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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 4, 1928, Mason City, Iowa MAfeON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE WEDNESDAY JAN THE OLD HOME TOWN Mostly fair tonight and Thursday T rising temperatures tonight in extrema southern portion slightly colder In north central portion Final Edition Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY FIVE CENTS PER COPY DNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NQ 15 ragua I INSANITY MADE Hiekmans Fight to Cheat t Hangmans Noose Will Be LOS ANGELES Whlle defense forces began gathering evidence to support WilliamEdward Mickmans plea of not guilty by rea fori ot insanity to the kidnaping and slaying of littleMarian Parker the 1 of voting a new murder In flictment against the youth today came before the county grand jury Witnesses who had been ordered U before the grand jury yester iay in the investigation of the shoot ing of C Ivy Thorns Eosehill drug in a holdup which Jgckman and ihis 16 year old accomplice Welby frlunt have confessed staging were toreturnto the Jury rooms pday Each Held Equally The district attorney announced he Would ask that a murder indictment f 6 voted against the youths in con nection with the death oC the drug Wat Altho tho bullet which fatally i Bounded Thorns has identified the sanie caliber as the pistol car V ted by Hunt in the holdup California I luv case of a a result If illegal act holds each of the per equally guilty yltickmans pica of not guiltyby fcson of insanity was made when was arraigned yesterday on indict charging him with tha kid arid murder of the Los Angeles sirl forecasts a 111 the attempt of the WOODPECKER CAUSES TANK LEAK EMMONS IS WITHOUT WATER Jan town is without water for fire pro tcction or cooking today as result of of a woodpecker Residents of the town rose this mornlhff to find pipes leading from the city tank to the Kround frozen and split open with the result that the entire tank sup ply ran out on the ground luvrfctlcratlon revealed that a woodpecker hnd pecked holfis thru the wooden coveringof the pipe a few Inches below tie tanlt This lad exposed the mains and cnused hem fo freeze Workmen today were emleavor ngto repair t7ie dnninces but ound they Iind to chop ihru enor nious amounts of icp Assistant War Secretary Resig 1 Relief From Gold Snap Is Due for Iowa Temperatures Are to Go Well Above Zero Reed Predicts DES MOINES Jan paratively mild weather with tem eratures well above jrero following ho extreme cold of the week end is orecast for Iowa tonight and tomor ow by Charles D Heed government meteorologist penalty Minimum temperatures tonight wil n prosecution frequently bE1 20 degrees aljbve in the if T J Jed it Avould demand P J it woum acmand laoutnern part o law P the portheast e n e southern part of Iowa eight degrees 1 JtlO JitiV fallfc S wf 1 tV actual ft to liavp been sane at the crime was committed hie at then interppse a plea that is insane at the present trick man v Law IJifferences Appear Legal authorities differ somewhat on tlieinterpretatloif of tho new Gal ifornia law as to the procedure should Hickman bo declared Insane at the time of the kidnaping and murder and be held sane at thfe present Superior JudgeFricke who while chief deputy district attorney had charge of all Insanity cases declared that the youth if found insane at the crimes were committed would be sent to a state hospital and FactFinding Body Has Power to Order Court Martial WASHINGTON Jan President Coolidee today In R spe cial message asked congress to authorize him to npnoint a com mission of five iiree to he civil ians to inouire sinking of the submarine Sj4 BOSTON Jan navys into the sinking of the subma fins S4 off Provlncetown on Dec 17 with the loss of 40 lives opened inthe armory of the Boston navy to aay Hear Admiral Richard H Jackson president ot the court ot In quiry took his seat shortly after 10 oclock Under tho official precept convening the Inquiry the court will have wide scope and powers It will not only fix responsibility for the disaster itself nit it will review the work of salvage mfler direction of Rear Admiral Frank IT Brumby It is a factfinding body with no d fondant before it but if it could co elude there was culpability in conne tion with any of the matters un3 survey it has the power to recoi mend a court martial Admiral Jackson will have slttln with him Rear Admiral Col Hanford shown at right has tenderedhls resigjia tion as assistant secretary of war to President Coollilge Iho presi dent after issuing a statement prqlsing tlie services of the Mason City man immediately nnnounced the appointment of Cf B Roliblns belon Cednr Kaplds as Sir Mnc Ntders successor tin the northeast and 15 in the r7 f Vi was theO6w7H recently i temperature rerinrtorl tr fho r 1C later declared to bo walk out a free man sane would It found sane at the time of the and sane at the present time Hickman may be sentenced without further formality attorneys said but in It would be discretional with the judge whether the pejialty would be death or life imprisonment The insanity hearing was aet by Synorior Judge Carlos Hardy for Jan 25 after he had denledHhe plea r temperature reported to the weather bureau here last night Mercury Is Rising CHICAGO Jan 4 greater part of a nation today was coming slowly out of the anaesthetic of low temperatures which sines New lears day have extended their chill as far south as the Mexico gulf Fewer fatalities were reported Tues day altho subzero temperatures were not uncommon thruout north and middle weat attributed to the cold and Enow have been Reported from widely spread sec ions of the country since Jan 1 ileet whils A mlral LatlmefiFStormerly Judge ai vocate general of theTtlYi and late in command of ih c squadron of tho navy in Nicaragua waters youthful attorney of Hickman a Jerome Walsh that the case be de layed for 35 days Many Witnesses to Be Used An affidavit asking for tho delay clearly Indicated a large part of Hick mans insanity plea would be based on the testimony 6f boyhood asso ciates and would delve deeply into his family history The attorney said many witnesses necessarily would be from Arkansas and Illinois The affidavit also cleared another point which has been the basis for numerous rumors in the case When Hickman pleaded guilty and was paroled on a forgery charge lost sum mer his mother swore he was not yet 38 years of age Tha affidavit how ever gavo age as 10 an Rge that would permit the inflicting of penalty under California Biuue Jan 1 Temperatures generally were several degrees higher last night than on Monday Diilutli Coldest in tJ S Duluth was the coldest place in the United States with idegrees below zero reported at 7 p last night altho Whlta River hail 22 de grees below at the same hour In both cases readings were higher than for tha previous Jay The great rotary plows and cater pillars which are kept In readiness by most of the northern tier states dur ing the winter were doing 24 hour shifts bucking drifts and cutting lanes for motor travel over tho net work of state highways Snow was pl ed as deep BS GO Inches in northern Michigan Sheriffs officersfrom La Crosse found Mrs Mario Saucr frozer to death under a bed at her home on French Island where for years she hasi in The men had to fight their way thru a dozen dogs pets of Mrs Sauer who were with the body when the officers broke down the bolted door South Feeis Cold Tho the cold had lessened the death law AUNT HEX By Robert Guillen Men dont like to have iehwivos discuss em but 1 a woman dont lalk about Y husband its because 4cs ashamed of j tj t imo ap preciably temperatures in many of the country stood several degrees befow freezing i Suffering was acute In some places particularly Ohio New England ant the latter section being prepared than the rest of the countrj tor the unexpected mercury dropping Heavy losses resulted to truck farms and fruit groves n the south and on cattle ranges In the Rocky mountain areas and in Canada HOME IS BURNED Family Turned Out at Early Hour by Blaze Loss Is Put at MESBRVE1 Jan farm home of C J Janscn a half mile north of here was destroyed by fire about 7 oclock this morning The noise of the blazo in the attic awakened members of the family There was plenty of time to get out oC the building nnd save n Inrgo part of the furniture but volunteer fire men and the Belmond fire truck was mablo to savetho building The loss Is estimated at about 000 Postmaster General New to Open Negotiations Im mediately WASHINGTON Jan cision to open negotiations immediate ly with Mexican postal officials for establishment of an air mail service was announced today by Postmaster General who aald Colonel Lind berghs flight had demonstrated the feasibility and practicability of such a service The proposed service would cut down the mail time between New York and Mexico City from four days to two days The route it is proposed to establish would bo by the way of Atlanta New Orleans Houston Cor pus Christ and Brownsville or prac tically that followed by Lindbergh Mr New said he hoped the Mexican government would cooperate in the movement to establish tho route from Brownsville by way of Tamplco where the richest oil fields In Mexico The GlobeGazette Offers Picture Book of Navy Ships An especially prepared compila tion of pictures and factsahout the navy of today with fullpage lljus trations of battleships cruisers air craft minesweepers submarines and all that goes Into the mfCkeup of the modern fleet Comparisons show the size of the great navies of the world and make clear the basis for the new treaties and efforts toward limit ing navy construction This hand some booklet Is offered to out readers at SIX cents In stamps for postage and handling cost 1 Use the coupon Marines Are on Trail of Gen Sandino Congressmen Ask Pointec Questions About U S War Policy Jan 4 plans went foiwsm with dispatch to lay for rushins additional mil to reinforce the now on tho ground the nit liny leparlment announced that more tha moro mainea and several hundred bluejackets either were on the scene or to the troubled countrj o ha used If the need arose Tlie cruiser Hotheater flagship of Rear Admiral Kellers commandingthe Vmencan fleet In Central American vuters and the Tulsa ra on the way rpin Balboa Canal Zone to Corinto mil reinforcements Tho Denver Iicacly at Puerto Cabezas former seal f the SacHsa liberal government with officers 2SO bluejackets ajid 5S Carries SOO oon 43 00 blueJuckcta and marines in Itlon shela 51 marines from no Lifilveston which IB icmalnin Tulsa carries n officers 151 en men and Ld miirines vMni flliu vilable at the navy department today s to the status of the situation In orthwesterrr Nicaragua where the Brines and re endeavoring o rout the rebels ended by General Srmdino 7 Frederic J Director Tho MasonCity GlobeGazette Infonnnlloii Bureau I Washington D C I enclosr herewith SIX CENTS In stamps or coin for a copy ol the booklet SHUS OF THE NAVY Street Cily Stale Local Railroad Inspector at Home Recovering From Burns Three men were injured in an ex loslon in a gasoline tank car during he clearingaway ofwreckage on the lilwaukee road about four and one alt miles east oC Inwood Tuesday ccordlns to a report received here E J Sullivan 1103 North Jefferson venue nn inspector for the road is thls homo recovering from burns he received In the accident R Mlnton roadmaster hnd H L Viltrout trainmaster also received urns According to reports received theMilwaukee office here they ere treated by physicians at Inwood Gas Became Ignited According to the report received at ie local office of the road the ex onion was caused by ignition of gas hlch had Tormed from a small mount of gasoline left in the tank car when it emptied It btfiw out thru nn opening in the tank The rail road men were not seriously injured it was stated at the Milwaukee rail road office The wreckage which waa being cleared away was that of a number of freish cars which were derailed near Inwood Two Killed hi Crash SIOUX Jan AP Clclc Altena J8 and his sister Louise of Sioux Center were Instantly killed when struck by a Great Western nassenper train at a Rrane crossing two miles south of SiouxCenter a special dispatch to the Journal said today Tho automobile In which they were rldinp waa wrecked and their bodies wore dragged SCO feet bv the train ALLISON Scheilen ger clerk of the district Butler county offers to issue n mar llcenso to the first sirl who makes application and proves that she popped the question to the man OC her choice after the advent of leap year Asan added Inducement fcchellenger offers to the bridegroom a brides book URGES FEDERAL KINNEY MURDER TRIAL STARTED V Slayer of Wisconsin Rum Runner Claims Others Did IOWA CITY Jan tation of openingstatements by state and defense to be followed by open Ins of the states against joe Kinney Oxford the profram to aay in Kcnneys first degree murder trial for the slaying of Mllo Slczak Barabbo rum runner Thn trial will get under way before in allmale jury whose selection was ompletetl Inte yesterday after sxnm natlon of 33 talesmen What Kinneys defense will ho hns not hecn indicated but ho has main amcd thnt Slcrak wns slain by ankcis in a gun battle on a lonely ountry road near Oxford Xov i nas Lindbergh Wants Nation to Control Commercial i Activities WASHINGTON Jan Federal supervision of American com mercial aviation as a means to devel oping it was advocated by Charles A Lindbergh to the houseapprorrla tioan commitee it wns revealed today with the report oc a bill to provide commerce department funds The young flyer now winging his way among the Central American re publics testified nt the capitol on be half otthe aeronautics branch of the department Just prior to his hopoff for Mexico Only on Tlireshhold Lindbergh pictured air navigation as on the threshhold of a slowing fu ture and urged congrcsa to legislate In ILs Interest Herecommended wide spread airways not only with a view to the condition that existsbut also tj nut rtlSO a view toward the development that wo are hound to have both in navigation and in development of nit I do not think that our aircraft to day nrs nearly as efficient as they will be In a fenyears from he said I believe also that we will bo able to fly and land in practically every kind of weather conditions when radio Instruments radio beacons and other means of combattingwca ther conditions have been fully devel oped v We will eventually he able to com mit fog At tho present time we can fly thru it indefinitely with the aid beacons We cannot land blindly We will have to develop TOmo Authorities Fear Flyer May Draw Fire of Nicaraguans TEGUCIGALPA 4 Charles A Undbergl will avoid the district of northern NIc which rgcently baa been th scons of fighting between United Mates marines and rebels on his flight to Managua Nicaragua He will ably fly there tomorvoiv Fears had been expressed at Man ua that Col Lindbergh might be made a target for rebel marlijpe and antiaircraft fire if ho flew over heir strongholds lie was warned to avoid this district or to fly high n passing It When asked about his route from here Mndbergh said I will go from Tegucigalpa to thence to Managua but I will not stop at A direct lino from Tegucigalpa to Managua would cnrry him over the rebel territory but he line to Leon Homo 2fi or SO miles west ot the scone of the recent fighting The lone eagle dropped thru n misty rain and dark clouds to a citj bedecked with flowers in his honor when he landed at p m yester day from San Salvador Plowercov ered arches bridged the route he fol lowed from the flying field thru the city OIIP of them represented his of St Louis another the Six Wnc Nearing Crisis thV 1 Announces He Will Return Home to Live BULLETIN WASHINGTON Jan AP Han ford MaeNidgp Mason City assistant sed rclary of war resigned today and President Coolidge nomi nated another lowan to cccd Rurfou Robbing Cedar In hia letter ot resinnatlon to Pres cient Coolldge Mr MacNiaer a for mer national commander of the Amer can Legion said the reaponse ot Aw ricun Industry to the demands made lion his ofcico reflected the confi ence of the nation in your admlnja liltlon of its He did not say why he was resign IB but the president in a reply said Vour reslgriiatioii ns assistant sec etnry of wur has been received nnrf s hereby accepted to Lake affect Jan jr 2 MIS You Indicated after you took Vacation First Astied he a telegram for a statement of hi plans MaeMcler wired br follows 1 I eWad n i marines are pursuing the former lib oral General Sandino and in mshfnff 3 to As 000 more marines prepared t who ihr aSSlstallce of ulddies lost six ot their number con to the todav nil n tifi XT touav Mth Nicaraeua listed well up amonc verbai ind scrutiny Another sector In tiie e n tii asl ington front today when the lonal council for prevention ot wa e public a letter addressed to a Ask Reason of For what good caaso iro our ma 1 S tlown theirIivcs In Nic the To what TURN TO PAGE 13 unr Mp o Europe Mrs Jn Ifre ilfmTedtafc future Tlie Kock Glen homo pur ciiascd fiio JUncNiders Just be fore his cabinet appointment ban been reconditioned lor tlieir occu pancy followinR tho return from Europe office that you would wish after reasonable period to return to your private business and I know that yuti have made n great deal of sacrifice t stay on longer than you had ex imera Services for Pioneer Resident of Grafton Are Held Today ho some method cither by radio or other means by which wo can oh tnln our rxnct nnd position over the Unifnmi Rules Uniform laws and reflations 101 flyers and flylngr are very important Lindbergh told the committee Ltndborpli supported ffovcrnmrnt purchnsc of landing fields but snld Ihnt lhin should bo done only Cm nftot pormnncnt airports iiavo established nt litKites the American easle and a third volcanoes of Central America pretty Kirls presented the flyer with a Rreat bouquet of Flowers in behalf of the women of Before landing circlctl the field three times as the arlillerv roared Us aalule He brot the pin no nown exactly in front of the hangar to Reduction in Whippet Prices for 1 New Year Is Announced Jan v Willys president of WillysOver land hns announced price reductions ranging from to L00 on Iho vnri ous models of Whippet unrs lie said tho new pricra wore the hi the history of tho orgnnfei tlon and plncert tho Whippet on a til rectly compctitivo basis with the low a di est priced cars In tho field The neiv range from SIS5 for he touring model to for Ihp four door sedan Tho twodoor sedan and the coupe will bo 535 The roadster without rumble scat will He and will rumble Tho greatest reduction L00 was made In thn which ffome from Ijeen looking after btisinewi nit jt Ohntonna and pthev Minnesota la f fitnera es for Mm August Neuman died nt her homo Xciv were held today at the u heian church took in the Grafton cemetery Mrs Neuman wag born in German years ago and came to thte try whilo she wns a yonng clli For tho last 40 years she resided In his locality Her husband died fiv Is by four Krono rril n AT ir uiirj Herman ahl Mrs ivccl with Anna Bob nnd her mother who Will Rogers BKVERLY 1 where they got a hill in con gress to make a road from Browns ville Texas up along tho Rio Grando to KI Paso then on nut to Knii Diego along the Mexican bomuinry Its a good irira and should be built hut Its called in a military highway Now if we wils building a road along the Canadi an wo wouldnt Insult our ly calling it for m I II 2t hour period rndlng at 7TO Wednrwlay r iMnxiinum in t you get government aid Minimum without calling it Xo won At der t takes all Lindberghs time Whllo m rxnctlvi is n tnclful IreHlclont Wilson i PH lr told us j about these pictures made hy Rnclent A tatemrnt tit Allied war aims Jjor wcod carverd who did work jnjhastened pooled I wish to express to you ipprcclatlon of the efficient servico you have rendered especially in so curing the ocoperation of Amerlcnn ntlustrj In Uie work of national noJitjiim Has Wur Record Mr Bobbins tho new appointee a laivjer and business man Hr nerved with distinction In the Philip pmea and tho World war nnd Ilka VacNleier Is interested in Legion af fairs having becitfmado commander of tlie Iowa dopartment In 1K3 To is president ot the Cedar Raplris Insurance company nnd a director of the Ccdnr Rnplds nalionnl hank Tn a statement issued Inlcr Mac said hot after a few weeks hQ and MrS wouM n to lotta to bring up our m their own home and to ptk up a business which of necessity been bnniy neglected during tha two r nr aomn t rumors had It last summer thai intended to leave ornca they promptly by the lert with tho rumors that h would I resign last summer to return In Mismess slntcmonls that hn former cmnmanrtor nt thr Amrr TO ;