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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 4, 1940, Mason City, Iowa NORTH DAILY EDITED FOR H i s r D 1 T rr VOL XLYI ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS FUU LEASED WIRES FIVE CENTS A COPX THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY OCTOBER 4 1940 MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT THIS PAPER CONSISTS Of TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 311 DICTATORS MAP OUT NEW EUROPE VAST DECISIONS MADE ASSERTS ITALIAN EDITOR Gayda Declares New Points to Affect Deeply Course of War BULLETIN ROME sources re ported Friday night that winter campaign plans calling for speeding of the German attack ori the British Isles and the It alian push Into Egypt were drafted Friday at the Brenner pass conference By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Hitlei and Benito Mustolini aie so certain of vic toiylhcy can now begin diafting the gieat constiuclive lines of then new Emopean and Afucan edifice Vugimo Gayda often 11 Nazis Report Big Things Are in Offing By LOUIS P LOCHVER BERLIN author ized sources declared Friday tliat the very fact that Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini wcie meeting toLeave Jan 319 Duces editoual clared Friday bpokesman de The neupoints derided by the axis leaders at their Bren nero meeting Friday Gayda added are destined lo affect dceplv the course ot the war and the political andeconomic evolution of the continents into which the war of the axis more directly cuts The editoi of II Gioinale D Italia declared the vvoilcl may be sure that the two leaders do not move only loi foimal meet ings Each of their meetings like each of their decisions is a con structive historic fact of vast im portance whichsurpasses contin gencies the moment he said Usually sotfrces suggested fef tween the United States and the RomeBerlin axis occupied Hit ler and at the Bren nero meeting In Bciim the general expecta tion was in evidence both in of ficial and unofficial quai to that ncx moves would fool IVnthcommg ooo uhich would astound vvoild The tubjecfs discussed aid the officially inipiietl tommen tniy Dient Aus Dcutschland in significance even the complex questions tieated during the laat two meetings the two axis foreign ministers Informed personsin Beilm said many indications pointed to the Balkans as the foiemost sub ject Jugoslavia has been wooed consistently by the axis and now both the German and Italian press have put pressure on Greece Observers here believed that the Brenner meeting was given added significance by the presence of General Field Marshal Wilhelm Keilel chief of the supreme com mand of the German aimed foi ces 3 Hour Meeting Reported Cordial THE BRENNER PASS Italian Geunan Frontiei Hil Jer and Benilo MuvsoUm debated all pioblems involved in new the offing wluch might bccoiue evident toon These boiirces expiessed the greatest indignation that the meet ing was revealed prematurely saying any movement of he chitr of state was a mihtarv secret They declaied that m event ol lepelition fhey might iiuoke German espionage lavus iinder which they said foieign lour nahsts uill fall as well as anybody eJsc The SiPcunty oC tlie countrv endangered by such premature revelations they said As for the bigmlicance of thr Bieuner pass confeiencc tliese iources laid that when Baker Retires as of Iowa Board of Education Has Been Member of State Group Since Organization in 1909 AMES T Baker of a mcmbei of the sUte boaid of education since its found both slatcsmeii met last Inly 2 thr en emy power was in bad shapp Events have a of casting their shadows beloie their Extremely reticent regarding the Brenner meeting those au thorized sources pointed out merely lhat ail ot the conferences between Hitlei and Mussolini which tnis is the sKth have ie sulted m axis action Difficulties government controlled British Broadcasting corporation declared dryly of the Brenner pass conference Apparently the dictators are Jiavingdifficulties and Mir t try bis to way oit It seems that each ot the axis partners wants to get help from the both to discuss uajs and means of Ueeninir the United Slates out of their fight with Great Britain war blows against Great Britiim and axis plans for a new ordei in iurope and Africa Friday at a cordial three h o u i meeting aboard an armoreditiain In Home the fascist spokesman Virgmio Gayda said the coirfci ence was designed to speed ip the the Meditqnancan campaign against and Gi GERMANXANE ATTACK VICIOUS Bomber Relays Also Thunder Up Thames River Toward London By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS if to even war after Britain announced destiuction of nine axis submarines and a destroyer German planes in i clays thundered up the Thames against London Puday afternoon and blasled viciously at a southeast coast town in J909 and piesident for the last 15 years announced his lesig nation heie Friday Baker said he made the deci sion on advice of his physician who told him that his present state of health demanded he re linquish the burdens of Ihe presidency He will continue to be a member of the board Bakei is one of the thiee uug inal membeis oCtlie hoaid of edu cation and its thud piesident m the 31 yeais of its existence His letter of icsignallon was presented duung a meeting of the boaid hcfe Friday It said I am sending thiough my time fiiend Mr Boyd my lesigrjat uou as piesidcnt of the Iowa Mate bqdrd rif education fa take effect immediately upon the se lection of a successor I deeply i egret that I not been able to take part m youi de libeiations during the past thiee months However I have followed with deep mteiest all that you have accomplished and it has my entire approval I wish to thank you all for the uniform courtesy and coopera tion you have shown me through all the yeais of our association 1 take gieat satisfaction and pride in what this board has accom plished and what it has stood for My highest hopefor its future is that it may continue to be a sbicfly nonp United body During my administration and that ofmy predecessors it has been he general practice to have a united board wlien it conies to reachinjj a conclusion on any matter of outstanding importance It is my earnest hope lhat this principle may continue to govern in the fu if Bakei almost fiom He begin mg of his service vvilh the boaid l devoted a large portion of his time ds a mcmbei of the building and business committee An cngmeei he gave much of hii piofesbional knowledge to the programs of plant expansion Ued on at the states educational institutions duung the last 31 years Baker was piecerfed qs presi dent of the board by D D Mur Elkadei1 who served fronV 1913 lo 1325 and by J H Trewm GEORGE T BAKER British sources said the poundliisr of the unidentified southeast coast ton an area long regarded as the likcli of Cedar Hapids the fust presi dent who held office from 1909 to 1913 Japs Say Decision Up to US T O KI O Prmce Konoye invited the United States Friday to cooperate with the RomeBerlinTokio axis and de clared on the other hand that any United States challenge to axis di jusion oL world The lisue at peace or war in tne Pacific Konoye said in an inter lew published by Domei J a neic news agency is upto he United States and hois is the le sponsibility tor any adjustment relations with Japan At piesent theie uno toneiele idea o take the initiative m ne gotiating vvHh the United he haid Howevei vvhether Iha Pacific will becomethe scene of war m peace solely depends on whether Japan and the United Stales respect understand each olhei h position In an interview at Kyoto vvith the Japanese prew the piemier in god the United States to xccon sider hei previous position and positively cooperate with axis constiuction of a new world or der1 AXIS IS SEEKING DEFEAT OF FR Roosevelt Takes Notice of Assertions Made in New York Paper WASHINGTON Roosevelt Fiiday took official no tice of asseitions 1hat Geimany and Italy aie working to defeat him jn the November election Mi Roobevell lead to a pi ess conference a New Yoik Times dispatch fioin Rome which ds hcited tliat the axis is out to bctt PiCMdent Roosevel The president said he uas merely calling this jieuspaper tory to the attention of the correspondents He refused ID conjecture on its accuracy He read from the dispatch when he was asked had any reason to believe that Germany and Italy arc working for his de feat The dispatch was specific Hi Its charge Mr Roosevelt read two of the nios1 pertinent paragiaphs to the nearly 200 correspondents Will Train at Camp in South Mason City nationdl gxiaid units will be called for a yeaib active tiainmg sometime between Jan 3 and Jan 59 1941 attendingto jn foimation icleahcd by Gen Charles H Giahl Fiiday At the same time authorization will be made tor increase of guard units by 50 per cent accoidmg to war department information bringing the total itiength fiom 4779 to 7108 men the incieaie lo be made m the 10 day peuod between the call and Die time the men leave for camp The contemplated increase Mould raise the enlisted strength of If and F companies in Mason Cilv from 77 lo 129 men each Capt Frederick B Shaffer ot F company said Mason City iie daily D D assembled encc at his press confer Shenaridoah Coach Is Hurt When Tackled SHENANDOAH It he Shenandoah Mustangs tackle their So far as the United States is concerned the dispatch said the axis is primarily interested in keeping Jier out of the war and trying to prevent or immmije her help to Britain The thiee power alliance was intended to be one i step in this direction It well may taken Moreover the axis is out to beat President Roosevelt not as a measure of interference m American internal politics but because of the presidents for eign no I icy and because nf for which he stands Jn the eves at Italians arid Ger mans This election is realised to he of vast importance to the axis Therefore it is normal strategy todo something before Nov 3 which would somehow have a great effect on the elec toral campaign V ijr Roosevelt vva askcrl it his attention to this dispatch had any connection with the charges made by Henry A Wallace democratic vice presidential candidate that the axis would welcome election or Wendell L Willkie The president refused to answer the question directly He said lie was throwing the dispatch at the assembled correspondents that Jt a newspaper story and that the correspondents might make their own conclusion 1 Couple Found Shot est place for an attempted Gcr i I man the uorst it OH lOWa LUV had exneripnpprf had experienced 4V if Eailier in the fume legion Gei man coanil gxins on the Fjench shoie picked a Biitish convov out of the mmky dawn on thp Stiait of Dover uid lakcd the ships with booming inlv oes Shells m the vvatei of the SUait opponents as haid as they did i Coach Ray Mooie il will be just too bad The Shenandoah high i toath lias been in bed thiee diy uith contusioii of the Alarm Tniirc heart following a viuom tncUc ialITI King Ignores Raid enlisting moie men in their com panies and makind lapid prepara tion for fhcir period at ramp The Iowa guard will train pt Camp Beauiegaid La and at Bnnv nvvood Geneial Grahl aid he leceived the iiifoimation Washington D C saying that all units of tho guaid except the 113th Cavahy will tiain at Camp Beauiegard located near Alevandua La and that the vull be sent to Browmvood Guardsmen fcom Minnesota North Dakota and South Dakota with the exception of the cavalry will also be stationed at Camp Beauregard the general said Both Louisiana and Texas eanlps will be tent camps except for some officers quarters and warehouses now under construc tion he declaied GEneralGrahl declared he anticipated no diffi culty in gaining the 50 per cent increase BUND PREPARED FOR CERTAIN DAY Former Member Says Bundsmen Told Hitler Would Give the Word WASHINGTON Riciiard Weiner 37 jear old York chef and former member of the GermanAmerican bund Ki iday told a Dies subcommittee he given militaiy tiaining in the bund for a certain day when Adolf Hitlei would the word for the U S government to be overthrown We vveie told by our leaders we must bepiepared foi a certain day and know what to do he said The day was to be when the bund would overthrov tins i ROV Gei shook houses on the Kentish shoie It was not disclosed in Lon do development presumablytnclud the portion o the United i Gll Slates and Soviet Jf After thr mcetlns attended by German and Ital ian military leaders as veil a both foreign ministers Hitler and Mussolini departed for their capitals aboard armored trains on which were mounted anti aircraft guns if Both naiis and ftisusls said conference would have extremely important results as has been the asc when the two leaders have met m the past But it was cmpha sized lhat no infoimation was to be expected until after plans dis cupsed on the aimored turn guarded by alert antiaircraft gun crews had been put into effect Tlie actual talk between Hitler and was biief lasting only from 1110 a m to p m 01 houit and 40 muiulf They Ihcrihnd luiichron and Mus tiain dcpMcd dl lo p in Ihtlfi n Irfl Hie BCIIIK i J it J 40 n m five J bcfoic Mussoliujv pulled out vvhcliici but it Higfung iu illoon bai t age the toiit piomonloiy the mi Sci man gun The loai of teimcd the Cap whole the Ining itlticKeis coming up the Thames Estuaiy ignjlccl the icttnn to hobaUle of Lon don nftei the quietest of the 27 since the ui ot Jic capitil began Duung HIP aftcinoon ahum two bombi fell in an cast London distnct damaging four houses m eight persons weic believed i trapped It was Londons fust taid since clavvn IOWA CITY Xv Cox and his wife were found dead in their automobile parked a load three mile1 iioith of heie 011 highway No 218 Friday morn ing police icpoited Friday Dr Geoige Callahan county cooner said Cox had piobably shot his wife and then ended hislife m the same manner Callahan believed the shooting was pveairangcd PIONEER TEACHER BURIED BOONE ifl5 Services weic JicJd heir Triday foi Mr ijar net M Fax re 96 pioneer Bowie school teacher who died ot liemt disease She boi n in Linn counly and ame here at the age of 14 in an cait BREAK INTO STATION GENEVA Minn lam bioke into a gasoline station eaily Fiiday and found an empty cash register Shci iff Hjalmar Wulff and went quietly dbout the ness of inspecting uid bhclteis despite the occasional ciump of bombs neaiby with us E la cued one in an end sheltei astonished that ciiu a1 Albeit said the thieves king should be out while a rear door I planes droned overhead trip Rovoinment nnd establish eminent like they have i many j iid Ful Kului 1m i piisoned lund leadei Icstified faKcly iviien lie trild tnc Dic1 commitlee that only nativebom GomanAmcucan could bcion to the bund He said 2i pei cent of the bund O D tioopcis to which he aliens tie aid the figuie might even be highei ji the eiihie bund mcm i bersliip Tiger Hit Barrage Crumbles Reds With 7 to 4 Score SCORE BY INNINGS 1234 56789 RH Reds QQQQElEiniQ 0 BHIGGS STADIUM Detroit Tigers Fri day exploded a 13hit bavrage to overwhelm the Cincinnati Reds 7 to 4 and gain a two to one advantage in the 1940 series Homers by Rudy Yoik and Frank Higgius each with a tcamrrmte on base gau Detroit four tallies in the seventh chased Jim Turner stari ng Cincinnati pitcher to the bowers The Tigers picked up ivfn mow runs in the eighth off loe Beggs on a triple by Hank Greenbeig a single by Biuce Campbell jniri a double by Higgtnt The Reds had counted onr tally n then half uf the eighth tin one Hso blows by Billy Myers Bill Wcibei sncl Mike McCormick f tKST INNING lined the fust pitcli to the left field corner for a iouble M McCoimick struck out Goodman singled bhiuply tQ cen ter scoring Werber F McGormick flied to CiunpbSlI QobdrflanJiold mg first Ripple wat called out on strikes One run hits no er rors one left grounded out yeii lo F McCoimick McCosky lolled out Jooat to F McCormick Gehringer bounced out Turner to F McCormiek No runs no hits no errors noneleft SECOND IJJNING right Jpost was called out on Strikes Myers popped to Bartell behind the box Lombard hold ing second Tuuier flicd lo Mc l Coiky m t center Xo runs 1 one Jnl no errors one left 0 fanned Yoi k VU i illcd iul on htuUcs Camp 0 brll doubled In deep Jeftcenln IIH the fnsl hit off Tumor Hip gin1 sumndcd out Wribei lo McConnick No runs nnc hit no errors one left THIRD INNING giounder nut Bailull to Yoik M McCoimick grounded oul Bridges In York Goodman lined to McCosky No luns no hils no errors none left Hied to flip pie Bridges fanned swinging at tluer pitchcb BaUell flied to M McCoimick No runs no hits no errors none left FOURTH INNING McCorrmclc i oiled ou Higgins to York Ripple grounded out Gchrmger to York Lombairti ffiounded out Higgins to York No runs no hits no none TOJIMY BRIDGES pitcher Bengals Roar AB R H PO A E Werher 36 Goodman rf F MciUick Ripnlc IT Lombard Baker r Mjers ss Turner p Moore p lit xxFrcy Totals il nr AB Subway Is Refuge During London Air Raid Bartell s SIcCosky cf Gehrlnger 2b Grecnberg ff York Ib Campbell rf Higglns 3b Tebbcts Bridges p Totals 35 7 13 27 12 1 SLMMAIIY Huns balled in M Mctormiok Gnoilman Joust York 2 Campbell Hig Kiiii 3 base hits Werner Lombard Campbell McCoskv is three base home runs York left on bases Cincinnati DCt troll 4 bases on balls off Bridges 1 1 struck out by Turner 4 Beggs1 in 3 Tigers to lonlej Gelningcr Miiglod ftjt F baic luiid sending id thud Girenbeig hit into a rluublr Wcitafi to Iooj1 tn F MiCoiniiik MiCoslv mjr on tle play Yoi K to i iahl Campbell Ixiuncrd out to F McCojmitk tniasislod One run three hits no errors one left FIFTH INNING filed to McCoky Myeis rul llijigin lo Tut nci fHert to Campbell to IhiJislit field wall Nn errors none Irft fanned At bombs Icsst hic high explosive i weic dropped on tiio south easl coast town by in attack foi milion A ButNi Pi ess association couespondent i a id I they scored a direct hit on the front part of an historic castle and demolished houses in two stieets There veie a number of cas ualties some fata U v y The British admiralty report fnf on activities of recent Mceks that an Italian destroyer two Italian iiibmarinrs aid Gcimati Is hail lien s nt to the bottom by Britinps vy n widcransiiiR iiavat forces The Weather FORECAST IOUA Fair and somewhat cooler Friday night and Satur das MINNESOTA Partly cloudy iiOuth cloud with occasional light rain north portion cooler west and south Friday nicht Saturday partly clpudj some llffht rain extreme north cooler except near Lake Superior IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statis tics Maximum Thursday Minimum Thursday night 3 At 8 a m Fridai 7 Rain 75 YKAT ACHC 7f Mmmiinn frccipitaliiiii Tr faiit plate Basil first C Icl1 Klcm second Orrosbv third 52377 Time Z08 Allpnilanrc AIR SERVICE STARTS NOV 1 MOIXES tVi N u i t h south an sen ice fium Mmncijjoli and Si Paul thiuugh Dcs Monies to Kcinsas Citv and St Louis will begin Nov 1 Thomas F IH piesidenl ol AlidCuntincnt Imcs told the Mnines chaiubci ot cummeicc heie Ki idiy Ik aid tentative scheduler call loi tin re tups a day each v Siam Concentrating Troops on Frontier TOK10 Thuinri buirn and Fiencli U doChina m thcil flOntlCf 111 llKH j in cmeiRcnty inul i ic chprf pinni duo li 1 Donici NVv v di L fiom Bamgiatk icpoilod I SIXTH v alKed then v iut stciltiff In Bntcl M singled In icntri Oinidiniii fDHcd M Coin incei tfBaitcl F McCoimid fiiccl to Cninpuell No runs one hit no errors one lefl fhed to Hipplr MtCfisuv fhetl to M aUCoirrurk GcluinRC IitXtl to Goodman il bick vKnnl the light firlrt v iill No runs no hits no errors nolle left SEVENTH INMM lolled nut Ooiu nigoi toYnilv Lombucii mxHlndrd DiJl ti Ydlt Joot flioct i Cimphcll No inns no hits no er rors none left lined a Slc tfj center York hit a homerun into thr left Held stand sennits behind GieenlicrK The crowd let out a srcat roar and began throwing cushion and papers on the licld Attendants had be railed to clear lie field hi torr play coultl be resumed rampbctl sinRlert IB left lln cius hit a Ions homcrui iuti the upper deck of the left field scoiinit bchlntl Camp hell Ihe uovul Icl lomc an other bombardment of eushinln ;