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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 15, 1941, Mason City, Iowa DEPARTMENT Qf HJSTOSY AMO ARCHIVES OES NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME V VOL XLVIII ASSOCIATED HUESB AJfD UNITED PRESS FULL LEASED WIRES rive CENTS A con THI NEWSMHR THAT MAXES NORTH IOWANS NEICHIOU HOME EDITION MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY NOVEMBER 151941 MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT TWS PAPEB CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 32 OPHERS DEFEAT HAWKEYES 3413 PHTY POWER OF MINNESOTA JRGES AHEAD i f i j Biermans Team Keeps IM1 Up Record of Straight Wins This Season TOW A CITY Minnesotas mighty Gophers rolled over the Iowa Hawkeyes Saturday after oon by a score 34 to 13 The Jawks made the first touchdown f the gameand fought valiantly were overpowered by the eavyMinnesotans I The Gophers entered the game yith a streak of 15 straight wins Their last defeat was at the hands lf Ipiya in 1939 when Coach An ilersohs Iron Men beat Minne Jiota 13 to 9 A crowd estimated at between and 45000 saw the contest FIRST PERIOD Capt Bill Diehl of Iowa won the toss the Hawkeyes electing to receive i returned Daleys kick off from the five to the 31 Pukema of Minnesota was injured on the play He ws replaced by Billman at right guard Green around his right end theIowa 41 Tertes pinched left guard for three yards 6out the Hawks took a five yard Upenalty for back field fa motion I Green told a flat pass fromFarmer Wand wasstopped on the Iowa 33 Tr Farmers kick went out of bounds oh the Gopher 22 got a yard t left tackled Sweiger was lumped for a yard loss by Diehl hit hard Nazis Claim UBoat Victory in Mediterranean arotmc light end to the 25 Mertes picked i up a first down on the 23 Mertes on an end run was hitby Gar naas oh the 13 Jifvf1 Odson replaced Lichner at right for hil around left end to the five a nine yard gain for a first down Mertes rhit through left guard to thefour yard line Green tore around let I end Higgins hit him on the goal M line but he went over for a touch I downIowa 6 Minnesota 0 Farm A placekick was good Iowa 7 0 j It was exactly six minutes i Plunkett went in at quarter back for Minnesota Garnaas took Diehls kick on the fiveand returned it to the Gopher slipped be hind the line for a three yard loss Coupee and Diehl hit Higgins on the line hard Daley picked up a yard at left guard Sweiger out re placed by Plunkett Higgins got off a poor kick Farmer downing V it on the Iowa 38 Hawks were penal ized five yards off side Green was spilled by Daley back on the 23 Plunkett replaced Sweiger Higgins took Farmers kick on his own 35 and was hit by Parker on the 42 got a yard on a reverse Daley smacked througn the center to the 46 Iowa took time out Smith and Sweiger re placed Higgins and Plunkett for Minnesota Green knocked Smiths pass inthe airand Garnaas caught it on theIowa20and was knocked down on the 17 Daley got a yard into the line Sweiger on a re verse picked up two to the 14 Smith hit center to the 12 Gar naas took Smiths pass on the three Daley scored through his own left guardGarnaas kick was good Iowa 7 Minnesota 7 Daleys kick went out of bounds the Hawks taking over on the 35 Minnesota was off side and Ipwa got the ball on their own 40 Mertes on an end run was knocked out of bounds on the midfield stripe good for a first doivn Green tried the opposite end and swept down to the Gopher 38 Mertes was hit on trie line Far mer back to pass couldnt find a receiver and got as far as the line of scrimmage on the return Far mers pass to Parker was incom plete Farmers kick went out of bounds on the Gopher five a fake punt Sweiger picked up three as the first quarter ended Minnesota Itwm 7 On anotner fake punt Sweiger punched through the 11 Smith went around his right end and cut up the center of the field for 31 yard Jaunt to the Gopher 43 Smith got five through right tackle Daley found a hole in the the Iowa line and drove lo the Iowa 43 Iowa was penalized five yards lor being off side Daley cut through left tackle and was knocked out of bounds on the 10 But rthe Gophers took a fifteen yard penalty to their own 48 for iblding Burkett hit Sweigec after a three yard gain around left end Anderson took Smiths pass on the 34 and was knocked out of bounds on the 22 Daley on a reverse went through right tackle and over for a touchdown Minnesota 13 Iowa 7 Garnaas place kick was wide Pascka who went into the Minnesota line kicked off for Minnesota The ball was taken by Burkett on the 25 and returned to the 38 hit through left guard to the 43 but he fumbled and Baumgartnerrecovered for Minnesota pass to Baum gartner was incomplete Daley on a reverse went through to the 24 Smith picked up fouraround end Smith got a yard at center Daley on another to the 13 for a first down Stauss replaced Couppee in the Iowa back field Daley went over center to the eight Daley got two more to the six Garnaas fumbled on the nine and Burkett recovered for Iowa ending the scoring threat swept his right end to the 19 Couppee went back in replacing Stauss who was in jured Higgins replaced Smith in the Minnesota backfieldMer tes was trapped back of the line but brushed away three tacklers and got to the 21 Green on a reverse was hit by Garnaas on the 23 Iowa took time out Green being injured on the play Stauss replaced Green Mertes took Farmers pass on the Iowa 45 took a few steps fumbledthe ball and Couppee picked it up and rambledfor a touchdowns Iowa 13 Minnesota 13 Farm ers place kick was wide Iowa13 Minnesota 13 DieWs kickwas downed by Gar naas on the 26 Iowa was off side and had to kick over from the 35 Diehl kicked out of bounds on the Minnesota 47 hit Smith on the 49 Daley punched into the Iowa left guard to Iowas 47 Garnaas oh a reverse went to the 43 Green replaced in the Ipiva lineup Sweiger picked up six yards and a first down on an end sweep Daley hit center to the 25 and another first down Daley picked up five more at left end Sweiger smashed through to the iO another first down Sweiger Tied the middle of theHawkeye ine for two yards Sweiger was lit on the line and Iowa was pen alized five yards off sideSmith prokethrough to the three for a first and goal Daley hit center for a touchdown Minnesota 19 Iowa 13 Garnaas kick was good Min nesota 20 Iowa 13 Higgins and Lauterbach placed Smith and Sweiger for Minnesota Mertes took Garnaas kick on the five returned to tb 30 and fumbled with Fitch of Min nesota recovering Couppee hi Higgins on the line Paschkas at tempted field goal was far short Iowa taking over on the 20 Farm ers pass to Green was incomplete Parker went into theIowa lineup at end Farmers pass to Green again went incomplete pass was again no good Farme kicked to Higgins on the Gophe 25 and it was returned to thi Iowa 25 as the halfended Min nesota 20 Iowa 13 THIRD PERIOD Sweiger took Diehls kick on the 15 and was hit by Walker on thi 32 got to the 3i through center Sweiger got to th 41 on a reverse Couppee was hur on the play and was replaced b Trickey Daley punched to the 43 just missing a firstdown Sweige got a first down on the 44 Burket hits Sweiger on the line Daley go through theline and wenttoth Iowa 40 where Mertes stoppei him Daley made two Parker stoppe Daley on the 36Couppee returne to the Iowa backfieldHiggins re placed Smith in the Gopher back field Higgins kick went out bounds on the Iowa 12 was forced out o bounds on the 17 after an end run Mertes was hit by Paschfca onth 27 giving the Hawks a first down Farmer was hit by Fitch oehin the line for a two yard loss Coup pee was injured again and was re placed by Trickey Green failed to gain on an at tempted end run Higgins took Farmers kick o his own 39 and was hit by Parki on the Gopher 47 swept wic around left end cut up field to th iwa 37 Higgins took a lateral for vo yards On a reverse Garnaas icked up a yard Daley went to he 28 Daley plowed into the line the 26 for a first down Sweiger on a reverse fumbled ith Burkett of Iowa pouncing on he ball on the 29 Plunkett and mith went into the Minnesota ackfield Green covered five ards on an end run to the 34 ertes lost four Bob Smith re laced Levy for Minnesota Green picked up four yards at nd Garnaas took Farmers kick n the 25 and was stopped on the owa 47 by Trickey Daley faked reverse and went to the 37 aley got two more by the same ethod Garnaas smashed through o the 29 Daley got three to the 6 Diehl was injured and Frye eplacedhim at center for Iowa Smith knifed through left tackle the 12 but the Gophers were et back by a 15 yard holding enalty to the 41 Smiths pass to rarnaas was incomplete Smith ack to pass was smeared by Talker and Urban on the midfield tripe Garnaas kicked out of ounds on the Iowa two Iowa Farmers kick was taken y Smith on the 35 and the Sopher back returned it to the owa 19 as the third quarter nded Third Minnesota 20 Iowa 3 FOURTH PERIOD Smiths pass was incomplete nother pass by Smith was in omplete Walker hit Smith on the ine Higgins replaced Smith for Minnesota Sweiger replaced lunkett for Minnesota Garnaas itempted field goal was wide Jreen was forced out of bounds Series took Farmers pass on the 6 and was hit on the spot Farm rs punt went out of bounds on he Gopher 44 Vollenweider replaced Green in owa backfield Higgins got six hrough center Higgins broke brough to the 39 Daley made hree Sweigaf ofC went oihe 26 and a first down Higgins ot another first down on the 16 plunged to the 12 Higgins made it to the three Daley was lit hard on the line Ankeny re ilaced Trickey in Iowa back field lunkett replaced Daley for Min nestoa Higgins out raced three owa tacklers around left end for i touchdown Minnesota 26 Iowa 3 Gamaas kick was good Min nesota 27 Iowa 13 Paschkas kick was taken by Vollenweider on the goal line and he returned to the 27 Iowa Burkett took Farmers pass on the 34 and Flick hit him on the 44 Parker was injured and vas replaced by Maher Plunkett dropped Fanner for a two yard oss Maher took Farmers pass on the 48 Farmers pass to Mertes was incomplete Farmers punt went out of bounds on the Goph ers 37 Gamaas went to the 44 on a reverse Sweiger punched through to the Iowa 45 and a first down Sweiger got five more through the line Frye hit Gar naas on the line Sweiger faked a reverse and broke through to the 28 Sweiger duplicated it for yards Sweiger again found a hole and sicked up a first down on the 17 on arevcrse went around left end and ran over for a touch down unmolested Minnesota 33 Iowa 13 Garnaas place kick was good Minnesota 34 owa 13 THE LINEUPS Minnesota Filch j Wildunj LE Parks LT Walker LG Curl Mickc Diehl PuVtms RG Anderson RT Otto Ringer BE Burkett Gamaas Higgtas LK Farmer Sweiger RH Mtrtes FB Green STATE BRITISH BATTLESHIP IS HITBYTORPEDO Germans Assert Warship Malaya Badly Damaged u Attack by Subs BERLIN high com mand claimed Saturday that nazi submarines making a heavy as sault upon the British western Mediterranean fleet sank the air craft carrier Ark Royal heavily damaged the 31UOOton battleship Malaya and damaged other Brit ish warships The high commandcredited the attack to two submarines under the command of Lieut Corns Franz Georg Reschke and Freid rich Guggenherger A special communique re vealed for the first time that German submarines have rein forced the Italian undersea craft operating in Ine mediterranean The high command said the submarines scored a great suc cess in their attack upon the British fleet The admiralty in London an nounced Friday the loss of the 22000 ton Ark Royal No mentioin was made of attacks or damage to any other warship either by the admiralty or correspondents aboard the Ark Royal and escort ing destroyers In the British ac counts there was no indication that more than one torpedo was fired 3 The that the hit so heavily it had tobe towed into Gibraltar harbor The communique said The German navy has achieved a new great success Submarines attacked in the western Mediter ranean a formation of British warships Two submarines under the command of Lieutenant Com manders Reschke and Guggenher ger sank the aircraft carrier Ark loyal and damaged the battleship VTalaya so heavily that it had to be towed into Gibraltar harbot Other British units also were hit by torpeodes The aircraft carrier ArkRoyal on Sept 26 1939 had been already heavily damaged during an air attack After repairs however it was pat Into service again The Brit ish admiralty has admitted this loss The high commands mention of the air attack on the Ark Royal was a reference to the first occa the first month of the which Berlin claimed that the Ark Royal was claim repeated on various occasions by axis propagandists It was noted that only Thursday the British ministry of informa tion released photographs of the Malaya as good as new leaving New York harbor after extensive repairs The Malaya entered New York for repairs last March The date of her return to service wasnt announced The Malaya is oneof the older British battleships She went into service in March 1915 but has been given repeated overhauling and modernizing The ship carries a normal complement of about 1500 officers and men BULLETINS PITTSBURGH university defeated Mississippi State 16 to 0 Saturday before 30010 fans at Forbes field to close its season undefeated and untied CAMBRIDGE Mass vard the comeback king of the Ivy league defeated its ancient rival Brown Saturday by a 23 to 7 score SYRACUSE N Y cuse and Colgate traditional ri vals played to a 19 to 19 tie Sat urday NEW YORK scored in every period Saturday to de feat New York university 45 toO COLUMBUS Ohio State came from behind in the second half to defeat a plucky Illinois team 12 to 7 in a west em conference game played before 41554 fans Saturday Weather Report FORECAST MASON CITY Fairto partly cloudy Saturday and Sunday not much change in tempera ture Lowest temperature Sat urday night 30 IOWA Fair to partly cloudy Sat urday through Sunday some what warmer Saturday contin ued mild Saturday night and Sunday MINNESOTA Partly cloudy Sat urday through Sunday warmer Saturday slightly cooler Sun day and north and central por tions Saturday night IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics Maximum Friday 46 Minimum Friday night 35 At 8 a m Saturday 40 YEAR AGO Maximum n Minimum 3 COWHAND HELD IN SLAYING Officers Learn Victim Was Shot Not Beaten as Dewolf Had Claimed MINNEAPOLIS OJR Detec ives Saturday resumed question ng Dewolf cowhand who confessed slaying his companion in Nebraska Authorities questioned Dewolf further when they learned the victim was shot and not beaten to death as Dewolf claimed Police were informed by au horitics at Crawford Nebr thai Robert House 21 was shot to death Dewolf insisted however that he beat House with an auto mobile crank Dewolt said House reached for gun during an argument over he purchase of automobile tires They were enroute to northern Minnesota from a Wyoming ranch when the slaying occurred near Crawford last month Dcwolf was arrested here Thursday This picture of the British battleship Malaya reported Saturday to have been damaged by the Germans was made as the warship made its way out of New York har bor where it had been for repairs NOT OVER 3 ON ARK ROYAL LOST Observer Says Aircraft Carrier Toppled Over Like a Tired Child LONDON Lord of the Admiralty A V Alexander announced Saturday that the Ioss of life aboardthegreataircraft carrier Ark Royal would not be more than two or three men Earlier Saturday the a d miralty had said only 18 men out of the full crew of 1600 of ficers and men aboard the big carrier were missing after she was torpedoed and sunk In the mediterranean She sank Friday vithin sight of Gibraltar hav ing toppled over like a tired child in the words of one ob server Alexanders announcement was made at Liverpool where she took part in the opening of the citys warship week with a declaration that the British would avenge the Arjc Royals destruction He said he had just received word that the loss of life would be not more than two or there men despite the admiraltys earlier larger estimate So smoothly did the navy rally around the mammoth vessel when it was decided to abandon ship that a marine lieu tenant sliding to safety on a de stroyer commented This is a luxury torpedoing1 The Ark Royal submarine which blasted a huge hole in her side went down 25 miles from Gibraltar An officer on a destroyer which stood by until the end said the carrier listed 35degrees to star board just before she sank We realized she was finished1 he said She toppled over like a tired child her stern reared up for a momentthen gently slid beneath the waves The sinking was witnessed by the skeleton crew which had gone back aboard the Ark Roy al in an effort to start her en gines again and by the crews of escorting vessels f The majority of the crew al ready had been taken to Gibraltar hut some of her officers were on board a ship in the vicinity A Reuters correspondent who was aboard the Ark Royal when she was torpedoed described her last moments and told of the sad ness which swept through the sailors as There was a stunned silence among those of her officers in the rescue ship when they were told gently by another officer that she had sunk the corresponded reported Barkley Recbvers Following Collapse Tenn Alben W Barkley D Ky who collapsed at the conclusion of an address here Friday night was re covered Saturday and planned to leave aboard an American Airlines plane for Louisville Ky where h has a speaking engagement U S to Start Arming Ships Next Week WASHINGTON Actual arming of American merchant ships is expected to get under way next week in busy shipping cen ters along the Atlantic coast Trained gun crews and scores of three four and five inch weapons as well as 50 caliber machine guns have been col lected at unidentified strategic centers by the navy to be mounted on cargo vessels as rapidly as they come into port The work will start immediately after Mr Roosevelt signs into law the neutrality act revision mea sure passed by the house Thurs day to authorize American mer chant ships to go anywhere in the world under protection of their own flags and guns The bill prob ably will reach the president Mon day or Tuesday The size of the vessels will de termine the size of armament they receive Some of the largest and most modern ships on the dangerous runs across the North Atlantic will be equipped with five inch dual purpose guns Others will have only regular five inch weapons supplemented by the machine guns for antiaircraft protection Many of the older or more lightly constructed vessels will have to be partly rebuilt in order to equip them with em placements strong enough to support the burden of the wea pon and shock of firing Other ships built in recent years tinder directionof the maritime commission have mounts already available and guns can be fixed UMW AND STEEL CHIEFS CONFER OVER TROUBLES Contracts in Captive Coal Mines to Expire at Midnight Saturday WASHINGTON 8 John U Lewis announced alter a three hour conference with steel indus try officials Saturday that truce preventing a strike in the industrys captive coal mines would expire at midnight There remained however a chance ot settlement before a shutdown could become effective Monday The conferees arranged meet again Sunday at 11 a m although there was no sign that either side was in clined to give way on the is sue United Mine Workers demand or a union shop in the captive mines Leaving the hotel worn con ference Lewis UMW president said that the working agreement under which the mines had been operated for the last few weeks would expire at midnight The Sunday holiday furnished an additional day of grace for further conferences Whether or not the negotia tions prevent a threatened strike affecting 53000 captive mine workers Monday highly placed democratic members of congress declared that a showdown was imminent on legislation to pre vent stoppages of work essential to defense Those legislators said they would demand on Monday to know when corrective measures wouldbe con in place with only minor ments adjust It was considered probable that some armed merchantmen would be at sea within a week or 10 days ALVIN DEWOLF in Slaying 15 Men to Be Assigned to Each Gun Put on U S Merchant Ships NEW HAVEN Conn The navy recruiting station disclosed Saturday that 15 gunners will be assigned to each gun placed aboard an American Each crew it merchant vessel was said will be commanded by a chief petty of ficer STEINHARDT IS SAFE IN PLANE British and Russians Also in Party Which Made Landing in Baku LONDON British an nouncement indicated Saturday hat a BritishUnited SlatesRus sian party of 12 including Laur ence A Steinhardt U S ambas sador to Moscow landed safely Thursday at the Caspian port of 3aku on a flight from Kuibyshev Russia Concern had been felt for its safety since the start of the week with rough weather indicated over its route to the south The ministry of information which made the announcement identified the aircraft only as a lane carrying Sir Walter Monck ton chief of the middle east infor mation service who has offices at Cairo Egypt Telegrams earlier to the Brit ish legation at Teheran Iran lowever indicated that Stein hardt Maxim Litvinoff Russian ambassadordesignate to Wash ington Mohamed Saed Iranian ambassador to Moscow and two American correspondents Alice Moats and Quentin Reynolds were among members of the party accompanying Monckton Mrs Steinhardt and her daughter arrived at Istanbul Thursday from Sweden on a trip to rejoin the ambassador Teheran is a scheduled stop on the flight fromthe soviet capital Steinhardt planned to go from there to Lisbon An informed British source said the information ministry would make no further comment on the progress of the plane for reasons of security Report Nazis to Put Pressure on Finland NEW YORK Broadcasting System Saturday quoted the British radio that Josel Terboven reichs commissar for Norway and Arthur SeyssInquart reichs commissar for Holland have left for Finland to bring pressure on the Finnish government Minnesota ilowa FINAL Prisoner Hitchhikes Police IOLA Kans A hitch hiking prisoner whod just es caped from a street gang was exulting in his good luck at catch ing another his bene factors introduced themselves One was Police Chief Harry Gardner the other Sheriff Beatty out for a spin They gave him a miles back to jail 1 Notre Dame Northwtern FINAL sidered in the house If no com mitment is forthcoming one de claredexisting machinery would be set in motionto hring the mat ter before the members quickly In the meantime the mine workers policy committee sched uled a meeting with Lewis and other UMW conferees at 3 p m EST Saturday and Lewis de clared the mine workers will re port no progress io their policy committee The steel executives are maintaining their open shop al titude he said and the mine workers representatives have advised them that we have no authority to execute an open shop agreement In opposition and contrary to the previous union shop agreement In the entire industry if Benjamin Fairless of United Stales Steel corporalion said the question of whether the mines would operate after midnight had not been discussed at Saturdays meeting The president has said that coal production shall continue and we are agreeable to that A short time before the con ference broke up President Roose velt conferred with Secretary Stimson and Major General C Richardson commander of the third army corps with headquar ters at Birmingham Ala in the center of one captive mine dis trict President Roosevelt has said he was obligated to see that steel mills get the coal they need to keep metal moving lo defense in dustries and there has been a general expectation that if the mines closed the army would move in Captive mines employing 53000 men operate principally in Pennsylvania Ala bama and West Virginia with some in Kentucky and Illinois Tlie two cronps conferred as they had late Friday In the light of President Roosevelts declaration hat H was his in disputable obligation lo net hat the steel mills get the coat ihry need lo fill defense orders The 200member UMW commit tee recessed until late Saturday without action John L Lewis president of the Miners union said after the policy meeting that he had reported in formally to the union delegates from all coal fields in the on Mr Roosevelts request for an agreement which will keep pro duction going But at Mine Workers headquar ters frequent references were made lo contract provisions that upon expiration of a working agreement miners have no right to go upon company property A truce extending the contract for the captive coal mines will expire at midnight Saturday unless an extension should be ordered by the policy committee Benjamin Fairless of the Unit ed States Steel corporation im FINAL Iowa State Drake FINAL Pittsburgh Nebraska FINAL Purdue Wisconsin ;