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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 19, 1939, Mason City, Iowa MAR R HST UEW AB 0 P T Of I 0 A DES M 0 I S I NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT VOL XLV ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS FULL LEASED WIRES FIVE CENTS A COPV MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 191939 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 295 MURDER REENACTED Moving Picture Portrayal by Gordon Himself of How Larson Was Killed Deputy Sheriff Cal Dwan Plays Victim STOKY ON PAGE 11 POLAND WILL NEVER RISE AGAIN HITLER DECLARES SOVIET FORCES Ostenrieder Wont Talk of onirruiiHiin rn Extradition on Dreher Probe lUmlNUINU ID PUSH ON WEST Lithuania Negotiates for Return of Wilno Estates Liquidated MOSCOW VP The general staff of the soviet army reported Tuesday that soviet forces con tinued to eject troops of Ihe Polish armyTI and that the west wardbound Russians were ap proaching the Polish cities of Lwow and Vilna Vilna in northeast Poland is about 5 miles from the Russian frontier Lwow principal city of southeast Poland is about SO miles in from the Russian border It was not known just how far the Russians intended to penetrate Poland but it was believed they would halt on a line between Wilno Vilna in the north and Lwow in the south It was understood here the Lithuanian minister to Moscow was opening negotiations with Foreign CommissarPremier Vyacheslaff Molotoff in an ef fort to have the Kussians and Germans return Witno to Lithu ania The Lithuanians consider Wilno which the Poles occupied after the World war their an cient capital i That the process ofliquidation of huge estates of landlords in the Ukraine and White Russia already was in process was disclosed in a dispatch to Red Star The Red Welsh Also Hunted in Local Slaying Said to Have Left Hobo Camp BULLETIN DES MOINES UP Police here Tuesday set in motion legal machinery in the quest of ex traditing Fred Ostenrieder 21 from Eugene Ore to face a charge of slaying Harold J Dre her Mason City salesman Assistant Chief of Detectives Paul Caslelline and Assistant County Attorney Walter Selvy were completing arrangements to obtain an extradition war rant from Gov George A Wil son They were scheduled to de part later Monday for Eugene where Ostenrieder is in jail on a charge of burning railroad ics the army newspaper Stars correspondent reported that army commanders were instructing peasants to take the land for the people and to turn lords your cattle pastures into ihe land Reports received here said peasants were destroying Polish flags and hoisting strips of red hunting As the red army advance continued Tass official news agency reported stirring meet ings of the population with Soviet army units particularly in western Polish White Kussia and the western Polish Ukraine Tass reported the morale on the Russian troops especially high and said this was best shown by the unprecedented rapid ad vance Tass quoted the secretary of the centra committee of the commun ist party in White Russia as say ing that people with red banners lined the roads where Soviet troops passed and that girls decor ated with flowers the tanks and horses of advancing troops We advanced at such lightning speed Tass reported that al bridges on our way remained in tact and telephone and telegraph lines and power stations are work ing normally The report said the population of areas in western White Russia still unoccupied by the red army were rival mpatiently awaiting its ar DIES FKO3I INJURIES CENTERV1LLE fP Miller 80 Unionville died Mon day of injuries resulting from an automobile accident last week The Weather FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Tues day night and Wednesday not so cool in central and east por tions somewhat cooler in ex treme northwest portion Tues day night cooler Wednesday in west and north portions MINNESOTA Generally fair Tuesday night and Wednesday cooler Tuesday night except in extreme southeast portion cool er in east and south portions possible light frost in extreme north portion Tuesday night IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statis tics Maximum Monday 77 Minimum Monday night 49 At 8 a m Tuesday 68 YEAR AGO Maximum 50 Minimum 37 Rain 15 Fred O Ostenrieder wanted the murder of Harold J Dreher Mason City salesman refused to talk of extradition proceedings Tuesday at Eugene Ore as he awaited word from his father in Belvedere Gardens Cal Ostenrieder aged 21 according to police records but 18 to his own admission was identified Sheriff C A Swarts of Eugene said as one of two men wanted for the slaying of Drehcr 45 in July He was arrested at Eugene Ore Sept 13by agents of the Southern Pacific railroad on a charge of burningrailroad lies Swarts said Ostenrieder had served time in Oregon stale peni tentiary for burglary and been ar rested several times on minor charges Ostenrieder denied the killing saying he had been working in Il linois at the time and afterward made his way through Iowa working as a harvest hand Swarts said Ostenrieder said he knows Francis Welsh wanted on the same charge At DCS Moines Federal Dist Atty John Valentine said Osten rieder and Welsh faced federal and state charges in Drehers death Drehers car was found later a Council Bluffs and fingerprints on it resulted in murder warrants against the two men The federa charge was filed because the men ore accused of crossing a state line to avoid prosecution Valentine said V Sheriff Swarts said Osten rieder told him that Welsh the other person sought in the slay ing was in the liobo camp hut disappeared after the railroad agents left The sheriff related he connecie Ostenrieder with the Des Moine slaying through a picture on a po lice circular in the Pendleton Ore jail last weekend The sheriff re turned to Eugene fingerprinteu the suspect compared the print with those on the circular de scription and then confronted Os tenrieder with the circular itself The officer asserted that Osten rieder told him it the picture certainly looks like me In Des Moines police an nounced they would take steps a once to have the suspect roturne to face the charge Dreher middleaged Maso City salesman was slain an thrown into a downtown De Moines street Koosauqua way from a moving automobile shortl after midnight July 26 The slain mans car was foun abandoned at Council Bluffs th following day Telltale fingerprints found on the bloodstained machine were checked against federal burcan of investigation records at Washington D C and on August 7 Assistant Chief Fair Casteliine of the Des iUoines detective department announced Ostenrieder and Welsh were sought for the slaying Drehers watch and some of h clothing were pawned in Omah Nebr the day of his death Th suspects subsequently were re ported seen in widely scattere points in Iowa and in the west The Des Moines police bulleti issued upon information obtaine from F B I records containe fingerprints as well as pictun and a description of the me sought V Ostenrieder was reported have served a 30 day vagranc fixIt FRED OTTO OSTENRIEDER NEW REGIME IN POLAND ABOUT TO BE SET UP Dispatches Indicate Poles Still Holding Out in Warsaw Battle By LLOYD LEIIRBAS CERNAUTI Rumania ports from across the Polish bor der Monday said a new proGer man proRussian regime was about to be established in Poland replacing the government Presi dent Ignace Moscicki Foreign Minister Jozef Beck Marshal Ed ward SmiglyRydz and other Po lish leaders who now are refugees in Rumania ntence in Minneapolis Minn a lort time before the Dreher kill g The Des Moines police depart ent obtained information from ic F B I that Ostenrieder was rrested at Eugene Ore March 1936 for carrying concealed eapons and sentenced to 10 days jail Later the same month the olice said he arrested at alem Ore for burglary and sen cnced to three years in training chool The record also indicated our vagrancy convictions includ ng the pnl Welsh sought with Ostenrieder i the Dreher case was listed y the police as having a record f seven vagrancy convictions be ides a three year term in Nebras a state prison for breaking and ntering Drehers family told police he ad gone to Des Moine to buy urniture the day before he was illed but police were unable to race his movements from the time left a Des Moines department tore just before closing time until is bleeding body was tossed into the street about midnight one at Minneapolis in Developments in European War Fronts By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS tells Britain and France he has no war aims against them but is ready for conflict for seven years if need be with German and Rus sian armies in virtually com plete control of Poland he warns that Poland never again will rise7 as created by Ver sailles treaty nazis and soviet to settle Polish question alone he says BERLIN Informed sources predict Hitler will make pence bid to Britain and France now that Polish resistance is virtual ly broken communique says 50000 prisoners captured end ing nineday battle north Lodz nazi and soviet forces meet near BrestLitovsk LONDON British admiralty accounts for 681 survivors from sunken aircraft carrier Courage ous 579 still missing Britain pledges to prosecute the war with all energy despite soviet march into Poland and British reinforce western front forces French communique reports German attack in Sanrland has been British troops move into Maginot fortifica tions MOSCOW Soviet warships start measures against re maining Polish submarines be lieved hiding in Baltic experts estimate Russia has 2000000 troops on western frontier half of them moving into Poland reports say Germany rushes reinforcements to western front after success in east against Poland CERNATJTI resistance reported continuing only in three scattered around Warsaw west of Lwow and north of Pinsk President Moscicki leaves for refuge near Bulgarian frontier WASHINGTON President Roosevelt asks belligerents to renew pledges against bombing civilians congress prepares for special session on neutrality Thursday Informed persons forecast a new Polish government would immediately sign a peace pact willi Germany and Soviet Rus sia ana accept a redrawing of Polands borders It was said the new state would be a buffer between the two great powers Maps mailed from German showing the expected partition and new sphere influence wen distributed here Polish resistance to Germany overwhelming armed might wa reportedTuesday to have dwind led to three widelyseparated an virtuallysurrounded armies Dispatches indicated the Poles still were holding out at War satv along ihe Sail river west of Lwow and in the sector be tween Bialystok anil Pinsk but the plight of the defenders was said to be desperate Lwow capital of the Polis Ukraine is approximately 21 miles southeast of Warsaw an about the same distance south Pinsk Bialystok is about 110 mile northeast of Warsaw The three Polish armies we said to be operating as individua units without direction from th Polish general staff which Mon day followed government leader across the Rumanian border The desperately fighting Pole also were reported practicall without aerial assistance Most the Polish air forcealready ha been destroyed or interned Rumania yr Polish government leaders wh halted here in their flight befor the advancing German force were reported Monday on the wny by separate routes to Bucha rest from where it was said the might go to Paris President Ignace MoscicUi en trained Monday night for Craiova near the Bulgarian frontier where he was given permission to reside with Foreign Minister Josef Beck Beck left here by motor and Mar shal Edward SmiglyRydz de parted by way of Bikaz in the Carpathian mountains A bitter argument between Beck and SmiglyRydz on an undisclosed subject occurred at the Ccrnauti station as they bade farewell to Moscicki The army leader ignoring Becks aides stalked off to his automobile Recreation Bond Issue s Defeated Lacks by 4 Per Cent of Having Required 60 Per Cent of Votes The proposed bond issue i aid in financing the purchase nd development of a municipal ccreation area failed by 4 per ent to pass in a hotly contested lection in Mason City Monday The vote was YES 1822 NO 14X3 Of those voting 5G per cenl avored the proposal but Jowa equires that CO per cent shal rote Yes in order for a bond issue o be legal The vote was 100 heavier than n the April 27 election when the turned down the proposa by casting only 52 per cent favor able ballots The issue gained 152 votes com pared with the April election vhile there were 46 less No votes iut the change over was not heavy enougli to change the ultimate re iUlt The proposal gained voles in every one of the eight precinct while the No votes increased i hree Only precinct however t show a marked change in senti ment was the first of the fourt ward where the proposal ve ceived a favorable majority of 5 per cent Monday compared wit a 47 per cent favorable vote April The vote by precincts was follows Vole 3GO IP 2P IP 2P IP 2P IP 2P 1W 1W 2W 2W 3W 4W 465 600 402 47fi 439 348 174 Yes 250 341 338 177 279 171 195 No 110 124 2C2 222 Ins 268 1G2 100 SAYS GERMANY REPARED FOR 7 YEARS WAR Assures France and Britain He Has No War Aims Against Them Hitler as sured France and England Tuesday that he had no war lims against them but de clared that Poland as created jy the treaty of Versailles never again will rise He warned the western powers that Germany never would capitulate and was prepared for as much as seven years of war if neces sary In a speech of an hour and 14 minutes one of his best oratorical efforts the Ger man fuehrer dwelt at length on what he called his efforts to bring about friendly rela tions w i t h Britain and France He spoke as the of his first visit to Danzig since he gathered the former free city into the reich and of a renzied welcome by the popu Totals 3264 J822 1433 There were nine spoiled ballots LOOK INSIDE FQR w Polish refugees streaming across the frontier offered an increasing problem to Rumanian authorities The Cernauti chief of police esti mated at least 100000 already had crossed Polish staff officers and foreign military observers estimated Po lish army losses during the 18 days of bitter fighting at 50000 to 100000 killed The same sources estimated German losses at 35000 to 50000 killed Little was known here concern ing fighting around Warsaw where a radio broadcast Monday night was broken off suddenly during a talk by Col Vaclav Lipinski 25th Special Session of Congress to Meet WASHINGTON spe cial session of congress convening Thursday will be the 25th ex traordinary meeting of that body since its organization 150 years ago The greatest number of spe cial sessions have been summoned by Woodrow Wilson and Frank lin D each CHARLES M SCHWAB Chairman of Bethlehem Steel Corporation Dies PAGE 2 Beaver Creek Church Plans 3 Day Program STATE PAGE Reds Use Castoffs to Hang at Top of Ranks SPORTS PAGE Senator Bridges Says Congress Should Meet Until War Is Ended MILWAUKEE Wis ator HStyles Bridges R N H believes congress should stay in session until the end of the Euro pean war so that the power ti make decisions will not rest on one man Great Britain lias announced officially preparations for a wa of at least three years duration Bridges has been mentioned s a possible 1930 presidential can didate and is now touring mid western and western states t sound the political situation ace V Hillcr declared hat Ger many and Russia Europes two greatest nations in stead of being troublemak ers are going to organize peace in the east In the west and south lie isserted Germany made im ortant concessions hoping to ing about definite peace in iiropc We believe we would have been successful had downright war agi ators not always upset our ef forts he shouted Hitler said soviet Russia con urred in his promise that the 3oland of the postVersailles days would not rise again As Eu hvo greatest nations Russia and Germany are the only ones entitled to reestablish law ind order in eastern Europe Referring to British assertions that the war might last for three years Hitler said it will be de pendent upon us if tiie war lasts that long Jt it should last llircc years the wort capitulation will not stand at its end nor will it stand at the end of the fourth fifth sixth or seventh year for they allies are not facing a Ger many of BcthmannHollwcjr the 1914 German but a Germany of Fricdrician time meaning Frederick the V Russia entered Poland only to protect her minorities Hitler said1 The attempted agreement between Russia and England had failed he continued but Germany and Rus sia had come to an agreement But 1 wish to make one ex planation1 he said Russia will remain what it is and Germany will remain what it is We have mndc the greatest and ADOLF HITLER Fight 1 Years ;