Chester Times, December 15, 1926

Chester Times

December 15, 1926

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Chester Times (Newspaper) - December 15, 1926, Chester, Pennsylvania IWU AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR NOVEMBER 19255 51ST 15604 IMPROVEMENTS TO JAIL KILLS FARM COLONY IDEA Commissioners Rescind Resolution on Aston Township Site Grand Jury Recommenda tions End EightYear Wrangle As the result ot the December Grand Jurys recommendation that Improvements be made to tho present county Jail the county commission ers yesterday rescinded a resolution which had been passed by them on October 26 calling for the purCliase of a 140acre farm in Aston toxvn ship on which it was planned to es tablish a farm colony prison The December Grand Jury in ren dering a report yesterday outlined improvements which will enlarge the capacity of the present jail and which will entail an expenditure of more than The county commissioners in re scinding their former resolution con vernlnsthe purchase of the farm site pointed out that it would be inad make such an expenditure ind also purchase a site In the county tor a new jail The resolution In conclusion declared that the petition presented to the county courts to approve the purchase o the Aston township farm be withdrawn The action of the county commis sioners in rescinding the resolution to buy the farm kills the prison farm colony project which the commis sioners a group citizens and mem bers of the prison board were Inter ested By the action taken by the com missioners it is meant that George S Idell who prepared the tentative plans for improvements asked for the county jail by the prison inspec tors will prepare plans for the re modeling pi ihe present jailandlhe I u lid ing of an addilioii to the rear of the jail to contain ninetysixcells The question ofwhether the county should build a new jail at Media or build an addition to the present one o or go out into the country and estab lish a prison farm colony has been n problem of more than eight years FIRAL EDITION i MI v With All Latest and News of the Day Diilj Leased Wire Reports or United Press UP and the International News Service ISS CHESTER PA WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 15 J926 EIGHTEEN PAGES PRICE TWO CENTS TEXAS GUNGIRL standing The county commissioners for MORE CASH FOR WELFAREAPPEAL Returns Coming in From Various Manufacturing Plants REBECCA BRADLEY This is the first picture to reath he north of Miss Bradley of Aus n who is charged with holding up ho Farmers National Bank at Buda Texas was telephoned 10 New York and rushed to the Chester Times by NKA Service Miss Bradley who is only seven ecu years old was employed as a stenographer in the oflice of Dan Moody Texus attorney general and fovernorelect After her arrest brought about by identification ot tho Iltomobilp in which she escaped with ler lootshe derisively charac Contributions continue to be re ceived at iho office of the Welfare federation Returns now ure be ginning to como in from the various manufacturing plants A number of the residential districts ot Chester also are yielding to the persuasive efforts of members of the teams in the womans division of the cam paign Additional subscriptions re ceived are Realty Men Lewis and Hopkins 5 5000 J Irvin Taylor 2500 Charles A Cummins 1000 Barle F Hcwes t 500 Gertrude Curcy 500 T C Teague 2000 Industrial Kmployes Del Co Trust Co 25500 Hmployes 1st National Bank 3075 Employes Cambridge Trust 1C300 Kmployes Chester National 4200 Kmployes Merchants Trust and Delaware County Na tional Dont Try toBe So Funny Council Tells Burgess Buse Ridley Park Officials Resent Quips About Pig in the Parlor and Fire Alarm Saying They Have Serious Matters to Attend to 11 P Barlow Employes of H I liurtuw erized the biink Glliclals as saps 11200 2500 2000 Employes of H H Ward 55G1D Employes Scott Paper Co 66300 Patnous llestfturant 9580 months have been trying to solve thejail problem After hearing much evidence In favor of the prison farm project an option was secured on L farm on the Middlctown road near Sleighton Farms The site was ideal for a prison farm buti Dr Ellen Pot ter secretary of welfare vetoed the farm because it was too close to the fcilelghton Farm school The next move on the part of the commissioners was to secure an op iion land adjoining the pres ent jail A resolution tqbuy the property which was approved by Dr rotterwas opposedbjvUlose faviired the prison farm colony arid ictuity proceedings were started Tho proceedings were ended the iommissioners rescinded the resolu lion to buy this site in lieu of an option on a fnrm in Aston towmship Thfj latter site was also approved by Dr PotterThe commissioners passed a resolution to purchase the ian e and it was submitted to tho for approval It is this lattei resolution which was rescinded bj the commissioners yesterday In the midst of the efforts of the commissioners to solve the jail prob lem prisoners started a not in the county jail It was probably this riot which caused the present results produced by the action of the grand jury A few tnys following the outbreak at the jail the commissioners through letterfrom the prison board were told that they were responsible for the trouble In the jail The prison board demanded that immediate im provements be made to the county jail with a threat that mandamus would be brought if thii failed to comply with llheir demand This letter was followed by an answer on the part ot the commis sioners who denied that they were responsible for the condition in the jail but that it was rather the lack of discipline by allowing prisoners to get possession of iron pipe with which they broke down cell doors The commissioners at the same time informed the inspectors that they had secured an option on the land in Aston towjiship for a prison farm colony The inspectors a few days later received another letter from the in spectors in which they sharply de ninndcd that the commissioners remedy the conditions at the jail and letter was also answered by the commissioners It letters many believe which caused a wide breach between the commissioners nnd the inspec and it resulted in Judges Frone iioM and BroomaH calling the two Iodies together in aconference At that conference the jail situation was frone over but there was lack of harmony The inspectors at that meeting asked thai something bo lone immediately at the jailto re Jieve the present overcrowded con ditions and to Improve the unsanitary condition of the jail The commissioners In this confer ence informed the inspectors that for not preventing the robbery MOUNTED OFFICER NABS SHOPLIFTER A sprinting match between an al leged woman shoplifter and a mounted officer furnished some ex citement in the vicinity of Sixth street and Edgmont avenue yester day afternoon The horst guided by Patrolman Starr was the winner and after a ehise of more than a block the woman Naomi Laws Negro of Fayette street was over taken and sent to the City Hall where she was given a hearing In police court today ind upon plemling guilty was committed for thirty days According to the manager of a store on Kdgmont avenue between Sixth and Seventh streets a group of Negro women have been pyjtera1 ptically robbing tho store Block ings underwear and other goods for the past two weeks Yesterday the manager says he caught the woman in the act of getting outof the store with a number of pairs of silk stock ings and when he attempted to stop her she took o her hcelK Starr was at Sixth street and the avenue when the woman hold ing up her skirts and running at full speed turned avenue into Sixth Street Aurowd followedand Stiirr gave cbasej The sprint ended in Wall street near Welsh The articles she later admitted stealing were re covered and she was sent to head quarters Employes Wm Provost Jr 3170 NellAMay Plush Co 25DO Miscellaneous J E Green 0000 Trinity M E church a300 Chester Chapter No 79 A 11 E P A 1SOO Sinclair Refining Co 25000 Mrs Mary C Dabney 200 Frank Cone 1000 SONS HONORED BY ROTARY CLUB Guests of Their Fathers at Banquet Companionship Stressed Continued On Page Three EPWORTH LEAGUE OFFICERS ASSEMBLE An institute for officers of JEpworll Leagues oC Methodist Episcopal churches In this city and vicinity was held last night In the Madison Street Methodist Episcopal with seventy young people in attend ance The object of the gathering Vias to discuss various phases of league work and especially to study plans oC organization within the in dividual societies A business meeting of the Madison Street League preceded the main ses sions of the institute C W Mc Dowell of Ridley Park head of the south district league work was the principal speaker of the evening Other brief talks were given by Her bert Carter president of the Mad ison Street League and other mem bers of the various league cabinets Discussion on the subject Organ ization was led by Herbert W Car A resolution was passed by tho Ridley Park borough council last niehl requesting Burgess 11 W Buse to oinii his suggestlveness facetious ness and newspaper cuppings lnass much ns a largo volume of business confronted tho councilman Tho motion was offered by X 1 several quips that the chief burgusK made In scverni communications to council Mr Mitchells ire was uroused after tho burgess had gotten oft several sallies concerning tho Irishman who tossed the brick and remarked Its up to you and a further fiuip in which he burgess in comment Ing on a recent decision of ilia United States supreme court stated Some things aro all right in their places hut not all right In other places like tho pig in the parlor Burgess Buse In a letter to coun cil advised that a change bo tnndo In tha tire alarm system of tho bor ough He advised that cither a siren bo obtained or else the rope In the lire house which is pulled to an nounce a fire b transferred to the chief polices bed room so that when fire should break out he might simply pull the chain and notify theborough The burgess sent another com munication to council to tho effect that arrangements had been made for tin magistrates to lake alternate turns in disposing of cases in the borough Councilman Thorn im mediately obtained ihe floor stating that the arrangement was Illegal and moved that the communication be received and filed The motion was passed A further motion wns passed that the office of borough engineer bo de clared vacant after December ii vious meeting dechtrlnc the otfice of borough soliclior vacant was recon sidered lust nlKhl By a tie volo tho original motion was retained Another letter was received by council from the IWKOSS aldtlne that lie hud no jurisdiction over High Constable J William Futility Ho suggested that tho hiph constable bo given access to the boxes burgess WIIR notified by council that the matter will bo left lo his discre llon The burgess requested that coun cil coopertUe in having the Balti more and Ohio Railroad Company change tho naniB ot the elation in tho borough from Ridley to Ridley Park Tho clerk was advised to send a letter to the nUlrond officials asking that the change be made Two letters from the Hlnkson Rnulevnrd Welfare Committee asked that wuter sewer and ge6 connec tions bo matlo and that the pave ments bo repaired The communica tions were held for further considera tion and referred to the highway committee 1 liuwiird Rober offered to coun cil at a nominal sum a 60foot lot on the end of Tlmycr street Tho bor ough lerk wns advised to notify Mr Kcber that his offer will bo con sldorod A letter WIIB referred to the high way committee from B C Sluckiitole district engineer regarding the water tlmt pours down Morton ave nueto Chester plko utter a rain The auditors Charles 8 Sulln and O W Smith read a report of the books of the library board tor the yenr 1B25 William Weir auperintendcnt oC streets for the pawl 25 years Un dored his rcijlKnatlun last night ask LOTTAS HEIR The resolution passed at it pre ing that it take effect Dec 31 LIBRARY PROTEST IS STUDIED West End Directors to Take Up Matter With School Board TO BURY SECOND DROWNING VICTIM The funeral of little Lawrence Cebring of SI 7 East Fourteenth street one of the two tois who were irowncd Monday morning n a quarry hole nelr Fourteenth and Crosby streets will be held this afternoon at 1 oclock from Uie home of the childs parents Intprmeut willrtake phvce at St Michaels cemetery The child in company withLeon ard Shore son of Mr and Mrs Sam uel Shore of 4fl Providence1ayf nue was drowned when ICe Upon which the pair were sliding broke through Leonard burled yester day nt 2 oclnck in the Jewish cem etery at Brookhaycn Tho funeral riles were heId at his late The mothers of both children were pros trated yesterday but had somewhat recovered today Mrs Shore wns able to attend the funeral yesterday The child is survived by his par ents and two brothers Morris and David students at the Pennsylvania State College ter of Chester John Herr of PhiladelphiaMissEllza be thdraham Of Wawa Miss Myrtle McCallin of West Chester and Miss Boris Mack of Philadelphia POLICE ASK SHOPPERS TO LOCK THEIR AUTOS The police department is making an appeal to owners of automobiles who make a practice daily or nightly or even a few times a week park ing their cars in the business zones while they make purchases in nearby stores to lock their cars and also remove all packages of value as a means of thwarting the activities of thieves particularly dujing the holir day season During recent weeks an organized gang of thieves has been operating In this city and in addition to numerous cars being stolen from parking spaces principally at night many car owners have reported the thefts of articles that had betn left in cars CONDITION IMPROVED TOKIO Dec con dition of Kmperor YtiKhihito of Japan critically ill of pneumonia was re ported sliRhtljimproved today American Ambassador Charles Mnc Veajrh called at the Imperial Pain ce nt Hayuma todiy nnd inquired about the Emperors condition JUDGE RULES MAN HAS RIGHT TO GET DRUNK TOnONTO Dec 15 It is mnns right drunk when and ns often MEXICAN FAMILIES DISTRESSED MEXICO CiTV Dec VP The families of nearly 500 public school teachers are destitute accordj ing to the Catholic Episcopate be cause of the governments dismissal of teachers who refused to sign an acceptance of the religious laws CORSET MANS ESTATE WOKCKSTER Mass Dec i The late David Hnle Fan ning who claimed to be the nations oldest active business executive left an estats valued at 52700000 according to estimates here as he pleases in this province the Appellate Division o the Ontario Supreme Couri ruled yesterday Dismissing nn action for alimory brought by Mrs Victoria Lang sh sought to prove cruelty with th FtiUement that her husband was con tinually drunlt That is not cruelty Justice Wil liam Rlddell said A man may ge drunk every dny of his life A man in this country under certain clr cuniKtanccK has a right to get drunk RIDLEY PARKGAS STATION CASE UP Judge Broom all Hears Testimony in the Suit Brought by Citizens The monthly meeting of the board of directors of the West End Free Fourth and Jeffrey streets vhlch was held last night was onu of the inost interesting held in years The meeting was interesting due to rotcsis that have been made against the buildings being used by the pu pils of tho DcweyManu schools Car reference work during the hours the library is operL to tht fipneraUpubli The directors of the institution were besieged with requests to rem edy conditions at the llbrray by pa trons who complained that duo to the presence of tho children they were unable at tlmoH ln go there and read aa had been their custom for years The qupsllon was dis cussed pro and con with the result Lhot a committee was appointed to take the matter up with the school board members andreport their find ings at a special meeting which will be called in a few weeks As was siated in a letlcr from John Stainton president of the li brary board of directors a few day ago the children from the schools use the library a few hours a week for reference material supplemental to the fundamental subjciCtB The school maintains a librarian there during these hours and Instructs the pupils how to select tlio boolw in the easiest fashion It is not used aa a classroom school authorities Hay and library tiificials state that the school board appropriates tlfiOO yearly for the privilege until such time as a library can be built for the schools The city appropriates 500 a yeru towards tho maintenance ot the Tenth ward library COUNTY MAN MISSING 5000 FUND IS GONE Police searching for fumes 1C Fowler of Twiilon supervisor in tin supply lpartment at tho Philadel phia Xavy Yard who disappeared a wenk MSO leaving unaccounted for a Christmas fund of 50nu which had boon plauud in his care Fovkr a captain in the Third Regiment Pennsylvania Xationn if he wants to He suggested Mrs i Guard lias been employed at thr should have exercised more Yard 17 years He owns hls discretion in selecting her husband HITS ENGINE INJURED SUNBURY Pa Dec flXS KINGS SPEECH IS READ IN PARLIAMENT TONUOX Dec Britain hix llvefl for the greater part oC the year in the shadow of tbe most pro tracted and ruinous industrial con flict in its history and now the nation must set its eyos steadfastly on the future said King George In his speech proroguing Parliament to ready and willing to make Gimberling chief of police iny improvements necessary in the for Selinsgrove Pa was in a iocsl jail They sent George S Well an hospital today suffering critical in expert architect on jail building to rpcoivcd when he drove his visit the inspectors and get from automobile into the side of a loco hcm their ideas as to the needs of the county Jail It was then that Mr Idcll went to Jail met the inspectors and pre pared plnns ns referred to In the irrind jurys report and on which the grand Jury made its recommen John M Brooniall 3d heard testimony today In the civil action igdinst Ira J Smith who la the of land where erection of a gasoline fillingstation has been blurted on the northeast corner of Sellers avenue and Cheater pike Kid ley Park The plalnlirtK in tliccabe JoYm W Pollock Frank C Wallace Wil liam 7 Boston Audrey Fletcher E I IVllliainsVahrt Daniel B OConnrtl iestdents of thfe iminediate vlclnltj of the proposed itutlon The Issue thVlllInij of ur Jtnswer oiib6half at Smith to cJiarKet brought by tho property iwncrs Kirnmers to lh of whether or not a gasoline utalion Is u violation off Ihe building restric tions nm whether it constitutes a nulHancf The other charges In substance aro admitted by Hrnlth and the court will be asked whether tin proposed Hnc station is a nuisance The Coroivjh of Uldley Park a riarty plaintiff with Uie property own ers iinil Henry W Buse burgess was in court with Senator Albert Dutton MacDado borough nolicltor The other property owners are represented by Tuylor Chad wickand Weeks with E Wallace Chad wick In per Thc members nf tho Uotary Club last niRht ciitertulneil their sons at a fathors mid sons bamiuct at tho Chester Club A lurfio nuinhur o tho minbers nnd their sons was present Harry Soliuliuan chairman of tho boys night committee had charge of tho affair The spvnker for the occasion was Alexander Colvillc cbulrinan of the boys work commllteo of tho Philadelphia notary Club and chnlr mun of tho boys council oC Phili dolphla Mr Colvlllo strussed the Importance of thecompanionship of the father and son as the chief fac tor In the boys life In his speech Mr Cplvlllo said Companionship oC a father with his son is the best thing that u father can offer for his offspring Up until a age It is the mother that controls the sUuutlon but beyond that age It Is certainly the father If there was n wurmor companion ship between father and son Iho so colled crlmo wave In this country would bo diminished Homo Is the solution of the prob lem Companionship should bo eis iourngcd and engendered in the home In the companionship field tliore is work for nil of us We might oil courage tho spirit between boy and man Tho problem olMhu boy Is to gain his confidence ami innko him feel that you are Interested In him Mr Colvillc urged tha members of Ihe local Holnry Club to tiiko iui ac tive ItUereat In the of tho boys UK does the Philadelphia Rotary Club In fhls conuoctlon lu said If once you gel Into boy work It will get such a hold on you that youll never get out of it you fire dealing with ho boy you aro clenl Ing with tho most valuable raw mutcrlnl Ihnt God has ever created You will bo justified btyond meas ure for anything you do In this flolcl Mr Colvlllt congrntultitcd Tlum mel Fish I urn director ot music ut the Chester High School for his mu sical program und ho also pndsed the boys of Die local high school for their entertainment Mr Schulmrui suggested lo tho Ho tury incmbnif Unit nt tho mooting oC that club ncxl wock ench membnr bocumc buddy to one of tlio boys ill tho Glen Mills inutltutloil who IUIK no father siiKgoHled inut nt tho next meeting the mcm beri draw lots for Uio linllvldutil boys they will have Themembers will vrllo to theso boys uid occnslonrU y Invite thorn to their home for din TWO IN CRASH WANTED TO FIGHT Victim Eighth Ward Col lision Testifies Against Pair in Court ner A quartet com posed oC inomljcrs of A shire in of the late Lotta actrtfi it Bought by Mrs CirlotU Cock burn of Gabritl Calif At the hearing In ton on Cockburni attempt to break will anoV Annie Ruittll of Tucton Arli the decedents niece recent That ihe also a neice of Lotta Crabtree is the batli of Mri Cockburhi suit EXPECT HUNDIpiS AT CROZER FUNERAL Perfioiis who were ftssoclated with him In n business way others who knew him for Ills philanthropies ami vlrtunlly all or tho residents of tiio neighborsniul will attend the funeralservice ot John 1rlce Crozer of Upland this afternoon Tho liiHt rites fnr the member of JL family which bun figured In pffulrH nf the borough for immli longer than Threatened with bodily harm by two young men after an In which they were riding collided jvKn itud caused considerable datnayft to his car at Iifth and FenneU streets last night was tho charge preferred by CSeorgo Munch ot J9 Post road Marcus Hook against Gordon Olsen of East Kiglitcemlj street and Harry Lyons of Tenth and Crosby streets when they were arraigned for preliminary hearing before MngiKtrutr Berry In police court this m6ining Munch testified that he was driv ing west on Fifth street and ac Pen nell a car oC the sedan typo bear Ing Pennsylvania Ucnnsu operated by Olsen sped out a short street at the rear ot Cumokln KUitlou and crashed intoIs car When b Questioned the occupants Munch said they invited him to fight Somo of the rtsldents telephoned ta police headquarters and Captain Cumnilngs and officers went to the place Oiseu and Lyons wero placed under arrest and taken to the ofllee of Dr 11 C Bonahoo city physician wlvo following an vxuinlsiation ot Olaeii certllUd that ho had bert drinking At iho hearing today Ol Ktn qucStloued by Magistrate Beirv admitted Ihat he hud been dilnklng Tho cuso was contiiuied to next Tucs dny pending arrangements mudo by Olstii to poyCor lepalis Ui Muncha car Shorriian leiiby Kegro ot Fiftlx and Union arrested by Pa trolman McKinney at Seventh street and Edgniont avenue and charged with rockless driving and driving without a license was nncd 10 and costs on the latter charge W A Shultz of Llnwopd auested by Patrolmen Rlggs and Talbot mt bird street and Morton avenue and nines Bulger of Seventh street lOrtOn avenue arrested by Patrol ncir MoKenna and Jlosen at Second nd Market Btreotswore discharged ho was doiyn and but NATOR WM McNlCHOL DIESATSHORE HOTH htlf will bo held at ri ifiosni nul Glee Club who played and sang werci A urker Todd La wren co Tcdosco Jack Hend Jck Peter AV right Joseph Priink oclock from Iho Baptist Church on Main stnot founded In 1852 the little churijli witliftho tnSvn cockfor mixny years suppprtod mainly by the ROBBED OF SAVINGS HEDREWFROM BANK rt Khide oC 1822 West Second was the victim of a pickpocket l r i yesterday to a report by him with the department housc in Yeadon Lato yesterday hlf wlf5 culled on officials at the Navy Yard and offered to help find her husband Mrs Fowler said she fears he Is a victim of amnesia or that I he has met i Continued on Page Eight PLOT FOILED TO KILL ALFONSO SPANISH KING LONDON annrchist was shot and killed while trying to escape and 13 others were arrested when the police frustrated a new plot to assassinate General Derivera and King Alfonso accord ing to dispatch published today by the Daily Express its Barce lona correspondent BISHOP TO BE INSTALLED SCRANTON Pa Dec Right Rev A J Brennan who be installed as Bishop of the See of Richmond W Va tomorrow here today in a special train for that city on a crossing here CHRISTMAS Help finish the against day The king did not attend Parlia ment personally but members of both Houses assembled in the House of Lords and hoard the speech read Most of the Kings speech was de voted to domestic affairs stressing chiefly the situation created by the coal strike SURPRISED ROBBERS KILL CHICAGO OFFICER CHICAGO Dec Hcoman Julian Bonfield surprising two bandits robbing 1 store was phot nnd killed by one ot the robbers to dny The murder followed two othor hnttlos between policemen and ban dits in which ont bandit was prob ably fatally shot and a policeman sliehtly wounded Shortly after the officers killing two hnndlts helfl up two messengers on their way to a bank kidnaping MARINE CAUGHT AFTER RIFLING U S MAILS CLEVELAND Ohio Dec 15 INK Private W Ruysrll the first marine caught rilling the mails which he was supposed lo guard will not got off vlth n Marino corps court It was made here today by U K Attorney A E Bernteen wns ar rested last nlpht and to havo about worth of registered mail in his possession Rupsoll will be tried in Federal Court paid Following the testimony of John Green Chester photographer the identified three pictures of the site whtre Mr Smith propoHCH to orect the station the plaintiffs called John H Parsons building Inspector of the borough Mr Parsons testified that ho was shown a sot of plans and that here tunoil to approve them until Hnilth furulHhed specifications lie said that he believed it the next day that were commenced and that when nuked to he shown a building permit he was told that one had been received from Hirrfsburg lift said lhat ho tolil those In charge that it would be necessary lo procure a permit from the borough Following hlB direct testimony court recessed for the noon hour WHAT NO SO MISS TALLEY QUITS NEW noCIIEIlK N Y Dec Talley the Kansas City singer who made her debut with the Metropolitan Opera Company last season walked olt on an iull cnoe of 1000 here last night without singing With the auditorium well filled and tho audience awaiting for open Ing number E C Coppicus the young opera stars manager ap peared and salJ he was sorry hut there would bo no concert Puzzled the audlenco walked out hut they learned the reason later In i he evening It was reported that the sponsors of a series of concerts in New Rochclle had failedtr pay Miss Talley 3000 in advance In drafts on New York banks Per sonal checks totalling were re rrll T V uti IJtlllK near Third und Flower atrecU about o clock yesterday afternoon and to the poflloince his intention brjiito send tho inoimy lo rela tives In tho Houlh While n writing rl V1K Jiuridretls oC Ills lopriy tholi latitr poets to rth frlciul Tho Jlov Dr Mllfon G KvniiK of Ci6ior Theological Stmlnary liio Ucv VJr Kdwaril B Pollard IHO a moinbcr o flic soin lunvy faculty nnil tho Kov Sumuel K Kmlth pastor gf the church of which Mr Crozer was a muinhcr and ofll ciiilfor years will fu neral th3 Prncculliigtho Horvlcelntho church a private Kervlco wl II bo heId ut Iho Crozer homo on Main circot Upland Thlo service wOl bo alttnlod only by the Iminodialo membciB of the ffimlly friends Interment which will bo private will take plare In the family plot adjoining the church For live mihiues nflornoon from to 205 thn elevators In tho CIOKOI building will not bi on crUed tho brief pfMlod of silcncQ is in mspfict for Mr Croxcr rl V1K by Cwo Negroes one Of whom en gaged him In conversation nnd his writing he nmde the din Co very that his moivy had dluap pcarel from his coat pocket and he ha1 talked n with him ho Htartcd out to loate him and liis companion Falling to FIVE LOCAL VETERANS SENT TO HOSPITALS Tho horrors t tho Great War aro Btlll felt among the veterans ac to tlio Home 8crvc Sec tion ot lhj Chosui Red Cross which announced today that five exservice mon wero Hcnt to sanatorlums WHAT MRS CHAPLIN NEEDS WICHITA Kan Dec minutes in a woodshed would prove beneficial to Lltn her receiving help from the business end of a shinple This was the comment yesterday of Robert E McMurray father of the wife of the famous movie after reading latest in the cas of Chaplin vs Chaplin COMEDY STAR DIVORCED LONG ISLAND CITY L L Dec Skeet uallagher musical comedy star was them and escaped with 17500 in cash Ranted n Hnal decreToiVvtrce by Supreme Court Justice Lewis yester day against his accused wife Mrs Irene Gallagher DAMROSCH QUITS NEW YORK Dec TVaUer Damrosch yesterday resigned as conductor of the New York Sym phony Orchestra a position he had filled for fortytwo years his resig nation to take rffert at the close of this named Xo successor lias been SNOW 14 INCHES IN BOSTON BOSTON Dec more than 14 Tnchos alreidy recorcScd It wasnt temperament at all It was just good business wae Miss Marion Talleys explanation Mr Coppicus my manager had told the people we would have to have S3iOOO in advance she said and when they failed to havothe money of courae wo couldnt carry our part ot the bargain CHESTER DETECTIVES ARE COMMENDED Earle D Wllley deputy attorney central of Delaware in a communi cation to Chief of Police Vance to day commended Detectives Cosgrove Eaynes and Farraday for courtesy extended by them to Detective D D Wharton of Dover following the rest by them of Edward Green Ne gro charged with homicide in this city Monday The official expressed the appreciation ef the Delaware au thorities for the cooperation of the more Know was forrrtit for southj Chester police and stated they would rn New England by the Weather 1 re ready lo reciprocate at any time today In the tuluro IS ILL OF INFLUENZA DOORN Dec Hohenzollern former Kaiser of Ger many was confined to his bed with Influenza today The Illness began with a cold The former Knlser Buffered a brief but acute illness last nionlh nnd It was reported at one time that nvm bers of his family would be sum moneii to hln bedside He is years the east and south two weeks The men Bhowec of tuberculosis or nervou dlHcunos and wnro Bent to tlio fol lowing hospitals General Menta Sanatorium at Oteen N C Genera HoHpltal fa Leaguu Island Navi lard and the Snnatorlun at Johnson City Term The numbp sent so far this month Is Inrge old 5907000 POUNDS OF TURKEY IN STORAGE WASHINGTON Dec P There will bo of turkeysfor every family this Christmas accord ing to the Agricultural Department The stock of live birds Is about the same ns last year and 5307000 pounds of turkeys nrn in cold storage Apples also will ho plentiful as 4543000 barrels are In cold storage INTRUDER SCARED AWAY Mrs John F Baum of 600 Wtst Twelfth street telephoned to City Hall last night that sho had dis covered a Negro acting suspiciously on the front porch ot her home and that when pho opened the door IIP ran through the yard and disappeared back of a saragc An officer was sent to the and searched the locality but found no trace of the man AVERTS SHIPS BLAST KIEL Germany Dec disastrous explosion aboard the German battleship HchlcswigHol steln was narrowly averted today when members the crew captured i noncommiasloned officer attempt ing to Ret fire to powder birrel In tho thips magazine 5 HURT IN COLLISION passencirs were Injured in Philadelphia today when a truck collided with a street cir William Bcltz 15 a city fireman was the BOOTHWYN BARN AND GARAGE IS DESTROYED Fire of iimlptcrminfd origin las night destroyed a barn gfinige nn nilmd an automobile on thA property of Vlnoont Masscy on Roothwyn road Boothvyn The flames were discovered shortly after 10 oclock and r CITV Senator William L loNlchol ll oC Philadelphia died In he Chelsea Hotel here today ot Jcute kidney trouble The Pennsylvania Senator was son of lhu IntoStaid Senator James I prominent in Philadel phia Republican clrclPH He In 191R to fill liiicxplred Urin ofhis faLhei and hi 1320 He came to this cttv to con vnleace following 51 recent Trta Parjc JlncQJflghlanilf avenuo irolloy car schedule hai been moved two mlrinteg Cars now leave Uvo m In u tea before ths time they rovlously left their terminals CIUH arc run cvervten n I nu tea from Park Place and High ami avenue in the early morning and evening hours During the day they aro scheduled to run at intervals oC 15 minutes Topics of Times the Llnwoocl YiscosK ind Boothwyn flro companies responded The dam age will nmount io about MRS W IRWIN CHEYNEY HURT Mrs W Irwin Chcynny of Valley nnir Medla president of the board of directors of the poor in Del aware county Is confined to her home suffering with injurks sus tained when sho fcli down a flight of steps in tho Pennsylvania Hotel New York City several days ago Mrs Cheyncy and Miss Hannah Smodtey of Media worn visiting In New York and were stopping at a hotel Shortly after arriving at the hotel and while descending a flight of iitnlrs Mrs Cheyney slipped and till Injuring her knee and ankle She Is atll under the care ot a physician Teachers at Smedley Junior High school have formed a harmon ica band Thats flomething to blow about But In playingthose musical in struments one lias to use his head A Delaware murderer was caught here yesterday Didnt he know that we already have too many of our own cold wave was supposed to striKo here this morning Instead ot tonight whim lots ot sheiks are accustomed to getting one Members of the Good Will frire Company will enjoy a venison dlnnr this evening butthen one can get a dear dinner In any cafe A local nerve specialist says n6 wojnan is fit to drlvo an automobile But some of them can do wonders from the back seat J ft Parson Brown says bobbed baizt isnt n sin Agreed But the way some of the girls have it done Its a crime Dumb Dora oC Upland writes in and wants to know how she can have a fine complexion Offhand we could mention a dozen plaits where she could buy one but that would bt free advertising Fights will be started here again on Christmas day But wait until fc vcek after Christmas and they will e staged in many homes throughout he city Guns boomed when Canadian Parliament opened Jt would rje a nlco custom in Washington ws could trust the gunners not to aim at anybody A dispatch says tho jPrince of Wales has bought an Alsatian roumlj Maybe so he wont have so far to fall e A couple in Sun Village claim their 3yearold son can Jump two ts natural The parents pedes Harry tho Sheik who has a stable of muies is laid up vitli a sore shoulV der One of the mules kicked him AUTO LICENSE REVOKED E G Eynon registrar of State mo tor vehicles notified Chief yesterday that the name of Branny Belvvlcz of West Third street had been placed on the blacklist and his privileges to operate a motor ve hicle had been revoked for one year as s result of his beinp convicted of the charge of operating an automo bile while under the influence oC liquor MR ROUBERT PASSES CRISIS Harry A Roubert Market slreet Jeweler who has been seriously ill with double pneumonia for the past work passed through the crisis last night and his condition this morn VUI LUIS Jill t lolured mg was announced improved The Weather WASHINGTON for Snow this ami tonight urobibly tomorrow Continued tonight and Thursday TODAYS CALENDAR Sun rises 715 a m Sets 435 p m High water 1035 a m and 1101 p rn Low water 521 am and 55S p m Hourly Miflniirht 30 S a m Hi 1 2 3 a ni 4 m 5 m a SO 9 a mt 3010 m Nf 30 11 a m 29 Noon 1 pm 2S 2 p m ;