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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 30, 1931, Mason City, Iowa ARLON E R HIS MEM ART DEPT OF IOWA r 5 t fl HOME EDITION North Iowa s DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT RIAUET ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MAY 30 1931 VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE PAY TRIBUTE TO NATIONS HEROES HOOVER SPEAKS ON SPOT SACRED TO REVOLUTION Tells Country to Rise From Valley Forge of Depression VALLEY FORGE Pa May 30 Hoover today por trayed a United States in tne midst of another Valley Forge of depres sion which can be overcome only thru the inventiveness the re sourcefulness the initiative everyone of us On the ground where George Washington and his men sufferer deprivations in the winter of 177M78 before those very wants Army Planes Hover Above at Arlington Thousands Gather at National Cemetery Near Capital WASHINGTON May 30 capital today paid another tribute to thd soldier dead Despite a throat of afternoon rains here and thruout tbe east and in the middle west the armys air armada looked for no unusual dif ficulty as it flew overhead while thousands joined in the Memorial day observance at Arlington ceme tery Band and bugle corps were as sembled to swing thru the capital while officials honored heroes great in peace as in war With President Hoover speaking at Valley Forge and Vice President Curtis at Gettys 40 TINY RACING PRESIDENT HOOVER SPEAKS AT VALLEY FORGE Billy Arnold Favorite to Repeat Victory on Speedway MOTOR SPEEPWAY Indian apolis May SO of the 500 mile auto race sched uled for 10 a m wns delayed due to rain By CHARLES DUNKLEY INDIANAPOLIS May 30 1 Forty tiny racing cars piloted by the premier drivers of America lined up three abreast Saturday to await the start of the 500 mile automobile race at the Indianapolis Motor rSpeedway withVprospects it isan hour of unusual stress and trial You have each one your special cause of anxiety So too have I But Passing Trial But he expressed the ionviction that no one who reviews the past can doubt that this like a score of similar experiences in our his tory is but a passing trial Ho warned nowever against the rosy path to every panacea as a way out of depression and scouted the claim that the source of all wisdom is in the government The revolution of which Valley Forge was the darkest but per haps the most glorious moment was fought not alone for national independence he said but also to retain for the individual an inde pendence from the deadening re straints of government We are still fighting this war ot Independence he asserted x x x we know that tne source of wisdom ia in the people that the peopl can win anew the victory New Insights Born Out of Valley Forges of individ ual and national careers he said are horn new insights new sym pathies new powers and new skill Sirens still sing the song of UH easy way for the moment of diffi culty the president said but the common sense of the common man the inherited tradition of an inde pendent and self reliant race tho historical memories of Americans who glory in Valley Forge even as they glory in thesf tell vis the truth for which our an cestora fought and suffered the truth which echoes upward from this soil of blood and tears that the way to the nations greatness is tht path of selif reliance independence iTurn In rage 2 Cnlumn fl the white house 10000 Flags Wave At the national cemetery on the Potomac river 22 veterans organi zations memorialized the soldiers of all the nations wars Ten thousand flags placed by Boy Scouts yester day waved over the graves in Ar lington There James A Drain a former national commander of the American Legion and Representa tive Royal C Johnson of South Da kota chairman of the last house veterans committee were invited to speak The National Broadcasting com pany was ready to broadcast the ad dresses by Representative Sol Bloom of New York and Mrs Lowell Fletch er Hobart presidentgeneral of the Daughters of the American Revolu tion at noon For the words of the Rev James E Freeman bishop of the Episcopal diocese of Wash ington at the cathedral chapel in which the World war president is buried a nationwide hookup was arranged by the Columbia chain at 10 a m Thru Quiet Streets Thru quiet streets thousands AUNT HET By Robert Quillen We was govn to cut down our contribution to the preacher this year but 1 busted my upper plate an Pa got an ingrowin tonsil an we got kind o worried moved to religious and public cele brations set for almost every hour of the day Along residential Six teenth street they walked under an avenue of trees each planted in memory of a soldier who died in the World war Wreaths brightened the small concrete markers bearing bronze tablets with the names of the dead Secretary Doak was selected as speaker at an afternoon celebration at the Battleground national ceme tery and Senator Brookhart of Iowa was ready to lead observances in the cemetery of the old soldiers home Spanish and Indian war veterans joined World war survivors for a parade up Pennsylvania avenue and thru the business section At the tomb of the unknown sol dier GrecoAmericans joined in a tribute C Simopoulos minister of Greece was among the representa tives of the American Hellenic Edu cational Progressive association who presented a bronze memorial tablet for the white sepulcher atlons over the brick course for prizes totalling 5100000 Arnold llemiiins Favorite Billy Arnold 29 year old Chica goan who jumped from obscurity to win the American speed cham pionship a year ago remained a heavy favorite to repeat his tri umph in the race today Arnold will drive an eight cylinder frontdrive car using the same machine with which he captured the 1930 classic While Arnold1 is favored there were others who loomed as danger ous challengers These are Louie Meyer Los Angeles winner of the race in 1328 William Shoiy Cantlon Detroit finished sec ond last year and Russell Snow berger of Philadelphia Meyer and Cantlon each will drive 16 cylinder cars with Snowbcrger driving an eightcylinder stock car Winner to Get The sum of will go to the triumphant driver The speedway management has offered as first prize but 530000 will be added to this in the form of bon uses from manufacturers of auto mobile tires and other tire acces sories The second prize will be with 55000 for third 53 500 for fourth and 53000 for fifth Ten drivers are to share in the prize money The field is rated as the fastest ever to compete in the American motor classic And in addition to being the fastest the field also is a record breaker in point of start ers Thunder Showers Keportcd Altho thunder showers were re ported on the way the weather promised to be cooler with the skies slightly overcast When the gates of the huge speedway were thrown open at six oclock this morning thousands of motorists who had slept in their cars all night began moving thru the enclosure to take up advan tageous locations in the infield The drivers were set to get away on their perilous trip at 10 oclock central standard time North Iowas Cities Honor Soldier Dead Veterans Parade to Graves of Fallen Comrades Turner Charges Men to With bowed Heads and reverential V Faitli WiiVl respect residents in nmny North IVeC 1 dllll VVUU Iowa towns paid tribute Saturday to those who served in armies of the United States and whose bodies are now lying in cemeteries Me morial programs arranged by pa triotic and community organiza tions were the order of the day with special exercises at graves which were decorated Special vocal and Instrumental music was included on most of tho programs providing an attitude of homage and devotion honoring thoso who served the cause of their coun 1 try Outoftown speakers were on many of the programs recalling to triominds citizens the service oJ ithtwcTiJjn mJHlagreat States City was on the of the seVvlces at Plymouth which were Old Soldiers GOV DAN W TURNER charged the people of the present with the task of keeping faith with thoso who built the nation before a large crowd at the annual Memorial day ceremonies staged by Mason City veterans and other patriotic bodies Saturday The program which In cluded the decoration of the graves of the soldiers and the monument to the unknown dead was presented at Elmwood cemetery following a parade thru the business r section of the city torch ia ypurfli President Hoover made a Memorial day address at Valley Forge Pa where General Washington had his field headquarters during tho most desperate period of the Revolutionary war The call In pictured In the upper left was occupied ly Washington To the right is President Hoover making an address and he low is tho old Washington headquarters Two Men and Woman Races Bound Killed When Car Hits Truck LEBANON Ind May 30 Two men and a woman of Chicago were killed when their car crashed into a truck eight miles north of here today Another woman was seriously injured The men were identified as M Bohne 55 and Ar thur Walter The party was enroute lo the In dianapolis motor speedway Physi cians said recovery of the injured woman was doubtful Identity of the women could not be established immediatclv SHIP ON ROCKS OFF CALIFORNIA 400 Passengers Put Out in Life Boats Rocks Will Prevent Landing SAN FRANCISCO May 30 O Wireless reports from the coast wise steamer Harvard which went on to the rocks 130 miles north west of here early today said al her 400 passengers had been pul out in life boats but that the boats had been ordered not to land Uecausi of the danger of rocks The steamship H F Alexande off Cape Piedras Blancas and the scout cruiser Louisville had re ported they were on their way t I thfi cpnno TEXflS MUST GO HOME France Denies Entrance to Night Club Hostess and Broadway Gang PARIS May 30 Texas Guinan and her gang of 30 Broad way blonds cannot enter France for business or for pleasure The director of the Surcte Gen erale responsible for policing France told the Associated Press today that the French government had refused admission to the American night club hostess and that the decision was final Officials of the French line tele phoned from Havre that they had received Instructions from the gov ernment to send the party and their white horse back to the United States on the first boat They prob ably will sail on the liner Paris Wednesday for New York Contract Not Visaed Havre police said they understood hat the contract under which the entertainers were to perform in a Paris cabaret had not been visaed by the ministry of labor before they left New York La Guinan and her Pals will be allowed to remain at the writer front emigrant hotel in which they were quartered last night She said yesterday she might take the girls on a world tour to broaden their viewpoint or to some port on the Mediterranean Hart TourlsS Passports The official reason given was that the party left New York with tour ist passports which specified the period for which they could remain whereaa in order to work they should have been given special vis nea by the French consulate gen eral It was understood also in official circles that information telling of gay parties aboard the Paris on the trip across the Atlantic had reached the French police These stories together with reports that the British government hRd refused entrance were believed on good authority to have entered Into the decision ROGERS BEVERLY HILLS Cal May 30 couple of years ago no business seemed to be up to date unless it had its holding company The title holding seemed like you had something so the suckers went for it But now the stockholders find out that all they were holding was the bag So thats whats the matter with your Wall street You cant go out now when your business aint doing so good and merge with something else thats doing worse and form a holding company and issue more stock What you got nowadays you got to hold yourself The buyers are looking in the bag now before they hold it Yours THREE KILLED IN MADISON CRASH Aviator and Two Passengers Bound for Races Make Bad Landing MADISON Wis May 30 Lawrence Fischnick 39 pilot and two passengers identified as Ed ward Rastree 26 and Edwin Brei by 16 all of Madison were killed at the Madison airport early today when their plane crashed in an at tempted landing Fischnick and his companions took off for Indianapolis lo attend the automobile races shortly after 4 a m A heavy fog hung over ths field Merle Buck chief pilot at the Madison airport said the plane was moving between 90 and 100 miles an hour when the crash came Fischnick a local garage man and transport pilot with four yeari flying experience was the ownei of the biplane 15000 Members of A E F and Four Civil War Vets Sleep in France PARIS May 30 111 imposing cemetery of Romagne SousMontfaucon where sleep near ly 15000 former wearers oC the olive drab and forest green to the humble and isolated tombs of the hluedenimed stevedores near Bor deaux and Marseillea the graves of the war dead of the American ex peditionary force thruout France today weredecked with flowers and flags At the same time the last rest ing place of four veterans of the Civil war Uncle Abes buejackcta of U S S Kearsage killed in ac tion off the French coast in June of 1864 after a memorable contest with the Confederate raider Ala bama were similarly decorated near Cherbourg Consul Samuel H Wiley of North Carolina one of the former Confederate states per formed the act of homage on behalf of the nation Surcsnes cemetery on the heights to the southwest of Paris was the scene of an imposing ceremony Under the chairmanship of Ambas sador Walter E Edge of New Jer soy gathered representatives of the American Legion the Veterans o Foreign Wars the Legion auxiliary and other patriotic societies Memorial services were held in the American procathedral church of the Holy Trinity and at St Tosephfl Roman Catholic church in Paris scheduled to start with a parade in the morning to the cemetery and finding in the cemetery Dunn Is Speaker G Dunn Mason City was scheduled to give the Memorial ad dress at the observance of Memorial day in TItonka at a morning pro pam sponsored by tho American Jegion Patriotic organizations took iart in the parade The Rev P W Pfaltzgraff pas tor of Grace Evangelical church Mason City planned to give the ad dress at the Memorial exercises at Dumont in the morning at tho ceme tery Patriotic organizations took part in the parade and music was furnished by a male quartet The address at Garner was to be given by W Earl Hall managing editor of the GlobeGazette at the exercises sponsored by patriotic or ganizations The parade formed in the morning nnd the march led to the cemetery Mr Hall planned an address at Klcmme Saturday after noon J A Nelson was the speaker nt the exercises at Calmar Saturday morning which were sponsored by the American Legion post Observed at Ilockford The Rev Charles E Luce was to give the Memorial address at Me morial exercises at Kockford Sat urday morning in Central park A program of Memorial features spon sored by the American Legion was iffcluded Memorial services at Bancrafi were arranged in Forest hall with A M DeVaul giving the address The program included music an drills and recitations by students At Marble Rock Memorial ex ercises started in tho afternoon with ritualistic work at the West Side cemetery by the W R C fol lowed by services for soldiers who died at sea The Rev Mr Faris was scheduled to give the address in the afternoon at the Hillside ceme tery A parade opened the exercises at Thornton followed by services at the cemetery The afternoon program was to include an address bv the Rev William Mueller of Rockwell Held nt Sheffield Exercises Saturday morning were announced for Sheffield cemeteries wo plan for a ftf1 PitriotVo constituency to preserve the nation as it has been built by its founders Governor Turner said American pioneers made a nation from what before was but a and gave much credit to the old soldiers for their part in that building He paid tribute to the veterans and those who gave their lives In the Civil war Spanish and World wars but noted that the day was created for the men of the Grand Army of the Republic and should be honored most of all for their sake 252 Graves Decorated A total of 252 graves were given the decorations at the ceremony Of these dead 186 were Civil vfar veterans 14 SpanishAmerican 4S World war veterans two of the war of 1812 and two United Stales reg ulars Four were added since last Memorial day These were Perry Henderson of the Civil war veter ans Frank Melsh of the Spanish American war aiid Dr W J Egioff and Joe Pints of the World war The parade units assembled Sat urday morning on Washing ton ave nue in the vicinity of the court house and at 9 oclock the column started moving northward to Thir1 street northwest from where it turned east to Federal avenue and then south to the cemetery The sidewalks along the business section were crowded with specta tors who came to sec the guards men in their neat new uniforms and Pershing caps the veterans of three wars as well as auxiliaries and oth er patriotic orders the two bands and two drum and bugle corps that thundered their patriotic airs as the Turn lo 1HKe Column SKe Bicycle Collides With Truck Killing Boy 14 OTTUMWA May 30 juries received when his bicycle collided with a truck proved fatal Friday to Ralph Mosher 14 Ottum wa high school freshman The Rev O W Brenner of the Ger man Baptist church and the Rev Carl Hudson of the Methodist church were among those on the pro grams The program also included several tributes by students and or ganizations Special services on Memorial day were announced at Manly starting with a parade to the cemetery The American Legion auxiliary was in charge of the program State Senator Lafe Hill wan tho speaker at the Memorial services at Nora Springs in the Methodist church Saturday morning After the services at tho crmrch exerciser were held at Park cemetery The American Legion was in charge of the services at Clarion Turn 1o IOWA WEATHER Mostly fnlr slightly cooler in tho cast portion Saturday night Sunday fuir rising tem peratures In tho afternoon LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures or 24 hour period ending at S oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 1 Minimum In Night 52 At 8 A M Saturday 54 Clouds and chilly weather greeted Mason City on the morning of its Memorial day with rain a live pos sibility for the day ;