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   Chester Times (Newspaper) - February 6, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania                              DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR SIX MONTHS ENDING SEPTEMBER 201 OS FINAL EDITION With All Latest and Best News of the Day 57TH 17509 Daily Leased Wire Reports of United Press UP and International News Service CHESTER PA MONDAY FEBRUARY 6 PRICE TWO HITLER REMOVES PREMIER BRAUN NAMES VON PAPEN Decree Signed That Opens Way for Dissolution of Prussian Diet Ousted Official Refused to Vote for Change Calls State Council BERLIN Feb Prus Eian Diet was dissolved today under authority of a presidential decree which permits the Reich government to take over authority in thestate BERLIN Feb Paul Von Hindenburg opened the way for dissolution of the Prussian Diet today by signing an emergency decrees removing Prussian Premier Otto Braun and naming Vice Chan cellor Franz Von Papen to replace him Von Papcn is also Federal commis sioner in Prusssia The Prussian government was ousted by Von Papen when he was chancellor but retained the nominal rights of office and representation on the Federal Council A Federal com missioner was installed to rule the state Braun was a member of the Prus sian state council and would not vote for dissolution of the Diet He was removed to make dissolution pos sible Papen immediately summoned a meeting of ths Prussian State Coun cil to vote dissolution of the Diet which was made possible by his sub stitution for Braun The Nazis expect to increase their strength in the elec tion which will be called in Prussia Six deaths in political fights over the weekend have accelerated Chan cellor Adolf Hitlers plan to gag the press and curtail freedom of as sembly v Weekend violence included the as sassination of the Socialist mayor of Strassfurt Herman Kasten who was shot and killed by a Nazi student Trn mayor was attacked as he was entering his home The student is under arrest First reports of the toll of fighting listed about 50 persons injured in street fights and brawls Outbreaks occurred at Brcslau Chemnitz Munich and other cities and towns The latest of the dictatorial decrees tinder which Germany has been gov erned during periods of political un certainty was signed on Saturday by President Von Hindenburg It was called an emergency decreefor1 the protection of the German people may be sup pressed for one month for thefirst offense and for six months for vio lation of the provisions of the decree Periodicals may be suppressed for six rnonths for the first offense Possible violations include betrayal of military secrets incitement to lawlessness arid violence appeals to workers to strike insulting the president the chancel lor or membersof the cabinet dis semination of reports endangering the vital interests of the nation Guilty publishers may Toe im prisoned for a maximum of one year Freedom of assembly is restricted by empowering authorities to ban politi cal meetings if the public safety is threatened Despite a steady drizzle and a cold biting wind Hitler the former Crown Prince members of the government and a crowd of 120000 stood for five hours Sunday during semimilitary funeral services for a Nazi and a police officer killed in a street fight with Communists The strong pa triotic flavor of the ceremonies was emphasized by glorification of soldiery and the ancient monarchist regime There were 50000 men in uniform at the services brown shirt Nazis mem bers of the steel helmet and police The latter who formerly were ordered into action against the storm troops frequently stood side by side with the members of Hitlers private army BODIES OF PILOT AND MECHANIC FOUND SHES A PRINCESS NOW TALBOT WOULD HALT NEW ROADS TO AID NEEDY TEAR GAS USED TO DISPERSE CROWD IN THE WEST END Speaker of the House BeTrouble Threatens When Crowd of Sympathizers Menaces Officers lieves He Has Plan to Find Relief Monev Legislature Tonight Bills Up Reconvenes Sunday Law PRINCESS SADRI Mrs Doris MercerKresffe divorced wife of Sebastian S Kresgfe of De troit founder of the Kresgre chain stores is the bride of Prince Farid Khan Sadri of Persia Mrs Kresge and the prince who is a greatgrand son of the foriaer Persian grand chancellor left for a honeymoon in Egypt following their wedding at the Moslem Mosque in Paris DISABLED TANKER ARRIVESJN PORT Lost Rudder During Big Storm Discharges Cargo at Trainer Plant After a tow lasting a week in which three hawsers were parted the rud derless tarikship Eugene V R Thayer owned by the Sinclair Navigation Company and carrying a cargo of petroleum docked last night at the Trazncr plant of the Sinclair Refining Company The Thayer lost her rudder on Sunday January 30 during asevere northeast storm when about 100 miles off Cape Remain N C In response I to a wireless call sent out by the Thayer and picked up at Wilmington N C the coast guard cutter Modoc speeded to the assistance of the dis abled vessel cutter Ponchar train follcxving closely behind A line was thrown aboard the Thayer from the Modoc but the two vessels had only proceeded a short distance when the hawser snapped The Ponchartrain whichhad reached the scene then took the Thayer in tow but owing to the heavy seas its hawser also snapped Thetanker J Fletcher Farrell a sister ship of the Thayer also made fast to the tanker and its hawser parted on Thursday A new line was placed aboard the Thayer and the trip was resumed with the Modoc and Ponchartrain acting as convoys The Thayer was turned over to two tugs Saturday at Overfalls Light near the Delaware Breakwater and the two coast guard cutters proceeded back to their sta tions The Thayeris discharging her cargo at the Trainer plant of the Sinclair Company today after which she will be towed to the Sun shipyard to have a new rudder installed The tanker was enroute from Hous ton Tex to Trainer under the com mand of Captain S O Morgan HARRISBURG Pa Feb readily available way out of the state legislatures relief fund dilemma opened wide today in Speaker Grover Talbots suggestion that road con struction be curtailed and the money used to finance unemployment aid The House leaders recommendation thieatened to supplant revision of the ancient Sunday blue laws as the par amount question of the hour before the General Assem which begins its sixth week of the 1933 session to night On three successive weekends the Delaware county legislator has made statements affecting the problem of feeding 2000000 needy persons with governmental funds First he inti mated the state could not carry this burden as it had no revenues avail able Then he suggested that the counties could bear the load His third pronouncement in line with the other two proposed a mora torium on highway building and a diversion of the road funds to the counties to finance their relief work Talbot would allow the highway de partment sufficient for maintenance of highways The remainder would go to feeding the hungry He claimed it was time to call a halt on new roads Talbots plan vied in legislative in terest today with the Schwartz Sun day sports bill on second reading to night in the House and scheduled to be a special order of business on final passage tomorrow The consensus was that the House would give the bill a fast ride to the Seriate where its fate was more un certain The situation contrasted with conditions in 1794 when the Blue Law was passed Then the House de layed passage many weeks The Sen ate quickly disposed of the bill and Governor Thomas Miff lin signed it im mediately i The House law and order commit teewhich reported the Schwartz bill Detail of Police Rushed to S c e n e a n d S e r i o u s Trouble Is Averted ROOSEVELT OFF FOR VACATION CRUISE EDMONTON Alberta Feb of the bodies of Pilot Paul Calder and his mechanic near the burned wreckage of their airplane was reported by radio today to Cana dian Airways offices Both men were pioneers of northern sir trails They crashed near Grou ard Lake 1200 miles north of Ed monton HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES By United Press AT HI ALE AH PARK Conventional Ondott Filipino Electric Gaff Redress Chimney Top Ladogan Impromptcr VYIlIic Klein Our Sallie Flyinyr Sailor Dry Ridge Kate Singing Heart Racket Americana Banker Zone Twisted Threads Via Appia Happy Play KTV Wonderful Brass Monkey Prepare Camp Boss AT FAIR GROUND S Seths Ballot Well Weather drirzingr track good AT HAVANA Babec Bubblico K Sauf Magic Arrow Happy Lope Nelson Crossbones Red Likker Rider Foliten D Weather clear track slow WEATHER PREDICTED Partly cloudy not so cold today followed by snow or rain tonight and tomorrow Is the forecast for Eastern Pennsylvania It will be fair and not so cold today in New Jersey Delaware and Maryland with rain and colder tonight and tomorrow The highest temperature here yes terday was 31 degrees at a m and the lowest was 21 at a m The average of26 was seven degrees below normal The highest tempera ture ever recorded here on February 5 was 69 in 1890 andthelowest was 2 below zero In 1918 Sunrise today was at a m and sunset will be at p m Eastern Standard Time ATTEMPT AT SUICIDE James McRory 28 of Ardmore an unemployed electrical engineer was found overcome by illuminating gas ina hotel room in Atlantic City to day was revived at a hospital and later held on a technical charge of attempting to commit suicide Continued on Ten Gas That old warning often heard on the western front was again heard today Not by soldiers but by al leged Communist agitators who as sembled in a house on West Second I street to prevent a property sale and who were routedby Chester police It was shouted by blacks and whites men and women the latter screaming as they ran from the house in which they had assembled and from which they refused to budge after police had pleaded with them and then commanded them to vacate the premises The sale was at the homo of Julia and Mary Malachi Negroes in thp 1000 block West Second street where cries of were shouted by black and white leaders who sought to mxister their companions after they were driven from the place by the tearimpelling cloud that filled every room in the house The sale was completed without any arrests This morning George Wilson and Fred Davis were assigned to conduct the sale at the place They were ac companied to the house by Attorney Matthew Raukin who first offered the Malachi sisters the privilege of removing their household effects from the premises even offering to pay for a truck to haul the furniture to wherever the family would designate Shouts of No greeted the plead ings of the lawyer who then informed the 75 assembled in the house that the sale would be conducted even if it was necessary to call out the entire police department The deputies and Mr Rankin walked from the pushed to the exit by the threatening crowd Word was flashed to police head quarters and Chief of Police Vance sent a detail of 20 men under Cap tain Busher to the house to assist the men Patrolman Joseph Denmark a World War veteran who had army PROTEST NEW RATES OF PHILA ELECTRIC The rate structure of the Philadel phia Electric Company which last weekannounced a revision in tarjfTs may be the cen ter of a sweeping investigation fay the Public Service Commission S Davis Wilson deputy controller of Philadelphia said he would go to Hamsburgtodayto present person ally to the commission ah application for such an investigation He disclosed that he had filed a protest against the new tariffs which are scheduled to go into effect March 2 Although the Philadelphia Electric Company in announcing the revi sions said they would mean a saving of approximately annually to patrons Wilson charged that the new tariffs will result in higher costs to consumers throughout Pennsyl vania and Delaware The newly organized Public Service Economic Society of Philadelphia has indicated it will file a similar pro test with the commission E J Walsh brother of Municipal Judge John E Walsh is executive director of the society Wilson said he would demand the commission to force the company to reduce its rates rather than revise them as stipulated in the recent an nouncement SCHOOL PKINTCirALS MEET Principals of all schools in the city will meet this afternoon in the audi torium of the Larkin Building Broad and Crosby streets for one of their periodical meetings in which they discuss the matters pertinent to their work Dr David A Ward superin tendent of schools and Samuel C Miller assistant superintendent will be in charge SIX ARRESTED IN PLOT VIENNA Feb with plotting to assassinate King Alexander of six Mace donian terrorists were arrested today according to messages from Belgrade Three Croatian leaders were also ar rested charged with spreading sep aratist propaganda NAVY MAN DIES Lieutenant Frank C Messenger 71 for more than 40 years with the United States navy died here after a months illness Messenger will be buried in Arlington National cem etery Campaign on at Doom to Restore Kaiser to Throne By EDWARD HUNTER Copyright 1933 by International News Service DOORN Holland Feb The impression prevailing throughout the world that former Kaiser Wil helm of Germany has become an amiable old man passing his time sawing wood on the grounds of his estate and patting the heads of flaxenhaired Dutch children is a myth That is merely a picture of the once mighty German Emperor in his leisure hours Actually he Is every bit as active as he has ever been He is keeping in close touch with political in Germany He refuses to acknowledge that he is beaten He still regards himself as Kaiser and personally sees to it that a perststant campaiem is kept up in behalf of hLs return to the throne The woodcutting myth was suc cessfullly exploded in the course of a tour through the interior of Doom housejand its precincts aided by con versation with numerous prominent individuals in Doom Amsterdam and the Hague who are in close contact with the exKaisers movements Every slightest detail in this miniature courtmust be handled by the exKaiser himself said the guide who escorted me inside the chateau He personally dictates his most im portant letters and is in touch with everything that goes on Doom House revealed itself as the headquarters of an enormous propa ganda campaign to restore Wilhelm to his throne I was shown a volume of bio graphical photographs edited by the himself and printed in Berlin only last month I visited the building inside the grounds of Doom House which has been set aside by Princess Hermine Wilhelms wife as a base of assistance for the impoverished wives and chil dren of German nobles Half of a huge table was set aside Aboard Aslors palatial yucM Nounmihal at Jacksonville VI Vrisldenlrlpot Frxnklin l vel wived farewell 10 ihe world and hisworries for U day as tu bcBan a cru 1 efl 1 n this picture asmembers of purty liued tb rail nv JstW Frederic KerncHhau of Ncw nT Koosf Vresident Theodore Roosevelt uml a fifth iho J rankhn D Roosevelt Vincent Astor the host and also a distant relative of Mr Roosevelt Continued on Pagre Ten LYMPNE Eng Feb Gaptain J A Mallison hopped oft at todayiri his planeHearts Content oh aii attempted 4800 mile solo flight to Brazil Senegal French West Africa The British transatlantic flier said he planned to make the flight in three and a half days CRANWELL England Feb In an official British Air Force attempt to the longdistance nonstop flight record from the United States Squadron Leader O R Gayford and Flight Lieutenant P E Nicholetts hopped off today for Cape Town South Africa The two airmen backed by the Royal Air Force expected to make the 6189mile flight in three days with out a stop They left here at a min a giant Fairey monoplane iThcy were last reported flying well over Avignon France If the flyers aresuccessful they will break the present long distance flight record held by Russell Boardman and John Polando Americans who flew 5012 miles from New York to Constantinople in 1931 FEDERAL JUDGE IS EXONERATED WASHINGTON Fob Federal Judge Harold Louderback of the Northern district of California was exonerated of any official wrong doing by the House Judiciary Com mittee The committee voted 10 to 5 against impeachment of the judge However ic voted 10 to 5 to censure some of his official actions Rep La Guardia R of New York said a minority report would be filed recommending impeachment of the judge Solid Block in Concession Area Swept Second in Year NEW YORK Feb second disastrous fire within a year swept Coney Island Americas gaudi est amusement resort eariy today A solid block of concessions was de stroyed with a loss estimated at Fanned by a strong northwest wind the flames threatened to engulf a large portion of the resort but five alarms mobilized a score of firefight ing companies and after a twohour battle they were confined to the one block Freezing temperature that solidified water into solid sheets in the streets and on building wallsplus theroar ing crackling flames made it one of Coneys most bizarre spectacles Fire men manning hose to be relieved every ten minutes and taken Continued on Page Ten BRIGGS STRIKERS INJURE MAN GIRL Continued on Ten DETR9IT Feb A man and a girl were cut by flying glass j today as a dozen strikers from the Briggs Manufacturing Company stoned a trolley car near the east side plant It the second stoning of a street car in 48 hours twelve strikebreakers were injured Saturday when a mob of 300 stoned a car laden with 100 Briggs workers DECIDED DROP IN TEMPERATURE OVERW1EKEND High Northwest Winds Follow Snowfall Caus ing Much Suffering Ice Coated Highways Cause for Mishaps and Injuries toCitizens The decided change in the weather during the weekend caused consid erable the citys un fortunates and nIso made the driving of automobiles on city streets and county roads covered with a coating pi ice a hazardous operation The temperature dropped 16 de grees last midnight but during the early morning hours the northwest winds subsided and mercury be gan The frigid blasts following Satur days streets and elazed with ice and while state employes spread cinders over dangerous spots on the principal highways many accidents in the city and county wererecorded A L Held 42 of 12 Hiirvin rond upper Darby was injured when he lost control of an automobilehe was driving on Gairett road and Clear brook avenue Upper Davhy and crashedinto a stone wall He was taken to the Delaware County Hos pital of thr head and severe cuts and bruises This ac cKient was attributed to the icy road conditions Mrs Albert Lack of 817 South Fiftynrst street Philadelphia sus tained head cuts and bruises Conlinuetl on Ten BY FAKE PHONE CALL LOS ANGELES Feb Kidnaped from her home while her husband Dr Walker 1C Skecle dean of the College of Music at the Uni versity of Southern California wns at church Mrs Mary B Skecle G5 was held today by kidnapers who de manded ransom for her safe return according to police reports Mrs Skcele war lured into an nuio mobile parked in front of her house through the use of a fake telephone call She had telephoned her son Frank lin Skeelc advertising executive and said she was goingto a hospital where she had been advised in a telephone call that Dr Skcelc was a patient for injuries suffered in an automobile accident TAXREMlCfiN TO BE DISCUSSED Residents of NV Providence Township Will Attend Commissioners Session SERVICE STATION MANAGER ROBBED A youthful gunman wearing n handkerchief miuik held up and robbed Linden Hartley gasoline tiu Ucm attendant early yesterday morn ing The bandit took fromhis vic tim Linden was alone in the station nt Ninth iiiKl Welsh streets when the man described as being about 25 years old walkeel in and pointed a revolver Hnrtlyy The latter at tempted to hide part of Uic money but the Runmau warned him to hand all over The station is one of ih chain op erated by the Standard Oil Company and police sny tins is one of the ninnytimes it hns been robbed by gunmen DUTCHlAYBOMB MUTINOUS CREW PursuingPlanes Fly Over Javanese SC r fcSV1 That Vessel MEDAN Sumatra Feb Dutch seaplanes and warships pur sued the cruiser DC Zcvcn Provincien today tbrcatcnirifr to bomb the re bellious crew which seized the ship unless they surrender As the with I he mutineers in control steamed southward the Sumatran const towards baya Java seaplanes were reported to have flown over and displayed bombs to intimidate the A wireless message picked up here addressed to the Press of the World1 said We intend to procred to Soura baya We do not intend violence and j will return the ship to the hands of the commander the clay before our arrival at Sourabaya Our object is toprotest against the unjust waRe rut and tho arrest of those protesting it last week No one onboard has boon hurt On the contrary all arc well It was signed A Dutch flotilla has been ordered in from the other side of Borneo and was expected to Intercept the cruiser before it readies Sourabaya BATAVIA Java With nine of her officers shacklid In j the brig a Dutch battleship in the i hands of mutineers steamed wildly through the Indian Ocean today I The vessel De Zcven Provincien was seizedin Olchlc Harbor Su matra by her crew of 400 Sumatran natives that mutinied because of a pay cut I The commander of the heavlly arnied ship was in hot pursuit in a small boat the government steamer j Aldcbran aboard which were also ten naval officers of the East Indies squadron and a number of suboffi cers Two modern cruisers of the Durch East Indies squadron 150Q miles away when the mutiny broke out also gave chaso Officials hero said they were con vinced the mutineers would give bat tle if overtaken by the pursuing yes TAXICAB DRIVER KILLED IN CRASH NEAR EDDYSTONE Cab Struck Bus When He Swerved to Avert Colli sion With Trolley Car Victim Hurled Under the Wheels of Heavy Vehicle Killed Instantly A Washington Laxicnb driver iden tified by Ridley township polled as Harry Bressler 38 years old of Met ropolitan avenue Atlantic City N J mct Instant death yesterday morn ing when a Inxicnb he was driving collided with a motor bus nl Chester pilca and Savlllc avenue Ridley town ship The taxi driver wns proceeding cast on Chester pike when a trolley car coming out Savlllc avenue nosed its way onto Chester pike The motor mtm stopped his car usis his custom to obssiTv the way traffic was pro ceeding on Chester pike but the taxi cab driver evidently did not know this and thinking to get out of the way of the trolley car his cab over into the westbound lane of traffic A Chester Valley motor bus driven by K Lewis Plait 38 of Seiners Point N J was coming toward Chea ter thai a collision was im minent Plate endeavored to pilot the bus out of the xvay of the approach ing taxlcfib and ran Into an electric light pole brcaklnft it off at the base The taxi struck the rear of the bus police say causing tho doors of the cab to fly open The driver was hurled from his scat and landed un der a rear wheel of the bus bcinsr killed instantly The ambulance of Taylor Hospital was summoned and an interne pro nounced BiTSvSlor dciid The body was removed to the morgue of Deputy Coroner Horace B Griffith at Nor wood Platt was taken in custody by Pa trolman George DauRhfrty of the Ridley township police and at a liffirlupr bo fore Magistrate Raymond Hood of PoLsom was held in bail pending the coroners inquest which will be held Thursday at the Griffith Chnpnl in BrcNslcr was on his way to visit his wife and two children In Atlantic Ciiy when the accident occurred Commissioners of Nether Provi dence township will discuss and in all probability decide the question of a further reduction in the township tax rate at a meeting to be held this evening in the grade school building on the Providence road at WallingTord A large group of interested resi dents and taxpayers of the com munity arc expected to be h at tendanceas the sentiment of some of the r7 embers of the Board of Township Commissioners is said to have been divided on the matter of a further reduction Last year a similar question was raised and the tax rate was reduced to its present level of seven and one half mills which wasaccomplished only after several interesting and lively meetings at which a large number of taxpayers were interested spectators It has been said by mem bers of the board who are in favor CASK IS Mrs Lily M Pcnton of the 900 block Edgmoht avenue was arrested Saturday on a warrant sworn out by Mrs Ida M Gyles of the 2000 block Wrist Ninth street who charged Mrs Fentpn with disorderly conduct Mag istrate Patrick Rockett of Eddystone discharged the defendant with a rep rimand after Imposing the costs of the cnsc upon her CO NCtU 0 IK A FUN C S WASHINGTON Feb j The Senateagriculture committee concluded Its extended hearings to day on the domestic allotment farm relief bill as farm State Senators sought to expedite other emergency farm aid legislation in the belief that the drastic allotment program could not be passed this session FLAMES SWEEP TWO BUILDINGS IN THIRD WARD Sun Shipiard Office and Unoccupied Factory Are Badly Damaged Two General Alarms Early Yesterday Kept City De partment on Jump One fireman was injured and oRp the exact amount of which cannot yel be determined but will run into thousands of dollars was caused by uvo spectacular blazes in the Third early vesterday morning The injured fireman was Johri Culbert of Fourth near Market street xvho foil from the iceglazed rung of a ladder while assisting in fighting a fire at Mary and Market streets He sustained cuts of the face nnd a sprained ankle Culbert was Riven treatment for his injuries at Ihe Chester Hospital A threestory building at Mary and Markets wns gutted by a fire whith save the entire fire depart ment of the city a fivehour battle and shortly after thus fire was sub aued the firemen were again called out to quell a blaze that a time threatened the destruction of the main office building of the Sun Ship building and Drydock Company at the foot of Morton avenue Fire officials arc still at a Joss to state how citherfire started as the building nt Maryand Market streets was unoccupied except the ground Poor which was used as a poolroom and was closed when the flames were discovered No one except a guard making his regular rounds In the Sun office buildingsince Sat urday afternoon it is said The first blaze on Market street wns discovered by a pedestrian about 150 n m Ha ran to n fire alarm box at Third and Market streets and sent in the alarm over the electrical system Fanned by high winds the flames made rapid headway and at 3 a m a general nlarm was sent in calling OIK all the firefighting apparatus in the city Firemen say the upper floors were divided into apartments the par titions being of beaver board which fed the flames Sparks and flying burning embers were canled on the winds to adjoining houses and this alone kept scores of firemen busy Continued on Teh GUST OF WIND BLAMED FOR MISHAP Warner Logan 49 of 65 Post road Trainer suffereda fractured leftrib and a hip injury Saturday evening when a car he xvas driving crashed against a telephone pole at Fourth street and Central avenue Logan was taken to his home in this car of another motorist and his in juries treated bya local physician Logans car was badly damaged He said this morning that his car was be ing driven at a slow rate of speed over the ice covered street when a pust of wind struck it and caused him to loae control of the steering mechanism U S TREASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON Feb Trcasury balance as of February 3 expenditures 73043 Customs receipts of Times After yesterday thereare few who still doubt in the prophecy of the groundhog Patronize American made goods is a slogan And after seeing a cinema in Phllly Al Bruton is sold on the idea The cheapest guy we can think of Is the ccp who flashed hLs badge when a collector put a church basket under his nose yesterday Naive to say the least is that doctors statement that pickpockets shouldbe pitied not punished be cause they cant help themselves There is a growing doubt whether business conditions in 1929 were fundamentally sound But mostof the remedies heard on the floor of Congress are Cuba Hopes Roosevelt Will Intervene There Continued on Page Ten WOIVTAX WIELDS KVfFE Claiming he was attacked by a woman who wielded a butcher knife Roy L Morris Negro of 108 Norris street was given treatment at the Chester Hospital early this morning for lacerations of the face arms and hands Morris accused Margaret Wil son Negro of the same address Po lice htm to obtain a warrant lor her arrest I Copyright hy United HAVANA UP who oppose the regime of President Gerardo Machado are looking hope fully toward the approaching change of administration in Washington They believe it may mean American Intervention in island affairs Opposition leaders are concerned over their personal safety and res toration of constitutional rights They feel that guarantees cannot be secured unless the United States in tervenes For that reason they hope for a new type of American ambas sador here and a new policy toward Cuba in the Washington State De partment Aside from the younger group of the young who have been engaging in terror istic activitki none of the adversaries of the Machado regime dares raise his head Scores of men among them leading jurists physi cians and members of the faculty of the University of Havana wlitcfc has bcrn closed for more than two years have fled the country this writing six eminent Cu bans remain in refuge in the Mexi can Embassy and the Uruguayan Le gation Efforts to obtain passports for them to leave the country ex tending over several weeks have failed President Machado has constantly declared both in press interviews and in official statements that his dearest hope is to reach conciliation with the opposition He has sent an emis sary to former President Mario G Mcnocal who is in exile at Miami i Flaf but Menocal refused to treat i the government on behalf of his fcilow exiles The President promises a free elec tion in November 1934 and insists hat he will not again be a candidate for the Presidency Opposition forces are not united but there are many points on which the various factions asroc They ali insist that full constitutional guar An Ohio sheriff has requested his deputies to wearspats all the time theyre on duty The addition of a boutonniere and a gay feather in the fedora should made rent evictions practically painless Presidentelect Roosevelt offered to bet newspaper men that 80 per cent of their stories on his cabinet selec tions would prove wrong The re porters didnt bet a cent Maybe they didnt want toinfluence the se lections During a fire an upstate telephone operator went out and got 100 men We know some poor operators who can go out any old time and cant even gee one A number of automobile wrecks were noted in the county yesterday Including those who ran merrily along with good cars The Weather ed on Page Ten WASHINGTON Feb Forecast for tonight and Tuesday Eastern Pennsylvania Increasing cloudiness followed by snow orrain tonight and Tuesday not so cold to night colder in northwest portion Tuesday Western Pennsylvania Snow or rain toniffht and probably Tuesday morning not so cold tonight colder Tuesday New Jersey Increasing cloudiness followed by rain or snow late tonigiit or Tuesday cold toniffht and on the coast Tuesday TODAYS TEMPERATURES 6 am 7 a m 8 a m 9 a m 10 a m 24 11 a m 23 Noon 23 1 p in 24 2 p m 26 30 32 32 33   

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