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Albert Lea Evening Tribune (Newspaper) - April 19, 1937, Albert Lea, Minnesota The weather partly Cloudy to Cloudy tonight and tuesday except fair in extreme East tonight slightly colder in Northeast tonight rising temperature in to hot in tit h Nar Flop \1 ii Pitt Lutts 64 minimum 44 this upon 66. Volume Flthe evening Tribune Hull leased wire news report of the associated a Russ Albert Lea. Minnesota monday april 19, i of telephones business offices 2 0 72 editorial offices 3030number 92benson Calls on Senate for tax cooperation a meeting widens split nine killed in explosion state Senate charges filed against Ford on Wisconsin farm Home votes boost in by head of Auto Union gasoline tax elected by editors Lewis Union Back to Chain gang Council May set time and Date for expulsion Steps a membership drive and court ruling on Wagner act to come up. Washington april 19 Ute a members of the american federation of labor executive Council said today the group was near the Point of breaking finally with unions aligned with John l. Lewis rival commute for Industrial organization. Frank Morrison a. F. Of l. Secretary said it was conceivable the Council session opening today would move for expulsion of the Lewis a rebel unions. This would he done by fixing a time and place for a special federation convention to ratify last years suspension of the groups. Discuss member drive the ostensible purpose of the Council meeting however was to discuss a general membership Campaign and the situation created by the supreme courts validation of the National labor relations act. J As the members went into see j Aion Lewis met a few blocks away with leaders of the United automobile workers to consider plans for organizing employees of the Ford motor company. A possible first move was filing of charges against the Ford com-1 Pany with the National labor rela a tons Board. Homer Martin automobile Union president indicated in Detroit recently this might he done. Ford plans expansion despite the threat of labor difficulties the Ford company announced plans for expansion of its Plant. An official said Henry Ford had j approved construction in Detroit of a 2,500,000 cube foot Gas Holder a was High As an 18-Story the break Between Lewis and the american federation of i it Abor came a year ago Over the question of Craft unions or Industrial unions. Mother and eight of ten children perish�?50 pounds of explosives in basement reason for blast. His wounds fatal s. J. A a slim Scarborough who has escaped six times from Georgia Chain gangs since being sentenced to life for the a a Hitchhiker murder of a Motorist in 1925, is shown in Atlanta As he surrendered to authorities. Muskego wis., april 19 la a farm Mother and eight of Ber ten children perished last night when an explosive demolished their two Story Frame Home. Coroner Martin e. Fromm a Iii. His evidence indicated 50 pounds of explosive stored in the basement was responsible for the tragedy. The dead were mrs. Mary was Zak 46 John jr., 20 Little 16 Louise 18 Eleanor 15 Helen 12 j Frank 9 Joseph 7 and Raymond i 2%. All bodies recovered eight of the bodies were recovered last night and that of Raymond was found today near the spot where the explosive was stored. Coroner Martin Fromm said Evi l Dence he gathered indicated 50 pounds of explosive stored in the basement was responsible tor the tragedy. J John Waszak head of the family i told a hysterical Story of How the House raised off the ground and collapsed As lie stepped out of the barn where he had been a doing the 1 pawing in ruins amendment adopted to restrict collection of new Levy to july i 1939 a measure goes to House for final approval. St. Paul april 19. Ltd it the state Senate today approved a l event per gallon increase in the state gasoline tax with an amendment to restrict the new Levy to july i 1939, which the House has yet to accept. The state Gas tax thus would be come 4 cents a gallon w Ith an additional 1-eent tax collected by the Federal government making the to Tai Levy 5 cents. The amendment to limit the collection of the extra been assessment to two years was sponsored by senator Charles Orr St. Paul Senate majority Leader. It was adopted 35 to 25. Measure returns to House the vote on final passage of the Bill As amended was 45 to 21, with the favourable derision anticipated since the upper Branch voted 50 toll saturday to give the proposal a special order. The measure now goes to the the bullets of two new York a tin men he sought to trap in Topeka has., claimed the life of Wayne w. Baker above Federal agent on his first assignment. He died in a Topeka Hospital of four Bullet wounds. Treasury maps new borrowing the scene by the terrific Detona tion found him Dazely pawing the ruins. They helped carry the children All still alive from the shambles. Physicians said the six All died shortly after from basal Skull fractures. The Mother was killed instantly. Del Meyer a neighbor who did an d. Ten one blasting for Farmers in the Vicinity open bids today on $50,000, of up Porter the ejpl09lv, in a in a. Too of discount Bills issued Waszak Home was Pyro Tol highly. To delicate and used for on anticipated income lax Stum s receipts Little Hope for two other children were not at Home when the detonation occur House which first reports stated the first neighbors summoned to would reject the Senate amendment i to limit the collection of the extra cent tax. Senator Orr in moving for his amendment said that Quot Many of you senators Are voting for this because you think you re going to get some additional roads As promised by the Highway department in return for your support of the added taxation against the people who have to drive a Well by supporting _ this amendment to restrict the Levy blasting 0f top additional tax a continued Topeka kan., april 19 j Orr. A you will be Able to determine government made really today Federal agent Dies of wounds killers of a Man face death penalty a Edgar Hoover says gunmen admitted Topeka shooting. President of United automobile workers makes claims against Detroit manufacturer to National labor Board. Washington april 19 Ltd it Horn or Martin president of the United automobile workers announced to Day the la . Had filed charges of a discrimination and intimidation against Henry Ford with the a tonal labor relations Board. Martin said the charges were Iii de at the boards Detroit office. Martin flew Here from Detroit today to discuss with the i Aav exe Euteve Board the strike at general motor plants at Osh avva Ontario and plans to organize the Ford Mot or company Plant. A we already have drawn up plans for organization of Ford workers a Martin said a a probably the Only thing we will vote on is a sympathy strike at general motors plants in this country. Martin declined to forecast what the Hoard would do or express a personal opinion As to Tho advisability of a second series of strikes in United states plants of general motors. Labor Board is ent on alleged charges Detroit april 19 la rules of the National labor relations Board prevented confirmation or denial today of an announcement by Homer Martin president of the United automobile workers in Washington that charges had been filed against the Ford motor co. At the seventh Region office of a. Ii. Kirchhofer above of the Buffalo evening news was elected president of the american so piety of newspaper editors at its annual meeting in Washington. Ile succeeds Marvin ii. Creaser of Milwaukee. Ppm Fttie pm fat Lulu i i ill Ollir i being curbed construction Cut sharply in order to fit Agency for whatever farm tenancy program Congress approves Washington. April 19. La the construction program of the reset Dement administration is being cur tailed sharply officials said today in an Effort to to the Agency for the labor Board it was explained j whatever farm tenancy program balanced budget. I red. Whether you get your new Revenue needed to charge two new Yolk gunmen with murder and demand the death pen Washington april 19.�?lr a the Treasury launched a new borrowing operation today opening bids. On r be federations policy has been $50,000,000 of discount Bills issued to organize each Craft separately. In anticipation of third Quai ter in impatient with the a. F. Of l. Come tax receipts in mid septem policy Lewis formed the committee Ber. For Industrial organization with the Secretary Morgenthau said he sex United mine workers As its key petted to borrow 150,000,000 week Union. Nine other big unions join by or an indefinite period to drained him. All were suspended by the lain the Treasury a Cash working federation. Balance. Perkins Calls meeting the new borrowing aroused spec the meetings of leaders of the elation by Federal financial author rival labor factions were on the tics As to whether further Bonds Ever of a joint business labor con issues would be necessary in june Femme called by Secretary per discount Bills aggregating $300,-Kins, to discuss problems of collect <00,000 come due then coincident Tive bargaining under the Wagner with june 15 tax receipts. H to i an answer to this question May both Lewis and William Green be contained in the presidents president of the a. F. Of i were message to Congress this week re among those invited. Rising budget estimates for the Secretary Perkins left the Confer 1937 and 1938 fiscal years. Ern e program wide open for discus fiscal experts said the major Sion of All aspects of Industrial re factors of uncertainty w Ere the Sav Mationg to a effect a general under Ings to result from the president standing Between workers and pm order for Sharp Economy by All de players As to Hie procedure and payments for the remainder of the method of constructive collective year and the figure to be fixed As necessary for Relief. Many officials saw Little Hope the budget could be balanced by the beginning of the 1938 fiscal year As or. Roosevelt predicted last january. Tax receipts were $100,000,000 be Low estimates in March indicating London april 19. Llu jewels 0tal receipts for the period Possi valued at $105,000 bounced along in by be As much As $500,000,000 fashionable Regent Street today below Tjie estimates on which the w Hen a robber attempted to hold up presidents prediction was based. A jeweler s messenger. 1 the gems included Coronation tiaras and heirlooms left for Altera tion. The messenger was struck on the head. As he fell his bag burst scattering jewels along the sidewalk. The robber escaped. All the jewels w Ere recovered. Wheat prices take big jump supporters of the Bill contended j Alty while the father of a Young that new Revenue approximating $4,-j Federal agent who was Cut Down j 000,000 annually is needed to meet i by bullets in the Post office Here i Federal Highway Aid. The House also i Friday prepared to return his charges were not made Public until preliminary investigation do. In a pop i closed a basis for a formal com plaint that could not lie settled without a hearing. There was no comment from the Ford company. European markets gain from 7 to to cents to recover losses american markets move upward in response. Approved a $2,000,000 Highway Bond Bill advocated for the same purpose but that measure apparently buried in Senate committee. The state Senate today gave a Spe Elal order for a Bill backed by sen Ator George Siegel St. Haul to ii Cense funeral directors. Hill wedding of Mountain girl is investigated Tennessee officials Bride of Man 33 years old. Suspect Only 12 $105,000 in jewels Bounce on sidewalk phils defeat bees Chicago april 19.�?ltv�?skyrocketing of wheat prices in european markets where gains of seven to a1 most ten cents were scored led to a further Rise of Domestic values today. Foreign markets recovered a Good part of last weeks sensational losses. Prices were swept upward More than nine cents at Rotterdam and at times almost eight cents at Liverpool. Wheat values Rose in these markets just As fast As they tumbled in last fridays debacle of be in. Nova Hamby undersized Mountain Yoi a a if. He a win May wheat at Liverpool was Quot Phum univ a Rampp or a a j Sain agent said he will take Edas High As $1.394 at one time and closed at May at rot i Spon sible but i intend to find out a a Ril n., Midnight sit Iii ter dam closed at $1.304. Hospital lure mar Midnight butt Chicago wheat Rose Almon three the Marriam a Iceme Ifred the Cento at times on top of saturdays a it is k by her grand. Upturn of almost that much May to her Gaid Ghe a it t wer wheat Here cot up around 1.33 at Marr cd mar b Jug the Early High. Much of the buying abroad was Madisonville term., april 19 a District attorney general Beecher Witt sought additional information today on the marriage of be songs body to their Arizona Home. United states District attorney is s. S. Alexander planned to Issue warrants charging Allred Power and Robert Suhay accused of an $18,000 Katonah A Bank Rob Bery with the murder of Winberly w. Baker 27, Federal Bureau of investigation agent shot in the Back As he participated in an at tempt by g men to arrest the two men when they called for mail a the Post office. Will ask death penalty Alexander said he would ask the death penalty for the accused men. They Are held for safekeeping in the strongly fortified Jackson Conn to jail in Kansas City to. Their arraignment the District attorney indicated would be held before a United states commissioner either in Kansas City kan., or in leaven of Worth kan., location of a Federal Penitentiary h. In Baker Yuma an Arizona state senator and father of the his songs body Home for funeral services and burial. Baker died in a Congress enacts. Secretary Wallace and subordinates in the Agency it was Learned have been culling a list of 150 pro eels suggested when Rexford g. Tit Well was administrator. The resettlement projects chosen j for completion to be announced 1 soon Arlt expected to place emphasis on scattered farm units rather than on Model Rural Ami suburban corny Init its. Congress recently provided $79 000,000 Foi the Agency tut spokes men said these funds would be used chiefly for Loans and Grants to drought victims in farm areas. I ii tendency Bill approved by the House agriculture committee provides for expenditure of $42h, 000,000 in the next four years. Of finals said Little of this would go for construction other than farm attributed to an official estimate that Argentina has an unexpectedly Small volume of surplus wheat. Wheat at Buenos Aires shot up More than six cents. 2-1, in la innings stolen Money paid at Epperson Tenn. The District attorney general said criminal action where cause is found could be brought und a the state Law enacted shortly after the marriage of 9 year old Eunice win Stead to Charlie Johns 22, at Snead Ville Tenn. Day. Admitted shooting j. Edgar Hoover direct r of the Federal Bureau of investigation said in Washington that Power and Suhay had admitted the Topeka Vandenburg thinks jobless Roll too High Washington april 19�? up a senator Vandenberg Republican i Norton Michigan injected into congressional discussion of Relief needs today an assertion that current estimates of the jobless were perhaps 5,000,-000 too High. Baking Dis calculations on the social Security boards registration of 26,000,000 employed Vandenberg arrived at the conclusion there Are Only about 2,975,000 unemployed. Ile called for a an accurate Boston april 19.�?upi�?the Philadelphia nationals Defeated the Boston bees 2 to i in la innings today in a morning patriots Day game. A crowd of 10.000 watched the seasons opener which ended when Norris Arnovich dropped a Home run into the left Field bleachers. Philadelphia. Too too too of 2 too too too 00�?1 Thompson la masters and ii son Bush amp Lopez. Osaka april 19�?lf a grieving because an a chivalrous thief stole 200 yen $56 from miss Helen Kel Ler upon her arrival in Japan an Anonymous japanese vindicated a j tonal Honor today by leaving a gift i of 250 Ven at miss Keller a hotel. Shooting. Hoover said his Informa-1 tion was that Baker had surprised Power at a Post office window and that Suhay had fired upon the agent from a a a Lookout position he i had taken up some distance Back of his partner. Both men then ran from the building and fled. They were captured Friday night without a shot being fired by Homer Sylvester 5 foot 4 Inch Slier Jiff and his Deputy at Plattsmouth St. Paul april 19�?lf a the dead neb. Sheriff Sylvester recovered line for motorists to Purchase la $4,800. An additional $6,954 was Cense plates for 1938 and thereafter round in a room in a Kansas City g. M. Strike spread to . Forecast Ostia a oui april 19. Of spread of the general motors strike to the United states within a few Days was expected by United automobile workers Union leaders today As Premier Mitchell Hepburn warned of a More drastic action Quot to halt a a invasion of Ontario by the committee for Industrial organization. It was Learned from the Union High command that officials expert de to order a walkout from general motors plants in the i listed states Homes and buildings for tenants. Unless the Oshawa strike which has made 3,700 workers Idle is settled. Leaders of the automobile worker Union an affiliate of the John l. Lewis committee for Industrial organization were known to have Dis cussed spreading the strike below the Border yesterday after the a a of lapse of Hepburn s second major Effort to Settle the walkout w Ith to organizers barred from the negotiations. G m. Broke agreement Union officials said they Felt general motors had broken two agree meats with them in not settling the i Oshawa strike which entered its 12th Day today. The first was the i february agreement in Detroit that settled the prolonged Michigan sit Charles Mattson to revealed to Jown. Day new threats have been made the second Union leaders said against members of his family but i was reached just last thursday in exp eased Detroit to cover the Canadian is Tun Kidnap slay i tion. It was this understanding that hired. Formed tile basis of the abortive sat i he father a d lives of Muriel i urday conference called by Premier his 15-year-old daughter and Wil Hepburn and which he charged fail Ham 16, his remaining son. Have de when c. In Millard local Union both been threatened. He express mat sons get new threats father of slain boy reveals new letter threats against family a feels confident Slayer will be captured. Tacoma Wash april 19 of or. W. W. Mattson father of slain Confidence his songs soon would be Cap to Helen Keller Auto License plate deadline set nov. 15 head a double crossed him. Homer Martin president of the International Union t United Antonio bile workers of America declared last night no strike would be called in the United states a a tomorrow after flying to Flint mich., from Oshawa. Was set at november 15, next in hotel the men had occupied thur Stead of february 15, under a Bill Day. Miss Keller Blind and deaf since passed by the state House of repro a a birth turned the gift Over to the sen tat Ives. The vote was 72 to 15. Gtd belief the threats were from in the first interview since Charles body was found in an Everett wash., Thicket Jan. La or. Mattson disclosed the threats came in the flood of letters delivered at his Home every Day since the kidnapping last dec. 27. The last it w As Learned was made less than two weeks ago. A they worry mrs. the fund for Relief of Japan a Blind. Bride married beside mothers open coffin Glen Ellyn 111., april 19. Up ail-1 miss Louise m. Koeck was married u. S. Experts study Gold import quota thetic current census of the his statement Drew immediate attention of members of the House census committee which tomorrow will consider legislation for such a census. Beside the open coffin holding the body of her Mother a few minutes before funeral services for the latter. The Bride who married Peter b. H. Buchanan said the unusual nuptials were held because her Mother requested it. The plates under the measure will be available for Purchase on october i but must he paid for by november 15 to avoid penalty with the Auto owners Given until january i to display the plate. The existing Law allows the owner until Veteran St. Paul detective Dies St. Paul. April 19.�?-lf a funeral services for Henry Cummings 69 Washington april 19. A of a gov april i to affix his License plates year old retired St Paul police de eminent financial experts Are to the car studying tile possibility of placing trying other strikes Hepburn declared he had received a definite knowledge from police that to organizers were trying to bring of strikes at the International lab it Zkiab �?�a"1�?T by 1 am Nickle mine near Sudbury and in a Quot a Are simply the work of Franks the Kirkland Lake and Porcupine undoubtedly they represent mining areas in Northern Ontario. The government he said was keeping a close Check on George Anderson Cio organizer for the mine Mill and smelter workers and other organizers. Criminal element which walks oui streets every Day As a potential menace to every he admitted each threatening letter is carefully scrutinized by Federal Bureau of investigation agents. Some 40 of whom Are still stationed a quota on Gold imports some con Gressmen heard today to help former Mayo doctor Dies Santa Barbara Calif april 19 Yective will be had at 2 . Wed Quot let me Tell Lewis and Bis gang in Tacoma. Mesday in the Godbout funeral Chap Here and now that never get Al. A member of the St. Paul police their greedy paws on the mines of Western Union meeting department for 26 years Cummings Northern Ontario As Long As i am Duluth april 19�?lf a sessions Quot he said. Conferees in deadlock Over Revenue Bill governor seek to avoid necessity of special session singles out a shortcomings of Senate plan hints at Compromise. St haul april 19 of govern of i Elan a Benson in an Appeal to the tilt Senate for a a cooperation today expressed belief a special legislative session a in the near future May be avoided if both houses con i centrals on tin tax problem. In a letter to senator William r Richardson Rochester presiding officer of the upper Branch. Governor Benson said problems other than taxes May in the future necessitate a special session i a i feel that in the near future on May be avoided if both the Lineal and the House in the few remaining Days approach their tasks in the spent of cooperation a the governor said. Leaves out needed levies the Senate omnibus tax Bill was singled out by the governor As omitting a several proper and necessary sources it tax Revenue sin h a the occupational tax on Iron a since it is my duty to approx or reject what you do a he tooting de Quot i feel xxx constrained to say that if you propose to solve the Tam problem through one tax Bill the you should make it compre Bensho enough to include All legitimate to matters and All proper sources of singles out defects governor Benson singled out Quot Short comings Quot in the Senate omnibus Bill that included it contains no provision for legislation to terminate the a present mining tax it does not provide for a tax on. Mortgages. The monies and credits tax would raise Quot Only about $1,800,000 in additional Revenue a As compared with $6,500,000�?� in the House Bill. It does not contain a tax on Public utilities makes recommendations the governor recommended for inclusion in the Senate omnibus Bihi i two measures relating to Iron mining adopted by the House. One Bill provides deduction of sales Corm missions and penalties for High i Ollaca Content on Iron Ore Ami i quires the capitalization of net profits from tin Mineral at a rate of j interest not exceeding 6 per cent. 1 the other Bill urged by the governor provides for the reassessment i by the state tax commission of any of a1 estate upon application by the i county Board after the institution of a tax suit Over valuation is claimed. Passage of the above two Bills is necessary if the milling tax strik is to be settled on a fair and proper basis the governor said. Public utilities tax also recommended to the senat was a tax on Public utilities a such o a House measure which a Tea Only the excess the governor recommended oth to legislation to the Senate which included Hie following Bills All passed by the House the Homestead exemption tax the measure to outlaw importation of sulk Breakers the House labor Bill patterned after the Wagner act adult education and youth legislation establishment of a stat department of Public welfare or regulation of Power resources changes in cooperative Laws housing a permanent state planning Board and veterans welfare consolidation. Hints at Compromise the first hint of a possible Compromise on the controversial tax granted j came from governor Benson today As the state legislature swung into its final week with the senat and holism conferees still deadlocked on the Revenue raising measure. Governor Benson modifying by stand on the Rax proposal for to. First time said today he stood ready Quot to be convinced that a Senate House Compromise measure would meet administration standards in that event the governor disclosed he would sign the tax Bill. Governor Benson emphasized however that he was not a yielding a from his former attitude toward the Senate proposals. Quot my position remains unchanged a said the governor. A but that in no Wise Means that i will auro it naut Cally veto any Bill reported out by Compromise of the two houses. I stand ready to be convinced on any the five major Points of Issue in the Check the inflow of foreign a or. E. Mcdonald former staff fought a Duel in March 1934, with prime minister he said. Of a three Day biennial convention several legislators who keep j physician of the Mayo Brothers John Dillinger in a St. Paul apart j the strike which has been Mark of the association of Western in a the on Jug Bill As compared with abreast of monetary developments j clinic in Rochester minn., died in a ment House. He wounded the ganged by peaceful picketing went into Ion employees of the Central division various House tax measure said however they doubted the traffic court Here today of heart Ster but was untouched by Dillin jets 12th Day with no outward sign embracing six states opened here1 practicability of such a restriction i disease. Germs bullets. Of weakening. Today. I continued on rage 2

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