Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune, October 6, 1926

Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune

October 06, 1926

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Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - October 6, 1926, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin A. P. LEASED WIRE This paper tarred by towed win with7 the report of the AMociited PrcM. Kamds Dafly Trikme S T U T 1 V E iQf NEWS PA PER KVJ CONSTfVUTlV WEATHER OUTLQOI Fair tonight and pratabiy Thumday; tempera- ture Thursday and in west portion tonight. Thirteenth 4058. Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., Wednesday, October 6, 1926. Today On the Pennsylvania Flyer. Your Uncle's Pocket book. 160 Minutes in Chicago. Two Things to See. -----By Arthur Brisbane Written on the "Broadway Lim- the Pennsylvania Flyer, Chi- cago to New York. This long train of steel cars, rolling in twenty hours from one to the other of the two greatest cities in America, is a credit to this country and its rail- road men. It carries you through a_ thousand miles of intensive indus-j try and farming, one-third of the country's width. Price Three Cents BABE HITS 3 HOMERS; YANKS WIN, 10-5 YANK SLUGGERS FIND RANGE OF FIVE PITCHERS Chicago, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, New York. Those four city names mean everything that is solid, pow- erful, and heaven knows how many billions of American dollars. This railroad is an almost straight line cut through the heart of the east. You must travel over it to see the inside of Uncle Sam's pocket. You have two hours and forty minutes in Chicagq, where you change from the Santa Fe to the Pennsylvania, traveling from the> Pacific to the Atlantic. And in 160 n.tnutes spent in Chicago you can see a great deal. A city forever restlessly building and a park system man- aged for the people, w-hose children play on the grass, not for the J as sn New York City. Great steel works and 90 cent of the nation's packing indus- try. A wonderful waterfront, equal- ed the world, stupendous business buildings and, most valu- able of all, absolute discontent with everything accomplished thus far. R H E New York ,........10 14 St. Louis 5 14 0 Sportsman's Park, St. Louis, Oct. 6 New York Yankees evened the world se- ries with the St. Louis Cardi- nals by winning the fourth game, featured by three home runs by Babe 10 to 5. Ruth hit for the circuit in the first, .third and sixth innings and smashed half a dozen world series records by his perform- ance. Hoyt pitched tight ball in the pinches for the winners while St. Louis used Rhem, Reinhart, H. Bell, Hallahan and Keen in the box. Spoftsmans Park, St. Louis, Oct. 6 a last minute change sending Flint Rhem, young right hander to the rnound, Louis to- day sought to make it three straight from the New York Yankees in the fourth game of the world series. Manager Huggins sent Waite Hoyt, hi? youthful veteran to the box in an effort to even the series with the Cardinals and end the Yankees, Two things that you must see in slumP- Contending managers stood Chicago are the full size reproduc- I ?at on thJ> of their respective tions of two great equestrian stat- Ruth was again in left Council Votes Budget With 3.5 Tax Rate Sock 'er Again, Big Boy ues at Chicago's art gallery on Mich- igan avenue. On the left as you en- ter is Colleoni, sitting on his magni- ficent war horse, as he has sat in Venice for nearly 500 years. On the right that other magnifi- cent "Condottieie Gattamelata." Give eighty ot your one hundred and sixty minutes to those stat- ues, and jou can afford to miss the stockyards, and tractions. seveial other at- The power in the two horses and two Venetian fighting men you will find noxvhere else. Vcrrocchio made the statue of Colleoni, Donatello, that of Gattamelata. There is more power in Colleoni's left shoulder thrown forward than in all the mongrel prize fighters that the ring the job. "I can beat those fellows and would like to get a chance at told his manager. Hornsby thenvdecided that such a mental con- and the house of representatives j fshou'd rewarded and told thrown in Rhp'n to get ready to Pltch' Following play by play description Chicago should remember that by Carl Brandcbury: those statues were made to stand First Inninc in the open in the brilliant sun of i YANKEES: After the band play- Italy, not hidden away in the dull cd the Star Spangled Banner the field, leaving Bob Meusel to combat the sun's rays in right. With two victories to the credit of the National league champions, the Yankees went into the frame with their backs to the wall. In the three games already played the American league pennant winners had done little hitting. They announced be- fore the game that today would see them snapping out of their slump. There was another colorful crowd, filling the stands to their capacity of approximately The Cardi- nal rooters could see nothing but another victory and a triumphant note marked the advance cheering, j circuit smashes. Cardinal pitchers walked him his other two trips to the Manager Hornsby favored Arthur piate, giving him a perfect record for the day. Reinhart, a lefthander, for the pitch- ing assignment until he came to the park and found Rhem openly seek- George Herman Ruth, champion long distance baseball hitter of all time, made up for three days of World Series inactivity today with three LOCAL COMPANY SELLS STOCK TO FINANCE GROWTH CARBONIC AMERICAN CHINERY COMPANY SEEKS FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR EXPANSION PROGRAM Council Adopts Fee for Peddlers; Votes New Water Extention System In addition to adopting the city budget for the new year and estab- MA- lishing the rate of the taxes to be levied next winter the city council A financing program, to provide capital made necessary by the expansion of the business, has been announced by the American Carbonic Machinery company of this city. The company will sell of 7 per cent preferred stock and of common stock. Both corn- con and preferred shares will have a par value of each. has ever bred. There is more dignity in the old- er fighting man, Gattamelata, than i you could extract from the boiled down essence of our entire senate Jury Will Have Comrie Auto Death Case Tonight gray ligt of a cloudy day. Perhaps Samuel Insull, who rais- es good horses and owns Chicago's light and power, will provide an imitation of sunlight for those two most magnificent equestrian statues in all the world. Nothing has ever been done and nothing like them can ever be done again, for the individual fighting man is replaced'by the demon in a gas mask, and the war horse is gone to make room for the airplane and the tank. Also, artistic Chicago, why do you tuck your reproduction of the Venus of Milo away in the corner of a staiicase? That immortal Greek lady was not made for such fate, never intended to Another plas- Icr cast on the other side of the stairs. Give her a fine room to herself, or cover her up. Show respect for the greatest woman ever created, if only to influence the army of little Chicago girls that sit copying, with their cotton Russian -smocks, their pink silk stockings, and their eager faces. This is really the land of oppor- tunity now as in the past. Consider Homy's Ford case. Twenty-one years ago he was night engineer in the Detroit electric light plant, earn- ing a month. Now he is prob- ably the richest man in the world. He makes, and what is more, he Continued on Page Three) Cardinals took the field. Rhem warmed up a bit and seem- ed to have plentv of speed. Combs up, strike one, called, the first pitch was a fast inside, ball one, inside, low, strike two, Combs struckout, passing up a fast curve breaking over the plate. Koe- nig up, strike one, called strike two, swung, Koenig struckout, taking a third called strike. Ruth up, Ruth got a home run over the right field stands hitting the first pitch. The ball fell into the adjoining street. Meusel up, ball one, outside, ball two, low inside, strike one, swung, foul strike two, ball three, high, foul, 'After two days of taking testi mony in the tnal of W. D. Comrie La Crosse man, for fourth degre manslaughter as the result of an accident on July 1 in which Alher Zimmer, a Pittsville farmer was kill JURY WILL HAVE BRIBE CASE SOON RESTING OF DEFENSE BRINGS DAUGHERTY-MILLER CON- SPIRACY CASE TO PROSPECT OF QUICK CLOSE New York, Oct. defense jested unexpectedly today in the Daugherty-Miller conspiiacy trial. The jury was excused and motions foul. foul. Meusel got a base on balls! I for strikinS out Parts of evidence the fouith pitch being outside. re10" verdict rig up, ball one, low, on the hit and run play Gehrig singled into right went to third, on the throw the defendants were denied by Judge Mack. Court was adjourned at noon until two o'clock when summations in, Meusel tried for the plate and beSin was out. Southworth to Hoinsby to O'Farrell. One run; 2 hits; no er- rors. CARDINALS: Douthit, up Dout- hit beat out a hit to deep short, hit- ting the first ball pitched, South- Before the defense rested worth up, ball one, outside, ball two, j Mack refused to admit the Neither Thomas W. Miller nor Harry M. Daugherty, the defend- ants, took the stand. Judge Mack is expected to charge the jury Friday. Judge testi- low, foul, strike one, foul strike j mony of the late John T. King, "Re- publican national committeeman from Connecticut before the grand ed the defense and state rested this afternoon. Circuit Judge Byron B. Park limited closing pleas to an hour and a half each, which meant that the cause would probably go the jury before couit zecesped to- day Defense Counsel C. E. Briere put the (ipiendant on the stand ftnntiy bcfoi e the noon and Conine's life history was traced. The defen- dant explainer! version of the fatal accident, maintaining that "le had not had a drop of intoxicating liquor at the time, and that he was on the right hand side of the roa-1. Dist. Atty. M. S. King gained the admission from Comrie that the latter had said he had had several drinks the evening of the accident, sut Comrie said he had meant near seer bought at a Pittsville pool hall. 3ther customers of the pool hall who lad drunk with Comrie corroborat ed this assertion. Both the state an defense called numerous witnesse n an endeavor to prove that Com had been drunk or sober. Four chai-acter v itnesses from Crosse declared they had alway cnown Comrie to bs a peaceful anc aw abiding citizen. The stock issue, 0. R. Roenius, president and general manager of the company stated, was decided up- on to permit the company to meet the rapidly increasing demand for ts products. Proceeds of the stock sale will furnish working capital ror the handling of a larger volume 'f business and will permit expan- ion of the company's productive 'acilities as needed. First Public Stock Sale The company will make the first ffering of the new shares .locally n the hope of retaining the stock wneiship almost entiiely in Wis- onsin Rapids. The new stock issue ffers the general public its first pportunity to participate in the wnership of the concern, which itherto has been held almost en- ircly by a very small group, nearly 11 of whom are active in the busi- ess. The American Carbonic Machin- ry company has been one of tha utstanding successful industrial oncerns of the community. The ex- cnt of its growth is indicated by ie steady increase in its annual olume of business, from approxi- mately in 1898 to over last year.> Established in 1893 by the late E. Itoenius as the Grand Rapids Foun- dry company, the concern, for a number of years, devoted itself chiefly to repair work for nearby mills, and ordinarily employed only two men. Ice Machines Built Success 0. R. Roenius, the present presi- dent and general manager, became associated with the company in 1S98. It was not until 1907, however, that a start was made in the line of production to which the company owes its present success. In that year the first ice machine of the Car- bonic Safety type was turned out last night took affirmative action on two important ordinances. Under the provisions of one of them peddlers and itinerant order takers will be compelled to pay a daily license fee of S25. The or- dinance makes exception of farmers who come to the city to sell their produce. The second ordinance provides a method for the financing of sewer and water extensions in thinly set- tled parts of the city without burd- ening the city treasury. Zone Commission Named Other action taken by the council included: Approval of Mayor Mead's ap- pointment to the city zoning com- mission of r'rank Henry, Earl Bos- seit and L. E. Nash, and election by the council of John Roberts to membership on this commission, which also includes the mayor, the president of the park board, and the city engineer. Ratification of Mayor Mead's ap- pointment of John Nilles to succeed Hugh W. Goggms as supervisor for the Eighth ward. Oidenng in of lights in the alley back of Second stieet north and First street south, between Vine street and the easo side market square. The council received a message from Mayor Mead vetoing the ac- tion taken at the last meeting or- dering Fred Panter to construct 150 feet of sidewalk to serve a resident of a side street. The Mayor de- clared the action unfair to Mr. Panter and said that it would set an undesirable precedent. Scope of Law in Doubt Adoption of the ordinance requir- ing a fee of per day from ped- dlers and order takers came only af- ter extended discussion in which many doubts were raised as to the scope and intention of the ordinance. While the ordinance apparently covers all per.sons peddling goods or soliciting orders by house-to- liouse canvass there apeared to be some doubt in the minds of many of ;he aldermen as to how far it should be applied. When the roll was taken duplicate of one which has been suc- cessfully applied in the city of Mani- towoc. Atty. H. W. Goggins appeared be- fore the council with a lequest for action on the case of George Jack- son, an invalid, and his 12-year-old son, who have been city charges for I the last six years. Mr. Goggins ap- I peared in behalf of Mrs. Edith whose compensation for caring for Mr. Jackson was recently reduced from to per month. The city must either restore the old rate of compensation or make other provis- ion for Mr. Jackson's care, Mr. Gog- gins said. Mayor Mead announced that he would appoint a committee from the council to investigate the 1327 ESTIMATES PROVIDE FOR BIG CITY DEBT SLASH CITY AND SCHOOL EXPENSES REDUCED BUT DEBT PAY- MENTS SCHEDULED MAKE TAX BOOST NECESSARY case. The city council last night adopt- ed a budget which will make neces- sary the rdising hy direct taxation a trial of for city and school purposes and -will require a tax: rate of 3.5 pei-cent, an increase of three-tenths of one percent over the rate levied last year. The budget torals added to the estimated amount of county and CLOSE CHURCHES TO LABOR TALKS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE RE- SPONSIBLE FOR WITHDRAW- AL OF INVITATIONS, DE- CLARES GREEN state taxes which will be required of j Wisconsin Rapids, give a total to be laised by taxation in this city of The following is a summary of the' figures: Public School Budget.. City Debt Budget....... City Budget Aldermen John Bamberg was the only one to vote no. There was stronger opposition to ;he sewer ordinance, adoption of .vhich was finally voted, 10 to 3, with Aldermen Bamberg, Dernbach and- lolstium voting no. The principal objection to the ordinance, as voted and the success which attended the i by Alderman Bamberg, was that it LITTLE JOE MAY PINE MIND two, ball three, high and outside, Southworth singled into center, Douthit going to third. Homsby up, Yankee infield played back, ball one, inside, foul, strike one, strike two called, Douthit scored on Hornsby's single to right, Southworth stop- ping at second. Shocker was now warming up for the New Yorkers. Bottomley up, ball one, low outside, strike one, swung, foul strike two, Bottomjey sent a fly to Ruth, the runners holding their bases. Bell up, Bell fliccl out to Combs, Southworth raced to third on the catch, a sacri- fice fly for Bell, Hornsby held first. Hafey up, foul strike one, ball one outside, it was a pitch out, ball two, outside, foul strike two, ball three, low, and Hornsby stole second, Ha- fey struckout swinging for the third strike. One run; 3 hits; no errors. Second Inning YANKEES: Lazzeri up, ball one, inside, Lazzeri got a long hit into left for two bases and was out Stretching it, Douthit to Thevenow to Bell. Dugan up, Dugan popped to Thevenow. Sevcreid up, ball one, low, outside, ball two, low outside, strike one, called, Severeid singled over the middle bag. Hoyt up, ball one, inside, ball two, high, ball three, iniide, one, called, itrike two, _ on Paf e Two) jury last December. Mai S. Daugherty, testifying to- oay, told how of Merton- King Liberty bonds were found in Jesse W. Smith's accounts after his suicide. Charge Ku Klux Klan With Violating Anti-Mask Law Owosso, Mich., Oct. test of Michigan's anti-masking law was forecast today when E. C Whiteherse, chief of police applied for a warrant chargng George E. Carr, grand dragon of the Ku Klux Klan in Michigan with violating the statute.- Democracy Faces Failure Dr. Meiklejohn Declares St. Paul, Minn., Oct. democracy as "a delusion, a gospel, a Dr. Alexander Meikle- john, University of Wisconsin pro- fessor, criticised bad thinking as treason in an address here Tuesday night. "Democracy, a self evident fail- he said "treats ppople as if they were intelligent, kind, pure, high, generous and sweet, when they are nothing of the sort." Advocating education, he asserted "if you can educate all the people to understand what the group as a wbplt in doing then you'll have' a democracy." Holding that the only Is wHUngntM to believe IOIIM- tbing when there is no evidence for believing it, the speaker declared this trait is exemplified today in re- ligion, politics, groups, sects and parties. "We even go so far as to say who- ever challenges dogma is dislojAl. Loyalty to the constitution is not to think of swallow it whole. The secret service will get after you if you don't." Scoring "selling Dr Meik- kjohn declared that its practice in churches and universities constitutes no safe endorsement but that the system is the "-jsing of men's pre- judices and weaknesses to introduce ideas for the private gain of the manipulator." introduction of this machine maik- cd the start of the development of a large manufacturing business. In 1912 the name of the company was changed to1 the American Caibonic Machinery company, and the entire resources of the concern concentrat- ed upon the manufacture of refrig- erating machinery and equipment. At the present time the company has machines in use in practically all of the large cities of the country. Chicago alone has 250 machines, and such buildings as the new Union would compel persons of small means to build their homes on re- latively high priced lots in the well built-up parts of the city or go without sewer and water service. Frees City of Burden The ordinance provides that no petition for sewer and water shall be grantsd in cases wheie there is not one immediate consumer of water for every 66 feet of main re- quirtd, except that citizens who de- sire sewer and water service and who live on streets where there are Detroit, Oct. to the forty-sixth annual convention of the American Federation of Labor assembled for their fourth business session today with the knowledge that pulpits of the protestant churches of Detroit were closed to heir leaders. Unofficially advised that the Federal Council of Churches of Christ in America, the Detroit min- isterial association and the Y. M. C. A. had rescinded invitations to convention leaders to fill Detroit pul- pits next Sunday, William Green, president of the federation of labor, issued a formal public statement charging the revocations were in- spired "through the influence of the Detroit Chamber of Commerce and the building trades association." Spokesmen for the commercial or- ganization answered Green by re- leasing for newspaper publication an official outline of their position, in which it was requested that ad- dresses "by men who are admittedly attacking our government and our Total for Less estimated receipts Total to be raised for city by direct Estimated total of Coun- ty and State Taxes to be paid by American plan of employment" be matched by those of "Detroit speak- ers who will be happy to show that our city has outstripped all her ri- vals simply because she has been unfetteied by labor organizations." Addresses by the fraternal dele- gates from labor organizations of foreign countries were first in the itgular order of convention business today. station, the Morrison and Drake ho- j not the required number of consum- tels, the Chicago Tribune tower, the ers may obtain such services by ad- South Shore country club, the Ham- ilton club, the Granada, Senate, Asher Terminal and other theatres, have American Carbonic refrigerat- ing and cooling systems. Among the many other large installations which the company has made are the Pook-Cadillac hotel in Detioit, the Mayflower hotel in Washington, D. C., the Commodore Perry hotel at Toledo, the Hotel Cleveland and five ether large hotels in Cleveland, and nine theaters of the Lowe-Strand string in New York city. The company is an important fac- vancing the city's share of the cost or by agreeing to pay per year for each 66 i'eet of mam for which there is no consumer. In cases where the money is advanced it will be re- paid by the city as new houses are built, bringing- up the number of water consumers to the required number. The ordinance, it was pointed out bj Mayor Mead, Aid. Ray Richards, and City Eng. Gross, will relieve the city treasury from the heavy burden of laying mains from which there is no adequate leturn in water fees, while at the same time making it Mayor Mead Officer of Social Work Conference Milwaukee, Oct Marie C. Kohler, Sheboygan, was elected president of the Wisconsin Conference of Social Workers at the meeting of the board of directors Tuesday night. Miss Kohler who succeeds Justice M. B. Rosenberry, Madison, was formerly vice presi- dent. Walter J. Kohler, was re-elected chairman of finance; Mayor George W. Mead, Wisconsin Rapids, vice president; John S. Donald, Madison, treasurer and Malcolm Nichols, Mil- waukee, secretary. Total to be raised by direct Big Debt Reduction The new budget, although total- ling nearly more than that adopted a year ago, and requiring an increase in the tax rate of three- tenths of one percent, shows reduc- tions in all items except those which apply to the city debt. The school budget has been trimmed about and the budget for city ex- penses has been reduced about 000, but the city debt budget has been increased from for pay- ments of interest and principal, as provided in the budget adopted a year ago, :o This is in line with the policy of wiping cut the city's unfunded obligations, and will make possible, Mayor Mead declared last night, a reduction in the tax rate next year or the year after. The budget, as adopted last night, provides for a reduction of in the city's debt, and interest pay- ments amounting to a total of 493.34. In voting approval of the budget, however, the council author- ized the city clerk to increase or cle- j ciease the item of notes payable to make the budget conform exactly to the funds which a 3.5 per cent tax levy will provide. This action, which is taken each year, is necessary be- cause it is impossible to tell in ad- vance the exact amount of county and states taxes which will ba charged against the city. I I The resolution approving the budget nnd 'evying the necessary tax rwas adopted unanimously and without debate after Mayor 'Mead (Continued on Page Two) Elect Racine Publisher To Lead State Editors Janesville, Wis., Oct. Frank R. Starbuck, publisher of the Racine Journal News, was elected president of the Wisconsin Associat- __ _ UT. Mortensen Bllllding Vaur U ed Press editorial association at tha flew on Inird Mreet annual meeting conciuded here Tues- tir day evening. William T. Evjue, Work was comenced this morning icditor of the Madison Capital Times, on the construction of a new resi- 1 w as re-electecl member of the ad- dence for Dr. O. N. on Visory board for the state. Twenty- tor in the local industrial situation, possible for those living in outlying giving employment to loO men in its ayment and 50 cents extra on the ew split up stock Tuesday. This will give the shareholders and bring the total pay- outskirts of the city, and thus save expense in the upkeep of streets and in the extension of eelctric service. The ordinance is almost an exact the lot on Fourth street south for- four members were present. The inerly owned by Geoige Nixon, and session ended with a dinner given by recently purchased by the_ Masses (the janesville Daily Gazette to vis- Anna and Mary McMillan. Woik on the new building is under the super- vision of A. F. Billmeyer, architect. The new Mortensen residence will be a frame building, and it is not expected that work will be finishec on it until next spring. Lake Levels Rising Say Chicago Drainage Experts Chicago, Oct. of the Chicago sanitary district be- lieve the Great Lakes arc returning ta high levels, after a long low stage period which has occasioned much concern, in connection with a regu- lar cycle. Lake Michigan now stands fifteen inches higher than at the first of the year, having made the gain during eight months of excessive rainfall over the entire lake watershed, and from weather bureau data the en- for the year up to gineers tee evidence that tht regular upward swing of the cycle has been reached. H. P. Ramey and P. J. Harring- ton, assistant chief of staff, point- ed out the conditions which obtain now also prevailed in 1896, when the lake chain last started toward high level. They outlined the view at a conference to estimat? the effect on the lakes of the summer's heavy rains. The official weather bureau slit- istics, it was said, showed the of generally low and generally high itors and a hundred citizens of Janesville. E. T. Cutter, superinten- dent of th2 Associated Press Cen- tral division spoke on gathering the news. Today the Wisconsin Daily League is in session. Blood Spattered Boat Is Clue To Missing Men Marquette, Mich., Oct. blood splattered rowboat found yes- terday in the shores of Pickerel gaw searchers their firbt definite clue as to the possible fate of Arvid Erickson uncl Emil Skoglund. game wardens, missing since lait day. It is the belief of offieorn that the wardens were slain nnd their bodtaft thrown into the lako by they apprehended for violations. Skoglund's automobile near Gwinn, 50 from ter- ritory they been patrolling when lake to cover of front pmtd. Blood foifiMt five to 25 yean. Iron the Abandoned cur. ,J ;