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   Chester Times (Newspaper) - February 10, 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 17513 Dailv Leased Wire Reports of Called Press UP and International News Service CHESTER PA FRIDAY FEBRUARY 10 1933 TWENTY PAGES IOP KILLS WOUNDS 25 ON MUTINEER SHIP Dropped From Dutch Naval Plane Causes Fire and Crews Surrender FREED BY KIDNAPER Stolen Cruiser Enroute to Base in Charge of the Royal Sailors AMSTERDAM Feb I deathscattering bomb of 100 pounds dropped today from a Dutch naval seaplane to the deck of the cruiser i De Zeven Provincien controlled by a j mutinous native Sumatran crew and the mutineers surrendered in the face of a vastly superior naval force The bomb exploded killing 13 men and wounding 25 Three of the dead were European enlisted men The bomb started a fire aboard the ship j All the wounded men were natives le M United Press All officers taken sea Sunday were well The cruiser is en route to the naval base at Tandjogpriok Batavia with a loyal crew in charge The Dutch warships met the mutiny ship spread out in battle formation nnd the commander radioed demand ing unconditional surrender He said he would attack unless the mutineers hoisted the colors and spread a white flag on the deck The reply from De Zeven Provincien was a curt refusal concluding Dont trouble us The commander under orders from home to deal firmly with the muti neers for the sake of naval morale in the East Indies ordered a seaplane to drop bombs One struck the deck and started a small fire The muti neers who apparently had thought the navy was bluffing immediately surrendered The serious view the government takes of the mutiny and other unrest in Dutch colonies was believed re sponsible for a decision of Premier RuysDe Beerenbrouck not to resign although the government was de ARRESTS MADE INIDELAWARE MANi NEW LINDBERGH I Letters Asked 850000 In volved Safety of Fliers Second Child HELD FOR ATTACK ON YOUNG WOMAN Resident of Third Ward Reiterates Charges at Formal HearingToday EIGHTY MILLIONS WILL DO US THANKS Says He Unmercifully Beat Her When She Entered Her Home Two Men Trapped by Bank Ruse After Two Months Investigation j Va Feb Arraigned on charges of aggravated j The stringent Federal ariUkidnaping 1 assault and battery with mlenl to kill law passed at the height of the search j larceny and breaking and entering for tho kidnaped and murdered and larceny Alexander Kluczynski Charles A Lindbergh Jr was ex132 of 101 Poplar stret Wilmington j pccted to be used today against two Del was held in S1000 bail for Court small town young men and a bej formal hearing before Magistrate Police court this morning her for twentvrour hours F n R kle inc iversity of hvildered woman accused of a clumsy n S50000 Colonel Lindbergh by threaten nig several hours after Mrs Sophie che same tragic end for his second Pietrzyk 512 East Fourth street this city was found unconscious in her m baby that overtook his first lamcd thcir lice questioning Conlinucd on Page Eighteen RECKLESS DRIVER HAS FINE IMPOSED The kidnapcrsr woman i to pass bv a Los Ansrclcs home j m a Roanoke suburb and r a i chcck 517000 hidden init Mr when the chase rot Inn i here his attempt to wa a und long po i in thechter ipal ntU Bryant said he i yesterday Wuhout showing any effects of the nllcged beating she alleges she received at the hands of the man she accuses Mrs Pietrzyk appeared in police court this morning and testi brought about thc arrests the check CORONERS JU FREES BUS DRIVER Exonerates Him of Blame Jit rt vvtiu Ol tor ratal Accident spaPers tne size of wiis wrapped m i nrrmrTl rtranro 4tnj Praised by Official The check was placed in the stump by Detective Robert C Johnson after Icngthly negotiations with extortion ists that reduced their demands from to 317000 Banks in Roanokc and neighbor ing towns were notified when the check was left in thc stump Bryant xcd unsuspectingly into thc trap the he received a wad of Ravinp trouble raising a little ready cajh Just get Al Smith on the job and your cllfficuUles will ho ovor s Neiv tormor Governor left in Washington with Senator Robert vainer presen nthe FmSN fied that he punched me like he was fighting Jack Dcmpsey and continued to thump me until he knocked me out YOUTH ADMITS STARTING FIR Mrs Pietrzyk admitted under 4cfc Is Attrihlltpr to MAtitnl osscxaminatinn hv nlU lUULeCl LO iUeiliai Ailment ResultingFrom brown paper nnd tied into a money sack Detectives followed him to Harvey and his wife waiting a block crossexamination by Attorney John EMcDonough counsel for Kluczyn ski that she had been corresponding with the Wilmington man a former boarder at her home She said she met him at a dance seven years ago and since then had been in his com pany on several occasions On the night I was attacked I had been visiting friends across the street and returned home about 930 p m The unusual spectacle of a coroner voe a i As I walked acioss the street I saw publicly commending a defendant buf Ion POliCe the SbadOW of m Illness Regis McElligott 15 of Ridley Park was released in the sum of bail yesterday afternoon followed a hear ing before Magistrate William T Ward after he had pleaded guilty to causing three fires in the home of following his exoneration by a cor ha been m trouble employe He was da Thayer oners jury of blame in a motor ofc by neighbors to be an asked for sample of a ULJUUU UA n JLJOJI nj jjiy MJ nl On j J ask my nextdoor neighbors to Baikcr strccts Wednesday eve get a gun or a piece of pipe before Continued on Page Eig of Deputy Coroner Horace B Grif fith at Norwood Bressler was killed conmander of the New Jersey State In an appeal from a magistrates J motor bus at Chester pike and Saville hearing taken before Judge MacDade avinue in Ridley Township at Media yesterday Edgar Martin of odf last Sunday morning when the Sxipolic2 aridchiefinvestigator of the cab he was driving collided with Continued on Page Eighteen by his cool hsadsdness and good judgement passengers in his bus injuries Upper Providence township was or revealed by testimony not only was derad fco pay a fine of and costs i ni no way responsible for che acci on ths charge of reckless driving Martin and his counsel Karl John son declared that Martins arrest by Constable John L Kerns of Upper Darby was unfair Attorney John son characterized the constables ar rest of Martin and other motorists as a fining mill and said the present appeal had been taken with the back ing of a munber of Upper Darby business men The court said if Mar tin or other motorists were dissatis fied with the activities of any con stable their recourse should be in other action Martin wasarrested for passing a traffic light at Long lane and Mar shall road Upper Darby Assistant District Attorney Louis A Bloom represented the common vealth in the hearing FIFTEEN FOUND NECESSARY Fifteen stitches were required to All the fires occurred within an hours time The firemen were first called out about 7 oclock when a rub bish fire was discovered in the base ment of the home They had been away from thc scene only a short time when they were again called to j the McElligott home following dis Mrs Alice A Wunderliclv 248 j covery of a fire on the second floor Greene avenue Lansdowne and Mrs j fHcmen Ver9 the house May Sullivan 813 Broad street Col1 f TWO WAR MOTHERS GOING TO ungdale have accepted invitations exI ing shirt under a bed and thc curtains tended by the War Department to make a tour of European war ceme teries and visit the graves of then sons Mrs WundcrliclTs son Randall S T the sides of a wound Houghton was a Second Lieutenant tne forehead and face of Daniel pike The roadway Sunday was ti coated with ice and the driver of the taxicab it was indicated by the evi According to testimony which was prcghan 27 of 65 street i vi si J i wiuuil cih of tii introduced before Coroner Dr J Evans Scheehle Brassier was proceed ing east on Chaster Pike when at Saville avenue a trolley car operated by William J Dewees of Chester stopped before coming out onto the at the Chester this morning The wound extended from the top of Creghans forehead down over the bridge of the nose Creghan refused to remain in the hospital although urged to do so by ln Company A 112th Infantry and Mrs Sullivans son was a at the kitchen windows were found in flames which caused ths firemen to suspect thc fires to be incendiary origin When they were called the third time the firemen were convinced their suspicions were well founded and began an investigation A if port was forwarded to thc Pennsylvania State Police Bureau of Pires as well as the Ridley Park po lice by M Chester Campbell chief of the Ridley Park Fire Company Suspicion pointed to young McEl Ugott who is believed to be mentally deranged as the result of a recent hini the wound was dangerous and hewu1 De Paid and the trip will be made j Ulncss and his arrest and confession Prank 9th sergeant in Company Thc two mothers are among several hundred Gold Star mothers and wives who will be taken to Europe this summer under the wing of regu lar army officers assigned fco special the hospital authorities w ho informed as their escorts Their expenses might suffer dire results from imaDoard an American liner proper treatment The tour of the cemeteries is an an Thc injured man vtas taken to the nual event and provides the only op Continued on Page Sixteen hospital ajt 5 a m by his brotheri portunity many of the mothers and GAS PRICE CHANGE NOT EFFECTIVE HERE Announcement of a onecent re duction in the price of gasoline that aup2ared in yesterdays edition of the Times does not affect the price of firstgrade gasolines in the metro politan Philadelphia area it was stated today This section of Dela ware county is included in the met ropolitan area Gasoline has always been one or two cents more per gallon in the out lying districts than in the Chester section and this recent reduction orilv affects the dealers who have been selling at the higher rate A half cent reduction was made yesterday however in the standing price of thirdgrade gasolines By United Press AGUA CAEIENTE Jean C h a r m i n Lady Kittys G e m P h usy Breakaway BUSINESS MAN SELECTED Charles J Ward president of thc West End Business Mens Associa will address thc meeting of the School ParentTeachers As in the school street west of inlawWilliam R McCabe of 207 wives ever have to visit the graves of WestSeventh street Both men were their sons and husbands SAFETY OF MISSING BOY building on Sixth Highland avenue next Monday eve ning Mrs William Blalock will pre side TRIAL DATE SLATED DOYLESTOWN Pa Peb trial of Charles Arnwine 25yearold Newtown foundry worker accused of slaying his youthful sweet heart today was slated to open Thursday morning February 23 in Bucks County Criminal Court COUNTfOFFICIAL DECL WHONOR Refuses to Permit Friends to Tender Him Compli mentary Dinner Believingthat it would be inoppor tune at the present time to accept a testimonial banquet which a number W1 i m friends in the county were I army units stationed in and reluctant to give any information concerning how Creghan sustained the injury Boeides the severe lacerations of the nose and forehead Creghan has a possible fracture of the nose HAYMAKERS THE HOSTS Haymakers from hayfields in Wil mington and Philadelphia were the guests of Lamokin Haymakers No SCHi last evening at the Red Mens Home 2112 West Third street Re freshments and entertainment fol lowed the period known as the get together hour during which time the visitors and local members cre ated new friendships and renewed old ones followed A brother of the boy Gerard who was in the house with him at the time the fire broke out said he had not seen Regis start the fires PUBLICITY DIRECTOR PRAISES YEAR BOOK Six Hundred Guests to At tend Reception in the P M C Armory Tonight Some six hundred invited guests inluding officers of the Pennsylva nia National Guard and of regular near IllIP1 i VVCJC IJ VU W J 11U ili lt 1U lltZfiL v SmP to him at the BrookPhiladelphia and many prominent foaamohne Square Club on the evening of citizens will be in attendance at 8 30 30 Malachi S Pancoast oclock this evening Police of this county Delaware and Maryland today were looking for a Folcroft boy who left home yester day leaving a note stating that he was going South It is feared that he may be suffering from exposure The boy sought is Robert E Creston 11 of 320 Charmont street Folcroft He is described as being about 4 feet in height has chestnut hair blue eyes and a scar on his forehead Whenhe left home he xvore a leather overcoat with a sheepskin collar over a blue suit CUT VETOED IN DRY LAW CASH Senate Group Reports Fa vorably Full Amount for WASHINGTON Feb for prohibition en forcement next year the Senate ap propriations committee today favor ably reported the 5103000000 state Philadelphia Feb 7 33 Mr Charles R Long Editor The Chester Times Chester Pa Dear Mr Long Within the past few days there has come to hand the Chester Times Year Book and Almanac of Dela ware County for the year 1933 I feel thnfc I should be neglectful if I did not say that this marvelous compendium of facts and knowledge relative to Delaware county and thp State of Pennsylvania should be in the hands of everyone who in any way is concerned with the data this welledited book contains Here one may find at a glance whos who in your city and county and each officials capacity In ad dition the book fairly bristles with valuable information wellassembled and easy to glean I have had opportunity to scan the pages of this publication and realize that I have a ready reference to the facts I wish to know I can recommend it to all who seek similar information Very truly yours J B McKEOWN Publicity Director Warner Brothers Theatres Inc Stanley Company of America Inc ceau Tom Proctor Jack Very French Weather clear track fast AT FAIR GROUNDS Stinson Macaw Prince Chenc Hero Tea Green Weather cloudy track fast AT HAVANA Crest Pantaron It Belle Curt GradisetSam Slick Mueller Plum Damccles Preciotis Ann GabricIIs Weather cloudy track heavy i contribute to that these who the affair donate the president and Military College and Mrs j Mr Pancoast caid he appreciated the ments supply bill The committee reversed a subcorn GROUP MAKES MODELS slashed Guard March 23 afte47 spirit in which it was contemplated years of distinguished service I Mr Pancoast issued a signed state provost of thUniversity of P mem this morning in which he said vania Charles E Beury fund The slash had been voted on the de Continued on Page Eighteen Continued on Page Eigrhteen of wets whb ten ner cent biton enfr as J Forty boys members of the wood working groups of thc Y M C A on a number of new pro jccts at thcir meetings which takc place U1cc each week The FAIR AND SLIGHTLY WARMER WEATHER Pair and not so cold is the predica tion todny in eastern Pennsylvania New Jersey Delaware and Maryland There will be increasing cloudiness and warmer weather tomorrow fol lowed by snow or rain Tho highest temperature here yes terday was 25 degrees at 245 p m and the1lowest was 16 at 805 a m The average of 20 was thirteen do gvcos below both normal for the date and the average February 9 Irvst year Maximum temperature for the date is 63 established in 1025 and minimum 1 below zero in 18D9 Sunrise today was at 7 a m and sunset will be at 531 p m eastern standard time PA LEGISLATURE SEEN INACTIVE Only Two Bills Finally Passed in 6 Weeks at Tremendous Cost HARRTSBITRG Pa Feb Copyright 1933 by United Since convening six weeks ago the General Assembly of Pennsylvania has approved two bills and sent them to Governor Gifford Pinchot for sig nature at an estimated cost of 07208 for each bill One of the measures approved by the Senate and the House of Repre sentatives ab such tremendous cost provides thai expenses incurred in the trial of convicts escaped from a state prison shall be borne by county originally committing the prisoner to the institution Tho second bill places the cost of all road da mages on the common wealth changing the existing law which provides the counties pay the cost But while only two measures hayr reached the Governors desk the Hcuse of Representatives has passed ten bills and messaged them to the Senate at a total cost of about 61751 or for each bill In the Senate however 35 bills have received final approval at an approximate cost of or per bill somewhat less ex pensive to the taxpayers than the cost of bills approved by the House of Representatives The total cost of the first six weeks of the session based on the Continued on Page Sixteen BOYSIlUBMAKES APPEALFORSHOES No Change in Millage Is Made by Glenoiden and Folcroft Officials posed on other government functions The bill carried for the one of the largest to take part in the shop activities since the tice Gen Coxey Has Plan to All th years The 536600000 for for the ii r the youths are making and one of the feature i projects of one group is a large speed j boat model in which a spring motor capable of driving the boat for scv minutes is beinsr installed I Needy People Attrib uted to Cold Snap The shoe distribution plan of the Chester Boys Club in aid of the needy men women and children of Chester continued during the month of January in full force although a time the repairs suffered a letdown because of the lack of shoes on hand In all 583 pairs of shoes were re paired and distributed during th month Of these 186 pairs went to the various public schools 281 paira went to the Chester Belief and Family welfare 15 pairs went to the Child Health center 19 pairs to the Chester Day Nursery 16 pairs to club mem bers 4 pairs to the Red Cross2 pairs to the State Clinic 42 pairs to to Tolcroft council at a meeting last IglH flxod tho tax ratp for the coming yenr at 14 mills the same as last year hur voted by ordinance to abolish the occupation tax Tho budget ordinance for 1P33 provlrtmp for appropriations totaling also adopted There wns a sharp1 exchange of bcfweon tic ting president An thony Cranston and Alexander Baker n contractor over the alleged failure of a Glenoldon contractor to give preference to unemployed men of the borough in tho construction of sewers In Folcroft work on which is now underway Burgess Dove acled in Ihc role of peacemaker and prevented what for a time threatened to wind up in a passage nt arms The contractor was quoted by members of the sewer committee as having offered to em ploy local men but only two of them applied it was stated One after applying failed to return to go to work and the other is now employed on the job Provision was made to replace cer tain street signs which had been broken and to crecfc signs on cor ners where the necessary guide posts had boon omitted Attention was given to completing thc equipment of tho borough police who are now armed with service pis tols of nn approved type Glenoldon council at a meeting last night passed an ordinance fixing thc tax rate at 16 mills thc same as last year An appropriation ordinance was also passed fixing thc budget at a 7educlion of from last years appropriation Lcnnard Warner of Elmwood ave nue was sworn in by Burgess H V Strickland as a member of council to fill thc vacancy caused by the death of Howard Pulton In response to a query from the borough oC Sharon Hill as to which side of Chester pike Glenoiden dc rired to be numbered with even num bnrs Sharon Hill expressed thc pref erence for the west side of Ihe high way where the even numbers are placed at present TJ S TREASURVljALANCE WASHINGTON Feb Treasury balance as of Feb 8 86544430expenditures 81378060706 customs receipts TO QUIT CHINA Negative Reply to Nation League Believed Last Word Over Manchuria GENEVA Feb fronting the Leagueof Nations with an unequivocal defi Japan today re fused to drop its demand for inter national recognition of Manchuria In a note drafted by Yosuke Mat suoka chief Japanese delegate and regarded as Japans final word on the subject the Tokio government not only held to this demand but flatly refused to accept the seventh recom mendation of the Lytton report which provided for a return to Chinese sovereignty in Manchuria Matsuokas note sent in reply to the demand of the leagues SinoJapanese of TTT j HITRUN VICTIM Overcome U S Depression FOUND JN ROADWAY AT HIALEAH PARK King Saxon Scotty Don Nawab Cherry Tart Easiest Way By JACOB S COXEY Commander of Ccxeys Army MASSILLON oTVeb Mlinff is Twelve million Americans are un money into the hands of the i William Higgins of Concordvilie visions in the nation launch an exi VSS hit run driver1 tensive program of public improve ments to put men to work The important thing is to put partment who has been directing the shop work is being assisted by a former member of the association James P the arts employed and the existence of 43000 000 of their dependents is threatened or seriously affected This is the who buy They will spend it consum ing the present surplus of goods and creating a demand for commodities while r Pike be Lween Markham and Concprdville He was found lying in the highway by a bus driver who placed him in the bus and took him to the Delaware TREATY REPORTED which would reTult teT the wheels ol uon today i induscrv turning Electri raff rlr vAy Tr 4For have been searching thai our national Hecla Pot Au Pluck Gulfelano 5 6 Weather cloudy track fast I leaders are seriously attempting to solve thc problem I have found only a few scattered theories that arc as cvsvo as they zra uncoynd My first recommendation is that all municipalities and other subdi j induscry turning once more Under my plan labor would be done by hand and each man would be paid a fixed wage ofSI an hour five days a week six hours a day At this wage schedule 12000000 men would receive a total of for a 27foot channel be tween the Great Lakes and the At lantic Ocean together with hydro electric power development on a grand scale he was suffering from a broken leg and a fractured rib Continued on Page Eighteen recalled MINE RESUMES OPERATION SCRANTON Pa Feb The Hudson Coal Companys Dickson mine here today resumed operations after being idle for more than 10 months More than 600 men were Senatre Foreign Relations Committee The vote in favor of ratification was 5 to 2 PATIENT HANGS SELF PITTSBURGH Feb Robert Harkness 30 of Versailles to day hsnged himself in the shower bath m St Francis Hospital where he was a patient miscellaneoas pairs statement sot forth that the seventh Lytton recommendation could not be With the recent cold snap the de Continued on PageEighteen considered apart from the whole re Continued on Page Eighteen Health Dividend Declared by the Franklin Grille Grille under many absences due to sickness and nourished children paid off dividends at the end of the first month of ac tivities The dividends were not in dollars and cents but in pounds not the English currency but in honest togoodness gains in weight The project was started around the first of thcyear after extensive re search on the part of the Franklin and Patterson ParentTeachers As sociation the Franklin Fire Company and the members of the faculty of rhc two schools They found conditions among families of many pupils dis heartening Thc results of these con ditions showed inthe application of the children to their Jesspns In the Continued on Page Eighteen in the general health conditions Through the cooperation of the teachers the firemen and the par ents thc Franklin Grille opened for business in the basement of the Frank lin Fire House Concord avenue and Mary street The price of admission was a rundown condition due to un dernourishment and those eligible to attend were pnpils enrolled in the two schools Thefiremen remodeled the fire house basement into an uptodate restaurant complete with dining room and kitchen The dining room PRICE TWO CENTS PIKE BOROUGHS PROTEST CHANGE SCHOOL CODE See Redistricting Plan of State Imposing Heavier Tax Burden Glenoiden and Norwood Pass Resolution at En thusiastic Declaring that residents of Glen olden and Norwood had selected these boroughs as a place of residence be cause they atforded a proper social background for them and their fam ilies Jiuuus M Chestnutfc treasurer of the Glenoiden board of education was greeted with vigorous applause at a meeting of the GlenNor Par entsTeachers Association last night wnen he denounced the provisions of the proposed Edmunds Act now pending before the state legislature The act which is passed will make revolutionary changes in the school code will vitally affect the Glen oldenNorwood school districts Mr Chestnutt declared It will consoli date the school districts of Glen olden Norwood Folcroft and Darby township the latter embracing the settlements oC McKmley Park Horn town and Calcon Hook Following a length meeting of the association held in the auditorium of GlenNor High School and at tended by an audience which crowded the mam auditorium and partly filled the gallery the assemblage unani mously passed a resolution vigorously protesting any redistricting for con solidating of schools at this time and favoring the increase of state subsi dies to public schools by levying other forms of revenue than on real estate The resolution offered by Joseph Calhoun president of GleaNor Alumni Association declared that local property owners are already too heavily burdened with taxation and furthermore that economic con dJtiona nre preventing the collection of the normal amount of taxes The rcdistvicting for the purpose of consolidating schools would add greatly to the tax burden and still further lessen the porportionate amount of taxes collectible Copies of the resolution will be sent to Senator John J McClure and to Representatives Ellwood J Turner Grover C Talbot Edward Nothnagle and Thomas Weidemann Each per son present was urged to send a per sonal protest to each of the members of the Legislature A mass meeting ofthe various Par entTeachers Associations along the Chester Pike vaa announced for Continued on Page Sixteen MOYA PUMPER AGAIN IN SERVICE Repairs to the pumping apparatus of the Moynmensing Hook and Ladder Company which has been out of service for several weeks due to a broken piston in the motor have been completed and the truck has been returned to service from the city garage While at the garage an improvised hose reel which was mounted on top of the apparatus several years ago to accomodate one and onenaif inch hose wns removed and the change has greatly improved the appearance of the machine It will also make the vehiclf less topheavy HOLIDAY FOR EXCHANGES CHICAGO Feb American grain exchanges will be closed Monday February 13 celebrat ing birthday The Chicago Stock and Mercantile Exchanges also will be closed but the livestock and fruit and vegetable markets will re main open Topics of Tij A dispatch from Harrisburg in forms us that there are thousands who havent yet got their motorist license Hospital records show that they arent missed A motorisb was arrested for doing fifty miles an hour on West Ninth street A severe sentence would be to compel him to make the same speed on West Second street A chap named White treated at a local hospital told police he was at tacked by Bill Green Needless to say he was black and blue Court statistics show there was less wife beating in 1931 Its so hard to get wife and hubby at home at the same time these days Phil Stokes says the time is when we will not use coal lor heat ing This may be new Phil but most apartment janitors learned this years ago One airplane factory intends to sell its product on the instalment Dlan What are they tryingto do Make highfliers out of instalment collectors It might nofc work in bridge but clearing the throat is still a good signoff bid on a three party line pipes the Barb of Village Green A student was arrested here for driving while intoxicated He just 2 stewedent The WASHINGTON Feb 10 Forecast for tonight and Saturday Eastern cloudiness probably followed bysno Saturday and in south portion to night rising temperature Western cloudiness not so cold tonight urday snow rising temperature New followed by snow or rain beginning late tonight or Saturday rising temperature Todays Temperatures 6 a m 7 a m 8 a m 9 a m 10 a m 2211 a ml 22Noon 24 1 p m 26 2 p m 23 28 2B 28   

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