The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on April 2, 1931 · Page 13
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 13

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, April 2, 1931
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APRIL 2 1931 EVENING PAPERS IN EL PASO JOIN Former Publisher' of One Takes Over Morning Times. EL PASO, April 2. #--The 131 PHS.O Evening Post, a Scripps-Howard newspaper, today announced the purchase of its evening competitor, the El Paso Herald, from the'Lind- say Nunn company. Beginning today the mergefi papers will be published as the El Paso Herald-Post. Simultaneously, Dorrance D. Roderick, who has held the title of resident publisher, bought the Morning and Sunday Times from his associates. Purchase of the Herald Involves none of its physicnl plant, which . goes to the Times. Like Scripps- Howard's recent purchase of the New York World newspapers, the E! Paso deal involves only the name the good will, the circulation lists aytf the Associated Press meiuber- shm of the paper purchased. Northwestern Athlete Played Hero Role in Rescue of Iowa Man KNOXVILLB. April 2. Up)--Performer of many a heroic feat in Northwestern athletics, C. R. "Rut" Walter, famous Wildcat athlete, recently played the hero's role in another field by effecting the rescue of W- J. Seddon of Hiteman from a burning automobile. It was learned here that Walter. now on a lyceum tour, discovered Seddon's automobile stalled in the middle of the road Monday night near Lovilia. He saw flames coming from the car. Running to the ma- chifie, he found Seddon unconscious with flames enveloping part of his body. Walter extinguished the blaze with snow and managed to revive the motorist. Walter kept his speaking engagement here Monday night and spoke Tuesday night in Cedar Rapids. Change Made in System for Giving Journalists Experience in Writing IOWA CITY, April 2.--Reporters for the Daily lowan, the University of Iowa's , official student newspaper, no longer 'Will coyer their assignments while learning the rudiments of journalism. ' Effective next September, the students will undergo a semester of lectures before 'they are given actual reportorial duties, while news for ^the paper during- this semester will ^^be/gathered and written by advanced students,^ ..-, VThe novices 'gradually will as- r _riTng the duties': of ;"th'e,iyetbrans durlSg; the secoail-: semester* putting into practice the theories learned ,, from lectures .of the previous*four ' months. Prof. Frank L. Mott, director of the school of journalism, instigated the curriculum change. Bo one Man Pleads Own Case; Collects Damages BOONB, April 2. 7P)--D. J. Coon of Boone, pleading his own case, has been awarded 5350 damages against the Iowa State Highway commission. Former owner of Nic ollet park, Coon petitioned for more damages following a verdict for VIGILANTE APPEALS MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Found guilty of malicious prosecution of Walter Shaver, Chicago book vsellor, arrested for selling an alleged obsceno book, the Key. Philip Yarrow, president of the Illinois Vigilance ussiiK'iiitloii, above, had his choice of paying a $5,000 judgment to Sluivcr, or going to .jail under jury's verdict, which is being appealed. Sliaver sued Yarrow for $25,000 for entrapping him Into selling th.p book he said he Imd not road. ?187 by a condemnation jury for .44 of an acre of his land condemned for a detour when highway No. 30 was rerouted west of here. DO YOU OBJECT TO SAVING $ 1 5 On Your Plate? This Week Only a $25 Plate For $11-50 Made of "Coming's" beautiful golden plate -- combined with extra good teeth of the color you desire. CRAVENS Exclusive PLATE SHOPPES 18 first St. S. E.--Mason City 30G 8th St. . JOS Locust DCS iUoinra Out-of-Town Customers Write Children's Sh Miller-Jones Combines Low Price with Quality oes Good Shoes correctly fit, describes Millor-Joneg children's choca perfectly. Children admire the neat strap, tie anl oxford stylo of black or tan leathers. $122 ^ $]_§£ Goodyear Welts $2.49 MISSES' SHOES Siie U to 2 $1?9 t o $7 79 JL ^= Goodyear Welts $2..79 i Boys' Shoes The young men like these mannish, styles and the long wearing qualities appeal to parents. Black or tan. Children's Sizes 5 to U MILLERJONES 39 SOUTH FEDEKAI, AVB. FUGITIVE FOR 2 YEARS GIVES UP Man Arrested for Bigamy Confesses Wrecking Nebraska Bank. PHILADELPHIA, April 2. /VJ-A fugitive for whom an international search had been made for more than two years, Paul Wupper, alias Frederick Brinkman, has revealed himself to police here' aa a bigamist and the embezzler of "close to 51,000,000" from the Beemer State bank, Beemer, Nebr., of which he was president. "I got tired of being hunted," he told the authorities. "I felt that sooner or later I would be caught and thot this was a good time to make a clean breast of things and ease my conscience."* Wupper made his revelations in municipal court while awaiting a. hearing on charges of bigamy preferred by wife No. 2, who cause.! lu's nrrest in New York two weeks ago on a fugitive warrant. Confesses- Charge. While waiting in the ' sheriff's cell room he wrote a brief statement confessing that he was wanted in Nebraska for the wrecking of the Beemer bank ana then dictated a message ~to Sheriff M. L. Endres of Lincoln, Nebr., asking him to come and get him. Wupper, who is 52, was held for extradition to Nebraska in a few days. Rewards aggregating 53,150 had been offered for his arrest. The prisoner told police ne had deserted wife No. 2, the former Miss Hedwig Hirsch, whom he married in this city a year ago under ttie name of Frederick Brinkman, because he had lost his position. He said wife No. 1 with their two children lives in Fremont, Nebr., and that he had not heard from them since he left there. · Banker 20 Years. "I had been president of the State bank at Beemer for 20 years," the police quoted Wupper as saying. "I got into trouble thru bank loans, frozen paper and lack of cash reserve. "I left Beemer with a bank examiner and the secretary of the state banking department, for Omaha to try and raise money to straighten things out. I also tried Chicago and New York, but without success. Then I saw an article in the paper that the bank was closed and I was declared a fugitive, so I came to Phnaaelphia. At. that time I had only $35 in my pockets. "Shortly after I came here, I obtained work as a superintendent with an electrical concern in Trenton, N. J. I met Miss Hedwig Hirsch in a German restaurant in Philadelphia. We were married in x magistrate's office Feb. 23, 1930." GLAD HE CONFESSED LINCOLN, Nebr., April 2. UF--A broken hearted wife and mother-Mrs. Paul Wupper--at her home in Fremont last night said of her husband who was being held in Philadelphia for Nebraska authorities facing charges of emblezzling approximately $1,000,000 from the now defunct Beemer State bank, "I'm glad he confessed." "I thot maybe he was dead," Mrs. Wuppor continued. "But it's a relief to know what has become of him. I 13 do not want to see him, I have no grudge against him and I will filo no complaints or charges against him." Sheriff to Lcnve. Meanwhile, State Sheriff Michael Endres was preparing to leave here today for Philadelphia, accompanied by Sheriff C. H. Sass of Cuming county to return Wupper. The Wupper family includes Margaret, 22; and Caroline 20. Margaret is a grade school teacher at Fremont and Caroline is a University of Nebraska student here. Mrs. Wupper said her husband came to this country from Germany when he was a young man. Ho worked as a store clerk for several years. Later he became an assistant cashier of a Scribner bank'and then he went to Beemer as cashier of the Beemer bank. Soon he assumed control of the institution he is charge.} with wrecking in 1328. Qimrtct to Give Concert. NASHUA, April 2.--The Iowa State Teachers' college faculty string quartet will give a concert at the First Congregational church Monday night, April 6 which is being sponsored by the chapter E. N. P. E. O. Extension Workers to Hold Conference AMES, April 2.--Members of the extensive service staff at Iowa State college will take off next week, April 6, to 10, to study problems of extension work and to get better acquainted with their own college during the annual extension staff conference here. Part of the week will be spent by each section of the extension service in conference with the corresponding de- partment in the college or experiment station. The afternoons will be given over to tours to various sections of the experiment station to inspect work being done there and hear discussions of recent developments. Auto Accident Proves Fatal LARCHWOOD, April 2. automobile accident Tuesday night caused the death of Albert Under- burg, 26, farmer living near here. His machine collided with one driven by Roy Bratcher, who was not Injured. Could Not Sleep on Account of Pain. Healed by Guticura. f "Eczema broke out in a rash all over one side of my face and on my cmn. It itched and burned so badly that I thought I could not stand !'· Some nighla I could not sleep on account of the burning pain. When I put powder on my face it just caked and looked awful. The trouble lasted about three months. "I began using Cuticura Soap and Ointment'and in about two and a naif weeks there was a great improvement, and in three weeks I was completely healed." (Signed) Miss Thclraa Winsor, 7th and Adams Sts., Lincoln, Neb. Soap ZSc. Oinlmont 25 and Me. 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