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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 15, 1941, Mason City, Iowa HIST UCM 4 OCPT OF IOWA OES MOt NES I A NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME VOL XLVI1 ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS FULL LIASED WIRES A mrunm Improved Relations Observed EDHOES Is another of icriea at articles wriltta by U1 Earl Hill Mason City GloneCaxelle nunarior editor in course of A through South Amerlra as one of party d guests of lae Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Number 57 By W EARL HALL BUENOS extreme cordiality with which our Carne gie group has been received on all hands since our arrival in Argen tina ten days ago was referred to i today by U S Ambassador Nor man Armour as convincing proof the increasingly friendly rela tions between Argentines and the people of pur country I It was my good fortune to be jwith Malcolm W Davis our di rector when he called at the em Abassy offices near our hotel to ex piess gratitude for the many courtesies and kindnesses we have enjoyed from Mr Armour and his associates in both the embassy and the consulate From various sources in United plates before we left and at points enroute we have been hearing Mr Armour referred to as the MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MAY 15 1941 MASON CITY THE BRIGHT THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF FOUR SECTIONS SECTION OMB NO 185 ablest and the best liked mem bci of the entire diplomatic ser ice My brief chat with him to iay persuades me that this is not in overdrawn picture Mr Armour is a career man important posts occupied 1 py him include the ambassador ship to Chile and the ministership to Canada His service in Ottawa lollowed that ot Col Hanford MacNider and I bear his warm greetings to my Mason City neighbor For a time earlier In the year thc report was current that Mr Armour was pegged for tlte London ambassadorship When rvbe appointment to John I Ti 1 fl U Tor the rensaa thatthe here really like ana admire him They didnt relish the thought of losing him It U SArgenline relations arc letter now than they have been thc they definitely of the credit tor the Joprovement can be laid at Nor ian Armours door Of that I am pry sure In our half hour conversation te spoke of the people here in a st friendly way He recognizes 5 its even one on a casual and fleet visit here must recognize that V ill some of the misunderstand 7 ngs which have marked our rela jions in the past North Americans ie at least partly if not largely Iciponsibie While welcoming the newfound S interest in South America e bees the danger of what might e termed a lightning courtship 5 ugentines do not wear their Hearts on their sleeves There is a jood bit of ritual and ostentation South American social inter upurse but true friendship is just J fa substantiaias in our country TJ North American visitors lo l1South America must come down 1 Inrepared to understand and ac k cpt things as they Ih4ii try shaping things to their Mil pattern That Latin culture J different from our culture oesnt prove or even sugj ihat it is of an inferior sort V V perhaps even more imporlant j this betterment of relations be North and South America J Mr Armours opinion than one 1 vay visits such as ours is an cx lange arrangement on n large i ale South Americans must come 1 know and understand our mode life too In this connection the ambajsa ii spcErtflng in quiet voice gave aisc to the exchange of students d professors now under way on lirge scale He also spoke well his fellow ambassador Claude ers of Chile for the work he done in arranging for an cx inge of newspaper reporters large U S dailies now ve Chileans on their news staffs mporarily Thc impression of American fife created by Hollywood Jovies often leaves something 1 f be desired While we were J Diking of Ibis Mr Armour jressed a hope that our North Jrnerican makers of news reels Iiight some day have a half M07cn camera men at large in America seeking intcrcst jtp shots that would be char 4 cteristic of latin life at its best iJHere Mr Armour harked baek days in Canada when it was jciost impossible to find in U S cal or governmental affairs in Dominion unless there was ething of thc sensational in thc Its true he added Canada only about onetenth as many ale ns United States And yct t tow Canadians felt this neglect BEVIN FEARS HESS NAZI STUNT PETAIN France Must Collaborate With TVazislSTATEMENT BY CHURCHILL ON HESS DELAYED Fishing Season Opens three fishermen proudly display their catch ofthe early morning hours main fishing season opened Thursday in Iowa The catch including pickerel pike and bass was bagged in Clear Lake where more than 50B boats bobbed over the lake and hundreds of fishermen and women lined the banks for the opening day Keading from left to right are Daniel Rowc route 1 MMon Bjrney Arj Manly and Dale also of J 2 p mThorVa attemoon the largest catch was that reported by Mison landed an 8 lb 9 oz wafl eyed pike Lock photo Kayenay engrav New Quotas Established Because Nazis Eat Less Meat m Summer BERLIN 20 per cent reduction in Germanys weekly meat ration effective June 2 was announced Thursday by the food distribution bureau Under the new decree the normal ration will be cut from 500 grams one pound a person to 400 grams weekly Workers whose rations will be correspond ingly reduced will be allowed BOO to 1000 grams a week according to their type of labor A spokesman said the new quotas would continue through the summer because Germans eat less meat in summer and be sides they have more vegetables Butter rations the spokesman Piovocaiive acts of war Pass to Acquire Axis Ships W A S II N G T O N reaching legislation empowering the president to take over for eign ships lying idle in American waters was passed by the Donate Thursday and returned to the house for consideration of amend ments Passage was on a roll cal vote announced as 59 to 20 Thc bill was approved after the chamber had rejected 43 to 38 an amendment by Senators Van denberg RMich and Clark DMo which would have pre vented the president from trans ferring any of the ships from one belligerent country to another The proponent argued that such transfers would be needless MUST AGREE IN ORDER TO SAVE RANK IN WORLD By Necessity Will Work With Hitler Plans in Europe and Africa VICHY France Marshal Henri Philippe Petain told Prance in a radio address Thursday niglu that France must collaborate ivitli Germany in Europe and Africa The aged marshal declared that France by necessity must seek an understanding with Germany and that therefore she must colla borate wiih Adolf Hitlers plans for Europe and Africa These plans have been offi cially described as calling for full collaboration of France in Germanys aew order in Europe and the establishment of Africa as a great colonial pool to feed Europe with raw ma terials I approved in principle said Petain the meeting of Vice Pre mier Admiral Dar lan with Hitler in Germany We will continue negotiations said until we reach agree ment I call on all Frenchmen in follow me in the path of honor and national interest so that France can overcome her de feat and save her rank as a European and colonial power t r Petain told France that you have learned that Admiral Darlan recently talked in Germany with Chancellor Hitler I had approved in principle that meeting That new meeting enables us to light the road before us and continue he conversations engaged with the Gciimm gov ernment It is no longer a question today for public opinion which is often t anxious formed because it is badly in to weigh our chances measure our risks and judge our gestures4 It is a question he said for you Frenchmen following me without questioning on jhc roads oj honor and national interest If with rigid public discipline we are able successfully to con clude these negotiations France can overcome her defeat and con serve m the world her rank as a European and colonial power That dear friends is all I have to tell you today said will be increased but allot ments of other fats will be cut so that the fat allowance on the whole will remain unchanged FUNERAL DIRECTORS ELECT DES 1IOINES Iowa Funeral Directors and Embalmers association elected Burdctte L Roland ofAtlantic as president John Turner II of Cedar Rapids was named vice president and Ivor G Ncwlcn of DCS seerclarytreasurer Of the minor amendments attached by the senate one would Insure equitable compensation for alien seamen who lost their jobs as a result of government ship acquisitions j Of the 80odd ships affected by I the legislation two are Gorman and 28 are Italian The vessels could be acquired by purchase charter requisition or condemnation Purchase and charter would be voluntary trans SAYS HESS IS DEFENSE THREAT Highly Placed U S Source Criticizes Handling of Case LONDON MJThe coining of Rudolf ihe pur poses of the a threat to the defense of the Brit ish Isles a highly placed American source declared Thursday I In this view Hess may be wit First Photos of Hess Wrecked Plane Nazis Go to Iraq by Syria Path LONDQN moved into Iraq Fienchmandated by way of Syria using of attention from their big neigh bor Theres a principle involved here which if acted on can be most helpful to our country in her good neighbor relations with the countries of Latin America s while requisition and coni tingly or unwittingly tile harbins 101 proceedings would in ciof now by the use of governmental German military machine li 1 Im suspicious of rovidcd in all cases thc American preferring int Syrian airfields forluftwaffestop ovetSi theBritish government an nounced Thursday The scope ot the infiltration was not known but a British mid dle cast headquarters announce ment said the German planes an swered an urgent appeal by Rash id Ah Al Gailani to his axis part ners and boie propaganda agi tators and other similar axis spe cialists to Iraq Despite the German move the communique said the situation m the Basra and Habbaniyah areas remains quiet Most of the IraqBritish fighting has been at Habbaniyah where the British have an air field At the same time a prospect of the French mandates involvement in the struggle over Iraq was cited in a declaration by Foreign Sec retary Rdcn that authority had been given to tenlish forcox to attack German planes in Syria Eden charged that the transit ol German planes vi1 Syria was a clear breach of the armistice agreement between Germany and France after that British ally knocked out of the European last June Iraq scene of sporadic guer rilla fighting between native forces and the British since Hay is one of the worlds richest oil producers and a route to Brit ains vital canal I J Weather Report IOWA nigh and Friday cooler iciectee Total anonymity to injecting DQ Q A 1 C T to this gripping domestic lo D JU 1 J in JUHC DES MOINES num f 1C vvrck1ee of from which Kuclolf Hess head thn German national socialist party ami no nted second m line of succession to Adolf Hitler panubulcd to worV ITlfl aftcr a rrom GermanyThese photos were cabled from London In Recommend State Plan Be Placed on Statewide Basis for Iowa i DES MOINES cral surplus marketing division officials have urged that the re1 lief stamp plan be made statej vide and Ihal it be administered I by Hie Iowa social welfare board with suggestions for a peace un included only men actually drafted lowing a conference with the derstanding may lull people into a ijot the states mobilized national XORSIAN ARA10UR to Argentina i letup and soften them for blows by Germany MINNESOTA Cloudy to partly cloudy Thursday night and Frii day cooler Thursday night I ROV 11 Iw frost probable north and cen DO Dy tral cooler cast and south Fri day IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics Maximum Wednesday 84 Min Wednesday night 39 at 8 a m Thursday 76 The mercury soared to the highest mark of the season on Wednesday YKAR AGO Maximum 53 Minimum 12 SnowflVl110 n was prellv inportator fenowfall Trace I pretty bad uard or regular army or navy en listments Approximately 37000 lowans are in the armed services taken as a whole Older Boys Bat Is j Single Line to Be Knocked Unconscious Used on Highways DES MOINES year AMES ic ini old Billy Perkins Thursday nursed of its disunauishim rruapi AM single line is being substituted double one because Iowa is BOY DIES IN FIRE AT FARM Donald Brandt 5 Asleep iti Home at time of Blaze NORTHWOODDtnald Brand year old son of Mr and Mrs Leonard Brand died aljotit noon Wednesday in an Albert Lea Minn hopitil from burns suf fered about K oclock Wednesday I morning wlicn ihe Brandt farni burned to the ground In Tlie Brandt Kirrn miles o in which the ncar London Mil plan now operates it is adminitouritv istcred by county relief office The fire cUcovccd Nortlnvood Krccborn u Under the proposed change the stale social welfare office would handle and distribute the stamps to the needy When I wo there was two wii and a black squad car I auess ihe only stal hurt stale in conformity i practice double line lace thc general Students in Botany Eat Part of Work IOWA CITY ate a good share ot their semes ntncl tors work Wednesday The sluI blaze of grown in I spring oclock Wednesday morning by thc parents of thc boy who had gone to the barn to do the chores leav ing thc boy asleep in the upstairs of thc house When Mr Brandt saw the flames he rushed back lo I the house went upstairs and look his son out of lie building 1 Donald was rushed to the Al jbcrt Lea hospital by Warner operator of the cheese fnc i lory and DeerCreek stoic located to iiic cone by he laboratories this jhc fire is tinUnown but 1 live chimney ij blamed a defcc First Official British Announcement Calls No 3 Nazi Murderer LONDON Britain officially expressed belief Thurs day that Adolf Hitler Icnew of the incredible flight of Rudolf Hess to Scotland and rejected any attempt to start i move for peace on axis terms Attempting 0 keen the cuessing as what llcss has said in Britain Irimc Minister Winston Churchill postponed a formal rcnort on the Xo i nazi but he permitted Minister of Labor Ernest Kevin to issue a statement describing Hess as a murderer wliu came with Hit lers knuivleclffe and declaring that he would not negotiate with the nazls V I do not believe that Hitler did not know that Hess was coming in Lnglaucl Beviii said in lie first official statement on the subject my point of view Hess is a murderer He is no man I would ever ne gotiate with and I dont change even for diplomatic reasons I am not going to be deceived Churchill appeared before lie house of commons and promised that In would muke an extended statement at the first opportu nity compatable with public in terest on the Hess case and on thc Duke of Hamilton to whom Hess talked after Undine on the dukes estate It had been disclosed that Hess had written three months ago to Jus friend the duke urging an end to the lunacy of war and that after the war began the duke had writ ten a letter to the Times of London urging living space for Germany and saying thewar should end as soon as lljc threat of German ag gression was overcome Pressed to explain a dclny of 48 hours in the original British announcement of Hess parachute arrival Churchill said it the de lay certainly was not unfortu nate but if it had been unfor tunate it would have been unJ avoidable First of all we huti to establish the identity of the injured Ger man airman who had landed and we only had evidence which while it was very interesting could not be considered conclusive in view of the surprising character of the information1 V Churuhill said I did not bc licvc it when I was told in the course of Sunday I think it was hut r immediately sent an officer who knew the deputy fuehrer and was able to sneak with him in fluent German tlnil was stiil proceeding Inc German announcement canic out as to Hie insanity of liic dep uty fuehrer and his flight to Scot land In these circumstances what had hitherto been a surmise or probability merged into detinue certainty Laboriic Arthur Woodburn a Scot asked is there any truth in the inference suggested by the German wireless that the intelli gence department has created the impression in Germany that Scol land is ready to make a separate peace with Germany Churchill de may exist that J5 mi among Ihem From my point of view in Hess is a murderer He is no man I would ever nr sotiatc with and I dont change even for diplomatic reasons Kevin added is the io me I dont believe that Hitler didnt know that Iios was coming to England for many years I have hart to deal with these totalitarian Kcnllcmcn and communists and I have seen this kind of stunt over and ovcr again I am not going to be deceived by any of them You can understand my feel ing about Hess when I tell you he was thc man who collected an in dex card on every trade xtnion leader in Germany and thc social I democrats nnd when thc time j came they were cither sent to concentration camps or murdered I agree that ny one who har sin fantasies about England is ntly Ovcr here we should call Ihe people who believe Dr Goeb bcls fools I wonder if you find it aj dif ficult as I do lo believe that he ;