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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 15, 1940, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IL EDITED FO VOL XLVII e HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS ASSOCIATE PRESS AND UNITED PRESS VVU LEASED WUIES FIVE CENTS A COPY MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY OCTOBER 15 1940 MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT THIS PAPEH CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS NO REDS IRKED NOT TOLD NAZI PLANS 2136jto Register Wednesday for Draft MACHINERY SET IN U S TO REGISTER MEN Officials Anticipate Few Attempts Put to Evade Signing Up WASHINGTON Scketiv c scivjce officials aie counting on a volunteer police toiic ot million throughout the land to maUe cei tain that every eligible man 21 to 36 legisteis Wednesday in the nations fust peacetime LOIISLIIP Uon program For every younff rnan vUio goes o an election precinct or schoolhouse to register national selective service headquarters predicted Tuesday here will be at least one relative trlcnd or employer kcepInR watch after Oct 16 lo see that no other man lias evaded registration Foi that ic4bon otfiuah heie do not anticipate numerous attempts to evade icgistration 01 many pios rcutions tor di aftdodging They the mothers and sweet KGLO Will Carry F R Talk Wednesday WASHINGTON U Presi dent Roosevelt will give a seven minute radio talk on compulsory military training Wednesday morning as the registration ot an estimated 16404000 men be gins Arrangements have been made with the four major radio networks to carry the presi dents remarks at 7 a m CST Registration for this countrys first peacetime conscription will begin at 7 a m and con tinue until 0 p m KGLO will carry the address lowana Will Sign Up in Voting Places DBS MOINES of Hitlei Muibohm and the invasion and conquest of half a na tions appioMmately 375000 Iowa men are expected to go to their local polling placesWednesday to iegibter under the first peacetime military conscuption system in United Slates histoiy The polls1 will be open fiom 7 oclock w the moining until 9 oclock at night W eligible all between 21 and 36 must register unless in a class specifically ex empted by figure on spending from 12 to 20 min utes in the process not counting waiting time The meie fact that a man falls within the age limits docs not mean that he should immediately icpair to his home and pack up lor a ycdi in the aimy National militaiy authorities aie planning on taking about 300000 men be tween now next July I and moie than expected to register on the morrow Thus the odds aie appioMmalo ly one m 20 against being called at all and aie much grcatei than that for mained men with de pendents In fact it is anticipated that the chames of having to Jill out a questionnaire are figured at one in seven All bets of coujsc If the intei national situation becomes more critical if if if Questionnaires by means ot the lownumber draftees will be classified villl toe dis tributed in accordance with what happens in that sroldfisli bowl down in Washington order numbers will be given lo the individuals whose num bers are pulled early out of the bowl in he capltpl lottery Handling the administrative dc lails and the final selections in iowa nvc 110 local draft boards recommendedby Governor Wil son and appointed by President Roosevelt Not yet named are the low A appeal bojids winch will make decisions in disputed and the state bclcctive beivice di rector quota vill be i educed by the credit to be given the state for the number of volunteers it how has ieumg in the nations aimed forces Statistics indicate Ihe num ber exceeds 20 OflO Cuuent en listments also will reduce the quota further lieaits of Amenta if no one else to mainlain astrict neighborhood vigilance Some talebeanng lel tcis ahcady have come to national headquaitcis Throughout the country the se lective service system is organized to give the volunter police force every opportunity to detect evad ers The 1000000odd cljaft icgis trais who stand icady to regislei the 15404000 young men of draft age are election officials and vol unteer workers familiar with the people of their communities Each of the 6500 local boards will he set up the morn ing after registration to classify ihc men fnr service also arc composed of local men At eaih biwuis offue 1 list of legistmts will be polled fui Use public A opy vv ill be sent to local newspaper And cvei man who registers will be given a LCI tifitatc to i airy with him at all times That ceitificate will piotect those who have legisteied lack of it may em bail ass those who havenot Mjjor Daniel E Gould of the national headquarters lield office predicted that mothers whobe lieve their neighbois sons have not registered will be the first to notify the pioper authouties Kepoibng that eveiy state had notified national hcadqudrteis of per cent slate of rcidiness Maioi Gould declaied lhat Iheic vviil be not 1 hitch in tile registration Wednesday Gould estimated that a nonnal legittiatioti would icqunc fjvc 01 minutes but that diffi culties with men who cannoUread noi speak Cnghsh alid other hitches would make time 20 minutcs placcs will be open 9 p m If any men aie left in line at 9 p m icgistiation places WASHINGTON Will icmain open until they me Hull aid Tuediy tlut Arnbassx d0 Joscph P Kennedy piobiblv National headquaifcis cmphn sized that no one wouldbe cajoled to legistei but that it is cveiy Be Sure to Register Wednesday Foul housjiid met will go to the polls in Mason City Wednes day in Ccuo Goido county not to vote Ji is legislation day All men fiom 21 lo o5 yeais inclusive whether they aie citi zens ot the United State 01 not ue rcquued to icgislci Wednes day and the lOgibtiais will be on duty at the polling placcs Ciom 1 a m to 9 p m to aicommocKuc them Kcgisti ation xvili lie held in tlie regular polling places ex cept in Owen township where it vill be held at the Cahalan IrnJl at Carlersyillr instead of the Owen Center school The TMason Clt voting places are First precinct first ward school administration building second precinct first ward Ma son Cits Lumber company first precinct second court house second precinct second vard McKinlcy school first prccincl third Lapincr garage second precinct third ward Roosevelt school first precinct fourth ward S and It Chevrolet garage aqd second precinct fourth ward Nichols Farm Equipment 722 South Federal avenue In each of the registration places will be placed a number of tables At each will be seated a icaiitiai with a chair opposite for the registrant Mason City at each ofthe eight polling places thcio vvilxbe fiom 23 lo 30 legisliaison duiy Clear Lakes tmec icgistiaticn places will have appioMmately a dozen registrarseach and the rur al precincts will vary from C to 12 according toCounty Auditor Ar lliui Hnirib b in chaigc of registration in Ihc counly Rcgibtiation of all men who aie awaiting their turn at 9 oclock will be completed Mr Hams said The law provides heavy penalties foi failuie to icgister RAF Leaves Damage Britain Needs to Convince Others of LONDON must make suic she is going to SUIVHC and convince oUieis of it befoie she can declare her war aims WinstonChurchill toldthe house of commons Tuesday So fdi the pnmc mmistei only caiefut geaeial state ments can be put in an official declaration VVc aie not lighting the wai mciely to maintain the stntus quo he said but among othei thing in order to survive When our capacity to do that is more gcneially lecognized throughout the world we shall be in a position to take further view of what we shall do when Mctoiy has The pi nne This Is how a Berlin apartment looked morning after an Eng lish Royal Air Force raifl during the night Besides striking several times a week at Berlin the R A F reports almost dally bombing attacks on the German held ports on H coasts mmistei aid theie m mi mo the aveiagci Registiation j from 7 aviv I cliairfctei but that voild ion o fai as il ficc is oughly behindus Hull Says Kennedy to Leave London for U S Consultation ITALIAN PLANES ATTACK CONVOY Claim Cruiser and Transport Hit During Furious Air Attack KOME an squad rons furiously attacked a British convoy ippaicntly engaged in lushinc Bntish troop icinfoice ments lo Ilirentcncd Egypt he high command icpoited Tuesday and succeeded in hitting d uiusei with an acual torpedo and a trnnsport with a heavy bomb Olhei ships in the comoyueie lepoited damaged The Butish vveie lepoited in foieign en clcs to bo making use of the tlovver of then mcichant marine in extensive troop move ments These quaitevs the giant liner Queen Mary icccntly was convojed thiough the lUeditci Ul111 toops aboaid The hnci Mnuietama also was ic thoi making thetiip The Italians said the rtlacl wii in the sline naval foimafion which was engaged in a battle with Kal ian naval and 111 neai Malta last Saturday hi that biltlc theUalini paid they sank i of nbout and dnmiigcd another cruiser ancl an miciaft alnci while lo ing ideslvoycv and two torpedo boaJs tiiemseiv Prime Question Does Stalin Think Reds Ready for Nazis By DeWITT MACKENZIE Foreign News Analyst Moscow finally has broken its tightlipped regal cl ing Hitleis ljuld military occupation of move patently inimical to the statement that Ihc soviet gavcinment didnt satitfactoiy advance notice ot this non opeiation LOOK INSIDE Joseph Staling fntt cagqily I l 31 awaited in thjs tense bitua tion therefoie is one of dis pleasure Coincident with tin Reutei BntiPh news ageney says tlieic are reports in Bucharest Ru mania that soviet forces have iid vjnced into this flaming Balkan stste I lepeat tins with leserve since there has been no conJirma tion With Russian and Geirrian troops itiassed along the Ruman ian bolder opposite each other it is easy to take Tuesdays develop ment as stiengthening the possi bility ol wai the soviet and nindom Suth a development ipo licto mnKc Russia once moie an ally of Bntjin Thne liltle doubt m my vicv that Stalins tion must be lo have it out Viith Hitlei now since the flHi seems inevitable in the long tun Tbeie is doubt liowevci wheilici the Muscovite chief is piepared at llns morneiH to challenge the vast militaiy powei at Hitlers posa Also we shouldnt overlook the possibility that Hitler may make an attiactive teiritoiial fer foi Russian neutrality If Stalin feels that he has the militaiy strength to match Hitler its Hot unlikely that the break may come in the near future JOSEPH H BALL eligible mans duty to sec that his name and address arc rccoided Fourth of Farms in Iowa Have Electricity nine per cent of fanners have elcctiicilj n then M P Comvayof thn si ccitrfnisui v ould i etui n f i om Lotidon m a ucek 01 10 dTjs for a v IM and consultation As fai as lie knew Hull nddcd Kennedy will o back to London aftcivaids Tbeie have been pcisislent ic potfs iiowcvci that Ambiissacioi Kennedy would ic ign aflci his rctuvn here SPECIAL SEHVtCE HELD COUNCIL BLUFFS Ai Bislinp Gwald T Hagaii oj Ucs Moinc iinangcd and conducted 1 pcoial LOnln malioti scivice Un ccimpiircci tf Ti ci fiisl polr 01 tnr jcil m the stale vvjis rciunty in June 10lfi IRobcit vvlio u i when Ihc by pnhomvclilis and v lihA inn unalilr to pjid ipiu m tlio ic ulai soivuo with ollici nu mix uf his cltis Mrs Houghton Heads Library Association BUnLIvGTOA Mis DOI otliy Houghton of Red Oak WHS clcclcd picoident ot the cn a Li biaiy aisocuilioii in convention here Tuesday Other ofifccrs nc Mrs Evelyn Bray Grinnclt vice Florence Bullci Siouv Cih Iicnc Slcvivn DubiKiuo ai Mniy Ft D idgc Men oci scuilui bund lr Cunnn Ciiiniiil Bluffs vrnpoenln In tiu Ainciioaii Libiiiv asn nunuil The Weather FORECAST IO1VA Fair Tuesday uichl and AVedncsday not so cold north ucst and extreme llRht frost extreme cast Tuesday night Wednesday warmer MINNESOTA Jair cstrcnic south some cloudiness norlh amf central Tuesday nlnht and not so cold north and west llffhl frost extreme east Tuesday night warmer Wednesday IN MASON CITY GlobcrGazettc weather iUUift tics Maximum Monday 3 Minimum Monday niRht At 8 a mTuesday Frpal wis recorded here mercury dipped to Die point thisfull milin Minimum Senate Appointee or More Aid to Britain PACK 1 Cornhusking Contests Planned in North Iowa PAGL K Extend Pheasant Dates to Include Weekend SPOHTfa PACK BRITISH SINK 2 ITALIAN BOATS DAMAGE THIRD British Cruiser Ajax Suffered But Minor Damages in Battle LONDON DP Biilish ciuiser Ajax veteran of the uvej Plate battleagainst the Ginf Spec iis sunk Uso smtill Italian de stioyois and damaged a huge Hal m destioycr which was finished off later by other Bntish warships the admnally lepoited Tuesday night The warships weic sunk in an engagement 80 miles southeast of Sicily at 2 30 a m Satuiday The smalt destroyers vvcrc of the Aironc class of fi79 tons built in 1938 and carrying a complement of 51 men earh The larger destroyer the Artaglicre a 1620tou destroscr of the latest Italian class AI The admnally said tinwas the action in which the Italians ad mitted the loss of two torpedo boats and one doshoyei while sinking a ButiMi uuiser The suffcied only super ficial damage in the clash the ad miralty said and iUs efficiency was not impaiied All damage was above the vvaterlirie and some cas ualties were suffered The cruiser York which came in for the kill on the Artagliere suffered damage and no casualties the ad miralty said The admiralty said that the Ajax first encountered the two small destroyers and sank them A little later il ran into an Ital ian cruiser and four destroyers one of them the Artagliere The crippled he Artaglicre 110 admiralty said At daylight the Italian warship was located by fleet aircraft being lowed by a second destroyer W V Tlie York and another cruiser came up and finished off the tagliere alter Italian seamen had been given half an hour to take 1o life boats Hafts vveic diopped and the position of the Italians Wirelessed to Italy The experience tl Ihn sinking of the Italian cruiser Bartolomeb Colleom July 10 said the admu ally when oui rescuing destroy ers weie bombed by Italian aii craft made it impossible for our ships to take any further meas tnes for the safety of thesuivivois oC the Italian destioyer 350 Planes Used in Raid on London LONDON to mass tatties Geiinjn lajdeis made sis thrusts at London Tuesday m giadually met easing foice using pel haps 330 planes m all aftei Ihd fiercest night altaiK of the wai on this capital Each of the laidb was le poiled icpulsed befoie eMOnMvc damage could be jnflicted on the city however Only twice did a small number of planes penetrate the city Instead of sending single raiders as Mondav the Ger mans dispatched their fighter bombers informations ana eraduallyincreased the number until in the fourth attack 100 planes were used The succession of waves met ovei the southeast coast by squadion after squadron of But ish fighteis Nine German plnnes shot down up lo 530 p m 1030 a m C S T the an mmistij an nounced while 10 Bntish fighteis were inissmg Nazi planes also wcie attacking South Wales the Midlands and the noithwest toast In tiie early morning Biitish Ionsrange guns on the channel coast fired several salvos across the Dover Strait Their shells burst in the sea but mist pre sented watchers on the Eng lish coast from seeing ihe tar gets U S Envoy Quizzed by Japs on Advice to Yanks to Quit Orient TOKIO souucs lepotled Tuesday that United States Ambassador Joseph C Grew had been summoned to the Japanese foicign office and asked foi an explanation of Washing tons action in advibing American citipens to lene the Oiient Authorities declined comment but it v understood the ambas sador had been questioned at length Pitscngci igcnli foi shipping lines meanwhile icpoited that vessels bound for the United Slates were booked solidly up to the middle of Decem hri They suri llrey considei ing pldcitig beds in caidioom1 nnd lounges to increase accommoda tions if developments vaiinnted By noon the Butish ucie re poiled to have shot dovn eight Geiman plimes One Messcischmitt blew up in a battle near Ellnam in Kent The pilot was found dead In another light in the clouds over the southeasl coast British fighters ambushed a strong force of German planes and the hum of engines and iattle of machme gun and cannon fire were heard by the people below They were unable however to see them ev cent once when it raider broke through tile elouas and was imj mediately ringed by antiaircraft I fire J One fighter lived out of lie cloiids and dropped a liiffh ex plosive bomb on a southeast coast town damaging a few houses but causinc no casual ties if j if Some bombs fell in the London aiea dutuig the fust two daylight attacks buteach time the alarm lasted only a few minutes Waves of planes vveicseen crossing Ihc southeast coast at Margate beaded for London where the night inideis dumped new combination blast ajid Cue bombs fiom light fat planes Firerheh barely hadbrought un der control fncs which at one time ringed one area o London before the luftvvaffe renewed Its operations thi owing antiaircraft batteries into action again INDICATE SPLIT IN INFORMATION CONTACTFRONT Soviet Agency Denies Getting Notice of Move Into Rumania By THE ASSOCIATED PIIESS A sharp split in BerlinMoscow mutual information contact was indicated Tuesday as Russra sped the missing of ied Jimy Hoops on the fiontiei of Rumania now overrun with Gerniutisoldiers Without confirmation elsewhere Hcutcis news agency said in a dispatch fiom Buchaiest that novtel tioops have ahcadv advanced into the Danube delta of Kumantd If true Russia would appear to be challenging Germanys selfclcclcd guardianship of Ru mania ihe iciioiU suggest that ii is answeung the Geiman ot uipation of Rumania by moves to gain contiol of the entne Danube delta Reuters said Olhci unconlinned icpoits doin ftalinncontiolled Albania said the vanguard of between 20000 Slid 30000 Geiman tioops had aia lived at Duiazzo Albanian poit on the Adriatic sea The soviet government tluough official news agency disclosed that it had not iccewed il lcgaide us satisfactoiy advance notice of plan to send Uoops into the inch Balkan oil kingdom in southeast Euiope The news agency Tass offi cially denied a report published in a newspaper fn German contrnllcd Denmark that the Soviet government timely informed ia German troops Would be sent into Rumania and that the Kremlin was informed of Ihc aims and numbers of iroops sent lo Rumania Tinwas the fns open infoi niiition of possible schism be tween Germany and liussia al though foieign obseuci lung have said that uUiinately Uieir piofettcd fucndship would dis solve and ihcy uould light Ihc real battle of Europe The soviet govcinmcnUs state ment wis in direct contrast lo an assertion by informed Berlin spokesmen who declaicd on CM 10 tluit POWLI fiicndly to the RomeBei hn IMS had been noti fied Get man had aimed in Rumania and thai Ltthcis to follow Russia1 belated uis all the moic suiprising in view of the Kicmlms extieme leticencc Reds on Border Youth Returning From Hunting Fatally Shot MORfllb Minn iviciit made Tuesday tor the ifiinciiil of Roger McDowell killed Tin a hunting accident McDowell killed v hen his shotgun I was disLhdigctl as he lode home on 1 liiyiatk from hunting Construction of 800 Building Cantonment in Iowa to Be Started Lothian on Clipper WASHINGTON r p of an 800buildmg canton EJUOUte to CAHOpe TU at the tcv cnth coips aiea t i menl ai me seventh ccnp 2Sfv IraininR center in Wayne ind 37 citm ountio the1 imdciujy as a Iht H De got uricof Hcpir cnlitur I ccoinptf i M Itmi Tucclaj Ac cost tlir IOHMrurtionvviif 11 58300000 to which would be aricJrri the fer of the uinliatoi NEW YORK Lotli iin Bntish to Ihc United btius aboaid Ihc Yankee Clippci tvlirn it taMod away from its duck at laGuardki field loi Uir laUctiff to IHuopc Cunsidniablc s r t i c c v his pircnic aband he flying uoaf RUMAN Russian troop lontcntralinns have been reported on the left flank of the Germans occupsinj Kumama It said that civilians ordered from Ccrnanli 1 to makr room for red Iroops red naval ships conccntraieil at lcovi Pussian monitors sank Uumanlali patrol fcoats al hllla 3 and ranRc UussUn vvcrr mounted at he function of Ihc Danube Prut ;