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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 21, 1934, Mason City, Iowa I 3 MEW 5 AT f F i T 0 F I f W NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION MASON CITY IOWA FKIDAY SEPTEMBER 21 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF tWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 297 FIVE CENTS A COPY JViAOUiN UJJLI UJJJj VOL XL ASSOCIATED PBE3B LEASED WIRE KIDNAPING NOT ONE MAN JOB AtLeast 1346 Typhoon Roars Across Japan COfl nnnlnn KGet R IN APPFfll I GOT RANSOM MONJY flILED WITHOUT I WFE OF SUSPECT IS LOSS REPORTED AT OSAKA CITY Schoolhouses Filled by Children Collapse During Gale TOKIO Sept 21 least 1346 persons were killed and 4203 injured today by a typhoon which roared across western and central Japan from Argasaki to Nagano Considered the most destructive typhoon in a generation it lashed the teeming cities in the heart of Japan Scores were missing Newspapers estimate that Osaka City alone suffered damages of 300 Schoolhouses Collaspe The bitterest tragedy was en acted in the flimsily built school houses of Osaka and Kyoto where the children were just beginning their lessons when the gale roared up from the south of death dealing fury The governor of Osaka reported that in Osaka City 67 Schoolhouses collapsed killing 421 pupils and teachers and injuring 1100 Outside the schools of Osaka 96 were vkilled and 617 injured Four thousand buildings were destroyed Including 500 factories and ware houses Goramunlotions Are Disrupted mud there were 352 injured and 525 buildings destroyed Osaka faced a night of darkness Her electric plants were out of com mission there were no streetcars or newspapers Her Waterworks were badlydamaged The picture of the mornings hor j efil Get in Robbery at New York 3 Bandits Escape in Car After Bank Looting NEW YORK Sept 21 robbers held up the Corn Ex change Bank and Trust company branch at Avenue D and Tenth street today slugged a porter into unconsciousness and escaped in an automobile with cash believed by lolice to total about The three robbers walked into he bank produced pistols and when John Kane 35 the porter offered esistance slugged him with black acks A few moments later Edward Renehan the branch manager en ered The robbers forced him at pistol point to hand over a bag of money The three then jumped into an automobile outside the bank and sped away Fifteen minutes later an automo ile believed to have been the rob bers car was found abandoned a Eighteenth street and Second ave nue ror inbsaka and Kyoto is still fragmentary for communications were disrupted It is known however that the seas swept in with tidal wave pro portions drowning many of the low lying areas of the coastal villages in the prefecture of Osaka Trains Are Wrecked The railways between Nagoya and Okayama were disrupted Nine of their trains were either derailed or overturned The worst train wreck was near Otsu where a pas senger train was overturned killing 10 persons and injuring 103 Tokio was spared Us main force although the gale blew down fiv hangars in the Heneda airdrome in a suburb of Tokio destroying 2P airplanes There was other mino damage to the capital Mt Pleasant Woman Fatally Injured When Auto and Taxi Crash BURLINGTON Sept 21 Mrs Zola Poffinbarger wife of Deinward Poffinbarger motorcycle officer of the Mt Pleasant police department was fatally injured ear ly this morning here when the au tomobile driven by her husband was hit on a street intersection by a taxicab driven by Hermie Kampsni der 26 Mrs Poffinbarger died an hour after the accident in Bur lington hospital Poffinbarger and Kampsnider were less seriously In jured DRAFT PLANS TO TAKE FARM VOTE Black Says Arrangement Nearly Ready for Corn Hog Referendum WASHINGTON Sept 21 Dr A G Black chief of the AAA cornhog section announced todaj that arrangements are practicallj complete for holding the referen dum of cornhog producers on plam for 1935 The first of the communitj meetings held to discuss next year plans will begin within the next 1 days Blac said and a series o district meetings to begin early nex week will be held in Indiana Illi nois Iowa Missouri Ohio and Ne braska At the latter county asso ciation officials committeemen an extension workers will outline plan for holding community meetings The economic background o the cornhog situation and the out look for 1935 will be discussed a the community meetings and a ba lot will be taken of all farmers at tending on whether they favor ad justments contracts covering grain and livestock in 1936 TfoWeather FORECAST IOWA Partly cloudy to cloudy Friday night and Saturday slightly cooler in southeast por tion rising temperatures in ex treme west portion local frosts in central and east portions Fri day night rising temperatures Saturday MINNESOTA Mostly unset tled Friday and Saturday prob ably local showers In north portion warmer Friday night except along Lake Superior and extreme southeast warmer Sat urday in east cooler in extreme northwest IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures Jor 24 hour period ending at 8 tclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 54 Minimum in Night 40 At 8 A M Friday 4S Rainfall 22of an Inch ADMITS SLAYING OFFICER FOR Shabby Laborer Confesses He Smashed Days Skull With Club CHICAGO Sept 21 shabby laborer confessed early to day that he crept up behind Police Lieut James F Day and crashed the veteran officers skull with a club to get he was carrying in his pockets The lieutenants body was found early yesterday in a va cant lot near a police station I sneaked up on him and hit him over the head with the limb of a tree authorities quoted Will Du ber 28 Oaklawn as saying 1 didnt think I hit him hard enough to kill him but I guess he was pretty old and feeble Lieutenant Day was old for an officer in active He had been a member of the department for 42 years and refused to retire Police said Duber told them he had once been committed to the Dunning State hospital for the in sane but was later released F R IN APPEAL TO BRING END TO TEXTILE STRIKE Workers Leaders Call Meeting Pleased at Board Report HYDE N Y Sept 21 JP Roosevelt today issued personal appeal to the textile trikere and manufacturers to end mmediately the textile strike His statement backed up the same iroposal made last night by the spe ial board of inquiry headed by Gov rnor Winant of New Hampshire he presidents declaration today made public through a secretary Marvin HMcIntyre follows In formally approving the report submitted to me by the board of in quiry for the cotton textile industry want to express the very sincere hope that all employes now out on strike will return to work and that all textile manufacturers will take lack employes without discrimina ion At the same time I am con ident that manufacturers will aid the government in the carrying out of the steps outlined Will Be Settled Settlement of the problems in volved will be reached with the ex ercise of a spirit of cooperation ani fair play on both sides jeai anil discussed the report of th special board in a conference her yesterday with Frances Perkins secretary of labor and Governo Winant Secretary Perkins enthusiatical ly indorsed the principles enunciate by the special inquiry board fo settlement It is believed Mr Roosevelt i ready to haye the special boar serve as a committee of abritra tion should the strikers and manu facturers agree See Quick Strike End WASHINGTON Sept 21 Termination of the textile strik by tomorrow at the latest was in dicated here today as the executiv council of the United Textile Work ers arranged to meet to act upor the report of the presidents medi ation board Strike leaders well pleased wit the report of the presidents medi ation board which they charac terized as an indictment of mil owners explained that the strik could be ended only by instruction from the executive council A vote to accept the report an end the strike immediately was ex pected late today or by tomorrow a the latest if manufacturers also ac ceoted the recommendations of th presidents board and agreed to take back all strikers without dis crimination Headed by Gorman The strike committee headed by Francis J Gorman was anxious in view of the appeal by the presi dent that the strikers return to the mills at once to make clear that authority to end the walkout must come from the executive council which comprises union executives in all divisions of the industry If the strikers return to the mills XWs Associated Press picture provides a closeup of Bruno Richard Hauptmann German alien as he was questioned in New York after his arrest which disclosed that he was the recipient of 50000 ransom money in the worldfamous Lindbergh baby kidnaping case MABE mm TO IERI Picket Killed When He Defies Officers CHICAGO Sept 21 picket was shot and killed early today when police said he disregarded a command to surrender after hurling a brick through a bakery window or the north side A union card in the mans pocket bore the name Joseph Piskonowicz f the strike would workers approxi tt tne tomorrow as appeared was estimated have cost the mately in loss of pay There have been 14 deaths score of injuries widespread use of state militia and hundreds of arrests Today mills in all sections were announcing plans to reopen Monday In Four Sections The board divided the problems of the industry into four sections and made specific recommenda toins for each as follows 1 For more adequate protection of labor rights under the collec tive bargaining and other labor provisions of the textile code there shall be created an impartia board of three to be known as tne textile labor relations board This board shall have powers and du ties in the textile field similar to those exercised by the national la bor relations board and the stee labor relations board 2 In order to obtain necessarj data upon the ability of the cot ton silk and wool textile indus tries to support an equal or great er number of employes at highe wages it is recommended that thi President direct the department o labor and the federal trade com mission to investigate and repor Tnm to Page l Column t Hauptmann Free of Charges There by Statute of Limitations BAUTZEN Germany Sept 21 JPl The state attorneys office here today revealed that Bruno Ri chard Hauptmann German held in New York as the man who received the ransom money in the Lindbergh kidnaping apparently was planning to return to Germany shortly The office which has jurisdiction over the town of Kamem where Hauptmanns mother lives said the statute of limitations applies to the offense with which Haupt mann is charged in Germany so that German authorities have no fficial interest in him Mother Files Bequest Authorities at Kamenz said Hauptmann broke jail while under irrest for theft and was sentenced in absentia to four years for a major His mother two months agoo lied a formal request to wipe out he existing charges against Haupt mann on the grounds that they were invalidated through superan nuation operation 6f the statute of it was stated at the attorneys office She said her son wanted to re turn to Germany Her request na turally was granted RYAN RESIGNS Valentine Named to Succee Him As Commissioner in New York NEW YORK Sept 21 Chief Inspector Lewis Valentin today was appointed police com missioner to succeed Gen John F ORyan a few hours after ORya announced his resignation Mayor F H LaGuardia announ ed the appointment General ORyan resigned as of the end of his vacation and indi cated he will continue in ofifce un til the present phase of the Lind bergh kidnap the arrest and investigation of Bruno Hauptmann as the receiver of the ran ome money is cleared up No date was mentioned by the mayor but he said that such an arrangement would be satisfactory o him The resignation was submitted to Mayor LaGuardia Sept 13 which was primary election day On the same day Commissioner ORyan disclosed two of his aides also resigned They are First Dep uty Commissioner Harold Foyler and Second Deputy Commissioner Harold L Allen Mayor LaGuardia has accepted all three resignations The Contradicts Keports states attorneys office contradicting reports from Kamenz claimed that Hauptmann was not sentenced in 1923 and that the county clerk at Kamenz was mis taken in so asserting to the Asso ciated Press Hauptmanns alleged accomplice alone was sentenced the Bautzen official said Hauptmanns escape to othe United States resulted in suspension of proceedings against AILED WITHOUT BAIL CHARGED WITH EXTORTION Warrant in New Jersey Accuses Hauptmann of Homicide NEW YORK Sept 21 T Bruno Richard Hauptmann was ordered eld without bail until Monday by lagistrate Richard McKiniry in Vest Farms police court today he was arraigned today on a harge of extortion of the Lindbergh ransom In the charge the wa deutified as the property of Charles A Lindbergh in care of Dr John F Condon His hearing was postponed unti Monday at the request of District Attorney Samuel J Foley In his request Foley said the fed eral and the New York and New Jersey state authorities should be congratulated on their work Pledses CoOperatiou Magistrate McKiniry also addec a few words before the conclusion of the hearing in which he con jratulated the authorities respon sible for the arrest and pledged th cooperation of the Bronx author ties At the end of Magistrate McKin Irys talk tbe courtroom was in turmoil with spectators crowdin Hauptmann in front of the Magist rates desk Duringthe hearing Hauptmann listened to the proceedings without speaking or showing any reaction He looked weary His eyes downcast throughout the hearing appeared bloodshot whenever he looked up a moment When the charge was read he listened without raising his head or showing any signs of interest in what was going on Figets Under Glare Hauptmann had fidgeted under the glare of spotlights on the po lice lineup platform today and he heard Assistant Chief Inspector John J Sullivan declare he would have to answer a more serious charge than extortion in the Lind bergh kidnap case A short time later it was disclos ed that a warrant for Hauptmanns extradition on a charge of homicide had been signed last night by Gov A Harry Moore of New Jersey where the Lindbergh baby was kid naped and slain Sullivan told detectives assembled at the lineup that the police have a perfect extortion case against this man and added there is no doubt in my mind that he will have to answer a more serious charge Explains the Money His statement came at the end of an extensive questioning of the drawn and tired Hauptmann whose unshaven face added to his wan appearance During his questioning Haupt mann gave Sullivan a story to ex plain his possession of of the Lindbergh ransom noney found in the garage at his Bronx home A friend he said Isadore Fische formerly his partner in the fur bus ness had given him the money Po lice have ascertained that Fische died in Germany last December Police characterized his explana fantastic They are attempt INFANT BROTHER OF KIDNAPERS VICTIM PLAYS WITH HIS DOG tion Turn to Pace 2 Column ff Sprout Files Suit for Reno Divorce RENO Sept 21 Sprout filed suit for divorce from Vera Sprout of Emmetsburg Iowa here charging cruelty The couple was married in Osceola Iowa Nov 24 1933 Get CornHog Checks DES MOINES Sept 21 cahontas county farmers received in cornhog checks while in Dickinson county checks totaled Adams county S10900 and Cass county NORTH HAVEN Me Sept 21 Curlyhaired Jon Lindbergh played with his dog today unaware of the intense in terest aroused by the arrest of Bru no Richard HauptmanE in New York Jons pet a Belgian police dog was re turned to the summer estate of his grandmother Mrs Dwight W Morrow after being treated at a Rockland hos pital for a cut in one of its paws CHARLES JR The second son of Col and Mrs Charles A Lind bergh has been spending the sum mer at the Morrow estate under heavy guard Poison Dose Fatal to Iowa Farm Woman OMAHA Sept 21 Lu cille McKivergan 52 living on a farm near Sioux City died in a hospital here after she had been found suffering from the effects of poison she had taken while alone in her room at the hospital MKS ANNA HATJPTMANN POLICERELEASE MRS HAUPTMANN Blond Wife of Man Accused in Lindbergh Case Not Involved NEW YORK Sept 21 lice today released Mrs Anna Hauptmann blond blue eyed wife of Bruno Richard Hauptmann for mally charged with the extortion of the 550000 Lindbergh kidnaping ransom from custody and declared that she had absolutely no con nection with the case The woman was released this morning after a day and night of questioning by police and went im mediately to her home at 1279 E 222nd street the Bronz where po lice had found the part of the ran som money Hud No Connection Asked directly if she had any connection vith the case Deputy Chief Inspector Henry E Brueh man of the Bronx replied Absolutely not Mrs Hauptmann was accompan ied by her nephew when she left the office of the district attorney of Bronx county this morning She was married to Hauptmann about five years ago They have a 10 months old son Manfred Friends said that Mrs Haupt mann a former Bronx waitress was frenquently pressed for money Lives In Same Home Mrs Victor Schussel who lives n the same home with the Haupt nanns said Mrs Hauptmann fre quently came to her to borrow a dollar for food and that the neigh Dors gossiped because Mrs Haupt mann told them she had to account to her husband for every penny that she spent I Other neighbors recalled that Hauptmann sent his wife of Ger man extraction like himself to Germany in the late spring of 1932 to stay until September at Eldora Marshalltown DES MOINES Sept 21 Representative Ernest Lundeen of Minneapolis member of the Minne sota farmerlabor party will speak at Eldora and at Marshalltottn next Thursday afternoon and eve ning HAUPTMANNHAD HAND IN ACTUAL DEED IS BELIEF Extortion Case Perfect Claims N Y Acting Chief Inspector NEW YORK Sept 21 lief that tbe Lindbergh kidnaping was not a one man job was ex pressed today by Acting Chief In spector John J Sullivan who quizzed Bruno Richard Hauptmann at the police lineup It was not a one man job he declared If this man Hauptmann was not actually at the scene of the kidnaping he had a hand in the machinery Then the inspector added I am inclined to believe that he had at least one confederate However it may turn out it was a ono man job V Have Perfect CjUse I understand this man Sulli van said We have a perfect ex ortion case against him There is no doubt in my mind he will have to answer a more i serious charge There is not a bit bf doubt n my mind about this manY Sullivan added We just arrived at the conclusion this ng that it is not complete by any means Hauptmanns appearance on tbe stand was climax to the usual parade of petty suspects He Was brought into the lineup room Wey fore the other prisoners butjtfs the last to be called to tfie Appears Greatly Agitated He appeared greatly agitated A uniformed policeman walked at side a plainciothesman follow ed him The prisoner tottered as he walked to the stand As Sullivan fired questions at him Hauptmann blinked in the strong glare of the spotlight focus ing his gaze on the floor He seem ed to have difficulty in hearing his inquisitor who frequently had to repeat his questions Hauptmann spoke with a strong teutonic accent1 After Sullivan read the prison ers record and announced he was charged with extortion the quizzing began How long have you been in this country asked Sullivan Thirteen years Hauptmann re plied How did you get in thia coun try I was a stowaway What port did you come into New York Made Home in N Y Did you make your home in New York then Hauptmann appeared not to hear Turn tfi rtigf 2 Column I lowan Loses on 2 Aces in Poker OMAHA Sept 21 C Schmitz Carroll Iowa stock rais r today sought to pick up the cold rail of three men who took 2800 rom him in a confidence game by nducing him to bet on two aces in a poker game Guilty of Kidnaping COUNCIL BLUFFS Sept 21 Robert Gatewood of Chicago charged with kidnaping Orville Vanderpool Council Bluffs taxi driver was found guilty by a dis trict court jury Four Bills From Bremer Ransom Found BUFFALO N Sept 21 Four 510 bills identified by the se rial numbers as part of the 000 ransom paid to free Edward G Bremer of St Paul Minn from kidnapers have been found here One of the bills was passed Sept 4 at a branch of the Manufactur ers and Traders Trust company another was passed there a few days later and the other two were received at the main office of the bank about the same time The information has been turned over to George V Dougherty act ing special agent in charge of thi Buffalo office of the denartment o justice Proportions in Diet The booklet Good Proportions n the Diet prepared by the states relation service of the department of agriculture covers thoroughly every detail of food selection tells what kinds of food are needed gives he proportions and amounts of food required and suggests a number of menus for well balanced meals Every woman who is responsible for the meals of a household should tiave a copy of this book Send 4 cents in coin for postage and hand ling Use coupon Information bureau Frederic J Haskin director Washington D C In inclose herewith 4 cents in coin carefully wrapped for the booklet Good proportions in the Diet Street City State Mail to Washington D C ;