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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 16, 1941, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME CON 0 p A R T E f i 7 c F M 5 T C r Y A N L ARCHIVED I CINE i A HOME EDITION THi NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBOHS MASON CITYJ1QWAWEDNESDAY MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT 4 U S SHIPS 464 AXIS NATIONALS FROMNYPORT Navy Transport West Point Starts on Voyage to Lisbon BULLETIN NEW YORK navy transport West Point with 451 German and Italian consular of ficers their families arid other axis agents aboard weighed anchor in the upper bay at 2 p m EST Wednesday and started her transAtlantic voyage to Lisbon NEW YORK of awakening vn the high seas well on their way home Wednesday nearly 500 expelled axis nation als aboard the navy transport West Point saw dawn break in New York harbor The slant vessel with its cargo of unwanted aliens was poised at quarantine for a transAUan fic dash first scheduled for Tuesday afternoon postponed until Tuesday night and finally held up for a lastminute check of passengers and their effects It was expected to be afternoon before the converted liner Amer ton onetime pride of the U S merchant ma its maiden Atlantic crossing grimly bristling with four fiveinch guns and antiair craft machine guns The huge gray ships course lay through warperilous waters to Lisbon on a sevenday voyage for which safe conduct has been as b the British government Three reasons were advanced for the delay of the mass depar ture of ousted German and Italian consular officials other axis 1 Assistant Chief Jesse Edwin Saugstad of the state departments division of international commun ications said the West Point would not be allowed to depart until and bagi checked 2 A navy department official who did not identify himself by name declared submarines and genera maneuvers are taking place off the coast tonight Tues day and it might be safer to wait for daybreak 3 Marine circles pointed out that the West Point Is now manned on deck and in engine room by navy crews unfamiliar with handling the largest Ameri canbuilt merchant vessel and that a daylight negotiation of the busy harbor would lessen any chance of PITTSBURGH O Samuel HowardIsenberg at 35 the fath er of 12 children was disap pointed Wednesday over receiv ing quick deferment from army service because of his long list of dependents It gets a fellow down some times svhen you gotta be around here all the time with all these kids lie said 1 really would have liked some army I figured it would give me a lit tle bit a vacation Selective service board mem bers in McKees Kocks stared at him when he turned in his ques tionnaire To list all his depend ents he had to attach an extra sheet of paper to write RIFT HINTED small at that couldnt believe I had that many children tsenberg chuckled But I finally con vinced em Afler all I had proof home He said he board reacted like this Wow youve done your duly Youre The board said that so far as it knew no other registrant in the nation had reported so large a family Isenberg a 190amonth rail road employe got married when he was 16 and his wife Stella 15 They now have these mouths to feed Rosalia 18 Dorothy 16 Samuel 15 William 13 Audrey for Vacation 12 Theresa 11 Charles 10 Dav id 7 George 5 Howard 4 Eileen 3 and Johnny 17 months And do they eat he said grocery bill takes half my pay Its pretty hard sometimes dont get me wouldnt take a million dollars for one of my tribe iim u rtuarey lor one of my tribe Russia Claims Panzer Thrust Smashed RED AIRPLANES ARE ATTACKING NAZIS FIERCELY Russian Quarters Are Reported to Be Showing Growing Confidence By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Russias red armies reported Wednesday they had smashed a nazi panzer thrust less than 120 miles from Leningrad hurling the invaders back to the west and British advices declared the sovie air force was holding its own in the bitter struggle with the luft waffe Far from being blasted out ot the air md all but paralyzed Russian warplanes were said to be attacking fiercely Informed quarters in London said the British military mission in Moscow had described the red air fleet as a powerful fighting fierce very much intact Moscow dispatches said the general atmosphere in Russian quarters lateWednesday seemed an iccident The Iransports sailing Wlls held up first by orders from the slate department nut to leave at 3 p m E S T Tues day pending arrival from San Francisco of 16 Germans headed by Dr Hans Borchers and Cap tain Fritz Wicflemann German consuls general respectively at New York and San Francisco That group balked in efforts to obtain a sate passage guarantee in time lo catch a ship or Japan Sunday arrived at dusk Tuesday night in three charterted trans Port planes and was taken from La Guardia airport to the coast guard culler Arundel for trans portation to the West Point an chored little more than 10 miles from its Hudson river pier Between the airport and coast guaro cutter Borchers and Wiene mann made one stop at the hotel Biltmore in midManhattan where they made several telephone calls including one to the German em bassy Washington No bon voyage parties with pop Ding champagne corks and gav laughter marked the leavetaking of the axis citizens from Ameri as Germanys second offensive now in its fifth flay appeared to be failing to gain ground as fast as the first nazi onslaught through the soviet buffer states The official German news agency DNB reported that German pan zers driving deep Into the Stalin line In a thrust toward Leningrad had wiped out soviet forces at Bjelaja 37 miles east of Pskov but the Russians said they had smashed the new salient Pskov is ISO miles southwest of Leningrad Soviet dispatches from the front said that a fierce Russian counter offensive was continuing on the central front west of the Dnepr river nnd that the Germans had been driven back even farther can soil it affair with no lowed aboard State department was a rather grave wellwishers al agents and mm New York policemen herded pas sengers into the ship for a voyTe that will be far from merry The Ships bar is gone gone too are the former beautiful fittings A few officers suites were avail able on the upper deck but many lessimportant passengers w i 1 nave to sleep in the ballroom on cols tiered four high Boy Rolls Sister on Groundto Put Out Fire IOWA CITY year old Billy Livezy knew what to do when his sister Gloria 8 ran too near a bonfire and her dress caught fire He rolled her on the ground until the flames were ex tinguished saving her life Gloria wjs severely injured but Billy escaped with minor burns than the 19 miles claimed Tues I day Violent fighting raged through out the night a Moscow war bul letin said Adolf Hitlers field head quarters affain reported briefly that operations in the 25 day old invasion were proceedin favorably and that in several places desperate soviet counter attacks were repulsed with bloody Josses for the enemy The soviet high command ac knowledging lhat the Germans had scored a temporary advance on the northern front gave detailed picture of the battle In the PskovPorkhov sector 150 to 175 miles southwest of our troops surrounded enemy motorized and mechanized troops and destroyed them sec tion by section seizing a large number of tanks guns and arms kinds The remainder of the enemy troops have been hurled back lo the west Porkhov lies 40 miles east of Pskov the scene of last weeks fighting Premier Stalins high command said heavy fighting continued all night also in the PolotskVitebsk sector just north of the strategic MmsktOiMoscow motor hiehwav Elsewhere on the 2000 mile front the soviet high command declared no targe scale fisht mgr look place during the night and no significant changes in the position of troop occurrc This would indicate that Ihc No Obstacle Stops U S Panzers m i Germans were making little if any progress in their drive to ward Kiev the Ukraine capital V Hitlers headquarters asserted Tuesday night that nazi troops were directly before Kiev but a German spokesman Wednesday acknowle3ged that it would bc premature to assume Kiev was n German hands The Berlin radio reported that soviet troops had been captured Between Zhitomir and Bcrdichcv 80 miles wesl of Kiev where the main struggle in the Ukraine ap peared to be raging MOSCOW WILL RATION FOOD Cards to Be Necessary for Buying Certain Foodstuffs Textiles MOSCOW UP The rationing ot some foodstuffs and manufac tured articles was ordered by the government Wednesday Ration cards will be necessary for such purchases effective Thursday as far as Moscow is concerned The purpose of the ra tioning was given as the estab lishment of firm order and or ganization of continuous supplies for the population of Moscow How the rest of the country will be affected was not Immediately made known Food rationing is applied lo bread sugar vegetable oils meat and fish Cards also are required fort textiles readymade clothes shoes stockings and soap This is the third time bread cards have been required in the history of the soviet union They were issued first during the Civil Motorcycles ant scout ears of the first armored divi pnH T0 croek bed maneuvers u first panzcrlvpe fightinc unit of the United States army celebrated its first birth 1 HOPKINS SENT Navajo Brave A White House Declines AgamSt U S IS Called Off lo Departure Think Japan Considering 3 Courses By UNITED PKESS The Japanese cabinet resigned Wednesday an action hinting at possible dramatic developments in the far east as Russian forces appeared to have launched furious and widescale counteractions against the German invaders The significance of tlie Toklo governments resignation was not yet clear It appeared likely that a drastic Japanese censorship has been imposed temporarily preventing correspondents from revealing implications of the move However there appeared to be lillle doubt that thecabinet crisis arose out of Japans position and plans resulting from the Russo German hostililies The Japanese have been bej lieved to be considering three courses ot action strong drive to the south Pacific probably centering for moment on French IndoChina and the powerful Camranh naval btse move against the Russians in Siberia probably limed to coincide with a largescale nazi victory over soviet fighting forces should one be achieved of the war in China in an attempt to bring the China incident to a close Most opinion in the far east London and Washington hns re garded the south Pacific move against French IndoChina as the most likely and Imminent of the panese alternatives The Japanese situation how ever is notably complex ami there are many crosscurrents The Jap anese army is known lo be dis satisfied with its power in the government and lo favor a more drnslic course of action than that pursued by the government of Prince Fuminiaro Konoye and Foreign Minister Yosuke Mal suoka Hadical Japanese elements have been blustering constantly against the United States and have been demanding immediate a c i o n against the Russians in Siberia Trucker Whose Son Was Killed by Car Runs Over Boy 11 ROSSNAZI WAR THOUGHT TO BE BEHIND ACTION Authorities Declare Step Is to Strengthen Policies for Situations TOKIO Japanese cabinet resigned Wednesday and Emperor Hirohito arranged to re turn immediately to Tokio frnm his summer villa at Hayama The resignation of the cabinet offered en bloc was announced after an evening session of the ministers which was conducted after Premier Irincc Fumlnarn Konoye had conferred with the emperor at his summer resi dence if The official Domci news agency m a report received at Manila said thai the cabinet resigned in order to eniible the government immediately to strengthen its poli cies to cope with the domestic and international The cabinet resignation di maxod the rising political which was precipitated by the outbreak of the RussoGcrman war The crisis has deepened steadily since the German troops moved against the soviet Konoye delivered the cabinets resignation to the emperor in the presence of Marquis Koichi Kido lord keeper of the privy seal and Tsuueo Matsudaira ministerof the Imperial household The emperor immediately re quested Konoye to adminislcr Sovemment affairs of state until further instructions V The sequence of events lead uiK to the cabinets resignation series of cabinet meetings and repeated visits byKonoye o Emperor io indicate clearly thaia mafor cjsasrccment had arisen ilhm the cabinet which could lint be resolved despite rcneatcrf efforts The disagreement prc suinablv relates to the course of action lo be followed y Tana ni the 01ih Pacific and Siberia wir hC Ros i iob Tuesday for the first trip since lis sons death His lumberladen truck was moving slowly up a sleep grade icre when a bicycle darted out of what b 1 i c announcement of lhat policy was An indication lhat he Japa nese government may have im when paleface justice dealt kind ly with Jiim He comes from the corner of Hie Navijo reservation in south east Utah The U S marshals of fice reported that some 300 Nava jo braves angered that BeLetSo and another brave had been ar rested for grazing too many horses on the public land had votedto go on the war path if their com patriots were not treated fairly BeLetSo came up before 83 old Federal Judge Tillman mil to graze five horses and that he had been grazing six But it wasnt his fault A marc had given birth to a coif Johnson said BeLetSo would have to stay in jail only until he had disposed of that sixth horse BeLetSo had been arrested because he refused to obey the Navajo tribal council which finding his case unjust toltl him to dispose of his surplus horse The other Indian disposed of his siiH V qlite surPlus before the marshal Jiaid thai he had a rived lo arrest him 191S and remained wars in use untl 1923 Again they were introduced in 1923 and abolished m 1935 How Many Miles to a Pair of Shoes CAMP CLAIBORNE vate Robert Justmann of Dubuque and Company A I33rd infantry is of an inquisitive nature He wanted to know just exactly now far he marches Private Justmann found out He bought a pedometer Closed for Half Hour m Case of Invasion SOUTH END England proprietor of a store in this Essex town at the mouth of the Thames has a sign in his window saying This shop is open AUGUST DRAFT QUOTA IS 1050 Iowa Selective Service Headquarters Announces Next Months Total DBS MO1NES selec tive service headquarters Wednes day announced that 1050 lowons would be called into federal mili tary service during August The quota calls for 1022 white conscriptees and 28 Negroes the announcement said The Fort DCS Moincs induction center here will receive 914 whites and 28 Negroes The other 108 whites will be sent to Tort Crook Neb i new it was learned milwncn a oicycle rtartcd out of nuse government may have im a side street Chilly an official censorship unon was unable to avoid a collision I reports of the cabinet rcsim Brit T C HudKiivs was seen in the rccoipf bv was dead of a fractured s Wed when Chilly picked him up m i n is li alion wns preparing reques congress more lend leasc funds 4 i Using Radio Station Mr Rooscveil at his press c o nfercnce Tuesday de clined to reveal the amount involved It has been indicated however that it would be at least as large as the 57000 000000 appropriated in the first lendlease bill The white house declined to discuss Hopkins departure Presi dential Secretary Stephen T Early said Ship movements are confidential on hpi snsecond Waterloo Police trip to Britain within o year while the ad WATEHLOO Iff Waterloos police department went on the air u Wednesday with twoway radio 101 communication over its new SG 000 station WOXDU operating oil a frcquensy modulation wavelength Bathing Beauty Must Be All Wet to Win CLEAR LAKE A CLEAR LAKE A Wet Bathing Beauty contest with a defense bond as the win ners prize will be a feature of Clear Lakes annual Governors Day celebration which is to be held Saturday and Sunday Aug 9 and 0 according to an an nouncement Wednesday hathjng beauties ing must be all wet only lit erally not figuratively it was stressed by the committee Young ladies who heed a moth ers Yes my darling daughter but don t go near the water will be disqualified All must lake a dip in the lake before the judging begins noe lilting sailboat races and a Governors banquet and reception also are on the two day celebration program Honored guests wilt be all Iowa legislators and their wives The annual two day event which has drawn thousands of persons to North Iowas favorite vacation spot in past years is sponsored by the Clear Lake Commercial club Its purpose is to honor Iowas chief executive Gov George A Wilson who for several years has made his summer home at Clear Lake Fred Martin is chairman of the program committee which also includes Carl Hass and C A Pease Sr FALLS FROM TRUCK PAULLINA Iowa ies resulting from his fall from the rear of a pickup truck proved fatal lo 6 year old Robert Dean Westphnl son of Mr and Mrs Ed A Wcstphal whose farm home is three mites northwest of here Weather Report FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Wednesday night and Thursday nol much change in temperature MINNESOTA Partly cloudy light scattered showers extreme north Wednesday nifM Thurs day partly cloudy and warmer IN MASON GlobeGazette weather statistics Maximum Tuesday 80 Minimum Tuesday night 55 At 8 a m Wednesday 68 Rain Tuesday night 04 inch YKAR AGO Maximum 77 Minimum 52 of 37000 kilocycles Police Chief H R Crumrine said he Waterloo system was the first completely twoway frequency modulation equipment to be installed in town and one of few thus far in service throughout the nation LOOK INSIDE FOR tion was seen the United Press of a message from one of the cable companies which said that Tokio advises to Kill the cabinet flash No kill JAMES WADSWORTH Cant Afford Illusion US Not in Nazi Plans PAGE TWO Major League Nines Reach Crossroads SPORTS PAGE by which the flash was received lokio frequently has imposed a drastic censorship upon such im portant government d e v e I o D mcnls l Diplomatic reporis from the far east London and Washington have claimed that Japan is put ting pressure upon French Ind Uuna presumably in connection with demands for the imporlant naval base of Camranh Japa nese newspapers and some sec tion of Japanese opinion haw been calling for action against the Russians in Siberia Yoshitsukc Tntekawa 1 a p a nesc ambassador to the soviet conferred at Moscow with For eign Minister V M Molotovfor more than an hour Tuesday nighl Resignation of the cabinet ciime when Die Japanese press stirred by reports of a Japanese protest to the United States con cerning alleged oppressive measures against at least three Japanese steamships on the At lantic coast By The Associated Press Most widely known of the Ko noye ministers was Foreign Minis ter Yosuke Mntsuoka who is con sidered largely responsible for Japans adherence to the ttome Bcrlin alliance and who personally negotiated JapancscR U s s i a n neutrality accord a Moscow last April 13 The German attack on Russia confronted the Japanese govern ment with an embarrassing choice between these tivo obligations and there were reports that Matsuoka might have to step out for that reason His opponcnls charged that he had presented for the em perors approval two international accords which proved contradic tory There had boon no indications however 1hit the resignation of the entire cabinet mightbe in ;