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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 6, 1940, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAIL EDITED F E R It E p r OF iofiA f S M fi I N 18 I A HOMI EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY THI BRIGHT SPOT VOLXLVI AND UNITED PRESS FULL LEAECP WTBE3 FIVE CENTS A COPV MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 6 1940 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 288 CAROL QUITS SON SUCCEEDS Nazi Planes Smash Path for Invasion Germans Seek o Wear Down R AF Wreck Its Bases Series of Battles Raging in Air All Over London Area and Southeast England Is Report BULLETIN LONDON communique Friday night report ed that German bombers set fire to an industrial plant on the north bank of the Thames during an afternoon raid By THfc ASSOCIATED PRESS warplanes too numerous to count assailed Britain Friday in a mightierthanever offensive which seemed designed to wear down the Royal Air Force and smash its bases to clear the way for land invasion A31 over the London area and southeastern England the planes of besieged and besieger tangled in a series of non stop battles The fourth attack ofthe day on Londons own defenses came in early evening causing a 36minute alarm wava of fighterescorted bombers swept like a tideigftiifet the London areafollowing up an allnight attack which lastedaeven hqurrand 33 minutes HOUSE REFUSES U S Note TO CHANGE AGE LIMIT IN DRAFT Roosevelt Renews Plea for Speedy Action on Measure WASHINGTON house lefused twice Friday to change the jegistiation age limit ot 21 to 44 in to Japan Rejected TOKIO new spaper Kokumin icpoited Fnday that i meeting of the cabinet mimsleis dad decided to i eject official statements of the United States and Gieat Butam calling Japans attention to their intejests in maintenance of the status quo m elusive m the BurkeWadswoith t compulsory military tunning bitJj On a voice vote RepresentsI tive Rces KKans lost in an effort to broaden the spread to include men from 21 to 54 inclusive and Representative Anderson DMo was defeated 161 to 47 in an effort to make the brackets conform tn the figures ot 21 to 30 in culslve Rees digued thdt iFieiich IndoChina jeported to have cleared the sky in a shaip engagement a small force of raiders over the Thames during this period At the same time it appeared a bigger engagement was being fought over the mouth of the Thames Airdromes were the main ob jectives of two formiJablc fpr was under way the air ministry announced RAF attacks Thursday night on the Fiat airplane engine at Turin Italy on the Geimanudtl Fiench harboia ot Boulogne Jand Calais and on the Cap Gris Nez France emplace nients ot longrange guns that had battered the English channel coast To meet the oitelrfitght Trusses nt Biitish Jighteis took to the sLieh iStting upon at least one formation of 200 bombers and j battle planes and fending ofl bomb attacks on airpoits m the London areai Battles weie lagmg m fully half a dozen areas of southeastern England and the air ministry said at least 31 German planes had been shot down in the fighting befoie noon Bntibli ahcraft weie ad mitted lost but six of1 their pilots weie icpoited saved Thr air ministry said that Intensive air battles resulted in turning back attacks on sev eral airdromes as the Germans attempted to smash their way up the Thames Valley toward London but that only slight damage was done to one fac tory in the area A i ow of 40 liousCs also was damaged in a laid in Lon don Splinter killed a in thai attack Later icpoils indicjted 350 bombers and tighteis had classed the coast to make the first of the of attacks on London and the southeast The London area had its third alarm at the day at p m a m CST after the longest night raid of the hours and 33 which strewn wreckage showed the Germans had hucceedcd in getting tluough to dlorbombs m vlttually evevy dis tuct aiound the London balloon barrage Scweis weie hit a gas main wiecked lailroad stations hit and communications tompoianly IT r D Itl1 knocked out air raid sheltei Woman S DrOaQ HlDS containing 1000 persons hit a hos r r pital demolished and houses and i Jvlaks shops knocked to pieties if if if Men die fit at 55 AS they aie said that if responsibility of mili tary SCIMCC was to be shared equally you might as well in clude another 10000000 men up lo 55 President Roosevelt at his press confeience Friday renewed his plea fov speedy congressional ac tion on conscription the defense tax and appropriation bills butj declined comment on the houscj otc Thursday to delay actual j diaftmg of men for a 60day pe uod of Kokumin considered an or gan of the dominant army fac tion said the decision had been reached by Premier Prince Fu mimarb Konoye ami the foreign and navy ministers Domei the authoritative Japa nese agency said the foui had deliberated on the IndoChina and othei foieifiii issues but die not icpoit any decision Some quaileit Japan mciely would ig en die lustt11016 lc ButishAmciican state at 45 and The president said lie could not comment oil any of the three major bills pcndins except to say tcmpus fugit time WILLKIE TOUR MAY BE SHIFTED Candidates Plans for Iowa Fails Talk DES MOINES IP Re publican Chairman Harry B Swan Friday said tlutl Wendell Willkics schedule of Iowa appeai1 ances may be arranged to make room foi i posjble bpceth at In he aliove picture taken before Balkan strife forced his abdi cation King Carol ot Rumania is shown reviewing Ills troops with hls son Crown Prince Michael Upon Carols abdication Friday Michael succeeded him to the throne one of tile oldest in Europe CAROLS TWO HOTEL MEN NAMED IN SUITS BtirMey Harrison Charged on 4 Counts Damages Asked masses iields weve bioken up and beat en off Two nurses were killed and a number of patients were feared to have been killed when a bomb de molished pait of a hospital during a heavy night raid over a Kent town Doctors and nurses worked by flashlight to save as many patients as possible and one nurse clad in nightdress ciawled over the debris to give morphia injections to wounded patients PETAIN FORMS NEW CABINET VICHY Fiance new cabinet for the Petaui government wes formed Friday night with Pierre Laval retaining the impoit ant post of vicepremier and Gen eral Charles Huntzinger as the new minister of war The aged Marshal Philippe Pe tam remains as chief of state An important assignment was that of Geneial Maxime Wey gand foimei generalisamo of the French armies to ga to Fiench Africa to aoMimc crMige of all po litical wcllab military mattcis By UNITED PRESS King Caiol Oct 16 1893 Bom fust son of Pnnte Feidmand ol Rumania and IOWA CITY A 540000 Pnncess Millie of England was on file 111 disttict I fioni Gcimany October 1914 Feidtnand sucjiouit heie Fuday igunst Albei 11 vvis not contained coeds to tin one Caiol becoming iBuikley uul Noel osMier Government circles reported cioun pnnce ftiid mciagci of 111 Hut Carol in exile vould rr Elopcs i low a City hotel Buiklcy ccivc an annual pension equal Prince Michael Is Figurehead King Nazi Is New Ruler Balkan Upheaval Is Seen as Hitler Victory Russia Is Given Setback by New Move THE ASSOCIATED PRKSS Carol II surrendered Friday to the demands of new military dictatorship abdicated in lHMr ot his 18 yeacohl son Michael was authorita tively reported to left Bucharest to join Magtta Lupescti on a royal yacht bound for exile Miidume Lupescu has been his associate for more than a decade fcince he first relinquished his right of sucrebsion to the throne for nay Paris exile and Jet Prince Michael reifjn as child monarch under a regency The destination of the wlmh sailed into the Black sea from Constanta was not The king boarded it after hecret departure ftom Bucharest special tiaui re of him in tioubled dis membdredRumania Carol left his son as the front ofan axisaligned military dictatorship whith al ready had started a wholesale roundup of important political figuiesKin Carols decade of power Piincess Helen divorcedvifa the abdicated king arrivedby air plane lo be with her son one of whose futft legal acts was said to have been to foi hicvilcd rnothcr She was said to have come but this The all clear signal erSsd the thud alarm sounded at alter 59 r mis said there m paratively few casualties iet ing from the bomb shcltei and tal hits London was undergoing this nonstop raid similar alarms and attacks were occur ring throufhout virtually the rtst of England Then the raidets retained just as Londoners were going to work Antiaircraft boomed and explo sions were Curls of smoke from the ex haust of planes so high in the sky they were invisible gave specta tors the feeling ot watching a ghost combat f The morning alarm lasted an hour nun 11 minutei and then lust after noon Londoners were to slicHers again byan alarm that lasted 59 minutes Squadrons ol Hurricanes were Beauty lowanSays NEW YORK bioadci womans hips the greater her beloie going to the white house if Mr Roosevelt added that the quickei the thiee bills go through the quicker the government step up the national defense pio gram When the president declined comment on the house to delay conscription a reporter noted hat at a prior press con ference when a similar delay amendment was pending in the senate the president had read from a memorandum Jlr Roose velt said that he had given the press at that time ilie comment ol the army chief of staff Gii Georee C Marshall The memo randum had opposed delay in conscription He inferred feportcis to he stenogiaphic notes as to what ac tually was said at the other in terview refusing to become In volved in an argument With the newsmen over just what was said Rudely jolted by thentempor ary failure to block a postpone ment of the draft house conscrip tion leaders i allied their surprised foices Fuday to stave off more moves lor the modification of the BurkeWadsworth compulsoi y militaiy semce bill The unexpected reversal oc curred Ui Thursday when the liouw to 153 lo defer the inaugurallcm of conscription for 64 dajs while an effort was made to obtain 400000 recrulU I for the army bv oneyear volun I tary enlistments scheduled to deliver n major ad heis at Sioux City that night Swan who just returned from Kushvillc Ind said that the Prospective change would mean the address at Sioux City would be moved up to the afternoon of the same day The icst of the noithein Iowa schedule he said lemamt un changed Tiie candidate is bated for an appearance at Port Dodge at 9 a m Sept 27 He will speak biiefly at Webster City Jowa Falls Watei loo possibly Manchester and Dubuque on the same day Svan said that Willkie had been asked to lengthen his stay at Ion a Falls to fulfill by re mote control aninvitation to attend a dirt farmers rally al Eldora j A decision to leave the noith lein loxva schedule unchanged he said means that appaiently it will not be possible for Willkie to ap pear in Marshalltown on this dip The candidate spend 2J hours in Rock Island 111 and Davenport the early evening of Sept 14 while enroute to Coffey ville Kalis to make a major cam paign address His schedule also alls for stops that night at Wash ington and Fail field of a gcn At least thats the lulc among the Zulus in South Africa ac cording to Dv James B McCord a Lake City Iowa missionary He arrived hee Thursday from Afn ca Large piove social pie emmence m Zululand Dr Mc Cord said much the same as ex pensive furs and motor cars dp in Europe and America REMAINS IN EXJLE ZURICH Switzerland Prince Nicholas exiled brother of i foimei King Carol II of Rumania taiti by telephone flom St iWoril Viiday that his depended upon developments in Bucharest and that lie was remaining in St Morilfc until things open up one way or another Despite the ictback llioe in the consciiption lanks mutated that the BuikcWadswoith bill m no danger of eventual defeat and op ponents of the measure did not dispute them Moieovei indica tions were that conscuption leadeis might to reveise Thursdays vote befoie the final toll call IOWA ROOTING FOR DROUGHT Sun Rays Needed to Mature Corn Crop in State Report Rains DES MOINES Friday looted for of all things a scorching drought but cloudy skies hid away the tun rays so badly necaed to mature the states coin crop The weather man offeied no The occasion for the defeat was paiticular encouiagement for Fn an amendment by Representative day mght or satmday either Fish CRN fust of the Partly cloudy was his prcdic manyproposedmodifications the bill to be voted on It would authorize the president to issue a call as soon as possible for 400000 volunteers between the ages of 18 and 35 The recruits wouldbe in ducted into the army or natioival guard upon enlistment Opponents of any such post ponement frequently tod the house that political considerations Bovcrned the vote because it the bill became law immediately the 60rdny period would end right aft er the November elections tion with scattered lams in Jhe west andsouthwest sections of the state Rains fellover a area again Thursday night with Iowa Falls repotting 14 inch Awes 35 Albia 18 Des Momes 06 and Creston and Clarinda 0 Temperatures Friday averaged fivedegrees above normal With 71 the 9 a m reading here Thursdays hich was 8 at Keo latk and Marshalltown while fhimday nights low 55 at i Dctoiah marriage art March 10 1921 Marries Piin cess Helen of Greece Oct 21 1921 Pi nice Michael bovn to Carol and Helen 19211925 Meets Magda Lu pescu December 1935 Visits Pins u ith Mdgda Jan 1 1926 Refuses to ghe up Magda and lenouneos succession Jan 4 1926 Feidtrund accepts renunciation Michael becomes heir 19261930 Carol travels over Euiope with Magdi July Terdinand dies Mi dine June 21 1928 Helen divoiies I Cai ol June 6 1930 Cno IJirVfbHu mriiua fdi coup d eat vilh sup poitof iiinv June 8 1930 Cuo is rrowncd king Michael ictuuib to status of crown prince 1931 Magda i etui us to Bupha iest is installed near palace 1932 People demonstrate against Magda April 1934 Plot to assassinate Carol and Michael frustrated Januarv 1936 Carol attends King Georfies funcial jn London Magda is v ith him asfar as pans November 1936 Fascist iron guald uainsCaiol fiicnd shin ith HUSSM Feb 11 1938 Caiol becomes kingdictator November 1S38 Cuol visits I London to obtain Bntish lonn Sept 22 m9 Hundieds of uon i Ruaidists shot in leialiation for Piemiei Cdhiicstu assassination June 21 1940 Caiol sumbits to axis piessuie and foims paity ot the nation suppoit of iron guard June 27 1940 Rumania suilen ders Bessirabia and part of Bu kovina to Russia Augr 31 1940 Rumania bows to axis dictate of Vienna and sur renders Transylvania to Hungary Sept 5 1340 Caiol cedes dic tatorial powers to Genet al Anto neseu as revolt grows against ces sion of Transylvania Magda le ported exiled Sept 6 1940 Carol abdicates Michael again king S A CooU a foimei employe ot BuikUry is seeking SI onsach j of four counts False arrest ivta licioui bioadcEisting of false lai ceny chnges loss of time woiry mid inconvenience and libel The petition states thit the de fendants had Cook and hib son to SCO000 Close of Antoncm said theie Was long debate at pslace duiins the night Cai ol s demand foi a Iimmual settle ment An inmul pajmeut decided on it Was aid but Cartl Jikcly Lee uiosted in Fairmngton Molwl kc of much of Jan 4 1040 on authouty of n M nurnanta Tic was imputed tn be police mdio bioadcast fiom Iowa City chaigmg tile plaintiff with laiceny The Weather FORECAST IOWA Partly cloudy scat tered thundershowers souUnsrst and extreme west Friday night and Satnrdav hot much cliaiisc MINNEiJOTA Tarth clouily scitcrcd hundershbwers north west and extreme west Friday night and In north Saturday cooler northwest Saturday JN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather ktalis imputed tn one of the wciltfijest men in Eur ope Prim e Michael tmniediatrlv was proclaimed kingsuccessor to his father but only to be a figurehead ruler under stern Gen1Ion Antoiuscutowhom Carol had first yielded his kindly powers and at de mand he finally gavr up tru th rone Ctiiol btlitvrd by to be onniiilc to But Iheie wiis no of this and olhci supposed he mipht scrk exile nioie distant jus tlis membcied Bilkan I ION AXTOVESCl jMaximura Thursday Minimum in Night At 8 a m Friday YEAR AGO Maximum Mniimum Former Railroad President Dies 61 72 82 RFDEDICATE ClItJRCII DFS MOINES tioiv pf the newly decorated First Methodist church and Pleasant streets here will be ob served at two special services Sunday theMpv C C Bacon pas toi announced Friday NEW YORK F Loree 82 former president of the Delaware and Hudson rail road and executive of various other large corporations died Friday at his West Orange N JV home some pluuc in Amenta Uiid had been suggested earlier j a placo of i of the diitisemitu iron guard vvhiciiCavol had niitlawcd and hundreds of whose membcis had died befoie firing loained Buchdiest beating Jettibli I shnpkeepeih who Jailed to pictuics of slaluait yuung Michael j in then Mucli of tlie clamor for Carols abdication and Michaels succes sion had come from the Iron Knard Michael had been kin under a rcgeno a decade ago while Carol was living in Paris ivith Madame Lupcscu Police made no eifoil to tiol the excesses of the Street celobiatioiis of rebiith tr kingship oftcn masked the dcpicdatioiis of the guaidibt squads CaiT lefta Rumania shrunken lo piewii sic by cessions of tei ntory to DV let RUSSII jnd last week to whichby the stern of the RomeBci1 1m aMs icfiiiiucd about half of Transylvania lie left llumaniain the hands of PremierGeneral Anto nescu has aligned Ins new nationalistic icgime closely uith the dostimes of waning Geimany and Italy It learned on high author ity that Carol slipped away from Bucharest immediately afterth dramatic surrender of lie throne Fow persons were aware that he had cone until hours later The old council omt rtf foi mci pi cnuei s md lose cnufidrtnlcs of Cuol was sup i pressed is the aunuuncemcnt Mioniy iltir noon Kuday been thp highest gtn in the old icgimc had made the linal ThH nn sni rcridci of bia and noilhciii Butovmj lo Raxj11 Ji1 June and noiihern Tiansylvnnia lo liungay werk At the same lime the mas en of Geneia Dombroski Ln ri it was icporled An tonoscu hart ordered this ot olhei fmpoilant iiguifs in he ICaiol inrlrtdmg the miU I munitionsmanufacturer uid General Constantine 1 Aigetounu was picmier rtfl 1 cr lixt nsxHssination of Piemier tAimiud last yeii It WAS ArKenlolanu ulm nr clered psecutiou of hundreds of the thrii outlawed Iron diard in retaliation For the shooting of Ijinccss HtTJcri tif Gieeco di wile lit Cinil and mother ol the new king lepoited in ftovci union tticles planning to come In Bucliaicsi ijj plane1 to loin IIPI soincci dcLhned tn point she coniuijj She btcn in Italy Her m image to Caiol ended in divorce June21 1928 Ilolcn a Gicek stood bv Ihc side of Michael when hp King as a child in watched over iiim when the Kingdom was govrincd by a regency Helen dropped into the bark Kround vhcn Carol took the throne in June 1930 and lo Florence to Hvc but Miclizcl padl lier pcrindle visits Under the divorce agreement she was permitted to have him svltli her one month each year The abdication and successifin climaxed reported1 dilfciences be ;