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   Chester Times (Newspaper) - February 24, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania                              DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR SIX MONTHS ENDING SEPTEMBER 1O8 57TH 17525 DaUv LeasedWire Reports ol United Press and International News Service FINAL EDITION With All Latest and Best News of the Day CHESTER PA FRIDAY FEBRUARY 24 1933 TWENTY PAGES PRICE TWO CENTS ROOSEVELT SEES FARLEY TODAY ON LIST LINEUP A GLANCE OF BEAUTY Settles Down for Confer1 ences With N Y Na tional Chairman v Names Douglas01d Friend for Budget Director Bingham to London ALBANY Feb dentelect Roosevelt who has ignored political and geographical factors to j an unusual degree in selecting his cabinet is ready now to recognize the 1 practical requirements inherent in the dispensing of patronage i He settled down today for the first of a series of conferences with James I A Parley National Democratic chair man and as such chief patronage disi penser at which the awards of plums of loyal party workers will be decided Commission chairmanships posi tiohs in the little cabinet of sistants to cabinet members and im portant postmasterships will be dis cussed in the conferences The Presidentelect had a age list of his own and Farley had one laboriously prepared after his i meetings with political leaders in Miami while Mr Roosevelt was yacht ing The two men long associated in i New York politics set out to reconcile the two lists It was reported authoritatively that i the cabinet lineup which came from Washington 48 hours ago and which 1 included the names of Daniel Roper South Carolina for Secretary of Commerce and Harold Ickes of Chi cago for Interior was authentic This list which also included the name of George H Dern former gov ernor of Utah for Secretary of War a selection confirmed at Hyde Park by Mr Roosevelt yesterday will re ceive the official approval of the Presidentelect within the week it was believed In announcing the selection of Dern Mr Roosevelt also added that hs had picked Congressman Lewis Douglas of Arizona an old friend for budget director He regards HCPE ABANDONED FOR MAYOR CERMAK MIAMI Fla Feb All hope has been abandoned for recovery of Mayor Anton J Cermak of Chicago his soninlaw Dr Frank Jirka admitted this afternoon Death is only a matter of time Jirka said Only a miracle could save him TAKES TURN FOR WORSE Its not surprising lovely Irene Wareis shoulderingto the front in the movies But if her aunt hadnt entered her nhoto in a beauty contest she might still be typing letters in a Wall street teachingschool as her parents wished She is five feet six inches tall weighs 115 pounds lias auburn hair and green eyes Continued on Pajre Eleven HELD IN HEAVY BAIL FOR TRIAL BROTHERS FACE SERIOUS CHARGE Held as Suspects in Con nection With Recent Highway Robbery Two young men residents of this county were held in 510000 bail each for trial in general sessions court follow ing a hearing this morning bej fore Judge John Linn of the Municipal Court in Wilmington Del Thejr are charged with robbing sev eral gasoline filling stations in and rtound Wilmington The men Melvin Simpson 22 of Sairer avenue and Herbert Keiper 27 of VaHeyview avenue Springfield are said to have stolen an automobile from Mrs Elizabeth Ehiler of this city which they used for the purpose of spotting places they robbed later Arraigned on charges of suspicion of highway robbery John Chandler BAIL IS IN SPEAR CASE Wealthy Man Regains His Liberty PendingLunacy Commissions Report POLICE PROBE NEW OFFICE BLDG FELLS DEATH IN CENTRAL ZONE I Javans Think Him a Sui Former Chester Times tide But Aid Perfunc tory Investigation SOLO Java Feb began an investigation today of the possibility of murder in the death of John R Pell prominent sociallyin New York and Philadelphia who was found dead in a hotel room here with a table knife through his heart It was understood the investigation largely routine and police be lieved Fell died a suicide He was understood to have remarked shortly before his death that he intended to remain in Java until he died Mrs Fell the only witness to her husbands death wasstill distraught n 7 brother William HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY fBy United Press AT AGUA CALIENTE Tassajara Chica Beck oned Geo Holiday Kop Atrnes P Lanty Boy Miriam R Irish Peer Lemme Do Chandler 25 whose address is re corded as Rockland Del were held James Spear Jr 55 wellknown Media sportsman was held under bail by Judge W Roger Frone field yesterday to keep the peace and appearwhen wanted pending the de cision of a lunacy commission which for investigation when given a preI was by the Court last week liminary hearing m police court to to determine Spears sanity Spear the son of the founder of a Philadelphia stove manufacturing company was left a fortune estimated day Both were arrested by Patrolman Hager at Sixth and Welsh streets shortly before 1 a m today when an employe of the Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company pointed them out as the two who alighted from his trolley car at Seventeenth street and Ridley avenue the preceding night about the time a woman resident of Woodlyn and her daughter were held up and robbed The victim of the gunmen was a Mrs Sikes 241 Grant avenue who reported the robbery to local police She said the men took her pocketbook which contained some change The victims will attempt to identify the suspects today Another robbery was reported this morning by John Garvey foreman on a city construction job who found Shot Pretty Monk Savoyla tool house on Melrose avenue broken ard Love Casino Crown Orrin Red into and five pairs of rubber boots Ace Lady Conard St Fal con Old Hillside Lampblack Es ing the boots kimo missing Garvey gave police the name of a boy he suspects of steal Grant Durango Torch Hchukai Asgo Grey lock Silver Bond On The Job Uutimate Vote Cordon Bleu Pat OConnor Ebbs RAID CONDUCTED IN UPPER DARBY Ray Chosn Pal Weather clear track fast State police and federal agents last raided an establishment in the at several millions of dollars years ago when his parents died Since then he has lived alone in a large house in Wallingford and has figured in the news several times because of marital difficulties He was arrested on February 17 by State police when members of the faculty of the Pendle Hill School a Friends institutionlocated near Spears home complained that he sat in his kitchen and fired shots at the school building On several occasions they testified yesterday bullets barely missed students in the classrooms Structure Being Remod eled Ready May 1 Woik was started yesterday by Contractor William R Provost upon the work of remodeling the former Chester Times building at 418 Mar ket street into a modern office struc ture It is expected the reconstruc tion work will be completed in time t to permit occupancy by tenants on or about May 1 I Exclusive of the former business i office of the Times located on the first floor Market street front there will be six generously spaced offices on the first floor There will be three entrances to the offices of tho re modeled building one ac City Hall Plaza another at 57 West Fifth street and the third leading from I City Hall Place The deep basement is being remodeled with two en trances one from Fifth street and the other from City Hall Place Two large spaces are available here for n barber thop and restaurant or kindred businesses On tho second floor here will be eight offices run j ning through the entire length of I he building from Market street to Fifth srd City Hall Plncc Provision has boon made for a passenger elevator It is expected a drug or shoe store will occupy he first floor formerly the Times business office Modern equipment and materials will be used in the and the completed sUuclurc will be an Continued on Pajc Eipht CHILD SERIOUSLY INJURED IN FALL JAPANESE QUIT NATION LEAGUE AFTER CENSURE Envoys Walk Out Saying They Will Not Return to Cooperate Body Adopts Report Against Tokio 42 to 1 on Manchuria Issue Mayor Ccrmnk nf Chicipo shot last in Miami Fla by an nn arrliNt tried to kill Presidentelect Roosevelt today causinghis attending physicians grave concern His henrt showed some of failure durinp the nightancVil Is feared pneumonia may develop Contmued on Last Pac who was found dead of knife wounds Betty Jenkins yearold daughter of Mr and Mrs R L Jenkins of fi Blakely street is in the Chester Hospital receiving treatment for a A1 John R Fell wellknown Ihiladcl of the head and William C Alexander attorney for phia society sportsman nnd banker I iracturp nf thc skull Little Spear filed a writ of habeas corpus TJlr i to gain his clients freedom and alter the hearing Judge Fronefield fixed the bail at warning Spear that if any more of his escapades reached his ears the bond would be forfeited and he would be committed to jail The lunacy commission is expected in a hotel at Solo Java where he cxPrC5f i i whcn bemR a had stopped over while on a world tour Mrs Fell his third wife who was formerly Martha Ederton a Fol lies girl was thc only witness to his death Fell was a noted poloist and turf enthusiast He was a prandson of Anthony Brcxcl founder of the ycrtcrday aftcr EXPECT ARREST TO SOLVE ROBBERIES State Police of the Media bar 7000 block Garrett road Upper Darby i racks cooperating with the police where they seized a quantity of liquor of Yeadon borough believe they and unable to amplify the statement that saw her husband sink to the floor dying and tinat she pulled the knife from his breast A guest at AT HIALEAH PARK Merman Grantor Hecla Mammys Girl Polisher Prince Ali Gracias Run Weather clear track fast and two slot machines They arrested John Madden of the 7200 block Guilford road Upper Darby and Robert M Clendenning of By wood Madden was arraigned this morning for hearing before Magistrate Fred T Cooper of Media I borough believe have cleared up six drug store rob beries in Delaware county The investigation was begun after Patrolman Harry Allen of Yeadon late on the night of February 16 Iked into a drug store conducted Abraham D Waldorf in the bor and held in the sum of S500 bail for and surprised three men con the grand jury on the gambling ducting a holdup Allen arrested Continued on Page Eleven REPRESENTED CHESTER AT HAVANA j charge and also S500 bail for the William J Miner 17 of 12 South Federal Court on the liquor charge J Fiftysecond street Philadelphia his Clendenning was taken to Philadel companions making their getaway ohia where he will be arraigned be Since nis arrest Miner has been fore Commissioner Patterson m the I interrogated by the state police and Federal Building on the charge of t taken to a number of drug stores illegal possession of liquor i wnich had been the scenes of hold The police say the place was a ups thet poHce claim he has Billycoo Plav Choicel gambling joint and had been watched confessed to taking part in six rob j benes mDelaware county and two in Philadelphia The police on information given by Miner are looking for his ac 700 block South Fiftysecond Melondez Abduction Nelson Arrogant Excavation Precious Ann James T Lady Hay Sauf Rita Lee Cloudy Day Home Shore Ulvcr cton Weather clear track fast AT FAIR GROUNDS Carr Eva S Wee Clair Busy Marie Dixie L Nora Kathryn FJora Canter Odd Star Coofle Racketeer Dac ite Gambado Octavia Knowledge Robin Kelso Beautiful Doll Titus Weather clear track muddy for some time as a place where bets were taken on horse races but noth ing was found in the building when the raid was conducted last night connected withthis form of gambling G E DARLINGTON RITES CONDUCTED Jurists and Lawyers Speak at Memorial Service for Dean of County Bar street and Louis Phipps 19 of Fortyfifth and Sansom streets Philadelphia Miner was committed without bail to the county jail today by Magis trate Fred T Cooper of Media ANOTHER FALSE ALARM In celebration of Washingtons birthday representatives of Chester Lodge No 263 I O O F attended the annual reunion which was held Wednesday at the Orphans Home in Germantown from the local lodge who attended included Thomas Keare and William T Fow den and a number of members of Lady Evalina Porter Lodge and Camilla Lodge Daughters of Rebekah of this city STIMSONJIULL TO MEET WASHINGTON Feb Secretary of State Stimson and his successordesignate Senator Cordell Hull have scheduled a conference for tomorrow at the State Department They expect to review the entire field of foreign problems Head of N Y Company Quizzed on Loans Probe of Stocks Family Visits Dying Vie in I tim of Gunshot Oxygen Tanks Ready WASHINGTON Feb 24 i UP Thc Nationril City Bank of New York was shown today In fho Senate1 stock market investigation to have advanced millions rif flollnrt to TMnn Vni1 JACKSON MEMORIAL HOS PITAL MIAMI Fla Feb INS A saddened nnd discouraged group millions of dollars to Now York brokof physicians relatives nnd friends cis fo finance operations of the Na tional Cuy Company in stock of thc bank The revelation brought from Sen alor Brookhart Repn Iowa the charge thai the bank was trading Jn stock T know nothing about it replied Hugh B Baker president of the Na tional City Company who was testi fying Ferdinand Pecoin committee coun sel said Lhnl Richard Whitney presi dent of the New York Stock Ex change had been released on sub poena until Monday The committee then will return after an interval of months to alleged manipulation of stock on the exchange Pccora questioning Baker moved abruptly from bonuses to the com panys National City Bank stock flota tion Baker said the company sold 1300000 shares of the bank stock in the year Bakers bonus for six months Pccora afkcd whether the 1300000 shares of National City Bank stock Continued on Papc Eleven noon toppled from the vehicle strik ing her head against a sidewalk She vas taken to the hospital and is being held there for observation Fiveyearold Bobby Latch 226 rONTTNTTFTl FATT East Fourth street had a narrow ours llij u TAIK escape from serious injuries yester day afternoon He was playing near a fire 13 ear his home and the flames seared his light foot He was treated for the burns at the Chester Hos pital Albert Layton 54 of 214 Welsh street ran a knife blade through hi hand last night He was taken in the Chester Hospital where the wound was given proper treatment Layton was carving meat when the knife slipped and pierced the fleshy part of his left hand HELD BY POLfcE A man booked as the Rev Benja min F White 33 said by police to be wanted on a 53000 larceny charge brought by authorities at Bridgp wacer Mass was arrested in a room ing house in Philadelphia today on a fugitive warrant and held for Massachusetts police WEATHER PROMISED Fair weather is predicted again today in EasternPennsylvaniaNew Jersey Delaware nnd Maryland There will be incieainj cloudiness tomorrow probably followed by rain at night The highest temperature here yes terday was 63 degrees at p m and the lowest was 39 nt a m Thc average of 51 was grecs above normal for the date and nineteen degrees above thc average February 23 last year Maximum temperature for the date is 75 es tablished In 1874 frnd minimum 11 in 3907 stood by here today while Anton J Ccrmnk waged a valiant but ap parently losing fight for life His colitis still causing him comiort nnd distress his heart action causing his doctois grave anxiety nnd the threat of pneumonia in tho back ground his physicians this morning issued a bulletin slightly more opttmistic than he early morning filaLcmcnt that thc mayor probably has but one chance m ten to re cover One by one the members of the family were taken into the Mayors sickroom where has lain since ho was shot down a week ago Wednesday night by the assassin who sought to kill Presidentelect Roosevelt It was understood that each of them knew that the Mayors condition was despaired of and rhnt it might be thcir last visit with him The Mayors three dauffhtcis Mrs Richcy Grnhnm Mrs Frank Jirka TOKIO Feb opposition of many military leaders the Japanese government decided to day to continue participation in the Geneva Disarmament Conference though the Japanese delegationhas withdrawn from the League of Na tions assembly The decision was reached at a con feience at the foreign office between representatives of the army and navy GENEVA Feb Jap anese delegation to the League of Nations walked but of the league as sembly meeting today after the as sembly adopted the report and rec ommendations for settlement of the Manchuriari dispute Japanese Delegate Yusoke Matsuoka told the assembly Japan could no longer cooperate with the league The assembly vote was 42 to 1 with one abstention The United Press correspondent asked Matsuoka if the Japanese dele gations action in leaving the assem bly meant his governments with drawal from the league We are not coming Mat suoka answered Matsuoka later announced the delegations withdrawal from the league the first step in breaking re lations with Geneva Two years is required to make withdrawal final Japan will be held responsible for iiiirmment of her international ob ligations during that tune The Japanese delegation stalked from the hall while a translator in terpreted Matsuokas speech In the galleries some spectators hissed while others applauded Matsuoka usually typifying tho placid Oriental diplomat was nervous before he began his speech and aban doned the text before he finished He shouted from the rostrum Japan will oppose any attempt at international control of Manchuria It does not mean that we defy you because Manchuria belongs to us bv right Read your history We recovered Manuchuria from Russa We made It what it is today He referred to Russia as well as China as a cause for deep and anx ious concern lor Japan We look into the gloom of the future and can see no certain gleam of light before us Matsuoka de clared He reiterated that Manchuria was matter ol life and death for Japan and thafc no concession or compromise was possible saying Japan has been Continued on Page Thirteen Continued on rajre Eleven NEE ARE BEING MADE Employer of the roadway main tenance department of the Southern Pennsylvania Traction Company are repairing worn plncos In the asphalt paving between tho rails of the various trolley lines throughout he city Thc work was started nt the northern end of Providence avenue and is being broughtdown through the central business section on Mar ket street and Ed gin on t avenue The cpairs will bc carried eastward and westward from thc central section to include all lines within the city limits ASKS REVIEW OF CASE WASHINGTON Feb Anthony Volpe a reputed lieutenant i Sunrise today wai at and sunset will be t Eastern Standard a p m m HELD FOR COURT w Long and George L of the Al Caponc gang in Chicago to bofch of Concord township were day petitioned the Supreme Court by Alderman M P Elliott of for review of a decision of the Cir cuit Court of Appeals upholding an order for his deportation AlSmith Turns in New Cabinet m Job Proxy Ninth Ward in bail each for court charged with larceny of a pigpen from the property of Alex ander Navickis of 227 Booth street The property from the pen is alleged to have been taken Is near the BethelConcord township line at Brandywinc Summit Na Ickis was represented by Attorney Lloyd Goman and the defendants by John J Stetscr Firemen were given a useless run at 215 a m today when GIVEN THEIR LIBERTY d 4 fal over y ALBANY N Y Feb Alfred E Smith rejected an offer from Presidentelect Roosevelt for a cabi rireets Police and firemen are innet hold on yestigating and believe they have ini The twt saw thpm Well I couldnt buy any at Chi cago and now ITw pot a new outlook Smith vebugaung ana oenevp iney nave in1 ThP u George Eyre Darlington dean of formation that may lead to the arrest iastnVhr at STe annS dmnpr of fh2 T L e American Bar was larf st rr tv0 last tne ainua1 dinner or the If I had thouel Women Canvassers For Chester Times Unknown to Office Reports have been received at the Chester Times that two women have been canvassing the city asking housewives pertinent ques tions concerning this newspaper The Chester Times is employing no women canvassers or agents and when It does credentials will be provided the American Bar was laid at rest of the yesterday afternoon in Chester Rural cemetery with ceremonies as plain i and unobtrusive as the life the vet1 erai attorney had lived Preceding the funeral services the 100year old lawyer was eulogized by distinguished jurists and attor neys in a special meeting of the Del aware County Bar Association held in No 1 court room of the court house Judge Oliver B Dickinson of the U S District Court said This is a notable occasion not only because the life of George Darlington stretched beyond a century but for the kind of life it was In him we have the last type of man of which he was a representative To thos who knew him the L Legislative Correspondents Assocla Continued on Thirteen Jap Diplomat Regrets Action GENEVA Feb feel like an ancient Samurai who finds fate has forced him to com mit harikiri This was the statement made to International News Service today by Yosuke Matsuoka of Japan a few minutes after he had an nounced withdrawal of his dele gation from the League of Nations assembly Japan docs not want to do what it has just done he said But it was fated i tion i Foam Sweet Foam the j theme t The curtain rises on the front of a i I New York City cafe Mr Roosevelt It wasnt Hearst or McAdoo in the guise of Uncle Sam removes I put you where youre at a padlock and enters He finds Al I hope you Smith behind the Two inebriates half of the class faced Maciistraic Honan in police rourt today were discharged Al and Frank then sang a duet TheV were slated as Robert Evans of the 100 block on East Thirteenth street and ChesterCzyzewski 26 of Third and Hmkson u i i If I had thought you vould give your pal A thp ya GIRL LEAVES HOME AFTER CHASTISEMENT GAS EXPLOSION ENTOMBS MINERS LINCOLN tod Feb A terrific gas and dust explosion to day wrecked the Derring No 6 coal mine six miles south of here and en tombed two miners who were believed to have been killed instantly The victims were Matthew War drope 44 nnd John Robertson 55 Pire followed the explosion Rescue crews from the Terre Haute mine rescue station succeeded In put tmp out the flames and entered the mine to search for the bodies U S TREASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON Feb 24 INS Treasury balance as of February 21 expenditures 08494 customs receipts ics of Times A local window cleaner fell the other lay Its hard to figure how anyone could fall for that job in wintertime Angnrod brrnuse she by her stepmother early today Evelyn Patton 14 of 214 Wood row street dis appeared from home and Is believed to bc enroute to ihe home of a friend In Phoenixville Pa The stepmother Sarah Pat ton who asked police to nid in a search for the girl described Evelyn as being short stout with light bobbed hair freckled face and a very coarse voice When she left home the girl wore a black coat trimmed with a light fur coUar Now that the Wisconsin dairymen T strike is over guess many readers will say theres no use in crying over spilled milk A judge has ruled that It Is all right for a woman to go through her husbands pockets A sense of fairness however should prevent her coming back to bed and waking him up to complain of insufficient funds Several complaints about stray dogs have been heard m police station recently The same complaint has been heard in local dance halls A fashion note say women will wear moire this season With summer coming we hope they wear moire During the past year a score of men have applied for the job of official executioner Isnt that kill ing Will Play Prominent Part in Times Cooking School Program I would never hap ftood for you In 1328 f So listen old potato dont ever get high hat who Will you take a plaice in my cab Say will remember when youre handing out the pap That I just couldnt say goodbye Roosevelt took up the song Although youre always saying youre inet inquires Uncle Sam secretary of commerce Id take it if I was as good as you out of politics at trading the bartender replied j I put it uptoFarley and all he Well the Roosevelt character re said was nix torted I GARNERED the nomina1 Like William Jennings Bryan hell j tion In another skit reenacting the discharge of a sergeantatarms in Washington for an article he wrote in the outlook Roosevelt asks Al what do you think of Senators tak ing bribes come back in 36 For you dont know the word good bye i In addition to the PresidcnteIect and Smith many other national and state political figures attended the dinner So He Lost the WASHINGTON Pa Feb a yarn you bridge fansl Dr E M Hazlett held a perfect hand last 13 spades He bid seven spades Ed Miller an opponent had a Miller bid seven notrump Dr Hazlett and his partner set the contract two tricks and made a score of 200 The spade grand slam would have netted close to 3000 points j If you would be healthy and happy give thotighr to your food That is j he advir of Mrs Katherme Delaney of the DC Both Home Makers School i who will conduct the annual cooking school program for the Chester Times next Tuesday Wednesday and Friday j afternoons and Thursday evening in the auditorium of the Masonic Temple Ninth and Welsh streets The health and well being of the entire family depends chiefly upon the food they eat says Mrs Delaney It is not cnouRh to know that food is fresh and of good quality but It must be properly cooked to preserve Its value as food attractively served to tempt the appetite and sufficiently varied to gave the necessary balance This year continues Mrs Delaney the demonstrations are planned so A sailor who landed in Marcus Hook brought in a case of small pox But that isnt the kind of a case the natives look for Not that it matters much but Pres ident Roosevelts ship of state starts out with a Woodin Hull Several policemen here have died from high blood pressure This is merely printed as advice for some who worry about warrants Continued on Last Page The Weather WASHINGTON Feb UP Forecast for tonight and Saturday j Eastern Pennsylvania New Jersey i Partly cloudy tonigrht Saturday in creasing cloudiness and slightly warmer probably followed by rain in late afternoon or at night Western Pennsylvania increasing cloudiness tonight followed by rain Saturday not much change in tem perature TODAYS TEMPERATURES 6 a m4211 a m 54 7 a m43 Noon 56 8 a m42 1 p m 53 9 a m48 2 p m 51   

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