Chester Times, February 17, 1933

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Chester Times (Newspaper) - February 17, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania DAS LY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOK SI X MONTHS FN DINO SFPTEMBER 20,108 57TH YEAR—NO. 17.510. Dalit Lea-MI Wire Revo—* of Potted »n<1 International News Se: vice (INS) ■UPI ( HESTER, PA.. FRIDAV. FEBRUARY IT. 1933 FINAL EDITION ★ ★ ★ ic With All Latest and Best News of the Day TWENTY PAGES PRICE, TWO CENTS tory Is ( ast for Blaine Resolution Experted to Pass the House •—To lie Voted on in Conventions WASHINGTON, Feb. IT (INS)-Democratic and Republican Horn-0 leaders today joined in a prediction that the Blame prohibition repeal resolution will b^ adopted by the House on Monday. A margin of ten to 20 votes was forecast. After a preliminary canvass, both Representatives Rainey, of Illinois. Democratic leader, and Snell, of New York, Republican leader, said the resolution was assured the necessary two-thirds vote. Crew, After Bein;. Water for ~>2 Hours I ron Brink, Florida aviator, who was rescued bv the Sun Oil tanker, J. V Pew, f.O miles off the cor ( of Florida after his airplane sank. He was landed at Marcus Hook night. JUDGE MacDADE RAPS SPEC! A I- WASHINGTON. Feb. IT < INS1 — The termination of national prohibition within four years was a possibility today as the Senate forwarded to the House the Blaine resolution, proposing repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment. Wet leaders declared the House was certain to approve the resolution. Dry leaders, expressing doubt ov<sr the outcome in the House, predicted the proposed amendment would never be int tfied.    ___ Speaker Garner was ready to force    A • a vote on the resolution in the House E XpFCSSOS Ills (/pinion today. He announced he would recognize a motion to suspend tire rulers, a parlimentary maneuver which would permit immediate action on the resolution. Garner told his friends the House would approve it. Even though it defeated a lift" resolution last December. The wets must gain six House botes. The resolution, as the Senate approved it by a vote of 63 to 23. was drafted along the lines of the Dent-erratic plank on prohibition. It proposed outright repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment, but. prohibited transportation of alcoholic beverages into rirv states for delivery therein. It called for ratification by conventions within seven years. "This resolution.” said Senator Blaine CR) of Wisconsin, its author. “will be approved by the House Monday. It will be submitted to the states within ten days. It will be ratified by March 4, 1937. at the latest, and possibly by 1935.” The process of ratification will br complicated. All other amendments to the Constitution have been ratified bv state legislatures but wet leaders insisted the issue of prohibition repeal bs submitted to votes of the people in the states. The direct vote will be accomplished through the When Explaining Court Procedure to Students Says Proposer! Economy Would l essen Efficiency of the Counts Investigating committees and their reports were blasted in court yester- reporters the entire story. Threatened by Man-eating Sharks: Iv*pt Afloat in Ilome-madc Preserver Tossed around on a storm-whipped ocean among a ; choel of man-eatmg sharks and buffet ted by 200-pound porpoises for 52 hours, while he clung to a home-made life preserver, and then lo be snatched from the jaws of death when he was about to give up hope, was the thrilling experience of Leon Brink, a commercial flier, of Daytona Beach, Fla who landed at Marcus Hook, aboard the Sun Oil tanker J. N. Pew. last night. Tanned to a chestnut brown by exposure to the clements for three days and two nights, his lips swollen and broken as the result of the heating by mountainous waves of salt water. B. ink, a world war veteran smiled as he sat on the fo’castle of Ufo reset:" vessel today and recounted his thrilling experience. He was picked up by the crew of the J. N. Pew at 3 p. rn last Mon- ; day, in the Gulf Stream, about, 60 miles off -he coast of Florida, after hp had drifted approximately 150 miles with the tides. He owes his life to the keen hearing of Second Mate G. Donald Arntz, of Maytown, La ti- I easter county, a graduate of (he ! school hip Annapolis, who heard j Brink s faint shouts for help as the vessel steamed close by. The rescue was made by a crew : in charge of First Mate George Hole m an. under the direction of Captain John Pvprlink. of Wrigley avenue. Yeadon, this county. At first. Brink was reluctant to dwell on the horrors of his expen- ! ence, but finally opened up and told Bulletin Issued at Miami Hospital Indicates That Chicago Mayor's Wound Has Developed No Complications — Passes Restful Morning Is Cheerful—Womans Condition Reported Not Hopeful Assassin Under Heavy Guard—Is Assigned Three Members of Florida Bar For Defense Hearing Set For Tomorrow — Roosevelt Selects Hull For Cabinet Post — Due in New York Today MIAMI, Fla., Fob. 17—(UP)—Mayor Anton Ormak’s condition was “very satisfactory” this afternoon. Tho following bulletin was issued: “Mayor ("umiak is sleeping and his condition is very satisfactory. Pulse Ob, temperature 08.8, respiration 20.” Dr. T. VV. Hutson, who is attending: Mrs. Joseph H. Gill, said that she would be given another blood transfusion early this afternoon. Dr. Hutson pointed out that transfusion was not Imperative, hut would he given to help Mrs. Gill hold the gain she has made. Ile said the blood count was favorable. Continued on Page Seven GEN. PRICE FOR WIDE POWERS EOR E. I). R. HARRISBURG, Feb. 17-\IN9»-Ma J. Gen. William G. Price, Jr.. of Chester, commander of the Pennsylvania National Guard, was a staunch supporter today of the movement to give President-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt emergency powers to reorganize the Federal government. Speaking at a banquet of the Governor’s troop of the guard last night. General Price attacked the present Congress for its lack of courage and said: "I don’t think we’ll rome out of this until one man with sufficient courage is given the power to do things he honestly thinks should be done. It doesn’t, matter whether we’re Republicans or Democrats. It’s high time somebody says I’m an American and this country’s got to live.’ ” General Price is a Republican. day bv Judge Albert Dutton MacDade when lie addressed a large group of .students from the Prospect Park High school. It was clear that the criticism from the Bench was directed at two recent reports made to the County Commissioners, one from the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce and the other from the Delaware County Taxpayers’ Association. J. IL Ward Hinkson. chairman of the Chamber of Commerce Committee, sat in court when the judge made his attack. Later in the day, during the trial of the case in which Mr. Hinkson was one of the attorneys, the lawyer suggested shortening some of the testimony, railing attention to the cost of transcribing “at thirty conks a .sheet” "Court reporters earn all they get lot-their arduous work,” retorted Judge MacDade. riding that "some reports which criticise conditions are made after only superficial examination." "We will never submit to economy when such proposed economy lessens the power and the efficiency of the courts ’’ said Judge MacDade. “We admit a looseness in municipal con- Conlinued on Fag** Eighteen UPPER DARBY MAN GETS APPOINTMENT Richard F. EnnX, of Upper Darby. has bern appointed Special Deputy of the Department of Banking in charge of the affairs of the closed Chester County Trust Company, and has already assumed his duties. His appointment by Dr. William D. Gordon, secretary of banking, was filed with the Chester County Court yesterday and is on file at the pro-thonotary’s office. A surety bond in the sum of $200,000 was placed on record along with the appointment. "I left Miami in my two-seated Curtis Fledgling and was headed for the Bahamas, where I was to tak*’ a passenger aboard. I had tuned the ship before leaving and never ... ^ — Continued on Fate Eleven POLICE PROBING DEATH OF MAN Fending an investigation into the death of Philip Mowry. 60, 911 East Sixteenth street, who was found dead at 6 a. rn. today in an establishment conducted by Jesse O’Neill, 226 Fast Fourth street, the latter is being held by pollee. O Neill walked into police station this morning and informed police that Mowry had spent the night in his place, and when he tried to arouse him this morning, was unable to do so. Police went to O'Neill’s place and removed the unconscious form of Mowry to the Chester Hospital, where physicians pronounced life extinct The body was taken in charge by Deputy Coroner George White who may order a post-mortem examination to determine the cause of death. O Neill told police that Mowry had a flask trf liquor with him when he entered th* place last night and drank some of it before he went to .sleep on a cot. Following the report, police marie a search of O Neill’s store and confiscated beer making apparatus. TALK WAS FEATURE Boys of the Franklin Junior Hi-Y Club continued their program of vocational lectures last evening at a meeting held in the Y. M C. A building. Seventh street and Edgmont avr- Iinmcdiatelv after    he had    attempted to kill President-elect Roosevelt—an    attempt which resulted    In five other persons being wounded—Guiseppe Zangara was    seized bv the police, as    the crowd advanced shouting “Lynch him.” and taken    to jail.    He is shown {renter)    being guarded by Sheriff    Dan Hardie (left! and    Patrolman I . CL Crews right    . After    his arrest police said    Zangara admitted he also    wanted to kill President    Hoover and shouted that he hated all government. COUNTY SCHOOL LEADERS OPPOSE CODE REVISION Action Taken In Directors at Media Convention to Fight Changes Dr. Kinihor E. N ought, of Eolcroft, Elected Head of Association School directors of Delaware county arr strongly opposed to the proposed revision of the School Code of the State, now under consideration by the State Lrgi,;,Inturn, it was made clear yesterday A resolution adopted at the annual convention of the Delaware County Association of School Directors, held Daughter-in-Law of F. D. R., VUlanova Girl, to Join Him Three members of the Roosevelt family will meet the Presidentelect in Philadelphia this afternoon, when hts train, enroute (rom Florida to New York, arrives at the Baltimore and Ohio station. 'I’hr train will stop hut a few minutes, railroad official.1 said Those who will join the Presidentelect for the remainder of the journey to New' York will be Elliott Roosevelt and Mrs. Curtis R. Dali, son and daughter of the President-elect, and Mrs. Elliott Roosevelt, who Is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William IL Donner, of Villa nova. GENEVA REPORT CENSURES JAPAN Condemned for Not Submitting China, Dispute Arbitration Einal Action on league Withdrawal Expected Tomorrow' in Tokio MIAMI. Fla.. Feb. 17 GNS) Giuseppe Zangara, who wounded five persons in his unsuccessful attempt against (he life of President-elect Roosevelt, today was assigned three prominent members of the Florida Par as attorneys for his defense. In selecting counsel for the would-be assassin, Judge F, C. Collins, of the criminal court, postponed arraignment of Zangara from today until tomorrow morning. The attorneys, selected by Judge Collins, were Louts M. Twyman, president of the Dade County Bar Association; James N. McGnsklll. past, president of the association, and Alfred F Rain, prominent member of the bar. Twyman, speaking for the trio of lawyers, said: “We will be glad to accept the appointment aa counsel for the prisoner and will report, at Ihe proper time after viewing the facia In the case " Tomorrow’s healing ww for IO a. rn. LONG SESSION OF LY SEE The prisoner is charged with assault with intent, to murder. -Thera ate four counts in the charge, each one carrying a maximum penalty of 20 years rn the State penitentiary at Raiford. New charger, of course, will be brought, in the event of one of tho a - a. sin’s victims succumbing. Ihe condition of Mayor Anton J. Cornink. of Chicago, and Mrs Joseph Gill, two of the wounded victims, was still serious. Late bulletins from the hospital announced that the Chicago mayor had spent a comfortable night but still was in danger. He was reported as being too weak to undergo an operation for tho removal of the soft-nosed bullet, lodged in hts back. The condition of Mrs. GUI was serious It was started at the hospital that she would undergo another blood transfusion later today. The appointment of the three distinguished lawyers was made despite the fart. that Zangara expressed no Interest In obtaining defense counsel. lh* had told Judge Collins that he Fonttnued on Page. Eighteen OPPOSE CHANGES IN SCHOOL CODE BEATEN, ROBBED BY NEGRO THUG GENEVA. Feb. 17 - GIP) The League of Nations condemned Japan today for not, submitting the Manchurian dispute to arbitration and decided that Japans military action could not be regarded as measures of self defense. The leagues position was defined May Continue Until .lune Protest Meeting Is Held by or July, Due to Unem ployment Bills Representatives of Pike ( omnium!ies in the auditorium of the Media High Philadelphia Man the Vie- in the report of the committee anima opposi-    —    —    -    —- pointed to study the dispute with China and make recommendations the lion, but provides for carrying fight to the Legislature. In urging that the Legislature endeavor to find new sources of revenue for education, to relieve the burden tim of Holdup in olden, Today (don nue. William Krell. principal of the on real estate, the resolution suggests Franklin school and adviser of the the adoption of a State Income tax club, gave an interesting short talk-- on “Railroading’*.    I    Continued    on    Page    Seven HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY (By United Press) CHICAGO’S MAYOR LED FROM SCENE OF SHOOTING AT FAIR GROUNDS 1—Grand Flight. 2—Mtllhand, Hazel Denson. Alice Del, Red Vest. 3—Lady Westy, Vietorium, Miss Kathryn. Col. Claister, Flora Canter, Cliftons Marie. I—Riff Raff. OII Queen, Thistle Ace, Bos* Lurk, (fascia. 5—(Off I. 6—(Run a* 5th) — (None). 7—(Run as fith)—Princess Octa, Sunnyside I p, Mnpulikit, Bagataway. 8—(Run a* 7thi—Golden nay, Excellency. ‘I—(Off. Only 7 races today). Weather, cloudy; track, muddy. AT AGUA CALIENTE 1—Polly Cee, Garnet IL. Gold Clasp, Winter Neighbor, Nagatha, Krv Kelly. 2—Thistle Dick. Yogano, King Caress, Indian (Lame, Maxie Binder. Tim-bus. 3—Bonnie Betty, Lady Partridge. Lord Algy. Krakerjac, Dunes, Sedreg. I—Maw id, Scotland Blues, I rsana Gordon Blue, Escoba Prize. Horas .*>—( omradeslup, Quick Return. Bagiel, triassic. 6—Et ( heevito, Buster H, Jibe, Frank D , Catty, Wre Chap, 7—Brillante, Alma, Suitor. W rather, clear; track. fast. AT HIALEAH 1—Comes June, ( ircean. Dusk* Lass, Black Sheep, silly Sis, Our Moment. 2—Wtllir Klein Lurk In Sueepstonr. lusta leather. Bre-zine On 3—Nose In. t—Hihala. 5—i None). 6—i None), 7— None , Weather, clear; track, fast. AT HAVANA 1—Eddie Lehmann. Hamhocks, Dark Dawn. Heighe Bob, Iryor. .Mendel!. 2—1 None . 3—Flag Trick. Play ( hoiee. I— None . ,V— None), 6— Mr Wise. Saucy M-r a We# I*. '— Declared cfi >uh named). W father, dear, track. faG, Harold G. Roberts. 20, of the 5400 block Irving street, Philadelphia, was held up bv a Negro thug this morning .shortly after 9 o’clock on the west side of Glenolden, knocked senseless bv a blow on the right, side of the head. and robbed of $15, the footpad making his getaway. Roberts, a former resident of Glenolden and a loral pugilist., had come from his home in Philadelphia earlier In the morning to keep an appointment. with Russe] 8t,umm, of McKinley Park, who was to have met him in a store conducted by Frank Genova, from where they were to go to Media to pay a bill w'hirh Roberts owed. When Stumm failed to put in an appearance, Roberts left the store w'lth the intention of railing at the home of las chum. He had gone only a short distance, he says, when he was arm ted by the footpad who    Injured    sustaining inquired of him the way to a mal    body    bruises.    She for a settlement 'Die report and the recommendations will be published and broadcast throughout the world. The report railed Manrhukuo in effect a “puppet state” of Japttn “The main administrative and ixdltl- Contlnued un Page I Ighteen VEHICLES COLLIDE; WOMAN BKD Tensing control of his automobile when it skidded on a sheet of Ice at Ninth street, and Central avenue, this morning. Charles Hickman, 50. of Frankford, Del., and his aunt. Sarah M, Smith, 75, of the same address, were injured when the car crashed into a trolley car. The woman was the most seriously head cuts and was admitted to yard. As Roberts stood on the side- the Chester Hospital for treatment walk, furnishing the information, the and Hickman was arrested on a thug struck him on tile tight side of technical charge, blit released for his the head over the eye The forte of appearance in police court one week the hlow felled and stunned Roberts hence, whose porker.1- were riffed of the money as he lay in the snow. Roberta, upon regaining his senses, returned to the store, where Mrs. Genova, wife of the proprietor, ad-jministered first n;d treatment and called the police Patrolmen Theodore lyons and William Gorman began a search for the Negro, described as being about five feet nine inches in height Mrs. Genova reported to the police that, earlier in the morning a Negro had entered the store and inquired the way to Cooke and Gardner avenues a location that dors not exist Police are inc lined to believe he wa* the same man who held up and robbed Roberts. GKN KRAL BITKER EXPRESSES VIEWS “DRI NKS" GIW V SURPRISE Three inebriates were mildly surprised this morning when each was fined $2 and cost* with Hie preference of 24 hours in jail. by Magistrate Honan in police court,. The defendants were slated as Frank Corrigan, 41, homeless, Charles O'Donnell, 64 West Ninth street, and Walter Turner, 43, of the HOO block White street. HARRISBURG, Pa.. Feb. 17 GTP) A survey of the Pennsylvania legislative situation today Indicated that the present sr Don of the General Assembly will continue, until June and perhaps even July Leaders of the House of Rrpte- sentativT.s said It may he six weeks before the various appropriation bills are correlated into a general appropriation measure. The majority agree j that It will be impossible to consider I unemployment relief until they have a definite knowledge of the amount they will appropriate for the operation of the Blate government during the biennium. If the appropriation bill and the budget situation are not settled before March I, It will delay further consideration of various bills pending before both the Senate aud the House. At tile beginning of March the General Assembly must make provision to rarrv on the Blate relief program after April I when the present Stntc Continued on Page Eighteen ( LOUDY; LICHT BAIN FORECAST FOB TODAY Light rain la possible here. and cloudy skies ate predicted throughout Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey. Delaware and Maryland. There will rain tomorrow, with not much , change in temperature. The highest temperature here yesterday w'as 37 degrees, at 3 p. rn,5 and the lowest wan 24. at ROS a, rn. J The average of 30 wa* four degrees ; below normal for the date but the same as the average February 16 last year. Maximum temperature for the date la 68 established in 1921, and minimum 2, in 1888 Sunrise today was at 6 51 a rn, and sunset, will be at 5.39 p. in , Eastern Standard Time. A large audience of men ani women from the various boroughs along Chester pike and adjacent territory. gathered in the auditorium of Glen-Nor High School, last night, heard Dr, Carroon Ross, supervising principal of the Doylestown schools, bitterly flay certain provisions of the proposed new school code, and with (qual enthusiasm praise other provisions of the code. In an add re.-;, which lasted more than an hour and a hair, Dr. Ross Continued on Page Eighteen Topics of Times “County Pastor Gets, A Surprise J* reads a Times headline. Without a king we imagine .someone dropped a half-dollar In the basket. A bank robber was shot and killed by Philadelphia cops. They evidently aim to please since so much criticism of the department has been made. Complaints are being heard about motorists who drive recklessly past. the Chester Hospital. Maybe they are in a hurry to get there. Ruddy Purnslev notes that some persons are determined to make their mark in the world, even if they have to do it with a lead pencil on the walls of the cells at police station. Many radio fans are complaining about the programs they tune in. Cheer up. We just read about a few radio sopranos who have tonsihtis. A mechanical man was exhibited in Philadelphia yesterday. The dispatch failed to state at what dinner he was speaking. Ifs an ill wind that leaves a flat tire, but it’s a worse one that leaves a man that way. C.    ofC. Group Analyzes Possible County Savings The telegraph one fast way of spreading news. Tela-woman is still a better way. There ara a few who remember th# good old days when one used to sneak into a meat market and ask for calves’ liver in an apologetic manner. EGI RTH INST AEM!NT In its military exeunt mainland of A ta, Japan what it ha read m Amer said Major General Smec ler U. 8 M C . retired, at meeting yerterday "Japan sees how we pined the nations of under the skirts of the trine ” said General Butler no reason why it shouldn is to til# imitating rican history, ■diev D Built a luncheon have dtsci-his continent Monroe Doc-’ and sees do the ame thing on the other hemisphere I have talked frank!' generals in the Orient a to be the case ” 3 tiro of the w rat i of th** min who attempted to kill Pre * id< nt-c »>< t goo \ r 11, in Miami, Ila. Mavor \nton C'-rmak »»f    Chicago, is shown    (center) as    he u *s ted to the motor far in which he was carried to th* ***• pp al. NG- th*    butte! vmod •* v * »' t    --si « » lh" me*', serious)*, in »r-d of th* five per*on*    who were • irk b bu’ * <    I \lis-pp* 7 >nt~? *    i umped fir*    rho R o**ei elt’« ear** firs the esteem* l*ft is fits    .Manager L. L. L**, cf Miasm, and on the rig lit VV. VV. Wood, Democratic committeeman for Dade county, Ha. WASHINGTON Treasury balance IRLAS! RY Fe Japan#! d I know this I A— 1341 354 364 38 expenditure* 15.633 -( 194 45, Cus'.onu receipts, $8,671,976,29. 1 Th* fourth instalment of ’he Cheder Time* d’gtet of the report, submitted last week by th* Chamber of Commerce to the County Commissioner*, railing for approximately $300 000 in savings in the government of the county, Lr presented today. A total saving of $18,919 la requested in the Sheriff's office, of which $17,-705 would be in salaries, including a curtailment of personnel. Expense reductions are only $1214 A total of $32,400 was requested for 1933 for 12 deputy sheriffs at $2,700 each .but the committee recommends ll at $1,800. Instead of 5 clerks, at $1 404 each there would b* 4 at $ 1,040 each. The committee report on this department, stated "Upon examination of salaries paid deputy sheriffs in Philadelphia J county, we found that salaries paid! to deputies in about $900 high Philadelphia rn par Ison of rate: in Philadelphia ware county dis ity. We believe work be sc ? county, are those paid in U Also a com-pav of deputies h those in Delays a wide dispar-»t the volume of required of the deputies could distributed among the remain- The Weather ti mg men that no overburden of work would be appreciably noticeable. “Our figure as recommended for dockets, forms and stationery Is in line with recommendation for similar expenditures rn other departments which takes into consideration overcharges being made for these supplies. “There is nothing to indicate that moving of prisoners for 1933 will entail any additional sums spent over tuntiaucd on Last Page, IO a rn. WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 (UP) — Forecast for tonight and Saturdayi Eastern Pennsylvania:    (loud*, probably rain or snow tonight and saturday; not mach change in temperature. Western Pennsylvania:    rioudv, probably rain or snow tonight and Saturday; slightly colder Saturday in southwest portion. New Jersey: Cloudy, probably rain tonight and Saturday; not much change in temperature. TODAY’S TEMPERATURES 6    a    m.    .....    34 11    a    rn    .....    43 7    a     ......32 Noon    ......... 41 8    a    rn......34 I    p    m......43 9    a    rn.    .....    37 2    p.    rn.    ......    43 .    40 ASSASSIN HELD BY MIAMI AUTHORITIES riz&n/rA f e>zt’Tinen> Cis KIVIA.J\. 15Li I I this.j LIKELY TO LIVE; F. D. R. NEARS HOME SENATE VOTES AFLOAT 52 HOURS AVIATOR, FORCED FOR REPEAL; GOES ■P’ffls. DOWN IN OCEAN, TO STATES: 63-23 IF OSP TELLS OF RESCUE More Than Two-thirds Yic- Uicked Up by Sun Tanker ;