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March 28, 1934

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 4

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1 ia'»i"»'*'»-*--':m*'*'KH i."t Jtm-.PiM.tA.rt FOUR MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MARCH 28 1934 PLEADS GUILTY TO KILLING SON Illinois Man Is Sentenced on His Own Confession for Manslaughter. . ROCKFORD, HL, March 28. UPt-- Charles Backus, 42, pleaded guilty today to the Wiling of his son, Charles, Jr., 8, whoac body has not been found. He was sentenced on his own confession and plea to serve 1 to 14 years In Joliet penitentiary for manslaughter. Backus confessed he beat the boy fatally ami hauled the body away to a hiding place. Circuit Judge Arthur E. Fisher Uso imposed concurrent sentences to 20 years each on two charges of statutory rape to which Backus pleaded guilty several days ago. His two step-daughters, Dorothy, 16, and Pauline, 14, at the hearing today gave testimony BO sordid that questioning was conducted by the attorneys in low tones close to the judge's bench. Backus in defense admitted the Crimes against his three children tut tried to blame them. "You are not fit to live with human beings," Judge Fisher said. Backus had testified in a boastful air. He accepted the prison sentences without emotion. He will be traniferred to Joliet within 30 days to begin paying the penalty, and must serve 13 years before becoming eligible for parole. Rabbi Lawrence Block to Arrive Thursday Rabbi Lawrence A. Block, graduate of the Hebrew Union college, Cincinnati, is expected to arrive Thursday to assume charge of the English services at the local ayna- gog. Rabbi Robert Schultz will continue in charge of the orthodox Hebrew services. Mason City Allotted $1,400 for Materials to Improve Airport Mason City has been allotted ?!,400 for materials *lth whicn to mprove the community airport, according- to Information received rom Jame* H. Keefe, assistant airport director of the Iowa CWA. The work of leveling: the grounds, repairing: end painting: of buildings on the airport Is already under way. Don't Take Calomel! 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As related by McPherson, the irisoner described how he broke into a tool house near Percy, Wyo., stole a track wrench and a crowbar and hen pried up a track plate and ipikes. When the transcontinental train struck the loose rail the locomotive and six coaches piled up, one upon another. McPherson said Lovett helped extricate Engineer B. W. Richmond 'rom under a pile of coal and then started to go through the overturned coaches. However, the wreck caused so little confusion among ;he passengers, who were throws from their berths, that Lovett said he "got cold feet" for fear he would e detected and he fled. Wagner Labor Scored by Speaker for Publisher Body WASHINGTON, March 28. t?P-- A spokesman for the National Publishers association today described the Warner Labor bill as "Impracticable and destructive." Guy L. 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Vincent de Nardo, 18 year old fotre Dame freshman and a Bu- nanan resident, and his uncle, Augst Roti, 27, of Three Oaks, were ar- ested yesterday. Young de Nardo and his uncle ere arraigned before Justice John '. Rody in St. Joseph last night, ocused of abduction. Both demand- d examination, set for April 4. 'hey were released on bonds of 2,000 each, furnished by de Nardo's ather, Ralph de Nardo, Buchanan onfectioner. The girl's father declined to say whether he would press the charges gainst young de Nardo, with whom is daughter is said to have been riendly for two years. "our Initiated Into Phalanx Fraternity; Session Held in Y.M. At a meeting of the Phalanx raternity, Tuesday evening at the Y. M. C. A., four men were in- iated. These were: John and James Lichardson, Glade Sperry and Harris Gilpin. The ceremony was conducted in wo parts. 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C3?--Har- ry Pierpont and Charles Makley were held today in death row at Ohio penitentiary, awaiting "their execution Friday, July 13 for the murder of Allen county's Sheriff Jess L. Sarber last Oct. 12. In another section of the prison Russell Clark had donned jail denim and prepared to settle down to serve a life sentence. The trio of Dillinger henchmen were moved into the penitentiary under a heavy guard from -Lima yesterday. Sheehy Defendant in Two Petitions Frank Sheehy, manager of the Clear Lake fox farm, was named defendant in two suits filed Wednesday in district court here. John O'Connell, plaintiff in one of the actions, asked judgment for $628.36, allegedly due him in back salary. A second count in O'Connell's petition asked additional judgment for $91.50, which amount he alleged Sheehy owed him after selling certain pelts which belonged to him (O'Connell). Judgment for ?370.54 was asked in the other suit, brought by Lee E. Boyd. 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