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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 8, 1941, Mason City, Iowa sr NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME f OF 10 COM IKES u VOL XLVI1 ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS FULL LEASED W1HES FIVE CENTS A COPY THE NEWSPAPiR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA T Tins FAPjai CONSISTS OF FOUR SECTIONS SECTION ONE Obstacles in Trade With U S Faced EDITORS i at a scries of articles by W Eirl Hall Jljson Oily GlobcCJazellc managing editor in ttit course of tour IhrougU South Auniia a unc ot a party of suests of the Carnegie Endowment or lutrmatiojul Peace Number 51 By VI EAHL HALL BUENOS AIRES at times Argentina South Americas breid basket nation seems to be mak ing ugly faces at us in United States we should avoid the con clusion that t h c r es any thing personal about it The truth of the matter and about this I am quite sure Argen tines arc sav ing their smiles for those with whom on the m o r r o w they will be doing their principal busi ness If sentiment controlled the matter f have substantial reasons for believing Uijii United Stales would have the nod But the peo ple down here havent been able to see North show their economy ONE NO 179 BRITISH DOWN 36 NAZI PLANES W EARL HALL AUTO TRACTOR CRASH MAN IS HURT FATALLY Henry Seard 58 Victim on Highway East of Mason City A coroners jury Thursday noon returned a verdict that the death of Henry Lee Beard 58 who died at a local hospital Wednesday night after a tractor he was driv ing was struck by a car driven by Dr L A Bascom 34 Nora Springs was due to a combina tion of circumstances involving the sudden glare of the sun through the clouds and misjudg ment of clearance in passing the tractor lr R E Smiley Ccrro Gor lo county coroner announced the verdict The death was the third highway fatality in Ccrro Gordo county this year The accident occurred about B oclock Wednesday evening 5 GREEN HILLS Hertfordshire England biggest nudist camp has faced the fact that modern war is war in the air now trades stare for stare with RAF pilots who conduct low altitude reconnaissance over the camp seem to be over the camp deal said the proprietor in the expect his black beard streaming cold May wind but I theyll get used to us n Pilots Tradetares first the nudists sprawled on the greensward with in the woodland camp thought of hotfooting it for the bushes when ever inquisitive flyers swooped over But everything in life being relativxy the proprietor philoso phized adjusted ourselves Nowadays we just look up at Iheni as they look down at us It didnt take the RAF patrols we re I long to spot the 10acre park which is dedicated to the absorption sunshine and fresh air in he al together If those pilots are as good at locating their targets across Ihe water as they were in finding us they win serve their country nobly he said The proprietors wife explained that Ihe nudists do not slum their responsibilities during mraids The nights arc too cold now of course for firewatching in the nude j1 LOOK INSIDE FOR nights well be out with only our tin hats on Speaking above the hum of n Spitfire cutting dizzy circles over head they said the war at first had threatened to cramp activities but that affairs now were Hearing normal in the sJicdyour shirt circuit Twelve families live in camp throughout the week but on week ends more than principally from out fop sun devotees wn Mere haven t been able cunusnay evening 5 for no milos casl of Mason City on High American lias been able to way No 18 as llinii R P r fl i f fl t t I A V w a s basing largely on gricultiiriil driving a liac products can be geared into the101 westward economy of a country which al B a s c o m ready lias the same agricultural productsin surplusage ilrompr A iiim t They like our automobiles im mensely They cost a little more and wear a HttJe less lone than cars built in England But Ar gentines are more interested in swank appearance and present performance They delight in having a new Americanmade car every three or four years Our Michiganbuilt lowpriced cars fully equipped sell litre for about 6000 pesos equivalent to Up to this time Argentina iroducos only a part oC its pelro eum requirements which means hat fuel for cars must be brought in by water Fuel costs arc high But in spite of the obstacles vhicli must be hurdled Argcn ines hove been buyin io far as their pcrsi ation is concerned cla 000 or 8000 new cars have been oming into B A annually In the face of an unfavorable ure is in the process of change Che officials here arc looking at figures and finding that vhereas onefourth or more of heir imports are coming from Jnited States only from 15 to 18 per cent of their exports are icketed to North America A Irastic restrainton U S automo bile imports is being made effec ive It all simmers down to a coldturkey proposition so far as Argentina is concerned Its people will g0 on buying what hey must from our country but where tlicre is a choice they will carry out the motto of the Argentine Ultra society Ciim prar a iuicn nos nsr Buy Irom those who buy from us Argentines arc I think rather riendly toward pur country nl Itough not pDiliculariy desirous of having us take too active a part in the continental affairs of South America They have an under standable wish to be cock of the walk in their sphere of influence he personal popularity 0C Cor el Hull ami President Roosevelt s very great because neither of them is credited with impcrial stic ambitions In the past the British have cut wider swath in Argentinas scheme of things than United States Roughly halt of her for eign trade with a close balance io exports and imports has been with the British it was in evitable under the circumstances tnat the cry of imperialism should be raised against Britain and one hears it observed frequently that tritish on the ground here have had a tendency to live apart and remain British I may lie wrong but ifs my impression that there is a great er warmth of feeling here to ward the United Stales than to ward Britain This is not to suggest however that any con jsidcrabie number of Argentines cvccpl fhe Germans themselves iarc in doubt which side hey t to win in the war jiThc most that can be said is mat the people here are a bit more on the realistic side than arc people in the United States Wliilc thtv arc persuaded it will he a much happier world for nil who make even i prolciitc i free ov erninciii if Biitnin wins and I i srcat majority expect H HIGHWAY FATALITY MO also was driv ing west at the time of the ac cident Beard was thrown to the p a v e m e n t when the car caught the left rear wheel of the tractor The tractor was practically de molished The Bascom car was facmgeast and about 43 yardl from the scene of the crash when fwas stopped according to of Dr Bascom who was uninjured m the crash summoned the Major ambulance of Mason Cit FOR CERRO GORDO COUNTV IM N LOLIS K 1AYER Highest Paid Executive in U S Reports Show PAGE District Convention of Rebekahs Monday STATE PACE North Iowa Nines Battle in District SPORTS PAGE hc P W Tevis farm cast of Mason City K Funeral services miles be held ui mason uiiv oe neicl and assisted the attendants in al Saturday afternoon of the McAulcy and taking Beard t at the Son funeral home V survived CONFLICT OVER CONVOYSRAGES IN WASHINGTON Less Than 4 Per Cent of British Ships Going From U S Sunk in 41 WASHINGTON un compromising by Senator Nyc lifv the other by Wendell L Willkieand some unexpected statistics on ship i sinkings from the maritime com mission intensified the conlroversv raaiiiR Thursday ocr convoys to Britain Anticonvoy legislators were patiently intent on forcing a clean cut decision in congress and there were indications of an opportunity next week when the senate takes up the house approved adminis tration bill for acquisition of 83 foreign ships now idle in Ameri can porls f Nyc who accused the admin istration of blifzkricBinir for convoys declared in a broad cast from here Wednesday night that weelc or Iliese next few days isto determine wheth er or not America is eoingr to be in Europes war Willkie meanwhile was lellin a rally Ncw Vod Hat delivery of leaselend sup plies to Britain must be insured by I I Nazi Seamen Seized King Keeps Tab on Huge Air Battles LONDON night fighters shot down 22 German bombers Wednesday night and may have damaged another or more while King George VI at in night fighter hcadqarlers keepi uiK lab on the battle fought in the i light of an almost full moon I j I The record bag was claimed of iflly Ihursday and Capt Harold Jl balfour undersecretary for air told the house of commons that a considerable number possibly equal to the number shot down were damaged About 15 plane engaged in one of the clogfights five miles up in 1 clear sky The diving swooping planes were silver specks against the heavens when the sun glinted on their metal wings filled with the roaring of motors and the chatter of machineguns and was crisscrossed with vapor trails recalling the vast daylight lighting of last fall A fllesserselnniU swooped down on a southeast coast town and chincHimned the streets but then was said to have been chased back lerojji the channel by KAF fight ers Other raiders were operating in pairs four miles in the air over several south coast districts British officials naturally were jubilant over the nazis rising costs for nazi night raiding but they warned against overoptimism and acknowledged that such results could not be expected on cloudy nights J and immigration officers and charecd overstaynrc their leaves boarded a coast Kard cutter for re moval to Ellis island for detention re ny and a grandI daughter Barbara Louise Beard j and a sister Mrs Mable Neuman rvf i llnci one biQther Edd Beard Conrad Mont a number of cousins and other Although Beard had been a resident of Nora Springs the past two years he had spent most of his life in and around Mason City He was born in Portland township Feb 25 1883 and was married to Olea Torkelson Dec 71914 in Mason He had been working on Son funeral home with the Rev what not s sHHS Renamed Secretary of Evangelical Conference Protective Association for Girls Back Home Formed by Soldiers Ark ipU Noncommissioned officers of company A 134th infantry have formed 1 mutual assistance cty to help themselves stay true to their girl friends in Nebraska City Nebr They call it the pro tective association for girl friends back home Just to make things VIOLENT RAIDS ARE REPORTED AGAINST ISLES Streets in Southeast English Town Machine Gunned by Germans BULLETIN LONDON Ai iviih hun dreds of nazi planes to shoot at m the surging air battle of Brit ain Ihe KAF ami ground de fenses have brought down 3fi of Hie attackers within the past 24 hours it was rciiorfcd offi cially Thursday nisht This total counted 24 knocked from a moonlit sky Wcdncsduv msrlit Thursday in altitude combat UAF fighters knocked down 12 more it was announced officially 15V THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Adolf Hitlers lultwaffc stabbed it British coastal defenses with mounting violence Thursday ma chinegunning the streets in a southeast tou n attacking the Dover balloon barrage and clash ing with RAF fighters in a series of battles high over the English channel Twentytwo G c r m a n bombers were reported shot down Dispatches from London com pared the nazi hitandrun forays with the furious daylight activity of last fall It was estimated in London that 300 German bombers flew over Britain during the night The role of Americans in the struggle was highlighted mean while in a report by Robert Hntcbinson chairman of the American Eagle club in London that 10000 United States citizens arefjghting in the Britishand forces At the same time Berlinau thorities were reported preparing for heavier blows tinder the lash or the British counterblitzkricc NAZIS HUNT IIOMES FOR BOMBED OUT CITIZENS Nazi officials were said to be making camass of nil British victory with American they realize thrt they i ml traric vith Hitler should he come out victor At night as a wrecker lock Wednesday was hauling was au the Bascom car to Mason City car driven by Dr II W Harbour of Mason City collided with the rear of the wrecked car No one was injured in the second colli sion however Sheriff Tim Phalen and depu ties investigated the accident The inquest was called by Dr R E Smiley at the sheriffs office Thursday morning The coroners jury consisted of Eddy CVDonneli Don Gilbert and Howard Stewart TRAXSFEKKEI TO TEXAS OMAHA Mebr site views a new element was in jected into the convoy debate by maritime commission figures showing that less than 4 per cent of British aid ships leaving Ameri can ports had been sunk in lust three months of 1941 the H r eii ncvcriv hv t of 3 V what could we do to help Eng land You in United States arc rich in the implements of war as well as in man power have only our ag the seventh transferred eighth army corps quarters at Browmvood Struck by such small losses the senate commerce committee called the commissions chair man Emory S Land to appear Thursday with all possible facts and figures about ships sunk earryhiff aid supplies to England from this country Interrogation of Land on this subiect was preliminary to tlc start of committee consideration bill whichTlf SllP the v jCiincrs Jinvo area has beer I lolitc that they will seek to write a prohibition against convoys of Evangelical Conference Bishop Says Too Much Confidence Pul in Guns Instead of in Spirit corps to command head resourceas announced here Welcome Argentine Chief tins measure readies the senate floor JXyc apparently with this com ing test in mind appealed to the people m his speech Wednesday mglu to make yourselves heard against convoys because this Ihe determining hour He charged that the intcrvcn liomsjs are putting the people of America on the spot with strate gy designed to give the president 1 Uiancc to demonstrate that he was bein ins Admiral Giiisasoia Admiral Andrews United States navy right pressured into convov Nyes address was listed bvihei America First committee as n re Plv to Willkics speech at the rally sponsored by Die committee U defend America by aiding the The 1040 presidential candidate icjctcd peace with those who seek to destroy our verv way nf fc saict the United Stales would be next on the axis list if we al lowthe valiant British to fair Rev G H Bamford of Mason City was re elected secretary of the Iowa Evangelical conference at its meeting here Wednesday Mr Bamford has served in that capa city since 1927 Bishop C II Stauffacher speaking In the delegates gath ered from throughout the state Wednesday urged an acconnt injs of our stewardship He spoke of the great worldly forces in conflicl today in which evil seems more titanic and vicious V much confidence is being placed in material things such as battleships planes anil guns The greatesl need is in the realm of the spirit Our beliefs arc dox but our activities are not the bishop declared He suggested four things t dcfiuilc recognition of Coil 2 More active allegiance Io Jesus Christ 3 More adequate appreciation of the value of personalities I More active alignment with tlic church The Kev R H Aunsnci of For Dodge reported that there were iv the year and that there had been j phira lindci nVlc i1f bond THE KEV G il BAMFORD Secretary Held on Charge of Threatening to Kill His BrorherinLaw i tlugge of hna ii ill the county jail at Cresco be i held to the next term of the I district court of Howard county on a charge of ilircatonini to kill his brotherinlaw George Lub j iicrt ijnialH by Sheriff iercy HilvcnVr iraigned before Justice of iiir even they arc trying to orcaniic m a similar club for the iris German capital io find shelter f01 bombedout resident and Jewish families were ordered to live in more restricted quarters so that all m part of their apart Uirncd over o Jewish families MAY SUPPLY EIRE WASHINGTON Unit ed States is considering supplying Fire with some military supplies and food if terms can be arranged giiaranteciiis that the weapons will not be turned ngiiiiit Great Britain in any circumstance Ibrmecl diplomatic Thursday sources said Weather Report FORECAST MASON CITY Partly cloudy to cloudy scattered light showcrs Thursday night and Fi cooler Thursday night klay peace bond of S500 conference Pid Fluj r will be confined to the county j until the district court trial IOWA PiHiy duuly to cloudy lisht howtiv oast a fid mirth Thursday night md north cast and extreme casl Fridav cooler Thursday night liglu to locally heavy frost cooler ex treme cast Friday fresh north west winds Thursday afternoon and night MINNESOTA Cloudy o partly cloudy occasional light snow Thursday night and in extreme cast Friday somewhat colder east and south frost or near freezing temperatures rather general Thursday night frch norihict winds Thursday di minishing Thursday night IN MASON CITY GlobeGazelle weather Maximum Wednesday fin Min Wednesday night n At i a in Tluivdiiy II Rainfall or uj YEAR AGO Minimum 4fi Precipitation m cuts could iVIanv j i i i0ji sttlllUJCS were reporlert being evicted from the desirable Cbnrloitcnburg irci It was explained that while comparatively Aw houses in Berlin have been wrecked by bombs so lar Ihe UAFs latest the new British superbombs and indicated what might be expected Hits sum mer SIEGE OF BRITISH AT TOI5RUK CONTINUES On hc North African front 1 remicr Mussolinis high com mantl reported that axis troops in the monthold siege c the Brit ish KaiTisun at Tobruk Libya lutest Hrjiish reports re pealed axis admits resulted m only i shylii penetration along n 2000yard front of Tobruks outer defenses and that new Brit ish works had been thrown up there In the war in the air the British allied a new record for KAF iiiRht ovcr mKtit destruction of 23 navi the London air ministry reported strons KAF attacks on Brest the nazi L boal base at St clocks at Premcn oil refineries at Hie mouth of the Loire river in France ami docks ind shipping at Bergen Norway DNB liir oUicial Geiiiian ucv s igencv said undcrscus raid ers sank 20fiio tons ol British shipping in tic North Atlantic British anliairrraft Kims were rrcililcil with shnutinjr ilotvn a German bnmljrr the makinr a of German raiders drslrovcd over ice enrollment last October The registration will take place It was another bad at the headquarl t iv It registered pool of additional manI Brits official quarters here power almost immediately large proportion initial groups of be called for train trainees have been for Liverpool suffered i nn I C Ij cw afler Provide cadres of more its seventh straight assaultattcr dark and Britisli communique noted Iciscly that reports so far indicate casualties will be heavy be apparently yet to i cring r I cached on how the order numi younger men ilepwl s ncl l Bisiol Ciiiillici ;