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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 29, 1941, Mason City, Iowa C E t R NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NIWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS WWWTJ HOME EDITION MASON ciTYIowA TUESDAY MASON CITY THl 8MGHT SPOT H11X JUWA TUESDAY JULY 29 1941 PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SKCTiONQME NO 25JL REPORT JAPS MAKE OFFER TO SIAM GERMAN DRIVES BREAKING UP Nazis Assert Soviet Forces Thrown Back From Bessarabia By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Dispatches from Moscow said Tuesday that red army counter attacks had spread to all major sections in one of the greatest battles of all time and it was de clared officially that Adolf Hit lers 38 day old drives toward Moscow and Kiev were breaking against the firmness and stub bornness of our troops Hitlers high command asserted that the red armies in the south had been thrown back from the Bessarabia buffer state into the Ukraine and it gave this picture of action on the vital central The enemys power groups which were overrun in the course of our break through of the Stalin line in the direction of Smolensk now have been virtually wined out The nazi communique re ported that the last encircled Russian troops eastward of Smolensk were facing annihi lation anfl that a great number of prisoners would be reported in a few days as a result of this Iremedous battle of de struction On the Leningrad front the Germans said that soviet forces west ofLake Peipus trapped Jxy units assigned to mop upEstonia were also facing destruction Germanallied Rumanian troops were reported to have reached the region of the Dniester river which separates Bessarabia from the so viet Ukraine and Bessarabia is thus completely liberated Throughout the nighi a sov iet communique said violent fighting raged in three main sec tors of the 2000 mile battle the Novel and Smo lensk fronts guarding Moscow and the Zhitomir front in the south protecting the Russian Ukraine capital of Kiev It was one of the most opti mistically worded soviet com muniques of the war contrasting sharply with Mondays report by theGerman high command that nazi troops were on the thresh hold of victory in the Smolensk 230 miles west of Moscow A German military spokesman had even asserted that a direct assault on the soviet capital it self might come next The Russians reported victories in the Mr and at sea as well as Churchill Inspects U S along the land front The red fleet in the Baltic was said to have sunk two patrol vessels and a torpedo boat with a loss of one torpedo boat Russian planes downed 109 German aircraft Sat urday with a loss of 36 planes the Moscow war bulletinsaid Blachcrtout Moscow had its sixth air raid of the war Mon rlay night with some fires touched off and an undisclosed number of casualties The Rus sians declared however that of HO to 150 raiders only a few actually broke through the citys defenses and nine were report ed shot down Soviet Premier Josef Stalin was reported Monday night in Ankara to have sent a letter to President Ismct Inonu of Turkey assuring him that Russia has no intention of attempting to scire the Dar danelles lowan Is Drowned in Le Mars Municipal Pool LK MARS John D Dia mond 20 of Dubuque Iowa drowned in the municipal swim ming pool Monday night Artifi cial respiration failed to revive him when his body was recovered 10 minutp after he went down Diamond son of Mr and Mrs Dan Diamond of Dubuque had been visiting in Sioux City He was uith a party of seven at the pool APPOINTED TUnc E DES M01NES Governor George A Wilson Tuesday ap pointed G K Thompson of Ce dar Rapids former Linn county attorney judge of the 18th ju dicial district to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Judge H C Ring The 18th judicial dis Spectator Watching Rescue of 19 After Ship Crash Drowns ST JOSEPH Mich A bystander was drowned after 19 persons had been saved from sim ilar death when two yachts col lided in Lake Michigan The 19 were passengers on the 48foot Harolmi owned by W Dean Benton Harbor undertaker which was struck by the Lady Ly owned by John Rodi of Chi cago All 19 were taken aboard the Lady Ly which remained afloat The Harolmi sank shortly f Ha after coast guardsmen towed it S1 to shore child wmi LUlilV JUJilj til LllG HOUSE OPPOSES CHANGE IN BILL Refuses lo Approve Authority for F R to Take Over Plants W AS HI N 6 T ON house refused Tuesday to approve the compromise form of legisla tion which would authorize the president to take over industrial plants when interruptions of pro duction impede or delay the de fense program The measure including pro vision for deferment from the draft of men 28 years old and more was returned to a confer ence committee composed of sen ators and representatives OM mo tion of Rep Healey DMass The vote was announced as 255 to 114 The house instructed its confer ees to insist on the house amend ments which changed the form of the plant seizure provisions as contained in the original senate bill BABY FALLS IN TANK DROWNS Father Rushes Victim to Hospital but Efforts jit Resuscitation Fail NEW 18 months old daughter of Mr and Mrs Paul Pfeiffer fell into a stock watering tank on the farm of her parents three miles north of New Hampton and drowned to shore Nelson McTague 35 St Jo Willkie Nazis Lose If Reds Hold Until Fall C H I C A G O I Willkie 1940 republican presi dential candidate expressed the opinion Tuesday that if Russia held out until September it would mark the beginning of the cncl for Adolf Hitler He said that Germanys defeat probably would be more rapid than most persons expect assuming that the Rus nrntp thC o seph factory worker fell into the lake and drowned while watching the rescue operations His body was recovered by the coast guard NAZlSCLAlTia VESSELS SUNK Declare 11 6500 Tons in Convoy Sent to Bottom by Submarines BERLfiV Aulhorized Ger man night sources asserted Tuesday that German submarines Monday and Monday night sank 19 British vessels totaling llfi 000 tons These ships were said to have been in a transAtlantic convoy The Germans reporter one destroyer and one BODY IS RECOVERED DAVENPORT body of in unidentified man clad in white swimming trunks who ap peared lo be about 30 year old was recovered from thc Missis sippi river Tuesday near Buffalo Iowa orvelte were Weather Report FORECAST LOOK INSIDE FOR trict is composed of Linn Cedar and Jones counties Partly cloudy scattered thundershowers cooler west Tuesday n i g h t Wednesday partly cloudy and cooler showers east MINNESOTA Partly cloudy to cloudy showers and cooler I Tuesday night Wednesday partly cloudy and cooler IN MASON CITY GIubcGaeUe weather statistics Maximum Monday 92 Minimum Monday night At 8 a m Tucsdav Rain YEAR AGO 70 89 tt1 Maximum Minimum g8 EXTENDED FORECAST fcxtcndcd weather forecast for Ihc period from p m luiv m CST Ag 2 Upper Mississippi valley tem peratures averaging above nor mal Intense heat progress except wave now in Minnesota f nnesota breaking beginning of period in Iowa and on Thursday in Illinois with falling tendency first half of period Occasional showers and thunderstorms beginning and middle of period averaging mod erate to locally heavy DUKE OF KENT Jlds body was found by its father at Monday night It was taken to a New Harrpton hospital but efforts to revive the child failed She is survived by her parents live brothers and sisters Funeral services willbe held at 2 oclock Thursday afternoon at St Josephs church in New Hampton 5 Injured in Fort Dodge Plant Crash FORT DODGE Quiet reigned Tuesday at the strike bound plant of the United States Gypsum company near here where clash late Monday resulted in SAYS WRATH OF U S MOVING TO VERGE OF WAR Prime Minister States Regretfully Relations With Finns Are Severed LONDON Minister Winston Churchill warned Britain Tuesday of the possibility of a Geiman invasion attempt in Sep tember rejected demands for ap pointment of a minister of war production and spoke with con siderable regret of the severance of diplomatic relations with naxi j associated Finland The invasion season is at hand he said All armed forces have been warned lo be at concert pitch by Sept 1 and to maintain the utmost vigilance The prime minister cautioned the nation to be on guard equal ly against pessimism and opti mism but said the British peo ple should be heartened by the magnificent strength and cour age of Russia and by the atti tude of the United Slates which he said is advancing in rising wrath and conviction to the very verge of war Churchill declared that the bat tle of the Atlantic although far from being vyon has partly through American intervention moved impressively in our favor Other credits on the British war ledger he said were the breaking of German air superiority and the reduced number of luftwaffe at tacks on England But the worst is not over lie added Thevast mass of destruc tive munitions which they the Germans have made or captured the courage and audacity of their striking forces the ruthless ness of their centralized war direc tion the resources of many lands which may to some extent become available to them forbid 1he slightest relaxation He added that it is madness to suppose that Russia or the United Statesis going to win thc war foi us There was nil intimation whether Churchill actually feared an invasion in the next six weeks or whether this was merely another in a series of pep lalks maintain watch Churchill declared that parlia oordinator or minister of pro duction would be ignored and he deplored cireless criticism of Brit ish industries for its effect abroad particularly in the United States Ford Stresses Plastics Henry Ford who will be 78 years old Wednes day says a plastics in tins try based OH wheat will furnish employment tor millions of workers in factories and on larms We have found more than 20 elements in wheat he explained He sat in a shock of wheat on his farm near uetroit NEW WORLD BEING BOUT Ford Opportunities Never Seen Before to Be Given in New World By DAVID WILKIE Associated Press Auto Editor D E T R O I Ford be lieves a person even 90 years old can start at scratch and make a I great he or she will I face forward he believes also i hat right now a new world is being very different world The man whom success eluded until he was past 40 years of age made these assertions in a state as he prepared to hi78h hrihH i his birthday anm1 this stale thus far END OF HEAT WAVE FORECAST Copier Weather in Nebraska and South Dakota lo Reach Iowa DES MOINES weather bureau predicted a S to 10 degree temperature drop would lake the starch out of the 1day Iowa heat wave by Wednesday f Cooler weather prevailed Tuesday in South Dakota and Nebraska the bureau said and in all probability will move into loua Wednesday to break the heat monopoly which has been blamed for 13 deaths through prostrations and drownhiRs in and Australia j United States he said one of hisi With Mrs Ford he will go to the Ford Superheated lowans However northern Michigan lodge lor their another hurdle to leap Tues customary midsummer vacation day The weatherman said lem iperalures around lowans however thc century ay resue n the injury of five men three of thcrc ls a vigorous cam nniTn whom arc in hospitals The injured are R D Hess plant superintendent for the com pnign against the policy pursued by the president I fear that harm has been clone and it cannot be easily overtaken or healed pickets who suffered back juries when Hesss car o j pinning them underneath lames The British foreign office an nounced that Finland had broken relations with Britain which 17 montlis ago was shipping her cash and war materials for her fight with soviet Russia HS hethe employe in the office of the plant who was cut by broken glass by the British as a German ally in her new war against the red army lowed by two cars in which mill employes were riding In a dispute over whether the cars should proceed Hess was al legedly beaten by pickets His car overturned and Schultz and a blunt challenge to the house to take vote on the question if it dared Retorting to a members state ment that Britain was not striv ing at any threefourths of her rvtnn mi IB at any inreeiourths of her Beaton were caught underneath i capacity he said arc not a Tuesday morning Beryl Welty totalitarian state but we arc u a production manager ar rived from Chicagoas did Lou Wiener of Chicago C I O re gional director uc arc Stcaily and l belicve as fast nary Contrary to what appears on i the surface Ford said this war together as never MoSOn City Mercury that you cant build anything per manent on hate Ford said the new world he vis ualized will hold opportunities in kind and number such as the world has never seen before Whats happening right now like the spring breaking up the mark were pretty much a rer wmters ice he said The newlainly for Tuesday nftcrnoon over world is surging up from below j the state And it will be filled with oppor Mondays peak was 106 a Kovt tunity for everybody who can stop I Madison the hottest spot in the looking backward lace about and nation while Monday nights low go forward Why a person even was 68 at Inwood Temperatures 91 VCAr7 fllrl if llo m ekf MI T1 4 A maximum of SO degrees was registered in Mason City at 1 oclock Tuesday afternoon hut at 2 oclock thc mercury had re treated 2 degrees to an 88 e 90 years old if he or she will face forward can start at scratch and make a great success Ford predicted an era of greater tolerance and of tremendous em1 competition reI mains active The development of the plastics industry which to CQUSC would more closely ally thc farm with the factory he said would averaged II degrees above nor mal Tuesday Skies were clear in all sections No charges had been filed against thc pickets at noon Tues day Arrives in Canada to Inspect War Efforts PAGE 2 Rockford Fest and Homecoming Planned STATE PAGE Brooklyn Dodgers in Last Stand SPORTS PAGE Will Continue Fair Says Weatherman and Looks Out to See Rain ATLANTA weather j In I will continue the weatherman 2 nnswcr charges was telling his radio audience Hint United Monday night Then he stopped aircraft had been de lp Lallivcrcd without essential spare ecve as ast c acory c said wouW possble working ourselves into i produce employment for millions a total war organization j of people on farms and in factor Appointment of a minister ol ics and tremendous expansion of ponment of a minister ol cs and tremendous expansion of production would be a farce and i aviation also would require addi a fraud on thc public Churchill tional millions of worker S3 la nPrnnco i t lurmTrl ln nn i vjiiu said because it would be merely a nominal offfice and would cause delay and would undermine min FWrrrofor istenal responsibility IVCbtlOyei If the British people are conI vinced by those to whom it has given confidence that the system is working well and smoothly a Feared Sub By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A break in the dcathpraducin humid Tuesday WOULD VIOLATE TREATY SIGNED ON INDOCHINA Reuters Says Proposal Made Thailand to Join in Tokios New Order By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Japans swing to the south as sumed an even broader aspect Tuesday risking new AagoAmer ican resentment A Reuters British news agency report from Bangkok said Japan had offered Cambodia and Laos which are part oi French Indo hiiia to Thailand Siam in re turn for her allegiance to Japans new order in Asia Such a division of Indo China would violate the French Japanese protocol signed in Vichy Tuesday which pledges Japan to respect the territorial integrity of French IndoChina and the sovereign rights of France over all parts of he IndoChinese union British authorities in Shanghai said they would protest if Thai land were forced to grant special privileges to any third power obviously a reference to and they scorned Tokio broad casts that British forces in north ern Malaya were an active threat to the Thais Informed Shanghai quarters were unable to confirm reports lhat Japan had served demands on 1 hailand but observers recalled that Tokio made similar charges of outside ihreafs just before making demands for bases iii southern IndoChina Japans occupation of southern IndoChina went into high gear as warships and troop transport brought garrison troops and nffli lary supplies into Camranh bay At Hanoi it was announced officially a total of 40000 Japa nese troops would be stationed l southern IndoChina Troops already have moved into at Nhafrans 200 miles north east of Saieon and Tourane 300 miles up the coast from Saijron Other warships were approach ing Saigon to land still more Japa nese expected to take over posts dominating Ihc east coast the Thailand border ami the upper half of the Gulf of Siam In Vichy Frances vice premier Admiral Jean Darlan and Japa nese Ambassador Sotomatsu Kao signed a protocol for the com mon defense of French Indo China binding the two govern ments to military cooperation as long as circumstances demand Other developments in the far Jeast crisis indicated that an PY plosive climax may be forlhcom J in2 soon i I In Shanghai American of ficials reported that Japanese sentries had been stationed oul stclc American oil company prop erties at Tsingtoa and Dairen halting all business 1 In Sydney Army Minister Percy Spender announced that about onequarter of Australias military has been called up for fulltime service beginning Oct 3 The London radio said an or der had been issued in Capetown South Africa to detain Ihr Snnfi ton Japanese freighter Manila Marir headed for Jnpnn will n full cargo San Francisco the luxur ious liner Tattiia Maru with near ly 100 American passengers and a 52500000 cargo of raw silk aboard was reported stili contin uing her timemarking cruise off the Pacific coast U was apparent that the ship was loath to risk docking despite I States assurance of prompt clearance should she enter port IJrne fL Sf bureau Forecaster G I Canaway said barometric pressure was rising in Canada North Dakota ard ex treme northwestern Minnesota As this high develops he cx plained it will expand in size incl send cooling breezes into the short t just happened to look out the window he interrupted and us raining Tne downpour was termed freakish by forecasters who re coonng oreezcs into the uumj WASHINGTON senate sweltering midlands Accomnnny cnange for thc sake of change is naval committee report released ing showers were likely deprecated he said NaV A lo tain of a United Stales destroyer i Dakotas and dropped three depth bombs oft 1 and similar relief rnorcssin 0p nf Greenland when he j slowly over thc rest of the Cm thCVC wasnt ported 18 of an inch Mon BJMH m iVJCjIk LflfiO NEWTON services will be held Wednesday for Na thaniel R Barnes 83 He had I tirement hM e owy over c rest of t believed he was m possible central district Tuesday f lt danger of attack from a sub marine Knoxs testimony was contained in a report by the com mittee which recommended that no further investigation be made newspaper reports of shoot ing by American naval units in the Atlantic and convoying British merchantmen of lvk juiisudy nifiht Wednesday and Wednesday niRht said cooler weather should reach the Chicago area Wednesday night It will move on eastward through the Ohio valley Thursday or Friday The seasons worst hot spell taken 259 lives 127 by heat pros tration and 132 by drownino IPt Despite Japanese hints nf new ii reachtns development in the orient while house supporters in thc senate Tuesday urged that the administration hold unswervingly lo the policy it tias adopted in thc far east Senator Ie DOka told re porters Hint economically I think wr ought to hit Japan with all weve got Militarily we ought not to bark up an inch Politically the people will support 1 policy In a similar vein Senator Icpper DFla asserted Dial now is thc time to let Tokin know whether we mean busi ness Tokio unhappily no language except force Thc stale department mean while silently followed thc course of events both inIndc ;