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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 19, 1937, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLIII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS FULL LEASED WIRES ON CITY IOWA MONDAY 1937 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 165 BY PROBERS CHARGES FILED GAINST FORD Y AUTO UNION lartin in Washington to Discuss General Motors Sympathy Strike WASHINGTON IP Homer Martin president of the United Automobile Workers announced Monday the U A W had filed charges of discrimination and in timidation against Henry Ford vith the national labor relations aoard Martin said the charges were iled at the boards Detroit of ice Martin flew here from Detroit londay to riscuss with the U A V executive board the strike at General Motors plants at Oshawa Dntario and plans to organize he Ford Motor company plant We already have drawn up lans for organization of Ford Martin said probably he only thing we will vote on is i sympathy strike at General Victors plants in this country Declines to Forecast Martin declined to forecast vhat the board would do or ex iress a personal opinion as to the disability of a second series of trikes in United States plants of General Motors Talk of a General Motors sym athy strike in United States lants followed failure of Premier litchellHepburn of Ontario to egotiate settlement of G M trike at Oshawa where vorkers were idle Hepburn said he had been told j X I O organizers were to brins j n strikes in Canadian eg areas j The premier warned that any urther invasion by the Lewis rganization would bring more rastic combative action than had een instituted to Agreements Broken Union officials said General Motors two greements with them in not set ling the Oshawa strike which ntered its twelfth day Monday first was the February agree nent in Detroit that settled the rolonged Michigan sit down The second union leaders said vas reached just last Thursday in Detroit to cover the Canadian sit ation By telephone from NewYork Alfred P Sloan presidentof General Motors said the Detroit greement did not cover General lotors of Canada any more than t did General Motors employes in or Germany Council Has Meeting A showdown on the expulsion 1 the Lewis rebel unions was xpected Monday at a meeting oi le American Federation of La or executive council in Washing on Although the purpose of the onference was to discuss u gen ral membership campaign it was xpected that the council would x a time and place for a special ederation convention to ratify ast years suspension of the Lewis roups The split between Lewis and the F of L occurred a year ago Go verno rs Oppose Federa I Relief Slash ver the question of craft or in ustrial unions The twinunion sessions opened n the eve of Secretary of Labor ranees Perkins conferences at Vashington to discuss means of stablishing industrial peace under ie Wagner law Secretary Perkins left the con irence program wide open for iscussion of all aspects of indus ial relations to effect a general nderstandicg between workers id employers as to the procedure id method of constructive collec ve Attitude of Employers Questions expected to come up r debate were 1 What should be the ethical at tudeof employers and workers Btering bargaining negotiations 2 What does the Wagner act insider as good faith on the art of the employer in trying to ach an agreement 3 What experiences have the mferees had in negotiating wage jreements 4 Does an employer have to uer into an agreement after ne 5 How are employers to riego ate with unorganized 6 What constitutes an unfair bor practice ourt Repeater Gets What He Asked for WARREN Ohio UP Last ne Ed Britton appeared before dge R R Speak on a charge of toxication he heaped coals of fire his own head If I come m he cried I wish u would give me six lis time the judge did LOOK INSIDE FOR HENKY H DENHARDT Await Laws I Slaying Mystery PAGE 2 Iowa Highway Fatality Toll Up to 122 Total PAGE 8 II Duce Sees Folly of SpanisirRebels PAGE 4 COL 2 Pilots Favor Own Ball Clubs as Races Start PAGE 9 History of Kings of England in Pictures PAGE 16 ADMITS HE HIT GIRL VIOLINIST Booking Agents Statement Solves Hammer Murder in New York NEWYORK Ross swarthy Broadway booking agent admitted to police Monday that he struck pretty Tania Lee lova 24 year old night club vio linist who was fatally beatenin a rehearsal studio but added that she hit me Ross statement police claimed solved the crime IKthan 24 hours after the girls body was found be hind draperies in the soundproof Times Square studio Sunday Brought here from Mountain dale N where he was found in a drunken stupor at the home of his estranged wife Ross was kept ignorant of the fact that Miss Leelova had died He said that he and the girl were in the studio together They quar reled he admitted over his atten tions to her which the girl had found unwelcome She hit me he said She hit me with a stick or something I dont remember Then I hit her I dont remember what Police said the weapon was a hammer found in the studio BOY 2 FOR EXPLOSION THAT KILLED 9 Childs Battered Body Is Found in Basement of Wrecked Home MUSKEGO thorities believed Monday that two and onehalf year old Ray mond Waszak caused the explo sion which scattered his farm home over an acre and killed his mother and seven brothers and sisters The childs battered body was discovered Monday in the base ment not far from where 50 pounds of pyrotol a low grade dynamite had been stored Only survivor was the father John Waszak who had purchased the explosive several years ago lor stump blasting He was outside the house when the blast lifted it off its foundations and dropped it in smouldering kindling Sunday night Not Badly Injured Farmers and Waukesha county deputy sheriffs fcvmd Raymonds body It was not badly injured be cause the explosive character iscially spent its force upward Investigators were uncertain how the boy could have detonated the charge but knew of nothing else which might have set it oft The dead Mrs Mary Waszak 54 John 20 Louise 18 Lottie 16 Eleanor 14 Helen 12 Frank B Joseph 5 Raymond Easily Set Off Del Meyer a neighbor who handled explosives that pyrotol exploded easily and might be Vet of heat JohnWaszak said that four de tonator caps commonly used to discharge explosives in blasting had been left in the basement He said there had been no fire in the furnace Sunday and that he could think of no cause for the explo sion Waszak stoically fed his stock Monday while neighbors raked the wreckage of his home He wss more composed than Snnday night when grief and shock numbed his tongue but he stiU moved as though dazed Awaiting Trial for Murder Robert Suhay and Alfred Power New York jrunmen shown in jail after their capture await trial for the slayingof Federal Agent Wimberley W Baker at Topeka Kans To Seek Death for Killers of Federal Agent Monday to charge two New Yorkgunmen with demand the death the father of a young federal agent who was cut down by bullets in the postoffice here Friday prepared to return his sons body to their Arizona home United States District Attorney Bees PHILLIES SCORE FIRST TRIUMPH Open Baseball Season With Win Over Bees on 11 tH Inning Homer BOSTON Philadel phia Phillies Monday 1937 baseball season in victory Morris Arnovichs homerun in the llth inning giving the Qualrsrs a 2 to 1 triumph over the Loston TOO LARGE IDLE ESTIMATE SEEN BYVANDENBERG F R Message on Relief Needs Is Expected This Week CHICAGO advance of President Roosevelts expected re lief message tocongress this week state governors presented an al most solid front Monday against reductionothe federal program it a greater burden on the states Their views obtained by the Associated Press in a national sur vey showed sentiment strongly favoring continuation of the Works Progress administration the Civilian Conservation corps and other federal employment agencies on the present a year scale Only Two Opposed Only two a democrat and the other a repub the time had come for the states to lift thi re lief load from the governments shoulders SeveraJ contendedthere should be a loosening rather than a tightening of Washington purse Removal Urged strings Arguments that higher taxes arsps of Four Powers Get Ready to Blockade Spain LONDON of Great Britain Germany and Italy and official observers of many nations took up posts Monday off the coasts of wartorn Spain and on the Spanish frontiers of France and Portugal At midnight Greenwich mean time they will start in the name of 27 European nations the first effort made to confine a war by physical means within the limits of the territory in which it is being fought Life Termer Escapes ALBANY Sum mers serving a life term for the murder of Max Sjoblom Daven port Iowa auto salesman in 1934 escaped from the Dougherty coun ay chain gang camphere and fled in an automobile Fair Skies Little Mercury Change in Iowa Tuesday Seen skies and little changeun temperatire are in storeJor Iowa Tuesday the weatherman said Monday The temperature rose 18 de grees from 44 to 62 herein a lit tle less thzin three hours Mon day morning The weatherman said this condition of wideex tremes would be true for the en tire state The lowest temperature Sunday nightwas 33 degrees at Marshall wKle Glarinda registered Sundays WANTAD APRIL1724 Of Course You Can Mail your letter tellingof Want Ad it in the GlobeGazette or have itVpost marked not later than 6 For most interesting letter eich day a Prize will be Sit right down and write yoisr may be a win ner S S Alexander planned to issue warrants charging Alfred Power and Robert Suhay accused of an Katpnah N bank rob bery with the murder of Wimt fit ly W Baker 27 federal bureau cf investigation agent shot in the as he participated inan at tempt by Gmen to arrest the two men when they called for mail at the postoffice here I To Ask Death Penalty Alexander said he would ssk thedeath penalty the accused men They are held for safekeep in the strongly fortified Jackson county jail in Kansas City Mo Their arraignment the district at torney indicated would be held before a United States commis sioner either in Kansas City or in Leavemvorth location of a federal penitentiary H L Baker Yuma an Ari zona state senator and father of the slain agent said he will take his sons body home for funeral services and burial Baker died in a hospital here Saturday After an emergency op eration and at least two blood transfusions were Admit Topeka Shooting J Edgar Hoover director1 of the federal boreau of investiga tion said in Washington that Power and Suhay had admitted the Topeka shooting Hoover said his information was that Baker bad surprised Power at a post otfice window and that Suhay had fired upon the agent from a lookout position he had taken up some distance back of his partner Both men then ran from the building and fledi They were captured Friday night without a shot being fired by Komer Sylvester 5 foot 4 inch sheriff anl his deputy at Platts mouth Nebr Sheriff Sylvester re lovered additional was found in a room in a Kansas City the men had occupied Thursday Baker was federal killed in the line of duty since 1925 Two veterans Guy Bush for the Bees and Syl Johnsonfor the Phillies were the opening pitchers the former going the route Johnson was relieved in the ninth by Wayne La Master who received credit for the vie The Bees were the first to score Vince DiMaggio tallying on a forceout inthe fourth The Phillies tied it in the seventh Charley Scharein made the run on Pitcher Johnsons single After extra inning Arno vich rookie outfielder drove a four base hit into the leftfield bleachers for the winning run Arnovich was robbed of a poten tial homerun in the A driveheaded for the bleachers was deflected by aspectator back on to the field and the batter was credited with a double and bankruptcy would followa national relief budget cut were advanced by many the chief executives Gov Elmer A Benson of Min nesota epitomized the majority comment of the governors when he said I dont see how we could pos sibly takeover any more of the load If we are do it if may the On Other Side Democratic Gov Richard C McMullen of Delaware and Gov George D Aiken of Vermont a republican were the only fiat dis senters It is time for this state and all states to assume thewhole burden 1 and take immediate steps to see thatthe people become indepen dent of said Governor Mc Mullen By that I mean the states should strive to see that all taken off the relief rolls and given employment of some From Governor Teller Ammons of Colorado a democrat came a alea for increased federal relief help VANDENBERGS FIGURES ON JOBLESS CHALLENGED Senator Vandenberg injected intocongressional discussion of re lief needs Monday an asertion that current estimates of the jobless were perhaps to his calculations on the social security boards registration of employed Vanden HARKY C WHITE IOWA SEN ATE IN HEATED DEBATE Breen Urges More Funds for State Hospitals for Insane HOUSE REVIEW PAGE Z DES MOINES Iowa senate plunged into a heated de bate Monday when Senator Ed ward Breen D of Fort Dodge urged the chamber to turn down portions of the house economy budgetand grant larger appro priations for state hospitals for the insane Vote on the question was de layed when the chamber went into executive session to receive ieport of the appointed to investigate acts and conduct of Harry C White state control board member Breen asked that in place of the appropriation for the state hospital at which had substitute as recommend ed by the state comptroller Addi tional amendments on file would grant other hospitals and board of control institutions similar inj creases Overcrowded Conditions Tbe Fort Dodge senator des GONTROLBOARD MEMBER UNFIT REPORT CLAIMS Senate Postpones Action on Recommendation to Governor DES MOINES The Iowa senate in executive session Mon day received the report of an in vestigating committee which said Harry C White state control board member is incapable and unfit to discharge the duties of his The report signed by all mem bers of the committee except Hen ry J Grunewald D of Blairs town recommended that the sen ate ask the governor to remove White a Vinton democrat from the position which he has held since July 1 1933 The document cited a section of the code which permits the gov ernor with the consent of the sen ate to remove such appointive of ficers Immediately after the report was filed Whites attorneys charged that the investigation which he said centered about placement and removal of children who were state wards from private homes was sponsored by personal motives Action Is Postponed The senate decided to postpone action on the report until after it has completed work on the appro priations bill It is for the best interests of the people of the state of Iowa that he be removed and that a new appointment for that position be the report said The investigation of official acts and conduct of White started several weeks The senate voted Hie investigation at the insistence of Mason dem ocrat of Brooklyn While the report was still in the hands of a secret session of the cribed what overcrowded he said were conditions of the the The Bees made fourhits all off IberS arrived at m Johnson while Bush allowed are only about eight REMEMBER ZETTE WANT GLCBEGA ADS BRING Bridge Over Seine Collapses One Hurt PARIS UP A temporary bridge across the Seine alongside the Pont des Invalides not fa from the Eiffel tower collapsed Monday One person was injured collapsing steel framework narrowly missed two buses filled with passengers 3 The Weather FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Mon day night Tuesdayincreasing cloudiness no decided change in temperature MINNESOTA Partly cloudy to cloudy Monday night and Tuesday except fair in extreme east Monday night slightly colder in northeast Monday night rising temperature in west and south portions Tues day IN MASON CITY weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday C7 minimum in Night 37 At 8 A Ml Monday 57 Precipitation Trace Figures for 24 hour period end ing at 8 oclock Sunday morning MaximumSaturday 63 Minimum In Night 39 At 8 A M Sunday 54 Precipitation Trace employed He called for an accurate au thentic current census of the un His statement urew immediate attention ofmembers of the house census committee which Tuesday will consider legislation for such a census Predicts Its Defeat Chairman Mahon of a subcommittee considering the bill commented that there no re quest from the administration for the legislation und predicted it wouldnot be Vandenberg also got 3 reaction from Dr labor sta tistics commissioner who noted a reference es timates of the unemployed and said it had made none Lubin also said that by Vandenbergs calcu lations there were more employed now than at the peak of the 1929 boom Will Decide Bonds will send congress this definite day has not been estimate needs for the next Fiscal authorities said this figure woild be an important factor in thv final determination of whether I the government must issue addi I tionLl bonds when in For the second time in April I discount bills come due in June the mercury touchel the Sunday afternoon 6j degree mark 3 degrtes Sucre of what is generally considered to be summer temper ature The preidous time was on the afternoon oi April 13 however was the springlike day expeoEonced andone could almost the growth of tulips and other vegetation whidi get off to an early start President Roosevelt called 10 aiministration leaders to the house Monday to go over a new set of budget figures for the nsxt fiscal year Among those invited to the con ference to be held late in the were Yice President Garner actingBudget Director Daniel W Bell Sraaker Bank head and Secretary55Morgenthau hospitals the scarcity of nurses and physicians and the need for a program of medical treatment for insane patients If you vote for the socalled economy Breen said you may as well placeabovethe door oi those institutions the legr end Abandon all hope ye who enter If you favor the economy fig ure you say to the people of Iowa Lets be satisfied that there are two graduate nurses for each 500 patients Lets be satisfied that patients are warm and fed and cant fall out of bed because they sleep on the Senator Leo Elthon R of Fer tile who opposed the suggested increases said candidates pledged a reduction of taxes during the primary and fall campaigns and that the pledge should be fulfilled No Money for Cures I am said Senator Koy Stevens D of that the policy at state hospitals for the insane is not to attemptto cure the patients merely to take care dont have money enough to give the proper treat ment for So very few pa tients are returned to society and the waiting list keeps piling up It seems to me that it would be economy to vote an additional amount and restore some of these people to When it finishes with the board of control section of the appro priations bill thesenate plans to take up controversial sections pro viding annual appropriations for of Iowa Iowa State college and the State Teachers Minnesotan Killed as Tram Hits Car LA CROSSE ald Ives 21 Houston was killed and five others injured Sunday when their automobile was struck by a Burlington Road passenger train between North and South La Gfosse More Visitors for Prisoners in jail DETROIT must be something ner county jail turnkey said aft er finding that 253 prisoners had at the over the weekend attorney for White issued a state ment describing the entire pro ceedings as an assassination of Complete x He said that in his opinion the evidence offered including the files in the cases of the wards of the state board of control was a complete vindication of the up rightness devotion to duty and conscientious conduct of the af fairs of the office by Mr This Walters statement in my opinr ion has set back progress in child welfare anything that could have happenedat this ses sion of the legislature and the wards of the state will suffer by reason of this attack on their friend for years to A number of witnesses at se stet sessions oft the investigating committee were families in which childrens home wards had been placed One family at thestart of the investigation claimed their wards had been taken away from them without reason Transcript Prepared A bulky transcript of testimony taken during the investigation was being prepared for filing within the next few days Walters said that the com plaint of those seeking the inves tigationcenters around four fam ilies located in PoweshXek county and arises out of the taking of state wards from certain homes in the latterpart of 1934 and early part of 1935 Two of the Walters statement continued arenot materially involved and one of them was behalf of Mr White The chief complainants Mr and Mrs Zumwait have been constantly and continuously for more than two years by letters and personal interviews propa gandizing their grievances and seeking a senatorial investigation Senator Mason Accused It appears that Senator Mason of Poweshiek county has aided and abetted them during this en tire period for reasons best known unto Members of the investigating committee were Mason James Gillespie D of Des Moines Henry J Grunewald D of Blairstown Hugh Lundy Bj of Albia IB C Whitehill R of Marshaiitown and Stanley Hart R of In his fonnar statement Wal ters charged that the investiga tion was instigated by a desire for personal This investigation was spon sored by the same man Mason who as chairman of the oint house and7 senate claims coramit statementsait1 ol Jifs attorneyxfees 6t tbe Jiouse the attorney general had said was illegal He as the same man who as chairman of said joint claims committee obtained the   

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