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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 9, 1936, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKESALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLII FIVE CENTS A COfY SOCIATED CRESS CEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MAY THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SEC SECTION ONE NO 184 MAN AN GETS 60 YEARS ON 2 CHARGES ADMITS GUILT IN Report 2 New Confessions in Shines Murder WEYERHAEUSER ABDUCTION CASE Kidnaper Goes to McNeil Island Penitentiary to Begin Term TACOMA Mahan pleaded guilty Saturday to two charges kidnaping and con spiracy to kidnap in connection with the abduction of 9 year old George Weyerhaeuser and was sentenced to 60 yeafs on each count the sentences to run concurrently Mahans first reply was In a low tone of voice and Federal Judge E E Cushman lifted his head and looked quizzically at him Mahan then repeated in a louder tone of voice On Counts Judge Cushmai then sentenced Mahan to 60 years on each count The sentence was to McNeil island penitentiary in Puget Sound near here Another indictment charging mail fraud was not read Mahan declined to make any statement He had also refused the offer by the court to appoint an at torney to represent him Only Hour McNeil island is only about an hour away by bus and boat and Mahan wag taken there Saturday afternoon Warden P Swope of the penitentiary came here Friday night to confer with department of justice agents The United States attorney gen eral at Washington will determine iater whether Mahan will remain there or be transferred to Alcatraz or Leavenworth penitentiary Burlington Woman Dies in Automobile BURLINGTON Emma Barr 75 prominent local matron and widow of J F Barr founder of the Iowa Soap company died sud denly Saturday morning in her au tomobile as tie car stopped in front of the Hotel Burlington ON THE INSIDE ALVIN KAKPIS Behind Bars in St Paul Capture of Kidnapers Features Weeks News ON PAGE 2 Luther League Opens Lake Mills Sessions ON PAGE 8 County Superintendent to Be Elected Tuesday ON PAGE 12 Dizzy Dean Announces He Plans to Reform ON PAGE 9 Uses Slab of Concrete to Kill Woman CHICAGO Lillian Guild 55 year old widow and gift shop manager was found blud eoned to death Saturday in her small room in the Y W C A hotel on Michigan avenue Dr W T Harsh said Mrs Guild apparently had been crimin ally assaulted by her slayer Chief of Detectives John L Sulli van announced he had found a quan tity of obscene pictures and litera ture and other erotica in the room of a boiler attendant in the build ing and ordered a search for the man Body Almost Nude The body lay almost nude under a rose colored kimono on the floor nearby Part of the kimono and a pillow had been placed over the head The room gave evidence of a terrific struggle but hotel employes said they had heard no sounds dur ing the night Near the body lay a heavy blood covered of concrete with which police said tho woman had been beaten to death Details of the assault and mur der the police said bore a similar ity to the recent sensational slay ing of Mrs Nancy Titterton in New York Nightgown in Shreds Mrs Guild was a native of Attle boro Mass Her silk nightgown hung in shreds from her shoulders The bed cloth ing and rug were spattered with blood as was the weapon The blud geon was oblong in shape nearly 7 inches long and 5 inches through at its thickest point At one end it held been shaped to provide a hand hold for its wielder Police said it weighed 6 pounds Quiz 2 Employes The authorities questioned two male employes of the hotel Sylves ter Ciskoski and Fritz Franzen m an effort to trace the victims move ments last night Neither recalled any unusual sounds during the night they said Occupants of near by rooms heard no disturbance Only an agile man the police de cided could have escaped from Mrs Guilds room by way of the fire es escape by this route ap peared difficult the police believed entrance would have been easier North of the building is an automo bile parking lot The land had been raised there cape While TWO KILLED BY ARKANSAS GALE Three Seriously Injured by Tornado and 15 Farm Homes Razed HORATIO tornado struck the Dilworth and Lone Oak communities five miles east of Horatio Saturday killing two per sons seriously injuring another and destroying1 ID farm homes Reports also reached here that Ihc tornadk winds had swept through nearby Omaha Texas at approximately the same time seri ously injuring two persons there and causing property damage esti mated at Those killed near Horatio were Mrs Sid Orr 44 and her mother inlaw Mrs Tom Orr 81 who were crushed to death in the debris of their home A Mr Orr ill in the house was gravely injured j Lesser injuries were received by several other persons in the two communities The twister followed a path of five miles long and about a quarter of a mile wide destroying houses and leveling timber fences and farm buildings The Oakhill church in the center of the area was de molished AND YOUTH SAY 6 WERE IN PLOT Bridegroom 60 Given Severe Beating Before He Was Shot ELKADER L J Palas announced here Saturday that two new confessions have been ob tained in the murder of Dan Shine 60 year old Littleport farmer and bridegroom of less than a week The new confessions according to the sheriff were made by Mrs Pearl Shine 28 bride and widow of the murdered man and Maynard Lenox 18 year eld East Dubuque youth According to the sheriff the two purported confessions both of which are said to have been signed earlier in the morning charged that six persons took part in the crime Be sides the young redhaired widow and Lenox the four other alleged participants all of whom are in cus tody are Jim Hines 30 an uncle of Shine Howard Hines 23 a cousin of Mrs Shine Mrs Minnie Hines 49 aunt of the widow and the wife of Jim Hines Albert Deke Cornwell 37 of Manchester Mrs Shine Lenox and Jim and Howard Hines arc in custody in the Elkader jail Mrs Hines at the West Union jail and Cornwell at the Manchester jail Plotted Last Monday The sheriff said that the plot to kill Mrs shines husbandwas agreed upon by the sextet last Mon day and that the slaying took place Tuesday afternoon at 2 oclock on the second floor of the Shine farm home near Littleport After the bridegroom had been given a se vere beating by the group Sheriff Palas said young Lenox fired the shot from the 12 gauge shotgun which blasted the aged mans head into a pulp Then the conspirators it is said joined forces in arranging the plants which were intended to give the impression that Shine had committed snicide The two purported confessions Hoover Says Tax Bill Device for Robbing Youth of the Nation OGDEN Utah ident Hoover in Former Pres a betweentrains said that Jim Hines was the ac cepted ringleader of the gang Sher iff Palas declared Earlier Sheriff Palas had said I can say that Mrs Shine flatly de nies that she fired the shot which killed her husband x x x I can also say that Lenox has denied that he was the trigger man Both however are accusing each other of firing the Did Not Like Him Lenoxs statement said Mrs Shine told him she did not like him Shine and she talked to me about if she could get rid of him she would marry me Toward eveningTuesday she said that she wanted to get rid of him so she got the gun I dont know how or where she got the gun Istayed out in the front room and soon the gun went bang and I looked in and there he was and I helped her with him and tied the string up in the closet and we went back to Jim Hines and Jim said I better go home before there was The youths statement said he be lieved neither Jim nor Minnie Hines knew anything of the slaying At another point the statement read Had It All Planned Pearl and I carried him Shine from where he was shot I helped her carry him into the closet I dont remember whether I carried him upstairs or not She had it all planned and she told me to help The sheriff earlier quoted Mrs Shine as saying the youth killed her husband declaring Lenox told her I love you Pearl and I will get him out of the way ao I can come and live with A coroners jury Friday night re turned a verdict finding that Dan Shine came to his death by gunshot wounds at the hands of a person or persons The Shines had been married only a week living together only a day or two after the ceremony A deed transferring Shines SO acre farm to his bride had been filed Tuesday Giant Hindenburg Says Hello to America After Record Flight interview early Saturday described the corporation tax bill now before congress as the most potent device for robbing the youth of the nation I ever heard The tax on the undistributed cor poration profits he declared if made law in its present form would heavily penalize growth of new in dustry under guise of another effort to get the tax Duce by Prince Friedrich ROME Crown Prince Friedrich Wilhelm of Ger many Saturday telegraphed Premier Mussolini congratulating the Italian dictator on the victory of his troops j in East Africa At the lower right is anjap ot the flight of the new giant zeppeliii Hiudenburff on her first trip to North America The ship flew over New York N is shown at the upper Tight At the left top is Dr Hugo Kclrtncr commander and under him Capt Ernst Lehmann executive officer In the center below is an air view of Lakehurst with the navy dirigible Akron just out of the hangar taken when that airship made her first trip east Central Press Have You Read Your Newspaper PJVA Plans Payroll Cut No Funds in Sight 1 What two kidnap suspects were captured the past week one in Toledo and one in San Fran cisco 2 To what countiy did Haile Selassie go to begin his exile 3 What is the name of the German zeppelin that crossedthe Atlantic for a visit to the U S 4 Whom did the prohibition party choose as its presidential nominee 5 The general conference of which branch of the church voted for a union of Methodists 6 What Iowa farm leader died 7 What judicial body wiped out Indictments against 31 persons in the Sioux City investiga tion 8 Union employes of filling stations went on strike in what two cities 9 What town ranked highest in the Iowa high schoolmusic fes tival 10 What big league baseball team lost 11 games in a row ANSWERS ON PAGE 2 FORECAST IOWA Local thundershow ers probably Saturday night and Sunday Not so warm in vicinity of Dubuque and Davenport Sun day MINNESOTA Showers prob able Saturday night and Sunday no material change in tempera ture IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 84 Minimjira in Night 54 At 8 A Saturday 66 WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO weather out look for the period of May 11 to May 16 For the upper Mississippi and low er Missouri valleys Considerable precipitation during the week with temperature mostlyabove normal south portion and near or above normal north portion For the northern and central great plains Some precipitation east portion first of week but otherwise little precipitation indicated tem perature mostly near or somewhat i above normal I ekes Calls on F on House Failure to Earmark Money WASHINGTON moved to trimits sales Saturday after the househjid failed to set aside for it any ofthe proposed new relief fund Division heads were ordered to prepare lists of employes to be dropped front the present payroll of Officials said dismissals would not be carried out immedia tely however Employes in the housing division hoped some addi tional funds might be forthcoming in separate aouslnglegislation Defeat of a house bloc which had sought to earmark part of the relief fund for PWA strengthened admin istration plansfor spending the money on faster moving projects of Harry WPA The senate has yet to consider the ap propriation however after the house votes on it finally Monday Ickes Sees President Secretary ickes the pWA admin istrator was among President MASON CITY NINE WINS 2ND ROUND Mohawks Outhit by Rock Rapids High Triumph by 86 Score City high school won its second round contest of the district baseball tournament here Saturday defeating Rock Rapids 86 The Mohawks were out hit by the losers getting only six blows off Lohman and B Jammer while Wallace and Fletcher gave seven safeties Errors were plenti ful Mason City committing seven and five L Jammer caught for Rock Island and Thomp son for Mason City Accept Suggestion to Delay Hearing on M and St L Sale WASHINGTON inter state commerce commission accept ed the suggestion of Senator Ship stead to postpone the Minneapolis hearing on the proposed sale and dismemberment of the Min neapolis and St Louis railway changing the date from May 18 to June 15 Roosevelts few visitors Saturday Another was Frederick Kernochan special sessions justice of New York City Counsel for the senate lobby com mittee opposed William Randolph Hearsts appeal from a court decis ion refusing to enjoin the commit tee from examining the publishers telegrams Hearsts contention that the committee was invading free dom of the press was challenged Sharpest house fighting on the new relief fund was concluded late Friday with leaders beating two at tempts to alter the presidents pro gram WPA Attack Loses An amendment by Representa tive Taber RN to scrap WPA in favor of a system of federal grants to states lost 33 to 103 The proposal of Representative Beiter DN to earmark for Secretary Ickes PWA construc tion did not come to a vote The chair said it was not germane The senate finance committee after hearing the pros and cons of the proposal to lay a graduated tax against undistributed corporation profits and other provisions of the revenue bill was in recess Saturday but democratic members were fight ing to turn back opposition to the corporate tax plan Some demo crats expressing doubts about it were trying to work out some alter native to raise the of permanent revenue asked by Presi dent Roosevelt To Answer Critics Administration leaders predicted that when the committee goes into executive session next week govern ment tax experts will answer criti cisms of the bill heard in the hear ings As the hearings wound up Sena tor Couzens announced he was op posed to the billon the ground it would punish 97 per cent of the corporations employing 48 per cent of the people to get at some iso lated of tax evasion Other events of this week in the capital To Honor Engert Legislators started a move to honor Minister Cornelius Van H Engert and his aides for their in trepid defense of the American le gation in Addis Ababa against wild natives who ran amok Attorney General C u m m i n g s hailed federal agents arrest of Al vin Karpis William Mahan and Harry Campbell as spelling the vir tual cleanup of interstate gangdom The United States concluded a new trade treaty with France Harvard Lampoon editors raised a communist flag on the supreme court building as a prank GREAT ADUNATA STAGED IN ITALY Expect Fascist Dictator to Proclaim Annexation of Ethiopia BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Premier Mussolini summoned the people of Italy to another great adunata Saturday sec ond within the week and the second since conclusion of the Italian con quest of Ethiopia Well informed sources expected the facsist dictator to proclaim for mal annexation of Emperor Haile Selassies kingdom before the grand council and the cabinet handing to King Victor Emmanuel the title of Another new title was anticipated for Marshal Pietro Badoglio com mander of the Italian forces jn Ad dis Ababa as authoritative sources predicted his appointment as vice roy of Ethiopia Asks for As Italy prepared to strengthen its hold on the East African king dom an Ethiopian diplomatic rep resentative prepared to go to a league of nations council meeting for justice against Wolde Mariam minister to Paris disclosed a new secret capital had been set up to replace his govern ments former headquarters The minister declared the Paris legation is receiving orders from a new capital where a large part of the Cabinet and function aries are carrying but declined to disclose the location of the new seat of government The Ethiopian emperor was re ported preparing to leave his volun tary exile at Jerusalem for London The rest of his party including the empress their children and his clos est followers will remain in the Holy Land British Differences Widen British differences over sanctions widened as Winston Churchill loaned his supportto the antisanc tions groupwith the declaration the imposition of penalties against Italy for its aggression was ludicrous if not A mass meeting under the pices of the league of nations union on the other band approved a resov lution to continue the war until peace terma sit isfactory to the league council Fascist troops in East Africa con tinued their operation to peace as native tribesmen turned j over their arms to the Italian con1 querors BIG HINDENBURG CROSSES OCEAN IN RECORD TIME Moored at Lakehurst 61 Hours 53 Minutes After Starting By GREGORY HEWLETT Copyright 1930 ly TUc Associated LAKEHURST N X Hindenburg newest and largest of the zeppeiins completed its first trip across the north Atlantic Sat urday in record time for lighter thanair craft The giant ship was moored at the naval air base here at a m eastern standard hours and 53 minutes after it left its home port of Friedrichshafen Ger many Following the shipping lane across the north Atlantic the Hindenburg did not pass over American land until it skirted Long Island fol lowed Ambrose channel into New York harbor and cruised over New York City Sighted Over N Y It was sighted over New York at 4 a just as dawn was light ing the sky Thousands of early ris ers cheered and ships tied down their whistles After cruising over Manhattan for 18 minutes the 803 foot ship circled south directly for Lake hurst The red and black of a large nazl swastika was visible on the verti cal fin aft A dozen or more airplanes circ led far above As the nose of the zeppclin dipped the ground the moon was still in the sky and a brilliantred sun was just coming up on the eastern horizon Flans 10 Trips At a the Hindenburg for the first time touched soil in the United the first of its 10 scheduled round trip commercial voyages from Germany during the summer A landing crew of trained sailors from the United States navy aided by about 50 civilians brought the ship safely to land The civilians were pressed into service because soldier reinforcements from Camp Dix were not on hand when the ship arrived The Hindenburg circled over the air station before it lowered to the earth dumped its water ballast and threw out its ropes Its speed was so greatly reduced that as it slowly turned about the field it looked as if it were standing still With all its tow lines handled by the swarm of ground men the Hindenburgs nose was made fast to the mobile moor ing mast at a m Fears of Trouble For a few minutes there were fears of trouble The comparatively small group of sailors was alone on the lines at first The Hindenburg for a time had the better of them and there was danger it would pull away Officers on the field shouted to some of the spectators inside the police lines and half a hundred or so rushed to the remaining ropes The added weight was sufficient lo steady the ship and get it to the mooring mast Carries 51 Passengers The ship carrying 51 passengers and a crew of 56 was slowly towed into the hangar To make room for the Hinden burg naval officials removed from the hangar Friday night the old na val dirigible Los Angeles which the United States gained from Germany after the World war The landing was more difficult than had been expected although with the adequate preparations it was still handled with ease Just before the reached the Lakehurst wind veered from northwest to southeast necessitating expert ma neuvering to bring it in Ship Made Fast As soon aa the ship was made fast to the mooring mast Dr Hugo Eckener the famous dirigible de signer leaned out of the control cabin the famous smile spread over his face and he waved a greeting to the throng of people To Dr Eckener it was perhaps just another crossing of the Atlan tic It was on Oct 15 1928 that he first brought acrossthe north At lantic the Graf Zeppelin whichfor the lastjfcw years has been in Teg ular commercial service between Germany and Brazil Last month the Hindenburg made first trip over the ocean flying the commercial route across the south to Brazil On its re turn voyage the Hinden burg experienced motor trouble off the Spanish coast but made its home port safely Eckener In Command On other trips to the United States the German zeppeiins ;