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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 7, 1940, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAI HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XLVH ASSOClATtO PRESS AND UNITED PRESS FULL UIASED WHIES FIVE CENTS A COPV MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY NOVEMBER 7 1940 MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT 4 THIS PAPER CONSISTS Or TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 24 CAPITAL THRONGS CHEER ROOSEVELT Italys Big Push Under Way ReturnsGive Jf FASCIST ARMY SAYS KALAMAS RIVER CROSSED Control of Iowa Assembly 44 Republicans and 6 Democrats Will Serve in State Senate DES MO INKS grass rootsrepublicanism which1 flourished throughout the 30s de spite the newdeal asserted itself again iu the general election by voting overwhelming control to the G O P in both the legislative and county governments Incomplete legislative labula u K tlle was repotted under way Thuisday i El w ve 4 membcis m tho I ine 1841 senate compaied with only six democrats In the liouse the split apparently will be 84 icpublicaiis and 24 democrats Further figures indicated that the G O P will contiol at least hvothuds of the county court 1 houses i John Hatteiy of Nevada fnst chief of the Iowa highway will be among the new republican senators Hattery appointed to the patrol post under a democratic legime undischarged when Eail G Miller became secietaiyof stale m 1939 i E H Felton of Indianold one Siege of Koritza Key Base in Albania Is in Critical Stage BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Italys longespected big push lm in the 11 day old war with Greece j U011S was repotted under way Thuisday as the Italian high command said fascist divisions had advanced be yond the Kalamas ilver on the northwest battleiront The Italian invaders had reached the river eight days ago in their thrust from Albania Dispatches from the northeast front said the siege ot Koritza key Italian supply base 10 miles inside Albania vvlicrc 30000 fascist troops have been re ported trapped appeared to be reaching a critical phase Uocoufiimed frontier advices reaching Salonika Wednesday said Greek mountain fighlexs swarm ing down Jiom heights aiound the city had entered Koritra and cap tured thousands ol Italian pris oners Military experts discounted the reports however poiating out that the Greeks would be in a the reach of Italian mechanized forces Both sides were reported rush reinforcements fo the Koritza sector with Greeks still hold InTg the heights town of despite strong Italian counterat tacks A decisive battle it was said appeared imminent Greek aritj British warpJancs bombed Koritza andArglrocas tro another Albanian town while Italianbombers smashed i at the Greek town ot Phlorina 1 LeRoy s Mercer DIowa City with reported heavy casualties j former democratic house leadei weie ousted by Governor Wilson in 1939 was elected to the house A republican he was not opposed to the election The AppanooseDavis distiict elected Devvey Goode of Bloom field to the state senate Goode longtime lepublican member of the with the state department of agii culture over nonpayment of the butterfat promotion tax bounty again elected A E Augustine of OsValoosa Its veteran democratic senator while Una county again re turned F C Byers of Cedar Itapids lonfrtime republican leg islator to the upper house Ofheis elected to the senate in cluded NAZIS REFUSE SAFE CONDUCT ensuing n xuiinsuii TI c c i A laconic communique by Hancock county represen U O beCKS Assurance niec Mussolinis high command lisclosed the start of the big A H Boimstetter Or American OhlD lo nisK democratic aporoDnations chaii Ci 1 n rep ensuing OsearE Johnson The Payoff Heres proof that the election is officially over and the returns all in This bet her boots on Willkie and paiff off Thursday morning by walking barefooted around Central park Identity of the other party to the wggcr is not known but she hinted that her husband did not aereewIfirHer political views Lock photo Kayenay enerav DEMO CONTROL OVER HOUSE TO BE 100 SEATS Adds 2 More Years to Partys Continuous Rule of 10 Years WASHINGTON VP Sliaiply leversmg tlie lepubhean tiend two yeais ago late retujns showed Thursday that the demo crats would control the hewliouse with an advantage of about 100 seats over the icpublican1 A tabulation of Tuesdays election which adds two more years to the parlys LO con secutive years ot house rule this lineup 263 demo crats 1G2 republicans 3 pro gressives 1 independent demo crat 1 American labor 5 scats in doubt The picsent composition of the house us 258 democrats 167 re IJUblicjii 2 pi cs 1 faun eilaboi 1 Ameiican labor 6 va cancies Tineo ot the vacancies1 fonnei ly held by demoeials and thice by The republican side vv as swelled to its piesent figuie by a gam of 81 in 1938the year which marked a icversal ot an eailiei new deal trend tow aid heavier democratic majorities Democrats including Chairman Andrew Jackson May oE the mil itary were ahead in four of tliedistricty still in dis pute Richard T Buckler the chambers lone faimerlaborite j was a nose in fiont of his re publican adversary1jn Minnesota It seemed probable Iherefoic 1 that the demociats would end up vvith upwards of 100 seats more lhan 1hc republicans Morgenthau to Ask Congress Rooiilto to Increase U S Debt Limit at a Glance Emphasizes Costs of Rearming May Need More Defense Funds WASHINGTON Morgenthau said Thuisday that he would aslc congress to inciease the national debt limit to 60 or 65 bil lion dollars to cate for possible deficits up to June 30 1942 iu i i siate ana local neve 4ustliegiiiLio security would mature next year He repeated the olirase thriM v He repeated the phrase three times to emphasize Ji The treasurychief said also that congicss might be asked at the piesent session to makeavailable for general 000000 which it authorized for specialdefense boriowing That iuni would be included in the 15 I OUMI 1IIULUUCU 111 UIC ID The election assures the deni jlo billions which Moigenlhau miec disclosed The Kalainas river has been left behind by our divisions Our air force lias aided land operations with machine gun ningr operations hitting enemy works along the loanninaKali baki highway in the Phlorina zone and hear Lake Frcsba The Kalamas river roughly par allels the Albanian border frotri live to 15 miies inside Greece in the northwest Belgrade dispatches said that Italian troops had made small advances along the Gieek wpst coast and tliat their columns were democratic appropriations chan man in the house several sessions ago Two of Feltons colleagues of the former board of control failed in candidacies i for house They are democrat Harry C White who beaten by Harry E Weichman a republi can Jn Beaton county and Frank M Stevens also a demo crat who wed dawn to defeat before Representative David A Dancer In Decatur county Among the veteran house mem beis who weie reelected are Dean W Peisen R Eldoia who ted the republican bombed by Greek planei Gieeics high command knovvlcdgcd thU Greek is lelieated slighlly Wedncsday i jnin at the extieme Imvei alion drive in the house last scs flubcit D Blue R Edgic end of the 100 mile battlefiont in the Epuus sector along the Itnidn sea Neutial Yugoslavia ook a shatply itionger stand m the Bal kan conflict with a government waining it would answer with aimed fovce any repetition of attacks on Yugoslav such as the bombing of Bitolj by unidentified foreign planes Tues einor who has been idi figurq diounci the loua legislatuie Enter Irish Port WASHINGTON state department announced that Geiminy had i of used to give any assuiance of safe conduct Jcu an Amencan ship to eiitei an lush port to bring home Amencan citi zens although Italy had given such an assurance promptly Refusing to give such assur ances the German government vv as said to have declared that the aieas around England weie areas of military operations and that Berlin was not in a position to furmsh my soil of assuiance of the natuie icquested j The stdte deputmcnt siici no j Kalian guvcinments piompl md favoriblo icspone wjs luinishcd the Beilfn foieign office declined to ct lilcewic for moie than 20 yeus 1939 Speaker John R Iiwin R Keo Hemy W Buima R Herman M Knudson R Mason A H Avery R William N Judd R Bert E Dodds R William A Yagei D Spnit John R Gaidner R Lis Elmei A Johnson R Ce the battle of Britain natr GustaVe Alcsch DMtti1 TIT i Earl C Ji Ri us then longest W J ioliannca CD V nttaiUof ihc vvu Kloycl J Co PflPCf ACT clay 1ONDOV HAS LONGEST NIGHT ATTACK OF WAR dar Leo A llocgh R lit the battle of Britain GustaVe Alcsch wai pldnesga fslccpmg Southampton icscuc squad still lumbus Ficd 1 dug Thuisday moinmg foi the thaw R Wilton Ten dead and living entombed in theThompson R James Lu ruins ol many building ltas H Students and teadicis vvcie bulled undcj the nibble of a Southampton school smashed by thiee Gciman bombs and nerals of control ot the chamber for their longest period since the civil years The re publicans ruled in the next pre ceding 12 years lie democrats for the eight years before that Along with victoiy thedsmp cvafci brought back to the house 10 party member who weie ousted two yeais ago by republi cans v They included Alfred F Beiter oi New York Herman P Kopple mann and William J Fitzgerald of Connecticut Harry L Haines of Pennsylvania RobeU L Ramsay of West Virginia Stephen H Young William R Thorn ami Lawicnce E Imhofl of Ohio El mtr H Wcne of NevsJersev D O Bncn ot Micluaim Anothci loimei rncmber ttunmg was Mi aid irught be needed duung the next fiscal year The present debt limit with this 54000000000 in cluded is 549000000000 Asked whether it was conceiv able that government expendi tures could be put oh a payas you basis shoitly it plied I think its possible The secretary said that with the old 345000 debt limit piactically i cached1 the tieisury found itself in a lather difficult position Uc added that it would be very helpful if congress lifted Immediately the restrictions which M put on the S4 000 000 000 additional debt authoilza Uon before Jan 1 foi 1 gcneiil incieise Ihc debt limit Moigaulhan said that ho iind Daniel W Bell tieaiuiy undcisecietaiy would go bcfoie congress as soon as possible after thenew session begins Morgenthau said that the next congress wouldbe asked to mahe all luture issues of state and local securities subject to taxes He saii that fn studying the pioblem he had learned that about 000 ot taxexempt state and local PRESIDENTIAL At p m eastern standard time Thuisday President Roosevelt led in 38 states with 449 electoral votes Wendell Willkie in 10 with 82 if POPULAR VOTE With 119782 of the nations 127rfS precincts counted at that time the total major party vpte was pt which Roosevelt polled 26054 432 and Willkie 21677735 SENATE 22 democrats 13 ic publicans and I progressive elect ed giving icpublicaru a net gmi of 4 HOUSE Democrats elected 2BG Boosts Employes Pay Because of i F R ReElection NEW YORK J BJdck piesidcnt of a publishing j CMCCICU zui house announced Thuisday a 101 iepubhcins 162 fannerlabor pei cent plty incrense for Crfcli of I Amencan luboi 1 piogicsh o 3 hij oO employes because dcmociat I Demu dent Roosevelt vsa reclecled ciats took22 sealsfiom lepubli I am doing tins la set an cans icpubliciii look 15 fiom exjmplc he sud My business demociaU took 1 has been better m the last few fiom icpuMkam yeais than it has evei been be w GOVERNORS 17 democrats and 15 1 epubheans elected 1 un decided Republicans ousted G democratic govemois ctemociats oustctl 4 icpubhcans foie 1 am sid and tiled of tlie vvay busmcsbmen act and talk about FranJrhn Roosevelt of them thnvcd undei him just as I have A notice of the wage inciease ictioactive to Nov 1 was placed oh the firms bulletin board HQBBERY PLOT THWARTED BOSTON was de scribed as a plot to rob an 5832000 civilian payroll at Camp Edward on CapeCod was thwarted Thurs riiv imiv nfficris disclpcri Victors in T UUUIIIItjLlU Ixall i lie United Slates hid pldimcd kin icpubhcan of Montana fust to 3end jn Amencm ship piobab ly the westein hnei Ireland port to to bring home about 1200 Amciican ali ens from Gieat Britain DIES OF PAKALYSIS Stan islav 17yearold faim girl died Wednesday night in a Sioux City hospital of infantile paialysis Icrs were so severely damaged that their loss must be reck oned with Z An 8000 ton nferchanlman hit amidships and sunk off Hie Orkney islands another frelgh ler bombed off Britains cast coasl and still another in Kin loch Castle harbor on Scot lands nest coast 3 Damaging attacks on the shipping ports of Southamp o ton and Liverpool as well as to watch the dogfights oveihead i BirmlnEham Coventry Great Other nazi raldeis scatteicdf bombs over a wide aica fiom the south coast of England lo Scrtlllci a ted by attacking sub Hitlci s lush commdiid teJuib of Spaiidaii Die London air poued heavy act ml against i mimsiy epnitcd while other and typists were trapped under a demolished low office builcl Dspatchcs fiom Southampton said thjt as British RAF fighter roared up to he attack tiKGeimali foimations dived lov and tnpped theii bomb lack ai most duectly above crowds off thousands standing in the sheets Oriffleld and Lccmlnj FORECAST Fair fstrcmc northwest Tiiursdav night Friday incrcasmj cloudj i ness and warmer MINNESOTA fair colder I northcentra and cast warmer extreme soulhwcst Thursday i night Friday increasing cloudi i ness somewhat warmer IN MASON CITY 1 GlobeGdzette wcathei stati tics j Maximum Wcdnesdaj 44 Minimum Wednesday nteht as I At 8 a m Thursday 26 The meicury dipped Wednesday night to tiie lowest point of the year The clear still night biougnt the fust killing fiost of tlie sea woman cvei elected to congress and one of the repiesentatives who voted against this countrys declaration of war in 1917 Hairy Sauthoff Wisconsin pro gressive also comes back again having tuined the tables on Chailes Hawks Jr icpubucan Besides all these there be fi3 new faces in the chamber Two of them however have hiien preltv close lo federal law making Gordon Canfield New Icrsev republican and Herbert Botncr Vorlh farollna demo rrat arp former congressional secretaries Among tiie oddities of the elCc lion vvas defeat of the demciatic cdtichdaics nt lun ning from Hie entire Il linois despite the victory ol Piesi dcnt Roosevelt In Ohio one democrat and one icnublicaii weie elected at laige The democrats too then sound er licking ni Illinois whcie tn addition to the two atlarge places the party lost four districts they hold in the present congress Among the defeated vwcre the vet erans James McAndrcvvs and Claude V Parsons unusually Into n o iiujt icjjuinu oiner everocann Butih mcHli nwnnc mRAf bomb vvcie dopcrt on le pciiort ng a British rnn nv 300 uest of Irclsul in three G000ton trcijh of shipping rf Lushcivcn Gcuiiiinv nnd on d convoy nf hijis off Den licldrr Holland YEAR JtaMmum Miniinuin Piccipitatum ncis md certain 04 r vho loot out in cluded Robert Luce ot Massachu setts ujio has served a total ycins cluung peuods in the tumsc ind John C Scliafcr ot Wis ion1i Kiunvii tu Ihousiind of gal Inv visiiois foi ins booming voice and rapidlire oratory II Green Icfl and C UavUiid firooks cvcIianRcd con eralulatioiis In Chicago affer vlrtualU complete returns indicated that thev had been elected and senator rcspcctlvrlv in Illinois Bolh ari republicans and raincri lliclr virtorirs in spite of a hcavv majorlly for Tresldcnt Roosevelt IOWA WILLKIE MARGIN 52983 Recheck Gives Wilsons Majority 65767 Over Valentine Democrat DHS MOINKS went lopiibhcjn in Tuesday picsiden tial election by 52983 votes com plete uiiotfuidl ictuins fiom all taut cine ol the states 2453 pic tinctsshowed Thursday The totiils wcie R 62818Z Itoosevclt D 575199 Wiilkie gained 5445 votes Thuisdjy in j lecheclc of the compicto unofficial letuvns fiom fit countic1 which brought in thc tiguies foi eight piecincU pievi oiisly unreportcd Roocevell gjmcd 2 544 in the Gov GeorgeA Wilsons ma ioritj over John K Valentine et Cenlcrvillc increased TliursrtaV lo 65767 Ilctiun Itutn the uniepoitcd iiid theie cUcdc of the cortipletc unofficial i ligurcs from iil of tljb flO ruuntic Unc 1 totnl of 617143 j Valentine 55137G Joice Farmhand Loses Ami Caught in Roller j of Husking Machine Twitmnc Jo lost hi uglit aim Thuisdiiy while husking coin on the NcN NeKon farm ncnJoicc The was cmght in the i oil er of the hulking machine about oclock Thuiscliy moiiuiift Alvin Thoiton who vvoiking with Twilmoc at the time of tlie rtceident icached the mdchine in jtime to slmt off thetractor j Twitmoc v nldcn iu ilu Kua Icind liopilil 1 Mill the bidly mnftlcd um tikon il at llic clhntTlir nun r rmplojcd bv Xnms OitciLtl tu coin on Inr NcN Ntijnn farm F R IS BACK IN PUSH DEFENSE Wallace in Car With President as Crowds Line Streets of Route BULLETIN DETROIT un official presidential vote total now irtually complete tipped Michigan back into the republi can column Thursday aftei noon With three of the state s 363 piecmcts missing the vole was Willkie 1026087 Roosevelt Belated ictuins from strag gling precincts m outstate dis tiicts where the republican nominee showed his greatest eaily stiength upset the advan tage nevci too substantial tliat predominating democratic Wayne county Detroit gavr the president midway of Uic count One stale contest for nUoinev general wis so close it ap peared tiic outcome could be considered certain only after the official cam ass ELECTORAL TABLE PAGE 3 WASHINGTON ypjPiesident Roosevelt fust mjii in liibtoiy to be selected foi 12 yeais in the white house told 1 welcoming throng of thoifeands Thursday that tie and the first lidy hUcd farm life but that of ali he cities in the country they would rather live in Washington He made the statement with a laugh m a talk to a ciowd which thionged the plaza outside union station upon his arrival from Hyde Pavk N Y i jHie chleE executive freOi jrom Ijlsthird unipli tlianked my old friends of Washington for their reten tion ami added It Isnt as ir we himself ajid Mrs Kaosevcll were new people Your turning 1 out o sec ps means that we are getting on pretty well I if if And we me vciy hrppv pr is to be back here foi a little bit longei j Vou all kuu how veiy much like fjim life but of al me Icitie wo would iAihcilive in Washington D C thai any place i The picsuicnt said lie wanted In loll the uoud how gld ve aie Of the icsult two davs ugo and JOiloialed thil they vveic glad to ictuiii to Washington Heiuy A Wallace vice mesi dent elect and iUis RoosevcH lode with the picsident in his open car through thiongs that lined the way to the white house Captiin K A Sweeney ot the district fire department esti mated that 50000 to 60000 per sons Merc gathered on the sta tion plaza alone Noii the spot Uicic the deins ci Mopped 01 liis buef luaiess he annv banci fusi stiiKlt up Happy Diys Aic lleie MI nooseveJts J03 campaign song and upon conclu sion of his remarks the band swung into God Bless Ajnciica I he liavv band held forth on a lower level of the Union station is the picsidcnt left his special tiam and the marine band was on hand at the white house to wel come him back Smiling and uav ing his hat Mi Roosevelt lode slouly dowj Pcnn sylvanw vmntcrbclw ecu massed crowds hat thccicd and yelled Segments 01 the thiong bioke off ws his tar passed and many im llio way dying L0n timmift view uf the man whose Ihieetnne vicloiics haic assucd his platr ni liistwy Hags vvhipped in the djp Uimiul 111 Bunting decked Ihf iSicat Riay building School chil dien lined the cuilis Binds ueic marshalled Iolicc expecting the biggest j dti since Uic visit of Britains Mng anil ouccn prepared to handle a thronp at the station and on Pennsylvania avenue historic thoroughfare alone which mmy presidents have passed in victory but none be fore this in a third term tri umph Y Thc derisiveness ol thit tiiuiuph vas icftectcd in the hourly moie complete tabulation of thrni itiotis popiilai With U91fi8 out uf the countiys 12T245 ing units accounted ihc bal ISooscVcli 2j9j6562 Wendell j WiUklc WITnot without cmuuidgiug a pfUs foi his irpublican tiDii liir snnc figuics which clai ;