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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 10, 1941, Mason City, Iowa M r it Of 0 S M 0 I 10 A COUP e S A NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME VOL XLVH ASSOCIATED PMSS AND UNITED LEASED WIRES THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY RIGHT Papers of Buenos Aires Analyzed EMITOKS is auutlirt of a series ot articles written hy w Karl Hall Mason city GlobeGazelle editor in Ihe coursc or a lour flirouirh South America as one or a party or I rueslr of the Ornesie jar International Icace Number 53 By W EAKL HALL BUENOS if the judging were on American jour nalislic slandardj al least four ol j1 this cilys collection of daily li newspapers would have to be ac corded a good rating From advance notices 1 had I been led to believe that La Prcnsa I stood prelty much unto ilself I Without reflecting however on Jthe distinguished character of this morning journal I must report that Tthis is not true Whether La Prensa is foremost I in inUuenee of the B A papers is Iperhaps debatable But from Ihe standpoint of circulation at least Itwo and perhaps three rivals top Prcnsa Incidentally accurate Jcirculation figures are difficult to obtain here for the reason lhal Jtliero js no audit agency such as I operates in North American ncws South Americas sensational success story in journalism has been written by a morning tab loid called El the world A short twelve years ago it was an idea in the I mind of an English magazine I publisher here today il has a daily circulation of approxi I matcly srcatcsl of E any newspaper printed in llic J Spanish language In format and in ils extensive se of pictures El Munclo re embles the New York Dailv JJews But the comparison goes no Jfurther El Muudo is not sensa Hlional in itsnewstreatment or Knews selection To the contrary it to the conservative side What ihen has given El Mundo ts enormous vogue It would seem to me to bottom Cn two am IJizc The paper sells for about lent and a quarter of our money Ialf the price of other B Japcrs And the tabloid size is Bist right for morning reading on fie citys subways and collective IJiscs From ils publisher Stanley Iole with whom I had lunch one IJiy I learn that tlie low price Iitablished by El Mundo is caus g some worry these days with cost of news print paper vaiv IJig around S73 a the former cost La Prensu is a newspaper ot iiiKtarci size but U has one marl JVnch distinguishes it fiom al dailies in llie western hcmi JphcreIts first fact ils first given over classified advertising Its rcad r interest has been built on tins jppcal The housewife lookinfor maid and the maid looking for a lew job have one Vrensa MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MAY 10 194T THIS PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTION OVf AXIS SINKS 1098 SHIPS IN YEAR Honor Tulip Queen ttith two million ulooiijiiiff tulips and Imglilhuert Dutch ins Imnes providing an old country atmosphere JIarste tee uec f c threeday tulip Fullz al lllc placed the crown on the kneeling queens head Destructive Attack Made on Mannheim by British RAF One Pilot Reports 27 Fires Seen at Once in Nazi Rail Center LONDON concentrated and destructive attack on Mann heim railway nerve center of southwestern Germany and Lud wigshafen just across the Rhine I was carried oul by the RAF at night the air ministry announced Saturday while a smaller number of bombers blasted industrial Ber lin Extensive Circs were left burn ing among docks and factory sec tions at Mannheim and Lutlwig shafen a communique said Like other B A o a greater Prensa nlevoles enormous space to Kivorld news coverage There is attention lo local news enlina seems lo find Us nc interest in the world al e ralhcr than in tjborhootl Whether this irc Icpontlcrance of foreign news in Ihe press is the anse of or a nerc reflection of lliis interest am not quite sure morning paper of larked excellence is La Nation ike El Mundo it makes full use the Associated Press cable Ker ic and in the true AP spirit il Dissociates itself from the news in Ldmirablc manner There is no Coloring for policy reasons so far js I can determine The press here is prcdommanily i roBiTish The three papers Ive J iciitioncd thus far arc all The nazi viewpoint Tiost effectively sel forth in an flltcrnoon paper called El Pom jijero printed in Spanish The aid minislry saitl pow erful hiRli explosives ditl im mense clamaee on Until sides of tlie Rhine and incendiaries con I Irilnilctl largely ti Ihe work of 1 destruction in Mannheim ami j its sislcr city I n A One pilot was said lo have ob served 21 fiiei at once another to have seen a large Mannheim fac tory burned oul There were fires in all parts of the town among the docks and railway goods freight yards and in the area occupied by the Lud wigshafen chemical factory the ministrys news service added Polish squadrons participated in tnc raids on the cities which face each older across the Rhine All the crews were said lo have seen ilieir bombs burst in the target I area except four whose explosl ions were lost in a welter of fire and smoke A bomber which attacked Beij lin was said to have fired on a i Meserschmill cnroute watched it I go out of control and then con tinued to Ihe German capital lo unload its heavy explosives LANSlNGIS FINALS FOE By SIIUSTY AUSTIN GlobeGazette Snorts Editor City was olinii nalcd from stale baseball compe tition in the district tournament here Saturday by Nora Spring 2 to I in an exlra inning contest Each team scored once in the j first inning Jim Sutherland for Mason City on a wild pitch and Iveilh Marah for Nora Springs on an error by Jim Sears Mohawk catcher Both teams wenl scoreless until the last of the tenth when Nora Springs was al bat With Iwo down and two on base Did Paine scoring Don Aorby to win the game Dave Roberts hurled for Nura Springs striking 18 men be fore oemg relieved in the tenth by Mully Fredericks and Bub for Mason City struck oul u before being relieved in the tenth by Al DilUareo accord ing to the nine inning rule Mashon Cily got two hits and four errors Nora Springs five hits and no errors Ihe anniversary of Germans invasion of the low countries on May 10 1940 was observed with differences of emphasis in Berlin the Netherlands and London Sat urday Germany noted without cele bration the start of the blitzkrieg F R WORKS ON STATEMENT OF FOREIGN POLICY Administration Chiefs to Delay Showdown on Convoy Issue WASHINGTON stration leaders confident lhal President Roosevelt is working on an extremely important statement regarding foreign policy decided Saturday lo delay a seriate show down on the convoy issue until afler the chief executive has ad dressed heads ot the Latin Ameri can mission here next Wednesday night anniversary devoted editorial at lenlion chiefly to denunciation of United Stales inlorvcntionalisls In Ihe occupied Netherlands wreaths were plated on graves of thousands ot Dutch soldiers and civilians who fell during the nazi drive No public commemoration 1700 Strike in Shipyards of California the Belgian and governmeiHsinexile reaffirmed Iheir determination lo pool their remaining colonial re sources in Britains war effort Tlie center of Belgian resis tance is in ihe Congo a Belgian spokesman said adding thai the aittin spokesman said i forces Britain A Netherlands are UBOQUUOU Hollanders in liic Dutch East Indies and South America We are paying i on iway in llus war Our empire is still intact DRLA6ASCOM CHARGED WITH MANSLAUGHTER Nora Springs Physician Bound lo Grand Jury m AuloTraclor Crash Docks at the invasion porls of Calais Oslciifl and HonliiRiic Ihe harbor a Kristiansaiui Nor way and Ijmutden in Ilic Neth erlands and airports in Norway and France also were attacked Several planes bombed factories in Berlin il was said Offensive night patrols were conducted over German airdromes I m northern France where bojnb1 v Crs in wait to strike at rc t1 Hompcro feigns a fiercely turning raiders bjioAiHcnlinc policy bul in iisl Five British aircraft were re Biduonals ami in ils treatment of I 1orlccl missing from all Hitler and Mussolini get Fierce dogfights occurred over est01 V bl andjvmlit Dover strait al a hcigir ly Com L rations would arstie KSamst an ojjcn advocacy o Hit Jrensm in Argentina ql however there is firth col umn down here El Pampero kvould have to oc accepted as ipearhcad Two dailies are primed in the tcnnan language One of them fne Tageblatt is violently anS The other gives the appcar of beinc favorable to ihe rae o the Hitler cause but many an Argcn me will tell you that ils publish i This in brief is the slory Aires daily press fiVL Saturday German reconnaissance planes rcj turned after a comparativclv light Might attack on England Saturday hopping crowds heard the highpitched whine of motors sharp machine gun bursts and saw thin vapor trails hfgli in the ski ns Hurricanes and Spitfires main taining a ceaseless patrol charged into the Germans who tried to hop from cloud to cloud for cover DEAN GLANVILLE STROKE VICTIM Former Game Warden 111 But Few Hours Funeral Incomplete Dean Gianvillc 50 a oimei fisli ami game warden al Clear Lake died at his home in Ventura at a m Salurday followin a short illness He had suffered a stroke a few hours earlier and had been in poor health for the last He was born Sept 10 1B90 al Gaicna 111 Surviving are hi wife Iwo sons Robert of Lon Beach Cal and Dean Jr al home two daughters Mary Eli abeth and Majorie Jean it home and his mother Mrs T R Glan ville of Mason Cily Also surviving arc tornbroth ers harl and Roger Gianvillc I uoth of Mason City and Charles and Torn Gianvillc of Long Beach and a sister Mr Elizabeth Mc j Conncll Mason City HOTEL O1VVER DIES NEWTON Charles A Heryford 62 o w n c r of the j Churchill hotel here died Friday of lie formerly operated holclsal Al lanlic and Stuart conlracloi the T R store a Later he It generally was cxpeclct that tlie chief execulives talk would be one of the most important in months and some informed leg islators predicted it would clar ify many existing questions con ierniriff the extent to which llic Innleil States would ffo in insur ing Ihe safety of war supplies consigned to Great Britain For that reason it was said leaders decided to hold off a vote on the resolution by Senator Tobey R N H to prohibit con a proposal which vas pigeonholed by the senate for eign relations committee last week Tobey intends to force a vole eventually however by offering it as an amendment lo admini strationsponsored legislation per mitting the government lo buy or lease foreign ships now lying idle in American harbors But that leg islation will not be called up until utter Wednesday Senator Iepper Fla init sntikcn advocate of immediate action againt the axis powers told reporters he was hopeful iIr Roosevelt would suggest some affirmative course of ac tion He predicted that after the chief executive has spoken the Tobey proposal would be defeated by an overwhelming majorilv1 Chairman George D Ga of ilic senate foreign relations comi mitlcc said he understood some of Tobeys supporters were urging him not to force a vole on the convoy question One of the latter asking anonymity said lu had lit lle liking forthe language of the resolution because it assumes lhal the chief executive now has power to order convoys This sen ator said he would prefer to as sume that the presidenl docs not have such power George reiterated his belief lhal Mr Roosevelt would seek con approval before sending I The navy to ecoit war I So Britain On a matter of that I j importance George declared I1 fan not believe he would do any tiling I i r I In a statement Friday niglil Senator Wheeler U an opponent of administration for eign policy also predicted the chief executive would seek con crcssional sanction before or dering convoys Wheeler sairt he did not believe the United States would become involved in war The people know that if we become involved u will be the president who gets us m the Montanan added I do not think he will trke n chance on going contrary lo the overwhelm ing sentiment of the country On the senate floor Friday Senator Nyr R N said thai some of lhoc urging convoys were usinga chain telegraph method to bring pressure rn the government He read a telegram from Kclivon Marsha of Augusta Ga saying that the latter had re ceived a telegram urging him to wive Ihe president suggesting con voys and asking that he induce 10 By THE ASSOCIATED IUESS Over tlie piotesis of Ihe navv department the maritime commis sion and labor leaders thcmselvc some 1700 AFL and CIO machin ists struck at west coast shipyards Salurday while on the cast vessels were tied up as crews de manded wage increases Eleven San Francisco Bav shipyards and drydocks heavy with defense orders were af fected by walkout Kmplovers said S300000000 in contracts suffered The workers demand S115 an liou ami retention ol double time tor overtime The men were offered si12 am time and aha If The scale has been SI an hour John P Frcy AFL metal Iratles WiS clisippointcd Beard died Wednesday cv UrlviSVSeemCmHc SeciPtr slruck from behind by X m bv Dr Uascom Uind of the maritime commission Y jointly ursccl A T Wy scrt I M LOOK INSIDE FOR Dr Springs physician waived prelim inary hearing uii a charge of manslaughter hi justice court Iiere Satinday morning anil was bound Il the grand jury bv lustier of the j Peace Verne A Meltlor i The preliminary information against Dr Uascom wax filed by County Attorney M L Mason fnl I lowing an investigation of ihe death of Henry Lee Heard iMr Beard died Wednesday j i 11 11 tary of Ihe Bay Cily meal trades council to try to avert a strike Wynn later said other metal trades union members would ignore picket lines lo start Monday Knox and Land said astrike would he against national defense pinNewYork tureeshipswere tied up after owners refused to meet union demands for an in crease from SI to S2 a day in war risk bonuses for trips to the Far East and Australia Ves sels of the LiichcnlKiLli and American Iioneer Lines were affected The CIOs national Maritime union and line offi cials confer Saturday The mediation board refused for the first time to take jurisdiction in a labor disptile cer tified lo il by Secretary Perkins on the ground it involved an in terunion dispute instead of one between employer tar without a drivrrs license at Ihe lime of tin accident ac cnrtliiiff to the investigation con ducted by tin county attorneys office He has hccn a resident of Nora Springs for about 2fyears The physician was released under A coroners jury Thursday de cided that the death of Mr Beard was caused by a combination of circumstances involving the sud den glare ot the sun through the clouds and nusjiidgincnl uf the clearance in passing the tractor hc accident occurred about B clock Wednesday evening when both the car and tractor westbound about five mile of Jlasou City were s east Hunted in Slaying of 2 Women on Desert PAGE 2 Rudd Memorial Hal Will Be Dedicated STATE PACK Baby Is Reported Born on Plane in Alaska NOME Alaska stork outflew Pilo William Mtinzs plane It caught up directly over the Sawtooth mountain range 20 minutes out of Nome Latest re ports were thai Mis Munz and babe were doing nicely in a Nome hospital but Aliinz and two other passengers in the plane still were bit shaky Johr7lW 4 BRAVE HOMERS CLIP NY113 I Weather Report L MASON CITY Salurday night Slightly wanner Sunday a r t i y cloudy and Sunday j IOWA night light early SPOUTS IIUIIKTIX XKW Y011K out burst of four hoincruns Ihe last by Babe DahlRren with two on Iwsc in the ninth Rave the Bos ton Brnvcs an I decision over the Giants Saturday in the opening ffamc of the New York seasons first doiiblcheader Kill Poscdel went the roulc for Bos Ion allowing ciffht hits whiic Ihe Braves pounded Iliree pilfh crs for Hi WATERLOO The John Deere Tractor company Saturday Iti iiititiacfs totaling SfiOOOd for j the erection of one new building I and rcmndeime another for use1 I ol ihe Iowa Tiaiimission com pany subsidiary firm which holds an SI lank transmission from the wr dcnarttncnt The buildings are to be ready bv 1 ami it is expected thai as sembly uf transmissions will be started in the late summer or fall Some parts will be started in the later summer or fall Some parts r l will be made in the Deere factory YEVR AGO and others wilt bo bought from i Madimi snbContractor Partly cluutly and Sunday jJnwers c ie ni c west Saturday night slightly tjr east Sundiv Salurday scaltcred I i i 4734407 TONS IN HUGE LOSS English Allied and Neutral Sinkings Are Listed by Admiralty LONDON 1Cr al lies and the neutrals lost ships aggregating 1731407 ton in ihe year since the nazi inva sion ol the countries new ad miralty slalistics showed Salii clay This chietly is the toll of Brit ish allied and neulral shipping in the battle or the Atlantic but the lolals include Britains losses in ihe Ounkerquc withdrawal in May and lime 1940 and the withdrawal from Greece last month Fioir the start of the war to the end u April according lo ad miral ty figure Brilisli allied and neutral ships lust number 1 UJ and total JOToXiO tons in all The admiralty arrived al Ihis figure by adding an unspecifiel number uf ships of 11728G lons losl at Dunkerque lo the regular list tif 1MS ships lolaling 5901 044 tons lirtikcn tlinvn these figures show nf the ships were Uril ish tulalhirr 3810541 Ions ami 558 allied anil neutral ves sels totaling Urns American shipping ilci Csli maled early Ihis year that al the rale uf operations so far il would lake Germany at least anothcr ycar to whittle Britains merchant fleetdowntoitspreWar total ot 21000000IdnsT rThis was based on an estimate of about 5500000 Ions lost and about 8000000 tons acquired from Norway the Neth erlands Belgium France Den mark and the United through last January A part j the press criticiied tiie laggard release of ihe figures TinEvening News placing slnmmis IOSSLS fur the cnlirc war at a lital uf at least li078 America naturally wanl lo know within reason Ihe full facts til Hie situation before Hie vilal decision on convoying of allied cargoes by United Stains warsliifis is inatlr liy Ihcir fjiiv crnmcnl KSOT A Iilly eliudy Matlercd Irghl howers nurtli cast slightly eimlri nurlluvest Satinday night Sunday generalI ly fair halt change in lompcru tiue AIAHON CITY GlLbuGaxfttf WcatheiHlaiistics Maximum Iritiay rr Minimum Friday night M K a in Saturday Tin paper asscvtctl that uifi cialdoiii seldom hafvccllcd ii cir mtre in inertia ami tupidily ian in Us lailmc heretofon lo bring home tu all intercvtetj Brit and Americans the griin les sons n ihe shipping lusse Tlie storm blown up hi Amrri ca amung isula lionils and those in between over sluppiiiK IIISMS is an inevitable consucitienct til the muddle and miMninagctucni in the information services of this country Bomber Assembly Line at Night Mi Glanville was following the sale of Gliinvillc department nuinbcr of vcars iJt u served as fish and game warden oller persons to do the same in this vicinity For the pas few I The Person who sent the tele years he had been connected with Ssm lo Marshall was not named tlie Mason Cily Memorial Studio Funeral arrangements are in complete DIES AT FORT DODGE FORT DODGE C Tullar 63 former police chief Webster county sheriff federal in vestigator and state agent died Friday iiglu after a long illness tuncral services will be Monday TRUCK SMASHES BED RALEIGH N Car man Jones was glad he was sick in a hospital and not in his bed at nomc A few hours after he was brought to the hospital a big truck left ihc highway smashed into his house and knocked his bed through the opposite waif The Star saitt the clumsy Ircatnicnl of the news nf ship hisses has Riven isolation ists anil in lite IJiiilci Slatis a iiscftil lever During April WMV vin4BHTJ4 Ions achniriJty discttJsed a Iota MMpaecl by nly iwn prc viinis miintli in the yearJune IUIJ when tons were Miit tin biiUom and March nf tins year ihe total reached IBJ includtd in the Ajjril losse however wert tons sunk in the recent intciiiivc opeivt tiKiis in the Medileiranem Ihe admiralty siitl Subtracting Uii Meditci vaneari total trom the whole of tlie April lusses siirms iliat only 301071 tons were sent to the bot tom in other naval war theaters last month Tims minting of Iic Greek Britains mer cantile losses were Ics m April tiian in any month in the one year period except tin first month May loinwiien total losses tout Tinadmiralty presented thtu 101 12 MONTHS IlriltNlt ships British Innnajrc Alliid ami neutral loiinasc OC ships fJross lotinaRc IOU LAST MONTH Hritish ships British lonnayn Allied and neutral ships lost Allied and neutral oiinauc 1950S1 Gross ships Gross lonnaec ndmivalt lhal most Medilcrranear ;