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Burlington Daily Hawk Eye Gazette (Newspaper) - April 19, 1937, Burlington, Iowa Forecast generally fair not much change in temperature Iowa a oldest newspaper Usu stagi�?8 feet 9 inches fall of it Inch since saturday the daily w i or at Lviv Eye gazetteer to a Juye. 1933. Vol. 4. No. 246. She Sassas Burlington Iowa monday april 19, 1937. Audit sum bus or tbsp Bab of dismissal Liurni pts r la May Rule Spain \ blast Price-3 cents. White it licit Over s3,000,-Lber non of eras v la a prepares it As he age or ,4�t Odin . D today of that Jai Bud pvt this Oono a for the a iced How Vince which it effect by i by men t Aid it Endi Tures. Blast pm Auto nones 9 in farm Home Muskego wis., april 19.�? . A authorities believed today that two and one half year old Raymond Waszak caused the explosion which scattered his farm Home Over an acre and killed his Mother and seven Brothers and Sisters. The child a battered body was discovered in the basement not far from where 50 pounds of protocol a Low Grade dynamite had been stored. Only survivor was the father John Waszak who had purchased the explosive several years ago for stump blasting. He was outside the House when the blast lifted it off its foundations and dropped it in smouldering kindling. Farmers and Waukesha county Dep Uty sheriffs found Raymond a body. It was not badly injured because the explosive characteristically spent its Force upward. Investigators were Uncertain How fun charges against Ford Union seeks help of labor relations Board in struggle Washington d. C., april 19. Homer Martin president of the uni i sheriff and Deputy capture gunmen ifs it l r Relief v. D formation of a military dictatorship under the leadership of Gen. E As pres Jose Miaja above commander in re a mount chief of Madrid s defense has been rent fiscal urged in european left Wing Polit traction and Leal circles As a solution of the 1 the boy could have detonated the House for j Spanish civil War. Which threatens charge but knew of nothing else inference onto end in a stalemate through sex j which might have set it off. E. Hails Ion of resources by rebels and the dead the White loyalists read in Roosevelt us message were Lobo n. Garner sury Henry Morrill Bell acting l Eaker William b. T Robinson sen is a. Pat Harri Mississippi sen. Democrat. South House shows some Speed tin Rayburn House a Democrat. Texas rep. Passes Bills to License Auto re for Democrat Colo rep Robert Houghton North Carolina. Titer Hall ame. Faience was scheduled a t Aller or. Roosevelt re a i throwing out i he first in the it baseball sea dealers Levy on non residents Iowa income e me Testim mrs. Mary Waszak 54. John jr., 20. Louise 18. Lottie 16. Eleanor 14. Helen 12. Frank 8. Joseph. 5. Raymond. 3. Fathers Story of explosion the father was incoherent with grief and sheriffs deputies believed it unlikely he would be Able to explain the explosion even when he recovered his composure. He had been in the barn j St before the blast. He said he had just stepped to the barn door preparatory to leaving for the House 50 feet away when the dynamite exploded. A flying Timber struck him he said but he was not injured. Position of the bodies indicated the family had gathered in one of the front rooms of the two and one half Story House. Just below them in a half cellar were 50 Sticks of government manufactured used for blasting stumps. When the dynamite exploded it be cite m Fine re lesion to con a r thi Des Moines. La., april 19.�?ld�? with a burst of eleventh hour Speed the Iowa House today put its final a a silent also will discuss approval on Bills to License and Reg a a lunch with Blate dealers in new and used Auto a Tad Imi Moryc nubian Mobile and to Levy the income tax a a m. Na., lunch lion Encey a Rcd m log a but non resident. It Hoise hell was in i with both houses agreed upon sine ii diet Bureau is die adjournment for tomorrow but of for the Fis with Little Chance the session will j nor. Noose actually end before saturday the. House was in no mood to quibble at lifted the front half of the House and a Oast another length although the two major Hills the roof into the air. The rear Wall to deficit As passed today aroused a storm when i Fen a. I re a red the re they were first considered saturday. Coroner Martin e. Fromm said the new tax Bill would Levy upon Waszak told him the dynamite had All incomes in excess of $1,500 act i it Een left on the farm by the priced <hi.ft00.000 or Truing to residents living elsewhere. In of owner. Waszak has owned the fiscal year the tax would he collected at its farm six years. Tax Bill if the source under authority of the act. J moved into cellar make Good its rep. Glenn Curtis Democrat of the dynamite had been stored in. Balance of Cherokee a co author of the act re farm s pump House Fromm said. Seal period said it would probably net Between be Economy $50,000 to $75,000 a year in new of f income from exist Revenue. Backers of the move Indi a a seated its principal purpose would be i Epsom v demands. To bring about exemption under Sim a a is and congressional Lead bar levies by other states on the in so it made new demands come of resident iowans. Onomy. J Curtis told the House it probably president of the would require the addition of to Commerce urged persons to the staff of the Board of lowering of the assessment and review. A ending to permit the Auto dealers Bill also would the undistributed prohibit a a coercion of dealers by a Law manufacturers or distributors. Rep. Robert d. Blue Republican of Eagle Grove speaking for the continued on Page eight ted automobile workers announced today the u. A. W. A. Had filed charges of a discrimination and intimidation against Henry Ford with the National labor relations Board. Martin said the charges were filed at the boards Detroit office. Martin flew Here from Detroit today to discuss with the u. A. W. Executive Board the strike at general motor plants at Oshawa Ontario and plans to organize the Ford motor company Plant. A we already have drawn up plans for organization of Ford workers a Martin said a probably the Only thing we will vote on is a sympathy strike at general motors plants in this declines forecast. Martin declined to forecast what the Board would do or express a personal opinion As to the advisability of a second series of strikes in United states plants of general motors. It d it be continued on Page eleven Kuh sri. Agent admits Byrd Democrat that he favored the governments Tunnel. He made studies by the in undertaken for struck her a after she struck me a he tells new York police Hee instigating owing payroll ingest item of r a showdown a first test of line May be in Senate con Montrose boys a a a a t we a an put Al Elf it a Mischa Ross Swarthy Broadway i Lii coif i in 3ill/1 booking agent admitted to police Lei la i c d of to lied a it that he struck pretty Tania Lee ill la Dalm nth to Nova. 24-year-old night club violinist who was fatally beaten in a rehearsal special to the Bauk a a Gar tit studio but added that a a she hit me Montrose la. April 19.�?junior j Carter 19. Was accidentally shot Ross statement police claimed. Hill allot land killed sunday afternoon by a solved the crime less than 24 hours ates for eds gun his brother Dale la was ban after the girls body was found be Ortity Leader doing at their farm Home two Miles Hind draperies in the soundproof a Kansas led South of Here. The youth was first j times Square studio yesterday. To defeat the brought to the office of or. E. M. J previously an elevator boy had Buck Here. And died in route to St. Identified Ross As the Man who Fol bit to con i Joseph s Hospital at Keokuk. He Lowed the girl into the studio yester Vised budgets the son of or. And mrs. Paul Day morning. D 1938 fiscal Carter. J a a he a the Many in a sure of it a no funeral arrangements have Paul Klein the operator said when been made. Continued on Page eleven $1,000.00�,-and recon hrs la 1 i i ill a a Uhn it eee vary. L get this week her a usually is r a Cess ant by a even it deficiencies a fess to approx for which or. A revision in the to Congress last sessions a ten Wagner ruling really pleases administration doll i i of lightning apr i i a a k i ii k the j. A. 41 a Quot i. Crumbled i i j off tit Hoard ilk la a min window into Aii c Fri r c Ille Mellock. A cd i be was sent i torn to shreds 1 w it lipped in the to of 5 Ai the slumber Aliaj u f of by Bod vet ditch be i cadent. Might have put the president a iof j the daily Hank-1 be Gazette Wash in a bad Hole. R Art of in ing Toa correspondent now the administration perhaps Washington. D. C., april 19.�?al with Little semblance of gratitude of a a Arm though the administration continues can blame recent labor crises on to be labor the supreme court. It is the courts. Federal District and Cir a n secretly grateful for the w Agner a it i oui courts had tied up enforcement u do i decisions of the Wagner act for nearly two even if r should be conceded that i years by rulings of in Constitution those decisions made Koose Teu s at a laity which they based on supreme tempt to reorganize the judiciary court rulings handed Down in Days somewhat More difficult the new when Justice Roberts was voting dealers received a big break when with the conserva tiles. They were Given a constitutional in the supreme courts Wagner de ler predation which will enable the cts ions have made it possible to have government to handle the labor a National labor policy and have left problems. Validation of the Wagner sons close to the administration privately admitted could not Haxe been i permitted to go on indefinitely. Anther general motors or Chrysler in the country with seasoned expert act ended machinery in the form of the or National labor relations Board. A a a bitter about Loa Treace Call some confusion and mystification continued on Pace threw by the associated press threats of new walkouts from general motors plants Drew the attention of automobile manufacturers and employees today. Leaders of the automobile workers Union were reported considering a sympathy walkout in the United states after Premier Mitchell Hepburn failed for the second time to negotiate settlement of the g. In strike at Oshawa Ontario where 3,700 workers Are Idle. Agents of the John l. Lewis committee for Industrial organization were barred from the conferences. A Barge agreement broken. Union officials charged that general motors had broken two agreements in failing to Settle the Oshawa strike. Hepburn said he had been told c. L o. Organizers were to bring on strikes in two Canadian mining areas. The Premier warned that any further a a invasion by the la wis organization would bring a More drastic combative action than had been instituted to Homer Martin president of the International Union United automobile workers of America declared last night no strike would be called in the United states a tomorrow after flying to Flint mich., from Oshawa. A there will be no strike a he said hesitated and added a at least not Union officials said they Felt general motors had broken two agreements with them in not settling the Oshawa strike which entered its twelfth Day today the first was the february agreement in Detroit that settled the prolonged Michigan sit Down the second Union leaders said was reached just last thursday in Detroit to cover the Canadian situation Sloan statement by Telephone from new York Alfred p. Sloan jr., president of general motors said the Detroit agreement did not cover general motors of Canada any More than it did general motors employees in England or Germany. A showdown on the expulsion or the Lewis a a rebel unions was expected today at a meeting of the american federation of labor executive Council in Washington. Although the purpose of the conference was to discuss a general rn�11�" Bei ship Campaign it was expected that the Council would fix a time an continued on Page eleven Homer Sylvester the diminutive sheriff of Plattsmouth neb., with his brother Cass left to right in upper picture captured the two Eastern gunmen below after the gunmen had shot their Way out of a trap set by Federal agents in the Topeka kan., Post office fatally wounding a Federal agent. The captives Are shown below Robert j. Suhay at right and Alfred Pawer left. Family gets new Kidnap threats or. Mattson says Tacoma wash., april 19. Or. W. W. Mattson father of slain Charles Mattson 1�. Revealed today new threats have been made against members of his family but he expressed Confidence his son s Kidnap Slayer soon would be captured. The father said lives of Muriel his 15-year-old daughter and William. 16. His remaining son. Have both been threatened. He expressed belief the threats came from in the first interview granted since Charles body was found in an Everett wash., Thicket Jan la or. Manson disclosed the threats came in the flood of letters delivered at his Home every Day since the kidnapping last Dee. 27. The last it was Learned was made less than two weeks ago. A they worry mrs. the physician said. A but i am confident they Ara simply the work of Cranks. Undoubtedly they represent the criminal element which walks our streets every Day As a potential menace to every Man bakery a inns fatal gunmen captured in Nebraska face trial on murder charges Topeka kans., april 19.�?up a the government made ready today to charge two new York gunmen with murder and demand the death penalty while the father of a Young Federal agent who was Cut Down by bullets in the Post office Here Friday prepared to return his songs body to their Arizona Home. United states District attorney s. S. Alexander planned to Issue warrants charging Alfred Brown and Robert Suhay. Accused of an $18,000 continued on Page eight Cate sought As embezzler discover 1 a apparent shortage of $74,000 in Rossie la., Bank boy Dies after rare treatment restore Throat Washington d. C., april 19.�?up a a years ingenious treatment which restored to Normal the Lye burned Throat of 2-year-old Bobby Fow ler ended yesterday in his death after an operation to Complete his recovery. For months after Bobby drank some Lye he found in an old ice Box there was doubt his Throat swollen shut could be restored. Physicians made an aperture in his Abdomen to feed him. Then they put a thread through his Throat pulling a tiny steel Ball through. Time after time this treatment was continued always with a larger Ball. After a year the Throat was Normal. Bobby could eat again. All that remained was an operation to close the opening in the Abdomen. A fever followed it and Bobby died. Former u. A judge in Alaska dead at 75 Chicago 111., april 19.�?ld�? Charles s. Blackett 75, a Federal judge in Alaska during the Gold Rush nearly 40 years ago died yesterday. Blackett had been Blind 20 years As the result of a boat disaster on the Yukon River and the subsequent exposure to the severe cold which left his optic nerves paralysed. Mrs. Margaret Stevens a daughter of Davenport la., is one survivor. Spencer la., april 19.�?up a sheriff Fred Erickson of Clay county reported today Clyde r. Cate Rossie la. Savings Bank cashier missing since last tuesday is charged with embezzling $2,000 of the Bank s funds. Sheriff Erickson said two depositors of the Rossie institution Waldo j Lundt and Charles Weik filed the j information against Cate on the a1 j legation that he withdrew $2,000 from a Spencer Bank on behalf of the Rossie Bank and did not turn the Money Over to the latter institution. Rang examiners have been checking the Rossie Bank a books since Cate was reported missing. Sheriff Erickson said a shortage of stocks Bonds and other securities amounting to nearly $74,000 map former iowan killed Denver colo., april 19.�?ld�?a former Council Bluffs. La., resident Thomas Christenson died of injuries suffered when he fell from a Bridge girder on which he was working 30 Miles East of Here. Motor vehicle Bill signed by gov Kraschel Des Moines do april 19.�?ld�? gov. Nelson g. Kratchel today sign and the motor vehicle Bill increasing the Highway patrol from 53 to 128 men. The act will go into effect july 4. To finance the increase in the size of the patrol the 220-Page Bill longest passed in the present session of the legislature increases the rivets License fee from 25 cents to 50 cents. The Bill advances the Speed limit in business districts from 15 to 20 Miles per hour but imposes no Speed limit on passenger cars on the Highway. House members who fought Friday to Call Back the motor vehicle Bill in their Effort to Block consideration of a truck tax Bill permitted it to go to signature today without opposition sponsors of the truck Bill carrying with it an appropriation for farm to maket roads today saw their Way Clear to proceed with its consideration. Budget study interrupted Senate faces fight Over appropriations for state hospitals Des Moines la. April 19.�?up a the Iowa Senate plunged into a heated debate today when sen. Edward Breen Democrat of fort Dodge urged the chamber to turn Down portions of the House a a Economy budget and Grant larger appropriations for state hospitals for the insane. Vote on the question was delayed when the chamber went into executive session to receive the report of the committee appointed to investigate the a official acts and Conducta of Harry c. White aute control Board member. Breen asked that in place of the $300,000 appropriation for the state Hospital at Cherokee which the House bad advocated the Senate substitute $358,230 As recommended by the state comptroller. Additional amendments on file would Grant other hospitals and Board of control institutions similar increases. The fort Dodge senator described what he said were the overcrowded conditions of the hospitals the Scarcity of nurses and physicians. Continued on Page eleven ships ready to blockade Spain to isolate War London England april 19.�? u. Pm warships of great Britain France Germany and Italy and official observers of Many nations took up posts today off the coasts of War torn Spain and on the Spanish frontiers of France and Portugal. At Midnight Greenwich mean time 6 p. In. Central Standard time they will Start in the name of 27 european nations the first Effort Ever made to confine a War by physical Means within the limits of the territory in which it is being fought. The ships and men Are to be a living Wall intended to shut in the combatants of the Spanish civil War and keep what is called a the Little world War from becoming a big world War. By the plan worked out by the International non intervention committee Here British and French ships will patrol coasts controlled by the nationalists and German and italian ships will patrol coasts controlled by the loyalists. Along the French Frontier there will he 130 Neutral observers and along the portuguese Frontier 130 British observers. There will be to observers at Gibraltar. At control Points along the Atlantic and Mediterranean coast outside Spain will be another 550 observers. Found a unfit in warm Byco Nettee report on inquiry asks his removal from Board of control started fires that Cost 20 lives police charge new York n. Y., april 19.�? i House District. Three families Liv a George Stanley Preston a 47-year ins in the building include nearly 20 of watchman with an overwhelm children. John Haggerty. 20, sex ing desire for excitement was jailed Ting wished the fire chased the sus geared to the sheriff said to it Day As the Man responsible for i pert caught and held Lorn for the the slate Bank examiners May re Many of the incendiary y fires that police. Lease a preliminary report of their have terrorized residents of crowded Preston took fir marshals and findings tomorrow. Bronx tenements in the last two police on a tour of the District years taking upward of 29 lives. Pointing out buildings he had fired. Preston once a probationary fire he said that he usually started fires Man in Boston admitted having in rubbish piles using Only matches touched off nine fires in All. But he and never gasoline or any other indented that he was the pyromaniac do Pope who carried a Torch of death to the to persons killed in incendiary fires this year. The neat Gray haired Man was then he wanted excitement. He Cian. Or. Aminta Milan who anti captured after he had started a fire would wander through the Street of sly warned him to curtail his a in a i Belsh pile under the stairs and soon flames would firs in the Levities. Al a five Story tenement in the aaa tenements. Pope Pius cancels engagements rests Vatican City april 19 Pius cancelled All audiences today and remained in his private apartment upon the advice of his phys flammable substance. He said that be sometimes had headaches and that when this happened be would take a few drinks. Be wanted Des Moines la. April 19.�?cp a the Iowa Senate in executive session today received the report of an investigating committee which said Harry c. W bite state control Board member a is incapable and unfit to discharge the duties of his lha report signed by All members of the committee except Henry j. Grunew Ald. Democrat of Blairstown recommended that the Senate ask the governor to remove White a Vinton la., Democrat from the position which he has held since july i 1933. The document cited a Section of the code which permits the governor with the consent of the Senate to remove such appointive officers. Immediately after the report was filed. Whites attorney charged that the investigation which he said entered about placement and removal of children who were state wards from private Homes was sponsored by personal motives. Action Post Pound. The Senate decided to postpone action on the report until after it has completed work on the appropriations Bill. A 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 made a the report said. The investigation of a official acts and conduct of White started several weeks ago. The Senate voted the investigation at the insistence of e. I. Mason Democrat of Brooklyn. Attorney assails reproof. While the report was at ill in the hands of a secret session of the Senate c. E. Walter of Toledo attorney for White issued a statement describing the a entire proceedings a t an a assassination of he said that in his opinion a the evidence offered including the files in the cases of the wards of the state Board of control was a Complete vindication of the uprightness Devotion of duty and conscientious conduct of the affairs of the office by or. a this Walters statement continued a in my opinion has set Back Progress in child welfare More than anything that could have happened at this session 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 the witnesses at secret sessions of the investigating come Mittee were families in which children s Home wards had been placed. One family at the Start of the investigation claimed their wards had been taken away from them without reason. Bulky Trana crypt a Bulky transcript of testimony taken during the investigation wag being prepared for filing within the next few Days. Walters said that the a complaint of those seeking the investigation centers around four families located in Poweshiek county and arises oui of the taking of state wards front certain Homes in the latter part of 1934 and Early part of 1935. A Woof the families a Walter statement continued a Are not my continued on Page eight the weather Iowa generally fair tonight tuesday increasing cloudiness no decided change in temperature. Illinois fair cooler along Lake Michigan tonight and tuesday slightly warmer tuesday in extreme South. Missouri fair tonight tuesday increasing cloudiness with slightly warmer in extreme South portion. a a a a a a min. 49 52 37 31 United state department of agr culture thermometer Max. Today noon sunday. 72 year ago today. .73 year ago sunday.57 the Hawk Eye Gazette recording thermometer Max. Min. Today noon .69 50 sunday .65 51 notice the official u. S. Weather service thermometer is located at fifth and Pine streets the other instrument is on the Hawk Eye casette building at 211 Washington Street Riter stages. Hastings�?8.1 Rise 0.1. In crosse�?6.6 Rise 0 4. Prairie do chien�?9 5 no change. Dubuque�?9.7. Rise 0.1. Davenport�?7.8 no change. Keokuk�?7.3 fall 0.2. St. Louis�?12.2 no change. Cairo�?24 3 Rise 0.1. Alemobie�?16 6 Rise 0.1. T

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