Chester Times, February 11, 1933

Chester Times

February 11, 1933

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Chester Times (Newspaper) - February 11, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR SIX MONTHS ENDING SEPTEMBER 2O1O8 FINAL EDITION With All Latest and Best News of the Day 57TH 17514 Dally Leased Wire Reports of United Press UP and International News Service INS CHESTER PA SATURDAY FEBRUARY 1L 1933 TWENTY PAGES PRICE TWO CENTS 175 KILLED IN EXPLOSION OF SAARGAS TANK Industrial Section of Nuen kirchen Germany Re ported in Ruins Police Believe 2000 Are In jured Cause of Blast Not Determined ENVOY OF REVOLT BERLIN Peb motion that the government appropriate 10 000000 marks for relief of the vic tims of the Neunkirchen explosion was submitted by socialists today to the Reichstags v permanent committee meet Tuesday NEUNKIRCHEN Germany Feb 11 industrial section of Neunkirchen was in ruins today after the explosion of a gas tank that crushed buildings like cardboard obliterated an iron works and a benzol plant hurled bodies and debris through the air for hundreds of feet arid was felt 150 miles away Police firemen soldiers and volun teer rescue workers had recovered fortyseven bodies from the ruins early today Police estimated that the death roll would reach at least 175 with 2000 injured Two hundred eighty survivors were taken to hos pitals in serious condition Seven persons were killed by the shower of stones pieces of steel wood glass and miscellaneous parts of buildings hurled over the town The top of the gas tank was found half a mile away on a railroad track The top was about 150 feet in diameter The blast left remaining only the chassis of a street car which was passing the iron works and benzol plant when the explosion happened The tank was only two years old and supplied the entire district with gas An adjacent settlement of workers houseswas flattened trapping women and children in the ruins of their horhes OF CUBAN PRESIDENT HFAVY SNftWFATT CHESTER MAN GUEST 1 OnU f T T i nTro i XT ON HEELS OF COLD WAVE FROM WEST Footthick Blanket of i White Covers Ground in This Part of Country Fall Heaviest of Year During Early Hours Coming on the heels of two days of extreme cold a good oldfashioned snowstorm blew into this area shortly Raymond Hendrickson of 2100 Providence avenue this city sales manager for a Philadelphia whole sale drug concern has returned home from Havana Cuba where he repre sented the Pharmaceutical Manufac turers of America at a convention held in the Cuban city He was accompanied on the trip which was made on the Cuhard liner Franconia leaving New York on Feb ruary 2 by D C Keller of Cincin nati Ohio who represented the Amer ican Druggists Association While on the island they were rc jceived by President Dr Gerardo Machada at the palace The Amer ican visitors were photographed out side thet palace with the President of the Republic Senor Rafael Martinez Ibor Dr Ferrera E Guerra former Cuban Ambassador to America and after 11 oclock last night and by j present Cuban secretary of state and the time ic ceased at dawn today a j Senor Rodriguez Arango fleecy foot thick covered the countryside The fall was the heaviest this year f and once it got underway it was easily seen that car lines would soon be blocked unless snow pressed into operation Before reaching the home port Mr Hendrickson received a wireless mes sage from Philadelphia calling him home at once and he made the return trip by airplane The first flight was plows were from Havana to Miami Fla from Mario Menocal Jr son of the former President of Cuba vivho accordirigr to reports has landed in Cuba having flown by plane from Florida where his father is in exile It is believed in government circles that young Menocals presence is for the purpose of preparing the way for a new revolt against President Gerardo Machado The elder Menocal led the illfated 1931 uprising which ended with his capture arid exile NEED FOR DRASTIC ECONOMIESSHOWN Lloyd Survey of ord Township Einances Has Been Completed A slash of S51000 a year touching every branch of the Haverfordtown Emergency hospitals and first aid ship government was recommended ntinnc spf un tn fnbp rarp nf stations were set up to take care of survivors after the regular hospitals were filled to capacity Medical sup plies were commandeered and urgent were sent to nearby cities for doctors and nurses A second explosion followed the first blast Many residents of the district fled for several miles into the coun try Police ordered evacuation of the entire industrial part of the town but Continued on Page Seven DR WILMER KRUSEN WILL BE SPEAKER yesterday by Ford Bacon Davis following a study and survey at the request ofHoratio Gates Lloyd town ship treasurer and tax collector An exhaustive survey of the town ships fiscal affairs revealed that numerous jobs could be dispensed with and several salary cuts made These recommendations were made and are necessary to pull the red The survey showed that On all lines of the Southern Penn sylvania Traction Company ploughs were operated all night with the result that little delay was experienced this morning on any of the routes i The prediction of snow and slightly warmer was held out by the weather man for today with partly cloudy skies and lower temperature promised for tomorrow Early this morning employes in the Department of Highways were called put to cut paths at the intersections in the central business section De spite a lack of adequate snowfight ing apparatus and a curtailed per sonnel the men made rapid progress trucks being pressed into service to carry the away to the river front where ic was dumpsd While no accidents were reported as the result of the storm scores of machines were abandoned by their drivers and left to the elements rather than risk leaving the road and taking a chance on crashing and being in jured Hundreds were late arriving at their places of employment as they trudged their way through the snow and last night after the snow began o fall where the trip was continued the next day to the Camden airport the trip being completed in 12 hours of actual flying On the trip from New York to Cuba a stop was made at Nassau Bahamas Continued on Page Seven DEATH CLAIMS A KERSHAW William Kershaw known to many residents for his ye ass of service as a letter carrier in the central and SNOW WARMER FORECAST FOR AREA Snow and warmer weather are predicted today in Eastern Pennsyl vania New Jersey Delaware and Maryland It will be partly cloudy and colder tomorrow The highest temperature here yes terday 26 degrees at p m and the lowest was 16 at 1 a m The average of 21 was twelve degrees be low normal for the date and nineteen degrees below the average February 10 last year Maximum Temperature for the date is 65 established in 1925 and minimum 6 below zero in 1899 Sunrise today was at a m and sunset will be at p m Eastern Standard Time UNUSUAL CONDITION Residents in the eastern section of the city believe they are able to boast of having the coldest street corner in Chester the southeast corner of Ninth street and Morton avenue and no one in that locality will have faith in any thermometer until they have compared it with the one outside the drug store on the corner Observers have invariably noted that this ther mometer is alwaysat least ten de grees below the recorded tempera tures of any nearby gauges Ic is be lieved the condition is caused by the exposure of the locality to northeast winds DEEPER RIVER CHANNEL URGED Anchorage Area at Marcus Hook Not Sufficient Is the Contention Necessity of adding to the anchor age area in the Delaware river opposite Marcus Hook was shown yesterday at a public hearing before ColonelBad I Brown of the U S Engineer Corps in the Bourse Build ing Philadelphia The hearing was on a resolution passed by the Rivers and Harbors Committee of the National House of Representatives calling on the army engineers for information as to need of increased anchorage space in Mar cus Hook William D Mason manger of the Sun Oil Companys manufacturing interests in the borough presented a careful study of conditions in the Delaware showing urgent need of ex panding the channel and anchorage adjacent to Marcus Hook to a width of at least 1000 to 1200 feet Mr Mason said Already second Parts of the city died of a Mr Mason saitt Already second lownsnip out of lhearfc 326 Easfc only to New York among ports on i EiShfch street last night Mr Ker the o township like many other communi shaw who had been retired from the nnsfnl Kprvirf1 fnr fivp vpars Vinri hppn ties has been living beyond its means service for five years had been Dr Wiimer Krusen president of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy who is also president of the Philadel phia Rotary Club has been secured to address members of the local Rotary Club at their weekly luncheon meeting to be held in the Chester Club 511 Welsh streetat noon next Tuesday The meeting will be in charge of Dr Aelyas Kassab Dr Krussen will also make address before officials of the local child health centers on Monday running up a deficit every year for suffering from heart trouble for sev the past five years and dipping into eral years Heavas in his seventieth funds intended for interest payments and debc retirement to meet current TO REPRESENT STRIKERS DETROIT Feb ence Darrow noted attorney and criminologist today accepted an in vitation to help arbitrate the strikes which have paralyzed strategic cen ters of the automotive industry Darrow telegraphed from Chicago that he was willing to represent the strikers in negotiations to end the Briggs strike Manufacturing Company DOG ATTACKS OWNER Richard Fitzgerald 21 of 432 Mar lin ctreet Folsom had his right ear bitten by a dog with which he was playing in his home yesterday after noon He was taken to the Taylor Hospital Ridley Park where stitches were required to close wound made by the dogs teeth AGAINST COMMUNISTS two the BUCHAREST Feb Communist organizations in Buch arest were ordered dissolved today by order of the military commander under the prevailing decree of martial law Communist demonstrations or meetings were banned NURSE IS PATIENT expenses The fiveyear deficit amounts to andthe cure in lieu of an increased tax rate according to rhe recommendations lies in a retrench Mr Lloyd who ordered the survey took over the office with the understanding tkat his commissions as treasurer limited by the code to a year would be used for un employment relief He took the town ship job last year at the request of Continued on Last1age STOCK MARKET IN STRONG FIRM TONE NEW Stocks YORK Feb maintained a firm tone throughout the short session today in dull turnover American Tobacco Company and R J Reynolds reduced prices en cigarettes and other major were expected to follow Thecut per mitted one large rTCccry chain o reduce its retail prico to 10 centfor a 20 cigarefieri year He was an active member of a num ber of local fraternal oiganiisations and throughout his life and devoted much of his leisure time to lodge affairs He was a member of the L H Scott Lodge No 352 F and A M Chester Lodge No 263 Odd Fellows Chester Encampment No 991 O O F and of the N A O of Letter Carriers No 277 A native of the State of Del aware he came to this city in his early youth and was first employed in local mills as a textile worker be fore enterting the government mail service Those who survive are a widow Ella Nora Kershaw and one married daughter both of whom are residents of this city Funeral services will be held next Tuesday afternoon at the funeral home of Harry A Lee Twentyfourth street and Edgmcnt avenue CRACKING OIL SUIT FILED IN PHILA Atlantic coast Philadelphia is shortly to inaugurate a new steamship line to Liverpool and to become a leading port on the routes of the Seatrain Lines Inc He pointed out that the addition of these together with therapidly growing industrial traffic at Marcus Hook will necessitate early relief from the congestion that has already become serious recent years Mr Mason said not only the number of ships but their length and draft have greatly Con kJriucri on tast Prgre E T STOTESBURY IS PENALIZED ON TAXES QUESTION LINDY SUSPECTS Effort Made to Obtain Con fession of 2 Men in Kid nap Attempt ROANOKE Va Feb INS Mrs Elsie Harvey 26yearold mother held with her husband and another youth in connection with the second attempt to extort money from Charles A Lindbergh was at liberty under bond today Her hus band Norman Harvey and Jof Bryant are held in the county jai in default of set In each case All arc charged with using the mails in their extortion plan anc conspiracy I M Staplcton district Fedora agent awaited the arrival of John M Keith of the United States Burcax of Investigation to begin questioning of the suspects and to obtain their signed confessions Thus far the trio has denied anj attempt to extort money from the Lindberghs through threats of kid naping theNew Jersey couples sec ond child Jon The Harveys and Bryant wer taken into custody Thursday whcr Bryant a check for at a Roanoke bank and received blank paper cut to the size Of cur rency Taking the package Bryant met Harvey and both attempted Lo escape when they recognized a police officer Harvey was captured as he attempted to enter an auto in which sat his wife and their child She told authorities she knew noth ing of the plans of her husband and his companion Bryant claims he found the planted check in a stxunp near his home Harveys connection according to his claims is driving Bryant to the bank DUNTYMENARE NAMED AS AIDES IN LIQUOR RING Wire Tapper Testifies to What He Heard in Re gard to Revealed During Trial of 12 Men in Federal Court in Philadelphia MAJ GEN W G PRICE JR A postmasteryformer sheriff coast KUardsmen and state troopers were among the New Jersey allies of the Philadelphia rum ring which also boasted connections with a bigr boy in Delaware county This picture of the syndicates wide spread connections proved the sensa tioa of the testimony offered yester day at the fifth session in Federal District Court in Philadelphia of 12 mqn accused of being members of the ring Twentyfour other defendants have takenguilty picas and 12 arc fugitives from justice Francis V WilLs Department of Justice agent who listened In on the tapped telephone wires of the syn dicates main office in Philadelphia revealed the hookup as he read mes sages which he had intercepted over the wires It was the windup of his direct testimony Immediately afterward Congressman Benjamin M Golder chief of the defense counsel took over Wills lor a severo crossexamination Golder attempted to prove in his crossexamination that Federal agents illegally scoured the informa tion upon which was tanked the affi davits leading to the warrants for raiding the centers of the rings ac tivities The attorney crossed swords with Judge George A Welsh who presided demanding withdrawal of a juror and a mistrial ass the result of state ments by the judge The testimony about ihp New Jer sey troopers and postmaster was se cured when Wills intercepted an in coming telephone call where a voice asked for Frank J Frank Hilton Continued on Page Seven LINCOLNS BIRTHDAY WILL OBSERVED Beginning tomorrow Delaware county will join the nation in a two day celebration in memorys the Abra ham Lincoln Churches patriotic bodies and will conduct exercises in to the martyred President One cf the most widely usedpro in h ptroirum fnrl gasoline industry commonly known EG crack ing is involved in patent suit Oil Todays cigarette price reduction file in the United States Courtin had long been cnticioiicd and to bacco shares thoroughly discounted it Hence when the formal announce ment was made shorts covered and the price of tobacco shares advanced The reductions were forced it was said fay inroads of lowpriced cig arettes which were seriously affecting sale of the popular brands Car loadings rose 11104 cars over the preceding Aveek for the week ended February 4 That also had Philadelphia today by the Jenkins Petroleum Process Company of Chi cago againfet the Sinclair Refining Company of Philadelphia The Jenkins Company petitioned the court for an injunction restrain ing the Sinclair Company from in fringement of three patents in con nection with the process of produc ing gasoline by cracking petroleum oils It also asked for triple damages on alleged past infringements and The personal property holdings of some of the residents of million aires row in the Eighth Ward of Philadelphia which includes Ritten house Square were opened to public gaze yesterday as additional persona property assessment books for 1933 became available for inspection Edward T Stqtesbury head of Drexel Co Philadelphia was re vealed as one of several who will have to pay a 50 per cent penalty for fail ing to make returns lU such a case the assessors put down the figures they believe proper nd then add 50 per cent as a re minder Co the taxpayer of his neglect Thr penalty assessments boosts Stotcsburys estimated personal prop erty holdings in Philadelphia subject to tax to TRAIL DRUG STORE ROBBERS IN SNOW been anticipated but railroad sharci averredthat the Sinclair Company continued strong with several issuer j obtained confidential information in particular fcivcr Canada South concerning the process and used it ern inactive irsuc soared 1512 point7 to perfect similar processes under di COPPER CO CHIEF DIES NEW YORK Feb D Ryan chairman of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company died here today Heart trouble was given as the cause of death He had been ill about 24 hours SENATE APPROVES BRIDGE Miss Louise Torrelli of 601 Atlantic Coast I ferent names WASHINGTON Feb A bill approving construction of a Holdup men who escaped with S100 after robbinga drug store in Drexel Hill early today were trailed by the tracks of their car in the snow for more than half a mile Two armed young men both masked walked in just as John Mann 25 clerk was closing While one threatend Mann the other rifled the cash register They fled Jn an automobile driven by a third man Mann called Upper Darby police and Lieutenant Thomas Brierly who picked up the radio alarm nnd trailed the robbers car to where the tracks i disappeared in heavier traffic P R T EMPLOYE MEETS WITH MISHAP Wesley Billbroiigh 38 of 1758 South Avondale street Philadelphia a fore man employed at the Folsom car barn of the Philadelphia Rapid Company suffered1 a severe lacera tion of the right hand last night when he attempted to break a glass in the door of a car to release the HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY United Press mand ware avenue Norwood pharmacist j Pennsylvania ware in dc at the Taylor Hospital Ridley Park underwent an operation at the insti tution yesterday for the removal of her appendix U S TREASURY BALANCE toll bridge across the Delaware river j handle of the1 emergency lever which BRITISH FLIERS AT CAPETOWN near Bushkill Pa by the Bushkill j opens the door He was taken to the i Bridge Co today bore the approval Taylor Hospital Ridley Park where of the Senate the injury was given treatment WASHINGTON Feb The treasury net balance for Febrr ary 9 was 536524036652 Expendi tures Cuc r Ffb Squadron Leader Oswald Robert Gay id4 JLcutcnanl Gilbert cl Nicholcltr British fliers who Cotctalished a new long distance non stop record last Wednesday in a toms receipts for the month through flight from London to Walvis B3y AT FUR GROUNDS Kills Coogrle All Upset Lul laby 2d Prometheus End El Puma Speckle Hopulikit Sergeant Hill Lass be rnn as piece La Salic Gold Kclso be ran as Broad Axe Ed Reese Duchess of 3rork Weather cloudy track muddy AT HI ALE AH PARK None None Sailor Ebony Lad Liqueur clear sitrack fast AT HAVANA Melender 27Esccption Trappy Brown Mole LT Netie Pebbles Emma Dick Porter James T OH Sub Weather clear track slow February9 were arrived here at p m today HAD A REAL TRIP Chesters Shanty Town Colony Com ba ts Winter schools tribute Major General William G Price Jr commander oC the Pennsylvania Na tional Guard will make an address during exercises conducted by the military order of the Loyal Legion ol the United States at the Art Museum Philadelphia After the exercises there will be a parade to Lincolns monument where a wreath will be placed Lincolns birthday always recalls pleasant memories to Mrs Matilda Stevenson 80 of 133 Penn boulevard Lansdowne who vividly recalls shak ing hands with Lincoln when she was an 8yearold child It was during the Sanitary Pair held In Philadelphia in 1861 Mrs Stevenson attended the lair with other school children all of whom were greeted by the President Mrs Lincoln was there too said Mrs Stevenson She wore a black silk brocade dress President Lincolns smile was something to remember His whole race lighted up and his eyes twinkled Mrs Stevenson lives with her son Harry R Stevenson Because it falls on Sunday this year the celebration will be carried over to Monday whenbanks the stock ex change and many business houses will be Closed VETERANS TO ATTEND SPECIAL SERVICES Spanish American War veterans of Lynch Camp No 94 United Spanish War Veterans will attend the a m services tomorrow at the First Presbyterian Criurch Twentythird street and Edgmont avenue in com memoration of the thirtyfifth anni versary the sinking of the battle ship Maine The service is an finnua observance of the veterans who wll attend in a body AH veterans of the SpanishAmerican War have been extended an invitation to attend MA J GEN PRICE GIVEN RECEPTION IN PMC ARMORY Old Friends and Neighbors Greet RNG Comman der Soon to Retire National Guard head soon to retire after forfysevcn ycnrs service honor iTMCst at reception in P M C armory BILL WOULD AID STATEJMmMSTS Rep Turner Offers Meas ure to Allow Deduction From Income Tax A bill designed to permit Pennsyl rania motorists to deduct gasoline ax payments fromtheir income tax nas boon introduced in the Legislature by Representative Ellwood J Turner prominent member of the House of Representatives from Delaware ounty It amends the gasoline tax law of 1031 which the Internal Reve nue Bureauconstrues as placing the tax on the distributor instead of con sumer who actually pays it Representative Turner who in troduced the bill at the instance of the Keystone Automobile Club said yesterday that passage of the measure will place the motorists of this State on a parity with those of other states in income tax deductions I am very happy to sponsor the amendments which definitely identify the consumer as the actual taxpayer said Mr Turner Pennsylvania mo torists have paid in gasoline taxes more than in the period Junel 193i when the Act became effective and January 1 1933 Be Colorful Review of Battalion Proves Big2 of Evening Colorful scenes attended a recep tion tendered by Colonel Frank K Hyatt president and commandant of Pennsylvania Military College and Mrs Hyatt last evening to Major General William G Price Jr in honor of the latters 47 years of serv ice m the Pennsylvania National Guard General Price retires on March 23 The reception took place in Hyatt Memorial Armory on the college campus In the receiving line were Colonel Hyatt and Mrs Hyatt General Price and Mrs Price and Captain Thomas E Lect adjutant of the college Members of the P M C cadet bat talion resplendent in full dress uni forms with gold braid and brass but tons gleaming were the first to pass along the receiving Jine Then fol lowed officers of the NationalGuard and their wives and regular army fleers and wives stationed in and around Philadelphia Also there scores of frjcnds and neighbors of General Price and Mrs Price who gave a homey touch to the rather for mal occasion It is estimated that close to six hundred persons passed along the receiving line and extended their congratulations to die retiring national Guard commander Following the reception General Price reviewed the P M C cadet bat talion as a member of P M Cs board of trustees Itwas his final review pi the cadet corps while he is active head of the National Guard Colonel Hyatt made a fow remarks before General Price reviewed the Continued on Last JPage Continued on Seven OBSERVES BIRTHDAY Justice William Schafler of thc Supreme Court oC Pennnylvania is celebrating his sixtysixth birthday today Justice Schaffcr wns born in Phila delphia and when a small boy his parents moved to this city where he resided many years After leaving school he sfciicUed law under the Jate Judge William B Broomnll being admitted to the bar in 1888 Since that time the practice of law has been the thing he likes best but he also enjoys the oufcdoor life and on xveekcnd vacations and at other odd times the tall rugged jurist doffs his judicial robes said becomes a farmer Down on his farm in Maryland in the Eastern Shore country Justice Schafter enjoys tending to his flock and tilling the soil There on the banks of the Sassafras rvier he fishes and hunts and even sails a schooner for theres no use in piv Ing up the things weve enjoyed since we were youngsters just because were not as young as we once were he says Justice Schaffcr Bays he takes the world as it comes and he has found it good STRUCK BY AUTO LEG IS BROKEN While crossing Ninth street at street shortly alter 4 p vra yesterday Joseph Maddox 360 Ulrich street was felled by an automobile driven by William Willis 18 of 904 West Fourth street Lawndale Pa the victim sustaining fractured r right leg v Maddox was removed to the Ches terj Hospital in a truck driven J by Edward sSheenin 11 East Eighth street1and admitted to the institu tion Willis was arrested by Motor cycle Patrolman Burns who was on the scene minutes afterthe accident arraigned for a liminary hearing in police court this morningWillis was released in bond for a continued hearine one month hence AXE GASHED FINGER NEWS FOR DEPOSITORS Two closed the Merlon Title and Trust Company Ardmore and the Parkway Trust Company Phila delphia will pay depositors before the end of the month Secre tary of Banking William D Gordon announced The Morion Title and Trust will make its first payment of 5 per cent or 5297092 February 28 and the other bank its fourth pay ment of 7 per cent or Feb ruary 20 Topics of Times Some movie columnists are picking the ten worst films of the year Most of us alas picked em too but we dont remember the titles The year 1933 is designated by the Japanese as the year of the cooks Lets hope Japan wont forget that old injunction about spoiling the brotn Drunks arrested here are being sen tenced to serve 48 hours Well it takes a fellow that long to recover from the effects of a modern drink A snowbound trapper in the north fought starvation by eating wolf meat Its getting sorta tough when the wolf has to worry about the man at the door THEY FIGURE IN RUMORS OF NEW REBELLION IN CUBA Irwin Wilson 25 of 1 Smiley street Leipervillc nearly severed the index finger of his left hand yesterday when an nxc hewas using to cut wood ac cidently fell on his hand Seven stitches were required to close the a rprK thats why the C of C recommended more prison labor in1 With those living in regularly con structed homes having a difficult task to keep the interiors of their houses warm during the present con tinued cold snap the residents Of the squatter settlement along thp banks of the Chester River north of Deshong Park arc faced with the difficult task of attempting to keep warm in their improvised shelters of scrap materials Many of the men and their famil the conditions of the citys newest Shanty Town While whole families are gathering about the little warmth offered them within their homes by the various stoves devices others cither ofa transient group coming from the trains of the nearby Baltimore and Ohio Railroad or new comers in the settlement who cither have less in vfntive genius than the older squat ters or hav had time to equip their shacks with dicardcd stoves or ier Jiving in the crude cabins arc rr al drum heaters spend the greater scouring the dumps and canvassing i part of the day jpthered about a If yon think ills cold on terra firtna lake a look at this returned wanderer from Old Neptunes domain It is the S S Bine Snnoco oil lanker piclured j as 5t in York rorsrod a heavy coating of ice en tb deck Z1 Note the rnzIc fcr tho freezing of the spray lhat vrashed ever the crsft the city in search of such material as old raes and cardboard boxes which they have been stuffing into i the crevices to keep out the winds which sweep mercilessly acvossVthc i open spaces of the western bank of the river and find even the tiniest i crevices in the shacks Another problem Is that of attempting to keep some of the heated air within the confines of the shanties In some of the structures discarded j stoves have been resurrected and i made useful as heaters and clouds I of smoke can be seen coming from the chimneys constructed from old leaking pipes found on the dumps While these improvised flues keep some of the smoke without the cabins there is still enough which filters from pipe holes and loose joints and defective draft systems to make the interiors of the sharks a bit too con taminated with smoke to be bear able by those who are not used to settlement large open fire which has been kept going for several days in a sheltered dell a short distance above the park on theeastern bank of the river The inventive genius of these squatters to which Dr Milton G Evans president of the Crozer Theo logical Seminary referred to in his baccalaureate address given at the Chester High school midyear com mencement has been taxed to the suffering but it seems that the dvrellers in the little settlement are meeting the situation with every con ceivable method in their power and that they will be able to continue to remain in the settlement throughout the winter months in spite of all odds At the present time another of the sheeting homes is appearing high i the Ship Creek ridge 33 the latept construction project in the this county And that reminds that a lot of law abiding industrious citizens would be willing to spend afew months in Sing Sing to learn how to turn thatr trick Great heads pick the people to gov ern us we read And pinheads gen erally pick em to pieces after theyre elected The fortunate man these days Is the unfortunate who has to pay in come taxes Its a known fact that most women get fat after marriage And very probably from laughing at the jokes theyare tied to The county reporter who Mr and Mrs SoandSo have a new i son to frighten their home prob ably didnt mean it Traffic is getting so bad on Ninth street that the only way for a pe destrian to protect himself is to start driving a 10ton truck The Weather Threals of revolt against Ihe President Gerardo Machado in Cuba are heard often in Havanathese days and many of the rumors say Ihls in exile in planning some nation particularly since reports say revo lutionary force In the jrroup are left to ripht first General Menocal led anunsiMccJjsful revolttinn in 1031 Dr S ycrdcjai Dr M Frapa Second row E ArgueJiaSr R Menocal and Has Upper row B Del Vizo E Atguellas and Mario Menocal WASHINGTON Fsb Forecast for toniffhi and Sunday j Easlern and i colder lonight preceded tfy snow flurries in north and west portions Sunday fair colder flur ries and colder colder v V1 New cloudy colder tonight and Sunday TODAYS TEMPERATURES 6 a m 7 a m 8 a m 9 a in 26 10a m1 30 11 am 30 Noon 31 38 ;