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La Crosse Tribune and Leader Press (Newspaper) - August 7, 1929, La Crosse, Wisconsin Weather mostly fair tonight and with no decided change in temperature. Text tit Home edition full leased Wirt news report of the associated pres Sand Leader press member of the a audit Bureau of circulation volume xxv number 83 la Crosse Wisconsin wednesday August 7, 1929 twelve pages Price three cent Graf Zeppelin ready to Start world flight f it defend Toung plan reparations agreement attacked by British Delegate finds defenders at today a session Britain objects to Cut in annuities says Snowdon London financiers also protest organization of International Bank the Hague. a it a the Young reparations plan which came in for heavy attack by Phillip Snowden. British Chancellor of the exchequer at tuesdays opening session of the reparations conference had two defenders wednesday in the delegates of France and Italy. Henri Cheron French finance minister and senator Mascon of Italy both took the position that the new system of reparations payments and the new schedules of annuities were elaborated by the experts at Paris with great care after the greatest difficulties and must be approved if the present conference wants to get on with its Mission of taking the thorns out of european politics and liquidating the last problems left Over by the world War. France at a limit the French finance minister in listed that France had made repeated sacrifices in order to facilitate a Compromise on the reparations problem and had reached a limit which she could not pass. The French minister appealed to he Powers represented in the name of peace to accept the conclusions of the experts embodied in the Young plan because there should be to question of beginning All Over again the work which the experts kid accomplished. Senat r Mascon replying to or. Snowden speech of tuesday desired that Italy was defending the pita against or. Snowden a criticism which was concerned with the distribution of the reparations to be paid by Germany. The smaller countries gave indication of a determined move on their part to obtain an increase in their allotments although they Are not coins so far As to demand Revi lion of the entire plan. Title Sci of Rumania referred the conference to a letter which his government addressed to France. England and Italy last month declaring that the sums allowed his country under the Young plan were insufficient to meet its outlay Aeng and could not be accepted. Elrish of Portugal also made the plea that the Smalle. Reparations creditors be Given More con ild ration. Snowden reaffirmed his standpoint in an interview with the press wednesday morning. Oppose International Bank the British Chancellor made bore definite the British opposition to the scheme for the Bank for International settlements As it was elaborated by the financial experts of the Young committee. He said that opinion in the Lon Don Headquarters of British Quot a aking had in the past few diffs Turnea against the International Bank idea because of its projected i an to buy and sell Gold. Or. Snowden said there was a Ier in the City that intervention of such a Bank As the Intel National settlements institution in the Market would intensify a scramble for Reid. Which was contrary to British interests. Snowden already nicknamed the inferences a bogey Man. Lost no Luigje tuesday y in put to n g great Bri continued on Page Ala cot. One weather report Crosse and Vicinity mostly in tonight and with no decided temperature. »n/i0r a act it sin mostly fair tonight ur8dai or it Lay slightly warmer 4�h�innesota mostly fair a or. To uranday. Slightly warmer to Lii East portion and Slong Lake a Perlor thursday. It. Rev fuck forecast in wl11 Keno material change Dur River stages in this Section a the next few Day. By Erk it Liuti a cations flood height 24-hour St. Mage change .14 �?0 .14 o o is Quot. 0 4 0.0 u up 1 a to missing Crosse .12 ii oies in 4.1 -0.2 15 3.2 �?0.3 in 3.x St 1 .13 7.3 4-0.5 30 0 4. Quays temper a Tfir Eft �.�,0 to a. Rn.7 .77 it i a a a a 5> i ii tti.73 it it Ohos Low Yea last verday s h to Merck night High free. Picago .52 Minnesota legionnaires on Parade at Winona the Tribune Graf Lex caught these glimpses of the Minnesota state department convention Parade the feature event of the three Day program at Winona yesterday. More than a mile Long the Parade required close to an hour to pass a Given Point. Left to right above is the Roy l. Vingers Post drum corps fifth District Minneapolis float and the Chisholm drum corps. Below left to right is the Park rapids drum corps Caledonia float first Price Winner and the Hibbing ladies drum corps. Below the s and 40 of la Crosse. Twenty one bands and drum corps and nearly two score float appeared in the Parade. Supervisors Tare action on second causeway project Vole to Send committee to negotiate with the common Council for action Victor Berger Dies 3 weeks after Accident zoning ordinance passed to protect Abattoir Hill appropriation made for new boilers at the Asylum hundreds from Robert Smith 36, Chicago la Grosse join drowns in Lagoon Stream legion Jubilee came Here to Start work colourful Parade feature of Minnesota department convention at Winona local drum corps wins out of state Competition Crookston chosen 1930 convention City five thousand jubilant legionnaires and members of the forty and eight and women a auxiliary among them hundreds from la Crosse two score novel and gaily decorated floats and Over Twenty drum corps and bands marched through lanes of other cheering thousands of people yesterday at Winona in what was called the biggest and most spectacular Parade in Minnesota legion history. The procession was More than a mile Long and the parades marched or Rode for Miles through gaily decorated streets lined with the largest crowd of the three Day convention. Bands blared and boomed and drum and Bugle corps thumped and thrilled the marchers along their traditional annual hike. Crookston was chosen the 1930 convention City. La Crosse up ahead near the head of the Long column and following the automobile bearing veterans of the civil War occupying an Honor position in the Parade was the la Crosse legion drum corps and the auxiliary. The corps won first place in the out of state Competition. The Faribault drum and Bugle corps copped first honors in the Minnesota state Competition and j the Caledonia float depicting the various branches of service won first place among the floats. The purposes and ideals of the legion and auxiliary were pictured in beautifully executed decorations and tableau on some floats while continued on fsr six. Umi. Two Robert Smith Chicago in. Was drowned tuesday afternoon when he Bec Roe sex busted while swimming in a Cut out below the Bath House dredged to the Lagoon. Smith arrived in the City monday night and was to Start work at St. Roses Convent wednesday on a construct in Job. With several companions. Smith was wandering about the Pettibone Island and he decided to go swimming. He could not swim Well but be swam across the 20 Yard stretch of water and turned to come Lack. He became too exhausted to Nego-1 Tate it and Sank. Unable to swim Well enough to Rescue him Smiths companions rushed bark to the Bath House for Ald. Several of the life guards accompanied them and after diving several times located the body. They worked Over Bim for an hour but could not revive him. Smith had been warned by passing fishermen that the water was deep at the place he went in swimming. The body was removed to the Dwyer funeral Parlours by Coroner Ray c. Dwyer awaiting word from relatives in Chicago who. Up until noon today had not been reached. .5 7 a to a. Rn.73 its. La a. Rn.7 >7.67 ism.7 i .66 >8 .58 76 72 64 88 86 86 it a a ssh Quot ii .86 a a. a sex. Us. Co Kaka. Ton to ii fir 76 84 so 66 82 76 Hassell to make new attempt to Fly the Atlantic r cd Ford. up a Bort Hassell who last year attempted a Rockford to Stockholm air plane flight with Parker i it. Cramer announced wednesday that he will attempt this month to blare a new air mail route to Europe from Chicago via Greenland and Iceland. Hassell said he would be accompanied by Leonard ii. Frederick co Pilot and a Marine navigator possibly a navigation officer of the s. S. Leviathan. The plane an amphibian is being made in Cleveland. No attempt will be made to achieve a speedy crossing. Hassell declared. Hassell a flight last year with Cramer in the monoplane a greater Rockford a ended in the icy Interior of Greenland when the Craft was forced Down by tack of fuel. Assembly concurs on Senate Utility tax legislation action follows Appeal of Reis author of original Bill for concurrence Madison. up a the Reis utilities tax Bill with the Senate Compromise cutting to less than half the $2,000,000 which the original Bill would have raised passed the Assembly wednesday 85 to 2. Assemblymen Ingalls and Fuhrman were the Only two members who opposed the measure. Concurrence was voted after assemblyman Reis progressive floor Leader had asked unanimous approval saying he would rather have half the program go through than attempt to oppose the heavy Senate majority against the full program. The Bill places All utilities on the income tax Rolls except railroads and Pullman companies and places 79 of the utilities on the state rate instead of the local rate. This was the Senate a reversal of Reisz plan to put 18 of the electric utilities on the local rate. Conservatives also spoke for adoption of the plan the Senate party men had set up. Frank Prescott conservative Milwaukee said he was supporting the Bill a for Alvinus Sake because when he is running for attorney general it la make such Good Campaign fodder to Tell How he made a million for the Reis was joined by speaker Charles b. Perry who previously had helped him push through with other utilities measures. Perry said he a whales to acknowledge being beaten by the but recognized that the whole program could not go through the Senate. Goodland proposes substitute for u. W. Appropriation Bill Compromise drawn after conference with governor and University head Madison. A up a in order to prevent a deadlock Over the University appropriation Bill. Senator Walter s. Goodland wednesday introduced what he described As a Compromise appropriation Bill. Goodlands Compromise Bill he said was drawn after a conference with governor Kohler and president Glenn Frank. The new Bill removes the surtax provision placed upon the measure by the Assembly. It retains the increased tuition clauses. The increase Over the University appropriation of two years ago would come from the Normal increase from Mill tax. Which would amount to approximately $106,000. Goodlands measure would also place nil University activities under continuing appropriations so they would not have to be stopped in Case of a legislative deadlock. There Are now about 14 of such activities not covered by continuing appropriations. The University Bill was made a special order of business in the Senate wednesday night. President Frank interviewed after the Senate a adjournment said there had been no conference Between him Goodland and Kohler. The Goodland proposal Frank said would keep the University on exactly the same financial basis on which it was placed two years ago making no provision for the increased enrolment and other increases in University expenses. Two Are Mileo As armed felons Battie keepers third prisoner and guard wounded in uprising in Kansas Penitentiary outbreak comes As prison workers leave Coal mine captured guards used As Shields in break for Freedom next motion Day on september 7 the next motion Day in circuit a wort will be held sep Temli or 7, judge r. S. Cowle a Nouni Edl fore 1 returning to his summer Home at Trempealeau after concluding the business which occupied his time in circuit court for three Days. Million Dollar addition punned at Kohler Plant Kohler up a improvements that will amount to $1,000.-j too and give employment to several Hundred additional men in the Kohler Plant Here were announced wednesday by gov. Walter j. Kohler president. A building with two Tunnel kilns will be built to bake plumbing fixtures. T ans1ng, up a a daring break for Liberty at the state Penitentiary Here late yesterday Cost two Long term prisoners their lives and sent a third to the prison Hospital with a fractured Skull. One guard was wounded. The dead were William Webb. 30, and Robert Collins 30. W. L. Heslop the guard was shot in the left leg in an Exchange of shots with convicts. Fugitives re captured three other prisoners who made the break for Freedom were captured two hours later loss than half a mile from the prison. The break occurred at 4 p. In. When the men were brought out of the prison Coal mine. The first of approximately 400 convicts to reach the surface they produced pistols and captured four guards and four other prisoners whom they used As a shield against bullets to gain a Gate in the prison Wall. The convicts forced the Gate and emerged in the open to of met with a full Lage of shots from l sentry on the outside guard line. Use guards of Shields using the guards and prisoners As a shield they passed the sentry and after gaining the shelter of a Small Ravine a Quarter of a mile from the prison released their prisoners. A posse started in Pursuit came upon the convict party a half mile North of Lansing and shot it out. Webb was killed Collins was wounded twice and seeing that capture was inevitable turned his gun upon himself and placed a Bullet through his heart. Knight in attempting an attack upon Warden Hudspeth received a fractured Skull when the prison official struck him Over the head. The Oiler convicts surrendered when they were discovered hiding in the weeds near the Stock Yards. They had thrown away their revolvers. Moscow plane to begin new York fight thursday �?1 a Moscow up it a the by motored All Metal monoplane. Laud of the soviets will leave Moscow at Daybreak thursday about Midnight wednesday night Al s. T on its trans siberian trans Pacific. Trans american flight to new York. The first Lap of 1.400 Miles will be to Omsk. The aviators Are Oris Sterli gof navigator Semyon Shesta of Pilot Philip Rolo of alternate Pilot a. Shestakow Mechanic and d. B food Aye. By unanimous vote Tho county Board of supervisors voted tuesday afternoon to Delegate the Road and Bridge committee to negotiate with the common Council with the end in View of building a second causeway Between the North and South sides of the City. The Resolution adopted by the Board recited that the county had appropriated $28,000 and the City $23,000 for this improvement and with $51,000 already in the fund the time was opportune to Start work on the project. There was no discussion on the Resolution and the measure was passed immediately after it was read. Protect new Road the county Board adopted a zoning ordinance to protect the intersection of Highway 16 and the Abattoir Road where the new Diagonal approaches to the Concrete Hill Are being constructed from the encroachment of buildings which might obscure a View of the Hill Road or Highway 16. Under the provisions of the Zon ing ordinance set Back lines Are established 200 feet North and South of the Abattoir Road where it intersects Highway 16 and within this limit no buildings can Fie erected adjacent to the Road. Incidentally the ordinance permits the county to erect a drinking Fountain in the Middle of the Triangle formed by the two Diagonal a preaches to the Abattoir Road. The Resolution appropriating $6,-900 for the installation of new boilers at the county Asylum was adopted. The measure also provides for a Survey looking to the construction of a new sewage system for the Asylum. Keep up water pressure disposing temporarily of the pro position to establish a Well system at the tuberculosis Sanatorium. Supervisor Goddard suggested that a committee negotiate with the City officials of Onalaska to have the water pressure in the City Plant kept up to a Point which would give the Sanatorium an adequate Supply of water. The suggestion was adopted. A Resolution offered by supervisor Ash delegating a committee to Confer with third Street merchants and City officials regarding the proposition to Cut Down the court House sidewalk to provide additional parking space was adopted. A Resolution appropriating $300 for special clerk hire in the county clerks office and giving miss Domke full authority to appoint a Helper when needed was adopted. The sum of $100 was appropriated for water meters in the court House. The Board adjourned late in the afternoon. Swennes working to get title to Milwaukee swamp City attorney Oscar j. Swennes is still negotiating with Milwaukee Railroad officials for title to the piece of swamp land Between the Railroad tracks and Riverside Park which the Railroad company has agreed to turn Over to the City. Two representatives of the land department of the Railroad have been Here recently and there Are still some details to be arranged before the Transfer is made. Reports decrease in Canadian rum shipments to u. S. Washington up a a reduction of 112,641 cases in clearances of liquor and Beer to the United states from Canada in the Detroit area in july 1929, As compared to july last year was reported to prohibition Headquarters wednesday by Walter s. Petty acting customs collector at Detroit. Last of Polaris explore Dies Lincoln up a or. Noah Hayes retired physician and last known survivor of the a a Polaris Arctic expedition of 1s71, died tuesday at the soldiers Home at Milford. Neb. Or. Hayes As a Surveyor in Indiana joined the Polaris expedition under command of Captain c. F. Hall in search of the North pole. Victor a Berger Milwaukee up a Victor l. Berger world socialist Leader and Milwaukee newspaper publisher died at a Hospital Here wednesday afternoon from injuries received on july 16 when struck by a Street ear. Or. Berger was 69 years old. The socialist Leader died at Milwaukee after a sudden relapse. For two weeks physicians had pronounced him on the Way to recovery but tuesday night his condition took a turn for the worse. Or. Berger was struck by a Street car july 16 and suffered a basal Skull fracture. He was Long a member of Congress the Only socialist representative in that body but was Defeated for re election last fall by a Republican. Or. Berger was another example of the immigrant boy leaving his Mark on his generation of americans and achieving a place of influence in his adopted land. He was Long one of the most Active leaders of the socialist party and for Many years was its chairman. His Friendship with Eugene v. Debs was credited by him with making Debs a socialist. Although or. Bergers condition took a turn for the worse tuesday night it was not until noon wednesday that Hospital physicians said the former congressman was dying. For an hour oxygen was administered but physicians could not stave off death longer. He died quietly. Death ended a Stormy career for the former congressman and political Leader. He was born feb. 28, 1860, at Nieder Austria Hungary attended the universities of Budapest and Vienna and came to the United states in 1878. Elected to Congress he Rose to influence in Milwaukee with the establishment of a daily newspaper in 1900. In 1910 he was elected to the 62nd Congress and in 1918 to the 66th Congress. For his opposition to americans entry into the world War he was charged with disloyalty and indicted on five counts. Former judge Kenesaw m. Landis sentenced him to 20 years in the Penitentiary on the charges but the supreme court reversed the sentence and quashed All other indictments. The House of representatives sought to Dis bar him from Congress but he we As re elected to the 68th Congress despite this opposition. Berger was permitted to take his seat after the supreme court had reversed judge Landis sentence. Power in politics the former congressman wielded much Power politically in Milwaukee and was the Leader in swinging the socialists into the fore in the City government. He published the Milwaukee Leader for the past 18 years. He is survived by his wife Meta and two daughters mrs. Doris Berger Welles of Milwaukee and mrs. Jan Edelman of new York. Dirigible set Fob tile off if passengers ordered to be at hangar at four this afternoon to begin history making tour two officers from u. S. Navy on passenger list first leg of flight to Germany thence eastward to Tokyo and United states Lakehurst n. up a a company of adventurous souls prepared to embark wednesday upon a history making voyage circumnavigation of the Earth in the German dirigible Graf Zeppelin. Or. Hugo Eckener commander of the Airship ordered passengers to be at the hangar at 4 00 p. In. Wednesday although actual Start on the first leg of the journey was not expected to be made before Midnight. Some of those who have booked passage from Here will not make the flight around the world but will disembark at the first Stop Fried Richshafer Germany the grafts Home port. Navy officers on list among those who expect to remain aboard the Airship until she arrives Here again a month hence flying out of the West Are commander Charles e. Rosendale u. S. Lieutenant j. C. Richardson us a s. William b. Leeds son of the late tin plate King sir George Hubert Wilkins explorer lady Grace Drummond Hay Karl von Wei Gand newspaper correspondent and Joachim d. Rickard writer. Commander Rosendale survivor of the ill fated Shenandoah and former commander of the Navy dirigible los Angeles and lieutenant Richardson Are going As observers for the Navy. The passenger list of 18 includes several germans who arrived on the Graf on her flight from Germany. Lieutenant commander Zeno w. Wicks u. S. N., who had charge of pumping fuel and lifting Gas into the airships storage bags said the task would be completed 12 hours before the take off. Weather Good forecasts indicated that weather conditions would permit the Start As scheduled. Cloudy weather with possible showers were in Prospect but lieutenant s. F. Reicheldorfe Lakehurst forecaster said there would be no High wind to prevent the take off. Hans von Schiller one of the pilots of the Graf said he expected the Airship would reach Friedrichs Hafen Early sunday. The ship will be grounded there for four or five Days then set out for Tokyo and to los Angeles each leg expected to take four or five Days with Lay overs of the same duration at each Stop. The trip eastward across the United states is estimated to consume two or three Days which will bring the Airship to her starting place Here about september 3. Lets Ziegfeld get by this time Beverly Hills. Calif a a dear Bill your Little part Ner Dorothy Stone is opening wednesday night in my big production the. Show girl she is playing the part of Dixie Dugan at Ziegfeld a theater. Sixth Avenue and fifty sixth Street matinees wednesdays and saturdays tickets six sixty. She gave up her vacation out at your place to save this show for me. I just Kinder thought you might drop a hint of it in your daily wire to the papers. Regards to you and Fred Stone and your families Flo i done to like Little hint adds Flo in fact i think that is Kinder what has held you Back in newspaper space. You never liked to be Forward. We will let you get away with this this time on account of Dorothy. Good Luck to both of you. Yours. Will Rogers. Round the world records Magellan 1519-22 �?1,083 Days. Nellie Blue 1889 �?72 Days 6 hours la minutes. George Francis train 1890 �?69 Days. 12 hours 3 minutes. Charles Fitzmorris 1901 �?60 Days 13 hours 29 minutes. Henry Frederick 1903 �?54 Days 7 hours 20 minutes. Colonel Burnley Campbell 1907 �?40 Days 19 hours 30 minutes. Andre Jager Schmidt 1911 �?39 Days 19 hours 43 minutes. John Henry Mears 1913 �?35 Days 21 hours 35 minutes. U. S. Army flyers 1924 �?175 Days 15 Days 6 hours flying time Evans Wells 1925 �?28 Days 14 hours 36 minutes. Mears Collyer 192s �?23 Days is hours 21 minutes. Higher rates for Western railroads urged in report a w a Washington up a revision of the classified freight rates in the Western trunk line territory which would result in somewhat greater earnings for the Western carriers was suggested to the interstate Comerce commission by examiners who have completed a preliminary inquiry. Proposals were worked out in cooperation with the Railroad commissions of several states and apply to a Large part of territory West of Chicago and North of Kansas. Explaining a score of proposals the report said that part of the territory East of the Missouri River and East of a line drawn through Sioux Falls via the twin cities and Minnesota to Duluth had been treated As the first zone and Given first class rates on a mileage scale beginning at 32 cents per too pounds for distances of five Miles $1.42 for 500 Miles and $2.64 for 1,500 Miles. Lindbergh Calls at White House Washington up a Charles a. Lindbergh called at the White House wednesday and conferred briefly with president Hoover. After wart he said the purpose of his visit was merely to pay his respects to the chief executive. Lindbergh and his wife the former Anne Morrow Are to be guests of or. And mrs. Hoover Over the coming week end at the presidents fishing Lodge in the Blue Ridge mountains. They plan to Fly to new York and return to Washington by air on Friday in time to join the presidential party. Hunt missing plane san Diego Calif. A up a a Check up of airports Between Here and Albuquerque n. M., was begun wednesday in the Hope of finding one of ten army bombing planes which left the new Mexico City for the coast and failed to arrive tuesday. The other nine arrived late tuesday

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