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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 6, 1941, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HIST uiu 4 AS r OEPT Of IOAA COHP s M o 11 j E s 14 THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS 4 Men Lead Politics in Argentina EDITOKS another of x itriei articles by IV EarJ Mall Uasou CHy GtabeCazettc minifins editor In Ihe course ol a tour thruujh Soulh America as Hue of Parly or u mrsls of tbc Carnccie Endowment for JntrrjiatiojiaJ Peace NUMBER 49 By EARL HALL BUENOS AIRES in Chile is u maze of parties polities in Argentina is a group of person alities At present the course of public affairs here in Argentina revolves about four Ortiz president in name Ra mon Castillo acting presi dent Marcelo A 1 v e a r and Gen Agustin Justo p o w e r behind Castillo Forte rather than popular blessing has al ways been the determiner o I go v c r n m c n I down here The iJ EAPI uxiV party of the EARL HALL radical civic union is estimated to have BO per cent of Argentinas voters back of it but it never elects a president Those who count the votes are more im portant in the Argentine scheme of things than those who vote Against this radical civic union are aligned the conservatives made up of the democratic national party and several smaller groups Then apart from both the radical Earl Hall Docks at New York City W Earl Hall GlobeGazelle managing editor disembarked the S S Argentina at New York Monday night with tlje P Carnegie Bndowmeitt for Inter v jory Juiie and Nancy Lou They expect to arrive in JIason City Friday eveninr Mr Halls ar ticles on his South American journey will continue for some time after Mr Halls arrival datclined at the various points from which hey were dis patched by airmail civic union and the conservatives I is the socialista party sniall in number but rather important in its intellectual influence Labor unions are great in size but small in influence because of the lack of a leader to weld them into a cohesive unit Up to this time no Samuel Gompers or Wil liam Green or John Lewis has been developed in Argentine trade unionism General Insto pronounced current slionc man Argentina came into nower in 1932 following a revolution in winch the radical civic union president was ousted from of fice There was the appearance but not the reality of an elec tion itie radicals being barred from voting Justo ruled tor six years in the most approved conservative way and chose his Own successor in L fraudulent election Ramon Cas lillo was hisrunning mate Scarcely had Ortiz been seated however when lie beyan to kick over the traces Although he iiad been chosen himself in a phoncv ciectioii hc began to insist on honest elections out over the pro Pointedly he served notice that Argentina had experienced its last fraudulent election Naturally this was shocking to those who liac put him in office Juslo who had counted on the ticket for Ortiz for six years and then win another sixyear term for himself was anything but pleased with his charge He began seeking ways to obtain larger powers for the vie president Senor Castillo il Sf Ortiz a diabetic Tjceaii to suffer a loss of sight ami there was a semblance of plausibility to his enemies claim that he was not qualified to handle hc reins of government From per sons who know him inlimatelr I have learned that he is rcaliy a sick man V Sick though he is President Ortiz s putting up a stiff fight against being sidetracked In his struggle hc has allied himself with Marcelo Alvear who a head of the numerically strong radica civil union party would have an understandable interest in honest elections Castillo the acting president is ol course a mere pawn in the game which is being played about him Justo is the real spokesman for the party of the conservatives in which enormously wealthy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MAY 6 1941 MASON CITY THE R AF BOMBS RHINE WITH FURY Iran Too Has Oil hbor ofrao SU nasern hbor of Iraq is the worlds fourth largest oilpmtlucing nation Iraqs oil ranch byviicrs exercise the greatest What lies ahead forArseritiua is not clear However with Or tiz and Alvear pleading the case for democratic government and free elections as against rule by the upper classes and flic armed forces some most infer estimr possibilities seem lo pre sent themselves Unsatisfactory as Argentina gov ernment has been clown through the years from the democratic ideal the fact slill remains that there is less of pronounced pover ty here than in any other country we have visited on our extended trip By the same token there is less of class consciousness flaunted at you in the slrectcars and in other Agencies serving the first class and second class Maybe lale for this Ill learn the reason ATCLAIBORNE Iowa Soldiers Get Showers While With U S Draft Army DES MOINES Tues day enjoyed another beautiful spring the deluge finally hailed at Camp Claibornc La where 793 inches of rain fell in 38 hours The weather bureau reported that the camp where thousands of Iowa soldiers are undergoing rain ing had three more inches of rain in the 24 hours ended at a m Tuesday the previous Nazi Centers GERMANSADMIT IS House of Lords Votes Support to Churchill BULLETIN LONDON house of lords voted unanimous confi dence in the Churchill govern ment Tuesday after two and one half hours debate parallel ing the house of commons dis cussion of the conduct of UB war One observer called the debute healthy hcarlsearchiiiff without the slightest ineul the government LONDON Secre tary Anthony Eden told the house of commons Tuesday that the sooner United States war ma terials reach the battlefields of Asia Africa and Europe the sooner the war will end He expressed faith ha Tur key would stand by Britain and he told Arab peoples including tinIraqis to beware an axis victory During his review which op ened the governments statement m full dress debate on the con duct of the war a heckling mem ber interrupted Edens reference to United States aid with Let us do a bit ourselves Eden promptly retorled he was presupposing maximum effort of ourselves and the United Stales of America Government critic s among them Leslie HoreBelisha rose to attack Edens long review Now that events are against us I trust temporarily HoreBelisha said is a tendency to minimize theirim fromwhaf is happening in the Atlantic Laborite Lees Smith speaking from the front opposition bench warned that in the battle of Suez Britain had a smaller margin of time than in the battle of the At lantic in the Mediterranean1 he said it is a race between Hitlers im mediate advantage and our power lo build up equipment to hold him until American supplies swing in our favor some months hence The Jaborilc speaker wanted to know why measures were not taken to keep German panzer di visions out of Libya and asked if the government was satisfied that Ihe French government at VJ is maintaining strict neutrality Lden retracing ground covered last week by Prime Minister Churchill declared Greece was informed beforolituicl just how rmich aid could be expected from Telling of diplomatic efforts in the middle east preceding the nazi invasion of Greece andlugo slavia liden declared lie was im pressed by the loyal friendship and determination of the Turks to stand firm against uny menace to heir sovereignty I am sure he added the loyalty to their alliance with this country will he the basis of the Turkish governments policy V The trouble which lie was I created in Iran Eden went on is of great concern to both Britain and Turkey Hc declared Britain had noth ing to be ashamed ot in her deal ings with the Arab peoples most ol all Iraq whOe independence we assured it is we who have as sisted them and in every rcspeci have kept our word Eden said the British were veiv grateful for the offer of the good offkes of the Turkish and Egyptian governments in media tion but until Iraq withdrew her troops from Habbaniyah and ceased hostilities Britain would not discuss fulfillment of her treaty rights Arabs in any land must Wrtow that the approach of axis rule means the end of their liberty which they have jealously guard ed and which in alliance with us arc safe today he declared TliiHich Hitler may rule the lives of iconic he cannot rule their hearts Eden added and no tyrant can rule over Europe for longrer than a brief span Welcoming the immense step forward by the United States in deciding lo send ships lo Ihe Red sea the foreign secretary said it was Britains privilege together with the help we can receive from the U S A to make the nations ot Europe secure from the haunting dread that shadows out own time ncie Skies Hcrn clear over the west ern part of the state Tuesday and mostly cloudy in the eastern half after all stations reported rain overnight Dubuiue reported inch Dc corah 05 Mount Ayr S4 Burling ton 49 Iowa City Kcokuk 47 Cedar Rapids 37 Davenport and Marshalltown 30 Temperatures hjeld lo levels eight degrees above normal over the state the bureau reported but somewhat cooler weather was in prospect for parts of the state Tuesday night Mondays liigli was al Du btique and Davenport while Mon day niclifs low was 47 at Inwood Weather Report FORECAST MASON CITY Fai and Wednesday cooler Tuesdav n Tuesday night somewhat ight FIXING OF MILK US SILENT ON PRICES CHARGED JAPANESE HINTS Former Bus Queen Admits Breaking Church Property Pleads Guilty to Damaging Catholic Church at Ionia HELEN BKEUEK BULLETIN LONDON Mos cow broadcast Tuesday night that Josef Stalm has replaced V Molotov as soviet pre mier Mrs Helen Brewer onetime Iowa bus was given a one year suspended jail sentence by Judge T II Gohcen at New Hampton Tuesday after noon after pleading guilty lo a charge of malicious destruction I nt properly in St Bonifaces Catholic church at Ionia 1 A resident now aifiiiu nl I Mason City where she started her famous career Mrs Brewer was ordered by the court to make full restitution to the church Iur three statues which she admitted breaking with a hammer Monday evening curding to Sheriff George Mur ray of Chickasaw ciiuntv Her plea before District Judge T If Gohcen followed an imlict niciil tiv the Chickiisaw wmiily irand jury in f minutes which Oonin culItMl a record for speed The county aiiorney said the property destroyed included a number uf slulues in the church which were irreplaceable and which ire estimated were worth about HEIDELBERG HIT BY BRITISH Nazis Counter With Attacks on Belfast Glasgow Liverpool Rv THE ASSOCIATED VllESS Germanys Rliinchijid full the scourge uf a mutlcin England blitz Tuesday a series of raids in which R A I1 bomljers reported attacks on 31 i n n hoim and other Rhine indus trial colliers as well as on ihrj itimhcld TYencIi coast A llerlin unnounccmcnt said he KAF bombed I he aticienl German university own of knowii for ifs student duels and hit academic and hospital 6 Concerns and 33 Individuals Indicted for AntiTvust Law NEW YORK federal grand jury Monday indicted Sheffield Farms Inc The Bor dcn company four subsidiary con cerns and individuals on CIiHges of to violate Hie Sherman antitrust law and lix mill prices in the metropolitan Among Ihe inciividual de fendants were L A Von Bomel now president of National Dairy Iroducls corporation and former president of Sheffield aid T G Montague president of the Bor firm Officials Certain America Wont Give Up Far East Interest GREEKSNAVAL LOSS WAS LARGE Government Says All of Auxiliary Ships Were Sunk by Nazis CAAfEA Crete iVTlnj Ureek sovcrnmenl recapitulating fate of its navy in the lasl days ol the German drive through Greece said Friday that all its auxiliary Hum had been savagely bombed and machinegunned sinking with the crews7 These ships included minelay ers patrol and escort vessels Greeces submarines were siid jo have reached Alexandria hSJpt where Uiey joined Ihe Bruisli fleet Of he 10 three were sunk firinc to the last aKamst if r a bomlicrs statement said j Tvvo of Greeces IS torpedo boats also were said reached Alexiindria Tilc British omittinK mention lUrs Brewer hxd a tons career i nny afsault Heidelberg saici i n areat weight1 of high explo sive bombs was rained on Mann heim while other HAF raiders al lacked the channel ports ot Bou io Iowa headlines starting some years ago when rhe owned the lied Ball Transportation company of Mason City one of Iowas pi oneer bus lines She formed the lowu Motor Vehicle Association nf 30 or GO lus and truck iiperaturs and clashed wilh the stale railroad commission for allegedly cutting bus fares She sold her transportation company to the Jeffersontranspor tation company of Minneapolis in Appearing in court with Mrs Brewer was her husband Donald a farmer living southwest of Nashua whom she married at Omaha in 1I25 Croiiin said tin damage appar ently resulted from a disagree ment with Father C B Goetzingcr pastor of the church Tlie county attorney related Mrs Itrcwcr had conferred with the priest alioiit some pending litiffatioii in which slic was in volved hut had hccn dissatis fied with his advice She rc Inrried to Ionia Monday insht fnr a further discussion hut finding him absent she went to the church Cronin reported Ihe woman was fXcn to enter the church and leave it nbont and about li minute later Phil Goetxmnrr brother of the priest discovered tin damage He tailed Sheriff George C Murray and Cronin and Airs tilewer was arrested al Mason City a short time later and broil 111 AUGUSTIX JUSTO strong man some central ROBERTO ORTIZ of Argentina IOWA Generally fair night and Wednesday what cooler east and Tuesday nigh MINNESOTA P a r t 1 y cloudy s h o w e r s extreme nurlhwcst Tuesday night and northeast Wednesday c o o I e r Tuesday night except near cooler norlh Wednesday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics Maximum Monday Minimum in Night At 8 a in Tuesday Precipitation VEAR AGO Minimum Tuesday State Property Tax 1 oo Much for Frats Sororities Is Claim KOKKCAST Extended weather lorccast for the period from p m Mry 6 to 630 p m CST May 10 Uppcr Mississippi Vallcv and temperature will av erage slightly above normal Raiti tall will be moderate except heavy Indiana and eastern Illinois oc curring generally the latter part of period and in Indiana and east ern Illinois Tuesday night IOWA CITY stale property tax of BO per cent on the real value of property is too much for University of Iowa fraternities and sororities tiie city council was told Mon day Dean Emeritus Wilber J Tcc teivs of the universitys pharmacy college a city alderman told the council the tax law would put the campus organizations out ot com nntvioi There hn been considerable talk of having the university purchase all fraternities and sororities on the campus hc said This would make them stale property and they would so tax free WASHINGTON hints that Tokio would like to ex plore the possibility ot settling Pacific problems with the United Stales met complete silence in government quarters Monday Nevenheless the feeling hero appeared to be thai Japan is n closely allied with ihe axis pow ers that only a virtual abandon ment of American interest in the far cast lo the new order in Katall the Asia would satisfy lhc Tokio leaders This the atlniinislratioii lias made it clear it docs not in tend fo do The Japanese feelers1 on a rapprochement with the United Slates have appeared frequently of late in the Japanese press especially since Foreign Minister Yosukc Matsuoka visilcd Berlin Rome and Moscow They were predicated largclv on suggestions hat the United Staleinvite Matsuoka to vHt this country to discuss a possible solution of Pacific problems The hospital ships Hesperos Aitilii Socrntes and Heli leins were nnk the statement find nUhousb they un aimcd and were cirryiiiq full liKlits and bearing signs stipulat ed by the International Red Cross Survivors sfriiCKlinir in the i sa uire pitilessly machine I Kiimird The case of one was particularly flagrant is she car ricil vvtnnen and children There were tew jurvivurs of I j to the jail here Secretary Perkins Speaks at Si Paul PAUL Minn tary r Iaboi Frances Iei speaks Tucsdav nialit before Minnesota Slalc foifrriiux of So cial Workers in the St Paul audi torium Madame logne and Cherbourg i The Germans said HAK bombs were directed at iinsuspecled wellknown resorts in southern and southwestern Germany and declared thatmilitary objectives werenowhere hit Hitlers luflwaffc countered 1 with equally violent raids on the British isles striking again i al ISelfast the capital of north ern Ireland where deaths i were reported in Sunday nights raid and fiercely attacking I Scotlands vast Clyde river shin yards which stretch from Glas fixmto the sea Liverpools Mcr sejsulc docks were raked bv biimbs for the fifth consecutive ifflil A British statement acknowl edged that the Germans hitting m largescale operations in flicted much damage and that Ulc loll ol dead and wounded was expected lo be high A single di rect hit a Belfast shelter claimed 12 lives ii was reported h Wifh daylisht a formation of Meserchmitts Hashed across the channel spattered machinesun uiillels in Ihe streets of Dover and stabbed at the towns balloon bar rage sending three uf the bi sty traps down m flames A flight of KAK spitfiresperf afcr the Germans as they raced back across the channel As aftcrmatli of he battle of UIK Hatkans the axis powers heron taking over Greeces is fleet social work in six freighters which were far I lnl emcrgcmy from ports were saved 1 Greeces navy before the war j c included Ihe cruiser SelOSSie Returns Avcroff built in I91010 dotrov ers 13 big torpedo boats of from H to 30r tons six submarine of rrcnch construction eicht minelayers of TOD lo 520 Ions four small motor torpedo boatsmd several fleet auxiliaries the Addis Ababa 833 TO CLAIBORXE ST PAUL Minn officials said Tuesday that 833 men will leave Fort Snelling this week for Camp Claibornc La The lagest group of 350 draftees leaves Tuesday to join the 164tli infantry 33 KILLED IN EARTHQUAKE HARBIN Manchukuo ffi Tinrtythvcc persons were killed and many injured in an earth quake early Tuesday in Suihwa o miles north of Harbin The earthquake began at IS minutes past midnight and lasted 30 seconds A hotel collapsed and the ruins then caught on fire Numerous houses also were shaken to the ground The epicenter of the quake was estimated to be about 100 northeast ot Harbin It Rained Rain and a Dead Horse in One Texas Town BROWNWOOD Tex 7J rained not only rain bul a dead horse in thisTexas town A car occupied by two Baptist ministers and a soldier slruck the horse during a downpour The animal was whirled skyward It crashed through the top of the car into the back sea The Rev O B Yjmccv was reaped for n slight head injury F D Rs Son Reaches Burma Going to Cairo RANGOON Burma a p t James Roosevelt son of the president arrived Tuesday cnroutc to Cairo Egypt after a visit lo the Chinese capital al Chungking Hitlers iiish command n e j I mil need incupalion of ICIKK md 10 lhC Tlllkilh TlKJialia j li DoticcaiKc in j Ihe souhern waters ol the Aegean i isles of Anaphc los Thcra Amorgox and Paro ITeinier Mussolinis high Coni maml said a newBritish attempt f lo break Ihrinigli axis forces in the nionlhild siege of Tobrnk 1Hiya was repulsed thanks l pritmpl action by vaJorous Italian ami German troops whit inflicted oxlremely grave losses mi the enemy This may have been thn amr Jiclion described Monday by thri I3ritisli middle cast ronimanrl which said rounleraUaeking Brit ish troops had smashed axis pre parations for a big attack on the foi Ires On Hit Salum front 1111 an enemy tank ihrtist wasie puted the lialian communique declared In the critical near east situa tion a decisive battle for eoiitrnt nf Iraqs rich oil reservoirs ap peared inevitable after both the British and Irai were reported lo have rejected a Turkish ol fcr nf mediation and an Egyp tian appeal for a peaceful scf A I D I S ABABA Ethiopia Selassie emperor of Ethiopia and Lion of Judah entered his capital Tuesday after five years of exile while Ethiopia was in Italian hands British middle cast headquar ters said fighling in the oil king dom had spread with RAF planes blasting Iraq military positions at Uiwamya and motor transport at The German radio broadcast a report that Britain was attempting ;