Chester Times, March 31, 1933

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March 31, 1933

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Chester Times (Newspaper) - March 31, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR SIX MONTHS ENDING SEPTEMBER 20,108 FINAL EDITION ★ ★ ★ ik With All Latest and Best News of the Day 57TH YEAR—NO. 17,555. SEMI-DICTATOR SEEN EDR RAILS OVER NATION Roosevelt Drives Forward With Plans With That End in View' Go-ordinator to De Named , With Power of Wartime Director WASHINGTON, March 31—<INSi —Undeterred by the savage opposition of organized labor, the Roosevelt administration drove steadily forward today with plans for setting up a semi-dictatorship over the nation's vast railroad system. The necessary legislation is expected to be ready for transmission to Congress next week. The plan contemplated the appointment of a federal co-ordinator, with powers comparable to those exercised by the war-time director general of railroads, and the creation of regional committees to be selected by the roads‘themselves. These committees would be charged with working out plans for: «1) More economical use of existing facilities; '2> elimination of waste; '3> elimination of duplicate services; and '4' greater utilization of each other’s equipment, trackage, terminals and rolling stock. The recommendations of the committees would go to the co-ordinator, who would be equipped with power to enforce their adoption where the carriers balk. Specific set-ups would be subject to review by the Interstate Commerce Commission. This would tend to minimize the possibility of dissenters rushing to court on the ground they were being denied due process of law. That the new deal for the railroads will face bitter opposition from or- Continued on Page Twenty STOLEN AUTOMOBILE FIG TR KS IN (RASH Daliv In cd Wire Deport* rf roiled Press (UP) and Interna'. Ona! News Service I INS (HESTER, PA., FRIDAY. MARCH 31, 1033 TWENTY-TWO PAGES PRICE, TWO CENTS Penna. Tippling Barred on Sundays; Stocks Is Penalty HARRISBURG. March 31 --(INS)—Beer drinking in Pennsylvania on Sunday may be a bit sub-rasa. Til ere still remains in the lawbooks a statute which punishes public tipplers on the Sabbath by tossing them into the stocks. The law. dated 1705, reads: "AU persons who are found drinking and tippling in alehouses, taverns or other public house or place, on the First Day of the week, commonly called Sunday, shall, for every offense, forfeit and pay one shilling and sixpence to any constable that shall demand the same, to the use of the poor.” Under the law, tipplers who refuse to disperse at the request of the constable must be hauled before a squire, who may punish them in the stocks. The joke is: There are no more such stocks in Pennsylvania. Believing his car to have been borrowed by a Deputy Sheriff to whom he had occasionally loaned it, Robert Wilson, of 1010 Flower street, upon making inquiries of the deputy, found that his car had been stolen from the drive adjacent to his home, early Wednesday morning. The deputy, Carl J. Boulden, of Feltonville, in company with Wilson, instituted searcli ior the missing vehicle and found it abandoned on the Upland road, east of the B. O railroad property. The left side fenders and splash pan, as well as hub caps and a wheel were damaged. Later, a warrant was served upon Wilson for reckless driving, the informant being Mrs. Rhoda Kelly, of Up’and. At the hearing before Magistrate John L. Wilgis, cf Upland. Mrs. Kelly , said that the Wilson car, sf the heavy sedan tv ne, had collided with her vehicle at Tenth and Main streets, Upland, shortly after IO o'clock Wednesday morning, but testimony was offered showing that Wilson was at his place of employment at Hie time of the collision. Mrs. Kelly said that tour Negroes were in the car at the time, and that although both vehicles stopped after the collision, neither driver asked to see the other's cards. The case was dismissed atter the principals reached un agreement pending the result of a search for the Negroes. SITT. OF POLK E POST NOT FILLED Ten days after an ordinance was passed on final reading, by Mayor William Ward, Jr., and members of City Council, creating the post of superintendent of police, with a salary of $2000 a year, no one has yet been named and very probably will not be named until next week. Mayor Ward stated this morning that the appointment would not be made today, although it was intimated there is a possibility that the appointee might be chasen before the end of the week. There are many rumors afloat concerning just who will finally be chosen, there being four possibilities, including two captains at present on the force. REVENU E AGENT TO SIT AT POLICE STATION RELIEF BILL FOR $500.00(i.ooo is; PASSED IN SENATE Backs (brants to the States by Vote of 55 to 17; Goes to House Forest Job Measure Also Is Approved and Signed by Roosevelt WASHINGTON, March 31 Congress took the first step in enacting President Roosevelt's "New Deal ' unemployment relief program yesterday when the Senate passed the Wagner-Costigan-La Follette bill providing a $500,000,000 fund for direct Federal grants to the States to relieve distress among the jobless and destitute. The vote was 55 to IT. Action followed a sharp debate in which the opposition to the second measure on the administration's program for helping the states to deal with unemployment came chiefly from "stand pat” Republicans, but no amendments of importance were adopted. Earlier the Senate approved without debate the conference report on the administration bill providing for the employment of 250,000 jobless men on reforestation work and sent it to the White House where the President signed it today. The President announced he would sign the measure and hopes to have the men at work within the next two weeks. On passage of the Wagner bill, 42 Democrats and 12 Republicans voted in favor and 2 Democrats and 15 rte- ICO B.C. BOYCOTT ON JEWS IS AIM OF HITLERITES Nazi Demonstrations Set for Saturday, Already in Swing Storm Troops .Mobilize for Mass Action in Every German City BERLIN, March 31 — (UP) Tho German nation was swept today by Nazi demonstrations desighed to pto-ducc a IOO per cent, boycott of all Jewish commerce at IO a. in. tomorrow. Local committees throughout the country were instructed to whip up enthusiasm through public parades of motor trucks bearing .slogans such as "Repel Jewell Atrocity Propaganda," "Boycott All Jewish Shops,' Don't Buy in Jewish Department Stores." "Dont    Patronize Jewish Lawyers or Doctors " Banners carried in parades declared that "the Jews are the cause of our misfortunes" and urged "good Germans" to stay away from all chain stores. The Nazi party's national boycott committee ordered the formation of local committees    to co-operate in the national movement, and suggested that the committees be recruited from shopkeepers and artisans of known adherence to Hitler and with some knowledge of the business methods and operations of Jewish firms. Instructions to    local committees were that race, not religion, should be considered in the boycott, and that' Christianized or    unorthodox Jews should be subjected to the same action as those who adhere to traditions of the faith. The "official” attitude toward firms in which Jews have only a financial interest, and which are managed by Christians, will be defined by later instructions. Foreign-owned chain stores such as Woolworth’® are not to be attacked or boycotted, according to the latest advices. Authorities today made it plain that “misconceptions” over the management of this particular chain had arisen. Arrangements were completed to place pickets in front of every Jewish MARTIAL FLAGS FLY AS TROOPS MASS FOR REICHSTAG OPENING Soldiers of the “new Germany,’' rigidly at attention as war time banners flew and martial music was played before Garrison < hun Ii in Potsdam, created lins pit lure during the militaristic ceremonies which attended the opening of tire new Iteiehstai;. RUTH JUDD’S JAIL ESCAPE FOILED Warden’s Office Reports Murderess Sawed 2 Bars of (VI! Window Continued on Page Twenty BINT HOT APPROVES FLORENCE, Ari/.., March SIGNS)- A plot for the daring escape of Winnie Ruth Judd, condemned "double trunk” murderess, from her cell in condemned row in the state prison here, was revealed today at the office of Warden A. CL Walker. A warrant has been issued for the arrest of the "velvet tigress' ” young brother. Burton McKinnell, for attempting to aid hrs pretty blonde sister to escape, ii was Ievealed Authorities want to question Mi - Continued on Page Twenty HOLY W EEK SERVICES AT NOON IN T HEATRE Noonday Holy services will be Stanley Theatre the 14 inclusive. Gilbert Griffin, Jr., of the State Revenue department, will sit at the. Charles Chester police station tomorrow Vernon morning to aid any of those requiring assistance to make their returns on the state emergency sales tax. Mr. Griffin this week divided his time between Chester', Media and Upper Darby, aiding a large number of merchants in making their returns and he expects to clean up the list, as far as possible tomorrow. Week devotional conducted in the from April IO to As in former years they will be under the direction of the Ministerial Association of Chester and Vicinity. The following speakers have been secured: Rev. Percy R. Stockman, superintendent of the Seaman’s Church Institute, of Philadelphia; Rev. Floyd Eichner, pastor of the Advocate Lutheran Church, of Philadelphia; Rev. F. Raymond Baker, pastor of the Second Baptist, Church, Wilmington, Del.; Rev. Alexander Mackie, D. D. pastor of the Tully Memorial Presbyterian Church, of Sharon Hill and Rev. Richard Radcliff. of the Sarah D Cooper Memorial M. E Church, of Philadelphia. Special musical selections are also being provided for each .service, DOG ATTACKS CHILD Sara Jane Gandy, 2106 West Sixth street, was bitten by a dog yesterday and she had the bite cauterized at the Chester Hospital, to where she was removed by Samuel News, an em-Company. News informed police the Company. News informed police! he vicious canine is owned by a family residing on Townsend street., near Third street. HIG.I W I) I HOM Cl STORY Timer inebriates constituted the class in police court this morning, all being discharged bv Magistrate Michael A. Honan. They were slated as James Lewus, 40, of Paulsboro; Boreska. 60, of Easton, and B. Walker, of Wilmington, Del. Kinneil about the presence of two $2,000,000 KEH EF BH J j (nail saws tound in Mrs. Judd s < ell Mrs. Judd had almost sawed two bars in two before attendants discovered what she had clone, it was stated at the warden’s office. Only the plea of the killer’s elderly mother, Mrs. H. J. MeKinnell, Darlington, Ind., prevented prison officials from putting Mrs. Judd in the dungeon. At the warden's office it w'as declared that Mrs. Judd’s hands were "raw and bleeding” when she was thwarted in her plot to escape, The attempt to escape occurred "about three weeks ago,” the warden’s office disclosed. It was said at (lie prison that Young McKinnell, formerly a university stu- I dent at Los Angeles had visited his j sister a short time before tile plot I was discovered. Despite the denial of her plea for I mercy yesterday by the State Pardon j Board, which ordered that Mrs. Judd be hanged April 21, the blonde slayer passed a "peaceful night” in her cell, it was stated at the warden’s office. Her white-haired mother, Mrs, McKinnell, was allowed I opasit the night with Mrs, Judd in her cell. SEEK EMPLOYMENT AT FOGAL BREWERY Undaunted by the uncertainty ol the Pennsylvania beer bill, many men have been, and are still applying for work at the local brewery, Second and Palmer streets. Each day finds a group in the vicinity of the premises, hopefully waiting for any encouraging wold that might reach them from officials of the plant. At. the present however, the work being done, that of preparing Hie plant for operation, is in the hands of contractors. Electricians, pipe-fil-ters, carpenters and machinists employed by these contractors are the only ones in the building. Some of those men assembling at the plant daily, are former employes of the plant. I DEAD, IO HURT, AS PLANE HARRISBURG, March 31    (UP)-- Governor Gifford Pinchot planned to lay Pennsylvania.® relief needs before President Roosevelt and the Reconstruction Finance Corporation in Washington today. Before .starting for Washington he signed the Talbot bill appropriating $2,000,000 for relief, one-half of it for April and the other half for May. He included the April allotment in his estimate of available funds. The Governor recalled that the R F. C. twice had advised him that Pennsylvania must do more to help itself in the relief question than it has been doing. On his return to his office here Saturday. he plans to act on the McClure bill .setting up a constitutional convention for ratification or rejection of the Eighteenth Amendment. The Pinchot "action” is not experted to be favorable to the plan of Sen. John J McClure and a veto is expected in circles close to the executive. WASHINGTON. March 31 (INS) Pennsylvania needs a government loan of $3,350,000 with which to care for its destitute unemployed during < April. Governor Gifford Pinchot said today when he called at Die White House to talk with President Roosevelt. After his conference he conferred with directors of the R F. C. relative to getting aq additional loan for his State for this amount. "Tile State needs $6 700.000 to get through the month of April." the Governor said. "We have about half this amount and want the R. F C. to loan us the remainder. "There are about two million perrons in my State who have to be fed ” DETAIN COPPLE WHO HAI) WEAPON Found with a revolver and .several dum-dum bullets in their possession, Gertrude Fl.vte, 15. of Pottsville, and her companion, James Norden, it) of Upper Darby, were held bv Philadelphia police today for a hearing on a charge of violating th" Witkins firearms act. Poiic*' declined to reveal details of the arrest pending further investigation. VICTIM OF SWORD STARRING DIES Stabbed in the back with a sword three days ago, James Jacobs, Negro, of 1431 West Ninth street, died yesterday afternoon in the Chester Hospital. His alleged attacker, George Bailey, 20, of St. Johns street, who /surrendered to police 24 hours after the .‘tabbing, was an liminary hearing morning and wa Basketball ’foam Figures in ( rash Near Neodesha; Motors Fail NEODESHA, Kau, March 31 ‘INS) Pour persons were killed and IO injured when a Ford tri-motor airplane, enroute from Tulsa, Okla., to Winnipeg, Kan , with members of the Winnipeg Toilers’ basketball team, era,'hod in a field sown miles northeast of here today. The dead: Michael Shea, a player. A. Ii. Hakes, the pilot, H. G. Eggen, co-pilot. J. JI. O'Brien. The plane was owned by the Three Hawks Flying Service, of Mc.Tis, Min n. One of the members of the Winn! peg learn ^aid that a few minute before the crash, the motors of the plane .seemed to la1 in trouble, Suddenly the emit .started to lose altitude, and tile pilot .shouted: "We're going to have to land. Everyone look out for himself,” A moment later it. nose?dived with a terrific crash. The plane was badly crushed by Hie impact. Persons living near (lie OCCASIONAL KAIN ANI) WARMER TOD AA Occasional rain and warmer is the prediction today in Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland. There will be rain to morrow also, with colder weather tomorrow night. 'Tile highest temperature here yes-tenuiy was 58 degrees at 4 30 p. rn., and the lowest was 37, at 6 45 a ut. The average of 48 was two degrees above normal for tile date but two dee,:    below    the    nVereage March 30 la: ! • ea:    Ma    Mumm    I-    mpi la!',: - for the date is 83, established in 1910, and minimum 18, in 1887, Sunrise today was at 5 46 a. rn , and sunset will be ut 6.24 p. rn., Eastern Standard time, EIRE COMPANY ( HARTER SHINED NO of Court Terminates < on I roversy Bet \v e e ii Ri\ al Linw nod Groups After litigation In Court for nearly I 18 months, a charter has been; granted to the Friend; hip F ire Company. No. 2, of Linwood. The charter was signed by President Judge W Roger Fronefield. In the fall of 1031 a petition was with the Court to charter Hie y formed fire company, by resi-s of Linwood, most of whom had former members of Linwood Company, No. I. The leader of SECURITIES BILL HEARINGS OPEN Sales of Issues Must Be Submitted for Riuid Inspection, Iii!! Says irigned for a prein police eourt this held without bond for a continued morning. Bailey, who w,. day by detectives, surrendered, thai home and became gument with h Bailey. It. wa. his mother in the Iv mg tomonow be questioned to-told police after he Jacobs visited his engaged rn an ar-s motlier. Agues lier Jacobs .‘-truck mouth that Bailey grabbed the sword at aid. His mother alo wound in the hip out ii went to her civ cd a stab the melee I Ilif f TOOK IU MILICH ! PROBE OF MORRAN PATSY DAMATO BANK IS SOUGHT RITES CONDUCTED A headlight 1 automobile of F. wyn. while the Fourth and B int Peter, wa; ail tournament and loss until he wa;; va; stolen from the W Peters, of Boolh-rar was parked at mg streets, last night, 'tiding a basketball failed to discover his ready to drive home. I S, I RI XM RY BALANT I HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY (ll? United Pres*) AT M.I X ( XI ll N I E 1—Before. Heinie, Peace Leg, Larry Shot. Plum Shot. 2—Ah Deghah, Privately. Pawn, Cartage, f ate Cream. Cecellia, Miss Fasidonplate, Beset 3—I rrd Baker. Nellis Basil, bn I dge. I—Plain ( lollies, xiv ( toss. Lower Ten, Royal Realm, Sinner. 5— None , 6— None . 7—iNonei. 8—Sakura. XX rather, clear; traik, fast, AT TROTH XL PXKK 1—Charlie* Girl, vpot Pot. 2—None. 3—(ira* las. Monish, 4—Serren Idol. 5—Broadway Lichis, Howd\ Boy. 6—None. 7—Brandon Prime, Don t Blush. 8—Lonesome Pine. Heather, cloudy; track, fast. Committee Klans to Air Stock and Bond Sales of Private Financiers WASHRINGTON, March 31 Copyright, 1933. by United Press' Senate stock market investigators were battering a breach today rn the prey stone fortress at Broad and Wall streets, New York, in which J. P. Morgan and Co. guards sea cts of t he world s most famous investment banking hour?*. Morgan and Co. heads the list in a renewed inquiry into practices of investment banker- who have floated billions of securities The data obtained is expected to be used by Congress and the adrmnlst aition in framing additional legislation to protect investors. Details of Chesapeake and Ohio R inroad financing pc. form'd bv the house of Morgan for the Van Swer-ingen brothers, of Cleveland, are believed to be included in the information sought. Apparently reliable reports indicate the inquiry may extend to the Aluminum Company of America, controlled by the Mellon interests, of Pittsburgh. i    Continued on Page Twenty Beer Baron Slain Tuesday N i Ii t by Gangsters, Buried This .Morning Thousands of morbidly curious persons congregated in front of tin home of Pasqual <Patsy) D’Amato. 335 Kerim street, this morning as the expensive ca?ket containing the corpse of ti)'' murdered beer baron, was being taken for a last lide. So great was the crowd thai it requir'd the combined efforts of a half dozen un.formed policemen to keep traffic flowing in Third street, near Kerlin street Third street was lined bv persons so that the stranger might have thought a great parade was to take place. The cortege was a large one, several automobiles being required to carry the hundreds of floral designs. The hearse was preceded by a dozen automobiles, in which rode members of a fraternal organization of which D Amato wa -, a member. They also carried an American and an Italian flag. Other thousands viewed the body last nigh’ there being a continual flow of persons through the D'Amato ( ontinurd on Page Twenty WASHINGTON, —Treasury balant $506 948.329 60; 358 47; custom; March 31 —(INS) me* ii", of March 29, expenditures fl $5,228* receipts, $15 969,507 47, Hie of the crash ran out to aid iii extricating the injured. Some of the injured were pinned so firmly that ground had to be dug out around them to permit their removal, Within a If vv minutes automobiles bearing doctor, from Ncodi ha began arriving, and emergency treatment was administered to the injured as they wen* removed from the plane. The erasli occurred on the second anniversary of the airplane tragedy , which ended tip* I lie of Knute Rock ne, famous Notre Dame Uni-verslty football coach, and seven o’liers at Bazaar, Kau , 6<) miles northeast Of Neodesha. VANDALS HAMADE UNOCCUPIED PLANT An u n o c c u p I e d manufacturing plant, formerly the Stevenson Cold Storage plant, now owned by the Jamin,on Cold Stoiage Company, o* Maryland, has been damaged to the extent of more than $1000 by vandals. police received a letter today from J. V. J amtmen, president of the compline. informing them that hundreds of window panes have been broken, i fixtures stolen and wood carted away. I The official blames much of Ute damner on a group of men who congregate near the plant daily and ‘ itage "moonshine” parties. filed new I dent! been Fire the group was Joseph C. Dougherty, former chief, who. according to members of Hu* original company, had I 'n dropp'd floin tncmbnship uftei there had been a disagreement. Mr Dougherty claimed he had resigned and a number of other firemen also » ii. th;* Linwood Company, because of ayin pa thy with him. Aller fes lineny had lawn heard In Court, the charter wa not granted, but the matter was reopened, with the result that the Court has approved the charter. fille office, . named in the charter of the Friendship Company are President, William Cl. Lewis; vice president, Chark- Hill; treasurer, Joseph c Dougherty; recording secretary, F.amuel c McDonough; financial sec-VI (ary, Gay Wells; chief, Huebner Mar? hail; superintendent of apparail! , Mortimer Gilbert; trustees. Andrew Mar'flail, Robert LeFave and Thomas J. Ruling STATE OI I M IAE WILL (OVE ADDRESS WASHINGTON, March 31 (INS) The United Slates has done less to protect buyers of .securities than any other civilized nation, Huston Thompson, former member of the Federal Trade Commi ton told the House Inter tate Commerce committee today iii opening hearings on President Roosevelt\s securities bill. ! In drafting the measure, Thomp-I son explained, the President's ad-j visors .studied all foreign law . as well las securities acts in this couthry, j Among the far reaching proposals In the bill, ho enumerated: AII ad-j vert cements for sale of securities : moving in interstate commerce must, | | be submitted to the Federal Trade Commission together vvtth a statr-i menu of tin* condition of the com-1 puny issuing the securities Ail radio speeches advertising securities must be submitted to the j Trude Commission in advance and a statement, must be made of telephone 1 conversations in the sale of securities Foreign nations are given the right to scil securities directly In this coun- ' try without interference I But lf the foreign government s**11r ' the 1 remit aes to an investment banker J who in turn sells them to the indivi- I dual they are treated on the same' bu? Us a;, side of American securities, j Tracing Hie history of securities j legislation, Thompson said that .Senator (ria (De of Virginia while Secretary of the Treasury in IHI!* asked I the Federal Trade Commission to set up machinery to halt Hic fraud of liberty bond investors who were sell- I mg bonds and buying securities. "We found that it was not the j wildcat issues coming out of the west . that enured trouble but that many is- ( sue:: were being sold out of New York by trig houses that needed investigation” said Thompson i While praising the "blue .sky’' laws of 47 states, Thompson said that state ; laws alone can not curb securities, fraud The .state laws, he said, can be evaded nu WARD YOUTH REPORTED MISSI NC (ZEH AY, O’BRIEN, PLATT, SERVOSS ARE SENTENCED Ex-Magistrate and J Minor Officers, Convicted of Extortion, ( onspiracy Sentences \re Pronounced In Ewo Visiting Jurists AN ho Tried (’uses Hen! enc d Iv two \J mg judges at Media this afternoon, former Justle# of the Peace Joseph ll. C/ekay. of I Che ter township, \« a., enter.red to a total of 7 years and will also have to pay tines amounting to $1000 and casts of prosecution. Co-defendant, former Constable ►Shirley O'Brien, of Tinicum township; Constable Frank Plait, of Ridley *1 vv:i mp, aud Special Deputy Sheriff William Servos®, of Eddystone, were carli .sentenced to serve one year and pay a fine of $100 aud costs of prosecution. Hie prosecution of the former official.. grew out of a raid and the later (rial of Frank D'Amato, of Knowlton road, Middletown township, whoso farm was raided by the quartet on the morning of August 4 D’Amato, "(’Ii    V*. is convicted. ‘ quealed” on C.xka.v and his companions, charging them with an attempt to “shake hun down." C/ekay was tilt sentenced by Judge Norman 'I Boose, of Somerset county, before whom Cz.ekay was convicted tor the second time at th# January .s- ion, of criminal court. lo this ca e. (.Yekey was. convicted of two connu, conspiracy and misbehaviour in office. On the first count he wa sentenced to servo from I to 2 year' and pay a fine of 1300 and costs and on Hie second count, I year in jail and a fine of $100 and con Is;, Judge Ray P. Sherwood, before whom (firkin pleaded guilty to 58 indictment:    the    former    'squire was entcnerd to serve from 3 to 4 years, pay a fine of $400 and the casts of Continued on Page Twenty WON THE WACEK HPT WAS A LOSER "I * t one in la    shouted    Ed Mediator!: as he dived into tile icy vinier; of Brooms lls Darn. at. Media, yesterday It was a small wager lh.J c.tu.ed Cd to risk pneumonia by being the first to take a swim this year. He had stripped off las clothes, lipped into an old bathing suit and w e led no time in getting the ordeal over wit Ii, As lie came up and scrambled onto the dock and into the boat, house, he asked for the quarter he had just won, "Quarter nothing." was the answer, "you owe the boat club fifty cents for that swim.” He I in el forgotten that the ii iii ii with whom he made the wager wa; an official of the club which tins sole swimming rights at tile place. Incidentally, this is the first year rn a good many I lint anyone haji beaten Charles 'Draki Allen in the first swim of the season. The former titleholder claims that more than oner liar, lie enjoyed a plunge in th# lake on February 22, Washington's birthday. (Hid, is injured IN Al TO ( RASH Flizabeth Munir’, 17, of New York, ■ my ' • 11 ITC red a lacerated scalp v. rn ti a ear driven bv lier companion, Carnuel Chew, of "Caum.” Radnor, era lied into Hie rear of an auto at Mon’ ’1 ninerv avenue and Gulf road, Narberth. The oilier ear, which had topped for a traffic light, was driven bv Perer. a1 Paris, of Montrose avenue, Rosemont. J opicsof Times William Wiser, Parker siree! from home today, terday morning, af 1229 sing Jr., 18. of reported n He vanished yes-cr he had drawn wages from a Marcus where he was em* Ho Franklin School Pupils Get Government Praise cr Cfi Talbot, speaker of the of Representatives at Harrisburg. and sponsor of several relief measures, will be Hie principal ? peaker at a meeting to be hold tonight in the Baptist Hocial Hall, Lansdowne and Lacrosse avenues. Lansdowne, under the aupicc:, of the Family Welfare Society of Pastern Delaware county. TAX REDUCTION IS REINO SOUGHT Alleged Excessive Rales Attacked by Speakers at Sharon Hill Meeting a final week'; Hook indu.str. ployed. Relatives can ascribe no reason for his disappearance .other than the boy is afflicted with th** wanderlust, Previously, he ran away from home, hut was apprehended in Richmond, Va. He is described as being 5 feet, ll inches in height, weighs 155 pounds and lias four upper teeth missing. When he was last seen he wore a blue suit. brown overcoat and a tan .scarf He wore no hat It. is thought he may have headed for New York. or some mid-western city. riYii CONFIRMS CLASS Impressive Ceremonies at St. Paul’s P. E. (’bureb Last Evening The pupils of the I. auk!.u School have shown then IOO per cent Americanism by volunteering their services to their country to aid in the present economic crisis. Through the editor of the Franklin Almanac, Bill Veite, they wrote to President Franklin D. Roosevelt and asked in what manner they might aid in the problems of their country, President Roosevelt, as all good leaders do, turned Billy's message over to one of his lieutenants, William John Cooper, Commissioner of Education Mr Cooper, conscious of the spirit behind the letter and realizing that the attitude of th** Franklin School children was on a parallel with that of thousands of other school children throughout the United States, sent a very courteous] reply to Editor Veite, in which he pointed out ways that a1} children in the United States can aid their President and their country, The letter follow • Mr Billy Veite "Editor of Hie Franklin Almanac, “340 West Seventh street, “Cheater, Pa. "My dear Mr Veit* “Your letter, addressed to President Roosevelt, ha* been referred to tins office for reply. "It seems to me that one of th*1 ways by which .school children can help iii the present economic situation is to make the best possible use of the educational opportunities offered by th**ir respective communities (ontinurd on Lafe twenty An audience that filled the auditorium of .Sharon Hill Borough Hall last night, heard speaker?! attack the alleged exer tive cost of government attacked from three disttiu? angles municipal, county and state. Th** occasion was the second mass meeting of the recently formed ►Sharon Hill Taxpayer Association, which has for its vowed purpose the reduction of county, borough and school taxes and the reduction of :i sesf merit on borough properties, which member of the organization declare to b*' exorbitant, in comparison with other nearby municipalities O*o Lemhau *i, recently elected president of the organization, was in charge of the meeting, with J. K, MarMullin, secretary, as isling. The first speaker of the evening was .Samuel D Clyde, of Chester, president of Hie Delaware County Taxpayers’ League, who went into the question of reduction of expenses from several viewpoints. Referring to a demand for a re- Continucd on I’age Twenty* Hi Rev. Francis M Taut, bis]top of the Pennsylvania Diocese of the Protestant Episcopal Church, and a resident of this city. administered the Apostolic Rite of Confirmation on a class of 35 last evening, upon his annual confirmation wit to Bt. Paul's Church, Broad and Madison streets, where for 38 years he was rector before he became bi? hop Bishop Tall! opened hi > sermon with un rxpre non of the pleasure he felt at again being in the pulpit before the congregation which he directed for so many years, “I have assisted at the confirmation of the parents of a number of the members I of this present confirmation group,” he said. The text of his sermon was taken from the parable of the feeding of the multitude Bishop Vaitt stressed j the pas age where the Disciples asked of the Lord, "From whence can we feed these men here in th** wilderness?" and the answer of the Lord. How many loaves have ye ” as an ( ontiuued on Page I went.' I Tomorrow being April I. a number of bill collectors who think they will collect are going to be fooled. Slate highway patrolmen .say thew are going to ai rest all April I Joke* that are traveling on the highway without the inspection 'ag en th# windshield, Th*' fon: r German Kau "T think# h** will be called back some day. Well, he , been called everything Traffic Scrgi ant Farraday say* some motorist.' drive a.s though they own th** street. Others drive as though they own th** cars, we might add, Media l ip. warn they are going to stop petting parties. They have the weapon there -the marriage ficen.vo bureau. The average merchant will tell you that most women who stop in front of stere windows merely pause to reflect. A lo* a1 re .laura nt that advertises home-made pies is certainly giving the home a hard name, A brewery in Newark, N. J., dumped 5000 gallons of near-beer down a ewer Mavbe they are just setting a good example for every other •ms in gov: insane in W if-saw puzzl of Jig-SttW I men! hospital* ..r.gron demand Bu* there ar# de fans still at The Weather XX X S ll I N (. to N, Marc I) .".I — Weather ioi*mu>< Lantern Peiuwyl. v.tiua. Occasional rain tonight anti •saturday; wanner tonight and ill southeast portion Saturday. (older Saturday night. Western Pennsylvania—Ruin tonight aud Saturday; warmer iii east portion tonight, colder Saturday, TODAY S. I! MFLRAU RI S 6 a. rn. 7 a. rn. 8 a. rn. 9 a. rn. IO a. rn. ,,. 46 ll a. rn, ,.. 46 Noon .,47 I p rn, ..50 2 p. rn, „ 48 .,49 .. 50 ,52 52 Y ;

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