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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 21, 1940, Mason City, Iowa HARLON E K 1ST MEW 4 ART OCPT of COM NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOLXLVn ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS FULL LEASED WIRES FIVE PENIS A COPY MASON CITY LTHI BRIGHT SPOT MASON CITY IQWA THURSDAY NOVEMBER 21 1940 TUIS PAPER CONSISTS Of TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 36 4 IOWANS DIE GREEK FORCES 32 States Return Fervent DntiHi cnnc nr1 x ucuuvsiui Peace KtAliH tUbt Ur iUnmenaced by Bomb Raids ITALIANSBASE Koritza Is Besieged Fascists in Resistance 1 Argirocastro Zone Weak common ATHENS forces werereported to have reached the j outskirts of the besieged Italian base city of Koritza in Albania Thursday morning it if At the same time in the coast al sector of tho fighting zone Greek columns were said to be marching rapidly on another im portant Italian base Argirocas tro also In Albania Italian resistance in that zone was reported tohave collapsed almost totally Latest information from the front said the Greeks were vvitnin six miles of Aignocastio ulncn H said to lank equally with in sliategic value It was on these two cilics that the Italians had based thcu into Gieece Huge ttoies of v ai mateiiaK had been assembled HI President Roosevelt like mil lions ofother citizens fell in with he mellowed custom ot a family Holiday cuurch serv ices a quiet home dinner and hours of friendly talk Mr and airs Roosevelt visited at Hyde Park N Y with the presidents in o t h c i Mrs Sara Delano Roosevelt Churches held special Tharks givhig services for communicants seeking spiritual reassurance in a world at wai The presidents proclamaUonhad calledon Ameri cans to give thanks f or pres ervation in a year which saw calamity and sorrow fall upon other nations i The Atlanta Constitution swept all wai news fiom its front page ntl devoted the entne space lo counts of holiday festivities and a pictuie of three small girls Wreckage After Crash in Minnesota point six miles within was the previous highspot Greek successes reported day all along the 100mile battle Irbnt from the Ionian sea to Koritza if if beavliur munitions arms tanks automobiles and laggard troopers behind the Italians arc retreating so rapidly at some points that the bayonetbran dishingGreeks are hard put to keep up with them a Greek gov ernment spokesman said The Gteek high command listed 200 automobiles among the booty captured The Athens radio pie dicted a decisive phase ol the war was imminent Observers in the Koritza sector reported that the Italians were abandoning thecUy md all cut eoing roads were under ire frum Greek artillery Pilots flying over the coastal sector reported that the Italians were retreating in such haste that none was sighted immediately in the pathof the advancing Greeks Report Greeks Are Entering Koritza BITOLJ Jugoslav u By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Under idols immenaced by bombers and at dinnets pte paied ujthoutiation taids Ameucahb in 32 states Thuuday letumed fervent thanks for a nation at peace The rest of the nation will celebrate Thanksgiving a week from Thuijdiy on the uslidl lat Thuiaday in Novembci but icgaidless of date both obseiv jrices had traditional spirit o the day in Allen to Go on Trial Monday on Murder Charge Rudolph J Allen 81 pleaded not guilty to achaige of muidei ing his divorced wife when he was duaigned before Distnct Judge M H Kepler here Thursday after noon The judge set his trial for Monday morning at 10 oclock Di H H Hauls appointed by Judge Keplei days ago to imine Allen oh the question of insanity has not yel made his re port to the cowl If hi sanity is questioned the judge IT sequtred by law to submit the question to the juiy fust If I the lUij finds him sane his tiidl on the murder charge will con tinue If the juiy deteimmed him insane the judge would be rei quired to commit him to an in stitulion forthwith according lo County Ally Charles W Barlow The county attorney vvill lepie sent the itate at the trial Hines Mount Maion City has been ap pointed by the court lo lepiesem Allen both kneeling in chuiih beiv con A thiUbV though the ccnta of 1 of of bfcMngs the Italian lines pulting the I of bomto fascist forces to hasty flight at Although thanks for peace and Albania CRASH ACCIDENT KILLS CHARLES CITY OSAGE PERSONS I freedom were the keynotes of the day they came fvom a nation look j ing to its defenses us the pilgrims looked to their ready muskets on the first Thanksgiving A great preparedness program was going forward regardless of the holiday Planes and tanks moved along on factory assembly lines sliips of a formidable fleet observed the day at sea and citizen soldiers feasted on turkey in hew army mess halls still redolent of fresh sawed lum The 1C states to defer their official Thanksgivlnp celebrations until next Thursday were Maine New Hampshire Vermont Massachusetts Rhode Island Connecticut Arkansas Florida North Carolina Ten nessee Oklahoma Kansas Iowa South Dakota Pennsylvania anil i Nevada Football games and other spurts events drew crowds in many com munities and favorable weather j conditions were expected to re 1 suit in heavy holiday traffic I Safety director warned against j careless driving on clogged high ways The holidaygot a touch of part Allen i aicuaed o muideung his former wife on the morning of Oct 1 by striking her head with a hammei and then cutting her throat with a raor with which he He Was rushed to a hospital and is now expected to recover although hewas in a cutical condition foi some time The man admitted to officers at the time that he had killed his wile and attempted to take j own life because vveic in tb vvav 1 thought Diis was t ueit vva Mr and MIS Allen both lived at the home of adaughter Mrs H P Gardner 1644 North Fedora ave nue He slept on a couch in the diningroom and she in a first floor bedroom Tlie enormous Impact of the cijillsion between truck and sedan which brought death to four persons near Alden niffbt is reflected In this picture Instead of telescoping the two vehicles bounced back Both pictures here presented were taken by O A Simonson of the Albert Lea Tribune ourof the earliest arrivals on 1lie scene crash The lass in the foreground contained mash and were part of tlic trucks load Victims were three Charles Cityans and an Osace girl vance units the Greek army have begun entering Karitza Italys strategicbase in southera Albania after a hard daysfight ing with the Italian rearguard ac cording to unofficial reports from the Albanian frontier Thursday night W Laree detachments of Greeks Wl f 1 Amcucan good will in an an Ktjhsh pfMmp nf fiom Venezuela that UCl mUlC Ol Destroyers in Deal an inleiAmeucan society there would broadcast a Thanksgrvmg greeting to the United States Thuisday night and m Washing ton a panAmerican religious ser vice was held A tiansAtlantic radio hookup was arranged between New York and London to permit three AmeucJn Boy Stouts to exchange jgicetmgs with English membeis of wcie said to be following the ad the In many cities unit to complete the octuEnglish child enjoyed Pdlion of the il ucn Just thnncis m The Italians uete letning in hvo Vniciui dueUions along loads to Elbasim gictneiy and north of Koritza and to Progradi go up jn many shopping centers dr the reports said Fnday smte meithdnt troni Jugoslav soil observers reported seeing an Italian column 12 mjles long mostly of motorized j son units earring out the retreat of Piogiadetz i Ql Despite strong Italian icsistance OnatZ West the Greek diive was leported icady to continue past luthout delay AMES B Artillciy fire heard on the bor der has been unceasing day and AN EAST COAST CANADIAN PORT gioup of deshoyers part of SO warships of this class being tuined over to the British navy by the United States navy arrived in port Thursday after a run vip the Atlantic coast The de btioyeis weie tiaded to Butain for naval and air bases in British possessions on this side ot the At lantic t accept Thanksgiving drfy maiKuig Die stait of the holiday shopping sea Greek phines meanwhile have bombarded he Italian airdrome at Arairocastro in Albiinia while Italian aircraft ntlackcd sev nil towns in wclein Vlacedonu Gicecc 200 Turkeys Stolen Truck Is Also Gone LOS hun dredturkeys probably graced dif ferent festive boards Thursday than those for which they were in tended Victoi Downs icpoitcd he parked his turkeyIadTn truck for a brief stop When hecamc back the birds were gone To make transportation easier the thief had taken the truck too lowan Hurt in Auto Accident Succumbs B tov ic 3 of Giliuan was Tniuicrt inan automobile accident nnrllrnr Mnlcohn on Nov i died in a1 In Hilal here Wednesday ij Heads Beekeepers AMES B ShaU ot West Union was elected president of the Iowa Beekeepevs associa tion here Wednesday Glenn Joneo of Atlantic Was named vice presi dent andf B Paddock of Ames vvjs ei thicttoiv chosen vvcie Ncumm L Lvlc of Sheldon L D Trtvloi or Hulrtnd E Wcl LI nf Glidden and Joe Hermann of Manchester The Weather FORECAST IOWA Mostly cloudy Thurs day and Friday occasional rain extreme east Thursday niglil slightly colder West late Tliurs day night colder Fiiday MINNESOTA occa sional rain southeast anil snow west and north Thursday ancj Friday warmer Thursday night colder Friday IN MASON 6lTY GlobeGazette weather statis Mlnirrnim Wednesday niRht 27 At 8 a m Thursday Haiii 1V Inch Minimum IO IB Auto on Holiday Trij and Truck Collide Near Wells Minn Four Northlowans lost their lives Wednes day night returning home ior a Thanksgiving vacation when their car collided headon a loaded truck eight miles southeast of Wells Minn on highway 16 All were instantly killed The dead John Bergstrom Charles City Mrs John Bergstrom 48 Charles City Belle Bcrsstrom 18 Charles Citr Gladis Tlmrescn 18Osane The mjuied Ted PulasW Maplcton Minn Air Pulanlii driver of the tiuck Milteicd eveie diest anrt hip in j juriesHe WHSO relief driver for j Ihe TianJi biotheis Seed anrf I Grain cointsany of MapSeton Mr and Mrs Bergstrom had gone to Mankato Minn tobring their daughter a student at Man kato Business college home for the Tljimlcsgiving holiday vaca tion liv Favibault county the Charles City car collided with a truck which Kreeborn county Sheriff Hialmar Wultf icpoitert pulled Into the left hand lane in an attempt to pass another truck Mr Bergstromwas owner of the Charles City Granite works HP i had beenassociated in this busi ness with his son Gilbert who with a sister Viola survive The Beiistroms Jiadresided in Charles fo1 the pit seven jen Mi Bcrastroni is also by a bjothcr iij Hampihiic T Th6 car was lelcsipped The bodies in it badly mangled and it v is some time before ulcnlif ication was made accord in lo Sheriff Hjalmar IVulff who investigated the accident Faribaiilt County CoronerC E Wilson also probed the tragic wrctk W The Arculcnf uciui red at fijiin oYlocl cvciiins at fl point 1 miles straishl west nf Aldcn on hiEluCuy No IS AWcii i nl Albeit Lej The Choilc City n A 1930 Chevrotet sedan Was headed east and the two trucks which figured hi the crash were headed west Pulailclnv ing a 2 ton fntei nationnl linck loilded with sacked mash attempted to pass the truck ahead tintlrivrr if which vva iKJt idcnlificd AmlHiiiliejf jivc i4tiivi th aivident tlial i Iho divluitr he Itvvtrn liini mrt ilic approacluni In this picture laken a few minutes after a crash four miles uest of Alden iMinn on highva No 16 at B 50 oclock niglil motorists are removing the body of John Berffstrom Charles City from the Chevrolet sedan hevtas liming to a wait ing ambulance boir all four lovn of Die undent to Blue Earth funeral Full partituUls uftlie trasedy one of Minnesotas Viorsl of the jear arc presenlpd in a ncvis torv on this page CYCLIST KILLED WEST OFOSAGE Alfred Johanson 40Year01dLaboier Stiuck by Automobile OSAGEikilicd Juluiri un rti old Idboiri in iintl iMJiiiid OIKC killed rally lil nigh when he struck bv an autu while bicytlinR high nine miles of Deportation of French From Lorraine Stopped niobile vvay 9 Osigc milns west 111 farmer living 10 d ime inilc north ol BERGSTROM AIRS JOHN BERGSTKOM DETTK BERGSTUOM Thanksgiving Eve Headon Fatal to 4 Youns Persons CAMBRIDGE Ohio iPA Thanksgiving cvc hcudon auto mobile truck collision It miles cist of herekilled four JOUIIR ijeuplc The dead all oceiipinilv I Ilif atuoniobitv were LawioiKc Ia rtillcllc 21 the driver Ansel K Mi JohaiKoii v hi killed Com ad AJaiy SiuiddU 2U jud heie Wodnciday mglit is sui v ivcd i VICHY iUB1he Gcimin sov puimenl liiv cit rkiuituuni nt r if in if tnt i 1 no oho my YILP Premier 1Javals motcst it was an tiuuiuetl lioic Tinned i T ic o nt i Uniting the bccunic cl fpctivc Tliuixtoy NeRotiations for ihc return of Mime iUOOO Loniinc iti70ns intu un upicd Iliric firin Lonune v uc utToerstooti In iip next oil Uic flov 01 nmcni HEAD FARMERS Gllll ANN ARBOK Hob crt Spencer McmlUTlio Incl nml Arthur C llellvrmah Trcmont Ill vvcic clCLlCv1 pi evident ami vie pusKiciU iLnriiHplj if Uic 1 iXational Guild ii ilic 1m i c i The iTiick the ediin came iiisuhr vviih imudLt tnal huth chalcs bounced after the njlisuiii impiuf was so gieat that tlie liun v ax biokLn in o Several of the sacks of mash In Ihc truck were tossed out on to the Iiiglnvay covering the kace of the Charles Cits car Milh a ffia V One i if the earliest arrivals mi the ccue of the tragedy was O A Simutisgn huff nholographer for thi Albert Leu Tribune whose ionc picture irebeing used in UC A laiBfi cmvcl vi ittijted lo Ihc one of the Ciisalional ani denl huiiK the fust t0 anue hilyid cxtmalu Pulavki Iiom tnr Uutk hli hiving Utcn caught in the flooi flcbvi Bccausc the accidfint oicurrrd in Karibiiult county the bodies of tnc victims were rushed 10 funeial liiulcirs in Blue KarUi the county STilt Lcona Smith n All lived in by one Guernsey countyOhio Occupants of the truck Hcniv James the driver and White both of Newark N J were held fnv questioning They wcjc injured slightly John tvu ion of tin juilc dncsciij nifJH GUNS The metil icai of his Uailrr cri LMWIIVCC llathjcn Cily CKJUI innirics when ri smu lie curyniq rin ihc lor slipped and rxiilodcd MrsHerman Klemcsrudand MrsJ Colonel Schogei tohiman said that Joliahfon wi ridinjt near the center of tlc hign way that his tiicydo did not have lights and that visibilitywaf pooi i on account of tiic gathenn was icUnsiing lumic fiMji a cxpcdiliim The victini was aliveWhen an muju lance from Osi3f an rfl liu lit tlicd sliartly atlotwtrt Basketball Fans North lowo Cage Schedules Listed on Spoils Page services for IMr and Mrs BcrKstrom aiidthcfr daugh ter vvilj be held Saturday at 3 P m in the Charles City Luthei an churcti The Rev Walter M iTitschcl be In cHargc Burial Mill be hi Riverside ccm elcry The Grossman f uncial home of Charles tHv is in charge of the armaments Gilbert Bcrjjrtiuin Floyd Coun ty Attorney K Jouct and i red NVwtun a iUifo fvicncof flir to Thui Mi and Mi ;