Chester Times, January 2, 1933

Chester Times

January 02, 1933

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Chester Times (Newspaper) - January 2, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR SIX MONTHS ENDING SEPTEMBER 20108 17479 Dally Leased United Press CUP and International Service IMS FINAL EDITION With All Latest and Best News of the Day CHESTER PA MONDAY JANUARY 2 1933 KEYSTONE AUTO CLUB TO SPONSOR IMPORTANT ACT i Measure Fixes Financial I Responsibility of Motor Vehicle Operators I Principal Aim to Curb Ir responsible Drivers i I Features Cited CONTRASTING CHAMPIONS A Financial Responsibility Act for i has been prepared for V itroduction in the 1933 session of rf he Legislature by the Keystone u uitomobile Club according to an bu louncement yesterday by J Borton Weeks president of the club It provides chat motorists who be 3 come involved iri accidents causing death injury or property damage or who plead guilty or are convicted of violating thc motor laws must show financial responsibility through bond or liability insurance as a condition precendent to continuance i i of the operating privilege j The Act as drafted said Mr Weeks is the result of long study j of the subject of highway accidents i caused by persons who are finan cially irresponsible No perfect solu tion for uncompensated highway accidents has yet been advanced and in our opinion such solution will probably vcome by evolutionary rather than by revolutionary means How ever the Financial Responsibility law already adopted in numerous states and several provinces of Canada can at least claim credit for being a step in the right direc tion We have incorporated in the pro posed Act the best features of the laws of other states and ve believe it to be fair and equitable Certainly the time hascome for thc Common wealth of Pennsylvania to take a definite step toward curbing irre sponsible operators of motor vehicles and we have every expectation that the coming session will enact such a law Important features of the act sponsored by the club include Proof of financial responsibility to be required under the following con ditions Before the rencwel of operators license after it has been suspended or revoked for violation of the laws Continued on Last Pajre KIWANIS CLUB WILL POLICE CLEANUP FEWCELEBRATORS OF BETHEL COURT ON CITY STREETS IS PROBABILITY TO WELCOME 1933 Mayor Ward Threatens to Observance Saturday Mid PRICE TWO CENTS VANDERBILTS ASTORS FIGHT U S TAX CLAIM Place Police Guard Around 3d Ward Area night One of Quietest in Chesters History j Reported Robbery of PhilParties in Homes and Club adelphia Man Arouses rooms Mark Farewell to Ire of Executive The first robbery of the year in Bethel Court was recorded last evc Old Year Old Man 1932 made his exit Sat This robbery Mayor j horns shrieking sirens and Ward that he threatens to post men clanging bells but if he was looking at the several entrances to the disfor anyone on the streets of Chester m PUt bid Uo doubtful if s i IESSF airasa ra court this morning j so the hearing was continued to to morrow Berrv by Magistrate Thomas C licve that everyone was glad to sec the departure of a year marked by the depression and its attendant ills walking on Welsh street from a river revolver shots were heard side industry and was headed for a trolley car when he was accosted by the am of the factory whistles but it only lasted for a few minutes and r j iflO LITH 1 U I I the Jones woman who has been in the requiem of the past year was Police toUs more than once He ac one of the shortest heard for I cepted her invitation to enter her home and within a short time dis covered she had taken the money from his pocket Maybe one of the reasons the noise was subdued was on account of it being Sunday morning but most persons agreed it was the spirit of Lfj1 Ji100 discovered his loss he the populace those who could afford j grabbed the woman by the throat and J to celebratedeclining knowing how i she began to scream Another Nej many were unable to do so ranto her assistanceand Not a few from this city joined thc merrymakers in Philadelphia and NVuYmbrnbiS castV invoJvinjr some 530000000 which thc government is trvinff to collect come to trial in yrs K I switched out the lights but they I were turned on again when Gross threatened to wreck the place I When they failed to return his j money he reported his loss to police and several officers accompanied him to the house 210 Welsh street and arrested the brownskinned female j However she was soon released im I der bond when a wellknown j Negro who was recently released from the Federal Penitentiary at At j lanta had a political worker of the district furnish bond for her When Mayor Ward learned of the some went to New York For those who wished to have a wet celebration there was plenty of beer and whisky such as it was to be had for the price Little drinking was indulged in as police arrested but two inebriates over the holiday Three hundred members of the Franklin Fire Company the Ladies Auxiliary and friends enjoyed a New Years party in the firchouse on Con cern avenue between Second and Third streets Saturday evening Japanese and Chinese Soldiers Engage at An orchestra provided music for PEIPING Jan Europe irm h J robbery he declared he would imme and refreshments were i mn oVi ol three from diately Order a11 white men served in the form of a regular din H Chinese soldiers were nciffhoorinff na Of the district unless they have bona nci knlled m a fjcrce baUlc at Shanhaik UOnt no tirCSCnt a nnnfmpnfil UUIIA rpr NYea WM Kiwanis Club members will for lj mally install officers at the annual in uguration meeting of the club to held on Wednesday evening at the Jfaester Club 511 Welsh street familieswill atwhich several r figures are ex speakers Dur ing the will alsobe sev eral interesting features of entertain ment to be followedby dancing The directors will be installed W tnf r i i Yv i iilue Business tnere or nave to walk in center is SL f i puou iiicii wh ici xxussia isjonti rvancy von i been a source of he entered as a she turned the joke uaiai COUKT DECORATIONS TAKEN said It is no guarded secret that scores who were robbed in the dives of the area during 1D32 never recovered a cent of their loss and in many cases they were fined for entering the bulbs which were celebrated in a fitting manner by a number of city and county civic and fraternal organizations members of Continued on Page killed in a fierce battle at ShanhaikI wan which ended today after fourj teen hours of internment hostilities News of the battle was obtained from Shanhaikwan over an official telephone wire placed at thc disposal of International News Service by Marshal Chang HsuchLiang former military governor of Manchuria Japanese and Chinese casualties were heavy One Japanese major was 1J11J and scores of soldiers left dead wounded Ten Chinese were war be installed pre3iaentV7Harry W j Kane secretary of since its i More Than TWO Hundred foundiner vice nresiripnf Dr iw A founding vice president Dr M A Neufeld treasurer Raymond L Shropshire trustee Clarence L Con ner the retiring president directors Paul Ives Charles E Lanyon Thomas McDougal Lloyd Hitter James R Rodi houses Time and time again police have launched campaign against the painted women who openly solicit men on the street but after a few weeks the campaign would die a i natural death and the pickpockets would revert to their old habits Thieves early last night stole three ifiv Ten Chincsi large stars and several electric light j U andIllany wounded bulbs which were used nsDarf nfihr is city situation at Groat Vail which separates Manchuria from North China proper Editors sending hts Cases on Trial List Five RAIDING PARTY Judges to Preside The December term of criminal court MOPS UP EVIDENCE The sniashing of a container of liquor on the cement floor of a James F Scmeck wm open at Media tomorrow morn alteged liquor on the cement floor of dv3d wUl i cases listed for trial and j Sfbf h be made at the meeting ranging from petty liquor violations assisted by Stet LICENSE TAG VIOLATORS TRAPPED I tjj fcj UCI H7 liL V C tJ cAII t O to murder Jurors have been selected Meli staging a raid on an es Not a single arrest municipal or members of the StateHigh j ay Patrol was made yesterday of otorists driving cars bearing 1932 plates Only ten arrests were a d ade in Philadelphia 1 Members of the Clifton Heights de of state patrolmen were on the alert for violators yesterday but not uie was detected They say it was he first time since a detail was as signed tothis county that no arrests made The fine for driving without the new license is and costs Despite the vigilance of the police were many cars bearing list years license soan on the county and city streets for three weeks raid tvo in the 400 block Market jbdoe will oaphvnpi U i slreetMarcus Hook Friday rugtic JUG c in at each week The fastthinking officers quicklv lomorrows list consists mainly of mopped up some of the liquid and minor cases with four youths slated placed it in another container and to go on trial on highway robbery i after confiscating more evidence con charges Two Negroes George rig of Media and John L Brown of this city will stand trial charged with first degree murder Judge W Roger Prohefield will preside in court room No 1 Judge John M Broomall in Number 2 and sisting of 47 bottles of homebrew arrested two men found in the place Taken before Magistrate M P El liott of the Ninth ward the prison ers identified themselves as Fred Gross and Jack Oliver They were committed to the county jail in de Judge Albert Button MacDade in j fault of bail each The detectives charged that Oliver Continued on Last Page j smashed the container of liquor to ifc oc HAD CLOSE CALL FORMER PHILA GIRL POISONED IN PARIS toe fashionabte Chaillt quarter Although the body of the automo bile m which he was riding on Chesj police today said she had ter pike was completely demolished D0ison e 6 New the driver of the car a Germantown escaped with a minor laceration of his forehead The car prevent its use as evidence FIRSTS FOR 1933 The first arrest in this city was recorded at l a m yesterday when Johnson j James Dolan who has been an in mae of the cQunty Home Lima was slated on a charge of intoxication Gunmen didnt wait long to stage the first holdup in this area the pro prietor of a drugstore at Lansdownc being robbed a few minutes after 1932 was blown into oblivion They used delphia and a former resident of Denver was found dead in a hotel i oji i wao uujwii uuiiviun JLney useci in Montmartre night an automobile which had been stolen 1 in this city decorations on a Christmas tree on the lawn fronting the home of David W Deakyne Ninth and Kcrlin streets thc of 2700 rQhfnosc peas competitor for prils ofrered JPancsc near Fuchun Delaware County Chamber of Com merce for the most attractively lighted Christmas trees on lawns during the holidays In the display he had arranged three stars one a sevenpoint blue flash star which adorned the top of the tree with one of five points each one red and the other white in color on cither side of the tree While Mr and Mrs Deakyne were out last evening between 730 and w L4tiLtV4Jl Edward Hunter then International News Service correspondent in Man churiav crossed thc Great Wall to Shanhaikwan to escape the Japan ese censorship1 The battle between regular Chinese and Japanese troops began last night Japanese officials charge that Chinese soldiers hurled two hand grenades at Japanese Gendarmes who then opened fire on the Chinese Thc Chinese did not reply imme diately Today Japanese troops Oi u iuu Hrlivi l 330 vandals entered the yard and opened fire on the Chinese garrison removed the decorations A reward j situated at the south gate of the has beenoffered for the apprehension i cifv which wa immediately closed i iPVl 7 rH t 1 l i of the thieves WILLIE JUST WANTED TO BE A FIREMAN William Jackson Negro of Sevan street has ambitions Not to climb social ladders but firemens ladders This was learned at 3 a m yes terday by firemen xvho answered a telephoned alarm to a riverside in dustry at Front and Market streets When the firemen arrived they ran ladders to a roof where steam was escaping William was attracted by the clang of the bells and started after the engines He had been go ing places since the bells rang at midnight Unsteadily he started up the lad der to thc roof Firemen yanked him to the ground taut he started up again Again he was taken ofl the ladder and was still having his ups and downs when police arrived and helped him climb into the patrol wagon Today he was assessed S10 and costs for his ambitions The Japanese continued to advance on thc garrison shooting down every Chinese soldier they saw The Chinese then replied to the fire Ex change oC shots continued for an hour Marshal Chang HsuehLiang said he viewed the incident as local in nature apparently as part of thc Japanese scheme of provocation He was disinclined to connect it with any general Japanese drive toward Jehol province which lies northwest of Shanhaikwan NEW YEAR WELCOME Illuminated New Year Greeting Fails to Please Two local residents filled with an exuberant New Year among other hob with the contentment of scores of persons who chose to woo Mor pheus rather than brew convivial ity early yesterday morning Eich carryinpr n red lantern tho cclcbrators began rapping on front doors No mntter how long It re quired to arouse an inmate they persistcd until their efforts1 were rewarded When the sleepilyeyed IJIKSR holder finally in came in view he colebrators guffawed a foggy Happy New Year with arm length swings of the lanterns then they retreated to arouse another victim Finally the police were notified by a resident whose sympathyfor New Year celebrating was less than hisudoKiro bluccbats failed to the two prcctcrs whowere natccl in equal measure with their lanterns Democrat Leaders to Tell Roosevelt It Cannot Be Avoided Session of CongressThus Far Has Accomplished But Little TANKER WASHINGTON Jan elect Roosevelt will be told by Con gressional leaders at the Democratic conference in New York Thursday there is no possible chance of avert ing an extra session of Congress While Democratic leaders will strive to put over the program of beer farm relief governmental reorganization oconojny and taxes at thc present ses sion they admitted today the outlook war President Hoover has lot it bo Resplendent in costumes of bril known he will vcio the beer bill and liant colors thc followers of King he allotment plan of farm relief Mornus welcomed 1933 today in thc i Democrats have scant expectation of rH ti firi n 1 f rn r i i r f o Vn n t traditional shooters parade being able to effect necessary ccono Because of the financial condition I mics to balance the budget without 1 INJURED ATDAJl BOULDER CITY Nev Jan Boulder Dam workmen today had miraculously es caped death or serious injuries when skip dangling from a cable 800 feet above the Colorado Rived bed crashed into the Arizona wall Fif teen of the men were injured f HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RAGES TODAY By United Press MAKES HER BOW TO LONDON HIGHWAlTuSERS TO CONFERENCE Sa of Philadelphia two parades were held One was in the Municipal Stadium where admission was charged while the second covered of march on Broad d AT JEFFERSON PARK Syntax Bardie Fronk Tnrle Nook Sanclwrack Distress vSiffnal Lady Sweet WrigIcy Field Duelist Watch Girl AusterlStz Bill Orange Balance All i Red Vest Mai San Dacitc Anne Arundcl Lorraine S Hippias f Wcga J Shaddow Lezev Fly On Joe Patsie Spot Pot Mr Wise Air Wise Kilmore Sunnjside Up Almadcle None Whipjercracker Pigeon Hole Chief John Col Hatfield 1 Thistle Tom Lerack Drcd Scott Doramelia Dunair Sweet Lassie Hck Friscoville Ctdar Vallev Worthys Pride Missy Odcric Barashkova Bobs Luck Transgression the usual line street In the past years city Council ap propriated several thousand dollars money for the honored of the various divisions but this year no rimrfc available in thc treasury H veqr ind additional tnxcs Thc House Ways and Means Com mittee meets Tuesday to consider new revenue raising measures confronted of the thc Only One of Thirtyfive Seamen Requires Hos pital Treatment The Sun Oil tanker Delaware Sun commanded by Captain Bert Rodtrors clocked nl the plant of the corn puny Saturday night with a cargo oC petroleum and tho crew of 35 of the steamer Doris Kellogg which was rescued from the In tier ship on Thursday afternoon after it burst nto names following nn explosion thirtyfive miles southeast of the Frying Pan shoals Lightship off Cape Hattcius Captain Frank Chapman and the crow wore taken from lifeboats in which they had left the KellopR fol lowing the disaster and the Delaware Sun which left Port Arthur Tex the same drty rs tho stricken ship and both wcro clue to ntjivc at Murcm Hook about thc sametime During the trip the two boats were virtually in sight of each other which proved fortunate for the Kollopgs crew as the ship soon became a seething furnace after tanks Nos 1 and 5 exploded Only one member of the crew of thc Kellogg sustained injuries that necessitated hospital treatment He was Third Assistant Engineer Wil liam Russell of New York who was taken to the Chester Hospital to re ceive treatment for burns of the face and hands Russell was able to walk to the ambulance without assistance Ihc crew lost practically all their belongings Captain Chapman of the illfated vessel aLso sustained a slight injury to one of his hands Robert McCarrick radio operator aboard the Kolloep heard two ex plosions and sent out two SOS calls after power went dead Edward Morris of Salem N J second mate of the Delaware Sun who was on watch sightedthe Kellogf flying dis tress signals about three miles off and heard the vessels whistle He at once reported to Rodpers who ordered the ship to go to the assistance of the burning vessel When it reached the scene the Delaware Sun stood by as close as possible and the crow of the Kclloffp put of in life boate in a calm sea and weretaken aboard the Delaware Sun No one would venture astate ment as to thc cause of thc ex plosion After ail members of the crew had been accounted for the Delaware Sun left the scene of the disaster and left the Coast Guard cutter Yama craw which picked up the distress signal of thc Keilogg standing bv thc burning vessel Upon their arrival tho members of LUe crew of the Doris Kellogg were met at thc plant of the Sun Oil Company by two buses and taken to Philadelphia Plans hadbean made to care for TALBOT LOOMS AS HOUSE SPEAKER WHITEFOJEULERK Norwood Man Seen Sure of Republican Backing as Members Gather Chester Man Is Assured for Reelection to His Old Berth Talbot and White Slated for Election The RepublicanHouse group at Harrisburg tonight in caucus will nominate Representative Grover C Talbot of Norwood for Speaker He Avill be elected tomorrow over only nominal opposition from Rep resentative Wilson Sarig of Berks county by virtue of the collapse of Independent Republican oppo sition ro his candidacy M K Burgner of Chambers burp will bo nominated for re election as resident clerk and Eugene F White Chester for re Jlcctton as chief clerk of the House They will be reelected tomorrow HARRISBURG Jan Prepared to grapple with the prob lems reared by economic misfortune such as have nob harassed the com monwealth in a generationPennsyl vanias legislators today invaded the capital lor the 130th General As sembly opening tomorrow Thc earliest arrivals reached Har risburg last evening with virtually every member of the legislature ex pected before nightfall Party cau cuses always scheduled for the eve of the assemblys convening will be held tonight Candidates for the House Speakorship will be chosen by the two major parties and the pre liminary linos of operation will be drawn A paradox presents itself tomorrow In the spectacle of 282 legislators who will take thc oath of Bible in one hand and theoretically an axe in the other But few U any will be without the axe the executive symbol of their oath which this year carries a moral obligation to constituents to effect rigid economy in government Cre ated by the lash of public clamor for relief from tax burdens the cutting weapon has been sharpened for a siege of probably not less than five months The qntirn House membership and half of the Senateconstitute the2B3 legislators that wilt bo sworn in for their first or for new terms Twenty five other Senators their terms un expired will renew their oath forthe session The 1033 session is frankly viewed as a mass symposium on finance The dollar sign will be a phase of prac tically every piece of legislation pre Continued on Last Page CLAN KOSS TROPHIES In the Market street window of the Delaware County Trust Company is displayed the two prizes Clan Ross Pipe Band by the Board of Trade of Washington D C first prize in the band contest and sec ond prizo for soldierly appearance in the street parade COLLECTIONS TOMORROW W M Powel director of public safety issued a statement to the effect that there will be no collections of garbage and ashes today and re quests householders not to set out containers but to wait until night fall as the collectors will start out early Tuesday morning One chap lost two fingers while shooting the New Year in Well he will always have a handy reminder about the event Today marks the end of the holi days for thc school children and to morrow starts the holidays for the mothers Prices have dropped so much thafc now 1032 auto tags and Christmas trees cant even be given away An enemy of technocracy com plains that some inventions have caused man nothing but trouble In Thc Highway Users Conference has uj tuu uuribury crmri called anoverflow meeting to be held I Despite the loss of sevcnd of tho r i h l Wednesday evening in the Charles j oldest clubs from thc Broad street htir rrfni ihr IE Hyatt Memorial Armory on the parade thousands of I miVp Yin rh campus of the Pennsylvania Military j and visitors from Eastern Pcnnsyl inri College Fourteenth street and Mel vania and New Jersey watched the i Over Prohibition shooters march in ui me oevcntypian5 ha or been made to care for man nocning out trouble In today ns leader them at the Mzrciw Hook branch of cludinB wp suppose that one about action rhr the Philadelphia Church i bcino delayed at the office A bird In the is worth two in pvny for action during the months of thc Icgis KING JHES rose avenue at 8 oclock W D Mason of the Sun Oil Com pany who is chairman of the com mittee in charge of the meeting has announced that the committeeis in hopes of arranging for a program of i talks by nationally known sneakers a heart attack shortly after present transmitted to Congress t O Vslr i I fTi 11fri f 4 The one big question acted upon j by both houses Is that of Philippine I indcpencfrnce With President Hoover returning to the While House it is H Robert Horton known in vaudci expected this issue will be cbnsid ville as the handcuff king died from i red aain when nn executive veto l The general topic will be withrefer j ence to the question of highway and l railroad transportation JIMrROVEMENT SHOWX It is reported today by members of the family of Robert Wethcrill Sr of Twentieth street and Providence i avenue who has been suffering from i a severe illness that the condition of j the former manufacturer and banker is improved and that Mr Wetherill is resting more comfortably FIRST 1933 The first 1933 baby to arrive in i Chester was registered at the Chester j Hospital when the New Year was but i nine hours old Mr and Mrs Charles i Simpson of 17 Second street Upland i are the proud parents of the little I 5 girl I ing his act before members of a Caught bcUveen theinfluence of cued scsmcn were Filipinos MOTORIST HELD Edward B Hodge Jr son of Dr Edward B Hodge was held under SI000 ball by a Lower Morion town ship magistrate when a girl who was riding in his car was injured in an Philadelphia lodge last night ROXY OPERATED UPON w L I ill for several weeks Thc infant 1933 proved to be a chilly customer when it arrived in town yesterday In fact the days temperature average of 2ft degrees war 10 below normal for the date January L The year thus got off to a bad start with a deficiency of ten de grees in temperature At 805 oclock yesterday morn ing the mercury had sunk to a low of 17 degrees By 330 in the after noon It had struggled back to30 degrees thc days high At mid night it stood hovering around the 23degree mark Today the official forecast indi cated will be fair but there will b a rise fn temperature The same is expected to be tomorrows weather lot thc retiring Republican and the in coming Democratic administration Congress apparently docs not know which leadership to follow The big issues all inescapable which will be met arc i 1 Economy This question is in i volvcd in thc annual supply bills possibly a recommendation of Continued on Last FAIR AND WARMER WEATHER FORECAST Pair and warmer is the forecast foi today and tomorrow in Eastern Penn sylvania New Jersey Delaware and I Maryland i The highest temperature terday was 30 at 330 p m and the lowest was 17 at 305 a m The average was ten degrees below normal of 34 The highest temperature ever recorded here on January l was 61 in 1919 and the lowest was 4 in 1831 was at Hodge according to police drove his automobile into a milk wagon and Miss Mary Hines daughter of thc commander of thc Pennsylvania schoolship Annapolis his was injured The girl was tho Bryn Mawr Hospital where her condition is said to be se rious the bush but now and then youll find a big league baseball mogul wholl trade even An astronomer tells us that comets caused those bigdepressions in Ari zona and Texas But that still doesnt explain the big one denting the rest of the country Thc number of millionaires in this country is fast decreasing Maybe the people arent patronizing the boot leggers like they used to Accidents around this area over the holiday were few although scores took a heavy tumble off the wagon A local woman whose ear was bitten off by a man refused to nama him Maybe he was just a gentle man friend The first baby born in ter Hospital yesterday morning will be one year old next New Years day and the parents probably two or three years older lurve with Standard time FATHER AIDS RUTH JUDD PHOENIX Ariz Jan Supplementing the strong recom mendation of the Maricopa Grand Jury that Winnie Ruth Judds sen tence to hang February 17 be com muted to life imprisonment a peti tion was being circulated today urging clemency on the State Board of Par dons The father of the convicted trunk murderess Rev H J Mc Kinnell is in charge of the petition AUTOKILLS DOG A speeding automobile struck Instantly killed a dog at Fourth and j WASHINGTON Jan Wilson streets early this morning j The driver of the car did not stop fKHUSytVHutli The body of the animal was removed Delaware and mfl i nv rlrv omnlnijo j i Several county farmers equipped their chicken coops burglar alarms Its so much easier to get a chicken into a coupe than out of one these days The Weather by city employes warmer ionfght and Tuesday ;