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   Clovis New Mexico Evening News-Journal (Newspaper) - March 31, 1936, Clovis, New Mexico                                tonight and probably little change NO EClaOVIt mT NEW W MIXICO VENING NEWSJOURNAL WEST TEXAS probably in north east portions tonight Wednesday warmer In Rid Grande NEW MARCH IIOHT PA018 PRICE FIVE CENTS BRUNO SOBS AS ELECTROCUTION TIME NEARS LAST TRIBUTE AT LH5LEY RITES City Semce Body Lies wf vf It of the Cfttiaeis who him funeral services at the Wrst Chru tian Scores of vhlteti Johnson mortuary the body of IJttW by Llndley and Clyde by train at oclock morning and itate Hi the mohtiury ihitn 2 oclock thU The city fer tne houaes and from oclock urifll TM conmreied by vMitiuv First Christian and pastor of the First Baptist My ftttsoari Tomorrow morntns the body will leave here by train for wBtre his only who The body will by will be buried hare In tai to en were Qua Ben Hill and Snow And Rai Many Sttte British Diplomats Split Over Policy Military Negotiations With Belgium And France Are Debated Matters Copt hi Hie ANMclnted Press March Great Brtt alnii Adolf Hit lers final reply to the Locarno pow er program for a JUilneUnA settle waa reported seriously spnt today over the plan for military negotiations with Prance and Bel Authoritative sources snid Prime Minister Stanley Baldwins govern ment reached a tentative decision to next week the AngloFranco Belglan defense pro posed In the Locarno plan to which Hitler had offered With DeiFuehrers formal counter proposals promised for sometime to day several ministers were reported to view with misgivings the parallel plan for French and Belgian army general staff CaMnet Crisis The Dally Mail said there was dan ger of a cabinet crisis over the Is Both this newspaper and the Lnbor ite Herald named Home Secretary Sir John Labor Minister Er nest Chancellor Vis count Hailsman and Sir Godfrey Col secretary of state for as among feeling some ap prehension concerning the proposed 1 military Prime Minister Baldwin had asaur Light and refreshing wind Mew Mexico combined last night to clear the Of most of dust clouds ana bring topcoat wea ther tothe northern part the Reports to the weather bureau here this morning showed only the area between Anton Chico and Otto GEBMAN8 ON TO SUBMIT MOPOSAL8 March Von Relchsfuehrer Hlt ler4 special flew to Lon carryingwith him an an swer aaid By a high authority to con tain a gesture Of conciliation toward Locarno treitypowers proposals for European and east had ahy dust in the j Von Rlbbentrop and his staff occu pled two The slzie of the delegation indicated that the Ger were prepared for lengthy nego document Von TUbbentrop car said to contain several concrete suggestions for the maintenance of It was suggested that the supposed conciliatory gesture was such as An thony British foreign Hitler to What Visibility at Otto watt5 Anton Silt laden clouds deposited edearth1 at SantaFe yesterday but A wet snow the nir dur ing the bureau reported of an lnch Rain fell in Albuquerque during the night but daylightbrought only part ly cloudy skies anv warm where the dust obscured the sun had but much was not immediately colder weather A light east wind was MQROS OBJECTING TO ARMY CONSCRIPTION March on the Moroland horizon today as authorities prepared to regis ter Filipinos eligible for compulsory military The national defense in so far as It involves compulsory train widely opposed by the Moro princess Juliana Nalu now visiting has official tension with her was Las Vegas reported an Incb with the thermome ter standing at was cloudy but free of dust and Kl pise reported the weather balmy anjd Western New Mexico was threatened after anight of recurring snow and PRESIDENT TO NASSAU Fhv March dent the champion of I statement that Moros of will to the last ditch if government forces attempt to compel them to good nelghboi charted the Potomqu the axure waters of Nassau harbor capital of the nearby British Bahama Last evening he Ruined attention to employment ordered continued indefinitely the committee for Indus trial Cruising to the president sent Invitations to Bede the governor of the Lady and their guwti to a buffet luncheon Potomac BOUND ch leiw drlvlnf M thf bound ovef to f 100 bond aatei hearing before MoCftnneJl charge butyfr of the of the Juiilce Its or an apartment by watching the font of the NewsJournal Classified No walking ihe or spend ing your inspectinig the whole Just pick out the room and the location you pre fer and go right to Its almost the First and natu rally more people looking for places to Contact with a small Want Just phone 606 and ask for the Want Ad Dept You May Charge It WILL HE TALK AT THE LAST MINUTE his claims oi innocence as his zero hour ard Bruno is watched closely Jersey au thorities for signs that he is ready to reveal what they are confident he knows about the Lindbergh kid napmurder Hauptmann might get a chance to live if he tal Brunos Man Who Walks NEW Y March Official executioner for five KUiott waa to earn his pay In grim fashion by spinning the wheel thai woutd spin Haiiptmfcnn and Charles Zled to ob In Richmond tie Long Is land community wherehe haa lived with his wife two i children iiauy little Is taioivn of El liott Most of his neighbors thought for lohg time that he was it gold In howevert bis home was damaged by a bomb thrown from an automobile and subsequentpub licity dWlosed the nulet homebody setts to the previous Elliott has been called the man who watha alone because of his those to whom he ministers dont Walk they are feet first For ye4rs Elliott has acted as exe for New New Jer Pennsylvania and Massachu His stipulated fee for each execution Is plus traveling and Incidental In when there were rumors he might 200 applied for his But Elliott did not and none of the other offers ever was taken BUT HE CLINGS TO HIS STORY KidnapSlayer To The v Chair At OClock MST Tonight SITUATION IS TENSE i Judge Trenchard Denies An Appeal For Stay Of Execution B U I N March Court Justice Thomas Trenchard today de nied a stay of execution for Bruno Richard Hanptmann in what was conceded to be last legal recourse before his execu tion by The Associated Fran March iron nerve of Bruno Richard with death in the electric chair only a hours but his sobwracked story of inno cence shrilled through the death house jarinoken and I cried the Lindbergh baby kill as final tests were being made a few feet away of the chair in which he is to die shortly after 8 the shook crime of the Scotland TREASURERS BONDS IN EROSION SETUP HAVE BEEN OKAYED Bonds ot each for emergency erosioncontrol program treasurers in new German the Hinden Roosevelt and nn German Dirigible On Way To Brazil March counties have been County Agent Hildwein was notified and he said that he believed 1 flew west today on flrst voyage to South passing over the Netherlands to avoid French territory before turning to the erosion control funVwouid j The air ministry explained the Hin for distribution In those counties in denburgs unusual course by way of about two who is temporarily in charge of the emergency erosion con trol program in New upon re ceiptof opprpval of the treasurers wired statecollege officials to send to each of those counties Bonds of treasurers in pounties are expected to be ap proved There are 14 counties in the state affected by the pro Weeks of Preparation Assure Success of Music Festival j Holland grounds that the Frencn government had riot given permission for ship The giant airship took at EST Monday bear ing 37 a of 70 and a cargo of about It headed directly de Hollands In Fire Damaged March three alarm fire early today caused damage estimated at to the After weeks of prepa rations for the Community Music Fes to begin Thursday evening at the Armory and continue through Friday and are now in their final Although more than 1400 students have entered the festival the largest number ever to participate in an event 9t tajA Barton said today by working with the dif ficulty Dandling such an immense wai reduced to Absolutely frte pf charge to the this festival should draw large when it opera Thursday even ing at 7 oclock with a Awakening of presented by the Junior High Many are expected to attend from the surrounding as their bands and choruses are Word was received from Forrest editorial offices lands and plant of Hol refused to do Governor who fared po lltical disaster in an attempt to solve the Lindbergh case 14 face aFlemlngton Jurys verdict that the case was already saM he would not again Defense counsel apparently were without any legal way to to save but had not given up His prosecutors were unchanged in their conviction that and Hauptmann was guilty as prov Claims Innocence In the face of it and with the knowledge that a confessiondr par tial confession was his only hope of escaping the the 36yearold prisoner cried out today to Mark Kimberling I am innocent but I am not ifrald to Any change in my story would be a he told the Prisoner Weeps was weeping when Kimberling went to him in the death house this The former Ger man machine gunner and onetime petty criminal in his native had slept only fitfully through his last night of He spent much of the time between last night and this morn ing pacing talking about his family with his and writing a letter to his old and impoverished mother in Stripped Of Hope It took Kimberling nearly five minutes to culm the sobbing Hauptmann was crying as a man stripped of all hope The state will never solve case by sending me to the for I am not Hauptmann was quoted as in a written report submit ted to the warden by his He said he wished he could appeal to the public over the say Frank and that if anyone knows anything about officials of the monthly pub known as the magazine of the south estimated the damages af ter a quick Cause of the fire which started on the second floor was not WINTER HANGS ON WITH the let him come forward and the guards report Talks of His Son He said he wanted his son Man fred to grow up and be honest and to know his father was He Mid he got convicted for having mon morning that the schools there 1HKE21NG TEMPERATURE will enter a chorus of 23 in the Spring is officially but it munity Music The chorus seems as if winter hasnt been ap Will be under the direction of Clara praised of thrfl Last night the temperature again dropped below the Pleasant Santa Fort freezing reaching 29 Center Ranchvale are Yesterdays according among the other communities which Hardware companys of wUl be represented in the ficial was 71 Mother Hauptmann Refuses To Believe It by The Frew March Frau Pauline bending over a washtub In the little yard of her home declared she refus ed to believe that her Bruno Richard must die in the electric chair tonlgni for the Lind bergh Informed of the New Jersey court of denial of clemency to her son and his condemnation to be elec in the state prison Tren N for the murder of the kidaped Lindbergh the 70year old Frau Hauptmann exclaimed I doubt that this decision will mean the final doom of my innocent boy Bruno HO is not They cannot do it The griefstricken mother was scrubbing clothes when informed of the impending execution of her I simply wont believe what you tell she muttered The execution has been confirm ed and then postponed so Dont you think politics are at the bottom of it all and that they may decide he U not guilty After a moments the hardworking woman sat down a little wooden bench in a sunny corner of her as if forced down by the weight of a sudden realiza this uncertainty for and nights is she Its so cruel Often I wake up at night with a feeling of If I only had one good piece of for a change She returned to her house and entered the immaculate living where a Bible was me only book on the It is tliis book where I get my CHARGED IN LINDY BABY MURDER Paul Wendei former lawyer was chargei with the murder of the Lindbergh according to Chief of Harder County detectlvee James who aald he Had swornout warrant charglna Preia PhotoV March are the facts on Bruno Richard Hauptmanns scheduled electrocu tion Time About Place State RlrtWrt H 30 in cluding prison officials newspaper a and three doc i theres theres and you cant tell what might break in our Hauptmann had braced up con Fisher since his col lapse with and told him he still had No More Visits Anna who visited her end to tenseness and hopes and all the vast speculation and I Outwardly life moved but everybody aware tlujlevery body else knew what waa in the what waa high in the prison Late In the day Robert the official to coihe to look over In a big empty made of cement across prison the press have been up for type tables and reams This in addition to the tavern quar The official witnessef to the prison at brief on how to and then in silence somehow i Hauptmann again s for chair this a spot on head being closely Hauptmann told his they reported I have saved three my and they take mine on builtup evi His reference apparently was to his claim that he rescued three persons from Shun Public Oase Whjle the last act of the most famous criminal case ID the world was approaching enactment and hour going to the Zied is to go and the witness es who see have to leavethe death chamber and the while theHauptmann The room is small with dirty white brilliantly with seals at one the chair Just off The atmosphere will be Hauptmann waits in cell more than half dozen ln ents of the murdered continued when to shun the public light in j the to which cbuntiy they fled because country they of out of the John advisen to the condemned visit ed Hauptmann during the but when he asked to pray the reply I cannot concentrate Minister to Intercede The minister said he would go later in Justice Thomas who presided at in thirteen and a half He will wear a white shirt and blue denim slit in the right and the top of his head will Slave a patch of fresh baldness He willsit The straps willbe fixed In the electrode against his the steel cap against his shorn The will drop One this wheel will the current will whine and body leap out against Hauptmanns in a last desperate It will The wheel turn effort in behalf of the again and once A guard will come forwardwith a slit and one after another three physicians will put stethoscopes against His Elliotts work Trenton Teiite Aa Zero Hour March ey without knowing money it Wjiat kind of Kimbetling talked with Hnupt mann for half an He came to the details of the jab At cenfen Id like to have that lost mea sent to Hauptmann re He referred to John the Lindbergh ransom Hauptmann ate no Not So With Zied Not Charles the Philadel phia gangster who will precede Haupt mann to death in the chair Zied ate heartily of po toast and Governor who made a strong effort to have the pardons court spare Hauptmann so that the governor might have time to reach a complete solution of the said he would not go to the prison to see Hauptmann Clings To Hope Lloyd chief of defense called on Hauptmann during I the morning and said later she I just cant give looks very bad but the up hopes that I will embrace my poor sentence is carried I wouldnt boy say that I have given up While Down through the lower end of the city the curious andthe idle moved today to look upon the sprawling brown prison where Bruno Richard Hauptmann will the unexpected I It stands in a cheerless neighbor hood of old brick and frame of vacant lots and Across j the way from the entrance lie the I CelUer community for dark silent waters of the old Delaware mateiy 05 passed away at and Raritan and a railroad i Ociock yesterday afternoon the where locomotives puff and home ofhis MC shuntmg boxcars to in A victim ot pneu Today the place seemed drearier j he had been Ul only sjifce Sat than Police canie out this mornj urday and was brought to ing and roped off Third street to keep back The street isto be for for The states work will be save dress the body the man Who Bruno Hauptmann in a cheap apt and over to an In his daughters home Funeral services were to fee held patroled all day and into thisl afteihooii at the First and only those with passes may enter the In a dingy little store and tavern corner near the tele graph keys Working men leaned against the oar or sat at bare tables looking through the smeared watching the high brown the barred the towers where guards stood with riot much talk in the not much talk about Haupt mann Now and then someone would a There was a feeling of excitement as the hours ran on and night drew the night that would bring an church by Wallace and Clyde K Burial will be in Clovis cemetery under the direction of City Superintendent of Schools James a nephew of estimatedjtojay that Woodward had been a member of the Methodist church for 75 He is survived by his widow four Joe Clo Miss Mary IRuth Al Guy Carls and Betty end twp Wood Oklahoma and Warren   

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