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Waterloo Daily Courier (Newspaper) - December 12, 1932, Waterloo, Iowa ALL THE NEWS FOR ALL THE FAMILY FIRST THE WEATHER Snow rising lures Tuesday Shippers Northern southern 5 WITH NEWS ESTABLISHED 1858 IOWA MONDAY DECEMBER 12 TWELVE PAGES PRICE THREE CENTS SEEK DEBT RESERVATION DESPITE U S REFUSAL 35 Sentenced in Chas City Kidnaping Good Fellows Fund Passes Mark Plight of Helpless Children Appeals Offers Arguments Against Beer Twenty-Six Others Admit Unlawful Assembly Take 30 Days Each POLICEMEN WHO HID GET TERMS All Paroled During Good Behavior Dr Koenig Says Not Guilty Courier Special Charles City of 35 of 39 men indicted for conspiracy in con- with the kidnaping last 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 was on the 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 are the six who actually carried Miss Stull off in an automobile and the of the Charles City Un- employment Relief association Henry The others Joe Sievers Bobert Downs John Bauer Donald Dodd Chester Tobin and Wayne Chapman Dodd Tobin and man being under 30 years of ago were sentenced to Anamosa the others to Ft Madison Officers Plead to Misdemeanor Plea's to of duty a were filed chief of Harvey patrolman who were alleged co-operated in the kidnaping to the extent re- maining away from the scene ing the time set for the seizure of Miss Stull Shannon fined and costs with stipulation he to serve 30 days at hard labor if the fine were defaulted paid Meinzer received a term of 30 days at hard labor in the county jail The state dismissed the cases of Delwood Mohring H Carr and Arthur Miller 26 Unlawful Assembly Pleas The other 26 pleaded guilty to unlawful assembly and were 30 days at hard labor in the county jail with paroles during good behavior They Kenneth Emerson George Guyer P J Granner 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 ley Miller Lyle Dean Dewey man Glen Claude Lloyd Virchow Arthur Kelley Dr R H Koenig dentist was 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 ed the other defendants under 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 One hundred thousand of us sat there in the cold and picked up what little pneumonia there left Give a a football or an orange and he knows more things to do with H than a Harvard guy docs a Notre Dame had a fine team hat after taking one look at that California line should have started cm throwing forward passes they Roi off the train I would have sent players up in the stands to crab off passes Pittsburgh Is coming 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 Syndicate Inc Under the leadership of Mrs Henry W Peabody head of the W U prominent women leaders Monday 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 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 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 j w c 2.00 IN I LULU MAKES Blanket of Snow and Lowest Temperatures Reported All Over State Mrs Alice Sullivan 2.00 Total The Good Fellows fund Monday swept over the 5200 line as ad- was contributed to bring food and warmth and Christmas happiness to loo children In addition the 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 hey chocolate bars and 250 packages of cocoa also packages of chewing gum from the Wrigley com- pany These included in the 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 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 but it is be happy when one is cold and Never Happiness Some of these children have er known anything about happiness as many of us know it Will YOU be kind children helpless in life's rough Bring or mail your gifts to the Good Fellows in care of the Daily Courier Kind acts we are told bear fruit Chicago Woman Celebrates at 105 in Germany in 1827 Mrs Mathilde Steiger will celebrate her 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 ants include three daughters 12 grandchildren grandchildren and two great great grandchildren FIGHT Senator King Has Resolution Disapproving Hoover Plan of Regrouping Iowa Actress Out Jap Baby Hollywood Mori Japanese actress Monday was a baby film star Miss Mori was selected by The a group of film publicists after Miss Lillian Miles of la had her right to the honor and departed to fulfill a vaudeville engagement in east CALIFORNIA SHIVER Russia and China Relations Washington D tion disapproving the whole 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 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 ments suggested by the president on reasoning that the changes should be left to the incoming Democratic ad- ministration Geneva of diplomatic relations between Bussia and China after a break of more than three years 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 Theft of and a one and one-half ton truck belonging to the Grocer company Tenth and Water streets was being 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 It had been stolen since Sunday's snowfall Theft of a radio valued at from the office of Swift Co 90 more street also war being gated by police Employes Monday morning found the door un- locked and the radio Three-Day Snowfall Sets Up New Winter Mark at San Francisco Thirteen degrees below minimum temperature in Waterloo Sunday a new cold ord for the season The mercury was still at 13 be- low at 7 a m Monday and at 11 a m had climbed only 10 de- grees to 3 below At 3 p m it had reached 2 above zero Saturday's snowstorm continued Saturday night and all day Sunday a total fall of four inches being recorded by Ralph B Slippy teer government weather observer In spite of the snow and intense traffic and communications have been maintained at practically normal The only disruption re- ported Monday was a 25 minute de- lay in the departure of Illinois tral passenger train No 15 bound Due out of Waterloo at a m the train was delayed 25 minutes while trainmen thrawed out a frozen Cold Wave Grips State Des precipitous plunge in temperatures to sub-zero marks Monday helds Iowa in the grip of its worst cold of the season Temperatures below last Winter and all weather bureau stations in the state reported sub-zero marks In the open country the range was from 20 to 30 below weather reau officials said Webster City reported 26 below and Atlantic 20 below Of the weather bureau stations Charles City had 16 below Sioux City 14 Council Bluffs 10 and Keokuk and Dubuque 4 below Temperatures rising what Monday and a continued turn was anticipated Monday night and Tuesday Entire Nation Suffers winter's first blizzard mantled the entire nation with snow Monday and added new episodes to the saga of man's less fight against the elements Snow fell from California and the Rocky mountains where record low tures were reported to the Atlantic seaboard Virtually the entire ern half of the country felt the storm's rigors San Francisco children delighted in the first real snow for coasting and snowballing they had ever seen The fall at San Francisco was the heaviest in 45 years For the first time in history the weather bureau predicted a Monday The temperature was the lowest in 62 years Snow fell for three con- all time record Suffering was severe in California cities where houses are ill-equipped for such low temperatures Witwer Grocer Co at Dubuque Burns Dubuque tion was started Monday to determine the cause of an explosion and fire which destroyed the building of the Witwer Grocery company here day at an estimated loss of An explosion which out the south wall of the building started the blaze which spread rapidly Its cause could not be determined The establishment was unusually heavily stocked in anticipation of the holiday demands It was filled to capacity canned goods flour cereals and other foodstuffs LONG-TERM PRISONERS SAW OUT OF SING SING Japan's leaders are trying to learn whether Gen Ma Chan Shan Chinese enemy of Japan in northern Manchuria is dead or alive He frequently has been reported slain but appears again in press dispatches as having been turned over a prisoner to the Japanese army by soviet authorities after he had fled into Siberia Associated Press Action Ends Crisis in Geneva Conference Davis Says Results Sure months of bickering and illwill Germany was back in the disarmament ence Monday German participation in the con- ference seemingly ended the ament crisis that gripped Europe following the deadlock between the demands for equality and French insistence on security A resolution to effect a tial reduction of armaments and recognizing Germany's claim to equality in had the natures of representatives of France Britain and Italy A rider ising material results from coming the of Norman H Davis United arms expert HIS CELL Once Wealthy Colorado er Found Hanging to Door in New York Jail T PHI S GAVE SECRETARY More Than Investors Hit by Collapse of Loan Association Mayor Plans to Close Speakeasies to Get Ready for Saloon Ossining N thru the bars of their cells in the new Sing Sing prison John Egan 33 and William Sutton 30 both prisoners tied up a trusty and escaped over the prison wall Monday Both were committed from New York City Prison officials said Egan was sentenced to 10 years for assault while Sutton was serving 30 years for robbery RAILROAD WORKER DIES AT CLINTON IA AGE 73 In Holland at midnight mas Eve men in colorful tumes march over the streets chanting Gloria in Excelsis and carrying high on a long pole a large star lighted by eral candles 11 SHOPPING DAY'S UNTIL Clinton B White 73 father of Us White city editor of the Herald and for 30 years representative of the tive Firemen died at his home here Monday morning Mr White was retired from the Chicago Northwestern railway as a fireman July 1 1929 Funeral services will be at St Mary's at 9 a m Wednesday Martin Machine Made A Cood 3 for S for Box advertisement WATERLOO AUTO TOLL SINCE JANUARY 1 1932 Number of accidents 757 Anton mak Monday launched a citywide drive against speakeasies to prepare Chicago for the return of beer un- der modification of the national laws The mayor estimated there speakeasies and beer flats in the city He ordered these places closed As a second step he pre- pared an ordinance to bring under police control all dispensers of near beer and similar malt The mayor ordered all police cap- tains and police officials to meet with him Monday orders that the beer racket be destroyed Senate to Probe Attack on Reporter Washington D ate rules committee Monday pointed a subcommittee headed by Senator Harrison D Miss to investigate the action of Charles P Pace senate financial clerk who Friday entered the senate press lery brandishing a gun and ening harm to Charles Stevenson a United Press correspondent Others of the committee Senators Dale R Vt and Reed R Pa New Clyde Davis 50 until last June a wealthy and influential Colorado banker committed suicide in his cell at lice headquarters Monday while awaiting extradition on charges of embezzling He was charged with taking the money from the Colorado Springs Building and Loan association of which he was president He had been arrested by detectives who had seen his picture in a detective story magazine A turnkey making his rounds saw Davis head showing above a strip of metal between the two doors in- to his cell He thought he was standing on the door frame Don't ride that he com- manded Davis didn't answer The turnkey then saw was from n noose he had made from his tie and suspended from a higher bar Left No Note The body uras cut and after three hours of effort to bring him back to life the man was pronounced dead Davis left no note He had been living in a Gramercy park ment under his own name He took his arrest calmly I'm glad it he said I knew it had to be I was ing about giving myself up anyway Davis talked glibly of returning home and making restitution Police did not suspect he considered suicide hence they did not watch him any closer than they did the other V Davis was thin and nervous His months of evading the law showed in his furtiveness It was this that resulted in his arrest Looked Back A month ago Detective Pape walking behind a stranger on the street noticed that he ly looked back over his shoulder Later Pape told his partner Fred about it That bird thinks somebody is looking for Pape said A few days later he found a ture of the man in the magazine He and began haunting the Gramercy park neighborhood day they saw him again trailed him to his apartment and arrested him told police he had signed over his rights to worth of Colorado real estate for friends to make what restitution as was ble He had which he said was all that left of a once large fortune Since last June he had lived in New York Europe making two trips abroad under the name of Arnold Excitement in Colorado Colorado Springs rado Springs into a furor of excitement Monday by news that Walter Clyde Davis 50 missing president of the defunct City Savings Building Loan association of rado Springs was arrested and had committed suicide in New York Davis who disappeared from here last June following the collapse of the dollar loan tion which he headed has been the object of a worldwide manhunt headed by Chief of Police Hugh D Harper famous trailer of western bad men Davis left Colorado telling friends here and in Denver that he was Yacht Police were file a murder complaint Monday against liam James Guy old Britisher in connection with the playing of Capt Walter derwell on his yacht at Long Beach Cal Associated Press Photo DECLARES REPEAL TO Dry League Told Promises of Politicians Not Backed Up by Law Washington D of eighteenth amendment would mean inevitable legalized liquor traffic and return of the saloon the national tion of the League told Monday by Edward B ford its counsel The glib promises of the he that Kenyon act will protect dry tory from invasion by the liquor interests are worthless The contained no penalties which were enforceable in a federal court It simply drew the interstate commerce intoxicating liquor when shipped into a dry state The burden of policing such intensive shipments would fall entirely on dry states Troops Called Out to Protect British Property from Abadam Mob Continued on page tiro column four Nearly 50 Named in Gin Indictment One of State's Biggest Booze Rings Involved Reed Intimates the cry of war already raised here serious trouble occurred at the sian Oil company's properties in Persia according to an Exchange Telegraph dispatch Monday The message said a mob had threatened the company's offices at Abadam and that troops were called out to protect the property The disorders are the result of cancellation by the Persian of the company's sion which led to an acrimonious exchange of notes between the sian and British governments TYPOGRAPHICAL UNION FAVORS FIVE-DAY WEEK Uproar Marks French on War Debt Payments Due Dec 15 1 U S QUICKLY HEADS 1 OFF PROPOSED STRINGS Flurry of Diplomatic Activity Follows Receipt of Great Britain's Note j Indianapolis votes tabulated representing one-third of the membership of the five-day week proposal International Typographical union officials Monday announced the plan was favored by and opposed by SEVEN PRISONERS FLEE Parchman Miss most of them serving terms for major crimes escaped from camp No 5 of the state prison farm Number injured 165 rut of thr stockade killed the night it was revealed U YOUR car YOU careful J day Dubuque SO sons reputedly the nucleus of one of the state's largest liquor rings have indicted by the federal grand jury en charges of violating the national prohibition laws Harry A Reed United State dis- attorney would not reveal the names of those named in the true bills because several of the men have not yet been apprehended Only one of the men has been arrested Frank Jackson of waukee is charged with operating between Milwaukee and Cedar ids Terming the the largest uor ring in Iowa Col George C Parsons deputy prohibition for northern Iowa said the major points of the ring's Activities were in western Iowa particularly Sioux City Warrants Tnr he arrest of the men are to be forwarded within 40 hours Day in Congress Rv SENATE Continues debate on Philippine independence Judiciary committee considers prohibition repeal Rules committee investigates case of senate employes charged with threatening newspapermen Economy committee continues study of passible federal savings Joint committee continues study of economics in the veterans administration HOUSE Considers Ways and means Vicars opponents of Collier beer and wine Edouard riot warned the chamber of Monday that he refuses to countenance default of its debt by France I personally to dishonor France's he said He urged that France make payment next Thursday Herriot agitation among veterans and other ular pressure against any kind of payment warned the chamber of the dangers of default I will hot dishonor he repeated It- is not a question of finding a satisfactory solution for payment but only to choose the Igast inconvenient method At present there is no dent and no congress in the United States making a decision There is an anti-French campaign carried on in the United States by a cynical press and odious men We combat both Warns of Repercussions Amidst a terrific uproar Herriot told the I want to remind you that these loans not payment effected from treasury to treasury but were composed of small investments of each made by Think and about the repercussions your decision would have on these millions of people After Herriot's speech the ber adjourned debate until day As soon as the debate Herriot mounted the amid a hush In the chamber He began a three part speech the first part dealing with the historical facts of the debt the second with the recent negotiations concerning the Dec -15 payment and the third tions particularly the government's plan for paying with reservations based on the States to reopen debt discussions Pays Tribute to U S Hole He paid elaborate to the role of the United States in the world war stressing the bravery of American troops at St Mihiel and the Argonne where fell He also praised the rapid creation of an American army of from a nucleus of of came to ing tons and tons of food The warmly the tribute to the American troops Before the debate opened the Socialists voted to oppose tional payment There were only two Deputies frequently interrupted Herriot's address don't pay a cent He If Prance does not pay the Lausanne accords will be crushed and the nations will return to debt Britain Plans the ican government's warning against such a procedure it was predicted in quarters that Britain will war debt installment to the United States Thursday with a reservation that it be credited on the capital count the present debt settlement the includes both capital and interest These quarters ex- the United States would cept the payment with the tion the government has no power to accept the British reservation Thus the question would be carried over into a general review debts question to which the British and American government leaders have agreed The of this listing of the payment on the capital account was expected to call for a new ment Acceptance Expected The American note which reached here early Monday stating congres- approval was necessary before proposed British reservations could be accepted was regarded as merely stating the legalistic position it was said The view was taken that this was all that could be expected from the United States administration At the same time it was pointed out the British government has ed the terms under which the ment will be made which brought the quick warning from Washington and it was predicted the government now would proceed with the ment It was considered able that the United States would refuse payment It was learned that a cabinet sion would follow Premier Donald's arrival from Geneva which was expected to frame Britain's next move in the war debts di- No Strings Washington D nations cannot Attach strings to war debt payments due in three davs The United States to Britain 1 on 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