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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 28, 1931, Mason City, Iowa                                OMP North Iowas Edited for the Home MEM ART OEPT OFIOWA US U01MES I A VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS A COPY THE THAT HAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS ME EDITION ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JULY 281931 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO ONE Farm Luck Is All Bad Arrival of Hopper Scourge Change vri By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON nllft July 28 CFA 1111 J At last north western agricul w tures luck has changed and is now a damsight worse as the poker player ex pressed it After experi e n c i n g as he honestly believed ev e r y misfor tune that his jinx could invent the South Dakota Nebraska west ern Kansas east ern Colorado and Idaho farmer is winding up the season with the most devastating invasion of grasshop pers in half a century The inexperienced easterner may say Well what of it Inasmuch as it is of overproduction that the grain belt is complaining will it not be a blessing if the orthoptera eat up some of the espe cially Possibly so rejoins Dr W R Walton cereal and forage insect specialist of the agriculture depart ments bureau of entomology if the creatures would confine them selves to which by the way a vast deal already is harvest ed surplus and all and therefore safe from their ravages Unfortunately they are starting now on the corn which the farmers need to fatten their livestock t TO the entomologically ignorant Dr Walton admits that there must seem to be something almost deliberately malevolent in a fate which spares a crop that the farm ers actually would have profited by losing in part while sending quin tillions of grasshoppers to devour one which they could advantageous ly have marketed in the form of Turn to Fuse 10 Column KING NEAR END Preparation for Departure Made Will Go First to Quebec WHITE PLAINS N Y July 28 three months visit of the king and queen of Siam to the United States was near its end to day as preparations were made at Ophir hall for their departure this afternoon Much rested and happy at the successful operation for the remov al of a cataract from his eye King Prajadhipok and Queen Rambaibar ni were to motor with their entour age to the Scarborough station of the New York Central There they will board a special train for Que bec Canada on the first leg of their journey homeward The democratic ruler went for a seven hour trip on the dirigible Los Angeles yesterday accompanied by the queen He termed the trip the beat thiie he ever had Queer Rambaibarni was the first woman ever to fly in a navy aircraft Hoover Renommation Predicted by Moses WASHINGTON July 28 Henomination of President Hoover by the republicans was predicted today by Senator Moses republi can of New Hampshire It is not in the cards for anyone to take the nomination away from President Hoover was the only comment thr senator would make on the politi ical situation upon his return to the capital AUNT NET By Robert Quillen Marriage aint so bad after you learn that a babys cryin an a mans groanin nothin to be took ser ious TWO ONE Taf pi O 2 PLANES OFF ACROSS ATLANTIC Germany Attacks Problems With New Energy ONE BOUND FOR MDONALD SAYS OTHERS TO HELP FOR SOLIDARITY British Statesmen Are Acclaimed by Crowds in Berlin DERLIN July 28 U attacked the task of solving her finacial crisis new heart and new energy today as a result of Prime Minister MacDonalds declar ation that if she did not give way to despair other nations will help her and not suffer her to go under The head of the British govern ment made this statement at a din ner in honor of himself and his for eign secretary Arthur Henderson who are here on a visit that already is credited with having done some thingtangible toward placing rela tions between the two nations on a more solid basis Acclaimed by Crowds The British statesmen have been acclaimed by Berlin crowds with a fervor not exceeded by the recep tions in the old days accorded pop ular members of royalty Their simple unostentatious de meanor is recognized as having greatly impressed plain folks who see them as men like themselves Chancellor Buenings mouthpiece the Newspaper Germania declared the evidence of British readiness to help the distressed fatherland ranks with President Hoovers plan grant ing a years respite from repara tions Coop eratlon Is S tressed The keynote of the speeches by Mr MacDonald and Herr Bruening at last nights dinner was the neces sity of solidarity and cooperation in combatting a European crisis which was described as threatening to en gulf all civilization To that end Mr MacDonald briefly stressed his wish that the German statesmen might seek a continuance of contact with the heads of the French government In this Mr MacDonald encoun tered the cordial support of a sec tion of the moderate press Thus the Tageblatt said If only the con structive efforts of Mr Hoover and Mr MacDonald took root in the European continent they would bear refreshing fruit and the best fruit of all would be if thanks to Ameri can and English help Germany and France would become friends Opposed to Balance Great Britain is diametrically op posed to the balance of power theory MacDonald said because it is incompatible with disarmament So long as the nations try to maintain national security on the basis of a balance of power they will need big armaments he told a delegation of German newspaper men but Great Britain believes in establishing security by interna tional cooperation a policy in vio lent contradiction to that of the balance of power Markets at a Glance NEW YOKK market awaits steel dividend action market dull Foreign Dutch builder at new 1931 high favorable weath er hedge selling steady spot sit uation easier Brazilian markets CHICAGO steady forecast cool weather bearish Canadian re port forecast beneficial rain to higher Muscovites to Have Okoboji Playgrounds SPIRIT LAKE July 28 UP Officials of the imperial order of Muscovites Monday announced the associations plan to move its play ground of the Odd Fellows and Re bekahs to the Lake Okoboji region within two years The present loca tion is Sioux Falls A site will be purchased and a two year building program inaugurated WEATHER CONDITIONS IDEAL AS PLANES HOP OFF Weather conditions were described as ideal nstho Bellanca monoplane Capo Cod left and the Hern donPun shorn nlimo took off pnrlv Tuesday morning on nonstop transAtlantic flights In the photo at the left Russell Boardnum Is shown in the plane and John Iohmdo is in tho inset Tho other photo shows Hugh Herntton left and Clyde Pangbnrn seated In tho cocknit of their plane BRliSVIlLE FIRE LOSS IS Nine Business Houses Are Destroyed by1 Early Morning Blaze BRUNSVTLLE July 28 Fire early today destroyed nine buildings here causing a loss that Garriett Hull mayor set at from 550000 to 560000 The entire north side of the com mercial district comprising a half block was swept by the fire Two families living in apartments wero routed by the flames Firemen were handicapped in fighting the blaze because of a water shortage The blaze originated In the Koenig hardware store Among the structures destroyed was the Bruns ville state bank The LeMars fire department was called and its efforts prevented the flames from jumping to the other side of the street and extinguished a small fire in the postoffice The village water supply from three municipal wells was quickly exhausted Brunsville is a village at the northern edge of Plymouth county directly north from LeMars MARGARET BELL HOUSTON granddaughter of General Sam Houston famous Texas warrior and states man is the author of moon of DELIGHT A serial of romance and intrigue Starts Wednesday in the GlobeGazette Farmers Fight to Stem Tide of Grasshoppers Quick Action Put on Fields r6y Turner to DES MOINES July 28 Dan Turner now on a vacation In Wisconsin today telephoned hia of fice and said that he would coop erate in every way to combat the grasshopper invasion in Iowa He requested the state depart ment of agriculture to act as soon as possible to give assistance tr farmers who face crop curtailment because of the pests and said that it appeared possible that funds would bo available under the crop pest act Means Aro Discussed Ways and means of combating the grasshoppers were discussed at a meeting of the state executive council yesterday afternoon and was scheduled for another meeting today Among those who indicated their presence at todays meeting are NORTH IOWA UNHURT Altho there are some grass hoppers making their appearance in North Iowa they have not become a serious menace ac cording to Marlon E Olson county agricultural agent State Secretary of Agriculture Mark Thornburgpresident R M Hughes of Iowa State college Paul C Tait of Iowa State college Dr C J Drake state entomologist and a representative of the state highway commission Carl Kennedy assistant secre tary of agriculture said he believed the state would care for the wasto areas particularly along roads anil ditches where the insects are now congregating in Jnrge numbers with the help of individuals and the com munities affected Asks Immediate Aid Kennedy appeared before the council and termed the situation as alarming and asked immediate aid in fighting the horde which has done great damage he said in Ne braska and South Dakota and which is now making Inroads in the west ern part of Iowa Kennedy said that besides the 50000 funtj 520000 appropriation given the retrenchment and reform committees might be used by tha state in the work if Attorney Gen eral Fletcher holds the first ono il legally appropriated To bring this fund into use it vas said it is necessary for the gov ernor to summon members of the two committees who have full pow er over the expenditures from tho contingency fund and who include Senators Stoddard Baird Frailey White and Stevens and Represen tatives Van Buren Hush Forsllne Miller and Ryder Wheat Pays Admission HAVEN Kans July 28 this period of 25 cent wheat Oscar Fishburn Reno county farmer has found a bushel will pay his admit tance to a baseball park here The man at the gate the other day not to be outdone gave him half a br she of oats in change Jn in Efforts MINNEAPOLIS July 2S Science apparently with its back to the wall was fighting today to stem the ride of hordes of creeping hopping and flying grasshoppers which are playing havoc with the crops of Minnesota Iowa Nebras ka North and South Dakota At Des Moines plans were being made for a meeting of entomologist and agricultural leaders to devise means of combatting the hordes of insects which have moved relent lessly across the Missouri river eastward At the same time Iowa state officials sought an appropria tion of to fight the plague Meanwhile militant farmers armed with poison mixtures re turned to the fight In some Minne sota counties the situation was so bad that other farm activities were suspended to leave the farmers free to war against ilia pests Erased From Harvest More than 150000 acres in Kltt son and Marshall counties In north west Minnesota have been nearly erased from the harvest picture A G Ruggies state entomolo gist who is directing state efforts to assist the farmers said that un less weather conditions shift from hot and dry that destruction will continue for many weeks and ex tend into a far wider zone Just now weather conditions for the hoppers are ideal he said Bran molasses and poisons are combined to form the ammunition of the defense All sorts of farm machines have bean equipped hur riedly with improvised fittings to scatter tho mixture In fields Grass hoppers tempted by the molasses die within 24 hours after sampling the bran Others Take Places Millions are killed Ruggies said but millions arise to take their places advancing to the green fields ahead Some areas regarded free of the pests at sundown have been swarming with them the following noon Sections in North Dakota report an increasingly wide belt of infesta tion with damage less severe than in Minnesota Motorists in infested areas find it necessary to place cloths over radiators to prevent the hoppers from stopping air circulation Where the grasshopper comes from no ono knows said A B Funk Iowa industrial commission er at Des Moines who recalled th extensive damage done by a grass hopper invasion in 1874 to 1877 When they had done their work of depredation they disappeared no one knows where or why he said Iowa state officials said the loss In their state had not been as grea as inNebraska or South Dakota In Nebraska 63 of the states 93 counties have been Infested Poisoned by ICG Cream CATANIA Sicily July 28 Four hundred persons have hospital treatment here for poison ing attributed to ice cream There have been no deaths CHILE IS VOICED Esteban Montero and Pedro uieriirCharge of Government SANTIAGO Chile July 28 That popular Esteban Montero and Pedro Blan again in charge tho government of Chile today and foreign business interests indicated they had complete confidence in them Their first task was to straight en out the confused financial situa tion with its problem of local banking foreign exchange and for eign debts A survey of foreign business in terests showed unanlmoui opinion that Montero as acting president and Blanquier as finance minister were the best men to handle Chiles emergency Control Alain Products Americans have a stake of slight ly less than in tho nation anil the British with large interests also are vitally concerned Americans control tho principal products nitrate and copper A survey indicated that foreign interests were firm believers in the future of Chile regardless ot the temporary moratorium in the for eign debt Montero and Blanquier will continue that moratorium probably for the balance of tMs year and will deposit pesos in tho Central bank as guarantee of the payment of interest later Montero took over tho govern ment from Pedro Opazo after Opazo Jiad been acting president only a few hours in succession to Carlos Ibanez who fled the country after a three days public uprising Montero and Blanquier won pop ular acclaim by their program or economy As vice president and acting pres ident Montero will serve as head of the state for CO days and then elec tions will be held To Avoid Bloodshed BUENOS AIRES July 28 Former President Carlos Ibanez or Chile was on his way to Buenos Aires today from Mendoza just over the border from Chile where ho stopped last night in his flight from Santiago Ihanez said he resolved to leave Chile to avoid further bloodshed He will stay in Buenos Airea sev eral days until he decides in which city in Europe he will reside in the future he explained Lindberghs to Say Farewell to Relatives Complete Equipment Is Carried for Hop to Orient WASHINGTON July 28 Col and Mrs Charles A Lindbergh left today for North Haven Maine for family farewells before contin uing their aerial vacation trip to Japan Lindbergh wore a light blue sum mer suit without coat and his wife was in riding trousers and a mas culine shirt open at the neck Both were hatless under a broiling sun Details Are Completed Completing necessary details of tho state department and the Jap anese embassy sooner than he had expected Colonel Lindbergh and his wife had come directly to the An acostia naval station where his plane was moored over night The Lindberghs arrived last night from New York on the first leg of their flight to the orient He expected to cruise slowly to North Haven and spend the night at the home of Mrs Lindberghs par ents Senator and Mrs Dwight Mor row where the Lindbergh baby is staying In contrast with yesterday when few people were on hand to greet the flying couple a crowd assembled at the air station today Emergency Equipment Carried Complete emergency equipment is carried on the plane Besides the regal luggage including fur coats for the cold Arctic air the Lind berghs will find in northern Canada and Alaska the aircraft has blan ceLsta stuyeaudjemergency ra tions neatly packed gracefu fuselage Altho the plane has a capacity of 53B gallons of gasoline Lindbergh said 350 gallons would be maximum load He estimated that his longest water hop would be 200 miles Fm wmii Inff ninchlne 112 ft N K This art wna called In hy Mrs Milton DccJier Hho Jjis a new WAstlMaK ma shine and wished to sell her old one 3bo Inlri us the next morntnK when imvlriK her nd discontinued Hmt ohe llid harl elcfit cnlls from the ml in the one evenlnp riMiirc YOU Rood too TIIK WANT All iOVINE DECISION Cedar Tuberculin Case Is Under Advisement by Judge Ellison TIPTON July 28 I O Ellison oC Anamosa today had under advisement the petition ot tho state of Iowa temporarily to enjoin J W Lenker and 44 other Cedar county farmers from resisting en forcement of the state bovine tuber culin test law Judge Ellison heard attorneys ar gue the question in district court here yesterday He reserved his de cifiior because he felt that tho mat ter deserved some study He pointed out that the law of the slatomust be enforced but that individual were entitled to just considerntUIon Judge Ellison said ho would file his decision with the Cedar county clerk He indicated no time Mora than 500 farmers attended the hear ing yesterday Buenos Aires NIco and Cold BUENOS AIRES July 28 Snappy July weather prevails here The coldest day of the winter ha been recorded with temperaUiret well below freezing Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal July of countries breaking the monotony of their depres sions with little home talent revolutions A big amateur dic tator in Chili had said nothing could harm me I am under di vine protection Well yester day the bullets got to getting so close he commenced figuring maybe he had kinder overesti mated his partnership with the Almighty There Is no leaders In any country now that look like they are getting any divine aid Did you rend about some women getting held up in China Wen they was the female kin tollts of Harry Carr tho best writer on the coast He wrote an awful nice piece sympathizing with the bandits Yours WILL TURKEY OTHER AROUND WORLD Boardman and Polando Followed by Herndon and Pangborn PLOYD BENNET AIRPORT NEW fu YORK July 28 Two power il monoplanes took off within 18 minutes of each other on nonstop lransAtlantic flights today The Bellanca monoplane Capo Cod manned by Russell Boardman of Boston and John Polando ol Linn ass rolled down the 4100 foot unway nt exactly 4 a m Iowa tlma nd skimmed away at an altitude of not more than 60 feet until it was lost to sight They are heading for Istanbul Turkey about 5500 miles iway The second plane to take off wag that of Hugh Herndon Jr former Princeton student and Clyde Pang born veteran circus flyer They rolled away at a m IOWT time on an intended flight around tha world with Moscow 5400 miles vay as their first objective Wcntlior Ideal Weather conditions across the en tire Atlantic were described aa Ideal by Dr James S Kimball govern ment meteorologist For the first time since the Bvrd night Dr Kimball arrived at the field to see the takeoffs of both planes Field officials feared the Board manPolando plane might meet with difficulties because of its great weight It carried 718 gallons ot gasoline and 25 gallons of oil suf ficient fuel to keep it going 7000 miles if necessary It is propelled by a 300 horsepower Wright engine rThia piano has black trimmings and a black and yellow fuselage with the words Cape Cod painted la blue Its number is NR7G1W After Jlecords They hope to eclipse the present long distance record set by Coste and Le Brix who flew 1312 miles nonstop Herndon and Pnngborns red monoplane has no horse powercci motor and is capable of cruising at 12o miles and hour It carried 850 gallons of gasoline enough to trav el 5500 miles Their first attempt 10 days ago at Roosevelt field almost cost them their lives as their overladen piano i 1 Column Dawes Arrives at England Proceeds to Consult Stimson PLYMOUTH Englnjid July 28 Ambassador Charles G Dawes arrived from New York today and proceeded immediately to London to consult with Secretary of State Stimson about the war debt holi day Mr Dawes who was met by members of the United States em bassy staff declined to be inter viewed remarking I am quitewell and it Is true I had to cut my holi day short but I cannot discuss po litical or financial affairs IOWA WEATHER Portly cloudy local showers nml cooler in west and nortli portions Tuesday night Wed nesday unsettled and cooler pre ceded by showers In southeast and extreme east portions LOCAL STATISTICS GIobeGaxctte weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 101 Minimum in Night At 8 A M Tuesday 85 Cloudn which obscured the sun in the early part of the forenoon Tues day prevented tho mercury from rising as rapidly as it has been ac customed to rising late Mondays maximum of 101 the highest sinco the afternoon of July 16 was reached at 2 oclock in the after noon The need for rain In this sec tion is becoming acute For the first time since the after oon of July 19 Mason City felt a ew drops of rain There was a nprinkle during the noon hour and another between 2 and 3 oclock The precipitation up to 3 ocldck however was not sufficient to be measurable The mercury touched the 100 marlc again Tuesday in spite of the cloudy condition   

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