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   La Crosse Tribune, The (Newspaper) - December 24, 1906, La Crosse, Wisconsin                               THE TRIBUNE IS THE OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER OF THE CITY ANfr'OF THE COUNTY OF LA CROSS I The Tribune has the largest circulation of'any daily newspaper in Western. Wisconsin Official Newspaper of Ea Crosse County Only Local Not Owned by a Trust VOLUME IJI NUMBER 178 LA CROSSE.; WISCONSIN, MONDAY, DECEMBER 24, 1906 PSICE TWO CENTS CLOSE FINES ARE HELD IIMLIO New indictments on Information Will be Hade Out Now Or, Beiderirvolf Closes a Most Successful Series of Revivals Five great services yesterday closed the scries of three weeks' meetings held by Rev. Dr. Biedcrwolf in La Crosse. It was a heavy clay for the preacher. He sounded the Christmas note in the morning and at the. big men's meeting at 3 o'clock he spoke forci- bly of "The Square It .was a talk on true living and met a tine response, many men deciding for he Christian life. He spoke first Sunday night at the Methodist church and made his final appearance at the Congregational church where lie mud the house packed, balcony and The winning qualities of Dr. Biccl- erwolf were seen in the thoughtful ippreciation expressed for the faith- ful work of doorkeepers, ushers, help-, ers, committees ana chorus. He spc- thanked the newspapers for the great help they had been to'his work, lie strongly commended the Y. M. C. A. and its effort for a new building, also the effort for a city auditorium, h'.c felt it sorely needed. If provided it could be available once in two or three years for evangelistic meetings that would tell mightily for the good [soli Talks oo the FROM t New York in Grip of Blizzard and Many Deaths are Reported Today (Scripps-McRar Dispatch.') DEMAND NEEDED To Secure Success, of .-flan to Secure Proper Appro- Priation this Year (Scrioos-McRae Dlsnatcn.') I'INDI.AV. I Joe. Htmcan has decided lite probate it" jurisdiction to try the Standard cases under the Valentine law. .As tin- ro.-nlt of the court's decision the J.s.uno liiii- implied 'MI the Stan- dard i> declared invalid as well as all pri jceedings in court. The wiil be taken to the circuit and supreme conns as quickly as hle. The decisions as to the indictments j against Rockefeller and other officials t hand in token of thc-lr purpose to live in' the Standard be deferred, the .iitdjs'o setting nu d.ite fur their ren- dering. It is Liiiilerslniid the uffieials will be tvirdii'tvd by the grand jury in January if the decision declares the infiirmati'iii them invalid. La Crosse civic societies, the com- mon council and business men are urged to send resolutions, favoring a large appropriation for the upper Mis- _ _ Crossc. tic said strong words 1 3issippi to Representative J. H. Da- for the city mission about to be in- augurated under tiie superintendency of A. Ivy. It would be a boon to a lost one and would be better than a theological school in training tar Christ-like work. There was a fine feeling in neeting. shown in the singing of the horus. the solos of Mr. Rodchcavcr nd the response to _D-r. Biedcrwplf's appeal. Uplifted hands were ail .over the house and. many women took tHe preacher's the late closing many a new life. Mven after lingered for a final word with the man who had done them good beyond words to express. There is but one opinion in ciie city of the character of the man and his work. H'c has been manly and strong, get of the hundreds of men them Co resolve on a dif- intense and ting the ear movin ferent life. No one but himself the com- mittee in charge of the funds know for KIT years I he kini; wul: of th'. d -trie! sf.n minding "Xigger" N.ifhaii'-- farm. "ti !nc Salem ri'.'id. Stutf'.iy when ho was shot if West Salem hunters. tin of the death the compensation received i-if-sacrilicing labor's. It stand. however, that the laymen's committee agreed on the minimum they felt he ought to have and that amount was surpassed m the of- ferings taken yesterday. The pastors lowin under- have agreed upon fol- the plan recommended by Dr. I'.iederwolf for the coming month of January. vidscn, .Oshkosh, AV'-is., by. Represent- ative Esch. Mr. Davidson is chairman" of the committee in charge of'the appropriation and is Obtaining the sentiment of civic societies and business men along-the upper course of the river. Fountain City, Wis., has sent a pe- tition to Representative Davidson, stating in strong terms the cntliusi-. asm .with., which, a large- fippropri.ation isJjopcd Fountain City. Every business man in the city signed resolutions favoring the work: At Lake City, Minn., a similar work was accomplished, all of which is hav- ing a beneficial effect upon legislation at the national capital.. "The: Board of Trade, the common the business men of La Crosse loTrg'ht .to draw up strong reso- lutions I sHowing their feeling toward the improvement of the upper M.iis, sissippi and send them to Congress- man Davidson at said Mr. Esch today. 'Many of the cities along the river arc doing this work and the result is :hat the .labor is, being decreased and NEW YORK, Dec.. report.at noon shows two dead and five unconscious as a .result of the cold. ;A new-born infant was frozen the roof hospital where .ft was found. The nurse was arrested. The temperature is live above and a gale is-blowing. The hos- pitals this morning are 'crowded with people who-were frost bit- ten ajid many are dy- ing from exposure. The police stations sheltered many families. A richly dresed woman 60 years old was found on the dock at East Sixteenth street. She gave her name as Helen Stacey, 0 and said her two wealthy sons turned her out. She lived in the streets for two days. She may lose both legs which were frozen. PIOBOF EARLY DAYSJDEAD Mrs. Mary D. (iiscox Dies of Pneumonia After Brief Illness increases in Mississippi ought to be appropriations for the' arc looked for. This done before the middle of January because the appropriation probably will be settled by- that time. "Personally I shall not bring the Mrs. Mary E. Hiscox of the North ide, one of the early pio'nccrs of. La osse, died at 10 o'clock this morn- ng at her home of pneumonia, at the ge of 72 years, after about five weeks' Incss. She was among the early set- ers of the city and; the family took n active part in the early develop ncnt of La Crosse. Mrs. Hiscox was born in Canter bury, Sqnn., M-ay.3r 1830, and married at Norwich, Conn., H'i N b v. "o, .-i 85 Th e'y tS Ltt-C in 1854. The city was then village, and Mrs. Hiscox operated a stage jine between the North anc South sides, also a line of stages be- tween La Crosse, North Bend, Mel- rose and Black River Falls. In the early clays they conducted a meat market, hotel and -livery on the North LAWYER DRIVEN FROM PROFESSION Took Fees From Both Sides and laie "Settlement" of Case TOMAN EDITOR IS JIFTER JO. BOARD Brings Suit in Circuit Cour When Printing Bill is Cut Down scox ros's i a smal Mrs. Hiscox had bee nslck for about six weeks, but her illness did not assume a serious stage until about a week ago. She leaves a husband, J. Hiscox, and two sons, Charles I., chief clerk on the Milwaukee road, and George F.., an engineer in the employ of the same company. Two brothers sur- vive George L. Back and Palmer A- Bach of Independence, Wis. Surviv- ing also are four grandchildren, Ray E., a member of the banking firm 01 tied by tin: devotional committee wi l.v a In' HI tl.O Yesterday a party uf West Salem tinnier.-- trailed the wolf the entire day and linallv -.IK'I. and kiltm-; ;h ueighed seventy -tivr pounds and is tltr largi--.: killed in western it the memory uf several old wolf Iniiitrr.-. I I Minors repeatedly have caught m' the sly ulil wulf. but he al- ways managed t" elude ami escape them his hide by bul- let-. K.u'lt wittier a determined cf- furt t.i rid the ouitnty of the wolf has gone uii hut sheep, calves and barn- yard fuwl have disappeared as regu- larly as ever while the wolf still lived. Farmers generally joyful over ili-ai't uf tin- wulf. They claim the animal was over r.-, years old and midnight for their sevs The union cottage meetings plan-! but it' ought to be done. Fountain 'Wis., signed resolutions and be continued weekly A union morn- ing .Vow Year's service will be held in the Uiiivcrsaltst church and union in getting a shot i preaching services will be held in the, animal.' The wolf First P.aptist and First Presbyterian churches on Thursday and Friday evenings of the week of prayer, Jan. 10 and n. It was also earnestly urg: erl th.it all the members of each church make a special effort to be at next Wednesday night's service 'in each church with all the beginners in the Christian jifc. The fine harmony among the co-operating pastors and their churches is expected to help in the city follow- Withec, Borreson Hiscox of La .-..ir ii -n c -T- i Crosse. Elmer E., an electrician of subject before the Board or Trade, Chic.1gOi Lottie, of La Crosse and Mrs. .Bella Snow of Minneapolis. One niece, Mrs. L. Pfiffner, also survives. Mrs. Hiscox was a charter mem- ber.of the North. Presbyterian church and was active in the work of her church until her last illness, being a devoted worker in the cause of Chris- tianity since her girlhod. The funeral, services will be held Wednesday at 2 p. m., at the North Presbyterian church, the Rev. Mr. Turner 'officiating. ed with: another.'. At Lake City, Minn., the .same action has beer, taken while in-aiiy other, towns -are doir.g the same. "1 have' talked with several congress- at and have pledged myself with other northwest members to do all I can to secure a large ap- .for the river." HE DIE IN FIRE greatly in promoting the largest good! (Sc.ripps-McRae Dispatch.) of the" many who have been impressed STEUBENVILLE_. O., Dec. Fire today, starting in a bakery, gut- ted the upstairs Bleeping quarters, In the meetings held. Dr. Biedcrwolf and his musical as- sistants left by the Burlington after homes for the iniiity during the] the hoiidays. They resume their ibors Jan. 6 in Troy, N. Y. la- ftip 1190 for Work r Caper. Inyi- Ouincy able to inj; a suit for divorce. Ji.i-1 C'.eorire street, an em- it' the Chicago. KurlinKton Railroad company, will be un- draw his wages. An injunc- tion tn en.iuin the company from pay- of the tnuney was grant- ty Raper is suing lor a diorcc. She alleges that her husband unoe time stabbed her in the neck a knifo and has treated her in a enrol :md inhuman manner, un sever- cd Judge I'rindlcy last Thursday. Fredjal occasions. The case v bc heard (luring -the suffocating Ira Hillman, aged and daughter, aged 2 Eliza- beth McCoy, aged 18 years. PEARY'S STEAMER AT N. Y. (Scripps-McRae Dispatch.) NEW YORK, Dec. steamer, the Roosevelt, which reached the "Farthest North" arrived off City Islr.nd this morning. tornev A. F.. Blcekman, Jr., represents Mrs. Rapcr and secured the injunc- tion for her. The paymaster of the Burlington was notified of the enjoin- ing him from paying Raper and ac- cording held up the About S6o been accumulated which Raper is unable to secure. The money will be used in defraying the cost of the divorce suit. BROTHER KILLED AT LINDSY, WIS. Miss Delia Brown, n nurse at th'e Lutheran hospital, received news of the death of her brother, Charles Brown, near Lindsay, Wis.. Saturday. Mr. Brown was killed' Saturday, but the telegram gave -V.6 particulars. Miss Brown left-for Lindsay Sat- urday night, to attend the funeral. There is a Danish proverb which runs: "No man is so tall that he need never stretch; and none so small that- he need never, stoop." It might' be added, that :no is that he need not'read tte advertisements. GETS MUELLER Walter Mueller, son of G. Mueller, manager of the Heileman Brewing company, today, forwarded to the Baltimore bnsebaljtlub, a sign- ed contract, as the 1907 season. The club is in the Eastern league. Mr. Mueller has returned from Ohio where he has been coaching the Muskingum college football season. He will remain in La .Crosse during the winter. He will report to-the Bal- timore club the first of April and pre- pare for the summer season. Mueller had a tryout with the Chicago Nationals, but in- jured his arm during the spring prac- tice and was dropped. However, he caught on with one of the fast east- ern teams and made an enviable rec- ord. His signing with the Baltimore club attests the fact. lient to make a nent whereby he SPRINGFIELD, III., Dec. The supreme court this morning dis- ibnorably discharged Arthur Kiethly of Peoria, from the bar of the state, was accused of taking a fee from }Oth parties in a suit and inducing his fraudulent settle- made exorbitant profit with corresponding loss to his client. The court characterizes him as a "man in whom the love of gain is the anct ination of this relentless power he has stifled conscience, outraged justice, disgraced himself and brought re- proach upon the legal profession." "Can a county board arbitrarily cut down bills presented to it and refuse a just This is a question which Judge ruit has been called upon to decide i a suit brought by 'S. P. Squired, jublisher of the Tomah Journal, against the county board. Squires ap- ealed from the decision of the coun- y board after two of his bills een shattered by the body in a venge- ul mood. Arguments were heard by Judge ruit this morning, but the decision vas reserved until later. William B. v'aylor, district -attorney of Monroe ounty, appeared for the county board Attorneys Richards Rice pre- ented the arguments of Squires. The complaints charge that Squires resented a bill for primary election otices for The board cut this o leaving a mere shadow of ie former strength of the bill. For ublishing the Dunn pocket ballot law ast spring, Squires presented a bill or This bill 'met a similar fate o the primary, for it was cut to Squires appealed from the judgment the board. The decision of Judge Fruit will be ven later. The papers with the ad- :rtising and the contracts for the same were placed in evidence. Judge Fruit's decision will fix the amount. which Squires can collect. The case is one of great "importance to publishers in the state for the de- in future cases. There are several cases of a similar nature pending which wiil be pushed forward if the FESTIVALS Program Arranged for Holidays CHRISTMAS TREES FAVORED Only a Part ofle Churches Will Hold Christmas Day Services publisher is victorious in this action, cision is liable to act as a precedent RED FEATHER NOT SOLD TO A TRUST "No, sir, the Western Tobacco works has not sold out to the trust; the. report is absolutely said S. Y. Hyde this afternoon, when ask- ed regarding the report in circulation that the' trust has purchased the fac- tory which makes Red Feather and several other poular brands of to- cco. "The report probably originated over the illness of W. J. Kessler, su- }erintenednt of the continued Mr. H'yde. "Mr. Kessler is sick at lis home in Detroit. The factory has jeen shut down for the holidays but ivill b'e reopened as soon as Mr. Kess- er returns. "The report is absolutely unfound- ed and not true. There are no nego- :iations in progress ofr the sale of he plant to the trust." During" the day several persistent which refused to down, were n circulation that 'the company had old uut. 8 SECOND SULLPOX CASE FOOND Arrangements have been complet- ed by nearly all of the churches of the city for Christinas week festivals, to be held on non-conflicting evenings whenever possible. Only a portion of the churches wil hold Christmas day servicOy. the Catholic- and Lutheran churches being among these. TRY SINGLE BLISS AGAIN .Anna Try and Julius Try were sep- rated by Judge Fruit this morning, divorce to the wife being granted in a charge of cruel and inhuman reatment. The parties live in oe county. LICENSED TO WED CHILD PASSES AWAY Margaret Fischer, aged 3 years, died at the home of her mother, abeth Fishcher, widow, 1408 La Cross6' street, at 5 o'clock this morning aft- er five, weeks' illness .iwth brain The funeral will be held Wednesf day at 2 p m at St Joseph cathedral, DaW in charge arid inter- ment" in Catholic Dahl, town of Burns, and .Ibert N. Johnson, West Salem. Vis., were granted a license to wed by County Clerk Rawlinson this morning. NO ISSUE TOMORROW "Tomorrow being Christmas, there will be no issue of The Tribune, this paper desiring to give its .employes an to appropriately cele- brate the .Cliristams holiday. MRS. COOPER DEAD Mrs. George N. Cooper pased away thils mornig at the residence of Mrs. B. aBtchelder after a long illness. WEATHER FORECAST With the quarantine on one small- pox patient raised, another case of the contagious disease was reported to Health Commissioner Major today. Edawrd Frcy, 1602 Main street, the 3-ycar old son of Theodore M. Frey, is the latest to become inoculated with the' disease. Dr. M. W. Dvorak re- ported the case to the health com- missioner. v Dr. F. C. Suiter notified Commis- sioner Major today that Lulu Brown, 607 Mill street, has recovered. The quarantine over the Brown house will be ordered raised by the commis- sioner. In neither case were the physicians able t ascertain how the patients caught the disease. When a millionaire runs over you with his automobile he thinks he is mighty considerate if he pays for your funeral. Sobe of the programs already an- nounced follow: English Lutheran Church Communion service' will be held at the English Lutheran church at tomorrow morning. The regular morning service will also be held, and at p. in. a Christmas festival will be given acording- to the following program: Little Town or The Vcrsicle, by the superintendent and school. Second Psalm Scripture lessons. Hymn, "Silent Recitation, "Welcome" Vivian Hanson. Dialogue, "What the Star Anna Larson, Emma Bjornstad, Ellen Renner, Vora Gorder, Grieselda Song, "Gloria in Weimar. Recitation, "Christmas lando Hanson. Recitation, "Where the Star Is Christiansen. Trio, "The Holy Weimar, Vivian Hanson, Esther John- son. Recitation, "The Bjornstad. Dialogue, "The Christ (Contir.uer on page 4.) ANTON MWS DIES SODDENLY Turning Director of Germania Suc- cumbs to Heart Failure Yesterday Anton Henry Drews, turning direc- tor of the Turnvercin, and one of the well-known German-Americans of the city, died at his home, 821 South Fourth street, of heart failure, at 5 o'clock Sunday morning, while his wife was hurrying to the home of a physician, nearby." aMr. Drews had been working hard ately, and the illness of his wife caus- ed the loss of many nights of sleep. Saturday, however, himself and wife were both down town 'and met many of their friends and were apparently n good health. Saturday evening :hcy retired, but in the night Mrs. Drews was taken ill. Later Mr. Drews suffered some with his heart, but went :o sleep feeling better. At 5 o'clock Sunday morning Mr. Drews was at- :acked with heart trouble, and Mrs. Drews awakened to find him dying. She hurriedly went for Dr. Miller, but -although the physician reached the house within a few moments, Mr. J Drews rived. had expired before they ar- Generally fair tonight: cloudy and unsettled Tuesday with probable Jight snow; .warmer. Coldest, 4; warmest, 18; i Germany, 'April I, 1873. He was 33 Mr. Drews was born in Oideslohc, miles- (years, 8 months and 22 days of age-at the'time of his death. America in 1880 and settled in Da- venport, la., where he was a printer and there became interested in the Davenport Turnvercin. He remained at Davenport until 1806, and was mar- ried there Jan. 4, 1898, to Miss Min- nie Speck In 1896 he went to Cedar Rapids where he published a paper for four years, ers' society his work as a turn teacher in Cedar Rauids. He lived at Waterloo for six months and at Bridgeport, Conn., for two years, following the vocation of printer and turn instructor at' both places. '.j H'c came to La Crosse in April, an dhas been turning instructor also organized a turn- while there. He began of the La Crosse Turnverein since then, and is credited with being the ablest instructor the society has had. in the fifty years of its life. "He leaves a-widow, his mother and sister in St. two sisters in Montana, one in Hamburg, Germany, 'and a brother at Davenport. Funeral services wiil be held at Germania hall Wednesday morning at The body will be. escorted to the Burlington noon-train by turn- ers and friends, reniains will   

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