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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 5, 1939, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME H 1ST MEM D e P T OF i o ots MQINES i A 0 o p VOL XLV ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS FUU LEASED WIRES THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOVVANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 5 1939 MAJON CITY BRIGHT 5P0T BBS TlflS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE jj j f y JJ7OJ7 vunoiaia ur TWO SECTIONS XTH QOO YANKS PEARSON BEATS REDS 40 Isolation Debaters Are Stars By CHARLES P STEWART Central Press Columnist From the very beginning of the current extra session of congress its been evident that advocates ot modification of the Wye neu trality law hac this laws 100 per cent stand patters o u t n u m b e r ed They haven had the 100 per centers out orated though That the modi ficationists ul timately would win has been the best betting all along Bu Senator Borah theyre not do ing it spectacularly The 100 per cent crowd has been making the welkin ring The modificationists simply have argued soberly de pending ontheir obvious numeri cal superiority upon victory to the accompaniment of no particu lar outbursts of eloquence Ultraisolationists like Sena tors Borah Nye Clark and John son of California no doubt real ized from the first that theyd be beaten in the long run but theyre sparkling talkers Theyve been making a fight to the bitter end such as Warsaws admirable re gardless of its windup The modificationists led by Senator Pittrnan chairman of the upper houses foreign affairs com mittee have been moderate rea soners not impassioned speech makers Being sure that they were in a majority theyve been pretty calmabout it trelying on their prep strength wittiouVjishbotihg off tipnal Thev fact remains tbat a highly vocal modificationist had a good chance to riiakehimself so conspicuous as to figure among future presidential possibilities Nobody has seized the opportun ity The unqualified isolationists have done the star debating bul their creditable performance wont profit era materially Which Is Which How do the outandout isola tionists and the modificaiionists differ It seems like a foolish question to ask considering how often il already has been asked and an swered Yet Ive seen folks who dont appear to know precisely what the correct definitions are The Nye law provides essen tially that we cant sell war stuff to any belligerent nation The modificationists contend that we should sell to any country that can send its own ships here and take its explosives away in these same ships after previously having paid for them The alleged hitch in the Nye law is that Britain and France can do this since they have plenty of vessels to come and get their American war junk if our law permits whereas Germany lack ing the necessary craft to handle its own transportation cant do its Teutonic cash and carrying in any case The modificationists argue that indirectly this helps Hitler because it shuts the Anglo French alliance off from a source of supplies it otherwise could draw on So it isnt true American neutrality argue the modifica tionists They want to sell to any body who can come and get whats purchased They say that if the British and French can do it thats their good luck if Adolf cant thats his funeral Its non of our business either way ac cording to the modificationists Isolations Version The strict isolationists versioii is that what the modificationists really want is to aid the democra ties against totalitarianism In their sympathies the over whelming bulk of the isolationis also questionably wish the de mocracies well but not to the ex tent of involving Uncle Sam ii any overseas conflict and they think that American sales arms to ANY of the belligerents is a step in that direction If totali tarianism licks the European de mocracies theyll be sorry never theless they dont want the west ern hemisphere mixed up in it Listens to Series Wont Hear Outcome RALEIGH S Car tytwo inmates of Centra prisons row are listening to the world series broadcasts but one of them never may know whether Die Yankees or the Reds win the championship He is Charles Fain scheduled to be executed Friday lor criminal assault and burglary Wants Neutrality Provisions Separate NYE DECLARES PEOPLE MISLED BY LEGISLATION George Says Shipping Provisions WilJ Be Modified by Committee WASHINGTON S Senator Nye RN Dak demanded Thursday that the administration agree to divorce proposed repeal of the arms embargo from its cash and carry program neu trality legislation Proponents of the administra tion legislation he charged are taking the position that repeal of the embargo must be effected be fore other provisions of the pend ing neutrality bill which would restrict the nations foreign trade could be enacted That lie asserted misleads the people ana jeopardizes the peace of the United States There is no good reason he tola his colleagues why should not have both the arms embargo and the cash and carry provision Nye took the floor after Senator Tobey RN H had spoken in support of his proposal first ad vanced Wednesday to split the present bill in two enact now the shipping controls and other simi lar provisions and take up later the question of repealing the em bargo Tobey wyued In support of iU Plan there fa like lihood that oar ships will be in danger of being sunk in the war zones at any time and thus endanger the determination of this country to be kept out of the European ivar While the historic debate held forth on the senate floor for the fourth day Senator George D Ga told reporters that he ex pected democratic authors of the pending bill to meet soon and consider modification of the ship ping and financial provisions He said shipping interests had protested what they considered the stringency of the restrictions which would be imposed on shipping On tie house side Representa tive Munat KS charg ing strategists of the arms em bargo repeal drive with com mittee a sly legislative trick demanded that the house be per mitted a full 30 days debate on neutrality legislation The strategists of the embar go repeal drive have resorted to a sly legislative trick in an effort to deprive house members from having due opportunity to consid er any legislation now passed by the senate he said Instead of introducing a new neutrality bill in the senate x x x the session of the senate foreign afiairs committee open to re pealisfs only determined upon the device of amending everything after the title of the previously passed house bill Thus while the bill is an en tirely new piece of legislation it will come back to us as an amend ment to the house bill and under customary procedure will go to conference the differences ratified and then come to us for a yes or vote with debate limited dras tically and no opportunity for amendments Sold the Senator From Iowa olice He Gave Pants to Another Man LOOK INSIDE FOR BE WITT CLINTON COOK Admits Attafck of 7 Women Denies Murder PAGE 2 Womens Clubs End Conclave at Cresco PAGE 11 Crippled Preps Test Big Four Loop Hopes PAGE 17 OSTENRIEDER ENTERS PLEA Pleads Innocent to Murder of Dreher in Des Moines July 27 DES MOINES Otto Ostenrieder 18 held in connection with tiie slaying of Harold J SPARTANBURG S Car her Mason City salesman here FEAR NAZIS TO INVADE BELGIUM Reports Heard Germany May Consider Self Freed From Pledge BRUSSELS UifiPThe Bel g a newsagency reported from Ber lin Thursday that under certain circumstances Germany would consider herself released from her neutrality pledge to Belgium The report caused serious con cern here The circumstances which might release Genrnmy from her neu trality pledge the Belga agency said included inability of a neu tral country to prevent effective ly continuous air incursions by belligerents It was pointed out here that Belgium believes she already has sufficiently proved both her ca pacity and willingness to prevent aiiviolations of her neutrality BRUSSELS REPORT DENOUNCED BY NAZIS BERLIN UR The German propaganda ministry Thursday denounced as invention a Brus sels report that Germany would withdraw her neutrality guarantee to Belgium unless Belgium proved able to prevent British and French planes from flying over her fron tier Body of Woman Is Discovered in Woods Autopsy Is Ordered ORANGE N J nude body of a woman in her early 30s found in the woods near Living ston was brought here early Thursday for an autopsy Medical Examiner Harrison S Martland said death was caused by a blow on the head The body had been lying ex posed for approximately three months A dress so badly weather beaten that its original color could not be determined readily was near the body Fifteen feet away was a silk stocking A pair of silk stepins was nearby and farther away a black shoe Police sped to residential section to pick up a man off the street charged with drunkenness They found the man without trousers and boasting of a really open handed generosity He said that he had given his pants to another fellow who nan me needed them worse July 27 pleaded innocent to murder charge Thursday when arraigned before Judge C S Cool er Ostenrieder waived preliminary was ordered held Terms Remarriage t of Retake hearing and without bond to await action of the Polk county grand jury Two other men are sought in connec tion with the case Fla of a retake was the way Lyn Lary major league baseball player des cribed his marriage to Mrs Mary Lawlor Lary the former Broad way star singer from whom he was divorced here last Jan 29 The first marriage was in New York in 1932 They have a son Lynford By ASSOCIATEDPRESS pre pares speech for reichstag session Friday Germans hope for proposals to end hostilities newspaper re ports return of crew from missing liner Bremen after docking in unnamed neutral port MOSCOW Soviet Rus sia and Germany sign pro tocol fixing mutual frontier which splits Poland TALLIN tion of treaty with Estonia gives Russia right to quar ter troops in Estonia and establish naval and air bases on Baltic islands wars on defeatist propagan dists at home parliament sent on vacation by Dala dier communique reports only intermittent artillery actions on western front sub marine lands crew of tor pedoed Greek freighter in western Ireland three par liamentary groups hold se cret discussions of possible peace proposals BUDAPEST Hungary reestablishes diploma t i c relations with Russia The Weather FORECAST IOWA Fair Thursday nieht and Friday cooler Thursday night warmer in west and ex treme northcentral portions Friday MINNESOTA Fair and cool er Thursday nicht Friday part ly slightly warmer in south IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weafher statis tics Maximum Wednesday 18 Minimum Wednesday nieht 47 At 8 a m Thursday 49 Rain 54 inches YEAR AGO Maximum sg Minimum i SPECULATE ON HITLERS TALK TO REICHSTAG Germans Emphasize Foolishness of Long War for Europe circ BERLIN Thursday rculated detailed but unofficial ipeculation on the plan Adolf Hitler is expected to offer Great Britain and France Friday as a basis for peace The ideas circulated without any effort to attribute them to official sources emphasized the foolishness of a long war which would cause economic and human Reichstag Talk on KGLO Early Friday Hitlers message before the Reichstag will be heard over KGLO Friday morning begin ning at 5 oclock and continuin until the end There will be English interpolations and sum maries suffering everywhere and would unquestionably wreck the Eng Esh ruling class Among the questions now on the Warsaw ex pected to discuss as a basis for ending the war according to these sources were 1 Removal of international trade restrictions 2 Creation of some form of Polish state under German supervision and readJBStment of the status the protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia 3 General disarmament such as Hiller has proposed In he past affectinff heavy artillery various mechanized categories and aviation 4 Readjustment of territories to provide the rcich with a chance to develop colonial trade Nazi sources indicated belief that the Hitler proposals would be so definite and so farreaching that the allied powers could not afford to turn them down re gardless of the British and French announced determination to end Hitlerism The fuehrers visit to Warsaw to review troops was announced to the German people by radio for the first time at 5 p m 10 a m CST but it was uncertain whether he had actually gone in side the former Polish capital or inspected troops at his nearby headquarters Germans pinned their peace hopes on tiie possibility that Adolf Hitlers rcicbstajr speech Friday would outline a basis on which hostilities might be ended The fuehrer was scheduled to speak at noon 5 a m CST to the members of his completely submissive legislature possibly to pronounce some new German at titude toward the western powers at war with Germany Observers seeking a hint o what German policy may be knev that m quarters close to the for eign office there was dissatisfac tton with the attitude of British Prime Minister Chamberlain sue Lord Halifax his foreign secre tary In speeches in parliament Lharnberlain declared Tuesda that mere assurances from Ger many were not enough for Brit am to halt hostilities and Halifa said Wednesday there was n more perilous proceeding than t negotiate under the threat c of PIONEER IOAVAN DIES OMAHA Y Berry 83 who farmed near Macedonia Iowa from the time he was 30 years old until he was 70 and then went to Council Bluffs to get an included learn ing to read and at a home for the aged here Wednes Hurls 2 Hit Game as N Y Champs Slug at Walters SCORE BY INNINGS of Reds Yanks YANKEE STADIUM NEW YORK one the finest pitching exhibitions in world series history Maicellus Monte Pearson held the Cincinnati Reds to two singles Thursday to give the New York Yankees their second straight triumph by a 4 to 0 score For seven innings the champions No 2 iuuIer thrilled the crowd of 60000 with no hit pitching He was given a three run margin in the third inning on five hit attack which included doubles by Dahlgren and Charley Keller and Dahlgren hit the first homenm of the The Old Story Wcrber 3b Frcy 2b Goodman rf McCormiek Ib Lombard c Bordairaray x AB R H O S 010 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 1 0 7 0 1 Hershberger c 0 0 0 0 Craft cf 3 Berffer If 3 Myers ss 3 Walters p z Gamble xx 1 00000 0 1 0 3 3 0 o 0 3 o 0 1 o 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals2g 0 22411 NEW AB II U O A 1 1 0 1111 1200 0140 0181 01 0 0 2 Crosetti ss4 Rolfe 3b4 Keller rf4 DiMaggio cf 4 Dickey c 3 SelkirkrU1 3 Gordon 2b 3 Dahlgreri Ib 3 Pearson p 2 0 0 0 5 Totals 30 4 927 3 for Lombard in 8th for Walters in Stli none runs batted in Crosetti Keller Dickey two base hits Dahlgren Keller homerun Dahlgrcn sacri fices Pearson double plays Dickey Crosetli Walters fllycrs and McCormiek left on bases New York 3 Cincinnati 2 earned runs New York 4 Cincinnati 0 bases on balls off Pearson 1 strikeouts by Pearson 8 Craft 3 Myers Frcy Goodman McCormick by Walters 5 Dickey Pearson Selkirk Gor don umpires Rcnrdon plate Summers first base Pinelli second base McGowan third base time GORDON GIVEN 8 YEAR TERM Also Fined in Slaying of Larson at Clear Lake May 13 Joseph P LaJeunesse Indian Gordon Thursday was given an eight year prison term and fine for the slaying of John Lar son at Clear Lake May 13 Sentence on the manslaughter charge was pronounced by Judge T A Beardmore Gordon and his attorney diaries Groman were in court when sen tence was pronounced Witness Handed Note From Wife Asking Him to Quit Yelling PICHER Okla peradoes revived Oklahomas rip roann bank banditry days with a ensational threat to blew up a 3ichcr bank with nitroglycerine ifter kidnaping a salesman and loiding him captive more than 40 lours The holdup of the First Stale bank here and another at WASHINGTON B Dow Washington attorney for peti oleum interests was testify ing Wednesday before the federal monopoly committee He halted abruptly read a note handed to him and announced Ive just got word from my wife to quit yelling Dow heeded the advice Webbers Falls were the first in 19 months in the scene of almost daily raids by such daredevils as Pretty Boy Floyd The nitroglycerine bandits started their splurge Monday night with the kidnaping of Ray mond C Quirk 40 year old Tulsa salesman at Vinita Tuesday they a Man Threaten to Blow Up Oklahoma Bank sent their lead salesman said he Wednesday they sent their lead er a 25 year old blond to rob the Pichcr bank while a second stood gunrd outside and a third held Quirk hostage 17 miles away The blond youth demanded of Clarence Miller bank employe Do you know what nitroglyc erine is Miller bewildered turned to Constable Clarence Blondie Mc Lanahan who had just walked in and repeated the question Without waiting for a reply the bandit pulled out a bottle partly filled with a colorless liquid and announced Well you know what it is now He quickly disarmed the con stable lined up him Miller and three customers and demanded 55000 from Cashier W A Brewer or Ill blow this place skyhigh Brewer shoved out a stack of bills meantime pushing S4000 in currency into a wastebaskct The youth grabbed the money fled to a waiting car and returned to Quirk The salesman said threatened to shoot me with a big 45 but I protested I hadnt done anything so they decided just to tie me up in my automobile They warned me that if I told the police too much they would so to Tulsa and get me and mv family They left in an automo bile stolen at series in the fourth inning The persistent Yankees got at least one hit off Bucky Walters in every inning until the sixth but the others were wasted Pearson who had a nohitter last year against the Cleveland In dians on Aug 27 tied a series rec ord held by Herb Pennock since 1927 for going 7 13 consecutive innings without yielding a hit V The Yankee power broke out in the third inning for three runs on five hits off Bucky Wal ters and Babe Dahlgren sent a tremendous drive into the left field stands in the fourth for a liomerun that completed the scoring w Pearsons performance was i first series shutout since rieke of 1HerChicagqCil the Detroit Tigers3 firstgame of the 1935 classic FJKST INNING Reds Werber sent a high pop out to Gordon in front of second Frey lifted a long lazy fly lo DilUnggto Goodman fouled to Rolfe in front of the third base boxes No runs no hits no error1 none left Yankees Crosetli dumped a sin gle in short left center Rolfe bounced the ball to Walters who threw to Myers at second forcing Crosetti but Myers peg to first was too late to catch Rolfe Frey took Kellers hot grounder and stepped on second forcing Eolfe Keller was safe on first DiMaggio backed Berger almost to the gate in front of the Yankee bullpen in deep left for his long fly No runs one liit no errors one lefl SECOND INNING Keds DiMaggio trotted into left center to take McCormicks loft Lombard sent a long fly to Sel kirk Craft fanned swinging No runs no hits no errors none left Yankees Dickey struck out Selkirk dropped a Texas league single in short center but was out nt second trying to stretch it Craft to Myers Craft pulled down Gor dons fly in center No runs one hit no errors none lefl THIRD INNING Ileus Berger shot a long fly In Selkirk in lefl Myers was railed1 out on three strikes Rolfe took Wallers bounder near third and threw him out easily No runs ni hits no errors none left Yankees D a h I g r e n s linci bounced inlo the left field boxes for a ground rule twobase hit Pearson laid down a nice sacrilice bunt and was thrown out Walters to JMcCormick Dahlgren going to third Myers juggled Crosetlis rounder but recovered in time to throw him out at first Dahl gren scoring with the first rim of the gnmc Rolfes fly fell safely in short right center between Craft and Goodman for i single nnd the crowd whooped il up as the Yan MONTK PKARSON for anks ;