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Waterloo Daily Courier (Newspaper) - December 12, 1932, Waterloo, Iowa ALL THE NEWS FOR ALL THE FAMILY FIRST THE WEATHER IOWA: Snow tooljht; rising lures; Tuesday. 7-29: Shippers forecast: Northern southern 5. WITH NEWS ESTABLISHED 1858 -WATERLOO, IOWA, MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, TWELVE PAGES PRICE THREE CENTS SEEK DEBT RESERVATION DESPITE U. S. REFUSAL ----1 ____ ____ -i-i-n---mr. .-____n__r____ 35 Sentenced in Chas. City Kidnaping Good Fellows Fund Passes Mark Plight of Helpless Children Appeals Offers Arguments Against Beer Bill'l Twenty-Six Others Admit) Unlawful Assembly, Take 30 Days Each. POLICEMEN WHO HID GET 30-DAY TERMS All Paroled During Good Behavior; Dr. Koenig Says Not Guilty. (Courier Special Scr-uicfl Charles City, of 35 of 39 men indicted for conspiracy in con- nection with the kidnaping last Au- ust of Miss Marian Stull, overseer of the' poor for Floyd were disposed of on pleas at a special session of district court here day morning. Judge M. H. 'Kepler, Ncrthwood, was on the bench.'Three cases were dismissed and the other defendant will stand trial.. Seven men pleaded guilty on the conspiracy charge, were sentenced to three years in the penitentiary each and paroled during good behavior to Sheriff Bernard Atherton.' -They are the six who actually carried Miss Stull off in an automobile and the of the Charles City Un- employment Relief association, Henry Neft. The others are: Joe. Sievers, Bobert Downs. John Bauer, Donald Dodd, Chester Tobin and Wayne Chapman. Dodd, Tobin and Chap- man, being under 30 years of ago, were sentenced to Anamosa, the others to Ft. Madison. Officers Plead to Misdemeanor. Plea's to neglect: of duty, a were filed chief of Harvey Me'inzer. patrolman, who were alleged to'-have co-operated in the kidnaping to the extent of? re- maining away from the scene dur- ing the time set for the seizure' of Miss Stull. Shannon, fined and costs with stipulation he -was to serve 30 days at hard labor if the fine were defaulted, paid. Meinzer received parole-from a term of 30 days at hard labor in the county jail. The state dismissed the cases of Delwood Mohring, J- H. Carr and Arthur Miller. 26 Unlawful Assembly Pleas. The other 26 pleaded guilty to unlawful assembly and were sen- tenced to- 30 days at hard labor. in the county jail, with paroles during good behavior. They are: Kenneth Emerson, George Guyer, P. J. Granner, Ger- vin Hutton, Russell Henry, Martin Hallburg, Kussell O'Connell, Jim Smith. Glenn, Springer, Ted Bray, Harold Chapman, Lon Burney, L. W. Chapman, Ralph Fiser, Otto Perch, Carl Frieburg. Ben Kupker, Frank Joe McCauley, Char- ley Miller, Lyle Dean, Dewey HoS- man, Glen Claude WatkJns, Lloyd Virchow. Arthur Kelley. Dr. R. H. Koenig, dentist, was -to go into court Monday afternoon and enter plea of not guilty. His trial, it was indicated, would be set for Dec. 19., E. C. Hartwig, county attorney, and J. C. Campbell prosecuted the actions. R. W. Zastrow and W. G. Henke appeared for Koenig and the police officials and Henke represent- ed the other defendants under ap- pointment by the court The hearing was advanced several hours to avoid the huge crowds and (Continued on page two, column two) Will Rogers Enjoys 'Himself at Big Football Beverly Hills. Big football ?amc. One hundred thousand of us sat there in the cold and picked up what little pneumonia there xvas left. Give a Californlan a football or an orange and he knows more things to do with H than a Harvard guy docs a dic- tionary. Notre Dame had a fine team, hat after taking one look at that California line should have started 'cm throwing forward passes bsforc they Roi off the train. I would have sent players up in the stands to crab off passes. Pittsburgh Is coming oul to play this team New Year's in what we humorously call our "Rose Bowl." Well it's a nice (rip out here and California will play their Chamber of Commerce against 'cm the first half. Would have brought Colgate hut everybody out here thought was a toothpaste tram off the radio. in IMS. McNnusht Syndicate, Inc. Under the leadership of Mrs. Henry W. Peabody, head of the W. C.--T. U.. prominent women leaders Monday -present- ed their arguments in favor, of prohibition before the house ways and means committee. Look on Page 1. Still Protest Debts. 35 Kidnapers Sentenced. Cold Grips Iowa. Embezzler Ends Life. 2. Cedar Falls Wants Bridge. Brys War on Beer. 3. U. S. Fleet Frets Japan. Win. Beck Molot Victim. Chicago Bandman Slain. 4. Editorial; 5. "Urge State Economy. "The Rising Roosevelts." 6. Social Activities. 7. Magazine Features. Radio Programs. 8. Basketball Here Friday. Big Leaguers Meet. Trojans Prime for Pitt. 9. In Hunting Contest. Northeast Iowa News. With the Farmers. 10. Classified Ads. 11. Market Quotations. 12. Comics; Cross Word. Hard to Be Happy with a Toy I When Little Boy or Girl Is Cold and Hungry. War Puzzle THE FUND TODAY. Previously reported.......5167.40 P. L. Bryant............. 10.00 F. M. Flagg.............. 10.00 Mrs. Alice Barker......... 5.00 L. L. C.................. 5.00 Men's Brotherhood class, First Brethren church.. 3.00 nni n MAtfCC j. w. c.................. 2.00 IN I cNSc LULU MAKES Blanket of Snow and Lowest Temperatures Reported All Over State. Mrs. Alice Sullivan. 2.00 Total........... ?204.40 The Good Fellows fund Monday swept over the 5200 line as ad- ditional was contributed to bring food and warmth 'and Christmas happiness to -underprivileged "Water- loo children. In addition the Unemployed- Re- lief club announced its Christmas gift to the Good ton of popcorn. This popcorn certainly will help to make many a, boy and girl happy on Christmas morning, Chocolate, Gum Donated. In addition the "Unemployed Relief club has received from .the Hershey company, as a donation, Hers- hey chocolate bars and 250 packages of cocoa; also .packages of chewing gum from the Wrigley com- pany. These will.be included in the bun- dles of "goodies" to be distributed to children at Christmas time. Appeal Being Heard. The appeal of the Good Fellows club is being heard, and many .are sending in their donations. Many more are needed. A great many of the children who will receive Good Fellows cheer are undernourished and have not prop- er clothing or bed covering. 1 Any proper, Christmas for these children must include ministering to their 'crying physical wants. The toys, of which thousands' are being prepared, will help: but it is diffi- be happy when one is cold and Never Kncir Happiness. Some of these children have nev- er known anything" about happiness as many of us know it. Will YOU be kind to- children helpless in life's rough current? Bring or mail your gifts to the Good Fellows, in care of the Wat- erloo Daily Courier. Kind acts, we are told, bear fruit. Chicago Woman Celebrates at 105 in. Germany in 1827, Mrs. Mathilde Steiger will celebrate her :one hundred fifth birthday Tuesday. Open house was held in her honor Sunday at the home of her daughter in suburban Park Ridge. Mrs. Steiger's descend- ants include three daughters, 12 grandchildren, 19'great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. FIBE5 FIGHT .Senator King Has Resolution Disapproving Hoover Plan of Regrouping. Iowa Actress Out; Jap Wampas Baby Hollywood, Mori, Japanese actress, Monday was a. Wampas baby film star. Miss Mori was selected by The Wampas, a group of film publicists, after Miss Lillian Miles of pskaloosa, la., had rclinquised her right to the honor and departed to fulfill a vaudeville engagement in -the east. CALIFORNIA SHIVER Russia and China Relations Washington, D. resolu- tion disapproving the whole govern- ment regrouping program submitted by President Hoover was offered on Monday in the senate by Senator King. (D., Utah.) King explained he favored many of the moves but was stmgly opposed to others. To bring the question to issue, he proposed disapproval of the lot. His j resolution went over for future con- sideration. Meanwhile, other efforts were be- ing started to block the realign- ments suggested by the president, on reasoning that the changes should be left to the incoming Democratic ad- ministration. Geneva (U.R) Besumption of diplomatic relations between Bussia and China' after a break of more than three years -was announced Monday by Maxim Litvinoff, Soviet foreign commissar, and W. W. Yen. Chinese delegate to the League of Nations. Christmas Customs FOREIGN LANDS Truck, Cigarets Stolen from Grocer Co.! Theft of and a one and one-half ton truck belonging to the Wltwer Grocer company, Tenth and Water streets, was being investi- gated Monday by police. The cigarets were packed in 32 cases. cigarets to the case, and were loaded in the truck which was stored in the locked garage. A small amount of groceries also was in the vehicle. Entrance to the garage was affected by smashing a padlock. The truck was painted red and carried license No. 57-2492. It had been stolen since Sunday's snowfall. Theft of a radio valued at from the office of Swift
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