NEWS IN BRIEF
Poison Gas-The deaths of John :
J. Koss, 22 years old, of Detroit, and -:
his 20-year-old bride, Pearl Louise:
Koss, were blamed yesterday on gas
escaping from a leaky refrigeration
The coroner's office at Detroit de-
clared that the system had been
working imperfectly for a week or :
more. When the bodies were found
in the Koss apartment Sunday night,S
food poisoning had been suspected."
Strikes-Two important strikes
were in progress and two more were
threatened in the State last night.
UAW leaders said that 400 men had
walked out of the Imperial Furniture
Co. at Grand Rapids. Forty or 45
workers walked through picket lines
to reopen the Grand Rapids plant of
the Luce Furniture Corp. Meanwhile
the International Ladies Garment
Workers Union called a strike at the
Globe Knitting Works plant at Grand
Rapids and CIO-affiliated workers"
voted to walk out at the factory of;
the Ypsilanti Reed Furniture Co. at
Ionia. * *
The State Liquor Control Commis-
sion revoked 11 special distributors'
licenses and suspended that of the;
Michigan Winery, Inc., of Detroit,
and Paw Paw ... Twenty-two World
GOV. HERBERT LEHMAN
War veterans were reinstated in state
jobs at Lansing under the Veterans
* * *
What About Black?-From Con-
gressional figures and from the corn-
ers of the country, suggestions are ar-
riving for dealing with the Hugo L.
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Black-Ku Klux Klan situation. 1
Black's severest critics, including
some of his colleagues, think the
President should ask him to resign.
Sen. Burton K. Wheeler, Montana
Democrat, would have the Chief Ex-
ecutive appoint an investigation com-
mission-a spectacular course which
would please sensation-loving Wash-
ingtonians with a public hearing.
Talk of impeachment is belittled,
because Mr. Black could logically be
impeached as a justice only for his
actions as a justice, and he hasn't
served yet. However, at the request
of several members, the House Rules
Committee is making a canvass of
House sentiment on that course.
A fourth idea is to have the Su-
preme Court itself appoint a lawyers'
committee to investigate Black's tech-
nical eligibility, on the theory that
Associate Justice Willis Van Devan-
ter's resignation did not create a va-
Said Senator Reynolds, North Caro-
lina Democrat, yesterday: "I would
vote for Black's confirmation all over
again because I know he is honest and
President Roosevelt will open his
West Coast speaking trip with a talk
Friday at Cheyenne, Wyo., home town
of Senator O'Mahoney, one of the
leading Democratic opponents of his
Supreme Court bill. . . . Big city Re-
publican leaders from all over the
country will confer with National
Chairman John D. M. Hamilton Tues-
day to report on the sentiment back
Duty to Democracy-To the men
called 20 years ago to "make the
world safe for democracy," Gov. Her-
bert Lehman of New York said last
"We still have a great principle of
democracy and liberty for which we
The Governor told the American
Legion convention that "ancient
rights are dying in many places across
the world in the maelstrom of new-
born ill will and intolerance."
"America gasps in horror," he said,
"when it sees great groups of people
abroad persecuted solely because of
race or religion."
Guns Rock Madrid-A devastating
exchange of explosives took Madrid
yesterday from dawn until after
The thunder of big guns and mines
continued the city's fiercest artillery
battle in mnths.
The Agronomy Engineering School
in University City, on Madrid's wes-'
tern edge, was destroyed by Gov-
ernment mines. A thin Insurgent
line in University City was in danger
of being broken from the main body
of troops, the Government reported.
CIO Police-The National Labor
Relations Board ruled here that the
United Automobile Workers of Amer-
ica was entitled to exclusive bargain-
ing rights in the Bendix Products
Corp. plants at South Bend, even for
Express Crash-Seven persons were
killed last night when one Paris-Or-
leans express train ran into the rear
of another about 10 miles from An-
gouleme. Five cars were derailed.
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