lawrence 64 of was kuled in a collision Claim 120000 Nazi Casualties in Month British Nov 25 to Dec the Moscow front lone broadcast was heard FC EIGHMEV CoOrdinator 6 Small Bombs Are Found on Municipal Pier at Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA UP ial ULJi auu In western part of the state Roads in the north half oC the slate were slippery in spols but were normal elsewhere Sundays high was 24 at Omaha Th Momes range was 0 above and 7 above i uis ii above here at 9 a m Monday Dispatch Claims Nazis Seen in North Luzon MANILA URA dispatch to the newspaper Herald said Mon day that German officers were re ported to have been seen on th northern Luzon front 4 a province northwest is about midwav the capital and Line julf invasion beachheads its northern boundary is i distant from both the gulf Manila and the southern boundary only about 5 miles from the capital k the southern portion saESSSrS as it empties into Manila bay through many mouths From Pampanga province Gen eral MatArthurs main northern force would be in a position if need be to fall back non Mamla itself or southwestward tne rueged Batan veloped island 5 lp of lhe are situafcd fortification the heavv bay Weather Report FORECAST Partly cloudy witi i is i n g temperatures Monda afternoon and Monday IOWA Partly cloudy to cloudv IINNESOTA Partly cloudy cloudy Monday Bnd to eve by CBS ec to cross the Pcrak kcr P to v and Camden N is headquarters for Delaware river police and fire boats and houses ard and IN fllASON CITY weather slatis niaximutn Sunday J6 abovc Mmimum Sun night 11 below Maximum Minimum Precipitation Snowfall Sunday Maximum Minimum land F Tni across Fort Hughes and others The communique failed to rik close whether General MaiArthur had abandoned the defend Hne sou h rirCr somc 20 m OS south of Lmgaycn gulf which was mentioned two days ago and niadlnt Ute on the second main in of Manila losure that the Japa were employing ffi 5 hC flst unts had been put Ignks was said to have Jost K Lingayen gulf off th in province of CMSt ol the driven off by the A rcPored any fur tahtin fighting Thr rf The di nese now Sat sLh butno 2 Jap Vessels Sunk by Subs WASHINGTON n rcporlcd Monday that United States submarines had sunk two minor casualties from Pacific irteen survivors or the S SsBWgfcils nree Antiaircraft Eun th r injured only three lack Santia headquarters rrtne mgs of Dclctran ad Santo Domino church 1 ;