Mason City Globe Gazette Newspaper Archives

- Page 1

Issue Date:
Pages Available: 16

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 27, 1940

Get Access to These Newspapers Plus 2.17+ Billion Other Articles

OCR Text

Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 27, 1940, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XLVI ASSOCIATED PRESS AfJD UNITED PRESS PUli UEASED WIRES MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 27 1940 THIS pAPEn CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 306 L j A THRONGS GREET WILLKIE Japan Italy k J ny Sign Pact AGREE TO FIGHT 10 Year Military and Economic Treaty Is Signed Before Hitler By LOUIS P LOCHNER Italy1 and Japan welded a new totalitarian bloc Friday with a oneforall and allforone pledge of aid against any new enemy entering either the European or China States With Adolf Hitler as an on looker the RomeBerlin foreign ministers and the Japanese am bassador to Berlin signed a sol emn 10 year military and eco nomic treaty declaring the readl ness of the three governments to people as worldscale battle comrades Advance preparations for such an eventuality were written into the treaty by an immediate un dertakingfar joint technical con bultalions by representatives of the three The three powers formally di vided tplieies of world influence Japan being recognized ab the leader in founding a new oider in greater east Asia and Germany and Italy for establishment of a new order in Europe The three powers affirmed that the terms m no way affect the po of the German government and the Italian and Japanese em bassies The scene ol the pact signing was one already familiar to for eign correspondents thc big gilded hall ot ambassadors in the new chancellery Two huge the U S S R The pact brings together the original membership of ihe anti comlutern accord but goes in finitely further than the old agreement to exchange luforma 1ion for curbing activities ot in ternational communists As for their world front the T3 pledged three contracting powers is at to U S ImpIiedTWith Pledge of Mutual Aid U S Anticipated Treaty and Policy Accordingly vi it lit w i u diluent Ij L nUgP rf KUJ i crystal candelabra cast a festive OJ5SJip which has long existed in light on thestate ceremonies effect and which the United light on thestate ceremony At the farther end the hall next to the door to offices of the a long table with microphones and three leather cen ter one for German Foreign Min ister von Ribbentrop the one to his right for Italian Foreign Min ister Ciano and the one to his left for Saburo Kurusu Japanese am bassador to Germany Bernedalfd and uniformed military and diplomatic repre sentatlves ranked back nt the chairs formed an impressive background for signature of the farrcibchinff grreement The three powers agreed in the creation of a hew order in Eur ope and the greater Asiatic realm that they would suppoit each other mutually with all economic and military means should they be attacked by any power not at belligerent in the Euro pean or far eastern conflicts in Home declared the pact was intended to forestall United Slates enlry into the Eur opean conflict Geimany and Italy agreed that Japan would be recognized by them as the leader in the creation i Japan in and Ger The agreement set forth spe cifically that in no way was the individual lelationship between any of the contracting parties and Soviet Russia to be affected The new treaty was announced one of the most pretentious ceremonies of the nazi regime iemonies 01 me nazi regime As lor thenworld front the ForeiSn diplomats the foreign the white house whether ihe 10 Tokio Berlin Rome signatories atd German press and other dig treaty was unexpected re pledged to assist one another Caries gathered in the great re Plled yes and no but did not elab with all political economic anri ception hall in Adolf Hitlers orate with all political economic and ceptOn hall in Adolf Hitlers military means when one of the chancellery while thc general out thrCf nmroi line Of tllP ne he was read authouties jn Rome indicated plainly that the pact meant a united front against any attempt by the United States to interfeie with them in any territory they consdder their living space Spain herself apparently ready to cast her lot with these three mightier nations rejoiced in hoipress at Japans signing on the dotted line and typical of the comment was this United States faces the altetnalhe nf tenounung its plars or of intervening im mediately against thenew lo laliUujan allies without await ing exocuticn of its giandioe rearmament program One newspaper cautioned Roosevelt Refuses to Make Comments Officials Unsurprised WASHINGTON said Friday that Japans al ts with the GermanItalian axis merely made clear a rela Siates had taken intoaccourit in determining ils owu policies Hull made this comment in a brief formal statement to a press conference Previously President Koosevelt had told reporters he could not say anything about thc pact siencd Friday in Berlin he cause he had received nothing official on if Hulls statement follows The reported agreement of al liance does not in thc view of the government of the United States substantially alter a situation which has existed for several years the Slliance merely makes clear to all a re lationship which has long existed in effect and towhich this gov ernment has iepcatcdly called at That such an agreement has been in process of conclusion has been u ell know n for some time and that faU has been taken into account by the of thc United States in Die delei pf this countrys policies Hull leCused lo elabovale in nny way on thisstatement asserting that he did not desue to be cross examined Thc secretary said that hehad seen the British ambassador Lord Lothian during thc morn ing but that the conference re lated to Jhe location of the ah and naval base sites recently acquired from Great Britain in the Atlantic and not to the Ber linKoraeToklo action Mr Roosevelt when asked at BRITISH CLAIM 122NAZIPLANES ARE SHOT DOWN Defense Operates With New Fury as 600 Raiden Make Trips LONDON UP war planes attacked all England by the howling hundreds Fiiday in one ofthe mightiest aerial offensives et launched in the long battle for Biitain and late in the after noon at least 122 of the raiders had been officially declared shot down The defense thus was operating with a fury not seen rn nearly two weeks Great air battles were fought in the sight of observers In southwest London during one raid when black antiaircraft hursts pitted thc skies from a furious barrage and cheers broke from crowds when plumes ofsmoke tolifof hllyoWisaiiic of the100 plBries Reports from south of London said bombers escorted by fight ers crossed the Dorsetcoast in at least two waves of 50 planes each and werehotly attacked Six of these were reported falling tut o tiic m plumes of fiic One was said United States in the delerminmg have exploded in the ur when of this Lonntrvc nniiinc hit directly by shell A communique planes were lost in Fridays fight ing out that 10 of thc pilots were safe Our fighters inleiccpled sev tacked by a power not at present several languages over a world invoivcd in Ihe European wai or wide tarilo hookup designed to let in ihe CruneteJjpincse conflict tlle whole woi Id know uhat was That was thc kernel of the pii1 afoot V Signatories of the nacl were Joachim von IUbbentrop Ger man foreicn minister Count Galcazzo Ciano Italian foreign minister and Saburo Kurusu Japanese ambassador to Berlin Von Ribbenfrop addressing the assembled diplomats and journa lists following the reading of the pact warned Any nation which intends to mix in the joint affairs of the con tractois of the new agreement will have to meet the compact power of the three untied nations of 250000000 people Ciano ailived by piano iiomj Munich for he ceiemony of sig natuic Fog held up his plane and j Informally however officials made it clear that such a devel opment had been anticipated here They noted that the Jap cnese press commenting on the actionof President Roosevelt iii prohibiting scran iron exports Thursday said that the embargo Placed the United States defin itely on Britains side eral enemy attacks in tbe south of England and inflicted severe losses particularly in the neigh borhood of London it said Flatly Claim Treaty Aimed at America By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS With tluee btvokes or the pn Germany Italy and Japan Friday formulated a world viding Europe and the orient into socalled spheies ot and sounded j thinly veiled wain ine fo the United States to keen out ot the In Tokioa Japancse foreign office spokesman quickly de clared that the new alliance does not mean Japan is going to enter thc European war are not going to attack any country he said The spokesman said too that Japan still has not abandoned hope of composing her differences wilh the United Slates Axis spokesmen said flatly that the agreement was aimed at fore stalling possible United States entry into the conflie Immediate repercussions in Washington presented a mild tone There was little surprise United States officials indi cated that there would be no softening of the United States Btand agalnstdtetutbanc status quo in the Pacific Adolf Hitler witnessed the sign ing of the pact which in effect was a blunt hands off warning to the United States against any militaiy paiticipation either in Europe 01the far oast The key cause m the 6pomt agreement apparentlywas this Geimany Italy and Japan un dertake to assist one another with all political economic and mili tary means when one of the three contacting poueis is attacked by a power at present not involved in theEuropean war or rh the SinoJapanese conflict Japan L repeatedly had com plained against alleged outside interference by the United In Japans socalled le gitimate expansion thrusts in Ihe orient and In Toklo Friday theinfluential newspaper Asahi declared a clash with America now seems Inevitable Posters were plastered near the United States embassy in Toluo proclaiming German raiders over Britain were estimated at 600 up to evening Most of them roared over the southeast coast but it was estimated thatonly 50 or 60 of them penetrated to London At he same lime the airmin i s t r y declared particularly heavy damage was inflicted iii mass attacks on Lfr Havre on Kiel the German naval base and terminus of the vital Kiel canal and other military objectives in northwest Germany The Bitfeh alfo singled out sppcc of anyof the Germanys internal waterways Ion novels would meet an foices of allies Japan wont permit Britain or the United States to interfeie in east Asia A fascist spokesman in Home said that the tiiputite agicc vas warning lo those who ne thinking ton lightly of pushing their h daii Reioiis adventure and that nny attempt to encroachon Thousands Cheer Willkie at Iowa Falls Von Ribbentrop described the To neuhal the most who are intending tocontinue and so big thatshe would be unable to come to Britains aid in the Atlantic or Mediterranean The Japanese navy is the worlds thivd largest almost equal to the Ger man and Italian combined If the United Staleswants tpfc in the present war she fight on two fronts and be pre pared to join battle against 250000000 Teutons Latins and in effect was thc meaning of the threepower pact While no pailicular nation mentioned it a Llenr to the audience at thc palatial chancellery for the signing rcrc niony thnl the pact was intended is to America Tile au dience consisted of some 200 new to spread thiswar1 The German foreign minister said specifically of Soviet Rus sia The three powers have es tablished that neither the exist ing relations with Russia nor thc relations with Russia which arc to be established arc to be touched in any way Under thc treaty Japan spe cifically agreed to leave European affairs in the hands of Germany and Italy but equally and peihaps even moie so in view of thc fact that a sreatci portion t of llio British and French colonial I possessions arcin Hie far At the Crossroads Wendell L Wllllcic republican presidential nominee Is seen at the microphone as he addressed a huge throng in Falls Friday morning In the background from left to right arc Mrs Wlllkie anil Miss Merle Lindsten of Coe college Drake relays beauty nueen last year lock photos Kayenay engravings DEMOCRACY IN PERIL STATES G 0 P NOMINEE 15000 at Iowa Falls Hear Candidate Hits Indispensable Man BjSTAFF REPRESENTATIVE IOWA impressively to his audience of 15000 atBates pavk in Iowa Falls Friday morning Wendell L AVillkie republi can presidential asked the voters to realize wjien they went to ihe polls this Tall that the American way of living was the issue and urged them not to follow one indispensable leader Referring to his oppo ncnt President Roosevelt the tousleheaded candidate declared I do not think he wants to be a dictator I think he is sincere in his motives but no democracy can survive the indispons abilhy of one man he emphasized His reference to the presi dent came as he was relating reasons for the fall of democracies in world history When a man arises to whom the people become magically attracted they follow him Woman Dragged 20 feet Behind Train JOWA il U HyatL Marshalllowii Marshall county republican chairwom an was dragged 20feel behindthe Wrllkie special liani Fiiday but suffered onty minor biuises Hei foot slipped as she altemptDd In braid the haiti ds it pulled out of here quickly Kd Willkie brulhciof the IP publican piObidentiil nominee and Rudolph McLaughlm New York detective attempted to grab her and pull her on to tiie icar plittorm but wete unsuccessful Sho i cleaned her grip and thp tiam stopped a short distance down Ihc track She lan down to board il fn COrfr AWil50n is conversing with Iowas allAmerican football star Nile Kin nick In the above photo The picture was tak the rally held for L jVillkte Mr Vlitlkiev as introduced bv Kinnick TIGERS FACE FRUIT BARRAGE CLEVELAND An unruly inidtely 20 ODD inniifUcs patked into llic Ictt lictd stands vherc liicy let one of the biggest fiuil nnd cvegelable barrages ever HI i major league ball park The ladies then threw ba u 1111 wujwij Mitiiiis coin without Hip fruitthrowing crowd of nearly can nd lemons at the Tigers for 50000 congregated in thc big lake ncaly 15 minutes Thc iopl had U to Cleveland Indians make their last dilch stand against the leaguc lesding Dctioit Tigcis It was ladies day with appiox tlle no the tr lUlli Hank Giecnbcig and sevcial of the Detroit ixljyeis picked up the flint rnul 1oscd it backin the Irfdlps Irtp Drcsidentfal nom Eslesiufk in Iowa Tigers Indians SCORE BY INNINGS 1234 56789 R down Lhe road oi the pensable he said w v Then this man who lias such great power becomes surrounded with men who enjoy that power and wish more of it It makes him destructive to the democratic way of life 1 beg ill or you lowans not to be misled on Unj blind ioid ol economic depiction uliuh can Icid only It the rnlmr of cic moeiHty iii the UniledSlates Surely democracy in country of 130000000 has failpd if nc do not have thousands nf men qualified for any one posi tion of trust In privalc or public life Hcic the irptjbiicait bannci cainer launched a chaige that the new deal had been taken over by a defeatist philosophy Were bcmirtold he Said that all we tan do is duide 1111 whu we have If that is o it completely contiaryto the doc trine I been taught all mv life docliine 1 wa fiist tiuEhl m loun vciy rnuilt liko I0wi tdtk i typnal imdweslein com munity I look ihcjtl nd I bnlicie Ulrt I tan lead the Umtwl SUles lo a load ol pcjce iircpuedntss anr piopcuty If we go down tlP other iodd meetings such as tins 1 hkc fotlieir veiv be impossible in this touutiy in a fcw I he waincd he opened his address the nominee told the thousands Sathered In the park You rep resent all Huts fine in Amerl can life It in a community very much like this and In a similar agricultural area that 1 grew up the IOHII of KushvWc Ind 1 think you people in tlnt plUt or the countiy can iiiideiitand mv language and I vanl to speak with you r have ijavelcd 6000 mile thus fiiduvinj niy campaign and in speaking lt hun of thousands of I iuue foundthe cxpencnce one oolh stimulating and iobeiing fi ty When t lomo t a lou u tike till I I1UC 1 flcLllf ut itllglOLs dodiLalioii in the Uwl I hno Ihc dcqun lo tell you is ihe election this fall ;