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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 30, 1927, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Probably fair tonight anttSaturday except for some cloudiness colder to night cold wavein extreme easrf poi tlon temperatxires over elate about 10 below in northwest to near zero in southwest 1 AND MASON CITY VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPr ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE MAROK THW A A V TVnW MASON CITY FRIDAY DEC 30 1927 DAILY TIMES lOAVAS NEWSPAPER Final Edition Edited for the Home Woman Is HeJd for Slavery Law PGdnaped Girl Says Consent Given Thru Fear f NORTHWboD Dec Hen ftf pels Missouri pedagog1 and alleged Sf kidnaper oE Miss Pauline Thompson vrural school teacher of Unionville Mo Srlday started back to his home com j murilty to face a probable charge of Vabduction i Sheriff H B Burns Putnam county arrived in Northwood and waa turned over to him The alleged kidnapersigned a waiver on v extradition and sajd that he was rl anxious to get back to Unloiwille i Miss Thompson who stated when was questioned at Manly that she notwantanything1 done to Ren now says that she wants him k according to Sheriff ftf Insists that sha never in rert ijtended to marry the youth Conseutert Tliru Fear The story which the sheriff obtained prom Miss Thompson was that she con sentea to marry Rennells thru fear 11 ijuringf the past Sho gave hoped that she would not have to marry her unwelcome i sujtor When the teacher went to her school Monday morning she got relatives to with her and her sister stayed at school all day Rennells drove put aimlessly Monday morning tirifi Burns was told and lie came jVTIss Thompsons school Monday Lindy Laneis Plane Safely in Horiduras Arherican Aviator Is First to Alight on Belize Soil BULLETIN BELIZE British Honduras Dec Charles A Lindbergh completing his second leg of his Central American tour landed here at a m eastern By his landing at Belize the American good will flyer added a new record to his long list of achievements he ing the first man to bring a land plane down there the only other airplanes visiting the cit yhaving been American seaplanes which lauded in the GUATEMALA C1TT Guatemala Dec zlsf zag across Central America and linking all its capitals an airway of more than miles stretched oefore Col Charles A Lindbergh today Some time after Jan 8 his Silver winged monoplane the Spirit of St Louis will come in Panama and the high st honors in these peoples power vill have been paid the American Guatemala found that ths twoday endlnff with Lindberghs depar this morning afforded Insutft Ires the youngman got the thedoor and ordered her Into his Tl1 It the Bolnt Of a presented it the joint of a gun According jo accounts given Rennolls told Hiss Thompson that heIbad killed her and wanted her accompany him Canada The ictier said that while tho two were north she maderepeated nt to get tho was in seat but the nllefred kidnaper de pclcd her and kept the weapon away Prom Says Rennells Jenlnus Sheriff Burns states that Rennells ofa Jealous disposition The Oouth fis been solngwith Miss Thompson Torajiput a year and shehas ropeatecl refused to marry him it la reported threatened to kill members of her family the sheriff reported f On Saturday In ordtr to grot Ren Tclls to leave her home Miss Tliomp ijon accompanied tho youngman to i home stated She stayed nil jilt anil Returned to her OTTO home Jvwa Will Shiver SubZero Temperatures 1 Weather Man Predicts DES MOINE3 Dec temperatures will be recorded In jost of Iowa tonight forecast the Vernment weather llUreau In the Hhwest portion of the stptp the mer la expected to drop to 10 de jTsrees below zero Tomorrows forecast predicted coHer weather in colored bunting decked the city which has never witnessed the landingof in airplane anfl has only seen a few seaplanes alight inthe harbor porary obstacles at Newton Barracks the prospective landlng field were cleared away in the hope that Lind bergh could make a stop before con tinuing on to San Salvador 250 miles from Belize At San Salvador regret waa ex pressed thnt the stay of tho flyer be hut two diys so desirous wero tho people of heaping a full quota of honors upon him Altho his visit to Tegucigalpa Honj duras HO miles farther several off great enthusiasm Is evident Lhere in the airmans venture A mil ion buttons hearing his picture and he words Welcome LinaberpliMiave been distributed and coat lapels every where are decorated with them Honduran Colonel Congress after voting to make the Iyer an honorary colonel in the Kon dunan army decided to bestow a aurel wreath upon him at a special In his honor From Honduras Lindbergh will fly 50miles to Managua Nicaragua He lag becti warned to give the Xueva Segovia district a wide berth because TURN TO PAGE 11 ic thermometer dropped to two be at Sioux City and to zero at harles City last night Other official rtlmum temperatures all auovi were Omaha 2 Des Moines 6 14 Davenport 2 and Keo AUNT HEX By Robert Pa is rctilly i inuii font he never alks mncfi iabout his soul exceptwhen Ihcs had a chink o iture thls afforded insutflwhenhehas been restored to reason dent time to pay ilm tho tribute ivhclijoi until otherwise discharged by due Remus Is Confessed Will Be Committed to 1 Hospital George Remus tho former king of oootleggers today was condemned to tho statehospital for the criminal in sane at Lima aa insane a dan gerous person to be at just a week after he cheated the electric chair when a jury foundhim not sullty of the murder of his wife on the sole ground of Insanity J The decision was handed down by Judge William H Lauders of the Hamilton probate court who spoke in unmistakable terms despite the finding of three alienists who sat in advisory capacities that Hemus ia trom1 the evidence testimony and inhibits submitted in this court is of the opinion and finds Jeorge Ueriius now insane and a dan erous person to be at read lis finding It is therefore ordered that George Remus ba committed to the Lima state for the Insane ana here until such time he has been restored to reason Route of Lindberghs Tour DT FOOD FROM AECANS Map shows Iiow Colonel Lindbergh Is touring the Central American states In liis Spirit of St Louis Tho American flyer landed Friday inoriilng at Belize British Honduras from Guiitenmlii Uity a feiit which lie not expected to accomplish because of tiie inadequate IkId mile fllghtfrom here Never SawlPlane Landing British and American flags a 250 The GlobeGazette Offers Book on Practical Sewing How 14 make clothes and make them right and without difficulty la described in an illustrated 32 page booklet recomniended by our Washington information bureau It gives a great variety of instruc tlou in stitches planning finishing and cutting garments especially for young people and children A special section tells about making ornaments Another deaia with making overold things into new ones There are instructions for making all sorts of under and outer garments including boys clothes This valuable booklet may be had for four In stamps by using the coupon below Frederic J Hnskln Director The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington D C I enclose herewith four cents in stamps for a copy of the SEWING BOOKLET Nanie State SOLVE ANOTHER GOASTMURDER Former Texas Doctor Ac cused of Slaying Wealthy Chicago Woman LOS ANGELES Dec The police today claimed they had solved Southern Californias newest murder case In tiie arrest ot Dr Charles M McMillan former Texas physician who was formally charged with theislaylnff of Mrs Amelia Ap pleby supposedly wealthy apartment louso owner of Chicago Her body was found sewn in a sack Just outside the city limits last Monday McMillan who came here several years ago from Colorado Texas was caught here last night when officer raided his apartment and found him over Mrs Applebya private papers which he had spread on the floor The police said McMillan had associ ated with Mrs Appleby for some time had obtained her power attorney and had made a trip east with her last summer Tho officers declared tho motive for the slaying was the de sire of the physician to acquire title TEAMER TWO SINCLAIR NAMED PIERS BURNED BY GRAND JURY Loss Sustained i Investigating Body Overrules nn v River Front HOBOKEN N Deo TheClyde liner Seneca two 700 foo and eight barges destroyet today by flames which swept two square blocks the riverfront Damago was estimated at more thaii The Hudson river day lino steamer Hendrlk Hudson her bow aftame was towed to safety in midstream where flreboats extinguished the blaze A pier of the Laclcawanna railroad was total loss The fire started from ah explosion of gasoline on a pier of the Fletchei duyddck ednipany spreading quickly to tlio Lackawanna per whera the Sffeneca had been rnoored since lasi September The vessel valued it was burned to the waters edge to the womans property uhlch was said to include more than tho Chicago apartment Awarding Cups for 4H Service Scheduled for Farm Boys Ames Meeting AMES Dec three silver cups and 20 4H club achievement pins to winners In the livestock and grain Judging contests at the annual Iowa State college boys short course was the concluding busi ness of the fourday program hero today Also on the final days sched ule ot the 500odd future farmers were a special entertainment presented by foreign students at Iowa State and an inspection of he new chemical engin eering building whera they were to view a display ot corncob and corn stalk byproducts inclding a demon stration of manufacture of wall board BANK AT SPIRIT LAKE IS BORNEO Three Fire Departments Fight Blaze Loss Is SPIRIT LAKE Sec Fire swept tho First National bank Jloelc the heart of Spirit Lakes bus ness district today and caused dam ago which early estimates placed at more than Starting from a kerosene stove In tho Doudna drug store tho flames spread rapidly until fire companies from Esthervilla and Spencer came to the aid of the local department At noon it was believed that the Peterson drug store and the Masonic hall could be saved from the fire C M Porter was badly cut on the arm when he broke a window In WASHINGTON Dec Overruling District Attorney Gordon the federal grand Jury today made a presentment as a result ot Its investl gation of the surveillance ofthe in the FallSinclair oil conspiracy cas by Burns detectives Those named in the presentmen were Harry P Sinclair Henry Mason Day Sheldon Clark W J Burns W Sherman Burns Cliarics G Kuddi and Frank J OReilly TUiddy and OReilly had charge tho jury BUr relllance Before reporting to Chief Justice in the District of Columbia supieme court tho jury summoned District Attorney Gordon before it and argued with htm for half an Iiour that a presentment should be made The district attorney had declined to draw Indictments because of the pendency of the criminal contempl proceedings before Justice Frederick Slddons In summoningthe district attorney oday the grand jury told him that the nyestlgatlon which had continued for several weeks had caused such wide spread attention over the country that hey felt a report to the court should be mado Awaiting Death Turns to Religion NEW YORK Dec Ruth Snyder awaiting electrocution at Sing Sing prison for the murder of her husband spends most of her time writing poetry and reading the lives of the saints her attorneys said Dana of her counsel said has become Intensely re ligious fighting the flames Firemen handicapped ly sub zero weather and roofs of nearby buildings were patroled by emergency crews in extinguishing flying sparks Water was drawn from an emergency supply The fire swept thru the Flrt Nation al bank the Doudna drug elora the postofflce the KraftWalston Clothing company the opera house and a num ber of offices The buildings and con tents were partially insured Resolution to Censure Papers Printing Parker Murder Details Offered IOWA CITY Dec lutlon to denounce newspapers for Present PnceniU at Clumli stalls of the murdcrf Ma FKBDEniCKSDUna Do BOThr Attorney Servant Accuses Mistress in New Orleans of In human Treatment NEW ORLEANS Dec Picturing herself to officers as a vic tim of Inhuman slavery arid privation Anna 21 year old German girl today was quartered in a charityhoa pltal where directors said she was Suffering from under nourishment and bodily injuries which the girl al leged were inflicted upon her by her mistress Mrs Mabel Sebro Arico wife of a local automobile salesman Mrs Arlco described as a matron of yesterday was released under 000 bond to await action of a fcdoral grand Jury on charges of violating federal statutes prohibiting slavery Anna waa turned over to police by persons who declared tho3r found her prowling around among garbage cans In search of food It was then that the girl described a long elcgaof near starvation and injuries which Bho said began soon after sho offered her services in return for at the Arico This was four years ago slio Bald explaining that she had feared to leave because her mistress said police would tar and feather her if she deserted tho Arlco Mrs Arlco admitted to newspaper men thHt sho had beatenthegirl be causeof Annas misconduct HICKMANS COUNSEL N Y ACTRESS FOUND SLAIN Womans Body Discovered by Neighbors in Bath room of Apartment Ew YORK Dec 30 The sterious murder of n vaudeville actress who cither wns shot or beat en to death in her upper west adR apartment occupied tho attenion ot police today The body of ington 2D clad Olgu Waters Har in a night gown neglegee and bath robe waa found by lelghtiors on the bath room floor early but tho fact that she harl Jeen murdered waa not determined by Jollce udlll almost 12 hours later An early theory that she died from a nasal hemorrhage was discarded by he police when Assistant Medical Ex anjiner Miles discovered awound ov r the loft eye He could not de ermine whether it had been caused y a bullet or a blow Belief that robbery might have been he motive waa expressed by police Sfra Harrington was the wife of Guy Harlngton stock company actor nanfigw against whom sho had filed uitfor divorce In Binghampton N DIE IN BLAZE Illinois Pair Burned When Fire Destroys Home in Early Morning GLADSTONE Dec d Kissinger 62 years old and hlH m Edgar were burned to death ill a lire of unknown origin which des troyed their home near here at 2 a m today Mr Kessinger had returned homo from Burlington he ar ranged for funeral services for his granddaughter in order that his son might not Jiave to spend the night alone HUNTTHOTT0 Jerome Walsh 25 year old Kan das City attorney has been re tained by the mother anrt rela tives of WilliamEdward Hlck innn wlio confessed to the kidnap ingandslnylng o JIarlan Pnrkcr IMS Angeles to look nfter Ills in tcrcata Walsh Is n reprcsciita tive In the Missouri legislature Council Bluffs Police Fail to Find Mp Who Bound and Gagged Girl COUNCIL BLUFFS Dec today were without clews as to the identity of two men who yes terday intimidated Helen Johnson n maid at the homo of Peter The girl reported that she had been Dound and gagged by ths men who leCt after searching the house for money Mrs Jensen who discovered the girls plight when eho returned from Omaha in the evening called the police Jvqthlnjf of great value was missing Smith Refuses Plea to AidJUan Executive Regards Organiza tion With Letter Reveals ALBANY N Dec Tho purposes of tho ICu Klus Klan are regarded with abhorrence by Gov Smith This expression ia oo tainod In a letter in which the gov ernor declines to invcsllgate police in participation by the Klan In a memorial day parado in tho Borough of Queens last spring In refusingto order an investigation or otherwise take personal action in the matter tho governor told the com plainant Paul St Winter Jamaica that the Klan couldi seek redress In the couits but not thru him I regard the purposes oC your or ganization with abhorrence and I con sider them subverslvo to the funda mentals of i American he wrote Winter Nevertheless In so far as It lies within my power under tho law I would accord to you exact ly the name evenhanded justice that I would give to anybody The governor declared that 4110 law does not place upon him the duty redress for differences of private individuals who claim to have been injured by local maladministra As lone as you Invoketho power of law prepared to abide by it as it he advised Mitchell University of Iowa Alumni Plan Meeting OSAGB Doc 30 The Mitchell county University of Iowa alumni mve been called togeUier by tho presi dent H If Matt county attorney for an oyster stew ami an hour clabillty Friday night followlnR the basketball game between Buz ITo a5is Fostorla team and the Osugn Kvanlniu Tear Gas Shells Are New C R Police Force Weapon CEDAR RAPJDS nee Tear gas shellshave been made stand ard equipment of Cedar Rapids police with the yesterday of x sup ly of cartridges to members ot ho force Thecartridges fit tho revol vers carried by the men Visile in St Lciuis I r I Mil JJ I rinn Parker at Los Angeles by Wil Sunday scliool of ham Hlckman was before iho veaoltt chnn1 GlobeGazettes weather figures lor 4 hour period ending at a m ilaximiim 22 abovc Ilimiuin 4 t I below rare of snoir Tho Icy hand of was thrust ouiof the northwest tlons comniitteo of the American As m with frlenclg in St Louis for vln of Journalism for action at tho second clays sessions here today RHVO the pageant Tho Birth of by Kuhlmnnn at tho church Sunday nlgnt The musical numbers well ren dered s vr rwe tho TCvniigcUcnl during the night tho Thursdny find sunk to liftluw The wind Friday morn Ing was svlll from the Arctic regions and altho the sun uns shillingvaliant ly tho rise of the mercury was not spectacular hool team under Coach L Couple Honored E6c honor of tliclr twentyflftu wedding anniversary a surprise patty was given at their ionic north of town Thursday for Mr tnd Mrs August Anderson A purse oC silver was presented to them as a oken of esteem by the neighbors am rlenda Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Dec 29 Central American tour will do more than establish good relations it ivill mike people study maps that havent studied anything but golf scores and menu cards In 20 years Speaking of ad vanced aviation yesterday on the battleship Pennsylvania I took my first catapult in a plane from n ship From a standing start on a runway only GO feet long you arc going CO miles an hour at the end of It shot by compressed air watch your head and we you dont leave it behind you Maybe you dont know It but every one of our carries three or phmes We arc Bolng Kroat now If another dlNurnmmcnl conference dont lilt us via nir planes Copyright Police Point to Weak Spots in Confession of BULLETIN LOS ANGELES Dec K Walsh Kansas attorney here to defend William E lliclcinan confessed kidnaper and slnj er of Marian Pmliei today definitely indicated that in sanity would he the plea of llic accused youth LOS ANGELAS Doc Keveialng their previous opinion tho kidnaping murder and mutilation of Marian Parker was a one man Los Ancrolea police today started to work on tho theory that William IMward Hickman had an accomplice This movo was made despite the fact that hia confession a announced by the Investigators declared he was alone in carrying out the crime Police expressed doubts that the 12 year old girl would have remained quietly in her abductors automobile while he left It to send telegrams or to mall special delivery ransom let ters to her father Tho Investigators snid one phase of the inquiry was centered in tho pos sibility that 1G year old Welby Hunt confessed confederate of Hlckman jn a series of Kansas City Texas and Pacific holdups one of which resulted In tho fatal shooting of Ivy Kosehili druggist may have assisted In Die kidnaping of the Los Angeles school girt Thcsa Suspicionsfound Jid iupport In the holdup confession which young Hunt gavo to shorltt7a officers Why Id hayo turnedmy own brother over to the police for a crime Iko Hunt declared Ho said he immediately had suspcc ed HtcUman his pal and confederate with the slaying when ho read his description In the news papers prior to the Identification by he police The day betoio the police dentlffcallon was maclo public he ho wont to tho bank inwhich erry M Parker Marians father is assistant cashier and in which He and had been employed as mes ensers to determine whether the vhereabouts oE HIekman were known He said lie and Ills stepgramlniotli Mra Carrie Driflkell Alhambra vith whom Hlckman Hvert for a time ommunicated their suspicions to the poll co Boy Resembles Cramer Police however pointed out that iunt resembled somewhat tho mystcr mis Andrew whora Hick nan In his first confession as ho actunl shyer tic the man later admitted that Cramer was inly a figment of Ills imagination Iunt also lives In Alhambra tho iiiburb to which the kidnaped girl Irst was taken ami from which ono of ho rpnsoin loiters wnn filed Hunt will be questioned clDacly tho as to his activities during ho days from the tinio of the kit mp ng of Marian until the boity was de Ivered to heir father and col ected In the meantime sheriffs ofdcera vho obtained from Hlokman the con csslon to tiie second tnunlcr the of Tlioms in a gun battle vlth a policeman during an attempted rug storo holdup by tho two youthy ndeavored to pli the sullt ot further rlmoa on tho pair Witnesses to o number or rimes In Los Angeles and vicinity TURN TO PAGE11 POOR PA By Claude Gallan When Jin snos a couple culm an expensive place she suspeelsniiat the wum aint his wife an she ts mad at ;