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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 7, 1941, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME COMP DEPASTMEKT or HISTORY AMD ARQHIVES DES MOINES ASSOCIATES PKESS AND UNITED PRESS FOUL IJTACTTI FIVE CENTS A COPY THE NEWSPAKR THAT MAKES AIL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHIORS HOME EDITION MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY NOVEMBER 7 1941 MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT PAPEB SECTIONS NO 25 SAYS SCHOOLS ABUSE SPEECH FREEDOM RIGHT Wisconsin Educator Warns teachers Not to Claim Special Privilege DES MOINES Wiscon sin educational official declared here Friday that the right of free v abused in school as it has outside an address prepaied for the Iowa State Teachers association convention G Doudna secretary of the Wisconsin normal school regents board said Teachers have no njht to claim any special privileges to Indulge In halfbaked comments controversial questions in the class room A teacher of science let us say is encaged to teach science not to discuss every passing problem notto wander I up every discusslonal highway I Uial seemsInvltinr He is paid for teaching science and if s nothing less than dishonest to take time fiom work in which he is ai competent instructor and use it to express social ideas and attitudes for which he has no spe cial competence rlnanolher prepared address Dr Roscoe Pulliam president of the Southern Illinois Stale Normal University Carbondale 111 ad vocated use of the district school system as a model for the develop ment of small rural neighborhood cooperatives He Miff he conld envision the U S Considers Withdrawing Marine Force From Shanghai F R Reveals Peipirig and Tientsin Included in Proposed Move fldenUy and by eeatraHr located iemocraUcallr managed independent coopera tive similar to the schools at a cost that will be within the reach of all Pulliam expressedthe belief that the help ahyneighbor spirit is dying out because we are too rnuch given to paying and receiv ing cash wages tor everything we do He said he saw no good rea son why the rural school should not eventually become the place of a weekly picture show of the highest quality if the film in dustrys present monopolistic practices ever are discontinued Asserting that the fanners have not been getting a square deal in exchanging their products for the things they need in the domestic market the speaker commented is entirely conceivable that in some idea future state a completely unregulated free ec onomicorder micht work That tliis could possibly be broortt about in the present generation without violent revolution Is a notion too naive to be consld ered It wouldrequire a reversal of ftesent trends in almost every feature of modern industry from cost accounting to labor unions Doctor P M Bail president of Butler university Indianapolis the opinion that the pendulum of study swung too lar in the direction of contem poraryaffairs We have turned to the study of complex problems he said an4 have practically eliminated the study of the background of ITS history Fewer students are stadrbiff European or world his tory ire attempting to cet the answers withont thegroundwork Doctor J B Nash professor of education at New York university recommended that Americans get a hobby and ride it Doctor T V Smith University of Chicago philosophy professor disputed dictatorship charges thai democracy cannot survive because it is undisciplined Certainly only the disciplined survive he said but certain also that democracy cannot survive on totalitarian discipline Discipline is the price we pay for making ideals work in practiceDemocracy must pay morefor it insists on making more of them work Chloe C Baldridge director of rural and elementary education a1 Lincoln Nebr said one of the teaching professions greatest re sponsibilities is to make the American way of life understood and continue to help our students andthe community to know now our great republic came into existence and how it was per petuated TO DEATH Winter Comes to Northwest Iowa T A winter dropped a 9inch blanket of snow over much of northwest Iowa left this artistic scene of symmetry down an avenue of snowladen evergreens near fapeneer The storm hampered transportation and communication RED COUNTER DRIVE DEVELOPS New Move May Reopen Communication From WASHINGTON Roosevelt declared Friday that the government was considering the withdrawal of American marines from Peipuig Tientsin and Shang hai Couia Mr Roosevelt press con irirence he did not know when a Russian coun decision would be reached He de terattack on Volokolamsk appears dined to elaborate m any way on to be developing into a powerful offensive which may completely reopen MoscowLeningrad com relieve the siege of Leningrad informed sources said Friday night Swift mobile Russian units are hammering hard at the German forward positions northwest of Kalinin 95 miles northwest of Moscow and already have re opened a secondary branch rail line in that area these sources said and thus are easing some of the pressure on by blunting the northern claw of the nazi pincers aimed at Moscow Kalininis on the main line be tween and Leningrad It was not made clear here whether a branch line actually had been opened clear through to Lenin grad however Around Volokolamsk 85 miles norfhwestof Moscow southward ol Kalinin red army infantry caval ry artillery and planes were de clared in dispatches relayed from Kuibyshev as having driven Ger man armored forces out ofposition after position along a three mile route NAZIS HIT FJ TALK ON SLAVES r German Spokesmans Diatribe Considered by Writers as Unprintable BERLIN Authorized sources commenting on President Rooseveltsspeech before the in ternational laboif office Thursday said Friday Germany was willing to match her sociaTachievements against those ofthe United States The president said that labor had become a slave of the mili tary state under the nazi system and that Berlan was the prin cipal slave market of the world Nobody is in Ger many a spokesman said are no multimillionaires but there is also no proletariat he continued glad to be slave if thereby an older slavery is broken and the reich is led into a period of liberty comfort and plenty Americas social orderis catastrophical At this point the Associated Press was advised in New York the German spokesman launched into a personal tirade against President Roosevelt which Ameri can correspond ents in Berlin agreed was so tactless and filthy as to be unprintable Berlin radio Ukewise ap parently omitted the most bitter phrases of the diatribe inits re port of the press conference but did indicate that least part of the references were to the presi dents physical condition which actually is due to infantile paraly sis a fact with which the Ameri can public is thoroughlyfamil iar his statement The president read to reporters from a memorandum a paragraph announcement which said The president said Friday that the government of the United States is giving consideration to the question ot withdrawal of the American marine detachments now maintained ashore in China at Peiping Tientsin and Shang hai Thechief executive did say in reply to a question that there had been no discussion between the United States and Japan at any tune on the presence of American marines in China He brushed aside questions whether withdrawal would create status for American citi zens in China What interpretation would you put on your announcement a reporter inquired Mr Roosevelt said he would not try to interpret because there grave question whether In terpretation was news When he used to edit a paper the chief executive declared it was consid ered the dutyof the editorial desk to make any interpretations al though times have changed Burlington Gets Junior College Gage Tourney MOINES The Iowa Junior College conference Friday awarded its 1942 state basketball championship tournament to Bur lingtonThe meet in which the 16 highest teams will participate will be held Feb 26 27 and 28 SCOFF AT RUMOR 42 SUBS SUNK WASHINGTON dent Roosevelt Friday scoffed at a press conference question about the truth ofrumors that United States navalforces have sunk 42 axis submarines Laughing heartily Mr Roose velt called it a grand a good one he said that it should be included in the presidential papers being edited by his friend and literary collaborator Judge Samuel T Rosenman of New York A Maid in Manhattan A gay new serial by Allen Eppes Starts in this issue of The GlobeGazette Turn to Comic Page IOWA WEATHER CONTINUES COLD Light Snow Flurries Reported Saturday to Get Warmer Weather DES MOINES weath r with light snow flurries con taued in Iowa Friday as com munication companies continued repairs to facilities damagedby northwestIowa6snowstorrnfrtai her in Wetic Temperatures averaged about 5 Jegrees below normal throughout he state and the mercury was ex pected to drop as low as 20 in the northwestFriday night All parts of Iowa are scheduled of freezing weather Friday night with scattered light snow flurries Skies are expected to clear Satur day with warmerweather in the afternoon The high for the state Thursday was 44 degrees at Burlington and the low Thursday night was 25 at Sioux City and Fort Dodge All main highways were opened Thursday The highway commission said driving conditionsare normal ex cept for a few icy spots near Sioux City and curves in that area are being sanded ICKEWCOAL ADMINISTRATOR White House Announces Secretary Designated for New Position WASHINGTON desig nation of Secretary of the Interior Ickes as solid fuels cooidlnator for national defense was an nouncedFriday by the whit house Ickes for some time has been co ordinator of petroleum and now will coordinate fuel problems o all types dunng the current emer gency President Roosevelt in a letter dated Wednesday gave Ickes his additional job There was no exac definition of solid fuels but evi dently they would include coke and to a limited extent wood in additionto coal Mr Roosevelt wrote Ickes that As the defense effort progres ses it becomes incressingly urgen to assure that the supply of solid fuels will be adequate and tha they will be readily available a consuming points when for military industrial and civilian purposes Difficult problems are already arising with respect to their suppl and availability for such uses These proSlems require the ef ficient and carefully coordinatei development production distribu tion utilization transportation an handling ot solid fuels Negotiations With Russia HELSINKI Finland fficial Finnish radio has cireu ated abroad an important state nent of aims which says that Fin ands war with Russia will be nded as soon as the threat ot enevved attack has been removed nd her frontiers made secure A broadcast implied that Fin and would quit fighting once that im was achieved leaving to a eace conference of the dominant sowers sometime in the indefi lite future the filial determination f her new boundaries Interpreting a reference to the peace conference authorita tive Finnish sources said this in no way implied negotiations with soviet Russia An English language broadcast on the Helsinki radio Thursday ncluded extracts from a pam ihlet published by the Central Jnion of Finnish labor orgamza ions which included the follow ng to quote in full the most sig lificant passage Finlands war is purely defen ive and it will come to an end1 as oon as the threat of renewed at ick has been removed and her has been made secure Another extract broadcast Our frontier cannot be finally determined until the coming peace conference This it was explained later re erred to a conference in the in definite future and in no way im plied negotiations with the Rus sians Finnish army correspondents reported further military suc cesses Friday in East Karelia where they said their troops had captured an extensive area stretching northward from Su unnjarvi on the Nurmanjk railroad Crack troops have been badly hit that Familiar Pedestrian at Boone Dies at 87 BOONE Death removec one of Boones most persisten pedestrians Thursday She wa Mrs Esther E Bali 87 who sue climbed at the Iowa Eastern Sta home where she had lived sine 1938 entering from lovva City Sh covered all of Boonc in her walk andwas a familiar sidewalk fig ure RRCOMPANIES ACCEPT RULING FOR PAY BOOST Reluctantly Agree to Wage Increases for Total of CHICAGO Carriers con erence committees representing 11 class 1 railroads in the United Itates announced Friday they had ecided to accept the recommen ations of President Roosevelts act finding board for temporary vage increases for 1250000 rail oad The committees issued the fol iwing statement The carriers conference com mlttees representing eastern western and southeastern rail roads announced Friday that while they are disappointed in the recommendations of the presidents emergency board In their working rules wages and vacation disputes and despite the very heavy burden it im poses upon the railroads of the country they have concluded to accept the boards recommen dations with respect to these issues A full and fair hearing was laid before the presidents emer jency board as provided by law md the committees feel that in his time of national emergency in he interest of national defense and in keeping with the presi dents addressto delegates to the nternational labor office the Joards recommendations should be accepted The board recommended wage actfinding boards report ncreases of 7 per cent for the 150000 operating employes who um 0K seat fa they said The corres pondents said the KuxsUns were defending each village stub bornly Finnish labor spokesmen ai well as government leaders main tain that Finland has no imper ialistic aimsand that the occupa tionof eastern Karelia was a mil itary step calculated to achieve two things 1 Remove the hostilities with their attendant devastation as tar away from Finnish soil as possi ble 2 Destroy Russian bases along the eastern border of Finlaric which they said had served time after time as springboards for at tacks against Finland Man Quickly Indicted in Slaying of Boy 5 MORRISON HI Jor dan 23 a surly exconvict faced a fivecount murder indictmen Friday for the confessed razor blade slaying of 5 year old War ren Snyder at Fulton Monday The county grand jury recalled in special session delib erated less than two hours before returning the indictment Thun day L Weather Report FORECAST MASON CITY Considerable cloudiness with light snow flur ries Friday night lowest tern perature about 24 Northwes winds 2030 miles an hour di minishing night Satur day partly cloudy to fair Warm er in afternoon IOWA Cloudy to partly cloudy and continued chilly with a few scattered light snow llurrie Friday v Partly cloudy to cloudy witii freezing Friday night Sat urday fairand warmer North west winds 20 to 30 miles pc hour diminishing Friday nighl MINNESOTA Cloudy scattcre light snow flurriesand continue cold Friday clearing with harv freeze Friday night Saturday fair and warmer North to north west winds 15 to 25 miles pe hour diminishing IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics Maximum Thursday 29 Minimum Thursday night 27 At 8 a m Friday 28 YEAR AGO Maximum 44 Minimum 23 EXTENDED FORECAST Extended forecast for the periw from 630 p m Friday Nov 7 t p m CST Wednesday Nov 12 Upper Mississippi temperature will average norms or slightly below cold at begin ning rising tend during middle and colder again near end of pe riod Precipitation will averag mostly light occurring as rain an snow principally during latter par of period Pending Price Control Bill acesVeto WASHINGTON ad linistration officials said Friday resident Roosevelt would veto le pending pricecontrol bill hich critics say would permit larp increases in the cost of ag icultural commodi ti es it it cached his desk in the form rec mmendexj by the house banking ommittee At his press conference earlier n the day the chief executive did ot answer questions concerning ilings for farm prices but it was authoritatively that the ills restrictions against estab ishing ceilings for those com modities below the 191929 aver ge were objectionable to the resident They have been criticized by iembersof the committee as an invitation to inflation on the round that they would permit rices for some farm products in luding cotton lamb sugar and orn to rise 20 per cent or more Despite the presidents reported pposition there was no immedi te indication that the committee vould attempt to revise the bill efore it reaches the house floor t has not yet been formally re noited to the house although the janking committee approved il ast Saturday but Chairman Stca all DAla said late Thursday light he hoped to present it Fri ay and to call it up for house de aate next Wednesday or Thursday THORNTON BANK PRESIDENT DIES Albert L Hemming 80 Was Pioneer Resident cent The loWesFpaid now earns 5 06 a day For the 900000 nonoperating workers the board proposed an average increase of 13A per cent They had asked for 30 to 34 cents more an hour They now receive 35 to 85 cents One week vacations with pay were proposed for the nonoperat ng employes with the board also wage increases oj 7i cents an hour for 40000 or more Employes of the railway ex press company Railroad spokesmen estimated it would cost the lines at least a year to put the boards recommendations into effect Chiefs of the five big operating brotherhoods expressed keen dis appointment at the recommenda tions soon after they were made public but spokesmen for the non operating group decided to wait untii Nov 12 before formulating then policy and procedure in the light of the report They have catted a meeting of 1554 genera chairmen of their unions to con sider the report on that date The presidents speech Thursday referred to in the carriers state ment urged workers to stay on the job while the nation was engagcc in its defense efforts Railroad workers have author zed a strike to enforce their de mands but under provisions of the railway labor act they are not per mitted to walk out before Dec 5 30 days after submission the factfinding boards report ON NEUTRALITY Barkley Says Session to Continue Until Ballot on Revisions WASHINGTON sen ate agreed Friday to limit debate on neutrality revision Icgislatioi to 10 minutes for each senatOi after 5 p m eastern standard time and Democratic Leadei Barkley announced the chambe would remain in session until i had reached a vote Barkley proposed the debatt limitation midway in the llth day of debate on administration legislation to permit the arming of merchant ships and allow them to sail into belligerent zones Senator Nye RN Dak speaking in opposition to the bi at the time said he had no objet tion to the arrangement Senator Tydings DMd served notice that he wished t speak for anhour but whe Barkley assured him he would be afforded an opportunity to tal before 5 p m Tydings said h would not object After the debate limitation va agreed upon Barkley simply that the senate will until we obtain a vote GIVES GERMANY YEAR MAYBE TO SPLIT APART Red Premier Speaking 2nd Successive Day Sees Nazi Disaster MOSCOW Joseph talin Friday gave Adolf Hitler maybe a year before Hitlerite Jermany must burst under the veight of her own crimes in an cldress on the 24th anniversary f the bolshevik revolution All Russia was a single fighting camp with ineshaosU bit supplies of manpower Sta lin said adding that Germany counting on the red army crack ing after the first blow badly miscalculated The speech was delivered be ore a military review iti Red quare Stalin contrasted Russia today vith that ot the October revolu ion when Russia had been tripped of the Ukraine the Caucasus central Asia the Urals liberia and the Far East and had icithcr allies army nor arms and acked bread and clothing Today he said Russia has no erious shortage either in food rms or clothing while her re erves ot manpower are inexhaus ible And she has an army navy allies and the sympathy and upport of all peoples of Europe vho have fallen under the yoke of ascist tyranny In the face of this he declared the nazis face sure disaster Germany is bleeding in death her resources giving out Stalin said The German invaders are straining their last forces There ean L Hem ming 80 president of the First State bank died Friday morning at a Hampton hospital of infirmi iesof old age He was a prom nent retired farmer Surviving are his widow daughter Mrs Howard Champion of Brill and three sons Jamfe Ray and Floyd all of Thornton For many years he had been a director of the First State bank The past few years he served as that institutions president He vas a member of the Methodis church He was a longtime mem T of the Farm Bureau Farmers Cooperative society and a cream ery Hemming was an extensive and owner in Grimes ant Pleasant Valley townships He was born near Fostoria Ohio in 1860 and came with his parents to Grundy county when an in fant After some years they movec to Franklin county living at ol hapin now a vanished village In 1872 when he was 12 years old Hemming went to the place when Thornton now stands He cattle for George Wells after whom the town o Wellsburg was named The Hem ming family bought its first land 240 acresof barren prairie foi 515 an acre Later the railroac vent through that sector and land prices rose rapidly ALBERT L HEMMING lowan Receives Medal for Heroism in Navy WASHINGTON sihv life saving medal has been aware ed to Eugene Judson Johnson t Des Moines Iowa a former nav coxswain for rescuing a ship mateJuly 11 1940 the navy an nounced DIES OF INJURIES LE MARS Markus 67 of Sioux City die in a hospital here of injuri which resulted from an aulom bileaccident Sunday lonr time Another few months halfyear one year maybeand Hitlerite Germany must burst under the weight of her own crimes His speech broadcast over the Moscow radio was addressed to soldiers workers collective farm ers and brothers and sisters in he enemy rear who have tempo arily fallen under the yoke of jerman brigands Our glorious men and women guerrillas are disrupting the rear of the German invaders he said On behalf of the soviet gov ernment and our bolshevik party I am greeting and con gratulating you on Ihe an niversary of the great socialist October revolution He continued Today we have to celebrate the anniversary in difficult condi lions We have temporarily lost a number of regions The enemy has appeared he Tore the gates of Leningrad and Moscow The enemy calculated that after the very first blow our army would be dispersed that our coun try would be forced to her knees But the enemy badly miscal culated Despite temporary re verses our army and our navy are heroically beating off the enemy attacks along the whole front in flioting heavy losses on him while sur whole has organized itself as a single fighting camp in order jointly with our army and navy to rout the German invaders Map Salesman Near Left Hook Stage as Result of Questions DES MOINES of those sprightly young persons at tending the Iowa Teachers conven tion here may not realize it but Frank Fowler of Chicago is getting close to the lefthook stage Frank is a map salesman ex hibiting his wares including Eur ope as she used to beat the Iowa Teachers convention I am getting a little weary ot hearing have you changed your map yet today or why dont you invent a rubber Frank confessed It really tries my patience sometimes As a matter of fact he insists maps of Europe are still selling although business in that particu lar line is not as brisk as it might be Geography is more than mere political boundaries he com mented You can change or elim inate every boundary in Europe and still teach geography Besides this thing may last 10 years Are you going to keep the children on the European sidelines all that time Defense Savings SUraps for GUbeGatetto Basbwn effice ;