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Madison Wisconsin State Journal (Newspaper) - January 23, 1920, Madison, Wisconsin
Suppose that Yon were an officer in the United states army suppose that the Allied Victory rested on obtaining the German Campaign and fortification plans suppose you were picked to get those plans suppose As you departed on your Mission your fellow officers said goodbye convinced that you would not return. What would you do read what major x did As told in the secret Battle the greatest True Story of the War which starts in the Wisconsin state journal next sunday. Weather show to tv7 Chewisco the journal City edition vol 134, no. 113. 81st year. Madison wis., Friday afternoon january 23, 1920. Eighteen pages Price two . Split threatened epidemic is a a flu says state Board Telegram direct health officer to treat disease a serious order rules enforced leaders of state Normal school organization in conference Here i Quot he epidemic now prevalent in Wale Onnon although apparently not of Tho pneumonia Type is to he regarded anti treated a Influent. The state Board of health dime Tad today in telegrams to health officer of wis Conzon cities. The disease in characterized a. Quot serious and May become ruler requiring reporting placarding and isolation of All cases of influenza. Or la Grippe must be enforced daily report to or. C. A. Harper collaborating epidemiologist of tile Federal health service Are required. Or. La. K. Purcell City health of a Therie sued a statement today following the announcement declaring the City Hoard of health will on Ope ate with the state Board in its fight against the epidemic. Seven Homes placarded in Madison today seven Homes containing 19 Case of Influent Are placarded. All physicians Are urged to report cases immediately. Very i Home with the influenza will is strictly quarantine. Although the j City Board of health has not yet considered n ban on Public planes the strictest quarantine will he enforced with the slightest indication that the epidemic will spread beyond control j otherwise. All persons with colds Are prohibited from entering Public places Ard Are threatened with prosecution if they do so. According to or. Purcell. More Hospital room is the plea of the City Board of health. Moth Gen in i and St. Mary a hospitals Are crowded to capacity during Normal time it is pointed out and during Oil epidemic it is impossible to obtain the proper accommodations. Although there Are Only five eases of influenza or Quot Lagro Ppel in the general Hospital and tour in he Mary a there was not a single vacant Hod to be had at the general today until noon when one patient was released. At tit. Mary a every bed is full must enlarge hospitals Quot we need to enlarge the general As Well a it. Mary s Hospital but the Public will Wake up to this after it Baa had influenza or a Kindred epidemic to make them realize the need Quot or. Purcell Pointer out. A the health department la guarding the interest of the Public a Well As Lite business intercut a said or. Purcell in discussing the possibility of an influenza ban he declared the Hoard will attempt to a How utmost fairness to both the Public and bust-1 neat in any decision which May Fol i Low. As yet there is no indication that Public places will lie closed. With the co operation of the Public in taking every precaution against Tho epidemic which As yet is in a much i no i Dor form than Lamy a or Purcell believes the influenza will be checked Here. Statement issued the statement of the state Board of health issued today says Quot a the ept Demia of influenza More or less prevalent throughout Tho United states and also present in Wisconsin to a very marked degree Calls for the greatest care and precautions to let tax endued on the part of physicians arid health officer in order to Prev i it from spreading or taking on a Morel virulent Type. There eau he no ques j Tion but that the present epidemic la one of influenza but apparently not of Tho pneumonia Type. It is however serious and Calls for full application of the rules and regulations of the state Board of health in reporting i placarding and isolation of the sick and also the exercise of every precaution pertaining to the crowding of i Copic in Public places places of i amusement or gatherings of any and All character whatsoever. A individuals ill with what is often considered Only a cold with apparent Tever should give such illness serious j consideration go to bed immediately and give serious thought to seeking medical Aid. Quot special attention is called to the i necessity of dire Ful supervision in nil places where people congregate ii 1 considerable numbers by managers of Darlington hit Darlington Public and Par. Chia schools picture shows and All places of Public gathering have been prohibited of Rig to the Large number of influenza Case. Think crisis past Milwaukee health authorities today believed the crisis in lha Throat on re influenza epidemic Bari passed. Only 104 new cases with 17 recoveries were reported the Crest was reached wednesday said it j. Kenney of the health department teachers to take up pay problems committee on resolutions reports late today at Normal conference banquet tonight photo by Phot Oart House above a loft to rights a. V. Houseman Platteville e a. Cit Mani Oshkosh b. W. Bridgeman eau Clairs. Below left to rights a. A Sanders la Crosse Secretary treasurer miss Bertha Hussey Stevens Point vice president Edgar f. Riley Platt Hills president w h. Hunt River Falls local Delegate. Claim Hoover family budget speculators Are in g. 0. P. Club topic of Thrift dealt blow by . N. V. Sun says former food scientific management puts Reserve Banks boost re Dis Boss was member Siv extravagances in Glare count rates to Check big eral years quit in 1917 of figures borrowing new Youk a Herbert c. Hoover was Back in Washington today after a flying trip to new York which added Little so far As any Public announcement was a a a Neer Ned to hts position with regard to a presidential Nom or at Ion. Hoover spent several hours St the headquarter Here of the american Relief . He conferred with Julius Barnes whose speech Here recently opened the speculation a to hoovers presidential possibilities. Rumours which persons who met Hoover Here refused to discuss were circulated to the effect that Hoover clubs will he organized and that a Hoover Headquarters May be opened in new York. Hoover refused to be interviewed and did not less us a statement of any kind. The new York Sun this morning published an article stating that the records of Tho Republican club of new York show that Hoover was a member of the dub and paid dues from 1909 to 1917. He resigned from the club in Juno 1917, some three months after his appointment a food administrator tits Sun said. Take passengers off Powhatan Bryn Yurk the 271 passengers of j the disabled army transport Powhatan which has been in distress off Halifax sine sunday today were comfortably routing in the beat quarters of tile Trutt port Northern Pacific following a thrilling Transfer late a a to Day. The Transfer was made in a fairly j smooth sea with a Moderato wind from Tho North. The passenger who have been with out heat or warm food Ainey sunday i were Given every attention Inch Diny warm meals and comfortable Quarter j immediately. No mention of illness was included in the radio message. The radio added that the Powhatan still was in Tow of the lady of Auster. Bound for Halifax 200 Miles away. Charge volstead act is illegal my. Wauk be arguments in the suit of the Manitowoc products company to obtain an injunction against the government to prevent prosecution for Selling Beer with an alcoholic Content of 2 5 per cent As provided by the Mulberger Law was expected to be completed in Federal court Here late today. The company claims the go Emmen a no right to prosecute offices la of the company or subject its property to confiscation because of the manufacture of Beer As provided by the Mulberger Law. The government claim the volstead Art As applicable to the prohibit on amendment is constitutional. Today is Quot family budget Day Quot of Thrift week. Speakers at the Heaters Are Charles i r. Whelan Orp cum w. J. Metier Palace or. Elf. A Arter. Grand it j. I if Sgordon strand. Ii a. Lift Gor Don Orton and j. K. Jcsse Schmidl Majestic. Management of is household and of j personal affairs is a bust Ness and no business Man would consider conducting i Burin a for 1 Day without a budget. A you know How much you arc making and you know at the end of the year How much you have pent especially when von Haven to anything of Quot you Don t know whirl the Moue has gone. Unless you have kept a budget. If you Are a bankrupt you done to know Why you Are bankrupt Quot a Budge enables you to ferret out the useless extravagances that Are costing out of All a budget is scientific management applied to household and personal affair. It is purposed to make the Burden of expense less by throwing the Light of figures putting extra Eugence in the Glare of figures $335,000 Blaze in Minneapolis m i is a Kolis fire late last night in the heart of the wholesale District caused losses to three buildings a sit mated at 1334,000. The first started from an explosion of a boiler in the Palmer building rail wage reply tuesday demand Clev Llanil a officials of the brotherhood of railway trainmen will request a definite answer to their wag increase demands from the Railroad administration next tuesday William cd let president of the trainmen said Hen today. He has Askel director general Hines for an appointment for that Day and also has called the executive committee and the grand Lodge officers to meet in Washington on the r inc Day. A the men Are Presa Long us too hard i to hold off any longer Quot Lee said. Quot we Wen asked to writ for a Era i son Allie length of time to it a fore getting an answer to our demands with the expectation of a Deere is in lha Cost of living. A a reasonable time has elapsed and the Cost has gone Hines telegraphed president Tgu a in Cleveland that he would he glad to Confer with him a noon a Hines finished the Western trip on which he is about to Start. A South african min develop Iso horse Power from the fall of Waler piped into the working for various other uses. W Ashington big hankers meeting today in Chicago Are fur to face with an Opportunity to help the country Felt e itself of the High coat of living problem government officials said Here today. By establishing an interest nit on deposits which shall i a uniform throughout the country and remain unchanged save in grave emergency the hankers can act effectively to stir Wildcat speculation and extravagance officials said. This it is pointed out. W ill divert Mon a Ltd legitimate and Normal Industrial Enterprise and stimulate production bringing lower prices for All commodities. The result should by Felt within 30 Days officials to flared. Speculators today Are beginning to experience the effect of a blow Deai them by the government yesterday through the Federal Reserve Board. Rates Are boosted when Federal Reserve Hanks opened this morning in new York Boston and Philadelphia the nations Money Center High re discount rates were Quot cd to other Hanks seeking loan. The re discount rate were Mark up in an order issued by Lite Federal Reserve Board Here late yesterday. They rep resent a general Advance of almost 50 tier cent Over the rat in effect months ago. These new High rates Are intended to discourage extensive borrow Tup it from Federal Rose rare Hanks Hoard official said of they fall to produs this effect soon the rates will by marked up again it a promised. End of stimulation the High rate virtually Mark the end of artificial stimulation of the financial Martlet by the government As a part of it War policy according officials. This stimulation wits blamed for High prices unless bankera.�, today in Chic it the effect of the governments step in marking up discount rates will he nullified. An ording to official Here. Bank a is can get Money from sources other than Federal Reserve Hanks by Mark ing up the fair own interest rates. See Lenine bid for peace move Lon Don the sudden cessation of i a a. 1. Of the rus Sian soviet armies May he a shrewd hid a in a nil in encourage the movement in Allied it Irle for peace with Russia Soma political observer Here believed today. The Lull in the russian lighting they pointed out. Makes easier the Allied proposal to resume Trade with the russian co Ope a is t in a societies. Of this plan is carried our us announced by the supreme Council in pails Many observers believed it a an be Only a preliminary to some sort of acc Osnif Ion of the so a let gov it Mot us r of Committer on resolutions appointed at the thursday session of the Normal school teachers association conference in the Capitol notified the chairman today that their report would be presented late this afternoon. Members of the committee Are miss Rose c. Swart Oshkosh chairman a. A Gillett Superior miss a Maud sprout River Falls la it Henderson Milwaukee and a. J. Herrick. Steven Point. Replying to an inquiry a to the nature of the Reao Lut tons. Miss Swart replied that they were let eing framed to pro int certain lines of Normal school development As Quot seen by the Normal school teachers queried As to tile matter of increased salaries. Miss Swart declined to com ment. It is understood however that the question of Normal school finances Anil particularly Normal school teach or salaries will he brought up for discussion. Banquet tonight Tho Early part o Tho afternoon was devoted to sectional meetings. The instructors conferred on the problem of their various departments. A banquet to the teacher will by Given tonight at to o clock at the presbyterian Church. V. K. Met skill of sums a rior is toastmaster a so Tai hour in the Church i 11 follow the banquet Quot Tho Pine of the Normal school in our life a will he the topic of or. Vav it Bagley of Columbia University. P. P Claxon United states Eoin missioner of education wired that if would he impossible for him to attend the conference owing to i appearance Befurt the Senate on pending Bills. Shows Opportunity education a the to Fol t remedy for it Many social ills was the keynote of the address last night by or. R a. Fitzpatrick Secretary of the state Board of cd eation Befurt the Wisconsin Norma set Bool teachers assembled turn to wigs 16, column i state Grange slams japanese dry vhf characterising japanese in the United state As a disloyal heal hens until to be Lite Colorado Grange today demanded lha next legislature pass a stringent Law preventing japanese from using farm land in this stale great inroad by japanese Farmers in certain sections of Colorado were reported by delegates Iii the Grange convention. French Cabinet in noisy scrap Paris amid tumultuous is t be in the chamber of deputies the rec. It v formed Cabinet of Premier Alexandre Millerand received a vote of Confidence 272 to 3. The vote a considered a moral de. Feat for Hie government however. As More than 300 deputies abstained from voting. The vol was taken on the demand of Premier Millerand following a Savage attack by Deputy i a on Hamlet editor of l action Fra neat be. Jules St leg minister of the Interior. He declared that Steeg was an accomplice of Louis j Malvy former minister of the Interior who was banished after conviction on charges of commune Euting with the enemy and of Joseph Cail Siux. Former Premier. Soon to he brought to trial on the charge or attempting to promote a premature and dishonourable peace with Dennany. Plane May save Crew of Steamer h in ago officials of the j life saving station Here appealed to the great lakes naval training station to Send a hydroplane to the Relief of six members of the Crew of the Lake Steamer Sydney o. Neff imprisoned by ice six Miles off Chicago Harbor. Two member of the Crew made their Way Over precarious footing afforded by floating cakes of ice to the four mile crib. They reported food and fuel stocks aboard the vessel were in no danger but said the ice was slowly squeezing in and the boat might be crushed. Life saving officials said there was open water near the boat where a Hydro air plane could an attempt will be made to remove the members of the Crew still aboard the vessel by use of the Hydro air plane in Case their position is critical they said. Two could be carried each trip. The wind will have to shift before the vessel can be freed. Holland reply Flat refusal contentions based on Legal obstacles to surrender of former Kaiser bulletin London a Holland s refusal to permit extradition of the former Kaiser will not be acceptable to the allies it was Learned today from sources close to lord Birkenhead the lord Chancellor and sir Gordon Hewart attorney general. It is intimated that Legal re Presentati vet of the allies Are prepared to answer Holland s principal objections. Tur Hagi r the dutch reply to the Allied not asking extradition of the former a sir is ii courteous but Flat refusal it was Learned Here today. Public an i press unanimously Tny a a it for granted the government would rot comply with the extradition demand basins its contentions on Legal obstacles. Newspaper pointed out Holland would Render to service to Civ la in. Tion by refusing to allow an action which in the flit Tir Ltd would be regretted by a very body Quot tits note ii current pointed out it belief til a Hies did not expect com pliant i their demand when it was mail anti added it Quot was most sign ill want Quot How Quot queer Quot Premier Lloyd George and i lenten can would appear of the former Kaiser was delivered to them. Foreign diplomats Bete also expressed. Unofficially their dear that tits demand for extradition by not granted declaring if it were the allies would a beco Iii the laughing Stock of the the Nieuwe Kvande Dag asserted la did not believe even expected a reply from Holland to the Allied note. Or characterised the entire affair As the courant said Holland would no by worthy of a place in the league of nations Unicof she guaranteed Justice to the former Raiser. Pass measure to a y shipbuilders Washington the senat passed a Bill authorizing the Snow and colder tonight. Fair and colder saturday and saturday night. Fresh Northeast winds. Temperature yesterday noon 8, 3 p. In. 13, 6 porn. 1ft. 9 p. In. To today Midnight 12, 3 a. In 13, p a. In. It 9 a. In. 12. Maximum during 24 hours ending 9 v in. 14, at i a. M. Minimum during 24 hours ending 9 a. In. -2 at 9 a. In thursday. My an f Normal i today in other years 1909 a oldest j k66 24 wettest i ask sit in. Bun Sci at i a today United state shipping la Oard to pay claim of wooden shipbuilders for log inc through can a nation of informal contract when the armistice a signed Knight a tracks Daniels policy Washington i in of Mph Satin m Knight chairman of the i Sui re created to recommend naval a i a Coni Lions took Issue with secretory Daniels today in testifying it for tin us committee investigating the medal controversy. Knight declared Daniels placed a much . A Quot on rates w tier commanders lost their hip in con tact with the enemy. Quot Tho Board is Una do to accept tits a Ivy that Mer Contact with the enemy constitute in Vitae of a claim of Fevog i Muon Quot Knight state recommendation. For awards made by the Knight Hoard were overruled in Many a ask by Daniels according to Al guns Laid before die committee. Treaty foes say Lodge is weakening Borah Johnson group e no raged at reports of Compromise will fight party Leader in primaries by l. C. Martin ii Ashington reports that w treaty Compromise is about to be reached in Tho by partisan conference in senator invt get a office today the Borah Johnson group of senator to a High pitch a indignation Aramid senator Lodge. They obtained All possible informs lion concerning Tho secret conference i from senators attending them Theta i declared they have notified senator is it a go that if ii a a betrays Quot them by agreeing to the Compromise now pro polled they will refuse longer to recognize him As party Leader and Wilt carry the party schism into the Republican primaries and the Republican National convention fighting let a go nil the Way. Carries out threat this determination it is understood. Was the reason senator to Rah voted yesterday with democrats against calling up the Hale Resolution to author to a the naval sub conic let a to employ Council in it Navy probe. Horah a j carrying out a Throat made earlier to 1/odge, it wha stilted and took the i Means of letting Lodge know that to i was not bluffing. Tits irreconcilable of the Horah i Johnson group claim to have proof i that Law a go is weakening on the reservations on article ten voting Powers j and the pro i Rhc hotly criticised they criticised him hotly for Havlic mid the Ixl go reservation con Attu to a the Quot irreducible minimum Quot it safety to tits United states and then heti Iff willing to recede. Senator a burst. Arizona Democrat declared till treaty should be Raffl promptly regardless of president will son s views. Senator Ashur declared Quot president Wilson would he on of Tho Moat delighted men in the country to Leo flu that the Senate can do something w without know ing what he thinks about declaring if is time the two Partis. Quot in Gin to liquidate some of the a migs a lion of the War a Ash rat confirm a yes hero we Are tilling the air with talk talk talk and the romans witty scheming to make somebody president. Tim treaty is lodged in the Senate while to or it whispering to a a what the White Lions think of we Cut a to the country without liquidating this Weir. We will soon find what the noun try four billion Trade balance Washington til a i oiled state. Piled up a foreign Trade balance of $4 -017 onto too during 1919, the commen t department announced today. I port a totalled $7,992,000,000 and import $3.--904.000.000.hot ii figures show in crease Over 191k. Kidnapper Dies in Penitentiary Pittsburg James Boyle Ktdnap-1 per died Iii Western Penitentiary this afternoon of double pneumonia. Royx was convicted in 1909 of kidnapping j Willie Whitla Sharon a. I two killed in Egypt rioting Gairo Rev of two Persona we or it killed and four injure in dashes by tween soldiers and civilians at Tanta i capital of cd Harbieh province i�4 Miles Northwest of Cairo according to my a sages Here today. The dead included one Soldier und lha wounded two Sot. Diers. It w As said. Cleveland labor May Start Bank lev Glanis Cleveland at or mar withdraw its Deposit totalling about ,$40,000,000 from the local Bank and i launch a cooperative Bauk of ii own Warren s Stone grand chief of a brotherhood of a co move Engineer said Here today. Quot this $40,000 000 might Juet a wet work for tie said. Stone a id ii believed the co up rat
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