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Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - October 28, 1938, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin PHONE NO. I The Society or you to call tier with your Bud Vour will It. Rapids Daily CON S T R U C T I V E E 3 PV P E R Twenty-Fifth 7764. Wisconsin October 28, 1938. Stenographer You can easily find a com- petent one through Tribune Single Copy Five Cents BOLENS ASKS LEGAL ACTION AGAINST Major Utilities Take First Step in Huge Expansion Program Oct. of a dozen leading ties companies announced today to place immediate order for power generating equipment for They said it was the in a program of expenditures dollars a year mated at a billion for the next two Floyd L. of the dated Edison company of New said this would be approximately double the national outlays for the purpose in the last two Part of Defense Program The commitments were given as a part of the administration's efforts to strengthen power facilities of the nation's strategic war material Announcement of the program came from a session of the national defense power committee headed by Louis assistant secretary of which has been making a vey of power needs since early this Involves Government Financing acting as spokesman for the group of utilities executives which met with the power said government financing was but would not be in the form of The he would nothing more than lend money or buy in the same ner as a The utilities executives said the new equipment for kilo- watts of generating capacity sented about one and one-third lion horsepower equivalent to the total power produced by any two or three middle or ern New York City's ating they is about Final Stressing that were the final Johnson in- the administration hoped other utilities would agree shortly to enter the expansion The areas directly affected by the projected construction are in part those in which the production of munitions and other war materials would be in great demand in event of a war department an- Some of them were listed as New St. Louis and Government Has First Call is understood that for or other emergency the shall have first call upon the facilities of the both public and private and that in peace time they will be coordinated for the purpose of making them quickly the war department Two Traffic Mishaps No One Injured Two traffic one ing a bicycle but resulting in no sonal were reported to the city police department Mrs. Arietta driving east on Dewey street about p. collided with a bicycle on which Robert 8, was The cycle was but the boy suffered no A Central Wisconsin Motor Trans- port company truck and an jile driven by Peter crashed on First avenue south about I p. m. The driven by Frank was backing a loading alley onto the avenue when the collision The right side of the Reiland car was considerably Dil Thrown in Furnace Man Burned James suffered severe second degree burns of the lands and face Thursday as he result of an explosion of oil into a furnace in the ment of his home at 1811 Wickham Sullivan threw the mixture gasoline and in which he lad soaked paint a jail into the fire hole of the An explosion the flames burning both hands above the his and singeing his The fire department was 2d and Fire Chief A. C. Miller id Sullivan to Riverview hospital he was treated and later dis- No property damage id from the PLUNGES TO DEATH Oct. 49, died in a three story from a sunroom window in he Deaconess hospital had been at the hospital ince Wednesday for treatment of Conducts Girl Scout Course Miss Sally of member of the Girl Scout tional Great Lakes will be in Wisconsin Rapids to con- duct an adult training course at the Library club rooms on Oct. 31, Nov. 1 and 2, from 7 to 9 p. m. field and Stevens Point Girl Scout leaders have been invited to and the course is open to anyone over is interested Girl TENSION EASED NEW HUNGARIAN NOTE CZECH PAVING WAY FOR PEACEFUL MENT OF Nazi Organ Assails U.S. CALLS AMERICA TO CONCILIATION BITTER ATTACK BELIEVED OUTGROWTH OF ADDRESS AGAINST BY Oct. 28 The Oct. gary and Czechoslovakia appeared today to be on the way to a peaceful settlement of their long-standing and territorial dis- The Budapest government in a new note last night accepted the Czechoslovak offer to cede to ary about square miles of land with Hungary also agreed that military experts should meet immediately to organize Czech evacuation and garian occupation of the area and that a German-Italian arbitration commission should deal with eight disputed Czechoslovakia had demanded that the mediators settle the entire dis- pute and fix a time for the tion of the whole area demanded by Diplomatic circles That this would be no major obstacle because German and Italian mediators were likely to permit Hungary occupy the undisputed regions as soon as the arbitration committee was Hungary also adhered to the inal demand that plebiscites be con- ducted in autonomous Slovakia and but it was understood the government felt the request sary to satisfy German foreign office Deutsche Politische day accused the States of encumbrance to European conciliation since the peace of In a bitter attack on ican meddling in European the publication said ready has gone so far that English sources have found it in the face of American to justify the conduct of western European Prompted by Roosevelt Talk The attack apparently was pted by President Roosevelt's night address against by The Nazi press has ed the speech with appears more and more the in- tention to lay down the law to European countries on how a state of peace is possible for them and how it is not the publication is time America remembers she is a daughter of Europe who physically and culturally took with her a sizeable dowry from the old J is not the task of the new world to lecture less is it the new world's task to set people in countries from which it sprang against each other and by groundless suspicions throw them once more into It concluded with this statement meddling in European affairs to the degree it has reached today begins now to be all the more so because it in fact pears to go so far as to be an en- cumbrance to the European tion HANES PROMOTED Oct. President Roosevelt announced day that John W. now ant had been made under- secretary of the Arrest Bancroft Man for Knife Assault Stevens was on his way back to Stevens Point from 111., with Deputy Sheriff Ed siak today after being apprehended by Clinton police on a warrant sued here charging him with armed with bodily According to Deputy Martin Soward is alleged to have used a pocket knife in an attack on Ralph Bentley of Bancroft on the night of October 15 in the Reader tavern at A fight resulted from an argument and ter an exchange of Larson Soward brandished the knife and inflicted deep cuts on two gers and the chest of with a dangerous intent to do great Merrill Box Factory Destroyed by Flames Oct. 28 Fifty men were out of work today because of a fire which de- the Lincoln Box Four employed on the second nearly were trapped by yesterday's which Supt. William blamed on friction in a waste Firemen saved a warehouse filled with butter containers and cheese Tip by Paroled Convict Solves Slaying Police today Oct. credited a paroled woman convict furnishing in- formation which led to the arrest of four men in connection with the of Dr. Charles H. 71-ycar-oU Episcopal Police Chief E. Register renounced the arrest of two St. Simon's Island resort Henry J. Gofer and W. H. and two identified as George Cleyborn and Willie Woman Supplies Lead Last Chief of Police Ben T. of credited by Glynn county officials with playing an important part in the said Carrie who with her H. Grady was sentenced on robbery Hold Lawyer in Brooklyn Bail Racket New Oct. state Assemblyman Jacob P. 37, was arrested today on the way to his law office and charged with grand subordination of perjury and forgery in connection with a Brooklyn bail bond Taken to police headquarters for Nathanson was ed by police as I'm I'll blow the lid off this bail bond LABOR ATTACKED BEFORE COUNCIL OF AGRICULTURE MILWAUKEE SPEAKER CHARGES ALLIANCES UNPROFITABLE TO Oct. labor was attacked sharply by a state Building and Loan tive today who told the Wisconsin Council of meeting The former Democratic here that alliances had man yesterday was called before the j worked out profitably for grand jury investigating alleged bail bond frauds but was not questioned when he refused to waive Nathan appeared before Supreme Court Justice Algernon I. Nova last July and asked him to accept a 000 bond for a Albert who was awaiting sentence as a violator of the A signature on the bond found subsequently to have was been KENTUCKY 10, WEDS MINER MOTHER OBTAINING ABOUT AGE IN- LICENSE FOR CHILD'S MARRIAGE TO YEAR-OLD 34- has used threats and law violations to en- force its unjust demands for an un- fair share of the consumer Carl Taylor of a farm owner and executive secretary of the Wisconsin Building and Loan assistance which agriculture has given labor in the proposed in the legislature has ed in a constantly increasing return to labor and a constantly decreasing return to the Taylor the farm laborer can com- mand about 10 cents an hour for heavy physical seven days a while the law of the land sets a minimum price of 25 cents an hour and 44 hours a week as the minimum standard for city Charges Taylor charged labor had practices and ed Oct. adopted a child playthings for a tem of anarchy to enforce demands beyond the and of this may be seen in cine where labor ruthlessly disregarded rights of farm labor and farm capital to enforce the closing of a. canning plant until the farmer lost his Denies Conflict of Interests Presenting labor's Ar- thur S. Zander of senting the American Federation of asserted there was no conflict of interests between the farmer and antagonistic attitude be- tween farmer and laborer is all he Zander urged that groups ing the nation's wealth should monize their activities to receive a fair Not Milo K. secretary of the said agriculture was not an- but warned that consin through the sin council of is going Dr. L. B. Johnson ty health said today records in his office showed the girl is 10 years She was married day to 34-year-old Fleming a. widowed coal Mother Obtaine License The marriage license was obtained at the Floyd county courthouse here by the girl's Mrs. Grace who gave Rosie's age as 13. At Dr. Sheppard said health office records showed the girl was born in Johnson county Feb. 12, 1928. The Rev. W. G. as a coal mine said ho the marriage vows in a simple hill country ceremony in front of a log cabin near here the couple will looked on silently during the The cabin is located on Abbott creek three miles north of Prestonsburg in an isolated section of rugged eastern Kentucky mountain In with Rosie and her to do his own thinking and not be will hve the girl's mother dominated by any one and two younger Prof. B. H. economist an older sister and some But it means luxury to A from the University of Wisconsin college of urged that dozen miners said Rosie and her farm and factory prices be family had Ined Tinder a rock cliff on a hillside near the cabin for Minister Amazed Mr. the said he first believed Rosie's elder sister was the he was summoned to the He was he when the younger girl stepped forward in- but performed the ceremony because the license appeared to be Huge Fire Breaks Out in Heart of Marseille counts shortly after Dr. Lee was had supplied the needed Mrs. Watkins in a remark to relatives while she was seeking a told of ing as an innocent spectator of the Gofer brothers pay a Negro the night Dr. Lee was Officers questioned her further about the case and she was paroled October 12. Her Chief Watkins is still in Asked Vice Investigation Chief Watkins said Dr. Lee went before the Glynn county grand jury about 10 days be- fore his death with a demand for an investigation of gambling and vice on St. Simon's Watkins reported one of the er brothers was heard to say got to get rid of that Oct. huge fire broke out in the heart of seille today and spread to Hotei where Premier most cabinet and delegates to the party con- gress are The destroyed a big ment store on Boulevard and spread across the street to the hotel and adjoining It was accompanied by a number of gas Twenty persons reported in- Daladier and other prominent guests were at the party congress which was Japanese Air Attack Kills American Child Oct. erican child was killed nnd her ther and sister wounded during a Japanese air attack 24 on a Lutheran brethren ed reports here disclosed Phoebe Olive 3, was killed and her 8, and her ther were the report when Japanese planes destroyed the mission at in southern Honan despite American flags marking the brought into a better either through expansion of foreign kets or effective curtailment of Osborn Lauds FDR's Defense of Murphy Oct. 28 Chase S. former can governor of made public today a telegram he sent President ing the president's defense of ernor Frank Murphy and asserting that he would vote for Murphy's reelection in The which referred to the president's criticism of actions of the Dies committee investigating un-American was ed from Husband to Divorce Poisoner John Peters has a divorce action pending against his Florence 38, confessed poisoning her first husband eight years ago and trying to kill her present mate in the same Mrs. Peters pleaded guilty to a murder charge and was sentenced to a life term in the women's state prison at Peters recovered last summer after being seriously ill of Woman Prisoner Receives Life Term at Oct. 28 Mrs. Florence 38- year-old mother of four was sentenced to a life term in the women's state prison at today for the son of Tier first Henry of eigh years She was given a concurrent term of 1 to 10 years for attempting to take the life of her second John by son to Mrs who has been ed by nervous convulsions since the body of Kessenich was exhumed last entered pleas of guilty before Supenor Judge Roy H. Proctor Asks Immediate Sentence She was to e been held for sentence next week but today she called the keeper of the Dane ty jail and told him she wanted to have her case disposed of at once She said she had been spending sleepless nights in the Prompt arrangements were made to bring her before Judge She fainted in the courtroom times before sentence was ed. Mrs. Peters was taken into tody about a month ago when she Avas found in Madison with a young while her second husband was in a local She was detained on a morals charge pending investigation of the ious illness affected her Mrs. Peters confided today to Pearl M. Guynes Liiat she to get it over apparently not realising that she was headed for a life term in Only a few were on hand when she walked into the She collapsed when she reached the bench and was placed the clerk's The proceedings delayed about half an hour while Mrs. Guynes and others worked over her Faints On Desk when Judge Proctor is mandatory that I sentence you to life she bed softly and slumped in a dead faint over the clerk's Mrs. Peters was revived but had to carried from the Within two hours she was on her way to the Chappie Challenges Wiley Endorsement by Jeffery Fond du Oct. B. independent Townsend Republican candidate for U. S. senator whose candidacy has been denied the endorsement of L. W. of national vice-president of the Townsend old age pension ed the attorney general's office last night as Sees 3-Cornercd facts just revealed have cor- in every detail my tion of Tuesday concerning the deal to smash up the Townsend vote in Wisconsin and make it The facts already indicated to you concerning the activities of a Milwaukee under- cover worker will be amplified by me. now demand lhat before you complete your investigation of lations of the corrupt practices act that you put Julius Heil can candidate for L. W. Jeffery of the Chicago Townsend and Alexander Wiley publican nominee for U. S. under oath and force them to ex- pose this ugly deal by which efforts are made to break my The poison death of Henry Kesse eight years ago result ed in the sentencing today of hi now Mrs. Florence foe first degree Plot Is Related by Spy Witness New Oct. unfinished story of how two high of of the German in one breath praised Presiden Roosevelt as greatest navy ma in the and in the next broach ed a plot to open a Nazi propagand salon in Washington was resumed in federal court Mrs. Kate for the government against three CHARGES MISUSE OF MAILS AND DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE PETITIONS DISTRICT ATTORNEY PROCEED AGAINST Oct. state Senator Harry Democratic candidate for today asked the federal in Milwaukee to p r o c e e d i n g against Governor Philip F. Follette on the ground of of the mails in the cent pension and those said had coerced workers to the Progressive Attorney Declines Comment request was addressed LT. S. Attorney B. J. Thel latter declined comment other than that he had received com- The text of request request that you take legal proceedings against Governor Follette and for misuse of the United States mails in the recent pension which I have I lieve that if it was illegal for tha governor to have obtained the list of the use of the mails constituted a conspiracy against the United and mail was sent people in your Charges WPA I further ask you to taka legal action against those who have attempted and are attempting to prevent a free ballot by coercing WPA workers to vote the sive and various means have been used to induce those who ara compelled for their livelihood to work on to vote the sive A large number of such complaints have already been filed with Howard one of the federal agencies investigating this herewith present to you davits and a statement and all indicating to my mind a clear violation of the For the tion of those who have the I request that their names be not made public there has been a judicial Cites of the flagrant instances that I call attention to is that in middle of 193S, a dinner given at South 7th street and West Cleveland by all foremen on the WPA upon an tation by means of postal which in substance those who have to those who did That was a dinner by all the foremen who had received art increase in and during thab dinner candidates for the Progress sive ticket were permitted to attend and the foremen were told in stance that they were to vote for LaFollette and his using such Ian you have got to go to bat for or of such instances was on October 21st, at a which was given by the foremen and engineers of a certain WPA and late in the when all were feeling a group of Progressive politicians came took on Page Moran Can't Raise Jailed Oct. notorious figure ot prohibition now accused ol heading a counterfeiting with conspiracy to pass ed German spies on said the in money orders 1 anc railroad was jailed today when he failed to make bond of 000. With likewise for inability tot provide were seven named as members of the Six scheme was proposed to her in 1937 by Udo Von in and Hermann both attached to the age branch of the Reich war Von Bonin and Menzel arc tives from a federal indictment charging them with directing a plot to steal American military Mrs. Busch said the German were interested in her because heard she had many friends in they discuss that you rent a villa in Washington to entertain these she was I was to be the because efforts to buy me off have send strength bribe me Relationship sworn statement to you ready indicates clearly the ship between the latest deal and the efforts to force me to quit the In letters sent to secretaries of Wisconsin Townsend the national headquarters urged club members to support Chiang Declares China Will Continue to Fight eral news agency dispatch from Chungking today said issimo Chiang had ed China fight on and that decisive between a united China and the Japanese armias would be fought west of the present area of Japanese cases were set for trial November 2S. THE WEATHER CLOUDY For Partly cloudy night and cooler along the river what warmer in cast colder Today's Weather Maximum temperature for 24- hour period ending at 7 a. minimum temperature for 24-houit' period ending at 7 B. 35; Ature at 7
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