Survey to Be Part of New
Offensive on Auto
HINT DRIVE ON SPEEDERS
Erection of Speed Limit
Signs in City Also Is
The Safety Board today ordered
a complete traffic survey and the
erection of speed limit signs in all
sections of the city in anew of
fensive against the rapidly mount
ing traffic fatality toll, now stand
ing at 29 in Marion County since
“The survey should show us
what new rules should be inserted
in the recodified city ordinances,”
Chief Morrissey said. “We also will
he able to get a complete line on
the danger spots in our city.”
Board members agreed that only
ihrough strict enforcement could
the problem be met. They thought
a campaign should be launched at
once against speeders.
Only One Pays Off
Although more than 150 owners
were given the new triplicate "non
fixable” stickers during the first
day of the drive yesterday, only one
person had paid off this morning.
Russell Wood, 523 N. Delaware-st,
a taxi driver who received ticket
No. 3, came to headquarters and
paid. Traffic department officials
said more would show up later
when t hey found there was “no way
to beat the new pasteboards.” Vio
lators have 72 hours to make pay
The latest traffic victim, Mike Ma
colofT, 546 W. Washington-st, died in
City Hospital yesterday of injuries
received when he was struck by an
automobile in the 400 block on W.
Washington-st Saturday night.
Carl Wright, 19. R. R. 1 Box 702,
driver of the automobile, was not
held after witnesses told police that
Mr. MacolofT had stepped into the
path of the car.
Record Is Kept
Although no more courtesy stick
ers are to be given Indianapolis
■ ".sidents, 18 were passed out yester
day to out-of-county drivers, Capt.
Lewis Johnson, traffic department
head. said. A complete record is
being kept of these tickets, and
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OF NEW FARM PLAN
Schedule of County Meetings Is An
nounced by Abbott.
Schedule of meetings to explain
to Marion County farmers provi
sions of the new soil conservation
program were announced today by
Horace E. Abbott, county agricul
They are: Tonight. Franklin
Township. New Bethel School; to
morrow night, Pike Township. New
Augusta School; Warren Township,
Warren Central School, and Law
rence Township, Lawrence Central
School; Thursday night, Wayne
Township, Ben Davis School; Wash
ington Township, Nora Schocl, and
perry Township, Southport ,\igh
School, and Friday night, Deratur
Township, Decatur Central School.
Sponsors of the meetings are lAr.
Abbott, William C. Schilling, Mar
ion County Wheat Producers Asso
ciation president, and A. R. Ditt
rich. Marion County Corn-Hog As
DIVORCE ACTION FILED
BY EX-SENATOR DILL
Wife Termed Him “Political Cow
ard," Ex-Legislator Charges.
By l ttitrd Prftt
SPOKANE. Wash.. March 31.
Former United States Senator C. C.
Dill sought a divorce from Rosalie
Jones Dill of New York in Superior
Court here today in an action based
on charges of cruelty and “personal
The former Senator's four-page
complaint alleged that Mrs. Dill was
miserly in arranging her family's
menu, that she boasted of her
cheapness of dress, termed her hus
band a “political coward” when he
failed to seek re-election in 1934, at
tacked his political activities and
purposes and was abusive to him in
public and in private.
They married at Cold Sormgs
Harbor, L. 1.. March 15, 1927, and
separated Dec. 15, 1934, the com
NAB $16,138 PAY ROLL
Bandits Escape at Chelsea. Mass..
After Slugging Policeman.
By t'wifed Press
CHELSEA. Mass., March 31.
Bandits held up Chelsea City Hall
today, slugged a policeman, and es
caped with the city's weekly pay
roll of *16.138.u.
Crossword ... 10
Editorial* ... 14
Fashion* .... 11
Financial ... 20
Gardens .... 12
Hoo6ter Editor 14
Mrs. R/osevelt 11
Serial Story.. 12
Short Story.. 21
State Deaths. 22
Want Ads ... 19
The Indianapolis Times
hORRCAS'I : Increasing cloudiness tonight; tomorrow continued cloudiness, probably followed by snow in the late afternoon or evening.
VOLUME 48—NUMBER 17
They raught up with Lorenzo
Woolridge, 179 Bright-st. early
today, the police did. due to
the presence of an alarm
in his pants.
The alarm rang and the po
lice thought that was pretty
odd. a man walking around
ringing. So they stopped him
and found on his person the
following things, all claimed by
A corduroy jacket, the alarm
clock, two mirrors, a deck of
playine cards, a pair of pliers,
a comb and a Bible.
He is held on charges of
burglary, petit larceny and
League of Women Voters
Asks Welfare Head Be
While Circuit Judge Earl R. Cox
today considered the appointment
of another member to complete the
Marion County Welfare Board, the
Better Government Personnel Com
mittee of the Indianapolis League
of Women Voters urged by resolu
tion that the board make the se
lection of a county director on a
At a meeting in the home of Mrs.
Walter Greenough, the committee
gave as its reasons lor the resolu
tion that the success or failure of
the new social legislation will de
pend on the director’s fitness for his
The committee urged that the
board appoint as director someone
of “the highest possible character,
integrity and qualification” and that
| in making the appointment “politi
' cal considerations be entirely elim
inated and that only ability be con
The resolution came on the heels
of rumors that a county employe was
favored for director by a majority
of the existing board, and it came at
the same time that F. O. Belzer, In
dianapolis Boy Scom executive, was
offered the appointment as board
Mr. Belzer told Judge Cox he will
give his answqr tomorrow. The ap
pointment as a board member is to
fill a vacancy created by the resig
nation of Meier Block, Indianapolis
The four members of the board,
L. Ert Slack. Linn A. Tripp, Mrs.
Marie R. Woolling and Mrs. Mar
garet Ruddell. conferred yesterday
with Charles B. Marshall, assistant
director of the Governor’s Commis
sion on Unemployment Relief, on
ROOSEVELT IN NASSAU;
TO CALL ON GOVERNOR
President to Entertain British
Official Aboard Yacht.
| By United Prrss
MIAMI. Fla., March 31.—Presi
dent Roosevelt came into .Nassau,
the capital of the British Bahamas,
today to pay a courtesy call on Gov.
Gen. Sir Bede Clifford and to hold
| a press conference with White
Burned a deep browm from long
hours of exposure to tropical sun.
lie planned to entertain Sir Bede,
Lady Clifford and the newspaper
men at luncheon aboard the yacht
on which he has been cruising for
the last week.
Mr. Roosevelt turned toward
Nassau after a highly-successful
fishing cruise along the southern
fringe of the Bahamas.
M’NASR QUITS TAX
HEARING IN ANGER
Pittsburgh Mayor Silenced
By United Per**
WASHINGTON. March 31,—May
or William McNair of Pittsburgh
stalked angrily out of a House Wayt
and Means Committee hearing on
the Administration tax bill today
after Chairman Robert L. Doughton
threatened to have him ejected for
charging the committee with “un
The hearing was disrupted when
Mayor McNair's protests against
corporate surplus tax provisions of
the measure became so heated that
i he was gaveled to silence by Rep.
"If you can't treat this commit
tee with the same courtesy that it
! is trying to show you, I'll call a
policeman." Mr. Doughton shouted.
"I am the mayor of a great in
dustrial city and I have the right
to make a statement.” Mr. McNair
retorted. "You and the rest of
these guys can't keep me from
Mr. McNair's chief objection to
the bill was that it would prevent
corporations from accumulating
surpluses which could be used to
cope with disasters such as the
floods which recently swept his
MARILYN MILLER” ILL
Actress Given 3 Transfusions but
Condition Is ‘Very Critical.’
By l nited Press
NEW YORK. March 31.-Condi- \
tion of Marilyn Miller, actress, be
came very low today at Doctor’s i
Hospital, where she nas been under
treatment for two weeks.
Her physicians said she was “in
a very critical condition.”
Karpis Escaped Trap, Is Report
By United Peru*
TOPEKA. Kas.. March 31.—Kan- !
sas highway patrol headquarters
here said today that Alvin Karpis
escaped from a trap set by Federal:
agents near Hot Springs, Ark., yes
PLEAS WIDENS !
HIS ATTACK ON
Statehouse Silent While
Greenlee Prepares for
E. Chicago Barrage.
COY, SIMMONS TARGETS
Ex - Patronage Secretary
Says Successor Is
BY ARCH STEINEL
Statehouse officials today met
with silence the attacks of Pleas E.
Greenlee, Democratic gubernatorial
Mr. Greenlee, former “patronage
secretary” of Gov. McNutt, in a
speech at Whiting last night broad
ened his attack on “McHale-ism” to
include the so-called “boy scouts,”
or advisers of the Governor. He is
expected to repeat his attack at
East Chicago tonight.
Earl Crawford, the Governor's
secretary, who is charged by his
predecessor with intimidating state
house employes in an attempt to
have them cast aside allegiance to
the Greenlee boom in favor of
Leut,. Gov. M. Clifford Townsend,
“I have no comment to make, but
I am so sorry my conduct of this
office does not please him.”
Coy Anticipates Attack
Wayne Coy, WPA administrator
anti acting administrator for the
State Public Welfare Board, was
! Ml route to Washington, D. C., but
! before leaving the city said:
“I hear that Pleas is going to at
tack me. We've never had any ar
gument. Os course you can't blame
any one trying to become Governor,
but it's the tactics he’s using. I un
derstand he’s going to say some
things about me that he's known
for two years,” said Mr. Coy.
In his Whiting address Mr.
; Greenlee charged the public wel
fare administrator with Republican
McHale Withholds Comment
Frank McHale refused last night
to comment on charges of “McHale
ism” and said that he wanted to
read the address before comment
Mr. Greenlee charged Mr. Mc-
Hale “could not, be elected dog
catcher in his home town of Lo
Declarations of Mr. Greenlee that
Virgil M. Simmons, conservation
department head, is “a back room
boss and could not carry his own
county in a race for the Legisla
ture” met with a reply from Mr.
Simmons today that:
“I haven't read the speech. I
didn’t know h had made an ad
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OARP FIGHT TAKEN
TO GROUP'S RANKS
McGroarty Carries Battle to
Members of Plan.
By United Press
WASHINGTON, March 31.—Rep.
John S. McGroarty (D., Cal.) today
called upon “millions of Townsend
supporters” to decide whether they
support him or continue in the
ranks of the founder of the S2OO-a
--month pension plan, Dr. Francis E.
Rep. McGroarty emphasized that
there would be no quarter in his
feud with Dr. Townsend which has
ended Rep. McGroarty's role as
chief spokesman in Congress for the
Rep. McGroarty charged that Dr.
Townsend had deserted the original
plan to raise pension funds from a
2 per cent- transaction tax in favor
of a plan to issue tax-exempt secur
ities suggested by Sheridan Downey,
the aged physician's attorney.
CITY BUILDING SHOWS
BIG RISE, HURD SAYS
203 Permits Issued Last Week, He
Tells Safety Board.
There was almost twice as much
building done in Indianapolis last
week than during the correspond
ing week of 1935, William F. Hard,
building commissioner, reported to
the Safety Board today.
He said 203 permits were issued
last week on property valued at
SI 12,038. During the same perirvd
last year 162 permits were issued
on $56,132 worth of property. Total
gain this year over the first three
months of 1935 is $886,203.
Chronology of the Lindbergh Kidnaping Case
By United Fret*
NEW YORK, March 31.—Chronol
ogy of the Lindbergh kidnaping:
March 1. 1932—Charles A. Lind
berg Jr., 20 months old, kidnaped
from his nursery in the Lindbergh
home at Hopewell, N. J. A note de
manding $50,000 ransom found on
the baby's pillow.
March Henry fßedi Johnson,
sailor suitor jf the baby's nurse.
Betty Gow, ;aken into custody at
March 5 Lindbergh promised
kidnapers he would not prosecute
if child returned.
March 6—Lindbergh appointed
Salvatore Spitale and Irving Bit*
to negotiate with kidnapers
through underworld channels.
March B—First advertisement to
contact kidnapers inserted in
newspaper by Dr. John F. Condon,
TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 1936
‘NOT AFRAID TO DIE,’ CRIES BRUNO;
CHANCES FOR LIFE BELIEVED SLIM
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HITLER TO REVEAL
PEACE DIFFER TODAY
Nazi Chief to Send Proposal
to Locarno Powers.
By United Pres
BERLIN, March 31. Fuehrer
Adolf Hitler has decided to send
his answer to peace consolidation
proposals of the Locarno Treaty
powers to London this afternoon, a
propaganda ministry spokeman
Joachim Von Ribbentrop, Hitler's
special ambassador and adviser on
foreign affairs, will deliver the an
swer, the spokesman said.
It was indicated that Hitler
reached his decision only this aft
ernoon, after long consideration, in
one of the lightning changes of
mind for which he is known.
Ask Delay of Talks
By United. Press
LONDON, March 31.—A Liberal
Party campaign for postponement
of staff negotiations with France
and Belgium on mutual defense was
expected todiy to cause the gov
ernment to be even more careful
in limiting the scope of the talks.
The Liberal Party faction led by
Sir John Simon, Home Minister,
wants the talks postponed until the
success of the Rhineland negotia
tions with Germany can be as
CONVICTION UPHELD - IN
ROBERTS DAIRY HOLDUP
Willard Kelley Must Serve Term;
Donn Roberts Loses Appeal.
The Indiana Supreme Court to
day had upheld the conviction of
Willard Kelley, now serving a term
in State Prison in corinection with a
holdup of the William H. Roberts
& Sons dairy. Kelley was con
victed in Marion County Criminal
The high court also denied an ap
peal of Donn M. Roberts, former
Terre Haute mayor, convicted of
embezzlement of motor vehicle li
The court reversed a judgment of
$108.25 against Thomson & Mc-
Kinnon, Indianapolis investment
firm. Olga L. Corn was awarded
the judgment in the Posey Circuit
aged New York educator, signed
March 20—Henry (Red) Johnson
exonerated by police.
March 24—John Hughes Curtis,
Rear Admiral Guy W. Burrage, re
tired, gnd Dean H. Dobson Peacock
identified at Norfolk. Va., as seek
ing to trace kidnapers.
April 2—Dr. Condon paid $59,003
ransom given to him by Lindbergh
to man in Bronx cemetery, but kid
naped baby was not returned.
April 7—Curtis reported he had
contacted abductors, who said baby
in good health.
May s—Gaston B. Means, for
mer government operative, arrested
for obtaining $104,000 from Mrs.
Edward McLean of Washington by
alleging he could reach kidnapers.
Ht later was t
Bruno Richard Hauptmann
Hoffman Career Wrecked
by Case, Say Politicians
Young Executive, Once Mentioned as Candidate for
President, Now Ignored by Slate Makers.
By TJnited Press
TRENTON, N. J„ March 31. —If Bruno Richard Hauptmann is exe
cuted tonight another man, “the man who might have been President,”
may perish politically with him.
“The man who might have been President” is the epitome of the
ambitions of Gov. Harold G. Hoff
man. Barring the possibility of the
next thing to a miracle, the electric
current that kiils Hauptmann prob
ably will end Gov. Hoffman's once
brilliantly promising career.
It's hard to say now and why Gov.
Hoffman became embroiled in the
crime that, before it shattered him,
had wrecked many lives with mur
der, suicide, fear and disgrace. Be
fore he dramatically visited Haupt
mann’s death cell late one night
last October he was being whis
pered of in high national circles as
a prospective Republican nominee
for Vice President —with the
“breaks,” even as President.
Even Impeachment Hinted
A few months ago h j was invited
to address more niee' ngs, in New
Jersey and west to t! e Mississippi,
than he could atte id. He was
noted as the yoifng Governor who
with only passive aid from his state
organization was able to win elec
tion on the Republican ticket in
1932 when Roosevelt carried the
Had he kept hands off the Lind
bergh case and guarded his political
lines he might easily be concerning
himself today with pl&ns for the
Cleveland convention. Instead, he
was threatened today, ever though
remotely, with impeachment.
Some New Jersey politicians have
said that his reckless fight for
Hauptmann may deliver the state
to President Roosevelt this fall and.
because Gov. Hoffman supports
Senator William Borah for the Re
publican nomination for Presi
dent, may react against the Ida
Speaking Invitations Drop
Gov. Hoffman hasn't had an im
portant bid to a speaking engage
ment for several weeks. New Jersey
newspapers have suggested im
peachment. Investigation of his
May 12—The baby was found
dead near a road scarcely five miles
from Lindbergh home.
May 17—Curtis confessed all his
negotiations were hoax.
June 10—Violet Sharpe, servant
in home of Mrs. Dwight Morrow,
Mrs. Lindbergh's mother, commit
ted suicide as detectives waited to
question her. Later investigation
July 2—Curtis was convicted of
"obstructing justice.” Sentence sus
Aug. 16.—Jon Lindbergh born.
Sept. 18, 1934—Bruno Richard
Hauptmann, unemployed alien
German carpenter, living with his
wife, Anna, and 10-months-old son,
Mannfried. in the Bronx, arrested.
Between $15,000 and $41,000 of the j
ransom money was found under j
Entrrpd a. Sprnnl-Cla'n Matter
• t l'ostoffice, Indianapolis. Ind.
VJI? >i? ?■
Anna Hauptmann and Son. Mannfried
I conduct has been suggested on the
! floor of the Assembly.
He has accepted the decline of his
popularity philosophically, but the
blow has been hard.
Gov. Hoffman was a newspaper
employe at 12, an Army captain at
21, a banker at 25. a mayor at 27,
a congressman at 30, and Governor
at 38. Rotund and heavy but pos
sessed of an almost incredible ca
pacity for hard work, he has been a
great individual vote getter. That
very ability to fight night and day
has hurt him in the Lindbergh case,
for his adverse publicity has been in
direct ratio to the vigor of his de
fense of Hauptmann.
Gov. Hoffman's gubernatorial term
expires in 1937. New Jersey law does
not permit his re-election. His
friends guess that he will abandon
his political career to publish a
newspaper or accept a business post.
GIANT ZEPPELIN OFF *
ON FLIGHT TO BRAZIL
37 Passengers and Crew of 54 Are
Carried on German Craft.
By Tint led Press
March 31.—The great new Zeppe
lin Hindenburg nosed out today over
the new garrisons along the Rhine,
to the Netherlands and the sea on
its first transatlantic cruise, 6210
miles to Rio De Janeiro.
Five weeks from now—May 6—it
will start for Lakehurst, N. J„ on its
first visit to the United States.
The weather was clear. Aboard
were a crew of 54 and 37 passengers.
One of the passengers is Comman
der Scott E. Peck. United States
Navy, along as an observer.
The ship is due at Rio De Janeiro
about 12:30 a. m. (Indianapolis
time) Friday. -
garage in rear of his house. Haupt
mann identified as man to whom
Condon gave the ransom money.
Sept. 26—Bronx grand jury in
dicted Hauptmann on extortion
charge after testimony by Lind
bergh and other witnesses.
Oct. B—Hunterdon County grand
jury indicted Hauptmann for mur
der after Lindbergh identified him
Oct. 16—Hauptmann's extradition
to New Jersey ordered.
Oct. 24—Hauptmann arraigned
and pleaded not guilty. Jan. 2 set
by Justice Thomas W. Trenchard
as opening trial date.
Jan. 2, 1935—Hauptmann goes on
trial in Flemington.
Feb. 13—Hauptmann found guilty
by jury of eight men and four worn
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HE'S INNOCENT, SAYS
MOTHER OF BRONO
Victim of ‘Those People
Over There,’ She Cries.
By United Preen
KAMENZ, Germany. March 31.
| —Frau Paulina Hauptmann, 70,
j wrinkled, frail, worn frorr. month
1 after month of worry, waited today
for the news that her favorite son
had been put to death for the kid
naping and murder of the Lind
“He is innocent.” she said repeat
edly. “Those people over there have
no conscience. My Richard is their
Frau Hauptmann lost two of her
four sons in the World War.
“It was not so awful to lose those
two defending the fatherland.” she
said, “as it would be to lose my
Richard in such a terrible way.”
She fingered with trembling hands
through an old plush photograph
album to show the pictures of her
two dead sons. A fourth. Fritz,
lives in Dresden. He will have
nothing to do with “Richard,” as
Hauptmann is called in Kamenz.
She turned the album again, tears
streaming from her face, to a pic
ture of Hauptmanns wife and their
child which she received at Christ
APRIL WILL ROAR IN
LIKE LION, FORECAST
There’ll Be Snow Tomor
row, Bureau Says.
Weather Bureau employes were as
nervous as a group of young moth
ers today, and for good reason.
Not only is March going out like
a lion, but April 1 is coming in the
same way. they said. This is strictly
not according to Hoyle, and to
make things even more confused,
snow is expected here tomorrow
afternoon or evening.
One thing about weather men.
they usually have an explanation
for things like this. Here is the one
J. H. Armington, Federal meteorolo
“There is a well-developed storm
in the West, which should arrive
here tomorrow. Because of our tem
perature condition, this probably!
means snow here. The mercury is
expected to drop below freezing to
TRADING AGAIN DULL
ON STOCK EXCHANGE
Prices Firm Despite Break in French
By United Preen
NEW YORK. March 31.—Trading
volume today was again less than
1.000.000 shares on the Btock Ex
change but prices were firm despite!
a break of I> 2 to more than 2 cents
a bushel in wheat and further soft
ening of the French franc.
J. I. Case and U. S. Industrial
Alcohol held gains of 2 points each
while one point advances were noted
in General Motors. Chrysler and
New York Central. American Sugar
Refining advaced nearly a point.
Utilities, chemicals, silvers, cop-,
per* and special issues advanced i
PRICE THREE CENTS
Grips Cell Bars, Prays for
•Miracle’ to Save Him
GUARD AGAINST SUICIDE
Slayer May Crack, Guards
Say. Tell Story to
(Copyright. 1936. by United Pressi
TRENTON, N. J., March
31.—Bruno Richard Haupt
mann gripped the bars of his
cell with trembling fingers
today, wept bitterly and cried
out for a miracle that would
save him from death tonight
at 7 (Indianapolis time) in
the electric chair.
The convicted murderer of the
Lindbergh baby—his head clipped
for the electrodes of death—lost his
stoicism when virtually every legal
hope of delaying execution had
He cracked up so completely that
prison officials ordered extraordi
nary precautions against suicide
and were prepared for the possibility
of a confession.
Innocent. He Maintains
But thus far there is no stronger
indication of a confession than at
any time since the former carpen
ter's arrest on charges of kidnapihg
and murdering Charles A. Lind
Head Keeper Mark O. Kimberling
told reporters that Hauptmann con
tinues to cry out that he is inno-
The history of the
Hauptmann case in pic
tures, Page 8.
Other stories, Pages
2 and 9.
cent and pray that some eleven th
hour incident will save him* from
It was as a broken, hopeless man
that he spent his last day of life,
while his attorneys went' through
the last futile gestures of legal
maneuvers which might save him.
The prisoner pressed his slim,
athletic body against the front bars
of death cell No. 9 in the New Jer
sey State Prison and gazed up at a
skylight which showed him the rays
of the sun.
Eyes Red From Weeping
His eyes were red from weeping.
Deep lines of fatigue—he has not
slept since 10:30 a. nr. Monday—cut
into his pale convex face. His body
trembled and when Kimberling
walked through the barred door of
the death house Hauptmann was
weeping and unable to control him
The head keeper questioned the
guards who had stood all night be
; side the ever-illuminated cell and
ordered that extraordinary precau
tions be taken, such as removal of
bedding and pencils.
It was a story of hysteria that
the guards told Kimberling: hys-
Iteria that fitted well into the fan
i tastic picture of Americas greatest
I criminal mystery and into the fren
zied developments of the last four
Writes Farewell to Mother
Last night, when Hauptmann wa.s
informed that the Pardons Court
and Gov. Harold G. Hoffman had
refused finally and definitely to de
lay execution, he shouted that he
didn't believe it; that it was impos
But within a few hours his de
meanor had completely changed. He
paced his cell, babbled about his
innocence and wrote farewell letters
to his mother in Germany. He
even discussed with the guards
whether it would be possible for him
to make a radio appeal to the world
for any one who knew anything
about the Lindbergh crime to come
forward and tell it. The guards
told him no.
He trembled and paled again
when the guards came this morning
to begin preparing him for death,
but his voice told them:
“I'm not afraid to die.”
“Don’t Worry,” Anna Told
He rallied, too, when Defense
Counsel C. Lloyd Fisher visited the
cell, presumably for legal formali
ties before the final appeal to Jus
tice Thomas W. Trenchard for a
new trial. And when his spiritual
adviser, the Rev. John Matthiesen,
visited the deathhouse at noon he
said he found Hauptmann “com
He gave Mr. Matthiesen this mes
sage for Mrs. Hauptmann:
Kimberling said Mrs. Hauptmann
had made no claim for her hus
band's body. There will be no au
topsy after the execution.
Guarded Against Suicide
All equipment was removed from
the cell —including bedding— to pre
vent the slightest possibility of sui
Kimberling said Hauptmann re
fused to eat breakfast that was sent
to his cell this morning. And when
he was given the traditional oppor
tunity to order anything he wanted
for his last meal, Hauptmann re
“I'd like to have that last meal
sent to Mr. Condon.”
Dr. John F. fJafsie) Condon waa
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