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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 4, 1940, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPW THAT MAKfS ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY NOVEMBER 4 1940 MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT THIS PAPEH CONSISTS Or TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 21 LEAS END HEATED CAMPAIGN Rule Prominent Lawyer Dies 2fi e r r i WAS IDENTIFIED CLOSELY WITH LOCAL HISTORY Heart Disease Fatal I to Traveler Former State Legislator A L Rule 84 piommenl law yer legislator and tiavelei died suddenly at his home at 11 Hock f Glenn Monday morning of heait 1 disease A Ilfclonst resident of Mason City Mr Rule had been identi fied with numerous enterprises connected with Hie growth of the comnmnHy His interests iouehefl a wide circle of sub 1 JectfT outside of his chosen pro I fession of law Funeral set vices held at II the Patterson funeral home Wed nesday morning at 10 oclock Burial will be in Elmwood ceme t tery The body will he in state at the Patterson funeial home fvom 1 oclock Tuesday afternoon to the time the funeral i Mr Rule had been a member 1 of the famous law firm of Biythe Maikley andKule since 1903 Born in Mason City Jan 4 1S76 Mr Rule attended the local schools and the Shattuck military academy at Faiibault Minn He i then attended Northwestein unj I vcrsity and the State University j of Iowa where he procured his law degree tewrpmctice 1p Cedar Hapids in tHe office Cook Iowa attorney lor the M4 waukee railroad Mr Rule came back to his home city to carry on his profession V Mr Rule was the son of James Rule president of the National City bank and prominent in the pioneer life the community His first jobs were working on the streets of Mason City He then procured a job as janitorin Ms fathers bank and later be came a bookkeeper in that insti tution On June 5 1901 Mr Rule was mariied to Miss Editli Biady of Cedar Rapids who preceded him in death Two daughter Mrs Edith Bulc Cainngton and Miss Waigaret B Rule libraviah at Rochester N Y and two giandchikhen A L RULE tioupere m circuses and tliealucal productions and delighted to berve as host for these when they came to Mason City He stood to the for legitimate stage perform always delighted when a good play came to Mason City When You Cant Take It Will ordeied 10 icseivations despite tne fact that he had seen the produc tion in Chicago 10 tunes He was looking forward to coming of The Man Who Came to Dinner scheduled at the Cecil theater Nov 26 Taylor Holmes prominent Broadway actor who plays the leadr was a close friend of Mr Rule Mr Rule was acknowledged in Variety magazine recently as being one the foremost thea tergoers in the country if Mr Rule participated in a num berof teal estate developments m Mason City among them being the Eadmar hotel and the Cecil theater In no development however did he manifestso much inteies1 as in the iccently con stiucted Innes building with its beautiful marble liont Besides holding memberships In organizations of the bar Mr Rule vsas a Mason Elks Knight ol Pythias and Odd Fellow Final Shots Are Fired in Iowa Drive By GEOBGE S MILLS DES MOINES can didates fired final campaign pot shots Monday in hopes of getting in some last minute licks with the 100000 may decide Tuesday s election Foithe republicans Tuesdays goal calls for a change of around 750 votes to a county from the 1936 election For the democrats the idea is to hold as lanre a sfiare of that 36 edge as possible 1 X Pi evident Rooievelt captuicd the state by 133779 votes in 1936 His maigin over Alfred M Landon was about 1350 votes to the county Thus the lepublitans tbe oietically would have to change an average of 675 votes to the county this time to pull up even with the A change of that size pales by compailson with the Iowa uphcax 1916 Mr Rule was elected to the Iowa senate where ho scned four years Meanwhile hewas attaining a wide interest in travel which started with numerous trips to Yellowstone park where he had many fnends theft to Alaska he made four trips later to Guatemala aridtheCarribbean and finally o Euiope Transport Plane With 10 Aboard Falls in Storm SALT LAKE CITY IU big United Aulines transcontinental j tiansport emoute fiom Oakland Cal to New York crashed in a heavy snowstorm early Blonday within a few miles of the San Lake City airpoit It was unceitam whether any the 10 persons aboard escaped alive The wreckage ol the plane which Clashed dgami Ihc lugged In l935 he made hit trip I Wasatch mountains led Al Smith by 244259 In however he lost the btate to Roosevelt by 183586 That repiesented a total shift in four yeais of 427845 otes in Iowa or moie than 4300 votes to the county Complicating all such compu tations is the fact that barring bad weather a record Iowa vote of between 1200000 and 1250 000 has been predicted for Tues day The larger figure Is more than above the 1936 to tal Four years agoa total of 1W2000 lowans went to the polls to establish the present balloting record No small pait of the cunent ic pubhcan confidence m this stale datfcs back to the938 election The GOP put an end to a sixyear pe riod of new deal lule in that elec tion Besides capturing the state house the republican elected en of the states nine congressmen Alio viewed itv GOP ranks as a suing in their direction vuis the 332000 pumaiy ote polled by ic pubhcan candidates for last spung Thedomoudtic aspu ants polled 121000 m the same primary Gov George A Wilson the re publican gubernatorial nomi nee wind up his campaign Monday night with a radio ad dress WHO at p m John K Valentine his democratic op ponent in address a Clinton rally Monday niffht Besides deciding how Iowi shall cast its 11 electoial xotes in the presidential lace between velt and Wendell Willkie the state Tuesday will elect nine con full state blote 137 GREEKS ASSERT 1200 FASCIST MEN CAPTURED Italians Acknowledge Mussolinis Legions Meet Stiff Resistance By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Fighting 01 er snowblanketed mountains Gieelc Alpine tioops lepoited to have duven seven miles mio Italian held Al bania Monday ringing the fascist supply base at Koutza and captur ng 1200 Italian prisoners In further support of the eight day old Greek defense the British vere reported pre paring to send three army divi sions about 450110 troops to combat the Italian Invasion Bntisli and Greek warplancs inflicted heavy casualties dis patches said in lowflying attacks on Italian troops massed along the GreekAlbanian bolder A British bioadcast said RAF adeis accompanied by Gieeli planes also attacked the Albanian capital Tnana and paitly des tioycd the palace of former King Zog now being used as an Italian military headquarters Dispatches Irom Jugoslavia said the fall of Koritza in the northern sector of the 100 mile Balkan war fiont was expected momen tarily In thesputhern sector Greek defenders have re pulsed Italian columns in fierce handtohand fighting with bay onets and grenades The Greek high command said a heavy Italian attack in the mountains of Epiius province pieceded by 15 consecutive bomb ing foi ays against Greek defense positions had been touted with the destiuchon of nine fascist tanks f Stcfani the official Italian nens agency acknowledged that Premier Mussolinis legions were meeting stiff Greek re sistance In the loannina Jan ina region at the southwest end of the front A Stefani war conespondent leporled that the Italian mvadeis nacl entered Gieek tcmtory vaiymg distances and he added Jtalan advance failed to acquire lightning ihythm because weather prevailing for several days and because of bad Give Final Major Campaign Addresses wanted to wanteu r master of no mc uare cn 1 ipcech Tile repubUcannoniinec for picsldent that man but Sought to be the peoples servant roads Sw stups inter snips inier lupted here and there by dynamite by the GieelcTea The Gieeks he said were fi including 23 staleen hen accompanied by r at noon Monday about LOOK INSIDE ited in England be badly wiecked Vaky said The wreckage was discovered at His second European trip was in the summer of 1939 when he and his daughter Margaret made a tour of the British Isles return ing less than a month before the second World war started On these travel trips Mr Rule delighted in taking movies which he showed to hundieds of audiences in North Iowa Sir Rule uab a teteian of the war having set ed at Chattanooga as a fnt lieutenant He uas acjosc pei soiidl fucnd of Gen Ruh Ln who a iclativc oC Abia ham Lincoln and an evcoufcd erate who was later commandant of the cadets at Iowa State college at Ames Sir Rule later was made major of the ilowa national guard and then promoted to lieu tenantcolonelHe was a mem ber of the war veterans and for many years eligible to a pension which he alwajs refused to take For many years a profound stu dent of Lincoln Mr Rule had ac cumulated a large library of Lin coln literature Hewas always delighted to speak on the life of the great emancipator atthe an nual observance ot the Jailers birthday and on Feb 12 1931 he gave an address on Lincoln before a joint session of the legislature He publishedn small bookon Lin coln drawn largely from this speech Ah Hule held a tanceship among the loading an altitudeof 7000 feet on the Wasatch mountains four miles north Bountiful Utah Seal clungparties left at once fiom an emergency camp estab lished at Bountiful The search ers were equipped with skis and expected to reach the crash scene within hours The Weather FORECAST IOWA Cloudy with occasion al shONeii colder veil and cen tral Monday night Tuesday partly cloudy and colder light showers extreme east in fore noon MINNESOTA Cloudv and cooler occasional showers Mon day night possibly snou over north portion Tuesday partly cloudy and colder IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics Maximum Sunday 64 Minimum Sunday night 49 At 8 a m Monday 49 YEAR AGO Maximum 44 Minimum lu The figures for Sunday Maximum Saturday SB Minimum Saturday At 8 a m Sunday 43 VtAR AGO MaMimim 12 Minimum jj GASTON HENRY HAYE Gives Petains Reply to Roosevelt Message PAGE 2 Girl 14 Rescues 3 in Fire on Farm STATE PAGE Hawkeyes Point for Nebraska Contest SPORTS PAGK canese Islands The British pouiea 580000000 into Gieeces defense coffeis British naval assistance In striking at the Italian Invasion also indicated in sketchy reports of a sea battle Sunday eveningwest of the Island of Corfu at the lower end of the GreekAlbanian frontier i TJiF Athensndio said that 30 minutes artei Hung at sei vsis heaid a laisc uas seen I stesiminj northward iff1 waid Italian defence iiting the ship wat Italian 1 A Hie same time British I KAF bombeis now piesuinably opeiaimg from Greek bases caused an hour and 45 minute alaim in Italian capi tals first alert since July I also attacked Naples again I Mussolinis high command said that the RAF iaiders failed to leach Home although the capi tal s populace u as awakened by the wail of airraid sirens at a m and that the planes which attempted to bomb Naples were met by a barrage of antiair craft fire forcing them to drop their bombs in the open country In Athens authoritative quar ters summed up the weekold conflict as developing satis factorily and the semiofficial Greek news agency asserted Ilallan claims of having pene trated the Greek defense line were a tissue of scurrilous 1 llrs i WILLKIE MAKES PEACE PROMISE Declares Eveiy Act Would Be to Keep US Out of Conflict KEW YORK an election eve aadwss to the women of Ameilcan Wendell L Willkie Monday promised n o t to send your husbands and sons and brothers to death on a Euiopean battlefield I know about war at first hand and I hate war said the icpubli can piesidential nominee in a CBS broadcast I saw the damage done by war at home and loss of security and the extinction ofcivil liberties even in this land of the free I h a v c not forgotten last lesson My eveiy act as picsidcnt will be to keep Ihib country out o foreign wais and to keep it at peace Women have contributed largely to social legislation in iccent years Willkie said adding it elected president he would tee these social gains extended Earbci Willkie had issued a statement favoring a constitu tional amendment limiting the teim of the president to tuo terms When elected1 Willkie said in order to prevent any subse quent demonstrations of sucham bitious views in my first message to congress I shall recommend that they submit a constitutional amendment limiting the time any one piesiclent may aeue to eight yeai s 01 In tinoihei statement cillitig on all lake pait in i election Willkie iciteratcd a dec laialion made to the lepublican national convention and to Satur day nights Madfson Square Gul den rally I stand before you without a single pledge piornist or under standing of any kind he said except for the advancement of your cause and the preservation of American democracy Surrounded by smiling supporters President Roosevelt is shown acknowledging the ovation of a crowd estimated at 20000 persons 11 delivering his final major campaign address in Cleve land He said that the storm now raging over tlie uorld the true reason he running for a third term and that when lliat term is over there wit be another president PARADE TO BE MONDAY NIGHT NonPartisan Rally in Park Will Follow Torchlight March Political campaigns m Mason Ctty will come to a close Monday night with a nonpartisan torch light paiade and rally at oclock designed to get out the vote for Tuesdays general elec tion According to plans ofthe Jun ior division oE the Chamber of Commeice sponsoring the paiade the line of march will provide the unusual spectacle of including candidates of both parties Floats bands torchlight delegations and other features will be m the par ade which will end in Central park with a short program fea turing a talk by Ward R Hamil ton The Junior Chambei Monday einploed three gills to telephone all local residents advising them to vote calling theii attention to Monday nights rally and a No uifiiiiS them lint to noglert the an poit bond issue question FR TALKS IN HUDSON VALLEY Vole of Confidence Asked in Final Major Address of Campaign HYDE PARK N Y Picsident Roosevelt airived liome fiom Washington Mondayfor a final five speech campaign among his neighbois in the Hudson ley ulieie he bum and i CHI foi a i iclin rfcidios to HIP nation it HI 10 m Their wne MRIIS thit lie JJIPM dcin msUMd of mikmg another inn or puhtuil addies might limit hinrelf Monday night laigc ly to an appeal to all eligible v ot cis to go to the polf Tuesday j That WHS what lie did four yeais ago And speaking m Cleve lands public autjitoiium Satui day niglit Mi Hooievelt said then he v as making his final national addies of the campaign4 in it the thief executive foi a vote of confidence and dcclaied that at the end of this term there be an1 other president I His address Monday night waa to be pait of a two hour radio program starting at 9 p m The radio time has been purchased by the democratic na tional committee Mr Roosevelt left for his Hyde home Sunday night after an 11 hour stay in the capital which allowed him oppoilumty to un fei 011 intci nations iffjus witli Seiiotaiv Hull and Sumnei Welles uudciscueUiy of slate SAN Cil ieas iU f PEDIiO md 2j smullci vii I ship the sctoiul onlnificiil ol tup j U S fleet to icturn fiom to the mainland foi a vacition Monday weie back on bcas bound for an un destination Thcyidiicd he high j Sunday Stricfly Private X Qfom Follow the maneuvers of PrU Icter Klink at training camp m the GlobeOazctlcs latest comic Strictly Private slartinR in this issue as i elated in letters homr See pairc JO ELEVENTH HOUR APPEALS MADE BY 2 PARTIES Roosevelt and Willkie Schedule Concluding Messages to Voters By TUBASSOCIATEDPRESS The turbulent and impieditt iblc 1940 picsideiitial campaign ame to the end of the hail Mon day amid a tumult of uval claims political Oiatoiy and in gent last nmuleappealsfor votes The crowded closiup hours held little in keeping lie old tradition of a quiet election eve Apart from the fina mcs saecs which President ROOSP vclt and Wendell L Willkie were to make to he electorate both democratic and republi can parties marshalled iptafccrs national and local for a series of eleventh hour Mr Roosevelt back in Nrw York he will icccne thp eturns Tuesday night at hih Hyde Paifc home set aside his day fnr idinpdigumg among hib Hudson alley neighbor roiich as he did on the of the 1936 clcctioiu His final message to the elcc toiatc will highlight he horn nationwide ladio program KBC CBSMBCfrom 9 p m to II p in CST ananged by the demoaatu national committeeMr Roosevelt speak from Hyde Park short ly after la p m Henry A Wal lace his paituer on the ticket albo will make a final address At first It was thought Sir Roosevelt might occa sion for another major political address but this belief was dis counted after assertion at Cleveland Saturday that he iia then makinif national address of the campaign Pres ent expectations tliat br Mould simply urge eligible voters to exercise their fran chise Tuesdij V Willkie winding up his strenu ousmarathon canipiiigij had thice iadm pealung engagements on hib election eve schedule The fust was his closing ipceth to the women oC Amciiea CHS p m Tlicti he wilt take tt the air again CBS 915 p m with Senator of Oregon hit running mate and return to the nctnoiltt for his InsL n at hom long progiam ovei all major ending at midnight The ihaidctci a Willkies thicc final addi esses was not indicated Aides said the subject matter might depend oiv vhai democratic oiatois had to say pieviously or on other developments For the most pait howovei the lepubli cjn nominee looking foiwaid to a quiet day W Elcflion eve found no dearth of the usual contradictor fnrr rasts of vlilory Although rrt ordbreaklnir registrations orosi currents and the like made for unusual uncertainty predictions as confident as ever Democratit National Thau man Fljun Iiist predicted a minimum of 42 electoial vote for MI Roosevelt but thciv upped his esti mate Sunday night to an undis closed higher figure Republican National Clwiimau Martin mcamvhilo was rlaimmg a WillUe minimum of 324 elei loril voles a romfot table margin Ihc 265 neiotsaiy for plc lion 1lic v riihti hiuriii loioai IIIR in tnoihci fipld sau ftenciallv fin uctillicl foi mot of Uie toun tty Tuodii ttic possibility nt ItRht unn in some easlci n me icntiat secuons Ham on clei tiou day has long been nodiled with uiUmg tne mial but the of good countiv loads lidi made that belief ichabJp than in tie pait Generally fair weather ua expected to produce a record breaking outpouring of some 50000000 rotcrs plate the mtnibe of eligible Xotcis m inc Louiiliy tl more than 60000000 but tne usiidl percentage of slayathomes was expected The previous vote recoid Wdb in 1936 when 45000 000 out of 55000000 ehgibles cdsl ballots giving President Roosevelt a plurality of almost 11000000 To get out the maximum vote botn partie were mobilizing then armies ot and tne hour Tucs tlir fighting finish nf HP pirsidcnli1 ill but pic cmplcri populriattention thp loN Tuesday will hnv a long list ;