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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 1, 1942, Mason City, Iowa i if sm I n f M NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HISTOHY A NO A DES MO 1 HE 3 I i THE NEWSPAPER THAT VOL XLVIII ASSOCIATED PKESS AND UNITED PRESS FUU LEASED WIRES FIVE CENTS A COPY MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 1 1942 MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS TIUS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 306 CARDS NIP YANKS 43 NEWSPAPER WEEK FRCites Importance of Press By CHARLES E MERCER NEW YORK JP The men who makea business of convert ing the worlds events into ink so that all may read and know paused Thursday and figuratively took stock of their record The occasion was the opening of national newspaper week Americas press had plenty to pat itself on the back about But it was too busy helping to win a alone any more than is any single fighter or worker or industry nor even any single na tion Its commander in chief Frank lin D Roosevelt put it this Way Our free press has not only is an essential parC of the steadying ballast which enables our ship to ride the storm irnposes grave new re sponsibilities ori allof us but i upon no ptiblicservant doesthe responsibility for truth and integ Kcavily than upon Theirs is the duty of keeping the people fully and faithfully informed The American people are vigi lant of their precious heritage of a free press They will permit neither its corruption nor its per version for selfish ends They will continue to regard it as their strong right handin war as in peace I believe that their confidence will be justified That confidence plus news abil ity has produced these actual re sults from the pressthus far in the war though the press isnt willing to call it the best yet A treasury department esti mate of 565000000 in war sav ings bonds as the result of free space in 10000 daily weekly and sectarian newspapers A total of in war stamps sold by newsboys Leadership in the nationwide scrap drive What cant be measured in ac tual figures is the newspapers role in the war of informing the people honestly of exerting vol untary censorship of facts which would harm the war program of holding the confidence of national leaders so that sometimes the di rection though not the exact path of the national effort may be pointed out to the people Nazi Chief on Stalingrad Front SMALLCHILD KILLED NEVADA 18 months olddaughter of Mr and Mrs Tru Jiri Corbin was injured fatally Wednesday when run over by an automobile Field Marshal Siesmund List nowhas given tBetask of ingrad He succeeds GenFedbr von Bock who i m siegehas been unable to wrest the industrial city from ihc reds J CLAIM tfOMEN TO LEAVE DAKAR Report on Evacuation May Be Buildup of Axis Propaganda of Threat VICHY official source said Thursday that Pierre Boisson governor of Dakar had decided to evacuate European women and children from the French wcs African port Axis and Vichy Frenchpropa ganda recently have pumped ru mors about Dakar apparently to plant the idea that an allied of fensive against the tactically im portant African port is impending The evacuation plan may be part of the build up French ship movements pre sumably in preparation for an evacuation were reported off Da kar and the announcement said he order was received calmly It was issued in the midst of ses sions of the first economic con ference of Dakar Africa at Dakar attended by representatives from all over French west Africa NELSON ARMS OUTPUT SPOTTY Materialsto Be Put on Allocation and Schedule Basis in 43 WASHINGTON Donald M Nelson of the war pro duction board reported Thursday Hat munitions output in Septem aer still was spotty indicating that the months output o planes tanks ships and orduanci would not be closer to the goa than the August production rec ord which he has described a not a record we can brag about It was spotty ajain last month Nelson said in re sponse to a press conference Question whether September had brought improvement in the manufacture of war imple ments Beginning with pf materials forwar bevdtv ided among war plants on ari al location basis in stead of productio requirements plan whic in essence is arefinement th priority system Nelson said that the productio requirement plan or PRP would be retained for only 25 35 per cent of the total armamen industry It has a place in those branches of productio where material is handled on th basis of as ba bearings rivetst nails arid th lesser ingredients of the war ma chine whose production canot b scheduled on an itemby item ba sis he explained But the bigger and guns and b handled on the basis of maleria schedules to meet the productio schedules Nelson said The exact mechanism of the transition to allocations has noi been settled Nelson said and the mechanisms will not be identical for each of the major items The production requircmen plan got into full swing Thursday the opening of the years four quarter Toll Rises to 29 in British Boys School LONDON death ro at a boys school in southern Eng land which was demolished by heavy German bomb Tuesday ha risen Thursday to 29 REVEAL NATION WIDE VISIT OF F R TO PLANTS Many Major Factories Inspected in 8754 Mile Presidential Tour WASHINGTON white louse lifted a two week censor hip on the movements of Presi dent Roosevelt Thursday and dis losed his return from an inspec ion tour of war factories through mt the country A formal statement The white house announces the eturn of the president to Wash ngton after a most successful two veeks inspection tour of the coun ry The president left Washington Thursday evening Sept 17 and shortly after noon Thurs day completing a trip of 8751 miles during which he inspected army and navy bases shipyards tank airplane and shell producing lants army navy and marine raining centers supply depot and embarkation ports The president traveled from Washington through Michigan Illinois Wisconsin Minnesota on west through North Dakota Mon tana and Idaho to Washington down the length of the Pacific coast and returned through the southwest Arizona New Mexico Texas to Louisiana and thence to Washington stopping at army can tonments In Mississippi and South Carolina Upon his return to the white house the president announced he would hold a press conference late Thursday for the purpose of giving the Washington correspon dents the story of his trip He was accompanied on the inspection tourby representatives ol UP and the INS St Louis Takes 2nd Game to Tie World Series at One All SPORTSMANS PARK ST St Louis oardmals defeated the Now York Yankees 4 to 3 Thursday afternoon in the second game of the world series FIRST INNING A ruck loaded with grapes overturned about eight miles east of Mason City on highway 18 about 6Aa oclock Thursday morn ing Howard Griffendorf who was driving fell asleep and the truck went into a ditch The truck owned by Charles Kerlikaska St Joseph Mich was damaged So were the grapes Weather Report FORECAST MASON CITY Continued m il d Thursday afternoon Thursday night and Friday forenoon IOWA Mild temperatures Thurs day night and Friday forenoon scattered showers or thunder storms in northeast portion Thursday night MINNESOTA Not much change in temperature Thursday night and Friday forenoon scattered light showers southeast portion Thursday night JN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics Maximum Wednesday 77 Minimum Wednesday night M At 8 a m Thursday 55 YEAR AGO Maximum 63 Minimum 42 Yanks Rizzuto walked and fiowie Krist began warming up n the Cardinal bullpen Rolfe flied to T Moore Rizzuto stole second Cullenbme struck out 3iMaggio out Kurowski to Hopp So runs no hits no errors one left Cards Brown walked T Moore sacrificed and both runners were safe when Bonham threw too late o second in an attempt to force Brown Alley Donald began ivarming up for the Yankees Slaughter flied to Keller Musial fouled to Hassett W Cooper doubled to right center scoring Brown and T Moore Hopp flied to DiMaggio Two runs one hit no errors one left SECOND INNING Yanks Keller flied to T Moore in short center Gordon doubled to left Dickey grounded out Hopp unassisted Gordon going to third Hasset out Brown to Hopp No runs one hit no errors one left Cards Rizzuto threw out Kur owski Marion fouled to Dickey Beazley was called out on strikes No runs no hits no errors none left THIRD INNING Tanks Bonham out Hopp un assisted Rizzuto lined to Musial Holfe doubled off the right field wall Cullenbine flied to Musial No runs one hit no errors one left Cards Brown flied to DiMaggio in left center T Moore fouled to Dickeyv Slaughter out Rizzuto nq errors none left FOURTH INNING Tanks DiMaggio fou 1 e d to Hopp Keller singled through the box Gordon lined to Kurowski Dickey stopping to Slaughter No runs two hits no errors two left Cards Musial out Rizzuto to Hassett Rizzuto came in fast to make the play and the Cardinals protested the decision Rolfe threw out W Cooper Hopp sin gled to right and when Cullen bine threw to first base Hassett dropped the ball and Hopp wcnl to second Hassett was charged with an error Kurowski flied deep to DiMaggio No runs one hit one error one left FIFTH INNING Tanks Bonham walked zuto singled to left Bonham stop ping at second Krist and Harry Gumbert began warming up for the Cardinals Holfe hit into a double play Brown to Marion to Hopp Bonham going to third Cullenbine flied to Musial No runs one hit no errors one left Cards Marion flied to DiMag gio in left center Beazley was called out on strikes Gordon threw out Brown No runs no hits no errors none left SIXTH INNING Yanks Marion threw out Di Maggio Keller flied to Musial Gordon was called out on strikes No runs no hits no errors none left Cards T Moore flied to Di Maggio Slaughter flied to Cullen bine Musial out Gordon to Has singled to right Keller at second Hassett flied Expect All Out Effort at Stalingrad LONDON ob servers closely following develop ments on Germanys eastern front Thursday interpreted Adolf Hit ters speech of Wednesday as meaning that the Germans would make one more allout attempt to take Stalingrad and the Grozny oil fields and then stabilize the front for the winter These observers an onymity is required expressed a belief that Hitler had already started withdrawing troops from inactive zones of the east to reinforce Marshal Kommel in Africa and the forces hold ins Italy Trance and Norway against the prospect of an al lied second front One observer said that Hitlers speech at the Berlin Sportspalast an annual fixture at the start of the German winter relief cam paign was the closest thing to n sane military report he has ever made In contrast to the usual rab blerousing talk hegave a state ment more like a sober report from conservative military men The Hitjcr passage which par ticularly evoked the interpretation of a reversion to a general hold ing action follows For this year we have drafted a very simple program First hold Gordon struck out Three runs in a11 circumstances what must be three hits no errors none left i held that is let the enemy run Cards Brown out Gordon to against us wherever we do not in ett No runs no hits no errors none left SEVENTH INNING Yanks Dickey popped to Hopp Hassett flied to Musial Marion hrew out Bonham No runs no hits no errors none left Cards W Cooper flied to Di ilaggio Hopp singled to right Kurowski tripled down the left field line scorine Hopp Keller made a desperate at tempt to catch the ball but just missed it Rolfe threw out Marion Kur owski holding third Beazlcy struck out One run two hits no errors one left EIGHTH INNING Tanks Rizzuto struck out Rolfe out Brown to Hopp Cul enbine beat out a hit to Brown Cullcnbine stole second DiMaggio singled to right scoring Cullcnbine Keller hit a homerun over the right field pavilion scoring DiMagjio ahead of him and tying the score selt T Moore Hied deep to DiMaggio Slaughter doubled down the right field line and went to third when Cullenbines throw got by Itizzulo Rizzuto was charged with an error JUusial singled scorine Slaughter W Cooper lined to Cullenbme One run two bits one error one left YarilfsiBickeyV field hit to BrownX Stainback ran for Dickey Hassett singled to right but Stainback was out try ing to make third on the hit Slaughter to Kurowski Ruffing tend to advance and let him storm as long as he wants to hold ada wjit to see who tires out first Second absolutely at tack in all circumstances where attack is necessary Apart from supposed German withdrawals in inactive areas of the eastern front observers here believed that divisions heavily mauled in the Stalingrad figbt inealsoarebeihE replacedand withdrawn to Germany for ri fiitihr rebulldine and rest thence to be sent to France Norway and Italy instead of back to Russia batted for Bonham Ruffing flied out to Slaughter Marion threw out Rizzuto No runs two hits no errors one left Woodbury Deputies Protest Cuts in Pay SIOUX CITY Wood bury county deputy sheriffs re mained on the job Thursday while Sheriff W R Tice and the board of supervisors sought to iron out a pay difficulty Wednes day the deputies refused to ac cept pay checks with cuts of S750 each The supervisors granted the deputies increases of a month last January but under an attorney generals ruling the su pervisors cannot give raises above a certain amount US Soldier Killed in Northern Ireland BELFAST Northern Ireland States army head quarters announced Thursday lhal an American soldier was killed in a disturbance in the streets of Antrim Wednesday nigfit involv ing U S military police and U S soldiers Identification of he dead soldier by name in cabled dispatches was forbidden by the censor GIVE PROMISE IN FUEL OIL BUYING WASHINGTON oil consumers in a 30state rationing area may purchnsc supplies Thursday with a written promise to surrender their required num ber of ration coupons when they are distributed by the office of price administration later this month The wnr production boards coupon credit system also re quires dealers and suppliers re ceiving deliveries of fuel oil to pledge submission of coupons as soon as they are available for the number of gallons delivered 2 WAACs Are AWOL Picked Up in Kansas LEAVENWORTH Katls Major James Elliott Fort Lcav enworth public relations officer said twomembers of the womens army auxiliary coins whose iden tity was not disclosed had been placed aboard a train for Fort DCS Mpines after being AWOL The pair was picked up in Atchi son Knns by militarypolice FRESH GERMAN TANKS LUNGING AGAINST BEDS Nazis Plunge Deeper Into City at Terrific Cost of Men Machines By ROGEH D GREENE Associated Press War Editor Defenders of siegetorn Stalin grad arcfacing the most decisive moment in 38 days of asault it was announced officially Thurs day as fresh German tanks lunged deeper into the Volga metropolis at a terrible cost in men and ma chines Red Star tba Russian army newspaper suit it was the hour of supreme peril a n d de clared there was no place to STALIN retreat Premier Stalin personally tele phoned an order to the soviet gar rison commander to stand firm and put down panic dispatches said Thousands of civilians wcre re ported aiding the red army troops in street battles and latest ac counts said the defenders wcre counterattacking bitterly in re sponse to Stalins V Reel Star did not explain ils statement of no place to re treat but it was believed that Russian ships on the Volga had been so hard hit by nazi bomb ers that they would be unable to moveanybie torce eastward across theriyer Hitlers high command vdt dared German shock troops liad driven several more wedges the northern sector of Stalingrad Reds Break Through N W of Stalingrad LONDON Reuters dis patch from Stockholm said Thursday that Marshal Timoshcn kos forces battling to relieve Stalingrad had broken through the German defensive position at some points along the Don north west of Stalingrad of the grave new and asserted that nazi gunners had destroyed 98 out of 100 tanks mostly of British and American make which led n soviet coun terattack farther north A Moscow radio broadcast said at least 13000 German troops had been killed in storming the city during the last week and added The situation remains serious but the citys defenders are determined to fight to the last drop of blood for every house and for every yard of the streets Volga river sailors and dock workers continued at their jobs moving troops and sup plies despite incessant attacks on the city by 1000 nnzi bomh crs The new German thrust engi neered by the ruthless Field Mar shal Siegmund List successor to m Jiidi oiLamuiiq jjist successor tc Pictures Taken While President Spent 2 Weeks Inspecting War Factories Throughout U S v ci ;