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Canandaigua Daily Messenger (Newspaper) - April 19, 1937, Canandaigua, New York More Federal borrowing Canadian strike May spread to u. S. Renders Ontario county readers than any other Ontario county paper the weather for Wettern new ports in Smising tonight tuesday Cloudy and cooler. Established in 1797. Vol. 92. Canandaigua n. A. Monday april single copy 3 cents Al meeting widens split with Lewis motor strike spread in few Days is seen Premier Hepburn warns of drastic action due to invasion walkout coming officials expect order from u. S. Plants if not settled Oshawa ont. 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 More drastic action to halt Masion of Ontai to by tie commit tee for Industrial organization. It was Learned from the Union High command that officials expected to order a walkout from general motors plants m the United states unless the Oshawa stake which has made workers Idle is settled. Leaders of the automobile work Eis Union an affiliate of the John Lewis committee for Industrial organization were known to discussed spreading the Bunke be Low the Border yesterday after the collapse of Hepburn s second major Effort to Settle the walkout with c. I o. Organizers barred from the negotiations. I Union officials said they Felt Gen eral motors had broken two agree ments 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 the second Union leaders was reached just last thursday in Detroit to cover the Canadian situation. It was this understanding that formed the basis of the Abor Tive saturday conference called Lay Premier Hepburn and which he charged failed when c h. Millard local Union head double crossed Homer Martin president of the International Union United Auto Mobile workers of America declared last night no strike would be called in the United states Tomor Row after flying to Flint mich., irom Oshawa. There will be no he said hesitated and added at least not Hepburn declared he had received definite knowledge from police that c. I. O. Organizers were trying to bring in strikes at the inter National Nickel mine near Sudbury and in the Kirkland Lake and Porcupine mining areas in Northern Ontario. 61 millions spent in new York in 36 in battling crime new York of the City of new York paid out to fight crime in 1936. That was the figure announced in the annual report of police com missioner Lewis j. Valentine published today in recounting the work of his department. The arrests made and summonses served to talled murders totalled 364 during the year As against 370 in 1935, divided As the statistics dispassionately re cited As to motive As follows Crim Inal dispute or revenge 16 gambling dispute 9 prostitution dispute 1 marital and anger 32 or business 16 14 altercation various causes 106 commission of a felony 40 revenge 14 indecent assault 1 and unknown 65. The so called Cardinal offences murder manslaughter felonious As Sault robbery and burglary de creased two per cent from 1935. Crimes classed As homicides totalled but of these 884 were traffic accidents. New borrowing drive launched by government bids Are opened on 50 millions on income tax receipts balance necessary speculation is aroused As to future Bond Issue possibility Farewell to the Fleet two gunmen to be tried for murder Topeka Kas. Of 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 son s body to their Arizona Home. United states District attorney s. S. Alexander planned to Issue warrants charging Alfred Power and Suhay accused of an Katonah n. Y., Bank Rob Bery with the murder of Wimberly w. Baker 27, Federal Bureau of investigation agent shot in the Back As he participated in an at tempt by a men to arrest the two men when they called for mail at the Post office. Alexander said he would ask the death penalty for the accused men. They Are held for safekeeping in the strongly fortified Jackson county jail in Kansas City to. Their arraignment the District at Torney indicated would be held before a United states commissioner either in Kansas City Kas., or in Leavenworth Kas., location of a Federal Penitentiary. H. H. Baker Yuma an Arizona state senator and father of the slain agent said he will take his son s body Home for funeral ser vices and burial. Planting delayed try Long stays w geese Bali season opening relieves congressmen Washington up Congress in weary legged from squirting sightseeing constituents around the capital sighed with Relief today be cause of the Start of the baseball season. At said a representative i from a Western state there is some place to take the folks where you can just sit. I be gone up the Washington Monument so much in the last three weeks that i feel like a the tourist season began Here on easter hordes of Back Home Vot ers troop into the City every week. Indian potentates to attend Coronation London of turbaned Indi potentates representing the great wealth of the East Are Gath ering in London to add Oriental pomp to the solemn pageantry of King George s Coronation May 12. More than 50 Rajah and ranges maharajah and Mahar Anees some of them already in London Are scheduled to attend the Cere monies and to add Glamour to the season. In addition sheiks sultans and native chieftains marching in the great Coronation procession will the e diversity of the Empire As representatives of the far Hung dominions colonies and protectorates. Ithaca of Farmers eyed to Day the thousands of wild geese now exercising prolonged Stopover privileges in the Finger lakes Region and decided to hold off a bit on Spring plantings of Gram. Game officials estimated that at least of the Birds now on their annual migratory flight to Canada Are resting each night on Seneca and Cayuga lakes alone and feeding in the Early morning on adjacent lands. It s the Birds appetites that have the banners worried especially around Owasco Lake where the geese have exhausted the food possibilities on the King ferry Side of the Lake and Are now moving into new Fields. Washington of the treas Ury launched a new borrowing operation today opening bids on 000.000 of discount Bills issued in anticipation of third Quarter income tax receipts in mid september. Secretary Morgenthau said he expected to borrow weekly for an indefinite period to maintain the Treasury s Cash working the borrowing aroused speculation by Federal financial authorities As to whether further Bond issues would be necessary in june. Discount Bills aggregating 000 come clue them coincident with june 15 tax receipts. An answer to this question May be contained in the president s message to Congress this week revising budget estimates for the 1937 and 1938 fiscal 5 ears. Fiscal experts said the major factors of uncertainty were the savings to insult from the presi Dent s order for Sharp Economy by All departments for the remainder of the 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 Janu Ary. Tax receipts were be Low estimates in March indicating total receipts for the period pos Sibly will be As much As below the estimates on which the president s prediction was based. Enactment of a new Railroad pen Sion Bill would put a client in Federal Revenue forecasts. It would provide refunds in this amount for taxes already paid by rail roads and their employees under existing retirement legislation. Physician says threats made against him or. Mattson reports to police receipt of Many letters is still confident says son s Kidnap Slayer will be captured assails police i 1 and there was no question about it when miss Patricia Ross of Phoenix ariz., said goodbye to John Stedman of Chicago As he re turned to his ship the u. S. S. Idaho in san Pedro Harbor at the end of his last Shore leave before the u. S. Fleet left for the 1937 War Eames. P. A Thev Are to be married in june when the Fleet returns. Bill to pass if two Are to be chosen nearly solid against Cut Indian to go on trial for Friend s shooting Syracuse of a 43-year old Onondaga Indian will go on trial tomorrow before a White Man s court for the Christmas Day shoot ing of a fellow clansmen during a religious argument. The Indian Leaf Frost is charged with the killing of his boyhood Friend Alvin Stout who fell dead in a Muddy Lane near Frost s Cabin with a Shotgun charge in his Back. Witnesses said the shot followed an argument after Stout a Pagan made a slurring remark about the significance of Christmas. Replaces theft Osaka up grieving because an a chivalrous thief stole 200 yen from miss Helen Keller upon her arrival in Japan an Anonymous japanese vindicated National Honor today by leaving a gift of 250 yen at miss Keller s hotel. Miss Keller Blind and deaf since birth turned the gift Over to the fund for Relief of Japan s Blind. Gop seeking showdown on finances of state Albany of republicans con trolling new York s Assembly mar shared solidly today to push for a showdown on state finances in the Wake of a predicted agreement to balance democratic governor leh Man s budget and Speed adjournment of the legislature. A strictly party vote is anticipated on the Republican proposal for creation of a commission to study the whole financial system when the Bill comes up for Assembly consideration tonight. The Republican leadership has determined to stand fast for the measure although the governor has declared himself unalterably opposed to it and it apparently has slight Chance of passing the demo cratic controlled Senate. Indecency charge of girls school probed Putnam Conn. Up a special legislative committee began questioning girls from the Windham country Home for children today As state senator Pierre j. Lara Mee promised that we Are going much deeper into this investigation of stories of indecency is at the hands of the superintendent. Laramee and eight fellow committeemen listened yesterday to Leah Contois 15, and Lena Vitiaz 17, whose complaints to police precipitated the investigation. They testified they fled the Home to escape the attentions of Philip j. Provandie superintendent who is held on charges of indecent As Sault. Washington of a Leader of the Senate opposition to the Roosevelt court Bill said today the measure would pass if the presi Dent would accept two instead of a potential six additional supreme court justices. The senator who asked not to be quoted by name said a modification would win Over enough democrats who want to get right with their party Leader and their constituents to pass the Bill. It was the first time any of the leading opponents of the hotly contested measure had agreed it could be enacted with a provision for any increase in the size of the supreme court. Opposition leaders heretofore have insisted they had a solid Block of 43 votes against the and that no measure could pass the Senate with that Many fight ing opponents. J the Senate judiciary committee resumed hearing testimony today under an agreement to continue for a week or ten Days. The sit Ion presented Alan Linburg new York lawyer. I labor s non partisan league will hold mass meetings tonight in 26 cities in support of the Bill. George Berry league president and at Torney general Cummings will give nationwide radio addresses. I Chicago of in Advance of president expected Elief message so Congress this week state Ove nors presented an almost solid i int Oday against reduction of the Federal program if it meant placing a Nicator by Den on the states. Their views obtained by the associated press in a National Survey shewed sentiment strongly favouring continuation of the works Progress administration the civilian Conser vation cops and other Federal employment agencies on the present a year scale. Only two a demo crat and the other a Republican declared the time had come for the states to lift the Relief Load from the government s shoulders. Save Al con tended there should be a loosening rather than a tightening of Washington purse strings. Arguments that higher taxes and bankruptcy would follow a National Relief budget Cut were advanced by Many of the chief executives. The s tentative budget estimates in january listed As the contemplated Federal Relief outlay for the fiscal year to i begin july 1, a 25 per cent Cut. Since then utterances of or. Roosevelt and his aides have placed even stronger emphasis on retrenchment. Tacoma. Wash. W. W Matt on father of slam Charles Mattson 10, revealed today new threats have been made against m embers of his family but he expressed Confidence his sen s Kidnap 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 were from in the first interview granted since Charles body was Lound in an Everett wash., Thicket Jan. 11. Or. Mattson disclosed the threats came in the flood of letters delve red at his Home every Day since the kidnapping last dec. 27 the last it was Learned was made less than Uvo ago. They worry mis. The physician said but i am confident they Are simply the work of Cranks. Undoubtedly they represent the criminal element which walks our streets every Day As a potential menace to every he admitted each threatening let Ter is carefully scrutinized by Feder Al Bureau of investigation agents some 40 of whom Are still stationed in Tacoma. Refusing to discuss actual p Ogress of the Hunt for Char Les killer i have great Hope we will get a break m the search soon and be Able to put these murderers out of apparently certain More than one person participated in the crime or. Mattson blamed easy parole systems for the kidnapping and asserted Tacoma s Lack of police Protection is possible for the selection of his son As a victim. In finals should be treated As we do medical he said Lep ers Are isolated permanently in Lope colonies. But even a Leper is not As dangerous to society As this kid Naping Type of criminal. You can recognize a Leper but the Man who walks unnoticed beside you in the Street May be a criminal. I believe the men who kidnapped my son watched Tolfe House for nearly a week Bufo e the crime. It is shameful that Tacoma is not Well enough policed to prevent such a crime or to allow capture of the criminals. If officers had been Able to isolate the Peninsula on which my Home is situated within a few min utes after the kidnapping they might have saved what can you do with Only four prowl cars no unemployment problem Syracuse of there is no longer any unemployment problem in the manufacturing Industry in new York state Martin f. Hilfinger president of the associated Indus tries of new York state said today. Any legislation based upon such a plea is he asserted. Conduct funeral for murdered Man sister Fenton Mich of funeral services will be held Here today for Jochiel h. Davis and his sister mrs. Lydia Hildebrant. Who were slain last in what officers called the i most crime in Livingston county history. Meanwhile the Only surviving witness mrs Eleanor Davis. 73 year old remained unconscious at Flint. Mich. Eight of family die after Blaze in Home Muskego wis. Of the death Early today of a 17-year-old i girl brought to eight the number j of persons of one family who were killed when an explosive substance i stored in the basement of their farm Home near Here blew up. J neighbors joined the grief stricken father in a search of the i rums for the body of another child. Comb mountains for murderer of Farmer Oakland my. Of the Law went High into the Hills of Western Mary land today to seek out a Mountain Rifleman who killed Quinter Hook Well to do one armed Prien Casville Farmer. A slug from a High powered Rifle killed the 60-year-old Hook yester Day when he went into a Field to to and his cows. Another Bullet was fired wild at his son m the Yard of the Hill country Home. Involved in the Story state police Corporal Thomas pm he obtained from residents of the Hamlet 40 Miles from Here were a threat to clean up the neighbourhood and an elderly couple driven from their booking agent checks in Hammer murder of dancer Van Cise murder trial starting on third week Corning of the first degree murder trial of four men accused of killing William and Frank Van Cise in a robbery four years ago went into its third week today with the prose cution still parading witnesses to the stand. Heard before the weekend recess brought a halt were two employees of an Elmira night club operated by Anthony Mistretta one of the defendants. Walter Collins Rochester entertainer told of seeing his employer pacing the Kitchen floor on oct. 20, 1932, the night the state contends the elderly Beeman s hol Low recluses were slam. Mistretta appeared col Lins testified. New York a a theatrical booking agent was taken into Cus today today for questioning As police tried to solve another of new York s spectacular homicides a Hammer murder in a rehearsal Hall within earshot of the incandescent of the Bright Light District. The victim who used the name of Tanin Lee Lova was of the theater and it was in theater atmosphere that she was found fatally bludgeoned yesterday. Upstate Micha Ross 30, was found at the Home of his father in Law a former police chief. Apprehended at Mountain Dale by a i state trooper Ross was being brought to new York for question-1 ing by inspector Michael f. Mcdermott. A concert violinist miss Lova legally Julia Nussenbaum 25, of Bridgeport Conn., was found unconscious in a West 43rd Street rehearsal room her head bloody from Hammer blows. Near her was the instrument by which she died. Dripping of blood led across the room. The unconscious artist was almost concealed by a curtain. A smudge against the Wall led investigators to believe the woman had been pinioned against it while her attacker beat her. Moya Engels a dancer entering to rehearse an act of her own stumbled on to miss Nussenbaum. Weekend traffic toll lists 9 5 others die Albany of traffic accidents caused nine deaths in upstate new York Over the weekend. Five other persons met death by i owning lire strangulation a fall and the Acci dental discharge of a revolver. A 22-year old Farmer who told police his conscience bothered him awaited a hearing Friday on a charge of leaving the scene of an Accident in which mrs. Florence Haw Thorne 40, was killed near was Ping cars Falls. Assistant District attorney Thom As a. Lavery said Randall f. Rowe admitted to police that he drove the car that struck and killed mrs. Haw Thorne As she alighted from a bus saturday night. Group is near breaking Point in Union lineup Council session today May move for expulsion of the rebels thrust forces insurgents to make Retreat Madrid of hard pressed in surgent troops fell Back slowly in the Teruel sector today before a double thrust of government columns to Pinch off the salient which has menaced the temporary capital at Valencia since the Early Days of the 10-months old civil War. The Western column striking northward through the Albarracin Hills in East Central Spain captured the towns of Monterde and Bron Chales West of Teruel while the second government column pushed Down from the Northeast. Their objective was the Teruel Zaragoza Highway the life line of the troops that have held the sore thumb salient against repeated isolated drives. The triangular piece of territory 72 Miles Northwest of Valencia and 150 Miles East of Madrid represented the deepest insurgent Advance into government territory. Strictly speaking it has not been a separate front but the Center of the almost 100-mile line stretching through the Middle of Spain from Guadalajara to Aragon. Both sides in civil War planning drives henday Franco Spanish fron tier it intense activity of the government and insurgent air fleets appeared today the preface to a decisive Battle for control of the Rich Basque country of no them Spain. Advices from insurgent Headquarters said that with Clearing weather Gen. Emilio Mola was preparing to renew the offensive which has thrust his army to within 20 Miles of Bil Bao bottling up the near starving Basque capital. Basques however declared the suspension of hostilities meant the insurgent drive had been permanently halted and asserted that the weather had been excellent. Lists state chamber liquor unit false new York of Fred a. Vic Tor state superintendent of the anti Saloon league today listed the new York state chamber of Commerce and the state liquor authority As false prophets of re peal in declaring a War to the death Between Church and liquor. There can be no peace with Hon or Between the alcoholic beverage Industry and the Church of Jesus he told the new York con Terence of the methodist episcopal Church last night one or the other must he assailed the chamber of com Merce for what he termed excessive estimates of Revenue from liquor taxes. Non intervention plan goes in effect tonight London of the nations of Europe bound by a neutrality Accord unique in world history ordered that the Long sought non intervention patrol to prevent any possible spread of the Spanish civil War go into effect at Midnight tonight. While the naval and land staffs stood ready to Clamp Down on the Supply of volunteers and munitions to Spain at the stroke of 12, the nations themselves turned to new measures to remove any last danger to Europe by withdrawing All Volun Teers now fighting in the Peninsula. Treasury report Washington of the Posi Tion of the Treasury april 16 receipts expenditures balance 711.06 customs receipts for the month Washington up members of the american federation of labor executive Council said today the group was near the Point of break ing finally with unions aligned with John Lewis rival committee for Industrial organization. Frank Morrison a. F. Of Secretary said it was conceivable the Council session opening today would move for expulsion of the Lewis rebel unions. This would be done by fixing a time and place for a special federa Tion convention to ratify last year s suspension of the groups. _ the ostensible purpose of the Council meeting however was tar discuss a general membership pain and the situation created by the supreme of the National labor relations act. Meets with leaders. As the members went into session 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 company with the National labor relations Board. Homer Martin automobile Union president indicated in de troit recently this might be done. Despite the threat of labor difficulties the Ford company announced plans for expansion of its Plant. An official said Henry Ford had approved construction in de troit of a cubic foot Gas Holder As High As an 18-Story membership campaigns of both labor factions apparently were spurred by the supreme court s decision on the Wagner act. The act provides that a Union shown by an election to cover the majority of employees in an Indus trial Plant May bargain collectively for All. The break Between Lewis and Ttoe american federation of labor came a year ago Over the question of Craft unions or. Industrial unions. The federation s policy had been to organize each Craft separately. Lewis contended All workers in a major Industry should be in one big Union regardless of then Craft. Unions suspended impatient with the a. F. Of a policy Lewis formed the committee for Industrial organization with the United mine workers As its key Union. Nine other big unions joined him. All were suspended by the federation. Since then Lewis organization has carried on Active membership drives and called sit Down strikes in the automobile and other industries. The meetings of leaders of the rival labor factions were on the even of a joint business labor conference called by Secretary Perkins to Dis cuss problems of collective bargain ing under the Wagner act. Both Lewis and William Green president of the a. F. Of l., were among those invited Lewis accepted and Green said he would attend if possible but that his coun cil s session scheduled for three Days conflicted with it. Autopsy fails to give cause of woman s death Watertown of authorities Here today sought the cause of death of mrs. Ruth Hartman 28, whose body was found yesterday on the Rocky Shore of Broad Island in the St. Lawrence River after she had been missing since saturday. Or. T. T. Walker and or. J. T. Fawkes said an autopsy failed to determine the cause of the woman s death. Mrs. Hartman wife of Adam j. Hartman and a former teacher had been a patient at Ogdensburg state Hospital and had returned wednes Day from treatment at a Sanatorium in Troy. Asks Bill Opp Osal Buffalo m became he St it would be Duck soup for criminal in the police com missioner James w. High ii Lcuy asked legislators to Popow Buta Assembly Bill which would ate third Tow is before the Senate been by us

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