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Chester Times (Newspaper) - February 28, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR SJX MONTHS ENDING SEPTEMBER 2O I OS FINAL EDITION With All Latest and Best News of the Day 57TH 17528 Daily Leased Wire Reports ot United Press UP and International News Service INS CHESTER PA TUESDAY FEBRUARY 28 1933 EIGHTEEN PAGES ECONOMY BILL READY FOR THE PA LEGISLATURE Turner Program Elimi nates Many State Com missions and Bureaus GERMAN REICHSTAG DAMAGED BY FLAMES Senate Passes Finally Mc Glure Road Damage Measure UP HARRISBURG Pa Feb 28 The McClure bill creating a con stitutional convention in Pennsyl vania to consider prohibition repeal was approved today by the Senate law and order committee An amend ment setting the number of dele gates at 51 including 17 at large and 34 from the congressional districts was adopted by the committee The bill would provide for action on the 21st amendment repealing Fed eral prohibition cendiary lawmakers of Germany HARRISBURG Pa Feb Turner plan a program of state economies was ready for sub mission TO a busy state legislature today The savings schedule evolved by a group of legislators rested in the pocket of Rep Elhvood J Turner Delaware county who was prepared to introduce it almost immediately No intimations of what it would propose were forthcoming as leaders of the House and the Senate gave it their final study before bringing it into public view The economies however were ex pected toinclude recommendations for elimination of many state com missions and bureaus for reductions of departmental salaries and for consolidations of much governmental business The State Government Committee holiday of the House in which the plan was The states highest BERLIN ROUNDS UP COMMUNISTS IN REICHS FIRE Burning of Government Building Seen as Plot for an Uprising Dutch Red Held as Incen diary 60 Others Are Held in Cells and historic Reichstag in Berlin which was badly damnred by fire of probable in slafr to Germany is the equivalent of our capitol at Washington It was here that A number of Communists have been arrested CONTINUED FAIR WEATHER PREDICTED Fair weather is predicted today and tomorrow with slowly rising tem perature tomorrow in Eastern Penn sylvania New Jersey Delaware and Maryland The highest temperature here yes terday was 41 degrees at 3 p m and the lowest was 27 at a m The average of 34 was two degrees A PASSES AMTBIIL Aims to Protect State Financial Institutions Plan Is Optional HARRISBURG Feb utrgruts i IT 0r j Pennsylvania will have nn Hani below normal for the date and eight r is an readiness for the h bankjeen degrees below the average Fob first session of the 1933 Times Cook noiioay ruary 27 last year Maximum ing School which will open this aft BERLIN Fob Tile Hit lor government today ordered the fir rest of every Communist connected with the government for alleged com j plicity with tho attempted destruc j tion by fire of the government build ing yesterday A ban on the Communist and So cialDemocrat press was dcceed by Hermann Wilhelm Goerinp minister without portfolio in the Hitler cov ernmcnt Goering charged that tho Reichstag fire was part of a plot for a Com munist uprising which had ns its all government build ings and the wholesale looting of Evidence uncovered today indicated that the Reichstag fire winch left the main hall of the legislative buiM ing a mass of charred ruins but which spared the library of the his toric edifice was deliberately set ly a Dutch Communist named Van Der THREE WORKMEN BURNEDONEOF THEOATALLY Showered by Flaming Oil When Steam Shovel Prong Breaks Pipe Line Were Employed by Con tractor Building Road Near Gradvville MARDI GRAS QUEEN To Miss Marjr 1rnnccs Buck of New Orleans La falls the honor of relRninR ns queen ovor the annual Murcli Grnsfestivities this year Her T i WVMUIUUJIUM iwmca van uer r irSt beSSlOn IniS After Lucbbcns acting in concert with a noon Large Attendance Expected number of other conspirators Police reported that after the fire was discovered men were seen tush ing through the building with lighted torches in their hands Vnn Dcr Luebbens said he had no confederates in his attempt to destroy the government buildings We arc ready to fight to the ut of the House in which the plan was The states MVP beraturc for the date is 67 rsKWiVhPH I v VP Rrc caaV to the ut developed was among the many officials gave ernoon at 2 oclock in the Masonic any attempt against the stales mittees scheduled for meetings as i that plomise todnv aftei enacting a I Temple Ninth and Welsh Goertngs official com mittees scheduled for meetings as the legislature began the second day 1 measure which provides the banks of its ninth week with foundations upon which to rear Another committee called into a new financial structure and solidify sion was the Special House ComJ the old Beginning today every Pennsyl vania bank may set up a plan whereby all future deposits shall be kept one mittee named to draft a liquor control plan to replace the State Enforcc The bill repealing that act was I hundred percent liquid today was at a m sunset will be at p m j Mrs Katharine Dclaney who will Standard Time among the liberal measures which the Senate Law and Order Com mittee expected to consider in its adopting the plan incoming funds will b existin segregated from previously accounts and will be avail CABINET ALMOST FILLED Goertngs said today can be stated now that the first conduct the school is well and favorattack of the communists has been ably known to Chester audiences for i Panicd The entire Berlin police this is the fifth cohaecuMvo force1 in and auxiliaries fier in its existing accounts and will be avail meeting during the day Other bills able to depositors immediately upon KOOSeVGit before this group were the Schwartz i demand Adoption of the plan is op Sports bill and the McClurc tional with the individual bank The Constitutional Convention Plan j effect is co allow limited withdrawals I Another Sunday bill came up in on old accounts and unlimited with the House where the Steidle measure permitting Sunday afternoon movies was to be considered on first reading The General bill providing for the general drawals on new accounts Moving swiftly and dramatically Affirms of Attorney General HYDE PARK N Y Feb is the fifth consecutive season in which she has conducted a home makers school for the women of this city and the surrounding communi ties As the audience gathers it will find the stage set with the latest and best Api appliances for the efficient pcrform c Lanccofrthe manifoJd duties of the U aisn oS housewife From this stage Mrs I Dclaney will demonstrate these appli j oncer She will also give recipes for a number of tempting dishes and being mobilized Warrants for the arrest of two communist Reich stag deputies have been issued for complicity in the Reichstag fire The Prohibition of the social Democrat press includes periodicals rs and handbills fact thati Vnn Dcr Luebbens with lhc Democrats establishing the united One man is dead and two com panions are receiving treatment for severe bums in the Media Hospital the result of an oil fire near Grariyvillp yesterday afternoon The men were burned when the k prongs of H steam shove punctured a gasoline pipe line on the propertv of Walter Jeffords and the spurting oil was ignited by a spark caused i by friction of the shovel prongs against the pipe David Kovath 25 of 1204 South Fortysixth street Philadelphia suc cumbed to burns last night Aubrey Smith 45 Negro of Lenni Is in ix critical condition and the condition of the third victim Geno King 24 of Tonosdalo an employe of the State Highway Department is reported as being favorable The highway department Is mak ing Improvements to the Grndyvillc 1 i road sometimes known as Line road I T A 4 OIT 1 OHH extending from Lnrchmont dn Mtirple I J A I N vS W ASH I SI j township crossing the Providence road i txijl KjllinUll JLkJ 1 i and ending at Gradyvillc At tho i particular point thc plans call for a j new portion extending through n i field on the Jeffords estate to eiimi I nate a curve j The shovel operated by Kovalh and I Smith his helper excavating in the field when it struck and brokn i the pipe line the property of tbf i Pure Oil Company As the oil into the air it was ignited and the three men were enveloped in 1 flames i Other workmen including King j who AVXIS working behind the shovel ran to the aid of Kovath and Smith j and beat out the flames The victims were rushed in automobiles to the PRICE TWO CENTS C OF C SURVEY IS APPROVED BY SCHOOLJBOARD Will Cooperate With Com mittee by Providing In formation Desired All Available Records of School Operation Be Submitted In their regular session held lasb evening at the Larkin building Broad and Crosby streets the school direc tors considered a communication from the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce telling of the appoint ment of a committee headed by jiamCraemer for the purpose of con ferring with the school directors on matters dealing with school finances and operations The letter requested that the co operation of the school district be icMivuics mis year Jicrj accorded in placing at the disposal Majesty is a potitiv redhaired Rirl I lhe conimlteee all materials needed with skyhhuyes One of the most lm a suFvcyThe secretary of the ffitfid the season she is district was authorized to an frcnuently soon with Don Dimmer noursGe the Chamber of Corn man Tulatift Universitys AllAmcr Jean star r HfNFsF T INFs JLlllljkj Now Converging on Sec ond Defenses in Jehol Province Continued on Twelve will show how to put them together to obtain the most delicious results At csch days session there will be a program for each person in the uuuuuu ior inc general auy effecting strategic measures deI noon macic lormai announcement that a program for each person in the fi1 signed to ease the strain on the fii Senator Thomas J Walsh of Mon audience upon which will be printed be hi attorney general Curing the calendar in came from comittee unchanged from the recomirienoauionsmade in ernor Pirichots budget It will be amended later it was xmdcrstood The House had ready for final ac tion 21 bills including seven which the Senate has finally approved passage of the seven today would ex emergency banking plan is similar With the emergency oanicing pmn is similar With the official designation of oav programs should be taken j in principle to that adopted recently j Walsh the Roosevelt cabinet is eightI home and kept for future use In fact DV A A I attorney designation of Continued on Pagc Twelve FIRE DAMAGES GARAGE Sparks from a rubbish fire fanned by high winds ignited dead grass on a lot in the rear of the home of Earle oovii uj utuinijjg Lindsay 42 Delaware avenue Mari is authorized and directed not to cusHook yesterday afternoon and take possession of any bank because sst fire to a onestory frame garage j of its decision not to meet in full damaging one side of the structure i its liabilities for prior deposits pro 1 fif oivt An TVtn 1l A jr Jersey A state assembly ordinarily torn by factional politics approved the reso lution establishing the plan with a unanimity unprecedented in Penn sylvania in recent years Affixing his signature one minute after midnight today Gov Gifford Pinchot declare makes it unn moratorium for There will be Under the lution the state secretary of banking tenths complete Only the secretaries of labor and commerce remain to be formally named Senator Walsh is one of the vet erans of the Senate He came into national renown as prosecutor of the j Senate Investigation of the Teapot Dome oil leases which developed the Continued on Pajrc Ten LOCAL MOTORIST DRIVING CHARGE Another alleged corkscrew driver as arrested in this city yesterdav and will be arraigned for a hearing in the office of Magistrate Michael A Honan in the Second ward this afternoon The accused drunken driver Is James Conny 28 who gave an ad dress in the 700 block East Twelfth street He was examined by Citv Physician H C Donahoo after his arrest and pronounced under the Howell H Carson of the 200 block j automobile while under the influence Media Hospital where it was found that all had suffered severe burns of the face and neck Smith was also badly burned about the body It is thought that some of the flameswere inhaled burning the inside tissues of the throat and perhaps the lungs Volunteers of the Media Fire Com pany and Lcnnl Fire Company re sponded to the alarm When the officials of the oil company at Mar cus Hook were notified they imme diately shut off the flow of fuel and the flames subsided Dense clouds of smoke rolled from the burning fluJd so thick at one time that they could be seen in Me dia nbout five miles away The steam shovel was a complete lossIt wai the property of the James J Skclly Company of Media and was valued at The contractor in charge of the work at the time was Charles Durkin of Bustleton Pa CERMAK GRITieAL HOLDING HIS OWN before the arrival of firemen The lAarcus Hook Viscose and Linwood companies responded to the alarm and subdued the flames with chem icals vided the bank is able to continue Continued on Pajre Twelve thS generaltobe is honeymooning A widower since 1917 he married Senora Mina Perez Chaumont de Truffin at J Gulp 28 a member of the State Highway Patrol who was struck by Corsons car at Collingdale last Sat urday night Culp is a patient in the BOY SCOUTS PANTS STOLEN Junior Carpenter son of Mr and Airs George Carpenter 1208 Clover lane Buckman Village a member oT Troop No 7 Boy Scouts is won dering who could be mean enough to take the two pair of pants to his re cently purchased suit from the line in the rear of his home last night about 630 oclock He says if he rec ognizes them oft they come i RANK I Following the hearing yesterday QAV qDtfAtt OWXTTPQ fCorson was held in bail on the bAl CmiVLRb ROBBED OF ACCEPTED CHARITY Two alleged speakeasy proprietors who waxed fat by charging to parties1 and then so liquor and wine to the ac cepted gratis flour from the American Red Cross in this city it was revealed by police today The accused proprietors Robert Butler 40 and Hazel Parlow 29 Ne r the influence of liquor and a i similar amount of bond on the charge CAMDEN N J Feb i assault and battery by automobile to thecurb and menaced by a sawedi The charge of leaving the scene of Ridge road Trainer Connys arrest Lo reconl of the accl than the story told by Conny He claims he was a passenger in an automobile that was struck by another car containing two men and two women The crash resulted in James Conklin 30 2815 West Third street being treated at the Chester Hospital for scalp lacerations Conk lin was driven to the hospital by Conny and it was when Patrolmen Suitter and Metroniele went to tj 111 fi t LI ikrtvilljk tJll otGnC 01 admissioni0IT rhovcun a Camdcn bank me the accident was dismissed owing to nd ilViv held up at 530 oclock last f insufficient evidence night and robbed of S2180 The four j TEST PILOT KILLED IN JUMP FROM PLANE robbers riding in a sedan escaped The victim was Henry K Chew a messenger and collector for the West Jersey Trust Company Third and Market streets The robbers crowded in on himat Eighth street near Lib fT ww jjLi ULIL J LJ I I 1 Ui1 OL1 Ci JlCrti groes both of whom gave an address i erty a few minutes after he left the on Broomall street in the 200 block j Abbott Dairy c6mpany office Eighth j were each held in bail for com tj street near Atlantic avenue with the j when arraigned for a continued hear companys daily deposit j ing in police court this morning j A police detail led by Detective i MANUFACTURING lantnin 3 mi AT AGUA CALTENTI B Forgetful June Naughty i ing from windows Captain Fcency conducted a raid on the alleged disorderly house last fni day midnight Ten inmates were arj rested and as many escaped by jump NEW CASTLE Del Feb Chadwick 3B test pilot for the Bellanca Aircraft Corporation was killed today while flying an air plane which was built for the navy When he lost control of the plane and it nose dived toward the ground at the companys field here Chad i 0 inivi jjiju PRODUCTION CENSUS i several hundred feet The 1931 census of manufacturier Persons living near the field tnnV trr t j j ing irotti winaows I V1 tne noia took Pat Nelbane Cordia Real Crysla While police were breaking in they n of Chester as compiled him to the Wilmington Hospital TT by the Department of Commerce at where he was pronounced dead Al i T Snkura Ffarshaw j having been refused admission Love Crown Frontman Helen cracking of bottle Virginia None LJl P v 11 v1 wi f iv jt U Urt U A1 naming m coictes could be heard I Washington D C shows that the though the plane did not catch fire iand when the raiders finally reached aj of local manfacturi when it struck the ground it was Uhe kitchen the floor was saturated j publishing plants wrecked almost beyond repairs The LUC iviicuKii ine noor was saturatea j Satin Princess Bu with what smelled strong of moonl s 071176 i was reported brie Frank D Bay Leaf Para wick shine liquor Captain Feeney used a Tecolote sponge to mop up some of the liquid Cousin Efhel Bo Jcu DC Bar Wileon hoi Kichu VVar Luck Voltear Zevar were also confiscated during the raid and po Weather clear track fast AT FAIR GROUNDS Niece Parade Johnny Shaw Statecraft Charley Daddy Nelson Kinjr Pin Liffht Mint Mingle Jimmy Sutro Zenka Never Harold Jr Green Wave Anne L Colonial Belle Later Weather cloudy track murl t This total plane was to have been delivered to establishments day The special summary was com and pilcd for rhc Delaj to contain a large percentage of aleci CouptV Chamber of Commerce i Several gallons ol supposcd wine i of ita cooporation in i the manufacturescensus canvass It was forwarded to the local Chamber1 by E K Ellsworth chief of the Field i Division i hospital to investigate the accident tliat they arrested Conny who op pcared to be in no condition to op erate an automobile After Conny was arrested State Highway Patrolman R R Snadcr of the Chfton Heights detail took charge of the case and will press the prosecution as the accident happened outside tho Chester city limits UP TAX RATE IS CUT MIAMI Flar Feb Gasping for breath as his respira tion rate continued high Mayor Anton J Ccrmak of Chicago early today apparently was holding hiV own as his nervewracked system fought a threaened spread of pneu monia through the lungs But the specialists attending the Mayor in Jackson Memorial Hospital injected a new note of optimism with the issuance of a late bulletin which read There Is no apparent change In Mayor Cermaks condition at this hour His slumber Js broken by oc casional moments of restlessness Otherwise he has had an uneventful night so far Temperature 100 pulse 126 respiration 36 Dr E S Nichol one of the seven doctors attending the Mayor said the patient was not only holding his own in the fight against thespread of pneumonia in the lower right lung but had actually improved to a slight degree The physician admitted however that Cermaks Intestines had re TOKIO Feb UP The Chinese front line extending from Kailu through Pcipiao to Chao3ang has been completely smashed dis patches from the front said today Chinese forces defending the lino were scattered and demoralized ami the Japanese army is engaged in moppingup the last points of resist ance the reports said The Japanese main army Is con verging in a general sweeping move ment against the Chinese second line of deicnse which extends from Llrv hal through Chihfngto Lingyufin The Nipponese cavalry opera ting in the northern sector wus reported already far nhend of its schedule A breathing spell is expected for sev eral days the commanding officers reported to permit wagon trains with munitions and supplies to catch tip with the fighting forces The main attack of the second ILno of Ch in escv dei ctideis of Cheng tehfvi may be expected before the end of the week This lino extends roughly 100 kilometers from northenjt to south west running through Chengtehfii The Japanese columns are continu ally splitting from the main body which makes an accurate check on their operations difficult TOKIO Feb Despite stiffened Chinese resistance the Jap anese wnr machine captured two Continued on Page Twelve CARDS REVOKED During the week endingFebruary 21 noon the Bureau of Highway Patrol and Safety withdrew the cards of 124 drivers Of this number 73 were revoked and 51 were suspended Withdrawals were 37 more than the preceding week Operating privi leges were restored to 124 Revoca tions this yen r to date total 434 and suspensions 614 Motorists whose drivingprivileges were revoked includeed Cyrus Roy fi31 South avenue Media William Da vis 429 Church lane Yeadon Fernwood Drivers whose cards were sus pended Included Robert Heacock Highland avenue Upper Darby Drivers whose licenses re of Commissioners of township last night Thn Board Upprr Darby voted lo reduce the township Taxrate from 13i mills to mills Cyrus F Agnew president of the Board of Commissioners in explain ing tho tax cut vote said that pay slashes in municipal offices made earlier in tho year had resulted in sufficient savings to bring about the reduction He said that 710 further pay slashes wi be made this year nor will there be any reduction in employe1 v u v j j 11 ij4 I ft 11 J I VI 4 iiVjCI lOUO VVC I fj I J sumed bleeding shortly before mid stored included Leo Morgan 103 Oak niRlu and tne respiration which Polcroft Fons B Miller llf Since the arrest of the man i woman said to conduct the place i lice learned they had a healthy banl account but took advantage of relief measures and accepted charity whore and when they could get it ACCUSED MOTORIST ynizeSoviet One of Smiths Recovery Hints was Riven 36 rose sharply when the oxygen tent was removed for periodic rolling exccrlses Dr Frederick Ticc who has been in almost constant attendance since the Mayor was brought here with an assassins bullet lodged at his spine declared that the physicians are powerless to stop any further spread of the pneumonia infection through Cermaks The specialists would take five or six the crisis would arrive agreed that It days before MIAMI Fla Feb for success in Mayor Anton J Cer n ma ksbattle to live rested heavily to near Third street When police ar cay on special oxygen apparatus or rived tho store was closed but the Newall street Morton Joseph HB Ill pan Brandywino Summic YOUTHS RELEASED Tliree youths of the western section of the city who were arrested yester day afternoon on suspicion of dis orderly conduct were discharged this morning when there was no evidence to warrant placing a fine on them T 1J merce that the information required would be furnished them and dhac any further arrangements might be made between their committee and President Larkin of the school board The reading of the communica tion was followed by a brief discus sion in which the directors concurred with Mr Larkin in that the records should be made immediately available to the body ns representative tax expressed tho that an view of the uncertainty of impending legislation the matter of finally settling the new budget would be until all developments re garding appropriations and other matters were fully known it was for thisreason that the exact date of the budget settlement meeting could not be definitely stated The sug frcstipn of Mr Turner that the board should know the purpose for which the committee wished to have their investigator look over all records was deemed unimportant by other members and the matter was left as suggested by Mr Larkin Amotion was submitted to the by Mrs Amelia Oliver of the Douglass school building committee Continued on Last Page STATE UTILITIES PROBE IS HALTED HABRISBURG Feb Pennsylvanias public utilities are safe from the prying eyes of the Sen ates mveslijjatlng committee for many Jhe inqutry dny and the time of its rcsumntJon Is quite indefinite Members of the committee did not intimate that the investigation is ended and Senator John J McClure Delaware chairman of the Rroup declared merely that a recess has been ordered He explained however that the temporary injunctions in the lower courts will be fought and those which have been made permanent are being appealed to the Supreme Court BLANKS ARE RECEIVED Announcement has been made by the regular army officers attached to the military department of the Penn sylvania Military College of the re ceipt ol Citizens Military Training Camp application blanks for the sum mer of the current year Those who wish to apply for tho summer training may do so by call ing the military department of the college or making a visit to the of fices on aoy afternoon except Sun days after 4 p m Early application is urged by the local officers in charge of the enrollment plans DISCHARGED AS BANKRUPT Three residents of Delaware countW were granted discharges as bankrupts by Judge Welsh of the United States District Court at Philadelphia yes terclay They arc W Palmer Young Bryn Mawr voluntary and John 6 Bcssor and Elizabeth E Bcssor DrexeJt Hill involuntary 3ics of Times After looking over the new chap eaux for women we are inclined to believe in that saying as mad as hatter A peddlar here named Wooden flimflamcd out of That being a lot of Wooden nickles The air in police court yesterday Police received a call shortly after j morning was like a fop 4 p m that there was a fight in most of the defendants wh progress in a store on Hayes street j rested for intoxication were who were ar On Relief To Get T UAH 13 IvAVOVU IJUL til it L U ttCll New York and Chicago trio who were standing outside were Seed reads a Times headline Jne Chicago device which permits arrested on suspicion of being particl numbrr on relief would have one be use of a nasal tube for administering I pants in the melee They crave thrir icvo tnat aS1 they are getting now OXVfrpn flrrivnH hi nirnlrsno i rrrr GETS BEQUESr morning 1 Charged with failing to stop and render assistance after an automobile he was operating collided with an other car overturning it Thomas Fisher 30 of the 900 block East AT HAVANA j Fourteenth street was held in I bail for court when given a continued itfjg1 My Tone Aevos Girl hearing before Magistrate Honan in police court this morning The accident happened on Dccem CHESTER Pa Feb P Sharpless West Chester banker who died several ago bequeathed in the Chester County Hospital th s nate mittee populprl tcrr JUJrj tc of FrienOfi the Concord Polar Wheel Spinner Day Black Vim Clemmie MeFva Rose Der 2ncar midnight at Seventh and Rose Tournament Pendulum Sun j Mcllvaine streets Fishers car is said to have collided with one driven by Fred McFarlane 140 East Seventh n West Chester estimated at and Dance Camille Play Heartbreak None Weather clear track fast AT HIALEAH PARK Sis Temple Dancer Absinthe Starry Trigger PASSES McCLTJRE BILL Weather cloudy track fast HARRISBDRG Feb street who is employed by James The Senate today passed the McClurc Kent local insurance dealer j bill providing for the payment out McFarlane testified that after the motor license fund of damages accident Fisher stopped for a min1 for property token or damaged by the ute then switched his lights out and I change and location of highways pulled away driving to Seventh and I where the county opposed such Potter streets where McFarlane j changes or for removal of existing finally caught up with him j structures v McFarlanes testimonv was corro borated by Roy Ferris 315 Welsh street who at the time of the acci dent Per Us i the accident i 93523 WASHINGTON Feb Al Smith Also Hit By Depression WASHINGTON Feb UP E Smith today confessed to the Senate Prosperity Commit tee that he too was a victim of the depression and suffered from overtaxation Smith explained that hts only income was derived from hissal ary as head of the Empire State figure originally S50 000 a year After living in a mansion in Al bany I couldnt see First avenue any more so I went over on Fifth avenue and signed a lease for he said In 1932 with my salary de creased the federal and state gov ernments combined are going to take 510800 from me Ive had to chauf feur and carwasher go Its a vi cious circle It grabs today he various beliefs which aid in the American prosperity tv i t ajrcd the committee today inc the currency inHatJon only a shot in the arm which would injure j rather than iiflp the country The dynamic New Yorker advo I catecl a manufacturers sales tax in event addiiionaJ revenue is needed1 1 to balance thrbudget after the exi j ccutive departments are reorganixcd Proposals offered by the blunt spoken 1928 Democratic Presidential j candidate included the bond issue i or public works with government red tape eliminated in its prosccu I tion and a unified transportation I j system under control of a new I i cabinet head j Smith also urced downward tarifT j revision and a sweeping reorganiza i tion of the Federal Government j Now on our foreign debts I still feel I was right last spring when I i suggested that we not cancel but i just quit talking about the debts for a good long five years jhe stated in a high tariff It should be only high enough to make up the difference on labor conditions rnd The depreciated currency of for Contlnucd oa Page Sbctecjj i y oxygen r hamcs Leach of Kelly SHROVE TUESDAY BEING OBSERVED Yah Ya h w i th ge s tu res Fas nacht And thus were tardy risers laugh ingly derided in thr many homes of central Pennsylvania Germans todav I For Shrove Tuesday is Fasnacht day of legends and acient the faishnacht cakes doughnutlike delicacies are made According to an ancient Dutch leg end ihR last member of the family i out of bed and downstairs on Fas nacht Day pays a penalty for his I tardiness j Imprisonment in the cellar or i perhaps in the hog pen is mctcd out to the unfortunates But thats merely start Until the next Fashnacht Day the Fashnacht is continually derided and remains the butt of the family jokes and Roy Hughes 27 of Second street near Palmer street PARDON IS RE FUSED The State Board of Pardons sitting at Harrisburg yesterday refused the application of S Durbur Wan con victcd of highway robbery in the courts of tills county i Times Ad Soon Returns His Dog William Dolan of 143 Holland street Crum Lynne has a pet dog Spot which recently decided to take a tour of the county alone Ordinarily Mr Dolan takes a daily walk with his pet But the ani mal became a victim of the wan derlust and ended up in Pine Ridge Media where Mr and Mrs John L SkeJly Jr heard him scratching at the front door They took him in fed him and awaited word of the owner Mr Dolan worried over the nonreturn of the animal inserted an ad in the Chester Times and shortly thereafter secured posses sion of his pet because Mr and Mrs SkelJy were on the lookout for just that information Thanks to the Chester Times I got my dog back said Mr Do Ian His experience should be a guide to others who lose something Some women are oldfaah ioned rolling pins to flatten ing hips we read They used to usa them successfully to flatten head Only twothirds of the drivers irt this State have got their new licenses Undoubtedly the other third havent i got the I Five thousand serving in Chinese army deserted yesterday and went over to the Chinese Buc j could hardly say they were going over S to a better looking army Tlhe Weather WA S HIX G TON Feb UP Forecast for tonight and Wednesday t Eastern Pennsylvania and New Jer sey partly cloudy tonight and ncsday not much change in tem perature Western Pennsylvania Fair to night and Wednesday not much change in temperature TODAYS TEMPERATURES 6 a m 7 a m 8 a m 0 a m 10 a m 34 11 a m 36 Noon 35 1 p rn 38 a p m 40 53
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