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Chester Times (Newspaper) - March 2, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania BA1I IiLY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR SIX MONTHS ENDING SEPTEMBER 1OS FINAL EDITION With All Latest and Best News of the Day 57TH 17530 Daily Leased Wire Repoits of United Prsss and International News Service INS CP CHESTER PA THURSDAY MARCH 2 1933 TWENTY PAGES PRICE TWO CENTS JEHOL DEFENSE COLLAPSES AS IDNAPERS FREE OETTCHER AS BRITISH OFFICER IMPRISONED PAID ChineseMilitary Officials Denver Millionaires Son Admit It as Gen Sun Tells of Harrowing 16 Deserts Ranks Days Experience PeipingLeaders Panic Father Says He Gave Stricken City Again i Bombarded From Air i Demanded Abductors PEIPING March DENVER Colo March UP nese military officials late today adj Harrowing experiences of 16 days in mitted collapse of their defenses hi a kidnaper citadel were over today Jehol Province j f or Charles Boettcher II Denver Collapse of the Chinese defenses was attributed to the defection of I millionaire releasea after General Sun TienYinp leader of the Chinese forces at Chihpeng General Gun and his entire force of regulars and irregulars went over payment for Charles released of 560000 ransom y He was set free last night in sub urban Denver by two men who seised to the Manchukuo side acknowledg ing allegiance to Japans puppet state in Manchuria and surrender ing the important city of Chihfeng The desertion of General Sun came as a terrific blow to Marshal Chang HsuehLiang commander of thv Northern Chinese armies His defection proved to the Chi nese that they apparently could trust few or none of the native military leaders who were charged with the task of preventing Jap an from annex ing the rich province of Jehol to Manchukuo Other commanders on the Eastern front followed General Suns action by deserting Some of them put up considerable resistance while other captitulated as the wellorganized Japanese and Manchukuo military machine thundered across the prov ince The Northern Military Council headed by Marshal Chang Hsueh Liang immediately embarked upon the perfection of pjans for an orderly retreat and repatriation of Changs I cwn troops south of the Great Wall With Chihfeng and Lingyuan al ready in Japanese hands and the fall cf Jehol City the capital seemingly only a matter of hours the Chinese were interested solely in preserving the remnants ef their armies from extinction Volunteer troops arc being moved westward into Chahar with all pos sible speed Utmost precautions are being taken to prevent these irregu lars more or less undisciplined troops from filtering south of the Great Wall j into China proper i It was thought likely that sporadic i fighting would continue to cover the withdrawal of troops through Ping ROOSEVELT SEES LOSS TO NATION N WALSffSDEATH Presidentelect Says He Was One on Whom He Could Rely Always FATE HALTS HIGH HONORS Grieved Personally He Declares Leaves for Washington Today him from the side of his young wife the night of Feb 12 drove all night NBaiflFe stew and all day and then him in a musty cellar blindfolded with ad hesive tape His release started an unparalleled search marked by gunfire hundreds of police and deputies guarded all roads of Northern Colorado chal art above an officer of the Seaforth NE1V YORK March UP Presidcntflcci Roosevelt saddened by the loss of one of his most stal wart Cabinet members only two days before he takes office today described the death of Senator Thomas J Walsh of Montana as a grievous loss to the entire country as well as to the new administration The death of Senator Walsh said a statement issued by Mr Roosevelt is a grievous loss not only to the have not been published and it is only recently his name became known nlthoujrh he has tjcen held for lenging cars and shooting at those i some time that failed to halt Except for a swollen face asa n suit of being blindfolded Boettcher i Continued on Page Eighteen Highlanders who is hold for violation country and the incoming ci of the Official Secrets Act Full dcministration in which he was to play j tails of the crime he is charged with so prominent and important a pan but in deep measure to myself per sonally He wns one of my oldest and most trusted friends and one on whose calm judgment I could always rely While properly to fill in my Cab inet will be difficult to fill his pace in the circle of my friends will be impossible Signed Prankin D Roosevelt Mr Roosevelt was informed of the death of his prospective attorney gen eral at the start of the President elects last day in New York prior to departure for Washington where he will be inaugurated on Saturday The Presidentelect received the shock of Senator Walshs death not only ns a great personal loss but with the knowledfe that his carefully con i Coroners Inquest and Hearing in Case of Col lingdale Man Held Today SEN WALSH DIES ON TRAIN GOING TO WASHINGTON Montana Solon 73 Was on His Way Front Havana With Cuban Bride of Less Than a AttorneyGeneral Designate in Roosevelt Cabinet Body Removed From Coach at Rocky N Condition or Brain rhage Cause of Death Physicians Widow Doctors Care ROCKY MOUNT N C UP Thomas T Walsh 73yearold political veteran who was Attorney Generaldesignate in the new Roosevelt cabinet died suddenly aboard an Atlantic Coast Line train today while enrotitc to Washington with his Cuban bride Phy sicians attributed his death to a heart condition or a hemorrhage of the brain Senator Walsh wns tnken ill nt Daytona Beach Fa Tuesday night when he suffered an attack of in digestion but his condition had not appeared serious Mrs Walsh awakened about 630 a m today to find the senator lying Jo Joc r Funk nf 1107 Phostrm c lunk or 1107 Chestnut cabinet list must now street Collingdale aiTCctcd yesterday i revised as the driver of the car that struck i Although leaders professed not to and killed J H Jordan 45 of 305 knOW where Mr Ro0sevelt turn Marshall road Collingdale on Sharon avenue between Andrews and Beech wood avenues last Saturday night was held on charges of manslaughter andfailure to stop and render assist j ance by Coroner J Evans Scheehlc this morning I Funk was arrested alter Patrolman Thomas J Welsh of the Collingdale i police force had noticed the death car standing in the driveway adjacent to replace his prospective attorney general several names were men tioned as candidates for the post in cluding Governor Albert C Ritchie of Maryland Prof Felix Frankfurter of the Har vard Law School Newton D Baker Ohio Arthur Mullen of Nebraska Senator Hiram Johnson Repub lican of California to the Funk home and made a Senator Burton K Wheeler of BASKETBALL PLAYER CHARLES BOETTCHEK 2d SUSTAINS ANIN JURY was not hurt When the kidnapers freed him he first telephonedmem Frank Sampson reserve player on j bers qf his family then to police Two friends picked him up in their car apparently by proarrangement j Taken first to the horns of Sidney tlle Sinsheimer president of the Ameri can Beet Sugar Company Boefctcher Lhs Eddystone High School basket ball team sustained a broken wrist while playing in the eleventh annual Holstein Harvey Field Memorial Basketball Tournament sponsored by the Chester Kiwanis Club in the Pennsylvania Military College armory 3It was1 duringthe first half of the PAYS FOR GOAL EddystoneDarby game that the ac cident occurred Sampson collided with another player when jumping towards the basket He fell face downward and used his hand to break thefall He made to con tinue play but Referee Herman Baet zel stopped the game and had a doc tor examine the player The Kiwanis officials had the boy iaken to the office of a nearby physi minute inspection of the vehicle find ing traces of an accident The bumper of the car was bent a cowllight had been removed from the left to the right side of tbe vehicle and splotches of blood and caked hair were found on the fenders Welshs testimony vas substantiated by Corporal C D Boyle of the Clifj ton Heights detail Pennsylvania Police and by Serj v Collmgdah j qu2st today Funk made a statement to County Montana Roosevelt is keeping in close touch with the banking situation but has no intention of making any pubHc statement on the subject before his inauguration it was reported authori Continued on Page EigIitecn IN CRITICAL CONDITION cian for an his injury Xray examination of SPECIAL FEATURE The High School Commercial Club at a meeting held this morning in the Chester High School auditorium enjoyed a showing of educational mo tion pictures treating in ageograph ical manner developments of mineral products By United Press AT AGUA CALIENTE D Wichita City Hey Ted Conard Continued on Page Eighteen CASE DISMISSED Detective Charles Smith yesterday that he had been in Philadelphia Continued on Elcrhtcch NOTE ENCLOSED IN INFERNAL MACHINE Facing charges of larceny of 17 bags of fuel Robert Woodland of Ulrich street pleaded guilty when arraigned for hearing this morning before Magistrate Honan at his of fices 17 East Sixteenth street Woodland after his admission agreed to pay the cost of the fuel and the charges were dropped as there was said to be no other definite evi dence other than the admission of the youth to substantiate the charge The arrest was made on a warrant sworn out by William Bearmon a coal dealer in the western section of the city Settlement of damages amounting to S55 was made last night before Magistrate Honan by F Hollorahn of Parker avenue Collingdale whose car struck one operated by Edward B Innis of Church street Upland early in the morning of February seventh COUNTY GETS MORE MONEY FOR RELIEF MIAMI Fla March UP j Mayor Anton Cermak of Chicago passed a comfortable night and res piration improved his physicians I said today He was suffering from a i peritoneal the bulletin said but peritonitis had not devel oped Dr T W Hutson issued WATERTOWN N Y March A note was enclosed in the Kelly VanbanJk Pleasant Hills 2 Leano Vera Crofton Perry Brite Loula H Nugent Eskimo Miss Sage Genghis Khan funds fnr Anril War Over Luvor Patsie L Miss I Timidity Veruzza Deep Beach i None 5 7 On The Job El Cheevito Bayamo Burnam Facchina contingent Dude Rancher Vcather cloudy track fast HARRISBURG Pa March State relief funds were exhausted today through infernal machine sent by mall to Presidentelect Roosevelt in Wash ington a week ago last Sunday it wag disclosed today by Chief of Police Ed ward J Singleton The note read I am a friend of Zangara and I want to take up the work that he failed to do I kill all presidents governors and millionaires I hate policemen and kill all your officers who I see on streets at midnight I am one who killed Kansas City millionaire so I kill police The note was signed Paul An tonili of Italy Federal investigators hnre ques tioned a 16yearold boy whose name they declined to divulge COLLINGDALE MAN VICTIM OF BANDITS Presidentelect lUiosrvcIt as the next attorneygenera died suddenly today aboard a rain at Wilson X C unroute to Washington with his Cuban bride whom he married last Saturday KA1NEY LIKELY CHOICE FOR SPEAKER WASHINGTON March Henry T Raincy of Illinois 73yearold whitehaired veteran of the House virtually was assured today of election as Speaker to succeed John N Garner the VicePresident elect As the time neared for balloting for Speakership in the secret Democratic caucus it appeared that Rainey would win the Speakership and Rep Joseph W Byrrts of Tennessee would be naitted floor leader h I Squabble Over Division of Gill who like Cermak was struck by a bullet intended for President elect Roosevelt was still in critical condition from infection resulting from her wound allocation of for unemploy ment relief for the month of March There was no immediate prospect of obtaining either State or Federal TheState Legis lature in session nine weeks has not provided any renewal of the State relief appropriation and the Reconj struction Finance Corporation has j notified Governor Pinchot Two armed bandits last night kid naped a Collingdale man near his home drove him about for more than an hour and then threw him out of their automobile after robbing him of S56 The victim Donald Craig 45 was only a half block from his home at 227 Pusey street Collingdale when the bandits car pulled up at the curb and one of tho bandits both of masked leaped out raig into the machine MIAMI Fla March Mayor Anton J Cermak dozed fitfully in the newlyinstalled oxygen cham ber today while physicians attempted to stem an attack of hiccoughs which was termed a real menace Oxygen pumped into the room chamber in which the mayors bed rests has somewhat alleviated Cer maks difficulty in breathing the spe cialists announced Although the pneumonia in his right lung is prac tically cleared up Dr J W Snyder called attention to the continued presence of colitis He is very weak said Dr Snyder The colitis is not so severe taut it still prevails It has sapped his strength The development of hic coughing adds to our worries NEAT SUM REALIZED Patrolman J F Talbot of this city financial secretary of the Police Pen sion Fund has announced that the receipts from the benefit given at the Stanley Theatre Tuesday night netted the organization the sum of 5104041 He also announced a donation of to the fund Revealed Stocks Quiz in WASHINGTON March A Wall Street squabble over division of more than S7000OOQ of profits ex pected from the merger of three mid western farm equipment companies was revealed today in the Senate stock market investigation Letters read into the record showed Eastman Dillon and Co protesting that the National City Company wais unfair because the former concern was excluded from ground floor profits This angle was developed after Ferdinand Pecova committee coun sel tried unavaijjngly to clear the mystery of papers missing from the justice department files Charles E Mitchell who resigned as chairman of thn National City Bank and the National City Company at PresidentnIect Roosevelts sug gestion said he was unable to illmni nate the mystery of the missing docu ments The missing papers formed an opinion suppressed for 21 years in which Solicitor General Frerl W Leh Conttnued on Pape Eighteen AT HI ALE AH PARK 1 Lady Sweet Elizabeth Fox Thoughts Temple Dancer Laura GaI Pirogue Lady Hoosiers Pride Flag Horn Canny Scot Sherron Grey Sash Dream Louie Cherokee Weather clear track fas In granting money to the state this R F C sent the following telegram which the Governor made public Consideration of relief needs for i April will await State Legislative acj tion The March allocation for Delaware county was Federal i Claig out Parker avcnu u miles from his home Craig t bore Maryland MINOR JUDICIARY AiTT fi r All ON UTB LATE SENATOR WALSH AND BRIDE AFTER MARRIAGE IN CUBA TO MEET IN MEDIA Foes of Concerns Looking for Speed in the Legis lature AT HAVANA To IVIoon Thelma L fron PernoeU The Delaware County Magistrates Association will hold a regular meet ing at the Arcadia dining hall Me dia next Tuesday evening President William E Griffith who i i HARRISBTJRG March an has been sojourning in Florida will Foes of public utility concerns today ui rri TS c j i be home in time to attend according looked to Pennsylvanias General asj Preferred Gradisct Mae j to John F Malloy secretary of the cembly for speedy action on the first j ince ssiiwrmgr ivm Semester association i bill released from committee with the lournamcnt Domina Tryor t The meeting is considered excep intent of materially changing the lassie rown Mole Chianti tionally important by the members Public Service Company laws of the minor judiciary discussion of I Reporting of the bill introduced i El Polrr Red Lik matters being considered at Harrisj by Rep Aaron W Mumford Warren ker Disapproved Jamcsjburg to be one of the outstanding i came at a time when opposition to1 features j practices of public service corn William C Kraft Jr of Media panics is beingvoiced in all parts of cently offered to serve the association the commonwealth j as solicitor without compensation The measure hit the House floor j and his offer was accepted rather unexpectedly Advocates of i I legislation to curb practices of the i Jumper TTeather clear track fast AT FAIR GROUNDS Mutual Friend fi 7 Sannjrside Up Platinum Harold Jr 8 IVeaJher clear track fast ACCUSED BY ROOMER Blonde Lawrence Johnson of the 300 block Abbott street when arraigned in police court this morning was ordered held for a hearing before MagistAte H C Van NCKS of the Tenth ward on charges of assault and battery preferred by Joseph Morris of the Abbott street address Both men are I Negroes utilities regarded it as the opening wedge for the release of other House and Senate bills that will radically change the public service laws if en acted The measures principal blow at the utility concerns lies in the provision prohibiting changes in rateuntil they are approved by the Public Serv TWO FACTIONS PLAN FOR TRIP County Democrats Will At tend Inauguration Cere on the floor of their drawing room unoonseious He apparently had risen to take medicine or a drink of orange juice Mrs Walsh called train attendants who stopped the train aUWtlson only a few miles away Dr M A Pittman of the Moorehcrring Hospital Wilson boarded the train but found that Senator Walsh was already dead Mrs WaLsh who was Senora Maria Nicvcs Trunin vddow of a Cuban sugar mapnato until her marl rape fco Scnntor Wahsh in Havana last Sat urday became hysterical Dr Pitt man pfive her a scdaLivc The btxly wns taken on to Rocky Mount 18 miles away the next stop on the Atlantic coast line The body wns embalmed here and was to be sent to Washington A Wilson nursc Miss Leonu Bos well was attending Mrs Walsh whose condition war described by Dr Pittman as very nervous but not serious Walsh also was at tended by her maid whom she had brought with her from Havana Funeral fierviees probably will be held in Montana Dr Pittman saieL Mrs Walsh intimated to hint in brief comment on future plans which as yet were not definite Senator Walsh hnd been taking moriicine under direction oC Dr Meriyday Daytona Beach Ma as prescribed there yesterday Dr Pittman said he and Miss Bos well probably would accompany Mrs Walsh to the Capital At Mrs Walshs request the was attired in the late Senators wedding clothes It lay in state frora 11 a m until time for departure bj train for Washington Captain Guger soninlaw of thai late Senator now stationed at the U S Navy base Hampton Roads Va advised Mrs Walsh he would meet here there and accompany her to Washington where final funeral arrangements will be made Tha body should arrive in Washington at 10 p m tonight Mrs Walsh told ol finding her husband unconscious on the floor of Continued on Fajre Eighteen Walsh Dies in Conductors Arms ROCKY MOUNT N C March Senator Thomas J Walsh of Montana attorneygen eral designate died in the arms of Herbert Wcafchersbee Atlantic Coast Line conductor between 7 and 710 am today as the train sped northward toward the na tions capital Weathersbee was called1to the Senators compartment by a fran tic porter who snidhe found the Senator dying or dead shortly before 7 a m Weabhersbee said he found Mrs Walsh hysterical J lelt his pulse and it grew weaker and weaker in my hand said Weabhersbee Finally it stopped T searched the train for a physician and found Dr Costello ofCambridge Mass When he came he pro nounced the Serrator dead RONG ATTENDS monies Preparations have been made by a party of county Democrats under the leadership of County Commissioner James F Desmond to attend tho in auguration ceremonies in Washing ton on Saturday Among the local leaders included in the parity will be George F Dougherty former Democratic cifcy Chairman Joel L Thomas of ParkKlde Chas B ODonnell of Clifton Heights and Joseph F X Quinn Upper Darby chairman Steps are being taken by these men andother county Democrats to co operate with Sedgwick Kistlcr na tional committeeman inmaking a determined fight that none but real party workers shall share in the re wards of victory Claiming that they are looking beyond of patronage toward the general wel fare of the Democratic party in the county this faction is holding meet ings toinsure a stiff battle in the primary next fall and at the general election in order that candidates may be selected who will put up a fight to capture one or more of the county row offices On the other side of the fence are the members of the Media Democratic Hundreds of Women Given Latest Ideas in Cooking Science Continued on Pajc Fiphtecn U S TREASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON March INS Treasury balance as of February 23 expenditures 64924 receipts S AIRED AT CAPITOL That home making in all Its branches is considered of great im portance by the women of Chester was shown again yesterday as thi second of the Chester Times Cook ing and Home Making School cot under way Thnre wan a capacity audience Tuesday afternoon for tho opening of the School yesterdays throng was capacity In spite of the fact that every inch of space was occupied there wns no lessening of the interest and the attention as Mrs Katherlne Delaney in spirited fashion taught commented and demonstrated With no waste motion and with deftness born of experience Mrs Dclaney blended the ingredients for a number of dishes which were not only good to the iiaste but attractive in ap pearance A large fish wav stuffed baked to a turn and sweet sour dressed sauce with a tasty There was a stuffed and roasted shoulder of lamb which when taken from the oven sent it savory odor through the hall When this was Rarnwhed with pars ley and surrounded by noodle Kugel which has been baked in in dividual rings fashioned of slices of bacon thn result war a complete and handsome meal A fine grained layer cake light and fiiiffy in texture was deftly covered with seven minute icing and garnished with slices of banana Pencils were busy throughout the audience an the recipe for the icing wus recorded for future use In addition to these and other dishes Mrs Delaney explained the Continued on Pape Eighteen This is what you set my dear for hcinj the wife of a man in public life So said Senator Thomas J Walsh who to he attorneygeneral In the Roosevelt cabinet as he and his bride H ttorneygene gly poted fnr news photogra Continued on Page Eighteen expired phers in Miami last Saturday The 74yearold Senator and his wife who is the fanner Sczicra Peres Ckasmpt of Ozba had flown to Florida within a few hours after the civil and ccremnnictT byl per formed in HavanaThey were returning to Washington today when he Colored Residents Plead CLOUDY TODAY for Action to Seat Pupils j FAIR TOMORROW in New School Mostly cloudy with not much change in temperature is the predic March on toclay in Eastern Pennsylvania nf ariH New Jersey Delaware and Maryland U A iJjrtovHy Vi 11 lilU i v Tredyffrin today pleaded for the Attorney General of Penn sylvania to take action against the joint school board of the townships f which allegedly refund to permit average of 43 was seven degrees Negro children at attend a new school normal for the date but two building I degrees below the average March 1 The muchpostponed hiring I st Maximum temperature held in the House Catmiw Room hcrr the 1S8 f tablished m 1902 and minimum 11 nt 1386 Sunrise today was at a m i and sunset will be at p The highest temperature here yes terday was 49 degrees afc p m and the lowest was 37 at a m with Deputy Attorney General Harris C Arnold presiding Raymond P Alexander and Maceo W W Hubbard were counsel for the Negro residents of the townships The joint school board was not rep resented by counsel when the hearing began Harvey Tyre Easttown and Mrs Elizabeth Temple Tredyffrin filed the petition asking the attorney general to Institute mandamus pro ceedings in the name of the corn Eastern Standard Time m HELD FOR HEARING Continued on Page Eighteen Robert Woodland 21 Negro of the 300 block Ulrich street washeld for a further hearing before Magistrate Honan on charges of breaking en tering and larceny when arraigned in policed court this morning He is said to have broken into a garage in the West End Hr was arresred by De tectives Hardrnan and Desmond NATIONS CHIEFS SAD OVER WALSH President Hoover Leads iri1 Expressing Condolences to Widow WASHINGTON March President Hoover led the nation to day in messages of sympathy to the widow of Senator Thomas J Walsh The President senb condolences to Mrs Walsh and said he was shocked afc the Senators sudden death VicePresident Curtis said The naMon has lost one of ite ablestmen and the new administration has lost one of its greatest public servants His said Senator Robinson comes as a great shock and will cause sincere grief to all his col leagues He was a man of notable ability and upright character Hia passing is a distinct loss to the en tire nation Senator Wheeler Democrat Mon tana said I am grieved beyond words to learn of his passing Ic is a grea b shock to m e He and I had been such intimate friends that it is as though myown father had passed NEW YORK March Jnmes A Farley DemocraticNational Committee chairman and postmaster generaldesignate inthe new Roose velt administration declared today that Senator Walshs record as a Continued on Page Eighteen SAME NAME DIFFERENT MEN Under police court news today an item appeared that a man giving the name Irving Kaplan and Crum Lynne as his place of residence was arrested at Fourth street and Edg mont avenue last night on a charge of being intoxicated Irving Kaplan a resident and busi ness man of the Third ward was not the man referred to in the article BANKRUPTCY SCHEDULE Carl A Doubet of this city filed a schedule of liabilities in voluntary bankruptcy proceedings in the United State District Court at Philadelphia yesterday Liabilities were listed as and assets at March Forecast for fnniffht and Eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey Light snow this afternoon and probably tonight Friday mostly cloudy not much change in tempera ture Western New York and Western Pennsylvania Cloudy tonight Fri day fair not much change in tem perature TODAYS TEMPERATURES 6 a m36 11 a m46 7 a m44 Noon447 8 a m44 1 pm 45V 9 a rn40 2 p m 10 a m 42
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