Chester Times, January 12, 1933

Chester Times

January 12, 1933

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Chester Times (Newspaper) - January 12, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR SJV MONTHS ENDING SEPTEMBER 2O1 OS 57TH 17488 Daily Leased Wire Reports of United Press UP and International News Service INS FINAL EDITION With AIL Latest and Best News of the Day CHESTERPA THURSDAY JANUARY 12 1933 EIGHTEEN PAGES BANKRUPTCY BILL SPEEDED IN HOUSE ON HOOVERS PLEA Leaders Rally Quickly Be hind La Guard iaMc Keown Measure PRICE TWO CENTS WALL AS DRIVE FOR JEHOL BEGINS Contemplates Relief to Fac tory Worker Farmer and the Banks WASHINGTON Jan Congress today rushed preparation of drastic legislation to lighten the crushing burden of debt under which the nation has struggled through three years of abnormal economic conditions It was spurred to action spe cial message from President Hoover and by the unqualified endorsement of leading Democratic spokesmen With unusual unanimity and non partisan accord leaders of all schools of thought rallied behind the LaGuar diaMcKeown bill This legislation would enable indi viduals and corporations to obtain a postponement and in some cases a scaling down of debts Technically the measure is a lib eralization of the Federal bankruptcy procedure Actually it contemplates revolu tionary revision to bring relief from the topheavy burdens of debts con tracted when prices were high and dollars cheap It was hailed in con gressional circles as a direct fiontal attack on the bold at tempt to adjust business to changed circumstances The measure proposes a tremendous reorganization of industrial finance and a real moratorium for individuals caught beneath mounting debts It contemplates relief or the factory worker unable to his install mentbought radio for the farmer staggering beneath the load of a mortgage contracted on the basis of boom times and dollar wheat for the great railroad threatened with bank ruptcy through inability to obtain refinancing The proposed bill to be presented tp the House Judiciary committee for action Friday is divided into three sections One deals with individuals and small businesses the second with larger corporations the third with railroads The average citizen struggling with salary reductions or no salary at all Continued on Page Sixteen TAX PENALTIES ARE REMOVED BY SCHOOLJOARD Action Taken to Offset An ticipated Shortage in OperatingIncome Taxpayers Cooperation Is Imperative to Make the Move Successful At an executive session of the city school directors which lasted from 015 oclock until last midnight in the Larkin School Broad and Crosby streets an important resolution af fecting the removal of penalties on back taxes was approved by the school directors as an emergency measure to meet an anticipated shortage in I operating income and as a move in cooperation with the many taxpayers who arc already heavily burdened Officials of the board explaining the purposes of the action on the lax penalties question made the follow ing statement On the basis of the present receipts of school taxes the finance committee has reached the conclusion that unless taxpayers of this city cooperate with the board of school directors in payment of taxes now in arrears a shortage of income to meet current expenses will be in evitable and it Is possible that such shortage may reach a figure in the neighborhood of one hundred thou sand dollars It is certain now that after every economy has been put into effect the necessary income to carry on the schools will be insufficient unless the taxpayers assume their share of the responsibility nnd reduce the list of delinquent taxpayers which is at the present time largest in the history of the school district It was further stated that While present economt c conditions afTect the ability of many taxpayers to meet their taxes the directors of the board believe that many who are able to pay are awaiting possible action by the State Legislature re mitting penalties In order to meet the present situation and to tender i r The world is a small place nit hut FMV of us have as jrood reason to uso the expression as his Private C K Slack the only private in tluU S Army th e Con Krcssional Modal Slack is shown with iicinrirh Kurlor onoof the ten German soldiers whom he captured noar Verdun in 1U8 for which Kublcr ow SLOT MACHINES Two Men in Whose Stores They Were Seized Con victed Await Sentence Emil Schwartz and Mario DC Marantino Esslngton storekeepers were convicted before JtidRo John M Broomall ycsterdny of having slot machines In their places of business wlu bc lmrosod d Wal1 is fce SCCnC moflcrn arCarc a JananccY ircoos start their in province north ot the wall This strikins picture framed in one of the walls EDWARD WANTED TO LOOK IN WINDOWS An unchartered tour planned 1ri the mind of 3yearold Edward Me Ginnis 720 Highland avenue last night was shortlived but for an hour or so he created plenty of excitement The childs disappearance was noted by his mother and when she was un able to locate him in his usual haunts she called police to aid in the search While and police were S r it extends serpentlike soldiers the Great Wall Japans Manchurian drive FAIR AND COLDER WEATHER FORECAST Mountains Impregnable for bombing airplanes Japanese Generally fair and much colder is the prediction today in eastern Penn sylvania Delaware and T T i Maryland It will be fair with ris rrOVince Delayed temperature tomorrow followed 1 by rain tomorrow night The highest temperature here yes terday was 57 degrees at 6 p m ind LONDON Jan Reliable f 1hc lowest wa5 1210 a m The average of 48 was fifteen degrees A AnectS Guns e considering forming a posse to find j London sources understood today the i Edward and while the thoughts oi i Nanking government advised Mari above ivicn kidnaping ran through the minds of some the boy strolled home wonder ing what it was all about He only took a walk as far as Third street to do some window shopping Mrs George Ram bo 822 Elsinore i place who was reported missinr the days ago returned home yestt No explanation of her absence was shal Chang HsuehLiang to to right believing that attempts to at ef days ago returned home yesterday tain to fail and that given to police FILES APPLICATION FOR SEWER were almost cer t Chii prepared for emergencies LOSSES cooperation which lies within the power of the board it was decided lo Continued on Sixteen PRICES ARE CUT normal for the date and eight s above the average January 11 last year Maximum temperature for the date is 61 established in 1924 and minimum 3 in 1893 Sunrise today was at 722 a m and Tell Scnati mittee How Bonds De preciated WASHINGTON Jan CINS The issue of debentures floated by Ivar Kreuger the Swedish match king of which were sold in this country shortly before his suicide in Paris last year is today standard time An application has been received from the city of Chester by the State Sanitary Water Board at Harrisburg for the issuance of a permit approving plans for the intercepting sewer along the Delaware River from Reaney street to the site where the city pro poses to contruct a sewage treatment plant Funds for this work are now available and construction will be started in the near future This project is a part of the compre hensive sewer system approved by the citizens several years ago at which lime a bond issue of two and one half million dollars was authorized for its construction In line with the general plan interceptors trunk sew ers and a sewage pumping station have already been constructed PEIPING Jan cold on the southern and eastern Jehol province brought ween Japanese and Chinese to a standstill today and at 457 Pm eastcrn worth approximately Dr Max Winkler New York City econ omist and foreign bond expert told the Senate Banking Committee today figures of 39750000 rep twenty ccnts NOLLE PROSSEl resents approximately on the dollar s oay and TT r delayed the anticipated Japanese ad Upper Darby Man DemeS vance toward JehoFs capital tefu Zero temperature made the up of watercooled machine gunr im possible and otherwise contributed to the stalemate of military activity foreign military observers reported Shanhaikwan Chinwangtao and Shiho were quiet During the lull of military action foreign diplomatic representatives planned to go to Nanking to keep closer contact with theChinese gov ernment during efforts at conciliation ng Part in on C o n g r es sin a n w who was to have faced trial today at Media on the charge of vio lating the election laws was dis charged from custody when the case was nolle pressed at the request of District Attorney William J Mac Carter Jr Carlson was arrested November 8 He testified that had Kreuger not substituted inferior collateral back of the original debentures the Kreuger issue would today Attack i he worth or about half of j Mr original value He said that when j the issue was first put on the mar i ket it was adequately protected as advertised bycollateral representing ic pnr value or 120 per cent 000000 Senator Couzens of Michigan asked Winkler if he thought Lee Higginson fe Co the New York in vestment house which handled the the full which the League of Nations will rei eection day on a warrant sworn out sume at Geneva Monday Premier Wang Ching Wei has been recalled gressman James Wolfenden Upper Darby who accused Carlson duty in U bentures Personally American issue of flotation did their distribution of the de I do not Winkler v T I CUi1 11 2 LI i j HNV WUVM 1 f r r from Germany he had bcn circulating an unsigned circtil Kaid The house of Lee Higginson i A i rt 1 j1 sI 4 t1 e HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY fRy United Press taking a cure but it was not knovn i said to have attacked here whether he would proceed direct CJlndidate for reelection and linked I to China or stop at Geneva for the his name with the election of Wil TRamsey of this city as county apparently did not adequately of the made b inform itself league discussions United States Minister Nelson Johnson decided not to accompany Kreuger earnings Winkler said that had the original collateral for Harold L Ervin represented 550000000 issue remained intact A general slashing of admission prices for the Stanley Theatre in this city was announced by the local office of the Warner Brothers Theatres to day following the visit of General Manager William Goldman to Ches ter The new prices will become cflcc Mve Tomorrow On afternoons from Monday to Saturday inclusive the top price will bc 25 cents for all scats Children will be charged lf cents at all times Night and holiday shows will be 30 cents for the bal cony and 40 cents orchestra The Stanley will continue to pre sent nothing but the best attractions available Mr Goldmans object In visiting this city was to make his semian nual inspection of the local theatres and to meet Lhc managers of the Delaware county and Wilmington districts in a group He was accompanied here by his assistant Leonard Schlesinger and John Plynn division manager for Delaware county and Wilmington The meeting of the managers was held in the offices of the Stanley Theatre at Fourth street and Edg mont avenue The men were arrested when county detectives raided the estab lishments one a restaurant and the other a grocery and seized the ma chines which were of the typo in which slugs cnn be placed and which provided a package of mints when a I coin was placed in them j Prior to the raid the machines were played by H C Euro of 224 West Fifth street this city who said he is an operator for A MoNcal a private detective It was on his information that the raid was made Assistant District Attorney William R Toal represented the Common wealth and Henry G Sweney was counsel for the defendants Peter Dumen of 3038 West Sec ond street this city pleaded guilty Mr and Mrs Wm Pro vost Jr Entertain at Home Reception Having enjoyed a hair century of maiTinrt life Mr and Mrs William Provost Jr of 1226 Walnut street observed tho golden anniversary yes terday and both are facing tho future with n spirit that has always char nctfrlzer their activities during their long residonrr here CZEKAY PLEADS GUILTY TO MANY INDICTMENTS Chester Township Official Is Confronted by Vic tims at His Trial Failed to Record Cases in Docket and to Make Re turn of Fines With more than a score of his vie tims confronting him Justice of the Peace Joseph H Czekay of Chester township pleaded guilty before Judge Ray Sherwood of York to 53 indict ments charging extortion malfeas ance misfeasance and nonfeasance in office misbehavior in office and collecting fines illegally Judge Sherwood deferred sentence until another case in which Czekav vith Constable Piatt of Ridley township Constable OBrien or rmlcum township and William borvoss of Eddystone is disposed of All of the defendants in this case have made motions for new trials esterda Czckn Czckny was accused of collecting fines from 23 men and women for all kinds of offenses rang ing from breaking windows to burg lary and failing to record the cases m his docket He also failed to turn any of the fines over to the township or State the investigation made by County Detective C T Smith re vealed Assistant District Attorney Louis A Bloom called only a few of Czekay s victims to testify and their accounts of the hearings given them by the magistrate created considerable laughter One man Wasyl Kosyk of 209 Hnycs street this city said that while he was sleeping someone broke a window in his neighbors house and he was aroused from his sleep and taken to Czekays office charged with the offense After looking at me for a minute Czekay said 4I can tell youre guilty by looking at you and Jt will cost you i had to pay him the witness said Another witness Mrs Florence Jackson Negro of 1200 Concord ave nue said that her husband was ar tho raided by Detective a detail Captain of police under George Focnoy BLAMES THIEVES FOR BLAZE AT WOODLYN Thieves Ifc is believed were re sponsible for the fire that damaged the home of Mr and Mrs John E Good of 2002 Forest avenue Wood lyn Monday night entailing a loss estimated by firemen to be several thousand dollars The flames were discovered at 10 oclock by a neighbor who summoned Mr and Mrs Good who were at the to possessing liquor His home was bus irow nd p o rairtort hv Q nf a ofihS building trades Constantly nctivo in hLs business until about ten years ago Mr Provost having attained due prominence in the building world and being pressed with numerous other endeavors turned the active manage ment of the concern over to his son wBltam R Provost and retired to and a small still and a quantity of liquor seised Elgin B Weest rep resented the defendant Judge Sherwoods Cases Harold H Marshall of Sharon Hill was convicted of serious charges preferred by Josephine Reynolds of Norwood and was fined and costs and ordered to support Miss Reynolds child until Jt is 16 years old Joseph Roselli of 232 Green street Marcus Hook was convicted of pos sessing and selling liquor in her home which was raided by county detec tives on September 20 The defend ant was represented by Michael S Reps who was appointed by the court ANNUAL BANQUET FOR ODD FELLOWS The annual banquet of Chester En campment No I O O F was held last evening in Odd Fellows Temple Eighth nnd Sprout streets more than 200 members and their friends being present Leroy Shakleton high priest of the encampment served as tosstmasler the diplomatic delegation to Nankin i Wolfenden and James L iifc be paying S35 annually on each bond when was due if the AT JEFFERSON PARK Continued on Paye Sixteen i home of friends Members of the ind introduced Albert Morel Milmont Fire Company responded to the alarm and more than two hours of work were necessary before the names had been extinguished During an Investigation blood stains were found on one of the win dowsand as a checkup of the fire men failed to show that any member had sustained injuries the authorities arc working on the theory that the Cupidity Mixup Chi Con Glorious Swan St Mica Paula L Miss Caroline Jeanne Machs Piecemeal Paulis Orange Girl Star mount Curley Head Johnny Shaw Bnllet Path Voltcsta M J Balmer dAmciir McTinklc Hal liard Shata Lrver Nyack An nette B Leila Lee One Long Hop Noon Play Ajrnes Sorel P Miss Bolly L Well Behaved Roprujsh Miss i POWERS DENIES i COUNTY CHAPTER FORGERY C Accused of Falsifying Names on Petitions Continued on Sixteen securityjemained on the advertised place xvas first plundered and then set aftrc JUST SOCIAL VISIT Ann Hardings trip to Hedgerow MoylanRosc Valley is not inspired by plans to remarry her divorced hus hand Harry Bannister the actress business manager Harry Edlngtqn said yesterday There is nothing further from the truth than such re i ports he said adding that her trip basis The substituted collateral he said was today paying about S13 an jnually on each debenture share Many of the substituted securities i however he said are not listed any uu wv u yr I YOUTH IS HELD ON Eighth Ward Resident Is Permanent Association Is I ROBBERY CHARGES Formed Here and Of1 Raymond Ploltr ind other of organisation all of whom made appropriate remarks The excellent food war prepared and served under the direction of Mr and Mrs George Stnus During the nlng many entertainment features were presenLftd in charge of this program bring William K Cullis George Staus Howard Mccks Lester Thomas and Joseph Whltely LOWERlAXRATE Council Grants Half Mill Continued on Pajjc Sixteen NINTH SCENE OF ROBBERY Cifjars and cigarettes and a 5cent vending machine were stolen from the store of W Kolaslnski Ninth street and Central avenue early this morning Entrancc to the store was made by the thieves breaking a plate glass window The robbery was dis covered by police who notified the owner and remained in the store until he arrived A brick wrapped in paper was used to break the glass Three other windows valued at more than in a vacant store at Third and Hayes streets were broken early this morning Edward Grouse 21 of Third street nnd Highland avenue was arrested and charged with he act of maliciousness He was hold for investigation when ar raigned in police court this morn mg Grouse was arrested Iw Pntrol men and Keeley and Boukfcn CONDITION IMPROVES Dr Palmer N DcPurJa of West Eighth street who hns been a patient m the Chester Hospital since Sun day was reported as showing an improvement in his condition this afternoon nnd be released that her husband could for She could only scrape together she testi fied and Czekay compromised on Continued on Pajre Sixteen Mr Provost the son of the late rested for discharging a revolver last Mr and Mrs William Provost July She went to Czekay she said born in Smyrna Delaware and came to this city in his early youth Mrs Provost who before her marriage was Miss Liaalc T Birtwell daughter ot the Itite Mr and Mrs Henry Birt is a native of this city and at time of her marriage in 18R3 the ceremony was performed in the Birtwell residence at Eighth and Madison streets Activity in many endeavors has beenCharacteristic of the life of Wil liam Provost Jr who stands among the fqrmost of Chesters prominent citizens Soon after coming here he ongapeci in tho building CHANGE EFFECTIVE Alderman Michael Honan of the Second ward will assume the duties of committing magistrate next Mon day it was learned officially today He will relieve AldermanThomas C Berry of the Third ward who has held the post since Alderman M P Elliott of the Ninth ward was re lieved of the duties It WHSfirst rumored that and Berry would alternate but it was learned from an authentic source today that Honan will dispose of police court cases until orders are given Topicsof Times Among the defendants tried at Media for liquor law violations was a woman who has 17 children She should welcome a few months in solitary confinement A Massachusetts girl is willing to marry a man who can create a trust year We know plenty of girls right here who are willingto marry a man who has a job Bad Manners afc a local play house reads a theatrical ad And here we had been thinking that every theater in the country had had its late arrivals FORTUMEFOR SON ficers Are Elected Herbert Stille 18 of the 1000 block j Mt Vernon street Philadelphia a former Prospect Park High School In his trial on the charge of forgery 1 Tne Delaware County Chapter of i student was committed to the county which started yesterday before Judre i tnc Pennsylvania Motor Truck Asj jan iast nieht in default of n rmn A u uuii f mau lllKlll ill UtlrtUJu OI 5IUUU Alberc Button MacDade at Lady i Vestris Bidca m XT surance agent and resident of tho i Boundcr Br3r Eihrh flatly denied the char Co Social Climber Princess Caroi Powers is accused of nyn Most Wise Chamer Burnsidc Golflex f the name of P Damis on 51 of the pc rociation was formed last meeting of motor truck held i and thi cast was for social purposes LEAVES HOSPITAL TODAY Reduction and 10 Cent Salary Cut Per Libby Ho 1 mans Infant An electric dollar was dropped in a church collection basket last Sunday Being as you can neither sec nor touch electricity Martin Moran says he gets many in the col lection basket every Sunday England and America sometimes are closer to each other by 63 feet because of the moons influence And a bottle of it will sometimes make old enemies get down and cry together pipes little Dick A man has written Mrs F D Roosevelt criticising her hats A womans hafc is said to be those little doodads that sit at all angles on top of their permanent waves A student writes in and wants to know who gets the first Chester Times published daily Offhand we would say its a local bofabie who can generally bc seen wearing a bouton neire Reduction of onehalf millin the Judge John B Hannum Sr of the tax rate 10 per cent cuts in salaries Orphans Court who recently under and the operating costs of commit months extension kachee lot Weather cloudy track muddy AGUA CALIEXTE Rural Post Vermont LosingWay Star Dutch Scotland Port Agrent Capt Danger Shasta Bnllet The Lone Trail dora C K chapter Chester pike which is conducted by name of G Coiro to nine similar in he statewide organization i Edward Walton and Charles Fenza petitions J B Melchoir a Philadelphia hand writing expert called to the witness j by Assistant District Attorney Frank N Baker vice president I j where a quantity of cigarettes candy and a small sum of money was the loot obtained Both the Lincoln avenue public 7 William Kraft Jr said he had ron James Rodgers and W Aldrich school and the Prospect Park High comparea eight specimens of Powers j Pncc directors School where Stille had been a i vith the signatures on the Three speakers Ted V Rodgers scholar were among the places burg ua j questioned petitions His examina A D Aldrich and Harold S Sheru larized The youth was arrested i j A J Ui CV111U iiA kJlU O Oil aam lion he declared led him to the be president treasurer and counsel lief that Powers writings were the j spsctively of the Pennsylvania Mo as the disputed signatures j tor Truck Association addressed the inI meeting stressing the importance of and of highway Weather clear track fast latter declared thathe had not writ Tne present reciprocity law of this IE1 FDamis on any of commonwealth received careful con me petitions nor had he authorized sitieration during Mr Shsriz Continued on Sixteen i Continued on Page Sixteen Tuesday ngiht by Patrolman Archie McKenzie as he was leaving a candy store on Chester pike on instructions from George Wood chief of the bor ough police force who said this morningthat Stille had confessed to committing some of the robberies Stille who had been arrested on suspicion on two previous occasions moved with his family to Philadel phia last November Times Ad Gives Him Choice of Tenants H Beers of 611 Ridgway ave nue Glcnolden owned a sixroom house and he wanted a tenant for it To encourage the quick rent ing of it he advertised in the Qhester Times a proposal to grant a weeks rent free The rent asked was nominal Soon after the ad vertisement appearedin the Times he began to get results Here is what he states I soon rented my house after the ad appeared I had nine in quiries one after the other and I think that demonstrates splendid results I am satisfied that if you want a desirable tenant justin sert an advertisement in the Chester Times arastic action wifh r Become One Of Na ccn earned that trial mar Ul i l images died a natural death with the advent of the depression In other words such trial ends when trials begin tions Richest Twoday old Zachary Smith Reyn olds Jr posthumous son of the heir to the Reynolds tobacco millions howled lustily in the infant incubator ar the Pennsylvania Hospital in Phil adelphia today while a leral battle to determine the degree of his in heritance gathered momentum His mother Libby Hoiman Reyn olds former Broadway jorch singer Ifc has been rumored already that Babe Ruth may be asked to accept a salary cut thac will only allow him to make as much in a season as the President of the United States makes in a year the overburdened taxpayer i and in response to the general plea i for tax reduction Following the transaction of routine i wan VC17 Today Albert business a communication signed bv Cincinnati attorney her was recovering from the ordeal of motherhood and the physicians who watched her premature baby said it Martin J Connolly representative of a group of citizens was road The J contents called for a tax reduction As the tax rate ordinance reducing the millage had been formally passed earlier in the evening the taxpayers group representative was so informed and acquainted with other achieve ments including the recalling and father saw his grandson for the first Jan INS Eastern Pennsylvania Fair and colder tonight Friday increasing cloudiness with rain or snow Friday time The mother has not seen her son yet Western Pennsylvania Fair to night Friday cloudy with slowly payi1 oiTbond Sue wmchVvS Department of Justice agents were i rising temperature followed by snow reported guarding the hospital be in north and rain or snow in south cause an unemployed southern paraportion wife are alleged New Jersey Fair and colder to tne I night Friday increasing cloudiness with slowly risingtemperatures rain babys half sister Ann Cannon Revn the borough the approximate value of the issue Mr Connolly was also told of the council cutting salaries and lessening expenditures of borough committees first marriage If the guards wen present they were not evident how ever and Federal officials denied they were taking any action in south an3 rain or portion Friday night hi north TODAYS TEMPERATURE NEW YORK Tan I 6 a m 47 11 a m TT i i 11 TI j i Vs rn oon He was advised that Council desired j Guaranty Trust Company today pre 8 a m 44 1 p m 9 a m 43 2 p m Continued on Page Sixteen 1 10 a m 43 Continued on Page Sixteen 42 42 41 40 ;