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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 8, 1931, Mason City, Iowa IS P ART OF IOVA MOIMES I A North Iowas Edited for the Home NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NOHTH IOWANS NElGliBORS ITION XXXVII CENTS A COPY PRESS LEASD WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JULY 8 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO ONE NO 201 Wiley Post Globe Galloper By UEON H DURST Copyright 1931 by The Associated Press PART VI His months as a chief test pilot at the Burbank Cal airplane fac tory gave glow to the dream of Wiley Post to do something big for aviation Art Goebels record nonstop transcontinental flight in 1928 and the 1929 refueling endurance con tests further whetted his aviation appetite He says his hopes for a refuel ing flight were dashed after he had collected checks to back him I got the checks he relates on a Saturday Sunday a couple of other flyers went up and crashed and Monday ray checks were BO good Post expected to go after the transcontinental record during last years national air races hoping to fly in the Pacific nonstop derby to Chicago where he would refuel and head for New York Was Ixst But Won He became lost but won the der by He felt he could not go on to New York In this race from Los Angeles to Chicagohe roared home winner over a fast field which in cluded Goebel His time was nine hours nine minutes and four sec onds As in his earth circling course he piloted Mae provided by F C Hall the oil man who backed him and Harold Gatty on their recordbreaking world trip About too years ago Hall says Post began to agitate for the round theworld flight He spoke about it at practically every opportunity And he finally won over the man for whom he worked intermittent ly the last three or more years He finally sold it to me Hall says Sold it to me on the idea that it was a sporting proposition Justasporting proposition Thats all it was to me v Bee in His Bonnet It was while this big bee buzzed in his bonnet that Post met the person to whom hepasses much of the success globe girdling quiet and studious navi Australiaborn Harold Gatty vcoste and Beiionte the French I have nothing on us when it comes to says Post We work together I have every confidence in the world in Cattys ability as a navigator and Turn to Pose Z Column SEATTLETOKYO FLYERS HOP OFF Harsh Treatment of Young Lawbreakers Scored COURT DECIDES FOB NEAR BEER Assistant County Attorney Says Hammond Must Pay for Own Raids DES MOINES July 8 jury in the court of Justice of the Peace J H Ward of Saylor town ship has decided that Charles Hew itt and Sons company wholesale grocers was not guilty of possess ing intoxicating liquors because it handled near beer The beverage was ordered returned to the com pany The case came before the court as the result of a seizure of 1271 cases of Kingsbury near beer in a raid led by John Hammond veteran dry cruaader of Des Moincs Ham mond said he would appeal the ver dict Altho County Attorney Carl S Missildine is away from the city Alex Miller assistant county at torney said his office would disal low any expense claims In connec tion with near beer seizures and trials which may be filed by Ham mcind Miller said that Mr Hammond drive is of a type which disrupt cooperation between law enforcini agencies adding that to his know edge Hammond was acting as a prl vate individual EQUIPMENT FOR HANDLING BOYS LACKING CLAIM Criticism Launched by Wickersham Body Thru White House WASHINGTON July 8 Criticism of the federal govern ment for placing its youthful law breakers on the same basis as hard ened criminals and an arraignment of conditions under which child of fenders are confined was made today by the now disbanded Wick ersham commission A report to the president on child offenders in the federal sys tem of justice described bits of harsh disciplinary treatment ac corded minors and asserted many of the Jails in which they are kept present a situation of filth and misery impossible to convey Lett to States The commission recommended the treatment of juvenile delinquency be delegated almost entirely to the states In some instances the report said flogging is not infrequent while in others calisthenic drills to the point of exhaustion torture1 positions shackling drenching with streams of cold water and confinement on bread and water have been in vogue At the federal industrial reformatory in Chillicothe Ohio the report said confinement to the offenses was frequent as a disciplinary measure Minor Offenses Punished A few minor offenses noted in the records as punished by from three to six days in the guard house the report added were possession of a two cent stamp talking in mess line concealing an apple in bunk kicking a refuse can stealing five eggs from the kitchen The Chillicothe Institution was described as in poor repair crowd ed unsanitary and not fireproof Discussing the Washington state reformatory at Monroe at which some convicted federal juveniles are on fined under contract the report aid discipline often took the form of diet restriction Correction cells were said to be kept a total dark ness and young hoys sometimes forced to on wooden planks ordinarily without bedding and sometimes for 10 days at a time WillRogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Jury cant be so truthtvil about these congressmen in Washington for yesterday the ead one of all of em drove out with Congressman Crail to my igloo to see me Tilson the re publican majority leader who will perhaps be the next speak er We talked over old times when we used to meet and i tell jokes in Longworths room He was called in to consult on Mr Hoov ers debt plan It was well thot out and no polities involved as he fed quite a few democrats duringthe huddle Tilson says we are over the worst Lets hope he is even a congressman can be right occasionally Yours WILL Plan Causes BUSINESS FIRMS NONSTOP FLIGHT TO TOKYO Greater Hope of Hoover Expects Cuts at Conference in Geneva POST AND GUTTY ON FLIGHT HOME Second Plane Follows With Flyers Wives and Their Backer Hall NEW YORK July Z Post and Harold Gatty held up most of the day by unfavorable weather took off at p m GST in their worldgirdling plane Winnie Mae to fly westward to th plaudits oTtheir home towns Post and Gatty carried withthem F CHei their Another ship took off two minutes behind them bearing the world fly ers wives and three officials of the coiipjny which built the Winnie Mae The flyers hoped to make St Louis for an overnight halt The entire state Oklahoma is going to turn out to welcome these boys Hall said Therell be a cele bration there that will beat any thing they got in New York or Washington1 Post and Gatty are to make a na tionwide tour in the Winnie Mae it was announced today by the NBC Artistn service Arrangements have been com pleted with the two airmen to start from New York within a week or 10 days The tour is expected to re quire six weeks and visits will bo made to cities having suitable air ports It is hoped to make one or two stops each day WASHINGTON July 8 long stride toward world disarma ment was viewed by the adminis tration today as a possible out standing result of the one year mor atorium on war debts rPresident Hoover hopes that the general disarmament conference at Geneva next February will bring about curtailment of the growing costs of armies navies and fortifi cations and thereby ease the worlds economic burdens Linked With Success Three months linked world economic rehabilita tion with the success of the forth coming disarmament conference In announcing the agreement of the major powers on the debt holiday Mr Hoover stressed that among the causes of the worldwide econ omic depression arc the burdens imposed and the fears aroused by competitive armament The American government plans to participate officially and fully In the Geneva conference to be held under the auspices ofthe League of Nations Secretary Stiroson who led the Americandelegation to the ondon arms conference is in Eur ope to confer with continental statesmen on plans for the next parley Exports Summoned While the administrations expec Plan to Underwrite Long Term Foreign Loan of 125 Millions BERLIN July S big breweries the Krupp Works the Dye Trust and a thousand of the nations strongest banks industrial concerns and shipping firms have agreed to underwrite a long term foreign loan to be nego tiated bythe German gold discount i bank and the government today is tlmes in the past three sued an emergency decree legalizing the chief executive has their action It imposes upon the guarantors whose individual assets exceed the total amount of the loan a liability in proportion to their assets for a sum not exceeding 5125000000 This does not mean however that Germanys credit needs are limited to that amount It means only that this sum is considered necessary to stop further withdrawals of foreign exchange in gold Each the large firms whose total assets run into billions of dollars is called upon to underwrite a negligibly small1 per centage of the 2 per cent for example for the Deutsche bank Advices from abroad Hhia after noon indicated the action of Ger manys captains of industry and fi nance made an excellent impression inother countries especially Eng land It is expected in official circles O offtcinl olrctes Sir Ronald Lindsay the Brit ish ambassador yesterday notified the American government of the action of the English government in summoning an experts confer ence to work out the details of the moratorium plan Acting Secretary Castle ex pressed confidence in a formal statement that little difficulty would be encountered in working out the details AUNT MET By Robert Quillen A quarrel is awful seri ous business to a man but I can give Pa a piece o my mind an keep right on lov in him while Tm at it John D in Good Health as He Passes 92nd Year Usual Band Music and Fireworks Left Off Days Program TARRYTOWN N YJuly 8 Within the walls of his 8000 acre Pocantico Hills estate which oil millions built John D Rockefeller today observed his nlntysecond birthday in excellent health The usual band music fireworks and distribution of dimes were lack ing for Neighbor Johns birthday program Messages of congratula tions poured In but the actual cele bration was a family affair Gratitude Is Expressed In a birthday message for the vorld Mr Rockefeller said JThese ccasions offer me a very welcome ipportunity first to express my gj Utiide to the many many friends who not only at this time but thru out the year have shown their kind y regard to me and second to wish hem and theirs and all the world a arge measure of health and con tentment which are the basis pf real hapiness The program mapped out for Mr Rockefeller included his bit of golf a little work with his secretary a motor ride in the estate and a din ner in the evening Only members of the immediate family were In vited to the dinner A birthday cake wan baked Is More Important There is one day more important than his birthday friends say The day he got his first job as an as sistant bookkeeper in Cleveland m 1855 He earned in the fir three months That day is Sept 26 Which he usually observers by giv ing away a bushel of shiny dimes Twenty years ago Mr WOODCOCK WILL TAKE BIG BOYS Says He Will Leave Private Violator to Conscience and Education WASHINGTON July 8 private violator of the liquor laws would be left to his own conscience and the forces of education under a policy advocated by Prohibition Director Woodcock Speaking over the Columbia Broadcasting system last night Woodcock expressed the belief that such progress had been made by his bureau In the past year that even tually it would eliminate the big Illicit liquor dealers The dry chief said commercial vio lators were caught sooner or later No matter how important or big the ofefnder he said shows that he is eventually caught But the private con very probably escape all direct punishment because of the protection the law gives him We are compelled to leave him to his conscience The pity of it is that he is the the commercial violators acts term foreign credits on a large scale will be started immediately WOULD DISBAR NINE LAWYERS Men Are Former Attorneys for Sanitary District of Chicago CHICAGO July 8 for mer attorneys for the sanitary dis trict of Chicago were recommended for disbarment today in the report of Circuit Judge Thomas Taylor to the Illinois supreme court He pro posed the suspension of 38 others acquittal seven and advised fur ther hearing for one The 55 lawyers were tried in dis barment proceedings involving them in the alleged acceptance of salaries without adequate public service TEX AS AVIATORS SEK 525000 OF JAPANESE PAPER Refueling Plane Awaits Robbins and Jones at Fairbanks BULLETIN BULLETIN VANDERHOOF B C July g transPacific plane Fort Worth passed here at Iowa time today fly Ing high nnd to the northwest Vunderhoof Is about 75 miles north of Frlnco George CEATTLE I Markets at A Glance Forth Worth lower plane Is shown makinga re fueling test before starting its nonstop flight from Seattle to Toltyo L Uobbins former endurance flight recordholder and H S Jones Ills navigator nre Khoivn just before they left Fort Worth Tex for Seattle Knbbins son and Mrs Rohblns arc pictured with them Justices of Peace to Marry Free and Even Pay for Taxi Fares EVANSTON 111 July 8 Five Evanston justices of the peace will perform marriages without charges until Labor day Thats not all They will pay taxi fare for out oftown couples from the station The idea is to get business from ri val Gretna Greens NEW YORK Stocks Weak pivotal shares continue decline rails sag oils soft CHICAGO favorable weath er report sympathy with wheat Lindbergh Cut as He Makes Pool Landing NEW YORK July 8 bergh hurt In a night Well the colonels features are a bit ob scured by a large strip of adhesive tape across his upper lip He made a one point landing on a dive into a swimming pool JOHN D ROCKEFELLER ler turned over In cap ital holdings to his son John D Jr who was to spend it for the benefit of all mankind Since that time the oil king has lived in contentment ami increasing health He has often said good health makes any one pros Plane in Reliability Tour Crashes Pilot Rushed to Hospital STEUBENVILLE Ohio July S Sughes piloting one of the Edsel B Ford reliability tour airplanes crashed as he took off to day from Scotts field at Yorkville The plane crashed at the edpn of the field and Sughes was caught in the wreckage He was dug out and rushed to a Martina Ferry hospital Sailing for Italy July 30 Turn to Page Two and read about the nation al intelligence test for high school boys Your last chance to enter LONDON JULY 17 First Meeting on War Debt Plan Delayed at Request of France LONDON July 8 who will examine the Young plan In relation to the Hoover morator ium will hold their first meeting in London on July 17 it was announc ed today Originally Great Britain had wanted the meetings to begin next Monday but France wanted to de lay until after bastille day on July 14 Announcement of the date for the first meeting was made at Prime Minister Ramsay MacDon alds office U S To Send Observer WASHINGTON July 8 Acting Secretary Castle of the state department announced toda that the American governmen would send an observer to the tech nical experts committee meeting in London which will work out de tails of the debt moratorium July 8 jected 5100 mile ueling flight from Seattle to Tokyri ot under way at a m Iowa me today when Reg L Robbins nd H S Jones Texas airmen opped off in quest of a 525000 rize offered by a Japanese aper Their sno white monoplane Fort Worth loaded with 300 gal ons of gasoline took to the air aft r their second sprint down the run way of Boeing Held Robbins at tha controls got the planeup by giv ng It the gunat the end of tho runway Tokyo Friday Morning By refueling from their tored mother plane over Fairbanks Alaska and again over im mediately after crossing the Bering Sea Robbins and Jones expected to reach Tokyo by Friday morning Iowa time pr about 55 hours after their takeoff The plane headed directly northward for an Inland course over British Columbia and Yukon territory onjlje way to banks The refueling plane at the latter Mattern and Nick Texas the trimotored craft will fill the tanks of the Fort Worth and then follow it acrossAlaska to Solo mon There the mother craft will pick up gasoline and strike out to ward Siberia to make the last scheduled refueling Weather conditions along the first part of the route were said by gov ernment meteorologists to be ideal Two Courses Routed Two courses have been routed pri the Siberian side If the flyers find favorable weather they will skirl the coast of Kamchatka Peninsula and then fly over the Kurile Islands to Japan Otherwise they plan to journey around the Gulf of Anadir and then fly down the coast bub keeping inland about 100 miles Robins and Jones figured it would take 15 to 17 hours to reach Fair banks and about six more to get to Nome Robbins and Jones will not ha eligible to win the put up by Seattle businessmen for a nonstop air trip between Seattle and Tokyo1 as they will be refueling outside rt radius of 50 miles of the two cities They said they might however ini stall additional fuel tanks and try1 flying back again nonstop for tha Seattle prize Plnno Second Hand The Fort Worth has a 225 horsd power Wright motor that has ruri 1200 hours The plane is a Locki heed Vega and has been flown 553 Even Riding Horses Must Carry Lights WILLIMANTIC Conn July 8 even when ridden must carry head and tail lights on the highway after darkMr and Mrs Arthur Glide have been warned by oolice and prosecutor HER RIGHTS FADE Rumanian Queen Not Invited to Attend Wedding of Princess Ileana BUCHAREST Rumania July S Helen already shorn of aer royal prerogatives today saw her personal rights fading under the hand of King Carol Shortly after her chamberlain an nounced she would spend the sum mer at Constanza with Crown Prince Michael Carol issued a pro clamation denying the truth of the statement His words were taken to mean that the boy would re main in Bucharest with his father Queen Helen was not included in the list of guests for the wedding of Princess Ileana and Archduke Anton at Sinaia on July 26 King Carol and the Prince of Ho henzollcrn will be witnesses for Princess Ileana Archduke Antons witnesses will be his father Arch duke Leopold Salvator and the Count of Guelf The festivities will last from the twentyfourth to the twentysixth Burlington Man Drowned While Swimming in River BURLINGTON July 8 TV George Grupc 32 of Burlington was drowned here Tuesday while swim ming in Skunk river He was un married and is survived by his par ents Tlim lo Page 7 Column 3 4 Wounded as Police Quell Breadline RioJ BARCELONA Spain July men were wounded when po lice quelled a breadline riot today The disorder was started by the al leged mistreatment of a man In tM breadline by a policeman Weal IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy and unsettled Wednesday night and Thursday Not much change in tempera ture LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figure for 24 hour period ending at 4 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 76 Minimum In Night 51 At 8 A M Wednesday 73 Altho there was little of promise for warmer weather in the weath er mans forecast Wednesday fore noon the fact remained that wind had shifted from northwest southwest That usually warnU things up It vas just a week agl Wednesday noon that the unpre cedented warm wave was broken and there has not been a lure as hich as 90 since then ;