SW£»WT <*\V rtj " - v^rfA.vv^ *• •, * * ,B- fl ' J t. ' *** ' ,^ t *-i$ay/Octb •]. 1884 ' ' n -T > , HOPE, ARKANSAS -ftri Curtain of Mystery Lifting on Kidnaping WHAT i* vro'ir' 4!»ve SOU oroiwsiJ mft/ bstW-f ti rcrttons Jaf'ic DovoloprnonLs ;IIK! nrrcsts nuuk- in Now York City in the Lindberjj baby kidnapinjr O;INO brinjc into the spotlipht l-lic 1 chain oj' inyslcrious. hari-owing' ovonts in the nation's rnoKl famous abduction. Pictured hero, 1, is Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Jr., 20-month-old victim; 2, the ladder down which the kidnapers fled on March 1. 1932, when they .stole the child from his parents' homo in HopL'woIl, N. ./.; 15, the empty crib, symbol of a nation's sorrow; 4, the ransom note,, which' was pinned to tv. window sill in the nursery, demanding $50,000, specifying denominations of the bills, and enjoining silence; 5, John Hughes Curtis, Norfolk, Va., shipbuilder, who claimed he had been named an intermediary and made several mysterious trips to sea to "contact" the kidnapers.^ lie was exposed as perpetrator of a cruel hoax and fined $1000. The Rev. II. Dobsou Peacock, G, Norfolk:pastor, one of the prominent persons misled into sponsoring Curtis.' Thriugrh. a tryst at Woodlawn cemetery, N't-'w York City, 7, arrangements were made to pay $50,000 to an alleged member' of the kidnap gaiifr by Dr. John F. Condon, elderly educator, 8, the intermediary better known as "Jafsie," from his signature on ads in which he attempted to'get'in touch with the criminals. One of the ads is shown -with "Jafsie's" picture. The money was paid at St. -JRaymond cemetery. The man who received it, possibly now under arrest, was believed to have been an outsider, "muscling in" on the ransom money. The baby had been dead for several (lays, it finally was' i cahxed, when the payment was made. On May 12, more than two months after the abduction, the baby's body was found in a thicket near Hopewell. William Allen and Oi ville Williams, ti uck drivers, are shown, 9, pointing (o the spot where they accidentally made the tragic dis- coveiy. Fiom that time, federal agents, instructed to spend years, if necessary, m solving the crime, maintained their search. uintuplets; New Cribs, New Home! l!Cil, NBA Scrv'u'i:, In \Vllh fiiifshliiK touflics hi-iiif! iipiiliod, llio "Onfoe llospiliil I'm- tlii; DliiiiiK! Qtiiiilupl'.'is" JM plrinrr-d ;i))iivi>, nearly ready for ro- rnplion nf its liny ucrnpani.'i-lfi-lh 1 . \\'itli llio cori'innnlnl oponlm; ovi'i', Dr. Dai'on nwaits mi (nrly opportunily to inov his liny diiirgos inlo tin 1 hospital, which is fully equipped to insure ihoir welfare through the winter ; i('()|iyi i-lil. Mil! I, NKA Service, Inc.) Inc.) ^\•!lat a I'cli'•!' ID lie out of thai stuffy incubalor! And v\'hat a (rent, to hnve a dainiy. while c-rih wilh your very own naim*. nriutfd on il! Two of Hii^ celebrated Oioumt M'liKH'pl':'!;. »'ccill-t yiicl Vvonne, are very nppreciallvo, ind<>i % d, as N'ur.sn'a anus t;«inly Jowor ihoni into ihcir iiuw cribs. (Copyright, :.'i34, XEA Servico, lu'e,] , and Emilin Dunnio look moro borcil than pleased over tho fact that dainty cribs, with their own erythins, will tako tho iilaces ot the incubators in which they've been living. But they're not really bored; only ;;!oepy, and if tho Sandman wasn't arov;iid. they'd sliow their appreciation. , 1 1 1, M V butin. lia , NKA Si-rvk-c, Inc.) "is ihis really mine?" Ama/.ement. incredulily, und joy su:om to join in tho i:x|ires.-iion on Quintuplet Annettu's lace- as Nurse Do Kh-Uinn introduce* luu- to the dainty wliltu t'vib, which will lalco !ho place ot the incubator in which tha tiny celebrity had been kepi. And 'Annette did not know that nnolbcr joyful .surprise awaited lier and her four ilu! modt-ru, tully-inuipuud liosnjtuj iu wljicU tha IwbieV lieitlili will bu guarded thruugU the conjing wintur. Proximity in ihi; 'Oafo.- Hospital r,, r il,,. Di.uine Quiiitii|<li>js" to tin- home in which the babies Mr.st saw the li.uht of day' is i-evc-aied vU-arly in this sl-ikinK view from ihe air. Dr. Uafoo has been awaiiiiiK an early opiiorliinity to inovo ih« celebrated infant;, Iroin Die house in which they wore born (in foiVKroiind) t<> their winter In.me. with its complete liealih-suurdliifi i-i|iiip- ment Koto the stony, niiiuvitliiR aspect of the soil from which havu wrested a living for themselves auj their brpod.
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