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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 21, 1941, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME H i s r vtu A o E P r or i oa o E s w o i HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH LOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XLVII ASSOCIATED PHFSS AKD UNITED PRESS FULL LEASED WIRES FIVE CENTS A MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JANUARY 21 1941 THIS PAPER CONSISTS Of TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 87 KENNEDY FOR LIMITING F R POWER across the J SAYS U S ACTS STUDIED IN AXIS CHIEFS PARLEY Gayda Lists 5 Phases Taken Up Nazis Report Victory Year Planned ROME Gayda in dicated Tuesday that United States sharpening of warlike trends ocean fig u r e d promin ently in the meeting be tween Adolf Hitler and Be nito Mussolini The authori tative editor of II Giornale dltalia outlined these five w e 11def ined phases of the w a r situation which he said meeting 1 Intensification of German air attacks on Britain 2 Intensification of the axis counterblockade in the Atlantic 3 Critical developments in the Mediterranean 4 The sharpening of warlike trends across the ocean which do not pass without reactions from the whole political and military system of the war 5 Vast international accords of the axis Gayda emphasized the axis na tions identity of views not only for political ends but also for conduct of the foreign observers expressed be lief that Hitler and Mussolini 5 Rescued From Icy Mast of Sunken Schooner on Which 18 Drowned SOME ENGLISH V x w w a a x x v it UWIllU kllUblUII OPPOSE ENTRY OF U S IN WAR BOSTON men drowned Tuesday almost within sight of their homes as the Boston schooner Mary E OHara home ward bound from a week on the fishing banks was split open in a collision as it approached Boston harbors and sank Five halffrozen survivors dragged to safety from the pro truding mainmast of the sunken schooner by the crew of the trawler North Star told their rescuers ihal the OHara appar ently had struck a barge and thai the remainder of the crew of 23 had fallen from the rig ging one by one as their hands froze if if f Brought ashore with tlieir own hands and feet frozen half dead from drenching and exposure the men said their schooner had sunk so fast that there was no time even to launch a dory and that they had fled into the upper por tions of the rigging to cling there tor three hours in the early morn ing darkness from 3 a rii until 6 The faint cries the survivors were heard by members oE the crew ot the North Star as they passed Finns ledge on the outer fringe of Boston harbor a dozen miles from the city Three times earlier during those tragic hours other craft ap proached the men clinging to the icesheeted the men cried for to see the vessels pass and their lights fade in the gloom j Captain Lars Lunde of tlie North Star said the five told him that had they been able to attract the attention of one of these other crnft many more of the crew might have been saved OHara laden with its fare ot fish and still further borne down with a heavy sheathing of ice in the 12 degree tempera ture sank within five minutes as the to launch the heavily iccil desperately to rim their vessel aground Captain Lunde found five feel of tlie foremast and 12 feet of The survivors said that tile I tlie mainmast of the OHara above the water near Finns ledge and guided the bow his beam trawler so close that he was able to remove four of those clinging to the rigging The fifth Cecil Crowell ot Shelbournc county Nova Scotia was helpless and unable to move from his perch so a dory was put overside and three members of the North Stars crew rescued him The other survivors were Cecil Larkin 3D Stanley Conrad 54 Frank Silva Sa and Gabriel Welch all of Bosion Think Winant to Be Envoy to England WASHINGTON G Winant onetime republican gov ernor of New Hampshire and former chairman of the social se curity board was reported au thoritatively Tuesday to bo Presi dent Roosevelts choice to succeed Joseph P Kennedy as ambassador to Great Britain Informants close to the white house said that he was acceptable to Prime Minister Churchill and other British officials Mr Roosevelt it was said de cided that Winant had the re specl of all classes of people and that he would make an ideal diplomat under the trying con ditions of war and postwar re habilitation Kennedy who tendered his res ignation some time ago was re ported to have been informed of Winants selection and to have expressed no objection Authoritative reports said the president probably would send the nomination to the senate the next few days and wellin formed leaders on capitol hill said may haye tain Frances cooperation in the war against Britain by direct ac tion if necessary With the German military es tablishment in Sicily figuring largely in the axis plans for the Mediterranean war the observers look for a nazi attempt to gain lurther bases on the French island of Corsica and Tunisia in French north Africa The British island base of Malta which thus far has been the chief Mediterranean objective of ihc i axis air fleels would be another effective base if it could be wrested from its defenders it was said Claim Axis Planned Victorious Year By LOUIS T LOCHNEF BERLIN The central idea underlying Mondays conference between Adolf Hitler and Premier Blussolini informed sources said Tuesday was to insure during the present year a victory over Eng land regarded as already practic ally achieved All other problems such as the rearrangement of the world after victory or detailed questions sudi as the fate of the French colonies were secondary these sources dci clared j U was emphasized further that the presence of the German and Italian foreign ministers Joachim von Hibbentrop and Count Gale azzo Ciano at the meeting indi cated the axis leaders consider diplomatic weapons as well as military weapons important to the achievement of victory Hitlers Germany they said will avoid the mistakes of the earlier German regime when foreign pol icy and military policy ran side by side without being dovetailed carefully into each other JJlSkewas little doubt that he Roosevelt Reviews Troops would be confirmed promptly Winant 51 was named as firsl chairman of the social security board in 1335 He resigned during the 1936 campaign to defend the social security act against the criticism of Alt M London then the republican presidential nom inee Since that lime Winant has been mentioned on several occa sions for various cabinet posts Although elected to the New Hampshire legislature ill 1017 Winant hardly took his scat be fore leaving for Paris to enlist in the first air squadron of the AEF He was honorably dis charged as a captain in 1919 If At 36 he was elected governor of New Hampshire and then was j Robert the youngest governor in the country He was reelected for a second and third term but de Troops of ilic Unifccl States armj swins past tlie reviewink stand at the white house to be reviewed by President Iloosevclt during be inaugural parade With the presidentin he stand were left to Gen George C Marshall chief of staff of the army Roosevelt Admiral Harold R Stark chief of naval operations and Vice President Wallace Blue Names Four Speakership Opponents to Chairmanships Knudson of Mason Cily Named Head of Cities and Towns Committee DES MOINES if Speaker D Blue Tuesday ap pointed all four of his republican Speakership race opponents chair clined a fourth on the around that others should have an opportun ity to hold the office Long regarded as a friend by labor Winant was mentioned f prominently among the list of possible republican presidential nominees in 1936 WOaiAN 101 DIES LINCOLN Ncbr tV HI r y Peter Gcttcrt 101 widow of a one lime prominent business man and real estate owner in Musca tine lowan died here Monday The Weather FORECAST DRIZZLES SNOW ARE PREDICTED Nasty Weather for Iowa Forecast With Colder Temperatures DES MOINES weath er bureau hauled up the nasty weather standard over Iowa Tuesday predicting light rain drizzles snow and snow flurries on the heels of colder tempera tures The mercury registered a com paratively mild 30 degrees here Tuesday morning and averaged about 10 degrees above normal for the state Minimums are expected Tues day night in the 20 to 30 degree range not much change from Monday nights low of 19 degrees at Davenport Mason Citys mini mum was 20 IOWA Light rain or drizzle changing to snow north and west Tuesday night Wednesday snow flurries west light snow cast warmer extreme cast ccn Iral colder west Tuesday night colder Wednesday MINNESOTA Snow Tuesday nifflit and Wednesday moderate south and cast portions colder Wednesday and north and west tonight IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather ics Maximum Monday Minimum Monday nijhl At 8 a m Tuesday YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum men of important committees in the Iowa house The chairmanship appointments included Agriculture No A Dancer R Dairy and W Burma R Political and judicial A il Avcry R Commerce md It Irwin H Two democrats also were given committee chairrniinships Th e y are Rep George H Kenney D head of the pharmacy committee and Hep Robert C Reilly D chairman of the state planning committee EXTENDED FORECAST CHICAGO fore casts for the period from p m Jan 21 to p m Jan 25 1941 UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY Iowa and Illinois Wisconsin and Minnesota except those portions that drain into the Great Lakes The temperature will average below normal considerably colder Wednesday becoming somewhat warmer south and central portions toward end of period Precipita tion will be above normal mostly in the form of snow over north and central portions and rain and Committees are the filler through which all proposed leg islation must go As a general lliingr a committee decides the fate of a bill If it reports a bill out with a recommendation that il pass the measure nearly al ways is given serious considera tion statisti f il reports a bill out for lin j definite postponement the pro j posal rarely is ever mentioned 1 again Chairman of the potent appro prialions committee was given to i Rep George L Scott R West j Union Rep Martin Van Oosler ihous R Orange City was made chairman of the ways and means The best thermometers could cioi some snow in extreme Monday the bureau said was rise to a 37 degree high at Oma ha south committee and Rep Leo Hocgh R Charitpn was appointed chairman of judiciary No I By virtue of the latter appoint ments Scott Van Oosterhous and Hoegh will be on the legislative interim committee for the 194143 period Thai committee meets periodically between sessions Blue created a new commit tee that of national defense and named Rep Floyd J Pine R Columbus Junction as its chairman The speaker divided the key agriculture committee into two will be headed by Rep lohn S Heffner R Webster Cily All told the speaker named 57 committees Following are the other committee chairmen all Aeronautics W R Fimmen Bloomfield animal industry E J Morrissey Valeria banks and banking E W Scott Lake View board of control Meivin Wilson Lake City building and loan Frank O Hocum Newell child welfare L O Lampman Prim ghar cities and towns Herman A Knudson Mason City claims H A Dogen Estherville compen sation of public officers C G Good Ogdcn conservation of re sources F A Latchaw Wilton Junction consolidation and co ordination in state government Earl C Fishbaugh Shenandnah constitutional amendments Albert Steinberg Ames farm County and township organiza tions Harold B Claypnol Wil liamsburg departmental affairs Elmer Pieper Waukon drainage John G Odden Lake Mills elec tions E H Felton Indianola emergency legislation Harland C Foster Mount Pleasant enrolled bills Gordon Smith Clarence fish and game A C Greene Den ison greater Iowa Jay Colbuni Harlan horticulture and forestry William Krusc Rockford insur ance Carroll Johnson Knoxville interstate bridges Herman W Walter Council Bluffs judiciary ATo 2 James A Lucas Bedford labor William N Clinton Liquor control F B Sharp EI kndcr mililarv affairs If F Rissc Mitchell mines and mining S A Martin Centerville motor vehicle Harry E Wcicliman Ncwhall old age assistance J F Miller Humboldf Police regulation fi R R Dvorak Toledo T C Hutchison Algona private corp orations Elmer Johnson Cedar Rapids public health J R Gard ner Lisbon public lands and buildings G T Kuesier Gris FELLER WILL GET Signs Conlract for Highest Salary Ever Paid Baseball Pitcher SPORTS BULLETIN CLEVELAND Felle unlimbered his good right arrr Tuesday and signed a contrac making him the highest pait pitcher in baseball history It was understood to call fo 330000 giving the striken u champion a raise of about from last year when he won 2 games Everybody is satisfied Fclle said is he emerged from a con fercnce with Alva Bradley Clcvc land Indians presidetil The JL year nkl kid is just off a Van Jlctcr Iowa portion ot the district occurring chiefly with storms Wednesday i parts Agriculture No 2 farm and aboui Friday and Saturday tiic second committee wold public libraries Henry Wichman Malcom public utili ties Jens Thompson Rolfe rail roads J R Hall Malvern roads and highways X T Prentis Mount Ayr rules Curtis W Greg ory Adel schools and textbooks B S Moylc Maquokcta social security Arch W McFarlane Waterloo state educational insti tutions E L Stewart Washing ton tax reduction P Knowl ton Dccorah Iclcphone telegraph and express H F Nelson CRv GREEKS SMASH COUNTERDRIVE Report Losses by Italians Heavy in Tepcleni Battles By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Greeces mountain fighters re ported Tuesday they smashed the biggest Italian counterattack yet attempted in the Tcpeleni sector of central Albania The Greeks after reporting that Italian forces had started an in tensive drive in the Tepeleni re gion declared the attack had been thrown back with losses of large numbers of Italians In another combat zone north of Kiisura the Greeks reported they had scored important gains In a blinding snowstorm captur ing an Italianheld mountain height along with 100 Fascist prisoners field guns machine guns and mortars REPORTS SHOW RUMANIA AGAIN IS IN DISORDER Varied Rumors Slip Across Border From Center of Outbreaks By UNITED PRESS A whole chorus of Balkan ru nors mostly centering on trouble n Rumania burst forth Tuesday ifter the meeting of Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini to discuss war plans against Great Britain It was not yet clear whether lie reported Rumanian outbreaks lad a place in the war scenario prepared at the axis conference There were half a dozen ver sions of the Rumanian none of them from Bucharest di ect The Rumanian capital has been cut off from telephonic com munication with Zurich Switzer land ctiiet European news clear ance point since midnight Sun day Hereis tlie Rumanian situatiot as various capitals reportedit Ion Anton escu ordered arrest of 10 Creel nationals in reprisal for the al leged slaying by a Greek of Majoi Doering member of the Germai icncral staff in Bucharest Ru manian army detachments marched to the German legatioi and sang German hymns in honoi of Doering The iron guard dem onstrated in sympathy The Brit secret service was alleged to be behind the assassination quoted at leged reports from Sofia Bulgaria of a communist uprising agiins the Bucharest government Mucl fighting was reported in Rumania with many Germans killed tension was reported rising as a result of quar rels between rival factions of the iron guard Several hundred per sons were killed Ion Petrovitehcs cu quit as minister of interior and was replaced by Dumiiriu Popes cu g u a id i s t demonstrated in Bucharest agains Gen Ion Antonescu and in favo of VicePremier Horia Sima commorcia delegation returning from Russi reported 120 soviet division massed along the German froniie with belief groiving hat Russi land Germany eventually ivouk be involved in war There appeared to be w flavor of wishful thinking in the ver sion of the Rumanian affair which came from each of the in terested capitals The Germans emphasized the Greek angle Turkish reports played up the possibility of Russo German friction while Sofia and Budapest saw signs of an internal Rumanian breakup The only thing which appeared to be certain was that trouble had broken out in Rumania again and that each interested country hoped that it might develop along lines favorable to its in i teresls LOOK INSIDE FOR HENRY W BURMA Would Raise Relief Requirements in Iowa PAGE 2 Farmer Is Killed in Mishap NearHampton STATE PAGE MOTHERGIVEN 2 TRANSFUSIONS All of Quadruplets Die Within 7 Hours After Being Bom MICHIGAN CITY Ind UR Physicians ordered a blood trans fusion Tuesday for Mrs Eva Swanson 34 who Monday gave birth o quadruplets that died within seven hours of delivery The 88 pound mother withstood the Caesarian section with aid of a blood transfusion from her brotherinlaw George Segnitz Her condition Tuesday was des cribed by St Anthony hospital attaches as good with normal Because of the unusual which experts say can happen once in 795000 the mothers normal frailly a second transfusion was ordered But phy sicians said Mis Swanson was no f if if 11 Retiring Ambassador Says Crisis Would Hinge on Air Control WASHINGTON UR Ambas ador Joseph P Kennedy rc cd to congress Tuesday that ome high British officials be ievcd the United States should go o war with their nation against lermany but thai others dis igreed with this view V Those who favored United Slates entrance into tlie war said lie retiring envoy to Lon don did SD because they felt that this nation would find a way to carry it through Offi cials opposed to the idea lie said believed tliat it would cut down tlie flow of ivar materials to Britain H Kennedy who served President Rooseveltin London for 13 months after Britain went to war and went through more than 280 nil raids appeared before the house foreign relations committee to testify on the administration bill for leaselend aid to Britain and other democracies He agreed with various sug gestions put forward by commit tee members for limiting powers which would be granted to the president by the legislation ap proving among others a proposal to keep the president from using warships for convoy duty unless congress consented Bui he said that the main task before this nation is to complete its own rearmament We should go all out lo rearm now he declared Representative Richards DS asked whether in compari son with that objective of pre paredness thu question of aid Britain should not be considered as merely and Ken nedy said he agreed BRIDE IS 70 BUENOS AIRES UR marriage of Scnorita Torres 70 to Rodolfo Casco a 22 year old Adonis inspired a charivari out side their honeymoon house in which hundreds joined The police finally decided that the aged bride had had enough excitement for Sioux I one day and nadcvs dispersed the scrc PRESIDENT OF BANK IS DEAD Herman Schnedler 74 Nora Springs Dies at Residence NORA F Schnedler 74 president of the First National bank of Nora Springs died at his home here Monday night He had resided here for 58 years Surviving are two sons and three daughters E L Schnedler of Minneapolis H Schnedler of Nora Springs Mrs C 3 Bar low of Clarion Mrs John Adams of Nora Springs and Mrs Leo Gleason of Minneapolis He was a real estate dealer and owned much property in his vi cinity He was associated with i the bank lor 50 years Questioned at length on con ditions in Britain Kennedy said that when war came anil liarliament nasscd a bill in twn liotirs without bly the emergency powers Democracy went out the win dow But lie added it did not necessarily follow that democ racy cant come back1 At another point he said that il was quite unlikely that England might land troops on the European continent and defeat Germany He reiterated his expressed view that Ihe United States ihould keep out of the war On the problem of aiding the British the ambassador expressed Die belief ihal congress should have a closely coordinated rela tionship with the president It congress could have some small committee that uuuld function witli the president youd still have congress functioning but il would not be through an muvieldly body he explained At the same lime he made it clear thai ho favored full short of the Brilish He called for 100 per cent support for whatever methods nf extendingassistance finally were worked out Representative Tinkham R Mass look up with Kennedy the question of making public reports which vhe envoy forwarded to Washington while he was in Lon don Kennedy said the matter in volved policy considerations and wa for tile state department to decide It might be he added that he best interests of the country uould not be served by making Ilic documents public He said that while lie was in London he had but three tcle phone convcivations with the ad quadruplets iie ministration here One with the president and two with the sec retary of state Kennedy reported there was nn unanimity in British government circles on lie question of Ameri can entrance into the war The carefully dressed diplomat who reported he went through more than 280 air raids during his service in England told the com mittee that many people in the British government felt they were not yet getting all the aid they might normally expect from the United States Kennedy appeared before tha committee to testify in the ad ministrations proposal for lend aid to the British In a radio address last week he expressed favor for the principle of giving the British all aid short ot war but marie it clear he was not wholly in accord with the methods MRS EVA SWANSON Waterloo Boy Dies as Sled Goes Under Auto WATERLOO Pelt 19 was killed here Monday night when his sled glided underneath a parked automobile in front of his home police reported Physi cians said Pells neck was broken when his body struck the rear bumper of the parked car 14569 WERE ARRESTED ST PAUL highway commissioner M J Hoffman re ported Tuesday that the Minne sota highway patrol arrested 14 589 traffic law violators during 1940 Warning tickets were issued to 42493 other motorists for lesser violations Hoffman said ;