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Burlington Gazette (Newspaper) - December 12, 1932, Burlington, Iowa Weather Snow probable rising temperature. Iowa a newspaper. 96th Burlington Gazette River stage�?6 feet 7v4 inches fax 1 blk july 10, 1837. Paru Ahiers will consider debt problem a. S. Note spikes debtors plans to make dec. 15 payment with with the , Iowa monday do 12, 10 Page price�?3 cents Paris dec. Pre Laler Herrol blaming Allen rope debt Troob Lei on the Hoover mor Adorinni of 1981, told the chamber of de Patles today Fiat bit government proposed to pay with reservation a the $20,000,000 debt Insull ment due the United states aet thursday. By the associated press. Consideration of americans latest note explaining that the president and Cabinet have no authority to postpone the debt instalments due on thursday now occupies the attention of the British and French governments. The Issue has not yet reached the parliament of either country but it must come before the British House of commons and the French chamber of deputies tomorrow or the next Day perhaps this evening. England insistent. There was a report in London that England will pay the $95,650,000 due on the fifteenth with a reservation that it be credited As a capital payment despite the Clear assertion that the United states is not prepared to receive it As such. In Paris pro Miler Herriott said be would not make a final decision of policy until he knew what England was going to do. It was certain the French government would follow the course of the British. Washington warning we Ash Langton dec. 12.�? . A european nations cannot attach strings to War debt payments due in three Days. The United states government made that Clear to great Britain at the same time As it advised against setting up reservations which would Only increase the quot difficulties that be overcome in attempting any new study of the debt tangle. In a flurry of diplomatic activity that broke the usual sunday Calm of official Washington the Briti Sti government said it would pay in Gold hut this was not to he taken As a resumption of payments on the plan existing prior to the Hoover moratorium. Rather it proposed that this remit Tare he treated As a quot capital payment of which account should be taken in any final these proposals were promptly rejected by Secretary Stimson a few hours later after hurried consultations with Hoover and Secretary Mills. No Nathn Ritzi Suras on. In a note handed to sir Ronald , Stimson said that the Treasury had no authority to accept the payments except As provided under the funding agreement and that the 195,550,000 must he credited to principal and interest As the arrangements Call for. The american reply brought immediate expressions of approval from leaders in Congress which alone can change the agreements and which has shown no inclination to do so. A whatever the future has in store in the Way of a conference a said chairman Borah of the Senuto foreign relations committee Stimson quot change the terms of this payment quot Stimson restated that the american government and people attached quot great importance to the maintenance of the original agreements and that if the British and other nations w Ould meet their obligations More favourable atmosphere for re examination of the debt question As Many have requested would be created. Most of those in Congress who commented yesterday repeated their conviction that Europe should pay As provided or default. Generally the expectation was held that most of the foreign debtors would simply. Nearly $124,000 is due Loren Curtiss shot dead dead in mystery Iowa temperatures dive under Zero a see possible murder Aue Webster City has26be0w Mark Here-5 cold Snow and sleet leave Trail of dead in Many states. Loben e. Curtis. Herriot gives Hoover blame declares 1931 moratorium basis of All present trouble about debt. Pahs. Dec. 12.�? . A the debts moratorium which president Hoover declared in 19.1 was the cause of All the present troubles in which americans debtors Are now involved Premier Herriot declared today in outlining debts policy before the chamber of deputies. Quot this is my interpretation of the Hoover he said. Quot if the United states did not want to concern itself with the problem of reparations. . Hoover Shuhl not have become involved in it. He should have allowed Germany itself to ask for the moratorium provided in the Young these statements came in the course of an exposition of the history of the debts Issue. The Premier criticized of lick departments of the american foreign policy begin along with the refusal of Congress to approve the league of nations As sponsored by president Wilson. Quot the United states quot he said quot Nev continued on Page eight Des Moines Man air Phot killed the minimum temper Ataro in Burli Affton this morning was officially announced As 5 Helow Sero. Des Moines dec. 12.�? a. A a precipitous plunge in temperatures to sub Zero Marks today held Iowa in the grip of its worst cold wave of the season. Temperatures dropped to below minimum records of 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 Bureau officials said. Webster City reported 26 below and Atlantic 20 Belo. the weather Bureau stations Charles City had 16 below. Sioux City 14, Council Bluffs 10 and Keokuk Davenport and Dubuque 4 below. Bise is anticipated. Although radiation from Snow augmented the Low temperatures the Procip Lauon was not heavy ranging from a tenth of an Inch of Snow in Southwest Iowa to an Inch and a half in the Northeast. Temperatures were rising some what today and a continued upturn is anticipated tonight and tomorrow. Riding into the states on the skirts of a nationwide storm found Many motorists unprepared and Frozen radiators were common. Leroy c. Dunn was on Way Horae from Hunting trip in Texas. By the associated press. Winter struck at the nation prematurely again today with sub Zero temperatures. Snow rain and sleet Len Yang a Trail of dead. Slippery streets and roads accounted for most of the deaths in traffic accidents. I dead in Pennsylvania Pennsylvania alone reported 1.3 to sons killed when rain following the heaviest snowfall of the season travelling a hazardous task. Had snows and rain yes a a i n i a it Iny. While ram and fog held South. Sway Over the Des Moines dec. 12.�? a. Pm funeral services will be held next thursday afternoon for Leroy c. Dunn 56, prominent Des Moines undertaker. Who. With Pilot was killed when the Dunn air plane crashed near Brownsville Tex. . Dunn and Pilot. Lawrence b. Schmitt of Dewar la., were on their Way Home fron Texas after a Hunting and pleasure trip when their plane is believed to have caught fire. The plane with the charred bodies was found on the million acro King ranch saturday. Funeral services for or. Schmitt will boat Waterloo. Customs jul foreign lands steal 820,000 Tig a Bettes. Waterloo la., dec. 12.�? a. Pm the theft of a truck containing 320,000 cigarettes from Tho locked garage of the Witmer grocery co. Was discovered today. Residents of the far West. Rocky portions of the a in k f in temperatures the night. In an Francisco it was the coldest in no temperature Reading amended. With Snow As far South ass it an Diego. Thermometers that registered from 12 to 19 below Aniie Montana reported its sixth Success Leo sub Zero it May. At George own Lake near Anaconda it was 40 below. Snow blankets Midwest. The Midwest was blanketed with a flow and there was More on the Way. Lincoln neb., reported eight Helow Zero and Snow North Dakota readings were 10 to 12 below. Sleet in Indiana brought numerous traffic , with three killed near Mest Leld Michigan reported one death in a traffic Accident while four were killed by skidding automobiles in Ohio. Near Galli Pohs. O., Cecil Dunn of Point pleasant w. A. Was drowned in the Ohio River when he slipped on the icy deck of a Steamer and fell into Tjie Stream. Blaine to direct dry Law fight Washington. Dec. 12.�? a. Pm speeding action the Senate judiciary committee at its first meeting of the session today referred All prohibition repeal legislation to a sub comi Pittee headed by senator Blaine. Republican Wisconsin a foe of a tonal prohibition. Chairman Blaine told newspaper i men he held the opinion that quot you can to write a constitutional amendment prohibiting the Saloon without saying that liquor cannot be consumed on the premises which will mean a worse condition than we have now. Quot the question of liquor control must be left to the quot there is nothing to hear on inc subject any More a he said As to hearings. Several repeal resolutions Are before the committee the most prominent of which is by senator Glass Democrat Virginia and was referred to it by the Senate last week for study and a report. This measure would include Protection for dry states from adjoining wet territory and contain a prohibition against the Saloon. Blaine is author of another Resolution which has received some study from both friends and foes of submission. It would repeal the amendment but substitute a provision preventing the shipment of liquor into dry states though allowing shipments through such states into wet territory. The subcommittee also will study Bella to loosen regal mime on medic Inal liquor. Borah is spec cd to seek strict Protection for dry states. Though he would like also to provide against return of the Saloon the Idaho senator la convinced it cannot be done. Trotsky go lecturing two convicts flee new a escape proof addition to prison Ossining n. A. Dec. 12�? . Two escaped Early Tokay from the new Section of sing sing prison which had been considered quot escape tie men John Khan and William Sutton both of Manhattan Cut the massive steel bars of their cells crept on Felt soles to a mess Hall hound a trusty on duty there and scaled a 22-foot outer Wall with stolen ladders. Circumstances Are again suicide theory in sunday tragedy. Pou Ceman is shot to death hold 2 men at Des Moines one identified by dying officer. Loren e. Curtis 24. Son of or and mrs. John e. Curtiss of 1101 Starr Avenue was found shot t6 death in a Snow covered Cornfield Northwest of the Burlington Airport this morning and sheriff Delbert Murray together with Coroner b. A. Prugh and Deputy Coroner Norval Prugh is conducting an investigation to determine whether the Young Man ended own life was killed accidentally or was murdered. The in Jay was discovered about s of clock this morning by e. R. Perry 2031 s. 13th Street who had gone to the Field armed with a club and Olio intended to Hunt rabbits. After walking a Short distance from the i North line of the Airport property he saw the body hurried Back to i the Airport and notified the police department the information being relayed to the Coroner. Face up a savr. The body was 112 feet North of Des Moines dec. 12.�? a. A two suspects today were under arrest Here in connection with the Fa-1 the West part of the Airport and Cwm Tal wounding of policeman Harry in the Snow. Curtiss had Booton and the injury of officer j the Seldom photographed with wife As Here Leon Trotsky the Oge Cessna Here saturday night. A Frozen. He was lying to t t. A i�.��.,. _. Thea Vars Fyk it. U. A. A. Exiled former russian Leader is shown in Denmark where he recently Kinney the second of the lectured. Great pains were taken throughout trip to guard the i couple from possible assassination by Otther possible assassination by either or stalinist policemen was arrested russians. Both hate bitterly the former because he defended the morning in a local Resl revolution from White russian attacks the latter because he disagrees i police said a .38 Caliper be Ivich Tunlin. 1 in lot. With Stalin on the present course of communism in Russia. Quiz airman Friend of Guy flashes of life by the associated press Ward the North with hand to Tho South and a 12-gauge shot inn was an feb Chest. It was the to Aitio of the gun which first caused Sharoff Delbert Murray to think that the Young Man might have been nil the inn placed in hands Edward i. Farrant 20, of Spring-1 after death. Volver was found in an overcoat in the room Field hi., who was arrested Early sunday morning in connection with the shooting was being questioned further. Fore to died Hooton identified Farrant As the youth who Slot . Hed in $1,000.000 theft kills self fugitive Colorado savings and loan official was caught in new York. Edward de Larni Indian flyer becomes involved in wander Well inquiry. Long Hoach calif., Dor. 12.�? a. Pm Edward do farm. Yacun Indian a late or who two years ago a ocum the hero of a Soith american Republic for s daring exploits today Wheeling w. % error and. $6u made Edward Mckoe. Wheeling quot Hen he and Cessna sought to ques attorney the most popular Deer two men in a car near Hunter in Pennsylvania. So say quot town District Isicc sold. Friends anyway. I he a looting occurred when last year Mckee ranging the Baotou and c Ossa. Noticing an onto Pennsylvania Woods in search of it quot a ving slowly Back and Forth in Deer plugged a calf instead. Gen i quot quot n Des Moines surrounded Eros sly. He paid the Fanner $60 for car with guns drawn. They Wei a i dead Bossle met by gunfire from the Youthful year he went Buck to Penn a a ecu Panta who were suspected of a Ylva la on another Hunting trip and was Given the Freedom of the Farmland. A every Farmer who owned any kind of a calf wanted me to Hunt on farm a he said. Mustachioed to Kiihr there s not a Bare upper found himself playing a leading role lip among the officers of the two new York dec 12 of what i investigation of the Nister household cavalry the Ter Clyde Davis fugitive Colorado it 1�?T�"" quot a a Quoter wan savings and loan officials w to was captured yesterday in connection with a million Dollar embezzlement committed suicide Early today by hanging himself in cell. Davis wanted in Colorado Springs for the embezzlement was arrested last night in front of a fashionable Gramercy Park apartment House where he had lived two months under own name. He was booked at police Headquarters and was assigned to cell no. 8 on the East Side of the basement. Attendants said that on being locked in Davis removed coat and a pent some time pacing Back and Forth in the cell. Patrolman Charles Pyle who took Over the guard detail in the cell Block at Midnight said that Early today he went to the cell of another prisoner to investigate a auspicious noise. He observed that Davis apparently was standing at the door of cell but closer san tiny showed that the Man was hanging by Necktie from the upper part of the door. Z Verwell. Globe trotting adventurer. Do Lann. Friend of William curly Guy who is held As a sus let act in the slaying was booked at the City jail tfx Lay As a quot material after hours of questioning. Through i e , Guy had hoped guards. The King who is colonel in chief of the household cavalry expressed desire that the officers a a a hould Wear moustaches. All who did not began to raise them. Hui pity is King. To min Huck a lit a. A. Lincoln if humpty not hive Bien r i i ? i did take a great fall and Siab v a a t to. Quot he old. He after will was shot to death in the Farmers Worb Vlf a quot Liis Aronn the a a rant Farmer figured out Jtj a i quot Bushel of eggs is Worth Al most As much As two Wagon loads onion a Vii a i re he spent Tho of shelled Corn. F figure it out for _ tire night of dec. A at the Home of to dozen eggs at 2.3 would eggs bring $10. Two of Corn. 5o bushels each at 11 cents Are Worth $11. What a vat Clido Bunker Hill. I watchdog should three robbers i Eru used the Chain from the dogs Cut dear and in cd it to bind or. . Then they a Tole $95 and two a Teth Osco gets and escaped. In Holland at Midnight Christmas Eva men in colourful costumes March Over the streets chanting Tsi Orla in excels is and carry inf. High on a Long pole a Large sur lighted by eve enl candles Engineer who took place of famous Casey Jones retired shopping in until cml Istas Memphis. Dec. 12.�? . A Tho Engineer who took Casey Jones train to the end of its run and then got Job after Casey made that quot Farewell trip to the promised land has quit railroading he is h. A. Dad Norton and was a quot hog head a Roundhouse vernacular for Engineer for 49 years before the Illinois Central retired . He is 72 now and took a fast train on the Memphis Canton. Miss., i Jno for 32 years. Everybody on the line knows . He a the Engineer whose train was stolen by bandits in 1914. A Wildcat Jumi ted into cab once from a Low tree and a negro fireman shot Tho beast. Dad was a Young Man when Casey Jones became the crack a a Hogshead quot of the i. C. Jones real name was John Luther Jones. They called j Casey after Cayce by where to once worked. 1 the caller called Casey before Dawn the morning of March 31, 1900 engine was brought from the Roundhouse and Casey took orders tucked them in the jumper and climbed aboard. His train was no. 1 of the Chicago new Orleans line and Job was to get it to Canton on time. Casey checked steam glanced at watch and easel Back the throttle. Two Short blasts from whistle a clanging of Tig Bell and he was away on last run. A trip that made immortal because folks still sing elegy. There were Only Green lights ahead because no. 1 had the mail. The engine patted through the Yards to the Mississippi line before Casey tugged the throttle Back to stomach and let the big Wheeler run on its Cannon Ball schedule. The limited was across the line before he pulled Down whistle Cord for the first a Casey Calls of the trip. It was As famous As the Steamboat whistle of the Robert e. Lee and made Casey Jones the hero of Overy boy in the Valley. Number 1 snorted past sleeping de . Police said de Larmus glory was contradictory. Ralph Dunlap Mechanic for i e Larni and another of Guys Alibi who has told conflicting stories of the suspects whereabouts the night of the slaying also was taken into custody As a material witness. At a police quot show up sunday. L e Tarm was confronted by several Alto Noesis authorities sought to determine if be was the Man Sien by in Vicinity of the a yacht prior to or after the killing of capt Ali wander Well do i Arm Aier was for several a mrs by police and then booked. De Larni. Said to he the Only member of race to hold a transport a Ilott a License was arrested in 1930 by chilean authorities after to had Fown general Enrico Bravo and _ colonel Marmaduke Grove from the Madison is dec l a up prison ment do escaped and have Tho Stock of the gun was the base of a Corn stalk Curtiss right hand was grip red under the trigger guard at the breach of the gun and left band was around the barrel almost at the de of it. According to the sheriff this is an the almost Ninipo Helble position for to Piave held the Gur. The charge entered the right Side of the head. Just in front of the ear and went Clear through the head. Several new spa put is were found nearby All of them old issues of both the Gazette and the Hawk Eye. And a Plain Brown Maiier also was brought in by the sheriff although it is not known whether they have any bearing on the Case. One opinion a that the gun May have been wrapped in the papers and unwrapped by Curtiss i or another owner at the Acene of i the tragedy. Had no skews la pockets. There was an empty Shell in the gun but Curtiss had no other shells in pockets. It is the Contention of the authorities that if he was on a Hunting expedition he would have had More shells. John Crusa the j youths father stated that Momans i that to knowledge Loren did not i own a gun. It was a Western Field gun. No. 15147xg. And was sold by a local store on the the of this a 1 t to re month but there is no record As to rail labor Union reprise in the purchaser. The Shell used in it natives to answer exec so a by met Tives today. Fo"n7sby�?oi used by the firm which sold the gun. I i urts of a Catalak Tom i Ito Ilia i Chuago dec. 12.�? a k a exec pieces also were found near Tho lives of the nation s railroads pro. Body. If the gun was purchased posed to the brotherhoods of eni Curtiss these facts might show ploys today that the 10 per cent re or �,�?o�607 Duchon in pay be extended a Ndreu a Ping a Ftp a lately past next Jan. 31 when the a it being the same pair which earned the sobriquet a Kidnap Rand its because of nine recent holdups and kidnappings the past week. Police also arrested a red haired woman mrs. Hay Kinney also of Springfield As she drove up to the House in which Farrant was apprehended. She is being held for questioning concerning the shooting and he recent holdups. C0n11n�oed wage reduction urged bares big error by astronomers or. A. E. Fuchs agreement of the past year is Duel hang hts Bead to expire the suggestion came from w. F. Thiehoff spokesman for the Mau agent ends at the Start of their joint conference with Heads of 21 crafts. It a recess less than one hour after it had convened. The Field. The clerk who Aoud the gun last week could not identify Curtiss As the purchaser. Way to Airport. According to Loren a parents she j youth was much interested in a he air shop port and in Avia Uon he read extensively on this subject and when s r. a once be a h to the time ss7h Gan debate on the proposal. They Jug were to deliver their answers to the i roads at 2 30 p m. Believed to have been the Case sunday afternoon. Loren was missed i a. Home sometime after 4 of clock the proposal of the carriers would shortly after a i distances in universe have a a a a quot to the mane landed at the Airport he a agreement within of Days by filing really went to the Birru two been wrongly calculated. Notice that u wished to proceed in acid m which in a we a a a a is claim. Years been wrong All stars May these foot across the odes. Hamlets without pausing but Casey a . Ill. Whistle awakened the farm folks for their daily chores. knew the Casey Calls three Short and then a Long Low w hone. Quot that sold cases a a High tailings Soufle time to got up a the Farmers would say and Peep through the window in time to see the train Bustle around a Bend in the murky Dawn of the River country. Casey was pulling into Vaughn when train an open Salt he and slowed into a freight car. He shoved in throttle. Jerked on brakes and stuck with engine. They found scalded by steam and with a Bolt from the wreckage continued on Page eight sity of Wisconsin astronomer i for instance be claims some of the stars the Milky Way Are on woman Dies at 102 one half As far apart As the Worley a a has been led to believe. Princeton 111., dec. 12. A. Pm or. says he has . P. R Porter 102 Yean old riled something away off in save at her Home Here saturday she have a not was Horn a t i a a taken Luto consideration n Nie Asur was born at Louisville ky., june 12, ing distances. It is Gas and dust. 1830, and came Here by Wagon w Hen Der the railway labor act with appointment of mediators. Sen. King protests merger proposal Utah Solon favors some of Hoover suggestions for consolidations. Continued on Page eight the weather five years old. She is survived by a sister and four children one of whom is James a Porter of Stewart. La. Flash la junkies fatal. Sioux City la., dec. 12.�? . A a a. Washington. Dec. 12.�? . A a Laing a photo electric cell attach disapproving the whole of to reflectors he declares he saw government regrouping program sub an extended Cloud of Small particles that obstruct and scatters Light of the stars. Previous calculations of distances based on intensity of Light have not James Talley. To. Amateur Pilot who taken account of this absorption of a crash ten Days ago. Light and consequently the Dos d de sunday. He crashed with Tances arrived at in Manv instances plane on farm near too great he said. Jowa Snow probable tags Day rising temperatures Illinois unsettled Snow probable in the West and South portions late tonight and tuesday and in the Northeast portion tuesday rising tempera Ture tuesday and in the wet porn ton tonight. Missouri Snow tonight and x Ufir Day not so cold tonight sex opel in the extreme Southeast Riding two Pesaturo tuesday. River Stag a. To bins a. Uez us a a so a ii Sis proposed disapproval of Tho lot la. 0 l i continued on Page eight fit. Loula-0.0 foul my food by president Hoover we As offered today in the Senate by senator King Democrat. Utah. King explained he favored Many of the moves but strongly to others

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