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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 16, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home COMP HARLON E HIS MEM A OEPT OF I RE 8 MO I WE 3 fA HIE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NOVVHI COWAXS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JANUARY 16 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OB TWO SECTIONS SFCTJON ONK NO 85 Dickinson Enjoys Job Laughs at Rumor of His Presidential Aspirations EDITORS NOTE This col umn on the doings of lowans In the nations capital will ap pear every Tuesday in the GlobeGazette Instead of the political article by Herbert Plummcr By WILLIAM T McCLEEKY WASHINGTON Jan 16 Published reports that Senator L J Dickinson has the presidential bee in his bonnet draw only an amused anort from that staunch Iowa re publican Im having a good time in this job he says Politicians have suggested that Dickinsons apir i t e d ment of the NRA and other admin istration recov ery agencies has been inspired partly by his de sire to establish iJ Uicklnnon himself as the champion of rugged individualism and hence the logical pillar of con servatism for the republican presi dential nomination in 1936 Senators Get Letters Im opposed to the NRA and will continue to fight it asserts the rangy whitehaired senator But he scoffs at the intimation that he might be grooming for the presiden tial contest Somebody in Iowa with a math ematical mind and no apparent fondness for the farm program has sent various senators a letter pur porting to show how a farmer can collect cornacreage payments from Uncle Sam and continue to produce almost the same amount of corn The hybrid seed corn raised on Henry A Wallaces farm at Grimes Iowa figures in the story It says a 60 acre corn farm in Iowa at the average yield of 40 bu shels an acre would produce 2400 bushels Under the corn program the acreage would be cut 25 per cent leaving acres farmer uses Wallaces seed corn advertised as increasing yield 12 bushels an acre on the average he would raise 2340 bushels and still have his government check Representative Otha D Wearin in partnership with his father has upwards 300 acres of corn on hia farm near Hastings Iowa The Wearins father and son have sign ed the corn reduction agreement but they wont get a government check because the younger Wearin is a member of congress Because he is a member of the house foreign relations committee Representative Guy Gillette has been nicknamed the ambassador by other Iowa congressmen Urged Elcher Support The label appeared well chosen last week when Gillette was picked as good will ambassador for the democratic house members in their attempt to convince Senator Louis Murphy he ought to join with them in supporting Representaive Edward C Eicher of Washington Iowa as successor of the late Judge William S Kenyon on the circuit court of appeals bench Gillette pulled up a chair along side Murphys on the senate floor one afternoon He could be seen from the galleries gesticulating forcibly and apparently putting up a strong argument Murphy leaned back in his chair one hand to his chin and listened Politicians interested in the tug oiwar between Murphy and the congressmen over that circuit court judgeship gave conflicting opinions of its justification and its outcome Claim Bounds Overstepped Some claimed the congressmen were overstepping the bounds of po litical propriety in attempting to work Independently of Senator Mur phy They said the administra tion would recognize Murphys sen atorial prerogatives and give his ad monitions their attention They suggested the congressmen were suffering from too much har Tilrn to VOKC 4 Column 4 SStt IOWA WEATHER Pair rising temperature In west portion tonight Wednes day Increasing cloudiness ris ing temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 37 Minimum In Night 14 At 8 A M Tuesday 15 Monday was distinguished by the fact that the sun displayed its smil ing countenance uninterrupted from dawn to dusk the first really sun shiny day of 1934 U S SUES STANDARD OIL OF N J Eu Revaluation of Dollar Not Enough Says Banker STARTS ACTION AFTER ALLEGED FAVORS RETURN TO MODERNIZED GOLDSTANDARD Vanderlip Followed on Stand by Father Coughlin BULLETIN WASHINGTON Jan 1C ff Kev Charles E Cougli lin Detroit priest predicted to day before the house coinage committee there would be rev olution unless congress enacts the monetary legislation ashed yesterday bv President Roose velt WASHINGTON Jan 16 Frank A Vanderlip New York banker told the house coinage com mittee today that revaluation of the dollar is not enough to control prices and recommended return to a modernized gold standard with a federal agency taking over all currency issued Father Charles E Coughlin De troit priest expected to follow Van derlip who at one time headed the National City bank of New York Meanwhile Secretary Morgenthau prepared to appear before the sen ate banking committee late in the day to explain President Roose velts monetary plan Testifying in the committees study of the advisability of stabiliz ing the dollar on a metallic base Vanderlip said My own belief is that varia tion in the gold content the dol not give sufficient ly prompt and certain control over the price level and it would be far safer to make full use first of those other functions of a managed cur rency the rediscount rate the open market operations and some parti cipation In the foreign exchange market A modernized gold standard he defined as one in which all gold would be held by the federal gov ernment and available only for the settlement of international trade balances This is in line with President Roosevelts recommendations to congress yesterday FRAUD CHARGED IN OVERTON VOTE Protest Election as Senate Group Hits Louisiana Conditions WASHINGTON Jan 16 formal protest against the election of Senator Overton Dr La was filed with the senate today by the womens committee of Louisiana shortly after the committee headed by Senator Connally D Texas had submitted a report condemn ing political conditions in the state Shortly after the Connally report had been submitted describing Louisiana political conditions as vicious abhorrent and a fraud upon the right of citizens the wo mens committee filed with Vice President Garner its protest against Overtons election The committee headed by Mrs Hilda Phelps Hammond contended that Overtons election was ac complished by the use of fraud co ercion intimidation and corrup tion The women charged that Over ton being on the ground through out the campaign and in close touch with what was going on must be held in the law to have had knowledge and is fairly to be charged with knowledge of the corrupt fraudulent and coercive methods used to secure his elec tion The senate committee report difl not touch on Overtons right to hold his seat asserting his election waa not contested Officials said the protest would not constitute a contest in the sense In which it was used by the Connally committee A senate con test can only be filed by an oppon ent they explained Injuries Fatal to lowun KANSAS CITY Jan 16 juries suffered Sunday night when he fell from the tender of a loco motive caused the death of Daniel E Carroll 44 Ottumwa He was a fireman Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Jan never thought the time would come when I thought 7 would be able to advise colleges how to run their business But in Los Angeles Sunday we saw our first real professional football played and 25000 came away raving about it Especially the rules under which they play where you can pass from any where anytime Now as football is not only the backbone but the gravy of college existence you fellows better open up your game for this pro game was just made for an audience No penalty ev ery minute to keep an audience sore nobody getting hurt every play referees not in the way of the players Colleges have devel oped the yelling but the pros have developed the game Now you colleges wake up I dont want to see you have to close up your doors Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright H34 McNaught Syndicate Farm Congress Indorses Money Reform Program Urges Seven Point Plan to Roosevelt Favors Use of More Silver WASHINGTON Jan 16 B Members of the National Agricul ture cpngTeaWhcada of rarm or ganizations sessions a program to Pres ident Roosevelt today Including an indorsement of the policy on mon etary reform and the approach to the stabilized dollar The seven point recommendations were handed to Mr Roosevelt while lie was in conference with Secre tary Wallace Louis J Taber master of the Na tional Grange outlined otlier points as follows Large monetary use of silver Approval of the executive order which recognized cooperative divi dends in all NRA codes Elimination of undue speculation in the grain and cotton exchanges and protection of the farmer pro ducer A land policy that tends to keep production in balance with con sumption and a larger purchase of marginal land Cancellation of section 18 of the executive order of June 10 1933 to permit adequate appropriations for agriculture education extension and research and While the conference has not yet discussed the problem of Philippine independence we are unanimously in favor of the earliest possible in dependence SWEAR IN NEW HEAD OF CUBA Army Leader Promises His Support to Hevias Administration HAVANA Jan 16 Hevia 33 year old secretary of ag riculture was given the oath of of fice as president Cuba at a m today by hia fatherinlaw Dr Juan Fedcrico IMelmann pres ident of the supreme court Whether Hevia would be able to command the support of a majority of the important political factions was problematical His statement that he had won over Carlos Men dieta and his nationalists Indicated that he was making progress Col Fulgencio Batista leader of the army declared the new regime would have his support One of the meanest muddles be fore the new president was the Cuban Electric company situation during the night when a subordinate employe assumed control of the American owned con cern under the governments au hority suspending the general man ager and 65 others Killed Sawing Wood PAIRFIELD Jan 16 L Fulton 70 Jefferson county farmer was killed when a part of a wood saw flew off and hit him in the abdomen Comment of Editors Upon Money Plans The New York Times Uncertainty about the presidents intentions has been slowing down enterprise and clouding the business outlook It has now been largely re moved by Mr Roosevelts plain in dications of what he hopes to do The New York Herald Tribune The things that the presi dent has to things on which he is specific and are on the side of reassurance It is the thing which he leaves un explained or which he implies in broad general terms that will give pause to those who read his mes sage with care These hints may constitute an astute political ges ture The New York Daily News The gold message sounds commou sense to us Atlanta Constitution The mes sage cuts the pattern for business and it will proceed to cut its cloth accordingly The Philadelphia Inquirer The message clarifies the atmosphere appreciably Its effects should be beneficial The Philadelphia Record This experiment plays right into the hands of the selfish moneyed inter which brought Into depression this country Kansas City Ster The business world accepts the presi dents latest statement as on the whole a reassuring and conserva tive announcement of policy Js y pr ipr ari I Kif Krlr The Omaha World Herald The message is frank clear def inite It should serve to dispel the clouds of uncertainty alleged to be hovering over the empires of In dustry and finance Lincoln Nebr Star If the gov ernment has twice as many dollars after devaluation it will be able to go through with its recovery plan without loading the country down with new tax burdens and every body will realize some benefit di rectly or indirectly from that Lncoln Netar Journal There is no doubt the president will push the inflationary program along If the consequent boom can be made to last until the next presidential elec tion something will have been ac complished at least for the adminis tration The prevalent idea now seems to be to take action and to reckon the cost at our leisure San Francisco Chronicle It Is a middleoftheroad course which is certainly good politics and Is probably good policy Los Angeles Times It is better than complete uncertainty and it will permit a certain amount of planning ahead Baltimore Sun It seems to us that they investors should bo given cheer by the evi dence that the president sees the need of steadiness and stability in the dollar and is moving to realize it Greta Garbp Film Star Reported Wed on Trip in Arizona WILLIAMS Ariz Jan 16 Greta Garbo and Ronben Mamou lian her director traveling as Mary Jones and Robert Bonji left only dust and doubt behind them across northern Arizona to day Whether the Swedish film star was a bride as Hollywood ru mors hinted or intended to become one remained unanswered The cou ple definitely identified after they had registered under their assumed names at the El Tovar hotel Grand Canyon fled from all who sought to question them Forest City Dental Office Broken Into FOREST CITY Jan dental office of Dr Frank J Colby Forest City dentist was broken into during the noon hour Monday and robbed of 4 ounces of gold Dr Colbys gold watch and his pocket book Similar breaking and entering robberies have boon reported in Northern Iowa recently LOUIS H COOK TALKS TO IOWA HOUSE ON TAXES Senate Scans Allocation Provision Urged for Classified Levy BULLETIN DES MOINES Jan 115 The state senate will decide tomorrow at n m the nature of the nx hill It favors when It votes iu committee of the whole whether to report the Interim committees three point tax measure or thu ctasslfled transactions tax bill DES MOINES Jan 16 attempt to write into the classified transactions tax bill tlie allocation provision of the interim committee three point tax plan was made today iji the state senate Decision on the attempt which was made by sponsors of the classi fied transactions tax proposal went over until later in the day when the senate adjourned at noon after a morning of debate Meanwhile the house in ita fourth day of committee of the whole consideration of tnv revision listened to Louis H Cook former member the state board of as sessment and review The attempt to change the allo cation provision was begun by Sen ator Clyde H Topping of Burling ton who with others introduced an amendment which would substitute fqrall pending amendments to the FATHER AT MURDER TRIAL Adopt Amendments Before taking up the Topping amendment the senate adopted a number of amendments to the bill most of them of a corrective or clarifying nature or rewriting va rious sections The classified transactions tax bill in its present form would pro vide that the revenue be used for general state and fixed county ex penses the remainder going to schools on a teacher unit basis The proposed amendment would substitute in place of this the in terim committee bill allocation under which funds would bo cred ited back to the counties and in turn to the taxing districts and tax payers on the basis of assessed valuation More Fair Consideration Sponsors of the classified trans action tax plan said the allocation of the interim committee bill was satisfactory to them They also argued that the placing of the same allocation provision in the two measures would result in a more fair consideration of the bills them selves as revenue measures Adoption of the Topping substi tute it was pointed out would re move from committee of the whole consideration an amendment by Senator E J Wenner of Black Hawk for allocation of the school revenue on a pupil rather than a teacher unit basis and also an allo cation amendment by Senator Vin cent Harrington of Sioux City The fight over allocation which has been brewing in the upper house in its long drawn out consideration of tax revision promised to come to a head In committee of the whole Iron Out Differences Earlier there had been some sen timent to allow the decision on a Turn ti PURE 4 Column 5 TOUHYGANGIN NOT GUILTY PLEA Leader and Three of His Men Deny Factor Kidnaping Charges CRIMINAL COURTS BUILDING CPIICAGO Jan 16 Tou hy antl three members of his gang pleaded not guilty today to charges that they imprisoned John Factor in one of the niost celebrated kid naplngs of 1933 The prisoners were seated in a row before the bench flanked by deputies Touhy sat directly beneath the judge They were preceded and followed by a file of deputies who quickly took seats shutting them in at the defense table Touhy was first to plead and re sponded not guilty in a firm voice He was followed In succession by Sohaefer McFadclen and Kator Uurdlne Gardner of Indlunnpnlis fnlhir nf Mrs ilhctii Rnrilncr Wvnukoop victim In the Chicago operating lufole sluylng Is shnwn with hls wife as he mrnitnil a pall to tinwitness it the trlid of Dr Alice WynoUoop for the murder of hlH daughter ASHOdnted Truss Photo Teacher Who Lived With Wynekoops Relates Story Defendant Sits Listening to Tale of Boarder CRIMINAL COURT BUILDING CHICAGO Jan 16 ovenls in the gloomy mansion of Dr Alice Lindsay Wynekoop on the night of the slaying were related to the jury today by Enid Hennessey spinster school teacher who made her home witli the Wynekoop fam ily Miss Hennessey was called to the stand to resume her testimony where it was interrupted by ad journment yesterday Apparently refreshed by a good nights sleep Dr Wynekoop the 02 year old de fendant sat erect at the counsels table and listened intently to the words of her former boarder Told of Staying The teacher yesterday had brought her story up to the point where Dr Catherine Wynekoop tlie defendants daughter bad notified the witness that Rhctn had been slain She related that Dr Wynekoop having summoned Catherine from the county hospital where she was a resident physician then called two other doctors and Thomas Ah earn an undertaker When the undertaker arrived she said Dr Alice Catherine Ahcarn and she went down to the basement opera ting room where they saw the body of Rheta lying on the operating table Cannot Identify Gun Prosecutor Charles S Dougher ty asked about the activities of Dr Wynekoop while the police were making their investigation Miss Hennessey testified in a high pitched voice that she was not familiar with guns so she would be unable to identify the type of revolver which she told of seeing on the operating table Dougherty then introduced as three pictures taken of the scene of the homicide one of them show ing young Rhctas body on the operating table Miss Hennessey told Dougherty the photographs were substantially correct but on cross examination found many flaws in desk drawer open a misplaced chair a chloro form bottle moved from a wash stand Array of Fviiicnnr The pictures were the first ar ticles of a grcwsome array of evi dence hauled into the courtroom by an attache of the states attorneys office The other articles Included two wicker waste baskets beariVf stains and several bulky brown paper packages one of them ap parently containing clothing The defense again brought up the subject of the men which pre Turn In 1iigfi 1 Luliunn 0 ARROW HELPS PAL ESCAPE CODE VIOLATION Asks Injunction to Stop Firm From Giving Premiums WASHINGTON Jan 16 VIV I The federal government filed suit in the District of Columbia supreme i court today against the Standard Oil company of New Jersey ing violation of the oil code and i asking an injunction against the company to prevent it from giving premiums i The action was filed on behalf of Secretary Ickes the oil administra tor Hearing on the suit was set for Jan 30 The suit was the first to be filed against a major oil company for al leged violation of the code Boys Club Contest The specific charge was that the Standard Oil company of New Jer sey and its subsidiaries had inaug urated a boys club contest and IIIM refused to accede to a request by the oil administration to dis continue the practice In the contest coupons were al leged to have been given to chil dren who in ttirn distributed them Two Guards at Texas Prison Farm Ambushed and Wounded ITUNTSVILLE Tex Jan 10 guards at the Eastham state prison farm were ambushed am wounded today by a machine gun ner identified as Clyde Barrow notorious southwestern outlaw who effected the release of his pal Ray mond Hamilton and four other c victs Officers expressed the belief that Barrow was aided by his gunwoman companion Bonnie Parker The guards were ambushed they took a squad of men out to work in the fields Machine Gun Mullets Bullets from a machine gun sprayed out from a ditch near the prison farm headquarters as the squad passed The guards Major Crowson and Olen Bozeman fell under the fire Crowson was seriously wounded but Bozeman injuries were reported not to be dangerous Hamilton and four other convicts sprinted toward the scene of the shooting as the guards fell They leaped into a sedan that was parked on the road back of the prison farm and roared away Warden IeatJs Iosse Sheriff C L Mitchell of Hunts ville said the guards and others in the convict squad who did not try to escape identified the man with the machine gun as Clyde Barrow Warden Waicl of the state prison at Huntsvillc led a posse to take the trail of the men Those who escaped besides Hamil ton were Henry Methvin serving 10 years Joe Palmer 2f years W H Bybee serving a life sentence and J B French 12 years Bonnie Parker cigar smoking two gun woman 1ms been in many shooting scrapes with Barrow In Riittla a Dexter DES MOINES Jan 16 bers of the Bloody Barrow gang figured in one of the most sensa tional machine gun battles in the history of Iowas crime warfare at Dexter last July 2t Marvin Ivan Barrow a brother of Clyde Champion was fatally wounded and bis wife was captured by a posse of Iowa officers Clyde his wife and another member of the gang believed by some to have been Pretly Boy Floyd escaped u earn fullv laid Dolice trao BABE RUTH CLUBS NEW YORK Jan 16 Babe Ruth batsman is titular head of what the government to day charged was an oil code vio lation on the port of the Stand ard Oil company The contest inaugurated by the company la known as Babe Ruths boyR club contest Three tlnwsfc week he eoesfJIT lireSrfr the how to play baseBall and to urge them to form local Babe Ruth boys clubs The ball players appearances started on Jan 3 His contract calls for 13 weeks The broad casts occur on Monday Wednes day and Friday at p m Each week there is distributed through Ruth 200 baseballs and 100 tlie winners In addition the SO biggest winners have been promised n trip with Ruth to his training camp next spring to friends relatives or neighbors to be presented one at a time by adults to Standard Oil stations and dealers Prizes were to be given to the boy or girl credited with the greatest number of coupons turned In in his or her name it was claimed Contest Advertised The complaint further cited that since January 3 the standard by ra dio programs had advertised the contest over various station The defendant has announced iU intention of continuing the said con test and has refuser to discontinue it although requested to do so the complaint charged The defendant is unlawfully disregarding nnil disobeying the provisions of the oil code and the national industri al recovery act in transactions in or affecting interstate or foreign com ITurn In 4 Column H Easier Housecleaning MODERN housecleaning is as fur removed from prewar domestic routine an is the 1334 stream lined automobile from the family surrey of the mauve decade Every day in Washington hundrLVls of govern ment scientists search out new method1 and devices for advancing economy and efficiency In the home This government work is intended 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