The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 22, 1934 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, September 22, 1934
Page 5
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SATUKDAV, SfiPTTW 1984 BIATHKVIU-K, (AUK.) COU1UKH NWVS Curtain of Mystery Lifting On Lindbergh Kidnaping Aiwcimccmenl ol "hot, leads" developed ami arrests made in Hew York City in the Lindbergh baby kidnaping case bring again into tlie spotlight Uic ciiain of mysterious. harrowing events in the nation's most famous abduction. Pictured here, 1, is Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Jr., 20-monlh-ok) victim; 2, Uic ladder down which the kidnapers tied on March 1, 1932, when they stole the child from his parents' home in Hopewell, N. J.; 3, the empty crib, symbol of a nation's sorrow; 4, the ranscitt note, which was pinned to a window sill hi tlio nursery, demanding" $50,000, spjclfyliig denominations of the bills, inul enjoining silence: 5, John Hughes Cilrtis .Norfolk. Va,, shipbuilder, who claimed lie hnd been named an intermediary anil mncle several mysterious trips to sea. to "contact" the kWnaptrs. He was exposed as pi'i- jrctrator of a cruel lioax and finert 51UOO. The Rev. H. Dobsoi! Peacock, U. Norfolk 'pastor, one of the pronilnriil pcrmns misled into sjionsoring Curtis. WHAT U w<ftr.(? Ha*c jou troswj mev Through n. lry;it nt VVimdlawn cemcUvy, New riiiini']uenl« wore iiiiule to pny jriU.tlOO u> nn thi ; kidnap nani; by Ur. Johu 1^. C'oiutoii. elderly educator, tlie Intcrlni'illiiry beiu-r known us York City. 1. uv- Ueued member ol B, Jufsle," Iroin his .•iigiiiiture on i«U in wliieli ho a(ti'in|>t;>(l to «el In touch wlllt (ho criminals. One of llur nds Is slunvn with "JafsleV picture. 'I'lie niouey was |);iicl aL St. Itiiyuunul cemetery. The uuin \vlu> received it, liosxibly now undei nrresi, was IjoH.'ved lo linve torn an out- siller, "muscling in" o>i ;'•..--. dead tor several day;;. :., "• wus made. On May '•.'-, • duel Ion, the buby's l.n.'y '., William Allen and On.:.! -. a, pohillng to (lie ,s;::i, •;! dtscovcry. 1-Yom .dial n •'.',. years, 1! iwccssavy, in N;|V:; money. The, babi had been' illy wus reiilized, \ylicn the payment : :e thiin two.Hiontiis aft(,iv(he Hb: Miiiicl lii ft tlilcke-i- neai Kopewell V.'illinhis, truck . drlvcis are shown, -. ; llusy accidentally-nmdo the ••tragic (I'llci'iil..'iiKcnls, liisthiclcd to.spciid . ihi> crime, innlninin'cd tlielr search. j.fov-jU 1 -'. *•* \..' This man, practically without aid, conceived and carried out the mcsl shocknig crime in recent history—kidnaping and slaying of CbaiOes Anyiistn.9 IJnob^rgh, Jr.—police and federal agents charge. ITo is Bruno Richard Hauplmann, 35. former German .army .machine guuiicr, an alien unlawtully til the U, S., arriving II years ago as a Etowav:ay. A curpcntcr. he has admitted that he worked near tli3 Linril:err,h estate, and told conflicting .stories after his arrest about his possession of ransom money. A happy, healthy child, 10 months old—half the age of Charles Augustus Lindbergh when he was abducted—gurgles and plnys contentedly in his Bronx, N. Y.. home wliib his father is hclrt'in jaii, suspected in the most heinous kidnaping in the nation's history. Shown here is. Manfred Hnuptmnnn, baby sou of Bruno Richard Hauptmann, carpenter accused of p.ii'llcipaUon In the Lindbergh kidnaping, after $13.750 of Hie ransom money wns' found in hi; garage. Mob violence threatened Mrs. llnino Klcliiml Iliiuptmann, wlfu cf the suspect held In New York in ihs IJndbergh kidnaping hunt, as she was lukcu Into the street by notice after a grilling about the. ransom money found In the Hauptmann garage. A crowd shouting "liang hcrf" wa.i forced buck by police. Mrs. Hauptmnnn Is shown here .is sliu It-fl Hie Oi-eani'idi Villn$j police station tn custody of two dclcciives. She denied any l.nowlenge of the kldnapln); throughout the nui*. Viyllunce of a filling station mauagei provided the clow tlvat led to the arrest in New Ymlc City of Uruno ulclmsd Hn»i;ti»a!ia'a.s a suspect In the? Llndbergli kldntinlng case. Wnltci Lylo, ', Harlem station chief, right, became suspicious when ho was tclidcred;a*^l(j gold certificate In pijmenl foi gns, took the license number,''o( Ilauptmnnn's car, and notllicd (rallcc. Tlio arrest;, foilpyrei'Va $1^,150 of Ihc ransom money was found.''showi':J.bhrt Lyons, attendant at the station.- examination and checking by police niirt.federal; officials is $13,750 in ;b]lls,:ide'n,tjfied as. part of the $50,000 ;1 in the Bronx byDr. v John F.'Condon,Ma 1 a. vain' attempt' to. : raiiso Spread out on the table for thrown over a cemetery wall in the Bronx byDr. v John F.'Condon,MaV vain' attempt to. : ransom .Co). Phafles' Uiidbergh's kidnaped wn in 1032. The polios captain is'shown-with the_£a.uare tin'can^Jajwh'.ch'the n;OMy : h£d been burled'In', the dSrt'flKir of^ths garaee vhers Rlchsrd Hatiptniann, eujpsct, kept his car.' i H!,1JO' : .pt':tJ)ttUn6t«fth; rtwom--money;was

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