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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 16, 1940, Mason City, Iowa NORTM DAIL EDITED I EDITJON MASON CUV THE BRIGHT SPOT THI NEWSPAPIR THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS NIIGHBORS VOL XLVI RIOISTEILFOR JRAFfOCOTR HITLERS PLAN Battle of America Is in Progress States Republican Nominee COFFEYVILLE Kans AP Asserting that the cattle of America is in Progress Wendell L Willkie contended Monday in a speech prepared for delivery here that President Roosevelts re election would bring totali tarian government to the United States before the third term ended The republican presiden tial nominee speaking in tfee city where he taught high school history in 1913 14 accused the administra tion of materially assisting Hitler in his aggressive HP voiced a denial that Frank lin whatever bis mien tionswis the defender of democia cy and said charfie that hls ence has weakened lather tlxan LOOK INSIDE FOR I charge that Amlca h has strained If because ol somE speeches about humanity you le turn this administration to ollice you uill be seivmg under an Aineucan totalitarian government E hird tem 1S Espiessing the belief Fianklm Hoosevell lias lost fdlth m the American people Wtllkie C0ii A Hilled When I read ol blood and de sti notion m Europe I am lightened to think that ouv only slieltei airplanes and but a man who in seven years of peace could not get factories producing OUl nearpfimo GLENN FRANK Wisconsin Educator Is Killed in Auto Crash PAGE 2 State Will Meet at Emmetsburg STATE PAGE Cleveland Moves Into American Lead SPORTS PAGE escape cah be confiscation of our enfeebled enterprises GERMAN TROOP SHIPS SEEN ON FRENCH COAST London Now Apparently Attacked on Wave an Hour Schedule By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS German long range cannon on the French coast sent tons of steel screaming across the channel Monday into the Dover area gateway for a possibly imminent invasion even as Britons celebrated the greatest air victory since the battle of Britain began High on tlie challt tliffs of Dover Britains big coastal guns also thunaeied at naziheld bases across the channel Latei lepoits baldthe German bariage buttling from emplace ments 22 miles distant apparently replied to an initial British saUo of about 24 bhells An official London communi que said KAF fijrhtcrs and anti aircraft guns shot down 185 nazi warplanes in Sundays flaming sky battles the Best sinele days bag of the war Only 35 British planes were reported lost Millers Big Berthas opened up a ci osschanncl assault at n m 5 a m E S raining sih into Doveis stjeets ciowd d with shoppers The civilian population fled to sheltcis fom salvos armed within 10 minutes 2ft Al Correspondents in JJng lish coastal towns reported French Bow to Strict Nazi Regulation LeRoyAalfs flF I H I f jfor Kidnaping AGES 21 TO 35 mmned to MIKT CIPM I ID ST rrM Uf charge iccoiding to Slicnlt Mil ton Covcidnle of Huston Lt Suncioy niglit infoiined Sheuff H i B Wulff of Ficoboin county Aalfsl is being held it Monioc La An1 identical announcement nr made by the tcdeuil buicm ol imestjf tion in New Orleans Moudiv Aalfs companion Mem if J i ui Hanson 19 Uo ol Albeit Leipl0cfaimed I5 as was fatally hot Fndiy when ca conscription The piesident pioclumqd that date immediately aftec signing the uiipiecedented law at p tr f K T v Roosevelt Declares U S Must Prepare to Fend War From WASHINGTON UP President Roosevelt Monday procfanned Oct 16 as vns fatally ca the iccib sought to stop the pair foi Conscription luestioning about i filling station piesident piocUinn ObbeiV at Wpst r n Hitfi iftr new questioning robbery at VVejt Shenff Clyde illmg ioc La of liojji UL UlUIllUC and Ins son Pientiss fired at the pair to hall them a Ihev fled in iiutoinobile Hanson shoot ing bat jt office s was wounded and died Sunday night Aaifs is cliirgrd with the kid Mr Stanles Void of this community on Sept 8 according to Sheriff Wulff Aatfs tmd C S T All men of 21 to 3f Inclusive wttl register for selection fnr compulsory military service About 16500000 men mint rer islcr Signing of the law and the fix n perm had Ueen iued bj t e Vicl I france man This picture came from Berlin sources government It is bcins examined bj a Gci midlands with comparatively little opposition Another claimed he tank a Brit lslicruiser off northwest Ireland ihat the nazis ranged tor and wide ivas acknowledged by Brit A shower of time bombs fell on London in a new twist to a ma oui needs The candidate reiterated slaierocnts made to Illinois audiences Saturday that Mr Roosevelt by his own med dling m international politics encouraged the European con flagration For instance he torpedoed the i 1 tconoraic conference in 1SJ3 at the very time when the demociacies were eady to come together on a stiong united eco nomic policy And he was the godfathei of vnat unhappy confeiencc at Mu theconfeience fiom which tne woid appeasement uas bom confeienee fiom which Hit lei went forth to destroy the Eu ropean democracies Willkie did not amplify his mention ol tlie Munich meeting Regarding the German attacks on London the candidate said A philosophy is in flames a way of life is lnperil And I wonder what stands between us and that calamity except a smooth radio offering us the gold brick of safety without sacrifice IAllhoug our cities are not in flames American democracy i In danger is anfl from it is fn danger from without s in danger from This is our battle of America fclitot 11 back doors and pull hidden wires and said A few of them foim an illegi timate cabinet that gets the pres idents ear when lew others can We have paid billions of dollars to give food and relief to stricken men women and children but the new dealcymcs use this money to manipulate votes The cynicism of these men has spread through Washington and down Into the roots of our democracy Because it does nbt trust us our government no longer feels obliged to tell us the truth CUUJIJL me rrencn toast A ghostly mist hung over the channel waters and it vas feared HKIer might take advantage of the weather to cloak a trooplanding venture Eleven peisons weie Bounded m the shelling of Dover A brg an battle raged high over London meanwhile as the capital experienced its fouith aaraid alarm ol tlie day Shrapnel rattled likehail on the citys i ooftops and bat H Wllkte sad that Mr Rooevelt j icfs may not dictatorship battciies of waft up a tetnjic bar iage Londons vvruy millions cmeis nig fiom then undcicioiinrl OM One group of time projectiles and Incendiaries plunged down Buckingham palace the third bombinff of the British f10100 in eight days f he king and queen were not at home and officials said no one w as hurt Tiie daiing laidci was almost immediately shot down outiide the palace gates by a Biitish fighter KCei man plane seemed to dis ate m midair and the fell to a nearby roof of witnesses cheered the n flyer who had to bail out of his own crippled plane Along the LibyanEgyptian frontier the English faced fnothro iv against the Itha under Mar R ner a Rodolfo Graziana widened a spearhead thrust into the sandy wastes of notthwestein ur night aUac the heavy ration of making Hie Italian first at 957 a m Ics tiwn four hours after the end of the night long alarm The second uasat a m and the thud at la 09 iai attacking Unless a piesident dusts the American people he asseited we never be able tc defend oui fiom threat of aggression The doubt m the presidents fivivTiV me coun try that Mr Roosevelt is bemc pushcdI believe against his unconstitutional govern He js bemg pushed by the for eign situation in which he con siders himself justified in violat ing the constitution He is being pushed by the failure of his own domestic cics to relieve us of uncmplov mcnt which has been the root of diclaloiship m other lands He is heinj pushed by his Incompetence to deal with American incom petence from hit only OUUUl He has lost his gup on oui American pimciples the candi date gives 1ip ser vice to them but he does not know how to preserve them He has put our democratic system in danger or its life As for his own campaign kie asserted that he would preach the doctrine of freedom the doc trine of equality the doctrine of democracy The candidate accused Presi dent Roosevelt of misiepiesentmg American military strength and of vefusmg to tiust us to defend I oui selves Willkie Stresses Domestic Economy TRAIN I 775 Bnti i ivere the empire capital a wave an hour schedule Earlier a large formation of nazi planes was reported beal fh a attempt to cross the souUieast coast moving off under a counterattack nithin 10 minutes after it sishted said London lepoils Sundays aeual clashes he total of German down over England to I with an asseii Banking Department Gets New Quarters DBS MOINES Iowa executive council Monday an proved a lease for new quarters nl r epment in the Valley bank building here 7aoSe ior a yeary rental OL 5379a on a five year basis to SE banklI1B department L Willkie his voice completely lettered said Monday that the basic defense America must make is rehabilita tion of domestic economy Tho lepublican presidential nominee told a crowd around his train at Pleasant Hill Mo One of the basic differences Between the doctrines preached by Franklin D Hoosevelt and myself is that Mr Roosevelt tho building of defense depends prlmurlly on batUe shlps arms and guns while I link It Is as important o buildi up domestic economy lle demon si ate riujing the campaign that an adcouate defence could not be uuilt under the Rrwcvelt admm i IstViitinn Sept 14 Sept The Weather FORECAST IOMA Partly cloudy Alondav night and Tuesday a few wide t IJJ scattered Slon J and night warmer extreme east the Llllll fIL 1OSS of 23 fighter craft in the tons day incessant raiding but The Germans claimed to have imitted the gures bore out the ac knowledgment of German pilots in Berlin that they were running up against bitter heroic resitance in their continuous onslaughts on This praise of Britains pilots gun was tempered to extent by their claim lhai oilier parts of had been vcahencd to help London Some ictiiiniiig they visited Livcipool and the Enahsh scattered showers and thunder storms Monday night and ex treme east Tuesday forenoon not much change In tempera IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather maximum Sunday Minimum Sunday night At 8 a m Monday YEAH AG6 Maximum Minimum The figuics foi Sunday Maximum Saturday iIinlmum in nieht At 8 a m Sunday YEAH AGO Maximum Minimum 70 53 56 95 60 40 53 Rain Clouds and Fog Now in Channel LONDON UPGeiman war planes bombed including one Mon day but Bi itish claims of an un precedented aeual vjctoiy over Adolf Hitlei s luftvvaffe and a iiid dcn change m weathei moused ipeculation on whether the nais would abandon plans for an au tumn invasion of the Bntibh Isles A period of good weather that lasted longer than most Britons could remember was broken by ram heavy clouds fog anil stronger winds especially along me English channel coast where a nazl invasion is most feared The break in the weather was not severe although dense fog de scended on the channel aiea with the ceiling zero and visibility of about 100 feet The wind which had been stiffening abated some what Monday afternoon But under normal conditions the next week should bung stormy weathei which Britons believe will aid thendefense The failuie of the week end jut to pioduce any thing moie thjn the usual miU an icgaided as most diistious foi the Gei caused gi owing belief among neutial military expeil that the danger of invasionjnigh soon bo legaided as lessened They emphasized that lhe danger could not be considered ended The iides will continue nigh for several days and the government already has em phasized that German men ships runs and planes are massed on the French and other coasts for a passible attack But within a week the equinoc tial storms should begin and tlie weather if nounal foi tins time of will fan a disad vantage to the Geimam in the opinion of Butish observers Choppy seas and high GOERING FLIES OVER LONDON Declares Air Force to Play Decisive Role in WaY With England BERLIN Reuhbmaiihal I Hermann Willelm Gaming SunI clay night flew nci London at Ihe contiols if a Junkcis plane au Gel man sources declaicd Monday Goeiiugs plane 1 IU88 accompamec by only tiio ctelioy ei planes the nifoimantb iaict Reluming to his au foice head quarteis in an unnamed village in Normandy noithwestein Fiance Coenng wa Quoted as baymg I am glad I made my an foice such a biiong weapon It was tlie decisive force in Po and and Norway and undoubteci ly t will play a iimilarly decisive iole in the war with England The JU88 is one ot the latest types of German bombeis Ueit Ler Mum kidnaped the voids at tiro point of a gun and forced Jhc Noithwood couple to diive hem Jo Glrnvillo Minn in the Void cai Following this alleged Lmd ucigh law uoUition the youtlij 1c lejseri the Voids then kidnaped two farm boys npui Glenvillo and foi ted them to dme tliem to Al beit Lea accoiding to officials ihe youths have admitted hold ups in Glein illo Emmons Minn and DCS Momes A companion Kituk Gates 21 of bt Paul Minn buuciidered U police when he vvis coineied rtftci the Glenville holdup Jnd ti being held in the Albeil Lea Jiil The youths stole a car belong ing to Oliver Olion in Mason City on Aug 30 H was lecovered threfe days later In Pmlrie du Chien Wis a a i U days after congiets passed tbe measuie Thr legist alien lake plaie polling places thioughout tlie couDtiy fiom 7 a in to 3 p m Ou 1 ID in thr piotlamntiou ihe legKliation rtay Mi Roosevelt de clared Ameiicd stands at the cioss o Us destiny Tune and distaiur mne bceix shoilened A few have seen gieat nations fall We cannot le mam indiffeient to the P yf I10U in diq The temble fate of a timis ueakiiCss united at Uck lb too known to us all 60000 BEGIN GUARD TRAINING lowans Not lit First Group Mobilized for Intensive Studies WASHINGTON the ac companiment of the inevitable 00000 citucniokficis hooped mlo then home aimoiios Monday m the fust federal mobili7ation of the since World war days Iowa g u 1 i d s m c i ci e not arnon group those called m tiie first Their commanders un der orders from Washington to concentrate the ffuardsmcn in previously announced training centers as soon as practicable National guard bureau officials anticipated that all the men would be in camps within 10 nays V We must and uill marshal our great potential strenelh to fend off war from our must and uill prevent our land from Lecomlnf a victim of if if Mr Roosevelt pi o laiiiod no holiday to facilitate thcicgistia Hun bul uiged all employcis ns uell as govenunent ugencies to I e Uien woiKers adequate lime I peimit complete ficedom in t meeting thejr icgistralion obliga lions as Amencan citizens Out ot the IG500000 men Mu u ill have to registei about 400 000 uill bq inducted into tlie army late UK yeai The fust ones probably will go into camp alJout Nov 15 Then for ihe nevt five years about a million men a year will be nut in training Each draftee will serve oneone year X The proclamation in dnect lan guage served notice that Amenta is leady and able to defend at any costs Jts heritage of freedom The congress lias debated with out partisanship and has now en acted a law establishing a selective method of augmenting our aimed foices the piesident said The method is fair it is sure it is u s Uie of our people After thoughtful delibei nhon anrt aq the fut step our ig ums which are expected soon in the channel would hinder the self pi opclled barges wliieh the Gei mans havomassed on the co coast picsumably to lianapoit tioops to the British shpie In the opinion of British obseiv er the stiongest argument m fa vor of invasion at piesent is that Jy spring Bnlam will be far beU prepared defensively and llit er obviously is aware of that prospect The winter months will give Britain a chance to pioduce new lanes tanks and guns according o these souiccs and totrain and mpoit laige numbers of pilots Against this i icwpomt there are ome experts who argue that Ger many has been waiting for and calm seas to hide tlie aimada vhich Hitler har massed for inva irtn But ri K sitip our youno tseluir IOIVHIK then Jiome men will come fioin the facloue moues howivci the GOOOO mUsl nnH Umdeigo iicclndl fxammation j fill out mnnied papeis und pad j clothing md ctinipmcnt Pietident Kootcvelt oideicd JlUtJCw this initial contingent ot guards men to be inducted inio he regy lar army Monday undei the re centlyenacted law cmpoweimg him tp mobilise the full foice of citizensoldicis tnlalmg about 242000 and men for a tiaining then home a men will come fiom the factaur the80000 mutt ami the ffeldf the cities mrl the towns lo cmolt their namct on icgistiation day On that eventful day mv sen INVASION PORTS Suggest Attacks May Have Delayed Hitlers Plans on Britain LONDON rutnm istiy Monday night rcpoitcd new Royal Air Force attacks on Berlin military objectives and the inva sion ports of Prance Belgium and Holland which RAF authorities suggested may liqve delayed Adolf witicrs expected invasion of Biit Thc attacks hit haid at Gentian shipping concentilions nid their A I T ta6rrnanS Admit LOSS fffi 1H Day Pjmiimation Wilh a statement ex to concentiatc bmgcs and other Thc tiansports despite heavy elation will salute their Benera tion May we all icnew within our heal Isthat conception of libertv and that way of life which o have all mheiited May we alt strengthen our j csolve to hold high the toicli of freedom in this d9fu hat our childien then children may not bo Ue rlgiltfu ihcn Mi Roosevelt iccompanietl tlip protlimation with a statement rictatl the mannei m Defendant Finally Found Playing Rummy in Waterloo Tavern WATERLOO the higfiCDmimimf icpoitcd the Entili paid ilmosl tuofoi one with 74 of HICH pbncs hhot down in Siinctay s fiKhtmR two by anliairaift IMUCMCI and tluec 9U Uft Wh en Crashes Historic in Hs significance the nations first neacetimp con scription enacted ftnaiiv often hitter debate in cointrem as part of President Rnnsetfir annouiirrtl B0al of total dL icnsr The men diaflcd icccivr nilialljr U munth of They will be lublc for hen ice anywhere in the wcstenv hemis Pheic m United Slate powcii UC and l the Philippine islands They got the icgulai amy pa7 lotcSuUutl ot Sun 68 A ippcaied Judge R thtrtTeTcndant and i denutv uri tmcontiolliblc S21 to In a pou er alsu nicatme a niontli for puvate on to thr main man the diaft law the In effect Ihe proxldc that the fiovcrnmcnt mav over and operate with pa5ment ;