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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 12, 1940, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS SAttf A EDIT QCPT T c VOL a HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CfTY THE BRIGHT FBESS UNITED PRESS FULL LEASED WIRES FIVE CENTS A COPY MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY OCTOBER 12 1940 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 3 NAZI TROOPS SWARM IN BUCHAREST Nazis Report Sea Fight Off Coast of Wight TORPEDO BOATS SAID TO BE IN NAZI FLOTILLA Asserted to Have Met British Subs Destroyers i BERLIN German torpedo boat flotilla was reported Satur day to have sallied out ot a con tinental port and fought a sea en gagement off the Isle of Wight with British light naval forces The result of the engagement was not known immediately The Isle of Wight is off Southampton on the southeast coast of England Informed sources said the German flotilla had encount ered British submarines de stroyers and torpedo boats The liigli command xepoi ted one convoy off Dover was broken up by German longdistance artil lery of the navy and army and two others were attacked by dive bombers off Scotland and near the Hebrides Three ships were halted by bomb hits the high command said DNB the official German news agency said Saturday it had learned from the best informed German sources that the exact British air losses from July to the present day comprised 3950 planes of which 2000 were fight ers and the remainder light and heavy Members qf p Friday Ger man planes were reported to Itroe unloaded 12000 kilograms SM520 pounds of bombs on England nud during the nhjht 202000 446420 pounds kilo grams more Submarines were described as especially active One Uboat re ported sinking 21000 tons of shipping New waves of German war planes meanwhile were reported candying the twomonths old air siege to London and DNB offi cial news agency quoted leturn ing flyers as saying great cjouds of smoke floated over the city af ter bombs were dropped Satur day morning Seven British fighters were shot down in air fights over south England DNB reported after German planes attacked troop concentrations with bombs and machineguns Two German planes are missing so far the agency continued These attacks succeeded a series of great night raids on London Liverpool Birkenhead and Man chester The British ted acts of terroragainst numer ous Dutch localities dining which moic or less damage was dorse to persons and propeity said tlie high command Briiish plane losses were repotted at 13 compared with one Geiman plane missing A few British planes were said to have llown over western Ger many during the night but were reported driven off by antiair craft fire after dropping bombs on a single unnamed town with outcausingjmaterial damage IowaNebraska Kiwanis Leaders Eight men were elected at the closing session of the IowaNebraska district convention of Kiwanis International to guide the club in its 1941 activities They include seven lieutenant governors cacli head of a division and R W Swanson Omaha Nebr the district governor From left ta right stand tag are Bernard T Caiue Slous City division 3 Squire Shenandoah division 4 William S Pad ley GOfhenburff SSebr division 7 V C Peterson Marshalltown division 2 Hobart D Bancroft Beat rice Nebr division 6 and seated Paul G James Des Moines division 1 Mr and Lynn D Button Norfolk Nebr division 6 Lock photo Kayenay engraving Omaha Man Chosen Governor of IowaNebraska District BANCROFT HIGH WINS HIGH TITLE ADEL won the Iowa state high school fall base ball title heie Saturday by beat ing Wilhamsburg in the finals battle 5 to 1 A blather battery V Godfrcyson on the mound and W Godfreyson behind the bat proved too much for the losers both on defense and at bat Iowa Has 20970 Men in U S Forces WASHINGTON cur rently has 2Q970 men in the na tions fighting forces and reserves an average of 200 to the county federal selective service officials estimated Saturday They said every state would be credited with its volunteers in figuring the num ber of men to be provided by each state in the forthcoming draft Fremont Nebr Gels 1941Convention as Kiwanians Session SEE STORY PAGE 2 Swansori Omaha Nebn was elected district governor and Fremont Nebr chosen as the 1941 convention city at theclosing ses sion of the22nd annual IowaTNe braska district convention oC Ki wanis International here Satur day The lieutenant cr nors chosen for 1941 were Paul G James Des Momes division 1 V G Pcteison Marshalltown di vision 2 Bernard T Caine Sioux City division 3 E G Squue Shenandoah division 4 Lynn D MuttonNorfolk Nebr division 5 Hobart D Bancroft Beatrice Nebr division6 and William S Padley Gothenburg Nebr di ision 7 Ralph C Barker Durham Carinternational trustee summed up the convention at the closing session with the as sertion that it was outstanding among many he had attended I came to bring you a message from the international organi zationi he said but you gave me a dozen Tou have the great est array of leadership material I have ever seen at a district convention The ot also unanimously indoiscri JDi Eu gene Wolcott DCS Monies now international treasurer for the po sition of international picsident at the 1941 Convention m Atlanta Ga Glenn L Cavanaugh Omaha past district governor was principal speaker at the forenoon session orr Our Silver Anniver Tribute and a Challenge He traced the meaning of wanis in the letters of thchamet KitidlineSs Ideals Wisdom Ac tivity Ncighborhncsf Indutiious and Semcc The last is Ki wams ieison for being he pointed out The Kiwanis philoso phy is to give primacy to tlie hu man and spiritual than lo the material he concluded The Storm Lake club won the Lincoln club trophy for the best convention exhibit Omaha 211 d Ames took second and third re spectively Other clubs with exhibits Included Beatrice Au burn and FremontNebr Al eona Fort Dodge Council Bluffs Missouri Valley Sac City DCS Moines and Denlson Judging was done by Di T E Davidson Rotary club president LOOK INSIDE FOK DYKSTRA TAKES DRAFT OFFICE Is Granted Leave of ABsencerasr Wisconsin University President MADISON Wis larence A Dykstra of the Univer ty of Wisconsin said SaUuday e accept the post of fed ral draft administrator offered im by President Roosevelt re cntly Dykstra who discussed er with tliepresident and Hcc etaiy of Slimpson eailicr lis week aiuioLihccd his decision ollowing a meeting with the uiu eisity boaid ol icgents which ranted him an indefinite leave of bsence While willing to ieue the fcd ral government Dykstra was un erstopd to havebeen desirous of etaining his relationship the university of which he has been since May 1 1337 The eave granted him by the regents olyed the problem UOBERT E SAGE Judge Sought for 2 Murders Found Dead PAGE 2 Mason City Beats Grinnell 14 to 6 SPOHTSPAGK W Earl Hall Lions club dent and Paul McAuley presi presi dent of the Junior Chamber of Commerce all of Mason City F M Humphrey Mason City chair man gave the committee report The Clark Beems trophy for the club with the largest delegate mileage nv aided to th Omihi club following the icpoi the committee chaiiman W E Bumhall Mason City James Archie Mason City sun three solo numbers at the mom ing bcsbion accompanied by Ralp Gecr Governor F W Torruick Giin Govtjinoif F W Tomasek Gim nell announced a tendance oL 416 delegates registered including 2 JIINNES6TANS KILLED ST CLOUD Minn U w persons were killed and four ott ers injured Friday night in a hoa on automobile collision near her The dead were Ted Belford an his wife Glcnwood Minn Badgers and Hawks 1242 at Half Time IOWA a flashing fast scoring game the Iowa liawkeyes and Wisconsin Badgers were tied 12 to 12 shortly before the end ot the first halE in a game played here Saturday in 84 degree heat before 30000 persons FIRST PERIOD Gallaghers kick was over the goal and the ball brought iut to the 2o made no gain Miller gained a yard Giles kick was taken by Stauss on the Iowa 45 and fumbled but recov ered on the 44 fumbled but le coveied for no gam Gallagher fumbled and Lpicnz recoveied for Wisconsin the fomth play Paslcvau gained for a fiist down Upskins pass lo Philip was good on the eight and the Badger end rambled over a touchdown Mil leis placement no good Score Wisconsin 6 Iowa 0 Milleis kick was taken by Buc kctt on the 2Tand he ictunicd to the 32 the third play Stauss kick wastaken by Hoskins on the 15 and biought dosvn by EmUl on the 21 son t a r ed for no gam Paskvan picked up two for down onhis own 33 Diehl hit Paskvan for a two yaid loss Giles1 kick was downed on the Iowa 36 went off tackle to the 43 Stauss kick was taken byHoskins on the 13 and wa brought down by Diehl oa made four Millei lost three Giles kick wa partly blocked and downed o the Iowa 47 Farmci Vollenweider and ii to the Iowa backiielcl third play Gicei fumbled and recoieied Tor a fiv yard loss Fanners kick was tokei by HosUins on his 10 and returnee it to the 23 Urban replaced Capt Lnuli at tight Badgers wcr pcnqlicc 15 yards for holding putting themon tlienine Gage kick was taken by Farmer on hi own 48 and letmned it to tlv Wisconsin 38 garnered live Gieen made Gieen picke up a fust down as the quaitc 5 LONDON DAY AIR RAIDS ARE MADE BY NAZIS Some Places Smashed But British Claim Casualties Light By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON oaring beyond sight in the au umnal mists made fise daylight aids on London Saturday after a ight of scjtteied attacks in an undetermined number f persons weie bulled in Ihc vrcLkagc of a Liverpool JioteJ Sonic houses and business establishments in London were smashed Saturday but the ministries of air and home se curitysaid casualties and dam age comparatively light Bombs also dropped iu Kent and Sussex Watch Dates By JOHN It CHAPMAN EES MOINES to jallot box stulfers Dont get youi1 dates mixed and go voting foi youiself a lot ot Wod icsday its diaft icgistiutiun day Billy Krause T1 Mora Springs Boy in Bicycle Crash NOHA Krause 11 Nova Springs uas injured when struck by a car he was riding his bicycle Friday night about 6 oclock He vas taken to Ihe Meioy hospital at Mason City for treatment His condition was icpoited at air Satuiday At least foui German planes veie desUoyed a cominumciuc aid qnd one British fighter was ct uillj the pilot safe iive houses were 1 wrecked in one section in the first raid Stores and offices were damaged in the second and anurfibTir of casual ties were reported Only a f ew planes engaged in each of the four raids The Press association leported a hospital and a convent were damaged in the night taida Elev en nuns in the convent escaped without injury after fighting flames with hand extinguishers on the loof until Hie file got out of control and had to come down Unofficial 40 nazi planes tried to reach Lou don in the first raid and GO in the second while 0 took part in the next two raids Merger of 2 Big Lutheran Groups Voted OMAHA to the Uiiited Lutheran churLh in Ameri ca cleaied the ijdluidav union Uith the American Luther an chuivli meigc congvegatioiis of 2000OUO incin bcib V if X Aclinir after their presidcntj Hie Rev F II Knu bcl appealed for approval the 550 delegates accepted all three agreements at issue hi the mer ger proposal one of which pre cipitated a long debate about a single of Scriptural doc trine hlngoil un the meaning of tlie wore ei1oilcss m a statement icgudmg God Woid the Bible1 It jhseited tlic books ol the Scnptuics ale 10 lated to one another and taken together constitute a complete unbreakable uhole of is the center Dr Knubcl said to icjcct ha was to disci edit the past pieeiit and lutuie Tlic Auiciitan Lutheian chuidi comention at Dctioit is expected lo act on the meigci plan ncxl wcoU Dr H Giady DavU ol the Chi cago Lutheran seminary said thc eriorless1 mistcading and confusing Di 11 H Baggci of tile U L The Weather FORECAST IOWAFair slightly cooler northeast Saturday night Sun day partly cloudy MINNESOTA Fair and cooler scattered light frost north Sat urday night Sunday partly cloudy IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statis tics Maximum 73 Minimum Friday night 54 At 8 a m Saturday 58 YEAR AGO Maximum SR Minimum 32 ended Score Wisconsin6 Iowa 0 Iowa failed ta gah Green left end for 11 yavc to the Wisconsin Green mad a yard Fanners pass to Couppe went over the end zone Wiscon sin took over on the 20 Wisconsin Paskvan fumble and Diehl of Iowa recovered o the 19 cut Uuough e tackle reversed his field ovei for a touchdown uj Faimcis diop kitk uas Mid Hcoic Wisconsin fi Iowi B GillCiUds kick UPS tilvfn fa Wilding on the 15 and returned i tiic 39 pass lo caught on the Iowa 32 and the Badger end raced to a touchdown Milleis placement was no good Scoie Wisconsin 12 Iowa fil kick leen on the biought him doun on the 23 picked up Green hit left tackle for six Farmers kick was taken by Wild ing on his 35 and icturned to the 38 intcicoptcd WildmgVpass on the 37 and returned il to the Wisconsin 48 made a yard made a yard Farmermadethree more Parm ers kick went out of boundson the Badger 21 picked Aip five yards through center Gage back topunt fumbled and reeov cied on the 20 Gages hick was taken by Gilleard on the Iowa 34 and returned to Wisconsin 44 made a yaid was taken by six and Loienz Jovvi cllit VValkcr EnicH Durtclt Ankcny Murphy Referee pire1 W Jijtljic E licarl lines THE LINEUPS LE LT LG C V RG RT RE QB v FOUL bombs fell in one pait df London in tlic fiiil dajlight fll tatU and big Geiman Buns at Cape Gus then shelling of Ihe Engns coast Rescue ciews found several per sons ahve in the Lneipool hotel sriuck squaiely by a big bomb Bui the remainder oE Ihe staff and guests was somewhere beneath the heap of rubble Within an hour after the first raid antiairciaft guns began lo bark again and sirens screamed the citys 200th alarm Once again in approximately an hour planes wereheard overhead and the days third warning was sounded To the battle of bombs was ailded the of suns Lone range British and German bat teries on opposite sides of Uie English channel thundered for more than three hours Friday nijht and early m their longest bombardment Big shells exploding at minute intervals shook the coasts of souUieaslcin England and nazi held France Flashes of gunfire lighted both sides of the Stiait Of Dover From bates back Ihe smok ing gun the Hoyal An Force roared eastward for new blows at the nazi coneenliation points along the coast Bombs diopped near CalniK and Cape Gns Ncz lighthouse uhcic two big Gei man coastal baueilcs wcie filing Boy 3 Dashing to Meet Mother Killed PERRY lo meet his mother who walking home horn downtown Billy Koch 3 year old son of Mr and Mrs Ar nold Koch was fatally injured here Friday when he raninto the realwheel of a moving truck The mother witnessed the tragedy from the other sideof the street C A commission that helped duw up the statements luged adop tion of the Btatemeiit The other points uhich musthe approved deal with ex change of pulpit courtesies With clergymen of other communions and memberships and member ship in soblal organizations apart from the church Dr Lars W Boe president of St Olaf collegeat Northfield Minn speaking Friday night on the church and present world con ditions declared he hated t he phiase short ofuarr and tlie attitude back of He added 1 ajn no hall as mucijCon cerned about our getting in 01 staying out ot the war as I an hat America shall stand on lie side o God far justice and for light and have the coinage uf her convictions in Gods piyv idcncc that mas lead hei BRITISH BUSILY PACKING BEGIN TO QUIT NATION Crowds Stand on Walks at Attention as Trucks With Swastika Pass BY THE ASSOCIATED TRESS BUCHAREST P Germanys drive lo tile cast toolc form Sat urday with arrival oi trucklqads ol Gcinmit soldiers with fixed bayouctb giving obscn eis the mi piosmn ot occupation oC this Rumanian capital V Tliee lucked vciiiclcs es corted by smaller cars contairi officers carted Adolf Hit lers swastika banners through Bucharest streets at rnoori squadrons of planes some Mltli German markings swept back anil forth above the city British subjects luid ic mdincd hcie despite worsening ic ladons between London and Btl chaiebt Vveio busily engaged in packing and leaving Gcimitii flags weie unfurled at hotels to honor the arrival of the Geiman troopt uhich made Ger man mililaiy ponetiation of Ru ii an established fact after a of conflicting lepoits The nayis coming al tcntion to possible new moves by the RomeBerlin axis in southeastern Europe The sight ofGerman bayonets flashing in the sun followed Turkeys declaration that 2000 000 of her own bayonets would block any axis attempt to advance Iu her direction Into the far east tf if if Crowds on the sidewalks stood at jttciiliOM the tincKs parsed ininy pel ions their fiat The 1 headetf by small bearing German offi ccis anil standards Simultane ously of airplanes again droncd over ihc capital and oil The Central Lutheran church is rt United tuthei an group and St James church is affiliated with the Amer ican Lutheran church body ThornaNy G1b nil KB Front Blrci D KniRhl Darlmoxith F clsranU Nprlhues man K C KlkKcr Ohio Etnblck t Tornow Lorete Fnrrts HosKius Miller Paskvan EarDinm um icld SIX HURT NEAR CHARLES CITY Pickup and Sedan Collide at Crossing Four Miles West CHARLES in pnon V ei e iouM mimed ind tuo briuscdin a mish n 14 4 miles west ol Chaile1Cily Kuday nightat 8 oclock Mi and Mrs Wayne Millci ot Marble Hock Merriss ot Maible KocU and Mit C O Meichct of near Chaslcs City arc in Ihe Cedar Valley hospital lor treatment Mi Mcrnsb and Mi Millei weie released after hey were treated and had lecovcicd from shock The accident occuued at Jin in tersection The Marble RocU fami liestraveling cist in a pickup truck collided with the Mclchcr which was coming on to the highuay from the south The were badly damaged Mr Mclchcr sutfcied 1 ciuthicl client pnd Mnoie lairiitions uul vnn still vn suih pamijUuidiy that no attempt had beenmade to X lay the injunct Mis MerrbV light am fractuiecl and she suffered cuts Mrs Millers skull was frac tuied and she icccued severe cuts especially on the head The other two men ueie slightly cut and bruised 4 jap Ships Rush to Beat F R Embargo SAN FRANCISCO Japanese freighters were in Pa cific coast ports Saturday speed ing the loading of scrap iron to beat the picaidenlial embaigo only fuc days 1 Decatur County to Get Recruit Center for 500 WASHINGTON department announced it would build a iccruif reception enter in Decatur county to houte 500 menThe cantonincnl would serve us a seventh corps area training center Svaslilin fliigs unfurled at a number of As German officers prom enaded thestreets and held con ferences British officials said military and naval attaches with their staffs us well as com mercial staffs anil many clerks arc leaving immediately miller London orders for nationals lo depart The first secretary of the embassy was expected to re another ucek Geitrum circles claimed that by establishing an air patrol the oil fields and by moving ti nops into Rumania the icich ome igjiii hid lalvcn the imtjj Uvc from Britaiiv Thcie of liin Uinibei fit Opinion soldici CDlcred the city Siiindi of lionpc BuchaVest brmiglil Hie first ac tual eiideute that Gpimait tioops now arc in Rimiiiniii torclaimed nitHiction puipoacs Gcimiin militaiy pciiehation of Rumami now is expected lo itbolf ftiUy Tlic tionpf wliicii lolled tlnoush tdo iipital Satuidny believed to icivc aimed by uay of the DaiHibc It was belif cd olncr Geiman dctduhmcnli ueie Ukmg up tiutis in Hie Rumanian oil fields Gttrniii omcc icfencd to hat they 11 the riaiisei ol i suriden ittnl by the nti foil e ami oy Bntnm Medi flci ID himins lo have Observers icialled that the Germans marched intoNorr Denmark and the low countries earlier this year they slatrrt they had been Impelled lo act to forestall British de signs on those countries Uumaniiiti of iuials described the avix oititjl ol the oil tields as a guaianly of defense ayain enemy bombers More than 150 plane clearly mukcd with Gcimin Kalian and Rumanian m MRma flew ovci the Biitish lega tion Friday the British called it an intimidation then flew over tne ftumanian oil ccn tciut PloeiU ind Gun RIO KfoikJi and BiitiVh interests once lin Wisconsin Iinal Georgia Tech Notre Dame Final So California Illinois Final Nebraska Indiana i El Final Ohio Stale No cth western ;