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FIRST AROUND-THE-WORLD AIRWAY AND U. S. ARMY FLYERS WHO BLAZED THE TRAJL f||| V^/ A '" ' IJEWC L.R^ LIEUT^)HNiiA^<eJR. LA FOLLETTE RANKS THREATEN BREAK Farmer-Labor Party Objects to Denunciation of Collec tion of Funds. the Associated Press. DENVKII. Colo., September 9.—A threatened break between the national Farmer-Labor party and the national I,a Fo'lette campaign committee looms as the result of a ’otter addressed to John M. Nelson of the national La Fol lette committee in Chicago by Or. C. B. Warner, chairman of the national cam paign .committee of the Farmer-Labor party. Dr Warner in his letter demands re- ! pudiation of the statement made by j Frank Harrison, regional director of the La Follette-Wheeler campaign, that Bert Martin. National Secretary of the Farmer-Labor party, was soliciting funds for the campaign in Colorado without authoriation from the La Fol lette headquarters. Mr. Harrison’s statement, he said, came as the result of a telegram from Robert M. La Follette, jr., that Mr. Martin has no authorization to collect funds and that "these people" (the Farmer-Labor party) were "absolutely unreliable." Dr. Warner asks if the telegram was sent out as quoted and whether "that Is the opinion of your headquarters.” "If such is the case that will mean that we sever our connection with you.” I Dr. Warner said. "If ' our organizn- | tlon disavows the te'egram, I shall expect it to give wide publicity to the I same, a personal letter to .Mr Martin | and a letter of censure to the person, | . or persons, responsible for this ac- j tion.” According to Dr. Warner, Mr, Martin recently received a request from Arthur E. Holder for a loan of SI,OOO to help defray the expenses of the La Follette-Wheeler campaign and the Cleveland conference, and acting on such request began to so’iclt funds. Slightly less than a week ago. Mr. Martin's work was objected to by Wil iam Johnston, Dr. Warner says. There, upon Mr. Martin agreed to stop col lecting funds. JACOB C. DOLD DEAD. Packer, With Washington Inter ests, Dies in Buffalo. BUFFALO, N. Y., September 9. Jacob Q. Hold, nationally known packer, died here last night. The funeral will be held at 2:30 Thursday afternoon. He was head of packing plants in Buffalo, Omaha and Wichi ta and of the Capitol Refining Com pany of Washington, D. C. During the World War Mr. Dold served as a member of the advisory committee on -food administration, and he was for a number of years a member of the executive committee of the Institute of American Packers. Death was due to pneumonia, which enveloped suddenly after a day spent on his wheat field farm. eVterans to Take Boat Trip. MICHIGAN CITY, Ind., September p.—Addresses by prominent speakers and a boat trip to Gary, Ind., with an inspection of the steel mills, consti tuted, today’s program of the annual encampment of the United Spanish Wax Veterans. military parade will be held toright. , ■■ j D. C HEADS WELCOME WORLD FLYERS .Speaking on behalf of the people of Washington, the Commis sioners today extended a forma! welcome to the world flyers. The text of the message follows: ’’The Commissioner? of the District of Columbia, on behalf of the citizens of the District, extend a most hearty welcome to the American Army aviators who have successfully accomplished the circumnavigation of the world for the first time in history. This accomplishment reflects great credit on the Intrepid representatives of the United States Army, and is a matter of pride to all the people of America. The Commissioners feci that it is an honor to the 1 City of Washington to welcome these men, and on behalf of the city they extend to them the hearty congratulations of all the resi dents of the District of Columbia. Hale to Propose Monument Where Aviators Landed I R.r the Api«ool*led Pres«. j PORTLAND, Me., Septonfber 9 A monument at Mere Point, near Brunswick, to commemorate the first landing in home waters of the American round-the-world flyers, was proposed today by Sen ator Frederick Hale. He said that at the next session of Con gress his first official act would be to introduce a bill calling for the erection of such a monument. OGDEN FINISHING FLIGHT WITH PAINFUL INJURY I Commander Tells Story of Lieuten -1 ant's Fortitude Since Fall of Wade's Plane. I I By the Associated Prean. MITCHEL FIELD, N. T., September 9. —With the plaudits of New York still ringing in their ears, Lieut. Lowell H. Smith and three of his companions in the Army’s round-the-world flight gave a series of intimate sidelights on their heroic achievement before the flyers started on the last lap of their journeyl Out of the mass of details, given with a patent modesty, there came to light for the first time that one of the flyers, Lieut. Ogden, has continued with the expedition despite a painful injury. Lieut. Smith, the flight com mander, told the story. Lieut. Ogden, he recounted, was In Lieut. Leigh Wade’? plane when It made its forced descent into the sea, after leaving Kirkwall, in the Orkney Islands. He was taken on board the U. S. destroyer Barry, and, while standing on the bridge of the ship, touched a charged iron railing which was used to ground the antennae of the craft’s radio. The contact caused an electric spark, and Ogden was severely burned on the leg. Lieut. Ogden Is still suffering from the injury, and on arrival here yester day was ordered to the poet hospital, where his leg was massaged. Although the wound is still painful, post doctors said he would be able to continue the flight this morning. Hit by Auto, Dies. Special Dispatch to The Star. CUMBERLAND, Md„ September 9. —Neal C. Relth, 44 years old, died last night from injuries sustained when struck by an automobile driven by John Rank on Bedford road. Rank was exonerated by the author ities, who found that Relth stepped out directly in front of the machine. His widow and two children survive. THE EVENING STAR. WASHINGTON. D. C.. TUESDAY. SEPTEMBER 9. 1924. AVIATORS RESUME FLIGHT TO CAPITAL AFTER HALT IN FOG (Continued from First Page.) field. entertaining them while await ing further word from the flyers. The President and Mrs. Coolidge were well prepared for the rain. Mr. Coolidge wearing a top coat and a pair of old-fashioned New England rubbers, while his wife had on a fur trimmed cape. Strolls About Field. When the rain stopped the Presi dent took a stroll about the field. He went to the car In which were Secretary Hughes and Mrs. Hughes and, after a few moments chat, con tinued on his walk. He was shortly Joined by Secretaries Weeks and Mellon. The rain that had threatened to put a damper on the ceremonies ceased about 11:30 and the crowd suddenly appeared from sheltering places and guards had difficulty In keeping the field clear of milling spectators. The District was officially repre sented at the reception in honor of the world flyers by Commissioners Cuno H. Rudolph and MaJ. J. Franklin Bell. They arrived at Bolling Field about 11:45 o'clock and took positions In front of the line to await the flyers. At 11:40 the escort formation of De Havitands again took off to pick up the flyers. Gen. Mitchell, how ever, did not accompany them but went up over the field In his own plane. On his walk about the field the President was accompanied by only two Secret Service men. He became greatly interested In the dozen or so empty planes lined along the walk way and stopped to inspect them, his face showing his admiration and In terest. Finally, at the Seagull 11, Gen. Mitchell’s private plane, he stopped and talked to Sergt. E. S. Phillips and Private Harry Short, who were standing near, asking them many questions about the plane. Then he stepped up to the cockpit to get a look at the Inside while his proud Instructors pointed out the- various instruments for the manipulation of the ship. When announcement was made that the world flyers were eating lunch ’ in Aberdeen, half of the 10,000 spec tators at Bolling Field, it seems, made a dash for the lone post can teen. Virtually everything In the store except toilet waters and soap was soM out within 15 minutes. Crowds came away with pies in one hand and bottles of ipilk la the other. The majority of the crowd that remained to await the return of the flyers went .without luncheon. ( : h ■ DAVIS GETS DATA ON WESTERN NEEDS Democratic Nominee Plans Strong Statement on De velopment Projects. Hy the Aanoriateri I‘rpH*. ESTES PARK. Colo., September !*.— At a retreat in a little valley nestled here at almost the very summit of the Rocky Mountains, John W. Davis, Democratic presidential nominee, rested today after his strenuous cam paigning in the West. Before returning to Denver Thurs day he will complete the mapping out of the address he is to deliver there that night. In it he will treat sub jects of great importance to the peo ple in this section of the country— conservation, reclamation and irriga tion. Sees Projects First Hand. Mr. Davis already has given much study to these subjects and on his trip here from Denver yesterday evening he got a close-up picture of possibilities in and the fruits of the development of the natural resources found in these mountains. The 90 miles from Denver was made by automobile and a detour was taken in order that the candidate might greet crowds at Longmont and Loveland. He had not intended to make a speech, but he found such a large gathering at Loveland that he spoke briefly from the tonneau of his car after he had shaken hands with several hundred men, women and children. -Meets Senator Adams. From Loveland It was but a short run to the foothills where the party struck the winding road through Big KKKHWOO<I<W*tKH><HKH><KKH><KKH3<H>CKH><HKH><K>OOOCKSOO<KJ CHMKM I WHO’S WHO | | With the World Flyers | § WO. IIKXRV H. OUDEN. 2 /VVVVVVVM ** v w***' LIEUT. H. H. OGDEN. who acted an mechanician for Lieut. Wade until the fateful mo ment when their plane was forced to an unforunatc end on the hop from Kirkwall to Reykja vik, Is a native of Woodvllle, Miss., and Is a son of E. D. Ogden of that place. Lieut. Ogden Is only 23 years old. and Is therefore younger than any of the other world flyers, but In the brief time In which he has been in the service he has made a wonderful record and has attained the rank of a commissioned officer from the grade of private, and this solely as a result of his skill, ability and hard work. In 1919 Ogden was a staff sergeant. In 1921 he was on duty at the avia tion repair depot, Montgomery, Ala., > where he performed such excellent work that he was given special as signments of duty. In 1923 he was transferred to Ure ehief pursuit group at Ellington Field, Texas, where his knusual grasp of mechanical matters and his continued willingness to work Thompson Canyon on which the climb of 3.000 feet to Estes Park was made. Here the altitude is 8.000 feet, but the nominee was unaffected by the rarlfted atmosphere. Here Mr. Davis found I'nlted States Senator Alva Adams of Colorado with whom he conferred both last night and today on the subject matter of his next address, SEES DENVER LEADERS. DENVER. Colo.. September o. John W. Davis spent six hours here yesterday familiarizing himself with political conditions in Colorado, be fore proceeding to Estes Park. Arriving here early in the day from 1 Nebraska, where he opened his cam paign west of the Mississippi River, the Democratic presidential candi date was escorted to a hotel, where Gov. Sweet and other leaders of the Colorado Democracy called on him. Some of the candidates in the hotly contested State primary to be held today sought to have Mr. Davis remain here overnight for a series of additional conferences, but he and his advisers decided to adhere to the original program for two days of quiet in the mountain resort already selected for the purpose. State leaders gave Mr. Davis en couraging reports oir the outlook here, both as to the Democratic State and national tickets. On his part the presidential nominee ex pressed satisfaction over the results of his Western trip and particularly over the reaction from his Omaha address, in which he outlined his farm relief program. Mr. Davis does not -plan now to make any set addresses in this Slate other than that here Thursday night. In which he will discuss reclamation. Irrigation and conservation. Ar rangements have been made, however, for two rear platform speeches dur ing the trip to Cheyenne, Wyo„ where he will deliver the third formal ad dress of his Western campaign. The nominee will leave here on his special train Friday afternoon and will make his first stop at Greely, Colo., where a Slate fair is being held. The second stop will be at Brighton. brought him under the eyes of the officers who later were concerned In the world flight. V When Lieut. Wade was designated to fly one of the planes on this mo mentous flight he picked Ogden for his mechanician, an enviable position, which many commissioned officers would have been glad to fill. When Ogden left the United States at the beginning of the flight he was still a staff sergeant, but the machinery of the War Department was already In motion to reward him for his excel lent service and the fine record which he held. When the flight reached Shanghai, China, on June 5, 1924, a cable was awaiting Staff Sergeant Ogden, announcing that he had been commissioned a second lieutenant in the United States Army and would assume his rank at once. In view of his youth and the great experience which ;be has already had in aviation service, it is expected that, Lieut. -Ogden will make more than an ordinary name far himself Wore many years are passed.. * it* LITTLE GLIMPSES AT WORLD FLYERS Without "Les” Arnold. Bolling j Field's photo officer. In the back seat | of the fiagplane Chicago, it would j have been a much harder task for • Lowell Smith to lead the Army world flight to Its present concluding stages. The presence of Arnold gave him the greatest feeling of security because there was some one behind him that could be called upon in a pinch and deliver the goods, which is amply illustrated by Arnolds four hours of pumping gasoline when the mechanical pump broke on the flight from Greenland to Labrador. "It's a great feeling to shake the controls and hand the ship over to him.” Lieut. Smith says. "Poor Arnold, he's been through many rough rides!” but these Arnold did not mind, for he had the greatest confidence in the ability of his chief to get him through. Another source of comfort to Lieut. Smith lay in Jack Harding, assistant pilot to Lieut. Eric Nelson. "There have been times," the leader explains, "when things looked pretty black for us. but they never seemed to affect Jack so strongly. It would cheer us up to look over at his smiling face and sparkling eyes, wiych always chased the gloom away. ’ There are not many more places in this world left for Lieut. Nelson to fly to. He holds the distinction of being the only Army Air Service offi cer to have been selected as a mem ber of all three major expedition? of that branch of the War Department. He was engineering officer of the flight from New York to Nome, Alas ka. under command of Capt. St. Clair Streetl; the San Antonlo-Porto Rico- Washlngton, D. C.. flight and the world flight. Lieut. Henry (Hank) Ogden punched cowa. on his father's ranch in Mississippi before entering the air service. He was a sergeant at Sel fridge Field. Mount Clemens, Mich., when selected as a mechanic for Lieut. Wadp's Boston, and later was discharged from the service, commis sioned a lieutenant in reserve avia tion on Lieut. Smith's recommenda- I lions, and called to duty. When the Flyers * Souvenirs Sent From Orient Rifled En Route Just about one-half of the articles shipped back to Wash ington by Llents. Wade and Arnold from the Orient, which Included presents and purchases of souvenirs, were found by the flyers on their arrival here. Packages have been arriving at Bolling Field mangled and torn, and there are many evidences of theft. Arnold’s medal of the Rising flan, awarded him In Ja pan, was torn from its ribbon and then tied back again by somebody between Tokio and Washington. Whenever Arnold had nothing to think about on his flight around the world his thoughts ran hack to the whereabouts and condition of his flivver coupe, which he left at Bolling Field last February. On his ar rival today he found it had been sold by n brother officer (or $l5O. Guatemalan Contul General Diet. i LOS ANGELES, September 9.—Felix De C. Avila, Guatemalan consul gen eral here and former secretary of : state in hia native country, died at , Sierra Madro, near here, last night, after an illness of several years. The i body will be shipped to Guatemala . for burial. > >. . . - ' ■ flight is over Ogden says he will find | himself out of the Army, as he prob j ably will be placed back in the re ! served list. What he will do will be decided later. Few officers in the air service have received more disappointments than Lieut. Smith. He was selected for the Alaskan flight and was ready to come East when the orders were revoked and his place was given to some one else. Then he was picked to fly in the Gordon Bennett races in Paris a few years ago and had made final preparations for going When another officer was chosen in his stead. He also had been informed that he was to go on the Porto Rican flight and for a third time he was left out. It seemed that the West wasn’t getting much of a chance. When he was in formed that he was to make the flight around the world he had learned by this time to not be ovcrjubilant. In stead of giving up hope of progress in the flying branch of the Army after having been left behind on such choice assignments he pitched in to an idea of refueling in flight. One day (ten. Patrick visited Rockwell Field and Lieut. Smith requested per i mission to put the idea into practice. The general agreed and the net result was that he and his pal. Lieut, Rich ter, stayed in the air in a De Havi land observation plain for more than 37 hours. Further he flew from the border of Canada to Mexico in 10 hours without a stop by taking on fuel from another plane. From Alaska to Brough. England. Arnold was known as Sergt. Turner, mechanic of the Chicago. Sergt. Turner was selected by Lieut. Smitn when plans' had been made to carry four sergeants with the four officers at the beginning of the flight. Ac cordingly, "Sergt. Turner” appeared on the side of the plane under Lieut. Smith's name when Arnold succeeded him at Seattle. At 'Brough the flyers were idle many days waiting tor the Navy escort, so Arnold got his first opportunity to reveal fits correct Identity to foreigners by painting ms own name beneath that of Smith s. Britain Is Impressed Deeply by V. S. Effort to Assist McLaren The action of the American flyers in arranging for a new plane to be sent Maj. Stuart MacEaren by an American de stroyer after he had crashed in Asia had a far-reaching ef fect on the British navy. When Smith landed in Lon don, the admiralty personally placed before him the use of the entire British navy for any thing. anywhere. They almost Insisted that he take over the British warcraft for his disposal, but Smith replied that the American cruiser Richmond was on her way and that the. cruiser Raleigh and the destroy ers Billingsley and Held al ready in European waters would see them safely around to Greenland where they would be joined by more destroyers and cruisers. When Wade went down off the Faroe Islands, the British navy was the first to offer as sistance. Eich Divorcee Weis Agkin. SAN FRANCISCO, September '9. Mrs. SalUe Feldman White, who was divorced last Saturday at Reno. Nev., from Abraham White, wealthy leather merchant of New York, was married Here last night to Ferdinand Fleisch ntn of Ker York. NOBLE STOWAWAY’S NAVAL TRIP PROBED Baron van Westerholt Came to U. S. on Battleship Texas Without Passport. By the Associated Press, NORFQLK. Va., September 9.—How an alien with apparent ease had found an Amtrican battleship a quick method of coming to the United States without bothering with passport or immigration restrictions is a question the Navy De partment yesterday took steps to answer. The alien is Baron Arend van Westerholt, who was brought here as a stowaway on the battleship Texas about two weeks ago when she re turned from Gibraltar after the annual cruise of the Naval Academy mid shipmen. The young nobleman, a Hollander, who has been held in jail here by direction of the immigration authori ties for deportation, will not sail as scheduled. A message from the Texas, now off the Virginia Capes, asked that he he held as a witness in a court martial to fix responsibility for hi* presence aboard that ship. How He Lived Mystery. Some naval officers here from the first have contended that the baron's story that he boarded the Texas without help, hid himself In the hold of the ship and lived two weeks on chocolate, would bear investigation, but there was no explanation here as to the eleventh hour request for delay in deporting the young adv/nturer. There were reports, however, that the immigration authorities at Wash ington had called the case to the at tention of the Navy Department, and . that Secretary Wilbur had ordered the investigation. Rumors here were that some of the young midshipmen as a lark had smuggled the baron aboard ship. The stowaway himself refused to say how he obtained water during his j period of hiding, but did say he was I nicely treated after he had been found. FRENCH 75S BOOM SALUTE Guns on Ellipse Give Highest Tribute to Flyers. Washington was notified of the ar rival of the world flyers today by the booming of two famous French TdSj which were brought from Fort Myer and placed In position on the Ellipse Highest honors were given by the twenty-one gun salute. • j* The detachment in charge number ing 16 men of the 16th Field Artil lery was headed by Lieut, E. M.,' Taylor. BRAZIL REBELS BEATEN. | Force of 1,000. Well Equipped. Obliged to Retreat. BUENOS AIRES, September 9.-- Afler a clash near Tibiriga, Brazil, on the border between the states of Mat to Grosso and Sao I’aulo, a column of - more than 1,000 well equipped rebels > was obliged to retreat, leaving some . war material and prisoners in the ■ hands of the Brazilian federal troops. 1 says a Santos dispatch to La Nacion. The federals lost four killed and a number wourded.