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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 24, 1927, Mason City, Iowa IVi M IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy to cloudy tonight and Sunday no decided change in tem perature AND MASON CITY VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PBIl COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED NORTH IOWAS NEWSPAPER Final Edition Edited for the WIRE REPORT MASON IOWA SATURDAY PEG UNITED FRE93 AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 66 LINK TO PARKER LINDY GUARDED HopOff for Guatemala Set for Wednesday May Visit Porto Rico MEXICO CITY Charles Lindbeiffh was back the birdmen today at Guerna ica state Jlorales Ho went ns e guest of the Mexican air force to beautiful resort along highways strongly guardedby military police to prevent any attack by bandits mother who left her classroom in Detroit to fly hero to spend the Christaas holiday with her son intended to visit the Y W C A schools and universities and Red Cross oiganizatlohs Will Get aHesr Christmas day is expected to afford the colonel his firstfull day of rest since his arrival here more than a we6 ago He and his mother in tended TO devote tho day to relaxation and no program has been arranged The cplonel will spend Tuesday groominghis plajie the Spirit of St Louis tor his CentralAmerican flight and devote the rest of his time to the Ktutly of maps of lie territory to be He will hop oft for Guate mala Wednesday niornincr and expects reachGuatemala city in nine hours or less Thence be will fly to the v capitals of theso countries In the order named British Honduras Sal vador Honduras Xicaraijua Costa Rica and Panama FromPanama he fly to Havana Cuba expecting to arrive here sometime during ths sessions of the PanAmerican con Kress which opens Jan 10 This flight he saitl might not be a non flight as he saw noreason to make said he to Vot FJco but had mude no plans for such IT before or after arriv incr at Havana The flyers mother is doubtful to Detroit will be by plane or rail although indi cations are she will return the way she air To Have Lindbergh Stamps PANAMA 3Xc visit of Colonel Charles A Lindbergh o Panama will be commemorated by a special issue of postage They will lie of tho two and tlve cent denominations One group of stamps will show the Spirit of at fly ing over the isLhmus and the othci the Lorte Eagle landing in Panama One Dead Nine Santa Clans Storm Delays Rescue Work on Submarine Cable Is Passed Under Bow of Sunken Sub Three Divers Hurt PKOVIXCETOX Dec ot the navy Wilbur ami Admiral Charles F of naval operations arrived hero shortly before 11 n in today to make a personal in spection of salvage operations at the scene of the wreck of he submarine PROV1XCETOWX Dec onetunnel completed un der sunken submarine S4 and work started on a second operations were at a halt today because of gales and rough seas Tho completed tunnel was about 10 feet aft of the bow A fourinch manila cable was passed under and looped The same procedure iwill be followed when the second opening Is forced thru the mud 46 feet froni the bow Then stout battleship cable will replace the manila and both lines will be in readiness to be attached to lift ing pontoons The initial burrowing operations were not accomplished consid erable hazard to the 10 divers em ployed in the work A strong northwest wind which swept against the portside of the Fal con the fleet vessels on the scene and headquarters of Real Admiral Frank 21 Brumbs command ing the operations added to their dan ger and eventually compelled work to cease The wind loosened the Falcons lines to mooring buoys and caused the nn Standard Oil Plant at Tien tsin in Flames Fear of Blast Expressed TlKNrfelX China The Tientsin plnnt of the Standard Oil company Tork caught fin at this morning It was fearscl the plant tho largest in northern China would be a total loss Tlie plant with the stocks of oil nn hand hns an estimated value nC It is situated across narrow river from Ihe forelgni settle mfnt j The plant includes six threemillion finllon taulis The fear was tlnU these mijcht explode and cause widespread destruction I The cause of the fire was not deter mined no her position overthe luntoen submersible 10 divers met with mis haps before the srruad was called off duty last night While diving work remained tempor arilysuspended there seemed no like lihood that anything short of exceed ingly rough weather would interfere ivith plans to get the S4 up and both Admiral Brumby and Commnndor EO Kllsberg in charge oC diving operations announced a belief that thiswotild he possible Admiral Brumby who was awaiting an official visit today from Secretary n the Xavy Wilbur and Admlrul Charles If Hughs chief of naval oper ations declared the navy would not relinquish its efforts at salvage until forced to do Wilbur o Visit Scene WASHINGTON Iec Refusing to abandon all hope for the men oC tho submarine S4 Secretary Wilbur was enroute today to Province town to satisfy himself that the navy is doing everything possible to save their lives The secretary took with him Ad miral Hughes chief ot naval opera tions determined in view of criticism from some sources of tho navys prac tices in underwater activities that nothing be Jeft undone ill the rescue work Until proof is given him he said ho refused to believe the men of the submarine are dead The secretary decided to make tho personal visit to the scene of the dla astor after expressing complete con fidence in Hear Admiral Brumby In charge of rescue operations ENLIQHTENING THE WORLD the To Our Friends Weather Expert Declares 1 Amphibian Plane Cant Resist Big Waves BULLETIN HALIFAX N Dec AP The wireless station al iiavj dock yard an AUNT HEX By Robert Guillen My girl Mamio won a befinly con lost tuic time I lie ollicis uns riglil helpful about llus The GlobeGazette Offers a Booklet on Scientific Kitchens Careful research has demonstrated that a srcat savins in housework la easy and practical by better ar rangements of kitchens and kitchen equipment You can save thousands of steps endless stooping and eternal lift ing IE things are planned right for your convenience A government booklet fully illustrated with plans and Kkelohes lives tho results ot scientific study in kitchen convenience A copy you for four cents postage anil handlingcost v Use the coupon Frederic J HasUin Director Tho MnsonCity GIobeGiizetle Information Bureau Washington C I enclose herewith four ill filnmps for a iopy of the iinnltlfil fOXVKNIENT K1TCII KXS Name Cily Stain Maimed Man Changes Story on Leaving Hospital Girl Arrested DES Doc Arthur Bonlfield found shot above Lho heart In a rooming house here Dec 17 was wounded by his bride of three tnys he told countyofficials yesterday aCler rctractinpr it claim of attempted suicide ninde shortly after tho shooting Aa a result of his about Mrs Mabel Bonifield whom he married in Princeton Dec 15 Is in jail here In lieu of after plenfllngr not guilty to a charge ot assault with In tent to commit murder Bonifield originally told the snUidel story because I loved her nnd want to protect he said but upon j his release from the hospital Thursday I ho swore out awarrant for her rest Mrs Bonifield was arrested at the roonT of another man with wliom Bonifiold churned she had been frlendlj Has Operation at Forest City CRYSTAL LAKE Dee Cottlngham son of Mr and Mrs Lee Cottingham submitted to an operation for appendicitis at the Irish hospital in Forest City ho Eve of Chrislmns the Mnsuu City GlobeGazette and nil the men unit women yes anil hoys nnd Rirls their ener gies anil efforts to its making and its distribution take this method of cxfemlinpr to each ami every one ot von Jiticero and liearty wishes for it Christmas liny of happiness and pence your friunilship and confi dence wo are grateful for tho op serrn joii e offer our thanks It is our hope that Wu huve helped to brighten nnd better year now ending for yours and our earnest resolution tf servo you even better in 1928 tluiii wo have in 1Q27 More iluiii nil else we are ful for ho spirit of friendship to this often ciprcsseil countless ways Of course there has been criticisms too For hat iilso we am iraleful Criticism ns on our ilullle Friendship inspires us to cif our bcsl To ill we offer tiie sincercst wiMlics for Christmas joy nnd the most earnest hope hat all nniy share in generous incnsure in tlio prosperity and progress which wo confidently expect from 3028 ARE SENTENCED Sheffield Men Get 10 Years for Haveker Home Robbery It AMITON1 Dec thieves nouncecl at a m today tluit no word liatf been re ceivedof fhe amphibian plane Dawn which IcfL Roosevelt field New York yesierday BUULETIN eEforta to Dec locate the Amphibian Plane of Mrs Frances Graynon and her three men companions hours over due had proved tills afternoon futile I up to early YORK Dec Francis Wilson Grayson who hopper off in her amphibian plane Tho Daw for Newfoundland yesterday and failed to arrive at 7 a m today as scheduled undertook the fllgh against the advice of the weather bu mpteorglp who confessed to the stcaling of a miscellaneous asuovtment of personal property and ammunition received sentences of 10 years each when they pleaded before Judge K A Ciloclc afternoon Henry AValters 30 Sheffield iras sentenced to the state penitentiary at Fort Mndison Howard Lantz 2G was expreaead slight hflpo that The Dawn despite tls ponltobns coiilc longniftistana the buffetingof the waves If as aviation observers apreed seemed likely it madea forced land ingduring tho niglit somewhere be tween Cape Cod and the coast of Nova Scotia Wifh Airs Orayson were OskaiOmdal pilot Brlce Goldsbor navigator and Fred Koehlcr engine oxpnrt Took Off in Aflemnon 5 Grayson took off from Roose velt Field just after 5 oclock yester lay The lust report of her came from ho French cable telegraph company at Orleans on Cape Cod which old of her pnssine between 7 and s oclock She was scheduled to reach Harbor Grace nt about 7 oclock this morning after that the time no slsii had been seen of her Western Union ad vices from Hearts Content N mid a check of cable companies along lie coast had revealed no sign oC the lane We did everylliing we could to dis iiiade Mrs Gmyson from attempting ocoitn flight in ri Xim jall htit wns very deter mined and overrode our objections fn the first picc w8 were against i because such a flight has never been made and while It is possible condi tions might become favorable during Children Act as Shield for Bandit Gang eader in Yuletide Costume Directs Four Others in Texas Bank Raid C1SCCO Texas Dec un play resulting from an unsuccess ul attempt of bandit dressed as a to lead four companlpns n the robbery of the First Xntional lank here caused the death of one tficer and left at least nine persons vounded The Santa bandit confronted Allex Spears cashier shortly after loon yesterday with a pistol and or ders to reach for some Spears compiled four more rob era lined up bank officials and ens omers and began scooping up all the in sight A woman escaped from i side door and called police When officers appeared in tho street the jandits took their loot and using two men as a shield rah toward two auto mobiles I Grab Two School they reached the sidewalk they grabbed two school children and carried the to one ot their two cars n which four ot lho baaclits started away The fifth was shot and prob ably fatally wounded when he at tempted to start the second machine Fire of Hie officers on theircom panion was returned by the four shielded by the children Whlla the bandits concentrated their bullets on police they also shot al random tit customers ot tho bank nnd pedes trians Chief ot Police G E Bedford fell mortally wounded Marion Olson Har vard student wasshot as lie stepped from tho bandit car against orders to the winter we were so not believe they Nothing Ilenril at HALIFAX Up to Three Meet Death in Ladysmith Fire Dec i Unnhlc save her husband and two j children from tlmir burninfe house Mrs Olrr of Glenflora clad only j in a night gown Friday rushed bare foot thru tlio snow to the homo of a neighbor returning with aid only to find rescue impossible The dead are Ole Bather Kenneth Sather 7 and Odin Sathcr 11 Bather entered the burning house io save tho children Flames barred his exit GlobeGazette weather figmcn for 21 hourperiod ending at a m Maximum nbovc XPIO s almxc M n liovo thfl weather man tYI nnd Sanmlay in bn flrd with tho of wee spiiir of ChriMiiias llf was most generous in xvrnthor he JKilt ou o Xorth Iowa WEATHER NEXT WEEK For iiio ioKion of tho firrnt Lafcpsj upper Mississippi and lower Mlssour vallrys and the northern ami centra great plains Mostly fair foro part U followed by prcciiiitation per Jod first part close in temperature sentenced to thestate reformatory Anamosa Franklin county officers j Frances WilS look the men start serving their1 iscntencCH Saturday i Were Airesfeil Thininlay The men wore arrested Thursday by j Sheriff Lee AtcNumes and charged with stealing from the II D farm residence two miles east of Sheffield the following articles a sew1 Ingr basket box of cigars fountain i pen pair of gloves shot RUn shells 22 rifle anrt shells three gallon jar oC lard new corset one South Bend watch pair of sox supporters and a Jar of vanishing Theft of these articles was discov j ercd by Mr Haveker when he rei turned to home late on tlie evening of Xov 2tj lie notified the police auj thoritks and investigation was A clew leading to arrest ot the culprits was not discoveered until last Thursday morning when a son of Mr Haveker while hunting near Sheffield Identified hisfathers in the hands of another hoy On nuestioning the boy helearned that tbe rifle had been borrowed 1 i Fmind in Koine i i Musi of the aiticIBs reported sinliii were found in IhcWallers homo in room The former I mar iod and lias three children s unmarried nifn pleaded guilty at a hear ing before J W Parks Hampton jusj X TJOC Atlantic had been heard of Mrs on plane The Dawn which left Roosevelt Field X yesterday for Jlnrtior Graco The Dawnwas then one hour and i uiihi vvnii ntfonn minutes overdue at Ifarboi Authorities Exhaust List of Cramers in Check on Boys Story BULLETIN LOS ANGELES Dec 24 AP found In the Bellevue Arms apartment here of William E confessed kidnaper of little Marian Parker today definitely connected a woman with the case of the murder the child police BULLETIN PENDLETON Dec Told point blank that police had evidence thai lie had killed Marian in his apartment in Los Aiii gcles William Edward man youthful in jail here replied tothe As socialcd Pross today That is not true 1 did not do 1 Ive Told He Sara l Unfior tho California law yon Jacd death for what you already hewas I cant help ropllcfl Hlckwian Ho spoke steadily ana with apparoht frankness I liavo toW the I will feel better to so that WQJ than to to x bullet in the JaiV tedrge police tha head R L Dny a writer receivedd scalp wound when he pointed a pistol at the bandits And It failed to fire JBrady Bogus volunteer re ceived a flesh wound and broke a leg when he fell Two other men were slightly wounded Capture Robller As tho first sped out of captured the wounded obber lie the nameOf iinmectiately save chose found the car used by the fugi Ivcsiji he brish country nlles from town The children verne Comer Il and May RohliiKon 0 wore unharmed All the loot nhont in cash ind In iionnegotiablo secnrl ies was rccovcrcil because the Comtr child pave the fusitivra the wrons k when ordered to throw the noney from the car Tho four men escaped in Iljckmau displajed considerable TI prehension being Infornied of tho approach of Callforola officers who ure to return him to Los He asked questions about tho Wo length of line before his trial and was interested in pcttine inter mation concerning court procedure 3 CRAMERS CLEARED mm ACCUSED Arrested Dubuque Man Ad mits He Let Slain Men Use His Auto Dec ormally chnrged will the murder of Jlaudo Tibcighlen 32 and Peg UcGrath Frank Muggino ilkscri hoollCKgcr in toil here jury action Held LOS ANGELES Dec The Angeles search for the elu sive Andrew Cramer named by Wll iam Kdward HIckmaii confessed kld laper nud accused slayer of Marian nrlror as the actual murderer of the cbnol girl took a new start today Tho police announced that three Cramers who had boon investigated iad been cleared of suspicion Two oC hem Andrew Oliver Cramer also known as Kramer anrt his Inother Frank Cramer have been prisoners in the county jail since last August A Albert Cramer bna been workfug for his father in Lanker shim tbnpolico Worliod Alone Police Tliiiilr The police however who have main tained the JIIclcman wax iilonrin the kidnaping and Elayinjr yet havo failed to obtain a xatlsfno tory nnswcr to the puzzling of clews and testimony oC witnessed toiidins lo slipvv that Tflcliman had aid or associates They have not Ijoen able to the problrm of how tha youthful Fox brot Into tho care the nama of Andrew Cramer and Tuna Diinninjr fnv the name and description of Cramer tallies ilrspllc tho Ironclwd alibi of his jnil term Considered ns perhaps oni of thu without bond sita preliminaryhearing I110sl fjlBniflrant pointa of possible sup yesterday before lurtgo C 1 Porting evidenno of nick mans story I Cool his attorney announced he0 an nccompline tho report last probably colder toward lino of the peace and were bound over j 10 district coxirt i 1 ill Rogers BTDVERLY Dec I got sonic Mexican documents J wnnt to sfn if T can soil They arc mostly pictures su you wont have to IHI ihlo lo read to iindcrstarid On tliat 1 want to sell to some tabloid newspaper One bull fight and ono bulls name is Now another lull named Nouthat looked Ilko they were trying to Ifill Kam nnd I think it calla for Intervention Anotherpicture Is of talkinsr to each other two men Ono money In his band and the other lias si wrinkled brow and bis shoulders are stooped from much responsibility leads me to be liovo lift is nt least a States In addition tn of r wont railroad faro anil ox ppnses tu any ninl nil invosliera tiotiH Voiir would seek today to have the defend ant admitted to bail Maggino admitted after liis arrest In Dubuque Wednesday Unit on the night before tlio ballet riddled bodies of the two supposed lianflr war vic tims wcre found on the CMiicago high way cast ot here be lent bis car to the slain men according to evidence introduced at liis preliminary hearing Two other men Antonio Barbaro anil another Italian holli of nockfonl i wore with Tilnrgliion and McOrath in din fruit storo but had left when Mag gino returned after getting his can for tlio two men Mngglnn was said alao to have ndmiltcd officials of Jo DaviCijH county aro understood tu be searchincc for tho Rocliford men Formal charges woro placet against Mnggino when It was learned his at torney plannwl to apply for his release on a writ of corpus night that Hif called description Andrew Cramer1 TURN TO 18 Sponsors Woden a Home Talent Play j lion The cnni jinnnity banil in nnnnnni if Iioim tnloiit play iniiniiiy Vonsons to lie liivcn at the Unodman hsill on ami Tbursday The play In being diiTTtcd by tbn ftcv Charhs n POOR PA By Claude Gullan sou is IVoui IVif In ilays an nif MIW him lie Jiy llUUIC tO gel NIC ;