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   Sioux City Journal, The (Newspaper) - March 31, 1925, Sioux City, Iowa                                imtx Smmral SIOUX TUESDAY MARCH FOURTEEN PAGES PRICE THREE CENTS EVIDENCE IS DAMAGING TO MAIL BANDIT Story of Star Wit Lays Murder at Chapmans Special Dispatch to March little minds of common whom Gerald Chapman crowded In on him From early morning until the gray day was turning night watchman followed stable stable man followed factory mechanic and factory mechanic followed slow thinking rural policemen to build nbout him a terrifying barrier of facts with a noose swinging frgb in tho And the last ot these Walter pudgy bad boy of prosperous told his of Chapmatl at the close ot tho It was the same Shean who bad worshiped Chapman as a big time and who went ad tho underworld expresses turn Ing coward in the midst of the rob bery In which Policeman James Skelly was Blamo Put on The story of Shean laid the full Tjlame for the murder of Skelly on He furnished for the state the most damning testimony against it the state filled together all the tremendous wall of facts which It has built about Chap with tho cross examination of Shean still to Chapman seemed very close to the rope that is let down from the root in Wotherfleld So forlorn does Chapmans hope for acquittal and so great Is the fear of what his dorlnc may lead to that when two 10ounce bottles of enough of the fluid to blow tho courthouse to pieces with a slight were intro duced in four deputy sher iffs rose to their feet about Chap man as he sat fingering a pencil in his courtroom Ready for Any They stood Their hands not inches from his shoul They were ready to toss him mvshoot need if he The forjan Instant v JV dgtatesYAttorneyAJcokn lifted jrlpgeriy1 out of the bagOne after the othrfne on vis Chapmans pale eyes under their sleepy lids only glanced at the bottles and turned toward wit His right hand caressed his chin His left Jay limp In his Grohel objected to the unusual display precaution Prosecutor Alcorn had handed the bottles to the a to Identify as fliavlng been found when Chapmans stolen Lincoln cor was seized immediately after the MANY CLAIMANTS CRABTREE ESTATE ARE RULED OUT March a score of contestants of the will of will lose their rights to fight the will for re fusing to reveal their relationship at the request of A motion for a decree striking their names from the recdVd of appearance was allowed by Judge Prest after a hearing The list will be re vised before tnVdecree It was Miss left an estate of ap proximately and her will di rected that the greater part be used for the benefit of disabled war Massachusetts Agricul tural college and charitable i f Since the will was filed more than three score persons claiming relation ship FARM PLAINVIEW RAZED BY FIRE March which broke out on a farm miles east of here completely de stroyed a double corn crib contain 1 ing of 70 bushels of seed a ohleken wagon and ft large bavn containing two of about 16 The farm was tenanted by Dante Dan who recently moved here from U la owned by Qeorge of Sioux The fire 4eportmeiUB of and Plain were but were unable to check t too of lack of able to the house one The causeof the It Is thougbt to started by spontaneous JUDGE INCREASES FINE WHEN BECOMES THE WEATHER 2 3 8 9 10 4 6 6 11 12 noon 1 7 The maximum temperature yester day was 61 degrees and the minimum was 36 The sun will rise today at and will set at 50 THE March Increas ing with probably showers In west portion Tuesday and In east portion Wednesday not much change In South Dakota and Nebraska tin settled Tuesday and with probably showers not much cliange In NEWS SUMMARY Insanity trial orCercd for Los An geles jazz Page State Unking up its chain of evi dence In Shepherd Page Cartoonist Darlings condition re ported to be Page Hobbers Rot to in a Chicago Page Evidence damaging to mall bandit Oerald Pago Rum airplane and its crew captured off New Pago Kaiser followers see hope for mon archy in German Page Lawyer preparing Yankee girls suit against Pago women and children fight prol rle fire near town of Pago SOUTH Hall Insurance rate commission fixes charges for this Page Hundreds of formers to be guests of chamber of Page Elgh school girl becomes prophet ess on grain market Page MunnLewls match brewing for Michigan City Memorial Page Expect articles for TunneyGibbons go will be signed Page More than 400 cagers In national prep meet which starts Page Early cross country work puts Cen trol track squad In fine Page Postponed American Legion boxing how will be held April Page The Journal bowling team wins in playoff for Commercial Page Fred passes Page pastor Monday are sold at Pagei Inspects two traffic routes Monday Pago More civiliantraining camps are given Seventh Corps Pago Ngrth Dakota university debaters at Mornlngslde Page Gordon Fogg will represent Sioux City fn district Page Omaha man is reelected head of musicians Page Sioux City butcher shop duelist is exonerated of Page Grain rates hold bock traffic men tells Page Robbers steal safe from theater after failing to crack Page Knepper rites to be held at Page TVheat prices plunge downward 0 lower at Page WeaR and lower turn In Sioux City Jive Page No Word Received of Missing Aviators March word las been received hero tonight from tho rescue parties sent out in search of Smith and commercial aerial photog missing slnco Saturday when they are believed to have been lost in the KAISERFlCES PLAN COMEBACK ONEARMED CAR DRIVING COSTS A MOTORIST Special Plapatcb to The New March armed motor car driving will cost Joseph newly A ver dict for that amount In a suit against Jilm and his Eleanor Todd was awarded today to Mlsg a school She sued fov Injures re ceived in automobile in which Crombie and his fiancee tesUfildCrombie fWM driving with but on the other arm about Miss In swerving to avoid a Crombie ran Miss Gillesple fracturing her pelvis and otherwise so injuring herthat she la deprived ofthe oppor tunity of motherhood and unable to walk WOMAN STORE KEEPER SLAIN WITH HATCHET March mutilated of a store for children In a foui4 by her brpther In the basement of her store She apparently had been klUed with ft found The store1 hadnot been opened since frlday twjpmlnt brtjke Into the ft warcb for her a record a Physicians GERMANY MUST JOIN SAYS FRENCH PREMIER Br Henry Sioux city JoumalChlcano Tribune March Herrlot today pledged to the foreign affairs committee of the chamber of deputies that he would conclude no pact with Germany until Germany joins the league of The statement reveals how the French policy has flopped over since the regime of former Premier Poln care when Polncare persistently refused to permit Germany to join the Geneva outfit because sho had not fulfilled the requirements of the treaty of The present French government is doing everything on the to get Berlin to become a Henlot today promised definitely to delay action on the guarantee for six until the assembly meets In and then If dor many Is elected a member another series of subcommittees will bo formed to study the guarantee It s now unlikely that tho powers In terested in the Rhine security may reach an agreement among them selves which will seriously jeopardize tho chances of success of the proposed Washington conference as Franco In tends that security shall be her price for tho reduction of her naval and air Herrlot told the committee that 10 was continuing his tentative pour parlers concerning Germanys offer of a but he assured tho mem jors that he will not abandon Frances that he will Insist on some recognition of tho east ern frontiers by CONDITION OF SAID TO BE SERIOUS Hope for Recovery of Cartoonist Almost Given Des See Hope for Monarchy Next German Ill By John Sioux City JournalChicago Tribune Cable Germany Dudle had anchored comparatively moved further The monarchists of the north are pinning their hopes on a restoration of tho Hohenzollerns an an outcome of tho election They do not expect a return of tho monarchy Im but they hope that elec tion of a right wing candidate will open the way for a return of the em with tho pomp and leadership of Prussia and a kingly In the near Prom an irrefutable source close to the former Crown Prince Frederick I have received a statement disclosing the details of the plans of tho prince and his The statement reveals that through Karl Jarrea or another right candidate the monarchists hopo they will be aWe place the eldest son of the crown prince on the Imperial ExPrince Voted for The former crown prince In voting at Oels yesterday cast a ballot for Immediately after the election he explained to a close friend his reason for participation In tho He declared he iiod given up hopes of becoming Ger manys kaiser but Iio trusted that his oldest eon would be able to enter politics and eventually restore the glory of the of Hohenzol Three weeks ago when Jarres1 candidacy was Prince Frederick William exchanged letters with In Ills letter the prince declared thfct Hlnden burs through his popularity with could place the monarch ist fight on firm he through the Indorsement of Jarres could spike the guns of the Bavarian who hoped to see former Crown Prince of become ruler of Through Hinden burgs support he hoped to wean wa vering monarchists from Prince Run prechts standard to his for a The republican press of Germany fully realizes the danger of a return of the for the propaganda organs of tho democrats and social IstKi tonight came out strongly for a left republican The demo crats and socialists both announced themselves ready to support Cath olic in the second The cen ter party Catholic party and the democrats conferred today in talk of former Chancellor as A possible standard bearer lor while the nationalists are seriously discussing new man to win over the Thus the Catholic center party holds the probable outcome of the press bas begun flgua ttpn tor Herr Qesalpr or another acceptable to all The strongest pressure is being brought bear of the peoplffWtywno the right coalition f kj4 by ajj Jw hi arned the at the at the quiet ore the Ju In Fire simple German and reform committee can be a rlgjit panjbe elected Jy a ir Bt Associated March The jf Ding who is seriously 111 with was reported unchanged By Associated DCS March A phy sicians bulletin early tonight said that the condition of the was Earlier In tho day a report said Darling suffered such a relapse over tho weekend that recovery practically had been Darling submitted to a minor operation today to relieve a local In Tho whoso Ding car toons are known throughout tho was stricken with peritonitis March Although aomo progress was noted last his condition has given physicians growing con PLASTIC SURGEONS PROVIDE LAD WITH BRAND NEW NOSE Special DlBpntch to March 2 years had a perfectly good noso until tho tornado swept over southern Illinois After the scourge had passed rescuers dug his mother out of the wreckage badly with a chance for and they found that the had suffered the complete loss of his off close to his face as by a of the queer freaks of the Ho was brought to Lukes hos pital here am plastic surgeons went to work upon Today he sat up and looked around with considerable Tho surgeons had provided him with a brand new and perfectly fitting Up to today Master Troy had been considerably vexed with nurses nnd surgeons and anesthetics nnd the world In and his chief contributions to anxious report ers consisted of loud and healthy But today everything was all Ifls mother Is recovering In a Louis hospital and his who es caped Is rebuilding their homo In the tornado RUM AIRPLANE AND ITS GREW ARE CAPTURED leld for Trying to Com municate with Booze Ship in ANTIKLAN CITY TICKET WINS AT March klan ticket was elected In the city election here today with majorities of 500 to 700 The total vote polled In todays election was 300 larger than that cast In tho presi dential Following bitter campaign be tween kuklux Wan and antiklan can didates the rivalry between tho two elements came to a climax in todays Five state agents and a com pany of Iowa National guardsmen were held In readiness throughout the day to preclude the possibility of dis turbances during the With the exception of a number of street arguments the election passed CONDITION OF FORBES IS UNCHANGED March condition of former di rector of the Untied States veterans who was stricken with parly rts of tho left side iast Friday remained unchanged said a bulletin issued by John one of tho attending Col who Is at a Boston was said tonight to bo suffering from cerebral Edward of Phila lias been called In as a con sultant In the Forbes had been previously aubject to partial paralysis of one side of his ac cording to lie suffered from Inflammation of tho brain a lit llo more than a year March Mayor Wallace WJnslow was re elected in the biennial city election here iHariey BviUer the aV SAYS WIDOW GOT PASTORS KISSES Wife of Minister Asks Separate Maintenance from the witness stand In her action for sepa rate maintenance from Hill named cliy Pow and Clark were elected park There were 029 votes cast for Iowa March Emma was trail Ing in todays city returns at 10 oclock tonight The vote stood Miss 852 This included the machine vote March former newspaper was elected mayor in todays city Homer announced kuklux ran a poor Fort March Dodge cast a fair sized vole today and reelected its present city administra headed by Mayor to March liam pioneer railway engi neer and member of the city was elected mayor In todays city election over a field of five candi There were no outstanding is sues In the March Maxwell wad elected mayor in the city election here today by a majority of J73 over No special Issues were involved and only votes Were WHITE EGG ROLLING ON EASTER MONDAY Special Dlppalch to Tho March President and CoolldKn are going to throw open the White House grounds again this spring for the annual egg rolling oh Easter The custpm aban doned during the was relnaugu rated lost year by the On day all tho children In Washing ton fare forth to the White House with boskets tilled with brightly colored Easter eggs and roll them down the gentle elopes of the Many fond parents accompany hem and make a picnic of Of eggs are broken in the rolling and roust be eaten and the House lawns the morning after are apt to present of having undergone a snowfall of egg The president UfUfUiy on the south portico of the lawn itself to watch the tun and the marine band concert while the children Easter bunnies Jn the FLOOD i pity with a The Lillian re contly was defendant In a suit brought by Hill for alienation of her husbandR lost the casu in district court and In now suing Hill for separate mainten Hill told of seeing her husband and the widow leave tho Methodist where the two had been stay ing with sick and go for a ride through Sioux City finally parking the with lights on a dark side Hill claimed she saw tho pas tor and the widow kiss six times as sho trailed them in her brothers Tho first occurred as the couple were about to get into the Hill She claimed she saw her husband and 8 tin ton kiss three times as they drove down Pierce street and then1 as she rode by their parked car she saw them kiss a couple more Couldnt Kxplaln The some trouble in ex plaining just how the kiss In front of the hospital was Hill and Stlnton hod hold of each oth ers arms as they walked toward tho car and did not let go when they paused a moment to kiss before enter ing the she The de attorney appeared to consider this feat impossible and Hill du el ared she didnt know how it wan except that Stln ton railed her head and Hill bent down and the kiss followed In the course of natural Hill also told ot her domestic troubles before she and Hill The biggest quarrel appeared to bcc that which occurred one day when Hill fixed BUntons auto while he wore his Sunday witnesses were called by the plaintiff and told of seeing BUI and Stlnton together on various oc In the alienation suit Hill denied the kissing charges and ex plained the fact of Stlnton lean Ing on his arm by stating that she felt badly over the fact that her father was near Special Dispatch to Tlio New March In he net of establishing communication vlth a ship of tho rum an nlr believed to be tho Lorraine nd its was captured by the oast guard destroyer Mnjnve late commandant f tho coast said this Is the econd time slnco tho liquor treaty vlth Great Britain wont into effect Httlo more than a year nco that an ilrplano has been caught by the coast dard Tho wireless dispatch sent by the cstroyer effecting tho capture was rlet and did not state whether tho airplane had been shot down from ho air or had been captured while making connection with a To Bo Brought in Tho mcsoago sold tho crow of tho Irplano had been taken aboard the ostroycr while tho plane had aken In tow by a patrol boat and being brought to the t Is understood tho airplanes crow vlll bo transferred to a patrol boat urlng tho night and will bo brought n tomorrow f the report Is true that tho serleod luno was attemptliiK to establish ommunlcatlon with a ship of tho um the vessel with which It was establishing communication can o no matter whether It Is 100 nllcs from According to the terms of the rcaty now in effect with Great Britain and 11 other the speed of the carrier shall determine he distance from shore that the United States government ogonts may seize a Legal Point As virtually any airplane Attains a speed of at least 100 miles an t is considered nwlto UUaly that tho legal point may bo raised us to whether tho coast guard men may seize any vessels suspected of rum runners If they venture within 100 miles of the When tho liquor treaty was ratified last May vessels of tho rum fleet DEFINITE TRACE OF MISSING WOMAN SLAYER March trace of Mabel 24 yearold Cleveland who escaped from the state reformatory for women here early yesterday morti Ing was found late today at Spring by hus band of Louise ma tron of the Mlttondort said that Champion had been positively Iden tified by Oliver a taxlcab ns being the woman he drove from a restaurant at Springfield to the Pennsylvania railroad The Pennsylvania ticket Mlttendorf also had Identified Tho agent said sho hnd purchased a ticket for Indian Sho should arrived In Indianapolis Sundny afternoon at the agent No word was received from Indian apolis police as to Champions being In that Police In Cin cinnati and Louts have been asked to keep a look out for Champion was serving a 20 year sentence for shooting to death Edward a promo In a downtown Cleveland restau rant July March theory that Mabel who escaped from tho Marysvdllo re formatory early may bo headed toward Los was ex pressed tonight by County Prosecutor Edward Stanton and other offi Tho theory Is they on an alleged declaration by Champion that she would revenge herself for the prosecution and hang Ing of her Ausloy Cham following hds conviction on a charge of killing a man in Califor nia during a dlco Champion was arrested with his wife in con nection with the shooting of Edward but was turned over to the California authorities for trial on the murder LINING UP HIS WITNESS LIST Counsel for Actress Pre paring Suit Against By Hunry Sioux City JournalChicago Tribune CaM March While NEW JURY TO PROBE SANITY OF JAZZ GIRL Murder Trial Is Halted Suddenly by Superior Court By the Associated San March arold Tjouderback In eupcrior court ere this afternooa halted the mur er trial of Dorothy the 6yearold child of jazz charged Ith killing her mother in tho bod oom of their homo last January fter a quarrel OVcr the daughters Tho court announced that lie Jury would bo dismissed tomor ow morning and a new jury impan lea to determine whether the girl is nsane at Tho girl found no comfort in the urn her caso had During ho discussions of her sanity this nornlng and this afternoon she sat with a drawn An she cent out for the noon recess she TJils at the close of she staggered from her seat nd fell out of the grasp of tho ma striking her shoulders sharply against tho clerks Uncon she was carried out and re It was more of the many imes sho had fainted since her trial egan a week Defense Motion A motion by tho defense to inter upt tho murder trial until the men al condition of the girl has been do Ided was granted after tho court ad excluded the Jury and heard the estlmony of Jau Don a spe lallst in mental Bait pronounced tho slrl suf erlng from a Her form f he was medi al and not Judge Louderback leld that the showing of mental in ompotcnco was sufficient to Justify a jury When I saw her he reference was mado to a pre vious Her response was A great rage manifested Bhe left the examination room and slammed the door and I could hear other doors slamming behind Tells of Her 1 AssistantDistrict Attorney Harmon Bklllen directed preliminary cross OVER 10CENT PLUNGE TAKEN BY CHICAGO WHEAT March clpal performer on the Chicago board of took another of tumbles which have featured Monday trading for several and when the trad ing was over May grades were IPV4 cents under The deferred monthi not so weak bjj bUy and corn and oats ateo of fered severely in the setting May corn wpund up at to to sibOf Should theseizure of tho airplane and Its crew bo up leld by the courts It may mean that the rum fleet would have to move further out to to a point ut least 100 miles off AMBASSADOR TO SPAIN WILL RESIGN SHORTLY Special Dltpalch to The March Alexander Pittsburgh will shortly resign his pout as ambassador to It was reported here It is understood Klngsley of horso breeder and former will succeed Moore at Senators McLean and of today admitted recom mending Mucomber for un Important diplomatic but declined to state tor what post he is being Although It is assumed Moores re tirement will bo a change In the at Madrid is in line with the Hhakeup being applied to the diplo matic The early roUiomenl of Ambassador Moore has been discussed for some time in official It was ex plained at the White House upon the occasion of his last departure for his post that it was not known hqw long he would remain The husband of the late Lillian Russell has been ready for some It is to re tire to private The Connecticut senators who sub mitted recommendations on behalf of Mucombcipointed perhaps sig that hl8 linguistic abilities Included fluent Italian and Ills has been an adventur ous participated In the exploration expedition to central Africa and Matabeleland In southern led by Cecil Rhodes Jn helped Buluwayo in the Matabele war and took part In several other engagements In that Returning to the United States he went to California late In 1897 and there organized and became president of tho Los Angeles Trust predecessor to the present Pacific Trust and Havings of Log An Since 1903 he has ex tensively and engaged in various enterprises in Great France and several other European HPSBAND PREFERS JAIL TO LIVING WITH HIS WIFE DliMtoh to March fltrama found a friendly and acoomodatlng judge today when he was up In the court of Judge Harry Hamln on of disorderly conduct filed by his who gold he pajd atten toanother wpmariand had re to support her and their J think I will nut you pn probation for six months and see if you and your wife cant judge bo beamed upon except to state that he was leaving1 Parlfl for London this week to retain an counsel to handle the the American lawyer stated he 1iad lined up several prominent persons in London and Paris as wit nesses to testify as to tho derisive remark which the defendant made against his v My only object is the of my Malone and why should I bring in tHe names of Innocent observers until I om forced to do so In actual legal Money Gifts One of the accusations which Dennistoun in said to have made against Lois the American who is reliably reported as being Malones Is that he often gave her Miss Mere dith is particularly incensed at this because at thla period ehe claims she was drawing a weekly salary of 000 and she did not require money from If money entered the relationship it was the other Malone Dennlstouna written to which will be tho principal ex hibits In the besides containing remarks derogatory to Dennis touns present Lady are filled with complaints of his need for money and the hope that some body would aid according to the Malone not deny that his client is Miss but he re fuses to admit and the Indications are that Lois la vrepared to settle the case out of court Mf satisfactory ar rangements can be The friends here are skep tical of reports that earned a week during theperiod In as she was helping tp entertain the American tttatlbij and recelv Ing a minimum salary and living ex penses from the lied Cross and Kemaliis in New March from Lois film stage according to cables from la about to file a breach of promise ac tlon against Dennis of remained for the second day a voluntary prisoner in her At the office of Field Whq Is reported to Minn Merediths attorney itv the Ruit against the British wan we know nothing of such an The neither denied nor affirmed that Malone had been era ployed represent An Ao close her reporters left the apartment that Meredith JVOB longer in New Refined Showa in Strsumv Jt My relief said New iWWfih gar today apnp thjf yeajSMn a tlW line mental examination and ferred with other What of the girls ancestry in quired the There la an alcoholic re the A very There Js the mental condition if the He explained that there might have ieen prenatal influence exerted by he reported fact that ISIIIngson vas out of her mind at times hortly before the birth of What of her post life Her behavior as a child must be There pathological The fact that she had rums and would throw herself on the There Is extensive biting of he finger A habit of and abnormal sexual habits which began about tho age of She is biologically a grown herscpre is all right or her average of her She Is he U older by two years than her And what of her nervous system There are very greatly exaggerated But whatwere the outstanding ymptoms of insanity you observed Her behavior her Inability to co iperate with her These antrums she files Her defects n Judgment and Her gymp cms were very negative In regard to me and the other doctors who exam ned This was manifested in more or His except for plsodlo spells of She lacks he Judgment of a normal He added that had ound no organic defect The prosecution declined an pflep by the defense stipulate irosent Jury hear the issue of The court then held tfcat a new Jury be TbJJnipanelment n not expoted to reagjrs more than a Each side has but four per emptory challenges and of civil nstead of criminal procedure prevail at such a SNEERS OF STEJJ and ftp preaching the cauao of which wwe o Harry   

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