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Chester Times (Newspaper) - February 7, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania DAILY AVERAGE NET PAIDCIRCULATION FOR SIX MONTHS ENDING SEPTEMBER 2O1 OS J FINAL EDITION With AH Latest and Best News of the Day 57TH 17510 Daily Leased Wire Hejxrt of United Press UP and International News Service CHESTER PA TUESDAY FEBRUARY 7 1933 PRICE TWO CENTS AIMS TO INCLUDE HOUSE VOTES TO THIS COUNTY IN LEGALIZE SUNDAY PHIIA DISTRICT SPORTS 126 TO 77 DIPLOMATIC MARINE Bill For Assembly Also Takes in Chester Mont and Bucks Larger Area of Govern ment Would Cut Costs and Jobs Is Claim Measure Amends Penna Blue Laws pf 1794 Is Sent to Senate Liberals Clearly in Major ity and Give Measure Fast Ride HARRISBURG Feb reso lution for the creation of a commis sion to study the feasibility of in creasing the areas of local Govern ments with the view of reducing taxes is to be introduced in the Senate by Senator George Woodward of Phila delphia j Senator Woodward believes the governmental area of which Phil adelphia should be a part should con1 sist of the Counties of Delaware j Chester Montgomery Bucks and adelphia and that the rest of the f State be similarly divided The Philadelphia Senator is of the opinion that with larger areas of government the cost would be greatly reduced with j the smaller official personnel j It shall be the duty of the com mission to study and investigate the cost of local government the reso lution provides and ways and means of lessening the burdens on the tax payer by reducing the same to study the advisability and feasibility of in creasing the areas of local Govern ments and of establishing larger units for school administration and of abolishing certain forms of local gov ernment to study overlapping func tions of local government and ascer tain how the same may be eliminated andto frame such legislation and constitutional amendments as may be deemed necessary to carry into effect the recommendations of the commis sion The preamble to the resolution de clares that local government de veloped in its present complex form with Small areas largely for the lack of adequate means of transporta tion and the development and sim plification of local government has not kept step with the development of transportation The support of local government thepreamble continues has become a problem and ways and means should be devised to lessen the existing and burden of local gov ernment on the taxpayer The commission is to consist of three members of the Senate ap pointed by the president pro tern pore and three members of the House named by the Speaker and three citizens to be selected by the governor It is to be known as the Local Government Commission and will organize in the iisual way An appropriation of is asked for expenses TWO YOUTHS BE AT AND ROB MERCHANT HARRISBURG Pa Feb Legalization of Sunday afternoon sports in Pennsylvania which have been banned by Blue Laws tor 139 years was approved by the State House of Representatives today The measure to amend the 1794 Sunday Laws so as to permit outdoor i sports between the hours of two and i si p m on the Sabbath was sent immediately to the Senate for action j The voteon passage was 126 to 77 Liberals were clearly in control of BRITISH CABINET GROUP TALKS OF DEBT PAYMENT FORD COMPANY REOPENS LOCAL ASSEMBLY PLANT AIMEES SUCCESSOR the situation But 105 votes were forbearance not Lieutenant Robert Skidmore whose needed to pass the measure a ma jority of the 208 in the House The measure was given a fast ride through the assembly having been read and passed three times afterit was re ported favorably by the law and order commitee less than one week ago On the stroke of noon the House took up as a special order of business the Schwartz bill Rep William McElwee Jr Law rence immediately took the floor in defense of the existing blue laws and hotly opposed passage of the modifier McElwee declared that adoption of the amending bill was in effect 41an attempt to repeal one of the Ten Commandments The Lawrence member discussed various provisions of the measure and complained that it gives township supervisors the right to pass ordinances regarding Sunday sports when they were elected to su pervise roads He pointed out that the bill gives the supervisors the right to meet at any time even on a Sat xirday night pass an ordinance to prohibit sports of any kind and make all persons so engaged liable to fines on Sunday Senator Edward B Bennett In diana introduced the first maior ad ministration bill last night It pro vides that the state take over the remaining 53000 miles of roads in to say patience under trying circumstances avoided what mighthave developed into in ternational complications between the United Stales and Japan The lieu tenant whose home is in Indianapo lis is one of the American Marine officers attached to the U S Legation at Teipinr China Recently when threatened by a Japanese sentry who was a bit free with his bayonet Lieu tenant Skidmore instead aof folloxv natural diplomat ically soothed the man and reported the incident to his commandingoffi Report MacDonald Has Detroit Official Credited Personal Invitation From Roosevelt to Parley With Predicting Normal Production Soon Rumor Two Billions Offer Plea of Body Company as Lump Sum Settlement Strikers Rejected by Galled Rubbish Head of Briggs Concern ASSEMBLY GETS NEW SCHOOL CODE Saving of Millions Planned by New Law CutsTeach ers Institutes HARRISBURG Feb annual saving of to school LONDON Feb settlement of the British war debts to the United States by a lump sum being discussed it was reliably stated in diplomatic circles today that Prime Minister MacDonald has j received a personal invitation from Presidentelect Roosevelt to go to the United States for a war debt conference This invitation it was said was i conveyed to MacDonald by Sir Ron1 aid Lindsay British ambassador to i the United States who returned yesj terday to give cabinet members first hang reports on the Washington j angle of the debt impasse I MacDonald it was said is still un determined whether he will accept owing to the pressure of problems at home but Chancellor of the Ex chequer Neville Chamberlain who has declared against a swapping deal1 was represented as determined to so The plant of the Ford Motor Company at the foot of Lloyd street resumed operations to day with n payroll of 1500 men it was announced in Philadelphia by F A Atcheson general man ager Mr Atcheson snid the force will be increased n business condi tions permit The Chester plant at times has employed between 4500 and 5000 men second class townships panion measures would Two com rjermit the tsateto assume the road debt of cer tain municipal subdivisions and would provide for the election of one super visor instead of three in second class townships A Constitutional The cabinet committee on war debts consisting of the socalled Big Five will resume its discus sions today Great speculation and many rumors surrounded the lump sum payment report but a British expert said ru mors Britain would offer from 250000000 to were rub bish It would be impossible he asserted for Britain to raise a j lump sum payment to wipe out war i debts Officials reiterated that Britain fa vors a 90 per cent slash in war debts or payment on the basis of 10 cents on the dollar and said any lump sum payment would have to fit into this basis the keystone of the Laus anne agreement It was said the highest amount districts having a population of America sould expect from all 000 or less is the estimated amount of the economies which would result to local taxpayers if the new school code is adopted the departments of justice and public instruction said to day Amendment is i The revised code was introduced in j the Legislature last night Continued on Last Paje j A reduction in the number of school districts from 2587 to 500 is ihe Europe according ment was about settlement of the debts X L JLv JLi JLjf Jrx LONDON Feb ment reconvened today with growing agitation among its members in favor of a lump sum payment to end the war debtto the United States The lowest lump sum payment SUK gested 100000000 pounds sterling Two ttiuys who yesterday after noon beat and robbed Michael Goulko 112 West Third street are being sought by police here Goulko who conducts a small store told police the pair entered his place about 430 p m Both appeared to be drunk After ordering cigarettes one of them took a box of cigars from the counter and when the pro prietor remonstrated with him struck the store owner inthe face breaking his glasses The pair then began to upset other merchandise and stole morp cigars before making their de parture Goulko described the youths ss being in their early twenties One wore a dark overcoat with a fur collar and the other a light overcoat over a dark suit IMPORTANT MEETING A meeting of the West End Busi ness Mens Association will be held this evening in the Felton fire house at Third and Yarnall streets The af fair is scheduled to begin at 9 p m Important business will be con sideration and all members have been urged to attend HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY Unifcd Press AT AGUA CALTENTE Ercch Sweet Night Crystal Image Ashmount Morale Fast Aspaclor Accordance Gallant Shot Luvor Gencvicvc M Budget Norab Old Mark Rogue Knight Red Lady Boy Friend Return Just Ormont Lieut Kelly Florida Gold Uncle Herhcrf Jack B clear track fast AT HAVANA Damaclcs as third Dr Coogrle as Marie Yoanj Bill as a r k a y r c s s Loyola as Tea Top ics Wheel Spinner Weather clear track good AT FAIR GROUNDS First Mission Fronk Little Toos track good AT HIALEAH PARK Locust Chti Chu Pcnnate My Purchase Sunny World Bubhlfnjr Ways Shilly Shally Cabochon Stocks Louis Twisted Threads Weather clear track fast J Borton Weeks president of the Keystone Automobile Club delivered an attack last night on the proposed plan to scrap the highway and divert the state motor fund to unemplo5rmenc relief Diversion ol the motor fund he iaid actually ill enlarge the circle of human misery by chiowing thou sands of persons eut of work and making them dependent on charity It is not good sense to create more in order torelieve ex isting unemployment The state motor vehicle fees and gasoline taxes are trust funds Weeks said which are paid by the motorists of the state with the pledge they will be used for highway work Ninety per cent of every dollar used in construction arid main tenance of highways and bridges is used for labor Weeks continued To divert any substantial portion would mean that thousands of work men would be thrown but of em ployment Funds for any general purpose such as unemployment relief should be cither the result of a general levy against all classes or by the taxation of luxuries STARTS FISHING principal economy feature of the bill I and the highest 200000000 pounds current rates the lower sum would i be roughly which cents Under the new mpfhnri thp DEPENDS PROGRAM oud be dlSuted a formula which give funds to each district in direct proportion to its needs each district of the firstclass would be guaranteed at least for each teaching andsupervisory unit and each second third find fourth class district at least for each unit Otherprovisions of the new code are School districts under the juris diction of county superintendents not compelled tor cdriduct teachers insti tutes reduction in the number of teachers colleges from 34 to 10 permit school boards to accept col lateral security from its officers or depositories in lieu of surety bonds The principal economy feature however is the elimination of some 2000 school districts which would make a corresponding reduction in the number of paid collectors audi tors and solicitors and a more eco nomical large quantity purchasing of school supplies and equipment Enlarging the districts the sum MIAMI BEACH Fla Feb yacht Nourmahal carrying Presidentelect Roosevelt headed for Green Cay in the Bahama group to day after a brief visit to Nassau A message signed by Vincent Astor owner and received at noon by Martin H Mclntyre Roosevelts retary said Proceeding into tongue of the ocean and shall anchor off Green Cay At Green Cay the party will go fish ing As yen no word has come in con cerning Mr Roosevelts luck with rod and reel approximately on the dollar on the present value which Britain still owes oh the funded If the which Britain paid under protest last Dec 15 is deducted from the lump sum payment as is proposed the ratio to the dollar would be even less WARRANT DISMISSED BARRIE Out Feb A warrant on which Martin Instill was arrested last October as a fugitive fiom Illinois justice was dismissed today in Simcoe County Court The dismissal transferred entire jurisdic tion in the Insu 11 case in Canada to Supreme Court in Toronto PLEADS NOT GUILTY DETROIT Feb Ford Motor Company advanced another step to ward resumption of normal produc tion yesterday with reopening of some of Us branch assembly plants closed for about 10 days because of a Briggs Manufacturing Company strike that i shut oft the supply of automobile bodies A Ford company official in Detroit Mich said nil assembly plants that hnd been in production before the shutdown were ordered to resume yesterday Some men also wore called back to plant at Dearborn Mich and an oi llcinl predicted normal production would be resumed some time this week Meanwhile Briggs company offl cials said they were continuing to in crease production with workers hired last week to replace the striking em ployes Aibitrntion apparently reached an impasse yesterday when the com panyinformed Mayor Murphys Fact Finding Committee of Detroit which had submitted the strikersdemands to the company that the demands could not be met Walter O Briggs president wrote to accede to such demands as your comniittee has handed to us be to bring ruin not only to the auto mobile industry but to other indus tries In this city He renewed the charge by the strikers that the strike was inspired by Communism Briggs said the staled causes for our employes were induced to plant have been elimi He said the socalled dead time hact abolished and that all employes woltinow guaranteed a minimum hourly waVt No man or woman oh Briggs payroll Is now receiving lesr Uian a minimum guaranteed basic rate 30 cents an hour v The statement said the strikers de manded a minimum wage of 45 cents an hour for women 50 cents nn hour fnr men r fiveday week anine hour day and recognition of shop committees MOTHER Police of Pennsylvania were today asked to try and locale Clifford Tompkins of TroyN Y a salesman whose mother is dangerously ill in the Leonard Hospital Troy The ap peal was made by a Dr White who says the mother is constantly calling for her son who la believed to be working in this state The message was received here over police teletype machines Known sis the Anfjrl of Kroaclway when she was u Salvation Army lass along New Yorks Main Stem Kheba Crawford SpHvnlo is beinj mentioned as the possible siiccrssorof Aimcc Scmplc McPhcrson Hutton as pustor of Anjiclus Temple Lfts Ics Mrs SpHvnlo xvas married to Kay Splivalo wealthy San Francisco oluli man Jn is at present direc tor of the California Department of Social Welfare LINKS COUNTY IN HUGE RUM CASE Prosecutor Says Ring Had Storage Plant in Upper Providence CHESTER SCHOOL BOARD OPPOSES MERGER PLANS N P TOWNSHIP PARKSIDE BORQ REDUCE MILLA6E Proposed 10Year Plan Township Commissioners Does Not Meet With Ap proval in This District MARSHALL Mich Feb Rev George Lyon pleaded not guilty whenarraigned here today on charges of betraying a 17yearold mary pointed out would permit pupils j hign scnool Rirl He was placedunder in bft m motv rrmvpmpnr i iu f ii to be assigned to more convenient schools thus reducing the present cost of transportation The plan does not provide for the erection of any new buildings Except in the case of boroughs situated in more than one county school districts would lie wholly within brie county If the levy of a sixmill tax on the true property value of a district does not provide 51100 per teaching unit the State would make up the differ ence PLAN TO SCRAP ALL FARM BILLS bond and held for trialat the March term of Circuit Court 10 MURDERS 70 SUICIDES IN 1932 36 Persons Victims of Auto Accidents Coroners An nual Report Reveals N J PROSECUTOR DIES SUDDENLY ATLANTIC CITY N J Feb Louis A Repetto 64 Atlantic county N J prosecutor died suddenly of There were ten murders in this county in 1932 and seven times as ti L rr 1 many persons died suicides according WASHINGTON Feb fco the annual report of Coroner J decision to scrap all permanent Evans Scheehlc just filed in the office credit relief bills m favor of a tern Of the County Commissioners at porary program to ease the farm Media mortgage situation was reached toDuring the year the coroners office day by a Senate bank subcommittee was called upon to make an investi The commitee ic a j Ration into 430 deaths and during the variety of bills designed to bnngjoil J2month period a total of 92 inquests lions ofFederal money to the aid of were held in the violent deaths re CYCLE KTLLKD Rolxrt Taylor 30 a motorcycle policeman was killed and another policeman riding with him was seri ously injured today when their cycle collided with an automobile at a street intersection as they sped to answer a holdup call in Philadel phia Favor Ouster of Sergeant atArms for Article in Magazine tha farm debtor A majority of them commitee members felt would be im possible to enact this session but a temporary moratorium or some other programthey believed might be rushed through Congress before ad journment heart disease at 330 a m today at I The commitee planned to meet to his home at Vemnor j morrow and if possible to draft a At his side when the end came temporary program without further j his daughter Miss Josephine Repetto i hearings He retired in apparent health and ported it was necessary lor the coroners physicians to perform 115 postmortem ex a m i n a t ion s the greater number of these being in this city The entire costpi this department of the county government was good spirits at midnight after spend jing the evening listening to the radio PECULIAR MISHAP TWO DIE JX CRASH Feb over the previous year In submitting his report to the County Commissioners Dr Schcehle expressed his appreciation for the co operation extended to him by county and municipal police the County Dominick Christopher 43 of escaped injury when blinding snow Swarthmore avenue and Haverford caused a crash today near Lex avenue Ridley township suffered a ington HI Mr and Mrs W B Riggs severe laceration of the right foot j of Joliet HI were fatally injured fhis morning in his home when when their machine was struck by a iknife he was using to butcher a pig careening bus during the height of he had slaughtered yesterday fell 1 the blizzard i from his hand and the point emi j bedded itself in the instep of his foot KKGArX FJIKEDOM He was taken to the Taylor Hospital j Ridley Park where several stitches BLOOMINGTON 111 A husband and wife mcfrj the coroners physi death and 20 bus passengers narrowly j clans and the newspapers the latter for their assistance in solving the identities of many unknown persons and their fair presentation of pro ceedings at the various inquests held WASHINGTON Feb The Senate Judiciary Committee recom mended today that Sergeantatarms David o Barry be removed from of i flee for writing in former Governor Alfred E Smiths New Outlook that Home Congressmen sell their votes for money Chairman Norris announced the committee action He said considera tion of the Walsh resolution looking to libel action against Barry and j The New Outlook would be taken up by the committee Thursday Norris said the committee action was unanjmous The Senate has agreed to vote on the dismissal motion late after noon Barrys defense that some Senators J had made similar charges and that college students were taught that Senators could be bribed was vigor ously attacked j AVilliam Crane Johnstone Jr j youthful assistant professor of polit ical science at George Washington University denied before the Judi ciary Committee that he had taught his students that congressmen were Sixteen more defendants In the governments liquor syndi cate case unexpectedly pleaded guilty to charges of Implication in the ring shortly before noon today When the case was called yester day in Federal court eight pleaded guilty Ifftving 28 ready to stand trial Fourteen of the 50 men indicted some months ago on charges of op erating the syndicate which flooded this area with Canadian rum did not appear for trioL Some have bqcn apprehended The ruin smugglers il was alleged operated a fleer of Inst automobiles and ships maintained a private radio ilou and conducted several offices Specuu r Mity Attorney Genera Chet A of and U Wells of Philadelphia arecprosccniUng Hundreds were In nnd around the large cbiiitioom over which Judge Gcorgo Welsh pre sided as the special prosecutor served up to the Jurors what de scribed yesterday as the pieces III the jigsaw puzzle The story he listing things he hopes to prove by evidence in succeeding clays of the one charged with the electrifying ad venturns of smugglers operating boats between St Pierre Miquclon an island ofr Nova Scotia and Ihe Jersey coast directing movements of vessels by special radio stations and secret codes and finally bringing the brine cncnislecl cases of beverage to the doorsteps of Philadclphians I will show you the pieces of his jigsaw puzzle he recounted and then let you assemble them This was a vast conspiracy wilh the hub of operation located in the Pennsylvania Building The socalled in charge of that office Of course they had to have a storage depot or as it is known In underworld parlance a drop We find this out on Kirk lane Delaware county There the smuggled liquor was stored and from it Ihe deliveries of goods were made he stated James R TBagshaw of Chester is a member of the federal jury in the1 case Directors Favor Removal of Tax Penalty as Aid to Delinquents Reports of James L Rankin and Hiram E Turner the delegates of ths Chester school district tothere cent convention of Pennsylvania school directors and a discussion of the results of the convention occupied the main part of a spocial meciing of the school board held last evening in i the Lnrkin Building Broad and Crosby streets The mnttctof the local teachers salaries and the proposed additional 10 per cent voluntary salary cut was not brought up by the board and settlement of this qucstlon is prob able at the next meting of the direc tors In placing his migor upon the big issue of the convention James L Rankin said thiu il had hinged around the socalled tenyear plan in which Dr ELsenberg formerly of this city was saidto have had a promi nent part The main issue the ten year plan was described as calling for the ultimate abolition of all school districts in favor of placing a single directing district in each county with the purpose being the attendant re duction of officials and the consoli dation of existing districts Although they represent themselves as working in favor of the teachers those favor ing the tenyear plan are id fact not as much the friends of theteachers as are who oppose it said Mr Rimkln The Leuyear plan wius said to be considered by its opponents as placing the districts too much at the nuircy of Lho state education council Touching on the consolidation idea a few of the local consolidation suc Rcstions were mentioned by the dele gates and said to be unsatisfactory as they Incorporated districts of totally dlflcrcnt types of populations and callings One mentioned in par ticular was that of brinfiing Clifton Heights Swarthmore and Springfield Approve Mills for 1933 Representatives of Taxpay ers League Attend Meet ing Parkside Cuts Rate Continued on Last COURT RESERVES DECISION ON PLEA WARMER WEATHER FOR AREA TODAY It will be warmer today with rain today andtonight Penn sylvania New JerseyDelaware and Maryland Partly cloudy nnd much colder Is the forecastfor tomorrow The highest temperature here yes terday was 33 degrees at 4 p m The minimum occurred at a mThe average of24 wainine degrees below normal for the date and sixteen de grees below the average February 6 last year Maximum temperature for tl c date Is 65 established in 1834 and minimum 3 in 1C95 Sunrise today was at a m and sunset will be at p m Eastern Standard time throughout the county A survey of violent deaths recorded reveals that automobile accidents were responsible for 50 Thirtysix victims died as the result of skull fractures sustained in automobile Committing Magistrate Honan had accidents one as a result of a pelvis were found necessary to clase wound the an easy task disposing of police court cuses this morning the class being composed of three men arrested for U S TREASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON Feb The treasury net balance for Fcb fracture two from spinal fractures and eleven others from various other injuries suffered in crashes or as the intoxication They gave the followi result of being struck by a machine ing names and addresses Andrew Dcspise the meningitis scare which Shubcrt 0 Second and Pcnn streets j spread over this area last fail only Graston Preston 33 and Fred Jones two deaths resulted from this disease ruary 4 was of the 200 block Patterson street according to Coroner Scheehles re tures that day were 51021622644 Cus All were discharged I port toms receipts for fhc month through February 4 were RECEIVER PLAN FOR CHESTER DAY The monthly meeting of ihe Mer chants Division of the Delaware Fennie W Hess was appointed re County Chamber of Commerce will ceiver for A LHeld Inc radios etc be held at the Chester Club 511 Garrett road Upper Darby yesterday Welsh street at 1215 p m Thurs by Judge O B Dickinson in the cJay Plans for the annual Chester United States District Court PhilaDay will be discussed at this meet dclphia under bond of S2500 ing APPOINTED BY GOVERNOR Vvilliam H Bonsall of Brahdywine Summit Delaware county today held th appointment from Gov Glfford Plnchot as justice of the peace in Bethel township He succeeds the late Clark Huddle The term of office continuing until the first Monday Jn January Johnsione was the final witness in the committee trial of Barry A hearing Barry Johnstone and a student in Jchnstoncs class Wil liam CheaLham thecommittee went into secret session and determined Barrys fate Senator Robinson Repn Iiid of fered a substitute motlorn to permit Barry to resign It WRJS defeated 11 to4 Four Republicans Robinson of In diana Hastings Herbert and Austin voted to permit Barry to resign Those opposed were Senators NorrLs Blainc Borah Schall Schuylcr Republicans and Ashurst Walsh Mont Dill Brat ton Black and Nccly Democrats WASHINGTONTFeb Rep Patman Dem Tex today demanded an investigation of an insidious lobby system which he said was designed to influence congressional action on various legislation The committee devoted almost an hour to secret discussion before act ing COOLIDGE WILL IS FORMALLY PROBATED NORTHAMPTON Mass Feb Coolldgcs 23word will bequeathing all to hUs widow was probated todayin Hampshire County Probate Court Letters of idrninisfcrntion with will annexed were issued to Mrs Grace Coolidge j There was no hint as to the value i of the estate which has been csti imated unofficially at 5250000 or more I If K A at N G C O NTfNC KD Pasqualle Port ell i of Second and Ivy streets arrested Saturday by city patrolmen and Constable Munn charged with inflicting severe in juries on Joseph Di Meglio of Pen ncll street a milk bottle being the weapon xisod was arraigned before Magistrate LOR of the Eighth ward yesterday Because of DI Meglios ab I ficncc the magistrate continued the hearing to February 27 pending the outcome of Di Megilos Injuries WILL ADDRESS CADETS Dr Charles E Bcury president of Temple University will deliver an j address this evening before the cadet battalion of Pennsylvania Military College Dr Bcury will be introduced by Colonel Frank K Hyatt president and commandant In an argument before Judges FronefAeld Broornall and MacDade sitting en bane at Media yesterday Attorney Robert W Bcatty pleaded for the continuance in office of the auditors of Kadnor township On December 23 tho Court appointed J6hn C Boyle as auditor at there quest of the Radnor township com missioners automatically ousting ths three township auditors Horace Rings Rocco OBoroslo and James OKa Mr Beatty contended that the vpwnshfp ordinance which was passed December 21 and advertised Decem ber As was not effective until 10 days advertising He Court continue the auditors in office fir the yeap1933 Edward Fronefleld township solicitor declared that the appoint ment of Mr Boyle was merely an in termediate step In the matter nnd as Mr Boyle did his certified copy of the appointment until Janu ary 3 after the 10 days expiration the appointment met the require ments of lasv The Court did not make any deci sion after hearing the argument 3000 STRIKE AT MOTOR CO PLANT DETROIT Feb troubles in the automotive industry spread alarmingly today While two auto body plants oper ated with crews of strikebreakers t000 workers walked out at the body plant of the Hudson Motor pany shortly after the day shift started work this morning The Hudson strike followed an ultimatum presented to Max WoJlcr Ing vice presidentin charge of man ufacturing The ultimatum listed 12 demands ranging from wage In creases to better ventilation of the factory The committee announced It wpuld wait just 30 minutes for Wollerings reply 4 When the executive declared he would not reply until p m the committee went among the plant crew and ordered the strike At a meeting of the Nether Provi dence township commissioners held m the Wallingford grade school last night nnd during which representa tives of the township Taxpayers League played a prominent part a new low tax rate of mills for 1933 against 7Vi mills for 1932 and 3 mills for 1931 was unanimously approved The welcoiie reduction was brought about chiefly through a strong public sentiment coupled with the capa bility and earnestness of the finance committee composed of T J Sproul Morris M Sapovits and James Henry who are directly responsible for the reduction With nn assessed value of 250 for property in the township anin come for 1933 of and th new budget allowing expenditures of only the two mills cut is ex pected to equate income and ex penditures for the current year afc the same time easing the burdens of the taxpayer appreciably Richard P C Sanderson chairman of the Nether Providence Taxpayers Committee and other representa tives of the same committee strongly advocated during the course of the meeting an additional cut of one mill from the Si mills rate proposed Pure it down to the limit with a modest amount of reserve The less the more money collected in taxes said Mr Sanderson to which Mr Sproul financecommittee chair man stated the impossibility of getting through the year without bor rowing from the banks irthc rate was lower than specified in the budget Discussion relative to eight of tht iO items listed in the years appropri ations lasted an hour Street light ing fiic sewage and replacement Continued on Last TRAINING COURSE FOR LOCAL FIREMEN Instructors who were certified by the recently conducted fire training school an inovaLioii in eastern fire circles and given Bunder the auspices the Delaware Gouty Firemens As sociation will reassemble tomorrow evening in the headquarters of Moyamcnslng Hook andLadder Com pany East Broad street for the purpose of planninga permanent program for carrying on thework William WunderJicfc of ware County Firemens Association has called the meeting thatthe representatives who completed the course and vho number 40 men drawn from companies in each of the nine districts of the county can ex change ideas which they have de veloped cither in theory or practice of the course From tnc ideas of instructors a plan will be lormultued through a general discussion for a of the training of the tors are already carrying on schoTrfs In thqlr own companies and the meet ing will give them an opportunity to cloar up problems which have con fronted them in their work and which can be solved by other officials or in structors who will be at the meeting At the close of the coimse all present expressed accord with ths idea of continuing the work NEW MEMBERS GREETED A regular meeting of the Polish American Veterans was held Sunday In the post headquarters at 2617 West Third street with Commander J presiding Other than the installation of two honorary meirP bers only regular business wa trans acted The new members are Alex ander Szcrytowski and George Gromek ofT ames Police here used tear pas to dis perse a mob that tried to prevent A sheriffs sale Thats enough to make one cry TWO RESIDENTS SEEK DAMAGES Damage suits have been filed at Media by two residents of this city One brought by Molly Goldberg rep resented by Attorney Lotus A Bloom Ls directed against the city and Oscar Baylhv of 23 West Graham street The plaintiff claims she stepped into a hole in the sidewalk in front of the Graham street property on October 31 last which caused her to fall and sustain Injuries The other suit filed by Attorney Edward D McLaughlin on behalf of Harry Wrash is against Frank Schrelbtr of 423 Eclgmont avenue Wrash claims he was hurt on Novem ber 26 last when he was struck by a truck belonging to the defendant while he was attempting to cross Fifth street at Madison street LEADS TO ARREST If city politicians want to give the unemployed work as some demand they might Rive them the job of try ing to collect delinquent taxes That reminds us why the ship oi state is having such a hard Ume to make port It tax to starboard and tax to port Who said the lipht snow Sunday was no good for sleighing Five were killed by autos Thats slaying enough There were only ten murders in this county last year Which shows the effects of the depression on gathers of crime news Accused of attempting to pass a counterfeit bill Charles Ramb 25 of Burd avenue Millbourne was turned over to federal authorities yesterday by Magistrate John Mc Cleary 1V Rsmb who said he vas a theatrl cal man was arrested by Warren Chambers a policeman at Upper Darby on the complaint of Earl M Veit proprietor of a cigar store Veit asserted Ramb tendered the spurious bill in payment for cigars and maga The storekeeper declared Ramb attempted to snatch the bill from his hands when he stopped to examine it A minister was arrested in the county the other day and fined for speeding This treatment should make him step on the gas when he climbs into the pulpit This Buy American movement may be all right but a lot of Daves customers still ask for Irish stew The way some deputy sheriffs are being treated at some farm sales shows that the boys living in the sticks know their onions when It comes to giving farm relief Tlae Weather WASHINGTON Feb Weather Forecast for Eastern Penn sylvania Rain lonijrht Wednesday rain changing to snow and mtschr colder Western Pennsylvania Ram prob ably chansrinfi to snow colder hi portion tonight Wednesday sno much colder with a cold wave Vit TODAYS TEMPERATURE 6 a m36 IX a m40 7 a m36 Noon 4fl 8 a m 38 i p ml 41 9 ft w 40 2 pm43 10a m41
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