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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 17, 1934, Mason City, Iowa E R 1 I S MEM a 4 RI C f T OF 10 V r f v r f t North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE XEAVSIAFER THAT SLAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRE3S LEASED W1RB BERV1CB MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JANUARY 17 1934 THIS JAlEK CONSISTS OK TWO SECTIONS 5KCTLON ONE NO 86 Encouraged by Decision Administration Well Pleased at Ruling on Moratorium SENATE DEBATES MARTHUR BILL By HERBERT ASHIN GTON Tan 17 UF While there was no hint of a land slide In the sup reme courts 54 decision on the Minnesota mort gage case ad ministration EUp porters find mueh encourage ment In this first big test of em ergency legisla tion They look at the situation in this way Chief Justice Hughes and Jus tices Brandeis Stone Cardoza and Roberts upheld the validity the Minnesota law which established a moratorium on the foreclosure of farm mortgages Administration supporters regard it as very unlikely any of these five will change their views towaid the uses of the constitution in an emer gency But significantly Chief Justice Hughes was careful to point out in 3iis decision that each of the recov ery issues presented to the court would be considered on its own mer its A Liberal Outlook With five judges agreeing at the outset however advocates of the administrations plans have confi dence in the result Should any of the five die or leave the court for any other reason dur ing the Roosevelt administration he would they believe be replaced by the President with a justice liltely to take a liberal view And should any the justices looked upon as conservatives Devanter McReynolds and Sutherland are eligible for liberal Close observers of the courtpoirifr but that 5i decisions do not neces sarily mean that the balance might swing any day to the other side They argue that in some instances a Justice who knows the majority of the court leans one way will vote the minority in favor of strict logalism to protect posterity against the dangers of mcntE Whys And undue encroach WherBfores Already it has been suggested that perhaps the particular angle of the Minnesota involving a construction of contractual rights largely responsible for the 54 decision If the court is called upon to de cide on a case where this is not in cluded they believe it possible some of the dissenters in the Minnesota case may change their minds This belief is based on the fact that earlier the court handed down an 81 decision permitting competi tors to establish a common selling Roosevelt Assured of Plans Constitutionality ARGUES REPEAL OF STATE AID TO BILL TO DEVALUE DOLLARSPEEDED BY HOUSE GROUP Coinage Committee Puts Off Hearings Until Later Date WASHINGTON Jan 17 President Roosevelt was represented today as well satisfied on the con stitutionality of his monetary pro pam He has an opinion from At torney General Cammings support ing it This was made plain at the white louse in response to inquiries result ing from an investigation into the constitutionality of the plan ordered by senatorial committee ranks The president received an oral opinion from the attorney general at the time this country went off the gold standard that the govern ment had the right to take over the gold held by Individuals and banks A written opinion along the same line since has been made Mr Roosevelt smiled and with held comment today on the reaction to his newly announced plan to fix the value ofthe dollar in terms of gold at between 50 and CO per cent of the present content Pleased at Reception White house aides left no doubt of the general satisfaction there at the proposals reception by the country to speed along thepresi DENIES MARRIAGE TO GRETA HOLLYWOOD Col Jan 17 Garbo left and Rouben Mnmoulian her director were back In town not married or thinking oE marriage Mamonlian declared Dr Wynekoop May Die in Court Says Her Lawyer Very Sick As She dents devaluation bill the house coinage committee today abandoned its separate study the advisabil ity of stabilizing the dollar on a metallic base At the call of Chairman Somers the committee went into executive session to plan how it would handle the revaluation measure referred to that committee yesterday after a dispute with the banking committee over jurisdiction It is my hope Somers said to ask the secretary of the treasury to discuss the bill with us at his convenience Then we will have I expect some further and open hearings Urge Adequate Hearings The republicans have been urg ing adequate hearings It is my in tention to let them give us a list of persons they think we should hear then hear them Although the appearance of Dr F Cyril James professor of finance agency to relieve depression in the 1 at the University of Pennsylvania soft coal industry I cancelled permanently Somers said tnat James P Warburg for mer monetary adviser to the ad ministration might be asked to testify on the new plan Meanwhile the banking commit tee was considering whether to ap peal to the house Speaker Raineys decision that the coinage commit tee was entitled to handle the re valuation measure Only Justice McReynolds dissent ed in this case which involved an interpretation of the antitrust laws Injuries Received in Auto Mishap Fatal WASHINGTON Iowa Jan 17 Harold McWilliams 44 Farmington died of injuries suf fered when a car in which he was riding with Mr and Mrs Arthur Freshwater collided with a truck The Freshwaters are in a hospital Gillette Urges Cut FAY WEBB VALLEE AMENDS HER SUIT i Accuses Rudy of Misconduct in Interest Rates i WASHINGTON Jan 17 Lower interest rates on farm mort gage loans and abandonment of the system whereby farmers must be come stockholders in federal land banks in order to get loans was urged by Representative Gillette WeaJ IOWA WEATHER Generally fair In the west portion unsettled In the enst portion Possibly light snow In the northeast portion Wednes day night or Thursday warmer Wednesday night and In the east central portion Thursday Colder Thursday In the north west portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 32 Minimum In Night 10 At 8 A M Wednesday IS Two sunshiny days in a row Monday and Tuesday A record for 1931 With Jane Doe No 3 and Alice Faye LOS ANGELES Jan 17 I a surprise legal move Fay Webb Vallee today amended her separate maintenance suit against Rudy Val lee accusing him of misconduct with a Jane Doe No 3 of Log An geles and specifically charging him with misconduct with Miss Alice Faye blues singer in various eastern and southern cities Mrs Vallee previously had ac cused her husband of misconduct with two women listed in the separ ate maintenance suit as Jane Doe No 1 and Jane Doe No 2 The third woman the estranged wife of the orchestra leader charged as sociated with him in Los Angeles on Jan 4 last The amendment also set forth 12 alleged acts of misconduct between Vallee and Miss Faye in cities along the Atlantic seaboard in 1932 and 1933 The amendment was filed shortly before Mrs Valleea plea for 57450 monthly alimony was scheduled to open in Superior Judge Dudley Val entines court Hears Witnesses in Trial CRIMINAL COURT BUILPING CHICAGO Jau 17 AlicV Lindsay Wynekoop was very sick today her attorneys said as she listened to the grewsome testimony about the death of her daughterin law Rheta Shes very sick Her condition is extremely poor said Defense At torney Frank Tyrrell In fact she is so ill it would not surprise me if she passed away right in the courtroom W W Smith another defense at torney this afternoon declared Dr Wynckoops physician had said she might die any minute Dr Catherine Wynekoop young daughter of the 62 year old defend ant asserted she was very much afraid her mother would not he able to go on with the trial Condition Serious Mothers condition is serious said Catherine she is weaker than she was yesterday I am very much afraid for her Attorney Smith who said his clients condition was graver than any previous time in the trial as serted they would go on as usual for the balance of the afternoon session After that I dont know what we will he able to do he said During the morning session the 02 year old defendant lounged back in her chair her eyes occasionally closed Her conversations with her daughter Dr Catherine who sat by her side and her attorneys were LCW Lights in Home The lights which glowed in the i Wynekoop home on the afternoon Rheta was slain were described by John Brennock a telegraph com pany messenger who had attempt ed to deliver the much discussed telegram sent from Peoria by Earle Wynekoop son of the defendant and husband of Rheta I arrived at the Wynekoop home at p m Nov 21 with a mes I went to and rang the doorbell When there was no an swer I went to the basement door found it locked and rang the bell There were lights burning in both the first floor and the basement I then went upstairs rang again and left a notice on the door knob Message to Teacher A second messenger boy William Russell OBanion told of success fully delivering the message to Miss Enid Hennessey school teach er boarder at the Wynekoop home at between 5 and 10 minutes of 8 that night A further description of the oper ating room in the basement of the Tum in Jnjrr Column 3 PULITZER WILL NEWS CODE Member of Publishing Fam ily Named Deputy NRA Administrator WASHINGTON Jan 17 Ralph Pulitzer member of the newspaper publishing family to day was named a deputy adminis trator of NRA to have charge of the newspaper and allied codes when they are approved Administrator Hugh S Johnson made public a letter from Pulitzer in which the latter accepted with pride and pleasure but pointed out possible objections to his service since he is a trustee and stock holder in the concern publishing the St Louis Post Dispatch and still has an interest in payments to he made on the ScrippsKoward pur chase of the old New York World though not actively connected now in anj publishing In reply Johnson brushed these objections aside saying that Ralph Pulitzers own record and the dis tinguished liberalism of his fam ily assured his fitness It has been an NRA rule that no man actively interested in a business could have supervision over it for the govern ment The newspaper code still lacks approval or President Roosevelt although it hns been at the white house since before New Years but tlie explanation given today was that the chief executive has been too busy to examine it Pulitzer will assume his new duties as soon as the code is approved FILIPINOS WANT FREEDOM SOON FAVORED TRADE Administration Will Not Try to Extend Life of Hawes Bill E WASHINGTON Jan 17 Tlw1 administration will make no effort i to extend the life of the Hawes Cutting Philippine independence bill which expires today but it will hold tho opinion that this legislation al ways can be revived Meanwhile Mr Roosevelt today received the written recommenda tions which he had asked Crom Manuel Quezon leader of the Phil ippine independence delegations from this country which in the main called for independence for the Philippines within two or three years providing the United States grants n 10 year period of prefer ential trade relations after inde pendence As an alternative the mission headed by Quezon proposed a flat grant of independence on July 4 1910 with present trade relations between the two countries to con tinue until that time Asked by President This was the written report which had been requested by Presi dent Roosevelt The mission suggested establish ment of a more Autonomous govern ment during the six yeaf perlod m order to prepare the islands for self government Sugar and cordage importations to the United States would be limited to the average of 1932 and 1933 imports and free importation of cocoanut oil would be held to 200000 tons annually This proposal also called for a trade conference after independence to adjust trade relations between the two countries Neutralization Trculy A neutralization treaty for Philippines was suggested by mission The proposals were made as CUBAS NEW CHIEF Cubas new provisional presi dent Is Carlos Kevin SH year old Annapolis navnl iiciulcniy graduate named hy a revolu tionary junta after the resig nation of Cirau Sun Martin Associated 1rfiss Coif lesh Studies Probe of Public in Iowa the the substitute for the HnreHawcsCut ting bill which grants independence in from 32 to 15 years and which becomes nonoperative today be cause of nonacceptance by the Philippine legislalure The bill can however be revived if congress should grant an exten sion which is the aim of present advocates of the measure Grant in Texas WASHINGTON Jan 17 The public works administration to day allotted 98300 as a loan and grant to Fort Worth Tex for school additions and repairs snge the youth related the first floor entrance Broker Found Dead Drowned in Bathtub CHICAGO Jan 17 were called to the home of Edward A Nelson 45 La Salle street brok er today after he was found drowned in his bathtub with an iron weight tied about his neck Tho body was discovered by his wife Arabs Demonstrate Against Jew Influx JERUSALEM Jan 17 new moon shone last night and the Arabian fast of Ramadan ended Arabs held their long expected pro cession in protest against Jewish immigration but the demonstration passed quietly One of Five Texas Convicts in Prison Break Recaptured HUNTHVILLE Tex Jan J7 jPt B French one of the five con victs who escaped when Clyde Bar row Texas desperado raided the Endtham atate prison farm yester day has been recaptured Warden W W Waid said French was caught near the farm late last night French is serving 12 years for assault to murder robbery and automobile theft in Hunt county Springer Havana Vice Consul Dies HAVANA Jan 17 Alden Springer United Slates vice consul at Havana and dean of the American consular service died here today He was 89 and a native of Portland Maine Britain to Build Ships LONDON Jan 17 ad miralty today awarded contracts for eight destroyers to cost Sll 250000 under the normal replace ment program of 1033 SETS NEW MARK IN PLANE SPEED MIAMI Fla Jan 17 a four cylinder monoplane he built himself Lee Miles Los Angeles pilot today established a new world speed record of 20911 miles an hour for single seater racing planes over a 100 kilometer course which is equivalent to 62137 miles Will Rogers SANTA MONICA Cal Jan all excited today over the dollar being 60 cents well its been 60 cents for months but we just love to have some thing new to get excited over Worst thing about the whole mess is we are going to have to listen to all the same old argu ments all over again Its a good argument for us dumb ones to stay off of So sic em Tige may theiloudcst man win I am going to get on to some news Did you know that Greta Garbo is prowl ing around in the Arizona desert under the name of Jones with some Furriner going by the name of Brown I got to get that settled before I can take up this gold business Yourn WILL CVipyrlght McNnuRht Sjnrtlcate Kraschel Laker Called Into Conference With U S Legal Officials WASHINGTON Jan 17 Robert W Colflcsh Iowa district attorney discussed today with as sistant Attorney general Joseph B Kecnan the recent inquiry into Iowas public works organization by a representative of the federal gov ernment Kecnan said the Iowa public works matter was the subject ot a conference but declined to comment further Colflcsh was accompanied to Washington by W P Hoover justice department investigator Kecnan said Lieutenant Governor Kraschel who resigned as executive secretary of Iowas public works board at the request of Secretary Ickes would ba called into the con ference Jater Discussion We are having a general discus sion of the Iowa public works situa ion and will hear from persons in terested In it Kecnan said It is not our policy to discuss details at present President Roosevelt is taking no part in the Iowa investigation but it was said on his behalf at the white house torlny tliat undoubtedly the attorney general would be guid ed by the recommendation of the district attorney During the conference between Colflesh and Keenan Kraschel re mained in a nearby office of the justice department awaiting a call from Keennn Kraschel declined to make any statement for publication but in dicated he would remain in Wash ington until a definite decision given on the results of the investi gation To Kcturn Iowa i Coltlesh also was noucommital He said he had been called here to confer with Keenan and other offi cials and that he Is anxious to re turn to Iowa as soon as possible to appear before the grand jury now in session at Ottumwa The conference which began about 10 oclock this morning re mained unbroken at p m Shortly after p m Colflesh left Kcenans office saying he would return to continue the conference later in the afternoon Keenan also said discussions had not been con cluded and that no announcement could be made of matters discussed Kraschel entered the assistant attorney generals office shortly after Colflesh left Iowa House in Turmoil Over HighivayBill Takes Up Report of Committee Urging Postponement BULLETIN MOIJSRS ilnn IT The hnuso by a vote of J2 to 42 today refused to adopt its high way committees report for in deflnlio postponement oE con sideration of a hill that would permit highway commission to refinance hi pri mary road honds niiw outstand ing DES MOINES Jan 17 Iowa house of representatives was thrown into a turmoit today when it unexpectedly look up the report of its highways committee recom mending indefinite postponement on a bill giving the state highway com mission authority to adopt a plan for refinancing the primary road bonded indebtedness The bill passed ttw senate some weeks ago 3 to 6 and was recom mended for Indefinite postponement Dec 14 by a vote oE 19 to 10 in the house highway committee When the committee report was called up Representative Laughlin of Frce mont committee chairman tax re visionists jockeyed for position by objecting to consideration oC the re port and moving to go into acom mittee of the whole for further study of tax proposals 1roduce Spirited Debate These counter suggestions pro duced a spirited debate but were overridden by a vote of 61 to 25 when the house passed a motion by Representative McFarlnno of Blnck Hawk to take up the committee re port Objections to further considera tion of tax revision at this time were made by Representative Mc Creery of Linn Gallagher of Iowa and Avery of Clay They took the position that further discussion would accomplish nothing until tiie senate had completed Its work I know it Is hard to sit here and wait on the senate but sometimes discretion is the better part of valor said McCrcery Gallagher contended that the re funding hill was as important as tax revision a position also token by Aveiy Call of House Filed Before the house began formal consideration of the committee re port a call of the house was filed hy Representative McCreery Gal lasher McFarlane Lichty Fueling Doran and LaugliH Ten absentees forced the tower branch to recess until the sergeant at amis rounded them up The bill for which indefinite post ponement was recommended would the state highway commission ITiirn h Van Oilliniit 41 F R AROUSED AT CAPITAL RUMORS Hears Demo Party Officers Using Influence to Make Living FARM BUREAUS Lively Debate Precedes Return to Work on Tax Revision DEK MOINES Jan 17 McArthur bill to divorce the farm ureau and the agricultural exten sion netvice today stirred up a live y debate in the state senate befoie that body returned to work on tax revision At 3 oclock there were nine speakers to hear from before a vote could be taken on the lax bills As introduced by Senator William McArthur of Ccrro Gordo the bill would repeal the state aid provisirm for farm bureaus and substitute in its place allowance for appropria tion for rural education However the senate approved a substitute amendment to a com mittee amendment whereby the present setup would he continued but counties not now able to qualify for aid would be allowed to adopt the Jieuplan SponHurcii iy Xclhon The substitute was sponsored by Senator Fred Nelson of Story coun ty and was approved by a vote of 26 to 21 Action on the amendment proper had not been carlv this afternoon Opponents of the McArthur bill in the morning long debute contend ed the measure would be a death blow to Farm Bureaus Senator Joe R Fraiiey called up on arm members of the senate to express thaloview nri Under tne counties would be permitted to projjrinte funds for the purpose of educational work improving ami advancing agriculture home econ omics and junior extension In rural communities and rural ndult edu cation Anpnipriiilliins 1rovhleil Appropriations would be made in counties where there had been o ganized n county extension council and county executive board as pro vided for in the bill In opposing the measure Senator Ora Hnstad of Truro declared It would be n death blow to tin Farm Bureau and said he believed that to be the purpose behind it This Farm Bureau has doiv more to bring the farmer out of th hayseed class than anything thai has ever happened to agriculture he said He declared that he did not be lieve there was a demand for such a measure in Iowa at this tlnn when the services of tho Farm Bu reau are worth most to the people Bucked hy Union Senator Hopkins expressed belii that the Farm Union was back of the bill and was seeking to kill the Fnrm Bureau Pointing out that the simply divides the Farm Bureau from tin extension work Senator Klthon so id that he believer that this should In done Hn said that in his count v where there are four different farm organizations some groups reel tlint the Farm Bureau is subsidized anil consequently are disgruntled Senator McArthur opposed the Nelson substitute amendment am also spoke for his bill Action deferred on the measure however because n number of member1 hnl filed written requests for peimisHinn to speak High Interest No Indication was given of the prospects of submitting Information obtained in the investigation of Iowas public works organization to the grand jury The GlobeGazette learned today from Its Washington bureau that the charges being investigated in connection with Iowa public works fiom lo Iajte 3 column 2 WASHINGTON1 Jan H Kohert Jackson of New Hampshire hns resigned JIH sec retary of the democriitic na tional committee WASHINGTON Inn 17 President Roosevelt was shown at the white house today to be n roused by reports that men holding demo cratic party offices are using this influence in earning a livelihood In the capital The issue approached a head when he was asked about these reports at HI a newspaper conference Not mentioning names Mr Roosevelt with evidence of feeling said he didnt think it is quite in accordance with the spirit of the administration that any person hold ing a high political place should earn a livelihood in Washington on the basis of that office It was remarked that the holding of KUch a party position In a sense holIs out this person as having a back door entrance to the adminis tration and it was emphatically de clared that this is not so There was an intimation that Postmaster General Farley as chairman of the democratic nationil committee is considering action Childrens Food PROPER FOODS make healthy 1 children The ilmpc principle which govern diet between the ages of 3 and 10 are of the utmost im portance to every mother Modem science has reduced Lhene principles to a few easytoread rules fo every home Food for Young Chil dren an authoritative 22 page booklet available through the Globiv Gajette Washington Information bureau is an authoritative and com plete presentation of these funda mentals Use coupon iHiiMm City Information ISiireau Frederic J Hankln Director Washington D C I inclose 4 cents in coin care fully 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