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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 23, 1940, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IpWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HAUL ON HIST UEM A ART OCPT OP tOWA OES WOINES A HOME EDITION VOLXLVII THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKE ALL NORTH IOWANS ASSOCIATE PHESS AND UNITED PRESS ruu LEASEDWIRES FIVE CENTS A COFX MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY NOVEMBER 23 1940 MASON CITY THe BRIGHT SPOT THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTJONS SECTION ONE NO 38 RUMANIA JOINS IN AXIS ALLIANCE Leahy Hampton Native toBeEmvoyto France NAMED BY F RP W HAWKEYES GET Nazi AS SUCCESSOR TOWCBULLITT Governor of Puerto Rico Is Nominated by President Roosevelt HYDE PARK N Y President Roosevelt announced Friday through a secretary that lie would appoint Rear Admiral D Leahy retired now governor of Puerto Rico and for mer chief of naval operations ambassador to France to succeed William C Bullitt The secretaryWilliam D llas selti said it had not been deter mined Leahys nomination would be submitted to the senate Hassett told lepoifeis iou know what the presi dent thinks of his naval ability What he Iblnks of him as a counselor on defense and as a man of superb allaround abil ity As you Know the president depended heavily on him as chief of naval operations Leahy will succeed Bullitt who submitted his resignation on Tvoy 7 Hassett said he did not know veils announcement planned to nominate Leahy Will Go Anywhere for F R SAN JUANi Puerto Rico William D Leahy governor of Puerto Rico said Saturday I will go to France China the north pole or anywhere the president sends me thfr resignation hart been but that it is HAWKEYES GET 187 LEAD OVER ILLINOIS IN 3RD More Than 20000 See Iowa Overtake Visitors in Game at Iowa City IOWA Eddie An dersons Iowa Hawkeyes were leadingthe Illini 18 to 7 within the third period here Saturday afternoon in a game played be fore 20000 enthusiasticfans The Hawkeyes scored t w 1 c e quickly in the third period with Merles carrying the ball across first on a sweep and Tom Farmer going over for thethird Iowa touchdown McCarthy kicked off over the goal the ball being biought out to the 20 made no gain Gallagher fumbled and recovered Warban took Youels kick and re turned to the fowa 45 crashed through right tackleto the for a fust down Falkenstein ripped though i lo the 27 Illinois penalized 15 that he yards for illegaluse of hands Rear Ad Goods pass to Ehni was goodbn miral W D Leahy a United j the 19 Goodmade it a first down State ambassador to France was beIpFalkerjstcin wentto the receivedwith great Jnterest here7Good grabbed a lateral fiom Saturday for the man Ehiii but was downed on the 5 is a native of Hampton was born in Hampton May 6 1875 and lived here until he was about seven years old He was the son ofa Civil war infantry captain and early residents recall acquaintance with Cap Leahy and family WILLIAM 1 LEAHY 1 j LeahyWas in in Ill on HAMPTON Roosc Near NEW Lothian British ambassador to the United States said Saturday that Great Britain was beginning to come to the end of herfinancial resources He made the statement on his return to countryaboard Pan Aihcricaii Airwuys Atlantic Clip per after a vacation in his wir torn homeland It was the only remark in a halfhour interview at the La Guardla Held marine Icrminal PUSHES SPHERE DEEP IN BALKAN SECTOR Antonescu Says Nazis Have Victory Over England in Grasp By LOUIS T LOCIINER BERLIN a foe ot that not optimistic 111 re j Germany in the World war two I decades ago joined the nazispon I sored axis alliance Saturday With this diplomatic stroke Reichsfuchrer Hitler formally pushed the axis sphere deep Into Balkans lo a point tescihait 250 miles from Ihe vital Dar danelles Rumanias premier general Ion attompaiiiing his ac Captain Col lived on ti law commander declined it on advice of his physicians There was no indication nf might succeed Leahy as overhor nf Puerto Rico nor was any t a l Leahy was of i3 years helped Doctor Leece J man of those days forthcoming as to Bullitts future lle atlmnal into the wqrid Admiral Leahy 65 years old is a native of Hampton Iowa and a graduate of the U S naval academy at Annapolis in 1897 The Croniii family lived hione part of live Leahy house and worked the farm while Captain Leahy was in town So tlie story goes Little Nora had many duties for one of her age At he time of the admirals birth He attained the rank oC rear j her mother had been favored1 with visit from the stork Nora Mrs admiral in 1927 serving aschief of the bureau of ordnance for four years For the next two ycarslie was commander of he destroyers scouting force then became chief of the bureau of navigation In 193637he was a vice admiral commanding ships of the battle force then he was named admiral commanding the battle force He was chief of naval opera tions from 1937 until his retire ment on Aug 1 1939 Ho was named governor of Puerto early this year He served in tlip SpJmsh Amerjcan war the Philippine lii sui lection and in tlie up rising and in 1912 w chief ot NoraShane day of 13 My mother had a new baby and I was busy caring for her Mrs Leahy called me that afternoon sayingthat she hated io ask a child to help her but I must come toher Ihailed a passerby and told him to hurry a doctor right out here Gibbs took Goods pass1 on the 5 and was downed on the 2 Iowa took over took Youels hick on the 35 and was downed by Enich on the 23 pasiAvas Incom plete but interference was ruled and gave Illinois a first down on the 18 Curran knocked down Goods pass intended lor Ehni Bernhardt took Goods pass on the four and went over Illinois 6 Iowa 0 Ehnis placement England u German bombs shows historic Victoria square and Colmorc Roue t British Industrial center tlie target again of spect to Britains situation in Us war with the axis powers He said that 1941 would ben difficult year mid thiil England needed all kinds of uu suppht including munitions ships and i pel haps finance Questioned further he added t that available gold md securities Jiad been x n tuullj used up jnd that this factor figured in I gent lie satisfaction u uh t the ud gnen iMigland the bintI fa J ed Mates pointed out it vas inTIlc nf Antones and added theie us no cu s cnjJiUs was thit the BNJS feeling it home that Ameucin Butam assist mce wis not enousli SaP and that Rumania At Hjdt Pnk lndiv Picbi m up is htlping to con dent said tluil evciv new oidci thing possible to aid Bntun was c sad Rumania Joined tlie being done at the piesent time aMS long ago and that it should not be taken1 Contidiy ti expect itioiis Hitlei for granted that consideration was was not present at the ceremony f being guen to ospindmg formally affiliating the Balkan can AssistanceWhenhe was in ation with the original tcnyeal1 alld GEORGE NAMED British Shoot Down Italian HEAD OF GROUP German Planes Over Strait Nazis Declaie Coventry and Bii mmgham Hit in Heavy Attacks Steeling Unit Favors Georgian for Senate Foieign Committee WASHINGTON Senator 20 inlles away Londons two daylight raids of perfect was WalterGeorge CD jlected by the democratic s kick was taken by Mur co phy on the six and returned to of the trie 30 went to Ihe 48 LONDON squidion utfnca iatuiddy shot down e Iaa fighteis and one Gei i fighter in the Strait of Dov ueie of buef duiation The first duung lie mo rungiuh iioui i squadion CLO s London districts before being dis 1 foijned theie hid been some dis cussion of cstending tiedil lo move whicji would re quire a change iii the Johnson act foibiddmg loans to nations in de fault 011 uai debt pa Roosevelt said there had been no discussion of this in the government Under the rule of thumb pol cy laioT two weeks ago the Urufed States and Britain woufd shale equally in American Production of guns and other war senate i eign relations committee to sue went 10 Ilie IK i eec ile atc KCV pitmn ne M Murphy plunged Illinois 49 at Londol clTilde hvo imrm came during lunchhourNo bomb damage was nd economic cr pact signedby Germany Italy and Japan Sept27 W Nazi Foreign Minister Joach im Ribbentrqp In i brief address onbehalf at the original three powers congratulated Ru mania and her leader We are convinced he as step toward final victory of our trood and just cause has been taken Good took Youcls punt on the 19 j Minion D Ind reported Birmingham members of pjuiiaJ Bernhardt made a first down on his own 40 EHiiis punt traveled over the end zoneTheHawks takingover on the 20 crashed through now recalls thatMay is11tackle to the32 for a first 75 with his way to ncn Cap high slopping That cmnR Luihy dune Ills thcitnul ituu the barnyard Nora ran out to meet him and ex claimed Oh Mi Lejuy theie s in theie and lies a on the 36 Murphy on a reverse picked up three more Murphy fumbled and recovered for a two yard loss Youels kick was downed by Anderson on the Illi nois 37 Iowa D SECOND PERIOD A new backfield composed of Green fullback Farmer left half back Hertes right halfback and Couppee quarterback Burkett uent back m and Dichl leplaced Andruska nt center to picjsent a resplu tibnon George tothe senate for expected approval Monday Senator Harrison D Miss outrankedGeorge in service on the foreign relations committee but The raiders renewed their at 1 lacks after an intense over i night liammerine of two west I Midlands manufacturing Allies i in which a record number of planes appeared over that workshop area of Britain Churches hospitals convents nifint moved to make the strong est possible representations to Prime Minister Churchill to Rive Midlands defenses j and urgent consideration 1 Nazi longrange guns on French coast again shelled Dover area Confidence In ultimate vit csp J0v n tory is high Lord Lothian said itltmi of southeastern Europe Thc people have not the sllffht which joined four days est doubt that they arc goingio I and the firit win and the bombings Jiavc in acillerc to the pact because in tensified national unity The i these slate as no cl that Iliey are not were victims of people feel that Iliey are not i liieis were victims of political going to be done In by Hitler mlcreits nonindigenous to this but that thev arc going to do e obviously meant Britain Hitler 111 Instead j Antonescu stressed thai Hu President Koosevolts Joiiuig with the alliance he ment of a 5050 split between this ils n iiil of H new orientation nf the R u in an is n the ana otto ship he now holds onUie finance committee The steering committee acted after Speaker Rayburri CD Tex had informed members of the house that they need riot remain buildings were riddled British reports said and piles of debris littered the two Midlands towns after the severe 11hour attack Among structures shattered was a police hit directly the BWMW lm arecuy me in Washington despite refusal of ipostof fice anda municipal build congress to adjourn Hayburn Rsing sured the members that they Casualties icie would be given smple time to j eI Rescue and fnc fightinc tuin should any legislation of im staff of the Nicaiagudn occupyIP The baby lie fust uoin was I hurl PH tion He held the same position in I named William Dennis Leahy uucivca at end tin theHaitian Campaign in 1916 He holds the navy cios Leahy probably played a larger pait than any othci officer in shaping the policies ol the lapidly expanding U S navy He worked closely with Mi and even after his retirement he often was called to the white house for consultation on naval matter Often referred to as a typical old sea dog Leahy knovs the navy inside and cait in war ihct in peace Eaily in his caitci he served a boa id the battleMup Oiegon Inch pliod an impoi ant part in tlic of Santiago during the SptnihAmerican war During the World war he served in various capacities and linully as commancicr of the naval tiin port Matoika He was decorated foi his woiK on the latter ship Leahy is the only Officer in the navyshistory been chief of two important line bureaus ordnance and as chief of naval operations FKENGH OFFICIALS COMMENT FAVORABLY Shortly after selection of Leahy foi the Vichy post was announced French officials in Washington said they believed the former chief of naval operations would be highly acceptable to their govern ment They indicated that formal approval Would come from Vichy soon TheCiomn familj nhvajs called him Little Bill and Mis tlla Reeve of Hampton close fuend ot theLehlij s tpeaks of him as Willie The Weather FORECAST lOU A Mosllj ijatur to the 39 fumbled and Pettit covered Green traveled to the 49 Fdrmei passed to Meitcs on the 35 and was biought down by Astroth on the 33 Illinois was penalired fne yaids foi too many times out The Haukb penalized 15 foi holding Green picked up eight Oroen took Farmers pass on the 35 and was pushed out of bounds on the 27 Green made first down on the 22 Pettlt took MINNLijOTA Clouih flurries noithcast Saturday mffhl suiiaj parth snow flurries north west colder north and west laic aflcriiuun fresh southerly winds Saturday night shirtlnR lo northwest over north and west portion Sunday IN MASON CITY Uouncl his gun left end foi a touchdown lona 6 Illinois T Gal laghci kick Gnlkiglici s KiLk vas by Aslrolh on the five and Couppee pushed him out on the 27 stopped PlciJei on the 31 Astiotli look j pat from Worban and laterallcd to Pfeifer who was brought down on the 37 and a first downMilosc i ich took Woibans pass on his GlooeGazettc ueitlici statisi own 48 and was biought down on squads ticippccl HEAVY ATTACK ON BIRMINGHAM Nazis Declare 300 Tons of Bombs Dropped on Industiial Center country and Britain in U S pro duction of acini he added was received in England with grati tude and Lord Lothian said Ihe first half of 1940 was considered a Hitler year but the English stopped him completely and he got nowhere j This does not mean the end of j the war however he added Next year will be a tough sald o protect the kingr difficultyear and the more maI jlons oilpro ducinf fields from teria we get from lie United i States the better1 j j in nther words Rumania may now be to break moic than ever with the past iis spciated with the name of the nb dicLited King Carol Already in Hmnaujf areGer man troops In unannounced numbers sent there officials IKS Maximum Friday 31 minimum Friday niglit 20 At 8 am Saturday ZS The hnui peiiod ndmg at 8 m Saturdiiy was remarkable Iowa 48 Peterson grabbed t Worbnhs pass on the 46 where Gilleard Kit him Milosevic took AVorbans pass on the 36 and a first down SENATORWALTER GEORGE Important post faked a piss and went f jyiu tlllvv VIIV that there was only a 2 degree to the 30 Peterson took Worbans j Pass on the 25 rail to the 19 Mariair took Goods pass on the seven Pfeifer smacked to the 3 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum Precipitation but the touchdoivn didn t count the Illnu were held back five aids foi being offside Good to Elini and he fell on Hie sevenAnderson broke through and dropped Good on the 13 Iowa took over Farmers pass in complete Another pass by Farm er went incomplete Farmer buck 17 7 Pfeifer failed to gain Peterson to pass was smothered on the 3 a pas5 hc zone hc half ended Iowa i Illinois u 01 keel until dajbieak fires and digging out ticippccl BLRI hundied victim German bombers dropped 300 tons Tins latest m i sours of ttick o Fnciay on the Midlands Lenlei s continued in i of assaults On without a letup foi houis 1C IU8e Buljsh inciustual cental Shoitly attei 2pm German official news Italian biplanes in tlose foimatioii j cP01ed Sjtuiday night ciosscd tlie channel in bnght suni of light and attempted to pjcrre IheittFe dumPcd Bn mmgham V Kent coast defenses near Dover 1hc explosive bombs Shait developed lakes of file jn the heut of the titj the news agen cy said A cuitain of antiaiiuaft fuel Reflections fiom the flies could j tnem back The planes tiicn i be seen asfai as the channel const suung dov nchannel seekins a I and appaientlv oiei a gieatei ptu gap m the defenses but thr Misi of central England DMB added tering fire forced them off each1 time and thev finallj pusseri fiom MCU the set INJURIES ARL PAT U the same tune a flight ol ini31 S MOfNtb riieodoie planes closed mnthci Butke 32 of Deb Momcs packing pnit of the Kent toast at gt cit1 employe died m a tios hcisht Ldtct fthei tTJiCJOft hcio tjida T injuncs si f icpoitcd the Midlands igriin leicd in an clciatoi shaLt acci It clisilosed Stttuulay tint dem War Sccrotary Kdcn spent Friday tciuriiis the vital Midland inciusinaf legion ir cluding homouiec ecl Avherp he inspected antiaircraft defenses British censors did not per mit mention of he names of the Midlands towns under bom bardment out a communique of the German Mgli command reported renewed onslauEhls on Birmlnsiham and CoventryThe ports of Southartpion and Bris tol also were listed with air craft factories the chief objec tives of dive bombers German sources reported dialhuge fires in Birmingham V no point In the discussion ot financesdid lie indicate that Bri tainwould eck finniUcU ud liom the United StatesWhat Ins conn In pifiiuied in Die IitwrHnl Held v is not lined He wan cxpliiil e in statins thit Enland dLinilelv J does not need men put of var aid extended by thiscountry BriUsh sabolagc and to train he Rumanian army Two oilier couiilrici m ilir to the cost werr expected tri be Ilio next to themselves itli nEliatat buvlv ijiie In dd the otliois ny new ciitrsint in tlie conflicts dfi Illinois Iowa Northwestern Notre Dame Final Minnesota Wisconsin 1 Final Harvard Yale LORD LOTHIAN tnAmerica FATAL i bin c 28 of Kansas oh oundcd in tlu head by a stitc Uighvvnv patml I mans buliot dinniK 1 stolen LU chasfc iioith cf hue Vn 7 diod n a hdspital hue I1 icln Fjnll ere BulKuria wlikii Rum un i Giprtc and TUI I e md aku the protectcfl rcmnnnt of dissoKed offionl tud Jvizi Foieign Mini lei Joiclimi xon Ribbcndop Ctino Buti dircctoi nf thr political cicpiirtment of the Itiiliin foreign otficp mid lapan rc Ambiissadoiio Berlin Saburn Kurusu on one side and Prcirnor Irn ionfstu of RuniHiun in tin iillici sitjind a pialotrl Rumanias entrance into thicopowci int The piotouil metelv stitcd li il Rulnmii had i pntv trrtl i allii rtiniue immccliUcK lilt like llunRalN lir siffnin in the satnr spacious chancellery where the original throepower pact was concluded Oeniral Antonescu vho rose to power after the ab dhadon of Kinc tnrol II avl SonldTibcr denlarcd llic was talicii in the inlcrcats nf poarr T f rffctUvi uiul Co tnr icn of tuicpr xind TJIC wot Id his been ci citcd bv the hjccpovri pirt UP ascncc Ihe pitmie said rtfoit of I r if pi ULUI o i fufct bcviiuc icv n empty rhetoric tu u dtlujblc oc iu cio four dori final State ;