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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 22, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                UEPT OF I CODI NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED 1VJUII SERVICH MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 22 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 298 CODE LETTER TELLS OF KIDNAP PLAN United Textile Workers End Strike Claim Victory UNION MEMBERS 100 Believed TOLD TO RESUME JOBSONMONDAY Gorman Asserts Unjust Structure of NRA Torn Apart WASHINGTON Sept 22 The united textile workers today or dered an end to the most serious strike in the history of the textile industry and instructed workers to return to the mills Monday morn ing In the presence of William Green president of the American Federa tion of Labor and other high rank ing union officials Francis Gorman chairman of the strike committee announced We have now gained every sub stantial that we can gain in this strike Our strike has torn apart the whole unjust structure of NRA lifting a load from all labor as well as from ourselves Telegram Sent Out By telegram the strikecommit tee sent the following message to all local unions By unanimous vote of the ex ecutive council your heroic strike ends in complete victory as of to night Full report will be mailed at once to all local unions Our tri umph is the greatest in all laborhistoryand your officers sal ute you coagiatulateypu Return toWOTlcMonday morning as orderly aS you walked out con scious of having won your nghts determined to maintain the same fine discipline displayed in battle Now bend all efforts everywhere to complete organization of every worker in the industry Washington headquarters will be maintained permanently and from here we shall at once begin work to see that the Winant board rec ommendations are fulfilled com pletely Strike Declared OH Organization campaign will be directed from this office and you will receive instructions number 1 new series soon All strike instruc tions are hereby canceled and the strike is declared off Surrounded fly a smiling group of textile leaders many of whom had taken part in the strike that raged from Maine to Alabama Gor Mine Tragedy Fire Follows Terrific Blast in Welsh Colliery WREXHAM Wales Sept 22 was abandoned at dusk to day for 100 coal miners caught in an explosion followed by fire in Gresford colliery Rescuers worked all day to enter the pit but were unable to reach the lost miners They were trapped nearly two miles from the mouth of the pit in which they were working Rescuers despite heroic efforts were unable to penetrate the wall of flame and the floods of poison ous gases which barred their path 16 Bodies Recovered Two men of a rescue party were carried out unconscious and died at the surface Sixteen bodies were recovered Nearly threequarters of the 400 miners below the surface at the time of the explosion escaped The explosion occurred in a sec tion known as the Dennis main deep ranging from 800 to 1200 yards below the surface Five of the men who escaped from the blast spent nearly hour climbing a narrow airshaft 200 feet to the surface Women Stand In Bain At the pit mouth stood the min ers women in a pourning rain Now and then one would faint col lapsing into the pools of water in DILLINGER AIDES SHOT TRYING TO ESCAPE PRISON Makley Killed Pierpont Badly Wounded Carry c ur boap buns COLUMBUS Ohio Sept 22 Charles Makley former John Dil linger gangster was shot to death today by Ohio penitentiary guards who frustrated an attempt by Makley and Harry Pierpont to win their freedom from the death cell at the prison They were attempting to dupli cate the stunt of their former chief tain Dillinger in bluffhg their way out of Ohio penitentiary with fake weapons The prison grapevine said Pier pont was seriously wounded Weapons of Soap Where Dillinger successfully made his way out of Crown Point Ind jail last spring by cowing a guard with a pistol fashioned of wood Pierpont and Makley were unsuccessful In attempting to bluff Ohio prison guards with weapons made from soap The weapons those who saw them said were perfect imitations of a 32 calibre revolver and an auto matic pistol man announced which they stood the dangers of the rescue work dozens of hands were raised into the air signifying willingness to go when a call was made for volunteers to penetrate into the fire and gas inferno It was feared the captain of the rescue team had perished He did not come out with the rescue party which retreated to the surface car rying two dead companions NEWWTOAN PLAN ANNOUNCED Provides 55 Cents a Bushel on 1933 and 1934 Corn Stored on Farms FAIL IN ATTEMPT TO ESCAPE CHARLES MAKLEY HAROLD PIERPONT WASHINGTON Sept 22 A We have things An to secured these definite the stretchout a method of determining hours on a basis of fact a method of deter mining wages upon a basis of fact practical recognition of our union and reform in the whole adminis tration of the labor provisions of the code on a scale so sweeping that we must confess ourselves surpris ed at the sweeping character of the victory we have TTteWeather FORECAST IOWA Fair warmer in the central and west portions Sat urday night Sunday fair in the east increasing cloudiness hi the west portion warmer MINNESOTA Generally fair in east and south mostly cloudy in northwest portion Saturday night and Sunday warmer in extreme south colder In extreme north pos sibly frost In northeast Satur day night colder Sunday In central and north IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum 57 Minimum in Night 37 At 8 A M 48 Rainfall 01 WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO Sept 22 outlook for the period Sept 24 to 29 1934 For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys and the northern and central Great Plains Precipitation period beginning of week and probably again within lat ter half frequent alternations in temperature new corn loan program providing for advances of 55 cents a bushel on 1933 and 1934 corn stored on farm in accordance with state ware housing requirements was announc ed today by the agricultural adjust ment administration The administration announced the five principal points on the new program were A loan value of 55 cents instead of 45 as in last years program The maturity date of June 30 1935 That holders of the notes may if they wish call the loans while corn is at or above 85 cents on the Chi cago market Take Out Insurance A requirement ror the borrower to take out primary insurance cov ering fire lightning and windstorm Old corn stored in temporary or unsuitable cribs will not be accept ed for loans In addition the administration announced corn must be number four ear corn or better and said the standard of measurement would be 2 cubic feet per bushel as last year The new loan program supersedes the announced extension of 1933 loans to January 1 1935 No old loans will be extended beyond Oct 15 the administration said but bor rowers may pay1 their old loans and repledge the corn under the new pro gram Loans in Iowa Loans will be made in Colorado Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Min nesota Missouri Nebraska Ohio and South Dakota All corn loans from 1933 now out standing must be repaid on or be fore Oct 15 unless they are taken up or replaced by new loans If new loans are obtained the old com must be inspected and resealed be fore October 15 Loans will be made from a com mitment of provided by the Commodity Credit Corporation and the RFC producers after sealing their corn may apply for loans at local banks which will be authorized to make the loan and sell fche ware house receipts to the Commodity Credit Corporation if they so desire More than a dozen shots were fired by prison guards who rushed to the Lblock where condemned prisonerarare in response to an alarm T Jones who sensed the attemp at a break as soonas he saw the two prisoners outside their cells and in the cage surrounding the Lblonk Warden Tells Story The story of the attempted break by the condemned Dillinger gang sters to escape as told by Deputy Warden J C Woodward follows Two guards were in the death house when the attempted break was made 0 E Slagle was inside the cage within which are the death cells A guard C W Pfarr was seated on a table outside the cage A guard J T Jones was in a lit tle guard room separating the death house from the L cell block Slagle was in the cage putting a meal into Pierponts cell Pier pont told him he did not feel good and wanted some salts As the guard turned away from the cell door Pierpont hit him with his fist and said Give me that FISCH AND UHLIG CASES SCANNED Justice Department Takes Records of Two Friends of Hauptmann key Pierpont Hits Guard Slagle refused and Pierpont struck him again and took the key away from him He then produced his gun made of soap and blackened and marched down the cage and unlocked Rus sell Clarks cell door They then opened all the cells and turned loose all eight men in the death house Makley had a small soap auto matic while Pierpont had a soap revolver Clark is serving a life sentence for the Sheriff Sarber murder These desperate convicts then backed the two guards toward the steel door behind which Jones was fortified They had to get past Jones for tification before they could reach the open cell block They broke a big table into pieces and tried to smash their way into Jones Use Man as Shield They were using Pfarr shied against Jones rifle Jones who has nothing more than a peekhole through the steel Tuni to Pone 2 Column 1 Rollins Hosiery Mill at Des Moines Reopen on Monday DES MOINES Sept 22 Rollins hosiery mill employes were preparing to return to work on Monday after voting to end thei week old strixe Reconciliation o differences between workers and the company was effected yester day an agreement providing fo recognition of the local union WASHINGTON Sept 22 UPfcrr An intensive study of Henry Uhlig and Isadore Fisch two friends Of Bruno Richard Hauptmann has een undertaken by the justice de artment in the development of the Lindbergh case State and labor department rec rds dealing with the two men have ieen taken over by the justice de lartment Both were naturalized liens Hauptmann told police that Fisch gave him the more than of he Lindbergh ransom money that vas found hidden in his garage Fisch later sailed for Europe and lied in Germany Uhlig accompan ed him on the European journey Uhlig was a furrier with whom isch lived at 149 East One Hun dred Twentyseventh street New York May Disinter Body LIEPZIG Germany Sept Jiepzig police s headquarters in ormed the Associated Press today that the body of Isidor Fisch spelled Isadore in the United States probably would be disin erred for post mortem examina tion if the New York police should request it Henry TJhlig Questioned NEW YORK Sept 22 UrV Henry Uhlig 2S friend of Isadore Fisch the man Bruno Richard lauptmann said intrusted the LTnd jergh money to him was taken to he Greenwich street police station oday for questioning Assistant Chief Inspector John J Sullivan hurried from headquarter to the Greenwich street station t conduct the examination in person Mrs Hauptmann and her rela ives previously had said that TJhli was the man who sailed for Europ last November with Fisch Fisch died in Germany last March Debate of Kraschel Patterson Cancelec NEWTON Sept 22 pre vious engagement of Lieut Gov Nels Kraschel forced cancelation o plans for a joint debate between him and George W Patterson her Oct 3 NOTES WRITTEN BY HAUPTMANN Authority on Handwriting Says He Is Positive on Kidnap Letters TRENTON N Jj Sept 22 Albert S Osborn New York hand writing expert informed Col H Norman Schwarzkopf superinten ent of the New Jersey state police oday that he was positive all the Lindbergh baby kidnaping notes were written by Bruno Richard lauptmann suspect held in New York A letter received from Osborn 7 Mexican Vaqueros Slain by Texans in Recovering Horse ALPINE Tex Sept 22 Seven Mexican vaqueros are dead victims of six shooter justice tha a band of Texas cowboys invoke in recovering a herd of horses sto en from a Texas border ranch Th vaqueros were brought down b range riders from the desolate Bi Bend country after they had crosse the Rio Grande into Mexico Sur viving members of the rustlin gang are serving terms in Mexica prisons after speedy trials All Producers May Vote in Referendum DES MOINES Sept 22 Farmers who are cornhog pro ducers but who did not sign con tracts for the 1934 program may vote in the referendum on an ad justment program for 1935 if the county cornhog association votes to extend the scope of the poll to include them R M Evans chair man of the Iowa cornhog commit tee said which Colonel public follows Schwarzkopf made I have examined a large num ber of handwritings by one Richard iauptmann including automobile cards and have com pared this writing with the writing of the Lindbergh kidnaping notes and in my opinion all of the kidnap ng notes were written by Richard Hauptmann Clear and Unmistakable I think the evidence is clear and unmistakable and sufficient in amount so that a most positive opinion can be given Respectfully submitted Signed ALBERT S OSBORN 233 Broadway New York City A note on a statement which Schwarzkopf released said Osborn was one of the foremost handwrit ing experts in the world and since the beginning of the case over two and onehalf years ago he has been making examinations of the hand writing in this case Past Opinions Confirmed His opinions in the past the statement contends have been con firmed by Mr Farrar of the treas ury department Doctor Souder of the bureau of standards and by the handwriting experts of Scotland Yard in England Mr Osborn worked in directand personal cooperation with the New Jersey state police throughout the investigation and has made this re port to Colonel Schwarzkopf JAFSIE THINKS AT LEAST THREE WERE INVOLVED Says Death of Fische in Germany Should Be Investigated Copyright 11134 by Tile ASKOCUItM IrtSB NEW YORK Sept 22 lief that at least three persons were involved in the Lindbergh kid nap and ransom plot and that one of them was murdered was ex pressed today by Dr John F Con don the 74 year old educator who has followed the criminals trail since the night he passed ransom to a man he knew as John in a Bronx cemetery The Jafsie of the nations most celebrated criminal case said he was convinced that Bruno Richard Hauptmann held by New York po lice as the man who got the ran som was involved but did not play a lone hand Recalling that Hauptmann had attempted to explain his possession of the ransom money with a story that it was entrusted to him by Isadore Fische when he went to Germany Dr Condon said he thought the police should investi gate Fisches death in Leipzig March 29 1934 Suspects Foul Play I believe the body should be ex humed and an autopsy performed 1 suspect foul play I believe he was murdered Department of justice agents and police authorities have ex pressed divergent opinions as to whether one man or several car ried out the kidnaping plot How ever Dr Condon expressed belief that further developments might show that Fische and another man aided Hauptmann All three men lived in the same neighborhood in the Bronx played cards together and at various times had been engaged in business together The unnamed man helped Hauptmann in carpentery work at one time Dr Condon said and Hauptmann at one time was asso ciated with Fische in the latters fur business May Have Been Poisoned Fische the other man and a woman went to Germany Dr Condon said Only the woman and the other man came back Fische lies buried in a cemetery in Leip zig They ought to disinter his body and find out how he died He was there only a short time before he died Perhaps he died from natural causes or he may have been pois oned The only man who saw John in the cemetery has refused so far positively to identify the 35 year old German cabinet maker and ex Hunt Woman Suspected in Kidnap Case Footprint Seen Under Windows at Home of Lindbergh NEW YORK Sept 22 sistant Chief Inspector John J Sul livan today sent his detectives in search of a woman he believes aided Bruno Richard Hauptmann in his alleged part in the Lindbergh kid naping Sullivan head of the New York detective force recalled today that footprints of a woman were found beneath windows of Col Charles A Lindberghs Hopeweil N J home after the kidnaping of the flyers 20 month old son two and a halt years ago He said after his questioning of Hauptmann in the police lineup yes terday that the police have a per fect extortion case against Haupt mann and was emphatic in his be lief that he will have to answer a more serious charge Even More Emphatic Later the head of the New York detective force became even more emphatic when he stated that it was not a one man job and that if Hauptmann was not actually at the scene of the kidnaping he had a hand in the machinery Search for more of the ransom money Dr John F Condon the Jafsie who acted as a Lind bergh intermediary passed to a John over the wall of St Ray mondscemetery in the Bronx ex tended today to the German town of Kamenz where Hauptmann as a youth was known as a bad boy and was called to the kaisers army to serve as a machine gunner in the World war Arthur Johnson New York de tective who speaks German and who is now in Vienna awaiting the ex tradition of Ivan Poderjay from Vi enna on charges of perjury has been instructed by cable to proceed to Leipzig to check Hauptmanns story that a man named Isadore Fische had given him the found in the Hauptmann garage to keep un til he returned from Germany Sent to Kamenz Johnson also was instructed to go to Kamenz to interview officials there on the theory that some of the ransom money might have been sent there After four days of almost steady questioning Hauptmann still clings to his denial that he had anything to do with the kidnaping of the Lindbergh baby or the ransom paid for its return He has shown no signs of break ing under the virtually ceaseless stream of questions that had been shot at him since his arrest Wednes NOTE WAS SENT TO OHIO PRISON INMATE IN 1931 Warden Says NJ Police Not Interested in Hauptmann Angle BULLETIN COLUMBUS Ohio Sept Ohio penitentiary con vict who tightened the chain of circumstances ensnaring Bruno Huuptmaim In the Lindbergh kidnaping caie late today as serted he had takcd personally with Col Charles A Lindbergh father of the baby and had submitted to him a plun where by he had hoped to recover the child BULLETIN TEENTON N J Sept 22 Charles II Schoef fel second in command of the state police Said today that George Paul Ohio peniten tiary convict told officials two years ago that a code message relating to the Lindbergh kid naping which he claimed to have seen was unsigned COLUMBUS Ohio Sept 22 Evidence that Bruno Hauptmann arrested in the Lindbergh ing case had sent a code letter to an Ohio penitentiary convict late in 1931 or early in 1932 revealing he intended to kidnap the famous 4 British Aviators Killed When Plane Crashes in Flames AYLESBURY BUCKINGHAM SHIRE Eng Sept 22 flyers were killed today when their airplane with which they had re fueled Sir Alan Cobhams plane as he started out on an attempted non stop flight to India crashed in flames on the main London highway near here Twenty miles out from Ports the English the flyers had poured about 100 gal lons of gasoline into Sir Alans ship The death crash occurred as they returned to England convict as the man to whom he day morning until a respite was de passed the ransom two and a half years ago Hauptmann hassome charac teristics of John but the combina tion of all of them would require time to consider inasmuch as a hasty decision would be tragic Condon said in an interview as he sat in the living room of his home in the Bronx Coat Collar Turned Dp When Dr Condon as the auth orized intermediary of Col Lind bergh sat in Van Cortland park across from Woodlawn cemetery on a blustery March night and dis cussed the ransoming of the Lind bergh baby with John the latter sat with his overcoat collar turned up and coughed incessantly Hauptmann has no cough and that is one reason why Jafsie has refused to say yes that is the man Fisch is reported to have had a wracking cough when he Turn to 2 Column 6 Womans Testimony Credited With Help Inquiry j clared early today Thats the toughest baby I ever ran across said one detective after leaving the room in the Bronx coun ty courthouse where Hauptmann was being questioned He has had little food and shows the strain of having bad only a few hours of sleep since his arrest aviators child was disclosed here today by Preston E Thomas vet eran warden of the oldpriscn The warden disclosed that the prisoner here made a trip1 to New Jersey with him shortly after tits kidnaping In the hope he could re turn the child to its parents But said the warden New Jersey of ficers took no interest in it and we returned to Columbus The prisoner in question the war den said was George Paul whose right name is George Michael Paullin sent up from Mahoning county for robbery Agents Investigating The warden said department of justice agents were investigating the Columbus end of the case and indicated that it was possible other persons might be involved in the kidnaping The fact that Hauptmann had written to an Ohio penitentiary convict became known shortly after Hauptmann was arrested Thomas said Miss Amanda A Thomas daughter of the warden and prison mail clerk recalled that she had handled a letter late in 1931 or early in 1932 and that it was signed Bruno Hauptmann The letter she said was so peculiarly worded it drew her special attention but she passed it along to the prisoner to whom it was addressed This convict the warden said had sent him a note late in 1931 re questing an interview but failing to name the subject to be discussed The warden paid no attention to the note but early in 1932 another note from the same man urged an inter view and said the subject matter would be the Lindbergh kidnap ing Signature Torn Off Immediately the warden summon ed the prisoner and he displayed the Roosevelt to Make Report to Country in Next Few Weeks HYDE PARK N Y Sept 22 fft Roosevelt said today he probably would make one of his periodic reports to the nation in the next few weeks but no date or subject had been decided upon significant Foley declared n in A NEW YORK Sept 22 womans testimony District Attor ney Samuel Foley of Bronx county declared today led to several of yesterdays important developments in the Bruno Richard Hauptmann extortion case Foley declined to amplify this an nouncement Earlier the district attorney said that a woman Mrs Max Hinkel had been questioned in his office this morning She had been unable to tell him anything he considered NO EXTRADITION PAPERS SIGNED Attorney General of New Jersey Contradicts Early Report PERTH AMBOY N Y Sept 22 Gen David T Wilentz to day said that no extradition papers have been signed by Gov A Harry Moore as yet for the extradition of Bruno Richard Hauptmann suspect in the Lindbergh kidnaping case This was in direct contradiction to a report from one of the gover nors aides yesterday morning that an extradition warrant charging homicide had been signed and was ready for service when needed If any have been signed these are not being used Wilentz con tinued It was believed this remark might refer to blank warrants which are usually available for use at mo ments notice in an emergency and which might have been handed over to Anthony Hauck prosecutor of Huntcrdon county in which county the Lindbergh estate is located The governoi will be advised by me when to institute the extradi tion proceedings Wilentz said letter Miss Thymas 2 Colum recalled The Well Balanced Meals The booklet Good Proportions in the Diet is not a treatise on 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