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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 24, 1940, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS VOL FIVE CENTS A COPV H4RLON e n MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 24 1940 CITY THE BRIGHT THIS PAPEB CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 12 i in Final Stretch Willkie and Roosevelt Make Bids for Votes as Election Nears HITLER MEETS RETAIN Book Hope for GOP Rally Here Before a crowd of 33000 Wendell Willklc republican presidential candidate climates his second midwestern tour by a speech in the Chicago stadium the hall in which President Roosevelt vas nom inated by the democrats for a third term last summer Srsl Political appearance of the campaign President Roosevelt addressed a crowd at Wlminglor Del from his the way to Philadelphia to inspect defense industries anfl to make nls campaign address Character Is Not An Issue in Stock Case Rival Lawyer Says He Would Take Stand as His Character Witness day denied his obligation on cer tain notes on the ground the stock for which he gave them was is sued in violation the blue sky Testifying in a corpoiation civil lawsuit Hancher a Chicago attor ney stated The blue shy law provides that a security not qualified for sale may be considered invalid and the purchaser within fnc years may treat the transaction as voidable and may urge Hie law as a defense regard to Sir Handlers position in this casefl would testify as a character witness for him my self rt IS simply amatter of law DENIES ABOUT FACE IN VOTE ON HANCHER SHENAWDOAH fW rjednan niember of Ihe Iowa j state boaid of education Thurs i day issued statement denying tuat he had done in about luce Ion the appointment ot Vugrl M 1 Handier o the pi ettdcucy of the CHICAGO M Hanj Univcisity of Iowa chci lecently named president oil Mi Keenans statement m part the University of Iowa Wcdnes1 said Tiic statement made by Earl Hail to the effect that 1 had done an about face on Mi Hancher as president of the state univer sity and that I had previously been vigorously m f avoi of Han cher1 is absolutely false It had been agreed from the iiist that anyone was elect ed to the presidency those in the minoiity would change their votes thevcomment fiom other meni beis of theitate board of education is unnecessary declared W Earl Hall in commenting on his denial of an aboutface on the Hancher choice for president of the Uni of Iowa Five minutes befoie a vote in which by a substantial maigin Mr Keenan failed lo the boaid preidenLj IIP as asking for a olirt fiont foi Handier against un faii attacks b ictogmzcri enemies of the uluveisily and had been miled by an unfan X hispeung campaign Foui days later admitting fhathe was joined the veiy foices he had pie viously opposed Clearly he is tiy mg to strike Piesident Henry Shull oiei Mr Hanchcis slioul dcr Mr Hall icfeiied to the state ment Wednesday of a nval lawyer in the Chicago suit against Mr Hancher to the effect that no question ot moral turpitude is in HICKENLOOPER TALLE ALSO IN PARADE LINEUP Kansas Congressman ReElected Six Times Is Principal Speaker Republicans from surrounding communities are expected to par ticipate in a North Iowa G O P rally to be held at the armory in Mason City Monday evening at 8 oclock when the mam addiest be delivered by Congressman Clifford R Hope of Kansas Appearing on the platform Mr Hope will be Lieut Ciov B B Hickenlooper and H O Talle Ion a fourth district representative in congress V E B Stiilman Clear Lake Chan nun of the Cerro Goido county lepubhcan central tommit tee is setting up a large orgarma tion 16 handle the various phases of the rally which isto include a torchlight parade tluough the business section of Mason Cily staiting at oclock Indications are that members of the paity fiom surrounding coun ties particularly from the fourth distiicl will paiticipate in the i ally RepieseiiUitiVe Hope is 1aled one of the outstanding spokesmen in the middle west for the repub lican party particularly on agri cultural issues He is n resident of Garden City Kans and represents the seventh district at Kansas in the lower Tiqnse He is a native lowan born at Jane B 1893 attended Nebraska Wesley an university at Topeka and re ceived Ills IX B degree from Washourn law school at Topeka in 1917 That same year lie en listed in the JJnitcd States army served many months in fiance during the World war and had been promoted to a second lieu tenancy at the time of his hon orable discharge in 1919 Congi ebsman Hope began the practice of law at Garden City im mediately aftei he left the aimy He was a mejnbei of the hopse of representatives from 1921 to 1927 was speaker pro tempoie in 1923 and was speaker jn1925 He was first elected to the linked States congiess in 1927 and has been reelected six times The sev enth dishict which he leprcsents comprises 32 counties and has a population of 283054 Mr Hope is a member of the Kansas State Bar association and the Kansas State Historical society He is a Presbyterian an Elk a Ma soi and a member ofthe America Legion Willkie Charges Roosevelt Evades Jssues President Cites GOP Misstatements Roosevelt Declares Republican Nominee U S Has No Secret Pact With Any Nation LOOK INSIDE FOR Lists Broken Pledges Fears U S to Fight WASHINGTON an old H A It BO RCREEK Pa campaigner who loves a good Wendell L Willkie abetted fight Piesident Roosevelt swung Thursday that if President Roose Thursday into the last stages of veil did not icmember his prom his reelection chive with this declaration in support his most ises of today longer than he did his pledges m 1932 he feared our u Auyj jit 1C iJUL solemn assuranct that America boys would icon be put on trans has no secret pacts with any na ports bound for combat m war tion is foi peace I have labaicd and it is foi peace that 1 shall labor all the days of my life Mr Roosevelt came back to the draft more tabulating fpr a cheering audience In Philadel phia and the nation by radio Wednesday night what he termed the more fantastic mis statements of this campaign In repeating and repealing and repeating falsehoods he said his opposition has imported cer tain techniques of propaganda cieated and developed in dictator countries Not once in his address in Phil adelphias Convention hall did Mr Roosevelt utter Wendell L Will kieis name But among the outiageous and falsifications volvcd in the case and that he would be to take the stand 1 Ml to tlic affirmatue so the lecpid j would show a unanimous vote I jdid that accoidmgto agiecment and the rccoid showt a imam moiif vote for Mi Hancher Of I HOVOHFD AT DINNER couite I knew nothing at that BV IOWA ALUMM Hr gave that as a irasou foi tlmc about the charges contained M Hancher dcnjiug his obligation uai valid m the Chicago MII president eleit of lie Unuersitv which he attributed to partisans and republican leaders were charges that His administration wishes to lead this country into war that it has failed to make a job for even a single man that the indus trial system is prostrate and that business is stilled and itnable to make a Truthful campaign discussion of public Issues Is essential to the American form of govern ment Mr Roosevelt But it is entirely a thing lie added for any party or any candidate tostatc for ex ample that the president of the United States telephoned to Mus solini and Hitter to sell Czecho slovakia down theriver the unfortunate unemployed of the nation aie going to be diiveii into concentration camps or that the social security funds of the nation will not be inexistence when the vvorkeis of today bo come old enough to apply for them or that the election of the present government means the eiid of Amcucan democracy with m four yeais I think they know and I know ue know that all of these state ments are false He spoke to a throng that took every one of the 14500 seats In th e aud i tori urn ch ecrc d him for six arid a Iialf minutes before lie could begin his ad dress and interrupted 91 times with applause laughter and occasional boos when he struck heavily at his opposition Tlif ovadon accoidcd he chief at the hall was a ch day in which lie hnd WATERLOO Ni I n j U r 1 es appealed befoi p tens of thousand when struck by an Illinois Central railioad locomotive Wednesday Waterloo Woman Hit i by Locomotive Dies In a broadcast reply lo Mr Roosevelts campaign address In Philadelphia Wednesday night ihe republican presidential can didate also charged that tlie third term candidate had evaded the issues of the 194U campaign and that the presi dents speech was like the coun trys military defense cither obsolete or on order He said Last night the thud leim canI idatej refcriing to the democratic plaffoiin of 1940 quoted this lan guage from the platform We will not participate m foieign waib and we will not send our army naval or air foices to fight m foreign lands outside if the Americas except an cases ol atJ tack1 I hope I hope wnceiely that the pledge made Wednesday night by the thud teim candidate based upon the 1940 platform of the democratic party is remembered by him longer than he remem beied the same pledge that he made with reference to the pro visions of the demociatic plat form of 1932 II be does not remember it longer then shortly our boys will be on the transports sail Ing for some foreign sbore Willkie repeated that he ap proved of old age pensions unem ployment insurance co 11 e cl ivc bargaining and other sotial gams but cteclaied that continue along the load ot deficit financing thr end be finunciai chaos bankuiptcy and inflation which will icsult m the loss ot every so cial gain asvveUas the loss of lib Says Peace Agreement Is Reached in China PACK 2 Homecoming Program at S UI Nov 12 STATE PAGE ipolvG fioai bis cam paign tram m tins toivil a few miles from EHC Fa The 24 min ute speech bioadcast Speaking of 1932 pi onuses he lecited planks m the demon atic platfoim of that pointed out eai her that he voted for Mr Roosevelt in the new deal candidate accepted these pionuses and then declared that they were not carried oul Now Mr third term candi date he said several times after making these charges tell the American people whether Wendell Willkie falsi fied that part of the iccord alo thaigcd ihal picMdorL killed the London BRITISH DISCUSS AIR DEFENSES i Secret Sessions Held as Parliament Debates Controversial Topics LONDON baffling and controversial questions of Britains defenses against Adolf Hitler s air offensive weie debated Thursday by the two houses of parliament m secict sessions Commons went into closed ses sion after Clement R Attlec Jord EXPECT FRANCE TO SIGN UP IN NEWNAZIORDER Informed Quarters in Berlin Doubt Spain to Join in War at Once BULLETINS BUIILIN Adolf Hitler conferred with marshal Henri Philippe Petaln of France Thurs day It was announced Thursday night The conversation took place In the presence of Joachim von Rlubentrop retch foreign minister and Vicepremier Pierre Laval of France LONDON UR Koal Air force planes blasted at Berlin until 1 a m the air minibtiy reported Thursday night attacking power stations and railroad yards in the German capital By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A meeting between Adolf Hitlei and Fiances Piemiei Maishal Philippe Petam the 84 year old heio of Verdun who helped ciush Geunany m the World appealed jmmjnent Thuisday uightrvuth indications that this time the aged marshal would sign France to membership in Httler s new European order Diplomatic sources in Bern Switzerland reported that Te taln left his government seat at Vichy amid strict secrecy and was cnroutc to Paris to sign a new FrenchrGerman agree ment in place of the present armistice accord It was also believed that the nazi fuehrer reluming from his meeting Wednesday with Tian cisc Franco or Spain might lie in Farfs to receive Petain Informed In Berlin said that following the be tween Hitler and Fianco Gei pi ivy seal had told thH many now understands it is too much to expect Spain maimed by her uvrl war to oin in thp battle against least at present questioner Previously Hillci with Span it uas iicmaluie lu apjish help was lepoitud aiming at piuach the United States and Soa campaign to cast off the vict Russia concerning postvv ai of the Biitish blockade by shift collaboiadou on lehef leconstrucing the mam theatei of the tion and international coopera1 to the Mediterranean and attack tion ing Britains liteline trade He taid However the goveniUoutes in the joulh Atlantic ment has consUntJy in mind With the naM invasion song ue the broad considerations raised He also outlined the functions 61 aic willing against England now apparently muted by RAF assault the new nimistiy oi and thp Gei man fuehrer wis said to be public uuildings headed by Sir planning a twofold winter tUate John Hertli which is to direct plans for extensive government i building Bitter questioning was piovokcd in the house ot commons over the loss of the aircraft carrier Glor ious with 1204 officers and men off Narvik Norway last June Questioners demanded toknow why no adequate steps weie taken o icicuo many lumdicds the 1 of suivivois who jcmamcd CL huuis alloit on lafUs afternoon proved fatal Thursday to Mrs Mary Kieb 80 who died in a hospital Both legs had been severed at the knees when she was stiuck at an intersection at the edge of the downtown district Windsor Buys Bike for Use in Nassau utioip lens OL uiousanus of people at Wilmington Del and on a 40 mile motor tour wh lional defense plants in Philadel phia and Camden N J Standing under spotlights knif ing thiough a cuitain of tobacco smoke Mr Roosevelt was alterna tely sarcastic dioll gum and em phatic as he delivered his address Afterward lie left for Washington where he speaks by telephone late Thursday aftcinoon to the New York Herald Tnbune Forum m New York NASSAU Bahamas Confronting him als6 was the Duke of Windsor governor of of whipping together at least lour moif political speeches one whith is silicdulcd foi Mticiison on notes totaling about with mleicsl given for shares ot stock in the Vicloiy corporation Chicago investment concein Bahamas bought a bicycle and plans tn ndc it the four miles be tween his office and his temporaiy isquaio Gaiden in New York Mon rtsidence at Cable Beach T liofday nigl bicycle is a populai method of An outrageously false charge tiansporlation heic 3048 of the I still ray thai JJi Han Wednesday night Tlp testimonial j being icgistcicd tuu piosiam Of stab1j Wallace in Michigan which lie himself had stiucted our delegates to picseut And in my judgment by thaA dt he contributed more to the fall of the democracies and the use of the dictators than was pei formed by any single act of any gpvernment in the world1 He said he did not recognise some of the falsifications HIi Roosevelt said he made in the campaign He aid he did i eeog the point about Mi TtoosC velt telephoning to Hitlei before tile JIunicli pact and pointed out that he Willkie had acknowl edged pieviously lie had made i 1 Italy and Spain would at tempt to seize Britains historic rock fortress at Gibraltar and crush British sea power in the Mediterranean 2 At the same time Germany and Spain would smash at Brltr ish trade vUih South and licr sea link with India via the Cdpc of Good Hope uslnit Spanish ports and airfields in Hie AtUntlr and the Canary Is i lamfs as basos J Infuiiiitcl I tench OUKPS siid I Hitlei and Fiench vice piemiPi lliciic Luil MI conveui j ions in tlic lihl 4B houis had Coaled an dgieemcnt thereby the Vichy government of vanquished Fiance would give HomeBeilm axis theajse of on Speech an Hour Schedule for Day ENROUTE TO DETROIT Mich A Wallace tiavcled through Michigan on a speechan hour schedule Thursday cmoute lo Detioil for another majoi ad diess The dcmoualic candidate for I Toulon on Frances Medi vicepiesidenl gave buef speeches1 lcuancan LOHst Casablanca m at Giand Hapicis IloUaiid Alj Moucco and Size fie in Icgan Hastings Lansing Vlint and aii bates in Afuca Syria and unoccupic Fiance in leturn foi certain concession Tlic navql vvould include tdpttnl of Fieucli Mi Halls attatk on me is to I ot was the guest of honor dneit attention fiom the mim j a dninei of Iowa nlumni held hoic Hancher was one of 40 defend1 by unfair and should be nits named in a suit by icscmdcd Tighc Chicago against the Vic tory corporation seeking lo bung GES AFTER about collection of about NG BOAKD VOTE in notes given in hen of cash by investors purchasing stock chcvs election was accomplished wfs ittcndcd by about ICO formci lowaus Called by Tighcb attorney very CITY to everybody lhat Chailcs Liebman as a witness in a hearing before Superior Court Master Samuel Berke Hancher agreed to testify although he said he has never been served in the After Hanchcr directly by Liebman ainined by Samuel torncy for the Victoiy corpoiation I the lieanng was adjoin ned foi a week Thomas W Kcenan is engaging m a crybaby performance that fur I START FOR GERMANY 1 SAN FRANCISCO I jmembcis of the crew of the 1 scuttled German liner Columbus i jeave pjpaijjjgpjj friday for Germany on the Japanese liner Asama Maru CERRO GORDO DRAFT NUMBERS examined j Numbers issiffned to all men registered w Block in Cerro Gordo county for Tuesdays lot in Washington will be published in the GlobeGazette on lirlmian told reporters after Ihe hcarins that there Is iu Sucslion ofmoral turpitude in SATURDAY The Weather1 FORECAST IOWA Generally fair day niffht and Frida warmer north and east Thursday night MINNESOTA Partly cloudy Thursday nlifht and Friday oc caslnoal light rain northeast Thursday niffht warmer east and extreme north Thursday night and cast Friday IN MASON CITY GlobpGazette weather slalis AlaMmum Wednesday Alinlmum Wednesday night At 8 a m Thursday YEAR AGO MaMmum Minimum thal the administration wants to brinjr the nalioji into he said at Philadelphia had been made to Into the hearts of our Ponlioi and Biimingliam on ViVa A iewuid iaid wa castunid aflcl ccinup ticimanj would jeleabc all Fienih Mi ho added did pit of the jindrtk that ended al 2 r Hit Wcdncadaj uiRht at Spungricld would mm c liie ID fiunlin uf unoccupied haiirr srd Opening the uinipMicii IlOHh fiom Ihr piesciH Toui ooldci line to tnf ficnc he lolcgiMphcd telephone Ic The pi evident Willkie said the tiyms to violate a tiaclilmn ot declaittl in and let WillUp added of i Gland Hapidx thit feicd not one vvoid in defense of Wllkus Trpubhcau Ins attempt the British Report Air Attacks on Ships Military Targets past eight eaii lie said Tliroughout these jcaii my rveiy act and eveiy thoughthas been diiectcd to the end of pi evening peace of the world and moic par itculatly the peace of the United peace ot the western hemisphere To icpubhcans and demoetait to every man woman and child in the nation I LONDON British bombers Wednesday successfully toipe doed two German supply ships In Noith pa and heavily mn a speech at Wendell L prrcicienliul I nominee hicks unrieistatKlins md experience in foreigiV affairs md is on domestic issues In lljis lolitiial campaign wo avcbeing told ijticc niufrthaithe goveipnicnt is an octopus that isf giabbiDg control of oui lives und eating up our liberties Wallace said The Wail street men Who ically havr bcoo grabbms control over our In cs and really have1 been eating up oui aic trying to pcisiiadc Ub not uv ci Lhmegunned another vessel the and youi weal secretary of state Laval returned to Paris Thurs Uv Premier Marshal Philippe Petains answer to Hit lers proposals for a FrancO Gcrman rapprochement and Spains Generalissimo Francisco Franco uho conferred with Hit ler on the SpanishFrench fron tier was on liis way back to Madrid Amid these developments in luiopc concei ted balloons wcic floated ta vuud peace in tlic 3 Cai old tiuggic belv ecu Japan and Chinn In San fiaiictsco ictiung Iap ancse Ambassador Kciisuke Hor niouchi ciuotcd as baying a aKiermcnt lacking only final tiffKial uliois lias been iTHchrd between Cliinas Gcnrral isMiiifi Chiang KaiMiek and Wang ;