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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 19, 1941, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME C OEPAR Air OF HlSTOKY AKD AHCHl v KOINES I A HOME EDITION THI THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SP6T THIS PAPEB CONSISTS OF TVO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 242 PHRASE PULL A WHEELER IS BANDIED ABOUT Montana Senator Uses Expression With Which F R Assailed Him WASHINGTON fP Senator Wheeler D Mont said Saturday that if the president would pul a Wheeler he would keep his promise to keep us out of war The Montanan consistent critic of administration foreign policies was referring to Mr Roosevelts press conference statement Friday that he would not disclose future troop move ments Authorizing direct quo tation the chief executive added In other words I dont think its right that I should pull a Wheeler Wheeler predicated in advance the movement of American forces to Iceland and Britains Prime Minister Churchill implied later that the senator had endangered British lives by his statement if he pulled a Whe Resident would keep thr war Wheeler eit had made last cam promise to would be homes Vouldsend a spe Clark de this country out of war and will release the se lectees Everyone hopes that he will carry out his commitments Senator Nye R N Dak took exception to Mr Roose velts statement Friday that American forces would provide protection in Iceland against at tack or threat of attack The president added that neither he nor his listeners could define threat of attack The presidents declaration that he couldnt define a threat of at tack against us makes it evident that he has little or no reason on which lo base a declaration ot emergency Nye said From Senator Pepper D an administration supporter came a statement that the president was obviously right in his assertion that military authorities believed the occupation of Iceland by a hostile power would be a serious blow to national and hemispheric defense There are some people who would fight only when a gun was leveled at their head or a knife was at their throat Pepper con tinued Then it is too late to fight is suicide Some people dont want to de fend this country until the oppor tunity for defense is lost The one who gets the draw in these days is almost certain to win the war We should keep our enemies so far away that they cant get at us Who wants to fight a war on the Atlantic seaboard DROWNS AFTER SAVING BOY 10 MarshaHtown Man 62 Holds Lad Up in Water for Another to Grab MARSHADLTOWN Gilbert 62 of Marshalltown drowned in the Iowa river Friday night but saved thc life of Ivan Fonkcn 8 of Marshalltown Gil bert saw Ivan fall in the river jumped in after him nncl managed lo hold him up until Don Morgan 32 of Marshalltown grabbed the boyThen Gilbert went under and was dead by thc time Morgan found him and brought him to shore Burned Wfien Grass Skirt Catches Afire MINNEAPOLIS Getting 35 Aitkin Minn was treated for second degree burns Saturday after a carelessly throv match ignited her grass skirt Mi Getting who was one of marchers in the aquatcnnial p rade Friday night was rclurni o her hotel when her skirt w ip in flames ss the vent FLYERS STRIKE RED R R LINES U S Dive Bombers Tune Up city i formation on a test flight The two i DoVglas Part of Personnel in U S Embassy Leaves Moscow Is Indication of Grave View By DeWIXT MACKENZIE Foreien News Analyst the news most significant of the trencT in the battle of the giant armies along the Russian front is that part of the personnel of the American embassy ha moved from Moscow to n thus emphasizing thc 8rave and ts the word thP of the 01 tne carna from e wor rom C0ntlnues to swav md bulge with the violence a balloon in a ly swinging deeper into red terri tory threatening to break and pour the nazi invaders across the broad plains that lead to Moscow What has happened in this cen the breadstuffs and oil which he so badly needs He wouldnt have made the rcich selfsufficient but its highly probable thai he would have acquired sufficient supple WEEKEND TO BE COOL CLEAR Temperatures in Iowa Average About 7 Degrees Below Normal DES MOINES weath erman was Saturday in a glorious mood Germans have forced the powerful natural defense a t Smolensk w h i c h is the gateway to Ihe capital This defense is a strip of land which a bridge between the sweeping D v i n a and Dnieper rivers MACKENZIE like a pass cut through the mountains The nazis have ex ploited this achievement rapidly driving a deep salient into the Russian front and constantly in creasing thc threat of a complete break in the red line at this cru cial point But the bolshevists still con tinue to flinsr themselves against the German slccl in a defense which in view of the su periority in thc vita air and mechanized land equipment has been remarkable both for its bravery and its strategic direc tion This is not to detract from the prowess of thc German le gions which is traditionally great Thus while the battle isnt de cided as yet it is clear that the Germans are pressing towards their immediate objectives How ever the war is still young if the bolshevists dont collapse in this first onslaught The impression is growing on both sides of the Atlantic that Hit ler is preparing 16 offer Britain new peace terms he is success ful in this invasion Lord Halifax British ambassador to Washington called attention to the prospect in a speech at San Francisco Friday Thc origin of the report is obscure though it wouldnt be surprising to learn that it was inspired by nazi dom as a trial balloon Whether the fuehrer does in deed have such a purpose re mains to be seen Its however to note the probable strength of his position if he is able to knock Russia out and If which is on the knees of the gods With the bolshevists conquered Herr Hitler would be lord of the entire continent of Europe He would have seemed from Russia many ot thc supplies especially have acquired sufficient i and maintain his military position in the face of thc British blockade which has been slowly strangling the continent lowans he promised can count on a cool comfortable weekend with skies clear and no rain in sight Temperatures held down by a flow of coo air from the north averaged about 7 degrees below normal Saturday It will be slightly warmer Saturday night and Sunday Carrol and Marshalltown corded Fridays high with B5 de grees while Decorahs IS was the states low for the nighl Eastern Front Attacks Arrows mark course of German drives and Russian counterattacks on the eastern front with the central sec tor where Russians have been reported punching from two sides at a German salient one of the most active The Ger nian high command claimed its forces had swept over and bevond Smolensk Russians said the Novograd Volynski CSPlcily busy heavy fiting was re to the south m an apparent German push toward By UNITED PRESS Great Britain called on the 125 000000 people of German occu pied Europe to start mobilizing at midnight a secret army the strangest in history to fight the Germans by all means they can At the same time a new radio transmitter of the European revo lution called on the German peo ple to rise in revolt against the nazis At a m Saturday in Lon don p m Friday CDT Col V Britton Ihe mysterious head of the organization which under the symbol of V is con ducting the new antiGerman propaganda campaign called on the oppressed peoples of Europe To begin mobilizing at midnight Saturday night a secret victory army To vow Sunday to continue faithfully to fight Germans by all means To lake every opportunity Sunday to show the Germans that the army is mobilizing by chalking the symbol V for allied victory everywhere they can and to heal out the dotdiil dotdash which in the Morse telegraphic code represents the letter V The United Press listening post in New York heard the new Eur opean revolution station broad casting through the night in Ger man urging the German people lo join in the victory fight German stations vainly tried lo jam the broadcast after the first few sentences but the station con tinued strongly A European revolution is nec essary against the fascist powers an intimate cooperation of all European people in order to or ganize a socialist federation of the European peoples it said As difficult as the task maybe in the presentEuropean siluation everybody must fight with all his means The German fascists thought they could easily launch their famous invasion against England and finish the war quickly But now the hour ot thc Euro pean revolution is approaching Hitler could not beat England so easily as he thought He mus now fight England and America He must break Russia to pieces be fore he can begin the war against England and America But the revolution ts Koine forward Three million forcJRn workers recruited from all European countries are work ing in Germany They get in touch witJi German workers and tell them of their hatred of fas cism and their desperation They witness the heroic resistance of soviet Russia against Germany All these peoples are for the Russian victory The European revolution must come It is in formation Every body must fight for a socialist federation of the European peo plesYou have heard the radio transmitter of the European revo lution WILLiSay GET PROPOSALS ON PRICE RULES BERLIN sources i claimed Saturday night that the I German luftwaffe has struck ter rific blows at railroad lines behind j Hie fighting front severing com munication along the Leningrad Moscow line blasting a path for i the 11375 advance cast of Smolcnsk and destroying trains on the Nov i ograd VolvnskKorosten line 85 I WASHINGTON to 125 miles northwest of Kiev tration farm officialswere The report did not explain the ed Saturday to be favorable significance of thc attack on the ward price regulating legislation Novograd Volynsk line 85 to 125 expected to be offered in congress miles west of tRe region around Administration Farm Officials Favorable Toward Regulations Such a stand would be opposite that taken by a number of farm state congressmen on proposals which would give the government authority to establish maximum prices for commodities both in dustrial and agricultural Sharpest criticism of price fivinK particularly with regard to farm products has come from legislators representing south ern and midivcslern farmlne areas i f i i int luiuvaite attacks A sfalcment said to express the ea of Smolensk he DNB agency I of Secretary Wickard and sait five troop transport trains his agriculture department aides on the problem of advancing prices Martin 60 Dean of Missouri U Journalism School Dies Suddenly COLUMBIA Mo foreign correspondents in Europe and country editors at thc cross former condolences Saturday for the fam ily of Frank L Martin dean of the University of Missouri journalism school who died Friday night He suffered a stroke soon after returning home from his regular summer school classes and died Kiev where the nazis repeatedly have claimed to have surrounded the Ukraine capital Soviet reports have constantly placed the center of fighting in Kiev area at Novograd Volynsk The official DNB agency said i that German bombers were oper ating strongly along the Smolensk Moscow railroad in advance of nazi forces which have pushed ahead according to the high com maud from ZSfl miles i from the Russian capital i in the latest luftwafte attacks WIDEN BREACH AT CENTRAL FRONT Axis Official Now in Turkey Says 4 Million Men to Defend Moscow By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Rounding out the fourth week of the great offensive against Rus sia the German high command reported Saturday a widening oC the Smolensk breach in the Stalin line facing Moscow and HID Rus sians perhaps significantly omit ted the usual claim that they were holding their ground Willie German armored might thus thrust within 230 miles of the Russian capital from the southwest and as part of the United States embassy staff left Moscow for Kazan in thc Tartar republic 150 miles to Ihe east there came word from Islnnhui that the Russians were hold iiift 4000000 men in reserve was published Saturday in the de I10 attnck on the Moscow partments monthly agricultural j line was said to have Tl situation report interrupted communication benxts Prepared by Dr Mordecai Ezek tle lwo largest Russian Jin I i Prepared by Dr Mordecai Ezek icl economic advisor to Wickard Die statement declared farmers had a vital stake in price regula tions and in otticr programs do signed to prevent a general price inflation which would take away in rising costs as much as it would seem to give in rising prices Farmers have not yet fully re covered from the illeffects of the price spree World war No 1 thc statement added Although they desireand are entitled to rea sonable income from other work neither farmers nor workers could derive lasting gains from price rises that took away in continuing rising costs ail that was gained from higher prices or wages The department reported simul taneously that farm prices had made substantial advances this year For Ihe year as a whole the Keneral level of aRricultiiral prices was expected to be 20 per cent higher than in 1910 A 30 per cent rise in meat ani mals was forecast Declaring that farmers were much better off than a year ago the department said that prices of agricultural commodities had ad vanced much more than industrial products and that as a conse quence the farm dollar would btiv 15 per cent more Agriculture department officials were said to be anxious to see the present price situation stabilized They were said to be fearful that further advances would be limited mostly to industrial products with the farmer losing advantages al ready gained Thc source o this report was an xis diplomat who was stationed n Moscow until the outbreak of were scored j the war He said that this fresh on freight cars and tank cars on I army of 4000000 the main lines in the attack on the Novograd VolynskKoroslen line service was said to have been interrupted at several points and 17 trains were said to have been destroyed Thc high command reported that German Rumanian troops have forced crossings of Incisive was Dniester river on the Odessa front Smolensk and that GermanFinnish loops Stubborn have reachedLake Ladogaon the Leningrad front was waiting behind Moscow ready to roll against the German forces in a carefully timed counteroffen sive He made the point that his force was separate from Russia big far eastern army The Russian command said that the full fury of the blitz offen concentratccl in the and related sectors fighting continued SWEDEN HEARS MOSCOW RAIDED Newspaper Quotes Radio Leningrad as Saying Kremlin Is Ruined STOCKHOLM S wed ish newspapers quoted reports at tributed to Radio Leningrad Sat urday asserting that German planes heavily raided Moscow at noon Saturday No such raid was reported by either Berlin or Moscow j The newspaper Artonbladeij tiuotcd radio Leningrad as saying that the Kremlin soviet govern ment headquarters had been struck by bombs and ruined It said that the academy of sci ences and many other buildings of cultural importance in Moscow and in other Russian cities had been destroyed by German air at tacks The newspaper Allehanda claimed that Radio Moscow had j been silenced by the air attack There has been no indication of any interruption in Russian within a few minutes He was 60 years old Martin was a Walter Williams California Boy Is Now Candidate Years Hence of any interruption This is narl rearguard BURLING AMF Cal IU R slnlionS Iienid in thc United by air by he a candidate for the vcars Xi lnlB shop Britain Claims Third there during the night the com munique said adding On other nothing of significance occurred The Russian air force also ac tive through the night against motorized and mechanized troop and German airdromes was re ported to have destroyed 32 Ger man planes Friday or a total of in the past three days While the red army minimized the German offensive in sec tors away from the center of Ihe IOIIK frnnt the German high command claimed its troops and Rumanian comrades a crossing of the Dniester river in several places in an advance from Russian Bessarabia into lie Ukraine There Iiad hccn previnus German reports In his effect The Germans also claimed a breaking of embittered enemy resistance b y FinnishGerman forces advancing to the norther shore of Lake Ladoga in the flanking offensive north of Lenin grad Big refineries in Rumanias Ploesti oil fields and tanks con taining 20000 tons of oil have been destroyed by the red air force an authoritative source said at Anknrn This is part of the rearguard er sop r f nday and charged n crew haircut nh iVllIPnqfpr He went next door to a confectioni mutIlbier cry and charged a dish cream Then he walked 12 action blocksDestroyed in Raids The conductor spied him before the train pulled out And who are you with the conductor asked Im with myself How about a ticket the con claimed i third Germans before they ian mil tn Moscow Leningrad and Kicr their major goals Russian sucrrilta detachments behind the Germln lines were re ported to have recaptured two cities identified only as Sh and Z The army newspaper Reri ir said thc guerrillas originally Sunday that at least a third of sald lllc guerrillas oriainally the German cities of Muenster and I menexpanded by recruiting of AarVirn Knnn 11 1 arw 1rrrnf1 I ductor pursued Aachen have been destroyed or traveling j seriously damaged by the UAF 1 After detailing the damage in those cities the air ministry news service declared that more than and armed themselves by breaking up a German armored column ani Missouri universitys journalism school the nations first into one of the acknowledged leaders in its field When Williams died in 1935 Martin succeeded him as dean pioneer with j Allcn in developing I m only four i To his mother Mrs Kenneth Van Bergen hastily summoned from her post as clerk of the Bur draft board he confided They seized three whippet tanks several armored cars and bicycles as well as consider able munitions Red Star said and then assailed the Germans holding the twn lowns son later she said Body of Des Moines Boy Is Recovered DES MOINES of Morton Dildinc 10 drowned in the Des Moines river near here Wednesday afternoon was recovered Friday W H Johnson 39 drowned in the same accident when a current swept him downstream as he attempted to wade the river with Morton on his shoulders body who Soldiers Keep Paris Night Clubs Theaters Flourishing IMPALED ON PITCHFORK HARLAN Gress 39 farmer near here died Friday ot injuries which resulted Mon day when he was impaled on a pitchfork Theaters are the only DES MOINES and night clubs flourishing aspects of life in oc cupied Paris according to Marc L Severe former Sioux City Iowa resident who has served 23 years abroad in the U S consular service They are kept going he ex plained by German soldiers con stantly moving through Paris Life in Paris Severe added was steadily becoming more difficult and even those with special ra tion cards could obtain no coffee milk or oils 120 raids have been made on Ger many and nazioccupicd territory in the past few weeks i GocrinBs boast of not one bomb is shattered the scrj vice said Thc promise made by i the prime minister is beinn ful ITVOCII j said Ih war which theyPhopcd To wage on j nTIcrfc h m c n weathering storms of shcllfirc and bombs to turn their automatic arms on advancing German infantry and finally resorting to bayonet struggles Izveslia indicated that this man ner of fighting was designed to gain time for mobilization of a army from civilian rank and file which Joseph Stalin had called into being to bolster the regulars territory other than their own is being brought to their doorsteps i Weather Report i FORECAST IOWA Fair and slightly warmer Saturday night and Sunday MINNESOTA Fair not quite so cool Saturday night Sunday partly cloudy scattered thun s may bc thc 4000000man dershowers northwest in after fore of which the axis diplomat dershowers northwest in after noon somewhat warmer east IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics Maximum Friday 7fi Minimum Friday night 51 At 8 am SaturdRv 67 YEAR AGO Maximum nn Minimum 73 spoke at Istanbul AIR GOES ON In Germanys war with Britain the Hitler command reported that a 1500ton freighter was sunk by bombsand two other merchant men hit off England during the night that no British planes pene trated German territory Friday ;