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Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - January 6, 1933, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin f'A.v P." LEASED ".WIRE >-'r .This. paper is served bjr r; leased wire with the; news i report' of the Press.' "v. A CO y S T R. V C T I V E E W S P A P E R 4: TOUR} HEALTH is the most valuable asset 'you have. Learn how to pro- tcct it by reading Dr. bein'u daily articles on the editorial page. Nineteenth 5978. "Wisconsin .Rapids, Friday, January 6, 1933. Single Copy Five Cents TO HOLD SIMPLE SERVICES FOR EX-PRESIDENT FINAL RITES FOR EX-PRESI- .WILL BE SIMILAR TO THE SIMPLE LIFE WHICH HE Chinese and Japs Renew Hostilities LED; LOSS. NATION MOURNS ITS Northampton, Mass., Jan. Calvin Coolidge goes to his long rest tomorrow amid the austere Chills of his native Vermont and the thoughts of a nation he led will fol- low the simple cortege. The sen-ices be as simple as the life he led. T That is the keynote of the fun- eral under preparation today for the 30ft struck down yesterday by a heart attack that came swiftly and left him dead with 1 an expression of peace on his face. Notable Funeral A "While expressions of, mourning came from all over the world, plans -were laid for a funeral that despite its unostentatious features, will be a notable one in the nation's history. President 'Herbert .Hoover, will come from Washington for the sen-- ices at a. m., eastern stan- dard time, tomorrow at Edwards Congregational the historic structure on main street named for Jonathan Edwards long ago. Congressional T leaders will come too, and groups of distinguished pco- from many cities. The choir in which Mrs. Coolidge often sung will It- was .testified that she fired at officers who de- ployed in" military fashion about the farm on which an" Elkhorn bank had foreclosed _ a mortgage, and which Cichon refused to _Still another charge hangs over Cichon. He is accused of having ad- vised a resist officers. Mrs: Cichon is, charged with as- sault with intent to kill. Prelimi- nary hearings on these charges are scheduled for Jan.'12. Tells of Offer Former. Sheriff "Mason testified he had offered' Cichon to leave the farm, peacefully. Mason said he was leaving office and he did not wish the last days of his administration marred by blood- shed. "Walter SinRJer, president of the Wisconsin Milk Pool, of which Ci- chon is i a member, attended th2 hearings. .tor Bingham, Connecticut Republi- can, long an opponent of prohibition, announcing they would vote against that provision.... rv x: j Chairman Norris, of the judiciary committee, said today he probably would oppose the entire amendment. With repeal out of the way, the sub-committee will turn its atten- tion to the house 3.2 per cent beer bill. _ ALIBI WITNESSES GIVEN HEARING THREE ELMIRA MEN WHO THE STATE CHARGES GAVE PER- J URED TESTIMONY IN GELOSI TRIAL, TAKE STAND AT MADISON. Madison, Wis., Jan. Preliminary hearing was being held today before Circuit Judge A. C. Hoppmann for three men charged giving perjured testimony .in behalf of Joe Gelosi, of Elmira, N. Y., who was convicted here last month of plotting the killing of An- drew Prcsti. Two; Station Operators .'The men are Richard L. Weiss and Charles R. Sampson, operators of an Elmira filling station and Harry C. Monncll, Elmira ice deal- The senate, Cool- idge presided as ad- journed almost Immediately upon meeting, to hold' no more sessions until Monday. No House Session Speaker Garner announced would be no session of the house to- morrow, as a mark of respect during the funeral.1 '1 Chief Justice Hughes, was secretary of state In the Coolidge cabinet, and Federal Justice Stone, who was his attorney general, will attend the funeral going on tho train from here. Before senate adjournment, the Rev. ZcBarney T. Phillips, its chap- lain, paid tribute to the former president. Then Vice President Curtis recog- nized Senator Walsh of Massachu- setts to present a V resolution ex- pressing profound sorrow. The message President Hoover sent to the capitol yesterday an- nounced the death formally to con- gress, and; which was read only in the house, was presented to the sen- er. They testified at Gelosi's trial that Market New York, Jan. The New York stock exchange will be closed. tomorrow as. a' tribute of respect toV Calvin i" ;r-Managers of the Now York5 cotton exchange also Titcd to close iomorrow. "C Drum Corps to Go 7 to Point Meeting When ".the Charles Hagerstrom Post-No. 9, American Legion jour- neys to Stevens Point next Wednes- day, January 11, they be ac- companied by the. local Legion Drum and Bugle.Corps. The drum corps members, at a regular ness meeting, last "night, voted to accompany the'post to the neigh- boring city> and put on a short concert program. The Stevens Point post is mak- ing .elaborate preparations to en- tertain the; local Legionnaires and Commander Von l Holliday urges that as large a number as possible make the trip. Legionnaires will as- semble at Wednesday, and ;af- tcr- a short business meeting will leave for Stevens-Point.'' Lifelong Resident of City Succumbs William Damitz, 1350 Grand ;i av- enue, died at the Wisconsin General hospital at Madison at this morning after a lingering illness. He was C2 years of age and had been a lifelong resident of this vi- cinity. Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the residence to the West Side Lu- theran church at p. m., Rev. E. H. Walther officiating. Burial trill be in Riverside cemetery, Nckoosa. The deceased was born in the town of Seneca, March 7, 1870, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ferdinand Damitz. On October 10, 189G, he married Miss Bertha Miller in the town of Sigel. Twelve children were born to this union, three having preceded the father in death. v Surviving are his wife and the following children: Clara of Milwau- kee, Mrs. J. F. Stowcn, Milwaukee; Henry, Green Bay; Albert, Lansing, Mich.; Edna, Harry, Irvin, Laura and Arthur, all at home. One grand- son, three brothers and four sis- ters also survive, Charles of Milwau- kee, Fred and George, this city; Mrs. William Krugcr, city; i Mrs. Frank Krugcr, Kellner; Mrs. Fred Fahl, Milwaukee; Mrs. Emil Ocs- trcich, city. The body will remain at the res- the convicted man was in Elmira at the time the state claimed he was in Janesville plotting the Presti slay- ing. One of the witnesses 'today was District Attorney Fred prosecutor. He said Weiss told him in Elmira he could not testify that Gelosi was in the New York City at the time in question. Another witness was Harry Man- zer, circuit court reporter who read the testimony given at the! Gelosi trial by the defendants. Repeat Their Story Sirs. Kathryn Snashall, Janesville, and her daughter, Mrs. Garland Ja- cobs, Kcnosha, were called to repeat their story that Gelosi wsa at the Snashall boarding house at the time the men said he was in El- mira. The state completed -its case this morning and the defense was to in- troduce evidence this afternoon. William Hamm Hurt i S When Hit by-Truck Struck by a milk truck, driven by Chester Konkol on highway 45 about 7 o'clock last night, William N. Hamm of Rudolph is receiving treatment for injuries about'. the face and head in the Rivcn-iew hospital. He had r three -stitches taken in a cut above his eye. It is reported that Mr.' Hamm is resting well in the hospital. idcnce. from Saturday afternoon un- til time for the funeral, which is in charge of Krohn and Bcrard. Milk Pool Members to Meet Next Week _ will be a spe- cial meeting of the 'Wood County Unit of the Cooperative Milk Pool members at the town of Wood hall, on Tuesday afternoon, January 10, at 2 o'clock sharp. All members aro requested to be pres- ent and all others who are interested in this movement will be-welcome. Leave on Special. Senator Watson, of Indiana, the Republican said jthe commit- tee of Senators and repfesentatives would leave -Washington on the presidential special at a. m., and arrive. at 9 a. m., tomorrow., Original plans for accompanying the funeral party to the burial ground at Plymouth, Vt., by automo- bile, Watson said, had been abandon- ed and the congressional committee will return to Washington on the president's train. Name Committee Twenty-four senators were named on the committee as follows: Senators Watson, Indiana; Robin- son, Arkansas; Hale, Maine; Swan- son, Virginia; Moses, New Hamp- shire; Ashurst, .Arizona; McNary, Oregon; Keyes, New Hampshire; Nevada; Reed, Pennsyl- vania; Fcss, Ohio; "Walsh, Montana; Dale, Vermont; Glass, Virginia; Metcalf, Rhode Island; Copeland, New York; Bingham, Connecticut; Walsh; Massachusetts; Hebert, Rhode Island; Barkley, Kentucky; Davis, Pennsylvania; Coolidge, Mas- sachusctts; Maine; and tin, Vermont. 5 Complete Representation The congressional representation was completed by the house mem- bers whom Speaker Garner appoint- ed yesterday. Representative Rainey of -Illinois, J Democratic floor leader and Snell .of New. York, Republican floor leader; Representatives Montague of Vir- ginia; Treadway of Massachusetts; Darrow of Pennsylvania; Tinkham, Luce, Underfill! and Connery of Mas- sachusetts, Gibson of Vermont, Greenwood of Indiana, Douglass of Douglas Arizona, McCormack and Granfield of Massa- chusetts. With the capital mourning already launched, military orders went out to army and navy posts and ships both at home and abroad to observe the funeral tomorrow with the sol- cmnity due a president or ex-presi- dent. The diplomatic corps took part in the mourning. A -wreath will be sent by them to the funeral ceremonies. MessengerBoy Robber Qets Jewelry Hollywood, Jan. A robber dressed as a messenger boy entered the'homc of Betty Compson, threatened her life, bound and gng- gcd her and escaped with jewelry the film actress said she valued at Bind; Former Manager The actress, reporting last night's robbery to the police, said the, man also bound and gagged E. D. Lcsh- in, her former production manager, who was visiting at the home.; She said the jewelry was insured. 4 Miss Compson, the wife of James Cruie, film director, said she and Lcshin were playing cards when the robber knocked on the door of her residence. L -1 "Miss he asked.' The actress replied in the -affir- mative and opened the door. -c- Forced Into Room f Without the robber pushed open the door and i forced Miss Compson into the room with Leshin. He made'thcm walk'up.the stairs to a bedroom where he bound and gagged Lcshin. "Now the robber warned, "I know my business and .if'you make any squawk I burn you both down." Spend Republican national committee -re- ported to congress today that it had spent from June 1, 1932, to the end of .the campaign year. Weather Report SNOW 7Ioudy, rain turn- ing to snow in north, colder in treat and north- central- portion.') toniRht; Satur- day ly cloudy and much colder. Today's Weather Facts: V V temperature 2-1- hour period ending at 7 a. m.; 39j minimum temperature, for 2-1-hour period ending at ,7 a. tem- m, 2