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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 25, 1941, Mason City, Iowa of c Ct u P NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HISTORV AND ARCHIVES OES KOINC5 IA HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPtR THAT MARK ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY OCTOBER MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT THIS PAPEIt CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS A m m NO 14 NWISRIPORTCAPTURE OF KHARKOV BROADENS BILL ARMING SHIPS BY 1310 VOTE Measure Would Let Ships Sail Into War Zone Areas WASHINGTON sen ate foreign relations committee voted 13 to 0 Saturday to broaden the armed ship bill so as to permi American merchant vessels to sai anywhere on the high seas Opponents of administration foreign policy were prompt to declare that the expanded bill would stir up more prolonged senate debate than the house approved legislation confined to the arming of merchant ships Senate leaders arranged to star consideration of the revised meas ure Monday The broader revision proposal was sponsored by Democratic Leader Barkley who had conferred on it Friday with Chairman Con nally DTexy Here is the committee roll call Democrats for expanding the hi George Wagner Bark ley Murray Thomas of Utah Pepper Green Guffey Glass Lee Tunnell Republicans Democrats Nuvs Reynolds Clark of Missouri Gil Jette Republicans of gaWornia Capper Vandenberg y is a 1st final trie rcpmmittee voted 12 to 11 to sub v swute the amendment drafted by Barkley for a similar one previous ly offered by Senators Pepper D Fla Green DR I and Lee D Okla On that tally Senator White HMaine voted against making the substitution In New York TVendell L Will kie who this week led a group of prominent republicans in an ap peal for repeal of the neutrality act in its entirety said in a statement The senate foreign relations comimttees recommendation for further modification of the hampering neutrality law is very gratifying I am particularly Pleased that certain republican members or the United States senate by having the courage to raise the issue squarely con tributed to this accomplishment My hope and belief is that a i very large number of the republi can members of congress will sup port the movement and insure the early passage of these amendments The act should be repealed in its entirety as a firm declaration of Americas moral position in the present world struggle Such technical provisions for the control of the export of mu nitions could be reenacted in a separate bill HITLER TALKS WITH GIANO BERLIN Hitler nas received Count Galeazzo Ci ano the Italian foreign minister at his headquarters on the eastern front it was announced Saturday night A communique said the confer ence was conducted in the spirit of traditional friendship and proven comradshipinarms be tween the two nations German Foreign Minister Joa chim von Ribbcntrop participated m the talks Michigan 70 in 3rd Quarter ANN ARBOR solas Golden Gophers gunnin for another national and Big Tc championship were leading th undefeated Michigan Wolverine 7 to 0 in the third quarter of the western conference fight the N 1 football game of the nation Sat urday as 85753 spectators watche the stirring fight The Gophers cashed In a scoring opportunity in the sec ond period to take a 7 to 0 mar sm over Michigan Halfback Herman Friefcey plunged from the twoyard line for the score and Quarterback Bill Garnaas Placekicked the extra point Minnesota attempted a place kick m the third quarter bu failed FIRST PERIOD Pregulman kicked off out c bounds and Minnesota began march from its own 35 Smith an Daley alternated picking up 3 yards and three first downs t reach the Michigan 32 An off side penalty put Minnesota bac to the 37 and after two passes b Smith and one line play faile Smith punted out of bounds o Michigans 13 Westfall spun for 6 yards an Kuzma ran 20 yards around end to Michigans 40 before Smit ran him out of bounds Kuzm made 2around left end Westfal made one through the line Kuz ma made 2 around right end then punted out of bounds on th Minnesota 8 Daley made through the center Smith ran arcoindrrigjrt tackle Smith failec to Kuzma wb wjuxua to midfield Westfall ran 9 yards aroundIef end Kuzma failed to gain on two plays and Westfall made ard through center tor first dowi on the Minnesota 38 Kuzm assed to Ceithaml to Minnesota 31 Two more passes Jailed anr Cuzma punted out on the Min aesota 21 Smith and Daley made 19 m four plays and Smith punted out on the Michigan 3 is the period ended SCORE MICHIGAN 0 MINNESOTA 0 SECOND PERIOD Westfall twisted 8 yards and Kuzma made it first down fo Michigan on his 44 Wcstfal made 9 and Kuzmn punted ove he goal line Smith made mough left tackle and punted 3ut on the Michigan 30 afte hiee line plays failed Kuzma ran 16 yards around Jgnt end and 7 around left then amed 14 on two passes to Frau Westfall ran to the Min lesota 3o but a 15 yard penalty or illegal use of the hands set Michigan back to its own 47 Kuzma punted out on the Min esota 14 A punt exchange gave Minnesota the ball on Michigans 8 Smith passed 43 yards to nekey Smith made a yard and Frickey cored in two plays MICHIGAN 0 Westfall ran Daleys kickofr 43 ards to his 46 Westfall made nri Kuzma passed 31 yards lo MISSING BABY FOUND ALIVE F1TCHBURG Mass monthsold Kenneth A McLean Jr kidnaped by a woman Friday from his carriage on Main street was found alive and apparently uninjured Saturday I The child described as in good I shape was brought into police 1 headquarters by Police Chief Thomas Godley who said the in Stant had been found near Wha torn park a summer resort vhile on the Minnesola lateralled to Westfall w an to the Minnesota 5 Wes all fumbled and Sweiger recov red on Minnesotas 6 Daley ailed to gain as the half ended 0 who THIRD PERIOD Michigan was offside on the kickoff Pregulman made the second one from the Michigan 35 to Fitch who returned to the Minnesota 43 Garnaas punted to Michigans 34 Kuzma made it first down on the Michigan 45 m two plays Kuzmas pass was intercepted by Daley on the Min nesota 44 and he was downed in his tracks Frickey failed to gain and Gar naas punted to Kuzma on the Michigan 27 Kuzmas quick kick went over the goal line for a louchback and Minnesota took the ball on its 20 Garnaas punted to Kuzma on the Michigan 31 and he returned it five Kuzma ran 17 yards to the Minnesota 47 Educator Native of Iowa Is Dead at 81 INDIANAPOLIS Ind Dr John A Cummins 81 cofounder of Indiana Central college died Friday He was born at Iowa City Iow but came to Indiana as a Iow child DR AWAITS REPLY TO CALL TO HALT STRIKE Requests Lewis Halt Midnight Strike Call Fears Fuel Shortage BULLETIN By The Associated Press Leaders ot the United Mine Workers at Pittsburgh an nounced Saturday that they had orders from John L Lewis headquarters at Washington ti proceed with a strike of 53000 miners in steel mills captive mines at m i d ni g h t Saturday President Roosevelt had asked Lewis the UMW head to cancel the strike call The affected mines supply fuel to defense busy steel plants in Pennsyl vania West Virginia Kentucky and Alabama By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS President Roosevelt Saturday awaited John L Lewis reply to a white house request for cancella tion of a midnight strike call af fecting 53000 workers in Cap tive coal mines owned by steel companies in Pennsylvania West Virginia Kentucky and Alabama Lewis president of the CIO United Mine Workers gave no immediate indication of his course of action after the presidents request was made Public Friday night Should the walkout occur at midnight Saturday night as scheduled there vwere fears that afuel shortagevinightraffcwtitn portant defenseproduction antf even eventually tie up steel plants But as the Captive mine dispute approached a showdown defense officials welcomed word of ment of a longstanding strike at the Bendix N J plant of Air As sociates Inc high federal offi cials announced that the plant management had agreed to return striking employes to the payroll Monday The only issue in the Captive mine controversy was the United iUme Workers insistence upon a union shop is a requirement that any miner employed in the steel companies coal mines join the UMW after a probationary period The president not only asked that Lewis call off the strike but proposed that Lewis and Myron c Taylor former board chairman of the United States Steel cor poration take the lead if direct legotiations were required to set He the difference between oper ators and miners Earlier the defense mediation ward announced that it had not een able to bring about a meet tig of minds in conferences with he disputants but recommended hese alternative plans for sel lement 1 That the question be sub mitted to the complete media don board under an advance aereement that the boards de cision would be accepted 2 That each party appoint negotiators and agree that if the negotiations did not produce z settlement the negotiators should select an arbitrator whose decision would be final Mr Roosevelts intervention in he dispute coincided with reports hat major steel plants had only wo to six weeks reserve supply f coal J The agreement reached Friday ight covering the Air Associates lant at Bendix N J ended a 25 ay strike which for the past wo days had been marked by mass picketing and some violence The firm has about 35000 000 i orders for aviation parts needed Sending Him Away With a Smile a whirhvM honmn to and Fockens Followed v onmn to Ch in Mason City Bud packing his things tc return A mothers and sweethearts of North Iowa soldiei this as ossible jiugram ne settlement wasannounccd by oocrt Patterson undersecretary f war and William s Knudfcn irector ot the office of production innagcment The latest walkout at the fac ory was called Sept 30 by a of CIO workers who narged the company with unfair abor practices and failure to sign contract The management at mpted to keep the plant in op ration but was forced to shut own Friday The mediation board considered ie dispute and proposed a set ement which included immediate emstatement of the strikers but this the companys president murred 5DIEASUS BOMBER FALLS Big Airship Explodes After Hitting Peak in California Mountains SUJSUN big army bomber with five men aboard crasned and exploded on one of the Twin Sisters peaks in Suisim valley Friday killing all five men Searching parties found twoot the bodies were clear of the plane and the other three weretrapped in side and were badly burned HAWKS PURDUE 00 AT QUARTER Hawkeyes and Purdues Boiler makers were tied 0 to 0 at the end of the first quarter in their Bis Ten game here Saturday after noon Perfect football conditions prevailed as the two clubs both sought their first Western confer ence victory It was Purdues homecoming and 20000 fans wcre watching the fray Koop Is State Demo Publicity Director DES MOINES H Koop of Des Moincs will be thc state democratic central committees publicity director beginning Nov J Chairman Jake More announced FINAL rt former DesMoines Cedar Rapids and Burlington newspaperman has been assistant superintendent of the city street department here about five years Mason City Reports Lowest Temperature Damp Weekend Seen DES MOINES looks like a damp weekend for Iowa despite generally clear skies Sat urday Partly cloudy weather was fore cast for Saturday with light rain or drizzle in the extreme west and cloudy and occasional rain for the whoic state Sunday Temperatures were nearnor mal Saturday Mason Cily re porting the states low of 34 de grees early Saturday morning nnd Sioux City listing 69 as the Iowa high Friday DIES OF INJURIES S Dak ford Thorsness 26 died Friday night of injuries received Wednes day when an automobile struck him as he stepped from his own car to shoot a pheasant Weather Report FORECAST MASON CITY Partly cloudy not quite so cool Saturday night Sunday mostly cloudy with oc casional rain IOWA Partly cloudy light rain or drizzle extreme west not so cool north and cast Saturday night Sunday mostly cloudy occasional rain MINNESOTA Partly cloudy scat light showers extreme not so cool Saturday Sunday mostly cloudy occasional rain south and ex treme east cooler north and west IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics Maximum Friday 65 Minimum in Night 33 At 8 a m Saturday YEAR AGO Maximum g Minimum 40 west night Saturday thc former Jean Saturday they were back CJaibome Typical of wives THREE HURT IN CLARION CRASH Oscar Lien Meservey 1 Unconscious Four Hours Following Collision persons were injured here Saturday morning and one of them was still uicon scions four hours later whet car carrying Mr anci Mrs Wlllc acnucnhorr of Clarion and Osca of Meservey collided at rural intersection northeast of Mr Lien had not regained con sciousness at a m four hour after thc accident Mrs Schuen hoff suffered chest injuries facia atva ose inJury whilc her Husband has chest injuries and cuts on his wrist and knee In addition both are suffering from shock All three persons wcre brought to the Clarion hospital The Schuenhofts were goine north from their collage at lak Cornelia and Mr Lien was pro cceding west when they met at the mlersectmn a mile north and a mile cast of here Mr Lien has been working as a painter in and around Clarion i Minnesota C Michigan FINAL Farley Reaffirms Support of ODwyer as Mayor Candidate DAVENPORT A Farley former postmaster gener r reaffirmed his support of William ODwyer democratic candidate for New Yorks mayor when asked to comment on Prcs dent Roosevelts indorsement of ncumbent Fiorello H LaGuardia le added he was not interested in je governorship of New York Nazis Realize World at This daily feature conducted by DeWitt Mackenzie is writ ten Saturday by Fred Vander schmidl foreign news Philippe Fetain who has beei called the hero of Verdun ha added personal melodrama ti Frances spate of tragedy The 85 year old Marechal de France present chief ot he technically unoccupied part of the French state gives circula tion to a rumor that he is think ing about offering himself up to the Germans as a hostage so that they will spare the lives of the 1DO or more Frenchmen who may die next week for the kill ings of two German officers Already on two days of thi week the Germans have lined ui against the wall and shot 10 French hostages in revenge for th deaths of the two nazis although none of the Frenchmen now in thengraves had anything to do with the acts for which they wer executed Perhaps it is too easy to be cyn al about Petain maybe the elderly gentleman of Vichy be lieves sincerely that he is his stricken nation a real service bj playing this game in another ef fort to convince the French Ilia collaboration with Hitler is thei national salvation There are those who say he has Celt that wny long time even in the first grca However he Inspired spec tacle of Petain as a voluntary h comes at moment the Germans seem to be realizing what a rhaslly shock ine world has received from the blood bath turned on by Gen Otto von Stuelpnaeel Hitlers commander in chief in France igel already has post inn T of the second tuu hostages who arc supposed lo be shot unless the real slayers of the German officers at Nantes am Bordeaux are caught Vichy has echoed that this meager reprieve 1flS on thc clay which was thc first anniver sary of that dismal collaboration meeting between Hitler and PC tarn at Montoirc Today Petains cabinet vote measures by which Frenchmen will punish Frenchmen for attacks on German soldiers and issues a new series of appeals to the Ger mans to halt reprisal shootings of nnocent hostages Thus it looks like he Ger mans invented the shadowy Pe tain hostage offer so that hey can ease off on the hostage kill nffs for he time beinff with out losing face Even the executioners must ealize now the futility Of thcs mass shootings there is Mill n in of suiTcnder from the bidder ivcngcrs of betrayal and defeat Here is no peace in France Right now internal peace ranee is as essential to Hitler as 1 major militaryvictory He can iot bo safe with this spreadi tnfe at his back at ng a moment a a mom vncn Ins aimies are fighting vin the battle of Moscow to France is not even out of the The importance o Hitler of French African bases is il lustrated airain Saturday morn by the reported RAF bomb ine of a French ship off Tuni sia a ship which the British obviously believe is supplying the axis forces In north Africa Eventually Hitler knows he must have some sort of willing or upinc collaboration from the peo lc of France for France is the cyslonc ot the conquered na ons which must form the new rdcr it Hitler is to give Ger many a lasting victory Yet the dogged resistance ot thc rcnch people as n whole even in it face ot the frightful rcprcs ons of the last week showhow he real France feck about col aboration today Norrhwtern Ohio State I FINAL MODLIN REELECTED OMAHA Nebr IP H C odlin of Perry Iowa was ro ected flrst vice president of the ssociation of SecretaryTreasur rs of eight district national Farm associations Friday DEFENSE STIFF NEAR MOSCOW Berlin Admits Mud Slush Increasingly Difficult Handicap By JOE ALEX MORRIS United Press Foreign News Editor Axis armed forces drove deeper into the eastern front at the cost of heavy casualties Saturday but late dispatches reported the red army stiffening before Moscow Rostov and the Crimea The Germans reported they had taken the important Ukraine city of Kharkov after a battle and bombardment that left large sections in flames and there were indirect reports hat they had smashed to within 20 miles of both Moscow and Rostov Berlin admitted however that red army resistance was strong and that mud and slush made operations increasingly difficult while Russian dispatches said that counterattacks had eliminat ed tlie most dangerous cnemv push toward Rostov and had stiffened the Mozhaisk sector before Mos cow after penetration by nnzi tank wedges The Germans made no specific claimregarding Ihc Moscow front but the soviet newspaper Pravda reported that fresh axis forces said to include Finns and Rumanians had been sent into the offensive nnd promised that nn unprecedented battle beneath the walls o the Russian capital would break the backbone ot Hitlers the Russians reported they had driven back axis units attempt ing to break into the Crimea but acknonledged hat enemy at tacks continued with great in tensity There were reports from Japa nese sources that the Russians had moved half of their far eastern army of perhaps 1000000 men to the western front to help turn back the ax offensive whilc London heard hat British and Russian mihlary leader might soon confer on joint plans for defense of the vital Caucasus oil and communica tions sector The mounting fury of the war on the eastern front ngnin was echoed by blasts of British aerial tombs m western Europe as the Royal Air Force battered at tar gets deep in western and south western Germanys industria sec tors and attacked the Italian cen ter of Naples for he third lime m four nights jf j The Naples area suffered is dead and 27 wounded in the attacks according lo official statements at Rome but British reports said that vast damaee was inf cted in an area where iires siill were burning as a re sult nf previous raids beneath the plowing crater of Sit Ve suvius Rain snow mud nnd slush still interfered w i t h military opera tions on the eastern front but dis PalCi fu from sides empha sized that the German offensive was making another great surge in an effort to sweep through the Donets industrial basin and to take MOSCOW before con ditions become severe The important sectors ot the ront were described by dis atches from both sides as fbl Germans claimed the capture of the important in dustrial and communications ccn er of Kharkov the fourth city ot a of 833 00 which previously had been reported in flames as a result ot icavy aerial bombing They added hat heir armies were driving onyard throughout the Donets basin and there was one report London that the axis units at advanced to Sinyavka only 0 miles from Rostov The Ger nans also claimed Belgorod GO miles north of Kharkov Russians admitted in dis atches broadcast from Moscow r relayed from Kuibyshev that hey were bcihg forced back on he south front which the com munist party newspaper Pravia escribed as alarming The offensive into the Donets despite huge losses but he red army was said to be rallv ng and fighting to hold new posi lllinois J Notre DameBID FINAL Iowa State Kansas i fINAt til ;