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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 13, 1941, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS Ana Rich Delta Area Visited in Argentina EDITORS Ii aHCJILtr of series of articles bv IV Carl Hill SUson Cily ClobcGaKtle msnzrmc editor in the cnuise of M tour South America as one of x piny If at tbe CarncEie Lndoivment lor International Eeate Number 5S v By W EARL HALL BUENOS AIRES sixhour trip by palatial launch through the maze or subrivers and canals at the delta ot the Parana de Las Palmas river sometwentyfive miles west ot Buenos Aires around the Platle estuary gave me a glimpse of a section of Argentina I didnt know existed I knew of the pampas to the west of the tropical country to he norln ot the mountains ex cncling the length of the Chilean Border and ot cold desert Pata gonia to the far south But here was a vast area of imazing fertility built up by al uvial deposits from one of Av jentimis four great river systems have I seen such a riot of cultivated and uncnlli atcd Our start in the state depart nenls launch was from El Tigre i resort center where oardriven ijrafl filled the stream like flies tbout a jam pot A map showed is the course laid out for us con fisting ot some 25 miles on minor jtreams six or eight miles on the Parana rher itself and ten or wclvc miles by canal As we moved alonr not on fast an impressive panorama of jscmitropica life and vegetation stretched out before us on both sides of our crafl Here and here we found a rowing club of some magnificence or wliat at home would lie called a country club Mostly however iu the culti sections the land was given fiver to fruit trees with the plan ation houses set onsixfoot stilts protection against the occasional tide even move than against pliles was a Sunday afternoon and of families in their little motors on their way to some se ded spot for a picnic dinner ien the combination was lovers z girl would sit in tlie bade iding the boat with ropes at d to a rudder while Romeo Sllcd the pars Every mile or two a stream or canal would lead off from the anncl we were following Thcte ist been scores of these id 1 can imagine thai an air ow of the network ot these rcanu might be even more im ising than the closeup view here one is likely not to see the rest for the trees Accompanying our party were tome of Argentinas leading citi tens The excursion had been arranged by Raul C Migonc chief of the cultural relations ivision of the countrys minis ry of foreign affairs and in the group was SubSecretary Costa whose status in Argentine life is similar to that of Sunnier Welles in he United States I On lhc decks and around the liblc there was a most pleasant Ijiiversation throughout the dov in the afternoon at the urging singing Our group worked on of the better known songs Jid otir hosts returned lhc favor gy teaching nnd music lsomc ot Argentinas most cliar 1ienstie lime Maybe tried to would be more in accurd with facts here j Among the interesting hosts was Inc Fedcrico del Solar a lueeyecl handsome young man the foreign office whose mark If distinction was his perfect Eng fsh mastered in a London school PC were seated on the deck when small barge passed us It bore e name of General Lavalle on stern J Thats the man who killed mv young Dor fgo exclaimed 1 And the story back of it was i In the 18SOs Argentina ike Jnitcd States was engaged in a internal strife to dclcrminc nether there should be a strong fcdcral union or a loose confcdcr of provinces Col Manuel Dor forefather of this lad id the forces for federation Gon Irnl Lavalle led the forces for states rights For a time the latter group was top and it was during this time nat General Lavalle had Colonel orrego executed before a firing Eventually however the federalists won out and Colonel ponego today is one of Argcn cclebrated heroes MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY THIS PAPEB CONSIST SKTJONS i f j inj atL1 T rt ONE BRITISH SAY HESS DEFIED NAZIS Claim No 3 Chief Had Peace Making Delusions ClwrchilLStates Imagination Baffled by Facts in Case ftrnrtrn U T PEPPER URGES U S CONVOY ANYBRITISHAID Roosevelt Cancels Talk Wednesday Will Give Fireside Chat May 27 WASHINGTON senate showdown approaching on the convoy question Senator Pep per DFla urged Tuesday that the United Slates undertake to help assure the safe delivery of all supplies to Britain regardless of the country from which they were shipped Pepper who has been demand ing action by this country against the axis told re porters that public opinion has reached the point where it con voys are necessary to deliver the goods Ihe people will support them The question of convoys is far broader than just getting our materials o Britain how ever If Britain is getting sup plies from Canada Australia or Africa for instance it is just as Important that they be de livered as that American sup plies reach their destination We have got to keepBritain alive and J hope our people will see the whole picture instead just a segment of it ROOSEVELT TO MAKE FIRESIDE CHAT MAY 27 There was much cloakroom con versation meanwhile on Presi dent Roosevelts decision to cancel his scheduled Wednesday nHit address before the heads of Latin American diplomatic missions The white house announced late Monday that Mr Roosevelt would make a fireside chat to the nation instead on May 27 The Wednesday speech had been awaited with unusual in terest on Capitol Hill for many legislators believed that it miKlil lie the vehicle for announce ments of paramount importance regarding future administration plans on British aid McCann Employment Chief at Decker Plant Succumbs r TI Safety Director for Company Had Been 111 for Several Weeks Emnictt John McCami 52 em ployment manager and safety di rector for Jacob E Decker and Sons packing company died at a local hospital at 7 oclock Tuesday morning following an illness oi several weeks Mr McCann had been a resi dent of Mason City for the past 29 years having been with lhc Jacob E Decker and Sons company most of that time He was born at Key West Iowa May 11 1889 the son of Mr and Mrs J F Mc Cann and spent his boyhood in Dubuque where he attended ihe Catholic schools and Columbia college He was married to Miss Fern Pock of Mrison Ciiv Sept 8 191 Surviving Mr McCann arc his wife and four sons Lloyd Richard and Emmett Jr nnd one niece Mary Carney all of Mason City his father of Cassvjlle Wis and four sisters Sister Mary Lau rentia Visitation convent Du buque Mrs Leo P McLaugh 1m Minneapolis and Mrs Stella Kane and Mrs Emi Maicrs Dubuquc and two brothers John E T McCAXN Testimony in Ryan Libel Suit Continues DES MOINES OPJStatehouse ouicials newspapermen and oth ers continued Tuesday to testify m the 560000 libel suit brought by Lehnn T Ryan against Gov George A Wilson The governor iitalc Auditor C B Akers Attor of Dubuque and Edmund of Chi cago and two grandchildren San dra and Michael McCann Mason City Mr McCann was preceded in death by his mother Dec 18 1907 nnd two children tn infancy and one sister Mrs John Carney April IB 1928 Previous to his employment in Mason City Mr McCann was with the United States Express com pany International H a r v es t e r company the United States gov ernment and General Motors He joined Jacob E Decker and Sons on March 11 1920 working as a clerk in the plant On March 25 ic uas made employment manager and served in that ca pacity until April 25 1940 when he was made manager of the ea ualty department n his 21 years service with Deckers Mr McCann was a loyal nnd enthusiastic em ploye In addition to his work em ployment manager and casually manager he had charge of the safety first work nnd under his supervision of this department the records show a marvelous im provement Mr McCann was rec ognized both in the state and in the nation as a man extremely well versed in safety first work and was frequently called before con ventions and safety rirst meetings for talks on this subject chargc Burial will be at at Jo sephs Catholic cemetery The body will be taken from tlie Patterson funeral home to the McCann residence 1020 Jefferson avenue iiorthwesl about 5 Tuesday afternoon The rosary will be said there at 8 oclock Tuesday and Wednesday evenings The Rosary will be said by the Holy Family Ladies at ihe home at i oclock and by the Catholic Womens Order of Foresters at 730 o clock Wednesday evening Pfilbearers will be Harry Helm Mlliam Hughes Wesley Kolda frank Murphy Julian Julsen and Jay E Decker HOUSE ACTS ON FARM MEASURE Accepts Compromise on Loans of 85 Per Cent of Parity Value W A S H I N G T O N The house accepted Tuesdav a com promise bill to require manda tory government loans of S3 per cent of parity on basic farm crops this year The legislation which now goes to the senate for expected quick approval also would im pose heavy penalties for market ing of crops in excess of fjuolas Chairman Fulmer DS Car tiLhousc Agriculture commit manager and casualty were cut among state orticials P res company in that he went into their homes with aid and counsel invaluable to the Decker employes He was known in the Decker organization as the loan I loans now can be made tip to 75 per cent of coil lhc treasury less than any Mhcr method of aiding the hirmcr GREAT BLOW TO NAZI MORALE IS SEEN IN MOVE Diplomatic Circles in U S Agree Average German to Have Doubts WASHINGTON circles seemed agreed Tuesday that the melodramatic flight of Ku dolph Hess to Britain would be a great blow to lie morale of the German people no matter what explanation they accept y Bulb Ihe official German ami accounts of the wars strangest episode it was said contain elements that can hardly he reassuring to the average man in the third rcich These sources reasoned as fol lows The German version speaker of leys failing health for years ami raises doubts as to his sanity at least at the time he decamped Inasmuch as Hess continued active in important government and nazi party affairs almost to the end the inevitable question arises ns to Hess mental condition for some time past In short the German people may well wonder how long important affairs havebeen inthe hands of a man of dubious menial stability The British account shows dif ferent seeds of doubt It represents Hess long one of Hitlers closest associates as deserting der fuehrer at the high tide of victory to sur render voluntarily in Great Brit ain And it stresses his complete sanity Accepted in this lijfhl Hess flight can only dumfound the average German it was said There never had been any ques tion of Hess loyalty tn Hitler in hc past He had stuck to dcr fcuhrcr during tbc most discour asniK days of the nazi movement iviiy this amazing turnabout Did it mean he saw defeat ahead fnr the reich Had he lost faith in Hitler ti Nazi Leaders Show Hitler Determined Will to Win Stress Hess Poor Health Say Idealism Victim of Delusion Diplomatic quarters here were frankly bewildered as to the com plete significance of the entire matter Apparently authoritative reports reaching the capital how ever agreed on three points That Hess identity had been established beyond doubt that he was perfect ly sane and that he fled Germany for fear of his life Weather Report FORECAST upon rtu dolph Hess flight to with what nazis called an hallu cination of GermanBritish pence subleadership of the reich met Tuesday with Adolf Hitler for a show of determined will for victory Hitler addressed tin aatlier the official party news service said bill no oilier de tails he meeting were given In response to the fuehrers ad dress it was said party lead ers gave the fuehrer an impressive demonstration of de termined will for victory Hess number three man in the nazi hierarchy made his fantastic flight to Scotland because he appears to have lived under Hie hallucination that he was still able to bring about an under standing between Germany and England with old English ac quaintances lhc nazi parly an nounced officially Tuesday A party communique said Hess second only to Rciehsmarshai Herman Wilheim Goering as Adolf Hitlers heir apparent had suffered scri ms physical disabilily far years and recently resorted increasing ly to various aids mesmerizers flslrologers nnci so forth It however the statement added also is imaginable that in the last analysis Hess intentional ly was lured into a trap by the British The nationalist socialist parlv regrets that his iilealism fell victim o such fateful delusion it wcnl on This will not inter fere with lhc continuation of the war against EiiBIancI forced upon lhc German proplc LOOK INSIDE FOR 1 T TtlASOX Analyst of War Moves Heart Attack Victim PAGE 2 Pressure Is On Reds and Yankees SPORTS PAGE Rudd Memorial Hall Dedication Is Held STATE PACE We arrived back in E Tigre tor ie final events of a national row S championship As we were out to leave the launch a heaw jwnpour let loose and we had to below for a half hour U wis first drop ot rain we had seen ice leaving Guayaquil Ecuador mc three weeks ago Baby Alive Days in Debris He was known in the 1 Representative Hope I LONDON OIR bnbv as the good j Kails told llic house thai the1 buried for nearly three and a half legislation would make unI days was found alive under fallei i F i nf lhc Sl JOOOUOOO out Catholic church and the I Shi appropriation for paritv I c Kmgnls of Columbu masonry in the wreckage home She was protected by the TiFUnriCra SelVk be Mch had laken the Wlih Father n p Murphy in debris payments approved by the sen ate The house voted for 000000 The roll call vote on of the measure was announced as 275 o 63 Distinguished P E O Visitors A qualified spokesman siid thai I the assumption thai his curious conduct which is a deep personal tragedy was due to mental disor der is the most charitable view to be taken and thai view is to be held m view of the present knowl edge Hitler meanwhile personally took over Hess party office for merly known as the office of the deputy of the fuehrer and changed the title to party chan cellery Germans in responsible posi tion took sharp issue with the British interpretation of events which challenged the soundness of Hitlers action in designation of M rrcx r mentally iu MAhUA cm Partly cloudy and j competent as successor to the irir WRrmcilucsday night leadership after Gocrirv day considerable cloudiness I What happened 18 months ao cooler I wlicn he was made Hitlers tlcp rink southuly was that Hess was not pro nl To i altcloin to third ranking Knin nd I uesday mght spokesman said but was demoted from second place Asdeputy io Hitler he would normally have succeeded the fuehrer But in view of the abili ties and temperaments of the available men Hitler by formal act chosc Goering as his immedi ate successor lrcnn the jurc Pojnt of view this was an incongruous arrangement but one n o w shown to have been hilly justi tion to doubt llic authenticity Ihe reports It was acknowledged that the event was a great windfall for British propaganda ami it was ex pected here to be exploited tu the utmost Authoritative German quarters emphasized repeatedly thai I loss spectacular adventure was not a I surface indication of BULLET HOLES IN PLANE HINTS PURSUIT MADE British Deny Peace Terms Brought Cooper Says Nazi Party Split Kv THE ASSOCIATED IKKSS Hess para serschmiU fighter on to a Scottish scrchmitt fighter onto a Scottish moor last Saturday po tcnlial bearer ornazi secrets broke tinHitler hierarchy in n development that may alter the course of the European war the British declared Tuesday Aiitluirilics castine aside for the moment at Icasl lhc crop nf minors linked with this strange chanter in t KigtiiUiu utruusu of men their ideas mid arms in sisted only that Hess came ti Hritaiii sane and defiant Ihe regime A only a himthat Ilcss was pursued in his escape appeared in photographs ot the tail of his wrecked plane to closely bunched bullet holes British sources vould not say positively that these were put there by Hess aerial pursuers imagination Is Baffled by Facts in LONDON of the house of i o in in o ti s Tuesday i warned Prime Minister Winston rChurehill to bear in hij 01 j handling of fhidolf gentlemans record of devotion to the evil genius of Europe Churchill declined anv exten sive statement on Hess but said lluil this is one ir those case ui which tinimagination is 01110 something i wrong deeper down in lie party J abroad that there i is to he some shakeup enpurge are idiotic said u spokesman There was no persecution com plex involved in Hess conduct and the gestapo isnt on the seem ot anything IOWA Partly cloudy somewhat warmer scattered showers north west and northcentral Tuesday mght Wednesday considerable cloudiness scattered cooler west and north fresh to occasionally strong southerly winds Tuesday aftcnixm and lucsday MORE P E O NEWS OX PAGE 6 eft Io nshl they ire Miss liarcaret Vlarrcn Huclmcr DCS Moincs Mrs Gee HapKls Pa5t president or the r E O wife of the hown ahm i ViU Iowa Male Ui hlrr f M Tuesday noon From VHsn rrr hrt r C V5 nf Mr uisnn r c51 lady F Owa Mrs Pearl Mrs Ncill Garrctt Irs Moinrs and Mrs AVmis Kaycnay engraving MINVESOTA C n s i d c r a b I c cloudiness siratterfd howeis and thunderstorms Tuesday t ind Wednesday cooler day and in northwest Tuesday I niglii Fresh to occasionally Mrong outherly winds Tuesday and cast early Tuesday nighi shifting to northerly northwest portion afternoon and cast portion early Tuesday night KXTHNDKD FOHECAST Ixtcnded forecast lor the period from p m Alay 13 to p m CST May 17 Upper Mississippi temperature will rise slowlv In diana and Illinois and will fluc tuate Iowa Minnesota and Wis consin due to recurrent shower activity averaging above normal generally Rainfall will he moder ate except averaging light Indiana and Illinois i MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather slatic Maximum Monday VI j Minimum Monday nicht 41 I At 8 a m Tuesday i YEAR Maximum Minimum ficd The fact is that Hess was removed from the position which could have made him immciliilc successor hi the fuchrpr I less was described a rnai in the vigor of his performed great service for the party but was retiring by nature and suffering increasingly from pnysical ailments and tortured es pecially by sleeplessness U was felt in many quarters that he lacked supreme leadership iU llc Strasser Thinks Hess Flight Indicates Army Chiefs Plan Overthrow MONTREAL Canadian Press j Montreal Herald Ottu Strasser leader of the iti black front hi i interview Tuesday as saying the light of Rudolf lies seemed tn indicate that the German army duelsand Hermann Goering seek to overthrow the partv i Within one hour of Iheacces Jion of Cdcring to power Gocb bcls and Heiinich Himmler would be shot dead Strasser a founder of the national socialist party was quoted as saying That is why lies in mv opinion fled for his life Coering saicl Strasser is closer Io the Prussian army and the leading industrialists than anyone I in Germany Hess on lhc other i hand has always been Hitler closes and most rustcci friend and i parly leader wilh Miller and Hiinmlcr Girl Thrown From I Horse Hurt Fatally HAKTLEY Flint year old daughter of Robert i Flint died Monday a lev min utes alter she was thrown from a frightened horse Her neck was broken when she was cdagged head downward bv the yailonTn promised that a full slato wciLild be made shortly on flight to this country ot his very high and important I leader1 i The warning curiucrimig any dealings with Hess was voiced by iamuc Vyvyan T Adams unionist member whose concern regarding Hess intentions in coming to Bri tain was shared by many in the chamber They said that his 800 mile flight wax the voluntary act of a rational man showing that the core of Germany was rotten Tluy declared hut was nn spcrial mission that lc no Dcicc terms hut slill nr Brilisli were the licncficiarips of siial piiirniRitiiila windfall if nut arlnal inililarv hclji TiH Gurinun vrrion was tliat i icss ivs a victim halluLina tions and one f these wa an undying hope fur restoration liipndslnp between Germany and Britain and that he might have reasoned that through persona lcc lhis How lies Official Hookey for Fish Day f T IT A T T A T T CLEAR schoolroom seats in Clear Lakcr particularly of the boys have been singularly empty on Day May 15 trie opening day of the fishing season But this year for the first time the boys jwill be playing hookey with iif 1 licial sanction The school board years voted at its meeting Monday eve ning to close ClcuLake schools on Fish Day Supt T G Burns announced Tuesday With thou ot visitors coming to Clear Lake tci enjoy the fishing on lhc opening day the school board de cided that it was only fair to r local residents an even thnxo the spoil luiv a prisoner ot wno secre place might ce tins concept what thn called his disordered mind VIS fycto K manipulation of British intelligence propaganda and statesmanship Hos did fine j0i r ftvine for cmc aciucd of He reached Scolhnd from burt Baiiria under cover darkness hunted for 0 so down his fast Moscrschmitt 110 and riliK that hailed nut thu astrcak of fiymg wrcckiise A fanner armed with a ptch lork found him bPsidc the folds his paiachutc with an injured leg and took him in Such an in jury incidentally voultl have been a demon for one ot AdolC tiitJcis iwrachiitc troopers The I5rilisIi minister of in formation Alfred Duff Cooper lold a jubilant luncheon mectinsr Tuesday that I can hat lns arrival Ircre shows the first breach in lhc party iiiil has occurred since Hil Icr murdered a hffc nf his nwn followers on June 10 193 K 1Jivva icferctHT to the blood purse in which helped rsccntc Hitlers as one l the oldcs and most faith ;