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   Daily Globe (Newspaper) - January 20, 1926, Ironwood, Michigan                                IT OOE8NT MATTER MUCH WHETHER A MAN REMAINS A CHEL7R 1 GETS M ,THER CASE HE IS APT TO REGRl f IT. IRONWOOD DAILY GLOBE WHEN ONE! WOMAN WANTS TO 8 AY SOME. THING MEAN OF ANOT. HER SHE ALWAYS AL- LUDES TO HEK AS "THAT WOMAN." VOLUME 7, NUMBER 51. ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE IRONWOOD, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY EVENING, JANUARY 10 PAGES SINGLE COPY 6 CENTS NOT DECIDED ON Wisconsin Republicans Make No Plans to Hold a State- Wide Meeting. 0 N E MEMBER RESIGNS Othkoth, Wit., Jan. ther Wisconsin Republicans will hold state-wide convention to nominate candidates for state offices and draft platform for tho ensuing political campaign wan a question not decided Tuesday In the meeting of the state committee of the party, al- though the matter wan freely dis- cussed by members and party leaders Called Into conference with them. George S. Meredith, Milwaukee, ft member of the executive committee, resigned, claiming that the organiza- tion was too "dry" nnd linked up with too many "dry" candidates. He also is vice president of the Hamilton nlub, Milwaukee. His place has not been filled. Vote Will Split. Meredith and other party leaders believe that while prohibition senti- ment may not be an Issue In the corn- lag campaign, the vote will split along "wet and dry" llnea. There Is consid- erable "wet" sentiment In Wisconsin, these leaders say and the Influence cf the wet vote will be a factor that be felt In the elections next year. An outstanding development of the conference was the preparod realisa- tion of W. J. Campbell, chairman of the committee which although In- tinded for committee action with- hold for the time pending fuither con- bukatlon with party members. Mr. Campbell admitted having had the resignation ready to offer, but his friends persuaded him from offciin? it at this time. It is believed that the nttt-x will be nride a matter of com- irHtt-e business in February whon committee Is exptcted to again. Wide Difference of Opinion. Wide cllffeiinue of upuili'n cn the question of convention maikefl the meeting Many persons present orod the plan of keeping the present Organization intact and leaned toward the holding of another conference for the selection of candidates. Other 1i aders while favoring an organisa- tion, illcl not hesitate to say they were ('gainst the Charles B. J'errv, Republican candidate fur gov- cnioi Cavored both the orguiilztttion timi the while TViltlam A. 'I 11us, his Republican rival for the n.imo position, expressed blr.isi If In Iivor of tho organization but -noulU run roifmient on the matter of a con- tention. Mv 1'ci-ry declared ha believed in tlio organization and favored a crn- that would wclect it of canilld.il.ps for state office, evsn though Huoh selection would eliminate candidates already In the 1'Jclcl. number Republicans proscnt vore against continuing the organl- y.itlon and tho plan. A fui 1her discussion by the cnmm'Uto on plan of action ia scheduled for DETECTIVES SEEK BOY; BELIEVE HEJS KIDNAPED Chicago, Jan. a Kid- jvipliiflf al.irm had hern given the po- lice when jear old William Rleg'.r of II. W. Rleger, president of tho International Foreign Trade service hud been missing all day yesterday die boy returned home at i a. m with 1m foet blistered Tho boy said he and another lad had "ualkecl around all day seeing chows." Chicago, Jan. today suught Billy, 6-year-old son of JI. W. Rioter, president of a foreign li.ide service, in the belief that he V.H8 kidnaped vhen he vanished eirly A description of the lad was radiocast Tuesday night. T lie father said he was not wealthy and had no enemies. LARGEST COLLECTION OF STATE TAXES REPORTED Lansing, MicTs Jan. Tho JaiKest (olleelinu of taxes up to tl'o inluilli) of January in the lustoiy cf the stato reported to the ad- ministrative board by O. B. Fuller, Tueedny. The state requires coimtlf, to t'-nnsmit all col- lections up tu J.iunary 15, as the first payment tc the state. This year more than fS S6S.OOO -M.as received, in- cluding trom Wayne coun- ty Only a few counties failed to remit They included Berrlen, Mar- quette, Oratlot. Lenawee, Snglnaw, St. Clalr, St. Joseph, Lake and On- tonagon. Thi. total state tax to Co'leetO'i this year ij NEW YORK CITY'S COAL SHORTAGE IS SERIOUS New York, Jan. York s coal shoiLage situation reached Ions stag'e today when uw housing 1377 patients, was ur.nl ki to Kst coal and the institution Question of Discrimination of Prices Is Misunderstood Wathington, Jan. Walker, in charge ot the federal trade Investigation into the Aluminum Company of America, told a Senate committee today that the de- partment of justice, inquiring mtp the same case, apparently had not fully understood the question of price discrimination involved. The committee Is seeking "informa- tion whether the justice department diligently followed up the case against the company, in which Secretary Mel- lon is a stockholder. Walker corroborated the testimony of other witnesses that the trade com- mission did not promise to keep con- INSUISTIIY Chicago Murderer is Taken by Department of Justice Agents. St. Louit, Mo., Jan. Durkin, Chicago murderer, sought in a nation-wide search, was arrested by department of Justice agents here to- day upon his arrival from Ban An- tonio. Durkin admitted his identity. Two revolvers were found in hia train drawing room. He was accompanied by a woman. Durkin, who is wanted for the mur- der ot a department of justice oper- ative, a policeman and a civilian, was overpowered before he could make use of his revolvers. His identity was made virtually certain by comparison with photographs and descriptions. The woman arrested with him, an attractive blonde, at first said she was Miss Irma Sullivan. 18, of Cor- nell, 111., but later said she had mar- ried Durkin in East St Louis two weeks ago, Durkin giving ths name of The tip that resulted in Durkln's arrest originated In San Francisco from which Durkin departed In a. stolen automobile. The car was trailed to San Anton- io. Then word came that Durkin nnd a woman friond engaged a draw- Ing room on a Missouri-Kansas-Texas train to St. Louis. Durkin, after admitting1 his Identi- ty, declared: "I would have shot it out with you if you gave me a chance, but >ou got me too quick." Bloomington, III.; Jan. Sullivan, arrested with Martin Dur- kin, hi the daughter of Bert Sullivan, a blacksmith at Cornell, III., accord- ing to friends here. ARREST GARAGE MAN WHO IS ABOARD TRAIN Charge Him with Complicity in Mail Sack Robbery. Belmont, Wis., Jan. Hoth, a garage owner at Calomlno, Wis, was arrested aboard a train here Tuesday by the county sheriff and positai men, charged with compli- city in connection v, 1th the robbery nf several sacks of registered mall from the railroad station here at Christ- mas time. Roth, who protested his innocence, is belne held, and will be questioned on several questions authorities be'lcve he can clear. WOOD RIM COMPANY IS TO BE LOCATED AT ALMA Alma, Mich., Jan. plant ot the American Wood Kim company, badly damaged by fire at Onaway last Thursday will locate in Alma It was announced Tuesday. Plant three of the- Republic Motors company has beer purchased and is expected to be In operation within four weeks. The American Wood Flrn company is the largest manufacturer of steer- ing wheels in the Unted States and makes about three-fourtl s of the wheels manufactured in ths United States. Nearly nil of the bicycle rims niaele in this country also are produced by this company. NEARLY COMPLETED New York, Jan. Even- ing Telegram says today that nego- tiations are nearly completed _ for a weight championship 'match between Jack Dempsey and Gene Tunney in July at Boyles 30 acres, the Jersey City arena controlled by Tex Rlckard. Hamburg, Pa., Jan. nistr.ition measures for control of unthr.icito mining now before the legislature were virtu- ally klliccl by the house committee on mines and mining; today. Tl'.e c omnntlw voted to "postpone li.i eflirtelv action on the bill to make anthracite a public utility and to report with a "negative recom- mendation" Uiit providing for state compacts. BYRNES RINK ELIMINATED St. Paul, Minn., Jan. I> K turnes rink of Superior was from the Minneapolis Curl- Ing club event In one tho first todav In the Northwestern iinu.il bonspiot here. HMnoa fell before Drake Lightncr. St. I'.i'il 13 nnd 3. Your "A-B-C's" are the Basis of All That You Know The thousands of words that you are the only medium through which >ou can acquire in- owe their being to twenty-six little letteis in the al- phabet. As soon as a child learns his A-B-O's there seems no limit to the amount of know ledge he may ac- quire through, study. And it's a grreat denl the- same the Classified Ads in The Dnily Globe Classified Section! Thousands of opportunities are presented through no other medium except the Classified Section. And theie seems to be no limit to the amount of opportunity information may be acquired by studying this section daily. It would tnke a space the exact size of the classified section to list all the opportunities It contains, because every ad in it is an oppor- tunity for somebody. Study your opportunity-lesson daily: fldenttal the evidence it secured from the company. Senator Walsh asked Mr. Walker how long It would take him "to deter- mine upon the basis of your lyhether the Aluminum company had violated decrees of the tederal court. "A few Walker repl'ed. He said a comprehensive Investiga- tion, such' as the justice department undertook last January, could have been completed within three or four months. W. H. S. Stevens, an economist with the commission, estimated eight weeks would be time enough for an investigation based on the commis- sion's report. Mary E. Sterling French Died Jan. 6 and Left Consid- erable Money. Chicago, Jan, a score ot years, JIary E. Sterling French, aged recluse, lived In the attic of her boarded-up and tumbledown house on Park Ridge, a suburb, where residents told stories of seeing a ghost, clad as a bride, moving about with a lighted candle. She left and entered by a ladder, drawing it up after her. She died Jan. 6. leaving three wills of clashing provisions, safety deposit boxes in which In securities have been found, tax receipts for property In Massachusetts and papers Indicating she may have possessed a fortune. Police Will Investigate, Weirdest of her legacies were two grave-like mounds, each marked with a stick with a teacup over the end, in the hack yard. The police will dig into these, hoping to find something to shed light on the disappearance of her husband 19 years ago. It was after he left that she had the iiouse, in which she lived years, boarded up. The rooms downstairs were left exactly as thev had been 20 years ago. The etory of Mrs. French, long the mystery of Park Ridge, was told, as far as he knew it, by Bid- ward Oetronski, an attorney, and printed in a copyrighted story in the Hwald and Examiner today. Ostronskl appeared the day Mrs. French died at the home of John Dahlman, a neighbor, and announced that Ire was the executor of the es- tatiO. The body was whisked away to an undertakers in Chicago. in Stocks. A petition and Inventory fixed the value, of the estate at but inheritance tax officers, with Os- tronskl, found Liberty bonds and stocks valued at In a Chicago bank. Ostronskl said Mrs. French asked him to draw up a will for her last Dec. 22. But when the safety deposit box was opened, two others were found, one drawn In 1887. They willed the estate to Mary B. French, who, the police said, was Mrs. French's foster mother who died fourteen years ago. An explanation ot tho ghost which frightened people away from the house, Ostronski said he found in a dressmaker's form on the second floor. A dress was draped about it and a bunch of white cloth formed a head. Mrs. French would set it on a chair near a window and place a light be- side it, he explained. LIFE IS SLOWLY EYfllNG FROM CARDINAL MERCIER Brussels, Jan. life slowly ebbing and calmly awaiting ths end, Cardinal Mercier still re- tains the spirit to do which gave him world-wide fame when the Germans invaded Belgium and throughout the World war. The aged prelate Is seeking to bring about a union of the Roman and Anglican churches, a tnsk he has been engaged in 'and praying for since the end of the war. Yesterday despite the contrary desires ot his, physicians, the cardinal discussed during a goodly portion of the after- noon with Abbe Portal, a missionary priest of Paris, the prospects for the success of the union. When awake the primate either is in deep reflec- tion or in prayer. Yesterday, the Mother Superior of the hospital of- feied the patient a cup of bouillon. Smilingly the cardinal thanked her but declined to accept, saying he flrst must finish saying his rosary. The cardinal passed a. good night and his genera] condition this morning was unchanged. The physicians and members of his en- tourage again expressed astonishment at the stout resistance the aged pre- late is offering to his illl'.ess. Throughout Belgium masse? are be- ing said frequently and prayers of- fered that he may he restored to health. Dr. Hans Luther Will Head New Reichstag Govern- ment as Chancellor. INSTRUCTOR AT NORMAL DIES OF HEART DISEASE Stevens Point, Jan, Prof. William A. Clark, 58, instruc- tor at the Stevens Point Normal school, died In his class room here Tuesday. Heart disease was given as the cause of death, which occurred during a class hour. He was graduated from the Uni- versity of Wisconsin and the River Falls Normal school, and was form- erly an instructor in educational in- stitutions at Eau Claire. NEWSPAPERMAN DIES Milwaukee, Wis., Jan. ace M. Clark, 39, Milwaukee news- paperman nnd former staff writer for the Associated Press at Milwau- kee and Green Bay, died early today at his home here following a stroke of paralysis. Two weeks ago he wa' stricken with pneumonia EXHIBITIONS MUST STOP Berlin, Jan. preference to a dictatorship threatened by Pres- ident von the leaders of the parties in the Reichstag have formed a cabinet. Dr. Hans Luther again will head the new government as chancellor with Gustav Stresemann holding his old portfolio of foreign minister. The former Luther ministry resigned early last month after the signing of the Locarno pacts in London, efforts to form a new cabinet had been under way since then. Warns Reichstag Leaden. Von Hmdenbunr summoned a dozen Helchstag leaders to the executive mansion yesterday and told them that partisan chlckanery and political barter must cease. He intimated plainly that the situation required either the setting up of a dictator- ship of the formation of a parliamen- tary government. "These sorry exhibitions of peren- nial government crisis must cease, as the condition of the Fatherland more than ever demands constructive he told them. Three hours after the political leaders had retired from the resi- dence of the president, Dr. Luther made public the personnel ot a cab- inet which will be put before the Reichstag tomorrow. 3 Former Premiers. It includes three former premiers, Luther, Stresemann and Dr. Wllhelm Marx, who holds the Justice port- folio. In President von Hindenburg's first encounter with practical politics, he is declared by one of the parliamen- tarians present at the conference in the German white house u> have "talked to us like a Dutch uncle." The new ministry will confront a hostile Reichstag, BS it commands only 171 of the 493 votes. It Is con- sidered therefore that it will alter- nately seek the indulgence of the powerful German nationalists and socialist groups. It will pledge it- self to strict fulfillment of Germany's obligations as laid down in the Dawes plan and adhesion to tho for- eign policies prescribed in the Lo- carno treaties. CITIES AND VILLAGES FORM DEFINITE PLAN Will Get Information and Data on Sewage Disposal. Lansing, Mich., Jan. and villages on the Grand river Tues- day anticipated the state's expected ultimatum that they make plans for abating the pollution of the stream, by adopting a voluntary resolution pledging them to "clean up." The resolution, submitted by Fred of Ionia, read as follows: "The cities and villages here rep- resented pledge themselves to secure within the ensuing six months the information and data necessary to the formation of a definite plan of sew- age disposal. Reports of ths same to be made to the elate health and conservation depaitments. Fourteen towns were represented at the second of the series of hearings being held by the health and conser- vation departments in an effort to halt municipal pollution of Michigan lakes and streams. They included Ionia, Grand Haven, Lansing, East Lansing, Portland, Belding and Grand Ledge. Grand Rapids was repre- sented in a passive position. Wal- ter H. Speri y, service director, and George H. Gruenhauer, city commis- sioner, intimated that although Grand Rapids has surmounted its difficulties and made possible a dls- posn! plant tho city is anxious to sec other municipalities fall in line and help clean up the stream. f Fred Grorgo, of Grand Rapids, represent- ing the Izaak Walton League, stated Bhat Grand Rapids, while anxious to end pollution in the Grand river, re- alizes that It tako him time to in- stall disposal plants and only insists that the cities and villages make'a start and show a disposition to go through with their proposals as rap- idly as possible. ITS War Department Does Not Want Co-Equal Status for Three Divisions. SHOULD BE S E P ARATE Washington, Jan. war department today officially reiterated lor the third time within a year its opposition to tho proposal to give the airplane co-equal status with land and sea armaments. Secretary Davis, appearing before the House military committee, sum- med1 up the position of the department on the question thus: "Our answer Is NO." Civet Views. Called to give his own and the de- partment's view on a bill to create a department of national defense, the secretary said he agreed with the findings of the President's air board and quoted the following paragraph from Its report: "We do not recommend a depart- ment of national defense, either as comprising the army and the navy or as comprising three co-ordinate de- partments of army, navy and air. The disadvantages outweigh the advan- The secretary's testimony duplicated to a large extent his views as set forth before the air board and also those expressed by his predecessor, Secretary Weeks, before the House aircraft committee on the last Con- gress. Davit Reads Letter. 'Rmphaslzing that he gave Especial weight to the view a of Gen. Pershlng. Mr. Davis read a letter written by the genera] on Jan. 20, 1920, to Maj. Gen. Charles T. Menoher, then chief of the army air service. It read in part: "Military forces can never be effi- ciently trained or operafd without an air force. "An air force, acting Independently, can of its own account neither win a war at the present time, nor, so far as we can tell, at any time In the fu- ture. "An air force by itself cannot ob- tain a decision against forces on the ground. Military Air Force Etaential, "A military air force Is an essential combat branch and should form an integral part ot the army. "An air force should be establish- ed as a separate arm of the service, co-ordinate with the Infantry, cavalry and artillery. "An air force should not be estab- lished as a combat force distinct from the army and navy." TAX REDUCTION BILL PRESENTEDTO SENATE Will Not be Asked to Take It Up Before Monday. Waihington, Jan, tax- reduction bill formally presented to the Senate toflay by Its finance committee. Chairman Smoot, however, had not completed the report on the com- promise measure worked out by committee and he said ho would not ask the Senate to take up the bill before Monday. If a definite agreement has been reached by then for a vote on the world court, the chairman has said he would hold up the bill untl) that time. ATTORNEY INVESTIGATES DEATH OF TWO PATIENTS Loi Angeles, Jan. The district attorney Is investigating the death of two women and the serious illness of a third at the LOB General hospital as a result Tt' the alleged administration of over- doses of a local anaesthetic. A drug- gist at the hospital will be questioned by the district attorney today. Although the women died Monday, their deaths did not become publicly known until yesterday because of the admitted efforts of hospital officials to keep the matter secret because they feared the public would lose confi- dence in the institution. They said a druggist In administering the an- aesthetics used three times the amount used ordinarily. The insti- tution is operated by the county. Seventeen Lines of Poetry Represent Desire to Live Chicago, Jan. lines of poetry represent a old girl's desire to live. Back on New Year's eve, when the rest of the world was making merry, Lily Olson, a Minneapolis valf, at- tempted self destruction, because she lost her faith in her poetic gen- ius and was friendless and alone in the world. But Lily is inspired more by the promise of Miss Harriet Monroe, editor of to publish some cf her verse, than by many offers of home, pretty clothes, trips abroad a college education. Today the young poet's verse ap- 17 lines of they are titled, and ending with a phrase that might have de- scribed her existence until now. "The is strangely oblivious." When Lily took poison in a street car her shabby purse revealed but thirteen cents, her total resources, a morbid three page message telling why she did not wish to live, and a silver prize from the Minnesota D. A. R. for a. patriotic essay Xot without poirt, then, is the beginning of the flrst of her three poems, subtlUed "Hunger Stalks Like a Gaunt Leo- pard Down This Gray and continuing: "Dawn makes no prying revela- Life is discreet. The houses stagger in drunken despair, creeklng maudlin sor- row. The ghosts that creep up that an- cient stair. Shall know no morrow." But the morrow apparently has started for Lily Olson. "The only reason I ever wanted to   floor "this very minute" for con- sideration of the tax bill, but the of- fer was not accepted. "Tho responsibility for delaying tax said Senator Reed, "Is upon Ihe proponents ot the court, nnd not upon those of tin who nay that the world can continue for ;t fow days In do without a League rniirt that hnn been done without '.nice Artum a bov. We ran lint Inns enough to the American peo- plo without doln; the uorld any groit violence. Reference The New York .ipnnlor snul tiro reference as applied to him wan "Inac- us BCVPI il Hip- ping! offered b> him for the iiroril yesterday had been arroptml witl-mii reading. Jt was (wo later tlut Gen. Dawes made hlh rxpl.-itintioii In the form of Ihe following Miiommt. "I nwo Semi tor fnpiMmid nn npoln- gy. He- has nut ntirmntcd to obstnu-t the prngiess of the Semite in world court, ilcbate. "My references In my short extem- poraneous Kpeerh m.xle last night over the radio were to certain kinds of tactirg used at times din ing Die world court debate, and not to terdav's proceed I alone. The news- paper reports of It must have suggested by the written introductory speech of Gen Jnnien G. Harhord referring specifically to yenterda> TIRED OF DEBATE Washington, Jan. President Dawes, no longer amused at continuous debate In the Senate to delay a decision of the woi Id coui t question, han resumed his nght for revision of the rules to curb extran- eous discussion, After sitting for hours in the Senate yesterday listening to oppon- ents of American adhchlon to the court deliver speeches and read a magazine artli-le written In 1S03, Mr. Dawes' exasperation ied him to radio microphone to Broadrnct anew his protest against such tactics. Spoke With Vigor. He spoke with so much vigor at tnnph that the microphone, not at- tuned ID such vehemence, set forth only squawky vibrations. Although neon by his auelienre, Mr. Dtiweji felt impelled to his re- marks with powerful gestures. ii result, the spe.ilflng stand he used was almost jchiUered by raps from his fists. The stand had been eon- especially for President foolldge. there. Special dispatches say that Gilbert Chavez, a ranch owner In the state of Jalisco, has been court martialled and shot because he concealed pome of the bandits who committed the recent outrage on a passenger train near Guadalajara. The putting to death of Chavez makes a total of fourteen men thus far officially re- ported as., having been executed for the Gudalajara crime CONTINUES OPPOSITION Washington, Jan. si- THE WEATHER ______MICHIGAN: Mostly cloudy- tonight and Thursday, probably snow flurries; slightly colder in east por- tion tonight. WISCOXSIX: Mostly cloudy to- night and Thursday; not much change in temperature. LAKE MICHIGAN: Moderate var- iable winds: partly cloudv tonight and Thursday, probably snow flur- ries. for 24 hour" ending at 12 o'clock noon today, 15; minimum for the eame period, 5. Democrat, Missouri, continued In Senate today his attack on the reso- lution proposing American member- ship in the tribunal. In the course of bis speech Mlssourlan paid his respects to both Andrew Carnegie and Edward W. Bok. donor of the Bok peace for their utterances on the subject of world peace. Carnegie's money, he said, was he- ing used to put over the court. Boll he described as a native of Holland who had made his money out of dies' magazines, and now v.ae Ing to influence American public opinion with this money. He de- clared the Hok peace award WM nothing but a "self-glorification scheme of and that he doubted If the prize ever reached destln- ntion. Senator Reed declared the tribunal possessed not a sinele attribute of court of justice." The first purpose of a court nj tlce is that it shall construe laws by some one outside the be najd. BLIND MAN Dal Texat, Jan. blind man arrested last night on a of was foi nd to posseaa In cash nnd c-nshfer's checks. NEWSPAPER! 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