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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 22, 1927, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Unsettled tonightand Wednesday probably snow or rain colder in ex treme east portion tonight AND MASON CITY NORTH IOWAS NEWSPAPER Final Edition Edited for Hie Home VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATE PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY NOV 22 1927 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 38 Corporation Income Tax Reduced From to Per Cent BUrtiETIN WASHINGTON Nov liouso ways nnd means com mittee tortay virtually completed drafting of the new tax revision bill wiiilo from lie ivhitc tipuse and treasury tamo expressions of lioubt of its wisdom in casting aside some of the treasurys iec Tlio vommitlce cut the tax on corponiiion incomes from cent to per cenl instead of stopping at the treasury figure of 13 cent The cninmittcc refnseil by 12 to 11 vote id repeal entirely the sales tax on automobiles leaving final decision to future sessions A motion to repeal tlie tax on ni micsious under was similarly left undecided as was n proposal lo increase to Sa per cent tlie pres entlevy on tickets to prize fights WASHINGTON xov The house ways and munns commit tee has limited prospective tax re duction tentatively to c maximum greater than thnt proposed by the treasury Moreover it has gone directly con trary to the recommendations of Sec retary Jtellon ill two otner respects It has refused to make toward repealof the federal inheri tance tax or reduction of surtax rates falling within the intermediate brack lt Action on these three propositions ime late yesterday at the end of a cuts greater than that agreed upon wore defeated one try a single vote A proposal to malco the limit lost on a straight party vote 13 to 10 Ixit acting on a figure of ono republican member joined with Iho democrats to make the count 12 to II Exact Figures Unannounced Altho the majority was described by one member as overwhelming exact figures on the vote adopting the maximum unannounced The committee found itself In apree ment with a single recommendation of the treasury that proposing a re ductiou in tho tax on corporation In comes It was decided that these should bo reduced but by how much was left to lo settled latter Secre tary Mellon proposed that tho present rato of 13 per cent bo changed tc 12 while business interests have advo cated soine as low as 10 Consideration oftaxea on admis sions automobile Hales and club dues also was future session Representative Garner Texas rank ing democratic member of tho commit tee later expressed disappointment at the maximum agreed upon predicting that before tile measure has gone thru the house and senate tho 2nO figure will have been mater tally increased Theater Tax May Go Ho regarded the action of the com mittee as indicating that tho new rev onite bin would embody a corporation tax rato of per cent with a rev enue Joss of reduction of tlie automobile sales tax from 3 to 3 per cent with a loss of alou a loss of thru repeal of the admission taxes on tickets priced at less than ami elimination of the levy on club diiea with a loss of The Texan predicted too that the treasury recommendation that small corporations be permitted to file re turns ng partnerships would bo disre garded and a substitute advanced un TURN TO PAGE 18 1 AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Pa dont especially miiiil havin1 oilier men superior fo him lin wont never feel respectable again if lie finds out Iliat Ive pol more sense than hes Evidence in Remus Trial Gets Started Witnesses Murder of Woman Are Among First to Testify Xov 22 When George Remus automobile Mocked tho taxicab in which hts wife Imogene was riding to divorce court Ijere last Oct 0 and lie leaped out and shot her to death 50 automobiles wero halted on a boulevard thru Eden park It was from tlio eye witness occn Oil Man and 5 Others Directed to Show Cause by Dec 5 Nov Charging intent to bribe and intimi dato the FallSinclair oil jury the eov today obtained from the DIs pants oC hose machines that todays Columbia supreme court an list oC witnesses in Remus murder ordoi compcllinff Halry F Sinclair William J Burns and four their associates to show cause why they trial was culled Six days ot preliminaries wero be ilml and the presentation of state evi dctice on which it hag declared its lopo to send to tho death chair the former Chicago lawyer who became the king was under ivay today Opening Statements Brief After fivo days devoted to selection jf the jury most OL yesterday was over to preparation for opening statements The prosecution needed only 40 minutes however for outlin ingthe evidence it said would prove that the slaying was coldblooded mur der conceived in the minds oE four and executed by Hemtts upon his sec ond calculated attempt The defense required 50 minutes for plotting a defense of transitory insan Remus was pictured as a man driven momentarily mad by two years oE philandering by his wife with the man who sent him to prison Frank lin Dodge Lansing for mer department of justice agent For two years Remus mind llad and it recjuhRd the encounter with Mrs Remus as she was en route to court to divorce liini to send Kemus off on the tangent which ended in the slaying pleaded Charles IT Ulston cocounsel with He rn us Keimis Voice Fails Inability to make tho opening statement to the jury came as the jieatcst disappointment his lite Remus said The giant booming voice which had thundered thru the court room was stilled to a husky whisper by a cold Just as Walter K Sibbald assistant prosecutor seated hiuiself aEtcr a de mand that Hemus lie sent to tho elec tric chair the defendant got to his feet started lo speak cholted up and sat down A whispered conversation with El ston followed L dont believe I can malte it can you do it Remus whispered lie liar planned tlio opening statement to the jury as tho address oC his life Ryar Found Dead on Road With His Car Overturned RYAN Nov body of E n File director of the Farm ers commission company and the Se curity Trust Savings bank here was found last night In the middle o primary road No 13 north of here with his automobile overturned in the ditch It is thot that lie suffered a stroke oC paralysis and lost control ot the automobile which probably swerved into the ditch and threw him out Mi File was on his way here to attend a meeting of the directors the com mission compo1 y when tiie accident occurred HeJH survived by a widow and a daughter Mrs Carl Lanahan Aurora 111 Council Member IB III WHITTEMORR Nov John J Elbert is seriously ill at his home liorc with intestinal flu Mr Elbert is pro prietor oC the Elbert lumber yards here and is also a member oC the cits council Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS dirt you read what Rupert cliis up in Cicorgo Washlnptons diary I so nsliaiiier I sat 1 all niRlit vcndins It This should he a lesson to prosi dents to oilhcr behave themselves or not keep a rtlary Can you pino ICiO ycnra lionco some future linjiort Itiiprlios pouncing on Cn vlns dinry would that Kn ernlion tliinlc oC us Calvin burn them pnpcrs To urn For tlio suppression of sorindnt WILL KOOEHS CopyriRht shouldnot lo held in contempt of court At the same time at the suggestion of Justice Sirtdons district attor icy agreed to file a separate contempt letition against Juror Kdwnrd J ICid well who was accused of talking too Teely during the oil trial und whose activities played a part in the result ne dismissal of the trial jury Justice Sicldons liimself linndecl down the contempt ruling which was xised on activities of tho Burns agents in keeping the Jury under sur as well as on remarks at tributed to Kidwell In the case of Sinclair It was charged by the district attorney that be induced Henry Mason Day and Sheldon Clark his associates who also were named in tha contempt or der to hire tho Burns men to shadow tlie jury W Sherman Burns and Charles Jj Veltsch of the Burns agency also named figured in other parts ot the citation jTiie objects go light Viy Sinclair it was charged were to spy upon tile Jurors to bribe them to Intimidate and Influence them and to do aythfng calculated to interfere with im pede them duties in the discharge of tlicii Attack Made While Police Man Was Attempting to Arrest Fugitive CHICAGO Nov 22 onian said Co have a record of shoot ing stabbing and robbing in six stales was subdued and taken Into totlny by police after a struggle in which she sliced n piece from tho coat of ono oC tho arrestliiRofficers with a razor which she liad iimed at lii face Tho JFiss Edith McShann alias Ella Mack 27 says slid is n Mcx lean hut poiicc say sho is n They also say she is wanted in Mexico City for stabbing three men ono fatally in Kansas City for stab bins a policeman Tensing for shooting a man South Bend on a robbery charso in Chicago or charges of robbing shooting ami throwing a solution of lye at a man Parent May Have Decided to Come to Aid of Murderer DUBUQUE Nov arc Cota hold with his churn How ard Kramer in county jail awaiting grand jurjvnction in connection with the slaying of Mrs Elizabeth McKit rick aged Zwinplo recluse lias been visited in his cell by ills father bin whether this means that family ale will be forthcoming In tho youths de fense remains in doubt Questoned after a fiveminute Sun day visit to Leonards cell F C Cota tlio father declined to say whether ho will coine to tho defense of tlie youth who with Kramer confessed that he struck down his grandmother and loototT lier homo ol in cash and In bonds It was the first time any of Cotas family had talcen cognizance plight to tlie extent of a vinit bul whether it worked a reconciliation I unknown IliH mother and sister whc reside at KwinRle continue to main tain silence as to whether they intent In visit Leonard or seel to old him CHALLENGES ELEMENTS IN OCEAN TRIP al Requests Petitions Be Called Back Capt A Giles British flyer left San Francisco tills morning on an airplane flight to Honolulu Picture tlio aviators plinic theWniula and lie Tiu Honolulu hop is tho first overwafer leg of a flight to New Zealand Aberdeen Committeeman Says Former Governor Is StatesXhoice MILWAUKEE Nov AP An instructed tion to Iho republican na tional cohvenflim lor former Governor Frank 0 iLowtTcii of Illinois will be sought at hoWis consin spriiuj election it was an nounced today by State Senator John CrSlimiiann Watcrlown CHICAGO Nov E Milligan Aberdeen S a repub lican national committoeman in statement issued today Indicated that tno candidacy oC former Gov Frank O Jjowden 1or the republican presi dential nomination would find consid erable support In South Dakota His stiitedent follows I helloIo that Frank O Lowden thru years ot personal experience in farm operations and study of the situ ation hns acomprehensive and sym pathetic understanding of our agri cultural problems and that he well typifies the spirit of tho west as re lated to the other Interests of tho country Beyond question a largo majority oC South Dakofans will bo pleased to follow his leadership and desire a dele gation to the national convention strongly to support Officers Are Preparing to Battle Gangs Wife of Banker Is Found Bed Funeral Plans Undecided HAMPTON Nov W L Robinson ii4 sisterinlaw of Con gressman T J B Robinson was found dead in bed in her home here this morning by members of her family Death was beiieveu due to heart dis ease No arrangements for tlie funeral havo been completed pending tlio ar rival of her three children two sons Franklin and William students at the University of Iowa and a daughter Ruth employed in tho Davenport pub lie library In addition to these sho Is survived by her husband an official of the Cit izens bank here and a brother Er Ii F French Marshailtown Mrs Robinson was well known here and thruout the state for her activi ties In club work Machine Guns Will Be Used m Latest Underworld Outbreak CHICAGO Nov first victim of Chicagos new wnr wns found shot to death in a doorway on tlto south sjrfo this Tho bo fly was that of Krauts brother of I7nrl Herbert bocTygmml of Joo Sal tin hopr baron retcnlly acquit ted of murder CHICAGO Xor The guns ot Chicngo pnlico and two rival underworld ganys wcro loaded and un hctl todayt rnd three sides were tense in 1he expectancy oC open which marked eight jnen perhaps more for death Already the new outbreak lias be carried to Iho oftico ot chief ol detec tives William OConnor n gainst a revolver was drawn yesterday by a suspect under That it would ho fought oven in theshadow of the detective bureau indicated with the arrest oC several men al armed who wero found nonr the bu reau awaiting1 a clmnco to shoot down ono or moro leaders of a rival tTEiity the police said Al Caponc and Tony Lombardo aligned on ono side arc two who po lico rxrft certain havo Ijeen listed foi execution Six others grouped with the north side which was a pow it n tier I ho leadership of the slain Dean OBanion also indicator they believe themselves picked for death They are Nainos on Death List Christian P Bertsche known Barney credited with having Import ant political connections George Mor an successor to the power of Dean OBanion tlie three Aicllo Anthony Joseph and Domlnlclt n TURN TO FAfrE 18 An alarm clock so a stu dent that he ivna levied in a from his lied Those alarm clocUn ought to ba Tribune Actress Breaks Off Her Engagement to Richard Barthelmess YORK Nov ICathrrlno T Wilson actress told the Associated Press today that her en gagement to Rfchnrd RarthcImeRS screen star lind boon broken off lie causo sho desired to return to tbo stage BiirlhelmcHs and slie ex plained iro excellent friends Htlll al Ihn wo camo decisionseveral weeks ago He is now on the coast milking a1 picture nnd I nin planning to start rohoarsala hero In Xcw Tork Tbo engagement was nnnoiincpd Inst AtipuPt I year after Barthelmess was divorced in Paris by bis fhst wife srnry Hay screen nnd stageactress The GlobeGazette Offers Booklet on Care of Pets How to feed house and care for flogs and cats parrots antl canaries rabbits goldfish guinea pigs pig eons and other pets is told in simple clear in a booklet pre pared by our Washington Informa tion bureau Government experts are the authorities for much of tho ma terial in this authentic publication It will prove very useful to any ono keeping one or more live pets in bis home There is pleasure and often profit in raising pets Uie right way Six cents sent to our In formation bureau will bring this booklet Use the coupon Frederic I Ilasliiu Director Tho Iiiformalion Iturrnn Washington I cutlose Iiorf with SIX CENTS in stamps or coin for a ropy of the linoldil OF Cily Slafo Miles Receives First Warm Meal in 17 Days After Paying His Bill NEW YORK Nov siege of tho Kitz tower today was temporarily and A Graham Mites patcl his bill ana packed away ills first warm meal ii 17 days Tho selfimprisoned guest of the Park avcnuo hotel apartment had Her vlco restored to him ami erected a barber rtml a manicurist arnoni first callers when tho tntcc was estab lished His diet of egg sandwiches ana tap water replaced at tho coniinfc pence by scrambled hnm and eg Despite thetruco there still rc muinH for consideralian the captain tliicalciKd suit for tho hotel and his refusal to sign slatment icioasinc the management claims lio might hiv tho captain exctaimet when tho waiver was presented t him they apparently think I will bar from any against it tor away my rights for shave and a haircut Boston Man Starts Endless Chain to Get President to Run Again WASHINGTON Nov President Coolidgo disapproves the circulation of petitions turnout tli3 country urging him to rim for rcelcc Uon in IMS The attitude of the chief executive was inado clear totluy at the white liouse whero it was said that Mr Coolidge hoped tho circulation of petitions would ho stoptieci The latest series ot petitions were disclosed last nijht In tho nnnonnce neut that an endless chain letter series wis nhottt lo be started urging tho renomination Iho president It was said today the president did not seo that any good could come to the curcnlallon of these petitions First Statement Since Aiitf 2 Tho reference to Mr rl3 siro to talto hlmselC out of tho lilCc race was tho first official authoiita live mention tho subject since he ucd Ills now famous statement tho Black Hills Aug 2 that ho did not choose to run UnliUo that statement there was no typewritten notification given today oE what the president is thinking about Tho information wits given in tho regular way that Mr Coolidges views are made puhlic thru the press and no direct quotations wero auth orized An eEEort was made to obtain per mission for publication of the white house statement as a direct and cial quotation hut it was paid that Mr Coolidge desired to have it made pub lic in tiio way Hint nil lie news of ttic white houRo is disseminated Aimniinrcinent Causes Similar to tho which Mr CooUdKes statement received in tho firhonl room of thu Rnpid City h last summer his todays Tlification created n stir Mko he first statement which ued personally by the president tiio TUIJN TO 18 Aviator Takes Off With Only Life Belt for Safety BULLETIN SAX FRANCISCO Nov lookout station at the marine of the Sun Francisco chamber of commerce reported thnt Capt Frederick A Giles was sight ed over tlio FaralloiiD Islands 30 miles out at a in MILLS FIELD SAN CISCO Nov Frederick A Giles British ilyer look off at a m to day in a second attempt io fly lo Honolulu on the first leg of a projected flight to New Zealand Tho piano splashed water and mud along tho runway getting Into tha Strike Leaders Seeking to Prevent More Blood shed at Fields Nov com mftteo representing striking miners in tho northern Colorado coal field to day announced all Idle workers had been advised to remain at their homes to avoid possibility of more outbreaks similar to the skirmish at the Colum bine mine yesterday which resulted in tiie first bloodshed since the walkout was called Oct IS last After reviewing reports of the fight at tlio Columbine which resulted in five cleutliR among miners and left a score injured several seriously Gov ernor Adnms announced he had re lieved Louis N Scherf commander of tho state police of responsibility tn firing on the miners when they at tempted to invada the property My reports show conclusively thai the strikers were to blame for Jlon rtnya Governor Adams said Scherf exercised great patience and wonderful cournge doing everything possible to prevent Warrants signed by 10 miners nt havebeen made out by a justice of tho peace charging Theodore Pert superintendent of theColumbine and Bud Uyntt Creoles innior sheriff of rnunly with murder In connec tion with tlie death of the miners Three Men Under Arrest at Mexico City Confess Death Plot MEXICO CITY Nov Threo prominent members of the league for the defense of religious lib erty havo been arrested as the actual lenders ot tho attempt on Nov 13 to as HiiHsinate Gen Alvaro Ohorson and havo confessed their Kuilt Gen Hob erlo Crtiz chloC of police announced in a signed statement Tlie house where tho two bombs which wero hurled at Gen Obregon were manufactured was declared to have been found Tho men under arrest are Segura Vilchis an engineer employed by th9 Mexican light and power com pany Miguel Agustln Pro Juarez scribed as n Catholic brother Humbcrto Juarez dp his air Profiting by tho previous experi ence Giles made tho talceoff with easeand his plane weighing inora than pounds and loaded with 300 gallons at gasoline gained altitude easily Field officials said the flyer got off tho runway In 20 seconds After clear Ing the field he struck out over San Francisco bay at an altitude of about 200 feet Captain Giles last words were You win hear Jrom me in a day or nt Start Ho borrowed a handful of elgarefn and stuffed them into his pocket just before climbing into the plane Tho much delayed flight project got under once more with fair weath er prospects at the starting end ift plane passed rounds End west ernmost point of Francisco nt a m antl struck out to Bet guggles or helmet liul dressed hi a light business suit Capt Giles donned nnly a life belt us Drilled trappings for mite nisrlit Ho crimcl no radio no il raft no parachute and no sextant ining unable to use the navigation instrument lryiT Trnsls io Lurk Thus equipped bo trusted a gooil nil to luck ability to guess tho imount oC his drift and mo time hon ored method of dead reckoning to fly over L trackless waste of water Captain Giles originally planned tlio overseas hop last August when ho entered tho Dolo flight competition IIKI essayed to fly from Detroit to Ran Francisco the starting point Ha tnilrd to rcnrh the destination because ot n sorkS of minor mishaps Several weeks ago bo again head ed toward Son Francisco in ills hi plane named tho Wanda In honor of Miss Wanda Hess Wynndotto sister of the builder of tlio ship That time lie tr grief at Elo Nevada when in Inking oct ho tnnda a ground loop and badly damaged the machine crated ami sent homo for repairs After days of favorable weather ho toolt oft Inst Saturday but was forced to return because of a heavy tos 20 miles out Pastor of Ndrthwood Baptist Church Quits NORTJIWOOD Nov Rev I Hector C who has served as pastor of lie Bnptist church IITC for tlie past three months luot his term of service to a close last Pnndny fo for his homo nt DeWitt Monday The local church hns not yet selected a minister ISriff Class Gives Inrly nniTT Nov senior rlaM of the high school enjoyed a class v Friday evening in the school din ing room Thanksgiving decorations upro ami nn1 rootin were plnyrd The clnss nd Miss Skrwns nnd Miys nory nssiMrrl tho class Wife of Movie Firm Manager Asks Divorce Iltymond aicr if IC yostorday n divorco nL who ch general anioujIasIiy suit niully ami in risked monlhly for hri attorneys foes anil a month fur her daughter 1eftgy 1 vvrntbfr far 2i hour iiojlntl ending Jit u m Tues ay IT n I in a ICven rim msl n if it is enough This dfrnonslialfd Mfnidriy und Miimlny nlKht wlun nniili lion ill tills foilll desrctmlrd In Icavi 01 of an inch nf wator In the Cloluv tn7fttes ijieasuvimc avparaius Six teen nut of Novembers ilaya have cioiKly Not HO food POOR PA By Claude Callan Iicll DIICll loiil liiivd much rxponsu Us IHXIP rilnlivos do so much or him thai IIP doat need to spend ;