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Syracuse Herald (Newspaper) - August 23, 1933, Syracuse, New York 1 THE HERAED u the Only Syracuse Newspaper With and Cable Both the ASSOCIATED PRESS and the UNITED PRESS GREATEST NEWSPAPER INDEPENDENT Owned and Made in Syracuse Hurt ol Nation's Industrial Empire E HERALD CITY EDITION cuing 56 NO SYRACUSE N Y WEDNESDAY EVENING AUGUST 23 193.3 THREE CENTS 90 IN PERU ON CRIPPLED COAST LINER Milk Profit Inquiry Opens as Dealers Ask Price Rise State Board Investigation Starts With Conferences With U 3 Officials to Scope Open Friday Dealers Cite Losses Increase in Price to Consumer Held Necessary Albany Aug 23 State Milk Control Board today opened its promised tion into the profits of ers who sell New York State consumers their milk rles an- tbat Dr Leland Spencer milk expert of the Gornell College of Agriculture had been retained by the board to conduct the investigation and wass work in New City today Chairman Baldwin also announced that the board on Friday will urate conferences In New York with Federal authorities milk boards or other states The that the solution of the milk Industry's problems is a matter that cannot be handled to best advantage by New State alone because ol tne How of milk In Interstate commerce We're going to give Dr Spencer n free hand as he sees fit In Investigating the Mr Baldwin said He at once the mation that all milk will be asked to get together so it can be audited by certified accountants books of representative dealers will be studied as far as we see fit The board plans to spend the re- maining of a tive appropriation for tional employes in this connection will be chosen as far as possible Irbm Civil Service lists he said Dr Spencer was chief adviser to the Pitcher legislative milk tee whose investigations resulted In creation of the one-year board milk control A group of New York City milk dealers told the board today that their plight was as bad as that of the farmers that they had been fering heavy losses in their business in recent months At the same time Henry S Manley counsel to the milk board made the announcement that New York State fanners will get more for their August than they received for an equal quantity ol milk In March This farmer price Increase of 80 per cent in four months stands most entirely to the credit of Control Maniey said The counsel declared that farmers received In March and will get In August He made hia statement in a prepared speech for delivery before the Cobleskill Rotary Club The milk dealers were heard at a continuation ol the newest cerics of hearings on the problems of farmers dealers and consumers 1 see by the said Julius Marcus a small New York City dealer that the board Is going to check up on dealers profits we can't wait to be checked up need help Immediately Marcus and other dealers said they j on Page 5 Column 5 need an Increase of hi their chare of the amount the consumer pays for a quarter milk Since the existence of the control board we have continuously been losing Marcus said I sell Father Coughlin Scores NR A Expects Hoover in Fiery Speec Star Witness THE REV CHARLES E COUGHLIN Radio Priest Tells of His Actions During Crisis Criticizes Acts Toy Plans New Request to Former President to Appear Detroit Aug 23 cies of former president Hoover were criticized by the Rev Father Charles E Coughlin today before the Grand Jury investigating Detroit bank ures There was corn for the pigs of the priest shouted but not one loaf of bread for the ing people of Michigan The radio priest whose denunciation of Detroit banks and bankers last spring aroused national interest testified as star witness before the Grand Jury Inquiring into bank failures here day In the latter 1933 he called Governor of Michigan while he was Concluded on Page 11 Column 4 Editor Found X JL In Ohio River C rjus a Body Bound Wi Are Weighted Friends Flout Suicide But Coroner Declares Coshocton Man Took Own Life light le but the Coshocton O Aug 23 weird death today around the trussed and weighted body Fred S Wallace crusading editor and publisher Coshocton Tribune which found In the Muskingum River i hinted at dead editor's said suicide was out of the Wallace's ankles were bound gether with heavy Wounds were lound eye and body was plow point weighing about pounds and ft small I He disappeared early Sunday after seeing his Sunday to press The body was found by two boys In a shallow point of the river Wallace a widely known and Ing newspaper known have made many enemies through his editorial page but police refused to consider any theory that he had been slain for revenge Although not making a formal statement Prosecutor Russell Lyons said he believed there were more Indications pointing fact that the death was self-inflicted than Ho the possibility of- foul declared It suicide but the A formal verdict of suicide was returned by Coroner Floyd W Craig Suspect Held J n i AI u JL c Of Hotel Man Mulcted of in Confidence Game U S Agents in Hunt Police Believe Prisoner Is Stock Broker Who Put Over Deal Schenectady Aug 23 000 stock swindle by of torlous confidence i t wag revealed today by Schenectady police after Federal authorities arrested one In Gary Ind The victim was John M Gaynor hotel proprietor police said The swindle took place In a Schenectady hotel last November J Edgar Hoover head of the United States Secret Service informed Chief William that Federal agents taken the suspect Arthur piner into custody late yesterday Funston believing the man to be the j G Gregory who engineered the detained Two officers were dispatched to Gary to return on a rant charging grand larceny the swindle known York City police and that the D- S Bureau of tion in the the perpetrators through Its finger print department records According to authorities Gaynor was Induced to hand over to Gregory and two to prove to the through whom they had won a large sum of money that the investment they had mode on paper was bona then allegedly stood Instructions and lost the The swindlers left the hotel Informing Gaynor they would raise the money to cover his loss That was the last he saw of 400 cans of milk a day 33 people In July I lost 81.000 I Concluded on Page 2 Column 5 Thieves Hold Oil Paintings for Ransom Montreal Aug oil stolen from the Watson gallery and valued at 816 000 sere held for ransom today by thieves who threatened to cut them to bits and return them thus to the Art Association ol treal If you do not want to play cards our way you can Inform your police to go end aha them for note received by association officials Chief of Philippine Army Air Depot Dies Manila 23 William B Duty 43 commander of the United States army's Philippine air depot blood poisoning Major Duty was a native of Sackets bor N Y His widow and Uo survive Army Officers Swap Wives In Unique Love Switch Major Trades Brunette For Blonde in Friendly Divorce Remarriage Action Kas Aug 33 For L love's sake two Army officers have traded wives legally It is natural for a man to fall In with another man's wife and for woman to tail in love with woman's husband Thus he explained why Mrs Stuart MacDonald a brunette Mrs Bradford his own wife a became the wife of Major MacDonald All was in ft friendly manner by the two couples well known Fort gether Mrs MacDonald and Mrs Bradford went to Ark where they established residence to take advantage ol the divorce law They lived in the same house They were represented by the same attorney After Lee Seamster Judge In the decrees tne two etrange marital exchange Together they went to the county clerk's offices and secured marriage licenses Then both couples were married by Frank Lloyd justice of the Captain Bradford and the former Mrs MacDonald have returned to Major ald and the former Bradford have gone to a civilian camp in sylvania where he Is stationed The ter now Is living with her father and his second wife 43 Is a native of New a West Point v Captain Bradford 37 entered the army In 1917 from civilian life He Is a graduate of Virginia Military institute An authority on coursing meets Captain Bradford a cavalryman has competed abroad In horsemanship milor it Break On Coal Trade Johnson Concentrates on Winding Up Pact for Bituminous Field Retail Hearing On Million Jobs Seen in Hours Plan for Stores Washington Aug 23 problem of shaping a final code of fair practice for bituminous coal again today overshadowed the fold activities of Ad- However the only word on progress was that a break might come any and that not only Administrator Hugh S Johnson but President Roosevelt himself was ing constant tab on developments This word came from ministrator Kenneth who handled the coal hearing While the coal went on privately between officials tors and labor leaders in separate of- fices factions of retail trade began airing animosities In public hearings advocating suppression of forms of competition denounced by witnesses unfair A group of seamen representing the Marine Workers Industrial Union and headed H Jones of Baltimore veo at of General son to present a- demand for a code for ship crews longshoremen and bor workers After consultation outside General four spokesmen lor the 20 men who came presented their statement to Edward P McGrady labor adviser General Johnson The delegation also was received by General Johnson and the four sat desk and told their story There of the un- armed police guard two days outside Johnson's office In expectation of the group which had been labeled among police authorities as Communistic The gation today such tion Hearings were begun this morning on the women's dress industry with Grover Whalen of New York the man who composed a strike In the tirade at the start of the week leading off with an outline of the agreement he had fashioned and which is proposed as the basis for the code Indications were given that final on the code for the bile industry might have to wait a couple of days or more while General Johnson worked out his promised in- on the open shop sus closed shop question which has become a major Issue both for auto- mobiles and coal A possibility developed that this Interpretation shaped to the limits within which industries could assert their intention to deal with or come out when the coal agreement finally Is shaped up The question of minimum wages in the coal to major complication to be settled Reconstruction Finance Corporation officials meanwhile expressed their Concluded on Page 5 Column 4 Senate Passes Tax Anticipation Plan To Help Villages Albany Aug 23 designed to aid New State lages In financial distress by them to Issue certificates of deposit In anticipation of taxes was passed unanimously today by the Senate The measure sponsored by Sena- tor George L Thompson Kings Park Republican would empower the board of trustees of any village to issue the certificates and sell them for vace value at a private sale would be used only for the purpose for which the certificates were Issued The certificates could used by purchasers for payment of taxes Taxpayers It was pointed out would gaining the interest on the certificates when paying and villages urgently needing funds would not be compelled to go to bankers to borrow additional monies Leave Iceland for Faroes On Way to Europe Iceland Aug 23 Col and Mrs Charles A Lindbergh left at A M the ward route to Europe Their ate destination was the Faroe Islands north of the Shetlands but their plans beyond that point are Salad it Coconut North Syracuse Lobster Blue Plate Served King's 1405 Valley Dr Old Dominion Liner Imperiled by Coast Storm r Low Stocks Aid Syracuse Price Fixing Producers and Majority of Retailers Clear Shelves for Fall Woll Sees New Era Federation Head Finds N R A Bringing Eco- nomic Changes ATLAS Stag Writer of The Herald While retail merchants of Central New York today indicated their pre- covery Administration codal provisions through reasonably low Matthew Woll as president of the American observed the Blue America inw economic day in an address iere before the 70th annual conclave of the State Federation of Labor Central New York trade fares yielded reports generally that retailers the freedom of small stocks today starting from scratch in their race with the Blue Eagle for recovery John W Howe secretary ol the Manufacturers of Syracuse revealed that are also entering the fall son with small inventories and are cases awaiting the demand for production Mr Woll addressing labor delegates In the Onondaga Hotel today pointed out similar circumstances in all ness and Industry and declared that the impression which the National Industrial Recovery Act has already made upon the of economic life can no longer be removed Other major in the recovery movement In this section of the State were as Acting Postmaster Edmund L Weston announced that em- representing ers had filed certificates of com- up to noon today Syracuse NBA leaders will draw up new plans for the crusade at a session Tha condition of light inventories In factories and retail shops today wag regarded by as ly suitable to the present recovery movement Although In scores of cases merchants have heavy stocks on hand the general Inclination has been for retailers to clean house In order to accept the final judgment of Gen Hugh S Johnson for fixing Concluded on Page 6 Column 4 Passenger liner Madison of the ern Steamship Company and map of Virginia capes section where ship course from New Druggist Found Wife Near Here Pittsburgh Aug 23 bodies of a New Kensington druggist and the wife of a friend were found In Pean township today after the two failed to return a house party last night The dead are Edwin V Kerr whose wile was reported on a vacation In or near Syracuse Y and Mrs Delia Gradler 24 mother of two children In automobile police found a box containing e capsule believed to be poison The bodies were in the car Morgue attendants were unable to state exact cause o death Mussolini Lends Hand to Haul Big Gun Into Position Italy Aug 23 Mussolini made himself hero today by lending a sturdy hand to assist In pulling a canno up a hill toward during the army ers He arrived by automobile while ar- tillery men of the third regiment were struggling to drag a 105 mm gun Into position I'll give you a hand the premier said whili le a sergi He shouted sturdily Gale Sweeps Way Inland Toward North Weather Officials Declare Hurricane May Hit Capital Leaves Bureau Believes Force of Storm Will Be Lessened Washington Aug 23 violent storm described variously by naval and weather bureau officials as hurricane or near hurricane In- Second SOS Heard From Ship Fighting Way to Port Madison Battles to Safety of Shelter at Norfolk today to he sweeping inland from the Virginia Capes on a generally northwesterly course Bureau estimated that if the storm which traced sinuous shifting course as it came up from the south maintained its present northwesterly direction it would pass over the National tal before Although it left a trail of distressed shipping -In Its wake weather reau officials were of the opinion that Its force would be considerably It moved inland R H Weather Bureau forecaster said the storm which early today against the Virginia coast had done the unusual for a disturbance in the tropics by striking north of Cape Hatteras with great Intensity Lines of communication In Virginia and parts of Maryland were disrupted during the morning and no reports were available ol the damage dons Naval officials expressed able apprehension that damage in the Norfolk area may have been serious The disturbance was first reported to the weathe bureau lass Thursday It was then In-the vicinity of the West Indies and was labelled as an- other of the series tropical storms which begin there or In other South Sea areas In the late summer and early fall months Lack of communication from sels near its center has hampered the bureau in keeping track of It The path of the present storm was described today by the weather bureau as having been sinuous winding In and out at in- Advance warnings of the storm reached the Sister Ship Near Gale Moves North May Hit Washington Before Night New York Aug 23 The coastal liner Madison with 90 persons aboard is proceeding under her own power in the teeth of a southeast hurricane toward Chesapeake Baj the Eastern Steamship Lines offices were advised today by the steamer a sister ship The reported the ison was mating about two and shortly after P M E D T was 20 from the bay and the safety It affords from the raging open sea The messages from the ton signed by Its skipper Captain Hannan indicated the Madison in no danger according to an official ol the lines At D T the Intercepted a second distress message from the Madison saying ths vessel was SO miles northeast of Chesapeake end that Ita homing Is Whether referred to the for- ward carried away today or another section could not be learned Coast Guard Saves and the gun sped up the hill morning In a drenching rain and upon the artillerymen cheered him I high wind The ABC of the NRA Every man woman and child in this city will be affected as em- ployer employee or consumer by the industrial codes and the dent's agreement to put men back to work shorten hours and increase wages What Is your problem in connection with the new industrial an Member of a trade How much must you pay to meet the minimum Are commissions counted as Can boys under 16 be employed at any kind of work? Are union contracts How are your employees Are you a What wage will you re- will your hours Can you be Can you do Can you work part Are your tips U you get any figured Into your What do you want to know about N H Frame your clearly telephone the Syracuse Herald between the hours of 9 and 3 P.M week days ask for the department and dictate your question We will Immediately forward your query to our Washington bureau which will get the correct answer provided a ruling has been made and your question with its answer will printed in a special A B c of the NRA in tUs Ume Give our office Initials to Jou can your question and answer as printed THAT'S AS SIMPLE AS A B Crew of Schooner talk Aug 23 jone a liner about 90 persona aboard sent out SOB calls today caught in a hurricane crashing against the Mid- dle Atlantic Coast The 3 S Madison with 37 gers and a crew of about 50 aboard was in distress har entire forward house battered away off Cape Charles The crew of the ing schooner in distress off gull shoals or the North Carolina coast was cued by guardsmen from the station Tha schooner was thrown up on the beach by a high tide shortly after sailors were taien oS Coast guard patrol boat 209 was re- ported standing by two dredges 60 men on board in heavy seas off seven foot Knoll lighthouse peake Bay The dredges owned the Company of Baltimore are In no Immediate danger the firm's offices reported The gale of hurricane Intensity swept Virginia and North lina coasts early today and moved northward this afternoon after ing extensive damage to coastal towns and shipping Street of Norfolk were strewn with wreckage Beach B ner resort near here reported most the homes there either destroyed r badly Other towns and cities In North and Virginia were damaged r isolated Communication lines -ere down In many areas One of two dredges caught in the torm today off Seven Foot Knoll on Chesapeake Bay sank i s the coast guard patrol boat 209 tood by It was reported First Id not say whether the 30 men pre- lously reported on the dredge wera saved J The wind which reached a velocity f 70 to 80 miles an hour later to 20 miles an hour Huge tj waves however continued to roll- the beach Several colonies of ummer vacationists along the coast till were Isolated Flooded streets of Norfolk were except on foot Downtown treets were a tangle andl alien trees Work of clearing was begun immediately More than 1.000 negro residents at he city staged a roman holiday They warn In the streets and snouted their oy at coming through the storm Many of homes damaged by the wind and water At Ocean view a summer resort emerged from their homes where they had barricaded themselves the storm struck night and went to wearing bathing stilts and carrying their clothes la arms Capt W S Heath master of Madison flashed Coast Guard head quarters a plea for Immediate M- TWO Guard swung tround the Virginia rapes into the teeth of the hurling on Page Z Colamn 3 THE WEATHER Bain tonight and Thursday morning not
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