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Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - December 24, 1925, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin A. P. LEASED WIRE Tale it kf wire with Ikt re- pert ef the MM IH teeth TWELFTH 3718. WISCONSIN THURSDAY DECEMBER 24, PRICE THREE CENTS Today Give Useless Money as The Accusing Not How You By Arthur you for COAL MINERS READY TO TALK PEACE In Christmas advertisements nay have seen Christmas Here is another last minute If you can't think what to send the cash and ourself something if you buy the for your buy her thing Useful things are but a useless thing gives the most because it seems like a real Do not imitate the farmer that bought mother a axe to chop The Chicago Daily News is and Victor Lawson is proud of the men so eager to invest in the prise that Melville Stone and he built Names in the new ownership of the Chicago Daily News a loll call of the richest men in All are Many were included in the intellectual group that bought and financed the for the Chicago until they got tired W. E. Hearst kindly took it oil their HOLD YOUTHFUL PAIR FOR FATAL SHOOTING POLICE MAKE ARRESTS AFTER KILLING OF UNKNOWN MAN IN SALOON HOLDUP TODAY Dec. an hour after two bandits had held up and robbed the saloon of Peter Gill of in currency and one of them had taken the life of an man who sought to their John 21, and frank 19, both of were in cells and their con- fessions in the hands of the According to the it was who did the shooting while his companion with the dashed Everybody will wish the new ers of the News all possible But the question that Mr. looking success is possible when men that know more about money than journalism control a If the new owners will allow Unknown Man Shot Dead The holdup occurred shortly be- fore A large sum of money had just been placed in the till for the purpose of cashing pay checks of em- ployes of a nearby industrial con- The bandits entered the saloon and while one of them held the tender and patrons at the other vaulted the bar and emptied the till of its The unidentified man who at- tempted to wrest the gun from one Mr. thoroughly trained for j of the men was shot through years Under Mr. to be the complete contenting themselves with taking the transplanter of glands from our alleged humble ape Wife Gives Alarm The speedy of the men was j clue to Mrs. Peter wife of the proprietor and a passing mail hile the bandits were still in into human will the Gill attending to her o farm for breeding monkeys at Mediterranean's near Wherever ostriches can live apes says A hint for Texas and other mild But suppose that we SHOULD bo duties in the dining room in the rear of the heard the commotion and hailed William a mail who called the Motorcycle Officer Harry ski was the first to arrive on the scene and made the capture without related to those aid ofter a of several Suppose they should appear and it judgment pointing hairy j oped had been in the saloon the fingers at and gentlemen and had acquainted of themselves with the practice of the took our How would proprietor in cashing checks for em- and others feel and what of nearby business j be the proper punishment for A crowd pursued the bandits as gland they fled from the The flight ended on a trestle in the railroad Sir Bache useful close In the lead of the says in his was the unidentified to go to my in a farm wagon or who climbed the trestle and rather than in a if one of the men by the The Picturesque but it doesn't matter how you go to your I The important question how you i go through and what you while passing Good St. king of meant of the he had himself taken from Ins anil laid on lough other bandit instantly killing the Youthful Bandits Hold Up Minneapolis State Bank Dec. Three youthful bandits held up the That may helped his anty State bank hero late but the business of a king is to help between and in his Had he clone more instead of cash after locking six persons in the for French and gallivanting about the holy one of his named Louis have lived and theie been no In their tlie men overlooked several thousand They made getaway in an held might jn readiness at the curb by a fourth member of the Very Venerable head of the Buddhist chuich of southern Ceylon and says do live up to the tenets of Christ's We admit it humbly at this mas but the same to Bride Member of Alleged Holdup Gang New Dec. Anna IS year old bride of a was arrested as an 1 i 1 T O Vt I Brother do not of a band of 4-1. n t- r. All to the facilities of and do not expect it of When Buddha paw the so hungry and thin that her little cubs could get no milk from he im- mediately allowed himself to be oaten by the thus ing her milk Nobody would the venerable to Jo anything like would be un- It is also unreasonable to the hard American to folio ally the command about all to the would be a bad thing for business of even the poor get a small Police believed that the band was responsible for a series of chain grocery store Detectives described one of the Victor as being a member of A wealthy Police say Joseph alleged leader of the band confessed to sixteen recent Anna former show is held at Brooklyn police headquarters until Samuel arrives for the put pose of determining whether she is the haired JOHN WEEKS IN TRAIN WRECK FORMER WAR SECRETARY RE- PORTED INJURED IN CRASH THAT COST THREE LIVES THIS Spirit of Christmas Rules at Capital of Nation Today Dec. The and their who home of Christmas engulfed from Nothing elaborate is HIS DIARY WILL BUTLER ASSERTS FIRST ATTACK ON PHIA MAYOR ONLY A NING IS DECLARATION OF OUSTED OFFICER Dec. eral Smedley D. dismissed by Mayor Kendrick as head of the said today publication of his dairy would a He kept it during the two years he was director of public and among other conversations the mayor and other city Wouldn't Go Easy The general that a side in which he alleged the mayor was a protector of big violators of the prohibition law was only a pre- liminary General Butler let it be known that he would endeavor to recall his letter of resignation from the ine which he submitted day in order to remain In making public letters which passed between himself and Mr. Kendnek and Joseph P. city the general attempted show that it was because he would not on the big hotels that he was Mayor Opposed Policy The correspondence included a letter from Butler to the mayor last November which said in regard to one men and young girls were found upon the ballroom In one Butler ted the mayor as saying ing too strong on these and you have to lay off these big is a difference between a investment and a cheap place which blackmails Mayor Kendrick made no comment on the but issued an appeal to the people to support him in enforcing the Hold Man in New Lisbon P. O. Theft South Dec. Edward 52, alias was ordered held under COO when arraigned before United States Commissioner on a charge of postoffice bery made by inspectors who robberies at Frame Du Chien ani New Allison was at by Inspectors J. W. Toole of South Bend and T. W. of Wis. WILL ME ANY PLAN AS BASIS FOR CONFERENCE POST OFFICE BUSINESS BIC HITS NEW RECORD IN STAMP j SALES FOR HANDLES LARGE AMOUNT OF LETTERS AND PACKAGES Wisconsin Rapids postoffice ords were shattered this year in the volume of stamp sales and pieces of mail according to officials of the local For the full month December a year the stamp sales were slightly less than five thousand Thus far with eral days of the month left the stamp sales have mounted beyond the six thousand dollar mark and with today's heavy sales together with the balance of the the record will be a new high one at over seven thousand One day week stamp sales were in excess the largest day in the history of the post Tuesday Big Day Tuesday was the largest day in history of the local One carrier Former Senator Is Named Alian Property S. Dec. 24.- Three men are known to be one is missing and several were in- including John W. former secretary of as a re- sult of a head-on collision of two Atlantic Coast Line passenger trains early today at near A relief with doctors and nurses is enroute to the The extent of injuries has not been It is believed that due to the blocking of the northbound track by a freight which was de- railed last the two passenger trains were running on the bound track at the time of the Trains Overdue The two number 70, north bound and 85, southbound were filled with Christmas and were said to have been going at a fair speed to make up for lost Two engines were reported smashed and seven cars One train ington submerging even im- portant affairs of as Santa aided by and made last minute preparations to be king for a With congress already in ment until after New the wheels of government began irg down today for an almost com- holiday stop of though the shutdown does net be- come effective until the close of the days several cabinet members slipped out of town to spend mas with their and of employes also left their Gets Wisconsin Tree President busy at left the White House tions for tomorrow to Mrs. Coolidge Dec. 24 ard former senator from West was appointed today to be alien property who is a succeeds Frederick C. Hicks of New who died here several days The new served two terms in the house of representatives and one term in the retiring from the latter body in 1923. He was engaged in the coal and timber land as they expect to spend the business before entering the con- day in seclusion of the executive alone on one trip thousand pieces of delivered mail and two one was three quarters of an hour and the other seven hours i Although headquarters of the Bandits Flee With Payroll Cash who helped four men rob his father's jewelry And anyhow that In js her Vincent an who was with her in a on Long Island ten hours after the Police say that each had two when LITTLE JOE Find Aged Man Beneath Window of Burning Home 70 was found just his burning home this Apparently the aged who removed to a found only avenue of a and -in his efforts to climb to ty He was unconscious 24. Two of aggregating gallons were by tion agents hero today in a last ute drive to make Christmas a one road at N. had no official word of the unofficial j reports reaching Florence S. said the two engineers killed weie J. E. Cummings and H. T. Mrs. Weeks Hurt N. Dec. W. former secretary of escaped injury in the wreck of two Atlantic Coast Line passenger trains early today near S. but Mrs. Weeks was it was stated this afternoon i at the general offices of the road Officials add they had not been cble to ascertain the extent The over I payroll of the Pittsburgh Terminal Coal was from the pay car by six armed men at n mining of Mrs. j Information from the scene of the wreck so far indicates no ous injuries to other passengers i of whom have been transferred to other trains and started for their Stock Standard Oi Christmas Present New Tho Standard Oil company of New today gave stockholders a Christmas present by declaring a stock dividend of 23 per cent. The m ulc their escape in an The bandits shot I. n in His is LeRoy paymaster for the and Gump and another guard had just alighted from a special Pittsburgh and ia railroad pay car to go to mine number 3, when the robbers drove The bandies opened fire One of the robbers jumped from the took the tng containing the payi oil and then to Ihe As the robbers they fired a volley of iU and the Author Dead Alice 64, author and died of pneumonia at her home here early A contributor to many magazines since Mrs. also was the author nf hooks of which the two most wore Man Of mansion and to have no house There will be a White Christmas ped from Wisconsin and decorated tonight the president and Mrs. Coolidge expect to take paH in a Christmas eve at a community tree planted south of the The at six will press a button lighting the and he and Mrs. expect to re- main for the singing of several Christmas Later in the the choir of the First church which they will call at the White House to sing among them nf composed by Dr. Jason Noble the and dedicated to Mrs. Saturday Is Holiday Like the a number of members and government officials remain in the capital the Vice Dawes will spend the day at his He was born at and is 60 years Shipping Thru Soo Locks Breaks Last Year's Mark Sault Ste Dec. h e movement of freight through the locks here during the navigation season closed short The final report of the United en- office This is an in- crease of short tons over 1924 but short of the peak years immediately following the war when the exceeded the family alone received over fifty pieces on that single Up to date there have been in one day 151 money while the largest single day on record be- fore was 129 money orders according to Minard money order at the post Are Caught Up Asst. Postmaster M. H. Panter de- clared today that with some extra help to meet the enlarged business of the that the office was up to date on its deliveries and that all incoming as well as outgoing mail had been handled in a regular ner and without The local office will be closed on Christmas day in the sense that there will be no city or rural de- although the lobby will be open and all outgoing mail will be dispatched and all first class mail will be distributed to box The only deliveries to be made will be special delivery mail and one parcel post Davis Approves Lapel Ribbons for Civilians Dec. 24 Davis ha the use Drunken Drivers Freed Pending Court Decision Inasmuch as there are two laws in the statutes of Wisconsin under which a charge can be brought for drunken one of which was passed in 1925, and the other prior to that the sentence of the four men who have been charged with drunken in the past two or three will be as a question has arisen as to which law is Judge Connor ed. A case from Milwaukee county on this question has been certified to the HEAD OF MAYOR'S TEE INFORMED OF DECISION TODAY BY PRESIDENT LEWIS Dec. I of the United Mine has notified Mayor John chairman of the an- of I that the miners are j ling to meet the operators in ence to any plan for it was learned Mayor Durkan admitted he had received a message from the chief and said he would make it public State Helps Banks Dec. State funds are being deposited in banks of the Pennsylvania coal fields to take the place of savings drawn by the Samuel S. state today said this is being done so far as possible in both the anthracite re- where mining operations have been at a standstill since September 1 and in the bituminous Although the treasurer did not dis- close how much money has been placed in the banks in the mining communities he said approximately has been deposited in in- in various counties in the state with especial attention to coal producing Priests Ask Peace Dec. A new move to end the anthracite strike has been made by 16 who claim they ss a pastoral 85 per cent of the anthracite miners and who sert that a great majority of the men are tired of the suspension and desire to return to work pending by In letters to Major W. W. chairman of the anthracite tors negotiating and John L. president of the Uni- ted Mine the priests plead the sake of humanity and in the name of Almighty for a resumption of Lewis at his home in 111., for refused to dis- cuss the Major before the letter was said the operators ready to meet the miners any time to the basis on which the strike can be object he meeting to pass upon certain plans for There can be no negotiations under such because of the attempt settle in advance what the con- ference shall Ten Hurt When Big Bus Collides With Automobile home in 111. A number of WlU reproductions of the ordinary service noting decorations awarded the senators and most of them from distant are re- maining here through the Through passage of special act by Saturday has been made a legal holiday this year in the dis- of was ed after Coolidge by ex- directed government employed at the state v as offices to close ths day after killed late yesterday when he was mas as well as J by an Automobile Kills Man Dec. Michael 67, a shipping dork Even Postal Workers Get Holiday This Christmas Christmas will be a complete suspension of com- and industrial operations will be resumed Saturday morning at 7 The majority of local Stores and will be closed which have kept open in the evening and even the postM for for several weeks to accommodate om Christmas heretofore been the of Christmas will close their doors at 6 clock to reopen The holiday for postal Paper company the is the result of a new ruling of the sion will commence at 6 o'clock department discontinuing night and except for the pulp mill deliveries on Christmas which will resume tin assistant of the Busiest of will en- oy a At the mills of the by the army of lapel ribbons for Wisconsin Supreme court for deci- toThe wear with civilian The Dec. Pen persons are recovering from in- luries received when a passenger bus with an automobile and plunged over a ment here late Judge W. P. Knowles of River Tails suffered serious injuries while he other nine persons escaped with cuts and The bus was en route to St. Colliding with the the bus went over the embankment and landed in a Passengers were severely shaken and several of including Judge were brought to a local The judge suffered injuries sion and Connor has decided j to withhold sentence and to release the transgressors on bond until a de cision is handed at which tim will be brought back into court and sentence imposed according to the as decided by the Supreme Grand Jury Indicts Four For Lynching Miss. Dec. Four indictments were returnee here today by the county grand jury which was convened in special session Tuesday to gate the lynching Saturday night of Lindsey The names and specific charges were not public pending suance of warrants and the arrest of the men Two and a volume Not will until 7 o'clock Monday At the Water Power and Paper here the holiday at 3 o'clock this em- of ployes will a vacation until Monday but in the mill laid today that as a special Christmas parcels arriving toe late for distribution today would be delivered tomorrow Pint class mail will distributed to lock but other than activity at the postoffice will be Alcohol Laden Machine Seized at Eau Claire Eau Dec. A touring car loaded with 124 lons of alcohol enroute from to St. Paul was Mind hen and ry driver of WM Jack was Taken Kessler wat Aned SMt and then on a state charge of transporting He hatd pending plea to this I Radio Helps Farmers N. Installation by farmers of radio re- sets sometimes enables them to beat the elevator man in the salt of a complaint received here today by the state railroad board The complaint is that the farmer can receive market than the elevator If the market drops he can sell his cd grain before tho elevator operator learns of the The railroad Uard admits that the may be a difficulty for the elevator man but says there nothing the can do about it. Alfin C Reis Legal Dec. Al vin C. assistant attorney eral and for the department of signed to become Chicago law ary 2. He virtually all af rave co pait he law aad le UK m
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