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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 24, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas DAILY PAPER ii Edited for the Home VOL XL THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS OME EDITION FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY NOVEMBER 24 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 40 Myers Due to Be Busy Brain Truster Will Go Before Many Committees By HERBERT PLUiMMEU WASHINGTON Nov 24 brain truster due for frequent per sonal nppearances before congres sional committees this winter is Dr W I Myers re cently appointed governor of the farm credit ad ministration There will be several measures before the com ing session which will require his presence on capital hill High govern ment officials in the past have had d 1 f f Ic u 11 times on such WIUIAU I visits One cabinet member not so long ago became so incensed at the treatment he received that he stalk ed out the committee room angri ly Another became so upset that tears welled up in his eyes If there is any effort at sharp shooting at the brain trust through Myers this winter it will be done in all probability very care fully The 42 year old official is youthful in appearance and of the studious type He appears cool and collected at ali times able to give and take with the best of them Hes been on the hill before too and knows the ropes The Race Is On Incidentally it is getting to be quite a game among observers of the Washington scene to watch the race between the universities of Cor nell and Columbia for high places in the new deal At the atari Columbia appeared to have the edge over Cornell Profes sor Moley was assistant secretary of state Professor TugweH was as sistant secretary of agricultuiv Then Moley resigned Cornell started to the fore Now it aeems Cornell is out in frqnfcV e of the more ADMITS SHE KILLED SONS WIFE Cerro Gordo Corn Loans to Start Saturday COUNTY TO FROM FEDERAL FUNDS Sen McArthur Speeds Operations to Place Fund present scheme of tfiUTgsTSs Warfen of Cornell The Presidents gold policy is attributed to him Then there is the new governor of the farm credit administration Dr My ers a Cornell man and a former stu dent under Professor Warren Spinoza Probably one of the most im yortant things that led to the se lection of Henry A Wallace as sec retary of agriculture was the fact that President Roosevelt wanted In his cabinet for this post a man who talked the language of the dirt farmer Wallaces for generations back have done this Ordinary luncheon conversation of Secretary Wallace however at times is such that perhaps not only dirt farmers but others as well would find it difficult to follow He expounds the theories of Petri Spi noza and other philosophers with the greatest of ease 71 CONVICTED IN LIQUOR RING State Senator and Several Other Public Officials Found Guilty PHILADELPHIA Nov 24 Stale Senator John J McClure and TO codefendants were convicted to day on a federal charge of partici pation in the alleged Delaware county liquor protection organiza tion All were specifically charged with conspiracy to violate the national prohibition law Among those convicted were Eu gene F White chief clerk of the Pennsylvania house of representa tives a number of republican ward leaders in Chester former con Ktables and magistrates and many alleged liquor law violators Wea IOWA WEATHER Cloudy light snow or rain In northeast portion Friday night and probably In east portion Saturday warmer in vest and central portions Friday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for i4 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Slaximum Thursday 32 Minimum In Night 18 At 8 A SI Friday 20 Snowfall Trace Is on Farms The government corn loan irv chmery for Cerro Gordo county will start turning Saturday morning with every wheel operating to ca pacity according to a telephone call from Senator William McArthur Friday noon Blanks for the loans arrived in Des Moines from Washington by airplane Friday and were being sent out immediately by Senator Mc Arthur so as to be ready for signa tures in the office County Agent Marion E Olson Saturday morning at 8 oclock To Be Among First As result of the rapid fire ar rangements Cerro Gordo county farmers will be among the first in the state to receive the 45 cents a bushel loans on their corn It is expected that in loans on corn will be placed in Cerro Gordo county the next few weeks As soon as the information con cerning the blanks were received here there began preparations to set the stage for the issuing of the loans County Agent Marion E Ol son who went to Ames Friday with the 4H club judging teani for a two Jay workout at Iowa State college was understood to have cut slibrt expedition toreturn Friday Anight Vv Committee Notified Postmaster A M Schanke Friday afternoon notified the members of the county warehouse committee to report at the county agents office at S oclock Saturday morning These are George R Sheridan Clear Lake Leo F Smith Mason City William Bruns Sheffield Walter Skene Ventura and Leland Jacobsen Thornton This committee will have charge of the sealers who will inspect and seal the corn cribs Senator Mc Arthur stated Riley Lewis had qualified for a sealer and would begin immediately to function in that capacity Protests Innocence to Last as He Dies for Slaying Sisters MCALESTER Okla Nov 24 CT young rum runner died in the electric chair at the states prison here at a m today to close Oklahomas proseculion for the wanton murder of two sisters Earl Quinn insisting to the last he was framed was executed for what prosecutors at his two trials de clared waa the act of a drink mad dened ruffian the killing of Jessie and Zexia Griffith school teachers on a northern Oklahoma road Dec 28 1930 HOME OF MURDERED GIRL Front and rear views of the 16 room house Dr Alice Lindsay Wynekoop in Chicago airs Rheta Wynekoop was found dead Tuesday evening with n bullet in her back The deud woman was the daughterinlaw of Dr Wynekoop who confessed ahe hilled her Cen tral Press Morgenthau and F R in Conferences Domestic Gold Price Above Quotation Three Killed When Air Liner Crashes WEDRON 111 Nov 24 men and a girl crew of an 8 passen ger air liner bound for Kansas Cily were killed today when the plane crashed in paslure land on a farm near here The viclims were Miss Hazel Goodman Kansas City stewardess Pilot R W Go dall Chicago and CoPilot Boyd Grover Chicago Former judge DeGraff in Serious Condition DES MOINES Nov 24 mer Iowa supreme court Justice Lawrence DeGraff was in a serious condition at his home here today following a paralytic stroke The jurist suffered partial paralysis of his right side Sunday although his condition was not disclosed until last night He has been in ill health Cor several years Lindberghs Arrive in Canary Islands LAS PALMAS Canary Islands Nov 24 and Mrs Charles A Lindbergh arrived here at m today after a flight from Ponte Delgada in the Azores Is ands VWARM SPRINGS Ga Ncv j Henry Morgenthau jr acting secretary of the treasury came to Wann Springs today at noon for a weekend visit with President Roosevelt The latest major development of possible connection with the mone tary problem was a speech by Lewis W Douglas budget director in Bos ton in which he said the countrys credit must be preserved and that a 10 per cent improvement in busi ness would make the federal income against a proposed budget of around 52600000000 leaving the balance for recovery debt relirement Morgenthau aaic he expected to work shoulder to shoulder with Douglas and was on the best of terms with Fugene Black federal reserve board governor understood to oppose some phases of the mone tary program Domestic Price Higher WASHINGTON Nov 24 The fixed price of newly mined do mestic gold stood at a level sub stantially higher than world quo tations today for the first time in more than a week as the adminis tration clung to its monetary pro gram Todays domestic gold price was fixed al an ounce Meanwhile the price at London was computed at the opening sterling quotations of 5531 to the pound Morgenlhau at Warm Springs Ga today for a three day visit with President Roosevelt in the course of which Ihey will undertake a com prehensive review of what has been done to carry out the monetary pol icy and plan for the days to come Officials would make no comment upon the bond situation but said privately they believed that reports of a serious rift hetween the reserve board and the treasury were great ly exaggerated Dollar Rallies Sharply LONDON Nov 21 The Am erican dollar rallied sharply in late transactions today when a selling movement of sterling reported to have been initiated in New York brought the rate down to to the pound at 5 p m SMITH OPPOSES EXPERIMENTING NEW YORK Nov 24 mer Gov Alfred E Smith today made public an editorial in a com ing issue of the New Outlook mag azine in which he will declare him self emphatically against the cur rent administration policy of cur rency experimentation YOUTH DIES IN HUNTING MISHAP Diesburg of Elma Believed to Have Stumbled While Carrying Gun ELMA Nov to gun when he Clarence Diesburg 16 oldest son of Mr and Mrs William Diesburg shot anc killed himself Friday morning The youth his mother staled was in the habit of goingto a line of traps he had each morning before leaving for school He started out Friday morning to look at his traps and carried his shotgun When lie failed to return his mother became worried and stsrted to search for the boy She found him dead The shot had pierced his heart Coroner Bradley of Cresco was called Officers said indications were that the discharge had probably oc cured when the boy fell Clarence was n junior in high school Besides his parents he is survived by a brother and a sister Fox Declares Money Gone From Treasury WASHINGTON Nov 24 William Fox charged today before senate investigators that 000 had mysteriously disappeared from the treasury of Fox theaters corporation since he sold control of it Camp Quarantined by lowans Illness FORT SILL Okla Nov 24 The army posl was quarantined here as a result of Ihe illness of Al bert Slilllon 45 a C C C worker from Fort Dodgo with spinal men ingitis Stillions condition is criti cal Killed In Air Collision SAN ANTONIO Nov 24 Flying Cadet A J Evans 22 waa killed and Flyig Cadet Alen Lee Perry 25 escaped injurf in a mid air collision of their army planes today Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Nov Cubans sent a big dele gation to Montevideo South America to attend a peace con ference That leaves em kinder short handed in their war at home till these get back There certainly in not much incentive for anything to be done right nowadays A U S stamp printer made a mistake on one little batch of airmail stamps had it turned crosswise and they brought twelve thousand dollars If he had turned it plum upside down it would have brought a hundred thousand We get another Illustration of nn expert This fellow Sprague that left the treasury in such a huff has been ail this time find ing out that Mr Roosevelt had already inflated Yours WILL ROGERS 1933 AfcNaught SENATE PASSES 2NDBANKACTBY VOTEQF34T011 Votes for Child Labor Law House Strikes 10 Day Rule DES MOINES Nov 24 senate today by a vote of 34 to 11 passed the second of the adminis tration emergency banking bills which would abrogate the right of certificate holders in banks under the waiver plan to the rights of the Reconstruction Finance corporation for the purpose of getting loans from the RFC Without a record vote the seriate accepted an amendment by Senator Byers of Linn defining reorganiza tion of a closed bank but voted down an amendment by Represen tative Hush of Montgomery which would have struck the first three sections which are an explana tory nalure Senator Valentine of Appanoose democratic floor leader said that In view of the facts the sections were explanatory he could see no reason for striking and a majority of the senate agreeing defeated the amendment Vote Against Bill Those voting against the bill were Senator Beatty Booth Calhoun Fisch Hill Hopkins Hush Husted Patterson Ritchie and Stanley all republicans with the Fiseh exception of to the Vf The first emergency banking bill successfully passed both branches and is now with the governor for action It would enable state bankingIn stitutions to be placed on a parity with federal banks to take ndvitti tage of the federal insurance depos it law Ratify Amendment The senate today also passed by a vote of 41 to 6 the bill providing ratification of the proposed child la bor amendment to the federal con stitution The administration supported res olution which has suffered a tem porarj setback in the house was dis cussed at length in the morning ses sion of the upper branch The companion measure in the house was recommended for indef inite postponement by the commit tee on constitutional amendment but several days ago was rere ferred to the committee for further consideration when administralion forces advocated passage Against Resolution Votingagainst the resolution in the senate were Senators Booth Byers Calhoun Coykendall Husted and Miller of Buchanan The dividing line in the debate Turn to pane 5 column 2 BILL WOULD BAN MARRIED WOMEN Employment in Public Office Would Be Prohibited by Senator Reese DES MOINES Nov 24 ployment of married women in pub ic office would be prohibited under the provisions of a bill Introduced n the senate of the general assem bly today by Senator Chris Reese D of Marshalltown His measure would make it un awful for any state county city own and independent school dis rict official commission or board to expend or cause to be expended any public funds for salary or wages in the employment of mar ried women The provisions would not apply lowever to any married woman elected to public office or to a married woman who Is the sole sup port of her family and has furnished satisfactory affidavit to this effect The penalty for violation would be a fine of not less than or more than 100 or imprisonment of 30 days in Jail The effect of his measure Sena or Reese said would be to provide obs for persons who now arc unem loyed enacting into law recent suggestions of Slale Labor CcVm nlssioner Frank Dr Wynekoop Describes Killing DaughterinLaw Confession Maintains Rhetas Death Was Accident CHICAGO Nov 24 al leged confession of Dr Alice Lind say Wynekoop as made public to day by Capt John Stege and Dr Harry Hoffman of the Cook county behavior clinle follows On the 21st of November about or oclock in the after noon Rheta decided she would go to the loop and buy some music She went down to my surgical chamber to weigh herself when she changed her clothing I went down there with her When she hod re moved her clothing I told her to get up on the table and let me examine her side Began Massaging Side She got on the table ana I got a bottle of chloroform and began mas saging her side with it Since this particular portion of her body was sensitive to pain I suggested that she take enough chloroform to deaden her senses Thla she agreed to do I continued massaging her side for about 25 minutes At the end of this period I noticed that she seem ed to be passing out After a hasty examination I decided the girl was dead I was stunned My entire past and future flashed before me I alized my career was at stake Remembers Gim Suddenly I remembered there waa a gun in the room In a flash I decided to make It appear as though the girl had been murdered In a robbery Seizing the gun from the drawer I hold the muzzle within five inches of her skin and pressec DR ALICE WYNEKOOP When the shot was fired I nearly fainted from the sudden noise cant explain why I did It other than the fact I was terror stricken to discover lhat Rheta had died from the chloroform Im sorry When I recovered my senses I realized that something would have to be done I placed the gun near Rhetas head and ran and got a blanket from anolher room in Ihe basement using it to wrap the body Wraps Body Up After I had wrapped the body up I started to run upstairs denly my mind cleared and I Lhought I could make the whole hing look like a robbery I went aclc and wiped the fingerprints off he gun and opened the basement door to make it look ns though someone had come in that way Then I went into the office and stole my own sis dollars out of my desk Afterward I went upstairs inc got my coat and hat and left he house Going over to Madison sreet I walked up and down for a ong time it seemed like hours Captain Stege asked her at that lime who was in the house at the time the killing ami she re plied No one The house was empty except for Rheta and me Toll Family Herself Dr Wynekoop then asked the po ice captain for permission to tell he story to her family herself say ng I dont want the police to break the news to them Stege refused however to let hoi see her son Earle husband of the lead woman because he was being jeld in close custody During the confession Dr Wyne toop broke down and cried for the first time Police said her tears end ed the greatest exhibition of con trol they ever had witnessed A waste basket containingpads the woman physician allegedly had used to sop up blood from the wound was one of the final bits of evidence that resulted in Ihe slale ment Secretary of State Hull Arrives in Rio RIO DE JANEIRO Nov 24 Secretary of State Cordell Hull and the United States delegation arriv ed here today aboard the S S Am erican Legion enroule to the Pan Americnn conference at Montevi deo State Public Works Jobs Being Audited DES MOINES Nov 24 Two auditors from Washington have arrived here to check on the amounts being spent in the states Ubic works projects according to P F Hopkins federal public works engineer for Iowa DEftTH OF YOUTH PROBED BY JURY Body of Kleven Victim o SAYS OVERDOSE CHLOROFORM WAS ACCIDENT r Wynekoop Confesses After Son Pleads With Her BULLETIN CHICAGO Nov 24 fi Dr Alice Lilidstly Wyncknop mid dle Hged widow took the stand before a coroners jury this iif tcrnoon and ufflrmed her sign ed confession that she firwl a bullet Into tho senseless form of her daughtcrlnIaw Rheta Gardner Wynekoop CHICAGO Nov 24 The con ession of Dr Alice Lindsay Wyne coop that she fired a bullet Into the leart of her daughterinlaw white he girl was unconscious was an nounced today by Capt John Stege Breaking down at last after near three days of exhausting exam nation the 62 year old woman phy ician acknowledged that she had administered chloroform to Rheta ler sons 23 year old wife in ex amining her for a pelvic pain of which the girl had complained Complained of Pains She aaid she had gone to her sur ical office in tho basement of the tfonroe street house of death last Tuesday afternoon to find Rhetu partly undressed weighing herself Rheta complained of severe pains Dr Wynekoop said and she placed the young woman on her operating table and began to administer to ease the pain and facilitate examination to Minnesota ALGONA Nov coroners jury today sought to penetrate the mystery surrounding the death of Verne Kleven 20 who died last night in the Kossuth dounty hos pital from burns received early Tuesday Officials stated no arrests had been made but indicated they were not satisfied with explanations of the boys burns which had been ven them and that they were in Josscssion of facts which might have a criminal aspect in the case The body of the youth was taken oday by train to Jordan Minn the boys home Funeral services will be held at Jordan The boys parents made the trip by auto Dr R A Evans Kossuth county coroner on learning of the bodys death immediately called a coroners ury which viewed the body Other acts in the case were also sought Gave Meager Accounts The boy said he suffered burns vhile working on a farm near Ban croft Although Wednesday and Thursday he was conscious most of the time he was able to give only meager accounts of the burns which in his death According to the boy he had just hired out at the farm and said that ie knew his employer only by the name of August He said that he was in the barn in the early morn ng when a horse kicked over a lan tern The lantern started a fire and covered his clothing with oil Jumped Into Tank The youth said he attempted to sut out the fire and that when his clothing became ignited he ran to a watering tank and jumped into it The youth was taken to the Kos suth county hospital and despite Ms critical burns walked into the tmildlng His clothing was nearly fcmrnedoff and deep burns were on ills body from his knees to his fore iiead Hospital attendants said there was water in his shoes Officers have been seeking the man who tools the youth to the hos pital Although this man said he would notify the boys relatives of iis condition nothing further was heard of him Hospital attendants notified the parents and the boys mother Mrs Sigrid Kleven arrived Wednesday night from Jordan and the father came last night Mother Olvcs Testimony The coroners jury took evidence from the boys mother lost night VIr and Mrs Kleven went to Jordan this morning Leon Merritt county commander 01 the American Legion waa called rom a county Legion meeting being icld at Wesley last night to take charge of the body Little hopes for the boys recovery were held at the hospital since he vas taken there Sheriff C 1 Dahl hamer han been assisting in the in vestigation that herdaughtoi Kttne physician ex lost consciousness ess and for 25 minutes she tried stren uously to revive her Became Paulo Stricken When 3he realized she was l I of a n adjoining1 room Fearful of blame for killing tho with the anaesthetic she Said she obtained the pistol and holding t five inches from tho bare bach f the unconscious girl fired a sin re shot That shot penetrated the houider blade and passed through Rhetaa heart Captain Siege placed the time of he killing between and 3 p m Tuesday a time when Dr Wynn toop has said she was absent from he 16 room mansion Neur Breaking Point For the firnt time aince the mys erions killing Dr Alice and her on Rarle had met in the police Barters where both had been sub ecled to night long questioning eparately Near the breakingpoint ut always protesting his innocence he 28 year old widower had said ie knew of a motive and wanted to ee his mother On her shoulder he sobbed a plcn hat she admit her guilt if she had lone it because of her great love or him Looking solemnly into his rcd Tum In page C cnlumn 4 SCENES IN U S To attempt to enumerate or illustrate the natural beauties of the United States would be com parable to counting the stars They can only be hinted at But in the face of many Inquiries and with the hope of presenting a new ami novel idea in booklets our Washington information bur eau has prepared this publication showing natural scenes from 48 states and the District of Colum bia The new booklet is beauti fully printed in two colors find will be mailed to any address for 10 cents in coin carefully wrapped Use coupon Mason City OlobeOazetto Information Bureau Frederic J HaHkln Director Washington D c I inclose 10 cents in coin carefully wrapped for the new booklet on Natural Scenes of the United States Name Street City State   

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