1937 The Muscatine Journal 6.10.1937

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1937 The Muscatine Journal 6.10.1937 - 20 Plan es, Making A ir Tour of State Halt at...
20 Plan es, Making A ir Tour of State Halt at Municipal Field Here Muscatine was host today to one of the largest aerial displays in its history when 20 flashily-colored new planes taking part in an Iowa good will tour visited the municipal airport. ' Several Hundred Attend. A crowd of several hundred persons was on hand at the field about 9:30 a. m. when the first arrival, the tour's j | ' "—only woman pilot—" MRS. WALLACE DARLING official plane, bearing Sid Cleveland of Spencer, manager of the tour, dropped out of a cloudless sky and came to a perfect three-point landing. Mso in the official plane were Tom Director, the pilot, Miss Nola Shaw of Des Moines, Don Klasse of Spencer and Washington — (/Pi — S e n a t e Harold Davidson of Lorenz. It was but a short time later that the remainder of the fleet, piloted by some of Iowa's outstanding outstanding aviators, roared out of the sky from Iowa City where the tour stayed over-night after showing there Wednesday afternoon. afternoon. Arrive at Brief Intervals. In brief intervals the planes, of various models- and descriptions of the latest design, swept down on the sandy municipal field and taxied into formation along the edge of the airport. Mr. Cleveland was at the microphone microphone of the public address system, carried by the tour, to acquaint the crowd with planes and the dropped A. B. eran Water thrill to ..._ . "fluttering parachute" landing, j the plane almost coming to a standstill in mid-air as it floated to the ground in near auto-gyro fashion. A unique plane, a Waco cabin model owned by Dewey Tatro of Decorah, la., and piloted by Cliff Ryan, had a special ambulance carrier in the rear with which to carry patients. Lone Woman Pilot. Driving two of the new Ford V-8s were the only woman pilot and the youngest pilot accompanying accompanying the tour. They were Mrs. Wallace Darling of Cedar Rapids, who joined the tour for the day, and Chuck Schierski, a 16-year- old youth. Scores of Musc'atine persons interested interested in viewing some of the latest developments in airplane manufacture thronged the field during the day to inspect at firsthand firsthand the various type open-air ,nd closed cabin models. Many Early Vote on Tenancy Aid Sighted Washington —vP)— The senate agriculture committee sent the administration's farm tenancy bill to the floor today with a unanimous recommendation for its passage. temporary but in was oft 31. fighters t 00 lull has and we were taken for trips over the city. From Muscatine, the planes sped westward toward Des Moines about mid-afternoon to | An agriculture .,. : subcommittee j and approved" it late Wednesday, and | the full committee was called to- j gether today. Unless debate . should be prolonged, the senate j • itself could vote Friday. ' Loan Fund Increases. The bill provides for $10,000,000 in loans next year to help tenant farmers purchase homes. In the following year the appropriation would increase to $25,000,000, and in lhe third year to $50,000,000. Sen. Bankhead (D-Ala.) originally originally requested an annual $50,000,- and ! and ! appear at the capitol city some | d;d away with drought danger in too hours later as the next stop , ^ t ]aj but added that on their tour which is to end t ,, the kind Saturday after_ including 16 Iowa j Qf legislation needed .» 000 fund for ten years, bet the president asked that it be reduced to conform to his economy program. program. If finallv enacted, this will be I the first farm legislation of the j session. Hearings are in progress j on the "agricultural adjustment | nct of 1S37" proposed by farm or- j ganizations. Although some congressmen want to defer action until next year, Sec. Wallace . ed Wednesday Wednesday its speedy passage, no matter | whether rain or drought is the farm belt's fate for the season. said recent rains virtually and ers

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  1. The Muscatine Journal and News-Tribune,
  2. 10 Jun 1937, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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