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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 17, 1940, Mason City, Iowa LIJ NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HOME EDITION CUIM BRUSSELS TAKEN W DECREES ORDER RUMANIAN OIL FORARMYFIRST Government Measure Regarded as Barrier to Germanys Efforts BUCHAREST Ru manian government decreed Fri day that all oil companies must sell and storein their own reser voirs whatever quantity of petro leum products the army needs for possible wartime use made chaed estimitte uf requirements was dot public but private id that much Observers regarded the uie as a new obstacle for meas Ger osace for Ger many in her strenuous efforts to obtain a promised quota of 130000 is less so far in 1940 r T Plan Invasion Into Hungary Think German Troops May Strike With Eye on Oil of Rumanians BUDAPEST e r m a n y was reported Friday to bemass ing whole divisions of blitz troops and motorized the Slovak frontier of Hungary and pointed at Rumania 110 miles away Unconfirmed advices from Vienna credited indirectly to VWnan army officers there said that all but the date had been set for a lighlnine march through Hungary The reports plunged the Balk ans into new fear Military ob servers expressed belief that Ger many might stiilce into the Ru S to her war OPPORTUNITY IS WILLKIE PLEA Asks New Dealers to Cut Out This Bunk Let U S Gain Reipect The British broadcasting cor j that Rumania had decided to cancel army leaves armed force of 1600000 men and holds a guarantee of British French aid if she has to fight for if ner sh and srens were tested to Jure told al ctunVTn11 troop tnan columns of high speed fight equipment replete with ar th n Friday that the new deals continuous at American industrial sybtem tlie last seven years will hamper this nations drive to ei Pmd its armament production Expressing his agreement with Ihe principles advocated in Presi dentRoosevelts armament speech Thursday the rcpubUcan presi OOOMO REPORT FORMER US SHIP SUNK Refugees Say Former President Harding Is Victim of Nazi PJanes LONDON U ported that the forme United States hner President Hard i cfieli tillepr tanks armored cars field kitchens and truck trains was re ported by way of Bratislava to be moving into eastern Slovakia Other German forces were re ported concentrated in the Zis terdorf region north of Vienna at the western tip of Slovakia Hundreds of nazi s The 13869ton liner was one of several ships sold to a shipping concern by the United tiflitt lineswhen American neu trality regulations prohibitpH in rnosi European waters The Hard ing had been renamed Ville rip Bruges The United State lines a 405 tent interest in the which owns fm T1C and Slovak airports ready to ren der the almost traditional soften ing action of the blitzkrieg tech nique Polk Chapter of Red Cross for Refugees n tempted to bomb f H e the vesse was in ol tcnd harbor All the bombs missed they said but the planes also mf decks The sengerswere below Vmi16 Harding was built m New York n 1B2I by the f f Corporation of Camden N dint was called Prosi afw tatt and Lone star statc ADMiTSSLAYINfi OF ALBIA YOUTH I Had No Reason to Hit Him But I Did lowan Says at Eldora ence CottreH of Albia five or iJ times with a hammer I riirf d tcason to wt but necton with Cottrells death testimony was replete with frequent references to hv i in have received by the Polk county chapter of the American Red Cross in its dr ve tor re licl oC European ivar refugees G O P Conclave Official Is Dead The best way for America be respected abroad is to be stronr at home and the best way to be stroue domestically K to cut out this bunk and give business an opportunity to per form this vital function Asked to de fine his use of the word bunk he list ed p u n i live tax laws ex cess govern ment regulation and control ex travagant pub lic sabotage arid attacks on capi tal Indus try and business I If the president had not spent money so extravagantly he con tinued we would be in r better position now to raise the necessary funds for armaments 3f president comes to us and says we are inadequately prepared Domestic strength will come from a united people he said and will specifically develop if a re Dubhcan administration is elected The New Yorker on a midwest imoaign tour observed that the t States nas a real stake the allied cause If Hitler wins he said the allurement of his military suc cess might convert some fool ish Americans to the totali tarian ivays of doinr things And in any even he added we therefore would have to enraee m world trade under a system where you deal with sovern nstead of industrials approved the principle of corn loans but said cure must oe taken not to use the system lor price fixing or political pur poses V V J The candidate observed that Columnist Dorothy Thompson apparently wants to modify Roosevelt with me The columnist Thursday sur Rested that the two major par Ues Join forces in the current war cnsis by renominatinjr President Roosevelt and bv namingr Willkie as the vice candidate on US MUST STOP FIFTH COLUMN DIES DECLARES Texan Says Defense Money Wasted Until Problem Is Dealt With de deUt defense u ctively with finh PPluuse from an JTSD Dies said that did not require new legis I am now pleading for posi tive action on the part of the rent he e Hil waste our money on natonal defense if we do not courageously raeet this issue now Concluding au hours speech in which he told the house about th findings of his committee invest Rating unAmerican activities Dies called on John L Lewis t pust communists in the Congres of Industrial Organizations Barlow Bomb Test Delayed an war stretched alo 110 Hank with troops released aftr her effort to perfect the nazis sought to break through to coast ports of area wUh the a while the main force hit the movemen curved arrows cated by ivhitc arrows are indi r front in bolstered her h in Too the strategic CPorted in movemen curved arrows iiiiihiiiuniiu UL NAZI BOMBING German Pilot Tells U S Woman This Is War Heil Hitler PARIS Anne Mor Frid r1 J R Morgan said Fiiday German bombardments of civilian refugees in northern riancc are uttcrably horrible PoJfrf of the Fi lends of France committee was foreocj out of the north Thursday oy Ocrman bombardments while ier unit accompanied by cars of Keen was still on ulc j n the court icccsscd until Frij ms of Portland Ore r Vicc f nndh H and hcri nf the committee on arramrcmcnts for th n ennc lcd Thursday night Willkie said hat he was sure neither he nor the president would choose theother as a i uV mnsmatc for the fall campaign ide visitor praised the admin istration of Gov George A Wil fhP 1 rogram stimulating Ihe sale of fanns to tenants bv in surance companies He said he had been told that almost 300000 acres had been dis posed of under the program which he called one of the finest prac tical demonstrations working towards the solution of en ancy problem in this country Willkie will address a replbli Shrine auditor mm Friday night His program f day conferences gwkh mtinn 1 68ateS the national convention and with tabor and young republican lead He was guest of honor at a Juncheon Friday noon a ICan Ambu SPECIAL LANCASTER Pn dc partment store displayed this sisn promincntry in shol Collar the moststartling things drivers discov ered sad Miss Tiles was a Ger man pilot who had been shot down while wearing a British Royal Air Force uniform justify the bomb 8UIlning of worn and children one of thi womenasked her said the pilot replied war Hen of Ostend Is New Capital of Belgium LONDON Belgian government is noiv at Ostend on Belgiums North SCP coast having moved there Thursday from Br5t sols Reuters British news agen cy reported Friday in an Ostend dispatch The first indication that Ecl giunrs government had left the capital came Briday when Reu tcrs and Havas French new agency jssued a Belgian com mumque datelined Ostend Later Havas apparently to cover up the governments mov ing corrected this dateline to read Brussels The dispatches do not mention the xvhereabouts who assumed rnana of the armies on the day of the German invasion like Quill and jfi him and make known that iher i no place on American soil fo He referred o Michzel Quill head of ihe transport workers1 union and Joseph Curran head of the national maritime union who have been described as communists by some committee If Mr Lewis will accept that hCy K cean hr ow wmdo give them a clean bill of health Some house members applauded J Ees asserted we ought to nve deported Harry before He said he liad for two venr gone through insults of These gioups and perjury by repre entatives of unAmerican groups Our mistake was to sit idly by while they rose to pow er he thundered addin that they operated so openly would have been J tlie name of every one of them u Hesaiafifth column deceived E n a ri A BarIow rBht on side scaffold is shown directing a huee bomb a copperlined packine box in for demonstration rressioaal power of the bomb toto be tethered over a area When Ume came for the detonation h0vl ever nothing happened and Barlow inventor of he glniite explosive said that much of the oxygen had evaporated because ne was ordered o brine out his if SIve 2fl before the scheduled time Barloxv is for merly of Clear Lake unn 6 E3 picees 1000 GERMAN PLANES DOWNED e air minis said Friday nisht that rrr has lost l invasion he low at Selling swept through the cx lange m such volume in the last ur that stock tickers were earlier SCVCraI minutcs in lling TUMBLE 2 TO 9 News of Successes of Nazis Unnerve U S Financial Circles s sell w seeehammer blows at stock prices Friday many tumbling 52 to moe cooperation DI nnrt f WC Ced trained and for that help I llow have seen the ability of organized minority str placed irl vital industrj w deliver a over f Dies snirt he enemy Dies said He asserted America of Adolf Hit Members of the Iiouse stood am applauded for nearly a full dcmoristralioi i a lipuse Die eluded vith this dcclamtion l believe that we can unite a one people under one God News German successes in Europe again unnerved financial circles where a nazi victory was viewed as portending grave and orld 1ms ever seen Wo said that while person might seekto discredit some c his committees witnesses there ould be no denying originil com mumst party minutes which men tioned the names of men who now are prominent labor leaders Tho committee he recalled asserted in 10 CIO In dealinir with the com munsl party Die Mfd arc dealinr with a partr raises Slftmm a pu throujhout the United States industrial information WARM WEATHER IS PREDICTED Weatherman States Iowa Warming Up Slowly Skies Cloudy DES MOINES UP I o w a warmed up slowly Friday morn ng under generally cloudy skies Temperatures still averaged hree degrees below normal for thc state the weather bureau said but warmer temperatures are ex pected Friday night in the central and east portions Only traces of precipitation were reported in Iowa Thursday hilt nrifturin I1 LOUVAIN ALSO IS CAPTURED IS BERLIN REPORT Gamelin Orders French to Die on Spot Dont Cede Further Ground BULLETINS BERLIN man troops after two days of bitter and bloody fighting along the Dyle river in northern Belgium broke through Belgian and allied resistance east of Brussels and Friday night were marching into that historical capital the German high command announced It announced that Lou vain 16 miles east of Brussels and Mecheln 14 miles north east of Brussels also had fallen before the German A announcement said the troops had brok en through the Dyle for tifications system north of Louvain PARIS Maurice Gustave Gam elm the allied commander n chief Friday ordered his troops to die on the spot rather than cede urther ground to the German invaders The allied generalissimo ssued this command as an rder to the day after the armies had been but Thursday had HI night as the h mercury dropped to a SJdegrco minimum in northeastern Iowa at Decorah highest reading was MANlf LEAVE HUNGARY TBUPAPEST Hungary The British and French legations followed the lend of the United Males legation Friday in advising their nationals to leave Hungarv rnmeduUcIy Many f rcady have left and others are seeking train reservations The Weather FORECAST IOWA Showers and scattered thunderstorms Friday night and Saturday warmer cast and cen tral Friday night Ccn MINNESOTA cloudy niehl and Saturday cen day of German blitz drive m northern France The Germans have out a pocket from miles deep 35 to 40 IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather or 24 hour period ending n Friday Maximum Minimum in XiRlil a m Friday YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum f C tending within 100 northeast of Paris By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The blitzkrieg drive into Jranee an unconfirmed German report said Friday night has reached a point within 76 miles of Paris A British military spokesman said allied troops had fallen back along the 115mile Meuse nver front from Antwerp Belgium to Sedan France The British public w a s uarned that the situation in ine 8tlay olc war in the west extremely grave Authoritative quarters in Condon were described as not attemptingto disguise thenopinion that the situa tion is of extreme gravity Nazi sources said the erman campaign is now aimed directly at Paris A British military spokes man said the allies were stm covering Brussels the capital of Belgium which is the tar gel of another German thrust figures at8 a 42 45 Allied forces were described by ne Gcnans as in retreat everv JC nvcr from jonl Anhvc B iccne of Iranccs crushing ;