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The Baraboo Weekly News is
Now the Only Weekly paper pub
lished at Baraboo, the COUNTY
SEAT of Sauk County. You get
ALL the county news in the Bara
boo News (daily or weekly).
60 Miners Entombed in Carolina Blast
Sixth Day Since Ad
venturers Hopped
Off And No Word
From Them
Today is the sixth since the A
mundsen-CUsworth polar flying
expedition hopped off for the north
and the whereabouts and welfare
of the six adventurers remain as
much of a mystery a« ever.
When their iwo planes disappear
ed rom the view oi those at King's
May, Spitsbergen, all communica
tion with them ceased, as Capt.
Amundsen went without wireless
equipment so as to carry as much
motor fuel as possible.
Four Expeditions Discussed
Four possible relief expeditions
to go after Itoald Amundsen are
under discussion. The U. 3. navy
department, with the dirigibles Los
Angeles and Shenandoah at its dis
posal, might make such a move.
Gretir Algarrsou, young Iceland
er, who has been preparing at Liv
erpool. England for a polar flight
in a mmrigid airship, or “blimp” is
hurrying his preparations to be of
possible assistance.
Commander Donald MacMillan,
who will lead an American expedi
tion into the polar regions next
month, is quoted as promising his
immediate help in any relief work.
Haakon H. Hammer, former as
sociate of Amundsen, in Los An
gelos is ready to start on a relief
expedition as soon as" funds are
Want The Right Kind
. of Models Says K. C.
Leader At Stevens
(By the United Press)
“My the design of Cod there is a
I articular time in i boy's life when
he seeks a man upon whom to
mould his character, and it is our
task to get the right kind of men
to serve as such models,” Brother
Barnabas, F.S.C., executive sec
retary of the Moy Life Bureau,
Knights of Columbus, told the dele
gates at Stevens Point, today at
tending the annual state conven
tion of the order.
In his address, Brother Barna
bas stressed Moy Scouting as the
best program for the younger hoys
and as a feeler—among Catholic
hoys for the Columbian squires.
“Between the ages of 12 and 18
is the most important period of the
hoy’s life." he declared, “It is then
liis ideals are acquired, his char
acter formed. In these years ho
needs an ideal. Psychologists tell
us that the vital influence of our
Mves is not what is preached, nor
wlrit is taught, but the human in
fluence, the personal reaction.”
“Every hoy needs a hero to wor
ship," according to Brother Barn
abas. “Pity the hoy whose hero is
the professional pugilist and the
bootlegger. At this time of life,
the boy begins to need the friend
ship of a man. That his home
does not supply this need, that his
school fails him. and- that his
church c-'.nuot meet his needs does
not change his nature. Compan
ionship he must have, and he gets
it where he can —in the street or
in the alley.”
Declaring that recreational lead
ership is still at its beginning, the
speaker asked if there should he
demanded lower qualifications of
those who are going to form the
character of American boyhood
than is asked of the man who fills
teeth, or observes the nation's for
The League of Nations franc is
the smallest coin in the world.
Latest Markets and News By United Press Wire Service
Newspaper Enterprise i Service.
Jewish Editor
Can Sue Ford, Is
Federal Ruling
Federal Judge Knox Tuesday de
nied an application to dismiss the
writ of attachment obtained by
Herman Bernstein, editor of the
Jewish Tribune, against Henry
Ford in Bernstein’s libel suit a
gainst Ford and the Dearborn In
dependent publishing company.
The decision permits to stand
an attachment for $115,000 against
Mr. Ford’s credit, which had been
levied. •
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General Committee
Organized for the
Legion Endowment
Fund Drive, June 1
to 6
I Plans for the Legion Endowment
Fund drive during the week of
June Ist to 6th are progressing rap
! idly according to County Judge
James H. Hill who has been elec
i ted chairman of the drive in the
Sauk county district of the Bara
boo Post of the American Legion.
A general committee composed
of the following members is an
nounced as follows:
Judge James H. Hill, chairman;
H, H. Prange, vice-chairman;
1 Georg Weber,” treasurer; Ralf
j Runge, secretary; Mayor Adolph
Andro; George McArthur; C. M.
Dußois; H. K. Page; George Hood;
E. A. Isenberg; Dr. Clausen F.
jStekl; Harold Boyd, post com
mander; Paul Stewart; and Capt.
; Frank IT. McCosltrie.
The general committee will he
j assisted in the drive by members
! of the local pos.l and many local
j business men interested in te pro
! ject, to raise funds for the estab
lishment of a National Endowment
i fund for)the care of widows and
' orphans of service men who are
! not being taken care of by the
; Veterans Bureau, under the pro
; visions of the existing law.
$5,000,000.00 is being raised
I throughout the United States. The
1 money thus raised is to become a
' trust fund, only the interest is to
I he used in taking care of emer
| geney cases which are not being
1 taken care of by the government
I agencies.
The move has the backing and
support of all of the biggest men
in the United States Including
President Coolidge who is honor
! ary chairman.
Congressman J. D. Beck of the
j 7th District of Wisconsin has* ad
-1 vised (tie local Legionaires that
' he stands ready- to help the drive
!in every possible way. Similar as
] sistance is being offered by every
public spirited man throughout the
j country.
The committee plans to give the
i school children an opportunity to
help in the drive and Miss Essie
! Brooks will help to put the drive
| over in the country school dis
| tricts.
The committee is at present
working out the details of the or
i ganlzation for the drive, and a
complete list of the workers will
| he announced as soon as this is
I completed.
Rich Bootlegger
Is Killed, Chicago
Angelo Genua Italian feudist and
new rich bootlegger in Chicago,
was killed Tuesday.
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lowa’s Gas Tax
The gasoline tax in lowa the
i first month netted a little less than
I If a man thinks that ne knows it
■ all it always hurts when he hap
j pens to learn the truth.
Commencement Week
Opens Thursday,
June 18; Friday
Class Day
(By the United Press)
More than 1000 Wisconsin sen
iors will receive degrees from *he
University of Wisconsin in Madi
son on Monday June 22, when
commencement exercises will take
place at the University.
Commencement week opens on
Thursday, June 18, with the Li
brary school graduation exercises
at the Madison city library at 8
On the same evening at 8 o’-
clock, the annual concert by the
students of the school of music
will take place in music hall. At
8:30 members of the graduating
elas will present the annual sen
ior play, Barrie’s “Dear Brutus”
at the outdoor theater.
Friday, June 19, is class day.
The program includes the annual
alumni council meetings at 10:30
a.m. in Music hall and the alumni
board meeting in the alumni build
ing at. 2 p.m.
In the evening will he held the
class sings and the picnic suppei
at. which Lloyi Vallely, Ashland,
will be awarded the Conference
medal for excellence in scholarship
and athletics. At 11 p.m. the Pipe
of Peace ceremony will he held on
the lower campus...
Saturday noon the senior-fac
ulty-alumni luncheon will be held.
Baccalaureate exercises are ached
uled for 4 p.m. Sunday and the e
vents of commencement day will
get, under way Monday morning
with Station day programs at the
agricultural stock pavilion. Grad
uating exercises will bo held all
day in the stadium if the weather
is fair and if not in the Stock pav
(By the United Press)
Torn by doctrinal difficulties re
garding the virgin birth of Jesus,
the general assembly of the Pres
byterian church adjourned in Col
umbus. Ohio, today, to meet again
next May in Baltimore.
(By the United Press)
The French chamber was sus
pended today when near-riots
broke out at the motion of Deputy
Doriot that the French in Morocco
cease fighting the Riffiians and
fraternize with them.
A censor vote was passdd while :
communists sang “The Interna- !
The session was suspended by
Paul Herriott. president of the j
Divorce Granted,
Portage Court
Catherine E. Leng was granted |
a divorce from Guy Leng in Judge
Kellogg’s court. Portage. The case
was uncontested.
A loafer’s idea of happiness is
nothing to do and lots of time "o
do it in.
Steering Gear
Breaks; Auto
Goes In Ditch
F. A. Nelis o: this city has re
ceived word of an automobile ac
cident in which his uncle, M. A.
Sehmoyer, of Menomonee Falls
had a narrow escape. Mr. Schmoy
er was lay delegate to the annual
Evangolical conference in Madi
son and in company with the Men
omonee Falls pastor, Rev. Will
iam J. Hillman, was driving to
Madison when they met with the
unexpected on highway 19 as they
were approaching Hubbleton. The
steering gear broke and before
they oauld help themselves the
Chevrolet went in th ditch. Both
men were pinned beneath the cai
until passing help came to their
assistance. Mr. Sehmoyer suffered
a deep cut on his head. They were
taken back to Watertown and Mr.
Sehmoyer was sent to the local
hospital, where his injuries were
given every attention. He will
have to remain there for a week
in order to receive proper treat
Rev. Hillman was not seriously
hurt and was able to continue to
Madison for the conference.
| Fifty Thousand Dol
lars Pro-rated By
State Board of Con
i .
(By the United Press)
Counties have been sent the sums
due them for pensions granted to
the blind by the state by the state
board of control. Fifty thousand
dollars was pro-rated, among the
counties as pensions. Counties re
ceiving moneys for pensions in
clude: Chippewa, Eau Claire, Fond
du Lac, Grant, Green, Kenosha,
Langlade and Manitowoc.
Autograph Of
R. Amundson
O. L>. Brandenburg nr Madison
has sent the Sauk County Histor
ical society an autograph of Cap
tain Roland Amundsen the explor
er, w'ho may he lost in the arctic.
Tho autograph was obtained while
Captain Amundsen was in Madi
son some months ago. The souve
nir is most timely just at this
The explorer was horn at Borge,
Norway, July 16, 1872. and made
sea voyages before engaging in
arctic exploration. His first, real
effort was to thread the northwest
passage and was planning to leave
for the north pole when word came
the goal had been reached by
Peary. Then Amundsen turned to
the south pole and reached that
point, on December 14, 1911, just
about a month ahead of Captain
Scott who perished on the return j
journey. During 1918-20 Amund- j
sen made the sea journey across
the north of Russia.
Now he is making an effort to j
reach the north pole on wings, i
As this is written no -word has j
come from the two planes.
Wonewoc School
Is Robbed
The Wonewoc High school was
entered by burglars. Every room
was rifled and a clarinet and $5
in cash are missing. No clew has
been found as yet.
Portage Couple
Wed 25 Years
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Cook. Portage, f
recently celebrated their 25th
wedding anniversary.
Lots of men who never think of j
making wives of their cooks make j
cooks of their wives. *
Claim 800 Page Tran
script of 40 Witness
es Was Stolen
(By the United Press)
Senator Walter Hunt, chairman
of the legislature visiting commit
tee in Madison today announced
published testimony relating to
jonditiGns at the Chippewa Falls
home for feeble minded was stolen
and falsified.”
Assemblyman Paul Ilaihle, Ca
■dott, furnished the United States
Press with a transcript of the test
imony taken by the committee in its
hearings at Chippewa Falls. The
report containing the testimony of
approximately 40 witnesses covers
SOO pages.
Hirst Elected
To sls,m Job
Arthur R. Hirst, former state
engineer of the highway commis
sion and candidate for governor
last year, has just been elected
vice president of the American
Yihrolithic company of Des Moines
lowa, i:i charge of the work of the
company in twelve slates on the
Atlantic sasboard. Mr. Hirst will
take up his new work on July first
and he will move his family from
MadisonUo New York at. that time.
Tho Go?* m
engaged in the manufacture of
road material.
It was reported that Mr. Hirst
has attained a one-tenth interest
in the company and this his salary
in his new position will be $15,000
per year.
Estate of Milwaukee
Woman Goes To
Jewish Organiza
tions and Daughters
(By the United Press)
Because he has “forsaken th *
Jewish faith,” Simla m. youngest
son of Mrs. Devora Weisman, is
cut off from any share in the sl2,
000 estate,, according to Mrs Weis
man’s will, filed for probate in
county court, Milwaukee today.
Sholani, it appears from the
document, has changed his name
to Paul Schaffel and lives at Wau- <
Several Jewish organizations are
bequeathed SIOO each and the bal
ance is to be divided between two
Adams Woman
Is Party Hostess
Mrs. E. Frazier, of Adams enter
tained a number of her friends at i
a 500 party Friday evening. Mrs. i
E. Bloomquist was awarded first!
prize, Mrs: M. Haydus second and
Mrs. S. York consolation prize.
Misses Nellie and Priscilla Bris
coe spent the week-end with friends i
in Winona, Minn.
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Margeson of
Wisconsin Rapids, visited with Mrs.!
Margeson’s parents. Mr. and Mrs.
O. E. Whitcomb, over Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Hintz and :
little son of Brooks visited with j
relatives in Adams Sunday.
Miss Corrinne Briscoe, who is in
training at the Deconness hospital
in Milwaukee spent Saturday and
Sunday with her parents in Adams.
Trout Fry Arrives
For. Portage Anglers
Trout fry has arrived in Portage 4
from the federal government.
Member of the United Press
Thalia Contest
Is Won By Miss
Josephine Bassett
Those who attended tho Thalia
declamatory and musical
program at the High school audi
torium on Tuesday night report an
enjoyable evening’s entertainment.
The Misses Christina Wright
and Fern Hackett were judges of
the contest. First prize, ten
dollar gold piece, went to Miss Jo
sephine Bassett, who gave “Sally
Anne’s Experience.” The second
prize, a hook, was awarded Miss
Efhel Templin who gave “Preten
sions of Charlotte ’’ Miss Lois
Hammermeist'er’s “Commence
ment” was given honorable men
tion and third place. Otheis who
took part in the contest were Miss
es Eleanore Starr, Edna Hunt, aim
; Pearl Frank.
The musical program consisted
lof a piano solo by Miss La villa
I Capener; a duet by Pearl Fits*
I simmons and Valbor Webster with
Dorothy Black accompanying; and
! a violin solo by Valeska Kelly.
Chippewa Indians To
Stage Pageant As
Dedication Feature
(By the United Press)
A pageant representing the early
days in northern Wisconsin and
iMeged-by -4he Chippewa tribe of
i Indians will he one of the features
i of the dedication of Camp Ameri-
I can Legion, Wisconsin Legion re
; hahilitaticn camp, at Tomahawk
’ lake on June 14, it was announced
| in Milwaukee today The page
j ant will he presented by the red
! men in full tribal costume.
The dedication program will last
; through the entire day. During
i the afternoon the actual dedication
’ with the raisfng of the colors will
i take place. The forenoon will he
I devoted Jo an inspection of the
i camp by visiting legionaires. It.
is expected that more than tOO
members of the American Legion
i will he present for the ceremonies.
i 1 ~
Large Class Of
Eagles Initiated
The Fraternal Order of Eagles
held a business meeting at the K
I P. hall, Tuesday night, at which
' time a large class was initiated,
j known as the Mother’s Day class.
: Delegates to the state convention
I were elected. Those chosen to re
j present the Baraboo lodge at the
session in Marshfield. Wis.. in June
* were H. L.. Scott and Mr. Shnied
| er, with W. Larrabee and Mr. Bunn
as alternates.
An address was given by J. L.
Krings, the state trustee, from
! Madison.
, At the close of the meeting a
i fine lunch was served.
(By the United Press)
Administration forces suffered a
' defeat in the assembly today when
te highway bill lost 56 to 31. The
bill would increase the personel
of the highway commission from
5 to 7 members and would raise the 1
pay of the members from $5 to
$lO per day.
A previous hill giving the gov
ernor power to appoint two ex
officio members of the highway
commission lost.
Haynes Claims The
U. S. Going Dry
Prohibition Commissioner R. A.
Haynes declared country at last is
going dry.
Triple Wedding
! \t i triple wedding to be solemnized
j Tune 25, at Rock Island, 111., three
; sisters, daughters of Dr. and Mrs.
!4. C’<. Young will be united in mar
■ nage. Ilian (top picture) will wed
j Ogden E. Johnson of Wausau, Wis.;
Harriett (center picture) will wed O.
1 W Wlckstrom, Stanton, la., and
Eunice (below) will wed O. C. Cobb
of LaForest, Wis. A.l three of the
girls and two of life young men are
! graduates of Augustana College.
I <
(By the United Press)
I Mystery surrounding the dis-
I appearance of Daviil Edick of An
; tigo today deepened with the re
j ceipt of a check signed by Edick
j and made out to Pete Mobelern.
The check just received at the
Antigo hank was made out about
the time Edick disappeared.
Prairie du Sac
Man Breaks Arm
I Samuel Babington, Jr., Prairie
jdu Sac, had the misfortune to
j break his arm while cranking a
car Sunday.
Drs. Stacy and little daughter
and Miss Lorena Ernest spent Sun
day in Stevens Point where they
met relatives and picnicked.
Mrs. Ella Cooper has returned j
'from Madison where she spent the{
winter. She accompanied Mr. and j
Mrs. Wm. Dietrich here Sunday.
Miss Emma Ochsner who form- j
erly lived here but has been in Col- j
1 orado the past eight years is visit- j
ing her brother, E. D. Ochsner, and j
; wife. ’
Mrs. Jacob Stick of Madison and
children have been guest of Mrs.
Albert Stelter the past week.
Mrs. O. L. Yeung spent a week
in Ableman recently.
Mrs. George Steckenbauer visit
ed in Baraboo last week.
When an actress wears her dia
monds while bathing it’s simply
force of habit —she may be used to j
having them in soak. J
The Bara boo Weekly News has a
larger paid in advance circulation
than any other paper published in
Sauk County. Everyone in this
county who does not take the Daily
News should have the Weekly News
Officials Unable To
Say Whether Gas or
Dust Caused Disas
(By the United Press)
Fifty to sixty minors are report
ed entombed In an explosion in the
mine of the Carolina Coal com
pany. a message from Sanford. N.
C., states this afternoon.
Officials were unable to say
whether the explosion which hap
pened Rhortly after dinner was
caused by gas or dust.
No bodies had been recovered
j and word had been sent to nearby
j mines for voluntary aid in the work
! of rescue.
(By the United Press)
Seven men were injured, three
of them seriously, in New York to
day in a strike riot which broke
out in tho garment makers district.
The fight was precipitated when
1 seven men rushed three “open - ’
: shops, forcing the workers to flee
; by lire escapes.
(By the United Press)
The Garey substitute resolution
appointing five members of the up
per house to summon Herman J.
Severson. Ipla. to tell tho legisla
ture what lie knows of graft, vice,
immorality passed the senate, 17
jto lfi, today. Senator Huber cas:
, the deciding vote.
The committee named is Sena
tors Quick, Chase, Englund, White
j and Lange.
An amendment to the Garey sub
! stjtute authorizes the committee
to probe actions of lobbyists and
employes during the 1923 legisla
ture and the present session.
Garey termed Severson a ’’inuck
raker” and declared that he should
j he made to tell the foundations for
1 such statements as that the ad
j ministration horbors harlots and
corrupt men.
He claimed that Severson dodged
every issue and resorted to “the
old political trick of using sub
terfuge newspaper headlines to
cover himself”. Garey declared
that it was time the bluff was eali
j ed.
Building Height
Limit To Stand
By a vote of 40 to 34 the assem
bly-in Madison refused to recon
sider the vote by whKh it killed
the Prescott bill to repeal the staC
law' placing a limltlat.’on of 125
feet on tho height of buildings.
Indiana Dry Raids
Boost Rum Prices
Booze prices are soaring in Ind
iana and the state is more arid
than at any time in its history
after three weeks’ enforcement of
te stringent provisions of the new
State “bone dry” law.
J. V. Norcross of Highland Park.
; Chicago, have returned home after
a visit with Mr. and Mrs. 11. It. Hu
ger. Mr. Norcross is a son of the
late Pliney Norcross, well know n
resident of Janesville. The visi;-
or has a son in the freshman class
at Wisconsin university and saw
him on the trip. , This was the
first visit of Mr. Norcross to Bara

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