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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 11, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home COMP HiflLQN E R HIS MEM 4 Afl f DEPT OF nr R MO t M F i NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NOUTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JANUARY 111934 TUlB PAPDR CONSISTS of TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 81 Roosevelt Confident Says Budget Will Be Balanced in Three More Years By HERBERT PLUSIMEIt ASHINGTON Jan 11 Members of con gress who scan ned the presi message in vain on open ing day for a de tailed account of what he propos ed to do about money were not disappointed very long On the next day they receiv ed his message on the budget perhaps as frank and candid a statement as ever was made to a congress by the chief executive of the United States Those advocating outright Infla tionand other forms of currency expansion could hardly have been entirely satisfied Despite the fact that the presi dent anticipates a total excess of expenditures over revenues during the fiscal years of 1934 and 1935 of more than nine billion dollars by the third year of sees a definitely balanced bud get Furthermore not only does he be lieve that by 1936 the government should be living within its income but also at that time should start re ducing the national deljt Laying the Foundation Whether the feat is to be accom plished remains to be seen As for Mr Roosevelt he seems confident it can be done It is evident to me he says that powerful forces for recovery exist It is by laying a foundation of confidence in the present and faith in the future that the upturn which we have so far seen will become cu mulative other words he is confident Viat the ttme4the third recoy SENATE AGAIN HITS DEFAULTERS Iowa Senate Feels Rebuke in Speed of House un hkv so Ipwrarid governmental receipts and repayments will have so mounted that the country will be able not only to live within its income but pay back a little on what it owes While he admits it takes quite a bit of nerve to run up the public debt to possibly dur ing the next two years he reminds that the immeasurable benefits justify the cost As to the Battle Some observers believe the presi dents expression of faith in the powerful forces at work for re covery virtually closes the door on any hopes that direct inflationists and currency expansionists of var ious shades have It will be interesting to watch what effect it will have on the wide lyheralded battle over money predicted for this session of con gress One prediction freely made in re gard to the administrations gold buying policy appeals to have fall en rather flat Those who argued the government ultimately would credit the enhanced value of gold to Its fiscal credit In an effort to bal ance the budget seem to have guess ed wrong STOCKS OF GRAIN ON FARMS LESS 1422556000 Bushels Jan 1 Against 1807338000 on Last Year WASHINGTON Jan 11 Stocks of wheat on farms Jan 1 were reported by the department of agriculture to aggregate 194136 000 bushels compared with 272 622000 bushels on Jan last year Stocks of corn were 1422556000 bushels aa against 1807338000 bushels a year ago Stocks of oats totaled 450443000 bushels compared with 763263000 on Jan 1 last year IOWA WEATHER Mostly cloudy Thursday night and Friday Posalbly light rain or snow in east and south por tions Slightly colder Friday In northwest portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazetta weather figures for U hour period ending at 8 oclock rhursday morning Maximum Wednesday 27 Minimum In Night 21 At 8 A M Thursday 25 of Mist LOWER BODY AT WORK ALREADY ON TAX REVISION Takes Up Other Major Issue With Liquor Bill Passed DBS MOINES Jan 11 buked by a sudden vote of the Iowa house which this morning decided to begin immediate consideration of tax revision the senate was driven back into a committee of the whole to resume work on the rewritten classified transaction tax bill last tax measure to be taken up infor mallyin the higher branch Unexpected agitation among rep resentatives of both political parties filled the house this morning and evidenced itself in demands that tax revision be taken up immediately in an effort to complete legislative du ties and adjourn Attempts in the house to defer action until the senate had enacted a tax revision bill and to postpone consideration until Monday were swamped by negative votes Goes Back to Work Advised of the house action the senate which had been working on general bills promptly went back into a comtpittee of the whole and resumed its work on the rewritten bill The house adjourned at noon to spend the remainder of the day in important committee meetings The at the head of the cal endariand under will be the first measures before the house when it convenes at a m tomorrow In moving to return to commit tee of the whole Senator G E Roel offs advised the senate that the house had begun tax revision work and referring to the passage of the liquor bill said that If we do not speed up work on tax revision the house will beat us on that too Committee of Whole The upper branch has devoted the past several weeks to an informal discussion of tax revision sittingas committee of the whole The senate adjourned at noon un til 10 a m tomorrow to allow mem bers time for drafting amendments to SF 230 The question of tax revision was brought up In the house by Rep resentative Malone of Cass who asked whether the joint resolution on emergency legislation was still effective The speaker niled such was the case Then we can take up tax revis ioi said Malone Yes that or any other measure replied the speaker Representative Wieben of Tama then moved that the house withdraw the Interim committee bill from the tax revision committee and place it on the calendar Speaker Miller ruled that as the bills had been in committee since Nov22 they could be taken from the committee and placed on the calendar by request It was suggested by Representa tive Cunningham of Polk that the Farm Bureau classified transactions bill and the gross income tax bill also be placed on the calendar This was done If we work twice as fast as the senate it will take two or three weeks to consider the bills said Cunningham the house should be given opportunity to consider all three measures Fears Hitting Jam Advising the house to think twice before it took hasty action Representative Doran of Boone aaid The senate has wrangled a long time on this subject We want to avoid anything which might defeat some tax revision If we pass a bill quickly we might get into a jam and the whole session be a failure Representative Mitchell of Web ter declared the same objections were made a month ago I can see no reason why we should not begin consideration of this subject he said If you have been watching the newspapers you will believe the people want tax re vision and liquor control and then went us to get out of here If we consider tax revision we will be better able to understand the senate bill when it gets over Liquor Bill Passed Representative Malone of Cass as serted that with the liquor control bill passed it was now up to the house to take up tax revision Fur ther opposition to consideration of Turn to Pnie a Column Z COMMANDERS OF PLANES ON FLIGHT TO HAWAII These navy men command six seaplanes which hopped from San Francisco on a squadron flight to Hono lulu Left to right LieutComm Knefler McGInnls squadron commander Lieut H J Roberts Lieut F A Davis Ueut T G Gulnn Lieut J Perry Lieut J K Averill Associated Tress Six Planes Near Hawaii Iowa Liquor Bill Passes House 7432 Herring Gratified by Speed Nature of Measure DES MOINES Jon 11 state liquor control bill today had cleared the hurdle of house approval fcyA rgopdly Margin and was1 on its way over to the senate consideration The bill which gives the state ex clusive right to the manufacture and sale of hard liquor and wines rode to victory late yesterday by a 74 to 32 vote How soon it will be taken up In the senate is problematical as the Upper branch still is engaged in its long drawn out struggle to write a tax bill and at least several more days will be required for this task 3 Major Changes Made Eleven republicans joined with G3 democrats in putting over the bill while 9 democrats gave support to 23 republicans in the negative ballot Fought over for seven days in the lower branch the bill withstood re peated onslaughts to emerge with only three major changes These amendments reduce the personnel of a state commission to three mem bers cut the appropriation for pur chase of liquor and establishment of stores from 51000000 to a maxi mum of and eliminate the sale of beer in stateowned stores or by special distributors In the rrain the bill still follows the recommendations of the gover nors commission on liquor control passage and Goy Clyde Herring in a statement expressed this gratifi cation at the form of the measure and the speed with which it was approved FIRST CORNHOG CONTRACT SIGNED Cerro Gordo County Farmers Studying Government Program SEE STORY ON PAGE 18 They signed hog contracts up the first corn for Gerro Gordo county Thursday of ternoon at the vere attending a school Of in ihstruction The initial contracts were those of F J Richardson Mount Vernon Herman J Brown Mason C A Kiser Lime Creek F H Guth Grimes and Ed Dougherty Dough erty A number of other contracts were ready for signatures except for items of information for the work sheets To Get Instructions Every farmer in the county will be mailed a letter of instruction work sheet map blank for sup porting information and contract according to County Agent Marion Olson All of these blanks are ready for distribution with excep tion of the sheet on the supporting evidence The plan here is to hold a series of training schools first among I Best So Far Passed am greatly encouraged only by the speed attained in the passage of the bill but by the fact that It was substantially in the same substance as the findings of the special commission appointed to study the subject the governor said I believe the bill passed is the best control bill that has been passed in any state and six states have already enacted laws for state of liquor dispensary sys control tems When it comes up in the senate the monopoly bill will find consid erable support it Is agreed although advocates of sale through private enterprise under state control will continue their drive A bill along this line was defeated in the house Vote Is Sudden The measure came to a final vote in the house with unexpected sud denness after the day had been spent on amendments Representa tive E H Fabritz of Wapello chair man of the liquor committee made a brief plea for favorable action Speaker George Miller put the ques tion and the flash of 71 green lights on the voting board attested to vic tory As approved the measure pro vides for a state commission of three members to administer the law the commission to have sole right to manufacture and sell hard liquors and wlncn but no beer The commission can establish state stores appoint special distributors In smaller communities and regu Turn to fnfff 8 Column 1 township workers by quarters the county and later for one man of in each school district It is hoped by this plan to have 192 men in the county who will the contract and be able to fill it out correctly As soon as this preliminary work has been completed a systematic signup campaign will be launched under the supervision of township and school district leaders No con tracts will be signed in the county agents office except those referred from the townships Mr To Hold Meetings Olson stated there also would be held a schedule of meet ings for general attendance of farmers at which questions would be answered The temporary county committee does not contemplate engaging in any contest between townships for the purpose of speeding the work it was stated It is our plan to go slowly and carefully for errors delay pay ments Mr Olson said Austrian Hanged for Burning of Haystack VIENNA Jan 11 Strauss a tramp was hanged to day a few hours afterhe was found guilty by a coitrtmartial of burning a farmers haystack The property damage was It was the first capital punishment inflicted in Aus tria since 1918 Newly Mined Gold Price Is Continued WASHINGTON Jan 11 The price of an ounce was continued by the government today for domestic gold It was the eigh teenth posting of this same quota tion for newly mined domestic metal Weather and Winds Favor Fast Journey Expected to Arrive in Honolulu 24 Hours After Start BULLETIN SAN FRANCISCO Jnn 11 The sts navy planes f DEATH ASKED BY PROSECUTION IN WYNEKOOP CASE Spectators Battle for Seats Judge Clears Court Building CRIMINAL COURTS BUILDING CHICAGO Jan 11 T Amid scenes of near rioting as hundreds of spectators fought for entrance to he court Dr Alice L Wynekoop 32 went on trial for her life today n the death of Mrs Rheta Gardner Wynekoop her 23 year old daiigh erinlaw The jostling pushing and fre quent violence of the crowd caused Judge Joseph B David to order the ouilding cleared Chief Bailiff James Gabriel announced the public would be excluded from the remainder of the trial Selection of a jury after Dr Alice had pleaded not guilty proceeded slowly and indications were that two days or more might be required to complete it Face Ghastly White Her features composed but her face ghastly white Dr Wynekoop sat calmly at her counsels table Her expression did not change when Assistant States Attorney Charles Dougherty asked the first prospec tive juror whether he had any scru ples against inflictingthe death penalty if the woman were found guilty physician Within 385 miles of their goal at 11 a m PCT toduj the twelfth naval district head quarters announced The planes were roaringalong at 92 mile1 an hour SAN FRANCISCO Jan 11 The six United States navy sea planes making the first squadron flight to Honolulu were well past the half way mark shortly before daybreak today If the rate of speed maintained since the start was continued the six officers and 24 enlisted men making up the crew should reach Honolulu about noon or p m central standard time approxi mately 24 hours after their start At 6 a m Pacific standard time the squadron was 1314 nauti cal miles 1513 land miles from San Francisco ana had been in the air more than 15 Vb hours Fair weather and helpful tall winds were promised over most of the remainder of the course ttrlght Sun Shining The planes left San Francisco at p m yesterday with a bright sun shining on their silver tip wlnga but at oclock last night they ran into a heavy fog during which one of the craft the 10P5 piloted by Lieutenant John R Perry be came separated from the others It rejoined the squardon only to drop behind about midnight It swung in to formation once more shortly be fore 2 a m The Mine Sweeper Sandpiper first of the six navy ships stationed along the route to Hawaii was passed by the squadron at p m yesterday 300 miles at sea At p m they flew over the de stroyer Schenck 600 miles out The searchlights of the destroyer Breese at the half way mark 1050 miles from land were sighted at a m Pass Mine Sweeper A few minutes before 5 a m PST the giant flying boats passed the Mine Sweeper Whippoor will 1220 miles from San Francisco Shortly before the half way point was reached Admiral A W John son base commander of the air force started preparations for greeting the fliers at the conclusion of the longest over water mass flight ever made Admiral Johnson on board the aircraft Tender Wright 600 miles from Honolulu sent orders to the navy base at Pearl Harbor to dis patch three planes to meet the squadron The escort was directed to welcome Lieutenant commander Knefler McGinnis and his men in the vicinity of the Mine Sweeper Avocet 15 miles north of Molokai Light Hawaii Drinks rolson nnd Dies BOONBr Jan 11 P Pitt man Greene county farm hand died last night at the home of Homer Black near Parlin a short time aft er he drank poison in a suicide at tempt Nor did she show any expression excoptone of intenseinterestwhen Dougherty recounted charges of the indictment against her The prosecutor said the state would prove that Rheta talented young vi olinist came to her death at the willful hands of her motherinlaw Recounts Finding JJody Dougherty recounted how Rhutas body was found in the basement surgical room of the Wynekoop home last Nov 21 He said ho would proVe Rheta died from a bul let wound through her heart from an overdose of chloroform or from a combination of both Some of the wouldbe spectators had stood in line since 7 a m three hours before the scheduled start of the trial All of them were deter mined to obtain scats in the court room where there was room for less than 250 The lines extended from the fifth floor courtroom downward for three floors and soon the posed mostly of pushing and Score of Deputies An emergency call brought a score of deputy sheriffs and bailiffs to assist those already straining to keep the lines steady By the time they arrived the spectators were screaming and shouting James E Gabriel chief bailiff mounted a platform in the corridor and pleaded for order Finally he ordered the building cleared However he allowed new lines to form Frail drawn and her face a deathly white the 62 year old wo man physician was carried to the court building through a tunnel from the adjacent county jail where she has been ill for more than a month She was carried in a straight back chair by several attendants and her daughter Dr Catherine Wyne hoop walked by her side as she en tered the chambers of Judge Jo seph B David Supported Ijy Nurse A few minutes later Dr Wyne koop entered the courtroom sup ported on the arm of Mary Kenne dy nurse of the county jail Walker Wynekoop arose from his seat in the fourth row from the rear went to the counsels table where his mother was seated ami took her in his arms affectionately He gave her a lingering kiss and conversed with her for several min utes hifl cheek against hers Catherine also kissed her mother and whispered words of encourage ment Son and daughter then took places in seats to the left of the defendant only a few scats remov ed from the Rev John Henry Hop kins elderly Episcopalian minister who has acted in role of spir itual counselor to Dr Wynekoop Dutchess of Alba Dies MADRID Jan 11 The Duchess of Alba died here today at the age of 35 She vvns the wife of Spains last foreign minister under the deposed monarchy of King Al fonso Will Rogers RIVERSIDE Oal Jan Did you ever drive one of these sulkys In a trotting horse race Well they got old David Hanim sitting straddle of a horses tail out here on the Riv erside track and if you think that hasnt got it on all auto driving you are wrong I am getting just about old enough and crabbed enough to take on the grand circuit so look out Goshen and Lexington young Pop Gcers is coming east We have our radios autos golf bridge and a million contrap tions but all of it dont pay for the thrill missed in stepping out In the red wheel buggy and high stepper You could be a pretty poor typeof lover but the horse made up for it Thats how a lot of us was able to go out of our class and get the wives we did Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 1931 McNauglit Sjndlcute FORD TELLS OF LOSS IN BANKS Edsel Says Firm Recovered Third of 32 Millions on Deposit WASHINGTON Jan 11 sel Ford told newspapermen today his company had got back about of the on de poslt In the guardian banks of De trait when they closed a year ago Ford son of Henry Ford ant president of the motor companysak ft maintained large deposits with the Guardian National bank of Commerce and Union Guardian Trust company When the banks were closed early the morning of Feb 11 1933 he said the comoany had deposits of in the first of these two His statement left the inference the balance was in the trust company Quizzed by Iecoro Ford testified in a low but easily audible voice in reply to questions by Ferdinand Pecora counsel foj the senate banking committee Dressed in a gray double breasted suit he sat in the same witness chair near the middle of the table formerly occupied by such noted fig ures as J P Morgan and Albert J Wiggin The big committee room was well filled with spectators because of ad ance reports of Fords appearance Crash Wan Overdue Alfred P Leyburn chief national bank examiner told the investi gators today the Detroit bank crash would have come in 1930 in stead of 1D33 if leniency had not been ordered by J W Pole comp troller of currency In the Hoovet administration After the investigators had pro duced a number of orders issued by Pole directing leniency In examin ing banks Leyburn said he be lieved the crash would have been less serious if It had been allowed to come in 1D30 The evidence disclosed that one of Poles orders told examiners to disregard market depreciation in bonds not in default It Hurt to Come To what extent have events justified that policy Senator Adams D Colo asked If I hadnt been followed Ley burn said we would have had the crash in 1930 instead of 1933 It had to come Would it have been belter in 3030 Senator Couzens R Mich asked It couldnt have been worse the examiner replied In my opinion we would have been better off If It had come in 1930 VOTES TO BLOCK DEALS WITH NON PAYINQDEBTORS Reverses Liquor Import Stand House Moves to Limit Debate WASHINGTON Jan 11 he senate today passed unani nously the Johnson bill to prohibit inaneial or any foreign govern ment in default on its 0 the United States The action followed closely a re versal of the senates position in ap iroving an amendment to the liquor ax bill placing heavy excise bixes on liquors from nations behind in heir debts to this country The bill introduced last sesaiou by Senator Johnson RCnI fixet 1 fine of am imprisonment or five years for anyone purchas ng or selling the bonds securities or other obligations of any foreign government issued hereafter or to make any loan to such foreign gov ernment or subdivision thereof while such government is in default m the payment of its debt either in whole or in part to the United States Wins Two Tests The bill which now goes to house came up on the unanimous consent calendar with few senators on the floor The administration triumphed in two congressional tests today the senate reversing itself on the re strictions against liquor import from nations remiss with debt pay ments and the house granting uii hampered rightofway to the bill extending tb ggptwrnv Whlte7hpU6i Oriword of disapproval for the ment imposing higher levies on al coholic Imports from the debt de faulters the senate changed mind on a 44 to 30 vote This prac tically assured the house wouldnt have a chance to adopt the disput ed clause but Speaker Rainey hail predicted to reporters before that it would not share the senate view Restrictions on Debate Over republican objection the house democratic leadership suc ceeded on a 201 to 112 vote in clamping on a stringent restriction of debate to protect the powers giv ing the president to curtail federal spending including veterans pay ments This signified easy and fast going for the legislation to the senate where the more liberal rules will mean more lengthy attacks A presidential appeal for support of his economy and pay cut propos als was placed before the house to day by Chairman Buchanan of the appropriations committee All was not simple sailingfor thr democratic leadership however Turn I vwr K Column a Aviators From All Over Country Meet at Miami Air Show MIAMI Fla Jan 11 ers from allparts of the country gathered here to display 1031 mod el aviation before Miamis residents and winter guests at the opening of the sixth annual allAmerican air meet today Lawrence P Sharpies of Phila delphia was announced winner of the Col Henry L Doherty trophy and first prize of In the Orlan do to Miami air cruise for amateur pilots which preceded opening of Che races Report Legion Has Returned to Austria LONDON Jan 11 Reu ters British news agency dis patch from Vienna today said it WUH rumored that the socalled Austrian Legion comprised of Austrian nazip who have left the country and gone to Germany since the advent to power of the present Altaian regime had crossed the frontier into Aus tria near Knfstcin Modern M anners A GIRL BABY has two god mothers hut only one god father At a correct christening however a boy baby has two god fatherR and only one godmother This Is but one of 500 tiucstions on etiqnet authoritatively answered in Modern Manners a neat 32 page booklet now available to Globe Gazette readers through out Wash ington information bureau Have this compact reference book handy at all times Six cents covers cost handlingand postage Use coupon Mason City GlobeGazette Information Kiircau Frederic 1 faskln Director Washington n C I inclose six cents in coin carefully wrapped 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