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Appleton Post-Crescent (Newspaper) - December 27, 1924, Appleton, Wisconsin THE WEATHER Fair and colder ing over Sunday CITY EDITION SIXTEEN PAGES tHE DAILY POST ESTABLISHED 1883 EVENING CRESCENT ESTABLISHED 1890 PRICE THREE CENTS APPLETON WISCONSIN SATURDAY DECEMBER 27 1924 FIVE O'CLOCK FULL LEASED WIRE SERVICE OF THH ASSOCIATED PRESS Mercury Hits Snow Fails to Materialize cording to Forecast but Cold Arrives DROPS TO 15 BELOW ZERO Wisconsin Will Be in Winter's Iciest Grip by Sunday Is Outlook While It appeared Friday that and vicinity was due to have a respite from the bitter cold that characterized the last ten days it wag only a case of Old Man Winter Ing up to get a better start Tie came back to the community filled with because the thermometer had climbed to 24 degrees above zero and gave the mercury violent push that it sank 39 degrees overnight registering 15 below early Saturday morning Predictions of Friday were correct so far as return of cold weather was concerned but ths snowstorm which was promised failed to materialize There will be littlo relief as long as December lasts Sunday's prediction fair and continued cold and the outlook for next week is cold Monday with rising temperature day and Wednesday and then a return to cold Snow probably will oay or Wednesday The high mark for re was at S o'clock Friday the thermometer stood ft 24 degrees above By early morning there had been a drop to 15 below Schlafer Hardware Co showed 11 below at Saturday and 8 below at noon Milwaukee Wisconsin will be in the grip of the coldest wave of the season by Sunday according to W P Stewart here who predicts a low temperature for waukee of 32 degrees below the zero mark The high pressure area which bare- ly showed on weather charts Friday lias moved unusual 2.000 miles in 24 hours Mr Stewart said ft was six below at at 9 Saturday a drop of 25 degrees since 1 o'clock Friday night Iso relief is expected until Tuesday according to the forecaster He said the mercury probably would not rise above the zero mark Sunday and only for a brief time Monday Reports from the north and west were that the cold wave already had a large portion of the state in its icy grip at 7 A M Twenty eight below was reported at Superior IS below nt Hudson and Wausau below at La Cross and 10 below at Green Bay Chicago Another cold wave the third of a series was driving from western Cnada into ihp Rocky tain states Saturday with forecasts that it would spread zero and sub-zero temperatures into the middlewest by Saturday night The middle west just had breathed a sigh of relief as the thermometer readings got into double figures above as the cold wave of the last few drove eastward with diminished energy when the reports of the re- onslaught were received Seventeen deaths followed in the of the Christmas cold a wide check indicated four in Illinois three in Ohio three in Colorado two In Oregon and one each in California Texas Utah Montana and New sey the near northwest tho effects of the now cold spell were felt early Saturday a strong wind adding to the Intense cold Below zero lures wore prevalent in Minnesota Wisconsin and and South kota It was ten below in St early Saturday Frand Forks N IX had 33 below late Friday night go had 12 below At Kau Claire 11 was six below Nevada continued to lay claim to the United States cold record Halleck reporting GO degrees below zero Friday night and Deeth reporting 69 Youth Tells Court Wife of State Senator Manifested Angry Disposition by accident at Cudahy Friday night finding a tim in Harold 21 Milwaukee revealed his secret romance riago to Mildred Priebe here was killed when an bile driven by A C with ho was rifling collided with a stalled truck at Cudahy city limits Tho girl and were married last August but the man's parents of ference of religious beliefs agreement as to the amount of the legal fee which the families of Nathan I- Leopold Jr and slayers of Robert Franks will pay attorneys for savins the boys from the gallows has been reached it was learned Friday The amount it was said will not be announced until Jan 6 when Clarence Harrow chief of defense counsel returns from Colorado At the time of the trial when Mr row a retainer he said that he would not accept any further fee until the Chicago Bar association should the amount Officials of tho bar association no such request has been made of the organization Judge A B Anderson Slated for District Embracing Wisconsin By Associated Press Green Bay Following the an- of counsel Friday after- noon that all testimony in the trial of Mrs Elizabeth Kelly suit for divorce against State ator John E Cashman was in the case was adjourned until Jan 2 at which time Attorney Minahan will file an answer to the motion which made John Tl Cashman Jr a with his father The arguments before Judge V Werner who is presiding at the trial are expected to begin at that time The testimony of Cashman Jr who was made a parly to tho case on the ground that an farm and a mortgage were deeded to him three days before his father's marriage to the plaintiff in which he corroborated the previous mony of the principals closed the side of the defense Counsel for the plaintiff closed his case three days ago The youth under questioning stated that he had never heard his father curse Mrs Cashman or that he had at any lime seen him strike her He also declared his stepmother manifested an angry disposition ward him on several occasions 1 returned home ill one he said in relating one of the and my father asked her to take my temperature She refused and then he put a thermometer in my mouth whereupon Mrs Cashman became angry and broke it SOLAR ECLIPSE PATH BEGINS IN MINNESOTA AT SUNRISE ON JAN 24 path of the solar eclipse of Jan 24 will at rise in Minnesota near TJed and will end at near the Shetland islands according to dia- grams prepared by Prof Edwin B Frost and O- VanBiesbroeck astronomers of the University of Chicago The central line of the from Red Lake passes across the upper peninsula of Michigan over across Michigan from Bellaire and Au Sable point After crossing Lake Huron it enters On- tario passing nearly through Stratford and Hamilton to lo Thence the line extends across thickly populated region of Fork and Connecticut to ven Tha shadow there leaves the land and sweeps across the tic until It ends Searchers Recover Fourteen Dead and Many Victims Face Blindness Council of Ambassadors Will Present Solid Front in Pre- Mote By Press Coo Hdpe has virtually final deci- sions on appointments In five federal some of which have pre- sented problems of flection and si cession that have been under for more than a Final still are be made by the department of justice in eral of the cases but nominations covering the appointments will ba sont to the shortly after the Christmas recess in the as now tually determined upon are Federal District Judge Charles H Moorman of Kentucky to be judge of the court of Appeals for the Sixth em- bracing Tennessee Kentucky and Michigan Federal District Judge A B Anderson of Indiana is slated for appointment to the court of peals for the Seventh circuit ing Indiana Wisconsin and Illinois and Robert C of to succeed him on the federal bench for tho Indiana district The other district judge selections now plated arc Charles of Louisville for the Western district oC Kentucky succeeding man and Israel M Foster of Athens for tho Southern Ohio district to succeed John 13 er who retires Associated Press uI young roen were under hero Saturday in connection with a series of burglaries in thls city early in ember They are being held under a blanket rant while Detective K P Cunning ham of Madison and officials chock up a list of articles stolen from tho general stores of Everett ly and Ant en and I ho ware and implement store of O R lames Tho two under arrest arc Clifford Miller and loo both 20 years old of Center DESERTS ONE OF THREE WIVES 2 YEARS Charles man recently arrested in Xew York after it was shown that ho had three wives guilty to a of abandoning one of his here Saturday morning andj was o t term of I wo yours j In tho state prison at IDENTIFY WOMAN AMNESIA VICTIM IN MINNEAPOLIS A woman who was Hy Associated Press taken to a hospital for observation Friday after being found in n town hold suffering front amnesia was identified Saturday an Mrs of Superior Mrs told hotel that she intended to for bpr who was lo join her but could no information herself when by police MAN HELD AT EAU CLAIRE CONFESSES 3 ROBBERIES Kaii Simon Kid Hums of who wnn hero for creating a disturbance has confessed police said Friday to bree i com- mitted in St Paul Minn Discovery of several watches and other on M it aroused suspicions of police allege found of stolen property at tho home here Hold Husband Who Let Woman Lie in Ditch After mas Dinner By Associated Press held in the county jail authorities do not believe they have a case against John Kachinsky who left his wife lying in the Know on a roadside near their home at Carney where she was found to death after a mas eve dinner party at the home of Mr nnd Airs Peter Gulanski about one and ono half miles from the Kachinsky farm According to he and his wife went to the Gulanski home for a holiday supper Moonshine he said was partaken of freely and when tho couple started homeward each found il difficult to make their way in thp subzero weather Finally his wife was unable to walk farther and lay down in the snow The band on the other hand proceeded on to get a conveyance to take her borne nnd he declared upon his return she was dead was held Saturday morning and her band in custody of the sheriff was lowed to attend Displaying no sign of outward emotion he threw a ful of in the grave after her ket was lowered Kachinsky will be held without pending the inquest to bo held next Tuesday bandits all with revolvers terrorized about 25 env of thp Plate Co Saturday apparently in search of payroll money hut found nothing of value Tho payroll was locked iu the safe Two of tho intruders herded the men and women employes and kept hem under whilo their two companions searched tho promises Andrew a porter ordered to back up against a wall and ho backing until hn hacked through an entrance to the and fled warning the who summoned the police The invaders escaped a few minutes before the police came KU HELP FIGHT PAROCHIAL SCHOOL FIRE Wisconsin among Iho scores of people who volunteered to fi id fighters In their futile attempt to check the flames which destroyed tho SS and parochial school were eighteen of tbi Klux It was learned today Tho firo red while tho was 1 below and two of tho klan were to bo the persons lo offer their stance lo I bo The school was valued at J allied council of Saturday agreed upon the terms of a letter to Germany an- nouncing that the Cologne area will not be evacuated on Jan 10 This was the date stipulated for the ation in the treaty of Versailles vided Germany had fulfilled her gations under the treaty The text of the letter probably will not be published until it has had time to reach Berlin The note will be presented by the five allied ambassadors in simultaneously it is stated the allies thus presenting a solid front to many Although the outlines of the note I were- somt so it was that tlv ambassadors would not sign it next when they will hold another sion The fact that the phrasing is seen to require so much time IF taken to mean that Germany will be given reasons why the evacuation is to b postponed instead oC merely the blunt announcement of the allied decision to remain in the Cologne bridgehead By Associated Press Saltville Ya With fourteen j bodies now recovered search of the I muck lime deposit overspread a score of acres in the 1 folston river valley near here continued to account for persons still after the disastrous dam break of Christmas eve More than 200 men kept up the search Saturday while com- j plans for burial of its dead of ihp army of searchers are employees of the Alkali works the plant at which the dam break occurred to release a great wall of water and mud on the little settlement of workers be- low Six bodies recovered in Friday's search the total of known dead to II and it believed the final death list would reach more than a score It appeared there were some bodies buried under the deposit of lime refuse that might never be recovered in addition to the body burns from which most of the more than twenty injured are suffering as a result of lime iu the a number received injuries to the eyes that threaten blindness in several cases FIREMEN FIGHT LOWE CRUSADER RAIDS BLAZE IN HOTEL NEAR i By Associated Press I fireman in the hospital with feet others ly frostbitten and a Inss estimated at around are some of re- I suits of firo of mined origin at tho local plant of John Morrell and Co meat packers which is be- ing fought by practically every piece of fire apparatus in the city Kenosha John M Scholey known as the lone crusader raided the Plate hotel the largest of the resorts along the Sheridan load of Kenosha at noon Saturday ing some 25 barrels of mash several cases of whiskey and a still The place has been regarded as one of I he most flourishing places near Kenosha States Attorney Awaits Arrival of Chief Heir to Continue Probe SEEK CAUSE OF DEATH Final Data on Recent Furnish Much Food Thought to Politicians Coast Guard Crew Hopeful De- spite Continuance of Heavy Seas Congressional Committee in Consideration of Vetoed By Press a still was running day morning the Suites oast Guard crew here to release Pere Xo 19 when tug from Milwaukee reaches this port The big carrier which went ashore north of the harbor entrance swung around broadside to the shore during the and about ten feet of ice lias packed against the offshore side of the vessel F 1 Johson assistant tendent of the guard station here who went aboard said day morning that it was in no im- mediate danger and that little wiis anticipated in I the ferry with the arrival of the tug n I from Milwaukee The in command of Captain F Johnson carriers a crew of men and has Grand Trunk freight cars The ferry was to kee when the heavy swung her out of the channel and hard aground B joint con- gressional committee proceeded with its schedule of hearings on tho administration postal rate in- crease hill with a to their con- In time to permit final study and report of the measure the senate early next week spokesmen of other publishing in ing lit proposed increase in second flasks mail rates at the hearings day contending that in of their ns a war measure in thoro mvo should bo an adjustment downward instead of upward They also protested against what ns a too speedy consideration of tho rate mining that it would result in unfair adjustments and dis- arm of tho postal service BELIEVE THIRTEEN LOST WITH NORWEGIAN VESSEL TO I B 3 C 5 31 la n j Si L-a i 1 i Millionaire Seeks Divorce on Ground That Wife Is Part Negro Christ Norwegian ship is reported to have foundered north of of tho crew were rescued but others are believed to have been By Associated N Y Supreme Saturday awarded a month alimony to Alice Jones pending rial uC the annulment suit brought by her husband Leonard Kip la after their marriage last October who is wealthy in his own right and also is the heir to millions tint his wife is part Negro and that she represented herself ns whito wore married Mrs was awarded 000 counsel fees Associated Press McCoy one limo dandy of the prize ring a no verdict day after putting up a light for bis against a charge of Mrs Afore his last lover A jury was given the onso nt noon day for a verdict The jurors retired Friday night in a six to six deadlock Tho jury resumed deliberations day morning in the hope that a fresh viewpoint of liio might be taken and n decision reached which would tell how the Kid's remaining days shall bo numbered they up for tho night the jurors told they were divided six to six on the tion of tho defendant's guilt or when last ballot taken this a n nou wan made had just finished listening to transcript of testimony given I bo trial by Mrs Jennie sister who told I ho grand jury which indicted him that her brother bad ho was afraid I killed I hut woman but who unable when culled to the stand during 1 he trinI to remember exactly what had said or what she told the grand jury If tiie reading of this testimony and the settling of the jurors an to whether witnesses had told of alleged suicide threats made by Airs Mora had any effect on the jury It wan not apparent to observers McCoy It was brought out v hen the suicide question was raised the only witness who tukl of such suicide threats BY 1324 by Pnb Co Washington D politicians haven't finished studying the official of the presidential election just compiled and the chances are will not finish for months to come For thp final data presents much food for thought and cannot hue have n significant effect on the plans of Independents to form a manent third party organization Notwithstanding tho great popular ity of Theodore Roosevelt he did not in 1912 poll as many votes as did in but allowance must he for t he fact that did j not vote 1 years ago The difference j nevertheless was about i In favor of Follette In spite of received only votes Colonel Roosevelt received 85 l-a was third in the popular vote ns well as in the electoral vote Roosevelt ran second in both electoral and popular vote OIJD Thp most important inference is that an independent of the type of and an even more radical individual like Senator doesn't in capturing a ity but simply splits one of the two old In 1912 the Democrats by the Republican break In the had the ad- of a split iin the Democratic pa rty Mr Wilson In 1912 unable however to poll a majority of the popular vote while Mr in rolling up n majority over both his opponents of more than 500.000 votes and of course in the electoral college bad a substantial majority Under the circumstances ihp ipm of HIP Progressives nnd pendents is to find a way not only to the nnd Davis totals but to win back from the Re- publican ranks the millions or voters who strayed from the fold of a f tho radicals i sin of or that thp election would be thrown into the of representatives for decision nnd that business would suffer because of the of TASK is To combine HIP Toilette and I Davis totals is easier said than done very reasons which drove Democrats luto Republican ranks servo to hold them there il the simply nominated a of candidate and them is no j piling how more would have I gone thp party if a like John Davis had not been the Tct if tho con- of the democratic iy doesn't do lo win the votes the people who ported tho party will not bo won cither the or Democratic nominees but will stay in nn independent group if a man of prestige happens to bo and a serious effort Is mafic maintain n third party Tho point about thp figures is Hint the conservatives rule ihn fortunes of thp Crnled Slates in his era The vote this year wan which conservatism The vote of was in large part too The radicals j had only out of n total of which for tho conservatives to j Inability to Finish Graves I Final Burials to Saturday Ry Associated Press of Switch little farming settlement of here Saturday continued sad work of their dead and by nightfall the last of the 35 victims who perished in the fire which wrecked the school house during a Christmas eve entertainment will Slave been laid to rest in the little snow-covered cemetery Fight bodies were burled Friday following o memorial service at the 1 in ministers from all denominations took part j Stores closed while all Kobart turned out to pay tribute to the dead Plans for burying the other victims Friday were held up because of in- ability to get the graves finished They were to lie buried Saturday as KOOII as the graves were prepared I Twenty are to be placed in largo grave the others to be in- separately at the request of heir families Xo services were I tiie services Friday sufficing for all Mrs J P 55 died from burns Friday night Tier death brought the fatality total to 33 Shepherd Sought Information on Typhoid Bacteria tist Says of D Shepherd and heir oC William whose death at- to typhoid occured three weeks at the Shepherd home will be undertaken by states attorney mediately after Shepherd's arrival Saturday from N M He will be questioned particularly regarding statements of Ff T gan of Battle Creek Mich formerly in charge of clinical routine of the Illinois research laboratories here told of visits in 1919 to the laboratory of a Mr Shepherd who expressed In- terest in bacteria cultures and dis- cussed typhoid germs with him GERMS The autopsy over the exhumed body of McClintock disclosed the presence of typhoid germs hut has not mined the cause of death according to coroner Oscar Wolff to Chicago Friday Shepherd lit Kansas City declared ha had never seen a typhoid germ in my life He said he had gone to the tory for treatments after an operation The entire investigation he said re- from efforts of distant relatives of In Kansas to have the will discredited because they had not been included in the bequests statement was made public hy assistant states at- torney at the same that the office announced it investigating all possibilities of case not excluding that of typhoid inoculation and improper feeding of the patient to hasten or aggravate his Illness Examination of Stolp who signed the death certificate ing typhoid as the cause cf death had failed to elicit nny confirmation of these possibilities Savage assistant states ney said Dr Stolp disclosed ever the prosecutor said that when he was first called In on 23 Clintock seemed to be suffering from an affection of the and and while he seemed very 111 showed no symptoms of typhoid fever until a few days later Robert H Stoll law partner of Shepherd Friday submitted several letters from young McClintock to Mr and Mrs Shepherd in which he ad- dressed them in affectionate terms and called himself their son His last words before his death were an ex- pression of love to Mrs whom he called mother the at- torney said chemists said It would take two or three more days to com- plete the analysis of the necropsy and determine the exact cause of death Ry Associated Press CHy Mo A four story i building housing a plumbing supply j house here Saturday ing an explosion First reports did not Indicate whether anyone was killed or injured Tho explosion reported to have occurred when a employe lighted a match a gasoline tank The Negro It la believed may be In the ruins of the building Only 1 or four persons were in the building at the timo of Ihp it was said The plumbing company was operated hv T and Son CAN'T DEFAULT PUBLIC RAILWAY BOARD ASSERTS TV Associated Press out- look for the week according to of the of agriculture is as Cold Monday with rising ture and Wednesday Colder latter part Fair and or Tuesday or cloudiness latter ixu t of week probably wit local snowstorms Ry Associated Press The power or of railroads to default but the roas of court but o cou they cannot iho public the other parly in wage nnd working conditions disputes it is ar- by he railroad labor board In a brief submitted Saturday ed States District court here Tho i in connection with a of tho hoard J who to ib board and lo in a the Brotherhood of Hvo and and ibe of western railways KILLED WHEW POWDER CARGO EXPLODES hundred casualties wore reported when a powder carno aboard a ship in tho harbor 01 Otaru no business conlor of be Hokkaido Island which forms ROYAL MAIL STEAMSHIP SENDS S 0 S WIRELESS i tod bound South for South i was in i part of Japan A j islands and in need of lire resulted from tho plosion according to reports received hero Two tu Tickled Pink as the saying It was indeed and owner of ih in tile when a 1 it very AD MAC JCT Law renc St Wed pi call I'M Hrill 1 i u v Tel will note i conta tho resultant shades The of i lost lt Witli 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