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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 26, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                TWO KIDNAPER SLAIN AND VICTIM FREE of Late President Taf t III After Four Day Ordeal SAN FRANCISCO Aug 26 Freed from a kidnaper who fell dying in a blaze of gunfire after fatally wounding an officer in i crowded public market William F Wood 48 a cousin of the late Wil liam Howard Taft was under care of physicians today Wood who said he had been hold captive four days tortured and forced to walk the streets Jn silence while arranging for his own ransom was reported near collapse securities and cash aggregating which Wood asserted he had been forced to turn over to hla abductor were found In the latters pockets Taken to Market Woods release cams with dra watlc suddenness yesterday in the Market where his kidnaper had taken him to buy some walnuts The sight of a policeman nerved wood to cry for help Responding to the cry Patrol man Michael McDonald 54 re ceived three bullets in his body fromthe kidnapers pistol and fell mortally wounded The kidnaper identified as How ard Stafford Meek 30 alias Henry Jennings a former ferryboat ticket taker was shot down by other of ficers as he fled along a street out side the market Struck by Bullet Mrs Ella Bowers 62 passing by on her way to court to get a di vorce was struck in the arm by a a tray bullet Wood a retired businessman took refuge in a grocery deparl ment of the market as the shootlne started He was at first taken into custody as a suspected confederate or the slain man but quickly ex plained his identity MASQN CITY GLOBEGAZETTE SHIP LIMPS INTO PORT AFTER LOSING TWO OF CREW AUGUST 26 1933 MENOGAL TO RUN FOR PRESIDENCY Wood said the kidnaper appeared about 5 p m Monday at his home in Sausalito across the bay from San Francisco In House All Day We stayed in my house all day Tuesday Wood added He con stantly threatened me with that awful gun He ordered me to write to my banks and tell them to send me my safe deposit box One bank sent me He got that Then Wednesday we came to San Francisco Wood said that during Thursday and yesterday prior to his release he was twice marched to the bank in which hissafe deposit box was located Will Carry Party Banner of Conservative Group in Cuban Election HAVANA Aug 26 if vjeu Mario G Menocal twice presideht of Cuba announced today that ho was carrying the conservative party banner in the forthcoming ilectlon a statement generally In erpreted as meaning that he would ndidate presidency THI RADIO WORLD SATURDAY AUG J6 programs to Key t chulDi or groups thereof unless wjar subject tm F u NBOWEAJB KETWOB8 BAMOEasI weat WTT weel wtlo wjar wcih wn wilt wfbr wro wsy wca wUm wwj wiai Midwe1 mian ksd wocwho wow wdar NOBTHITZST wtmj wlbs tats i webs Riyr cfcf BOUTHwrra wptf wwn w T t Until the recent outstlng of Pres dent Gerardo Machado General Menocal headed si group of Cuban xlles who had taken refuse in Miami Pla The general announcement was Wade as he left the presidential palace after a visit to Provisional President Carlos Manuel de Ces pedes who has repeatedly said that he does not desire to remain at tha head of the state after the present emergency is over In Political Arena Since yesterday I have entered the political arena General Meno cal said With the decree setting the tHe itfae o6uh try Is in u shall carry the banner of none of tha passengers were lost OBJECTIONS MADE SeekOinesa Help FIXING in Loing Eight abeyance a plan of seeking a similar provision In their code should it be HANKOW approved for the automobile Indus Haffi wvi Ications with eight American Cath While Johnson was confident of olio missionaries trapped in Yuan btainlng an agreement that would after two months of effort permit approval of the automobile American consular authorities to chow 400 miles southeast of here the town was taken by rebels officials expressed day ought help from Chinese mil that a coal code could taT here ot possibly be completed before The Americans were in Yuan ex t week 1 Along another track new hope iiULie nrr mi wj was expressed that a master code e 27 They have been heard might be worked out for all retail om slnce druggists who have d now asked military lead resented a separate proposal ff to arranging a truce between There are wide differences in the and provincial troops so number of working bourn and prices m thej lairs siege would be that have been sought In the vari and the Americans allowed ous codes but officials hoped a compromise could be found among f 1 O i these I Kelly Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder of His Son LOGAN Aug 26 26 school teacher and 19 months on July 31 DECIDE ON HOURS EAlLTHol RESIDENT DIES Theodore Rankins 76 Was Born in Log Cabin Held Many Offices BELMOND Aug Rankins 76 Friday had been home in morning Mr ill since early removes from WASHINGTON Aug 2S Usually reliable authorities said to day that the United illne Workers of America and a group of non union operators had agreed tentA Irauid work Tnctuitry er o i j 1 conservative party as Well as of all I ita code of competition Wbap 1ro Ml 6 kta kh1 5 Meyer Davln and Orch StaOrJack and to c Mrj Jones aUoc Frances Langford Songs Four Horsemen VocnU Program from Canada Antobals Cunan ana Vocal Kajseven spy Drama A Rolfe OKhc to c 8 00 George Olsens Orca to c Harold stems orcb Dick Messner arch Hollywood Bowl Concert METWUBK J oka I wkrl whl1 wju wean wrol wspa wfla Hid TOti wgn wtbm UmbV wcco kmoi wowo EAST a CANADlANwpt WBp wrea woro cfrb cHao Cuban political factions that are ready to fight for democratic prin ciples I bear no hatred because we are started again with a clean slate I want a free political battle without caste prejudices in which all Cubans will have the same rights Mnchado Prepares to Leave NASSAU N P Aug 28 Gerardo Machado deposed presi dent of Cuba prepared for hasty de parture to an unannounced destina tion by airplane or steamer today A seaplane floating in the harbor offered one means of travel while Machado and three associates awaited advices from a Canadian steamship line about accommoda tions aboard the Lady Rodney due from Jamaica today hours it was understood during a six Jtlra wreo wlao wdau wtoo Una wrr kli ktsa waco Horns vrdbo wbl wb wtat WWVB wmbg kbj Koln tiro I S Mich c Evarji c Cray c Philadelphia to c Leaf at c c Jones c c Freeman orch c Orchalsoc c to c only NHOWJX TOTVTOBH wja wbzwbza whai whiu V wlw Midwest webo wday kryr ckgw MM wrva wntf wwno wls win Ross tteardon Baritone Annie Judy Zeke also e Kindergarten Via Radio Jack Dennya Orch Tales of Titans Drama The cuckoos rorn Kuku Tho Leaden Trio John L Foearty Tenor William Bcolll and Orch Henry Kins Orch Reggie Childs orch RADIO TUBES TESTED FREE AT OUR STORE GRUNOW SUPER SERVICE The first real advance In eleo trio refrigeration for the home VANCE MUSIC CO EVERYTHING IN MUSIC 124 North Federal Phone 798 ANDREW J BANG H SUCCUMBS Businessman of Lake Mills Dies Wife and Three Children Survive LAKE MILLS Aug J Bang 54 in business in Lake Mills for 20 years died at 7 oclock this morning at Irish Hospital in Forest City He became seriously in last week suffering from ruptured ap pendix Pneumonia followed which resulted In his death Mr Bang was at one time in partnership with M J Johnson in the meat market The past few years he was a partner in the And erson and Bang Home grocery store 6 Surviving are his wife two daughters Gladys nurse at Kansas City and Mrs L A Wood of Boise Idaho one aon Milton at home brothers Halver and Martin Mount Horeb Wis and John would be effective month trial prclod During that time a special committee of min ers and operators would make a thorough study of hours witii a view to determining whether the Industry could afford a shorter work week with increased wages It also wsa understood that the committee of four miners and four operators from the Appalachian fields that has been workingto reach an agreement on the disput ed points which have held up ap proval of a code BO far have been unable to get together on minimum wages and wage differentials for the south The union proposed a 80 hour week of live six hour days The nonunion operators from the Ap palachian fields maintaining they could not meet that proposal and at the same time Increase wages asked a live day 40 hour week Several other groups of producers asked for a 48 hour week Union operators suggested a 36 hour av erage with 32 hours during slack season and 40 hours during peak production periods The four operators at the con ference with the miners held a cau cus with their entire group this morning They were to reaume their discussion with the miners late this afternoon o Jolce and one sister Mrs Chri Lundy of Mount Horeb Funera have not been an nounced nstantly Killed in Fall From Balcony WASHINGTON Aug 26 Oscar P Gober 34 of Jackson liss was Instantly killed early to fln fell from room atthe WardmanparlTho el here After estimation a preliminary in authorities said they We use only utandarrf parts and all work in done by skilled mechanics WASHING and GREASING Charleys Auto Repair 11 S Comm Are Phone B85 TWO BANDITS ROB ARMORED TRUCK Hold Up Money Car in Heart Downtown Denver and Get DENVER Aug 26 men held up and armored truck in the heart of the business section thia morning and escaped with a sum re ported to be 536000 The Holdup occurred at Eigh teenth and Lawrence street The bandits tossed a tear gaa bomb Into the car and overcame the guard driver and a bookkeeper who was In charge of the money They then dashed off in a stolen auto mobile police said term in the Iowa penlterii District Judge Ernest M Millar pronounced sentence Keliy pleaded guilty Wednesday to a first de gree murder charge m with his sons doath but sentence was deferred until today spring His death Belmond the oldest persoh livinr here who had also been born here Hia parents Mr and Mrs Warren Rankins came here in 1855 and ettled on a farm comprising400 ores southeast of town a part of the land now s known as the Tvr ell farm Mr Rankins was born in a loe abln at the southeast edge of ranklin Grove which is two mlles outh and east of two Mr Rankins as a leader m all pioneer activi ties His vocation was auctioneer tag and buying of livestock Mr Rankins held many Important of fices among them being the office of marshal and city constable He urvlved by Mm Rankins lwo daughters Mfs w H Caasel HAVEK MAY BE NEW ADJUTANT Would Fill Post Vacated by Grahl Named Warden of Penitentiary DES MOINES Aug 26 Appointment of Maj Will J Hayek Clty M general the Iowa national guard loomed today Hayek would fill the post vacated by Charles Grahl of Des Moines who yesterday was named warden of the state penitentiary at Fort Madison In a conference at Camp Dodge with national guard officials Gov Clyde Herring was understood to have agreed upon Hayeks selection provided the Iowa City attorney would accept the appointment Guardsmen it was learned ap proved the appointment Grahl is to fin the position va cated by Thomas P Hollowell pris on warden for the last 13 years who resigned because of ill health At the same time the state board of control named Sheriff W H Frazer of Jones county to be warden of the Anamoaa reformatory to succeed the late C H Ireland Hayek is a democrat and a former city attorney of Iowa City He Is a staff officer of the 113th cavalry Although immediate action was not considered as the governor has stated he will take several days in considering the militray position political forecasters have predicted that if Hayek Is acceptable to the state democratic committee his appointment may be announced at United States District Judge Edgar S Vaught will preside in the trial of defendants charged with tho Iddnaplng of Charles F Urschel of Oklahoma City Associated Press photo once Hawks Attempt at Nonstop Hop Fails QUEBEC Aug 26 Frank Hawks American speed uebec at flyer p m EST today completing a flight from Vancouver In which he made two stops failing to the achieve his 2386 miles break His elapsed time was 17 hours 10 minutes i and LeonaroV Swjaledaie ana son Dell of this place One son Roy who died four years ago was founder and pub lisher of the Belmond Independent which Sa now being edited by the sons widow Mrs Mary Rankins Funeral services have been an nounced for Sunday afternoon at the Congregational church with Pie jRev A H Anderson officiating Burial will be in the Belmond cemetery which is situated nea the scenes of his childhood and lifelong activities Killed While Hunting IOWA CITY Aug 26 Hughes 34 was killed when he ac a shotgun while hunting on his farm near Sharon Center Four Bandits Hold Up Chicago Packer CHICAGO Aug a daring daylight holdup four bandits armed with shotguns strode boldlv into the offices of Oscar F Mayer wealthy founder of Oscar Mayer and company packers and terror ized hii and 40 employes before fleeing with approximately S2 000 yesterday Burglars Get Cigars at Cartersville Burglars broke into the Catalan store and postoffice at Cartersvllle Thursday night taking cigars can dy and about 5150 in change from the postoffice drawer The burglars entered through a back window Deputy Sheriff John B Deach said Friday 2 Children Die as Hdime Burns Down HUDSON N Y Aug 26 Two children were burned to death In a fire which destroyed the res taurant and second story home of Thomas Cruise here today Cruise and four other children escaped Accused of Driving Horse While Drunk WHEAT HIGHER ON SIGNING OF PACT Continued From it the United Kingdom Greece Hun gary the Irish Free State Italy Poland Rumania Spain Czechoslovakia Switzerland Soviet Russia and Yugoslavia Those not signingwere Estonia Latvia Hol land Finland Denmark Turkey Portugal and Lithuania Some of the latter are expected to sign later W1U Bevive Trade All who contributed to the re sult are to be congratulated upon what may well prove to be the initial success in opening the way to ultimate victory In the campaign for a revival of world trade recov ery and prosperity said the Times The Morning Post asserted that it may not be easy to carry Out the details of the agreement but that It will have advantageous effect if re sults are encouraging to farmers and they substitute mixed farming for excessive reliance on the pre carious fortunes of a single prod uct The telegraph declared the pact 13 a worthwhile achievement if it provides for liquidating the enor mous bulk of unmarketed Canadian and American wheat which for four years has been hanging over and depressing the world market Herald Criticizes U S The agreement was used by the Laborlte Herald as a basis for criticism of the United states The feeling in general commer cial circles in this country the Herald said is that the agreement nas been designed itioveXlor lltical effect on North farming opinion than for any pmc START PROBE OF BOAT COLLISION Lake Michigan Crash Lives of 3 Worlds Fair Sightseers CHICAGO Aug 26 dou ble investigation by police and coast guardsmen was under way today into a collision of two water craft which cost the lives of three Worlds fair sightseers Both boats the Miss Chicago a speedboat which carried 10 passen gers and Its pilot and the cabin cruiser The Visitor with seven aboard sank after their crash which occurred last uight in Lake Michigan near the mouth of the Chicago river and about 500 feet from the coast guard station Passengers Hesoued A lookout who saw the accident dispatched three coast guard boats and 10 men who rescued all the Visitors passengers and all bub four of the speedboats Its pilot Walter Pomper was dragged to safety by the pilot of another speedboat Only one body was recovered that of a woman apparently about 40 years of age Coast guards dragged the lake for several hours seeking the others believed to be a father and his young son Hod No Chance Pomper said the boats collided when the 28 foot cruiser crossed the path of his boat so quicWy that he had no chance to swerve it out of danger The cruiser was rammed amidship and nearly cut in half Both craft went down immediately but the cruiser was later towed to the guard Elation Federal authorities held Pomper for the Inquest while police sought to question Anthony J OMalley an attorney the cruisers owner who said the crash resulted from a race between the Miss Chicago and another speedboat tical changes it may bring about in European wheat policy In a statement to the Associated Press Murphy a Minneapolis pub lish er said Without this agreement no oth er combination of events could re store universal prosperity Dependent on Farmer The welfare of the community as a whole Is dependent upon the welfare of the fanner and the key CLINTON Aug 26 I of agriculture is that grain US WILL STUDY CUBAN FINANCES Plans Made to Send Official of Treasury to Aid New Ambassador WASHINGTON Aug 26 The administration plans to send a treasury official to Cuba to aid tht new ambassador Jefferson Cafferv J studying the neighbor financial problems instead of send ing a commission of economic and financial experts Caffery now assistant secretary Ttol conferred twice today with JJean Acheson undersecretary of but it was said wi a horse while intoxicated was the charge against Negress today Mandy Butler after her sway unei iier sway backed mare and rickety wagon had paralyzed traffic in a mad dash down Clintons main business street Sunday at Local Ghurche THE GOLDEN TFYT ft u u L IEAI pehold to obey is better than sacrifice S BAPTIST kh the church Kirk sole sendee will t CATHOLIC the Federal wa3 Reserve bank from to the U S National bank Richard Bofden was driving the car accompanied by Dalton Brown a special officer of tho reserve bank and Vera Walker a bookkeep er All three were armed Arm strong said Pedestrlana eeveral of whom were victims of the gas told police the robbers were small men both swarthy and that they had escaped in a small dark aedan learned 0at a large truck double parked in front of the money car had forced it to stop and SCIENCE 01111 CIlriJ OBtinclI OF CHRIST V communion at to m Bud1 Conio lo Youth Irto Open hous v Young peoples five prognm at tt sJrl VOC111 rin ntn EPISCOPAL 81 Sunday aftei Communion Troupe No 35 opens Friday at won lodge Clear M Redenbaugh rector EVANGELICAL Sunday school classes for AH be no othr ervlce at the Evangelical church nou North Ad iVlwav minister Bethleheir street on school and Blbl class 10 n i ll n mGerman service Jjastor will speak Th Two Out landing Trulhi of ClirUtlanlty i he Ensllsn church council an council rnec Cor 1 nifiel iTe ecta Friday eva J nneccu Sunday tclwol E c Martin auperln Undent Divine worahlp u oclock scrmo OH Them Dcallns Faltly Wll fta or thl iJj M f OWJ O HMI in Ui Lord i Lord Call Mendelssohn Anthem The BabboT Kruuer Offertory Melody Poatludc Marche Kroeser Choi las mT1 n Plftli and Jersey south t Sunday school at Worahln a 30 Sermon Hypocrisy in the Chrlatlni Vocal solo by Daisy Holt Board o cons Wednesday at 8 Dorcas Aid at Hostesses Mrs Emma New K Mm George Nelson Mrs victo JUS Thursday al B nmltlee Eunice Einer and Floyd Ander T Erholm pastor uur and outhwest Morning worship Sermon heme The Eternal Question Mall To nt 10 ror Urness pastor Rlxth street Hoi Sunday school 0 superintendent Ella Wolsnak secretary and treasurer American ervlces nt 10 a n intme Our Anchor Special music Sunday afler Mn at the Lee fartn north of city Bring plchlc suppsr All meet at church at Wednesday And Saturday at 230 m Choir Friday Junior choir Saturday n two a ipiclti sermon nt all chll Mn and younp E a Mall TrlnilyB08 South Pnnsylvanla avenue raaed Sunday school and Bible classes t oclock J I Wik superintendent fnlaii v My cr r Ml Dlkha Moen Sermon theme The Matthew 21 21ag Mrs c p ose 621 First street southeast will be irfleld River HelBhtn clrclo lais North Delaware a lock DlvFd Olson N Wlsdahl naJtorl METHOniST r1 v M North Church school H H 1 30 30 Ch Washington Kiyce will 15 HornlnB w on A r Special mulc Union eilng lervJce at Baptist church c E lmnn will speak on Has Modern Youth H Slith street southwest urale Sunday school at 10 a m Preaching at 11 loung meeting th Clarence Strong leader h iif I Somiln anil Y Shall 8 f Wilson will aln a tolo There will he no evenlnft service a r will Join In th in Sunday evening ncrvlcc which 1 Klultll nl 7 W o clock The Sunday scllool board will hold a business meeting Mondi oclock The official hot 111 meet al the same evening The 3me guards will hold on Indian Buffalo minauB at the church bailment Tues afternoon Fuller announcement will be Sunday The Ladles AM society wii Thursday afternoon Mesdames c K Klnney and c J Klundtr hostessea J O O F 2 p m Sunday school p m Church service Union a m and p m sundny school n m Charlc w Sims paator PRESnVTFJirAN and Washlnftton iwrthwsst reach the sermon subject will ba The Challenge of the Ministry The youni eople choir will alas Como Unto y Coerne Midi Stevens will play for the relude Nocturne by Schumann for the fferlory Wsrum by Schumann and for ie posttude Whims by Schumann The rcle meetlngt will be postponed The Vomens Missionary silver tea will held t the church Friday Bept l at Mrs eorffo E Davlis vjill give A talk on K minister rasc Sunday school Bud Con an superintendent MISCEIMKKODa Churcli of the and Third street southwest Sunday school at Mrs Robert Wyborny superintendent reachlrB service at ll a m Jail service i p m ioung peoples meeting in the abernacle at oclock EvonKellatlc sev ce at 8 t m Wednesday evening special eetlnit will be held nt the tabernacle In Interest of the building campaign The ev H A Steely of DCS Molnej be resent street meetlnj Saturday nlsht H Enoch pastor Oood Hln North Monroe unday school at 2 Preaching at 3 Sermon Y the nev Harry Dirks of Vsnluro Junior Itslonary society Saturday at Prayer eetlnc Tuesday morning at at the nrlni home No 13 Lchlsh HowIda O eigen superintendent which gives ua our daily bread For many years there has been an overproduction of wheat with the reault that stocks accumulated and the price of this essential com modity dropped to such a low point that growers throughout the world either were ruined or were facinjr ruin fc The result of this agreement we hope will be that tha price of vVheat will be maintained at a figure which will matte it profitable for the farmer to raise it o WTi Cuba had not been definitely cided upon Caffery takes over the Havana embassy the middle of next month changing places with Sumner Welles whose mediation figured in the events which led up to the re in government in cent change Cuba The idea of sending a treasury than a commission official rather President Roosevelt Orders Budget Held to Economy Limits HYDE PARK N Y Aug 26 UP Roosevelt has ordered the budget for the next government year to be held down to the econ omy limit fixed this year and sug gested to Lewis Douglas director of the budget that the estimates be submitted in time for congressional committees to get a running start before the session opens in January Lutheran Meeting at Eldora Closes ELDORA Aug 26 ates to the district meeting of the Missouri Synod of the Lutheran church ended their sessions with the election of the Rev A H Sem mlnn of Waterloo as general secre tary and F Flene of Charter Oak as treasurer of experts was decided on with a view to avoiding any appearance of economic intervention it was un derstood International usage freely provides for the employment of a financial official to aid an ambas sador and it is not even necessary to ask the permission of the coun try to which he is sent although In this instance the Cuban govern ments approval has been manifest ed One of the biggest barriers to Cuban recovery as seen here is the islands foreign debt some of which it is believed in some quar ters must be scaled down Another economic problem of greatest im portance is that involving main tenance of ah adequate market for Cuban sugar a matter already re ceiving the administrations active attention Cafe Patron Shot to Death as Owner and Robber Trade Shots CHICAGO Aug 26 m a pistol duel between a robber and a restaurant proprietor Miss Florence Quinn 22 was shot to death while eating breakfast in a cafe near the loop Albert Pappas retauranteur was wounded in the left hand He believed he wounded the robber who fled Dies When Car Hlta Post ANITA Aug 26 Laren Jr of Toledo Ohio suf ered fatal Injuries when the car ie was driving plunged into a tele hone post LYONS LAUNDRYS Machine Finished Very Popular PHONE 600 Personal Loans TO FINANCE TEACHERS STUDENTS FOR THE USUAL FALL EXPENSES PINES WILL LOAN YOU UP TO S300 Inquire Now Without Obligation CALL PHONE OR WRITE C Pine Loan Co 204 Weir Bldg Phone 224 Opposite First National Bank flTds   

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