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   Chester Times (Newspaper) - March 6, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania                              DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR SIX MONTHS ENDING SEPTEMBER 2O1 OS 57TH 17533 FINAL EDITION With All Latest and Best News of the Day Daily Leased Wire Reports of United Press UP anaInternational News Service INS CHESTER PA MONDAY MARCH 6 1933 CERMAK DIES OF ASSASSINS SHOT TO INDICT SLAYER Chicago Mayor Yields 19Day Against Death Fight Grand Jury Called Today at Miami to Push Charge Against Zangara MIAMI Fla March death of Mayor Anton J Cermak of Chicago was caused by dry gan grene of the right lung due to in fection Dr E C Thomas Dade county physician said after an autopsy today Cermaks relatives now plan to start back to Chicago with his body at C p m WASHINGTON March President Roosevelt today expressed his sorrow over the death of Mayor Cermak at Miami It is needless to stay that the news of the death of MayorCermak affects me very deeply and very per sonally he said Aside from the tragic chain of events of which his death is the re sult a very warm friendship and a very high respect for Cer maks ability friendship and loyalty to his friends would have made his loss a heavy one to me under any circumstances The brave fight he made shows clearly the wonderful courage of the man The country at large and the great city of Chicago in particular will miss a strong anc resolute character RELIEFISEE 3FOLD PLAN DRAWN UP BLT NEW CONGRESS Emergency Program Re vealed to Deal With the Banking Crisis Stop Withdrawals Bring Cash Back Main Points Suggested SUBSTITUTE FOR CASH READY BY TOMORROW Treasury Dept Working Out Solution to Begin in Short Time WASHINGTON March A three fold emergency program to deal with the economic and banking crisis was revealed today by Demo cratic leaders The program was outlined in gen eral terms as follows 1 Stop withdrawals from banks already temporarily in effect through the national bank holiday 2 Authorize the comptroller of the currency to compel banks to impound their good security as collateral for clearing house certificates or scrip 3 Enactment of legislation that will insure the return of deposits to the banks The threepoint program emerged as a swiftly moving administration spurred its leaders to preparations for the special session of Congress which convenes Thursday The plan is to deal with the most urgent banking legislation in two or three days Then Congress would recess pending drafting of a general legislative program including legaU zation of beer Activity was evident among both Officials to Give Regula tions Governing Na tional Bank Holiday PRICE TWO CENTS Complete Text of Proclamation Issued by President Roosevelt Concerning Banking Situation Continued on Page Seven MIAMI Fla March Anton J from the coa mines who rose to be mayor of the nations second today from the effects of a bullet fired by an as sassin who hoped to strike down Franklin Roosevelt The heroic 19day battle of the fighting mayor came to a quiet enc at 655 a m All through the fight Cermak had been sinking slowly Physicians friends and family alike recognized that another of the amaz ing rallies with which he has sur prised those around him before could not be hoped for this time Gangcrenous pneumonia had set in to complicate the colitis and heavy heart strain resulting from the bullet which cut through his abdomen touched his lung and liver and lodgec in his spine A specially imparied grand jury was summoned to meet today to in dict Guisepp Zangara Cermaks as sassin for first degree murder He is MAYOR ANTON J CERMAK under sentence of 80 years already on four counts of assault with intent to murder to which he pleaded guilty Now he is liable to the death penalty Mayor Cermaks death was an nounced by Edward C Kelley head of the South Park Board of Chicago who had been waiting through the night near his friend andchief The mayors last night was typical V of the grim tenacity which character ized his career Before midnight his physicians had said he could not live an hour more At 230 when he had sunk into a coma they moved him out of the oxygen tent in which a precarious spark of life had maintained for hours following a transfusion But still the mayor unconscious battled 3on Relatives and friends went into his room stood a while by his bedside Continued on Last Page WITNESSED CEREMONIES John E McDonough and Norman Snyder Chester attorneysi attended the inaugural ceremones in Wash ington D C Saturday Mr Mc Donough is one of the leaders of the Democratic Party in this county HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY United Press AT HAVANA Silver Waver Don Mclntyre Onanon Blazing Crimp Shoes Doramdia Dr Jill son Foxcy Burt Plum Abduction Cons Water Sam Goldt Gypsie Chief Weather clear track fast AT HIALEAH PARK Free Fly Across Bedivtvus SweepermaTi Gulfelano Plutarch FightingCock One Falsehood Screech Sue Terry Fullfill Zorana Star Weather clear track fast Here Are Answers To Many Questions Of Bank Holiday NEW YORK March text book or questionnaire intended to answer many questions puzzling citizens was worked up here today in connection with the bank holiday It follows What is clearing1 house scrip It is a promissory note of the banks that are members of the Clearing House Association and is issued bv them as a money substitute Where will it be issued At the banks What will it be issued for Present plans are for payroll checks and against deposits in banks closed by the holiday It also will be ex change for currency In what denominations will It be issued In bill forms from to Will scrip be issued in denomina tions low enough to replace silver cur rency changre No Present plan is to use silver for change Will scrip be accepted for purchases by the butcher the baker the grocer Yesv Will a check presented at a bank be vashed in scrijs Yes If the check is the depositors and he has an account in the bank Will the banks be open to issue scrip Yes On the expiration of the holiday will the bank give dollars for the scrip They did in the past Where will pay checks be cashed At the banks Will pay checks be cashed only in scrip Present plans are not definite but expectations is that scrip and in some cases cash or part cash and scrip will be used What security will be behind icrip Liquid bank deposits government securities and other sound assets of the banks Is there any danger that its value will fall below that of regular money In the past depressions when scrip wasused money brought a premium no higher than 4 per cent over the clearing house certificates This hap pened in 1873 1893 and 1907 If a bill of large denomination is offered in a purchase will the change be in scrip or currency Scrip for a dollar or over and cur rency for change under a dollar How long is scrip likely to last Its use in past depressions extended over a period ofa month Will the scrip of one state be good in another Not necessarily Can persons making bdnk deposits in currency demand that they be re paid in currency Under President Roosevelts procla mation deposits made since the dec aration of the moratorium are to be placed in trust and payable in full on demand of the depositor When the use of scrip is finally abandoned what agency will redeem t Issue Ruling on Safety Deposit Boxes and Change WASHINGTON March 6 deposit boxes were not intended to come within the scope of president Roosevelts bank holiday treasury officials explained today in response to reports that banks in some cities were denying access to the boxes Notice to that effect probably will be sent the various clearing houses during the day To facilitate trade as much as possible banks will be permitted to open currency windows during the holiday for the changing of moneythe treasury also an nounced Reports reached officials that many persons tiave been caught with bills of large denomination and have been unable to get them broken into smaller units The various clearing house dis tricts will establish the regulations under which this will be done K ful1 text of President Roosevelts banking situation follows crold andrnrnhaVe be0u and withdrawals of hoarding and banking institutions for the purpose of Cntiuous increasingly extensive speculative activ hM rcsuked on the These Conditions have created u national emergency K in thbS l orosls of a11 bank depositors that a ir a view lo preventing further hoard cufrencY or speculation in foreign exchange and of measures to protect the our people and and tot interests Section 5 b of the Act of October 17 T 1J17 40 Stat L as amended that the President may investigate regulate or prohibit under such rulos and ropulatfons Ts V y mSf 1CTtS otherwise any transactions in foreign k and the export melting or earmarking of old or silver com or bullion or currency and Whereas It is provided in Section 16 of the said act that whoever shall wilfully violate any of the provisions of this act or of any 1 icons Xl Sulatww wsued thereunder and whocvor shall wilfully vio with Gny of tho ksued u n of Ulis act shal1 lPon conviction be not f hereorc1 WASHINGTON March tary of Treasury Woodin said today that plans for a medium of exchange to meet all necessary demands were being worked out and would be in operation by tomorrow Secretary Woodin was engaged in almost constant conferences at the Treasury His predecessor Ogden L Mills remained over in Washington to cooperate The point which Woodin empha sized was that payrolls must and will be met They will be met he said in cash scrip or clearing house certifi cates but they will be met While impressed with the difficul ties of the situation there was an unmistakable air of confidence and almost of optimism among officials of the new administration generally and Congressmen were for Thurs days special session There was a general feeling that as Woodin expressed it the low point has been reached the crisis has been met and from now on the direction is forward He explained that progress was being made to supply scrip or other forms of emergency currency and that a plan for operation under this system on a national basis would be IX Roosevelt President of the United of America in view of such national emergency nnct bv virtue VOSted l mG by Sflitl act ancl in to prevent th v H g or coin of bullion or y do hereby proclaim order direct and declare that from Monday the sixth day of March to Thursday the ninth day of Marc nineteen hundred and thirtythree both dates inclusive there sha S be Td T all banking institutions and all branchS r thc States of America including tho terri tories and insular possessions a bank holiday and that during Vaid period all banking transactions shall be suspended Transfer of Credits Banned Burins such holiday excepting as hereinafter provided no such the xvfU Stltltlonf or sha11 out export earmark or permit X i or transfer m any manner or by any devise whatsoever of any gold or silver com or bullion or currency or take anv other action which rnijht facilitate tho hoarding thereof nor si all such r deposits make Joans or dis deal in foreign exchange transfer credits from thc United place abroad or other banking business During such holiday thc Secretary of the Treasury with ihn approval of the President under such regulations as hTi aV prescribe to penilit P ni ons to perform any pv all of thc usual banking Junctions b to direct require or permit the issuance of clearing house cort U cates or other evidences of claims against assets of banking tions and c to authorize and dhori Continued on Page Seven r Cl and Direct the K trust accounts for thc receipt of new deposits be subject to withdrawal on demand without any restric nitation and shall be kept separately in cash or on deposit reserve banks or invested in obligations of the United States SllTrf ln tcrm backing institutions shn nt elude all federal reserve banks national banking associations banks trust companies savings banks buildingand loan associations unions or other corporations partnerships associations or pcreons engaged in the business of receiving deposits making loans cUscount mg business paper or transacting any other form of banking busTness MRS COOLIDGE BACKS PRESIDENT BOSTON March Calvm Coolidge was one of several notables who signed a telegram re ceived by Governor Ely today pledg ing support to President Koosevelt We have castaside political and sectional interest in a spirit of coop eration with our President and be lieve this same spirit emanates from the whole people the message read Decisive action of a national scope and in several directions is neces sary to prevent economic collapse throughout the country Sales Tax Returns Must Be Filed Agent Aids Merchants The banks that issued it FIRE DAMAGES APARTMENT Prospect Park Man Injured in Leap Through Win dow to Escape Flames A man was severely cub about the lands and face early this morning when fire badly damaged the second f his home on the second floor of he Maryland Apartments Lincoln nd Maryland avenues Prospect Park when fire badly damaged the second nd third floors of the structure The fire the origin of which has lot been determined was discovered in the living room of an apartment on the second floor occupied by Mr and Mrs Nevin Miller and their sevenyearold son Nevin Jr Mrs Miller and the boy were vis iting at the home of her parents on Fourteenth avenue when the fire occurred Miller who was by smoke jumped through a window He was taken to the Taylor Hospital Ridley Park by Patrolman Fred Stmmm of the Prospect Park police force and treated for his injuries The flames spread rapidly and the dense smoke which filled the halls and corridors in the building made it difficult for the firemen of the Chester storekeepers are urged to take advantage of the aid offered by a representative of the State Revenue Department who will be at police headquarters every Monday and Tuesday for the remainder of the month to assist in filing returns on the state sales tax imposed for six months ending February 28 The local representative is also at Media on Wednesday and Thursday ii Upper Darby on Fridays Every merchant no small is re quiredfi under penalty to file a re turn Unless this return is filed by April 1 state officials will call upon the storekeepers and make an esti mate of their weekly sales and base the tax return on their decision The taxes can be paid to the representa tive 15YEAROLD GIRL A SUICIDE Daughter of Wealthy Main Line Resident Ends Life SKULL CRUSHED BY TRUCK WHEEL Woman Hurled From Auto in CoJIision Under Heavy Motor Vehicle Mrs Anna Marshall 35 of 6758 Dicks avenue Philadelphia was killed instantly last night in an unusual motor crash on Chester pike near Springfield road Darby She was hurled from a car arid the wheels of a motor truck figuring in the collision ran over and crushed her skull The woman with W J Cox of Morton and two young women had been visiting friends on Hook road Darby township and were returning to the home of Mrs Marshall when the accident occurred Opposite the parking place at the east end of the new Buttonwood bridge which spans Darby creek a short distance from Ninth and Main streets the motor of the car stalled Cox got out and cranked the car He had forgotten he had put the gears into reverse and as he turned the motor over the car started backward out onto the pike in the path of a truck driven by Morris J Parker of 1315 Fayette street Baltimore Md who said he could not halt his vehicle in time to avoid a crash After the truck struck the auto mobile the smaller vehicle crashed into the stone railing of the bridge over Darby creek and came to a halt The two young women occupants suffered a severe shaking up but were uninjured Mrs Marshall was taken to the Delaware County Hospital in the ambulance of the Darby Fire Company where physicians pro nounced her dead on arrival Both Cox and Parker were arrested by Col lingdale police and arraigned before Magistrate Charles H Jones of Col lingdale who held each in bail pending the action of the coroner The womans body was removed to the morgue of Deputy Coroner George D Marvil at Darby GIRL ROLLER SKATER INJURED BY AUTO With Bullet Continued on Last Arrangements were completed to day for the privateburial of Barbara Blackburn Davis 15 daughter of a wealthy Main Line resident and a former student at the fashionable Shipley School for Girls who ended her life by shooting Saturday after noon The lifeless body of the girl was found in the library of her home at Mt Pleasant and Valley roads Villa nova shortly after 5 p m Saturday some fewminutes after shehad tele phoned to her mother stating her in tentions The mother was attending a bridge party nearby when she was called to the telephone s Mother the girl pleaded you will forgive me lor anything I have ever done or would you When the parent replied she would the child then said she was going to kill herself Terrorstricken the mother hurried home She searched every room and finally In the library she found the Frances Horst 6yearold of 114 Wayne avenue Collingdale suffered a deep laceration of the leftear arid brush burns of the left thigh yester day afternoon when she was struck and knocked down by an automobile driven by Charles B Behrendt of 3 Bonsall avenue Sharon Hill while roller skating on the highway in front of her home She was taken to the Taylor Hospital Ridley Park the wound In her ear was closed with thirteen stitches JUDGE A B MacDADE WILL BE SPEAKER Some of the legal aspects of the medical and dental professions will be divulged by Judge Albert Button MacDade of the county courts when he addresses the March meeting of the You and Me Dental Club to be held Saturday evening at 6 oclock in the 2 W C A building Seventh and Sproul streets The meeting will be in the form of a dinner ses sion Members of the dental pro fession from all parts of Delaware county will attend U S TREASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON March The Treasury net balance for March 2 was 518445368021 Expenditures that day were Customs receipts for the month through March Continued on Last Page 2 were B AND L GROUPS IN HOLIDAY TOO Banking Secretary Says They Cannot Pay Out Funds Now Building and loan associations in the commonwealth must conform to the provisions of the proclamation issued by President Franklin D Roosevelt effective from Monday March 6 to Thursday March 0 in clusive Dr William D Gordon state secretary of banking declared in a statement today Building and loan associations may receive cash or checks but they must not pay out any funds to any share holders or borrowers or any persons whatsoever Dr Gordon declared Upon the receipt of cash or checks at meetings building and loan asso ciations should accept them in a cus todian capacity That is they should be held during the period of the bank holiday subject to any definite rules which may be made effective here after Upon the taking in of checks a receipt should be given showing that they are being held under this plan subject to collection only These Instructions may be summed by saying that building and loan associations are to accept checks and cash subject to restriction In that they must be held by the association during this banking holiday in a cus todianship capacity Dr Gordon said it must be defi nitely understood that no payment can be made by a building and loan association during the holiday He said all associations will be no tified in due time of any other changes made necessary by any fu ture action of the President or Gov ernor Gifford Pinchot ATTEMPTS SUICIDE FOLLOWING QUARREL Because she was tired of living after a spat with her daughter Mrs Sadie Marshall of Mcllvainc street near Sixth street attempted to end her life by drinking poison Saturday night The woman was found writhing in pain by her husband who had her removed to the Chester Hospital where she responded to emergency treatment It was learned from police hat the wouldbe suicide had been n an argument earlier in the eve ning with a married daughter and rn latter had a warrant issued for he arrest of her parent charging her with threatening to kill her and using obsene and abusive language The womans condition today was Treatly improved BANKS CLOSED 0 VER NA TION TILL FRIDA Y ON ROOSEVELT EDICTS CITIZENS CALMAS Teachers Face Payiess Payday Stores Carry ing On Scrip Being Studied Large Bills A for Owners Chester Banks Standing Pat on Pendents Order At a meeting of the Chester Association late this attended by repre sentatives of all the Chester banks a thorough analysis of the banking situation was matle and it was de cided that the local banks would stand pat in conformnnce with the Presidents proclamation A statement was issued us follows It was unanimously aprcVd by the members of the Chester Clear injr House Association that the proclamation of the President of the United States be strictly ob served by all members of the as sociation Instructions will be received la ter today by the association from Washington concerning1 many per tinent matters of keen interest lo cally These comprise entry to safety boxes issuance of scripj making change a curtailment of the holiday and other matters A philosophy of confidence greeted President Roosevelts proclamation of agnationwide bank holiday today as local and state financial and business leaders worked out plans to case the situation The Presidents proclamation was received by producer and consumer banker and quiet calm In every quarter the i desire to co operate in restoring economic balance was evident Unless other arrangements canbe made between the Chester school district and the Chester Clearing House Association the 350 teachers in the local schools will face a pay less payday today and will have to await the end of the bankinc holl their semimonthly day toreceive remuneration The matter of the teachers pay roll will be discussed together with a number of other perplexing ques tions brought up by the bank holi day at a special mectingof the direc tors today The official payday of the school month comes near the close of the month and on the fourth school day after the beginning of the month No plan has been undertaken for the issuance of any type of in debtedness to the teachers as It is believed that such action would not assist much in Riving them a medium of exchange so the opening of the President Assumes Powers Granted Under Wartime Order With Proclamation Calling Congress Special Session Thursday to Frame Financial Legislation Follows Conference With Treasury Provided for Clearing House Certificates Based on Deposits Democrat Leaders Call Senate Caucus to Back Executive nnfr L Roosevelt svunff his new administration into c 1actln on banking difficulties today with s ot national unity unparalleled since the World Wa rUSl l banking holiday exports and gave the Secretary of issuance Second Secretary Woodin announced that plans for use of meet to enableTe to Third after a conference with the President legislative program to banks provide sound collateral as security for scrip a enact cffislation to put deposits back in the banks P I his program was quickly put into shape for the session of Congress called for Thursday to deal with tL Plan may be wwkcd out lite Zing n xlreaSly was being printed inNew York and else where R is understood to be similar in size to greenbacks and probably will bear an interest rate of four per fcnt Heres What Bank Holiday Means WASPIINGTON March The fourday modified banking holi day proclaimed by President Roose velt Extends from last midnight until midnight Thursday night Prohibits banks from paying out funds in any form during this period unless authorized to rdo so by the secretary of the treasury The secretary is empowered To permit banks to resume pay ments within his discretion 2 To permi fc issuance of Clearing Souse certificates against assets of banking Institutions To authorize banks to start spe ial trust accounts for receipt of new deposits which shall be subject to withdrawal holiday on demand during the FAIR WEATHER FOR AREA TODAY Continued on Page Seven WILL PREFER CHARGE OF DRUNKEN DRIVING An alleged corkscrew driver whose car barely missed colliding with several automobiles on West Nlnth street Saturday afternoon claimed he was an officer and didnt have to comply with the request of Dennis McLaughlin 1232 West Ninth street who asker the woozy one to ac company him to police station McLaughlin told local police the car of the alleged druken driver Just missed striking his carand when he finally stopped the motorist and asked him to drive to police station the man said I dont have to Im an of ficer McLaughlin noted the license num ber of the machine and police traced the ownership to Joseph M Butler 22 West Fifth street Media Mc Laughlin said he will testify against the driver in the event he is ar rested Fair is the forecast for today in Eastern Pennsylvania New Jersey Delaware and Maryland It will be cloudy and warmer tomorrow fol owcd by rain The highest temperature here yes terday was 45 degrees at 4 p m and the lowest was 34 at 6 a m The average of 40 was three degrees tibove normal The highest temper ature ever recorded here on March 5 was 75 in 1880 and the lowest was 5 in 1872 Sunrise today was at 627 a m and sunset will be at 558 p East ern Standard time WASHINGTON March UP I The entire nation went on a four day modified bank holiday today President Roosevelt by an unprece dented midnight proclamation for bade banks to pay out gold silver or currency In effect an embargo was placed on export of gold i Preparations were made to permit banks to Issue emergency currency In the form of Clearing House cer supplement reg currency so business can buy ta emergency legislation before the expires at secretary proclamation Treasury Woodin THREE KILLED AS MANIAC SHOOTS CLEVELAND March Three persons were shot and killed here1 today and six other persons were woundedby flying bullets when a ran amuck with a shot gun on a west side street THREATENED BY FLAMES The home of HT L Carter former Justice of the Peace of Gradyvllle w threatened by fire last A chimney fire discovered at Oak Lodge Mr Carters residence was put out before much damage resulted The Media Fire Company responded to the alarm Phila Banks Arrange to Issue Scrip to Public AGED INDIVIDUAL RESCUED FROM RIVER An elderly man who refused to divulge his name to either police or officials of the Chester Hospital was rescued from the Chester River late Saturday afternoon The man said to have been intoxi cated walked into the river at the rear of Blooms Market on Edgmont avenue near Third street His cries or help were heard by Thomas Carey 527 Butler street and Herman Timns 625 Ulrich street who were crossing Third Street Bridge After they pulled the man from theicy waters 3olice took him to the hospital where he was treated for exposure and ad mitted for observation Scrip in form of Clearing House certificates will be issued in Philadelphia to carry on business dur ing the bank holiday Preliminary plans for the issuance of the certificates have been made and today leading bankers of the city meet to perfect details of the system A meeting of the Philadelphia Clearing House Association has been called for 2 oclock this afternoon At this mccling the bankers will dis cuss plans for distribution of the cer tificates The plan when completed will be similar to that already adopted by the New York Claaring House Asso ciation Other large cities through out the country areadopting similar measures The Clearing House certificates are paper based upon bank deposits and they constitute currency jointly Is sued by a group of banks The only time such certificates have been em ployed was in 1907 when about 000000 was in circulation These notes both for New York and Philadelphia are being prepared by the American Bank Note Co with offices at 410 Sansom street Phila delphia The notes to be issued In Philadel phia will be in denominations of and S50 Just how much will be issued in this city will be de cided at todays meeting of bankers Wikoff Smith Philadelphia man ager of the American Bank Note Co said today he did not believe print ing of the certificates could be com pleted in time for them to be put into circulation before Wednesday Our factory in New York is mak ing 200000000 pieces for Philadelphia New York Chicago Boston Norfolk and other cities Mr Wikoff said and this stupendous amount of work rerulres a lot of time Workers may receive their pay partially or entirely in scrip Deal ing with merchants it Is explained the new notes and money will be In terchangeable so that a man may present a scrip note at a store and receive change in U S currency in scrip or in both Checks against banks will be pay able in the new notes and when banks are opened and withdrawals of deposits arc permitted scrip may be paid instead of money At the end of the emergency period the scrip is to be redeemed in cur rency and then destroyed so that merchants and others who receive more of the new notes than they spend may turn them in for money n within his discretion to permit ex liquid banks to resume iormn1 operations i Pcrmits him to authorize fcccPt new trust accounts funds deposited during the holiday would be subject to with drawal on demand and without re striction or limitation Mr Roosevelt acted under powern Continued on Page Seven opics Now that hes In harness Presi dent Roosevelt will probably find a bureaus d eovernmen Auto Drivers condemn the practice but hoarders might find it would P t0 let thelr wears the he Is declares a medic Maybe thats what brings such a rosy flush to a mans face the mo ment he tears his pants Chinese and Japanese purchasing agents are reported to have gone in together to see a munitions maker and to have come out with a 40 per cent price reduction Thats real progress towards cutting the cost of war Newspapers were used as table cloths at a depression dinner given little black and at a dinner doesnt go bad at A police operator who testifying against a bootlegger said he drank whisky in his place several nights a week certainly laid himself wde open to perjury We read that a man who talks a lot as usually unthrifty Can that be right We have in mind the fellow who can work up a nice monologue while the waiter Is trying to give someone the check A French writer gives the United States credit for winning the war But its the credit this country gave that they would like the French to give us back A woman was arrested In Philly after she kicked a cop and broke two of his ribs Which proves the female of the species is more deadly than the mule The Weather March 6 Forecast for tonight and Tuesday Eastern and New Jersey cloudy and not quite so cold tonipht Tuesday rain in South and rain or snow in north portion slowly rising temperature Western Pennsylvania Cloudy owed by rain or snow beginning late onight or Tuesday morning rising temperature TODAYS TEMPERATURES 6 a m 34 lliti J 7 a m 35 Noon 8 a m 34 1 p in 9 a m 35 2 pi ml 10 a m 40 46 V48 50 52   

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