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Madison Wisconsin State Journal (Newspaper) - April 20, 1920, Madison, Wisconsin
Bigger better City plea of Kittleson in his inaugural speech editors not a following is the inaugural address of mayor Milo kit Telson delivered before the new common Council at noon today. A Oday Madison rulers into its 6t>tli year As a chartered it Ity. Many of von who have served on Tho common faithfully orm a it it Mility arum for Many years having Bern returned by your con Titi term which Speaks Well for y integrity. Others of you have been chosen for the first time and have your records before you. You will be watched even More closely by the Public than those who have served Long and Well. You Are entering upon a career fraught with responsibilities and possibilities. You will be successful or you will fail in this important work. As mayor i am a part. Of your organics Tion and fully realize the responsibilities devolving upon us in the administration of the City a business. It is my Earnest Hope and t firmly believe that we will work harmoniously and unselfishly together and impartially perform our sworn duty As the Legal representatives of the people of Madison to of our ability. Let us Ever be mindful that As councilmen and mayor our first duty is to our municipality. When we Are face to face with a problem or an Issue let us decide it fearlessly for the Best interests of Madison. Recognizing this As our policy it is impossible that we should materially err. Madison is a growing City and we must encourage this growth by assisting in every Way possible to make it More and More a desirable Community in which to live. Six years ago our population was i to too today it is 40,000. At this rate in ten years it should be to Hoo. Vol. 135, no. 20. 81�t year. Madison w1s., tuesday afternoon april 20, 1920. Price three cents mayor Kittleson end of strike is seen Wawa Wawa 5ft Wawa Wawa Kittleson takes City reins mention Colby As chairman much being the Case a must keep the Futon lit Mir in All our doings. Schools we Lih 8,000 toy Jim Birls enrolled in our City arho als today we should have 12.000 ten years hence. We ii in an admirable Hoard of Ion Ever mom Hor of which is dote ill in i or her Power to solve Tho Many problems with which Thor Are Continuo / confronted and f Trust thai your honorable body will assist most Cordia in promo inc Tho wet fro of thin our most important institution our Public schools. 1/at us remember that the boys and Birls of to a iffy ars Tho men and Winton of tomorrow. With the completion of the vocational High shool now under Roo of fiction. The needs of the Central portion of the City will he cared for but Tho near future will see Tho necessity of a High achoo in Tho East end and another in the Western Section of the City Berain. Cur Lowth must necessarily he in 111 be directions. Street car service Tho referendum on municipal ownership of our Street railway system leaven us 1u-�t where we were before election exc j i that we now know that a Largo majority of our people Are opposed to m. O. Of his Utility. I do believe How xer. That the free and full discussion of the subject by both aide to the controversy tins inured to the Benefit of the Community in that a More cordial fed iou now Etc is s Between the company and its patrons than heretofore and know that Yod gentlemen Xxiii use your Best efforts in hasidim in the solution of such Street railway problems a May come before this common Council. Of the end that we May in the near future have Quot better sir1. A i a service for Madison. Finance valuation tit Tola Al Patlon of real estate and personal property of the City May 1 1919, was Tio us bonded debt the Bond limit is a percent of said a oui valuation or 3,. From an up to the minute statement Given me by Tho City auditor the general indebtedness of the City at the present time is $2,39.1.md, to which must be added $2ftfl.oi0, which you have pledged to Complete Tho vocational High ached making 12.593,560. Bringing us at the present. Time up to within in of Trio of of our Bond limit sinking fund the Audi or a statement also Shew that the balance available in the hink Tnp fund for the payment of non serial general fit. Roads is 9309.094.94 of which amount $213,119.94 is Al present invested and drawing interest at from four of Aln percent. It will he the policy of this administration to advise the Public at frequent interval a to the status of cite a a finance. Health at the present time we have what might to filled two half time health officers functioning in he City one under your Board of health for the City at Largo and the other under la Hoard of education As medical inserted of our schools. It seems to to that consolidating a his service under one full time physician would make for greater Etui Clenry by of imitating duplication of work. It would also he More economic Itutti to Page 12, column 3 Glynn. Cummings. Mullen and others suggested by democratic leaders Chicago Bainbridge Colby new Secretary of state and former progressive party Leader was connected with the temporary chairmanship of j the democratic convention in gossip i Here today. I with scores of democratic leaders for the meetings of the executive and i arrangement committees it was to it a hexed at least a recommendation for j the temporary chairmanship will be made. In addition to names previously put Forth live possibilities were men tinned today they were Colby. Mur i tin Glynn of new York. Homer Cumming. Carter Glass and Arthur f. Mullen of Nebraska. I officially none of Tho executive end route men would state a selection j would Lee made today. Tho arrangements committee occupied itself largely with matters of i transportation for the hosts which a will head for san Francisco at in x Netlon time. Gotham papers raise prices i i i new it it Kkt the Price of new i York likening journal and of the new a Erk evening american was raised to three i ones outside new York. Beginning today. The two cent increase in greater new York will remain the same. Naval officer drowned in a y new to ilk naval Lague Wil Thompson 25. Was drowned in Jamaica Bay late monday when t he plane which he a piloting became disabled in some manner and Dox a into the water. New mayor and Council take office Kittleson appointments with few changes approved caucus selections formally ratified unsettled tonight and wednesday. Probably Shower. Not much change m temperature. Light East to Southeast winds. I official me Pori to i. A. Wennier Muirma i City temperature precipitation highest lowest 24 hours yesterday i ast night to 7 a in i Madison i Milwaukee i a a age ,., i Green Bay Wausau. I Datul a a to inn Rapol is i Tat Crosse. I it ii Usu 4 to i i 4 44 4� 40 41 40 40 1 52 Iii 43 Al in re 1.20 yesterday noon 7 p. In. Today fan n nun a it 11 la Mioux it Kath kit temper relative wind f Loudl nature humidity velocity Ness. 42 mgt 12 194 .41 4 >2 101 inn Momo highest temperature to at i p in. T lowest temperature 40 at 5 p m mean temperature yesterday 41. Vor a Mal 44. Total precipitation Sines Jan. I to Normal ti.72 in too Ai i a other Kah warmest in los 77. 1�?~oldest in 1894, 24 1 wettest in 191. I 3 inches. In mild Kittleson officially became mayor of Madison at noon today. Upon the stroke of 12, with the fall of the executive Gael and his terse a eth Council will be in order Quot new councilmen took the desks being escorted to their places by retiring Al i Dermen. The new City administration i thus formally came into being and the j business of organizing the subordinate i departmental government was taken j up. Mayor Kittleson a ointments to the various standing committees were approved unanimously. Two notable changes were evident in the Appon Monts. Alderman Mason was substituted for Alderman Filiti on the supplies committee and or. E. H. Drews was appointed to the Board it fire and police commissioners replacing John to. Hyland. Both appointments had been rumoured since the election. Alderman Filiti was chairman of the supplies committee during the Post year. Name special police the names of several special Poi appointed by the mayor of two tit proved. The police thus appointed Are stationed at the Railroad depots the University the City Hall the Fuller a Johnson Plant and the budding of the Risholt machine company selection made at the Munday caucus were confirmed by unanimous votes. The rumoured Quot blow up Quot on the he Ard of health candidates did not a in Rualizo Alti Titian blare voting for Alderman Kupp and Alderman Hupp saying a Tarry when his mime was called. Alderman birr xvii the Choice of thesaurus after a somewhat mixed Bailo l rename Ryan Parker that City officials re elected Are. William Ryan City attorney k. K. Parker City Surveyor George Sullivan superintendent of streets r. Ii. Stadel Mann and Peter Gannon assistant us pen tend Yutts of streets. Philip i Tram bulding commissioner. J. Netter City plumbing works for three years. Alderman Stock Melter of the la Oard of water commissioners. Alderman Thomas Quinn of the Park and drive association. Alderman r. T. Fiver member of the Hoard of Chal and Alderman Mason Garner and Starr. Meal Era of the Stoard of health. Alderman j. H. was elected member of the Stoard of review sue a a ceding Alderman Oil. Frank mom hard was re elected Rity Hall janitor. The next regular Council meeting was set for Friday night of this week Honor sex mayor before the new Council took being the old Council presented to sex mayor George havoc a Beautiful band pressed leather travelling bag. Alderman Prien presented the gift to the retiring mayor. A you have been a he said., a the recipient of Many diffs and honors from the City of Madison in which you were Horn reared and in which you have lived and succeeded. Your record will be a a guide for future executives and administrations. Quot i want to thank you in the name of the Council for your courteous treatment and never failing help and considerate fax mayor sax in w in deeply moved. 4 turn to Page 6, column 31 committees chosen for new Council standing committees judiciary Prien Gill. Garner Mason Sullivan Brown utter. Finance Sullivan. Peen. Gill Gibbs Brown Elver Stock. Claims Steffen utter. Rupp Mason Behrend Starr Gibbs. City property a Brown Barry Feaster Caesar Mason Gill utter. Fire and water Gibbs. Elver. Starr Stock Barry Quinn. Ordinance a Gill Dowling Garner Sullivan Steffen Mautz Behrend. Police Barry Elver Starr Rupp. Stock Dowling License a Garner Steffen. Mautz. Behrend. Prien. Printing a Elver. Gibbs Brown Rupp Starr Caesar. Dowling. City Market Stock. Feaster Steffen Quinn Sullivan Mautz Caesar. Monona Park utter. Caesar Fedaler. Mautz Quin Rupp. Behrend. S u p p l i e so Miton Barry Prien. Mayor. Other appointments member Board of police and fire commissioners or e. H. Drews. Aldermen directors of the Madison general Hospital association George e. Gill and Harrison l. Garner. Steamboat inspector a t. H. Tofte. Caretaker Yahara locks Don Bradford. Master electrician member Board of examiner a Bellamy h. Seals. Tree trimmer a. S. Grady. Allies give Trebizond to Sultan wont withdraw decisions following Wilson a message dispatches indicate finance clause adopted mob tears Down jail hangs Black frenzied crowd wreaks vengeance As negro is proved guilty Pittsburg Kan an unidentified tramp paid with his life for an assault on Sylvia Brown. 15, in Tho i country two mibs Northwest of Mulberry. The Black was hanged to the nearest Telephone pole lit night after a mob had literally torn apart the Small town jail. For an hour sheriff Gould held the mob off persuading angry men to let the jaw take its course. Suddenly some one brought the badly injured girl to the door of the jail. The crazed negro threw up in hands screaming in despair thus identifying his victim before she had a Chance to identify him. That settled the Fate of the negro jail. Sheriff Gould and two lither of fiekers were overpowered. The mob Tore out the barred windows. The negro was dragged through a Hole in the Wall a rep about his peek. He was hoisted on the nearest Roll. A White boy who said he was Ben Jamin Franklin iii., and who was with is Springfield. Ii and who was with the negro at the time of the assault xxx is saved from hanging by officers who took him away while the Black was being Strung up. Evelyn thaw is sued for decree new i till Kex Elyn Nesbit thaw Ria been sued for divorce by Jack Clifford Lier by Mund who Nam an actor 4liffonl and his wife formerly were Aris the Allied reply to pres i j 1 Dent Wilson a note on Turkey will \ a a say the lilies cannot with adv any of the decisions they have reached re. J Barding the ottoman Power special i i dispatches from san remo today said. I the reply according to he dispatch j is while conciliatory in tone will relied practically All Wilson a suggestions. Including expulsion of the Turk from i constantinople. Approve finance clause san rom the conference of am a has Sodora today approved a he financial j i clause of the turkish peace treaty it was announced. After this was Elsp Ted of the con Ferere took tip territorial problems affecting Armenia and the question of a mandate under the league of naj Lions. Disposition of a turn also Wasj discussed. Trebizond Xxiii remain turkish and will not be a railed to Armenia it was Learned authoritatively. I the Allied communication to Brest i Dent Wilson on the turkish treaty. Xxiii be divided info two pans. It was j Learned. The firs Section will Deal i Xxiii Tim general principles inspiring the treaty xxx bile the second will glue specific reasons for each decision Anil reply to that american president of be Twat inns particularly As to Why the i Allied leaders Haxhe decided Trebizond of i must remain turkish. I the Turki a treaty will be presented to the ottoman Delegate in fans Max to it was announced officially premiers Confer Vittorio so Aloin. The italian foreign minister my Premier Venizelo of Greece had a Long conference monday. After the meeting Venizelo said definite settlement of All the Pitawa of the turkish treaty or Bubly would not be Aiom polished at the present Herndon we Aileo of the impossibility of in ornament under the present arrangement. The principle of Equality of the great Powers in Turkey however should be disposed of before the conference adjourns Venizelo said. The Early meeting of the Premier end foreign ministers a somewhat Stormy it a a i Learned. Premier Mills mild of France was reported to has voiced his country s demand for Complete Solidarity among the Alite in sex edition of a he treaty of peace with Germany a Lite Premier Nitti of Italy maintained la position in favor of economic resurrection of the former Nemy Power. Germs held weapons in next big War by prof. Harold Maxwell Leroy Ion done the next International conflict will be a m germ War. The country mobilizing the greatest number of the Moat pernicious microbe wll be Victor. The War office of the world will shortly establish entomological departments and draft strategic plans for distribution of destructive pests m the enemy countries by air plane ii Case of War. I predict that in the next War the Mosquito spreading yellow fever the House Fly infected with cholera and dysentery and the typhus Laden Cootie will cause More deaths than shells bullets or bombs. An illustration of what is possible occurred in the United states in 1888 when an american collector wishing to Breed the european a Gypsy Moth imported eggs of that specimen from France. One Moth escaped. He notified the authorities but maids of ten years a plague was rampant and from 1891 to 1900 the state spent $1,500,000 in fighting it. Expect men to return wednesday rail Union chiefs appear to fore labor Board in Washington to urge big pay increases wife signed Man passed checks Burckes make partial admission of guilty committed for trial i a harlot Bunko and m re. Maria Bunko who wit arrested Friday at uhf Mill following Tho Rushing of eight Worth Chucka in Madison pleaded guilty in the Superior court today to having obtained $7 on false pretences. Or Burcke acknowledged passing the checks a while in. Burcke admitted she signed three of them. They were committed to county jail to await trial. Madison victims were Piper Bros $45, f. A. I aet Toff 95 King m Bacon 919 merges pharmacy to Park hotel pharmacy. 95, Park hotel $7 verges Transfer company. 98 another $100 Check which had not yet been pcs cd and which was signed by mrs. Huneke was found among their belongings. Or. Burcke is supposed to have arrived in this City from Chicago. He met mrs. Bunks Here it seems xxx to until recently has been working in Dodgeville Linden and Mineral Point under the name of mrs. Lane. The couple started on their career about april 12 when they came to Madison since then they have been living Oft checks made out to the first National Bank xxx Hajeh re ports i or arid mrs Burcke have no account i Here. Wilcox urges made him sick War on reds but he liked Mem fort Atkinson Quot bolshevism i among us. Ami a must Combine to tight de land senator Roy w we a of of Kau Lairy who choke monday i right be fur la fort Atkinson menus i club. A the mud to sanity sound Reform and re a Progress ii in application of tile primp of a Hrimat Lamox a to our Industrial and social life Quot he said. He do a car d in of higher Mala re i for teacher a mite ago Joe Bro Dolch 12. Liked cigars so a i that he d steal them by the to but the a top Joe smoked always made him sick. Gave him the willies made Bim dizzy and he saw things. Quot Send me some plan where i can to smoke a Joe told the court Bere judge Victor Arnold obliged Joe by sending him to the Cook county school and by taking two of the proffered cigars Joe smoke bulletin Chicago a Tbs outlaw rail sink will end tomorrow official of Tbs Chicago Yard men a Anocia Tion announced today. An Effort will to made. They de. To persuade Ell striker. Affiliated with the Chicago organization to report for work. Many Public officers will address a mass meeting hero tomorrow to Tell the strikers they Are not fighting individual roads but the government. Federal judg Landis end porcs chief Getty were among the speakers chosen. I i a Armington Khaef of the is by i by is or 1 rail Umon toil appeared before the Railroad urn Bor Board to present arguments sup porting their demands for wage in i totalling 91.1 off. It it 0,00 Anun a Illy for 2.000 00ft Enrka. Including Moat of the Quot outlaw strikers James Kubanka and w. A. Robinson. Re pre sen Ling yardman n Amor i at Ion of i St lout and a a trap raspe to Velar. Today Al bal with the rat Ilad labor Board i written requests for investigation of i their claim for higher wages. The a like Echt Fth speak for the so called a a outlaw a strikers organization. Bachu or i for a hearing by the Bourd separately from the hear inf to to grunted officiate of Llew Kahlif he Ltd rail unions. Protest overruled to chairman Barton of the Hoard on re no Kyl the protest of Dak of the Bro i in Erwood of railway trainmen against a eee Daru a of the yardman s rest Junta. Barton mild the could not refusal to a Eunive request for action bit that later it Wnuk decide whether Rte not it should hear the outlaw a a View lately. He emphasis that. Under rulings of the Board the outlaws must comply with the la which is taken to in u n they must return to work. Immediately after receipt of Tow communications the Hoard began hearing arguments for the wage in Erie pm asked by the unions. Will not urge strike Detroit the Ltd main. To Quot Donee of Way arum Railroad 8hop la lamer will not authorize and Unkn pending decision on wage demands by president Wilson a rail a a Ltd la Bod boar. K. F. Grable president dec Are id her today. The brotherhood is Araim Ngoho de. Elsion of the Fri a mrtle Railroad lamp and Uny strike pending the conclusion of negro nations will tie Urlau Short red by our organization Quot Al Niblo said. A a seeds japs Mexico a Allied Warmington the a intern Ulona reds Quot have in Alliance with Japan Anil Mexico und r which a he former will blockade ail Pacific tort Arni bom Bani Han flan Ciao. This was one of surprising assertion made in an unsigned letter receive by senator Poindexter of Washington. The letter was pm los it in an end Elope bearing the return address Quot i. W. W. Hua qua of tars West Madison Street the senator referred p to the do purim it of it Price for investigation. 0. 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