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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 25, 1941, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME H I S r v F u a r o f r OK i c 0 c S V c I v li XLVII THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS ASSOCIATED PKEES AND UN1TEP PRESS FULL LEASED WIRES FIVE CENTS A COPY MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY FEBRUARY 25 1941 MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT THIS PAPER CONSISTS or TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 117 ONE 1NVJ JJ Warehouse Hospital at Camp Claiborne WhereLocal Guards Will Spend Next Year WAREHOUSE WILL HANDLE HUGE VOLUME OF SUPPLIES ss ri 1 f rai permanent biiilHinjrs and thousands of lents wil house and care for the tin shin laurh h at f liter as ns r r HOSPITAL WELL EQUIPPED TO CARE FOR THOUSANDS thai adequate medical care will be available is forcibly demonstrated by pholn at the riffljf which is of the hospital area of Ihe camp These three score buildings arc lor various wards dental ami physinthcrapy clinics mess halls and barracks for husuilal organiza tion enlisted men Quarters for doctors and so on Provision lias been made fur complete operating equipment and for Hie most modern and complete Xray facilities Since a soldier who is not in jiood health is a liability to the nations military branch only healthy men arc being taken to camp where every provision is made to insure maintenance of health Tlic cantonment costing 512000000 is now about 80 per cent complete and troops arc movingin rapidly RAF STRIKES AT BREST UBOAT BASE BATTLE ON AID WHO LOSE JOBS Donohue Would Adjust Payments Downward for Seasonable Workers DES MOINES Adherents of two opposing theories of unem ployment compensation clashed on the floor of the Iowa senate Tues day Senator E P Donohue R New speaking in behalf of a bill to define seasonal industries represented the insurance theory of unemployment benefits Senator George Faul R Des who shared the floor with Donohue most of he morn ing inclined to the belief that while unemployment compensa tion is not a reliefmeasure it is R measure to prevent relief to prevent the evils of unemploy ment Under the terms of the bill as introduced by Donohue and nthcrs a seasonal industry would he one which operates regularly less than 37 weeks a year xi x If an employe of such an in dustry worked less than his cus tomary number of weeks lie would draw unemployment compensa tion for the number of weeks which his employment fell short of the normal working period in that industry Under the present law employes in these industries draw compcn sation for the full 15week period even though the plant in which Iliey workshut clown only a week nr so early at the end of the SCHSOU The bill under consideration would empower the unemploy ment compensation commission to conduct hearings to determine ihe length of the normal work year in seasonal industries Argue on Force in Blood Tests The Iowa house upheld a com mitlcc death sentence on i gradu ated land tax bill Tuesday after it had been told such a measure would seriously depress the vaiue of every insurance policy in this state Representative Gustavo Alcsuh D author of the bill spoke for more than half on hour in a vain attempt to overturn a recommendation for indefinite postponement by the ways and means commiUcc The committee report was ac cepted by a voice vote before ndjoiirnina nt mirm the chamber Rot tanslcd up in an argument over how much force tou Id be used in taking blood from Eden Dill Reach for Parleys ISTANBUL Sec retary Anthony Eden and Gen Sir John G Dill chief of ihe im perial general staff arrived by pianc at Adana in southern Tur key late Tuesday and will reach Ankara Wednesday to open talks Turkish officials The British leaders were met by the British ambassador Sir Hughe M KnatchbullHugesson who had gone to Adana by spe cial train and by representatives of the Turkish foreign office Tiie British parly left by rain for Ankara where they are due Wed nes day Eden and Dill came from Egypt where they have been con ferring with other leaders on the next phase of the war in the Mediterranean area nmotorist suspected driving while intoxicated Speaking on the bill to autho LOOK INSIDE FOR Former Governor of Maryland Succumbs PAGE 2 R Gulh ne Center asked Shoyld there not be some safe guard such as a warrant before you tap a man like a sugar maple The intoxication lest bill which technically would authorize offi cers to arrange for several types of scientific tests would set up the following standards 1 If the blood tested under 5 lumdredths per cent by weight of alcohol the person would be con sidered sober 2 If the lest disclosed an alco holic content between 5hun dredths and 15lmndredths per cent the evidence of intoxication would be admissible but wonld not be piinia facie evidence 3 If the content exceeded 15 Inimlrcdths per cent the suspect would be considered intoxicated j beyond any question Pending at adjournment was an I amendment by Rep Henry W i Burma RAllison for the offii ccrs to arrange for two vials of thx I test fluid one for the slate and i one for the defendants use Suppose a defendant to a test asked Rep Elmer Johnson RCedar Are you going to chloroform him What are you going to do lo get that sample I have seen defendants assert that they were not going u answered Representative George H Keency but they did Plan Million Dollar Capital Improvements STATE PAGE Hansell Defends Title in Girls Cage Race SPORTS PAGE One More Day to ReacilrMess Funds Goal PREVIOUSLY JI Mason Cily Wamci William iarfiu Crocrry CromrDcxlcr Auxiliary liu J C renncy Company ujhu i ot Die Inioi Vrlemin 31 us Wilh one more fujl day left bclorc the departure of Mason Citys three National Guard com panies for Camp Claiborne La less than was needed to reach the 51200 goal for a special ap preciation Mess Fund being raised for the troopers Theres still time to a c I if vou wish to give tangible expression to a kindly sentiment toward these young men who are giving up a year of their lives in a patriotic service Address your or National Guard Fund Mason City Iowa Admits Putting BomBs in Neighbors Woodpile to Give Him a Scare ST PAUL said Tuesday that Paul Pilla had ad mitted he placed two firewood bombs in Ms neighbors woodpile to scare him Pilla said he and Harry Ligirda tvccn their properties Pilla was arrested after a de tective found tools and materials similar lo those used in making the bombs in his home Pieces ol wood had been hollowed out filled 2 NAVY BOMBERS ARE MISSING Searchlights From Destroyer Search Sea Area Without Results SAN DIEGO C a I o small U S navy bombing planes each with two men aboard were missing Tuesday ou n training i flight and the slveriffs office said i it had received reports which the navy refused lo confirm that the i craft had crashed with wings I locked into tire Pacific ocean north of here I Wit h n t success powerful searchlights from a destroyer and a coast guard patrol boat swept the sea between Carlsbad and In is in a drizzling rain Tiie cut 2 URGE SPEED IN PASSiE 1 AID TO BRITAIN Wheeler Says Bill May Be Passed Next Week If No Pressure Used WASHINGTON Fresh talk of a filibuster circulated in capitol corridors Tuesday as two more D Mont and Harbour RN presented their arguments for pas sage of the British aid bill without further delay One opposition senator asking not to be quoted by name toid newsmen flatly There will be a filibuster Taylor Tells Legion of Plan toiead U S Into Conflict This senator said that an in creasing amount of mail uas nrginc that the bill he lalkcil to death And he added al most a dozen senalors had in dicate they would be willinc In lake the floor for lonpr periods of opposition spccchmnliinc Olivers of the opposition Jjroup asserted lliat no plans fur a fili buster were being considered but Senator Wheeler DMont de clared that if the administration leadership fries to push into night sessions we will find means lo make our Wheeler said thai if the admin istration did ijol apply pressure tactics the bill mighl come to a vole by the end of next week But he added the opposition was not willing to agree on any dcfinilc time for voting Mason Cityans Have Part in Conference Held at Des Moines DES MOINES John Thomas Taylor national legisla tive representative of the Ameri can Legion in Washington de lared here Monday night there is and has been a definite plan and f program in effect which will lead us inlo the clusiiiR ban quet meeting of Ihe Iowa Le gions service school ami confer ence Taylor asserled that by lie next congressional elections well be in if the war up to our ears V The men who are going to training camps now arent going to learn to play ping As soon as the lease and lend and loan and give away bill is out of the there are only 20 votes against going to beat the drums Theyre going to beat the drums he repeated Theyre going lo bent llic drums And along about April or May youre going to see Ihings dotie youve seen before ij S jurta slccj ihr Mason City former department commander led in community singing and received best wishes of scores of Legionnaire friends on his projected two and n half months trip to South America Mason CilyV part on the pro gram of Iowas Legion service school included the appearance on ihe program Monday of If Boycc community service direc tor and historian Others in at tendance included Commander W D La turner Clarence Kclrov K F Kelroy Adjutant Earl Waltcrs R C Patrick L L Raymond Ralph Lloyd Jones A Norcm and Dr T A KoUleton Taylor a colonel in lite chemi cal warfare division reserve said there has lone existed an agreement between the United Slates and Great Britain to control the sris He predictcil this country is Boinjr fo sec that Britain is fcci ami lliat our am munition and supplies reach Great Britain The Weather FORECAST IOWA Cloudy lighl snow Wednesday am except extreme norfheast Tuesday nfflil risins temperature wcsl anil central Tuesday night ami cast and centra Wednesday MINNESOTA Increasing cloudiness uccasional light snow southwest and extreme west Tuesday night anil south am nest Wednesday rising 1cm pcralurc Tucsdny niffhl and Iremc cast Wednesday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazelle weather statis tics maximum Monday Minimum Monday night At 8 a m Tuesday Snow YKAR AGO Maximum Minimum 20 K 1 trace Detectives said Iilla told them ic had decided to make a giant firecracker scare1 a mile offshore had vielded no clue and daylight was awaited four youths coon hunting near firecracker to fright en his Carlsbad old 7 doputv Sheriff wien n What Wared to I too large for his stove It ward the water in a power dive he discovered the powland a few moment later heard an I explosion conversations with senators ou both sides in an effort to cxpcdi the legislation mid tint I he winking out a program which he believed would be satis factory A V There was continued Uik nf amendments and Senalnr Mc Xary R the minority leader was reported lo be urs in the administration leader ship o accept twii restrictions One would prohibit any further rarsfcr of naval vessels ami Ihe other would stale that the tiiil conferred no authority for send ing troops out of Ihis hemis phere bo i L time fur years ag n an American slcrnup soing me locker he Eating 2 Eggs at Same Meal Face Jail and Fine YOUd Aftornoon newspaper gave in catering m uMIUJCCI 10 ine same penalty nrommnnt riuniav b servings would Afternoon newspaper gave penalty prominent display to the order Piison if you cat meat and LONDON food March 10 any person eating two eggs or fish and meat at the same Tlic order sicncd bv meal would be liable to a maxi WooUon minister of food bamcd nTa ing in nne meal of mothan cu v W COIM f fish meat or poul1 TI i to and game ccc or cheese Rarrm i The mitiistry said that hotels and one egg however mav b TI reslaurants or boarding houses served may bt The new regulations still do not persons iiCfiuirc coupons for meals ealenl feeling n nmg in catering establishments Tlic new order docs nol apply to bomcs where the only re Hi EVC slriclio continues o be that food dard Res aurant meals must not exceed the wccklv rela pcnaUy 5aid lions stipulated for occupant ar order it was cxplancd was designed U meet criticism thai out dill wno tiriicd a defense appropriations and were not in good shape today Of the 17 billion dollars appro printed for defense Jailyear lie said only 216 million dollars lias been spent ami tliis on canton jmenLs and uniforms anti equip ment for snliicr in training We nave nn I OSs We have some Ger janrl riflo rjnd have some air He dccribcd tiic midwest as the heart if democracy1 arid said midwestcvncrs had a meager con ception of what is happening in Washington The program included the usual pood nalurcd bantering between Hanford MacMdcr of Cily and Kay Murphy New York both farmer slate and national commanders nf the OFFERED FOR SALE SEATTLE An Everett Wash barbeiplaced this adver tisement in a Seattle newspaper For Sale Twochair barbcrsiinp with a good onechair business lius housewnc isseUing a good example for the is 1 tJ Alsn on the program were Cov on Red eoiBe A Wilson and Virgil j merchants her K Day Masni CiFj have announced that Feb is tu bo Coui NAZI CRUISER IN PORT THOUGHT TO BE DAMAGED German Claims of Heavy British Ship Losses Meet Admiralty Denials FllOM CAULK KErOKTS Great Britain answered Adolf Jlitlers threat of unprecedented sea warfare Tuesday by smashing for hours al the big nazi sub marine base at Brest on the At lantic coast of France The KAF attacked Brcsl diir iiis the night and carried out whal was indicated to be our if llic heaviest raids of llic war A navit cruiser of Ihe Admiral ilipner class was spoiled in Ihe harhor ami was believed liil by the Itrifish hombardmcnl It was a 10000ton warship be lieved lo be of tin Hipper class which was credited wilhthe Ger man attack mi a British convoy off Portugal Icb The British answered nasi claims which would indicate Hint sea uar already has been inicn tilicd with ligurcs of losses Jar smaller than those claimed bv the reicli high command CLAIM 233000 TONS HAVEBEEN SUXK Adolf Hitlciss violent new ca offensive was reported by the German high command Tuesday to have sunk 253000 tons of ships in a drive ou British supply lines A Londoti naval spokesman however asserted nothing extra ordinary had occurred in the nszi counterblockade Ou the basis cjf Briliih supply ships averaging between 5000 and 10000 llic German clam would indicate a loss of i5 to 30 VOSCls DMJ the German news agen cy also reported nazi narplancr hail sunk a troopship of 3000 1000 Ions and scl afire another 15000ton transporl loaded wilh troops in an attack on a British convoy in ihe Mcrtilcrrancan A A li clcnyins a claim made lv Hitler liiuihclf Monday lliat 1000 tons shipping had bccn sunk by Die Germans in two days figure revised upward by fi 000 tons Bvilifh admiralty said the Germans had claimed 185000 tons sunk in the vcek ended Feb 16 whereas ac tually only 37636 tons were sunk Hitlers high command credited nboats with sinking 208000 m v 0 planning uuriais wiui smKing 208000 house vork so she will be able tot Ions of the 253000ton total Sur attend Mason Citys Red ras Siilc face warhipt it was said sank Day to be held Friday Fob 28 45000 Ion If you will do the same thine Striking back in a campaifin Jo voull profU because there oc limpt the German ca offctiMvc British KAF delivered llic aault during the night on the naxiUboal base at Brest The London air ministry said the target was Mradrilcd in all ;