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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 28, 1940, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS cow1 HOME HOME EDITION VOL AJLVli THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS PC1ATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS MHO LEASED WfflES MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY OCTOBER 28 1940 MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT THIS PAPER RAIN REGARDED AS GOOD OMEN BYGOPPARTY Parade Will Be Held Whatever the Weather Stillman Announces looks like they will be maidiing in the lain But Cerro Gordo county icpub hcans making plans for the big rally and parade in Mason City Monday evening were far from dismayed over a drizzling lamfdll throughout the day The parade they had announced pieviously will be held rainor shine regarded by E B Stillman Cerro Gordo coun ty republican central committee chairman as a good omen Two years the closing by British Fleet i British Aid Promised to Greek Forces LONDON IP Both King George VI and Prime Minister Wiuston Churchill have promised Greece every possible help against j the Italian Invaders in personal messages to tjie Greek sovereign and prime minister it was learrted Monday night The messages from King George VI of England to King George II of Greece and from Churchill to Premier John IVIelaxas conveyed Britains positive assurances that she intends to redeem the pledge of support in the event of attack which was given to Greece by the Chamberlain government la April of 1939 These assurances were dis patched in response to Greeces appeal for help Presumably they were given to Greek Minister Simopoulos when he saw Foreign Secretary Lord Halifax at the for ein jffice Monda parade went through the business section of the city The success of that rally uas definitely shown in the election Uie chairman pointed out The parade uill get undei uay at 7 oclock and the rally at tile armory at 8 oclock Heading the group of speaker rt the armory willbe Clifford Hope Kansas congressman and nationally known spokesman 101 agriculture Otherswill be Lieut Gov B B Hickenlooper State Treasurer Willis G C Bagley and H O Talie Iowa fourth district representative A group of young epublicans left at noonforRochester Minn to meet Congressman Hope who was scheduled to arrive there by air Monday afternoon Chairman Stillmari has an nounced following meeting places for the different groups partici pating in the parade Washington school North Wash ington Mason City high school band andMason City citizens Sixth street northeast facing Federal avenue labor group from all industrial plants Sixth street northwest facing Federal avenue Clear Lakr high school band Clear Lake citizens group fromWorth counts Firth street northeast facinsr Federal avenue group from Win neshiek county Hampton band Franklin county citizens Fifth street northwest facing Federal avenue Ventura high school band group from Mitchell county Fourth street northeast facing Federal avenue farmers from Cerro Gordo county Rockwell band group of Rockwell citizens Fourth street northwest facing Federal avenue Garner high school group of citizens of made his appeal through Sir Mich ael Palairet British minister to Greece Asked if Greece would now be as an ally an authori itatiye spokesman ing hat hostilities have begun Despite persistent reports however hat the Mediterranean fleet was already steaming to the aid of Greece authoritative sources said they had no Infor mation whatever on the possible beginning of a British cam paign Foimer Premier Neville Cham berlain gave Greece the BritiMi guarantee on April 13 1939 when he said in the event of any ac tioir being taken wnich clearly threatens the independence oJ Greece or Rumania and which Greek or Rumanian goveinments respectively consider it vital to resist with their national forces the government would feel them selves bound at once to lend the Gieek or Rumanian government as the case may be all the suppqrt in then power Vacation of Youth Ends in Iron Lung MINNEAPOLIS MP year old George Herrick whose vacation in Minnesota ended in an attack of poliomyelitis headed southward Monday in an iron King traveling by ambulance en route to the orthopedic hospital at Lincoln Nebr O Tallc fourth Cislriet represen tative by Lieut Gov B B Hick enlooper Address by H O Talle Presentation of speaker bv TURKISH ARMY IS REPORTED TO BE IN THRACE Flaming Naval Battle Reported Fought by Warships Off Corfu By TUB ASSOCIATED PRESS Gient ButdJn quickly seized the initiative at sea in the war be tween Greece and Italy Monday with informed quarteis in Athens leporting that the British fleet had already occupied the strategic Greek island of Ciete and a small island oft Corfu A flaming naval sumably between British and Italian reported fought off Corfu Simultaneously authoritative nentraltnUitary sources In Athens reported that troops bad moved Into Thrace and eastern Greece Turkey has a military alliance with Gieat Britain which in linn has guaranteed to protect Greece with Adolf Hitler and Piemiei MmI sobm met in thicclioui secic conference at Florence Italy am unconfirmed rumors circulated in Berlin that Gciman hoops aie about to uoss the Pyrenees into to attack Bi it anYs great rock fortress of Gi braltar It was widely belfeved that Greece had appealed to Turkey for military assistance to combat the Italian invasion which fol lowed a three hour ultimatum served on Greeces Premierdicta tor John Metxab in the night Strong battle forces of the British Mediterranean fleet were reported speeding to the aid of the beleaguered little Grecian kingdom which de clared yar onItaly shortly after ana threw an estimated 100000 troops against an invad ing army of 200000 Italians along the GreekAlbanian fron tier The Gieek ladio reported But ish forces are even now at hand 1 Excitement swept through the i eacuon ultimately will de streets of Athens immediately folJ Pclld on the extent to which lowmg the announcement that thetcm believes the Soviets Black nation was at war Crowds backed soa intcioslsaie thicatencd by the offices of the Italian steamship lhl latest axis and air lines and police swiftly Jaded all Italians and Germans in the country Two Italian bombeiswere re ported shot down and fierce fight BELGRADE YUGOSLAVIA Mediterranean Sea Dardanelles May Be Taken Over by Red Protection BUDAPEST were cutrent iti the Balkans Monday that soviet Russia is preparing to take over the Daidanelles protectively as southeastern Europe nenously awaited ipme indication of Moscow attitude over Italys invasion of Greece Biplomatic observeis belief that the cntne question of GermanRussian lelations was approaching a showdown Many said they cd that Mocow infoinird hi acUince of the Italian action and that no soviet intervention could be ex pected But it was widely tell that leaction ultimately will de Kennedy Will Give Address Tuesday Night Knnll from Hancock county group Storrr citizens from Floyd county farm leader nodoubt bcgioups Addrrs iy the Hon Clifford In Kmp R from ex ciy town uj he county Hope sixth Kansas confess Da Lmen HT i said Mi but becMUe district GaVden Cilv Kansas contnZ fbv a I Benediction by the Rev C E Flynn Pi csjdenTTsiTWTlnonu of Turkey NEW YORK for 15 minutes by long distance I Kennedy U S prominent telephone apparently ugmg Tin deaf Biilain aid Ikey to lush assistance would speak P to Monday lie ri nationwmc 2 in Rumania Exchange Messages Through Kin Living in America EUREKA 11 icla tn to of Olo Wagner Eureka mer chant lu e 20 miles apart in Ru jnania but they use ium as a go between in their messages Wag ner said he icceived a letter from his brother in Rumania asking if he had received any woid oi their nephew at Cernauti 20 miles from the brothers home Wagner sent a cablegram Hie answer health and brother to his nephew and came back good was telayed to the 2 Girls Held for Throwing at F R NEW YORK unem ployed gills were airested by Biooklyn authoiities Monday on charges they threw an onion a lemon and an egg in the direction of President Roosevelts automo bile The girls Mary DAite 17 and her sister Italia 21 were booked on charges OL disorderly conduct The Weather FORECAST IOWA Mostly cloudy show ers and scattered thunderstorms central ana cast Monday night and probably east Tuesday colder Tuesday and west and central Monday night MINNESOTA Cloudy oc casional rain north andcast Monday nieht and northeast and extreme north Tuesday some what colder southwest and ex treme west Monday night and south and extreme west Tues day IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statis Report Invasion of Fascists Lacking in Striking Power BULLETINS nl British news agency reported Mondav night from Athens that Greek troops had broken through Italian po sitions at one place and driven eight miles Into Albania BELGRADE Greek resistance against Italy was reported b neutral military sources Monday night Neutral attaches said the Italian invasion showed a rack of striking power indicating that Rome had expected Greece to submit without a light to the Italian ultimatum PEC Jugoslavia received here from the Greek frontier said thai Italian troops had been repulsed in initial clashes with the Greeks on the AlbanianGreek frontier News arriving at this Jugoslav town close to the AlbanianGreek frontier said that Greek forces had beaten back the Italians in most of their initialforays across the frontier Italian troops according to word arriving here have occupied the Greek towns of Blbtlio and Raoloti They entered the towns after heavy fighting in jvhleh they sufferedlosses ft was said ATHENS British fleet came to theaid of invaded Greece Monday in the first day of her war with Italy and informed sources said took over the strategic long island of while Greeks little arny fought the Italians all along tiiep northern frontier British wai ships afso ucie ic portcd tn haveengaged Italian uaviil units in si stiff battle oft Coifu Ionian island just opposite the juncture of the Albanian and Greek frontiers and to have ojcn pied a small island with m aii dvomc nearby In Atheni ihe govcrmvem dt Strong Man Gen John lUelaxa announced in a communique tiuii Britaii was sending unlimited support1 iUelaxas also Lonferied wilh the Tuikish ministci to Athciii immediately alterwards com municated by telephone with the Greek minister in Ankara The piemier later communicated by telephone with the British of the Turkish icpublic Itionu Knd communique V if The urgent conversations with the highest authority in TurkPA Were tafccu as evidence that Greeces dictator John taxiis is making every effort In brine the Turks in on his side Tuikcy and Butain p i mii 1 lual ajstaiae pact but the Tui kn aie not dneclly bound to go to the aid of Gieece Nov i Tllc Giccte elected lathei than to bow to Italian de mands for Greek terntoiy and JOHN 7VJETAXAS to bow Pope Proclaims Nov 24 for Day of Prayer VATICAN CITY iil us XII Monday pioclaimed Noi 24 a day of holy masses and pub he prayer to be dffeicd through out the for the present needs of human society these have not been irpcutcd in they will take positions along with the gi oups above listed They will march as a gioup them selves with theirpaiticular desig nations or they will maich wi the citizens of the other gioups The marshal of the parade an nounce it is necessary that every one be in position at 7 oclock sharp Police escoit uill lead the The tentative program for the at the armoiy was an nounced as follows Community singing God Bless America solo by Gcorgc Harris Pitman of Xorth with audience Joining on last choius Invocation by the Ucv Father R P Introduction of candidates K B Stillman chairman of Cerro Gordo county republican central jtomniillcc GrrrtlnRs by G C Bagley Imva state treasurer Presentation of the Hon Henry M d hM CBS network Tuesday night t B d ncace and Ifarh P C I Monday lie dTd nnt i ai1d dcfcnd hci vltl mterJBive the subject ol his idio ad FORMER DIES CHICAGO N Hayes Formei tatc icprccntativc i horn Dubuquc county died heic Sunday Ho had brrn confmrd In tics Maximum Sunday Minimum Sunday night ss I At 8 a m Monday Ham up to 42 inch 1 YEAH AGO Maximum cj Minimum 2 Precipitation Tr inow The figures for Sunday i L O N D O N U R Re 1 i a b Ic Maximum Saturday 9 sources icpoited Mondiv thai Believe Bulgaria i Wont Join Italians Minimum Saturday night At g a m Sunday 4 53 Bulfiana Would not jomlialv in its move Giccce WASHINGTON cap ital ia ready for the fust peace time conscription lotteiy Throughout the nation more than 17000000 men awaited Tuesdays drawing numbcisassigned lo men vho irgisteicd for mihtaiy seu icc Oct 16 were posted at local diaft headcniarteis in cities towns anrl villages At noon Tuesday eminent officials will drawing those numbers and order In which they arc drawn determine the order in wlilch the men arc rilled before draft boards and considered for for in Draft on Tuesday be Hashed tn the nation Draft Director Clarence A Dykstra assured all employers that they need not fear disrup tion of their businesses as a re sult of the draft Where two re I lit a r y man power vs military service America a lottery and thin ihougli foi seiious an opportun ity to gamble In office factoi res neighboi hood er men of draft ige worked in relaxed 01 ganized In some the fun min called takes all in othcis the pool is being At dtafl hcadejuiutciotfiuils weic buy uith laslnimulc de trcws Iccl companies and riulin checked mci their chiboititc setups inthe auditoi IIRHOCUI ium from ivhich the numbers willicran of tluee Woild loUcnib He vMll aU as mastci of i white house in 1917 it was the ceremonies Tuesday j fn 1917 iUouib blindfolded Picsidciu Woodiow Wilson and Secretary of Wai Newton D i Kakcr lh a piece of linen from thanused at the signing of the Dcclaiation of Independence jstiricd the capsule with a ladle fiom an original beam m national defense pieparatton fiat material piocmcmenl is pain mount Dykstia said in a foi mal statement Onr of the buict men in c R Moui etircd of Elizabeth J n war dralt lrs o hc numbcri from a goldfish bowl the sovcinmcnt rtuditoii MHipIc f block fom the senate caucus room The honor of drawing the first number go to 73 year old Secretary of War Henry t Slimson was secretary of war in President Tails cabi net four years before the World war and secretary of state in Herbert Hoovers cabinet 1 the 1asy Hcmy Knox secietaiy ol the treasury Morgcnihau Ti Attorney turn to Washington to peispn otberwic lie wiU fioc passage lor Italian troops Early Monday afternoon soon after the communique was is Micd air raid alarms screamed In Athens for the third lime Monday Intense antiaircratt lire drove away four pianos which flew over the rit liciliaii unit hiu1 nciO the iiiounUiiiiou Circk Italinn fiontki u 510 a in 9 HO p ID C S T in hour befoie the cxpnation of m lUthin ultimatum 1 Gicck com By noon Aflicns had undcigone in i aid tildims iiid in the seconH bilterie uent inio Klion when Italian planei seen high the ancient citi The Cctintli and Tatoi 111 radio fiom his Hyde PilThome llomcsl2 Atheo wcie bombed and 1 Itnlia planes in After the prehmintncs vokm leers will continue the Uvms Or phat far into Tuesday night poisiblv h H early Wednesday rooming until l 1L bulclm some 10000 have been drawn Then more Mum 0500 locilf rteijoi draft boaids in the 48 true v ill begin clabbifying the tniHions men foi military service nTiici All of them will be placed into nlmt bwnbetl tho lily ddijiiSine port faciliiio residence toll of Jour killed and 17 t TP 0Vne P of Athene Otncr bnulci RoocvcU Heay flalij rpjcctiinr rtcmandi which ;