Mason City Globe Gazette Newspaper Archives

- Page 1

Issue Date:
Pages Available: 27

About Mason City Globe Gazette

  • Publication Name: Mason City Globe Gazette
  • Location: Mason City, Iowa
  • Pages Available: 311,935
  • Years Available: 1901 - 1994
Learn More About This Publication


  • 2.17+ Billion Articles and Growing Everyday!
  • More Than 400 Years of Papers. From 1607 to Today!
  • Articles Covering 50 U.S.States + 22 Other Countries
  • Powerful, Time Saving Search Features!
Find Your Ancestors Now

View Sample Pages : Mason City Globe Gazette, September 18, 1941

Get Access to These Newspapers Plus 2.17+ Billion Other Articles

OCR Text

Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 18, 1941, Mason City, Iowa COMP DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY ANO ARCHIVES DES MDJNES 1A NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT VOL XLVI1 ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS PULL LEASED WIRES FIVE CENTS A COPX MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 18 1941 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 295 F R ASKS 6 BILLION IN LEASE AID l j learners NEW METHODS ARE DISCUSSED AT GATHERINGS 4 Counties Represented at Refresher Courses Conducted by Leaders Nearly 1000 teachers from the schools in Winnebago Worth Hancock and Cerro Gordo coun ties were in Mason City Thurs day for a refresher course in teaching methods and principles Rural teachers rubbed shoulders with their fellows from the city and town schools in general ses sions from 9 to 10 a m and 11 to 12 but from 10 to 11 oclock there were 11 demonstration groups for town and city teachers and five others for the rural tutors Principal speakers at the gen eral sessions were Miss Maude McBroom associate professor at the University of Iowa and Doctor T V Smith professor of philosophy at the University of Chicago and former congress man at large from Illinois Miss McBroom addressed the eiementary ahd rural teachers at the 9 oclock opening session on Remedial Can We Do About It Doctor Smiths subject at the convocation of sec ondary was Education arid Imagination tVijua WSSRS A Course in Fall Styles the Schools in a Democracy j Doctor Smithwas scneduled to address a gencralr session at I oclock on Discipline in Our Democracy The visiting demonstrators included Doctor Leslie W Irwin director of health and physical education in the Laboratory schools University of Chicago Doctor Wayland Osborn pro fessor of education at Central college Fella Golda Harper instructor in teacher training Ellsworth junior college Iowa Falls Jean Gardiner Smith childrens librarian Minncapolfs Minn Boyd Shannon principal of ticello high school Margaret Wolff instructor in English and journalism at Oehvein high school Mabel Prentis primary school teacher Des Moines Irene Reese enrichment teacher in East Water loo public schools Ila Podendorf supervisor in elementary science Newton Avilda J Buck instructor in teacher training Creston Violet Coldren primary teacher Des Moines Isabelle Porter former demonstrator at University ele mentary school Iowa City Ila Swanson director of speech de velopment East Waterloo Elaine Parks lormer rural and inter mediate teacher Mason City and I Geneva Brown primary teacher at Albia lo Attendance at the sessions was compulsory for all teachers in the four counties The one day insti tute was under the joint auspices of the state department of public instruction and the four county superintendents Miss Hazel V Thomas Mason City general chairman J R Baggs Gamer Miss CJara B Olson Forest City and G J Frandle Northwood Several staff members from Ihe state department accompanied the visiting educators while Mason City teachers acted as hosts in the demonstration sessions and the round table discussions on tiie afternoon program fff London Authority Declares iHuge Boosts in Producing piivrimrn CiV Food Planned CAPTURED SAY GERMAN CHIEFS CHICAGO Agricultural j officials from 12 ot the most fer tile states in the union assembled j hursday to lend a hand in the overnmenls campaign for huge ncreases in food production next ear They came from the corn fields f Illinois Indiana and Iowa the vheat fields of Kansas Nebraska nd the the orchards of Ohio Missouri and Michigan and he dairy lands of Wisconsin and Vlinnesota Members of Ihe agriculture dc artment anticipated that 400 vould be present to hear Secre ary Wickard outline how much more meat vegetables and dairy ioducfs must be produced in the new food for defense program Wickard has called it the largest ood production campaign in he listory of American agriculture The purpose of the Chicago meeting his aids explained was o mobilize the full resources of he midwestern growing area for he effort Nationally it is pro nosed to push farm production 15 ir cent beyond the average ft is planned to administer the jrogram under the direction ot he newly established state and county defense boards of the agri Teachers from four counties gathered in Mason City Thursday to study a score of different courses in educa tion Muriel Hatigen Leland left and Iva Dene Jaspers North wood thought it a good idea to add another study to styles in coats As the picture shows they made excellent progress Lock photo Kayenay en graving BRITISH GUNS NEAR TURKEY Observer Says Military Units Are Being Moved Northward in Syria ANKARA Delayed diplomatic observer arriving from Syria reported Wednesday that the British were moving artillery and other military units north ward toward the Turkish border a constant stream He declined estimate the total movement 3 Killed When Bombs Fall on Alexandria CAIRO Egypt bombs were dropped on the Alexandria area in an air raid Wednesday night killing three persons and wounding six but causing only slightidamage the Egyptian gov ernment announced Thursday Citizens Committee Insisting on Law Enforcement Formed Bomb Reported to Have Killed 6 in Nanking Rail Station SHANGHAI UR Traveler arriving Thursday said a tim bomb exploded Wednesday nigh in the Nanking railway station killing at least six persons am wounding many others The ex plosion occurred in the capital o the Japanesesponsored W a n ChingWci regime on the eve ot j the anniversary of the Japanese i invasion of Manchuria j Japanese troops in Nanking were reported to have thrown a cordon around the railway sir tion All traffic in Nankings streets was halted and Chinese were reported ordered to remain in their homes Travelers from Peiping pro ceeding to Shanghai by way of Nanking were detained in Nan king for four hours culture department London Sources Hear Crimea Peninsula Is Apparently Cut Off By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS German troops were reported to have invested a fortified park and I taken by storm 119 pillboxes on the outskirts ot Leningrad Thursday while nazi siege guns bombarded the heart of the old czarist capi tal and prepared to shell the great Kronsladt naval base of the Rus sian Arctic fleet Other dark news for he soviet cause was contained in advices reaching London which said Adolf Hitlers invasion armies at the extreme southern end o the front had apparently cut off the entire Crimea peninsula Scbastopol the big Russian naval base on the Black sea thus presumably was isolated from the U S S K mainland BULGARIA REPORTED TO BE MOBILIZING In the nearby middle east a series ot developments indicated that Turkey and Bulgaria may soon become involved in the gigan I LONDON nt An authorita world he went on turns on the tive source declared Thursday outcome of this battle that Britain and the United States Even if Russia were beaten he must quickly pour a Niagara of added Britain would fight on war supplies into Russia to make but our task then would become up soviet losses and prevent a much harder turn disastrous to the allies in Saying that casualties in the the greatest battle in history i east were rising to astronomical That battle he said now was heights he said available data swaying either way He added that Hitler probably would launch a separate peace offensive and warned that if the Russians do not get equipment and weapons they might be forced to lay down arms The whole history of the showed hat to the end of August there had been 2000000 German casualties and 3000000 Russian casualties The only really effective aid Britain and the United States could give he said would be sup plies Veterans Elect Stambaugh National Legion Commander MacNider Takes Part in Resolution Urging F R Report Fully nvited to Thursdays conference as well as representatives of state agricultural planning committees state farrn organizations and re tic conflict Members of these boards motmtmg tension between Bulgaria and RussiaBulgarian mobilization was going on in all haste Simultaneously advices reach ing Ankara said thev British were movins artillery and other military units northward through Syria toward the Turk ish border in a constant stream Russia has sternly warned Bul garia against serving as the base for new German military exploits London quarters also reported an Italian attempt to send warships flying the Bulgarian flag through Ihe Turkishcontrolled Dardan elles The British ambassador to Ankara it was said probably had made representations to the Turkish government A highlyplaced foreistn ob server at Ankara recently re turned from Rumania and Bul garia said Bulgaria had pur chased six Italian destroyers in a smoke screen float and had asked Turkeys permission to bringr them through Ihe Dardan elles into the Black sea where British and Russians suspected they might be used by the axis The Bulgarian request was said to have been delivered to the Iowa Asked to Increase Output WASHINGTON agri culture was faced Thursday with a U S Department of Agriculture request for sharp increases in pro duction milk eggs meat and other products as farm leaders from 12 states gathered in Chicago to discuss production plans As announced here Iowas 1942 goal and this years estimated pro duction respectively were 7282000000 and 7029000000 pounds eggs 251 218000 and 225333000 dozen hogs for marketing and farm slaughter 3961425000 and 3540600000 pounds beef and veal 2430038000 and 2094900000 pounds lamb and niutton 106250000 and 105540000 pounds oats 5290000 and 5684000 acres barley 400000 and 325000 acres soybeans 1018000 and 733 000 MILWAUKEE Wis J Stambaugh of Fargoi N Dak Thursday was elected commander of the American Legion Long before the roll iall was completed Stambaugh a 51 year old attorney who was a second lieutenant in France in 1918 had enough slate department votes enrolled via seconding speeches to make the race a runaway vciition stiuwed little imilina iton to listen to on it i Maurice Devinc of New Hamp i shire charged that it involved an Lynn inPicd condemnation of the PLAN FOR LONG WAR INDICATED WITH REQUEST Seeks Freedom in Help to Nations Vital to Defense of America WASHINGTON URJ presi dent Roosevelt asked congress Thursday to appropriate 55985 000000 In continue IcndIease aid to nations battling the axis hrough June 30 1943 The presidents request fnr funds to be used over the next two years indicated preparations for a long war He asked that lie be free to provide lendlease aid to any country whose defense lie con siders vilal to this countrys free Two other candidates had been nominated Edward N Scheiber ling ot Albany N Y and Ray mond Fields Gulhrie Okla pub to lishcr Another leading candidate Roane Waring of Memphis Tenn withdrew and nominated Stam baugh The convention made the elec tion of Stambaugh unanimous at the request of Fields and Scheib erling By the time Wyoming was reached on roll call Stambaugh had 1075 votes to Scheiberlings 319 and Fields 8314 StambauRh a native of Abilene Kans is a 1913 law graduate ot the University of North Dakota who has practiced in Fargo since that year except for 22 months of army service He was with battery E 338th tield artillery He has been a member of Gil bert C Grafton Post No 2 since was post commander in J93I North Dakota depart ment commander in and chairman of the Legions nation rehabilitation committee m 1D4041 president at a lime when nation al unity was imperative The resolution adopted de clared Whereas unity of pur poses in Ihe present peril to our nalion can only be accomplished and Ihe American way ot life preserved by a full adherence to our constitution embracing as it does freedom of discussion and the resultant informed congres sional action noiv therefore be it resolved That as such procedures are adopted and discussion reached the Legion stands ready completely support them and to assistin their interpretation to and understanding by all the1 people 1 This to the end that there may i be no disunity among us as we j move forward to defend our na tion and its Resolution Has MacNider Backing uuu acres rye 59000 and 26000 Turks on Sept 12 acres farm gardens 210700 and a vel T7R RT nnn 178258 potatoes 60000 and 57000 acres commercial vegetables 70 000 and 71000 acres Com acreage is to be announced later CEDAR RAPIDS citi zens committee insisting on law enforcement has been formed here following violence in which a dozen persons were reported in jured Monday night at the Wilson and company produce plant where workers have been on strike since Sept 3 The committee consists of Van Vechten Shaffer Herbert Killian Eugene Pinney Ervin P Stepanek H N Boysen Clare Marshall and Sumncr Quarlon The committee met with Ihe city council police and Sheriff James H Smith and it was decided the sheriff will have full charge of law enforcement ac livics in any emergency The po lice force assured him of ils co operation The commiltec emphasized it is not taking sides in the labor dis pute RAF Again Strikes Deeply Into Southwest Germany for 2nd Night LONDON bombers striking deep into southwest Ger many in their second successive night of raids on the Rhineland again attacked Karlsruhe the aii ministry reported Thursday It acknowledged the loss oE one plane but said hits were scored and fires started in the target area Coastal command bombers were said also to have made a night at tack on docks at St Nazairc French Atlantic coast port used by the Germans as a Uboat base All these planes returned the air ministry said Weather Report FORECAST CITY Partly cloudy and warmer Thursday night Friday partly cloudy scattered showers and thunderstorms increasing southerly winds becoming fresh IOWA Partly cloudy warmer except extreme west Thursday night Friday partly cloudy scattered showers and thunder storms west and northcentral warmer east increasing south erly winds becoming fresh MINNESOTA Partly cloudy widely scattered showers and thunderstorms west and north warmer east Thursday night Friday considerable cloudiness local showers and thunder storms warmer extreme south east cooler northwest fresh to occasionally strong southerly winds IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics Maximum Wednesday 77 Minimum Wednesday night SO At 8 a m Thursday fit YEAR AGO Maximum 82 Minimum 65 Precipitation 02 Under the Montreux convention no warship of a belligerent nation may pass through the Dardanelles Although technically neutral Bul garia is dominated by Germany NAZIS crAIM SWEEP ACROSS UKRAINE AREA i Hitlers high command announc ing great in tie on slaught against Leningrad said 1 T German troops sweeping eastward l backing nf rast across the Dnieper river in the i NalJini Commander ilitsforiJ Ukraine were progressing iri MacXidcr of Iowa who made resistibly no fight for il after the con lowa Yeterans Win Drain Trophy MILWAUKEE C Glascoff assistant national adju tant of the American Legion Thursday announced award of Ihe A Drain trophy to the loua department of the Legion The trophy is awarded annually to the department showing the most consistent service lo the community state and nation throughout the year providing the membership of that department shall be no less than 80 per cent of the membership of Ihe preced ing year The American Legion Auxiliary elected Mrs Mark W Murrill Siituate Mass as ils new presi dent Mrs Murrill defenled Mrs P L Dixon Amcricus Ga 43G to 422 at the Auxiliary convention MILWAUKEE demand j here j that the president and congress Five vice presidents who were i keep the people promptly and j nominated Wednesday received fully informed of all the facts and formal consention ratification i the grave issues confronting our J Thursday They were Mrs T A nation in the interests of nationiKing West Union Iowa Mrs Na al unity met a roaring defeat at thaniel S Hawthorne North the 23rd national convention of j Providence R I Mrs E 7 Gop the American Legion Thursday The proposal wns offered by Ansou McCook of Connecticut as a substitute for a resolutions com mittee recommendation vliich he called woefiy inadequate dotn That was the law governing the present 57000000000 lend lease appropriation most of which has been allocated and it would permit the U S to provide Icnd Iease aid lo Russia if it desired The present system however is to provide advance credits to fi nance Russian war purchases here The president sent o Speaker Sam Hayburn a breakdown of the proposed expenditures compiled by Budget Director Harold D Smith Smith outlined the new Icnd Iease request as follows Ordnance and ordnance stores supplies spare parts and ma terials including armor and am Aircraft and aeronautical ma terial including engines sparr parts and 000000 Tanks armored cars automo biles trucks Vessels ships boats and other water craft including the hire or temporary use cquippace sup plies materials and spare parts Miscellaneous military and naval equipment supplies and Facilities and equipment for production of defense articles in cluding acquisition of lane sncl maintenance 000 Agricultural industrial and oili er commodities and Repairing reconditioning etc defense articles for foreign coun Necessary services and expenses essential fo effectuating the orig inal IcndIease Administrative oopooo pert Cody Wyd Mrs Richard Redwood Mobile Ala and Mrs M C Anderson Olympia Wash 1 KILLED BY AUTO SIOUX CITY fTI Funeral services will be held here Friday for William F Hurley SO former railroad agent at the Sioux City stockyards who died of injuries British Press Urges New Front Against Nazis T iii T VT r rrvi r LONDON for opening of a new front against Germany presumably by landing in western Europe broke out again in the British press Thurs day after a brief respite inspired by disclosure that an RAF wing had arrived in Russia The Times which ordinarily i slow to join press criticism of the governments policies devoted a full column editorial to a sober reminder that the British are uni versally convinced the nation must make the most of the present opportunity not only to help on the eastern front but also to de velop other fronts where the en emy will have to spend its strength No feeling is more discredited than the feeling thnt lime neces sarily is on our side the Times said The paper said il was very doubtful whether the luftwaffes losses were sufficient to prevent the Germans from switching their main air force back to the west and resuming a bombing which would retard Britains arms pro duction Even more pointed was the News Chronicles demand Are we too going to play Hit lers game and let him dispose o his enemies one by one Will invasion of the continent be any easier in six months 12 months or two years if Russia is broken through laclc of timely diversion The answer is no It wil probably be impossible and a large propor tion of our great army will rol in idleness on our coasts after he was struck lutomobile down by an Legion Elects Stambaugh Commander Mr Roosevelt informed con Krcss that of the original S7 000000000 cndlease appro priation provided six months aco SG28fl000000 is now moving through the successive stages of allocation obligation production and delivery Additiniiiil funds SITnow needed in order that there be nn interruption en flow of aid lo those countries whose defense is vital to our own1 the president said I am therefore transmitting a iipplcnicntiil estimate of appro niation in the amount nf 100000 the details of which are set forth in the accompanying ctler from the director ot the bureau of the budget I recom mend its speedy enactment The new national commander of the American Legion is Lynn U Stambaugli of Fargo N Dak sealed right who is shown receiving congratulations from J E Kitreim South Dakota commander Amos Roos Valley City N DakJohn Kennelly Mamlan N Dak and F B Henderson Graf ton N Dak left to right JUDGE COYLE HUMBOLDTDIES Originator of Lawyers Chautauqua Served on Iowa Bench 24 Years F Coyle 82 who had served on the 14lh Iowa district bench 21 years and who originated the lawyers chautauqua died Wednes day night of a heart ailment versatile man JudgeCoyle taught law in his home here until a year ago following the closing ot Humboldt college in 1915 and also gave instructions in languages and music The lawyers chautauqua still meets yearly al Lake Okuboji Ho was Graduated from ths University of Iowa college of law in 1881 His widow and two sons survive ARE EXECUTED ALGIFRS Algeria Frenchmen convicted of reason were executed Thursday by a fir ine squad They were found guilty by coml martial last May 27 ;