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Chester Times (Newspaper) - March 18, 1926, Chester, Pennsylvania DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR FEBRUARY 18612 With All Latest Best News of the Day Tfi 15373 CHESTER PA THURSDAY MARCH 18 1026 STATE CLOSES CASE AGAINST CHIROPRACTOR Wernick Promises to Put Marshall On Stand This Afternoon Dr Admits Tie Found No Finger marks On Neck Thaw Tries to Get Into Marshall Trial Harry 1C Thaw tried to crash thn sate at tho Marshall trial this Ho chi lined that It was a and that ho did not wish to attend the Thaw said Jin was looking for in court room and lie applied it the court room door lie ho had never heard of tho Marsha rich case The said that he in Philadelphia to nee about some real Im writing a book Thaw hut it is about neither crime or agriculture ENVOYS RETURN PRICE CENTS 1 LEAGUE ASKS US TO CONFERENCE Permanent Court ence Recognized Con vokes Anus 6070 INCOME TAX RETURNS MADE HERE o reports that have been tabulated by the of the local He venue tho an number of persons in Dol awaro and counties who tiled income tax returns this l ho local were men and women and other Imsl I ness This figure it was March wan below the Nations Council today lo hat filed returns In ICi whitf to Uio to show came il th rhe was no evidence of lincer marks oit the neck of Anna Muy Met rich Tills many represents the most important point jvc grimed by I Ins defense 111 i ho trial oC 1 Mars tall was iven by Dr William fi Wads worth his answer to the last question lut to him by Abraham Wernick he loft the witness stand this nio ruing The commonwealth rested Us rase at 3230 after exactly one had been taken up iit the examina tion of its witnesses Mr will open tite ease of Iho defense by his address to the jury at 10 oclock this afternoon My first witness will bo Dr Mar shall said Mr after the commonwealth finished Before eloping ihr more n score i exhibits which have by witnesses the course their testimony Mr objected in nearly overy Instance his chief reasons be ing that Tltc exhibits might sarily inflame tho minds ofthe jurors In every instance when WUR his ole reason for objecting Mc Devitt overruled ami in PX Alanson B Houghton ambassador to Great Britain above and Hugh Gibson envoy to Switzerland ar rive to discuss an arms parley with President Coolidge Houghton ru mor says is to become U S secre tary of state Invite tho United Stales and tho na 1 adhering to llm permanent court ot justice to meet in Conference at t for tho purpose of dm ft intan which would permit ae of United States Seti ares relative to Ameri can adherence to the court The council the erf Nations preliminary di to meet in Gen eva May IT Mr tha the tho last period and really it cause VX objected that the le Me Dr was upon to Into detail regard in tlir between a pui mortem and an ant Incision The elastic in life and as that roon as death came a of the Ilas lost It was the i ion of these in nirk Dr il made him conclude that iho ruts rl been made while ho still lived Isaid the Mime difference existed the skin BANK TRIAL GOES JO JURY St Patricks Day Parly Former Darby Cashier Oi Helcl for W i v e s and Friends of Members were mal in the tax during past year The tabulation f I ho Income lax forms that wero th local ofliie as foil u us Taxable returns Form N over returns Form 1010 over taxable returns Form No non returns Form JnT taxable corpor ations corporations JHO and returns tv as nny the and not tin will change Iut It is DETENTION HOUSE 111 Girls Admitted Past Year This 124 1 OPINION GIVEN ON PAVING WORK City Solicitor Rules On Topics Concerning West Ninth Street UNKNOWN MEXICAN DIES IN HOSPITAL objections to several miner exhibits were sustained by the court it being shown that they were not closely associated with the case Dr left the stand niter beins cross examined by Jfr Wer for more than four in Ending yesterday afternoons ses sion mid the greater part oC this morning His testimony thic es the strength of hia previous that Miss throat had becia slit and her body drained of Did Miss die from bleeding asked Mr Dr hesitated about answering but finally replied In the negative 1 think enough blood n Mowed to remain in her body even after draining to sustain life Dr replied When asked what evidence of vio lence there were upon the neck Dr said there had been con hacking and that the cuts ran into each other ra much that he could not tell definitely which might have caused the greatest amount cl bleeding He said that the hacking about the neck obliterated the of sub sequent cuts Jlr slso the physician about the effect which em fluid havo had muscles of the said that embalm In 5 fluid would have no effect i When tho direct causes of Miss Dietrichs death Dr Wads worth that the chief cause pres sure of the and that the con tributing cause was a hemorrhage at the iast stage of asphyxia i Fifteen minutes after the opening of the morning session of court Dr and Abraham Wernick counsel of defence became so A A Cochran city solicitor reply ins to inlerrogations by G J has and sut mitted to City Council two opinions relative to two street improvements that arc of interest One re fers to of the C Booth street west city Imc it Truiner bor and the other with reference to ot just of street conditions existing Hint prevent the thoroughfare from a continuous stretch modern Tho engineers correspondence and solicitors opinions are 1 City Solicitor Dear Sir Without douW the improvement Ninth street between Booth street and Lne vill within n very short aa practically the entire Council is now trying to find ways and means for this work There will come a time when cer tain questions will be asked by them for direct and correct nnd 1 am risking them of you on account of the fact T would prefer to have same confirmed by you Will you kindly look up three for correct answers 1 Has the proper opening ordi nance been passed 2 Has the traction company ob of I A lo a Mexi can and address unknown early this in the ter V postmortem of the will be conducted today by Jlr 1 K physician to determine the cause uf death About oclock Tuesday afternoon tho man was found on a sidewalk ami Ash meail and was to the hospital It he hacl been md beaten n ml to de termine if ho was from a skull fracture 111 Xray wap made It failed to disclose any failed t respond to and died without inq The body was re moved to ot Deputy Cor oner find the depart ment has an Investigation In an to Ihc of I be itian Continued on Page Two AND GIRL BROUGHT FM WEST Declaring that he I deeply in love with Mildred i singer and he surely will marry her ns Koon is he is free the Thomas Hubert Jones for tnerly pastor rf a in Philadel met the Vorth Station last night his from Ios Angeles and to City Hall to face charges of embezzling Mildred said Nobody lo nf bft able o make mo talk him Im as long as Im with him She vas in custody of her par ents rn her arrival Mips and Mr made lie trip to California by automobile prospered there in the ia ilif Court S DIES permission to use the bod Ninth street within die city limits 3 Has the full width oC SO feet been established in both the city and Trainer from Meadow lane to Key stone road al tho papers j with H H Ward been completed as1 regards the acquisition of ten feet on the south tide of Ninth street be tween Boolh and Trainer streets 5 What is necessary to do In order to cut tho street to the official grade as regards release damages both In the city ind in Trainer lias tho paving ordinance been properly passed T s it necessary for any agree ments to be drawn up between the city and the borough of Trainer tj Oo this work truly your G J City Cochrans reply is as follows ir G J City Engineer In your letter you ask me to an swer seven certain questions which I proceed to answer 1 As Ninth street has ocen an opened and used highway DECISION HEARINGS WASH TNG TON March special beer com appointed to consider the plea of wets Tor extended of for of iho Volstead Act today delayer its deci sion Tpon application of Democrat Missouri who he said was to be present Chairman Means adjourned when fin committee pri vately indicated that they expected 10 the wets restricted hearings on condition no effort would he made to so into ihc entire question ot prohibition enforcement A detailed report prepared by Mrs Mary D activities of th of Work for Women and for iho year 1325 was to City Council at Its meeting yesterday ufter noon It Knows clearly tin vast work coin in y under thi jurisdiction ot the committee at the Detention House iM street From January I to 31 tho number of sir admitted to the HOUHI wus of number lli woro Of the total Ijl of Chester Tito fruin which the wore police magistrates end aldermen OL the city county and detectives deputy sheriffs detectives Municipal Court of and police of Park and The offences were disorderly conduct nial attempted sul violating sict in theft immorality larceny frequenting dis temporary care for the in t n i and homeless awaiting commitment lo reported for the year Jan uary X February tft MarcV Continued on Page Fifteen the meeting until a decision is ex TEACHERS CONFERENCE TO BE HELD TOMORROW Continued on Page Fifteen ACCUSED FORGER WANTS BAIL REDUCED A teachers conference which will be attended by tlic entire teaching force of the Chester will bf at the Iarkin school and the Chester High school All learners Milt assemble at the school for the mor session The meetins will Pen with devotional f by stone Holm of the Street Addresses will bo delivered by J J Matthews supervisor of vocational in struction formerly of this city and Valentino Kirby of art in the department C public ruction In tho afternoon at thr Tarkin school T P principal of jibe school will discuss the course of t cipal of tho will discuss the course in history and A H principal of I the Mann schoo will i report of the committee on a The will rr ati ended by teachers it grades ono to The met last it the Chester Club Fifth street Wolah uid Inul as ives and of tho ut dinner ami iho that Th tare room tin dinner held decorated with iho colors of and tha of Mm Irish St able with dec and as ouch couple advanced lo its assigned table iho lady and wero each wn All wore 31 yen the ladies with white deco in style those worn by the women of Ireland mens vero all also and were styled as the old iats were worn by iho entire dinner Thu men were also small OL of tho shum was also provided with tureen carnations Not only waa this color tf th and Tho Tho candy was the ie cream and elfo look ou tho aspect in colored Tho that wan dinner was very impressive ll in thu lar cr part ot Irish folk There no speaker of Mini no i anI former Chester tho group in and sa lil Jhc songs wore from the clubs tion The Harry Kane announced mem bers of iho lull birthIn this and ho also explained tho purpose of the club in the birth day The whose Ihls week ar Harry Bridge Joseph A and Alfred ti HUer huly present wnn n ticket with L on ic and Mis drawn with ami tho winners KVCD 11 on April Iho Club will ivo their n inimical most probably 1 Hall pro uid 11 Elaine hnd charpe ot the pro pram The committee in of the affair wnn rC IJ chairman M MII kr Hurry H Ami lames M William A nnd K C Downey who had of were Hurry It Dancer and After dinner following enter was Glair Stor soprano lenry character Ardel violinist ond Marncy Fried limn tho piano Thi followed by IN THIS DRY POLL Nearly 500000 Votes More to Date Than Straw Vote in 1922 O March comparison of the national referendum on prohibition conducted by NFA and a similar poll taken by The 1020 shows a large increase in the t age of voters not in favor of the present prohibition law During this fouryear period tho strength the and tho has been increased if these may hr as a criterion In th national referendum of NEA Service votes bten lo This it by fnr unofficial referendum in history The poll in moro Hum nn tn tho NKA nnd thus it offers an for co par is on A Comparison The results nd ijf ho Prohibition Repeal Modification Total In the present 356193 189855 376331 icrs Defense On Charge K Carpenter 1 Darby lor tho Darby Hank n resumed this ns it the ilay mid I 1 oclock tills iho caso to tho Jury la with cm larceny with having lo cx Tin part of wis taken up in UK Injures frinn lite banks for tlu UK just what is to have been for Th of u security and Company nnd Kyle i lumber and r of Iwo m tho bunk vim in ies It thai Mr Kyle Mr to purchase worth oC United bonds inl that It bondi In ihn It wis ly 11 for tho Car Lhat ho n cr ni to tho Darby bank but wore not by Mr Carpenter but by the Charles K who then view president uf tho bank president of anl by 1 Mac Carter assistant in tho Mul lie he i In relation lu and hat Mr Carpenter if lie had any of the to which he replied ho had not Mr Gotschal was pressed Ity bath Mr and 13 who with IX1 H counsel for Carpenter but ro It Mr Carpenter said more this do not It in K Ion fur the bank te i hut U a Mr that hi was for thu shortage nnd that tin money had to talio caro ef other losses Mr Ills afternoon called nt to tho testimony JIM by claimed led ARMY MAN HANGED AT MATH S MANILA FOR I MANILA P I March John S Thompson Point ato of 1923 and Beau of the army colony hanged at a in In bnch of thu iu sir term a s cor supply house nt Fort Tho old building in Uio of provided for iho final act of a tragedy that n few after midnight on April G 1925 when Thompson bullata Into thu of 16 Audrey of Captain Hamilton and of tho army social set Thompson tho son of Milton Thompson of Astoria X Y wus in lovo with Audrey Ho said ho shot her she would not Innrry him Her hist words Thompson ho coin t which condemned him ere T love you Thompson went to tho i but without Insignia lad been stripped uf his raulc COUNTY W IN SESSION Mrs Ella A Boole Na tional President to Ad dress Group TO President Makes Plans to Start Today lor Ply mouth to See Father Ms late FOUR WEST END HOMES ENTERED BY BURGLAR have obtained n rln which they are confident will lea to apprehension of n wh hits been In the wester of the city thn early hoiri morning four places were entered tint in only ono di the Intruder secure tny loot about six dollars in money That a I the home of James ZOO Weal street where by forcinK a rear door after efforts to break open a cellar win dow had failed til Fourth street heard nil Intruder in his home lint unarmed and fearing tho thief was possessor of a nun made no attempt to him him After the unwelcome visitor After the unwelcome visitor do parted Mauire made an made through a fido window The lower hatl rnn but nothing of value hnd been taken The home A nil In Doh Kourth was between and 3 n in breaking a catch em a rear hed Wort Ninth Direct reported hat a of a it had failed entirely lo suh the referred particularly to the fact no tes timony had to rhow that could bo directly to Mr also called tho atten tion of the Jury to tho testimony K had testimony lo thu that during a if nnd dl of 1 in tint Account oi Kyle Then produced u et recommendation which Mr afterwards to Hi Dint made to tho bank to cover nny at time uf the assignment losses said that his to prove that chore had been no losses by the bank Mr MacCarter Mr Mating that had that there cer tain thing in Iho case which hi did not not helm especially familiar with he Mr did them Me Maid ho could not how when ihc examiner came and found a of 110 ill In tho Bond Club that Car penter bonds to that amount and how the envelopes In which bonds Were could in box worn of short dura linn inl following jury Thj opened cie lay and put on tin sland several alHO a of whu had previously for Uic common wealth In It iKor Hinted ihc was formerly by National Hank 1 ick of this city but lately Tho ot th Christian of County la In KCS ilon hero today In the Street church nnd The convened at 10 oclock and Iho afternoon at which time Kiln A nti AV 0 T U president U scheduled lit deliver nn on Our Duty In Politics will 230 oclock Tho Hov Dr tor of the Madison Street church conducted lint devotional service at 10 oclock this morn Ins and reports were mado by each of tho county of Tho of the of tho work uf iho union In IMa county were lo reports nt this Tho jiro Mrs Ada It Mo louts Mrs Mrs A J Pennock Taylor nnd Mury U 1 prayer service fol Inwod by a hour in of MVH C Darling Ion mid u will brini this mornings to a clone A business meet will be held tit 130 oclock As it followup of nt 230 oclock tin A bo WASHINGTON March dent will to birthplace Plymouth this afternoon The in this as in personal matters Is making every effort to keep the affairs of his family from public Mr was in communication with Plymouth today and was dd vised of the impending death of his father Col John Cool The man however waa not able to talk with his son Tho President on his journey north ward into icy hills of Vermont will only u few attaches and Tho journey lo which will bo by special train will take about 15 or IB hours and no stops vlll be mado except for fuel and water Tha will gn over either tho BattU more ami Ohio or the Pennsylvania to York and northward The Presidents train running as special folio wing the regular schedule of ono oE tms fastest will stop either et ten miles from Plymouth or it Junction about 20 miles from depending of roads between those two points and thu nt Plymouth Notch and have been made ready at those two points for tho Presidents journey Uy leaving this the can In early tomorrow The wiI tho of hid expected brief stay in Plymouth in the farm house would H amount dt to Iho journey back and forth from the special railroad train which It ia understood will bo kept on a siding with up the return aL tho House today followed iho usual of Idaho called to discuss pro In liiM state Mrs Just before noon rer called she had issued fur a White House to bo held at 1 p m lodny It Is believed who will accompany on hia trip lo see his father Vt may dlo tho President of the United Stales can arrive hero from J in ihu yard at tho rear nf his home had been tampered u Uh I and bin thai entrance hal not been wis of several tK fr with by G polley ft and Mrs R Morgan ii Invited to at tend Ihc pensions of tho convention DEMOCRATS DRAFT TENTATIVE SLATE 922383 poll which far from arc nr follows is results nd Prohibition t ion Total Tlu J H alias F Jt who is in Media jail In deficit rf on oC anl money under pretense instituted habeas corpus proceedings bis torney Robert Beatty in nn to have his bail reduced The on the petition will be held vU morning 11 jrt oclock ludir lohnson Verhins was arrested nt Marcus Hook Saturday after a bank Teller him from At the Cluster i n of p so vn to will meet by for tho 2 ARRESTED wn CAV DAT ANO SAY POLICE 257973 447322 684114 1389403 n if NIvA Srv ELECTRIC CO OFFICIAL TENDERED BANQUET court by a law ill run I tn of ihc same Kind however and was A committee of nine loaders oC at n recent moet int of the Delaware County Demo cratic by chairman Al bert I of met at the law of Frank C In laat They tho following men as for the Democratic congressional tnj For congress J Johnson South HhodCH of Media Thomas T of Me dia for A 11 Albert B of Milton J nf Wayne Allan fj Tyson of Tin of state F Desmond of Chator of Clifton Heights Florence T Dorn of and A Li Geary of Many men and women will attend tho of the Democratic club at the Strat ford Hotel Philadelphia at noon Monday 52 when former of Stato Norman If rf President Wilsons will the ad III will center around Day DrAlbert 0 physic tn to tho told tills that tho In ha would not be j nt anything within tho next few hour his visit this morning Dr issued bulletin Col has grown weak tho and hia heart 3 not so soar it has Im proved over the condition at 1330 a tn but is moro variable to 140 Temperature about Respira tion JS Signed A CRAM A rotary snow plow today com tho work o den ring tiia of road here and Ludfow the nearest railroad point to which the President prob ably Wili lo Plymouth WOMEN ENDORSE SENATOR PEPPER 3 iur sold T Wallace for the Counly ihal a Receiving report a man under tho in e of was in 1 rip street near Market oclock i this afternoon Patrolmen Owens and description by a j Hamilton to the pin The mo bank K nf yn Ka Primer wife rf of 315 street died it home Fifth street ihin early this after down a of stairs nl List woek and siv ral rib a broken arm and skul The funeral was leil Ms i from his late the IlOe with a Jt was well known rc in the section of the tity Jived arh I VANTS TAX ON U S MAGAZINES OTTAWA Ont thr recent ban on an Anuri n nd a newspaper the Maga ie Association of Canada tbo to lO a on all United States the dominion The Judgment Day Do you believo that vill be a judgment flay when all will be calta to answer for their transgressions coi Do you in ITell ns n Tire and iho other choice of a place to po derail if von fail to get through the Heavenly Rates What arv ve really by in life Is it what wo or is It the of that render to our questions will ed in the Twoway Pulpit on Church Pap of the Chester Times next Saturday by Rev Tohn Roach New York and ha Rov Hubert C Herring liberal minister Bos tor t oi is ird a nail diap informed the car had con to ond toward the river Owen and took vbich loci to Afreet by an driver of which was J it The n i i patrol and taken to iny Hall They they wer William H JJ years oM 344 Taylor w nir I ami driver of thn ar and I II old 1013 Upland Jons taken to the office j of Dr II city i who him and a writ ten report certifying thai Hie man j been He was to City sni with Simpkins locked up it I j Erry in Minn M th term man i an n Minne and to butter and ijc dealer in general Herman CA Tiled suit for lam a and charged he snf in his that Ins the i in have and Clf j He hat hl Mar tint ivc tor with hav al th and also II number of County Company for the and there district wan tendered a fn d iast year at which dinner Inst thr titno thn was raided the of th district A t wives and friends two was in at I nrd tatr Tho Triace in h nnd and in ant F 1 Smith was it as liquor which and short talks cum pi ii they founI rn tho I to Mio by who vas by A K Granger general manager ot claimed after Hie company Sheriff Isim Johnj Iii had bern for the pon Howard man of tions Coulter Arthur Hid the Chester district At the liin Jlr In behalf presented Mr Wallace with a bac the re vitli a lev thv of a etit n vaudeville show ly professional and for which In ho Hold his iris tr or tii SHIPYARD WORKER DIES FROM INJURIES J Cordon chair man of tho bulletin business leo of Ihc Council of Republican Women luis sent out the following notice who in the policies and respect for the principles ot should now work fur ihc of Senator George as the best man ti carry out these policies in the past years in the Senate he has earnestly striven to serve the beat interests ot his and country both at homo nnd abroad has loyally supported the and given gener of hia time and service to every pood AJi the outstand ing lawyers of the United States hia in matters is As an orator statesman and man of moral character and broad experience he its deserving ot paid Iho lino and that he had dn with thc dvc at the time raid Ward Tarnall aged I x husband of Mr Yarnall of Third street tiled early at tho Chester Hospital where be had been on Mon day following Injuries unstained by being struck by a heavy plate while at work at the plant ot the Sun Shipbuilding and Company He was injured about the head and body Yarnall had been employed for time as D crane operator at the yard Topics of Times BURNED SETTLEMENT MAD Kim I a of West street was admitted to thi Chester Hospital early this CITU with Mm decree burns of body and fac sustained by fall inc in a tank at the His condition was reported 0 at the hospital this morn jnp f i hi property I utTr MR Ml The an ancing q CONDITION v jru dot Marlof f y 11 ir I1 reet and j The Weather The fellows who were raided smoker in a in should have known that a black cat is a jinx There havo been several jewel recently hut the average man wont tct excited over a diamond robbery until Eddie and other umpires got to working in a few weeks A reporter v rote a story ho noticed a chaso automobiles on Market street a few days ago Get down at and he might no tico chickens do tho samo thing a mirror may be a ssn of bad luck but not as sure a sign is a law Humor hns it thit some of the dats in tho huern garden of thj t Turkey weigh over j half a pound We always suspected j thai Sultan hud semo heavy i dates The t ami I and in butler immoral nnd t t i n m L 11 s T i 11 a Mui used t trr all and KSS wIT iiiii llt It reported and thereby P to and WORKER ELECTROCUTED hf I to their i irip f 1 vo n to joM to Hm jJt ui lim j helper was I when ho came m contact a Hxc wire carrying volts in the iic t plan hro j ih it M t plf i thK j Plack SATURDAY NIGHT CLUB MEETS i il he j Club nn of a I til number of Ohfstrr intn held their annual St Day i I the cafe Ln y an pur Din pa ny WASHINGTON March j Weather Forecast Eastern Penna i Cloudy tonight and Friday Not much change in temperature fresh possibly strong southwest wiira this shifting to north and northeast tonight a Quartet ore four thinks Iit ia nothing PEPPER PASSES March is rn Thf national ln wag ly rcord the al and Mark MlH tho railway the enche and Market nnd win tiie of pio U will JM 1 A V Pv Cne Hie Dfl County at j while ami I TODAYS CALENDAR Low wateriSS a m n Hourly 1 a m 2 a m 1 a m 4 m 3 a m n m i a m 31 31 31 39 30 31 3 S a in li a m 10 am I a m 1 m 2 p 31 33 42 Rl sr as he coal ptriUc Is over and print is here a is nothing to brag about The of is now noted for an umbrella Some peo ple will use any thing fox a parachute A In Upland says wouldnt mind In a iury the panels were decorated in tha xnew shades Short dresses will find favar ammi the young women this fashion note And there arf stilt plenty of who will for long green
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