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Madison Wisconsin State Journal (Newspaper) - April 21, 1920, Madison, Wisconsin
Here a your Chance to get behind the Hoover for president Boom the Madison Hoover for president club will hold a mass meeting in the auditorium of the Madison High school thursday night at 8 of clock. Organization will be perfected and plans for the Campaign for Herbert Hoover for the Republican nomination will be launched. Every Man and woman of voting age in Madison and Dane county is urged to attend. Frank Jenks president of the Madison Hoover club has named Magnus Swenson state food administrator under hoovers administration As National food controller and later hoovers chief aide in european Relief work to preside. Speakers at the gathering will include attorney e. J b. Schu bring c. F. Burgess and the Rev. Henry Harris. Lewis co in journal vol. 135, no. 21. 81st year. Madison. W1s., wednesday afternoon april 21, 1920. Sixteen pages Price three cents toll of storm May be 150 a a a a a amp is $ ifs �5 Sis �5 i ifs Sis ii Quick defeat of Carranza forecast people hate chief says rebel aide Gen. Alvarado declares Sonora secession under personal leadership of Obregon Villa help expected housing situation Breaks up families Milwaukee a it win be Back to the old Home town for wive and kiddie. While Friend husband remains and toils Here until he can find a suitable habitation. That is the situation facing hundreds of families Here on May 1. Storage houses report an unprecedented business. Fifty per cent of the moving business is to storage warehouses. People who sold Homes at handsome profits Are now paying the profits Over to landlords for record rentals and families unable to meet rent raises of May i Are breaking up. In a few cases they were doubling up or taking shelter in attics. Moreover a panic of Home buying has hit the City. W Ai Hong Tony the revolution now apparently sweeping Mexico in under personal leadership i of general Aivaro Obregon anti go a i a rement candidate for the presidency. I and will be continued until Carranza i is overthrown Jenera Salvador Al i arado representative Hen of the Rev i Mutton. Told the United Presa today. Alvarado s statement shared away i doubt that enveloped the real oblast i of the Sonora revolt. Supporters Here i of Obregon had insisted he had no til i i rect connection with the rebellion. So intense la the resentment of the i people in Mexico against Carranza that i he will he overthrown within from six of to to ninety Days Alvarado declared j Alvarado indicated he expects fran it Noo Villa actively1 to support Usa Obregon revolution. Threaten Tampico i mexican rebels Are threatening Tam Pico in the boart of Tho Oil Region according to a communique issued Here in bin t Alvarado represent the revolutionist. A said general Gomez with 3.000 i a in joined the rebels seized the town i of Tux am the second largest Mexl-1 can Oil City and is now menacing Tampico. There Are extensive areas of Oil lands in those districts owned by american and european interests. Original songs for Hoover meet switchman refuse to Call off strike Johnson is hold Victor in aloof from Nebraska europeans will carry backing of be new attitude toward pre Braska delegates Bryan Mierse Council hinted at. Shelved by Hitchcock Whitehouse envoy to in Early reports attend As observer Columbia a a us head a a Congo Quot speaker Here hic Acio striking railway j switchman refused to vote an end to their Quot outlaw strike today. Called to mass meeting by three lenders Ipp Moo left Tho Hall five minute after Tho meeting had been called to order. Failure of John Grunau chief of the Chicago yardman s association to appear caused the Holt. About 600 men remained in the Hall. Railway men and a few strikers pro ducted most of the men will return to work pending wag adjustments. The mass meeting was unofficial except that it had the endorsement of local Federal officials. R. 8. Murphy and Shandon Jones who called the meeting anticipated opposition but were not prepared for a wholesale movement of freight and live Stock in the Chicago Yards today a almost 75 per cent Normal As switching Crews continued to report for duty. District attorney Clyne announced that regardless of the switchman s action prosecution of strike leaders arrested on charges of violating the lever act. Would proceed. Japanese balk carpenters turn Lamont Mission Down 90 cents Milford witt., song Leader and \ Herbert a. Willett will take an act Ive part at the Hoover meeting in i i the High school auditorium thursday i if night. Or. Witt will sing Colleen a o min a song composed by or. Wit i i Jett and will introduce several orig i Inal Hoover songs. Or. Witts is of a Fly ii Pong Leader for the Madison As i aviation of Commerce. Or Willett will by piano accompanist at the meeting. Geddes presents papers to Colby a v a 111 n ton a sir Auckland i Geddes new a Rutish ambassador Calico i Al tin state department today and pre i seated his credentials to Secretary of i state Colby. Financial Aid to China opposed by Oriental neigh Bor Tokyo admits by Henry w. Kinney Tokyo foreign minister la Chluda Reiko Rand to a mating of the Cabinet today that the such two of the Thomas w. Laumont financial Mission to China now is almost despaired of. Owing to serious opposition to the International financial consortium headed by the american banker. Lamunt x negotiation in China Are progressing tardily the foreign minister said. The Mission hooded by Thomas w. Latmon new York Minker recently vent to China to make a flan Iai commercial consortium and political Urvi by of that country. I a Mon t Heads an International consortium of banker formed in ports in in has for the purpose of aiding the chinese government financially. Trevior in reports in the Orient hav said that la pin had withdrawn objections to the activities of consortium and that matters were Progress sing very favourably. Modern Adam and eve coming to America just going to re create creation that Sall expect to establish new Garden of Eden All trouble to go a bloody a Fakih Celine Arnauld and tristan Tara known As Quot modern Adam and leaders of the Nadiet Creed of converting the world into a Paradise of love have arrived Here after being expelled from Switzerland. They propose they say to go to America to establish there a new Garden of Eden which will be their Headquarters for organizing propaganda to combat Billy Munday John Rock Felor or. And others whose theories of christianity they declare wrong. The proposed pilgrimage to convert America is compared to Brigham Young s famous Odyssey to Salt Lake City. Here is what Celine said today about the Creed which he and Tara represent Quot Tho world a Only been Horn. It is the foundation of Dadison. Which la based on the conviction of Tara and myself that the world is hopelessly wrong. A wars and Pattee conferences will not remedy things the Only solution is simply to go Back to the year one and rebuild civilization. Like All tru Quot Prophet we Are persecuted and derided and called dreamers fakers and fools bul i affirm that Dadism is the sole True religion. It is the Virgin microbe whence will Spring an also. Lately new and perfect world within which there will be no wars no alcohol no vice. No Dost air. No poverty no starvation no work no marriage and consequently no divorce Only love. A the proposition is simple we Are determined to recreate Crea Hon Quot second Compromise offer re fused at meeting with Madison contractors mad Bein Union carpenters out for More than two week in their efforts to enforce a demand for a wage scale of to an hour turf a a Down a com prompt of 90 cents last night at a joint meeting of employer my iwo Zentera. This offer by contractor is the by Otid advanced since the walk out. A week after Tho men struck they were offered its cent an hour an increase of 2h cents Over the original offer by employer of 85 cent an hour. Strike loader say Tho Union is determined to secure it demand for $1 an hour Quot Madison Union men for several year have been working at a us War scale than that paid by neighbouring clue and we Are determined now to get an equal wage a an of facial of the i Union stated Quot we Don t ask for a thing More than Wear Worth and i what Mon Are getting less than to Miles from Madison. And we Are getting it right Here. Why. We have More i Calls for can in it Quot in from individual in Madison at our scale than we can furnish. The Union has advertised that car pen tors will be supplied from strike Headquarters to any desiring carpentry done Tull an hour. All Tho men on strike against contractor Are at work be vers i have left the City. All big construct Ion work in the City has been at a standstill for Beyerau Vuk. Doth sides Irive agreement committees and while the offer of the employers was turned Down negotiations were not broken off mrs. C. R. Bardeen taken by death the burial of mrs Althea Birdeen j wife of Dean to Harle r. Birdeen of j the University medical school took place this afternoon at Forest Hui. Mrs Bardeen Dud yesterday at the University infirmary after an illness of several months surviving tier besides her husband Are four children John Helen William and Thomas. Mrs. Bardeen was the daughter of Albion Harmer prominent la Iladel phia architect. She was born in that City and attended Philadelphia schools. Mrs Bardeen came to Madison some 16 year ago. She a a graduate of Pratt Institute. Brooklyn. New York and taught at the Dewey school in Chicago. So was prominent in University and Community welfare work and recognized a an artist. In Colin senator Hiram Johnson continued to Lead today in the Nebraska presidential primaries a returns slowly filtered in from yesterday elections. Returns from 432 of the state s 1849 precincts were Johnson. 18,618 Wood. 12,862 Pershing 6 909. William j. Bryan apparently has been temporarily shelved As a democratic party policy maker returns today indicating he has been Defeated for Delegate at Large. This would indicate a Victory far senator g. M. Hitchcock and i support of the league of nations. Bryan however. Was gaining today and threatened to overtake the opposition endorse president new York outstanding result of yesterday s primaries in Nebraska and Georgia according to incomplete returns today were apparent endorsement of president Wilson s administration in both Stales. Seeming repudiation of William j Jennings Bryan s leadership in Nebraska. Senator Hiram Johnson apparent Victory Over general Wood arid Gen eral Pershing in the Nebraska Republican primary. Some political observers Al in professed to see a a wet Quot Victory Iii senator Hitchcock seeming defeat of 1 Bryan inasmuch a the Nebraska senator favor Quot Light wines Aud Beer and Bryan a Long Lieen one of the leading an interesting mid Light was presented by Nebraska in the peace treaty and league of nations situation should Hitchcock Lead be sustained by Complete return the Democrat in that state will have endorsed Wilson s stand on the treaty and league since Hitchcock was the administration Leader in the Senate treaty fight. Bryan openly opposed the presidents uncompromising attitude. Johnson stand opposite at the same time Nebraska re pub i leans should Johnson maintain his Lead will have indirectly opposed the league even in principle since that is the avowed stand of the California senator. Bryan mad his fight by running for Delegate at Large to the National con Jar nation and naming three other Ashi team mates. Hitchcock sought the endorsement for the nomination and named a Gat for the big four to oppose Bryan and his three Follower. Quot i i Fachini ton in resident Vii son not again insist to the allies that they Settle remaining peace questions As desired by the United states it was Learned today in circles close to the White House. While american ratification of the treaty is withheld he will not participate in Worl i politics it a understood. This new Altitude makes it certain it was believed the supreme Council at ban Riuo will decide on settlements in Wellance of the president s views in at Hast two of three import ant matters. These questions Are. 1 Turkey Tho san Lento Confer ence already has decided to carry oui t1- tentative turkish treaty to which president Wilson offered objections. This treaty provides the Sultan be allowed to remain in constantinople. 2 the Adriatic the Alite Are expected to arrive at a settlement at variance with the position of president Wilson. with Russia president Wilson Haji proposed to the Alite unrestricted Trad be allowed with Russia at the traders risk. Of opposition of franc no a Down the ban remo conference tray concur in the plan of the United Blate. President Wilson has instructed ambassador Robert Underwood Johnson at Rome to Jitter and the san remo meeting of the Council a an unofficial observer it was Learned will address u. S. San i two the Council of pre Miers has decided to address president Wilson and the Merican people recommending the United state offer financial support to Armenia the Premier it was understood Alii Point our that America a been particularly interested in the new armenian nation end that no other Power is in few Oaid it firm establishment. The association of railway executives announces that $600.000 000 will i needed by the Railroad this year to finance the Purchase of new equip met. Wea t probably showers tonight and Thor Day. Light to fresh Easterly winds. Official it port by i. S. It Walker Hurrah i pity Tempe Turc precipitation Madison m11 w a u k e Chicago Green Hay Wausau i Duluth m in Neap i in la a russe Dubuque Mig he i Cost yesterday Burt night to a 4 Cli in 2 6 4 4 64 44 of w Simson weather temper relative wind Roudi humidity velocity a of lire do for 90 too 60 yesterday noon 7 p in today 7 a. In. 30 i am Jio noon 63 Quot or to 30 highest temperature 35 at 3 p in to West temperature 38 at Midnight mean temperature yesterday is Noma i 47 total precipitation since Jan i i 0 in Normal 6 or in too 41 let huh Ell it go warmest in 1902 79 oldest in 1904. 26 wettest in 1900 72 inches run sets at 6 47. Judge when Tow sent me up for i i years von called me a Rattlesnake maybe i am one anyhow you hear me rattling now. Fine year alter i Poi to the pm my daughter died of Well they said it was poverty and the Dis Prai e together. You be got a daughter Dudge and i no going to make von know How it feels to lose one. I m free now and i gue turned Rattlesnake All right. Look out when i strike respect fill Ivy. Kattul Binaku tins is the beginning of one of the stories try o. Henry which will appear daily starting today in the Wisconsin state journal South hard hit by two tornadoes Mississippi Alabama and Tennessee swept by destructive winds medical Aid rushed to scene Nicholas Murray Butler or Kai Dent Nicholas Murray Butler of Columbia universe a mentioned As dark Bor presidential Timber and i it a. Thomas c. . Only living sex president of la University of Wisconsin will but the two main teak cars on Friday s program commemorating Tho fiftieth anniversary of the Wisconsin Academy of science. Art and la a. Two convocations a scheduled for Friday he first is Ila in and til second at 2 to p info which All University classes will be dismissed. Or. 4 Ham Creain will add the morning Congo in the auditorium of the biology building on a the founding of the Wisconsin Academy of s Lence. Arts and letters a prof. Chamberlain a president of the Academy from 1885 to 188 7 and one it is incorporator. Presiden Buller will up a at 2 to. Ii will also speak at a kiwanis club luncheon in the City y. M Ltd a. Friday noon a commemoration dinner will a held Friday night at which president k. Birg will fir it a Bronze my i s a a a in at the dinner will include Bishop Samuel fallow of the Reform episcopal Church Chicago. President Melvin a Brannon of Beloit College prof Vsner William a. To Lea a of the University of Illinois and Kiifner int and it Joseph a Chafer of a stat historical society. Memphis Fuji Effort of the Tornado which swept portions of Alabama. Mississippi and Tennessee. Was brought Homo today As reports reached her from the storm swept districts. The dearth toll reached nearly Isa late today occult ing to reports received Over Railroad Telegraph wire the Only Means of communication. Latest reports placed the dead at 27 at Aberdeen and 25 at Alin. Miss. Reports from Eastern Mississippi and Northern Alabama told of great suffering. Medical supplies and workers were rushed from nearby cities. Family wiped out at Hamilton. Ala., where the courthouse had been turned into a Hospital the storm a reported especially violent. Five members of on family were killed. A heavy Timber a driven entirely through the body of a Young woman. A baby a car i half mile by the wind and killed. The family of six of Patrick Sharp at Philadelphia miss was witted out. The Baptist Church at Philadelphia was used a a morgue. Two entire villages Rosehill and in Gomar miss., were reported to have Ilieen demolished. Other place were Burly damaged. Two separate storms end occurring two hours after the other swept through the Central Western part of Mississippi according to report. The full effects of the first Tornado were Felt in the country around Aberdeen mias. Tho second swept a Roe country in the be itch torte xxi of me rid bin. Mora than a wore of death a reported from Meridian. Damage in Mississippi both storms moved Northeast in Alabama but the Northern storm a j the Quot Miami Sippi Boundary the fail of the storm struck Tennessee but a a i a 1 of a i a a it. Ihre death were reported in Tennessee. The Southern storm which did the greatest damage swept through Lauderdale county miss., claiming Twenty live at Merdian and doing heavy property damage it swept in info be. Shoba killed 19 person at Philadelphia and several in la country i around that town. The storm skipped on county and a next reported from Oktibbeha i county where seven were known to it i have been killed and hundreds of f irm houses wrecked. The next heavy Iona was in Monroe county. Communia i lion with that county was impossible o Fay but it is fear in my lives a five Frozen to death in storm Dew or with another b predicted for Colorado tonight Belat j reports of the record breaking storm that tied up rail transportation Here from saturday to monday showed five persons were Frozen to death and thousand of head of livestock Bud per wished Hundred s of Volunteer to i in today were helping to dig out the Moffatt Railroad to Corona a top of la world to release snowbound bed i fur starving Cattie still Spillers spill 7 stills Milwaukee the Gills Are Stul stilling say the police who report the i results of a still Hunt in the Stilly i hour of the night us seven stills one i cooler for a still More than 1.000 Gal Ilon of Raisin Mash about i too Pound of raisins and Mer than 40 Gallons of Moonshine. Three anti Stiller spilled the stilts in three raids and arrested two alleged j distillers and 15 warrants were to be i issued today i n in were withheld
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