Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - August 13, 1931, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin A. P. LEASED WIRE This paper is served by leased wire with the news report of the Associated A C O N S T V T I V E E w s PAP E R 10 PAGES Circulation Over paid copies daily covering the heart of dairy center of the Eighteenth 5549. Wisconsin August 13, 1931. Single Copy Five Cents APPOINTS NEKOOSA MAN WOOD CO. SHERIFF Report 60 Deaths in Cuban Revolutionary Riots ALBERT FALL MUST SERVE HIS YEAR'S SENTENCE EXECUTIVE CLEMENCY DE NIED BY PRESIDENT NO REQUESTS FOR IT REASON Aug. cutive clemency was denied today to Albert B. former secretary of the serving a sentence of a year and a day for accepting a Attorney General Mitchell an- that the application for clemency would not be granted by President Asked Opinions The reason for the denial was given that none of the three and judges whose opinions were asked on the petition advised A recent executive order signed bv both President Hoover and ney General Mitchell provided none of the persons so con- advises clemency the papers shall not be sent to the except in exceptional The attorney general said he had determined there was reason to make a special order submitting the papers to the and thus the plea in behalf of Fall cally was Milwaukee Crash Besides the year and a day Fall was fined He began serving his sentence several weeks ago in Santa New Issues Statement A brief statement handed to by Mitchell today pointed out that the application for ency had not been made by Fall as is ordinarily but had been submitted in his behalf a number of officials and citizens of New It was said this application had been the careful and complete consideration required by the rules governing applications for The thiee men who advised against clemency were Justice liam Hitz of the of bia court of who sat in judgment on Atlee special prosecutor for the ment in the oil trials and Leo A. U. S. attorney of the District of NATIONAL POLICE SEARCH OF HOMES FOR ARMS PERSONS FOUND WITH GUNS WILL BE SENT TO LOOK FOR REPUTED LEADER OF Skidding on the wet pavement of a viaduct at this auto- mobile crashed through a iron safely rail and plunged 40 feet to the The driver was a passenger FLYING COLONEL SAYS HE IS NO GREAT AND WILL NOT ATTEMPT Suspend Dry Agents For Woman Aug. The suspension of two Buffalo pro Arthur C. and Ralph on charges ot was announced today by Prohibition Director The prohibition director said Del had been accused also of employing a woman to act as a decoy in ar- resting Upon further i into the he said Peach also had been accused of in- volved with a The were he but pending complete in- into cases the pensions were ordered on the other Dell had been charged informally with paying a Ruth to purchase liquor and act as an in- Aug. Lowering clouds and rain today de- layed the departure of Col. and Mrs. Charles A. flying for the Lindbergh said it was if the take-off for the berian coast could be made this morning as The storm and rain continued unabated throughout the Awaits Clear Skies In commenting on the change of Aug. re- Dorts from yesterday's clashes be- government forces and rebels the unofficial death list in Cuba's revolution to more than 60, police today were prepared o start searching Havana houses or arms in an effort to prevent the uprising spreading Confer with Secretary All buildings in the capital will be and persons found with rms sent to Cabana it announced after police chiefs with Dr. Octavio interior Twenty three fell in combat in Pinar del Rio scene of all important fighting thus A three-hour battle at Cejas del Negro accounted for 15 while eight students were bushed by soldiers near The rebels lost 26 In Pinar del Rio province troops were looking for General Mario G. former president who is reputed to be leading the The government reported that rebel forces were concentrated in 49 places which were distributed throughout the six provinces but thickest in Santa Clara and Pinar del The number of detachments unofficially was estimated at be- tween 80 and 90. Telegrams from 21 provincial and military authorities said peace an j quiet reigned in their ex cept for minor victories for the gov and of rebel de Other sources how that the revolt spirit wa growing in the provinces of Pina del Rio and Matanzas with continu al movements of men in other dis State Banking Commissioner Will Resign Aug. F. state banking will resign some time month to accept a private the governor's office said While the resignation has not jeen formally tendered to Gov. La arrangements have been made for Mr. ment from the state it was at the executive The banking commissioner is in Chippewa Falls and could not be reached for a while persons in his department would not disclose what Mr. Schwenker plans to Mr. Schwenker was commissioned Feb. 1, 1927, and his would have expired May 15, 1932. ACTING SECRETARY OF STATE DENIES DON FLIGHT OVER CATIONS HAD OFFICIAL Aug. ing Secretary Castle of the state de- denied officially today that Hugh and Clyde American fliers held in Tokyo for violation of Japanese espionage had been acting for the ican COMPLETED FOR THIS COMMUNITY FIGURES SHOW DECLINE OF NEW HIGHWAY LAW WILL MAKE UP FOR DIS- The total assessment roll for consin Rapids was completed in City Clerk Frank Rourke's and on the face of the figures there is a decline of The total assessed tion of all property within the for 1931 is placed for ation purposes at whereas the roll for 1930 was No Reduction in Income This reduction does mean any of tax it is because the new highway and gas tax law provides that 20 per cent of all registration fees for motor vehicles Slain Youth and His Mother tate and county police are engaged in one of Michigan's most intensive of the murder of Harry 17, shown above with hib j Mrs. Bert and three other young people by from each local unit wi 1 be paid to party who surprised them as they sat in a parked car in a Hnp j f The two boys and two girls were beaten and Then the poufed gasoline and Expect Surrenders President Gerardo get of a reached Santa Clara in the interior of the island shortly before noon He had left his palace in the night with forty officially for an inspection of federal forces in the Reports from sources other than the said several important rebel Return Flier After 35 Hours In Ocean Aug. Swathed in bandages and weak froi Captain Lisandro Garay of the Honduran army air corps was brought to Savannah today af ter clinging for 35 hours to the tai of his wrecked plane in a choppy 16 miles off Cape C. A their for Lindbergh had an- expected to surrender 6 after arriving here Tuesday afternoon that they be on their Thursday he said they were in no great hurry and could well await clearer skies for the hazardous flight from Nome to across the Mechanics have gone over their speedy monoplane in its berth cr. the waters of Safety 21 miles to the and the gasoline tanks have been filled to more than 500 The are ready to start on short Last night they were guests at an eskimo earlier they witnessed an eskimo and wrestling See Eskimo Racing In the eskimo kyak was shown the In frail skin one man to a eral eskimos put out half a mile nto the Bering sea and raced back the A prize of was given the with awards of ach for second and third to the Santa when he got to Indian Congress Won't Participate In Confab Aug. 13 The Indian national congress today decided definitely not to participate the second London round table in conference on Indian affairs this Mahatma Want More Details The acting secretary made the denial after newspaper men called his attention to rumors that the two fliers in taking pictures of Japanese fortifications had been acting for the American Mr. Castle added he had asked the American embassy in for ther details of the case after the embassy had informed the state de- it was employing its good offices on behalf of the May Not Leave Aug. Pangborn and Hugh jr. American fliers held for questioning they allegedly took graphs of fortified areas while flying over were ordered today by government officials not pending decision under penalty of to of leave their iarden Club Members At Kohler Meeting About 20 members of the local arden club attended a summer of the state federation of arden clubs at the village of r I er Following a brief Devidas session of the association in Sez HE PUTS A LOT OF PUNCH 1MTO HIS Must Move Dealers Declare Aug. less means are found to move ber stocks there will be little activity in the industry this delegates attending a meeting of upper Michigan and Wisconsin lumber dealers said here About 60 persons attended the The inability of farmers to on normal construction since 1929 and the high wage standard of the building trade were cited by speakers as reasons for the excess said as he left the meeting of the congress working is absolutely no chance that my father will go to The committee's decision to have no part in the conference was based upon charges of serious breaches of the Delhi pact by the provincial the of the association the delegates were that and also that in no case shall it be less in dollars and cents than the tax derived from the sessed valuation of motor vehicles in that unit in 1930. In the case of Wisconsin this was Real estate values according to the 1931 assessment ed from in 1930 to this a total of 375. Personalty values show an parent decrease of the amount of the assessment having declined from to 050. but when the amount of the 1930 motor vehicle valuation is ed to that it brings it up to 900, or an actual increase in the value of personalty in the er than motor of In Taxes Assuming that the tax levy will be placed at 3 1-2 per ing the additional levy for retiring the bonds for the new high the city will receive in taxes for 1931, payable next mately Of this 282.63 represents tax on total sessed and will be the return from gas tax paid by the Last year's tax levy was j Admits He Owned Qun Used In Murder of Two Couples Aug. Herbert said by police to be the owner of the gun used to slay Harry one of four young sons whose burned bodies were found on a country road near here early was under arrest here He was being grilled by a dozen Detroit and Ypsilanti Seen With Victim police closely bles the man reported seen in a early Tuesday witn Thomas Vivian Gold and Sen. Rush Chairman Of Banking Committee FIND BROOKLYN PHYSICIAN BADLY YOUNG NURSE DEAD FROM EFFECTS OF BULLET Baseball Results umber T. secretary of among those the was Home Made Airplane Performs Miracles Aug. er a year of laborious part-time Irvin Miller saw the airplane fe had made in that time flown t county airport Carl Martin took the tiny powered with a motorcycle to an elevation of about feet and flew it about 80 miles n 0000 Johnson 1000 Zachary National League St. L. 003 10 Hallahan 002 00 Vance 1st 400 010 020 712 1 Brame N. Y. 110 000 120 511 3 Fitzsimmons 000000 Malone 021000 Collins 2nd 00 French Mitchell American League 02 Walberg 00 Whitehall Pennock 0 Ferrell L. Wash. 30 Burke 04 Thomas American Association 1st Mil. 000000100190 Polli 000 000 000 0 4 1 Cooney 2nd Mil. 00 Caldwell 00 Van Gilder K. C. 001 020 003 613 0 Donohue Col. 002 010 000 301 Walsh 01 Campbell taken through the Kohler turing and the gardens con- with where shown a house with landscaped grounds and were entertained at lunch by former Governor Walter J. Kohler who addressed the gathering in the Among those who attended were Mrs. John E. Daly and Miss Mrs. 0. N. Mrs. John Mrs. Joseph Mrs. John Mrs. Tom and Mrs. J. Mrs. George Mrs. Harold Mrs. Ed Mrs. James Mrs. Minard Mrs. Michael Mrs. Don Berard and Miss Anna Chappie at Whitehouse Aug. 13 John B. managing editor of the Daily today called on President Hoover to pay his Thomas G. O. P. Dies Aug. Thomas W. 72, sheriff of treasurer of the re publican state and on of the leaders in the Philadelphia Republican died in an Atlantic city hospital today from heart as he was known among his was in politic more than 35 He came into public notice after the senatorial election of 1926 tn which William S. Vare was elected to the United States senate only to be refused a seat in that body of alleged excessive campaign the last night of a 26-year-old n wounding of Dr. Milton was named chairman of the interim sk Brookl and committee on banking at its organ J J ization meeting here Sen. Eugene wai selected and Assem John was elected secretary of the which went into ence with Gov. La Follette ately after Other members of the committee Sen. V. S. Moulton B. on Carlton W. Fond du Henry and G. Erie Eau and E. R. and B. J. both and citizen members of the Three Burn to Death After Fire In Battle Aug. men were killed and five others were one of them so severely he was expected to in an explosion and fire in a garage on the outskirts of this city Identify Dead Two of the dead were identified as Floyd and Robert employes of the The third victim was tentatively as Clare Higgins of Albeit another employe of the was reported near death in a Firemen were digging in the debris in the belief one and possibly two bodies were in the Explain Blast The explosion was believed to have started when an employe ed alcohol or gasoline into a ing automobile believing it to be shooting to death Agnes Police found the physician ed on the floor of his a bullet in his and the body of the nurse a bullet hole behind the Three Shots Fired Three shots had been One struck the physician and two struck the young Powder burns about the wound in the nurse's head indicated to the medical examiner her wounds were were concerned as to the three exploded shells had been ejected from the calibre They said Miss Birdseye could not have performed this act fter shooting The shooting took place while Philip a friend of Dr. stood at the door awaiting j He heard one he then there was a short silence by the second report soon the Pines told police that last Anna May two hours and a half before their bodies were found in a blazing automobile eight miles from They said Smith had a prison Two other companions of Smith in a roadside speakeasy the night before the are being Their names were not re- Smith's arrest followed the finding of the gun which Detroit ballistics experts said was used in the shooting of Sergeant Er- nest Klavitter of the Ypsilanti lice said that Smith's landlord ed the gun over to officials when he read of the Arrest Kept Secret The arrest of Smith was kept ret by an an- being made that a gro had been arrested for the Later it was revealed the under arrest was He is A few hours after questioning of Smith officials announced that a second a had been taken into custody and also was being questioned with Prosecutor Harry S. Toy of Wayne county a short ment to newspapermen in which he have the man who ad- mits owning the gun with which Lore was The man is a Fight Develops Over Legion Commander Green Aug. H. well known attorney and former mayor of Green a candidate for state commander of the American today issued a emphatically denying any tion with any faction within the Legion STEVENS NAMED BY LA SUCCEEDS BERG NEW OFFICER GETS LETTER FROM GOVERNOR IN WHICH CONGRATULATIONS ARE EX- Announcement is made today by an Associated Press dispatch from Madison that Governor Philip F. Follette has named S. L. to be sheriff of Wood to succeed the late William A. who recently was killed in an automobile This confirms a letter which was received by Mr. Stevens this written yesterday by Governor a Follette and in after ing that he had given the matter borough and careful governor have decided hat the best appointment I can make is I know that you will give honest and ient service to the people of your and I offer you my warmest iest Yours Philip La Leading Progressive Mr. Stevens has been a resident of for the past 30 and in the farm implement business in hat For the past quarter of a j century he has been actively and prominently identified with the party organization in j koosa and in Wood He called attention to the fact that he had not been personally an applicant for the and to the further fact that Nekoosa has not had a county office for a good many years past if He intimated that he will have something to say for publication This ends a situation which has existed since the tragic death of former Sheriff Berg on Thursday July 16. It was stated this morning by Attorney B. M. who has been close to the La Follette administrations for many years that there had been 18 applications for the Governor La Follette went on tion only a few days after Mr. Berg's and the matter of filling the which in sin is a matter of gubernatorial was held open until Term Ends Jan. 1, 1933 Mr. certificate of pointment will give him the office during the current term which ends the first of 1933. Formerly it was illegal for a sheriff to hold office two consecutive terms but that law has been repealed and Mr. Berg was serving his second term when he was It will consequently be possible for Mr. Stevens to run for reelection in the fall of next Contracted Factories Stay By Federation day night Thomashefsky awoke ing the night to find he had been chloroformed and not by a A note pinned nearby We have settled our count with Dr. Thomashefsky has a brother named Acted as Bodyguard Pines said since the attack he had acted as a bodyguard for Dr. who expressed fear that the attack might be He said neither he nor the doctor had been able to explain the The statement followed tion of letters to delegates ning to attend the Legion b of the decrying the of the said to exist within the While not announcing his the com- declared that their date will run in opposition to by has been picked the ring as the next state Aug. factories will remain in the National Cheese Producers it was decided last night at a meeting attended by between 700 and 800 members and The meeting was a continuation of that held at Monroe August 7 to decide on a 75 per cent settlement on cheese until Federation finances can be Henry of the Federal Farm told the assembly the Federation is in good standing Waukesha Man Dies When Pipe Explodes Aug. John 47, chief engineer of the Waukesha county was killed instantly today when a steam pipe exploded in the engine room at the asylum power Another employe in the room The candidate of the and file the letter will ask resignation of Marshall national executive C. 0. is chairman of the com- ed Other employes at the power plant said they believed ing a valve shot steam under high pressure into a closed pipe and it He was struck on the head by a piece of the steel Named Member Of Highway Commission Aug. Gov. LaFollette today appointed John C. as a member of the state highway com- mission to fill the unexpired term of Jerry re- The new highway commissioner is a member of the University of consin board of regents at the ent He is 54 years old and is president of the Badger Specialty distributors of business office Quarantine Camp for Infantile Paralysis Eagle Aug. 13- Arrow vacation place near here for about 70 boys from over the United today was under quarantine because of a case of infantile Daniel chairman of the town of Arbor close to the Trout lake said but one case and that in a mild Daniel was taken to his a victim of the Tho boy's sister had been ill before he left for camp and later her case was diagnosed as in- Cardinal Two doctors at Red Ar- row said all other boys apparently were in good j Weather Report Fair in cast and Be- coming cloudy in northwest tion slightly warmer tonight in west v Fair Weather Maximum temperature for hour period ending at 7 a. m. 81. Minimum temperature for 24- hour period ending at 7 m. 43. Temperature at 7 a. 62.