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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 25, 1940, Mason City, Iowa MARLON E R H I ST MEM 4 AR T OEPT OF lOtfA COM NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOLXLVII PRESS AND UNITED FRSSS FULL LEASED WIRES FIVE CENTS A f MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY NOVEMBER 25 1940 TK1SPAPER CONSISTS Of TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE MASON CITY THI BRIGHT NO 39 GREEKS NEAR SECOND ITALIAN BASE Set for Fairs in North Iowa 7 SECRETARIES JOIN IN FORMING DISTRICTGROIJP Mason City Meeting Headlined by Setting Schedule of Dates The Association of North Cen tral Iowa fairs was formed in Mason City Sunday afternoon at a meeting 30 secretaries and board members of seven neigh boring fair associations called for the purpose of straightening out possible conflicls in exposition dates Tentative 1941 dates for the seven fairs were suggested for presentation to each of the seven individualboards after more than an hour of discussion Ift 3d The suggested schedule Worth county fair Aug 1113 Butler counly fair Aug1316 Kossuth county fair Aug 1721 Franklin county fair Augr 1821 Big 4 fair Nashua Auff 1832 Mitchell county fair Ausr North loiva fair Aug 30Sept 3 Principal changes would bo for the Kosstlth county fair at Al fiona and the North Iowa fair at Mason City which would exchange the dates ordinarily UsSc This would bring the North Iowa fair to the Saturday preceding Labor day and continuing until the fol lowing Wednesday Near Dardanelles Dates of he Iowa state fair already live been set for 1911 from Aur 20 to 29 inclusive The MinnesoU state fair is ex pected v to run concurrently again in 1941 as it did this year It was stressed that the dates are only tentative until they have been approved by the boards of the seven fairs individually The board members representing the North Iowa fair said they planned to suggest the holding 4rH club day on Saturday the first day of the exposition with the first show on Saturday evening if the tentative dates are approved K L Vincent secretary of the Kossuth county fair said that board had been asked to hold the fair earlier sothat the 4H club exposition would not interfere with schoolwork H V Wilkinson Rock Falls secretary of the North Iowa fair presided at the meeting He point ed out that the exposition held in Mason City attempted to be a dis trict lair but could only be so with the cooperation the surround ing county fairs One of the reasons for Ilia meeting being called by the North Iowa fair board he said was ti try to dispel the idea that a district fair hurts county fairs surrounding Actually tlie coun ty fairs should be encouraged as a startingplace for breeders and exhibitors and leading up to the district fair Carl Henkel Mason City a di fk rector of the North Iowa lair and also a breeder and exhibitor sug gested formation of an association as the best solution for all the fairs He admitted that the Nonh Iowa fair in the past had been guilty of jumping around and getting on the dates of other fairs but he suggested that even if dates already have beeri set and regard o1 MILES F R f n u Secretary Dies at Home Funeral Rites to Be Held Wednesday Burial at Elmood LEADERS STUDY BRITISH CREDIT Current Session of Congress Wont Take Up WASHINGTON Hull said Monday thai the whole question of financial aid for Great Britain apparently would have to considered by governmental and congressional authorities witli a view la establishing a basic policy before specific methods were Hull spoke at a press confer ence after tlic subject of British credits was discussed alonjr yifh other tppies at an hour and onehalf conference liclwcen President Roosevelt ami con grcssional Senate iliill tun T leaders TV1 I fx Belmond Boy Barkley of Kentucky eft liie T J white house meeting with1 word I PH ITl that the question of British credits iiif WVU XI J Crash Here Rumania and Slovakia joined the BerllnRomeTokio alliance and extended tile axis wedge in southeastern Europe to within miles of the vital Dardanelles Bulgaria Germans said Was not cx peetefl to Jota soon arrow indicates thecourse of other axis consolidation Germany also voiced a warning to Nazis Report Bulgaria Not to Sign in Present Drive Germany Sounds First Warning to Greece Hungary Slovakia Sign not be taken up at the cur rent session of Congress Htills comtncut in reply to i several questions at his fcrcricfe on statemenls of Lord Lo i tilian the British ambassador who I has just returned from London t that financingof the war would become a serious question for Great Britain next year Hull who returned Monday froma brief vacation in Georgia said he had not yet had an oppor tunity to discuss the matter with other officials or with Lothian He indicated that while the j question had not yet reached he active consideration j Charles Quandt Dies After Early Morning MishapLittig Held An inquest into the deatli ot Charles C Quandl 18 Beimond who died Sunday morning at a lo cal hospilal from injuries received earlier the satne morning when a stalledcar wliicivhe was cranking was struck by a car driven by Eugene Otto Littig Fred G Mitchell 63 former secretary of lie North Iowa fair and for more than 40 years a resi dent of Mason City died about 8 a m Monday at his home 223 West State street He had been in ill health for some time Mr Mitchell was born June 9 1877 in Howard county As s boy he rrioved with his parents to Nora Springsand at the age of IS he did newspaper work on tlie Nora Springs Adveiliei Later lie came to Mason City andspent 16 yens the Mason City befoie turning to farming After 12 years of farm ing he accepted the secietaiv job at the Noith fan in that capacity foi seieial yeai He was also piopnetol of a paper atKenselt at one time I Mr Mitchell b education Jiiclud j ed high school and woik at the i Nora Springs Ketnuuiy and night j School I In Mr Mitchell and Edilli i Helm were inaiutd md Mi Mitchell aiid three children Ken i neth Mitchell Omaha Clair H I Mitchell Lo Angeles and Mis I Donald Blair Mason tit 1 Also surviving die a sistci j Elizabeth Funston Mion City a brother Hemy Ajcis Clcai Lake four gianddiiidien K Lee 1 and Nancy Ann Mitchell Oroahi IMary Don Blan and Linda CSOV LUREN DICKINSON Makes Religion Plea as Dry Cause Need L Farmer Gets in Emmeisburg Suit STATL PAGE Gophers Top Spot On US Grid Map SPORTS PAGE Dougherty the Mason J anu IjIIIQa Blair Mason City and a numbei of nieces and p Mr Mitchell vas a member of the First Baptist church and the Klwanis club DENIES PERKINS HAS RESIGNED Funeral servicesNwil be held Wednesday afteniooh at 230 stage of active consideration was ordered held at Ihe Mason ocock at llle Patterson tuneial jwithin the sovemment he ex1 City policcsialion Monday alter Komo Avilh the Williiim Giil pecied that itwould in the near j noon i brctti associate pastor of The accident occurred between i church iir1 charge Bur house siiid Mphdaj Fourteenth aiid Fifteenth streets bp at Elmwood cemetery By LOIJIS P LOCHNER BERLIN sources made the surprising assertion Monday that the Hungarian Huj maniah and Slovak signatures to I the threepower pact ended the present series olacquisitions toj the axis They saidnothing known as yet about Bulgarian leaders coming to Berlin Bulgaria pre viously had been viewed as most likely to become the seventh member of the RomeBerlinTokio alliance This developmeut came a sliort time after Germany sounded her first warning to Greece since the Italian invas ion in a statement in Ihc semi official Deutsche Diplomatisch Politisclie cali hig Greek Premier General John Melaxas a tool of the British policy of spreading war This slalement tiie nearest yet to any German suggestion that Greece is fighting not Italy but against German interests in the Balkans followed by only a few hoursSunday the signing of tiny Slovakia as the sixth member nf t h e RoineBcrlin Tokio alliance Auttiorized scuirccs in Berlin said the factBulgaria was not ex pected to affiliaie with the aiYis at the present time had nothing to do vali developments in Turkey v They said the second round of signatures had been completed the first having been the origi nal threepower pact and the second the adherence of the three additional nations These sources asserted that all reports of an early Bulgarian state visit had been of foreign hot Ger man orhjin Foreign diplomatic quarteas in tne German capital belieVc Bulr garias signature would seem un timely at a ihomentwhen Bulgaria is faced with a political crisis from Sofia IIHVC in dicated dissension within tiic Bill Rariiin government over the tion tit sighing ihc three power pact t Tlie Russian appointment of Vice Commissar Foreign Affairs V G ambassador future In discussing the matter broadly Hull recalled that the world war debt question was considered first bv an Interde partmental government obmmit I tec and that congressional lead crs later were railed in to the discussions Press Official Says F R Has Not Discussed Topic With Secretary WASHINGTON CAPTURE SOON IS ANTICIPATED Fleeing Fascists Are Closely Followed in Offensive AlHLNS Greece Dijpjifhes from the ballIctront said Monday that Greek advance units had en teicd the outskirts of Argirocas tio uuun Italian military base in soiitliem Albania aim that the city was expected to fall before evening Heavy fighting also was re ported southwest of Argirocastro where the Greeks were threat ening to push to the Adriatic coast isolating a large number Italians 1 These thrusts were part of a counts diivc against the thwarted lUhm invasion whichwas des cribed by mi litaiy sources as a fullfledged to Albimin from Italian li ol and possibly keyed io a plan foe GreekBritishseizure of lljlv s sualegic Dodecanese is luiirls VMule the drive on Argirocastro continued additional Greek col umns to live cast threatened Fre I In the central sector tiictlat I1 reported to have abah rimrecl their fortified positions on f Mbunt Ostrovilza Another Ital iim i eUcaf continued inthe Pog uea north of the sunen ideied city of Koritza whereeven Greek cavalry was unable to cn HiS the main body of tlie ing Italians j V Greek sources sald that cas I ualties of both armies li a ve been I comparatively small and Iiuled this to alleged failure of i Uic Kalians o olfcr stubborn I resistance In Greek attacks iSouth Federal avenue It was the second traffic fatality in Mason i City tiis year and the fifth in i Ceiro Gordo ctiunly for 1940 The only nihcr traffic fatality in the jcily occurred June 10 when Lewis JW Gieen 66 Floyd succumbed i fipm injuries received while cross nig a street He said he could not express an I Ljttig and Harold C Quandt 1 opinion without further study as 2321 Twentyfirst street south to whether some form of assist westfather of the accident vk m nnrn mICThi he fnnnrl 1 T vuv vililft Perkinssecretary tf uii Frances IjVbov had A neutral milHiiy source esti iiied that Die Greeks have taken About 1000 ar in Atlieni Monday AccompMiiymg Hie land drive Sic the Greek air force bombed the ance might be found possible without revision of the Johnson and neutrality acts by congress He likewise would not comment on an unofficial suggestion in was sitting in the Quandt machine at he time of the dent were both uninjured Littig is being held by police for in vestjgotion London that the problenn might Police Captain Leo F Risache be met by thetransfer of Britains West Indian possessions tb the United States Asked whether he thought this would be contrary to the spirit of the resolutions adopted by the Havana conference last summer he said lie would have to study the matter belorc commenting Atthe white house conference in Hdditiuii tu Berkley Speaker Rayburir of the Barklcy asserted that the ron ferenre was concerned chiefly loBeiliu regarded as signifiL with projecting on the future cant by the Wilhetmstrassc which described as an important personality bf the Hussian com missariat for foreign affairs date or a permanent organization meeting It was decided to in vite representatives also from1 Howard Hancock Winnebago and Floyd counties the meeting to in clude board members as well as secretaries of the f TfeWeather FORECAST and that the whole program for thenew congressconvening January 3 was gone overin a general way The conference was Jield not long after President Roosevelt had returned to his desk from a Thanksgiving weekend in Hyde driving north on Federal UvCIIUu with Joel Hanes witnessed the at cidont and was forced to pull ovci to the opposite side ofthe street to avoid being struck He called an ambulance and tow car immedi ately The Quandt automobile was narked along the west side of the street and diaries Quandt Was standing in front if the vr liirle when Little drove up His automobile swerved its rear struck the rear of tlie Quandt car aiM Uieii skidded about 50 feet police reported Young Quandt was thrown some ithe t resisnation with j This jisenion vim iplicn Larly press scVretiiry when bahimr cities of Bcrati Flbasani I asked tor comment on a story in midTepehni while Italian planes jthc Niw YorkTimes that Miss were reported in action after Perkins liad tejidcrecl her nsigna several days ofcjmet lion and lrcsident Roosevelt had Advance Gieeek scouting forces accepted it were reported Monday to luve burly was asljcd hy newsmen i entered Pograder Kalian base oil whether ins statement meant thftt the shore of Lake Ochrida north Heavy Air Attack Made on Bristol Germans Assert By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Germanys aerial armad a smashed overnight at the west English of Bristol in an quarters said Monday setting 45 ent capacityduring the the tenitoryin advance Miss Perkins first woman cabi net member and an iippointce io of KoritZii A Greek souixe reported that the oriflinal Ilooseielt cnbincl inienlry ivas mndc by 1839would continue in her pies sauce cavalry1 units which were major fires amid a deluge of 7UO third 000 pounds of explosive bombs and 10000 incendiaries temi Bristol was tile chief port of entry for goods from the United Statespresumably includ ing war supplies for Greal Bri lfin A Britisli communique identifying the tainet siid 1 sec timi inDie il 1tighincl attacked from dusk lo midnight almost cuniimiouMy causing diinuigb tobuildings will dont know aiiylhing about j continuation or my other phase i of iV the presidehlial secretary replied X Y TITHES REPORTS ON DESIGNATION NEW YORK the York Times nrt Monday Icinnccl nutlioriliiivily Hi ccrctny of 1iijm uid iJiil I deni iotoiv clv tccejited New it has t h t1 risi jof rniun Greeic forces Reports from Iiese advance units were thatlhe Italians had completely exacuated the town which was Jhe base upon wiiicti the fascist troops fell back when they save up Koritza distance Taken to the hospital it WCe was revealW that he sufiered a The Bristol raid weekend of furiously intensiliect broken tliigh and concussion of the brain The accident occurred at s m and the young man from Belmond diccl 2Uhours later at less of dates in previous years i consideration should be given Tliosc attending the meeting in I eluded representative of he fol C E Juhl Osage secretary lowing fairs the Mitchell county fair asserted 1 Butlercounty lair Virgil t that holding the state fair a week i ohepard secretary A L later would do much to settle theCharles A ToJI and H C Neu problcm for the fairs in North i burv Park N Y It was thought liore me that theweek might bring added wastalten to the Pat IOWA MOHJ cioud sllsbtb varmcr night dKltoG i H ndTucsUa b for Use to rain 01 anon Monday nifflif and rain cast and centra Tuesday rcso an in a m at the hospital teisoti funeral lo Belmond Funeral arrangements have not been announced Poaradecjs iibont 25 miles north if Kirtitia Itiiiiiin cvaciiiilion of tho cilv wiuld teucl U foiilirjn olhiivrpurts frohi tlie frnui tiiai rjic buck la tirforse lims bisud on liir Sihkviintjt nvcr which roughly bisecis Albtmiu fromwestto east an member of Mr elfsL nist sxititlrot Elbiisan a inidAI cubinet confided thr neivs toold baniiui strong the Times Miss the vi ittc atjnr Secrc vesideiUs killed and wounded tary since rnri Die vam frjends ficre last week said bombers striking a series of heaiy blows ranging from the heart df alie an0 S11Q llrl hc PbJS did not disjturcd and thai Italian pris uie Dig riat lunn Italy them to tlie fiieiids accordj been lakeh inmopping tier fuluicl ihS to theTimes British Airmen brought back newspaper The 23tli Greek war com iuc said MtjskopoU 10 miles of Korito had beta cap tured and Italian pris oners iuid been lakeii in mopi up operations around Koritza Tlie Athens radio station was lelation committee veouices of Gieit Bntam in Ihc Umlcd statc mthiding ButishJ lowa He pointed out that in this section of the state Harvesting and silo fillings left only the last two in August as fair time which would not conflict with field work The secretaries present agreed to suggest the later date for the state fair at the next meeting of the association of Iowa fair man agers in the hope that il could be accomplished by 1942 Pritchard Mason City seconded Mr Henkcls motion that the seven secretaries pres ent organize an association of noth central Iowa fairs which was passed unanimously The secretaries elected Norton Bloom secretary of the Big 4 fair Nashua as tcmpoiary chairman fair nil of Allison counfy Courtney Lawyer Manly MINNESOTA Clouds occa sional light snou warmer west I oiivc nntnanig tiiiusn Monday night Tucitlaj mostly IPOpeUv He piopo cd T iloud light rain or SIIOH east llm1 01 o T 1 i nieVeS 1 3Ken fliimmg destruction al Iliej stood Misy Perkins had told Ihc lieard K Sofia broadcasting that vtist Krupp works atEssen at president she had rtoiic every villages near Moskonoh Ihiec Berlin railway slatinn and thing hid mil t do in the Ind betti thai the ecoud as uell poit of n of 11001 itu Me dcfci c line tin own up by tiic exception of the initiation of the Italians bdnnd Koritza had been lieilth m ui nice UIOEIIUH She is icpoiteri lu liar told the picsident tint tin lie ilth in in secretary H 11 Douglass Nortli wood Erhii Bonjcgcrdcs Manly R T Nelson Novlluvood counly agent light and eslrcmc north Moderate to fresh cast lo southeast winds Monday and Monday night oc casionally moderately north portion noon sucii etigition Monday after Iowa Kobcvt Fur iionii lowa lair KoDcrt Fur i LI LixrAki leigh Clear Lake Lee P Loomis IN MASON CITY MasonCity M C Lawson Ma son City S J Rankin Rockwell Charles W Gasswlnt Mason Citj Mr Pritchard Mr Henkel L R Curran Mason City Marion E Olson Mason City county agent and Mr Wilkinson Mitchell county fair C E Juhl Osage secretary Kossutli county fair E L Vincent Algona sec retary Big 4 fair Hurry Cort right G E Ellison 1 JIcDonnell R I Waitc and Mr Bloom all of Nashua GlobeGazette wealher sialis ahd Mi ns tcmpoiavy F Eiiel G A secretary and set Jan 25 as the I clay all of Hampton Franklin county fair Glenn D Craiglilon secretary ft i and L Ai tics Maximum Sunday Minimum Sunday night At 8 a m Monday YEAH AGO Maximum Minimum Precipitation The figures for Sunday maximum Saturday Minimum Saturday At 8 a m Sunday YEAIJ AGO Maximum Minimtim Precipitation 39 20 54 Orchestra Leader Asks Dancers to Depart Hall Burns to Ground NEWCASTLE Ind fire was discovered in thcd ance pavilion at Mt Lawn Springs near here Sunday night he orchestra leader remembered all he had heard about remaining calm In fact he romainqd so calm than 330 dancers laughed at him when he stopped the imisic arid aked them to get their coats and leave 9 the building It took morecalm persuasion 13 j plus the odor of smoke lo convince the crowd that it Was not a pvac j ticii joke They left the hall and j the building burned to the ground Loss was estimated at Thieve stole the gun I c piiK Dui beigRuhioil Bou logne Brest ant iat tei In ee un the ed t icncli 101 t Hitlers command sold nazi rt bv tiic hundicds it dcxciou tcitkcd Butam big industiwl citie and impoitant noils diop pmg moie than 660000 pounds rf I bombs on Bnmingham jnd nnotiict 600000 pounds of ind Cal C KepeaimK Tuuam ilats poultij i inchei ua i pf ilucken thiescs So lie bought a double baiielcd shotgun to getDUIM1UU Pouncls ind even with those guys He ciidntl InLpncliaiics on Southamp Ihr pun ton piogiim the penetrated and that the Italians i uld h nr to ceorganizc be i thud delon e line along the md mcutibK ShkAunbt 1 ei below Kluaaan 40 Duces Paper Praises British Resistance ROMJE UR Premier Benito Mussolmis Milan newspaper Po polo dltalin had praise Monday foi Gieat Britains lesihtance to GermanItalian air attacks It wnuld be a euor for the ajiis to undenaluc the gieat re sistance England is making as demonstrated by fhc English of all the nev said The fleet the Royal Air Force indus try high finance labor the mer chant marine and the government are doing all possible to fulfill their hard tasks SKCRKTAHY PERKINS denied milc noilhwft of Korilza The Greeks had Uraggcd artil lery through a wild uninhabited regionsulone the east bank nf lakc AlaJik and pushed oh north In thr slibre of Lake Ohrld west of JUKOslavias famous Svetle jionaslery They Uircw up strong positions intending to anchor the Greek right flank at liis point has the natural protection of Lake Ohriid and lltr political protection of Jugo slavias border Advance pa trols from this position readied Hie outskirts of Pogradcc at II a m Sunday Tioyal Air force circles iicie said British had bombed and dispersed several Italian columns on the KoiUzaPoRradec road Mondays Greek communique said thicc icticdtuig Italian columns had been bombed successfully but i o detnK The public safety niJiiistiy icpoited that there had bccTi no fuitliciItalian raids in the mtanor of Greece ;