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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 30, 1940, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HIST UCU ART OF IOWA COUP KOINES IA HOME EDITION VOLXLVI THi NIWSPANK THAT MAWS ALL NOtTH IOWANS NEIWIOU AND UNITED PRESS rtlU WIRES FJVB CENTS A COPX MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MARCH 30 1940 MASON CITY THtffcfOHT SPOT FAPEB CONSISTS or TWO U S DENOUNCES JAPS ARMED FORGE LStoiy of a Politico Umbrella By JACK STINNETT the office of Cactus Jack Garner the other day came Cactus Harry Carey Occasion for the visit was simply that Carey was in town making return to the stage after 29 years He wanted to see and chat with the vice president whose chairhe occupied for that Mr Smith movie Occasion for this yarn was that the two got to reminiscing and out of that came a remarkable ex ample of how life goes round and round John Nance Garner the Ison of a westerner becomes a big politician Harry Carey the son lot a big Mew York politician be comes a westerner Mr Garner no doubt could give Harry cards and spades and beat to death at the political t game but Carey Pere would have given Mr Garner a run for his money Pop says Harry was one of old Richard Crokers Tammany district leaders in Brooklyn and a judge of the court of special I sessions Carried an Umbrella 1 He anticipated Chamberlain by about 50 to wear a high silk hat and carry an um brella rain or shine Only differ ence was he used it all the used it to keep the sun off as well as the rain Golly what a bunch of thieves they had around Tammany N in those days Even Pop had a fran was for a twomile horse car railway through Pelham Bay park Pop set it up and charged 10cent fare Seems like there was a state law in those days that you RECOGNITIONOF PUPPET NATION REFUSEDBYUS Secretary of State KaiShek Regime Still Head of China WASHINGTON Unit ed States denouncing Japan for attempting by armed force to impose its will on China refused Saturday to recognize the Japan eseorganized government inau gurated at Nanking Secretary of State Cordell Hull set forth the United States posi tion in a formal statement He said that the United States has ample reason for believ ing that the government ot Gen eralissimo Chiang KaiShek at Chungking sail has the al legiance and support of the treat majority of the Chinese people and continues to be rec ognized by this country He said the establishment of the new Nanking government has the appearance of a further step in a program of one country by armed force to impose its will upon a neighboring country and to block a large area of the world from normal political and economic re lationships with the rest of the world Hull plainly indicated that the United States considers that the establishment of the Nanking re gime under Japanese protection constituted a violation of interna tional law and existing treaties He said the United States again makes full reservation of this countrys rights under interna tional law and existing treaties and agreements IB the Hgbt of what has Nazis Hint More FindsInvolving United States Announces for Representative MacNider Delegates Named HERMAN M KNUDSON Popsays geriflrinrn I know the lawfor years I have been on the Doesnt that law say that no one street railway company can charge more than five cents But does it say any thing about two companies not bong able charge five cents each Well gentlemen my twc lag country and tV off a mile railway is companies One owned owns by two mile KNUDSON OUT OF SENATE RACE Stuart Indorsed by Hancock and Franklin County Republicans Herman M Knudson Masor ity state representative from Cerro Gordo county Saturday announced that he would again eek nomination for that office Ks statement spiked rumors tha le would seek the senatorial sea now held by Earl Dean who has announced he will not run again another the next You can look upthe articles of incorporation And gentlemen if you want to sit here and issue an order that the thousands ot poor people who ride those raflways have to get off at the end ot the first mile in torrential ramsand cold and transferto the other com panys railway just to comply with a silly law then I guess m have to take the matter up with the voters Wen that was the last Pop ever beard of that 1 MfMttTrouble He did have a httle trouble later on when they were building aiTwooden bridge across City Pop wanted to run his horsecar ine across there They woukmt stand for if So one night after thebridge was finished Pop got a mixedgang of his Italian Irish voters together and be ftween and dawn they laid fcose rails across that bndge The Sett morning Old Dobbin tax pulling the car across the bridge and the car was met with an armed force Pop was on board and his umbrella He just grinned when the car was stopped and he shouted Gentlemen U want to hold up the United mail youll have to take faces he waved a full gov mail pouch Pop ever got the United government to throw in him on that I dont know that horsecar carried U a I as long as the opposition remember Yessir Pop was a great pott concludes Carey my vote HarryHe r could give me mod ten m the bole aal beat Garner The developments ap pear to be following the pattern ot other regimes and systems which have been set up in China under the aegis of an outside powerand which in their functioning espec ially favor the interests of that outside power and deny to na tionals of the United States and other third countries enjoyment of long established rights of equal and fair treatment which are le gally andjustly theirs The government of the United Stateshas noted statements ol high officials of that outside pow er that their country intends to respect the pohucal independence and freedom of 4he othercountry and that with the development of affairs in East Asia this intention will be demonstrated To this gov the circumstances both and diplomatic which military haveattendedthe setting up the new regime at Nanking do not seem consistent with such an in tention Ike iHHadt UK Vailed States toward we tt amed force ast zMtrMaurt aa ts weB kana Ua the m the Far Cast has This government again makes full reservation of this countrys rights under international law aix existing treaties and agreements Twelve years ago the govern ment of the United States recog nized as dtd ether governments the national government of the Republic of China The govern ment of the United States has am ple reason for benevmg that tha guveisauciH with its capital now at CfenagkiBC has had and stall has the allegiance and the great majority of the government of the United to Broadcast to US and PJUBS that would to at iniiliiiglil Satur night 5 p m CST Sources close to the prenuer Kid the speech would be m Eog oh and would be an explanation fcf his new governments Des MoinesEasier EW Hunt Caled for Lade ol Money diudren because of bad called off for good Saturday be cause lite aty fathers they bavent the necessary 175 to buy Threethowwnd chUdren bunted m Dw city parks in is expected to re turn to Mason City in aweek 0 days depending upon the weather here his secretary said His move Saturday leaves th enatorial field open althoug ialph Stuart Hamptonlawyer and OscarJohnson Kanawha state representative from Hancoc county have been prominently mentioned as possible candidates he former as a republican th atter as a democrat Resolutions indorsing Mr were paired Saterday at bath the Hancock ad Franklin county republican eonventiw his naaae at the head of possible contenders Friends Mr Start have eenferreA with repcMieaa leaders in Oerda eooBty recently behalf of his eaadMaey Cerro Gordo county candidates have been victorious in the sen ate race since C F Johnston Sheffield stepped out of the of fice in 1928 Hancock countys last senator in the state assem bly was John Garner who completed his term in 1924 VLason Cityan Gets Ovation at Convention A courtroom full of enthusiastic delegates at the Cerro Gordo o it n t y republican convention iaturday morning voted unani mously to let Col Hanford Mac name the 32 delegates of the county to the coming state Convention The delegates are E B Still nun E R Boyle Mrs Harold Crane Clarence Knutson and Frank Knutson Clear Lake L L Bless Ventnra F J Mc Guire Lake township George Reynolds Plymouth J M Kyburn Bath K V Wilkinson Rock Falls Peter IVohler Thornton and the following from Mason City C Frederick Beck Garfield Brecse J Bryant E W Clark Ray F Clough Lester Dibble W Earl Hall Art Harris J M Hazlett Mrs Nell McDonald Stanley H MacPeak Mrs Nancy Peterson L L Raymond John Robinson John Senneff Earl Smith C E Strickland B C Way B A Webster W A Westfall and Colonel MacNider Wave after wave of applause greeted Colonel MacNider as he rose to ask that his list of dele gates be passed on by a commit tee and finally by the convention They applauded again when the Mason Cityan who has received recognition overthe nation asa lor the repub dontcarelwho that is ipicked for the LOOK INSIDE FOR IsbouW hketo see a candi dateifrom every in the na tion to create enthusiasm tor what has got to beatremendous victory in November HI tare a reyahfcaa aff my ffle and a nWd kit thto tee there fa inch aaen thaa i partisan victory at stakeWe hare a sattea protect aad XU time to whi tf we waat MUchildren to row vp in a rrpahllr We have got to restore the principles which made this coun try great I want to be able and want you to be able to look into the iaces of your children and the faces of your neighbors children in the future and say I did all in my power to save America m that crucial year1940 Cerro Gordo was one of 99 counties in Iowa holding republi can conventions Saturday to name delegates to the state convention at Des Momes Friday April 12 when delegates will be named to the national presidential conven tion News tTMi ether the state indicated the aagBratiea of a drive for a defe imttom to the ndMttphfe CM veattea which wwdd m straeted Cehwel MaeNider At the Cerro Gordo county con vention R F Clough reviewed briefly something of the move ment that is taking place over the nation in behalf of the Mason Cityan Many of us he said are not fully aware of the scope of the movement in behalfof his candi dacy He has been invited to vari ous sections of the country for im portant speeches and he recently was invited to give the keynote address at theWashington state republican convention The wide acquaintance of Colonel MacNider over started with his phenommal war record which provided the nmg for his extraordinary chip among the veterans of the World war the local attorney stated Two presideatir recognized hhn to the extent oC giving Colonel MacNider important posts Mr Clough pointed out Mr Clough asserted that in event of a deadlock between men who are now in headlines lead ing candidates and with none able to command a majority of the con vention it mar welt be that the could be nominated U S Denies Authenticity of Documents Roosevelt and Hull Officially Disclaim Assertions by Nazis WASHINGTON The au thenticity of documents produced by German officials as evidence that American policy helped loose war on Europe was chal lenged emphatically in adminis tration quarters Saturday President Roosevelt was the first to comment iXttr the docu ments purportedly found in captured Polish archives were published in Berlin He declared that propaganda from abroad should be taken with several rains of salt Secretary of State Hull spoke bluntly He declared that the state department placed not the slightest credence in the con versations related in the German white book and denied that the warlike attitude they set forth represented in any way the countrys foreign policy William C Bullitt the United States ambassador to France and Count Jerzy Potocki Polish am bassador to the United States two diplomats whose names figured prominently in the Berlin col lection both rejected as untrue the statements imputed to them in the documents One section of a purported diplomatic communication to the Polish government described the president as desirous of cmUnriac up war psychosis fraas gomes was ABw Stem Lake m NMsr he ttvea the At least three persons rose in stantly aad seconded the motion Is Jack MacNider i in the louse asked Chairman B1 Sullman of the county central committee who presided at the convention As MacNider lose feet brom an corner to come leeward he was greeted with thunderous applause To befrank I feel very much at home in this courtroom he said The crowd immediately got the seven months Ontjes MacNider irjal The speaker continued But I want to say that this is one of the most pleasant mornings of my life have you who know my faults and deficiencies show me this con fidence A committee headed by ME Laird was named by Chairman Sttllman to review the MacNider list of delegates and make recom mendations to the convention The list was returned intact and ap proved unanimously by the con vention John Senenff called on for a speech by a delegate pledged himself to plenty ot speeches in MacNkters behalf in event ofthe latterV nomination Chairman Snllman was made temporary and then chairman and Mrs T B Fergusjg f secretary ofthe convention on the motion of Ralph Stanbery ttc Sullman opened the meeting by reading the convention call The 171 precinct delegates to the county convention as certified to the chairman were recognized as qualified and the convention opened Interest in the county conven tions Saturday also centered on the fight against Harrison K Spangler of Cedar Rapids republi can national committeeman from Iowa The aafaSpangler forces are supporting Marbn M Cooney West Union lawyer and farm op erator tratlnr its energy OH the tial BresidenUal mounee The basis on which the number f delegates from each county to be state convention is determined s as follows Each county was allowed a del gate 300 votes which the ounty cast for1 Secretary of State EarlG Miller m 1938 plus four legates at large In addition trie 87 counties Miller tamed two years ago will have two extra delegates ach as a sort of bonus A state onvenuon with more than 2000 ielegates is assured from this method of apportionment At the state convention m April 22 delegates to the republican residential nominating conven tion whichopens at Philadelphia June 24 will be chosen The nine congressional districts will select wo each at district caucuses while four delegates from the state at large will be chosen by the state convention in general ession Cooney said in a statement is sued from EUuder Friday nighl that be had reports from nearly every county in the state since the pjedinit caucuses last Monday and that these reports have uni formly borne out the belief that the results of the caucuses this clearly indicate a desire for a change Spanglers supporters point out that he successfully a similar drive four TERMPAPERSIN POLISH FOREIGN OFFICE WINE Costly Vintafes Yet to Follow Declare Officials of Germany BULLETIN BUCHAREST tative diplomatic sources said Saturday night that Turkey had agreed to let the FrancoBritish fleets go through the Darda nelles to clamp an antiGerman blockade on the Black sea BERLIN sixteen doc uments which the German foreign published Friday as finds in the archives of the Polish for eign ofiice were only cheap wine compared with costly vin tages yet to follow an authorized German source asserted Saturday Citing the Bible story of Jesus conversion water into wine this source observed American statesmen must not co out on a limb and try to put Fridays publication off with the remark that these were after all the opinions of Polish ambassadors as to what American policy Is Remember how at Cana the ruler of the feast complained to the bridegroom for keeping the best wine until the end Maybe thats what were doing He intimated that the German government wasin possession ef communications by the OriMd States iffisMif bam C BuBttt Roosevelt commented that be thought everybody should take with1 a grain of salt any propa ganda that was put out m Europe today A little later he amended his remark to make it two grains of salt and a little later he raised the amount to three grains Secretary Hull referred not only to the white books repre sentation of American policy but also to the warencouraging ex pressions attributed m the docu ments to Bulhtt and Joseph P Kennedy the United States am bassador to Great Britain I may say most emphati cally Hall declared la a state ment that neither I nor any of mr associates in the department state have ever heard at conversations as these MARCH IS OUT LIKE A LAMB Sun Shines Brightly Higher Temperatures Promised for Weekend DES MOINES was on its way out like a Sat urday asthe sun shone brightly and to push tempera tures up to new high marks for the year this fai Continued mild temperatures wereforecastas skies were clear throughout all of the state except in the extreme eastern portion Temperatures averaged 10 de grees above normalas side roads continued to dry out and fields be gan to become fit for spring plant ing operations Official high mark of the last 24 hours was 88 at Council Bluffs white the tow early Saturday 34 at Charles City nABde we give then the slight est credence The ililiimsdi al leged nave asiienrseated ta any way ataay or the policy ef the AxserSeaa government The Weather FORECAST IOWA Partly day alght sad Swday Satur MTNNESOTA Partly eteady Sacarday aagU aad Sndar Mi vdte w eaH Bed Btoer Tal tejr Satwdar night IN MASON CITY 1940 high temperature 67 was recorded at A new mark of KGLOs transmitter west of the city Saturday afternoon at 2 oclock as the mercury soared from 44 at t oclock Saturday morning Previously the high for the year was 52 recorded on Friday Globegazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 a m Saturday Friday 52 m Night 11 At t A M gafcsrdey 44 At ftrtBrtay n Inspect the of which were Friday The documents offered as re ports by Count Jerzy Potocki Polish ambassador to Washington who is alleged to have reported to Warsaw conversations with Bulhtt were written on heavy paper watermarked with lhe monograph MFP under which were the words papier a lettres under which in turn was the word Mirkoiv The reports attributed to Count Edward Raczynski Polish ambas sador to London which told of alleged conversations with the American ambassador in London Joseph P Kennedy were on a paper watermarked Waterloo Bond These attritaitd to Jtalix Tirtirttwki ambassador Paris saM to have reported wttk MUtt were a paper ef watenaarked extra i Thefirst pages of practically every document bore an imposing arrayof signatures of various fo lish officials each using a differ ent colored pencil Often margi nal notes were made by someone examining the document Also there were frequent undencor ings of sections considered impor tant Officials were noncommittal about the date of publication of the next batch of doccnentai The impression was given however that Foreign Minister Von Bib bentrop is merely waiting for someone in the United States to furnish the occasion ef the Had Des Moines Couple to Be in Charge of Home for Orphaned CKiWren MOINCS r and Mrs Leon R Lyle of Des Moines have been named as superintend ent and assistant to the American Home Finding association of Ot turawa a home for orphaned and homeless children They will suc ceed the Rev C A Field and Mrs Field who resigned Friday which here veetattem la YEAR AGO Maximum 33 Minimum 15 Precip 17 Snowfall 2 inches WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO out look for the week beginning Mon day Upper Mississippi valley Gen erally fair with temperatures above normal except rain and nearnormal temperatures Thurs day or Friday Northern Great erable cloudiness temperatures above normal followed by showersmiddle of week fair with seasonable temperatures end of week Morning papers blamed Ameri can diplomacy in great measure for the outbreak of the Xonsiaaa confbct German officJaUosn sUtetepMd comment with the thedocunjento speak for tnea Washington President Roosevelt answered queries con cerning the alleged Polish docu mente by telling newspapermen that all European propaganda should be taken with three grains of salt CefdeB Count Jerzy Potockl Fohsh ambassador to Washington Semed ;