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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 29, 1927, Mason City, Iowa K IJil V IOWA WEATHER Somewhat unsettled tonight Friday much colder today moderate cold wave In northwest ana north cen tral portions and in east and soutll ern portions Friday or Friday night AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES VOL XXXV CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA THURgDAfTDEGT2971527 NORTH IOWAS NEWSPAPER Final Editioii Edited for the Home UNITED PRESS AKP IXTEIWATIONAT XCMS SUPPLE1IBNTAD SERVICED NO Fox Connected Companion of Worker in Kansas Looked Like Youth A belief that William Edward Hick man the killed S St Rowley Mason City man whose body was found in a weed patch near Cotton wood last summer with Jj Eloper Will Go Willingly With Sheriff sas town Questioning of the confessed slayer ot Marian Parker Los Angeles in re gard to the murder of the local man was requested by Assistant U S Ally Hutchinson Chicago in a telegram to 1os Angeles authorities Kesidents of Cottonwood Falls told of having seen Rowley in the company of a young man whose description tal lies with that of Hickman The young man according to Albert Rogler a re tired farmer resembled photographs of Hickman in every respect Here for Vacation Odd lellows home employe who left Mason City the first part of September on a vauction trip was murdered and robbed and his body Placed along a highway near Emporla according to word received by Police here about two weelcs after tho do composedbodyfound Kansas town was Jjluldek Ea Missouri Teacher Is Facing Abduction Charge After NORTIIWOOD Dec Ken nells 22 bnionville pedagog who was atrested at Jfanly Tuesdaj night In connection with the alleged kidnaping on Miss Pauline Thompson also a Missouri rural school teacher was waiting in the Worth county jail here Thursday morning for the arrival of Sheriff H D Burns Putnam coun wniill lo waive extradition am anxious to get Rcnnolls told officers here Wednes day afternoon Sheriff Burns advised local officers to make a thoro search of the prison er for weapons and poison Rennells faces probable abduction charges as a result of what ha says was a flight planned between himself and Miss Thompson Jliss Thompson whoso insistence that she would not marry Rennells tinder nny circumstances caused the elopement party to be called off after reaching above the Minnesota border on the way to Canada is safely back at her farm homo near Unionville At Manly near here where Rennella was arrested and she was started back homeward she maintains the youth threatened to get his gun after sug gesting that we register as man and wife in the Manly was disinterred for the pur pose of identification rrecomposttfon had reached such an advanced stage that it was necessary for reburial to take place at Cottonwood Falls Kans Dody Was Stripped In liis message to local officers Mr Sluldck stated that Kansas officers were of tho opinion that Mr Rowlej was robbed and that the robbers lulled him to obtain possession of his Chevrolet coupe The loca mans automobile lind been found on a street in Topeka a short time after Mr Rowley was reported miss ing Some articles of clothing were found In tlic abandoned car which Mr Rowley did not have with him when he left here The body was stripped of valuables Kansas officers expressed the hone that an open face watch included in the robbery might turn up to lead to the Identity of the murderer Concern over the safety ot the local man was aroused when MYs Rowley did not hear from her husband after ho left Tho next development in the cass was the finding of hi uonn Topeka street His fate be known when publicity was given lo tho fact thnt an unidentified body with a bullet wound in the head had been found uear JStnporia and rela tives went to make the identification 16Yeai01dBoyHurt Attempting to Escape m Stolen Automobile SlOUX Dec oz Byers 16 was seriously wounded when he and a companion were ar rested by detectives today as they were fleeing in a stolen Kyerg who received a bullet wound in neck was reported in a serious at the hospital to which nr was taken Ills companion Kruz 17 was lodged in jail Bronson Cutting Will Take Place of Jones of New Mexico SAXTB FK X Dec Bronson Cutting republican publisher oC the Santa Fe Kew Mexican toduy was appointed by Clov R C Dillon to fill tho nnexnired term of tho late United States Senator A A Jones democrat who died last week in Wash ington Regarded as an Independent republi can Senator Cutting has not however been strictly a party man having jiven support to Congressman John Morrow democrat and other lemo ratlc candidates In previous cam paigns He was a treasurer for the progres sive partys state central committee Tom 19J2 to 1014 AUNT HET Ry Robert Quiilcn A innrriccl mans sym for a young impress ine no more I ban a flys sympathy for a groin o PUBLISHER IS Canton Changes Hands Without Any Bloodshed CANTON Dec The roopa ot Cleft ChaiSum arrived n Canton tills morjiing and took over controlof the city from Gen Li Fuk Lam without incident The troops oC Gen LI ChaiSum who was in control of Canton until a coup detat on Nov 17 began pa roling the entire city ing of Mason Cl Los Angeles Aids in Search for Grayson itMii joav31 r Graysr the hope Hint the ship was riding the waves iu some secluded spot Man shows region of Rescuers See One Chance That Woman and Crew Can Survive NKW YORK Dec dreds of little coves and Inlets along the coasts oF Scotia and Xew foundland weia believed today lo offer tho only possibility that Mrs Frances Wilson Grayson and her three male companions iu the Dawn still survive Five destroyers which yesterday combed square miles south of Sablo island today separated to cover n new area to tlio south rind to patrol tho north side ot tho island from cast to west A run Covered Commander R R Stewart diverting the destroyers believed that todays search would eliminate the last of the area from which might have been sent the radio call which wireless sta tion on SableIsland heard Sunday night signed with the Dawns call The possible tragic fate of Mrs and her pilot Briee Goldsborough navigator and Fred Kochler motor not dissuaded Thca German aviatrix from Attempting a transAt lantic flight next spring Miss Rasche said that she wanted to go with Mrs Grayson ns copilot but was not given tho opportunity She said she would undertake the flight hersjshjliqweATeri perhaps with an other Tfi as navigator and mechanic IOWAJSG01NG Wintry Weather Is Expected to Return to State From Northwest MS Winter weather will return to Iowa tonight and Friday when a cold wave wift sweep across the state the gov ernment weather forecast predicted to day The thermometer will probably drop o 5 above in the yicinity oC Sioux City tonight said tho government Sweepingdown from northwestern and northern Town the cold wave is expected to roach the eastern and Kouthein portions of the state by Friday or Friday night Temperatures below freezing were general in the state last night STORM GRIPS EUROPE The GlobeGazette Offers a Booklet on Weight Control Is your weight correct The average weight for your age and height can bo found in the table contained in the booklet on Weight Control which our Washington in formation bureau offers for dis tribution It also contains a set of exercises for reducing lists the caloric value of numerouscommon foods gives a number ot menus for increasing or reducing weight and contains much other valuable information on the subject ot weight control A copy will be sent to you upon receipt of six cents in stamps to cover cost and return postage Frederic J Haslcin Dlrecter Tlio Mason City GIflhcGnzctte Information Bureau Washington D C I enclose herewith SFX CENTS in stamps or coin for n copy ot tlio booklet WEIGHT CON Ciiy By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Northwestern Ktirope was in the grip of a three day snow storm to day northern Prance England and Cross channel shippingwas crippled and even ocenn liners found difficul ty In entering port while smaller shipping scurried to stifety beforc heavy gales Isolated villages In the southern sec tion of Knglnnrl were pressed for food supplies with men struggling miles thru drifts to obtain food for snow bound families foraging parties wern sent out on the Tsln or Wight to re lievo distress Among travelers hnM up by the storm was Bernard Sliuw on his way to Wales while the Prince of Wales nnd tho Bulce of Vorlc had 1 thrilling automobiles ride over FIIOIV filled roads to NYjrfoIKto attend the annual hunts ball last night So many wlics havo been bro down by snow uid Kales In France thnt the full iiile ofhavoc IB still unknown but shipping both along the and the bound Mediterranean was storm Gale Forces Thousands of Fish From Channel DEAL Dec sands of lobsters and perhaps million ot star fish have been washed ashore hero by a gale which lias lienn sweep Ing the English channel for four days Villagers and country folk are coming miles to lake advantage nf the pros peels for a went feast which lie ill wind blow in for them Ralph Sifib a bnby girl Announce fiirls nirdi and Mi arc tlv Oklahomkn Wins Verdict From Senate House Was Convened Ille gally Senate Court Declares OKLAHOMA CITY Impeachment charges against Gov Henry S Johnsloii bad other state officials were dismissed today by nitiinhersof the Oklahoma senate silling as a court oi impeachment I3y n voto of 22 tois Uio senate adopted a motion by Senator Guy Andrews of McAlester holding that the house of representatives had no authority lo convene Itself and bring tbo charges No adjournment vote was taken The senators immediatelyleft the meeting which was held in down town hotel H Tom Kigbt house leader who has fought for several months to bring charges against Governor Johns Chief Justice Branson of the state supreme court and President Harry Cordell of the state board of GUATEMALA CITY ADOPTS LINDY Flyer Makes First Leg of Southern Tour in Less Time Than Expected OEN CHACON Col on his Central American good will our Is bcinp Diitnrlaincd by junicmnla Thurs day His chief host is President shown above Fake Expert on S4 Work Gets Honors Indiana Garagemen Curious to Watch Rescue Poses as Authority agriculture said the senate vote meant efforts to convene the legisla ture against the rulings of state courts and the resistance of the gov ernor were at an end Hold Secret Sessions OKLAHOMA crrr Dec Threatened with interruption by county authorities assisted by tha na1 water guard the selfconvened Okla boma legislature today turned to seand crot sessions to continue impeachment I title proceedings The selfdesignated rcnnlecouit impeachment apparently resigned it Dee Mrs Kviingclino K Linrt hergli returiiiup o Detroit from Mexico Cily lauded nt Hntbox dlehre nt a m today completing the second leg of the days journey The piano ooli din nlr ncaiit nt a m with St Louis ns he next stop Mrs Lindbergh ale some snnd wiclicii while lie cnift was liciitc refuellwi GUATEifALA CITY Guatemala Dec capital of the land of the today entertained its adopted eon the Lone Kaglo who came here on a mission of good will Col Charles A Lindbergh completed the first and longest leg of his Cen tral American flight over a hazardous mountainous country In less time than he had expected The Spirit of Kt performed magnlficenlly on the trip of about 675 miles from Mexico City Lindbergh Seven five minutes said after he left Mexico City he landed at Aurora field here at 2MO p ni central Tiindborgh had estimated the flight might take nine hours nnd the crowds were still wendinff their way toward the field when tho piano appeared be tween the peaks of the extinct vol Fuega and Agua fire and Fy cano iawate to Kecret mentings after national guardsmen refused to permit use of the capital chambers yesterday Tho senators were Informed that Gov Henry S Johnston had instructed the sheriff to enforce a temporary In junction forbiddingthem to assemble to hear chargesagainst himself and two other state officials Found Soldiers on Duty Refusing to retire from their cliani oer until a thoro test bad been made the senators finally appeared at the capltol and found soldiers onduty The adjutant general informed them lint force would be used If necessary o disperse them either at iho capi inteniiila accepted him as n frUmd the city conferred upon him tho adopted son of Guatemala when Lindbergh arnved he received of a message of felicitation from Presi dent Coolidge and others from the Moro Reports Heard Additional reports from persons certain they heard an airplane Saturday night and Sunday not far from Harbor Grace N brot falm hope to the searchers for the Dawn Mrs Gray son ira si boundfor Harbor Grace when sha left Roosevelt ieb Friday evening From there she in tended to hop off for Croydon Kng land with the first favorable wealber Lieut CommanderCharles HI Ios endahl of tho Los Angeles expressed tbo opinion there is virtually no hope and that if tbo plane was forced down on tho water nt night it sank immedi ately REMUS AWAITS VERDICT AGAIN Judge Ponders Decision in Sanity Hearing of One Time Bootleg King CTXCIXXATI Dec Safe from tho electric chair Cor the slaying of bis wife the mennco of in carceration still hung over George Remus tho former king of boot leggers ns he waited today for the decision by tho one mnii Judge nnd Jury In control of his immedate das It was towards the pobate court and Judge William JI Lneders thnt Itemus cast his eyes After a full day devoted to the hearing made mandatory by the verdict of not guilty on tho ole ground of insanity in Remus nurder trial lust week Judge took tho casa under advisement lute yestenbiy Tlirco alienists snt wilh him and iclped adduce the evidence but solely vith Judge Lucdeis lay the ultimate keeper of Lafayette was speed ing home today after an amazing round of adventure In the course o which he inspected salvage operations at tlio scene of ths S4 dlsFtster at ProvlncGtown was dined by Rear Ad miral Frank H Unmiby whisker across Massachusetts Hay In a de stroyer and fiJiatly sent to his hote Uere in an admirals private car Charles bluimbaugh was introduced to newBivipermen by a captain in Cul uniform at the navj pird RaporlBra suimtioned lo meet a civilian found themselves con routed by a middleaged man sober y dressed with well worn but polished Hlioes a leather coat a suit of plain nixture a plain white shirt and a sober tie Ho clutched a gray cap In nervous hands Compliments Xnvys Work Thj is the expert said ho captain lie will toll you obser TO PAfiR 15 FI8HTBANDITS Davenport Men 76 and 72 Years Old Save Cash in Grocery Store Hoc an old fashioned pistol to return bo fire of bandits who entered their grocery store hero lust Tiight Henry Vschcrnmnn an rthls biolher Aii gnat 72 resisted the holdup mon and avcd tbnlr cash but Henry recnived bullet wound in the side nnd his noiher was struck in the fiico with revolver butt during the hn ille The nndlts escaped In a waiting nutnmo ilo rml have not been located by rdice president of Salvador and the min istry of war of Snlvndor Ifelto Lindbergh said as from the plnne Won derful what a he added Lindbergh expects to resume his ctntral American tour to British Honduras tomorrow morning Notifies British llomluras BELIZE British Honduras Dec Charles A Lindbergh has notified the government that ho ex pects to fly from Guatemala City to between Dec 30 and Jan I if possible Ho will land and accept the gover nors hospitality but If the or any other place field should be Inadequate no win Traveling In a fleet of taxieabs thelcircle ovfithe dry and then continue senators returned to the hole where south to Kan Sulvudor landing ho will The only landing ground available a large sports field There ire no hey have staged several informal and formal sessions Tills was regarded as open defiance 1 and no land plnno lias ever f several unfavorabla court orders made a landing bore Kpvpvnl Amcii TO 11 lra lilvc lie hnr JO 1 15 ibor at various limes LOCAL CiobeGnzette local weather figures for 24 hour period ending at n i Thursday Maximum Minimum At a 22 Precipitation With thi wind luick in tln noidi west ihoro a mnrlcci drop nf Hie tomperaure Wednesday night There wns a trace of snow in the nnily morniiv ThuiKday too And more ap peared to bo In ptospeel Hut at thar 7 out nr the past 1ft lirive istPcl is Hf bad nv Will Rogers s Vou all have heard nf iho tre mendous success of a bank called the Bank oC Italy Well in yester days papers WIIH a very tmiriuo statement by Ha founder Mr Glnn ini He said he was malt ins no per sonal fortune from It DJdnt wint U Hint only wanted to help other people and wanted to die poor Well when I rend It T went right down to his main bank to see how hr would help other people I pin In a bid for a loan to ny anil do all T could to him lie pom irnii the funny parl about it is this follow w lie lovel wilh II II renlly I got llio Irian hurry up VI in everybody before hn turns I10CKKK Kidnaper Seen as Modem Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde ANGELES Dec nnfession to two murders in addition i other crimes today found William Edward Hickmaii linked with Welby Itunt Albambia youth in slaying ot a druggist In a holdup n 1ear ago Hickman in year old fox who ad mitted kklnuptnjf nnd murderinn Marian Parker weakened before rp lentless questioning arid late Jut It night confessed he shot and killed Ivy Jhoms Ilosehlll druggist Hunt implicated by Hicltman In shooting of Tlionis December last nan irroHted and mndc a confession whicli corroborated that of Hickman Hunt denied however that it was he whu fired the shot which killed Thorns ns the youths attempted to rob liis store RKing into tho record of Hunts family polios discoverer that Enuirtfather A It Drlckcll n mer chant nt Alhaiubra supposedly had committed suicide some ago jumping from a Pnshdrna bridge Double Ijitc The newest confession not only re veals Hickman as a double murderer but also as leading a Jekyll anil Hycln existence iticknian was regularly einployed asa messenger by tho Ajigeles First National Trust ana Sav ings biiiilf of which Perry M Parker shows worlc at tho bank for about six months after tho driijj store killing and onVbelnp caught in a forgery was given probation for the latter offense Ho was 8 years Id in December An alleged siiinido mile left by Hunts grandfather became the new anplo C tlio case when police announced it would he examined in an effort to de termine whether it was resil or forged The elder Hunt had been rated as a man nt some means and just before liis dcnth was said to liavn transferred largo Bum or money to the banlc where was employed Tho police worked nt high speed to lock Hlckmaus bitcst admissions be fore taking him Into court today for arraignment on tlio murder and kid iMiiy Change Plea Whether llickmiin would plenj guilty as he han insistently declared since being returned here from Ore Ron remained a matter of doubt in he mind of some of tho prosecuting Mrs Jr Viriskcll grand uinlher of Hunt also was brot to icjidrmartore for finest kmlng liolh and Hunt made their home wilh her in ow weeks after tbo shooting MJ9 ionicd I statement by Hicknvm that luul learned of their criminal ken to Jllckmnns cell for a loolt it tho killer Mrs Thorns ivire of slain druggist gliinccd in his direction with a cry thats him and fainted VIellon and Smoot Agree to Delay Tax Cut Matter WASHINGTON Dec of tax reductloiv legislat ion until after Marcli Inhas beer upon by Secretary AJeilon aiirl halrmun of iho fl ninco committep on Iho theory that i belter understanding then can lie id f tho condition of the govern nts POOR PA By Claude Callrm ipiiE gning lo Illis Cllllldl iHMilllSC lil fuel Hie olltPiconl ;