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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 4, 1941, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME r COUP DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY ANO ARCHIVES D e 5 v 0 I r 3 I A HOME EDITION VOL XLVII ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS FIVE CENTS A COPY THS NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS CITY IRIGHT SPOT MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY OCTOBER 4 1941 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 309 RUSSO STARS AS YANKS WIN 2 T01 STOPS DODGERS WITH 4 HITS IN PITCHING DUEL Yanks Grab Third Game to Take Edge in World Series EBBETS FIELD BROOK LYN Mari us Russo pitched brilliant fourhit ball Saturday to give the Yankees a 2 to 1 victory over the Dodgers in the third world series battle and put them out in front in the classic two games to one FIRST INNING Yankees After working the count to two and two Sturm lifted a long fly to Reiser Rolfe knocked a looping fly into short left center and Medwick ran in fast to take it Henrich popped a high foul back of the third base coaching box and Lavagetto bagged it No runs no hits no er rors none left Dodgers Reese bunted and Rus sothrow him out Herman walked Reiser bounced to Russo who wheeled and threw to Rizzuto forcing Herman at second but the relay to fjrst Was not in time to catch Reiser Medwick lined to Henrich in deep right No runs no hits no errors one left SECOND INNING Yankees DiMaggio smashed a ground single between short and third for his first hit of the se Keller grounded out to Ca milli unassisted DiMaggio stop ping at second Dickey lifted a foul which Canulli took Gordon lifted a high flytoWaJker No runs one hit no errors one left Dodeers Lavagetto walked Ca milli looped a liner over RUSBOS head and the ball bounced just in front of Rizzuto who took it and stepped on second then threw to Sturm for a double play Walker knocked an easy grounder to Rolfe No runs no hits no errors none left THIRD INNING Yankees Hizzuto bounced to Fitzsimmons Medwick ran far over into lelt center to drag down Russos fly Sturm hit the first pitch back at Herman and was thrown out No runs no hits no errors none left Dodeers Owen lifted a fly to DiMaggio in short center Fitzsim mons raised a high fly to Keller Reese grounded out to Rizzuto No runs no hits no errors none left FOURTH INNING Yankees Rolfe singled to cen ter After taking one strike Hen rich sent a fast roller to Reese who ran several yards to step on second base for a forceout but pulled Camilli off first base try ing for a double play and Henrich was safe With the connt one and one on DiMaggio Owen threw to Ca milli and picked Henrich off base Henrich apparently slid hard against Camillis legs in Irving to get back and Camilli shoved Hcnrichs head down as the runner was trying to arise Umpire Goetz rushed over and pushed Camilli away After taking another called strike DiMaggio raised a high fly which Camilli took on the edge of Ihe grass midway between firs and second He tossed the ball aside quickly and DiMaggio raced on to second insisting that Camilli had not held possession of the ball However he was overruled No runs one bit no errors none left Dodgers Gordon made a nio pickup oE a smash by Herman and threw him out Reiser lined to Gordon Medwick topped the bai down the third base line and while the Yankees hovered around and waited for it to roll foul 51 came to a stop on fair territory for a single and Brooklyns first hi1 of the game Gordon made a spec tacular leap to stab Lavagettos liner No runs one hit no errors one left INNING Yankees Pete Coscarart replaced Herman at second for the Dodgers Keller grounded to Coscarart Dickey drove a long fly to Reiser Gordon drove a liner which struck the railing in front of the center field stands about ten feet high and 390 feet from the plate anc it bounced back on to the field for a triple Rizzuto was intention ally walked Rizzuto stole second as Fitzsimmons cut off Owens throw and tried unsuccessfully to catch Gordon off third Russo Iowa Michigan N Y Brklyn SCORE BY INNINGS 2 34 5 6 78 9 MARIUS RUSSO Pitcher struck out No runs one hit no errors two left Dodgers Camilli struck out Walker slapped the first pitch to Gordon and was thrown out Owen drove a long fly to DiMaggio in centerfield No runs no hits no errors none left SIXTH INNING Yankees Sturm dropped a sin gle which fell in short center just in front of Reiser Sturm stole sec ond Rolfe attempted to sacrifice and popped foul to Owen Hen rich walked DiMaggio lifted a fly to Walker in right field the run ners being held on thenbases by a fine throwin Keller grounded down the first base line to Ca milli who ran up and touched the bag No runs one bit no errors two left hions grounder and threw him out Reese lined to Keller Russo deflected Coscararts grounder to Rolfe who threw him out No runs no hits no errors none left SEVENTH INNING Yankees Dickey grounded to Coscarart Gordon walked Hiz zuto grounded to Coscavart Gor don stopped at second Russo hit a line drive which struck Fitz simmons on the left knee and sailed high into the air Reese running over past second base to catch it for the out Fitzsimmons was helped limping off the field No hits no runs no errors one left Dodgers Reiser slammed a ter rific liner against the rightfield wall about 30 feet high and 380 feet out the ball bouncing back for a double Medwick struck out but Dickey dropped the third strike and had to throw him out at first Gordon ran over behind second base to take Lavagettos hot roller and throw him out as Reiser reached third Camilli was called out on strikes One hit no runs no errors one left EIGHTH INNING Yankees Casey a chubby right hander came in to pitch for the Dodgers Sturm lined to Reiser Rolfe lined a single into right field and Walker prevented it from being a double by running far to his right Henricn knocked a grounder back of first base and beat Coscararts throw to Casey for a single Rolfe stopping at sec ond DiMaggio shot a single into right center scoring Rolfe and sending Henrich to third Keller slammed a single into left center scoring Henrich and putting Di Maggio on third Durocher called in Lefty Larry French from the bullpen without ever going on to the field Dickey grounded into a double play Reese taking his roll er and stepping on second before throwing to Camilli Two runs four hits no errors one left Dodgers Walker lined into right center and Henrich knocked it down with a dive on to his face holding Walker to a double Owen bounced to Husso who threw o Sturm for the out Walker hold ing second Galan batted for French Galan struck out Reese drove a single into the rightfield corner scoring Walker Coscarart popped high to Rolfe One run two hits no errors one left NINTH INNING Yankees Johnny Allen a right hander went to the box for the Dodgers replacing French Gor don flied to Reiser Rizzuto lined to Medwick who made a great running catch Russo lined to Reiser No runs no hits no errors none left Dodgers Reiser fanned swing ing Medwick flied to Henrich Lavagetto grounded out Gordon to Sturm No runs no hits no one left Michigan in 60 Lead at End of Half ANN ARBOR Mich Making one big push in the first period Michigans football team took a 6 to 0 halftime lead over Iowa Hawkeycs Saturday in he western conference opener Halfback Tom Kuzma went over trom the one yard line for the score FIRST PERIOD Bill Parker returned Wisterts kickoff five yards to the Iowa 32 Green slashed off right tackle to the 41 Mertes swung around left end and made it a first down on Iowas 42 Green hit Michigans left tackle for six tothe Iowa 48 Couppee was injured and was re placed at quarterback by Trickey Mertes made it a first down on Michigans 46 Westfall ran Green out of bounds on the 42 Merles drove through lett tackle and pounded his way to a first down on the 33 Mertes picked up three Merfes got a yard Mertes lost a yard Youels pass was grounded and Michigan took the ball on its own 30 Ihe f o u rt h play Michigan punted but Burketl was offside and Iowa penalized five yards to the 39 Youel re turned Kuzmas punt five yards to the Iowa 24 punted on the second play Kuzma look Youels punt on the 40 and ran behinc good interference to the Iowa 18 MICHIGAN came in for Curran in the towa line Westfall crashed to the II On fourthidownwiUhtwcvto go West fall went to the three Kuzma plowed through for the Michigan touchdown the extra Bill ilelzow tried to point but Burket Score Michigan 6 blocked Iowa 0 Winsters kickoff went out 0 bounds and Iowa took possession on its 35 IOWA Green slashed through left tackle for a first down on Iowas 48 Green swung to right and just missed a first down on Michigans 43 Mertes shook loose from half a dozen Michigan tacklers and went to the 33 Green picked up three Green hit center to the 23On fourth down two to go Trickey was tossed for a yarc loss and Michigan took the bal on the 24 On the fhird play Kuzmas quick kick went out bounds on Iowas 38 On the tnird play Ceit haml tossed Green for a six yarc loss as the period ended Score Michigan 6 Iowa 0 SECOND PERIOD Youels punt was taken by Nel son who returned to the Michigan Westfall spun through the center to the 33 Youel taking Nelsons punt re turned the ball 30 yards to Michi gans 45 Vollenwcidcr got eigh yards on two tries at the line Youels punt went out of bounds on the 19 Diehl nailed Don Boor at the line Center Ted Ken nedy downed Nelsons punt on Iowas 48 IOWA Tom Farmer replaced Youel for Iowa Green went to the Michigan 34 for an 18 yard ad vance With Iowa threatening Michigan sent in its first stringers Farmers punt went out on the Michiean three Kuzma punted the ball gxig out of bounds on Michigans 42 Declares Torpedoing Is Effort to Drive Others From Seas WASHINGTON of State Hull Saturday vigorously denounced the action of a subma ine in sinking the American owned oil tanker I C While in the south Atlantic The secretary made he un usual gesture of permitting cor respondents to quote him in de claring that sinking of the oil tanker seems to be another act of lawlessness piracy and at tempted frfghtfulness in con nection with the general move ment to drive people off the At lantic ocean which is part of thr world movement of con quest Hull added in reply to ques tions that regardless of the flag the I C White was flying or whether it was in a convoy every nation had the inherent right of selfdefense in meeting attacks which he described as part of an attempted conquest oC the earth In such unusual circumstances he said obstructions of interna tional law must be construed and dealt with in the light of selfde fense The secretary emphasized in his remarks that the United states was comrijitted to a policy of doing every ting in its power to provide supplies for Britains Our aidtoBritain policy he declared is materially affected every time a submarine sends a ship carrying American supplies to the bottom If we say Hull continued that we can do nothing because some vessels which are tor pedoed are under neutral flags our aid to Britain would drop to a minimum His comment came as the result of questions at his press confer ence about a statement by the Standard Oil company that the I C White was under Panamanian registry but had been transferred to the British and was under Brit ish orders at the time it was tor pedoed and sunk When aggressor nations are reen crcled rEht where it was fourth down and three This time Farmer punt went out on Michigans 23 Youel replaced Farmer fo Iowa the fourth MICHIGANOn tl play Youel took Kuzmas punt bl was forced out of bounds by Wis at Iowas 42 passed in the fla to Green who lateralled to Trickev who went to Michigans Trickey was barely nailed Michigans safety man on play Youet passed to Green whc lateralled to Walker on the Michi gan 40 Youels punt was taken by Kuzma who was downed by Walker on the Michigan five MICHIGAN Michigan w a offside and penalized o its one yard line Kuzmas kick from the end zone was taken by Youel who went seven yards to the Michigan 35 The half ended Score Michigan 6 0 moving against some new area for purpose of conquest Hull said it is part of their plan to seize control of the high seas and then deny the right of any country to defend itself If that can be done no nation can defend itself he ob served Wordof the sinking reached Washington as administration leaders were trying to make sur of enough congressional votes t give President Roosevelt what ever he wants in the way o amendments to the neuaralHy act The 7052ton I C While was eighth Americanowned mer chantman sunk since the start o the war It was enroute from Cur acao to South Africa in command of William Mello of Everett Mass Rescue ships reported that they had picked up 34 of the 38man crew and expected to land them at Rio De Janeiro Tuesday 4 Seen Clinging to Life Raft RIO DE JANEIRO ships reported Saturday they had picked up 34 of the 38man crew of the Americanowned ant Americanmanned tanker I C White torpedoed in the South At lantic last Saturday and that they expected to arrive here with them Tuesday The four missing menwere las seen clinging to a life raft Sinking of the 7052ton tanker which flew the flag of Panama and was operating in the British service was disclosed late Frida when freighter Wes Nilus reported picking up 18 men in a lifeboat 450 miles east o Recife Brazil The West Nilus agents said Saturday the correc count was 17 Saturday the American freigh ter Delnorte informed the con sulate she had picked up 17 more men at a point only about 30 miles off Alaceio Brazil a port 100 miles south of Recife Hull 70 Years Old HullDenounces Latest Sinking 4 ABOARD 0 S owe VESSEL STILL FINAL Nebraska Iowa State FINAL 1 Indiana Notre Dome harles Hamstreet Local Farmer Killed by Dynamite Delayed Explosion Thought to Caught Victim Rites Monday Secretary of Stale Cordell Hull is pictured above as he blew out the candles on his birthday cake marking his 70lh anniversary Hull has served as secretary of state longer than any of his predecessors 3 FUGITIVES ARE CAPTURED Were Heavily Armed After Raiding Prison nparid Freeing 4ft COLUMBIA Forres Turner and S J Slim Scar borough longsought fugitives were captured Saturday with convict they liberated Friday anc a woman claiming to be Turners wife The capture by federal anc slate officers occurred in south Georgia near Norman Park There was no violence although Turner and Scarborough were heavily armed Friday when they raided a state camp freeing 43 convicts most of whom were recaptured Capture climaxed the intensive hunt begun after the fugitives kidnaped a guard and state high way inspector in a roadside gun battle near Hamilton The four were stopped on a dir road leading out of Ellenton after a wild ride ot 70 to 90 miles an hour by the fugitives and two cars containing officers The chase started at Norman Park where officers accosted them Federal Revenue Officer J O Stewart said Turner who was driving the car whipped arounc in Ellenton and tried to doubls back toward Norman Park bu one car of officers blocked the road Charles Hamstreet 5G farmer ving a mile north of Freeman a few miles north of Mason City vas killed by dynamite while lasting rock on his farm Friday fternoon J E Wooldridge living on a neighboring farm had been help ng and had taken the dynamite to he field for Mr Hamstreet the sheriff reported after his invest alion Mr Wooldridge then went p a nearby field and had begun plowing when he heard the cx ilosion Falling to see Mr Hamstreet when he looked toward the spot where the blast had gone off Mr Woolridge went to investi gate and found his neighbor dead Sheriff Tim Phalen expressed he belief that the dynamite ieen placed on the rock and the use lighted but that the charge lad failed to ignite as soon as Mr Hamstreet expected It then ex ploded as he approached to in vestigate the sheriff believed Dr Ralph E Smiley Ccrro Gordo county coroner designated the death as accidental Mrs Hamstreet Cerro Gordo county home project chairman was in Mason City at the time of the accident Mr Hamstreet was born July 27 1885 in Cerro Gordo county on a farm south of Clear Lake He had farmed throughout his liferesiding in and about Ma son City For the ffft five yean he had resided On Dec 25 1906 he was mar ried to Miss Elfrieda Springer near Mason City To this union two daughters were born Mr Hamstreet is survived by his wife and two daughters Miss Phyllis Hamstreet Chicago 111 and Mrs CHARLES HAMSTREET riorence Wooldridge Mason City wo grandchildren Chailes Ed ward and Robert Eugene Wool dridge Two sisters Mrs Norman Nel son Clear Lake and Mrs C C Rice Swaledale and two broth ers Dr F W Hamslrcet Titonka and Clifford S Hamstreet Wen atchee Wash He was preceded in death by two sisters Miss Zada W Hamstieet 1911 at Clea Lake and Miss Anna E Ham street 1939 at Clear Lake one brother George E Hamstreel Mr Hamstreet was a membe of the Congregational church o Maspn City Funeral services will be hel Monday af ocloc at the Congregational church o Mason City with Doctor Key C Helfensteinpastor of the churcl in charge assisted by the Rev W B Milne of Muscatine Burial wi be at Memorial Park cemetery The McAuley and Son lunera home is in charge Hitler Gave His Answers to Queries Whispered in Reich This feature conducted by DeWitt Mackenzie is written Satur day by Fred Adolf Hitlers winter help speech was in one respect most revealing pronouncement The studied phrases laic o years o DELAY EXCHANGE OF PRISONERS Germans Ask Change in Composition of Nazis From England LONDON Britain Saturday threatened to disembark 1000 German prisoners aboard ships at Newhaven if Germany fails by Sunday morning to agree to satisfactory arrangements for exchange of prisoners at a French channel port The hitch in arrangements for the exchange was revealed Satur day at the same time British of ficials said that there was no ques tion ot including Rudolf Hess the No 3 nazi who flew to Scotland and was taken prisoner in the exchange The ministry of information said that in view of the hitch caused by a German request for a change in the composition of Germans being sent from England it would wait until Sunday morning for a satisfactory reply from Berlin If it is not received the prison ers already loaded at Newhaven will be disembarked FORMER IOWAN DIES MONROVIA Cal services for Herbert I Foskett 79 former Iowa state senator will be held at Shenandoah Iowa next Tuesday He moved here in 1927 ance that the Germans are super soldiers and superpeople and tha Russians are animals and a sur prisingly blunt boast that the res of the continent is laboring in th role of servant to the Germa master there you have Hitler latest speech It is permissible to wonder how that last declaration place ihe whole continent in the service of this went down with the conquered people who today are struggling to the knees and striking back with their bare hands at Germany from Brittany to the Ukraine DIES OF INJURIES BURLINGTON Paul ine Rizer 28 of Burlington died of injuries suffered in an auto mobile accident two weeks ago bare an evaluation of the German state of mind after tw war by the man who most of all needs to know it In the speech the fuehrer has undertaken to answer the question which Germans are asking each other The spoken questions have no come out of Germany but the reich they must be a thunder of whispers It is possible to go through the speech and list the questions by reading the very answers Here arc some notable ex amples The question Why did we go to war The ansxvcr repeated again and again by I did not want it but Churchill did The question Why did we have to fijrht Russia Why didnt ive finish first with England The answer In August and September of last year the months in which the RAF saved England I found out that I would have to use sny whole air force to beat England I could not do it because Russia stood at my back ready to stab me at such a moment The question Why did you not lell us lhat Russia was not our friend and ally The answer Any hint would have cost the lives of hundreds of thousands of our soldiers I would have lost the clement of surprise The question Why has the Russian war lasted so long The answer I made a mistake and did not realize how thoroughly the Russians had prepared to destroy us But everything has gone ac cording to plan and we have at last struck the telling blow The question Can we believe the high command The answer at the record of vic tories The question Can we cope with Americas fabulous indus trial strength and wealth The reply We have enough irons piled up fo beat anybody Those fellows merely talk of spending billions making wonder planes invincible tanks We work and deliver the noods Add to that a vehement assur Weather Report FORECAST MASON CITY Cloudy Saturday night and Sunday showers and scattered thunderstorms cooler by Sunday afternoon or night IOWA Cloudy Saturday night and Sunday showers and scattered thunderstorms cooler north and west by Sunday afternoon or night cloudy Sat urday night and Sunday scat lered showers north Saturday night and south and extreme east Sunday cooler south and east Sunday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazelle weather statistics Maximum Friday 63 Minimum Friday night 4t At 8 a m Saturday 52 NAZIS INDICATE THRUST PUSHED N DONETS AREA Germans Announce 4 Merchantmen Including Tanker Have Been Sunk By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Bigscale Russian counter sl acks in defense of the Crimea nd heavy fighting along a line low running almost straight from hat Black sea peninsula to Len ngracl were described Saturday n dispatches on the Russian Ger man war The Germans reported new overnight bombings of Lenin grad and Moscow while the British raided Rotterdam Ant werp Dunkerque The Germans admitted the Rotter dam raid was a heavy one and that 60 persons were killed and 300 wounded V In ihc battle of the Atlantic the jcrmans announced sinking of our enemy merchantmen incMud ing a large tanker They did not specify whether this might refer to the American owned tanker J C White which was torpedoed in the south Atlan tic last Saturday Sinking of the ship which was flying the Panama flag but had an American crew and was unctei British orders was disclosed Fri day with rescue of 18 ot her crew 450 miles east of Brazil An ad ditional 17 were picked up Satur day only about 30 miles off the Brazilian coast Four still were Althoueh the German high command merely reported tx tenslve rations In on the eastern front dispatches from the belligerent capitals In dicated the nazi thrust towards the industrialized Donets basin in southern Russia apparently was tiic main danger to the so viet From authoritative sources in London however came word that the Russian forces were driving from Melitopol in the Crimea in a determined offensive to save the Crimean peninsula which is vital to control of the Black sea These sources acknowledged that farther north in the area im mediately east of captured Kiev organized Russian resistance had ended but said farther cast red army resistance continued stub born and effective There was little change around Odessa in the south Leningrad in the north or in the central sector it was said and the general straightening of the lines elimin ates danger of Russian forces be ing encircled Berlin reports said the Germans seemed to be turning their might iest pressure upon the Donets and the manufacturing city of Kharkov They added that the German as saults were colliding with counter attacking Russian tanks and ar mored trains if For the time being both Lon don and Moscow reported that the eastern front appeared to be holding back the nazi onslaught although London dispatches in dicated that the Germans were attempting to strike through north of Kharkov and again stab at Moscow probably the gi gantic operation Hitler men tioned in his speech Friday The Russians reported there was fighting along the entire front and said the Germans were suffer ing heavy material losses in the south Moscow said marine parachut ists were harrassing the besiegers of Odessa on the Black sea join ing forces with the guerrillas of that district The Russian early morning com munique also told of the sinking of a German submarine by red Precip YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum Precipitation 01 inch 53 75 warships in northern waters JAPAN BEGINS LARGE MANEUVERS IN INDOCHINA The Japanese meanwhile be gan grand maneuvers Saturday in French IndoChina with suffi cient troops it was reported for a full dress campaign Just how many men were involved was not revealed by the censor Many observers in Saigon French IndoChina expressed be lief the anticipated zero hour for southern Asia had come With Saigon under control the Japa nese have a good jumpingoff place for a possible move against FINAt Kansas Stated Northwtcrn FINAL Purdue Pittsburgh FINAL ;