The Decatur Herald from Decatur, Illinois on November 29, 1933 · Page 16
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November 29, 1933

The Decatur Herald from Decatur, Illinois · Page 16

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Wednesday, November 29, 1933
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Wednesday,' November 29, 193j PAGE SIXTEEN. DECATUR HERALD MOB SMASHES IN JAIL DOOR, LYNCHES TWO HART KIDNAPERS - - - . ' " ' : -. : . . . ., : : : y.rrr r . . . - - . 1 ii$mHn LITVINOV RETURNS HOME Amid a crowd of Litvinov, takes his farewell from the United States. Lit- 5 vmov, as an envoy trom tne jrcussian government, came to this country on the invitation of President Roosevelt to confer on the recognition of the Soviet republic by this country. The conferences turned out successful and Litvinov returns, home to receive his country's honors for obtaining his nation's recognition. , " MOB BATTERS DOWN JAIL DOOR TO SEIZE KIDNAPERS This picture shows the mob of several hundred men who smashed in the door of the San Jose jail, seized Thomas H. Thurmond and John Holmes, kidnaper-slayers of Brooke Hart, and lynched the pair in St. James it as a battering ram, smashing in the jail door, as shown above. Blinding tear gas from the numerous bombs failed to thwart the efforts of the crowd. The bodies of the kidnapers dangled for one-half hour in the glare of torches and flashlights. park, 100 yards from the jail. A whooping, cheering crowd of 6,000 persons looked on, while deputies were overpowered in their battle" to push back the mob. The attackers took from the new San Jose postof ice building a piece of steel pipe 8 inches in diameter and about 20 feet long and used 3 . T LROOKE HART'S BODY FOUND The body of Brooke Hart, kidnaped son of a wealthy San Jose family, was found floating in San Francisco bay by two Redwood City duck hunters. The find was made one'mile south of San Mateo-Hayward bridge and one-half mile from Alameda county shore. . Lynching of the kidnap pair followed the finding of Hart's body. Photo shows body of Hart on stretcher being moved. - SCREEN ACTRESSES AT LUNCH BETWEEN SCENES Left to right, Mary Carlysle and Fay Wray, as they took time off between scenes of their latest production to iunch at the Brown Derby, the famous luncheon rendezvous of the film stars at Hollywood. LAUNCH MILK CODE HEARING Jerome Frank, left, general counsel to the agricultural adjustment administration, pictured with Elmer D. Hayes, presiding chairman, as the first open hearing into the milk code was launched in Chicago. - i ft ........... ... .. . - : . 1 . p AS MEAT FAMINE LOOMS A view numbering 8,000 workers walked out demanding a return to 1929 wages. A shortage of meat, to be felt in 48 hours, is feared unless a mediation board brings peace. A Chicago regional labor board of the NRA is negotiating for a settlement. at the hog chutes, where hogs are received from trains, in the Union Stock yards, Chicago, world's greatest live stock market. Men 'who are supposed tpload them are out on strike.. Men three unions, HAMM KIDNAPERS NOT GUILTY Roger Touhy," Chicago gang leader, and three of his henchmen were found' not guilty of the kidnaping of William Hamm, Jr., by a federal court jury in St. Paul, Minn. The men will be tried m Chicago for the kidnaping of "Jake the Barber" Factor. Hamm, left, and Factor are shown in court at St. Paul. IKUWDS AT WYNEKOOP HOME adjoining the brick apartment building, Some of the heavy traffic which files along shown in right foreground. Wracked by a the 3400 block Monroe street, Chicago, to severe bronchial cough and threatened by view the mystery house where Rheta Gard- her high blood pressure, Dr. Alice Wyne- ner Wynekoop was slain. The Wynekoop koop is seriously ill in the county jail in office-residence is the two story building danger of pneumonia. A

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