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Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - January 21, 1932, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin A P LEASED WIRE This paper U served by leased wire with the news report of the Associated Press 10 PAGES TODAY Circulation Over paid copies daily covering the heart of Wisconsin dairy center of the world Eighteenth 5683 Wisconsin Rapids Wis Thursday January 21 1932 Single Copy Five Cents NEW RELIEF BEFORE SENATE Investigate Death of Riske Murder Witness NO EXPLANATION BY DOCTORS FOR DEATH DISTRICT ATTORNEY OF PACA COUNTY AUTOPSY AND ORDERS INQUEST To Reforest Acres In 2 Towns HIDDE WAS IMPORTANT STATE WITNESS New London Wis Jan investigation into the sudden and unexplained death of Hidde 42 of Manawa an state witness in the case of Edward Riske charged with causing the death of two men was ordered today by District Attorney L L Smith of Waupaca county Order Autopsy Hidde taken ill Monday after- noon died a few hours later learned of his death and today the investigation got under way when District ney Smith ordered an autopsy To be followed by an inquest later this afternoon At his office in Waupaca today Smith said the sudden and death of Hidde for which doctors can offer no reasonable ex- planation warrants the calling of an inquest Smith was expected here shortly after noon today Was Important Witness Hidde was one of the important witnesses at the trial of Riske in November Riske was charged with placing poison in a bottle of shine whisky which caused the deaths of Louis Hoffman and Henry Ropitzke both of New London at a barn dance last June The state at- tempted to prove that Riske was in love with Mrs Hoffman who com- mitted suicide by drowning herself in the Wolf river here a few days before the inquest into the deaths of and last July Riske was found guilty but the verdict was set aside by Judge ron B Park and a new trial was dered for term of circuit court In December Riske was re- leased from the county jail on 000 bond Got Threatening Letters Mrs Hidde said today that her husband had received a number of threatening letters and explained they moved to Manawa from New London several months ago on that account At the November trial The reforestation of 160 acres by students of the Children's Choice school in the town of Grand Rapids east of this city and similar by the per company on approximately 000 acres in the towns of Saratoga j Washington Jan and Grand Rapids under the state appropriation of for di- DIRECT FEDERAL RELIEF GIVEN COMMITTEE 0 K MANUFACTURES COMMITTEE PLACES STAMP OF AL ON CAN MEASURE forest crop law was approved by the conservation committee of the Wood county board of supervisors in con- ference yesterday with A E Barnes area fire warden and W D Barnard district ranger for district number 11 of the state conservation department at the court house A E Barnes the area fire warden of the central area commended R P Brockman teacher of the Children's Choice school for his interest in re- forestation and the plan which he hopes to put in effect that of ing the school children cooperate and volunteer their services for tree planting The stock for his project Mr Barnes said will very likely be obtained from state nurseries Fred Wilkins town of Remington is chairman of the county tion committee which met yesterday Other members are A C Shubert Marshfield and A E Bennett rect federal relief for the ployed was recommended to the ate today by one of its committees despite President Hoover's tion The manufactures committee ed 6 to 2 to report the La Follette authorizing for the present winter and for the next Orie L Phillips above He May Succeed Justice Holmes LAY PLANS FOR INVESTITURE OF RT REV REDING TO HOLD PUBLIC RECEPTION PROGRAM IN LINCOLN FIELD HOUSE FEB 8 FOLLOWING MORNING CHURCH MONIES Connor Defense Rests in Libel Suit Trial Trend of Defense Testimony Seeks to Disprove That Ar- ticle Besmirched tation of Kronschnabl REGENTS UPHOLD CAMPUS COURT TRAFFIC TRIBUNAL TO METE OUT PUNISHMENTS DESPITE STUDENT PROTEST RULED LEGAL BY ATTORNEY ERAL year The committee's action places squarely before the senate the posal for direct appropriations from the treasury to aid the jobless To Demand Early Consideration Early consideration by the ate will be demanded by the bill's sponsors Senators La Follette R Wis and Costigan D Col President Hoover has strenuously opposed direct appropriations for unemployment relief Walter ford head of his emergency relief organization told the committee during hearings that the problem was being adequately met by states counties and municipalities aided by private charity Has Democratic Support The vote in the committee the relief will have strong support in the senate from the Democratic side The only votes against it were cast by tion Republicans Senators McNary Albuquerque N M is being school last considered by President A public reception and program at the Lincoln field house on the ning of Monday February 8 in honor of the investiture by the Rt Rev Bishop A J McGavick La Crosse of the Rt Rev Monsignor William Reding as domestic prelate was planned at a meeting of of the various societies filiated with the SS Peter and Paul Catholic church and the church at the SS Peter and Paul Defense counsel in libel trial of W D Marshfield lumberman and former the Connor sr session until o'clock when At- torney R B Graves rested with reservation of the right to call John Kuss a former sheriff of Forest county to the stand in the event he arrives here and to recall 0 E Pitch a town chairman With that provision the tiff's attorneys started the call of lieutenant governor of their witnesses the first of whom Hoover for the supreme court cancy caused by the resignation of Justice Oliver Wendell cording to reports from j ton Judge Phillips now presides over the tenth district U S circuit court and Goldsborough of testimony centered around the dis- appearance of a bottle of poison from the home of his father-in-law Charles Specht where he and his wife lived in New London Riske also lived in New London Riske sb lived at the Specht home funeral is to be held here tomorrow afternoon Petition Removal Of Clerk of Court Rhinelander Wis Jan 21 A petition asking removal of Mrs Hannah McRae clerk of Oneida county has been prepared by the district attorney for submission to Circuit Judge A H Reid who is empowered to remove the clerk The petition was drawn at the re- quest of the county board The board claims Mrs is short in 1930 fees and in 1931 fees She was convicted two weeks ago of em- in a naturalization case but the sentence was ed when she returned the money Strachey Dies Madison Wis Jan tribunal composed of University of Wisconsin faculty members will continue to mete out punishment to student traffic violators with the sanction of the board of regents and the attorney general's department The regents yesterday adopted the recommendation of the executive committee to impose a fine of for the first offense and a sive increase of 31 for each quent offense and an additional alty of if the student fails to appear Taking notice of student protest against the high-handedness of the Judge A G Backus waukee regent questioned the of the university to penalize a student for a traffic violation James D Phillips university ness manager said the attorney j general's department had indicated such is legal The regents have the authority to dismiss a student who defies the Phillips said The court has jurisdiction over the university campus It was set up as a safety measure four students have been fined ing the last week j of Oregon Maryland Those who voted for the in addition to La Follette and gan were Senators Smith of South Carolina Wheeler of Montana Sheppard of Texas and Bulkley of Ohio all Democrats Extensive hearings were held by a before the was approved During these many including welfare workers representatives of states and cities and a representative of the can Federation of Labor supported the Get Winnie Ruth Judd Screams Denunciation at Dr Catton Prosecution Alienist Abandon Banquet Plans Original plans were to include a banquet for the parishioners and general public but because of lack of a sufficiently large building with facilities for that event it was de- to limit the affair to a gram of toasts and speeches at the field house at o'clock A special meeting of the school board was called for the purpose of granting with W D Connor sr since in circuit court here this morning Was A C Luthey county treasurer paraded witnesses to the stand Forest county from 1915 to 1921 an attempt to prove that a and president the Crandon paper article written by Connor and tional bank for the past few years appearing in the Laona Tribune J Mr Luthey told of his acquaintance could not have besmirched the tation of Herman Kronschnabl or of the Forest County Republican Crandon Wisconsin The trend of the defense mony was that tation was such that it could not have been injured by the field charge that he A break in friendship with Mr Con- nor came he said in 1924 when a member of the Connor political tion came to him seeking his vote for a particular candidate for the office of Forest county sheriff Mr Luthey told of the grand jury in- against the more than 150 Forest county persons in 1926 UPPER HOUSE FACTIONS FIND COMMON GROUND NEW REPRESENTS CON- CESSIONS BY BOTH AND TIVES SENATE PASSAGE BE- CERTAIN j i T J in was a frequent visitor to a t- he charged lade county roadhouse the Mangold by the Gardens Rest With Reservations Former Forest county officials was group Testifies to Good Character The first witness for the tiff testified that he had known a professional wrestler a former j Kronschnabl since 1925 and had mayor of Crandon a deputy ty official a negro and a ter marshal and among the 11 constable who were ways known him to be a man of good character and a man whom I am proud to be acquainted He told of Kronschnabl being a t the committee the use of the field placed on the stand by Defense of hjg gatherings Brazeau and t offices on Courthouse Phoenix Ariz Jan Ruth Judd leaped from her chair during her murder trial today to denounce Dr Joseph Catton of San Francisco tion alienist You get out of she cried rising with tensed muscles and ing eyes as the tall psychiatrist her chair during a brief court recess Make him get out make him get she appealed to her attorneys I won't have you near she cried swinging again to confront Dr Catton You talked about me Get out Pass Tremain On Reapportionment Madison Wis Jan The perplexing task of converting the 11 Wisconsin congressional districts into 10 to conform with the 1930 census was completed in Inkpen Berkshire Eng Jan the assembly today when the lower Strachey one of the house voted approval of the most prominent biographers of his time died here today after an ness of many weeks He was 52 years old Sez GAS STATION MAW tf ONE WE main by a 55 to 30 vote The now goes to the senate If the senate approves the ure and it is signed by the nor Congressman James Frear of Hudson and Gerald Boileau of Wausau will be pitted against each other in the same district The is practically the same as one passed by the assembly at the last session but which was caught in the senate filibuster Gifford Has Open Mind Gifford said that while he believed local agencies could handle the problem if it developed they couldn't he would then favor eral appropriations The would have the funds located to the various states on the basis of population and relief needs by a federal relief board The act would be administered by the chief of the children's bureau in the labor department under the of the board Senator Sheppard Paid he voted for the reserving the right to study the proposition further Senator Watson the Republican leader indicated the Republicans would maintain their opposition to the direct I am against Watson said when told the committee had acted favorably on the measure house for the reception The Rev J F Kundinger sistant to the Rt Rev Monsignor Reding at the SS Peter and Paul church was named general man in charge of arrangements for a suitable program in which the man who has served the local con- for nearly 25 years is to be honored Father Kundinger an- that complete plans will published later j The investiture will probably be set for 10 o'clock in the morning with a large number of priests of the state and members of the Catholic societies in attendance To Entertain Visiting Priests At noon the visiting priests will be guests at a dinner to be served in the SS Peter and Paul school orium by the committee which met last evening The committee was comprised by John Schnabel jr and Charles V AI Stark trustees of the congregation Dr i Catton backed away j T H A j Hanneman and R A Love of the Knights of Col- turned and left the room as defense counsel the matron and Dr George W Stephens defense alienist at- tempted to quiet Mrs Judd She sat nervously clasping and unclasping her hands glaring rily at the doorway through which Catton had disappeared Mrs Judd is facing trial for the Byron B Conway and ward Konash of the Catholic Order of Foresters Mrs J J Looze Mrs E M Coyle and Mrs Matthew ser of the Catholic Women's club Mrs A C Berard Mrs C P Gross and Mrs T H of the Catholic Daughters of America Graves Ill J Vl throughout the morning EY GUNMAN GOES TO ELECTRIC CHAIR AT SING SING TONIGHT FOR MURDER OF POLICEMAN Ossining N Y Jan Francis Two-Gun C r o w 1 e y scrawny youth who lived all his 20 years in New York and can ly write his name out the last of his paper toys today and stole glances at a picture of the electric At shortly after twelve o'clock examination of Luthey was inter- when Judge Clayton F Van Pelt ordered a noon recess but be- fore doing so he notified jurors that in the event the case is not com- by the time for adjournment this afternoon an evening session be held Four character were as soon as court reconvened this afternoon after which Mr Luthey went on the stand again Harold Kreuger former district attorney of Forest county was re- called to the stand this morning He was followed by Ely Mead John Hallstrom C L Cummings 0 G Lindemann Graham as Andrew Sorenson Mrs Helen Chapman Dr C 0 chair pasted on his cell wall He Decker and 0 E Pitch dies in the chair at Sing Sing night for murdering a policeman Didn't Want to Forget I didn't want to forget said explaining with a leer why he pasted up the picture of the Call Wrestler to Stand Graham a professional wrestler was asked about his associations with Kronschnabl relative to the staging of wrestling matches for chair when they put him in the slaying of Agnes Anne Le Roi and and Mrs A P Nimtz Mrs Samuelson her friends here j Guttly and Mrs Mary Kaudy last October and sending their I Of the Women's Catholic Order of bodies to Los Angeles in trunks The j Foresters taking of testimony started today following two days spent in tion of a jury Dr Catton before leaving San Francisco to appear as a witness said he was convinced Mrs Judd was sane and that he expected her j To Conduct Health Center at Library Because of the trial now in to tell whole story of the j sion at the Wood county courthouse before the trial ended Hitler's Candidate for Ask Clubs to Hold Washington Programs Fraternal organizations service clubs and women's organizations and schools will be urged by the Wiscon- sin Rapids Chamber of Commerce to hold programs for their members and for the public during the month of February commemorating the two hundredth anniversary of the birth of George Washington the first president of the United States Stern forbidding is General Franz Rhinelander Elks Club Is Destroyed Rhinelander Wis Jan fire which raged for five hours this morning caused a loss which firemen estimated will exceed the total fire loss for this city in either 10.30 or 1931 The Elks club rooms were ed their bowling alleys partly and heavy damage was by the flower and music shop the Wiscon- sin Valley Power company and the Noble sheet metal works the monthly health center scheduled here from tomorrow will be held in the T B Scott library club room instead of in the court room a originally planned Mrs Anna Clan cy county nurse announced today The clinic will run from 9 a m to p m Boom Alfalfa For Presidency Bismark N D Jan Presidential filing petitions in be- half of Governor W H Alfalfa Murray of Oklahoma will be circulated in North Dakota soon his brother said today Propose Consolidation of War and Navy Departments Washington Jan 21 Con- solidation of the army and navy was proposed to the house expenditures committee today with the prediction that it would save a year Chairman Byrns of the tions committee gave the estimate during a hearing on his to create a department of national defense Secretary of National Defense His would provide that the a year when we can get ians to do the same work for one- third that he said Don't you think it better to make them work than send them out to become tea hounds or lounge ards Representative Schaf er consin asked Why Byrns replied The committee agreed at the con- of Byrns testimony to meet Saturday to hear Representative new secretary of national defense j Martin Oregon Democrat in have three for the tion to the This year throughout the United von Epp in this portrait But he's army one for the navy and one for States there is being observed the of Washington's birth L P Daniels president of the local commercial association and Paul A Pratt are committee in charge of stimulating local participation in the ceremonial known as the beloved soldier to the Bavarian Fascists and it has been reported that Adolf Hitler had him in mind in telling ents recently that the presidency of the new was ready provided for aviation He told the committee it might be advisable to have a fourth assistant secretary for munitions Byrns said there were in ington 545 army 448 navy and 82 marine corps officers We are paying them to To Call Adams Hurley Secretaries Adams and Hurley of the navy and war departments will be asked to appear or to send rep- President Hoover anxious for consolidations generally does not feel enthusiastic about this one death house His name first was linked with a series of holdups Then came an alarm for him in the killing of Virginia Brannen girl who was shot and tossed from an automobile into a Yonkers hedge One Frederick of county thinking to stop a petting approached a parked automobile Its were Crowley and his sweetheart Helen Crowley shot him dead and sped away Cornered in Apartment House A few days later detectives cor- him the eirl and Rudolph fat truckman in an ment house on the upper west Fide Bullets and tear gas were poured into the place for two hours before Crowley wounded and his tion exhausted let the police enter Duringer was executed for Miss Brannen Crowley convicted of the policeman's murder joshed Duringer as he went to the chair In his cell Crowley began ing paper and apartment houses Defense alienists said he was a moral imbecile The state said he was sane throughout the state Sorenson who for years was con- stable and marshal at Dorchester told of having reported Kronschnabl to the post office department for having gambled in the Dorchester post office while he held the office of postmaster but aside from that knew the editor to be a man who was never arrested and one who re- spected the law Mrs Chapman a former deputy of several officers of Forest county was questioned sales of tax receipts in what Attorney Graves labeled as an attempt to show graft in county offices Tax Assessments Raised Dr Decker who served as mayor of Crandon for one term was Madison Wis Jan unemployment relief for which stands a fair chance of final enactment within a few days was introduced in the senate this morning and soon will be passed by that house It represents a common ground on which the conservative and the Progressive Republicans in the ate at least were able to get gether in the belief that the long drawn out special session should end with the assurance that a relief will become law What Will Assembly The only unanswered question was what the assembly will do with it but the feeling prevailed that it stands an even chance of being proved by Progressives in that house in view of the fact that close advisors to Governor La Follette in the senate are backing it There may have to be some compromise on amendments The represents no party ing for it was introduced by the joint finance committee on which both Conservatives and Progressives are represented A favorable vote in the senate was blocked temporarily this ing by Senator Philip Nelson of Maple an Independent and tor Walter Polakowski Milwaukee Socialist who said they could not vote for it in its present form Con- sideration was laid over to the session No General Property Levy The raises the it appropriates by 1931 income taxes and a two year tax on chain stores It specifically provides that none of the cost shall be placed on general property The income tax rates are 50 per cent of the normal tax rate on individuals and 16 per cent of the normal rate on cor- Dividends are not taxed That is a concession by the Progressives Deduction from the taxable income of losses suffered through deflated investment values will not be Continued on Page Seven Coast Guard Boats Pick Up Refugees Glendora Miss Jan Swift coast guard boats manned by experienced sailors and Red Cross workers traversed the Mississippi delta today picking up marooned families concentrating the less at refugee centers and uting food to thousands made tute by high waters Over the more than sector in a half dozen counties ered by rampaging rivers that be- gan crashing through levees six weeks ago the work of rescue and relief went forward in organized fashion Coast guard boats laden with food brought much needed relief last night to the little town of Crowder in Quitman county to which more than homeless regarding raising of hungry people flocked almost over- Gassed by Fumes from Wash Machine Carbon monoxide gas emanating from a gasoline powered wash chine motor rendered Mrs John Morgan of Rudolph unconscious and ments on his property by men saic to be allied with the political group He testified that hii assessment had been doubled and stated that he would not have com- had ment been treated likewise Throughout yesterday afternoon and this morning echoes of the grand jury indictments rang throughout the filled room under a barrage of objections from plaintiff's attorneys Boy's Make-Believe Holdup Too Realistic caused her to sustain a number of I Chicago Jan 21 Abie Paulson's bruises when she fell to the floor of holduP was her kitchen her Mrs Morgan was found by husband at about o'clock day afternoon She had been making starch when she was overcome by the deadly poisonous gas fell ward to the floor and spilled the starch over herself Stench Bombs Rout Theater Patrons Milwaukee Jan score patrons were routed from two downtown theaters the Wisconsin and Palace last night when stench tragic results HP slipped behind the counter of his father's delicatessen store last night and pretended that his brother Hershie was a robber Seizing his father's pistol he I'm going to shoot you Then he pulled the trigger and Hershie fell dead night from the flooded Panola basin Chas Nash Officer Of Automotive Group Charles M Nash this city was elected third vice president of the Wisconsin Automotive Trades Inc a car dealers organization at the annual convention of the group held in conjunction with the 24th annual auto show now in progress at waukee Frank H Bogda Green Bay was elected president of the tion The group unanimously ed a resolution against a proposed five per cent federal excise tax on automobiles trucks and accessories Mrs Earl Hill New Red Cross Treasurer Mrs Earl Hill was today ed treasurer of the South Wood bombs exploded Programs were in- County chapter American Red only a short time Cross to succeed Mrs Julius ever as ushers hastily applied a antidote Local theaters lave been subjected to various orms of vandalism for weeks attributing the acts to disputes den resigned by Chairman Jere Witter Mr Witter plans to appoint eral committees within the next few days to handle various phases of the organization's activities Weather Report Mostly cloudy tonight and day snow night in north and extreme east portions colder tonight and in ex- treme southeast portion Friday Colder Today's Weather Maximum temperature for hour period ending at 7 a m 30 minimum temperature for 24-hour period ending at 7 a m 24 at 7 m 25 tion 10 inches snowfall in- ches
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