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NORTH IOWA'S DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME E « 1 H I S UEM £ * 0F J O B "THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS" H O M E E D I T I O N .VOL. XLI1I CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PHESS AND UNITED PRESS LEASED WIRES MASON CITY, IOWA, TUESDAY, MARCH 9, 1937 Lewis Takes Supremacy Vertical Unionism Seen in Partnership With Capital. By CHARLES V. STEWART A S H I N G T O N , | (CPA) -- What | m a y b e d e- seribed as vertical unionism's newly cemented p a r t n e r s h i p with capital in the steel industry pretty effectively establishes John L. Lewis' supremacy in a leadership of American labor. It is fair to call it a partnership. It long has b e e n a c o m- monplace that capital and labor ought to be partners, but, in fact, as we all Icnow, they by no means liave behaved toward each other as If they considered that any such relationship existed b e t w e e n them. The recent steel compact, however, begins to look like a beginning, at least, upon an era of mutually tolerant terms between employers and workers. Have Gained Some. The workers did not obtain quite all that they asked, but they did obtain fairly reasonable concessions (or they would not have accepted them), in-the form of higher pay and shorter hours. Capital, on the opposite hand, does not appear to feel that it lost by making these concessions. Contrariwise, announcement that the agreement had been arrived at was followed immediately by a sharp advance in the price o£ steel shares on the stock market Both sides are pleased by the dicker. Labor hasn't exactly triumphed. Capital hasn't exactly triumphed. The triumph was a triumph oC sweet reason. Vertical Unionism. How vertical unionism works, in a big industry, in comparison with liorizontal or craft unionism, has .been: 'dembntrated' throughout the Justcjy c4Jhe Tlnited Mine Workers 'of "America, John li Lewis' organization The' mine workers' group includes between 30 and 40 crafts-diggers, electricians, blacksmiths, et cetera. . They have bargained with their employers collectively. One compact; all crafts in that industry included. But the building industry, say? The employing builder makes his deals by craft -- separately with steel workers, carpenters, plumbers, what-nol. Collective Bargaining:. lie may be in perfect agreement with 90 per cent of his employes, but at outs with 10 per cent and that 10 per cent will tie up his entire contract. Naturally he prefers the idea of collective (or vertical) bargaining. In its way, it is as much to the interest of the employer as to the employe to be "collective." If the employer makes a contract with one big union it is binding for his entire staff, for a year or more, or whatever term is specified. There are no inter-union squabbles to be reckoned with. This is what the steel folk are counting on. The employers look for stability --not for trouble, here, there and everywhere occasionally, uncertainly. Lewis an Economist? H has taken a long time for t h i s idea In soak . inln the employing companies' mentality. It appears to have done so in flic case ol the-largest steel corporations, · Other companies probably are Hot so receptive. Still, the example of the United States Steel corporation is likely to influence them. Labor also perhaps required some constructive thinking. John L. Lewis, with his vertical unionistic philosophy, has furnished it. Is he.a labor leader? or what? I would say-An economist! THIS PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO. 132 DECKERS IN SECOND PAY DOOST WAGE RAISE OF 9 PER CENT TO BEGIN MARCH15 Means Addition of Quarter of Million Dollars to Locai Payroll. A wage increase for the' em- ployes of the Jacob E. Decker and Sons packing plant of armour and company was announced Tuesday by F. G. Duffield, general manager, following a meeting of the plant conference board, which is the medium of negotiations between employes and the management. The increase which goes into effect March 15 amounts to 9 cents an hour in the case of hourly and piece work employes and will mean an addition of a quarter of a million dollars to the Decker payroll, Mr. Duffield estimated. Liberalize Vacations. Tuesday's announcement is the second wage increase at the Decker plant within the" past six months, a previous one, amounting to 7 per cent, having been granted last Tali. A few days ago Mr. Duffield announced a new liberalized plan of vacations for hourly workers at the plant. Under this provision hourly workers in the plant will receive one week's vacation with pay after two years' service and two weeks' vacation with pay after five years' service and three weeks' vacation with pay after 20 years 'of service.' "The wage increase which hus been granted,", said Mr. Duffield, "is in. recognition of the general trend, of wages in other industries. While living costs have remained practically 'stationary for months t.h_e,,. e m E 1Q-XS,, representatives claimed, and the management of the company agiees "that out wage rates should reflect the going rates for comparable services in other important industries. Reflects Prices. "Meat prices reflect the price of livestock and the cost of preparation--labor. Livestock prices are now high and while we expect to see an advance in the price of meats to meet these new conditions we do not believe the advance will be out of line with growing consumer income. "The purchasing power of Armour plant employes, in this city will be substantially increased. They will receive their proportionate share of this wage boost which totals over 55,000,000 for Armour plant employes throughout the country. This, we believe, will be a helpful factor in speeding recovery and restoring prosperity." The 9 per cent wage increase was generally announced by packing plants all over the midwest. The boost was expected to mean an additional $22,000,000 annually to approximately 100,000 employes of the "Big Four" meat packers. Asks Interest Cut on Land Bank Loans WASHINGTON, D. C. /!)-Prompted by numerous letters from drought stricken Iowa and Nebraska farmers, Rep. Vincent Harrington of Sioux City, asked congress to reduce the interest rate on land bank commissioner's loans from 5 to 4 per cent and to extend for three years the time for principal payments. MIDWEST FEELS EARTH SHOCKS Seven States and Ontario, Canada, Are Affected . by Tremors. CHICAGO, (/P) -- Seismologists concurred Tuesday in ascribing sarlh shocks felt in seven midwest states and Canada shortly before midnight to disturbance of gla- rial formations in northwest Ohio. ·Seismograph records in several cities affected by Ihe tremors and at Harvard university disclosed the shocks occurred at 11:45 p. m. (CST) and continued with varying intensity for from two to 15 minutes. The latest series of tremors were distinctly fell, but' caused negligible damage, in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois, Wc.^t Virginia, Michigan, Wisconsin and Qhtario, Canada, "AS THEY GO STROLLING BY" Yes, it is all loo familiar lo Ihc landlord who depends ofr a For Rcnl or Sale sign. But your offer in the For Rent or Sale Ads in the Want Ads won't be "passed by." Phone your ad in today and tomorrow they will be strolling in inslead of "by." Try Ihe Rent Ads and stop trying to rent. This Ad Brought RESULTS-- FOR IlENT--5 rm. mod. house with bath. 1424 N. Prcs. ave. Ph. 3841W. Phone the Ad Taker at 3800 Runyon, Under Heavy Guard, Taken to Prison Says Spanish Rebels Took Munitions Carrier in Tow Seaman Relates Story of His Escape From Ship m Bombardment. ARCACHON, France, (/P)--Declaring he last saw the shell pounded transatlantic munitions ship, Mar Cantabrico, in. tow of the insurgent warship Canarias, Juan Poo, a Spanish seaman, related Tuesday a dramatic story of escape under bombardment in the Bay of Biscay. His story indicated the Mav Cantabrico might not have been sunk and that her 52,700,000 load of American'munitions might have fallen into the hands of the insurgents. Poo, picked up out of the sea by a French fishing boat after he had leaped from the shelled and burning Mar Cantabrico, said he believed the ship's 17 passengers, including two Americans and 150 had mostly been taken aboard the Canarias and that "all the Spaniards were shot." He Leaped Overboard. Poo declared he leaped overboard with an Italian sailor when he saw the French fishing boat Cameleyre nearby. The Italian drowned but he r e a c h e d the French vessel and was hauled aboard. He last saw the Mar Cantabrico being towed slowly by her attacker, the Canarias, in the direction of the Spanish coast, "badly damaged but not in immediate danger of sinking." (The Canarias reported Monday night to a British destroyer she had. sunk the Mar Cantabrico, carrying munitions from the United -States and Mexico to government Spain ) *3 Freighters ·Help. Three small Spanish insurgent freighters helped the Canarias capture the Mar Cantabrico, Poo declared. With hold number 2 hit and afire, the insurgents sent a boarding party onto the Mar Canta- brico. They imprisoned the crew, Poo related. It appeared, he. said, that all of the cargo of the Mar Canta- brico, including eight United Stales plitncs destined foi- government forces, might have fallen into insurgent hands. The sailor asserted the long confusion in the identity of the stricken vessel was due partly to the fact that the Mar Cantabrico had painted the name "Adda of Newcastle" on her side and had taken the Adda's radio call letters. "But the Canarias discovered the subterfuge and began shelling us as we were heading for San- tandcr," said Poo. Send Out S. O. S. "A shell hit us and started a fire in number 2 hold. "It was then that we sent our S. O. S., using the call letters of the Adda. "Soon · afterward, numerous ships came alongside nf us. Officers from I he 'Canai-ias came aboard to e x a m i n e us and make a search. "The crew and passengers were then transported to the Canarias. "Fearing that I would be killed if I were captured,.! hid myself wtih eight of my comrades and, when a French boat passed nearby I threw myself overboard and tried to reach it swimming. "I was lucky. I got there. All Spaniards Shot. "I believe all the Spanish citizens taken aboard the Canarias were shot." Poo added that an insurgent pilot came aboard the Mar Can- tabrico and took charge of her, apparently trying to Ret the ship under her own power so she could make better speed to some Spanish port. Of. the crew and passengers, Poo said there were five Italians and five Mexicans, in addition to 'tie two unnamed American.?, but t h a t all the rest were Spanish. Saw Burning Ship. The master of the Cameleyre, describing his arrival on the scene, said he saw the burning vessel which he learned later was the Mar Cantabrico. A second and smaller boat was engaged busily in "mysterious maneuvers," he said. Both ships declined help and then he saw the two sailors swimming, the French master continued. He managed to save Poo. Basque authorities, meantime, said they had no word of the fate of the Mar Cantabrico. Liquor Resolve Tabled. WATERLOO, . (/Pj--The Black Hawk county board of supervisors tablej. for a week a resolution asking the Iowa'-liquor commission to have persons receiving relief, surrcndcrstateiliquor pcrmtis. The Weather FORECAST' IOWA: Generally fair Tuesday night and Wednesday; not so cold in central and northeast portions Tuesday night and in cast portion Wednesday. MINNESOTA: Generally fail- Tuesday night and Wednesday: not quite so cold in cast and north portions Tuesday night and in extreme cast Wednesday. IN MASON CITY Globe-Gazette weather figures /or 24 hour period ending at 8 o'clock Tuesday morning: Maximum Monday 27 Above Minimum in Night 5 Above At 8 A. HI. Tuesday 7 Above Snowfall Trace After nearly two weeks of balmy weather, a blast of chilly wind was sent into North Iowa Monday. The mercury dropped to 5 above zero and there was a freezing of country roads which made them almost as difficult for travel as the mud had a few days previously. F, R. WORKS ON 2ND COURT TALK President Wants Speech to Be Clear to "Man on · "" theStleet!" ' -J BULLETIN WASHINGTON--The senate passed and sent to the house Tuesday afternoon (lie Copclaml pure food, drugs and cosmetics bill. There was no record vole. Previously ^.thc senate had rc- .iccled a substitute bill offered by Senator Moore (D^N.J.). WASHINGTON, Wj--President Roosevelt worked over his latest speech on the supreme court Tuesdny, to point it toward the "man on the street." Dissatisfied with a rough draft of the address he will broadcasl al 9:30 o'clock (CST), he cleared his calendar of all except one' official engagement and sal down lo re-diclate his arguments in simple language. White house aides said he wanted to be sure the "man on the street" understood his contentions. As the president worked, a swirl of labor developments commanded attention. In one, a leader of the American Federation of Labor agreed to take counsel with directors of an anli-C. 1. O. movement among steel workers. Labor Groups Clash. John P. Prey, president of the labor federation's metal I Hides department, said he would go to Pittsburgh to meet employe representatives of the Carnegie-Illinois Steel corporation. John L. Lewis' Committee for Industrial Organization h a s started a membership d r i v e among the company's thousands of workers to bring them into an affiliate of his organization, which has broken with the A. F. of L. Philip Murray, director oC the Lewis campaign, said Frey's act was "another attempt to betray the interest of labor." The senate civil liberties committee sought in a pile of patched up papers gathered from waste baskets evidence thai the Burns detective agency had used its labor espionage service lo intimidate union leaders and break strikes. G^lhcrinRT Information. Officials of the agency contended t h e i r secret ngcnls merely were concerned with gathering information on union activities in plants to which they were assigned. The house foreign affairs committee substituted its own neutrality bill for that passed last week by the senate. The house bill, similar in most provisions to that of the senate, gives the president greater discretion in applying embargoes on shipments lo belligerent nalions. Chairman Jones (D., Tex.) expressed hope Ihe house agriculture committee wouid act "within a few days" on the farm tenancy problem. Hearings were finished two weeks ago. Close lo Prevent Epidemic. AUDUBON, (/P)--To prevent spread ot scarlet fever, Auriubon officials closed .schools' here for two weeks. GOV. KRASCHEL IN STATE BOARD APPOINTMENTS Wenig Out as Labor Chief; Hall Chosen to Board of Education. ; DES MOINES, (/!')--Gov. Nelson G. Kraschel sent seven appointments to state boards and ommissions to the .senate Tuesday and announced at the same time that he is attempting to "refrain from" picking legislators for appointive jobs. The appointments would oust Frank E. Wenig as state labor" commissioner, and O. J. Ditto (D) of Sibley and F. P. Hageman (D) of Waverly as state highway commission members. Their terms expire July i. The senate Tuesday confirmed the appointments of E. R. Moore (R) of Cedar Rapids to the stale board of parole and D. L. Murrow (D) of Corydon to the state tax board. Those selected by Kraschel Tuesday were: Hurst and Wendell. E. H.' Felton (H) of Indianola lo succeed himself on the state board of control. A. A. Hurst (D) of Maquokela and Alvern S. Wendell (D) of Bronson for four year terms on the state highway commission. Richard E. Plock (R) of Burlington, W. Earl Hall (R) of Mason City, and Thomas W Keenan (D) of Shenandoah^Jor six^year lein on th e' state* b~6ard of educauon'.x Milton E Peaco (D) of Clinton to succeed Frank'E. Wenig (D) o£ Spencer as state labor commissioner Keenan would succeed himself on the board of education, while Hall and Ploclc would replace Joseph H. Anderson (R) of Thompson and Harry M. Ncas (R) of Sigourncy. Gcske Declines Post. In announcing that, he is attempting lo "refrain" from appointing legislators lo state boards, Kraschel said Senator M. X. Geske (D) of McGregor has "relieved me of embarrassment" by declining all appointment io the highway commission. "It would be easy to reward legislators with appointments for following your bidding," Kraschel said, "but I don'l believe it should be done." He said P. C. Rasmussen (D) of Council Bluffs had been one of the "strongest possibilities" for appointment to a municipal judgeship vacancy recently, but had withdrawn before the appointment was made. The senate received the appointments in executive session Tuesday but could not act on them un- t i l at least one legislative day had passed. EDITORIAL IN'DEI'KNDEN'OE NOT TO BE RELINQUISHED When (lie Gtobc-Ga/cttc's managing editor learned Tuesday afternoon of his appointment, subject to senate confirmation, lo the state board of education, he recalled the conditions which led him to a departure from the rule which heretofore ' has precluded an interest in appointments of a political or semi-political 'nature. "When I was approached two weeks ago with the offer ot appointment," he said, "I explained to the governor that I treasure my complete editorial independence far more than I would any political office in Iowa, appointive or elective. Whereupon he countered with this forthright assurance: "'Mr. Hall, you are at complete liberty to write an editorial against me today or any time you choose. Both in your editorial capacity and on llic board 1 would want you always to be free to use your own best judgment without thought of obligation to me.' "At the urgent request of Ihe governor to 'think it over before turning it down,' I held the matter open for a few days. Subsequently, prompted by a friendship and an admiration, I went to the governor with the suggestion that present members of the board be rcappointed and my name forgotten. "Through it ail the governor has been insislent that a 'young man's viewpoint' is needed on the board. It hasn't been and isn't now my idea. But I have deferred to his judgment and if my appointment is confirmed. I shall give to the job the best of my efforts and ability." The state board of education meets rn an average nf one day a month and the compensation is 510 a meeting. House Passes Farm-Market Road Measure DES MOINES, (.!)--Though the Iowa house was in a battling mood Tuesday, forces supporting the senate farm-to-market road program pushed quickly through the bill and passed it by a vote of 105 lo 1. The bill, as amended by the house, would provide $1,300,000 annually for farm-lo-markel road construction in Iowa, of which one half would come from federal funds and one-half from Ihe slate primary road fund. Only major change made by the house was the provision that 4 per cent of the primary road fund be diverted into the secondary road fund. Defer Homestead Action. Senator Albert Shaw (R) ot Pocahontas asked the seriate in its morning session to turn down house amendments to the homestead tax relief bill, but the chamber deferred action when other senators explained they wanted to "study what the house did to the homestead bill." Shnw said his object was lo send the bill immediately to a conference committee to iron out disagreement on minor points. The amendment to divert part of Ihe primary road fund for farm-to-mai-ket roads was submitted by Rep. Dcwey E. Goode (R) of Bloomficld. Opponents of the amendment pointed out that a bill now on file would divert another foiu- per cent from the primary road fund lor the purchase o£ inter-slate bridges - ? Sees "Baa Precedent " " "Rep Glenn Ciutis (D) of Cherokee argued it set a "bad precedent." Rep. Thomas Stimpson (D) of Amimosa cast the lone dissenting vole when the completed bill was put lo a vole. An amendment by Rep. C L Rice (D) ot Delta, adopted soon after the house took up the bill would prevent awarding of any contract, under the fann-to-market road program to any state official or member of the highway commission or to any relative within the third degree, or lo any firm in which a member or the commission is financially interested. The house voted also not lo penalize a counly derelict in its maintenance of farm-to-markel road by refusing to permit allotment, of funds for any more projects until the counly had repaired the roads. House Debate Heated. The ^ d e b a t e on the Goodc amendment was heated and the vote was close--58 to 45. Representative Rice failed in his effort lo have the amendment reconsidered. Before taking a noon recess, the upper house defeated a bill lo "regulate lobbying" and impose penalties for violations. Twenty-four senators voted for the b i l l and b u t 20 voted in opposition but it failed lo p;iss for lack of ;i majority. The defeated measure would have required lobbyists to register and file with the secretary of slate their expense accounts for work for or against a legislative proposal. Senator Leo Etthon (R) of Fertile, the author, told the assembly: "We have to go ori record every time we vote--why shouldn't we require lobbyists to go on record also?" Centennial Celebration. The senate also passed a resolution authorizing the governor to name a committee of 25 lo plan Iowa's territorial centennial next year and then cleared its decks to hear an explanation during the afternoon by Judge James P. Gaffney of Williamsburg, of his plan Cor the nonpnrtisan clcclion of judges. The Iowa house quickly put its stamp of approval on hvo emergency acls In bolster benefit provisions of the mortgage morator- i u m r e d e m p t i o n act already passed by both l e g i s l a t i v e branches. While the house was thus acting the senate decided to defer action for the time being on a bill to use $2,500,000 of state liquor commission profits for a stale board of control building program. The bill will be taken up by the senate after that branch has disposed of the motor vehicle measure which is scheduled for disposition Wednesday. Z Emergency Bills, The two emergency bills, introduced by the committee on emergency legislation, passed the lower chamber without a dissenting vole. They wore drafted lo extend aid to owners of mortR^cd property who filed applications for rc- 1 · ' '"/ LOOK INSIDE FOR- MRS. WALLIS SIMPSON Turns to Seclusion of Wooded French Estate ON PAGE 2 4 Women's Names Are Written in on Vote ON PAGE a -Mohawks Often Second Meet Thuisday ON PAGE 9 More T h a r i O O . O O O Made Idle by Strikes ON PAGE 2 2 AUTOLOADS OF OFFICERS WITH KILLER CONVICT Life Sentence Follows Full Confession to Part in Zrostlik Murder. Two autoloads of o f f i c e r s , 'armed to the teeth," roared away from Mason City soon after daylight Tuesday for Fort Madison, laking Thomas J. Runyon, 31, Bethel, Minn., to the state penitentiary to begin serving a liie sentence for his part in the slaying of James Zrostlik, Britt farmer. Runyon, who confessed late Monday at Garner to participating in the Zrostlik slaying, was heavily guarded on the Irips from Mason Cily lo Garner. Those who took him to Fort Madison, over an ' unannounced route, were Hancock County Sheriff Leslie Brower and his deputy, Elmer Kallcr, and two stale agents. Movements Secret. Meanwhile aulhorilies, whose movements have been surrounded by secrecy In connection with the prosecution ot Runyon, were furnished new clews to the other two members of the bandit trio who shot down Zrostlik. In a complete confession, Runyon for three hours recited a series of crimes in North. Iowa and Southern Minnesota which one officer described as ' bloodcurdling," and lanked Hunyon as Iowa "public- enemy No 1 " ' ' WILEY, KNESEL, ROBERTSON WIN 1,302 Total Vote Cast in School Election Larger Than Expected. TABLE ON PAGE 2 Howard L. Knesel, R. E. Robertson and R. E. Wiley were elected Mnson City school directors in Monday's annual school election. Mr. Robertson and Mr. Wiley were re-elected and Mr. Knescl chosen to succeed Frank Goodman, who was not a candidate. The u n o f f i c i a l r e t u r n s on Die vole for the four candidates in Ihe race was as follows; H o w a r d L. Knescl SKI9 R. !·',. Wiley 930 R. E. Robertson !)2fl Dr. K. F. Kunz (i98 The; t o t a l vole cast in the election was 1.I102, .somewhat larger than was anticipated earlier on election day when activity at the polling places was at a standstill a large part of the jime. There was evidently a large i n f l u x of voters the last few hours before the polls closed. The vole compares with 1,760 cast a year ago w h e n there was considerable activity connected w i t h the campaign and six candid a t e s in the race for two positions. The board will meet next Monday to organize for the coming year. guarded carefully by officeis, bui were understood to furnish I2«ei? with extensive clews It was also believed that the confession Held PICTURE AND STORY A picture of Thomas J. Run- von and Paul Gruber, the state agent who arrested him in Wichita, Kans., will be found on page 2 and a story of James Zrosllik, murdered Britt farmer on page .?, 9 Get Prison Terms in Black Legion Plot DETROIT, (d 1 )--Nine men were sentenced Tuesday to prison terms of one lo five years each toe a black legion plot to kill Arthur L. Kingsley, newspaper publisher of Highland Park. demption extension outside of re- g u l a r court terms. Contending many of those applications had been inv.ilidly handled mortgage holders where foreclosure had been started were asking for deeds, the house was told. The first emergency bill, an amendment to the redemption measure, defined the jurisdiction of district judges in these matters as valid whether in or out of re- g u l a r terms of court. II passed KG to 22. The second, a separate bill, legalized such redemption exlen- sions ns have been granted out of term by various judges of the state. information on a series of North Iowa bank robberies as well as the Zrosllik slaying and other crimes. Enters Guilty Pica. District Judge Henry Graven sentenced the boyish looking gangster afler Runyon pleaded guilty to n charge of participating in the killing. Heavily armed deputies and patrolmen guarded the courtroom. The show oC force recalled statements of prosecutors last Saturday that they feared a gangland invasion lo shoot Runyon's way lo freedom or kill him because "he might talk loo much." After he had passed sentence, Judge Graven said he had dealt lightly with Hunyon because (he prisoner promised he would I c l l "all he knows" concerning Ihr. j killers who operated in southern ' Minnesota and northern Iowa. Kunynn's Baby Cries. Heavily shackled, Runyon appeared calm in the courtroom as his 4 months old baby cried tret- fuliy and Zrosllik's widow sobbed during witness' testimony at the short hearing. Officers said Runyon signed a confession M o n d a y afternoon. Immediately following the sentence, he was closeted with authorities. Captured in Wichita, Kans,, a week ago Sunday by Stale Agent Paul Giuber, Runyon is Ihe first of three highwaymen who shot and killed the young farmer as he, his w i f e and baby were on their way lo an early morning mass, Nov. 2, 1935, tn be sentenced. The two other suspects slill are at large. After Hunyon's capture, Gruber announced t h a t Robert Mnrciuarri and Claire Gibson are the other two suspects wanted for killing w i t h o u t warning Zrostlik when lin stopped to help them a f t e r they wrecked n stolen car near Britt. Spends Ninlil Here. Runyon was brought lo Mason City Monday afternoon, then returned to Garner to complete a formality in the sentencing. Finally he was brought lo the Cerro Gordo j a i l lo spend Ihe night. Hancock Counly Attorney W. D. Daly said the three hour confession the prisoner made following sentence revealed for the first time events of sensational nature. Tears welled from Mrs. Zrost- lik's eyes when she told how the Irio shol her husband without warning, dragged him on to the pavement, jerked her and her baby from the automobile a n d fled in the Zrosllik car as her husband lay dying. While Ihe slain man's wirtmv sobbed out her story, Runyon'r , young wife left Ihc courtroom -;

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