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Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - April 1, 1932, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin P LEASED WIRE This paper is nerved by leased wire with the news report of the Associated Press A CONST E W S F A PER Tribune 10 PAGES TODAY Circulation Over paid copies daily covering the heart of Wisconsin dairy center of the world Eighteenth 5744 Wisconsin Rapids Wis Friday April 1 1932 Single Copy Five Cents ARREST MILTON JUNCTION DELAVAN ROBBERS REVENUE STILL SHORT BY 165 MILLIONS SECRETARY MILLS TELLS HOUSE WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE THAT ED DEFICIT NOT YET MET Washington Apr tary Mills today advised tie house and means committee that the revenue was short about of taxes needed to meet the anticipated 000 treasury deficit in 1933 in tion to expected savings Savings Overestimated Mills said in a statement that ings in appropriations expected by the committee to amount to could not be effected He estimated that they would no exceed more than Acting Chairman Crisp of th ways and means committee said the committee reduced its estimate on savings to The balance Major Schoeffel of Jersey State Police Enroute for Europe on Kidnaping Clue T A t May Be Democrat Keynote Speaker Hopewell N April State police announced today that tared said today that there has been a new development since j -i V co Major Schoeffel assistant to Col in the negotiations for the H Norman Schwarzkopf sailed for return of the kidnaped Lindbergh n A VIA Tt Tr1 rm A t i Europe a week ago in connection with the search for the kidnaped Lindbergh baby Destination Unknown Col Schwarzkopf who made the announcement refused to give the name of the boat on which Schoeffel ailed or to designate the port for which he is headed He promised to give more details in his next regular bulletin late this afternoon Col Schwarzkopf amplified the police unconcern about the delphia investigation in his baby The admiral spokesman for three Norfolk men acting as ies for the child's return to indicate the nature of the velopment saying its publication would hinder negotiations His statement was made at the morning press conference in reply to a question by one of re- porters Mrs John Hughes Curtis was ing bulletin saying neither I the but Ad tor of Public Safety Kern Dodge Curtis any person in Philadelphia has I of intermediaries as rr rn a would be taken care of in an ment to be brought in today he said Crisp called the committee gether to consider a sub-committee proposal that is expected to bring in around He said Secretary Mills had changed many of the treasury's original estimates of yields on posed taxes lowering several Slash Appropriations In Mills original estimate of ings he said that could be slashed from appropriations ready the house appropriations com- has cut six appropriation bills Chairman Byrns of the house committee expects to slash budget figures for the war and departments by These reductions do not take into consideration the 10 per cent cut dered on supply bills by the senate Representative Clancy R given us any information of im- portance in this case and we have no knowledge as to what this in- formation is presumed to be Our activities are not around Phila delphia at this time and we hav no definite information leading t that vicinity He said the search for Harry Fleischer reputed member of the Detroit purple gang was continu ing April Norfolk Rear Admiral Guy H Burrage re- SEEK TO BOLSTER VOLSTEAD ACT O HOLD HEARINGS ON BILLS SPECIFYING PUNISHMENT FOR PURCHASING CATING LIQUOR Washington April ate judiciary committee hearings on bills to strengthen Volstead act no reconsideration would specifying punishment for chasing liquor and for possessing in- toxicants resulting from tion in the home were set today for next Tuesday Sheppard Is Author Their author Senator Sheppard D made the announcement to newspapermen and said he in- tended to press for their enactment at the present session He said he would testify at the hearing and knew of no other The sub-committee comprises ators Robinson R chairman Waterman R and Bratton D N The statement by Sheppard of the prohibition amendment and a leader of the senate drys on the three per cent tax on automobiles two per cent on trucks and one per cent on accessories Ah effort would be made to have the senate strike out the item he said Reconsideration will be sought of Several other items however Garner Optimistic In his morning press conference Speaker Garner expressed belief the rates on individual income taxes would bring in more than the treasury estimated and that the net loss repeal sion would net instead of as the treasury ed I think it is quite unfair for the treasury to reduce by thirty or forty per cent the very estimates it gave saying his wife's absence was in connection with her personal fairs Mrs Curtis left Tuesday evening he said Refuses to Explain Trip Mr Curtis when interviewed prior to the conference today re- fused to say if his wife's trip was concerned with the negotiations He declined also to say where she had gone and when he expected her re- turn He added however that Mrs Curtis had frequently been annoyed with telephone and other calls by reporters and that she needed rest Asked if there was evidence of or leaks in any other way on telephone conversations j from Norfolk in connection with Lindbergh case Admiral rage said Wire tapping is a term leaks yes At the press conference last LET CONTRACT FOR STATION HERE Senator Alben W Barkley above of Kentucky was reported to have been agreed upon by Democratic leaders as temporary chairman and keynote speaker of the party's forthcoming national convention in Chicago STANDARD OIL COMPANY TO BUILD NEW BULK STATION AND STORAGE PLANT ON SITE OF OLD BUILDING DE- STROYED BY FIRE Construction will start within a short time upon the new bulk ion and storage plant of the dard Oil company which will be erected upon the company property on West Grand avenue it was an- today by Frank J Henry local contractor who has been awarded the general construction contract The new building will be 50 by 120 feet and is to be of con- crete and brick construction making it fireproof The main i S Nekoosa Eliminated from Tourney by Neenah Opposition Too Rangy for Winners to Play for Consolation Crown Madison Wis April Nekoosa high school ball team representative of the tral Wisconsin district was ated from the consolation flight of he state tournament here this when it lost an 18 to 11 de- to the rangy Neenah quintet Neenah which gave Beloit stern op- position in the opening round of the before being dropped from he championship running had too height and reserve strength for the Tied at Quarter Nekoosa stepped into a lead early in the first period when Bud RESIDENTS FLEE ITALIAN CITY ABANDON TOWN WHEN INGS START SINKING INTO ANCIENT ROMAN CAVES OVER WHICH CITY IS BUILT Naples April Ten thousand inhabitants of the city of Villa Santa Stefano began excused from answering the ion because of its technical nature Denies Statement The spokesman quoted Dean H one of the inter- as denying that several ays ago he said he expected the of the baby to its father by the end of this week Admiral Burrage answered to a question whether a naval plane j was being held in readiness for the man caves over which it is built Santa Stefano is an agricultural community approximately half way between Naples and Rome Buildings Vanish Today ten buildings in the center of the town slowly sank out of sight into the earth and many others gave signs of caving in Their disappearance was slow departure of one or more negotiators at a moment's of the notice to us a couple of months he said Representative Treadway R a member of the committee opposed the Crisp amendment which Would apply normal income taxes to dividends paid by corporations ing a gross income of over Treadway proposed that dividend incomes up to should con- exempt from normal taxes Treadway amendment would apply the tax to individuals and that Crisp would be applicable to cor- Citizens Threaten Cannon Movers Two Rivers Wis April reats of reprisal were heard here as citizens discussed the theft cannon a Lay Plans for Living Music Day Concert Plans for Living Music Day to be Monday evening with lowed recent moves by wets to ob- j a free concert at Lincoln field house I and orchestra leaders helc tain legislation for legalizing four ere competed at a of per cent beer and for returning the issue to the states A four per cent beer by ator Bingham R Conn was re- cently reported favorably by a ate manufactures sub-committee In the house an effort to obtain action on a measure for state option was defeated Would Cut Liquor Sales Explaining his bills Senator pard said specifically making the purchaser of liquor liable to ment under the Volstead act would greatly reduce liquor sales Thousands of persons he a Howitzer lie of the World war cannon disappeared from the park Wednesday night about said are purchasing liquor thinking they are doing so without violating the law and if we put the purchaser into the law a great many of them will quit He explained that the act already applies to the possessor of liquor as well as the seller but that inclusion of the purchaser is desirable be- last evening A committee of the city band was in attendance at the meeting One of the largest assemblies of musicians in one concert ever held here is anticipated for the event The program is to be announced row Three time a group of bowlers left for j cause it has been widely advertised homes in the village of that the purchaser is immune ot seven miles north A scouting party found the on guarding the jink at Mishicot entrance of a daily since the supreme court held the purchaser under section five of the Volstead act could not be Sez Hundreds Watch While Window Cleaner Falls Milwaukee Apr While scores of downtown shoppers and workers looked on horrified Jack a window cleaner fell to his death late yesterday from the fifth floor of the Warner Theater building orchestra's will play a number of popular selections prior to a concert by the city band Art Gaetke and his Yankee Boys Red Fox's White Caps and Frank Cibula and his dance band will participate in the program Approximately two hours of music will be presented during the evening and specialty numbers may also be included Those in charge of the program are E A Lambert W T Nobles i Miss Lola Payne and the leaders of the three orchestras E A Beck and M 0 Lipke have been named to the publicity committee while Earl is to be master of ceremonies The concert starting at is being sponsored by local members of the American Federation of cians enough to give the inhabitants time to escape and so far as was known there were no casualties The wholesale exodus began im- mediately and all the inhabitants fled with as much of their sions as they could gather together in a hurry and carry away on their backs and in donkey carts Tonight many of them had ed camp at a safe distance from the town but others pressed on to the neighboring towns and villages and farmhouses Blame Erosion It was thought that the cavein was due to the filtration of river water through the ground under the also house the local office of the company It is to be situated upon the same site as the old wooden structure which was razed by fire last spring during a severe wind storm One of Worst Fires The old building which the new fireproof structure replaces was burned when a grass fire swept by high winds ignited it Burning em- bers carried on the winds brought the flames to about a score of other buildings on the west side making it one of the worst conflagrations in the history of the city To prevent a duplication of the fire the new plant will be ed with a dike of cinders and the entire yard area of the plot will have a cinder covering It is ned in event of another sweeping fire the yard can be flooded with soon knotted the count and j when the period ended the two teams were in a deadlock nah stepped into the lead shortly thereafter and held a 9 to 6 ad- vantage at half time Nekoosa gradually tired under the strain and Neenah forged farther ahead in the third quarter which ended 15 to 9 In the last eight minutes the leaders went into stall seeking to draw the tion up the floor and open a path to the basket but Nekoosa kept its defense set and battled gamely to overcome Neenah's lead Manske was high point man for the losers with two baskets and a brace of free throws while bauer starred for Neenah and led the scoring with three field goals and two gift tosses The Box Score Nekoosa Rusk Gavre Buehler c___________Oil Manske ampbell Neenah Haire Owens Bell Block 438 FG FT PF THREE SUSPECTS ADMIT HOLDUPS IN HALF DOZEN MEN HELD FOR SERIES OF ROBBERIES IN IL- LINOIS AND CAUGHT IN LAKE FOREST RAID Chicago Apr police said today they had tightened their grip of evidence around a band of FG FT PF alleged bank robbers they seized in a lightning swoop on an apartment in the fashionable suburb of Lake orest Three Make Confessions Six men were under arrest and hree were officially said to have confessed staging nine spectacular holdups of six Illinois and two consin banks in which bank officers were terrorized into helping the Neubauer g 4 0 0 0 2 0 2 REP VESTAL OF INDIANA DIES either water or chemicals thus pre- venting the spread of flames under the most adverse circumstances Has Large Yard There is to be a large yard rounding the storage plant and five large storage tanks will be installed the Standard company in tion to other equipment There is ample room in the yard covered by was to tne congres cinders and surrounded by the dike for additional storage tanks it is HEART FAILURE DIES AT HOSPITAL AFTER COLLAPSE TWO DAYS AGO Washington Apr Albert H Vestal of In- diana the Republican whip died of heart disease today naval hospital Two days ago Vestal collapsed and was sent to the naval hospital His condition had been reported as improving Long in Public Office Vestal who was 57 years old said The C M St P and P Ry a special siding into the run plant town which broke down supports of the caves the roof from the Sth Indiana district anc had served continuously since H was born January 18 1875 on a farm in Madison county Indiana He is a graduate of Valparaiso uni- Mr Henry's contract is for ecner-'versity was admitted to the i L T TT al construction and plumbing the heating and wiring to be let sepa rately by the owners Only a tive estimate has been made of the cost of the new project but it is thought it will be very to thousand dollars Nine Convicted In Merchant Killing April Nine men were convicted of tary manslaughter today for thi killing of Mike store keeper in the Arnold City mine strike last summer The jury reached a verdict after deliberating 41 hours EMPLOYMENT UNITED A Tel No 12 ICE This office to for purpose of employer and prospective gether Unemployed are to register Theae needing em- Kromer Dies At Home in Denver was received here day of the death of a former dent Ellis L Kromer at Denver Colorado on Thursday following a period of ill health The deceased was born in this city grew to manhood and married Miss Nina Lord of Grand Rapids was in business with his father here for many years He later went to Minneapolis where he was em- ployed by a large wholesale house and was promoted after a few years to a similar position at sas City where he became branch manager of the concern Mr Kromer visited in Wisconsin Rapids last summer and was in ly good health at that time He leaves to mourn his death his wife Basement Fire A fire in the furnace room of the lenry Sampson residence Baker ind Eighth streets d by the fire department early this before gaining much headway but not until considerable smoke damage had resulted were used in putting out the blaze An investigation by Fire Chief A C Miller revealed that an overheated furnace pipe ignited the ceiling boards Miss Mary Bangasser Resigns Nurse's Post Miss Mary Bangasser field nurse for the Indian service of the health department who has made her quarters here for a number of years today announced her resignation effective April 22 No successor has been named as yet and the office here will be closed after April 15 at which time Miss Bangasser will go to Madison to complete her reports to the state department bar was when only 21 years prosecuting attorney old He of the judicial circuit in Indiana from 1900 to 1904 He is survived by a widow and two children Romney said Vestal died at a m Funeral arrangements are to be completed later in the week The Indianan had been lican whip for the last six years and in that capacity had been brought into close contact with the Republican membership his duties the mustering of party forces or votes on the floor Until the reorganization of the louse at the beginning of this sion he had been chairman of the Senate Goes On Economy Rampage Washington Apr The senate which will have the next and the last say on taxes appropriations and bonus payments is on an omy rampage In the spirit now pervading this chamber the tion bills are due for a drastic slash some of the higher in- come taxes voted by the house are facing a paring down and the bonus is doomed to de- feat So far two of the annual supply bills have been sent back to the appropriations committee for 10 per cent re- All the other ures appropriating funds for next year's operating expenses of the government face the same treatment As a result of this dented action the senate committee is marking time on the other necessary appropriation bills Department heads have been notified to give tions for further paring down Bad Check Writer Brought from Loyal H G Deickman formerly of this city was arrested at Loyal lay on a bad check charge and re- to this city at noon today by of Police R S Payne Several hecks have been issued by mann it is alleged the latest one eing for made out to Walter Wallach for which the arrest was made He was to be arraigned be- committee and sponsored numerous measures to revise the patents and copyright laws Schafer 111 Washington Apr John C Schafer R Wis today became ill in the Re- publican cloakroom of the house and the capitol physician Dr George W Calver was hastily Duluth Navigation Opens Last Night Duluth Minn Apr While harbor lights flashed here for the first time this year the fishing craft cleared the Open Bids on New School at Port Edwards Bids on the new Port Edwards school building were ed last evening at a meeting of the school board and building tee but no decision was made on awarding the contract because of the large number of alternates in connection with each bid W Burl Dalton chairman of the building committee announced today that in Du bers to loot estimated at One Illinois bank was robbed twice The holdups included one at the Citizens bank at Delavan Wis where was taken and one at Milton Junction where was obtained The raid was staged last night and so rapid were the movements of the police that four men found in the apartment had no chance to reach for an arms rack on which hung 13 shotguns four revolvers and 12 automatic pistols Scan List of Recent Crimes Records of midwestern bank ups of recent date and of kidnapings for ransom were being scanned and questioning was pursued by the of- in the hope of clearing up the crimes Officials of victimized banks were summoned to view the men Although early police reports placed loot recovered at the Lake Forest apartment at about in cash and several thousand dollars in securities later announcements said the amount was about in cash and no securities The men whom the authorities credited with the confessions were Mickey Yaro tenant of the ment Edward Bennett and Ed gren The identity of the fourth man seized was not revealed but the lice said they were satisfied he was not connected with the robberies Arrest Accomplice Later Edward Kuzma was later seized as an accomplice whose part police said was to provide refuge in his lome to the others after the The police said the I sions Implicated Frank Faifer as be- ing a member of the actual robber j band A search for Faifer revealed he was in the Cook county jail on a charge of staging a minor robbery The Illinois banks the three men confessed to robbing and their re- ported loot in each First National bank of Mason Grundy county Illinois State Bank of Mundelein III two separate robberies and 000 Tazewell County National bank Delavan 111 Maquon State bank Knox county Illinois Ringwood State bank McHerry county Illinois Kirkland State bank De Kalb county Illinois about Deny York Robbery Reports that the trio also sed to robbing the York State bank ore Justice E N of Duluth last night opening us afternoon Radium Poisoning Death to Be Investigated two daughters Mrs Nina Golde and Miss Catherine Kromer and one son Donald Kromer He was a hew of the late Helen of New York Apr MacBurney Byers death from um poisoning spurred the medical examiners office to start an inquiry oday to see if it involved ty Bones Break Down With his bones breaking down un- der an agonizing battering of alpha particles the wealthy Pittsburgh iron manufacturer and ally known sportsman succumbed yesterday Dr Frederick B Flinn radium expert of Columbia university said death resulted from drinking a widely advertised radium water as the 1032 navigation season at the head of the lakes Commanded by Captain Martin Christiansen the ship formerly Andrew Carnegie's yacht departed for Grand Marais with a load of lumber and other supplies for the residents of that little north shore community Returning here Friday Captain Christiansen will depart for Isle Royale Saturday with ten men who will spend the summer on the island fore the first of next week at earliest Twenty-eight general bids were received ranging all the way from to There were 11 bids on plumbing 16 on heating and ventilating 14 on wiring and ric fixtures and two on window shades It Continued on Page Two All bids except those on window shades contained alternates and for Heart Trouble Cause of Mystery Death Milwaukee Apr post mortem on the body of Hiss Hazel Ness 31 alias Baker for- merly of Wis who died under strange circumstances at a hospital here Wednesday has re- tember at his home because he was too ill to testified he drank bottles of a product known as Physicians pointed out the case was not to be confused with the use of radium in cancer treatment In the latter cases the radium is not villa Wine used internally R J Foley assistant director Debating Honors said today that the death certificate _____ offered for Byers was refused by the Madison Wis April bureau of vital statistics last Clintonville high school's debating Death Certificate Refused team won the state championship at said the certificate stated the final round of competition here this reason the board and building she was a heart committee must meet again to ther consider the matter 0 H Breidert of the firm of Childs Smith Chicago architects for the building is in Port Edwards assisting ir the consideration of the bids Occasional rain in south and rain or snow in north portion s had died of radium of last night w airer a ning late tonight right jaw and neck and of KeSa and Eau Claire teams among factions of the on Saturday Name Lauterback Federation Manager j Plymouth Wis April A H Lauterback Minneapolis Land O Lakes Creamery tive executive today was chosen manager of the National Cheese Federation by its board of directors j at a meeting here j He succeeds F A Corniea who re- February 13 after being a disease Coroner Henry Grundman said today A man known only as Lou who notified a friend of the woman's illness and then disappeared still was sought for questioning in the case Miss Ness a real estate op- was found unconscious in her apartment Physicians ed she had taken poison Weather Report j FAIR a tonic He said was tamed back on won second and third places re- Last September Dr Joseph M The debaters argued the Steiner New York specialist had in ington that Byers would die of irain abscess resulting from was improperly explained and the certificate must explain specifically the use of radium which had ed in poisoning merits of a state compulsory ployment insurance law Pres Glenn Frank of the The new bom bSi nas in farm work for years and was one of the organizers for the Land 0 Lakes Creameries For somewhat mer Today's Weather sity of Wisconsin presented the
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