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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 22, 1927, Mason City, Iowa                                IOWA WEATHER Unsettled tonight and Friday no eclined change in temperature AND MASON CITY PAILYTIMES VOL XXXV FIVB CENTS PEIZ copy ASSOCIATED PRESS ABASED wmB REPORT MASON CITY IOWA NORTH IOWAS NEWSPAPER Final Edition Edited for the Home UNITED PRE83 AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO Capone Gang Fined Sought as Murder Suspect inTwo Courts GIVE UP HOPE Repeated Efforts to Get Answer to Tappings Have Failed Dec the navy department has not received offieial word from ItemAdmiral Brunibjthat no life exists on the H4 and altho iie has not asked for instructions high of ficials said today that salvage op orations would go ahead without let up until lie submersible Is brot to Ihe surface Dec 22 Admiral Frank II JSrninby in charge of salvage opera tions ot tho sunken submarine S4 ad mitted at 11 oclock today that there was no longer hope that life existed ou board the submarine Tho admiral said bo was unable to announce when rescueoperations would be suspended That is up to the navy department in he said Wo have been keeping Washington informed and action on suspension of operations must oomo from Has Dceii 115 Hours All the officers directingsalvage work here agreed with the admiral that there was no longer room for hope for the six men imprisoned in the torpedo ioom of tho submarine Admiral Brumbys statement was made 31T hours after the sent to the bottom in collision with the coast guard destroyer Panlding last Saturday Thirteen hours bad passed since aillines were attached to the of the S4 forced into tho torpedo loom operations we re for two days by pales the oscillate of mine sweeper Falcon flnsMiIp of the salvage fleet has sent blgnala at 15mlnute intervals W the S4 There lias been no sound from tiie sunken ship May Abandon Rescue Efforts While refusing to speak officially several officers of tho salvage fleet said that when it was finally deter mined that no life existed on the H4 salvage work would be abandoned foj the time The wind veered tothe northwest today threatening heavy weather am It was believed conditions would be unsuitable for salvage work for some time Divers Quit Work HROVIDEXCE DLC indications of life could bo discovered in the torpedo room of the sunken submarine at 3 oclock this morning after air had been pumped into tlio compartment for five hours At that hour diving operations were suspended by the salvage ships until 7 oclock Six divers went down to the sunken vessel titter three others had searched for the wreck which lost its marking Imoy in the gales of Monday and Tues day Tho hist diver to go down Avas C IT Scott who submersed arid remained below for Fit minutes His task was to determine whether Die torpedo tubes of the KJ wcc closed Signals Aio Vnanswernl At Iii minute intervals thruout thn night the osclllntorbf the mine sweep er Falcon flagship of the salvage fleet sentsignals to ihe Si but not a sound came from the torpedo room in which six men had been imprisoned since Saturday afternoon feS Officers in charge of salvage work when diving was resumed it would be for the purpose of determin ing how the bow oC the submarine was placed and whether a chain could be passed under it for lifting Diver Thomas JDaclie who preceded 1 Scott down to the submarine said the TURN TO PAGE Ifi Arms Failure at Geneva Is Disregarded Kings Speach to Parliament Urges Less Con struction LONDON Dec doc laration that the British government has no intention of embarking upon an Increase to its naval building pro gram despite tho temporary failure1 of Geneva naval conference to reach a general agreement was the outstanding feature from the Ameri can point of view oC King Georges speech proroguing parliament A section of tho speech dealing with allied war debts emphasized that the policy oC was its claims on the allies to such an amount as together with the repara tions receipts would cover the gov ernments own war debt obligations It was brot out that war debt fund ing arrangements had been signed b Great Britain with all the countries concerned except Russia After brief sittings oC both houses to dispose of certain outstanding bills and the reading oC the kings speech parliament was prorogued until Feb 2 FUSES GIFT Miss Samuelson Asks Vasey to Return Money to Iowa Teachers BUS Dec 2 Anges Sjimuelson state superintend ent off public instruction today de cllned to accept as a Christmas gift a sum of money subscribed by Bchtfol teachers principals and superintend ents in Iowa as a mark ot apprecin lion Cor her efforts during the past year in advancing the school program in the slate The declination is expressed iii a letter addressed to J T Vasey super intendent of the Jluson City public schools Supplementing the letter Miss Samuelson made a statement in explanation or her action The only gift from tfm teachers of lovya possible for me to accept has al ready Ucen made in the evidence of their increased devotion and deeper consecration to the great cause oC pub lic education in which ve are all on she yad Miss Snmuetsons letter to Mr Vasey states in part I do not wish to be misunderstood in this matter for your suggestion has touched me deeply and has made 1110 feel a greater debt of obligation to the cause of better schools However since I cannot accept any Biieh gift I nuist humbly auk that you return to the if any such contributions as may have bein mncle together wit n lettar expressing to them my most heartfelt appreciation for their Ihot Belmnnil Schools Close BELMOND Dec locn schools closed for tho Christmas va cation todiiy and will resume work Tnn 3 Today all the grades held Christmas parties The high school literary society met tills afternoon and presentedthe annual Clirtalninn pro crarn AUNT HEX By Robert Quillcn Pa hns always pouted a loi AVhen we first married I could moke him happy again kisses hut now il Inkcs Tried THE GLOBE GAZETTE OFFERS BOOKLET ON PLUMBING REPAIRS It tells how to fix the dimple things that go wrong with plumb ing around the home Jjtoppedun pipes simple leaks faucets out of order and frozen pipes are among tha things which can frequently be fixed without great difficulty ii you know how to go about It This Illustrated booklet by Uni ted States government experts tells what to do in these emergencies Our Washington information bureau send you copy for a four cent postage and handling cosK Use Ihe coupon Frederic 1 fliishin Director The Mason City Information Bureau Washington j I enclose herewith four renls in stamps for i copy of the book let SJMtLK TLliMBING KK PAIRS IN THE HOME SI reel Cily Stale Visitors From Detroit Are Nearing End of Long Air Trip Dec Mexican telephone company notified the American embassy today that irrs Evangellne L Lindbergh landed at Tampico about 11 oclock this morning from Brownsville Tlio uiessago said she probabl would leave Taniniuo about p m tor Mexico City to Join her famous son there for the Christmas hoklaye The distance from Tampico to Mcxi co City Is 200 milea The embassy also received a mes sage from the American coiiKulato at Tampico tellingof the landing there ot Mrs Lindbergh and stating that she would take oft for Mexico City after lunch Will Signal fo Liridy Col Charles A Lincibergh the Am erican aviator who was lunching with former President Obrcgoh at agroup oC famous pyramids thirty miles dis tance from Mexico City was to be in formed of tho arrival of nt Tampico by signals from Mexican air planes which set out for the pyramids from the Valbuena flying field Thesignals which were arranged called for tha planes circling the liyramias three times Col Lindbergh planned to como back to Mexico City byxnutomobilo in Jroln time to WBlvioiio hbr mother Walts for Mpiher MEXICO CITY DEC thots of Col Charles A Lindbergh to day turned to the progress of another who travels by mother Mrs Evangelino Lodge Lindbergh who reached Brownsville late yesterday is expected to arrive nt Mexico City cither late today or to morrow morning and her son plans to fly to meet the plane bringingher from Detroit Ijindbergh and his mother will have a ftulot Christinas eve dinner Satur day nisht at the United States embas sy Noliody oufslcle the personal and official family of Dwight Morrow American ambassador will be present There will be no official program Christman day The flyer and his mother will be left free to spend tho ilay precisely as they please On Mon day afternoon however Mr and Mrs Morrow will hold a reception for andMrs Lindbergh thus giving the members of the American colony their first opportunity to meet the airman GHARGESMERGED Judge Wants Federal Agents to Clear Up Defense Accusations Ucc After rouiiEei in tho caxe dad agrccil tt combine the contempt and intimida tion charges in the oil tampering fustico Siddons toilny cieciled thivt government must clear up the accusations that it had intim idated witnesses during the hearings Central Press telenholo of Ilicliiiian 0 whom the Angeles police chief ordered sought anil iirrosteil as Il snspent in tiia Milimping ami slnying of Marian Parker daughter of Perry 3r Pnrlfcr assistant cashier of tlio Angeles First National1 Trust and Savings Police say Parker wnsthe only hunkofficialto op pose tlio plea of Hickman a former employe nt tho bank for probaliim after Hickman hadpleaded guilty sometime ago to of forcing checks Over Parkers opposition Hicknian was paroled Hickninns ap plication for employment gave iiis ns Hartford Ark He form erly lived iii Kansas City Mo Scarface Pays Up in Joliet and Leaves Change to Santa Claus JOLTET Dec Scar face Al Capone Chlcngo gang lender today contributed about to the cky and county here and then to Santa Clnua The pang leader seized liere week ns be stepped from a train from Los Angeles on VMS way to Chicago came back toJoliet from Chicago to day to face charges o carrying con cealed weapons With him came half of his henchmen who ha omo hero to meet iim last week ana were seized when found to lie curryinguistols Fined on City Charge apoiio and Ills companions first an ptared In pollco court to faco the city charges They pleaded guilty and Ca none and four oC his friends were fined and costs each Tho feangstcrs paid the fines of all nonchalantly after charges against two others had Ijecn dismissed Then the gangster and his ciompan headed Cor the court of Judge Red K Adams to face similar chatRes Again Capcmo and his four henchmen entered guilty pleas arid were tilled 5300 and costs each on the tato charges I said Judge Adams that tills will ue a lesson to you not to carry dcndiy Capone grinned VTes lie replied It certain ly will be a loason to me not to carry in SniitaCInus Gets Change out a idll of bills pcelfHj oif giib bill and aix J100 bills and tendered them to the county cleric A P Delander Tjio fines aro aiid the charges arc said the clerk Heros your change Pleasa tnko that down to the Sal vation Army Kanla Glaus on tha cor said Capone Tell him a islmaB present from Al OUSTED PASTOR Jurors Sign Petition Asking Immediate Insanity CIXCIXXATJ pcjlitiqn that George Remus be given a sanily hearing in probate court nt once or ndmitted to brill was signed by the 12 jurors who round him not guilty of on tho sole ground of insnnily for killing Iiis wife Imogene and was presented to Heiniis in jiiil today Kemus prepared to file Hie petition jsvith probate Judge AVilliam Liicclersl Justice HoehlmgQuits Bench to Return to Law Practice Justice Adolpli Jlnuhling thn Dis trict oC Coluinblj supreme court who presided at tlio FullDoheuj cy trial losigned The WHS made public to day at the while house where it said that Tuslliio Iloeliling desired to resume the private practice or law JioelilingK nhme thruout Uio country during the days ICihvimt L Dnlunv and Alhrrl The Rev Hill Indicted for NonSuppoH by Sioux City Jury SIOUX CITY Deo John E Hill ousted pastor or a Merrill rtuirch in 1924 married Mrs TJllian Stlnton 1 widow ot iMerrlll nCtcr obtaining a divorce fiom Mrs Anna 10 Hill which later WRB invalidated liy state supreme court mufit face an indictment by the county irnml jurjif bo can be Mr Hill has not been located Mrs Anna Hill informed the tounly ntlor nny tliat ho had nfjt cnntributiMl to her support Kinca May 1 nnd tbo gra jury yesterdayreturned an indictment tic ycftnnlay jel Dec 2S for ginniug of investigation present menial condition lint refused him bond Judge ordered that Kenuis be kept in on the presump tion IhrU in view of the liny verdict which said Ttemus was insane at the the be IX Kali of Ink cabinet were hriviuv coitspireii to Defense counsel on the suggestion jcime of the sliuoting be should be con nonsupport against Hill Mrs Hill brot suit nguinst Mrs Stintnn in 1024 asking dam known alienation of affections but tiie 1ury found against her She then filed suit for separate main tenance which wis met with a crori petition for divorce by Hill which On appeal the stale sir the tiie government in connection with thn Klk iills oil Subsequently they wore acquitted The justice was bitterly of Justice Siddous conferred over sidered insane night and agreed that the two Issues otherwise be combinrd butafter argument in court today Justice Siddons ruled that altho the contempt charges still remained bcforo the court the state ment of Edward Kidwell that ho had been made to sijn an affidavit containing untruths must be disposed of The attorneys representing Harrj P Sinclair William J Burns and others who are under charges grow ling out of the shadowing of tho Fall Sinclair oil jury which KIdnell was a member promised to produce a number of witnesses to substantiate the intimidation allegations tho ittncked in Moflln Clothier Claims He Gave Hickman Change for Bank Note Border Patrol Ordered to Watch All Highways BLliliETlN SHATTLK Doe Impetus to the quest William Edward Illckmnu BoiiRht ns Iho slayer ol Marian Parker of Angeles was Riven oiiny by the report from tho Valley carago at Kent 15 miles south of here thai another ot Iho bills Included In the ran som money hail boon received here iiiraRO employes Bail the bill liail becm presented ljr n motorist between p in and iniilnipht Inst night Slierlft Clamle G Bamvlck dispatched deputies to Kent nt It n in tadny U The Rnrape ntlcndunts Hiiid flic motorist was flrlvuiR a green Hudson sedan Ijciirintr lie Cnliromia license number This iras tlifi lieenso number of the car reported stolen by Hickman in Los Angeles last Smnliiy nlKht Dec that Edward Hick man licensed abductor and sluyor ot Uttlo Marian Parker in Los AngeleB had eluded the hastily drawn police net set for him here nncl had headed fur Canada was admitted by officers hero today after a night of search lor youthful fugitive Twelve hours after a man Identified os IHckman appeared in haberdashery and passed one ot the bills which tho abductor hud colV lected from Perry M Parker father of the girl the combined police forces a dozen cities ot the Pacific northwest had been unable to lay their hands on Lite suspect Ilia apparent escape from the city despite that tha police weri put on his trail a few minutes after ho purchased some clothing at the stor and slipped out into tho nlsht left tho searchers with but one especially im portant place to Canadian border preme court reversed this decree Jail Inmate Hangs Self in Los Angeles 1 AXOELKS Dec Threehours after ho was arrested on suspicion of robbery when he wat caught florins from a mens furnish Insr store Ralph McCoy n tied a slip knot in his silk scarf and handed him Fdf from a Ins cell in lie city Jill berry last uisht In full view of more 40 prisoners In the now or until proven banin nnd wns aa vigorously defend ed by who jisserted he presided the trial with Ihn utmost fiilrnoss I Tstinc Muehlins was appointed to Hie of bonuh hy j 1rcsidoiit Kami ilome Iturncil ILVMOUTU 73ec LIJ Ralph Franks homo rlestroycc firo Wednesday morning Some few fnr nlsliinss were saved Immigration and customs along the border were sfvon instruc Llonsh to leave nothing undone iii tho patroloE tho international line George V WHIoughby haberdasher positively Identified pictures ot Hick man as those of the customer who pasced tha bill Hunt Turns to Seattie SEATTLE TVasIW Dec A hot trail believed to be that ot Wil liam ISdward Hickman was followed by GOO Seattle officers today after n youth the suspected kid naper and slayer of little Marian Parker loft one of Iho gcild notes re oeived as ransom from her father at a store lie re Tho neareli for the feml who inu lilnled the little daughter of Perry M Parker Angeles bank official and dumped the torn body almost at the feet of tho distracted rnther after re ceiving switched from Califor nia to the state of Washington with electrical suddenness last nisht when tiie excited bnrherdasher showed the pciliee n S20 bill identified as one of thoso Pvirlrer liad giien he kid naper leattlns policn force of lino was mo bilized anil pet on the trail only a few minutes after thesuspected youth inado a purchase it tho Ilothitig store ami slipped into the night Leaves Trail of ifl liills leverishly tho police liuntnd be lieving that their ijuniiy was Cor tho Clinadliin line or a ship bound fur the Orient Tim clow was roffardcd as tho that hits been uncov ered wince lift search began Police be lievo that if accused youlh crm tinuCM to leave trail of hills be nntinot evade capture Tho kidnaper had 7H of the bills the numbers of which hnve been broadcast The Fox entered the haberdashery in the heart of the downtown district lint a pair of black Slovns And a suit of underwear lio Sive one of liie 0 billK in pnyinonl The proprietor nlone in tlin store said ho Immediately rews nixed the stranger iis the Angeles fugitive photographs The suspect who appeared tired ami wnrn put Hie gloves on while the un derwear was wrapped Thfn ho pulled LOCAL 2i hour Tiiurstlny weather figures for nt a in Minimum jo At a in 12 Just In that December isnt all bad meteorologically speaking the man sent another clear day Wednesday to north Iowa It was the third one In a row Thursday befian cloudy but in midforenoon thn sun Resurrection Hope Fades Followers of Ben Look to Future BEXTOX HAnBOR Dec 22 AP Their belief that King Ben jamin Purnell who died at his colony here last Friday morning would arise from the dead reduced to a inero hope the of colon ists today set nbuut reorganizing their affairs Frank rtcufrmins personal Viodyguarcl deflared that for the tvmpovai affairs the time ot the was making a valiant attempt to j House David will ho guarded by At sriuecxe thru the clouds The wind was lornoy li T who rlcsortoiT brick in the north however and lojval prnetlcti in California n few neadayM maximutu of 84 seemed like1years as to join Ronjamlns follow ly to stand an tiie liijli point of thejing and raplclly a place of n hnK exceeded only throe second only to lhc ruler times this mcnlli I n Will Rogers YUMA Dec aint Oklahoma making a fine mess of Itself Now I dont want this to be taken Four grapes or n Jealous dig hut I thot I was sup posed to represent nbont nil the foolishness from that n thats what I got paid for Hut I do feel sincerely grieved that n Breat state liUc wn thinks they liave to contribute nothing but laughter to tlio rest of the union 1C they aro going to do tho Rom edy you will pardon inn for turn Ins sad but I do want tho rest of the world to knouthat we have something down them hefiirtrs po litical even if1 wo havent shown anything else Vimrs for n ward en Instead of a Ior our state Jobless Are Being Fed by Relief Agency C h i c a g os Bread Line Is Largest Since 1913 Worker Reports CIIICACJO Ucc lines such is ChiLago bus not seen since 11113 arc gnnving longer as Christmas neurs and as winter strike ivltli peiielratlriK chill thru Die thin clad ranks oC Ihe joblessi Fivo hundred and tour in line yes said Opt Fred T VVilks of Ilia Salvation Army Four hundred and SO the day before and before that Its hisRor every day as we get closer to Christmas These are only single men we liavn clown bore family iciict depart ment has 130 L These said Capt Wilks re ferringla in tlio liicarl line could do skilled work it there worn to Theyre ready now to do nnylhins cant find any jobs land the tOvenimcnt nscncy thinks it hns bad a good dny It it finds four Those men shireiiiig1 without over coats iu tho lonpr line or whose fat poke thru threadbare shoe nre beliiB crhpn new eiotiicK jit in thecash rcKistcr and change The young man walked out The haberdasher immediately took the hill from the repistcr anrl jplionoil William Knnt chief of What are lie serin 1 m aEkeil Captain Kent mi those bills that were pair to the 1 kidnaper by the fattier or the girl Snrliit Vunibcrs Tally i I Kent save the numbers A moment ITUN TO PAGE IS SUK J 2 3 456 II 12 13 14 is is ao E5 26 21 30 31 POOR PA Jiy Claude Callan On Mn siiit Hi ri ino slip itiadi a bct nr riibbiti out tiie Ilian slic ilul on   

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