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Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - December 26, 1925, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin A. f. UEAMBD WIKB 1MB MWMl Vy Mrtrf tht tap Ramds Daflv Tribune .STRUCTIVE lOT N E W 8 P A P E fQfYI A CONSTRUCTIVE WBATHU OUTLOOt GeMerally Mr aa4 TWELFTH 3819. WISCONSIN SATURDAY DECEMBER 26, 1925. Today 1925 Ytut Ago. 3.0. Santa Claw. No Fortune-Telling? Divorce and Conceit. Arthur Brisbane NlNETEfeN HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO a happy young mother strove to make her baby comfortable at Bethlehem. She had wandered the streets, in her extremity, and at last, adapting her- tflf as best she might to hard condi- tions, took refuge in a primitive sta- ble. The aureole of happiness that shone around that sacred mother's head as she looked upon her child shines above the heads of millions of mothers all over the world today. They are safer, their children more kindly treated, and the world is infinitely better, thanks to the baby whose birthday the world cele- brates today. To all the world's people it is a cheerful Christmas. The war fades iiilo ti'e distance, and nations are struggling back to peace and woik. In the most fortunate of all t-o-'i'Uies, as in Europe, some are cheerful than others. PRICE THREE CENT! ZERO WEATHER BRINGS FATALITIES MARINES LEAVE FOR SERVICE IN CHINA WAR ZONE Administration Preparing Concessions to Demands of Agricultural Leaders SIGNIFICANCE OF IN RELATION MOVEMENT TO CIVIL STRIFE UNCERTAIN; CHANG IS VICTOR IN NORTH Washington, Dec. 26 com- pany of American marines is en- route to China from Manila, but whether the movement has special significance in view of the Chinese civil warfare has not been made known by officials here. Lacking official explanatory ad- vices, it was believed the sailing of several destroyers with the marines was of routine nature, although de- velopments in China during the last two days have been closely watched by Washington authorities. General Is Murdered ____ These included the reported cap- uiaid Oil of York, for ture on Thursday of Tientsin by the instance, plays the part of whole-! "ational people's army and the kill- saie Santa Claus. First, New York's ing- yesterday of General Kuo Sung- Standard Oil company swallowed the Magnolia company, paying Mag- nolia stocl-hildprs S1SS n share or jiving Standard Oil stock for Mag- nolia stock, as they Yesterday Standard OH, just to show Christmas spirit, declared a and his wife by soldiers of Chang Tso-Lin, Manchurian war lord. In the capture of Tientsin, the people's army wa? said to have de- feated troops of General Li-Ching- Ling, former governor of Chilni pro- vince. General Kuo and his wife, captur- Washington, Dee. pressed by the complaints of western members congress and agricul- tural leaders the.administration is considering amendment of its farm relief program so as to provide for government supervision over agri- cultural exports. Will Back Export BUI With members of the Iowa dele- gation in congress preparing to leave tonight for Des Moines to con- sider at a state meeting what relief steps can be taken outside the pres- ent administration program, Pres- ident Coolidge and Secretary Jar- dine conferred about the situation today and there were indications that an export supervision bill would have the support of the White House. Such a bill will be drafted for in- troduction soon after the holiday recess. The measure will provide for a federal commission of seven members to take over any surplus of the major farm products which cannot be sold in this country on a par with the cost of production. Expeiue Would Be Small A levy would be charged against COAL OPERATORS MAKE OFFER OF OLD WAGE SCALE producers of such a crop, as a step to prevent over-production. j The commission would be financed ASK WORKERS TO RETURN TO largely from these levies and only a small federal appropriation would be expected. Crops to be handled by the commission would include wheat, corn, livestock, cotton, tobacco, dai- ry products, fruits and vegetables., -MINES ON OLD BASIS PEND- ING NEGOTIATION OF NEW CONTRACT New York, Dec. pro- posal that striking anthracite coal miners resume work immediately un- der the wage scale of the last con- tract, pending further negotiations, was made public today by the an- thracite operators conference. The proposal was addressed to an- thracite workers and their leaders. "You can go to work now at the wages fixed in the contract that ex- pired August 31, said the Madison, Wis., Dec. operators in their communication to persons were killed and three were j the miners, "we will pay these wages injured last night when a bus oper-1 until next September eight Bus Plunges Into Creek; 2 Are Dead When Night Brings Out the Lights ck dividend of per cent, hand- ed in a cellar where they hid after ins: beautiful shiny, brand Kuo's army was defeated Thursday of Oil stock, j by that of Marshal Chang, met a re- vorth to its atockhold-j bel's death. General Kuo once com- trs. "To him that hath shall be giv- and then a little more. manded troops under Chang, but re- volted and made war upon the Man- ehurian. After capturing Kuo and his wife, Chang's soldiers cut off the general's legs and the woman's arms, then shot both. Later their heads were severpd and at the com- BURNS TO DEATH IN APARTMENT Oil is might. What dividends, what billions are in those daik pools under ground? for instance, somebody bought more j of General were placed Dec. than shares of Pacific Oil, T i woman wos believed to have been putting the price 70. That mite generals who had been killed' bv Ivuo. TWENTY-TWO RESCUED AS MINNEAPOLIS FIREMEN FIGHT BLAZE IN SUB-ZERO TEMPERATURE ated by the Royal Rapid Transit company plunged into a creek be- tween Oregon and StoUghton, fif- teen miles south of Madison. The dead: Robert Jones, 31, automobile salesman, Madison, and Moy Sing. Chinese laundry worker, Stoughton. Martha Berge, Stoughton, Charles Buchanan, bus driver, Madison, and months." The statement was signed by Wil- liam W. Inglis, chairman of the ne- gotiating committee representing the operators. Page advertisements will appear throughout the anthracite region be- ginning Sunday urging immediate resumption of work pendfcig nego- tiations. The same message in cir- cular form has been distributed by men Moy Poiw another Chinese laundry- mail to miners directi business __ man of Stoughton, were taken to a and residents of the regions gener- Stoughton hospital. I ajjv Jones was killed almost instant- ly and Sing died in the Stoughton hospital. The driver said the steer- ing apparatus and the brake causing him to lose con- trol of the machine. The wheels were caught in a rut, causing the heavy bus to strike an abutment Says Men Will Hold Hazelton, Pa., Dec. men will not be stampeded back to said Thomas Kennedy, inter- national secretary-treasurer of the United Mine Workers in reference to This remarkable photograph shows the downtown district of Chicago at night. The illuminated tower in the foreground is that of the Methodist Temple. Herbert Flc.shhacker, wise fcan Franci-co bink r, been tell- ing friends to buy for the or tlii'ee years. It once belonged 11 ill" Southern Pacific railroad, v.hich j. m. it to stockholders at a. share. Pacific Oil, by the way, Standard Oil and Magnolia Oil are not tha i-ort of oil stocks peddled at your 1 srk door or offered through the mail. Beware of oil stock offered by philanthropic May Go To Peking Pelting, it is thought, may be the burned to death and 22 persons were rescued by firemen in 13 below zero weather here today fire de- a three-story brick building Icstination of the marines sailing L Two Sround While your mind is on the stock market, consider Mr. Not long ago he thought it would be a good idea to s-tart five and ten cent stores and did it. The stock climbed up and up. Now he increases the stock to If you have n good idea, and know how to ork it out, it ill take care of you, whether your units be five and ten cents or five and ten million dollars. A law in Turkey fortune tilling, and all actnities of "tho-T who deal in in- cantations profess; to heal the sick breathing upon thorn, or sell warranted to bring what wish for." from Manila, since they would not likely be needed at Tientsin, where the army has charge of American military activities. Admiral Clarence S. Williams, commander of the Asi- atic fleet, recently informed the navy department that he planned to send destroyers to Shanghai as relief floor were destroyed. The loss was estimated at The blaze started in the basement from an undetermined cause. Restaurant Damaged Chippcwa Falls, of undetermined origin 1 I 1 V. Jtll. IIJ. IfclllJ units, and possibly the marines will tiamaged thc chippewa restaurant relieve others at Peking. Another development of more pa- cific nature, was reported to the state department last niplit by Min- ister MacMurray at Peking. The message related that fighting around Tientsin had lapsed to an extent per- mitting resumption of international train service between that city and Peking and that commercial ser- vice aNo had resulted. Navy advices today said the for- eign settlement at Tientsin had not been disturbed during the fighting in that city, and that no Americans had been molested. jesterday to the estimated extent of while shortly after Wtize was extinguished fire in the Three Killed in New York Dance Fight New York, Dec. unidentified men were shot and killed early today as the climax of a Christmas dance at the Adonis social club, a South Brooklyn re- sort. The police believed that the week- the anthracite operators proposi- on a bridge and plunge into the tion that the workers resume opera- stream, throwing the imprisoned i tions immediately, occupants into icy water. _. The proposition of the mine own- ers that the men return to work at. the old wage scale and that this rate Anti-German Sentiment Flares in Italian Preys Rome, Dec. Anti- Ger- Briggs, a Now York architect, as a man sentiment is flaring up in Itily. German spy. Denouncing Germany as "our in- The Impero says Italy will never of pay continue until September stlnctlve racial the fascist play second fiddle to Germany again. 192G, said Mr. Kennedy, was in the PaPer Impsro has come out with a Ir, demin.ls that Germany shall "ex- offer made by the Lousener county vvaining to Italians the trade piato he.- criminal f that Ger- and other activities of Germany. delegation of the Pennsylvania house of representatives two weeks ago. "The mine workers will not return to work until a contract is agreed Mr. Kennedy added. The action of the operators in circulating the proposition at this time, he said, shows "a lack of and is an at- tempt to "prejudice" the wage con- ference to be held in New York next The immediate paper's article is occasion of the that many n-over aspjrc to the possession of colonies, that Austria be prevent- ed from joining Germany the Italy and that Italy forever hold the the ATTRIBUTE FIVE CHICAGO DEATHS TO FRIGID WAVE COLDER WEATHER IN PROS- PECT FOR TONIGHT WITH NO RKL1EF IN SIGHT FOR SEV- ERAL DAYS Chicago, Dec. bla-tp, pebbly ranging- to 10 below zero were predicted for Chicago and the Lake Michigan legion tonight as ftvp death? in Chi- cago were attributed to the cold, three of the victims having been frozen to death. The temperature dropped to 13 below zero in Duluth, Minn., early today and other cities of the central states suffered proportionately, with 32 below zero at Mason City and Waterloo, Iowa, six below at Mil- waukee and 10 below at Rockford, 111., and 1 above at Chicago. Shippers Are Warned The weather forecast predicted from 5 to 10 degrees below zero as probable tonight in the northeastern portion of the Chicago forecast dis- rol, a district which includes famous Brenner pass through men came at midnight to the club caused loss. Equity Storehouse Burns Marinette, Wis., Dec. 26. -An Refuses to Grant Mercy Tokyo, Dec. 26 foreign about other was, How Mahomet would feel that is uncertain. He, like lenders of pagan religions, after all, a fortune teller. He tells you what will happen nfter death instead of telling what will hnppon day after tomorrow. Ordinary Turkish fortune tellers promise clients n hcautiful lady, (nrpe, round eyes and a pleas- ant fat figure, next week. Mahomet promised each of the faithful a hundred ladies, with fittings to match, in paradi'c. The business if fortune telling, this life and th" 1ife to come, is not to be interfered with lightly. Mrs. Schilrikraut, wife of B movie actor, wants a divorce, and for one thing complains of husband's conceit. There the judge stern and say "No." conceit just'fird divorce, heaven help the srxcrcd institution of mar- riage. Only earth's patient wives know the height, length, breadth and of thc masculii-c conceit (Continued on Page Two) early morning fire of undetermined origin destroyed the farmers equity storehouse at Porterfield, Wis., Christmas day, entailing a loss of between and The heaviest damage was suffered by the Dominic Basso company of Chicago, which had pounds of grade cheese stored in thc base- ment of the storehouse valued at a- bout The loss was part- I where dancing was going on. They i by Mr. 0 were accompanied by girls and it is believed that a quarrel arose be- tween the strangers and the dancers over choice of partners. The triple crime was discovered when a policeman found one of the bodies lying in the street. He made his way to the dance hall and found the other two dead men lying amid broken furniture which had apparently been wrecked in a ter- should look If husband's office has received advices from the Japanese consul at Mukden that !y covered in insurance. General Chang Tso-Lin has refused to promise mercy for the preserva- tion of the lives of the defeated Marshal Kuo Sung-Ling's family and also for the lives of Kuo's principal officers. Consequently it is feared the government's efforts will prove useless. The legislators' offer, referred to Kennedy, was about an ment. It provides for "an im- mediate resumption of work unde the terms of the expired contract for the period until September wit] negotiations to be taken up within two months to consider "any modi- fications of the expired contract." Will Give Consideration Springfield, 111., Dec. ers officials will give their answer to rific struggle. The hall was desert- j the proposition that anthracite min- ed. I ers resume work under the old wage Residents of the neighborhood j ?caje.when thcv meet the operator; Word was received from Shanghai by the foreign, office that all of Kuo's troops surrendered and have Rev. Wm. Van Roosmalen, Former Pastor Here, Dies Word came today of the death at De Pere, Wis., of the Rev. William Francis Van Roosmalen, 68, who w pastor of SS. Peter and Paul Cath- olic church here from 1S97 to 1904. joined General Chang's forces. In I Since 1904 Father Van Roosmalen consequence the warring between the j }'as been the Pastor of St. Mary'; two factions, whose recent hostili-! church at De Pere. ties have centered around Father Van Roosmalen was strick- the Manchurian capital, is believed en with heart disease Thursday mor- to be finished. The cruiser Hirato I ning in the bathroom of his home at which previously had been sent to i De Pere, and fell to the floor, dying Ching Wangato for the protection instantly. He was born in Holland, of nationals, was ordered to return' and for a time occupied a pastorate to Port Arthur. Chang Tso-Lin is reported to be in Mukden, jubilant and happy and be- in Green Bay, in addition to those at Wisconsin Rapids and De Pere. The funeral will be held in St. a child by his fifth wife. LITTLE JOE sides celebrating his victory over, Mary's church, De Pore, Monday is also celebrating the birth of morning, with the Rt Rev. Paul P. Rhode, bishop of the Catholic dio- cese of Green Bay, officiating at the solemn requiem high mass. ___ Madison Woman's Death Is Pronounced Suicide Chicago, Dec. and: cnbnr't owners, anticipating intens- j Madison Wis., Dec. ive eiTorts of prohibition agents on Sam Bongiovanni, 37, mother of New Year's eve, are reported to have Cafes Ready to Meet Holiday Liquor Drive employed private in ef- forts to identify agents who may enter their places in the guise of patrons. The detectives have submitted de- tailed reports regarding appearances of agents likely to be assigned to five childrsn, was found dead m her home last night, a ballet wound in her head. District Attorney La Follette, found that she hp.ti tr.ken her own life.. He was told she had been in ill health. The gun with which Mrs. Bongivi- anni is alleged to have shot herself said that they had heard no shots nor any sounds of a struggle. in joint conference in New York City, 3 p. m. next Tuesday, President One of the slain men later was John L- Lewis> of the United Minc identified as Richard (Peg Leg) Workers of America said here today. Lanigran, alleged member of the lie declined any further comment on notorious Lovett gang, known to Mr- InSUs' proposal, the police as dock marauders. William Lovett, former leader of the gang, also known as the "white head was found mysterious- Hopeful of Peace Scranton, Pa., Dec. -With the anthracite joint sub-committee ly murdered in November, 1923, in j scheduled to renew wage negotia- the back room of a tenement near tions at New York next Tuesday in the Brooklyn bridge. One-Man Street Cars Approved for Milwaukee an effort to end the suspension (Continued on Page Two) of Madison, Wis., Dec. 26 mission has been granted by the state railroad commission for the in- stallation of one-man street cars on the Walnut street line in Milwau- kee, effective March 1. The commis- sion announced that it had found! On the occasion of the national Bulgarian King Extends Clemency to Bombers Sofia, Bulgaria, Dec. King Boris has extended a full par- don to sixty persons condemned to death for complicity in the conspira- cy leading to the bombing of the cathedral last April. that service would be improved. It did not believe the service should be inaugurated during the period of heaviest riding, in the winter months, however. The Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad was ordered to rear- range thc location of over flow pipes on its property in Milwaukee, on complaint of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen, so that trainmen cou'.d operate the pipes without hav- ing to lean too far out of engine cabs. fete day last November the king commuted the death sentence in the case for many of those convicted by a military court for participation in the cathedral outrage. the the The pass the shjrtci-t route between January 5 and 6, has in Palermo recently of Mrs. Ella not been furnished to William George Bruce, member of the ex- ecutive board for Wisconsin, he stated today, he believed that all state cities bordering on Lakes Michigan and Superior would send not less than one and probably at least two1 dele-gates to the meeting, rating one of the most important, Pittsville Claims To Have Its Meanest Man (Special to Tribune) Pittsville, Dec. meanest man in the world seams to live some- where in the vicinity of Pittsville. ones in the association history. Former meetings have been attend- ed by Wisconsin members in repre- He operated on Wednesday at the sentative proportion. Mr. Bruce Henry Kragenbrink home, located on said a special effort was being S. T. H. 13, about four miles east of made to obtain an even larger at- the city where he entered while the tendance. family was at a nearby school house Milwaukee will be represented by putting up decorations for a com- Mr. Bruce and Mayor Daniel Hoan. munity Christmas celebration. The Ashland will send Judge C. A. robber waited until the family had Lamoreaux, while other lake cities departed for the school building and will be represented by city officials then drove up with a truck. He ran- and persons interested in harbor sacked the house stealing sixteen improvement. dollars in cash, a box of cigars and a Mr. Bruce and Judge Lamoreaux bottle of perfume intended as Christmas nresents to the various are members of the Wisconsin Wa- terways commission, interested in the lakes to tidewater proposals. There is a vacancy on the commis- members of the family. The robbery was committed between one and two o'clock in the afternoon. No clues sion which Governor Blaine may fill were left to give the authorities any- early in the new year. ;hing to work on. The thief even cut ;he telephone wires so that the alarm could not be spread. Boost in Commutation Trace Michigan Typhoid Outbreak to Aged Woman Banker's Arrest Reveals Losses of Half-Million Chicago, Dec. 26 of Walter C. Rippbei-ger, youthful in- banker of Elgin, 111., has trict and as far southward as north- ern Indiana and northern Illinois. Indications were that the cold would continue over Monday in most sections of the district. Shippers were advised by the wea- ther bureau to protect their ship- ments through the Chicago territory against possible temperatures of from 10 to 25 degrees below zero in the northwest. Three Freeze to Death Three men were frozen to death and another partly frozen early to- day in Chicago. The dead are John Hirt, and Thomas Durkin. John Janzer, 40 years old, was found partly frozen. Another man, about 50 years old, who is unidentified, found prostrate from the cold, died shortly after be- ing removed to a police station. Exposure to the cold is believed to have hastened the death of an un- identified man about 35 years old. He was found lying in the snow, suf- fering from a fracture of the skull. A fifth death with the cold pos- sibly a contributory cause was re- ported. The man, Martin Hogan, 60, died suddenly in a rooming house. Cold Will Continue Milwaukee, Dec. zero weather for the next two days is the weather forecast for Wiscon- sin. Temperatures began falling early yesterday and the maximum cold registered in the state at an early hour today ranged from three (Continued on Page Two) Christmas Holiday Brings 12 Deaths in California San Francisco. Dec. 26 Christmas holiday in California was marred by at least twelve deaths in numerous accidents and the injury of some two score others. Automobile mishaps took the lives of four men and one woman in south- ern and central California, while at Lansing, Mich., Dee. an eighty year old resident _ Rates of Eaton Rapids, the state health department announced today, have sfoner said, that the woman was 11Hnois farmers. i evcaled that his company has fail-1 Eureka in northern California two ed with a loss of most oft men and three boys were drowned, which may be suffered by north-1 One man was killed near Sat typhoid earner. Rippberger was charged with i Francisco in a rear end collision of fwo street cars. A man was struck Chicajro, Dec. 26 Illinois fever that followed a church dinner in that city November 18. To date Investigating the aged woman's I'oi'STing the name of A. Crott, Eltrii.'hv a train at Oakland and instantly each, which were purchased I history, the health department ffarajre 'man to .six promisory note- hilled. Approval been traced the S3 cases of typhoid thafc hcr squads for holiday service. They waa placed in the hands of Police Central, Chicago, Milwaukee and St. three of the cases have proved have even arranged for .schools, for Chief Trostle by of the Paul. Chicago and Eastern Illinois fatal. managers and head who will be taken to court rooms and corn- dors of prohibition headquarter nnd hrtwn'the agents, so thc story goes. The relatives explained that the .ipof had been Itom the dc of the dead woman before po- Dry circles admit that it may be, arrived because they were afraid to exchange staffs with .-ome 'ithir districts before Thursday if the detectives suc- ceeded in viewing all the that E. D. Ytllowley, prohibition Admin- istrator, plans to use. that blame would be placed on her husband, in whose name it had been purchased. Four men who were held in jail here last night in connection with tht affair haw tera ratoased. :ind the Chiongo and Western In- Man raihoad; wen- penmt'.od t.) ly by fcdeul iudgps to pu' nto effect twenty per cent increas- The investigation conducted by the department rove iled that one of those stiicken with the "asc had eaten of squash which os in commutation rates. The ruling, thc aged woman prepared and con- was in UM form of temporary in- junction preventing enforcement of, a decision by the Illinois commerce commfeiion that a fifteen per cent rnte increase ihould be affective (lending further inquiry. husband had ty- phoid fever back in the sixties and that she contracted it some later. Dr. Olin spi.I th had atrcvi' to avo'd huii'innn her fn.i'iv, r i had prim i not t< t V v. m persons outside hcr of' by Mrs. Mar, McDonald, Elgin, Jump Vox R-vrh TFcfts at Madison TY.al tributed to the dinner. In prepar- Of those afflicted following thc Mid nn ]Vc. W. .'urcl theft of foxes within six at a Fox nerc ing thc squash, taken from her, Eaton Rapids dinner, former Lieu-.ported yesterday by Ben Llceks the garden, she'had worked it through a colander with her hands. Laboratory Usti showed, Dr. Rich- ard M. Olin, ataU health cMnmia- tenant Governor Lurcn D. Dickin- son and Dr. James B. Bradley, foi- mer state auditor general, still are tn a condition. Mocks e.-timated his loss "it S10.000. One mimal was stolon November 13, four la it Sunoity and another yesterday. to Season's Peak Priet Chicago, Dor. 26 jumped more than t bushel today to the highest level vet this season. May wrfd at tbove a bushel and Deetmlwr ibove 11.80. of frank (ton- tip; to in Argentina wera M hand, and it was alxo current that mills J i the United an a rule no more than H
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