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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 6, 1939, Mason City, Iowa HARLOH HISr UEU PEPT of ART NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME OE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XLVI ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS FITLL LEASED WIRES FIVE CENTS A COPY MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY NOVEMBER 6 1939 Politics Will Go on Rampage By P STEWART Central Press Columnist With congress adjournment politics shortly will be rampant again Its been pretty well muz zled during the neutrality debate on Capitol Hill True theres been a conflict on the embargo and related is sues but it hasnt been on party lines Re publicans have bolted G O P ranks to vote for embargo repeal as de si r e d by the Senator Clark democratic ad ministration Not all of them but a fair proportion Contrariwise some democrats have been as ve hement antirepealers against white hoOse wishes as any anti repeal republicans The antiadministration demo crats might have been expected to be solidly against repeal simply because the administration was asking for it but theyve been split also For instance Senators Clark of Missouri and Glass of Virginia have been rated as anti New Dealers despite their demo cratic labels They disagreed as to the arms embargo however Clark opposed repeal as vigor ously as Republican Senator Nye of North Dakota who invented the embargo Glass has been an equally vigorous repealist President Hoosevelt knew he couldnt prevent a neutrality light but urged the scrappers to waive partisanship on the wellknown ground that politics ought to end at the waters edge The lawmak ers complied They pulled one anothers hair energetically to the extent of indulging in some very unparliamentary language There was talk to the effect that the dis cussion was kept on a high plane but considerable of it hasnt sounded so to the press gallery Nevertheless its a iact that the rumpus hasnt been polit ically partisan Thereprobably never has been a case in which senatorsand rep resentatives rmvevoled dividual honest convictions as generally as in this one A Truce Only But this interparty truce has been a truce only Plenty of ugly domestic differ ences of opinion still are hanging lire Theyre well within our wa ters edges The new dealers are as deter mined as ever to go ahead with their program The democratic antinew deal ers most of the republicans and a scattering of independents no all are as determined as ever to block it Theyll go to the partisan mat in January Unless If the war gets worse than it is at present If it does get worse who can tell If it does there may be some more waters edging with the new deal forgotten Will Boil Anyway But tiie chances are that i get much worse during tin winter The weather will be ad verse to very fierce military oper ations for the next few months Politics will have time to ooil and bubble throughout the rest of November on through December January and February and well into March By then partisanship will be so redhot war or no war that itll be too late to cool it off ahead of the national conventions Or supposing thattht war hap pily does frazzle out in the mean time that ends it well have poli tics anyway THIS PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 24 REDS HIT U S FOR LIFTING BAN The Weather FORECAST IOWA Considerable cloudi ness Monday niftht and Tues day becoming unsettled slirhl ly warmer in cast and south Monday night MINNESOTA More or less cloudiness Monday night and Tuesday not so cold in extreme southeast Monday night some what colder Tuesday in north east IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statis tics Maximum Sunday Minimum Sunday night At 8 a m Monday YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum Precipitation Snow The figures for Sunday Maximum Saturday Minimum in Xfght At 8 a m Sunday 39 YEAR AGO Maximum 44 Minimum 34 Precipitation 103 DEPARTURE OF CITY OF FLINT STILL DELAYED U S Ship Idles at Anchor as Germans Again Voice Protests OSLO Norway free lorn assured by Norways rejec ion of German protests the United States freighter City of idled at anchor Monday awaiting a decision where her range voyage would take her next It was apparent that Nor wegian officials anxious over the possibility that Germany might make an issue over the case would like to see the ship outside Norwegian waters bound for anywhere f Mrs J Bordem Harriman Unit ed States minister to Norway was expected to confer at Bergen Mon day with the United States consul there Maurice P Dunlap and Capt Joseph A Gainard master of the City of Flint One rumor was that the ships freight had been sold at Bergen but any sucli sale it was believed would have to be tentative and de pendent on official decisions The possibility was mentioned in shipping circles that the freighters cargo of tractors leather fruit wax and other ar ticles might first be transferred to a British ship and taken to England There are several Brit ish merchantmen in the Bergen harbor The freighters freedom and the Internment of the nazi prize crew which took command of her on ihe Atlantic Oct 9 was when Norway rejected a nazi protest The American crew however has not yet been permitted to come ashore The German prize crew which anchored the City of Flint in the harbor of Haugesmid Fric against Norwegian officials or ders still was interned aboard Norwegian warship Norway based her rejection o German protests over release of the ship and detention of its Ger man crew on the argument tha international law had been ob served in making the decision A communique described dip lomatic exchanges during the times the City of Flint was in Norwegian territorial waters both before she went to Mur mansk and on her return to ward Germany The statement said the com mander of the German prize crew took the City of Flint to Hauge sund contrary to Norwegian ders because he asserted wanted to see the German consu there according to orders from my government Of a reason he gave that a sick member of the Ameri can crew needed medical attentioi said a Norwegian doctor vis ited the vessel and found the man had suffered insignificant juries 3 POINT DEMAND MADE BY GERMANY BERLIN UR Germany ha made a threepoint demand ot Norway in the case of the Ameri can freighter City of Flint it wa announced Monday by authorizec German sources The demands were 1 Release of the German priz crew which Norwegian authori ties took from the City of Flin and interned 2 Surrender of the ship her cargo to Germany or 3 Norway to hold the ship a least until negotiations arc com pletcd 50 22 31 43 30 04 25 48 Boy 7 Tells How He Kept Alive While Lost in Mountains WINSLOW Ariz year old Bruce Croier trudged about in subfreczin weather for six days in the rug ged Arizona mountains told Mo day how he kept alive while hundred possemen searched him Bruce wandered into a dee hunters camp Saturday night 3 mtles airiine distance from th camp of his parents Mr and Mrs R E Crozier which he left week ago Sunday night to tak a walk Resorting to the craft of skillful woodsman little Bruce a a4 pound youngster covered him self with leaves at night to keep trom freezing He wore only a light play suit fo New Hampton Mill Destroyed by Fire Loss Monoxide Gas blamed in Two Deaths SAN FRANCISCO oroners office Monday decided uit carbonmonoxide gas had aused the accidental deaths of ames H Welch 24 Des Moines owa and his bride of a week the ormer Cleo Lucille Allen 20 of Vines The couple rented a cabin at a ourist camp Nov 1 When they etired they left the gas heater Urning In time the rooms oxygen was mrned up the fire went out and hey were asphyxiated They had een dead 48 hours when their odies were found residents Monday surveyed the ruins of the New Hampton mill which was destroyed by fire early Sunday morning It was estimated that loss was 510000 The blaze was said to be the most spectacular in a decade at New Hampton PREDICT GOOD FARM OUTLOOK Officials1 Forecast Indicates Subsidies May Receive Reduction WASHINGTON predictions that 1040 would bring a moderate industrial and business improvement led farm leaders to speculate Monday on the possibil ity that the next session of con gress may be able to reduce gov ernment subsidies to agriculture The bureau of agricultural econ omics in its annual outlook re port said that farmers are ex pected to receive a larger cash in come for their products in 1SHO than in 1039 A slightly larger volume of marketing will be disposed of at higher prices the bureau fore cast The last congress appropriated approximately 51000000000 for subsidies to finance crop control programs and for removal of pricedepressing surpluses While federal farm officials de clined to give any figures for 1940 subsidies they said that if tiie predictions of better prices and en larged markets for farm products were borne out the demand for government financial aid would not be so great as it has been for several years The economic bureaus forecast of improved business and indus trial activity was based on a number of factors including the export demand expected to arise from the European war prospects for an increase in the output ot automobiles and other durable consumers goods increases in capital expenditures and less cautious buying policies by the businessmen generally The bureau said that the war should increase the export demand for such products as lard pork certain canned and dried fruits and cotton Among products for which a less favorable foreign market was foreseen were fresh fruits tobacco feeds and possibly wheat Another factor which miy lend to lessen pressure for government subsidies officials said was a pre diction by the economic bureau of a more favorable ratio of prices paid by farmers for things they buy to prices which they receive for their products 3 Children Burned to Death Fourth Is Saved by Parents YOUNGSTOWN Ohio griefstricken young couple watched protectively over their only surviving child Monday after their other three children per ished in a fire which destroyed their home here Arthur Waites 26 and his wife 23 managed to grab up their 3 year old son Raymond and flee from their blazing home Burned to death were Annette Arthur Jr 2 and Gloria six months dfeinmiller Mill Razed in New Hampton Fire By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MOSCOW Communist International calls workers of Britain and France to halt war FinnishRussian negotiations in abeyance during revolutionary cele bration PARIS French report repulse of small German sortie on Rhine front R 0 M E Italy ignores anniversary of anticom iiitern pact 35 E R L I N Informed sources say United States repeal may be followed by intensification of sea warfare vice roy invokes emergency measures after many pro vincial governments resign in protest against failure to get independence talks Nov 30 Is Proclaimed as Holiday DES MOINES George A Wilson Monday proclaimec Thursday Nov 30 as Thanksgiv ing day in Iowa ignoring Presi dent Roosevelts recommendatioi that observance be advanced week recommend to my fellow citi zens he said that on the da nnmcd the people ot Iowa la aside their secular pursuits so fa as is possible that we assemble i our houses of worship and wit voice and music express the sprri of this occasion that we gathe around our firesides and recoun the blessings of this year and o the past The governor chose not to fol low President Roosevelts recom mendation that Nov 23 be ob served This year the governor saic have abundant cause to b grateful traceable more tha ever from the form of governmen under which we live Never before in the lifetime o those we know nor in the lif span of those who have gone be fore has humanitys pathway o liberty of freedom and of the re flection of the divine in man beei lighted as now through the Ameri can bill of rights The fine tolerance for differ enccs in racial origin and diver gent religious and philosophies ideals strengthen our confidenc and confirm our loyalty to al things truly American Two Bins of Corn Bm of Oats Burn Roof Is Blown Off NEW HAMPTON The New lampton Mill owned by E C leinmiller was destroyed by fire Sunday morning The fire was discovered shortly before a m and within five min utes the roof on ihe west section was blown off in a minor cx ilosion Four lines of hose were aid and an hour was required 0 bring it under control It was he most spectacular fire in a decade Loss was estimated nt 0000 Cause of the blaze is not nown I The mill was shunted in the iouthcnst edge of the business istrict adjoinina the municipal power plant on the east Two bins of corn and a bin of oats besides 1 quantity of feed was destroyed Three tenants in apartments to he north ot the mill removed iome of their personal property The east wall of the power plant was damaged by the blaze At one place the bricks had fallen rom the 26 inch firewall and a liolc could be seen in it Residents of New Hampton after hearing the second alarm feared the distributing system had been crippled as the lights flick red but the blaze in the mill had shorted a circuit but when it was disconnected theelectricity con tinued as usual LOOK INSIDE FOR FRENCH HALT GERMAN ATTACK Nazis Occupy Small Island Then Are Driven Back by Heavy Mortars PARIS WP Military sources reported Monday that German troops had occupied a small island in the Rhine only to be driven back to their own bank ot the river by fire from heavy mortars The German units crossed to the island on the hitherto quiet southern flank of the western front before French observers noted their presence The French fire sctit earth and brush flying into the nir it wns said and the Germans hastily withdrew German casualties if any were not disclosed Patrol skirmishes and artillery action was general on both sides along the 100 mile northern flank but French attention was riveted to the south because of the ap parently first German attempt to cross the Rhine a natural barrier between the opposing armies in that area At the same time another strong German force attempted to storm a French post in the Vosges mountains but a French counter attack halted it these sources said Trade Agreement With Venezuela Is Signed WASHINGTON siatc department announced Monda the signing at Caracas of a trade CAPT JOSEPH A GAINARD Harried Trip of City of Flint Is Described PAGE 2 RISON BREAK INVESTIGATED Guard Inspector Is Killed as 6 Escape During Grid Contest JACKSON Mich UR War den Hurry H Jackson ot the Southern Michigan prison Monday nvcstiguted the break of six long term convicts for freedom whicl cost the life on an inspector of the uards Inspector Fred Boucher was sho n tiie chest when he attempted to inlt the convicts getaway car Making their dash during the prisons Sunday football game the convicts overpowered two guards and several prison em ployes and still down a rope at tached to the top of the adminis tration building The first three to reach groun leaped into a guards automobi and after shooting Boucher spi away They were captured 3 mil north of the prison Two other were caught in the parking lot an the sixth who remained on th top of the building surrendered The convicts only weapon wa knife until they surprised Rus scl Day a guard in the adminis t ration building watch towel There they toolc i submnchin gun a shotgun and a revolve The knife according to Wardc Jiickson probably was shape from a piece of steel in the priso too shop The fugitives were Samuel Sawaya 2G serving IT to 30 years for armed robbery John L Sullivan 35 17i to 30 years armed robbery George Bodic 28 IS to 20 years for armed robbery Malcom Stokes 28 to 20 years for rape Paul Lnwman 33 32 years armed robbery Leo Thifalt 24 7 to 39 years for armed robbery URGE WORKERS FORCE END OF EUROPES WAR State Neutral Nations Are Warming Hands Near Fire of War MOSCOW IP PremierFor ign Commissar Vyaeheslaff Mo otoff Monday assailed the United States for repealing the arms em Kirgo asserting it was only a mask to cover their struggle for profit V V In a speech opening a three clay celebration of the Bolshevik revolutions 22nd anniversary MoJotoff also attacked Britain anil France accusing them of wishing to prolong their war against Germany V V Joseph Stalin War Commissar Marshal Klementi Voroshiloff and other leaders were among those in Bolshoy opera house who ap plauded his words which included a sweeping attack on capitalism Hie premier spoke shortly after publication of a communist inter national manifesto calling on workers of Britain and France to against those who favor con tinuation of imperialistic war Molotoff asserting that half the world is at war because ot a con flict in Europe declared the capitalistic system was sure to fall now He said the workers and peasants no longer would put up with capitalists especially those who want to fight under the pretext ot defense of de mocracy Dettman 16 Dies From Bullet Wound PAGE i Advance Tickets Go on Sale for Opening Games PAGE 3 5000 Longshoremen in N Y on Strike NEW YORK strike of 5000 longshoremen and p i e t workers that has tied up coastal shipping in and out of New York hiirbor entered its fourth day Monday with no signs of settle ment Officials estimated that 70 vessels including 11 here were idle in Atlantic and Gulf ports Unless settled soon the strike was expected to throw 20000 maritime employes out of work 13 Additional Deaths Attributed to Auto Accidents in Iowa DES MOINES ditional deaths were attributed to motor vehicle accidents on Iowa highways during the past week increasing the I33IJ total to 12 One year ago the figure was SSI One of the two weekend vic tims was Henry Main 3o of Des Moines who was killed here ear ly Sunrtay when struck by an au tomobile as lie crossed a street here The second weekend victim was William A Knittle 21 Rock Is land 111 government arsenal em ploye who was fatally injured Saturday night when his auto overturned one mile west of Dav enport Spits Out Gasoline Is Burned to Death LEWISBURG Pa j reement between United Stales I proved fatal Sunday for a 69 year anci Venezuela The agreement is the twentysecond negotiated by the United States and Hie eleventh to be concluded with American republics old farmer who drank gasoline in mistake for witie and then spat it out on a hot Flames leaped up is he spat out the gasoline ig niting his clothing YOUR STATE GOVERNMENT Ifs Departments Their Functions TURX TO PACE 10 OF TO DAYS PAPER FOR AN OTHER OF THE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THE GOVERN MENT OF FOL LOW THEM EACH MONDAY in the Mason City GlobeGazette The soviet union wants peace he said Most of the diplomatic corps was present including the United States and British ambassadors Laurence A Steinhardt and Sir William Seeds Also present were most mem bers of the Finnish delegation which is here for vital negotia tions over soviet territorial de mands The communist international Monday attacked tiie American bourgeois for repeal of the arms embargo and called on the work ers of Great Britain and France to go against those who favor continuation of imperialistic war It issued a sharply worded man ifesto occupying four frontpage columns in Pravda communist party newspaper as the U S S R began a threeday celebration of the 22nd anniversary of the communist revolution The bourgeois of the socalled neutral countries the interna tional sairi warm their hands near the fire of war Under the mask of neutrality they become rich on military supplies Tho American bourgeois very interested in further developing the war repeals the embargo on the export of arms in order to se cure hugli profits to the kingsof the munitions industry The manifesto signed by the internationals executive commit tee urged the workers of the world to unite to defend the Chi nese people to go against those who favor continuation of war and unmask them as helpers imperialists1 Wives and mothers were told to demand that their sons come back from the front Britain and France were ac cused of oppression in India IndoChina anil Arabia and of kecpinsr half the world in the chains of colonial slavery The bankers in London and Paris will preserve tho worst re actionary regimes in Europe the manifesto added The Italian bourgeois wails only for a convenient moment to throw itself on the oppressed and htve its share of the spoils The statement praised soviet Russias power and said that when the Polish state ceased to exist the Soviets gave a helping hand to their brothers in the west ern Ukraine md White Russia i taking 13000000 out of war and delivering thorn from oppression I Britain and France the mani festo snid are trying to involve the Balkans in war but it de clared Russia will disturb this plan As Russia embarked on the gi gantic celebration of the revolu tion a Finnish delegation waited on the sidelines a series of vital talks with soviet officials appar ently temporarily suspended NEW COMET REPORTED CAMBRIDGE Mass opt new comet which probably bear the name of its discoverer Clarence L Friend of Escondido Cal was reported Monday by tiie Harvard observatory ;