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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 7, 1942, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NQRTH THJS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE ii ii J li vv M M ONENO 25 CHASE AXIS OUT OF EGYPT 10 PLANTS ARE CLOSEDBYTOOL WORKERSTRIKE Naval Officer Says Nose Dive Threatens Major War Production BULLETIN DETROIT Matthew smith general secretary of Ihe Mechanics Educational Society of America said Saturday Unit 9200 tool and diemakers would end a strike that tied up 15 kev Plants overnight if he rival United Automobile Workers WO would permit eijjht dis charged MESA members to re thEir jobs without pen alty The eight men he said left the plant of the Brings aircraft division Wednesday after four fellowmembers of the had been ejected from the prem ises by members of the UAW CIO with which Briggs has a contract DETROIT strike in volving an estimated 8000 tool and die makers closed at least 10 plants in Detroit Saturday and a high naval ordnance officer said that production of major war plants would begin taking a nose dive pretty soon if the stoppage continues More than iialf the Detroit membership of the Independent Mechanics Educational Society of America which afforded a nucleus for the new Confeder ated Unions of America partici pated Friday and Friday night in a series of walkouts des cnbed by Matthew Smith Mesa as a labor holiday n protest against acts of tiic nval united Automobile Work ers f Smith predicted the rest of the voit mcmbcs estimat ed at between 3000 and 7000 also would strike He called a of the societys national adminis tialive council in Cleveland Satur day to decide whether the stop page would be extended to Clove land where the union claims Defeat in PellMell Race FronTBrltish 9WVAOWW m Captured in SWeep plants allcaclv ntlecled included the Michigan Tool Iom SSSiWTh out the fino Tap and Tool company 600 men affected KashKelvina tor corporation with 500Enreka Vacuum c 400 Enterprise Machine Parts 250 WafsonRose Manufacturing company Law Tool company Greenfield Tap and IKe com company and the Ot Aircra attacks atlhc BEGIN RATIONING LIQUOR IN IOWA Curtis Announces Start of Limit Program DES MOINES liquor rationing program has been put r plants could not wthout the malerialtM p Pled by the tool and die plants d snn r ilk 1 wcll feesii iakmff a nose Iive cant Produce without them In Washington the war thc wo med mediator he labor said strife between 0 lhC MESA to the walkouts said could disrupt the mto operation in Iowa M L Cur tis chairman of the liquor control commission announced Saturday individual permit holders who bona fide residents of Iowa will be allowed up to 12 quarts of whisky and distilled spirits per month but nly rour fuaits t cither gin or rum In other words Curtis said a customer may purchase quarts of gin or rum and an addi tional eight quarts of whisky iNonresident permit holders will be allowed four quarts of whisky and distilled spirits per month and in addition one quart of sin or one quart of rum Curtis said rationing was Badgers and Hawks Battle 00 at End of 1st Period Game Played Before 30000 Homecoming Fans at Iowa City THE LINEUPS IK IT LG C rr m fir QB LH nil Hanztik Baumann Schrpincr Wink Hin HmkitK liirdcr IOWA defeated Wisconsins un Badgers and thc Iowa ram cominued for any extended time In Boston UAW Internationa h the holiday as a further indi ption of his Smiths c irresponsibilily both toward the war cfiort and toward his own membership able to pureliase onlv 70 ucr cent as much per month from d lis hi pa bCm 3bIC to gct in Baby Born in Air Raid Test Is Named Alert BALTIMORE son was born to Mr and Mrs Rossa Mc Giady during Baltimores first surprise air raid alert Friday Proud Papa McGrady an aircraft wnMrk his offspring oud be named Alert McGrady 1 2 3 Wisconsin P Iowa Program Planned on Civilian Defense civilian defence piogvam will be presented at the community ian Monda c The Misses Eleanor Ruka Donna Daughn Marie Schmidt Pearson and Mabel Schuldt tcach and fhfI Lake thiee teachers in Amster township will present their p pi Is in the program Special musi cal numbers will be given by local GIRL 17 DISAPPEARS MARENGO OPjLeona May Dodd 1 year old farm girl has disappeared her father Leo Dodd Hawkeyes battled to a 0 to 0 tie at the end of the first period in a game played Saturday afternoon before 30000 homecoming fans FIRST PERIOD Harder took the kickqff on tiic 10 handed it to Hirschwho was spilled on the 29 was smacked hard on the line Harder found a hole at tackle and made a fhst down on the 41 Yelton hit Hirsch for a three yard loss Hoskins was Brought down by Barbour for a yard loss Hirsch was thrown by Farmer and Parker back en thc 0 Baumanns kick was taken by T Curran on the Iowa 30 and re turned to the 42 lost two Stnuss made a yard Stauss bucked for Harder took Youcls kick on t he Wisconsin 14 and returned to thc 2o quickkicked out of bounds on Iowas 26 made a yard Curran skirted end for six Harder took Youels kick on thc 15 and returned to the 29 Wisconsin Harder broke llrghnackle and Dipped on the On the fourth play Curran re line for four Youel wenl to thc Badger 47 on an end run Farmer tumbled and recovered on the line Youel punted out of bounds on the 10 made six on an end run Baumanns kick rolled out of bounds on the Iowa 38 failed to gain Slauss bucked for four Barbour dropped Farmers pas on thc 25 Hirsch took Youels kick on the 1and was dropped on the M Wisconsin H i r s c h broke through to the 30 fumbled and Harder picked it up and was hit on the 37 Barbour hit Harder atcr a two yard gain as the quarter ended with the score Iowa o Wisconsin 0 SECOND PERIOD Uknes went in for Stauss at full back Burkctt rcplarpd Barbour in the Iowa line Cocked doun Winks pass to Schreincr lo Harder was in REDS ADVANCE IN STALINGRAD Throw Nazis From 2 Fortified Positions MOSCOW red army threw thc Germans from two fortified positions in a factory area of Stalingrad Saturday and held firmly from the Arctic to the deep Caucasus against uazi ef forts to cnnk the defense lines Greyuniformed dead continued to pile up before Stalingrads gunpits The Russians wore re ported to have hardcd out heavy punishment to the invaders on the Black sea and JCalchiJc Urdznomkidzc fronts About a company of Gerinai infantry fell before the counter attacking red army troops at Stalingrad thc noon communique said FEAR STAGE IS BEING SET FOR SECOND FRONT Hilversum Radio Says British Aim to Take North African Ports NEW YORK fXP Axis am neutral reports that a mighty al lied fleet has put out from Gi braltar in a mysterious cxpeditioi into the Mediterranean were capped Saturday by an open Ger man expression of fear that the united nations were setting thc stage a second front in Eur ope All allied sources have been si lent on these reports which began in thc past week with a dispatch from Li Linea Spain that 120 war vessels and other ships hat assembled at Gibraltar and pyra mided Saturday into these devel opments 1 A broadcast by the nazicon Irolled radio at Hilversum that there is no doubt in Berlin that the British aim is to capture North African ports in order t set up u second front from there 2A broadcast from Berlin circulated the idea that a convoy battle already was in progress jr the eastern Mediterranean in volving a very strong British convoy from Gibraltar bound foi adestination about which vari ous suppositions have been pu forward1 Tlie German method of pre senting this perhaps on a fish ing expedition war to lay it on foreign reports which have not appeared from any other source and say that military quarters in Berlin declined to discuss them 3 Axis reports said the con voy covered by a heavy um brella of planes left GibraUar Thursday and included trans ports freighters and tankers un der a big naval escort including the British battleship Rodney This conflicted however with advices from La Linea which said that the Rodney two Weather Report of near Marengo old police FINAL Ohio State Pitt turned Baumanns Jo to the 44 sliced punt from the into the FINAL Phil Harris and Band of 25 Pieces Enlists in Maritime Service LOS ANGELES WfOrchcsira Leader Phil Harris and his entire piece band enlisted in the mari time service Harris said that hereafter thc money he receives from his S70 000 a year contract for a 30 min ute appearance on the Jack Bcnnv radio program would be con tributed to the Merchant Seamen relief Harris like Rudy Vallce who recently joined the coast guard as a bandmaster will continue his radio performances Somewhat warm er Saturday afternoon and night Lowest temperature Sun day morning 28 IOWA Occasional very light rain southeast and extreme south portions Saturday night and Sunday forenoon not much change in temperature No decided change m temperature Saturday night and Sunday forenoon except slightly warmer northwest and extreme southeast portions IN7 MASON CITY GlobeGazette wpalhcr statistics Maximum Friday Minimum Friday night At 8 a m Saturday YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 39 26 28 29 27 ers two aircraft carriers and number of destroyers and aux liary vessels still were at the British stronghold where t w o ransports arrived from thc At lantic Friday Thc additional transports this report said were believed to have jut in at Gibraltar to take aboard troops for the Mediterranean La Linea advices said that the aircraft carrier Argue five heavy cruisers 27 destroyers and 24 mer chantmen including several tank ers had sailed through the strait into the Mediterranean and that two big tankers and three destroy ers left later to join thc convoy 5 A report from Algcciras Spain said authorities at Gibraltar had confiscated all barges pon toons and scows privately owned and according to the Spanish Ciira Agancycn British forces had re hearsed landing maneuvers on thc shore beneath the fortress 6 Other Spanish reports Friday added two more British and several United States destroy ers to thc naval might reported gathering in the Gibraltar harbor and said more United States de stroyers were expected there 7 Fourengined bombers n cliiding at least five flying fort resses were mentioned as taking British Reported to Be Piling Up Axis Troops at Frontier of Libya By LEON KAV Ar efchlli army has driven iNaishal Krwin Rommels battered main forces back to the western edge oi Egypt and is piling them tip at the Egyptian Ltbyan frontier reports from the westward driving allies said Saturday y Reports from the buttle said that the bulk of the survivors of Rommels nazi units have heen located at on Tles CSt Ailmcin n the escarpment at Sollum 20 miles farther west and at the junction of the coastal road and Halfaya HcHfirc pass on the frontier ne axis torccs in the frontier zone were under terrific boniljaramcnt which started Friday night Many direct hits were scored on Rommels motor transport upon which he is dependent for making any further withdrawal Ten big fires were started in the encampment zone at eight at Hail ay a and two on the Sollum escarpment Nazis Report Rommel May Be Prisoner By UMTED PRESS the convoy off in relays to escort through the strait A dispatch from thc German controlled Scandinavian telegraph bureau observed that it was quite unnecessary to mas such to reinforce Gibraltars own de fense and suggested that it was being made the springboard for a new united nations drive The Reuters correspondent in anglers reported thc expectation of axis sources there that the war would spread soon to French ter ritory in Africa with allied land ings in French Morocco or Dakar It Is emphasized however hat he characteristic and note worthy fighting methods nf thc German military leadership in Africa involve also thc possibil ity of General Uommcl being taken prisoner as haniicnctl be fore to Gen Lmlwic Critcwell and now to Gen Kilter von Thoma That was a sweeping suggestion o be made by any axis radio hose broadcasts are under strin gent government supervision and used almost entirely for prop janda It was considered possible lowcver that Germany might be 10 lull the allies into overconfidencc by suggesting the capture of her desert fox Thc question what will Rom nel do now which in view of he north African developments vas being generally asked with jrcalest anticipation was ans verccl to thc transoccan news igcncy Friday evening by com petent military quarters only ji an uncertain and suggestive man ner radio Berlin said Competent military quarters here claim to have reccivedno further reports on fifrhlhif de velopments in north Africa aside Announcements in Fridays German army bulletin Then thc arnounccr reviewed the campaign recalled that Rom mel last year after being driven to Al Agheila by the British sud denly turned and drove them to within 80 miles of Alexandria On the other hand it said these military circles refuse to make any predictions or utter any speculations as to thc next possible developments in Africa Test Oil Shaft at Fairfield Reaches Depth of 100 Feet FAIUFIELD fTi JcffcriOn countys first oil test Avis Effort to Rally Is Crushed By KOGEK D GREENE Associated Press War Editor Britains victorious Egyptian armies were reported to have cap tured or trapped 100000 Ger man and Italian troops Saturday crushed a desperate axis attempt to rally Lnd swept across the des ert toiviiid the Libyan frontier 1 v More ban twothirds of thc otal axis forces of 110000 troops were said lo have been eliminated from the bailie with he Itritish in swift pursuit of the broken army Notre Dame Army PORTRAIT PRESENTED of lit btate University of Iowa col egc of law Friday night presented to thecollege an oil portrait of Prof Roilin M Perkins who h commemorating his 25th year on the Iowa faculty Axis propagandists obviously disheartened by the rout of thc axis armies in north Africa inti mated Saturday that Field Marshal Erwin Rommel the axis com mander and favorite of Adolf Hit ler may have been taken prisoner by the British Radio Berlin coneHided a long review of thc Egyptian situation with the remark A British communique said 20 000 axis troops had already been captured along with 350 tanks and 400 guns Six Italian divisions were reported cut off without food or water meekly waiting to surrender The crack Italian Trieste and Bologna divisions were reported among iho beleaguered fascists waiting to be picked up vhcn thc British coufcl get around to them The advance of the eighth army continues British headquarter announced Latest dispatches sail British armored columns had mw push ed beyond Matruh I04 miles west of thc old El Alamein bat tlefronl While British reports pictured the Germans as retreating west of Matruh nazi field headquarters asserted that the battle was con tinuing with great fierceness east of the coastal loivn The Italian command devoted only one brief paragraph to the struggle fight continued Friday in trie icgion cast of Matruh Violent axis counter aitacks unused Iicavv losses to enemy armored col umns cut Gen B I Montgom ery s field headquarters said British troops xvcrc moppinr up abandoned Italian divisions left behind by the fleeing Ger man panzers in thc southern sector of Ihc balllc area Six Italian divisions totaling perhaps 80000 troops were re ported left in thc lurch by their nazi comrades with their com munications cut and facing anni nilation or surrender Remnants of the panzer army attempted to hold our advance on the fuka escarpment the Brit command announced but after vigorous attacks by our armored forces they were driven further west Meanwhile speculation arose on Uie possibility of in allied sca M1m bome tmust lo block the escape to determine whether commercial Rommels drilling is feasible i uaueicu forces in thi area reached a depth of 100 feet Fri day according to W Hayes of Independence Kans mpcr visor of thc job Hayes said it mav be two weeks before results ol the test are available Thc test shaft is being sunk on the farm of Guy Fry near here Buy War Savings Bonds and iUr GobcGazctc The German radio reported thai a large allied convoy from Gibraltar was steaming through Mediterranean on a mysteri ous mission and axis circles con jectured that they mlRhl be sail ing for some poinl in perhaps lo make a landing on the Libyan coast Without confirmation from any united nations source axis reports said 12o British warships and oth Norrhwesrern Illinois ;