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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 27, 1930, Mason City, Iowa l I I 5 2si j I J MM 1 I HOME EDITION S MEM ART KPT OF IOWA KS MO t N VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PtJESS LEASED WIRE BEKVKJfc THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NE1GHBOKS MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST 271930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS NO 276 Arkansan Is Possibility Robinson May Be Pick of Democrats for President By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Augv 27 CPA On the strength of his recent strong showing for renominatfon as a s cn a t o r from Arkansas Joseph T Robin son really he conies a demo cratic presiden tial possibility Possibility Is a strong enough word R o b i n 3 on is hardly a proba bility for selec tion to head his partys national ticket in 1932 Still in the event of a jam at its convention two years hencehe Is not a particularly un likely choice as a compromise can didate i DUNNING IN ARKANSAS for another senate term Robinsons overwhelming reelection next No vember can fairly he considered a foregone conclusion It was not so certain that he would not have serious primary op position In fact he did have a rival in Tom W Campbell who fought him for the democratic nomination Even without being beaten if he had skimped thru this contest a victor by a narrow margin his pres idential chances such as they were and are would have vanished However he did defeat Campbell about three to one which settled that question v IT WAS TO have been expected that the anttAl Smith demo crats would try to punish Senator Robinson this year for accepting Turn to fago Sr Column 3 lON VETERANS Parade Climax of 64th An nual Encampment of Grand Army CINCINNATI Ohio Aug 27 UP time strafed ranks of the grand army of the republic falter ing but indomitable swung into pa rade once more today Altho wearied by advancing years their steps lagging and backs bent 1000 survivors of the unions army of 65 proudly insistedtheywould march the entire distance Automo biles were assigned another 1000 and it was estimated 500 more too feeble even to ride would stand by to wave greetings The parade down gaily and elab orately decorated streets was the climax of the sixtyfourth annual encampment of the G A R The G A R parade is strictly an affair of the veterans None of the affiliated organizations with the ex ception of the sons of union veter ans has any part the sons serving only as escorts Aside from the parade today was an important one otherwise The schedule called for the sixty fourth annual business session devoted to hearing nominations for officers in vitations for next years encamp ment andthe annual reports of of ficers Fined for Broken Rope PUEBLO Colo Aug 27 UP It cost John Rebol because he failed to hang himself He testified in municipal court that the rope broke when he attempted suicide He was fined AUNT HET ByRobert Quillen A woman dont get too old for romance in cool weather but I dont want no man puttin hia arm around me when Im hot an sticky NAVY PILOT KILLED AT RACES Conference Approves Local Credit Agencies DROUGHT RELIEF PLAN ADVANCED BY COMMITTEE President and Governors Will NextPass Upon Proposal WASHINGTON Aug 27 rtVEs tablishment of local credit cor porations to act as intermediaries between drought stricken farmers and intermediate credit banks was formally approv ed today by banking r e p r e sentatives of re lief committees of more than a dozen states The conference conveyed yester day at the white house and met today with Secre tary Hyde chair man of the na tional drought re ARTHUR M 1 HYDK lief committee It adjourned immedi ately after approving the plan which will tbe submitted to Presi dent Hoover and to governors of the affected states Under the approved plan which was proposed by the national committee local creditcorporations would be created to advance loans to farmers thru the intermediate credit wherever necessary Farmers vfould ieceIIve the money from the intermediate bank on the endorsement ofthe credit corpora tion which would be permitted to charge an interest rate of 2 per cent above thai of the intermediate credit bank The Interest rate of the intermediate credit bank now Is 4 per cent making 6per cent the maximum interest rate to farmers CHANEY RITES TO BE SIMPLE Noted Character Actor Will Be Buried Beside His Father LOS ANGELES Aug 27 Lon Chancy Will be burled as he and without at Glendale tomorrow The noted character actor his ca reer cut short by anaemia and a throat affliction will be buried be side his father John Chaney who died two years Honorary bearers will be not ables In Hollywoods film colony They will include Tod Browning Harry Carey Lionel Barrymore Ra mon Navarro William Haines Law rence Tibett Cliff Edwards and Tom Gubbirigs Chaney early yesterday at St Vincents hospital where he had undergone three blood transfusions 4 KILLED WHEN PLANE CRASHES 10 Military Aviators Lose Lives in France Within Few Hours DIJON France Aug 27 pilot twononcommlssloned officers and the wireless operator of a mili tary airplane were killed early today when their machine crashed near CorcellesLesMonts near here Two others of the crew saved their lives by jumping with para chutes v Ten military aviators have lost their lives in France within a few hours Last night while in defense maneuvers six army flyers were killedwhen they cracked up at Cha vannes near Cliartres Actress Mother of Son LOS ANGELES Aug 27 Olga Baclanova Russian film star wife of Nicolas Soussanln actor is the mother of a nine pound son The child was born last Friday but Its arrival was not made known im mediately GERMAN TRANSATLANTIC AIRMEN REACH N Y w M Associated Frew telephoto Is the first picture of the Ocrman airmen who hopped across the At teneic poeut hy way of flreenrand and Iceland It shows them at New York where ttay loaded at iVlS o clock Tuesday afternoon Captain Gronau extreme left surrounded by companions after ho had throW line to police INDIAN LEADERS ARE ARRESTED Nearly Whole Committee of AllIndia Congress Is in Custody DELHI India Aug ZT tically the entire working commit tee of the allIndia national congress was arrested here today Those taken into custody Included V J Patel who resigned his post as pres ident of the legislative assembly to partake in thi civil disobedience campaign It had been announced yesterday that altho the working committee had been proclarnied an unlawful as sembly the body had decided to meet in Delhi today Several prominent nationalists including Mr Patel Pandit Maliviya and Miss N Mehta daughter of Sir Manubhai Mehta arrived at Delhi osterday for the meeting Pioneer of West Dies WICHITA Kans Aug 27 Frank D Stevens active for many years In the milling Industry in the middle west died at his home here early today Will Rogers TAHOE TAVERN Cal Aug dont know who you are or where you are but go to the Chicago air show I sho wish I could make it It keeps getting bigger and big ger every year It will be the one event in America that everybody will want to see An automobile show la like a checker gamein comparison Think of seeing all our finest aviators doing stunts at one show And It will always be the one show you can go to and not have your view obstructed by a broad shouldered policeman They can successfully keep you from seeing a prize fight a ball game and all parades But they cant keep you from watch Ing an aviator Yours WILL ROGERS Couple Mysteriously Slain Police Search Hills for Young Man SAN DIEGO Cal Aug 27 Themysterious slaying on a beach near Ensenada Mcx of Francis Conlon Monrovia Cal paint com pany manager and Lois Marion Kentle23 his fiancee occupied at tention of lower California and San Diego county authorities today A poase of Mexican police border guards and San Diego police searchedborder hills for a youth seen with the couple shortly before they werefound stabbed to death Monday CHICAGO BEER BARON AFRAID Barricaded in Loop Hotel With Bodyguard to Re sist Gunmen CHICAGO Aug 27 Herald and Examiner said Terry Druggan erstwhile beer baron aljy of Frankie Lake was barricaded with bodyguards in a loop hotel after an attempt had been made to kill him Sunday The newspaper said it had learned that a gunman was thwarted in the attempt by a hotel house detective who appeared just as the man had drawn a gun outside the Druggan suite The man escaped the paper said and police were not notified Terras younger brother George was wounded several weeks ago In a gangland shooting at a Fox Lake 111 roadhouse Three of his compan ions were killed U S Gunboat Returns Fire of Chinese Reds SHANGHAI Aug 27 in the vicinity of Wusueh Hupheh province today attacked the Amer ican gunboat Panay showering it with machine gun bullets The Panay returned the fire The dam age inflicted upon the attackers was not determined The gunboat was not damaged 1 Use Combine on Flax SWEA CITY Aug half section of flax that was harvested north of town on the Chubb section yielded an average of 15 bushels an acre Tie flax was cut and threshed with a combine This is the first time thnt this has been done with n flax crop HAVE CROSSED OCEAN 4 TIMES German Pilots Rest in New After Unheralded Fliht NEW YORK 27 days after their unheralded depart ure from Germany Capt Wolfgang von Gronau and his three com panions rested here today having completed the fourth successful westward crossing of the northAt lantic by airplane i They landed their DornierWal flying boat off the battery wall at oclock p m C S T yester day having made the last lap of their flight from Halifax in six hours Used Old Ship The Hight fulfilled for Captain von Gronau crispspoken veteran of the German imperial flying service an old dream and gained him the distinction of being the first to land a transAtlantic plane In New York harbor Added glamor was given the flight by the fact that it was made in an reconditioned ship used by Arpundsen in Arctic exploration andby Capt Frank Courtney in an abortive attempt to span the At lantic To Visit Races It was estimated the flyers cov ered about 4000 nautical miles In a flying time of 47 hours Enroute here they stopped in Iceland Green land Labrador andNova Scotia Captain von Gronau said he and his companions expected to remain in New York several days and then hoped to visit the air races in Chi cago stopping in Washington GARNER TO HAVE SYNOD SESSIONS Northwest Section of Reform Church Will Meet Sept 2 GARNER Aug north west synod of the Reformed church in the United States will hold its annual session in the Ell Township church beginning Sept 2 and last ing until Sept 7 The northwest snyod Is one of the seven synods which compose the Re formed church in the United States and consists of 11 classes covering the northwest pnrt of the state About 150 delegates are expected G A R Mere Ghost of Its Once Proud Ranks Decorah Vet Impressions From Cincinnati EDITORS ac count of the G A K encamp ment now under way at Cin cinnati was written by M T G rut tan of Decoruh known to thousands of north Iowa and Minnesota racehorse followers Graphically It sets out why the Civil war veterans have como to be known ns tho vanishing army Tho Globe Gazettes editor remembers when 50000 uniformed men marched in a G A R parade at Boston At Cincinnati there In a scant quorum The Comrade Lock wood referred to in Mr Grat tans dispatch Is the last man of the Lost Mans club about whom much has been written of late By M T GRATTAN NORWOOD Ohio Aug Is a suburb of Cincinnati but there is no tellingwhen you step from one to the other Extensive walks in the past taught me my way about and I do not get lost A strange thing to me in coming here wag the absence of veterans on the train not one did I see In the longago there used to be hundreds But we are a dwindling generation the more than 2000000 Union volunteers in the sixties barely one in a hundred remains and natlona encampments seem a ghastly farci few tottering old men led aboui by Bpy scouts Lockwood WasRight V Comrade Lockwbod whose pic ture you printed recently the best preserved and moat vigorous of my comrades refused to come with me dismissing theidea as a futility And I am now satisfied he was right The occasion aeems one for self seekingpoliticians to dis play themselves I will not fur ther advertise them by naming them At Iowa headquarters In a small lall bedroom on the second floor of the Hotel Gibson I found only four comradesWe are to gather jn force this morning and put up as brave a front as pssible but it is really pitiful this display of weakness and senility and makes me sad rather than jubilant For instance I met my old neigh bor Sam Van Sant once a big stur dy man and he had to tell me who he was Said he had lost 80 pounds a shriveled nubbin of a man The former stalwart governor of Minnesota and one of the heroes of hlckamauga is a wraith a ghost from tho past Post for tho Homeless Comrade John p Risley Des Vfolnes Is organizing a post at arge for the mavericks with out a home due to the loss of post charters from death Colonel rlughes Post of Decorah with some 200 members Is non est not a survivor Post 122 of Preston Min nesota of which I was a member numbered 109 veterans Last week on my visit there we mustered three so our charter is gone As the seventysixth member of Comrade Risleys Post at Large it occurs to me that there must be in Iowa thnt many posts that have lost charters Lutherans of Missouri Synod Pick Lowden for 93 Iowa Convention FORT DODGE Aug 27 Lowden was selected as the site for the 1931 convention by the Iowa district of tho Missouri Lutheran synod in its closing session here yes terday The convention will be held Aug 19 to 25 The Rev A C Iltenof Marcus was elected first vice president for the district Other officers named included the Rev A Schwldder Wali Lake second vice president the Rev A H Semann Waterloo sec retary and P F Flene Charter Oak secretary Jolce Motorist Injured When Car Goes in Ditch JOICE Aug Em mons was Injured Sunday evening when his new Chevrolet six headed into the ditch near Zlon church He was on his way to Young Peoples league and the road was unfamiliar to him He Is still unable to talk HELD CAPTIVE PLANE CRASHES IN GRANDSTAND SPECTATOR DIES Hyer Is Burned Beyond Recognition Crowd Augusto B Leguia resigned as president of Peru thus end ing ft Ityear dictatorship is held captive aboard a cruiser to await trial ONE TIME RULER IS NOW OLD AND BROKENCAPTIVF No Safety Is Guarariteec for Leguia by His Enemies LIMA Peru Aug 27 to B Leguia an ill old man of 67 ossed feverishly in bed aboard the cruiser Almlrante Grau in Callao harbor today and sought a way out of the trap in which his political enemies long suppressed had aught him Increasingly ominous reports cached his bedside from Lima where a military junta replacing iis 11year regime promised the populace that he would be brot back and punished for the misdeeds ot is dictatorship Friends and the diplomatic corps n Linfa sought from General Man uel Maria Ponce heading the mill ary junta assurances of his safe y but countering their efforts vere the activities of returning xiles and freed pplitical prisoners with profound convictions of old and itupendous scores to settle The former president whose tetus changed overnight from dic ator of one of the most powerful South American republics to that of a prisoner awaiting judgment vns said today to be seriously altho not gravely ill of a uremic attack which struck him down Monday aft The military junta which over hrew the government of President Leguia and seized control of Peru will resign and Luis M Sanchez erro will head a new government according to reliable advices at noon oday URTISSREYNOLDS AIRPORT CHICAGO Aug 27 Burned beyond recognition the idy of J O Deshazo was dragged rom the wreckage of his navy pur ult plane in which he crashed Into 3e far right bleachers of the grand tand today fatally injuring a pectator Louis Weiner a Chicago confec loner died on his way to the hos ital after he was struck by the lane A cloud of flame and smoke arose immediately after the crash which ccurred just after the plane passed tie last pylon in a navy race The plane was flying no more han 100 feet in the air when the Hot attempted to do a spcctacu ar roll In the middle of the roll he vas seen to slip groundward Officials Surround Scene The bleachers were a mile from he officials box in the grandstand and a milling crowd of spectators and air race Hutuorities quickly sur roundeQ the scene the accident The plane dived just at the end of the bleacher stand where a crowd of people were standing Expert pilots said they believed the flyer becarr excited and re versed his controls while upside down diving into the ground while intending to shoot ward peshazos home is Jn Bursts Into Flames The plane was one of 17navy planes in a 50 mile speed race Several persons seeing the plane rushing toward them saved their lives by The pilot tho turned beyond recognition was be icved to have been killed instantly He had finished third in therace Confusion followed the crash ersons in the bleachers leaped from Markets at a Glance NEW YORK Stocks Irregular Vanadium weak rails in best de mand utilities strong Foreign exchanges Irregular Spanish pesetas decline improved spot market poultry firm CHICAGO weakness Winni peg and increased receipts bearish weekly gov rnment weather report 2 Dead in Bootleg Feud BREMERTON Wash Aug 27 Christensen and John Arge ack were shot and killed near oulsbo late yesterday in what of icers believed was a bootleggers eud in Panic Turn to Poire K folnmn 4 ike Farm Girl of TC Is Iowas Healthiest DES MOINES Aug 27 Marian Snydergaard 15 year Id farm girl today reigned as owas official healthiest girl as se ected yesterday by a committee at le state fair Miss Snydergaard whose home Is our miles from Dike in Grundy ounty was given a health rating of 93 Her weight was placed at 133 ounds and her height at 64 inches She will be sent to Chicago this all to represent the state at the atlonal 4H cluh congress in the ompetition for the national health harnpionship IOWA WEATHER Cloudy showers in east ami central portions und cooler in west portion Wednesday night Thursday generally fair cooler In southeast and extreme east portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for A hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday no Minimum in Nlfiht 05 At 8 A M Wednesday 70 Tuesdays and Mondays maxi mum readings were the Wednesday mornings 8 oclock tem lerature was a degree above that f the previous morning but for a ime the sky was overcast and the warming up process was as a con equence somewhat delayed making t doubtful whether the days max mum would be as high as on the wo preceding days this week ;