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   Chester Times (Newspaper) - March 1, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania                              DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR SIX MONTHS ENDING SEPTEMBER 201 OS FINAL EDi With All Lati Best News of j 57TH 17529 Dally Leased Wire Reports ot United Press UP ami International News INS CHESTER PA WEDNESDAY MARCH 1 1933 WASHINGTON IS MED TO HOUSE AUGURAL FLOW Thousands of Visitors Al ready Stream in for Sat urdays Events otel Prices Are Raised 700 Per Cent Roosevelt Goes Tomorrow WASHINGTON March housands of inauguration visitors itreamed into Washington today fipening a siege that was beginning o tax the capitals housing facilities he influx was expected to reach 50000 before Presidentelect Roose telt is sworn in on Saturday While roustabouts placed form fitting folding chairs in the miles of arade reviewing stands incoming emocrats milled in the streets and said unpleasant things about hotel lerks The latter were getting tired of faying filled up Every hotel in had waiting lists for rooms In fome cases prices were raised as much 700 per cent Musty rooms in eedy hotels went for a day and Rooms in good hotels couldnt had at any price Some 20000 citizens listed spare edrooms with the inaugural com dttee and rented them for an aver Ige price of a day Arrangements rere made to park hundreds of leeping cars and buses in railroad ind motor terminals Mr Roosevelt was one incoming litizen that had no worries about jnding a bed Three rooms and a ith await his coming tomorrow at he Mayflower Hotel He will stay here until Saturday afternoon when moves into the White House ii front of the mansion on Penn Jlvania avenue the most elaborate viewing stands in inaugural history nearing completion for the fradeJn which 18000 soldiers sailors and citizens will march The central portion of the main land is two stories high with a lipola There are mullioned glass findows and even a steam heating lant for the comfort of Democratic gnitaries jOpen air stands with roofs are on th sides of the main structure and oss the street Seats in them have jn sold at each renty thousand seats in stands thout roofs went at S2 each Three msarid additional seats were ered built ome owners along the parade ite put rockers in their bay win vs for rent at prices ranging up to llO The Salvation Army sold seats Kts headquarters placed benches in fck of the chapel windows and built latform behindthe front door so e customers might look through the insom COMMISSIONERS AD BRIEF SESSION routine business was given Deration by County Commis Drewes Hunter and Des it their meeting at Media yes Annual Appropriation of for Company C lllth In of Qhester Commissioners voted to appro 11000 for the Delaware County lal Society whose report that more than hud by the organization last ie society took a large part illiam Penn celebration in last October The organ iaintains the historical mu phe Old Court House in this l donation of wus the Chester Hospital on treatment rendered county lissioners voted to pur iw flags for the court new halyard for one of on the front lawn WITHDRAWN RACKTODAY United Press CALIENTE rale Risky Miss King Caress Marvina f Miss Baggage Paul ujndezvons rlying Ace Alyssum Ah Deghah Pari Jhosen Pal Ladronc Monte Privately ery French Burk Montanaro Cali adydid Wizardry Atcines Indian id fast PARK Baptism ibblcr ick fvANA Princess Nctic Tpinbereau Vivian later Ima High ky James T fast UNDS ptabft PRICl ALL READY FOR BIG DAY ADMINISTRATION GIVENAPPROVAL House Passes on First Reading Economy Measure Sponsor Cites Many Bene fits to State Which Would Result FORD AIDE FOUND Here is a view of the completed stands at the National Capitol from which Franklin D Roosevelt will take the oath ot office during his inaugura tion as President of Slates On that day the Capitol Plaza will be a seethins mass of citizens from all parts of the country to witness the historic event FIRE ENDAN U S CITIZEN Assisted From Smoke filled Bedroom in Second Ward Home by Firemen Four children were led from their beds in a home filled with dense smoke and district firemen were in servicefor an hour shortly before 5 a m today when extensive damage was done to the cellar of the home of Jesse MacDanial at 1424 Edgmont avenue by fire believed to have been caused by an overheated firebox in the furnace Firemen were hampered in then efforts by the dense smoke which prevented them from entering the cellar without masks The fire was confined to the party wall between the home where it is believed to have originated and the cellar of the home of William driver for the Good Will Fire Company necessary to tear away partitions to reach the flames and prevent them spreading to upper floors of the house The flames were finally subdued with the use of small booster lines from the apparatus of the Good Will and Hanley companies Upon the arrival the firemen a search of the premises revealed four children ranging in age from one to four years who were still in the upper rooms of their home thslr mother directirg the firemen to the room in which he children slept and where they wore endangered by the heavy smoke The tots were led to the open air and safety by Harry Evans a driver for the Moyamensing Hook and Ladder Company The alarm was turned in from Box at Fourteenth and Esrey streets a distance awayby Mr MacDanial who had been awakened by the pungent odor of the smoke REAR ADMIRAL DIES ARMY Lieut Stuber to Recite Ex periences at Chester City Post Meeting An ironic twist of the late World War will be unfolded tomorrow eve ning at the meeting of Chester City Post No 390 American Legion when the guest speaker of the evening will be an American citizen who served through the World War as a German soldier without losing his American citizenship Strange as it may seem Lieuten ant Walter J Stuber formerly of the German Imperial Forces is now an officer in the artillery corps of the United States Reserve Army Corps A paradoxical circumstance caused this unusual situation Lieutenant Stuber was born in this country The rights of birth entitled him to citizen ship When he was eleven ye StuberSvastaken to Germany parents The Sbuber family settled and young Stuber was enrolled in a German school The World War broke out shortly afterwards and Stuber was swept up in the tide of scholastic patriotism He enlisted in the German army along with many Special to the HARRISBURG March Ad ministrative Code entailing sweep ing salary reductions reducing the number of State bureaus from 160 to 75 and making many other changes in the operation of the State govern ment during the next two years so as to make possible a saving of upwards of went back into com mittee today after passing first read ing in tlte House Rep A J White Hutton Franklin chairman of the State government committee which released the bill yes terday moved for its reconimiial The motion was adopted This bill was presented on the first day of the session by Representative Ell wood J Turner of Delaware county and since that time has been the subject of prolonged study by a subcommittee of the committee on State government Mr Turner also acted as chairman of the subcom mittee Prior to the reporting of the bill out of committee an upstate member of the House was overheard to say Only a member of the House from Erla ware county would undertake sucn a gigantic task In commenting upon the bill when it was reported out of committee Mr TuiTier said The AdministrativeCode sets up the machinery for the operation of the entire ejocutivc branch of the State government including the De partments of the Auditor General State Treasurer and Secretary of Internal Affairs the heads of which are elective officials Economies in the administrative organization and activities of govern ment curtailment of bureaucracy can be definitely accomplished only by enactment of amendments to the Administrative Code House Bill No 22 proposes amend ments which will make possible re ductions of upwards of in the cost of operating the State gov ernment during the next bienniiun Evidence of the possibilities for curbing overexpansion of govern mental agencies for eliminating frills and nonessentials in administrative operation is shown in the provisions Continued on Pagre Twelve TURNER GOING TO INAUGURAL FETE NEW YORK March Ad miral Edwin Stewart United States Navy retired was dead today at his home in South Orange He was ninetyfive years old Until recently the admiral had been in good health for his years Three sons William E Stewart of Newark Donald S Stewart Newark and Commander Laurence S Stew art survive HARRISBURG March Designated by Speaker Grover C Tal bpt a group of House members to day make arrangements with the ten appointed senators to attend the Roosevelt inaugural as delegates of Pennsylvanias assembly The sen ators designated wero announced yes terday No expense fund was pro vided Delegates of the lower branch are ONeill Lackawanna Malina Phila delphia Cohen York McGinnis Al legheny Downey Lancaster Munley Lackawanna Simons Clinton Flinchbaugh York Fitzgerald Erie Wagner Washington Flynn Elk Brancato Philadelphia Raub North ampton Cordier Lackawanna Ham ilton Philadelphia Turner Dela ware Rice Dauphin and Hutton Franklin McClure ieinSafe County Association Holds Well Attended Session at Glenolden A session of the Delaware County Planning and Zoning Association was held last night in the council cham ber in Glenolden firehouse Chester pike near Logan avenue The meet ing was marked by a large atUtn dence consisting of members of the Zoning association members of the civic association and members of borough council George Swaze of Drexcl Hill a Philadelphia attorney was the first speaker He told his hearers that zoning first came into beins in the United States in 1385 and was first introduced at Modesta Cal as a movement to segregate Chinese laundries The program was latter extended the speaker said to in clude other types of buildings to be built on the land and also to desig nate the amount of land which could be built upon William H Hartmann of Drcxel Hill an insurance engineer said a proper zoning ordinance will greatly reduce fire hazards and will lesson costs to municipalities Water pipes the speaker said were laid in many localities for the purpose of supply ing water for a residential area but frequently small factories have been located in these districts WhUe it may be an advantage to employes of such factories to reside near the In the approval Monday night by the Senate the House and the gov ernor of the resolution giving the Banking Commissioner authority to regulate withdrawals of deposits in Pennsylvania banks the support of the measure by Senator John J Mc Clure of Delaware county played an important role when the proposal was discussed in the governors office prior to its presentation to the Senate and the House It was upon Senator McClures motion that those taking part in the conference including the governor members of his cabinet Republican and Democratic party leaders and leading bankers from all parts of the state finally voted to present the measure favorably to the two branches of the General Assembly The Delaware County Senator speaking firmly and sharply declared this was no time to enter into theoriz ing A situation had arisen he said which must be positively dealt with there was no necessity for further talk and hesitancy and he moved Continued on Page Eleven Continned on Page Steam Shovel Named Weapon In Divorce Suit CHICAGO March Mrs Rose McGowan brought suit for divorce today against Joseph McGowan listing assault with a steam When Mrs McGowan asked her husband for his pay check she avers he hoisted her into the air m the shovel bucket from which she leaped several feet to the ground Ernest G Liebohl jrencrnl secre tary to Henry Ford auto magnate w h o s e mysterious disappearance started Detroit police working on a theory that he had fallen into the hands of kidnapers wus found in a i Traverse City Mich Hotel last ntsht Hc told Mr Ford by telephone that j he liad Just woke up and was to i tally exhausted Found Guilty in Con spiracy Charge of Vio lating Prohibition Law Continued on Page Eleven EARLY MORNING FIRE ATGRADYVlbLE Fire of undetermined origin de stroyed a number of small buildings on the property of Charles A Ger on Line Road Gradyvlllc early this morning Mr Gerforer and his family were awakened about 130 a m by the reflection of flames shining in their bedrooms All the outbuildings including the garage chicken house and a shed were burning Gerforer led his fam ily onto the roof of the house where there is a water tank and all assisted in pouring water on the roof to pre vent it catching fire Four fire companies responded to the alarm Media South Media Bortondale and Lenni and they bat tled the flames for over before finally getting them under control The flames burned part of the house roof and one corner of the structure Beside the three buildings Gerforer lost a Ford truck 20 chickens and 6 turkeys CONTINUED FAIR WEATHER FOR AREA Pair with not much change in tem perature is the prediction today and tomorrow in Eastern Pennsylvania New Jersey Delaware and Maryland The highest temperature here yes tcKlay was 50 degrees at 410 p m and the lowest was31 at 5 a m The average of 40 was four degrees above normal for the date but the same as tht average February 28 last year Maximum temperature for the date is 7 established in 1903 and mini mum 10 in 1888 LongCase Ended Some Sent to Jail Tending New Trial Appeal Ten members of the Hil ton liquor ring yesterday were con victed in the United States District Court in Philadelphia They were round guilty on nn in dictment containing nearly 100 counts charging conspiracy to violate the na tional prohibition laws the Customs laws and the Federal Radio act They have been on trial since February C Judge George A Welsh remanded the 10 men to jail without bail until Monday when he will hear arguments for a new trial The Court also ordered four of the 24 members of the ring that pleaded guilty sent to jail pending sentence The Courts action hi committing the 14 to prison it vrassald that Judges Welshr a jail sentence onall of them The maximum sentence for conspiracy is two years The remaining 20 that admitted their guilt will be fined and given suspended sentences of two years each it was indicated The long trial said to be one of the costliest in prohibition history ended at 530 p m The jury deliberated two hours and 28 minutes After the jury announced Its ver dict Special Deputy Attorney Gen eral Chet A Keyes who prosecuted the case charged that some of the men that entered guilty pleas had continued selling liquor Even up to two hours ago one of them delivered a supply of liquor he said Keyes offered to furnish Congress man Benjamin M Golder chief de fense counsel the address where the liquor was delivered Golder said he did not see how any of the defendants could have de livered liquor while in the custody of the Court Tnoss found guilty and committed prison arc William J Biz Mackie his brother George Mackic Jack Wynings and Bernnid J Mc Nichol lieutenants of J Frank Hil ton head of the ring Robert Malloy all of Philadelphia Frank Bailey Miami Fla William Burns New Continued on Page Twelve U S TREASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON March Treasury balance as of February 27 S232t65261843 expenditures 73261 customs receipts 51570481853 Accident Occurred This j Police Locate Car They Bc Morning at Collingdale Hcve Killed Collingdale Motorist in Custody Mrs Madeline Miller an aged resi dent oi Collingdale was struck by an autcmobile this morning shortly after 8 oclock at the intersection of Parker and Jackson avenues Collln dale and suffered injuries which caused her death less than an hour later it the CountyHos pital The voman who was S3 years old had Jeff her home 424Puscy avenue Collingtele where she resided with her conji John V Miller her only sur vivor rhd walked to Parker avenue where rhc was waiting for a bus she had intended to board to ride to Darby b attend church As shi was standing in the high way ste was struck and knocked down a car driven by Charles Smith of 37 Parker avenue Glen olden Mrs Miller was removed to the County Hospital where is was fjund she had suffered a frac tured siull and fractures of both arms Patrolnan Walsh of the Colling dale police force arrested Smith and took hin before Magistrate Robert McBrideof Collingdale Ke was held in bail ty await the outcome of the womans Injuries When it was learned the woman had succumbed to her injuries Magistrate McBride fixed th bail at on a man slaughter charge for a further hear ing i Resident Joseph Fink of the 1000 block Chestnut street Collingdalfi was ar rested this morning on suspicion of having been the driver of the auto mobile which struckand killed J H Jordan 45of 305 Marshall road Col lingdale on Sharon avenue between Andrews and Becchwood avenues Collingdale night Jordan was struck as he was leav ing a grocery store to place a quan tity of groceries which he had just purchased in his car which was parked on the highway Following the accident the driver of the death car left the scene A description of the car was noted and reported to Collingdale police who Jjogan an investigation I This morning about 4 oclock Ser fjeant William Fitzpatrick and Pa j trolman Thomas J Walsh were walk ing through an alley in the rear of the 1000 block of Chestnut street when they located a car they believed to tally with the of the one that struck Jordan An examin ation disclosed blood stains on one I side and a few strands of hair caked ion a fender The car also had a headlight bent upwards Fink was taken into custody by the police who will have the stains analyzed Sergeant Boyle and Pa trolman Boyle of the State Highway Patrol are assisting Collingdale po lice with the investigation Both Finlc and his wife according to po lice deny the car was near the scene I of the tragedy on Saturday night MANY PRESENT AT CHESTER TIMES COOKING SCHOOL Mrs Katherine Delaney Opens Fifth Annual Ses sions Three More Lectures Scheduled Including To morrow Nieht The auditorium of the Masonic Temple was packed to the doors yesterday afternoon to greet Mrs Katherinc Delaney home economics expert of the De Both organization as she opened the fifth annual Cooking nnd Home Making school for the city or Chester and its environs sponsored by the Chester Times Long before the announced hour for the opening streams of interested women were filing through the doors ot the Temple By the time 2 oclock had arrived there was not a vacant sent to be had cither on the floorer Che hall or in the balcony The hum of conversation and the music from a rndio placed ufc one side of the stage were instantly hushed ns Frederick R Long of the Times appeared upon the stage to greet the audience and to make several an nouncements Mr Longpaid tribute to the Chester merchants lor their fine cooperation with this civic proj ect and said that the Chester Times was gratified to organize and set in motion an annual event which has proved and is proving so popular with the homemnkcrs of the city There were a few words of greeting and congratulation from Mrs Harold R Bodtke who come from Bywood to be present at theopening1 session of the school Mrs Bodtke is chairman of the American Home Deportment of the Delaware County Federation of Womens Clubs As Mrs Delaney herself appeared upon the stnge which has been trans formed into a kitchendining room for the four sessions of the school she was greeted with a burst of applause Many of the woman in the audience have attended the school regularly each season and would be loath to miss a session Many others are com ing this year for the first Lime That there is no age limit in field of Continued cm Pasro Twelve BLOOD TRANSFUSION GIVEN BY ATHLETE Daniel Hayes a young athlete of the First Ward gave a blood trails fusion at the Chester Hospital last night In an attempt to save the life of William Scott of 2412 Providence uvcnuc Scott who Is an employe of the Sun Ship has been in a seri ous condition since his admission to life hospital last When the need for known Hayes volunteered and lils blood was found to be of the correct type After the transfusion Scotts condition showed considerable im provement Hayes who lives at 25 2ayt Eight eenth street is a member of the Crowthcr Brothers basketball team champions of tho Delaware County League Ust year He is a graduate of St Roberts Catholic High School and expects to enter college in the Fall After the transfusion Hayes made a delayed appearance at the CrouthcrChcster Boys Club game at the Y M C A building He im mediately entered the contest and played his usual speedy game WOMAN IS HELD ON BOOTLEG CHARGE Rosa Cassclla 51 of Green street near Second street Marcus Hook was arrested last night when police raided the house in which she lives and con fiscated alleged contraband liquor She was held in bail for court when arraigned for a hearing before Justice of the Peace Forwood Clark Jr of Glcnoldcn The raid was conducted by county detectives headed by County Detec tive O N Smith and State Detective A L McNeal Chester Banks Will Carry On as Usual The followingstatement was issued by the Chester Clearing House Association this morning following a meetingof the mem bers The action taken at Harrisfaurjr to give greater protection to de positors in banks merits the full est commendation and coopera tion ou the part of the public A similar method of dealing with banks on which unusual with drawals were being made has worked well in New Jersey Some thing similar probably will be put into effect by Maryland Delaware acted simultaneously with Penn sylvania Other states may be ex pected to fall in line stited by Governor Pinchot yesterday this action is taken to safeguard the mass of Pennsyl vania depositors from suffering from the needless desire of hys terical depositors to withdraw their funds It should also preclude the Immediate calling of many loans and the hasty foreclosure of many mortgages which otherwise would be unavoidable The Chester Clearing House Association authorized the state ment today that the Chester banks will carry on business as usual and that following the practice adopted in Philadelphia and elsewhere saving fund deposits will be sub ject to the usual 30 days notice Chester banks enjoy an envi able reputation During a period of over one hundred years and through many financial panics they have served this community without the loss of a penny to either depositors or stockholders ASSEMBLY ACTS BANK SAFETY on Framing Legislation Withdrawals Following Previous Moves HARRISBURG March A resolution calling on the people of Pennsylvania to place their savings in banks instead of hoarding ihem was introduced in the House todav by Rep Robert Cordicr Lackawanna The measure pointed out that the joint banking resolution passed by thev legislature and signed by Gov Gifford Pinchofc Monday night had restored conscience In the banks and tho people of the Commonwealth should be encouraged to take ad vantage of banking facilities The resolution was laid over for printing HARRISBURG Pa March covering tho points embodied in the Emergency Bank resolution including limita tions onwithdrawals as approved by the General Assembly willbe con Senate today The bill introduced by Senato Andrew J Sorcloni Luzerno prepared by Attorney G en cr a Willliam A Schnadcr It gives the state secretary of banking legal dic tatorial powers granted In the Joint resolution to permit banks limiting withdrawals to remain open at the conference of legis lative leaders bankers and state offi cials it is a companion piece of legis lation to the resolution passed mid Continued on Twelve TWO McCLURE BILLS ARE ACTED UPON HARRISBURG March The bill of Senator John J McClurc requiring treasurers of political com mittees concerned with the nomina tions of candidatesto file account of the cost of such nominations wns reported out of committee and passed on first reading in the Senate HARRISBURG March TheSenate Committee on finance today reported out the McClurc bill providing for the revision and con solidation of taxation lawfe for local purposes The bill passed first reading It provides for regulating the assessment and valuations of persons property and subjects for taxation Marchers Belie Hunger Claims Leaving about eight pounds of white and rye bread broken into pieces and lying on sidewalks and streets as a memento of their brief sojourn in Chester a detachment of Pennsyl vania Hunger Marchers departed From Eighth and Flower streets at 215 yesterday afternoon for the state capitol The marchers left Philadelphia earlier in the day riding in six big motor vans owned by alleged com munists and came to this city where a detachment of local Communists awaited them Parking the big vehicles along Eighth street between Flower and Edwards streets the riding march rR disembarked and grouped about he smallest truck in the group an open vihcle where they assisted fcl ow workers in converting an audi ence ofnearly 200 assembled at the corner of Eighth and Flower streets As the various speakers addressed heir comrades and brothers the audience almost to a man would nterrupt with shoutsof approval It Continued on Page Eleven 400 Sign Petition Boosting Zangara For Cabinet Job TEMPLE Tex March petition urging Presidentelect Roosevelt to appoint his assassin Giuseppe Zangara to his cabinet bore the signature of 400 Temple residents today A reporter circulated the peti tion to demonstrate that people sign petitions without reading them Even his managing editor signed it n Hunger Crowd Meets Legislature and Asks for HARRISBURG March UP Pennsylvanias hunger marchers to day demanded that the legislature ap propriate for cash relief of the unemployed repeal the evic tion laws and repeal the State sedi tion act hundred marchers crowded the halls of the House of Representa tives and leaders were given authority to present their demands The marchers chanted in unison we want cash and down with the commissary plan They carried ban ners reading free Tom Mooney uphold the Soviet union and down with the Pinchpt starvation program Edith Briscoe Pittsburgh opened the demands by telling the legislators you men think we can live on noth ing She charged that the steel com panies of Western Pennsylvania were paying starvation wages We didnt come here to ask for anything but to demand what we want she said When Miss Briseoe mentioned Governor Pinchots name boos rang through the assembly chamber Robert Ray Easton threatened that the unemployed of the State would stop all mortgage and eviction a tions His It is funny h Con til TAK Amendi Is ing i Second This Meas HARJEd Irrepressii and Joblej prohibition ahead anot test in Pen Both or dars withU delayed in noon only to unemplojj The assemt night The outdoor spor McClurc dry ure were pai first reading There was no Both will be cl calendar Mondf then they will I vote in the u morning The fier an extenslc was not called remains on the 1 clar Final approval the Senate Tuesdr into the House 01 concurrence in at House concurs th to the Governor vention bilvhowe least a branch The I dry repealer was inittee The Schwartz pearancc on the Sel spending npproxirrJ in the law and ortif erals found their other notch as ago a similar out of Senate corL cnt form the Scl for outdoor sporj ccpt boxing and J and G p m undl On the the House todajj more sweeping bll Stecdlc bill i will movies and other Sabbath After Schwartz bill opponel sort Lo a referendum peal ot thelicensingJ ate committee proyideT for all sion is althol would be only admission This Contijpiied on CHESTER TOWl TAX RATE RE The supervisors of Ch ship at a meeting held Me to reduce the tax rate fr onehalf mills to five ai mills Property owners in th are appreciative of this a by the supervisors in lim other well managed m arc doing in the matter the property owrier of s tax burden The action is with the recommendatior the taxpayers committee c ware County Chamber of CONDITION KVTPR Rev Thomas Doyle as tor of St Anthonys Cathi who has been seriously ill erlcordia Hospital Philac made rapid recovery duii few days Father Doyle to the hospital at last week Topics of Ti After most who want r they will be asking the whatli you have The Scots who chanted belL3 are coming O ho O foresaw that one of the do it at 272 miles an horn Jim The inauguration of Pre Roosevelt will bea happ innt event ses Johnny ou could hardly saythe F D R for the next fo a happy one The Federal Trade Com nvestigate the cut in cigai a suggestion als cheaper Some one has suggeste next time the cops run ormance that tl parking space vho enter the The reason ike the avei he average WASH Forecast Easter loudy jortion i fair tion fair tj snow tonigl jperati Tin   

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