Chester Times, February 1, 1933

Chester Times

February 01, 1933

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Chester Times (Newspaper) - February 1, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR SJX MONTHS ENDING SEPTEMBER 2O1 OS FINAL EDITION With All Latest and Best News of the Day 57TH 17J505 Daily Leased Wire Reports of United Press UP and International News Service INS CHESTER PA WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 1 1933 PRICE TWO CENTS HOUSE PUSHES OPEN SUNDAY LAWjTOFINISH Legislative Forces Expect to Pass Bill by Next Tuesday VACATIONISTS CARS TRAPPED BY SOUTHERN AWAIT CALIFORNIA MOUNTAIN BLIZZARD FINAL DECISION Then Will Rush It to Sen ate Mack Roper Favor Measure HARRISBURG Pa Feb Repeal of the 1794 Pennsylvania blue moved a step nearer realization today when the Kouse of Representa tives advanced the Schwartz Sunday afternoon sports referendum bill to second reading without a dissenting VOC The Legislature then adjourned unru Monday February 6 at 9 p m There appeared no present ob stacles to block plans to adopt the bill finally by Tuesday of next week and rush it to the Senate where its progress will be slower and much more doubtful While echoes of speeches against desecrating the Sabbath and open ing the way to a continental Sun day were still resounding the House law and order committee voted over whelmingly to report the Schwartz blue law revision measure Amendments made to the introduced by Representa tive Schwartz Philadelphia before it came out of committee The Schwartz plan advocated by Connie Mack of the Philadelphia Athletics W W Roper former Princeton coach and other speakers at the hearings which preceded the favorable report would permit mu nicipalities to determine individually whether they shall have Sunday afternoon sports and limits those sports to outdoor activities The Rev William B Forney most persistent advocate of retaining the j blue laws which restrict Sunday sports was apparently reconciled to prospect of seeing the bill passed by the House but he anticipated better j success in opposing it in the Senate j In the 1931 session the House passed a similar bill hv one vote but the Senate held it in com mittee In this session the Senate law and order committee is headed by Sen Trainer Philadelphia who favors Sunday sports Qualified per sons refused to venture however what his committee or the Senate itself would do with the measure The House had many other bills on j its calendar for committees started functioning in the fifth week with unprecedented activity The Senate had a far greater num ber of bills most of them up for action on second reading They in cluded a series of proposals which would change the present registry Settlement of the matter of nn ad ditional 10 per cent salary cut through contribution in addition to jthe 10 per cent contribution which they have made has not yet been reached by he teachers in the local i schools it is suid by members of the I school board I Since the deadlock at the meeting of the teachers association hist Sat urday afternoon when they had de tinmined to settle the mutter and had adjourned after a discussion the general opinion was they be i allowed more time to consider the j mrUiOr The results of a mooting i held by ho executive committee of iihe association have not been made i ruiblic Charles P Lark in Jr prcsi j dent of the school board attended the meeting held in the Lurkm building and Crosby streets j It has been said by members of tha i board that final decision will prob labJy be reached at the next meeting ot the school directors on Moiidny evening February 13 When the j proposition of accepting the con It ributory cut was made to the teach i ors by the board the members hoped that settlement would be reached not 1 later than last Monday IND CAPSIZED OAT IN MARSHES This picture gives a vivid portrayal of how u sudden blizzard racingthrough southern Californias San Bernaclino mountains trapped 2000 winter vacationists Note thc lone Hnc of automobiles literally buried in snow The deep drifts locked hundreds of cars G000 feet up in the mountains for 21 hours Walter Bell of Upper Darby a ti tle searcher working in the court house at Media sustained a fracture i Identified as One Used by Fifth Ward Boys Miss i ing Since Sunday i i The last vestige of hope that Al bert Vila 18 and Alexander Loveneck of 817 McDowell avenue might be alive passed last night with the find ingof their capsized boat in the marshes on the Jersey side ot the Delaware River Both youths have been missing since last Sunda set otit for Chester oared boat They planned trapping muskrats but never reached thc is TITLE SEARCHERS UNUSUAL MISHAP PAJTftTTV 7 lAlUR 11 11 AL ihindns i1hdr1 rraucrnft wrs Lossd j like a cork when they reached mid stream churned into a fury by the Graham School and TWO collarbone when a heavy book Proceeds Of Ssinday MOV northwest gale that swept the At i itll on him in ihe office of the re i lantic seaboard Picture Shows Main The boat identified as that used by 1 the youths was found floating by Harry Pilgcr a riverman who has a cabin near what is known as the COMM1SSARES FOR PA RELIEF IS PINCHOT AIM Governor Says These Com munity Units Solve States Problem Can Peed Unemployed on Less Money Give Bal anced Ration Looks however charming are deceivinguntl this is Lillian Harvey viva cious British artrcss who has conip to our shores and not IMurlcne IMrtrich av morning when they us VU1V have supposed Lillian is an export shimmer danrcr skater ester Island in a two irul is fast but just now shes chiefly conrerncd with her American film debut with John Holes a jolly success and Unit sort of thing by Board Units Closed jcorder of deeds yesterday afternoon Bell was taken to the office of Dr Ralph Bell where the injury was given treatment According to reports Bell who is the Real EstateLand One of the city oldest schools and tain Dispensary shows In Continued on Last Page PIKE POLICE CHIEFS ELECT OFFICERS At an executive meeting of thc Chester Pike Chiefs of Police Asso ciation held Monday evening at Rid ley Park police headquarters mond W Sakers chief of police uf Padley Park wras reelected president 01 the group for the third consecu tive year Other officers chosen were Chip Carl Wintrier of Sharon Hill vice president Chief John MacVeigh of Glenolden treasurer and Patrolman Russell ACongdon of Ridley Park secretary The next meeting will be held at Ridley Park on Tuesday evening cb ruary 21 to which the principals of schools and members of school boards in the area covered by the associa tion will be invited There will be nn illustrated lecture by a member of ihe Keystone Automobile Club two temporary bungalow school build1 Title and Trust Company of Phila Upper Darby are providing medical ings which have served as a grade delphia was working at a desk when i care for hundreds of men women school for a number of years were j children who otherwise would closed today as a result of the open feetVaiVstruck him onThc shomder ing of the Daniel Jeffeds School located at Twelfth andHyatt streets j which is the latest building project i ox the school district and which was completed at an approximate cost of construction of Pupils who reported to the nrv school today are those who had bcrn i attending the Sun Village bungalow i U 11 C ttl p I 0 V C d G r 0 11 P 4 school located adjacent to the new school at Twelfth street and Melrose avenue and the Graham School located at Eleventh and MacJisori streets TheWaiter building was one of the oldest schools in Chester and in it many of the very oldest residents of this city received their grade school education Some of the Graham be forced to do without medical at tention it was revealed yesterday The Upper Darby Volunteer Fire mans Relief Association which lias been conducting moving picture i Thews in a theatreot Carrctt road rnd West Chester pike Upper Darby for the past two years is now turn ing the proceeds of these entertain ments over tothe Delaware County Hospital This money is being used to keep open the dispensary where TJ tO r resent Oh free medical treatment is given jections to Gov Pinchot Seriously hampered by the lack of funds the hospital authorities last week were preparing to close the Claiming that partiality and dis1 dispensary thereby depriving many nf I floodgates a point opposite Crosby street Police point out that if the boys drowned it may be weeks before their bodies are recovered as drag ging would be useless due to the i strong tides that have prevailed for the past several days and also from the fact that no one knows the spot where the boat overturned John Vila father of one of the boys who was serving a short term in Media JaiK having been committed there by Magistrate Thomas C Berry was discharged this week so that he might aid in the search for his son and the lattcrs companion Vila was arrested again yesterday for being drunk but was discharged by Magis trate Honan in police court today Circumstances surrounding his arrest Freight Carrier Drops to Basement of Philadel phia Store TO QUIT LEAGUE Action Believed Imminent Two men were killed and another critically injured today in Philadel phia when a freight elevator feU six floors to the bottom of the shaft in the N Snellcnburg Company de partment stare Those killed wore Samuel Thomp son 4f of Camden N and Charles J Bundle 10 Philadelphia The injured man Charles Water ford 412 Negro Philadelphia i ex pected to die at Jefferson Hospital were not learned by anyone In police AI1 wpre employes of the store and court as Patrolman Martin who j Thompson was operating the elevator testified leaned over the magistrates desk and mumbled in such a Jow poor people of necessary medical cnrmnation is being practiced m the j carc whcn the officials of the fire distribution of relief funds a delei mens association announced they j V01CC tnat cvSn Ulc wno was sitting alongside the magistrate School pupils have been assigned tojgation said to represent the Unem would turn tnc weekly proceeds of the Larkin School in order that the nlmrri rr shows over to the hospital It building misht be closed as an cconlp05Cd of tnls citycalled was oimd thafc thc HUm woulfl be omy measure proposed by the school directors The principal of the new Jefferis upon Mayor WilliamWardJr this morning requesting that the city i government take some action to school is Miss Mary L Massey who I eliminate such practices continue the free treatment Heretofore the associations enter tainment committee consisting of James Pcndlebury Dr T C Beswick has been at the head of the Graham j The spokesman was Peter OBrien i and Thomas A Mclntyre has been school faculty for many years rind i who last week presented a petition turning the money over to the Un who has had long service in Chester j to the mayor and council asking that jemployed for the aid of schools A number ofthe Graham forced labor be abolished together I school faculty and the Sun with many other demands destitute families It is believed thev was unable to understand what he was saying SWARTHMORE HOME ROBBED AUTO TAKEN Thieves who ransacked the home of H B Paxsmore at 545 Strath Haven avenue Swarthmore last night are r will b able to continue this 0 nue escaped wirh i faculty members have been transi practically the same in addition to aiding the hospital the automobile ot Attorney ferred to the new school while demands thir morning but had of Rood being j Jamos A Cochranc which was parked a r kin j specific nf dire vnt shnt could I don9 hy Firemen s Relief Asso ftnv doors abovc th Passmorc homc U 5 TREASURY BALANCE j have to the L school or In appointments the nw school isiat rnd r of the most modern fireproof con of the ofiicirls connected with wei WASHINGTON Feb Treasury balance as of Jan 30 72046719 expenditures 5909562960 j customs recipts He atrandom I ciRLion clergymen and other sup none of lhc Blue Laws hr vc ofTered to the Sunday movies enjoying the latest motion pictures boundary Philadelphia where all Sunday en tcrtainments are taboo AT AGUA CALTENTE Crofton Louis Hamman Blunder R o y tl IVTcGce Patsy Carter Be be Wee Drop Brtii HoganTuff Bind Leano O Peace Beiffr Rittcr Parr wick Bill Kcnry Tobasco Favorit TT Ivy Black Minnie Ecljre Corragrc Red Casino Herdsman Wilmer The Wizard Patuxant Cora Ho me wood N o vr Mama Golden Sport Fair Allan Jay Walker Orrin Weather clear track Rood struction and equipment possible and will ivc his committee an i nnrl cach Sllviav nigin for the past while the interior is very plain it is i audience so that they can present i tw ha seenorderly crowds also very serviceable and presents a their pleasing appearance The school When speaking about the proposed which is operated on the platoon syscommissary plan for the distribution ternas are all modem public schools j of food throughout the State which contains eight class rooms a teachers s opposed bitterly by the Unemployed room and a large playroom which is j council OBrien received a very em phatic No when he asked the c ontimied Last Paffe mayor if he would sign a petition i drawn up by the unemployed and vJx Hi IN f which they intend to present to Gov vp ornor Pinchot opposing the commis v 1 YY injury plan Mayor Ward agreed with by the owner Mr and Mrs Passmen returned to their home at oclock this morning from a social engage ment and found the interior in dis order Entrance had been gained through a kitchen window A cursory citv of cneckup showed some jewelry two av rn j suits of clothes a dress a watch and John Greene safety director of the store declared the elevator had been inspected in minutes before the accident by a municipal inspector Greene snid the bottom of the elevator fell away from the ruder hurtling the men and their cargo six floors to the bottom of the pit some trinkets taken Mr Cochrane was visiting neighbors of the Pfissmores and around mid i night started home only to find his AT COURT SESSION gone Swarthmore police GROUP OF STUDENTS EVER RECORDED January made its exit last mid night nfter hanging up a record for one of the wannest Januarys In the history of the weather bureau and February arrived ready to equal if not surpass that record as increasing cloudiness and somewhat wanner temperature Is the prediction today in Eastern Pennsylvania and states adjoining The average temperature of 42 yes terday JO degrees above normal for the date and 14 degrees above the average for the same date last year A TRADE TRICK NEW YORK Fob 1 as Cabinet Today Meets HARRISBURG Pa Feb commissaries offer the only method by which relief can be given the 2000000 needy Pennsyl vaninns with the funds available Governor Gifford Pinchot declared today II those who object to the plan would inspect the commissaries estab lished in York and Eric he said I Km sure they would have a different view of the situation Under the plan it is not only pos sible to feed the unemployed for less money but to give them a scientific ally balanced ration Pinchot said in a letter to Judge Ralph H Smith Pittsburgh who wrote the executive on the commissary plan An official of the State Emergency Relief Board said that a child could be feel for 53 years on what it would cost to care for him in a state hos pital as the result of malnutrition he continued and on the basis of ne present food orders such a con lit ion is bound to increase The Governor in discussing objec tions of various retail and wholesale grocers to the plan said it was im possible to subsidize every grocer in the state because of the depression it is well to observe that only a comparatively small part of the food orders go to thc neighborhood trade Officials of the relief board ex plained today that a great majority of the food orders issued by county committees were used at chain stores We are spending millions for food clothing and heat and thc numbers of memploycd are increasing daily one official said At the present rate of increase it ill cost thc State a year o feed cloth shelter and warm those n need within another year Obvi ously we have no way of securing a sum and the only alternative is to makes what we have extend as ujzan an investigation of the double shippers feed chickens cement gravel JaPan TOKIO Feb ot the Japanese delegation to thc League of Nations will be the first step to ward Japans resignation from the League tho Japanese News Agency Nippon Dcmpo forecast today This notionwin bo followed by Japanese withdrawal from thc disarmament conference and lastly by her resign ation from the League the news agency vaJd TOKIO Feb withdrawal from the League of Na tions almost inevitable to day as the cabinet met to render Its final decision on league attempts to end the SlnoJapancsc Manchurian conflict It was patent that resistance to the league policy of stating Its views on the dispute had reached high pitch as Count Yasuya Uchida foreign minister reported to thc cabinet thc results of his conference with Prince Khnmochl Saionji last of the elder statesmen Yosufcc Matsuoka Japanese dele gate to the league will receive in structions as soon as they arc adoptee by the cabinet International Newf Service learned on high authority those instructions are 1 Tokio is prepared to continue negotiations of the Manchurian dis pute through the league provided conciliation can be obtained by ap plication of paragraph 3 article 15 of the league covenant 2 Thc leagues policy of nonrccog nition of the Manchukuo government In Manchuria is not consistent with the demands of thc Japanese peo ple 3 Final conciliation of the confllc must be reached only through direc negotiation between China and PLANTS commercial some of the suggesuons made by the rlr High Ford committee but nothing definite came Barnes instructor at Media yestcroay In Judge MacDfsdes court the jur ist exnlained the workings of the DETROIT Feb 1 Motor Company paralyzed by a strike r about as the result of the meeting in thc factories supply its auto theft oyster shells on rmrket div to 4 JflPan refuses to recognize the of tAventywo students ofj Mr Passmorn Is employed by the incrrnsr their weight nnrl soak ducks righL of nonmember nations to par lav class of Colling DelawareCounty Natinoal Bank this I in for thr mrnurnnvn I ticipntc In league conciliation at School headed by Wilfred j city PS manrmr c5 the Merchants York buyers chrtrccrl nt a confercncr s f V3SJ court rooms rm tr J i T r MI n f n far as possible Under thccommissary plan it costs five and seventenths cents to feed a person per day while an ad ditional tenth of a cent will include shelter It was explained that each commis sary would have a trained nurse an expert cook and a contact woman to makethe unemployed feel they were not receiving charity but their due from their citizensbe cause they were without work through no fault of their own As to thc claim thafc food orders provide a healthful diet the gover nor said that is simply ridiculous We find that in actual practice under food orders thc nourishment per day sometimes falls as low as 500 calories while 2500 is a reasonable amount and the community markets supply up to 2800 No one who is at ail familiar with the situation can defend for a minute the statement that hap hazard buying under food orders is as good as a balanced ration The relief board has three sets of diets one for adults another for children from eight to 16 and a third for those from two to eight Orders on the commissary would be drawn for the various ages and would thus give each member of the participating family a balanced scientific diet MAY SETTLE STRIKE CLARKSBURG W Va Feb was to be resorted to here today in an effort to settle the strike which yesterday closed the plant of the Thomas McBride Glass Works as 50 workers walked out PLANS FOR SCHOOL Plans and specifications for a new high school building to be erected at Yeadon have been prepared by Hea cock Hokanson Philadelphia architects The bids are due Feb ruary 20 courtrooms xruit Company branch SCIIKDULE IS FILED AT HJALEAH PARK Axcnstein Circcan Conven tional IWijrucl A By Law Salut DAmour Swccpstonc Justa Sun beam Hair Trigger Tomfoolery Rose Weather clear track bodies hopes to reopen planis early next week a Ford spokesman said today The statement followed announce ment of the Eripgs Manufacturing Company that oneof its two plant closed by the strike had resumed production with a skeleton force of 600 workers The Ford Company according to present indications may be able to open its Rouge plant at Dearborn next Monday the spokesman said and the branch plants soon there after All is contingent however Tne real solution of unemployment j upon the success of the Bribes com hardship lies with Uncle Sam rather pany in getting actual quantity pro than uilh tne voluntary welfare duction underwav agency in the opinion of Kenneth L court how juries were selected and j J M Stocver Co Inc druggists I how the civil case then before the etc who for many years occupied f AiTNTV court was tried j store on the ground floor of Broad ilJLAJVJlJJU 1 i Judge MncDade admonished the i Street Station Philadelphia filed a young men and young women to schedule in voluntary bankruptcy pro the best of your school work cccdings in the United States District for after you graduate and take up Court Philadelphia yesterday show i Lbe duties of citixenshlp you find j ing liabiiitics of and assets of i little time for study The students The late Dr J M Stoever 1 A roilimink Man Wlff1 ft 1 ft i IV TV 11 f Odl CJ were tcld to respect ihcir teachers and formerly conducted a drug store at on poultry trade practises held uncier I 5Ir Lhc forgoing points arc ac I auspices of thc Federal Trade Comi ccntablc to the league Japan will mission concede certain minor points Should thc committee of nineteen of thc league apply paragraph 4 article 15 of thc league covenant to final league action in the dispute there will be nothing for Japan to do Speaker at Conference regard them during school hours as j Twelfth1 street and Edgmont avenue having parental authority this city DR P MPEARSON Expert s for Inflation Son Saved hy Firemen This Morning Trapped on the porch roof of their burning home a I a m today Mr and C H Miltenberger and Harold seven Collen GENEVA Feb 1 League of Nations subcommittee of nine charged with drawing up the survey of the SinoJapanese Manchu rian dispute today completed the pre 5 lirninary report which may precipitate withdrawal of Japan from Geneva The report contained no recom mendations for action but the sub committee will ask the committee of thoir son brook and State Aronimink j M Pray director of the Pennsylvania School of Social and Health Work He expressed this conclusion dur SLIGHTLY BETTERi inp an at the annual confcr once of the Community Council of Slieht renorter r and Delai10 NEW VORK Feb 1 vestments railroad verities and rnnl j who was awakenedby improvement county Welfare Council vvhicn 1033 bv united Press is i estate All ihw are She arrmwd her husband ecessnry moves pur on slippers rmr a rircss Culbertson the card expert says that outside of love bridge is the greatest indoor sport But the av erage man feels safer loving his wife than he does playing bridge with Theyre still talking aboufc an as sistant chief of police here Not to mention some others on the force Chicago Jack predicts that when the bars are let down on beer therell be just as many go up Where theres a will a few lawyers and a crowd of anxious relatives Anyone should give a bachelor rea ninetoon to furnish these when it sons why he should marry But the meets Saturday were rescued by Airmen of the Gar1 SOMEWHAT WARMER WEATHER PREDICTED rettfordDrcxel Hill Company The discovered by difference in his income tax exemption Isnt one of them1 pipes Tommy Rear don AT HAVANA Floof Red Likkrr June Bride Damocles Jane Stcfans Lass Russell Chan Sam Slick My Hero Surely Popcorn Staracenc This has been one of the hottest Januarys on record weather bureau recorcjs reveal Show this to the wife Increasing cloudiness and the next time she complains about the of It is thrs r ni iV warmer is the prediction todav house being chilly forms of ini nn started to run i MnTr I JL jourj fiation have failed hr that stairs to a tcicphone legislators are today turning toward such radical proposals as thc reI the living room floor in1 Eastern Pennsylvania New Jersey v Hrm M Delaware and Marvlanci Tne re will i If thus depression has done nothing halfway tho nnd be rajn toniJrht nnd tomorrow with else it has lessened the number of colder tomorrov say that while his condition somewhat improved he is still i sick man thc i monotization of silver devaluation of in flames Hr Miltenberpior said people who are anxious to evade jury duty pipes our court reporter reiiei measure carrying cnrect ap ner permitted under existinK statutes Thr only propnatJons of at lepst to force a rise in commodity prices justment of all dftbte and all prices lo TO FILE PROTEST and a reduction in the exchange value j the new nnd greatly enhanced valut help a neighbor Robert H Brr who Jtioc s nt 721 Collenbrook road wos p Eastern AT FAIR GROUNDS n Round Up Girl i I Major General Jr of this city shortly as division Pennsylvania Nati i visit Governor Pinchot today and ad vocatc the retention of Philadelphia as headquarters for the organization MAN BURNS TO DEATH ALLENTOWN Pa Feb I It was reported the guard headquart William Trexlcr 79 was burned to Super Toy Frate raining track muddy tcrs would be moved to Harrisburjrdeath last niphi in a f after Grnrral Prices retirement ar hi home Hi the rcc of 6i Economy was given as J n he time o WASHINGTON Feb 1 TIP Forecast for tonight and Thursday Eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey Cloudy followed byrainto night and possibly Thursday morn warmer tonight Western Pennsylvania Cloudy pre ceded by rain warmer in extreme streets was stricken with cast portion tonight Thursday partly by smoke acute indiRestion following the evei cloudy slightly colder tures to produce the sousjntfor effect rates freight charges and certain Firemen said the blafj apparently I nins services Sunday it was re of higher prices j wage notably printers j started in thc cellar in a pile of rub veaied yesterday DDKN ATTACK Smalley pastor of Baptist Church Third The Weather Money rates have been reduced toi anthracite miners nnd strongly unj bush unprecedented levels The Federal ionized rail employes The front portion of the place a Dr Raymond B Louchcad was summoned and administered to the clcrpvman who for a time was in a the reason alone fire which dei Reserve banks have loaded their port The great problem of today Is not 3story double stucco house was de s foJios with government iccuritiop the desirability of infJation but the stroycfl The occupants of the adi critical condition Rev Smaliey is of the fire and Loans havebeen rrarte to prevent the least mischievous method of achieving joining house were awakened but did still confined to his bed but his con deflation of bank deposits bank injit not flee dition is improved TODAYS TEMPERATURES 6 a m 36 11 a m 45 7 a m 36 Noon 47 8 a rn 36 1 p m47 9 a m 40 2 p m 47 10 a in 42 ;