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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 4, 1939, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HIST Af T OEPT or i R w A c P OES UOINES VOL XLV ASSOCIATED PBESS AND UNITED PHISS FULL LEASED WIRES FIVE CENTS A COPV wiMJ THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 4 1939 MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT THIS PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 308 YANKEES NIP REDS IN OPENER 21 Arms Ban Puts U 5 in War CLASHES WITH CONNALLYOVER CASH CARRY Texas Senator Fears U S to Lose Ships If Law Is Not Changed WASHINGTON Senator Vandenberg R Mich told the senate Wednesday that admini stration efforts to repeal the arms embargo were directed at reach ing into the existing area of for eign war to aid one belligerent against another Vandenberg read a speech op posingr revision of the neutrality law after Senator Connally D Tex had predicted that Germany would begin sinking American merchant vessels un less the administration bill was adopted The measure would substitute a title and carry system ot sales of munitions and all other sup plies for the present arms em bargo It would prohibit American ships from carrying any goods to warring nations Vandenberg said he thought that repeal of the embargo would be a deliberately unneutral act which may too easily be the fore runner of others when once the habit starts Consciously or but mostly consciously he said Sff we sat asked from IBT onrHeritraJItypolicy In of one belligerent whom our personal sympathies largely fa vor and against another bel ligerent whom our personal fceiings largely condemn In my opinion his is the road that may lead us to war and I will not voluntarily like it Vandenberg declared it was a treacherous doctrine that we can do a lot things short of war to help our though we might successfully be half in this war and yet stay safely out Connallys appeal for adoption of the administration bill opened the second day of senate debate on neutrality law revision The debate was suspended Tuesday be cause of the death of Senator Logan D Ky Siding with the administration on this issue although he was op posed it on various domestic ques tions Connally pointed out that the law which imposed the arms embargo left United States mer chantmen free to carry other goods to belligerents He cited a long list American vessels attacked or sunk by Ger man craft before this countrys entrance into the World war and declared They were attacked or sunk notbecause they carried arms or munitions or implements of war but because they carried general commerce and on the theory lhat the destruction of such commerce aid Germany and injure the allies What Germany did in he World war she will flo in this war Unrestricted submarine warfare on all neutral commerce has already begun Germany did not hesitate to sink our ships before we entered the World war and ivere at peaxic She will not hcsiiate to do so now Thus Connally said the present embargo act does not guarantee the United States against war but its continuance as law in volves a constant threat of our being plunged into war through the sinking of American ships and American cargoes The administration title and carry bill would make it wholly improbable that any American vessel or cargo would be sunk he continued because it provides that all goods purchased by belligerent nations must be transported in foreign ships and that the purchas ers must take title to the ship ments before they leave American shores Touching on the contention of repeal opponents that lifting of the embargo would benefit Brit ain and France because their sea power would prevent Germany from buying in this country Con nally said the United States vas not undertaking to impair ad vantages which Germany enjoyed by reason of her location It has no right he added to deny or to curtail natural advantages which Britain and France might enjoy By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Verbal ammunition was most in evidence Wednes day in the European con flict which lulled on the actual battlefields The world watched what effect Prime Minister Chamberlains house of commons speech would have on the continuation of hostilities Both French and German communiques reported calm on the western front The French said there was artillery fire from both sides south ofZwei bruecken On the eastern front Germany said mopping up action took place involving fights with shattered por tions of Polish troops Switzerland heard re ports of an impending Ger man thrust at France through Alsace and the Burgundy gateway near the Swiss frontier Ger manyjs upper Rhine garri sons were Keen strengthened for this pur pose On the sea the German communique said 72 addi tional steamers had been searched for contraband since Sept 30 and some taken into German ports Norwegian shipping brokers announced they had been asked by Russia to furnish ships for carry ing wood cargoes to Britain and France Germany has seized or sunk such cargoes in the Baltic as contraband DIES FOLLOWING GUN BATTLE DBS MOINES gun bat tle over the serving of traffic charge warrants had resulted Wednesday in the death of Dr Hubert H London 46 Negro physician Dr j n i Tuesday eve U D untnijjL iu strive inc traffic count warrants on him at house to a garage after icdi had been poured into the place PARLEY DRAWS 400 DELEGATES TO MASON CITY W F M S Members Hold 56th Meeting at Methodist Church Approximately 400 delegates and members ol the Womens For eign Missionary society were in Mason City Wednesday afternoon as the first session of the Des Moines branchs 56ih meeting got under way Delegates were pres ent from Louisiana Missouri Ar kansas and Iowa A keynote message Now Abid One Heart One Way by Mrs Alice Rigby Moore followed the opening hymn when the session opened at 2 oclock in the First Methodist church here The musical presentation of the afternoon consisted of two piano solos by Miss Mary Tremaine who played Chopins Polonaise and Seguidilla by I Albeniz Miss Tremaines solos were fol lowed by the business meeting of the afternoon W The business meeting was main ly devoted to reports by various chairmen on the activities of the group during the past year The reports were given by the follow ing chairmen Mrs F H Hubbard finance Miss Minnie Calhson depot of supplies Mrs Frank G Brooks foreign department Mrs A M Thprnburg itinerariesMrs Emma Cassel juniors Mrs J L Shroy er stewardship Mrs W T Rog ers membership Mrs D W Brit ton field support Mrs Oilman Smith publications committee Mrs Bruce J Flick literature and Mrs W M Dudley 70th an niversary Following the business meeting delegates split into two smaller groups for delegation meetings by conferences During the morning prior to the opening of the three day meeting officers of the branch met in a business meeting at the church The branch officers pres ent included Mrs Frank L Wright president Mrs Dudley vice president Mrs J F Boeye vice president Mrs C L Mead vice president Mrs Otis Moore corresponding secretary Mrs Brooks associate corresponding secretary Mrs J D Bragg secretary home base Mrs HnhhnrVt ti Cassell Mrs Shroyer secretary Chris tian stewardship Mrs Rogers membership secretary Mrs Brit The program Wednesday German Legions Marching Into Warsaw day and Today Following the session a reception is to be held for Dr Magee with all Cornell college alumni and friends invited to attend All sessions of the meeting are being held at the First Methodist church The Hev Clarence E Flynn is pastor of the church NAZIS CONTINUE PEACE HOPES Fuehrer Will Go to Warsaw Thursday Will Probably Speak Friday BERLIN will continue her peace offensive de spite Prime Minister Neville Chamberlains speech to the house of commons Tuesday a well in formed foreign office source said Wednesday Chamberlains speech was not considered an answer to the Russo German peace declaration of last week and Fuehrer Adolf Hitler it was indicated by this source lias decided to stake immediate chances of ending the war on his forthcoming speech to the reichs tag If his offers then are rejected by the alKes Germany plans con sultations with Russia and Italy as to to be taken France Cracks Down on 31 Circulating Peace Support Steps Characterize Official Reaction to NaziSoviet Offer for jews and one for Poles are pure invention It was not expected that Hitler would call he reichstag to hear his formal peace proposals before Friday as nazi circles understood that he planned to go to Warsaw on Thursday Well informed quarters forecast that Hitler in his reichstag speech would say he is prepared to dis cuss establishment of a small Po lish state on condition that the halt the PAKIS authori ties cracked down Wednesday on personswhosename appeared as signatures to an appeal for im mediate peace arresting two and starting an inquiry against 29 others These steps seemed to char acterize the governments reaction to the Germansoviet Russian ot fer of peace based on the parti tion of Poland The appeal had been circulated among members of parliament The two men arrested were identified as writers One was known as Lecoin and the other as Jean Giono The arrests were made under a decree law of Sept 1 forbidding any publication sus ceptible of exercising an unfor tunate influence on the spirit of the army and the people The French censor deleted from this dispatch the names of the 29 persons against whom in vestigation was ordered Meanwhile semiofficial sources asserted that French guns domi nated six German industrial cen ters in the Saar and Palatinate regions the western front Bergzabern Pirmasens Zwei bruecken Saarbruecken Saar louis and Merzig rk on small Polish state would have to Woman Yester be approved by Berlin and Mos cow FRANCE WILL CONTINUE WAR PARIS tf Premier Daladier told the chamber of deputies for eign affairs committee Wednesday that France intended to continue the war that has been imposed on us Following up Prime Minister Chamberlains declaration in the house of commons Tuesday Dala dier let it be known his govern ment would stand loyally with Britain against any dictated peace France docs not wish to live longer in the state of insecurity of these last years the premier told Ihe committee in a three hour session She refuses to bow to violence and accomplished facts She wish es not a truce between aggres sions but durable peace guaran teeing absolutely her national se curity a system of security for all nations Colorado to Have 2 Legal Thanksgivings DENVER will have two Thanksgiving days President Roosevelts on Nov 23 and Gov Ralph L Carrs Nov 30 Both will be legal holidays PROBE LAW ENFORCEMENT OTTUMWA Chamber of Commerce authorized its presi dent C C Coupland to name a committee to investigate law en forcement agencies in OtUimwa and Wapello county as a result of what it termed heavy increases in crimes in this district recently LOOK INSIDE FOR SENATOR LUNDEEN Reaffirm Stand Not to Lift Arms Embargo PAGE 2 Fire Destroys Three Homes in North Iowa PAGE 3 Trojans Face Norse in Thursday Night Tussle PAGE It Dickey Singles in 9th to Bring Home Keller for Victory SCORE BY INNINGS 234 56789 RHE Reds HBHDBH0H HD El H Yanks QEIEI0I1E1HH Q0 0 El STADIUM In a dramatic noisy end ing Charley Keller tripled and Bill Dickey singled him home m the ninth inning Wednesday to give the world champion lankees a 2 to 1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds in the first game of the 193J world series The sudden ending of one of the tightest hurling tests m recent series history came with one out in the final frame Keller sent a tremendous fly almost to the centerfielcl wall 407 feet from the plate STADlmr NEW and Ival Goodman barely got WjTbc official boxhis hands on the ball Joe DiMaggio was purposely passed and Dickey rifled a liner into short center with count one and one As Dickeys hit went scream ins into center field scoring Charlie Keller with the winning No 1 for Yankees YORK acnre CINCINNATI N L AB R H Weriier 3h Frey 2b 4 Goodman rf 2 McCormick lh 3 Lombard c 3 Craft cf 3 Berber If 3 Myers ss 3 Derringer p 3 1 0 TOTALS 28 NEW 1 4x25 5 YORK A L AB R II O A Crosetti ss 4 0 0 1 7 Kolfe 3b 4 0 0 1 2 Keller rf 4 1 1 2 C DiMaggio cf 1 3 0 1 2 Dickey c 4 0 1 4 Selkirk If 30 0 2 0 Gordon 2b 3 1 1 2 Dahlgren lb 3 a 1 13 Rutting p 3 0 1 I 3 TOTALS 31 2 6 27 1G out when winning run scored Kuns batted in McCormick Dahlgren Dickey tuo base hits Dahlgrcn three base hits Keller stolen bases Goodman double plays Kolfe to Gordon lo Dahl srcn Iluffimr to Crosetti to Gor don to Dahfgren Gordon to Cro setli to Dahlgren left in bases New York 3 Cincinnati 1 earned runs New York 2 Cincinnati 1 bases on balls Ruffing I Good Derringer 1 strikeouts by Ruffincr 1 Good man Craft fiercer by Der ringer 7 Dickey Selkirk Cro setti Keller Gordon Dahlgrcn Umpires McGowan plate Kcardon first base Sum mers second base Pinclli third base Time Charge Man Fatally Beat Mother With Chair MINNEAPOLIS Minn shattered kitchen chair was en tered as an exhibit Wednesday in the rial of Joseph H Person 47 for the slaying of his 82 year old mother last April 28 The chair was broken prosecution attorneys said when Person used it as a weapon to bent his mother to death on the day before he was to have been married The Weather FORECAST MINNESOTA Cloudy Wednesday night and Thursday with intermittent rain slightly warmer in extreme south por tion Wednesday night cooler in extreme southeast portion Thursday IOWA Mostly cloudy local showers Wednesday night and in northeast and extreme east por tion Thursday cooler in ex treme west portion warmer in northeast portion Wednesday night slightly cooler in east and south portion Thursday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statis tics Maximum Tuesday 76 Minimum Tuesday niffht 43 At 8 a m Wednesday 51 Rain irace YEAR AGO Maximum so Minimum BRITAIN KEEPS DOORS AJAR LONDON has left the door open for consideration of any German proposal to end the war but is charting her course on Ihe assumption that present diplomatic maneuvers are merely a lull before a greater storm of warfare Official sources said no formal message relating lo the German offer to end the war on Germanys terms had reached London They added they knew nothing of any impending communications along that line British public opinion as ex pressed through the press backed up the stand taken by Prime Min ister Chamberlain in the house of commons Britain would test any nazi proposal in the light of Adolf Hitlers past prom ises which Chamberlain said had proved worthless run fate snalched a glorious game from Paul Derringer Cin cinnati right haniler who had pitched brilliant courageous baseball Inning after inning Derringers big right arm rose and fell sweep ing a curve across the plate that held in check all the power in the Yankee lineup But matching him pitch for pitch was Hufus the Red Ruff ing ace otthe Yankee staff who stepped out onthemd sore arm and pitched a game f It might haie been a different story on this gloomy chilly afl ernoon if the Yankee infield had not played brilliant baseball be hind Kuffing Time after time the double play twins Joe Gor don and Frankic Crosetti cut down rallies fry the Reds with fast sparkling Fieldinp FIRST INNING Kcds Judge Landis baseballs high commissioner threw out the first ball Werber flied to Selkirk Frey sent an easy fly o DiMag gio Goodman fanned No runs no hits no errors none lcfl Yankees Crosetti sent a high fly to Goodman Rolfe bounced to Frey who threw him out easily Keller sent a lazy fly lo Werber No runs no hifs no errors none left SECOND INNING Reds McCormick lined a sharp single over Crosettis head into left center field Lombard bound ed into a last double play Rolfe to Gordon o Dahigren Craft fanned No runs one hil no er rors none lcfl Yankees Goodman made a fine running catch of DiMaggios fly Dickey was called out on strikes Selkirk was the second straight strikeout victim for Derringer No runs no hits no errors none left THIRD INNING Retls Beiger fanned Myers lined the second pitch over Gor dons head and into right field for a single Derringer sent a ground ball through the middle which touched Huttings hand and con tinued on to second base Crosetti msde a barchand pickup flipped to Gordon to force Myers and Gordan threw to Dahigren in time to retire Derringer on a spectacu lar double play No runs one hit no errors none left Yankees Gordon sent a high foul fly to McCormick Dahigren was thrown out on a slow roller Frey lo McCormick Ruffing cracked a single into left Crosettis foul tip was held by Lombard BILL DICKEY brings ivin CHARLEY KELLER triple ;