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Chester Times (Newspaper) - February 9, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOB SIX MONTHS ENDING SEPTEMBER 2O1O8 FINAL EDITION With All Latest and Best News of the Day 57TH 17512 Leased Wire Reports of United Press and International News Service INS UP CHESTER PA THURSDAY FEBRUARY 9 1933 EIGHTEEN PAGES PRICE TWO CENTS PINCHOT LIKELY TO SIGN SUNDAY Indications Seen That Gov ernof Favors Bill Must Pass Senate House Committee Has Plan PermittingMotion Pic tures on Sundavs HARRISBURG Pa Feb Gifford Pinchot will sign Schwarz bill permitting Sunday sports if it hurdles the Senate it was learned1 from an authoritive source close to the executive today While the bill has yet to pass the Senate before being placed on the Governors desk for signature leaders of the liberal bloc in the Upper House are confident they can force final ap proval of the measure bill swept through the House by a vote of 127 to 75 and is now in the hands of the Senate law and order committee for consideration Immediately after thebill was sent to the Senate and referred to com mittee arangements were made for a public hearing next Tuesday Sena torial leaders favoring the measure indicate they can pass it finally by a majority of two votes Opponents claim it will be defeated by five votes The United Press has been reliably informed that the Governor favors outdoor recreation and believes that each community should have the right home rule on the question On that basis he is expected to sign the measure if it passes the Senate Under terms of the bill introduced by Louis Schwarz Philadelphia municipalities would have the right to decide whether wished to permit outdoor sports on Sunday aft ernoon between the hours of two and six p m 1 Five per cent of the qualified voters of a community can demand a ref erendum on the subject under terms of the measure and if a majority express a desire to change the blue laws of 139 years ago each political subdivision will have the right to pass necessary legislation to put into effect the will of the majority The Rev Dr William Forney of Philadelphia head of the Lords Day Alliance expressed the belief the bill would be killed in the Senate When the Committee on Lacv and Order reported the measure favorably after a two minutemeet ing following a two hour public hear ing Dr Forney indicated that the advocates of ttie existing Sunday CLIMAX OF FIFTYYEAR ROMANCE RUNAWAY HORSE ENDANGERS PUPILS The lives ol scores of Upper Darby school children were endangered yes terday afternoon when a horse at tached to a milkwagon became frightened while the driver was in a home making n collection and ran away After running several squares the horse dashed into the front of a house at 216 Powell lane Stonehurst and plunged its front legs through a cel lar Patrolman Gabe of the Upper Darby police force ran to the scene and with the aid of several passersby released the animal The incident accurred at 245 oclock when pupils of the StonehurstCar dington school were being dismissed When the animal started its mad gal lop many of the children ran to places of safety and Patrolman Gabe who was stationed at the school gave chase to the animal Continued on Last STUDENT KILLED SEVEN INJURED A Smith College girl was killed and seven Smith and Amherst students were injured two perhaps fatally when the automobile in which they were riding skidded and hit a tree at Smiths Ferry near Holyoke Mass early today Miss Dorothy J Halslak 21 of South Orange N J a Smith Col was dead on arrival at Holyoke Hospital Miss Jane D Sawyer Montgomery Ala Smith senior and Richard H Gregory Jr Montclair N Jr Amheorst senior ware reported dying Among those not seriously hurt were Philip Potter Scheiiectady N Y Amherst junior and George B House Jr Ridley Park Pa also a junior at Amherst CHINESE KILL AN ITALIAN SOLDIER SHANHAIKWAN China Friday Fab of Chin ese Marshal Chang HsuehLiang killed an Italian soldier mistaking him for a Japanese it was reported today Trie Italian consul prepared a strong protest to present the Chinese Nationalist Government Details were not reported but the killing was un derstood to have occurred near here HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY fBy United John Quincy Adams Johnson 74 is pictured with his bride the former Caroline Sutherland also 74 as hey left the Little Church Around the Corner New York after their mnrriasrc ceremony The nuptials climaxed a romance that began fifty years ago when the couple met at Mass Johnson is a maternal greatgrandson of John Quincy Adanis sixth President of the United States This is his second marital venture but the first one for his bride LOCAL TEACHERS DEFER ACTION Not Prepared to Give Final Decision in Re gards to Salary Cut Sources of information believed to be trustworthy have revealed that the teachers of the Chester schools have decided to awaitthe outcome of pos sible legislation to be considered at Harrisburg early in March before they commit themselves to a final de cision on the proposition ofan addi tionalten per cent voluntary salary cut proposed to them some time ago by the school board as a means of meeting an anticipated deficit in the budget of the current school year which it is believed will be in the neighborhood of The members of the Chester Teach ersAssociation met Tuesday after noon after school hours in the audi torium of the Larkin school Broad and Crosby streets which has bcpn the scene of several meetings within recent weeks concerning the matter of a further cut in addition to the ten per cent contribution by the teachers last year granted At all meetings the teachers have evidenced a reluctance to hurry to a decision and have held out for more time to await the outcome of possible legis lation and to consider the matter of Continued on Page Sixteen WEATHER FOR TODAY Ifc will be partly cloudy and colder today in Eastern Pennsylvania New JerseyDelaware and Maryland Fair weather is predicted tomorrow The highest temperature here yes terday was 62 degrees at 2 p m and the lowest was 32 at 8 p m The average of 47 was fourteen de grees above normal for the date but two degrees below the average Feb ruary 8 last year Maximum tem perature date is 63 estab lished in 1925 and minimum 1 be low zero in 1895 today was at 701 a m andsunset will be at 530 p m East ern standard time ACCIDENTAL SHOOTING JRBY STUDENT BREAKSHER BACK Precipitated to Cement Walk When Handrail of Steps Gives Way Miss Dorothy Kennedy 16 of 20 Summit street Darby is in the Miser icordia Hospital Philadelphia suf fering from a broken back an injury sustained when a handrail of steps leading from the ground to the kitchen door of the home of a neigh bor on Whitclcy terrace which she was ascending gave way causing her to fall a distance of 10 feet onto a cement walk in the yard The girl a student at the Darby High School had left her home to visit a neighbor and was ascending the steps When near the top she stopped and leaned against the rail ing which gave way Dr H L Hodges Dick was sum moned and after an examination ordered the girl removed to the hos pital in the ambulance of the Darby Fire Company Physicians at the in stitution performed an operation and removed a portion of one vertebra Her condition this morning was said to be serious It was said that the building in spector of Darby borough will inspect thesteps leading to the rear doors of all other houses in the block in which the girl was injured as it is believed the accident was caused by general decay of the woodwork ROCKY ROAD SEEN FOR BRITISH DEAL Roosevelt Firmly Against Debt Plan Suggested by Ambassador PENNA ESCAPES MOST OF MIDWEST HEAVY STORM Snow Varies From Frac tion to Inches State Keeps Roads Open At Least 53 Dead in West Schools Reopen in Chi cago Cold Lingers HARRISBURG Pa Feb CUPX snowfall varying from fractions of an inch to nine inches in some sec tions of the State was recorded to day from the storm which struck Pennsylvania Freezing temperatures accompanied the snow The heaviest snowfall was reported in Northeastern Pennsylvania Three to nine inches were reported from the upper Delaware arid Susquehanna River Valleys extending from ihc New York State line southward to the vicinity of Bellefonte Sun bury Pottsville and Allentown Tioga Clin ton and Centre counties also reported a heavy fall In other sections of the State frac tions to two inches of snow fell Philadelphia where the highest temperatures were reported was ill most free from the storm At Pitts a round WASHINGTON Feb 9 INS Congressional hostility to the various suggestions and plans scepinp out of London for settlement of the British j ghenYcs the to Tour debt indicate a rocky road ahead for Presidentelect Roosevelt next month when he comes to grips with the problem Perhaps some of the obstacles can be cleared away in the preliminary exchanges now in progress Perhaps SMALL BOY HURT STRUCK BY AUTO A small boy was injured and four automobiles damaged in automobile accidents in this city last evening The injured boy is Roy Eenough 7 of 617 Highland avenue who was struck near his home by a car op erated by Francis J Leary 2109 Edg mont avenue The motorist took the youngster to the Chester Hospital where he received treatment for brush burns of the hands and knees Automobiles operated by John M Wyatt 405 Rsaney street and Elmer P a driver employed by a Baltimore trucking concern collided a the intersection of Fourth and R2oncy streets last evening Both Lewiss Off 17 of 370 Hatchs Lane were damaged The drivers reached an agreement concerning the not The official silence that has been preserved since Sir Ronald Lindsay arrived in London to acquaint the Cabinet with Mr Roosevelts debt views is ascribed here as perhaps due to the pained surprise which the British Cabinet feels over those views For according to reliable authority here the Presidentelect talked rather plainly to Sir Ronald in their his toric meeting at Warm Springs just before the ambassador sailed He is said to have bluntly told Sir Ronald that while his administration is prepared to meet Britain halfway in striving for art amicable agreement the British government may as well understand from the outset that 10 cents on the dollar and similar pro are out and that any reduc tion must be accompanied by definite concessions to American commerce Ifc is currently reported in Washing ton without confirmation however that since his talk with Lindsay Mr Roosevelt has reiterated his views to Premier Ramsay MacDonald in per son by transatlantic telephone As outlined here by those in the Presidentelects confidence Mr Roosevelt set down a fourpoint ap proach to the debt problem 1 That the debt is anactual one contracted as any other debt with ihc debtors intention to pay accepted and recognized at the time the cash was advanced 2 That each debtor will be dealt with separately and not collectively 3 That capacity to pay will be con sidered ineach case 4 Thatdebts which the various na tions owe to the United States have no relation whatever to reparations WEST END CHAIN STORE IS ENTERED tipper Darby a student of Haver ford Preparatory School was wounded in the left thigh yesterday whena gun the stock of which he used to pokean opossum in the ribs asit lay in the yard of a neighbor was discharged Off was taken to the Delaware County Hospital and given prompt treatment for his in jury damages Aonther collision was recorded at Tenthand Parker streets between automobiles driven by F Hblloran 213 Parker avenue Collingdale and EdwardB Tnnis 1000 Church street Upland causing slight damage No arrests were made in any of the ac cidents AT AGUA CALIENTE Naughty Pat Molanchta Snow Berry Tassajara Pretty Sis Prize Baptistc Kranz Baby Bright Comet Bvirl Elder Dutch Boy Boy Friend Parisettc Kings X Miss Jean Boot Top Infinitive Maid Chatter OnCon tingenf Diodoro Volt acast Wizardry Florelle DCS Tardines Figueroa El Monte Cordon Bleu Rock Cargo Diggins Moronic Torch Nellie Basil Weather clear trach fast AT HIALEAH PARK Weather cloady track fast AT HAVANA Contessa Reuss Hour Girl Most Always Royal Express Miss Hutcheson Sub Thatched Roof Trappv Little Turtle Sub Weather cloudy track muddy AT FAIR GROUNDS Ward Lad Lady Morris Drury Weather clear track good CHINESE STUDENT GUEST OF K1WAM PEDESTRIANS MAY LIGHTS IN DEL While patrolling his beat in the vinicity of Third and Engle streets at 4 a m today Patrolman Holt found a door of a chain store open Investi gation revealed it had been forced open and several articles of merchan dise stolen This makes the fourth time within the past several months that this store has been broken into The theft of in change which was in a reported by Edward Thai 41 West Third street The bag was taken from a delivery truck he drives He furnished police with the name of a s PROSPECT PARK REDUCES TAX RATE Prospect Parks tax rate for the year 1933 will be reduced one mill it was disclosed at the meeting of the borough council last night when an ordinance fixing the tax rate at 14 mills was passed on first reading The reduction was made possible by the paring down of appropriations to certain branches of the borough gov ernment It was decided to purchase an auto mobile to be used by the members of the police department and John Chatlcy president of the Fire and Police Committee was authorized to purchase a suitable car The budget ordinance was also presented nnd passed on first reading and the bonds of the tax collector and the borough treasurer were fixed at and respectively a reduction in the amount as required to be furnished by these two officials last year 22 FIREMEN GIVEN DIPLOMAS School of Instruction Ses sions End Graduates Are Praised above All highways were reported open to traffic today the State Highway De partment announced although truffle conditions were hazardous due to a coat of ice which covered most high ways Department crews consisting of 426 trucks and 1315 men worked through the night in keeping roads open Cindering crews vwere dis patched to many sections today NEW YORK Feb treme cold spread suffering and death over almost the entire United States today as the arctic wave which has frozen the midwest and Rocky Mountain states for several days swept over the south and the Atlantic seaboard At least 53 deaths were a ttributed directly or in directly to the cold Seldom has a cold wave spread over such a great proportion of the coun try From the western Rocky Moun tain region to the Atlantic and from Canada far into the southland tem peratures ranging from 50 below zero to B few degrees above were reported The snow which accompanied the cold wavo when it first spread over the middlcwcst did aot reach the Continued on Last MUST PAY FINES TO GAIN RELEASE NAMED ASSISTANT POSTMASTER HERE DOVER Del Feb destrians on Delaware highways at Robert Parker 717 Summit street Prospect Park a veteran employe at the local postoffice has received offi cial notification from Washington that he has been promoted to assis tant postmaster Mr has been in the postal service 20 years has worked in all departments at the local office He served as carrier for 17 years and night soon may be sporting lights if j as clerk and superintendent of a bill before the legislature today is j tne mails He has been acting as i assistant postmaster since the resig nation of Walter M Jones on March 31 last year enacted The State measure introduced in the House of makes it illegal to walk along highi r ways at night outside the POLICE ENFORCING incorporated communities without Interesting35rescntation of Conditions in Far East Features Meeting wish every friend of China would i give encouragement to China in com I merce military literature and through j the said E T Chu na i tive of Shanghi and at present a student at Crozer Theological Semi nary and the University of Pcnnsyl vania when addressing the members j the 1100 block j avenue where Patrolman Kanj TRUCK AND CAR Club yesterj nnd George Warden 23 Negro of ravi was stationed to watch for vio iL a light SAYSMEX BEAT HTM STOP REGULATION Arrested on warrants obtained bv Tony i streets White of Second and Flower morntnp motoriststoday in s Joseph Darlirjr 26 NCTO of cinlty of Twentieth street and Police of the traffic division made attempt to check on the early the vi and Provi An application to free Alexander Lachette who was twice convicted of liquor charges arising from the op oration of Ye Olde Tnnc on Balti more pike Springfield was made be fore Judge John M Broomall by William J Burns and John R K Scott attorneys for the defendant Lachettc was sentenced to serve from four months to three yesrg and fined and costs at the past of court Judge Broomall after hearing testi mony decreed that the defendant would be released if he paid in cash the fine and costs in addition to the fine and costs from the prior case which are unpaid The defendant would also be required to agree said Judge Broomall to the padlocking of the establishment ini Springfield township for a period of one year Lachetts brother N A Lachettc a prosperous Philadelphia business man stated that if his brother is freed he would give him z position as an engraver in the business he con ductsin Philadelphia The Commonwealth was repre sented at the hearing by Assistant District Attorney William R TOR who prosecuted the case against Lachettc AUTO CLUB FILES A PROTEST J Borton Weeks president of the Keystone Automobile Club in an in terview today declared diversion of the state motor fund ito other than highway purposes will actually en large the circle ofhumanmisery by throwing thousands of workers out of employment and making thcrrt de pendent upon charity It is not good sense to create more unemployment in order to relieve existing unemploy ment It is infinitely more desirable to keep at work those who now are employed The Keystone Automobile Club is emphatically opposed to the diversion of motor vehicle funds for unempoy mcnt relief Funds were collected on the theory thcy would be devoted primarily to highway purporos Therefore they are trust funds which cannot be diverted without committing a breach of trust and working a groat injustice against the motoring public Diplomas were presented to 22 grad uates of the Delaware County Fire mans Association night at the Moynmcnsing Hook and Lad der Company headquarters 324Enst Broad street where the six weeks course was conducted durinpr the months of November and December The course was made possible through the cooperatlou of the state and Federal departments of Industrial Education W E Bruton Stale Supervisor of Industrial Education who presented the dipjomas to firemen and officials who represented companies in each of the nine districts of the county told the men that it was the first time that such certificates had been given in this state The purpose of con dueling the course was to develop leadership training so that the stu dents might train the men in their town companies inmethods of flro fiphting in all its branches Thomas J Campbell president of the Delaware County Firemens As sociation who presided at the meet ing advised the firemen that tho Katherinpr had been called to bring forth the ideas of all concerning a possible solution to the problem of forming some permanent organlzcc method of carrying on the work the school throughout the county As a means of getting Ideas from the group Frank Cushman chief of the industrial education service of the Federal Board of Vocational Edu cation Washington D C said that the efforts of the school would only be successful if used further by the pupils among their own groups He described the work of the formation of a permanent organization in Prince George County Md the place where the first school of instruction in the state wns held He cited n number of instances where the schooi had been instrumental in creating a high degree of morale and favorable Continued Last Page CHESTER CONCERN REPLIES TO CHARGES day at the meeting held in the Y w Second and Church sWcis will be ar C A building Seventh and Sproul raigned for hsarirf thi istreets s evening in of traffic semophore signal intersection Many person the office of Magistral Fonan Seci from outlying districtr who pass the The speaker began his talk with i ond ward charged with assault and corner on vray FIGURE IN CRASH a brief outline of the nature of the j battery and disorderly conduct Poi earjy morning hours have been dis geography of China to show how its lice sav White was stabbed bv the i regarding the lights at both Twcmty development and the life of its people closely related to the four great j rivers leading from the coast to the j interior One river in the northern the 1 Two trucks collided at Fourth and men he had arrested POST BAIL BOND first and Twentysecond streets and Providence avenue GMrge B Euou 53 an K FENCE DAMAGED tre evening dunnpf ft rnowsLormboth two vehicles the ing damaged The lighter of the Elliott 28T both ofthe 1300 block section and another in the province of Manchuria were said to have been in measure responsible for the con Ridley street were arrested here yec Htant disputes arising periodically i terday on a warrant sworn our before i since 1904 All disputes between f a Philadelphia magistrate charfrln I Russia China and Japan were said have arisen over the advent of the other nations into Manchuria and their desire to control the privileges regarding the use of its railways and the land within the province Japan wishes to retard the devel opment of the Chinese which would BY MOTOR driven by John W M Wyatt of the 400 block Reaney street was proceed ing east on Fourth street and had to turn north onto The previously discussed question of soot or ashes emitted from the stack of the plant of the Aberfoylc Manufacturing Company in this city had another Airing before Judge Al bert Dutton MacDadc at Media yes terday A group of residents of the neigh borhood headed by Joseph Berder wltz had previously testified that the soot had damaged lines offamily wash had dirtied paint and furnish ings and had been a general nui sance The group was represented by Attorney John V Digging in equity proceedings Yesterday the company had its side of the hearing led by Attorneys John B Hannum Jr and Edward Mc Laughlin whose principal witness was a private detective who had inter viewed a number of the original lob of 70 complainants Since the case has been aired in court the fallingof ash or soot from the stack has mate rially decreased the people told the detective he said The witness quoted Bendcrwitz as having said he wanted the emission of any ash or dirt stopped entirely Mr Hunnum informed the Court that the Aberfoylc company is doing every thing possible to restrict emis sion of any objectionable matter and the management is furthermore ex erting every influence to continue the operation of its plant Investiga tion indicates that some of the com plaints are a sinister adroit attack on the declared to which Attorney Diggins replied that there was nothing sinister about the action of the residents of the section SURVEY NECESSARY TO SETTLE DISPUTE Albert F Damon Jr chief engl ncer of Upper Darby township to day stated that conferences will b held with definitely old timers to establish the disputed boundary separating Upper Darby Ridley an Springfield townships Mr Damon was ordered to survey the disputed area by the County Com mLssioncrs Tuesday night after rest dents were aid to have used the un certainty of boundary to evade taxcr Springfield township was founde in 1636 and Upper Darby 100 year j a large truck of the semitrailer type x A truck owned by a Phila driven by Elmrr P Driscoll of Salis them with fraudulent conversion of Glphia concern swerved from the bury Md Dnscoll was headed west truck Both men posted bond before in front of the estate of Mrs whrn it collided small screams were used fo Magistrate Konnn of this city for their appearance in Philadelphia FOREMANMANAGERS MEET H H UNDER U S PROBE U OF C SUBMITS ENGTHY REPORT TOCOMMISSIONERS Savingof Possible if Recommendations Are Followed Is Claim Survey of County Offices Completed by Special Committee A lady with a charmingly euphonious name Mona Maris South American beauty who is said to be mdcr investigation by the U S inx authorities now conduct njr a probe Into the standing of for ign actors and actresses Miss Maris i prominent screen figure is said to lave been in the company of John Farrow Australian scenario writer vhcn he was arrested for illegal entry in recently COPOORTAXGUT RECOMMENDEE County C of C Commit tee Submit Plan to Di rectors of Poor A reducUoii in the county poor fax rrom 25 mills to 12 mills is recom mended in the report of the eommit Lee on county government appointed by the Delaware County Chamber oi Commerce J K Warrt Hinkson chairman The recommendation ii made in a detailed estimate of prob able expenses for the year 1033 as prepared by the committee The estimate submitted by the committee was arrived at after an exhaustive survey and a comparison of the expenses incurred by the board during the past three years The Iccommcndatlon in part as presented to Isaiah M Heyburr president of the Directors ofthe Poor roads The committee on county govern mcnt appointedby the Delxvwar County Chamber of you herewith comparative schedules of expenses incurred by your board during the years 1031 and 1932 in maintaintng and operating the Delaware County Home atLima and Continued on Sixteen GENERAL BUTLER SPEAKS AT MANGA Major General Smcdley D Butler U S M C retired assailed the Na tional Economy League during an address before World War veterans last night The meeting was under the auspices of the Eighth District American Legion afc the Club Del Rio West Chester pike and Eagle have no patience with the men who wore uniforms and are now op posed to the bonus he said We are told that granting the bonu would be raiding the United State Treasury If that is so what abou the paid governmen clerks recently as a bonus because bhe politicians thought they didnt ge enough salary during the war Many Legionnaires from thls city nnd from posts scattered through out tho county were present at thi meetingthis county being part o the Eighth District A sum of approximately an be saved by the county this year f recommendations marie by a com mittee of the Delaware County Cham ber of Commerce are followed the bounty Commissioners were told yes terday afternoon The commissioners were given a 17page summary of the report by J H Ward Hlnkson chairman of the committee whose research men have recently made astudy of county of fices including inspection of records and have held conferences of ficials and employes A hope of reduced county taxes for this year was held out in the state ment by County Commissioner C Ed win Hunter when he said to Mr Hinkson We are both in accord for a reduction of the tax rate and we hope that both county and poor tax rates for 1933 will be lowered The commissioners told the committee that they had been going over the proposed 1933 budget for more than two months and were nearly readv to decide upon it When the committee referred to cuts in salaries of county employes Mr Hunter reminded them that there had been a 10 percent cut last year This year the commissioners have taken the lead of elected officers whose salaries are set by law and we will take a 10 per cent cut Thres other department heads have agreed to go along and we are waiting for the decision of the others Charles H Drcwes president of the Board of Commissioners thanked the committee for its report adding You gentlemen must remember that everything that is done here is tied up with some kind of law directing how it must be done Referring to the recommendation that wider use of prisoners be made in county work Mr Hunter who is also member of the Prison Board said Our experience here was very xinauccessful because when county men arc working about the court house it is very easy for their friends to approach them We had severalexperiences with men smug gling forbidden things received from outsidefriends before we abandoned thepractice1 Commissioner James F Desmond declared lob of criticism citizens about theuse ofpris oners especially from labor The chief recommendations ofthe Continued on Last SPEAKER SECURED BY DENTISTS CLUB Dr Geprge HCross an authority on plaattc surgery will address the February meeting bf the You and Me Dental Club composed of den tists throughout thecounty tobe held Saturday evening in the Y W C A building Seventh and Sproul streets The topjc of his address will Plastic Repair of Defects of the Face and and will be further emphasized by a special arrangement of slides prepared especially for the lecture The meeting will be a dinner session and will convent at 630 p m Dr Cross is a wellknown member of the staff of the Chester Hospital 15 BOUNDS LEGAL SPRINGFIELD111 Feb a vote of 36 ayes to 3 naysthe Senate today passed Senator Gahams bill legalizing 15 rounds of boxing in the State Ifc now goes to the House np i opics or 1 imes Members of the ForemanManager of the Houston property The mishap Club of Chester will hold a dinner1 is attributed to the heavy vehicle on Fourth street and had crossed Reaney street when the collision oc1 currcd bridge over the Ridley river and broke j several sections of a heavy iron and PRICE OF GASOLINE wood fence which skirts the front u churia the speaker said He ac cused the Japanese of having nego tiated treaties in JC15 regarding Manchuria under duress and threat of war It was said that these trea ties referred to the use of the land in Manchuria by the Koreans and affected their relations with the land lords Mr Chu claimed the reason Continued on Last Page meeting at 7 oclock this the auditorium of the Y M building Seventh street and Edgmont avenue An interesting program has been planned by the committee SMALLPOX IN BOMBAY BOMBAY Feb f UP European were among smallpox vic tms who died today as an epidemic spread Ninetythree casss were fatal out of 191 reported since Sunday I skidding and getting beyond control C A i of the driver WANTED IN DELAWARE i Lawrence Cole 16yearold Negro j who gave police an address on Union street was arrested here on a Dela ware warrant yesterday as an escaped inmate from the Ferris Industrial School at Marshallton Del The youth is being detained for Delaware officials DROPS ANOTHER CENT boundaries and in some instance their course has been changed Another dispute has arisen in Se where part of the house of F Tepee Jr Is In Upper and the other part In Spring field township Mr Tepee pays taxes in Upper Darby CHIMNEY WAS AFIRE A gas price war started two weeks A chimney fire in a dwelling at 2207 West Second street last evening was resulted in a drop of one cent per gal Ion by the Atlantic Refining Com pany yesterday and today it was an nounced that the Sun Oil Company the Standard Oil Company of Penn sylvania and other leading oil com panies have met fJiis reduction in gasoline prices in this State and Dela ware Gasoline is in price nov than it has been lor several years of the Pelton Fire Company No 3 of the city department responding to a local alarm TJ S TREASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON Feb Treasury balance as of Feb 7 39706134 expenditures customs recefpte ANNUMON PENNA BANKERS Speeches by Prom men Members to Feature Meeting Next Monday The Pennsylvania Bankers Asso ciation Group hold its 38th an nual meeting and dinner at the Hotel Warwick Seventeenth and Locust next Monday G Fred Berger treasurer of the Norris townPenn Trust Company Norris town chairman will make the open ing speech at the business meeting which will take place in the ballroom ab 3 aclock noon Other speakers on program will be Hon M Clyde Sheaf fer of Harrisburg Deputy Sec retary of Revenue Tax on Shares of Banks and Trust Companies and Trust Department Charles A Oswald president Oswald Adver tising Agency Inc Philadelphia Fact Finding vs Guesswork in Busi ness Extension and LeRoy A Mershon secretary of Committee on CoOperation with the Bar Pennsylvania Bankers Associa tion whose subject will be Solving Problems During the dinner which will take place at 230 oclock there will be an entertainment program followed by an address by Warwick James Price wellknown journalist and speaker Washington Looks afc the World Bankers of Berks Bucks Chester Delaware Montgomery and Schuykl kill counties as well as many Phila delphia bankers and officials of the Federal Reserve Bank will be present at the meeting and dinner Officers of the Pennsylvania Bank ers Association who will attend will include besides Mr Berger of Nor ristown Joseph E Ferguson vice president and cashier Union Na tional Bank MahanoyCity W Fred They are thinking about repealing the State dry laws When they do the news will be broadcast on a Statewide hiccup Fat Jerry the prosperous barber has resolved to eat strawberry short cake without the strawberries in the future A professor points out that were it possible to land on Mars one would not be able to return Evidently hes not an absentminded professor Three college students drove an ancient relic up a 12foot embankment here Their aim must be to get up in the world The new army infantry drill may be learned in four hours Too bad they didnt introduce this before they started teaching our cops how to march A clothes designer says that women arent just built to wear mens clothes But you cant tell this to scores of married women who insist on wearing the trousers Something surprising happened the other day Huey Long re fused to be interviewed by a re porter Chances are he was in a spot where he couldnt be overheard No matter what some may think about him Henry Ford wasnt long in showing the country how to keep body and chassis together The Weather Continued on Siiteen WASHINGTON Feb Forecast for tonight and Fridayi Eastern Pennsylvania and New JTer hey Fair continued cold tonight j Friday partly cloudy slowly rising temperature t r Western Pennsylvani cloudy continued cold tonight Fri days partly cloudy slowly risingtem perature TODAYS TEMPERATURE 6 a m 7 a m 8 a m 9 a m 10 a m 24 11 am 24 Noon 22 1 p m 23 2 p m ft 24 26 2Sr 32
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