Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune, July 17, 1923

Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune

July 17, 1923

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Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - July 17, 1923, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin TENTH WISCONSIN RAPIDS. WIS., TUESDAY JULY 17, 1923. PRICE THREE CENTS Today Says France to "I Am the Boss." AcRare Old Penny Heaviest Tax. Ev Arthur Brisbane MINNESOT (Copyright, 1023, by Star Company) France none too politely tolls Eng- land lo mind Knjjlaiul's business. Thar reply, Franco triumphant, has often given. Heve 1 am, hero 1 stav. tells Prance, "you have de- stroyed Germany, and Germany de- stroyed means ruin to English indus- try." Poincare replies for France. Germany is NOT destroyed. Tn any case English industry does not concern France. We intend to make Germany 7iay for damage done to UP, ami shall proceed according to our judgment, not or restrained by Rutland." FOSTER BARRED- FROM WISCONSIN MEETING RADICAL LEADER DENIED .MISSION TO SPEAK AT PER- CON- VENT1ON BY STATE TIVE COMMITTEE. EXECU- Ir's a ieiiso. interesling- situation. The next miu-e is Eng-land's. Here those-who have not eloroformed their judgment with mushy sentimen- tality will be glad that the United Slates rs out of that European mixup and will allow no democrat or re- publican to put Uncle Sam's fingers. to bo squeezed, into the Anglo-French, quarrel. BULLETIN (By Associated Press.) Superior, Wis., July gener- al executive hoard of the Wisconsin Federation of Labor this afternoon de- nied Hie of Win. 7.. .Foster, well known radical labor leader, ro .speak before the convention here.' Tliere was n'o reason assigned by Hie board for its action. Superior, Wis., July representing- organized workers in Wisconsin met here today at tlie state federation of labor convention for the e'xpress purpose of extending- _____ their lines and pieparing- for anotner r- -o i -u T -D -i "open shop" attack from klla G. Bushnei Hamlm, President f of the Trident Publishing Company Need 1'olitical Power 'Iowa, writes: j Federation officers m their prelimtn- "T used to own a large sized reports see the necessity for or- ican copper, coined in "1787.- Tt had' ganized political action ami iecom- a chain of thirteen loops around the mend that organized labor 5n the stats -outer edge, and in the center the in- "continue its conferences with farm scription, 'WE ARE ONE.' On the gmups until such a time as it may be other side was a plowshare and desirable to work through a new party- sun and tho inscription, 'MTND YOUR independent political action." BnSlNESS.' I While, a definite farmor-ia- Thp United States should rocoin party in Wisconsin the federation few hundred million of those copper. legislation committee reports that as cents and distribute them. I the result of the 1923 legislature labor I made .-ubstantial gains. Out or The French are nat.defying England! mea.-mes effecting the interests of knowing what they arc doing. Twenty years ago France might have hesitated to defy the British fleet, til I-powerful. Then she would have risked a destructive blockade. No such dangpr now. When powder anu bullets camp into iir'p UIPV made noblemen in their med- ieval ai mor a ioko and the noblomen :uii-.hed :is a fighting power. The liyiii'j machine has done the same thing the crreat British fleet, v. illi it- workers, y.'i per cent were said to have become law. Organization is Prolileni Labor expect.- to take stock of Its gain- in the legislature and to lay plans for strengthening its poli- tical lines, according to officers. Any indicated support of candidates for public office is to be avoided as in the past, the leaders say. The attrition of the convention will probably be directed toward -haping plans for extension of organization i work both among women and men r 'workers, the executive board of the 1-rjinco. for tho moment, rules in the f T, federation expects. It renorN that .-in-, real fighting must be done. P labor must commence to take stock Phf bus '-real floot of submarines ,1 i i r 41 ability to combat successfully a -nulii it- suicidal for tho lleoi in como out if war wore ,h: Mi i declared. Fr.inrp ha- lent .and is lending huiir drills millions to'Poland, to Serbia. Sin- ha-; built .lifr fences carefully, and i- fur trmiblo. H is almo.-t too linu-h in that trouble will nut NV'luil li.'-vo wo. tho 1'nil- od with that-Kuropoan quarrel, b.i.-od on the nuoslion. "Muw can Gor- >nany bo most olVoclivoly stripped of hor voalth don't want Germany's gold or loi'vittn-v. Wo don't want to take sides with tbo French HVMU-'- tliro-xt ran got or with England's] nolicv. "Lot Ciormnny live that she i v e n e w e d onslaught of employers I against .organized workers when there is anotlu r flooded labor market." "If labor has not forgotten the les- son of the past, the ranks of the or- iganixed will be greatly augmented be- foie that rime the executive board -aid. It urge- that organization iiiuong be advanced a.- a safe- against lowered Court in for Attack Re-olut lO'is ale expected to be in- f.-diici d ilonour.c mg the S u p r e in e court for its in the minimum wage case for women. Officers be- lieve that thc convention will be policy. "cut Gor- j d to cxoress opposition to prohibition and trot what wo of intoxicating liquors and to indorse buv while yielding as much ,i- ean bo taken without do-Uroy- hoi." modineil plan of amalgamation of liade unions into industrial union-'. Unemployment insurance is again to aiontion of the it is said. Lieut. Gov. Comings, u-ho a can- VOTTR BUSINESS." ought foi. on the Progres- to bo stampod on every American coin ticket, is expected to :md v, ritten across the face of every I address the convention. Some mem- k note for Iho noxt ton bers of the industrial commission also expected to speak. Sachtjen Takes Office as Dry Commissioner Today V.-ili intio newspapers that urgod moii rto go tn F.uropo and got IT.I( their dour country, now mourn nil (he cist of :i bonus and war I' ''1, 11 Ihoi-p no of ingrati- doiv-ncv :md honesty invulvod, tho and bonus should bo paid, if hv only lo lomiml patriotic paiioiv. that howled for tho wnr. that is costlv. are informed bv haggonl, )irofiteors_that tho comnonsation for (lis-ibloil men. nnd pensions, will (Continued on Pago 2, 2nd Column) THE WEATHER Fair I on i glil Wednesday; I i t t 1 o chnnge in- u-mpora tiire. Wi--., July As.-embly- ,naic Ileiman W. Sachtjen, of Madi- son was appointed prohibition coin- Governor J. J. assumed his now duties ;ii once. lie '-ucceeds W. Stanley Smith of Ashland who tonfc up his new office today a.- insurance com- i missionor. Thf> of Assemblyman Siichtjeri to the dry chief's position carries with it a salary of an- nually. Marshfield Police Chief Is Reinstated; Witt Dismissed DEC-IDES Exemption Grant Is 1 .MMvii GkiFEIN IS TOO c II u DEFENDANTS REPRK- Al" to omall Home Uwncrs SENTED IJY C. E. BRIERM Madison, Wis., buly or Marshfield, deliberating j the taxes from small houses to land for two hours the Marshfield Fire and values will be one of the effects of tne Police Commission, iaie Monday after- j Johnson law, just enacted, which pro- vides an exemption from taxation all homesteads to the value of according to a statement Issued toaay by John Harrington, hea'ci of the in- bach, and at the same sitting- voted to heritance tax division of tae state xa-c Pat.-oiman Witt, who wa.- i commission, charged with having- in his "The effect of increaseo taxes on some pirze chickens which uisappe-iren i land will be to depress its maiket vs.- from the- -Marshfield poultry show lascjlue, thus aiding the home bunder DV December. Prof. M. Tinkam of tne enabling him LO acquire a lot Vor Marshfield hig-h school faculty was the louei the statement complaining- witness against Witt. is in line with the argument Asks Charge Dimissar j that farm lands are capitalized at too Attorney Charles E. Briere, :i pl'ice- thus tlrivin-g and keeping- noon, reinstate Chief Griffin, who was suspended owing to allegations of inefiiciency and disobe- dience of ordejs. made- by Mayor Gokr- .--in Rapids, vepvesenteil both deren- lants during the hearing and at the men from the farms and reducing products by increasing the ex- conclusion of the testimony asked of antl city lots the commission remove the charges- over-capitalized, thus- rncreasmg the expanse of both homes and busi- against Chief Griffin, stating tnat there was not sufficient evidence against him to warrant his Private detective.- employed 'the testified thai during their investi- tion the patrolman and the were lax in their visits to tne saioon.- which they were ordered to investigate, at fiequent intervals during the day. Chief Read Orders Chief Grirtin on the stand said that he had read the Mayor's oiiiei.- to an the patrolmen. This statement substanitated by the three ne-- iii the citv." NOEiN CUT IN T. B. TEST FUND who testified that they visited loons fretiuent intervals the SU- IT n! BLA1NK. DAHL AND HUBER PUL- LKD STRINGS THAT CAUSED MILLION DOLLAR APPROPRIA- TION TO FAIL. ALL DAY SEARCH f OR MISSING GIRL ENDS IN FAILURE .MARATHON COUNTY AUTHORI- TIES PRESS HUNT BUT HAVE NO CLUE TO SOLUTION OF L4- WANDO ATTACK .MYSTERY prevcnted by other urgent duty. Special investigators said that oniy once during'their ten day sUi> officer of the police force outer the Eagle hotel bt.r and that was I.M ju.'y Fovutli. At "that tinie the attempted to purchase a but told that it would be impo.-.-iblc- the policr- ofncf-r left the Witt Gives Version Madison, Wis., July Wis- consin. Farm Bureau Fede'ratioii has issued a statement deploring and con- demning the action of the legislature in reducing from to 000 the appropriation "for the tuber- culin eradication work among cattle. The statement charges that "a tri- umverate'' composed of Gov. Blame, Speaker Uuhl and Chairman Huber of the finance committee was respon- Mr. Tinkain. comphunanL auuinst sible for attacking a surtax provision Patrolman Witt, told of having his chickens in the Witt to the bill in the assembly ci--. causing it to be defeated in the sen- ami said that, he hail tola Mr. Witt 01 ate and resulting- in the bill Witt at that time said being introduced by Senator Huber. that he Had either aii his chickens from Marshfield ownoi "r nad raised thorn himself. Later Mr. Witt agieed to pay Tmkam fa Fight Is Not Over The .-tatement adds, however, that "the fight for an adequate bovine tubercular eiadication campaign is the chickens in-order lo avoid t.ouble. 'lot but commenced in Wis- The cockerel which was from Mr. flock wa.-. obtained bv consm. "Fouiteen counties have been test- Mr. Witt's .and without the K'nov- ledgc of Mr. Witt, it was disclosed at hearinu.-. Witt thru a trade engir.eeiod by ;uul other scattered work has been done at state expense which is the proper plan as this is a state wide program. Since no county has as yet been retesturl, it wa.- agreed that the f R" "W f operation expense of the i-etest should 01 Dig Water ij6 changeable to the county out of in- Power Transfer Filed paid by the state. ______ Have Burdened Farmers Madison, Wis., Julv "If the plan of county participation 15 had beeii adopted half of thc cost of an area tost would have been change- able to each comity tested. The coun- ty would bo oblig-eil to secure these of dollars are involved in tin the Wisconsin-Minnesota Light ami- Power Company to the o i t !i e r n states Power Company. Official ro- tification of the sale "waft filed with funds by increasing taxes the raihoad late .Monday on rcal inul property 1 h o Wisconsin-Minnesota Power Company operates. evenng. Light and in the citie of La Cros-.e, Eau Claire, and the farmers taxes would certain- ly be increased. "The farmer pays about 55 per cent Local Man Fined at Point on Fast Driving Charge Wallor Pivinski of Wisconsin RapifTs a lino, and of at Stc- Point yostordny whew he pleadea to a, charge of driving thirty milcvs pe.1 hour on North Second streer in'that-oily. Pivinski was nrrnigneo with three Stevens Point men, ail or whom plo'udod guilty (o similar Chippewa Falls and Menomonie, Wis- consin. The Wisconsin-Minnesota company owns and controls seventy-one thou- sand eight hundred hor.-epower of developed water power and 780 rnilo- of trans-mis-ion line in Western oonsjn, supplying electricity to T.'i cities and including- La-Ci-os-o, Eau Claiie. Chippowa Falls, and nomoni'o, Wiscon-m, and Red Wing, [v[ in Heroin. Gas i- supplio.l in C rosso, Eau Claire, Cliippoua Fall anil Winoiui. Minne.-ota. Reported Car Sale? of -the cost of tuberculosis eradication directly by loss on cattle condemned and would again be called to pay a laroe proportion of the indemnity in his oountv tax. The same parties who advocated the county participation which would increase the farmer- taxes were also the ones who killed t h e constructive tuberculosis bill which was changeable against the general state fund, and substituted an inadequate measure on the plea of irdiiclion of taxes to the farmers. Wausau. Wis., July ment that the search for Mary Lawan- do, 21-year-old girl wanted in connec- tion with the mysterious attack upon her step-mothe Mrs, Walter Lawando. early last week, would be extended to all sections of central Wisconsin was made by Sheriff -Arthur Siewert 01 Marathon county late yesterday after an all day search of the big swamp near the Lawando home south of Rothschild had revealed no trace of the missing- girl. Aided by an airplane which circled back and forth over the swamp, a small posse of experienced woodsmen visited every section of the boggy and forested morass that could be penetrated by human beings, but could find no trace to indicate that the glri had sought refug-e_in the swamp. Could Not "Live in Swamp At the conclusion of the search Sheriff' Siewert and Undersheriff Louis Hinrich both expressed the opinion that Miss Lawando cannot be in hid- ing in the swamp or woods. If she is in that part of the counlry it is the belief of the officers that she is being- assisted and cared for by friends. "It would be impossible to live in the swamp even for one said Sheriff Siewert, are irinumer- able and deer flies, that make existence almost intolerable even in the day time." Aviator Mark Hubbard, who made several trips across and around and looked over the surround- ing territory, stated that he saw no sign of recent human habitation. The swamp itself is a gruesome place and apparently its only inhabitants arc the mosquitos and deer Hies, a few birds, and the reptiles which hide in the mud and ooze amid the rank vegetation which grows in the unshaded portions. In the woocv- ed places it is dark and forbidding, awe-inspiring even when the sun is shining its brightest. Believe .Mind Effected Friends of Miss Lawando express the fear that her mind has become ef- fected and that she is either dead or is being secreted by someone who s; mpatlmes with her condition. The om'cers are inclinded to accept tirs theoiy and are now working- aion those lines. As the case stands at piesent they have very little to work on and the investigations are proceed- ing more or less in the Mrs. Lawando continues to improve at the Wausau Memorial hospital but has been unable to throw any light on the identity of her assailant. Editor Of "American" Dies At Work Ardsley-on-Hudson. July ferring to remain at work rather iXan t.i prolong for a year a life he knew was doomed by carjcer of the stomach, John McAlpine Siddall, editor of the American magazine, died at his sum- mer home here yesterday. Mr. Siddall was told by doctors sa- veral months ag-o-that unless he rest- ed he could live for but a short time only. He said that he would die In harness and insisted thai no one know of the death sentence which the doc- tors had imposed upon him. Sacho Pleads Gu iltyOn New LiquorCharge FARM LABOR MAN WILL TAKE SEAT IN U. S. SENATE FARMER-LABOR PARTY NOW HAS BOTH OF MINNESOTA'S SEN- ATE SEATS: JOHNSON WILL HASTEN BACK TO FARM. Marshfield. M. Sacho, pro- prietor of the Eagle hotel late Monday afternoon appeared before Judge R. E. Andrews voluntarily and. pleaded guil- ty to the same charge as that on which a jury Saturday found him not guilty, except that the offense, that of selling moonshine liquor in his hotel bar, wan committed on -July V and 10, instead or July 11 and 12, as charged in ginal warrant which was sworn to Mayor Goldbach. Fined Mr. Sacho was fined Sl.OOO, whicTi he was to have paid Monday after- noon. Further prosecution had beer, pro- mised by the state through "District Attorney R. R. Williams, based on evr- dence secured by two private detec- tives who have been operating in ilie city for several days, under orders of the mayor. At Mr. Hacho's trial Sat- urday this evidence was discounted by Attorney C. E. Briere, attorney Tor the defendant and the jury returned a dict of not guilty after defiberation or about an hour. Pastor of Holy Land Church Visiting Here The Rev. Win. Reding of SS. Peter and Paul church entertained an OKI time friend yesterday in the person of the Rev. A. Stevens, who is in charge of the Arabian Catholic church at Bethany, Palestine, and who is :n this country visiting among the Ara- bian Catholics in the various parts o.- the United States. Father Stevens .-tates that coiuii- tions in the Holly Land luive improved both from an industria: and administrative view point the British took possession ot the ernment of Palestine. (By Associated Press) St. Paul. Minn., July sota's representation in the United States senate has been turned over to .he Farmer-Labor party as the result of another political transition which he state went through in the special senatorial election Monday. Magnus Johnson of KimbaM, Minn., a "real dii't farmer" gained the covet- ed post vacated by the recent death of Senator Ivnute Nelson, additional -eturns today from the special elec- ion swelling his plurality. Has Safe Plurality Tn of the state's precincts ohnson has a lead of more than 000 over Governor J. A. O. Preus, Re- publican, with James Carley, Demo- :rat, poor third. Senator-elect Johnson will sit -with Shipstead who was, elected fall over Frank B. Kellogg. Repub- ican. Both Johnson and Shipstead ai-e Farmer-Laborites and have an- lounced intention of" affiliating. with the "followers of Robert M. Follette" in the next congress. Will Finish ''Baying" t> Although jubilant over his victorffes. che real dirt farmer senator was more today with getting his "hay- ng done" than with things political Tnd he socrght to ment incident to the election. He did let drop, however, a few remarks. He wanted to ignore requests for a state- Tnent to his political haying and other harvesting had" fall- en behind during his strenuous cam- paigning, but now that the "election jobs" is out of the way he can turn to the "job back home." La Follette'Is Pleased Madison, Wis., Julv La-' Follette accompanied by Mrs. La Fol- lette arived here last night from Battle Creek, Mich., where the senator hn.-'" been resting- for several weeks. When informed at midnight that Johnson'' had defeated Preus, Senator La' Fol- lette said: "Isn't that fine. That is a magnifi- cent victory in behalf of the people." Will Hold Last Rites for Mrs. Blain Tomorrow Will Hold Elkhorn Farmer i for Murdering Neighbor! Reported car salos from tho Hudson-. FJkhorn, Wis., July 17. Adolph Essex Garage, Percy Benson proprio- held in the county jail here tor, arc as follows: Frod Piltz. will be charged with the killing of dolph, Hudson coach; Guy Wheotihan, Karl Fritz as soon as a warrant is Necedah, Hudson speedster; C'arr- sworn to, following the finding- of a son, Almond, Hudson speedster; Her- coroner's jury which completed an man Dorn, this city, Hudson coacn; investigation of conditions surround- Gus Knderlein, Port Kdwards, Hudson ing death, it was announced coach; John Podrat, this czily, today, coach: Charles iVfullen, Biron. Kssr-. conch; Frank MJddiostoadt, this oRy. .Ksscx-.'touiiwjjj'.Gooi-fre Otto, this-city, Essox touring; August BonU, Nokotisa Star touiin'v; ,loo Rosier. TPori, Kd- Stav-tourinjr; Wi'JUun AVausaiu two deaths tn Ihis city, Stw touring) mid Gharrc.-- thf-eity within' two days n-om clipli- Sedan. theria, both coming- after brief irt- x the -health department fears So7ne people makinff loirffsummnr that there-wtay be an-epldemic of the .trips are siir.cess jjninjv'but not, disease here in a virulent form, and Doming. i- is-urging the utmost precaution. Funeral services for Mrs. Blain, pioneer Wood county residenf. who died at her home in this city yes- terday afternoon at the age of 74, will be held at tomorrow mornins fiom the home on Third street and at o'clock at SS. Peter and Catholic church. The Rev. Win. Red- ing- will olliciate and burial will be in Calvary cemetery. Mrs. Claino came to Wisconsin Ra- pids from Canada 53 years with her husband, Moses Elaine, who pre- ceded hi r in death by three years. Af- ter .-pending about four years in the city Mr. and Mrs. Blain moved upon a farm about five miles north of trie city, where they made their home un- til Mr. Blain's death, when Mr.-. Blain returned to Wisconsin Rapids. The deceased is survived by three daughters and three sons, Mrs. Ed. Provost; Elis Blain and Mary Blain of Wisconsin Rapids, Mrs. Anna Kuen- linjf of Tomahawk, Norman Blain of Woodland, Washing-ton, and George Blain of Casper, Finds Saving in Cost of Making Electricity United tSates is becoming- an increasingly heavier user of electricity, but despite the mounting power totals, the consumption of fuel to produce it is decreasing in propor- tion. Geolog-ical survey figures show that the consumption of coal for that purpose in 1022 was only 2.r> pounds u .kilowatt hour, as compared with 3.2 pounds in "Lion of Argonne" Giyen Welcome in Fox Valley (By Associated Appleton, Wis. July and the Fox river valley a rous- ing reception roday to General Henri J. E. Gouraucl, "lion of the Argonne" and his party hero Tupsciay Thousands of people lined the waving- the tri-coolr and trie -tars :tn stripe.- a.- the French wnr hero rc.tre to the city hall wheer he was ed by Mayor Henry Renter and city officials. The General was of Appleton Rainbow division veterans here. To Take Referendum Wausau Health Department, Fears Diphtheria. Epidemic Filipino Cabinet-Council Resign Today in Body (By Associated Press) Manila, P. I., July climax- in the political war between Gover- nor Leonard Wood and Pilfpino of- ficials came, today when the cabinet and council of state resigned in a body. Tho governor-general accept- ed the resignations. At the meeting of the directors of the Chamber of Commerce held .Mon- day evening at the Hotel Dixon, it was decided to hold a referendum among the mexibers of the association on the f-iuestion of continuing the stand taken with regard to advertising solicitors and other projects offered to thc mer- chants and business houses. It is claimed that members of the associa- tion are not vigorously living up to tho agreement and it will be determined whether the protective feature of the agreement shall be continued. The directors voted to advertise for rooms to house the guests at the Fun oral directors convention. Leviathan Starts Return Trip; Is Practically "Dry" I (By Associated Press) Southampton, July Lev- iathan on the last lap of its first I round trip as a passenger vessel fly- ing the American flag sailed f o home today with passengers. j Albert B. Lasker, former chairman ot j the United States Shipping Bo.ntl i Senator Hiram Johnson of Calir'o-- j nia who has been studying Europe at i first hand, and a number of .-hipping j board members among the sengers. A crowd cheered the j iathan as it left the pier. The I was practically "dry" with the ex- ception of medical stores which eluded one gallon of brandy for each 100 pasengers. Recovering from Operation Andrew Krohn, the fifteen year old son of Mr. Mrs. Fred W. Krohn of this city, who was stricken with an accute attack of appendicitis and sub- mitted to 'an amerg'ency operation, is reported to Tie weU on the road to re- covery at the Riverview hospital, where he wa.- taken late last week. Elaine Appoints Five to Select State Aid Roads Madison, Wid., July 17. Govorno'r Blain today announced tht: appoint- ment of a joint legislative committee of five to select the udditionul miles of highway to be added to the trunk systems. The committe fol- lows: -Senator George 'StaudoniY of Columbia county, chairman; ator Czerwinski, Milwaukee; A blymfcn Fred Frederichs, Assemblyman Richard Kampkc, Lin- coln county, and Asxamhlymart Hnrtsen, of Pierce. county. ;