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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 4, 1943, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME OF Hi 7T03Y AH Af H i y D 5 0 I h THC MtWSTAMft THAT fcis if w HOME EDITION MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHiOtS LEASED WIXCS MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JUNE 4 1943 THJS PAPEK CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS NO 204 ARGENTINE CROWDS CHEER REVOLT Scrap Drive to Be Biggest in County History THICK TO TOT Kinnick Star in Iowa Grid Iron Men Killed in Action 71 EVERY HOME IN TUESDAY RALLY Businesses to Close Half Day Proceeds Go to War Chest Cerro Gordo county next Tues day will paste another leaf in its record of war efforts It is ex pected to register the greatest single day of concerted effort on any one project with the great est number of individuals in volved in the history of the county Tuesday June 8 is Cerro Gordo countys scrap cleanup day and every home in the cities towns and on the farms will be visited by the county salvage committees represen tatives Organization of the drive has been completed instruction meetings are to be held for workers in each of the townships Monday night Business houses throughout the county have agreed to close for half the day to permit the personnel to take part in the drive In Dougherty Mason City and Rockwell the stores will be closed daring the forenoon Mason City kasinco and pro fessional mrm will Met in Cen tral park 7 a n warfcter clothes to mvir M tracks which will make the lo cal bonsetonoose canvass In Clear Lake Plymouth and Rock Falls business firms will be closed Tuesday afternoon from 1 to 5 oclock In the cities and towns the salvage committee is stressing particularly the cleanup of store basements All metals not being used are junk is the rule which managers are asked to follow and every manager is urged either to check his storage rooms personally or to delegate to some pne else the authority to junk items which have not been used and for which there is no im mediate use in sight The fanners are being asked by the committee to spend a half day gathering the vital metals which are found on every farm Particular em phasis is laid on the heavy metals which are needed to make new farm machinery and repair parts as well as for di rect use on the fUhtinr fronts Organization of the rural pick up is by townships and truck ownern men and older boys to help on the trucks will meet Monday evening Requests have been sent by the county commit tee to all farmers and truckers with pickups and larger trucks to attend the meeting and donate the use of their trucks for at least half a day on Tuesday Track owners who record their mileage and report it the county salvage committee will be issued special gas ra tion coupons to replace the fuel used in the pickup the com mittee stated The Monday night township meetings and the township chair men in charge will be as follows DOUGHERTY At Dougherty hall Ed Dougherty chairman Centerville hall John Jenkins chairman G E X E S County mainten ance garage Rockwell William tno chairman Bath center Monroe Ryburn chairman FALLS Plymouth school dis trict Plymouth town hall Georgi Reynolds chairman Falls school district Farmers Savings bank Rock Falls R V Wilkinson chairman Portland elevator C Files chairman LIME Freeman school Eugene Van Note chairman County agents office ison City Alfred Diercks chair n Grant center Gus Zo chairman ers to their jobs on Monday In a suddenly announced retreat from his adamant stand he UMW chief disclosed he has written this reply to a etter from Secretary the federal mine boss I have your letter ot June 4 I have no power to direct I shall however recommend to the policy committee of the united mine workers of America that it direct the mine workers to return o work on Monday June 7 Sincerely yours Ickes letter had said As oper ator of the coal mines on behalf ol he United States government I expect that you will direct the members of the United Mine Work ers of America to return to work on Monday June 1 Lewis whose union members have been idle since Tuesday did juren school Wil chairman E and CLEAR LAKE town Clear Lake city hall Roscoe chairman Center school Claude r chairman H H Holloway Burchinal Lewis Will Recommend Return of Coal Men to Mines on Monday WASHINGTON L Lewis announced Fri day that he would recommend the return of the mine work TOMATO JUICE POINTS CUT Other Blue Coupon Values Are Unchanged See Table on Market Page lot immediately announce when the policy committee would be convened The members are in Washington and can be assembled on a couple of hours notice Lewis without warning an nounced his decision by distribu ting copiesof his letter to the pressMe was not sonally comment iin The UMW chiefs decision ap peared to solve for the time be ing at least a grave crisis which bad almost completely paralyzed the nations coal industry President Roosevelt had ordered the miners to return on Monday and reliable informants said he tiad a sterner program in reserve to back up his order if the miners failed to heed Bodies of 2 High School Youths Drowned in Twin Lakes Found NORTHWOOD of two Emmons Minn high school youths who drowned in Twin Lakes near the IowaMinnesota border Wednesday were recov ered Thursday They were Marvin Towne 15 and William Selstad 13 ENTOMOLOGIST DIES CHAMPAIGN LU P Flint 60 chief entomologist of the Illinois natural history survey and at the University of Illinois college of Agriculture died Thurs day night He was internationally known for his work in control of the European corn borer and other crop pests elevator Mcrve Wood chairman town hal John Hartwig chairman PLEASANT dale town hall John Jindrich chairman Other toivn and city chairmen are Mason City Louis A Page Meservey G E Raecker Ventura Lawrence Bless Rockwell John Cahill All the Metol collected is to be deposited in one of the coun tys 12 at BmhJnal DomirbeHy Meserrer Mymowth Portland Rock Falls KoekweM SwaMafe Thornton Tentan and the two in Mason City across from the notice station and at Foarth and North Fed eral avenue The chairmen in each of the towns concerned will be responsi ble for selling the scrap under contract and by competitive bid ding all proceeds going to Ear K Behrend Cerro Gordo countv salvage chairman to be turned over to the Cerro Gordo County War Chest In Mason City a of business hones is beint made or the rttoil division of the Chamber of Commerce to re cord what helpers may he ex n the drive from amng their employes The empmjera are bebw to notify their employes that It is not to bo retarded a hatfhoHnar Male employes not needed to handle the scrap In the business place itself will be expected to work on the canvass and woman employes will be expected to re main at their homes throughout the forenoon lo gather scrap and have it ready for collection The OPA ration points costs in half Friday announcing WASHINGTON cut tomato juice aowever that all other current Slue coupon values are expected to stand unchanged for another month The tomato juice cut which applies also to other vegetable juices containing 70 per cent or more tomato juice is effective Sunday morning The new value is two pbthts a which comes to three points for a No 2 size can and four points f or a ouuce iatiT second sharp cut on tomato juice both prompted by slow sales Paul M OLeary deputy ad ministrator in charge of rationing said point changes would be made in the future only once a month to ease the burden of rationing A new schedule of meat point values which are one to three points a pound higher on most beef cuts also goes into effect Sun day Had Served as Pilot on Plane Carrier SEE PICTURES ON PAGE S OMAHA Kinnick 24 naval ensign and one of lovas ridiron greats has been killed in action the navy department has nformed his parents here Mr and Mrs Nile C Kinnick Kinnick a navy pilot had jone to sea duty aboard an air craft carrier his parents said The family had no other details except that his body had not been recovered Kinnick was the toast of Atner can football during the iron man days of the Iowa Hawkeyea in After completing his football and college careers in 1939 Kin lick remained at the University of owa to study law He also served as freshman football coach He enlisted in the naval air corps in September 1941 and re ortec for duty at Kansas City Dec 4 the same year He solved at various navv sta ions in the south and east before being assigned to an aircraft car rier this spring While a junior at Iowa Kin nicks football career was handi capped by injuries but the follow ing year he electrified the sport world with his playing particu larly his touchdown passes Chinese Smash Into Yangtze Port of Itu CHUNGKING ad vancing 30 miles in three days Chinese forces have smashed into the Yangtze port of Itu 23 miles airline below Ichang and engaged the Japanese garrison in fierce street fighting dispatches an nounced Friday Itu was the point through which Japanese forces retreating from Changyang were trying to make their way across the Yangtze after being routed by the Chinese The Chinese entry into Ita eominc on the saunc day as the recapture of Chihkiang farther down river farther hampered Japanese communications to Ichanjt which the Japanese have been trying to safetnard and allied planes bombed retreating imperial forces and smashed concentrations oi junks and other craft waiting at Itu to transport the defeated in vaders across the river The attacking Chinese forces also were reported to have pene trated the outer defenses of Kun a south Hupeh province town which the invaders had estab lished as one of the bases for their westward drive on the upper Yangtze front now turned into what the Chinese assert was the biggest rout ot the war The Chinese closed in on Kun gan after driving northward across the Hupch border from newly oc cupied towns in the rich rice pro ducing regions of north Hunan province west of Tungting lake The position of the Japanese in their stroognoM at Nanh sien north of TnmrUnf lake was said to have been rmdtud nn tenaMe with the faU positions Meantime donations from al over China poured in for the vie torious armies of Gen Cheng Chien which turned the Japa nese back from Chinas rice bow and averated the threat of a drive upon Chungking itself Mrs Chiang KaiShek wife o the generalissimo telegraphed an expression of her admiration fo the feat of Gen Chengs forces and the national womens associa tion for war relief which she heads contributed SI00000 Chi nese lo the armys comfort fund the members of the underman ned team played eontinBoaslr throacbout the games in which they started Kinnick was chosen allAmerica fallback in 1939 He topped the Chicago Tribunes poll in the se lection of players for the annual allstar game and was chosen ath lete of the year over a field which included professional as well as amateur performers He won the Heisman award the Maxwell trophy the Touchdown clubs award in Washington D C and other honors Niles father analyst for the Federal Land Bank in Omaha appeared at his office as usuai jriday He attended a meeting of Uand bank executives none of whom knew he had received the elegram from the navy depart ment Thursday night beginning The navy department regrets to nform you It seems incredible he said after news ol his sons loss had reached the Land bank Hot the telegram seems to leave no room for doubt The telegram said only that En sign Kinnick had been killed ancl that the body had not yet been recovered His jjarenis believe he was flying n Grummann fighter plane from an aircraft carrier sorr where in the Atlantic Kinnick rose to fame in the football world as Dr Eddie An derson was serving his first year as head coach at Iowa The team of Anderson as a new and popular coach and Kinnick as a flashy performer sparked a re vival of enthusiasm in Hawkcye football The Hawks won C oat of 8 tames defeatinc Dakota Indiana WmcoBSin Notre Daaae and Minnesota They tost to MfeMcan and tied with Northwestern to finish second in the conference race behind the Ohio State Dr Anderson was selected coach of the year by other coaches in a poll sponsored by the New Ycrk Wo ridTelegram Eight hundred and fifty per sons honored Kinnick at the Heis man award dinner and he widely lauded by sports writers for his simple modest accept ance speech in which he attributed the football success to his coach and teammates He also received a watch from the New York Sun and a scrol from Paramount News He wa flown from New York to Wash ington and Annapolis in a navy transport and delivered severa speeches One brother Ben 23 is a second lieutenant in the marine air corps at Jacksonville Fla His othe brother George 16 was jus graduated from Benson nig school in Omaha In addition hi parents survive Kinnicks activities didnt sto on the gridiron His grades wer NILE KINNICK exceptional and he was active in everal organizations on the ampus He won Phi Beta Kappa honors Kinnick credited his father who taught him his early foot ball with keeping him inter ested in sports He rissed up a basketball court for Nile and his brothers and also played touch football with them in the the Kinnick home at Adel Iowa before the fam Thefather Hvas a quarterback at Iowa State college at Ames n 1914 He groomed his son to je a football player much as the ate Will Feller prepared son Bob or a baseball career The families lived in neighbor ng communities Adet and Van Vleteir and young Kinnick was a atcher on the Adel American Legion junior baseball team dp a little catching for Feller much however because Bob was a third baseman and short stop most of the time in those days Kinnick Had Many Close Friends Here Kinnick was well known in Ma ion City as the result of talks made jere during his senior year at the university and also because a number of his Phi Psi fraternity fathers had their homes here While at the university he made ns home at the fraternity house al which a number of the Mason City students also resided uaranteed him a high place in ic state and nation It is a great agedy that a life so promising liould be cut short Addressing the University of owa luncheon at the Bir oonveu ion Friday noon Hancher said 10 effect of the death of such oung menas Kininck would be elt for many years to come One ot the great tragedies ot ic last war particularly in the European countries was the kill ig off ol the finest young men Imost a whole generation he aid Nobody knows how England has suffered through the loss of youner men nf the type of An Ihony Eden Nobody knows how much of the defeatism ot France may be laid to the eap between old men who were too tired and youns men who were not yet ready lo govern Cov B B Hickenlooper said of innick His death is a shock imd brings ionic the tragedy ot war because t the outstanding contribution nd inspiration his example gave o young people Every American boy who loses lis life is a heartbreak to us Their ives arc all equally precious Anderson Lauds Kinnick Character CLINTON News of the loath in action of Nile Kinnick one of Iowas niltime football greats same as a grent shock to Ed die Anderson furloughed lown football coach himself now in uniform as a major in the U S irmy medical corps and attached oSchick general hpspiial here canonlyhopc that therehas teen some riiistake Anderson said when informed by the Asso ciated Press Nile was a grand young man whose qualities of citi zenship leadership and allaround worth matched his outstanding nbility as an Jithlete and competi tor I feel a deep sense of person al loss He was loved by everyone who cnew him his kindness and con sideration for others stamped him is a typically ideal American In the uniform of his country c riave was the only way Nile Kinnick knew how to play the game E Strickland Mason national president of Charles ity was Phi Psi at the time was his close personal friend Kinnick spoke at a Lions club uncheon here at the close of the 1939 football season and the same evening spoke at the trustees din ner ot the First Congregational church lie was an outstanding scholar as well ns athlete and be cause of his ability as a speakei was much in demandthroughout the state As a consequence he was well known throughout North Iowa Tribute Paid by President Hancher DES MOINES Virgil M Hancher of the State University ot Iowa Friday termed a great tragedy the death of Nile Kininck former Hawkeye foot ball star Hancher who is attending the Iowa State Bar association con cention said Kinnick had finished his ath ellic career before I went to the university in 1940 ant my ac quaintance with him began aflci his last season I suppose no othci Iowa athlete ever received wider national or local recognition Those who have had the op portunity to become acquainted wllh him were even more ap preciative of his character than Ms athletic abilities He was modest and free from objectionable habits ot all kinds bit withall a virile and intelligent jvmng The qualities which market him as a student were of sue permanent nature that in the opin ion of his friends they were guarantee of a distinguished ca reer Those who knew Nile felt cer lain that his character and abilil Diplomatic Break With Axis Sought By W W COPELAND Copyright 1943 by United Press BUENOS AIRES pro aliicci military revolution Friday smashed feeble opposition in the outskirts ot Buenos Aires seized the government buildings in the troat plaza De Mayo and drove out President Ramon S Castillo and his cabinet The revolutionaries under lead ership of Former War Minister Gen Pedro Ramirez demanded free elections fulfillment Icf pledges tor American collabora tion and a diplomatic break with the axis powers revolution is a total suc cess but Castillo has not yet re signed Ramirez told the United Press HS he triumphantly look possession or the presidential pal ace Gen Antonio Rawson who led mare than troops against the capital as Castillo Ilccl to 1 war ship in the harbor said the up rising was a complete triumph A Montevideo radio broadcast Friday afternoon said a pitched battle was in progress at the sub urban Palermo military and air base The aviation branch energeti cally responded to our manifesto Ramirez said in regard to the army proclamation calling for over throw of Castillo A statement will be issued later Friday attcr noon Castillo has not yet re signed but his resignation is not now necessary Reports That Nazis Wiped Out Warsaw Ghetto Are Heard STOCKHOLM Ger mans were reported Friday to have virtually wiped out the War saw ghetto by deporting 14000 Jews to the east after three weeks of desperate streetfighting in which 2000 were shot to death and 3000 died in their flaming House Votes Penalties for Strike Chiefs WASHINGTON sen tences and fines for persons insti gating or leading strikes in gov ernmentoperated plants was passed Thursday by the house and sent back to the senate for action on amendments The bill as approved by the house also requires a vote ot workers before a strike can be called and strengthens the power of the war labor board A conference committee or the senate and the house will have to adjust changes unless the senate accepts without a fight the house amendments to the original Con nally bill The bill retained major provi sions of the Connally bill which A secret Polish radio station heard here Thursday said the Jews in the walled ghetto nc of other bloody pogroms ce the nnris overran Poland had given a aoocJ account of them selves by killing 300 German elite troops and wounding 2000 others The broadcast said the Jews defended themselves behind bar ricades as the naz i troopers marched on the ghetto April 12 Residence at the barricades continued until April 24 the re port added and then street and house fighting raged for a week or more Weather Report FORECAST MASON CITY Cooler Friday aft ernoon and Friday night con tinued cool Saturday forenoon fresh to strong winds diminish ing Friday night IOWA Scattered thundershowers southeast portion Friday after noon Cooler Friday night and Saturday forenoon with scat tered light frost northwest and north night central portion Friday MINNESOTA Cooler Friday night slowly rising tempera ture Saturday forenoon Scat tered light frosts Friday night with near freezing tempera tures north portion Fresh to strong winds diminishing early Friday night IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics Maximum Thursday 80 Minimum Thursday night 44 At 8 a m Friday 48 YEAR AGO Maximum 83 Minimum si he senate passed on May 5 I affairs SEIZE CONTROL OF CAPITAL IN QUICK ACTIONS Ramirez Who Served as Secretary of War Is Leader of Revolt BUENOS AIRES tine troops seized control ot Buenos Aires Friday in a swift revolt against the regime ot Presi dent Ramon S Castillo and crowds cheered the movement with shouts oC Long Jive demo cracy and Long LiveFreedom Gen Pedro Ramirez who had served as Castillos minister ot war in the cabinet which main tained Argentinasstatus as the only nation in the western hemisphere having relations with the aNis was identified as the leader of the revolt Soon altertroops marched into the city the general entered the government house in downtown Buenos Aires Deputies oC Hie radical liberal party which has fought Castillos neutrality policy for months were in session there but nothing is known yet of Ramirezs political tieups A special edition ot the news paper Noticias Graficas was is sued bearing the streamer head line Trimphant Revolution A statement broadcast byall Argentine radio stations said Ca stillo was transferring the seat of his government to an Argentine warship and private advices sub sequently received in Santiago Chile said he and his associates had moved aboard a federal mine sweeper in the Buenos Aires har bor The broadcast statement said Castillowas determined tainArgentine institutions and to oppose a government by force which does not respect the popular will of the There was bloodshed in a clash on the outskirts Gen Pedro Ramirez minister ot war in the Castillo cabinet was identified as the leader ot the rev olution Government quarters de scribed the revolt simply as a military movement Castillo as siened Gen Rodolfo Marquez to combat he movement with for tes of repression made up of men loyal to his conservative regime and policy of prudence he addition of provisions drafted by the house military committee H was amended on the floor to Mohibit unions from contributing to political campaigns persons or organizations when a federal elective office is involved It ac complished this by extending pro visions of the corrupt practices act to unions House passage precluded an at empt by administration forces to offer a substitute aimed at dealing primarily with the coal strike However since the bill passed contained thefaajor provision of I hc administration libiling the use of union funds to aid strikers and banning union lenders from directing a administration leaders made no fight against it U S Attu Casualties Are 1535 WASHINGTON of Attu in Aleutians cost the United Slates 1535 army casual ties including 342 men dead 1135 wounded and 58 missing up to midnight Tuesday the navy re ported Friday The deaths represent a ratio of about five Japanese killed for each American lost in the battling over the snow covered crags and tun dra Known Japanese deaths the navy lias said lota 1791 exclu sive ofenemy soldiers killed by air bombing and naval bombard ments and cremated or buried be fore American troops took the is land Small groups of Japanese still were roaming Altu harassing American troops on Tuesday the navy said However their activi ties have been confined lo sniping and wiping out all remaining en emy troops seems only a matter of time Port authorities in Montevideo capital of neighboring Umguay were ordered to be on the out for nn Argentine navy nun boat which was reported without confirmation being used by Ca stillo and other members or his government to flee A Montevideo dispatch said conflicting reports from Buenos Aires left the impression that the movement against Castillo was aimed at reversal of Argentinas foreign and domestic policy which has left her as the only American nation to maintain relations with the One source who can not be identified by name said military leaders had recently given Castillo an ultimatum to modify his policies within 48 hours He said the president curtly rejected their suggestions A force led by Gen Arturo Rawson struck swiftly into the heart of Buenos Aires after a 15 mile march from Campo de Mayo Socialist Deputy Alfredo Paln cios said the force numbered 8000 men at the start and police said other army men presumably were picked up enroute Details dropped alt io engage government forces al a naval mechanics school in Ihe sub urbs One or wo persons were KILLED IN NORTH AFRICA COUNCIL BLUFFS nician 5th grade Dale W Williams Jr 20 was killed May 2 his first day of service in north Africa He was radio technician with the armored force according to word received here RAMON CASTILLO t of ;