Appleton Post Crescent, December 27, 1924

Appleton Post Crescent

December 27, 1924

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Appleton Post-Crescent (Newspaper) - December 27, 1924, Appleton, Wisconsin THE WEATHER Fair and colder tonlg'ht, continu- 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 Ac- 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 Ap- pleton 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 "back- 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 3s fair and continued cold, and the outlook for next week is cold weatei Monday, with rising temperature Tues- day and Wednesday and then a. return to cold. Snow probably will fa.ll Tues- oay or Wednesday. The high mark for temperatti re was at S o'clock Friday evcnine. V.'hen 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 jnorning 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, meterologist here, who predicts a low temperature for Mil- waukee of 32 degrees below the zero mark. The high pressure area which bare- ly showed on weather charts Friday lias moved vrKi unusual vr'-pcity c-v- erlng 2.000 miles in 24 hours. Mr. Stewart said, ft was six below at Mil- ,-wuukee at 9 A.'M. 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 pos- eibly 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, ]4 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 Moun- 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 r.ero as the cold wave of the last few rtays drove eastward with diminished energy when the reports of the re- newed onslaught, were received. Seventeen deaths followed in the of the Christmas cold, a nation- 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 Jer- sey. 3n the near northwest tho effects of the now cold spell were felt early Saturday, a, strong wind adding to the Intense cold. Below zero tempera- lures wore prevalent 'in Minnesota. "Wisconsin and Xort.h and South Da- kota. It was ten below in St. early Saturday. Frand Forks. N. IX, had 33 below late Friday night. Far- go had 12 below. At Kau Claire, 11 was six below. Nevada continued to lay claim to the United States cold record how- pver, 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. vic- tim in Harold O'Nell. 21, Milwaukee, revealed his secret romance nnfl mar- riago to Mildred Priebe, here. O'Nell was killed when an rtulomo" bile driven by A. C. Schenrmn'n with ho was rifling, collided with a, stalled truck at Cudahy city limits. Tho "IViebo girl and O'Kcil were Bocrctly married last August, but the Jfoung man's parents bpca.iiHP. of dif- ference of religious beliefs. agreement as to the amount of the legal fee which the families of Nathan I-'. .Leopold, Jr., and. nicharcl 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 receiver! a retainer, he said that he would not accept any further fee until the. Chicago Bar association should determine: the amount. Officials of tho bar association sajd 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- nouncement of counsel Friday after- noon, "that all testimony in the trial of Mrs. Elizabeth Kelly Cashman's suit for divorce against State Sen- ator John E. Cashman, was in, the case was adjourned until Jan. 2, at which time Attorney TTug'h Minahan will file an answer to the motion which made, John Tl. Cashman, Jr.. a co-defendant with his father. The arguments before Judge Kdgar 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 SO-acre farm, and a mortgage were deeded to him three days before his father's marriage to the plaintiff in which he corroborated the previous testi- 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 that- his stepmother manifested an angry disposition to- ward him on several occasions. "1 returned home ill one he said. in. relating one of the occassions "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 beprln at sun- rise in Minnesota, near TJed Ijake and will end at sunret 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 eclipso from Red Lake passes across the upper peninsula of Michigan, over ILake Michijjali, across Michigan from Bellaire and Au Sable point. After crossing Lake Huron, it enters On- tario passing nearly through Stratford and Hamilton, to Buffa- lo. Thence the line extends across t'.ie thickly populated region of Xow "Fork and Connecticut to >Cew Ha- ven. Tha shadow there leaves the land and sweeps across the Atlan- tic until It ends. Searchers Recover Fourteen Dead and Many Victims Face Blindness Council of Ambassadors Will Present Solid Front in Pre- senting Mote By Associate.-! Press Coo. Hdpe. has rpm-hpd 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 consid- eration for more than a ycnr, Final reeomraedalions still are 1o be made by the department of justice in sev- eral of the cases, but nominations covering the. appointments will ba sont to the shortly after the Christmas recess. Includrt! in the RTOUP as now vir- tually determined upon are 'Federal District Judge. Charles H. Moorman of Kentucky to be judge of the court of Appeals for the Sixth cirruit. em- bracing Tennessee, Kentucky. Olno and Michigan. Federal District Judge A. B. Anderson of Indiana is slated for appointment to the court of ap- peals for the Seventh circuit, embrac- ing Indiana. "Wisconsin and Illinois, and Robert C. Baltxcll of Gibson-co, to succeed him on the federal bench for tho Indiana district. The other district judge selections now contem- plated arc Charles ]j. "Uawson of Louisville for the Western district oC Kentucky, succeeding Jud.ue Moor- man, and Tlepresontative Israel M. Foster of Athens for tho Southern Ohio district, to succeed John 13. Sat- er who retires. P.y Associated Press uI young roen were under nrrest hero Saturday in connection with a series of burglaries in thls city early in ember. They are being held under a blanket war- rant while "Detective K. P. Cunning ham of Madison and officials chock up a list of articles stolen from tho general stores of Everett McNel- ly and Ant en iMuelher and I ho hard- ware and implement store of O. 'R. .lames. Tho two under arrest arc Clifford .Miller and .loo Sc.humaker, both 20 years old, of Ricbland Center. KENOSHAW DESERTS ONE OF THREE WIVES; 2 YEARS Charles H.-inspn, Tve- nosha man recently arrested in Xew York after it was shown that ho. had three, wives. iilcadcd guilty to a oharKO of abandoning one of his wlvi'fi here Saturday morning andj was spntcr.ccd (o ;t term of I wo yours j In tho state, prison at "VVaupun. 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. down- town hold suffering front amnesia was identified Saturday an Mrs. Oionrge Itugdc-n of Superior. Mrs. Hugrtpn told hotel c.tTlcpivi that she. intended to wnil. for bpr !iuslmnd who was lo join her but could KIVC no information icsarding herself when by police. MAN HELD AT EAU CLAIRE CONFESSES 3 ROBBERIES Kaii fla.h-0 Simon Alitteiihofer, ;ili.-iK "Kid" Hums of who wnn nrresled hero l-'riday for creating a. disturbance, has confessed, police said Friday, to (bree, i obberies com- mitted in St. Paul, Minn. Discovery of several watches and other iewelry on .M it (euhofer aroused suspicions of Ihe police allege laKM1 found SJ.DOII of stolen property at tho mnn'a home here. Hold Husband Who Let Woman Lie in Ditch After Christ- 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. Christ- 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 ICachlnsky 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 hus- band on the other hand proceeded on his-way to get a. conveyance to take her borne nnd he declared upon his return she was dead. All's. Kachinsky's funueral was. held Saturday morning and her hus- band in custody of the sheriff was al- lowed to attend. "Displaying no sign of outward emotion he threw a hand- ful of diit in the grave after her cas- ket was lowered. Kachinsky will be held without chnrge pending the inquest to bo held next Tuesday. bandits, all a.rmod with revolvers terrorized about 25 env nloyen of thp Pittshtirg Plate ninpg Co., Saturday apparently in search of payroll money, hut found nothing of value. Tho .fC.OOO payroll was locked iu the safe. Two of tho intruders herded the men and women employes and kept (hem under Riinrd whilo their two companions searched tho promises. Andrew YVII.son. a Xesro porter, wns ordered to back up against a, wall and ho kppt backing until hn hacked through an entrance, to the warehousft and fled, warning the warehour-'ft Kiiperinlcndnnt who summoned the. police. The invaders escaped a few minutes before, the police came. KU KLUXERS HELP FIGHT PAROCHIAL SCHOOL FIRE Wisconsin IlnpSrts Jno.ludrtl among Iho scores of people who volunteered to fi id fu'P fighters In their futile, attempt to check the flames which destroyed tho SS. I'etcr and I'nul parochial school l.ere. were, eighteen inumbfrs of tbi; Klux Klnn, It was learned today. Tho firo occiu red while tho tem- I'oraturo was 1 below xoro, and two of tho klan were to bo the fjiKl persons lo offer their ns- (stance, lo I bo lirpmen. The school was valued at J allied council of am- bassadors 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 evacu- ation in the treaty of Versailles pro- vided Germany had fulfilled her obli- 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 Ocr- many. Although the outlines of the note I were- -draw-ii'clflv .L'ie -d'-if-tu.nonf j-needs somt. touch--'-', so it was decider! that tlv ambassadors would not sign it un'ii AVednesday next when they will hold another ses- 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 -that overspread a score of acres in the 1 folston river valley near here, continued Sat- urday to account for eipht persons still rnisslns: after the disastrous dam break of Christmas eve. More than 200 men kept up the _ search Saturday while Saltvillo com- j pleted plans for burial of its dead. I-Ialf of ihp army of searchers are employees of the Mjathieson. Alkali works, the plant at which the dam break occurred to release a great wall of lime-laden water and mud on the little settlement of workers be- low. Six bodies recovered in Friday's search broucrht the total of known dead to II and it WGS 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 tloodwaters, a number received injuries to the eyes that threaten blindness in several cases. FIREMEN FIGHT "LOWE CRUSADER" RAIDS BLAZE IN SUB-ZERO'COLD HOTEL NEAR KEWOSHA i .By Associated Press I Dtilulh. fireman in the hospital with feet, others bud- ly frostbitten and a Inss estimated at around are some of tiic re- I suits of firo of undelPi mined origin at tho local plant of John Morrell and Co., meat packers, which s-till 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 ]jlne hotel, the largest of the resorts along the Sheridan load of Kenosha, at noon Saturday secur- 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 Elections! Furnish Much Food Thought to Politicians for! Coast Guard Crew Hopeful De- spite Continuance of Heavy Seas Congressional Committee Pro- ceeds in Consideration of Vetoed Bill "By Press Givjjrl a still was running Satur- day morning the 1'nitod Suites ('oast Guard crew here exnei-ted to release Pere Marquettr: curferry Xo. 19 Sat- urday when :i 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 nifiht and about ten feet of ice lias packed against the offshore side of the vessel. F. .1. Johson. assistant superin- tendent of the guard station here, who went aboard, said Satur- day morning that it was in no im- mediate danger, and that little dif- ficulty wiis anticipated in freeinp. I the ferry with the arrival of the tug n I from Milwaukee. The in command of Captain F. Johnson, carriers a crew of -1H men and has aboa.rd 2S Inaded Grand Trunk freight cars. The ferry was enronle to Milwau- kee when the heavy swung her out of the channel and hard aground. B. joint con- gressional committee proceeded Sat- urday with its schedule of hearings on tho administration postal rate, in- crease hill with a to their con- clusion In time to permit final study and report of the measure. 1o the senate early next week. Publisher? oftrado joinod spokesmen of other publishing inlornsts in oppos- ing lit proposed increase in second flasks mail rates at the hearings Fri- day, contending that in viow of their incrcaso ns a war measure in 10IS, thoro mvo should bo an adjustment downward instead of upward. They also protested against what the-y rc- ns a. too speedy consideration of tho rate bill mining that it would result in unfair adjustments and dis- arm nsement 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 steam- ship Sorlland is reported to have foundered north of Trondhjeim. N'ine of tho crew were rescued. but J.'i others are believed to have been lo.ut. "By Associated Prosn Xynplc, N. Y. Supreme' .Tustioo Tnmpkins Saturday awarded a month tempnrarv alimony to Alice Jones TthiiT-liinder. pending (rial uC the annulment suit brought by her husband. Leonard Kip llhinf la nder. after their marriage last October. llhinpl.'iiider. who is wealthy in his own right and also is the prospectivn heir to millions. I'hnrgoa tint his wife is part Negro and that she fraudu- icnlly represented herself ns whito wore married. Mrs. Iihinohiiirier was awarded 000 counsel fees. Associated Press TjO.i AnRplos, McCoy, one. limo dandy of the prize, ring, fncerl a "no dooision" verdict Satur- day after putting up a light for bis hfo against a. charge of inurdcrinji Mrs. Thornsn. Afore, his last lover. A jury was given the onso nt noon Fri- day for a verdict. The jurors retired Friday night in a six to six deadlock. Tho jury resumed deliberations Satur- day morning in the hope that a fresh viewpoint of liio evidonce might be taken and n. decision reached which would tell how the "Kid's" remaining days shall bo numbered. P.efore they wcro lockcl up for tho night the, jurors told rhfl con'T. they were divided six to six on the ques- tion of tho defendant's guilt or inno- Iceni'o when liir last ballot taken. this a n nou nremeji wan made jlhey had just finished listening to 1hc 'transcript of testimony given dtirinf; I bo trial by Mrs. Jennie Thomiis, Mc- Coy'H sister, who told I ho grand jury which indicted him that her brother bad ridmitlcd ho was "afraid I killed I hut woman" but who unable when culled to the stand during 1 he trinI to remember exactly what, hi- had said or what .she hdrt told the grand jury. If tiie reading of this testimony and the settling of the. jurors' Ooubl 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 PAvro Co'pyri.svUt .1324 by Po-sfc Pnb. Co. "Washington., D. politicians haven't finished studying the official [inures of the presidential election just compiled and the chances are jihey will not finish for nvny 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 per- manent third party organization. Notwithstanding tho great popular. ity of Theodore "Roosevelt he did not in 1912 poll as many votes as did yolleltp in 102-1, but allowance must he for t he fact that did j not vote 1" years ago. The difference j nevertheless was oulv about 70.0.000 i In favor of Follette. In spite of ithis received only 1H elec- loY.-il votes v.-hile Colonel "Roosevelt received 85. l-a Follettc was third in the popular vote ns well as in the electoral vote. "Roosevelt ran second in both electoral and popular vote. SPiUTS OIJD PAKTV Thp most important inference is that an independent of the type of noose-spit and an even more radical individual like Senator LaFoIlcltc doesn't suceepd in capturing a major- ity but simply splits one of the two old parties: In 1912 the Democrats iipnefitteil by the Republican break. In tfllM the Tlepnb'ic.-ins had the ad- vnntagp of a split iin the Democratic pa rty. Mr. "Wilson In 1912 unable, however, to poll a majority of the popular vote while Mr. Cooli.dgo suc- i-foderl in rolling up n. majority over both his opponents of more than 2.- 500.000 votes and of course, in the electoral college, bad a substantial majority. Under the circumstances ihp prob- ipm of HIP Progressives nnd Inde- pendents is to find a way not only to '-nmhino the "L.-iFollettto nnd Davis totals but to win back from the "Re- publican ranks the millions or Dem- ur.ratic voters who strayed from the fold bcc.-iupo of a "f tho radicals i sin of I.nFollPlio or that thp election would be thrown into the of representatives for decision nnd that business would suffer because of the ppriorl of nncerir.inly. TASK is To combine HIP Toilette and I Davis totals, hnwpvpr. is easier said .than done. Th- very reasons which drove oon'-ervntiv" Democrats luto hhp Republican ranks servo to hold them there il' the Derno- Icnifs simply nominated a jtpyo of candidate, and them is no j (piling how mnnv more would have I gone "frrm, thp Hcmocratlc party if a. i-on-servalive like John "Davis had not been the. nominee-. Tct if tho con- prviitivc wins: of the democratic, par- iy doesn't do soinethinpr lo win the llaT'Yillotte votes., the people, who sup- ported tho party will not bo won to- cither the. or Democratic nominees but. will stay in nn independent group if a man of T.a- Folletto's prestige happens to bo ihL- .-andldnlp. and a serious effort Is mafic d> maintain n third party. Tho outstanding- point about thp figures is Hint the conservatives rule ihn politk'.-il fortunes of thp Crnled Slates in (his era. The Republic'in vote, this year wan iri.71S.7S9 which ippresents conservatism. The "Demo- cratlo vote of was in large part couservatlvp too. The radicals j had only out of n total of which Piieouraurinc; for tho conservatives to say'the Ipasf. j Inability to Finish Graves Post- I poned Final Burials to Saturday "Ry Associated .Press I-lobud, of .Tlabb's- Switch. little farming settlement soutii of here. Saturday continued the1 sad work of burying1 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 Flobart Auditornm. in whcii 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 he-dies are to be placed in largo grave, the others to be in- tp.rred separately at the request of .'heir families. "Xo services were I nlartned. tiie services Friday sufficing for all. Mrs. J. P. is'oah, 55, died from burns Friday night. Tier death brought the fatality total to 33. Shepherd Sought Information on Typhoid Bacteria, Scien- tist Says of D. Shepherd, lawyer-druggist and heir oC "William. Xelson "mil- lionaire whose death at- tributed to typhoid, occured three weeks ag-o at the Shepherd, home, will be undertaken by states attorney im-- mediately after Shepherd's arrival Saturday from Alburquertjue, N. M. He will be questioned particularly' regarding statements of Ff T. Breidi- 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. FTSTO TrPTTOTD GERMS The autopsy over the exhumed body of McClintock disclosed the presence of typhoid germs, hut has not deter- mined the cause of death, according to coroner Oscar Wolff. Knroute to .Chicago Friday nig-ht Shepherd lit Kansas City declared ha had "never seen a typhoid germ in my life." He said he had gone to the labora- tory for treatments after an operation The entire investigation he said, re- sulted from, efforts of distant relatives of MoClintock In Kansas to have the will discredited because they had not been included in the bequests. Breidi- statement was made public, hy C-oi-man. assistant states, at- torney, at the same tim'e that "the prosecutor's 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 giv- ing typhoid as the cause cf McClin- tnek's death had failed to elicit nny confirmation of these possibilities. .Toseph Savage, assistant states attor- ney, said. Dr. Stolp disclosed, how- ever, the prosecutor said, that when he was first called In on Xov. 23 Mc- Clintock seemed to be suffering from an affection of the noso and thrpat 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. Shepnerd whom, he called "mother." the at- torney said. Coroner's 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 TCniiSiiN CHy. .Mo. A four story i building housing a. plumbing supply j house i-ollnived here Saturday follow- ing an explosion. First reports did not Indicate whether anyone was killed or injured. Tho explosion reported to have occurred when a Xegro employe lighted a match nrvir a gasoline tank. The Negro, It la believed, may be In the ruins of the building. Only 1 hroe or four persons were in the building at the timo of Ihp it was said. The plumbing company was operated hv .T. floldberg and Son. CAN'T DEFAULT PUBLIC, RAILWAY BOARD ASSERTS TV Associated Press out- look for the week Iw-rinnni-z Mondnv. according to t'l-'- fonuMsr of the partment of agriculture, is as foiTows: Cold Monday with rising tempera- ture and Wednesday. Colder latter part. Fair Mondav and probal'ly or. Tuesday or AVpdnesilay. Consider- cloudiness latter ixu t of week, probably wit local snowstorms. "Ry Associated Press The power or of railroads to default themap.lvos but the roas of court Tjiay 1.P sranted. but o cou they cannot def.-iull iho public, the other parly irteivsted in wage nnd working conditions disputes, it is ar- by (he railroad labor board In a brief submitted Saturday tiio Tint- ed States District court here. Tho hrinf i." in connection with, a Kiiir of tho hoard J. MpCitilro. who rpfiiHod to aiip-vir bpfor.' ib" board and lo in a w.igp dispnto Ibetwceri the Brotherhood of I.ocomo- 'Hvo lOiiRinemen and Flrpmen and ibe coni'erpucp cornmllteo of western railways. KILLED WHEW POWDER CARGO EXPLODES hundred casualties wore reported when a powder carno .-Milod.-d aboard a ship in tho harbor 01' Otaru (no business conlor of (be Hokkaido Island RToup. which forms ROYAL MAIL STEAMSHIP SENDS S. 0. S. WIRELESS i tod Pi-ess Th-> Uoynl M.-nl Snrtlv bound fr.un South uiiplon for South .Vnri i.-n. i S.iturdny nioriilnir t.i-i'. was (li.-.-ibled in i soutl-.weM northcvistorn part of Japan. A j Srilly islands and wn.s in need of ini- dJ.jstroun lire resulted from tho plosion, according to reports received hero. .nediato assislani-e. Two vcsel diayalchcd tu ulfl. "Tickled Pink" as the saying It was indeed :i ".uraiul and rtlorious fpcl'm" uhleh caniPto th- owner of ih" mentioneil in tile when a 1'ost Cro.scent 1 :u.l recovt-red it very Till-: AD MAC, cont.u! JCT. ari'l 12'.'! Law renc. St. Wed. niLrht. pi. call I'M Hrill 1 ..i u renr- v Tel Itewnrd. will note tlrir l> i conta Xnias xvhi'-i, complh-ited rn.-itt-'rs .-UK! TI-.-K! tho resultant H.--. shades The P..M- of i lost :.o mil.- .lt lollch Witli tlir ll liartr.-.iinl an 1 fal'li i (A.ltaker 1.1) ;