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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 2, 1941, Mason City, Iowa COIIfP DEPARTMENT OF MIST01Y AND AflCHIVES DCS NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HOME EPITION VOL XLVII ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS TOLL LEASED rms CENTS A COPS THI NfWSPAFER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NE1GHIORS MASON TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 2 1941 MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT i J UQOUAI Z 1W41 Tms CONSISTS op TWO seenoNs oor ONE JN U Autos Tells Story of Prosperous People in Rich Farm Area This panorama of the North Iowa fair the infield crowded with automobiles and a huge throng taking every seat in the grandstand and bleachers revealsthe vivid story of the success 6f the North Iowa fair The picture taken Sunday afternoon while thousands were watching the auto races doesnt showthe milling throngs in the midway at the time It doesnt show the hundreds of au tomobiles that took all the parking space for many blocks around the fair grounds But there is something more this panoramic view does tell It presents the story of a prosperous happy people in the center of one of the worlds richest agricultural sections Lock photo JAPAN SEETHES IN ROW OVER POLICY CIRCLE A RANCH COWBOYS TAKE OVER AT FAIR Rain Forces Afternoon Program Cancellation With 3000 on Grounds Approximately half an inch of rain Tuesday forenoon forced can cellation of the afternoon grand stand performance the initial of the CircleA Ranch fairbiif hoping that would The r fairgrounds resounded to the yipping of the cowboys the bawl and deeper rum ble of Brahma bulls he muf beat of horses hoofs as more than 5tt cowboys and cow girls prepared for their local opening A large corral in the infield op poSite the east end of the grind stand was filled with the humped Brahmas queer looking to North TUESDAY PROGRAM 7 p Mason City municipal band grandstand 8 p Ranch Rodeo Congress of trick riders Okta homa Slim world famous clown Maxine Martin high school and jumping horses Horse show in charge Roy Strauss livestock superintendent Hippodrome acts WEDNESDAY PROGRAM CircleA Ranch Rodeo 8 a buildings open to public Free gate admission to children underlZ years Sols Liberty Shows on midway throughout day 10 a calf club sale 1 p by Mason City municipal band in grandstand 2 p Ranch rodeo championship events with more than 5Q cowboys and cowgirls entered Quadrille on horseback Horse show Hippodrome acts 4 p buildings close 7 p City municipal band concert in grandstand 8 p program of CircleA Ranch rodeo with complete entry list in champion ship and exhibition events Horse show and hippodrome acts Iowa farmers accustomed to the regulation beef ami dairy breeds of cattle Special fences on both sides oi the racetrack and chutes and cor rals stood ready to protect the spectators and guide the show stock to the proper places The national champion cowgirl Dickie Corbin Fort Worth Tex the fa mous clown Oklahoma Slim and Ms trained mule Jiggs and scores of others famous in the wild west shows were on the grounds wait ing for clear weather Fair officials were unper turbed by the drizzle Tuesday however with record crowds of 16629 Sunday and 16101 Mon day as a financial backing for the 1941 exposition They also saw considerable likelihood that they would collect rain insur ance for the cancelled afternoon performance although the policy h based certain amount of precipitation between IZ noon and 3 p m Despite the weather officials estimated the crowd on the Two to Do the Job RAFTRAHSPORT AND 10 ABOARD REPORTED LOST 2 Americans Are Among Those Missing After Leaving North America LONDON Americans and Count Guy de BailletLatour thp Mn n T for llttte extra lunch1 as the grand champion Holstein cow at the NorthIowa fairgrounds gets her regular milking The cow was shown by Mrs rfrT rr sosoperators of the Sprucnol farm miles southeast of Ma V 8 daughter Mildred Mrs Don Peters does the milking by way n0t the victoiybut her first wedding anniversary which ww cow also won grand championship honors at the Kossuth county fair this year Lock photo Kayenay engraving grounds at 2 p m Tuesday at ap proximately 30UO persons The complete change of pro gram for the last two days was expected to bring the total at tendance to a new high for the district exposition Given de cent weather have the en tertainment to draw the crowds they reiterated Mondays crowd despite the slightly lower gate receipts was larger at the evening show than Sundays The grandstand was full as the Rev T J Pettit of Boone opened the evening per formance with his Labor day ad dress calling on all to forget that we are laborers or capitalists democratsor republicans native or foreign born and acknowledge above all else that we are first last and all the He tnal all cans join in the defense effort and promised that if America is ever out it wit not be by any msn whose hands are stained with the dirt that comes from honest toil 1 Gov George A Wilson visited the grounds as the speedway races ended Monday aFternooh with out accident The afternoon crowd filled every available seat in the grandstand aridtaxed the bleachers to capacity overflowing to the added temporary bleachers in the inlield Governor Wilson said that it was good to hare the opportu nity to come back to Mason City for fair week It Is fine to live in a state where we can have these fairs and it is good to live in a nation where we can have fairs of this kind V And the fairs of Iowa and the nation are going to continue said Mr Wilson We have faith in our American system of government In order to have this system of government will be called upon for sacrifices In the per formance of these duties how ever let us be truly honest and trustworthy In the performance of our duties of citizenship today let us go forward with the same desire and determination of our pioneer forefathers who have handed on to us our heritage Our liberty we prize and our rights we will maintain but in the meantime we will maintain those liberties with in the confines of the constitution of the United States Today as Americans as j rowans in the greatest slate of all the slates the cream of the midland region let us join hands to give to he world Ihe example that the republican form of government can and will work Cosson Says Lindbergh Inciting Opposition to U S Government WINTERSET if Declaring the time for plain speaking has arrived George Cosson DCS Moines former Iowa attorney general Monday charged Charles A Lindbergh with inciting op position to his own government1 Cosson chairman of the Iowa branch of the committee for de fense of English homes tem porary chairman of the Des Moines fight for freedom committee addressed theMadison county old settlers picnic Lindbergh he declared has made vicious attacks on England but never has attacked Hitler Pilot Safe but Plane Crash Burns 3 Children HEMPSTEAD N Y ond Lieut Roy W Scott of the 8th pursuit group flying a P39 Tuesday successfully bailed out of his plane when it developed trouble over this Long Island eommumly crashed exploded and seriously burned three children who were playing in the street Second Dies of Burns Received in Farm Fire Miss Edna Davena Thoren 21 who received serious burns in s fire at the farm home in which hei mother was fatally burned Aug 16 died at a Mason City hospital early Monday evening She had suffered injuries almost equal to those of her mother The two were injured when the mother poured kerosene into stove to start a fire Miss Thoren was born Dec 3 1919 at Wellsburg Iowa Surviv ing are her father Heiko Thoren who resides 34 miles south of Mason City on route 3 onesister Sophia at home and five broth ers Alvin Leslie Lloyct and Wayne at home and Fred ot Camp Claiborne and grandmother Mrs Agnes Miller Freeport III A committal service we heL at the grave in Elmwood cemetery at 3 oclock Tuesday afternoon with the Rev Oswald Mail pas tor of St James Lutheran church in charge The Meyer funeral home was in charge of services Russian Armies Stepping Up RFPMflllK IIRRF Momentum of Counter Drives STBMIPTC n in Center and South Fronts jtAlKhMlolb ID LAUNCH MOVE on of the ternational chairman Olympic o the in committee Count Henri de BailletLatour among ten persons aboard a tfansportplane1of ferry romrhancljVgiyen trp for lost Tues day by Ihe air ministry The ferry command at first announced that the Olympic of ficial himself was aboard the plane but lie Belgian embassy later confirmed that it was the son who is assistant military attache of tlie Belgian embassy in London and soninlaw of James Clement Dunn political advisor to U S Secretary of State Cordell Hull CountGuy had been in Wash ington on a mission at a member of the staff of the minister of colonies of the emigre Belgian government His father is still in Belgium The Americans were Capt S Picking of the U S navy a pas senger and Flight Engineer Charles Alvan Spence of Little Neck L I N Y a member of the crew The plane left North America presumably Canada Monday for England In announcing that the craft was missing Tuesday the air ministry said that the next of kin of those aboard had been informed One of the passengers on the missing plane was Dr Mark Ben jamin of Wembley England of the central scientific office in Washington Professor Mowat had been in the United States as a visiting professor at several colleges un der a Carnegie institute plan and had addressed the Canadian institute on public affairs at Geneva Park Lake Couchiching Onf just before leaving for England The ferry command whose air men fy new Americanmade bombing planes to Britain and bring flyers to the American side of tlie ocean for more suffered two serious crashes recently which took a toll of 44 lives including those of 18 Americans On Aug 10 a plane taking off from England for North America returning pilots for new assignments crashed and killed 22 including seven Ameri cans Four days later in an almost identical accident a second return ing plane crashed and burned killing another 22 including 11 Americans Heavy Rains Reported Bogging Down German Offensive in North By UNITED PRESS The Russian armies of the cen ter and south Tuesday appeared to be stepping up the momentum of their counterattacks against the Germans and in the northern Leningrad sector heavy rains bogged down the nazi offensive British reports Indicated that soviet attackon sectpr of the central front around Gomel Is perhaps the heaviest of the war Russian troops uere to have fought their way into the Gomel and to be threatening the wholr German position in the Smol ensk region Advance guard soviet units these London reports asserted are believed to have footholds in Rogachev arid Zhoblin west of Gomel The red army attack was directed apparently toward both Smolensk and Bobruisk with a view to rolling up the German positions of the center and forcing the high command to relax its terrific pressure toward Len was Newcastle The night before it had been Hull RUSSIAN BRITISH TROOPS MEET IN IRAN Henry T Gorrell United Press staff correspondent who entered Iran with the British arrived in Tehran and told how Russian and British troops had fraternized for the first time when the imperial and Russian columns met at Kaz vin An agreement between the British and Russians and Iran on occupation details was expected to be announced Tuesday President Roosevelts Labor day inLondon as his most warlike utterance thus far but the press noted that the United States still is to be con vinced of its war peril There was no immediate nazi reaction but in Home it was felt that the presi dents address indicated that at least some parts of the American public still are anxious for peace ingrad in the north Moscow reported that smaller i counterattacks around Lake II Previous re Minnesota Fair Sets Mark in Attendance ST PAUL of the Minnesota Slate fair marked up T netv alltime attendance rej cord Tuesday after the close of the annual exposition The total attendance for the 10 days of the i 1941 exposition was announced as 55366 greater than the record set in 1B3S Boy 2 Hangs Self With Cord Used to Tie Gate of Yard Shut KINROSS Gib son 2 year old son of Mr and Mrs Mcrlyn Gibson of Kinross was hanged late Monday by a cord used to tie a yard gate shut at the home of his grandfather Calvin Gibson three miles south of here Neighbors were filling a silo at the Calvin Gibson horns and several children were play ing in the yard when the childs lifeless body was discovered by Vcrnon Marncr Laval and Deat Are Recovering Rapidly VICHY hospi tal authorities said Tuesday that Pierre Laval and Marcel Deal were recovering so rapidly from bullet wounds inflicted by a young anticollaborationist Frenchman last week that bulle tins on their progress would be discontinued Lavals condi tion was described as satisfactory and Deal was said to be convalescent men in the Leningrad sector temJ oorarily had halted the nazis and i W Berlin admitted that their crn offensive was handicapped by torrential rains which made movement of troops and transport most difficult To the south of Kiev persistent soviet attempts were in progress to reesiablish a hold on the west ern banks of the Dnieper The Germans claimed that all of these attempts had been repulsed The Russians xvere employing river gunboats and monitors extensive ly in their Dnieper operations On the central front the Russinv attacks were paced by tank coni cenlrations including the big 52 ton Russian models an Years Ago Succumbs NEW ULM Minn neral services will be held Thurs day for Rudolph Massopust who was beaten with a tomahawk and left for dead in an Indian mass acreat YVest Newton 79 years ago He died a natural death Sat urday at the age of 83 VV AClMlAf FORECAST A BITE WITH STING FORT SCOTT Kans vate Glenn Martin took a big bile of bread and jelly sandwich then he yelled The ing a hungry bit back Both the red air force and the German were ex tremely active The Russian planes raided Koenigsberr Dan zig and Memel in addition Un Berlin Sunday night it was re vealed and also blasted a Ger man bases along the Rumanian Black sea coast The Germans retaliated by opening up bom bardment of objectivesin Cri mea According to Russian tabula tions the bulk of the 170 nazi di visions originally hurled into the attack on the soviet has now been smashed Russian reports claimed that German prisoners reported heavy transfers of German divi sions from occupied regions of France Belgium and Holland cast ward to reinforce the battered nazi attack forces BRITISH AND GERMANS TRADE BLOWS FROM AIR The Royal Air Force engaged in widespread attacks on axis objec tives sweeping over Cologne for the second successive major night attack and carrying out big day light sweeps of northern France Other RAF planes pounded Italian objectives Rome admitted 12 per sons killed and 24 wounded in an attack on Cotrone Catania and other attacks on Pozzallo Sicily and the big African axis base of Tripoli The axis replied with an attack on Tobruk For the second night in svicces sinn thft Juftwaffe carried out a fairly large scale attack on the British Isles Target Monday night tered thundershowers Tuesday night and Wednesday not much change in temperature MINNESOTA Considerable cloudiness with local showers and thunderstorms Tuesday night and Wednesday cooler northwest and extreme north Tuesday night cooler south and central Wednesday Moderates Reported Back Rapprochement With Britain U S By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Inpan was reported reliably Tuesday to be in the throes of an internal1 struggle between Ger mangoaded extremists and real istic moderates over how best to achieve Oriental dominance Which Japaneseregardastheir ordained world role According to reliable foreigners including axis nationals arriving at Shanghai the seething situation behind Tokios censorship may de velop one or more of the follow ing aclinn in the Pa cific or a new move on the Asiatic continent the former mijrht be a thrust asainst the Netherlands East Indies and the latter a move against Thailand or Vladivostok Russias Pacific gateway for receipt of war sup plies from the United States of the present Konoye government possibly by force with Ihe United Stales and Britain de sired by the realistic moderates as a breathing spell pemlinjr hone for eventual American British acceptance of Ihe Japan cst expansionist policy The last would represent a vic tory for the present moderating influences in the Konoye govern ment the first two a victory for the extremists notably the mili tary clique which according to the Shanghai arrivals is under pressure and even demands from German advisers for a Japanese challenge to the United States Britain and Russia Realistic Japanese leaders were pictured as sure that Japan would face a catastrophic defeat if she makes that challenge V Between the rival leaders in lapan lay the mass of panicky civilians according to the Shanghai story preparingfor incendiaries and explosives with buckets of water and piles of sand outside their flimsily built homes ami with reed mats under which to take refuge in Ihcir gardens IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics Maximum Monday Minimum Monday night At 8 a m Tuesday YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum Rainfall up to Tuesday afternoon measured I The shipment of American war supplies to Russia via Vladivostok first shipload of aviation asoline is now nearing that port brought Japan to the cross roads of her policy Wrtfct she will do beyond her present representa tions against the Vladivostok ship oclock 1 ments is the big question President Roosevelts avoidance of an inch Whether or not suffi n the touchy Japanese situation fell between fair had noon cient moisture 1 for the rain insurance determined EXTENDED FORECAST CHICAGO fore cast for the period from p m Tuesday to p m Saturday Sept 6 inclusive Upper Mississippi Vallov and Indiana Iowa and Illinois Indi ana Wisconsin and Minnesota except those portions that drain into the Great The temperature will average above normal except near nor mal northern portions Wisconsin and Minnesota Rising trend be ginning of period rapid fluctua tions most of district Rainfall will average moderate but will be lo cally heavy Minnesota and adja cent sections in recurrent thun derstorm activity I in his Labor day speech an omis to collect on sion generally accepted as evi not jel beenjdencc of a desire not to impair jcurrcnt diplomatic negotiations with Japan was matched by no such reticence in Tokio There an army spokesman de clared that lapan would nse force if necessary to break en circlement by the United States Britain and other na tions and a foreign office spokesman Indicated that Ja pan was renewing representa tions to Washington of her con cern over American shipment of war supplies to Russia through Vladivostok Ihe soviet unions Pacific port of entry on the Sea of Japan Concurrently Genera Seniuro Hayashi director of the powerful Asia Development Federation dis ;