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Appleton Post-Crescent (Newspaper) - April 17, 1922, Appleton, Wisconsin THE WEATHER Fair tonight and Tuesday cooler tonight APPLETON CITY EDmON TWELVE PAGES DAILY POST IMS EVENING ESTABLISHED 1890 FIVE O'CLOCK APPLETON WISCONSIN MONDAY APRIL IT LI 1 KASKI WIRE OF THE UNITED I'll ESS ASSOCIATIONS PRICE THREE CENTS Effort To Slay Collins Ushers In Black Monday Assailants Rush From ent Headquarters and At- tack Irish Chief GUN FIGHTING IN STREETS Loyal Forces Win Upper Hand in All Night Fighting Reports Indicate attempt by republican rebels to assassinate Michael Collins early Monday and insurgent attacks on free state posts in various parts of Dublin ushered in Clack day anniversary of the 1916 caster The head of the provisional ment was fired upon by assailants who rushed from a branch of the in- surgent headquarters but he escaped and captured one of the assassins Beggars Bush barracks was at- tacked by rebels at midnight The assault repulsed by free state troops Free lorries carrying soldiers on patrol were fired upon in various parts of the city The provisional government's headquarters at a suburb withstood an attack An official communique issued day A party of armed men some of armed with rifles attacked a party in which was Michael Collins 1 ead of the provisional government of the Irish free state Collins party the fire and captured one of their assailants who carried a bomb in to arms FIRE IS During th attack a free state armored car in tho vicinity was dis- by lire and captured by the rebels Collins auto was halted at Vaughn's hotol when his assailants rushed from a nearby branch of tho headquarters opening lire lasted three minutes Michael Collins and others re turned the fire and Collins rushing from his automobile captured and disarmed one of the rebel riflemen with his own The automobile in which the free state was froi was riddled With After an Sunday nf com- calm for Black Monday proved justified when firing broke nut in various parts of promptly nt midnight REMAIN INDOORS Sounds of shooting from many ters of the city brought free plats troops in Armored lorries rumbled through the streets All civilians were ordered indoors Indicating the of a erable insurgent force simultaneous attacks occurred at and in Dunlin streets state patrols were fired upon from ambush and in several instances bold open attacks were by extremist bands With the dawn it was found thai the outbreak had everywhere been quelled by loyal forces and that Col- lins government held the upper bund Roderick O'Connor head of the Irish republican rebel party shot in the buck by one of bin own men He not seriously in- jured Kimorick had a night of terror A civilian was killed in a bomb ion and three were injured TO TO REPLACE E Si KILLED Dying Woman Promises to Guide Husband from Her Life By United Press Leased Wire Newark J With a whispered promise that she would guide her husband from heaven and send him another baby boy to take the place of the one she poisoned Mrs Maud M Fancher 22 died Monday The mother who took poison after administering it to the baby had previously informed the husband Norman in a series of letters that a son would be sent him to take the place of the one she was taking to heaven with her one of the letters in- formed the husband you are going to get yourself another son and a sweet one too for 1 am going to guide you from heaven until you do Mrs Fancher has lingered between life and death in tho hospital since last Thursday when the form of her baby with hands clutched tightly around his milk bottle was found in a cradle beside her In the bottle police and surgeons say they found poison The mother also had taken poison In justification Mrs told police of her fancied trials and lations in life and her fear that there would be more of them Mrs Fancher said was con- she would be able to guide her husband from heaven after death because she had talked with her dead at a seance in Detroit some time ago Rumors persisting for the last week hat dam was weak and might give way went off on a new Monday with unauthorized re ports that shipping companies bad been warned by the government to lash their boats securely to docks lest the crafts he swept down river when the break came The truth is that the government office at Milwaukee is taking every precaution against floods or damage to water power structures and therefore ordered navigation suspended arily This will make it easier for the local engineers to look after and locks and to place needles in dams as needed officials say Fox River Navigation company was HIP only firm that had boats ing on the river since navigation opened April 10 and notice to this company to suspend shipping arily what started tho rumors nn impending calamity BASEBALL CELEBRITIES ATTEND ANSON FUNERAL C Pop Anson grand old man of baseball was buried Monday at Oakwood cemetery with private service only members of tho family in attendance The public services hold on Sunday were attended by Judge K M dis commissioner of baseball John president of the National league the entire Detroit and While Rox teams and other loaders in the baseball world Anson who in his later years de- voted all of his time to golf was ied a short distance from Jackson park links where ho played ly Tho hotly of Mrs Anson now in Philadelphia will be brought here and placed at rest be- her husband Women and Children Go to Cap- ital to Secure Release of Political Prisoners By United Press Leased Wire St Joseph Mo The amnesty crusaders started tho march on Washington Monday in an effort a bring about release of political prison rs Twenty-four women and children from Missouri Arkansas Texas and Oklahoma boarded the Now York Central Monday morning bound for Torre Hauto tho first lap of the journey to Washington thoy will to gain tho ear of dent Hording to plead for tho release of relatives who aro hold in federal prisons for war time tions Mrs Kate Richards well Known Socialist is sponsoring expedition Tho party will be to or fifty before it n aches the national capitol sho as tho journey was begun and demonstrations aro planned at tho various cities along the route according to Mrs Supreme Court Decides For Government Against Big Concern COMPETITION RESTRAINED Eastern Company Charged With Throttling Shoe Through Its Leases Washington The United Shoe Machinery company is restraining competition in the shoe machinery in- dustry in violation of the Clayton an- act the Supreme court day held The decision was a final victory for the federal government in its second long fight against the com- pany The present suit centered around the practices of the company in ing machines to shoe manufacturers with the socalled tying clause con- tracts These Jeases the government charged prohibited manufacturers ing machines of the United Shoe chinery and its associated companies from employing machines of competing machinery companies and thus restrained competition in in- commerce The court Monday affirmed the tion of a district court in St Louis and in issuing injunctions restraining the continuance of this trade REVOKE LEASES Under the decision all leases made since October 15 1914 the date of the enactment of the Clayton law must be revoked The United Shoe Machinery ny conducts virtually all its business on a leasing system selling few chines outright The machines are rented to the of shoes The government charged that the company not only sought to prevent the manufacturers from using machines of competitors but endeavored through a factory output clause in the contracts to con- trol the prices of shoes An example of the lease to the government was that the or lesee shall not use any welt sewing sole stitching turn ing pulling over or metallic of competitors upon any shoes while he shall use the machine covered by the lease The machinery companies of Maine and Now Jersey as well as tho parent company claimed their trade practice did not restrain competition and was mainly to protect patents They asserted a right to lease their machines thoy saw fit The government countered with the charge that the United Companies do ate the industries and shoe were forced to keep competing machines out of he factories It was claimed that 95 per cent of the chines used for buttoning shoes arc under from the companies that several competitors have been forced out of business and that tho practice would destroy all competition if unrestrained The suit was started in 1915 Doctor Drinks Poison Fails To Save Life By United Press Wire Monday started an investigation into the strange surrounding the death of Dr Edward K Newton physician of Whiting Ind The doctor walked into South Shore hospital South Chicago two weeks ago and asked for his brother an in- mate I havo just taken bichloride of Perhaps we can save my Dr Edward told his brother The physician that he bad taken the poison by mistake He said we went to get a drink of water and had mistaken a glass in which he had dissolved two tables of bi- mercury The to save doctor's life was directed by the patient himself He waited calmly for tho end after drawing up his affairs when he saw that the tight was to bo unsuccessful The coroner heard of the strange death and ordered the body held for postmortem examination and gation by police BEST IE IN 1919 I TRADE TR ffl Diplomatic and Commercial Re- lations are Reestablished in New Pact ALL WAR CLAIMS CANCELLED Seven Killed Thirty Are Hurt In Tornado And Flood In Illinois Former President's Recovery from Breakdown ed as Remarkable BY DAVID LAWRENCE Copyright 1922 by Post Pub Co Washington Former President Woodrow Wilson is in better health today than at any time since his breakdown in September 1919 He is ablo to walk around his home for in- stance without the assistance of a cane or the support of a companion His is clear He docs more work every day This constant improvement has ago Dr Rochester Minn INCOME TAX TOTAL IS LARGER IN STATE IN 1921 By Press leased Wire ments this year will be enormously increased over last year's figures Suite Treasurer Henry an- Monday after receiving pre- liminary figures on the amounts paid by various counties into the state treasury Rusk county showed the largest jump This district which paid in income tax not ing soldier and educational bonuses or teachers retirement fund sions last year will turn in 07 this year at its sharp county nearly tripled its amount of last year with a promised payment of aro not available in the amounts to bo turned in to the state for tho other state funds or from the other counties By United Press leased Wire of Governor Leu Small on charges of conspiracy to embezzle state funds was until Monday April 24 on agreement of attorneys on both sides today Postponement was taken o allow the principals to attend cal conventions to be holS in field Friday The agreement of attor noys to postpone the case was reached out of court JOFFRE IS HONORED BY NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE By United Press Incased Wire degree of doctor of laws was conferred upon Marshal of France by Northwestern university here Monday President Walter Dill Scott was in charge of the ceremony Tonight the hero of the Manic will 700 disabled veterans of the American army Marshall will leave Tuesday for Washington whore tho order of Distinguished Service of the can legion worn by but four other heroes will be awarded liim SHOT CHILDREN'S PET DOG GETS FINE Children's pet dogs are rather ex- prey for marksmen Harry Bartels Combined discovered Monday morning when Judge A M Spencor fined him in municipal court for causing he death of a canine Tt shown by tho mony that Bartels was returning from target practice carrying his rifle with him He is said to have fired at the dog wounding it so badly thai tho animal had to be put to Bartels says the dog snapped at him and he fired in self defense prised physicians Charles Mayo of visited Mr Wilson and pronounced his condition as buted the restoration almost entirely to Mr Wilson's indomitable will Mr Wilson has obeyed his physicians in- implicitly and has not at- tempted to engage in public or debate The temptation to do so has at times been overwhelming Ho hasn't written any books for as yet nor has he accepted any of the numerous opportunities of- him to write for newspapers on current events Ho conceives the duty of an ex-president is to keep lent Ho has steadfastly refused to do anything that might embarrass the incumbent president In this course Mr Wilson is said to feel a certain sense of self-satisfaction for he be- his example is in contrast to the activity of during his own term as president Russia Now Has Backing of Germany in Demands at Genoa Conference and have signed a treaty here reestablishing diplomatic and commercial relations The Genoa conference was ly overshadowed Monday by official announcement of this event George foreign minister of soviet Russia and Walter enau representing Germany signed a reciprocal treaty at the Russians headquarters at Rapallo near here A most favored nation clause stamps the treaty as a possible basis for a German alliance The terms of the treaty further show that Germany and Rusia have between themselves agreed upon many of the very points on which the main con- ference is split CANCEL WAR CLAIMS Respective war claims of the two countries are cancelled Russia waives any claims to Gorman tions while the Germans cancel their claims for losses through soviet of Germany's property or that of German citizens seized in sia A clause in the treaty provides that this cancellation is conditional upon Russia's refusal to compensate any other countries Allied delegates declared the tance of the plans for which were laid in Berlin when passed through on his way to Genoa could not be over emphasized United dispatches from Berlin at the time of in's visit reported the probability of such nn alliance It meant that sia at Genoa now has the open ing of Germany in much for which she stands that of the soviet tion leaves summarily it can still count upon relations with Germany for com- merce the outside world The German and Russian got together at Rapallo on a day when the conference itself ad- and concluded their treaty after a brief session treaties such as that of when the bolsheviks surrendered on condition of no further aggression by Germany nre super- by tho present agreement STRIKE IN NEXT 30 Month Will Tell Whether Non- union Miners Are Able to Keep up Production Bv United Press Leased Wire nationwide coal strike now in its third will en- ter a crucial stage within thirty days union chiefs declared here Monday With all chance apparently gone for immediate government intervention the tide of battle will be determined definitely in another month it was said and the turning point will be reached Miners will know then whether have succeeded in hampering ion production sufficiently to assure them victory Mine owners will Know whether they are winning in their fight for abandonment of the central competitive field as a basis of wage negotiations Small industries will be face o face with a fuel shortage Mine owners claim nonunion duction satisfactory Miners say it is slumping below the dally mark of tons established during the Jirst week of the strike PRODUCTION DROPS present mine strike has cut down production much more than did the ci al strike of official figures of the United States geological re- The effects upon the ever has been much less disastrous during the walkout Total coal inous and the first week of the present strike amounted to only tons as compared with a total of Inns during the first week of the Strike lust before the strike now in effect production was ly tons a week Slew 11 Wolves Before Pack Devoured Him By United Press Leased Wire special dispatch from Manitoba Torn to shreds by timber wolves the remains of the body of Ben a per were found north of Fisher river on Lake Winnipeg a few days ago to information which has just reached here All that remained to tell of this grim northland tragedy were the trapper's bones pieces of clothing and a rifle with a broken stock which were tered over a considerable distance but the bones of eleven huge timber wolves which were found near the spot where Cochrane had been attacked bore timony of the unfortunate man's fierce struggle for life against overwhelming odds Seven had been shot and four had been clubbed to death Only when his rifle stock smashed did the trapper apparently cense to fight and the j pick bearing down upon him tore his i body to shreds Village of Irvington is Almost Destroyed in Terrific Gale HIGHEST WATER IN 50 YEARS Hundreds of Thousands of Acres Inundated When Il- linois River Breaks Banks BIG GATE Water is Slightly Lower Than Saturday New London Streets Still Flooded Noted Methodist Preacher Will Speak in Lawrence Chapel Tuesday Evening Bishop Charles Burns who is the last speaker in Ih Community Lecture and Artist and who will be at Memorial chapel on Tuesday evening is a keen witty Mr Wilson lives a quiet life and speaker according to Dr ly occasionally is visible to ton people bile around He rides in his automo- the parks almost daily He been attending vaudeville Samuel who knows him sonally Bishop Burns will talk on The of Personality Before his appointment to the Saturday nights and lately has been j bishopric of the middle western taking in the matinees He received I tion of the Methodist church Bishop a remarkable ovation last Wednesday when ho attended a matinee of feld Follies MEN ACTIVE Attention has been focused again Burns occupied some of the largest pulpits and one highest paid in the church Hf was at one time pastor of the church in Minneapolis on tho question of Mr Wilson's health oonlos o Appleton at the because he has seen fit to issue Qf Ulp of Bars Speeder From Using Car For Two Months Mania of automobilists to speed to fires behind the department trucks was given a decided crimp in pal court Monday morning when Judge A M Spencer put the seal of the court on the garage of Eugene 971 for 60 days layman trailed the firp department on late Saturday night at a speed of 25 miles an hour while the trucks were answering an alarm The speedometer on the Black Maria Driver John Kobussen the dence which caused the arrest of man and his appearance in court Judge Spencer ordered the offender to drive his automobile into the garage at his home and leave it there for 60 days Should the machine be used in the meantime a workhouse sentence awaits Lyman publicly with his former secretary Joseph P Tumulty The incident is still tho sensation of the hour with all sorts of explanations being offered in political circles as to the causes of the Wilson letter to a New York paper repudiating tho message con- by Mr Tumulty to a dinner at which former Gov Cox of Ohio made the address Tho feeling between the McAdoo and Cox factions of tho Democratic party is very intense and it was believed hereabouts that tho McAdoo wing of tho party had been in- in persuading Mr Wilson to repudiate the Tumulty message Many of the McAdoo followers have felt that Tumulty might havo assisted them materially by taking sides in the Lectures Artist By United Press 1 for will he entered here in court by tho United against tho bankrupt Lincoln Motor company which brought at a receivers sale recently The government claims the amount asked in the salo was duo them on Bv United Press Incased Wire The negotiations bo Japan and the mont of the Far republic in progress for many days been broken off according to word reaching here A week ago it was firmly believed in official quarters that an agreement had been reached which would drive the war clouds which some ob- servers thought hovering over the Far Hast Saturday n deadlock reached however and word was given out hat i negotiations had ended II understood return of such Japanese troops as havo been withdrawn from Siberia would be the next step Tho negotiations involve Japanese rights to fisheries forestry uid ing concessions and other questions of rights in Siberia HIP BAR TREAT COST KAUKAUNA MAN Carl will testify that a person is not always sure just what one or two swallows from a friend's hip will do At least is going to think twice before taking his next hip be- cause the one ho got Sunday cost him and costs or when Judge A M lined him in municipal court Monday morning for ness One of the sluice gates in at was closed Sunday because hich water below Applet on was do considerable age Tho result is that tho level of tho Fox river bore is about an inch lower on Saturday The lake however still is as high and there is little or no indication that the water will subside soon The rain Sunday nicH was not i sufficient to cause the river to rise II is said most of the water soaked into the ground It is reported that snow in northern Wisconsin is ing rapidly but thorp is no danger of exceedingly high unless there are heavy rains havo receded in New I don and but some of tho I streets still are impassable New don people now aro considering moans of diverting tho Embarrass rivor from its present course in order to eliminate flood clangor in the future By United Press Leased Wire Chicago Storms and floods un- in the last half century swept Illinois and Indiana Monday causing property loss and devastating villages and farms A cyclone during tho night killed seven at Irvington 111 a village of 250 in the Illinois coal mining regions every building in the village was demolished by the storm ing to reports brought out by men The Illinois river reached the est stage in 50 years flooding nearly 200.000 acres of fertile farm lands and intense among ilies driven from their homes Indiana rivers running bank full were further swollen by a cloudburst over the central part of the state Monday HOMES COLLAPSE In every town along the Illinois river families driven from their homes wore camped in tents on high ground Heavy rain and bail storms during the night and today to their discomfort Danger of disease because of insanitary conditions was being fought by physicians and health At every downtown building flooded With their dations undermined by tho swift ning water homes collapsed The water has reached such a high stage that no further efforts arc being made to keep a log on its mad course LEVEES BREAKING protecting valuable farm land were reported breaking all along the course of the river forcing mers to for their lives and taking a heavy loll of damage in livestock and Illinois state officials nt in close touch with the progress of tho flood sending aid and relief to communities in need Tents ding and food supplies were sent to requesting aid Tho Rod Cross and Salvation Army were working in every town hit by the water trying to alleviate the fering RUSS MINISTER DECLINES TO COMPLY WITH SUBPENA tho papers from Washington and was preparing them for filing in court convention fight which culminated in j count of overpaid war contracts the nomination of Gov Cox in Henry Kord purchased tho defunct Tho factionalism in the j company party is so intense that many Tho suit does not him and is era Is of national prominence have against tho Detroit Trust com- spaired of harmony Mr Cox's pany receivers for the es have been so obviously in Earl 1 Davis United States dis- of the major Wilson policies attorney said he had ly the league of nations that I-tr son cannot take sides against him no matter how friendly he might wish to be to tho other factions As for tho McAdoo supports there is no evidence to show they are receiving any direct encouragement from Mr Wilson There is on the contrary every son to believe that for the present at least Mr Wilson is trying o keep hands off and is anxious to have the Democrats of the country know ho is maintaining absolute neutrality This may be one reason why he was over the use made of the ulty message by some of those who interpreted it as friendly to the cal fortunes of James M Cox Mr Wilson is getting better physically but it is doubtful whether he will ever get into the political fray again NEGROES MAY INVADE CHICAGO GOLD COAST Chicago Chicago's exclusive north shore district was Monday over plans to establish a colony for negroes between ston and Niles The colony will bo only a tew blocks from new million dollar high school A real estate com- pany announced it would build 700 homes immediately to be sold exclusively to negroes on a n month payment plan MINISTER AGAIN OUT TO DEFEAT VOLSTEAD By United Press leased Wire Boris Bakhmeteff Russian Monday refused to comply with the of the senate labor committee that pear before it and testify regarding the aliened brutal acts of General Cossack The Russian con- trolled by Kerensky raised the question with the state de- of tic immunity at the same time ting that the ambassador is willing to havo any information in bis sion presented to the committee The state department it was learned will back tion By United Press Leased Wire St Andrew 1 Volstead father of the prohibition enforcement act Monday filed with tho secretary state papers for re- election from the seventh Minnesota congressional district Volstead will again be opposed by Rev O J of Benson Kvale defeated Volstead at tho polls last but was disqualified because of the conviction under the corrupt practices act CHICAGO WHITE SOX IS WISCONSIN CORPORATION By United Press Leased Wiro Madison Charles Comiskey of Chicago is going into the baseball business on a bigger scale Comiskey notified Secretary of State Elmer S HaHl that the Chicago White Sox capitalized under Wisconsin laws nt under his aame was to be increased to a capital of Hall filed the incorporation papers ias per request If I Wanted If I wanted a certain sum of money in a hurry say ten teen or twenty dollars 1 would turn merchant for a while and scH something for that amount Every attic holds some ar- ticle no longer wanted that is worth good money to dy Maybe a trunk an old desk clothes a set of ing instruments or most thing I would look around to see what I had that I could sell Then I would find a buyer with a Want Ad It would be easy quick jind economical Because someone always wants what another is willing to pay for it I wouldn't have any trouble picking up extra cash from time to time with cent Want Ads at my dis- DAILY aro dead missing and thirty injured lowing a cyclone which wiped Irvington Til Monday cording to reports reaching here over badly crippled wires Tho storm struck with a mad rush i of wind and a downpour of rain shortly before 3 a in while the lage six miles south of here was sleeping There was a crashing of timbers screaming of those caught in tho OL homes and the ing of tho frightened as the storm swept over Tho fury of storm lasted but a few minutes Rain continued falling hindering tho relief work and the homeless Shelters were quickly built to care of the en and children SKARCH FOR SURVIVORS With tho coming of dawn ors began searching the wreckage for the missing Two daughters of Valentine ter Martha S and Levina 15 were swept away by the gale Tho crushed body of one was reported recovered a mile from her homo while the other not boon found Farmhouses in surrounding tory were wrecked Repots said a farmer named Winegardner was killed Tho home an orphanage maintained by the Baptist church at Irvington was unharmed whila all buildings including tho Illinois Central station were blown to pieces Relief was started from Centralia and other surrounding towns over roads which wore nearly iMpassable church between lia and Irvington and many persons in farm districts by RIVER IS RISING St flooded Mississippi river continued to mount slowly day At S a m the surging waters reached a flood stage of 32.7 feet here a rise of overnight tial rains last night and continuation of the downpour Monday indicated the rise would continue With thousands of of ing land already under water dents Monday prepared to movo their belongings to still higher ground FARMER KILLED WHEN DRAGGED BY MAD COW Miller Waterford farmer was killed Sunday afternoon when a mad cow him nearly a mile when he was to re- lease himself from a rono with which he was leading the animal man had tied the ropo around bis waist
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