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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 23, 1927, Mason City, Iowa JOWA v Unsettled tonight and Saturday slightly warmer Saturday and in ex treme western and north central por AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES VOL XXXV FIVE CBNT3 PER COPS ASSOCIATED PRESS WIRE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY NORTH IOWAS NEWSPAPER Final Edition Edited for tho Home UNITED KRE93 AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE 65 ADVENT OF COL WEATHER IS T HALT RESCUERS Admiral Says Continue as Long as Possible PROVINCETOWN Dec 23 rescue fleet which reluc tantly turned to salvage operations when attemps failed to save tho last six survivors of the crew of 40 men sunken submarine day was rushing efforts to raise tho craft but with seemingly littlepros success until next spring j Work will so on while weather re mains favorable but as soon as winter conditions become unfavorable all op erations will he suspended Rear Ad miral Frank H Brumby has an nounced Today In the face of a predicted I storm after two days of fine weather the fleet rushed the work of washing a tunnel under the bow ot the craft thru which Iron chains willbe passed These chains will be used to attach when actual raising Is Lindy Forced to Remain in Air by Crowd Flyer Misses Mother Who Lands atvValbuena Ahead of Him MANAGUA Nicaragua Dec 23 Is expressed here that tho shot of a rebel may bring the Lono Eagle to earth When Col Clmrles A Lind bergh flies to Nicaragua from Honduras he will q advised to Nuevn Secovia a wido bertii Ju that part of northern Nicara gua followers of the rebel Gener al Saudiho are concentrated It is consiiicrod possible tjjat they would take a shot nt any piano passing overhead Therefore Lindbergh will be to fly hlfh or make n deioiir MEXICO CITY Dec mother and her famous flying son Charles A Lindbergh were re Col I pontoons started 20 Men to Go Below A force of 20 divers in two watches will operate from the minesweeper Falcon flagship ot the erstwhile res cue fleet The divers are to work hi pairs with Ing a liielipresBure compression hoge other Sfipula weather hold there is a possibility that the bay bebrot to a week but this is outside possibility The navy departments order that the salvagingbedone as soon as pos sible was Interpreted to mean as soon ns It could be accomplled without en dangering the Jives of the divers Damage Report IHIed Dec major damage to the I sunken submarine S done the destroyer Spaldlng rode over the submersible which to port after the first impi jMJJof the crash Commander Edward Ells l1 feerg in charge of diving operations in Provincetown has reported to the navy iy Tha report was from the flagship of the salvage fleet the falcon by Ellsberg1 who narrowly escaped death when he went below make a first hand survey of the i craft j He found tlis superstructure decks A and frames from frame 52 to 63 wholly carried away Frames are lateral ribs about one and half feet On the starboard side ballast tank lsro 1 was much torn from the oC the four feet In the way of frames 5S to 02 The outer forming the of tlie upper tank was uninjured on tlie port side but damaged to star board The entire outboard ventilator main which runs over tlie superstruc t was missing between the dam frames united today after they had failed to meet in the air when he flow forth to greet her So great was the throng of admiring Mexicans who in reckless enthusi asm for an hour balked hia attempts to land that Lindbergh was unable to greet his mother until they arrived separately at the American embassy Jlis Lindbergh flew here from De troit to spend Christmas with her son before he embarks on another mission of good will to Central America After the first woman tofly from the United Slates to Mexico had land ited sssiiie dor and by chiefof the presidential staff Lindbergh land ed on the far aide of the field and be gan to taxi across it towards his moth r He had missed her In the air ind did TURN TO PAGE M Ij Presents Bureau Efforts Ji NETV HAMPTON Dec county agent presented a sum mary of the accomplishments of the Chlckasaw county Farm Bureau at tha annual meeting Jere I i Rods FnllS Schools Dec 23 The village and township schools closed today for a two weeks vacation during the holi days AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen It aint no trick to keep a man failhfnl an happy if a woman will jusf let him think hes boss an pet him when he has babyish TRY HOP AGAIN Woman Employs Norwegian Pilot and Plans on New Flight i YORK Dec Mrs Frances Wlson Grayson today hoped to make herself a Christmas present of a start on her long projected trans Atlantic flight With Oskar Onidal a lieutenant In the Norwegian army as pilot Mrs Grayson plans to take off at dusk tonight in her Sikorsky amphibian plane the Dawn for iHarbor Grace N there to await favorable weatli er conditions for a flight to Croydon England Brice Goldsborough navigator on the three false starts last fall when Mrs Grayson attempted to fly to Copenhagen ia to go with the Dawn William Qsgopd Arrest ed Pleaded Guilty DES MtilNES Dec tencing of Osgbofl to eight years in Fort Madison penitentiary today brot to an end two years of Investigation into tho death of Pa trolman Ollie D Thomas formerly of Ottunvwa The Thomas case came suddenly ti its apex this morning when Osgood brot back yesterday from a logging camp Hampshire by Sheriff Park Findley and Deputy Rich An derson confessed to the shooting of the officer and pleaded guilty to a charge of manslaughter His sentence Is indeterminate and was accompaniedby n fine of 5100 Mitigating circumstances described by Osgood in his story of the shooting caused County Attorney C S Mis slldine to recommend and Judge Shankland to accept the plea of man saughter Osgood explained that he had found Thomas In a room on the top floor of the Grand apartments under circum caused him to pursue the officer across the roofs and shoot him The former custodian said that he sus pected Thomas ot over Merry Christmas Not for Ruth Remus Wants Sanity Hearing or Freedom CINCINNATI Dec 23 AP Pleading that he has now been in jail GS days and citing the opinions of alienists expressed during hismurder trial that he is now Be mus today filed a motion with probate Judge William Luedeis appealingthat tha datafor his sanity hearing bo ad vancedor that he be released on bond Remus who three days ago was found not guilty of murder on the soln round of insanity for the slaying el 113 wife Imogene planned to appear efore Judge Lueders to argue the mo Jon which was presented by Grftmel Eemus brotherinlaw in the same capacity Fred Koehler Wright motor expert will fly as far as Harbor Grace The GlobeGazette Offers a Booklet About Kitchens How to make the kitchen work for you Instead of making work tor you The kitchen may bo made com fortable and convenient by careful planning and arrangement The United States Government has had Its experts this and in a 30page booklet with 31 plans and sketches shows what can be done to make the kitchen your helpful servant aiding your tasks and simplifying them Our Washington information bu reau is now prepared to got you acopy of this valuable household help for four cents postage and handling cost t Use the coupon Frederic J Hasiln DIrccfor Tlie Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington n G I enclose lierewtih four cents Jn stamps for a copy of tlio booklet CONVENIENT KITCH ENS Street City State GARLHERMANSON GETS FINE WanslaughterChargeAgainst Mason Cityan Dismissed 1 at Charles City Carl of Jiason City pleaded guilty to driving while intoxi cated before Judgei M H Kepler of Northwood at Charles City Thursday and was fined 500 County Attorney Jens Grotlis dis missed the charge of manslaughter against Hermanson with lowlnff which the defendant pleaded guilty to the inclusive offense of driv ing while intoxicated The hearing grew out of the death of Thomas Riley following an accident In which a car driven by Hcrmanson and occupied by him and three other persons including Hiley crashed Into a tree near Rudd Mr Riley was brot to a local hospital where lie later died Hermanaon was represented by Gr Henlce of Charles City Christmas this year for Ruth Snydcr at SInc wont be such a Iiappy one For on that ilay the woman convicted nf the murder witti Henry Judd Gray of her husband Albert Snydcr New York art editor will see for tho last time the governor intervenes her daughter Lorraine A Christmas visit at the penitentiary Iws been arranged Mrs Snydcr has been sentenced to tho electric chair during the week of January 9 Above Lorraine nnd Mrs Snyder Below an air view of Sing Sing 4 IN GAR ARE KILLEDBY TRAIN Columbus Ohio Quartet Meets Instant Death at Crossing COLUMBUS Dec Three men and one woman were in stantly killed when their automobile vas wrecked by a big four passenger rain at Jlonta Hose Crossing near iere today All were from Columbus Two of tho victims were identified ns Toe Serbg and Angel Fonclay The oth er man and woman wera unidentified Elevator at C R Is Destroyed by Blaze CEDAR RAPIDS Dec Tho elevator of tho Palo Livestock 3rain and Lumber company with 00 bushels of grain was destroyed y fire yesterday with an estimated OS3 of covered by insurance automobileswere also burned Spontaneous combustion was given as the cause The building was cie itroycd five years ago by tire NEGRO HANGED FORMING Andrews Pays With Life for Murder of Illinois Man Year Ago Dec ter thrice defeatingthe hangman by means of legal technicalities Herschtll Andrews 35 negro expiated his crime on tho gallows in tho Champaign county court yard at oclock to day just two days previous to the anniversary of the stabhlng ot Thomas Tate i5 negro on fjhristnma dav 1020 THE LOCAL GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending a m today Maximum 23 above zero Minimum 3 below zero At a 2 below zero After three days of clear weather Thursday had to bo put down on the records ns cloudy Friday dawned clear and sparkling with the sun playing upon tho heavy frost which covered trees and roofs AVhat little wind there was came out of the northwest The temperature was iusi below tho zero mark with that It might rise as much an 15 or 20 prrcrK above zero by mlilactcrnoon S is ECEMBEK 18 19 20 21 MISTHAS 25 26 27 28 NEW ALTITUDE RECORD IS SET Italian Aviator Ascends to Height of Feet in Recent Test Dec Renato Donati has broken the worlds altitude record by flying to a height of nielers officiate who controled his flight announced to day Donnttfs flight was made recently and at thnt time It was believed that he bad broken tho record but official announcement was withheld untu a thoro check of his Instruments could ba made Last July Donati broke the Italian altitude record with a fllRht of meters Until September tho worlds altitude was credited to lean Calllzo Trench aviator who claimed to have reached meters Ho was Iisr6beil of honor when It was found that he hail falsified hia barograph records The record then lo Lieuten ant Cnrlton Cliamplon of the United States who reached an altitude July 2B lie refused iro IvfK plane afMr H caught fire Search Begun for Alleged Accomplices a r a n d Jury Speedily In dicts Youth on Two Charges LOS ANGELES Doc 23 ollce records here and in Phoenis today gave authorities leads to lollow in their search for Andrew jramer and Juna Dunning named oj William Edward Hlckman in his con fession of the kidnaping of Marian arker Tha files ot tha pojice here revealed hat a Jennie V Dunning alias Jean Laughten was listed as wanted uv icramento police in Feb 1921 Phoenix officials this morningin formed tho Los Angeles detective bu reau that a woman known as June Dunning and also as Sirs Jeanc Far ran had been reported to them as llt ns in Los Angeles last July and November had been registered at the Merchants hotel San Diego Hlck man told Pendlcton police that IB had been in San Diego Thanksgiv ing Day Indicted on 2 Charges In an hour nnd two minutes last night tho county grand jury Indicted Hlckman on charges of murder nnd kidnaping with Intent to extort money He was ordered held without bail and the Indictment and other papers neces sary for an extradition request were dispatched to Sacramento Governor Young a1 ot the police depart ment and the district attorneys office left for Oregon to speed tha return bf Hickman to face trla The police officers intended to subject the ac ouced man to a cross examination which they predicted would break down some parts of hia first state mcnt They regarded as significant that in the confession he accused slayer while declaring that he planned tho kidnaping with said he had no knowledge of where his accomplice lived and at no time knew how to get n touch with him except by means of prearranged meeting Finds Hole In Story A point named by Los Angeles off The Fox Makes Brazen Confession of What He Claims Was His Part in Kidnaping and Slaying of Marian Parker BULLETIN PENDLETON Dec Edward Hiekman today clime firmly to his story that he was not the slayer of Marian Parker 12 year jjirl whom he kidnaped in Los Anrjelcs I know I am not jiiilty of murder and I am perfectly the 19 year old prisoner told newspaper men who interviewed him in his cell in the city jail here PENDLETON Deo Edward rlickman admitted kidnaper of Marian Parker school girl slain in Los Angeles has not weakened in his story that an accomplice was responsible for tho killing and mutilation of the child After an untroubled night of sleep in the city Jail hero the prisoner permitted to elaborate only briefly this morning on his confession in which he named a mysterious Andrew Cramer as Iho actual slayer Chief of police Tom Guardane retained a strong guard over cell and permitted newspapermen and residents of Tondlcton only a tow minutea visit with the prisoner Hickman Bald that letters written by Marian to her father Perry M Parker appealing to him to meet ransom demands wore penned by the 12 year old girl last Thursday night at the room In tho Bellevue Awns apart ments inLot Angeles which he occupied The child was kldnapei from school during the noon hour Thursday T in the confession of cers as the hole Slekman la hla reported statement hat ho first considered kidnaping the daughter of Mr HoviB chief teller of he first national Harry Hovis a chief teller but he has no children The penalty for first degree murder n California is banging unless a jury recommends Ufa imprisonment The ntter verdict would mean a sentence af from seven years to life under the mletermlnato sentence law The penalty for kidnaping is from ivo to 20 years depending on the na ure of the offense According to rllckmuns own confession he was an tceessory to the murder ofJfuHnn arker before and after the fact anil inder California law is a principal iii ho murder Sued by Contractor for EMMETSBURG Dec Mc Carty Improvement company of Dav nport has sued the city of Emmots mrg for for unpaid warrants ssued in 1321 Tho company completed a paving contract for the city and a great deal f outlying property was not worth nough to stand the high assessments evietl against It Considerable of tilts taf was not paid hence the action of the company The amount claimed In tlie suit is only a small percentage of the total cost of thn paving Hlckman looked tired bls long nights sleep He made emphatic denial of reports that he had written a letter to the chief of police of Seattle saying thai he was thinking or surrendering and askingwhether he could be assured or fair play The only stop T made between Seattle and Tacoma was at a service station where I purchased gas and io said As far aa any communica tions are concerned the only letter or elephone calls that I havepent o Mr Parker father of Marian when I was in IMS Fox Sleeps Soundly PENDLETON Dec Edward Hickman 19 year old evil genius of tho Marian Parker udnaping and murdor case in slept soundly In the protect An A P Achievement First and risrhft Tlmt3 a rulo with tlie Assurlalwl Tress and it was exemplified agahi in ho hand line of the ICIcltinim rupture This news agency which is he body of tbo wiro service has innile it possible for A papers to transmit to tluir u full anil RUITUIM account of iaiJcor fjiris kidnaper in nn iu iTcdibly short line Theres a satis faction for readers r Associated Press newspapers in knowing that no matter what happens of an im portant nature theres an A I man on thq job Its a great news gathering organization CAREERS ON STAGE LOOM FOR CAPTORS OF EDWARD HICKMAN PENDLETON Dec Lleuallen the state traffic of calls him and Tom Guardane the chief of po lice today fourjd themselves suddenly thrust forward for tho hall of fama because of their capture of William E Hlckman Four offers of handsome salaries to appear on theatrical stages have al ready reached the two men The best offer to date gurantees a week for six months and stipulates the of flcera give on Iho captureof niclcman When asked his disposition in refer ence to tho proposals Lleuallen mur mured modestly thnt Tom and I are listening to tho propositions but have made no Lirjuallon has lived in eastern Ore i son for ninny years Ho has baen a cowhuy and Is in excellent rider Tom the chief of police ho of tiie sombrero a 00 year eld VOT tenin is oneof th best knuwn peaco officers in all Oregon Ills father n retired ecaman WHS one of the firs stockman of Uuintilla county Buck and Tom will go to Los An tliey said upon invitation to receive their reward in a theater ing arms of the law here this morn ing after having confessed to hia cap tors enough of his part in the crime to put him In the shadow of tho hang mans noose Cnlight at Echo near here yesterday by two officers after exnctly of playing a gigantic game of r miles south e Heattlo when TURN TO PAGI5 2 toro dropping the body of ths llttla girl almost at the distracted fathers Ceet Tho bill In question given to a Seattle haberdasher to pay for a pair of gloves and n suit of underwear set all the police of thePacific northwest on his trail in tho space of a few min utes First his trnil was picked up Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Dec 23 Ford told me he wouul make mo a present of the Ford car and stirc 1 got here today here she Is It Is tlu first one delivered for actual and believe me I sure am using it Nobody Is looking at these Itclli Hoyccs here In Devcrly Here is that Mrs berRh has a good trip and lands in Mexico today She will get a urcat welcome Her coming after Choi Ho will bo like dessert after a great meal for them Tlicy never saw a three motored ship down there Clot to Ret hock in my Ford WILL ROGKUS Copyright J527 hlrte and seek with officers Hickman was brot tojail here and the most rc niarkable man hunt in tho Pacific coast came to an curt With a hysterical iMigh ho hofam whnt turned nut to be n confession of the kirlnnpinp of tho 12 yenr daughter of Perry f Parker Anprelos bank official but denied that hr was the man whr I the child tr death with n j plcrn of wire and then rut tho bodv to pieces j Srxm Falls Asliep Tho murder nnd mutilation IIP Inirt o an alleged nnnicil Anj drew Cramer for whom Angeles i police immrdlatnly started another bunt On completion of his story part of whirli the AnRolfs nffleers termed work or an aeuompHshVd liar tho yminpr desperado curled up In his roll and dropped off Into profound siumhcr while Hie eyes of his and fellow prisoners were turned full upon blin nnd while his deed nnd con fession were on tho mini of the na tion Hickman fell into the hands of the Orcpron officers just 15 lioura after having priFKed one of the widely nd vertisfJ wliltli ho collected j from Parker hist Saturday night c POOR PA Ely Claude Callan have a tie an hancl kcidtiof wrapped up ready for Jones an his wito in case hoy us so HIP ;