Chester Times, February 13, 1933

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Chester Times (Newspaper) - February 13, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania DAS LY AVERAGE NKT PAID ( IRCT LATION FOR SIX MONTHS EN DINO SEPTEMBER 20,108 FINAL EDITION ★ ★ ★ * With All Latest and Best News of the Day 57TH YEAR—NO. 17,515. LYaiiv Leased Wirt- Reports of United Pi ess and Internationa! New* Service <INS> -UP) ("HESTER, PA.. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1933 PRICE, TWO CENTS SUNDAY SPORT IN PA. NEXT SUMMER NOT PROMISING Ballooning Hopes of Baseball Fans Likely to Be Punctured Bill to Pass Senate. But GETTING READY FOR THE INAUGURATION Amendments May der It Ineffective Ren- HARRISBURG, Fob. 13— INS) — Legalized, state-wide Sunday baseball in Pennsylvania during the coming summer appears out of the question. Ballooning hopes of sports fans that the next few months would bring major league teams to Philadelphia and Pittsburgh and minor teams to other cities of the state for their Sabbath debut seem destined to be punctured in the Senate. The Schwartz blue law modifier will be passed, according to all surveys, but the amendments proposed for insertion by the Senate would render it ineffective until 1934 That today became the very definite prospect in the realm of Sunday sports legislation, and. with the decision of Republican organization leaders to furnish conditional support for the dry law repeal, constituted the most significant week-end political developments. The dry repeal bill is on second reading in the House tonight and it may become Senate property before the end of the week. An indefinite delay of the measure in the upper branch was forecast. The primary repealer continued in its state of coma. Unemployment relief legislation, if anything, gathered more clouds and there was no indication they would be dispelled s(v>n, except possibly through the awaited appearance of Governor Gifford Pin-chot. A hearing today was to bring further developments to give state officials $2500 to attend the Roosevelt inauguration, while Republican leaders were credited with preparing legislation to make a general cut in the salaries of all state employes. Nominal leaders of the Republican state organization are agreed that the Schwartz Sunday sports bill is really not a local option bill at all. Even its friends assert it would not get a On this platform, Franklin D. Roosevelt will become President of United States. The view shows workmen putting finishing tout lies to inaugural platform in front of the national capitol. t he the BARUCH’S REMEDY WARMER MARK FOR 1933 IHS PREDICTED TODAY Ready again to aid in inauguration of a President is Elmore < ropier, clerk of the United States Supreme Court, holding the Bible with which Chief Justice < harks Evans Hughes will swear in franklin I) Roosevelt as President. Cropley held tin* Bible when President Hoover was sworn into office. Capitalist Tells Senate Season’s Low Mark of Croup to Tax Everybody for Every Thing Continued on Page Ten HEART ATTACK FATAL FOR MEDIA RESIDENT Stricken by a heart attack on the Baltimore pike near the Media Hospital, last night, when returning home in a car with his family from Philadelphia, where they had visited relatives during the day. Abraham Fishman, of 24 West Orange street. Media, died a few minutes after admission to the institution. The man, who seemed to be in health, was seen to slump behind the wheel of the car ho was driving as the vehicle neared the hospital. His wife. Mrs. Bessie Fishman, shut off the ignition switch and called to a passing motorist, who took the stricken man to the hospital where physicians found him to be beyond medical aid. Mr. Fishman, who had been a resident of Media for about 20 years, was the proprietor of a tailoring establish- 1 mcnt. Besides his wife, he is survived j by one son, William, and a daughter. Esther. Arrangements for the funeral have not been announced. VETS OF SPANISH WAR AT SERVICES In commemoration of the thirty-fifth anniversary of the sinking of the battleship Maine, a large delegation of members of Lynch Camp No 94. United Spanish War Veterans and many other veterans of the Spanish American War, attended the regular morning services hi the First Presbyterian Church, Twenty-third street and Edgmont avenue, yesterday. The services were conducted by Rev. William Barrow Pugh, pastor of the church, who is also a chaplain in the 111th Infantry. Pennsylvania National Guard, and a veteran of the World War. PLANT TO S I ART IN l l LL Announcement was made today by the G. C. Aberle Company, largest full-fashioned hosiery mill operators in the Philadelphia section, that Its plants will start full schedule production Immediately, employing approximately 1,500 persons. The company’s plants during the past few months have been operating at approximately 25 per cent of capacity. WASHINGTON. Feb. 13 (UPI — Bernard M. Baruch, capitalist and adviser to President-elect Roosevelt, today outlined to a Senate committee a program for taxation and other emergency projects which he deemed necessary to avoid economic disaster. Baruch appeared before the Senate Finance Committee which is holding a clinic of ’ best minds” on domestic and world problems. The scene was like a movie set with Kleig lights. Baruch’s words were recorded by the talkies for reproduction throughout the United States. In staccato, clipped sentences. Baruch read his prescription for world ills: •'Balance budgets. Stop spending money we havent got. Sacrifice for frugality and revenue. Cut governmental spending—cut it as rations are cut in a seige. 8 Degrees Recorded in This Area This A. M. Warmer weather today promised to free thus section of the country from the grip of cold which cost a weekend toll of five lives, injuries to more than a score of persons, and a paralysis of traffic in many sections that* held transportation service crippled until late last night. Hundreds of autos were “frozen up”. Two of the deaths were those of boy sledders in the suburban areas Gates Derrickson, 13. Darby, was killed when he coasted under the wheels of an automobile at Sharon Hill, and Paul Caulfiled, 13, Lansdale, was killed when his sled was struck by a Reading railroad express train near his home. Patrick Kane, 72. Philadelphia, froze to death on tile porrh of a Ger- “Tax—tax everybody for everything. [mantown home after collapsing from But take the hungry men off the the intense cold, and Daniel J. world’s pavements and let people .Mooney, 53, succumbed in a police sta-smile agam.” Baruch urged international economic agreement on silver but did not Immediately explain the type of agreement desired. He opposed all forms of Inflation, insisted that a balanced budget and sound money were the avenues to salvation for the United States. He opposed cancellation of war debts but condemned the Versailles treaty in bitter language indicating hts belief that it should be revised. For the United States, he recommended farm relief in two directions —scaling down of farm debts and curtailed production. He would have the government rent from farmers the land taken out of production to reduce commodity surpluses. Beer should be legalized and taxed, Baruch continued, and the 18th Amendment should immediately be repealed "not alone for relief of its abuses but for the purpose of obtaining taxation which can be substituted for more onerous levies.” Baruch's farm plan was as follows: j Authorize a farm mortgage corporation to issue 3 per cent, tax j exempt 30-year bonds with interest j unconditionally guaranteed by the government. The bonds would be exchanged for "existing mortgages or for title to forclose farms but not j to exceed 60 per cent of the par value ; of the previous indebtedness. The mortgages thus taken over would be revised on the basis of 31 * ; lion from the effects of wandering I about in the snow. Jesse Dempsey, 50, a neighborhood j watchman, slipped on the icy pave-iment and died of a broken neck. A ; dozen others were injured slightly from automobile collisions and still ; others from coasting accidents and ' from falling on the hard-packed snow. The unusual cold drove the mercury to the season’s low mark of eight degrees in some localities this morning. WASHINGTON, Feb. 13—<UP) — The cold wave continued moderating Continued on Page Ten WATER PIPES BURST Pupils of the Watts school, at Fourth and Edwards streets, were this morning dismissed xx hen some pipes ! of the school heating system burst. When temporary repairs proved un-j availing, Mrs. Carne M. 8 Pipes, the pripclpal, ordered the classes dismissed. and at the same time assigned J two members of the faculty to the j Dewey grammar school, where they are acting as “observers.” ENGLAND AGREES ON DEBTS AGENDA per cent, interest with the objective;    -—.„ of reducing the principal by 50 per |>lans U) Discuss Economic IJ. S. Supreme Court Rules Against the Dorrance Estate WASHINGTON, Fob. 13 (INS) - The Supreme Court, today denied a petition for rehearing in the appeal of executors of tin* estate of (he late John T. Dorrance, wealthy soup maker, for review of a Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision holding the estate liable to the Pennsylvania inheritance tax. The .state assessed a tax of $17,-437.655. The executors contended that Dorrance's residence was New Jersey and therefore the property was subject to estate tax laws of that state. The high court refused a review in December on the ground the federal question had not been properly presented to the Pennsylvania court. Following this order, attorneys for the estate sought reopening in the Pennsylvania courts on the contention the federal constitutional guarantees were involved, but lost. WITHDRAW ( ARDS OF MORE MOTORISTS During the week ending February 8, noon, the bureau of highway patrol and softly withdrew tho cards of 166 drivers and of this number 43 were revoked and 123 were suspended. Withdrawals were 26 more than the preceding week Operating privileges were restored to IOO. Revocations this year to date total 309 and suspensions 548. Motorist s xx hose driving privileges were revoked included: Albert Mc- JAPAN’S EMPEROR RACKS QUITTING NATION LEAGUE Hirohito Sanctions Move Unless Bowers Keep Hands Off Manchuria Geneva Brines Impasse ( loser by Accept in)? Bart of ('nm in it tee Report TOK IO, Feb 13    <    INS)    -    Backing his government’s far eastern policies to the fullest degree, Em lier or Hirohito of Japan today sanctioned | Japanese withdrawal from tile League of Nations unless the world I powers keep their hands off Man-: chukuo. The Japanese Emperor, whose ; word Is law and whose power us almost absolute, charged Count Vasuya Uehidu, former minister, xvi th tilt* task of delivering his decision to Ox neva. Uchida was instructed to cable Yosuke Matsuokft, chief Japanese delegate to the League of Nations us j follows: I Japan xviii not withdraw her de- [ mand for recognition of Manehukuo as an independent, sovereign pow* I j 2. Japan will not recognize an 1 j autonomous Manchuria such as the League of Nations Is attempting to ' create. 3. With deep regret, Japan xxiii withdraw from the League of Na- I lions if necessary. 4. If Japans resignation becomes I necessary, tile League of Nations must, accept responsibility for it, as the recommendations of the Sino-Japanese committee of nineteen “fail to conform xvith Japan's basic principles.” GENEVA, Feb. 13 (INS) Bringing the impasse bel ween Japan and tilt* League of Nations closer than ever to a showdown, the committer of nineteen today accepted the first i three parts of the report of the committee of nine. This means the committee of nineteen xvent on record as favoring establishment of Chinese sovereignty In Manchuria and withdrawal of jap allose troops to points xvitlun the Manchurian railway zones. It was believed Hie remainder of ; the sub-committee’s recommendation would be adopted tomorrow by the committee of nineteen, which will then call on the League assembly to I pass on the report. WITNESS IN BOLK E FOURT ARRESTED A witness in police court this morn- ; 1 ing. who was present to testify against a man arrested for being drunk natl disorderly, was rudely shocked when, as he finished his testimony, he was arrested. He is Harry Woodrow, of the 200 block East Fifth street.. A warrant charging him with embezzlement had been Issued at the office of Justice of the Peace R. J. Clements, in Boothwyn. Several days ago a Boothwyn constable walked into police headquarters and asked that local police serve the warrant, as Woodrow became affected with some sort of fit every time the constable attempted to serve the warrant on him The paper was on the captains desk when Woodrow walked into police court this morning an# Patrolman Owens read It to Woodrow, who was held for the Boothwyn justice. The man against whom Woodrow appeared gave his name as James Carman, 47, homeless. He was fined $5 and costs by Magistrate Michael A. Honan. PASSPORT FOR HOLLYWOOD $60,000 RANSOM IS TRAIL IN SNOW POSTED TO FREE LEADS TO CAPTURE KIDNAPED MAN, 32 OF TWO SUSPECTS Wife of Wealthy Denver Resident Decides to Accede to Demands Arrests Follow to Rob Two Ess milton Attempt# Stores in Son of Financier Seized by Two Strangers as He Buts Gar Away Taking no chimers of having lier visit permission questioned, Elizabeth Allen, British film star. is shown— passport in hand—hound for Hollywood, where government Inspector* have been cheeking up on the legality of residence of many alien film stars. ROY (OASTER HURT FATALLY ON HILL IN DARDY looses Control of Sled and It Follicles With ubysi-eian’s Auto Victim’s Skull Fractured; Ran on Street Use for Boasting Follows Orca, 7 Man Boyd O’Neal Chester; Th ixigton sired ton. 3 Fifth Drivers xvi included: 24th stre Bullock Banister, Oaks, field avenue, Lansdowne; 2010 West Second street, mas J Boden, 213 Wash-Chester; Paul Penning-street, Upland, ose cards were suspended A. Prutzman, 221 West . Chester; Morris Neff. 744 ,enue. Yeadon:    Leo    Dia- 40 Thomas avenue. Twin PRISONER MANY ADMITS ROBBERIES w BL AZE SOON EXI I NCI I I.SHEH Crews and apparatus of the Good WPI Fire Company No. 2 responded to a still alarm at 12.30 p. in., Saturday. to extinguish a fire in the of a trolley car. which was at the intersection of Pour-and Potter streets. The were hastily extinguished and cent, and the 66 * per cent. interest rate by about HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY (Bv United Press) AT HAVANA 1—None. 2—Buster IU, James T., Arrogant. 3—None. 4—My Hero. Blazing C rimp, Voltesta, Wee IU, Nomin. 5—Joust. Fast Life, Brown Supinet, Cle mmie. 6—Reguvted, Nelson, .Mendell, Beau Aspin. 7—Black Dust, Staraoene, Thunder-speed, Fair Atina. Weather clear, track fast. PETITION IN BANKRUPTCY Karl J. Rohr bach. 6931 Ludlow sri pet# Upper Darby, and Drexel Hill, through his attorney, S. L. Hagey, filed a petition in voluntary bankruptcy proceedings before Judge O B. Dickinson. In the United States District Court. Philadelphia, Saturday, without schedules. Albert E Holl, of Media, was named referee. Problems Payments in I . S. Issue Wilb motor stalled teenth flames little damage towed to the street and El resulted, carbarn gmont t The car was at Thirteenth venue. Fish Fighting Is Latest Sport AT HI ALE XII PXRK 1—Pennate. 2—Impromptu. Atmosphere. Aquatis, .Masked Jester. Booms Pal. 3—None. 4—Ebony Lady, Inlander. 5—None. 6——None. 7—Hnratla, Peace Lady. Weather clear, track fast. AT FAIR GROUNDS I — Modern Miss. 2—George K., C hene. 3—Alamae. I—Southland Lad. 5—None. 6—None. 7—Master Ogden. K—None. 9—Off. Weather cleai, track fast. In Delaware county, a new indoor pastime imported from the Orient has been uncovered It Is fish fights. Walter M Middleton, of Media, game warden of Delaware county, says he knows no law against fish fighting and there is a possibility that the exhibitions may be public before long. Thus far the fights have been between the three-inch betta splendens. more popularly known as sardines, but the promoters are said to be considering the possibilities of developing the more vicious cichlasoma mgro-fra&ciatum of Guatemala as a middle-weight class Tile betta splendens, of course, are flyweights. The fish fights came to light when breeders of fish wondered at increasing demand for betta splendens, Dr. Robert O Van Deusen, superintendent of Philadelphia's aquarium in I - ".noant Park says the'bet!a .• deadens Is the most ferocious fish of its size in the world. They are rather “choosy” and prefer their own school of fighting, it appears, but the Guate-ma’a battlers will take on any fish of their size and weight. LONDON. Feb. 13    (UP)-    The gov ernment has agreed to discuss economic problems concurrently with war debts when its debts mission visits Washington, Premier J Ram av MacDonald told the House of Commons today. ’ The object would be to promote a revival of world trade and prosperity.” MacDonald said. While Hie settlement of war debts is an essential condition to sinh revival, the government has always recognized that there Is a ruunber of facto! financial and economic, which also must be dealt with and would be very glad to exchange views with the United States government over the whole field "The purpose of the delegation." MacDonald continued, will be to get in close personal touch xvitn the United Plates government so they can go on harmoniously facing the big problems that would h, re to be faced by both ” He said he wanted an agreement with the United States which would enable Britain to pursue a definite European policy. Maj, Harry Nathan o.kfd if the House would be given an opportunity to db cuss the decisions to be reached at the conference. “I think it would be far better.” HELD I tilt QI ES I DINING Arrested on suspicion of larceny, John Korunalski. 19. of Seventh and Hayes streets, was held for investigation when arraigned for a preliminary healing before Magistrate Michael A Honan, in police court today. Detectives believe the suspect knows .something about the recent robbery of an Eleventh ward drug store. More than 20 burglaries In the Du xel Hill and AronUnink sections of Delaware county during the past two months are blamed on Earl Newton, of Springfield, Mars., who was captured after a chase in Drexel Hill, Saturday morning. The suspect was arrested by Lieutenant Bricrly and, alter an all-day grilling bv police, is said to have admitted more than two score robberies He gave an address in Philadelphia and is said to have admitted that he took the last (ar It ax ing Sixty-ninth Street for Drexel Hill and began hi work, faking only cash from the homes he entered. Then as dawn approached he quit in tune to get the first car back to the terminal. Net w on is said to tx* also wanted In Massachusetts for kidnaping a policeman P is thought that. police of Agawam, Ma* ;, will lodge a de- turner against Newton after authority s of this county get through with him. Oates Derrickson, 13. of 52 South Seventh street, Darby, a pupil in Hie Walnut street public school in that, borough, suffered fatal injuries yesterday afternoon when he coasted into an automobile on Boone Hill, Pine street. II** died in tile Delaware County Hospital. The boy, one of a crowd of youngsters enjoying the coasting sport, started down the hill on a sled shortly after I o’clock and had gone part way to the bottom when an automobile driven by Dr. J. Wesley Tomlinson, of Kenney avenue and Chester pike, I Sharon Hill. pulled into the highway from Mill street. When Dr. Tomlinson saw the boy | coasting down the btu toward him. lie swerved his ear to the side of the roadway to lot him pass, but. the boy became confused, lost control of the slcdwrnd it collided with the car, which had been brought to a stop. I The physician picked up the boy, placed him in his automobile and took him to Hie hospital, where he died Do I* ss Ham two hours of a fractured I skull. Following the accident. Lee Burkinan, chairman of the Police Committee, of Darby borough, instructed P. J, Griffin, chairman of the Highway Committee, to have both the 1*1110 street and Walnut street hills. which were pronounced dangerous to rousters, sprinkled with cinders. I Three hundred coasters protested. The boy was the son of John and I Catherine Derrickson, who, with a brother, Jacob, 18, are ills survivors, j About 12 years ago three young Ne- | gTO women were kiled on the same hill in an accident similar to the one in which young Derrickson lost his life yesterday, APPEAL IS MADE FOR MORE FUNDS Bounty Tuberculosis Association Reports Demands DENVER. Col . Feb 13 (UP* The I J wife of Charles Boettcher, II. today offered to pay the $60,000 ransom de- j mantled for release of her muiti-mil-honalre husband who xvus kidnaped last night. “Nothing else matters,” said Mrs. s Boettcher. “Ell pay it all. I just j 1 want him safe ” Meantime the kidnaped man s I fattier, Claude K Boettcher, conferred xviii) Chief of Detectives Wil-j Ham J. Armstrong, mapping plans for la country-wide campaign to obtain clues tt) th** kidnapers hiding place Emerging from the conference, the j father carried with him the ransom j note thrust into Mrs. Boettcher’s hands by the two kidnapers as they ; abducted her husband, a friend of I Col. Charles A. Lindbergh. I “It s right here in my pocket,” said ! the elder Boettcher. “No one but the highest police officials know what is i in it.. I “No contact has been made with I Hie kidnapers. There is absolutely I nothing that can be said at this time, I except that we all hope everyone hav-j ing a suspicious neighbor, or seeing j a .suspicious person, will call tho pollee immediately. That seems to be the only way we eau get Charlie back ! Airplanes were offered for the March by Major Carlos 8, Reavis, commander of the air squadron of, the Colorado National Guard. Planes j I were wheeled into place at Lowry | Field, and it was believed they would ; I take off shortly to observe possible) hideouts rn the mountain.1. A squad of detectives was re as - I signed to track down Hie lobbers of J the Denver Pie Company, on Jan- j nary 28. and two robberies at the I Puritan Pie Company, February 4 and 6, because a .sketchy description of one of the kidnapers tallied with one j of the robbers. Offering to pay the ransom, Mrs Bort teller clarified certain aspects of the kidnaping. Her husband, she said, returned from visiting his mother in j Kansas City, Saturday night. On Sunday night he took her to dinner at a hotel, then visited briefly j with a friend at the hotel They took a motor ride later and went to a Bout ti Denver restaurant for refreshments. At 11.30 p. m. they left the restaurant nnd drove directly to their home. Ab they pulled into the. driveway. the kidnapers drove up behind j them in a small black sedan without license plates. One man ran up to the Boettcher * machine and ordered the young millionaire to throw up his hands. Boettcher complied The kidnaper noticed an automobile approaching along the street at the side of the Boettcher mansion, and ordered his (victim to drop hts hands until the I machine passed. Then he gave Mrs. Boettcher an envelope containing a typewritten I ransom note. He forced the mlllion-1 abr Into the small sedan, hacked out to the street and drove away. Mrs. Boettcher telephoned her fathrr-Jn-Iaw, who lives two blocks away. The elder Boettcher hurried I to his son’s homo and summoned police. All tho maids at the home had the night off Tiler arrived home soon after the kidnaping. Their arrival gave rise to false rejx>rts that the kidnapers had returned. Prisoners, Trapped in Car, Mere Armed; Also Had Burglars’ Tools An attempt to rob the American Store and the Dalton drug st,or* located in the We ainghouse block on Powhattan avenue, Effington. Saturday, was frustrated by the sounding ol the burglar alarm at the drug store. Harold Heffelfinger, of Saudo avenue, who was on his way home from work, heard the alarm and saw two men running from the store. He Immediately got in touch with Officer Robert Sweeney, of tho Tinicum police force, who by following tracks in the .snow on Sa tide avenue and across a lawn to an nlley bark of the avenue, discovered two men hiding in a parked automobile. He arrested them and found them to have two guns and n set of burglar tools in their possession. They were placed in tho township lock-up. Upon making an investigation, it was disclosed that, the basement of the American store had been entered and a hole cut through the flooring to the store where the burglars had piled up crates of canned goods and meats. The safe had been moved from the front of th** store to a backroom where an unsuccessful attempt had been made to open It. James Martin, manager of the store, stated that a few dollars in change was missing and that a compete inventory would be necessary before he could say if any supplies had been removed from the building. Alter their activities in the store, the burglars forced open the back door of the drug store, and had set off the burglar alarm. The men were given a hearing before Justice of the Peace George Bot-tomley. Tho gave the names, Stanley MOlinda and Joseph Salach, both of Chester. They were charged with breaking and entering possession of fire arms, possession of burglar tools and attempt at larceny of automobile, Being unable to furnish ball, they were committed to the county jail at Media. 24-YEAR-OLD PHOTO Hie February issue of the Keystone Motorist, the official organ of Hie Keystone Automobile Club, contains a reproduction of a group photograph of Penn Club members taken on May J, 1901). Among the survivors who are recognized art: Judge Albert Dutton Ma cl Jade, Joshua C. Taylor. Frederick A Howard. Samuel D. Clyde. Mayor William Ward, Jr., Colonel J. A. Q. Campbell. City Solicitor A. A Cochran, Charles R. Long. Prof. Thomas S. Cole and Charles Bowers. IS H HED IN FALL Frank O’Mella. 45, of 205 I .axing- ton avenue, Eddystone, was taken to the Taylor Hospital, Ridley Park, yesterday, suffering from a fractured .skull, an injury suffered when I he fell down a flight of stairs in hia home, ii** was rushed to the hospital and admitted for treatment and observation. I poll It Increase IL S. I KL WASHING The Treasure ary IO. was 5 tures that Customs ret through Febi 892.01. I KY BALANI K )N, Feb. 13—(UP*— i* t balance for Febru-9,040.14574 Expend!-y wen* $8,622,533 31. pts for the month try IO were $6,341,- West End Burglar Scare Proves Only False Alarm yesterday morn-who lives in the Lirth street, was •uts of his next- MacDonaid replied, ‘‘that the delegation- whatever it is and whoever it is —should not be bound by th** decisions of this house I think it better I ha’ th*- House should hat . port from th** delegation before :    tuk**s up a pot Ilion which cannot b® i changed by discussions in the House.” The latest burglar End proved a * dud. About 2 30 o’clock in? a deputy sheriff, 2300 block West Fe awakened by the sh door neighbor He called from a window, asking the reason for the alarm, and the answer came floating through the cold night air. “We’re being robbed; we’re being robbed!” Hurriedly donning his clothing, the officer ran from his house, fully expecting a tussle with the supposed house-breaker. On the porch of the residence next to his home was a dark form From this person on the porch came an endless string of unintelligible words. Approaching the ’ burglar” suspect, the officer detected a heavy odor permeating the atmosphere “Ah," said the sleuth, “not only breaking and entering. but also breaking thp pro&'bi-tion act,” in the West t Accosting th*- mat the officer watched a brief watch cornu sheriff that the peri-* Ing to rob the houe* on in iwn to he the senti I taken It for I Raising his vote one called out, “He to do, freeze me? so I can hit the ha When the officer individual’s arm his “captor” to open but the “captor” t footsteps away from and placed the meek straight and narro home. Once going, he ke alarmed householders complete their Inter! th*- deputy sheriff, brush from hts shoes entered i and prepared to contlnu the porch, ctionx, and the deputy as not try-but had mis-home. , the inebriated , what va tryin* Open thish door k hold of the pleaded with :ioor for pa I gof settle pled ag d ba nap the his him, I his ilcile. I the to 'rive :k to and me leep. “We have never had so many tragic ; raser* of tuberculosis as are coming to us now,” aid Cha riel* Kurtzhalz, executive secretary of the Delaware County Tuberculosis Association, at ! Hie annual meeting of the board of directors. “Thee ca cs range from i th* most extreme poverty to highly r*.spe* table families, who are now de | pendent upon the relief agencies tor | food. “There seems to be little hope that the proposed County Tuberculosis Hospital can be secured until the county's finances are in better condition than at present,” continues tilt report, “but the need for some relief has become more and mon pressing under present economic conditions. The slate clinic at Chester alone ii aas about 40 patients on the waiting list for state sanatoria The demands upon the Tuberculosis Association for help in securing admission to the hospital have become .so heavy that it u* impossible to find ways to give adequate assistance. Cases on the preferred list are waiting from 3 to 6 months for admission and those on the regular*list are waiting a year or more. Dr. Appel, state secretary of health, reports that case, entering Sanatoria today are much more ill than they were five or six years ago. “It Is inhuman to allow young men and young women in the prime of life to walt so long for admission to a hoe pi tai that they are tot) sick to go when the call comes, but that is exactly what ie happening in Delaware county today, in some cast's the patient is dead before his turn for ad- Cuntinued un Page Ten ('LOUDY, WA U XI UK WKATIIKlt I'KOX! I SUD Partly cloudy and warmer today anti slightly colder tonight is the forecast for eastern Pennsylvania, N**w* Jersey, Delaware and Maryland. It will ba cloudy tomorrow, with snow or rum in afternoon or at night I'he highest temperature here yes-rlay was 26 degrees, at 1201 a. nu, and the lowest was 14, at 8 IO a. rn. The average of 20 was thirteen degrees below normal. The highest temperature ever recorded here on February 12 was 61, in 1898, and the lowest. was 4, Iii 1889. Sunrise today was at 6 57 a. rn , and sunset will be at 5.34 p. rn., eastern standard time. PERFORM OPKRATION ON FRME SCHAAF NKW YORK I VI, 13 (INS' Ernie Sehaaf was wheeled into th* operating room at Polyclinic Hoe,pita! here today at 12.30 o’clock to undergo an operation for a blood clot in the brain. Dr. Byron Stookey will perform the operation. Members of Selma Es Immediate I family visited him shortly before he j wax taken to th* Topics of! im es There’s no disputing the fact that Old Man Snow is doing his darndest to g I \ a everyone work during this depression. i “The world will little note nor long ‘ remember what we say here," said j Lincoln at Get tysburg. Which proves ; he was a better President than a prophet. A number, who could spend hours | praising Lincoln, seemingly fall to follow his examples. A man applied for a divorce at 1 Media because his wife didn’t talk to him. It just seems that some men can’t be satisfied. A speaker here declared that “man is falling behind the machine.” If we know anything, that’s better than falling in front of it. A youth upstate shot his father’s bride and lilt his dad xvith a hammer It .seems he just didn t like the* match. The Athens Instill, former he is free to Since they're ministry tells Samuel Chicago utilities czar, leave Greece or stay. so nice about it, we’re last rites of the C it erating table and it boite church were I admin! stored. BOY ( > \ STER HCKT Nom mn CR OU Re, IO, of 237 Leon avenue Norwot suffered a fractured left arm yester y when hr fell off a sled w aile cot .st I rig near his home. Ho was taken to the Taylor Hospital, j Ridley Park, xx lit re the fracture was, ; reducer Lost Her Watch; Times Ad Got It Mis. i H, M. M fusel, of 930 West Ninth street, knows the value of Chest »r Time. )st and found ad- vert!,st •ments. L sten to her story; "I I my WI itch, .so I decided to ln*eit an a d i n the Times. The ad ap peared sn I v once, the watch being ret ume 1 to me through the v of ti finder, Mr. I.ock- 610 We Seventh street. I want to extei id my thanks to the Chest* *r Time x. The watch was a gradu. Bion pr ese nt and I was very happy to get it back ” Wht *n von last something, think Of ML as Meuse Is method of reeov- erlng her tim eplece. risking the opinion he’ll stick around. Magistrate Honan refused to loan a woman defendant a dollar Saturday. HLs job is to give defendants what they don’t want and not loan them what they want. lf the fad of xx omen wearing men’* clothes spreads, owners of two trouser .suits will soon have additional reasons for fighting xxith the missus. Telephone Tony is kicking became his police trousers are two years old. They are so bad that he can use the back of them for a mirror while shaving. J he Weather I \\ ASHING I ON, Feb. 13—(UP) — Forecast for tonight and Tuesday! Eastern Pennsylvania: Cloudy, followed by snow beginning late tonight or Tuesday; slightly warmer in south portion tonight. Western Pennsylvania:    Probably snow* tonight and Tuesday; slightly colder in west portion tonight and in xx est portion Tuesday, New Jersey: t loudv followed by mow or rain beginning late tonight »r Foes,Uy slightly wanner in nortli portion tonight. TODAY S JE>rrt:tt ATI KES nu nu rn. •14 ll a, rn. , 14 Noon ____ 17 Ip rn. ”1 2 p rn. .36 .34 38 38 3d \ ;