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Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, April 30, 1934
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l'«Ste'j^:W^r.iMl'je*^V»*:-^^ -'S:£3'PW*.-'xy.'»^ £rf«#fiw,'!UMiWSi«l!WV''« TWO ,,/ASON CTIT APRIL 30 1934 / RITES FOR JOHN MIRROW HELD Body of Clyde Dillon, Former Charles City Barber, Is Taken to Monroe. CHARLES CITY, April 30.--Fu- xieral services for John M. Mirrow, 81 year old retired farmer who died here today after an illness of several weeks, due to heart trouble, were held Monday in the Catholic church with the Rev. Father W. J. Convery presiding. Coming from Germany to a farm near Waverly 49 years ago, Mirrow r -tired in 1923 and moved with his family to Charles City. He is usr- vived by his wife and two daughters, Mrs. A. F. Green and Mrs. Chris Frost, all of Charles City. The body of Clyde Dillon, 50, was taken to Monroj where burial will be made Sunday by relatives. Dillon had been under physicians care since April 17 when he received a fractured skull when struck by an automobile here. He was a barber here during the last six years. ADMITS SELLING DILLINGER GUNS (Continued From Pate 1) forced the three officers to give up their weapons and struck Whalen. The other two mec, remaining In their car, held machine guns on the officers. Four Resume Flight. The four then resumed their flight, eluding Forest Park policemen who attempted to intercept them. The gunmen's car, a new dark (Ford) sedan, was believed to have been stolen from Dr. Merle Sweeley · at Melrose. The skirmish came as a rumor of Dillinger's death was gaining circulation. This report had it that the desperado may have been mortally wounded when he and his pals blazed their way out of the little Bohemia resort country near Mercer, Wis., a week ago this morning. The rumor, heard several times since the greatest manhunt of the decade began, received official notice last night. Melvin H. Purvis, chief of the Chicago office of the government's bureau of investigation, made the terse announcement that federal officers had been "unable to verify reports that Dillinger is dead in Wisconsin." Still Hunting Him. "We are still looking for him," he added. "All poppycock," was the comment of Tom McGreggor sheriff of Vilas county, where last week's gunplay cost the lives of a federal officer and a; private citizen. Federal investigators at St. Paul jiecmied to discuss the report, hut " continued to push their investigation, begun eight weeks ago after Dillinger, with his wooden gun, bluffed his way out of the Crown Point, Ind., jail. . Identify Three Women. There was the usual crop of reports on the whereabouts of Dillinger. Authorities established definitely the identities of the three young women caught in the Little Bohemia resort and shace held in jail at Madison, Wis. They named one of them as the wife of "Baby Face" Nelson and the other two as friends of Tommy Carroll and Homer Van Meter, henchmen of the Indiana desperado. Van Meter was identified through photographs as the leader of a band of bank bandits that looted a bank in suburan Villa Park last Friday of $6,000. The authorities said that Carroll's girl friend' comes from St. Paui, that her name is Delaney, and that IN DAY'S NEWS Dr. George F. Zook, V. S. commissioner of education, Monday rejected the invitation to succeed Dr. Walter A. Jessup sis president of the State University' of Iowa. she is the sister-in-law of Pat Riley, former St. Paul American association club mascot now sought for questioning in conection with the Dillinger search. The agents accused the third girl--Van Meter's friend--of making arrangements for the rental of an apartment used as one of the gang's hideouts in Minneapolis. TROOPS MOBILIZE FOR PARIS RIOTS (Continued From Page 1) strike against recent government economy decrees. Austria began its precautionary moves by rounding up known agitators and consigning them to jail. A "state of alarm" already has been declared in Spain. There was fear of violent disorders in connection with a general strike called by socialists and extremists in Madrid. Fearing clashes between members of the Zionist revionists and the Histadruth--general federation of Jewish labor--authorities banned all demonstrations in Jerusalem. Nine foreign communists and one Belgian were arrested at Brussels and Malines, charged with preparing revolutionary agitation for May day. [owan Paralyzed as Result of Shooting at Mount Pleasant MOUNT PLEASANT, April 30. (SP--Joe Dunn, 40, a construction gang worker, today lay in a hospital here, paralyzed from the hrp down as a result of a shooting last night. Dunn, with Ole Oleson, a fellow worker, was at the home of Joe Angels, said to be an unemployed painter. Angels was said to have become angered and ordered the men from the house. Then he shot Dunn in the back just below the heart. Dunn's condition was reported serious. Cardinal Gets Office. VATICAN CITY, April 30. OB-Pope Piua today named Cardinal Fumasoni-Biondi protector of the Franciscan tertiary Sisters of the Holy Family, Dubuque. 4IOWANSDEAD AFTER WEEK-END 9 Others Receive Injuries as Result of Auto Accidents! Four lowans were dead Monday and nine others injured as a result of three automobile accidents over the week-end. Th« dead were: Mrs. Mike Mitchell, 76. Vail, killed on her way to church, when struck by a car driven by Jo:hn Hickey, Jr., of Vail. Caroline Hartung, 13. Council Bluffs, fatally injured.when struck by a car driven by Walter Brandt, 16, as she was · returning from church. Alfred P. Miller, 55, Marathon, and Mrs. Margaret M. Kennelley. 56, Des Moines, both killed in an automobile collision a mile and a half east of Adeh The injured were: Mr. and Mrs. Charon Smlck and Miss Margaret I. Kennelley, all of Des Moines; Donald and Arnold Anderson, Marathon; Martha Olmsted. Des Moines; and Helen Miller, Dorothy Galbraith and Gust Grey, al! of Marathon. Smick's car containing Mr. and Mrs. Smick, Mrs. Smicks sister and mother, collided at an' intersection with the car driven by Miller in which the others were riding. Both cars plunged into a 15 foot ditch and overturned. An inquest was scheduled by Coroner Will Carpenter of Polk county. HELD IN BREMER CASE John J. "Boss" McLaughlin (above), former Illinois legislator, was jailed in Chicago as the alleged "brains" of the $200,000 kidnaping of Edward Bremer, St. Paul banker. {Associated "ress Photo). The Test of Paint Quality O UR Northwest climate is a severe test of paint quality. The paint you nee must be both lieat-proof and frost-proof--must withstand violent changes in temperature. Here is a brand of paints that has successfully itood the severest tests of Northwest climate, season in and season out, for over half a century. Paints They giw you greater covering e»p»city, longer we»r, uniform results, because fher are pnre--they contain no fillers, substitutes or adulterants. 'When properly applied, they will not check, blister, peel or chalV 'Why not nw the best--it eosta less because it takes less paint for a food job. Let Vt Help You Solrs. your Pointing Proolenu wi* Our raluable fiem Sercice, "Neic Stylet in Color." R. S. SHEPHERD PAINT WALLPAPER 5 S. Commercial Are. Kear of Scney's Jewelry Store ZOOK DECLINES PRESIDENCY OF U .(Continued From Fag« 1 in charge of education, and for several years dean of the'law school of the university, Dr. Eugene A. Gilmore, "The board decided with entire unanimity to invite Dean Gilmore to become acting president of the university, effective July 1. We feel confident, should he accept, that under his administration the university' will be in competent hands, and that his appointment will be satisfactory alike to the faculties, the students, the alumni and the people of the state generally. "Signed: George T. Baker." Some Doubt Arose. Dean Gilmore said that -he had agreed to accept the position as acting president of the university in case Dr. Zook declined, but that he did not know what the board's future plans would be. "I have no information as to whether the board will continue to look for an outside man or not," Dean Gilmore asserted. The dean'a statement follows: "When there arose some doubt as to whether Dr. Zook would accept the invitation to become president, I was asked whether I would consent to assume the responsibility of the office in case Dr. Zook should decline. Believing that the welfare of the university is the paramount consideration and should take precedence over personal interests or wishes, I replied that, if the board so desired, I would do so. "I am willing to join the faculty and board in keeping the university n its present high place, and in ad- ·anclng it to higher achievements. "President Jessup has left a record which will bs a constant chal- enge to every member of the university, I will do my part in meeting .his challenge. j "Signed: Eugene A. Gilmore," \ Governor of Philippines. · Before joining the university ol Io%va faculty as dean of the Col- ege of Law in 1930, Dr. Gilmore served eight years as vice governor and acting governor general of the Philippine Islands. He was appointed vice governor by President Harding in 1922. Fol- owing the death of Gen. Leonard Wood, who was then governor general, in 1927, Dean Gilmore became acting governor. In that capacity he had administrative control of the entire school system of the islands in which more than one million pupils were enrolled and 27,000 teachers were employed. He also had administrative supervision over public health and sanitation of the islands. Dean Gilmore was born at Brownsville, Nebr., July 4, 1871. He received a bachelor or arts degree from DePauw university, Greencastle, Ind., in 1893, and doctor of law degree from Harvard university in 1899. Practiced 3 Years. After graduating from DeFauw he studied law at Indianapolis, Ind.. and was admitted to the bar in that state. Following his graduation from Harvard university he was admitted to the Massachusetts bar and practiced law in Boston from 1899 to 1902. He abandoned the practice of law to become a member of the University of Wisconsin lav/ faculty in 1902, serving as professor there until his appointment in the Philippines. While at the university he acted as technical adviser to the Wisconsin legislature. Dean Gilmore is president of the Association of American Law Schools. He is the author of several law textbooks and numerous pamphlets and articles in the field. One textbook on the law of partnership is widely used. He is also editor of the Modern Law Encyclopedia. ADMITS HE HAD RANSOM MONEY (Continued From Fnt 1) story, but would not make public the details. Won on Horses. The government theory is -that the swindlers met their victim about a year ago in a South Bend, Ind., hotel. The leader of the confidence men told him of an .acquaintance who had won large sums on horse races by wire tapping. The swindlers and the victim allegely""won" approximately $900,000 before the supposed bookmaker asked for evidence that they could have paid, if they had lost. The victim is supposed to have called upon Bremer in St. Paul obtaining 550,000 which he carried back to South Bend. That was the end of the money, as far as he was concerned. Agents said that then the swindlers passed along word that Bremer had money and , the kidnapers seized him. Jan. 17. He was released after payment of 5200,000. Outline Relief Plans. DES MOINES, April. 30. UP)-- Tnree hundred and fifty emergency relief officials meeting here heard an outline of the new relief program for Iowa. ARRESTED AFTER ALL NIGHT CHASE Negro Sought for Stabbing of Policeman Hunted by Crowd of 500. CRISF1ELD, Md., April 30. Sheriff Luther Daugherty early today captured Harry Flemming, Negro for whom hundreds of men and boys had searched woods and swamps since, early last night. Flemming. wanted for seriously wounding Police Harry Daugherty with a chisel was in .the hands of a guard of state police and being rushed to Baltimore before the sheriff let the searching crowd know their man was gone. The sheriff, who said he had been "working alone," made the arrest unaided when he found Flemming at the home of Joe Spence, near Westover Cross Roads, several miles from the spot where the crowd believed they had l him surrounded in a swamp. The crowd, at times estimated at more than 500, had been looking for the Negro since about 9 o'clock last night. It had dwindled to around 100 early this morning when the town fire siren shrieked out to summon more men to the hunt. It was at that time that the empty swamp, several miles from here, was surrounded. The Negro was alleged to have attacked Policeman Daugherty, distant kinsman of the sheriff, when the officer went to arrest him last night. At first it was thought that he had been shot in the temple and officers probed for a bullet. Later it was decided that the attack had been made with some sharp instrument that cut through the skulL Sheriff Daugherty said .information was that the Negro had used a chisel. At the hospital today it was said that the officer had only a fighting chance to live. Damage From Blaze at Valley Junction Estimated $21,000 VALLEY JUNCTION, April 30. uD--Valley Junction residents today were surveying the damage of an estimated $21,000 fire here last night in the Wegener building. The fire, of unknown origin, routed about 200 people from a theater and hotel housed in the building. No one was injured. Minor damage was done to some postal properties in the postoffice next door as a result of a flood of water poured on the building. The damage was partly covered Dy insurance. JAPAN AGREES TO "OPEN DOOR" Sir John Simon Tells House of Commons Nippon Will Obey Treaty. LONDON, April 30. CfPl--Sir John Simon,' foreign secretary, told the house of commons today that Japan fully .accepted the policy of the "open 'door" for all nations in China. The foreign secretary's statement was made before a house packed with members,and spectators anxious to hear the government's attitude on the Japanese "hands off China doctrine, unofficially stated April 17. Sir John said that Sir Francis Lindley. British ambassador in Tokio, had pointed out to Koki Hirota, the Japanese foreign minister, that the principle of equal rights in China was very explicitly guaranteed by the nine power treaty signed at Washington in 1922, to which Japan was a signatory. He told his hearers that Japan has informed the British government it has no intention of Interfering with ''the common rights" of other powers in China and has reaffirmed its policy of the maintenance of the open door. Congress again has insisted on. being independent -- independent democrat and independent republi- can.--Bralnerd Dispatch. Hermann Miller of Waterloo Victim of Heart Disease WATERLOO. April 30. CT)--Hermann Miller, 72, vice president of the Iowa Fire Insurance company and chairman-of the Waterloo riverfront commission, died this morning at his home, of heart disease. · Wolf Dies at Freeport. FREEPORT, III., April 30. (.T)-Charles Clinton Wolf, 79, former newspaper publisher and thirty- third degree Mason, died today. ta.rge Crowd Sees Play. LONEROCK, April 30--The seniors presented their class play, "Fingerprints." a three act comedy. Thursday and Friday nights to large audiences. From Fire and Theft Our Modern Vault Protects HORTHWEST SAVINGS BANK MA$ON CltY IOWA J^_ AFFILIA7ED WITH NORTHWCS T BAHCOKPOKKTIOH Real Estate Transfers JIaynard, William to C. E. Brooks Co., SI. Lot 16, Ensley sub of lot 15 Emsley and Adams' sub of NE SW 9-96-20. 12-2-34. Parker. Carl A. and wife to Gerta Brown. Si. Lot 22, block 3, Parker's Sixth addition, M. C. 4-26-31 Gillette goes on the air-- with new network program! 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