Chester Times, February 14, 1933

Chester Times

February 14, 1933

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Chester Times (Newspaper) - February 14, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania DAILY AVERAGE NET PAH CIRCULATION FOR SJX MONTHS END1N7G SEPTEMBER 2O1 OS tme FINAL EDITION With All Latest and Best News of the Day 57TH 17516 Dally Leased Wire Reports of Dnlted Press and International News Service CHESTER PA TUESDAY FEBRUARY 14 1933 PRICE TWOCENTS HOOVER GOLD STANDARD IN N Y SPEECH President Calls for Coop j eration in Drive to Stab ilize Currency Says World Should Be Freed From the Sore Burden of Armaments HITLER MAY WED FRAU WAGNER WASHINGTON Feb A call for cooperation in a drive to stabilize currencies as the only way to avoid economic ruin stood as the final public utterance of President Hoover to the American people today Speaking as the head of his party the man whose administration coined the phrase prosperity is just around the corner warned an economic war impends which threatens to engulf the world Addressing the Lincoln Day con clave of the National Republican Club in New York he told his colleagues to forget political affiliations and pull v ith the Democratic regime in every constructive remedy Mr Hoover expressed confidence the Republicans would be returned to power but added the present was no time to think of political advantage The address sounded the basic note that world currencies must be stab ilized through return to and main tenance of some sort of a gold standard Mr Hoover recommended at the same time an endeavor to find a place for silver in enlarged subsid iary coinage but with gold the basic standard President Hoover said in part It is a pleasure for me to address you upon the day when this club and our countrymen of all faiths through out the land are paying tribute to the memory of Abraham Lincoln We to night also play tribute to him as founder of the Republican party and the inspirer of its ideals He more than any other man created the living virile organization which has given responsible interpretation of those ideals to our people in each suc ceeding generation An organization that can show more than 15000000 adherents after 70 years is indeed tes timony to the virility of the principles which Lincoln enunciated Those principles the fiber and the determination of the party assure that it will be recalled to power by the American people The people determined the elec tion Those of us who believe in the most basic principle insisted upon by Abraham transcendent importance of popular have no complaint We accept and as Americans will continue wholeheart edly to do our part in promoting the wellbeing of the country Ourparty can feel1 that we have held the faith that we shall do so in the future is our solemn responsibility The Republican party will sup Continued on Last Page PHILA BANK BANDITS SCARED BY SHOTS A gang of armed bandits that at tempted to hold up a branch of the Sixth National Bank in Philadelphia shortly before noon today were fright ened off when a guard on the bal cony opened fire The gunmen fled without a cent according to officials of the bank At least three bandits brandish ing guns stepped briskly into the Passyunk avenue branch of the in stitution They issued curt com mands for clerks and customers to throw up their hands The guard xvhose name was not immediately learned opened fire from the balcony overhead One of the bandits paused to re turn the charge He soon joined his companions as they fled from the building The gunmen leaped into a car parked nearby and sped away PRESIDENT HOOVER RETURNS WASHINGTON Feb President Hoover returned to the White House from New York shortly after 7 a m today HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY By United Press AT AGUA CALIENTE Johnnie D Campillo Runire San Ramon Don Face Quick Indian Bramble Behe Ranway Phusy Jack B Bob Blackburn Spindle Lanty Boy Irish Spree Black Hair Romantic rumors connect the names of Frau Winifred Wagner pictured the Engrlishbom widow of Richard Wagners son and Germanys bachelor Adolf Hitler They have been friends for years and were seen together at the ceremony commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of Wagners death at Leipzig Frau Wagner has two sons and at her husbands death In 1930 it was found he had ap pointed her to carry on the work of the music festival at Bayreuth Hit ler was a friend of her husband Sieg fried and Nazi storm troops marched in the funeral procession for the son of the great composer Committee Turns Down Japan s Conciliatory Proposals GENEVA Feb The League of Nations believes it is use less to consider ther conciliation proposals from Japan on the Man churian dispute tne Japanese were advised today The Assemblys Committee of 19 on Manchuria met secretly and con sidered the reply of Yosuke Mat suoka Japanese delegate refusing to consider returning Manchuria to Chinese soveregnty The committee then wrote to Matsuoka saying that in view of the Japanese reply the further sugges tions proposed by Japan could not be considered MICHIGAN BANK CLOSING ORDER IS MADE SOFTER Governor After Declaring Moratorium for Week Interprets It TOKIO Feb 1933 by the United will order occupation of Jehol Province by army soon despite world opinion it to day in the face of a prospect of unified Chinese resistance Possibility that the greenclad in fantrymen of the Imperial Japanese army would push on beyond Wall to occupy the cities of Tientsin and Peiping could not be ignored Developments at Peiping and Nan king and the statement of acting Chinese Premier T V Soong that any attack on Jehol would encounter the united resistance of all China indi Fifty Institutions Later Open Acted to Save Toppling DETROIT Feb William A Comstock today after issuing a formal proclamation de claring a sevenday bank holiday throughout Michigan issued an in terpretative ruling designed to soften somewhat the effect ofhis procla mation The Governors interpretative ruling said his earlier edict calling forthe closing of the States 500 banks and trust companies for eight days beginningtoday was ia per missive proclamation and not a mandatory order Banks may reopen to whatever extent seems wise the Governor said in his interpretative ruling I expect that some of the banks will work but a plan for taking care of small payrolls and checks within a day or two In accordance with this ruling the Upper Peninsulas 50 banks opened for business relieving the pressure on the northern part of the State Virtually all banks in the Lower Peninsula remained closed how ever Wielding the power of a dictator tlj governor to save the State from financial chaos tied up approx imately 51200000000 by his pro clamation It was a choice hs declared be tween closing all banks or allowing one of Detroits largest financial in stitutions to fall Then he said we might have seen banks toppling like dominoes The weeks legal holiday which amounts to a banking moratorium seven business days was declared early today after all night cbnfer ences between Governor William A Comstock state and city banking authorities Secretary of Commerce Roy Chapin and representatives of the United States Treasury and the Federal Reserve Bank Representatives of the Reconstruc tion Finance Corp also attended the conference The R F C has loans outstanding to several Michigan banks The proclamation of a legal holiday was an adaption of the technique used in Louisiana recently when a oneday specialholiday was declared after heavy withdrawals started on a bank there Immediate necessity for the mora torium wascreatedby an acute con ditiori in the affairs of theUnion Guardian Trust Company GovCorri stocksaid He informed that asmatters would have been necessary to have closed the doors ofthat institution today The Union Guardian Trust Com pany has been a heavy borrower from the Reconstruction Finance Corpora tion Inability of the Union Guardian to realize on its assets quickly to meet demands for withdrawals existing and anticipated created the emergency bank officials disclosed Last week represehtivcs of the bank were in Continued on Page Ten t Ah Deghah Afndi Paul Hirtenstcin Master Durbar Tienette Lower Ten Plain Clothes Fair Mole Sinner Plum Shot Purzana Vcather clear track fast AT FAIR GROUNDS 1 4 Ruth Carolyn 5 7 Winnie Jo Deserve Weather clear track fas AT HIALEAH PARK Baptism 2 Race Street Kins Saxon Mynah 5 Weather clear track fast AT HAVANA Star Ballot 3 Dark Dawn Elmer H Venezuela Fair Vagary Indiazen Thunder speed 4 Wise Kid Athel Infi Shot Sinking Kid Zembla Back Vim Rita Lee j Precious Ann Talomond Sweep1 irg Hour CJemmie Fair Jean 7 Youn BiJl MANY SLEDDERS GO TOJiOSPITAL Some City and County Vic tims of Crashes Have Narrow Escapes Many sledding enthusiasts were in jured yesterday on the streets of the city and on hills in the county re quiring hospital treatment Some persons also were hurt in falls Of the more serious accidents Henry Dudley of 245 East Fourth street slipped on the icy covered pavement near his home and in fall ing landed on his right shoulder causing a fracture of the shoulder bladeHe was taken to theChester Hospital by friends where the shoul der was set in place Edith Jones 14 years old of Booth wyn was brought into the hospital about 930 p m last night She was treated for a severe contusion of the shoulder and minor lacerations of the arm sustained when her sled hit a tree while coasting on a hill in jack of her home V Caroline Secula 17 years old of 101 Highland avenue was also hurt while Continued on Page Ten Continued on Page Ten SLIPPERY STREETS CAUSE ACCIDENTS Three automobile accidents due to the treacherous condition of the streets were reported to police last night No one was injured as the result of the crashes A traffic light suspended from a pole on the southwest corner of Fourth atreet and Highland avenue was knocked out of commission when an automobile driven by Frederick C Walls of Wells avenue Glen olden crashed into the pole when his car skidded on the snow en crusted street as he attempted to turn the corner Wells automobile was badly damaged The Glenolden motorist agreed to make good the damages George L Baldwin 1107 Green street Marcus Hook told police that while driving east on Ninth street last night his machine skidded and sidewiped an automobile parked in front of the Chester High School the automobile bearing license plates 1QOG2 Baldwin said the damage was i A small boy who refused to give his name escaped injury yesterday afternoon when he darted from the sidewalk at Ninth and Penn streets and bumped into the side of an automobile driven by John Bbttomley 1218 K e r li n street Bottomley told police the youngster refused to be taken to either a physician or a hospital stating hTe was not hurt C of C Group Analyzes Possible County Savings Widespread interest was aroused on the part of the taxpayers of the county last week in the recommenda tions made to the county commis sioners by the Committee on County Government of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce which by va rious data indicated a saving of ap proximately could be saved the county each year through the adoption of the many suggestions in corporated in the report The report of the committee asked fora 10 per cent cut in all salaries those workers who are protected by statutory provisions being asked to volunteer this reduction in their pay Various minor jobs were ruled out in the report as unnecessary and various were suggested in many ex penses together with hints that bet ter business methods being intro duced in certain departments The committee was composed of J H Ward Hinkson William Craemer Leonard C Ashton Samuel Rhodes Harry L Miller with a technical staff of Charles W Lewis director and D H Kurtzman assistant The Chester Times believing thou sands of taxpayers would welcome the opportunity of reading a more complete analysis of the findings of the committee has arranged to pub lish the major portions of the recom mendations in instalments dailv until concluded In presenting their survey the com mittee declared In 1929 the county levied a tax of and In 1932 a tax of 421509 This tax constituted a per capita levy of S6QO for the former year and of S800 for the latter year When consideration is given to the increased purchasing power which the dollar had acquired between the selected years it is found that the tax for 1932 represented an increase of 163 over the tax levied for the year 1929 During the same period commodity prices and industrial employment fell precipitously throughout the civilized world In the United States industrial production declined wholesale commodity prices gen eral cost of living and average Continued on Last HOW SCHAAFS FATAL INJURIES WERE RECEIVED POLICE START ON TRAIL OF DENVER GANG Chief Predicts 32Yearold Millionaire Will Be Freed in 48 Hours inese lour pictures made during the SchaafCarncra bout in New York probably account for the fatal injuries suffered by the Boston heavyweight The giant Italian frequently brought his clublike arms down on Schaafs neck It is thought that these blows caused the intracranlal bemorrhace that proved fatal to Schaaf this morning Costs of PassingBills Was Subject Bill Sponsor Scored HARRISBURG Feb INS Antiprohibition legislation fell by the wayside today as unemployment relief forged to the front and thrust the House into the hottest verbal crossfire of the session A resolution providing for a joint committee to confer with the gover nor on a program of jobless aid was the center of turmoil It was soundly defeated and its sponsor Representa tive John E Malina Philadelphia Democrat was vehemently denounced Democratic members themselves joined inkilling the resolution itself was acriticism of the legislature Representative Ellwood J Turner Delaware promptly took exception to theresolution and proceeded to as sail a story appearing in newspapers last week regarding the cost of pass ing billsin the assembly Turner vigorously assailed the story termed it unfair and without basis and charged that through it and Continued on Pagc Ten BATTLE OF LETICIA IS REPORTED ON BOGOTA Colombia Feb battle has begun between Peru vian and Colombian forces at Leticia the government was advised today News of the battle which has been imminent for weeks was telegraphed by Gen Alfredo Vasouex Cobo com mander of the Colombian forces at the front which is far up the Amazon river It was feareda real war would re sult Both sides have gathered im pressive forces of troops gunboats airplanes artillery and machine guns Leticia is on theupper Amazon on the border between Colombia and Peru The small river port of 600 population originally belonged to Peru but was ceded to Colombia by a treaty ratified in 1928 On Sept 1 last 300 armed Peru vian citizens invaded and seized the town andhaveheld itsince The threat of war arose Efforts of the League of Na tions and ofneutralSouth American Republicsto settle failed CHILD HEALTH Dr Wilmer Krusen Sees Fine Work Done Here Analyzes Problems Speaking before a number of local physicians and women interested in the work of the local Child Health Centers Dr Wilmer Krusen presi dent of the Philadelphia College of Science and Pharmacy stressed the need In the present times to continue undiminished the programs of child healthbeing carried on by the medi cal divisions of the school districts He urged all present to usetheir influence with senators and local representatives in assuring that the vital question of caring for the health of the childrenwould not suffer as a result of state governmental econ omies economies which would soon defeat their own purpose The occasion of Dr Krusens ad dresss was the annualopen meeting of the Child Health Centers of Ches ter held yesterday afternoon in the Y W C A Building Seventh and Sproul streets Dr Kruseri in rcfering to health programs in the schools told of the requirements for vaccination medical examinations and for personnel in all branches of medical and dental fields Continued on Ten COUNTY GIRL HONORED Miss Sarah Auger of Sharon Hill has received the honor of being elected treasurer of the Art Fellow ship Club of Beaver College at Jenk intown where she is a student In the finearts course Miss Auger is the daughter of the Rev Ellas Auger of 223 Barkeravenue Sharon Hill Governor Starts Quiz Car nera Goes Before the Authorities NEW YORK Feb The death of Ernio Schaaf who collapsed during a prize fight with Primo Camera was due to natural causes and was not a result of an injury sustained in the ring Medical Ex aminer Charles A Norris said today after completing an autopsy ALBANY N Yr Feb Gov Lehman instructed the State Boxing Commission today to make a thorough investigation of the death of Ernie Schaaf I have t asked the State Boxing Commission to investigate thedeath and report to me the governor said I will ask for a report on all the cir cumstances surrounding the bout with a view to having a complete in vestigation of the case to prevent further such occurrences The governor made his announce mentwhile the legislature moved to demand a separateinvestigation Senator Henry G Shackno New York City Democrat told the United Press he would move in the upper House within a few days to repeal the entire boxing law NEW YORK Feb Primo Camera shambling in his walk and seemingly broken by the ring tragedy that resulted in the death of Ernie Schaaf was taken before Assistant District Attorney James Continued on Ten FOR AREA TODAY Rain is predicted with warmer weather here in eastern Pennsyl vania New Jersey Delaware and Maryland It will be colder tomor row and rain is possible then also The highest temperature here yes terday was 36 degrees at 6 p m and the lowest was 19 at 215 a m The average of 28 was six degrees below normal for the date arid twenty de grees below the average February 11 last year Maximum temperature for the date is G4 established in 1881 and minimum 3 in 1917 Sunrise today was at 655 a m and sunset will be at535 p m eastern standard time BALANCEBUMET PAUL BLOCK SAYS Publisher Sees It Is Needed for Return of U S Prosperity WASHINGTON Feb The road to economic recovery re quires immediate balancing of the budget settlement of foreign debte repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment and administration of government by a coalition cabinet Paul Block New York publisher told a Senate Com mittee holding a best minds clinic today Block appearing before the Senate Finance Committee also urged that the gold standard be retained a large scale public works program inau gurated and farmers aided by limiting wheat and cotton production and fix ing minimum prices for farm com modities Tariff schedules should be adjusted he said with duties raised against countries using depreciated curren cies and lowered to nations on the gold standard First in importance is the balanc ing of our budget he said To accomplish this I favour Im mediate drastic reduction in the cost of government and a small manufac turers sales tax which may be elim inated once repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment is adopted We could cut costs of government very materially if Congress and the President would among other things provide for a reduction in bonus pay ments now being made to veterans of the World War Our country cannot afford bonuses and pensions to those who either never went overseas or were not injured in actual service Next In importance Is for the Gov ernment to remain on a gold basis Believes Ransom Demanded Will Not Be Paid Wife Unnerved DENVER Colo Feb 14 UP A police prediction that Charles Boettcher II kidnaped Denver mil lionaire would be released within 48 hours cheered his family today On edge with grief and fear for the safety of the 32yearold heir to one of the great fortunes of the ftocky Mountain area his oeautiful young wife an expectant mother and his parents snatched hopefully at the straw held out by Chief of Police A T Clark After 24 hours In which he directed one of the wests greatest man hunts for the abductors of Boettcher Clark announced that he had n good Idea of the identity of those behind the daring plot Boettcher he predicted would be returned home within another 48 hours unharmed and without pay ment of the ransom de manded by the men who kidnaped him about midnight Sunday in the rcnr of his palatial home in Denvers most fashionable ransom his family was anxious to pay to as sure his safe return The typewritten note thrust into the hands of Mrs Boettcher ns her husband was seized from her side in the garape back of their home was believed to have provided an impor tant clue to solution of the case Clark said detectives expected soon to know the make and date of manu Contlnued on Pagrc Ten A thrilling rescue was made at sea last night off the coast of Florida by the crew of the Sun Oil tanker J N Pew when it picked up an unidenti fied aviator GO miles off Cape Cana veral after he had drifted aimlessly about in a wrecked plane for 52 hours without food or water The aviator who was picked up in a semiconscious condition after he had been revived said he had had neither food nor water since Satxir day He said he had left West Palm Beach on that day for the Bahamas and had gone only a short distance when engine trouble forced the plane down At the time the plane was sighted the J N Pew was cnroute from Houston Texas to Marcus Hook with a cargo of petroleum oil to be dis charged at the companys plant The plane was sighted by an pffl cer on watch who reported to the cap tain Orders were given to change the course of the ship and proceed to the plane which was being tossed about In the sea When the tanker reached the plane a man was seen to be seated in the cockpit A lifeboat manned by a crew was launched and the aviator was taken to the ship where he was given a drychange of clothing and first aid treatment The tanker will arrive at Marcus Hook on Thursday with the flier aboard LINDBERGH FRIEND KIDNAPED NATIONAL ECONOMY LEAGUE IS RAPPED The National Economy League was criticized as a body representing organized wealth and international bankers trying to put the burden of disabled war veterans upon farmers and small property owners by Senator Arthur R Robinson Indiana at a legionnaire banquet in Philadelphia Major General Smedley D Butler also a guest speaker at the banquet said Japans Manchurian ambitions were similar to those of the United States in its relations with Latin America Japan needs oil Butler said and therefore seeks to build an empire The United States has a Monroe doctrine and Japan copying our tactics seeks to create arsimilar docu ment in the east SENATOR DAVIS7 TRIAL POSTPONED NEW YORK Feb new trial of U S Senator James J Davis of Pennsylvania charged with violating the National Lottery law was postponed today until Feb 27 Senator Davis is alleged to have profited by from two lotteries conducted for the Loyal Order of Moose of which he is the director gen eral The first trial of the Senator ended in a mistrial when a juror was reported by Chief Defense Counsel Charles J Margiotti of Punxsutaw ncy Pa to have visited him Held by kidnapers who demand ransom for his return is Charles Boettchcr It mil lionaire of Denver He was seized by two men as he drove into his resi dence His wife was in the motor car with him but could see the two men only sllffhtly in the dark They thrust the ransom note into her hand and bhe has announced she will pay the SfiOOOO Boeltcher is a friend of Colonel Charles A Lindbergh and the ransom note recalled the fate oC Lind berghs kidnaped son TAXPAYERS ASK LOWERCQ TAX Plead 3 Mills Rate Turkey for Jail ployes at Xmas Rap Em In its report to t 2 County Com missioners which was presented this moratnp the Delaware County Tax payers Association of which Samuel D Clyde of this city is chairman revealed thai the county tax rate for 1933 should be set not to exceed 3 mills a reduction of 1M mills from the 1932 rate Criticism is made in the report as to the management of various de partments of the court house par ticularly the commissioners paying each ior books used for the re cording of deeds and mortgages The purchase of turkeys given to employes of the prison as Christmas presents and the employment of men in the court house which the committee sees as unnec essary is Criticized in the report In one portion of the report it rends We recognize that this will economies and means that you will discontinue making pay ments to persons who for many years have been the recipients of large expenditures from our public treasury We arc calling your at GROUP ASK DOUGLASS SCHOOL STATUS Senior or Junior High They Ask Direc tors at Meeting Junior High Is Answer f With Denial of Race Distinction The much discussed Frederick Douglass school at Eighth street and Central avenue came before tha school directors again last evening at their regular session held in the Lari kin school Broad and Crosby streets when three representatives of the tional Association for the Advance ment of Colored People headed by Rev L S Moore pastor of the St Daniels M E Church questioned the members of the board concerning the use of the school Rev Moore principal spokesman of the group who has been before the board concerning the school on other occasions asked whether the i was for use as a senior or a junior nigh school In answer to this query Charles P Larkin Jr president of the board assured the pastor that tha school was a junior high school Rev Moore asked why following the June and February commencement the pupils entering the tenth grade not been permitted to go to the school instead of remaining at Continued on Last Page Continued on Ten ROOSEVELT ENDING TRIP MIAMI Feb President elect Roosevelt last full day of his vacation on the yacht Nourmahal today Ho will debark from Vincent Astors trim craft here late tomorrow and after a short speech respondingto a local welcome will entrain for New York BLAMES FORD IN BANK CONFUSION Michigan Governor Gives Low Down on Weeks Financial Suspension LANSING Mich Feb Responsibility for the eightday mor atorium on banking in Michigan was the door of the Ford Motor Company today by Governor William A Comstock He refusal of the company to subordinate its deposits with the Union Guardian Trust Company to the claims of smaller depositors and theR F C forced the moratorium to protect small depositors and to save the states banking structure Here is the plain unvarnished story ofthe events which led to the declaration of the banking morator ium Comstock said The Union Guardian Trust Com pany of Detroit has been doing bank Ing business in Michigan under the laws of the state Like other finan cial houses it has suffered deprecia tion of its assets and was seeking to get out of the banking business leav Continued on Page Ten Lack of Cash Disrupts Mich Payrolls Business DETROIT Feb gan was a confused and harried com monwealth today as cash became king and then went into hiding Conditions in Detroit grew acute at noon as the full import of the clos ing of all banks in the state for a period of seven days broke upon the city Nobody would accept checks and after a threeday holiday few people appeared to have any cash Big the tres and stores that did a rushing business on Monday however found themselves in a situation almost as acutebut exactly the reverse They had too much cash and no place to put it Armed guards watched the offices of several the atres and police scout cars redoubled their efforts to protect filling sta tions and restaurants the re ceipts of three days remained in the tills The payroll situation was In a state ol utmost confusion The state had only 53765 cash on hand at the treas urers office in Lansing State Treas urer Theodore I Fry said no dis bursements would be made until fur ther notice State employes will get scrip for the due them In payrolls tomorrow But the scrip will be worth only the paper its printed on unless and until banks are re opened City Treasurer Charles L Williams said the payroll due city employes tomorrow cannot be issued The bank holiday prevented transfer of the funds to the payroll account and the checksunder city law can not even be written Controller Chester E Rightor an nounced the city must have with in 72 hours to avoid default on maturing obligations The Department of Street Railways struggled to evolve some method of caring for workers who have not enough cash to pay for fares to and from their work The Wayne county payroll checks of will be written tomorrow but like the state checks will have to be regarded as scrip SAVE GIRL SLEDDER FROM WATERY GRAVE Betty Quiglcy an 8yearold child residing at Prospect Park was rescued from drowning last evening shortly before J oclock when a sled on which she was riding broke through the ice The youngsterwho is the daughter of Mr and Mrs James Quigley of Twelfth and Lincoln avenues had gone to the lake with several other children of about her own age and were sledding down a bank onto the ice covered lake Several trips had been made when suddenly the ica gave way and the child disappeared beneath the sur face of the water Screams from her companions attracted the attention of David JLee 14 of Thirteenth and Folsom avenues who was playing hockey with a crowd ofboysabout fifty feet away from where the chil dren were coasting He skated to within about fifteen feet of the hole where the child broke through and climbed on his hands and knees pushing his hockey stick before him on the until the girl was able to catch hold of the end when he pulled her to safety Alfred Mansure who was at tractedtothe scene by the cries of the frightened youngsters carried Betty to her home It was said at her home this morning that she suffered no ill effects from her cold plunge BANDITS GET No trace was found today of the three dapper bandits who escaoed with last night after trussing up four officials of the Bnai Nachmen Building and Loan Association in Philadelphia ILL VETERAN FOUND A shellshocked World War veteran who was found wandering uva daze in City Hall Philadelphia early today was identified by police as John W Shaw 38 a business man at 1320 Locust street Wtlliamsport Pa XL S TREASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON Feb Treasury balance as of Feb 11 27304450 expenditures customs receipts ics of Times Sunday sports in Pennsylvania cities this year seems doomed Bufc that will be of little interest to county teams Snow led to the capture of two burglar suspects in Essington That being a poor way to leave their mark in the world Fish fighting is said to be a new craze in this county On some past fights staged in this county seemed to be the ones who paid to witness em Now that baseball at night has been successful it Is planned co stage horse racing under floodlights This will prevent bettors from putting their dough on a dark horse Coroner Scneehle admits that hes a bit of a detectiveThats more than a lot of plainclothes cops can do Tax everybody for everything ad vises Bernard M Baruch to a Senata committee But hasnt that already been done Most everyones advocated a tax plan except baseball umpires Theyre probably plotting a prohibitive tax on bottles beverages The Weather WASHINGTON Feb Forecast for tonight and Wednesday Eastern Pennsylvania and New Jer sey Cloudy with light raia tonight and possibly Wednesday colder Wednesday afternoon Western rennsyivaruat Clcrudy with rain chaBjrmjr to snow proliably to night and Wednesday jnorninji colder Wednesday and in the west portion tonight TODAY S TEMPERATURES 7 a m 8 a m 9 a m 10 a m 34 11 a m 32 Noon 38 1 p m 43 2 p m 44 48 45 44 44 Ir ;