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2 Holiday, March 20, 1941 MASOX CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Fritz von Maimslein's chance ot saving any substantial part or his German forces was reported glimmering as the red army swept across Bessarabia in a race to- waid the Prut. Ha vine expended the bulk of Us south Ukraine armored forces in treat battles, Mannsleiu now faced the seemingly hopeless task of fuidine entire fresh armies to throw in the r*ith of the onrush- inr Soviets. Moscow said that as the situation stood Monday. Mannslcin had lost the Ukraine and was losing Bessarabia, with the red army shouldering its way up to the base of the Carpathians. His disastrous offense threatened the Germans with the collapse of all their lines inside Russia proper, soviet dispatches said, and raised grave doubts of the nazi ability to re-establish control of the situation anywhere cast of Central Poland. Marshal Ivan Konev's advance cavalry was reported 40 miles from the Rumanian frontier along the Prut on a widening front between Mogilev Podolski and So- roki. More significant, spearheads were moving toward the vital rail junction of Balti, the capture of which would virtually make impossible the movement of German troops in northern Bessa- rabia. The Russians held one of three Dniester rail crossings and had a grip on the outskirts of Mogilev Podolski. a second, leaving only the south Bessarabian junction of Tighina f r e e for German troop movements. The Dniester crossing obviously unhinged all German positions to the cast. Moscow reports said. The complete collapse of German defenses in the Nikolacv and Odessa areas was regarded as assured. . Soviet dispatches said s o m e German troops were arriving in Bulgaria from the Crimea, apparently signalizing the start of the evacuation of the Black sea peninsula which was isolated save by sea. Fire Causes Damage to Brooder House, Kills Three Chicks Fire originating from a defective brooder stove killed 3 baby chickens and caused mostly inside damage to the Leaman Forshee brooder house, 648 8th S. E., at 11:35 o'clock Sunday morning, the Mason City fire 'department announced. Firemen used 1 line of I',', inch hose and 2 lines of booster hose plus 230 gallons of water in extinguishing the blaze, officials revealed. GAKRETSOX, 13. DIES Waterloo,' (/Pj--George Garretson, 72, former president of the Iowa Slate bank before it merged with the National bank, died Saturday night of .1 heart ailment. Spring Suits Topcoats that are packed with important style and quality at $28- 50 to $65-°° There's new dash . . . new style . . . in every line of our new spring suits and topcoats . . . but there's something that is very old-fashioned about them land you're going to cherish it, too) and that's the famous old Abel Son quality that lasts and saves through many and many a season . . . GENTLEMEN Come In! The home of famous quality Hickey-Freeman Clothes. Timely Clolhcs. Society Brand Clothes. Adler-Rochcstcr Clothes. Slerlingworth Clothes. Bostonian Shoes. Manhattan Shirts. Dobbs Hats. «·--~^T-^ = ^~ ^-~ := = : -tt^-^- Urns furnishings. 2frJs ^- One Man's Opinion (Continued from Pate'l) sentences from an address given by him a few weeks ago: "Nations are facts of history, just as physical and other- facts with which science is concerned, and if we mean to build surely we shall build the future international structure on these fads of science and of history. We shall leave untouched the national sovereignty of the state and all it legitimately implies -- territory, flag, language, culture, political and administrative inititutions-- in fact all that the term 'self determination' connotes. "But over aud above all will be an international regime of law and order which will maintain w-ace and guarantee lo each state the peaceful pursuit of each its own life free from fear of aggression . by its neighbors, in fact a regime under which the aggressor will be an outlaw to be dealt with by the international authority as such." ''HERE we have in rather concise · language the case for a revived league. It will be designed to pre- erve national sovereignty, on the one hand, and to apply the force of international law on aggressor nations, on the other. But the question arises immediately: "That ivas the intent of the original league. Why didn't it work?" And that's a question which must be answered. IT'S A satisfying augury that 1 those most closely identified with the old league are freest to admit its shortcomings. Carl 3. Hambro, last presiding officer of the, league, admitted some of these to me not so many months ago. One was the faulty allocation of voting strength to the constituent nations; another was the league's failure to attract United States into membership; still.another was the failure to provide adequate means for effectively dealing with aggressor nations. F° R MONTHS the executive committee of the league of nations union has been addressing itself to a study of those shortcomings which doomed the old league to failure. Recently it made public a proposed draft for the future international authority, designed to eliminate those deficiencies in the original covenant. In its overall outline, however, it bears some striking resemblance. Of special interest are the sections having to do with the enforcement of peace. Section 9 calls for the creation of a defense committee of the international authority ( a n o t h e r term of league) cloaked with power to "use their whole strength to prevent or stop any act ot aggression." Specific safeguards are provided against hasty or arbitrary action, however, in the next article which enjoins the defense committee from proceeding except "after approval by the majority of the council or assembly." In another section provisions are offered for the appointment by the defense committee of a general staff to advise on technical matters, authority to put forward proposals "for the general limitation and supervision of armaments" and a study to determine '-whether it is desirable to have an international air force." A ETICLE 13 pledges the league rt not to use force in the settlement of international disputes except as a last resort. It also pledges member nations not to ive aid or comfort to any power guilty of any actual or threatened aggression and grants permission to any member to bring io the attention of the central organization any condition of international affairs which threatens peace or the good understanding between nations. Article 14 of the suggested league draft outlines the machinery of appeal to the permanent court of international justice or to a tribunal of arbitration agreed on between the parties. In no case," says this section, "shall cither parly to the dispute take or encourage hostile action on behalf of its claim unless authorized to do so by- a two-thirds majority of the assembly." Hope for eventual admittance to the league of our axis enemy nations is contained in this provision from Art. 1: "Any. state may become a member of the. authority which has satisfied Iwo-thirtls of the assembly that (a) It has f u l l control of its international relations and. (b) It accepts and will carry out the declaration and other provisions herein contained." Two years notice would be required for withdrawal. tion. success will be assured, it is reasoned by these league proponents. 0 F - C '"' 111 COURSE, the great question tions is: "What will America do? Our role in the peace after the last war wasn't forgotten. After assuming a leadership in the organization of the league, our spokesman was repudiated, his works wiped out, by the legislative branch of government. What assurance can other nations have today that this performance will not be repeated? To say the least, that's a logical question. The one most encouraging sign in answering that question is that it is uot being looked upon as a partisan matter, as it was 35 years ago. In congressional resolution, passed by overwhelming vote, and in party declaration, an intent lo place America's influence back of a program to establish aud maintain a just and lasting peace has been stated in unequivocal terms. Interestingly enough some who have been identified as ''isolationist" have been outspokenly for. the revived league of nations approach. In this connection, I'm thinking particularly of Senator Robert A. Taft. Certainly it is to be hoped that our president, whoever he may be, will keep it ever before him that whatever commitments are made must be approved by the senate--and by two-thirds vote. There's a need for pronounced partnership relations as between the executive and the legislative branches in matters pertaining to foreign policy. THE WHOLE subject is one * which should be approached in a realistic way. For one thing, it should be recognized that there's one and only one common bond in the world today. That's the wish to avoid another war. All nations--even Germany and Japan--know that war is bad business. That's the fact that must be kept ever in miud. It is upon that foundational fact that a lasting peace can be built. If we try to broaden that base very much, we're going to be in bad trouble. Some day we may be able to Christianize the world. Some day we may be able to make the world safe for democracy. Some day we may be able to guarantee freedom for every individual. Some day we may be able to vouchsafe, economic security, for every human being. But, in my opinion, it is to prove fatal if we make goals a structural part of going these the world peace organization. It's enough to assume that a durable peace is attainable because the world wants a durable peace and has some helpful guideposts from experience. With war banished from the earth, man's social and economic welfare automatically will be greatly elevated. Ail KEY AREAS IN ADMIRALTIES WON BY ALLIES Quantities of Material Are Captured With Victory at Lorengau Allied Headquarters, Southwest Pacific. (.T) -- American soldiers swept the Japanese out of Loren- gau, the enemy's Admiralty islands headquarters, Saturday to climax a speedy offensive tor control of the northern gateway to the Bismarck sea. Capture of Loreiigau and quan- titles of Japanese arms and equipment in the key Manus island stronjrhold'"completes tlie occupation ot all viUl areas in the Admiralties." Gen. Douglas MacArthur said in Monday's commun- ique. The enemy abandoned hundreds of their dead as they gave way before veteran dismounted troopers of ihe first cavalry division and fled southward with Ihe victors in |mrsuil. · The Japanese fiercely contested (he Americans' advance through a bunker system which encircled the town. The cavalrymen with iank support destroyed 75 bunkers and American destroyers firing from Seadler harbor helped the ground troops wipe out the last resistance. Continuously the losers since the Americans landed on Los 1 Negros Island in the Admiralties feb. 29, Ihe Japanese have "nothing left worth defending," in the islands. said a headquarters spokesman. Control of the Admiralties gives the allies two airdromes and a fleet anchorage in Seadler harbor, all approximately 700 statute miles southwest of Truk. the enemy's hi? naval and supply base in the central Pacific. These ad- VITELL. that in brief is what is vance points also are 1.300 miles ** proposed. The plan is. and ! from the Philippines, can be. no more than tentative. Mom-jle airdrome was captured Before it s accepted, there must | the day of the lauding on Los iS of minds on the part | N egros a|lt | Loren(jau airstrip fell to the Americans last Thursday, the day after they came ashore on Manus island, adjacent to Los Negros to Ihe west. Liberator heavy . bombers and navy Catalina patrol p l a n e s pounced on a Japanese convov Praponcnts of the revived league ^^i"?,TMTM^TM S± of the nations of the world. There may be, probably will be. some changes. But in the main. I think this outline may be followed. There must be a regard and correction of the demonstrated weaknesses of the original league. FIRST PHOTO OF ARGENTINE QUINTUPLETS--These 5 chubby babies are the Argentine quintuplets born to benor and Senora Franco DiHgenti on July 11 1943 They are (1. to r.): Carlos Alberto, Mafia Esther, JIaVia (Per"Big Bill" Thompson, Once Mayor of Chicago, Is Dead Chicago, (U.R)--William K. "Big Bill" Thompson, former mayor of Chicago who caused an international furor in 1927 when he threatened to punch the late King George V "in the snoot" if he ever came here, died Sunday night as the# # * A * * « c a e , , l t ~f L*n.*..t ...... .1,1.. 1 .1 _ ' · "^ '^ '** result of heart trouble brought x. by a cold. Thompson, who was 74 years old. died in his suite at the Blackstone hotel near the center of the loop, the noisy, boisterous heart of the city where the name "Big Bill" was formerly a household word. Thompson, a native of Boston, first was elected mayor in 1915 and served 2 terms, until 1923, when he was succeeded by William E. Dever. However, the sensational rise of powerful and warring .gangs during the Dever administration opened the way for "Big Bill" to run again. He was re-elected in 1927 on an "America First" program. H was then, while taking a stand against foreign alliances in any form, that Thompson stirred up an international furor by ordering the destruction of all pro-British books in Chicago's schools and libraries. He damned the late King George V in. the colorful Thompson language and threatened to "punch the king in the snoot" if he ever came to Chicago. He never de- serted'his hard and fast stand on republican politics and never lost bin "hate Britain" attitude. Thompson was one of the most colorful politicians of his generar lion. He was a big man who did things in a big way. In the 1920's. he organized a Boosters' club to spend 51,000.000 advertising Chicago. Thompson was bom May 14, 1369, and came to Chicago with his parents when he was still a baby. He left school when he was 14 years old and went to Montana to punch cows. He also worked oil ranches in Colorado and Wyoming atid once managed a Nebraska cattle ranch for 3 years. In 1392, he returned .to Chicago and started his political career as an alderman 8 years later. Thompso'n had lived in virtual retirement since his defeat in 1931 when he made a feeble attempt to gain the mayoralty for the fourth time. His successor was the lafe Anton ,1. Cermak, who WHS wounded fatally by an assassin in Florida. approach insist that the fact of the league's failure to avert the present war is in no sense condemning. They recall that America's own first attempt at a confederation was a rather dismal failure. Bui out of that failure our constitution was born. In this parallel the old league is the confederation failure, the revived Icncuc the successful constitution. j If contemporary statesmen ai- 'proach t h e i r assignment with the ! same courage and vision that ! marked the constitutional conven- lanclia. off the north coast ot Xcw Guinea, before dawn Saturday, sinking a 3,000 ton freighter and damaging a destroyer and a 5.000 ton cargo ship. In the eighth raid in as many consecutive days on the Japanese base at Wewak, allied bombers dropped more than 200 tons of explosives, bringing the total for the raids to around 1.200 ton?. There was no interception. Bny War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. DIES IN FLORIDA Tampa. Fla.. (IP)--Samuel Emory Thomason, publisher of the Tampa Tribune and the Chicago Daily Times, died Sunday night. He was business manager of the Chicago Tribune before launching the Times in 1929. W H O *EI NFTTWURK IM« KllnrT'lr, . M O N D A Y RMo Kaltcnborp 7:00 CVc'dc nf Am. ":W1 Barlow Conceit 3:00 Tel. Hour B:30 Dr. I. Q. 9:00 C'n'fd. Hr. 9:30 Info. Pl'se. 10:00 Victory Tnii5 TUESDAY -iLot) JCITV Smilh S:M Al fc Mary t.cc 6:0i Heaven. Home B:l" Ken. Bed 6:SO Farm News !M5 Jerry. Zclrta ~:W1 Drcicr 7:35 Time to Sliinc T.r.O Ncu-s 7:4o Uncle Slati 3:00 Rev. TTd'p. 3:l."t Jim Day E V E N I N G 10:15 New? 10:4.J Mem. Music 11:00 News: Music I T : I o St. Lou. Scr. 11:30 London Col. 11:45 Music. News 12:00 Stories MORMST. 8:30 New» B:J5 Allen R o t h 9:00 Lora Law:on 9:13 N'eivs 9:X Help M»tr 9:^' Stnr Pl'ytrsc. 10:00 Roart of Life 10:13 Vic. Sade IC:.TO Bmve T'in'w. 10:45 David-Hanun 11:0(1 Judy. Jane WILLIAM H. THOMPSON Buy War Savings .Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. lianda, Maria Christina and Franco. The circumstances of the birth of the babies are surrounded with mystery since the parents kept it secret to avoid publicity. This photo was radioed from Buenos Aires to New York. Mrs. J. F. Hagen Dies at Home; Mason City Resident for 24 Years Mrs. J. F. Hagen, 83, died at her home, 1502 S. Pennsylvania in Mason City. Saturday afternoon at 2:45. She was born July 16, I860, in Germany, and has been a resident of Mason City for 24 years. She is survived by her husband, 2 sons. John and Frederick;' 5 daughters, Mrs. Walter Broers Mrs. Bardell Weeis, Mrs. Sam Bridgeford, Mrs. William Bergman and Mrs. Fred Bruns; 12 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. The funeral will be Tuesday afternoon at the St. James Lutheran church, the Rev. O. Mall officiating. Burial will be in the Rockwell cemetery. The Patterson funeral home is in charge. 2 lowans Are Among Victims of Air Crash - Tucson, Ariz.. (O)--Ten Hamilton Field. Cal., army airmen were killed Saturday afternoon when their B-24 liberator bomber crashed in the Santa Catalina mountain range about 32 miles northeast of Tucson. Col. L. K. Rich, commanding officer of Davis-jVIonthan army air base here, identified the dead as including Staff Sgt. Lloyd G. Kadel, Minden. Iowa, and Sgt. Charles W. Bishop, Norwalk, Iowa. Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. with PAT PATTERSON 12:30 p. m. TUES., THURS., SAT. Sponsored by CARGILL FEEDS, INC. M IRIAM HOPKINS, Franchot Tone and Chester Morris star in .a radio adaptation of the movie, "The Hard Way," which Cecil B. DeMille presents on the Theater" over T*?-; "Lux Radio KGLO - CBS Marsh Will Speak on "For the Living Dead" The Rev. George O. Marsh will speak on "For the Living Dead" as the Preaching Mission continues at the Kirst Christian church. Monday evening, besmnins at 7:30. Mrs. Ella Mason will give nn art interpretation of the picture A 'The Wise and Foolish Virgins'* by Azamkre. Mi's. Marsh and Mrs. Joe Jenkins will sing a duet. Monday from Hollywood. A gripping drama of a driving ambition, "The Hard Way" casts Miss Hopkins as a girl from a coal town who pushes her younger sister fame and fortune in the theater. Conflict and climax come when the sisters fall in love same man. * * * "qMIE CONSTANT NYMPH," with Charles Boycr, ·*· Maureen O'SuIlivan and Alexis Smith in the leading; roles, will be presented on the "Screen Guild Players" program over KGLO-CBS Monday from 9 lo 9:30 p. m. Truman Bradley is maslrr of ceremonies for the program. The orchestra is conducted by Wilbur Hatch and Kill Lawrence directs. * * * MERMAN, who recently closed a -L^ successful run in the Broadway musical "Something for the Boys," reveals the story of her climb to fame as she dines and talks with Ed Sullivan, nationally-known columnist, on KGLO-CBS' "Ed Sullivan Entertains" program, Monday at 6:15 p. m. The program originates at New York's famous,''21 Club.'' * * * D AGWOOD BUMSTEAD leaves his employer and becomes the "idle" of his fam- ily in "Blondie's Husband Quits His Job" over KGLO-CBS Monday at 9:30 p. m. He leaves his boss, J. 0. Dithers out on a limb. As a matter of fact the limb is one that Dithers breaks during the violent disruption of business. But all is well that ends well, as someone once said in a book, and the episode comes to a happy conclusion for dialers and cast alike. * * * A PROGRAM devoted lo the music of Josef Haydn is presented by the Columbia Concert orchestra, Bernard Herrmann conducting, on "Gateways to Music." musical series of KGLO-CBS' "American School of the. Air" Tuesday at 2:30 p. m. * * * P ARKS JOHNSON and Warren Hull take their KGLO-CBS "Vox Pop" microphone to Melville, R. I., Monday at 7 p. m., to interview the crews of the U. S. navy's lethal little PT boats, from the motor torpedo boat squadron training center. "Vox Pop," which has devoted itself entirely to bringing weekly interviews to the nation from bases ond places devoted to the war---in se'rvice or supply--presents the PT boat crewmen as something of a sequel to last week's broadccst, which came from a plant where the "Potent Terrors" are built. * * * M ISS THELMA ESTAVEZ, IOWA STATE COLLEGE STUDENT FROM MONTEVIDEO URUGUAY. WHO IS IN MASON CITY FOR A NUMBER OF DAYS SPEAKING BEFORE VARIOUS Y W. C. A. ORGANIZATIONS. WILL TALK ON THE KGLO FORUM TUESDAY FROM 5:15 TO 5:25 P. M. · KGLO-CBS DAILY PROGRAM SCHEDULES · Monday P. M. 4:nO Kim \vilh Dunn. CBS 4:30 Sinn Along. CBS *:5 American W o m e n , V V r i f l f y G u m . j CBS | o;00 KGLO Forum 5:10 Hour* Ahead 5:13 Lynn Murray's Orchestra and Chor- iis. Squibb Co., CBS 5:30 Sports Camera SMS World Tod»y. General Electric. CBS S:» Mean in ir of the News. B. F. G o o d - rirb. CBS Ciftn Nw of the Nation. P. G. t E. · Patterson) *»:!. ti* Sulltran EnlerUins, Mermen C*. CBS 6:30 American Q u i z *:fto V«x Pop. Rromo-SeLtier. CBS ;::(0 Friendly Time, Grain Belt Beer *:0t Radio Theater. Lax So* P. CBS »:«* Scieen Gilld. La4r Etfaer. CBS 9:9ft Blrmdfp. Camels, CBS lff:ftt E v e n i n g N'eivs R»an*»p, V a n c e Music Co. (Patterson) 10:20 Song Paradc IO:SD Jerry Wald's Orchestra. CBS 1l:im New*. CBS 1I:0:. Music by \Varrinaton. CBS lliSO Stan PliiPliB?' OrcliC;lra, CBS F e e d * f J f r u f n i ;:HI Ifebrrw ChrittSan ir. Fir. M t e h F l - i^n Off Tuesdoy fX MuslcaT R o u n d u p *·» Mornlnf News ] Tjrd«n ^:~) Kerp T i m r w i t h Dammi? *:!-·; W n r l d Xeir«. M. C. M « r r h a n l » 4 D i m h » t h t »:,W T«day in Osaje 9:04 Tips and Tune.*, Tidy House Product* 9:23 Musical Hits !»:3» Op'fn Doer. Standard Brandi. CBS 0:15 Bachelor's Children. Wander Bread. CBS nueo News D i f f v t . Jacob E. Decker 4 Son* ( D i m b a t h i tO:30 Stnr Tor Today 10:33 Waltz Serenade 1il:4o Home Town News. Globe-Gazette U e n s e n i 11:OO Kate Smilb Speaks. General Food*, CBS 11:13 Myalery M r t o d v Game 11:39 R o m a n r e of Helen Trent. American Home Products. CBS 11:4* Oar Gal Sendar. American Home Products. CBS 12:00 Job Note? 12:03 Today's Markets H j I S Car*111 Feed* Program I'itfil f r o n t Tar New* r P a t t c M o n l ;^:1."t Meet Ihe Band l;fin Vnunic Dr. M a l n n r . O n c r a l Fonrls. ens I :::il . 1 u \ f f J o r d a n . M. F , . CMKT*! F'nrcK cr.s 1:»: Maltacc Melodies 'Z:Wt Merlon D«wnc. C o r a - C o l a 2:lTi Mary Harlin, Standard Brand*, CRS 2:30 School tit t h e Air, CBS -i:K» 4:-f) t : l o 3:13 S:.»S R:f.O »:M 3:00 fl:30 r*:4.» 1(1:1X1 I - i n n 12:03 Broadway M a l i n re. O«m r;u*». CBS R|]I C o i l r l l o and the NFTV*. CBS Mailbas Rrquesl Program Fun With Dunn. CBS Sins: Along, CBS A m e r i c a n Women. W r i z l r r G u m , CBS Quinc- l l o u c and I h t \e*v.«. CBS KGI*Q Forum Hour.-! Ahead SporU Omera Thr World Today. G c n e r x l Electric, CHS Meaning or Ihe New*. B. F. 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