Chester Times, January 16, 1933

Chester Times

January 16, 1933

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Chester Times (Newspaper) - January 16, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR SIX MONTHS ENDING SEPTEMBER 2O IDS FINAL EDITION WithAll Latest and Best News of the Day 57TH 17491 Dailr Leased Wire Reports of United Press UP and International News Service INS CHESTER PA MONDAY JANUARY 16 1933 THUGS KIDNAP BIND GAG ROB CO MOTORIST Resident of Moore Victim of Harrowing Experi ence in Philadelphia MAKES FINAL PLEAS TO ESCAPE NOOSE Trussed to End of Freight Car Suspect Admits His Guilt to Police One suspect is in custody and police today continued their search for his companion who Saturday night kidnaped Howard J Taft of 1518 Evans avenue Prospect Park robbed him and then bound him to the rear of a freight car The man under arrest gave his name as John Casey 29 of Seven teenth street near Diamond street Philadelphia He was taken into custody by Motorcycle Policemen Momseratt and Foxx of Philadel phia and when arraigned for a pre liminary hearing before Magistrate Costello of the Front and West moreland streets station yesterday was held without bail for a contin ued hearing Saturday night Taft was driving east on Allegheny avenue and stopped for a traffic light at Third street Two men approached the car and asked for a lift but Taft refused They opened the door and got in and both drew guns With a revolver pressed against his ribs Taft was ordered to drive on Alle gheny avenue When he reached B street the bandits ordered Tafc to stop One of the pair then took the wheel and drove to an isolated spot on Bristol street near the Pennsyl vania Railroad tracks There Taft was gagged and lifted from the car After rifling his pockets and taking 55 all the money he had with him the thugs carried him to the tracks and trussed him to the rear of a freight car While they were doing this they left Tafts auto standing on the high way with its motor running but the The county treasury will be en lights out Momserrat and Foxx ihs j richod by should the clrim policemen happened along and bei came susnicious When nnlhincr hnni tne county tax bureau against the LEGISLATURE IN SESSION TONIGHT State H a v e Representatives Made Unusual Progress to Date MrsWinnie Ruth Juclcl is fighting to rcmrn Arizona No 8S11 her final rhus to escape the sal lows on February 17 for the trunk murders of two women Mrs Judd has asked for a pardon commutation lf life term or a new sentence for second decree murder or manslaughter The Arizona clemency hoard soon will begin hearings on her plea These arc hitherto unpublished BertiUcn made in the state prison at Florence SEEK PAYMENT OF DORRANCE TAX Delaware County Prepares to Institute Suit for came suspicious When nothing hap pcned at the end of five minutes the resorted to strategy Momserrat drove ranee be upheld Preparations are and Fox hid behind a tree A 1 underway to file suit for recovery of estate of the late Dr John T Dor the amount The claim of comity officials is for moment later the man who identified himself as Casey walked towards Tafts car Foxx questioned him and over a period of years It is based on when he attempted to give evasive the county 4mill tax on all of Dr answers placed him under arrest Dcrrances property located at Rad Shortly afterwards Casey admitted I nor to where he moved his family in the robbery police say i 1925 and where he died on September In the meantime Taft was strug21 1930 gling to free himself from bondage and managed to squirm from the ropes a minute before the freight train started One minute later he would have been dragged to death Wife of Police Magistrate Honan Offers Comrnent Mrs Honan a pronounced bru nette who is the wife of Ches ters new committing magistrate Michael Honan was one of the interested spectators in police court this morning She saw the first prisoner to face her husband an 18yenrold blond discharged when she was arraigned for being drunk and disorderly Mrs Honan reserved her opinion of her husbands judgment until most of the spec tators had filed out of the court room after the hearings then she jokingly remarked I always had a feeling that you had a weakness for blonds Her remark drew a laugh from those present POLICE Lawyers for the executors includ ing Dr Dorrances brothers and hir i widow have announced they wiil i fight the countys suit and comcn i ihe retroactive levy It is understood i After Casey confessed a score of they will contend that the ruling of j policemen were dispatched to the i the State Supreme Court that Dr scene to find trace of the victim but Dorrance was domiciled in Pennsylj Rnf dazed from his encounter with the j vcnia at his death did not cover or 1 ij rr fL t i I ii iiio uiCLllJ vliva HVJli IUVC1 Jl bandits Tait had wandered aimlessly specifically rule that he had been so 2LeJcJIapse5l R frpm i domiciled in Delaware county since Official Makes Reply to Critics With Reference to Crime Wave A noticeable increase in the num ber of robberies and holdups during the last few weeks in Upper Darby township has elicited a storm of pro test from citizens During that time it is said nearly a hundred crimes have been committee including breaking and entering holdups and petty larceny not restricted to busi I ness districts but common in residen tial sections as high as four jobs a j night being reported to police during j the past month Fearing holdups many shop kecp I crs in outlying sections havo made I it practice to close their stores at least an hour earlier than the usual HARRISBURG Pa Jan sideration of the measures carrying the money to run the Pennsylvania state goveiTiment and to finance its major activities and subsidies such as allowances for the schools will be started by the legislature of 1933 weeks ahead of such bills in other sessions of the last forty years Both branches of the states lawmaking body are now fully organized and much of the preliminary work has been done thanks to the spirit of starting promptly and working to ward adjournment in April The two bodies meet again tonight What has been accomplished by the two branches since the third day of January when they elected Republi can presiding officers is remarkable i vhen compared with other years The appearance of a calendar in the senI ate before the close of the second j week caused much comment In the j house committees got into action on i proposed constitutional amendmens j and other measures of importance At the same time committees charged with the special duty of consultation with the attorney general on drafts of codifications of school banking corporation insurance and other laws took hold of their tasks without de lay High praise has been given to the legislators for their activity and eal in getting things started so the ses sion will be short by Gen Edward Martin chairman of the Republican state committee Senator James S Boyd president pro tern of the sen ate and Speaker Grovcr C Tnlboi of the house while Gen E C Shan non lieutenant governor compli mented the senators fromthe chair on the way things were moving It is the plan of the chairmen of the two appropriation committees to conduct studies of the appropriation bills jointly so there will be a mini mum loss of tirrve and tho data ob tained in inquiries can be available to both committees It is also probable if hearings are held for departments or other agencies spending state money they will be jointly con ducted Some of these investigations may be undertaken by special com mittees made up of members of each committee At the middle of January this ses sion is more advanced than is or dinarily the case in the flrst week In February UPLAND MOTORIST WILL FACE CHARGES street Michael Toscano Summit and Is in the Chester j measures many storekeepers as well i Hospital UK m encounter vilh the scene and was removed to the Jewish Hosital where he told the 1925 and therefore the tax collector i of the countv is without authority melodramatic tale of his experience to levy the tax The Attorney Generals office ac cording to announcements does not GLENOLDEN GIRL Has Intervened as Mellon as residents and householders have purchased weapons for protection Hugo Ricve a druggist of Lans downc avenue and Garrett road who was the victim of two holdups one LONDON Jan A re port that President Hoover has in TTsJ TTTTTr4 A HP T A V exPecc great delay in collecting the tervericd in the SinoJapanese con llJUiXEjJJ Ai i X i tax for Pennsvlvanin rlpsnirn rho 77 Loretta McDevitt 10 of 14 North Wells avenue Glenolden suffered minor injuries to the head and face Saturday afternoon at Lamont ave nue and Chester Pike Glenolden when she was struck by an automo bile driven by Miss Hazel D Dunlap of 1836 Fanmount avenue Philadel phia The McDevitt child was playing on ihe highway and in order to aVoid striking her Miss Dunlap is said ro have driven thc car over a curb Meantime the child becoming fright ened ran in front of the machine find was struck She was taken to the Taylor Hospital Ridley Park where her injuries were treated after vhich she was permitted to go to her home Miss Dunlap appeared before Mag istrate Walter S Swartley of Glen olden and furnished S500 bail pend ing outcome of the childs injuries BIEETTNG POSTPONED tax for Pennsylvania despite thc i view of some Authorities that a year or more would be required to get the money even if the state is ulti mately successful in opposing the final appeal of the executors to thc United States Supreme Court ASSUMES HIS DUTIES flict was published by the Exchange Patrolman Harry McGonigle and when he is discharged from the in stitution will face charges of disor derly conduct resisting arrest reck less driving and driving while under in which S50 was taken and in the e o f intox cnnts other SHf vnl T KirL iniiULnci 01 intoxicants heart fiiluiP rvorv fKi nJ McGonigle was driving west atrect last and on his Telegraph Company today An Exchange Telegraph message from Geneva reads as follows I DESPONDENT MAN structed Ambassador Andrew W Mel lon in London to inform the British Foreign Office that in the opinion of the American government too much time has been lost by thc of Nation that all me a T vires for con ooens after 11 oclock Vr whnn Nmt 5trcct last and hls hn IT attention was attracted by the cork the fiist holdup happened I consid scrcw drivlne Or ercd it more or lsss a passing inci curving q dent but thn second time T was held up it angered me Even in this cold weather when perfectly legitimate persons enter the store with their Continued on Page Twelve ENDS LIFE WITH GAS a motorist ahead The officer scnscd that the man at the wheel had been drinking and be gan to trail him When Ninth street and Highland avenue was reached the zigzag driver ignored a red light and continued on and was chased by McGonigle After traveling a quarter of a mile McGonigle forced the other car to the curb When he approached the driver the officer became the target for a vile verbal barrage and later Magistrate Michael Honan of the i ciliation in the SinnJapanese ron shculd ncv ct in accordance with covenant Second ward was agreeably this morning when h court to conduct his entered firt as committing The corrtl WASHINGTON room was friends and I President Hcovcr denied today that political coworkers and on the ofi he has intervened m the Sino ficials desk were two large baskets of Japanese conflict as reported in an flowers Visibly surprised by the reception recently appointed the committing magistrate hesitated and while paus ing for words to express his thanks Councilman William M Powel also of the Second ward addressed the offi cial on behalf of the gathering and wished him success in his office Magistrate Honan was congratulated expression of appreciation and a promise to conduct the office so that it will reflect credit on the minor judiciary Exchange Telegraph dispatch from and Spruca streets Philadelphia was uplvnd resident found in a garage at 7203 Bradford roadUpper Darby Saturday Police who accompanied the vic tims wifeto the garnpre to where she had been directed in a note her hus band sent her found Morton slumped over the wheel of a car with the ig nition switch on The gasoline supply ihad evidently been exhausted as the FAIR AND WARMER WEATHER FOR TODAY Shown the dispatch by a secretary the President simply is not true LONDON Jan States Ambassador Andrew W Mel lon today denied he had received any instruction from President Hoover to approach the British Foreign Of fice regarding the SinoJapanese dis pute The instructions were reported by tank was found to be empty In the note Morton said he loved Fair and warmer today and rain and colder tomorrow afternoon or night is the forecast for Eastern ing will be held next month in thc school building FTREMENT TAKE ACTION Due to a case of serious illness in the immediate neighborhood of the fire house of the Moyamensing Hook and Ladder Company the electrical connection in the bell tower has been silenced and members of thc corn Following the impromptu itheExchange Telegraph Company a dlspatch irorn GenFVfl WORTHLESS CHECK Miss Sarah Benton principal of Ihe Clayton School Sixth street west of Highland avenue today announced that the January meeting of the Clayton ParentTeachers Association had been postponed owing to thc nc tivities of a committee headed by Mrs Harold Heacock planning a party for the benefit of thc Welfare j Magitrate Honan WPS congratulate Fund of the organization A meetj by Councilmen Fowcl Walter H TTT Craig George J Hunter and John J rirVL K r AbbllN j Luttrcll who headed a linn of city i employes and officials assembled to witness the Second ward his first hearings Of the many Bernard H Flynn of Philadelphia varied cases listed for hearing i was arrested this morning by Hav morning tne magistrate conf erford township police oh charge ducted himself like a veteran being Of passing worthless checks He war j ted by Police Clerk Harold arrested on a warrant issued by I of experience i Magistrate Fred T Cooper of Media Pennsylvania New Jersey Delaware and Maryland The highest temperature here yes his wife and 12yearold son so dearly j terday was 43 at 5 p m and the that suicide seemed like the only way lowest was 32 at 5 a m with an out He had been unemployed for I average of 38 or six above normal several months The notes contents j Last years average on January 15 was 60 The highest temperature ever were Not the best way perhaps My hands are so cold I can hardly write I can take it and have for recorded here for the date was 71 last year and the lowest was 8 in and the 1 1893 make it j Sunrise today was at 721 a m and easier for you God bless you both i sunset will be at 501 p m Eastern THREE UNMASKED Force Manager and Clerk Into Rear Room of Sec ond Ward Establishment ANN HARDING Arm Harding one of Hollywoods mast popular screen stars has re turned to the Hedgerow Theatrein MoylanRoso Valley the scene of her early triumphs Saturday night she took part in a play with Jasper Dceter the theatres director who ns muchas any man may lay claim to discoveringthe nctress Miss Hardingmade her appearance in Bernard Shaws Misalliance She will play her original part in The Inheritors tonight and will appear in two more plays this week WETDRY IN Warfare Taking Place in Various States 15 Al ready Act for Repeal KANSAS CITY Mo Jan UP warfare between wet and dry forces Is being waged with state legis latures as the battlegrounds The wets to clear the way for speedy acceptance by the states of nny action that may be tnbon by Congress for modification or repeal a United Press survey indicated to day Already more than 15 states have acted to repeal enforcement statutes or amendments to their state consti tutions which would have blocked the return of liquor within their borders Many more measurer dealing with prohibition are pending But in every state in which wcLs have not already won a victory dry forces are mustering for ai finish fight reports from state capitols indicated In New York state citadel of the wet forces Gov Herbert H Lehman has asked the legislature to prepare for beer or repeal by passage of measures for licensing of the sale and distribution of liquor Governor Lehman soon will appoint a commission to study the problem California which rescinded its state prohibition sea lutes by a refer endum at the November election has pending a bill which would ask Con gress for action on repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment Dry for many years Kansas shows no disposition to wander from the trail blazed by Carrie Nation Not E RESIDENT FATALLY Continued on rage Twelve A C HELD FOR HEARING no me baby years I a m But for just go in vou to until we meet again Standard time pany have been instructed to exeri h police courLt cise care to use the bells and sirens the of the apparatus as little as possible Gounti when leaving and returning to the firehouse and who is Delaware HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RAGES TODAY By United Press YOUNG WOMANS PLEA SUCCESSFUL Son complnint of three merchants oi ithe borough who had been victimized i by checks issued on a Philadelphia bank under date of December 3 Each of the men positively identfed Flynn as the man for whom thev Now Being Distributed The eleventh issue of the Chester selection of candidates thc result Times Year Book and Almanac is and the number of votes recorded is now available nd is being distrib1 fn Page On the following page Blanche Brooks 13yearold viva cious blond of West Third street drew the doubtful honor of being the utcd free of chcxrrjo to every Times rearJfer This invaluable handbook of ready reference pertaining to political in cashed the checks While Flynn is j dustnal and civic life in Delaware languishing in the Havcrford county gives the latest official fact ship jail the police say numerous complaints are being received from and figures Since its inception in 1023 the Timcs Year Book has been v llir merchants in Montgomery county j of extreme value in professional busi first woman defendant to faceMagis vho clairn to have been victims of I ness scholastic clerical and domestic JEFFERSOX PARK trate Michael Honan in police court j penchant for writing checks today being charged with being drunk j and d isor d erly A J J J U U rCIN l 1J 1Allegretlo Broad Axe Glorious I The young woman was apprehended 1 Swan Blue Taw at 245 a m yesterday at Third and Doug Elkhart Majrna Mater Kcrlin strects bv Patrolmen Cauley use Each vear the Chester Times has added features that may be appropri ate in The use of this book The isnue just off the press for the year is the outcome of the general elec tion in the county with the candi dates listed The presidential election by states is outlined on pagf 65 with the city vote on thc next page Playhouses in Delaware county their seating capacity and location are an added novelty on page 6f A rare Penn document secured by the county Historical Society is described in a vivid manner on page 69 An account of the opening of the beautiful Archmere Academy held in September last year is written for the on page 02 along with a King Luke Missy Infanta Tucr gler Lady Mcnifec Santandjr Taddywawa pentanL she Tne school directors will hold an when she faced the adjourned session tomorrow evening complete list of all tho parochial contains many nnw features that schools in Delaware county this volume thc finest yet pro One of the most novel of thc added ducod features for this latest issue of the On page31 of thc 1933 edition the Timcs Year Book and Almanac is a George C 132 Rldgeway ave nue Norwood had a narrow escape from injuries last night when his automobile was struck by the car of a local motorist who according to a physician had been drinking The offending driver is sin ted as Giavonni DiGonnaro of the 300 block Pennell street Cassc was driving west on Ninth strret and after passing the intnr scction of Sproul street noticed Di gcnnaros car coming from the op posite direction and being driven on the left side of the street To avoid a heacion collision Cassel says he wns compelled to pull to the opposite side of the street but in doing so the other car ploughed into the right side of his car causing damage amounting to approximately Cassel who is rn official of the John Wesley Cross Post of the American Legion told Magistrate Honan in police court today that the local motorist became abusive both to him and police officers when he was being slated at police headquarters The case was continued for a week Magistrate Honan advising Digennaro to pay the damages caused to Cassels machine PLUNGES THROUGH WINDOW Clothing1 Caught in Auto matic Coke Conveyor at Plant in Philadelphia His clothing caught in the ma chinery of an automatic coke con veyor in the plant of the Atlantic Refining Company Thirtysecond street mid Passyunk avenue Philadel phia Frederick N Trotter 43 of 519 Lincoln was hauled fortyCivo fprt nncl killed shortly before ho to have been relieved last midnight TrcUcrs body was discovered wedged in the top of the conveyor by Martin Redmond a fellow work man who looked in vain for Trcttcr at midnight Redmond found the machinery operating jerkily police learned and climbed to the top of the conveyor to Jocatc the trouble and discovered the body of his fellow mechanic at 1 a m The body was taken to St Agnes Hos pital where physicians said Trctter had died instantly Othor employes said thc last they saw of Trettcr he was bonding over thc chains and sprockets oiling up thc mechanism before he wont off PATROLMAN HURT Patrolman Joseph Delaney of the Clifton Heights Barracks State High way Patrol was injured Saturday afternoon when his motorcycle col lided with an automobile driven by H Allen Bennett of Ridley Park at Fifth and Penn streets The injured patrolman was nd mltted to the Chester Hospital where ho received treatment for injuries to right leg and ankle and for shock The driver of the car was arrested and taken before Magistrate M P El liott of the Ninth ward who held him under ball for a hearing tomor row afternoon MOTORIST PROMISES TO PAY DAMAGES Make Getaway WitH Days Receipts 3 Other Suspects Held by Police Brandishing revolvers three un masked youths heldup and robbed chain store at 600 East Fourteenth street Saturday evening The gun men made good their escape in an automobile which had been parked close by with the motor running H McMaster manager was in the store with Jean Dailey a clerk when the tno entered The leader com manded the two employes to walk to a rear room while a second one rifled the cash register The third re mained on guard at the door while his companion scooped up the money and stuffed it in his pockets Without making any comment the trio then ran from the store and made their getaway in the automo bile Police who were immediately noti fied of the robbery scoured that sec tion of the city in police cars but found no trace of the robbers How ever the victims were able to give a minute description of the youths each of whom was about 20 years of age Three other robber suspects were arrested here Saturday night and are being detained at police headquarters for questioning They are slated as Bernard FricI 26 of the 700 block Potter street Charles Boughner 23 of Spruce street near Twelfth street and Luke Dawson 24 of the 100 block East Twentythird street They were arraigned for a preliminary hearing before Magistrate Honan in police court today and held without bail at the request of Detective Captain Fceney Police arrested the youths follow ing complaint of John Kandravi who conducts a store at Twentyfourth and Madison streets He said youths were in his store Saturday night and that he later learned that they had planned to rob him PROPOSE ECONOMY AN IN SCHOOLS In an gen eral plan of a means of meeting expenses which the city school directors have been effecting Dr David A Wardsuperintendent of the school notified all school principals or Items oC economy he has advised them to pass on to the their teaching staffs Principal economies which are mentioned in the letter are those to be attained through the wise and careful use of electric lights in the schools and the proper use of school heatinp systems It is believed that the formation pf careful habits along the lines suggested by the superin tendent will serve to appreciably cut the electric current and heating bills in the schools Notice has been made of a change m schedule for clinics at the Child Health Center in Deshong Mansion The present schedule calls for the usual clinics on January 17 and Jan uary 24 but thereafter the clinics will be held every Friday at this center There is no change in the schedule of the other health centers Topics of Times The greatest argument at Washing ton right now seems to be about the weight or beer But even if its legalized few will give it away Local movie theatres have reduced their prices Now if they would only reduce the showing of next weeks show patrons would be better satis fied Charged with being responsible for a triple collision on Ninth street last evening Charles Rogolis 17 619 Union street was discharged when he appeared for a hearing in police court this morning He assumed the responsibility and agreed to make good the damages The other cars were operated by Arthur C Maval of Philadelphia and Max Rubenstcln 1100 Flower street this city The latter two failed to appear at the hearing taut a short time later Rubenstcin appeared and reached an agreement with Rogolis AUT615VE1STJRNS OCCUPANTS HURT A tribe in the Congo has been foundi whose natives can leap to a height oJJ over seven feet If loyal alumni groups are up to their stuff we should see those dark boys on college squads next fall A speaker here said there are nun dreds of useless words in the English language Please Remit Men j Wanted Taxes Must Be Reduced i to mention only a few A county correspondent advises us that nudists are planning a summer jcamp along the Chester pike This should clear up technical unemploy ment among the many mosquitoes in i that section j If the S6000 reward money for capture of Pretty Boy Floyd Okla 1 homa bandit ever is assembled in ona spot theyd better keep it a secret H has stuck up banks lor less than that Star W J Balmer Mokur rcmaln sob7 and kccp bctt magistrate this morning and promised at 730 oclock in the Larkin Bui2d reader will find the boundaries of the column called Do Yon Know that ing Broad and Crosby streets thc wards listed in addition to thc usual Val J Done For Upon Scarlcx in tnc future if given another chance second to be held within two weeks listing of the precinct boundaries Morlove Britlon Amazing Wood River Dr Syn tax DticlSst Donate Pady Morris Thistle Wise Macchulc Sunnyside Up Active American Bolki I Sweep Rash Concierge Kentucky Moon Bosky Blue Damsel Alto Atlas Titus Stick Around San tcrno Pomfret Odcric She was given the chance WILL HOLD REHEARSAL Candidates for the annual minstrel show of the Senior HiY Club will hold their first regular practice this includes many facts known to few readers but of interest to all This and will be the third meeting of the The Delaware County Park Board feature is on pages 113 and 131 month with another regular meeting j appointed by the county commission to come later in January The board i ers is found on page 45 is pressed with the need of holding An interesting account of the extra sessions in order to finish the Thomas M and May F Fitzgerald consideration of a vast amount of evening following the business andspccial business ing of the club in the Y M C A building Seventh street and Edgmont avenue Reports of the committees in charge of arrangements for the P T 1T 2 wr I rvi j dllftiJltlJ W iVJl UJ1 C Chatson The j jig saw puzzle partv and the Mount Orleaman Thc Off Sccur servicesto be conducted P r TiSanta b also bs received and Perfect Play given consideration at the meeting FOUND MENTALLY ILL FREDERICK Md Jan man identifiedby police as Dr Paul F Eckstein Canonsburg Pa and believed to have been an victim was recoveriner at Frederick City Hospital today Mercy Hospital a nonsectarian in stitution now nearing completion on the grounds of the St Francis Homer Main street near Golf road in Darby is given in detail on page 51 This listing is added to the details con cerning every hospital in the city and county beginning on the previous An account of the primary election including the chief interest in the The Delaware County Emergency Relief Board has a report of its history action and results listed on pages 133 and 134 and a map show ing relief districts ison page 132 The United States Senate and the House of Representatives both of the Seventysecond and Seventythird Congress are given space on pages 155 and 176 This is expected to be of particular worthwhile interest Besides the new departments in cluded in the 1933 issue all of the important data of former books has been retained for the Times readers Falling headlong through a plate glass window of thc Washington restaurant Fifth and Market streets Saturday night William Smith 55 of Second and Penn streets had a remarkable escape from being seri ously injured He did not suffer a scratch Smith was so drunk he admitted in police court this morning that he remembered nothing about the incident An employe of the cafe said that the man fell so that his hat rolled inside thc restaurant and it was after Smith walked into the place to claim his headgear that he was held pending the arrival of polici He was arrested by Patrolman George Pierce and on the charge of drunkenness Magistrate Honan fined him and costs with the preference of 24 hours in jail Nathan Young of Media was ad mitted to the Media Hospital late last riljiht for treatment of severe lacerations of the scalp and upper lip and Miss Emma Johnson given treatment for bruises and shock The young people figrsred in nn automobile mishap near Darling ton station After crossing the bridge over thc creek Young lost control of his car which plunged down nn embankment nnd overturned SCHOOL PRINCIPAL ILL Illness of Miss Margaret Stctser principal of the Smedley Junior High School has made it necessary to postpone the January meeting of thc Smcdlcy Junior High School ParentTeachers Association to have been held tomorrow evening in the auditorium of the school Seventeenth and Upland streets The date now rct for the meeting is January 31 TWINS REACH 99 YEARS Ninetynine years old today and the oldest living twins in America Thats the proud distinction of Mrs Hen rietta Dannenbaum of Philadelphia and her sister Mrs Jcanrifitte Lauch heimcr of New York Each will cele brate today Gene Mergy tells us that dollar wear out in eight or nine months Its a wonder they last that long con sidering how fast they go Police blame racketeers for bomb ing barber shops in Philadelphia They never thought of examining razors used by the victims I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Store seems to be the latest slogan of the underworld WASHINGTON Jan UP Eastern Pennsylvania Fair and Tvarmcr Tuesday cloudy and vramier followed by light rain Western Pennsylvania Light rain tonight and Tuesday probably changingto snow near Lake Erie Tuesday warmer tonight colder Tuesday afternoon much colder Tuesday night TODAYS TEMPERATURE 6 a m 7 a m 8 a m 9 a m 10 a m 35 11 a m 35 Noon 36 1 p m 38 2 p m 42 44 48 51 53 ;