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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 4, 1941, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HOME EDITION VOL XLVII ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS ftJIi LEASED WIRES FIVE CENTS A COPY THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 4 1941 MASON CITY THE BRIGHT L SPOT d THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTION ONE NO 283 BEDS NAZIS LOCKED ON 4 FRONTS ChvirchtlLAsks From U S Senate Votes CANADIANCHIEF ALSO HAS PLEA FOR MORE AID Free Men Must Stand Together to Avert Tragedy for World LONDON Minister Winston Churchill Thursday called for full cooperation in every field of the United States and all other nations not yet en gaged in the war against Ger many Churchill declared that no lasting or perfect solution of the difficulties which confront Britain and the whole world can be achieved without such a full measure of cooperation by all nations which as yet lie outside the range of the con querors power fle wanted that the free men ot the world must stand together in one line humanity is to be spared a deepening darkening and widening tragedy which can lead only x x x to something in j thenature immediate world i chaos Churchill addressed a luncheon at Mansion house after a speech by Canadas prime minister Wil liam Mackenzie King who pleaded for greater American aid to win this war for world freedom Churchill paid tribute to Can ada as a link between the United Statesand the British empire 1 said with thoserelations friendly and af fectionate intimacy with the Unit ed States oh the one hand and with her unswerving fidelity to the British commonwealth and the motherland on the other is the link which joins together these great branches human fam ily the link which in spanning oceans brings the continents into their true relation and will prevent iii future generations the divisions between the proud and happy nations of Europe and the great countries which have come to existence in the new world Mackenzie King appealed Tor leadership by the British com monwealth of nations and the United States j achieve a new world order based on freedom He said that Churchills declara tion the far east Britain stands at the side of the United States is a sure sign of the deep ening interdependence of the free world A similar declaration on the part of the United Strtes as re spects nazi Germany he said would I believe serve to shorten this perilous conflict Unless the whole resources and total energy of UWTrce world are thrown into the struggle the war may drag on fpi years carrying in its train famine pestilence and horrors still undreamed of Red Tank in Iranian City U S Tanker Arrives in Vladivostok LOS ANGELES Ufi The American tanker U P St Glair las reached Vladivostok soviet Pacific port with 95000 barrels aviation fuel for the Russian nounced Thursday It was the first in Russian caption as soviet nmble through a was sent from Moscow to New York via radio RUSSIANS ARE ON WAY TO U S One of Leaders Hints Mission to Determine Help to 13e Obtained SITKA Alaska of two soviet flying boats carrying 47 Russians on a mission to the United States took off for Seattle at a m p m CDT Thursday and thc second plane was expected to depart later in the day A leader of the mission hinted here that they came to determine what support and material this country can furnish the soviet forces He would not elaborate or give his name The war department had announced that the Russians flew to this country to observe airplane production Accompanied by Anthony Fede tov secretary of the Russian embassy in Washington they landed here Wednesday in two twinengined flying boats after a 4 hour flight from Kodiak They were expected to take off Thursday for Seattle Wife of Detective Hides in Car to Spy on Night Work CHICAGO years as the wife of a detective sergeant taught Mrs Mae Halt something about detective work She had suspectedherliusband Arthur was not spending his nights at work she testified in a divorce suit and she decided to try her hand at sleuthing by hid ing in the luggage compartment of his car on one of his trios She checked the speedii meter spread a blanket and pil low in the compartment to Cushion the bumps and climbed in Soon her husband came and drove away I heard a womans voice pret ty soon and what a ride that was Mrs Katt told Judge Rudolph De sort What made me maddest was that every time the woman men tioned me shed call me old nuts and bolts and then theyd both laugh Mrs Katt said the car had stopped at least six times and that she had curled in her crowded quarters for four arid onehalf hours until her husband returned home She checked the REPORT BLASTS ON NAZI TANKERS Explosions Off Bergen Believed to Have Been Caused by Saboteurs STOCKHOLM Sweden German gasoline tankers have exploded off Bergen Nor way and it was believed that saboteurs were responsible ad vices received here Thursday re ported The explosions shook houses in the harbor district of and the Hames could be seen clearly it was said The advices said that the 1151 ton steamship Ryfylke of Stavan gcr Norway which was engaged in coastal traffic had not returned from its last voyage and that it was believed the ship had been captured by the British navy and taken to England with its passen gers and crew RECEIVED APPOINTMENT EAGLE Mary Evelyn Rogerson has received a civil service appointment and has gone to Chicago where she will be MIKHAIL GROMOV Russian planes Horse Frightened by Auto Injures Man MARENGO Echorn had a crushed left leg Thursday as evidence that all horses arc not accustomed to thc motor vehicles which are replacing them Echorn about 50 was leading a horse on the highway four miles east of here Wednesday when the animal be came frightened at a passing car He was thrown under a semi trailer truck loaded with steel when the horse attempted to bolt CONFERS WITH MAYOR MINNEAPOLIS UR Police Chief Edward B Hansen who re signed and disappeared myster iously last July 16 only nine days after his appointment conferred the speedometer again and found car had traveled S6 miles She spent the next four days in bed recovering fromcarbori poisoning by the experience she made two more trips in the same fashion The second trip was similar to the first she said but the third produced a climax When the car stopped at a suburban fill ing station IHrs Halt raised the op of the compartment for a of fresh air The attendant saw the lid move and yelled to my husband that the rear end the car was moving up and down Mrs Katl said Then my husband dragged me out Now Ive got you I told him and he said Oh yeah now you can walk Mrs Katt said she walked 10 miles from the suburbs to her home She had weighed 19 pounds when she set out on the first trip she said and she lost 50 pounds during the entire project Judge Desert granted the di vorce PUT NAZI LOSSES AT 1750000 Authoritative British Source Estimates Red Losses 2 to 3 Million LONDON authorita tive British source said Thursday German losses in the war with Russia thus far are believed to total about 1750000 and that Russian losses have been from 2000000 to 3000000 in the bloodiest fighting in history This source in ters said None can overpraise the Rus sians conduct of the war They are magnificent and proved the sincerity of their scorched earth promises by blowing up the Lenin Dnieper river dam air force Union Oil company an delivery of aviation gasoline to the Soviets under the United States program of aT3 to Russia in Russias war with Germany The shipments were protested j faj ATTENDANCE AT FAIR IS 54337 IN BIG SUCCESS Tremendous Crowd Sees Exposition Come to Triumphant Close by Japan German axis partner It was not known when the tanker reached port but news of its arrival was withheld at least 12 hours until the U S maritime commission authorized the an nouncement Two other U S tankers are due in Vladivostok Sunday and Monday according to maritime schedules One carries 95000 barrels of high octane fuel and the other 75000 The L p St CJair left lierej Aug 15 and made the 5000 mile trip in 1G days j There had been much specula1 tion in diplomatic and shipping circles on the possibility of Japa nese interference with the ship ment as the tankers had to piss through Japanese waters A tremendous crowd Wednes j day night brought the North Iowa 1 fair for 1941 to a triumphant close Thursday fair officials noted that thc total attendance for the five day exposition reached 54377 as against 39C43 in 1940 What the net will he for the exposition executives will not be 15 Hurt When Strong Wind and Rain Storm Strikes Twin Cities MINNEAPOLIS Minn strong wind and rain storm ripped through the Twin Cities Thurs day and between 15and 20 per sons were roof collapsed at the Soo line railroad shops All the injured were treated at i Eitel hospital and several were in serious condition The north and east sides oflhel city were the hardest hit by the storm which came up suddenly shortly after noon Power lines were blown down basements were flooded and a number of smill fires were reported The wind partly demolished a one story building housing the Central Parlor Frame company First reports were that several persons were trapped in thej RUSSIA CLAIMS CHECKED ON LENINGRAD Inhabitants of City Build Continuous Line of Defense to Meet Foe By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The battle of Russia is surging toward a climax in the four prin cipal sectors ot the main Russian German front on the immediate approaches to Leningrad in the north on the front west of Mos cow on the railways and high ways converging on Kiev and on the siege ring around Odessa The Russians said that the assault on Leningrad now j threatened on he north by vic torious Finns and on the south j by the Germans had been i checked but Pravda Moscow j organ of the communist party I admitted that the beastly I treacherous enemy is breakinr through on the approaches lo Hie city i Inhabitant ot Leningrad had turned out to build a deep con j timious defense line to meet their 1 foe determined it was said to I turn the approaches into grave j yards for the attackers I Terrific fighting has started on the approaches to Kiev capital ot iaiKKiy on Hciion 01 a with the Russians rforiiinncc of the joint conference committee which 1 declaring the Germans repulsed wgirlsolthe rodeo will be named to adjust differ1 by silfr oiinleiattacks In one eranrtsHnrlVrf fi PaCkC2entes the senate and village several German grandstand and the show moved i house bills regiments were said to have sus with the zip and thrills of western I Senate action came gflcr Senator LaFollette Prog Wis had contended that lowered exemptions would further re duce low standards living in the bottom ax groups if if if WASHINGTON sen ate approved Thursday 43 to 23 a proposal to broaden thc tax base and raise about S303000000 in new revenue by lowering exist ing income exemptions from 000 to S1500 for married per sons and from to S750 for single persons t Latest treasury estimates show that the change recom mended by the senate finance committee would bring 4911 000 additional persons under the income tax structure Because of various deductions it was estimated only 2256000 addi tional persons actually would pay taxes i However Die change would j boost taxes of groups all along thc income range by making more of their income subject to taxation The house revenue bill re able to say until their bills are all i p esent in and account but ievels and wlietheithe Jowei ex tions finally are enacted wig was was was and accounts tabulated it was certain the 19 fair in the black and everybody happy The North Iowa fair a success Except for Tuesday after noon when rain prevented the initial performance of the Circle A ranch rodeo from taking place there has been Rood at tendance tbrouchoul Ilic five days for the fair The final performance cowboys and cowgirls of tw Wednesday night thrilled a packed Herring Votes for Reducing Exemptions WASHINGTON Senator Herring of Iowa voted with the majority in favoring a reduc tion in income tax exemptions Senator Gillette was not record ed as voting depend largely on action of life From thc opening parade to amazing juvenile finish of this rodeo Bill Miller master of cere kept the thrills moving Oklahoma Slim cowboy clown took over when Miller wasnt the show was without a slow moment Earl Straus Nowata Okla lly cul bclow P trick and fancy roper Buster i evcls lnc exemptions wen Martin Silver City N Mex trick clllce lhe present figure and fancy rider J W stoker Overland Park Kans 13 year old trick and fancy roper Maxine Martin and her troupe of trained Arabian horses Bill Her Fort Worth Tex Jimmy Schumacher Phoenix Ariz bulldoggers and Glen West 13 Perryton Tex lained loss of more than 15000 men in dead and wounded j Somewhere on the indefinite i front west of Moscow the Rus j sions claimed their deepest coun j terthrusts while the red fleet I taking advantage of its command of the Black sea was attempting rape n e a wreckage but ircmen and police witl1 lnc crowd fancy rider all were favorites year In informal conferences with their colleagues the leaders as serted that Mr Roosevelt was very anxious to see the lower ex emptions approved Thc chief ex ecutive recently urged a broader tax base in a letter to Chairman to find anyone in the quartermasters depot his job Monday He asserted that thc British already are sendingthe Rus sians all the airplanes we can spare and all the rubber they can of their most important needs The planes are being accom panied by ground crews and skilled aircraft engineers this source said but the Russians pre fer to fly the planes themselves The Russians already are dis cussing the campaigns of next spring and August and said the British are confident the soviet will hold out through the winter fVl th tinn Ger with devastating effect on man troops and morale The Russians now have 9 400000 troops In action and won will be ready to put in 4040900 more and have no need tor British or American troops The Russian army still is the largest in the world this source said BRITAIN CALLS UP MORE MEN Speculation Heard on Whether Invasion of Continent Planned LONDON has called more men to the colors and will continue calling them throughout the winter to expand her forces to maximum power reliable quarters said Thursday j Admission of the new draft call highest quarj coincided with an assertion of the Daily Herald labor party organ that the government soon would call millions more to the colors because of vital new decisions on war strategy arising out of de velopments on the Russian front It was disclosed that Britain has Jbeen moving toward mustering its maximum manpower tor two months and it was considered that the disclosure of the intention to continue calling men was linked with the withdrawal ol German units from France Holland and Belgium to replace severe losses on the eastern front There was speculation on wheth er Britain planned an eventual invasion of the continent to take advantage of German reverses in Russia Reliable quarters insisted there was nothing unusual in the armys calls for more draftees which it was said has been issued continually There have been no special calls for an unusually large num ber of men it was emphasized The government was represented as proceeding on the principle that no fit man should be excused from military service if his job could be filled by a woman The government recently issued a call for 500000 women to replace mm in factories were unable the building In St Paul electrical service was disrupted in many parts of the city and fallen trees blocked tratfic in the streets Radio station WDGYs 224 foot tower was damaged by the wind Officials said that the two top sections of the tower were blown clown but that the station prob ably would return to the air short ly Workmen began repairing the tower immediately LOOK INSIDE FOR The show moved with speed and without accident offering an enjoyable evening with plenty of time for fair visitors to inspect the huge midway of Sols Liberty shows following the grandstand performance One of the largest crowds of thc fair milled about the grounds until late in fhc eve ning Doughton D N Car of the j house ways and means committee e rei sources independent nt he offi igures last communiques The German radio srnsinjr perhaps public dissatisfaction with uncommunicative com muniques appealed to the peo ple Thursday to a com plete and detailed description of military operations people know only too well in is lo act a campaign a detailed DEFENSE BOOMS IOWA BUSINESS Santa Must Take Back Seat as Producer of Retail Dealings DBS MOINES Claus must take a back scat to the defense boom as a producer of retail business for Iowa mer chants The staie tax commission Thursday reported sales lax col lections in thc JulyAugustSep tember period have smashed all records with already in the till and nearly a month to go before the period closes The previous record set last i Nazis Say British Ship T 1 H8R 9R3 T 5 UHS iuuiy auiiruyca me jutun Kussian BERLIN declared i division on the center thn hursday that 13088283 tons of front The bulk of Russias 293rd fact that each time has been concluded report was given One report by DNB said Ger man forces had encircled and vir tually destroyed the 108th Russian Ti British shipping and shipping in British service were lost during the first two years ol the war The news agencys review cred ited the German navy with sink ing 9532700 tons and force 3555583 tons infantry division also was re ported destroyed A third division was said to have been shattered by the Ger mans but no number designation the air wils given for this one ASK WAGE INCREASE DES MOINES liP Franic Frost business agent of the ers and Confectioners Unipn Lo cal 34 said Wednesday night the union is asking a 10 per cent wage increase 48 hour week and paid vacatiions in its strike against thc Bishop Cafeteria here Weather Report FORECAST j MASON i and srtualls Thursday atlernoon i and Thursday night followed by partly cloudy and cooler Thurs day night and Friday winter on the basis of sales taxes collected by Iowa merchants in the Christmas quarter wasi I S435613S j Tax officials said the current total may hit SIoOOOOO before the Sept 30 closing of thc books Translating the 2 per cent tax collections into actual volume j IOWA Partly cloudy MRS MARIE M TUCKER Held While Death of Husband Is Probed PAGE 2 Yanks Need One More for Crown SPORTS PAGE Baby Beef Sale Is Held at Exposition STATE PAGE 1940 Christmas quarter figure re flected 8217806750 in total sales The money now being collected by the commission was levied on retail volume transacted in April May and June of this year ordi narily a fairly good business pe riod but usually nothing startling The 54406710 now on hand was forwarded by 63873 mer chants the average return yield ing S6809 The 1940 Christmas quarter yield was Globe I ASON CTY 70101 merchants he average Minimum Wednesday night 67 At 8 a m Thursday 77 The Russian and German Inch commands matched each other Thursday in secreliveness on he course of the war while thc Finns still comradesin arms of the nazis indicated that the defenders of Lenin grad were being squeezed into a pivotal struggle for pos session of that second largest city of Russia Said the Hitler headquarters Operations in the east con tinue successfully Said the red army continued along thc entire front during the night Thc language of thc communi ques but for the fact that they frequently arc silent on develop uwv iaiiiy ctouciy mcnts of utmost importance showers east and central Thursj might be taken to indicate that a day afternoon and in east early I RussianGorman deadlock had Thursday night Friday partly j been reached that the vast battle cloudy cooler Thursday night nc hnd been stabilized for the in east and central Friday present at least fresh southwest winds over cast Russian how ever with the full authority of a high command insisted hat thc German thrust on Leningrad from the south had been checked and Indicated hat the red air force and the luftwaffc were waging a baltle for control of the air over the city Aerial superiority in the area squally winds becoming west may dictate the fate of Leningrad or northwest most sections by 1 northern anchor of the main Rus nBht sianGcrman front The Helsinki picture of Lenin grads position was that portion shifting to west or northwest early Thursday night Cloudy showers i and thunderstorms 1 o c a 11 y I heavy Thursday afternoon and early Thursday night followed by partly cloudy south occa sional drizzle north late Thurs day night Friday partly cloudy cooler Thursday night and in east and central Friday fresh contribution being S6214 Sales and state income lax re ceipts arc used lo meet state obli gations in old aRC pension anri re lef programs and for homestead tax refunds YFAR AGO Maximum Minimum S3 36 Finnish troops were advancing from the north separated by 40 miles from German forces attacking in the south wilh Leningrad in the ap proximate center of the 40 mile vise Tas indicating Russian control of the air al Leningrad said the ;