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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 14, 1940, Mason City, Iowa NORTH H DAILY EDITED FOR 4 THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT VOL XLVII ASSOCIATED UNITED PRESS FULL LEASED CENTS A MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY OCTOBER 14 1940 THIS PAPEB CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 4 REDS NAZIS MASS MEN IN BALKANS Wallace Booked for North Iowa Talks DEMO NOMINEE IN MAJOR TALK AT MASON CITY Decorah and Osage Rallies Will Hear Roosevelt Mate Hemy A Wallace tomes back to his home slate on his democrat ic vice piesidentiaj campaign swing to make a major address m Mason City the night of Monday Oct 21 accoidmg to plans an nounced by Iowa democratic headquarter in Des Momes Sun day John K Valentine lovas dcmo ciatic candidate for governor will introduce Wallace as he makes his addiess at a point m Mason City which has not yet been designated i KGLO will originate the Mason City talk for a network of 13 midwest radio stations it is announced by E H Birming ham state democratic central committee chairman The Ceno Gordo county dcmo ciatic oigamzation is planning a huge rally for the WallaceValen tine meeting opening with toich light parade at 7 p m Eail Dean Ceuo Goido county dcmo ciatic chairman announces thai a dinner foi Wallace and Valentine will be selved at 6 p m for al piecmct committeemen and eorn njitteewomen of this territory It is announced byBirmingham van of automobiles will meet Wallace as he arrives in Iowa from Madison Wis From the Bridge at Marnuettc tlie caravan will proceed to De coiah wbeie Wallace will talk at U 30 p m The vice presidential nominee will make an address at Osagc at p m Monday arriving in Mason City about p m State deraociatic headquarters announces that it will coopwate North Iowa democratic or ganizations in an effort to make the rally in Mason City onr of th biggest oi Us kind held u tills section of the slute The tally will be Jield in the aimoiy wheie he fout yeais ago to a capjcity audience United States Quickly Sets Up New Army Camps A beehive of activity is Camp Upton at Vaphank tong Island site of a famous World war camp Inside a neek the army cut dawn a forest of pine scrub levelled above siter then came frames for the canvas tents BALKANS STUDY GERMAN GAINS SEE REDS MASS Are Apprehensive Over Possible Spread of European Conflict SOFIA Bulaana Bal kans appiehonsu c possible spread of the Eiuopcan conflict watched Germany increase h e i military stiengtli m Rumania Monday and uneasily studied le porls Soviet Russia was massing troops planes and guns along the SoviolRumaiiiaii frontier In Istanbul a ml Atlicns here British tics still hold and in So fia and Belgrade where German influence Is dominant official circles seemed agreed that the next few days may show whether the Balkan peninsula will be drawn into war DEFENSE PLAN NOT DELAYED Morgenthau Replies to WilSkie Claim on Program in U S WASHINGTON of the Ticasury Henry Morgen thau Jif asserted Monday that HENRY A WALLACE forNortU Iowa BALL APPOINTED TO US SENATE Political Writer Named by Stassen to Succeed Lundeen Crash Victim ST PAUt Minn Harold E Stassen Monday ap pointed Joseph II Ball St Pan newspaperman to fill the unex pired term of the late hcnjtoi Ernes I Lundeen Ball 34 is a political wutei for the St Paul PioneerPress and Dispatch He was bom at Ciook Bton Miim Lundeen a mcmbei ot he farmerlabor party was killedin the nations worst commercial air plane crash at LbvettsvilleVa Aug 31 Histerm would have ex pired in Ifl43 Morgenthau nal statement tional effort the national de fense progiam is iiot being Jelayefl a rjd has not been delayed His statement was a reply til charges byRe publican Presi dential Caridi da t e Wendell WillUie that the ad m inistnition has delayed the program by ic fusing to maXe tax concessions Never in oui1 history Moi g c irth u u pliccl in a tot h 4 s any na nioved forward o fast js tan ciy icadily be y an examination of the schedule of defense appiopriations and contracts Morgenthau sud he dcploied he effect of statements that sen e o substitute political controversy or unity of action and added that VVillktes tax statement is consistent with a recent statement by the same candidate which re vealed that he was wJlling that men should be conscripted o serve their countiy but unwil ing that industry should beso onscnpted if in any instance i became necessary 16404000 Young Men to Register for Conscription WASHINGTON is the Wednesday is the clay There has never been another like it in Anterican peacetime history Some 16404000 young men between 21 and 36 will ieg istci Wednesday for i possible call to a yeais tompulsoiy mihtaxy tiaming and the census buiejuv estimated Monday thdt a thud ot them would come flora the lions 90 big cities those with 100000 inhabitants or more New York City will register ahont 1107400 Chicago 604 160f Detroit Philadel phia 266200 and Los Angeles 220700 Other citieWDenver 402QO Des Momes 3800 Kanas Ctty Mo 50500 Milwaukee 87300 Mineapolis 62500 Omaha 29000 All told according to estimates bated on 1930 figuiCs the 90 tities will legistci about 54HUOO Reports to national selective seivice headqitaitcis aic that dll urrtmgemcnts are complete or up to schedule About 125000 I c K i s 11 i 11 o n places luuc been located usually it icgulu election internets though some stitcs ivill utc schools Registiation V11 take place between tho houis of 7 a m and 9 p m local lime reg officials or school been des ignated and given their Instruc tions by county clerks Thousands of other workers are standing by to help at rush hours Pools of First queen of the draft is Sophie Feshuk of Philadelphia who won the title Miss Con scription in a beauty contest in the Quaker Clly Teaches Grandson 5 to Use Gun Is Shot NEW ORLEANS Fiey 53 taught his 5 ycai old grandson Jnck Bieutenbacli how to shoot a rifle in one easy lesson He shot the fuearm several times and then handed it to the boy Jack pulled the lugger and a bullet entered the calf of his giandfath ers light leg Supreme Court Will Review Ruling Against Mail Order Use Tax W A SHI N G T O N lift The United States supiemc couit Mon LEVI ROBERTS KILLED BY TRAIN Funeral Services or Retired Railroader Monday Afternoon Robeits 68 letucd fieight conductor of the Noitlnvestern raihoad was killed by a south bound Bock Island passenger tram here at oclock Sunday morn if TuiUey guarding the outlet to the Mediterranean appeared de iiant of the nazis and hopeful of eventual Russian suppoit Bulgaria which standsas a buf fer between Turkey and Rumania was seen by obsei vers as con fionted with a difficult choice Whether to carry military coor dination the axis to new ing The body lengths or tn lealfiini definitely her policy oC peaceful neutral ity Positions in Danube Area Strengthened BUCHAREST Gci nany and Soviet Russia were re sort c d speedily stiengthenmg heir military positions in the slia tegic area near the month of the Danube Monday Russia was said to be mobilis ing picked the lowei Danube between its junction with the liver Prut and the Black sea on tile southern border of Bessa rabia and to be hurriedly build ing largo gun emplacements along that line Get man plan to build a nava air bate neoi ConslanU Ru manias main Black sea port were authoiitatively leported Preparations were made for Ihe an ival of a German nav al imssoi to join the nazi army an foiees and general already in Rumania It was said the navi officers would supeivise constiuc tion of the icnoited Constanta base High i onlting nati officeis con tinued collaboration with tile Ru manian geneial btaff for dcfens ot this kingdoms oil fields Ger man antiaircraft guns were re poited already set up around the bordeis of the fields and German fighter planes an and land ibices on hand The Geimans also ucic re ported supeuismg construction of antiahcraft emplacements 6e twecn the Danube and raihoad tracks at Giurgiu big Rumania uver oil port Thirty members of the British le gation staff including naval and military attaches and 40 oilier RUSSIAS ROLE CLOUDED MOVE SOON EXPECTED Observers Uncertain Whether Reds Oppose Axis or Seek Spoils By THE ASSOCIATED PUESS Rubsua icpoitcd massing of led army Hoops plmes and guns ilong the sovietRumanian fion Uer posed a mystciy Monday as ofliual cncles agreed Ihe few days may tell whether Kut opcs conflict is idestined toover run the Balkans 1rcsumablv the spread of war would Arise from a HomeBer lin axis thrust aimed al Turkey and tlic strategic Dar deiicJlcs The Turks aided by British engineers were reported fc verislily eonstruellns fortifica tions on the TurkishBulgarian frontier Greece and TuiUey were snd lo be closely cooperating and the TuiUisli piess defiantly reiterated 1 challenge thit 2000000 Tuik ish bayonets await any axis at tempt at invasion Both Germany md Russia weic iipoited strengthening their mil positions in the aiea the by a switching crew ISO feet north ol theGreat Western lailroad water tank immediately after the tiam went through if County Coionei J L McDonald after making an investigation pronounced Mr Itoueits deatn as accidental Mi Roberts born it Ellis Grove 111 Jan CO 1872 He had been a icsidcnt ot City about 40 Hr suiMved by Mis Robcils 316 Kill apaUmenU two sons Raymond Roberts ster City and Vauglm Roberts Toledo Ohio one daughtoi Miss Hare Robcils Minnctipolis two siepdaughteis Mrs Warren fes senden Mason City and Miss Enlalis Sauve AUion Ohio one stepson Robert Sauve DCS Moines Although he Turkish udio and press openly asserted that Gei many aspires to diive thiough the near east to Egypt no Balkan capital had conclusive evidence as to what Russia would say or do if such a drive actually were at tempted Foreign military attaches es timated that the Russian army and air Sortie which refugees re ported concentrated less than 500 miles from the Dardanelles was greatly superior numerical ly to Germanmilitary units mw stationed in Rumania or bnroVUc there George DRIVEWAY IS PROBLEM CHILLfCOTHE Mo W imls tiii quite a problem Three times drivers lutve mistieji il for i sticft cMeiiMou jrd into Uic gaiage The Weather FORECAST IOWA Kair Monday night and Tuesday much colder Mon day night with frost rl ing temperature uest Tuesday MINNESOTA Fair Monday night and Tuesday colder day night killingfrost freezing temperature north ris ing temp era lure Tuesday and central IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statis tics Maximum Sunday fG Minimum Sunday nljlit 45 At g a m Monday 45 Rain 01 inch YEARAGO Maximum 42 Minimum ai The figures for Sunday Maximum Saturday MinimumSaturday At 8 a in Sunday YEAR AGO Maximum sf TVUninuini PrcciDiliUion 28 have been oj ganiyed in many places to await calls for nelp Millions of volunteer fiom business en it fiatrinn and so cial aid aiungma to sec Iliat all eligible men registcj Some automobile ov nor will Uaiispoitalion 01 icgis trants About 7ffO 000 copies of tlie presidents pioclarnation ordeunK the registration have been posted aiound the counhy in public places No fuither official notice will be given Washington hassent out 730000 booklets containing legistration rules Eveiy registration board should have at least one copy Pnned locally 32000000 icgis tralioh two tn each icgistimt to allow for distubuted o legislation boaids alona with iceistralion certificates tu be men who About 10 huge cnlatgemcnts of tie legislation caid with full m stiuttions for filling it out will be polled in each legisli ition nlace Also printed locally 25000 000 information leaflets ready for distribution lo the registrants to inform them of their future duties under he draft Thice million copies of the foim on vhicji reqistiantb aie to be I listed been printed That sets the stage for the piecedcnt scttrag registration Men between 21 and 36 wheth er citizens or alien should go to the registration place closest to herrie if possible but if they are unavoidably away from home they may register at the nearest legislation place Those outside the United Slate must legistci within five days itter returning Hospitals will icgistiais for ho side A man ill at Home may have acompetent tn regis tration nffidals authority lo rcfiislcr him day agi eed to supreme court an Iowa decision holding unconstitutional the Iowa 2 per cent use tax as applied to mail order salesto customers within the stale by outside companies Constitutionality of the tax had been successfully challenged in the lowercourt by Scars Roebuck and Lomyrtny and Montgomeiy and companj The Itnva ouit the las is it applied to the mail 01 dci busmen WJs an Unionstilu tional ljuvdcn oh jnlcrstatc com merce LOOK INSIDE FOR and one half brother RupeitPmknoyvillc 111 Funeial services weie held at the Meyer funeral home Monday afternoon at 3 oclock with the Roy W Peyton of the Presby terian church of which Mr Roberts was a member m charge The Masonic order was in charge of the commitment service at Elmwood cemeteiy MIXNESQTAV IS KILLED GOODHUF Andeisun 80 killed in an automobile iieddcnt near hero Sunday night The car in Andeison and thice othcis ueie uduig out of contiol md ovcrtuined into a dikh members of the Butish colony in Rumania left Bucharest Monday by tram enioute to Istanbul mouth of the Danube river which flows mto the Blick Sci But Russias lolc tloudrtl Italian diplomatic comment dis tributed in the Balknns by an unofficial German news agency suggested that Germany having undertaken toguard the vital Ru manian oil tields might also find it necessary tu guard ugainst the entrance British forces to the Black sej llnough the Qaida nelles and the Bosporus The same comment Turkeys attitude nonsensical Whatever Russias reasons would be for building up her mili tary machine in Bessarabia and northern Bucovina as icpoited from Bucharest the meie fact that it was repotted was said to have enhanced soviet prestige in the Balkans and stirred a latent PanSlavic feeling in Bulgaria and Jugoslavia A declaration Sunday fay Prime Minister Dragisa Cvetkovic of Jugoslavia that his country was created in blood and only in lhit wdv ciin teiuloij be tilcn from wtfs the tirst official re yppnsc to reported mbunlinfi uXis MUCH COLDER IS PREDICTED Temperatures Freezing or Below Expected in West Part of State DES MOJNES IJPi Much coldei wcathci is ng mtu Mondoy fioni the the weather bureau annouiKCJ with tcinpevaturcs freezing or below expected Monday uigiit in tlic western portipn of tlie stnle TemperiiluiCB were Id degrees normal mofiiing tlic bureau said but were falling rapidly Clouds ijlanketcclllie amounts ot um icpoited in all but the extreme southern and western sections The mcicmy climbed lo a high or 79 dcgiees al Omitli Svmciiy Sunday night s lowest icadintj was 45 in Mnson Citv H was 47 degiees at Chailes City uhich foi mihtaiy mmy fcaied must be granted in the face ot over foitc Boards Request Pastor Who Wont Register to Resign May Obtain Dismissal Only by Appeal to Bishop in St Paul TOM MIX Actors Funeral to Be Held Wednesday PAGE 2 Cornell Homecoming Will Begin Friday STATE PAGE Tough Games Seen for Western Elevens SPORTS PAGK AUSTIN Minn incmbcis nf lie Biounscfilc and Dexter Methodist churches will meet 24 lo consider posible dimisnl xiLtion iRdinst pas tor the Rev WinslowWilson who lias announced he willrefuse tot I register for the draft The boards had asked to resign but the Kev EdwardLee Wmona said the young pustoi may not do so under chinch law Lee the chinches might ob tain Wilsons dismissal only by ippeahng to Bishop Ralph Gush man SI Paul who haS the power to remove him The church boards agieed to await the quaitcrly dis trict church conference next month before proceeding further Meanwhile Wilsxm will continue as pastor of the two churches At the request of the Browns dale church board Wilson did not vcid the statement he hnd pre pared for the Sunday service to explain his Opposition to registra tion for conscription Lee preached Hie wsrmoii but made nn reference to Wilvnn THV ItPV WILSON villi imceilainty Two loitjextuics were paramount 1 Would Russia as TurkcVs friend and withher own slake in southeast Europe Involved oppose a joint GermanItalian onslaught 2 Or did the presence ot Russias ted armies merely signify that Russia was prepar ing to share in tlie she did in Poland after the Ger man blilzkriesr had crushed Ihe Poles Foreign military attaches esti mated Ihat the Russian army anri air force poised less than niiies from the Dardanelles fiipatly supci ioi m immbeis Ui Gcimdil now slalioncd in Rumniiiti or cnrouto there BRITISH CLEAR UP WRECKAGE FltOM RAIDS In the battle of Britain VOOI lioups puKs ipadea jopes jud pncumitu cluils began clcu ing up the wreckage of London aftei the ompnc capitals most teuible night asault of tlie war Gemun bombct pilots ictuin ing fiom the iltatk said fncs v eic ftu as the moulli of the Thames The raiders reportedly dropped a tolal of 771000 pounds ot explosives pn Lon don Liverpool and other Eng lish cities in the last 24 hours and lieavy new attacks were launched Klonday morning if if if ii uic still cjig in lite Lomlon for dcifl iincl a tiovcrtimcnt curU muiiKiue sud it i oiicd thit Ihe nuiubci ul jjeison lillcd IKJ uijuiccl is than dunnt icecut night ittocl At Icibt lr ptisons weie Uillril and 20 w mulcted vhcn bomb exploded hcidun agdinsi two air raidshelters in cast English town1 NAZIS 11EPOHT KAID AGAINST GIBRALTAR Hitlers high ur hint of Gciman plans in poitccl iCtntly foi the ty of Biittim s Gibiallar Ion it ranee German rr jtlafked and an armed mcrtliant ship west at Spain hi the Gibraltar aria Uic lilch command siltl llUI lo dlUUltuC 111 bv RAF bombcis against bioiduil by the Gci ninn ttjiilKilled Dutch iadio saiina Dutch voilierhid been suit lo ilimbuig Gonnany lu licln in irtiinstiuction The IoiUlini iii nimistiy ic poilctl tluil Butish bombeisdcfy jn bifl ncallici pounded many objective cluiniK Hie luduiR tho Kiel and Welhelm biscs oil plants Ihe Kiupp moments U KAMSASrClTY mom 1cn fjei man nrcliomcs Thcic m the Kedciil Count il otwis ihc usuil nijjlitly Churches o Christ in Amcrui chmncl invision port Elliott Roosevelt Resignation From Air Corps Refused DAYTON Ohio Roosevelt IUondn stiouiittcd his icsiguation as vn ai my an unpsj icsenibt captain u Wught field but il uis crimed by Bi if Gen P Echols Wught field commandant Roosevelt curlier tiled to icMgii Hituiday bijl WHS letused Gcncial Echols said lowan Reports Loss of to Hitchhiker LNDIANOLA li A Potter G4 of Lucas Iowa toW Sheiifl Lewis Johnson he lobbed of S51 Monday bv a hilchhikci tiansfcilcd anothot cu and sJlImc caped after halluv Pottei 1 gun Urv point thice south of hcic Westinghouse Has 93 Million Defense Orders NlW YORK Wcsti n 8 hoUse Electric and MamifacUirinK tornpany is un ipproM mately of orders lor national delense materials Gcorjie H Blither picsidont said Mon day Actual delivery of ytxntt 000000 in orderswill hcniiidu Ijc foic the cm 1 1940 Buchti added j Episcopal Church Joins Federation of America matter debated for br1 came i reality Mondiiy tcn iht Protcslant KpicrtpaJ cluurh Tnc house of tn t triennial tviiuvntion ofthe church voted GO to Hi for lull nicnibor ship concuvrint a simiUif tu lion tiiken Siiluuliiy by the houu lrcni Otoiid lo Lc Havre Y Alioiit 1000 Amcriians wcrf icportril incaiiuliltc to lie srck ing passage hnme in the Lnitrd Slilcs from lirilain before the nsrt of u inter Tlic Inltrtl Stiitcs in London bcean ai JJull to lirtic many ;