Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - August 25, 1931, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin A. P. LEASED WIRE 11 Tola paper is served by leased wire with the news report of the Associated Daily N S T R 10 PAGES Circulation Orer paid copies daily covering the heart of dairy center of the Eighteenth 5559. Wisconsin August 25, 1931. Single Copy Five Cents CONSOLIDATED EMPLOYES ON FIVE-DAY WEEK CANNON CHARGES ILL FEELING IN SENATE INQUIRY CHURCHMAN SAYS GATION WAS SONAL BY GLASS AND Aug. Bishop James charged in a cable today from London that the senate's inquiry into his 1928 campaign activities was a personal attack by a Virginia Democrat and a Boston congressman under Roman and not an at- tempt to frame remedial Sent to Committee The message was sent to the ate campaign funds committee as it prepared to resume its inquiry into the Southern Methodist churchman's use of in Virginia in 192S against Alfred E. The in- was scheduled to start at p. m. Bishop Cannon's charges referred to Senator under whose resolution the committee is and sentative who has complained that the bishop violated the corrupt tices act in failing to report all his Protests Right to Continue The churchman protested the com- right to continue the He called attention that the prohibitory writ against the inquiry asked and refused recently by a cal court had been appealed and the committee knew church duties required his presence in don at this He said the contention that the in- should be finished now before the statute of limitations expires was with the He added it contradicted the com- attorney's plea before the court that remedial legislation was the purpose of the investigation and it now was apparent that prosecution before the statute of limitations was behind it. Got Money in Installments The churchman said the turned over to him by E. C. New Yoik for use against Smith was given him in in- in December and and this ample time for C. Bascom Republican tional committeeman for Virginia and former secretary to President was called for today's Mr. Slemp is the only witness on Colonel Luke Lea and Son Found Quilty N. Aug. Colonel Luke newspaper publisher and former United States was found guilty in superior court here today of conspiring ta defraud the Central Bank and Trust company of His Luke and Wallace B. who was president of the bank which failed last were found guilty with E. P. of a business of tried with the other was The Leas and Davis were con- of conspiracy under two counts and the two Leas under an additional conspiracy In the Leas and Davis were convicted of actual tion of Charlet was acquitted on all Maximum sentences under jury's verdict would Luke Lea and Luke Lea sixty years in prison and a Wallace B. fifty years in prison and a HOOVER STUDIES PLAN OF ATTACK AGAINST CRIME TAKES FROM USES TWO SMALL SONS ESTRANGED LIMITED FLYING KNOWLEDGE TO today's It is understood he will be questioned as to what he if anything of the relations existing between Bishop Cannon and Mr. who also has been called by the Lone Aug. A father who stole an and used his limited knowledge o piloting to fly away with his two small children whom he had fore ibly taken from his estranged was believed to be hiding in the mountains today after effect ing a safe landing in a dry lake jed four miles from Demands Immunity The Henry 40 loft two notes in the abandonee airplane demanding immunity from and that his wife agree to return to The notes were found last after the plane virtually got possession of the plane at yesterday by taking the children to the pc-rt there for a He seized the controls and roared away while the Investigate Cause of Ogema Fire Aug. The origin of a fire which ed seven buildings in the village of about 20 miles south of causing damage estimated by owners at between and 000, was under investigation of Price county authorities A strong wind and the dryness of the buildings handicapped The and Rib Lake ments aided the Ogema firemen and The flames were con- trolled at 5 p. m. yesterday after threatening to spread into the ness a block The heaviest loss was suffered by H. whose garage and a age shed were razed before biles and equipment could be Other buildings destroyed included blacksmith warehouses and One warehouse contained equipment of the state highway de- pilot who was to have taken him aloft stood Previously he had called at the home of his estranged wife and re- moved the calling back that ho intended to take them up in an airplane and ers at Bishop said Billingsley had handled the controls of a plane only twice and never had flown Escaped in Automobile Officers said automobile tracks leading away from the scene of the landing showed how Billingsley Sheriff Tom Hutchinson expressed the belief that Billingsley was met by an accomplice and that they took the children to a deserted cabin in Inyo The abductor's actions and his led the sheriff to express the belief he was Sez Jailed in Tourist Poisons Self Aug. man known to police here as Peter 54, arrested on charges of impersonating a federal officer and on accusation of purchasing an automobile in N. with a worthless died in a hospital here Doctors said death was due to self-administered who also used several other arrived here several days ago with his formerly Miss Betty 21, Santa for a visit with her She said he had represented himself as a wealthy They were married August 10, she at Buena Colo. was arrested yesterday and collapsed at detective An empty bottle said by police to have contained poison was found in the assembly where he was OVER 60 SUGGESTIONS FROM WICKERSHAM COMMISSION MAP OUT PROCEDURE IN FIGHT ON Washington Aug. President Hoover had before him today more than 60 concrete gestions for a simultaneous attack from all sides upon the nation's crime Each bore the seal of the ersham commission and represented the two-year effort of that body to build up legal machinery to compete with modern Need Legislative Action At least 12 of the recommendations would require action and one a possible constitutional With this completed work resting upon the White House it was said authoritatively that ident Hoover already is evolving a plan for strengthening federal law enforcement racketeer and professional criminal would fall within the scope of this which will be influenced un- doubtedly by the mass of data laid before him by the commission he Some of Possibilities Should the president confine self entirely within the lange of the Wickersham some of the possibilities would be Economy would be gained in the administration of criminal justice through the expenditure of more since the annual ure to this end of around 000 of less economic importance than the losses inflicted by the Congress would begin the of a revised code of inal seeking to remedy a commission finding of too many loopholes of escape for the guilty and too many ies favorable to the ing in the present Act Against Alliances Widespread alliances reported be- tween and extending their power over the police many itan be acted Legislation or a constitutional amendment would be adopted to low judges and prosecutors to low the commission suggestions that they be allowed to comment the failure of the accused to aimed at reducing the reported usage of third degree methods to obtain In if the commission suggestions are more ey will be expended upon more adequate compensation on Page Aids Flood Victims Yancey S. commander of the Yangtse river patrol in is director of naval relief activities in the inundated city of Flood waters have a mark of nearly 60 fee ind it is Captain firs duty to save the 1574 American n the stricken He is an cer in the U. S. navy Asiatic fleet INDORSE AMLIE CONGRESS PROGRESSIVE CAUCUS SE ELKHORN ATTORNEY AS CANDIDATE TO FILL COOPER'S UNEXPIRED TERM Posse Loses Trail of Cumberland Robbers Lake Aug. in behalf oj Mrs. Henry Allen Racine widow of the late of the Thomas R. an horn was indorsed by progressive Republican caucus here last night as candidate for congress from the first Aug. Sheriff's officers said today the trail of five men who escaped in a run battle after robbing the State Bank of Cumberland of about md been Throughout last night a posse searched the neighboring territory without Authorities said believed the men had crossed nto Minnesota and were hiding in Paul or The robbers entered the bank at 1 a. m. cut the telephone obtained the and dashed away in their maroon automobile as a messenger Milton 19, spread the Wins on First Ballot Selection of Amlie was made on the first formal ballot when he re- 52 one more than a of the 100 Mrs. Cooper received but 12 1-2 the Racine county delegation voting solidly for Other candidates listed on the ballot were Assemblyman Stanley Slagg of John T. Corbett of the lobbyist for Railroad and J. J. secretary to ernor John Joachim of Kenosha led the attempt to wm the indorsement for Mrs. He asked the gates to grant her request to serve out the term of her husband and carry forward the principles for which he Blanchard No During the fhc minutes allotted each of the candidates to address the Corbett said that Senator George W. inee of the Burlington conservative was not a he against the labor measures which Governor Kohler If you take Kohler as the measuring stick of Blanchard is not a Hoover Proclamation Shortens Duck Season NEED MILLIONS TO SAVE CHINA FLOOD VICTIMS GOVERNMENT TO SPEND MEXICAN FOR STUFFS TO PREVENT VATION IN AFFLICTED Aug. The government moved today to aid the millions of flood victims in tral T. V. chairman of the flood relief committee and minister of said the government is contemplating cash purchases of in addition to credit to the extent of about mexican He declared the government must assume the responsibility for about mexican for im- mediate relief Not Sufficient Soong pointed out that owing to the severity of crop and property the expenditure of even mexican would hardly be sufficient to furnish of life for the flood The Associated Press learned that the Chinese government intends to address a new request to seeking more liberal terms in connection with the proposed sale of bushels of wheat to China by the United States Farm Wide Divergence of Terms Previous negotiations for the wheat encountered a wide gence of terms asked and The Chinese proposed a credit and with re- spect to while the Farm Board countered with a proposal for four and one-half per cent in- terest and payment within two and one-half to four and one-half Meanwhile center of the flood entered its second stage of privation today when the meat supply Additional supplies must be floated to the city down the Yangtse river from above the flood Since the vegetable supply was exhausted several days the populace has been depending upon Fear Typhoon Coming also were sive lost destruction of the city be completed by a the fore- runner of a strong was whipping what remained of the once important Yangtse river port. Undermined foundations of and also of Wuchang and the tri-cities that com- the Wuhan would be to collapse under the added at- tack of a More than refugees to cling to the nils back of suffering Consider Action Target Of Labor Party Animosity Aug. Minister Ramsay MacDonald as head of the new national tisan government today announced the personnel of his cabinet in- Stanley as president of the and Philip Snowden in his old post as chancellor of the Aug. say twice Socialist prime minister of Great took up the reins of government today with the tion that either he had committed political suicide or that history would number him among the em- pire's great Loses Trade Union Support In some circles it was said that by going into the wilderness with a handful of followers in a desperate effort to set the nation's financial house in order he had incurred the bitter animosity of the immensely powerful trades union congress and probably won the hostility of a con- of the labor party It was freely commented by these observers that whatever else might happen Mr. MacDonald never again would be the head of a labor or even an outstanding figure among labor In advocating a slash in the it was he had by one step cut himself off from the labor tive and from the great mass of bor trade representing the very of the Is of the On the there were those who said that by sacrificing his political ambitions for what he be- to be the ultimate good of the nation he had established self in the hearts of the people as START GOTHAM GANG ROUNDUP SCORES ARRESTED AS NEW YORK POLICE SET DRAGNET FOR SUSPICIOUS KNOWN New Aug. a drive against crime the police today started a roundup of suspicious characters and known gunmen scores were Cancel Police Vacations Police vacations were Every available detective and including several hundred clerical went on the man posterity of the hour and that would rank him with the pangs of their limbs dis- from drinking the rancid flood and herded together ike so many Aug. hunting season on whose numbers have been seriously de- by was shortened to one month today by a tion issued by President The proclamation also applies to brant and coots throughout the United States and room A Legge Confident of Recovery Aug. Alexander former chairman of the federal farm said in an here will be the first to recover from the business you worry about the the tional Harvester company come right long the rest of Never so inflated as other his business stands a much chance of To Prohibit Use of In Enforcement of Dry Aug. aids in gaining entrance to order prohibiting the of women as informers or said a thorough in federal dry law enforcement would be made into will be issued by the which around the reported issuance illegal search warrants and Illinois Congressman raids upon private homes Prohibition Director agents under Walter said today such an order had administrator for the decided upon following incidents Illinois York and charges Are Serious Representative these charges as against enforcement Woodcock said in the eastern district of he believed Carroll a reliable having known him in have he while serving as United States comen should have no place at He he would n the enforcing of into the plan hink we can enforce the law in employing bHt said out their use in any had violated no direct and probably had The director was incensed at an stood his ideas concerning the ncident Tin Buffalo recently a young arrested for prevent such happenings in reported she was Woodcock it by a federal dry agent decided finally that no federal father Andrew 1 money will be used to pay prohibition any typo of active dry law en- n New told newspapermen must and will hft work and that a general order will be issued to this Appeal to Capone For Lynches Release Aug. circulated today that Alphonsa had been appealed to by friends of John J. kidnaper to use his influence to fect Lynch's Both Chicago i morning newspapers said that news of the appeal had reached Chicago Lynch disappeared last Thursday between his Chicago office and his home at Lake and his abductors are reported by his friends to have demanded for his Marty a friend of the missing said last night that his offer of to the kidnapers had been Both Lynch and Guilfoyle are operators ui many offices handling racing District Attorney Arthur T. son of said he had learned the kidnaping occurred in Walworth county and that a full in- would be either in squad cars or on In two boroughs alone there were 49 Police cruising cars were being equipped with Twenty thousand persons ed Madison Square Garden last ning in an mass Prohibition and crooked politics were blamed by speakers for gang Bainbridge secretary of state under President ask ed: is this condition of affairs tolerated he that it is congenial to the whole spirit of our local Is of is a government of Im- munity from tions from illicit j the myriad shapes privilege are the last and most vital con- cerns of the organization which Gladstone and The most obvious point expressed was that the labor the most powerful in the had been split from top to bottom by the division in the cabinet which the fall of the MacDonald It was considered that the party might have suffered a blow to its authority and prestige which will cripple it for years to To Call Emergency Session At any an emergency sion of parliament will be moned September the national including in its ship leaders in all three The program as officially expressed is to submit proposals to the house of commons for very large tion in expenditures and for vision on an equitable basis of the further funds required to balance the Emphasis is laid on the fact that the present government has been constituted only for a short possibly until January tually will resign to allow its com- to split up into their nal three A general election in the late autumn is widely pre- although it is admitted King George could summon one or the other parliamentary leaders out making an appeal to tho Union Explains Attitude The trades union congress ready has explained its attitude wards the new ministry in these can commit the trade union and the labor ASSURES STEADY WORK FOR LARGE FORCE OF MEN EACH MAN GETS FIVE WORK OUT OF MAKES POSSIBLE CREATION OF ERAL MORE JOBS IN BIRON AND WISCONSIN Announcement was made today by the Consolidated Water Power and Paper company of a plan by which employes of the Wisconsin Rapids and Biron mills will work a mum five days a the plants may continue to operate on a full-time Between 60Q and 700 men are i Approaching a time when con- struction and expansion work would be at a and modern ciency of operation would reduce its demand for rather than off from 30 to 40 men the dated management decided upon this Under this schedule not only are all old employes but work has been provided for a few union ment to participation in or support of a national government without its That consent has not been asked for and has not been The statement as issued bv the dominates the city simple facts remain that New York has ceased to be a safe i place to live Samuel counsel to the legislative committee investigating the city rule of the gangster and racketeer flourishes through a cor- rupt alliance with those who cise political power with plunder as its only A committee of 70 was named to demand action from Mayor Walker on his return to this Hold Eagle River Trapper for Murder Eagle Aug. 40, trapper and was held in the Vilas county jail today for questioning while Sheriff Thomas investigated the slaying of Ralph 51, Boulder also a trapper and was shot to His body was found along the banks of the Presque Isle McGregor said he had been shot with a revolver and apparently the body had been ged about 75 feet along the that those labor ministers who re- signed than carry out the policy of economies at the expense of the have acted as ministers would be expected to act by the labor Both Mr. MacDonald and Stanley conservative sued statements emphasizing that the new ministry was a cooperative a deal with the present Baseball Results National League Chicago 100 002 000 8; 5; 1. Root New York 000 004 lOx 5; 10; 0. bell Pittsburgh 010 000 040 5; 10; 1. Meine Brooklyn 120 000 000 3; 8; 1. Clark St. Louis 000 000 00 Hallahan Boston 000 001 00 Seibold Cincinnati 100 030 8; 14; 2. Lucas Philadelphia 000 000 000 0; 5; 3. American League Washington Oil 0 Brown Detroit 000 0 Herring St. New York 10 A Chicago 00 Weiland ft Prominent Appleton Hotel Operator Dies Aug. John 69, Appleton hotel operator and an outstanding figure in development of highways in Out- agamie county and the died in a hospital here today after an ex- tended Conway came into state ence in 1909 when he was active in furthering the bond issue for the first 100 miles of concrete highway in the The ure used in the bond issue became a model for the state and way He was the first member of the Elks lodge initiated in Appleton and for a number of years was a Atkins had been out seining for j ber of board of directors of the nows a few hours beloie he was Wisconsin McGregor said Lidko was well acquainted with Atkins and it was known the two had had a petty ference shortly before the body was found Permanent Policy The local mill has been working under the new five-day arrangement for two and the Biron mill is inaugurating it this so far as the Consolidated is is not a temporary but is a definite policy of which will continue regardless of tion At a time when the unemployment situation is most perhaps more so than it assures steady jobs for a larger number of men in the com- Under the new each employe will get five work out of each There will be no tion in regard to the number of work given any That means that each day there will be about 75 men absent from even though the mill should continue to work full Men are being trained to handle the jobs into which they will be placed on account of the shortened week for all em- Solves Difficult Problem In commenting upon the Leo J. employment and mill officials declared they believed it to be at least a partial solution to the condition of ployment which exists throughout the It is in line with dial measures which have been ed and written about during the past few but which have found very little practical application on the part of large employers of It is particularly in line with what the American Federation of Labor has It is the belief of those sible for working out the details of the five-day week for Consolidated employes that were other large em- in the state to inaugurate the same principle a large part of the unemployment in the state would While each man in its employ will lose one day's work per nobody will be entirely out of a and everybody will continue to make a living Company officials have stated that there is no plan under consideration for the im- mediate reduction of wage Work Has Been Steady Although intermittently down for a day or two at different times ing the the Biron and Wisconsin Rapids mills have suffered no protracted downs during the present business The paper and those mills in this vicinity in have been quite fortunate in that Accident Victims Are Recovering Here Those injured small auto- mobiles driven by J. Brown of Chicago and Mrs. John Peart of Adams collided just past Seneca Corners toward Pittsville late afternoon are recovering in this The Brown which turned was badly Mrs. Brown suffered a badly cut and a man by the name of 0'- also in the Brown had two ribs Nobody in Peart car was The Browns and were on their way to i Cicero Garage Man Beaten to Aug. ently beaten by men who attempted to rob Matthew 46, nephew of the late Congressman Florian died early today in of a cero garage he operated with his two Lampert acted as night ant Police his head lying in front of the A hearing several shots fired near the port's gun was missing from its Police said Lampert had fired they believed and wounded one of his assailants before he was beaten into woman witness said one of the men she had seen had a Blast Wrecks Chicago Kills One Aug. rific which firemen said was caused by an accumulation of last night destroyed a story brick building at 2015 Taylor killing a woman and ing twelve other Weather Report Partly to cloudy tonight and probably W e d n e sday in southwest and s o u t h c entral what warmer W e d n e sday in northwest p o Weather Maximum for 24- hour period ending at 7 a 89; minimum temperature for 67; temperature at 7 a. 66.