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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 9, 1940, Mason City, Iowa NORTH DAII IOWAS EDITED ftCOT QF THE NEWSPAPERTHATMAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT VOL XLVl ESS AND UNITED PRESS FULL LEASED WtnES FIVE CENTS A MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 9 1940 3H1S PAPER CONSISTS Of TWO SECTIONS SECTION OKK NO 314 Children Rescued Survivors of Mercy Ship Reach Safety JAPS TO BOMB BURMA ROAD British May Advise Subjects to Quit Far East Huddled In life jackets six children and 40 other survivors of the liner City of Benares after drifting eight das finally approach a rescuing warship The children in bow of lifeboat ivcre iu a group being evacuated from England to Canada British said the liner was torpedoed FLY IN LOOSE FORMATIONS TO EVADE ARCHIES Nazi Planes Continue Day Siege Hospital Casualties Heavy By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS m loose toi mation to outsmait lhe citys growing antiaircraft delensc ai many as a dozen nazi planes were counted over London at one time Wednesday afternoon in the con tinuing siege of the city 1 The planes looked like mini ature white crosses against the blue skywith the puffs of anti craft fire dottimj their trail No sqund ot bombs could be heard above the firing of the ground guns Aftei a partiLoilaily heaiy bmst of the aichies one plane flying lower than the olheis turned off and made towaid the sibly damaged Wednesday afternoon sun had cleared the clouds that hid raideis m their fust daylight loi lowup to oveinfght assaults in which heavy bombs smashed an air raid shelter and thiee wings of a hospital housing 108 patients None in the hospital was be lieved to have escaped eithei death or injury Eight persons were killed in the shelter and an unde termined number injured The tombed de scribed as possibly the hit bulldinr In London where the raiding up to midnight was reported to te the most severe the city has undergone Thieo wings one housing men patients and one housing women weie ciumbled Most of the pa tients were 80 years old or more all of tnem peimanent invalid cuset Ab icscue ciewt dug for vic tims in the debus it was feaicd that not a single patient escaped either death ol injury How many were dead could not be determiriec because many Jiad not been ac counted for long after dawn The fust daylight nlaim was sounded some time after hounds of distant fmng appai cully high above the clouds were heard in London After the night attack glass strewn streets heaps of rubble that had been homes and woic shops and lengthening casualty lists were leported fiom 102 sec tions of England Thirtyeight of the areas of new bombwrought devastation were in L o n d o n winch again bore the fullest foice of the bombings that Malted Epg l lands thud month of air siege LOOK INSIDE FOR Dunn Survey orecasts Willkie Win NEW YORK icpubli au national committee Wednes ay made public the icsults of the unn poll which forecasts the elec on of Wendell L Willliie yith minimum of 334 electoral votes Using method winch the lepub cans said tested with ton iderable accuracy in the 1936 residential and 1938 congies lonal elections the Dunn samp ing showed that the icpubhcan nominee undoubt CHIANG KAISHEK Aid to China Ends Jap Hope to Conclude War PAGE 2 Fans Paint Cincinnati Red for Champs SPORTS PAGE NYA Enrollment in Mason City Doubled PAGE 18 MUSSOLINI NEAR JUGOSLAV FRONT Pilots CHvn Inspect Army Corps in Border District ROME UP Pjemiei Bern1 Mussolini was neatthe Jugosl frontier inspcctin the lllh army coups uowst tioned in the border district Mussolini r i v e d 4200 WILL BElwquid Apply BASES to Zones in Sailors aboard a British warship carry survivors of the Cttv of Benares below deiks to quarters and warm food Their lifeboat mast of which is Vibibte over the ships side at right was found bv a seaplane uliich dropped Tood from a parachute and then guided the warship to the siccne 600 miles from land The suit Ivors drifted for eight days bcfere they w ere rescued British said the liner was torpedoed white house by Secictpry of War Henry L Stimsoa foi a conference with Mi When he left the executive office he was asked Have ou accepted the job of conscription director J cant tell you that he re I plied I M ill hai c to do iomc coii bideimg Why dont you dnect your questions to the president heaung bcfoie PotiLe been talking about it Judge Moms Land Wednesday undcistood that DjUtia and was bound lo the glanu jury dent Roosevelt Wednesday of fcicd I uas icluctanl to assume the 3ob on a thngc of fnst degiec mui 1he job of consciiplion dnectoi toiof maihallmE Amenta s filed by Chief of Police Haiold Dr Chailes A piesidcnt l01 SCIMLO hmce of tho of lne Jol would cntii JiU sepaui who took the offei undci tonsid trom Wittontm eration the OFFER DYSKTRA DRAFT POST Wisconsin U Head Uncertain Whethei to Take Directorship WASHINGTON i c s i ALLEN CHARGED WITH MURDER Bound to Grand Jury After Waiving Preliminary Hearing Rudolph J Alien 82 waned bioupht LO Court to Hear Sabin Application Dec 9 MS bu pieme couit Wednesday set the afternoon of DecS as the time for heaiing an application by Edwin Jf Sabin Sr of Noithwood for readmission tothe Iowa bar DR CLARENCE A DVKSTHA draft post i Men 2135 The federal selective service law provides that every male resident of the United States vvhohat icached 21 yeais ot ago nnd has not reached 36 years of age must vogiMrr tor possible military duty at the voting place ID precinct tin Out IB DONT FORGET TItK DATE Allen had signid a confession lo the Killing of his wife Alhc Allen at he home ol their daughter on the morning jOct 1 The contcssion made I lo Cliicf Wollcal the Park hus i pilal vhile Allen was icuovering IIriim an attempted suicide County Attorney Charles W Barlow appeared lor the state anc Chailes E Comwcll appeared IOL the defendant at the preliminary hearing Allen was taken to the county jail to await the hearing before the grand jury According to the confession made to police Allen killed his former wife and attempted suicide ihccause he thought they weie in the way They had been lesjdmg with Allen appeared in court in weakened condition followinghi release from the hospital He was not shaved although lie wore no bandages After conferringwill his attorney he heard Judge Laii bind him over without the slight est emotion Allens oniy comment was What the hell will become of me now1 ar at the all field at 8 30 a m piloting ins own plane Aftei icnesv ing airport unitshe pro ceeded by mb loicar tinough the bolder dis 11 i c t In the toui he inspect ed tht cntne MUSSOLINI llth aimy coips Because of the pioimity of the 1th army corps to the Jugoslav bolder the inspection toui was egarded a significant and in dly would cany all the states until ot Viigmia Kejitucky Aik nsas and Oklahoma and jn nddi lon would win Coloindo Wyom ng and Oicgon Rogers C Dunn statistical an alyst who directs the survey claims to have found means of overcoming handicaps encoun tered by other polls specifically those Mhlcii iiave been contrary tu his hidings and predicted the overwhelming reelection of President Koosevclt One of the means it appeared was consid eration of the Vole of WPA workers n each state Mi Dunn says he has found it necessary to conect the finding of his actual sun ey on the basis ot WPA eniollment by states the national committees announce ment said He says that he has tiiscoveied that when a WPA nob is created the democratic total vote m anational election is increased appioximately by four votes Dunn said that the votes of people on ichef were not cast as a unit to anything like the de gree ol the WPA vote If they wererhe added there would not be the slightest doubt of the presidents leelectioti Tile survey complete except for 15 stales in he south and west several of whicli Dunn conceded to the Roosevelt column showed the following states for Uillkic Colorado Connecticut Delaware Illinois Indiana Kansas Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Missouri Nebraska New Hampshire New Jersey New York North Da kota Ohio Oregon Pennsyl vania Rhode Island South kola Vermont Wisconsin Wyo ming and West toral total 334 Votes TO U S PACIFIC FLEET Knox Doesnt Believe America Fears War With Japs in 15 Days WASHINGTON a preis cdnfeicnce lilled with questions about the tense far eastern situa tion Secretary said Thurs day that the United States fleet nowon duty in the Pacific would be brought up to full Mrenth im mediately by the addition of about 4200 men The additions U S Orders LONDON VI Authonlalivef itlei jiidiodtcd Wednesday tliej ntiih was considerj mg folloumg the example ot the United Slates by Bntih subjects to leave the far oust These tildes faid the wuning apply to all British who had uigent icasons foi icmaiiiing md indicated it npply to HIL same as a similar u ai mng b the United States government to its citizenX The United Mates citizens the navy de partment chief leported w J1 laise crews the advised Orient to leave jncludnig much of the Japan Wan choukuo Shanghai and Ficnth British riclesdcclaiccl the te povtcd Japanese lioop landing at the Noith China sea island of Liu Kung not afocai point of dif feicnces between Biitam and j Japan and should not bo allouetl 1o oveishadou what nis described KNOX fro in 85 pel cent to 100 per cent of their t heoietical bticngth Anno uiicing the btep as one of several measures to re inforce n aval strength with out delay as the basic cleavage bi ought out by Japans alliance with Butams axis enemies ome quaiteis it pointed Remarking that Dumi had de methods ot overcoming handicaps met by the Gallup poll winch last week Piesi m 42 hat Geiman tioopi operating in Rumania arc within btrnting dis lup with ante of Jugoslavia Covuia isj reached neu TneslD Othei lUlian tuny undeuded dent the lead statethe committee said Ml Dunn said that his mai gin ot error was far lower than the 4 per cent admitted by Dr Gallup and that his plan of survey made it possible foi him to fore cast the trial vote while Dr Gal Knox said alto that the navy was pressing for the acquisition of 31 additional auxiliary thips for the Heels train He was asked whether he concurred in a prediction that the administration feared war witli Japan in 15 days and promptly replied ho I dont i 1 iv k anybodj knows he added He said he expected to confer again this week with Admual James ORichardson fleet com mander in chief who came here from Hawaii for talks on the troubled far east with Prcsidenl Roseveltand Knoxbolh of whom liesaw Tuesday In lesponbe to anothci question the becietaiy iaid no decision had been made to change tile statin ol approximately 1200 marinescom prising American defense forces in the Shanghai mtomational set tlement And he replied no comment when told that Admiral Harry E Yarticll former commander of the Asiatic fleet had said in a speech Tuesday night that Ave may be better prepared for a showdown with Japan now while she is bogged down in China than we will be six years from will have been expanded to a two ocean navy f if GARNER GOES BACK TO TEXAS Apparently Believes Session of Congress Has Finished Work W ASH IN G TO N Vice President John N Gavnev was on his way back to Texas again Wednetday appaicntly believing that this iession of coligiebs has finished its IN INDOCHINA WILL BE USED Tokio Press Declares Diplomatic Negotiation No Longer to Be Tried Bv THEASSOCIATED FKESS will close the Bui ma load with bombs if Britain in hci determination to icopcii this backdoor icule linking China with sources of mateiials the Tokio press intimated Wednesday Declaring the recent acquisi tion of airplane liases in French IndoChina has given Japan a tremendous strategical advan tage against China newspapers assertedthe Japanese now are ready for direct action Fuilher woids aie umiciCsaiy lie prominent paper Nichj Nichi aid because Japan aheady Iras j explained to thud poweis her de I leimination 1o eliminate the nip ply loutes of Chinese Gqneiahs sitno Chiang KaiShek need no longer conduct any diplomatic negotiations with Butain said tins commentaijr The effect of stationing Japanese forces in IndoChina should now be displayed Yomiuri commented in the same vein The Burma road built after Ja pan had succeeded 111 seizing most leagues toictes m adjouni But congiets Mill K undecided wiiat to do about u pioposed icooss until after tho 5 election The senate begin a ot thieo day letetscs Wednesday Thin sri ay undci a gentlemans agieemcnt that no impoitant leg islation uill be bi ought up It ttill meet only foi loUcn sessions The 4200 iceiuils for the fleet luucc a u eck lo comply with the pci cent of be dsscmbled at Pacific coast constitution ayuiR they wcio I poiU said and iranspuitcit j Senator rue vulhii to mo to llauan aboairi a fleet detach aflei tinolruion bill such ii the Administra tion leadeiv theic ie tlucatenm GARNER to siy whHhei he Intel Since icturmng last month he has been trying to get his col It Is the sec ond time Gar nei lins gone b i c I t n Ji i s i c k c n ahct pecan ranch siiUB Die dcjn cratic natioiKil i i July lie was only IU days this time lie Iclt lor his U v aide T e x h a m c Tuesday night a uddeclined to retuin of Chinas seaboard follows a tor tuous 2000 mile route from Chungking provisional Chinese capital to Rangoon in British Burma which has a coiiunon fron tier with lndoChina Japans acquisition of Indo China bases therefore has short ened by some 350 or 100 miles the distanceivhlch her bombers would be compelled to fly In an attempt ID cut the road V Suiuc sections ofthe Tokio press expressed belief the scheduledre opening of the Burma road Oct 17 wus only the preludeto more extensive British TUnited States assistance In China in the form of loans The road Avas closed July 17 by an agreement effective for three months Yomiui i commenting on Japa neseUnited States relations CN prodsed belief they were hkly to in view tjt the Burma load icopenmg which was taken hcio as a new instance ot BiitihAmeinan caoperatlon m ajjplyjng prcisuic on Japan units in Albania also aie within which LOIICPI nrd only 91 per cent mem whith letiirn to tiie isi nnf hloii sit iking distance of iu of tlie N soon aftci being hauled j lloisc by cpnbhcan A British Finish Job Nazis Started British Garrison Is LeftUnhampered to Cope With Threats THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Gieat Butam uibhccl the le moval of all Iiom Gib raltai Wednesday after Iho guns of the mdssixc oJi foilicss had month The last utal defense fllctl out into the Mcditcnancan 5150000000 defense lious lioui icportedly Mnk Tueiday i 1 Fiemh wluch icfused to call daily cssionj m nil effoit to foice capitulation of mcmbcis vlio jaie holding out Administration leaders contend hat theic is no icason uhy con gress cnnt cjuit until the end of by both the house and senate The Weather FORECAST IOWA Partly cloudy scat tered light showers west Wednesday night and ventral and cast warmer Wednesday night cooler Thurs day MINNESOTA Partly cloudy scattered light showers day night and east Thursday warmer south and extreme east cooler iiorthuest night cgoier Thursday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weatlicr bta tics Maximum Tuesday Minimum Tuesday night At 8 a m Wednesday YEAR AGO Maximum Miniimiin Precipitation lo hnll Aserf residents and Unldicn ilic town began sticoniny cloven to llie docKs boiut a stoamoi mg The Rock mi ll impeicd tu cope v tilt a thieal encd IMJ i AMERICANS BOOK PASSAGE HOME I Shanghai Cables Slate Department for Ships lo Speed Evacuation SHANGHAI U ot b l ihp Shanghai Amctican Associa ion cabled the state department 5 Wednesday foi hips to speed tho 5 evaluation of United cili After a German bomb had left only a shell of this London buildlnR standing the British finished the job of wrecking it A demolition squad of air raid preraullon uoikcrs is shottn razing Ilic ruins Officrof Uie Atneucan Picsi 5j dPiit Shippine Lines reported thaL I all passenger accommodation had been engaged up tothe end of the I jcai Exfended Oiiflnrtlf Amciican cioudcdhipping of fuc ot setting paaRe Uppei i alloy fptn and ome ciiRaficd on Ihe peiatuic 1101 njund tin liner PicsidrnL mai ntinn bcsmmiiK ni pmoct Gulicld foi the United roolci cad HnnUJl neu States MI apt Hoin let H or sonicwhit undci noimal ui latlni tlum i rK waitms hcie foi furring chiefly middle of peiiodmonlli ;