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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 7, 1939, Mason City, Iowa Iowa Indiana Final t K sr MEM tft r HPT of Jo COUP oes Homes u Northwestern Oklahoma g 4 Final Minnesota Nebraska Final NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME Final Notre Dame Georgia Tech THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY OCTOBER 7 1939 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS MASON BRIGHT SPOT i ONE 311 YANKEE HOMERS WHIP REDS 7 TO 3 Hitlers Position in i I IT AMERICAN STATE war an navy department folk cant get i of their heads that Herr Hitle p rop oses peace with Bri tain and Franc less b e c a u s hes so peace able than be cause at bottom hes afraid of long war Am they agree tha they believi they discern Adolf Hitler three seriou weaknesses in the Fuehrers po sition not yet very obvious bu likely to become so presently i hostilities drag out long Their theory is that Adolf mus be asking himself these questions 1 Wont Dictator Stalin douhlecross him un his eastern frontier 2 Wont S i gn o r Mussolini Ooublecross him on his south ern border 3 Wont he have increasing discontent to deal with at home unless he disposes of the Anglo French combination In short or der From Hitlers standpoint o course it will be scandalously dir ty work if Stalin does dump him but I find anybody who doesnt cJtisider the soviet leader quite pf it Cant Annoy Joe In fact its pointed out tha Adolf cant be overly pleased witl the RussoGerrnan trend of con ditions already in Poland along the Baltic and in the Balkans Bu whats he going to do about i lie simply cant offord to antagon ize Boss Stalin in the face of the situation on his west front and a sea True it isnt indicated that hes been hammered very hard yet on the west but its predicted that he will be Theres been talk to the effect that France and Britain have been pulling their punches American military men however dont pay much attention to it They say it takes a bit of time to get three or four million Franco British troops into action Nazis Back Door The AngloFrench back door into Germany disregarding the Siegfried line is through north ern Italy Italy doesnt stand to profit from a German triumph What ever Der Fuehrer gets hull keep possibly somewhat at Benitos expense Let the Ang loFrench on the opposite hand promise the Fascist chieftain part of what he ity in Ethiopia a trifle more of northern Africa a few Mediter ranean islands maybe an ex Germany colony or then what It should be a decided tempta tion to II Duce to sell out to the AngloFrench allies Problem No 3 Weve discussed Adolfs prob lems Nos 1 and 2 Now No 3 German discontent with Hitier ism We hear precious little oE it due to the censorship Nevertheless there are reports that Adolf isnt 100 per cent popular in the Fath erland There appear o be three kinds of Germans 1 Hitlerites 2 Just ordinary Germans like the German Americans we know people 3 The junkers the mili tary aristocracy Theyre war like but theyre the nobility which presumably resents the upstart leadership of a plebeian such as Hitler Between groups Nos 1 and 2 its anybodys guess as to which is predominant If War Continues The state war and navy depart mental reasoning is that if the war strings along Adolf gradually will lose dis couraged Hitlerites that group No 2 will quit him altogether that the junkers literally will be ready to commit suicide in the traditional German fashion Do ing the German is the expression So he needs to gel a on in slang language Can he do it wiggle DERIDE OFFER FROM FUEHRER New Polish Foreign Minister to Confer With Viscount Halifax BULLETIN LONDON British minesweepers were attacked Saturday by German flying boats in the North Sea the ad miralty announced There were no casualties on either side By FREDERICK KUH United Press Staff Correspondent LONDON Brit ish government is exchanging views with France regarding Fuehrer Adolf Hitlers final peace proposals as made in his speech to the reichstag Friday it was understood authoritatively Saturday The period of deliberation be fore Britain answers the Hitler speech it was said may be pro T reply may include led statement of British war aims The new Polish foreign min ister August Zaleski it was learned will come to London next week to confer with Foreign Sec retary Viscount Halifax With Halifax and other Brit ish officials Zaleski may discuss considerations affecting Poland in a possible British pronouncement concerning war objectives Hitlers offer may face re jection by the allied powers and it may widen an apparent rap between Germany and Italv some British quarters felt Sat urday Scorn and derision were heaped upon the nazi fuehrers reichstag speech in quarters representative ol British national opinion But nobody here taking the govern ment and the people as a whole had had the slightest idea that the speech would be acceptable J7vimportant was under stood that Hitler made his peace offer against the strong advice of Premier Beniio Mussolini and jhat Joachim Von Ribbentrop foreign minister had brusquely brushed aside a pro gram offered by Count Galeazzo ciano Italian foreign minister in the name of his fatherinlaw Mussolini Well informed embassy quar rs reported that when Ciano ent to Berlin Oct 1 at the in tation of the German govern ment it was reported also that 5Iufsolm was invited first and declined to go he conveyed to Ribbentrop and Hitler a concili atory peace plan which Mussolini ih providing among other things for the recrlation of an independent Polish state of re stricted size its integrity to be guaranteed by all the great pow of Europe instead of by Ger and Russia alone Mussolini also was reported to problems rangrin dlsam amenl to colonies and an eco nomic new deal should be dis cussed at a five power confer ence including Britain France Italy Germany and Russia Ciano in presenting this plan o the nazi chieftains was said to have urged that it would be ex remely difficult for Britain and i ranee to refuse such an offer Ribbentrop however turned it down informants asserted Despite the complete dissatis action expressed with Hitlers offer it appeared certain that he British and French govern ments would be sure to keep the diplomatic record straight in deal ng with it The British foreign ifice and dominions office began with the French and British dominion governments as oon as the text of Hitlers speech nad become known to insure co irdmation in treating with it The desire was to make it plain n rejecting peace on terms dic ated by Hitler after the conquest f Poland that the British and rench governments were eager or real peace War Weak BRITONS SCORN Turkey Occupies Strotegic Spot in Europe HflWIK flFinWfl By CHARLES P STEWART Fiminr 1 11111 Up Ul lUflH Allies Hitler Hints F R Could Aid ALLIES WORD WAITED BY FDR Chief Executive Is Believed Unwilling to Aid Nazis Plan BULLETIN HYDE PARK N Y President Roosevelt indicated Saturday that lie is not ready to respond to intimations from Berlin that Adolf Hitler would be willing to have him mediate the issues of the European war BULLETIN HYDE PARR N Y temporary white house an nounced Saturday that a sub marine definitely identified as foreign had been sighted Friday about 15 miles from Miami Fla WASHINGTON H i n t s From Berlin that Adolf Hitler would like President Hoosevelt to mediate the war in Europe brought a prediction in usually informed quarters Saturday hat the president would not offer uch mediation unless Britain and France wanted him to do so Mr Roosevelt proposed media ion in peace appeals to the Ger man chancellor and former Presi dent Ignace Moscicki of Poland prior to the outbreak of the con hct but Hitler did not reply until iis troops had moved against the Poles when he did reply the Ger man chancellor said that Poland tad created an intolerable situa lon and that mediation was then out of the question The president was represent ed as being unwilling now to lend himself to any move by Hitler which would have the ef fect of throwing the onus for continuance of the war on Brit ain and France If Germany were to suggest more formally that Mr Roosevelt offer to mediate the conflict it vas predicted in reliable quarters le would not make the offer un ess he had assurances in advance Exiled German Diplomat Dies GENEVA Joliann Hcmricli von Bcrnstorff 17 5car old selfexiled German diplomat who was ambassador to Washington preceding the United States entry into the Worlfl war died of a heart ail ment here Friday from the allies that accept they would The overture from Berlin has heen thus fnr no more form nor definite than a statement by in formed sources to newsmen that the head of any neutral state pre ferably President Roosevelt could achieve a lasting place in history by mediating the war Analysts wondering what ques tions Hitler would be willing to negotiate with Britain and France through the president noted that the chancellor snid in his speech to the reichstag Friday that Ger many and Russia exclusively woud solve the problems of final reorganization and the question of reestablishment of the Polish statf characterized as supremely confident that allies will heed his peace plea informed sources say President Roosevelt preferred as neutral mediator represented as unlikely to offer mediation in European war un less Britain and France so de sire may reply to Hitlers plea on Monday press cool toward nazi terms prepares for long war Germans reported moving reinforcements to west ern front where quiet continues say Musso lini ready to lend good offices if Britain France signify interest in peace parley Football Results SECOND PERIOD Centre 0 Army 0 IMissouri 0 Ohio State 7 Michigan State 0 Michigan 26 West Virginia 0 Pittsburgh 6 Fordham 0 Alabama 0 Columbia 0 Yale 10 Iowa State 0 Kansas 0 FIRST PERIOD L S U 6 Holy Cross 0 Yale 0 Columbia 0 Penn 6 Lafayette 0 Duke 3 Colgate 0 Nebraska 0 Minnesota 0 Indiana 10 Iowa 7 Texas 0 Wisconsin 0 Minnesota 0 Nebraska 0 Oklahoma 5 Northwestern 0 Georgia Tech 0 Notre Dame 3 Virginia 0 Navy 0 INDIANAS TEAM 20 T017 University of Iowa Eleven Rallies to Pace Big 10 Battle IOWA fighting Iowa football team rallied after trailing 10 to 0 and was leading Indiana Hoosiers 20 to 17 Saturday after noon in a Big Ten conrerence battle Indiana marched straight down the field at the opening kickoff and when repulsed by the Iowa line scored on a field goal Later in the quarter Brooks faked a pass and skirted his right end for 15 yards and a touchdown for the visitors The placement was con verted FIRST QUARTER Captain Prasse of Iowa won the toss and chose to defend the south goal Prasse kicked off over the In diana goal and the Hoosiers put the ball in play on their own 20 lofil made five yards on a plunge Tofil added three yards on an other punch at the line He struck the center of the line for a firsI downon the Hoosier32 Tofl and lateraled to Zimmer who was pushed out of bounds on the In diana 43 Walker smashed through to clip Zimmer for a yard loss he hit Zimmer a 140 pound back so hard that the Indiana back took time out Hursh threw a long pass to Zimmer who caught the ball on the Hawkeye 35 He finally was downed on the 18 yard line Zimmer dodged several Hawk eye tacklers on his surge through uie secondary Couppee replaced Gallagher in the Iowa back field Zimmer went around Iowas right end to the Iowa 7 yard line and a first down Tofil was halted at the line scrimmage on a plunge Tofil fumbled but the Hoosiers re covered on the next play The Hoosiers did not gain A pass into the end zone was wild Herbert dropped back and booted a field goal from the 14 yard line Score Indiana 3 Iowa 0 White kicked off for Indiana to Kmnick on the 15 who ran to the Iowa 40 where he lateralled to Busk who ran to the Indiana 30 before he was brought down by Hursh Green made two at cen ter Busk was good to the 25 on a play over tackle Prasse dropped Kinnicks pass on fourth down Tofil made nine yards to the 33 barely missing a first down but another try gave the Hoosier the required yardage on the 35 Hurshs pass to Harris was in complete but Busk was called for interference and Indiana was giv en the ball on the Iowa 43 Her bert lost a yard at right guard Brooks was good to the 39 over the center of the line Hurshs pass to Zimmer was good to the Iowa 15 as Zimmer eluded Coup pee Brooks faked a pass and then turned his right end for 15 yards and a touchdown Herbert con verted from placement Score Indiana 10 Iowa 0 Kinnick returned Indianas kickoff from his five yard line to the Iowa 25 Kinnick quick kicked and the ball rolled to three yard stop on the Indiana line Kinnick took the Hoosiers re turn punt on the Indiana 40 juggled the ball and then recov ered on the 30 Kinnick faded back and then tossed a perfect pass to Prasse who caught the ball on the nine yard line and went over for a touchdown Prasse was completely i grabbed he kick Indiana 10 substitute back was 7 Brooks downed Ankeny replaced Couppee quarter for Iowa Kinnick got two yards on a smash at center Green lost two m a run un lacsie oroKe into the long pass was incomplete It was and dodged his way thr mtendcd for Captain Prisse but yard line Ho over for a touchdown on i Aidijt uui jiiru the ball sailed over his head into guard the end zone Indiana put the ball next plav in play on its 20 T j i JiainiicK s drop Kic Indiana got two yards at center and Iowa led 14 to 10 Cincinnati Drops Third Successive Game as Yanks Hit Four Homers FIELD CINCINNATI New York lankees returned to the murderers row era of Babe Kuth Saturday by slashing out four homeruns that enabled them to win their third straight world series game from the Cincinnati Reds 7 to 3 The boys from Broadway shifting to the west for this game gave one of the greatest demonstrations of power ever seen in a world series as they fired away all afternoon with nomerun balls over the fence and into the right field bleach Gl S i1 aS a for young Charlie Keller Yankee right iielder who is one year out of the minor leagues He got two of the Yankees four homeruns and every time he came to bat the fans in the right field bleachers dinged and ducked for cover And it was a sad day for another Thomp son of the Reds one year out of the Sally league and called upon Saturday to fare the Yankees in one of their most murderous moods Roses Are Red Reds Are Blue The box score NEW AB Crosetti s Rolfe 3b Keller if H PO 0 2 0 A 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 I cf Dickey c Selkirk If Gordon Zb Dahlffren ib Gomez p Hadlcy p TOTALS 32 5 27 AK II TO Wcrber 3b i 3 Frey 2b o 2 Goodman rf 5 3 2 McCormick Ib 5 Z 9 Lombard c 3 1 5 Craft cf 4 0 2 Berber If 4 fl 2 Myers ss 2 i Thompson p I 1 0 Grissom P 0 0 0 aBongiovannl 100 Hloorc p 1 o 0 bBordajraray 000 Hcrshbergcr c 1 0 I TOTALS 36 10 27 10 0 aEatted for Grissom in sixth bRan for Lombard in seventh Runs batted in Keller 4 DiMa gio 2 Dickey Wcrber Goodman Lombard homeruns Keller 2 Mapsio Dickey sacrifice Thompson left on bases New York 3 Cincinnati 11 bases on tialls off Thompson 1 Grissom 1 Hartley 3 struck out by Goincs 1 Thompson 3 Hadley 2 Moore 2 hits off Gomez 3 in 1 Thomp son 5 in 423 Grissom none 113 hit by pitcher Lombard by wild pitch Thomp son double play Kolfc Gordon Dahljren ivinningr pilclier Had ley losing pitcher Thompson Umpires Summers AL plate Pinelli NL first McGowan AL second Rcardon NL third SENTENCE FORMER BISHOP MARQUETTE Mich ward S Ablewhite former bishop of the Episcopal diocese of north ern Michigan was sentenced Sat urday to serve from one to 10 years in prison for embeiatement of church funds Dumke made three yards as the quarter ended Score Indiana 10 7 SECOND QUAUTER Hawkins replaced Luebckc at Couppee returned it Kmnick ter and Murphy went in for Green the extra point by a drop at fullback for Iowa 10 Iowa was offside on on Indiana punt the ball was called back and on oj it i i on pum me oau was called back his 24 after taking the Iowa kick the Hoosiers got a first down off Indiana made a yard on a their 30 drive at Iowas right end Brooks Bringle made two yards on a for the Hoosiers tackle smeared him Hurshs high Bringle was tossed down bv i the Tollefson he Indiana 28 he 5ana 3 The klck ws hurried lost four yards A plunge made a yard Bringle to Kinnick returned from the Iowa 35 to his Kinnick cut back off Indianas left tackle broke into the led the Kinnicks drop kick was good It seemed like every time he let man get on base along came somebody to belt the ball for a homerun In the third inning it was Joe DiMaggio fretting under the puny hits he has been getting in this se ries who finally got hold of orit Keller had have been a terrifying sight to Thompson to see DiMaggio stand ing calmly there with a big yellow bat on his shoulder The ball came up DiMaggio swung and from the time it left the bat there was no doubt where the ball was headed It dropped over the center field fence and bounced and rolled In the fifth inning Keller got his second homer scattering the riant field Bleacher fans like feathers i he breeze Then Dickey helped himself to a homer and Thompson gave up the battle The Reds fought back bravely but their cause now is almost hopeless Sunday Manager Bill McfCechnie probably will call on Paul Derringer who pitched a the Eerie5 nil for Cincinnati But ready to oppose Derringer is that great right bander of the American LeagueCharlie Ruf j suldued Derringer and the Reds m the first game Following is he play by description of the game FIRST INNING meqip1rchesCTSpsonalmead futile throw trying to pick Cro V raced in t i fM CC1UP Rolfes bounder hi Yailkce third uicJc to the bug for a putout un assisted Crosetti going to second Ke leihncd the first pitch into the right field stands for a home run scoring Crosetti in front o him and the Yankees were off 1 here was sudden activity fix fieCld Mne left started to pitch to a Maggio was colled out on watching a curve break across he outside corner Dickey worked Thompson threw a wild pitch which rolled all the way back to the screen and Dickey ran to liiird on it Wcrber picked up Selkirks roller down the third base line antl threw to McCormick who made a spectacular stab at Werbers poor throw and tagged Selkirk on the chest with his outstretched glove to retire him Two runs one hit no errors one left raced far over back on second base to take Wer bers bouncer and threw him out in a fast play by inches Frey lifted an easy fly to DiMaggio in center Goodmnn received a nice hand as he came to bat He sent a high bouncer to the infield whicn took so long coming down that he beat Gomez throw to Dahlgren for a hit McCormick sliced a single to right field advancing Goodman to third and the stands were in an uproad Dickey walked to the mound to confer with Gomez slashed a ground single through second and into center field scoring Goodman and senclins McCormick to second Lrnft fmncri swinging a a fast ball inside Onr run three hits no errors two rut SECOND INNING Ya ikces Gordon sent a ;