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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 3, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                E f T or North Iowas DAILY PAPER the Home HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT BIAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPK ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MARCH 3 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OK TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 125 Party Irked byMCarran Nevada Senator Is Independent and Shows It By HERBERT FLUMMER WASHINGTON March 3 A stocky silver haired Irishman from Nevada by the name of Pat rick McCarran who came tothe senate last March for the first time is making p en t y of trouble for the a d m i nistratioo these days He is the man who engineered the successful move in the sen ate for full res toration of gov ernment sala ries on July 1 despite the known wishes of President Roosevelt Former chief justice of his state and one time member of the Nevada legislature McCarran has been do ingpretty much as he pleases al most from the time he first took his seat in the senate The administrations economy measure has been his target from the start When the bill reached the senate in the special session he made an effort to have it sentenced to a quiet slumber in a committee pigeon hole Shooting at Glass His fighting temperament showed itself during debate on this ques tion While senate galleries watched in amazement and other senators looked on with concern McCarran made an attempt to dress down Carter Glass of Virginia Oldtimers in the senate think twice before crossing the fiery lit tle Virginian For a newcomer to at tempt such a thing was something hard to believe McCarrans ire was aroused by Glass aside remarks concerning him Jumping to his feet in a show of anger he demanded that Glass desist I want thatsort of thing stopped he said If its not stopped Ill revoke the rules of the senate OH the Reservation The pay restoration move is not the first instance in which McCar ran has shown a disposition to act and vote counter to the democratic majority to which he belongs Only a short time ago the senate adopted his amendment to the 5950 000000 CWA appropriation bill to force the president to appoint all CWA relief administrators with senatorial consent When the house however refused to accept it in con ference it had to be abandoned McCarran doesnt come up for re election until 1939 That circum stance hight encourage independ much it plagues democrats wanting smooth sailing for administration projects NEWClNETIN SPAIN FORMED Lerroux Government to Go Before Congress Next Week for Test MADRID March 3 Designate Alejandro Lerroux today formed a new government of Spain succeeding his own government which resigned three days ago The new cabinet is of the cen ter with the addition of liberal In dependent factors The cabinet will go before con gress next week dependent upon the support of the rightist minorities and the popular agrarian and cat alonian regionalists OUTLAW DILLINGER BREAKS JAIL Dr Alice Finishes Testimony RECESSlALLED AFTER COLLAPSE OF AGED WOMAN FORECAST IOWA Cloudy Saturday night light rain in south central and extreme east portions slightly colder extreme west portion Sunday generally fair somewhat colder east and south portions fair Saturday night and Sunday slightly colder Saturday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 55 Minimum In Night 35 At 8 A M Saturday 41 WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO March 3 er outlook for the period March 5 to March 10 For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys and the northern and central great plains Not much precipitation indicated temperatures mostly above normal Cross Examination After Denial of Confession Completed CRIMINAL COURTS BUILD ING CHICAGO March 3 Alice Lindsay Wynekoop today completed her appearance as a wit ness in her own behalf and the celebrated Wynekoop trial was ad journed until Monday morning She had been on the stand one hour and 40 minutes during the morning session Proceedings were halted for a timethis morning when Dr Wyne koop collapsed on the stand after a half hour of cross examination by Prosecutor Charles S Dougherty The prosecutor had been taking her question by question through a statement made by her after the inquest in which she retold her so called confession Turns to Judge Suddenly Dr Wynekoop turned to Judge Harry B Miller and called to him in a low voice He did not hear her immediately and Defense Attorney W W Smith jumped to his feet pointing to the collapsing woman The judge ordered the jury re moved as they filed out Dr Wyne koop leaned over to one side gasp ing for Dr Catherine Wynekoop her daughter hurred to her mothers side She bent aowu whispering The white faced elderly womans lips moved slightly Dr Catherine urgedhertosip Judge Miller from tie bench looked down with concern Let Her Rest Get away from her he ordered the bailiffs Give her air and let her rest The 63 year old physician was wheeled into the judges chamber where she was lifted on to the judges couch Dr Catherine anx iously followed her mother and proceeded to administer to her Dr Francis W McNamara the jail physician was sent for and soon joined Dr Catherine at the defen dants side After a 24 minute recess the de fendant was wheeled back into the courtroom and Judge Miller ordered all spectators to take their seats Fair Xights Sleep Although refreshed by a fair nights sleep Dr Wynekoop who yesterday denied under oath that she killed her daughterinlaw Rheta complained of a terrible headache as she was wheeled into court Matron Mary Kennedy said Dr Wynekoop had complained of being nauseated after eating a light breakfast of toast and coffee Caught in what her lawyers said was a maze of circumstantial evi dence the elderly physician weak but still determined put her denial into the criminal court record yes terday with a vigor that amazed the murder fans Faints In Jail Afterward in her quarters in the county jail she fainted but was quickly revived It was not my hand that held the gun she said I couldnt bring myself to say it was With these and other words all spoken without vehemence or pas sion the matriarch of the gloomy West Monroe street Wynekoop mansion relegated Rhetas demise as far as she was concerned to the category of unsolved mysteries Seemingly gaining strength as the session moved along the 63 year old feminist leader in medicine and social work also denied that she had chloroformed Rheta She charged that police and prosecutors got her to say in a signed statement that she accident ally chloroformed the girl to death and then shot her on the promise that her son Earle widower of the slain Rheta would bo released from custody 4 Men Burn to Death in Hotel Blaze in Damage Done Cause Not Determined WORCESTER Mass March 3 men were burned to death and 12 persons injured in ai early fire which destroyed the Ho tel Pleasant today The loss is es timated at The blaze was brought under control after a three hour fight The dead William Donovan S6 Albert F Gaudette 45 St Denis Canada a partial cripple Edward F OBrien 43 George Rowe 60 Providence R I a salesman for a Portland Me hotel The origin of the fire is unde termined The blaze started in the elevator in the basement and spread rapidly throughout the entire struc ture Some guests made their way to the street by rope ladders Sev eral were rescued by newspaper men Man Is Killed on Way to Funeral at Marble Rock lawreiice Dam Yietinf of Crash Near Madelia 2 Children Hurt MARBLE ROCK March rence Davis 39 was killed and two of his children were critically injur edin an auto accident this morning near Madelia Minn while he was on his way from North Dakota to attend the funeral this afternoon for his mother Mrs Lotti Davis 63 Davis formerly lived in Marble Rock Mrs Davis died Wednesday even ing at her home in Aurelia She had lived for many years in Marble Rock She had received treatment during the winter at the hospital at Iowa City and succumbed from heart disease Besides the son in North Dakota she was survived by a son in Colo rado and a daughter Mrs Alton Preston of Marble Rock Dean George Kay of SUI Seriously 111 IOWA CITY March 3 condition of Dean George F Kay head of the University of Iowa col lege of liberal arts was regarded as serious by physicians at the Univer sity hospital here today The Dean was taken to the hospital Tuesday after an attack of influenza had developed into pneumonia Physi cians expressed hope for his recov ery Cedar Rapids Has Milk Price Hearing CEDAR RAPIDS March 3 A public hearing was held here to discuss milk prices and the terms of the milk agreement drawn up by Secretacy of Agriculture Wallace John T Pearson AAA legal depart ment member and former lowan presided LABOR STRIFE IN CUBA GROWING Strikes and Disorders in Various Sections of Island Reported HAVANA March 3 labor situation in Cuba assumed serious proportions today with strikes and disorders in various sections of the island At Camaguey where 60000 work ers threatened a general strike railroad employes walked out last midnight All train service to Santa Clara and eastward was disrupted Other strikes cafe hotel and tramway system em ployes continued Havana tobacco workers decided to remain on strike after failure to reach an agreement in a confer ence with President Carlos Men dieta A cigar plant was wrecked in Havana by a crowd of 100 tobacco workers last night Shots were fired One demonstrator was wounded Trouble was feared today over shipments of tobacco to the United States Authorities announced they would guarantee protection for workers loading the ships in the face of threats from the strikers Miss March 3 Sarah Ruth Dean woman physician to day was convicted of the poison whisky murder of Dr John Preston Kennedy The jury fixed her penalty at life imprison ment TRACES KICKED OVER IN HOUSE Leaders Try to Regain Upper Hand in Revolt Over Currency Bill BULLETIN WASHINGTON March 3 repulsing democrat ic insurgents the house today passed the senate approved FletcherSteagaU bill to per mit continuance of the use of government bonds to back fed eral reserve note currency WASHINGTON March 3 The house was like a bucking broncho today as leaders sought to regain the upper hand A filibuster late yesterday de layeda plan to extend for another year the power of the federal re serve banks to use federal bonds to back currency issues Authority to issue such currency expires today When an effort was made to force a vote yesterday 50 members leaped to their feet to demand a chance to speak Charges of Bribe There were charges from the op position that the measure was a bank bonus and a bribe and sub sidy to a few big banks The revolt was so strong that the measure was held over until today This has been the worst week of revolt since President Roosevelt took office Earlier in the week the senate kicked over the traces to vote large sums for veterans and federal workers The presidents request that he be given wide powers to change tariffs has drawn a sharp dividing line between the parties Repub licans say they will fight to the bitter end May Desert Banks There were indications today that unless a sharp limit is placed on the requested authority some dem ocrats from industrial sections might desert the majority ranks From the white house meanwhile came word that Mr Roosevelts fin al major request of the session would be for war debt an issue sure to bring forth politic al flames Early next week the administra tions reorganized airmail program will be another ques tion which the republicans have ac cepted as a political issue GREECE DECIDES TIME HAS COME TO OUST INSULL Final Extension of His Permit to Remain in Country Expires ATHENS March 3 for eign minister today notified the minister of the interior that Insull Sr former Chicago utilities operator must leave Greece The notification said that the final extension of Insulls permit to re main in the country has expired Insull previously had gained re peated extensions of the permit by which he remained in Greece secure from United States government au thorities who sought his extradition to face trial on charge of embezzle ment and grand larceny in connec tion with the collapse of his Middle Western Utilities organization Expelled From Greece Whether Insull will go to the United States was not immediately certain He merely is expelled from Greece and now may go to whatever coun try will receive him It was said today that he may head for Syria The action of the foreign ministry in ordering the expulsion of Insul follows two court actions brought by the United States to require his extradition from Greece Insull won Troth the ruling that he was not extraditable under tie terms of the extradition treaty Diplomatic Pressure pressure was brougb1 to bear by the United States and todays order was regarded as due largely to the Greek governments desire to maintain the most cordial relations between the two countries It was understood Insull was not immediately informed of the gov ernment decision In any case he seemed to be ignoring the fact that the last extension of his permit ex pired today What preparations he may have to meet the situation were not dis closed He has not made application for a new American passport and Greek officials said they had not issued him a laissezpasser which would permit him to go to any other possible retreat Heavy Fogs Suspend All Plane Service CHICAGO March 3 cials at the airport postoffice here announced today that dense fog has suspended since late yesterday all commercial and airmail plane ser vice in the area extending from New York City to Cheyenne Wyo and from Kansas City to Milwaukee Wis BANK ROBBERKILLER ESCAPES Identify Slain Man as Hunted Outlaw OKLAHOMA CITY March 3 UP Bradshaw long sought out law was the hoodlum slain last night in a roadhouse near Fort Smith Ark the state bureau of criminal identification announced today after a check of fingerprints PLANWCONFER WITH MUSSOLINI Austrian Chancellor Dollfuss and Hungarian Premier to Visit Rome ROME March 3 Engelbert Dollfuss of Austria and Premier Julius Goemboes of Hun gary will come to Rome for an of ficial visit with Premier Benito Mussolini March 14 15 and 16 it was announced today The three leaders are expected to concentrate during the visit on im proving commercial exchanges among their countries but they also will discuss the political situation generally In diplomatic circles it is said they may reach a consultative pact but that there is no possibility of their discussing an alliance or cus toms union It is considered certain however that they will enter into talks con cerning details of Mussolinis plan for the development of the Danu bian basin John Dillinger shown above with officers on his arrival ut Crown Point jail after he had been captured following his escape lost sum mer from juil at Limn Ohio A sheriff was killed In that break House Accepts Changes in Small Loans Measure Delays Action on Old Age to Monday f DES MOINES March The Iowa house of representatives today by a vote of 95 to 3 adopted in an amended form the senate amendments to the small loan bill The amendments were all of a cor rective and clarifying nature The members voting against the bill were Gallagher Hartman and Wiese Absent or not voting were Garner Gissell Koch Lichty Mc Farlane Maniece Moore of Vin ton Porter and Snyder The senate meanwhile approved several banking bills after they had been explained by D W Bates state superintendent of banking A new resolution providing for final adjournment at noon Saturday March 10 was introduced in the senate by 20 republicans and two democrats Pension Bill Put Off The upper branch yesterday de feated 22 to 24 a resolution fixing adjournment for noon March 1 The house put off further con sideration of the old age pension bill until Monday after Represen tative Rice of Keokuk said that a committee named to whip amend ments into shape had agreed Ho asked the delay so that the com mittees proposals may be printed in the journal One of the amendments pro posed by Representative Gissell of Buchanan would require a bachelor 30 years of age or over to be sub ject to an additional tax of 58 a year plus the proposed 52 a year tax to be levied on all persons 21 years or over House Suspends Rules After Speaker Miller had ruled yesterday that a portion of the amendments to the small loans bill could not be taken up as they con tained material previously consid ered by the house the lower branch today suspended its rules by an 86 to 10 vote to consider the measure Representative Zylstra of Sioux argued for concurrence on the senate amendment ceclaring that the legis lature had accomplished more on this subject than In the last 12 years He said that the rates cannot be changed until after March 1 1935 and that the legislature still would have the power to change any rates that the banking board might set after that date Would Restrain Power An amendment by Representative Foster of Cedar which would re strain the power of the banking board to investigate conditions of Tnrn to FaRt 2 Crtlunm 1 Chicagoan Shot to Death in His Auto CHICAGO March 3 Dauches president of the Thomas Bowers advertising agency was killed today by two men who fired two blasts from a shotgun into his car INDUSTRTpt VOTE UPON NtU Decision of Code Heads ti Be Advisory and Without Legal Force By JAMES COPK Copyright by The Associated Iltss WASHINGTON March 3 Elected delegates of industry fo the first time in American history will be allowed to vote next week directly on policies of the govern ment NBA chiefs now plan the massed meeting of code authorities as a sor of loosely constituted congress 0 industry Its thousands of delegates will be called to record by hallo their views on the more controver sial issues debated in the code re form meetings The votes will be advisory onlj and without the legal force of those cast in congress but they will af feet vitally the ensuing actions o the administration Nearly 31500 Members Nearly 3500 members of 10 cod authorities or committees charge with the completion yet unfinish ed codes will be in Washingto next Monday first to hear Presiden Roosevelt review his first year in office and outline plans for the fu ture then to divide into five group for debate and advisory action 01 Hugh S Johnsons 12 point revision program Before them will be put the fact and statements gathered in the nov ended roundup of public criticism They will be called upon to refut or to propose correction of th charged abuses Theywill be give opportunity to raise topics of thei own Clear Cut Program When they are through probaol on Thursday Johnson will announce to the country a clear cut program of action probably involving sweep ing presidential orders for the mod ification of existing codes This plan was laid by Johnson be fore his aides last night in a session attended by all NRA executives and advisors One question alone was left open William Green federation of labor president who is on the labor ad visory board asked Johnson to say whether he would take action on the now widespread contest he said was being waged by industrialists against labor unions despite the In dustrial laws grant of freedom to organize Headed for Courts Knowing the question to be head ed for the courts for an interpreta tion of just what the law does sanc tion and aware of the great bitter ness built up Johnson postponed a decision until Sunday The administration wound up the forum of public criticism yesterday Turn to Pnjte I Olomn n LAYER NEGRO COMPANION GET 2 MACHINE GUNS Sank Robber Threatens Guard With Wooden Revolver CROWN POINT Ind March 3 At the point of a wooden re volver he had whittled out in hii cell John Dillinger Americas most murderous outlaw walked out of he Lake county jail today Before leaving the jail Dillinger locked up in a cell the only three uards on duty Then he locked all doors of the jail Other guards oil duty outside the jail did not learn of the escape for some time Two hours after the escape Dil inger released at Peotone 111 two men he had forced to accompany him as hostages Commandeers Automobile With the fake pistol he forced jail attaches to surrender to him and a Negro convict accomplice confiscated two machine guns from the prison armory commandeered an automobile and sped away toward Chicago with Deputy Sheriff George Blunt and Edward Sager an employe of the Main street gar age where the car was obtained Dillinger had been held in the Lake county jail presided over by Mrs Lillian Holley who had as serted he will never escape for the murder of an East Chicago Ind policeman during a bank rob bery Seventeen witnesses had pointed out Dillinger as the man who killed the policeman with a machine gun Had Citse ewe igalrist him ac4 that tiey would Mm to tiV electric chair He was scheduled to go on trial here March 12 The escape was one of the most daring on record Eighteen extra guards and six deputy sheriffs had DILLINGER ELATED CROWN POINT Ind March 3 Dilliiiger was feel ing very elated as he left the Lake county jail today After he had forced all the guards on duty in the jail to sur render their weapons and enter a cell he held aloft the weapon with which he had forced them to sinrender Ha ha ha he chortled I did it with a wooden gun been detailed to the jail with orders to kill Dillinger if he made the slightest move toward freedom Mrs Holley became sheriff after her office holding husband was killed by a madman became hysterical after the outlaw escaped Telephone to Police She immediately telephoned polics at nearby Gary and shrieked Send all the police and guns youve Dillingerg loose The escape started at 9 a ni when Deputy Sheriff Blunt went in to a cell where Dillinger Herbert Toungblood Negro and another alleged murderer and three other prisoners were confined Blunt began taking fingerprints of a new prisoner 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