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   Chester Times (Newspaper) - January 14, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania                              DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR SIX MONTHS ENDING SEPTEMBER FINAL EDITION With All Latest and Best News of the Day 57TH 17490 Dally Leased Wire Reports of United Press DP and International News Service INS CHESTER PA SATURDAY JANUARY 14 1933 CHAS R LONG IS NAMED PRESIDENT OFPAPUBLISHERS Chester Times Editor and Publisher Gets Signal Honor EIGHTEEN PAGES PRICE TWO CENTS State C of C Official Offers New Penna Bud get Plan HARRISBURG Pa Jan R Long ecUlor and pub lisher of che Chester Times was today elected president of the Penn sylvania Newspaper Publishers Asso ciation at the annual convention here Mr Long succeeded Walter W Krebs publisher of the Johnstovn Tribune Other officers chosen were Clarence Queer Me Pleasant Journal vice president Howard Reynolds Quarry ville Sun secretarytreasurer Walter W Krebs H W Young of the York Dispatch and Joseph D Biddle of the Huntingdon Daily News execu tive committee Philadelphia was chosen for the 1934 convention District officers elected were as follows District No 1 C M Mor rison Philadelphia Public Ledger and L E Johnson Royersford Advertiser No 2 J L Stackhouse Easton Ex press and F T Gelder Forest City News No 3 I Z Buckwalter Lan caster Newspapers Inc and H A Trout Manheim Sentinel No 4 Louis DeWart Sunbury Daily and Dietrick Lamade Williamsport Grit No 5 Edward T Leech Pittsburgh Press and William D Mansfield Mc Keesport News No 6 John J Meacle Brie Times and William D Rose Cambridge Springs EnterpriseNews A state budget of for general expenditures was recom mended today by Leonard P Fox of the State Chamber of Commerce in addressing the association Foxs estimate of an economy budget was less than the general fund estimate submitted by Governor Gifford Pinchot to the State Legislature and less than the budget under which the state government is operating The Chamber of Commerce repre sentative presented the publishers with the results of a survey of gov ernmental costs and economies he had made He opposed a state in come tax the governors plan to take over 53000 miles of township roads and continuation of the emergency sales tax Fox favored centralization of smaller governmental agencies and centralization of tax collecting duties to effect economies During the day the United Press entertained its Pennsylvania mem bers at a luncheon atthe PennHarris Hotel here PUBLISHERS Charles R Long editor and pub i Usher of the Chester Times late this morning was elected president of the Pennsylvania Newspaper Publishers Association at their annual conven i tion in Harrisburg Mr Long is a former president of the Pennsylvania Associated Dailies which a few years ago was reorganized to include weekly papers MAX MAILMAN SFI Relative Makes Discovery in First Ward Home of Former Merchant FOUR PATROLMEN TO GO ON PENSION Veteran of Force With 31 Years Service Ten ders Resignation Four veteran policemen of the local department will end their duties to day having been placed on the pen sion list beginning tomorrow Those retired under the pension laws arc Street Sergeant William IvlcConnell Patrolmen Robert Ander son Harry Dunn and William Surrl The latter resigned voluntarily the others being recommended for pen sion by a board of medical examiner appointed by the city In point of service Surrl is the eldest man on the force having been appointed first in January 1901 whn he served one year He was reap pointed in 1906 and has served ccn tinuously since then Sergeant McConncll was first ap pointed to the department in 1897 and served until 1905 when he rr sisned He was rcappointcd in 1906 and served two years being ousted wich a change in the city adminis tration He wavlast reappointed in 1911 Ho has served as desk sergeant and was one of the sergeants in the mounted squad during the regime cf Chief of Police James Davenport Harry Dunn served as patrolman from 1905 to 1906 when he resigned He was reappointed in 1911 Anderson is the youngest one in point of serv ice having only becen on the force since 1917 Members of i he Pension Board composed of Mayor William Ward Jr who serves as chairman City Treasurer S P Gray City Controller John T Ross and Patrolmen John Hager and Joseph Denmark will again meet within the course of two weeks when five others who took the physical examination will be con sidered The reports on this group have not yet been completed it is said GENERALLY FAIR WEATHER PREDICTED i Generally fair with slowly rising I temperature is the prediction today in Eastern Pennsylvania New Jersey Delaware and Maryland It will be fair and warmer tomorrow also The highest temperature here yes terday was 35 degrees u 315 p m and the lowest was 26 at 805 a m The average of 30 was two degrees below normal for the date and thirty four Degrees below the average Jan uary 13 last year Maximum tem perature for the date is 70 established in 1932 and minimum zero in 1912 Sunrise today at 721 a m and sunset will be ati59 p m Eastern Standard time CHARGES CHESTER MAN JILTED HER A Philadelphia woman who claims she was jilted after a Chester man had promised to marry her has filed suit at Media asking recom pense for her wounded feelings The suit was filed by Attorney Maurice M Green on behalf of Heleii R Delpino of the 1900 block North Front street Philadelphia against Leo J Phares of the 900 block Elsi iiore place this city Miss Delpino states that she be came acquainted with Phares in July 1931 During December the statement avers Phares began pay ing marked attention to the plain tiff made love to her in a most ardent fachion addressing her in affectionate and endearing words frequently in the presence of others In January 1932 Miss Delpino says she accepted Pharen proposal of mar rirje and June vas set as the time the wedding In February she WPS induced to lend Phares S350 so he could start in business she says by kindly words and caresses When spring came in April instead of youths fancy turning to love Phares broke off the engagement the woman claims Application has been made to the court for Phares to be held under bail to answer the suit when ic is called in court The lifeless body of Max Mailman former merchant of this city and wellknown resident of the First ward was found in the cellar of his home 425 East Twentieth street at 530 oclock yesterday afternoon by Morris Mailman a nephew It is said by members of the fam ily that Air Mailman had returned to his home for lunch and had ap parently been in good spirits as he ate with members of his familv Shortly after the meal ihe other members of the family left him alonr and upon their return at 530 oclock the body was found suspended from a cellar beam the find ending a search of the house for Mr Mailman The body was removed to the morgue of Deputy Coroner White at Third and Norris street Mr Mailman had been active in the community work and other af fairs of Ohev Sholom Synagogue cen ter and was a leader in the activi ties of Jewish organizations in this city and Delaware county He is sur vived by his widow Bessie and two sons Albert and Herman For a number of years Mr Mailman conducted a wearing apparel depart ment store at the corner of Sixth street and Edgmont avenue Three brothers also survive Henry Benia min and Samuel Mr Mailman csme to Chester twentyfive years ago and developed into a business man In his later years he had large realty interests in addition to his store and he also was interested in other ven tures News of his death was a distinct shock to his unusually large number of friends Mr Mailman unknown to many had large philanthropic in terests and his donations to chant were extremely numerous He never told of his charity rrcMctfirC1 INDICT 2 POLICEMEN FOR KIDNAPING MAN SPECIAL CEREMONY MARKS MEETING Members of Mocoponaca Tribe No 149 I O R M honored one of their fellows by conferring ihrce degrees nt one time at a regular meeting held last night in Odd Fellows Temple Eighth and Sproul streets The degree was conferred by a team under the leadership of Charles Jour ney a Past Sachem The ceremony was unique in view of the fact that it was the first occasion since the new degree has come into existancc that it has been conferred upon any member of the order in this county Announcement was made of a social night which will be observed by the members and their friends next Fri day evening in Odd Fellows Temple IN THE WEST END This evening will be celebrated ns New Years Eve by Ukrainian Greek and Russian Orthodox residents of this city tomorrow being January 1 according to the Gregorian calendar Devotional services will be held at 9 oclock this evening and at 9 oclock tomorrow morning in the churches of the three denominations in the West End Carolers will traverse the com munities throughout the western sec tion of Chester householders con tributing money that will be used for charitable purposes in the churches U S TREASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON Jan The Treasury net balance for Jan 12 wa Expenditures that day were S11655C2038 receipts for the month through Jan i 12 were o7730i071G SEES EDUCATION StSTEM BACK DATE Education should be placed on a national basis Dr William John Cooper United States Commissioner of Education told 200 educator gath ered in Philadelphia for a 5state conference Our present system bejonqs to the Civil War period he said A man ufacturers sales tax levied through out the nation with wealthier state contributing part of their proceeds to the poorer ones would provide money for the uniform operation of such a plan GIVES AWAY STATUE NEW YORK Jan John D Rockefeller Jr has given an an tique statua worth SH1750 to the Metropolitan Museum of Art It is known as the Lansdowne Amazon HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY By United Press j NEW YORK Jan UP Police Commissioner Edward P Mulrooney today congratulated 17 dectectives whose work led to arrest of two brother officers as the kid napers of Ernest Schoenig a prom inent bootlegger Your brilliant work almost makes up for the stigma these two men i have placed on the department said i Fptrolmcn John Ncvins and Arthur i B Graef were in Raymond Street jail with three alleged accomplices j Frank Miller Gcillcr I and Leonard Gnwolczyk They were unable to provide 575000 bail All i were indicted late yesterday charged I with kidnaping Schoenig was kidnaped by two men claiming to be policemen in front of the Brooklyn Federal building De I cember 27 Thesemen were alleged 1 to have been Nevins and Graef He i was held captive two weeks in n Lover East Side tenement and jlorced at pistol point to write two letters to his wife instructing her to pay S100000 for his release The ransom was not paid and the kid napers realizing police were at work on the case became frightened and released Schosnig HUFIUW VMO IS OVERRIDDEN Hoovers Message Ignored in House Vote Is 27494 Goes to Senate GAINS MOMENTUM IN BOTH HOUSES W c s t e r n a ncl Sou i her u Representatives F o r m Bloc in Its Favor Program Provides Pos sibly for Three Billions in New Currency Jan House leaders today rushed action on the drasticLa GuardiaMcKeown bankruptcy revision and debt reduc tion bill in an effort to stavn oft powerful groups pressing for outright currency inflation Chairman Simmers of the House judiciary committee was the committee would be able to re port the measure Monday It was understood the bankruptcy reform plan in its final form would provide machinery for scaling down much of the hugs debt load carried by individuals and corporations Even while this legislation was be ing expedited the movement foa currency inflation or regarded with distrustby conserva tive congressional momentum in both Houses The Senate was tied fast in n re lentless filibuster led by exponents inflation In the House 30 western and southern representatives formed a bloc to seek passage of a measure by Rep Busby Dem Miss which would increase currency circulation by at least and possibly 000000000 The program was discussed last night by 60 representatives and found generally acceptable although the meeting did commit itself definitely Busby announced he would intro duce the bill today He said chair man Stegall of theHouse Banking committee had assured him it would be given early hearings The program provides for imme diate issuance of of new currency The Treasury would give the Federal Reserve Banks one per cent government bonds in exchange for the new money The Treasury would put the money into circula tion by using it to pay current obli gations Thirty after the first issue a sec ond SlOOOOOOOQO would be put out A third would be issued if commodity prices in 150 days had not advanced to 80 per cent of the 192129 level Advocates of expansion through more extensive use of silver today gained a powerful supporter inHouse Majority Leader Henry Rainey Meanwhile the House bloc driving for oulTieht inflation through a S3000000000 monetary isru3 was en by the promise oE hcarhrr before i he Banking and Currency Committee Representative Busby Dm Miss said he had been told that the com mittee was willing at least to give consideration to the drastic measure BANK BILL SEEN NEARINGDEFEAT JLongs Filibuster Believed Successful Senate Looks to Cloture WASHINGTON Jan Senator Huey P Long Louisianas Kingfish stood on the threshold of victory today in his filibuster against provisions of the Ghyjs bank ing reform bill in a desperate effort to break the filibuster Senate leaders planned to force a vote on cloture which would limit debate It seldom has been adopted and oven its advocates de spaired of polling the twothirds ma jority vote necessary to gag Long and his band of insurgents The sensational rtHbuster entered its sixth day with Long and his cohorts still tyiag up all legislation Long offered to Halt his blockading tactics whenever Senate lenders agreed io lay aside the Glass bill and bring up some agricultural or In dustrialrelief legislation for enact ment Im willing to call off this fight said Long any time they bring for ward a bill to put clothing otv our naked unemployed or food in the mouths of our starving people Im even willing to call ic off if they try to pass any bill they claim willhelp the farmer If theyll bring in a meas ure like thnt Ill use ull my influence and I aint got none to pass it after sidetracking the Glass bill Senator Thomas of Oklahoma substituted for him yesterday in hold ing the floor all afternoon A half other insurgents from both pariies agreed to relieve him next week A score were ready o support him on sill votes In other words be has sufficient backing to win his fight against the Glass bill in this short session of Congress SEEK REDUCTION IN GASOLINE TAX At n meeting of the Retail Gaso i line Dealers Association of Delaware j County held Thursday evening in i Red Mens Hall 2112 West Third I street the association went on record I as requesting state authorkios for i a reduction in the present gasoline tax rate They also announced the j associations opposition to the gross sales tax i A communication addressed to members of the State legislative j body was composed and will be for j warded by the secretary of the j county organization Communica tions were also addressed to similar organizations throughout the state ask ins their cooperation in the re quested decrease of the gas tax i The clem en a cnarge imposed by I the local electric company was also discussed at this meeting A com mittcc headed by Abe Warwick was i appointed by thepresident Charles J Ward to confer with officials of I the Philadelphia Electric Company j regarding this charge The election of officers scheduled i for the January meeting will be held I next month EDUCATION CONFERENCE Many faculty members of the local public schools are planning to at tend a regions 1 conference of the Progressive Education Association to be held in the Benjamin Franklin Hotel Philadelphia February third and fourth Morning afternoon and evening sessions of the conference will be held Announcement of the meeting has been sent to all schools in the city from the offices of the superintendent of schools FRATERNAL VISIT Members of Chester Lodge No 263 T O O F will go to Philadelphia tomorrow to join with the members of Arcturus Lodge in religious serv ice to be held there The delegation from Chester will be headed by William T Fowden an official of the local lodge The trip will be made in motor cars will eave from the Odd Fellows Hall Broad and Crosby streets Two polifemen were umcing flve men arrestrcl in New York and acrusod of nluluctinff Krncst Srhoeninp ropiiUirtlv wrnlthv of ricusantvUlr N 1 and holding him with demands of ransom The nbclmlors beciimc frightened and released their victim without obtaining any funds Tin twn policemen arrested are John Ncvins left and Arthur Cracf right shown m the police lineup fmn DR J F DUNN JURIST ADVISES YOUNG PRISONER Chester Physician Named j Tells Defendant in Gam Medical Staff Chief ofi Ming Case to Stay Away New Hospital HOW FLAMELICKED LATLANTIQUE APPEARED FROM THE AIR WASHINGTON Jan v c r riding a scorching veto by President Hoover the House again passed the Philippine Independence bill by a j vote of 274 to 94 It was well over necessary twothirds majority Pate of the measure today is in the i hands of the Senate where deter mined opposition developed to frec j ing the Philippines under present chaotic conditions j The Presidents message warned of j grave dangers to the Philippines and i possibility of involvement of the United States in war if the islands jwerc cut loose to shift for them selves Throughout was an infercn i tial hint of Japanese invasion of the Philippines Neither liberty nor wisdom would be served by the bill President raid He declared the Philippines i would be conronted with economic degeneration and the United States Continued on Last AT JEFFERSON PARK Alonsr Clashys Choice Aristocrat Nisia Hasola JcJT ONeil Lady General Mingle Our Johnny Sinking Kid Tournamenl Friar Cousin Judy High Pockets Iskum Well Behaved Gen Campbell Dont Touch Ballhasar Bold Robin Muir Station Donate Chi anti Pollywog Anne Arundcl Lin mast lustina BrinkJcy Roy crofter Voltesta Rory Amazing Bonnie Cap Olive Sabath Polly E Nu hat Thistle Wise Drcd Scottwn Whitharral C Purlie Gold Tip Gen eral Toy Hal Riley Honohina Hold Hard Luck Piece Outcrv Srths Ballot Experiment a Success One class at Lincoln school has no problems of attendance dporiment or scholarship Ic is caned the Health Clars and the main duy of the chil dren attending is to cat everything placed before them in the class is by Incresss in weight health snd mental vigor The class is corrpcssd of 43 pupils and the fountlers are Miss Annie Greenwood principal of the school nnd Mrs George Boznango wife of he school janitor They introduced their idea after noting the weakened condition of many boys and girls Miss Greenwood suspscted under nourishment and called a conference cf the trchrs Out of this conference grew the Dr Joseph P Dunn widely known physician nndresident of the Eighth wnrd has been signally honored by his appointment as Chief of the Medical Sin ft at the nowFitzgerald Memorial Hospital Lnnsdowne which it is expected will be formally opened shortly after Easter Notification of his appointment was received through the molls yesterday Dr Dunn being the only physician in Delaware county who so far has been named to the staffs of the new four milliondollar institution which is an ornate building and when com pleted will be one of the best equipped Institutions of its kind in Eastern Pennsylvania Dr Dunn for many years has held the post of coroners physician In this city and since coming here more than 25 years ago has built up a practice that extends to all points of the country For several years he has been on the medical staff of the Taylor Memorial Hospital Ridley Park Dr Dunn was one of the several persons Interested In the establish ment of the proposed St James Hos pital in this city several years ago This project planned to be estab lished at Ninth and Wilson streets never materialized The institution in Lunsdowne was erected through a bequest of Edward J Fitzgerald of Lnnsdowne who be for his death created a trust fund to guarantee the maintenance of the hospital for many decades Outside of admitting his appointment as chief of the mcdicnl staff the local physi cian is reluctant to discuss the sub ject Ground for the new Fitzgerald Hospital was broken last summer when D Cardinal Dougherty of Philadelphia presided at the cere monies GUNBOAT WILMINGTON her forward plates lifted and sporting a new coat of paint the secondhand Colombian gunboat the Muricai Sucre left the yards of a shipbuilding company here after the repairs From Bad Company One of Chesters smalltime gam blers was advised to go bacJt to school and stay away from bad company by Judge Charles C Grocr of Ebensburp yesterday when the young man pleaded guilty to a choree of FORD COMPANY Foodstuffs Valued at Contributed to Welfare Organizations Six institutions were benefited by a ftonerous donation on the part of the Ford Motor Company unit of this city Groceries from the commis syries of five vewels valued approxi mately n 32000 were turned over to the in charfre of local welfare activitlo The Chester Hospital Ruth Bennett Home Chester Day Nursery Union Gospel Mission Chester Rescue Mis sion nnc the Chester Welfare and Family Relief Association were the recipients of the food supplies J H Ward Hinkson chairman of the County Relief Board and R H Diament chairman of the Chester Work Relief find president and acting executive of ihc Chester City Council of Boy Scour of America were as signed the for distribution The fooriUufT were received in the name of iho Emergency Relief Asso ciation of Chester and the work at The defendant Mario Di Lonzo 20 nnd James Kerrigan were fined rind costs each when they admitted being employes of a gambling es tablishment at Sixth and Wall streets this city the scene of a spectacular raid by State police last June Six other defendants Robert Nixon John Traub Robert Connelly Samuel Prledkin Robert Morrison and Lee Athey were convicted at the last term of court and fined and Riven two months each in the county jail by Judge Proneficld Di Lonxo and Kerrigan were ill when their com panions were tried and appeared for trial yesterday Shorty before Assistant District At torney Guy G De Furia called his first witness Mervln R Turk attor ney for the defendants changed their pica to guilty As he was imposing sentence justedhis spectacles ancl peering down Dt Louse said Young mnn you should back to school where you belong nnd stny out of places like this Let this be u lesson to you When the club was raided in June more than 100 men found in the place were taken IoSwarthmore in buses and given hcnrlnpr by trnte David P Ulrlch Horseracing sheets and other gambling apparatus Continued on Last Papc PLANS The monthly meeting of the You and Me Dental Club will be held in the Y W C A building Seventh and Sproul street at oclock this evening Dr Hermann Prinz a dental sci entist of world fame is at the pres ent time head of a dental research department at the University of Pennsylvania The address to be given by Dr Prinz will be based on Dental History The club Is composed of dental men In this city and Delaware county and a large attendance is anticipated at the meeting BANDITS VICTIM Two bandits yesterday forced WiJ lard Lord 25 of 29 West Eighth street this city manager of a filling station at Severitysecond street and Woodland avenue Philadelphia to open the safe in the building and then rifled it of its contents about S70 After he had unlocked the safe Lord was locked in a small room with his assistant Donald Doyle 17 of 2200 South Seventyfirst street and n customer Edward King 24 of 2109 South Seventysecond street Phila delphia PLANES AT SFTARON HILL BEER IS CUT TO 305PCLIGHT WINE IS ADDED House Measure Is Re drafted by Senate Group Legality No Change in Tax BoraK Dissents in Committee Vote of 4 to 1 WASHINGTON Jan Fortified against Constitutional assault by a reduced alcoholic content and broad ened to include wine the House beer bill today awaited action by the Sen ate judiciary committee after receiv ing subcommittee approval Determined to bring the measure safely within the limitations of the 18th Amendment the latter group redrafted the bill and cut the Houses cent maximum alcoholic con tcm to 305 The lower figure would amount to 38 by volume instead of the 4 per cent voted by the House With Senate Democrats supporting the bill and optimistic that it will be passed the measure will come to its next test on Monday in a vote by the committee proper Its members are favorably disposed but the measure nevertheless must weather a storm of controversy before it can become law The subcommittee eliminated any effort at definition of au beverage It proposed instead to limit the penalties of the Volstead Law to malt or vinous beverages of more than per cent No change would be made in the Volstead limi tation of one half of one per cent on distilled liquors Wine was placed in the same cate gory with beer and limited to 305 per cent alcoholic content Senator Dill Democrat Washington who sponsored this change predicted it would raise more revenue The subcommittee headed by Senator Blainc Wisconsin Republi can voted four to one for the bill with only Senator Bomh Republican Idaho opposing though several mem bers made reservations on specific amendments Borah long a supporter of the dry laws took no part in drafting the new bill The four members who voted for it are Blainc Hcbert Re publican Rhode Walsh Montana and Dill Washington The key to the new bill and the effort to make it accord with the Eighteenth Amendment is contained in the following paragraph Nothing in the National Prohibi tion Act as amended and supple mented shall apply to any act or failure to act Jn respect of any of the following containing Jipt more than 305 per centum of alcohol by weight bocir ale porter fer mented or vinous Hqiior or fruit juices No change in the tax proposed by the S3 a was made bv the subcommittee as the bill has yet to go to the Finance Committee for consideration of Its revenue features IN STANLEY PRICES In yesterdays announcement of the new scale of reduced prices at the Stanley Theatre it was inadvert ently announced that Federal taxes would be in addition to these prices The correct announcement was that the scale of prices Included the Fed eral tax AIMERS CONDITION IMPROVES LOS ANGELES Jan The condition of Aimee Semple McPherson Hutton pastor of Angelus Temple was reported slightly improved today A court order bidding her for trial of a breach of contract suit has been issued ofTimes Trolley service to Upland and to Twentyfourth street and Providence avenue will be discontinued tonight The answer to many motorists ers China has 100000 soldiers ready to resist a Japanese invasion at Jehol What they really need is a few U S Marines scz Ed Buckley Fanatics tried to prevent the en trance of Prof Piccard famous Bel gian scientist to this country Trying to get him up in the air what No matter what argument their grandchildren put up about the city finances in 1933 present city coun cilmen will never be able to budge it to please em Continued on Last Nearly a score of homes were threatened last nighr by a field fire on the old Ralston farm Hook road and Elmwood avenue Sharon Hill For more than three hours fire men fought ihe stubborn blaze which covered nearly TOO acres The flames were not halted until ditches were dug and back fires started Scores of residents and motorists were attracted by the glare and watched the battle Medical examiners found that a few of our city policemen had flat feet Oh doctors This is one for Hello Tony who thinks the Topics are getting flat to chew over I health class It meets every day bc tween and 11 a m A small class room on the main floor is utilized as a dining room and the basement of the school is the kitchen Mrs Boznango is the head of the health department purchasing the supplies doing the cooking and supervising the serving of the meals Miss Greenwood records the progress in increased weight rosy cheeks and attention in the class rooms The improvised dining room is not large enough to accommodate the 43 boys and girls at one sitting and they are fed in two groups Each Jciddie is seated at a desk and the menu for Once the iUl m v i4ill UJtU JUItl ihr day set before him or her Yes rAtlanlique is shown as she appeared pulled into Cherbourg after tcrday was lamb stew day and it t being rescued ft proved to be a favorite dish as the destroyed hsr j incendiary h Continued on Pagrc Seven in the firstcasc area pride o the French merchant marine ths firedestroyed Jincr from the English Channel Newspapers hinted the 20 members of hercrcv rliH have hecn what appeared to be empty gasoline drums were found Have you any old shoes The executives of the Chester Bovs i Club are asking this question for the j supply of shoeshas become exhausted I j and all citizens of Chester and vicin j ity who can do arc urged to come to the aid of the Boys1 Club in Its work in behalf of the poor of this community i Thousands of men women and children have had new shoes given to i them had old shoes remodeled for i them and have had repair work done i for them Through this department of the Boys Club many children were i able to attend school A letter from one of the city i schooJ principals brings out the fact of the good work being done 1 Boys Club of Chester j Dears Sirs j I thank you most sincerely for the many pairs of shoethat you have given pupils of this school Your help has enabled many pupils to stay in school who would otherwise have to be absent Many thanks and best wishes for yoXir continued good work Sincerely yours CATHERINE I BROWN principal Booker T Washington School Many other letters oi thanks have come to the Boys Cluo from char itable organizations churches nearly every school in Chester and private individuals Not only letters of thanks however but letters of appeal have been pouring in through the mails People realize there is no other place in town they can go and get shoes They arc sent to the Boys Congress is still experimenting with the beer bill reads a headline So are many fellows who insist they can make good home brew Tom Connolly can solve many locked situations but he doesnt think he should be asked to contribute to this locked controversy over the new postoffice site Someone has said that should not get too much rope We wish they had given thus advice early in December before the Christma stogics were sent as presents The Weather Continued on Page Seven WASHINGTON Jan INS Eastern Pennsylvania Mostly cloudy and not cinlte so cold in north and xvcst portions tonight Sunday fair and warmer Western Pennsylvania Fair to night slightly in south por tion Sunday increasing cloudiness and warmer light rain Sunday night much colder Monday TODAYS TEMPERATURJE 6 a in 7 a m 8 a m 9 a m 3i 10 a m37 3511 a mi 38 35 Noon 40 36   

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