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Madison Wisconsin State Journal (Newspaper) - May 7, 1920, Madison, Wisconsin
Badger weather partly Cloudy and slightly cooler tonight. Saturday fair. Light variable winds. City edition Twenty pages vol. 135, no. 37. 81 it , wis., Friday afternoon May 7, 1920. Price three cent corporations double profit son necessities Board told wet Hopes Are jolted by parties Madison girl stage Vamp would link Thea ter and Church june convention planks to be Beer proof belief a play off advice to anti prohibitionists w Ash i not d nth Quot wet Quot Hopes to obtain a Plank in Tho demo Rerati and rep Blean National platforms favouring Light wines and Beer have gone glimmering according to information percolating from the Headquarters of parties today there has been a checking up of prospective Quot wet strength by Republican and democratic leaders within the i at week it transpires with the result that the foes of prohibition have Horn advised of the hopelessness of their cause so far As the presidential contest is concerned. Officials of the democratic National committee made an unusually careful canvass for the reason that both gov. Edward of new Jersey and gov. Co i of Ohio have been figuring As Prest dentist i possibilities favourable to the j resurrection of Beer. A play off a advice it was the democratic convention which was looked to chiefly by the j Quot wets Quot As Likely to adopt a wine and Beer Plank. The democratic checkup. Showed that Only sixteen of the fifty j six members of the resolutions rom i Mittee at an Francisco would be in 1 favor of a Quot wet Quot Plank if they represent Tho prevailing sentiment of their states. It is understood that As a re 1 suit. Chairman Cummings of Tho hem j socratic National committee who will be the temporary chairman will refrain from striking any keynote favourable to the democratic leaders have also urged the anti pro i Hubi Dionisis to Quot Lay off Quot warning them j that if they continue they surely Wilt j Spur Tho prohibitionists to Force j through a Strong Quot dry Quot Plank. The democratic chieftains Here Hope a he that by putting tin snuffers on in. Roles with Francis x Bushman a William Jennings Bryan it an a persuaded to abandon his intention to tight for a Plank strongly endorsing the eighteenth amendment and enforcement thereof. G. O. P. Is arid the canvass by Republican leaders showed that the Quot wets Quot would be even i weaker at Chicago than at san franc Uco. The Prospect therefore is that the advocates of Light wines and Beer will Transfer their Endeavor to the congressional Campaign seeking to elect i a Cong rooms which will modify the deft i to Ilion of intoxicating liquor. It will j take a Quot wet Quot landslide to win the House and with Only one third of the senators to to elected the Quot wets Quot run scarcely Hope for a Friendly Senate. The Federal prohibition Law is Al Success Quot said Wayne ii. Wheeler i counsel for the anti Saloon league. I Quot its friends have not been As Active i b 0 r a h 0 u i socialists elected sugar meat bobs delegates to uni a tuck hit Philippe Berger we Iau i hit Are cited to cleanse. H la p party political writer says Berger i Mill i told him his party would announces unmerciful Campaign against undue expenditures by candidates Southern probe demanded desert la Follette in fall Vav de the Rev. C. Edwin Brown of St. Martins episcopal Church of Omaha the actors Church Quot and miss hate pier Roamer who Playa a Vamp Quot and who says that if Rev. Or. Browne a Friendship for stage Folk were followed As an example by other clergymen the Church would cease to criticise the stage As frivolous and the theatrical profession would no longer look upon the Church As cold and aloof. Miss Roamer is a former u. Of w. Coed and daughter of John Roamer former Wisconsin Railroad commissioner her Mother was the first woman admitted to the Wisconsin bar. Mist Roomer appeared at the Fuller theater i last Winter. A bodies of three soldiers arrive red Cross members meet Flag draped caskets legion posts to provide escorts All flags in Madison Are at half Mast today la Honor of three Soldier Horn dead. The three Flag draped As its enemies recently because they caskets containing the Lodies of John assumed that All Law abiding Cit liens j r. Contin James for d Courtney and would obey the Constitution and Laws. Karl Wagner arrives in Madison last the same majorities that won National night. The i bodies were met at i he depot by stage chaplain defends flock Omaha Clergyman says some of world s finest people Are in the theater by l. C. Martin a8hingthn an non Ding to termination to Quot clean up Republican party Quot senator Horah has in out to compel the serious attention of leaders to his charge of undue Ami improper pre convention Campaign Quot expenditure a and activities of Borah s plans work out the Way he Hopes the Republican nomination for president May hinge upon the question of expenditures of Money and \ Promisee it seemed evident today. Horah will first concentrate his Energy on getting his Resolution for a senatorial investigation adopted the j Senate elections committee is expected j to take it up this week. Borah Hopes. That senator Kenyon Iowa will be j named chairman of a sub committee to j investigate. The next move probably will be to j gather information concerning a Large j number of contests in Southern states i these contests which arc being made in practically every Southern state Are i being paid for from some mysterious i source according to Porak a alleged i i information. Investigation will show he assert that the contests in Many eases have been Quot engineered Quot by Northern politicians for purposes of their own. Horah intends he said to have this phase of the investigation conducted in Chicago while the Republican National committee is hearing the Eon j tests there in order to bring directly j to the attention of the party leaders j the charge concerning the contests. Wood plurality. 5. 947 Indianapolis major Genera j Leonard Wood received a plurality of j i 5.947 a votes Over senator Hiram John j i son in tuesdays presidential prefer a nce primary Complete unofficial re j turns today indicated. The vote Wood. Br�.77k Johnson 79.829. California returns ran Francisco returns from 5,-i 3811 precincts of the 5,707 in califor a a today gave senator Hiram John son 383,734 votes against 204.451 for Herbert Hoover in tuesdays presidential primary. No Back seat Washington a senator Hiram i Johnson refuses to consider the vice presidential nomination he said Toda it i in commenting on suggestions hat he by Given second place on the rep bit i ran ticket. Rather than give gov. E. L. Philipp the satisfaction of carrying the state against senator Robert m. La Follette the socialists went into the Republican e Section and swept the senior senator into control of the g. O. P. Delegates according to Victor Berger occupant of the throne in the socialist party in Wisconsin. La Folletts s endorsement through the election of Twenty four out of the Twenty six la Follette pledged candidates to the convention was due to the support accorded him by the socialists. Berger told a political correspondent for the new York Sun and Herald who visited Milwaukee to investigate the recent Delegate election. Quot we socialists did not want to give gov. Philipp the satisfaction of carrying the state against la Follette. But no la Follette slate will be Able to carry Wisconsin when the socialist party has its own ticket in the Field moreover Wisconsin voters will very soon find out that the la Follette delegates can have no influence in the Republican convention Quot said Berger. The correspondent further gives it As his opinion that Joseph e. Davies will again oppose senator Lenroot in the senatorial contest next fall and that la Follett will not figure in the contest. The observations of the new York correspondent on the political situation in Wisconsin follow blood drop to determine girl s future Omaha the future of 14-year old Thora Mccree Lay in a drop of her blood under a Microscope Hare today. Thora hoped the blood test will show she is White. Her Foster parents claimed she is a negro so. The girl a Blue eyed end straight haired lived her life among negroes. Her Quot Parente a or. And mrs. John Mccree operated a negro restaurant where the Little girl lived a Cinderella existence among dirty kettles and dishes. A negress gave her the idea that she is of caucasian extraction. So she slipped from school and reported to the juvenile court appealing for Aid in establishing her race. Ordinary racial tests shows no negroid Strain authorities said. The decision was left to slab orate blood tests. Mrs. Mccree emphatically claimed the girl As her own. Quot Thor is half White Quot she said. Quot there a nothing to tall of her birth. That a or. Mccrea also claimed parentage. Treasury figures quoted at hearing to show huge net income wage increase asked Vav t m in nary Hibi Tion will by increased if Neces a about a dozen women us the Madison Emma has in of dear Russia Chicago Quot the dear old u. S. is to be much preferred to Quot free russian a according to Emma Goldman deported anarchist. A letter to Ben l. Reitman sex anarchist from miss Goldman says she found Russia different from what she had expected. Quot i miss America a she wrote. A it is very different to acclimatize one e self in a new country and Russia is not place where one May Hope to take Root miss Goldman was deported on the Quot soviet Ark Quot last year. White buttons on mothers Day Washington. A it Arhat ions a req ones for living mothers and White one honouring dead mothers will not a worn Mother s Day declares Anna Jar a Philadelphia an executive of Mother s Bay International association the association took action because of profiteering in Flowers in previous years. W Lite by tonn w ill be distributed instead. Aged actor hangs self Chicago ram j. Burton old re liken will not totter across the stage at the study Batter theater today clinging to the. Am of a sprightly youth he had to return for three encores yesterday. An hour later his body was found barging in the theater basement. Burton was 70 years old and was said to have played opposite Lillian Russell. Red crows who had sponged Tho boys on their journey promising them they would lie met on thir return. Although those la of did not a Otic marching bark with the others Lite Little Loyal band of women Kepi the Promise. The indies of Wagner and Chutney Are at the Frau t Sill i funeral Parlours j that of Conlin is at the la a wits fun i Chapel. Mcm Liers of William b. Cairns Post i of the american legion in uniform j will form u military escort it the funeral of each of their former com in by to of the National guard will i r apply a firing squad for the services at tile cemetery. Representative of the University legion Post also will attend the funerals. Services for Karl Wagner will he conducted tomorrow at 3 p. In. Services for Contin will take place tomorrow morning Ait 8 30 at Hie Home and at 9 of St. Patrick a Church with burial at Calvary. The funeral of Fred Courtney will end meted sunday at 2 p. In. At Grace episcopal Church by the Rev. H. Of. Lumpkin. The pallbearers will be Adolph Teckemeyer launder Ferguson. Perham Olds and Calvert Leggett. Shoots Bride and himself milwafk1-.lv crying a Well both die together Quot Konopotski shot a his Bride of three weeks and scan dog j Ever her prostrate form in the Street Fred a Bullet into his Skull both will live. The shooting last night was the Climax of a Cave Man wooing whereby Konopotski threatened to kill Marie Wenona unions she married him. After their persistent inquiry by the Groom about a former admirer prompted h r to seek a divorce. Omaha. Neb some of the floes i people in the world Are in the theatre. Cal profession. Yet actors Are. Gen or j ally either criticized or this conviction was reached by Rev j c. Re win pro wit when he w As a oui i reporter in Philadelphia if stayed. With him when he became an episcopal Clergyman arum it is the reason 1 that the Ivill Hotard. A new York final rival Magazine carried a standing an inviting Ai actors and actresses who j come to Omaha not Only to attend St i Mart n a episcopal Church but to coms i to the Tastor s Home and ask Hun for j any service he can r twin re and he j gives his Telephone null r to make stir thy will do it. The Rev. Or. Brown Laa chaplain of j the actor s Church Alliance. The move j ment that originated in the Quot Little Church around the in new i York City. He believes he. Is the Only a chaplain St during his missionary Tours. Rev or Brown would ascertain what show was coming to town and when it would get in. Then after posting i Quot invitation to Church in due form he j Jot Busy in other directions. And when the weary actors scramble Eft j the train to begin the daily Hunt for j accommodations they were astonished arum sometime suspicious to find on the platform waiting for them. A tall Active person in a Clergyman i garb armed with information As to 1 what hotels could take them in. Where i the theater was How to get there and anything else needed to know. My gawd Parson Quot breathed a j chorus girl once from the Depths of her gratitude Quot you re human Quot of. Martins is the Quot actors Church in Omaha. Twit attorneys and two physicians members of its Congreve j Hon. Are at the service of those who j need emergency help Clarkson Kris i Copal Hospital will receive them. Elks Lodge sit. 39. Of which or. Brown is i chaplain help that it will not let i he made Public. The % Gayety theater the lending burlesque House n Omaha has Beer placed at or. Brown s disposal for religious services and both he an a Bishop e. V. Shaylor of the diocese of Nebraska have spoken from its stage or. Browne a indignation when the hew John Roach Straton of new York refused to sit on the platform at the actors Benefit hosted Over in a hot Mckier to Loo flew York Clergyman Carranza in flight report t Washington mexican revolutionary Headquarters a re announced today that a dispatch had been received from Laredo reporting that in Resi Dent Carranza departed from Mexico City during the night. The announcement was not confirmed from official sources. The Telegram was Nee red Here at 2 30 a. In. It was filed at i Iredo an hour earlier and purported to come from revolutionist sources in Mexico City. Carranza according to the Telegram started for Vera Cruz. He was guarded by Loyal troops. Some Washington officials doubting j the accuracy of the report pointed out i that revolutionary Headquarters yes i ter Day announced they were in command of one Section of the a re Cruz Railroad completely blocking Carranza in Mexico City. Suffrage action expected May 17 Dover i Btl. That Delaware legislature today stood adjourned until May 17, when suffragists will make a Norhei attempt to Force passage of the re it it Lution ratifying the Federal suffrage constitutional amendment in the Lowed House. Friends of suffrage in the Senate obtained the recess after a tidier fight. Ilaf keep provided you Are willing to Survey the recent j primaries in Wisconsin with in that is not by party personal partisanship y of Are due j i for a bit of political enlightenment 1 senator Robert m. La Follette goes j j to the re publican convention in lung i chaperoning Twenty four of the slate i quota of Twenty six delegates. These Twenty four Are Jar Follette men. If you so characterize men who i stood for election on the slate or often j by the senior senator front Wisconsin. They will sit in the convention with. Two delegates who survived the Gen-1 Erat defeat of the ticket opposing i Ai Follette and headed by gov. Emanuel j Philipp. It would be Fearer to Soma i of these Twenty four la Follett delegates to refer to than As anti Philipp men. But for the purposes of that which follows w shall forego pol it i i Cal quibble and Cleave to political fact. A will not set Forth in any great do i tall the history of the weird Pom Sibili a ties of the Wisconsin wide open primary Law. Ayti. Tidy a May pc party affiliation is extinct. A Man May vol in but one primary but he is confined i by no personal political i cadent to i any ticket. It so happens that while v is Ion a i ram Iii Armington profits of practically All big corporation dealing in food. Clothing fuel and in sic raw material now Are More i than 10 percent greater than before the War. W. Jilt Fortuck former Sec re. of the National War i Ai intr Board told the Railroad labor Board today. I muck submitted United states t return by report and published state ment of groups of corporations showing average net profits compared with Capi la i sock totals for the period 19121914 Ani 1918-1918, sugar prof its i a tick showed increased generally 300 percent meat packing profit Between 300 and 400 percent clothing too percent shoes too percent and a Aal 400 percent. Profits of fun in 25 to too percent on capital infected were not uncommon for hundreds fit corporations during the three War years according to Luck evidence. This would indicate that Many big corporation earned enough during the War period to entirely re. Turn their entire investment he Sej wage boost asked i auck apis Narceil in behalf of Railroad workers asking the Board to App Eva their demands for wage increase totalling approximately 11 too too too an finally. He blamed advancing living Tost almost entirely upon profiteering i St tick called the Board in attention to Public statement of 205 concerns which shows i it net earning of 8 7 per girl disillusioned i it on l in 1912 la and court troubles 2&Quot 9 i Quot it Nipis in these Cor. Pora tinn include 57 concern dealing in Tho is talc raw material steels cop. I and manufactured Metal product 29 dealing in food products including meat packing 19 in clothing 84 in fuel. Ugh and housing and 38 dealing in mercantile Good Ami agricultural supplies Quot the outstanding far a nid Igi uck Quot i that during the year 1918-18 then corps int Ion earned $1,266,000,000 a year or nearly 24 Pec cant of their capital Stock. This appear to be nearly three times the average for the pre War year of 1912-14 thee were due in Large measure to the far that these corporation took a Large pro nor Ion of every Dollar spent by a purchaser fat per family Quot if did As Well is the Quot to corporate profits were in i on greater during the three War years than in the prewar mgt Rod Quot a to so of $4,800,100 a a a Ltd a year Means a a i r family of five this nigh marriage end of Rosy dream Madison tells asks annulment of pretty clothe a splendid cursor new York High life All collapsed when pretty Mildred k. A Lank. Formerly Mildred Jones of Madison married Adolph a Blank in new York in 1918. Yesterday when she appeared in Superior court to have the marriage annulled she told her tale. Adolph. It seem was a person of i extravagant imagination. When he i met Mildred in new York whither she had gone to learn the Art of the drama he filled her eager ears with tales of i wealthy relatives a cozy Home furnished in extravagant style of Beau t if ii i clothes and a luxurious automobile. Even another in Law a to be invite to Grace the Home of the newlywed if she would marry. Each additional Promise served to make More eager in Mildred s heart the longing for a Horn and a Good husband in h As Adolph appeared to be. When sly the socialist of the filth tonal District the Northern Milwaukee county have not in n Able to constr i Uttz i in number of Wisconsin voter of their righteous ung re # Adolph half of i Fil mily the party set i of Power party can into has vote that be to Truk dangerous Fie they can if la publican a Balant publican i swing a i when referred to As dope sheets keeping these few consider the Victory Follette. It was mob it in lot of places ticket would win. T to i based on the a that hoc nil int i take it a split in the Selve United a Arr the part y a elections the re up a the restate by the j Democrat almost flattered Egl Tolble. Revived fact in mind. Of senator Lei a than an even hat the i Philipp is in die seemed senator in foil n. A tie Waly to prop fun a late Day inception j Marri political i it that the More or in if named Buttle Rob Quot of pre had gone Hubby and that d intention of retiring from to p business booms As prices drop said he knew she was of Good a tit that he had never loved before that All he wanted was a Happy Home and children urn that i never drank of just a drop Here and there the knot was tied april 20. 1918. And then the car House suddenly a shattered Adolph showed an ominous hangs the dramatic m Ishii a taboo he could t see it at Alt. He said he detested children an was riot going in have them wealthy relatives Beautiful clothes automobile All vanished Mildred found Adolph a no Angel after All. Ile boasted of improper relations with other women. He her smoke Cigar ets and allow friends to take liberties with her found out also that Adolph had i and divorced. When the furniture Cain Horn which was t really rely id Nice it was cheap bought on the instalment p three week of unhappiness her track on Gotham and ear to Madison now she is asking annulment marriage on the charge that a made Fula representation. A. To. Flop Panann took the Ca advisement. Mad-1 his us been to the by cosy furniture. After a turned Mira Iglus of the Adolph j link it under out Hie nation. Consider that etude family Pun a a toll not to so called legitimate Job ult but to a a lits War profits ova Quot pre War profits $240 a mar and on gains an Blea of the of Ial Burden which profiteering meant to this country. Quot Imi ring the three years of 1919-18, the consumer a been laying the food narrations whose report Are available Over to Ami one half time a Large profits As were considered acceptable be ire the the profit in a Pound of sugar i fuck showed was three times As great during the War a before Quot the High i Ric of sugar Quot he said Quot was the direct result of speculation the req pro lit of 12 relining and producing companies a shown in reports total co ,wtmid4 during la by Rose to $34,000,000 during 18. That is 6it to 19 per capital suck. Packers earnings Quot four big meat packing tamed during the yes it i Heil 1912 1918 int or Guh Ica go to i people have eat Man s one Arm j last fort night be Price i f ten of decreased. A i Iell Weest Broth Iliavi mrs. Gompers Dies a t capital tax bachelors c. Vol it actuary urges gel Sla Elk gets to years Aki Yingto Ami Washington a tax on baby state in need of Cash a grated today by actuary Mccoy Treasury department. Mccoy Melori a our i it of the j is an Beden a Horn Amu re Dent of lab her fling he became the a lied Tai of $ i 40.ooo too. Such made despite enormous d excessive Sal Rice advert overhead v Horges. All 1912-18 these concerns of ter of a billion dollars nearly doubt the for a thir Stock to Thow 11 companies profits of Sib in Dedun capital profit of i profits a duct lot St Merit Roget of a one and prof quark to or bullit of 392 Jet Lilg i Cen 218 it a Coal i net by pos la recent lied net St id >1 it Ursula Broderick. I ears old. Today prepared for a to Yea term in the stat Penitentiary follow expert at devising new Way of raising ill conviction of second degree tour Money for the. Federal government. A Ier for the killing of her Stepfather. The girl was acquitted of tile Ranur Fra Nee now lors he a Kente to $100,000,001 in the unite i my by said. Could be pad without much the tax said. Is ready to tax Hache a out. From $40,000,000 a year could be raised states by ouch a tax. An annual tax of a by must single men sacrifice advocates of tuesday a. In Roper ame to this when 8 Yea she began the i or i Armit Der of h her fir step Fath ment. The girl claimed so. Herself from in Alia. La incl sin n sic Tiu own father three trial for the Murd resulted in a jury Wax or i and a a i ent j later stripper j gum per a employed. Ears . So was married it of her the a of 15. Disagree a for it crimpers 53-year-old daughter. Sadie died two year ago his father. Defending j Solomon died last september and his hot r Triep. J Tutu her. Lanm died Las March three son Are living. Nun try with her parrs old three years work a a tobacco factory where or. # a Cigar in 1887, at River plays queer pranks Mem by is Memphis would like to reach some understanding with the Mississippi River thousands of Dollar were lost when the Stream undermined part of freight terminal allowing them to fall in of the water. The same Stream that washed away this land deposited a whole Oland it it front of ii a wharf by i cupping shipping
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