Prof. Einstein as he set the first lines of type for the enlarged issue of the Jewish Daily Bulletin yesterday. The famed scientist inspected the newspaper’s plant before proceeding to the Hotel Commodore, where he was guest of honor at a luncheon marking the Bulletin’s “coming of age”.
The LaGuardia administration plans to retain the five-cent subway fare, City Chamberlain A.A. Berle, the Mayor’s representative in the transit negotiations, revealed.
State Senator J.J. McNaboe bolted the Democratic majority in the State Senate yesterday. His action breaks the Democratic majority of one in the Upper House. The LaGuardia bill for special powers is expected to benefit.
Financial and commodity markets rose sharply yesterday. Active stocks gained from 1 to 6 points in heavy trading.
Police Commissioner O’Ryan revealed that more than $1,000,000 in police relief funds are tied up in frozen assets.
President Roosevelt asked Congress for power to stabilize the dollar at 50 to 60 cents. The President recommended the creation of a $2,000,000,000 fund to trade in gold.
Secretary of the Treasury Morgenthau announced that beginning tomorrow, the price of newlyminted domestic gold would be $34.45 an ounce, less one-quarter of one percent for handling charges.
Instigated by Representative Dickstein, Federal immigration authorities began an investigation of Italian. Fascist propaganda activities in New York City.
President Roosevelt has renewed his attempts to have the St. Lawrence waterway bill passed.
CALCUTTA-Twenty-one persons were killed and hundreds injured in an earthquake which rocked all India yesterday.
FOOCHOW, China-Thirty American bluejackets were landed here to protect American interests in the war-torn city.
#NA Cuba-Carlos Hevia, Secretary of Agriculture, was named president of Cuba yesterday.
ISTANBUL, Turkey-The Turkish Minister of the Interior announced that Samuel Insull, former Chicago utilities magnate, would not be permitted to take refuge in Turkey.