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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 21, 1927, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER fair tonight and Thursday except lor eome cloudiness no decided change In AtfD qiTY VOL XXXV CBKT3 PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS IJ3ASJ3D WIRE MASON CITY IOWA lufxowiN INOjRTH IOWAS NEWSPAPER Final Edition j Edited fop the PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NHW3 SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICEL NO 63 1AM HICKMAN STILL ELUDES REMUSSANITY CASE WILL BE HEARDJEC 28 Acquitted Wife Slayer Is Required to Remain in Jail Dec AP Remua will face a sanity hear V g Dec 28 Judgo William H Lued ers of the probate court announced tc dav Jlemus was denied bond and un til chsn must remain in Jail in accord 1 anco with the acquital verdict yester day hi his murder trial for the slaying ot his wife Imogene Charles II Elston with 3Iemus in the murder trial applied to Judge Lueders for ahearing at the earliest possible A railroad condemnation case had right of way in probate court and fthe hope of ultimate complete free jdom for thB former Chicago lawyer had to be deferred Testimony to Be Brief The Dec 2S date was made possible only thru agreement of the counsel in sUie othercase ltH Elston listed wltH Judge Lueders as jliis only witnesses the David I Woltstein Dr alienist Dr A E Baber nd Dr Charles W Kiely who testi fied that in their judgment Remus was sane when ho shot and killed Mrs in Eden park here last Oct 0 sano now Elston said there niijjht beothers but that at most his evidence would 1 require less than a county prosecutor Charles P lit who pressed the murder against Remus will oppose him In the hearing with an ef fort to havo Remus declared now In I sane and sent to hospital at is court Will allow ry at tha pearliest possi ble Judge IjuederaJln de clining to permit immediateliberty for Remus John reputed rich Loa Angeles exposition promoter was before Judge Shook today with a motion to cjuash a perjury indictment against him growing out of his testi mony In behalf of Remus his boy lioqd friend Judge Shoolv postponed a decision ijiiiuil Saturdaj SREID PRESENTS FLOOD AID BILL Would Have Feder al Government Shoulder All of Expense WASHINGTON Dec The federal government was desig nated to assume the entire cost anl Responsibility of controling tho Mii sissippi rivers destructive floods in a bill introduced today by Reid of the house flood control coin Tuitteo Besides mapping out a plan tor Vcurbing the Mississippis inundations ftthe measure directs gov lernment to investigate destructive Hflooda on al lother navigable streams rand submit to congress a program for their control Named tho flood control act of tho bill by directing the gov ernment to shoulder the entire ex pense runs counter to tho plan do signed b3r Major General chief of army engineers and recommandcd to congress by President Coolldge The Jadwin plan proposed that the government should bear 80 per cent of the cost and the valley states 20 pur AUNT HEX By Robcrl Quillen Pa is such a comfort to me He donfMiGver cora nor scold when Im feelin well but lies willin to quarrel uJien Im under the weather ami needin a spat tocasc my Diver Finds No Evidence of Life in S4 Discouraging Report Brot Up From Sea Hourly Signals Thru Night Fail to Bring Response From Sunken Bpat BULLETIN BOSTON Dec signs of life were found in the torpedo rffom of the submarine S4 by James Ingram the first diver to go down today Rear Admiral Frank H Brumby reported in a ra dio message to Rear Ad miral Philip Andrews commandant of the first naval district v PRQYINCETOWJv Dec 31 that six members of the crew of tho S4 had survived three days of the horrors of darknesa cold and suffocation only to join their 34 shipmates in griped the rescue fleet today Tho navy determined that the suf ferings of tho men bottled up in the forward chamber of the wrecked Bub marine should not be In vain was pre pared to rescue them at any cost but human resources were powerless be fore the fury of the ocean Since morning tho tos sing of theseas has defeated tho care fully planned campaign of the divers and no man had been abla to descend 10B feet of water surging ov Ulowno borid but V V to Sifrnals A tenuous thread oMiope hurigffoni the report of the S4s sister ship S8 that it had heard seven taps at 6 oclock last night which might have come from the S4 x But the S8a oscillating sender called steadily frantically for hours after that and no one answered And the best minds among the navy sub Marine men after most careful calcu lationa determined that the six men could not live more than a few hours into this day without oxygen The S8 is top of tho at the palce yards off shore where the S4 sank 105 feet when rammed by the coast guard destroyer Paulding last Saturday It was further pointed out that at the time tho SS heard the seven taps 24 hours had elapsed slnco tiie signals of tho prisoners had Indicated that their oxygen supply would lie exhaus ted Dnd li2 hours had elapsed since they had answered the S8s frantic calls Seriate Sessions Are Adjourned Until Jan 4 WASHINGTON Dec The senate ended the first perlOfl of session today by adjourning until Jan for the holidays Adjournment for today on1 out of respect for Senator Jones New Mexico who died here last night but it had previously been decided tu quit work for the time bcins at the end of todays session The house Its mathln ery out respect to the late senator after a Sominute session Representa tive Morrow democrat New Mexico made the motion to adjourn and pissed Senator Jones record In tho senate General Chalng Kaishek former dictator of South China is not the only man who has been in the position of a leader without a Such leaders are numerous in this country Wayne NewsSentinel 1 THE LOCAL GIobeGazefte weather figures for 24 hour period ending at a m Wednesday Maximum Minimum 9 At a On tho very clay when North lorni to tho calendar is supposed to have less heat radiation from the sun than on any other day of the year a maximum considerably higher thnn that of week ago seemed Wednesday morning to be in prospect Tuesdays maximum was 32 degrees and with south wind and a clear sky a temper aturefully as high was not improbable for Wednesday Tuesday nights min imum of was the highest recorded since tie night of Dec I2 AND SISTER OF MURDERED CHILD Los Angeles Authorities Grope Among Many Clews for Trace of Man Who Mutilated Little Marian Parker Pictures on Page BULLETIN DBS MOINES Dec M Hamilton of Sacramento surrendered to local poiico today vliejj he arm a newspnper account of a police seardi being madefor him in tlio belief that ho was William Hickman ivantcil for tho murder ot Marian Iarlter at Los Angeles Hamilton who was traveling to Hocltiord ivas not held bjpolice Hamilton ia said by ho police to be the man reported headed for Dos Moines from Plattsburff Mo LOS AJyGELES Dec cold trail of the fugitive who daahed thru downtown streets early yesterday and escaped from a pursuing citizen who later identified him as William E Hiclcman accused Elayer of Marian Parker was picked up by police today New Information obtained was that the blue CadlUacln wlilca the man out distanced a filling Elation attendant seeking to collect for gasoline had been stolen from Edward S Schelter and late last night figured Jn a crash at Vernon and Main streets on the south eide From the time the man believed to be Hlckman escaped from the filling station attendant until the accident nnd theft report today no trace of the youth and the big blue automobile had been found Run False Lends Down LOS ANGELES Doc While a cloud of clews and false today effectively screened tha hiding place of William E IHoliman accused I slayer of little Marian Parker bits ol evidence were being fitted together by the police to solvo the puralo of nte past This evidence ns presented by the police pictured a youthful Dr Jekjl and Mr a neat orderly school and never stayed out iatb ut night the other tha fox who for weeks planned the carrying out of a cod cunning and diabolical murder lot for revenge Hobbcil Drug Stores Tho latter picture showed him for three weeks preceding tho staging a series of drugstore robburlu of anesthetics and Marum Farhcr the 12 Los Angeles child who idnnp ed nml murdcrcil is shown he Marian is on tho left Upper lert is tlio murdered childs father 1erry Upper right is a lette day before her leid aaid mutilated turned over to iiiui ire with her mother and twin sister Mnrjorle letter from tlio child received by the father the NEW MEXICO DIE Well Known Washington Figure Was Outstanding Democrat WASHINGTON Dec Death has removed from the senate one of its outstanding democrutsr Seuator Andrious A Jones ot New Mexico Victim ot frequent attacks of an gina pectoris tho senator died at his residence hero last night in his sixty fifth year weakened by a cold that had confined him to his iuarters sines the start of this session of congress Senator Jones was unable to overcome a sudden recurrence of his ailment The last was stricken during tho closing sessionof tho sixtyninth congress but was Ijc lieved to have materially regained his Coming to the senate in 1917 Sen ator Jones became one of its leading figures serving on two important com mliv and as well as holding other posts Before his election to the senate he was first assistant secretary of Interior under President Wilson from 1013 to 1D10 Tlie senator had served his party on many occasions as delegate to the na tlonal convcntlonof as chairman ot the New Mexico democratic com mittee as A member of tho national committeefrom IOCS to 1022 and dur ing tho 1024 campaign As chairman ot the democratic senatorial campaign committee Senator Jones was born in Union City and was graduated from Valparaiso university to obtain a stock sleeping potions In one of these robberies he is de clared to have placed a pistol in tilt druggists ribs and forced tho fright ened man to give minute Instructions as to tho useot the anesthetics Diuggista In tho three hoklups posiy lively identified Hlekman the roi ber Another part or the same picture was a cool and daringyouth who on Monday morning with thousands of officers combing Los Angeles and tho vicinity for the childs slayer drove an automobile over county roads with no effort of concealment Seen in Culver city that time he Girl Thot Dead Hears Funeral Sermon in Coffin LUItAY Dec listened to a funeral sermon preached over the coffin in which she spent the night unable to signal thosewho believed her dead Miss pannie Broyles is alive today at her home near here A brothel James Broyles irho stood about the casket with other mourning relatives noticed a twitching of his sisters eyelid and the funeral services were halted and resuscitation efforts begun In a short tlma the girl was able to talk She said she was aware of all that oc curred around her as she lay in the casket but still stunned from a blow on the head from a tree limb that fell upon her wns unable to move or speak said her fear of being burled alive must have revived her nerves so that ona eyelid fluttered Under a physicians caro elnce Saturday when the supposedly dead girl came back to life she is declared to have fully recovered The Broyles llvo in a remote hamlet on the Madison county line and the story as brot here did not indicate whether aphysician had pro nounced the gh1 dead or whether the usual practice of summoning an undertaker had been followed 3 BODIES TAKEN JRE OUT OF MINE OOM GIVEN BOOST PRISONER SAVED FROMJJANGING Janitor at Police Station Res cues Man Suspended by Belt Quick action on tho part ot ireit Van Koten janftor at the police sta tion saved the life of Prank Jackers a prisoner who was attempting to hang hlmsglt late Tuesday afternoon Jackers had been arrestcd on a charge of intoxication Mr Van Koten went to tho jail about 5 oclock p m and saw tha man hanging by his belt Ho got the keys to the cel and let the man clown to the floor Jackcrs appeared in police court Wednesday morningand received n sentence of 30 days In the county jail He appeared to be little the worse for his experience of Tuesday aftrnoon Cell No 2 tho one occupies by Jackers seems to have a jinx at lached to it One other prisoner com mitted sulcldo there a short timeago antl a man who was not under arrest died in tho cell Theres onething about dccfiling to marry a woman with mcmey Youll never imvo to make any more rtcci V Review Little Hope Held for RemainSenator Announces He Will mg 4 Entombed Illinois Not Be Candidate for Workers Senate Again JOHNSTON CITY Dec of thrco of the seven miners entombed by an explosion in the ijtlritz coal mine near here last night wcro recovered early today Rescue workers held llttlo hono for tho remaining four The tlend are William Jones Marlon CliarleiS Wyatt Marion Davo Ander son Johnston City Rescue workers under Arthur Plum lee Williamson county mine Inspector worked tliruout tho night In an nt leuipt to the ontombinl mfn WASHINGTON Dec Clearing tho way to those who are seeking for him tho democratic presi dential nomination Senator Reed Mis souri has decided ho will not again run for the senate Tho senators posilion set forth in a statement by Samuel W Fordyce chairman of the Missouri democratic state committee makes it clear while ho himself Is not secking the nomina tion ho Is aware his nro Joins so in behalf At Wua scieii driving a small cur thru Culver City a suburb Ho hailed a motorcycle ngfent to whom ho was known and told him he would bo In the next day to buy a machine He failed to keep that ap pointment Altho police who had been set on tho trail were unable to run to earth tho man whom they accused of being Tho Fox hi the atrocious murder case they definitely located Ills lair which ho had occupied dur ing tho days that Httlo Marian was kldnapea and until Sunday several hours after the childs dismembered body had been exchanged for the fathers While the maze of Yalso reports that Hlckman had been seen here and there In various parts ot tho metro polltnn area forctjjl them lo work on the assumption Ihabho still with in tho great guarded zone the last definite clew as to his whereabouts disappeared yesterday This clew picked up by a employe was whn said a man answeringHlckmana fle scrlption had driven away from ths placewithout paying for gasoline Ilicknians Friend Released Another angle of tho police case col lapsed last night when Milton Jakow 25 years old a friend of Hlckman was released Jakowaky DaUl to a nativo of Kansaa was arresed when a neighbor of Perry Parker father the slain girl informed the police tlio kldnaplner watching the paricr homo Yesterday he atteraptea to ureak Jail The poiico finally con cluded his Interest In theParker homo was only the result of morbid curiosity Tho poiico have determined that be tween the time of the kldmipns anu the killing Hickman occupied an apartment under the nemo ot Donald IJvans Led by an identification mark found on a towel left with tho of tho slain child 100 police officers descended upon tho apartment house Sunday According to tho landlady Mr Ethel Broderlck Hlckman strolled bv her in a hallway after the police hart searched his room dropped a casual remark and left the building Ho did not return But tho officers havlnp Identified Hlckman as the hunted returned to the apartment yes terday Mako Second Search On tho second search the officers found stains which they prderea an alyzed to determino whether they might havo been caused by tho slay ment shirt bearing ths Tho name H B Oorbcr hud been found inked on neckband of a plcco of a shirt used to tietho bundle that was a part the slain school girls body Altho tho police said they had found no absolute evidence that the child ever was taken to the apartment two witnesses had been discovered who Identified Hlekrwai from as a man Been carrying bundles and a sultciiso from tho buildingteran au tomobile Tho revamped police theory Is that If the apartment was the of the captivity nnd fiendish slaying tha kid naper wobably utilized the stolen an estheticsyto keep her from being heard Such a theory does not atren with tho letters written by Marian nnd forwarded by the kidnaper to hei father For In them she spolw of cry TUmtJTO PAGE IF trig of little Marian in that apart They alao found a illtlals ir B G Lindys Mother Off for Brownsville Tex DALLAS Doc f Jfra EvangrlineL L Lindbergh left hero at a m today In the trl motored monoplane bearing her from Detroit to Mexico City to join her son Col A Llndhergh She cyiects to spend tho nigMt at Browns ville Homo From Hospital SWALEDALE Dec Mrs How ard Wilson ban returned from a hos pital nt City where she has been takinpr xray treatments Her daughter still remains irj tho pital baby Shopping DatjsTill POOR PA J3y Claude m n11 in The Emcrys an us ainl real friends but wo got in tho habit of Christmas presents an cant ;