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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 2, 1941, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME H4RIOM E R H1ST MEM i AR or IDWa ASSOCIATED PHESS AND UNITED HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKH ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JANUARY 2 MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION vr UVYU aiuiiurva rrt SECTION OXE NO 71 NAZI FLYERS PLANES TO AID ITALY AIRPLANE WAR IS RENEWED IN CHANNEL FIGHT Greeks Claim New Successes b Advance Along Albanian Front By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The war in the air broke out anew after another holiday lull as the bombing squadrons of Great Britain and Germany trad ed blows Wednesday night and Thursday in widelyextend ed crosschannel raids While he nazi war made smallscale attacks on London and scattered districts in England and Wales the Koyal Air Force stabbed at the Ger man port ot Bremen and at in vasion ports in Germanoccu pied territory if if A British announcement des cribed the RAF assaults as espec ially heavy London had three alerts during the night A communique said a small number of persons killed there and in other raided areas which included the north west port of Liverpool Eyes of European diplomats meanwhile were focused 011 the troubled Balkans where Premier Bpgdah Philoff of Bulgaria was enroute to Vienna presumably for talks with naxi leaders though the official reason given for his trip at German Port of at Nora Springs Succumbs JrainjPlunges Down Steep Bonk r Reports feomthe Jugoslav cap ital ot BelgraaeT indicated the general belief in the Balkans was that while in Vienna Philotf be advised ot the purpose of the recent big German troop concentrations in Rumania and o the part Adolf Hitler expects Bul garia to play in his plans There was speculation that Germany might be seeking per mission to move troops across Bulgaria to attach Greece or the Dardanelles Sources close p Kine Boris HI expressed be lief he would not resist Esti mates of the number of Ger man troops now in Rumania or due there run as high as 600 000 six times the total of the Bulgarian army if In Albania the Greeks claimed new successes culminating in cap ture of stronglyfortified Italian positions in the mountains north of Klisura strategicallyimportant town on the central battlefront Sharp Italian counterattacks were beaten back before the posi tions fell the Greeks said On tie North African warfront British land and naval nrtillcrv continued to hold in a state ot stcge the Libyan port ot Bardia Armored patrols reported feeling out Italian defenses tlr to the west in the direction of T bruk 80 miles from the Egyptian frontier Some quarters in Cairn gested the British might slab at TobruK to harass the Italian troops strengthening defense works there without wailing for Bardia to fall cach other beside the track TWO FORMER IOWANS KILLED Freight PlungesrGver 100 Foot Cliff DelMarrCa to Sea SlAR Cal for into the wrecked cars piled into Importance of Maintaining Education Levels Stressed StateBoard Submits to Governor Wilson DES MOINES large in education a state and as in other just I 3io jLiat uuuul mer lowans died New Years eve I what it pays for the stale board of education asserted in its semi annual report to GovGeorge Wilson The report was filet in com j pliancc with a resolution passed by the 1939 legislature asking for a survey of efforts to elimi naic needless duplication In he work done at Inwas three state institutions for higher education The resolution was the after math of an unsuccessful attempt to merge all the states engineering school facilities on the fowa State college campus at Ames Thc economyminded legislature con sidered but did not approve sev eral suggestions for the elimina tion of duplication in the various instruction fields of the University of Iowa and Iowa State The board declared that there has been insufficient funds in re cent years to permit much dupli cation of effort even If it were desired Speaking of the university in particular tlie board said llic real problem has been In maintain existing courses and facilities at a high level not to expand into duplicate areas i connection the report in the derailment oC a Santa Fe freight train near here Wayne Waldcn former DCS Moines Iowa resident and fire man on the train and Glenn A Dunham engineer and former resident of Esthcrville Iowa were killed when the engine and three cars of tlie 40 car train plunged 100 feet over a cliff The brakcinan H A Williams of Ios Angeles also was killed In addition to his widow a for mer Osceola Iowa girl Waldcn is survived by a sister Mrs C A Reibcrt of Des Moines Dunham is survived by his widow and three brothers Jay and Wesley of Estherville and Frank C Dun ham of Pasadena Cal T iiVi HUNT VICTIMS OFSNOWSLIDE Witnesses Describe Race of 4 Skiers to Get Free of Avalanche SALT LAKE CITY Work men dug inlo a 50 foot deep snow pile in the rugged Wasalch moun tains near here Thursday in an cffalt lo Determine whether there rL O i calt o etermine whether there ing Lnain Oaves OOV I was Ioss life whcu an avalanche J sleep Rustlers peak n I TM T J I dow Who Broke Through Ice ARMY WILL ASK 3 BILLION MORE ON ARMAMENTS Planes Tanks Guns and Munitions Plant Construction Sought WASHINGTON army got ready Thursday to ask the new congress for an additional S3000000000 to further its out armament program The sums to be asked after the new session opens Friday were reported approximately as fol lows 51000000000 for the produc tion of 3fiOO more bombins planes from parts made largely in existing automobile factories anil assembled in four midwest ern plants operated by aircraft companies SlGOOOOOOOO for Runs tanks planes and other material to round out equipment for an army of 2000flflO men S4 00000000 for the construc tion of additional munitions plants to give the country suffi cient reserve capacity to supply land forces of 4000000 men in an emergency Plans call for maintenance of munitions factories on a standby basis similar to the role of Brit ain s plants prior to the outbreak ot war with Germany e new plants wouldbe in ad n a diUontoIhe 841actoriesbr special G WILHELM KUNZE His Records Indicate Bund Is Military Unit PAGE 2 GymAuditorium at Fertile Will Open Funeral Setvices of OneTime Legislator Will Be Held Sunday NORA SPRINGS Lafc Hill former Nora Springs Advertiser editor and representative in thc Iowa legislature during the for tyfirst to fortyfifth general as semblies died Tuesday night at the home of a daughter Hoy Tyler i fcaGrande Ore where he was visiting Funeral services will be lieW at the Methodist church in springs Sunday afternoon with the Ilev Kobert Davies in elianre Tlie body will arrive here Friday from LaGrande ac companied by Mr Hills widow and daughter Burial will be in lark cemetery in Xora Springs On Jan 31 1938 MI Hill dis posed of the Nora Springs verUser and the Rudd Review to Mr and Mrs R R MOOS He had gamed his initial experience as a printer with David Brant while he was publiihihg the Walker and who later was fOr many years publisherof thc Iowa City Daily Republican v After serving as superintendent of schools for a time Mr Hill I founded the North English Rccovd m 1889 which he sold lo one of his employes and returned to school workuntil 1834 He then published newspapers in southern Iowa In 1917 he bought the Ad vertiser On Jan l isig he bought the subscription list of the Springs Tribune In 1935 he bought the Rudd Review which since that time has been published from Ihe Advertiser office Counting time out for school work Mr Hill LAFE HILI 800000tiOO appropriationwhich congress voted for the purpose last summer Roughly 75 per cent of the tola of appropriated for the army last year has been obli gated to dale and insofar as new munitions facilities are concerned 95 per cent of available funds are obligated The first ol the new powder plants built under this program is scheduled to come into production in June or possibly sooner The rc quested of the new congress will push past thc total national defense ex penditures authorized since thc beginning of 1910 In addition more than 55000 000000 of production for thc Brit ish is pending or in prospect part of it for British cash part under WASHINGTON PiThe house of tile recordsmashing ad journed its last session day afternoon but the leadership called for In the newspaperbusiness He became republican candi date for representative to the for tysecond general assembly win ning He primary nomination by more than a two to one vote He carriedNora Springs and Rock Grove township with a loss of only 20 votes He continued in the house for the fortysecond extra fortythird and fortyfourth sessions He was elected senator serving in thc fortyfifth forty sixth and fortysixth extra sions Mr Hill served one term school director He served 17 years 35 trustee of the Metho dist church of Nora Springs For 20 years he was president of thc iNora Springs Bed Cross and was president of the Nora Springs Li I brary association CONGRESS SETS NEW MARKS House Adjourns Afler 366 Days LongesL Session in History morning House of that branch Thms senate final I Friday adjournment p m central came at standard aitiuuara time 366 days after this congress opened its third session on Jan 31040 The senate leaderships deter nunation to meet Friday technical ly added one more day to the ses n sion giving al iifc President plan Roosevelts leaselend PAGE 4 L I said that appropriations arc still running lower than they were 10 years ago while enrollments have increased at both Iowa City and steep Rustlers Ames icth C Wright 1 Granting tlie highest degree of efficiency in thc administration of Stanford in New High With Rose Bowl Win SPORTS PAGE Congress also must make regu lar appropriations for army and navy salaries and the other rou tine expenses ot the next fiscal year Kurthermoro there has been i speculation that the navy mieht isk authority to expand its cur rent destroyer construction pro gram various or Altogether the armament outi senator lays already authorircd by con gress or to be submitted to that He was active ul gamzations and served as one of the grand officers of the Knights of Pythias He was a delegate to the Yeoman National Conclave at Colorado Springs a delegate at the government expense to the fifth Liberty Loan conference in Chicago appointed by Governor Kendall as delegate to the Inter state Laymens Educalional coun cil lln appeared as speaker on crime ami law enforcement at an educational conference in Iowa City Uurinjf his term as a group UUKTHINCTON Minn Ufi after being with Ten year old Dwaync Miller skiers in the reaion owed lus Thursday to three x men who formed living dain k pull him from Lake Okabena The boy broke through the ice i while crossing the lake iMervilIe 1l clown the prej The board poke of the thrrc Death helped by Louis and John shorliitlcr magnificent college camples wUh on the institution for which the board is responsible there is a bottom limit beyond which our Wltrr cannot g in maintaining iK they saw four educational syf tern the statement Hogcthcr caught in the i continued laicmcm body total about a third as much as the estimated national income for 1940 Some of the authorized expenditures however such as lhal for the twoocean navy will be paid out over a period of four or five years There were hints Wednesday that American industrys trcmcn J OUIlll Meier formed the chain to rescue Dwayne np Japan Names Kawaii Minister to Australia Pieces of skis found in thede bris were identified by compan ions as belonging to Wright TOKIO seeking to J WS on the valley expand its interests and influence companions when throughout the far and the notlcccl thp starting said South Seas named its first S McKay istcr to Australia Thursday foly lowing the lead of thc United plates in establishing direct re Jfllinn5 Tnfoirt j Aii estimated 1500 a physical plant in each persons were at the adjacent Alia i preaching adequacy and ft sud sports area but the slide that thc buildings needed did not cross usual ski runs i brary at the university for ex ample are dwarfed into ficancc by the buildings we have Turning to the personal element the board said in the past Iowa has been able lo attract and hold r WIUJUL JU Jations Tatsuo Kawaii a former Joreign office spokesman who has as had diplomatic experience in the of Salt Lake some of thc most able and inspir mg leaders in their respective fields GOP TO SELECT SPEAKERJANil Caucus Scheduled at DCS Moines Seven Candidates in Field DES MOIRES battle A for the republican nomination for j lhcrfna speaker of Ihe Iowa house will be x Britain Secretary fought out at 10 a m Salu rdiv i saw it might apply tn during his first term as represen tative During Ihe fortythird ses sion of the legislature he served on a Kpcciil banking committee U S Bombers Flown v v i 1 IH V dous backlog of annanicnt orders Qfvn D I I might be firrthcr increased by LONDON Stilcs He was p delegate to the flood control conference in days ascompared with the previous longest session of 354 days in the World 191718 more ICKisIafion however could lie enacted and multiple problems of defense taxation foreign policy domestic econo my and monetary questions were passed over to the 77lh congress which comes into ex istence at noon Friday Thc length of the session was attributed to thc expressed deter mination of the lawmakers to stay here during Ihe troubled war months Several attempts to end the session during tlie fall were voted down decisively Another record set in tins ses sion was on appropriations Swol en as never before in peacetime By funds tor military actual direct appropriations totaled nearly and iiriI for more than were authorized Along with this outpouring of money the congress added vast SOME ITALIANS GO HOME FROM ENGLISH SIEGE Increased Activity in Mediterranean Area Believed Indicated By THE ASSOCIATED TRESS ROME German planes and pilots have been sent into Italy an official announcement said Thursday to help in the bitter aeronaval fight now developing m the Mediterranean basin A published statement by Oen Francis Iricolo chief of the Kalian air force said the German air corps should be con sidered as a great Italian unit and srivcn every facility in Italy A published statement of Gen eral Pricolo and Field Marshal General Albert Kesselring com mander oE German aviation in the area opposite Britain said some Italian pursuit planes had re mained on the English channel Iron I La Tribmia kiitl the massing axis air forces in tile Medi terranean sector was a injr to hose still counting on thc British guarantee and fore cast that the enemys haughti ness wouhi be broken at any cost with iron and fire Tlie size of the German air forces in Italy is a military se cret but observers assumed the nazis would be as generous in their help as the Italians ivlnj were reported to have sent hun dreds of planes and thousands of men as well as trainloads ol sup plies to the It CiaferannouiifeSenti seemed to support the viesv here that no call was made or contemplated for infantry troops J jansfer of nazi flyers to Hie Mediterranean front was in terpreted in foreign circles as in dicating axis air activity would be intensified and concentrated in this area during January which usually is stormy over the Eng isn cluinne Tlie Kalian air corps tonk nart in German attacks on Britain from bases m the French side of thc English channel for two months first goiiuj into action Oct 5 the radio snid V f Italian planes were said to have bombed more than a BritHi cities as well as shipping Flying sometimes in groups of more than 100 they often were forced to fly because of storms and fog Ilalian correspondents have reported Hitherto Italys only acknow ledgement of direct nazi aid in 11 nii UHl ill the air was that German Junkers were used to transport troops to iuul lllat Italian flyers resources of manpower To The tini SC1C llsing a number of German lions defence effort cttactitie lie J s The return of he Italian first peacetime conscription in history The greit theme of continued throughout the dying air corps Italy preumablv cn tllccl transfer of stocks of supuhcs which bad been moved dent Roosevelts Sunday night ndi i to congress morning Jan 11 in a GOP house caucus here republican sources said Thursday Since thc GOP possesses SB house seats to the democrats 22 victor in all probability as the house speaker I saw three men in one group and a fourlh man apart from the group The man who was apart from the rest started to schuss to Love and loyalty for ihc state i lo has aided in To win the caucus nomination P cri r jlhc victorious aspirant will havciwrTtr V i to rnl t il says ho already has had many li There ast 44 votes seven candidates panded assistance to China under thc plan which Presii oimi dcnl Roosevelt intends to submit mc being flown across the Atlantic ocean lo Britain in a steady stream Viscount Beav crbrook minister for aircraft production said Thursday Bcaverbrook described the transAtlanlic flights as a very efficient means of delivery and he aid the method of delivery was being extended more and more Tlie ministers statement made to American newspaper corre spondents al his office marked thc first official announcement to China and Greece This asser tion led to talk in government circles that several hundred fight er planes might be released to China in the spring BAD UUCK IN 1011 dres on defense and aid to Brit ain was in effect a declaration of wnr In the senate wliicli nas mcctins Thursday as wclL as planning to meet Friday Sena tor Lee D Oklai appealed for cvrry effort by this country in keep England afloat Final moments of tile nicetin were quite noisy and Speaker Rayburn endeavoring to restore order at one time smashed liic head off a gavel The head flew j The Germans presumable t would bring thousand ot tons of thenown equipment for their Mediterranean operations i Dispatches said thc German and UaliBii flyers on he channel front had fraternized well and had i learned to understand one anolncr I with the aid of dictionaries and i grammars which were distributed among them into the well of thc chamber ni rowly missing a clerks head GaSh The Weather FORECAST llulj niu canoiciatcs in however the board said and this the field They arc A H isn t a rule to be relied upon1 I Spencer Robert D Blue Returning to thc duplication I Grove Henry W Burma Allison A namcd to thc ctou lllc David A Dankccr Lamoni Jolui He attained terrific momentum sustained when a brass tube mtc companions all Vvhon nf i osc v which he had bee a pultins match safe y They ml W r hc lc ir respective srhool while they skied off at an angle nauguraicd for hi as chief executiveof Iowa was taken to a after a car struck and severely injured nm A friend went to get Wolfs parked automobile but came back to itport it had been stolen tOWA Fair Thursday Txtiln 11 jr United Slates bombers were i y tlcr Tlulrstlas Britain now has more airplanes MINNESOTA Fair west and of every type in operation ttian south cloudy occasional ever before in history and she lias I more in Beaverbrook I said IIUILI Effort toCall Denmark Fails DECORAH Adolph off After mit h H Iics route 1 Decorah tried to put condition nnrt STVly snow northeast colder Thursday niRht Friday partly cloudy colder northeast MASON CITY weather of After much Irauole due to stormy to put conditions and busy lines the lo tan In his cal operators contacted Berlin alcr and brother in Denmark Gcrmanv onlv to be told by he He had already cabled his Berlin operator that when he exj in Denmark cannot lalk to statis tivrs telling peeled to put through the calllcign cannot lal countries Maximum AVcdncsdav AI 8 a m Thursday Rain YEAR Maximum Minimum mchl 2a 23 11 inch CEDAR FALLS Al Beiselct of Yutan Nebr one of live persons injured in an auto mobile accident west of Arling ton Tuesday died in a hospital here U ednesday The injured pcr arc Mr and Mrs James Os tor and their 10 year old son i lames Jr of Cedar and j Albert Casavjni YnUni Mrs Os jtcrs condition was reported by hospital attendants as critical j Celebrated New Year by Starting Plowing WASHINGTON An un UMially mild whiter enabled Leo iicxctt t celebrate New Years day by startinR his spring plow 15 four months ahead of time Ptckctt plowed a field just to ee whether it could be done and savs tnat come spring all hell have lo to is go over it with a harrow ;