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   Chester Times (Newspaper) - February 8, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania                              DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR SIX MONTHS ENDING SEPTEMBER 2O1 OS FINAL EDITION With All Latest and Best News of the Day 57TH 17511 Dally Leased Wire Reports or United Press and International News Service CHESTER PA WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 8 1933 PRICE TWO CENTS ROOSEVELT ASKS GOVERNORS TO A MEETJNGJAR 6 Parley Two Days After In augural to Deal With Re lief and Taxes Conference to Be Held at White House to Shape His Regimes Policy NEW YORK Feb elect Roosevelt has invited governors of all the states to meet with him at the White House March 6 two days after he takes office to discuss subjects he considers of paramount importance in the relations between the federal and state governments Problems of taxation unemploy ment relief farm mortgages flood prevention and reorganization of local units have been suggested as topics by Roosevelt in a letter sent to all the governors Copies of the letter were made RAPS COAST GUARD 8 DEATHS FROM COLD IN CHICAGO DUEHERETOMGHT Worst Blasts of Winter Whip Over Snowburied Cities in West BUILDING SEWER THROUGH THE PARK public here yesterday by his secre tary Louis McH Howe The text follows Because so many governors will be in Washington on March fourth want to take that opportunity of holding a conference in relation to a number of matters in which the federal government and the state governments are mutually interested For that reason I want to inviteyou to come to the White House on Mon day March sixth at a m to attend an informal conference It is my thought that we should discuss for our mutual benefit certain subjects such as Conflicting taxation by federal and state governments Federal aid for unemployment relief Mortgage espe cially on farm lands and Better land use by afforesta tion elimination of marginal agricul tural land flood preventon etc Reorganization and consolida tion of local government to decrease tax costs It is possible that other subjects will occur to the Governors or to me as being essential discussion I do not believe that more than one day will be required for this in formal meeting Butit will give me the opportunity of having the pleas ure of meeting many of the Chief Executives of the States I hope much that you will be able not only to come to the inauguration but also to stay over through Monday for this ing atthe White House Roosevelts legislative program is likely to be influenced greatly by the outcome of the conference His advisers believe Republican executives will ignore party lines and join with Democratic Governors for Chargingthat the XL S Coast Guard purposely rammed his ship although it was outside the onehour sailing limit Francois Riou French captain of the seized Canadian rum ship Etcliipotchis plans to file a protest to the French consul Cap tain Riou avers that the 1000 sacks of liquor comprising his cargo were legally consigned to Nassau from the French island of St Pierre de Mique lon East to Get Farbelow Freezing Temperature Today Forecaster Says CHICAGO Feb coldest blasts bf the winter whipped over snowburied cities and villages today from the Canadian Rockies to the Ohio Valley taking a heavy toll in death and suffering Temperatures shot to subzero lev els through the entire midwest Traf fic in nearly a score of states was virtually at a standstill Weather forecasters said the frigid wave would not abate until tomor row and probably would be followed by another steep decline in tempera tures Coming from the Canadian north west the blizzard blanketed dozens of states It moved eastward on a nationwide front The Atlantic sea board was expected to feel its effect at Concordville Meeting Urge Opposition to Tax Increase the discussion The Presidentelect who was a Speakers at a taxpayers protest meeting arranged by Dr H H Darlington and held last night in the Dante Orphanage at Concord ville urged taxpayers to band to gether and oppose proposed tax in creases More than one hundred in terested citizens of the community and prominent speakers were present including Alexander B Geary Ches ter attorney W F Delehanty of the Delaware County Chamber of Com merce Hon Harry E Heyburh former Representative from Delaware county Frank P Willits Secretary of Agri culture during Governor Pinchots first term and Evans Harvey Re corder of Deeds Up in arms over the proposed in crease in assessment valuation of property the local residents arranged the meeting to hear what prominent men had to sayon the subject and to decide some definite action There were four resolutions offered and adopted in effect that any increase in the total of valuation of real estate in Delaware county for tonight Numerous deaths from exposure and privation were reported Suffer ing was intense as thousands of homeless sought shelter in already overcrowded relief stations Livestock and crops in the area east of the Rocky Mountains suffered heavily All schools in Chicago were offi cially closed giving500000 children a midwinter vacation They may be reopened tomorrow if snowdrifts that piled several feet high are cleared Hundreds of jobless found tempo rary employment clearing sidewalks and streets Air trafficwas completely halted west from Chicago and was hamp ered on eastward lines Roads were impassable in the northern section oJ the Middle west Commercial trans portation lines kept snowplows ope rating constantly to maintain service Eight deaths in Chicago area were attributed to the cold The toll in far Western states was believed to be large The coldest weather of the season was reported in Colorado Wyoming Utah New Mexico Idaho and Mon tana At Moran Wyo the mercurj fell to 55 degrees below zero and con tinued its decline One bright spot in the disastrous cold iwave was reflected in farm markets Grain egg butter and live stock quotations bounded upward Sewer contractors for the trunk line ieing installed in the city and parts f the county are completing the task f running one of the main lines of sewer through Chester Park along he line of the Ridley Creek The line which has been continued up the bank of ihe creek from the vicinity of the lower Fifth ward vas carried through the more open sections of the park with comparative ease the only obstruction being oc casional boulders of solid rock re moved by blasting operations In the upper reaches the line has been carried through a heavy wood of large trees and the task presented greater difficulties Many of the fine old trees in the path of the pipe line had o be cut down and a real presented to the engineers and work ng forces an removing the great roots and stumps BOUSE WET BLOC PUSHES REPEAL OF PA DRY ACT Approval on First Reading Accomplished Today by Vote of 10648 AS SANDINO ENDED WARFARE BORAH AGAINS BRITISH PLAN PAY WORLD DEBTS Says Lump Sum for All War Allies Would Not Benefit America Senate to Hold Hearings on Sunday tjpeft Passed by House Bill Envoy to U S to Bring Back New Agreement Lausanne WASHINGTON Feb Proposals for lump sum settlement of European war debts owed the United States were condemned today by Chairman William E Borah of the Senate Foreign relations committee on the ground such action would be of no lasting benefit to America Meanwhile House Majority Leader Rainey dismissed lump sum payment proposals as sheer nonsense Shown London dispatches regarding European proposals to pay fractional sums in final settlement of the origi nal claim Borah said I am not interested in any plan which deals with the debts which doesnt include adjustment of the currency question and certain other problems which stand in the way of opening world markets and restoring trade and commerce LONDON Feb Sir Ronald Lindsay will return to Wash ington late this month with a com pletedplan for settlement of the war debts which was expected to include a proposal for a single final payment by all European debtors HARRISBURG Feb ConnorSowers bill repealing the Snyder Armstrong State Pro hibition Enforcement act passed first reading in the House today the General Assembly adjourned until Monday night It was placed on the calendar for second reading Monday rught while the House expressed its confidence of its final passage by approving a resolution appointing a commission of seven to prepare laws regulating the control of liquor within the Common wealth Under provisions of the resolution which was sent to the Senate for Concurrence Governor Pinchot would appoint two members of the com mission the Speaker of the House three and the presiding officer of the Senate the remaining two Representative Sowers Philadel phia objected to passage of the reso lution and asked that the entire com mittee be appointed by the speaker of the House and the presiding offi cer of the Senate If Governor Pinchot was wet I would have more confidence in his appointments Sowers said The measure was adopted by 10G to 48 one over the constitutional majority of 105 The House quickly disposed of its calendar passing several bills on first reading including the Peters bill ap propriating for the joint leg islative committee investigating the State Highway Department The bill returning to the general fund from the motor license fund was not called up on second reading and the Fitzgerald measure abolishing constable returns in all counties was laid final pas sage The House approved a measure au thorize the commonwealth to pur chase the historical records of the Washington infantry of Pittsburgh The Senate postponed action on bills on third reading because of the absence of many Senators but the second reading calendar was ad vanced for final action Monday night Among bills moved to third read ing were the Mansfield measure pro COMMISSIONERS REFUSE SURETY COMPANY CHECK Sum of Tendered1 in Full Settlement of Ramsey Bonds Action Taken on Ground That Acceptance Might Jeopardize Full Claim An event of particular Interest to the United States h shown above General Aujjusto Samllno Nicarajruan outlaw leader is shown with President Yuan B Sacasa of Nicaragua at the Presidential Palace in Man agua after a peace agreement Sanclino Hew from his mountain stronghold to the conference after the last United States Marines had with drawn Declared n bandit by the American frovernmcnt Sandino had con ducted a fiveyear fruerrilla war on our Marines Hogs led the advance mounting from That England was considering 50 to GO cents Prospects of further j presenting such a plan in behalf of restriction in transportation to the Italy France and the smaller debt larger jharkets was expscted to result i ors was disclosed in Informed quar vhnow Presidentelect Roosevelt sin driving force in building up the an tax is defi nual conference of Governors and unalterably opposed that found these yearly talks of sufficient the tax rate in Delaware county must benefit to justify a White House be reduced the Board of Revision meeting Assessment as now established HARRISBURG Pa Feb Pinchot today predicted great results from the Governors conference called by Presidentelect Roosevelt for early in Franklin D March Of course I shall attend Pinchot said CONTRABAND SEIZED BY OFFICERS Charged with violating the liquor laws Congetta Antonette of Grace street Marcus Hook was held in SlpOO bail for court when given a hearing before Magistrate M P Elliott of the Ninth ward last night The de fendant was arrested by Assistant County Detective Rae Kaplan and State Detective James Meli xvho raided the place They say they con fiscated a small quantity of contra band HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY By United Press shall be abolished arid that the county revert to the methods of assessment Uiat heretofore prevailed and protest against the enactment of the new school code known as the Ten Year Plan urging the State Senator and members of the Legis lature to vote against this bill The first spsaker A B Geary said in part The taxpayers are at tho point where it is impossible to gee the taxes to saynothing of getting even the interest on them On ona county property which is bringing in S15 a month the tax is S99 a year and yet in Chester a few days ago a county official is reported to have advocated raising the assessment one Continued on Page Seven Warm rain was reported on the eastern seaboard but temperatures far below freezing were predicted for this afternoon nd tonight HARRISBURG Feb The bli22ard sweeping eastward from middle west is expected to strike central Pennsylvania with full fury tonight according to Charles S Ling of the Federal Weather Bureau who predicted the mercury may drop to 4 degrees the coldest of the winter The rapid drop Ling said probably will be accompanied by snow Siorm Warning Issued Feb Northwest storm warnings along the Atlantic coast from Jacksonville Fla to Eastport Me were ordered by the Weather Bureau today when the mid west blizzard moved eastward Winds will probably reach gale fores tonight between Sandy Hook and Eastport the bureau warned WEST END BUSINESS MENS ASSOCIATION Continued on Page Seven RAIN PREDICTED COLD WAVE COMING Continued on Papc Seven CHESTER HOSPITAL MAY MARKET7 MAY 25 Rain is predicted today with a severe cold wave tonight in Eastern Pennsylvania New Jersey Delaware and Maryland It cloudy tomorrow will be partly PAUL MONKAITIS IS GRANTED PAROLE AT AGT7A CALIENTE Palsy Laura Hop Shot Nel bane Cofaro Lolly D Do It Tiverton John P Mills Ias Gazos Orrin Hallock Tvloane Keala Flying1 Ace Brig OPeace Jillion Perry Britc Birdie Wrack Washing ton Rose Broadway Call Dubrlc ITottinany Lord Vale Quetor Highway Sir Dean Disc Scuturi Fair Moc Volquary Miss Monoa Weather clear track fast AT FAIR GROUNDS Ara Princess Qaccn Jnst Reward Girl Kathryn Ward Estin Fortunate Mann Chiefs Gypsy Parole of Paul Monkaitis of this city has been decreed in an order issued by Judge Albert Dutton Mac Dade at Media dependent upon pay ment of comprising the fine and costs in his case Monkaitis was convicted in January of last year of being involved in a disorderly place known as the Provi dence Inn near Twelfth street and Providence avenue this city his ac cuser being Harry Brown who also testified in the trial of Samuel Scott foremer constable Monkaitis has served half of his maximum term of two years to which he was sentenced ircrt by Judge MacDadc IU The parole extends for a period of five years and the order directs that Monkaitis post his personal bond in the sum or to comply with the terms of the parole of Finance John J Luttrell addressed the meeting ofthe West End Business Mens Association The highest temperature here yes terday was 42 degrees at 4 p m and the lowest was 31 at 1201 a m The average of 38 five degrees above normal for the date but eight degrees below the average February 7 last year Maximum temperature for the date is 58 established in 1884 and minimum 5 in 1910 Sunrise today was at a m and sunset will be at p m Eastern Standard Time Coroners from Montgomery Dau phin Lancaster Chester York Lu zerne Northumberland Delaware and Lehigh counties met in Reading The May Market for the benefit of Chester Hospital will be held this year on Thursday May 25 This an nual event which always meets with the heartiest cooperation of residents of Chester and vicinity will take place on the spacious hospital grounds at Ninth and Barclay streets Those interested in the project this year already have placed themselves unselfishly into the work of planning many features and they expect to make the always popular outdoor fete a hugo success from a social and financial viewpoint Notwithstanding the disheartening economic situation the May Market Committee hopes for an equally unselfish and heatty patronage The hospital lies near the heart of all Chester because of the farreach ing good the hospital accomplishes from year to year among the sick and injured It is hoped every one will aid in the work of bolstering the hospital budget by means of this years super energized May Market Fourteen Former Depos itors of Suburban Trust Now Present Claims Court Hears Argument in Case of Man Convicted of Forgery last evening using as his topic Your Pa to form an organization Tax Where It Goes The meeting was held in the head quarters of the Felton Fire Company No 3 at Third and Yarnall streets and was presided by Charles J Ward Only routine business was given con sideration MEDIA MOTORIST TO ANSWER CHARGE AT HIALEAH PARK bile while Cloud Miguel A Suarez liquor Brown Sirmer Gclfclano Ab smihe Vespucci Old Melody Red Riot May Hogan Rnth Landolt Appri Tremendous Filipino Ircdell Ever Fair Temple Dancer William Ingram of North Orange street Media was arrested this morn ing about 230 oclock on State road Upper Darby after a car which he was driving collided with a bandit chaser belonging to the Upper Darby police force He was taken to police headquarters in the municipal build ing where he was examined by Dr J G Davis police surgeon who pro nounced him under the influence of liquor Ingram was then arraigned before Magistrate John S McCleary and held in bail for the Grand Jury on the charge of operating an automo under the influence of AT HAVANA Madam Russell Ruth Marie NONTAX PAYING SECTION REVEALED WifU Wltn southeastern Pennsylvania It for decided to make this the nucleus cf a statewide organization Dr W H Ammarell Berks county coroner was elected president and Herbert G Ford Coatesville Chester county coroner secretary Another meeting will be held in Harrisburg in the next two weeks During the offering of testimony at a hearing before Judge W Roger Froncucld at Media today wherein lourteen depositors of the closed bank of the Suburban Title and Trust Com pany Upper Darby presented claims for preference oil the ground that the bank had received their deposits on the day preceding the closing of the Institution the allegation being that theofficials were aware that the bank was not solvent some behind the scenes information was revealed by two former officials of the bank George W Statzcll Jr who was president oC the banking institution when it closed on May 9 1931 testi fied that the executive committee pf thebank had engaged a nlzcd Philadelphia public account ants in April 1931 to make a thor ough auditing of the banks financial condition A copy of the accountants findings was given to Statzell on May 2 and showed a total deficit of 723 which less the capital stock of left a deficit of Admitting that though he had re ceived the report he had not called a meeting of the directors until May 8 Mr Statzcll said they began the meeting at 10 p m that date and were in session until 5 a m the fol lowing day all directors with one exception being present as was Dr William Gordon State Banking Com missioner He said they were confident of se curing additional assets having made the necessary negotiations and that that time he denied being aware the bank was Insolvent He said that ul 7 u m May 9 he rc j ccived notice that the additional as sets would not be forthcoming and thereupon notified Dr Gordon the bank wquld have to close Nicholas A Dalton former vice BOYS EXONERATED FILES SCHEDULE The 20house village of Adingharri near here was revealed today as a nontax paying community follow ing announcement of the Upper Darby township commissioners that they would make a survey to establish the quo Commissioners explained that Ad ingham residents consistently greeted UpperDarby with the statement sir we live in Spring field To tax assessors from Springfield according to the commissioners the same residents declare No sir we live in Upper tee Directing Issue of Charity Prescriptions The meeting of the Delaware County Druggists Association held in the Chester Arms Hotel Fourth street and Edgmont avenue last night proved to be one of the most interesting and best attended held by the organization The presentation of the plan adopted by the welfare committee on charity prescriptions was given by Timothy McCarey of the City Health Department who outlined the manner in which the permits may be obtained and sent to the various drug stores The permits are secured through Mr McCarey after the prescriptions have been procured The prescriptions will then be taken to the drug store near est the home of the patient and the druggist will make a duplicate bill and at the end of the month send these bills to the committee with the names addresses doctors names and dates of the filling A checkup will ba made and the druggist reimbursed by the treasurer of the committee Thcmas WMcCornb chairman of the committee was congratulated by the druggists assembled for his effort and the efforts of all members of the com mittee The druggists also thanked all who had taken the time and trou ble to aid this worthy cause Dr Walter Clarke medical director of the American Social Hygiene As sociation gave an excellent address on Personal Hygiene He spoke of the survey now being made by his as sociates throughout Delaware county on behalf bf the United States De partment of Public Health His speech was replete with figures and facts based on the survey Fred R Perry trading as F R Perrys Drug Stores Upper Darby filed a schedule in bankruptcy pro ceedings in the United States Dis trict Court yesterday listing liabilities of and as sets of U S TREASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON Feb Treasury balance as of February 6 Robert McBlain and Gerald and Franklin Gore Aston Mills youths who were recently arrested on sus picion of having stripped an aban doned automobile have been given a clean bill of health by county de tectives who arrested them The truck owned by James Cara tella of Mills was abandoned in a woods near Aston Mills when it became mired in the mud On the night of January 30 the owner dis covered a group of boys pushing the truck along a road Several parts were missing and for some reason the Gore brothers and young McBlain were arrested Detectives who quizzed the boys were satisfied they knew nothing about the thefts and they were released The three boys are members of respected families in As ton Mills and their friends were glad to learn they were completely vindi Fine points of law as to what con stitutes forgery were discussed be fore Judges Froncfield Brootnall and MacDade at Media yesterday in the argument for a new trial for Cornelius J Powers of the Eighth ward this city convicted in January of forgery in a trial given before Judge Mac Dado The accusations against Powers were that he forged the name of F Damas to some 57 petitions pre sented to the County Commissioners to strike oil names of persons reg istered in this city on October 8 and tlie iiarne pf G Coiro to seven other petitions A handwrvttng ex pert declared that the writing was that of the defendant although Pow ers flatly denied signing any of the petitions Attorney John E McDonough de fense counsel contended that the pe titions were not written instruments within the scope of the law particu larly as they did not affect pecuniary property Interests of other persons He also said that he had withdrawn the petitions from consideration of the county commissioners when the question of forgery was raised The commissioners had not pci mifctcd the withdrawal of the peti tions Assistant District Attorney C William Kraft Jr informed the Court Th does not matter what these signed papers are called de clared Mr Kraft as long as they hart the Intentof prejudicing the rights of voters Certainly it does not matter that they did not nffcci financial rights as the right of fran chise transcends those rights In im The proffer of a check in the sum of from the American Surety ompany of New York in full settle ment of the bonds of William T Ramsey former tax collector of this city for the years of 1928 1929 and 1930 was refused yesterday by tha county commissioners Refusal was made on the advice of Albert J Wil liams county solicitor after the check had been offered by E Wallace Chadwick attorney for the American Surety Company which posted bonds for Ramsey The commissioners feel that by talcing payment on account of the entire claim we may be jeopardizing the full claim which is now in lltiga tion said Commissioner C Edwin Hunter after Commissioners Charles H Drewes and James F Desmond had decided the offer should not be accepted Mr Chadwick has filed a petition with the court for a rule to show cause why judgment for the year 1931 should not be entered and argu ment on this matter will be held in the near future We entered judgment on bonds of all the years but filed assessment of damages only for 1931 said Mr Wil liams because it has been alleged that some amounts paid for 1931 taxes were applied by the tax collector to previous years accounts We pur posely left open the question of as sessment of damages for the other years and only last week filed these other assessments k Mr Chadwick interjected If as sessments of damages had not been filed we would have asked tne court to have them filed This case is going to have many angles apparently said Mr Hunter Continued on Page Seven CHARGED Continued on Page Seven MOTORIST FACES HITRUN CHARGE Charged with being a hit and rim driver Douglas Cull 47 Spruce street Marcus Hook was arrested last night on a warrant obtained by Dr J P Craig Chestnut street and Provi dence avenue Cull will be given a hearing in police court one week hence Dr Crpig informed police that his automobile was parked at Twenty third streofc and Providence avenue when it was rammed by an automo bile xvhich did not stop He secured the license number and police traced the ownership through Harrisburg The damage to the physicians car amounts to about he told Magis trate Honan Jn police court this morn tog when Cull was arraigned for preliminary hearing Two other motorists were arrested as the result of a collision at Seventh street and Central avenue last night Both drivers escaped injuries but were arrested and will be arraigned for a hearing next Wednesday They were slated as Prank Minkos 2208 Orleans street Baltimore Md driver for a hauling concern and Benjamin May sky 2533 West Seventh street this city The latters automobile was badly damaged when it was rammed by the truck portance No decision In the argument war reached by the Court Powers Is un der bail to appear before the Court the first Monday of March THREE ROBBERIES IGNORED TRAFFIC SIGNAL IN LINWOOD AREA Howard Osburn 46 homeless was committed to the county prison for 90 days when arraigned in police court this morning on a charge of j Burglars early this morning forced vagrancy Sergeant Peterson testi fied against the defendant and char acterized him as a common nuisance who makes it a habit of staggering into police station at night and ask ing for lodging 541536376107 expenditures cated as they are lawabiding citi 50693 customs receipts zens Encouraging Report Is Submitted to Council by Engineers Ward Objects to A formal report submitted by Ro land E Heacox resident engineer to the members of city council in reg ular session yesterday afternoon with reference to the intercepting sewer system revealed that considerable progress in construction has been re entrance to a chain store on the Boothwyn road Boothwyn by boring two large nugerholes in a cellar door In the rear of the Sharplcss building in which the store is located From the basement they made their way to the first floor but were un successful in opening a safe in the cashiers cage Two large holes were also drilled in the front door of the store A checkup is being made to determine the amount of goods stolen A tailoring establishment across the highway from the grocery store and a drug store were also entered Ralph Conte and W L Lindsay the proprietors reported this morning that as far as they had been able to nothing had been taken Another chain store In Llnwood waalso entered only the holes were bOred in a door in the roar of the building The manager of the store discovered robbery this morning when he opened up the place busi ness A quantity of groceries salt corded The engineer cited Continued on Page Seven The spokesman for a committee representing the Unemployed Coun cil was treated to a real surprise yesterday afternoon when his in tended flow of oratory was abruptly halted by Mayor William Ward Jr during a conference in the cityex ecutives office in City Hall He made it plain that he had no inten tion of listening to or giving con sideration to demands made by the spokesman but that he was In a re ceptive mood to to reasonable protests or requests It was a few minutes before the scheduled hour for City Council to meet that the mayors secretary an nounced a committee desired to con fer with ihe executive and the latter promptly directed that the callers be admitted to his office The committee eight in number whites and Negroes representing sev eral nationalities and headed by Charles Reno as spokesman of East Fourth street entered Well Inquired Mayor Ward what is the purpose of your visit this time We the committee representing the Unemployed Council said Reno are here to file a protest and make a Just a minute interrupted Mayor Ward Let us understand each other at the start I am not listen ing to any demand as you term It If you proper request we will listen and if possible give it proper consideration But dont use that word demand All right then said Reno 111 say that we have a protest and a re quest Thats better First Ill listen What Is it said the mayor to your protest We protest against the use of tear gas by police in evictions His refer ence was to action found necessary by detail of police in assisting county officers to compel approximately 75 men and women to get out of a house in the 1000 block West Second street following their efforts Monday after noon to hamper a sheriffs sale of goods To that Ill reply that it was the sworn duty of the police when called upon by the proper county authorl Continaed on Pajje Seven the fact that The driver of on automobile bear Ing license plates 5C663 was reported to police today for having ignored a red traffic light at Fifth street and Edgmont avenue The report was made by Deputy Sheriff Edward Mc Ginley of Upland who requested that the motorist be arrested stating he would testify against him as Mc Ginlcy says the motorist directed insulting language at him when he called his attention to the traffic violation Topics of Times One thing that can be said for the Missouri Legislator who proposed that taxes be made payable on the imtalmcnc plan is that he didnt use the word easy Men who cant afford to buy white tuxedos as advocated by mer chant tailors might make a move ment of sympathy by putting white patches on the old ones Now that Mussolini has started to kill off Italys weak industries maybe he could include spaghetti dinners that arent paid for pipes Tony Granese Farmers who have raised bees for a profit have been stung So have meatsand cigarettes were taken An farmers who have raised wheat Inventory is being taken to determine the exact loss construction work on the Ridley river interceptor designated asContract 16 is nearly completed two blocks of 36inch sewer In Hlnkson street be tween Sixth and Eighth streets re maining unfinished The 18inch line in Chester Park is completed to the Parkslde borough line The engineers are making an inspection of the upper section of the sewer and the contractor Is cleaning up the ground although it will not be possible to put the ground along the line of sewer in proper shape un til spring of rebuilding old sewer structures at Second and Welsh streets has been finished as have the tidegates and regulator chambers The intersection has been rcpaved with the exception of the area over the new tidegate chamber The tide gates and regulators in Upland street south of Third street on the Sun Shipbuilding Companys property have been completed Mr Heacock and Fred G Hartvig son city engineer also submitted a joint report concerning an extremely high tide In the Delaware river and its tributaries In the vicinity of Ches ter the rise being approximately three feet above normal high tide resulting in the flooding of the brickwork of a PLACE ADDITIONAL DANGER WARNING An additional warning has been In stalled upon the new electric flash light crossing device recently installed by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad at the Melrose avenue crossing Signs have been placed on each of the warning light posts equipped with glass disk reflecting letters which are illuminated by the head lights of an approaching automobile The signs read 2 Tracks Stop on Red Signal The signs were added because of the apparent dis regard exhibited by some thoughtless motorists regarding the red light warnings COMBINATION MEETING More than fifty members of the Good Will Fire Company No 2 at tended a combination business and social meeting held last evening In the meeting hall of the at 1509 Providence avenue firehouse A special Continued on Seven feature was a talk on safety precau tions and compensation Following the transaction of business there was a social session The meeting was presided over by William Heard pres ident of the company It costs a gunner upstate to Shoot a robin He has one con solation He didnt shoot an eagle Helping the little ones with their arithmetic isnt so bad Once in a while you meet one like this A man had a thousand dollars Mem ories of better days Onion growers in the West have formed a union In that kind of a union we would say there is strength WASHINGTON Feb Forecast for tonight and Thursday Eastern Pennsylvania Partly cloudy and much colder tonigrht with a cold wave probably snow flurries in north and west portions Thursday partly cloudy and colder Western Pennsylvania Snow flur ries and ranch colder tonight cold wave in south and east portions Thursday partly cloudy colder in cast portion TODAYS TEMPERATURE 6 a m 5111 a nu 7 a m 53 Noon 8 a m 53 1 p m 56 9 a m 52 2 p m58 10 a m 54   

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