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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - March 28, 1937, Salt Lake City, Utah The Weather or rain Sunday southeast Detailed Report ou Page 8 B VOL 134 NO 165 City d tvtrf morning Katerad at UM at Bait ai iecond clui matter actSlSaiS SALT LAKS CITY UTAH SUNDAY MORNING MARCH 28 1937 Local Metal Market Silver newJy Silver foreign 45c Copper 1625c Lead 6958700c Local Settlwnent Copper ISSOc 94 PAGESTEN CENTS EARLY HINTED AUTO STRIKE K Duce to Cease Sending Units To Aid Rebels Pledge Conditioned on Neutrality Observance by Rest of Nations Hitler Responds Suggests England Use Influence 011 France in Moderation Note ROME March 27 Italian government disclaiming any inten tion of violating the nonintervention agreement was declared by in formed persons Saturday to have assured Great Britain it will re frain from sending more volunteers to Spain This assurance reported delivered by Count Dino Grandi the Italian ambassador to Foreign Secretary Anthony Eisn in London was quali fied in government circles to in clude the statement Unless other nations start to do so again Divisions like battleships are al ways in readiness for any eventu ality but there is no intention of sending them to Spain official spokesmen said Assurances Given The authoritative Giornale dTta 1ia in a London dispatch concerning conversations between British diplo mats and French Foreign Minister Yvon Delbos on nonintervention in Spain said It seems Delbos took a heroic decision to brandish the swqrd after learning from London Tuesday that the British government considered as very grave the situation created by Grandis declaration that no Italian volunteers would leave Spain before the war ended Had Delbos consulted the French ambassador in London he would have been informed that tranquiliz ing assurances had already been re ceived from Rome Hitler Replies The newspaper added that M Delbos suggested to the German am bassador in Paris that Reichsfuehr er Adolf Hitler use his moderating influence with Premier Benito Mussolini and that Herr Hitler had responded with a proposal that Great Britain use her moderating influence on France MADRID March 27 ment troops clung to positions on the Pozoblanco front Saturday night after their commanders said they Mistood an insurgent charge hundreds of the attackers were killed Correspondents with the insur gent army said the insurgents driv ing across the western part of the Sierra Morenas smashed successful ly against government lines and won control of the mountain water Ditspatches to Madrid related the government militiamen had held the ground they gained in the last two days offensive in the face of a severe onslaught by insurgent tanks and airplanes The Pozoblanco sector in north ern Cordoba province about 350 miles south of Madrid is the key to the rich mercury mines of AI mnden General Josa Miaja the govern ment commander who has sent his man in hard attacks at the enemy since he took complete charge in central Spain recently had a new column moving westward toward Continued on PaRe Four Column OUR Life at End Benjamin F Bauer S L Merchant as Illness Result Benjamin Bauer Head of Hardware Company Built Large Business Benjamin Franklin Bauer 72 president and general manager of the Salt Lake Hardware company and outstanding business executive of the interniountain west died at a Salt Lake hospital Saturday at 3 p m following an illness of sev eral weeks Mr Bauer had been in the hos pital since February 11 suffering from carcinoma Two major opera tions failed to stop the ravages of the disease which finally claimed his life Organizer and principal stock holder of the Salt Lake Hardware company his business genius had built the institution to one of the foremost wholesale houses in the west Mining Activities He also interested himself in min ing activities of this region in which he also became singularly successful Not only did he enter the field of metal mining but coal mining claimed his attention as wel Born in Eden New York July 8 1864 he was the son of Henry and Magdelene Schweikhart Bauer He graduated from high school and then entered the business world as a clerk in Buffalo in 1884 From Buffalo he went to Chicago where he worked for several years as a salesman Feeling he might find opportunities in business for himself in the west he came to Utah in 1888 The following year he decided to open a general hardware store in Salt Lake City which became the Salt Lake Hardware company From that point a biography of Mr Bauer is really the history of this institution to which he devoted most of his time Incorporates A little store in the old Alta olock the present site of the Ness building was the scene of the operations while it was stilt a part Continued on Three Column Two Educators Will Seek Answer To Jobless Graduate Woes NEW YORK Mnrch 27 dozen heads of public schools in theUnited States this spring will search for an answer to the high school graduates complaint I cant get a job The tour was announced Satur day by the national occupational conference a Carnegieendowed institution which will finance the project A survey showed there are in some occupations more jobs than there are men qualified to fill them To prcpnrs students for these employment trends indicate increase in number in the next few con ference advocates wellrounded courses in vocational training The tour will let one school su perintendent know what otner schools are doing along this line It will begin May 3 in Minneapolis and end May 14 in New York Visits will be paid lo Milwaukee Wis Indianapolis Iml Cincin nati Ohio Providence R I Buf falo N Y Newark N J and Washington D C Ench of these cities has achieved n peak in one or another phase of tha vocational education problem Court Change Backer Closes Road to Truce Senator Ashurst Asserts Plans to Compromise Will Be Disapproved Waxes Oratorical Four Governors Urge Enactment of Bill in Concerted Radio Drive WASHINGTON March 27 Senator Ashurst Arizona debo nair leader of the fight for the Roosevelt court reorganization bill emphatically closed the road to compromise Saturday night At a time when the several oppo nents of the bill are advancing a number of compromise suggestions generally in the form of consti tutional amendments Ashurst de clared that none would be ac cepted Earlier in the day opponents dis cussed a suggestion that they go to the White House in a body to see if the president cannot be per suaded to accept one or another of the alternative proposals But said Ashurst the president should not and will not make any changes in his own plans For tiimslef he added Never shall it be said that I slipped through the meshes of a compromise I am against com promise I want a clean victory or a clean defeat Concerted Drive The weekend brought too a concerted radio drive for the bill by the governors of four southern states Governors Leche of Louisi ana Graves of Alabama Rivers of Seorgia and Johnston of South Carolina urged enactment of the bill as the simplest and best method of resolving the conflict between court decisions and administration de sires Ashurst his usual good humor and expansiveness enhanced by the fact that he was celebrating the wentyfifthsnniversary of his en trance to the senate sat at his desk Saturday and with ample gesticula tion and abundant metaphor an swered questions about the status and propects for the bill It will be impossible first of all le said for the opposition to pro pose in committee that a consti utional amendment be substituted for the presidents bill The rules 3f parliamentary procedure forbid le added The bill must first be voted up or down he added Then they are at liberty to bring up any consti tutional amendment they desire But there must first be hearings on hem He predicted that the hearings Continued on Ptcc Three iColumn One Engineer Dies In Rail Crash CLAYTON N M March 27 The second railroad collision near lere in the last three months left one dead and 14 injured two seri ously Saturday night Dan Horan 40 of Trinidad Colo engineer of a Colorado Southern passenger train died en route to a nospital here after he had been cut from the crumpled steel of his en gine cab with acetylene torches The train crashed into a south bound freight ten miles from here shortly before midnight Severely hurt were 4Mrs A L 21ark Denver and B Debler Texline Texas who suffered frac ured neck bones Physicans said they would recover Others hurt were John Butz Trinidad fireman of the freight train who suffered a crushed shoul der C E Greenwalde fireman of the passenger train who was cut and bruised in leaping to safety three other passengers and seven hoboes who were riding the freight train Examination at the hospital here showed Mrs R F Pool Jr of Dal las Texas Mrs O H Haggle Den ver and Mrs Mattie Herron Waco Texas were shaken up and bruised The seven unidentified qjcn who were riding the freight escaped with minor hurts Voices Rise in Paean to Resurrected Redeemer Hymns praising the resurrection of Christ will be snug by both old and young on Easter Sunday in thousands of churches throughout the United States Frank Pyke left and William Rank members of the boys choir of St Marks Episcopal church inSalt Lake City arc shoivn in front of the cathedrals SitDown Out Of U S Hands Says Robinson V WASHINGTON March 27 Senator Robinson of Arkansas the Democratic leader said after a con ference with President Roosevelt Saturday night that no condition has so far arisen which would warrant federal intervention in sit down strikes The only strike situation in which federal action might be invoked he said are the following 1 Where federal laws are violat ed and where federal property Ls interfered with 2 Where state authorities under e federal law ask the services of federal agencies to preserve law and order and to prevent violence Robinson said that except in in stances where one of these condi tions exists the federal government cannot act under the constitution or under a decree of courts It is felt he said that the sit down strike situation in a gcrcra sense is improving MnUps Statement Standing on the portico of the White House Robinson made the statement after he and Vice Presi dent Garner had talked for more than two hours with Mr Roose velt Speaker Bankhend and Represen tative Rayburn Texas house majority leader had conferred ear ier with the president for an hour Garner had nothing to say about the conference except that he was deaf dumb and blind Earlier said only that he general legislation situation was discussed He declined to say whether the conversation touched on sitdown strikes This afternoon Secretary Perkins Continued on Pup Five i Column Fnnrl Christian World Joins In Easter Observance Pope Pius Summons Strength to Greet Pilgrims to Throne of St Peter Warring Spirit Prevails in Jerusalem By the Associated Press Easter the day of resurrection dawned over a troubled Chris tian world Sunday In many lands Christian ritual and pagan rite mingled strangely as celebrants observed the day according to their lights On New Yorks Fifth avenue and on many other avenues across the continent gaily dressed men and women made it a day of personal display In Germany where the doctrine of neopaganisra has arisen to chal lenge the word of Christ huge fire wheels throwback to a pagan era leaped and rolled down the long green hills In the black canyons of the south west tortured men carried again the cross lashed by the cruel whips dread Blood Brothers of in selfflagellation of the Christ Pope Pius aging head of the an cient church summoned his strength in Rome again to greet the pilgrims to the throne of St Peter And again he criticized those who would curtail the church se lecting this time Mexico where he said open profession of ones faith can require really heroic conduct In Jerusalem the holy city where nearly 2000 years ago the Prince of Peace arose this day there was im pressive celebration But there too there is no peace as men serving three different masters struggle for its ancient altars To the worlds children Eiistcr was Easter a joyous time of colored eggs bright clothing and feasting American children hunted brightly colored eggs on lawns and fields Belgian children were prepared to tap1 their egg against their rivals an ancient custom In Flemish provinces the Haeck endover procession perpetuating the pagan Druid adoration of the water was watched by thousands Bava rian peasants dragged a gilded horned ram to the church to be blessed a rite going back to when the ram was a sacrifice to Wotan All over the Christian world peo ple watched the weather In the United States the weather bureau recommended Easter finery with fur lining In Germany people watched the sun hopeful of seeing the three leaps of joy it is supposed to give on Easter morn Once Famed Cricket Player Found Dead LONDON March 27 Albert E Relf once a famous English cricket player was found shot to death Saturday on the cricket ground of the college where he had coached Iny for by 25 years A pistol Friends said the coach had been in bad health for sorre time arm also had worried over the illness of his wife Easter Paraders to Need Furs in Most of U S WASHINGTON March 27 Weathermen warned the public Saturday night that furlined fin ery would be in order for most of the countrys Easter parades Cold and generally fair weather was the prediction for a large por tion of the riitior Cloudy skies threatened in some spots Here and there weathermen thought they discerned a promise of oc casional snow In sections of the mill and far west freezing weather showed I signs of abating slightly by Eas ter morning but easterners but toiieu up collars against another cold day Snow flurries threat ened In eastern mountain sections Dixie shivered at predictions of subnormal temperatures The Georgia forecaster could promise nothing better Mian 34 to 12 de grees for his state Down in Ar kansas and northern Alabama a snowfall Friday frosted Eastcr weather prospects New Yorks Fifth avenue Eas ter strollers had the word of the weatherman that it woult be a chilly affair with clear skies but a temperature hovering around the freezing point The far northwest had a nor mal temperature forecast and California mostly fair Residents of Chicago and vi cinity scanned an abnormally cold prediction Kansas City and midwest states however found some cheer in a cloudy but not quite BO cold forecast Vessels Speed To Rescue of U S Freighter HONOLULU March 27 in a wide area of tho northeastern Pacific turned Saturday to the aid of tf leakingand helpless American freighter Volunteer which was fighting a losing battle against the sea 840 miles off the coast of Japan A second distress call within four hours turned the big liner Empress of Canada off her course to go to the rescue At the same time several Japanese freighters began a race to the Volunteers side In the van of the rescue ships the British freighter Fresno City neared the scene in a 240mile run she started when the Volunteer sent her first call for help at a m P S A second call for help at 4 a m to the Empress of Canada said The Fresno City is coming to my assistance Water is gaining fast Request you come also The Empress of Canada was 635 miles from the Volunteer The various messages indicated the Volunteers crew of about 40 had been fighting trouble since be ing buffeted by a severe storm two days ago Spa in Chrysler CIO HeadsBelieved Close to Peace Oflicials in Conclave With Governor During Greater Part of Day Murpliy Confident Lewis Attorneys Launch Injunction Move for Labor Act Compliance LANSING Mich March 27 An authoritative source said Sat urday night that several plans for settling the Chrysler automotive strike had teen submitted to a peace conference but none has been satisfactory to both sides A rumor circulating outside Gov ernor Frank Murphys conference room was that one proposal under consideration was forthe Chrysler corporation to recognize the United Automobile Workers of America as the collective bargaining agent for its own members and refrain from recognizing any other group This lacked official confirmation Departure Abandoned Walter P Chrysler the corpora tions chairman and John L Lewis leader of the striking workers aban doned plans to leave Lansing for the week end They and their as sociates were in conference with the governor for the most of tha day recessing Saturday night an hour for dinner During the afternoon union coun sel asked Circuit Judge Allen Camp bell at Detroit to issue a manda tory injunction requiring the com pany to recognize the U A W A as the sole bargaining agency for the 67000 Chrysler employes 60000 of whom are idle The unions request for exclusive bargaining powers has been the chief obstacle to settlement of the threeweeksold strike since the sit downers evacuated the plants they had held 18 days Everything Satisfactory When the conferees recessed to eat Governor Murphy jovial despite the discomfiture of a cold told re porters I doubt if we finish tonight Ev erything is going satisfactorily how ever A reliable source close to the con ference said it was significant that Chrysler and Lewis had remained here after they had planned to re turn to the east for the weekend This informant indicated that he considered their action signified that they held hopes of settling their differences soon Had they carried out their plan of leaving Lansing for Easter they would have had to return next week to complete their ncgouations File Cross Bill Filing a cross bill to the Chrysler petition or which Judge Campbell enjoined sitdown strikers from oc cupying the corporations factories the union asked that Chrysler be restrained from violating the na tional labor relations act which pro vides that a majority membership in any plant entitles a union to ex clusive bargaining representation A CotiUnutrl on Five Column OnO Situation in Motors Strike As Peace Parleys Go Ahead By the Associated Press United Automobile Workers of America asks Detroit cir cuit court to order Chrysler corporation to recognize it as sole bargaining agency under Wagner labor relations act as peace conferences continue at Lansing File petition with Circuit Judge Allan Campbell whose injunction ordering sitdown strikers to vacate Chrysler plants was ignored until truce plans began at Lansing Governor Murphy says Walter P Chrysler corporation chairman and John L Lewis head of committee for industrial organization closer together on issue of sole bargaining recognition Chrysler and Lewis prolong conference in hope of agree ment sending 80000 automotive workers back to lobs next week Resumption of operations would affect 60 000 Chrysler employes nearly 20000 in Briggs Body plants Settlement may provide basis for composing strike dif ferences at Hudson factory in Detroit employing 10000 and Reo truck plant in Lansing Mich Lansing mayor acts as mediator in conference between management and strike leaders in Reo dispute involving 2200 workers
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