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Chester Times (Newspaper) - January 24, 1939, Chester, Pennsylvania THAT NAN BACK FORTY MAO A WAY 1 WAS Alt MONEY I HAD YET TO GET WHIU I KNOW IH A NATION WRUNG DRV I FEEL LIKE A WET LAST CITY EDITION Leased Wire or United Press UP und News Service INS RANKIN QUITS COMMITTEE FOR SCHOOLS SURVEY Local Attorney Not in cord With Decision of Other Six Members School Board Approves Recommendations For Survey Submitted CHESTER PA TUESDAY JANUARY 24 1939 HOW FRANCO HAS PUSHED ON It was revealed at a meeting of the Chester School Board last ning that James L Rankin local attorney and a leading critic of thc local school system had resigned from a committee selected by Hiram Turner president of the school because he was not in accord the latest decisions of the com- of seven The resignation was mentioned in i a report of the activities of the committee which was presented to the school board at the conclusion of the meeting by P Herman Fritz superintendent of schools and man of the special committee It was submitted according to the re- 7 to FRANCO BARCELONA y Insurgent have members the ings of the seven men and made certain recommendations of the committee arc P Herman i chairman Henry G ics P Hopkins James L Rankin A Hynes Harry Holcroft and the latter I et school board members Ths did not bear Mr Rankin's thc beginning of their drive on Barcelona and SENATE PASSES PA RELIEF OF Borrows Amount From Motor Fund Reserve Prevents New Taxes Democrats Vote Not to Confirm Hamilton and Adams for Cabinet Jan Senate lifted the gules Of the state motor license fund reserve today and authorized a loan to pre- vent exhaustion of thc in tit relief treasury 1 Bills transferring that amount to appropriating immediately for February needs were approved finally and sent to Gov Arthur H James for signature They passed tilc House lost weak While thc motor fund transfer I was approved without a dissenting i vote the Democratic minority pre- vented immediate enactment of to transfer STORMS FAR AT SEA by great odds chiefly scarcity of weapons and food At the conclusion of thc of the report a motion was made lo continue the investigating com- now composed of six at the of thc chair report of the six members be re- spread upon the minutes and the recommendations be adopted and complied with Earlier in the activities of the committee the board had voted eral months ago to expend lor an extensive survey of thc local school system with President ner and Mrs Estella M Von Racer voting negatively SEC PERKINS IS BARCELONA CITY IMPEACHED WITH TWO LABOR AIDES Loyalist Army Mobilizes Resolution in House by All Volunteer Jersey Member Sets Realizing Danger j Forth Five Charges Nationalist Bomb Planes Immigration Chief and Reilly from Die liquor license from the liquid fuels tux fund and from the ance fund because two members of the Republican constitutional i of 26 were absent When Democrats voted in caucus to oppose immediate confirmation cabinet nominations J Hamilton for revenue I secretary and Major Lynn G Adams for motor police Charles H Ealy R Somerset chairman of the tive nominations committee said their names would not be reported this week Both were given in BS yesterday and the Republican i majority agreed to hold another i hearing next week for Adams at the request of Democrats Attack Each Ministries Evacuate Barcelona 2 p in Jan tor Named Washington fire resounded in proceedings were brought j i PRICE THREE CENTS JNO WARNING OF CLIPPER'S DOOM TO THOSE ABOARD Had Only Time to Get Life Preservers as Flying Boa tHit Sea defeated S i vy ui i till UU defeated transfer bills and ately moved for their tion They were placed on the calendar and will be taken up later when thc full Republican strength is present a ever tee minus Mr Rankin sub Anarchist and Syndicalist unions I to slt ln a President's for adoption for numbers to join tlie i two high officials of the a survey oi a much more irm cal nature requiring the I -I to fat day against Secretary of Labor to reconsider the bills which had woman ever opposition been ie ln a fight of Labor -35 RCS e were Rop Continued on Page 2 i l f AT COMMISSION 7 i uy majority IVvit suburbs Insurgent airplanes i J Thomas a Republican of i there is a relief We can the capital and finin New r wc Ul would have prevented thc use of thc three funds for relief for der of the fiscal It isn't the fault of the lican said that a chamber not how much wUl for relief until we have had a Further improvement in traffic HOW in the downtown section of the city is expected to result from a new police order will be operative next Monday avenue from Third street to Second street as a one way traffic artery The traffic will flow from Third street southward to Second street only The city block which includes me extremely congested failure of the Federal Government The evacuation of civilians from to deport Harry the fortified areas around CIO leader and lona was rushed by the government 1 i a inn more than J Jammed with members and we killed i out of thc in- to get the facts after noon and thc raids conducted by the Dies Com- j Sen Harry Shapiro D over the i activities and revolved about thc were consistent in their posit Ion of opposing any transfers that were west coast not immediately earmarked for re- accused Com- j lief and could not thereby be used for any other purpose Vj V ti I were being evacuated I Accused with Secretary Perkins prepared to leave quickly States Consulate re- L Houghteling XJ s Com- a score of Americans missioner f Immigration Shapiro pointed out during debate on the motions to reconsider that local communities have already counted on anticipated revenue from LAST MINUTE marked with signs and paintings to denote it as a one way traffic street and a policeman of the traffic squad will remain on duty for several days at the en- trance of thc square to en- of these items to local wilfully unlawfully and UP against the ninth conspire to commit offenses unemployment P rr day by four the United States and to i The public Stance eis planes which swept over the defraud the United States ty lion of theling and morrow and unemployment relief rC T- V t ine of cannonading in the hi tion outskirts mingled with the ex- I- That the three did i t plosions of Loyalist anti-aircraft i wilfully unlawfully and I 1 guns im thr t J raid in four days r of the American refugees ace visa tr be satisfactory solution to the con- gestion in the street thc police will be made into the form of ordinance permanently the street for one FACULTY TKA Hot trouble on The last consular car was sched to leave Barcelona for p in Continued on Pape 6 BRITISH BOMBER WITH t j ii checks to recipients could not have gone out next week out immediate passage of the transfer and propriation The bills have been right of way since open Consuls Douglas Flood and ing in thc English Channel mu end of his first regular weekly Nathaniel v J ft Jernigan were to at the consulate for thc duration of thc siege Urgent orders were sent to units ut the unions u port at designated mess kits ready to tions The people ot thc city knew ut Ian A Royal Ilg lnc legislature January was disclosed at thc with its all re- Ships in the channel were asked to for it INSPECTION DEADLINE -i man of thc entertainment Miss Dorothy Kelly is tary of thc faculty secretary of public assistance Howard L iell had reported relief rolls at thc highest point since thc tion of the Federal Works Program several years ago This situation inspected are James pointed out might require The faculty of the ior High School held a tea and social gathering at the Y W C A building Seventh and S yesterday afternoon Plafker member of tne Uptown me i- i n in charge of thc affair which was were approaching in nl drivers of all cars not bearing he did not anticipate it would in hew inspection tags are subject lo ceed 000 arrest for violation of thc motor At thc same time the governor announced appointment of reports from mond T Bowman Philadelphia stations with the professor of economics at periodical inspection He replaces A Sponslor of Newspapers and other of publicity appealed to women to resist to the last As Nationalist airplanes sidewalk near her home last Rev H pastor of further Chinese License Plates On Motor Puzzles Passers-By cupy thc pulpit sermon this VICTIM and preach in the thc inet J j ton for revenue secretary and jor Lynn G Adams for motor police Curiosity was aroused yesterday when a car bearing a was observed in Chester nnd Upland The car belonged to Dr Jossph McCracken University of Pennsylvania alumnus nnd mous football and Olympic star eraj The former Red nnd Blue athlete has been a in China for 30 years on the staff of St John's hospital Shanghai and a teacher in the Si medical school After a -ation of several months in this country he and Mrs are on their way back to China and yesterday stopped at Crozer Semi- nary- to visit Dr Gordon Poteat anri family Dr Poteat is a close friend cf Dr McCracken having taught in the University of Shanghai for a number of years The license plate Itself was the vices Zerr has chosen topic Transformed Men Changing World emergency PA HOUSE RECESSES At Park 2 years mile 118 Perkins Sti 50 Hi Gold US 00 Sculptress 115 Time Also American Money New Dawn Cross Vine Darby Dallas Mini Dan's Folly Haste WANT ARSIS FOR U S SOLDIERS Jan army Die Military Affairs committee that tho should provide weapons in to an army cl men soon after thc of war Testifying in of Maj Cion It M said hat thc army to men on the outbreak of war ami that hick of adequate arms would hamper mobilization seriously Ho followed UnK Gen George P Tyner assistant army chief of Klaff who the that this country should not send its into thc field with antiquated weapons ASSASSINATION HAVANA RACING 21 races scheduled at thc Track were cancelled today of the Uon yesterday of Pedro mayor of thc suburb of Havana in which thc Oriental Track is situated GOV JAMKS TO BALANCE Jan 2 Arthur H James an- today thai from his cabinet led him to believe he could balance the state by June 2 end of James estimated the he inherited from the Earle at The bulk of this he i- in unemployment relief He savings to be effected in rolls by June at He that could be obtained from the balance in thc appropriation for flood control CONCERT GROUP OPENS DRIVE Subscriptions Tor Three Programs Here This An group pf men and women who have organized a ter Community Concert Association met last night at a dinner in thc Chester Club lo formally open it drive for Thc will continue nil this week and will close promptly nt 5 p m Saturday Thc number of for members and for will determine the concert stars who will come here Thc location of thc hall and he dates also upon I he number of subscriptions Charles R Long president of thc local sociation ing Rev tor of thc Trinity asked thc if vocation and Ton Recite Crew Mum on Accident Begins New York Jan passengers of the lost British flying boat Cavalier reported today that they had hud no warning of an im- pending serious accident and had not received life preservers until the plane had hit the sea and water was gushing in through its broken floor The four men of the Cavalier's crew who survived were ped as to the cause of the accident which killed three ot the 13 persons nnd thc other 10 into Atlantic 300 miles from the land where they drifted lor in hours before picked up by the Ray town But Neil Richardson first of- ficer of the Imperial Air- ways craft said he had ordered thi stewards to distribute life pre- servers before thc crash The radio M thc while it f to stay in the air showed thill the crew had been aware of disaster for almost an hour before it overtook the plane Disaster starts V began the Investigation the disaster Captain M R master of thc Cavalier uid his crew were to be questioned G C of the British embassy and Paul E of thc Imperial Airways An expert of the Civil Aeronautics Authority will be present but only as an observer The United States Has no official part jn the gation It has agreed for a period of 5 years to accept British cations of of Brit- ish ships operating out of American ports in return for a British ment to American tions The survivors said there had been only six or seven life preservers for thc U occupants They did not know whether there had been more in the plane which were not used Returning o n tumultuous ing in thc harbor on the pier the survivors appeared to be in good physical condition Physicians and ambulances hau been waiting but only two of the whose husbands were among the three who medical tion By contrast the other eight Continued on 5 NAME FOR TRAINER FORCE John Williams of 3422 West street Trainer has been promoted from patrolman to chief of police by action of Trainer ough Council Thc new chief has made an president of thc local has an in charge of the a living cv Herbert A Weaver n of oases which won he 1 Him wide commendation HO Continued on Column 4 COUNTY UN WOOD GUESTS Four hundred members of the Delaware County attended January ing held last at Marcus Hook ns the guests of Fire Company No 1 Joseph W News president of thc Unwood company and Alex ilnK Lin wood's Commissioner of Public Safety made brief ing to thc gathering During tho business meeting routine matters were taken up and annual reports were read tions were ordered prepared in the death of one nf the members since the last meeting Fire Schools for Delaware County thc main topic of dis- cussion William E secretary to thc association and a visiting fire chief from South sey were the principal speakers commendation He has efficiently with the police the ties and the State Police In addition to the new chief the borough has two other patrolmen Sherman and James Topics of Times I European developments suggest that one of thc world's great poems will have to be revised to road I am thc corporal of my soul The return of Prohibition is pre- m some quarters That should be cheering news to Al pone who is about to start life over again The invention of a machine that seems to fill no great need at the moment What this country needs is a machine that can cook make beds and is a pleasant com- talking Looks like Neville told II Duca on using no certain terms j -in Congress making drastic cuts Rev E M Thomas chaplain i grasshopper control wc an talk on j dently feels that the little fellers the eaten at the public trough operation At the close of ARMED BANDITS DOG QUARANTINE STEAL MACHINE IN RIDLEY PARK day concurred in Senate ments to thc emergency relief appropriation a score cf new bills and recessed until 1 p m tomorrow Former Wayne Girl Tried To Save Cavalier Steward i meeting a vaudeville show was pre- sented Glen Jones John T plugh and Smith Cipple formed the committee in charge of ments It was announced that the ruary meeting will be held at erch while the March session will place at Marcus Hook with the Hook company in thc role of host MRS K If 76 long enough The Weather and Girl Forced Canines Running at Large to Yield Car at Point of Will Shot on View by Free Curb Service For P O Patrons Gun Three armed bandits held up a P Park ln Poteat said this morning that the license U issued by Shanghai council and is good only in the Settlement Once issued the plate is not changed A former Delaware county girl who survived thc wreck of thc Brit- ish flying boat Cavalier told in York last night that she had held the injured steward of the I emit in her arms for nearly 20 minutes before lie slipped from her Irked by thf of sank to his death ing meters in front of the Chester Mrs George the former at Fifth street and Katherine i Honey i Fox who lived avenue the officials ot the near Wayne her to n the have evolved a scheme Bermuda lumber dealer 10 months those mailing letters may ago said lacing aj I tried best a brief I front of this space first women sang and shouted in the hea Postmaster to attract the attention of those on license paid his j y fee ne at la diatel locality were which fatally i their car day stated that ns KOily who is 18 years old and at- ship for i in Continued on Last 4 I Continued on ne wanted jss BPS i ters Washington Jan ern Pennsylvania Light rain or snow this afternoon or tonight slightly colder in west and ex- treme north portions tonight Wednesday generally fair in east and snow flurries in west and north colder Wednesday ol fruit numerous Wednesday night ana a book constructed Western fee Id New in south and of i Pancoast of 2204 West rain or snow in north portion this and tonight Wednesday today colder Wednesday Mrs who is one of the known ol the section of the city has been to hrr bed for several weeks but si ill takes an active in- terest m thc community Prior to her illness she was actively fied with the South Chester odist Episcopal Church She has 1 till IU I I j and Wednesday night In Today's CHESTER TIMES been president thc Ladies Guild of that edifice for nineteen years AS ZIGZAG Page 4 t 53 Continued on Page 2 1 MRS GEORGE INGHAM Richard Larkin a salesman I held on a drunken driving charge by Magistrate Joseph A Garrity of Trainer in bail for a further hearing to be held on Friday ning The arrest was made last night in Trainer U S TREASURY BALANCE Washington Ian Treasury balance as of January i miscellaneous In- revenue customs i receipts receipts expenditures Amusements Answers to Questions Bedtime Story Bridge Comics 12 13 14 15 Crossword 13 Deaths 2 Editorials g Fiction 10 Financial 12 Glenn Pran 6 Health Articles i o In Hollywood 9 In New York n Marriage Licenses 4 Radio Time Table 12 Serial Story 10 Society News g Sports 11 14 Stamps g Thc Game of Politics z The Man on the Street Says 3 Thirty Years Ago fi Women's Pages 8 9 10
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