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Charleston Daily Mail (Newspaper) - January 15, 1935, Charleston, West Virginia THE CHARLESTON DAILY MAIL, TUESDAY EVENING. JANUARY 15.1935 PAGE THREE Third Expert Says Hauptmann Penned the Kidnaping Letters fitnesses Prom Abroad Land With Detective; New Angle in Jersey Trial Hinted (Continued from Pago One) today to break the testimony af handwriting experts. Slate attorneys declined to disclose identity of the witness, other than to say that he came from Cincinnati and would provide connecting information in the development of the case against Bruno Richard Hauptmann, “essential but not particularly startling." C. Lloyd Fisher of the defense staff has declared himself “convinced that Fisch was implicated'' in the kidnaping. The defense gave no indication that its term “educated man" had any reference to Dr. John F. (Jafsie) Condon, the retired Bronx educator who identified Hauptmann as the receiver of the $50,000 Lindbergh ransom. It hinted, though, that it would try to show' that police forced Hauptmann to include in his specimen writings the peculiar characters and misspellings found in the ransom notes. Testimony Bores Court Point by point Mr. Tyrrell covered the points brought out by the two previous state experts, tracing the similarities and peculiarities which he found in both the Hauptmann and ransom writings. ing to Colonel Lindbergh that evening when Miss Alexander noticed Hauptmann. Indirectly, Miss Alexander’s evidence was considered by the state another attack at what it styles the “Fisch myth.” Miss Alexander’s appearance provided a brief surprise interlude in the .state's pointed, deliberate presentation of handwriting testimony. The state experts have been positive in their evidence that the Bronz ex-convict wrote the ransom notes. Even against a merciless cross-examination. they have taken elaborate care to point out they are convinced Hauptmann wrote the ransom notes, not because of any isolated one, two or a dozen similarities but because so many unique handwriting characteristics appeared in the ransom notes and Hauptmann's writing. Negro Suspect Is Shifted for Safety Handwriting Experts to Testify for Hauptmann REQUEST G. 0. P. TO SAVE STATE President of League Tells Legislators of Duty to the Citizens Flies to Hospital CITY DAY BY DAY Claude Whitlow', Negro, who was _    . bound to the Fayette county grand Tho audience found it all very dull j jury Monday on a charge of stabbing and unsatisfying, this technical drone Van Hill to death in a fight at Powell- ' about “i” dots, “t" crossings, down I ton. was removed from the Favette-strokes, slant, the transposition of Ville jail to the Kanawha countv jail I letters, the slighting of “h's.“    on Monday night. Attache-; at the I The spectators kept quiet, however. Kanawha jail said he was brought here i The jury, meanwhile, managed to pre- ; for “safe-keeping" because of threat-serve a semblance of mild interest. j ened mob action. Hill was a while Hauptmann had crossed his legs and miner. ■tared blankly ahead. Mrs. Hauptmann had difficulty in j    qggg? keeping her eyes open. Once or twice ! her head nodded. Colonel Lindbergh w as, as he is a1- j ways, intensely interested in the proceedings. The expert said his conclusions j were reached after considering three i types of Hauptmann's writing:    the    ■ ransom notes, the normal writing, and the dictated waitings. “I used all these to form my conduits,” he said. Mr. Pope hinted at the defense plans that Hauptmann would say police had fo.Ved him to include in the I request waiting the peculiar charac- I ters and misspelling found in the ran- | some notes. Tyrrell Resumes Stand Pope was still involved in a methodical examination of the wetness on j each form of the various Liters which j appeared on the charts, when the noon recess was taken at 32:32 p. rn. , Mr. Tyrrell resumed the stand after lunch. Court opened promptly at 10 a. in. ] today —Ed Pettigrew, of Eunice, who suf-i fered cuts and bruises in an automo-j bile accident near Whitesville on Sunday, has returned home from the Ka-: nawha Valley hospital. Mike Matsos, | of Montcoal. w hose leg was fractured, J and Howard Stamper, who suffered a i severe cut on the leg in the same accident, are improving at the Kanawha , Villey hospital. i —C. V. Harris, of Clendenin, who [ was cut in the throat Saturday night, j was slightly improved at the Mountain State hospital Tuesday. —R. W. Chidester is a patient at the Kanawha Valley hospital. —Small damage was caused by fire i late Monday afternoon at the Superior laundry. The blaze was started by a flat iron. —A run by the fire department was made Tuesday morning when a truck caught fire in Piedmont road. Firemen reported that a backfire set gas-Assistant Attorney General Joseph j cline around the carburetor on fire. A. Lanigan, who conducted the hand- Damage was small. writing examinations, called Tyrrell, j —Dr. Fred T. Foard, of the state : as the first witness.    j health department, and E. S. Tisdale, ■ An elderly man with snow7 white ] state sanitary engineer, were speak-hair and silver rimmed glasses, Tyrrell I ers at a meeting of the Glenville resembled a quiet, retired business Woman's club Monday night. They man. He said he devoted his entire ; discussed From here and abroad the defense has summoned handwriting experts to testify for Bruno Hauptmann. Seated are the analysts, left to right, Arthur P. Myers, Baltimore; Mrs. Charles Foster, New York; Mrs. Julia Farr, Brooklyn; Frau Braunlich Zaenglein. Germany; Rudolph Thielen, Berlin; J. M. Treudley, St. Louis, and G. F. Goodspeed, New York. Standing, left to right, are James Rao, investigator; Albert Hurren; C. Lloyd Fisher, attorney; Ch ief Defense Counsel Edward J. Reilly; Egbert Rose-cranz and Fred Pope, attorneys, and M. Edelbaum. It is the duty of the Republican members of the legislature to preserve the natural resources of the state “for the good of all the people,” Thomas J. Barrett, president of the recently-organized West Virginia Republican league, told legislator-members of his party at a dinner Monday night. Mr. Barrett said, "We must develop policies and a program for the party that will be for the benefit of all the people and not for a chosen few.” He added: “Protection of the forests, water power and other natural resources of the state properly come within the purview of lawful determination by the legislature. It is intended that this organization shall make a compre-sive study of all the natural resources and possibly, if it may find it desirable, to make suggestions and recommendations to the legislature which will have the purpose of protecting these natural resources in the best manner possible for the present and future generations.” Harry W. Bayer, Republican delegate from Putnam county, was toastmaster. He said that “the purpose of the league is not to foster the political ambitions of any one person, but to disseminate information so that a complete Republican ticket can be elected in this state." George W. Sharp, former secretary of state, told the meeting that “by presenting a harmonious and united front. PUTNAM SEEKS LONE CHAPTER Unit of Red Cross Gets Permission to Petition for Its Charter PLUTARCH ELIAS CALLES When General Calles, former president of Mexico, was taken ill at Mazatlan, Mex., he took a plane to a hospital in Los Angeles. this minority can serve as a check on the legislature and actively support legislation for the benefit of all the people and defeat legisation for the benefit of a chosen few'.” BOAT MOVEMENTS The Hallie, down, lock 6, 9 a. rn. The i P. D. Riggs, up, lock 6, 9:30 a. rn. A request by Putnam county to the Charleston chapter of the Red Cross, to form a separate chapter, was granted Monday night at a meeting of the chapter’s executive committee in the library building. Mrs. Nelle Huneke, executive secretary of the chapter, said Tuesday that Putnam county is now one of the three counties under the jurisdiction of the Charleston chapter. The action of the chapter in granting the request means that Putnam county may petition national headquarters for a charter. The committee reported that during December 395 ex-service cases w’ere given assistance in various ways. I Service and relief w’ere given to 77 civilian cases. The chapter distributed 259 articles of clothing and 123 comforts and blankets to 50 adults and 75 children. At Christmas eight families, including 63 children, living in remote sections of the county, received candy and toys which were the donations of interested persons. Forty-eight blankets were given to Hillcrest and 24 to the St. Albans branch of the Charleston chapter. Eight layettes were distributed in the city at the request of the Charleston Public Health Nursing association, and nine were distributed throughout the county. working time to examining “questioned documents.” He mentioned several cases, including the Loeb-Leopold case in Chicago, in which he had testified. Tyrrell testified he had examined the ransom notes. Q. I show you the request and conceded waitings (of Hauptmann) and Vask you if you have made an examination of them? A. Yes. Q Have you examined the ransom notes, the request writings, and the conceded writings? A. Yes. Q. What was your purpose improvements brought about by the state's health and sanitation program. j Thieves Rob Store And I Break Into Automobiles j The Kroger Grocery and Baking ] company reported to the city police j Tuesday that thieves broke into its I ■ store, at State and Truslow streets, on ! Monday night and stole $1.10 in stale tax money and some cigarettes. Other theft reports were made to ] I the police bv: Robert Davidson, of 508 East Wash- •Jakkm M Fawt ktt OorauwuMt ax Law AAS fruw :Stwn ttanHUn.V V Tomjuu a usa » '/f ■ Vt* v y 'hr ■ *4    sit*# Apl This is the “woman in green,” a surprise witness for the defense in the Hauptmann case. She is Mrs. Hermina Koeran. A. To determine    whether or    not    ington street, theft of a bicycle: Aetna there w'as an identity    existing between    j    Insurance company, a company auto- them.    ]    mobile, a 1931 black Chevrolet, li- Written by Same Person    ;    cense No. 15-146, taken at Montgomery; Q. What is your    opinion on    the    !    W. C. McLaughlin, of Washington This page from Bruno Hauptmann's autobiography, prepared for the information of his defense counsel, is expected to be part of the evidence introduced in his trial. street, car broken into and a brief case containing papers, gloves and a 100-foot steel tape taken; T. Walker, car broken into in Kanawha street and a traveling bag. a leather jacket and overcoat and gloves taken; and E. J. Kendall, of Maryland, car broken into ransom writing and the Hauptmann writings?    ,,    , A. That the writing is identical. They were all written by the same person. Tvrrell did not name Hauptmann directly as the ransom waiter as previous experts have done.    .    . Q    Mr    Tyrrell proceed wuth j and an overcoat, a pair of pants and your explanation.    a hand bag stolen. A. Parts of some of the notes are j    ----- disguised, as is evidenced by the :    . change m writing    Lofall and W eirton The first two of the state's authori-ties, Albert S Osborn and Eldridge?    Firms    Get    GliarterS W. Stein, testified they were con- I vinced Hauptmann was the writer and that Fisch’s handwriting bore no resemblance to that of the ransom ex- j tortionist. The defense hinted Fisch might have copied Hauptmann’s handwriting. To counteract this contention, the state said it wmuld prove that Fisch did not meet his subsequent business partner, Hauptmann, until months after the Lindbergh kidnaping. To Bring Out Technical Details Stein faced further cross-examination, and state’s attorneys predicted the court sessions today and tomorrow would be “very dull,’ wdth a profusion of technical details. The prosecution said it would en-    ________ ____ deavor to establish that all 14 ransom notes were written on the same five-; United Brethren Pastor and-ten-cent store stationery.    i found Two charters were awarded Tuesday by the secretary of state, to: Logan Storage company; capital : stock. $5,000: incorporators. George C. St€*ele. Emmett Steele and J. R. Browning. all of Logan. Ahepa Temple, Inc., of Weirton: non profit; incorporators, Nick G. Anas, I Nick Caritis, George Mandakas, Peter G. Samaras and Steve Roulis, all of Weirton. The Haverfield company, of Ohio, a ! millinery supply concern, and the Service Shoe Rebuiitiers, Inc., of Illinois, were authorized to do business { in West Virginia. Notice that it had reduced its cap- j ital stock from $50,000 to $25,000, wras I filed by the Putnam County bank. ings is under the direction of Hermon Perry and Mrs. Virginia Cooley Shelton. The meetings will be continued each evening throughout, the week Preaching services are at 7:30 o’clock. ■ Krog€*r Area Employees Are Feted at Banquet About 50 store managers and supervisors of the Kroger Grocery and Baking company in the Charleston area were guests of the company on Monday night at a buffet supper and a dance given at the Daniel Boone hotel. The guests, who were from Ohio. Kentucky and West Virginia, were winners in a recent sales contest of the company. pany were heard Tuesday in circuit court and were taken under consideration. The case involves a foreclosure proceeding on several parcels of real estate in High Lawn addition. BACK TO NORMALCY SPRINGFIELD. Mo,—There is one thing, at least, for which this city may claim distinction. Id has no child prodigies. School officials noticed this lack recently and began an investigation to sec if some brilliant youngster could not be found. The search, even with the help of the public library, was unsuccessful. Nothing but acute normalness was discovered. Gray Hair Best Remedy is Made At Home You ran now maka at homo a better Kray hair remedy then you ran buy by following- this simple recipe: To half'pint of water add one ounce bay rum, a small box of Barbo Compound and one-fourth ounce of glycerine. Any druggist can put this up or you can mix it yourself at very little cost. Apply to tho hair twice a week until tho desired shade is obtained. Barbo imparts color to streaked, faded or gray hair, making it soft aud glossy. It will not color the Pcalp, is not atickj or greasy and does not ryb off. Land Case Studied Arguments on the plaintiff'? demurrer in the case of J. P. Young against the Lynch-Myers Land com* Stationery of that sort was in Hauptmann’s Bronx home, state attorneys said. 1 “There is great significance,’ a ■tate authority said, “in the question of two notes being^ written on the same sheet of paper.” The prosecution took occasion to point out the nicety with which it said its murder case against Hauptmann hangs together in discussing ] tie testimony of its chic surprise witness, Miss Hildegarde Olga Alexander, blonde dress model. Model Remains Vnshaken % e Miss Alexander testified yesterday j she watched Hauptmann shadow Dr. j John F. Condon, when the venerable ] Jafsie was standing at a telegraph ] window in the Fordham New York ! Central station before the ransom ; was paid. A few days later, she said, she saw ; 4 the imperturbable Bronx carpenter ! lurking in the vicinity of the Condon home. Reilly's cross-examination failed to i shake her story in any important , particular, state attorneys declared. | They disclosed, at the same time, I they are ready to corroborate her I testimony in an attempt to defeat any j defense to show the incident was fie- j -titious.    J Prosecutors said they probably will j produce the telegram Jafsie was send- Cardui for Better Appetite “I was so nervous and depressed. J I felt like I wanted to tear my hair,” writes Mrs. R W. Kilpatrick, of Houston, Texas. “I would get ashamed of being so easily upset. I took Car-dui at this time and after the third bottle my strength began to mend. -The pain was less. I quit having the 'depressed feeling.” A better appetite often is one of the first results of taking Cardui, an<"I as nourishment is improved, many disagreeable symptoms of a run-down condition go away. But of course if Cardui does not benefit YOU, consult a Physician.    —-Adv. Cites Revival Progress The revival meeting in progress at the Weekley Memorial United Brethren church is gaining in popularity with each evening service. Rev. J. M. Knight, pAstor, reported. Tuesday. Prayer meetings are held each evening from seven to 7:25 o'clock by the young people and the adults, the two groups meeting separately. Rev. E. H. Given, of Coffeyville, Kau., is conducting the series of meetings. The special music for the meet- DOUBLE FEATURE SHOW First Run in Charleston. W. Va. With Mary Brian and John Harrow Fate springs the wheel in this master mystery thriller by Oppenheim. —ALSO— A High-Flyer Romance of High-Power Thrills Added—Mickey Mouse—News KEARSE A PICTURE YOU’LL NEVER FORGET DOORS OPEN DAIEY AT SOOS LORETTA YOUNG JOHN BOLES THUR: "Bachelor of Arts’ Repression Hours Daily Till 2 P. 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