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TWO MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MARCH 7 · 1934 3 SHOT TRYING TO BREAK PRISON Guard Yells When Convict Holds Knife Against His Throat. HUNTVILLE, Texas, March 7. UP) --Guard Howard Bass yelled, while a convict held a knife to his throat, and an attempted escape of five men from the Texas state penitentiary was frustrated before dawn today. Three of the five prisoners were shot and wounded by guards. The other two surrendered. Physicians said the wounded men would recover barring complications. As Bass shouted, Gus Gray, a guard fired, wounding Pete Finch, who held the knife. The others dashed for two ladders against the wall. Two were shot down and the other two caught. PWA Sells Block of Cedar Rapids Bonds WASHINGTON, March 7. One block of municipal securities issued by Cedar Rapids was sold by the public works administration. Included were $125,000 4 per cent . sewer bonds, due Jan. 1, 1937-41, purchased by the White Phillips company' of Davenport. HOUSE VOTES TO QUIT SATURDAY (Continued from puKe I) Alesch, Augustine, Bouska, Burgess, Casey, Craven, Davis, Donlon, Dreessen, Fabritz, Falvey, Fuester, Laughlm, McCarthy, McDermott, McKinnon, Metcalf, Mitchell, Moore of Harrison, Osborn, Ostby, Paisley, Peet, Rawlings, Reed, Rice, Ryder, Schmitz, Schroeder, Sheridan, Smith, Stansell, Stewart, Stimpson, Swift, Thiessen, Treimer, Wolfe, Zlpse, Zylstra, Miller. Not voting or absent: Cunningham, Koch, Moore of Benton, Peaco, Porter and Stanzel. Oppose Resolution. Voting against adoption of the amended resolution for adjournment at noon Saturday were Alesch, Augustine, Bruce, Burgess, Davis, Dreessen, Fuester, Gallagher, Garner, Gissell,. Grell, Hopp, Humeston, Jensen, Laugblin, McKinnon, Metcalf, Mitchell, Osborn, Ostby, Rawlings, Reed, Rice, Ryder, Schroeder, Sheridan, Stansell, Stewart, Stimpson, Swift, Zylstra ana Speaker Miller. Absent or not voting were Crouch, Cunningham, Falvey, Koch, McCarthy, Moore of Benton; Peaco, Porter and Stanzel. 13th Child Is Born to Mr., Mrs. Onken of Osage OSAGE, March 7.--A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Eno Onken Tuesday morning. This makes their thirteenth child. Now I A Quicker Way to Ease Pain MARIE, TELEPHONE TO JACK NURSTON Trlffr I CAN'T GOTO T«E BEAUX ARTS BALnONISHT- IVE A MOSTtETOUBLE HEADACHE , OH, MISS 5HIRLEYM \ WHAT A JHftME! ] TRY 1 "BAYER 1 ASPIRIN FIRST- I THEY WORK SO FA5T- lU GET TOME NOH. 2. 30 MINUTES LftTER f MR. MARfTON IS WAITING. fOU fEEL AU. RIGHT. M1JS 1 SHIRLEY? PtRFiCHY WONPERTUL ! THAT MARVELOUS 8AXCR ASPIRIN ACTUALLY STOPPED K\Y HEADACHE IN A FEW MINUTES! WHY BAYER ASPIRIN Don't Forget Real BAYER Aspirin Starts "Taking Hold" in Few Minutes Here is quicker relief from pain--the fastest safe relief, it is said, ever known. This is due to a scientific discovery by which BAYER Aspirin starts "taking hold".of pain a few minutes after taking. _£, -The illustration of the glass here . tells the" story ."A Bayer tablet starts to disintegrate or dissolve--go to work --almost instantly. This means quick relief from pain--fewer lost hours 'from headache, neuritis, rheumatism. And safe relief. For genuine Bayer Aspirin does not harm the heart. When you buy, see that you get the genuine Bayer Aspirin. The best way is never to ask for aspirin by the name "aspirin" alone. But if you want Bayer Aspirin's quick relief always to say "BAYER Aspirin." WORKS SO FAST _..,. a Bayer Tablet jn a glass of water. Note that BEFORE it touches bottom, it . has started to disintegrate. What it does in this glass it does "in your stomach. Hence its fast action. Does Not Harm the Heart OLD AGE AID ACT BACK TO SENATE House Measure Provides $1 Tax This Year to Get Fund Started. DES MOINES, March 7. UP-Here are the highlights of the old age pension bill as It passed the house 100 to 7 and was sent the senate for consideration of house amendments. Pensions may be granted needy persons of 65 years or over, payments starting Nov. 1. A tax of ?1 per capita and payable on or before July 1, is imposed that funds may be available to start payment next November. Thereafter all persons over 21 years of-age must pay a head tax of ?2, annually for the support of the state old age pension fund. The maximum monthly aid is $25. County Pension Board. Each county has an old age pension board 'of three members not more than two of whom shall be of the same political party. The board receives no ( salary but may get actual expenses. Each county board may appoint one or more local investigators at a salary to be fixed by the board. Incomes, earnings of gifts of an applicant not exceeding $100 a year shall not be considered in calculating the income of an applicant. To be eligible for a pension an applicant must have resided in the state continuously for at least 10 years before making the application, and been a citizen of the United States for at least 15 years. He may not be absent from the state for more than 18 months in the 10 year period. May Appeal to Court. An applicant whose application has been rejected may appeal to the district court within 30 days after refusal by serving a 10 day notice on the commission. Warrants for payments of pensions shall be drawn by the state comptroller. A state old age pension fund is created in the state treasury. Persons receiving old age pensions shall receive no other aid from the state, except medical and surgical assistance. Violations of the act are punishable by a fine of $100 or 30 days in the county jail or both. .Credit on Foil Tax. Payments of old age pension tax shall be credited against the poll tax. Employers who have failed to pay it. County assessors are required to turn into the county auditor a list of persons subject to payment of the tax. An appropriation of $10,000 is made to the state .commission to carry out the provisions of the bill. The seven members voting against final passage of the. bill were: Beath, Felter, Fletcher, Strachan and Wedd,^ republicans and Frizzell and Gissel, democrats. Porter, democrat, was absent. Visit in Des Moines. ALEXANDER--Mr. and Mrs. Hilko Pals and children, Lqretta and Ormal, and Mrs. Claas Sym- mens, visited at the Harvey Delzell home in Des Moines Sunday. me, oneanaon\\\ '·'mmrm BEACH tplinatime ytice*- Spring--and the urge to kick up your heels! Laugh at weather vanes, thermometers and work. . get away from it all -- play in Miami Beach sunshine, that makes your vitality nip up to healthful normalcy- March and April in Florida? Lovely! Prices? They're more reasonable! In addition to low round trip fares of all transportation lines, the Roney Plaza offers special late-season rates (effective March 15th), with all mid-season privileges in the Florida Year Round Cluhs -- Roney Plaza Cabana Sun Club, Miami Biltmore Country Club, Key Largo Anglers Club . . . transportation, without extra charge 1 by aerocar autogiro and sea-sled to all resort activities. * A * I Open from JVovem- ' 6cr Jjth to May l*t. T literature, information · and r«- ervatfont write or icire direct to the hotel or tte vw travel agent. OOf ,PLAZA M E R I C A ' S F I N E S T O C E A N F R O N T H O T E L IN DAY'S NEWS Dr. Alice L. Wynekoop was convicted and sentenced to 25 years In prison at her second Chicago trial for the slaying of her daughter-in-law. (Associated Press Photo). HIGHER COURT CAN SAVE DR. ALICE (Continued from PBEC 1) to have been 11 to one for conviction. Two jurors were reported to have voted on the first ballot for the extreme penalty--death in the electric chair--which Prosecutor Charles S. Dougherty indirectly demanded in his closing arguments. He said: "I ask you to do unto this defendant as she did unto Rheta Wynekoop." Seeks Loan for Appeal. When the verdict was read by Foreman Fred Oviatt, oldest member of the jury, there was a mur- mer of apparent protest from some of the spectators. Dr. Wynekoop stared straight ahead. A moment later she was wheeled away to an anteroom where Dr. Catherine and Walker chafed her hands and whispered to her, but it was the mother and not the children who did the consoling--striv- ng to reassure them that it was not she who chloroformed and shot Rheta. Walker Wynekoop called the verdict a "dirty-stab," adding that he was getting a 55,000 loan on some jroperty to finance an appeal. Ur. Catherine said it was "an outrage." Surdine Gardner of Indianapolis, lather of the dead Rheta, "apparently was.-completely satisfied. ""Twenty-five years," he exclaimed; 'Justice has been served.'.' Accosted by Sister.. Prosecutor Dougherty, who had ·idiculed the defense suggestions that a prowler might have slain Rheta or that the girl had killed herself to "spite" her "in-laws" was accosted by the defendant's sister, Mrs. Mable Fairclo, who ran up to him, crying: "She's innocent. You know she's innocent." "I know in my heart that she's guilty," he replied, "but I do feel sorry for her." Attorney Smith, who implied in lis closing arguments that the doctor's son, Earle, might have committed the crime and might have used an airplane to preserve the alibi that he was miles from the scene, said he couldn't understand how such a verdict could have beeu reached in so short a time. W. W. Smith, his associate, professed to be ''amazed." ..; BANKERS KNEW AIRMAIL PLANS Charge Made as Committee Learns Fess' Son Was Hired as Lawyer. WASHINGTON, March 7. /P-Testimony received by the senate banking committee that J. P. Morgan and company sold 4,500 shares of United Aircraft stock shortly before government cancellation of the airmail contracts was cited in the senate today by Senator Robinson (R., Ind.), as evidence that the "international bankers" had advance information on the action. Robinson's remarks followed testimony before the senate's special airmail committee that the United Aircraft and Transport corporation had hired Lehr Fess, son of Senator Fess (R., Ohio), in the interest of "expediting" passage of the Watres airmail act in 1930. Paul Henderson; vice president of the company, who tojd of hiring the senator's son, said Fess had earned his lawyer's fee of "?3,000 or $5,000" In two days. Henderson also testified that J. Bruce Kremer, former democratic national committeeman from Montana, had been employed by United. The Watres act provided for the airmail system set up by the Hoover administration. KNUTSON OUT FOR STATE GOVERNOR (Continued from pan 1) :rom taxes in the higher brackets .trough a net income, it also proposes to raise fourteen million dpl- .ars through a retail sales.tax." Sentiment Growing, He Says. "A year ago," Mr. Knutson said. : only a voice here and there was raised in the general assembly in favor of a gross income tax. Recently, when the bill came up for consideration in the special session it got 21 votes in the senate and 44 in the house. Give us a little more time, put the right men jn the next general assembly and we'll make the bill law. Then and not till then will Iowa take its rightful place as a leader for real tax revision in all states." Mr. Knutson is a hardware merchant at Clear Like. He and his brother, George, have owned and operated the store which bears their name ever since their father died in 1919. In announcing his candidacy for the gubernatorial nomination, Mr. Knutson said it was not because of any desire on his part that he be given the honor but because he believes the issue in this state is still tax revision. "I am basing my candidacy on the gross income tax issue and win or lose it will be the issue, not me, that should get the credit." Knutson served six years in the general assembly, a member of the 40th, 41st and 42nd assemblies from 1921 to 1927. He was formerly mayor of Clear Lake and president of the Iowa Retail Hardware association. He is a master Mason chancellor commander of the Knights of Pythias and a past district governor of Rotary. At present he is the president of the Iowa Hardware Mutual Insurance company. His family consists of Mrs Knutson and one small child. He has been a republican.all his life. SENATE PASSES PREFERENCE ACT (Turn ta p*(« 2, column 1) committee, told the house the report had been filed In December. He also stated that the Iowa exhibit had made a very good impression on the people of other states. The lower branch also defeated 47 to 53 a concurrent resolution sponsored by Mercer of Johnson and McCreery of Linn providing for the appointment of an interim committee of two senators and two representatives to study highway patrol, motor vehicle and traffic regulation and report recommendations and suggested legislation to the next session. Called Unnecessary. It waa contended by Representative Sours of Floyd that the committee was unnecessary because there was sufficient independent thought among the members to enact as good a bill as any committee couid recommend. The house passed a measure requiring the filing of rates schedules and rules with the state insurance commissioner by insurance companies associations and associations prohibiting rebating or discrimination. The bill would prohibit the offet of any special inducement! to obtain policies., - . · · - · ' -':-;· - ' · ;:. ··.- The house steering .committee Introduced a-bill providing-that the mortgage moratorium law* enacted by the forty-fifth regular assembly shall not apply to any realty mortgage, dated Jan. 1, 1934 or. thereafter. Signs Liquor Bill. Legal sale of hard liquor and wines today awaited the opening of state owned stores provided in a bill giving the state sole monopoly on the retail sale of such beverages. Governor Herring yesterday signed the liquor control measure which suspends the state's prohibition laws, but does not affect those relating to search and seizure. Two steps remain before the law can be made operative. It first must be published and the three commissioners must meet approval of the senate. Names to Senate. Governor Herring immediately sent to the senate the names of his appointees to the liquor commission. They are H. M. Cooper of Marshalltown, Dick R. Lane of Davenport and Bernard Manley of Mason City. The commission, before setting up the Iowa stores, plans to visit several other states and Canada to study the operation of similar plans, making it probable that it will be about 60 days before the first Iowa store is opened. McArthur Votes No. Nineteen democrats and 11 republicans joined in voting for the beer bill on final passage while it was opposed by three democrats and 15 republicans. The roll call was as follows: Ayes--(30)--Anderson, Aschenbrenner, Baldwin, Bennett, Byers, Chrystal, Doze, Fisch, Frailey, Geske, Hicklin, Irwin, Klmberly, Klemme, Kniidson, Meyer, Miller of Buchanan, Miller of Jones, Moore, Mullaney, Reese, Roelpfs, Schmidt, Shangle, Stevens of Wapello, Topping, Tripp, Valentine, Wenner and Wilson. Noes--(IS)--Beardslay, Beatty, Booth, Calhoun, Garden, Coykendall, Elthon, Hill, Hopkins, Hush, Husted, Leo, McArthur, Nelson, Patterson, Pendray, Ritchie, Stanley. Colflesh to Talk at 4th District G. 0. P. Rally in New Hampton NEW HAMPTON, March, 7.-Robert Colflesh, Des Moines, candidate for the republican nomination as governor in the June primary, will speak at the fourth district republican rally here Friday evening, John H. Howard, New Hampton, Chickasaw county republican central committee chairman, announced Wednesday. Other speakers will be H. E. Spangler of Cedar Rapids, republican national committeeman for Iowa, and Mrs. Virginia Bedell of Spirit Lake, vice chairman of the republican state central committee. COLFLESH WANTS UNION OF G. 0. P. (Continued from pace 1) ship for two years, with a legislature domlnantly republican. His admin- stration was not signalized by the carrying out of a single policy of mportance to which Mr. Turner's name car. be attached. "Mr. Turner feels that unless he a nominated the republican party a doomed to destruction. He even foes so far, in his campaign declar- itions, to assume that the party must be purged of all republicans who do not agree with him, and support him in 'this contest My feeing is entirely different. "The party is bigger than any individual. It will continue its long and glorious record of service after we, who are candidates, having passed from the scene. I am even willing to admit that it might recover from another state administration headed ay Dan Turner, although, remember^ ing recent Iowa political history, l may be permitted to have a few doubts on this subject. Appeals to Voters. "I am making my appeal to the republican voters of Iowa who recognize the necessity for new and aggressive leadership, who do not believe that party primaries are created to give individuals an opportunity to further their personal interests, and who are willing to put party welfare above personal arobi- tion. "As I have already said, I do not believe in the use of personalities in a primary campaign. This does not mean that I am afraid of a fight, i am not much good at running away, and I intend to meet the Issues of the primary campaign as they arise, fearlessly and without dodging. 1 shall not, however, wage a campaign which will make it impossible for my fellow republicans to support the party ticket in November, regardless of who is nominated. If other candidates desire to base their claim for support upon a policy of rule or ruin, the responsibility is theirs, not mine." THREE MEN ARE HELD BY POLICE Claim They Saw Sioux Falls Holdup; Officers Find Money and Gun. Three men who claim they saw the Sioux Falls, S. Dak., holdup Tuesday morning were arrested about 4 o'clock Tuesday afternoon as they came into Mason City. Chief of Police E. J. Patton, Deputy Sheriff John Deach and a state agent made the arrest at Fourteenth street and North Federal avenue on a tip from officers north of Mason City. The men who gave their names as John Lowe, 28, Ralph Stickney, 26, and Ben.Zwarts, -31,'.were riding in an-auto : with a South Dakota license. They claimed! they were from Siou* Falls and left their immediately following the holdup. The car-is owned by John Lowe, laborer. Stickney said he had not worked for a long time. Zwarts said he was a CWA worker, but officers found S270 on him. The men had a g^in in the car. They were lodged in the city jail awaiting investigation. JOHNSON TO ASK FOR HOURS CUT (Continued from page 1) procedure for meeting the current problems. No Definite Policy. Code authorities meeting elsewhere were informed by NRA officials meanwhile that while "no definite policy has been determined, NRA is "sympathetic" to price control provisions as made possible in "open price associations." Such associations are made up of industries or businesses which publish their prices before they go into effect for the benefit of other members of the groups. Johnson is to talk tonight at 10:30. It was tentatively" planned for the speech to be broadcast, but details had not been worked out. Aschenbrenner Out for State Senatoi WATERLOO, March 7. H)--E. R Aschenbrenner, farmer near Voorhies, today announced his candidacy for the republican nomination for state senator from the Black Hawk- Grundy district. He is county president of the Farmers' union. W H A Y HAMILTON HIANCtS FUUIfi ROSCOE KARNS At Mason City THEATERS GALLANT LADY" SETS HIGH STANDARD Frequently referred to by critics as being even a better picture than Holiday," "Gallant Lady," Ann Harding's latest starring vehicle, ets a high standard for screen en- ertainment. Darryl F. Zanuck as director adds another jewel to his rilliant crown. This picture runs through Friday at the Ceci£ * » » You Can't Buy Everything" marks Kay Robson's fiftieth year t" stage and screen work. She was wrn In Melbourne, Australia, undoubtedly many, many years ago, out she 'is still carrying on, grow- ng more luminous in Hollywood tardom witli each additional per- ormance. In this picture she por- rays the role of a miserly old crab vho has one ambition--to make her son the richest man in America ust to spite a suitor who had jilted her in years gone by. "Hi Nellie," described as the irst newspaper film which even approaches accurate description of :rue newspaper work, completes ;his twin feature program, which ends Friday at the Palace theater. * * * lOOPER IN "ONE SUNDAY AFTERNOON" Gary Cooper, who is gradually mproving- as an actor, shows evidence of this in "One Sunday Af- .emoon" which plays through Thursday at the Strand theater. Trances Fuller, Fay Wray and Nell Hamilton complete the cast of this picture. The theme of the story is somewhat similar to Lee Tracy's 'Turn Back the Clock." * * * Boots Mallory, feminine star In 'Handle With Care," which completes its engagement Thursday at .he Iowa theater, advocates bowing as the best method to keep one's figure, placing it above all other sports as a reducer. * * * Constance Bennett stars In two roles in "Moulin Rouge" which begins a three day run Saturday at .he Cecil theater; one role, that of a dutiful wife with a strong desire o go on the stage; the other, that of a feature dancer in a night club. Intriguing combination of circumstances which produce good en- erainroen. * * * COMEDY GALORE PROMISED AT PALACE Beginning Saturday "The Meanest Gal in Town" promises comedy jalore for four days on the Palace screen. The cast alone should make me chuckle in anticipation. It is headed by Zasu Pitts, Pert Kelton. Breridel, James Gleason and Skeets Gallagher. Further enter- :ainment is offered in "Ever Since Sve," a rather clever story with Seorge O'Brien, Herbert Mundin, Mary Brian and Betty BIythe heading the cast. * * * "The Ninth Guest," thrilling mystery in which eight persons are invited to a penthouse party but none is able to discover the identity of his host, plays Friday and Saturday at the Iowa. Genevieve Tobln, Don- ald Cook and Hardie Albright httva the leading roles. « * * Buck Duane, the leading character in Zane Grey's story "The Lone Star Ranger," is portrayed by George O'Brien In the screen version which comes to the Strand Friday and Saturday. Sue Carol and Warren Hymer are other leading players. * * * Shot* of another familiar spot where Mason Cityans congregate will be added to the collection of moving pictures taken in various places in Mason City and vicinity when the wrestling bouts and audiences at the armory Thursday night will be photographed, Promoter Joe Kelly announced Wednesday. Tiese pictures will be shown soon at a local theater. Beef Producers Meet. DES MOINES. March 7. UP)-Beef producers from many Iowa counties met here today to discuss a production control program for cattle and to consider resolutions drawn by a special committee of IT. JAMES DUNN BOOTS MALLORY "HANDLE WITH CARE" El Brendel Buster Phelps George Earnest Victory Jory NOW IOWA Mat 15c; Eve. 20e: Children IQc MAJOR FEATURES The Greatest Triumph of the New Favorite I \y I MAY "You Can't Buy Everything" I Lewis Stone Jean Parker A STORY AS DYNAMIC AS THE STAB! m MUNI "HI NELLIE" with GlENDA FAKKEIX v.. WRESTLING ARMORY--AT 8:30 * By special arrangements movies will b« taken of wrestling bouts and of crowd, these pictures will be shown at Cecil theater. 4--Great Heavyweight Bouts--4 Thurs. Night SEE HOW MOVIES ABE MADE! PRICES J A _ C A - I LADIES REMAIN » 40C and 50C KIDDIES 15c NEW GLORY TO A GREAT STAR BECAUSE SHE PLAYED WITH FIRE ... her child, whom she craved so desperately, must never know that she was his mother! SEE IT TODAY! ANN HA OTTOKI CUVEB Starring IDING UGER IOOK Matches the Screen Masterpieces of AU Times CECIL ADDED! CARTOON "Parade of the Wooden Soldiers" Borrah Mennevich and His Harmonica Rascals PARAMOUNT NEWS Starts I Constance Bennett "MOULIN SATURDAY [ Franchot Tone in ROUGE"

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