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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 2, 1934, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home TZZ HOME EDITION NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS I VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MARCH 2 1934 NO 124 Senators on Golf Course Pat Harrison and Jim Couzens Are Chief Rivals F R URGES PHILIPPINES FREEDOM fiy By HERBERT PLUMMER ASHINGTON March 2 One of the most celebrated golf ing combinations in Washington is that of Michi gans millionaire senator Jim Couzens republi can and Missis sippis silver ton gued orator Pat Harrison demo crat Whenever op portunity affords these two slip away to the highly exclusive Burning Tree club which boasts that no woman ever has been permitted to gob there and fight it out on the links An indication of how keen the rivalry between the two senators is was given on the floor of the senate recently during debate on a resolu tion offered by Nye of North Da kota calling upon General Hugh Johnson to give the senate a list of NRA executives with their previous business connections Administration leaders sought to block passage of the resolution Rob inson the democratic leader and Harrison chairman of the finance committee wanted the request re ferred to the latters committee for review first The Golfing Angle Harrison had concluded with a spirited plea that his committee be permitted to examine the resolution before the senate took action when Couzens interrupted Why he demanded if the sen ator sees no harm in the senate hav ing this information does he make such an issue of it Its just my way replied Pat in naive fashion Im skeptical of people who make long speeches about harm leas things Couzens retorted p Now began Pat in a concilia senator from Mich igan doesnt want to V Thft senator from Michigan has made no mistake interrupted Couzens The senator from Missis sippi made the mistake when he re fused to give me more strokes in our golf game this morning The Serious Side Democratic opposition to the Ny resolution had a deeper significanc than this exchange of pleasantries would seem to indicate Administra tlon leaders were as serious as the could be in their efforts to sidetrack it From their standpoint it was loaded with something akin to dy namite The wording was such that in their opinion it might be con strued as an investigation of NRA itself Senator Nye the author and Gen eral Johnson have clashed openly on NRA policies Johnson has char acterized Nye as one of the politi cal tomtom beaters and the sena tor has replied that Nero may ran and roar The fact that administration lead ers won by the narrow margin of 4 to 33 is evidence of how divided th senate is on the question Aluminum Companys Workers Holiday Enforced by Picket NEW KENSINGTON Pa Marc S in the fog severa hundred pickets today prevented a except maintenance men from en tering plants of the Aluminum Company of America closed by workers holiday All salarie employes foremen and clerica workers were turned back in or derly fashion by the union picket who asserted they would remai away from work until the regiona labor board acts on their grievance against working conditions an wages Dr Wynekoop on Stand in Own Defense SENATE STARTS DEBATE OF OLD AGEPENSIONACT FORECAST Iowa Partly cloudy to cloudy Friday night and Satur day Warmer Saturday and In the extreme northwest portion Friday night MINNESOTA Somewhat un settled Friday night and Sat urday probably some rain Sat urday in north portion contln ned mild temperature vrith slightly wanner in west por tion Friday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures ft 24 hour period ending at 8 ocloc Friday morning Maximum Thursday SS Minimum in Night S3 At 8 A M Friday 38 BamfaJ Trace efeats Resolution to Set Adjournment for Next Wednesday DES MOINES March 2 Consideration of the old age pension 11 passed last week by the senate ras started today in the house The senate meanwhile had de eated 22 to 24 a concurrent reso ution for final adjournment next Vednesday made the new beer bill ermitting sale of 4 per cent beer special order for Monday and hen resumed its work on the bill o regulate the direct buying of ivestock Twentyone republicans and one emocrat member voted for adop ion of the adjournment resolution vhile it was opposed by 19 demo rats and five republicans Creates Commission The old age pension bill as passed iy the senate creates an old age as istance commission of three persons appointed by the governor for four pear terms Appointments must be approved y twothirds of the senate Com missioners compensation would be 10 for each working day and they would name an old age superintend ent at an annual salary of Each county would have a com mission of and would ppoint investigator Assist ants would be limited to a month and earnings or gifts not exceeding ilOO a year would not mitigate against applicants for assistants posts B3 Years or Older Applicants for aid must be 65 vears or older a resident of the county for at least two years of the state at least 10 years and of the United States at least 15 years A state fund would be raised by a SI annual head tax on all persons over 21 years of age Anyone in ar rears for more than three years would forfeit claims for assistance The county boards of supervisors also could make such levies as need ed Opening the debate on the bill Representative Donlon of Palo Alto characterized it as advanced social egislation and urged that advan tage be taken of affording a form of relief which many other states have adopted Carries Head Tax Because the bill carries the head tax and the provision for a county levy Representative Goode of Davis raised a point of order that consid eration was not permissahle at this time because the measure had not been referred to the committee on ways and means and tax revision The chair ruled the point out Turn io PORC 4 Column 2 Main Points of New Iowa Liquor Law TELLS HOW HE KILLED RASPUTIN DES MOINES March 2 Here are the highlights of the new iquor bill Gives the state sole monopoly on he retail sales of liquors and wines with the exception that vine yardists may sell their own wines or consumption off the premises Suspends the states prohibition aws but does not affect the search and seizure laws Creates a commission of three members at salaries of an nually the commissioners to be named by the governor with con sent of a majority of the senate In Original Packages Provides that liquors and wines may be sold only in the original packages bearing the seal of the commission Gives the commission the right to establish retail stores and con rol the prices to be charged for liquors and wines Appropriates to be ex pended in establishment of stores and the purchase of liquor Permits the commission to ap point distributors whose salaries may not exceed annually in towns without a state store Fixes the cost of an individual permit at SI a year Prohibits the purchase of liquor by an individual without a permit Requires that all sales must be for cash Imitation Whisky Prohibits any alcoholic liquor from being labeled whisky unless made from a distillate of fermented mash of grain Spirits distilled from any other substance must be labeled imitation The kind and amount of liquor purchased must be indorsed on each permit Sales cannot be made on Sunday legal holidays or election days Special permits may be issued physicians druggists dentists veterinarians soldiers homes sani Tum to jPafte 4 Column 7 Tito story of a tragedy which startled the world was told in a Lon don courtroom Prince Felix ioussoupoff related how he killed the monk Rasputin His testimony was given during a hearing of the suit of his wife Princess Irina Youssoupoff for damages against a motion picture company She alleged the film Kas putin and the Empress libeled her by linking her Identity objection nbly with Rasputin Associated Press Defense Winds Up Case in Rasputin Libel Suit British M P to Jmnin of Mad Monk Liquor Control Bill Needs Only Herrings 0 K Between 30 and 60 Days to Be Required to Put Plan Into Effect DES MOINES March 2 Through the state legislature the liquor control bill was headed for gubernatorial approval today as the next step in legalizing the sale of alcoholic liquor in Iowa The bill received final legislative DUBUQUE KEEPS CITY MANAGER Votes Down Plan to Change Form of Government by Over 8 to 5 DUBUQUE March 2 buque voted more than 8 to 5 Thursday to retain the city man ager form of government Close to 15000 voters went to the polls to vote on the question of abandoning the manager form of government and resuming the may oralderman plan under the special charter granted tp Dubuque by the legislature in 1841 The present municipal plan of government was retained by a vote of 8895 to 5906 a majority of 2989 The total vote is believed to have established a record for the num ber voting at an election at which there was but one issue and no in dividual candidates for office Opponents to the city manager form carried but three of the 15 city precincts About twothirds of the regis tered voters cast votes in Thurs days election The total registra tion is approximately 23510 and 14801 electors voted This was the first time since the adoption of the manager form in 1S20 that the question of retaining or abandoning the plan has been submitted to a vote of the people approval branches yesterday when both of the assembly acted promptly in adopting the report of the conference committee and set tled the differences which had caused delay Gov Clyde L Herring was ex pected to sign the bill as soon as it reaches him after the formalities of enrolling have been completed and it then will go into effect upon pub lication in two newspapers 3060 Days Required Between 30 and 60 days then will be required to place the machinery of the law in operation and set up the stateowned retail liquor stores for which it provides it is believed The three men whom the gov ernor designated for appointment to the liquor commission met today for the first time with Governor Herring Suggestion has been made that they make a trip visiting On tario Pennsylvania and Ohio to study the store systems in opera tion before setting up the Iowa system Sale of liquor will bring to end the prohibition era of 18 years which has existed in Iowa since re peal of the old mulct law in 1916 The state store plan also will adc a new chapter to the liquor history of Iowa Coincident with final legislative action on the bill the governor an nounced his selection of the three commissioners who will administer the new law and direct the opera tion of the state stores Stanley Is Approved The governor appointed Dick R Lane Rep of Davenport Bernarc Manley Dem of Mason City anc Harold M Cooper Dem of Mar shalltown and said that the names will be sent to the senate shortly for confirmation A majority vote Turn to Page 4 Column 1 LONDON March 2 de fense wound up its case in the Rasputin libel suit today in a blaze of new the revelation for the first time by a member of the British parliament that he had been invited to join the party which poisoned clubbed and shot to death Rasputin the Rus sian imperial courts mad monk It remained for Commander Oli ver LockerLampson to supply the dramatic climax to the days of tes timony in the libel suit of Princess Irena Youssoupoff against the producers of the Rasputin and the Empress Tle lestimony already presented gavo ntimate details of the grewsome murder which took place in the cel ar ofthe St Petersburg palace LockerLampson a member of parliament for 25 years and dis tinguished for his services during the he had been asked to join the murder party and had iaken part in an unsuccessful scheme to save the Russian royal family from a violent end during the days of the red revolution Sensation followed sensation after LockerLampson mounted the witness stand giving his testimony Sir William Jowitt defense at torney do what you can to assist the ends of justice The most sensational of these statements was that he had been asked by Vladimir M Purishkevitch of those who helped kill the join in the slaying LERROUXWILL FORM CABINET Spanish Premier Retained in Face of Challenge by Socialists MADRID March 2 dent Alcala Zamora today named former Premier Alejandro Lerroux to form a new government to suc ceed his own which resigned Wed nesday The president chose Lerroux even as socialists challenged the present form of administration of govern ment in Spain In a note enumerating the partys complaints against recent politica developments socialist leaders told the president congress should be immediately dissolved The challenge was issued while President Zamora was continuing conferences with political leaders regarding the forming of a new cabinet Socialist leaders asserted any government headed by Lerroux would be no more than a stop gap until Tightest elements coulc take over power It was also said a socialist dem onstration could be expected shoulc there be much delay In solving th crisis WILL RECOGNIZE NRA PERMANENCY Roosevelt Speech Monday to Have All Solemnity of State Occasion By JAMES COPE Copjrlcht 1934 ty Ihe Associated Press WASHINGTON March 2 resident Roosevelt will recognize NRA as a permanent force in the national life next Monday by invest ng his address to a huge assembly of code authorities with all the iolemnity of a state occasion Quietly an array of officials ex ceeded only by that gathered for he opening of congress has been summoned to flank the chief execu te From the thus panoplied platform of constitution hall he will pro found new ideas to more than 3000 Businessmen elected by their fel lows to rule over code controlled in dustries Cabinet to Attend The entire cabinet was called to attend along with the chief govern ment emergency directors the lead ers of congress democrats repub licans and independents as well and the boards protecting the interests of minorities and special groups un der NRA The boxes of the big hall have been set aside for cabinet wives and official families women members of congress have been given special seats Minor officials began a scramble today because of the shortage of seats The presidents speech will be partly in the nature of a report on the first year of his regime but close associates confidently expect him to talk of future plans Open Forum Wound Up The open forum for public criti cism of NRA is to all intents wound up A couple of meetings were car ried on today for late comers but the complaint forum already has gathered enough information to con firm administration opinions on shortcomings of the present pro gram Out of it emerged more clearly the program of reform to be laid down by Hugh S Johnson next week It was clear that as number one point he will ask that the r age working week for American labor be brought down to 36 hours with unreduced pay The 36 hour week program al though still resisted by many in dustries will find some ready ac ceptances The administration has been informed by several groups that they will do what is asked of them Not Absolute Rule The 36 hours will not be an ab solute rule The automobile indus try probably will return to the 35 with which it started and others may join it Some may find 32 hours possible and desirable The other points which NRA will Turn to Fuse 4 Colonm T UNABLE TO GET ON FEET WHILE BEING SWORN IN Tells Story of Her Life and Events on Day of Murder CRIMINAL COURTS BUILD ING CHICAGO March 2 Alice Lindsay Wynekoop took the witness stand this morning in her own defense as her second trial for the murder of her daughterinlaw Rheta reached its climax Pale and trembling Dr Wyne koop was carried to the stand by three bailiffs The chair upon which Dr Alice had been sitting with the defendant in it was lifitd into the box I wont be able to stand to be sworn Dr Alice nervously told a court attache What will I do She was toll she could take the oath while seated Face Ashen Gray Dr Wynekoops face was an ash en gray Her daughter Dr Cather ine hovered nearby as the defend ant took her place Seated in the press row near the railing was her son Walker near him was his wife Marcia W W Smith defense attorney requested that the court recorc show the defendant took the stand in the absence of the jury This was granted by Judge Harry B Miller Nearly all members of the Wyne koop elan were observed in coart Dr Catherine was in the fron row Not far from her was Mis Enid Hennessey the school teache boarder In Dr Wynekoops home Sister and Brother Huddled near the press door weri her sister Mrs Mabel Fairclo from Sycamore 111 and her brother Ira Tindsay from Onarga Dl Every seat in the courtroom was taken and the aisles were packed Outside in the halls long lines waited hopefully Additional bailiffs were on duty to keep them orderly As the routin questions as to her name age and begun Dr Wyne koop answered calmly and very low But later her voice became more distinct Under the guidance of Attorne Smith Dr Wynekoop told of he marriage to Dr Frank Wynekoop of the building of her home in 1904 of the birth of her four children the oldest of whom Frank Vincent is dead Went to Denver Q Did you go to Denver in 1907 A Yes Q Why did you go A I went there because I ha tuberculosis I stayed there tw years I then came back to Chicag and taught at my alma mater Northwestern University Q What is your religion objec tion Q Do you attend a church ob jection again Q How old were you doctor when you were married A I was 29 Q Where were you married A I was married at my parents home by an Episcopal minister Dr Wynekoop then told of the death of her husband In 1929 and that from that time she continued the practice of medicine and also kept up her home Romance and Marriage Attorney Smith lea the question ing into the subject of Earles ro mance and marriage to Rheta Gard ner Q Did you know Rheta Gardner and did Earle marry her A Yea Q When you drove to Indianap olis four years ago did your daugh ter Catherine and your son Earle go along A Yes Dr Wynekoop told of the meet ing of Earle and Rheta at a dance in Indianapolis at which Rheta a violinist was one of the entertain ers Earle and Rheta corresponded and in August 1929 he went to In dianapolis and phoned that he was bringing Rheta to Chicago She told him he must get her fathers permission she said Then she re lated the marriage of the pair at Seeks Hawes Bill Revival by Congress Changes in Regard to Military Naval Bases WASHINGTON March 2 resident Roosevelt today asked ongress to revive the HawesCut ng Philippine independence law an amendment for relinquish ment of the military base when the slands become independent and pro isions for ultimate settlement of the disposition of the naval bases The HawesCutting legislation a year ago by congress auto matically lapsed early this year by allure of the Philippine govern ment to accept it It provides for independence with n 12 or 14 years Would Retain Option It provided that the United States vould retain the option of keeping ertain military and naval bases in he islands after independence Mr Roosevelt proposed that the nilitary bases be relinquished simul aneous with independence As to the naval bases he recom mended the ultimate settlement of his matter on terms satisfactory to ur own government and that of the Philippine islands No Other Changes I do not believe he said that other provisions of the original law need be changed at this time Where mperfection or inequalities exist I am confident that they can be cor rected after proper hearing and in fairness to both peoples May I emprasize that while we desire to grant complete independ ence at the earliest proper moment to effect this result without allow ing sufficient time for necessary po litical and economic adjustments would be a definite in justice to the people of the Philippine Islattd themselves little short of a denial o Independence itself To change at this time the econ omic provisions of the previous law would reflect discredit on our selves To Start Hearings Chairman McDuffie D of the house insular committee im mediately introduced the Philippine bill and said the committee would start hearings Monday Our hope is he told newspaper men that we may get entirely out of the islands The measure also allows the Phil ippines until October of this year to hold their constitutional conven tion McDuffie added DRAF7BILLTO CURB LAWYERS Roosevelt Calls Conference on Political Activities in Departments WASHINGTON March 2 President Roosevelt today called in congressional experts to draft a bill to curb the activities of political lawyers before government depart ments Authors of proposed legislation including Senators Vandenberg R Byrnes D S Norris R and King D were invited to the white house Mr Roosevelt has called upon members of the democratic national committee who are practicing law before government departments to choose between holding their politi cal posts or continuing their legal business here Some of the democratic lawyers who came to Washington last March 4 have resigned their national com mittee posts including Bruce Kremer of Montana and Robert Jackson of New Hampshire Others have not The president wants any legisla tion decided upon to be farreaching and to apply to members of con gress as well as to party officers A number of republican office holders also would be affected by the proposed legislation SENDS MESSAGE ASK1NGRIGHTTO ADJUST TARIFFS BID Introduced G 0 P Predicts Battle to Bitter WASHINGTON March 2 After President Roosevelt had re quested authority to modify tariff rates in negotiating commercial agreements with other nations an administration bill was introduced in the house today which democratic leaders said provided a complete and permanent tariff policy Previous indications had been that he legislation would be limited to hree years The bill authorizing the president o negotiate reciprocal agreements vithin prescribed limits and repeal ing the flexible provision of the 1930 ariff act provides that the agree nents shall be terminable inside f three years but they could be ex ended indefinitely it was said Study Lost Paragraph The following concluding para graph of the bill was the subject of much interpretation but demo cratic leaders understood it to mean he agreements could run longer han three years if not denounced by either party meanwhile Every foreign trade agreement concluded pursuant to this act shall be subject to termination upon due notice to the foreign government concerned at the end of not more than three years from the date on which the agreement comes into force and if not then terminated shall be subject to termination thereafter upon not more than six mouths notice v Seeks Quick Chairman Harrison of the senate finance committee which will handle the bill after it passes the house said the legislation will ob tain quick results and present to the president the means whereby he may cope with what other gov ernments arc doing The bill was introduced in the house by Chairman Doughton D Sycamore 111 the home of Dr Wynekoops sister Q Did you support Earle and Rheta A Yes Talk of Insurance Under Smiths questioning Dr Wynekoop related that in June 1933 she had a conference with Earle and Rheta in regard to in Tarn to 4 Column 3 N Car of the ways and means committee I am requestingthe congress to authorize the executive said the president to enter into executive commercial agreements with for eign nations and in pursuance thereof within carefully guarded limits to modify existing duties and import restrictions in such a way as will benefit American agricul ture and industry The president discussed at length the reasons for asking such power World Made Decline First he said world trade has de clined to approximately 70 per cent of its 1929 volume Second other governments to an increasing extent are winning their share of international trade by negotiating reciprocal trade agreements If American agricultural and in dustrial interests are to retain their deserved place in this trade hu asserted the American govern ment must be in a position to bar gain for that place with other gov ernments by rapid and decisive ne gotiation based upon a carefully con sidered program and to grant with discernment corresponding oppor tunities in the American market for foreign products supplementary to our own The tariff bargaining experiment was proposed to congress with as surance from the democratic lead Tiim to Pane 4 Column 1 Recovered From Gypsies at Meservey Local county officials halted a hand of about 30 gypsies in Meser vey Thursday afternoon and recov ered which had been reported stolen from the Klemme Lumber company In Swaledale shortly be fore noon Hold tip Bank Guard RICHMOND Va March 2 Six bandits today held up a guard of the StatePlanters Bank and Trust company and robbed him of 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