The Kane Republican from Kane, Pennsylvania on July 23, 1934 · Page 1
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Kane, Pennsylvania
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Monday, July 23, 1934
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V Martial Law Minneapolis Truck Dtipers Defy The Kane Ieptjbiican Daily Temperature Reading 6 A. M. 57 12 Noon 72 KANE The year around health reaort 1934 VOL. XXXX, NO. 264 THREE CENTS A CQEY (its run ITU Poor DEAD OUTLAW AND HI Strikers Halt Trucks in Face of Warning That Martial Law Will Department of Justice 'Agents Ambush Outlaw as He Leaves Chicago Movie With Two Women (United Press) IJy KOBERT T. LOUGHRAN United Press Staff Correspondent CHICAGO July 23. A stiffening - corpse in the county Be Dsed to Combat Violence (United Press) MINNEAPOLIS, July 23. Striking truck drivers defied police today and halted the movement of city garbage trucks in the face of a warning from Gov. Floyd U. Olson! that renewed violence will be met with martial law. More than 200 pickets blocked the trucks' roadway with a line of cars a block long, Tim Buckley, a garbake collection superintendent reported. The pickets, apparently, were unarmed. ft! " I ?fo IS1 morgue and a muddied pool of blood in the filth of an alley was al! that was left today of John Dillinger, arch criminal of modem times. ' Dillinger died as lie lived in a hail of bullets and a welter of blood. lie died at 10 :10 o'clock last night with a smile on his lips and a woman on each ami. Twelve federal agents and five policemen, shooting through a crowd of men, women and children, dropped the little desperado as he left a motion picture theater six blocks off the famous gold coast. Johu Dillinger, who was slain last night by federal :i gents, - had his last' success iul encounter with the law when he escaped in the car, shown in above photo, altef fleeing a federal trap at Mercer, Wis. The bloodstained auto was found In a Chicago street and led to a concentration of Dcpaitiuent - or Justice men there, with the climax at 10:40 o'clock last night when he walked oulf of a movie theater and into a hail of pistol fire. Dillinger's photograph is at the right. t ' - ' '": i SECRET SERVICE HEAD DECLARES WOMEN LED f TO (United Prest) r ? CHICAGO, July 23. A mysterious "woman in red" led federal agents to the theatre where yiey lulled John D;!linger last night, one report feaid today. Mtlvin L. Purvis, head of the Fed; eial Bureau of Inspection, wcul:' Titith - 1 er confirm nor deny this sio - y of now the nation's master investigators fin - all set a" trap that caught Dillinger.' Purvis admitted that some - unnamed person would be eligible for the Dillinger reward; he acknowledged that someone far removed from the ranks of federal agents and police supplied the tip that led to Dillinger's death, bu he refused to confirm that this person was a w oman. For more than four months Iurvis had plotted in vain against Dillinger. With a determination typical of the Justice Department he clung to the pursuit. This time, he said, Dillinger had been in Chicago about three days when Purvis received a telephone call at 5 p. m. yesterday. "I felt that the clue 1 got early last evening to the effect that he would attend the picture show depicting the life of a man that ended, in the electric chair would be a good one." . Purvis had concentrated throughout his search for Dillinger's craze for women. Commenting on this angle - today Purvis said: "If Dillinger had his choice he would undoubtedly have selected the setting of last night's shooting surrounded by adoring women. It was the women who led him to his grave." ICKES LAUNCHES NEW OIL FIGHT WASHINGTON, July 23. (UP) - - Oil Administrator Harold L. Ickes launched today a new drive against production of "hot oil" and destructive retail gasoline price wars. . Ickes issued new regulations regarding production and announced that criminal penalties would be enforced for violations. The penalties of the NRA also will be invoked. He said conciliators' would be sent out to adjust local price wars. AAAWrAAv. - ... . jr.. - jr. j n ESCAPE CAR 1 1 2TH BEGIWS Nr WfParrReginKmt Goes Into Action as Pinehot Watches TOOK FIELD i - LAST NIGHT CAMP MUI1L ML Gretna, Pa., July 23. While their commander - in - chief, Governor Gifford Pinehot, watched from a distance, Pennsylvania National guardsmen today began the first maneuvers of the war problem which will be concluded before the training period closes next Saturday. ' Having left camp at ML Gretna last nigbt while' other detachments were entertaining visitors, the 112th Infantry began' operations against the "enemy" at dawnla the vicinity of Colc - (Cohtlnnea oo page 4) N BY HIT - SKIP DRIVER Blaine Hausman, 19, of Aiken, near Rew Cily was admitted to the Kane Summit hospital late last night suffering severe lacerations about the face and righO leg as a result of being struck by a hit and run driver yesterday morning at Aiken. X - rays showed no fractures. Young Hausman was standing near his car talking to a friend in the car when a machine bearing New York license plates' and approaching at a fast rate of upeed passed the Hausman automobile on the wrong side knocking Hausman down and rendering him unconscious. He w as rushed to Smeth - port, where first aid whs given by Dv. M. Itogers, anil later brought to the Summit hospital. It was reported that the license number of the hit - run driver had beeu secured. - ' KANE, PA.,. MONDAY, JULY odd Skull Frctcrcdi By FaDir. 7 Weight - Oscar Carlson, el, of Durant City, was in a serious condition in the Kane Summit hospital this afternoon as a result of a heavy metal object falling on his head this morning, at the Kane American Glass corporation plant. ' "': , ' - Ilia injuries were described" as a fractured skull and bruises about thj face. y ' Carlson, a millwright at the Durant City plant, was injured at about ten o'clock this morning while repairing a polishing machine. In some unexplained manner a counterweight for a rope - tightening device on the polisher became loose and fell about six feet, striking, Carlson on the head. The counterweight, which weighed about 20 pounds, cut a deep gash in the man's head and rendered him un conscious, for ubouMhree minutes. He was given first aid at the plant hospital by Dr. L. W. Dana, company J physician, and then brought to the Summit hospital. FEAR DEATH TOLL IN 17 (United Press) - OSSIN1NG, N. Y July 23. .Search ers of the charred hulk of a bus that was a'flamlng coffin for at least fif teen persons, feared an even greater death list today as ''they sifted ashes for evidence of human cremation. Fifty men, women" and children were in the blazing bus that careened down a steep hill within sight of Sing Sing prison, and (dunged over a 40 foot embankiii - nt. It was an end to a Sunday holiday excursion bo horribl'j that authorities feared many of the charred remains would never be identified. , Nearly a score of the ' surviving passengers were in hospitals. Three of these are not expected to live. Throughout the night hysterical women and grief - stricken men visited morgues and hospjlals attempting to Identify masses of charred bones as relatives or friends. It was feared the Jeath toll might reach 17 or U. All the members w;re members or Triends of the Brooklyn 'Democratic League. They were on their way io Sing Slug to sec their baseball team play a convict nine. A gay Sunday excursion at its start, the paity was transformed w ith tragi csuddenness In t3 ' n 23, J. (United Press) Butte, Mont., was center of the strike focus today as a two months walk out. of copper workers flared into a wave of violence. The dispute, long smouldering, swung "attention away from the quieter scenes on the Pacific coast and t Minneapolis; . Authorities of the Anaconda Copper Co., threatened to appeal to the governor for state troops to preserve order after a week cud marked by widespread destruction of property which they charged was instigated by strikers. the - otluT im rut - raised the threat of a general strike. The walkout began last May ai d has de, veloped slowly until several thousand men are now idle. Copper company officials said" local authorities had ignored requests for additional protection of property. Federal mediators attempted to adjust differences at Butte for several weeks. Their efforts failing, I hoy were' reported to have left the scene. On th Pacific coast the outcome cf a ballot by longsfiorenien on arbitration of all maritime workers differences was eagerly awaited. " A favorable vote is expected to bring complete peace, to the area. At Minneapolis the situation was quiet under terms of a temporary truce affected by Gov. Floyd Olson to allow mediators a breathing spell in nrkl..t. . 1. . .1 nincii ii was nopeu a compromise could be effected. ' Washington interest was centered on the unexpected departure of Gen. Hugh S. Johnson from the Pacific coast with the announced intention of returning to the capitol. No announcement of the reason for his departure was given and it was feared some new threat to industrial well - being was in prospect. Weather Forecast Western Penna. Fair tonight and Tuesday; slightly warmer Tuesday. Sun and Moon Sun sets today at 7:29 p. m. Sun rises tomorrow at 4:44 a. m. Moon sets tomorrow at 2:01 a. m. (Eastern 8tandard Time) JULY STATISTICS Temperature Precipitation HE - (United Press) ' HAIUUSBUJIG, July 23 Associates of Governor Pinehot at the capitol indicated today he has given tome seri ous consideration to third party talk for the fall campaign and November election: the movement as a candidate for United States senator, a position for which he failed to win the Republican nomination at the May primary, having been defeated by Senator David A. Reed. His friends said the governor had been visited twice Within the past week by Charles J. Margiotti, western Pennsylvania attorney, who ran third in the Republican primary for governor. The last conference, held Saturday night at the governor's home at Mil - ford, was attended by D. C. McCal - lum, the ' governor's secretary, and other state officials. ... Pinehot and McCallum also have conferred with State Rep. Chester H. Rhodes, StroudsbUrg, Democratic nominee for superior court judge, w ho has supported Pinehot legislation In the past. . . The governor, who was at ML Gretna today for a meeting of the state emergency relief board, had up comment to make. ' He will remain in camp over night and tomorrow will (Continued on page four) LONDON MANNERS mi i iMi:irr? cmitv (United Press) I LONDON, July 23. The death of I John Dillinger was treated by the' London newspapers today as one of the biggest news stories from America in many months. ' . Even the English - Australian cricket test match, which ordinarily has about the same news value as the World Series In the United States, could not compete with it and was shouldered off the front pages. , The Evening News carried, lines iu big type across the front page reading, "Dillinger Shot Dead! Fifteen Detectives Riddle Him, With liHilets.' , Tho 'Evening Standard carried a froni - page photograph of Melvin Purvis captioned, "lie Got Dillinger." BLIZZARD BLOCKS Head to Hut to Take Injured Leader Back to Base FIVE MEN IN RELIEF PARTY (United Press) LITTLE AMERICA, ANTARCTICA, July 23. Heavy snows and tempera tures of 71 degrees below zero today blocked the southward. progress of a tractor party sent out to relieve Rear Admiral Richard K. Cyrd, who for four months has been isolated in a little meteorological hut 123 miles from the Ross ice barrier. The difficulties of the relief party which has gone without sleep for 34 hours and the fact that the inark - (Conliuued on Page 4) THREE BRUSH FIHES ARE FOUGHT (BULLETIN) . At two o'clock this afternoon the forest fire in Glenwood park waa reported out of control. A group of campers were fighting It and Fire Chief Valentour was calling out a special crew of local firemen. ( The fire had crossed the park line aud was burning, in a stand of hemlock. : ' Three still alarwis called local firemen to as maiiy grass aud brush fires over the week - end, the most dangerous being one near the gasoline plant of the Sloan and Zook company on the Wost Sido. It was subdued late Saturday afternoon after crows from the local department and one called out by the state forestry department had fought it for several hours. . Later Saturday Fire Chief Jack Val - (Continued on Page 8) from tho Crown Joint, than live month.', ago Ind., iail Ichh to spie.ij a Three bullets entU'd the career that siaiu - d '.will the escape of 10 convicts from tl?t Michigan City, Ind., state prison, continued with .. - murder "of Sheriff Sarber at Lima, O., brought death to 14 men and was jclimaxed by Dillinger's "toy gun" escape from the Crown Point, Ind., jail. Dillinger spotted the ambush almost a the officers located him "In the Liter - theater crowd. He yanked at a tiny .SS pocket automatic a favorite small but powerful gun of gangsters. Pistols of the law crashed in a deafening fusillade. Men, women and chil - JUSTIFIABLE HOMICIDE IS CORONER'S VERDICT CHICAGO, July 23. (UP) John Dillinger's life history , was ended today in the books of the law. In a drab coroner's office just removed from the ice - filled vault where Dillinger's body lay, a solemn jury wrote the last chapter. It read: "Justifiable homicide by officers of the federal government." The man who ran him down was not present, the man whose bullet killed him was not named and the informant who led him to his death was not mentioned. The entire investigation of the life of the man who was sought for months lasted less than 20 minutes. dren nearby' screamed and trampled ea';h other in flight. Two .15 caliber slugs smashed into the. outlaw's chest, lie whirled. He stumbled. His arms flailed aloft. Another slug burned into the back of his neck, crashed through his head and came out. over his right eye. N Two women, crowded into the field if fire, fell wit H bullet wounds. Mrs. Theresa Paulas was shot in the hip, Mis. Etta Natelski in a leg. Stumbling, his eyes already glazing, Dillinger dove clear through - the line of guns, rocked a hundred feet to an slley and fell dead. lie died there the man who had f - ouandered hundreds of thousands of aiolen dollars in the muck of his own blood and the dirt of a dark alley. His two woman companions, the Jpst of an ever changing stream of feminine favorites, abandoned him at the first sign of danger and escaped. (Continued on Page 8) ' LATE BULLETINS ARMADA CONTINUES TO ALASKA EDMONTON, Alta., July 23. (UP) Delayed temporarily by motor failure in its commander's plane, the U. S. Army's 10 - ship armada resumed its Washington - to - Alaska hop today. DILLINGER HUNT COST - U. S. $100,000 WASHINGTON, July 23. (UP) The federal government's hunt for John Dillinger probably cost upward of $100,000, it was estimated today. Expansion of Army Air Corps to 2,320 Planes is Reicommendedby Baker Board At Morgue Police Find Dillinger Had Dyed Hair'and Mutilated Finger Tips Max. Mln. In Inc 1. 82 58 2. - 84 60 ' 3. 82 62 sr 4. 77 52 I 5. 73 62 .12 6. 86 70 . .14 7. 78 68 .95 8. 70 53 9 72 56 ' 10. 72 54 11. 78 62 12. 76 60 .16 13. 79 62 ' 14. 82 60 15. 88 68 V 16. 88 68 17. 66 42 18. 79 V 48 19 82 56 .03 20. 90 68 ' . 21. 91 68 ' 22. 85 62 (United Press) WASHINGTON,. July 23. The United Stales army air corps must be reorganized and brought to the highest efficiency in the world, the Baker board reported todHy to Secretary of War Dern. The nation's civil and naval aviation branches are second to none, the board declared, but the army, largely Tho report, compiled by a board headed by Newton D. Paker, secretary of war under President Wilson, made an exhatislve study of all phases of military aviation. It recommended that: , . - '. ' '. 1. The army air corps be expanded to 2,320 planes, the number provided in the 1926 congressional act, with a larger ratio of combat planes. 2. A national aviation policy be decided on and retained for at least a (Continued on page three) (United Press) ' CHICAGO, July 23. - A boy from a little Iiuiana farming town who "went sour" on the law ten" years ago lay on a slab in the county morgue today 3t.ri ped cl all h's infamous gUmouo. Only a small cardboard tag, attached to a toe on h i righl foot with a str.iiKi of wire, identified him ' Jehu r.'illinei; shot, 7 - - '? - 34." He d'di.'t eve look the same - - not like ibe leering ("efperado who ht'Y.n bloody mgn of tenor over the nridd e west. His Iiair, eyebiows and thin mustache had been c'yed a dark, almost jet black. His face, efeu in death, looked hr.rf'er i td more merciless. nut tine was no expression o' fear o: pain mi the fac t of this 32 - year old (Continued on Page 4) to a terror - strieken group watching because of congressional sluggishness relatives screaming and dying in the is woefully laggard and requires Ira - (Contluuea on page four) mediate modernization.

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