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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 31, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY PAttY TIMES HOME EDITION AMP INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL WATCHED FLIGHT NO 254 PAST OF GREENE IS UNFOLDED IN GREAT PARADE Mayors Car in Lead Bids Welcome to Home comers Hoover Skes THURSDAY PROGRAM 10 A concert on Mala street by Brlstow band 11 A parade will be repeated 1 P concert on Main by Bristow band P Inning baU game between the Orig inal famous 1909 Greene team and the original great 1909 Dougherty team P game Spencer vs Albert Lea at Ram Ker park Music during ball game by Brlstow P Hinge quar tet from Mason City ann 8taB P concert by Cedar Falls band at Per rin park 8 80 P historical pageant will be re peated The musical ac companiment for the pageant will be fur nished by the Cedar Falls GREENEJuly of GreeneAfi ears a thou jler ji The parade led by a car with a huge welcome key atop it beai ing Mayor N A Merreau and S W Downs each wearing a stovepipe hat contained three sections iSd floats Were n6arly a half One of them took the form of a 10 foot wide birthday cake fash ioned from tissue paper bv EuchholK and Dralle y Dand provided music for the parade and the streets from one end of the line of march to the other were thronged with specta tors It was a big event for Greene and Butler county Belles In Windows Every store window is filled with relics of the past and stovepipe iats such as Will Blake beloved herewore back In 1856 on his ar rival from England are being worn by dozens of the local residents Three hundred homecomers had registered this forenoon Among the feature floats In the parade was one entered by th American Legion which took th form of an original prairie schooner The American Legion auxiliary en try which pictured a cemetery i France with crosses and popples was outstanding and the P E O float which featured a girl gradu eto seated In front of a mammot gold star drew much T attention an praise Last night was a gala night In eddition to the Gifford carnival there were two drum corps one the ClausenWorden American Legioi post corps from Mason City and th TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 1 Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS July We hadnt any more than got rid of the birthday of Italys greatest man than here our headliner h s one Henry Ford was GS years oldyes terday He has had more influ ence on the lives and habits of this nation than any man ever produced In It Great educators try to teach people great peachers trv to change people out no man produced thru the accepted channels has moved the world like Henry Ford He put wheels on our home A man s castle is his sedan Lifes greatest catastrophe Is a punc ture America wont fear the Lord as much as they do the next payment Everybody is1 rushing to get somewhere where they have no business so they can thE t0 the Plaoe they should never have left So good luck Mr Ford It will take 100 years to tell whether you have helped us or hurt us But you certainly didnt leave us like you found us Youre WILL RQGERS EUROPEANS EYE POSSIBILITY OF AUG1 OUTBREAK Police Prepare for Trouble Over Soviet Anti War Plans T ONDON July 31 Eur ope watched with increasing concern today preparations for com munist war demonstrations tomorrow Police in the various countries took measures to aveH threatened trouble i Inception and conduct of the dem onstrations generally were ascribe here to the Moscow Third Interna tionale Antibolshevik sources too the view the affair had less to d with antiwar11 than probolshe vism For days past reports from man European cities have told of vigor ous preparations to combat th movement on the ground that dis orders were bound to result fror them Many communist leaders an numbers of their followers hav been arrested and Imprisoned Paris was said here to have 20 000 armed troops and police organ Endurance Flyers Dive to Death TURN TO PAGE 13 COLUMN 8 Cool Winds AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen A married man islike a cat with its tail caught It dont suffer none if it just gives up an dont try to pull FARM PRODUCTS Vlass Selling Is Founda tion of Boards Plan for Farmers By RAYMOND Z HENLE Associated Press Staff Writer iUASHINGTON July 31 evolvement of perhaps a half dozen gigantic farmer owned co operative organizations to conduct rderly mass marketing of the prin ipal agricultural commodities Is nder consideration by the now ompletcd federal farm board as the oundation for Its attempt to bring rosperity to the farming industry Once the program is brot to ful illment farm leaders expect it to make the United States the arena for the greatest experiment in co operative marketing the world has ever known As now contemplated it will be based on demonstrated needs i each branch of agriculture affecte and on consideration of special cro conditions Under the guidance of Presiden Hoover and the members of th farm board all avowed advocates o the cooperative movement stablli zation operations by the govern ment on the open market will b avoided if possible Large marketing associations they believewill b able to produce results as beneficia as the government could obtain by By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Temperatures that tumbled pie f cipitously over night brot the entire country a break in a five day wave of excessive heat From coast to coast and from the border to the gulf cities reported appreciable drops especially Bis marck N Dak where the tempera ture fell 48 degrees to 54 Bismarck yesterday had a tem perature of 102 one of the highest in the country and today the city was the coolest The highest at 8 oclock this morning was 88 at Boise Idaho The break inthe heat said forecaster was only temporary however and it failed to alleviate drought conditions in the Rains while United States and Canada continued local and light Ytluc crops went on wilting and forest fires In Canada assumed menacing JllCildLIl UtJ proportions Agricultural authori ties in the east estimated that three days of soaking rain is needed for crops In their region In Suffolk county on Long Island farmers feared a loss to their po tato and corn fields TURN TO PAGE 12 COLUMN 2 CHICAGO MAN KILLED IN FIGHT Two Others Wounded in Re newal of What Police CaU Beer War CHICAGO July 31 Bozo Shupe died this morning rom a bullet wound received in a affray last night in which two other men were wounded Phy sicians at Bridewell hospital ex pected momentarily the death of Thomas McNichoIs 37 believed to lave been one of the participants n the shooting They said he could not live more than a few hours The other wounded man is George Riggins 29 a friend of Shupe His on d ill on was serious Police saw in the shooting which took place In the West Madison street badlands a possible renewal of the beer wars since Shupe a for mer convict was known they said to be engaged in the beer trade EDISON WILL QUIZ 49 BOYS Tests Will Determine Who Is to Become Second Edison EAST ORANGE N J July 31 rather frightened boys were assembled here today for a series of tests to determine upon which one of them the mantle of Thomas A Edison shall descend The boys ranging in age from 15 o 21 years come fromthe 48 states and the District of Columbia They were selected by elimination as the brightest in their states and to ha winner will he awarded a scholarship by Mr Edison for free tuition in technical schools for four years David Currie 17 Webster ity Is Iowas representative The bright glare of public atten fon which has surrounded each contestant since his selection as his states representative obviously has had its effect All seemed nervous and somewhat self conscious and uite apparently anxious about to morrow when Thomas A Edison himself will confront them with ne of his questionnaires A foretaste of what an Edison uestionnaire can be was given ach youth upon his arrival when e was handed a sheet of ID nues ions to fill out The questions comprised a cross xaminatlon as to the contestant nd his family as far back as the ccupatlon of hia grandfather PAIR DROWN IN CEDAR RIVER Gladwin Automobile Plunge Off Bridge After Hitting Car LONE TREii July 31 and Mrs George Hendrickson of lladwin were drowned in the Cedar ver near here last night when ienr automobile plunged off a bridge after colliding with a car drivftn by F J Sullivan of Cedar tapids The automobile turned over as it lunged into the water pinning Mr nd Mrs Hendrickson in the sedan n 6 feet of water The bodies were ot recovered until three hours after he crash at 6 p m Sullivan told officers that Hen rickson drove on the bridge at a fair rate of speed apparently not seeing the Sullivan car until he was near it Quick application of the brakes threw the car sideways causing it to strike Sullivans car and then crash head on thru the bridge railing Sullivan said he did not see the car take its plunge into the water boys who saw the accident calling his attention to it Farmers made an unsuccessful attempt to extricate the bodies but Sheriff F B Nester j of Muscallne with the aid of a wrecking machine raised the ma chine Hendrickson who was 56 and his wife 54 were returning from a shopping tour to Muscatlne RICHlUTOiST IS SENTENCED Richard Reynolds Scion of Tobacco Family Given Five Months LONDON July 31 Richard Joshua Reynolds rich young scion of the tobaccofamily of Winston Salem N Car was today found guilty of manslaughter on charges growing out of an accident in which his automobile was Involved and a motorcyclist was killed last May Ho was sentenced to five months in prison Theold Bailey jury deliberated less than an hour Arthur Graham the motorcyclist was killed on the Bath road at night when Reynolds was driving back to London from an outlncr at Hnrlnv Tnc progecu was SNOOKS JURY IS COMPLETED Judge Overrules Plea for Continuance of Mur der Case BULLETIN COLUMBUS Ohio TuIv 31 five days in which persons were examined a jury was completed at noon to noy to hear tho first degree murder trial of Dr Tames H bnook charged with thn ham mer slaying of Miss Tiieora nihls and student nt Ohio Stato university COURTHOUSE COLUMBUS Ohio July 31 j d Henry L Scarlet overruled a de fense motion today for a continu ance m the murder trial of Dr HSnook until such time as he defendant is physically able to ive attention to the proceedings The motion was presented immed ately after the morning recess by Tohn F Seidel of defense counsel We wish to make a motion for a continuance in this case until such time as the defendant is able to give his full attention to the proceed ings Seidel said or thai a cot be provided for him during the hear ing He informs me that he is not able to give his attention to the selection of this jury He is not able to follow the questions and answers and while he is physically present in this courtroom he Is not here in his full mind The court replied that each day since Dr Snook has complained of illness he had ordered an examina tion of the defendant during each noon recess by Dr H M Brundage and that the physician had declared Dr Snook able to continue in the courtroom MANY CHANGES IN DIPLOMATIC POSTS CERTAIN Only Few of Coolidgi Envoys Are to Be Retained BULLETIN WASHINGTON July 31 m W Garrett Baltimore banker Is understood to havo licen selected by President Hoover as ambassador to Italy succeeding Henry P Fletcher who 1ms determined to retire from the diplomatic service By TAMES L WEST Associated Press Staff Writer WASHINGTON July 31 When President Hoover and Secretary Stimson complete their reorganization of the diplomatic scmce only five at most and per haps only four of the 14 ambassa lors who served under Calvin Cool dge will remain at their posts Many changes among the 41 min isters accredited to the smaller for eign nations also will be made but relatively speaking they will not be on the wholesale scale of those in the higher diplomatic posts Alanson BHoughton already has at London Charles has izsifi i been or areexpected to be accepted Gould Sclmrman of New York ambassador to Germany Ogden H Hammond of New Jer sey ambassador to Spain William S Culbertson of Kansas ambassador to Chile Alexander P Moore of Pennsyl vania ambassador to Peru Noble Brandon Judah of Illinois ambassador to Cuba Charles MacVeagh of New York ambassador to Japan Senator Walter E Edge of New lersey will succeed the late Myron T Herrick Ohio as ambassador o France but the names of the successors to Fletcher and the other ambassadors who are to retire still ire withheld There have been reports that Jo seph G Grew ambassador to Tur TUKN TO PAGE 12 COLUMN 1 Naval Parity Real Defense Letter Claims Reply to McNutt Says Build ing Postponement Necessary WASHINGTON sl The agreement between the United States and Great Britain looking to complete equality in the strength of their navies is heldout by President Hoover as ananswer to critics of his decision to postpone work on the three cruisers which were to have been laid down in navy yards next fall Quoting our naval authorities as regarding parity with Greal Britain as a complete defense ol the United Slates in any contln gency the president has take oc casion to set forth the importance he attaches to the liondon agree ment in a letter replying to criti cisms of his cruiser postponement action by Paul V McNutt nation al commander of the American Le gion He describes the agreement ai the first step of the renewed con sideratlon of reduction of tho exces sive world naval armament and holds it to be a forward step o the first importance reiterating hi position that defense is all that th United States is seeking Claimed Disparity McNutts criticism was that post ponement of the cruiser buildlni tended towarddl8parity rather tha parity with iGreat Britain AiptwtiJ n the parity agreement than to resign ourselves to continued at tempts to establish it by rival con struction programs and continued We need not disguise the fact hat aside from the capital ship Imitations under the Washington treaty competitive building has TURN TO PAGE 12 COLUMN 1 tion alleged the defendant drunk at the time VlacDonald and Gen Dawes Confer Again LONDON July 31 WPremier Ramsay MacDonald had another conversation on the naval disarma ment question with Ambassador Charles G Dawes at Downing street this afternoon This was the last in a series of conversations the two statesmen have had before the premier starts on his thren woekn1 holiday at his Losslemouth Scot land home tomorrow indberghs Escape Injury When Tire on Plane Blows Out NEWARK N J July 31 Banding at the Newark airport to day on completion of n transcontin ental flight Col and Mrs Charles A Lindbergh experienced their siec ond narrow escape from serious mishap in 12 hours The plane went Into a ground loop damaging one wheel and the tip of a wing Neither the colonel nor his wife was injured Late yesterday In landing at Col umbus Ohio their last slop before Newark the plane started a grpmd loop when a tire on one of the out The plane half way round but the colonel righted it after scraping a wing on thi runway MKELVIE IS BOARD MEMBER Former Nebraska Governor to Represent Wheat Industry WASHINGTON July mer Governor S R McKelvie of Nebraska was appointed yesterday to the federal farm board complet ing Its membership This was announced yesterday at the white house where it was said McKelvies acceptance was condi tioned by a reservation that he be permitted to withdraw if he desires at the end of a year McKelvie will represent the grain producing industry on the farm board President Hoover conferred with the new board member shortly be fore the announcement was made It was said at the white house that McKelvie had been indorsed by a large number of farm organiza tions He is a graduate of the Uni versity of Nebraska and publishes an agricultural magazine known as the Nebraska farmer He went by successive political steps from mem bershlp in the city council of Lin coln to the governorship his slate which position he held from 1819 to 1923 PAIR STAYED IN AIR 420 HOURS EARNED 531000 Both Aviators in Good Condition at End of Long Flight CT LOUIS July 31 ceeding the worlds record for sustained flight by more than a week Date Reel Jackson and For est OBrlne brot the St Louis Rob in to a perfect landing at Lambert St Louis field last night at 738 oclock C S because they wished to attend tlio funeral serv ices today of George Lea Lambert killed Monday with a student flyer SPURN OFFERS ST LOUIS July SI Red Jackson and Forest OBrine champion endurance flyers today rejected profes sional theatrical offers which would have paid them handsome ly They did not announce any future plans The known cash income of the flyers from their feat had amounted to This is In addition to their sal aries for the flight hundreds of personal gifts and what was paid them by a newspaper syndicate for their own story of the flight The one cent was sent to them with a note of good natured josh ing by a frlena Storm Prospects Delay Start of Graf for U S Zeppelin Was Scheduled If you think the day of miracles has passed just aland oulside the door of a beauty Features Start Across Atlantic at Dawn F RI E D R ICHSCHAFEN Gar many July 31 weather reports received at Fricd richshafen this afternoon made if likely that the start of the GraJ Zeppelin scheduled for dawn Thurs day would ba postponed The reports indicated that a heavy storm was approaching itnj uaVilU JJE Friedrichschafen tonight whicii would make it impossible to take tho hugo transAtlantic dirigible out of her hangar At least one American couple I scheduled to make the passage Mr and Mrs Henry J Pierce of New York will be unable to make the trip Mrs Pierce who is now in sia with her husband Is ill and con sequently will be unable to make Friedrlchshafen in time Altho numerous applications for their places have been pouring In Including two from Americans tho Zeppelin company for the present Is declining to fill vacancies It is a much better proposition for us to take on more fuel ami good paying freight than to loaa Ihe Zeppelin to capacity with pas sengers said Captain Von Schiller The captain said another weather report was expected late today low chum the dust of the field Into a sticky gumbo us a hard rain de scended about 6 oclock A crowd estimated at 25000 was at the field and easily broke police Ines and a fence erected to protect he plane Crowd Cheers Wildly They cheered wildly and jammed about the hangar where Jackson and OBrine were rushed Employes of the CurtissRobertson company sponsors of the flight together with olice foiled souvenir hunters and he piano was towed with a tractor o its resting place beside the hangar Its motor a 6 cylinder air cooled radial CurtlssChallenger will be dismantled for a thoro fac tory inspection as to any faults which may have developed In the ong sustained flight The champion ndurance grind was started as a est for the motor which was brol nto commercial production about ive months ago Jackson and OBrine were cheer ul almost to hilarity as they dis ussed their achievement with re porters Reds greeting to the field physician as his physical examina tion started was good morning Judge Whats the sentence today Both said they felt fine altho OBrine added he was a little weak in the knees Asked as to the hardest part of the flight OBrine replied without hesitation the first 100 hours Had Praise for Plane Both airmen had praise for the plane Jackson adding that old TURN TO PAGE 12 COLUMN 4 Weai IOWA FORECAST Generally fair Wednesday night and Thursday somewhat cooler in north portion Wed nesday night nnd In extreme east portion Thursday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending al 8 oclock a m Wednesday Warmest Tuesday 91 Coolest In Night 05 At 8 A M Wednesday75 ;