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   Chester Times (Newspaper) - January 20, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania                              DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR SIX MONTHS ENDING S KPT EMBER FINAL EDITION With All Latest and Best News of the Day 57TH 17495 DaSlv Leased Wire Reports ol United Press UP and International News Service UNSi CHESTER PA FRIDAY JANUARY 20 1933 EIGHTEEN PAGES ROOSEVELT GOES TO WHITE TO MEET W Foreign Policies Are Bis cussed With Emphasis j on War Debts ROOSEVELT SEEKS REST BEFORE INAUGURAL Held Conference With Stimson Yesterday 1 Heads for Georgia WASHINGTON Jan The Kooscvelt administration is pro pzred to discuss the ribts question with Great Britain at the Economic eonfcrcnre in March a White House statement said today after a conference between President Hoover and Presidentelect Franklin D Roosevelt which ended at 1225 p m President Hoover a short time earlier announced his willingness to uiicuss the debts issue with Britain SYKES PERSISTS jTRANSCRIPT HEAD NOTABLEJ VISITOR I IN PAROLE FIGHTIIN LIBEL CHARGE j Former Constable Serving Chester Physician Secures Term for Extortion In Tears at Hearing Warrant For H Congdon Clement Claiming they wont give me R A warrant charging him with libel was issued yesterday WASHINGTON Jan the historic Red Room of the White House President Hoover and Presi dentelect Franklin D Roosevelt joined today in a common effort to remove barriers to iniernational peace and prosperity The Presidentelect and his adviser Prof Raymond I Moley arrived at the White House a few minutes be fore 11 a m He drove in an open car from the Mayflower Hotel where he had been homing conferences with Democratic leaders Mr Hoover greeted them warmly and promptly began a discussion of urgent foreign problems The conferees were joined by Nor man H on disarmament and war debts He conferred with Mr Roosevelt and Stimson last night and later saw Sttmson ftrlone 6b scrvers here strongly suspect that Davis will be Roosevelts secretary of slate Secretary of State Stimson and Sec retary of Treasury Mills sat with Mr Hoover Tourists and others stood at the southwest gate of the White House to catch a glimpse of the President elect as his car rolled into the grounds Irviii Ike Hoover head usher of Hhe White House greeted the ROOLC velt party nnd ushered them upstairs War debts preparations for the World Economic conference Disarma ment and Par Eastern policy were the main points of the HooxcrRoosevelt agenda They are eager to avoid de lap in dealing with these matters at a rime when chaotic world conditions demand prompt action Mr Hoover has under consideration five plans worked out by his advisers for working on the debt revision pro blem without waiting for Mr Roose velt to enter office One of these envisages the sending of delegations from the debtor countries to Wash ington State Department officials declared however that this latter plan has not A vacation after a 11important conferenceg on national and international affairs is Presidentelect to nis supplementary pelitkm velts plan for bis stay at Warm Springs Ga and his fishing cruise in southern waters He is shown above nssnowinP what his client can do about untrue he arrived at WasLinton for conferences with President Hoover and Congressional leaders Left to rijrlu are Xorman H Davis debt expert Mayor Frank HrvRue of 1 ersey City Kooscvelt and Gus Gonnerioh liis bodyguard HIGHWAY USER break D Harvey Sykes exconstible criminal of the Fourth ward made his cf lance before Judge Albert Dution m lne ofllcc of Magistrate Thomas MacDade tit Media today for a hoarI C Berry for the arrest of Clement H hng on his petition for parole which j Congdon editor and publisher of the IHuvcnC htS Jonn Sunday Transcript R Philadelphia Svkes did not amplify his statement UToklv Thc charges are being I roparcJinp his pettins n break but by Dr J Humo Miller of the prisoner as his attorney proSecond and Flower streets this city sen ted his plea for parole i Loeru detectives accompanied by i On talcing the stand Sytcs testified men from Philadelphia i repardine hie failing health and headquarters attempted to serve the j suited thai his work as boss of the vvimnm on the editor yesterday but laundry in Broadmciidows Farm was he vvns Absent Hom his office when I very confining He said that he had thov arrived His arrest Is expected i been under the doctors care coni tortaV as detectives left here this j tinually since his commitment and to find Congdon j that he had lost thirty pounds in m his office i weight He said thai he now weighed Tne Action is based on statements but 137 pounds i appearing in a recent issue of Cong Judqe MacDane told Mr White 1 rions paper by Dr Miller to be and without any the S3000 fine and costs of his case toundution in fact Dr Miller visited WITH OWNERS OF PQSTOFFICE SITE tht also stated that hr Prohibition headquarters in Philadel wnnls to hear testimony from and also interviewed officials ASSERT RIG Prospect Park Meeting Protests Proposed Leg islation A well attended meeting was held last night under the auspices of the Highway Users Conference at the Prospect Park High School audi torium which protested the railroads plan to tax and regulate the useful ness of the states splendid road sys tem Thc meeting was opened by William D Mason manager of the Sun Oil Company of Marcus Hook who ex pressed appreciation of the interest of the audience and introduced the speakers He introduced James A Skelly of Pine Ridge Edmund A McCadden of Prospect Park John Strain a commissioner of Tinicum township Harold S Shertz director of the conference and T R Dahl vicepresident of the White Motor Company also a member of the Na tional Automobile Chamber of Com merce and the National Association Mr Shcrtz explained the functions of the users conference and what is is that it organized cooperation with tha National High way Users Conference to give the facts of the problem of today and faci it He spoke on the qiiestioh of reciprocity with regard to the price of the license fees and the length of time permitted by surrounding states on the license tags In 19 states FIVE CHILDREN VICTIMS OF MISHAPS James Tyler 7 of 335 Pancoast street was treated at the Chester Hospital last night for severe scald burns physician regarding condition i of the narcotic section but nothing It was hinted that should Sykes be his record could be found givena parole he would beobliged j Dr Miller In addition to having n to leave the state Renornl practice conducts a drug Sykes has served two years of a sixi sore at Third and Edwards streets year sentence meted out to him by He is a prndunte of Jefferson College Judge Albert Dutton MacDnrie foland is n respected resident of the lowing his conviction on extortion Ninth ward where he owns consider AKvsistant District Attornev property He is married and has Dr Aclolph Lorenz famous Vien nese bloodless surgeon pictured as he arrived at New York on the S S Saturnia for uti extended stay In the United The doctor was ae by his son and diujrhter inlaiv T j v J A i io Uvwiitv v v L v i v iv i i i Krc M SVC L scvorc TV n 4 charses Assistant District Attornev nblo propnty He is married and has ThcoungsteruplvCSIClCnt Ot E S S 1 11 t 0 U Louis A Bloom prosecuted the easttwo children a daughter livingIn 301 mP and thej p wf i on the testimony of an Upper Chij Philadelphia and a son J Hulme contents splashen on his right foot j L lid 1 g C d itC itil j chcster who claimed Miller Jr who is a first year medicnl Ourl fm out iSykes and other constables installed i student nt Temple University given treatment at the hospital for a laceration of the scalp Earl Cal houn 208 street was struck by a brick while playing near his home Ralph of Woodlyn received treatment for laceration of After 40 years of married life Harry W Reed Sr 60 of Second Fssington has been granted n hviRe still in his barn and proi Attorney James A icctcd it i counsel for Dr Miller When Sykes numerous efforts to gain new trials failed he John De Haven White local attorney and the latter filed a petition askinu Beck Police Chief Un ochrane is j COVClS Nothing to Sllp the forehead sustained in a fall from a divorce from Mrs Martha A RccdJjor his ciionis parole When a wagon Fiveyearold Brycc Townsend son 60 of Elmwood avenue Philadelphia i matter came ocfore the Court the PLEADS GUILTY TO BIGAMY CHARGE A bigamy case the third tried In of 106 West Twentieth street the grounds of indignities to the W Roger Froneficld commented on i Media since the c They vere married on June in of terminatedas hi 30 1892 continued in Uiis action also the Master had pending an invcstiBatlon When the commeno a and ex C called JUBO his fathers ear The Townsends were visiting in Edriyftone Charles Cartside 15 1007 West Eighth street was treated at the hos pital for a do ons were filed by Mrs Reeds attorDnde could not be present and the ney Judge MacDacle filed an opinhearing wns again continued to this ion dismissing the exceptions and i afternoon According to Reeds testimony his wife became intoxicated frequently and swore at him and abused him On one occasion he said she threat Sykes has been employed in the prison laundry since he wrs com mitted and according to reports went on strike several weeks a so when he had a quarrel with one of the ened to poison him and after that i prison officials He was placated he was afraid to cat the meals she i however and was made chauffeur to prepared for him another prison official He was later Charging her husband with treatI relieved ol the latter position it ing her cruelly Mrs Elizabeth H Smith 31 of 317 Sapamore road T im e 1 y Speeches Mark I Brookiine has been granted a divorce GOOD WILL COMPANY TV by Judge Albert Dutton MacDade i and Banquet Pike Police Chiefs Chiefs captains sergeants and pa trolmen of the police departments of Harvey C Smith of Camdcn N J The Master in the case recom mended a divorce on the grounds of barbarous treatment and FILLS A VACANCY did the other this morninR when John Durso 24 of the 5700 block Pearl strret Philadelphia pleaded guilty to the port Murder Theory N J Jan Aftcr morn1 than four hours investi gation during the nlRht Police Chief Morris Beck announced today he had uncovered nothing In sup port of his theory that Bradwny Brown wealthy young society man sentenced him to pay a fine of 5100 nnd costs serve one to two years in the county jail nnd provide four dol lars weekly support for a child by the second marriage Both wives attractive brunettes were in court Testimony disclosed that Durso and his first wife Teresa 24 who resides at the Pearl street ad dress were married December 31 1929 and have a twoyearold son The second mnldcn name was Nora Gardener 21 of Washing ton avenue Clifton Heights was marriedto Durso April 20 last yeor the ceremony being performed by Magistrate William Morgan of Springfield Trustees of the Good Will Fire Company No 2 appointed a drive t uiivti at a special meeting held last eve DISLODGED TIRE Continued on Tage Fourteen FIND WESTINGHOUSE WORKER LIFELESS attorney took exceptions to the Mas ning in the flrehouse nt 1509 Provi avenue to replace David Pyle terminated his services iart HEAT IS LACKING PUPILS I school auditorium Gienoldcn last night to celebrate the second anni of Police Association to ths person f Sweeney of Edgmont avenue cording to Mrs Smith her husband Tlie lifeleso body of Leo Zadnick azed 50 an employe of the Westing house plant at Lester was found by a night watchman at the plant this morning hLs demise having been caused apparently by poison Deputy Coroner Horace B Griffith of Nor vpod took charge of the corpse and with officials of the Westinghouse Company began an investigation of seemed to be a death by suicide The address of the man was given as Eleventh avenue Prospect Park DR BUTLER IN HOSPITAL ho CoVoni ttioned at Stawore ten of rh s caused the The couple was mrrried in Brooki who hns been a member of the corn line on November Ifi 1027 and acj pany for a number of years and is familiar with the duties of the regular drivers He will drive the AhrensFox pumper one of the oldest pieces of apparatus in the city de They heard Captain William her in such a manner that I shc 03t 29 pounds in less than a vcar t European police methods They classes using the upper portion of i Americanist Fletcher w i homc of her parents in Brookiine the library building at Fourth and j stites former Stale Senator from i miS Montgomery county heard Chct RECKLESS MOTORIST missed because of the lack of heat i Keyes special assistant to the U B both boards refusingto purchase fuel iDwtrict Attorney General at Wash saying the responsibility should be ington D C talk shop heard L assumed by the other j C Schilder chief of Identification of While living in Woodbury N J 1S31 she was forced to leave him i partmcnl Trustees of the company she testified and returned to the j who made the appointment were Daniel West William Johnson and Tuesday William Jacobs custodian the U S Bureau of Investigation tell ofthe property reported the lack of j of the work of his departmentand SOUGHT BY John El wood I Plans have been completed for a dance to be given tomorrow evening STRIKES PASSING CAR A serious accident was narrowly averted yesterday afternoon at Twentieth street and Providence ave nue when a spare tire broke loose from a speeding truck and rolled against a passing motor car The truck owned by a Philadel phia concern and driven by a Negro was traveling in a northerly direc tion on Providence nvenuo nnd a light sedan was coming Into the city on the opposite side of the street The truck swerved in passing a car at the crossing and a heavy spare flrc and rim was dislodged from the rack NEW YORK Jan Nich olas Murray Butler president of Co lumbia University recovered today in the University Hospital from a slight eye strain He will remain in the hospital today and tomorrow to ward off possibility of infection fuel to the principal of the school i James A Walker former secretary of sidewiping a parked automobile at halgh and Georpe Dougherty A H Showalter who in turn reported i the commonwealth delve into history Twentyfirst strict and to his superiors j regarding the Commonwealth of last and Wednesday dtjst and wood I It was Yesterday no wood or fuel of any i his Henry alorI kind was available necessitating the mer burgess Park was jwhlc the offending driver toastmaster and the invocation was intr awnv his car craved in the mcctinp hall of the flrchouse beneath the vehicle nnd sent rolling i for members of the company Those across the street where it struck the serving on the comj pleasure car a blow which apparently resulted in no damage as the driver proceeded on his way The truck i j i f VI1B Ulli IMItCJ LllJJJJJIUJ Hi Police today sought the driver of a mittee are John Evans Bernard Gor small automobile who is charged with man George Grccn that dismissal of classes J5r5f i HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY By United Press AT JEFFERSON PARK Glflex Thos Pat rick Kclso Gideon Laftar Lam poon Fandosto Chiefs Gypsy Rain or Shine Shanty Mc Carty Too Much Talk Mater Lorraine S Dick Chevcly Bob VVcidcl Must Hurry Toltcc Purple Robe Lary Mcni fee Transmit Dorothy Hicks Gar nish Nun Afro American Trycobcl McTinkle Disposition Capt Henry Notify Chatty Girl Wielander Rajrtown Belle Lills Fct Grand Flight Ocean Break Star Maethute Sxvccprush Kentucky Moon Aurebon FiirLinsr Harold Jr Jr Ulmer Hck Odd Star Our Pride Amazing CoJ Cloister Concisus Perfect Play Esifn Tan gram Our Johnny Chatson Quaker Ways Quccnsfown Cat alans Idol Ronald Grey AT HIALEAII PARK i Accident Mahomet SaJut DAmour Fourteen Edith A Gul fclano R Patrice Runyan Storks Forceful Speedy Skippy Grey Sas Gear Twised Thread Honey Locust Rcdivivus Camp Bos Play Furious Bny Lucky Carr Weather clear track fast AT AGTJA CALIENTE Queen Susan Patsy Laura Snowberrj Lolly D Conard Thc Phusy Wirt French Honey Jibe Charm ing Lady Prince off Sub named Girl Col Campus off Sio named vehr clear rack sloppy other classes for the remainder of the day while the others were told to go home j Raymond W Sakers chief of police mri When approached on the subject of Ridley Park and president of Mr Showalter said Insofar as there organization made a brief wclcom is no heat in ihe building it is im ing address in which he introduced possible to conduct classes there j the various burgesses present They The only method of remedying the i included H V Strickland of Glen situation is to send the children home i olden Benjamin F Moore of Pros pr place some of them in other classes in the main building as we are now J Continued on Pajre Fourteen doing I regret very much That the children are innocent victims of cirj BUS PASSENGERS cumstances GIVEN REAL THRILL SHOW AT WAYNE HALTED BY POLICE Charitys name hns covered many a sin but not that of dancing in the nude even if it is for the benefit of f f ui v iw h i i i u i cnapiam ot the chiefsi avenue and later drove through a the unemployed 1 traffic light at Twentyfourth street 1 So Radnor township police last attack him by tWO i 4 SCllt tO Beck still believes Brown could not have in flic ted the wounds himself nlthouph Chief of Burlington county Detectives Ellis H Parker said the status ot the case is 90 per cent suicide and 10 per cent murder Beck left his office about 830 oclock last night returning home shortly before l a m He refused to reveal where he had been or to say he knew definitely who the murderers were but expressed himself still hopeful of solving the mystery Beck has reconstructed crime in every detail except tho presence of dirt inside the barrel of the gun from which bulletskwerefbrcc into Brownsbody and one bullet sent crashing into a motorboat stored In the garage at the Brown home County Detective JJllla Parker said he had new and slrrong evidence that Brown hnd killed himself He would make his evidence public in due time he said Brown was found dead in his home Monday night A pistol from which four bullets had been fired was a his side FAIR AND COLDER WEATHER FOR AREA halted by a passing motorist at the next corner and the driver re turned to retrieve the tire avomip avenue Fair and colder is the prediction today In eastern Pennsylvania New Jersey Delaware and Maryland I will fie fnir tomorrow also The highest temperature here yes terday wnq 54 degrees at 440 p m and the lowest was 42 at 1201 a m The average of 4R was sixteen degree above normal for the date and eigh degrees above the average January 10 last yenr Maximum temperaturr for the date is 63 established in 1929 and minimum 7xro in 1904 Sunrise today was at 719 n m anc sunset will be 500 p meastern standard time SUICIDE ATTEMPT FAILS During a fit of despondency last night OtLs Farr 23 of Eighth street they said they found three Philadcli of flasher lights to replace so fcty j mar street attempted to phia girls going through a series of gates at the Wycombc and Union i fncl his 3ifo by drinking poison po poscs in the altogether Admission i avenues crossinRs I licc KavThe manwas taken to the fees were supposed to go for the relief i The railroad company offered to Chester Hospital where emergency u 4 m Tira c iicrarl nrntr LANSDOWNE COUNCIL OPPOSES LIGHTS Frank B Titus manager of Lans downe borough has been instructed by members of borough council not to issue a permit to the Pennsylvania night raided a hall at Wayne whore Railroad Company for the erection Directors of County Cham ber of Commerce to Urge Mutual Agreement Favorable Action Is Imper ative if Chester Is to Get Federal Building For the purpose of bringing about a mutual agreement among landown ers on the site of the proposed new lostoffice site Fifth street between Edgmont avenue and Water street so that a reduction in price may be con summated to meet the demands of the government the directorate of the Delaware County Chamber of Com merce yesterday appointed a com mittee to confer with the property owners on the question The members of the board of direc tors were agreed that quick action is imperative if Chester is to gain the advantage of the offer the money for the land and the construction of the building having already been ap propriated This committee is headed by At torney J H Ward Hinkson chair man nnd includes William P Lear George B Harvey Charles R Lone and H H Ward Reports of the subcommittee ol city government were made at the meeting this being the final report of this group appointed in December tp endeavor to effect a reduction in the city tax rale Following the re port the committee was dismissed with a vote of thanks to the mem bers for their efforts This committee consisted of S Lloyd Irving chair man Clifford H Peoples William T Galcy Samuel D Clyde and B H Dmment It was also reported that the com mittee on government research now working nfc Media so that recommen dations in the reduction of the con duct of county government affairs may be learned is making progress This work is in charge of C W Lewis tax expert who is being assisted by D A Kuvtzman William D Mason general man ager of the Marcus Hook plant of the Sun Oil Company spoke on the pro posed request to the government to widen the channel of the Delaware river opposite this city and Marcus Hook He explained that at present oilcarrying vessels that cannot be docked are compelled to anchor in the present narrow channel which creates a nienace not only to the craft anchored but to incoming and outgoing river traffic A hearing on this question Is scheduled to be held in Philadelphia next month mittee to v f or the year Attorney J H Ward Hinkson chairman Charles K Long Cli fiord H Peoples H H Ward Robert Pussel and William A Faison The meeting which was held at the Chester Club 511 Welsh street was a regular monthly session and was presided over by Charles R Long first vice president of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce in the nbsenco of the president Albert R Granger WILL ATTEND BANQUET Members ol Chester Chapter of the Order of De Molay will meet tomor row at Masonic Temple Ninth and Welsh streets from where they will leave at 1 oclock lor Jenkintown to attend a banquet The banquet has been arranged so that members of the various Pennsylvania chapters may become better acquainted with each other of Times Signs reading Taxes must be re duced are displayed in many cen tral windows Evidently few of our city fathers ever saw them A State educator said here that a reduction In taxes would be harmful to our police and teachers Without a reduction they have already felt the pinch Says She Will Defend Ex of the jobless place a watchman at the crossings Justice of the Peace John J TaRtie i during school hours but members released the customers but fined the of coiinril have declined to consider managers nnd entertainers S750 eachl any plan which calls for the removal t used later he was The thrill that comes once in a lifetime was experienced by 10 bus passengers when the heavy vehicle crashed througha fence and hung a Banker Suit in Alienation Magistrate Berry when police court this mornine The libraryboard has been for a number of years supplying the fuel for the building a certain appropria tion being allowed by the Chester School Board for the purpose ARRESTED ON WARRANTS Arrested on a warrant obtained in mcnt in Haverford tuwusmij mniioniirr banker the office ofMagistrate Lowry of the clay afternoon 5 nTtion o affection sut Sr Fifth ward by Frederick 904 i The passengers climbed out through i band ma v file aSdnst ill man East Ninth street Patrick Lavin of a rear door as the bus hung sas Stillmn Eddystonc will be arraigned for a pended by its rear wheels which were f fm iTncd up on his hearing today He is charged with caught against a curbing The mis vhv I am wminir to rUtifv fo hm assault and battery hap happened at Wynnewood road a hi Sd who is onn ff Edward Hunrer 15 East Mary near Haverford avenue The tracks nf on v said Mr Srhofor street also arrested on a warrant of the Philadelphia Western Rail S charging ham with disorderly con way are at the foot of Uie embank her husband as rmn nd wit fn duct was held for a hearing before ment The driver George Bentlcy SvW She noS with hSr i Matricrrato Tlnrri nVor o vrr n OA nf T lrtlh One HOW lives Wltll ITEr in JO oi oarbj swerved the bus to avoid i mother Mrs Emilv M Baker in sub colliding with an automobile urban North Weymouth The mother said her daughter was merely a pawn of Rochefort in a plot 1 to shake down the banker There is nothing to the aliena tion charges declared Mrs Roche fort There was nothing of that hind between us My husband knew all about Mr Stillman and his propo sition to back Miss Astrid Haug and myself in a beauty parlor in Plavana This is the third year the Eighth resident of th Eighth Ward was The was opened Mrs Soup Kitchen has been the i given a job and while working sudRochefort explained Asked why she haven for the hungry and the susdenly toppled into the ditch in s dead tamer of many families ihehne faint It was revealed that the man1 Wc decided not to That is all forms daily at 11 a m and a coni had nor eaten for four days This that T can tintial stream of humanity passes story was called to the attention of She said Stillman Does not deserve through the gateway to the providing 1 and his fellow workers arid tn he drawn into any such mess window until all have been fed The the soupkitchen originated through me serving ends at 1 p m j The success of the kitchen is best I made the mistake of being Intro John Grayson furnished the idea shovoi by a few statistics For the duccd as a widow the first time I for the kitchen although the plan i year 1322 50000 meals were served met Mr Stillman at Miss Haugs was sponsored and started by E F and 50 tons of coke distributed among home in Long Island City she said Wmte chief clerk of the State Asthe needy families During the past But it was not done to deceive Mr LONDON Jan Kate Mey rick notorious Night Club Queen U S TREASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON Jan for observation HLs con today was said to be good STARRED DURING QUARREL During a quarrel today over the af fections of Elsie Terry 25 Philadel phia police reported Harry OBrien today r r ifj r f i i j i i A i wj 11 tit U i JUi ilrJ i i j D i iC II dead today of influenza nt the Treasury balance as of Jan 13 32 probably was fatallv stabbed Th residence of her soninlaw the Earl j 26740fi40 expenditure i fight occurred In front of the worn i customs receipts SI 117483435 ans home PRINCIPALS IN STILLMAN SUIT Wa rd Group A ids the Needy sembly at Harrisburg and political leader of the Eighth ward Mr White has been the backer of the movement w ever sines its inauguration and sup mounting Last week alone plies the food month December 10000 or more Stillman or for any bad motive meals were served This year will find the Luc Rochefort Montreal politician A recent photo of IVTrs IMarjoric Baker Rochefort for the alleged twice candidate for mayor of Mon j were over 3400 meals dispensed arid Three years ago the Philadelphia j the week previous there were 3650 Company was putting up a i new line on Seventh street A Negro i Continued on Pae Fourteen 1 Rather it was to avoid explaining an figures i unfortunate and unhappy state of awaiting developments A box of paper cigars were stolen by a thief who rifled a store here We merely print this for the information of the thief who might never find out his mistake by smoking them A judge has ruled a womans right to have one nighc out a week to play bridge Had he added that she must split her winnings like a pokerplayer husband we could agree with him There is no such thing as complete silence says a scientist He should have been at yesterdays meeting of council when Mayor Ward said he would entertain a motion from coun cil to reconsider and amend the budget To suppose that barbers do nothing but give the wrong horses for the fifth race at any given track is wrong They give the wrong horses for the other races as well Even the lowly worm has feelings a Swanhmors professor tells us Thn average husband will agree with this statement Now since the Japs wrecked an American sewing machine factory in Yokohama quite a few patriots have become needled WASHINGTON Jan Forecast for tonight and Saturday Eajttcrn Pennsylvania Fair and somewhat colder tonighl Saturday Increasing cloudiness with slowly ris ing temperature rain Saturday night and possibly in west portion Saturday afternoon Western Pennsylvania Increasing cloudiness and slightly warmer to nigrht followed by rain and warmer Saturday New Jersey Fair and somewhat coldertonight Saturday increasing cloudiness rain Saturday TODAYS TEMPERATURE 6 a m49 11 a m 52 7 a m 48 Noon T 53 8 a m47 I p m52 9 a m49 2 p m52 10 a m50   

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